Minneapolis Mayor Betsy Hodges stepped to the microphone Friday night to announce the latest development in the most recent killing by an area police officer - the resignation of the city's police chief. But she only managed a few words before she was drowned out by shouts. "We don't want you as our mayor of Minneapolis anymore," shouted activist John Thompson, one of many protesters who stormed into the room, according to CNN. "We ask that you take your staff with you. We don't want you to appoint anyone anymore."
WASHINGTON - A weeks-long impasse over imposing new financial sanctions on Iran and Russia broke late Friday, with the House preparing to vote next week on a bill that would prevent President Donald Trump from lifting measures against Moscow.
WASHINGTON - Jared Kushner failed to disclose dozens of financial holdings that he was required to declare when he joined the White House as an adviser to President Donald Trump, his father-in-law, according to a revised form released Friday. A separate document released Friday also showed that Kushner's wife, presidential daughter Ivanka Trump, had been paid as much as $5 million from her outside businesses over an 84-day span this spring around the time she entered the White House as a senior adviser and pledged to distance herself from her outside holdings.
WASHINGTON - Russia's ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to public assertions by the embattled attorney general, according to current and former U.S. officials.
Andrey Andreev - founder of Badoo, the popular social networking site - has long tried to crack down on a certain breach of dating-site etiquette. "People from time to time upload pictures of Angelina Jolie," he said. Or Justin Bieber. Average Joes try to pass themselves off as Joseph Gordon-Levitt. So Andreev worked with a team to identify and remove fake celebrity profiles, using facial recognition technology to spot photos downloaded from the internet. But while he was routing out the fake Angies, Andreev realized that he could use that technology for another purpose.
Albert Yee said the coffee was everywhere you looked in the densely packed vendor stalls along avenues in Malaysian cities: an instant mix with a natural ingredient similar to what's found in Viagra that helps men with erectile dysfunction. And he wanted a piece of the action. "There are whole streets of it, like tequila in Mexico," Yee told The Washington Post by phone Thursday, describing how his one-man import business outside of Dallas is now at the center of a nationwide voluntary recall coordinated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
The state of Hawaii is formulating a preparedness plan for a North Korean missile attack, much to the dismay of the state's tourism boosters. "We do not want to cause any undue stress for the public," Vern T. Miyagi, Hawaii's Emergency Management Agency administrator said in a statement reported Thursday by the state's news media, but "we cannot wait to begin our public information campaign to ensure that Hawaii residents will know what do if such an event occurs." The full plan for that campaign will be unveiled Friday, according to Hawaii News Now.
Senate Republican leaders' latest attempt to salvage support for a GOP health-care bill floundered Thursday as leaders struggled to explain to rank-and-file members what exactly they would be voting on next week.
About seven seconds into the video, a teenager raises the specter of death. "Get out the water, you're gonna die," one of the teens shouts to a disabled man whom his friends are watching struggle fully clothed in a fenced-in pond. "You shouldn't have gone in," says another. The kids laugh. "He keeps putting his head under," another says. "Wow." Once the group realizes the weight of the situation, one of the boys prods another. "Bro, you scared to see a dead person?" he asks.
Some of President Donald Trump's lawyers are exploring ways to limit or undercut Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, building a case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president's authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort. Trump has asked his advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with the probe, according to one of those people. A second person said Trump's lawyers have been discussing the president's pardoning powers among themselves.