Tuesday March 28-th, 2017

Russia assailed in report for doping program beyond Sochi Russia assailed in report for doping program beyond Sochi

The Kremlin said officials "directly" implicated by the report would be suspended but did not name them and attacked what it called the "dangerous" new "interference of politics in sport". Wrestling, meanwhile, accounted for 28 of the 312 unreporte...

Baton Rouge police killer 'was seeking out police'

The suspect, Gavin Long of Kansas City, Missouri, was shot dead by police. The initial call came in at roughly 8:40 a.m. Sunday, July 17 for a male holding a rifle, wearing all black, who was standing behind a beauty supply store on Airline Hwy.

State Department Resumes Investigation of Hillary Clinton Emails

Most of Clinton's top advisors left soon after her secretary of state post ended in early 2013. State Department spokesman John Kirby released a statement on Thursday announcing an internal investigation into Clinton's email use has been relaun...

Effort to thwart Donald Trump's Republican National Convention foes suffers initial setback

Unlike a typical Republican nominee who has been active in local politics for years before moving up the ranks, Trump started his run with no grassroots support. An Associated Press count shows that Trump has 1,543 delegates ready to back hi...

Little sympathy for gay issues from GOP platform-writers

Donald Trump has proclaimed he's an ally of the gay community, vowing to do more for gay causes than Hillary Clinton. The 2012 GOP platform calls same-sex marriage "an assault on the foundations of our society". The Republican National Committee's...

Donald Trump's running mate is apparently a bit of a film critic Donald Trump's running mate is apparently a bit of a film critic

When asked if he was okay with the use of these tactics, Mr Pence said: "What I'm okay with is protecting the American people". Saturday's event went off the rails as Trump stood alone at a badly lit lectern that bore only his name and gave only gl...

Black Lives Matter supporters march for peace, justice in north Houston

Footage of the protest shows at least one black officer, armed with a rifle, standing guard in front of the protesters as they argued with passers-by. We owe them so much in return. He claimed that the bequest of racial discrimination in the country ...

Three Baton Rouge policemen killed in 'ambush'

Garafola had worked for the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office for 24 years. Long also discussed protests in Baton Rouge. Three police officers shot dead by masked gunman in Baton RougeThe shooting, less than a mile from police headquarters...

Trump gets tough line on immigration, trade in GOP platform

Trump strongholds, like Diane Schindlbeck, a Trump delegate, said the real estate mogul's decisive primary victories speak for themselves. That alone could completely undercut a party that's already divided amongst itself and struggling to hold ...

Winnipeg group Black Space to hold Black Lives Matter vigil at legislature Winnipeg group Black Space to hold Black Lives Matter vigil at legislature

Given the levels of inequality, and the snails-pace of racial progress, should we really be surprised by this expression of helplessness, anger and frustration? The growth and salience of the movement is reflective of the racism that permeates USA so...

The Game Deems Black Lives Matter Movement Hypocritical, Supports "All Lives Matter"

The Black Lives Matter movement is full of hatred towards whites and police officers, but it's those who dare to say that "All Lives Matter" who "are part of America's race problem" according to Michael Tomlin-Crutchfield for The Huffington Post ....

Former black Marine kills 3 policemen in ambush-style shooting

Baton Rouge Officer Matthew Gerald was one of three officers that was killed during a firefight in Baton Rouge, Louisiana Sunday. "We are not ready to say he acted alone", state police spokesman Major Doug Cain said Sunday. "It is so important ...

Anthony cancels annual parade in wake of police shooting

Family, friends and supporters gathered at the Cathedral of Saint Paul Thursday to pay their final respects to the African-American man killed by a police officer during a traffic stop in Minnesota last week. No attorney is listed for him in online...

Republicans shun gay marriage plea Republicans shun gay marriage plea

Delegates will adopt an updated set of policy prescriptions known as the party platform when the Republican National Convention begins next week. While GOP platforms in the past have highlighted heightening border security and taking a tougher st...

Minn. Officers Injured in Violent Protest Minn. Officers Injured in Violent Protest

Baton Rouge Lt. Jonny Dunnam said in an emailed statement Saturday that the department is reviewing a newspaper website's video that appears to show an officer with his weapon temporarily drawn at one point early Saturday morning as angry protest...

Donald Trump introduces Mike Pence as running mate

In fact, he spent more time lambasting Clinton than praising Pence, declaring she had led President Barack Obama "down a terrible path" overseas. Then Pence essentially auditioned for the position during a Trump rally and fundraiser on Tuesday.

Police defend first aid response for Castile Police defend first aid response for Castile

Anthony is canceling the parade at its annual VillageFest celebration on August 5-6. Castile's girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on Facebook and said Castile was shot while reaching for his ID after telling the officer he had a gun permit and wa...

SpaceX takes another shot at launching station docking port

That's part of the nature of this maneuver. SpaceX designs, manufactures, and launches the world's most advanced rockets and spacecraft. A report published in Space Flight Now revealed, "The official launch weather forecast released Friday by th...

