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Zebulon police release names of officers, suspect in shooting

Zebulon police release names of officers, suspect in shooting On April 1 around 5 p.m., police said Kurt Lee Walters, 30, of Zebulon called 911 to report that he was wanted for absconding parole and he would wait for officers at the Walmart on E. Officers engaged in a foot pursuit that led them to a nearby apartment complex. Most describe it as a quiet neighborhood, which is why they were so alarmed when they heard gunshots ring out early Sunday morning. [Full Article...]

Person stole street sweeper, drove it at state trooper, police say

Person stole street sweeper, drove it at state trooper, police say Police say his wound is not believed to be life-threatening, however, he remains hospitalized in stable condition. The commercial sweeper, which is owned by a private company, was towed to a State Police facility to be processed as evidence. [Full Article...]

Farthest star yet seen photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope

Farthest star yet seen photographed by the Hubble Space Telescope This makes the star more than twice as hot as our sun, NASA said in a statement . "For the first time ever we're seeing an individual normal star - not a supernova , not a gamma ray burst, but a single stable star - at a distance of nine billion light years", said Alex Filippenko , a professor of astronomy at UC Berkeley and one of many co-authors of the report. [Full Article...]

Police vehicle strikes protester at Stephon Clark demonstration

Police vehicle strikes protester at Stephon Clark demonstration The protester was hit after officers issued multiple warnings to back away from their vehicle. CHP confirms to KCRA Sacramento that someone sustained minor injuries from a sheriff vehicle collision near 65th Street and Florin Road. They yelled that he had a gun before shooting, but it was only a cellphone. The county coroner's official autopsy results are not expected for several weeks. [Full Article...]

EPA wants to roll back Obama-era auto efficiency guidelines

EPA wants to roll back Obama-era auto efficiency guidelines More: Americans love trucks: Does that mean fuel economy doesn't matter anymore? "It would limit options for consumers in California", Bergquist said. And 12 other states, including New York, Pennsylvania and MA, follow California's lead on cleaner cars. Ceres: "Rolling back the Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and emissions standards will undermine the global competitiveness of the Unit... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court backs cop who shot woman in front yard

Supreme Court backs cop who shot woman in front yard The officer enjoys qualified immunity in the case, the justices said. Sotomayor, in contrast, noted that Hughes was holding the knife down at her side, didn't raise it in the direction of her roommate or anyone else, didn't appear agitated and didn't verbally threaten to harm anyone. [Full Article...]

Officer-in-Charge of Chautham police station suspended

Officer-in-Charge of Chautham police station suspended Eight people were taken to area hospitals, where a woman in one of the hit cars was pronounced dead. Using the truck's VIN number police determined the owner did not have a valid driver's license. Police arrested Martin Alexander Gail, 20, and Brandon Jermaine Bethea, 28, charging them in connection with assault and battery by a mob, a police report said. [Full Article...]

Canucks' Sedin twins to retire at end of NHL season

Canucks' Sedin twins to retire at end of NHL season The Sedins finished one and two in Canucks scoring every season from 2006-07 to 2015-16. It's time to help with homework every night. The Sedins plan to stay in Vancouver for the time being and are looking forward to spending more time with family. [Full Article...]

White House Walks Back Claim That David Shulkin Resigned

White House Walks Back Claim That David Shulkin Resigned In it he claimed an inspector general report that said he misused taxpayer funds on a European trip was politically motivated, and said he was actually pushed out because he opposes efforts to privatize the VA. That could mean an extended reign for an acting VA secretary. The issue, which has pitted nearly every major veterans group against Concerned Veterans for America, an advocacy group f... [Full Article...]

Esty seeks Ethics investigation into her own conduct

Esty seeks Ethics investigation into her own conduct The probe revealed that "the threat of violence was not an isolated incident", Esty said last week in a statement , "but part of a pattern of behavior that victimized numerous women on my staff". Mr. Baker declined a request to be interviewed on Monday, but through a spokesman, Andrew Ricci, said that he disputed none of Ms. Kain's allegations except for the claim that he had punched her. [Full Article...]

