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Tulsa cop Betty Jo Shelby acquitted in shooting of unarmed Terence Crutcher

Crutcher because I was fearing for my life", she said in the court room on Monday. Ms Shelby looked stone-faced when the verdict was read, but Mr Crutcher's family was quickly ushered out of the courtroom. Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler said he is "moving forward" after the verdict. Stinson pointed out that the legal standard does not depend on the subjective threat perceiv... [Full Article...]

'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

But he offered no blueprint for movement toward reviving negotiations. Abbas stressed that the Palestinian people's attainment of freedom and independence was the key to peace and stability in the world, "so that the children of Palestine and Israel enjoy a safe, stable, and prosperous future". [Full Article...]

Rangers at Red Sox

Rangers at Red Sox Appearing on the NESN pregame show with Tom Caron, Red Sox president Dave Dombrowski revealed how he, his two assistant general managers, Eddie Romero and Brian O'Halloran, manager John Farrell , and the team's chief analytics guy, Zack Scott, spent their off day. [Full Article...]

Parade of rain ahead

Anywhere along this line, there could be some gusty winds 35-45mph, locally heavy rain , and perhaps some small hail. Look for highs Thursday to soar into the mid to upper 80s. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 62. Saturday: Partly sunny, pick of the holiday weekend . Southeast wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. So if you have any outdoor plans for Memorial Day , not a bad idea to have a backup ... [Full Article...]

Hamilton County in a tornado watch

Small hail and brief funnel clouds will be possible, as well as frequent cloud-to-ground lightning with the stronger storms. The storms had wind gusts of almost 39 miles per hour. A second radar-indicated tornado was located just after 4 p.m. near the town of Lancaster in the Upstate, the Weather Service said. Some storms could be strong to severe, capable of damaging winds, large hail and even a ... [Full Article...]

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs For federal employees, that will additional funding in areas like border security - which would get $2.6 billion, $1.6 billion specifically to build the wall - while other areas like Medicaid and unauthorized programs see significant cuts. [Full Article...]

Philippine official downplays alleged China war threats

However, the White House has signalled that there will be less focus on human rights when it comes to foreign policy, and it is possible that Duterte could be embarking on a visit to Washington before long as well. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonio Carpio on Saturday urged the government to file another global arbitration case over the reported Chinese threat, and also lodge a complaint wi... [Full Article...]

'I'm scared:' Six-year-old boy makes plea to end gun violence

'I'm scared:' Six-year-old boy makes plea to end gun violence Cheatham told the paper that the death of her cousin killed in a drive-by shooting took a toll on her with Jeffrey seeing how she struggled to deal with the loss. "I am a kid and I'm not supposed to be knowing about all this stuff". To this, Cheatham replied: "I believe you, son". Watch Jeffrey's video below. [Full Article...]

Trump writes in Holocaust memorial guestbook: 'So amazing'

Trump writes in Holocaust memorial guestbook: 'So amazing' As long as we refuse to be silent in the face of evil, as long as we refuse to dim the light of truth in the midst of darkness, as long as we refuse to become bystanders to barbarity, then we know that goodness, peace and justice will ultimately prevail. [Full Article...]

Jury Starts to Take Shape in Bill Cosby Sex Assault Trial

Judge Steven O'Neill for now rejected the argument after prosecutors said the second woman was a former Pittsburgh detective who sued the city after she was arrested in a public scandal. Once complete, the panel will be transported to and sequestered in Montgomery County for the trial. He is accused of plying Andrea Constand with pills and wine, and then assaulting her at his Philadelphia ho... [Full Article...]

Officers, deputies gather to remember those fallen in line of duty

Officers, deputies gather to remember those fallen in line of duty DOI Assistant Secretary James Cason provided the keynote address and said he was honored to attend the 10th Annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony. "In the proclamation, the mayor calls upon all citizens as well as patriotic, civil, and educational organizations to observe the week of May 14 through May 20, 2017 as National Police Week and urges 'all citizens to honor and salute the service of... [Full Article...]

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Texas Republicans pushed the state closer to a law that allows publicly-funded foster care and adoption agencies to refuse to place children with non-Christian, unmarried or gay prospective parents because of religious objections. "But now that Patrick's Senate has mangled it, HB 21 is no longer about school finance". The bill's backers, which include several Christian groups, said it banned no ... [Full Article...]

USA slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges

USA slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges Those sanctioned will have their assets frozen within U.S. jurisdiction, and United States citizens will be barred from doing business with them, the USA treasury department said on Thursday. "From the humanitarian standpoint it is like nothing we've seen in a very long time", President Donald Trump said Thursday after meeting at the White House with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos. [Full Article...]

LEADING OFF: Adams set to join Braves, Yankees-Rays reset

LEADING OFF: Adams set to join Braves, Yankees-Rays reset Louis, Adams made his Braves debut Sunday against Washington, starting at first base and hitting fifth. He has spent much of the time on the bench for the Cardinals in the last few years after Matt Carpenter was converted into a first baseman. [Full Article...]

Kremlin declines to comment on probe of Trump ties with Russia

Kremlin declines to comment on probe of Trump ties with Russia Days before President Donald Trump took office, incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn blocked a military plan against the Islamic State group that was opposed by Turkey, a country he had been paid more than $500,000 to advocate for, the McClatchy news service reported . [Full Article...]

Clinton aide tweets joke video of her avoiding hug during debate prep

Phillipe Reines tweeted a video showing Clinton and himself, as Trump, entering a simulated debate setup for a traditional handshake. Reines released the footage on Twitter. So don't worry, Comey, you weren't the only one who went to great lengths to avoid Trump's admiration. It was bad enough there was going to be a handshake. [Full Article...]

Health care a sticking point as budget talks turn specific

Health care a sticking point as budget talks turn specific A handful of lawmakers remained holdouts, bothered by the specter of federal intrusion: "It is subjecting our state to the federal government", said Sen. This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented workers to reach this deal, but the House and Senate have now passed the compromise bill and Gov. [Full Article...]

Judge declares Prince's six siblings heirs to his estate

Judge declares Prince's six siblings heirs to his estate Appeals from others claiming heirship were rejected and they have since filed appeals. A judge in Minnesota has ruled on who the official heirs of Prince's massive estate will be. Prince's estate is valued at about $200 million before taxes. Lawyers for the siblings didn't want to wait, though, saying further delays would increase costs to the estate and impede its efficient administration. [Full Article...]

Concert, memorial part of Police Week observances in Detroit

Concert, memorial part of Police Week observances in Detroit One of them was Dennis Ives, a motorcycle officer who was run off the road in 1975 on his way to help cover a parade. "(Basler) and another officer were responding to a prowler call on West Levee Street and they encountered the suspect, which in turn opened fire on our captain", Dale said. [Full Article...]

Jason Chaffetz expected to announce early resignation from Congress

Trump and Mr. Comey. Chaffetz on Tuesday requested the FBI turn over to Congress and records of communications between fired FBI Director James Comey and the president. Chaffetz is head of a committee that is the House's investigatory arm into the Executive Branch. South Carolina Representative Trey Gowdy is considered the favorite to replace Chaffetz after he steps down this summer. [Full Article...]


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