Elizabeth Warren: I?m ?troubled? by Obama?s $400,000 Wall Street speaking fee
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday that she?s troubled by former President Barack Obama?s accepting a $400,000 speaking fee from a Wall Street firm. Obama accepted a $400,000 fee from the investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald to speak at a health care conference in September.
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.
Turkey arrests American and Briton entering from Syria
ISTANBUL (AP) ? An American and a British man, allegedly members of the Islamic State group, were arrested in Turkey after crossing the border from Syria and handing themselves over to the authorities, officials said Friday.
Coughing, convulsing and calls for probe after Arkansas execution
Arkansas, which had not held an execution in 12 years, concluded its executions series by putting to death Kenneth Williams on Thursday night. Accounts of his execution raised fresh concerns about whether the sedative midazolam, a Valium-like drug, is effective in lethal injection mixes.
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Sweden truck attack death toll rises to five
The death toll from the Stockholm truck attack rose to five on Friday after a 60-year-old Swedish woman succumbed to her injuries, police said. An Uzbek suspect has confessed to using a stolen truck to mow down pedestrians on a busy shopping street in central Stockholm on April 7 in a rampage similar to attacks in Nice, Berlin and London. Rakhmat Akilov, a 39-year-old Uzbek national who was arrested a few hours after the attack, has confessed to driving the truck.
Trump signs spending bill to avert government shutdown ? for one week
Fifth person dies after Stockholm truck attack: police
The death toll from the truck attack in Stockholm earlier this month rose to five on Friday after a woman died from her injuries in hospital, police said. "A woman of around 60, who was being treated in an hospital in southern Sweden for injuries she received in connection with the terror attack on Drottninggatan, died on the morning of April 28," Swedish police said in a statement. A truck careened down a busy street in central Stockholm on April 7, mowing down shoppers before crashing into a department store.
Filipino troops kill notorious Abu Sayyaf kidnapper in clash
MANILA, Philippines (AP) ? Philippine marines have killed an Abu Sayyaf extremist commander and a notorious kidnapper who had sailed across the sea border into Malaysia to snatch tourists and sailors for ransom, the military chief said Saturday.
ACLU defends Coulter after Berkeley speech cancellation