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Remove 'legacy of shame' toward women, Irish leader says as nation holds abortion vote DUBLIN — Prime Minister Leo Varadkar urged people voting in Ireland's abortion referendum to remove the country's "legacy of shame" over the way it has treated women by overturning an abortion ban that has fiercely divided this Catholic nation. "If we  Palestinians look to Arab governments for help. But they have other concerns There has been no shortage of dramatic images from the Gaza Strip in recent weeks as Palestinian protesters have faced off against the Israeli military. Crowds of demonstrators rushing the border fence. Israeli soldiers using tear gas and live fire to  Police find $28m cash in raids linked to Malaysia ex-PM Najib Malaysian police say they found $28.6m (£21.3m) in cash stuffed in bags during a search of several apartments linked to ousted leader Najib Razak. The raids were related to an investigation into state development fund 1MDB, from which billions of  Police find $28m cash in raids linked to Malaysia ex-PM Najib Malaysian police say they found $28.6m (£21.3m) in cash stuffed in bags during a search of several apartments linked to ousted leader Najib Razak. The raids were related to an investigation into state development fund 1MDB, from which billions of  US Websites Go Dark in Europe as GDPR Data Rules Kick In BRUSSELS—Europe's new privacy law took effect Friday, causing high-profile websites to suspend access across the region as data-protection regulators prepare to brandish their new enforcement powers. Tronc Inc., TRNC -3.54% publisher of the Los ...  Record fetanyl bust in Nebraska finds enough doses to kill about 26 million people (CNN) Nebraska State Patrol seized nearly 120 pounds of the drug fentanyl -- enough to kill about 26 million people. On Thursday, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts announced a bust considered the largest one in the state's history and one of the largest ...  Trump Administration Resumes Pressure Campaign on North Korea President Donald Trump's decision to cancel his planned summit with Kim Jong Un shifts the U.S. approach to North Korea away from a monthslong rapprochement and back to a campaign of military and economic pressure. Mr. Trump signaled the shift on ...  MH17: Russia 'liable' for downing airliner over Ukraine Australia and the Netherlands say they are holding Russia responsible for downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet in 2014. All 298 people on board MH17, which was en route from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, died when it was shot down over rebel-held ...  Netherlands, Australia hold Russia responsible in MH17 downing: Dutch cabinet THE HAGUE (Reuters) - The Netherlands said on Friday it held the Russian state responsible for what it called its role in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight 17 in July 2014 that killed all 298 aboard. FILE PHOTO: Dutch police officer Wilbert  Iran sets end of May deadline to see EU measures to save nuclear deal VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran wants European powers to present it with measures by the end of May to compensate it for the United States abandoning the 2015 nuclear deal, a senior official said on Friday, and Tehran would decide within weeks whether to quit ...  Iran sets end of May deadline to see EU measures to save nuclear deal VIENNA (Reuters) - Iran wants European powers to present it with measures by the end of May to compensate it for the United States abandoning the 2015 nuclear deal, a senior official said on Friday, and Tehran would decide within weeks whether to quit ...  Ireland votes in "once-in-a-generation" abortion referendum DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland began voting on Friday in an abortion referendum that could be a milestone on a path of change in a country that, only two decades ago, was one of Europe's most socially conservative. Polls suggest Irish voters are set to  Harvey Weinstein will be charged with rape, source says New York (CNN) Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to New York police Friday morning on charges that he raped one woman and forced another to perform oral sex on him, a source familiar with the investigation told CNN. Manhattan prosecutors will ...  Bombing at Ontario Indian Restaurant Leaves 15 Injured MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — Two people bombed an Indian restaurant outside Toronto on Thursday night, injuring 15 people, four of them critically, officials said. The blast happened around 10:30 p.m. at the Bombay Bhel restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario, ...  