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|James Alex Fields Jr. Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Of Heather Heyer
Neo-Nazi James Alex Fields Jr. was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 12:40 PM
|Shooting near West Bank settlement kills at least 2 Israelis
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian gunman got out of a car and opened fire at a bus stop outside a West Bank settlement on Thursday, killing two Israeli soldiers before speeding away, the Israeli military said.
POSTED DECEMBER 13, 2018 10:48 AM
|No evidence for Trump claim on 'terrorists': government sources
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that U.S. authorities had "caught 10 terrorists," citing it as a reason for why the United States should build a wall on its Mexican border, but four government sources said there was no recent evidence of terrorism suspects being caught along the border. Three national security officials agreed with that view, saying they knew of no recent border-related arrests. In a contentious White House meeting on Tuesday with House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, Trump demanded $5 billion in taxpayer funding for his wall, threatening a federal shutdown if he did not get the money.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 8:30 PM
|Texas to execute killer over 1993 attack on newlyweds
The southern US state of Texas was on Tuesday scheduled to execute a convicted killer and rapist over a 1993 attack on a newlywed couple. Alvin Braziel, 43, was set to die by lethal injection Tuesday evening at the Texas state prison in Huntsville. The couple were walking on a trail in the Dallas suburbs when Braziel, aged 18 at the time, attempted to rob them at gunpoint.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 1:17 PM
|US military identifies 5 dead in warplanes crash off Japan
TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. military has identified five Marines who were declared dead after their refueling plane collided with a fighter jet last week off Japan's southern coast.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 8:59 AM
|Fueled by Jamal Khashoggi murder, Senate poised to open historic debate on U.S. role in Yemen war
The Senate will vote Wednesday on a measure to end U.S. military support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen, where a civil war has killed thousands
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 6:13 AM
|Nate Berkus and Jeremiah Brent’s Sprawling Hancock Park Home Officially Hit the Market at $13.795 Million
The couple purchased the estate, featured in
Friends creator Marta Kauffman in 2016
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 4:47 PM
|Google CEO Argues for Company's China Return in Congress
Pichai has been under pressure from politicians, activists and staff to stop building a censored search engine for China. Late on Monday, a coalition of human rights groups asked Google to commit to not working with the Chinese government on censorship and surveillance.
POSTED DECEMBER 11, 2018 12:00 PM
|At least $9bn in insurance claims from California fires
Insurance claims from the recent devastating California wildfires that killed at least 89 people and destroyed 19,000 homes and businesses have reached at least $9 billion, the state's insurance commissioner said Wednesday. "The devastating wildfires of 2018 were the deadliest and costliest wildfire catastrophes in California's history," said California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones. Most of the insurance payouts -- some $7 billion -- concern the Camp Fire in Northern California, which wiped out the town of Paradise and killed 86 people, making it the deadliest wildfire in recent California history.
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 8:04 PM
|Love Triangle, Not Alligators, Caused Florida Man's Death, Confessed Killer Testifies
A Florida man testified this week about fatally shooting his best friend ― who
POSTED DECEMBER 12, 2018 7:52 PM