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  • Police: 2nd Kansas sheriff’s deputy dies after shooting

    KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A second sheriff’s deputy died early Saturday from injuries suffered when an inmate who was being transported in Kansas City overpowered two officers and may have used one of their guns to shoot them. Kansas City, Kansas, police confirmed on their Facebook page that Deputy Theresa King, 44, died just after midnight following the shooting on Friday. Officer Patrick Rohrer, 35, died earlier. The inmate was also shot during the confrontation in a gated area near […]

  • Child ‘hugs’ sculpture. Now parents may be stuck with $132,000 bill

    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Two parents may be stuck with a $132,000 bill after their child damaged a sculpture inside the Tomahawk Ridge Community Center in Overland Park, Kansas, according to KSHB. The child’s mother, Sarah Goodman, said the incident happened during a wedding reception last month. Surveillance video shows the child hug the sculpture, then seconds later, it fell. “We heard a bunch of commotion and I thought, ‘Who’s yelling at my son?’” Goodman explained. “This glass mosaic torso […]

  • Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman is going to jail. Paul Manafort was ordered into custody Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest, citing newly filed obstruction of justice charges. The move by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson came after prosecutors accused Manafort and a longtime associate of witnesses tampering. Manafort is the first Trump campaign official to be jailed as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. His attorneys have argued that Manafort didn’t […]

  • More than 800 people stung by jellyfish along Florida beaches in three days

    FLORIDA- Along the Central Florida coast, a spike in moon jellyfish stings have kicked off summer in a painful way. Lifeguards treated 107 jellyfish stings Saturday, and a staggering 523 on Sunday. Add to that 180 by the end of Monday and it brings the total to 837 stings over three days. Tammy Malphurs, spokeswoman for Volusia County Beach Safety, was unsure of the highest number of stings, but said the weekend was not the most the beaches have ever […]

  • Texas man buys pizza for 54 immigrants discovered in back of 18-wheeler

    Armando Colunga was watching the news in San Antonio when he saw a report Tuesday night about authorities discovering 54 undocumented immigrants in the back of an 18-wheeler truck. The men were being detained, sitting in a group on the ground, while they waited for authorities to interview and transport them. Colunga felt compelled to act. The tow truck driver hopped in his vehicle and drove across town to help. “My main motivation was, ‘Who knows how long they’ve been in there?'” […]

  • New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation

    NEW YORK- President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation served as a personal piggy bank for his businesses, legal bills and presidential campaign, New York’s attorney general said Wednesday as she sued the charity, Trump and three of his children. The Donald J. Trump Foundation “was little more than a checkbook for payments from Mr. Trump or his businesses to nonprofits, regardless of their purpose or legality,” Democratic Attorney General Barbara Underwood said as she sued to dissolve the foundation and seek […]

  • Three ‘baby’ planets found forming around newborn star

    In the constellation of Sagittarius, three infant planets have been found orbiting a young star 330 light-years from Earth. These are the first planets to be found using the powerful ALMA telescope in Chile, which is searching for our cosmic origins. The discovery was made by two independent teams of astronomers. But these aren’t exoplanets, which are planets found outside of our solar system. These are protoplanets — large bodies of matter orbiting a star that are still “cooking” in […]

  • Teacher who spent 45 years helping students with disabilities leaves them $1 million after death

    DUMONT, New Jersey — Genevieve Via Cava loved teaching and loved her students. Now, seven years after her death, they are learning just how much. The teacher in Dumont, New Jersey, devoted 45 years of her life to helping students with learning disabilities. After her retirement in 1990, Via Cava continued to visit the school district for which she worked, checking in on classes and sometimes stopping by the superintendent’s office. Via Cava died in 2011. And this April, the […]

  • Initiative to break California into 3 states to go on November ballot

    An initiative that would divide California into three separate states qualified Tuesday to appear on the ballot in November’s general election. Californians will vote whether to separate into three states: California, Northern California and Southern California — subject to approval by US Congress. The proposal by venture capitalist, Tim Draper to break up California in a campaign called “Cal 3,” received more than 402,468 valid signatures — surpassing the amount required by state law. California Secretary of State Alex Padilla will certify […]

  • Judge approves AT&T-Time Warner deal

     A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that AT&T can move forward with its $85 billion acquisition of Time Warner. Judge Richard Leon of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia said at a hearing that he has found, after a six-week trial, that the deal does not violate antitrust law and can proceed. Leon discouraged the government from asking him to put his own ruling on hold pending appeal, and said that if asked he would deny a […]

  • Jeep Grand Cherokee and Ford Explorer get worst ratings in crash test

    Two of America’s most popular SUVs earned “poor” ratings in a crash test designed to show how well drivers are protected in a violent collision. The 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2018 Ford Explorer were among eight SUVs the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety recently subjected to its small overlap front crash test, which mimics a particularly violent and dangerous type of collision. They were the only ones to earn the rating of “poor,” the worst of four possible ratings. […]

  • READ: Full text of Trump-Kim signed statement

    President Donald Trump said he trusts Kim Jong Un and that he has received the same trust in return following a historic sitdown with the North Korean leader. “I do trust him, yeah,” the President said in an interview Tuesday with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos in Singapore, the site of the summit. “Now will I come back to you in a year, and you’ll be interviewing, I’ll say, ‘Gee I made a mistake?’ That’s always possible,” he acknowledged, adding that “we’re dealing […]