• UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center
UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center

In 2014, a man shot and killed two of his supervisors before turning the gun on himself at a UPS distribution centre in Birmingham, Alabama. SFPD officers blocked off several streets around 320 San Bruno Ave. He reopened after he saw police had blocked off an area around the UPS building, which is about a block from his shop. The Special Ops cont...

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  • Texas Congressman's Staffer Among Those Wounded In Shooting
Texas Congressman's Staffer Among Those Wounded In Shooting

Williams , who has been playing on the Republicans' congressional baseball team for a decade, witnessed the shooting, but was not shot himself, although he sustained injuries while attempting to escape the shooter, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson .

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  • Probe into Russian meddling heating up with AG testimony
Probe into Russian meddling heating up with AG testimony

If he says yes, it could be an indication there are additional reasons for his recusal, beyond a few meetings with the Russian ambassador, that are not known publicly. The Justice Department has said that while Sessions was there, for a speech by Trump, there were no meetings or private encounters. James Lankford of Oklahoma, "releasing his memos...

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  • Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next
Trump travel ban dealt another blow, faces high court next

The administration said it would seek further review at the U.S. Supreme Court, as it has already done with a ruling against the travel ban by another appeals court last month. "It does not provide any link between an individual's nationality and their propensity to commit terrorism or their inherent dangerousness". "The Order does not tie thes...

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  • North Korea may be close to launching an ICBM
North Korea may be close to launching an ICBM

Last year, the North tested around two dozen missiles and two nuclear weapons, with the reclusive regime claiming that it can now mount a nuclear weapon on a ballistic missile. "The distance between our country and NY is about 10,400 kilometers [6,462 miles]", said the Rodong Sinmun . Apparently, with every new test, North Korea is getting clo...

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  • Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs
Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Senator Angus King (I- ME) grilled the intel chiefs testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee today about why they weren't answering any of the questions being posed to them. During California Democratic Sen. "The committee requested a hearing on the re-authorization of Section 702 of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act - a ...

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  • Texas deputy put on leave after fatal confrontation
Texas deputy put on leave after fatal confrontation

Gonzales said that no one has been charged in the incident, which took place on May 28. Jack Carroll , the attorney for the person who recorded the video, said the man restraining Hernandez used an illegal chokehold. Hernandez was hospitalized after the incident and died three days later. He's drunk.' He wasn't in any position to fight. It "was ...

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  • Russians Charged With Racketeering (And Selling 10000 Pounds Of Stolen Chocolate)
Russians Charged With Racketeering (And Selling 10000 Pounds Of Stolen Chocolate)

The group allegedly trafficked stolen goods, including chocolate, cigarettes, and various narcotics. The individuals who have been arrested are allegedly members of a nationwide scheme led by Razhden Shulaya and Zurab Dzhanashvili , the leaders of the so-called 'Shulaya Enterprise'.

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  • Powerball lottery jackpot hits $435 million after no one wins Wednesday night
Powerball lottery jackpot hits $435 million after no one wins Wednesday night

Saturday's drawing is the largest single jackpot since a $435.3 million prize was won on February 22 and the twentieth drawing since the Powerball was last won on April 1. Powerball tickets are sold in 44 states, as well as Washington, D.C., the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Averitt beat the odds of 1 in 11,688,053 to win his prize! Mo...

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  • Trump goes to Twitter to undermine own case in travel ban case
Trump goes to Twitter to undermine own case in travel ban case

The Justice Department's June 1 petition for Supreme Court review of the en banc opinion of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit, holding the travel ban to violate the First Amendment, emphasizes the Trump administration's core argument that the 4th Circuit erred in considering the president's motives.

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  • House Intel chair Devin Nunes retains subpoena power in Russian Federation inquiry
House Intel chair Devin Nunes retains subpoena power in Russian Federation inquiry

But some Republicans say he never fully recused himself but just stepped aside briefly from the Russian Federation probe and that these unmasking subpoenas are separate from the Russian Federation investigation. Nunes followed suit hours later, tweeting: "Seeing a lot of fake news from media elites and others who have no interest in violati...

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  • 12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee
12-year-old crowned champion of Scripps National Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee competition is not only limited to the states of the U.S., despite being titled the US Scripp National competition, but is an open arena to kids from all over the world, at their time to shine. "I'm really excited and happy to see she won". Here are some memorable words from Thursday's final rounds of the bee. She's the 13th consec...

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  • Police ID man accused of stealing wedding ring in Portland double murder
Police ID man accused of stealing wedding ring in Portland double murder

Some of Best's possessions ― including his wallet ― were missing from the backpack when officers recovered it. Tschaggeny is facing multiple charges, including second-degree theft and second-degree abuse of a corpse. Following the attack, Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler published a statement in which he lauded Best, Meche and Fletcher as heroes. He was ...

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  • 3 former Penn State officials sentenced to jail
3 former Penn State officials sentenced to jail

Former Vice President Gary Schultz, former President Graham Spanier and former Athletic Director Tim Curley will all spend at least two months in jail on child endangerment charges. Deputy Attorney General Patrick Schulte also pointed a finger at Paterno for the cover-up itself, saying the trio of administrators had meant to report Sandusky to ...

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  • Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video
Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video

The officers checked but saw no evidence of a traffic accident nearby. Minutes later, an officer can be heard on the recording saying that the "driver's gonna be 10-15", which is police code for a prisoner in custody. "I would like to apologise with all my heart to my family, friends and the fans", said Woods. Woods, who has seen his profession...

