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For months now, the conventional wisdom in Washington, D.C., has been that President Trump, with his record disapproval ratings and chaotic leadership style, has made his party’s campaign to keep control of Congress even more challenging in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections. Tarkanian quickly acceded to the president’s request.
The incident centers around Zinke’s tone-deaf reaction to Rep. Colleen Hanabusa (D-Hawaii), whose grandfathers were incarcerated by the U.S. government during World War II for their Japanese heritage. “My grandfather was born in Hawaii and is a citizen by birth,” Hanabusa noted during the hearing.
The California Highway Patrol stated that the boulder was purposely moved and thrown from the overpass.
Anti-racist protester DeAndre Harris, who was brutally beaten by a group of white supremacists, had the assault charges filed against him dropped after a judge said on Friday the 20-year-old black man was defending himself. On Aug. 12, a violent white nationalist rally took place in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left one person dead at the hands of an alleged white supremacist. Harold Crews, a lawyer and a neo-Confederate League of the South leader, filed a police report against Harris, alleging the 20-year-old hit him over the head with a flashlight while in the parking garage. Officers then arrested Harris in October on a felony assault charge, news that white nationalist cheered online.
U.S. officials discuss Russia’s role behind the cyber attacks on power plants, and how they have been targeting U.S. networks since 2016.
At Colorado’s Columbine High School, where 15 people were killed in 1999, about 250 students walked out of class for 17 minutes at 10 a.m. local time on March 14. Columbine survivor Evan Todd did not participate. “It’s maddening that students are left as sitting ducks” in the classroom without protection, said Todd, 34, who was a sophomore when he was wounded in the Columbine shooting.
After Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) appeared to explain the value of so-called “enhanced interrogation” tactics to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) this week, McCain’s daughter Meghan stepped in. “My father doesn’t need torture explained to him,” Meghan McCain tweeted at Cheney on Thursday. The senator had tweeted earlier in the week in response to news that President Donald Trump had nominated CIA deputy director Gina Haspel to lead the agency. Haspel was reportedly involved in a controversial CIA program in the early 2000s that involved torturing detainees.
A New Mexico man who killed five family members as a teenager previously was set to walk free next week on his 21st birthday, but a judge Thursday ordered him moved from a treatment center for minors into an adult jail while his juvenile sentence faces another review. The decision by Judge Michael E. Martinez came at the end of a tense and crowded hearing in Children's Court, during which prosecutors called on a sheriff's deputy to recount how Nehemiah Griego confessed to killing his parents and three young siblings in 2013. Prosecutors argued that the crime justified keeping him in custody as his sentence goes through another round of court hearings following their appeal of his planned release.
Senior White House adviser and first family member Ivanka Trump is scheduled to meet South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha when she visits the U.S. following Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's abrupt Trump administration ouster. The personnel changes for this meeting come after Ivanka Trump attended the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic games in February. Kang Kyung-wha and President Trump's eldest daughter were photographed together at the games while observing the competition and snapping photos with athletes.
A chairlift at a ski resort in the country of Georgia malfunctioned on Friday, causing panic and chaos as passengers were hurled from their seats at high speeds. Onlookers posted videos of the violent scene as the incident unfolded at the Gudauri Ski Resort, located in the south-facing area of the Greater Caucus Mountain Range. During the malfunction, the chairlift traveled in reverse at a high speed, whipping carriers around the terminal and hurling skiers from their seats.
At a news conference Friday night, officials from the National Transportation Safety Board said they have just begun their investigation, and cannot yet say whether any cracking contributed to the collapse. It sounded different from anything he had ever heard before.
Rep. Eric Swalwell talks with Rachel Maddow about evidence House Intel Democrats say they've seen that shows the Trump Organization negotiating a deal with a sanctioned Russian bank during the election season.
Fox News host Sean Hannity ripped colleague Shepard Smith on Friday after Smith said that people working on Fox News “opinion” programs say whatever they want and provide “entertainment,” not news. Smith’s comments in an interview with Time Magazine published
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In a statement to the magazine, Cooper said, “Benjamin and I separated as boyfriends some time ago. In October, Cooper and Maisani spoke with Town & Country magazine about their growing art collection.
Police say a 16-year-old Pennsylvania teen, who went missing after she was signed out of school by a 45-year-old man, may have flown to Cancun with him. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Police have released video of armed Broward County Sheriff's Deputy Scot Peterson outside of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School during last month’s mass shooting in Florida. Peterson has been highly criticized for not entering the Parkland school as Nikolas Cruz allegedly shot and killed 17 people on Valentine’s Day. After police reviewed the surveillance video, Peterson was placed on unpaid leave.
Rachel Maddow relays a report by The New York Times that Robert Mueller has sent a subpoena to the Trump Organization for Russia-related documents over a time that extends to before Donald Trump declared his candidacy.
The United States and other allies have united behind the U.K. government in blaming Russia for the nerve-agent poisoning of former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn warned Friday that politicians shouldn't "rush way ahead of the evidence being gathered by the police," and evoked the flawed intelligence used to justify the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Writing in the Guardian newspaper, Corbyn said it is possible that "Russian mafia-like groups," rather than the Russian state, were responsible for the attack that has left the Skripals in critical condition.
Homicide detectives opened an investigation on Friday into the collapse of a new footbridge that killed at least six people at Miami’s Florida International University (FIU), as questions began to swirl about the companies behind the structure’s controversial design and construction. Juan Perez, the director of Miami-Dade police department, said criminal charges were possible once exhaustive inquiries by his detectives and state and federal authorities were complete.
Seven US troops were killed when their helicopter crashed during a transport mission in western Iraq, a defense official told AFP Friday. The Sikorsky HH-60 Pave Hawk chopper was on a routine troop transport operation Thursday flying from Iraq to Syria when it went down, the official said. An accompanying US helicopter reported the crash and a quick reaction force comprised of Iraqi Security Forces and US-led coalition members secured the scene.
The shower isn’t just a place to sing. Separated from our cellphones, standing under running water often allows people’s minds to run free.Reddit has an entire “Shower Thoughts” subreddit dedicated to “the miniature epiphanies you have that highlight
The photo was released on Monday by the Vatican’s communications office, one day before the fifth anniversary of Pope Francis’ election and a few weeks after Francis condemned the spread of fake news as “evil” in a message to journalists. The photo, shown below, is of a Feb. 7 letter from the retired Pope Benedict XVI to the Vatican’s chief of communications, Monsignor Dario Vigano. In the letter, Benedict responds to Vigano’s request that he review a new volume of books about Pope Francis’ theology.