Gates still richest American; Trump poorer by $800 M

For the 23rd straight year , the wealthiest person on the list was Microsoft founder Bill Gates. In light of some of the themes this election season, Forbes looked into the share of immigrants making its 400 richest list. Ellison lost his No. 3 r... More..

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MS police officers fired in child's death
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

MS police officers fired in child's death

Barker and the 36-year-old Ladner were placed on administrative leave without pay during the investigation, which remains underway. The chief of Long Beach police , Wayne McDowell, said he had yet to speak...More..

Jacksonville and some other Carnival cruises rerouted due to Hurricane Matthew
by | Thursday, October 06, 2016

Jacksonville and some other Carnival cruises rerouted due to Hurricane Matthew

It'll be heading for New York Wednesday night. Passengers quoted by NY television stations complained they hadn't packed properly for the change and didn't like being docked in NY for two days. The Hurricane ...More..

Stamina no problem for Libertarian Party's Gary Johnson, his doctor says
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Stamina no problem for Libertarian Party's Gary Johnson, his doctor says

Libertarian Presidential candidate Gary Johnson got a major boost to his struggling campaign on Friday as he received the endorsement of the Chicago Tribune . Earlier in the day, Johnson attempted to tout an...More..

Three-year-old Augusta girl has been brought to Augusta police and is safe
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Three-year-old Augusta girl has been brought to Augusta police and is safe

Police said first responders were called to 26 Sewall St.at about 7 a.m. Tuesday for a report of a medical emergency. A missing Sheridan teenager who had been the subject of an Amber Alert has been found sa...More..

SC governor orders evacuation ahead of hurricane
by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

SC governor orders evacuation ahead of hurricane

She said storm surges of 5 to 7 feet are possible, and winds of 100 miles an hour are expected. Many high school sports games and events have been rescheduled ahead of Hurricane Matthew which is estimated to ...More..

by | Wednesday, October 05, 2016

Colombia rebel leader says ballot defeat has no legal effect

Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos ordered leaders from both sides to reconvene Monday in Havana, where most of the negotiations have taken place over the last four years. These voters "understood all the...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Bill Clinton: 'Heartbreaks and disappointment' have shaped Hillary

He insisted his own marital history did not include infidelity, and he did not discuss the breakdown of his first marriage to Ivana Trump when he left her for Marla Maples, whom he married in 1993. The Commis...More..

Supreme Court rejects NCAA appeal of O'Bannon case
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Supreme Court rejects NCAA appeal of O'Bannon case

The Republican-backed Senate, in a move with little precedent in USA history, has refused to consider Obama's nominee to replace Scalia, federal appeals court judge Merrick Garland, saying Obama's successor s...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Pence will 'quickly dismiss' attacks on Trump during VP debate

Both candidates may need to navigate areas where they have policy differences with their running mates; Pence more so than Kaine. As Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's running mates take their turn in the cam...More..

Philadelphia police, schools probe 'scary clown threats'
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Philadelphia police, schools probe 'scary clown threats'

Two hundred miles away in Reading, police are still investigating the stabbing death of a teenager reportedly provoked by a confrontation over someone dressed as a clown. Please be assured that safety and secur...More..

by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Progress Against the Crimson Tide

Freshman running back Josh Jacobs got most of the yardage, including a one-yard touchdown run to give the Crimson Tide a 10-3 lead. "When that happens, I think we will be unstoppable". Howard), stalled the ...More..

Clinton Campaign's Early Morning Tweets a Nod to Trump?
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Clinton Campaign's Early Morning Tweets a Nod to Trump?

Clinton said Trump , the former owner of the Miss Universe pageants, had called Machado "Miss Piggy" and also "Miss Housekeeping" because she was a Latina. She repeated her pledge of "absolute support for Se...More..

Girl 'fatally threw newborn from window'
by | Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Girl 'fatally threw newborn from window'

The teen's mother was administering CPR to the baby outside their apartment complex when paramedics arrived. Minutes after her newborn arrived, the teen allegedly threw the child out her second-story window and...More..

NC A&T Students Die After Being Shot At a Party
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

NC A&T Students Die After Being Shot At a Party

Police said two North Carolina A&T State University students are dead after a shooting. Police have stated they are looking for a Black male who fled the scene in a red vehicle. Sunday at 911 Circle Dr. off Eas...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Videos showing police shooting of black man released

El Cajon Police Chief Jeff Davis said during a news conference on Friday that he chose to release the video in conjunction with San Diego District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis and Mayor Bill Wells. But his mother ...More..

