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Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case
Heiress pleads guilty in NXIVM sex slave case

An heiress pleaded guilty on Friday in a sensational case accusing a cult-like upstate New York group of creating a secret harem of sex slaves for the group's self-anointed spiritual leader. Clare Bronfman admitted in her plea in federal court in Brooklyn that she harbored someone who was living

Adele, husband Simon Konecki have separated
Adele, husband Simon Konecki have separated

NEW YORK (AP) - Adele and her husband Simon Konecki have separated.

Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report
Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report

The number of Americans who approve of President Trump dropped 3 points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report.

GOP Sen. Mitt Romney: 'I am sickened' over Trump's conduct revealed in Mueller report
GOP Sen. Mitt Romney: 'I am sickened' over Trump's conduct revealed in Mueller report

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney said the conduct by President Donald Trump and his campaign outlined in special counsel Robert Mueller's report left him "sickened" and "appalled"

Fire-ravaged Notre Dame now stabilized, firefighters leave
Fire-ravaged Notre Dame now stabilized, firefighters leave

PARIS (AP) - Architects and construction workers have stabilized the damaged structure of Notre Dame cathedral, four days after a fast-spreading fire ravaged the iconic Paris building, and firefighters were leaving the site Friday night, a fire service official said.

Assad urges progress on Idlib deal ahead of Syria talks
Assad urges progress on Idlib deal ahead of Syria talks

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday called for progress on a stalled buffer zone deal around jihadist-dominated Idlib region ahead of fresh talks aimed at ending his country's eight-year war. Assad met envoy Alexander Lavrentiev from key ally Russia in Damascus to discuss the negotiations due April 25-26 in Kazakhstan. Iran and Russia are the major supporters of the Syrian regime, and along with rebel backer Turkey have sponsored repeated rounds of talks in the Central Asian nation.

Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in New York sex cult case
Seagram heiress Clare Bronfman pleads guilty in New York sex cult case
  • US
  • 2019-04-19 22:29:19Z

Seagram liquor heiress Clare Bronfman pleaded guilty on Friday to harboring an illegal immigrant and enabling credit card fraud as part of an alleged sex cult based in upstate New York.     Bronfman, 40, entered her plea to the two criminal counts before U.S. District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in federal court in Brooklyn, New York.

Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life
Parents who starved and shackled children sentenced to life

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) - The eldest son and daughter of a couple who starved and shackled 12 of their children spoke publicly for the first time Friday, alternately condemning and forgiving their parents before a judge sentenced the pair to up to life in prison.

Donald Trump lashes out at 'Crazy Mueller Report;' calls probe a 'big, fat, waste of time'
Donald Trump lashes out at 'Crazy Mueller Report;' calls probe a 'big, fat, waste of time'

President Trump referred to parts of the report as "bulls---," but did not elaborate.

Trump seethes over Mueller report, Democrat demands impeachment
Trump seethes over Mueller report, Democrat demands impeachment

A seething President Donald Trump launched a tirade Friday against the "bullshit" Mueller report on how he tried to thwart the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, while a leading Democratic opponent urged his impeachment. Just 24 hours earlier, the president crowed "Game Over" after the report by special counsel Robert Mueller was finally released, following two years of investigations. Crucially, the report stated that Trump's election campaign never colluded with Russian meddling efforts, clearing the president of suspicions that he'd been in cahoots with the Kremlin.

Armed civilians are detaining migrants at the border. The ACLU wants them investigated.
Armed civilians are detaining migrants at the border. The ACLU wants them investigated.

The United Constitutional Patriots is patrolling the border area, armed with weapons and searching for migrants.

Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report: Reuters/Ipsos poll
  • US
  • 2019-04-19 21:14:00Z

The number of Americans who approve of President Donald Trump dropped by 3 percentage points to the lowest level of the year following the release of a special counsel report detailing Russian interference in the last U.S. presidential election, according to an exclusive Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll. The poll, conducted Thursday afternoon to Friday morning, is the first national survey to measure the response from the American public after the U.S. Justice Department released Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report that recounted numerous occasions in which Trump may have interfered with the investigation. In his report, Mueller said his investigation did not establish...

Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo
Attackers kill doctor at hospital in Congo's Ebola epicenter

BENI, Congo (AP) - Attackers stormed a hospital at the epicenter of Congo's Ebola outbreak and killed "a dear colleague," the head of the World Health Organization said Friday as he condemned the latest violence against health workers trying to contain the virus.

Elizabeth Warren calls for Trump to be impeached after Mueller report
Elizabeth Warren calls for Trump to be impeached after Mueller report

Elizabeth Warren became the first major presidential candidate to call for President Donald Trump to be impeached after the Mueller report's release.

'La Llorona' movie promotion with Mexican healers draws fire
  • World
  • 2019-04-19 20:52:02Z

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) - A promotion around the movie "The Curse of La Llorona" using traditional Mexican healers for "spiritual cleansings" before screenings of the horror film is drawing strong criticism from healers and scholars who say the stunts are offensive and demeaning.

Top Democrats in Congress reject Barr's proposal to limit Mueller report access
  • US
  • 2019-04-19 20:50:41Z

Top Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Friday rejected Attorney General William Barr's proposal to allow them access to a less-redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation report. In an April 19 letter to the attorney general, six Democratic lawmakers led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer instead reiterated their demand for Barr to release the unredacted Mueller report and underlying evidence to Congress.

Republican Mitt Romney
Republican Mitt Romney 'sickened' by Mueller description of Trump

Republican Senator Mitt Romney said Friday that he was "sickened" and "appalled" by what Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report revealed about President Donald Trump and his aides, while most Republicans declined to comment on the explosive report. "I am sickened at the extent and pervasiveness of dishonesty and misdirection by individuals in the highest office of the land, including the president," Romney said in a statement. Released on Thursday after a nearly two-year investigation, Mueller's report detailed a huge amount of cooperative but not criminal contacts between Trump's 2016 election campaign and Russia that assisted the Republican against his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton.

Trump supporter threatens to kill Democratic lawmakers over Rep. Omar's 9/11 comments, docs say
Trump supporter threatens to kill Democratic lawmakers over Rep. Omar's 9/11 comments, docs say

A South Florida man was arrested Friday after accused of threatening to kill several high-profile Democratic lawmakers, specifically citing his support for President Donald Trump and his disdain for Rep. Ilhan Omar in light of her comments about the 9/11 terror attacks.

Top Aides Resign From Kim Foxx
Top Aides Resign From Kim Foxx's Office After Jussie Smollett Case

According to the Chicago Tribune, chief ethics officer April Perry and specialprosecutor Mark Rotert, who leads the Conviction Integrity Unit, will stepdown on May 3

Prosecutor Handling Jussie Smollett Case Says She Won
Prosecutor Handling Jussie Smollett Case Says She Won't Speak About It Yet

"I want the public to know that I am committed to assuring a transparentreview of how this office functioned in the Smollett case," she said

The Latest: Trump golfs with Rush Limbaugh in Florida
The Latest: Trump golfs with Rush Limbaugh in Florida

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on special counsel Robert Mueller's report and President Donald Trump (all times local):

Israeli tank, aircraft hit Gaza after cross-border fire: army
Israeli tank, aircraft hit Gaza after cross-border fire: army

Israel on Friday struck Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip with tank and aircraft fire after troops were shot at on the Israeli side of the border, the army said. The Israeli military said in a statement that "no injuries to soldiers were reported" after its troops came under fire. Palestinian security sources in Hamas-ruled Gaza told AFP that the Israeli strikes hit Hamas military observation posts at three locations along the frontier.

Djokovic falls to Medvedev in Monte Carlo, Nadal marches on
Djokovic falls to Medvedev in Monte Carlo, Nadal marches on

World number one Novak Djokovic's French Open preparations were dealt with a blow as he suffered a 6-3 4-6 6-2 defeat by Russian Daniil Medvedev in the Monte Carlo Masters quarter-finals on Friday. Djokovic, twice champion in Monte Carlo, fought back to level the match after dropping the first set

After months clamoring for Mueller's findings, Congress weighs what's next. First, a subpoena for everything
After months clamoring for Mueller's findings, Congress weighs what's next. First, a subpoena for everything

Congress is wrestling with how to respond to revelations in special counsel Robert Mueller's report, but will start by seeking more information.

