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  • After protests, St. Louis mayor says address racism ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – The legacies of racism, not only the violent protests that gripped St. Louis after a white former police officer was acquitted of murdering a black man, must be addressed, the city’s mayor said on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Drug dealer gets 11 years in death of Hollywood movie executive LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A convicted drug dealer was sentenced on Tuesday to 11 years in prison in the death of a Hollywood studio executive whose remains were found buried in the California desert more than two years after he disappeared in 2012. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Exclusive: Trump administration prepares to ease export rules for U.S. guns WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration is preparing to make it easier for American gun makers to sell small arms, including assault rifles and ammunition, to foreign buyers, according to senior U.S. officials. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • ‘Shocking’ disregard for safety in U.S. meningitis case -prosecutor BOSTON (Reuters) – A federal prosecutor on Tuesday accused a Massachusetts pharmacist charged with murder for his role in a deadly 2012 U.S. meningitis outbreak of showing a “shocking” disregard for patients’ lives, while his lawyer argued the man was … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Police, protesters clash after vigil for slain Georgia Tech student ATLANTA (Reuters) – Violent clashes erupted overnight between police and protesters after a memorial vigil for a Georgia Tech student killed by campus officers, and the school’s president on Tuesday blamed the unrest on “outside agitators.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • U.S. appeals court blocks San Francisco ordinance on soda health warnings SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court sided with the beverage industry on Tuesday, granting its request to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda and other sugary drinks. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • McCain urges end to 100-hour work weeks in Navy after collisions WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator John McCain called on Tuesday for an immediate stop to U.S. sailors working over 100 hours a week as top Navy leaders struggled to explain a series of fatal naval collisions in the past few months. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • White man arrested in killings of two black men in Louisiana (Reuters) – A 23-year-old white man was arrested on Tuesday and will be charged with murder in the shooting deaths of two black men in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, local and state authorities said at a news conference. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Lawsuit over debunked Rolling Stone rape article revived: U.S. court NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a defamation lawsuit by three University of Virginia graduates against Rolling Stone magazine, its publisher and a reporter over a now-retracted article describing a gang rape. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Wisconsin appeals court upholds state’s ‘right-to-work’ law CHICAGO (Reuters) – A Wisconsin appeals court on Tuesday upheld the state’s “right-to-work” law, which bars mandatory union membership and prohibits unions or employers from requiring non-members to pay dues. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in ...
  • Black cops in St. Louis stuck between public, fellow officers ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – During a peaceful protest moments before St. Louis would erupt into three nights of racially charged riots, five people confronted a black police officer alone in his Jeep. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Black cops in St. Louis stuck between public, fellow officers ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – During a peaceful protest moments before St. Louis would erupt into three nights of racially charged riots, five people confronted a black police officer alone in his Jeep. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Venture capitalists sue Trump admin over foreign entrepreneur rule delay WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A national association of U.S. venture capitalists filed suit against the Trump administration on Tuesday, claiming it illegally delayed a policy that would have allowed foreign entrepreneurs to stay in the United States to build… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Illinois’ unpaid bill backlog hits a record $16 billion CHICAGO (Reuters) – Illinois’ pile of unpaid bills topped $16 billion for the first time as the state deals with the fallout of an unprecedented two straight fiscal years without complete budgets, the state comptroller’s office reported on Tuesday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • Appeals court blocks San Francisco’s ordinance for soda health warnings (Reuters) – A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday sided with the beverage industry, granting a preliminary injunction to block a San Francisco ordinance mandating health warnings for soda. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Unbudgeted: How the opioid crisis is blowing a hole in small-town America’s finances INDIANA, Pa./CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (Reuters) – As deaths mount in America’s opioid crisis, communities on the front lines face a hidden toll: the financial cost. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter ...
