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‘I saw hate in his eyes’: White security guard pulls gun on black police officer

‘I saw hate in his eyes’: White security guard pulls gun on black police officer

Sheriff’s deputy Alan Gaston thought they were on the same side.One man, Mr Gaston, was a high-ranking officer in the Lucas County, Ohio, sheriff’s department with 34 years of experience.The other was a security guard contracted to protect an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) office in Toledo.But then...

Rep. Cleaver, civility ally, abandons House gavel amid fight

Rep. Cleaver, civility ally, abandons House gavel amid fight

Mr. Civility had had enough. "We want to just fight," Cleaver, a pastor, said, balling his fists to demonstrate the exchanges. The dramatic moment came during an emotional debate over President Donald Trump's racist tweets advising four Democratic congresswomen of color to "go...

Iran Says Missing Tanker Had Problems and Was Towed for Repairs

Iran Says Missing Tanker Had Problems and Was Towed for Repairs

(Bloomberg) -- A small oil tanker that had gone missing in the Persian Gulf had technical difficulties and was towed into Iranian waters for repairs, an Iranian foreign ministry official said, according to the ISNA news agency.Further details on the ship, the Panamanian-flagged Riah, will be...

Michael Flynn’s Ex-Business Partner Points the Finger at Him in Court

Michael Flynn’s Ex-Business Partner Points the Finger at Him in Court

Photo Illustration by Lyne Lucien/The Daily Beast/GettyIf there is a question of who worked on behalf of the Turkish government to influence the 2016 Donald Trump campaign, then the court should look no further than former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, lawyers for Bijan Kian, the...

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission

Apollo 11 astronaut Buzz Aldrin recalls first moments on the moon on 50th anniversary of mission

"To me, it was the dream we had all signed up to chase, what we had imagined, worked and trained for, the apex of national service to a country we unabashedly loved," Buzz Aldrin said.

Australia calls on China to let Uighur mother and son leave

Australia calls on China to let Uighur mother and son leave

Australia's government on Wednesday called on China to allow an Australian child and his Uighur mother to leave the country, days after co-signing a letter denouncing Beijing's treatment of the Muslim minority. China has rounded up an estimated one million Uighurs and other mostly Muslim...

A 31-year-old man died in the Dominican Republic, reportedly after drinking a soda that tasted off

A 31-year-old man died in the Dominican Republic, reportedly after drinking a soda that tasted off

Tracy Jerome Jester, 31, died on the island on March 17. The official cause of death was "respiratory illness."

An Air Force Pilot Tells Us What Flying a B-2 Stealth Bomber Is Like

An Air Force Pilot Tells Us What Flying a B-2 Stealth Bomber Is Like

(Washington, D.C.) When B-2 stealth bombers attacked Serbia on the opening night of Operation Allied Force in 1999, destroyed Iraqi air defenses during 2003’s “Shock and Awe” and eliminated the Libyan fighter force in 2011 -- the attacks were all guided by highly-specialized pilots trained in...

How Kim Jong Un Got Mercedes-Benz Pullman Limos Home to North Korea

How Kim Jong Un Got Mercedes-Benz Pullman Limos Home to North Korea

Researchers tracked the luxury cars all the way from the Netherlands, in apparent defiance of sanctions.

Italy seizes 'combat-ready' missile and automatic weapon stash in raids on far-Right figures

Italy seizes 'combat-ready' missile and automatic weapon stash in raids on far-Right figures

Italian police have seized a large arsenal of weapons, including an air-to-air missile, in raids on neo-Nazi sympathisers, they said on Monday. Elite police forces searched properties across northern Italy following an investigation into Italians who had fought alongside Russian-backed separatist...

Bill McGurn: Trump tweet allows media, Democrats to return to calling Republican president a racist

Bill McGurn: Trump tweet allows media, Democrats to return to calling Republican president a racist

President Trump doubles down on tweets telling Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' where they came from; reaction and analysis from Fox News contributor Bill McGurn, Wall Street Journal columnist.

