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Man allegedly inspired by ISIS arrested in plot to bomb Miami shopping center
ABCNews.com (MIAMI) -- A Miami-area man has been arrested for allegedly plotting to plant a bomb at a Miami shopping mall, two people familiar with the matter told ABC News on Sunday.The man, Vicente Solano, was allegedly inspired by ISIS, as first reported by the Miami Herald.Solano was caught up in an FBI sting operation, where he allegedly thought he was engaging with a like-minded radical but was actually in touch with someone working for the FBI, the sources said.He never had access to any real, operative explosives because the device he was allegedly planning to use was inert, they...
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Nuclear war with North Korea not 'likely': Former CIA director Petraeus
ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Nuclear war with North Korea is not "likely" despite the heightened rhetoric between President Donald Trump and the regime of Kim Jong Un, said former CIA Director and retired Gen. David Petraeus."I am concerned, but the question is, 'How concerned?' I don’t think [war] is likely, no," Petraeus told ABC News "This Week" co-anchor Martha Raddatz in an exclusive interview Sunday on "This Week."Petraeus said the sharper rhetoric by the U.S. toward North Korea should be seen as a "communications strategy" aimed at pushing China to help halt Kim Jong Un's nuclear weapons program."All of this...
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What are the secret John F. Kennedy assassination files?
iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he will allow the public release of thousands of long-secret documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 54 years ago.A White House official said later that the release of the files could be held up if national security or law enforcement agencies believe that is necessary. Unless the president formally objects to the release of the documents, they will become available to the public this Thursday.What are the JFK assassination files?More than 5 million pages of records related to Kennedy's murder on Nov. 22, 1963, in Dallas, including photos, films, sound...
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Justin Timberlake to headline Super Bowl halftime show
Joe Faraoni/ESPN Images (NEW YORK) -- Justin Timberlake will be headlining the Pepsi Super Bowl LII halftime show next year, it was announced Sunday.The singer, 36, tweeted the news along with a video featuring Jimmy Fallon."I DO have the time. Half the time...#PepsiHalftime #SBLII @Pepsi @NFL @JimmyFallon @FallonTonight," Timberlake wrote. I DO have the time. Half the time...#PepsiHalftime #SBLII @Pepsi @NFL @JimmyFallon @FallonTonight pic.twitter.com/4Z4Dz29l3X — Justin Timberlake (@jtimberlake) October 23, 2017Simultaneously, the NFL tweeted an image promoting the show. Minnesota.@SuperBowl LII.February 4, 2018.@jtimberlake! #PepsiHalftime #SBLII pic.twitter.com/XreajJiHJu — NFL (@NFL) October 23, 2017Pepsi also got in on the fun, declaring the...
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Olympic medalist Shawn Johnson reveals she suffered miscarriage, 'I have been crying'
Eric Lars Bakke / ESPN Images (NEW YORK) -- Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson opened up about miscarrying her first child.In a montage of videos, the Olympic gold medalist and Dancing With the Stars champion and her husband Andrew East detailed how Johnson discovered she was pregnant and then later how she miscarried after eight weeks."It's been an emotional roller coaster," Johnson said in a video posted to YouTube. "You go from shocked to 'holy crap' to 'I can't do this' to 'Let's do this' and now it's like, 'I pray to God I can do this.'" The video started with...
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NJ dentist offering kids $5 for Halloween candy to promote dental hygiene
iStock/Thinkstock (HOBOKEN, N.J.) -- Some New Jersey trick-or-treaters can get cash for their candy this Halloween."Candy Buy-Back" is the brainchild of Lucas Dental Associates in Hoboken, New Jersey, where kids can bring their bags of Halloween candy in exchange for $5 and, of course, a toothbrush.Dr. Robin Lucas got the idea about five years ago, as she was trying to promote dental hygiene around the sugar-filled holiday for her own children, she told ABC News."Personally, I'm not a candy fan," Lucas said. "So when my kids go trick-or-treating, they come home and they have to dump it. It's like you...
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Director: Firefighters immortalized in "Only the Brave" represent "the very best of what we are capable of"
© 2017 CTMG, Inc. All Rights Reserved/Richard Foreman (NEW YORK) -- Josh Brolin stars in the new movie Only the Brave, the real-life story of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, a group of wildfire fighters in Arizona, 19 of whom died fighting a blaze in Prescott, Arizona in 2013. Brolin, who plays Hotshots leader Eric Marsh, who died in the fire, spent part of his early 20s as a volunteer firefighter in Arizona. "I’ve been involved in the firefighting community for 30 years. So I’ve known these people for a long time. But getting personally to know this group’s families has...
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