The lone attacker who carried out a deadly rampage in central London was once investigated for possible extremist links, but was “not part of the current intelligence picture,” Theresa May said. She did not name the suspect who left three people dead — two mowed down by his SUV on the Westminster Bridge and a police officer stabbed outside Parliament — before he was killed by police.
After insisting for weeks that the changes sought by hard-right members would render the bill unable to pass the Senate, White House officials and GOP House leaders appeared to shift their thinking — and opponents agreed to keep working on a deal with the goal of holding a floor vote in the House tonight.
Republican Rep. Devin Nunes accused U.S. spy agencies of abusing their surveillance powers by gathering and sharing information about the president and his transition team. His unproven charge was quickly embraced by the White House, but it angered Democrats and threatened to derail the panel’s probe of possible Trump campaign ties to Russia.
The McAllisters worked hard to protect their children. But gunfire took the life of their 18-year-old daughter, Ayana, and now authorities are pleading for people who were there to help identify who killed her.
On the third day of his confirmation hearing for the Supreme Court, Neil Gorsuch faced more questions on abortion rights, money in politics and a Supreme Court ruling on Wednesday that reversed a decision of his appeals court.
British and U.S. forces battled for years to keep the Sangin district out of Taliban hands, with high casualties on all sides. The victory gives the Taliban a stronger foothold in a province where they already control several large districts.