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Mobile police officer shot, taken to USA Medical Center

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SWAT teams arrived around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday after a man barricaded himself in a home, authorities said. Mobile Police Chief Lawrence Battiste says the Mobile Police officer who was shot, Justin Billa , has died. He was taken to the University of South Alabama Medical Center. Billa later died at the hospital. "This is a sad time for law enforcement here in our area, for the Mobile Police Department", Battiste said. Read More »

President Trump hosts Public Safety Medal of Valor awards ceremony

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Catren. "When faced with danger, they each put the lives of others before their own", the president described. He was honored for his response to a report of an active shooter at the Excel Industries plant in Hesston in February 2015. "Six of the heroes with us today chased them down and put an end to their sinister rampage, which was going to get a lot worse", Trump said. Others honored included police chief Douglas Schroeder for life-saving actions during a workplace shooting, Lt. Read More »

Trump to meet with Florida high school students

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Nineteen-year-old former student, Nikolas Cruz , has been charged with 17 counts of premeditated murder over the killing of students and staff at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Wednesday. President Trump observed the President's Day holiday weekend in Florida , but he took no holiday from Twitter. "It's sad something like that could happen", Trump said. Read More »

Preity Zinta molestation: Chargesheet against Ness Wadia

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He was charged under Sections 354 (assault or criminal force against woman with intent to outrage her modesty), 506 (criminal intimidation), and 509 (word, gesture, or act meant to insult the modesty of woman) of the Indian Penal Code after an FIR was registered against him on Preity's complaint on June 13, 2014. Read More »

WCSD monitoring the possibility of school walkouts

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Minoff told CNN he had two classes with suspect Nikolas Cruz , and he shared that Cruz had been expelled from multiple private schools and called him "very quiet and odd". Lori O'Toole Buselt, spokeswoman for the Maize school district, said administrators "will be having conversations" about planned walkouts, and Superintendent Chad Higgins "plans to discuss this with the student body". Read More »

Trump to Attend One Annual Dinner, But May Skip Another

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Before Pence's performance, President Barack Obama attended the dinner three times while in the White House, famously joking, "Of course I love America". "Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" he tweeted. Amid increasingly hostile relations Trump declined to attend the 2017 White House Correspondents' Dinner. Read More »

White House says Trump open to background check changes; critics skeptical

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It must be noted, however, alleged Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz did not use a bump stock and killed 17 people with a standard issue AR-15. The teenagers say their mission is to demand comprehensive and effective legislation to address gun issues so that no kid goes to school in fear that it may be the last day of his/her life! President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to propose regulations that would ban bump stocks and ... Read More »

Tánaiste hits out at criticism of Good Friday Agreement

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Mr. Coveney said that there was much interest in the U.S.in the implications for Ireland of Brexit , as well as the implications for the EU-US relationship. "A simultaneous referendum held in the Republic produced an even larger majority of 94.4 per cent in favour - today's Irish and British Govts remain absolutely committed to the GFA". Read More »

Barings LLC Acquires 81200 Shares of Marathon Oil Co. (MRO)

The stock increased 0.99% or $1.6 during the last trading session, reaching $162.66. About 3.30M shares traded. Marathon Petroleum (NYSE:MPC) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February 1st. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $7200 target. On Wednesday, December 20 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". The firm has "Sector Outperform" rating by Howard Weil given on Tuesday, December 15. Read More »

Time Warner Inc (TWX) Shares Sold by Ballentine Partners LLC

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Time Warner Inc ( NYSE TWX ) traded down $0.30 during trading on Tuesday, hitting $95.07. 586.69 million shares or 2.23% less from 600.08 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. More notable recent Time Warner Inc. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 9.1% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts predict that Time Warner Inc will post 7.56 EPS for the current fiscal year. Read More »

FBI admits it failed to act on tip on Florida school shooter

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The suspected gunman was later taken into custody in a neighbouring town. It is about an hours drive from Miami in southeast Florida . "That's going to be Marjory Stoneman Douglas in that textbook, and it's all going to be due to the tireless efforts of the school board, the faculty members, the family members and most importantly the students". Read More »

Shah Rukh Khan is humanoid Sophia's favorite actor

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On Monday evening, Shah Rukh Khan was present at the Magnetic Maharashtra event, held at BKC's MMRDA grounds in Mumbai , where he was in conversation with Arnab Goswami, producer Ritesh Sidhwani , Amazon Prime Video India head, Vijay Subramaniyam, Viacom Group Head, Sudhanshu Vats, and Lokmat Editorial MD, Rishi Darda. Read More »

