Two Louisiana police officers fired after Facebook post saying Ocasio-Cortez ‘needs a round’

Two Louisiana police officers fired after Facebook post saying Ocasio-Cortez ‘needs a round’

CLOSE Rep. Ocasio-Cortez confronted Acting Homeland Security Secretary McAleenan about images of her "violent rape" from a secret Facebook group. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Two Louisiana police officers were fired Monday, just days after one of them wrote in a Facebook post that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a "vile idiot" who should be shot. Gretna, La., police officers Charlie Rispoli,…
Fiancée of beloved principal who died after bone marrow donation sues New Jersey hospital

Fiancée of beloved principal who died after bone marrow donation sues New Jersey hospital

CLOSE The fiancée of former Westfield High School Principal Derrick Nelson has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Hackensack University Medical Center and others over Nelson's unexpected death on April 8. Alexander Lewis, Home News Tribune and Courier NewsROSELAND – The fiancée of former Westfield High School Principal Derrick Nelson has filed a wrongful death lawsuit…
David Hedison, who played James Bond’s CIA friend Felix Leiter in two films, has died

David Hedison, who played James Bond’s CIA friend Felix Leiter in two films, has...

CLOSE Many actors have portrayed Bond over the years, but even more ALMOST played the iconic character. Here are Ranker's top picks. Buzz60David Hedison, best known for starring in two James Bond movies as CIA operative Felix Leiter, died July 18 at age 92, his press representative, Jennifer Allen, confirmed Monday.Hedison starred as Leiter in 1973's…
Donald Trump, congressional Democrats reach two-year budget deal, avoid crisis on debt ceiling

Donald Trump, congressional Democrats reach two-year budget deal, avoid crisis on debt ceiling

CLOSEFederal budget. (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP)WASHINGTON – The White House and congressional leaders have reached a new budget deal that calls for raising federal spending levels and lifting the debt ceiling for two years, potentially averting what could have been another nasty partisan battle this fall.President Donald Trump announced the agreement Monday on Twitter.“I am pleased…
Report: Pence canceled trip to avoid contact with an alleged drug dealer

Report: Pence canceled trip to avoid contact with an alleged drug dealer

CLOSE Vice President Mike Pence toured a Border Patrol facility in Texas after reports that migrants detained are being held in dangerous conditions. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – Vice President Mike Pence abruptly canceled a trip to New Hampshire this month to avoid shaking hands with an alleged interstate drug dealer, Politico reported Monday. White House officials have declined to explain why…
Suspension lifted on boxer who kissed reporter without consent

Suspension lifted on boxer who kissed reporter without consent

AP Published 2:34 p.m. ET July 22, 2019 | Updated 3:51 p.m. ET July 22, 2019CLOSESAN DIEGO (AP) — Officials on Monday lifted the suspension of a Bulgarian boxer who kissed a reporter without her consent during a post-fight interview after he completed a sexual harassment course and paid a $2,500 fine.The California State Athletic…
‘Off the face of the earth’: Trump says U.S. could win Afghanistan war in a week

‘Off the face of the earth’: Trump says U.S. could win Afghanistan war in...

CLOSE President Trump called Iran "nothing but trouble" after saying he heard from the U.K. that tankers were seized in the Strait of Hormuz. USA TODAYWASHINGTON – President Donald Trump said Monday that the United States could wipe Afghanistan “off the face of the Earth” in a matter of days but noted that he has chosen…
Missing for more than 50 years, wreckage of submarine is finally found

Missing for more than 50 years, wreckage of submarine is finally found

CLOSEThe submarine La Minerve, which disappeared 50 years ago, has been found off the coast of Toulon, southern France, it was announced by the French Defence Minister on July 22, 2019. (Photo: STF, AFP/Getty Images)The wreckage of a French submarine missing for more than 50 years has been discovered almost 30 miles from the vessel's home port of Toulon,…
R. Kelly representative: I would ‘absolutely not’ trust the singer with my daughter

R. Kelly representative: I would ‘absolutely not’ trust the singer with my daughter

CLOSE After R. Kelly's arrest, spokesperson Darrell Johnson clarified his role to the frustrated parent's of Joycelyn Savage, Kelly's girlfriend. USA TODAYDarrell Johnson, a member of jailed singer R. Kelly's inner circle, told Gayle King on Monday's CBS This Morning that Kelly is not doing well in custody.Kelly has been held without bond at the federal Metropolitan…
Puerto Rico Gov. Rosselló says he won’t run again as protests grow

Puerto Rico Gov. Rosselló says he won’t run again as protests grow

CLOSE Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló faces calls to resign after private chats leaked, revealing the men mocking women and victims of Hurricane Maria. Just the FAQs, USA TODAYThousands of Puerto Ricans took to the streets Monday as Gov. Ricardo Rosselló clung to his job amid a deepening scandal that has fueled intense emotions across…