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One Year Later: Former Dallas Police Chief Reflects on Service and Risk

The number of officer deaths in the line of duty is up 18 percent in 2017 from this time past year. Of those , 19 were Texas law enforcement. It goes down in history as the deadliest day for law enforcement since 9/11 with five officers dead and nine others injured. [Full Article...]

Bride dies in helicopter crash on way to church

Bride dies in helicopter crash on way to church Moments before the helicopter crashed. The accident was caught in a video and was released yesterday (July 5) by a Brazilian news company, G1 Official . Eight fire engines rushed to the scene but the passengers could not be saved. Her fiancée, Udirley Damasceno was left waiting at the wedding venue - unaware of her partner's fate. [Full Article...]

Woman accused of fatally stabbing husband, 4 children appears in court

Woman accused of fatally stabbing husband, 4 children appears in court When the judge listed the charges she faces - five counts of malice murder , five counts of murder and six counts of aggravated assault - Martinez shook her head "no" and wagged her finger at him. Authorities in Georgia contacted Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), who said that Martinez "is a Mexican national who illegally entered the United States and is in the country unlawfully". [Full Article...]

Minimum wage set to drop back to $7.70 in Missouri

Minimum wage set to drop back to $7.70 in Missouri Louis minimum-wage work, told CBS News . But business groups challenged the ordinance, which led to a two-year legal battle that ended up in the Missouri Supreme Court. Senate Democrats managed to stall passage of the minimum-wage measure until the last day of session, when GOP leaders finally used a procedural move they often avoid to force a vote. [Full Article...]

Southeast Fire Centre issues campfire ban, effective immediately

Southeast Fire Centre issues campfire ban, effective immediately A fast-moving wildfire has forced as many as 3,600 people to leave their homes in central British Columbia as another community was added to an evacuation order Friday. The fire was listed as 15 square kilometres in size late Friday afternoon. Thirty-three homes in the direct path of the fire were ordered to evacuate shortly after the fire started. [Full Article...]

Waymo drops most patent claims in auto tech fight with Uber

Waymo drops most patent claims in auto tech fight with Uber The patents are not actually Waymo's main concern in this lawsuit - the company claims Uber stole trade secrets relating to its self-driving LiDAR technology when it hired former Alphabet employees previous year. In addition to the patent claims, Waymo is also suing Uber over alleged trade secret violations and unfair competition. U.S. District Judge William Alsup in San Francisco has asked ... [Full Article...]

California to host Global Climate Action Summit in 2018

California to host Global Climate Action Summit in 2018 In fact, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has said the United States may still meet the targets despite Mr Trump, Energy Secretary Rick Perry , and EPA chief Scott Pruitt who do not think regulating human behaviour and the coal industry will help the environment. [Full Article...]

'Morning Joe' Slams Trump's Poland Speech Opening: 'One of the Worst Ever'

'Morning Joe' Slams Trump's Poland Speech Opening: 'One of the Worst Ever' Morning Joe and the rest of the MSNBC lineup, as well as much of cable news landscape, has already been enjoying a helluva year. According to The Hollywood Reporter , being the target of presidential ire could have worked in Morning Joe's favor, as the morning show's ratings surged ahead of the holiday weekend. [Full Article...]

84 snakes, 8 alligators found at California home where cobra escaped

84 snakes, 8 alligators found at California home where cobra escaped There were between five and eight alligators, a gila monster, snapping turtles and dozens of snakes in the Thousand Oaks residence, located at 1317 Rancho Lane, said DACC Director of Animal Care and Control Marcia Mayetta. A search warrant was served at the two properties after the investigation sparked by the second snake sighting. Officials with the County of Los Angeles Department of An... [Full Article...]

With New Boss, Justice Department Now Supports Texas Voter ID Law

With New Boss, Justice Department Now Supports Texas Voter ID Law Plaintiffs in the suit - which include minority lawmakers, minority rights groups and private citizens - have asked Ramos to create her own remedies to the voter ID law, which she has twice ruled discriminatory. Under the Trump administration, the DOJ backed off its previous argument that Texas passed the voter ID law to purposefully discriminate. In 2016, the 5th U.S. [Full Article...]