Morgan Freeman Dropped From Marketing Campaigns After Harassment Accusations At least two organizations have decided to drop Morgan Freeman after eight women accused him of inappropriate behavior and sexual harassment. Women who previously worked with the Oscar-winning actor told CNN that he repeatedly made comments ...  Steve Kerr: 'I feel great about where we are right now' despite Game 5 loss HOUSTON -- The Golden State Warriors are one loss away from elimination, but yet they sound as if they're the ones who are a single victory away from advancing to the NBA Finals. "I feel great about where we are right now," Warriors coach Steve Kerr  Polls open in landmark Irish referendum to repeal abortion ban (CNN) Voters in Ireland are casting their ballots in a landmark referendum to decide whether to remove a constitutional amendment that bans abortion in almost all circumstances. Polling stations across 40 constituencies in the republic opened at 7 a.m  Rachel Dolezal, the white woman who posed as black, charged with welfare fraud Former NAACP official Rachel Dolezal, a white woman who posed as African American for years, is now facing charges of welfare fraud after investigators say she illegally received thousands of dollars in public assistance. ['Are you an African American?  US Attacks That Killed 'Hundreds' of Russians and Syrians Detailed in New Report New details have emerged regarding clashes between a U.S.-led coalition and an alliance of Syrian and Russian forces fighting on behalf of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a new, dramatic report. Citing interviews and documents obtained by the ...  Ireland's Abortion Vote Becomes a Test for Facebook and Google DUBLIN — Craig Dwyer recently sat in an office above a convenience store in downtown Dublin, scrolling through a database he had compiled of hundreds of online ads that have popped up about Ireland's abortion referendum on Friday. Mr. Dwyer, who ...  Toddler Dies a Day After Her Mother was Killed by Alleged Street Racer as They Crossed the Road An Ohio mother and her 21-month-old daughter are dead after they were run over by a teen allegedly racing another car in Florida. Jessica Raubenolt, 24, was pushing her daughter Lillia in a stroller across the street on Wednesday when a Ford Mustang ...  Toddler Dies a Day After Her Mother was Killed by Alleged Street Racer as They Crossed the Road An Ohio mother and her 21-month-old daughter are dead after they were run over by a teen allegedly racing another car in Florida. Jessica Raubenolt, 24, was pushing her daughter Lillia in a stroller across the street on Wednesday when a Ford Mustang ...  Armed bystander fatally shoots gunman who opened fire in Oklahoma City restaurant A bystander fatally shot a gunman who opened fire inside an Oklahoma City restaurant Thursday evening, injuring multiple people, police said. The unidentified shooter entered Louie's Grill & Bar, located on the water at Lake Hefner, and started  Chris Paul's status for Game 6 in question after hamstring injury HOUSTON -- Rockets star guard Chris Paul exited Game 5 of the Western Conference finals in the last minute after hurting his right hamstring. Editor's Picks. Houston overcomes Harden's off-night to push the champs to the brink. James Harden shot 5-for  Chris Paul's status for Game 6 in question after hamstring injury HOUSTON -- Rockets star guard Chris Paul exited Game 5 of the Western Conference finals Thursday in the last minute after hurting his right hamstring. Editor's Picks. Houston overcomes Harden's off night to push the champs to the brink. James Harden  Apple blocks Steam's plan to extend its video games to iPhones (Reuters) - Apple Inc has blocked the plans of the biggest distributor of PC-based video games to extend its reach into iPhones, according to the game distributor, a sign that Apple is serious about protecting its ability to take a cut of digital  The Houston Rockets are one win away from the NBA Finals The Houston Rockets are now just one win away from something they've been chasing all season, a trip to the NBA Finals. They've pushed this series to 3-2 after an absolutely huge win at home. This one was close throughout as both teams traded blows the ...  Taiwan slams China after Burkina Faso cuts ties (CNN) Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen accused China of "serial acts of suppression" and "dollar diplomacy" after Burkina Faso became the second country in a month to break off diplomatic ties with the island in favor of Beijing. The move by the African ...  