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Americans Have No Idea Where North Korea Really Is Americans Have No Idea Where North Korea Really Is
- August 11, 2017

A reporter from Jimmy Kimmel's show went out on the Hollywood Boulevard and asked the pedestrians whether the United States should take military action against North Korea. People who can locate North Korea are more likely to favor diplomatic ways to deal with the country's unruly regime: economic sanctions, for instance, or increasing pressure on the country's chief ally, China. (more...)
Citizens review board resumes hearing in police shooting Citizens review board resumes hearing in police shooting
- August 11, 2017

Today's 4-4 split vote came after three days of testimony and cross examinations. The board reviewed the findings of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department's internal investigation which decided Vinson was justified in shooting Scott last September. (more...)
Former Tulsa Officer Shelby Sworn in as Sheriff's Reserve Deputy Former Tulsa Officer Shelby Sworn in as Sheriff's Reserve Deputy
- August 11, 2017

The 43-year-old was found not guilty in May in the fatal shooting of Terence Crutcher, 40, a father of four who was shot near his SUV on September 16, 2016. "I certainly feel like we hit a lottery on this deal", Walton said, adding that she will be serving the community with no pay. The lawsuit seeks at least $75,000 in damages and calls for widespread reform in the Tulsa police department, including mandatory training for officers on managing suspects with mental health or substance abuse ... (more...)
Accused cop killer out of hospital, due in court Wednesday Accused cop killer out of hospital, due in court Wednesday
- August 11, 2017

Brown answered with "yes, ma'am" as the judge asked him if he understood the charges and the penalties he could face if convicted. Brown allegedly opened fire on Allan, who suffered 11 gunshot wounds. Twenty-eight-year-old Jason D. Brown is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. "We work with our police partners every single day, so this is devastating to our office", Marion County Prosecutor Terry Curry said of Lt. (more...)
Paxton's lawsuit over 'sanctuary cities' ban dismissed Paxton's lawsuit over 'sanctuary cities' ban dismissed
- August 11, 2017

According to the Austin American Statesman, a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit filed by Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton against the City of Austin and Travis County. All of the lawsuits against SB4, including one filed by the cities of Houston, Austin, San Antonio, El Cenizo, and Maverick and El Paso Counties, are now consolidated before U.S. (more...)
US, Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula US, Japan conduct air exercises near Korean peninsula
- August 11, 2017

The Defence Force initially declined to comment in detail on the annual exercise held in the Pacific on the small United States territory, but has confirmed the plane, part of the 5 Squadron , is taking part with United States and Japanese forces. (more...)
Court: Medical marijuana transport case can advance Court: Medical marijuana transport case can advance
- August 11, 2017

Leaf material was previously prohibited under the state's program, he said. As of August 8, 2017, there were 26,561 certified patients and 1,155 registered practitioners participating in the program. New Yorkers will have 30 days to comment on the proposed regulations when they are published later this month. Vireo operates a medical marijuana production facility at Tryon Technology Park in Fulton County. (more...)
OPD: Day care driver involved in hot vehicle death charged, arrested OPD: Day care driver involved in hot vehicle death charged, arrested
- August 11, 2017

Charles, 51, the driver of the Little Miracles day care van where Myles Hill was found, is charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child. Police say the van may have been as hot as 144 degrees the day that Myles Hill was left inside. (more...)
Majority Believe Current Congress Is A Failure Majority Believe Current Congress Is A Failure
- August 11, 2017

GOP supporters' approval of Congress dropped 12 points from July, while overall approval by USA adults decreased four points, also to 16 percent. It is also a significant departure from the 30 percent GOP approval for Congress from April to July. (more...)
Homelessness could rise by a third in Wales, charity warns Homelessness could rise by a third in Wales, charity warns
- August 11, 2017

The charity picked out the benefit cap, sanctions, a severe lack of affordable housing, cutbacks to homelessness services and rising rent prices coupled with meagre housing benefit as exacerbating homelessness in the United Kingdom today. Crisis said 300 people slept rough a year ago while 3,100 households were living with friends and 900 in hostels. Crisis chief executive Jon Sparkes said the government needed to "first understand the scale of the problem". (more...)
Armed police swoop on Manchester budget hotel in dramatic raid Armed police swoop on Manchester budget hotel in dramatic raid
- August 11, 2017

