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Man who shot officer in Brooklyn kills himself

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Nguyen was also wounded in the right arm during the 4:35 p.m. shooting at 149 Ridgewood Ave. near Essex Street where the cop and his partner were responding to a 911 call of an emotionally disturbed person. Officers burst into the apartment building and found the gunman in a bedroom, dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, and also discovered two guns, police said. Read More »

Chilling video shows how horrifyingly risky a police officer's job can be

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But Smith said he forgives Orr - and even prays for him and his family. A SC man has been sentenced to 35 years for opening fire at a police officer, striking him four times, in a shooting captured by a camera in the officer's glasses. His hands are slick with blood as he adjusts his radio frequency. "I didn't draw my firearm because at the time I didn't think it was warranted", he told WJCL. Read More »

Friday's Weather: Showers and storms will develop this evening and overnight

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In Madison on Friday , look for patchy fog before 8 a.m., otherwise mostly cloudy skies, a high near 73 and north winds at 5 to 10 miles per hour, the National Weather Service said. Up to 6 inches of rain is forecast in parts of eastern Oklahoma, starting Thursday night and lasting through Sunday . (That being said, the precipitation chance is minimal and the weather is now not expected to affect fireworks to close out Musikfest). Read More »

North Korea 'risks end of regime'

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They are not going suicidal. "There could be a power outage in North Korea that they mistake as a part of a pre-emptive attack". "The U.S. came here because I think they wanted the land and they helped us out with the Japanese, because I think they wanted the land". Read More »

Protests in South Africa ahead of no-confidence vote against Zuma

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Debating the motion in the National Assembly on Thursday, political parties blasted Zuma, calling him corrupt and a Gupta president. But, this one was different - it was a secret ballot. The Guptas have denied interfering in the affairs of the state. "Those who have surrendered the people's power into a family of foreigners. In short, we believe that parliament should be dissolved now so that the country can hold an early election". Read More »

Babysitters arrested for putting crying baby in fridge, posting video to Snapchat

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The two girls, whose names have not been released, were babysitting the infant on Monday at home in Danvers, Massachusetts, when they filmed the video that later appeared on Snapchat. It's not clear how long the baby was inside. The mother, who said she was angry after police showed her the videos, defended the teens, telling WBZ-TV: "They thought it was a joke". Read More »

Is Janata Dal (United) heading towards a split in Bihar?

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Meanwhile, Arun Srivastava, a senior JD (U) leader and close aide of Sharad who was expelled from party during the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls, attacked Nitish Kumar on Thursday. "Kumar's unilateral decision to walk out of the Mahagathbandhan (grand alliance) violates the mandate of the 2015 assembly elections. I continue to stand for the "gathbandhan"," he said. Read More »

AIADMK merger: Dinakaran removed, EPS faction adopts resolution against Sasikala

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A resolution signed by 26 office bearers of the AIADMK, including Palanisamy, asked party cadre to ignore appointments made by Dhinakaran, who they accused of creating confusion in the party. "I can appoint or take disciplinary action against not only EPS (the CM) but also against those who indulge in anti-party activities", he said, vowing to continue his party work by undertaking a state-wide tour on August 14 and steer the party towards a resounding victory in the 2019 Parliament elections. Read More »

European Council widens sanctions against North Korea

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Lim, who served in one of the largest churches in Canada, had been sentenced to hard labor for life in December 2015 after North Korea accused him of attempting to overthrow the regime. The church has taken on numerous humanitarian projects in North Korea, one of which prompted Lim's last trip there in January 2015. North Korea has in the past attracted the attention of Washington and visits by high-profile Americans with the detention and release of USA citizens. Read More »

Page Three shoot for 'naive' kidnap model

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The Italian police did say in a statement that a British model was kidnapped on July 11. Then, on July 17, Ayling was dropped off at the British consulate in Milan. He said the Romanians gave him $649,000 to rent properties around Europe. The contents were released by police in Italy: "Girls can be transported globally, we have contractors for that, for a price". Read More »

Manhunt after French soldiers 'deliberately' hit by BMW in Paris

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Police have said they are now looking for the vehicle which took off after the incident at about 8am and anti-terrorist police have "taken up the enquiry", according to reports in the French press. The wave of attacks in France has had a serious impact on tourism in the world's top tourist destination, but the industry has begun to recover as incidents have become more widespread and generally less deadly. Read More »

