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Trump Blurts More Classified Information

Rachel Maddow reports on the revelation that Donald Trump, while on the phone with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, revealed the classified location of U.S. submarines.

Sea Lion Attack: Child Victim's Father Speaks Out

The father told the CBC that his family was not feeding the sea lion when it dragged his daughter underwater, but did confirm that his daughter is being treated for a possible infection.

Unusual mass attack injures 8 California guards, 7 inmates

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a brawl that officials say was extreme even by the violent standard of California prisons, correctional officers had to open fire to stop a melee that sent eight guards and seven inmates to hospitals.

Sessions Failed to Disclose Russian Meetings

Rachel Maddow reports the latest in a string of failures by Donald Trump staffers failing to disclose meetings with Russians, in this case Jeff Sessions leaving off his meetings from his security clearance form.

Supreme Court says Alabama execution can proceed

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The U.S. Supreme Court ruled late Thursday that Alabama can proceed with the execution of Tommy Arthur, an inmate once nicknamed the 'Houdini' of death row after having seven prior execution dates postponed.

I Won't Forget What You Said, Pres. Trump Tells Pope Francis

Pres. Trump and Pope Francis met privately at the Vatican on Wednesday in the latest of the president's high-level meetings at sites that are sacred to the world's three large monotheistic religions.

Richard Collins III: Father of black student murdered in suspected hate crime accepts his son's degree

In an emotional ceremony at Maryland's Bowie State University, Richard Collins Jr was cheered as he took the podium. "I really have not tried to process motive or intentions behind this yet," he told NBC News before the ceremony. Police have charged 22-year-old Sean Urbanski with his murder.

Manchester in Mourning: Bombing Victims Remembered

An 8-year-old and a college student are among the 22 people who were killed in the terror attack at Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande concert.

The Latest: Slain student remembered at commencement

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — The Latest on the stabbing death of a black student visiting the University of Maryland :

UK police hunt Manchester bomber's network, angered by U.S. leaks

By Michael Holden and Andy Bruce MANCHESTER, England - Police scrambled to close down a network around the Manchester suicide bomber with arrests in Britain and Tripoli on Wednesday, as details about the investigation were leaked to U.S. media, infuriating authorities who fear a second attack is ...

Man Charged in Death of Girlfriend's Daughter After 'Wrestling Moves': Cops

Richard Gamache, 24, is charged with first-degree child abuse for severely injuring the 2-year-old. She later died.

Massive slide buries stretch of iconic California highway

A massive rockslide has buried a stretch of California's iconic seaside Highway 1 which had already been hit by a number of road closures caused by severe winter storms, state transportation officials said Tuesday. The slide on one of America's most picturesque highways took place on Saturday ...

Killer whales charge toward blue whale off California coast

A pod of killer whales appears to charge at blue whale off the coast of Monterey, California, in a rare encounter captured by a drone camera on May 18.

Warning Shots Fired Over Possible North Korean Drone

South Korea fired 90 machine gun rounds in response to an unidentified object that flew south from North Korea.

Donald Trump's climate change denial guru says US President faces 'impending disaster'

Donald Trump's administration is facing impending disaster' because of its failure to ditch policies designed to reduce global warming, according to a former aide who is a leading climate science denier. Myron Ebell was in charge of the US Environmental Protection Agency during the transition from ...

'The most horrible feeling': Mother of missing Manchester concertgoer describes chaos of attack

Many attendees at the concert that was hit by a bomb on Monday were young people. One distraught parent described her feelings as she waited for news.

Landslide Buries Stretch of Famous Hwy. 1 at California's Big Sur

Part of California's Highway 1 remains buried under a mountain of rock and dirt that stretches a quarter-mile wide.

Kim Dotcom: Seth Rich Was A 'Hero'

I know that Seth Rich was involved in the DNC leak,' the hacker wrote.

After Maryland student's speech, mockery and anger in China

When Chinese student Yang Shuping described how she ditched her five pollution masks upon discovering the "oddly luxurious" air of the United States, she drew a fierce online backlash, indignant newspaper columns and even a rebuttal from her hometown. On Wednesday, the official Xinhua news agency's ...

The Latest: Death row inmate: Execution drugs won't work

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Latest on the scheduled execution in Alabama :

Clinton Calls Trump Budget an 'Unimaginable Level of Cruelty'

Hillary Clinton slammed President Trump's federal budget plan while giving a speech at the Children's Health Fund Annual Benefit.

S. Korea tourist numbers hammered by China boycott

Chinese tourist numbers to South Korea plunged by two-thirds in April after Beijing banned tour groups over Seoul's deployment of a US missile defence system, official statistics showed. Beijing imposed a boycott from March 15 on Chinese tour groups visiting the South in a spat over the US Terminal ...

Sea Lion Drags Little Girl Into Water In Terrifying Viral Video

The dramatic moment a sea lion dragged a little girl into the water at a wharf in British Columbia was caught on video.

The Latest: Leaders attack lawsuit over schools for blacks

JACKSON, Miss. — The Latest on a lawsuit alleging that Mississippi is breaking federal law by providing unequal schooling to black students :

Ariana Grande Says She's 'Broken' as Names of Manchester Victims Emerge

The singer had just played to a sold out crowd, many of them young people, when police believe a suicide bomber attacked.

U.S. top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to 'patent trolls'

By Andrew Chung WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday tightened rules for where patent lawsuits can be filed in a decision that may make it harder for so-called patent "trolls" to launch sometimes dodgy patent cases in friendly courts, a major irritant for high-tech giants like Apple and ...

