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The president launched a Twitter blitz Saturday — 10 tweets in all — claiming his power to pardon, demanding action on health care to attacking Hillary Clinton.
President Trump walks off Air Force One on Saturday. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) President Trump followed up Saturday’s Twitter tirade with a pair of tweets on Sunday saying that it is “very sad” Republicans are doing “very little to protect” him — and admitted
Minneapolis Police Chief Janeé Harteau resigned on Friday, nearly a week after a police officer fatally Justine Damond.
Joint Chiefs Chairman Joseph Dunford explains how North Korea is progressing toward a nuclear weapon but stresses the U.S. is more than capable of handling that threat.
An American university student is free following a weeklong detention in China for allegedly injuring a taxi driver who was roughing up his mother during a fare dispute, in a case that drew objections over the student's treatment from U.S. lawmakers. Guthrie McLean, a student at the University of Montana, was released from a detention center in Zhengzhou early Monday, according to his mother, Jennifer McLean, a teacher who lives in the central Chinese city. "We are very, very very, very happy," Jennifer McLean wrote in an email to The Associated Press.
Vladimir and Lydia Guryev lived in the home in Montclair under the names Richard and Cynthia Murphy before they were arrested in 2010 along with eight other spies accused of leading double lives, complete with false passports, secret code words, fake names, invisible ink and encrypted radio. Lydia Guryev worked as an accountant in New York and was accused of using her financial contacts to pass information to Moscow. “I didn’t even know it used to be a Russian spy house,” MacDonald said.
A South African child born with HIV has surprised experts by appearing to be effectively cured of the AIDS virus after just a year of treatment followed by eight and a half years drug-free. Patients with HIV would normally need to stay on antiretroviral (ART) drugs for the rest of their lives to keep AIDS at bay. This and other recent, isolated cases of remission have given additional hope to the 37 million people worldwide infected with the virus that causes AIDS.
An 18-year-old Ohio woman and cheerleading camp volunteer has been charged with reckless homicide after her newborn’s remains were found buried in her backyard.
On Aug. 21, the moon will block out the sun completely, as seen from the United States, following a narrow band across the country while the shadow of the moon moves from the west coast to the east. If you plan to watch the eclipse too, either by traveling to a place from where it is visible in its entirety, or by remaining where you are to see a partial eclipse (the partial eclipse will be visible from every state in the country), you should keep in mind some safety tips. NASA has offered a helpful list of things to do and not do for viewing the eclipse.
Israel faced mounting pressure Monday over tougher security at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site after a shooting at its embassy in Jordan raised further concerns following a weekend of deadly unrest. It was not immediately clear whether the incident in Amman on Sunday -- in which two Jordanian men were killed and an Israeli seriously injured -- was linked to the dispute over the Jerusalem compound. Israel and Jordan are bound by a 1994 peace treaty, but tensions have been high over the new security measures at the site in annexed east Jerusalem.
Among the fires is the most destructive wildfire in the U.S. this year, which crept within a mile of the historic tourist town of Mariposa.
In an effort to reduce the number of violent crimes, Attorney General Jeff Sessions is getting ready to crackdown on marijuana growers, sellers and users, according to reports. Back in April, Sessions asked the Task Force to come up with a Reduction and Public Safety Issue by July 2017. At the same time there's also been a review on existing policies in the areas of charging, sentencing and marijuana.
Eight suspected illegal immigrants have been found dead inside a truck parked behind a Walmart store in Texas, authorities say. Many were suffering from heat stroke and exhaustion in the trailer, which lacked air conditioning or a water supply, San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood said. Twenty people were airlifted to seven hospitals and their conditions were "critical to very critical", Mr Hood said.
Gun-friendly Arizona is trying to avoid deadly encounters between police and people behind the wheel by teaching armed drivers how they should handle themselves when they are pulled over. Arizona, which allows residents to carry weapons without permits, recently changed its rule book for the road in a bid to avoid confrontations such as the one that killed Philando Castile. The Minnesota man, who had a gun permit, was fatally shot during a 2016 traffic stop after telling an officer he was armed.
