Federal prosecutors have a 2021 audio recording of former President Donald Trump acknowledging he kept a classified Pentagon document about a possible attack on Iran after leaving the White House, CNN reported on Wednesday. The recording shows Trump, who is seeking the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, understood he retained classified material after he left the White House in 2021, according to the cable television network. Trump has denied wrongdoing.
Vetsch, who was watching on his security camera, went outside with a handgun to confront the man, police said. Security camera footage taken from Vetsch's home and obtained by The Daytona Beach News-Journal shows the confrontation. In the video, a woman can be seen walking out of the home across from Vetsch's to confront the man, who then pulls out a gun and points it at her head.
Get in now for strong long-term tailwinds Here's how much money the average middle-class American household makes — how do you stack up? What do Ashton Kutcher and a Nobel Prize-winning economist have in common? An investing app that turns spare change into a diversified portfolio But once you factor in the ever-increasing consumer debt load, you've got the makings of class disruption, with many Americans poised to slip a run or even two in terms of their status.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Tesla Inc has doubled discounts on some already made new Model 3 electric cars and offered discounts on the Model Y and others in its U.S. inventory to entice buyers amid economic uncertainty, rising competition and the upcoming redesign of its mainstay model. In California, a Model 3 variant in inventory was priced at $42,060, a discount of $2,680 to the price of newly ordered cars, according to its website. Tesla offered steeper discounts of $6,330 and $5,000 on some higher-priced Model X and Model S vehicles, respectively.
A man who sent a clue of a snowy mountain to a friend months ago has been found dead, a Utah sheriff's office said. Before Austin Madsen, 32, of Mapleton, went missing in January, he told his family he was heading to Arizona, the Mapleton City Police Department said in a Feb. 1 Facebook post. On Jan. 29, Madsen made a phone call and sent a friend a video clip before vanishing, McClatchy News previously reported the Garfield County Sheriff's Office said.
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has hinted at unpleasant consequences for Kyiv Mayor Vitali Klitschko if it is confirmed that people died in the capital due to a closed bomb shelter. Details: Journalists asked the president who will be responsible if the information about the deaths of three Kyiv residents due to a closed shelter is confirmed. Quote from Zelenskyy: "Everyone will be responsible; the reaction will be firm...Russia, as the enemy, is not enough for us, we have internal enemies as well...I would say (who will be held accountable), (but) there are many journalists here; I would say, there is a word; it is on the tip of my tongue, but I can't say it..."
Prosecutors dropped murder charges Thursday against a man who spent nearly 21 years in prison for the fatal shooting of two Michigan hunters. Jeff Titus was released in February when authorities acknowledged that critical information in police files about another suspect — an Ohio serial killer — was never shared with his trial lawyer in 2002. Now, after reviewing the case for three months, Kalamazoo County prosecutor Jeff Getting said Titus will not face a new trial.
Aubrey Scaletta was in emergency surgery for six hours "to repair her amputated feet," according to the Virginia State Police Association A 6-year-old girl remains hospitalized in Virginia after her feet were severed in a "tragic accident" last month, according to loved ones. Aubrey Scaletta “was playing with a ratchet strap” while riding in a pickup truck on May 17 when the incident occurred, according to a news release from the Virginia State Police Association (VSPA). As she did so, one end of the strap flew out the window and got wrapped around the drive shaft.
Donald Trump reacted to President Joe Biden's fall at the Air Force Academy, telling a crowd in Iowa, 'I hope he wasn't hurt. Trump also recounted his own experience with a near fall on a slippery ramp following a 2020 speech at West Point. (June 1)
A member of the far-right Oath Keepers extremist group who was part of a security detail for former President Donald Trump 's longtime adviser Roger Stone before storming the U.S. Capitol was sentenced on Thursday to more than four years in prison. Roberto Minuta, who was seen on video guarding Stone hours before the riot on Jan. 6, 2021, was among six Oath Keeper members convicted by jurors of seditious conspiracy for what prosecutors said was a violent plot to stop the transfer of power from Trump to President Joe Biden after the 2020 election. Also on Thursday, an Arizona man was sentenced to three years behind bars followed by one year of home confinement for his role in the same plot.
A man who made a joke about how saying “I do” was the biggest mistake at his wedding during an appearance on Family Feud has been found guilty in the murder of his wife. Per the Associated Press, 40-year-old Timothy Bliefnick was found guilty by a jury in Illinois on Wednesday of fatally shooting his estranged wife, Rebecca Bernadette Postle Bliefnick. The man's arrest in the February murder was announced by the Quincy Police Department one month later, with Bliefnick being taken in on a no-bond warrant for first-degree murder and home invasion.
Russian ultranationalists say Putin's response to recent attacks shows he's "out of touch with reality." One critic questioned if Putin and Russian leadership have a "real plan" to retaliate. The ISW says responses to the drone attacks and cross-border raids haven't satisfied war-hawks.
Ford Motor Co sued Blue Cross Blue Shield Association in U.S. court on Wednesday, accusing it of a price-fixing conspiracy that caused the automaker to pay inflated costs for health insurance products for its employees. The lawsuit Ford filed in Detroit federal court accused the insurer and its regional Michigan branch of unlawfully dividing up parts of the country in a scheme to reduce competition with each other in order to drive "astronomical profits." The allegations from Ford, employing more than 170,000 workers worldwide, relate to a $2.7 billion settlement that Blue Cross Blue Shield Association and its three dozen member companies reached in 2020 with corporate and individual policy holders in Alabama federal court.
