Actress Louise Linton, who is married to Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, posted and then deleted a photo of her and her husband as they walked off an Air Force jet.Tagged designers, responded to a comment »
The Taliban warned that Afghanistan would become "a graveyard" for the United States Tuesday after President Donald Trump cleared the way for thousands more American troops to be sent to the war-torn country. "If America doesn't withdraw its troops from Afghanistan, soon Afghanistan will become another graveyard for this superpower in the 21st century," Zabiullah Mujahid, a spokesman for the Taliban in Afghanistan, said in a statement.
Law officers in Steubenville, Ohio, shot and killed Nathaniel “Nate” Richmond on Monday after he ambushed and opened fire on a judge outside the Jefferson County courthouse, seriously injuring him and wounding a bystander. Judge Joseph J. Bruzzese Jr. was airlifted to a hospital in Pittsburgh for emergency surgery and is expected to recover. The unidentified person was treated at a nearby hospital and wasn’t seriously injured.
A 25-year-old mother who had just given birth was crushed to death in freak accident on a hospital elevator in Spain, according to reports. Rocio Cortes Nunez, 25, had delivered a daughter via cesarean section and was being transferred to the maternity ward on a gurney when she was crushed between floors, the BBC reported. Nunez had two other girls, ages 5 and 4, The Independent reported.
By Fathin Ungku and David Brunnstrom SINGAPORE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Navy announced on Monday a fleet-wide probe and plans for temporary halts in operations to focus on safety, as it searched for 10 sailors missing after the fourth major accident in the U.S. Pacific fleet this year. The guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain and the tanker Alnic MC collided on Monday while the warship was nearing Singapore for a routine port call. The collision tore a hole in the warship's waterline, flooding compartments that included a crew sleeping area, the U.S. Navy said.
Attorneys for a condemned Missouri inmate warn that the state is preparing to execute a potentially innocent man. Marcellus Williams, 48, is scheduled to die Tuesday at the state prison in Bonne Terre for stabbing to death former St. Louis Post-Dispatch reporter Lisha Gayle during a 1998 robbery at her home in the suburb of University City. It would be the state's second execution of 2017.
A total solar eclipse will stop millions of Americans in their tracks on Monday when it crosses the country from coast to coast, shrouding states in sudden darkness. It’s also the first total eclipse of the sun that will be visible from the contiguous U.S. since 1979. The upcoming eclipse first makes contact in Madras, Ore. at 9:06 a.m., PST reaching totality there at 10:19 a.m. Its path of totality ends near Columbia, S.C. at 2:44 p.m. EST, just about an hour and a half after the total eclipse began in Oregon.
An Australian man hoping for some good fishing got more than he bargained for Friday when he encountered a massive great white shark circling his boat. James Miller was fishing with his friend Sam Shellabear near Garden Island in Western Australia when the 16-foot great white approached.
A man riding a scooter was going down a street in the Chinese city of Guangxi, when a massive sinkhole suddenly opened up ahead of him. Well one thing's for sure, he probably won't be using his phone while driving again for a long time.
Former Army intelligence analyst and transgender activist Chelsea Manning responded in the best way Monday night to a violent message she received on Twitter. The whistleblower, who posed in her bathing suit for a profile in the September issue of Vogue
"My instinct was to pull out," Trump said as he spoke of his frustration with a war that has killed thousands of US troops and cost US taxpayers trillions of dollars. While Trump refused to offer detailed troop numbers, senior White House officials said he had already authorized his defense secretary to deploy up to 3,900 more troops to Afghanistan.
A series of photos posted to a murderer's Instagram account appear to reveal the events of her final hours before she was killed by her ex-boyfriend and pushed off a cliff. Jolee Callan, 18, was shot twice in the head by former partner Loren Bunner after he convinced her to go hiking in east Alabama in August 2015.
At least it did for Eddie Chen and, presumably, for many of the 420,000 of his Taiwanese compatriots who opted to earn a higher salary by working in mainland China. “China has a bigger market and there is more globalization here,” he explains. Official government statistics reveal that by 2015 over 720,000 out of Taiwan’s roughly 10-million strong workforce, 72.5% of them with an undergraduate degree or higher, had moved overseas for better job opportunities.
Over the past two years, the country has moved from a fledgling nuclear program to possessing the technology to at least strike the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam. Most Western experts accept that North Korea is close to putting a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can reach the continental United States, but this has not been independently verified.
