• YouTube Prank Gone Wrong Leaves Man Dead
YouTube Prank Gone Wrong Leaves Man Dead

Monday, June 26, in the 500 block of Highway 75 in Halstad. The couple was dating for roughly five years before the shooting and had made several prank videos together in the past. Perez and Ruiz first began making videos for their YouTube channel , La MonaLisa , back in March. It was just a prank gone wrong. "They were in love, they loved each...

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  • Emmett Till Civil Rights historical marker vandalized in MS, again
Emmett Till Civil Rights historical marker vandalized in MS, again

The marker commemorates Till, a black teenager who was kidnapped and lynched in 1955. After Emmett Till Memorial Highway was dedicated along a 32-mile stretch of US 49 East in 2006, vandals painted "KKK" on the Emmett Till highway sign.

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  • Son of Ex-Padre on Life Support After Freak Baseball Accident
Son of Ex-Padre on Life Support After Freak Baseball Accident

Jason Lockhart, 15, was running to home plate during a baseball tournament in SC. The ball hit Jason in the face, breaking his nose. Initially, Jason was treated with stitches, but during a doctor's appointment two days later his fractured nose began to bleed uncontrollably, revealing that there was also a tear in his artery.

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  • Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader
Some House Democrats mull over how to oust Pelosi as leader

Democrats must flip 24 GOP-held seats to regain a House majority next November, but the latest losses mean party leaders and liberal groups will have to rally donors and volunteers after a tough stretch of special elections. She recently had a shining moment on the House floor, however, in the hours after the June 14 shooting of Republican lawma...

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  • Last Week Tonight: John Oliver blasts Trump for boosting anti-vaccine movement
Last Week Tonight: John Oliver blasts Trump for boosting anti-vaccine movement

Oliver examines the hysteria about vaccines over the course of his in-depth segment, but in the end he makes it personal: "I am someone who is scared of literally everything", he says. except when they do". As a result, Wakefield lost his medical license. The Lancet paper has been retracted. Wakefield made a big splash before having his legacy ...

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  • Radio operators gather in Howard County for national drill
Radio operators gather in Howard County for national drill

Tim Ramsey, another ham and club member, said he likes Morse because "it's crisp and there's never any static". The radios use things like solar panels to operate and allow the operators to relay messages to their counterparts across the nation.

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  • Droopy-faced Neapolitan mastiff Martha is crowned the mangiest mutt on earth
Droopy-faced Neapolitan mastiff Martha is crowned the mangiest mutt on earth

Despite her dog's rather lacklustre reaction, Ms Zindler said they were "thrilled". In winning, Martha also earned another - one might say greater - honor: her place enshrined on an illustrious list of champions that dates back almost three decades.

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  • Sears closes another 20 stores
Sears closes another 20 stores

Sears and Kmart will be closing a number of stores in addition to previously announced closings, according to a Business Insider report. Combined with the restructuring actions announced since the beginning of the fiscal year, Sears Holdings has actioned almost $1.0 billion in annualized cost savings to date and is on track to deliver $1.25 ...

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  • Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself
Russian Federation investigation: Attorney General Rosenstein might recuse himself

In another tweet posted about two hours earlier on Friday morning, Trump, for the second consecutive day, went directly after DOJ's Russian Federation probe, which now includes an examination of whether the president obstructed justice when asking Comey to drop a probe of his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn , or by firing Comey....

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  • Family Urges Calm After Milwaukee Ex-cop's Acquittal
Family Urges Calm After Milwaukee Ex-cop's Acquittal

The reaction to the video, including sobs from Smith's family, caused the judge to clear the courtroom. The officer is going to face a jury trial in August for the sexual assault charges, which follow a disturbing narrative: Heaggan-Brown allegedly had been drinking heavily at a bar the night after Smith's shooting , where he "bragged about bein...

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  • Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia
Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

Besides financial penalties, the new sanctions would also target those involved in "malicious cyber activity", those who give weapons to Assad's government and operatives who work with Russian intelligence. Despite Russia's bellicosity, there's been no forceful response from President Donald Trump . The amendment reportedly has not thrille...

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  • Texas cities mark Juneteenth with parades, family events
Texas cities mark Juneteenth with parades, family events

On June 19, 1865, federal troops arrived in Galveston to declare Texas slaves free more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. "Something that makes unseen things manifest and allows him to come to his hopes and dreams through his outer eye and through the touch and feel of his natural hand".

