USA

Man with guns, knives arrested at US Comicon

Man with guns, knives arrested at US Comicon

The man's name wasn't immediately released, but authorities said he lives in the Phoenix metro area. As a result of his arrest, prop weapons have been banned for the remainder of the con, and there ...

by · USA
Rouhani win seen speeding Iran oil-deals push despite Trump threats

Rouhani win seen speeding Iran oil-deals push despite Trump threats

Rouhani , a political moderate (at least by Iranian standards) who negotiated a landmark nuclear deal with the United States and other world powers during his first term, was the favorite candidate ...

by · USA
Russians 'boasted spies had links to Trump aides' during election campaign

Russians 'boasted spies had links to Trump aides' during election campaign

One memo reportedly shows Mr Trump pressuring Mr Comey to shut down the bureau's investigation into Mr Flynn's Russian Federation ties. Former CIA director John Brennan said Tuesday he became in...

by · USA
1 killed in reported Wisconsin tornado; 25 hurt

1 killed in reported Wisconsin tornado; 25 hurt

He added that the storm totally wrecked 40 homes and 75 severely damaged another 50 to 75. The first one died when the tornado hit a moveable home park in Wisconsin and the other died when a twister...

by · USA

Jared Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russian Federation investigation

The interest in Kushner does not mean investigators suspect him of a crime or intend to charge him, the officials told NBC News . The White House was rocked by a further revelation last Friday, w...

by · USA

A Warm Memorial Day Weekend, Could See Some Rain

Do expect some showers, possibly a thunderstorm and a high of 70 degrees, he added. Sunday looks to be cool and cloudy with a high only in the upper 60s. Winds will be southwest 6 to 12 miles per ho...

by · USA

Republican accused of 'body slam' wins special election

The House seat was left open when Montana House Representative Ryan Zinke was appointed Secretary of Interior by President Trumon May 25, 2017 in Bozeman, Montana. His win represents a temperature-t...

by · USA

US Republican candidate wins Montana House seat

Witnesses of the altercation said Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck and threw him to the floor, where he continued to hit Jacobs. Jacobs posted audio of the incident in which Gianforte appe...

by · USA
SKorea OKs civilian contact with NKorea in goodwill gesture

SKorea OKs civilian contact with NKorea in goodwill gesture

Photographs and TV footage have captured Kim and the men exchanging smiles and hugs and puffing on cigarettes together after missile launches that don't fail. The maverick president even said he would...

by · USA

Greg Gianforte keeps low profile; Montana votes

He apologised to Jacobs and the Fox News crew who witnessed the incident in an address to supporters in the wake of the win on Thursday night. "Last night I made a mistake, I took an action that I...

by · USA
Norton police searching for missing girl, 7, last seen pulling suitcase

Norton police searching for missing girl, 7, last seen pulling suitcase

Clark said it was not immediately known what the man and the girl did or where they went before the man's auto was stopped by police . The girl is not related to the driver, and police are trying...

by · USA

Notre Dame Students Walk Out During Vice President Mike Pence's Commencement Speech

They believe that the politics Pence , the former IN governor who was raised Catholic, represented contradicted the Catholic social virtues Notre Dame extols. Pence , a former governor of IN, has a...

by · USA
U.S. summons Turkish ambassador over violent confrontation

U.S. summons Turkish ambassador over violent confrontation

The State Department summoned Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kilic following violence between Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's guards and protesters in Washington, D.C., this week. Tuesday's ...

by · USA

Attorney General Jeff Sessions Reverses Obama-Era Justice Policies

Attorney General Jeff Session has ordered federal prosecutors to pursue the harshest sentences possible for drug offences, a stark change from the practices of the Justice Department under forme...

by · USA
'One of a kind' landslide buries part of California's iconic coastal highway

'One of a kind' landslide buries part of California's iconic coastal highway

The mudslide the crashed on California State Route 1 on Saturday has resulted in $1 billion dollars in highway damage. A massive landslide along an iconic coastal highway in California has burie...

by · USA

There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

Though one-sixth of the US population may not seem like a lot, it equates to about 53.5 million Americans-and some public policy experts are saying that a single state's decision to adopt a waiver c...

by · USA

Legislators battle over bathroom bill as deadline approaches

Rep. Melissa Rooker, R-Fairway, a moderate who served on the special committee that wrote the bill, said she also believed the funding was inadequate, but she was more concerned about what would happe...

by · USA
Is 'bathroom bill' proof that business no longer drives the Texas Legislature?

