Trump?s chaotic first 100 days ? as seen through his tweets
After winning the election, Donald Trump said he wasn't sure how much he'd use Twitter as president. ?I?m going to be very restrained, if I use it at all,? he said on ?60 Minutes.? As he approaches his first 100, that vow appears to have fallen short.
ACLU defends Coulter after Berkeley speech cancellation
Slain trooper's young sons in court as killer gets death
MILFORD, Pa. (AP) ? With his victim's two young sons in court for the first time, a gunman who shot and killed a Pennsylvania trooper was formally sentenced to death Thursday, one day after a jury determined he should receive a lethal injection for the ambush at a state police barracks.
United CEO blames ?system failure? for Dao dragging, expresses condolences for giant rabbit death
Tributes for Taiwanese trekker lost in Nepal tragedy
A Taiwanese trekker is recovering in hospital after rescuers found him and his dead girlfriend on a mountainside in Nepal where they were stranded for 47 days, surviving on only water and salt after their food ran out. Liu Chen-chun, 18,? died just three days before the rescue team located the couple in northwest Nepal, but her boyfriend managed to survive despite losing 30 kilos (66 pounds) during the ordeal. A severely malnourished Liang Sheng-yueh, 20, was being treated in hospital in Kathmandu, where he was airlifted after being rescued from the remote region.
Mystery deaths in Liberia linked to funeral - WHO
By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA (Reuters) - Nine people have died and eight are sick in Liberia after attending the funeral of a religious leader, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Friday. On Wednesday, the WHO said Liberian health authorities were taking rapid precautionary steps after eight people died of a mystery illness, 10 months after the end of a two-year Ebola virus outbreak. "It seems all of these people were attending the funeral of a religious leader," WHO spokeswoman Fadela Chaib told a briefing in Geneva.
Army Veteran Tied Service Dog to Tree, Shot It 5 Times on Camera: Cops
Dramatic nuclear attack drills staged near Manhattan as US-North Korea tensions escalate
Law enforcement officials, first responders, and agencies at all levels of government are running drills to prepare for massive nuclear and terror attacks in two of America?s most populous cities. The training comes amid heightened national concerns over the nuclear capabilities of North Korea and following a tense 2016 presidential election season in which terrorism was a frequent point of discussion by Donald Trump. Although the timing of the New York City drills ?the nuclear attack simulation was to take place just west of the city in New Jersey ? seem particularly topical, officials say that they were preplanned and have nothing to do with the headlines North Korea?s missile tests are producing.
Melania Trump Donned Military-Inspired Ensemble At Meeting With Argentine President
'End the injustice' pleads Venezuelan official's son over unrest
By Alexandra Ulmer CARACAS (Reuters) - The son of Venezuela's pro-government human rights ombudsman has surprised the country amid major protests against the leftist administration by publicly urging his father to "end the injustice." The opposition has accused ombudsman Tarek Saab, whose title is "defender of the people," of turning a blind eye to human rights abuses and a lurch into dictatorship by Venezuela's unpopular President Nicolas Maduro. In many of the vast street protests in Caracas in recent days, marchers aimed to converge on his office, but security forces firing tear gas and water cannons blocked the crowds.