Russian ambassador told Moscow that Kushner wanted secret communications channel with Kremlin - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 23:04:13 GMT
Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washington discussed the possibility of setting up a secret and secure communications channel between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin, using Russian diplomatic facilities in an apparent move to shield ...
Clinton takes aim at Trump during commencement address at alma mater - Fox News Avatar
Fox News Fri, 26 May 2017 21:43:39 GMT
Hillary Clinton didn't pull any punches Friday when she took several jabs at President Trump – at one point even comparing him to Former President Richard Nixon - as she delivered the commencement address at her alma mater, Wellesley College.
Egypt launches air raids on Libya after Christians killed - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Fri, 26 May 2017 23:19:23 GMT
MINYA, Egypt Egyptian fighter jets carried out strikes on Friday directed at camps in Libya which Cairo says have been training militants who killed dozens of Christians earlier in the day. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said he had ordered strikes ...
Federal judge orders re-sentencing for D.C. sniper Lee Boyd Malvo - New York Daily News Avatar
New York Daily News Fri, 26 May 2017 22:59:00 GMT
A federal judge on Friday tossed out two life sentences for one of Virginia's most notorious criminals, sniper Lee Boyd Malvo, and ordered Virginia courts to hold new sentencing hearings. In his ruling, U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson in Norfolk ...
Trump brings his solo act to Europe - Politico Avatar
Politico Fri, 26 May 2017 21:05:19 GMT
TAORMINA, Sicily — Days before President Donald Trump embarked on his first foreign trip, national security adviser H.R. McMaster said the administration's message to allies would be: "America first" does not mean "America alone." But over the course ...
Trump's statement on Ramadan is almost entirely about terrorism - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 18:44:12 GMT
President Trump issued a statement on Ramadan — a holy month of fasting and prayer for Muslims around the world — that focused primarily on violence and terrorism. His statement was a stark contrast from the Ramadan message President George W.
Texas teachers give 'most likely to become a terrorist' award to 13-year-old - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 07:19:56 GMT
Seventh-grader Lizeth Villanueva has been in her school's academic honors program for two years. She gets good grades and has never been a discipline problem. Yet on Tuesday, her teacher gave her a “most likely to become a terrorist” award.
Boehner: Trump's term 'disaster,' aside from foreign affairs - Washington Times Avatar
Washington Times Fri, 26 May 2017 22:44:35 GMT
In this photo taken Feb. 26, 2015, then House Speaker John Boehner speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Boehner says that aside from international affairs and foreign policy, President Donald Trump's time in office has been a “complete disaster.
British authorities believe most involved in Manchester bombing are in custody - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 16:54:26 GMT
LONDON — Britain's top counterterrorism official said Friday that authorities believe they have rounded up most of the network suspected of involvement in Monday's terrorist bombing in Manchester, but the country remained braced for further violence ...
Liberals Wanted a Fight in Montana. Democratic Leaders Saw a Lost Cause. - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 26 May 2017 20:50:51 GMT
Greg Gianforte, a Republican, celebrating his victory in Montana's special House election on Thursday in Bozeman. Credit Janie Osborne/Getty Images. BOZEMAN, Mont. — The Democratic defeat in a hard-fought special House election in Montana on ...
Chinese fighter jets conduct unsafe maneuver near US aircraft - CNN Avatar
CNN Fri, 26 May 2017 19:46:26 GMT
Washington (CNN) Two Chinese J-10 fighter jets conducted unsafe maneuvers while intercepting a US surveillance aircraft that was operating in international airspace near the South China Sea, according to the Navy. The incident occurred Wednesday and ...
The Health 202: Senate GOP is all talk and no action on health care - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 12:27:21 GMT
THE PROGNOSIS. "Damned if I know," Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said when asked whether the Senate will vote on a health-care bill before the August recess. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts). It's talk, talk, talk – and more talk -- for Senate Republicans as they ...
Texas set to embrace new abortion restrictions - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 21:15:12 GMT
AUSTIN, Texas — A sweeping new anti-abortion bill in Texas that includes a provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott. The bill approved Friday by the state Senate is the Legislature's response to the U.S. ...
The Latest: Trump condemns Egypt attack - Miami Herald Avatar
Miami Herald Fri, 26 May 2017 19:43:00 GMT
The Latest on President Donald Trump's first trip abroad (all times local):. 9:30 p.m.. President Donald Trump is blaming "evil organizations of terror" and a "thuggish ideology" for an attack on Coptic Christians in Egypt that killed at least 28 ...
Todd Kohlhepp pleads guilty in seven South Carolina slayings - CBS News Avatar
CBS News Fri, 26 May 2017 15:30:26 GMT
Last Updated May 26, 2017 3:42 PM EDT. SPARTANBURG, Va. -- A man who admitted killing seven people over nearly 13 years in South Carolina while running a successful real estate business has pleaded guilty to seven counts of murder and a number of ...
