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Ricoh McClain. Photo credit: Prince George's County Police

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Ricoh McClain is accused of stabbing a man who had cut the line at Popeyes, police say

Police have arrested the suspect in a fatal stabbing at a Popeyes restaurant in Oxon Hill, Maryland.

Man stabbed to death after argument over Popeyes chicken sandwich

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He had been in line for a chicken sandwich when he and another man got into an argument, which spilled ...

A man was stabbed to death Monday at a Maryland Popeyes after what appears to have been an argument over the restaurant's re-released chicken sandwich, police said.

Trump loses appeal in New York tax case, must hand over returns - File image

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Trump's lawyer Jay Sekulow said he would appeal the case to the Supreme Court. Trump had earlier lost the initial case before a federal district court, and it was since fast-tracked.

A federal appeals court ruled Monday that President Donald Trump's tax returns must be turned over to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, who had subpoenaed the documents from Trump's accounting firm as part of an investigation into the pre-election payoffs to two women who alleged affairs with Trump.

McDonald's CEO pushed out after relationship with employee

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In an email to employees, Easterbrook acknowledged he had a relationship with an employee and said it was a mistake.

McDonald's chief executive officer has been pushed out of the company after violating company policy by engaging in a consensual relationship with an employee, the corporation said Sunday.

Trump impeachment effort passes first test in divided U.S. Congress Reuters image

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The probe focuses on a July 25 telephone call in which the U.S. president asked his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymr Zelenskiy, to investigate Trump’s Democratic political rival Joe Biden, a former U.S. vice president, and his son Hunter, who had served as a director for Ukrainian energy company Burisma.

A deeply divided U.S. House of Representatives took a major step on Thursday in the effort to impeach President Donald Trump when lawmakers approved rules for the next, more public, stage in the Democratic-led inquiry into Trump’s attempt to have Ukraine investigate a domestic political rival.

Pope Francis presides over a Mass for the closing of the Amazon synod in St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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In prepared remarks, which he didn't read, he appeared to hint at the appeal for married priests when he encouraged being open to "new things."

On the heels of a landmark call by Amazon region bishops for married men to become priests, Pope Francis on Sunday exhorted Catholics to be open to fresh ways of evangelization, saying the church must "open new roads for the proclamation of the Gospel."

Corporal Stephen Downey (Photo provided by Police)

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Authorities say he punched Andre Verdier in the face several times after Verdier complained that his handcuffs were too tight.

A white Maryland police officer has been sentenced to spend six months in jail after he was convicted of assault for repeatedly punching a black suspect who was handcuffed and seat-belted in a police vehicle.

Former special counsel Robert Mueller arrives to testify before the House Judiciary Committee hearing, about his report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, on Capitol Hill, July 24, 2019, in Washington

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According to Howell's findings, Volume I of the Mueller report includes 240 redactions on the basis of grand jury secrecy and Volume II includes "some but fewer" redactions on the same ground.

A federal judge has ruled that the Justice Department must turn certain portions of former special counsel Robert Mueller's grand jury evidence over to the House Judiciary Committee.

G-7 summit won't be at Trump National Doral Miami resort: Trump

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....Therefore, based on both Media & Democrat Crazed and Irrational Hostility, we will no longer consider Trump National Doral, Miami, ...

Two days after the White House confirmed that next year's Group of Seven summit would be at the Trump National Doral Miami resort, the president tweeted late Saturday that no, actually, it will not.

Boeing pilots' messages on 737 MAX safety raise new questions

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In a transcript of instant messages between two employees, the 737 MAX’s then-chief technical pilot, Mark Forkner, said the so-called MCAS anti-stall system in the airplane was “running rampant” in a flight simulator session.

A Boeing Co senior pilot said he might have unintentionally misled regulators, in a series of internal messages from 2016 that became public Friday, plunging the world’s largest airplane maker into a fresh crisis.

Trump threatens to sue CNN, seeks 'substantial' payment over damages: letter

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Harder also threatened a libel lawsuit over “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by author Michael Wolff, a book that portrayed an inept president in a fumbling White House.

Lawyers for U.S. President Donald Trump and his re-election campaign have threatened in a letter to sue CNN for what they said was the network falsely advertising itself as a news organization, calling on executives to first discuss an “appropriate resolution” to the matter that would include a “substantial” payment to cover damages.

Trump to host G7 summit at his Florida golf resort, sparking criticism

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“The Constitution is clear: the President cannot accept gifts or payments from foreign governments. No one is above the law,” Pelosi wrote on Twitter.

U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year’s Group of Seven economic summit of developed nations’ leaders at his Florida golf resort, a move Democrats and others decried as more evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain.

Mick Mulvaney, acting White House chief of staff. Reuters image

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In prepared testimony, Sondland said he and two other officials - Energy Secretary Rick Perry and Ukraine Special Envoy Kurt Volker - were disappointed in Trump’s May order, but they followed it anyway.

President Donald Trump’s withholding of $391 million in military aid to Ukraine was linked to his request that the Ukrainians look into a claim - debunked as a conspiracy theory - about the 2016 U.S. election, a senior presidential aide said on Thursday, the first time the White House acknowledged such a connection.

The deceased, Baptista Adjei

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Police said a 15-year-old boy who handed himself in to a police station was charged with murder on Saturday.

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with murder following the fatal stabbing of 15-year-old Baptista Adjei near a London shopping centre.

James Smith, Jefferson's neighbor, told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram he called a non-emergency police number when he saw her doors open and lights on in the early morning hours.

A black woman was shot and killed by a white police officer in her Fort Worth, Texas home after a neighbor called dispatchers to report the woman's front door was open, police said.

Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized this bushbuck skin and head at Dulles in late August. (Officials with U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized this bushbuck skin and head at Dulles in late August. Courtesy of U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

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No, you can’t bring African animal skins, heads, or giant African land snail shells to the U.S. and call them ‘drums and clothes’

 Customs and Border Protection agents seized a shipment with the unusual animal products at Dulles International Airport.

Igor Fruman, Lev Parnas

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Both men were expected to figure in the House impeachment drive and had been asked to produce documents and give testimony. Parnas had been scheduled to take part in a deposition ...

Two foreign-born Florida businessmen who have helped President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani investigate political rival Joe Biden were arrested in a scheme to illegally funnel money to a pro-Trump election committee and other U.S. political candidates, prosecutors said on Thursday.

Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden leaves a campaign town hall meeting in Rochester, New Hampshire, U.S., October 9, 2019. REUTERS/Mary Schwalm

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During a campaign stop in New Hampshire, the Democratic front-runner to face Trump in the November 2020 presidential election, took the gloves off.

U.S. Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden called for the impeachment of his potential 2020 election foe Donald Trump for the first time on Wednesday, in a deepening partisan fight over a congressional investigation of the Republican president.

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