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USA veteran kills one in Times Square vehicle crash, 22 hurt

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Navy records show he spent two months in a military prison in Charleston, South Carolina, in the summer of 2013, but did not say why. Panicked passersby began running away from the center of Times Square, Ehab said, and he was eventually forced to move his food cart down the block by police. Read More »

Soundgarden and Audioslave rocker Chris Cornell takes his own, aged 52

On May 14 Cornell posted a heartwarming Mother's Day message online writing: "Happy Mother's Day to my mom you thank for giving me the love of my life". The group hit its commercial peak with its breakout album, " Superunknown ", in 1994, which was nominated for a Grammy Award for best rock album. Cornell was one of the founding members of Soundgarden in 1984, and was the lead singer until 1997 when the band announced it was breaking up. Read More »

Why Was James Comey Fired? President Trump Contradicts His Team

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President Donald Trump threatened Friday morning to end White House press briefings, arguing that "it is not possible" for his staff to speak with "perfect accuracy" to the American public. The House Intelligence Committee's investigation of Russian meddling was already tainted by the actions of its chairman, who appeared to be carrying water for the president. Read More »

Joe Lieberman is front-runner to be next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

McCabe was tapped to become acting director after Trump dismissed Comey on May 9. The circumstances surrounding the firing have made the appointment closely watched, with senators calling for an unimpeachable, nonpartisan appointment. John Cornyn and New York Judge Michael Garcia, who both withdrew their names. Lieberman's closest law enforcement experience is serving as his state's attorney general, an elected position. Read More »

Ceremony honors fallen officers

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From 4-7 p.m. Friday, the Detroit Police Department's Badges of Honor will perform at the 11th Police Precinct. "During National Law Enforcement Week, please take the time to say thank you to the fearless men and women working hard across this nation, each and every day, to bring safety and security to your communities". Read More »

3 fall from Ferris wheel ride in Washington state at festival

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According to East Jefferson Fire Rescue, the Ferris wheel was in operation when one of the bucket seats flipped over. She estimated that about 15 people were riding the Ferris wheel at the time and described it as a "violent accident". Electrical inspections are also required each time a ride is set up. - An accident involving a carnival ride at a Washington festival sent three people to a Seattle hospital Thursday evening. Read More »

Tulsa leaders plead for calm after cop acquitted in man's death

Earlier this week, the 43-year-old officer testified that she feared for her life when Crutcher reached into his vehicle. "Let it be known that I believe in my heart that Betty Shelby got away with murder", he said . Crutcher lay on the ground for two minutes before the police checked him out. Bynum, along with Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan, addressed the media about 12 hours after the verdict was delivered in the Officer Betty Shelby manslaughter trial. Read More »

FBI Candidate Lieberman Working For Trump's Law Firm

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Sources told CNN that former Connecticut Sen. Speaking to reporters at the beginning of a meeting with President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia, Trump said: "We're very close" to picking an Federal Bureau of Investigation director. and FBI Agent Frank Keating , career FBI official Richard McFeely and Texas Sen. Lieberman retired from the Senate in 2013. But several Democratic senators said during a caucus lunch Thursday that they would not support Lieberman, according to a person ... Read More »

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

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The naming of the special counsel has appeased some Democrats, who were threatening to try to block any Federal Bureau of Investigation director until such a move was made. The Senate must confirm Trump's candidate for the job. Among their concerns was Lieberman's past praise of Michael Flynn, Trump's first national security adviser, who was sacked in February after misleading officials about his talks with Russian officials. Read More »

FBI director candidates paraded past reporters

Joe Lieberman Wednesday afternoon to replace fired FBI Director James Comey. He has said during hearings that there is no evidence Russian hackers changed any vote tallies in the election, while maintaining they are highly confident the country interfered with the goal of getting Trump elected. Read More »

United Nations chief condemns North Korea over missile launch

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Pundits believe Pyongyang's latest provocation will provide a hard litmus test for South Korea's newly-elected President Moon Jae-in. "It is considered an [intermediate-range ballistic missile] of enhanced calibre compared to Musudan missiles that have continually failed", he said. Read More »

Everybody has better healthcare than the USA, says Trump

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Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), the Senate minority leader, speaking at an unrelated news conference, also criticized the new health care bill, saying he was concerned the measure would make it more hard for Americans with pre-existing health conditions to find affordable coverage. Read More »

Trump supports peaceful engagement on North Korea, Seoul envoy says

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South Korea and the U.S. say it is necessary to guard against North Korea's missile and nuclear weapons activities that threaten South Korea , Japan, U.S. DONALD Trump would have "maybe 10 minutes" to decide whether to launch a retaliatory strike against North Korea - should it ever fire a missile that's capable of reaching the United States mainland, experts say. Read More »

