Prince Harry's father, Prince Charles, hosted an intimate black-tie affair in the evening at Frogmore House, where guests reportedly feasted on a more casual menu.'Some people were even crying' »
President Trump speaks about the high school shooting in Texas from the East Room of the White House, May 18, 2018. Shortly after news broke Friday that a shooting had occurred at a Texas high school, leaving at least eight students dead, the president followed a now familiar routine that he began before he took office, issuing a quick message to the nation via Twitter. Many found the brief tweet jarring, especially as Trump had just issued two tweets attacking the FBI and Democrats over the Russia probe.
A crowd of protesters ― backed by a killer mariachi band ― hooted, chanted, and serenaded Manhattan attorney Aaron Schlossberg outside his home on Friday in response to his hate-filled rant against Spanish speakers earlier in the week. The “fiesta” protest featured a mix of music, tacos, some outrage and mostly high spirits. A Mexican flag flew from the top of Schlossberg’s Upper West Side apartment building.
The New York Times reports Donald Trump Jr. allegedly met with an Israeli social media specialist and an emissary for the crown princes of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.
A shooting at Santa Fe High School in Santa Fe, Texas, killed at least eight people Friday morning and injured one police officer. As politicians reacted to the horror with tweets and statements offering variations of the now-standard “thoughts and prayers,” another perspective from Parkland school shooting survivors emerged, one with a far sharper tone.
A cougar attacked two mountain bikers in Washington state Saturday morning, killing one and seriously injuring the other man. The cougar was found standing over the man’s body, reported USA Today, before it ran from wildlife officials. A 100-pound male cougar, three or four years old, was tracked down with the help of two dogs and killed by wildlife officials.
Stephen Paddock was the gunman who killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more last October, when he opened fire from the window of his room at the Mandalay hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. Yesterday, following legal action from news organizations, the Las Vegas police department released a trove of documents on the investigation, including statements from witnesses and victims. Mostly the documents contain harrowing accounts from victims of Stephen Paddock’s shooting spree.
Ten people were killed and 10 others were wounded in a shooting at Santa Fe High School in Texas, the governor said.
China's air force has landed bombers on islands and reefs in the South China Sea as part of a training exercise in the disputed region, it said in a statement. "A division of the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) recently organized multiple bombers such as the H-6K to conduct take-off and landing training on islands and reefs in the South China Sea in order to improve our ability to 'reach all territory, conduct strikes at any time and strike in all directions'," it said in the statement issued on Friday. It said the pilot of the H-6K bomber conducted assault training on a designated sea target and then carried out take-offs and landings at an airport in the area, describing the exercise as preparation for "the West Pacific and the battle for the South China Sea".
An ageing airliner carrying 110 people crashed shortly after take off from Havana airport in Cuba on Friday, leaving just three survivors in the country's worst aviation disaster in three decades. The 39-year-old Boeing 737 had taken off on an internal flight when it went down into a cassava field not far from the end of the runway just after midday, bursting into flames and leaving huge plumes of black smoke. Miguel Diaz-Canel, the Cuban president, visited the scene immediately and said: "There is a high number of people who appear to have died.
The former top White House cyber chief under President Barack Obama is warning that Iran may soon start to ramp up cyberattacks on the United States in the wake of President Trump’s decision to pull out of the nuclear deal with that country. Iranian hackers associated with that country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard were indicted by U.S. officials in March 2016 for launching a wave of massive denial of service attacks on major U.S. banks and other financial institutions, shutting down computer networks and causing millions of dollars in lost business.
Following another school shooting, this one leaving 10 dead and 13 injured in Texas, Houston’s police chief is calling out elected officials for their failure to protect the children they claim to hold so dear. Police Chief Art Acevedo posted a pained message on Facebook after Friday’s shooting in the nearby town of Santa Fe, in which a 17-year-old student at Santa Fe High School gunned down his classmates and a teacher. Acevedo said he has had enough inaction when it comes to protecting children.
