The FBI told Congress Friday it is investigating whether new emails that may contain classified information have emerged in its probe of Hillary Clinton's private server, an unexpected announcement that surfaced less than two weeks before the presidential election.
In a letter sent to congressional leaders, FBI Director James Comey said that new emails have come to light recently that have prompted investigators to take another look at the sensitive government information that flowed through the private email sever Clinton used while serving as secretary of state.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Friday that he is "very proud" that the FBI is willing to investigate new emails linked to Hillary Clinton's private email server.
"The news this morning, this is bigger than Watergate," Trump said at a campaign stop in Manchester, New Hampshire. "Hillary deleted 30,000 emails after receiving a congressional subpoena.
"I have great respect that the FBI now has the courage to right the horrible mistake they made. This was a grave miscarriage of justice that the American people fully understood and everyone's hope is that it is about to be corrected."
The Bataclan concert hall has unveiled its new facade almost a year after being one of the targets of the deadly attacks that killed 130 people in Paris.
After months of renovation work, the name of the concert hall, in large, red letters, is back on top of the main entrance. The Bataclan will reopen on Nov. 16 with a performance by British singer Pete Doherty.
Donald Trump has repeated it so much it's almost part of his stump speech: He's going to put $100 million of his own money into his campaign before Election Day. But new filings show he's got a long way to go if he's going to hit that mark.
The Republican presidential nominee has given a mere $33,000 to his campaign this month. That means he needs to pony up another $44 million to fulfill the boast that's become a familiar refrain in interviews and rallies over the past several days.
"I will have more than $100 million in the campaign," Trump told CNN on Wednesday. "And I am prepared to go much more than that."
The Cleveland Indians could win the World Series and then lose its logo.
Chief Wahoo, the Indians’ controversial mascot who is featured in the team's logo, could be retired after this season. MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said he was willing to speak to Indians owner Paul Dolan about the possibility of a logo change.
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A former resident of Alexandria, Virginia, is facing up to 40 years in prison after he allegedly used fake names to fill out voter registration applications.
Vafalay Massaquoi, 30, is facing four felony charges related to allegations of voter registration fraud, the Commonwealth's Attorney's Office said. Each charge carries a maximum of 10 years in prison.
An incident and fire involving an American Airlines plane prompted a major emergency response at O'Hare International Airport, authorities said.
According to the Federal Aviation Administration American Airlines Flight 383 departed from O'Hare and was headed to Miami when it blew a tire. The pilots aborted the takeoff and passengers deplaned via a chute.
American Airlines said the plane experienced an engine malfunction, however.
No injuries were immediately reported but smoke and fire could be seen at the airport just after 2:30 p.m. There were 161 passengers and nine crew member on the plane, the airlines said.
The Supreme Court will take up the case of a Virginia school board that wants to prevent a transgender teenager from using the boys' bathroom at his high school.
The justices said Friday they will hear the appeal from the Gloucester County school board sometime next year. The high court's order means that student Gavin Grimm will not be able to use the boys' bathroom in the meantime.
Recounts and legal challenges can take months to play out in some cases, but not in the election of a president: the Constitution sets strict deadlines, and not just the date for the inauguration.
There have been some long fights for office elsewhere, NBC News reported.
When Norm Coleman of Minnesota ran for the U.S. Senate in 2008, the election night count showed him beating Al Franken by a mere 725 votes. That triggered a process of recounts and court battles that played out for eight months. Al Franken wasn't sworn in until July 2009.
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New privacy rules may make it easier to escape at least some online tracking.
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday approved rules that require internet service providers like Comcast, AT&T and Verizon to ask customers' permission to use or share much of their data.
That could potentially make it harder for them to build advertising businesses that could serve as competition to Google and Facebook. Those digital-ad behemoths are not covered by the new FCC rules.
Six months into Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, she met with a group of Black Lives Matter activists in Washington to make her case and seek their support.
DeRay Mckesson left disappointed, feeling Clinton lacked a grasp of the issues he had spent the previous year protesting in cities like Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore, including police brutality and income inequality. He came out of the October 2015 meeting unwilling to support her publicly.
On Wednesday, though, The Washington Post published an op-ed by Mckesson announcing his plans to vote for her after meeting again with her last week in Cleveland. He said he heard a candidate well-versed in the things that matter to him.
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Ukrainian group Cyber Hunta released hacked emails from the office of one of Putin’s top aides Vladislav Surkov, which reveal Russia’s involvement in the separatist movement in Ukraine, NBC News reported.
The emails detail Russia’s deep involvement in Russian-speaking regions of the Ukraine, which has led to a divided country and Russia’s takeover of Crimea. Surkov has been a close aide Putin for over a decade, serving as deputy prime minister and Putin’s deputy chief of staff. The 2,337 hacked emails from 2014 show his micro-managing of the Ukrainian situation, proving that he managed Russia’s most crucial operations.
A senior U.S. intelligence official denied involvement in the hack. When asked if the material was authentic, the official told NBC News there was “nothing to indicate otherwise.”
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Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk apologized Friday after he mocked his Democratic rival's family history of military service by saying he had forgotten the Asian-American congresswoman's "parents came all the way from Thailand to serve George Washington."
The comment came Thursday evening during the first televised debate between Kirk and U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, at the University of Illinois in Springfield. The Illinois Senate contest is one of a handful of races that could determine which party controls the chamber next year.
Kirk's campaign said on Twitter Friday, "Sincere apologies to an American hero, Tammy Duckworth, and gratitude for her family's service."