A federal judge approved AT&T's $85 billion purchase of Time Warner on Tuesday, handing the telecom giant a massive victory that could clip the ambitions of U.S. regulators seeking to block big corporate tie-ups.
An off-duty FBI agent who accidentally shot someone after his gun flew from his holster as he was doing a back flip inside a Denver bar has turned himself in and is expected to face criminal charges.
As soon as Kailyn Griffin's feet hit the floor Wednesday morning, she collapsed in a heap. The 5-year-old kept trying to stand but fell every time. She was also struggling to speak, her mother Jessica Griffin noticed. Her daughter had been fine when the family went out to a T-ball game the night before, Midway, Florida, ABC-affiliate WTXL reported. Maybe Kailyn was having a hard time waking up Wednesday morning, or perhaps her legs were asleep. Then Griffin saw the tick.
President Donald Trump's campaign manager on Tuesday called for a CNN White House correspondent to have his media credentials pulled for asking questions while Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were signing an agreement at their Singapore summit. Brad Parscale, who in February was named manager of Trump's 2020 reelection campaign, took to Twitter to condemn the actions of Jim Acosta. "Jim @Acosta should immediately have his press credentials suspended," Parscale wrote. "He is an absolute disgrace!"
Actress and activist Rose McGowan is set to go to trial in January in Loudoun County, Virginia, on a cocaine possession charge. McGowan, who was indicted Monday, is accused of leaving a wallet with cocaine inside on a plane at Dulles International Airport last year. On Tuesday, her trial in Loudoun County Circuit Court was set for January 15, 2019. It is expected to last two days.
It was a Saturday, and Laura Murray was a 10-year-old girl hanging out with her nanny outside her family's Cincinnati townhouse. Her mother, giddy with excitement, handed the little girl a small glass vial filled with light-gray dust. It was from the moon, her mother told her. Along with it was a handwritten note: "To Laura Ann Murray - Best of Luck - Neil Armstrong Apollo 11."
White House trade adviser Peter Navarro apologized for suggesting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau deserved a "special place in hell" for a perceived breach in protocol against U.S. President Donald Trump. "My job was to send a signal of strength," he said Tuesday at a Wall Street Journal CFO Network conference in Washington. "The problem was that in conveying that message I used language that was inappropriate." Citing Chinese philosopher Confucius, Navarro said, "If you make a mistake and don't correct it, that's a mistake."
At least six wildfires are burning in the state of Colorado this week, bolstered by hot, dry winds and no rain in the forecast. The conditions are so ripe for fires this week, officials are pre-emptively shutting down parks and forests.
President Donald Trump's heightened attacks on Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau are raising concerns that he might follow through on threats to impose auto tariffs, a move that would devastate the car industry in Canada and lead to higher U.S. prices. The Trump administration's pledge to consider tariffs on all imported vehicles took on more urgency last weekend after Trump and his advisers accused Trudeau of "bad faith diplomacy" for his trade comments following a meeting of Group of Seven leaders in Quebec.
Bode Miller said he and his wife are "beyond devastated" by the death of their 19-month-old daughter, Emeline. The toddler died in a drowning accident on Sunday, June 10. The 40-year-old former Olympic skier, who worked as an analyst for NBC during February's Winter Games in Pyeongchang, took to Instagram to share the tragic news Monday. "We are beyond devastated. Our baby girl, Emmy, passed away yesterday," Miller wrote in a post that was also shared by his wife, professional beach volleyball player Morgan Beck.