Monday December 18-th, 2017

Senator to Skip GOP Convention, Watch 'Dumpster Fires' Instead Senator to Skip GOP Convention, Watch 'Dumpster Fires' Instead

Trump also asked Sen. It's time for that to end", Cruz said . A rebellion is underway in the Bexar County Republican party, led by some San Antonio delegates headed to the Republican National Convention , who want to deny Donald Trump the GO...

World mourns death of Pakistan's great humanitarian, Edhi World mourns death of Pakistan's great humanitarian, Edhi

The petition upon receiving significant number of signatures will be delivered to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for a decision. At his funeral, Fr. Saleh Diego, vicar general of the Archdiocese of Karachi, laid a wreath of flowers on behalf of the Ca...

Trump, Clinton cancel campaign events after Dallas shooting Trump, Clinton cancel campaign events after Dallas shooting

Bratton said he would be happy to brief Trump on the department's actions in the wake of Thursday night's attacks on Dallas police, adding that presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton had made just such a request. Dallas Police Chief Da...

Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay McKesson Arrested During Baton Rouge Protest

She says she was not standing on the road. "I did the right thing", said Marrero, a 2015 graduate of Williams College in MA. DeRay McKesson, a prominent figure in the Black Lives Matter movement, spent his 41st birthday locked up in the Baton ...

Durant leads free agent signings Durant leads free agent signings

But now, a few dozen minutes after the media barrage, one of the greatest scorers in history wanted to shoot. Ironically Durant, for all of his scoring prowess, will be the third best three-point shooter on the Warriors entering next season.

Trump Campaign Official Blames Hillary for 'Encouraging the Murder' of Dallas Cops Trump Campaign Official Blames Hillary for 'Encouraging the Murder' of Dallas Cops

Blitzer then pressed Clinton further - and she responded: "We have to find where the evidence leads us, but the facts are clear - and the governor knows those facts: that too many African Americans have been killed in encounters with police over matt...

Hundreds, including Deray Mckesson, arrested at protests over police brutality Hundreds, including Deray Mckesson, arrested at protests over police brutality

Hundreds of people marched late on Saturday in several USA cities protesting police abuses. Among those arrested was DeRay Mckesson , who rose to prominence with the Black Lives Matter movement after the 2014 shooting death of Michael Brown ...

NRA Says Philando Castile Shooting 'Troubling,' Will Say More After Investigation Concludes NRA Says Philando Castile Shooting 'Troubling,' Will Say More After Investigation Concludes

Castile, a 32-year-old nutrition services supervisor at a magnet school, was pulled over at a traffic stop and was shot in the torso while reportedly reaching for his ID to show to the officer. Reynolds began livestreaming on Facebook from the vehi...

First person dies of Zika in the continental US

Officials said they would not be able to release the resident's name or her travel history due to health privacy laws. But it can cause severe birth defects in the fetuses and babies of women who are infected during their pregnancies. However, the v...

Police Arrest 74 During Black Lives Matter Protest in NY

Demonstrators blocked the freeway, and threw bottles, bricks and fireworks at police, authorities said. Francis and Edwards joined hundreds of other protesters for a march through downtown Manhattan Saturday night, guarded by lines of police office...

Dallas suspect taunted police during 2 hours of negotiation Dallas suspect taunted police during 2 hours of negotiation

Since the shootings, his home had been been the scene of an intensive investigation launched by police, who found bomb-making materials, ballistic vests, rifles, ammunition and a personal journal of combat tactics. "We continue to provide all availab...

Car bomb hits army outpost in Turkey; 2 dead Car bomb hits army outpost in Turkey; 2 dead

The terrorists were able to flee the scene in a vehicle after the explosion and operations are ongoing to find and apprehend them. Private broadcaster NTV reports that 14 wounded. Almost 600 Turkish security personnel have been killed by the PKK si...

America is not as divided as some suggest: Barack Obama America is not as divided as some suggest: Barack Obama

In Georgia , Missouri and Tennessee, authorities said gun-wielding civilians also shot officers in individual attacks that came after two black men were killed this week in Louisiana and Minnesota. Speaking from the North Atlantic Treaty Organisat...

Democrats embrace $15-an-hour minimum wage

The amendment calling for the $15-an-hour federal minimum wage was introduced by former OH state Sen. Given that Clinton, the party's presumptive presidential nominee, has said she opposes the trade deal, the Sanders allies argued that her suppor...

Donald Trump's Much-Improved Fundraising Haul Donald Trump's Much-Improved Fundraising Haul

The campaign said it co-hosted 22 fundraising events with the RNC. Diane Hendricks, and developer Ray Washburne. These apparently public auditions stand in clear contrast to the usually highly secretive VP vetting process, including the clandesti...

Rep. Corrine Brown Indicted for Fraud

The appearance of Rep. Corrine Brown , D-Fla., in U.S. District Court on nearly two dozen charges was brief. Brown also allegedly hosted gold tournaments and other events under the One Door name to raise funds. "Our Office is committed to ferretin...

