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Los Angeles police investigate complaint against Knicks guard Derrick Rose Los Angeles police investigate complaint against Knicks guard Derrick Rose
- September 27, 2016

Significantly, the LAPD detective in the letter promises Anand that her department will protect the anonymity of the woman who says she was the victim of a gang rape by Rose and two other men. He also said he could miss time with the team during the trial of the civil case. Rose faced reporters at Knicks Media Day in NYC moments ago where he was asked straight-up if he's anxious about his upcoming rape trial. (more...)
Houston shooting: Police say they've shot suspect Houston shooting: Police say they've shot suspect
- September 27, 2016

The suspect, who she did not name, was a neighborhood resident and an attorney who was having problems at his law firm, Montalvo said. The injured patients were said to be drivers or passengers in the vehicles that were struck. It's very, very early. He managed to flee and escape injury. Nine people were injured, Interim Police Chief Martha Montalvo said. Additionally, one victim is in fair condition and three are in good condition. (more...)
Body camera use questioned in fatal shootings in Charlotte
- September 27, 2016

Chief Putney says he knows there are a lot of stories floating around, like whether Scott had a book or a gun in his hand. The dashboard camera footage from inside a police auto was clearer and provided a better of view of Scott's actions in the moments before he was shot by police. (more...)
Diane James elected as new leader of Ukip Diane James elected as new leader of Ukip
- September 27, 2016

In the past Mr Farage has said he will be keeping a very close eye on the Brexit negotiations and may try and intervene if he thinks Britain isn't getting a good enough deal. "And I think as someone who is a liberal, everybody has the right to marry who they want to marry, love who they want to love, and that's the position we take". (more...)
First of hundreds of jurors report in church shooting trial First of hundreds of jurors report in church shooting trial
- September 27, 2016

Roof, 22, faces 33 separate charges stemming from the June 17, 2015, mass shooting at the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston. When the first group arrived on Monday, Roof was dressed in a striped prison jumpsuit. Gergel said that although it is hard to predict exactly how long the trial could last, the final stages of jury selection are expected to continue through much of November, with opening arguments and testimonies commencing in late November or early December. (more...)
Demonstrators rally in Oklahoma before funeral of black man shot by police
- September 27, 2016

Tulsa Community College says a ceremony will be held at noon Friday honoring Terence Crutcher, who was a student there. Earlier this year, a white former volunteer deputy with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office was sentenced to four years in prison after he was convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the 2015 shooting death of Eric Harris, who was also black and unarmed. (more...)
9 wounded in Houston shooting; suspect dead, was a lawyer
- September 27, 2016

A sixth patient was transported to Ben Taub. Houston police say several people have been shot at a strip mall in the city's southwest and that officers shot the gunman. "I didn't realize I was right there by the shooter", he told CNN affiliate KTRK . She declined to further discuss possible motives behind the shooting. (more...)
FBI questions car's occupants in NYC blast probe
- September 27, 2016

He also has not been characterized as a person of interest. The neighborhood has many late-night and after-hours music clubs. A 28-year-old naturalised American citizen of Afghan descent was arrested today by U.S. "What we do know is we need to get this guy right away". "We've got to get very tough", Trump said. "Was it a political motivation, a personal motivation?" Also on Saturday night, a man wearing a private security company uniform stabbed nine people at a mall in St. (more...)
United Nations struggle to get aid moving in Syria despite ceasefire
- September 27, 2016

The road has "special status" under the agreement, the UN's special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said in Geneva Thursday. Senior UN officials have gone public with the frustration over the Syrian government's go-slow - holding up aid deliveries to areas where civilian have been living under siege for years. (more...)
Loras Poll: Clinton, Trump deadlocked in Iowa
- September 27, 2016

Acting Nassau County police commissioner Thomas Krumpter says police will not tolerate any violations of law, but will do everything they can to protect people's rights to free speech. A new poll from Bloomberg shows Trump leading his Democratic rival by 2 points. Asked by CNN earlier this month whether she believes it is fair to go after Trump's personal life, Clinton didn't rule out the possibility. (more...)
Pro-Putin party wins big in Russian elections
- September 27, 2016