Netflix is now worth more than Disney and Comcast Shares of Netflix (NFLX) were up Thursday even as Disney (DIS), Comcast (CMCSA) and the broader market fell. Netflix's market value is now $153.1 billion. Disney's market cap as of Thursday afternoon was $152 billion. (But Disney regained the crown by ...  NJ Teacher Killed in School Bus Crash During Class Trip Laid to Rest The teacher killed in a school bus crash last week in New Jersey has been laid to rest, one week after the horrific wreck that claimed her life. The funeral for 51-year-old Jennifer Williamson-Kennedy was held at Our Lady of Visitation R.C. Church in  A California Republican Said People Should Be Allowed To Refuse To Sell Their Homes To Gay People A powerful congressman from California has come under fire and lost a major endorsement after suggesting that homeowners should be allowed to refuse to sell their property to people because of their sexual orientation. Republican Rep. Dana Rohrabacher ...  Trump administration nominates immigration hard-liner for migration post at State Department Washington (CNN) The Trump administration has tapped immigration hard-liner Ronald Mortensen to be the assistant secretary of state for the Bureau of Population, Refugees and Migration. Mortensen, a fellow at the Center for Immigration Studies, ...  Hey Alexa, come clean about how much you're really recording us We're learning an important lesson about cutting-edge voice technology: Amazon's Alexa is always listening. So are Google's Assistant and Apple's Siri. Putting live microphones in our homes has always been an out-there idea. But tech companies ...  Border Patrol union calls Trump's National Guard deployment 'colossal waste' A month after President Trump called for sending National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, the head of the national Border Patrol union called the deployment "a colossal waste of resources." "We have seen no benefit," said Brandon Judd  Democrat running for Iowa governor quits after sex allegations (Reuters) - A Democratic candidate among front-runners in the race for Iowa governor dropped out on Thursday after accusations of sexual misconduct by three women. State Senator Nate Boulton, 38, was among six Democrats vying for the gubernatorial ...  Prince William's trip to Israel, West Bank is history in the making: All the details No British royal has made an official visit to Israel in 70 years; now Prince William will spend five days in Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian territories in June. Loading… Post to Facebook. Prince William's trip to Israel, West Bank is history in  Rachel Dolezal, who posed as a black woman, charged with welfare fraud Rachel Dolezal, the ex-NAACP chapter leader in Washington who caused national outrage after it was revealed she's a white woman posing as black, has been charged with welfare fraud. Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, ...  Live Blog: Gunman dead, others injured after shooting at restaurant near Lake Hefner OKLAHOMA CITY – Police are investigating a shooting at a restaurant near Lake Hefner. Officials say several people were shot and one was injured while running from the scene. Two of those shot are at the hospital undergoing surgery, police say. Police  Suspect dead, several hurt in restaurant shooting A suspect was shot and killed by a civilian following a shooting at Louie's Grill & Bar at Lake Hefner. Police officials say at two other people, an adult female and a juvenile female, were rushed to the hospital with gunshot wounds. Advertisement. One  Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link game streaming app over 'business conflicts' Valve's game streaming service Steam Link won't be coming to iOS today, despite a successful Android beta launch earlier this month. According to the official Steam Database Twitter account, Apple rejected the Steam Link app over apparent “business ...  Apple rejects Valve's Steam Link game streaming app over 'business conflicts' Valve's game streaming service Steam Link won't be coming to iOS today, despite a successful Android beta launch earlier this month. According to the official Steam Database Twitter account, Apple rejected the Steam Link app over apparent “business ...  Rachel Dolezal, former NAACP leader who posed as black, accused of welfare fraud A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was outed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud. Rachel Dolezal, who legally changed her name to Nkechi Diallo in 2016, was charged this ...  