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Cleveland fires 1 cop, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Disciplinary actions were announced Tuesday for two officers who were involved in the shooting of a 12-year-old boy in November 2014. Cleveland authorities also announced that Frank Garmback , the officer driving the patrol auto at the time Loehmann shot Tamir, would be suspended for 10 days for administrative rule violations of his own. [Full Article...]

Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest

Portland mayor asks federal government to revoke permit for 'alt-right' protest Wheeler is concerned about the possibility of violence after three men were stabbed, two of them fatally, on a light rail train last Friday by an assailant who was in the midst of an anti-Muslim tirade against a pair of young women, one of whom wore a hijab. [Full Article...]

Tiger Woods: Bad meds reaction is to blame for DUI arrest

On Monday, Tiger Woods joined the long list of celebrities to be arrested on a driving under influence (DUI) charge. Rightler said she did not have additional details about the circumstances leading to Woods' arrest, nor did she have any information about whether the arrest involved drugs or alcohol. [Full Article...]

Tougher than ever, 90th National Spelling Bee gets underway

His results in the North South Foundation weren't impressive, and he didn't make it past the preliminary rounds in his prior National Spelling Bee appearance. But, she said, she doesn't quite know how the latter is spelled. Karls said he found it "dumbfounding" that Wisconsinites had so much trouble spelling the name of their state, and that it showed modern society's reliance on Google rather... [Full Article...]

Why Is Darrell Issa Up on the Roof?

Why Is Darrell Issa Up on the Roof? Let's start from the beginning. Issa's challenge was showcased on Twitter Tuesday, where he posted photos of himself and a crowd of what appeared to be mostly protesters outside his office , who carried signs that said "Impeach" and "Issa killed your health insurance". [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at Germany over trade, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation; promises change

In a thinly veiled dig at the Trump administration, Merkel said "protectionist tendencies" were increasing worldwide and this made it necessary to remain open and ensure conditions for negotiations are fair. Speaking about the issue of terrorism, Merkel said that both India and Europe are facing the threat of terrorism and this will be taken up for discussion during the G20 meeting. [Full Article...]

Pope 'terrific', Saudi 'spectacular' - Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour

During Trump's election campaign, the two criticized each other. But there appeared to be a message in the gifts the pope gave to his guest. He frames climate change as an urgent moral crisis and blames global warming on an unfair, fossil fuel-based industrial model that harms the poor the most . [Full Article...]

POS malware hits 'most' US Chipotle restaurants

POS malware hits 'most' US Chipotle restaurants Shares in Chipotle Mexican Grill ended marginally lower at US$480.15 on Friday following the announcement. It has underperformed by 9.08% the S&P500. Institutional investors own 96.62% of the company's stock. (NYSE:PII) for 6,057 shares. Steadfast Capital Management LP reported 190,740 shares. Stevens First Principles Investment Advsr has invested 0.08% of its portfolio in Microsoft Corporation ... [Full Article...]

Justices side with police in California shooting case

Justices side with police in California shooting case Several deputies entered the house without a search warrant, and two others went around to the back where they saw three metal storage sheds and a wooden shack. Mendez's right leg was later amputated below the knee as a result of his injuries. "That is wrong", Alito wrote in the 11-page decision, which was joined by every member of the court except Neil Gorsuch , who didn't participate in the c... [Full Article...]

Former US representative Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

Former US Congressman Anthony Weiner was expected to plead guilty in federal court in NY, months after prosecutors opened an investigation into his alleged "sexting" with a 15-year-old girl that eventually played a role in the US presidential election. [Full Article...]

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls The state was required to allow those removed voters to cast ballots in the 2016 election. The Ohio method at issue, in place since the 1990s, targets citizens who haven't cast a ballot for two years. OH says 20 other states use a system similar to the challenged one, but civil rights groups say majority are sufficiently different. Freda Levenson, Legal Director of the ACLU of OH, released... [Full Article...]

Man falls to his death in a Washington state park

Man falls to his death in a Washington state park Detectives say the 25-year-old was trying to take a selfie with his girlfriend above the falls when he fell about 35 feet off the back side of a cliff. The woman told authorities her boyfriend hit a rock as he fell into the water. The water is said to be very cold and high at the moment. Authorities said the Palouse Falls trails have always been a concern. [Full Article...]

Arkansas Razorbacks to be featured on CBS twice in 2017

OSU and Oral Roberts are quite familiar with each other, as the in-state rivals have played each other three times this season. The Horned Frogs will be making their first trip to Fayetteville since 1988, when both schools were members of the Southwest Conference. [Full Article...]

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley pushes for part-time legislature before Mackinac Policy Conference

Lt. Gov. Brian Calley pushes for part-time legislature before Mackinac Policy Conference The proposal would limit the legislature to 90 session days per year, unless the governor called a special or emergency session. They now are in session off and on throughout the year. Michigan Democratic Party chairman Brandon Dillon, said the issues we have in Michigan are not because we have a part-time or a full-time legislature - it's because the Legislature doesn't reflect the priorities of ... [Full Article...]

Police Officer Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash

Police Officer Killed In Multi-Vehicle Crash Tarentino, 29, was on his way to work when a westbound auto crossed the highway median and hit the officer's vehicle and another vehicle traveling eastbound. The drivers in the other two vehicles were injured and transported to Morristown Medical Center. Tarentino leaves behind a wife and two children, officials said. [Full Article...]

Naperville's Memorial Day Parade 2017

Naperville's Memorial Day Parade 2017 But at the same time, Moss says, "Memorial Day is one of the best days we have of the year". Sandy Lucas placed the dog tags in memory of their son, Kevin Adam Lucas, a Marine who was killed while on patrol on May 26, 2006, in Iraq. "We didn't let the rain stop us". "Hopefully on this day we tell somebody else about that person", Dayvault said. At the York County Memorial Day ceremony, many ... [Full Article...]

Memorial Day losing its meaning, vets groups and families lament

While, yes Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning of summer, Officer Larson hopes the short break from school or work will first serve as a reminder to his son the greater, more significant meaning of the holiday. Reading all the names and dates is also powerful lesson in the devastating toll of war. Monday is Memorial Day . Memorial Day , originally known as Decoration Day , was conc... [Full Article...]

In Texas legislature, tempers flare over immigration crackdown

In Texas legislature, tempers flare over immigration crackdown Special sessions of the legislature can last up to 30 days at a cost of roughly $800,000. Protesters are calling for Texas lawmakers to undo their move on so-called "sanctuary cities". Got no use for him. One of the Democrats, Representative César J. Blanco, said Rinaldi told him and others, "We are going to have them deported", and then used some obscene words. [Full Article...]

NEW BOMBSHELL: Jared Kushner Wanted Secret Communications Channel With Russia

NEW BOMBSHELL: Jared Kushner Wanted Secret Communications Channel With Russia The investigation into former President Bill Clinton wrought havoc on the lives of the White House staff, brought down a sitting governor, and led to the impeachment of a president for only the second time in American history. The House Intelligence Committee also is investigating Russian interference in the election, and Schiff repeatedly declined to confirm whether the committee had been awa... [Full Article...]

Navy Parachutist Killed During Fleet Week Demonstration

Navy Parachutist Killed During Fleet Week Demonstration Fleet Week is an annual weeklong celebration during which people in the NY area can meet "Sailors, Marines and Coast Guardsmen, as well as witness firsthand the latest capabilities of today's maritime services", according to the Fleet Week webpage . [Full Article...]


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