Greg Gianforte, Republican candidate in Montana special election, allegedly body-slams reporter
Wed, 24 May 2017 21:18:39 -0400
On the eve of a special election to fill Montana’s House seat, the Republican candidate allegedly assaulted a journalist.
Pres. Trump Criticizes NATO Allies on Defense Spending in Brussels Speech
Thu, 25 May 2017 11:35:57 -0400
In a speech at NATO headquarters Thursday, the president threatened ties between the US and its European allies, saying fellow NATO countries were not meeting financial obligations.
The Latest: California guards recovering after mass attack
Thu, 25 May 2017 18:04:50 -0400
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a mass assault on guards at a California state prison (all times local):
Obama 'heartbroken' by Manchester attack
Thu, 25 May 2017 07:23:31 -0400
Former United States President Barack Obama said at a Berlin reunion with German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday he was "heartbroken" by a suicide bombing that killed 22 people in Manchester. "We can see the terrible violence that took place just recently in Manchester... it's a reminder that there is great danger of terrorism and people who would do great harm to others just because they're different," Obama told a crowd at the German capital's Brandenburg Gate. "We had a chance backstage to send a message to the people of Manchester about how heartbroken we are by the loss of life," Obama said.
Sea Lion Attack: Child Victim’s Father Speaks Out
Thu, 25 May 2017 11:51:57 -0400
The father told the CBC that his family was not feeding the sea lion when it dragged his daughter underwater, but did confirm that his daughter is being treated for a possible infection.
Trump budget chief faces sharp questions during House hearing
Wed, 24 May 2017 13:46:54 -0400
In testimony before the House Budget Committee Wednesday, the president’s budget director faced pointed questions from members of both parties.
Black Lab Named Alpha Gets His Own School ID and a Picture in the Yearbook
Thu, 25 May 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Alpha has been trained to detect dangerously low blood sugar levels in his owner A.J. and has accompanied him for years, saving his life numerous times.
Woman jumps onto the hood of moving car to prevent carjacking at petrol station
Thu, 25 May 2017 18:02:00 -0400
A Wisconsin woman has become a viral sensation after she jumped on the hood of her own moving car to prevent a carjacking. Melissa Smith, 27, was printing her receipt at a petrol station in Milwaukee when a stranger jumped into her car and began driving away. “I had my, ‘Oh no this isn’t happening to me today moment,’” Ms Smith told local news station WISN 12.
Everest rescuers retrieve bodies of two Indian climbers
Thu, 25 May 2017 07:15:55 -0400
Rescuers have retrieved the bodies of two Indian climbers who died on Mount Everest last year but whose remains could not be moved due to bad weather, an official said Thursday. A team of Nepali climbers retrieved the bodies of Goutam Ghosh and Paresh Nath from the balcony, an area just below the summit of the 8,848-metre (29,029-foot) mountain. Ghosh's remains were only located this year by other climbers on the mountain.
Paul Ryan says Gianforte should apologize, not withdraw, after altercation with reporter
Thu, 25 May 2017 12:02:43 -0400
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday that GOP candidate Greg Gianforte should apologize for an apparently violent interaction with a reporter, but Ryan also said he would accept the Montanan into the House if he won his special election later in the day. “First, let me just say physical altercations — there’s never a call for physical altercations,” Ryan said when asked whether Gianforte should withdraw from the race. “There is no time where a physical altercation should occur or just between human beings, so that is wrong and it should not have happened.