• Video captures the moment a boy falls off a waterslide in California
Video captures the moment a boy falls off a waterslide in California

The description of the Riptide Rider slide on the park's website reads: "Get ready to fly and swirl down seven stories of fun". In a matter of a few seconds he's standing up as lifeguards run to help. Other park goers say they'll still give the slide a go once it reopens because they think the boy may have uncrossed his legs and not followed the ru...

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  • House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance
House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance

Returning late Saturday from his first foreign trip as president, Trump geared up to combat concerns over advisers ties to Russian Federation, including explosive reports about Jared Kushner , his indispensable aide-de-camp. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , the lone Administration official to speak out publicly about reports that Jar...

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  • Woman locked her kids in car trunk while she shopped
Woman locked her kids in car trunk while she shopped

Officers interviewed and arrested the mom of two upon returning from her Wal-Mart run. Persons arrested or charged are presumed innocent until found guilty in a court of law or as otherwise decided by a trier-of-fact. Castillo came out of the store before police arrived. The suspect faces four counts of child abuse involving physical injury and...

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  • Brush fire burning in Mandeville Canyon
Brush fire burning in Mandeville Canyon

By 4 p.m.it had spread to more than 30 acres in the Mandeville Canyon area just above Brentwood . But because of the light vegetation and stillness of the wind, it was a relatively easy fire to put out, Smith said. There is no containment. This still photo from video provided by KNBC-TV shows a home that has escaped damage as flames burned p...

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  • Trump says intelligence leaks 'deeply troubling'
Trump says intelligence leaks 'deeply troubling'

The statement added: "The leaks of sensitive information pose a grave threat to our national security". "I am asking the Department of Justice and other relevant agencies to launch a complete review of this matter, and if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law", he said.

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  • United Kingdom police find key evidence; May slams USA on leaks
United Kingdom police find key evidence; May slams USA on leaks

Rudd said Wednesday that it was " irritating " that information, including the name of the attacker, Salman Abedi , was obtained by U.S. media outlets before it was released by British police. While the singer has temporarily postponed the remainder of her tour, she rushed home to Florida , and is said to be "inconsolable" following the attack.

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  • Proposed laptop ban on flights may expand
Proposed laptop ban on flights may expand

Terrorists are " obsessed " with the idea of "knocking down an airplane in flight - particularly a U.S. carrier, if it's full of mostly USA folks", the homeland security chief said . "It is a real sophisticated threat, and I'll reserve that decision until we see where it's going, " he said of when a final ruling might come and what it might be.

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  • New Jersey eighth-graders opt out of photo with Paul Ryan
New Jersey eighth-graders opt out of photo with Paul Ryan

His mom, Elissa Malespina, said she's proud of her son for standing up for his principles. Students who explained their decision to sit out the picture said they didn't want to be associated with any of Ryan's policies. He said he and the others stood across the street while Ryan posed with their peers. "I was disgusted. What he wrote was hilar...

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  • NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences
NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

Freshman left handed pitcher Drew Parrish was sensational, entering the game with no outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the fourth inning to strike out three consecutive dangerous-hitting Tar Heels. After Jackson Lueck struck out swinging, North Carolina's Hiatt intentionally walked Quincy Nieporte who was then replaced by pinch-runner Hank...

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  • NCAA women's lacrosse final four: How to watch Penn State vs. Maryland
NCAA women's lacrosse final four: How to watch Penn State vs. Maryland

Maryland (22-0) went on a four-goal run to take an early lead over Missy Doherty's Nittany Lions, but sophomore Madison Carter's handsome spin-move strike - her 70th of the season - cut the deficit to 4-2. The second half was dominated early by the Terps, with Boston unable to find answers to five-consecutive Maryland goals. She played at Marylan...

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  • Greg Gianforte Apologizes For Body Slamming Reporter After Winning Election
Greg Gianforte Apologizes For Body Slamming Reporter After Winning Election

The special election for Montana's at-large Congressional District was a odd and unpredictable affair from the beginning, with Democrat Rob Quist , a celebrity folk singer, facing off against Republican Greg Gianforte , a tech millionaire with ties to white nationalists , hate groups , and Russian oil companies .

