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Man dies after being restrained by Texas deputy, her husband

Man dies after being restrained by Texas deputy, her husband A fight broke out in which the deputy's husband used the chokehold on Hernandez, and Hernandez died three days later after being taken to the hospital. He was really angry". Carroll played the video for reporters on Monday. At this point, the deputy will remain on active duty while the sheriff's office investigates the incident. [Full Article...]

Russian gang, gambling, bribery and chocolate trafficking

Russian gang, gambling, bribery and chocolate trafficking Almost three-dozen organized crime members were busted by federal authorities in Manhattan Wednesday for an odd mishmash of crimes - trafficking 5 tons of stolen chocolate as well as hordes of illegal cigarettes. Twenty-seven of the men charged are tied to the so-called Shulaya Enterprise, an organized crime group operating under the direction Razhden Shulaya and his alleged co-boss Zurab Dzhan... [Full Article...]

Powerball tickets sell fast as drawing nears

Powerball tickets sell fast as drawing nears The next drawing for the $435 million prize is June 10. The odds of picking the winning numbers to receive Powerball's grand prize are a lot to one. Powerball tickets are $2 each and can be played in 44 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Players have roughly a 1 in 11,688,053 chance to win at least $ 1 million . [Full Article...]

Trump lashes out at DOJ over travel ban legal strategy

But such criticism does not have much impact on President Trump. Critics have assailed the ban as discriminatory and his reasoning for it as flawed. In a series of early morning Twitter messages, Trump returned to the issue of the travel ban that he raised immediately after an attack in London on Saturday night that killed seven people and wounded 48. [Full Article...]

Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial

Cosby accuser to resume testimony in sex assault trial Constand, 44, had been an employee of Temple University's athletics department at the time, which is how she said she met Cosby, in 2001. As Constand previously told police, she said she was invited to Cosby's residence where he gave her three pills that he told her were herbal to help her "relax" and that they would be her "friends". [Full Article...]

No date for Putin-Trump meeting, media likely to be excluded - Izvestia

No date for Putin-Trump meeting, media likely to be excluded - Izvestia CBS News confirmed the authenticity of the report Monday after the 5-page document was published by The Intercept . Peskov made the comments in response to news reports that a United States intelligence contractor leaked confidential findings that Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) had attempted to breach American election computer systems. [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify next week in Russian Federation probe

Pelosi says Rep. Devin Nunes should not be issuing subpoenas because he stepped aside from the investigation after being criticized for being too close to the White House . Nunes has since accused Obama officials of improperly "unmasking" Trump associates who were caught up in conversations involving individuals under surveillance. [Full Article...]

Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring

Man arrested in theft of Portland train victim's ring Police named the man as George Tschaggeny a short time after he was arrested at a homeless camp beneath a Portland highway overpass. Police have yet to identify the suspected ring and backpack thief. In the early morning hours of Friday June 2, 2017 , Central Precinct officers located and arrested the suspect involved in the theft of a backpack and wedding ring of homicide victim Ricky Be... [Full Article...]

Penn State ex-President Spanier, other administrators sentenced in Sandusky case

In a surprise, Spanier - the only one of the three to take his case to trial earlier this year - actually received the lightest sentence: four to 12 months, with the first two in jail and the remainder served under house arrest . Boccabella noted that others who were aware of McQueary's report, including McQueary and Paterno, could have called police. Prosecutors strongly criticized all three m... [Full Article...]

Police release Tiger Woods' DUI arrest video

A police report on the incident released on Tuesday said Woods had " extremely slow and slurred speech". The responding officer asks him if he's "all right" and suggests that he "kick" his "shoes off" because he doesn't want the golfer to "fall over". [Full Article...]

Trump interviews two more FBI director candidates

Former FBI director James Comey was sacked by the president earlier this month. The Associated Press reported on May 19 that Comey had agreed to testify before the committee after Memorial Day. USA Today was first to report that Trump would be meeting with Pistole. "The bottom line is he's going to testify", CNN's unnamed source said. Trump has repeatedly denounced the investigation ... [Full Article...]

Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal

Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal Trump's tweet is also wrong on the specifics of the two pieces of legislation - health care and tax reform - he is insisting would pass the Senate if not for its 60-vote rule. As Jason Easley, writing at PoliticusUSA, argues, "Trump wants the legislative filibuster changed because a change is the only way that any of his legislation stands any chance of passage...." "I suggest that we add... [Full Article...]

'Lovely coincidence' - Priyanka Chopra meets Prime Minister Modi in Berlin

'Lovely coincidence' - Priyanka Chopra meets Prime Minister Modi in Berlin External Affairs Ministry spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted, "PM Narendra Modi and Chancellor Merkel is undertaking a comprehensive review of cooperation at the Plenary meeting of the Inter-Governmental Consultations". "The leaders also touched upon OBOR (one Belt One Road)". An official statement from the Prime Minister's Office mentioned that the meeting lasted almost for three hours and India... [Full Article...]

John Kelly: Kushner's reported 'back channel' attempt is 'no big issue'

The report ― the latest in a series of leaks to top newspapers suggesting collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials ― became a major topic of discussion on Sunday morning talk shows. Officials said he misled Vice President Mike Pence about whether he and the ambassador had discussed US sanctions against Russian Federation in a phone call. [Full Article...]

Tamir Rice shooting probe: 1 officer fired, 1 suspended

According to Cleveland police, Loehmann's job application contained inaccuracies and he violated other administrative policies. As the Plain Dealer reported last month, CIRC already "found no fault in the officers' actions leading up to, during and after the November 22, 2014 shooting at Cudell Recreation Center on Cleveland's West Side". [Full Article...]

The Look Back: What happened during the 85th legislative session

The Look Back: What happened during the 85th legislative session Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick , who presides over the Senate, had threatened inaction on the issue to force a special session on two of his priority issues, property tax reform and a bill to put regulations on the use of public restrooms by transgender people. [Full Article...]

Cards, Cats to host NCAA Baseball Regionals

Cards, Cats to host NCAA Baseball Regionals Selection of the eight super regional hosts will be announced online at www.NCAA.com/cws , Monday June 5. They include Florida State, Louisville, North Carolina, Clemson and Wake Forest. Another team in the region that has a good chance of being part of the Hattiesburg Regional is South Alabama, which won the Sun Belt Conference title game, 7-6, on Sunday in Statesboro, Ga. [Full Article...]

Eric Holder: Sessions Memo 'Dumb on Crime'

This policy demands that the federal prosecutors "charge defendants with the most serious crime possible". Attorney General Jeff Sessions overturned the sweeping criminal charging policy of former attorney general Eric H. The move, announced in a policy memo sent to US attorneys late on May 10, has been expected from Sessions. Sessions was a key hold out on a bipartisan criminal justice ... [Full Article...]

President Trump's Approval Rating is Sliding

President Trump's Approval Rating is Sliding Overall , FiveThirtyEight finds that the President's approval rating average among all pollsters is 39.1 percent. 96% of voters who voted for Clinton in the November election view Trump negatively. Sixty-eight percent of respondents said they are concerned that Russian Federation may have been involved in last year's campaign, though 61 percent of GOP voters said they do not share those concer... [Full Article...]

Sooners fall to Longhorns in first round of Big 12 Tournament

Sooners fall to Longhorns in first round of Big 12 Tournament Both those runs came after Oklahoma State starter Blake Battenfield fended off the Red Raiders with two on and one out in the very first inning. He was joined by left fielder Kyle Davis, who hit.320 with eight home runs and 40 RBIs, and starting pitcher Michael Grove (3-1, 2.87 ERA). [Full Article...]


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