In heavily Republican Wyoming, their lone congresswoman's defiance of the former president is unpopular. But some residents still stick up for her.'She told the truth!' »
Israeli artillery pounded northern Gaza on Friday in an attempt to destroy a network of militant tunnels inside the territory, the military said, hours after retracting a statement that it had begun a ground assault on the besieged Palestinian enclave. Early Friday, the Israeli military briefed the press that it had begun invading Gaza, reporting that their “air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip”, signalling a significant escalation in the conflict. An Israeli military spokesman said that while ground forces had taken part in the 40-minute, pre-dawn offensive, none had crossed into the Gaza Strip.
A South Carolina woman caught fire during a police chase Thursday after multiple containers of gasoline exploded in the back of her car, officials said. The woman, identified as 28-year-old Jessica Dale Patterson, was taken to a hospital, the Pickens County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. “Before leaving the scene, Ms. Patterson told deputies that she was transporting several containers of fuel that she was hoarding in the trunk,” officials said.
The principal of a Texas elementary school was killed Wednesday by her husband, who then killed himself, Texas officials say. The death of 35-year-old Erica Rene Allen occurred in the front yard of her home and was witnessed by neighbors, according to the League City Police Department. Allen is the principal at Heights Elementary School in Texas City.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he was hopeful that a cycle of violence between Israelis and Palestinians would end soon, after a phone conversation he had with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. "My expectation and hope is this will be closing down sooner than later, but Israel has a right to defend itself," Biden told reporters at the White House. Biden did not explain the reasons behind his optimism.
Anderson has been charged in Cook County Circuit Court with first-degree murder in the death of Jaslyn Adams. Jaslyn and her father, Jontae Adams, 29, were in a McDonald's drive-thru when men pulled up in a silver Audi, according to Cook County prosecutors. They say surveillance video shows two men got out of the car, fire weapons at the victims' car and get back into the Audi.
LONDON (Reuters) - Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine generates antibody responses three-and-a-half times larger in older people when a second dose is delayed to 12 weeks after the first, a British study said. The study released on Friday is the first to directly compare immune responses of the Pfizer shot from the three-week dosing interval tested in clinical trials, and the extended 12-week interval that British officials recommend in order to give more vulnerable people at least some protection quickly. After Britain moved to extend the interval between doses, Pfizer and vaccine partner BioNTech said there was no data to back up the move.
Israeli ground forces attacked Gaza early Friday morning, according to a tweet by the IDF. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the operation will continue "as long as necessary" soon after the assualt began. More than 100 people in Gaza have been killed since Monday, according to the BBC.
A major US fuel pipeline has reportedly paid cyber-criminal gang DarkSide nearly $5m (£3.6m) in ransom, following a cyber-attack. Colonial Pipeline suffered a ransomware cyber-attack over the weekend and took its service down for five days, causing supplies to tighten across the US. CNN, the New York Times, Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal all reported a ransom was paid, citing sources.
As the city's luxury real estate market reaches new heights, these high-end homes won't be around for long Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest
After McCain suggested America move on from discussing the deadly Capitol siege that took place in January, Hostin said the insurrection is something we should never forget. The party of law and order, [Republicans] should be ashamed of themselves for what they did yesterday, what they continue to do, and that is an important story that we should never, ever, ever stop talking about or forget,” said Hostin. Only have one response to Meghan McCain's opinion, on #TheView this morning, concerning the insurrection on January 6.
Donald Trump asked for the National Guard to protect his supporters at the January 6 Capitol rally. Hundreds of attendants at the rally went on to storm the Capitol. President Donald Trump asked for National Guard troops to be deployed to protect his supporters at the rally on January 6 that culminated in hundreds of those supporters violently storming the Capitol, his former acting defense secretary told lawmakers on Wednesday.
A Georgia man decided to skip the long lines forming outside gas stations in the wake of the Colonial Pipeline cyberattack and stop by a line of parked U-Hauls instead. A 25-year-old man drilled holes in the fuel tanks of multiple U-Haul trucks Wednesday, spilling 35 to 45 gallons of gas, the Griffin Police Department said. Surveillance images, some of which were shared on the department's Facebook, show a suspect with a fuel can walking near what is thought to be his red truck, according to police.
An open letter signed by 124 retired US military officers has called President Biden's health into question, earning a strong rebuke from Hillary Clinton and others. “The mental and physical condition of the Commander in Chief cannot be ignored,” wrote Flag Officers 4 America, an organisation of former generals and admirals. As evidence, the letter only cites “recent Democrat leadership's inquiries about nuclear code procedures”, which it interprets as “raising the question about who is in charge”.
