CBS News is reporting that Spencer Stone, the U.S. airman who helped foil a terror attack on a French train this summer, was stabbed Wednesday night.
Rep. Tim Murphy's sensible bill on mental health and guns is unlikely to become law.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email server, containing an electronic inventory of some 55,000 pages of emails from her stint as secretary of state, was repeatedly hit by attempted cyberattacks originating in China, South Korea and Germany in 2014, according to a congressional document obtained by The Associated Press.
The media mogul makes the comment while comparing GOP candidate Ben Carson to the president.
Republican Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to be the next speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, members of the chamber said on Thursday, and the election to choose the next top leader in the chamber has been postponed. In a meeting with fellow Republicans, McCarthy, the current House majority leader, said that "I am not the one at this time," according to Republican Representative Peter King. House Republican Conference spokesman Nate Hodson said the election for Republican speaker nominee was postponed until a later date.
(Reuters) - France train attack hero Spencer Stone was repeatedly stabbed in Sacramento, California and is in stable condition, media reports said on Thursday.
Mercy Medical Center spokeswoman Kathleen Nickel did not say when he was released or give an update on his condition. Mintz, an 30-year-old army veteran, blocked a gunman from entering a classroom at Umpqua Community College, his former girlfriend told Reuters last week.
By Susan Cooper Eastman JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (Reuters) - The U.S. Coast Guard on Wednesday ended its search for missing crew of the cargo ship El Faro that sank off the Bahamas last week after sailing into the path of Hurricane Joaquin. An exhaustive air and sea search for possible survivors was called off at sunset, six days after communication was lost with the ship and the 33 people aboard, the Coast Guard said. The decision came a day after federal safety officials arrived in Jacksonville, Florida, El Faro's home port, to launch an investigation into what maritime experts have called the worst cargo shipping disaster involving a U.S.-flagged vessel in more than 30 years.
By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton will propose a tax on high-frequency trading, her campaign said late Wednesday. The tax would target securities transactions with excessive levels of order cancellations, which destabilize the markets, a campaign aide said. "The growth of high-frequency trading has unnecessarily burdened our markets and enabled unfair and abusive trading strategies," the aide said.