Responding to years of derision by President Trump, Sen. Elizabeth Warren released an analysis showing "strong evidence" that she has indigenous heritage.Details »
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is calling on Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to cancel his planned appearance at an economic summit in Saudi Arabia later this month following the disappearance and suspected murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a Washington-based Saudi reporter who has been writing opinion columns for The Washington Post, went missing after he was captured on video entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey earlier this month. “He walked into that consulate and he never came out,” Rubio said on CNN.
Law enforcement has recovered the remains of 11 infants hidden in a false ceiling inside a Detroit funeral home that was shuttered earlier this year. The bodies were located inside a “hidden false ceiling between the first and second floor of the funeral home,” Detroit Police Lt. Detective Brian Bowser said during a Friday press conference, part of which was posted on Twitter by Detroit News reporter Sarah Rahal. Bowser added that police do not know why the bodies were stowed in the ceiling.
A British mountain biker has been shot dead in the French Alps after he was mistaken for an animal by a local hunter. Marc Sutton, 34, originally from south Wales, died on Saturday evening after being struck by a single bullet while cycling in thick woods near the ski resort of Les Gets. Mr Sutton, a chef, had lived in the Alps for a number of years and owned and ran a restaurant with his girlfriend near the village of Morzine.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said he’s not thrilled by liberal protesters disrupting conservative activities or being rude. The former presidential candidate told Jake Tapper on CNN’s “State of the Union” that he strongly supports mobilizing the American people to stand up for economic, social, racial and environmental justice but that there are more and less effective ways to go about this. “I am not a great fan of being rude or disrupting activities,” Sanders said.
Over 1,700 search and rescue personnel are in Florida searching for survivors of the Category 4 storm.
A cat just minutes away from possibly getting thrown into the jaws of a trash compactor has a new chance at life thanks to a kind New York City couple. Raymond Deidesheimer, a 28-year-old Bronx resident, walked past a pile of garbage bags with his girlfriend on Wednesday morning when a cat carrier in the heap caught their attention, local news station Pix 11 reports. The group, which called Deidesheimer a “bona-fide HERO” in an Instagram post, named the large black-and-white cat Raymond after his rescuer ― though the cat’s name was later expanded to Earnest Raymond.
The eruption of Guatemala's Fuego volcano ended Saturday, an official source said, with locals escaping a repeat of June's eruption that killed 190. "All of this activity is expected to disappear in the coming hours," said a bulletin from Guatemala's government agency for seismology (Insivumeh), without ruling out that it could pick up again in coming days. The latest eruption began in the early hours of Friday, with 62 people evacuated and a highway near the 3,763 meter volcano, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Guatemala City, closed.
Search and rescue volunteers have located hundreds of people reported missing in the U.S. Southeast after Hurricane Michael tore through their Florida Panhandle communities, but the death toll of at least 18 was expected to rise. Crews heard cries for help and crowbarred into a mobile home crumpled by the storm in Panama City, freeing a mother and daughter, both diabetics who had been trapped in a closet without insulin for two days and were on the verge of diabetic shock, rescuers said on Saturday. There are people out here on dialysis, but there is no power," said Taylor Fontenot, 29, a roofing contractor from Sugar Land, Texas, and founder of 50 Star SAR, a volunteer search and rescue organization.
A month after Russia, Turkey and Iran came together in a last-ditch effort to avert a potentially catastrophic Syrian government offensive in Idlib, they appear to have succeeded in creating a buffer zone around the northern rebel-held province, defusing tensions in a major flashpoint area. The deal has for now averted a government offensive on the last major opposition stronghold in Syria, where tens of thousands of militants, including foreign jihadis, live alongside 3 million civilians and opposition fighters. Days ahead of an Oct. 10 deadline, Turkey-backed rebels and an al-Qaida-linked alliance pulled their heavy weaponry back from the front lines in accordance with the deal struck between the Russian and Turkish presidents.
Jamie Dimon, chief executive of JPMorgan Chase, and Bill Ford, chairman of the Ford Motor Co., are the latest business leaders to drop out of an investment conference in Saudi Arabia in the wake of the disappearance and presumed murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Khashoggi, a Saudi reporter and columnist for The Washington Post, has not been seen since entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey earlier this month.
Georgia Sen. David Perdue (R) reportedly grabbed a cell phone from a university student who was questioning him about potential voter suppression in the state, in a tense encounter captured on video this weekend. The clip, uploaded to Twitter on Saturday by Georgia Tech’s Young Democratic Socialists of America chapter, shows a student walking up to Perdue to ask him about his appearance on campus to endorse Georgia secretary of state Brian Kemp (R) for governor. Kemp is in a heated battle with Democratic nominee Stacey Abrams, and drew scrutiny last week after the Associated Press reported that his office had frozen 53,000 voter registrations ahead of the midterm elections, more than 70 percent of which were linked to African Americans.
A couple in Lower Manhattan eats, sleeps, and breathes Belgian superstar Vincent Van Duysen's simple yet soulful aesthetic
“The question that is in the hearts of so many is: Why?” The Rev. O. Robert DeMartinis told hundreds of mourners. DeMartinis spoke on an altar flanked by pictures of Allison King, sister Abigail Jackson and her husband Adam Jackson, sister Mary Dyson and her husband Robert Dyson, sister Amy Steenburg and her husband Axel Steenburg and his older brother, Richard Steenburg.
