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White House Tries To Distance Itself From Trump Campaign Ad Calling Democrats 'Complicit' In Murder

White House Tries To Distance Itself From Trump Campaign Ad Calling Democrats 'Complicit' In Murder

A top White House aide defended an online ad by President Donald Trump’s re-election campaign saying Democrats are culpable for murder if they refuse to support the administration’s immigration proposals.

2 IEDs Explode At Florida Mall

2 IEDs Explode At Florida Mall

Two improvised explosive devices detonated at a mall in central Florida on Sunday, authorities said.

Full Cotton Interview: 'Promises are made, promises are not kept'

Full Cotton Interview: 'Promises are made, promises are not kept'

In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) tells Chuck Todd that Democrats aren’t negotiating in good faith over deferred action for so-called “Dreamers”

Pope Francis Compares Gossiping Nuns To Terrorists

Pope Francis Compares Gossiping Nuns To Terrorists

Pope Francis compared gossiping nuns to terrorists during his latest South American tour stop in Lima on Sunday.

The Latest: EU slaps sanctions on 17 more North Koreans

The Latest: EU slaps sanctions on 17 more North Koreans

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Latest on North Korea's participation in the Pyeongchang Olympics (all times local):

With 25,339 murders in 2017, Mexico suffers record homicide tally

With 25,339 murders in 2017, Mexico suffers record homicide tally

There were more than 25,000 murders across drug-ravaged Mexico in 2017, the highest annual tally since modern records began, government data showed. Investigators opened 25,339 murder probes last year, up nearly 25 percent from the 2016 tally, interior ministry data released on Saturday showed....

Taliban lays claim to deadly attack on Kabul hotel

Taliban lays claim to deadly attack on Kabul hotel

Taliban militants who killed at least 22 people at a luxury Kabul hotel went from room to room searching for foreigners, survivors and a security source said Monday as more details of the victims emerged. Insurgents armed with Kalashnikovs and suicide vests attacked the landmark Intercontinental...

Serial Stowaway Charged Following Latest Arrest at O`Hare Airport

Serial Stowaway Charged Following Latest Arrest at O`Hare Airport

A 66-year-old woman, who has been arrested several times for sneaking onto planes without a ticket and even a passport, is back at it again. This time she made it from Chicago to London before she was caught.

Service Dog Atlas Meets Pluto During Trip to Disney World

Service Dog Atlas Meets Pluto During Trip to Disney World

Atlas, a golden retriever, even has a stuffed Pluto toy at home.

Senate Republicans Reject Trump's Call To End The Filibuster Rule

Senate Republicans Reject Trump's Call To End The Filibuster Rule

WASHINGTON ― Senate Republicans, including Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, rejected President Donald Trump’s call to get rid of the filibuster to let the GOP to pass legislation without any help from Democrats.

Roe Made Abortions Legal, But It Doesn't Keep Women And Providers Safe

Roe Made Abortions Legal, But It Doesn't Keep Women And Providers Safe

Before 1973′s Roe v. Wade, the problems were dangerous abortions and unequal access to safe abortions.

Jeanette Epps is not the only astronaut NASA has removed from their planned flights

Jeanette Epps is not the only astronaut NASA has removed from their planned flights

On Jan. 18, NASA announced that astronaut Jeanette Epps would not fly, as expected, to the International Space Station in June. The mission would have been historic, since she would have become the first African-American crewmember on the orbiting outpost. The space agency hasn't released any...

The Latest: France tells UN that Syria is at 'a crossroads'

The Latest: France tells UN that Syria is at 'a crossroads'

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on developments in Syria and Turkey's offensive on the Syrian Kurdish enclave of Afrin (all times local):

Women's March Activists Rally In Las Vegas, Vow To Bring Their 'Power To The Polls'

Women's March Activists Rally In Las Vegas, Vow To Bring Their 'Power To The Polls'

Women’s March activists gathered in Las Vegas on Sunday to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the largest single-day protest in U.S. history and to launch a nationwide political action tour.

Bishop tells Russians not to vote for Putin in rare church dissent

Bishop tells Russians not to vote for Putin in rare church dissent

A Russian Orthodox bishop has advised the faithful not to vote for Vladimir Putin when he stands for re-election in March, a nearly unheard of occurrence in the loyal church. The angry statement marked the first time an acting bishop has spoken against supporting the current president, according to...

China's top paper says U.S. forcing China to accelerate South China Sea deployments

China's top paper says U.S. forcing China to accelerate South China Sea deployments

China's top newspaper, decrying Washington as a trouble-maker, said on Monday U.S. moves in the South China Sea like last week's freedom of navigation operation will only cause China to strengthen its deployments in the disputed waterway. China's foreign ministry said the USS...