  • St. Louis mayor to meet with protesters after nights of violence ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Activists in St. Louis plan to voice their concerns directly to the mayor on Tuesday over the acquittal of a white policeman who shot a black man to death, a verdict that sparked four night of violent protest. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • After Irma, special oxygen masks helped Florida pets breathe easier (Reuters) – Soon after millions of Floridians lost power in the wake of Hurricane Irma last week, firefighters in the city of Titusville responded to an emergency call at a home where a gasoline-powered generator had been running in an attached garage…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • New York governor wants credit-reporting firms to follow cyber rules WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Monday that he wants credit-reporting firms to comply with the state’s cyber-security regulations, while Equifax Inc said it suffered a second cyber incident two months before the o… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • St. Louis police probe whether officers chanted, ‘Whose streets? Our streets’ ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – St. Louis police are investigating whether some of its officers chanted, “Whose streets? Our streets” during protests by people upset over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Trump praises Macron, considers July 4 military parade like one he saw in Paris NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump, offering more words of praise for French counterpart Emmanuel Macron, said on Monday he was considering staging a July 4 U.S. military parade in Washington inspired by the one he saw as Macron’s guest i… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Two men, one a convicted murderer, escape from Mississippi prison (Reuters) – Mississippi authorities said they were searching on Monday for two inmates, including one convicted of murder, who escaped from a state prison and who the officials described as armed and dangerous. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Wine maven Kurniawan, convicted of fraud, loses bid for freedom (Reuters) – The convicted Indonesian wine dealer Rudy Kurniawan on Monday failed to persuade a U.S. judge to set aside his 10-year prison term for counterfeiting an estimated $30 million of wine. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn ...
  • Inspired by French, Trump considering July 4 military parade in Washington NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said on Monday he was considering staging a U.S. military parade in Washington on the July 4 Independence Day holiday, inspired by the parade he saw on Bastille Day in Paris. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Black Ohio man sues city of Columbus over police use of force (Reuters) – A black Ohio man is suing the city of Columbus and some of its police officers, alleging they used excessive force against himself and other African-Americans. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • U.S. to appeal ruling blocking Trump funding cuts on sanctuary cities SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – The U.S. Justice Department on Monday said it would appeal a court order blocking President Donald Trump’s executive order that sought to restrict federal funds for so-called sanctuary cities. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • U.S. Interior chief urges changes to national monuments: report WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink the area covered of at least four of the s… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Florida’s insured losses from Irma total nearly $2 billion to date (Reuters) – Florida policyholders so far have filed nearly $2 billion in claims to insurers for damage from Hurricane Irma, the state’s insurance regulator said on Monday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • St. Louis protests enter fourth day in wake of ex-cop’s acquittal ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Protesters took to the streets of downtown St. Louis on Monday after three nights of arrests and scuffles with police during demonstrations against the acquittal of a former police officer for killing a black man in 2011. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Trump adviser says U.S. still leaving Paris climate pact NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s top economic adviser said at the United Nations on Monday that the United States stands by its plans to abandon the Paris climate pact without a renegotiation favorable to Washington, a step for which the i… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Three dead, 16 hurt after buses collide in New York City NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three people were killed and at least 16 injured when a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city’s borough of Queens, spinning around before slamming into a building, fire officials said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Family seeks answers after Georgia Tech student killed by police ATLANTA (Reuters) – The family of a Georgia Institute of Technology student shot and killed by police in Atlanta over the weekend is questioning why campus officers did not try to disarm the knife-wielding computer engineering major with nonlethal forc… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...
  • Democrats push for full analysis of latest Republican healthcare bill WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic leaders in Congress on Monday called for the Congressional Budget Office to conduct a full analysis of Republicans’ latest healthcare bill aimed at repealing and replacing Obamacare, not just a slimmer budgetary analys… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Ex-Trump aide Flynn’s family creates fund for ‘enormous’ legal fees (Reuters) – Relatives of former national security adviser Michael Flynn have set up a fund to help pay for his legal defense against federal and congressional investigations into potential collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russ… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • Three dead, at least 15 hurt after buses collide in New York City NEW YORK (Reuters) – Three people were killed and at least 15 others were injured after a New York City transit bus and a tour bus collided early on Monday in the city’s borough of Queens, before slamming into a restaurant, fire officials said. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Interior chief urges action at 10 U.S. monuments: Washington Post WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of Department of the Interior called for changes to 10 U.S. monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining, and shrink the footprints of at least four of the sites, the Washington Post re… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. Interior chief seeks changes at 10 U.S. monuments: report WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The head of the U.S. Department of the Interior urged President Donald Trump to lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining in or to shrink the footprints of 10 national monuments, according to the Washington Post…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • More than 80 arrested as riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer’s acquittal ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – More than 80 people were arrested on Sunday night as protests in St Louis over the acquittal of a white policeman who had shot a black man turned violent for a third night running. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer’s acquittal, dozens arrested ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Protests in St Louis over the acquittal of a white policeman who had shot a black man turned violent for a third night running on Sunday as police in riot gear used pepper spray and arrested dozens of demonstrators who had failed … Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to Supreme Court WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States – manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering – and one the Supreme Court… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top Supreme Court WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States – manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering – and one the Supreme Court… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Riot police break up St. Louis protest over officer’s acquittal ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – St. Louis police in riot gear broke up a protest that turned rowdy on Sunday night with property damage including broken storefront windows, ordering protesters to disperse and making several arrests. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • On third night, St. Louis protest of police acquittal turns rowdy ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – A largely peaceful protest in St. Louis of the acquittal of a white police officer in the 2011 shooting death of a black man turned rowdy on Sunday as a handful of demonstrators threw bottles in response to a police officer making… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in ...