Trump, Clinton Cancel Campaign Events in Wake of Dallas Attack

After the death of another black man, Philando Castile, later this week, Clinton tweeted Thursday "America woke up to yet another tragedy of a life cut down too soon". But Clinton also warned that there was a "terrible disconnect" between police offi...

Senate Advances GMO Bill That Would Preempt Vermont Law

Thursday's vote was 63-30. Sen. The measure now goes to the House of Representatives, where it is expected to pass . Several waves of ballot measures had been attempted by proponents of labeling such as California Proposition 37 - but every one ...

Gingrich says Trump is a 'necessary candidate' Gingrich says Trump is a 'necessary candidate'

Gingrich is speaking the truth - black people are more likely to be killed by cops than whites , and oftentimes this reality is frustratingly hard for white people to grasp. "In one form or another, Newt Gingrich is going to be involved with our gov...

Dallas shooting suspect Micah Johnson 'acted alone'

After the prayer service, resident got into an orderly line to thank the police officers. Authorities said three suspects were in custody earlier Friday , but later told CNN they had been questioned and released. Dallas officers are hurting. ...

House Committee Questions FBI Director James Comey Over Hillary Clinton Email Investigation House Committee Questions FBI Director James Comey Over Hillary Clinton Email Investigation

Lynch is likely to face questions of her own next week at a separate oversight hearing of the House Judiciary Committee. Mr Comey said , however, that Mrs Clinton may not have known this denoted the presence of classified information. Comey: "T...

DPD: Bomb-making materials, ammunition found at suspect's home

However, a Facebook page attributed to Johnson showed "likes" for violent black militant movements classified as hate groups. A senior US law enforcement official familiar with the investigation identified the deceased suspect as Micah Xavier Johnson...

Mom of Alton Sterling's son about Dallas shooting: 'Violence not the answer'

Later in the day, Beyonce asked for a moment of silence at a concert in Glasgow, Scotland to honor victims of police violence , hundreds of whose names were projected on a video screen behind her as she sang an a capella rendition of her song " ...

Family of slain Louisiana man Alton Sterling denounces Dallas police deaths

Officers said the group made their way to a nearby commercial street in St Paul where they broke the window of one business as well as windows in an unattended police auto. She was in the auto when Castile was shot, and could later be heard on the ...

President Obama Addresses Dallas Police Shooting: "Vicious, Calculated, Specific Attack"

He issued a statement on the shootings of Philando Castile and Alton Sterling just after landing in Poland. Spilling over to the campaign trail, presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump posted his condolences to his Twitter fee...

Police officer shot after a traffic stop in Missouri Police officer shot after a traffic stop in Missouri

Jon Belmar, the chief of the St. Louis County police, said the department was working with Ballwin police on the case. The St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney's Office has charged a 31-year old man in connection with the shooting of a Ba...

Black officer gets attention with video on fatal shooting Black officer gets attention with video on fatal shooting

Nakia Jones , who works in Ohio , US, posted her powerful, emotional response on Facebook on Wednesday. My heart gos out to the family who just lost there son in that sinceless police shooting I saw the video and Im ashamed that they were my b...

At least 6 tornado touchdowns confirmed in northern IL At least 6 tornado touchdowns confirmed in northern IL

Wind gusts are projected to be 70mph or greater in some places, and baseball-size hail is possible, according to the weather service's Storm Prediction Centre in Norman, Oklahoma. Fire crews responded to people trapped in a collapsed house, but no in...

Obama Signals More Gun Control After Dallas Attack

Thompson was among five police officers killed during a Thursday night demonstration to protest police shooting deaths of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota. Kim Kardashian on Friday posted a statement on her website in support of Black Lives Mat...

US police come under fire in three states

Another officer was sacked upon by a motorist north of Atlanta. The suspected gunman, identified as 22-year-old Stephen Paul Beck, was injured in the exchange of gunfire and is expected to survive. "Make no mistake, we believe that Ballwin officer ...

Louis-area officer shot in traffic stop; man charged

Authorities say the wounded police officer is hospitalized didn't offer any immediate word about the officer's medical status. The officer who was shot was taken to a nearby hospital where he is "fighting for his life", said Ballwin Police Chief Ke...

Here's what we know about the officer who shot Philando Castile

Anthony police officer as he sat in his auto during the stop. A cellphone video shot by Reynolds immediately after the officer opened fire indicated the officer may have believed Castile was reaching for a weapon. "I told him to get his hand out"...

Chief Brown: 'Dallas is a city that loves'

Hughes had been recorded on video participating in a demonstration over the recent police killings of black men in Minnesota and Louisiana. Five police officers were killed and seven injured in the ambush. Dallas police officer Michael Smith...

President Obama On Police Shootings: 'Change Has Been Too Slow'

Tawandra Carr, who said she was best friends with Alton Sterling, is comforted as people gather outside the Triple S convenience store in Baton Rouge, La., Wednesday, July 6, 2016. How would you feel?' " Obama said. "All of us as Americans should b...

Police shootings of black men stir fears, anger among blacks

The police reacted calmly while protesters yelled and later the line of officers who confronted protesters moved back toward headquarters. As we previously reported, in the span of just 48 hours, cellphone cameras captured two African-American men be...

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