Judge: Ex-cop committed murder in shooting death of motorist in 2015

Witness video that surfaced shortly after the encounter appeared to show the moment Slager fatally shot Scott as he ran away. Relatives of the victim said Thursday they forgave Slager, despite their grief. During final statements Wednesday senten... More..

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We Win! Taxes Cut for All!
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

We Win! Taxes Cut for All!

Because of how they set it up, Republicans' tax bill can only increase the deficit by $1.5 trillion in the first 10 years, and can't increase the national debt outside that window. But other hawks like Sens. ...More..

North Korea missile prompted Singapore Air plane re-route
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

North Korea missile prompted Singapore Air plane re-route

The decision comes after Pyongyang's continuous missile tests in the Sea of Japan disregarding global opposition. North Korea's attempts to develop an ICBM to carry a nuclear warhead to strike the American ma...More..

Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting, report says
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting, report says

In an absolutely freaky turn of events, Donald Trump, Jr . Schiff told reporters that he wants Trump Jr.to answer questions about his conversations with his father and their public response to the meeting...More..

Rain and sleet Thursday, light snow possible overnight in Houston area
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Rain and sleet Thursday, light snow possible overnight in Houston area

Thus as this colder air arrives that is when the rain will switch over to big wet snow flakes making for a very picturesque scene for Acadiana. The jet-stream disturbance responsible for this is now wringing ...More..

New Secretary of DHS Confirmed: Kirstjen Nielsen
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

New Secretary of DHS Confirmed: Kirstjen Nielsen

Nielsen served as John Kelly's principal deputy chief of staff and was also his chief of staff at the Department of Homeland Security. Nielsen is a close aide to John Kelly, White House Chief of Staff and for...More..

Russia Will Support Its 'Neutral' Athletes At Winter Olympics, Says Mutko
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Russia Will Support Its 'Neutral' Athletes At Winter Olympics, Says Mutko

Russian athletes have also responded, but focused more on what should happen with coming events than their peers who have committed the doping acts: Svetlana Zhurova, a Russian ice skating Olympic champion, sai...More..

Euro 2020 : Wembley to stage 7 matches after Brussels lose hosting right
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Euro 2020 : Wembley to stage 7 matches after Brussels lose hosting right

In fact, construction has not yet even begun, whereas the venue must be ready by 2019. In addition to the host-city pairs, UEFA also announced that the opening match of the tournament will be played at Rome's...More..

Three dead in shooting at New Mexico high school
by | Friday, December 08, 2017

Three dead in shooting at New Mexico high school

The Albuquerque Journal reports that according to San Juan County Sheriff Ken Christesen, three people, believed to be students, are dead. Deputies are asking everyone to avoid the area as emergency crews w...More..

Brexit: the European Union has set a last deadline for the UK
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Brexit: the European Union has set a last deadline for the UK

May portrays Monday's meeting as part of preparations for an European Union summit on December 15 - though the European Union says Monday is the last chance for her to make offers as there will be no negotiatio...More..

Germany: More than 40 injured in train crash
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Germany: More than 40 injured in train crash

At the time of the crash there were 155 people . According to latest data, 47 people were injured . The Meerbusch fire department said many passengers were trapped in the derailed train as rescue effo...More..

Events in Ottawa to mark anniversary of Montreal Massacre
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Events in Ottawa to mark anniversary of Montreal Massacre

This day annually falls during the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence; it starts with the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women on November 25, and ends with Internation...More..

Latest Trump travel ban prevents families from reuniting
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Latest Trump travel ban prevents families from reuniting

The decision, with only two dissents, strongly suggests the justices believe the current version of Trump's broad travel ban does not exceed his powers under the immigration laws and does not reflect unconsti...More..

Paypal-owned Canadian firm leaked 1.6 million customers' records
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Paypal-owned Canadian firm leaked 1.6 million customers' records

Back in November, PayPal started investigating its newly-acquired subsidiary TIO Networks' servers for security vulnerabilities and made a decision to suspend the latter's operations after TIO's servers w...More..

PM Modi questions Congress for linking Ayodhya dispute with 2019 polls
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

PM Modi questions Congress for linking Ayodhya dispute with 2019 polls

You are not going to build that temple.If you think that you are, then you are mistaken... The Congress had distanced itself from Sibal's stand in the Supreme Court. He can argue in court but is it right for ...More..

Rain, Cooler Weather Wednesday
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Rain, Cooler Weather Wednesday

Showers will occur throughout much of Tuesday afternoon and overnight into Wednesday morning. Travelers should use caution when driving through heavy periods of rain, and should watch for deep puddles and...More..

by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Saudi Arabia, allies snub Qatar at crisis-hit Gulf summit

The UAE foreign ministry statement says that the new committee "is assigned to cooperate and coordinate between the UAE and Saudi Arabia in all military, political, economic, trade and cultural fields, as well ...More..

Uttarakhand earthquake measuring 5.5 Richter Scale hits Rudraprayag; tremors in north India
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Uttarakhand earthquake measuring 5.5 Richter Scale hits Rudraprayag; tremors in north India

A strong quake that was estimated to measure 5.5 on the Richter scale struck Uttarakhand around 8:50 pm on Wednesday. As per the reports, of the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, the natural disaster...More..

Six Female Democratic Senators Call on Al Franken to Resign
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Six Female Democratic Senators Call on Al Franken to Resign

The calls for Franken's resignation came as another woman came forward and accused Franken of forcibly kissing her in 2006. He has said he will cooperate with an ongoing investigation by the Senate Ethics...More..

Milwaukee Mayor Barrett presenting at global climate summit in Chicago
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Milwaukee Mayor Barrett presenting at global climate summit in Chicago

During the UN climate change conference in Germany last month, some 20 USA states, 110 cities and more than 1,400 businesses - which they said represented a bigger economy than any nation outside the U.S. Anne ...More..

North Korea | Senior UN official in Pyongyang to meet top leaders
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

North Korea | Senior UN official in Pyongyang to meet top leaders

He is now said to be in Beijing ahead of his departure to the North. But Dujarric would not say if Feltman would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during his trip. Feltman's visit comes amid high tens...More..

Here's Why You Probably Can't Do the Invisible Box Challenge
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Here's Why You Probably Can't Do the Invisible Box Challenge

Olivar said to the Houston Chronicle : "The video was my third time trying it". "I started by putting a stuffed animal on the floor and "stepping on it" without actually putting my weight on it", he said. ...More..

Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson accused of rape
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Oklahoma running back Rodney Anderson accused of rape

Chance also said that the woman was trying to pursue a relationship with Anderson after November 16 and filed the protective order only after he rebuffed her. He is scheduled to appear in court December 18 for ...More..

Mueller's budget tops $3.2 million so far in Trump-Russia probe
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Mueller's budget tops $3.2 million so far in Trump-Russia probe

A spokeswoman for the German bank declined to comment on the reports when contacted by AFP, saying only that "Deutsche Bank takes its legal obligations seriously and remains committed to cooperating with author...More..

House overwhelmingly votes to defeat Democrat's bid to impeach President Trump
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

House overwhelmingly votes to defeat Democrat's bid to impeach President Trump

But the process of impeaching an American president and removing him from office is complex and challenging. Green wrote in a letter to House lawmakers on Tuesday. The most likely result, however, is that Hou...More..

Yemen rebels disperse protests demanding slain leader's body
by | Thursday, December 07, 2017

Yemen rebels disperse protests demanding slain leader's body

Houthi-controlled al-Masirah TV cited the interior ministry as announcing the "end of the crisis of the treason militia and the killing of its leader". Yemen's civil war has emerged as one of the main battlegro...More..

Ireland to collect $15B in back taxes from Apple
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Ireland to collect $15B in back taxes from Apple

Last year, the European Union determined that a deal between Ireland and Apple for tax incentives was illegal and ordered Dublin to recover uncollected taxes for the years between 1991 and 2007. According to ...More..

Up to 20cm of snow forecast for parts of Cumbria
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Up to 20cm of snow forecast for parts of Cumbria

The counties now covered by the warning are Donegal, Galway , Leitrim , Mayo , Sligo , Clare and Kerry , but that may be broadened as the weather system nears our coast. The warning, which was announced ...More..

Nebraska Woman Found Dead After A Tinder Date With Another Woman
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

Nebraska Woman Found Dead After A Tinder Date With Another Woman

The 24-year-old Lincoln woman was reported missing on November 16, one day after she apparently went on a date with a woman in nearby Wilber she met through the online dating app, the Lincoln Journal Star repo...More..

President's Tweets Make Top 10 List - Obama's Tweets, Not Trump's
by | Wednesday, December 06, 2017

President's Tweets Make Top 10 List - Obama's Tweets, Not Trump's

No. 1 was a teen seeking free Wendy's nuggets, which has been retweeted more than 3.6 million times. Camera IconThis Barack Obama tweet was a hit on Twitter. Obama would make the top nine most retweets two...More..