Judge who sparked outcry in rape case transferring to civil court

A court spokesman confirmed that beginning September 6, he will return to hearing civil cases only. "We're pleased that Judge Persky won't be handling criminal matters at least temporarily", she said. A source familiar with the judge's thinking said ... More..

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Two Chicago men charged in shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Two Chicago men charged in shooting of Dwyane Wade's cousin

The intended target was "100 percent cooperative" and helped the police identify the suspects, Cmdr. He also linked her shooting death to a wave of violence that has been sweeping the Chicago's South Side. It w...More..

US judge orders search of new Hillary Clinton emails for release
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

US judge orders search of new Hillary Clinton emails for release

The Associated Press reported that the department told the news organization's attorneys that the schedule release - which shows with whom she met while serving as President Barack Obama's top diplomat - will...More..

Community Mourns Flatbush Teen Stabbed To Death At Cornell University
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Community Mourns Flatbush Teen Stabbed To Death At Cornell University

Local police say Nazaire was one of two Ithaca College students who were stabbed on the campus of nearby Cornell University early Sunday morning. Rawlings said, "Of the many eyewitnesses, including those wh...More..

Washington Monthly Recognizes Valparaiso University for Value, Contribution to Public Good
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Washington Monthly Recognizes Valparaiso University for Value, Contribution to Public Good

Out of 634 colleges offering master's degrees, HSU received a middling mark for social mobility (256) but kicked metaphorical ass on research (60), predicted graduation rate (48), six-year graduation rate (41) ...More..

Huma Abedin To Separate From Anthony Weiner After New Sexting Allegations
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Huma Abedin To Separate From Anthony Weiner After New Sexting Allegations

Reacting to the latest scandal on Monday, Mr Trump said in a statement: 'Huma is making a very wise decision. Weiner ran for mayor of NY in 2013, but that bid collapsed after it was reported that he was con...More..

United States pilots in court over drink-flying allegations
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

United States pilots in court over drink-flying allegations

Paul Brady Grebenc, 35, of Columbus, Mississippi, also did not enter a plea and was released on bail. The pilots were granted bail and the case has been continued. United spokeswoman Erin Benson said the pilots...More..

Man charged in nuns' killing had record in Iowa
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Man charged in nuns' killing had record in Iowa

Thomas Catholic Church in Lexington, Mississippi, for Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill, Aug. 28, 2016. Sanders is being held in an undisclosed detention center awaiting his initial court appearan...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Sister of Fatally Stabbed Ithaca College Student Speaks Out

Officials identified the slain student as Anthony Nazaire, a 19-year-old sophomore majoring in business administration from Brooklyn. The other student, his friend Rahiem Williams, 20, was treated for multiple ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Juan Gabriel, Mexican superstar singer, dies at 66

His hit " Querida " ("Dear") topped Mexico's charts for a whole year. The singer, who dealt with health problems over the past few years, suffered a fatal heart attack , the BBC reports . Juan Gabriel was in...More..

Tighter background checks for guns favored by Trump backers, survey finds
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Tighter background checks for guns favored by Trump backers, survey finds

Asked whether gun ownership is more likely to protect people from becoming victims of a crime or to put people's safety at risk, a majority, 58%, told Pew they agreed with the self-defense argument. Military-...More..

Alexandria area under flash flood warning early this morning
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Alexandria area under flash flood warning early this morning

Over 3 inches of rain was reported in under an hour near the Ames airport, according to weather reports sent to the NWS . According to the City of Cincinnati Director of Communications Rocky Merz, residents ...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Man arrested for killing nuns has criminal record

Sanders confessed in the interrogation to the killings but gave no reason for the crimes, Mr March said. Durant Police Chief John Haynes, left, and assistant Police Chief James Lee spoke in Lexington, Miss. T...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Hundreds of Women Just Freed Their Nipples in Cities Across the World

Women were invited to go topless Sunday, and men were asked to wear bras, bikinis, and crop tops, to call out double standards based on gender. Coming up at the end was a pair of giant inflatable breasts. Gathe...More..

GOP presidential nominee Trump plans major ad buy
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

GOP presidential nominee Trump plans major ad buy

The announcement came late Sunday in a tweet by the GOP presidential nominee after days of wavering - and at least one canceled speech - on a question central to his campaign: Whether he would, as he said i...More..

Fmr. KKK David Duke's Robocalls: Vote For Trump and For Me
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Fmr. KKK David Duke's Robocalls: Vote For Trump and For Me

David Duke is one of the most recognizable figures from the white supremacist far right. "It's happening", Duke warns, according to BuzzFeed News, which first reported the robocalls and which the white na...More..

by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Mylan plans generic EpiPen to quell outcry over $600 cost

EpiPens priced at around $100 in 2008 would cost $600 after the company's recent announcement. Both the brand name and the generic are auto-injectors, pre-loaded with epinephrine, lifesaving treatment during ...More..

NY's Maine-Endwell wins Little League title game against South Korea
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

NY's Maine-Endwell wins Little League title game against South Korea

Sunday. Maine-Endwell Little League from NY defeated South Korea's East Seoul Little League 2-1 Sunday, ending a run of tough luck by the Americans in the Little League World Series at Howard J. Abbadessa ...More..

Italy relents, will hold funeral in quake town
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Italy relents, will hold funeral in quake town

But with so much of Italy quake-prone, Piano said a master, long-term reconstruction and building plan must be devised for the entire nation. Mr Renzi is poised to announce a project, dubbed "Italy's House", ...More..

Appeal for more relief for North Carolina transgender people
by | Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Appeal for more relief for North Carolina transgender people

Schroeder hinted he may agree with a dissent to the Fourth Circuit ruling but said accepting North Carolina's arguments against the appellate court's reasoning "would violate" his "obligation" to "follow circ...More..