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Birds drunk on berries wreak havoc in Minnesota town

Birds drunk on berries wreak havoc in Minnesota town

Police in Gilbert, Minnesota, are warning residents about a group of youthful residents unable to handle their alcohol. They’ve been drifting around town looking disoriented, narrowly avoiding getting hit by cars. But these aren’t teenagers getting drunk. Instead, it’s the local bird population. “The Gilbert Police Department has received several reports of birds that appear […]

South Carolina: Four police officers shot, suspect in custody

South Carolina: Four police officers shot, suspect in custody

Image copyright EPA One police officer has been shot dead and another three injured in South Carolina, officials say. The officer died of his injuries in the incident in Vintage Place, Florence. The condition of the others is unknown. They were responding to a call for help by fellow officers of the sheriff’s office when […]

Trump Directed Legal Action to Enforce Stormy Daniels's Hush Agreement

Trump Directed Legal Action to Enforce Stormy Daniels's Hush Agreement

President Trump personally directed an effort in February to stop Stormy Daniels from publicly describing an alleged sexual encounter with Mr. Trump, people familiar with the events say. In a phone call, Mr. Trump instructed his then-lawyer Michael Cohen to seek a restraining order against the former adult-film actress, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, […]

'You're not thinking. You never do,' Trump tells a female reporter

'You're not thinking. You never do,' Trump tells a female reporter

It was supposed to be a triumphant Rose Garden news conference for President Trump. The United States, Canada and Mexico had reached a new trade deal, an update of the decades-old NAFTA, which he has deemed a “disaster.” Then, as has been known to happen during Trump’s news conferences, things took a turn. He opened […]

Car explodes in Allentown, Pennsylvania; 3 dead, coroner says

Car explodes in Allentown, Pennsylvania; 3 dead, coroner says

Three people were killed after a car exploded Saturday night in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania, including the likely perpetrator, authorities said Sunday. Authorities released no information about the cause of Saturday’s blast, including whether it was a bomb. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday. “We know there’s been a criminal incident,” District Attorney James Martin told […]

Details of FBI's Kavanaugh Inquiry Show Its Restricted Range

Details of FBI's Kavanaugh Inquiry Show Its Restricted Range

The bureau will investigate aspects of the allegations made by Dr. Blasey, Ms. Swetnick and a third woman, Deborah Ramirez. She has said Judge Kavanaugh exposed himself to her during their freshman year at Yale. Ms. Ramirez’s lawyer, John Clune, said on Saturday that the F.B.I. had “reached out to interview Ms. Ramirez, and she […]

Hurricane Rosa poses risk of flash floods to eastern California, Las Vegas, Arizona

Hurricane Rosa poses risk of flash floods to eastern California, Las Vegas, Arizona

Swells generated by the hurricane were also expected to produce life-threatening surf and rip currents off Southern California. In Los Angeles and Orange counties, surf could build up to 8 feet high by late Saturday, and up to 10 feet on Sunday and Monday on beaches facing the south. Sneaker waves could inundate beaches, and […]

House Republicans to Meet Privately with Rod Rosenstein

House Republicans to Meet Privately with Rod Rosenstein

House Republicans plan to privately question the deputy attorney general, Rod J. Rosenstein, about discussions last year where he suggested secretly taping President Trump to expose a chaotic White House and removing him from office under the 25th Amendment. Mr. Rosenstein and Representative Robert W. Goodlatte, Republican of Virginia and chairman of the House Judiciary […]

Amber Alert Issued for 12-Year-Old Girl Missing From NY; Abductor May Be Heading to City

Amber Alert Issued for 12-Year-Old Girl Missing From NY; Abductor May Be Heading to City

What to Know An Amber Alert has been issued for a 12-year-old girl who may have been abducted in Hudson Falls Wednesday Authorities believe her abductor or abductors may be headed to New York City; she was last seen wearing light red jeans and a white tank top Police are searching for a red, two-door […]

Texas Executes Troy Clark, Who Claimed Innocence to the Last

Texas Executes Troy Clark, Who Claimed Innocence to the Last

Photo: Pat Sullivan (AP) The state of Texas killed Troy Clark at 6:15 p.m. local time Wednesday night, in the state’s death chamber in Huntsville. During his initial trial and 18 years of appeals, prosecutors did not introduce any physical evidence linking Clark to the crime he was convicted of, instead relying on testimony from […]