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  • Trump to restrict travel and business transactions with Cuban military
Trump to restrict travel and business transactions with Cuban military

Its experience in Cuba this past year "has been extremely positive". The cruise conglomerate added that it looks forward to upcoming Cuba cruises planned for Carnival Cruise Line and Holland America Line, and has requested approval for other Carnival Corp.

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  • Comatose US Student Freed by North Korea Has Severe Brain Injury
Comatose US Student Freed by North Korea Has Severe Brain Injury

Spokeswoman Heather Nauert (NOW'-ert) says the USA hopes the other Americans will be able to return home soon. North Korea claimed Warmbier, 22, collapsed due to botulism and sleeping pills, but American doctors and his family disputed that theory.

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  • Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria
Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards have reportedly launched ground-to-ground mid-range ballistic missiles from the western Iranian provinces of Kermanshah and Kurdistan into the eastern Syrian province of Deir-ez Zor. In those attacks, ISIS-linked fighters stormed Parliament and a shrine to Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini. Iran has described the attack...

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  • Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes
Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

The President has played coy. It adds that the FOIA request "doesn't exclude the possibility that recordings could have been created by another entity". "If the president had tapes that clearly contradicted Director Comey, I am shocked that they're not public right now", Sen. "The president made clear in the Rose Garden last week that he woul...

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  • Sanders: Sickened at shooting attack by possible supporter
Sanders: Sickened at shooting attack by possible supporter

This week, we're focusing on the local connection to the shooting in Alexandria, Virginia on Wednesday, which was perpetrated by a 66-year-old man from Belleville. Police said it was unclear whether James Hodgkinson planned to target the lawmakers on his list, which included Reps. Former Alexandria Mayor Bill Euille, who chatted with Hodgki...

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  • Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy
Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

It was April 2006 in Belleville, Illinois, and Hodgkinson's temper had flared to frightening proportions after he had gone looking for his teenage foster daughter at her friend's house. Many included complaints about the same theme: income inequality. Hodgkinson also used his letters to praise the Occupy Wall Street and Occupy Boston protest and ...

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  • Castile family expresses grief, outrage at verdict
Castile family expresses grief, outrage at verdict

The shooting was one of a few late a year ago that brought to light perceived civil rights violations in the African American community. On Friday , the officer who killed Castile was acquitted. Castile's mother Valerie gave a blistering statement after the verdict was announced , declaring that "this city killed my son". "I will continue to ...

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  • Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller
Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon. President Donald Trump's friend, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy texted ABC's " Good Morning America " co-anchor George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday with a stern warning to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

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  • Tyson Employee Among Shooting Victims
Tyson Employee Among Shooting Victims

Lobbyist Matt Mika , 38, was shot in his chest and arm, suffered massive trauma and is in the intensive care unit at George Washington University Hospital here. Mika is a former aide to Michigan Republican Rep. Tim Walberg . Mika once served on Walberg's staff. He's an Oakland County native and graduate of Adrian College .

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  • Trump revised his travel ban to ensure a Supreme Court showdown
Trump revised his travel ban to ensure a Supreme Court showdown

According to Reuters , challengers to the ban had said in court papers that it should have expired on Wednesday, 90 days after the executive order was due to take effect on March 16. Specifically, Trump is seeking review of recent Ninth and Fourth Circuit court opinions upholding injunctions on the enforcement of the travel ban arising out of dist...

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  • Vice President Mike Pence Traveling to Miami for Planned Speech at FIU
Vice President Mike Pence Traveling to Miami for Planned Speech at FIU

Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Richard Cullen , who is chairman of McGuire Woods, the Post reported . U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified officials.

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  • Who was present during the GOP baseball practice shooting
Who was present during the GOP baseball practice shooting

This was a GOP team practice for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. Capitol Police at the Kansas Statehouse have also increased security related to the shooting . "At least two others were also wounded", Trump added. Ronald DeSantis and Thomas Rooney, were at the practice. The Washington Post and NBC n...

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  • Trump Intends to Nominate Jessica Rosenworcel for Return to FCC
Trump Intends to Nominate Jessica Rosenworcel for Return to FCC

Two seats are presently open on the panel, one for each party, and it is widely rumored that FCC General Counsel BRENDAN CARR will be nominated for the open Republican slot to maintain the G.O.P.'s majority. "She has a distinguished record of public service, including the four-and-a-half years we worked together at this agency, and I look forward...