Pilot walks away after vintage plane crashes into tree

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According to FlightAware data , the flight originated at Philadelphia International Airport at around 3 p.m. local time. Federal investigators will be at the site of a deadly jet crash near a small airport outside New York City Tuesday, working to determine what caused the aircraft to go down. Read More »

Two Hoosiers honored during National Peace Officers Memorial Service

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The lighting of blue lights on Monday night is part of a celebration of Peace Officers Memorial Day, a 55-year-old tradition started by former President John F. The Memorial Service began in 1982 as a gathering in Senate Park of approximately 120 survivors and supporters of law enforcement. "We never know what the next shift is going to bring", Warner said. Read More »

Apparel groups urge caution on NAFTA renegotiation

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NAFTA took effect in 1994 and triggered a big increase in trade among the three countries. Republican Senator Orrin Hatch, chairman of the Finance Committee, said on Thursday he was confident the administration and Congress could strengthen the trade deal and preserve partnerships with Canada and Mexico. Read More »

Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes dies at 77

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Though Mr. Ailes became inconceivably wealthy during his career, he never lost sight of what bonded him with that audience: resentment for the "New York-Hollywood elitists" he believed populated the rest of the news media. Eight days later, Ailes would be dead. "He really did as much as anyone to redefine the Republican Party as a party of cultural populism ... making resentment of the media, resentment of elites, resentment of liberals who were soft on crime and soft on national security ... Read More »

Trump says he considered 'this Russian Federation thing' before firing FBI Director Comey

He had earlier called Comey a "showboat" and "grandstander". Former FBI director James Comey presumably has more information than most people regarding the investigation into Russian election interference. But Trump on Thursday acknowledged for the first time that the Russian Federation investigation - which he dismissed as a "made-up story" - was also on his mind as he ousted the man overseeing the probe. Read More »

Wisconsin and Oklahoma governors to tour damage

Tornados touched down in Texas, Oklahoma and Wisconsin on Tuesday (May 16) leaving a trail of destruction in their path, local media reported. At least two people were killed and more than two dozen others were injured as stormy weather stretched from Texas to Wisconsin Tuesday. Read More »

Trump says former Sen. Lieberman a frontrunner for FBI job

Former Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman gives a "thumbs-up" as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 17, 2017. When asked if Lieberman was his top pick, the president said "yes". Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., called Lieberman a "pillar of credibility." Sen. McCabe was tapped to become acting director after Trump dismissed Comey on May 9. Read More »

Trump wants Flynn back

He dismissed outrage over Trump's disclosures as U.S. politicians whipping up "anti-Russian sentiment". Trump fired Flynn in February from the key White House posting after routine USA eavesdropping on foreign officials showed he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russia's ambassador to Washington in the weeks before Trump assumed power in late January. Read More »

Birdie binge puts Thompson on top at Kingsmill

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She leads a trio of American players at 5 under, including Gerina Piller, Brittany Lincicome and Angel Yin . Thompson started on the back nine and admitted to getting off to a slow start, sitting even at the turn, but with a birdie on No. Read More »

Pence is a loyal soldier, but news cycle is wearing on him

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is starting an unprecedented and awkwardly-timed political action committee. The timing of this PAC birth could raise some eyebrows, though a source told NBC that the money will support his run for re-election as Vice President in 2020. Read More »

1 dead, several hurt when car strikes crowd at

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Police say Rojas drove onto the sidewalk on the west side of Seventh Avenue and 42nd Street and then continued at a high speed to 45th Street, striking pedestrians as he drove. An injured pedestrian told Reuters that the driver, who was taken into custody following the incident, appeared to have intentionally mowed down the pedestrians. Read More »

More Republicans back independent probe of Trump-Russia ties

Coast Guard Academy in CT that "no politician in history, and I say this with great surety, has been treated worse or more unfairly". Second, he invited Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak to the Oval Office one day after he fired FBI Director James Comey, which he followed with confusing and changing rationales. Read More »

Donald Trump sharing intelligence with Russian Federation confirms Israeli officials' 'worst fears'

That distinction between Jerusalem and Israel reflects the USA position that the city's fate is an issue for Israelis and Palestinians to work out through future peace negotiations. The debate swirling around the Trump administration's position on Israel intensified in recent days when it was revealed that a senior member of the US delegation reportedly angrily shouted at his Israeli counterpart that the Western Wall was "part of the West Bank". Read More »

US officer cleared in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

The trial began in Tulsa County, Oklahoma, earlier this month. The jury included three African Americans and Time reported that "at least four of the 12 jurors were crying" as they exited the courtroom. A coverup was exposed. "They walked by my brother to go check on Betty and the last few breaths of my brother's life, he laid there alone", she said. Read More »