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01/16/2018 08:23 AM
FBI warned Kushner on Murdoch ex-wife: Report
US officials were concerned that the ex-wife of media magnate Rupert Murdoch -- who owns the newspaper -- was lobbying to push a major Chinese-funded construction project in Washington, a media report said.
01/16/2018 02:29 AM
13 siblings found chained in California home; parents charged
Police made the discovery after a 17-year-old girl escaped the house in Perris, about 70 miles (113 km) east of Los Angeles, and used a cellular phone she had found in the house to call them, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Office said on Monday.
01/16/2018 01:39 AM
Top US general says 'not giving up' on Pakistan ties
The top US military officer, Marine General Joseph Dunford, said on Monday he was committed to the US-Pakistan relationship, which has been strained in recent weeks as Washington piles pressure on Islamabad to crack down on terrorists.
01/15/2018 10:08 AM
The Donald Trump show dazzles and shocks in first year
More than any single policy, it's the style of performance of US President Donald Trump that has captivated and, at times, repulsed the world. He has described himself as a "very stable genius," called other countries "shitholes" and repeatedly threatened his political foes.
01/15/2018 06:43 AM
Missile-alert mistake feeds doubts about a real emergency
Residents and tourists alike remained rattled a day after the mistaken alert was blasted out to cellphones across Hawaii islands with a warning to seek immediate shelter and the ominous statement "This is not a drill."
01/15/2018 05:23 AM
US moves ships, bombers towards Korea ahead of Olympics
The US is beefing up its presence around the Korean Peninsula ahead of next month's Winter Olympics by deploying stealth bombers, at least one extra aircraft carrier and a new amphibious assault ship to the region. The moves represent routine training and scheduled upgrades, according to US military officials.
01/14/2018 07:26 PM
Chelsea Manning files for US Senate bid in Maryland
Chelsea Manning intends to run for the US Senate in Maryland, returning the transgender former soldier to the spotlight after her conviction for leaking classified documents and her early release from military prison.
01/14/2018 04:30 PM
Wave of panic rattles Hawaii after false missile alert
The Hawaii Emergency Management Agency tweeted there was no threat about 10 minutes after the initial alert, but that didn't reach people who aren't on the social media platform. A mobile alert informing of the false alarm didn't reach cellphones until about 40 minutes later.
01/14/2018 06:22 AM
Ballistic missile warning sent in error by Hawaii authorities
State officials and the US military’s Pacific Command confirmed that there was no actual threat to the state. But for more than a half hour, while the agency struggled to retract the warning, panicked Hawaiians scrambled to find shelter.
01/14/2018 03:24 AM
California mudslides death toll rises to 19
Long-range forecasts gave the crews about a week before the next chance of rain â€" and potential new mudslides -- although the precipitation was expected to be disorganised and light. Another system was possible two days later.
01/13/2018 11:13 PM
Hawaii officials mistakenly warn of inbound missile
A false alarm that warned of a ballistic missile headed for Hawaii sent the islands into a panic Saturday, with people abandoning cars in a highway and preparing to flee their homes until officials said the cellphone alert was a mistake.