Baltimore Detective Killed A Day Before Testifying In Federal Case Against Fellow Cops
The Baltimore police detective who was fatally shot in the line of duty last week was scheduled to testify in a federal case against officers indicted earlier this year, the Baltimore Police Department confirmed Wednesday.
Trump Is On The Verge Of Politicizing The Census, Advocates Say
President Donald Trump is reportedly leaning toward tapping an academic for the No. 2 position at the U.S. Census Bureau, a decision that has alarmed advocates who say the pick lacks adequate management experience for a massive operational role and has political views that would undermine the credibility of the agency.
Man who claims Earth is flat says he'll prove his belief by taking flight in a DIY rocket
Anita Hill: Joe Biden's Apology Is 'Not Enough'
Anita Hill said former Vice President Joe Biden?s recent apology for his handling of her 1991 Senate testimony against then-Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas is ?not enough? to make up for his failure at the time ?to show leadership on this issue on behalf of women?s equality.?
ARA San Juan: Argentina submarine hunt intensifies after noise offers clue to location as oxygen runs out
Search and rescue teams hunting for a missing Argentinian submarine will return to a previously searched area after officials said a noise made in the South Atlantic a week ago could offer a clue to the vessel's location. Dozens of planes and ships were searching for the ARA San Juan, with the search entering a "critical phase" as the 44 crew on board could be running low on oxygen, an Argentine navy spokesman said. Captain Enrique Balbi later said an unusual noise was detected near where the submarine reported its last position, but he declined to say if the sound indicated an explosion or emergency on the vessel.
Police Storm Detention Center As Australia Slammed Over 'Humanitarian Crisis'
US declares 'ethnic cleansing' against Rohingya in Myanmar
The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be "ethnic cleansing" on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 600,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh.
Hariri says resignation on hold, pledges to stay in Lebanon
Lebanon's Prime Minister Saad Hariri said Wednesday he was suspending his surprise resignation, pending talks, providing a potential way out of a political crisis that has rocked the country. Lebanon has been thrown into turmoil by Hariri's shock November 4 announcement from Saudi Arabia that he was stepping down, as well as his prolonged absence afterwards. The resignation was seen as a ratcheting up of tensions in the long-running rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Iran, and raised fears that Lebanon would be paralysed by regional tensions.
Cows rain down on drivers after crash in Utah
Drivers in Riverdale, Utah experienced some unexpected bumps on their morning commute when cows began raining down on them from the road above. The freeway ramp was temporarily closed in the aftermath, as crews attempted to clear the scene of cattle. The driver was speeding in the 45-mph (72-kph) area, Riverdale Police Lieutenant Mike Loveland told The Independent.
No verdict yet in San Francisco pier killing as jury breaks
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? The criminal case against a Mexican man accused of killing a woman on a crowded San Francisco pier is coming to a close more than two years after setting off a national firestorm over immigration.