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  • Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA
Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

At a White House briefing, Shulkin said the department must wait at least a month under current law before it can discipline an employee for misconduct or poor performance. "Our employee accountability processes are clearly broken". Shulkin made the rare, on-camera appearance in the White House briefing room as calls for more transparency at th...

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  • Almost Half Of Donald Trump's Twitter Followers Are FAKE - See The Proof!
Almost Half Of Donald Trump's Twitter Followers Are FAKE - See The Proof!

Bots post lots of tweets in bursts and usually have few followers. Website Twitter Audit says almost half Mr Trump's Twitter followers are fake. Upon taking office in January, Trump had 20 million followers, and the fake count grew to 32 percent. In comparison, Barack Obama's Twitter account has 89 million followers and 79% of them are...

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  • Trump to interview Pistole for Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump to interview Pistole for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

News reported that Comey had written memos for just about every phone call or meeting he had with Trump. "He is a good guy". President Bill Clinton's dalliance with an intern, which precipitated impeachment proceedings, occurred 15 months after the 1994 appointment of Kenneth Starr as independent counsel to investigate financial transactions that...

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  • Kansas Senate To Tackle School Funding Debate
Kansas Senate To Tackle School Funding Debate

Donald Trump can't govern, so he wants the rules to be changed so that he can, "win". Republicans are avoiding a filibuster on the AHCA bill by presenting it through a process called budget reconciliation that allows bills to pass without a 60-vote threshold as long as it cuts the federal deficit.

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  • The San Francisco Giants have a Hunter Strickland Problem
The San Francisco Giants have a Hunter Strickland Problem

Krukow believe the fight can provide a spark for the struggling Giants , who lost the game 3-0. So he waits three years to get him? Posey declined to enter the fracas, instead remaining around its edges and watching as the players scuffled in "a pretty good pile", as Giants manager Bruce Bochy called it.

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  • High court once again upholds death sentence for Ohio woman
High court once again upholds death sentence for Ohio woman

Civil rights groups, which have successfully challenged the state's process, told the Supreme Court that there was no reason for it to disturb a decision of the U.S. "I remain confident that once the justices review this case they will rule to uphold the decades-old process that both Republicans and Democrats have used in OH to maintain our voter r...

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  • Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting
Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Tamir Rice shooting

Cleveland city officials announced in a Tuesday news conference that the police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice has been fired from the police department. The officers' administrative discipline arrived after more than two years of investigation. Tamir Rice died the next day. In April 2016, the city agreed to pay $6m (£4.1...

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  • Texas Legislature ends session, may be back soon
Texas Legislature ends session, may be back soon

None of those measures made it to his desk before the session ended Monday afternoon. "They can fix this today by concurring with SB 1929 ". That's the omnibus Sunset Bill that will keep the lights on at a host of state agencies whose legislative remit would otherwise expire this year.

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  • UK named NCAA Tournament Regional host site
UK named NCAA Tournament Regional host site

Two schools are hosting for the 20th time or more, as Florida State leads the list of schools with 34 and LSU with 25. Other hosts include LSU, North Carolina, Clemson, Oregon State , Arkansas, TCU, Florida, Houston, Kentucky, Long Beach State, Louisville, Texas Tech , Stanford, Florida State and Wake Forest.

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  • Trump First Trip Abroad Fails to Boost Approval Rating in US
Trump First Trip Abroad Fails to Boost Approval Rating in US

Despite the uptick, Trump still faces questions about his decision to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation ( FBI) director James Comey . As a whole, 46 percent of registered voters believe Congress should not take steps towards impeachment while 38 percent say that they should.

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  • John McCain: Democrats 'Clearly' Killed Joe Lieberman's Shot at Becoming FBI Director
John McCain: Democrats 'Clearly' Killed Joe Lieberman's Shot at Becoming FBI Director

Lieberman, who met with Mr. Trump last week and was said to be a surprise favorite for the job, has no law enforcement experience. Mr. Trump, who is now about halfway through his first worldwide trip as president, will resume interviews for Federal Bureau of Investigation director when he returns, according to the official.

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  • Bracket Set For Big 12 Baseball Tournament
Bracket Set For Big 12 Baseball Tournament

Depending on the outcome of the OU-Texas Red River Showdown, the Sooners would play either the victor or loser of the game between No. 2 TCU and No. 7 Kansas in their second game of the double-elimination conference championship. Big 12 teams are hitting just.238 off of Texas pitching this season. With the loss, Oklahoma will still have a chance ...

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  • Amber Alert issued for missing 12-year-old has been cancelled
Amber Alert issued for missing 12-year-old has been cancelled

McKenzie Wilson, 12, was abducted by Joshua Monette, top, and John Harvey . State Police in Machias say they received a report that Wilson had runaway at about 8 a.m. "McKenzie was described as having straight blonde hair and blue eyes , 5'6" tall and about 100 pounds. He was last seen wearing camouflage jacket, blue jeans, boots, black shirt,...

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  • Law enforcement begins Click It or Ticket campaign Monday
Law enforcement begins Click It or Ticket campaign Monday

From 1975 through 2015, seat belts have saved an estimated 344,447 lives nationwide. "Through virtual reality (VR), the NDDOT is helping people "experience" a crash where a vehicle occupant suffers consequences from not wearing a seat belt".

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  • Bowie State graduates mix joy, sadness after classmate's killing
Bowie State graduates mix joy, sadness after classmate's killing

Richard Collins III was commissioned last week as a 2nd Lt.in the U.S. Army. Urbanski has been charged with first-degree murder, second-degree murder and first-degree assault. Police are investigating the stabbing as a hate crime after linking the alleged assailant to a racist Facebook group called, "Alt-Reich". "We gather this morning with...

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