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Local law enforcement leaders speak out against Trump's statement on police brutality Local law enforcement leaders speak out against Trump's statement on police brutality
- August 01, 2017

New York Police Department's Commissioner James O'Neill said Mr Trump's comments were inappropriate. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday that President Trump was likely joking last week when he appeared to advise law enforcement officials not to worry about injuring suspects. (more...)
Cleveland Browns safety Ed Reynolds to miss time with left knee injury Cleveland Browns safety Ed Reynolds to miss time with left knee injury
- August 01, 2017

With Week 1 just over a month away, Jackson realizes he needs to make a decision soon. In his two years as a starter at Notre Dame, the 6-foot-4, 230-pound Kizer completed 423 of his 696 attempts for 5,809 yards and 47 touchdowns against 19 interceptions. (more...)
Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low Trump Approval Rating Hits New Low
- August 01, 2017

After nearly over a month later, Trump's approval rating has fallen by 20 percentage points in that same Rasmussen survey he says is his favorite, giving the billionaire president another below-40 percent approval rating, but this time in a study he has publicly lauded for its correctness. (more...)
Tulane University named top 'party school' in Princeton Review's annual rankings Tulane University named top 'party school' in Princeton Review's annual rankings
- August 01, 2017

Syracuse this year was also named the top college newspaper. However, if you're looking for the best athletic facilities , The Princeton Review suggests looking at Auburn University, Kansas State University or Grinnell College. SHU students cited in the guidebook said “the student body is one of the most tight-knit groups of people [they] have ever been a part of.” Students also said professors are “enthusiastic, encouraging and helpful and allow students to engage with their research ... (more...)
Security Guard Fights With Fan At Oakland A's Game Security Guard Fights With Fan At Oakland A's Game
- August 01, 2017

Several fans captured the disturbance and aftermath on video. In video of the incident, a female security guard appears to be trying to beat a woman in the third deck of the stadium, but other security guards intervene and pull their colleague away. (more...)
Arab Foreign Ministers Meet In Bahrain Arab Foreign Ministers Meet In Bahrain
- August 01, 2017

By formally "requesting consultations" with the three countries Doha triggered a 60-day deadline for them to settle the complaint or face litigation at the WTO and potential retaliatory trade sanctions. "Qatar's demands to internationalize the holy sites is aggressive and a declaration of war against the kingdom", al-Jubeir said. A Saudi actress has offered to rent four Boeing 777s to carry Qatari pilgrims to the Muslim holy lands amid accusations against Doha from Riyadh of a "declaration ... (more...)
Grandmother, 60, shoots home invasion suspect dead in Texas Grandmother, 60, shoots home invasion suspect dead in Texas
- August 01, 2017

She and others watched investigators work a scene they never expected in the middle of the day. "If you enter without permission into someone's home, prepare to make you shoot", said Catherine Hanks, a neighbor. Officers found a pistol next to the dead man's body. One man was killed while the other took off, jumping a fence and heading north toward Saums Road, according to deputies. (more...)
Ramesh Chennithala, K Muraleedharan slam CM Pinarayi Vijayan Ramesh Chennithala, K Muraleedharan slam CM Pinarayi Vijayan
- August 01, 2017

Though earlier peace meetings had decided that party offices, homes of party workers would not be attacked, it was unfortunate that a BJP office and house of Kodiyeri Balakrishnan were targeted in the violence in the state capital here, Vijayan said. (more...)
Two Deputies Shot in Yuba County Two Deputies Shot in Yuba County
- August 01, 2017

This is being called an active critical incident and the suspect has not be secured. Both deputies were airlifted to the hospital. "It is now an active critical incident", the Sheriff's Department said. The Los Banos officers suffered severe injuries, but were expected to survive, police Cmdr. No further information, including updates on the officers' conditions, is available at this time. (more...)
Fine For Passing Stopped School Bus Upped To $500 Fine For Passing Stopped School Bus Upped To $500
- August 01, 2017

On August 1st, violators will be fined $500, that's up from $300. But in the last six years, police officers across Minnesota have written almost 9,000 tickets for stop arm violations. Ronnie McGehee. He's seen his share of drivers breaking the law. The bus has red flashing lights and everyone knows red means stop. "They just don't pay attention". (more...)
Who Voted in 2016? Millennials Will Outnumber Boomers at the Ballot Box Who Voted in 2016? Millennials Will Outnumber Boomers at the Ballot Box
- August 01, 2017

