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 …
The job of White House press secretary is more than just a spokesperson advocating for the president of the United States. It is a position that embodies the trust that should exist between the American people and their government. The press secretary serves as a living, breathing reminder of the free press’ constitutionally …
FLINT, Mich. — A Tunisian man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for stabbing a police officer at the airport in Flint, Michigan, a decision a federal judge said was made easier by the defendant's defiant and angry remarks in court. "Do I regret what I did? Never," Amor Ftouhi, 51, told U.S. District Judge Matthew …
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 …
US Attorney General William Barr released a redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 US presidential election on Thursday.  The release of a long-awaited report, which is nearly 450 pages long and filled with large chunks of blacked-out text, was a watershed moment in Donald …
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 …
Forget collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice. The most concrete takeaway from the 448-page Mueller report is its damning portrait of the Trump White House as a place of chaos, intrigue and deception, where aides routinely disregard the wishes of a president with little regard for the traditional boundaries of his …
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 …
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 …
WASHINGTON ― Special counsel Robert Mueller’s redacted report is finally out and one conclusion was pretty clear: He found evidence that President Donald Trump may have obstructed justice, he could not clear the president of “criminal conduct” and he left the door wide open for Congress to investigate. Here’s the …
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 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 …
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, …
OPINION: The symptoms might be familiar to many Cantabrians: forgetfulness, an inability to focus, difficulty in completing simple tasks, anxiety, irritability, insomnia. Remember "quake brain"? I don't know about you but I have been feeling a low-level version of this since the March 15 terror attacks. I cannot begin to imagine …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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 …
Horrified witnesses saw the moment a 29-year-old woman was gunned down in the riots on the streets of Derry. Violence erupted in the Creggan area of the city as rioters threw petrol bombs and fireworks at police officers. The woman was shot close to a police vehicle and there are reports she shouted 'help' as she fell …
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 …
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 …
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 …
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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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 …
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 …
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 …
Video from Stetson University Professor Terence Farrell shows a group of bloodsucking pentastome parasites in the lung of a dead pygmy rattlesnake found in Central Florida. (No Audio) By Burmese pythons are a big, …
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 …
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 …
Ireland has to increase tax on carbon – by a lot and over a sustained period. Our greenhouse gas emissions are way above target and we will soon start to face big fines as a result. And if we don’t move soon, our rising emissions will mean we not only miss 2020 targets, but also fall even further beyond meeting longer-term …