Latest Assassinations News

The Latest: Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his Republican running mate

Jul. 15, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

Donald Trump says Ohio Sen. JD Vance will be his vice presidential pick. He said on his Truth Social Network that, “After lengthy deliberation and thought, and considering the tremendous talents of many others, I have decided that the person best suited to assume the position of...

Trump Media shares surge on 1st day of trading after assassination attempt on the former president

Jul. 15, 2024 16:26 PM EDT

Shares of Trump Media surged in the first day of trading following an assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump. Also on Monday, a federal judge presiding over Trump's classified documents trial in Florida dismissed the case because of her concerns over the appointment...

Protesters rally at GOP convention for abortion and immigrant rights, end to war in Gaza

Jul. 15, 2024 16:07 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators converged Monday on downtown Milwaukee to protest around the Republican National Convention, saying the assassination attempt on former President Donald Trump won't affect their long-standing plans to rally outside the site. A wide range...

US Secret Service will protect presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. after attempted assassination of Trump

Jul. 15, 2024 15:26 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US Secret Service will protect presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. after attempted assassination of Trump.

Homeland security secretary says he has '100% confidence' in Secret Service director after Trump assassination attempt

Jul. 15, 2024 15:12 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland security secretary says he has '100% confidence' in Secret Service director after Trump assassination attempt.

Macy's, Burberry fall; Trump Media, Tesla rise, Monday, 7/15/2024

Jul. 15, 2024 11:48 AM EDT

Stocks that traded heavily or had substantial price changes on Monday: Trump Media & Technology Group Corp. (DJT), up $10.67 to $41.56. A federal judge dismissed the stolen documents case against Donald Trump just days after a weekend assassination attempt on the...

What to watch as the Republican National Convention kicks off days after Trump assassination attempt

Jul. 15, 2024 10:06 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Republican National Convention starts Monday in Milwaukee, two days after Donald Trump was injured in an assassination attempt, with the violent scene at his campaign rally horrifying the country and amplifying already intense political divisions. Trump and his...

T-shirts with image of Trump raising his fist after assassination attempt are for sale in China

Jul. 15, 2024 10:37 AM EDT

BANGKOK (AP) — Images of the moment have already been splashed across the world’s front pages and papered many corners of the internet — former President Donald Trump, ear bleeding, with his right hand clenched in a fist above the Secret Service agents surrounding him after he was shot. ...

Authorities hunt for clues, but motive of man who tried to assassinate Donald Trump remains elusive

Jul. 15, 2024 08:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 20-year-old man who tried to assassinate former President Donald Trump first came to law enforcement’s attention at Saturday's rally when spectators noticed him acting strangely outside the campaign event. The tip sparked a frantic search but officers were unable to find...

A timeline of the assassination attempt on former President Trump

Jul. 15, 2024 00:38 AM EDT

Former President Donald Trump was the target of an assassination attempt at a Pennsylvania rally Saturday that set off panic as a bloodied Trump was surrounded by Secret Service and hurried into his vehicle. A former fire chief attending the rally with family was killed, as was the...