Defense secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asia
by | Monday, October 03, 2016

Defense secretary: US will sharpen 'military edge' in Asia

Obama administration officials have been emphasizing the meeting as yet another example of its commitment to Southeast Asia as well as ASEAN as part of its overall rebalance to the Asia-Pacific, much like the h...More..

by | Monday, October 03, 2016

EU leader sees danger in Hungary migrant vote

In Hungary , the government has embarked on a relentless anti-refugee campaign ahead of Sunday's referendum on European Union migrant quotas . The government is urging citizens to vote "No", and it's widely...More..

by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Philadelphia gunman who ambushed cop, killed civilian identified as Nicholas Glenn

Police Commissioner Richard Ross identified the gunman in the Friday overnight rampage as 25-year-old Nicholas Glenn , and said he had a 9mm Ruger and at least three magazines as well as a plastic bag with...More..

Hurricane Matthew weakens as it churns toward Jamaica
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

Hurricane Matthew weakens as it churns toward Jamaica

Yikes. A big tropical storm named "Hurricane Matthew" is making it's way towards Florida, having strengthened into a rare Category five on September 30. It had maximum sustained winds of 140 miles per hour (2...More..

'We're Going To Win Michigan'
by | Sunday, October 02, 2016

'We're Going To Win Michigan'

But guests were squired into the building with nearly as much speed and secrecy as was Trump, so it was unclear just who among Michigan's GOP elite were in attendance. He promised he "wouldn't let them down". ...More..

by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Will Wells Fargo (WFC) Stock Be Helped By Bullish Evercore Note?

In one tense exchange, Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-N.Y.) said Stumpf was running a "criminal enterprise", noting that the bank had been penalized multiple times during the CEO's leadership, and should step down. ...More..

by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Police shooting audio appears to back up officer statements

This must end. The drug war is a racist tool for committing human rights abuses and has given a greenlight to state violence and police corruption. New warrants filed against Gatewood, who was already in jail...More..

Tulsa officer who fatally shot man released on $50k bond
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Tulsa officer who fatally shot man released on $50k bond

Shelby reacted " unreasonably by escalating the situation from a confrontation " with Crutcher, according to an affidavit by an investigator with the Tulsa County District Attorney's Office. Scott's death has...More..

Police identify 3 victims in fatal Westport crash
by | Saturday, October 01, 2016

Police identify 3 victims in fatal Westport crash

Arrested was 35-year-old Ramses Taylor Rival, of Stamford, who was not injured in the crash, which occurred when his auto veered to the right and collided with the truck. The crash occurred around 6 p.m. Wednes...More..

Toomer's tree set on fire
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Toomer's tree set on fire

In 2010, Harvey Updyke infamously poisoned the trees after Cam Newton's Auburn Tigers came back to defeat the Alabama Crimson Tide 28-27. Keever estimates there have been "four to six" fires at Toomer's Corne...More..

by | Friday, September 30, 2016

I reversed birther stance 'to get on with' campaign

We want to talk about the military. Trump then left the room, refusing to take questions from reporters. "We want to talk about ISIS and get rid of ISIS", Trump said. "He only gave 36 second press statement l...More..

Clinton blasts Trump over report of his possible Cuba interests
by | Friday, September 30, 2016

Clinton blasts Trump over report of his possible Cuba interests

The company allegedly spent at least $68,000 (£52,300) in Cuba in 1998. In a partial transcript of the " Newsweek " story set to be released Thursday morning, one of Trump's private companies " secretly con...More..

by | Thursday, September 29, 2016

DC appeals court set to hear Clean Power Plan case

Much like the Obama administration, which called upon the EPA to act administratively after Congress refused to enact climate legislation, the Bush administration urged the EPA to use existing statutory authori...More..

Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Democrats poised to block stopgap funding bill over Flint

Republicans counter that Reid's demand for Flint funding to be added to the government spending bill are new and may be politically motivated, created to disrupt smooth passage of government funding and make Re...More..

Houston transit police officer accused in beating resigns
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Houston transit police officer accused in beating resigns

Giles, so they recommended termination". After speaking with Giles, Warren repeatedly hit Giles with his baton. More blows ensue from Warren, connecting with Giles' head and body, as the pained man falls to the...More..

U.S. Senate will likely override veto of 9/11 lawsuit bill
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

U.S. Senate will likely override veto of 9/11 lawsuit bill

Most of the hijackers were Saudi citizens. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's, R-Kentucky, office announced the vote on Monday, but said that the exact timing will be determined later on. Obama on Fri...More..

Hillary, Trump meet Netanyahu, assure support to Israel
by | Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Hillary, Trump meet Netanyahu, assure support to Israel

Trump pledged Sunday during a meeting with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu he would recognise Israel's claim over east Jerusalem, which would break with decades of precedent and put Washington at odds with ...More..

Residents evacuate areas of Cedar Rapids ahead of flooding
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Residents evacuate areas of Cedar Rapids ahead of flooding

More than 180,000 sandbags, 4,300 linear feet of flood barriers and 27 water pumps have been delivered to the impacted areas by the Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Brandstad's off...More..