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  • 8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested
8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested

Authorities have also not yet released the names of the victims. University of Mississippi Medical Center spokesman Gary Pettus says Godbolt was taken to the emergency room about 70 miles from the area where authorities arrested him Sunday morning.

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  • Trump 'wide open' on whether to support Paris climate accord
Trump 'wide open' on whether to support Paris climate accord

The G-7's Italian presidency held this year's summit in the Mediterranean island of Sicily to underline the proximity of the migrant crisis. G-7 is an alliance of the seven most industrialized economies in the world: Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and the U.S.

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  • Macron explains his tense handshake with Trump
Macron explains his tense handshake with Trump

He succeeded, but just barely. " Donald Trump , the Turkish president or the Russian president see things in terms of power relationships, which doesn't bother me, " the centrist leader told the Journal du Dimanche newspaper ". Since assuming office, Trump's forceful handshake has been widely remarked on. "That is how you get respect". "I don't b...

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  • Musical legend Gregg Allman passes away at 69
Musical legend Gregg Allman passes away at 69

According to a statement on his official website , Allman died peacefully at home in Savannah, Ga . In 2016, Allman was forced to cancel his summer tour due to unspecified "serious health problems ". Gregg Allman lived the kind of life that VH1's Behind The Music was built to chronicle; a seemingly endless cycle of musical devotion, int...

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  • US President Donald Trump to decide on Paris accord next week
US President Donald Trump to decide on Paris accord next week

President Donald Trump declined to endorse the Paris climate accords on Saturday, saying he would decide in the coming days whether the United States would pull out of the 195-nation agreement. He had also made veiled criticism of Trump's plans to build a wall along the U.S.' border with Mexico, comparing the idea to France's Maginot Line, which ...

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  • G-7 leaders give US more time on climate deal
G-7 leaders give US more time on climate deal

President Donald Trump said Saturday he will make a decision next week on whether the United States will withdraw from the landmark Paris climate accord. Past U.S. presidents have also complained about North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "free riders". President Trump has had, according to the White House , a successful maiden trip outside th...

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  • Fox News founder Roger Ailes dead at 77
Fox News founder Roger Ailes dead at 77

Yet without him, friends and foes agree, the GOP's current control of Washington and statehouses nationwide may not have been possible. Ailes left the company a year ago amid a number of accusations that he sexually harassed women at the company.

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  • Florida State beats Duke 5-1, advances to ACC title game
Florida State beats Duke 5-1, advances to ACC title game

Flowers made a diving catch in the gap to left center to get the final out of the inning and keep the Cardinals off the board. It matched the Cavaliers' most runs in any inning this season (sixth inning against Rutgers on February 26, second inning against Miami on May 14).

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  • Local groups urge senators to vote against American Health Care Act
Local groups urge senators to vote against American Health Care Act

Their bill, the American Health Care Act , has come under withering attacks from almost all major healthcare groups, particularly providers. This would occur while awarding a massive tax cut to the wealthiest of Americans. The evening session came as Republican senators have begun closed-door meetings aimed at crafting a GOP bill scuttling much ...

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  • DC Sniper Gets Life Sentence Overturned
DC Sniper Gets Life Sentence Overturned

Malvo was convicted of one count of murder at a trial in Virginia, and also entered into a plea agreement; in both cases he received life sentences without parole. A hearing is set for June in that state. The attorney general's office argued unsuccessfully that the Supreme Court rulings should not apply to Malvo.

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  • Texas Senate Revives School Finance, Vouchers Bill
Texas Senate Revives School Finance, Vouchers Bill

Since the last day of the regular session on April 15, Justice had been siding with the Senate Republican plan, which calls for a two-year 20 percent reduction in income tax rates that proponents believe which spur economic investment in the state.

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  • Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess
Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess

Republicans have promised to repeal ACA since its 2010 enactment, and the House voted more than 50 times on various repeal measures in the past half dozen years. The latest bill would cut taxes by about $1 trillion over a decade, mostly for higher income people and health insurers, the CBO said . Benefits likely to be excluded from required c...

