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Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald announced Thursday that Douglas County officials located the 13-year-old.
A crowdfunding effort to raise money for President Trump's coveted border wall has morphed into a construction project that aims to build the barrier without federal help. "We the People Will Fund the... Wall" has amassed $20.3 million on GoFundMe since Dec. 17, but "the federal government won't be able to accept our donations anytime...
A US Government committee will look into a New York Times report claiming the FBI investigated whether President Donald Trump has been working on behalf of Russia.
He was a convict who had been ordered to surrender a semi-automatic rifle.
A series of storms have hit this California this week with rain and mudslides
The unusually secretive way the president has handled these meetings has left his own administration guessing what happened and piqued the interest of investigators.
House Democrats will vote as early as Tuesday on a resolution of disapproval ofRep. Steve King over the Iowa Republican'scomments onwhite supremacy, according to a senior Democratic aide....
A 13-year-old US girl held captive for months in a cabin by the man who allegedly killed her parents has been hailed a hero by the local sheriff.
President Barack Obama stunned Republicans when he bypassed Congress with executive powers to enact his agenda. Now as President Donald Trump proposes an end-run around Congress for the border wall,... some Republicans uneasily cheer him on.
In a disastrous week for Theresa May's Brexit agreement, her former director of strategy, Chris Wilkins, and the Guardian's Daniel Boffey chart where it all went wrong. Plus: Polly Toynbee on what... Labour should do next It has been a crushing week for Theresa May. On Tuesday, parliament rejected her Brexit deal in the biggest ever government defeat on the floor of the House of Commons. Chris Wilkins, Theresa May's former director of strategy, takes Anushka Asthana on May's Brexit journey, from the steps of Downing Street in July 2016 to yesterday's vote of no confidence, while the Guardian's Daniel Boffey describes how each stage was viewed from Brussels.
Sounds like a role for Tom Cruise! Diminutive drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman made himself sound more like an action star when describing his exploits to film producers while trying to get a... movies made about himself, his former secretary testified Wednesday. The cocaine kingpin sat for a series of interviews 2012 where he...
A Georgia man was arrested on Wednesday in connection with a plot to attack the White House using an anti-tank rocket, federal authorities said. U.S. Attorney Byung J. "BJay" Pak said Hasher Jallal... Taheb, 21, of Cumming has been charged with attempting to damage or destroy a building owned by the United States using fire or an explosive. In an affidavit filed in court Wednesday, an FBI agent stated that in March 2018, a local law enforcement agency received a tip about Taheb; the person said Taheb had been radicalized, was using a new name, and planned to travel overseas. The complaint says that in October, Taheb told a confidential FBI source he wanted to travel to a territory controlled by the Islamic State, but because he didn't have a passport, he was going to instead attack the White...
The lone lawmaker who prevented the House of Representatives from unanimously denouncing Rep.Steve King, due to worries that the measure didn't go far enough, saw his censure effort against the... Iowa Republican fizzle on Wednesday.
A former close personal aide to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman testified Tuesday that the drug kingpin once paid a $100 million bribe to former Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto.
A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration's new rules allowing more employers to opt out of offering workers no-cost birth control from going into effect. As part of the Affordable... Care Act, employer insurance plans have to include free contraceptives; religious groups are exempt, but the new rules would give more employers, including schools and nonprofits, the chance to opt out. On Sunday, a judge ruled there are "serious questions" about whether this violates the ACA, and he temporarily blocked the rules in 13 states and the District of Columbia. Pennsylvania also sued the administration, and on Monday, U.S. District Judge Wendy Beetlestone wrote that if enforced, the rules could cause harm to states, and issued a nationwide injunction. "The negative effects of even a...
President Donald Trump's inaugural committee spent more than $1.5 million at the Trump International Hotel in Washington ahead of his 2017 swearing-in.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller and federal prosecutors in Manhattan are both taking a close look at a breakfast held in January 2017 at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., attended by... former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), three people familiar with the matter told The Daily Beast. About 60 people were invited to the Jan. 18 event, held the day after the Global Chairman's Dinner and just before President Trump's inauguration. Foreign officials from Israel, Saudi Arabia, Denmark, Japan, Angola, and other countries were invited, while former Kazakh Ambassador Kairat Umarov and two senior Qatari officials were in attendance, The Daily Beast reports. The Global Chairman's Dinner was a way for foreign diplomats to meet with Trump, and some...
The sheriff's office says foul play isn't suspected
There was a gold lining for one family negatively affected by the government shutdown. Carrie Walls, the wife of a federal worker who isn't getting a paycheck because of the impasse, picked up a... $100,000 check and a brand-new SUV after winning the Virginia lottery. As 800,000 government workers lamented missing pay Friday, Walls, who...
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dismissed as "silly" a news report that the FBI investigated President Trump to determine if he was a national security threat because of his relationship with Russian... leader Vladimir Putin. "The idea that's contained in The New York Times story that President Trump was a threat to American national security...
Trump says if Turkey attacks the U.S.-backed Kurdish forces fighting in Syria, the United States will "devastate Turkey economically."
Kelly Field, who lost £70,000 by online gambling, says she hopes ITV's Cleaning Up raises awareness.
President Trump scolded his new chief of staff Mick Mulvaney during a recent meeting with congressional leaders over the government shutdown, a report said on Sunday. Trump berated Mulvaney during the... Jan. 4 meeting with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer after Mulvaney attempted to find a middle ground with the...
Authorities are assessing fire damage to an Albany bridge after a suspicious blaze overnight.
The TSA drew almost 200 people interested in trying out for jobs.