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by | January 22, 2016 | 04:06

A jury convicted Holtzclaw last month on 18 charges and acquitted him on 18 other charges. He was found guilty on 18 out of 36 charges. "I would like to say thank God", Shardayreon Hill said outside the courtroom after the 29-year-old Holtzclaw was sentenced to 263 consecutive years in prison.

by | January 22, 2016 | 03:05

S outh Korean and United States officials discussed the deployment of additional USA strategic assets on Monday, in response to North Korea's January 6 nuclear weapon test, a day after a US B-52 bomber overflew the Korean Peninsula in a show of force.

by | January 21, 2016 | 22:03

The TSA said the figure is a 20 percent increase over the number of guns that were captured by its agents in 2014 and also the highest number of firearms that have been intercepted in one year in its history. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport seized the most guns in 2015 with 153, followed by international airports in Atlanta with 144, Houston with 100, Denver with 90 and Phoenix with 73, it said.

by | January 21, 2016 | 22:00

Rick Snyder's request for $28 million more to deal with Flint's drinking water crisis. Neither the Flint disaster nor the school closures prompted Obama to detour from his main message: the thriving American auto industry, which has added 646,000 jobs and posted a record level of auto sales in the USA since 2009.

by | January 21, 2016 | 20:03

A fifth American, Matthew Trevithick, was released in a separate process, according to a United States official. Amir Hekmati (3rd from L) poses with (L to R) family members Ramy Kurdi, Sarah Hekmati, U.S. Amir said today he was "very humbled at everybody's support, from the president, to Congress, to my fellow Marines and especially my family, who have really gone through so much throughout this time".

by | January 21, 2016 | 14:28

The lead contamination - which can lead to behavior problems and learning disabilities in children and kidney ailments in adults - has left Flint residents unable to drink unfiltered tap water. Detroit was once America's fourth most populous city, but its population declined since the heyday of the USA auto business boom from a high of 1.85 million in 1950 to an estimated population of 680,000 in 2014.

by | January 21, 2016 | 14:16

Another good sign for Sanders: About 52% of voters say they've decided who will get their vote in the primary. "The margin itself seems like an outlier but Sanders has led most of the recent polls of New Hampshire, so it feels safe to say he's leading there at the moment", said Kyle Kondik, managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball at the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.

by | January 21, 2016 | 12:29

Armed occupiers have disrupted community life for residents in Burns, Oregon, says Harney County Sheriff David Ward. One woman thanked him for drawing attention to ranchers' complaints about management of federal lands but told him it's time to go home.

by | January 21, 2016 | 11:27

It would create a second school district within the city that assumes control over all of its schools and students, while leaving the current Detroit Public Schools system with only the district's debt, said Republican state Sen. And last week, Duggan ordered inspections of all the city's public schools. The Detroit News reports that teachers on Wednesday also plan to hold a noon rally and vote on an ongoing program of calling in sick until their demands are met.

by | January 21, 2016 | 08:33

An unelected emergency manager, appointed by the governor, was behind the money-saving change in 2014 that allowed polluted water from the Flint River to flow into residents' taps for 18 months. The White House says the officials assured Weaver that the federal government would be a "constructive partner" on the city's response and recovery. "I issued a statement about what we needed to do and then I went on a TV show and I said it was outrageous that the governor hadn't acted and within two ...

by | January 21, 2016 | 07:01

After his interview , Clinton took to Twitter to criticize Sanders, questioning why he would consider groups like the Human Rights Campaign and Planned Parenthood, which has been the target of conservative attacks, as " establishment " groups.

by | January 21, 2016 | 02:30

Home affairs director general Mkuseli Apleni told reporters: "The document he produced at the immigration counter, the World Passport ..." "Mister Smith will appear for trial on March 8 to answer the immigration charges". Kanye West , 38, may be gearing up to make a huge comeback in 2016, but his pal and collaborator, Mos Def (Yasiin Bey), is saying goodbye to a career in the music industry.

by | December 16, 2015 | 07:28

A threat was also reported in New York City , but investigators deemed it non-credible and their schools remain open Tuesday, according to the New York Police Department.

by | December 07, 2015 | 09:59

At least one of the officers said in the  report  that the black teen advanced on the officers and swung his knife at them in an "aggressive, exaggerated manner" before he was shot and killed. The  Chicago  Council members had to know the contents of the video when they agreed to pay $5 million of taxpayer money to pay off McDonald's family, with the stipulation that the video could not be made public.  Garry McCarthy  earlier this week while announcing a task force to look for ways to improve ...

by | December 07, 2015 | 06:18

But Sergei Aksyonov, Russia's hand-picked prime minister for Crimea, denounced the blackout as a "terrorist act" adding that "Nobody will be allowed to blackmail us in order to solve any issues".

by | December 06, 2015 | 14:54

Spike Lee's film "Chi-Raq" displays the inadequacies of the American prison system, racist authority figures and Black on Black violence in communities across the United States. Here, instead of getting the women of Athens and Sparta to withhold sex until their men end the Peloponnesian War, Lysistrata (Teyonah Parris) organizes the women of Chicago to do the same until the city's gangbangers, powers that be, and business interests find a way to fix its out-of-control gang violence and the ...

by | December 05, 2015 | 21:21

Hillary Clinton was asked at a campaign stop in New Hampshire Thursday about old allegations of sexual harassment involving President Bill Clinton. Kathleen Willey broke her assault story during Kenneth Starr's investigation into Paula Jones' sexual harassment case in 1998. She charged that Hillary Clinton knew about the incident and tried to hide it.