Police officers looked on as 34-year-old Sean Bickings pleaded for help from the waters of Tempe Town Lake in Arizona, a lawsuit says. “It's been one year, and they're still grieving,” Benjamin Taylor, a lawyer representing his family, said of Bickings' loved ones. The lawsuit accuses the City of Tempe and the police officers on scene of negligence, saying they failed to uphold their duty to keep Bickings safe.
Further, they alleged that their partnership with John and Rastelli Foods was problematic, and that Al Baker was excluded from key business meetings and left in the dark regarding real-time financial information. They say they have received only some 4% of the publicly stated $16 million in revenue from the business. In his complaint, John refuted many of the Bakers' claims, saying he played a vital role in helping their boneless rib business, including using his vast network of contacts.
A dashboard camera captured the moment when a part of a missile fell next to a car driving on a Kyiv road, as Russia launched its 16th attack on Ukraine's capital on Monday, May 29. Video showed part of the missile falling onto the road right in front of a driving car, which then continued drove on. Reuters was able to confirm the location as Kyiv from the buildings and roads seen in the video, which matched satellite and file imagery of the area.
A South Korean lawmaker says AI estimates that Kim Jong Un weighs about 300 pounds. The North Korean dictator lives a secretive life, and news about his health is often not shared. Kim also appears to have "severe" insomnia, the lawmaker said.
The U.S. Coast Guard says it has “concluded” its search for a missing 18-year-old high school graduate from Louisiana who went overboard on a cruise in the Bahamas. In statement issued over the weekend, the agency said its crew members had searched “more than 325 square miles” while helping with officials from the Royal Bahamas Defense Force (RBDF). “Our Coast Guard command center and aircrews based in Miami supported RBDF search and rescue efforts since the initial report Wednesday evening, and continued through Friday evening," Lt. Cmdr. Matthew Spado said in a news release. 'We were informed by the RBDF this evening that they were suspending the active search efforts pending further developments, and were not requesting further Coast Guard assistance after notifying the Robbins family.
Jordan's crown prince married the scion of a prominent Saudi family on Thursday in a palace ceremony attended by royals and other VIPs from around the world, as massive crowds gathered across the kingdom to celebrate the region's newest power couple. The marriage of Crown Prince Hussein, 28, and Saudi architect Rajwa Alseif, 29, drew a star-studded guest list including Britain's Prince William and his wife Kate, as well as U.S. First Lady Jill Biden. The celebrations hold deep significance for the region, emphasizing continuity in an Arab state prized for its longstanding stability and refreshing the monarchy's image after a palace feud.
Vera Putina, who has died aged 96, emerged from obscurity in 1999 claiming to be the biological mother of Vladimir Putin, whom she claimed to have abandoned when he was a child. In his “quasi-autobiography” First Person, Putin wrote that he was born and brought up in St Petersburg, the sole surviving son of Maria, a menial worker, and Vladimir Putin, a factory worker and ex-serviceman who had served in Stalin's secret police during the Second World War. As a result the Kremlin was never able to refute Vera Putina's claims conclusively.
A trove of photos from Hunter Biden's laptop has been made available to the public through a new website that launched Thursday. The website – BidenLaptopMedia.com – will house almost 10,000 photos spanning from 2008 to 2019 and took months to complete, Garrett Ziegler, the founder of nonprofit Marco Polo, told Fox News Digital. "It's taken us a couple of months to, one, go through the photos, about 10,000 of them, and redact the genitalia on the photos," Ziegler, a former Trump White House aide, said of the contents found on the laptop once owned by President Biden's son.
A Malaysian climber narrowly survived after a Nepali sherpa guide hauled him down from below the summit of Mount Everest in a "very rare" high altitude rescue, a government official said on Wednesday. Gelje Sherpa, 30, was guiding a Chinese client to the 8,849 metre (29,032 feet) Everest summit on May 18 when he saw the Malaysian climber clinging to a rope and shivering from extreme cold in the area called the "death zone", where temperatures can dip to minus 30 degrees Celsius (86F) or lower. Gelje hauled the climber 600 metres (1,900 feet) down from the Balcony area to the South Col, over a period of about six hours, where Nima Tahi Sherpa, another guide, joined the rescue.
The Black teen whose rental-bike feud with a white New York City hospital worker went viral said the woman was the one who "did something wrong" — but instead got "rewarded" by "white conservatives" after she received more than $100,000 in donations. Video of the confrontation between the teen and Sarah Comrie showed the pair arguing over a rental bike, with the teen accusing Comrie of taking his bike and Comrie yelling for help. A clip of the incident was viewed millions of times on social media, and Comrie faced widespread backlash for how she reacted, with some critics accusing her of racism.
Smith, Broughton said, had brought home an ancient artifact — a mastodon tooth. The museum's search for the tooth Unbeknownst to Smith, Wayne Thompson, a paleontologist with the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History, had been frantically searching for the tooth. Just days before, Thompson told McClatchy News he came across a woman's Facebook post, questioning what she may have found near Aptos Creek on Rio Del Mar Beach on Friday, May 26, after someone tagged him in the post.
A lawsuit can go forward against a Michigan official who flashed a rifle during a public meeting over video conference, a federal appeals court said Wednesday. Patricia MacIntosh is suing Ron Clous, alleging he tried to silence her right to free speech when he displayed the rifle during a 2021 meeting of Grand Traverse County commissioners. Clous has no governmental immunity at this stage of the litigation, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said in a 2-1 opinion.