Opponent calls for Nick Mosby to pull out of race
Opponent calls for Nick Mosby to pull out of race
The biggest World War Two bomb ever found in Poland exploded under water on Tuesday as navy divers tried to defuse it. More than 750 people had been evacuated from the area near the Piast Canal outside the town of Swinoujscie where the Tallboy bomb used by Britain's Royal Air Force (RAF) was found. It weighed nearly 5,400 kg, including 2,400 kg of explosive.
Officials at Zion National Park in Utah continue to search for a California mother who went missing last week, providing new information to the public on Tuesday. Courtier rode a private shuttle to the Grotto area of Zion National Park and was hiking the Kayenta Trail, heading toward Emerald Pools around 1:30 pm on Oct. 6, according to a person riding the shuttle.She was supposed to return on the shuttle at 4:40 p.m. Courtier left her phone in California, so search efforts have not been focused on her electronic use and she did not leave any type of itinerary.
Judge Amy Coney Barrett, the president's Supreme Court nominee, apologized on Tuesday for using the widely criticized term "sexual preference" to refer to LGBTQ Americans' sexual orientations. "I have no agenda, and I do want to be clear that I have never discriminated on the basis of sexual preference and would not ever discriminate on the basis of sexual preference," Barrett said. Democratic Sen. Mazie Hirono later chastised Barrett during her questioning time, pointing out that the term is "offensive and outdated."
U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina has set a fundraising record for Republican Senate candidates, bringing in $28 million in the third quarter of a reelection battle that is swiftly becoming among the more expensive in the country — and his toughest to date. Graham's campaign said Wednesday the amount raised in the final full fundraising quarter before the Nov. 3 general election is the most ever raised in a single quarter by any Republican Senate candidate in the country. The haul comes as Graham takes a turn in the national spotlight where, as Senate Judiciary Committee chairman, he presides over the confirmation hearings of President Donald Trump's third U.S. Supreme Court nominee, Amy Coney Barrett.
The former Navy SEAL known for his role in the operation that killed Osama bin Laden is pushing back after President Donald Trump amplified conspiracy theories that the terrorist leader's death was a hoax. Robert O'Neill, who says he killed bin Laden in the 2011 raid, has rebuffed Trump and others in several tweets for promoting the conspiracy theory that bin Laden's body double was instead killed. "Very brave men said [goodbye] to their kids to go kill Osama bin Laden.
Eric Trump has cancelled a trip to a Michigan gun store after it was revealed one of the former employees was one of 13 men accused of plotting to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Huron Valley Guns in New Hudson, Michigan, wrote in a Facebook post that one of the suspects worked for the company for three weeks in February. Ed Swadish, owner of Huron Valley Guns, confirmed to The Detroit News that the man worked for the company at the start of February.
The Marine Corps has decided to fire the commander of the unit involved in an amphibious assault vehicle (AAV) accident that left nine service members dead in July, the Marine Corps said in a press statement Tuesday evening. The Marine Corps said that Lt. Col. Michael Regner, the commander of Battalion Landing Team 1/4 attached to the 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit, was relieved "due to a loss in trust and confidence in his ability to command as a result of the assault amphibious vehicle mishap." The Marine Corps investigation into the AAV accident that killed eight Marines and a Navy sailor is still ongoing.
The Department of Homeland Security illegally ejected more than 800,000 New Yorkers from the trusted traveler security programs that let vetted travelers avoid long security lines at airports, and any lingering effects after the programs were restored must be eliminated, a judge said Tuesday. U.S. District Judge Jesse M. Furman said in a written decision that the exclusion of New York from the programs in February was arbitrary and capricious. He also said the government undermined the core constitutional and democratic values underlying the Administrative Procedure Act, which set procedures to ensure federal agencies are accountable to the public and their actions subject to review by the c...
Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old accused of shooting three people and killing two of them at an anti-racism protest in August, will not face charges in his home state of Illinois, the Lake County State's Attorney's Office announced Tuesday. In a news release, authorities said they determined the weapon used in the August 25 shooting had been purchased, stored, and used in Wisconsin and there was no evidence Rittenhouse ever used or possessed the weapon in the state of Illinois. In Wisconsin, Rittenhouse is charged with first-degree intentional homicide, attempted intentional homicide, and a misdemeanor charge of underage firearm possession.
