Year: 2019

Midwest bracing for severe storms as Northeast expecting rain

Midwest bracing for severe storms as Northeast expecting rain

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‘Start Here’: Trump’s new Iran sanctions and a ‘humanitarian crisis’ on the border

‘Start Here’: Trump’s new Iran sanctions and a ‘humanitarian crisis’ on the border

It’s Tuesday, June 25, 2019. Let’s start here. Interested in Start Here Morning Briefing ? Add Start Here Morning Briefing as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Start Here Morning Briefing news, video, and analysis from ABC News. 1. Iran, let’s talk As he introduced another round of economic sanctions on…

Iran calls new US sanctions ‘outrageous and idiotic’

Iran calls new US sanctions ‘outrageous and idiotic’

Iran warned Tuesday that new U.S. sanctions targeting its supreme leader and other top officials meant “closing the doors of diplomacy” between Tehran and Washington amid heightened tensions, even as President Hassan Rouhani derided the White House as being “afflicted by mental retardation.” Interested in Iran? Add Iran as an interest to stay up to…

Singapore probes drones at airport that disrupted 63 flights

Singapore probes drones at airport that disrupted 63 flights

Drones buzzing around Singapore’s Changi Airport have caused 63 flights to be delayed or diverted in the past week, triggering an investigation and raising questions about the motives of the offenders. Interested in Airlines? Add Airlines as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Airlines news, video, and analysis from ABC News.…

Tiger Woods removed from for wrongful death lawsuit

Tiger Woods is no longer a defendant in a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash. Attorneys for the parents of Nicholas Immesberger filed an amended complaint Friday in Palm Beach County court dropping Woods from the suit. The complaint still targets The Woods restaurant…

Driver who plowed into motorcyclists charged in all 7 deaths

Driver who plowed into motorcyclists charged in all 7 deaths

The driver of a pickup truck that plowed into a group of motorcyclists in New Hampshire has been charged with seven counts of homicide. Volodymyr Zhukovskyy, 23, was arrested near his home in West Springfield, Massachusetts, Monday morning, Jane Young, deputy attorney general for New Hampshire, said in a press release. Zhukovskyy was taken into…

Supreme Court blocks South Dakota newspaper from ‘confidential’ food stamp data

Supreme Court blocks South Dakota newspaper from ‘confidential’ food stamp data

The Supreme Court on Monday dealt a blow to advocates of greater access to public information, ruling in a 6-3 decision that the government does not have to turn over private food stamp data it obtained from grocery stores to a South Dakota newspaper. Interested in Supreme Court? Add Supreme Court as an interest to…

Trump dismisses Khashoggi investigation, Pompeo doesn’t raise it in Saudi meeting

Trump dismisses Khashoggi investigation, Pompeo doesn’t raise it in Saudi meeting

The murder of Washington Post Jamal Khashoggi did not come up in Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s meeting with the Saudi king on Monday, according to a senior State Department official. Interested in Jamal Khashoggi? Add Jamal Khashoggi as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Jamal Khashoggi news, video, and analysis…

Indiana Catholic high school fires gay teacher days after nearby school refused

Indiana Catholic high school fires gay teacher days after nearby school refused

A second Catholic high school in Indiana faced the decision of whether or not to fire a teacher in a same-sex marriage, and unlike the first school that publicly refused, this school decided to cut ties with the teacher for the church. Interested in LGBTQ? Add LGBTQ as an interest to stay up to date…

Saudi airline changes flight routes to avoid Iran’s airspace

Saudi Arabia’s state airline Saudia says it is rerouting flight paths to some Asian destinations in order to avoid Iranian airspace amid heightened tensions in the Persian Gulf. The statement Saturday evening follows the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s decision to bar U.S.-registered aircraft from operating over parts of the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of…