News : US

Stabbing suspect was caretaker, studied insurance sales

Friday  02:56,   23 june 2017
Associated Press

<p>The man charged with stabbing a police officer at the Flint airport in a possible act of terrorism was a part-time caretaker at the Montreal apartment building where he lived and had once studied to sell insurance, people who knew him said[...]

Teen accidentally killed by L.A. Sheriff's deputies while trying to stop pit bull attack on officers

Friday  02:00,   23 june 2017
Los Angeles Times

A teenager fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in Palmdale early Thursday was accidentally killed as he tried to stop his aggressive dog from attacking the officers, according to an internal sheriff's department[...]

Teen accidentally killed by L.A. Sheriff's deputies while trying to stop pit bull attack on officers

Friday  02:00,   23 june 2017
Los Angeles Times

A teenager fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies in Palmdale early Thursday was accidentally killed as he tried to stop his aggressive dog from attacking the officers, according to an internal sheriff's department[...]

Pew U.S. survey finds agreement on some gun-control proposals

Friday  00:36,   23 june 2017
Reuters

More than 80 percent of Americans want to limit firearms access for people with mental illness and require background checks at gun shows and in private sales, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Thursday. Eighty-three percent also [...]

Pew U.S. survey finds agreement on some gun-control proposals

Friday  00:36,   23 june 2017
Reuters

More than 80 percent of Americans want to limit firearms access for people with mental illness and require background checks at gun shows and in private sales, according to a Pew Research Center survey released on Thursday. Eighty-three percent also [...]

A 12-Year-Old Came Out to Her Mormon Church. Then Her Mike Was Cut Off.

Friday  00:36,   23 june 2017
The New York Times

A church leader turned off the microphone after Savannah announced that she is a lesbian. But the young Mormon, now 13, doesn’t regret speaking out.On the day in May that Savannah stood up to speak in front of her Mormon congregation, she did not[...]

Ex-detainees: Detention center's practices border on slavery

Thursday  23:15,   22 june 2017
Associated Press

Every day, immigrants are told to clean their living areas in a privately run Colorado detention center or risk being put in solitary confinement.&nbsp;A group of former detainees says the system borders on modern-day slavery. They are[...]

Otto Warmbier's girlfriend pays emotional tribute: 'He was my soul mate'

Thursday  23:15,   22 june 2017
TODAY

Alex Vagonis, who dated Otto Warmbier for more than a year, spoke at a vigil honoring him at the University of Virginia."He was my soul mate on so many levels and I truly believe that he helped me become a better human being, the person that I am[...]

A Panel Full Of Defense Contractors Is Shaping Defense Policy

Thursday  23:06,   22 june 2017
International Business Times

Employees of Lockheed, GE and Boeing — which have given $2.2 million to members of the House Armed Services Committee — now sit on a panel tasked with rewriting how the Defense Department purchases military equipment and services.A new advisory[...]

A Panel Full Of Defense Contractors Is Shaping Defense Policy

Thursday  23:06,   22 june 2017
International Business Times

Employees of Lockheed, GE and Boeing — which have given $2.2 million to members of the House Armed Services Committee — now sit on a panel tasked with rewriting how the Defense Department purchases military equipment and services.A new advisory[...]

Bill Cosby to Hold ‘Town Halls’ on Sexual Assault Following Mistrial

Thursday  23:06,   22 june 2017
Variety

Bill Cosby is planning a series of talks about sexual assault in the wake of his own sexual assault court case ending in a mistrial. “Mr. Cosby wants to get back to work,” his spokesman Andrew Wyatt said on WBRC’s “Good Day Alabama” in Birmingham.[...]

Bill Cosby to Hold ‘Town Halls’ on Sexual Assault Following Mistrial

Thursday  23:05,   22 june 2017
Variety

Bill Cosby is planning a series of talks about sexual assault in the wake of his own sexual assault court case ending in a mistrial. “Mr. Cosby wants to get back to work,” his spokesman Andrew Wyatt said on WBRC’s “Good Day Alabama” in Birmingham.[...]

Trump's Carrier deal is not living up to the hype — jobs still going to Mexico

Thursday  23:01,   22 june 2017
CNBC

Carrier's plant in Indianapolis, the poster child for President Trump's pledge to save US jobs, is planning to lay off 600 workers next month.Nearly seven months later the deal has not worked out quite as originally advertised, and the[...]

Trump's Carrier deal is not living up to the hype — jobs still going to Mexico

Thursday  23:01,   22 june 2017
CNBC

Carrier's plant in Indianapolis, the poster child for President Trump's pledge to save US jobs, is planning to lay off 600 workers next month.Nearly seven months later the deal has not worked out quite as originally advertised, and the[...]

NBC Poll: Public Overwhelmingly Disapproves of House Health Care Bill

Thursday  22:31,   22 june 2017
NBC News

Even Republican respondents in the poll are lukewarm about the House GOP plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. Americans overwhelmingly disapprove of the House plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal[...]