Former U.S. congressman Sanford considers challenge to Trump

Former U.S. congressman Sanford considers challenge to Trump

Mark Sanford, a Republican former U.S. congressman from South Carolina, said on Tuesday he is considering mounting a primary challenge to President Donald Trump over the rising federal debt. Sanford, 59, a longtime Trump critic who lost his seat in the House of Representatives last year after he...

Serial killer linked to Arkansas woman's 1994 slaying

Serial killer linked to Arkansas woman's 1994 slaying

Authorities are investigating whether possibly the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history is behind the death of an Arkansas woman in 1994. Police in Pine Bluff are reviewing the case of Jolanda Jones's death after Samuel Little confessed to her killing, which had been determined to be...

At least 1 dead, 15 injured — including 3 firefighters — in California house explosion

At least 1 dead, 15 injured — including 3 firefighters — in California house explosion

A California gas company reports one of its employees died in an explosion Monday afternoon in Murietta, California.

Founder of neo-Nazi website should pay Jewish woman $14m for unleashing antisemitic 'troll storm' on her, judge rules

Founder of neo-Nazi website should pay Jewish woman $14m for unleashing antisemitic 'troll storm' on her, judge rules

The founder and editor of the neo-Nazi website The Daily Stormer should be forced to pay more than $14m (£11.2m) to a Jewish woman targeted by a “troll storm” of abusive messages for months on end, a judge has said.The US magistrate called the campaign, launched by the website’s publisher Andrew...

India-Pakistan spy case ruling due at world court

India-Pakistan spy case ruling due at world court

The International Court of Justice will decide Wednesday on India's bid to remove an alleged spy from death row in Pakistan, in a case that has stoked tensions between the South Asian rivals. Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav, a former Indian navy officer, was arrested in Pakistan's restive...

Susan Rice Calls Chinese Diplomat a ‘Racist Disgrace’ on Twitter

Susan Rice Calls Chinese Diplomat a ‘Racist Disgrace’ on Twitter

(Bloomberg) -- Sign up for Next China, a weekly email on where the nation stands now and where it's going next.Former U.S. National Security Advisor Susan Rice sparred with a senior Chinese diplomat on Twitter in an unusual and heated dispute over race in Washington.In a series of Tweets...

European sites where US nuclear weapons held inadvertently revealed in Nato-linked document

European sites where US nuclear weapons held inadvertently revealed in Nato-linked document

The European sites where America's nuclear weapons are stored has been inadvertently revealed in a document published by a Nato-linked body, according to Belgian media reports. The document written by for the Defense and Security Committee of the NATO Parliamentary Assembly made passing...

Afghanistan Isn't Worth Dying For

Afghanistan Isn't Worth Dying For

Army Sgt. Maj. James Sartor was killed in action in Afghanistan’s Faryab Province on Saturday. He was “only” the twelfth soldier to die there this year. That makes his death no less inexcusable, no less an unacceptable sacrifice for Washington’s failed foreign policy.What do we tell Sartor’s...

Utah Police Find New Evidence in MacKenzie Lueck Case

Utah Police Find New Evidence in MacKenzie Lueck Case

Ayoola Ajayi made his first court appearance in connection to the murder of University of Utah student MacKenzie Lueck.

Kellyanne Conway Snaps Back at Reporter: ‘What’s Your Ethnicity?’

Kellyanne Conway Snaps Back at Reporter: ‘What’s Your Ethnicity?’

When White House reporter Andrew Feinberg posed a question to Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday about the president’s racist tweets against the four congresswomen known as the “Squad,” he found himself taken aback by her response. Feinberg, a reporter for the website BeltwayBreakfast.com, asked the White...

The Latest: Epstein says foreign passport needed for safety

The Latest: Epstein says foreign passport needed for safety

Attorneys for financier Jeffrey Epstein say he obtained a foreign passport under an alias in the 1980s to defend himself from potential kidnappers while traveling in the Middle East. Prosecutors say the foreign passport was found in a safe in Epstein's Manhattan mansion following his arrest...

Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur

Texas fossil uncovers new species of duckbilled dinosaur

The fossil discovered at the Big Bend National Park in Texas led to the classification of the Aquilarhinus palilmentus.

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border

Facing new asylum curb, nerves for those waiting at U.S.-Mexico border

Number 12,026 - better known as Marcial Artigas, 33, from Holguin, Cuba - waited nervously at a migration office at the U.S.-Mexico border as a Mexican official called out numbers from a long list of hopefuls waiting to cross to the United States. Artigas said he was praying his number would be...

The California hiker who was found after spending 4 days alone in the wilderness says she got lost after fleeing a man with a knife

The California hiker who was found after spending 4 days alone in the wilderness says she got lost after fleeing a man with a knife

Sheryl Powell, 60, disappeared on Friday while on a camping trip with her husband. Search teams found her alive and well on Monday.

Landlords Sue NYC Over New Rent Caps on a Million Apartments

Landlords Sue NYC Over New Rent Caps on a Million Apartments

(Bloomberg) -- New York City’s rent-stabilization law is under attack after a group of real-estate trade groups and landlords sued to overturn regulations that cover more than 1 million apartments.The decades-old law that limits rent increases violates the U.S. Constitution by placing an unfair...

Russia and West spar at UN over minority rights in Ukraine

Russia and West spar at UN over minority rights in Ukraine

Russia on Tuesday slammed new legislation declaring Ukrainian to be the national language of Ukraine, during a meeting of the UN Security Council which western powers used as a forum to denounce Russia's annexation of Crimea. The Russian denunciation came as a new Ukrainian law, passed in...

Odd Man Out: How the Independent Justin Amash Could Shake Up the 2020 Presidential Election

Odd Man Out: How the Independent Justin Amash Could Shake Up the 2020 Presidential Election

Washington circles are abuzz with the suggestion that Justin Amash, the ex-Republican congressman from Michigan, may mount a third-party presidential campaign in 2020. In the few days since leaving the GOP, he’s talked about “room for a third party” and refused to rule out running for president....

Boxy and Beautiful: 2004 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG

Boxy and Beautiful: 2004 Mercedes-Benz G55 AMG

Tear up the urban jungle in this high-powered SUV!The Mercedes-Benz G-Class was born from a rugged, off-road military truck, but today's versions of this legendary SUV are more likely to terrify unsuspecting sports cars than to traverse rugged terrain. That's especially the case when it...

A NASA official says the explosion of SpaceX's ship during a test 'was a huge gift' for making the vehicle safe to fly

A NASA official says the explosion of SpaceX's ship during a test 'was a huge gift' for making the vehicle safe to fly

A lead SpaceX engineer said an anomaly that destroyed its Crew Dragon capsule, designed to fly NASA astronauts, was caused by a small valve.

Police say Greek man detained in American scientist's death

Police say Greek man detained in American scientist's death

A Greek man has been detained for questioning in the slaying of an American scientist on the island of Crete, police said Monday. Authorities said the 27-year-old man detained Monday was one of 10 people interviewed over the weekend for the investigation of Suzanne Eaton's slaying. Homicide...

Beto O'Rourke says he is descended from slave owners, supports reparations to unite 'two Americas'

Beto O'Rourke says he is descended from slave owners, supports reparations to unite 'two Americas'

The Democratic presidential hopeful from Texas published a blog post in which he discussed his family's history and his support for reparations.

Does Melania ‘Really Care’? In Her Birthplace Women Blast Her ‘Shameful’ Complicity With Trump Agenda.

Does Melania ‘Really Care’? In Her Birthplace Women Blast Her ‘Shameful’ Complicity With Trump Agenda.

Phtoo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos Getty/ReutersLJUBLJANA, Slovenia—What were first faint rumors turned into palpable buzz: Melania Trump, the most famous daughter of Slovenia, might finally visit her homeland. Her father, Viktor Knavs, was seen here driving a white Maybach with Florida...

