Trump’s pick for Saudi Ambassador is expert on Hezbollah and Iran

Retired General John Abizaid has advocated close US-Israel ties as well as been outspoken about Iran’s nuclear program and Hezbollah.

Mira Ricardel to leave White House, after Melania Trump’s office called for her dismissal

Just one day after the office of first lady Melania Trump called for her dismissal, deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is officially set to exit …

U.S. lawmaker says Facebook cannot be trusted to regulate itself

Democratic U.S. Representative David Cicilline, expected to become the next chairman of House Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel, said on Wednesday that Facebook cannot be trusted …

Kirk Minihane will leave WEEI morning program, get a show on Radio.com

Minihane, who has been on a leave of absence since September, will stay within the Entercom group.

CMA Awards 2018: Red Carpet Arrivals

All of the stars hit the red carpet for the 2018 Country Music Awards at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn. on Wednesday.

Michael Avenatti arrested by LAPD in domestic violence incident

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, has been arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion of domestic violence, police said. Josh Rubenstein, LAPD’s …

Machines overheat, lawsuits loom as recount deadline nears

Seven recount lawsuits have been filed in Tallahassee alone as tabulating continues with round-the-clock shifts to meet Thursday’s 3 p.m. ET deadline; Doug McKelway reports.

In Paradise, the Class of 2019 faces an uncertain future. Will a school die even after surviving a wildfire?

The score of the Friday night football game last month between the Paradise High School Bobcats and the Shasta High School Wolves was tied at …

Brexit deal: critics line up after May wins cabinet support – Politics live

PM announces she has secured backing for plan after ‘long, detailed and impassioned debate’ Full report: May secures cabinet backing for Brexit deal Theresa May’s …

The Five — Wednesday, November 14

On Wednesday, the show kicked off with a discussion on the migrant caravans controversy. Later, an update on the Florida election crisis. .

Michael Avenatti in custody after domestic violence allegations.

The lawyer, a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, was reportedly arrested in Los Angeles.

Walmart’s LatAm delivery app Cornershop eyeing Canada and U.S

Cornershop, a Latin American grocery delivery app being acquired by Walmart, plans to expand into Canada early next year as a test market for the …

Morale at Facebook has dropped after years of scandals: Report

“Bulls & Bears” panel on the Wall Street Journal report that employee morale at Facebook is declining and The New York Times report discussing how …

Report: Avenatti arrested, accused of domestic violence

Michael Avenatti, the lawyer for adult film actress Stormy Daniels who says she had a sexual relationship with Donald Trump, was arrested after his estranged …

Her father ran back into the house during the Camp fire. Then she watched it burn to the ground

‘Game of Thrones’ Season 8 release date, character comebacks and everything else you need to know

Here’s everything we know so far about the final season of «Game of Thrones.»

Stormy Daniels’ Lawyer Michael Avenatti in Police Custody After Domestic Violence Accusation

WASHINGTON (AP) — A law enforcement official says Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence. The official …

Official: Michael Avenatti taken into Los Angeles police custody

A law enforcement official says Michael Avenatti is in police custody in Los Angeles following an allegation of domestic violence

Trump supports criminal justice reform bill

President Trump throws his support behind a compromise bill to reform how criminals are penalized; chief White House correspondent John Roberts reports.

Michael Avenatti reportedly arrested on domestic violence charges

Michael Avenatti, the attorney for porn star Stormy Daniels, was reportedly arrested Wednesday for domestic violence.

Deroy Murdock: May Herb London, my friend, scholar and patriot thrive in our memories and rest in peace

The conservative movement lost a giant Saturday. And I lost my oldest friend in New York. Herbert Ira London, Ph.D., a legendary public intellectual, succumbed …

New focus on wall funding as migrants reach US border

Breakaway group of caravan migrants from Central America reaches U.S. border at Tijuana, Mexico; reaction and analysis from ‘The Five.’

Remains of mayor killed in Afghanistan returned to Utah

The remains of a Utah mayor killed while serving in the National Guard in Afghanistan have been returned to his home state.

Republicans block Yemen war vote by sneaking rule change on to wildlife bill

As opposition to US involvement in war grows, House Republicans opted for rare procedural ploy that could prevent a vote Congressional Republicans have used a …

Justice Department, SEC investigating whether Snap misled IPO investors

The Securities and Exchange Commission and Department of Justice are investigating Snap Inc. for potentially misleading investors, the latest concern for the Santa Monica company …

Trumpy Bear Is Taking The Internet By Storm

A new product called «Trumpy Bear» has caught a lot of attention after being advertised on FOX News. Don Jamieson, Jaimie La Bella, and Tom …

Flake to oppose Trump’s judicial picks to protect Mueller

<![CDATA[ Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) vowed Wednesday to oppose President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees until GOP leaders allow a vote on legislation protecting special counsel …

Israel’s hawkish defence minister quits, potentially threatening Netanyahu’s government

The prime minister, whose calling card has been national security, faces increasing criticism from his right-wing rivals.

