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The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, stood before missile remnants that she claimed were covered in Iranian “fingerprints” on Thursday while laying out what she called “irrefutable evidence” that Tehran has violated its international obligations by militarily supporting rebels in Yemen. The missile was reportedly launched at Saudi Arabia last month from an area of Yemen that is controlled by Houthi rebels, an Iranian-backed Shiite group that took control of large swathes of Yemen in 2014. Haley accused Iran of supplying the weaponry, and in doing so, defying a U.N. resolution that endorsed the Iran nuclear deal.
MOSUL, IRAQ — “Haya-al-Adel,” 20-year-old Hamza Ali Salim declared, an Arabic phrase for “Long live justice,” after he was handed a sentence of only 15 years in prison. Salim was accused of illegally training with the Islamic State, preaching falsely at a mosque and persuading people to fight against the Iraqi army. Now that the Iraqi government has declared the end of ISIS in Iraq following the recapture of western Anbar province, along the Syrian border, trials for ISIS militants and suspected members have begun.
Hours after Doug Jones upset Roy Moore in Alabama’s special election, the far right began cooking up conspiracy theories about busloads of voters being brought in from out-of-state: I am hearing rumors that black voters from MS were encouraged to cross
The influx of these ghost ships onto Japanese land has been taken as a sign of growing desperation in North Korea. The Japanese Coast Guard says that the sea is "subject to great changes’ and can become very dangerous for the fishermen, contributing to the problem.
The FCC has voted to repeal Net Neutrality, Obama-era legislation that safeguarded the internet.
A firefighter assigned to the huge wildfire burning in Southern California has died. The fatality was announced Thursday afternoon by Chief Ken Pimlott of the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, but he gave no indication of the circumstances. Pimlott says the firefighter was a Cal Fire engineer from a San Diego unit.
WASHINGTON — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez addressed NBA legend Charles Barkley’s critique of his party during a Wednesday press conference call in which he discussed Doug Jones’s upset victory in Alabama’s special Senate election. “We have to earn back the trust of voters.
In a video that went viral on Twitter, people wearing American flag-themed clothing, including one wearing a shirt supporting President Donald Trump, can be seen laughing at a Palestinian-American family who attended a pro-Palestine rally in Los Angeles on Sunday. Family members told HuffPost that the Trump supporters called their 5-year-old cousin a “little terrorist” shortly before the footage was captured. One of the family members, Rawan Yasin, filmed the video and it was posted by her sister, Rania.
An 8-year-old girl from New Jersey committed suicide over the weekend, and sources close to the investigation are reportedly saying she may have been inspired by a story she saw on social media. Ashawnty Davis, a 10-year-old girl from Colorado, captured national headlines back in November when she reportedly took her own life after a video of her being bullied was shared online. Now prosecutors are looking into whether McCray was copying what she could have read involving Davis' death or if she hung herself in a tragic case of playacting.
NBC News goes into Tal Afar Iraq with a team of weapons researchers as they discover an ISIS arms cache and munitions factory that reveals the terrorists group’s sophisticated weapons program.
The shooting happened before 8 a.m. in the city of Bellefontaine Neighbors. A witness, Steve Jones, told reporters that the officers were trying to reason with the man when they suddenly tackled him on a lawn. Bellefontaine Neighbors Mayor Bob Doerr told the St. Louis Post-Dispatchthat both officers were conscious and talking after the shooting and are going to be OK.
WASHINGTON ― Even before House and Senate lawmakers held their first official meeting on Wednesday to work out differences between their tax bills, Republican tax writers were touting a tentative deal Wednesday that would likely set up final congressional passage of a compromise GOP proposal next week. Republicans on the conference committee ― a bipartisan panel ostensibly charged with negotiating the compromise ― declined to reveal the details of their final proposal. Senators emerging from a GOP caucus lunch on Wednesday confirmed some details of the compromise ― a 21 percent corporate tax rate and a 37 percent top individual tax rate.
