Retired United States Army lieutenant colonel and longtime Fox News analyst Ralph Peters recently severed ties with the network, which he accused on Tuesday of “wittingly harming our system of government for profit.”
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The suspected Austin bomber is dead after terrorizing Texas’ capital city for three weeks. And in the end the manhunt wasn’t cracked by hundreds of phoned-in tips, the big pot of reward money or police pleading to the bomber through TV.
Peru’s President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered to resign on Wednesday after vote-buying allegations ensnared his centre-right government on the eve of an impeachment vote, capping months of political turmoil in one of Latin America’s most stable economies. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
By Daren Butler DIYARBAKIR, Turkey (Reuters) – Tens of thousands of Turkish Kurds turned an annual cultural festival into a rare mass political protest on Wednesday against the government’s two-month-old military campaign against a Kurdish militia in neighboring Syria. At a rally to mark the spring festival of Newroz in the southern city of Diyarbakir, demonstrators said Ankara risked provoking violence at home if it pressed on with its Syria offensive. The event was the first major public demonstration against the campaign in Syria, in which the Turkish army has battled a Kurdish militia, the YPG, which
At least one man injured at Goodwill store Tuesday night in latest of string of package explosions in Texas. #Tucker
For residents of Pflugerville, the fear brought on by the spate of recent bombings will take some time to disappear, not least because their quiet suburb about 20 miles from downtown Austin has become the centre of a massive police operation. Detectives and federal agents have flooded two streets connected to the serial bombing suspect Mark Anthony Conditt, one containing his home and the other his parents’. One neighbour, Debbie Alexander, who has lived in the hamlet for nearly 20 years, happened upon today’s scene of black SUVs, ambulances and police officers on her morning walk.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday tweeted a bizarre and ominous defense of
Donald Trump’s homeland security chief Kirstjen Nielsen has said it is a priority to protect the country’s elections amid accusations the president is showing “no sense of urgency” over the threat. In a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, legislators attacked Mr Trump’s response to findings by the US intelligence community that Russia meddled in the US’s 2016 presidential election. During the hearing, which was held to examine Mr Trump’s efforts to improve election security ahead of the midterms in November, Republican Senator Susan Collins expressed concern to DHS Secretary Ms Nielsen about the department’s sluggishness in getting security clearances
President Donald Trump did not follow specific warnings from his national security advisers when he congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin Tuesday on his re-election, including a section in his briefing materials in all-capital letters stating “DO NOT CONGRATULATE,” according to officials familiar with the call. Mr Trump also chose not to heed talking points from aides instructing him to condemn Putin about the recent poisoning of a former Russian spy in the United Kingdom with a powerful nerve agent, a case that both the British and US governments have blamed on Moscow. The President’s conversation with Putin, which
Data firm Cambridge Analytica stole data from 50 million unsuspecting Facebook users, according to a whistleblower, in an attempt to influence American voters in the 2016 election.