  • St. Louis protesters march for third time after police acquittal ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – A third day of protests began peacefully in St. Louis on Sunday, after violent clashes erupted between police and demonstrators the previous two nights over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 fatal shooting… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Third St. Louis protest of police acquittal begins peacefully ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – A third day of protests started peacefully in St. Louis on Sunday after violent clashes between police and demonstrators the previous two nights over the acquittal of a white former police officer in the 2011 fatal shooting of a b… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Third day of protests expected in St. Louis over police acquittal ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – A third day of protests were expected in St. Louis on Sunday after the acquittal of a white former policeman in the fatal shooting of a black man, demonstrations that evoked memories of riots following the 2014 shooting of a black… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • Third day of protests set over police acquittal in St. Louis ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Protests were to resume in St. Louis on Sunday in the wake of the acquittal of a white former policeman in the fatal shooting of a black man, after a second night of sporadic violence between a small group of demonstrators and rio… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens ...
  • Fight over electoral district boundaries heads to top U.S. court WASHINGTON (Reuters) – It is a political practice nearly as old as the United States – manipulating the boundaries of legislative districts to help one party tighten its grip on power in a move called partisan gerrymandering – and one the Supreme Court… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • As Trump visits U.N., New York prepares for ‘Super Bowl’ of security NEW YORK (Reuters) – New York police and a host of federal agencies are preparing for the annual traffic and security nightmare known as the United Nations General Assembly, featuring a week of speeches by U.S. President Donald Trump and a parade of ot… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • St. Louis protest turns violent after peaceful rallies against police acquittal ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St. Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black ma… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • St. Louis protest turns violent after earlier peaceful march over police acquittal ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Clashes between demonstrators and riot-clad police marred the end of what had been a largely peaceful second day of protest rallies in St Louis following the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Protesters march through St. Louis after policeman’s acquittal ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Activists marched through two upscale shopping malls and into the streets of St. Louis on Saturday, marking a second day of demonstrations against the acquittal of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Hurricane Jose staying off U.S. East Coast as Storm Maria forms (Reuters) – Hurricane Jose is expected to pass east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and remain off the U.S. East Coast from Virginia to New England, while Tropical Storm Maria formed and is forecast to become a hurricane early next week, the U.S…. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new ...
  • More protests erupt in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Activists marched peacefully through a suburban St. Louis-area shopping mall on Saturday, hours after police clashed with a crowd protesting the acquittal of a white former policeman accused of murdering a black man. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new ...
  • More Florida Keys residents return home to survey Irma’s destruction KEY LARGO, Fla. (Reuters) – More residents who had fled the Florida Keys ahead of Hurricane Irma were allowed to return to their homes on Saturday, as authorities prepared to reopen Key West at the end of the devastated archipelago on Sunday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Wife of Princeton scholar jailed in Iran calls on U.S. to do more to free him PRINCETON, N.J. (Reuters) – When Xiyue Wang sleeps in his cell in Iran’s Evin Prison, he sometimes dreams he is back at Princeton University, working in the school’s main library on his dissertation comparing governance systems in Central Asia. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • More protests break out in St. Louis after acquittal in police shooting ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Protesters marched through an upscale St. Louis-area shopping mall on Saturday and the rock group U2 canceled a concert hours after police clashed with a crowd outraged over the acquittal of a white former policeman accused of mur… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Connecticut lawmakers pass budget, but governor may veto NEW YORK (Reuters) – Connecticut lawmakers passed a $40.7 billion two-year state budget early on Saturday, but Governor Dannel Malloy could veto the legislation and leave the state racing toward severe spending cuts next month. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Hurricane Jose’s center seen staying off U.S. East Coast: NHC (Reuters) – Hurricane Jose’s center is forecast to pass well east of the North Carolina coast on Monday and to remain offshore from Virginia to New England, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • California lawmakers take anti-Trump stance as session ends SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – California lawmakers voted to become a sanctuary state, tussled over hot-button environmental issues and urged other states to refuse to cooperate with President Donald Trump’s Election Integrity Commission as their legis… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Defying Trump, California lawmakers vote to become ‘sanctuary state’ (Reuters) – California lawmakers voted on Saturday to make the most populous U.S. state a so-called sanctuary by banning police from asking for the immigration status of people who have been arrested and limiting their cooperation with immigration offi… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens ...
