Osama bin Laden's niece has claimed that another 9/11-inspired attack could happen if Joe Biden is elected president, and she says only Donald Trump could prevent it. ISIS proliferated under the Obama/Biden administration, leading to them coming to Europe. Trump has shown he protects America and us by extension from foreign threats by obliterating terrorists at the root and before they get a chance to strike,” Noor bin Ladin, 33, told the New York Post in her first-ever interview.
A lawyer representing a 17-year-old charged with shooting three people during a protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin, has resigned from his position with a defense fund that has raked in more than $700,000 to defend his client and conservative causes. Attorney John Pierce is defending Kyle Rittenhouse against intentional homicide charges for shooting two people to death and wounding a third during a night of unrest last month over the police shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man who was left paralyzed from the waist down. Pierce said he resigned from the #FightBack Foundation fund, which has raised money to defend Rittenhouse, to avoid any “appearance of conflict," USA Today reported.
A Texas woman's body caught on fire as she was lighting a candle after putting on hand sanitizer on Sunday, according to a local news outlet, KHOU. Seconds after lighting the candle, Kate Wise's hand became on fire, and flames spread throughout her body and face. Wise is currently in an intensive care unit recovering from the major burns.
Donald Trump has said his former chief of staff, John Kelly, could have been one of the four anonymous sources used by The Atlantic in the publication's report that the president made disparaging comments about military troops. “It could have been a guy like a John Kelly,” Mr Trump said while calling the story a “hoax”. The president's response about his former chief of staff came after he was asked why General Kelly has not denied or confirmed the report in The Atlantic.
A small shark hung onto a Florida beachgoer's arm relentlessly over the weekend, and the victim acted like it was no big deal. In video widely seen on social media, an unidentified bearded man in blue trunks is seen standing with a gray nurse shark latched on to his upper arm as he cradles it like a baby. “A beach patron came up to the tower and advised me that this guy needed help out on the sandbar with a shark that was stuck to his arm,” Lifeguard Brian Bricious told 12 News.
Should Americans be prepared for battle depending on the presidential election results? New York Post columnist Miranda Devine offers insight.
During his visit to Kenosha, Wisconsin, on Thursday, Democratic candidate Joe Biden claimed that a “black guy invented the lightbulb, not a white guy named Edison”. Mr Biden made the claim in a section of a speech delivered at the Grace Lutheran Church following his meeting with the family of Jacob Blake, the black man shot seven times by a police officer in August. Promising to improve the country's record on racial justice if he wins the election, Mr Biden decried the lack of representation in the teaching of history.
A colossal, 164-feet deep crater which has suddenly opened up on Siberia's Arctic tundra could be the result of a climate change-induced explosion, scientists say. The giant crater was discovered by a Russian television crew earlier this summer who were flying over the Yamal peninsula in Siberia on an unrelated assignment. A team of scientists, who have been studying these types of craters for years, say it could be the result of a huge explosion that was caused by the build of methane underneath the ground.
On Aug. 13, Darren Cooper was in Ravenna for the first time. A Hudson resident who works for Summit County, he was at the Portage County Job and Family Services building parking lot off South Chestnut Street for a 9 a.m. training meeting. Cooper got to the building early, signed in and went to sit in his car at about 8:47 a.m., drinking tea and talking on his cell phone.
President Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, said on Friday his former boss will "do anything and everything" to stay in office. "I believe that he would even go so far as to start a war in order to prevent himself from being removed from office," Cohen said in an upcoming interview with NBC News. Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, believes the president will "do anything and everything" to remain in office, even if it meant he had to " start a war."
Two of Miami-Dade's leading Democratic candidates stood on a street corner outside the AmericanAirlines Arena on Saturday and denounced Mayor Carlos Gimenez's decision to reject the Miami Heat's offer to use the facility as an early-voting site and instead use a nearby museum with easy access to the city's Metromover system. Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell, whom Gimenez is trying to unseat in November, declared the Republican mayor's decision “voter suppression” and said Gimenez was following President Donald Trump and an “authoritarian playbook.”
