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Memorial For Muslim Teen Murdered in Hate Crime Set Ablaze

Sunday when, according to police , a " road rage " incident developed between a driver and bicyclists in the Muslim group. Fairfax police said Martinez Torres and one of the boys in the group got into an argument, and the motorist chased the youngsters down and got out swinging the bat. [Full Article...]

Anti-police protesters disrupt Twin Cities Pride Parade

Anti-police protesters disrupt Twin Cities Pride Parade But Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau , who is the city's first openly gay police chief, called that decision "divisive". In a Facebook post , Twin Cities Pride Executive Director Dan Belstler and External Relations Manager Amy Brockman explained that there would be "one lone unmarked police auto starting off the parade" as required by ordinance but otherwise "limited police participation... [Full Article...]

Storm Cindy continues to cause destruction

Kay Ivey had urged state residents to be alert for risky weather. Weather service flood warnings covered most of the southern two-thirds of the state, with more than 3 inches (75 millimeters) of rainfall having accumulated in some places by midday - and minor flooding expected along some in rivers. [Full Article...]

Tillerson Believes Some Arab States' Demands Are 'Difficult to Meet' for Qatar

The kingdom said it was reviewing the ultimatum, but it would not negotiate under siege. "While some of the elements will be very hard for Qatar to meet, there are significant areas which provide a basis for ongoing dialogue leading to resolution", stated US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a statement released on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Off-duty black cop mistakenly shot by white cop

Meanwhile, an off-duty officer who lived near where the crash occurred came outside with his department issued firearm after hearing the commotion. The off-duty officer complied and was later recognized by his fellow officers who told him he could get up. [Full Article...]

Showers, thunderstorms in Friday afternoon & weekend forecast

Showers, thunderstorms in Friday afternoon & weekend forecast Sunday - A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Thursday will be mostly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms with highs in the upper 80s. Highs will be around 90 with a 40 percent chance of rain. Sunday: Clearing early, then winds and clouds increase again by mid-day with afternoon showers possible (30%), especially north of Detroit. [Full Article...]

Donald Trump says he won't fire 'bothersome' Robert Mueller

Asked if Mr Mueller should recuse himself from the Russian Federation probe, Mr Trump said: "Well, he's very, very good friends with Comey, which is very bothersome". But his interactions with Comey have done him no legal favors, lawyers say, raising the prospect that his undoing may be his tampering in an investigation rather than the suspicions that led to the probe. [Full Article...]

Athletics place INF Pinder (hamstring) on 10-day DL

However, it wasn't just Barreto who hit his first Major League Baseball homer on the Southside of Chicago this weekend. "Sometimes when you get here the best thing you can do is get him right in the game, right in the lineup", Melvin said. [Full Article...]

Lake Fire in Castaic Now 60 Percent Contained

Lake Fire in Castaic Now 60 Percent Contained Firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department and the Angeles National Forest are battling a brush fire near Lake Castaic in dry, unpredictable conditions, authorities said. The fire started in an area with hard access near the Golden State (5) Freeway and Ridge Road, on the bank of Castaic Lake. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. [Full Article...]

Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well

Doctors: Officer stabbed in neck at airport recovering well A police officer was stabbed Wednesday at the Flint , Mich., worldwide airport, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation says it is investigating the incident as a possible act of terrorism because of statements the suspect reportedly made before attacking the officer. [Full Article...]

Heavy Rains And Flooding As Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall

Heavy Rains And Flooding As Tropical Storm Cindy Makes Landfall Some street and coastal flooding has been reported . KHOU 11 Meteorologist Chita Craft says we can expect scattered showers the rest of the day and through the weekend . A flash flood watch goes into effect at 2 a.m. and will remain active until 2 a.m. Saturday, the National Weather Service said. An additional 3 to 5 inches of rainfall is forecast. [Full Article...]

LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal

LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal The 10-year veteran is suspected of having unlawful sex with a 15-year-old cadet. The LAPD has been reviewing its cadet program since three teens were arrested last week for allegedly stealing police cruisers and going on patrol. Officers chased two of the stolen cruisers through South L.A. on June 14, resulting in separate vehicle crashes. Six of the arrested cadets were assigned to the 77th ... [Full Article...]

400 more homes evacuated by growing fire near Utah ski town

Mammoth Creek Road is closed at the junction with Highway 143. The blaze started Saturday and has steadily forced hundreds of residents to evacuate their homes. High winds and hot weather have intensified the fire, driving it toward Panguitch Lake, a fishing and recreation spot with more homes. "By the time we left, the fire had gotten quite a bit closer". [Full Article...]

Father of missing 5-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder

Father of missing 5-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder Six days after his son was reported missing, Andressian released a statement - and photos of the boy - pleading with the public to help find him. The toddler was last seen April 20 at Disneyland in Anaheim with his father. has been missing since April 22, authorities said, after his father, Aramazd Andressian Sr., took him to a South Pasadena park where a custody exchange was to take place, auth... [Full Article...]

Military chiefs to ask for 6-month delay on allowing transgender recruits

Military chiefs to ask for 6-month delay on allowing transgender recruits Instead, the Army and Air Force asked for two more years to finish studying how to welcome transgender troops, officials with the branches told BuzzFeed News. "Each day that passes without implementing the final piece of this important policy harms our military readiness and restricts the Armed Forces' ability to recruit the best and the brightest", said Stephen Peters of Human Rights Campaign. [Full Article...]

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill

Governors wary of Medicaid cost shift in Senate health bill Andy Slavitt understands the inner workings of the USA health care system better than most . Colorado GOP Sen. Cory Gardner, who helped craft the bill, said Thursday was the first he'd seen of it and wanted to read it thoroughly before commenting. [Full Article...]

Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office The protesters, some of whom were in wheelchairs, were there to voice their opposition to health care legislation that would make deep cuts to Medicaid. "Most people are opposed to this bill , yet it is still moving along". "They were literally carried from the space out to a separate area". "These are literally people outside who are taking over McConnell's office who are on ventilators and wh... [Full Article...]

Who could fire special counsel Robert Mueller

Graham also asked him if it would be a disqualifier to have worked for Hillary Clinton, who ran against President Donald Trump in the election and was a subject of a separate Justice Department investigation into her email practices. Gingrich noted that at least four members of Mueller's team had donated to Democratic presidential campaigns and groups, saying it's " time to rethink" Mueller'... [Full Article...]

McConnell faces hunt for GOP votes for Senate health bill

House bill: Instead of a mandate, insurers could impose 30% surcharge on people who buy a new plan after letting previous coverage lapse, giving healthy people an incentive to remain insured. Such changes in costs and regulations affect millions across the country, who might be led to believe that the debate is only about the poor. The bill would continue the Affordable Care Act's enhanced Me... [Full Article...]

Senator: US at risk of military conflict with Russia, Iran in Syria

The Shahed-129 UAV was shot down by the US Strike Eagle about 12:30 am on Tuesday morning after it advanced on Coalition forces and showed intent hostile. Coalition forces are using the Al-Tanaf base by Syria s borders with Jordan and Iraq to train anti-jihadist Syrian fighters and stage attacks against IS. [Full Article...]


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