Montenegro's prime minister reacts to video capturing the American president shoving him out of the way at a NATO summit.'It didn't really register' »
On the eve of a special election to fill Montana’s House seat, the Republican candidate allegedly assaulted a journalist who was trying to ask him about the Congressional Budget Office’s scoring of the House health care bill. A violent altercation ensued, and the reporter, the Guardian’s Ben Jacobs, quickly relayed the incident on social media. “Greg Gianforte just body slammed me and broke my glasses,” Jacobs tweeted Wednesday evening.
Part of California’s Highway 1 remains buried under a mountain of rock and dirt that stretches a quarter-mile wide.
Democratic legislators pressed Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in her first public testimony since a contentious confirmation process. DeVos was answering questions on the White House budget proposal in front of the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services and Education. The budget proposal has been criticized by some for making deep cuts to public education to fund school choice voucher programs such as those that DeVos promoted in her home state of Michigan.
In a two-sentence order, the court issued a temporary stay for the execution of Tommy Arthur, with the action announced less than an hour before he was scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection at 6 p.m. CDT (2300 GMT) in Atmore, Alabama. Alabama was still planning for the execution to be held on Thursday night, Department of Corrections spokesman Bob Horton said. Three juries have found him guilty of shooting Troy Wicker to death as he slept.
The father of a black student who was murdered in a suspected hate crime, has accepted his son’s degree. In an emotional ceremony at Maryland's Bowie State University, Richard Collins Jr was cheered as he took the podium. Police have charged 22-year-old Sean Urbanski with his murder.
Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of two Indian climbers who died on Mount Everest last year but whose remains could not be moved due to bad weather, an official said Thursday. A team of Nepali climbers retrieved the bodies of Goutam Ghosh and Paresh Nath from the balcony, an area just below the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) mountain. "Both the bodies are now in camp two in a place from where they can be airlifted.
WASHINGTON — President Trump’s budget chief defended his administration’s spending proposal during a Wednesday budget hearing, in which lawmakers of both parties issued pointed questions about major spending cuts to a wide range of programs. Mick Mulvaney, director of the Office of Management and Budget, appeared before the House Budget Committee to tout Trump’s proposed 2018 budget, which was formally unveiled Tuesday. “For the first time since I’ve been serving on the budget committee, we have a president who is willing to take action to reform government and get our fiscal house in order,” said committee chair Diane Black, R-Tenn., in her opening statement.
NBC Nightly News’ Pete Williams explains the facts around the killing of DNC staffer Seth Rich.
All it took was a chance for this rescued pit bull to rise from the euthanasia list to a top K9 agent with a Washington state Police Department. Apollo, the latest drug-sniffing K9 with the Tukwila Police Department, could already be seen wooing the public during a Coffee with a Cop event at a local mall. In a Facebook post, the police department explained Apollo wasn’t like most of their K9 agents.
At least 19 people were killed and more than 50 injured in an explosion at the end of a concert by U.S. singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester on Monday and two U.S. officials said a suicide bomber was suspected.Prime Minister Theresa
Rachel Maddow reports on the revelation that Donald Trump, while on the phone with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, revealed the classified location of U.S. submarines.
GW Pharmaceuticals is set to file its cannabis-derived drug with U.S. regulators imminently, following publication of detailed data on its success in fighting severe childhood epilepsy. GW first reported in March 2016 that Epidiolex cut monthly convulsive seizures by 39 percent in children with Dravet syndrome, but full results of the 120-patient study were only published in the New England Journal of Medicine on Wednesday. GW's medicine, which is given as a syrup, is a purified form of cannabidiol, one of the active ingredients found in marijuana.
Service dogs deserve recognition for the great deeds they perform daily. Andrew "AJ" Schalk, a 16-year-old junior at Stafford High School in Virginia, certainly wanted to give his service dog, Alpha, the respect that was deserved for someone who has saved his life several times. Schalk was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2009.
