Paris authorities probing the Notre Dame fire are looking into whether the massive blaze was sparked by an electrical problem, according to a report. “There could have been a short circuit,” a source close to the investigation told Le Parisien newspaper on Tuesday. More specifically, investigators are eyeing elevators installed...
PHOENIX — Detained asylum seekers who have shown they have a credible fear of returning to their country will no longer be able to ask a judge to grant them bond. U.S. Attorney General William Barr decided Tuesday that asylum seekers who clear a “credible fear” interview and are...
President Trump on Tuesday vetoed a bill calling for the U.S. to withdraw support from the Saudi-led war in Yemen, the White House said. In a letter to the Senate, Trump called the measure “a dangerous attempt to weaken my constitutional authorities, endangering the lives of American citizens and...
Democratic presidential hopeful Cory Booker admitted Tuesday that there is an issue with illegal immigration on the southern border — and urged fellow Democrats not to deny the severity of the situation. Booker, a senator from New Jersey, made the statement at a campaign event in Sergeant Bluff, Iowa,...
A measles-infected Hasidic man traveled from Brooklyn to Michigan, unknowingly becoming Patient Zero in the Midwest by spreading the disease to 39 people before frantic health officials tracked him down, a report said Tuesday. Shortly after setting out on a cross-country charity fundraising trip last month, the man felt...
The Trump Organization wants a judge to toss Michael Cohen’s lawsuit claiming the company owes him more than $1.9 million because of a contract he claims he had with his former employer, which the company calls “phantom” and “fictitious,” in new court papers. President Trump’s former lawyer and “fixer”...
Joe Biden secretly recorded a Spanish-language campaign ad over the weekend ahead of the expected launch of his 2020 presidential campaign in coming weeks, Politico reported. The actors had to sign nondisclosure agreements, but images of the commercial, which was shot in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., found their way onto...
An 18-year-old woman “infatuated with Columbine” has traveled to Colorado — days before the 20th anniversary of the high school massacre — with the intent of buying firearms and possibly targeting a school, cops said Tuesday. Sol Pais is believed to be somewhere in the Denver-Littleton area, with cops...
A Michigan man was sentenced to life in prison Monday for killing a 16-year-old girl who accused him of rape. Quinn James, 43, had been charged with sexually assaulting Mujey Dumbuya and was free on bond when he strangled her to death in January 2018, according to prosecutors. He was...
Notre Dame cathedral was “15 to 30 minutes” away from complete destruction, French authorities revealed Tuesday. It took more than 12 hours for firefighters to extinguish the flames raging inside the Gothic gem — but the structure would have been completely reduced to cinders had it taken any longer,...