A store specializing in iced tea brewed with natural ingredients and purified water is on tap for multiple cities in Dallas-Fort Worth. Leslie Ann Kitten and Jennifer Jean Davis are weeks away from opening the first HTeaO location in Arlington. The chain uses double-pass reverse osmosis water as a canvas for 24 flavors of sweet and unsweetened tea, as well as pink lemonade and a “Ryan Palmer,” an iced tea and lemonade mix named for a professional golfer from Amarillo.
Buckingham Palace reportedly asked a Trump supporter to remove an image of the Queen from his bus. The doctored image showed Queen Elizabeth II wearing a MAGA hat, BuzzFeed News reported. The bus belongs to Trump supporter Buddy Hall and appeared at a May 7 Republican rally in Florida.
An Indianapolis man is behind bars accused of murder following a deadly shooting outside a downtown hotel.
Donald Trump gloated over the ousting of House Republican conference chair Liz Cheney in a statement released shortly after a voice vote by party members removed her from the position. Bringing in her father, former vice president Dick Cheney, Mr Trump continues: “She is a warmonger whose family stupidly pushed us into the never-ending Middle East Disaster, draining our wealth and depleting our great military, the worst decision in our country's history.” Ms Cheney was removed from her post by her fellow party members for refusing to buy into Mr Trump's “big lie” that the 2020 election was stolen from him.
Two of Andrew Yang's opponents in New York City's mayoral race suggested Yang cheated on a pop quiz during a New York Times editorial board interview. Advisers to Shaun Donovan and Scott Stringer both said they doubted Yang answered the questions without getting help. Neither of Yang's opponents have evidence that he broke The Times' interview rules.
Marjorie Taylor Greene was screaming when she accosted AOC in Congress, a reporter said. Jacqueline Alemany described watching the angry encounter to CNN. Greene had denied that, saying she had merely been "talking" when she ran after AOC.
Over the past five years, an alarming number of American diplomats, troops, and intelligence officers have been suddenly stricken with a mysterious illness. A study commissioned by the State Department said the most likely source is a pulse of radiofrequency energy “directed” at US targets. Defence officials say the latest incident was not far from the White House.
Greenberg's attorneys and federal prosecutors will formally announce the plea to a judge Monday. See more stories on Insider's business page. The former Florida county tax collector Joel Greenberg will plead guilty to six felony counts including sex trafficking, identity theft, and wire fraud, a significant downgrade from the 33 federal charges he was facing through multiple indictments, Insider has learned.
China is about to attempt its first Mars landing - a feat accomplished successfully by only half the spacecraft that have ever tried. Tianwen-1, as the mission is called, means "questions to heaven." It aims to be the first Mars mission to send a spacecraft into the planet's orbit, drop a landing platform onto the Martian surface, and deploy a rover all in one expedition.
Prince Harry is opening up about his relationship with his father. The 36-year-old royal recently appeared on Dax Shepard's "Armchair Expert" podcast and gave fans a peek into his relationship with his father. "He treated me the way he was treated," the Duke of Sussex said.
As the Manhattan district attorney's criminal investigation into former President Donald Trump enters its final stages, officials in Florida are preparing for "thorny extradition issues that could arise" from a statute in the Sunshine State, Politico Playbook first reported on Thursday. Two officials involved in the "contingency plans" told Politico that law-enforcement personnel in Palm Beach County were looking at what to do if Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr.'s investigation results in an indictment while Trump is at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida. Trump is residing at his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, for the next few months.
Elon Musk's net worth has plunged roughly $20 billion since his controversial appearance on the Saturday Night Live last week. According to Forbes estimates, the billionaire's company Tesla has taken a hit in its stock value by over 15 per cent this week, bringing his net worth down by $20.5 billion—to $145.5 billion by Thursday. Before his appearance on the sketch comedy show last weekend, where he took a dig at his business plans and said dogecoin was a “hustle”, Musk's net worth was $166 billion.
“If Facebook lets Trump back on Facebook and Instagram, he'll assuredly restart his assault on democracy.”
“Facebook should have known better than to believe that it could limit speech on its platform without setting a terrible precedent.”
“Providing a microphone and an amplifier for deceit isn't fighting the good fight for free speech.”
“It’s no defense of Mr. Trump’s conduct to say that the digital public square shouldn’t suppress speech by political leaders.”
“The former president no longer gets the ‘head of state’ exception to terms of service.”