Attorneys: Patriots should compensate families of Aaron Hernandez's victims.
By Donald Junior’s account, the lawyer offered to provide damaging information about Trump’s Democratic rival, Hillary Clinton. “The only thing I see inappropriate about the meeting was the people that leaked information on the meeting,” Sanders said.
A dangerous combination of wildfires and heat are fanning flames across a region already in a critical state. More than a dozen fires are burning in California alone.
The FAA is investigating an error that resulted in a close call on a crowded taxiway at San Francisco International airport last Friday.
An active duty soldier based in Hawaii pledged his allegiance to the Islamic State group, helped purchase a drone for it to use against American forces and said he wanted to use his rifle to "kill a bunch of people," according to an FBI affidavit. Ikaika Kang, a sergeant first class in the U.S. Army, made an initial appearance Monday in federal court in Honolulu. Paul Delacourt, the FBI special agent in charge of the Hawaii bureau, said Kang gave military documents to people he believed would give them to Islamic State, but none of them got to the organization.
Toby Willis, the patriarch of TLC’s former reality show The Willis Family, pleaded guilty to four counts of child rape on Tuesday and will serve 40 years in prison, PEOPLE confirms
A Texas teenager died Sunday after being electrocuted by her cell phone while in the bathtub. Madison Coe, 14, was in the tub when she either plugged her phone in or picked it up after it was already plugged in, her family said. Madison lived in Lubbock, Texas, though she died while visiting her father in New Mexico.
By Felix Onuah ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in London on Tuesday, spending an hour at the country's High Commission where President Muhammadu Buhari has spent much of the past two months on medical leave. A Reuters reporter saw Osinbajo arrive at Abuja House, the Nigerian High Commission, or embassy, in London, late on Tuesday. Buhari left Abuja on May 7 and handed over power to his deputy, to allay concerns of a void at the top of Africa's biggest economy.
Texts that were revealed in court Monday show that fraternity brothers knew almost immediately the gravity of the situation, prosecutors said.
Islamic State group chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was reported dead on Tuesday, a day after Iraq declared it had driven the jihadists from their one-time top stronghold of Mosul. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a longtime conflict monitor, said it had heard from senior IS leaders that Baghdadi was dead. If confirmed, his death would mark another devastating blow to the jihadist group after its loss of Mosul, which Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Monday declared had been retaken from IS after a gruelling months-long campaign.
Ships carrying Chinese troops tasked with setting up the country's first overseas military base are steaming towards the East African nation of Djibouti. China calls its new facility a 'support base' and says it will have mainly logistical functions, however observers see it as a key part of Beijing’s plans to expand its global reach through military might. India in particular views the base with suspicion as New Delhi is concerned that China is confronting it with a ‘ring of pearls’ – a series of assets and alliances across the Indian Ocean and into South-East Asia.
A driver in Tennessee is facing charges after crashing into a cyclist and driving away from the scene. The accident was caught on camera by the victim's friend.
Amid bombshell reports about Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer he thought had damaging information on Hillary Clinton, here's a snapshot of the president's long record of denying collusion between his campaign and Russia.
Thousands gathered in Srebrenica on Tuesday, June 11, to mark the 1995 massacre of about 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, Europe’s worst atrocity since World War II, with some relatives of the victims giving their loved ones a proper burial for the first time. The remains of 71 victims of the bloodshed, which has been ruled genocide by international courts, were laid to rest in a joint funeral at a memorial cemetery in Potocari, near Srebrenica. Adela Efendic said she had come to “finally say goodbye” to her father Senaid, who was 35 when he was killed.
A New York state police trooper responding to reports of gunfire was shot to death by a soldier who had just killed his wife at their home near his Army base, authorities said Monday. Trooper Joel Davis was approaching the couple's home in rural Theresa, near the Canadian border, when Staff Sgt. Justin Walters shot him in the torso with a rifle, leaving him in a roadside ditch, police and court documents said. Walters' wife, Nichole Walters, was found dead in the driveway, with multiple gunshot wounds.
Leo Adonis committed suicide by jumping 250 feet into the crater of Kilauea volcano in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii Tribune-Herald reported Monday. Adonis was 38 years old and born Gregory Michael Ure, according to a report by the Hawaii Tribune-Herald. The volcano does not have an active lava flow, though the volcano itself, Kilauea, is erupting.
Chinese aircraft carrier the Liaoning entered Taiwan's air defense identification zone early on Wednesday morning on its way back from Hong Kong and is being monitored, Taiwan's defense ministry said, adding there was no cause for alarm. The Liaoning left Hong Kong at noon on Tuesday, before entering Taiwan's defense zone by traveling in a northerly direction via the western side of the Taiwan Strait, the ministry said.
The dean of students at a private school in Tennessee has been charged after cops say he struck a man on a bicycle Saturday before driving off in a heart-stopping moment captured on video. Tyler Noe was riding his bike on the scenic Natchez Trace Parkway when he was struck by a Volvo driven by Marshall Grant Neely III, 58, who is the dean of students at the nearby University School of Nashville.
Two Americans and a Briton have died fighting alongside Syrian Kurdish forces as they battle to oust the Islamic State group from its Raqa stronghold, the forces said Tuesday. The three men volunteering with the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) appear to be the first foreign volunteers to have died since fighting began inside the northern Syrian city. In a statement on its website, the YPG said Americans Robert Grodt and Nicholas Warden and Briton Luke Rutter were among six "martyrs" on the Raqa front, without saying where exactly they died.
Thailand's military government on Tuesday approved $5.2 billion to build the first stretch of a high-speed railway that will ultimately link Bangkok to southern China, a massive joint infrastructure project with Beijing that has been dogged by delays. The project is part of China's huge regional infrastructure plan to build a high-speed rail network connecting the southern city of Kunming with Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. "The Cabinet has approved phase one of the high speed railway... from Bangkok to Korat with 179 billion baht ($5.2 billion) budget for a four-year plan," said Kobsak Pootrakool from the Prime Minister's office.
If you ask nearly all the world's climate scientists, there's simply no debate: The planet is warming as amounts of greenhouse gases rise in the air — and human activity is primarily to blame. Doubters of mainstream climate science, including Pruitt, argue that dissenting views haven't been heard by the scientific community. In reality, however, while there is uncertainty about how quickly and severely rising temperatures will affect the planet, there's virtually no doubt among climate scientists that climate change is happening — and that it's happening because of us.