About 15 police cars were seen outside the Ibis hotel in Salford Quays, in Greater Manchester. Greater Manchester Police could not be immediately reached for comment by MailOnline. At least three ambulances were also seen outside the building, which is half a mile from Manchester United's iconic Old Trafford ground. A disturbing video showing the scene before ambulances arrived surfaced on social media. (more...)
NYPD Officer Shot, Wounded In Brooklyn; Suspect Barricaded NYPD Officer Shot, Wounded In Brooklyn; Suspect Barricaded
- August 11, 2017

Sources told CBS2 the male officer only suffered a single shot to the arm, but as many as four shots to the bulletproof vest that did not penetrate. Mayor Bill de Blasio has been briefed on the shooting, according to a tweet from his office. (more...)
McCain offers new strategy to 'turn the tide' in Afghanistan McCain offers new strategy to 'turn the tide' in Afghanistan
- August 11, 2017

McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer, has long threatened to force a strategy on the administration if it doesn't come up with one to win the 16-year-old war. "Adopting a new strategy for achieving America's national security interests in Afghanistan is a decision of the highest importance, one that should be subjected to rigorous scrutiny and debate within our government", he said. (more...)
Trump declares national emergency on opioid abuse Trump declares national emergency on opioid abuse
- August 11, 2017

Trump announced his intention in response to a reporter's question of why he had not declared a national emergency as recommended. "We have to realize that this problem is bigger than just saying no", says Dr. NPR contacted the White House for more details about who was drawing the papers and how an emergency declaration would be implemented. The group's interim report has a necessary tone of urgency, calling on the president to designate a national emergency to focus federal ... (more...)
African migrants storm Spanish beach after arriving on inflatable boat African migrants storm Spanish beach after arriving on inflatable boat
- August 11, 2017

In June alone, 2,200 attempted to cross the strait on vessels ranging from inflatable toy boats to high-powered launches. This boat was not the only one to attempt the crossing that day, as two other boats had to be rescued earlier in the day, one by the Spanish coast guard and the other by the Moroccan coast guard. (more...)
Chelsea Manning Models a Norma Kamali Swimsuit in Vogue Chelsea Manning Models a Norma Kamali Swimsuit in Vogue
- August 11, 2017

Manning was convicted on over 22 criminal counts for leaking classified documents to Wikileaks, which then published the information about the USA military and their strikes in Afghanistan and Iraq. "I've been a huge fan of Marc Jacobs for many, many years, even going back to when I was wearing men's clothing", she said of the designer who himself is an outspoken advocate for the LGBTQ community. (more...)
Reviewing nukes was not Trump's first order, it was his 13th
- August 11, 2017

The long answer: Trump is rattling the nuclear saber following reports that North Korea might have built a nuclear weapon that it could fit atop a missile capable of hitting the United States. Each ship was built to accommodate 24 missiles but will have four of its tubes permanently made useless as the US complies with New START. There also are questions about missile defense. (more...)
Woman's story will make you think twice about putting feet on dashboard Woman's story will make you think twice about putting feet on dashboard
- August 11, 2017

Tatum assured him he was wrong. Now, two years later her life is still affected by the accident. They slammed right into the vehicle, and everyone was able to walk away from the accident with minor injuries, except Tatum. It was similar to a post the same fire department had made past year, which was partially prompted by the story of Audra Tatum, a mother of three who loved riding with her feet on the dash until August 2, 2015. (more...)
North Korea tensions shake markets North Korea tensions shake markets
- August 11, 2017

Consumer-focused companies and technology stocks slumped. Trump's comments came after a Washington Post report that North Korea has built a miniaturized nuclear warhead. The decline followed overnight losses on Wall Street. The stock fell 85 cents to $12.76. Traders snapped up shares in companies that delivered strong quarterly results. (more...)
Jefferey Lord Fired From CNN Over Nazi Salute Jefferey Lord Fired From CNN Over Nazi Salute
- August 11, 2017

Lord, who has been criticized since joining CNN for being unfairly in the tank for the president, has been lashing out at MMFA for calling for an advertiser boycott of Sean Hannity's Fox News show. "Not Fascist Italy, Nazi Germany or Communist Russia", he wrote. CNN contributor Jeffrey Lord tweeted a Nazi slogan on Thursday amid what appears to be a developing feud with a liberal media watchdog. (more...)