PITTSBURGH - The man accused of killing 11 people in a synagogue here appeared in court Monday, two days after a massacre that tore through this community and set off new waves of fear and acrimony in the United States.
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump lashed out anew Monday at the news media, calling it "the true Enemy of the People," and he again blamed what he called "fraudulent" reporting for anger that has led to a spate of recent violence in the country. The president's latest invective on Twitter comes as he faces calls to tone down his public statements amid criticism that his attacks on political rivals and the media bear some culpability for the current climate.
Hillary Clinton appeared to leave the door open to another presidential bid during comments made during a podcast taped over the weekend. Asked by Recode's Kara Swisher about a 2020 bid, Clinton initially said "no" and then paused, before saying "no" again. But after Swisher noted the pause, Clinton didn't sound so sure.
CNN said Monday, Oct. 29, that authorities had intercepted another "suspicious package" addressed to the news organization at a post office in Atlanta. It was not immediately clear whether the package was connected to the 14 the FBI has said were mailed recently to prominent Democratic and media figures who have been critical of President Donald Trump. Two of those were directed to CNN, one of which sparked an evacuation of the organization's office in New York.
JAKARTA, Indonesia - A Lion Air passenger plane that took off Monday from Jakarta, Indonesia's capital, crashed into the sea shortly after takeoff with 189 people on board in clear skies, launching a grim mission to find unlikely survivors in the country's worst air disaster in recent years.
PITTSBURGH - Authorities have named the 11 people killed Saturday when a man armed with three pistols and a semiautomatic assault-style rifle attacked a synagogue in Pittsburgh - the deadliest attack on Jews in the history of the United States.
PITTSBURGH - Four police officers were shot during the response and were in stable condition late Saturday.
President Donald Trump on Friday used his executive powers for the first time to designate a national monument, establishing a 380-acre site in Kentucky to honor African-Americans' role as soldiers during the Civil War. The move won praise from local activists and conservationists but also criticism from several environmental groups, which noted Trump had used this same authority under the 1906 Antiquities Act last year to downsize two existing national monuments in Utah.
PITTSBURGH -A gunman attacked a Pittsburgh synagogue during services Saturday morning, killing multiple people and wounding three police officers, among others. The suspect opened fire inside the Tree of Life Synagogue during a baby naming ceremony, Philadelphia's attorney general told The Associated Press.
Investigation accelerated Thursday as FBI prepared to arrest a Florida man on charges he mailed 13 suspected pipe bombs to high-profile Democrats and public figures.