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Dog dies on United flight after being placed in overhead bin, airline confirms

A dog died on a United Airlines flight Monday after being placed in an overhead bin, the airline confirmed to ABC News. In a Facebook post, a fellow passenger said a mother and her two daughters were boarding the flight with their dog in tow when a flight attendant “insisted” that the dog be placed in the overhead bin. “They assured the…

Tillerson still secretary of state for now: White House

After being fired by the president this morning, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced that he will remain at his post until March 31st and hand all responsibilities of the office to his deputy by the end of the day. “Effective at the end of the day, I’m delegating all responsibilities of the office of the secretary to deputy secretary…

President Trump arrives in California to inspect border wall prototypes

Amid a political earthquake in Washington following the sudden firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, President Trump has arrived in California where he’ll review several design prototypes for his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. The president’s visit is his first to the country’s most populous state since taking office, and comes just one week after his Department of…

Trump personal aide John McEntee forced out over background check issues

John McEntee walks to Marine One to accompany President Trump from the White House in Washington, DC for a trip to Mar-a-Lago, Fla., Feb. 16, 2018. ABC News – The bombshell firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson comes amid another shakeup in the West Wing involving President Donald Trump’s personal aide (his body man) John McEntee, who was escorted…

Kathy Griffin to do New Shows, 9 Months After Trump Photo

Comedian Kathy Griffin is embarking on her comeback, some nine months after she provoked outrage — and lost much of her work — by posing with a fake severed head that appeared to depict President Donald Trump. Griffin announced on HBO’s “Real Time With Bill Maher” on Friday night that she had just booked upcoming shows at New York’s Carnegie Hall and at Washington’s…

Florida governor won’t say whether he will sign gun bill

Tallahassee, F.L. – Three weeks after the Parkland high school shooting, Florida Gov. Rick Scott has a gun-control bill on his desk that challenges the National Rifle Association but falls short of what the Republican and survivors of the massacre demanded. Now he must decide whether to sign it. Scott has not said what he will do, and he plans to take…

Ex-Trump campaign manager pleads not guilty to 18-count indictment in Russia probe

Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort appeared in Alexandria, Virginia federal court on Thursday and entered a plea of not guilty to an 18-count indictment as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election. Thursday marked Manafort’s first appearance in the Virginia federal court – where the special counsel’s team filed his 18-count…

17-year-old shot dead at Alabama high school

17-year-old shot at Alabama School Show Caption Hide Caption 17-year-old shot at Alabama School Show Caption Hide Caption ABC News – A person of interest has been taken into custody after a 17-year-old girl was shot dead at an Alabama high school Wednesday, police said. Charges are pending a review of the case by the Jefferson County District Attorney’s office,…

Prosecutors: Evans Picked Woman at Random Before Assault, Kidnapping

Charleston, S.C. (WCIV)–Thomas Evans, the man accused of kidnapping a 4-year-old Charleston County girl and savagely beating her mother, now faces new charges in state court, including a sex crime and attempted murder. Evans on Wednesday waived his right to a bond hearing in Charleston County Magistrate Court. According to the Charleston Police Department, Evans is charged with two counts…