In Israel a rocket was sacked

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A military spokesperson said in a statement that the strikes were carried out in retaliation for a rocket fired from the Palestinian enclave toward Israel on Tuesday night. Fierce clashes broke out between dozens of young Palestinians and Israeli forces after the latter raided Al-Dugeisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem city overnight, the sources said. Read More »

Florida mother charged with murder was headed to Buffalo

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According to the Pocahontas Times , Erica Newsome, of Jacksonville, Florida , struck a guardrail when a couple saw her removing and disposing a body from her vehicle. "They had said they found them at the scene of the accident, but they don't believe, they didn't believe my daughter had died in the accident". Officials said detectives from the Jacksonville, Florida Sheriff's Department and the West Virginia State Police Department-Marlinton Detachment will investigate the vehicle accident ... Read More »

60 women threaten to sue Google over sexist allegations

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In the wake of the firing of a male employee at Google sending out a sexist memo proclaiming women are biologically less than men, 60 female staffers at Google are suing for alleged sexism over the pay gap. Around half of those involved in the suit still work for Google . Brown says Google attempts to create an inclusive environment that tolerates dissent. Read More »

Quebec government to give update on asylum seekers

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All but a few will return to their home base once the site is completed. While hundreds of asylum seekers - many from Haiti - are already being housed at Montreal's Olympic Stadium, city councillor Harout Chitilian told reporters the city is being asked to do more. Read More »

Major David Zahar Identified as Reservist Pilot Killed in Chopper Accident

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The fleet had been grounded in June after a crack was discovered in the rotor blade of one helicopter. Zohar was killed. His co-pilot, a lieutenant on active duty, was critically wounded. The media reports said that Monday's crash occurred at the end of a training flight which was part of a program to gradually return the Apaches to service. Read More »

Iranian drone buzzes USA fighter jet in Persian Gulf

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There was no response from warning calls over the radio, so the jet fighter took evasive maneuvers to avoid colliding with the small craft before finally landing on the USS Nimitz . The Super Hornet belongs to Strike Fighter Squadron 147, which is deployed aboard the Nimitz from Naval Air Station Lemoore in California. The Navy deemed the interaction unsafe and unprofessional. Read More »

Trump Promises "Fire And Fury" For North Korea

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North Korea was the main concern cited in the "white paper" approved by Japan's Cabinet on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017, less than two weeks after the North test-fired its second ICBM. At other times President Trump seemed to think that China could be easily induced to pressure North Korea to abandon its nuclear ambitions. It remains to be seen, however, whether the sanctions program can be meaningfully implemented, and whether it will have the intended effect. Read More »

Gujarat MLAs return from Karnataka

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Congress Gujarat legislator Shaktisinh Gohil alleged said party lawmakers Bholabhai and Raghavji Bhai voted for BJP and showed their votes publicly. He said that since the party is a partner of UPA, NCP voted for Congress. Other than Congress Patel is counting on votes from 2 legislators from Sharad Pawar 's NCP. Read More »

MLA Rich Coleman selected Interim Leader of the BC Liberals

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Said Weaver, in a press release: "I want to thank Christy Clark for her years of service to British Columbians, both as an MLA and as Leader of the BC Liberals". Her final accomplishment, however, was the courage to step down, certainly not when or how she wanted to but when it was the responsible thing to do. Read More »

North Korea Threatens Retaliation Against US Over UN Sanctions

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In an effort to halt North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un's drive to become a nuclear power, the UN Security Council on Saturday unanimously approved a US-drafted sanctions package against his nation that could cost it $1 billion a year. has rejected this. Tillerson, who did not specify how much time North Korea has to put an end to its missile tests, said that the United States has other channels of communication to establish contact with the Kim Jong-un regime. Read More »

'Excessive Corrosion' Blamed For Ohio State Fair Incident

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Of the seven others injured during the accident, four required a stay at the hospital. Lewis is in serious condition. All other rides on the fair's midway were ordered shut down the night of the accident but eventually reopened. Ohio Department of Agriculture records showed passing marks on inspections for Fire Ball on about three dozen items, including possible cracks, brakes, proper assembly and installation. Read More »

