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Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on Israel: ‘We Will Act if Necessary’

Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif on Israel: ‘We Will Act if Necessary’In an exclusive interview with NBC News, Iran’s foreign minister commented on its tenuous relationship with Israel as well as on the fate of the Iran nuclear deal.




POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2018 10:53 AM

Scott Pruitt Cancels Israel Trip Amid Backlash Over Travel Expenses

Scott Pruitt Cancels Israel Trip Amid Backlash Over Travel ExpensesEnvironmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has scrapped plans for a business trip to Israel previously scheduled for this week, an agency official said.




POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 11:48 AM

Bernie Sanders: 'Maybe [Obama] should have done more' on Russia

Bernie Sanders: 'Maybe [Obama] should have done more' on RussiaIn an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Independent Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders says that President Obama was in a difficult position when it came to Russian meddling in the 2016 election.




POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2018 2:13 AM

Teen Hero Used Body As A Shield During Florida School Shooting

Teen Hero Used Body As A Shield During Florida School ShootingA 15-year-old high school soccer player used his own body to shield classmates from a gunman’s rampage in Florida last week that killed 17 people, said a fellow student who credited the heroism with saving his life.




POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 8:57 AM

US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truck

US postal worker found fatally shot in mail truckDallas police say a U.S. Postal Service worker has been found shot to death inside a mail truck along a busy highway.




POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 2:17 PM

Woman Filmed Berating Flight Attendant on Plane Gets Suspended From Job

Woman Filmed Berating Flight Attendant on Plane Gets Suspended From JobSusan Peirez started shouting after being seated near a baby.




POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 2:56 PM

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crash

All 65 passengers, crew feared dead in Iranian plane crashAll 65 passengers and crew were feared dead in a plane crash in central Iran on Sunday after the domestic flight came down in bad weather in a mountainous region. A spokesman for Iranian carrier Aseman Airlines had told state television everyone was killed, but the airline then issued a statement saying it could not reach the crash site and could not "accurately and definitely confirm" everyone died. The airline had also initially said 60 passengers and six crew were on board the twin-engined turboprop ATR 72 that was flying to the southwestern city of Yasuj.




POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2018 10:37 AM

Indonesia's Mt. Sinabung spews massive smoke-and-ash column

Indonesia's Mt. Sinabung spews massive smoke-and-ash columnAn Indonesian volcano erupted Monday, sending a massive column of ash and smoke some 5,000 metres (16,400 feet)into the air, leaving local villages coated in debris and officials scrambling to hand out face masks to residents. Mount Sinabung on Sumatra island, which has been rumbling since 2010 and saw a deadly eruption in 2016, spewed the thick plume after activity picked up recent days. "This was the biggest eruption for Sinabung this year," said volcanology agency chief Kasbani, who like many Indonesians goes by one name.




POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 3:30 AM

Full Lankford: 'No issues with more extensive background checks'

Full Lankford: 'No issues with more extensive background checks'In an exclusive interview with Meet the Press, Sen. James Lankford (R-Okla.) says that he would like to see the background check system improved.




POSTED FEBRUARY 18, 2018 1:48 AM

High School Students Lead Protest Against Gun Violence In Front Of White House

High School Students Lead Protest Against Gun Violence In Front Of White HouseDozens of students gathered in front of the White House on Monday to demand changes to gun laws, just days after a deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school left 17 people dead.




POSTED FEBRUARY 19, 2018 12:39 PM

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