As Former SEAL Receives Medal of Honor, a Controversy Is Reignited President Trump presented the Medal of Honor to Britt K. Slabinski, a former member of SEAL Team 6, on Thursday.CreditDoug Mills/The New York Times. By Emily Cochrane. May 24, 2018. WASHINGTON — Britt K. Slabinski, a former senior chief petty ...  Kanye West Spent $85000 on Photo of Whitney Houston's Drug-Covered Bathroom for Pusha T's Album Kanye West is once again courting controversy. On Tuesday, the “Power” rapper, 40, revealed the new cover art for Pusha T's upcoming album DAYTONA – which West produced. The new release's cover features a contentious photograph of Whitney ...  Kanye West Spent $85000 on Photo of Whitney Houston's Drug-Covered Bathroom for Pusha T's Album Kanye West is once again courting controversy. On Tuesday, the “Power” rapper, 40, revealed the new cover art for Pusha T's upcoming album DAYTONA – which West produced. The new release's cover features a contentious photograph of Whitney ...  Driver caught on video mocking Asian man in road rage incident A angry motorist caught mocking Asians in an altercation that was recorded on camera won't be charged, police said. James Ahn, shared video of his encounter with the woman — whose name police are not releasing — in a Facebook post Monday.  A trip to meet her online boyfriend in Shanghai ended in drug charges. And now a death sentence. Shanghai had been a disappointment. The 54-year-old Australian grandmother had traveled to China in 2014 in hopes of meeting her boyfriend, a man she'd met online years before who claimed to be Capt. Daniel Smith, a U.S. service member. She had ...  A trip to meet her online boyfriend in Shanghai ended in drug charges. And now a death sentence. Shanghai had been a disappointment. The 54-year-old Australian grandmother had traveled to China in 2014 in hopes of meeting her boyfriend, a man she'd met online years before who claimed to be Capt. Daniel Smith, a U.S. service member. She had ...  Pushing the stroller, mashing the gas pedal: Mother and child die on Bayshore TAMPA — Jessica Raubenolt seized on the sunshine and blue sky at midday Wednesday to take her daughter out in the stroller for a walk along scenic Bayshore Boulevard. Visiting from Ohio, the family had been cursed by rain all week. At the same time, ...  Bayshore race claims two lives: child dies day after mother's death TAMPA — Jessica Raubenolt seized on the sunshine and blue sky at midday Wednesday to take her daughter out in the stroller for a walk along scenic Bayshore Boulevard. Visiting from Ohio, the family had been cursed by rain all week. At the same time, ...  No illusions as Iran nuclear deal countries look to future without US VIENNA (Reuters) - Nations that remain in the Iran nuclear deal meet on Friday for the first time since U.S. President Donald Trump left the pact, but diplomats see limited scope to salvage it after Washington vowed to be tougher than ever on Tehran.  No illusions as Iran nuclear deal countries look to future without US VIENNA (Reuters) - Nations that remain in the Iran nuclear deal meet on Friday for the first time since U.S. President Donald Trump left the pact, but diplomats see limited scope to salvage it after Washington vowed to be tougher than ever on Tehran.  The Essential Thing a 'Boba Fett' Movie Must Get Right The news that James Mangold will co-write and direct a movie based on Star Wars' cult bounty hunter Boba Fett is something that will likely thrill a significant portion of the franchise's fanbase, especially given Mangold's genre pedigree on projects  Trump's Lawyer and Chief of Staff Appear at Briefings on FBI's Russia Informant WASHINGTON — President Trump's chief of staff and a White House lawyer representing him in the Russia investigation were present at the start of two classified meetings on Thursday requested by members of Congress to review sensitive material about ...  Rachel Dolezal hit with felony theft charge in welfare fraud case Rachel Dolezal, the former NAACP chapter leader who resigned after her parents revealed she's not African-American, is facing a felony theft charge in Washington state after she allegedly made false statements to secure nearly $9,000 in food and  Australian Woman Sentenced To Die In Malaysia For Drug Smuggling An Australian woman was sentenced to die by a Malaysian appeals court on Thursday after being convicted of drug trafficking in the country. Maria Elvira Pinto Exposto's lawyer says the ruling will be appealed. "An appeal will be filed in the Federal  Rudy Giuliani's totally irrational quid pro quo Washington (CNN) Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani has started saying something interesting -- and totally irrational -- in interviews this week: That President Donald Trump's decision on whether to sit down with special counsel Robert Mueller depends, at  Prince William Is Making Royal History with His First Official Visit to Israel Prince William is heading to Israel. Kensington Place announced on Thursday that William, 35, will tour Jordan, Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories next month. His trip begins on June 24 in Amman, and includes stops in Tel Aviv and Ramallah ...  