Russia calls Trump’s national security strategy ‘imperialist’

Russia calls Trump’s national security strategy ‘imperialist’

Government officials in Russia and China are criticizing President Donald Trump’s new national security strategy as “imperialist” and a return to “Cold War” mentality. But Moscow’s reaction also signaled that it saw some common ground. The strategy document, announced by Trump on Monday, depicted a world where “great power competition” has returned and can only be faced down by a relentless “America First” approach. He said unrivaled U.S. strength must hold back challenges from countries…

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Throngs of family and friends remember Kentucky lawmaker

Throngs of family and friends remember Kentucky lawmaker

A Kentucky lawmaker who killed himself a day after vehemently denying accusations of sexual assault was remembered at the church where he preached and took a public stand against the allegations of misconduct. Family and friends of Dan Johnson gathered for his funeral at Heart of Fire church on Monday where the crowd was so large that a lawmaker who shared an office with Johnson at the state Capitol in Frankfort was unable to get…

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WATCH: Animatronic Trump debuts at Hall of Presidents

WATCH: Animatronic Trump debuts at Hall of Presidents

Now Playing: National Portrait Gallery’s ‘Hall of Presidents’ Now Playing: The House passes the biggest tax overhaul in 3 decades Now Playing: GOP bill would cut taxes for the ultrarich Now Playing: ‘The Briefing Room’: House Republicans approve their tax bill Now Playing: No House Democrats vote for the GOP tax plan Now Playing: House Republicans pass tax measure Now Playing: What is CHIP? Now Playing: WH formally blames North Korea for ransomware attack Now…

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4 men arrested on suspicion of plotting UK terror attack

4 men arrested on suspicion of plotting UK terror attack

West Yorkshire police in England arrested four men early this morning on suspicion of plotting a terror attack, authorities said. Planning for the alleged plot was believed to be at an advanced stage and connected to a Christmas target, a Yorkshire Police spokesman told ABC News today. The arrests followed searches in Sheffield and Chesterfield and searches in the area are ongoing, according to police. The four men, ages 21 to 41, are being questioned…

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Unsettled weather will hassle holiday travel, winds increase in California

Unsettled weather will hassle holiday travel, winds increase in California

Two storms systems are set to bring unsettled weather to much of the country during one of the busiest travel times of the year. First, a storm system in the South will move out of southern Texas on Tuesday and bring severe weather from San Antonio to Jackson, Mississippi. These storms are forecast to produce damaging winds and even a slight chance for a tornado. By Wednesday afternoon, the same storm system will move into…

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Amtrak train going more than twice speed limit when it derailed, NTSB says

Amtrak train going more than twice speed limit when it derailed, NTSB says

Investigators are zeroing in on speed as a cause of Monday morning’s train derailment that killed three passengers in Washington state. The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said overnight Tuesday that the train was traveling 80 mph in a 30-mph zone, according to the black box recovered from the accident. The crash killed at least three people and injured over two dozen more when it derailed going over a bridge near Dupont, Washington, and sent…

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Texas cop fired after bodycam footage shows him calling for partner to tase woman

Texas cop fired after bodycam footage shows him calling for partner to tase woman

A 22-year veteran Fort Worth police sergeant has been fired after a “use of force” review showed that the officer’s conduct while on duty was “absolutely unacceptable,” the department said Monday. Fort Worth Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald fired Sgt. Kenneth Pierce for violating the department’s code of conduct when responding to a disturbance. The incident started when a women called the Fort Worth Police Department for assistance regarding a domestic disturbance. Bodycam footage of the…

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WATCH: Navy pilot says he had encounter with UFO

WATCH: Navy pilot says he had encounter with UFO

Transcript for Navy pilot says he had encounter with UFO Reporter: According to the “New York Times,” just one of many alleged sightings investigated by the secret $22 million ufo unit run by the U.S. Department of defense. This, another incident from 2004, retired rival commander David fraber was piloting an f-18 super hornet on a routine training mission that day. I have never seen anything in my life that had the performance, the acceleration,…

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Airlines inch back to normal flow after Atlanta airport fire

Airlines inch back to normal flow after Atlanta airport fire

Delta Air Lines and other carriers that operate out of Atlanta’s busy airport say they expect to be running normally by Tuesday after a fire and blackout there forced the cancellation of over 1,500 flights days before the start of the Christmas rush. A spokesman for Delta, by far the biggest airline at the world’s busiest airport, said most of its delayed passengers had been booked on flights scheduled to leave Monday. Spokesman Michael Thomas…

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Trump administration blames NKorea for big ransomware attack

Trump administration blames NKorea for big ransomware attack

President Donald Trump’s administration is publicly blaming North Korea for a ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide in May and crippled parts of Britain’s National Health Service. Homeland security adviser Tom Bossert wrote in a Wall Street Journal op-ed published Monday night that North Korea was “directly responsible” for the WannaCry ransomware attack and that Pyongyang will be held accountable for it. Bossert said the administration’s finding of responsibility is based…

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