A fundraising campaign set up on behalf of the owner of the San Francisco salon at the centre of a controversy with house speaker Nancy Pelosi has raised more than $140,000 (£106,150) in just two days. The GoFundMe page, that describes itself as the official and only valid fundraiser for the owner of eSalon, Erica Kious, was set up by former Nevada State GOP chairman Amy Tarkanian on Wednesday and is looking to raise $300,000 (£226,990). Earlier on Wednesday, Ms Pelosi asked for an apology from Ms Kious, after she criticised the house speaker's hair appointment, while the salon owner told Tucker Carlson of Fox News that her business was “done,” following death threats, according to the Daily Mail.
Hundreds of bags of cannabis were dropped from a drone as it flew over Rabin Square in central Tel Aviv on Thursday. The aerial stunt was by a group called "Green Drone" that advocates for the legalization of marijuana in Israel. According to The Jerusalem Post, two people suspected of operating the drone were arrested.
With protests in Portland nearing the 100-day mark, Oregon Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday called for an end to violence even as federal agents were continuing to arrest protesters who allegedly assaulted law enforcement officers. Protests have erupted daily in the Pacific Northwest city since the killing of George Floyd. They are now are punctuated by clashes between Black Lives Matter demonstrators and far-right counter-protesters.
A parade of boats near Austin, Texas meant to honor President Donald Trump ended in disarray Saturday afternoon as at least four watercraft sank and boaters continually rang local authorities in distress. With temperatures at 90 degrees and helicopters buzzing overhead, the Lake Travis Trump Boat Parade, as the event was known on Facebook, began at noon. The Travis County Sheriff's Office received its first call for help related to the event at 12:15, spokesperson Kristen Dark told The Daily Beast.
Seconds after U.S. military helicopters landed on their objective, Army commandos knew their mission to rescue 70 Islamic State-held hostages was off to a chaotic start. "Ramp drops; it's complete brown-out, part of the compound was already in a pretty intense firefight," Sgt. Maj. Thomas "Patrick" Payne recalled in a video interview released by the Army this month. Then-Sgt. 1st Class Payne was the assistant team leader of a group of operators attached to 1st Special Forces Operational Detachment-Delta, which joined Kurdish commandos on a Oct. 22, 2015, nighttime raid to liberate Iraqi hostages from the ISIS prison compound in the northern town of Hawija.
Joe Biden's presidential campaign on Saturday added former Democratic primary rival Pete Buttigieg, along with senior officials who served under President Barack Obama, to an expanded White House transition team. Biden added four new co-chairs to the team led by his longtime ally Ted Kaufman: New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, former Obama economic adviser Jeffrey Zients, Louisiana Representative Cedric Richmond and his campaign adviser Anita Dunn. He also named Buttigieg, a military veteran and former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, to the advisory board, together with former deputy Attorney General Sally Yates, and Susan Rice, national security adviser to Obama who was on the shortl...
The New York City Police Department denied claims that the car was one of its unmarked vehicles. An NYPD representative said the force was asking the driver of the vehicle, and anyone who may have been injured in the incident, to come forward. A car plowed through a crowd of Black Lives Matter protesters in Times Square on Thursday, and the police are asking the driver to come forward.
Cars from the LAPD's fleet of barely used BMW i3s are being sold at New Century BMW in Alhambra, California. The cars all have pretty low miles and are all priced between $15,000 and $18,000, a dealership rep told Business Insider. The dealership sold its first shipment of 28 cars in just four days, but a new shipment is coming this month.
Though Saturday evening's 146th Kentucky Derby will lack spectators, the horses, jockeys and trainers will be far from alone in Louisville. On Saturday afternoon, armed demonstrators organized by Dylan Stevens – an online personality known as "The Angry Viking" – confronted protesters who were demanding justice for the shooting death of Breonna Taylor during a police raid. The Taylor protesters are calling for the Derby to be canceled.