Gianforte wins Montana special House election despite being charged with assault
Republican Greg Gianforte claimed a narrow victory in Montana?s special election for the state?s at-large congressional seat, defeating Democrat Rob Quist one day after being charged with misdemeanor assault.
Portland attack: Man slits throats of would-be heroes who stepped in to stop Islamophobic abuse on MAX train
Witnesses who saw a triple stabbing on a train in Oregon say it may have been racially motivated, after a man who launched into a racist rant against two Muslim women then attacked passengers when they tried to intervene. The attacker slashed the throats of three people as the Metro Area Express (MAX) train was pulling into a station in the north east corner of Portland ? leaving two dead and one injured. Before the stabbing, the assailant on the train was ranting on many topics, using "hate speech or biased language," and then turned his focus on the women, Police Sergeant Pete Simpson said.
Lawsuit: Zillow ?Zestimates? Are Wrong, Preventing Homes from Selling
Zillow estimates values for 110 million homes across America as ?zestimates,? but many have questioned the company?s accuracy, including one homeowner who claims she can?t sell her home because of it.
Man Charged With Trying to Bite Flight Attendant, Jumping Out of Plane: Cops
A day of grief in a city of pain
A native of south side Chicago, Spencer Leak Sr. has watched as his hometown and the neighborhoods where he grew up have been ripped apart by homicides in recent years, the results of an explosion of gun violence police have struggled to contain. Last year, according to the Chicago Tribune, 781 people were killed?a massive jump over 2015 when there were 492 recorded homicides. Leak has more insight into Chicago?s violence than most.
Mark Zuckerberg's Message to Class of 2017: Everyone Should Have a Purpose
NATO attempts to contain Russia, raising conflict risk: Moscow
Russia on Friday accused NATO of increasing the threat of conflict, insisting attempts by the US-led alliance to curb Moscow have left ties at their lowest ebb since the USSR collapsed. "At present NATO-Russian relations are at their worst since the end of the Cold War," the foreign ministry in Moscow said in a statement. The ministry said NATO was pursuing a policy of "containment" towards Russia that has seen it bolster its forces along the country's border in eastern Europe.
Fallen Navy pilot's children hug as remains brought home
SAN DIEGO (AP) ? Deborah Crosby touched her father's flag-draped casket as her three brothers hugged her in a tearful embrace on the tarmac at the San Diego airport Friday ? ending a more than half century search to find and bring home the remains of Lt. Cmdr. Frederick P. Crosby, shot down as a Navy pilot in the Vietnam War.
Thousands in Britain honor two mothers killed in Manchester attack
Several thousand people turned out on Friday to mourn two mothers from the same town who were killed by a suicide bomber while waiting to collect their teenage daughters from a Ariana Grande concert in the northern English city of Manchester. Alison Howe, 45, and Lisa Lees, 47, from Royton near Manchester, were among the 22 people killed by bomber Salman Abedi as they waited for their daughters in a foyer outside the concert. A Reuters photographer at the scene said several thousand people were gathering in a park at Royton, some holding pink balloons to honor "Royton's girls".
Montana governor slams alleged Gianforte body-slam: Yahoo interview
Montana Gov. Steve Bullock called Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte?s alleged assault of a reporter ?a real wake up call? in an exclusive interview with Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric, as voters in his state head to the polls today.