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BYU valedictorian comes out during his graduation speech

BYU valedictorian comes out during his graduation speech

Easton said. "Am I going to get married?" "I hope they can know they're not alone in the ways that sometimes I've felt alone at BYU, to know there's support for them and they're not broken", he sai...

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Former GOP Sen. Dick Lugar Dies At Age 87

Former GOP Sen. Dick Lugar Dies At Age 87

Lee Hamilton's honor previous year. "Over the course of his years in the U.S. Senate, he had enormous influence in shaping American foreign policy, and he was a leader in addressing the most critica...

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Ocasio-Cortez deletes tweet mistakenly identifying top Democrat as GOP member

Ocasio-Cortez deletes tweet mistakenly identifying top Democrat as GOP member

During a Sunday discussion with CNN host Jake Tapper , Conway noted that Ocasio-Cortez had been quick to condemn the Christchurch massacre in New Zealand last month, yet remained silent after hundred...

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Former Envoy to NK: Trump OK'd Plan to Pay for Otto Warmbier

Former Envoy to NK: Trump OK'd Plan to Pay for Otto Warmbier

But, Bolton said, the United States did "not" pay "anything", ultimately, for Warmbier's release. Speaking on Fox News Sunday , Bolton says it happened before he joined the Trump administration, bu...

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US Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein sends resignation letter to Trump

US Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein sends resignation letter to Trump

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein submitted his resignation Monday, ending a almost two-year run defined by his appointment of a special counsel to investigate connections between President Do...

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Beluga whale with Russian harness raise alarm in Norway

Beluga whale with Russian harness raise alarm in Norway

Joergen Ree Wiig of the Norwegian Directorate of Fisheries says "Equipment St. Petersburg " is written on the harness strap, which features a mount for an action camera. Jorgen Ree Wiig, a marine bio...

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2 experienced ironworkers were among 4 people killed in Seattle crane collapse

2 experienced ironworkers were among 4 people killed in Seattle crane collapse

A Harborview Medical Center spokeswoman said that none suffered life-threatening injuries. "I looked up. The wind was blowing really strong", she told the newspaper, adding that the crane broke in h...

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Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth aftermath in pictures

Mozambique: Cyclone Kenneth aftermath in pictures

Cyclone Kenneth made landfall on Thursday with winds of 220km/h (140mph). Rains from Cyclone Kenneth, the second tropical storm to hit Mozambique in just six weeks, continued to pound the country'...

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India, Pakistan increased defence spending in 2018, says Swedish think tank

India, Pakistan increased defence spending in 2018, says Swedish think tank

U.S. military spending rose for the first time in seven years in 2018. The spending was up five per cent in 2018, representing China's lowest annual increase since 1995 and reflecting slower economi...

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Ashdown Forest fire: Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood ablaze

Ashdown Forest fire: Winnie the Pooh's Hundred Acre Wood ablaze

The operation scaled back as flames subsided. They're expected to return later for re-inspection. Milne found the breathtaking landscape of Ashdown Forest so lovely, that he was inspired to use it a...

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Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sends his resignation to the President

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein sends his resignation to the President

Rosenstein meant to leave around mid-March but stayed on for the completion of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation investigation. U.S. Rosenstein and Barr concluded that Trump did no...

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Army Vet Targeting White Supremacists Wanted Revenge For NZ Attacks

Army Vet Targeting White Supremacists Wanted Revenge For NZ Attacks

After several weeks of plotting with an undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation informant and considering various targets, Domingo finally set his sights on the rally in Long Beach and bought sever...

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Firefighters union endorses Joe Biden ahead of Pittsburgh rally

Firefighters union endorses Joe Biden ahead of Pittsburgh rally

In a race dominated by discourse around major progressive policies like the Green New Deal and universal healthcare, Biden - who is often lauded for his working class charm - is betting his moderate...

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'A vote for Labour is a vote for Brexit,' claim Liberal Democrats

'A vote for Labour is a vote for Brexit,' claim Liberal Democrats

Senior Tories have said they still hope the elections - and the threat posed by Nigel Farage's Brexit Party - can be avoided if a compromise deal can get through Parliament before polling day, allowin...

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IS chief Baghdadi appears for first time in five years

IS chief Baghdadi appears for first time in five years

In a roughly 18-minute video released by the ISIS-affiliated Al-Furqan media outlet, Baghdadi could be seen seated on a mattress in front of a plain white background and beside an Kalashnikov-style as...

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Coming week important for Brexit negotiations - Barnier

Coming week important for Brexit negotiations - Barnier

The House of Commons has three times rejected May's Brexit agreement. Theresa May is still pursuing a Brexit deal that would get the United Kingdom out of the European Union before elections next mo...

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Congress May Approach Courts Against Modi, Shah's 'Repeated Violations of MCC'

Congress May Approach Courts Against Modi, Shah's 'Repeated Violations of MCC'

Singhvi said four weeks have passed since the Model Code of Conduct was enforced in the country and both the prime minister and Shah have been allegedly violating the code. On the other hand the leade...

