Documents show the FBI telling the intelligence court that Carter Page "has been collaborating and conspiring with the Russian government."Heavily redacted »
On Feb. 1, 2017, exactly 12 days after President Trump’s inauguration, then-national security adviser Mike Flynn strode to the White House lectern to deliver a 101-second statement that excoriated Iran for its “destabilizing behavior across the entire Middle East.” Criticizing the administration of President Barack Obama for failing “to respond adequately to Tehran’s malign actions,” Flynn was blunt. In the war of words, Iran responded in kind. “America is the No. 1 enemy of our nation,” Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said in November.
Hilde Hall felt “elated” to finally start hormone treatment after a trip to her doctor in April ― until an Arizona pharmacist refused to fill one of her prescriptions at CVS. Without giving a clear reason, the man “just kept asking, loudly and in front
The father of two students who survived the Parkland high school shooting in February was fatally shot during an armed robbery at his own convenience store on Tuesday afternoon. Ayub Ali, 61, was working at Aunt Molly’s Food Store in North Lauderdale, Florida, when an unidentified man wearing a black vest, reddish-orange shorts and a skull cap with 'Miami' stitched on the front entered the shop, CBS Miami reports. The victim was rushed to Broward Health Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Judge Brett Kavanaugh and Sen. Cory Booker (Photo illustration: Yahoo News; photos: AP) WASHINGTON — New Jersey Democratic Sen. Cory Booker sent a letter to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh Friday asking the judge to pledge to recuse himself from
A crappy promotion is leaving San Diego Comic-Con attendees flush with excitement: Toilet seat covers featuring the face of Deadpool.Above the Marvel hero’s foul-mouthed face are the words “This is all Fox could afford,” alluding to the film studio that
The White House was supportive of the praise that some of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh‘s 350 law students from Harvard, Yale, and Georgetown gave in anonymous evaluations while they were in his classes. Kavanaugh has also received his fair share of criticism from the academic community following his nomination.
President Donald Trump met with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland on Monday. The two met one-on-one behind closed doors and Trump called the private discussion a "good start." However, the meeting was overshadowed by the president casting doubt on the U.S. intelligence community's assessment that Russia interfered in the 2016 election. Other major headlines of the week included former President Barack Obama deploring leaders who lie with 'utter loss of shame,' Maria Butina being indicted on charges of being a Russian agent and a volcanic lava "bomb" injuring people on tour boat in Hawaii.
The Latest on the shooting of a doctor as he rode his bike. Houston police say a cardiologist who once treated former President George H.W. Bush was fatally shot as he rode his bicycle through the city's Texas Medical Center by an unidentified man also on a bike. Houston Police Executive Assistant Chief Troy Finner says the shooting happened around 9 a.m. Friday as Dr. Mark Hausknecht was going northbound through the medical center.
On July 18, the Spanish newspaper El País reported that Spain’s four advanced S-80 submarines under construction had proven too big to fit in their docks at Cartagena. The naval base, located on the Mediterranean Sea in southeastern Spain, has been the home of the Spain’s submarine fleet since 1918, but its docks measure three meters shorter than the boats they will need to accommodate. The Spanish Navy—the Armada—currently operates three French-built Agosta-class S-70 submarines commissioned in the mid-1980s.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Democratic U.S. House nominee Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez came to this Great Plains state on Friday night to try to show that their brand of progressive populism can win over voters anywhere in the country. The duo, one the 76-year-old grandfather of democratic socialism in America, the other its new 28-year-old superstar from New York City, came to a convention center here to campaign for Brent Welder, a former Obama and Sanders campaign official who is running in the Democratic primary to challenge vulnerable GOP Rep. Kevin Yoder in Kansas’ 3rd District.
At least 14 people have been wounded, two of them seriously, in a knife attack on a bus in Germany. A suspect - believed to be in his mid-30s - has been arrested after the stabbings in the northern city of Luebeck on Friday afternoon. The packed bus was heading in the direction of Travemuende, a popular beach, when a man pulled a weapon on passengers, according to local media.
China's President Xi Jinping inked a clutch of trade accords Saturday on the first visit by a Chinese leader to Senegal in almost a decade. Senegalese President Macky Sall welcomed his counterpart to Dakar for afternoon talks before Xi continues a tour of the region Sunday, heading to Rwanda, then South Africa on Tuesday ahead of a BRICs summit of developing nations starting Wednesday.
