Republicans blast Trump idea for cyber security unit with Russia
While aides praised the president’s accomplishments at his first G-20 summit, the U.S. isolated itself on issues like trade and climate change.
A 42-year-old French national appeared in court Sunday on suspicion of plotting an attack with multiple weapons alongside two Belgian brothers who were charged in Brussels this week, judicial sources said. The suspect is believed to be connected to Akim and Khalid Saouti, two brothers who were charged in Brussels on Wednesday with belonging to a "terrorist group" and were believed to be planning an attack with a large stash of weapons including Kalashnikov rifles. The pair, who were arrested the previous night in the Brussels suburb of Anderlecht, are brothers of convicted jihadist Said Saouti, a member of the Kamikaze Riders, a notorious bikers' club based in Brussels.
Leaders from the world's leading economies broke with U.S. President Donald Trump on climate policy at a G20 summit on Saturday, in a rare public admission of disagreement and blow to multilateral cooperation. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, keen to show off her skills as a mediator two months before a German election, achieved her primary goal at the meeting in Hamburg, convincing her fellow leaders to support a single communique with pledges on trade, finance, energy and Africa.
Anti-government protests in Venezuela hit the symbolic mark of 100 days on Sunday with a grim record of at least 92 dead and more than 1,500 injured. The decision Saturday to release opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez from prison and place him under house arrest has once again stirred hopes that socialist President Nicolas Maduro and his opponents could sit down for talks aimed at ending the bloodshed. The opposition gained control of the National Assembly in 2015 by a landslide amid mounting frustration with Maduro's handling of the economy, spiraling crime and food shortages.
A flight attendant was forced to break two wine bottles over the head of a passenger who tried to open the plane’s exit door thousands of feet over the ocean, court documents have revealed. The steward broke the first bottle over the head of Joseph Daniel Hudek IV, 23, who had lunged for the door and fought with other passengers during a Delta Air Lines flight from Seattle to Beijing.
“Gotham” star Donal Logue and his ex-wife, Kasey Smith, are still looking for their 16-year-old daughter, Jade. On Friday, July 7, Logue posted another photo with a young Jade via his Twitter account. According to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, Logue’s daughter also goes by the name Arlo Logue.
This Pennsylvania family says they have a light bulb in their basement that has been working for nearly 37 years — and counting. Becky Travaglini, who lives outside Pittsburgh, says the bulb was already in its socket when they bought the house in 1980. "We moved in October 1980, we bought the house and the light bulb was in the house when we moved in," she told Inside Edition.
Wind gusts at nearly 90 mph are blamed for killing a 72-year-old Grand Haven, Michigan homeowner when a large tree fell onto his house.
Shot from above, some of the distorted images make the Big Apple appear like a planet, while others, photographed directly downward, make skyscrapers look like something out of an abstract artwork. The unique photo essay was created by Andrew Griffiths, 40, who has been working as an aerial photographer for the past 16 years.
Woh, woh, woh… what exactly is going on here, Amazon? Prime Day 2017 isn’t supposed to start until 9:00 PM ET on Monday, and yet here we are on Saturday looking at one of the craziest deals we’ve ever seen! Amazon typically sells refurbished Amazon Echo smart speakers for $135, which is a nice discount compared to the $180 the retailer charges for a new Echo. Right now, however, Amazon has an insane deal for Prime subscribers that drops the price of the refurbished Amazon Echo speaker all the way down to $89.99.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said Turkey would never allow a Kurdish state in Syria near its border, and warned that if threatened, Ankara would not hesitate to use its right to self-defence. "We will never remain silent or unresponsive to the backing and arming of terrorist groups, and the formation of terror islets right next to our border," Erdogan said in a speech at the closing session of the G20 summit in Hamburg. Ankara considers the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) fighting in Syria to be a terrorist group and the Syrian branch of the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), which has waged an insurgency against the Turkish state since 1984.
As the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, wrapped up, Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to talk trade and about North Korea. Trump has become increasingly frustrated with China’s role in negotiating an end to North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs. Despite international sanctions placed on Pyongyang, China still trades heavily with North Korea.
The forfeiture will include some 5,500 artifacts purchased by Hobby Lobby Inc that originated from the region of modern-day Iraq and were shipped under false labels, as well as an additional $3 million to settle the civil charges, the Department of Justice said in a statement. "The protection of cultural heritage is a mission that (Homeland Security Investigations) and its partner U.S. Customs and Border Protection take very seriously as we recognize that while some may put a price on these artifacts, the people of Iraq consider them priceless,” Angel Melendez, special agent in charge of Homeland Security Investigations in New York, said in the statement.
A newlywed accused of soliciting her firefighter husband's killing to collect $100,000 in insurance money has been convicted of aggravated murder in a scheme that was flawed from the start: His ex-wife was still the beneficiary of his policy. Uloma Curry-Walker, 45, could receive life in prison without parole for the November 2013 slaying of William Walker, whom she had married just four months earlier. Prosecutors said Curry-Walker was nearing financial ruin after running up tens of thousands of dollars in debt when she asked her then-17-year-old daughter and the daughter's boyfriend to find someone to kill her husband so she could collect the insurance money.
Violent demonstrators at the G20 Summit in Germany prevented first lady Melania Trump from participating in a program for the gathered leaders’ spouses. "The Hamburg police could not give us clearance to leave," the first lady's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said in a statement Friday. The spouses of G20 leaders were scheduled to tour a climate change center in Hamburg and to later take a river cruise while the world leaders attended the summit, according to a report by CNN.
A California man has been arrested after hordes of dangerous reptiles, including venomous snakes and alligators, were found in his home, officials said. Todd Kates was charged with animal cruelty after officials says he was in possession of “dozens of very dangerous and highly regulated species of reptiles,” the County of Los Angeles Department of Animal Care and Control said in a statement. Officials recovered 80 venomous snakes, between five and eight alligators, gila monsters, snapping turtles and birds from Kates’ Thousand Oaks home, NBC News reported.
It has never been confirmed, but police say at least three witnesses claimed that Cunanan and Versace crossed paths in California.
Thirty-five migrants, including seven children, were feared drowned after their inflatable boat sank on Saturday off the Libyan coast, the coastguard said. Eighty-five migrants, including 18 women, were rescued with the help of fishermen who alerted the coastguard, said Issa al-Zarrouk, a coastguard official in Garabulli, 60 kilometres (40 miles) east of Tripoli. Navy spokesman Ayoub Kacem said the boat sank six nautical miles northwest of Garabulli, and 10 fishing boats took part in the rescue.
Consumer Reports has no relationship with any advertisers on this website. Production of Tesla's first car aimed at a broad market, the Model 3, is under way. CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter Saturday that the first production Model 3 was "built and going