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Man charged with beheading father carried photos of federal buildings, bomb plans, DA says

Man charged with beheading father carried photos of federal buildings, bomb plans, DA says

Philadelphia Feb 15, 2024 / 3:28 pm

The suburban Philadelphia man charged with decapitating his father and posting a video online in which he held up the severed head had a device with photos of...

FBI informant charged with lying about Joe and Hunter Biden's ties to Ukrainian energy company

FBI informant charged with lying about Joe and Hunter Biden's ties to Ukrainian energy company

United States Feb 15, 2024 / 3:25 pm

An FBI informant has been charged with lying to his handler about ties between President Joe Biden, his son Hunter and a Ukrainian energy company. Alexander...

In fiery testimony, Fani Willis hits back at misconduct claims that threaten future of Trump case

In fiery testimony, Fani Willis hits back at misconduct claims that threaten future of Trump case

United States Feb 15, 2024 / 3:25 pm

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis took the witness stand Thursday and forcefully pushed back against what she described as “lies” about...

Russia has obtained a 'troubling' emerging anti-satellite weapon, the White House says

Russia has obtained a 'troubling' emerging anti-satellite weapon, the White House says

Russia Feb 15, 2024 / 11:34 am

The White House on Thursday publicly confirmed on Thursday that Russia’s has obtained a “troubling” emerging anti-satellite weapon but said it...

Judge sets March trial date in Donald Trump's New York hush-money case

Judge sets March trial date in Donald Trump's New York hush-money case

New York Feb 15, 2024 / 7:12 am

UPDATE 7:12 a.m. Donald Trump’s hush-money trial will go ahead as scheduled with jury selection starting on March 25, a judge ruled Thursday, turning...

Gunfire at Chiefs' Super Bowl celebration kills 1 and wounds nearly two dozen, including children

Gunfire at Chiefs' Super Bowl celebration kills 1 and wounds nearly two dozen, including children

Kansas City Feb 15, 2024 / 6:36 am

A historic railway station on the edge of downtown Kansas City became the latest backdrop for a mass shooting as gunfire near the end of the Kansas City...

6 people are killed, 18 injured by a missile strike in the Russian city of Belgorod, officials say

6 people are killed, 18 injured by a missile strike in the Russian city of Belgorod, officials say

Russia Feb 15, 2024 / 5:37 am

A missile strike on the Russian city of Belgorod near the Ukraine border on Thursday killed six people, including a child, and injured 18 others, a Russian...

Israeli forces storm main hospital in southern Gaza after prolonged standoff and partial evacuation

Israeli forces storm main hospital in southern Gaza after prolonged standoff and partial evacuation

Gaza Feb 15, 2024 / 5:31 am

Israeli forces stormed the main hospital in southern Gaza on Thursday, hours after Israeli fire killed a patient and wounded six others inside the complex. The...

House Intelligence Committee chair delivers cryptic warning of a serious national security threat

House Intelligence Committee chair delivers cryptic warning of a serious national security threat

United States Feb 14, 2024 / 6:35 pm

The Republican head of the House Intelligence Committee urged the Biden administration on Wednesday to declassify information about what he called a serious...

Jared Kushner, former Trump adviser, defends business dealings with Saudi Arabia

Jared Kushner, former Trump adviser, defends business dealings with Saudi Arabia

United States Feb 14, 2024 / 5:25 pm

Jared Kushner, Donald Trump’s former White House adviser and his son-in-law, defended on Tuesday his business dealings after leaving government with the...

1 dead, 8 to 10 people injured after shooting near Chiefs parade, official says

1 dead, 8 to 10 people injured after shooting near Chiefs parade, official says

Kansas City Feb 14, 2024 / 3:29 pm

UPDATE 3:28 p.m. A blast of gunfire killed one person and injured several others outside a landmark railroad station in Kansas City, Mo., where the NFL champion...

Erratic weather fueled by climate change will worsen locust outbreaks, study finds

Erratic weather fueled by climate change will worsen locust outbreaks, study finds

Kenya Feb 14, 2024 / 11:07 am

Extreme wind and rain may lead to bigger and worse desert locust outbreaks, with human-caused climate change likely to intensify the weather patterns and cause...

German man arrested in Russia for allegedly smuggling cannabis gummies

German man arrested in Russia for allegedly smuggling cannabis gummies

Moscow Feb 14, 2024 / 9:49 am

A Moscow court on Wednesday remanded a German citizen into custody after his arrest over possession of cannabis gummies and accusations of smuggling drugs,...

Three officers are shot in Washington as district deals with sharp rise in violent crime

Three officers are shot in Washington as district deals with sharp rise in violent crime

Washington Feb 14, 2024 / 6:31 am

Three police officers have been shot in Washington and their injuries appear to be non-life-threatening, authorities said Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police...

Democrat Tom Suozzi wins New York race to succeed George Santos in Congress

Democrat Tom Suozzi wins New York race to succeed George Santos in Congress

New York Feb 14, 2024 / 5:49 am

Democrat Tom Suozzi won a special election for a U.S. House seat in New York on Tuesday, coming out on top in a politically mixed suburban district in a victory...

Ukrainian military says it sank a Russian landing ship in the Black Sea

Ukrainian military says it sank a Russian landing ship in the Black Sea

Black Sea Feb 14, 2024 / 5:45 am

Ukraine's military said Wednesday it used naval drones to sink a Russian landing ship in the Black Sea, a report that has not been confirmed by Russian...

Japan space agency says test flight for new flagship rocket is rescheduled for Saturday

Japan space agency says test flight for new flagship rocket is rescheduled for Saturday

Japan Feb 14, 2024 / 5:30 am

Japan’s space agency says its new flagship H3 rocket will have a second test flight on Saturday, two days later than an initially planned liftoff that was...

Police confirm identity of 101st victim of huge Maui wildfire

Police confirm identity of 101st victim of huge Maui wildfire

Maui Feb 13, 2024 / 9:18 pm

The death toll from the wildfire that destroyed the historic Hawaii town of Lahaina in August rose to 101 on Tuesday after Maui police confirmed the identity of...

Charlotte, a stingray with no male companion, is pregnant in her mountain aquarium

Charlotte, a stingray with no male companion, is pregnant in her mountain aquarium

North Carolina Feb 13, 2024 / 7:07 pm

Charlotte, a rust-colored stingray the size of a serving platter, has spent much of her life gliding around the confines of a storefront aquarium in North...

GOP-led House impeaches Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas over border management

GOP-led House impeaches Homeland Security Secretary Mayorkas over border management

United States Feb 13, 2024 / 7:06 pm

The U.S. House voted Tuesday to impeach Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, with the Republican majority determined to punish the Biden...

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