Donald Trump accused of writing 'outrageous' Holocaust memorial note

President Donald Trump has left a guest book entry at the Israeli memorial for the Holocaust that some have observed looks a lot like what you might expect a teenager to write in a yearbook at the end of a school year. In typical Trump fashion, the message he left at Yad Vashem was full of ...

Jakarta governor dropping appeal 'for sake of nation'

The wife of Jakarta's Christian governor told a tearful press conference Tuesday her husband had withdrawn his appeal against a blasphemy conviction and two-year jail term for the good of Indonesia. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama was jailed this month for insulting the Koran while campaigning for ...

Gingrich disproves the whole Trump-Russia thing, based on an unsolved murder on a Washington street

Newt Gingrich peddled a conspiracy theory about a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer on Fox News over the weekend. Seth Rich was murdered in Washington, D.C., in July 2016. In May, Fox News began pushing the story that Rich had shared DNC documents with WikiLeaks. According to NBC News, ...

Manchester Attacker Identity Known To Police

On Monday, a lone man detonated a bomb at the Manchester Arena in northern England. where Ariana Grande performed in front of over 21,000 people.

Prosecutors: Investigator tried to get Trump tax details

A private investigator in Louisiana unsuccessfully tried to obtain President Donald Trump's federal tax information through a government website, and 'even sounded proud of what he had done,' authorities said.

'Terrorism Is Aimed at the People Watching'

When an explosion killed 22 people at a concert in Manchester, England, late Monday, media organizations across the English speaking world rushed to break the news.

Now I Get It: President Trump's trip to Israel and roadblocks to Middle East peace

In Israel, Trump said we have a rare opportunity' for peace in the Middle East. He's also said that his son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, could get a deal done. As President Trump makes his first trip overseas, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric looks at the sticking points, for the ...

Former Neo-Nazi Who Converted To Islam Kills Roommates For Disrespecting Muslim Faith

'This wouldn't have happened if your country didn't bomb my country,' Devon Arthurs told police.

Trump seeks reconsideration of sanctuary cities ruling

SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration filed court papers Monday aimed at getting a judge to reconsider his ruling blocking the president's executive order to cut funding from sanctuary cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

Seth Rich Conspiracy Theories Re-Emerge

Kim Dotcom Friday claimed late Democratic National Committee staffer was Wikileaks source who aided in leaking DNC emails ahead of 2016 Democratic National Convention.

UN urges Indonesia to free jailed Jakarta governor

The United Nations pressed Indonesia on Monday to release Jakarta's jailed Christian governor and repeal blasphemy laws which they say undermine religious freedom in the Muslim-majority nation. The call came as the family of Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, known as Ahok, unexpectedly withdrew an appeal ...

Venezuela protest: Pro-government supporter set on fire as death toll hits 48

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has accused opposition protesters of setting a pro-government supporter on fire on the 50th day of the wave of protests, which has gripped the country. Footage of the man being set alight was broadcasted on state television and the man, identified as Orlando ...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may be regretting forcing his ministers to meet Donald Trump

The Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu was forced to strong-arm reluctant members of his government into greeting Donald Trump at the airport – but several of them managed to embarrass him within minutes of the US president's arrival. On learning that they would have to cancel existing work ...

Turkey summons U.S. envoy over Washington street brawl

Turkey summoned the U.S ambassador on Monday to protest the treatment of Turkish security officials in the United States during a visit by President Tayyip Erdogan last week, the foreign ministry said. A brawl erupted between protesters and Turkish security personnel outside the Turkish ambassador's ...

Some Notre Dame students walk out of commencement where Pence to speak

Dozens of graduates left the university's graduation ceremony as Vice President Mike Pence took the podium.

Terrifying Video Shows Sea Lion Dragging Young Girl Into Water

Her quick-thinking grandfather jumped into the water and got her out, bringing her back to safety.

Children among 22 killed in Manchester concert terror attack

Children were among 22 people killed in a suicide bombing at a pop concert in the British city of Manchester, the country's deadliest terror attack in 12 years. Screaming fans, many of them teenagers, fled the venue in panic after the bomb blast, which came at the end of a concert by US star Ariana ...

The Greatest Show on Earth to close after 146 years

After 146 years, the curtain is coming down on The Greatest Show on Earth.' The owner of the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus told The Associated Press that the show will close forever in May. The iconic American spectacle was felled by a variety of factors, company executives say. Feld ...

Israel lays on 10,000 extra police during Trump visit as Palestinian factions threaten 'day of rage'

Arriving from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Monday, the president also said he saw a growing consensus among Muslim-majority nations that they share a common cause' with Israel in fighting both Islamic extremism and Iranian influence. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and dozens more members of ...

Here's Why Americans Like Obamacare More Than Trump's Health Plan

Hint: It's not even close!

Police: Man slays neo-Nazi roommates over Islam disrespect

A Florida man told police he killed his two roommates because they were neo-Nazis who disrespected his recent conversion to Islam, and investigators found bomb-making materials and Nazi propaganda after he led them to the bodies.

Gambian authorities seize ex-president Jammeh's bank accounts

Gambian authorities have seized assets including 86 bank accounts and 131 properties linked to former president Yahya Jammeh, an official said on Monday, as an investigation into the veteran ruler's wealth gathers pace. The new government has accused Jammeh of massive fraud including siphoning off ...

Trump Denounces Iran's Terror Ties in Saudi Arabia Speech

President Trump says Iran's longest-suffering victims are its own people' and calls on leaders to isolate the Middle Eastern nation until it ready to cooperate in peace.

Teenagers Who Stole Car And Killed 6-Year-Old Boy Charged With Capital Murder

Prosecutors could seek the death penalty in the case.