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  • Trump offers support for US intel agencies following Putin news conference

    President Donald Trump voiced support Tuesday for US intelligence agencies, a day after he refused to accept their findings on Russia's election meddling over the denials of Russian President Vladimir Putin, and vowed to take action to prevent further interference.

  • MGM Resorts denies liability for Las Vegas shooting, asks courts for protection from lawsuits

    The owner of the Mandalay Bay hotel says it bears no liability in last year's Las Vegas concert massacre and is asking the courts to extend it federal protections that shield companies who provide anti-terrorism products and services to civilians.

  • Lawsuit alleges diving coach forced athletes into sex, says USA Diving failed to report him to police

    A lawsuit accuses USA Diving, the sport's governing body, of failing to protect its athletes after a diving coach was alleged to be sexually abusing female athletes.

  • 11-year-old girl in India raped by 17 men since January, police say

    An 11-year-old girl from the Indian city of Chennai was raped by 17 different men who worked in the building she lived in, local authorities said on Tuesday.

  • Trump surprised at fierce criticism of Putin news conference

    By Kevin Liptak, CNN President Donald Trump was upbeat immediately after his news conference with Vladimir Putin in Finland, but by the time he returned stateside on Monday evening, his mood had soured considerably amid sustained fury at his extraordinary embrace of the Russian leader. Now, his aides are wondering how he’ll respond to anger from even his staunchest supporters after he sided with Putin over US intelligence agencies investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election. The White House said Trump […]

  • Big-budget Chinese film flops, yanked from theaters after opening weekend

    One of China's most highly anticipated summer movies was pulled from Chinese theaters after flopping at the box office on its opening weekend.

  • It’s World Emoji Day! 😁 Which is your favorite?

    It’s World Emoji Day! Which is your favorite? Redheads, superheroes and lobsters will rejoice when they see the latest emojis coming to Apple iPhones and iPads. Apple previewed some of its 70 new emojis on Monday. The unveiling marked an early start to Tuesday’s World Emoji Day, a four-year-old holiday that celebrates the popular, wee cartoons. (It’s a busy week for technology-themed pseudo holidays — Amazon Prime Day started Monday afternoon.) The new emojis arrive later this year in an […]

  • READ: The full Trump-Putin news conference transcript

     US President Donald Trump held a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, after he spent about two hours in a room alone with Putin, save for a pair of interpreters.

  • Suspect in possible serial killings in Houston is now in custody

    Houston police are asking for the public's help in tracking down a man who they say is armed, extremely dangerous and a possible serial killer.

  • NYPD to DOJ: If you don’t act in Eric Garner death, we’ll start our disciplinary proceedings for cops

    NEW YORK — The New York Police Department on Monday said it will go ahead with disciplinary proceedings against the officer seen holding Eric Garner in a chokehold if the US Department of Justice doesn’t announce by the end of August whether it will press federal charges. Tuesday will mark four years since Garner died after police attempted to arrest the 43-year-old father of six for allegedly selling cigarettes illegally in Staten Island. Video of the incident shows officer Daniel […]

  • Top Republicans in Congress break with Trump over Putin comments

    By Lauren Fox, CNN After President Donald Trump’s stunning news conference Monday next to Russian President Vladimir Putin, members of Congress — including some powerful Republicans — were quick to rebuke Trump’s performance on the world stage and Trump’s refusal to call Putin out for interfering in the US election. House Speaker Paul Ryan contradicted several comments Trump made during his Helsinki news conference, most notably backing the US intelligence community assessment that Russia meddled with the US 2016 presidential election. […]

  • 23 injured when lava bomb hits Hawaii tour boat

    HAWAII COUNTY –  A lava bomb hit a tour boat on Monday morning in Hawaii, injuring 23 people, the Hawaii County Fire Department said. The lava punctured the boat’s roof and it returned to Wailoa Harbor, the fire department said. Three of the injured were taken to Hilo Medical Center; two were reported in stable condition, the other in serious condition. One of the passengers in stable condition is a woman in her 20s with a fractured femur, authorities said. […]