Among the enemies, rivals and random targets he has compared to a dog are Mitt Romney (“he choked like a dog”) Ted Cruz (he “lies like a dog”) and conservative writer Brent Bozell (came “begging for money like a dog”).
Impressive images of these alien-like creatures were captured underwater — photographer Cai Songda is a keen diver and did not miss the chance to snap pictures of the unique “aliens.” Cai, who is from Manila, Philippines, went on several diving trips this year and ended up with this beautiful collection of sea creatures, most of them in the area of Anilao.Cai loves blackwater diving and photography; he uses special lighting to illuminate his photos, as they are all taken in deep, dark waters. ...
Closing arguments were expected Wednesday in the trial of Paul Manafort, the former Trump campaign chairman accused of tax evasion and bank fraud.
Tuesday marks the 11th day of the bank- and tax-fraud trial of Paul Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign manager. The defense rested its case without calling any witnesses after the judge denied a motion to acquit Manafort on four of the 18 counts against him. The prosecution alleged Manafort intentionally broke the law by hiding income he earned while working for then-Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych, who is pro-Russian.
A car plowed into pedestrians and cyclists near the Houses of Parliament in London during the morning rush hour Tuesday, injuring three people in what police suspect is the latest in a string of attacks in the British capital that used vehicles as weapons.
Rescuers hunted for survivors among huge chunks of debris on Wednesday after a bridge collapse that killed 39, as furious government ministers rounded on the viaduct's operator, saying it should pay fines and compensation and lose its concession.
President Trump on Tuesday continued to lash out at Omarosa Manigault-Newman over explosive claims in his former “Celebrity Apprentice” co-star turned White House aide makes about him in her new book, “Unhinged.”
On Sunday, white nationalists held a rally at Lafayette Park in Washington, D.C. It took place on the first anniversary of a similar rally in Charlottesville, Va., that saw violent clashes between far-right protesters and counterprotesters, and three related deaths. Supporters of the Unite the Right movement at Sunday’s rally were greatly outnumbered by counterprotesters and the groups were separated by a police barricade in the park. Since the early 1900’s, it’s been a popular place for groups to exercise their First Amendment rights to send a message to a sitting U.S. president.
The worst drought in living memory is sweeping parts of eastern Australia, leaving farmers struggling to cope and asking questions about their future. While the weather has improved in parts of Western Australia, winter rain has gone missing across much of the country’s east, leaving farmers praying for rain after planting seed in dry soil or culling cattle and sheep they can no longer afford to feed. About 99 percent of the state – which accounts for a quarter of Australia’s agricultural output by value – is now officially in drought.
According to new research by Finder, 46% of adults who drink alcohol admit they regularly shop online while under the influence. That's about 68 million Americans boozing, browsing, and ultimately purchasing an estimated $30.4 billion worth of goods per year.
The Perseid Meteor shower has returned for its annual show, lighting up the night sky for stargazers. The spectacular sight occurs every August between the 12th and 13th and the peak time to see it was Sunday night. It occurs every year as the Earth ploughs through dusty debris left by Comet Swift-Tuttle. (AFP)
President Trump said former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman was “vicious,” “not smart” and regularly missed meetings.
Stephen Miller, the architect of some of Trump’s most controversial anti-immigration policies, has been assailed by critics who are quick to point out that Miller himself is a grandchild of refugees. Now Miller’s own uncle is joining the outcry.
The Charlottesville anniversary event drew a handful of white supremacists, who were far outnumbered by counterprotesters.
The organizers of the Road to Change tour have visited over 50 cities in an effort to register and mobilize voters ahead of the 2018 midterm elections — and to build a coalition of youth in communities affected by gun violence.
White nationalists who marched on Washington and rallied at a park near the White House have left the area in white vans under a police escort. The demonstration led by the principal organizer of last year’s “Unite the Right” event in Charlottesville, Virginia, Jason Kessler, ended earlier than expected. Thousands of counterdemonstrators showed up to jeer and shout insults at the white nationalists as they made their way through Washington streets.
The mother of a woman killed when a car plowed into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally last summer said Sunday there’s much healing to do a year after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia. Heather Heyer’s mother, Susan Bro, visited the site of the attack on Sunday afternoon. The vigil was one in a series of largely peaceful community events held in Charlottesville over the weekend to mark the one-year anniversary of the rally, one of the largest gatherings of white nationalists and other far-right extremists in a decade.
Rather than focus on the gray, nondescript birds people usually associate with the term "pigeon," Leila Jeffreys captures the more vibrant varieties.
A group of anti-fascist activists rallied peacefully in downtown Charlottesville as the city marks the anniversary of last summer's white supremacist violence. Saturday marks a year since white nationalists marched through the University of Virginia campus with torches, clashing with a group of counterprotesters. The following day, a much larger gathering of white nationalists near a downtown park erupted into violence.
Firefighters worked furiously Friday to keep a Southern California wildfire from burning more homes, dumping water and bright pink retardant to protect Lake Elsinore and other foothill communities as the fire sweeps through the dense, bone-dry brush of the Cleveland National Forest.