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New York City police officer charged with murder in woman's shooting

Sergeant Hugh Barry, 31, was arrested on charges of murder, manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the death of Deborah Danner , the New York Poli...


Year-old Edith Fuller competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee

Several times , Edith said she couldn't wait to be spelling again. Haris loves spelling and has been competing since he was in 5th grade. "This year, I've ...


Governor Walker open to tolling interstates, with conditions

The LFB says the almost $100 million increase is due to projections of higher gas tax revenues and lower debt service costs. Walker said splitting transportatio...


Congressman probing Comey firing, alleged Russian meddling quits

He told reporters Thursday from his home in a southern Salt Lake City suburb that he still has not seen the Comey memo or spoken with the former Federal Bur...


Donald Trump pulling US out of Paris climate deal: Media reports

Freaky conspiracy theories like it's all a hoax perpetrated by China - that one's from Donald Trump - or a plot by the United Nations to create a worl...


Virginia State Police report 7 Memorial Day weekend traffic deaths in 2017

Restraints were not used in four of the crashes, and alcohol was a known factor in one. The 18 deaths in Georgia more than tripled the death toll from the fiv...


Mom of slain Portland light-rail train passenger writes Trump

The two men killed on Friday while defending two women, one of who was Muslim, against a man spewing hate speech on an OR train have been identified by police ...


White House rallies to Kushner defense

Trump has not directly addressed the allegations of the secret line to Moscow , but took to Twitter after his return to Washington to dismiss White House ...


The Trump Administration Travel Ban Is Headed To The Supreme Court

Sessions said the Justice Department "strongly disagrees" and will continue to vigorously defend Trump's order. While President Trump is away on his first ...


Gianforte wins in Montana; apologizes to reporter

Gianforte is now an issue for Republicans after he was caught on audio recording body-slamming reporter Ben Jacobs during a confrontation. Gianforte's campa...


Has Donald Trump been buying followers on Twitter?

President Donald Trump's personal Twitter account is drawing hordes of new followers - by one count, 3 million in less than a week. As Newsweek reports, D...


Bill Cosby in court for jury selection

Though the trial will take place in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, beginning on June 5, a judge granted a request from Cosby's legal team to bring in a jury f...


Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?

The three men who stood up to the harassment of the young women - Ricky John Best, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche and Micah David-Cole Fletcher - are being haile...


Bill Cosby jury selected

Jury selection in Cosby's sexual assault case was completed on Wednesday. Lodging what's known as a Batson challenge , McMonagle said it would be a "potent...


60 or more Chipotles in Minnesota hit by malware

The malware was reportedly active from March 24 to April 18. In a news release, Chipotle says those locations include franchises on Route 34 in Oswego, Orchar...


Kentucky named NCAA Tournament Regional host site

The bullpen looked vulnerable during the Big Ten Tournament and throughout a large chunk of thr season, and other teams will look to exploit that in NCAA play...


Man arrested outside DC Trump hotel with 2 guns

Police also found a handgun in Moles' glove compartment and dozens of rounds of ammunition for both guns. "I was very concerned about this circumstance", News...


What Crimes Could Jared Kushner Have Committed? Judge Nap Weighs In

He has told friends that he and his wife, Ivanka Trump, have made no long-term commitment to remain by Mr. Trump's side, saying they would review every six mo...


White House to hold off on naming Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Trump has been narrowing a short list and interviewing candidates to replace FBI Director James Comey , whom Trump fired on May 9. Comey was overseeing the...


Orlando Airport under lockdown after reports of shots being fired

Police at Orlando International Airport in Florida State have taken into custody an armed man on Tuesday night (30 May) after an employee of a rental auto s...


Dayton Signs Budget Bills But Defunds Legislature

It was a politically shrewd move that - at least according to Dayton - was inspired by another shrewd move by Republicans in control of the Legislature: to make...


Trump braces to defend top aide over new Russian Federation calls

Citing the intercepts of Russian communications that were reviewed by USA officials, the newspaper said that Jared Kushner and Russia's ambassador to Washing...


White House says Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

According to the official, the president is weighing the elements in favor and against the pact reached in December 2015 by 195 countries. Canada , the Europ...


Trump says comic should be ashamed for severed head video

Griffin continued in the video, "It wasn't amusing - I get it". In a behind-the-scenes video about the shoot, Griffin praised Shields as "wildly talented", and ...


Prosecutors: Portland man says he stabbed 3

That was the final message of one of the men killed Friday after police said he confronted a man shouting racist hate speech on a commuter train. "I hope ...


Jury selection ends for day in officer's trial

The manslaughter trial for the Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop last summer began Tuesday with jury selection an...


Trump's communications director set to leave WHite House - Trump adviser

On Sunday, Department of Homeland Security secretary John Kelly told NBC's Chuck Todd that he was not bothered by the revelations either. "His number one, n...


Half of President Trump's twitter followers are bots

Screenwriter John Niven pointed out Tuesday morning that Trump's account saw a big spike in followers over the weekend, majority newly created accounts without ...


Man with fake gun in custody at Orlando airport

He pointed a gun at the officers and said "shoot me, shoot me! according to Chief Mina". There were no immediate indications that the incident at Orlando ...


Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russia line' questions

On Tuesday, Trump shared a tweet with his 31 million followers from Fox & Friends of an article headlined: " Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communica...


Texas will allow adoption agencies to reject parents on religious grounds

The Texas House has given final approval to a scaled-back version of a hotly debated transgender "bathroom bill" similar to one in North Carolina that cause...


Tiger Woods blew zero for booze, but was 'droopy,' cops say

The arresting officer said Woods was slurring his speech and didn't know where he was as his auto sat in the right lane of Military Trail. He also told an o...


Dubke resigns as White House communications director

In a statement, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked Dubke for his service in the administration and said he will "assist with the transition and...


United States anti-ICBM system in first successful live-fire test

Navy Captain Jeff Davis , a Pentagon spokesman, said before the test that its timing is not tied directly to recent tensions with North Korea, which include ...


Armed man in custody at Orlando airport; no one hurt

A separate witness video , embedded above, shows an officer pointing a gun at a man who is sitting on the ground with his head in his hands. The suspect is spe...