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  • Republican Candidate Charged After Allegedly ‘body-slamming’ Reporter in Montana

    BOZEMAN, Mont. – Until now, Greg Gianforte, a candidate in Thursday’s special congressional election in Montana, was known as a multimillionaire tech entrepreneur who once ran for governor. But the Republican redefined himself Wednesday when he was charged with misdemeanor assault after allegedly body slamming a reporter just hours before the polls open. Gianforte, whose campaign has enjoyed strong support from President Donald Trump, is making a bid for Montana’s lone seat in Congress, which was vacated when Republican Ryan Zinke […]

  • Trump Tells Pope Francis: ‘I won’t forget what you said’

    VATICAN CITY — After a highly anticipated meeting, Pope Francis appears to have left his mark on President Donald Trump. “Thank you. I won’t forget what you said,” Trump told Pope Francis, before leaving the Pope’s private study after a half-hour private meeting. Neither Trump nor the Pope revealed what their conversation entailed and neither the White House nor the Vatican offered any immediate clues, leaving those curious about the first meeting between the two starkly different world leaders thirsting […]

  • Manchester Bombing: Parents Confirm Girl’s Death

    MANCHESTER, England  —  [Breaking news update, posted at 9:30 p.m. ET] The mother of 15-year-old Olivia Campbell — who attended the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester England, with a friend — said on a Facebook post that her daughter is among the dead. [Previous story, published at 5:04 p.m. ET] Hours after the Manchester Arena bombing, Olivia Campbell, 15, was registered as missing person No. 13. “We thought she would have just walked home by that point,” her mother Charlotte […]

  • House Intel Readies to Grill Ex-CIA Chief Brennan in Russia Probe

    WASHINGTON — Investigators on the House intelligence committee are scheduled Tuesday to grill former CIA Director John Brennan on the extent of Russia’s meddling in the 2016 elections and possible ties to the campaign of President Donald Trump. The panel will get two cracks at Brennan — the first in public at 10 a.m. ET and the second behind closed doors — almost two months after his first appearance was dramatically canceled amid the chaos sparked by House intelligence Chairman […]

  • “007” Actor Sir Roger Moore Dies at 89, Family Says

    Sir Roger Moore, the actor famed for portraying James Bond in seven “007” films between 1973 and 1985, has died after a battle with cancer, according to his family. He was 89. “We know our own love and admiration will be magnified many times over, across the world, by people who knew him for his films, his television shows and his passionate work for UNICEF which he considered to be his greatest achievement,” his children, Deborah, Geoffrey and Christian, said […]

  • Manchester Terror Attack: 22 Dead at Ariana Grande Concert Blast

    MANCHESTER, England — At least 22 people, including children, have been killed in a blast at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, in the deadliest terror attack on British soil since the 2005 London bombings. A powerful explosion shook part of the cavernous Manchester Arena late Monday as concertgoers streamed out after the American pop star’s last song. Police said they believe a man carrying explosives acted as a lone attacker and died in the blast. A 23-year-old man was […]

  • British Police: 19 Fatalities After Incident at Ariana Grande Concert in Manchester

    MANCHESTER, England  —  Greater Manchester Police released a statement saying 19 people have been confirmed dead with around 50 injured. [Previous story published at 7:41 p.m. ET] There are fatalities following an incident Monday at Manchester Arena in England, where pop singer Ariana Grande was performing, local police. In a Facebook post, Greater Manchester Police released the following statement: “Emergency services are currently responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena. There are a number of confirmed fatalities and […]

  • Campus Killing: Suspect is a Member of ‘Alt-Reich’ Facebook Group, Police Say

    MARYLAND  —  A judge has denied bond for a white University of Maryland student accused of fatally stabbing a young black student at a campus bus stop. Sean Christopher Urbanski, 22, is charged with murder in the death early Saturday of Richard Collins III, 23, a recently commissioned US Army second lieutenant who was due to graduate this week from nearby Bowie State University. Urbanski is a member of a Facebook group called “Alt-Reich,” which spews hatred toward minorities “and […]

  • Michael Flynn Expected to Invoke Fifth Amendment, Source Says

    WASHINGTON D.C.  —  President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn won’t provide records to the Senate intelligence committee and will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights in response to a subpoena from the committee, according to a source close to Flynn. Flynn’s refusal to cooperate comes as he faces scrutiny in several inquiries, including on Capitol Hill and a federal grand jury that has issued subpoenas to associates of the ex-national security adviser. Flynn’s refusal to cooperate will also […]

  • Sea Lion Grabs Girl and Pulls Her Into Water

    CANADA  —  Some tourists in British Columbia got a bit of a scare when a sea lion grabbed a little girl and dragged her into the water. Michael Fujiwara was sitting on a dock at the Steveston Fisherman’s Wharf in Richmond, British Columbia on Saturday, when the California sea lion popped its head out of the water. Fujiwara grabbed his phone and started shooting video. He says the animal attracted a lot of attention and the girl and her family […]

  • Plane Collides with Truck at LAX, Injuring 8

    LOS ANGELES, California  —  A passenger jet taxiing to its gate at Los Angeles International Airport collided with a utility truck Saturday afternoon, leaving eight people on the truck with non-life-threatening injuries, the airport and Los Angeles Fire Department said. There were no injuries among the 149 passengers on the Aeromexico Boeing 737, although one passenger reported pain following deplaning, the airport said. The right wing of Flight 642, which had arrived from from Mexico City, struck the utility truck, […]

  • Cloud Computing Takes Preakness as Derby Winner Always Dreaming Fades

    BALTIMORE, Maryland  —  Cloud Computing, ridden by Javier Castellano, finished first in the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, denying Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming a chance to capture horse racing’s Triple Crown. “Today is a special day,” Castellano told broadcaster NBC just after the race. “I’m so happy, really happy.” Cloud Computing, a 13-1 betting choice, crossed the finish line just a nose ahead of Classic Empire, the second-place horse. Always Dreaming, which led much of the race, finished well back […]