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|Trump Says 'Fake News' Won't Show Crowd Size As CNN Shows Crowd Size
President Donald Trump did what he usually does and attacked the so-called “fake news” during his speech at a campaign rally for Republican Sen. Luther Strange in Alabama on Friday night.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 11:56 PM
|Inside Relief Flight to Hurricane Battered St. Thomas
NBC News got rare access inside a U.S. military relief flight supplying food, water and even a mobile air traffic control tower to St. Thomas — an island devastated by Hurricane Irma and hit again by Maria, delaying critical relief efforts.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 12:03 PM
|Mass Killer Scott Dekraai Gets Life In Prison In Case Tainted By Government Misconduct
― Scott Dekraai, the shooter in the worst mass killing in Orange County, California, history, was sentenced on Friday to eight consecutive life terms in prison without the possibility of parole, rather than receiving the death penalty, because of government misconduct linked to a jail informant program.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 3:13 PM
|NK Foreign Minister to UN: Trump’s ‘Insults’ Make Attack 'Inevitable’
In startling remarks made at the United Nations on Saturday, North Korea’s foreign minister said the escalating rhetoric increased the chances of a conflict.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 12:07 PM
|Were Mexico's Recent Earthquakes Related?
Over the past two weeks, Mexico has experienced a lot of shaking. On Sept. 8, a magnitude-8.1 earthquake struck 54 miles (87 kilometers) southwest of Pijijiapan, which sits just above the Mexico-Guatemala border. Eleven days later, a magnitude-7.1 quake struck 3 miles (5 km) east of Raboso, near Mexico City.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 11:47 AM
|James Comey's Speech Derailed By Protests During Howard University Convocation
Former FBI director James Comey faced loud protests throughout his speech at Howard University’s convocation ceremony Friday, as activists chanted and sang traditional African-American spirituals over his remarks.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 12:57 PM
|Post-Maria Flooding Strains Puerto Rico
Patricia Mazzei, reporter for The Miami Herald, and Luis Rivera Marin, secretary of state for Puerto Rico, talk with Rachel Maddow about how Puerto Ricans are struggling to recover and just survive after Hurricane Maria left the island flooded.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 2:05 PM
|Jeff Sessions' New Chief Of Staff: Mueller's Russia Probe Could Be A 'Witch Hunt'
WASHINGTON ― Attorney General Jeff Sessions has appointed as his chief of staff a former federal prosecutor who has written that the special counsel investigation into the Trump administration could be turning into a “witch hunt.”
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 6:42 PM
|Marriott refuses to cancel conference booking by anti-Muslim hate group
The Marriot hotel group are refusing to cancel an event organised by one of the largest anti-Muslim groups in America. ACT for America was launched as a response to the 9/11 attacks and it has been accused of existing “to advance anti-Muslim legislation and spread hate speech,” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. The group, which claims to have 750,000 members and 1,000 volunteer groups, is holding its national two-day conference on 2 October in Arlington, Virginia, at the Marriott Crystal Gateway hotel.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 6:50 AM
|U.S.-backed forces capture big gas field in Syria's Deir al-Zor: senior commander
By Suleiman Al-Khalidi AMMAN (Reuters) - U.S.-backed forces said on Saturday they had seized a major natural gas field in Syria's Deir al-Zor province from Islamic State militants in rapid advances since the start of an operation earlier this month to capture areas east of the Euphrates river. Commander Ahmed Abu Khawla told Reuters that the Conoco gas field was the first of its kind taken by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias, since it began an offensive earlier this month to capture the eastern province.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 23, 2017 6:40 PM