by | December 05, 2015 | 07:54

The video has already been viewed on Facebook more than 60,000 times. Health Department authorities were reportedly left to remove 17 stray birds from a United States supermarket, after a shopper filmed stray birds loitering in - and then looting - the meat aisle.

by | December 04, 2015 | 14:48

Three days after the city of Chicago released video footage of the 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald by a police officer, protesters took to the Magnificent Mile to disrupt Black Friday shopping. Dozens of protesters also blocked doors at Neiman Marcus, Saks and Tiffany & Co. Some even snapped photos of the crowd. 96 Normal 0 false false false EN-US JA ...

by | December 04, 2015 | 12:09

The student who created the list is not at school at this time. Beadle said that there were no district-wide policies for alerting parents to such incidents, and that it was up to building level administrators to decide how and when to alert parents.

by | December 03, 2015 | 18:08

Tuesday, she was found safe in a Warren County home. Federal prosecutors said the man had sex with the 15-year-old girl several times, destroyed her cell phone and told her to change her appearance and use a different name. A missing teen girl from OH has been found safe near St. Louis. The man is being held in a Missouri jail and faces both federal and state charges. Authorities charged Christopher Schroeder on Wednesday with transporting a minor to engage in criminal sexual activity.

by | December 03, 2015 | 10:13

The high court recently found a law surrounding sentences for crimes committed while carrying a gun to be overly broad, and it is this decision that leads the defense to claim 15 of the 30 criminal counts facing Tsarnaev are affected, according to Reuters .

by | December 02, 2015 | 17:39

Despite such a pledge, her support of their cause was more of a Faustian strategy than one of genuine interest. I think you're not going to be able to get people to come out of the shadows if you say if they come out of the shadows then you're going to deport them.

by | December 02, 2015 | 11:51

The Louisiana State Troopers Association, which rarely endorses gubernatorial candidates, backed Edwards. Polling this fall from both Morning Consult and the University of New Orleans showed Jindal to be wildly unpopular even among Louisiana Republicans, and it's likely that this carried over to the race to succeed him.

by | December 02, 2015 | 02:40

Ted Cruz argued during the Republican presidential debate earlier this month that the United States has the right and the responsibility to uphold its immigration laws. They declined to share specific findings from internal polls, but predicted the issue could resonate in Democratic contests in Iowa, Nevada, Ohio and MI, where many have lost homes and businesses to bank foreclosures.

by | November 30, 2015 | 17:29

And don't forget the time he reenacted Ben Carson's story about failing to stab a guy because his knife was stopped by a belt buckle! Ms Balkar addressed Mr Trump personally on Facebook saying, "me being Muslim doesn't make me any less American than you are".

by | November 30, 2015 | 14:50

Clinton has made clear that she supports extending instant background checks indefinitely by changing the amount of time the Federal Bureau of Investigation has to conduct them. "I have always stood with organized labor and working Americans, and I will stand with them and fight for them as president", she said. Clinton no longer supports many of those policies laid out in the 2007 video and has vowed to expand President Obama's amnesty program as she competes for the Hispanic vote with ...

by | November 30, 2015 | 03:04

Madam". Edwards thanked supporters for their confidence in him. Edwards' press conference interrupted a day of meetings in which lawmakers and supporters streamed into the Monteleone Hotel to ask for his blessing, a job, an appointment or his support for a leadership position in the Legislature.

by | November 30, 2015 | 01:28

Witnesses reported that the SUV was ditched shortly after Tyshawn's murder. "All three (suspects) are in the same gang", he told reporters. Morgan and one of the others left in the SUV while the third gang member picked up Tyshawn's basketball and dribbled it a few times before giving it back to him, prosecutors said.

by | November 29, 2015 | 13:01

Real-estate mogul Donald Trump held onto his first-place status, with 25% support among likely Iowa caucus-goers. Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, who briefly  topped Trump in Iowa in some October polls , had 18% support. Brown added, “The Iowa Republican Caucus has become a two-tiered contest: Businessman Donald Trump and neurosurgeon Ben Carson lead on the outsider track, and Sens.

by | November 28, 2015 | 16:59

On Saturday, he told supporters at a rally in Alabama that he witnessed thousands of Muslim Americans in New Jersey cheering as the World Trade Center towers collapsed on 9/11. I think Carson , who has been bold on many topics, has been cowed into silence on this one. "Because I can feel it. My father always used to say...

by | November 28, 2015 | 02:54

Soon after Carson's poll numbers threatened his lead, Trump relentlessly went after the doctor. "Ted Cruz of Texas", Quinnipiac pollster Peter Brown said in a statement . "People move into a house a block down the road, you know who's going in", Trump continued. Rand Paul is tied for fifth place at 5% each and Carly Fiorina at 3%.

by | November 27, 2015 | 07:24

Ambrose congratulated Reigns after the match and the two former Shield members appeared to still be buddies. There was that set that had Ryback , The Usos and The Lucha Dragons teaming up and eventually winning against the New Day , Sheamus and King Barrett .

by | November 26, 2015 | 06:09

But Matt Cassel's throw to the end zone intended for Dez Bryant was intercepted by Bradley McDougald after the Bucs safety gave the receiver a slight push in the back. We had a good play on - and very uncharacteristic - we had somebody make a mental mistake, so you got two guys blocking one guy and then nobody blocking the free hitter who comes over and makes the tackle.

by | November 26, 2015 | 02:27

According to party leaders, with Trump and Carson in the lead and the lack of a "consensus alternative to the outsiders", the Post reported, big-money donors have stayed on the sidelines. Miami-Dade County Republican Party Chairman Nelson Diaz said there's a distinct difference between the way the Rubio and Bush campaign in the state.