New Census Data Shows Texas Cities Are Growing Faster Than All Other States Feel like packing up everything you own and moving to a big city? The latest figures from the U.S. Census Bureau released Thursday, indicate you're most likely to be thinking of relocating from the Northeast to one of the fastest growing large cities  Toddler injured in alleged street racing dies at hospital, police say A 1-year-old who was critically injured in an alleged street racing incident in Florida has died, police said. The toddler and her mother were struck Wednesday when they were walking on Bayshore Boulevard in Tampa, according to police. On Wednesday ...  Border Patrol agent kills migrant near Texas-Mexico line A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed a migrant near the Mexican border in Texas, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday. The agent was responding at about 12:30 p.m. (1:30 p.m. ET) Wednesday to a report of "illegal activity" near a  30-year-old evicted by his parents gets job offer, bonus from Italian restaurant You know the story: A 30-year-old man in New York gets evicted by his parents who tried to help him move out in February by offering him $1,100 with a 2-week notice. He took his parents to court, saying he needed six months. And lost. This man, Michael ...  Mueller discussed January interview at Camp David with Trump's legal team: report Special counsel Robert Mueller · Robert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead Russia probe MORE's team reportedly discussed with President Trump · Donald John TrumpCEO of American investment firm believed Michael Cohen ...  Rudy Giuliani and Michael Avenatti are going to war over the latest attempt to jumpstart the Stormy Daniels case Adult-film actress Stormy Daniels is trying to revive her California civil suit against President Donald Trump and his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen. Her attorney, Michael Avenatti, argued in a Thursday filing that Trump's comments, in addition to  Prominent Republican expands lawsuit against Qatar A top GOP fundraiser and supporter of President Trump alleged in a court filing Thursday that a former CIA operative and a former British spy helped the government of Qatar find hackers to target him as part of a broader conspiracy to blunt his  Prominent Republican expands lawsuit against Qatar A top GOP fundraiser and supporter of President Trump alleged in a court filing Thursday that a former CIA operative and a former British spy helped the government of Qatar find hackers to target him as part of a broader conspiracy to blunt his  Officials trade blame after teen arrested in officer's death BALTIMORE – A police officer crushed by a stolen Jeep isn't even buried yet, and already authorities in Maryland are blaming each other for having allowed the teenage driver to be on the streets while he awaited sentencing for auto theft. The state was ...  Secretary of State Pompeo undoes Tillerson legacy with end to State Department hiring freeze By Nick Wadhams, Bloomberg. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lifted a State Department hiring freeze that had left hundreds of jobs unfilled, erasing one of the most unpopular legacies of his short-lived predecessor, Rex Tillerson. Pompeo, who became ...  Samsung owes Apple $539M for infringing iPhone patents, jury finds Alan Ball, an independent industrial designer, testifies in US Northern California District Court in San Jose about Apple iPhone design patents Samsung was found to infringe. sketch by Vicki Behringer. Samsung must pay Apple $539 million for infringing  'Star Wars': Boba Fett Movie in the Works With James Mangold (Exclusive) The hunt is on. James Mangold is writing and will direct a Star Wars stand-alone movie centered on Boba Fett, the feared bounty hunter and fan-favorite character, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. The reveal comes as Disney and ...  Woman Makes Racist Face At Asian-American Serviceman: 'This Is Not Your F**ing Country' A recent racist incident in Fremont, California, has the Asian-American community outraged. James Ahn, a Korean-American member of the Air Force Reserve, was driving earlier this month when an unidentified woman in another car was caught on video ...  