Private Investigators Say Several People Murdered Canadian Billionaire Couple Barry and Honey Sherman

Private Investigators Say Several People Murdered Canadian Billionaire Couple Barry and Honey Sherman

The suggestion contradicts earlier theories that their deaths were a result of a murder-suicide

The Voices Of Larry Nassar's Victims Made It All The Way To The Women’s March

The Voices Of Larry Nassar's Victims Made It All The Way To The Women’s March

Larry Nassar’s sexual-abuse victims are finally getting more of the attention they so rightfully deserve.

Puigdemont vows to form new Catalan government, escapes EU warrant

Puigdemont vows to form new Catalan government, escapes EU warrant

Ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont on Monday vowed to form a new government despite "threats" from the central government in Madrid, as a Spanish judge refused to re-issue a European warrant for his arrest. "We will not surrender to authoritarianism despite Madrid's...

This Is What The Future Of Legal Weed Looks Like

This Is What The Future Of Legal Weed Looks Like

The green revolution is here ― and it’s mostly black, brown and female.

Student hospitalized after eating Tide Pods

Student hospitalized after eating Tide Pods

Utah State University student ingested detergent.

Leaders to meet with white separatist town official in Maine

Leaders to meet with white separatist town official in Maine

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Leaders in a Maine town said Sunday they will meet with their town manager, who has come under fire for espousing white separatist views.

Anti-Abortion Harassment Goes Way Beyond Picketing Clinics

Anti-Abortion Harassment Goes Way Beyond Picketing Clinics

“Can I pray for you?” a woman asked after I shared my abortion story at the Women’s March Convention in Detroit last year.

Kabul hotel attack: 19 dead, including 14 foreigners, in overnight Taliban siege

Kabul hotel attack: 19 dead, including 14 foreigners, in overnight Taliban siege

At least 19 people were killed during a 13 hour siege after Taliban gunmen in army uniforms stormed a luxury Kabul hotel popular with Afghan officials and foreigners. Eyewitnesses described how the gunmen deliberately targeted foreigners as they rampaged through the six-floor Intercontinental...

Jordan's king tells Pence U.S. must rebuild trust after Jerusalem decision

Jordan's king tells Pence U.S. must rebuild trust after Jerusalem decision

By Jeff Mason AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday he looked to Washington to rebuild "trust and confidence" in moving toward a two-state solution in Israel after President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the country's...

Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters

Philippine volcano explodes, villagers flee back to shelters

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippines' most active volcano ejected a huge column of lava fragments, ash and smoke in a thunderous explosion Monday, sending thousands of villagers back to evacuation centers and prompting a warning that a violent eruption may be imminent.

Paul Ryan Collected $500,000 In Koch Contributions Days After House Passed Tax Law

Paul Ryan Collected $500,000 In Koch Contributions Days After House Passed Tax Law

Just days after the House passed its version of the federal tax law slashing corporate tax rates, House Speaker Paul Ryan collected nearly $500,000 in campaign contributions from billionaire energy mogul Charles Koch and his wife, according to a recent campaign donor report.

Young Mother Becomes 4th Member of Montecito Family Found Dead in Mudslides

Young Mother Becomes 4th Member of Montecito Family Found Dead in Mudslides

The discovery of 28-year-old Faviola Benitez Calderon puts the death toll at 21, with two still missing.

Manifestaciones masivas en la segunda Marcha de las Mujeres

Manifestaciones masivas en la segunda Marcha de las Mujeres

Miles de personas participan en la “Marcha de las mujeres, en Washington, EEUU. EFE

Syria's Assad slams Turkey offensive as 'support for terrorism'

Syria's Assad slams Turkey offensive as 'support for terrorism'

President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday condemned Turkey's offensive against Kurdish militia in the northern Syrian region of Afrin, saying it was part of Ankara's support for extremist groups. Turkey and allied Syrian rebels entered the Afrin region on Sunday, a day after launching their...

Alison Brie Talks Allegations Against Brother-In-Law James Franco At SAG Awards

Alison Brie Talks Allegations Against Brother-In-Law James Franco At SAG Awards

Alison Brie addressed the sexual misconduct allegations waged against her brother-in-law James Franco during a red carpet interview at the 2018 Screen Actors Guild Awards, saying that anyone who “feels victimized should and does have the right to speak out and come forward.”

A Nurse Already Serving a Life Sentence Was Charged With Killing 97 More Patients

A Nurse Already Serving a Life Sentence Was Charged With Killing 97 More Patients

Niels Hoegel was convicted of two murders and two attempted murders in 2015

With just 3 students, small-town high school closing down

With just 3 students, small-town high school closing down

ROCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — With just three students left attending high school here, junior Kimberly Taylor moves from one empty classroom to the next, taking mostly online classes or studying alone.

