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June 06, 2015
Epstein's jail guards warned his cellmate 'there will be a price to pay' if he talks about Epstein's suicide, lawyer claims

Epstein's jail guards warned his cellmate 'there will be a price to pay' if he talks about Epstein's suicide, lawyer claims

Bruce Barket, who represents murder suspect Nicholas Tartaglione, said Metropolitan Correctional Center told him to "shut up" about the suicide.

Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or disloyal

Trump: Any Jew voting Democratic is uninformed or disloyal

Trump's claim triggered a quick uproar from critics who said the Republican president was trading in anti-Semitic stereotypes. It came amid Trump's ongoing feud with Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota and Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, who are Muslim. Trump has closely aligned himself...

Iranian news agency says tanker leased to shipping firms

Iranian news agency says tanker leased to shipping firms

Iran's semi-official ILNA news agency said on Wednesday the Adrian Darya 1 tanker, which was released after being detained in Gibraltar, is currently leased to an Iranian shipping company. The United States has issued a warrant to seize the tanker on the grounds that it had links to...

Suspect in Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's death is charged in a second case

Suspect in Utah student Mackenzie Lueck's death is charged in a second case

The man suspected of killing University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck was charged Tuesday with sexual abuse and kidnapping of another woman.

Teens swept up in night raids in Kashmir clampdown

Teens swept up in night raids in Kashmir clampdown

Ali Mohammad Rah sat on the pavement outside a police station in Kashmir's main city of Srinagar on Tuesday, waiting to see his teenage sons, who were swept up in government raids overnight. Government sources say at least 4,000 people have been detained in Kashmir since India revoked the...

CNN Pundit’s Bodyguard Charged with Assault after Removing Reporter Covering Her Speech

CNN Pundit’s Bodyguard Charged with Assault after Removing Reporter Covering Her Speech

CNN pundit April Ryan's security guard has been charged with assault after he forcibly removed a local New Jersey reporter from an event at which Ryan was delivering a speech.Charlie Kravotil, editor of New Brunswick Today, claims that Ryan's bodyguard, 30-year-old Joel Morris, approached...

A man lost his wife in the El Paso Walmart shooting, then his car was stolen during her funeral. His community came together to replace it.

A man lost his wife in the El Paso Walmart shooting, then his car was stolen during her funeral. His community came together to replace it.

Antonio Basco's Ford Escape was stolen after a funeral for his wife, Margie Reckard, in El Paso. The community banded together to find him a new one.

Biden confronts Fox News reporter: 'You're going to go after me no matter what'

Biden confronts Fox News reporter: 'You're going to go after me no matter what'

2020 Democrat Joe Biden challenges Fox News' Peter Doocy after being asked about the size of his crowds in Iowa.

Tourists who stole sand from beach in Sardinia could face up to six years in prison

Tourists who stole sand from beach in Sardinia could face up to six years in prison

A pair of tourists face up to six years in prison after allegedly stealing a large quantity of sand from the pristine beaches of Sardinia. The French couple were found to have nearly 40kg (90lb) of fine white sand in the boot of their car. The vehicle was stopped during a routine check by border...

It looks like the Russians are trying to hide the truth about that nuclear accident in Nyonoksa

It looks like the Russians are trying to hide the truth about that nuclear accident in Nyonoksa

Evidence is mounting that Russia may be covering up a tragic nuclear accident after a mysterious blast killed seven at a military-weapons testing site.

Trump news – live: President lashes out as approval ratings tumble again amid economic gloom, after he suggests he is seen as 'second coming of God'

Trump news – live: President lashes out as approval ratings tumble again amid economic gloom, after he suggests he is seen as 'second coming of God'

Donald Trump has tweeted lavish praise from a Fox and Friends contributor insisting Israeli Jews “love him like he is the second coming of God” after being condemned for perpetuating an antisemitic trope by suggesting that American Jews who vote Democrat show “either a total lack of knowledge or...

Police Arrest Two Louisiana Men in 39-Year-Old Cold Case Murder of Teen

Police Arrest Two Louisiana Men in 39-Year-Old Cold Case Murder of Teen

Rapides Parish Sheriff's OfficeAfter nearly four decades, Louisiana police have charged two men they believe brutally raped and murdered an 18-year-old girl before disposing of her body in the woods.Leo Laird, 64, and Gary Haymon, 54, were both charged on Monday in the death of 18-year-old...

'Storm Area 51' event pushes rural Nevada county to declare emergency

'Storm Area 51' event pushes rural Nevada county to declare emergency

Lincoln County commissioner pre-signed an emergency declaration ahead of the "Storm Area 51" raid event that's drawn more than 2 million RSVPs.