“We have people trying to come in like never before,” Trump told reporters as he departed the White House on Saturday for a campaign rally in Richmond, Kentucky. “I want a lot of people to come in,” but they must do so legally, Trump added. The Washington Post reported on Friday that the White House was reconsidering a policy known as “zero tolerance” that caused nearly 3,000 children to be taken from their caregivers and placed in federal custody after they were apprehended crossing the border earlier this year.
The P226 is shorter but wider, whereas both guns’ barrel lengths are almost identical. The Glock weighs two ounces less than the all-metal Sig fully loaded while fitting two more rounds in the magazine. The Glock 17 and Sig Sauer P226 are two of the most popular handguns on the American firearms market.
Google, said on Monday it would offer Motorbike Mode on Google Maps in Kenya, offering the voice navigation service for bike riders in Africa for the first time. Google, part of the U.S. firm Alphabet Inc, already provides the service in Asian nations, such as India. "For over a million Kenyans, boda bodas are a convenient and affordable way to move and transport goods from one place to another," Google said in a statement.
A Michigan man has been found guilty of assault after firing his gun at a black teenager who stopped by his home to ask for directions to school. The incident was caught on the man’s home security camera, and shows the teenager approach the home and knock on the door. The man, Jeffrey Ziegler, was convicted of assault with attempt to murder and possession of a firearm the commission of a felony on Friday.
By suspending badly-needed fuel deliveries to the Gaza Strip after deadly clashes, Israel has cast doubts on the viability of the hard-won measure aimed at helping the Palestinian people and easing tensions. The deal, brokered by the United Nations and backed by the United States, Israel and others, had seen thousands of litres of Qatari-bought fuel trucked into Gaza daily to boost the impoverished territory's electricity supply. The Gaza health ministry said seven Palestinians were killed.
Saudi stocks made a strong comeback on Monday after days of heavy losses in economic fallout linked to political tensions over the disappearance of prominent journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Sunday's plunge in the Saudi bourse was the worst in years and came after US President Donald Trump threatened Riyadh with "severe punishment" if Khashoggi was killed inside its Istanbul mission. Riyadh responded by warning it would retaliate against any sanctions imposed on it, as more Western firms distanced themselves from a major investment conference in Saudi Arabia later this month.
Iran's president on Sunday tried to downplay U.S. sanctions targeting the country's vital oil and gas sector that are set to be restored next month. President Donald Trump's administration has been steadily restoring sanctions on Iran since he withdrew from the 2015 nuclear accord in May. Iran has been grappling with an economic crisis in recent months, with its currency plunging to historic lows and sporadic protests breaking out. Rouhani said the current U.S. administration is the "most hostile" ever toward Iran, but that his country will overcome the sanctions through "unity and integrity." He said his administration has allocated some $15 billion to purchase basic goods in the current Iranian year, which ends next March.
A 37-year-old man is suspected of shooting five men with a handgun early Saturday evening in the backyard of a home in the small town of Taft, north of Corpus Christi, said Sgt. Nathan Brandley of the Texas Department of Public Safety. Police were searching on Sunday for the suspected gunman, Ronnie Rodriguez Sr., and have also arrested his son, Ronnie Rodriguez Jr., 20, in connection with the shooting, Brandley said. It was not clear whether any children were in the backyard at the time, Brandley said, but preliminary information was that most of them were inside the home.
Princess Eugenie of York and Jack Brooksbank have released four official photos from their wedding day, including one of the bride in a stunning silk reception gown the evening of the ceremony. The newlyweds were “delighted” to share the photos, said a statement from Buckingham Palace. The couple was married Friday at St. George’s Chapel at Windsor Castle before hundreds of guests, including Liv Tyler, Demi Moore, Ricky Martin, Kate Moss, Naomi Campbell, Andrea Bocelli (who sang at the ceremony) and members of the royal family.
President Donald Trump defended his treatment of Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who accused now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct, saying that the judge would never been confirmed if Trump didn’t go on the offensive during the nomination. “Had I not made that speech, we would not have won,” Trump told ’60 Minutes’ host Lesley Stahl in a sweeping interview that aired Sunday.
In particular, the Mitchell Institute paper mentions that ever since B-2 and F-22 production were cut well short of the initial intent years ago – the Air Force has since been forced to operate with insufficient air assets. The Air Force and DARPA are now testing new hardware and software configured to enable 4th-Generation aircraft to command drones from the cockpit in the air, bringing new levels of autonomy, more attack options and a host of new reconnaissance advantages to air warfare. Working with BAE Systems at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., Air Force test pilots are combing ground-based simulators with airborne leer jets to demonstrate how 4th generation cockpit avionics can direct drones from the air, BAE Systems developers said.
Authorities in Oregon have launched an investigation on assaults that stemmed from a Portland street brawl that erupted this weekend between demonstrators with a right-wing group and left-wing counter-protesters, media outlets reported Sunday. Four people received medical attention, but authorities did not know if anyone was taken to local hospitals, KGW-TV reported. Police in riot gear used foam and polystyrene bullets to break up the brawl, KGW-TV and the Portland Tribune reported.