Pompeo Flashes Temper Over Question on Trump Business Interests WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday dismissed as “bizarre” and “outrageous” a Democratic senator's question about whether President Trump's business interests could be affecting his administration's foreign policy.  Pompeo Flashes Temper Over Question on Trump Business Interests WASHINGTON — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday dismissed as “bizarre” and “outrageous” a Democratic senator's question about whether President Trump's business interests could be affecting his administration's foreign policy.  Putin welcomes European efforts to save Iran nuclear deal ST PETERSBURG (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that Russia appreciated efforts by Europe to save the Iran nuclear deal despite the withdrawal of the United States and warned of “lamentable consequences” if it was not preserved.  Tropical depression in Gulf likely. Could it be the season's first named storm? A tropical depression forming in the Gulf of Mexico over the Memorial Day weekend is looking more and more inevitable. On Thursday, National Hurricane Center forecasters upped the odds of a storm developing from a system now near the Yucatán ...  The Essential Phone 2 has reportedly been canceled Essential has canceled plans to develop a second phone and is exploring selling off the entire company, according to Bloomberg. Much of the details remain up in the air. Talks of a sale sound like they aren't very far along, and the report says that  The Essential Phone 2 has reportedly been canceled Essential has canceled plans to develop a second phone and is exploring selling off the entire company, according to Bloomberg. Much of the details remain up in the air. Talks of a sale sound like they aren't very far along, and the report says that  'Arrested Development' Season 5: TV Review After a couple of stutter-steps salvaging the storyline from season four, the show begins to hit its stride, evoking its glory days. In addition to being one of the great comedies of all time, Arrested Development will surely go down in history as  US Attacks That Killed 'Hundreds' of Russians and Syrians Detailed in New Report New details have emerged regarding clashes between a U.S.-led coalition and an alliance of Syrian and Russian forces fighting on behalf of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a new, dramatic report. Citing interviews and documents obtained by the ...  PACIFIC • Elon Musk is humiliating himself What's Next: Elon Musk's True Colors. The Tesla founder is ramping up his efforts to undermine the media in the wake of critical coverage of his company. In doing so, he is showing himself to be a thin-skinned bully who isn't as smart as we had thought  Emergency Braking Was Disabled When Self-Driving Uber Killed Woman, Report Says SAN FRANCISCO — More than a second before a self-driving car operated by Uber struck and killed a pedestrian in March, the vehicle's computer system determined it needed to brake to avoid a crash. But a built-in emergency braking system had been ...  Parkland families want to sue gun companies but could face financial ruin if they do Fred Guttenberg looked over his shoulder at the poster behind him. There was Jaime, his forever 14-year-old daughter, leaping into a split in her ballet leotard. In another photo, she posed with her father, grinning wide for the camera. Jaime was among  Party chief Tom Perez says DNC must keep out of primaries, then intervenes for Cuomo WASHINGTON — Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez endorsed New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election Thursday, angering some on the left who say the party leader is violating his own pledge to stay out of primaries. Perez's highly ...  San Francisco police officers won't be charged in controversial shooting death of Mario Woods The San Francisco police officers who shot and killed Mario Woods will not face criminal charges in the 2015 confrontation, prosecutors said Thursday. The killing of Woods, 26, who was armed with a knife and under the influence of methamphetamine, ...  Airmen In Nuclear Missile Wing Of Wyoming Base Busted For Dealing, Using LSD WASHINGTON (AP) — One airman said he felt paranoia. Another marveled at the vibrant colors. A third admitted, “I absolutely just loved altering my mind.” Meet service members entrusted with guarding nuclear missiles that are among the most powerful in ...  Iran's Push for Influence Meets Resistance in Iraq and Syria Iran's widening influence in the Middle East—already under pressure from the U.S.