President Donald Trump pulled into a statistical tie with Democratic rival Joe Biden in Florida, one of the election's most important battlegrounds, but Biden's lead appeared to widen in Arizona, Reuters/Ipsos opinion polls showed on Wednesday. A separate Reuters/Ipsos national poll found that Biden also leads Trump among all U.S. likely voters by 10 percentage points. The Oct. 9-13 poll showed that 51% of likely voters were supporting Biden, while 41% were backing Trump.
Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham has quickly defended controversial comments he made during the third day of confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee, Judge Amy Coney Barrett, in which he referenced “the good old days of segregation”. The Republican senator spoke to reporters immediately after calling a lunch breaking at the Wednesday hearings and said his question to the nominee was “dripping in sarcasm”. Mr Graham was questioning Judge Barrett, President Donald Trump's third nomination to the nation's highest court, when he said: “You're not aware of any effort to go back to the good old days of segregation by a legislative body, is that correct?"
Editor's note: This story has been updated to reflect the correct spelling of the victim's name as reported by the White County Coroner's Office. Georgia authorities have identified a Cartersville woman as the hiker who fell to her death while climbing Yonah Mountain. Jennifer Randel, 46, was hiking with her husband and son Tuesday when she plummeted more than 300 feet from the mountain's rock face and died, White County Coroner Ricky Barrett told McClatchy News.
Donald Trump and Devin Nunes Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images President Donald Trump urged California Republicans to defy a state order to remove fake "official" ballot drop boxes after numerous top officials called them "illegal." State Attorney General Xavier Becerra and Secretary of State Alex Padilla on Monday issued an order to the California GOP and three county chapters requiring the removal of unofficial ballot drop boxes erected in front of locations like gyms, gun stores and churches that were falsely marked "official." Trump, however, urged the party to fight the order in court.
To the U.S. government, it's the backbone technology of a future that America will wrestle with China to control. What, exactly, is 5G wireless — and will you even notice when it comes online? 5G is a new technical standard for wireless networks — the fifth, naturally — that promises faster speeds; less lag, or “latency,” when connecting to the network; and the ability to connect many devices to the internet without bogging it down.
In a new study published Wednesday, researchers in Canada found that, among 95 critically ill COVID-19 patients, 84 percent of those with the blood types A and AB required mechanical ventilation compared to 61 percent of patients with type O or type B, CNN reports. The former group also remained in the intensive care unit for a median of 13.5 days, while the latter's median stay was nine days. Dr. Mypinder Sekhon, an intensive care physician at Vancouver General Hospital and the author of the study, said blood type has been "at the back of my mind" when treating patients, but "we need repeated findings across many jurisdictions that show the same thing" before anything definitive is established.
Special agents from the United States Postal Service raided the home of an Allegheny County mail carrier over the weekend; KDKA's Andy Sheehan reports.
Through never-before-seen footage and in-depth interviews, "The FBI Declassified" takes you inside the minds of heroic federal agents and analysts as they reveal how they solved some of the biggest cases of their careers. Around 2000, FBI agents learned there were multiple sets of Russian spies in the United States, posing as Americans. "Operation Ghost Stories was probably the largest FBI counterintelligence investigation in history," says Alan Kohler, assistant director of the FBI's Counterintelligence Division.
As Joe Biden and Donald Trump hurtle toward Election Day, new polling shows the former vice president opening up his widest national lead yet over the incumbent – having never fallen behind Mr Trump all year. According to the University of Southern California's presidential polling tracker, Mr Biden is now pulling ahead by more than 12 points. This reflects a steady increase from the 10-point lead posted at the time of the first presidential debate, indicating that neither Mr Trump's performance nor his bout with the coronavirus have done anything to help his standing.
South Dakota officials Tuesday released audio of the 911 call made by state Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg on the night he struck and killed a pedestrian. Speaking to reporters from Sioux Falls City Hall, Gov. Kristi Noem and Public Safety Secretary Craig Price provided an update on the Sept. 12 crash that killed 55-year-old Joseph Boever and remains under investigation. "...So we can put a full picture together of the facts that can be objectively reviewed for the benefit of everybody involved."