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Sri Lanka outlaws two groups suspected of Easter Sunday carnage

Sri Lanka outlaws two groups suspected of Easter Sunday carnage

On Sunday, police searched the main mosque of the National Towheed Jamaat (NTJ), an Islamist group purportedly connected to the Easter suicide attacks . The wives of my three brothers, my younger sis...

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Ramaphosa says many yet to experience democracy

Ramaphosa says many yet to experience democracy

Calls for more jobs for South Africa's black majority and respect for the rights of the LGBTI community have marked Freedom Day celebrations commemorating the 25th anniversary of the end of apartheid....

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National Rifle Association investigated by New York's A.G

National Rifle Association investigated by New York's A.G

LaPierre said. News of the investigation came as a struggle for leadership of the NRA erupted at the gun lobby's annual convention in Indianapolis. The NRA has been plunged into internal turmoil...

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WestJet suspends some routes due to Boeing 737 Max grounding

WestJet suspends some routes due to Boeing 737 Max grounding

The Max was grounded after a second crash, involving an Ethiopian Airlines jet, on March 10. Last year, before the Lion crash, inspectors with the Federal Aviation Administration discovered that the...

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Iran's Zarif: US Trying to 'Bring Iran to Its Knees'

Iran's Zarif: US Trying to 'Bring Iran to Its Knees'

Mr Zarif was quick to emphasise the United States' effort to pressure Iran to change was "doomed to failure". The US has tightened sanctions on North Korea to try to persuade it to give up its nuclear...

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Former Sen. Richard Lugar dies at age 87

Former Sen. Richard Lugar dies at age 87

Lugar was a leader in pressing South Africa to end apartheid, and, earlier in the campaign, to oust the authoritarian Filipino president Ferdinand Marcos - having to overcome opposition from President...

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Cold start leads to a relatively cool afternoon

Cold start leads to a relatively cool afternoon

The majority of the bigger impacts with this storm system, including heavy snow, won't move in until Monday afternoon through Tuesday. Late this afternoon we did manage a few breaks in the clouds allo...

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U.S. envoy Khalilzad praises PM Imrans statement on Afghanistan

U.S. envoy Khalilzad praises PM Imrans statement on Afghanistan

A joint statement by the three countries called for an "inclusive Afghan-led" peace process and outlined points expected to feature in an eventual agreement. On Friday the USA found backing from rival...

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Woman Died Saving Rabbi in Chabad Synagogue Shooting, Witnesses Say

Woman Died Saving Rabbi in Chabad Synagogue Shooting, Witnesses Say

The woman who passed away at the Congregation Chabad synagogue shooting on Saturday died a hero, according to an account in The San Diego Union Tribune . "These senseless acts of violence and prejudi...

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North Korea accused of demanding payment for release of coma-stricken student

North Korea accused of demanding payment for release of coma-stricken student

There was confusion when the event was abruptly canceled 30 minutes before its scheduled start-time, after police had already closed off many roads. Since March 2018, the North Korean leader has hel...

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Telangana Intermediate Board postpones supplementary exams

Telangana Intermediate Board postpones supplementary exams

In the latest incident, a 17-year-old girl immolated herself in Narayanpet district. The Congress-led delegation claimed that as many as 20 students committed suicide in the aftermath of the announc...

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Vladimir Putin expresses 'outrage' over Maria Butina’s sentencing

Vladimir Putin expresses 'outrage' over Maria Butina’s sentencing

I think it's a prime example of "saving face". They have captured the girl and imprisoned her, while they have nothing to accuse her of... Speaking in Beijing, Putin said the sentence looked like an...

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Thousands March in Hong Kong against Extradition Law

Thousands March in Hong Kong against Extradition Law

Thousands of protesters marched through downtown Hong Kong amid fear that changes to an extradition law will threaten the territory's independent legal system. Government officials say the changes are...

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Few showers Thursday, isolated strong storms Friday

Few showers Thursday, isolated strong storms Friday

We are getting ready for another wet period as rounds of showers and thunderstorms increase. Although an isolated tornado can't be ruled out, the main severe weather threat will be hail and gusty wind...

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At least seven people shot in Baltimore, police say

At least seven people shot in Baltimore, police say

It appears that the gunman targeted someone in the crowd, Harrison said. But the shooting was not connected to church, despite earlier reports. At least one person died and six were injured in the 2...

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Barr threatens to skip House hearing on Mueller report over format dispute

Barr threatens to skip House hearing on Mueller report over format dispute

According to CNN , " Barr has warned Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee he won't show up to this week's highly anticipated hearing if they stick to the format the chairman has proposed for th...

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Spain election: Pedro Sanchez's Socialists top poll but miss majority

Spain election: Pedro Sanchez's Socialists top poll but miss majority

The results raise the specter of another period of instability for Spain, with Sanchez depending on alliances with hostile rivals in an environment that has soured since Catalonia's failed secession b...

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5 men trapped in Virginia cave rescued by emergency crews

5 men trapped in Virginia cave rescued by emergency crews

Russell County's Emergency Coordinator Jess Powers says the men went in the cave on Saturday, with intentions of spending the night. WJHL-TV spoke with property owner Frankie Smith who said this is ...

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