Post Report On Kushner Overshadows Trump’s End of First Foreign Trip
Sat, 27 May 2017 11:31:56 -0400
The Washington Post report that Jared Kushner asked for a secret communications channel with Russian Pres. Vladimir Putin last December added to the growing controversy surrounding Trump’s son-in-law
Portland stabbing victims hailed as heroes
Sun, 28 May 2017 15:39:22 -0400
Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler said Saturday, "Their actions were brave and selfless and should serve as an example and inspiration to us all. They are heroes."
Eight People, Including Sheriff’s Deputy, Dead in Mississippi Shooting
Sun, 28 May 2017 11:34:23 -0400
The victims were discovered in three separate locations in rural Lincoln County overnight, according to Mississippi Bureau of Investigation spokesman Warren Strain.
Defense secretary Mattis says US policy against Isis is now 'annihilation'
Sun, 28 May 2017 14:08:25 -0400
Secretary of Defense James Mattis, shown Saturday at the military academy West Point, said Sunday that the US planned to “accellerate the campaign against Isis”. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said on Sunday the US had “accelerated” its tactics against the Islamic State, moving from a policy of “attrition” to one of “annihilation”. The retired Marine Corps general also said “civilian casualties are a fact of life in this sort of situation”, adding: “We’re not the perfect guys, but we are the good guys.
Young Boy Thrown Off Slide At Dublin's New Water Park
Sun, 28 May 2017 06:48:32 -0400
The water slide that was responsible for the accident, the Emerald Plunge, was shut down and is being reevaluated for possible construction flaws.
3-Week-Old Dies in Dog Attack After Being Left Alone With Family's Three Pit Bulls
Sun, 28 May 2017 11:14:00 -0400
The mother said she left her alone for five minutes with.
Thousands protest against Moscow housing resettlement, but numbers fall
Sun, 28 May 2017 11:17:25 -0400
Thousands of Muscovites protested in the south-west of the Russian capital on Sunday against government plans to resettle millions of citizens from shoddy Soviet-era apartment blocks, but numbers had fallen compared to earlier rallies. A Reuters witness said around 5,000 people attended the latest rally, compared to organizers' estimates of 60,000 at a protest on May 14. Moscow residents are also concerned about the location and quality of the planned new accommodation, a lack of services and infrastructure and about threats the redevelopment may pose to the historic face of the Russian capital.
Australia's most notorious drug smuggler returns from Bali
Sun, 28 May 2017 04:30:02 -0400
SYDNEY (AP) — Australian drug smuggler Schapelle Corby, whose trial and imprisonment on Indonesia's tourist island of Bali mesmerized her country for more than a decade, returned home Sunday.
Bodies of Indian climbers who died on Everest recovered
Sun, 28 May 2017 09:21:03 -0400
Rescuers have retrieved the body of an Indian climber who died on Mount Everest and airlifted it to Kathmandu on Sunday, along with those of two others who perished last year. Ravi Kumar, 27, died this month after summiting the world's highest mountain and becoming separated from his guide soon afterwards. Rescuers said its recovery was a risky operation.
52 Years After His Death, Vietnam Veteran Finally Honored
Sun, 28 May 2017 11:52:41 -0400
Navy pilot Lt. Commander Frederick Crosby — classified as “killed in action” for more than 50 years — finally was given a full military funeral Sunday in San Diego after his remains returned.