This leaves prior generations, including baby boomers, at a voter minority. Baby Boomers have been the largest single generation in the electorate since the 1984 election. A Pew study from May found that nearly a quarter of Republican supporters under the age of 29 defected to the Democrats over the course of the 2016 election campaign. (more...)
Peanut Butter Blamed for Walker Co. Jailbreak Peanut Butter Blamed for Walker Co. Jailbreak
- August 01, 2017

He thought he had just opened a cell door. Jasper County, AL (WOLO) -All but one of the dozen escaped inmates from an Alabama jail have been re-captured. They "scheme all the time to con us and our employees at the jail". You've got to stay on your toes. Two are in jail on attempted murder charges. A manhunt continued for the last fugitive, Bradley Andrew Kilpatrick, 24, of Cordova, who had been jailed on charges of possessing marijuana and drug paraphernalia. (more...)
Obama team pushing Deval Patrick presidential run Obama team pushing Deval Patrick presidential run
- August 01, 2017

And this time, it appears the former MA governor would have some very powerful allies if he decides to seek the Democratic Party's presidential nomination in 2020. But 2020 is still a long ways away. Alexrod said he has spoken to Patrick, now at Bain Capital, about it, and rattled off to Politico the list of advantages the former MA governor would have on the national stage: "small-town campaign experience from his 2006 gubernatorial run that will jive perfectly with Iowa, neighbor-state ... (more...)
Donald Trump's police brutality comments 'making a joke' - White House Donald Trump's police brutality comments 'making a joke' - White House
- August 01, 2017

A tweet by Ben Tobias, spokesman for the Gainesville, Florida, police department, responding to Trump went viral. New York, last week, Trump implored police officers, "Please don't be too nice". "Those that applauded and cheered should be ashamed". In a telephone interview Monday, del Pozo said he was "disappointed", but "not surprised" by Trump's remarks. (more...)
Death of motorcyclist investigated in Franklin County
- August 01, 2017

The sheriff's office said it received a 911 call regarding a possible crash on County Line Road near Middle Lane of Americana Estates. Police arrived to find the vehicle with air bags deployed. He was disoriented and was transported a local hospital for treatment, officials said. The motorcycle was heavily damaged. It is believed he was wearing a helmet. (more...)
Starbucks is closing down all Teavana stores Starbucks is closing down all Teavana stores
- August 01, 2017

Starbucks did enter a collaboration with AB InBev to launch premium tea drinks under the Teavana brand. Time has run out for Teavana , the tea-driven subsidiary of Starbucks , which has announced it is closing all 379 of its stores by next spring. (more...)
Autopsy scheduled for 2-year-old fatally shot in Lancaster, SC Autopsy scheduled for 2-year-old fatally shot in Lancaster, SC
- August 01, 2017

SLED agents could be seen walking around and through the property on East Dunlap Street. The Lancaster police chief told Channel 9 that the case is heartbreaking to investigate. Investigators hope an autopsy scheduled for Tuesday will give them more information about the circumstances surrounding how a toddler was shot and killed in Lancaster. (more...)
Covered California health insurers announce 12.5% price hike Covered California health insurers announce 12.5% price hike
- August 01, 2017

California has seen costs rise - insurers here raised their premiums by more than 13 percent on average a year ago - but it's maintained a competitive marketplace with several competing options for consumers statewide. Later this month, Covered California will decide whether to attach an average 12.4 percent surcharge to the silver-tier plans that offer the reduced out-of-pocket costs for about 650,000 Californians. (more...)
Laurel police officer buys diapers for mother caught stealing them Laurel police officer buys diapers for mother caught stealing them
- August 01, 2017

The mother was buying groceries but didn't have enough money left over to buy the diapers. Officer Johns said he felt empathy towards the woman and her son because he was raised by a single mom. The city of Laurel has since referred the woman to an advocacy service that helps struggling families in the area. "We don't want her to fall through the cracks", Barnes said. (more...)
Portland transgender man gives birth to baby boy Portland transgender man gives birth to baby boy
- August 01, 2017

The Portland couple shared their elation over the news with several news outlets, with Trystan telling WGN9 he was "overjoyed" and "elated". Leo is the couple's first biological child, but Reese and Chaplow adopted Chaplow's niece and nephew in 2011. (more...)
Massive blast at mosque kills at least 20 people Massive blast at mosque kills at least 20 people
- August 01, 2017

