Sean Spicer resigns as White House press secretary
Ohio treasurer and Senate candidate takes on Anti-Defamation League over far-right ?witch hunt?
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, a candidate in next year?s Republican Senate primary, sided Thursday with two prominent right-wing nationalist commentators over the Anti-Defamation League, which put them on a watch list of what it called ?alt-lite? figures.
Illinois man charged with Chinese scholar kidnapping pleads not guilty
An Illinois man charged with kidnapping a female Chinese scholar who has been missing for more than a month pleaded not guilty during an appearance in a U.S. court on Thursday. Brendt Christensen, 28, is accused of abducting Yingying Zhang, a 26-year-old visiting scholar at the University of Illinois from southeastern China, who disappeared on June 9. Zhang, who had been studying photosynthesis and crop productivity, was last seen when a security camera recorded her getting into a black car that authorities linked to Christensen, according to court records.
USS Fitzgerald crash that killed seven American sailors 'was navy's own fault'
A deadly crash between a US warship and a Philippine cargo vessel is believed to have been the fault of the US navy, according to CNN citing preliminary investigations into the incident which claimed the lives of seven American sailors. The network said that two officials from the Department of Defence said that there were multiple errors by the crew of the USS Fitzgerald that led to the collision in June. The crash between the Fitzgerald, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, and the ACX Crystal on 17 June claimed the lives of seven US sailors.
In surrealist twist, Dali exhumed in paternity lawsuit
FIGUERES, Spain (AP) ? Salvador Dali's eccentric artistic and personal history has taken yet another bizarre turn with the exhumation of his embalmed remains in order to find genetic samples that could settle whether one of the founding figures of surrealism fathered a girl decades ago.
Great White Shark Gets Shockingly Close To Paddle Boarders Near California
Abbas freezes Israel contact over holy site dispute
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Friday he was freezing contacts with Israel over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site, after deadly clashes erupted earlier in the day. Abbas said in a speech that the freeze would stay in place until Israel lifted the measures at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, which Jews refer to as the Temple Mount. "I, on behalf of the Palestinian leadership, announce... a freeze of all contacts with the occupation state on all levels until Israel commits to cancelling all the measures against our Palestinian people in general and Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa mosque in particular," Abbas said to applause from Palestinian officials.
Man Fatally Stabs Dog That Sided With Girlfriend in Arguments: Cops
Why Spicer's Resignation Is Bad News for Reince Priebus
Departing White House press secretary says good riddance to press