Trump on Twitter (Jan 22) - Democrats

Trump on Twitter (Jan 22) - Democrats

The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited the statements or confirmed their accuracy. @realDonaldTrump : - The Democrats are turning down services and...

California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopens

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — A coastal California highway swamped by deadly mudslides reopened Sunday after a nearly two-week closure that caused traffic headaches across the region, state officials said.

Paul Ryan Declines To Say If He'll Run For Another Term In Congress

Paul Ryan Declines To Say If He'll Run For Another Term In Congress

House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Sunday he wasn’t planning on leaving Congress any time soon, but he also didn’t disclose whether he will serve another term in the House of Representatives.

Judi Dench Was Up For 'Leading Roll' SAG Award, And Twitter Rolled With It

Judi Dench Was Up For 'Leading Roll' SAG Award, And Twitter Rolled With It

A half-baked SAG Awards graphic on Sunday showed that Judi Dench of “Victoria & Abdul” was among the nominees for outstanding female actor in a “leading roll.”

The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Will Soon Be Armed with Hellfire Missiles

The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Will Soon Be Armed with Hellfire Missiles

The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship will be armed and operational with deck-launched HELLFIRE missiles by 2020, a key step in a sweeping strategic move to expand the attack envelope across the entire fleet of surface ships, senior service officials said. Current HELLFIRE LCS testing and development,...

Mattis heads to Asia to draw a contrast with assertive China

Mattis heads to Asia to draw a contrast with assertive China

US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Sunday began a one-week trip to Asia, hoping to strengthen defense cooperation with Indonesia and Vietnam as regional Chinese military power looms ever larger. "We share the Pacific -- it's an ocean named for peace -- we would like to see it remain...

Neil deGrasse Tyson Has A Haunting Question About Bears

Neil deGrasse Tyson Has A Haunting Question About Bears

Neil deGrasse Tyson is known for using his Twitter account to tackle everything from urgent scientific issues to pop culture.

Turpin family latest: Dead dogs and cats found inside couple's abandoned home, reveals former neighbour

Turpin family latest: Dead dogs and cats found inside couple's abandoned home, reveals former neighbour

The parents accused of shackling and torturing their 13 children, left their former home "waist-deep in filth" and strewn with the bodies of dead dogs and cats, a former neighbour has revealed. David and Louise Turpin were arrested at their home in Perris, California when their...

Brash ex-Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke faces civil trial

Brash ex-Milwaukee sheriff David Clarke faces civil trial

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Former Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke's run-in with a 25-year-old man who shook his head at him while boarding a flight last year is headed to trial.

Senator says FBI lost crucial texts tied to Clinton probe

Senator says FBI lost crucial texts tied to Clinton probe

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation has lost about five months worth of text messages between two staffers who worked on probes into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's emails and possible collusion between Russia and President Donald...

US approves land exchange for road through Alaska refuge

US approves land exchange for road through Alaska refuge

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke signed a land trade agreement Monday that could lead to construction of a road through a national wildlife refuge in Alaska, portraying the exchange as a people-versus-wildlife issue.

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Destroys Expectations, Stock Soars

Netflix, Inc. (NFLX) Destroys Expectations, Stock Soars

Netflix, Inc. (Nasdaq: NFLX) stock catapulted 9 percent higher in after-hours trading on Monday after a blowout fourth-quarter earnings report that showed dramatically more subscriber additions than Wall Street expected. Netflix also surpassed the $100 billion valuation mark in after-hours trading.

Alexander Skarsgård And Jack McBrayer Are The Cutest SAG Awards Dates

Alexander Skarsgård And Jack McBrayer Are The Cutest SAG Awards Dates

Alexander Skarsgård walked away from Sunday night’s SAG Awards with more than just a trophy.

No, the Tax Bill Will Not Help Republicans

No, the Tax Bill Will Not Help Republicans

Republicans passed a bill over the objections of the American people that, in many cases, was designed to hurt their own constituents. Last month, weeks before signing into law the most sweeping changes to corporate and individual tax rates in decades, President Trump promised the tax bill would...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Embraces ‘Saturday Night Live’ Impression

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Embraces ‘Saturday Night Live’ Impression

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg opens up about Kate McKinnon’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ impression of her.

Amazon to open first cashierless shop to public on Monday

Amazon to open first cashierless shop to public on Monday

Online giant Amazon on Monday plans to open a convenience store in Seattle where hungry customers will be able to grab sandwiches and go, without having to wait in line or use a checkout. The American group unveiled the concept for its cashierless "Amazon Go" shop just over a year ago,...

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