Mourning victims of deadly van attack in Toronto

A crowd gathered late Tuesday in Toronto's North York community to pay their respects to the van victims at a makeshift memorial of roses, candles and messages of condolence. … [Read more...]

PG&E offers new $3,000 rebate to Nissan Leaf buyers

California is already by far the No. 1 state for sales of electric cars, and the state's biggest utility apparently wants to add to that momentum. PG&E (formerly Pacific Gas & Electric) announced yesterday a new $3,000 purchase incentive for new Nissan Leafs. The utility company rebate is taken off the purchase price and comes on top of a $7,000 rebate from the state and the $7,500 federal tax … [Read more...]

Alek Minassian: Toronto attack suspect posted online about 'incel rebellion', say police

Alek Minassian, the Toronto van attack suspect, is believed to have posted on Facebook praising “incel” killer Elliot Rodger only minutes before 10 people were mown down and killed in the Canadian city on Monday. In 2014 Rodger, 22, killed six people and injured 13 in California, having raged online at women for rejecting him, also using the term “incel”, before taking his own life. … [Read more...]

Man who shot 2 police officers, 1 civilian in Dallas arrested

Authorities arrested the man accused of shooting two police officers and a security guard, and leading officers on a massive manhunt. ABC News' Kendis Gibson reports. … [Read more...]

'Christian Researcher' Has A Head-Spinning New Doomsday Prediction

A self-declared Bible "researcher" and conspiracy theorist who has predicted a … [Read more...]

Strained by tourism, Philippines' once idyllic Boracay checks in for rehab

The resort is being reduced to piles of rock and steel rods, the first in a wave of demolitions of illegal structures on the tourist island of Boracay on the orders of the Philippines' no-nonsense president, Rodrigo Duterte. Boracay is just one of more than 7,300 islands in the Philippines, but it draws 2 million visitors annually, just under a third of the country's total tourist arrivals last … [Read more...]

Everus EV Previews Honda's First Mass-Produced Electric Vehicle

The production version will go on sale before the end of the year, but only in China. … [Read more...]

Trump's Budget Director Admits He Spoke Only To Lobbyists Who Paid Him

Mick Mulvaney, President Donald Trump's budget director, raised eyebrows on … [Read more...]

Manhunt Underway for Man Who Allegedly Killed a Deputy in Maine

A man scheduled to appear in court to face gun charges Wednesday killed a sheriff's deputy in Maine, stole his cruiser and robbed a convenience store, officials said. … [Read more...]

Debbie Lesko keeps Arizona 8th in GOP hands in special election – USA TODAY

USA TODAYDebbie Lesko keeps Arizona 8th in GOP hands in special electionUSA TODAYPHOENIX — Republican Debbie Lesko defeated Democrat Hiral Tipirneni in the election to fill a vacant congressional seat that spans the west Phoenix area, but her relatively narrow victory margin Tuesday will do little to calm Republicans nervous about ...Republicans hope to avoid another upset loss in Arizona vote for … [Read more...]

Debbie Lesko wins special US House election in Arizona

Republicans maintain control of House seat; Alicia Acuna reports. … [Read more...]

Republicans Hold On To Arizona House Seat That Trump Won In A Landslide

Republicans held on to a contested Arizona House seat in Tuesday's special … [Read more...]

California university won't punish professor who jeered Bush

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California State University, Fresno professor who called Barbara Bush "an amazing racist" and cheered her death will not be punished, the president of the university announced Tuesday. … [Read more...]

The Latest: Crowd gathers at memorial for van attack victims

TORONTO (AP) — The latest on the incident in which a van plowed down a Toronto sidewalk, killing and injuring people (all times local): … [Read more...]

Joy Reid Doubles Down: Homophobic Posts ‘Hacked,' ‘Fraudulent’

MSNBC's Joy Reid is standing by her claim that her now-defunct blog was the … [Read more...]

U.S. environment agency proposes limits to science used in rulemaking

By Valerie Volcovici and Timothy Gardner WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency proposed a rule on Tuesday that would limit the kinds of scientific research it can use in crafting regulations, an apparent concession to big business that has long requested such restrictions. Under the new proposals, the EPA will no longer be able to rely on scientific research that is … [Read more...]

U.S. Supreme Court divided over Texas electoral district fight

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared divided along ideological lines as it heard a bid by Texas to revive Republican-drawn electoral districts thrown out by a lower court for diluting the clout of black and Hispanic voters. Some of the conservative justices seemed willing during arguments in the case to accept that the Republican-led Texas … [Read more...]

ICC apologises as India rape guru tweet causes political row

Cricket's world governing body apologised Wednesday after leaving a sarcastic remark on a video showing Prime Minister Narendra Modi sharing a stage with an Indian guru convicted of raping a teenage girl. The International Cricket Council went into damage control after its Twitter account posted the Hindu prayer "Narayan, Narayan" (Oh Lord, Oh Lord) beneath a video of Modi standing with Asaram … [Read more...]