Viral video captures dramatic rescue of 2 crash victims in pickup truck in California

A handful of good Samaritans came to the rescue of two crash victims trapped inside their vehicle on a busy California highway after it was rammed into and flipped on its side, authorities and a relative said Wednesday. In a … Continue reading Viral video captures dramatic rescue of 2 crash victims in pickup truck in California

‘World should know what is happening’ to children in ICE detention: Mother testifies

A woman who is suing the U.S. government because her daughter died after they were held in federal custody, testified before Congress on Wednesday, at a hearing aimed at reviewing conditions at border facilities amid increased criticism of the conditions … Continue reading ‘World should know what is happening’ to children in ICE detention: Mother testifies

Acosta defends his role in Epstein plea deal, offers no apology to victims

Labor Secretary Alex Acosta on Wednesday defended his decision to negotiate a plea deal with convicted financier Jeffrey Epstein in a 2008 case in Florida that allowed him to serve a shorter sentence on state charges of prostitution. Alex Brandon/AP … Continue reading Acosta defends his role in Epstein plea deal, offers no apology to victims

DC sues Marriott over resort fees, alleging ‘price deception’

Washington D.C. is suing Marriott for alleged “price deception” in its practice of charging “resort fees” that aren’t disclosed to customers upfront when they are booking their rooms. D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine filed a lawsuit against the world’s largest … Continue reading DC sues Marriott over resort fees, alleging ‘price deception’

Tropical system threatens Louisiana with flooding: ‘We all need to take this very, very seriously’

A tropical system developing in the Gulf of Mexico could bring the first threat of this year’s hurricane season to the United States. Interested in Weather? Add Weather as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Weather … Continue reading Tropical system threatens Louisiana with flooding: ‘We all need to take this very, very seriously’

Appeals court sides with President Trump, dismisses ’emoluments’ lawsuit involving his DC hotel.

A federal appeals court on Wednesday handed President Donald Trump a legal victory, dismissing a lawsuit accusing the president of illegally profiting from his Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., by accepting money from foreign governments. Interested in Donald Trump? … Continue reading Appeals court sides with President Trump, dismisses ’emoluments’ lawsuit involving his DC hotel.

UK Ambassador to the US Kim Darroch quits over leaked cables criticizing Donald Trump

The U.K. ambassador to the United States has quit in the midst of a scandal caused by comments he made about President Donald Trump that were leaked to the British media. Interested in United Kingdom? Add United Kingdom as an … Continue reading UK Ambassador to the US Kim Darroch quits over leaked cables criticizing Donald Trump

‘Start Here’: Calls for Trump’s labor secretary to resign over Epstein case, Obamacare in court, Perot dies at 89

It’s Wednesday, July 10, 2019. Let’s start here. Interested in Start Here Morning Briefing ? Add Start Here Morning Briefing as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Start Here Morning Briefing news, video, and analysis from … Continue reading ‘Start Here’: Calls for Trump’s labor secretary to resign over Epstein case, Obamacare in court, Perot dies at 89