Alton Sterling's son calls for peace, attorneys call for indictment

Jesse Jackson, speaking at the funeral for a black Louisiana man killed by police, says there were three sites of crucifixion last week. People gather for Prayer Vigil organized by Myron Smothers at Memorial Tower on the Louisiana State University ca...

Local Community Honors Fallen Dallas Officers Thursday Local Community Honors Fallen Dallas Officers Thursday

Cameron Sterling said during a news conference Wednesday that people should protest but that they protest peacefully. The department tweeted a photo Wednesday of the honor guard paying tribute to the fallen officers. Jakes. Smith, 55, was honor...

Tyler officers attend funerals for Dallas brothers in blue Tyler officers attend funerals for Dallas brothers in blue

They were all shot by a sniper after a peaceful protest one week ago Wednesday. Smith and four other officers were fatally shot last week during a protest against the police killings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota. Sam Eichenwald for Newsw...

Pence '16: Make Penetration Great Again

But as quickly as it appeared on the Trump presidential website, it was gone, as social media made a mockery of the design. The presumptive republican presidential nominee's campaign staff released the now widely ridiculed logo in an email Friday...

#FeelTheBernout: Bernie Sanders Endorses Hillary Clinton For President

A Pew poll released last week showed that 85% of Democrats who backed Mr. Sanders in the primary contests intend to vote for Ms. Clinton in the general election. "The revolution continues with those who will fight for a government that repres...

US Presidential elections 2016: Bernie Sanders endorses Hilary Clinton for president

The plan: "feed beans to Democratic National Convention delegates for Bernie Sanders, and send them into the Philadelphia convention hall to show what they think of the former secretary of state". Mr. Sanders acknowledged that, while his campai...

American college student Nicolas Leslie missing after Nice attack American college student Nicolas Leslie missing after Nice attack

Berkeley spokesperson Robert Sanders said that staff with campus study overseas, risk services and student affairs offices were working with Leslie's family, students in France, the program director on the ground, local officials and US consular offi...

Kerry says Turkey coup did not interrupt US fight against Islamic State

Leaving many in the worldwide community shaken, ... fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member nations and world leaders were quick to react. Turkish authorities rounded up almost 6,000 suspected military plotters on Saturday and ordered thou...

In introducing Mike Pence, Donald Trump keeps the spotlight on himself In introducing Mike Pence, Donald Trump keeps the spotlight on himself

Asserting that the situation in the Middle East is "out of control" and more unstable than ever, presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump today said America needs "new leadership" and "new thinking" which his presidency can provid...

UC Berkeley student missing, 3 hurt following attack in Nice UC Berkeley student missing, 3 hurt following attack in Nice

After the terror attacks, the search for Nicholas Leslie, 20, a UC Berkeley student, continues. Leslie, a junior in UC Berkeley's College of Natural Resources, was among 85 UC Berkeley students in Nice for the four-week-long European Innovation Aca...

Pokemon Go pair plead not guilty to trespassing Pokemon Go pair plead not guilty to trespassing

Robin Bartholomy and Adrian Crawford of Toledo, Ohio, jumped the fence of the Toledo Zoo around 2:30am in order to continue filling up their Pokédex on Pokémon Go. WTOL reports that Bartholomy posted on Facebook just days before her arrest: "'I am...

Trump holds off on announcing running mate

On Thursday morning, House Speaker Paul Ryan said Trump should pick a "movement conservative" as his running mate, and that Pence was clearly a good choice. Even though Pence initially endorsed Ted Cruz ahead of his state's May 3 primary, his ble...

VP Pick Pence: Trump Ticket Will 'Lead From Strength'

Trump conceded that one of the reasons he'd selected Pence was to promote unity within the Republican Party, left deeply fractured by Trump's ascent. "Because I'm an outsider", he added in explaining his decision. Pence left most of the attack-dog ro...

Wenatchee RNC Member Thinks Rule Changes Won't Derail Trump

In a sign that top Republican officials here in Cleveland are taking last-ditch efforts to block Donald Trump seriously, two of the Republican National Committee's standing rules panel's most powerful members made clear their interpretation of the ...

Pence says being tapped as Trump's VP was 'meant to happen'

He also praised Trump - a man he once criticized for proposing to ban Muslims from entering the country - as "this builder, this fighter, this legendary American". "Because I'm an outsider", Trump said. In contrast Reagan, a Hollywood actor, was gove...

Trump releases new campaign logo after previous one panned on social media

But Trump took about 25 minutes to actually cede the stage to Pence, using that time to alternately praise him, praise himself and attack Hillary Clinton. "So many people have said 'party unity, ' because I'm an outsider", Trump said. Pence also has ...

Donald Trump to officially announce running mate Mike Pence at rally

Trump chose Pence in part to ease some Republicans' concerns about Trump's temperament and lack of political experience. "What a difference between crooked Hillary Clinton and Mike Pence ", Trump said at an announcement event Saturday morning in...

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