The agreement would allow for aid to be delivered in a besieged enclave of the capital after one of the war’s bloodiest periods. Hundreds of people have been killed in Eastern Ghouta in the past week as government forces bombarded rebel positions.
It remains to be seen whether the growing drumbeat for reform — from some Republicans, from major corporations, from President Trump and from the country overall — will change a long-standing resistance within the GOP.
The Broward County sheriff said the internal inquiry is looking into allegations made by officers from another department that they saw more than one Broward deputy waiting outside the Parkland campus during the attack.
“The Snake” was written decades before Donald Trump turned it into a fable that he has repeatedly recited — including Friday before an audience of conservatives —to illustrate the alleged threats posed by refugees.
“Curling really embodies what I think all of us hope that humanity can be,” team skipper John Shuster said. His story is one of redemption, and he experienced genuine emotion as he and the team achieved gold in the middle of the night for the people they left at home.
Russians have competed under the neutral Olympic banner, but a decision to end the ban to punish doping could allow athletes to use their own flag in the Closing Ceremonies. Critics point out that in these Games, two Russian athletes have tested positive for prohibited substances.
They’re two men born 3,521 miles apart, linked by the Olympics and flung into friendship with adept repartee: Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy and figure skater Adam Rippon compare notes on life before and after coming out.
The 22-year-old Czech just accomplished the unthinkable: winning gold medals in different disciplines, shattering all preconceived notions about the impossibility of mixing elite skiing and snowboarding.
Before they joined the Trump campaign, Paul Manafort and Rick Gates made millions from foreign dictators. In a richly detailed expanded indictment, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III parted the curtain shielding how the Washington influence merchants worked the system.
In his annual letter to shareholders, Buffett said today that the acquisition frenzy on Wall Street is making it harder to find deals at the right price. Even so, his Berkshire Hathaway conglomerate recorded a $29 billion gain because of the tax overhaul that Congress passed.
As a result of the ongoing investigation, the Riverside County, Calif., couple have each been charged with three additional charges of child abuse. In total, they each face about 40 charges and are being held on $12 million bail apiece.
The story of Yankovic is of a sheltered boy genius who rebelled the only way he knew how: with an accordion. Now, decades after he spoofed Michael Jackson’s hit “Beat It,” Yankovic hits the road without his fat suit.