Will uphold state's rights on Cauvery: Tamil Nadu CM

Will uphold state's rights on Cauvery: Tamil Nadu CM The DMK working president presided over a meeting which was attended among others by all major Opposition party leaders, including S Thirunavakarassar (Congress), K Veeramani (DK), and other constituents in the front. "Will also take out Cauvery rights retrieval walk from the delta area". Condemning the state and the Centre, the resolution said that the AIADMK regime, a "partner", of the cen... [Full Article...]

The OnePlus 6 hype train picks up even more steam

The OnePlus 6 hype train picks up even more steam OnePlus 6 launch may get launched earlier than usual, suggests a new leak. The high-end model of the OnePlus 6 , which is the 256GB internal storage, will cost around $697 which is roughly around RS 45,000. It will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, with an option for either 6GB or 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB internal storage. The price rise is because the OnePlus 6 will come with impr... [Full Article...]

Sinclair Broadcast Group Weaponizing News Anchors For Trump's Ongoing Battle With Reality

Sinclair Broadcast Group Weaponizing News Anchors For Trump's Ongoing Battle With Reality The president tweeted Monday that Sinclair is "far superior" to other channels, including CNN and NBC. "Local news stations now required by Sinclair Broadcasting to parrot the talking points of the President, moving America one step closer to its own version of state run media". [Full Article...]

Tiangong-1 Space Station Mostly Burned Up On Reentry

Tiangong-1 Space Station Mostly Burned Up On Reentry By May 2017, Tiangong-1 was coasting about 218 miles above Earth and dropping by about 525 feet a day. Gerald McKeegan and Conrad Jung spent the afternoon reviewing the data that monitored the space station's whereabouts. China's Tiangong-1 module, whose uncontrolled reentry had been watched with both anticipation and apprehension, returned to Earth harmlessly over the South Pacific Ocean lat... [Full Article...]

Severe Storms Possible Tuesday Night

Severe Storms Possible Tuesday Night It's a notably higher 50% rain/storm chance tomorrow ahead of a more powerful cold front that is now dropping south through the Rockies. The Storm Prediction Center shows the highest risk area in Memphis and Jonesboro on Tuesday late afternoon and evening . [Full Article...]

Weather looks good for Monday's planned SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral

Weather looks good for Monday's planned SpaceX launch from Cape Canaveral Shortly after the Falcon 9 launches, the Dragon capsule will detach itself and head toward the ISS, where it will be captured by the station's robotic arm and spend a month in space. Understanding how plants respond to microgravity also is important for future long-duration space missions and the crews that will need to grow their own food. [Full Article...]

Chinese space lab crashes in Pacific ocean

Chinese space lab crashes in Pacific ocean Scientists had only been able to give the most general of forecasts for exactly when and where the lab would plunge back to Earth, offering a huge band of the planet that included nearly all of South America, Africa and Asia, as well as the southern portions of the Atlantic and the Pacific Oceans. [Full Article...]

Schools shut in Oklahoma amid teacher protest

Schools shut in Oklahoma amid teacher protest The protests come a month after teachers in West Virginia won a pay raise after shutting down schools for almost two weeks before winning a pay raise. AP writer Tim Talley contributed from Oklahoma City. In Oklahoma, where classes were cancelled Monday, average teacher salary ranks 49th. "We took a survey of our teachers, in terms of where they stood", Church said. [Full Article...]

Steve Smith, David Warner to push for relaxation of their cricket bans

Steve Smith, David Warner to push for relaxation of their cricket bans Warner, Steve Smith and Cameron Bancroft were given seven days to respond to their sanctions, a period which will expire on Thursday, but their supporters are adamant they have until Wednesday week to decide whether to challenge the severity of their suspensions from global and state cricket for their involvement in the scandal that has the rocked the team now in South Africa . [Full Article...]

Israel reaches deal with United Nations on asylum seekers

Israel reaches deal with United Nations on asylum seekers Reports say the plan for forced expulsions was abandoned and the deal with the United Nations agreed because Rwanda and Uganda objected to the deportation of asylum seekers against their will. For each migrant resettled overseas, Israel will give "temporary residence" to a migrant in Israel , Mr Netanyahu told a news conference. [Full Article...]


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