Protesters play violins, flutes and guitars as they take to the streets of Caracas in demonstrations against President Nicolas Maduro. Venezuela’s opposition renewed nationwide protests to pressure the president into holding elections and improving a
Obdulia Sanchez, 18, was booked into the Merced County Jail Friday on suspicion of DUI and vehicular manslaughter following the crash that left her 14-year-old sister dead. Sanchez was allegedly drunk and livestreaming on Instagram when her Buick veered off the road and flipped into a field after crashing through a barbed wire fence, cops say. Sanchez's sister, Jacqueline Sanchez, was reportedly ejected from the vehicle and killed.
The giant marine mammal was found dead at Bradenton's South Florida Museum early on Sunday. "Our initial investigation indicates that Snooty's death was a heartbreaking accident and we're all quite devastated about his passing," Brynne Anne Besio, the museum's chief executive, said in a statement. Three manatees in the exhibit who are being rehabilitated for a return to the wild were unharmed.
California authorities battling a massive wildfire near Yosemite National Park lifted evacuation orders on Sunday for more residents but said firefighters may need almost two more weeks to fully contain the blaze. The Detwiler Fire was 45 percent contained, a slight improvement from Saturday, after burning 76,250 acres (30,857 hectares) and more than 130 structures, including 63 homes, since it broke out on Monday, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) said. Evacuation orders were lifted by midday Sunday for much of the historic gold rush era town of Coulterville and nearby areas as firefighters completed firelines to contain the blaze, Cal Fire said in a statement.
The site west of Kabul is the last resting place for victims of a deadly suicide bombing on July 23 last year -- the first claimed by the Islamic State group in the heart of Kabul against Afghanistan's Shiite Muslim Hazara ethnic minority. The line from Turkmenistan to Kabul, capital of energy-starved Afghanistan, bypasses the province of Bamiyan, a Hazara stronghold. For Hazara leaders the route is a further sign of discrimination against their community and their province, one of the least developed in Afghanistan.
The House and Senate released a deal Saturday and gave Congress new veto power to block any easing of the sanctions, which was put on Russia, toughening the position of President Donald Trump. "North Korea, Iran, and Russia have in different ways all threatened their neighbors and actively sought to undermine American interests," the press release of the Foreign Affairs Committee stated.
Within days of being diagnosed with cancer, John McCain has enjoyed an 'amazing hike' with his daughter Meghan. Ms McCain, a host on Fox News, tweeted a picture of her sitting with the Arizona Senator. The diagnosis was greeted with shock across the US political spectrum with Donald Trump wishing Mr McCain, who has been one of his most vociferous Republican critics, well.
Brooke Skylar Richardson pleaded not guilty through her attorney to a reckless homicide charge on Friday during a brief municipal court hearing in the southwest Ohio city of Franklin. Warren County Prosecutor David Fornshell said Friday the charge was based on evidence that the infant was “born alive and was not a stillborn baby.” A criminal complaint said the infant died on May 7.
Ohio is moving toward carrying out its first execution in more than three years. Executions have been on hold since because the state had trouble finding new supplies of drugs, and death row inmates challenged Ohio's plans for a new three-drug execution method. The toddler, Sheila Marie Evans, died hours later at a hospital.
Stubbs, the honorary feline mayor of the Alaska town of Talkeetna, has died at the age of 20. "Stubbs lived for 20 years and 3 months," the family wrote. According to Stubb's family, Mayor Stubbs, as the cat was most commonly known, went to bed Thursday and died overnight, KTVA-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2eF2Dbq ).
The first thing that came to my mind was how sweet it was,” Shaw told InsideEdition.com. Shaw said she was amazed at the compassion of the employee. With all the hate in the world she gave love,” Shaw wrote on the post.