United Russia , which was founded by Putin, will now be able to extend its dominance in Russia's 450-seat lower house of parliament, or Duma. The United Russia party also leads in 203 out of 206 one-seat constituencies. The warning by country's ex-prime minister, Mikhail Kasyanov, who heads the opposition Parnas party, which took part in elections for the first time having previously been blocked by the authorities. (more...)
India, France ink deal for 36 Rafale fighter jets
- September 27, 2016

The negotiations to buy the Rafale fighter jets came through on Wednesday and French Defence Minister Yves Le Drian arrived in the country on Friday to finalise the deal which will cost India 7.8 billion Euros. The Rafales will also be fitted with MICA missiles, an Air to Land precision missile of more than 300 km range. "We know very well the large number of aircraft that the IAF needs", Trappier said in an interview with PTI. (more...)
Stein escorted off Hofstra University campus Stein escorted off Hofstra University campus
- September 27, 2016

Authorities encountered Stein on the college campus in Hempstead, New York, and asked the third party candidate, who has not garnered enough support to participate in the debates, to show the proper credentials, which she could not do, police said . (more...)
Backers of Colombia's Uribe protest peace deal
- September 27, 2016

The pact will be signed by Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos and by the top commander of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia, the rebel fighter known by the alias Timochenko . However, he added that it would take a long time for the country to recover from decades of conflict. At a round table in Cartagena, Colombia, Kerry spoke with former combatants who voluntarily left the guerrillas, land-mine victims and members of anti-rebel recruitment group . (more...)
Curfew Lifted In Charlotte After Days Of Protests
- September 27, 2016

Rep. Robert Pittenger (D-N.C.), who told BBC Newsnight that the protesters "hate white people because white people are successful and they're not", the New York Times reports . Officials from the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department were not immediately available for comment about whether or not the footage was shot with Taser's Axon cameras. (more...)
Chase suspect captured on 215 Fwy overpass in San Bernardino Chase suspect captured on 215 Fwy overpass in San Bernardino
- September 27, 2016

About 8 a.m., Riverside County sheriff's deputies went to the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon at the request of Morongo tribal police to help with a "suspicious vehicle", said Riverside County sheriff's Deputy Mike Vasquez. At one point, the suspect was seen throwing items out of the window on the freeway. It ended on a 215 freeway overpass in San Bernardino where the man threatened to jump. (more...)
Auburn Asking Fans Not to Roll Burned Oak Tree at Toomer's Corner Auburn Asking Fans Not to Roll Burned Oak Tree at Toomer's Corner
- September 27, 2016

He was in court for charges of public intoxication and desecration of a venerable object. Update Monday 4 p.m.: Auburn Police filed an additional felony charge of first-degree criminal mischief against Jochen Wiest, as a result of damages he caused by setting fire to one of the Toomer's Oak trees. (more...)
Federal lawsuit filed by residents near Florida sinkhole Federal lawsuit filed by residents near Florida sinkhole
- September 27, 2016

They had another massive sinkhole 22 years ago that dumped millions of gallons of polluted water into the water source and last year Mosaic was named in a 2-billion-dollar federal lawsuit for hazardous waste at the Mulberry plant. News of the sinkhole wasn't released to the public until September 11. "They're working with Mosaic to make sure we put that information out as quickly as possible". (more...)
Goldman axing almost 30 pct of Asia investment banking jobs Goldman axing almost 30 pct of Asia investment banking jobs
- September 27, 2016

The bank's cuts would account for a small portion of its total Asia corporate and investment banking staff, and were part of an annual cost trimming, a source said. The move was prompted by a 11 percent fall in investment banking revenues in the June quarter. US$3.3 billion less than its total expenses over the past four quarters. (more...)
Gunman shot, in custody, after several people injured in Houston shooting
- September 27, 2016

ABC 13 reports six victims were taken to local hospitals, and three others, with broken glass-related injuries , were treated at the scene before being released. Officers said they found several weapons in the vehicle, however. Jason Delgado, the property manager of The Oaks at West University condo complex, confirmed that police are going through a residence. (more...)