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Baton Rouge officer fired, 1 suspended in deadly shooting

Baton Rouge officer fired, 1 suspended in deadly shooting

As a convicted felon, Sterling could not legally carry a gun. In graphic body cam footage released Friday, Sterling can be heard referring to the officers as "sir" and repeatedly asking what he did to warrant an arrest. "The way that I was positioned, every shot that he would have taken would have hit me and killed me", Salamoni said. The two officers had separate closed-door disciplinary hearings Thursday. Read More

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Woman arrested after investigation into shooting of 2-year-old

Woman arrested after investigation into shooting of 2-year-old

A third woman joked and said that she could totally relate to Constance but that she was happy to finally be able to put her own socks on since giving birth last week. At the very least, people should ask. Gavin explained that Bernback preyed on women between 20 and 24 who had a troubled sexual history. After Reid talked with her husband about how many people have touched her belly without warning, he came up with the best gift ever: a "No Touchy" spray bottle featuring Kuzco from Disney ... Read More

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North and South Korean leaders to hold summit on April 27

North and South Korean leaders to hold summit on April 27

Early this month Kim agreed to a meeting with Moon, part of a flurry of diplomacy around Pyongyang's nuclear program that began with the North's participation last month in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon, one of three South Korean participants in Thursday's talks, told reporters beforehand that setting up discussions between the leaders on the North's nuclear disarmament would be a critical point. Read More

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Tit for Tat! Russia to expel 60 United States diplomats

Tit for Tat! Russia to expel 60 United States diplomats

Sergey Skripal, the former Russian spy who was convicted in Russia of providing information to the United Kingdom, remains in critical condition. Moscow denies involvement in the attack on the Skripals. Britain has said that it is "highly likely" that Russian Federation was responsible for the attack using a nerve agent developed in the Soviet Union, but Russian Federation has angrily denied any involvement. Read More

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Government must protect United Kingdom automotive jobs in Brexit negotiations

Government must protect United Kingdom automotive jobs in Brexit negotiations

The British Prime Minister, Theresa May will visit Northern Ireland today as part of a whistle stop tour of the United Kingdom to mark one year until Brexit. The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), which represents vehicle makers and dealers, says the coming year will see manufacturers make important decisions about where new models will be built, and it is "essential" that both the government and industry secures investment and jobs in the UK. Read More

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Detainee at JFK escapes police custody, flees in taxi, officials say

Detainee at JFK escapes police custody, flees in taxi, officials say

Kennedy International Airport, authorities said. The circumstances surrounding the detainee's escape were not immediately clear. He was not taken into custody in the airport by the Port Authority Police Department'. Surveillance video shows the man leaving the airport in a taxi, a law enforcement source said. . The agency did not say where and how immigration officials had apprehended him to execute the removal order. Read More

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Soaking Rain Moves In Wednesday

Rain chances will increase to 70-80% late Wednesday night and near 90% early Thursday . A cold front could bring showers late Wednesday afternoon through early Thursday , the National Weather Service office in Valley said. With high pressure in control to our north, it's keeping us wedged with cool, damp and at times, breezy conditions. Expect morning lows to start off in the lower 50s with highs in the upper 70s to lower 80s . Read More

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Missing actress Adea Shabani believed to be found dead

Missing actress Adea Shabani believed to be found dead

He was believed to be the last person to see Shabani alive after surveillance video showed them both in an elevator in her Hollywood apartment building on February 23. Shabani came from Macedonia and had been in Los Angeles less than two years, according to her friends. She was a student at the Stella Adler Academy of Acting in Hollywood and was set to graduate in September, said Jayden Brant, a private investigator hired by her family. Read More

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White House: No pardons under consideration for Manafort, Flynn

White House: No pardons under consideration for Manafort, Flynn

ANALYSIS | The White House on Wednesday did not categorically deny President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer discussed pardons for two former aides with their lawyers just as the special counsel was closing in on both. "The Office of Special Counsel complied with a federal judge's order and as a result turned over all evidence related to former National Security Advisor Lt. Read More

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels Russian diplomats after Salisbury nerve agent attack

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation expels Russian diplomats after Salisbury nerve agent attack

