An Auschwitz survivor confronted one of the nation’s top immigration officials and a local sheriff at a California town hall Tuesday night. Bernard Marks, 87, addressed Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Thomas Homan and Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones, a supporter of President Trump. Jones had invited Homan to the public forum to discuss address the community’s concerns about ICE’s collaboration with local law enforcement.
Residents carry the bodies of people killed during fights between Iraq security forces and ISIS in Mosul on March 17. MOSUL — In the West Emergency Hospital in Irbil, 30-year-old Lina described the sound and the smell after an airstrike hit a house in the west Mosul neighborhood of Jadida. Lina’s voice shook as she described the events to Yahoo News.
There was "no such thing" as man-made islands in the disputed South China Sea, China's Defence Ministry said on Thursday, and reiterated that any building work was mainly for civilian purposes. China, which claims most of the resource-rich region, has carried out land reclamation and construction on several islands in the Spratly archipelago, parts of which are also claimed by Brunei, Malaysia, the Philippines, Taiwan and Vietnam.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Sen. John McCain. (Photos: AP) “What, did they want me to call him a crazy skinny kid?” Sen. John McCain quipped via Twitter on Wednesday in response to a report by the Korean Central News Agency that the dignity of
Earlier this month, President Trump proposed $16.2 billion for the Department of Transportation’s discretionary budget for fiscal year 2018, a reduction of 13 percent. The budget proposal would affect the California Zephyr and other long-distance rail
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Toshiba's loss-hit US nuclear unit Westinghouse Electric Company has filed for bankruptcy protection, the companies said Wednesday, as the troubled division wrestles with huge losses and accounting fraud claims. Westinghouse technology is at the core of about half of the world's nuclear reactors. "Westinghouse Electric.... and certain of its subsidiaries and affiliates, today filed voluntary petitions under Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy Code," the US firm said in a statement.
The hiker who risked a year in jail to save a baby black bear he encountered on a trail has opened up about his deed, saying he would do it again. Photographer Corey Hancock was hiking a scenic trail in Oregon when he came across a frail 3-month-old baby bear Monday night. "I tried to give it CPR.
Police officers, Muslim youths and hundreds of others linked hands Wednesday on Westminster Bridge to honor the four people who died in an attack that started on the span a week earlier. The bridge fell silent at 2:40 p.m. to mark the moment when Khalid Masood began mowing down pedestrians, killing three. Masood then fatally stabbed a policeman in a courtyard on the grounds of Parliament.
A day after scolding journalist April Ryan during his daily briefing, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said criticism of the now-viral exchange is “demeaning” — to her. “April is a tough reporter that knows how to throw it out and take it back,” Spicer said in a Wednesday interview on Hugh Hewitt’s radio show. “We have very spirited back-and-forth,” Spicer explained.
A serial killer known as the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky died Thursday, two days after investigators said he was attacked in prison, Ohio's prisons department said. Donald Harvey, who was serving multiple life sentences, was found beaten in his cell Tuesday afternoon at the state's prison in Toledo, state officials said.
A Boeing jet operated by Peruvian Airlines caught fire on Tuesday while landing at an airport near the Andean town of Jauja in central Peru after it swerved on the runway, but there were no serious injuries, a government minister said. Peruvian Airlines said in a statement that the Boeing 737-300 jet drove off the runway for unspecified reasons during the scheduled landing, after swerving to the right. Authorities are investigating the incident, which occurred about 4:30 p.m., involving the Boeing 737-300 jet at the high-altitude airport in an agricultural valley some 265 kilometers from Lima, the capital.
Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., responded Tuesday after Fox News host Bill O’Reilly ridiculed her appearance, saying he was unable to focus during a recent speech she gave on the House floor because he was distracted by her “James Brown wig.” Appearing
Austria wants to stop refugees from coming into its borders, officials from the country said Tuesday, asking the European Union to be exempt from taking in more asylum seekers. The country’s chancellor argued that it had already taken in enough refugees over the past few years as the migrant crisis has swelled. “We believe an exception is necessary for Austria for having already fulfilled its obligation.
