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Bucket bomber 'had been visited by police multiple times'

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A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "The 25-year-old man was arrested under section 41 of the Terrorism Act at approximately 7.08pm at an address in Newport". He told the Press Association: "He was white, not Arabic, but he wasn't English - there was only one person there". In a statement posted on the force's social media channels, Mr Higgins said the force would maintain a "strong relationship" with communities in an effort to beat terrorism. Read More »

Haley: UN Out of Options on North Korea

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McMaster and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley warned Friday during a press briefing that a military option might be necessary if recent sanctions don't deter North Korea from conducting more missile and nuclear tests. Read More »

Trump, Nikki Haley to share United States spotlight at United Nations gathering

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Haley said Mattis has "plenty of military options" and that President Donald Trump was not making an empty threat in August when he promised to meet North Korea's provocations with "fire and fury". Security Council resolutions might change North Korea's behavior, but that after these measures there's not much more that the diplomatic body can do to punish North Korea. Read More »

Jimmy Kimmel rips Republican health bill for failing 'Kimmel test'

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An analysis done by the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities projects that Arkansas could lose more than $1 billion by 2026 in federal funding under the Graham-Cassidy bill. The bill is named after its two sponsors, Sens. Senators spend a lot of time in airports, and Bill Cassidy was obviously trying to be effici... "I am sorry he does not understand", Cassidy said on CNN , arguing that his bill would in fact protect people with pre-existing conditions , a claim that Kimmel ... Read More »

Iran's Hassan Rouhani hits back at Trump in UNGA speech

She says the deal's preservation is important at a critical time in the world. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has opened the highest-level meeting between USA and Iranian officials since the start of the Trump administration. Under the nuclear deal, Iran surrendered much of its enriched uranium, dismantled a reactor and submitted nuclear sites to United Nations inspection, while Washington and Europe lifted some sanctions. Read More »

Feds Recommend About 2 Years For Weiner In Sexting Case

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Weiner, who will be sentenced on September 25, pleaded guilty in May to transferring obscene material to a minor. Prosecutors disagreed with this reasoning and cited his "dangerous level of denial and a lack of self-control" as for why they think the deserves to spend at least some time in prison. Read More »

Maria Hits Puerto Rico

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There are almost 300,000 Puerto Ricans living in CT. "There's a devastating hurricane heading toward Puerto Rico , and it's going to crush the island". My sister lives in Añasco with my grandmother. "I don't know how to make this any clearer". About 40 percent of the island - 80,000 homes - were without power and flooding was reported in several communities. Read More »

London bomb suspects fostered by British couple

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He added: "As police and our partners do all we can to confront the threat, public vigilance remains as vital as ever". Police continued to search the house in Sunbury nearby but said there were no safety risks to local residents. Griffiths said the Joneses had fostered more than 280 children over the past 30 years. The 37-year-old told the Press Association: "They have been here a lot longer than me. Read More »

Trump on future of Iran nuclear deal: 'You'll see very soon'

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I can tell you the Trump administration would like to see it. "I can say this in ways that people see, and in ways that people don't see", Netanyahu underlined, "so I want to thank you for that". "France will try to persuade President Trump of the importance of this choice", he said ahead of a bilateral meeting between Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron later in the day. Read More »

US warns time is running out for peaceful solution with North Korea

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North Korea will be seated on the front row on Tuesday's UN General Assembly meet. Already North Korea has conducted its sixth and most powerful nuclear test and staged an intermediate-range missile test over Japan . Asked about the President's tweet on ABC's "This Week", national security adviser H.R. McMaster said, "This is where the rockets and missiles are coming from, is North Korea". Read More »

9th nursing home patient dies following Hurricane Irma

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The Broward nursing home defends the indefensible by pointing to calls it made to the governor, which were referred to the appropriate state agencies. Officials throughout Tampa Bay rechecked facilities following the news of the deaths in Broward. Local officials should remain vigilant, but ultimately this is a public health and safety issue for the state. Read More »

Police officers involved in fatal Oklahoma City shooting

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Sgt. Chris Barnes arrived. Two officers investigating a hit-and-run involving Sanchez's father Tuesday night shot Sanchez with a gun and a Taser after he left his front porch and approached them holding a metal pipe. The officer who fired his gun was put on administrative leave. Barnes is being put on paid administrative leave. Medical attention was provided after the shooting but paramedics pronounced Sanchez dead at the scene. Read More »

Mueller asks Trump administration for info on 13 different topics

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Regarding Comey, Mueller has asked for all documents related to meetings between Trump and Comey while Comey served at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, records of any discussions regarding Comey's firing and any documents related to a statement by then-press secretary Sean Spicer made on the night Comey was sacked. Read More »

Parents Not Playing Safe With Car Seats

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Just in time for National Baby Safety Month, the chain store is designating a drop-off spot in its stores for parents to bring in a vehicle seat and in return, will receive a 20 percent coupon off their next auto seat purchase. Safety experts recommend all children ride in the back seat until 13 years of age. According to SaveMoLives.com, 29 percent of those children were not restrained in a vehicle seat or with a seat belt. Read More »

At least one shot at Mattoon high school shooting

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Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 confirmed the casualty at Mattoon High School on its Facebook page. Stay with WAND-TV for the latest on this developing story. "We are saddened that this event has happened and we will provide counseling to students in need", the district said on its website . Mattoon is about 50 miles south of Champaign. Read More »

Hurricane Maria strengthens as it nears Caribbean islands

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Other Leeward Islands are now under hurricane warnings , including Guadeloupe , Dominica , St. Kitts , Nevis and Montserrat. We expect to feel storm winds, tropical storm winds, since Tuesday up until late on Thursday. Before all is said and done, Maria could become the first hurricane in 85 years to land as a direct hit on Puerto Rico . The hurricane centre said Maria is about 590 miles (950 kms) east-southeast of the Lesser Antilles. Read More »

What President Trump should say (but won't) at the UN

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He announces that transgender individuals may no longer serve openly in the USA military ... with a time delay and a pretense of wiggle room for the secretary of Defense. The organizers note that fatalism can be tempting, especially as we are bombarded by news about the scale of the climate change threat, but that it is ultimately counterproductive. Read More »

Penn State's Franklin says he wasn't icing the kicker

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And it worked. Georgia State's kicker missed the field goal. He called timeout, apparently to ice the kicker . Another caller tried to explain how Penn State had its fourth-string defense on the field and that Franklin didn't want to embarrass his team by having a non-field-goal block team on the field. Read More »