—also faces growing resistance from within its close regional allies, Syria and Iraq. In Iraq, discontent among the country's Shiite Muslim community with Iranian  Israeli Supreme Court rejects challenge to open-fire rules JERUSALEM — Israel's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a legal challenge to the military's rules on when soldiers can fire their weapons amid weeks of violent protests that have killed dozens of Palestinians on the border with Gaza. Six human rights ...  Trump's true talent isn't negotiating. It's marketing. Donald Trump's recurring criticism of his predecessor is that he just didn't know how to make a deal. “Obama is not a natural deal maker,” he tweeted in 2016, complaining that there was no accord on Syria. “Obama will attack Iran because of his  Facebook and Twitter Plan New Ways to Regulate Political Ads SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook and Twitter announced plans on Thursday to increase transparency of political campaign ads, changes aimed at preventing foreign manipulation of the coming midterm elections. Facebook said it would begin including a “paid ...  Facebook and Twitter Plan New Ways to Regulate Political Ads SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook and Twitter announced plans on Thursday to increase transparency of political campaign ads, changes aimed at preventing foreign manipulation of the coming midterm elections. Facebook said it would begin including a “paid ...  Perez infuriates liberals with Cuomo endorsement Democratic National Committee Chairman Tom Perez has said repeatedly that the national party shouldn't, and won't, endorse in primaries. But on Thursday, he stood on a Long Island stage and endorsed Andrew Cuomo, the New York governor who is ...  EU dismisses latest British ideas on Ireland after Brexit LONDON/DUBLIN (Reuters) - Britain's post-Brexit adaptation will run through 2020, as planned, a British government spokeswoman said on Thursday as the EU dismissed London's ideas for a longer status quo on customs and trade in a fight over the Irish ...  New Jersey Bus Driver Charged in Crash that Killed 10-Year-Old, Teacher A New Jersey school bus driver who allegedly crossed three lanes of traffic and collided with a dump truck earlier in May was charged Thursday in connection with the deaths of a teacher and student. Hudy Muldrow Sr., 77, has been charged with two  Putin meets Macron, says North Korea summit end regrettable ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that North Korea fulfilled its promises ahead of the canceled summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un. At a news conference with French President Emmanuel ...  Senate passes bill to change how Congress deals with sexual harassment claims The Senate passed a bill Thursday that would change the way Congress deals with sexual harassment claims, another sign that the MeToo movement that has swept across numerous industries is also having an impact on Capitol Hill workplaces. The bill ...  Maduro vows to free some jailed activists, raise Venezuela oil output CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's newly re-elected President Nicolas Maduro on Thursday pledged to release some jailed opposition activists, boost the OPEC member's tanking oil production and open dialogue with business leaders. Venezuela's ...  He went out of town on business — and left his 1-year-old at home in a hot car, police say The tragedy unraveled on a gravel driveway at a home in Tennessee, where a family's dark blue pickup truck sat, eerily, with a rear door still ajar and an empty car seat lying beside it on the ground. Authorities said it was there, in East Nashville  Congress looks like it's about to finally do something about its sexual harassment problem This post has been updated with news that the Senate unanimously passed a bill changing the rules regarding how to report sexual harassment. Congress is on the verge of making changes to a secretive set of rules that critics say created an environment  Congress looks like it's about to finally do something about its sexual harassment problem This post has been updated with news that the Senate unanimously passed a bill changing the rules regarding how to report sexual harassment. Congress is on the verge of making changes to a secretive set of rules that critics say created an environment  Roger Stone Sought Information on Clinton from Assange, Emails Show Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone privately sought information he considered damaging to Hillary Clinton from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to emails reviewed by The Wall Street Journal.