U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Tuesday that NATO's expulsion of Russian diplomats showed the alliance was still relevant, adding that Moscow had the potential to be a partner with Europe but had chosen a different path. Moscow has denied any involvement in the incident. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Monday that Russia "strongly protests" diplomats expulsion by the United States and 14 European countries over the ex-spy case, vowing to retaliate. Read More

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Late season snow storm strikes Saturday

Late season snow storm strikes Saturday

A slight drop in temperatures into the mid to upper 50s is expected Saturday with mostly sunny skies. A moisture-laden heavy wet snow is expected to spread into our area from the west later tonight , making travel very hard, as the snow adds up and complicated by strengthening east winds gusting over 30 miles per hour. Read More

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Former Catalan leader Puigdemont arrested in Germany at Spain's request

Former Catalan leader Puigdemont arrested in Germany at Spain's request

German police arrested Puigdemont earlier on Sunday as he crossed over by vehicle from Denmark , where had been visiting lawmakers. Local authorities reported dozens of injuries and many arrests. The Spanish government reactivated an worldwide arrest warrant for Puigdemont on Friday , and asked Finnish authorities to detain him. His attorney, Jaume Alonso-Cuevillas, said Mr Puigdemont had left Finland and was en route to Belgium "where he had meant to put himself, as always, at the ... Read More

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Do your part this Earth Hour

Do your part this Earth Hour

Ireland's Earth Hour Ambassador, Deirdre Lane, is pleased with the support received from numerous communities in the build up to the event. Our planet is facing some of the biggest environmental threats that any generation has ever faced including climate change, unsustainable use of resources, over-consumption, pollution and loss of biodiversity. Read More

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China trade war over tariffs sends global markets crashing

China trade war over tariffs sends global markets crashing

A day after the Trump administration imposed tariff hikes on Chinese goods, Beijing has threatened import duties on US goods including pork, apples and steel pipes, accentuating fears of a global trade war. On Thursday, investors fled stocks and bought bonds, which sent bond prices higher and yields lower. Earlier in the session, prices touched their highest since Feb 20 at US$1,343.06, and were on track for their best weekly performance since the week of February 16, rising over 2%. Read More

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Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi jailed for eight months

Palestinian teen Ahed Tamimi jailed for eight months

Tamimi was arrested last December after video surfaced of her kicking the soldiers outside her West Bank home. The Palestinians , accompanied by worldwide peace activists, have been holding weekly processions against the illegal Israeli colonies and the Annexation Wall, and demanding the army to reopen the town's main road, which was blockaded fifteen years ago, to enable easy access for colonialist settlers driving to and from Kedumim illegal colony, which was built on private ... Read More

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Defense secretary praises Saudis; arms sale to be approved

Defense secretary praises Saudis; arms sale to be approved

The White House has signaled its support for the sale, which would include around 6,700 anti-tank missiles and $300 million in parts for the Saudis' helicopters and tanks, the department said Thursday. An official said the deals had been in the pipeline since President Donald Trump has announced more than $100 billion in possible new contracts on a visit to Riyadh a year ago. Read More

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Donald Trump scraps blanket transgender military ban, grants armed forces discretion

Donald Trump scraps blanket transgender military ban, grants armed forces discretion

With pending lawsuits blocking implementation, the Trump administration released tonight its decision to enshrine in policy a ban on most transgender service members in the military. Dave Eastburn, a Pentagon spokesman, has told CNN . That's because several organizations, including GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) and National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR), sued the USA government after Trump tapped out three tweets in July that hurled us into this controversy, blindsiding ... Read More

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Trump Congratulates Vladimir Putin on Election Win, Discuss possible Meeting

Trump Congratulates Vladimir Putin on Election Win, Discuss possible Meeting

Washington's upheaval of the hour is about Donald Trump , against the directions of his advisers, congratulating Vladimir Putin on his election victory in Russian Federation. Brennan said he fears a scenario where Trump diverts from domestic problems with a foreign distraction, such as military action against North Korea, tearing up the Iran nuclear deal, or provoking conflict in the Gulf. Read More

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Group of kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria released

Group of kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria released

Mohammed had earlier said their release was the result of "back-channel efforts" with the help of "some friends of the country", without elaborating. That Boko Haram sees girls or women as value targets. Whether they pick the boy or not I can't hazard any guess but don't forget even in a girl school, which is a boarding school there will be parents, they are teachers who can have children amongst them. Read More

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