Kashmir families demand answers for 'unaccounted for' deaths

Kashmir families demand answers for 'unaccounted for' deaths

Rafiq Shagu's wife died shortly after Friday prayers in India's Muslim-majority Kashmir when tear gas smashed through a window in their home and filled the room. Now, with Indian authorities denying their troops have caused any civilian deaths while enforcing a lockdown of more than two...

Authorities praised for handling of protests in Portland

Authorities praised for handling of protests in Portland

After previous political rallies that ended in violence, police in Portland, Oregon, earned praise Monday from outside observers for using a natural barrier — the city's Willamette River — to keep dueling protesters apart during a weekend far-right rally and large counter-demonstration that...

What's the Statute of Limitations on Credit Card Debt?

What's the Statute of Limitations on Credit Card Debt?

Thanks to TV shows like "Law and Order," you might know there's a statute of limitations for criminal charges. What's not as well known, however, is that there's also a statute of limitations on debt.

The U.S. Must Remain in Africa’s Fight against Boko Haram

The U.S. Must Remain in Africa’s Fight against Boko Haram

On Thursday, August 15, the international terrorist group Boko Haram attacked a military base and community in Nigeria, killing three soldiers. This comes on the heels of an even deadlier attack three weeks ago, when armed members of the group rode motorcycles into a funeral in northern Nigeria and...

Mexican man facing voter fraud trial in Sacramento. He’s a Trump supporter

Mexican man facing voter fraud trial in Sacramento. He’s a Trump supporter

For years, President Trump has claimed that millions of noncitizens voted in the 2016 presidential election, unfairly skewing his vote as Democrat Hillary Clinton won the popular vote but lost the Electoral College.

China could ‘render US military bases useless’ within hours of conflict in Asia, report says

China could ‘render US military bases useless’ within hours of conflict in Asia, report says

China’s military could use missiles to overwhelm American military bases in Asia within hours, a think tank has warned.The US defence strategy in the Indo-Pacific is “in the throes of an unprecedented crisis”, according to a report from the United States Studies Center, at the University of Sydney...

Governor Newsom signs law to limit shootings by police

Governor Newsom signs law to limit shootings by police

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a measure aimed at deterring shootings by police.

Man pees in sink behind Starbucks counter and douses merchandise, Penn. cops say

Man pees in sink behind Starbucks counter and douses merchandise, Penn. cops say

Pennsylvania police are looking for a man suspected of peeing in a Starbucks sink and onto merchandise in the store.

A Florida man fed a kinkajou. The next morning, the 'super aggressive' exotic creature attacked him

A Florida man fed a kinkajou. The next morning, the 'super aggressive' exotic creature attacked him

A Florida man was attacked by a kinkajou, a raccoon-like carnivore native to the rain forests of Central and South America.

Texas school district sued for coloring black pupil's scalp with marker

Texas school district sued for coloring black pupil's scalp with marker

Parents of a black teenager in Texas are suing their Houston-area school district after three white middle school personnel used a marker to blot out a design in their son's scalp. The federal civil rights lawsuit was filed Sunday against the Pearland Independent School District and the three...

4 last wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters

4 last wolves in Washington pack killed by state hunters

The last four members of a wolf pack that preyed on cattle in a rural Washington state area bordering Canada have been killed by state hunters, prompting protests from environmental groups. The four wolves were part of a pack that originally had seven members and attacked cows, killing or wounding...

Parkland massacre survivors unveil sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election

Parkland massacre survivors unveil sweeping U.S. gun-control plan ahead of 2020 election

Survivors of the Parkland, Florida, high school massacre on Wednesday released a sweeping gun-control plan that would ban assault-style rifles and take other steps in hopes of halving U.S. firearms deaths and injuries. The proposal included a measure to register more young voters, and the...

Anderson Cooper: ‘If You Can’t Be Tough With the NRA, Go After the Danish Prime Minister’

Anderson Cooper: ‘If You Can’t Be Tough With the NRA, Go After the Danish Prime Minister’

Following President Trump’s sudden Tuesday night announcement that he was canceling his Denmark trip because the Danish won’t entertain the idea of selling Greenland to him, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper observed that the president couldn’t seem to muster the same tough talk in his dealings with the...

Palestinian Authority Bans LGBTQ Organizing in West Bank

Palestinian Authority Bans LGBTQ Organizing in West Bank

The Palestinian Authority has banned all LGBTQ political organizing in the West Bank in response to the news that a pro-LGBTQ advocacy group was planning to hold a gathering for its members at the end of the month.The ban, which was first reported Sunday by the Jerusalem Post, was issued in...

The police officer who fatally choked Eric Garner has been fired. The guy who filmed it is still in prison.

The police officer who fatally choked Eric Garner has been fired. The guy who filmed it is still in prison.

Former NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo escaped criminal prosecution. Ramsey Orta, the man who filmed the deadly encounter, has been locked up for years.