Is 'bathroom bill' proof that business no longer drives the Texas Legislature?

The lieutenant governor's statement comes after a weekend of House votes on the issues that have emerged as sticking points in his efforts to push for Abbott to call a special session. The state H...

by · USA

"Challenging" talks expected as Trump, other G7 leaders meet

US President Donald Trump will attend a G7 summit with leaders of the world's major economies in Sicily , Italy , on the last leg of his first foreign trip. Though he was spotted at times chatt...

by · USA

Gianforte Celebrates Victory, Apologizes For Assaulting Reporter

But they haven't held the state's congressional seat in over two decades. Quist: a first-time candidate and Montana folk singer who'd amassed moderate Montana fame in the 1970s as a member of the Mi...

by · USA

Congressional report shows how premiums could change under 'Trumpcare'

Doug Ducey. Congress now begins a weeklong recess, with GOP senators still hunting for a health care overhaul plan that can win the support of no fewer than 50 senators, plus Vice President Mike Pen...

by · USA

Rep. Duncan Hunter: Reporter shouldn't have been assaulted, unless he deserved it

Gianforte, a technology entrepreneur, jumped into headlines across the U.S. Wednesday night after political reporter Ben Jacobs accused him of "body slamming" him during an attempted interview. Gi...

by · USA

Emmanuel Macron greets Donald Trump last, in second awkward encounter this week

Macron said he respected Trump's decision to put the Paris agreements under review. The two seemed to get on well enough. Trump denied he supported National Front's Le Pen in France's election...

by · USA
GOP health care bill leaves 23 million more uninsured, analysts say

GOP health care bill leaves 23 million more uninsured, analysts say

The upper chamber is focused, as were their House counterparts, on lowering insurance premiums as the ultimate goal, even if fewer people end up being covered because the new bill will have removed th...

by · USA
Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russian Federation probe

Trump son-in-law Kushner a focus in Russian Federation probe

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , a senior White House adviser, is under scrutiny by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in the Russian Federation probe, the Washington Post and...

by · USA
Prison transport van hijacked; 1 inmate still on the lam

Prison transport van hijacked; 1 inmate still on the lam

A prisoner took control of a 2011 Ford van with Minnesota license plate #937 EPJ at the Minnesota Correctional Facility-Lino Lakes and "five offenders are at large". They are: Mitchell, Kevin Ladel...

by · USA

Montana lawmakers react to Gianforte assault charges

On Wednesday, the Republican candidate in Montana's special congressional election, Greg Gianforte , was charged with misdemeanor assault after he allegedly body slammed a Guardian political repor...

by · USA

Kansas bill advanced to increase spending in public schools

Larry Taylor , R-Friendswood, who carried the changes to HB 22. At 1am on Wednesday, the Senate voted 21-10 to attach an amendment to an unrelated bill about county governments. SB 1010 passed the...

by · USA
There's a $2 trillion oversight in Trump's budget proposal

There's a $2 trillion oversight in Trump's budget proposal

Meanwhile, Medicare and Medicaid fraud prevention efforts would receive a $70 million increase next year. As Politico details , Trump's "first budget as president would increase the debt by mor...

by · USA

Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race

In a recording by The Guardian's Ben Jacobs, the reporter can be heard asking Gianforte about the American Health Care Act after the Congressional Budget Office released its scoring of the legislati...

by · USA