Anti-Trump Resistance Falling Flat? Some Democrats Deflated After Georgia Loss
Jared Kushner is heading to Israel for peace negotiations
Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, speaks during a meeting with technology executives in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington, D.C., on June 19. President Trump?s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is scheduled to travel to Israel and the Palestinian territories on Wednesday for meetings that the White House says are aimed at ?achieving a lasting peace agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians.? Kushner will be accompanied by Jason Greenblatt, a Trump adviser whose official title is ?assistant to the president and special representative for international negotiations.? According to a White House official who discussed the trip with Yahoo News, the pair are two of Trump?s ?most trusted advisers? and will be spearheading a ?peace effort? that is a ?top priority? for the president.
Thousands Attend Funeral for Muslim Teen Who Was Murdered in Virginia
The Latest: Navy Seal tells of wound during Bergdahl search
Tim Kaine: U.S. strikes on Syrian forces ?completely illegal?
Exploding whipped cream dispenser kills fitness blogger
An Instagram star and well-known fitness blogger has died in a freak accident after a pressurised cannister used for dispensing whipped cream exploded, hitting her in the chest, her family has said. Rebecca Burger, who had a large following on the social media site, where she posted regular pictures of herself promoting fitness products, was killed in eastern France in what the family said was a domestic incident. "It is with great sadness we announce the death of Rebecca who died the June 18th, 2017 in an accident in the home," read a statement on Burger's Instagram account, signed "The grieving family".
Gigantic Stash of Nazi Memorabilia Found in Argentina
Wall Street Journal fires correspondent over ethics conflict
WASHINGTON (AP) ? The Wall Street Journal on Wednesday fired its highly regarded chief foreign affairs correspondent after evidence emerged of his involvement in prospective commercial deals ? including one involving arms sales to foreign governments ? with an international businessman who was one of his key sources.
Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over Michael Brown's Death
(Reuters) - The parents of black teenager Michael Brown and the city of Ferguson, Missouri, have settled a lawsuit over his fatal shooting by a white city police officer in 2014, according to a court document filed on June 19, 2017.
Officials: No Policy from Trump On Russian Vote Attacks
Government cybersecurity and intelligence officials say they haven't received directions from Trump about stopping Russian meddling in future elections, and that Russia targeted 21 election systems in 2016.