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  • #PhilandoCastile: Closing Arguments Complete, Jury Begins Deliberations in Trial of Jeronimo Yanez
#PhilandoCastile: Closing Arguments Complete, Jury Begins Deliberations in Trial of Jeronimo Yanez

Now on trail for second-degree manslaughter, Yanez told jurors that the shooting was justified because he had feared for his life. The 32-year-old school cafeteria worker was one in a string of black men to die at the hands of police in recent years, and his death drew additional attention because his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, streamed the gr...

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  • Citi Bike rider dies in 26th Street accident involving bus
Citi Bike rider dies in 26th Street accident involving bus

Dan Hanegby, an Israeli native, was riding on 26th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues in Chelsea around 8:15 a.m., Monday, when he swerved to dodge a parked van and hit a bus driving next to him, The New York Times reported. "This morning a rider on a Citi Bike bike was involved in a fatal crash". "Together with the City of NY, we wish t...

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  • Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary For Governor As GOP Race Remains Tight
Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary For Governor As GOP Race Remains Tight

Both Democratic candidates in today's primary - former Rep. Tom Perriello and Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam - are strongly favored over their likely Republican opponent in the general election. Democrats view it as vulnerable in part because Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump there in November. Governor McAuliffe says he's "all in" for Northam, ...

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  • San Fernando Valley Congressman Proposes Impeachment of Trump, Alleging Obstruction of Justice
San Fernando Valley Congressman Proposes Impeachment of Trump, Alleging Obstruction of Justice

Sherman said that given GOP control he knows an Article of Impeachment would not pass the House any time soon, but is quoted in the Nation as saying, "But given the risk posed to the Republic, we should move things forward as quickly as possible".

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  • Romney encourages Biden to consider Senate run in Utah
Romney encourages Biden to consider Senate run in Utah

Romney was one of the top secretary of state candidates and even attended a dinner with then-President Elect Trump, which spawned a widely-ridiculed photo of Romney gazing morosely at photographers as Trump grinned emphatically. Romney remained largely quiet as Biden made the remark and offered little by way of response other than to smile, whilst ...

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  • Officer justified in firing at motorist
Officer justified in firing at motorist

Officer Jeronimo Yanez is charged with manslaughter in the death of Philando Castile. Squad auto video shows that Yanez said immediately after the shooting he did not know where the gun was, but also claimed that he told Castile to get his hand off of the weapon.

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  • Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more
Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more

Swift allowed Apple Music to feature her music , but only after successfully petitioning for a change in the service's pay structure . A year later, an entirely different dispute, this time with Apple and its new-at-the-time Apple Music service, ended much differently.

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  • Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating
Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

But the key moment came when Karl asked the president whether he'd be willing to rebut those claims under oath-because, after all, Comey was also under oath when he said them. Comey's testimony provided a gripping account of his interactions with Trump and underscored the discord that had soured their relationship. "Hopefully it will be the ...

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  • Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk
Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk

In May, Winner is accused of printing and improperly removing classified intelligence documents, which contained secret national defense information from the NSA, and mailing it to The Intercept . She is the first person to be criminally charged with leaking classified information under the Trump administration, which has vowed to crack down on ...

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  • Belleville Police Head to Las Vegas for Child Death Investigation
Belleville Police Head to Las Vegas for Child Death Investigation

Las Vegas police removed the other children from that home and say they appeared to be abused. The owner of the home, which is vacant, let officers into the garage, where they found the body wrapped in some blankets. She said she could not yet release the nature of the charges pending against the man who had been arrested. Quate has not been cha...

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  • Buckhorn and Kriseman stand with Paris on Climate Accord
Buckhorn and Kriseman stand with Paris on Climate Accord

Embassy spokeswoman Mary Beth Polley confirmed David Rank's departure, but said only that it was a "personal decision". For all his faults, Trump has done at least two great things for this country: keeping Hillary Clinton out of the Oval Office and keeping us out of the so-called climate accord.

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  • Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races
Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

Rahal's victory was the fifth of his career and the fourth in the past two-plus seasons. " First of all, I got to say thanks to my boys ", said Rahal. "I've seen those cars up close, and there's a lot to be nervous about". Morning qualifying (10:45 a.m.) will set the field for the 70-lap race. Indianapolis 500 victor Takuma Sato set a trac...