When William and Amanda Green took their two boys on a weekend outing, they headed for the Zoar Valley Gorge, a rugged area not far from their Buffalo, New York, home that includes waterfalls, forests and cliffs that plunge as much as 40 stories. Police on Monday were still trying to piece together exactly how the tragedy unfolded, though they said it appeared that the parents and Alexander fell about 200 feet (60 meters) down the cliff. "It is a gorge," added Capt. Daniel Richter, a New York state forest ranger.
A man who rammed a car into two bus shelters in southern France on Monday, killing at least one person, was known to police for minor crimes and had psychological issues, a police source said.A judicial source said the incident, four days after an attacker
The opportunity to check out a total solar eclipse can be a once-in-a-lifetime kind of thing, but not everyone will be in a position to actually stick their head outside for five minutes when it happens. As long as you have access to some kind of an internet-enabled device, you can catch full HD coverage of the eclipse thanks to NASA’s streaming prowess. The group will be streaming the eclipse as it happens across the United States, following its path from Oregon to South Carolina, and grabbing all of the best shots along the way.
Plymouth Long Beach in Massachusetts was closed for a few hours after a white shark was spotted by a passenger on a chartered boat half a mile off the coast around 10 a.m. EDT Sunday. The shark, at least 12 feet in length, reportedly came up to the surface when the passenger on the boat was trying to reel in a striped bass on his fishing line, Mass Live reported. Assistant harbor master, Alex Robinson, told Boston Globe the shark came up to the fishing line, ate the fish caught in it and went back into the waters.
In late April, five weeks after losing Gabriel, Rachel says she and Heidi were watching television when the news of his death was broadcast on the local news
A city council meeting in Charlottesville, Virginia, turned chaotic on Monday night as residents complained about the city’s decision to allow a white supremacist march earlier this month as well as the police response to the resulting melee. “I’m outraged!” said Tracy Saxon, per The New York Times.
A condemned man facing execution on Tuesday is asking the US Supreme Court for a last-minute reprieve, claiming new DNA evidence exonerates him of a 1998 murder. Marcellus Williams, 48, was convicted of fatally stabbing a woman more than 40 times during a robbery at her home in the Midwestern state of Missouri. Williams' attorney claims new testing of the knife used to commit the murder found another person's DNA on the weapon but none of Williams'.
By Karishma Singh and Fathin Ungku SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers on Tuesday found some human remains inside sections of a U.S. guided-missile destroyer that collided with a merchant vessel near Singapore, the commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said. The USS John S. McCain and the tanker Alnic MC collided on Monday while the U.S. ship was approaching Singapore on a routine port call. U.S. Pacific Fleet Commander Admiral Scott Swift said an international search-and-rescue operation had found some remains and that the wider search for 10 sailors missing from the accident would continue until all hope was exhausted.
Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition calling on Donald Trump to "formally recognise" anti-fascists as terrorists. The petition on the White House website urges the federal government to declare Antifa, a terror group, out of "principle, integrity, morality and safety". Antifa, shorthand for antifascist organisations, refers to a loose coalition of decentralised, grassroots groups opposed to the many guises of fascism.
President Emmanuel Macron's office published a charter Monday detailing the role his wife will play during his term, a first for France but a step down from his initial plan to give her a budget and legal status as first lady. The Charter of Transparency says there will be no formal budget for the endeavors of Brigitte Macron and she will not be paid. Brigitte Macron, 64, a former teacher at her husband's high school, attended most of his campaign rallies and the 39-year-old president doesn't hide her behind-the-scenes role as his close political adviser.
Border Patrol agents at a Texas checkpoint found 60 people hiding in a refrigerated tractor-trailer on Saturday. Agents assigned to the Falfurrias Border Patrol checkpoint sent a truck for secondary inspection that morning after a K-9 alerted officers to the trailer, according to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
As millions of Americans look up to the sky to catch the total solar eclipse on Monday, or watch TIME’s live broadcast, astronauts on the International Space Station are gearing up for multiple views of the phenomenon. The crew on the Expedition 52 will not be in the eclipse’s path of totality, but will see a partial view of the solar eclipse three times as they orbit the Earth from the station. The International Space Station will pass through moon’s penumbra shadow, giving the crew a partial view each time.