Actresses Rose McGowan and Asia Argento, who have both accused film executive Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct, are candidly sharing their experiences with the man McGowan refers to as “the monster.”
The U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency said on Wednesday it would continue providing water, meals and other essentials to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico despite earlier reports its humanitarian mission in the U.S. territory would end on Wednesday. “There was never, and is not now, a decision to stop distributing commodities on the island,” FEMA said in a written statement on Wednesday evening. Puerto Rico is struggling to recover from Hurricane Maria, which hit on Sept. 20.
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Wednesday called on the Republican-controlled Congress to lift the federal debt limit “as soon as possible” so the government can pay employee benefits and other obligations. In a letter to congressional leaders and key committee chairmen, Mnuchin said the Treasury Department would continue to suspend payments into federal employee retiree, health and disability funds through Feb. 28. Congress must raise the nation’s debt ceiling to avoid a government default.
Jeremy Bowen speaks to the father of Ahed Tamimi and a member of the Israeli parliament.
Test of U.S. missile interceptor fails in Hawaii, the second such unsuccessful attempt in less than a year.
WASHINGTON ― FBI agent Peter Strzok helped draft a letter that, in the final days of the 2016 presidential campaign, signaled the re-opening of a probe into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s emails, CNN reported Wednesday.