President Donald Trump has had a hard time this week explaining his relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin, so maybe it’s no surprise he tried to change the subject Friday evening. Trump apparently decided it was time to throw out some red meat to his base and distract their attention from the Russia investigation and toward NFL players kneeling during the national anthem. On Thursday, the NFL decided to put its protest policy on hold while it figures out “a solution to the anthem issue through mutual, good faith commitments, outside of litigation,” according to The Associated Press.
WWE wrestler Ronda Rousey may look fearless in the ring, but she's never faced a shark — until now. In her special, the former UFC champ feeds sharks with Australian adventurer Paul de Gelder, who has lost an arm and a leg to a shark. Discovery’s launch of “Shark Week" couldn't be timelier.
Thousands of people were without power Friday after a flurry of unexpected tornadoes swept through central Iowa, injuring at least 17 people and flattening buildings in three cities. In Marshalltown, where 10 people were injured, brick walls collapsed into the streets, roofs were blown off buildings and the cupola of the historic courthouse tumbled to the ground. More than 5,800 customers remained without power in Marshalltown early Friday, and natural gas service has been shut down in part of the city, according to Alliant Energy.
The National Rifle Association hasn’t endorsed Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan’s bid for re-election this November, but the Republican governor told a group of student activists Friday that he wouldn’t accept the organization’s support even if it offered. Hogan was speaking at a meeting at Great Mills High School, where a student fatally shot a classmate in March and then killed himself. The governor was on hand to discuss firearms policy ahead of a student-led gun violence rally set to be held in Annapolis this weekend, according to The Washington Post.
Feds think that $69,258 for a police car is too much. Chargers are popular among the police force. In fact, Dodge offers a fleet option for the fast sedan, known as the Charger Pursuit, for $32,020 a piece (or higher, depending on the options). Cops
Gaza's militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead, once again pulling the sides back from the brink of a full-fledged war. Israel and Hamas have fought three such wars over the past decade and Hamas agreed to the second such cease-fire in a week under heavy Egyptian and international pressure. Israel has stepped up strikes since then to signal its new threshold for engagement after months of largely refraining to act.
In a telephone conversation with U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, the top Russian diplomat said the charges against Butina were fabricated and called for her prompt release, according to a Foreign Ministry statement. Butina was ordered jailed in the U.S. on July 19 until her trial on charges she conspired to establish a back channel between Russians and American politicians.
Christopher Charles Cantwell, a white supremacist who was labeled the “crying Nazi” after he posted a video of himself sobbing in fear of being arrested for assault at last year’s deadly rally in Charlottesville, will no longer be allowed to step foot in Virginia. Cantwell, 37, pleaded guilty to two counts of assault and battery on Friday, NBC 29 reported. As part of his plea agreement, Cantwell was told to leave Virginia within eight hours and not to return for five years.
Russia's FSB security services raided a top space research centre Friday as part of an investigation into staff alleged to have passed secret information on Moscow's hypersonic missile programme to the West. The raid took place on the Central Research Institute of Mechanical Engineering (TsNIIMash), which is the Russian space agency Roscosmos's in-house think tank. The search came just one day after the Defense Ministry published several videos of new weapons systems - two of which were Russia’s publicly acknowledged hypersonic missile projects.
Horace Coleman was involved in a youth football organization for more than 40 years, the Kansas City Star reported. “My heart is very heavy … I lost all my children,” Coleman told CBS Indianapolis affiliate WTTV.
A fire that claimed the life of one firefighter and injured two others near California's Yosemite national park has almost doubled in size in three days, authorities said Friday. The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) said the so-called Ferguson fire had spread to an area of 22,892 acres (92.6 square kilometers), and is so far only 7 percent contained. More than 2,700 people are tackling the blaze, which started a week ago in the Sierra Nevada forest.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday backed President Hassan Rouhani's suggestion that Iran may block Gulf oil exports if its own exports are stopped and said negotiations with the United States would be an "obvious mistake". Rouhani's apparent threat earlier this month to disrupt oil shipments from neighbouring countries came in reaction to looming U.S. sanctions and efforts by Washington to force all countries to stop buying Iranian oil. "(Khamenei) said remarks by the president ... that 'if Iran's oil is not exported, no regional country's oil will be exported,' were important remarks that reflect the policy and the approach of (Iran's) system," Khamenei's official website said.