Prime Minister Theresa May has raised the terror threat in the UK to its highest level for the first time in a decade. She also activated Operation Temperer, which allows military personnel on the streets to free up police resources.
Former NSA contractor and U.S. fugitive Edward Snowden can stay in Russia until he decides to leave, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova has said. The former NSA contractor has been living in Russia since 2013.
The Republican-led Senate on Friday gave Donald Trump the biggest triumph of his young presidency, confirming his Supreme Court nominee over strong Democratic opposition and restoring a conservative majority on the highest U.S. judicial court.
“There is no such thing as ‘clean coal,’” said Travis Nichols, of Greenpeace. “It’s a myth used by the industry to get taxpayer money in order to prop up a dying industry. Coal miners deserve a just transition, not snake oil and empty promises.”
The Kentucky doctor dragged off a United Airlines flight from Chicago earlier this month has received a financial settlement from the airline. Lawyers for Dr. David Dao, 69, say a condition of the payout is that the “amount remain confidential.”