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The Latest: Vegas shooting witnesses describe police heroism

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 21:00

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on documents that Las Vegas police released from the investigation into the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history (all times local):

Archaeologists Find 'Holy Grail of Shipwrecks' Carrying Stash Worth Up to $17 Billion

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:35

In 1708, the San José— a Spanish galleon ship carrying a stash of gold, silver and emeralds — sank during a fierce battle against the British in the Caribbean Sea. Now, after sitting at the bottom of the ocean for 310 years, the San José's shipwreck has finally been officially identified, thanks to an analysis of the distinctive bronze cannons that sank with the ship.

US disinvites China from multinational military exercise

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:30

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon said Wednesday it has withdrawn an invitation for China to participate in a multinational naval exercise the U.S. is hosting this summer, a sign of fresh tension between Pacific powers.

How 3-Year-Old Princess Charlotte Took Charge of the Other Kids at the Royal Wedding: 'No, You Can't Go Yet!'

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 13:37

Leave it to Princess Charlotte to secretly run the show on Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s big day.

Syria says Iranian withdrawal not up for discussion

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:53

The withdrawal of Iranian forces from Syria, demanded by the United States, is not up for discussion, a top Syrian official was quoted as saying on Wednesday, adding that Damascus was deciding on its next campaign against rebels. "Whether Iranian forces or Hezbollah withdraw or stay in Syria is not up for discussion because it's the (business) of the Syrian government," Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Mekdad said in an interview with Russia's Sputnik state news agency.

Military Husband Celebrates Gender Reveal With Comrades While Deployed to Japan

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:13

In a cute video, he found out what his wife would be having while 3,000 miles away.

US says ambassador tricked over provocative Jerusalem picture

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 10:06

The US embassy in Israel has said ambassador David Friedman was duped into being pictured receiving a provocative photo of annexed east Jerusalem with the revered Al-Aqsa mosque erased, an episode that provoked Palestinian anger on Wednesday. Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas's adviser for religious affairs, Mahmoud Habbash, called Friedman a "terrorist settler" in comments published by official news agency WAFA. The Palestinian government was unconvinced by the embassy's explanation, with a spokesman calling the incident an example of "reckless and racist arrogance", according to WAFA.

US State department in China reports ‘abnormal' sound like diplomats heard in Cuba

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:43

The State Department has said a US government employee in China reported “subtle...but abnormal” ear pressure, possibly pointing to a similar situation experienced by American diplomats in Cuba. The agency emailed a notice to all US citizens in China about the employee at the consulate in Guangzhou who said there were “subtle and vague, but abnormal, sensations of sound and pressure”. It advised Americans to contact medical professionals if they experience any “unusual auditory or sensory of phenomena accompanied by unusual sounds or piercing noises”.

Trump Praises Tomi Lahren After Restaurant Crowd Tosses Water, Insults

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:41

President Donald Trump swiftly defended Tomi Lahren as an "outstanding and

'SPYGATE': Trump rages on Twitter about the 'Criminal Deep State'

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 09:21

President Trump on Wednesday continued to spread the conspiratorial — and completely unproven — claim that a “spy” was “placed” inside his presidential campaign by the Obama administration and its Department of Justice.

Southern Baptist Leader Who Said Abused Women Should Just Pray Is Removed From Post

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 08:00

A prominent Southern Baptist Church leader who is known to have made

Disney Reveals Opening Seasons For 'Star Wars' Theme Park Lands

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 04:49

Disney's "Star Wars"-themed lands at its California and Florida resorts now

Six Americans injured in Honduras plane crash

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:48

At least six Americans were injured Tuesday when a plane crashed while landing at the Honduran capital's international airport and split in two. The commercial jet from Austin, Texas left the runway and veered into a ditch, Carlos Cordero, deputy head of Honduras's disaster relief agency Copeco told local media. Firefighters arrived at Toncontin airport in Tegucigalpa and used foam to extinguish flames coming from the wreckage.

Dave Grohl Wants To Apologize To The World For ‘Massive Jerk’ Trump

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:42

Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl didn't hold back when asked about President

Judge orders law firm of Stormy Daniels' lawyer to pay $10M

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:33

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge in California ordered a law firm linked to Stormy Daniels' attorney to pay $10 million on Tuesday to a lawyer who claimed that the firm had misstated its profits and that he was owed millions.

Up Close and Personal with the Hawaii Volcano Spewing Lava

Wed, 05/23/2018 - 00:00

ABC News' Matt Gutman is in Hawaii, where Kilauea, the volcano that began erupting almost three weeks ago, exploded again Monday evening.

GOP Candidate Who Pointed Gun At Teenager Advances To Georgia Governor Primary Runoff

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 23:38

A Republican candidate who pointed a gun at a teenager in a campaign ad has

Primaries in Southern states shed light on midterms

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 22:56

ABC News breaks down the night's primary races in Texas, Georgia, Kentucky and Arkansas.

A High School Teacher Beat the House Majority Leader in Kentucky's Republican Primary

Tue, 05/22/2018 - 21:46

Travis Brenda's win follows a wave of education protests by teachers calling for increased pay and other benefits