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.?
David Cassidy dead at 67
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.
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.
Anti-Pipeline Activist Found Guilty After Being Barred From Mentioning Climate Change
After a short trial lasting just a day and a half, climate activist and retiree Leonard Higgins was found guilty on Wednesday of a serious felony charge for his role in the ?valve turner? protest last year that resulted in the brief shutdown of a tar sands pipeline in Montana.
Years into journey, transgender teen still finding himself
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (AP) ? It's been six years since Theo Ramos first cut himself in the school bathroom, six years since his parents and friends and teachers found out he wanted to be a boy instead of a girl, six years in transition.
Violent Feud Between California Shooter and Neighbors Brewed Months Before Deadly Rampage