The saga of G.O.P. operative Peter Smith’s ill-fated attempts to uncover the 33,000 e-mails deleted from Hillary Clinton’s server was revealed shortly after his death in 2017, and depicts an isolated and increasingly desperate researcher’s scramble to fulfill a task he believed would benefit Donald Trump. But according to …
NEW YORK — Days after the FBI raided Michael Cohen’s home and office last year, President Trump called his longtime fixer and urged him to ‘‘stay strong’’ and ‘‘hang in there’’ in the face of the intensifying investigation. That call was among several assurances Cohen says he received that the White House …
After issuing 2,800 subpoenas, 500 search warrants, and conducting as many witness interviews, Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report was made public Thursday. But while the report concluded President Trump and his campaign team did not collude with Russia to win the 2016 election, it did not completely exonerate …
President Trump’s decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey was a pivotal moment for his presidency. The move, coming as the FBI looked into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election, helped fuel public calls for an independent special counsel that grew too loud to ignore. Eight days after Comey’s firing, the special …
A group of anonymous parents filed the lawsuit on Monday against local health officials over their new mandatory measles vaccination order. A state judge on Thursday rejected a lawsuit filed by anti-vaccination parents who sought to lift New York City’s new measles vaccination mandate, as parts of the metropolis …
Shortly before he released the special counsel’s redacted report on Thursday, Atty. Gen. William Barr announced the document said President Trump’s campaign had not “conspired or coordinated with the Russian government in its election interference activities.” But Barr omitted the first part of that sentence …
The Justice Department’s news conference held ahead of its release was one major point of contention. Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) called the conference, led by U.S. Attorney General William Barr, a “spin from a Trump appointee.” “The American people deserve the truth,” Booker, a 2020 contender, tweeted after the start of …
Special counsel Robert Mueller declined to prosecute Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner for campaign finance violations over the infamous Trump Tower meeting because investigators couldn’t prove they “willfully” violated the law. Mueller’s partially redacted report details the June 2016 meeting between Trump Jr., …
Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 election details 10 episodes of potential obstruction of justice by President Trump that prosecutors examined. Mueller did so even as he declined to make a traditional judgment about whether Trump committed a crime. “The evidence we …
A British lawyer to the rich and famous has died in a body surfing accident while visiting family in Gibraltar. It is believed Arthur Timothy Lawson-Cruttenden, 64, got caught up in rough seas on Wednesday morning. Mr Lawson-Cruttenden, who represented Sex Pistols frontman John Lydon, David Walliams and rock group …
An 11-year-old girl has died after an allergic reaction to a milk-based toothpaste. Denise Saldate, from West Covina in California, was brushing her teeth with her 15-year-old sister when she ran out of the bathroom crying and told her mum she couldn't breathe. Her mum Monique Altamirano said her daughter's lips were …
A 65-year-old Florida woman used a baseball bat to fend off a 300-pound, half-naked man who allegedly charged at her after attempting to break into her vehicle on Sunday. Clarese Gainey noticed a large man, …
A woman has been arrested for allegedly torturing her three young stepdaughters because she thought her husband loved them more. The unnamed 28-year-old, from Kazakhstan, jabbed needles under their nails, tried to tear off their tongues with pliers and poked them with screwdrivers. She then kept a torture log where she …
At least three tornadoes were reported Wednesday in the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma, the beginning of a three-day weather event that will slam South and Southeast through Friday. Tornado warnings were in place Wednesday evening throughout the area. Tornadoes were reported in Higgins, Texas, and Shattuck, …
With artists releasing songs at a fast and furious pace it’s difficult for the average hip-hop head to keep track of it all—no matter how tapped in they are. That’s why we created The Ones, a daily post to highlight the song you need to hear curated by the Levels team. We sort through all the new songs—across all the platforms …
T-shirt designer Mossimo Giannulli — who’s been accused of paying bribes to get his daughters into the University of Southern California — has spoken out about how he lied to his own parents about attending the elite school, while pocketing their tuition payments. Back in the 1980s, Giannulli convinced his dad that he …
Please mark this day as a significant historical event: Jason Momoa has shaved for the first time in seven years. His sexy scruff was a key staple for many of his characters, like Khal Drogo on Game of Thrones …
Thai authorities have raided a floating home in the Andaman Sea belonging to an American man and his Thai partner. The couple sought to be pioneers in the "seasteading" movement, which promotes living in international waters to be free of any nation's laws. But Thailand's navy said they endangered national …
The first 48 hours after waxing, your already delicate skin down there is even more vulnerable. So while you may be dying to throw on your bikini the second you leave your wax, keep in mind that sensitive skin is more susceptible to UV rays. “This can lead to permanent sun damage and/or hyperpigmentation,” says …
Mya-Lecia's Naylor haunting final interview saw the ambitious teenager outlining her hopes for the future just two days before she died. Yesterday, the CBBC star's agent confirmed she had passed away at the age of …
Attorney general William Barr held a press conference Thursday morning to discuss the long-awaited Mueller report, a move which has been criticized by Democrats as unnecessary and "inappropriate." Next to him stood deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein, who spent most of the conference staring intensely into the …
Authorities have identified the body of a woman who was found Monday floating in the San Jacinto River. The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of Tera Rose Hoseck, 31, as a homicide. BREAKING NEWS UPDATES: Get your Houston breaking news alerts delivered to your inbox Hoseck is originally from …
There’s only one product line you should even consider if you’re looking for a portable hard drive right now, and it’s the SanDisk Extreme 500 Portable SSD lineup. These surprisingly compact portable drives feature blazing fast data transfer speeds of up to 440MB/s, and they’re on sale at shockingly low prices on Amazon. In fact, …
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Craig Wright, an Australian computer scientist, has repeatedly drawn the ire of the cryptocurrency community by claiming to be Satoshi Nakamoto, the creator of bitcoin. He’s gone as far as threatening legal action against people who question his unsubstantiated claim. This time, though, it appears Wright may have …
Building a brand is a delicate balance of laying a solid foundation, staying ahead of the curve -- and competitors -- and hitting growth targets. It requires time, dedication and perseverance. I’ve seen brands, however, that sacrifice everything in order to grow. It’s a dangerous game, which is why scaling a business …
Security camera video captures the moment when an angry bar patron cold-cocked a woman and then punched her friend multiple times during a 2016 incident at Mr. Rick’s in Avila Beach, California. By A San …
April 17 (UPI) --In the months before Japan's first F-35A stealth fighter jets crashed in the Pacific Ocean, the country's air force made seven emergency landings of the aircraft, Defense Minister Takeshi Iwaya said. The Japanese air force began using its fleet of 13 F-35As in January, and on April 9, the first plane off …
The writer of a musical backed by Michael Jackson's estate has pledged that the show will not ignore the explosive allegations about the singer's predatory behaviour towards underage boys. Playwright Lynn …
Developer Clod Studio has released an early playable tech demo for their first-person psychological horror title, Dario Argento’s Dreadful Bond, to spark further interest towards their Kickstarter campaign. The tech demo – downloadable here – showcases the game’s black-and-white visual, detailed game objects, and thick giallo …
Bachelor fan favorite Bekah Martinez is enjoying mom life after revealing late last year that she was pregnant with her first child. But on Tuesday she sent the Internet into a frenzy after posting a photo of herself breastfeeding while holding a glass of wine—something that had mommy shamers calling her out en …