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Dennis Rodman calls hit-run claim hearsay
- August 07, 2016

CHP recommended on Friday, August 5, 2016, that Rodman be charged in a hit-and-run crash. "There was no wreck, there was no injuries, there was no nothing, so I guess it's going on hearsay", said Rodman. The driver of the BMW swerved out of the way to avoid a collision with the Range Rover, but, in doing so, hit the freeway's concrete center divider. The matter is now under review, District attorney's spokeswoman Roxy Fyad told The Associated Press. (more...)
Senator McCain was my son's hero: Khizr Khan Senator McCain was my son's hero: Khizr Khan
- August 07, 2016

And it makes no sense for someone who wants to become the commander in chief of that very military. "The question is, why do we have Muslims in the country?" Lashing at Hillary Clinton at a rally in Pennsylvania, the republican nominee said that his Democratic rival is "the devil". (more...)
Dogara Says budget padding not an offence Dogara Says budget padding not an offence
- August 07, 2016

Was the issue of alleged budget padding discussed? . Dogara arrived for the meeting at about 2.30pm. He had earlier joined Buhari to grace the Graduation Ceremony of Course 24 of the National Defence College, Abuja. This is not a mock institution. Dogara: What are the allegations? Dogara: What is padding? Ask Jibrin what padding is. In an interview with journalists after the meeting, which lasted for 30 minutes, the Speaker said, "I studied Law and I have been in the ... (more...)
Missing Ohio teen found safe in Grand Teton Missing Ohio teen found safe in Grand Teton
- August 07, 2016

Park officials said a boot was discovered Friday, and it's been confirmed that the boot belonged to Jackson. Authorities found a boot belonging to a missing OH teenager during a search Friday. She may also have a purple backpack. "No one knows why", said Robin Corathers, executive director of Groundwork Cincinnati, Mill Creek. "She has served in leadership roles and has always proven to be warm, reliable and caring for those around her". (more...)
Melania Trump sets 'record straight' on immigration rumors
- August 07, 2016

Trump has said she originally came into the country in 1996, but the nude photographs were taken in 1995. Politico on Thursday raised questions about Melania Trump's immigration status when she first came to the United States to work as a model in the mid-1990s. (more...)
Court: NC Voter ID Law Enacted With 'Discriminatory Intent' Court: NC Voter ID Law Enacted With 'Discriminatory Intent'
- August 07, 2016

In the wake of a decision Friday by a federal appeals court in Virginia, North Carolina residents won't have to worry about flashing a photo ID when they cast a ballot on November 8 for offices ranging all the way up to the presidency. "It is a major victory for North Carolina voters and for voting rights". "The legislature amended the bill to exclude numerous alternative photo IDs used by African-Americans (and) retained only the kinds of IDs that white North Carolinians were more ... (more...)
Va. murder suspect shot by police identified Va. murder suspect shot by police identified
- August 07, 2016

In announcing London's death, a Danville Police Department news release stated Powell's body was found "with visible signs of violent injury". Richard Lance London - a Danville man suspected of killing a man who had been in a relationship with his grandmother - was fatally shot by police in SC early Tuesday morning. (more...)
Nick Kyrgios storms into Atlanta semis
- August 07, 2016

No Rio, no worries: Nick Kyrgios is into the semi final of the Atlanta Open. Yoshihito Nishioka continued his remarkable run at the BB&T Atlanta Open, by stunning Horacio Zeballos 6-4, 6-4 to advance to his first ATP Tour semifinal on Friday. (more...)
Gunman in deadly Austin, Texas shooting arrested in Atlanta Gunman in deadly Austin, Texas shooting arrested in Atlanta
- August 07, 2016

A man seen wearing a rain coat on a hot and clear Atlanta morning raised the suspicion of marshals on the scene, who questioned the man and found him to be McCray, the service said. McCray is suspected of killing Teqnika Moultrie, 30, who was a bystander. "This is a prime example of the type of work that we do through our Nationwide networking capability", said Cmdr. (more...)
Klansman in Birmingham church bombing denied parole Klansman in Birmingham church bombing denied parole
- August 07, 2016