One doctor told the Associated Press news agency that 20 bodies had been brought to his hospital. Officials said one attacker was a suicide bomber, and a second had been armed with a rifle. Some local Afghan media reports put the death toll at 33. There is no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack. The people of the Shite community are the minority in Afghanistan and they often targeted by the ISIS operatives in the region. (more...)
Couple says children were taken away from them due to low IQ Couple says children were taken away from them due to low IQ
- August 01, 2017

Ultimately, little Christopher ended up going to live with his father. It all started when a relative to the couple expressed concern in a complaint to authorities. Amy Fabbrini and her child. Advocator for the couple, and board member of Healthy Families of the High Desert , Sherrene Hagenbach , said the removal of the children lacked substantial ground work and could wind up being more detrimental to the family as a whole. (more...)
Paul Ryan Releases Hype Video For Spending Billions On A Border Wall Paul Ryan Releases Hype Video For Spending Billions On A Border Wall
- August 01, 2017

To force passage, House Republicans attached the border wall funding to another funding bill for the Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs, placing Members of Congress in a political bind-oppose the border wall and you oppose funding for veterans and our nation's defenses. (more...)
Russian Federation warns United States against arming Ukraine Russian Federation warns United States against arming Ukraine
- August 01, 2017

Under the trial contract, the first vessel from the United States will bring around 85,000 tonnes to Ukraine in early September at a cost of $113 per tonne, Centrenergo chief Oleh Kozemko said at a joint briefing with Xcoal at the U.S. The deal comes amid increased tensions in U.S. -Russia relations. Russian President Vladimir Putin says the USA will have to cut its diplomatic staff in Russia in response to new sanctions against Russia. (more...)
Dozens of cases dismissed after video allegedly exposed cop planting drugs Dozens of cases dismissed after video allegedly exposed cop planting drugs
- August 01, 2017

All the cases that have been or will be dismissed are those that relied exclusively on the accounts of the officers in question, Mosby said at a Friday news conference. "It was a video that the prosecutor, his concerns were heightened, he brought it to our attention and we subsequently reviewed it and we have referred it to the police department at this time", says Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby. (more...)
Analysts Doubt North Korea's ICBM Re-Entry Capability Analysts Doubt North Korea's ICBM Re-Entry Capability
- August 01, 2017

However, the USA has monitored regime leader Kim Jong Un's fleet more carefully since an incident in 2010 when a North Korean sub torpedoed a South Korean naval vessel. It said North Korea "poses a grave and growing direct threat" to the US and its allies in the region. But a second rocket test last week flew even longer and could have reached as far as America's West Coast, experts say. (more...)
Trial Begins Today For Ex-Officer Accused OF Murder Trial Begins Today For Ex-Officer Accused OF Murder
- August 01, 2017

The defense attorney says Stockley was protecting himself from an armed and risky felon. In 2013, the same year Stockley left the department, the Board of Police Commissioners settled a wrongful death suit with Smith's family for $900,000. (more...)
Off-Duty Baltimore County Police Officer Fatally Shoots Shoplifting Suspect in Catonsville Off-Duty Baltimore County Police Officer Fatally Shoots Shoplifting Suspect in Catonsville
- August 01, 2017

A second person who was sitting in the passenger seat during the ordeal was hospitalized for stress related pain, police spokeswoman Officer Jennifer Peach said. The officer wasn't injured. That's when the officer fired his weapon, fatally injuring the driver, according to the Baltimore County Police Department. (more...)
Saudi crown prince announces plan for Red Sea tourism project Saudi crown prince announces plan for Red Sea tourism project
- August 01, 2017

The plan is part of efforts to diversify the ultraconservative kingdom's oil-dependent economy following a slump in energy prices. The kingdom is opening a new visa-free destination, which will cover 34,000 square kilometres along the Red Sea coast and will feature hotels, water sports, nature reserves, protected coral reef, Arabian wildlife and 50 islands. (more...)
Globally, more people see USA power and influence as a major threat Globally, more people see USA power and influence as a major threat
- August 01, 2017

In Turkey, people told researchers that the single greatest threat to their national security is the U.S. They weren't asked about the threat of ISIS. In Greece, 98 percent of people said their national economy was in bad shape, and 88 percent pointed to the state of the global economy as the country's top threat. (more...)