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|Buoyant Trump spouts boasts, proposals — and falsehoods — at Iowa rally
President Trump recapped his campaign's greatest hits and offered new policy ideas as well as blatant misstatements during a rally Wednesday night in Iowa.
POSTED JUNE 21, 2017 11:40 PM
|FCC Regulators Are Now Imposing Record Fines for Robocalls
A Miami man is facing a record $120 million fine for what the FCC calls a massive spoofing operation. He allegedly made 96 million robocalls over a three month period.
POSTED JUNE 22, 2017 11:47 AM
|Alexandria shooter carried list of 6 members of Congress, FBI confirms
On James T. Hodgkinson, investigators found a piece of paper with the names of six members of Congress. The FBI did not disclose the names of those lawmakers.
POSTED JUNE 21, 2017 11:34 AM
|Thousands Attend Funeral for Muslim Teen Who Was Murdered in Virginia
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.
POSTED JUNE 21, 2017 11:40 AM
|Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Milwaukee jury on Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man last year that ignited riots on the city's north side.
POSTED JUNE 21, 2017 10:06 PM
|10 of the World's Scariest Airports to Fly Into
POSTED JUNE 21, 2017 12:23 PM
|Tim Kaine: U.S. strikes on Syrian forces ‘completely illegal’
Sen. Tim Kaine sharply condemned U.S. strikes on Syrian regime forces as “completely illegal.” He says President Trump needs a new AUMF.
POSTED JUNE 21, 2017 5:19 PM
|2 Elephants Spring Into Action to Save Calf From Drowning in Zoo's Pool
Two elephants worked together to save a baby calf who fell into a pool at the Seoul Grand Park Zoo in South Korea.
POSTED JUNE 21, 2017 11:54 AM
|Exploding whipped cream dispenser kills fitness blogger
An Instagram star and well-known fitness blogger has died in a freak accident after a pressurised cannister used for dispensing whipped cream exploded, hitting her in the chest, her family has said. Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on the social media site, where she posted regular pictures of herself promoting fitness products, was killed in eastern France in what the family said was a domestic incident. "It is with great sadness we announce the death of Rebecca who died the June 18th, 2017 in an accident in the home," read a statement on Burger's Instagram account, signed "The grieving family".
POSTED JUNE 22, 2017 12:51 AM
|Trump fumes on Twitter after ex-Homeland Security chief testifies about Russian cyberattacks
Former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson testifies about Russian meddling in the 2016 election before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill June 21, 2017. President Trump fired off a barrage of tweets Thursday morning, hammering away at the “big Dem scam” and “big Dem HOAX!” in the aftermath of former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson’s testimony the day before about Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. election. In particular, Trump seized upon Johnson’s comment that the Democratic National Committee was among those who rebuffed his department’s offer for assistance during the Russian attack.
POSTED JUNE 22, 2017 11:49 AM