Search called off for three US Marines who crashed off Australia

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Onodera said Japan urged Washington to disclose information about the accident, investigate what caused it and take measures to prevent such an accident from happening again. Twenty-three of the Marines on the Osprey were recovered Saturday. "The Australian forces volunteered their help before we could even ask, demonstrating the deep ties and enduring nature of the alliance between our two countries", Davis said. Read More »

Manhunt underway after Missouri police officer shot dead during traffic stop

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They say he should be considered armed and unsafe. An investigation is underway to find a 39-year-old man who is believed to have shot and killed a 37-year-old police officer at a traffic stop in Clinton, Missouri. When he approached the vehicle on foot, 39-year-old Ian McCarthy allegedly pulled a gun and opened fire. Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Bill Lowe said the officer's death was "devastating". Read More »

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is Investigating Flynn's Ties to Turkey

Mueller is attempting to determine whether the Turkish government was behind any of that money. His potential failure to register as a foreign agent could also carry a felony charge. The lobbyist's spokeswoman Molly Toomey insisted they were refunds for unfulfilled work, telling the New York Times: "They were legal, ethical and above board". Read More »

Lacazette starts, no Sanchez in the Arsenal squad

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From the free-kick that followed, Kolasinac rose to head into the bottom corner from Xhaka's precise delivery to send the match to penalties. Team A then get two successive penalties, a little like the tie-break in tennis, and so on until there is a victor. Read More »

Amarnath yatra attack: 3 local LeT militants arrested in Kashmir

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Eight pilgrims lost their lives in the attack. Three conspirators, who provided logistical support to Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorists for carrying out the deadly attack on Amarnath Yatris, were arrested by Jammu and Kashmir police. The third LeT slain militant has been identified as Danish Ahmad Dar s/o Ghulam Hassan Dar of Batpora Sopore, police said. On July 10, there was yatri vehicle so they attacked it, had there been CRPF vehicle they would've attacked that, they had planned it, said ... Read More »

Trump unveils new bill, curbing legal migration by 50pc

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And just this week, we announced a historic immigration bill to create a merit-based Green Card system that ends the abuse of our welfare system, stops chain migration and protects our workers and our economy. equivalent earns 13. "We looked at countries like Canada, Australia, and others", Purdue said . If the bill gets passed and signed in law, the country will move to a 'merit-based 'system supporting only English-speaking skilled workers for residency cards and technology ... Read More »

North Korea top of agenda at ASEAN meeting

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Jennings also said that the USA embassy in Manila stated on Friday that the United States would push Southeast Asian countries to "downgrade diplomatic engagements and exchanges" with North Korea before the Asean Regional Forum which Tillerson would also be attending in Manila next week. Read More »

Israel attempts to shut down Al Jazeera's office and ban journalists

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Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler, reporting from Jerusalem on Sunday, said that the request to revoke the credentials cover all the networks journalists in both the Arabic and English channels. Palestinians refused to enter the site for almost two weeks over the new security measures imposed after three Israeli Arabs shot dead the policemen nearby. Read More »

Venezuela army base attacked, 'terrorists' arrested

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The announcement came after a small group of men, some armed with assault rifles, released a video declaring themselves in rebellion in Carabobo state, where Valencia is located. Maduro in turn has granted it vast powers, not just in military matters but over key government ministries - active or retired officers head 12 of 32 ministerial posts - and in vital economic sectors including petroleum. Read More »

Developing: Explosion reported at Islamic Center in Bloomington

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One worshipper saw a pickup truck speeding away afterward, said Mohamed Omar, the center's executive director. "I was shocked. It was first prayer, it was 5 a.m. CAIR said in a report last month that anti-Muslim hate crimes in the United States almost doubled in the first half of this year over the same period in 2016. Read More »

Otis Sanford: The problem with White House leaks

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Aside from the predictable highlights - Trump's rambling, his use of first names when addressing heads of state, his weak grasp of policy details - the texts leaked to the Washington Post represent an unprecedented breach of White House confidentiality and should be cause for general concern. Read More »