National $15 minimum wage expected to pass in House of Representatives this week

National $15 minimum wage expected to pass in House of Representatives this week

The "Raise the Wage Act" would make 15-dollars an hour a reality for all American workers by 2024.

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks

Pakistan arrests accused mastermind of Mumbai attacks

Pakistan authorities on Wednesday arrested Hafiz Saeed, the alleged mastermind of a four-day militant attack on the Indian city of Mumbai in 2008, on terror finance charges, a spokesman for the chief minister of Punjab province said. The arrest came days before a visit to Washington by Prime...

Anti-Semitism event at Justice Department turns into pro-Israel rally

Anti-Semitism event at Justice Department turns into pro-Israel rally

As the public grappled with President Trump’s latest insulting tweetstorm, widely condemned as racist, the Department of Justice held a Monday event billed as a summit on combating anti-Semitism.

Ten dead, at least 10 feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

Ten dead, at least 10 feared trapped in Mumbai building collapse

Ten people were killed and at least 10 others were feared trapped under rubble after a building collapsed during heavy monsoon rains which lashed India's financial capital Mumbai on Tuesday, officials said, the second such tragedy in two weeks. "Ten dead bodies have been recovered and...

India Says Russia's Missiles Don't Work (And Wants to Buy Israeli Ones Instead)

India Says Russia's Missiles Don't Work (And Wants to Buy Israeli Ones Instead)

India is now looking to Israel, from whom it has purchased numerous weapons, such as the Heron drone and the Derby, a radar-guided, beyond-visual-range air-to-air missile with a range of 50 kilometers (31 miles).After losing one of its fighters to Pakistani jets armed with American-made missiles,...

A New Jersey cop overdosed on heroin in a patrol car while on duty. He was fired

A New Jersey cop overdosed on heroin in a patrol car while on duty. He was fired

A New Jersey police officer has pleaded guilty to possession of heroin and driving while intoxicated while on duty in April.

June was the warmest June ever recorded, but there's a bigger problem

June was the warmest June ever recorded, but there's a bigger problem

In 139 years of record-keeping, this June was the warmest June ever recorded. But June 2019 also revealed a deeper warming reality. The first half of 2019, January through June, finished up as the second warmest half-year on record, newly released NASA data shows. On top of that, each of the last...

The U.S. Army Is Building a Smarter Land Mine

The U.S. Army Is Building a Smarter Land Mine

The mines must take commands from long ranges, threaten “peer threats” such as the Russian Army, but minimize harm against civilians.

Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem

Prehistoric city offers glimpse of ancient living near Jerusalem

The 9,000-year-old metropolis, uncovered during a survey before the construction of a new highway, is one of the biggest ever found, the Israel Antiquities Authority said on Tuesday. It covered dozens of acres near what is today the town of Motza, some five km (three miles) west of Jerusalem....

Fox News pundit complains about Ilhan Omar quoting Trump's 'grab 'em by the p****' remark

Fox News pundit complains about Ilhan Omar quoting Trump's 'grab 'em by the p****' remark

A Fox News pundit has complained that Ilhan Omar used profanity when quoting Donald Trump in response to a series of racist tweets he directed at the Democratic congresswoman.Dana Perino, a former White House secretary under George W Bush, defended Mr Trump’s original statements and argued that he...

US bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

US bans Myanmar army chief over Rohingya 'ethnic cleansing'

The United States on Tuesday banned visits by Myanmar's army chief and three other top officers due to their role in the "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya minority, urging accountability for their brutal campaign. The State Department said it took action against army chief Min Aung...

Big Guns: Army Prototypes Range-Doubling New Artillery Weapon to Outgun Russia

Big Guns: Army Prototypes Range-Doubling New Artillery Weapon to Outgun Russia

The Army is building prototypes of a new artillery cannon that can more than double the range of existing weapons and vastly alter the strategic and tactical landscape shaping land war into the future.The Army program, called Extended Range Cannon Artillery, has been developing for several years;...

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