The Internet may seem like an apolitical entity, but the fact is, the United States government has a great deal of influence over it. On Thursday (Mar. 23), the U.S. Senate voted to overturn an important broadband privacy rule instituted under the Obama administration. Your ISP will continue to be able to collect and sell your online data with reckless abandon, and frankly, unless you’re willing to kneecap your own Internet access, you can’t do much about it.
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Words like “insane,” “crazy,” and “nuts” get thrown around a lot — I use them more than my fair share, if I’m being honest — but a New York design group just revealed plans for a new type of skyscraper that really can’t be described any other way. Clouds Architecture Office is the firm that wants to build the massive skyscraper, which it calls Analemma Tower. The structure, which at this point is completely conceptual and likely completely impossible, would require that an asteroid be captured and brought into near-Earth orbit.
The family of a Chinese man shot dead by French police called for calm Wednesday following two nights of violent protests over his killing. Liu Shaoyo was shot on Sunday by a police team that was called to his apartment in northeast Paris over a suspected domestic dispute. The police said the officer who fired the shots acted in self-defence after the 56-year-old father of five attacked another officer with a knife.
An Argentine college junior was targeted by supporters of President Trump after taking to social media to dispel the myth that undocumented immigrants leech off the country. Belen Sisa, 23, who attends Arizona State University, posted her IRS 1040 to Facebook and received a ton of backlash after people read the note she wrote to accompany the photo. Read: Husband of Woman Who Voted For Trump Faces Deportation to Mexico After 19 Years In U.S.
A mysterious carving of a woman's face has been discovered at the church where John F. Kennedy and Jacqueline Bouvier married in 1953, the church announced Wednesday. St. Mary's Church in Newport is being restored. The carving was discovered recently when a large organ was dismantled, revealing decorative columns, said the Rev. Kris von Maluski.
The e-commerce giant plans to terminate 263 employees in New Jersey this summer, according to a notice filed with the state's Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Quidsi operates Diapers.com and other websites. "We have worked extremely hard for the past seven years to get Quidsi to be profitable, and unfortunately we have not been able to do so," an Amazon spokeswoman said in a statement.
At Ford, the name Transit is a trunk from which many branches grow. Ford is one of few companies offering a three-row passenger version of its compact cargo van. A competitor of similar shape and purpose is the Mercedes-Benz Metris, but that mid-size entry is more than a foot longer with a 5.4-inch-greater wheelbase, not to mention pricier and more powerful.
Prominent human rights lawyer Amal Clooney called for swift legal action to tackle the Islamic State group, also called ISIS, as she spoke about international crimes in Iraq and Syria during a discussion Wednesday in London. The 39-year-old represents a number of victims of the genocide against the Yazidi people in Iraq, including ISIS rape survivor Nadia Murad, who was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize last year and won a number of human rights awards. During the discussion at the Royal Institute of International Affairs at Chatham House, Clooney was joined by U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Raad Al Hussein and German federal prosecutor Christian Ritscher to talk about accountability.
On some college campuses, students and outsiders are allowed to protest and distribute flyers only in free-speech zones. The debate is headed to a federal court in California, where a student on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles Pierce College's free-speech area. Kevin Shaw says the community college violated his First Amendment rights in November when he was barred from passing out copies of the U.S. Constitution because he wasn't in the free-speech zone, an outdoor area roughly the size of three parking spaces, and because he hadn't applied to use it.
The governor of Kansas on Thursday vetoed a bill expanding eligibility for Medicaid for the poor under the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) because the measure was not fiscally responsible and would still fund Planned Parenthood. State lawmakers in the Republican-controlled senate voted in favor of the measure on Tuesday, just days after President Donald Trump's efforts to repeal and replace the ACA, also known as Obamacare, ended with the bill being pulled from a vote.