Kushner Is Said to Have Discussed a Secret Channel to Talk to Russia - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sat, 27 May 2017 04:01:33 GMT
President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, at the White House last week. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times. WASHINGTON — Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, spoke in December with Russia's ...
Zbigniew Brzezinski, National Security Adviser to Jimmy Carter, Dies at 89 - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Sat, 27 May 2017 02:36:58 GMT
Zbigniew Brzezinski in 1987. He had considerable influence in global affairs, both before and long after his official tour of duty in the White House. Credit Terry Ashe/The LIFE Images Collection, via Getty Images. Zbigniew Brzezinski, the hawkish ...
2 Fatally Stabbed on Portland Train After Trying to Calm 'Ranting' Man, Police Say - NBCNews.com Avatar
NBCNews.com Sat, 27 May 2017 04:30:14 GMT
Two people were fatally stabbed after trying to intervene when a man was spewing "hate speech" on a Portland, Oregon train on Friday, police said. The suspect, who was not immediately identified, was captured south of the Hollywood transit center ...
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.
Sounds of silence? Trump's body language speaks volumes - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 21:26:16 GMT
TAORMINA, Italy — The alpha-male handshake. The deadpan reaction from NATO leaders. The presidential push to the front of the pack. Even if Donald Trump hasn't done a lot of public speaking during his big trip abroad, the body language of the ...
7th-grader gets 'Most Likely to Become a Terrorist' Award - CNN Avatar
CNN Fri, 26 May 2017 14:13:54 GMT
(CNN) No, your eyes are not deceiving you. These are real certificates that were typed up and presented to 7th graders at Lance Cpl. Anthony Aguirre Junior High School in Houston. "MOST LIKELY TO BECOME A TERRORIST," one reads, inside a border of ...
Bombing puts British security officials on back foot again - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sat, 27 May 2017 06:14:35 GMT
LONDON — There were plenty of warning signs before Salman Abedi unleashed carnage at Manchester Arena. The concert bombing that left 22 people dead Monday night and dozens hospitalized raises the question of what, if anything, could have been ...
After 2016 Assault, A Coptic Christian Grandmother In Egypt Fights For Justice - NPR Avatar
NPR Fri, 26 May 2017 17:52:40 GMT
Across a field from the unfinished concrete house where she lives, Suad Thabet can see the spires of the Abu Qarqas monastery. The 70-year-old Coptic Christian grandmother has had trouble sleeping since she was attacked in her nearby Egyptian village ...
Melania Trump on Display, Dressed in Ambivalence and Armor - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 26 May 2017 19:19:28 GMT
Summer in the Hamptons: Eleven Madison Park and Uber (Finally!) Are Coming to the East End · The Second Biggest Fashion Show in Cannes · Vows. For Two Runners, Married Life Begins at Mile 6 · Social Q's. When Is It O.K. to Date a Friend's Ex?
Trump views on climate 'evolving' amid push from Europeans - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 17:35:45 GMT
TAORMINA, Italy — President Donald Trump's views on climate change are “evolving” following discussions with European leaders who are pushing for him to stay in the Paris climate accord, a top White House official said Friday. “He feels much more ...
House Republicans will not concede they broke a fundamental health-care promise - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 15:53:38 GMT
The Congressional Budget Office's analysis of the Republican health-care bill had just been made public Wednesday, and Rep. Mark Meadows was standing off the House floor, 15 minutes into a sparring session with reporters over its significance when he ...
Clinton 'ready to come out of the woods' - The Providence Journal Avatar
The Providence Journal Sat, 27 May 2017 02:28:10 GMT
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers the commencement address at Wellesley College on Friday. Clinton graduated from the school in 1969. [AP /Josh Reynolds]. Friday. Posted at 10:13 PM Updated at 10:13 PM. Share. Stories from Headlines ...and more »
Gianforte's behavior was inexcusable. The House should not tolerate it. - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Fri, 26 May 2017 23:15:37 GMT
“GIANFORTE GRABBED Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him.” That was Fox News reporter Alicia Acuna's account of how Greg Gianforte allegedly assaulted Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, the day before Mr.
White House Social Media Director Scavino Slams Boehner Over Trump Dis: He's the 'Disaster' - Mediaite Avatar
Mediaite Fri, 26 May 2017 23:11:08 GMT
White House Director of Social Media Dan Scavino fired back at former Speaker John Boehner for saying today Donald Trump's presidency has been a “complete disaster” so far. While Boehner gave Trump some credit for how he's been fighting ISIS, ...and more »
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 ...