US Marines helicopter crashes off Qld coast

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An MV-22 Osprey crashed into the ocean after launching from the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), according to Pentagon officials. The accident comes just weeks after 15 Marines and a Navy sailor were killed when a Marine Corps cargo plane crashed on July 10 in Mississippi. Read More »

Pair, sought in Chicago killing, arrested in Bay Area

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Professor Wyndham Lathem surrendered at a federal courthouse in Oakland at about 7:30 p.m Pacific Time and the University of Oxford employee Andrew Warren turned himself in to the San Francisco Police Department at around 6:30 p.m. Police have identified Lathem, 42 , as well as Andrew Warren, 56, an Oxford employee, as suspects in the killing. Mr Warren and Mr Lathem will appear in court in the coming days. Read More »

Right-wing media and Russian bots unite to target Trump's national security adviser

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On "The Story" tonight, Lt. Col. Michael Waltz (Ret.) said Trump is right to be frustrated with the lack of a comprehensive strategy in Afghanistan. U.S. McMaster moved to replace the Jewish official when the concerns were raised in March, but Cohen-Watnick appealed to Trump's top advisers, Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner, who got Trump to intervene to save his job. Read More »

The Russia investigation ramps up

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It's just an excuse for the greatest loss in the history of American politics. The move signals that Mueller's probe is ramping up as he takes a more aggressive approach to gathering information on possible collusion between the Kremlin and Trump's campaign team . Read More »

Trump Approval Hits New Low

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The latest YouGov poll (B+): 37% approve, 54% disapprove (31 July - 1 August). A Quinnipiac University national poll released Thursday found that 68% of American voters think that transgender people should be allowed to serve. To put the poll into context, Trump's Rasmussen disproval figure is his highest since the start of his presidency. The key vote in the U.S. Senate that rejected the health care repeal bill came between midnight and dawn last Friday. Read More »

Large fire reported at Dubai's Torch Tower

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Hundreds of people were evacuated in 2015 from the same building when a massive fire swept through the tower; no major casualties reported in that blaze. The government is also working toward providing shelter for the affected residents, reports said. Under Dubai's new fire and safety code, builders are required "to ensure that the flammability of the cladding is as close to zero as possible". Read More »

Russia: Fresh sanctions remove hope of better relations with the US

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The Russian Foreign Ministry says Moscow reserves the right to take further retaliatory measures in response to a sanctions bill signed by President Donald Trump . If he did veto the bill Congress was likely to successfully override him, causing an embarrassing showdown with members of his own party. "This legislation is going to be harsher than the Jackson-Vanik amendment as it is overarching and can not be lifted by a special presidential order without Congress' approval". Read More »

Iran prepares measures in response to United States sanctions

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Under the agreement, limits were put on Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for, among other things, the removal of all nuclear-related bans against the Islamic Republic. Separately, on July 28, the Trump administration sanctioned six Iranian entities after Iran tested a space launching device. "There are a lot of alternative means with which we use the agreement to advance our policies and the relationship with Iran, and that's what the conversation generally is around with the president ... Read More »

Setback to Congress as SC refuses to stay EC notification allowing NOTA

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Parmar told IANS in the evening, "Irrespective of the Supreme Court decision , our whip issued to all our MLAs to vote for the party's official nominee, Ahmedbhai Patel, who is a sitting Rajya Sabha MP, continues to hold". The NOTA provision has been introduced by the poll panel in pursuance of the apex court's 2014 judgement asking it to consider granting choice of NOTA to the electorate. Read More »

Amanda Knox Says Michelle Carter Needs Sympathy After 'Wrongful Conviction'

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Carter, who was 17 years old at the time of Roy's death, stood to hear the sentence in a juvenile court in Taunton, south of Boston, her hands clasped in front and her eyes cast down. A judge Thursday sentenced Michelle Carter to prison after an emotional hearing in which Conrad Roy III's parents blamed Carter for the death of their son. Read More »

US Not Seeking to Topple North Korea Regime, Says Tillerson

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In Malaysia, he will discuss bilateral relations with officials. "All United States passports are declared invalid for travel to, in, or through the DPRK unless specially validated for such travel", read the restriction in the USA government's Federal Register, using the acronym for North Korea's official name. Read More »