Trump's views on climate are 'evolving,' aide says, amid pressure from Europeans - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 18:53:26 GMT
TAORMINA, Italy — President Trump's views on climate policy are “evolving” after European allies personally pressured him to reverse his vow to abandon an international agreement to limit greenhouse-gas emissions, a senior White House adviser said at ...
Texas nurse indicted in second child's death - CNN Avatar
CNN Fri, 26 May 2017 23:33:13 GMT
(CNN) The crime Texas prosecutors proved three decades ago was horrifying: A nurse entrusted with caring for young children killed a 15-month-old girl by injecting her with powerful drugs, they said. Genene Jones was sentenced to 99 years in prison.
Federal Judges Invite Muslims To Veto Americans' Elections Over Campaign Statements - Breitbart News Avatar
Breitbart News Thu, 25 May 2017 23:36:23 GMT
Ten progressive judges in Virginia have decided that Muslims can ask judges to change the nation's national security and immigration policies whenever prior campaign statements in democratic political elections can be described as unfair to Muslims ...
Chris Cornell Laid to Rest at Private Los Angeles... - Avatar Fri, 26 May 2017 23:03:47 GMT
Chris Cornell was laid to rest at a private ceremony at in Los Angeles, with his band mates and grunge peers among those to pay their respects. Credit: AP. By Daniel Kreps. 2 hours ago. More News. Ann Wilson on Chris Cornell's Legacy, 'Inhumane ...
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor split after 17 years of marriage - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Fri, 26 May 2017 23:26:40 GMT
Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor have split up after 18 years together, 17 of them as husband and wife. "With tremendous love and respect for each other, and the 18 years we spent together as a couple, we have made the decision to separate," they said ...
LeBron James shares embrace with Isaiah Thomas, admires toughness and determination of Celtics guard - Avatar Fri, 26 May 2017 10:15:07 GMT
Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas, left, and Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James speak after Game 5 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, on Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Boston. The Cavaliers won 135-102. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)( ...
US to carry out first ICBM intercept test - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Fri, 26 May 2017 18:40:00 GMT
WASHINGTON The United States will test an existing missile defense system to try to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) next week, U.S. officials said on Friday, at a time when North Korea is trying to develop one. The test ...
Naples Daily News Fri, 26 May 2017 17:51:11 GMT
U.S. Sen. John Glenn, former astronaut, was remembered by those who loved him as not just a national hero, but a humble and good man. Vice President Joe Biden was among the speakers at his funeral in Columbus Saturday. The Enquirer/Meg Vogel and ...and more »
Budgets And Beatitudes: When The Pope Met The Donald - HuffPost Avatar
HuffPost Thu, 25 May 2017 16:10:36 GMT
Well, that happened. Pope Francis, whose papacy has been marked by left-leaning proclamations and a humble lifestyle, met the president whose life has been marked by self-indulgence, grandiosity, and greed. Their meeting took place as Donald Trump's ...
The newest dystopian setting in one of gaming's top franchises: Rural America - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 19:32:21 GMT
Ubisoft announced Friday that its upcoming video game, Far Cry 5, will set the series in the United States for the first time. The story pits a player's band of Heartland resistance fighters against a charismatic doomsday cult leader who kidnaps ...
Indiana faces records request backlog as Pence drags feet - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 19:33:55 GMT
INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana governor's office faces a backlog of public records requests largely stemming from Vice President Mike Pence's tenure, and the delay has been exacerbated by Pence's refusal to give his successor digital access to his emails, ...
Officials investigate photos of baby alligator forced to drink beer, inhale smoke - CBS News Avatar
CBS News Fri, 26 May 2017 20:31:00 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- South Carolina wildlife authorities are investigating after photos circulated online showing beer being poured down a young alligator's throat. Kyndel McConchie, public information director for the State Department of Natural ...
USA TODAY Fri, 26 May 2017 21:21:14 GMT
The 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy's birth is Monday and many Americans are taking some time on the Memorial Day holiday weekend to remember the nation's 35th president. The array of options to commemorate JFK's centennial year ...and more »
Turkish government issues arrest warrant for Enes Kanter, pro-government newspaper reports - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Fri, 26 May 2017 20:43:30 GMT
The Turkish government has issued an arrest warrant for Oklahoma City Thunder center Enes Kanter, accusing him of being a member of a "terror group," according to the pro-government Turkish newspaper The Daily Sabah. Kanter is a vocal supporter of ...
Chipotle says hackers hit most restaurants in data breach - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Fri, 26 May 2017 23:26:00 GMT
Signage for a Chipotle Mexican Grill is seen in Los Angeles, California, United States, April 25, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo. By Lisa Baertlein. Hackers used malware to steal customer payment data from most of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc's ...