  • California bill to wean power sector off fossil fuels dies for this year SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – A long-shot plan to wean California’s power sector entirely off fossil fuels by 2045 was put on hold until 2018 on Saturday, as lawmakers recessed for the year without hearing the measure. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click ...
  • Protest seeks shutdown of Atlantic salmon farms in Washington state (Reuters) – Activists in Washington state plan to launch a protest flotilla on Saturday in the Pacific Ocean’s Puget Sound over the accidental release of tens of thousands of farm-raised Atlantic salmon that they say threaten dwindling stocks of wild f… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Anthem to sell Obamacare health plans in Virginia counties that don’t offer them NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. health insurer Anthem Inc said on Friday it plans to sell Obamacare health plans in 68 cities and counties in Virginia next year, covering the only remaining U.S. counties that are currently without insurers offering the plan… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Warren Buffett’s son Howard becomes Illinois county sheriff (Reuters) – Howard Buffett, the oldest son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett, was named sheriff of Macon County in central Illinois on Friday. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens ...
  • About 1.5 million, mostly in Florida, without power in Irma’s wake MIAMI (Reuters) – About 1.5 million homes and businesses in Florida and Georgia remained without power on Friday after Hurricane Irma, including 46 of Florida’s nearly 700 nursing homes caught in the deadly storm’s path. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Wisconsin jury finds girl in Slenderman case not responsible MILWAUKEE (Reuters) – A Wisconsin jury on Friday found that one of two Wisconsin girls accused of stabbing a classmate and friend to please a fictional character named Slenderman was not responsible for her actions during the attack because she was men… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Police, protesters clash in St. Louis after ex-cop acquitted of murdering black man ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Police using tear gas and rubber bullets clashed with demonstrators in St Louis in the early hours of Saturday after a white former policeman was acquitted of murdering a black suspect. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • U.S. judge sides against Trump in fight over ‘sanctuary cities’ CHICAGO (Reuters) – A federal judge on Friday barred the U.S. Justice Department from denying public-safety grants to so-called sanctuary cities in retaliation for limiting cooperation with the Trump administration’s crackdown on illegal immigration. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Enterprise says fire nearly out at Texas NGL complex HOUSTON (Reuters) – A fire broke out on Friday night at an Enterprise Products Partners LP brine pit at its natural gas liquid (NGL) fractionation and storage complex in Mont Belvieu, Texas, said a spokesman for the company. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in ...
  • Protesters fill St. Louis streets after ex-cop acquitted of murdering black man ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis streets on Friday, and some briefly scuffled with police, after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer of murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man suspected of… Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • New York college lecturer placed on leave after ‘dead cops’ comment (Reuters) – A lecturer at a New York City college of criminal justice who wrote on social media that he teaches “future dead cops” was placed on leave on Friday, the school’s president said, as the city’s mayor called the academic’s comment “vile.” Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to ...
  • Protesters fill St. Louis streets after cop acquitted of murdering black man ST. LOUIS (Reuters) – Hundreds of protesters poured into St. Louis streets on Friday, and some scuffles erupted, after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer who was charged with murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share ...
  • Houston residents, officials stew over Harvey storm-trash removal HOUSTON (Reuters) – Disposing of the mounds of debris lining Houston streets three weeks after Hurricane Harvey flooding damaged about 126,000 homes is riling residents and officials in the nation’s fourth largest city. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on ...
  • Dr. Seuss company loses fight to block ‘parody’ of ‘Grinch’ NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York playwright has convinced a federal judge that his new play is a parody of Dr. Seuss’ classic “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!” and that in this legal fight, he was in the right. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook ...