Manchester officer accused of striking pedestrian with car placed on leave

A Manchester police officer accused of hitting a pedestrian and driving away Sunday turned himself in on a warrant Tuesday morning. EDITOR'S NOTE: The story has been updated to reflect a correction made by Manchester Police, clarifying that once Of... More..

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Police ID man whose body was found after Omaha standoff

As they walked down the stairs to the basement, police said a man inside opened fire. It's unclear whether he shot himself. "Anywhere from 10 to maybe 12 shots were fired from inside the house", Deputy Chief ...More..

Forest Lake City Council to Vote Monday on Police Department's Fate
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Forest Lake City Council to Vote Monday on Police Department's Fate

The terms to the three-year agreement include officers getting a 2 percent salary increase in 2017 and 2018 and a 3 percent increase in 2019. It's not unusual for cities to contract with the county for police...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Man holding human head stabs store clerk; mother found dead

When Joshua Webb entered the grocery store in downtown Estacada, Oregon, witnesses said he was covered in blood, according to The Oregonian . A customer screamed, which alerted other customers in the store. ...More..

Harvard professor: Trump regards himself as above the law
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Harvard professor: Trump regards himself as above the law

Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe , a Constitutional law expert, makes the case for impeachment in newly-published opinion pieces in The Washington Post and USA Today. The most relevant thing, because imp...More..

Payment system outages hit some Starbucks stores
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Payment system outages hit some Starbucks stores

As part of our normal course of business, overnight we worked to install a technology update to our store registers in the USA and Canada. A post on Reddit claims that a quarter of all Starbucks stores are ...More..

Trump Gave Classified Information To Russians During White House Visit
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump Gave Classified Information To Russians During White House Visit

We quote him in the story saying, I get the best intel, I get great intelligence, and then proceeds to talk about this threat stream that we've all heard about, this concern that the Islamic State is preparing ...More..

Trump's 'religious freedom' order does not attack LGBT rights as expected
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump's 'religious freedom' order does not attack LGBT rights as expected

The Johnson Amendment , named for then-Senator Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas and enacted into law in 1954, restricts tax-exempt organizations, including churches and religious organizations, from endorsing or op...More..

Mormon Church Pulls Older Teens From Program
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Mormon Church Pulls Older Teens From Program

Boy Scouts stand on stage with a USA flag during the Pledge of Allegiance to begin the inaugural Freedom Summit meeting for conservative speakers in Manchester, New Hampshire April 12, 2014. "Boys do most of th...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump slams 'critics' in his first commencement address as president

Before Trump's speech , Falwell in his address commented that Trump's presidency has benefited the Christian community in the US and presented the president with an honorary Doctorate of Law degree. A recent P...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Dry weather lets farmers catch up on planting

Wheat , corn and soy U.S. cents/bushel. The most active Corn contract for July delivery fell 3.25 cents, or 0.88%, to settle at 3.6775 bu. Traders watching to see if benchmark CBOT July soft red winter w...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Strong winds before fatal plane crash

A small plane LearJet 35 on Monday crashed on its approach to the Teterboro Airport in New Jersey just before it was to land. Authorities said the plane's two crew members appear to have been killed, while no...More..

Israel fuming at US's concern over embassy move to Jerusalem
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Israel fuming at US's concern over embassy move to Jerusalem

Moving the embassy would be deeply controversial since Palestinians contest Israel's right to the city and want to establish the capital of a future independent state there - a demand Palestinian Authority (P.A...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Do you think health care is a privilege?

McCullough also riled women's rights activists with her answer on feminism, saying she'd prefer to use her made-up term " equalism " instead. She then replied that she likes to " transpose " the word feminism...More..

Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over President Trump's Travel Ban
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Appeals Court Hears Arguments Over President Trump's Travel Ban

No one in the building was injured, he said. Black smoke billowing in the air could be seen for miles - including in New York City. The plane, registered to A&C Big Sky Aviation in Montana, was built in 1...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Spicer Asked if Trump Is 'Out of Control, Says 'That's Frankly Offensive'

But in the federal matter of the Trump-Russia investigation, the state attorneys general say there is little they can do but act as a "vertical" check on Rosenstein, pressing him to act in the country's best in...More..

Former Florida lawmaker found guilty of fraud
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Former Florida lawmaker found guilty of fraud

As she left the courtroom after hearing the verdicts, Brown stoically appeared shocked. Just 33 minutes into deliberations on Wednesday morning, the jury came up with its first question for the judge: "Is the...More..

U.S. accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

U.S. accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

Stuart Jones, acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs, said US officials believe the crematorium could be used to dispose of bodies at a prison where they believe Assad's government authori...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Mitch McConnell: I recommended Merrick Garland to be FBI chief

Circuit to replace him?" "The idea of Garland ascending to the Federal Bureau of Investigation post was also floated Wednesday by the Daily Caller, which speculated Garland's confirmation would clear a covete...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump Sidelined Bannon From Decision To Fire Comey As FBI Head

Yet with his incompetence, his everything-is-all-about-me narcissism, and his authoritarian personality, he is a danger - and his constitutional co-equals in the Republican-controlled Congress are unwilling to ...More..