Malala Yousafzai finishes high school, celebrates by joining Twitter

Malala Yousafzai finishes high school, celebrates by joining Twitter In her second tweet, she wrote that today was the last day of her school and first day on Twitter . "I enjoyed my school years, and I am excited for my future", she wrote in her blog . Ms Yousafzai tweeted it was her last day of school and her first day on Twitter. Malala, who will receive her A-level results this summer, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 alongside Kailash Satyarthi. [Full Article...]

Alligator seen chewing on body in Everglades

Alligator seen chewing on body in Everglades The dead is said to be the pilot who was the lone passenger in the plane. The logo on the plane reveals that it is owned by Dean International Flight Training & Aircraft Rentals. The same plane was forced to make an emergency landing on a highway in December 2015, WPLG reported. The incident is now being investigated by the Federal Aviation Administration and National Transportation Safety Boa... [Full Article...]

Hawaii asks Ninth Circuit appeals court to protect grandparents from travel ban

Hawaii asks Ninth Circuit appeals court to protect grandparents from travel ban District Judge Derrick Watson denied a request brought by a coalition of 16 states plus the District of Columbia to clarify the scope of exemptions to the travel ban provided by the Supreme Court's June 26 ruling allowing partial enforcement of the ban. [Full Article...]

Canada apologises to ex-Guantanamo inmate, pays compensation

Canada apologises to ex-Guantanamo inmate, pays compensation The Canadian government in a statement Friday said the settlement details are confidential, but an official familiar with the deal told the Associated Press that ex-prisoner Omar Khadr was paid 10.5 million Canadian dollars, which is roughly equivalent to $8 million. [Full Article...]

Iheanacho set for Leicester £25m move

Iheanacho set for Leicester £25m move According to reports in the British media on Thursday, the 20-year-old is in advanced talks with the Foxes and is believed to be interested in making the switch. Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare plans to play him behind star striker Jamie Vardy in a new-look attack. However, the lure of playing for the former Premier League champions appears to have convinced Iheanacho to opt ... [Full Article...]

Trump says America loves Poland in his speech in Warsaw

Trump says America loves Poland in his speech in Warsaw President Trump warned he would take unspecified action against North Korea after its recent missile test - which Pyongyang claims proves it has the technology to make intercontinental ballistic weapons. support for Eastern Europe ahead of his first meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 summit in Hamburg. He also chided former President Barack Obama for not taking a... [Full Article...]

Why Amazon might want a deal with Dish

Why Amazon might want a deal with Dish Dish's shares were up 1.2 percent at $63.53, while Amazon shares were down 0.3 percent. Chief Executive Charlie Ergen has sought out deals and partnerships with just about every major telecom company, from Sprint Corp. Both Dish and Amazon have yet to comment on WSJ's report on the potential partnership, but being a Prime-subscriber myself and long-time Amazon customer, this is a business mov... [Full Article...]

Laptop ban lifted on US-bound Doha flights

Laptop ban lifted on US-bound Doha flights The US has lifted its laptop ban on flights from Doha after the country agreed to implement enhanced safety restrictions. Some technology and even bomb-sniffing dogs required under the measures aren't readily available in each of the 280 airports affected. [Full Article...]

Trump Says Mexico Should 'Absolutely' Pay for Border Wall

Trump Says Mexico Should 'Absolutely' Pay for Border Wall Trump's claim that "everyone here" - that would be Hamburg , Germany, at the G-20 economic summit - had Podesta on their minds was nearly surely untrue. The issue of the wall itself has been a wildly controversial topic in American and worldwide politics, but the most recent and significant concern has been regarding the funding of the wall, to which Trump has continuously insisted that Mexico wi... [Full Article...]

Letter to the editor:Health insurance under 'Trumpcare'

Letter to the editor:Health insurance under 'Trumpcare' Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky last week delayed a planned vote on the GOP health care plan. Despite the fact that over the past two decades we've been spending far more on health care than other industrial nations do - an average of almost $10,000 per person - the other nations were spending far less and also able to provide health care for everybody! In a joi... [Full Article...]


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