Van plows into diners on Los Angeles sidewalk

The driver of a van that plowed into a group of people dining on a Los Angeles sidewalk, striking and injuring at least eight people, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of hit-and-run, authorities said. The vehicle knocked down a white picket fence that served as a barrier between diners and pedestrians on the sidewalk. “Everyone was eating, enjoying life and out of nowhere this van ran them over,â€� Courtney Crump …

Martin Shkreli: jury to consider fate of 'most hated man in America'

A jury will begin deliberations on Monday in the trial on securities fraud charges against the entrepreneur Martin Shkreli, who faces up to 20 years in prison. As arguments wrapped up in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, Shkreli, known to many as “the most hated man in Americaâ€�, was accused by government prosecutors of telling “lies upon liesâ€� to investors and regarding himself as “above the lawâ€�. In terminology …

Russian official threatens retaliation over U.S. sanctions

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A top Russian diplomat on Sunday lambasted the United States Congress for voting to sanction Russia, and warned of retaliation by Moscow. Speaking on ABC’s “This Week,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov referred to a bill passed by Congress on Thursday to sanction his country as “weird and unacceptable,” and said it was “the last straw.” “If the U.S. side decides to …

Price: 'Our Job Is to Follow the Law' Including Obamacare

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price tells Chuck Todd that the White House must follow the current health rules as written, unless Congress passes a new law.

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Hamburg supermarket attacker was 'known Islamist'

The suspect who killed a man with a knife in a Hamburg supermarket was a known Islamist with psychological problems but his motives remain unclear, German officials said Saturday. Identified as a 26-year-old Palestinian, he arrived in Germany in 2015 from Norway but was due to be deported as his application for asylum was rejected. Friday’s assault risks reopening a bitter debate over refugees two months before general elections, putting …

North Carolina Officials Declare State of Emergency in Cape Hatteras

Officials declared a state of emergency Saturday evening because of a massive power outage that has forced tens of thousands to leave their homes and summer vacation spots and put a strain on local businesses.

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North Carolina Officials Declare State of Emergency in Cape Hatteras