Missouri couple killed in crash during Disney vacation
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Missouri couple killed in crash during Disney vacation

King's 2016 Ford Focus then collided with the auto in the left lane, driven by Greg Moyers, 40, of Leadwood, MO. Back home in the Leadwood, Park Hills area friends are organizing fund raising efforts to help ...More..

Charlotte has 4th night of protest over police shooting
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Charlotte has 4th night of protest over police shooting

The image was released in conjunction with body and dash cam footage of the incident, which police released September 24, 2016 after days of public pressure. Putney said the video supports other evidence ...More..

No. 11 Tennessee withstanding injuries, early deficits
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

No. 11 Tennessee withstanding injuries, early deficits

The Gators will need to win out and hope Tennessee loses two games to cancel out the loss Saturday. Seriously, have you ever seen a team play more tentatively and more terrified with a lead than the Gat...More..

As many as 7 may be wounded in Houston shooting, report says
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

As many as 7 may be wounded in Houston shooting, report says

She called him, and he said "I'm hit, Jen, I'm hit". According to the Houston police, it started when police and firefighters responded at about 6.30 a.m. Rick Flanigan with the Houston Fire Department sa...More..

US Violent Crime Increased in 2015, but Remains Far Below 1990s
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

US Violent Crime Increased in 2015, but Remains Far Below 1990s

WASHINGTON (AP) - Are Americans safer? With an estimated 372.6 violent crimes per 100,000 inhabitants, the crime rate rose 3.1 percent in comparison to 2014. These and additional data are presented in the 201...More..

Attorney: Campaign chief didn't know about plot
by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Attorney: Campaign chief didn't know about plot

David Wildstein worked for the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, the agency that operates New York-area bridges, tunnels, ports and airports. Wildstein, 55, pleaded guilty in 2015 to orchestrating traffic ...More..

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Names released in Jose Fernandez boat crash

According to FOX Sports writer Deiter Kurtenbach , Fernandez dove into the open waters of the Gulf of Mexico to save his mother, who fell out of their boat. Jose Fernandez made his major league debut against...More..

Public Memorial for Jacob Wetterling Draws Thousands
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Public Memorial for Jacob Wetterling Draws Thousands

Every hug, every kind note, each and every one has provided us with the courage to move forward and to fight for Jacob and the world that he knew and believed in. Our hearts and prayers go out for all the famil...More..

Debate commission chief: Candidates should fact-check each other
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Debate commission chief: Candidates should fact-check each other

The Washington Post-ABC News poll found that Clinton's slim margin from last month has now vanished. Clinton's invitation to Cuban - a billionaire who has questioned Trump's wealth, suggest the billionair...More..

Pence: Gennifer Flowers Will Not Be At Debate
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Pence: Gennifer Flowers Will Not Be At Debate

Trump responded with a tweet Saturday that suggested if Clinton brings Cuban, he'd have Flowers sit in the front row next to Cuban at Monday's debate at Hofstra University in NY. Pence explained Trump's tweet w...More..

Charlotte police free partial shooting video, doubts remain
by | Monday, September 26, 2016

Charlotte police free partial shooting video, doubts remain

The dashboard camera footage starts with a police vehicle pulling up as two officers point their guns at Scott, who is inside the SUV with the doors closed and windows rolled up. Two plainclothes officers in an...More..

by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

NY governor's ex-aide among 9 charged with bribery, fraud

Percoco spent decades as one of Cuomo's closest friends and most senior aides. According to the New York Times , Percoco is charged with taking about $315,000 in kickbacks over four years (2012 to 2016) f...More..

Charlotte mayor asks 2016 hopefuls to delay visits
by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Charlotte mayor asks 2016 hopefuls to delay visits

But the city's mayor Jennifer Roberts said on Friday night that she would prefer presidential candidates delay their visits so as to not further tax the city's resources. "Most notably, Clinton has extensive ti...More..

Plagued Chicago to add almost 1000 police officers: newspaper
by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Plagued Chicago to add almost 1000 police officers: newspaper

Another 200 detectives will be put into rotation, as well as 112 sergeants, 50 lieutenants and 92 field trainers to help police adapt to an era in which they will be under additional scrutiny. "So today I am ca...More..

New York governor: Corruption allegations 'reprehensible'
by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

New York governor: Corruption allegations 'reprehensible'

Standing on stage of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Governor Andrew Cuomo painted a picture of despair and disappointment as he described his feelings on the federal charges now facing nine, including his forme...More..

Browns sign K Cody Parkey
by | Sunday, September 25, 2016

Browns sign K Cody Parkey

Kicker Patrick Murray was placed on injured reserve Saturday after hurting his surgically repaired left knee in practice, forcing the Browns to sign Cody Parkey to handle their kicking duties in Sunday's game...More..