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  • Smoak, Donaldson Homer To Rally Blue Jays Over Yankees, 3-2
Smoak, Donaldson Homer To Rally Blue Jays Over Yankees, 3-2

As good as he's been overall this year, the long ball has been an issue. "There's really nothing that you would rather be doing to kind of get a gauge of how it's going for you". "Everything worked well for me today", Liriano said. What happens down the road this season, I couldn't tell you yet. He has 30 RBIs, one shy of his total previous year.

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  • Report of multiple casualties in incident on London Bridge
Report of multiple casualties in incident on London Bridge

The violence turned a summery Saturday night in an area full of bars and restaurants into a scene of panic and chaos, with officers running through crowded streets screaming for people to flee and lifeboats drafted to help clear the area. Police activity spread throughout the Borough Market area. "A man suddenly appeared in the restaurant with a ...

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  • Protests in NYC, across US demand Trump-Russia investigation
Protests in NYC, across US demand Trump-Russia investigation

Demonstrators also demanded that Trump release his tax returns , a tradition among US presidents which Trump has steadfastly refused to follow. "We're not going to put up with it", said one protester. Some of the people behind the barricade wore "Make America Great Again" caps associated with Trump's presidential campaign and waved American flag...

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  • Deal between Gov. Scott, lawmakers, would boost education dollars
Deal between Gov. Scott, lawmakers, would boost education dollars

A laundry list of disagreements between Gov. Rick Scott and Republican lawmakers has apparently been ironed out, with a deal that will have Scott signing next year's state budget, with a caveat that lawmakers return for a special session next week to make changes he wants.

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  • Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing
Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

The lone man to survive Friday's stabbings says he's having a hard time processing what happened. It was as the train was slowing to a stop at the Hollywood Transit Center, that she finally turned around. In the squad auto, police recorders captured statements by Christian, the affidavit said according to Willamette Week . "He was a lovely man...

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  • Here's Where You Can Get a Free Doughnut on National Doughnut Day
Here's Where You Can Get a Free Doughnut on National Doughnut Day

Krispy Kreme: You can get any doughnut of your choice for free from Krispy Kreme . Pictured: Krispy Kreme doughnuts outside a store location in Washington, D.C. Guests select from dozens of Krispy Kreme varieties such as the classic, mouthwatering Original Glazed® doughnut or specialty flavors like the Chocolate Iced Kreme™ Filled Doughnu...

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  • White House Communications Director Resigns
White House Communications Director Resigns

In a statement, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked Dubke for his service. A White House spokesman says President Donald Trump has a "fairly unbelievable" relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Kellyanne Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President ...

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  • Train stabbing survivor says don't focus on him
Train stabbing survivor says don't focus on him

I call it patriotism! The 35-year-old is facing aggravated murder charges but police expect a grand jury to consider additional charges in the next few days. Court documents say Christian shoved Fletcher in the chest and appeared to pull a folding knife from his pocket and hide it in his hand. Michaels says surviving victim Micah Fletcher tol...

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"Bathroom bill" continues to bedevil Texas politics

House lawmakers have until midnight tonight to act on Senate amendments, meaning they can agree with changes senators made to bills, or send them to a conference committee where members from both chambers can hash out the differences. "The only way to fix this is with a special session", Taylor said. Under the obscure budget reconciliation pr...

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  • To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning
To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Nathan volunteered with his father earlier this week to help place American flags on 500 acres of land ahead of Saturday morning's annual Memorial Day service at the Jacksonville National Cemetery. Today marks the third day of a long holiday weekend that usually kicks off the summer vacation season here in the mountains of southern West Virginia ...

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  • Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting
Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Authorities say the gunman also was found dead Friday. They were transferred to various hospitals Friday morning so that police could process the crime scene; it wasn t immediately clear when they would be allowed to return. Authorities learned that a shooter was in the nursing home and went in, where they found three people dead, two employees and...

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  • (MRO) Position Boosted by LS Investment Advisors LLC
(MRO) Position Boosted by LS Investment Advisors LLC

About 2.52M shares traded. It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. Fiera Cap Corporation has invested 0.01% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). They expect $-0.13 EPS, up 38.10% or $0.08 from last year's $-0.21 per share. Swift Run Capital Management Llc acquired 107,568 sh...

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  • Mostly sunny and warm for Friday
Mostly sunny and warm for Friday

Highs: Upper Mid-70s to low 80s. The triggers for showers this weekend are all due to multiple low-pressure systems. The morning begins with plenty of scattered shower activity. Saturday features partly sunny skies with highs around 70 degrees, the weather service said. Saturday night , expect a 30 percent chance of showers and storms before ...

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