A pregnant teenager - an honour student with straights As - has been branded “immoral” by her school and told she cannot attend its graduation ceremony. Officials at Heritage Academy, a private Christian school in Maryland, said Maddi Runkles, 18, was not welcome at the event because she had to be held “accountable for her immorality”. “Maddi is being disciplined, not because she’s pregnant, but because she was immoral,” David Hobbs, the school administrator, said in a statement.
A day care worker in Maryland was captured on video "torturing" an 8-month-old girl who later died, authorities said Thursday. Leah Walden, 23, is charged with murder, assault, child abuse and reckless endangerment in the death of Reese Bowman at Rocket Tiers Learning Center on Tuesday, Baltimore Police said in a statement. "Reese Bowman, in my opinion, was tortured," said Col. Stanley Brandford, the chief of the police department's criminal investigations division.
Russian and US military officials are increasingly communicating about operations in Syria -- and doing so at a higher level -- as both countries wage separate but overlapping campaigns, a US general said Wednesday. Lieutenant General Jeffrey Harrigian, who heads US Air Forces Central Command, said generals from both militaries are now using a special "deconfliction" hotline to avoid mishaps. The hotline, which had intially been staffed by lower-ranking officers, was established in late 2015 after Russia entered the Syrian war to prop up the regime of President Bashar al-Assad.
A tanker truck driver was killed when his truck ran off Highway 99, overturned and exploded into flames in Atwater, California, authorities said.
The father of the 6-year-old girl yanked into the water by a sea lion in Canada is setting the record straight. "There was somebody beside them that was trying to feed them," the girl's father told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, in his first interview since the shocking video went viral. "My daughter went to the front to try to see the sea lions, to get a closer look,” he added.
The spokesman for a Libyan anti-terror force says the father of the alleged Manchester bomber has been arrested in Tripoli. Special Deterrent force spokesman Ahmed bin Salem told the Associated Press that Ramadan Abedi, the father of Salman Abedi, was detained in Tripoli on Wednesday. Bin Salem says the elder Abedi was detained for interrogations.
While President Donald Trump was making his way through a multitude of international destinations, his approval rating back home remained low. Trump’s approval rating stood at 39 percent Thursday, according to a new Gallup poll. In the time since he took office, Trump’s approval rating has dropped the most among independents, sinking 11 points from January to stand at 31 percent.
Turkey's Foreign Ministry on Thursday rejected a resolution by senior U.S. lawmakers condemning a street brawl between protesters and Turkish security personnel outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington. Spokesman Huseyin Muftuoglu said the resolution was voted and passed with "a one-sided resolution which distorts the facts" and added the incident, which took place during President Tayyip Erdogan's visit to meet President Donald Trump, was a result of negligence by U.S. authorities.
Many students dream of attending one of the colleges in the elite Ivy League for their undergraduate education. While getting accepted to one of the eight Ivy League schools in America, including the No. 1-ranked Princeton University, has long been
The issue with giving cars numbers rather than names is highlighted by proliferating model count: Automakers are starting to run out of digits. Audi already applies every integer between 1 and 8 to at least one derivative, albeit prefixed by a variety
In a brawl that officials say was extreme even by the violent standard of California prisons, correctional officers had to open fire to stop a melee that sent eight guards and seven inmates to hospitals. Pelican Bay State Prison guards in three gun towers fired 19 rifle bullets and three hard foam rounds to stop large groups of prisoners from attacking other correctional officers Wednesday. "They just ran toward the incident from several areas of the yard and just rushed the officers," said Terry Thornton, a spokeswoman for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.
An unmanned NASA spaceship circling Jupiter has spotted massive cyclones at the gas giant's poles, revealing stunning new details about our solar system's largest planet, researchers said Thursday. A NASA statement described the planet as "a complex, gigantic, turbulent world" that is far different than scientists previously thought. Two papers in the journal Science and 44 papers in Geophysical Research Letters describe a trove of discoveries made since Juno began orbiting Jupiter last year.