Will Dems do worse at checking Trump than GOP did?

Could they do better?

‘Not enough room’: migrant flows strain Mexican border shelters

The arrival in the Mexican border city of Tijuana of the first few hundred travelers from migrant caravans is stretching to the limit shelters already …

Review: In Julian Schnabel’s Van Gogh biopic ‘At Eternity’s Gate,’ an artist explores an artist

Vincent van Gogh is no stranger to a theater near you. More than a dozen motion pictures tell his story (1956’s “Lust For Life” starring …

Trump, stung by midterms, retreats into cocoon of bitterness and resentment

Trump did not show up at WW I events nor lay a wreath at Arlington cemetery on Veterans Day, has cancelled trips and sent officials …

Armstrong: Like father, like son as Chad Beebe beats long odds by making NFL with Minnesota Vikings

Chad Beebe knows he’s beaten the odds. He just hopes he can keep it going. He knows all too well it can be gone in …

‘Progress is being made’ against California’s deadliest wildfire

Fire crews in northern California seized on improved weather conditions on Wednesday in their six-day-old battle to suppress the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in …

Monkey kills 12-day-old baby boy after snatching breastfeeding infant from mother in India

A monkey has snatched a 12-day-old Indian boy from his mother and killed him, police said. “A group of monkeys entered the victim’s house and …

5 things we learned about Mitch Trubisky on Wednesday: Reaction to NFC Offensive Player of the Week, improvement on hot throws and more

Here are five things we heard about Bears quarterback Mitch Trubisky from media sessions Wednesday at Halas Hall. 1. Being named NFC Offensive Player of …

Hearing reveals chilling details of fatal Southwest flight

A passenger in a window seat, Jennifer Riordan, was fatally injured — the first death on a U.S. airline flight since 2009.

KFC releasing apparel collection with items selling for nearly $400

The California Fire That Killed 48 People Is the Deadliest U.S. Wildfire in a Century

The Camp Fire in Northern California is the deadliest wildfire in the United States in a century, according to wildfire historians. The death toll for …

Monkeys in Florida carrying deadly herpes virus could double by 2022, experts say

A growing wild monkey population in central Florida has experts on edge, as these primates are carriers of the dangerous Herpes B virus that can …

Trump endorses bipartisan criminal-justice reform bill

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threw his support behind legislation that would loosen some mandatory minimum sentencing laws — a measure backed by powerful Senate …

US believes journalist missing six years in Syria is alive

A senior State Department official says journalist Austin Tice is believed to be still alive more than six years after he was abducted.

Pregnant mother shot dead with a crossbow, but her unborn child survived

The crossbow bolt reportedly hit the victim in the abdomen, just missing her baby who was later delivered by emergency C-section.

German prosecutors seek to lift immunity of far-right leader

German prosecutors said Wednesday they are seeking to lift the parliamentary immunity of a prominent far-right politician as part of a probe into potentially illegal …

Manafort business partner Gates still assisting with Mueller probe: filing

Rick Gates, a former business partner of President Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chairman Paul Manafort, is still cooperating with several ongoing investigations into Russian interference in …

Chicago police shoot gunman in East Garfield Park, officials say

Chicago police shot and wounded a gunman in the East Garfield Park neighborhood Wednesday afternoon, officials said. Officers encountered the man in the 600 block …

Trump backs sentencing reform bill he says will give ex-inmates ‘a second chance at life’

President Trump threw his support behind a bipartisan bill to reform federal sentencing guidelines Wednesday, which he said would «reduce crime while giving our fellow citizens …

Florida asks US to investigate ‘irregularities’ as state races toward recount deadline

Florida election officials asked federal prosecutors to look into allegations state Democrats sent faulty forms to voters in four counties that could have resulted in …

Netflix is testing a cheaper, mobile-only subscription option in Malaysia

With 137 million subscribers, Netflix is a giant in video streaming. But while it dominates in the US, it’s less commanding in Asia, where it …

Organizers push for recall of Fall River mayor charged with fraud

Organizers say they have collected enough signatures to begin the recall process of Fall River Mayor Jasiel Correia.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, recovering from injury, to return to workout routine next week: report

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg plans to continue her workout routine next week after recently injuring herself in a fall, her trainer reportedly said.

Officer-involved shooting in Auburn under investigation

The shooting occurred late Wednesday.

Senate and House GOP Pick Congressional Leaders – as Showdown Over Pelosi Simmers

The three leadership elections that took place Wednesday went largely as expected. Kentucky Sen. Mitch McConnell was reelected Majority Leader of the Senate and New …

President Trump makes remarks on criminal justice reform

First Step Act offers incentives for former criminals re-entering society.

Photo of Hitler embracing child of Jewish grandmother sold

A photograph showing Adolf Hitler embracing the grandchild of a Jewish woman has sold at auction for more than $11,000