Gianforte wins Montana special House election despite being charged with assault
Republican Greg Gianforte claimed a narrow victory in Montana?s special election for the state?s at-large congressional seat, defeating Democrat Rob Quist one day after being charged with misdemeanor assault.
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Sponsors abandon Puerto Rican parade in NY after nationalist honored
Oscar Lopez Rivera, 74, was convicted in 1981 of numerous charges, along with other members of the Armed Forces of National Liberation (FALN), who sought to secure Puerto Rican independence from the United States. Rivera's sentence was commuted by former President Barack Obama, and the prisoner was freed this month.
Trump budget 2018: Thousands of wild horses could be sold for slaughter under president's proposal
Donald Trump?s latest budget proposal could allow thousands of wild horses to be sold for slaughter by reversing nearly fifty years of protections for an American icon. ?The current program is wholly unsustainable and a new approach is needed, particularly when considering the sharp and consistent growth in resource requirements,? the budget proposal reads. America?s estimated 59,000 mustangs live across about 40,000 square miles (103,600 square kilometres) of land controlled by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).
A day of grief in a city of pain
A native of south side Chicago, Spencer Leak Sr. has watched as his hometown and the neighborhoods where he grew up have been ripped apart by homicides in recent years, the results of an explosion of gun violence police have struggled to contain. Last year, according to the Chicago Tribune, 781 people were killed?a massive jump over 2015 when there were 492 recorded homicides. Leak has more insight into Chicago?s violence than most.
Rescue drill turns real as US Coast Guard finds missing Tongans
A search and rescue exercise turned real for a US Coast Guard crew who found six Tongan fishermen missing at sea for a week, New Zealand officials said Friday. New Zealand Rescue Coordination Centre officer Greg Johnston said Tongan police raised the alarm as the US Coast Guard C-130 Hercules was preparing to return to Honolulu following a multi-national rescue drill in Auckland. "The Coast Guard crew spotted the six men in their 12-metre (39-foot) vessel shortly after entering the search area, about 90 kilometres (55 miles) offshore from Tongatapu Island," Johnston said.
Cyclist faces deportation after truck hits him in Florida
Texas teacher laughs as she hands out ?most likely to become a terrorist? award to 7th-grader
During an end-of-the-year awards ceremony at Anthony Aguirre Junior High in Channelview, Tex., a teacher gave Lizeth Villanueva an award for ?most likely to become a terrorist.? The seventh-grade student?s mom is going great lengths to make sure the teacher gets fired.