As Russia probe turns to fake Facebook ads, Trump follows with a tweet
President Trump continued his efforts to belittle accusations of Russian meddling in the 2016 election on Friday, turning to the latest set of charges, involving targeted political ads placed on Facebook by accounts linked to the Kremlin.
Mass Killer Scott Dekraai Gets Life In Prison In Case Tainted By Government Misconduct
? Scott Dekraai, the shooter in the worst mass killing in Orange County, California, history, was sentenced on Friday to eight consecutive life terms in prison without the possibility of parole, rather than receiving the death penalty, because of government misconduct linked to a jail informant program.
'Free Speech Week' At Berkeley Is A Mess
A spokesman for disgraced right-wing troll Milo Yiannopoulos says the ?Free Speech Week? rally he organized this week at University of California, Berkeley, is going ahead as scheduled, even though multiple sources involved in the planning say otherwise.
Hundreds of American medical students stranded in Dominica
James Comey's Speech Derailed By Protests During Howard University Convocation
Former FBI director James Comey faced loud protests throughout his speech at Howard University?s convocation ceremony Friday, as activists chanted and sang traditional African-American spirituals over his remarks.
Pakistan: Death toll from India attack in Kashmir rises to 6
At least six Pakistani villagers were killed and 26 were wounded in an overnight attack by India in the disputed Himalayan region of Kashmir, Pakistan's military said Friday, adding that hundreds of villagers were forced to move to safer places.
Companies Look to Bridge U.S. ?Middle Skills? Gap
Mexico earthquake: Strong 6.2-magnitude earthquake hits Mexico City, monitor says
A powerful 6.2 magnitude earthquake has hit Mexico City, a Mexican monitoring body has said, and there are reports from witnesses of buildings shaking. The United States Geological Survey said that the earthquake was an aftershock from a previous quake, and that already vulnerable buildings could be in danger of collapse from previous damage. ?I was frightened because I thought, not again!? Alejandra Castellanos, who was on the second floor in a central neighbourhood of the city, told the Associated Press.
A-bombs and H-bombs explained
The world's nuclear arsenals are comprised mainly of two types of warheads -- atomic bombs, also called A-bombs, and the more powerful hydrogen or H-bombs. North Korea, escalating its war of rhetoric with the United States, on Friday hinted it may explode an H-bomb over the Pacific, having already carried out underground tests of atomic and hydrogen bombs. This weapons have only been used twice in conflict, when the United States bombed Japan in the final days of World War II, although they have been tested several hundred times.
Zimbabwe's President Mugabe says Trump is a 'giant gold Goliath'