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  • Rain chances going down for Memorial Day
Rain chances going down for Memorial Day

These threats include locally heavy rain (minor flooding), large hail, high winds and even an isolated tornado. Rain is likely when the gates open at the Speedway, but the rain will end early Sunday and the afternoon looks dry with a high near 80.

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  • Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident
Mother of Uber CEO Travis Kalanick killed in boat accident

Donald was transported to Community Regional Medical Center where he is expected to survive. "Last night Travis (Kalanick) and his family suffered an unspeakable tragedy", a statement released by Uber said. Kalanick's father had moderate injuries, and his mother was dead, authorities said. The company has since grown to become an global operati...

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  • Texas children die in hot car
Texas children die in hot car

The mother then broke one of the windows and found the children unresponsive, police said. The medical examiner identified them as Cavanaugh and Juliet Ramirez. The mother told police her kids were playing inside the house in the sunroom when they just "took off" and somehow managed to get into their vehicle and locked themselves inside.

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  • New Analysis of Health Care Law Affirms Increases in Hunger, Poverty
New Analysis of Health Care Law Affirms Increases in Hunger, Poverty

The Republicans are already defying following the House's lead and have vowed to write their own repeal package. The nonpartisan agency's finding, which drew immediate fire from Democrats, patient advocates, health industry officials and some business groups, is likely to complicate Republicans' push to pass a companion bill in the Senate.

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  • Summer-like heat returns just in time for Memorial Day weekend
Summer-like heat returns just in time for Memorial Day weekend

Temperatures will trend warmer, with area highs likely in the mid to lower 80s Wednesday through Saturday . Our Memorial Day holiday weekend will be a far from ideal one weather-wise, but the news is not all gray and gloom either. Make sure to add sunscreen to your routine if you area out on this long weekend. As a result of the clouds burni...

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  • US takes
US takes "full responsibility" for Manchester intelligence leaks, Tillerson says

Britain is renowned for its "strength in times of darkness" and will not be broken by terror, he told reporters after a 90-minute discussion with Johnson. The photographs, which appear to show a detonator, metal nuts and screws and a blue Karrimor backpack that might have contained the bomb, were published a day after the suicide bomber's name wa...

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  • Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting
Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

The deaths of village police Chief Steven Eric Disario and two Pine Kirk Care Center employees stunned the Licking County village, which is located 20 miles east of Columbus and home to approximately 525 residents. Told Thorp, 'This is the situation, we don't know the cause or goal or what drove the individual to do this'. Investigators say...

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  • Justices Strike Down Two North Carolina Congressional Districts
Justices Strike Down Two North Carolina Congressional Districts

And this is where Monday's ruling could have implications for two other North Carolina cases working their way through federal courts. This decision will make it easier to challenge GOP racial gerrymanders elsewhere, which is significant because Republicans in almost every Southern state could have drawn another congressional district that ...

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  • Trump visit: Long on optics, short on vision
Trump visit: Long on optics, short on vision

By refusing to discuss the nature of a future solution to the conflict, its general contours, and the key preconditions for entering negotiations, Trump kept both sides content - at least until he gets down to real dealmaking. As well as becoming the first sitting president to visit the Western Wall , he was told by Mr Netanyahu that his presenc...

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  • Donald Trump faces new controversies as foreign trip winds down
Donald Trump faces new controversies as foreign trip winds down

USA president Donald Trump will decide whether or not to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement within a week, he said at the closing of a meeting with G7 leaders in Italy . The United States have a financial commitment in the "green fund.' I told Trump that (France's) commitment compared to our GDP is bigger than theirs and that they a...

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  • Saudi Cartoonists Show Trump Morphing From Enemy To Partner
Saudi Cartoonists Show Trump Morphing From Enemy To Partner

He sent a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinians. He said, "We are not here to lecture - we are not here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship", Trump said.

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  • Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting
Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

French sources said the two presidents would meet for about an hour to discuss a series of pressing issues - the Ukraine crisis, Syria, North Korea, the economy and the Paris climate agreement which Trump has bluntly dismissed. When he finally got a hold of Macron, Trump let him know all about it. Centrist Macron beat National Front leader Le P...

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