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Man arrested in sexual assaults of four women in Brooklyn


New video has been released this weekend showing the suspect. Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). Thursday, police said the same man followed a woman, 29, to her apartment near St. Marks and NY avenues and pushed her inside when she opened the door. Read More »

Carjacking suspect killed in shootout with police on interstate near St. Louis


Marshak says Kershaw shot at police, and officers returned fire. The "St. Louis Post-Dispatch" reports Kershaw was wearing a bulletproof vest when his body was found. A St. Louis County carjacking suspect was killed during a shootout with officers in Jefferson County Monday morning. A St. Louis County Police vehicle was struck by gunfire, the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office reported at 4:14 a written statement. Read More »

Ameren repairing power outages in Missouri, Illinois


Another 2,800 Tri-County Electric Cooperative customers were without power following the storms, according to General Manager Marcia Scott. Ameren Illinois Senior Vice President of Operations and Technical Services Ron Pate said Ameren Illinois employees and contractors are out in full force following the devastating thunderstorm that ravaged the Metro East on Sunday morning. Read More »

Hawaii preparing for 'very unlikely' ballistic missile attack from North Korea


Last week, South Korea proposed holding military talks with North Korea on July 21, and Red Cross talks on August 1 to discuss reunions of families separated by the 1950-53 Korean War, but Pyongyang has remained silent over the offer. Such an attack would, quite probably, result in a counter strike against the United States, the Republic of Korea and US bases in Japan. Instructions are simple, "Get inside, stay inside and stay tuned". Read More »

Detroit judge blocks deportation of more than 1400 Iraqi nationals


Some came to the United States as children and committed crimes decades ago, but only recently faced repatriation when the Iraqi government U-turned on a refusal to grant them travel documents. A spokesman for ICE said the agency declined to comment on the ruling. The decision comes weeks after the largest roundup in recent years of Iraqi nationals by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, followed by a widespread outcry. Read More »

State prosecutors sue EPA over chemical safety rule delay


That didn't happen, but EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt - who previously filed multiple lawsuits against the agency he now runs , and who has long-running ties to the oil industry - did grant an initial 90-day delay on the rule's starting date, even though the regulation has a built-in one-year grace period before affected companies are required to comply with the emergency response procedures, and a four-year period for complying with the new accident prevention and public disclosure ... Read More »

Teacher Panhandles for School Supplies


A Tulsa teacher is making a bold statement about the state of education as she pleads for money at a local intersection in order to pay for classroom supplies. "Anything helps." She was hoping to draw attention to her need for supplies for art and science projects - beads, pipe cleaners, pom poms, googly eyes and paper towels - and then continue raising money online. Read More »

Conte confirms Morata is set for Chelsea debut


Richarlison is predominantly considered to be a central striker but he's also capable of playing on either wing so he'd provide Conte with another useful option in the final third if he does end up joining Chelsea . "I repeat, we are a great club but we are in a moment where we can't make a mistake because it's very unsafe". Conte replied "absolutely not" when asked if he believed Ospina to be at fault for the incident. Read More »

Mercedes commits to Formula E, to leave DTM


Between the modern DTM and its predecessor the ITC, Mercedes has won 10 drivers' championships , 13 team titles and six manufacturers' crowns. "Our departure from the DTM brings a long-standing motorsport era to a close ". The decision to abandon the touring auto series for the FIA-sanctioned all-electric single-seater championship is both to promote its new electric vehicle sub-brand, EQ, as well as develop the technology for those products. Read More »

Driver Dies At Scene After Crash Into Police Car, Injuring Officer

Police say the driver's vehicle rolled over trapping him inside. "He's in good condition", he said. The officer was taken to the hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. "Our deepest condolences (go) to the family of the deceased", Livonia Police Chief Curtis Caid said. "The responding firefighters were outstanding and remained at the scene supporting our officers until almost 6:30 which time the scene was cleared", Caid wrote. Read More »

Graswald pleads guilty in drowning death of fiancé


As CBS2's Valerie Castro reported, the two had a relationship that appeared to be full of love and happiness on Facebook, but authorities believed Graswald was responsible for Viafore's death. At Graswald's arraignment in May 2015, Orange County Assistant District Attorney Julie Mohl said: 'She felt trapped, and it was her only way out'. Graswald has earlier denied murder and manslaughter charges and her lawyer has argued that Viafore died accidentally after having had a few beers and ... Read More »