Malaysia's unpopular former first lady on Saturday lamented the "trying times" since her husband Najib Razak's ouster from power, in a plea for public sympathy just a day after police seized a huge trove of cash, jewels and designer handbags linked to the couple. Rosmah Mansor, who is widely reviled for her reported luxurious tastes and tone-deaf attitude towards the struggles of ordinary Malaysians, issued a statement lashing out at the police raids, complaining that news of them amounted to a "premature public trial". The former first couple's world has been turned upside down after Najib's long-ruling political machine suffered a shock defeat in May 9 elections.
A California GOP candidate for Congress is feeling the heat after posting a shocking video of herself accosting a person believed to identify as transgender inside a public restroom. Jazmina Saavedra, a Republican challenger seeking to represent the 44th
The teenager suspected of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school Friday reportedly yelled out "surprise!" before opening fire. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, is being held on capital murder charges with no bond following the massacre at Santa Fe High School, where he is a student, according to reports. Gunshots rang out at the school just after 8 a.m.
Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, whose coalition won the largest number of seats in Iraq's parliamentary elections, has sought to reassure Iraqis about their next government, saying it will be "inclusive" and mindful of their needs. No single bloc won a majority in the May 12 vote, raising the prospect of weeks or even months of negotiations to agree on a government. The latest round was held late Saturday night between al-Sadr and Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, whose bloc made a surprisingly poor showing in the election.
Ten people have been killed in a shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas, in the latest gun violence in a country still shaken by the massacre at a Florida high school in February. A majority of those who died were students, according to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. Texas Governor Greg Abbott said that 10 people were killed and 10 others injured at .
A Boeing 737 airliner crashed shortly after taking off from Havana’s Jose Marti International Airport on Friday, killing more than 100 people, according to Cuban state media. Officials said 104 passengers were on board, Agence France Presse reported. An official from Havana’s Calixto Garcia hospital told Reuters that the three survivors, all women, were in serious condition.
The defection, the first of a North Korean military officer since 2008, is awkward timing for Seoul, which has a longstanding policy of accepting any North Korean defectors who want to live in the South.
A California man has had an unbelievable lucky streak, winning more than $6 million in lottery prizes in six months.Antulio Mazariegos had purchased four tickets in the last six months. His first big win happened last November when he
The NRA-funded politician immediately offered standard moral support (but, of course, not solutions) via Twitter after a gunman attacked a Texas high school, killing 10 people. Heidi and I are keeping all the students and faculty at Santa Fe High School in our prayers this morning, along with all first responders on the scene. Cruz may have thought he was doing his duty, but a lot of people let him know his response was sorely lacking (in occasionally foul-mouthed fashion).
By Girish Gupta and Anggy Polanco CARACAS/SAN CRISTOBAL, Venezuela (Reuters) - Arrests for rebellion and desertion are rising sharply in Venezuela's armed forces, a mainstay of President Nicolas Maduro's Socialist government, amid discontent within the ranks at food shortages and dwindling salaries, according to documents and interviews with army personnel. Internal military documents reviewed by Reuters showed that the number of soldiers detained for treason, rebellion and desertion rose to 172 in the first four months of the year, up three-and-a-half times on the same period of 2017. Former military officials said the figures reflected a dramatic increase in the level of dissent within Venezuela's once-proud armed forces.
Shots of a beaming Prince Harry at the altar on Saturday as he wed Meghan Markle recalled an interview Princess Diana gave to the BBC in 1995, during which she shared the advice on love she offered her children after the news about Prince Charles’ affair surfaced.
Today, Chevrolet announced the 2019 Silverado will be available with a new 2.7-liter turbo four-cylinder making 310 hp and 348 lb-ft of torque. Impressive numbers, especially when you compare them to a V8 Silverado from just five years ago. In 2013, the base V8 available in the Silverado 1500 was a 4.8-liter Vortec that put out 305 hp and 305 lb-ft of torque.