House subpoena for Mueller report escalates investigation
House subpoena for Mueller report escalates investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) - The chairman of the House Judiciary Committee issued a subpoena Friday for special counsel Robert Mueller's report as Congress escalates its investigation of President Donald Trump.

Donald Trump Is Weak and Afraid. The Mueller Report Proves It
Donald Trump Is Weak and Afraid. The Mueller Report Proves It

The President is not the man his supporters think he is, writes David French

Wendy Williams Encourages Teresa Giudice to Leave Joe:
Wendy Williams Encourages Teresa Giudice to Leave Joe: 'I Wouldn't Want Him Home'

Wendy Williams Gives Advice to Teresa Giudice amid Divorce

Ukraine vote rivals clash in stadium debate
Ukraine vote rivals clash in stadium debate

A comedian tipped to take over Ukraine's presidency and his incumbent rival went head-to-head in a bitter stadium debate Friday, as campaigning reached its grand finale before a weekend vote. Several thousand spectators attended the first and only policy head-to-head of the extraordinary campaign that took place in Kiev's Olympic Stadium amid beefed-up security. "I am not a politician," said Zelensky, who spoke first.

Real Housewives
Real Housewives' husband Joe Giudice loses immigration appeal

"Real Housewives of New Jersey" husband Joe Giudice has lost his appeal to avoid deportation to Italy

Man who mailed white powder to Trump
Man who mailed white powder to Trump's sons gets probation
  • US
  • 2019-04-19 16:44:05Z

A Massachusetts man was sentenced on Friday to five years of probation after admitting he mailed threatening letters filled with a suspicious white powder to several prominent people, including U.S. President Donald Trump's sons. Federal prosecutors in Boston had sought three years in prison for Daniel Frisiello, 25, of Beverly, Massachusetts, whose hoax letters included one in February 2018 addressed to Donald Trump Jr. Trump's then-wife, Vanessa, opened the letter and was taken to the hospital. Investigators later determined the powder sent to Trump's eldest son's home was harmless, as was the substance contained in an earlier letter Frisiello sent during the 2016 presidential...

'Still alive!': Notre Dame's 180,000 bees survive cathedral fire
'Still alive!': Notre Dame's 180,000 bees survive cathedral fire

The 180,000 bees live in three hives on Notre Dame's roof as part of an effort since 2013 to help prevent bee die-off.

Northern Ireland journalist is killed; police hunt suspects
Northern Ireland journalist is killed; police hunt suspects

Police in Northern Ireland said Friday they are searching for multiple suspects in the fatal shooting of a journalist during overnight rioting in the city of Londonderry. The Police Service of Northern Ireland said 29-year-old journalist and author Lyra McKee was shot and killed, probably by a stray

Swedish climate activist Thunberg admits she might be
Swedish climate activist Thunberg admits she might be 'very naive'
  • World
  • 2019-04-19 15:56:38Z

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg wants to fix climate change and hopes for world peace, but acknowledges that she might be being "very naive". Thunberg, 16, has brought her campaign against rising global temperatures to Rome this week, meeting Pope Francis, addressing Italian parliamentarians and joining a student protest on Friday in a city-center square. Thunberg shot to prominence last August with weekly sit-ins on the cobblestones in front of Stockholm's Parliament House with her "school strike for climate" sign.

Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade
Two-wave US flu season is now the longest in a decade

Three months ago, this flu season was shaping up to be short and mild in the U.S. But a surprising second viral wave has made it the longest in 10 years. This flu season has been officially going for 21 weeks, according to reports collected through last week and released Friday by the Centers for Disease

Kim Foxx
Kim Foxx's chief ethics officer, integrity unit director resign following Smollett controversy

Two top deputies in the Cook County State's Attorney's Office submit their resignations after charges are dropped in the Jussie Smollett case; Matt Finn reports on the details.