The former vice president spoke with Teen Vogue’s editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth in an interview on Wednesday about how he could have handled the 1991 Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Clarence Thomas differently. Biden has been an outspoken advocate for women for decades: He helped pass the Violence Against Women Act in 1994 and, more recently, created the It’s On Us organization, which focuses on combating sexual violence on college campuses around the country.
Known as the Geminid meteor shower, the celestial event occurs only once a year, and its peak easily makes it one of the most impressive showers on the calendar. "With August's Perseids obscured by bright moonlight, the Geminids will be the best shower this year," Dr. Bill Cooke in NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office said in a news release. The Geminids are reportedly spawned by pieces of debris from the asteroid 3200 Phaethon.
Sen. Chuck Schumer said Wednesday that he is "pursuing every legal path" against whoever circulated a forged document accusing him of sexual harassment. Several media outlets were shopped a document alleging Schumer wrongdoing and listing allegations by a former Schumer staff aide. The media outlet Axios said it had contacted the former Schumer staffer, who said the charges were untrue and her signature had been forged.
North Korea's UN ambassador will attend a Security Council meeting on Friday where US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will address how to confront the North Korea crisis, diplomats said. The White House and State Department however stressed that the US stance had not changed and insisted North Korea must first show a willingness to halt its nuclear and missile tests.
It’s not as simple as it looks, folks.People around the world are getting into the festive spirit by attempting to create their own gingerbread houses. But as these photographs that people have been sharing on Twitter show, it doesn’t always go as planned
Strengthening winds will challenge crews and put additional lives and property at risk in California late this week as the historic Thomas Fire continues to rage. As of Thursday, Dec. 14, the blaze's acreage has soared to 238,500 acres, putting it fifth on the list of the top 20 largest California wildfires. Several other fires continue to char acreage in Southern California, including the Skirball, Creek and Lilac fires, but firefighters have gained the upper hand on these blazes.
Keaton Jones was all smiles as he spent the day with the University of Tennessee football team. The 11-year-old, who shined a spotlight on bullying with a heartbreaking viral video last week, was given a hero's
A court in the Democratic Republic of Congo has handed life sentences to 11 militiamen who raped about 40 children aged between 18-months and 12-years old. Human rights groups hailed Wednesday’s verdict as a strike against the culture of impunity around sexual violence in D.R. Congo, where rape is used as a weapon of war, Reuters reports. “It’s a strong signal to anyone who would contemplate this kind of offense,” Charles Cubaka Cicura, a lawyer for the victims, told the news agency.
Rep. Eric Swalwell talks with Rachel Maddow about Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee pressing Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for a reason for Donald Trump to fire Robert Mueller.
St. George’s Chapel is a stunning, historic place. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have chosen to get married there, and not just because of the venue’s prestige. “This is no tick-box exercise,” Welby told BBC Radio 4′s Today program on Thursday.
A team of researchers, including Stephen Hawking, is investigating whether the first known object from outside the solar system contains the first sign of life beyond our planet. Using the Robert C. Byrd Green Bank Telescope in West Virginia, scientists with the 100 million dollar research project Breakthrough Listen will observe an asteroid named 'Oumuamua for 10 hours on Wednesday. 'Oumuamua, formally known as 1I/2017 U1, is the first object discovered in the solar system that appears to originate from another star system.
If you’ve ever been distraught by something that Fox News host Jesse Watters said, you’re not alone. Apparently, his mother feels the same way.In a segment on “The Five” on Wednesday, Watters featured texts from his mother, whom he calls a “liberal Democrat
As both major political parties hunt for lessons in Alabama’s special Senate election, Rep. Jackie Speier, D-Calif., cautioned on Wednesday that Doug Jones’s shock defeat of Roy Moore is a “unique” result that may not apply to the 2018 midterm contest in general. Democrats in Congress are “ecstatic about the results,” but “I don’t think we can take anything to the bank,” she said.