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Minnesota cop's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race

But as night fell in St. Paul and chanting continued, word spread about the shooting of several officers in Dallas after a protest march there. Sterling, a fa...


Minnesota cop's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race

But as night fell in St. Paul and chanting continued, word spread about the shooting of several officers in Dallas after a protest march there. Sterling, a fa...


Attorney says Minnesota officer reacted to Philando Castile's gun, not his race

In the video, Reynolds says that Castile told the officer that he was licensed to carry a concealed weapon and had the firearm with him. He died a short time ...


Two DPD officers shot at downtown Dallas protest

U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told reporters in NY that "at this time , there appears to have been one gunman, with no known links to or inspira...


Trump and Clinton cancel campaign events post-Dallas shooting

Paul, Minn. Clinton plans to respond to the shootings in her remarks this afternoon here, and again when she visits the African Methodist Episcopal Convention...


Clinton's email claims challenged by Federal Bureau of Investigation director during hearing

He also said that Clinton had not authorized her lawyers to delete hundreds of emails, but said some of the discarded emails could have contained classified inf...


Veteran used vest, military-style rifle in Dallas sniper slayings

Two deaths this week have led to nationwide protests. Little Rock was the scene of one of the nation's first desegregation battles in 1957, when President Dwi...


Georgia officer ambush stuns friends of suspect

Officer Randall Hancock's protective vest took some of the bullets, but he was hit once just below it, in the abdomen, Georgia Bureau of Investigation spoke...


Car Hits Amish Buggy; Infant, 4 Children, 2 Adults Flown to Hospitals

Seven people, including five young children, riding in a horse-drawn buggy were flown to area hospitals early Saturday morning, police report, after it collided...


Suspect takes own life after wounding officer in hostage situation

The incident began around Swagg, AL. when the suspect set fire to son's house, yard and vehicle and killed the son's dog. A standoff with the man holding his ...


Trump advocates waterboarding and 'much worse' to battle terrorists

He said new trade deals should be negotiated because foreign countries continue to take advantage of America. Hours later, at an event in Ohio, Trump doubled do...


Gay Police Officer Among Those Shot By Dallas Sniper

Micah Johnson, aged 25, has been named as the suspected shooter in Thursday's Dallas attacks, which left five police officers dead and nine more people injured....


Federal judge blocks 'religious freedom' law

Matis said his church is looking for a better outcome at the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. In addition to allowing clerks to recuse themselves, the law i...


US DOT tentatively approves eight US airlines for scheduled service to Havana

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — United Airlines received tentative approval to offer nonstop flights from Newark Liberty International Airport to Havana , Cuba, on Thursda...


Dallas shooter sent home from Afghanistan for sexually harassing female soldier

The shootings, and the ensuing protests in some USA cities that followed, led to an uncharacteristic response from the president: He cut his five-day, two-count...


Obama commits US to Europe's security

It includes family members who have grave concerns about police conduct and they've said that this is unacceptable", Obama added. But after five Dallas police o...


Ex-congressman Joe Walsh stands by 'Watch out Obama' tweet

Walsh told CNN's Don Lemon Friday night that he stands by his words and that Twitter "shut me down". Regarding the Secret Service's possible investigation int...


Police Say Officers Have Been Targeted in Missouri, Georgia and Tennessee

President Barack Obama will cut short his European trip and visit Dallas early next week. "We can not let the actions of a few define all of us", Obama sai...


Minnesota police officers identified in fatal shooting of Philando Castile

Yanez's lawyer wouldn't detail Yanez's account of the events that led up to the shooting, citing the ongoing investigation. The president of the Minneapoli...


Virginia public schools make $17 mil. from Mega Millions

It's the seventh biggest prize in USA lottery history , surpassing an August 2013 Powerball prize of $448.4 million. The odds of picking the correct numbers ...


Race had nothing to do with Minnesota shooting - police officer's lawyer

Hill Montessori, a St. Paul magnet school with 530 students and 85 staff members. The scene at the governor's residence, in one of St. Paul's most exclusive n...


Protests against police shooting resume in Baton Rouge

Foster and Fairfields, near the Triple S Food Mart after Alton Sterling was shot and killed by Baton Rouge Police in the early hours of Tuesday morning, July ...


Senators Debate Final GMO Vote

The bill , part of The Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946 - otherwise known as the Stabenow-Roberts GMO bill - passed by a 65-32 margin, with 47 of those "y...


Former KU Thrower Claims American Discus Title, Olympic Bid

Olympic Track & Field Trials at Hayward Field. In the lane next to the Sycamore grad and Iowa senior, in her heat, was the reigning Olympic Champion in the 20...


US House to vote on measure to keep guns from terrorists

What's being voted on next week? A House bill created to stop terror suspects from buying guns will likely not get much support from Democrats, since it ref...