Canaccord Genuity Initiates Coverage on Quixant PLC (LON:QXT)

Quixant PLC are listed in the Technology sector within AIM. finnCap have set their target price at 450 GBX on its stock. The Company's products include QMax-1: the ultimate 4K gaming platform; QX-50: high performance 4K ultra HD gaming platform; QX-40: high performance multi-screen gaming platform; QXi-4000: high performance four-screen gaming platform; QXi-307: compact high performance gaming platform; QXi-106: COMMA 6a gaming platform; Ultra High Definition Monitors; Curved Screen Monitors, ... Read More »

Turkish, Egyptian FMs discuss Al-Aqsa crisis on phone

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the status quo will be maintained. Sputnik quoted media reports stating that campaign for Jerusalem has effectively begun and will not stop until a Palestinian victory and the release of the holy sites from Israeli occupation. Read More »

Netanyahu condemns Palestinian stabbing attack


The brutal attack came as boiling tensions over Israel's installation of metal detectors at the entrance to the Haram al-Sharif compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount, descended into violent clashes throughout Jerusalem and the West Bank on Friday and Saturday. Read More »

Limbaugh: Trump criticism of Sessions 'unseemly'


In the wake of Trump's tweet Monday about the "beleaguered" Sessions, Axios reported that Trump has been mulling bringing in former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani as attorney general - a job which, currently, is occupied. The Washington Post reports that Trump has inquired about his authority to pardon aides, relatives or even himself. The comment comes days after the president told the New York Times that he wouldn't have appointed Sessions to the post if he knew he would ... Read More »

Hodges backs Arradondo for police chief


Mayor Betsy Hodges had requested the resignation , saying she had lost confidence in the leader of her police department. "We're not buying this", exclaimed one protester from the podium after the mayor left, having been shouted down by the crowd. Read More »

Dequindre closed at 11 Mile after wheelchair-bound person hit by vehicle


He was seriously injured and taken right to nearby St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital. The nurse saw the crash and called 911, according to authorities. Police have questioned the driver of the auto, identified as a 24-year-old Sterling Heights man. He later told police he did not see the victim before striking him. Read More »

Man thwarts would-be robber at California Starbucks, gets stabbed in the scuffle


A man caught on camera robbing a Starbucks store while donning an Optimus Prime Transformer mask was no match for a man almost twice his age, 58-year-old customer Cregg Jerri . He was taken to a hospital in critical condition. Police officials said Jerri did need six staples in his neck to mend the stab wound he suffered, but he is resting and is expected to make a full recovery. Read More »

Al-Aqsa Tensions Rise as Two Palestinians Martyred in Clashes with IOF


Abbas said that he would freeze all contacts with Israel until Jerusalem commits on canceling all the measures against Palestinian people in general and especially in Jerusalem and Al-Aqsa mosque. Ahead of Friday prayers on July 21, Israeli police take the rare measure of closing off the Old City to men under 50. And the Palestinian Health Ministry said an 18 year old was killed in the West Bank village of Abu Dis when a petrol bomb exploded prematurely. Read More »

Paul Ryan sticks up for Robert Mueller amid Russian Federation probe


And he says there's no question that Mueller is a Republican, noting that he was first appointed Federal Bureau of Investigation director under Republican President George W. Trump has long criticized leaks about the investigation and has urged authorities to prosecute leakers. "A new INTELLIGENCE LEAK from the Amazon Washington Post , this time against A.G. Read More »

Comey sought leverage against me with dirty dossier


And would he fire Mueller if indeed he thought Mueller did cross such a line? "I was proud to be here yesterday, I'm proud to be here today, I'll be proud to work here tomorrow", he said. So Attorney General Jeff Sessions isn't leaving the job without a presidential boot out the door. Perhaps he forgot that Mr. Wray told senators during his confirmation hearing that he would not hesitate to prosecute the Trump Organization for foreign-corruption crimes if the evidence pointed that way. Read More »

Section of I-55 shut down near St. Louis during standoff


When someone tried to help the driver of the wrecked vehicle, he allegedly pointed a gun and demanded that person's auto. The man allegedly held the bystander at gunpoint and demanded his vehicle and then "possibly held that (bystander) and his family at gunpoint while carjacking another (person's) vehicle at gunpoint and drove southbound on I-55", St. Read More »