Two toddlers found dead in hot car in rural Texas, sheriff says - CBS News Avatar
CBS News Sat, 27 May 2017 02:31:00 GMT
WEATHERFORD, Texas -- Two toddlers were found dead in a hot car in a rural North Texas neighborhood. A Parker County Sheriff's Office statement says the 2-year-old girl and 16-month-old boy were found about 4:30 p.m. Friday by their mother in a ...and more »
Former Texas nurse accused of killing dozens of kids in '80s - The Boston Globe Avatar
The Boston Globe Fri, 26 May 2017 23:46:26 GMT
DALLAS — A Texas nurse who is in prison for the 1982 killing of a toddler has been charged with murder in the death of an infant a year earlier, and authorities said Friday that they think she may have killed up to 60 young children around that time ...
US plans test of defense system to shoot down an ICBM - ABC News Avatar
ABC News Sat, 27 May 2017 06:43:27 GMT
FILE - In this May 21, 2107 file photo people watch a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch conducted by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. With North Korea's nuclear missile threat in mind, the Pentagon ...
Tim Kaine's son among 8 charged for allegedly disrupting pro-Trump rally - CBS News Avatar
CBS News Sat, 27 May 2017 01:59:00 GMT
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine's youngest son was among eight people charged for allegedly disrupting a March rally in support of President Trump. Linwood "Woody" Kaine, of Minneapolis, was charged Friday with one gross misdemeanor count of ...and more »
Todd Kohlhepp Pleads Guilty To Murdering 7 Over 13 Years - 5newsonline.com Avatar
5newsonline.com Sat, 27 May 2017 02:27:26 GMT
WOODRUFF, S.C. (CNN) — A South Carolina real estate agent accused of killing seven people over 13 years — four in 2003 and three found last year on his property — pleaded guilty Friday (May 26) to seven counts of murder. Todd Kohlhepp, who was ...
Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sat, 27 May 2017 06:56:15 GMT
JERUSALEM — Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on Saturday after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian officials said. Israel prison service spokeswoman Nicole ...
State trooper shot in Richmond: Emergency calls reveal tense moments - wtvr.com Avatar
wtvr.com Sat, 27 May 2017 02:38:29 GMT
RICHMOND, Va. -- Emergency communications highlight the tense moments after sources said a state trooper was shot in Richmond's Mosby Court public housing neighborhood Friday evening. “Clear the streets. Clear the streets at Coalter and Redd,” one ...
Chris Cornell Laid to Rest at Private Los Angeles... - RollingStone.com Avatar
RollingStone.com 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. 9 hours ago. More News. Ann Wilson on Chris Cornell's Legacy, 'Inhumane ...
Budgets And Beatitudes: When The Pope Met The Donald - HuffPost Avatar
HuffPost Thu, 25 May 2017 16:06:55 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 ...
Cavs-Warriors III: Ranking every player in the 2017 NBA Finals by importance - CBSSports.com Avatar
CBSSports.com Fri, 26 May 2017 21:39:00 GMT
Is LeBron James, Steph Curry or Kevin Durant most important to who comes home with the title? Matt Moore mugshot; by Matt Moore · @MattMooreCBS; 9h ago • 21 min read. The matchup everyone has been waiting for is here. The 2017 NBA Finals pit the ...
Actors Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor separate after 18 years - Reuters Avatar
Reuters Fri, 26 May 2017 23:26:00 GMT
Actor Ben Stiller and wife Christine Taylor arrive for the European premiere of 'Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb' at Leicester Square in London December 15, 2014. REUTERS/Luke MacGregor. 1/2. left. right. Actor Ben Stiller and wife Christine ...
Clay Center Dispatch Fri, 26 May 2017 20:47:00 GMT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — As Air Force officials investigate allegations that inspectors were invited to view the remains of astronaut and former U.S. Sen. John Glenn at Dover Air Force Base, a military mortuary chief said Friday that Glenn's remains were ...and more »
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 ...
In Indonesia and Philippines, Militants Find a Common Bond: ISIS - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 26 May 2017 12:35:26 GMT
Philippine soldiers ran for cover to evade sniper fire on Thursday while trying to clear the southern city of Marawi of armed militants, one street at a time. Credit Jes Aznar/Getty Images. BANGKOK — An eruption of violence in the southern Philippines ...
Trump's normal-ish foreign trip - BBC News Avatar
BBC News Fri, 26 May 2017 23:29:13 GMT
Just before Donald Trump left Washington to come on this gruelling trip, the word was he would have given anything to get out of it or anything to shorten it. One, he likes his home comforts - not that Air Force One is exactly slumming it - and two, he ...and more »