Rifles and bomb material found in shooter's home

But Dallas , like every city, needs police who are trusted by those they serve, and whose authority is accepted as legitimate. At news conference Friday mo...


Flint Weekend Rally For Black Lives Matter Postponed

At least 560 people have been killed by United States police this year, according to reports, the majority of them people of color. Police Chief Michael Cim...


Slain Dallas cop had chance meeting with Cuba Gooding Jr

Cuba Gooding Jr . has admitted he "cried" when he learned that Dallas police officer Patrick Zamarripa was amongst those murdered during a protest this week. ...


Thousands take to US streets to protest police violence

Thursday night's bloodshed, which shattered an otherwise peaceful protest denouncing two fatal police shootings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota thi...


Thousands take to streets across US to protest police violence

Tensions ran high between police and protesters, resulting in a few arrests and scattered scuffles. "I think he just got exhausted". Lynch said protesters c...


OH governor lowers flags in honor of Dallas officers

The alleged shooter was killed and three alleged accomplices are in custody. Five police officers were killed in a Dallas protest over two separate incident...


Cop's lawyer blames driver's gun, not his race — APNewsBreak

Castile, 32, receives CPR after a St. Anthony police officer shot him. . Alton Sterling , 37, was fatally shot Tuesday during a struggle with two police offi...


'Star of David' Tweet should not have been deleted

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has gotten himself into trouble with the Jewish lobby after he tweeted a picture of Hillary Clinton and with ...


Philadelphia-area transit woes projected through Labor Day

It is not known when SEPTA will be able to get its defective rail coaches repaired and back in service. Officials hope the extra seats will relieve some of the ...


GOP detractors won't hurt fundraising effort, says Trump's finance chair

Another Republican critic, Sen. Flake , in response, told him that he was not up for re-election. "Trump said at the meeting that he has yet to attack Flake ...


Humble hero of Pakistan Abdul Sattar Edhi passes away

The 88-year-old had reportedly refused offers of medical care overseas or even treatment at a private hospital in Karachi, insisting on a public facility. "If a...


Donald Trump Says He'll Protect Constitution's 'Article XII'

Sasse continues to believe that our country is in a bad place and, with these two candidates, this election remains a dumpster fire", said a statement from ...


Donald Trump picks Bob Knight to speak at RNC

The meetings were taking place at the political headquarters of the Republican National Committee and the National Republican Senatorial Committee, within block...


Obama lands in Madrid for abbreviated visit to Spain

His comments about race relations on Saturday were his third public remarks in Poland about domestic shootings - first the killings of black men in Minnesota an...


Newt Gingrich: Whites 'Don't Understand Being Black in America'

You know, after the chanting - remember the Black Lives Matter tape of them chanting "pigs in a blanket, fry 'em like bacon", Obama actually invited Black Liv...


Firefighters urge caution with fireworks during high fire danger times

An average of 18,500 fires a year were started by fireworks between 2009 and 2013 and 10,500 injuries were caused by fireworks in 2014 alone, according ...


One winning ticket sold in $540 million Mega Millions drawing

If a victor chooses to take an immediate cash payout the prize value will be 380 million dollars. Lottery officials announced a single winning ticket for the ...


Moving fire forces evacuations north of Los Angeles

The Sage Fire broke out around noon near Calgrove Blvd. and the Old Road, according to tweets from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department . More than 20...


Volkswagen believes it can fix 85000 polluting US vehicles

Volkswagen diesel owners can choose to either sell their auto back to the company or get a fix that could diminish the vehicles performance under a settlement...


Outraged Donald Trump compares anti-Semitic tweet to Disney movie

In the " Frozen " tweet, he blasted the "dishonest media", after calling the six-pointed star a "sheriff star ". "Zip it Don & get ur head outta ur ass", ...


Trump no racist or anti-Semite says son-in-law

Kushner wrote . Jared Kushner's defense of his father-in-law Donald Trump has him in hot water with his extended family, Politicoreported Thursday. Mr. K...


Black Lives Matter protestors to make way through downtown Houston

But I never hated them. "That happened before Black Lives Matter , before the Civil Rights era in the '50s and '60s". Demonstrations regarding the police sho...


FBI chief grilled over decision to clear Clinton in email probe

But director Comey testified that the real double standard would have been to prosecute her with this completely inadequate - with this completely inadequat...


Rochester protests, sit-ins bring police in riot gear

Such groups included the Black Panthers, the Black Guerilla Family, and the Black Liberation Army. Police have since been targeted in Tennessee, Georgia and...


Stopped 52 times by police: Was it racial profiling?

When Philando Castile saw the flashing lights in his rearview mirror, it wasn't unusual. Court records indicate it was at least the 32nd time Castile had be...