U.S. housing starts approach two-year low; permits weak
U.S. housing starts approach two-year low; permits weak

U.S. homebuilding dropped to a near two-year low in March, pulled down by persistent weakness in the single-family housing segment, suggesting the housing market continued to struggle despite declining mortgage rates. Some of the weakness in homebuilding reported by the Commerce Department on Friday

Jordan Spieth blames Heritage putting woes on the Masters: "I got Augusta
Jordan Spieth blames Heritage putting woes on the Masters: "I got Augusta'd"

I really got Augusta'd out here," Spieth said. "What I mean is, I was still putting to the speed of Augusta. I haven't fully made the transition away from that.

Kourtney Kardashian
Kourtney Kardashian's 40th Birthday Party Had Two Exes, Paris Hilton, Sia Unmasked, and a Naked Bathtub Cake

Another extravagant Kardashian-Jenner party.

Mueller report offers road map on obstruction. Despite Barr, Congress may use it.
Mueller report offers road map on obstruction. Despite Barr, Congress may use it.

If Congress punts, Trump could face obstruction charges from a future attorney general. The statute of limitations lasts until at least January 2022.

Driver with STAYUMBL license plate, notorious for cutting people off around Durham, charged in incident with bus
Driver with STAYUMBL license plate, notorious for cutting people off around Durham, charged in incident with bus

The STAYUMBL license plate is notorious on the road and social media. Folks say the driver behind the wheel will speed up, cut people off and then slam on her brakes, sometimes causing a crash.

Al Roker Meets Hoda Kotb
Al Roker Meets Hoda Kotb's New Daughter and Calls Her 'The Reason I Can't Stop Smiling'

Al Roker Meets Hoda Kotb's New Daughter

Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station
Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) - A private cargo ship brought the makings of an Easter feast to the International Space Station on Friday, along with mice and little flying robots.

Vladimir Putin's team doesn't like Robert Mueller's report on election interference, Trump
Vladimir Putin's team doesn't like Robert Mueller's report on election interference, Trump

Kremlin seeks to downplay the findings of the special counsel on Russia's election activity in the United States.

The Mueller investigation: If Donald Trump didn't break the law, he surely bent it
The Mueller investigation: If Donald Trump didn't break the law, he surely bent it

If the president didn't obstruct justice, it wasn't for a lack of trying: Our view

Kremlin says Mueller report shows no evidence of Russian meddling
  • US
  • 2019-04-19 11:21:57Z

The Kremlin said on Friday that U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report did not contain any evidence the Russian state had meddled in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Mueller's report, released on Thursday, details extensive contacts between Donald Trump's 2016 campaign and Russian operatives who, it said, sought to tilt the election in Trump's favor.

Pete the Planner: Should I pay off my mortgage before retirement?

I have an extra $750 per month right now, and I'm trying to decide whether to pay more on my mortgage or invest more for retirement. I can afford to have a mortgage for the first few years of retirement, but I'd rather not have that payment. What do you think I should do?

Trio of North Face climbers presumed dead in avalanche at Canada's Banff park
Trio of North Face climbers presumed dead in avalanche at Canada's Banff park

American Jess Roskelley and Austrians David Lama and Hansjorg Auer were attempting to climb Howse Peak in Canada's Banff National Park, officials say.

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Is Raising Millions for His 2020 Campaign. This Map Shows Who
Mayor Pete Buttigieg Is Raising Millions for His 2020 Campaign. This Map Shows Who's Giving the Most

An impressive number in just a few months.

Robert Mueller Made One Mistake: He Trusted Bill Barr
Robert Mueller Made One Mistake: He Trusted Bill Barr

Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/GettyTwo days before the 50th anniversary of Robert Mueller being seriously wounded while leading his platoon against a numerically superior enemy in Vietnam, his latest service to the nation was released in the form of the Special Counsel's Report.In a morning press conference before the release, Attorney General William Barr seemed to give a friend of three decades his due after two years of lies and slander by our president."I would also like to thank Special Counsel Mueller for his service and the thoroughness of his investigation, particularly his work exposing the nature of Russia's attempts to interfere in our electoral process," Barr said.A...

Israel destroys family apartments of accused Palestinian killer
Israel destroys family apartments of accused Palestinian killer

Israeli forces destroyed two apartments in the occupied West Bank on Friday that housed the family of a Palestinian accused of killing an Israeli woman in February, the army said. Some clashes broke out between Palestinian residents and Israeli forces during the operation, AFP journalists reported.

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