Rachel Maddow Defends Niger Theory After Experts Call It 'Conspiracymongering'
Rachel Maddow on Friday doubled down on her controversial reporting on the deadly Niger ambush on U.S. troops, in which she linked President Donald Trump?s travel ban with the deaths of four soldiers.
These Are The Three Richard Spencer Fans Arrested For Attempted Homicide In Gainesville
GAINESVILLE, Fla. ? About five hours before his companion allegedly fired a bullet toward several protesters, and a day before police charged him with attempted homicide, Colton Fears, in an interview with HuffPost, laid out the grievances that had brought him to town.
Billionaire Babis scores big Czech election win, seeks partners to rule
By Robert Muller and Petra Vodstrcilova PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech billionaire Andrej Babis won a thumping victory in Saturday's election as voters shunned traditional parties and gave a mandate to the anti-establishment businessman pledging to fight political corruption while facing fraud charges himself.(For a graphic of the Czech election click http://tmsnrt.rs/2vO4hPW) Babis's ANO movement got 29.6 percent of the vote, nearly three times as much as anyone else in an election that saw a record nine parties secure seats in parliament's lower house. Babis has promised to bring his business expertise to government. The dramatic power shift comes as the Czech Republic has enjoyed rapid economic growth, a balanced budget and the lowest unemployment in the EU.
German police arrest suspect after 8 hurt in Munich knife rampage
A knife-wielding man randomly attacked passersby in central Munich on Saturday, lightly injuring eight people, police said as they excluded terrorism as a motive after detaining the suspected perpetrator. The 33-year-old suspect already has a police record for theft and violence and appears to suffer from "psychiatric problems", Munich police chief Hubertus Andrae told a news conference. The man attacked people with his knife at random, causing light injuries to eight people: a 12-year-old boy, six men and one woman, said Andrae.
New Tax Proposal Could Affect 401K Plans for Millions of Americans
Somalia's death toll now at 358 as 'state of war' planned
MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) ? Thousands of anguished Somalis gathered to pray Friday at the site of the country's deadliest attack, while the toll rose to 358 and dozens remained missing. Somalia's president will announce a "state of war" against the al-Shabab extremist group blamed for the bombing, the prime minister said.
Stephen Paddock's Las Vegas hotel room won't be rented out again, raising the question: What will happen to it?
The hotel room from which Stephen Paddock gunned down almost 60 people at a music festival in Las Vegas will no longer be rented out to the public, the hotel has said. The company did not provide any details about what it would do with the site of the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. Adam Lankford, a professor of criminology at the University of Alabama, said MGM had the right idea in shutting down the hotel room.
Tiger Kept At Truck Stop For 17 Years Dies, But The Legal Battle Isn't Over
The tiger at the center of a years-long legal battle between animal rights activists and a Louisiana truck stop owner has died, but the owner?s desire to get another tiger means the fight likely isn?t over.
Report: Fox Renewed Bill O'Reilly's Contract After $32 Million Harassment Settlement
Fox News extended host Bill O?Reilly?s contract for $100 million over four years shortly after he reached a $32 million agreement to settle claims of sexual harassment from a former network employee, The New York Times reported Saturday.
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