LONDON - The driver of a car arrested on suspicion of carrying out a terrorist attack outside the Houses of Parliament was identified Wednesday as Salih Khater, a British citizen who immigrated to England from Sudan.
The recordings that reality TV star and former White House special assistant Omarosa Manigault Newman made of Chief of Staff John Kelly and President Donald Trump can be seen as a publicity stunt for her book tour. Or another distracting episode in the Trump news cycle. Or even as an alarming question mark about security in Trump's White House. When asked on the "Today" how she captured the Kelly recording, which she said came from the Situation Room, Manigault Newman would only say "I'll just leave that to your imagination."
Twitter is the latest social network to take action against far-right commentator Alex Jones, temporarily limiting his account after he tweeted a link to a video that violated company policies against abusive behavior. The ban is not extensive. Jones will still be able to browse Twitter and send direct messages to his followers, however he won't be able post publicly for seven days. The Twitter account for his show @InfoWars remains active.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday released a sweeping grand jury report on sex abuse in the Catholic Church, listing more than 300 accused clergy and detailing a "systematic" coverup effort by church leaders over 70 years. State Attorney General Josh Shapiro said at a news conference Tuesday that more than 1,000 child victims were identified in the report, but the grand jury believes there are more.
A highway bridge collapsed over Genoa, Italy, on Tuesday morning, causing people, cars and huge chunks of concrete to fall hundreds of feet onto the city below. At least 20 people were found dead in the rubble, government officials told the Associated Press. Other accounts put the death count even higher, in what Italy's deputy transportation minister called Europe's worst major bridge disaster in decades.
Authorities in Nebraska used the powerful opioid fentanyl to carry out a death sentence on Tuesday, August 14, an unprecedented move that came as the state - which just three years ago saw lawmakers move to abolish capital punishment - completed a remarkable reversal and resumed executions for the first time in nearly a generation.
Melissa Howard, a Florida state House hopeful who was caught touting a fake diploma last week , broke her days-long silence Monday when she admitted that she "made a mistake" in falsely claiming she had graduated from college.
WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's campaign has filed an arbitration action against Omarosa Manigault Newman, alleging that the former White House aide, who just published a tell-all book, has broken a 2016 confidentiality agreement, a campaign official said Tuesday. The action, which the campaign said was filed in New York, comes amid a publicity tour by Manigault Newman to promote her book, "Unhinged," which portrays Trump as bigoted and racist and questions his mental capacity.
Wolf-Leib Glosser fled violence from his small Eastern European village and, with $8 to his name, came to Ellis Island. His children soon followed, and his children's children were born in the American city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, where the family grew and prospered. Such is what "chain migration" was like at the turn of the 20th century, and such is the "classically American tale" of the ancestors of White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, according to a scathing op-ed written by David Glosser, Miller's uncle, in Politico.
TAOS, N.M. - A state judge on Monday denied a request from prosecutors to hold five adults without bond while they await prosecution on allegations that they kept 11 children in a New Mexico compound for months in squalid conditions with little food. Law enforcement has characterized the two men and three women as Muslim extremists and said a child associated with the group had reported that they were preparing to conduct school shootings.