Trump team takes victory lap after GOP special-election wins
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:34:04 -0400
The president and his supporters celebrated on social media late Tuesday night after Republicans secured a pair of victories in congressional races in Georgia and South Carolina.
Anti-Trump Resistance Falling Flat? Some Democrats Deflated After Georgia Loss
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:42:34 -0400
“Democrats would do much better” if they would work more with Republicans, Pres. Trump tweeted after Republican Karen Handel’s win in the high-profile Georgia congressional special election.
Thousands Attend Funeral for Muslim Teen Who Was Murdered in Virginia
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:40:36 -0400
As many as 5,000 people attended the funeral to remember Nabra Hassanen, a 17-year-old girl who was beaten to death early Sunday as she walked home after an all-night prayer session at a mosque.
Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over Michael Brown's Death
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 18:39:58 -0400
(Reuters) - The parents of black teenager Michael Brown and the city of Ferguson, Missouri, have settled a lawsuit over his fatal shooting by a white city police officer in 2014, according to a court document filed on June 19, 2017.
'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years in prison
Thu, 22 Jun 2017 17:04:49 -0400
WASHINGTON (AP) — An online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate" ended Thursday with real-world consequences when a North Carolina man was sentenced to prison for arming himself with an assault rifle, traveling to the nation's capital and firing his weapon inside a neighborhood pizza restaurant.
Tim Kaine: U.S. strikes on Syrian forces ‘completely illegal’
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:19:18 -0400
Sen. Tim Kaine sharply condemned U.S. strikes on Syrian regime forces as “completely illegal.” He says President Trump needs a new AUMF.
Family of Canadian imprisoned in North Korea wants more action
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 17:27:25 -0400
The family of a Canadian pastor serving a life sentence in North Korea is concerned for his welfare after the death of an American student after imprisonment there, and wants Canada to work harder to secure his release, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday. Hyeon Soo Lim, who served at one of the largest churches in Canada, was sentenced to hard labor for life in December 2015 for what North Korea says was an attempt to overthrow the regime. Family spokeswoman Lisa Pak said Lim's family wants to see a more aggressive approach from the Canadian government following the death of American university student Otto Warmbier earlier this week, days after he was released from captivity in North Korea in a coma.
2 Elephants Spring Into Action to Save Calf From Drowning in Zoo's Pool
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:54:00 -0400
Two elephants worked together to save a baby calf who fell into a pool at the Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea.
"Textalyzer" Device Allows Police to Determine if Drivers Were Texting and Driving
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:47:20 -0400
The “Textalyzer” device allows police to plug in and determine if a driver was using a cell phone to text while driving. Jeff Rossen shows how it works.
Bloomberg says Trump should ‘stop tweeting’ and let Russia probe run its course
Wed, 21 Jun 2017 10:18:33 -0400
“When there’s an allegation, you have to have a competent, independent investigation that will find something wrong or remove the cloud,” Bloomberg said.