The girls killed were 14 year old Addie Mae Collins , 14 year old Cynthia Wesley , 14 year old Carole Robertson , and 11 year old Carol Denise McNair . Chambliss and Cherry both died while serving out their sentences in prison. Within days, the Federal Bureau of Investigation suspected that Blanton and his KKK cohorts Robert Edward Chamblis, Bobby Frank Cherry and Herman Frank Cash were responsible for the attack after civil rights protests and other bombings had rocked the city ... (more...)
Opening ceremony of XXXI Summer Olympic Games starts in Rio de Janeiro
- August 07, 2016

Sania, who tweeted a video of India's walk, seemed equally excited. Kerry, meeting with Brazilian Foreign Minister José Serra in Rio before the opening of the Games later on Friday, told reporters he was sure Brazil will deliver "not just a great venue but a great Olympics". (more...)
Tale of two states for Trump: Divided GOP in the Midwest Tale of two states for Trump: Divided GOP in the Midwest
- August 07, 2016

Ryan's opponent in Tuesday's primary, Paul Nehlen, said in a statement that Trump's endorsement "is appropriate and is a display of true leadership". "In my view, it would be good for Donald Trump's campaign to make this case against Hillary Clinton rather than get involved in other unrelated discussions". (more...)
California And Nevada Wildfire Updates: Soberanes Fire, Virginia Mountain Complex Fire
- August 07, 2016

Fire commander Glen Uhlig says about 415 firefighters are working in hot, dry conditions to prevent the fire from crossing State Route 447, near Squaw Creek Reservoir. No arrests have been made, the service said. "I would encourage anybody who was in the area at the time of the fire to do the right thing and come forward with any information that they might have", added Monterey County Sheriff Steve Bernal. (more...)
Protesters to rally after latest Chicago police videos Protesters to rally after latest Chicago police videos
- August 07, 2016

Following the impact, O'Neal comes out of the vehicle and runs towards the backyard of a house while several officers pursue him, one of them shooting him in the back. "I was concerned by some of the things that I saw on the videos and that is why we took such a swift action that we did last week to relieve the three officers of their police powers", Johnson said. (more...)
Not guilty plea made in torching of WNY black firefighter's home Not guilty plea made in torching of WNY black firefighter's home
- August 07, 2016

The only Black firefighter in North Tonawanda, New York watched as his entire house was brought down by fire on Wednesday, August 3d. Brennan, who is speaking on behalf of the family, has known Walker for four years and considers him a close friend. (more...)
South Korea: North fires ballistic missile into sea
- August 07, 2016

Japan's Bessho responded that his country had not done anything to invite Wednesday's missile launch and said there was no justification for it which is why "we are strongly condemning the launch". South Korea's U.N. Ambassador Oh Joon said so far this year North Korea has conducted 13 rounds of missile tests including the firing of 29 missiles of different varieties, ranges and trajectories using mobile launchers and submarines. (more...)
Brazil men's team preparing for more jeers from home crowd
- August 07, 2016

However, the Brazilian side boasting Neymar , Manchester City's new £27 million ($35.4 million) signing Gabriel Jesus and Marquinhos of Paris Saint-Germain did not provide the expected victory procession. That result was not the only surprise as their great rivals Argentina lost 2-0 to Portugal . "We don't have to think that we have made it. Coming back to the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, our team beat Brazil at the first round and they ended up not qualifying". (more...)
Trump in Iowa: Hillary's 'Really Pretty Close to Unhinged' Trump in Iowa: Hillary's 'Really Pretty Close to Unhinged'
- August 07, 2016

Eager to change their minds, Trump unleashed a torrent of insults at Clinton. Aside from the latest McClatchy-Marist poll, Clinton also led the NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll by 9 points at 47 to 38 percent. Hillary Clinton says President Barack Obama isn't getting the credit he deserves for leading the nation out of a crippling recession. So enjoy watching Hillary squirm while you can, because god knows how long it will be until she talks to journalists again. (more...)
Soler homers in return to help Lester, Cubs beat A's
- August 07, 2016

He'll serve as the designated hitter and bat sixth when Chicago opens its three-game set at Oakland on Friday night. Oakland Athletics pitcher Dillon Overton works against the Chicago Cubs during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. (more...)
Elite prep school agrees to settle up to 30 sex abuse claims Elite prep school agrees to settle up to 30 sex abuse claims
- August 07, 2016

The school in Middleton, near Newport, has said at least 40 people came forward saying they were abuse victims. When she later tried to sue in her 20s, the school targeted her so aggressively that she gave up, the Boston Globe reported, in a series of investigations into St George's and abuse at other elite private schools across New England. (more...)