Phoenix police must now report whenever they point a gun at someone

Phoenix police must now report whenever they point a gun at someone

Chief Jeri Williams provided an update on Phoenix Police Department changes following a record number of police shootings in 2018.

Spain sends navy to save migrants as Italian justice intervenes

Spain sends navy to save migrants as Italian justice intervenes

Spain on Tuesday deployed a naval patrol boat to pick up migrants on a charity rescue boat that has been stranded off Italy's Lampedusa island for days after numerous people jumped overboard in a desperate bid to swim ashore. Prosecutor Luigi Patronaggio also ordered the Open Arms charity...

Rep. Steve King wants media to apologize for reporting what he said about rape and incest

Rep. Steve King wants media to apologize for reporting what he said about rape and incest

King was arguing in favor of an abortion ban with no exceptions for pregnancies that resulted from rape or incest when he made the comment at an Iowa event last week.

Serial killer who murdered SC teen featured on new season of Netflix’s ‘Mindhunter’

Serial killer who murdered SC teen featured on new season of Netflix’s ‘Mindhunter’

He has a long rap sheet of crimes throughout the South, and a controversial connection to a South Carolina murder.

Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave

Tens of thousands flee Russia-led attack on Syrian opposition enclave

Ten of thousands of people have fled to Syria's border with Turkey in the last few days as the Syrian army advanced further into the opposition's last major stronghold, residents, rights groups and opposition sources said on Wednesday. "The flow of cars and vehicles leaving is not...

US says it's ready to resume nuclear talks with North Korea

US says it's ready to resume nuclear talks with North Korea

The United States is ready to restart nuclear negotiations with North Korea, a senior U.S. diplomat said Wednesday, a day after U.S. and South Korean militaries ended their regular drills that North Korea calls an invasion rehearsal. During the 10-day U.S.-South Korean training, largely...

Demolition derby accident kills woman after car flies into crowd

Demolition derby accident kills woman after car flies into crowd

A woman was killed and seven other people injured when an out-of-control demolition derby car veered into spectators, it has been reported.The woman, believed to be a paramedic in her 30s, died after the crash in Deer Lodge, Montana, which happened during the final event of a tri-county fair on Sunday.

We can't trust police to protect us from racist violence. They contribute to it

We can't trust police to protect us from racist violence. They contribute to it

White nationalists pervade law enforcement. Fighting far right violence means continuing our fight for police accountabilityProtesters shout anti-Nazi chants after chasing alt-right blogger Jason Kessler from a news conference on 13 August 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia. Photograph: Chip...

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he died by suicide, court records say

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will just two days before he died by suicide, court records say

Multiple attorneys representing Epstein’s alleged victims had previously vowed to go after the millionaire’s estate after news of his death.

Hong Kong officers arrested for beating man in hospital

Hong Kong officers arrested for beating man in hospital

Two Hong Kong police officers were arrested Tuesday after a video emerged of them beating an older man on a hospital trolly, heaping further pressure on a force already facing accusations of brutality. The footage, recorded in late June, shows two uniformed officers assaulting the man with batons...

Ocasio-Cortez: The Electoral College Is a ‘Scam’

Ocasio-Cortez: The Electoral College Is a ‘Scam’

Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D., N.Y.) on Monday called the U.S. Electoral College "a scam" that negatively affects minorities."We're coming to you live from the Electoral College," the New York Democrat said in a video on Instagram, which featured her driving...

Couple who ran a home for troubled boys charged with trafficking children, forced labor

Couple who ran a home for troubled boys charged with trafficking children, forced labor

A husband and wife who ran a home for troubled boys in Texas have been arrested a year after the home was raided and eight boys were removed, reports say.

Russia's new high-altitude drone just flew for the first time, and they want to arm it with one ton of bombs

Russia's new high-altitude drone just flew for the first time, and they want to arm it with one ton of bombs

On Tuesday, the Russian Ministry of Defense shared video of a test flight for the Altius-U, a major step forward in its drone program.

Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential ‘moderate and short’ recession

Trump team braces GOP donors for a potential ‘moderate and short’ recession

The White House is weighing cuts to corporate and payroll taxes, among other measures, to cushion the U.S. economy if an election-year recession hits.

Deputy accused of helping bikini wearing girlfriend avoid arrest in alleged drunk driving crash: DPS

Deputy accused of helping bikini wearing girlfriend avoid arrest in alleged drunk driving crash: DPS

The Harris County Sheriff's deputy is under investigation after his girlfriend was involved in a possible drunk driving crash.

Fourth correctional officer arrested after alleged Florida prison beating on video

Fourth correctional officer arrested after alleged Florida prison beating on video

A fourth Florida Department of Corrections officer has been arrested in connection with an alleged July 8 beating of an inmate that was caught on video.

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