'Black Widow' Catherine Nevin, Kildare woman who murdered husband, has died

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Mr Nevin, 55, was found shot dead in the kitchen of his pub in a staged robbery. The Black Widow maintained that the well-liked publican Tom had been targeted by a random intruder, despite her conviction. In September the notorious killer, 67, was granted full-time temporary release from prison. They have revealed that Catherine owns the plot in Barndarrig Cemetary in Wicklow where her husband is buried and that she is legally entitled to be buried alongside her husband. Read More »

Florida Republican's aide sacked after suggesting shooting survivors are actors

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In his note, Kelly suggested that Emma Gonzalez and David Hogg , students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, were actually "actors that travel to various crisis when they happen". Sen. Marco Rubio , R-Fla., stated that "Claiming some of the students on tv after #Parkland are actors is the work of a disgusting group of idiots with no sense of decency". Read More »

BJP MLA Lokendra Singh dies in road accident

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MLA Kalyan Singh Chouhan passed away at the GBH American Hospital in Udaipur after prolonged illness today. An official said that the Fortuner vehicle auto in which the legislator was travelling was at high speed. Lokendra Singh Chauhan is the member of the current and 16th Legislative assembly of the Uttar Pradesh assembly. Singh is survived by his wife and two sons. Read More »

Facebook ordered to stop tracking web users in Belgium

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Belgium's privacy watchdog initiated the case saying Facebook has broken privacy laws through the practice of placing cookies on third party websites to track the people's online habits. The California-based firm vowed to appeal the ruling amid increased efforts in Europe to boost privacy protections in a digital economy dominated by U.S. Read More »

BJP govt actively participating in corruption: Rahul

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi has wondered what made Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley keep a "deafening silence" on the issue of Rs.22,000 crore scam which has rocked public sector Punjab National Bank involving diamond merchant Nirav Modi. Read More »

North Korea cancelled meeting with Pence at Olympics

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But after Pence condemned North Korean human rights abuses and announced plans for new economic sanctions , "they walked away from a meeting or perhaps they were never honest about sitting down", Ayers said. South Korea's presidential Blue House said it had nothing to say on the matter. But after Pence condemned North Korean human rights abuses and announced plans for new economic sanctions, he said "they walked away from a meeting or perhaps they were never honest about sitting down". Read More »

Road rage incident in New Hampshire

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Montanez was charged with simple assault. The incident occurred Sunday morning near the Henri Bourque Highway just before noon, according to the Nashua Police Department, which described it as a "brief road rage" event. Less than two days later, Needham's video was shared thousands of times and viewed more than 185,000 times. At the next stop light, she claims he yelled that he was going to hit her, then intentionally backed into her. Read More »

Graeme Murty: Outstanding should be the new normal at Rangers

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Rangers have moved up to second place in the Scottish Premiership table off the back of that victory, benefiting from Aberdeen's 2-0 defeat away at Hibernian on Saturday afternoon. "We can get cleaner, we can get sharper, we can have a better understanding, we can be more ruthless, we can be more clinical". "I'm pleased with the win". Read More »

Driver removed from presidential motorcade after gun found in bag

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According to reporters at the scene, the incident took place about one hour before the President's motorcade left the Mar-a-Lago resort for Trump International Golf Club at 8:55 a.m. The driver, who's a contractor and not a White House employee, said he neglected to leave his personal weapon inside his vehicle before driving the van. Read More »

15-year-old Boy Scout rescued from cave

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Sunday. The York Advanced Technical Rescue team was later called for additional assistance, according to county dispatch. The cave is off the 500 block of Bridge Valley Road in Martic Township. It took about 45 minutes to transport the boy to the cave entrance after he was extricated, Williams said. His father was on the scene, but declined to speak to the media. Read More »

Pak court announces death sentence for Zainab's rapist

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Imran Ali, who was found guilty by the anti-terrorism court of raping and murdering seven-year-old Zainab, filed an appeal at Lahore High Court against his death sentence on Tuesday. He was arrested in January, two weeks after he raped and killed the 7-year-old girl and threw her body into a garbage dump in Kasur city, some 50 kilometres from Lahore . Read More »

Cricket could improve relations between India and Pakistan: Afridi

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More recently, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB ) has come into contract with Information Technology University (ITU) in which ITU will be assisting PCB in digitizing the management of cricket matches through the use of Insights, a dedicated software made specifically for this objective. Read More »

Florida legislators won't hear assault rifle ban bill, want officers in school

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Cruz was a former student and was expelled from the high school for disciplinary reasons. They looked on from the gallery as their lawmakers voted against considering the bill, according to Local10 News . Though it has been referred to three subcommittee or committee stops, it has not received a hearing in the Criminal Justice Subcommittee, where it must first be considered. Read More »

BAFTA Awards: Anti-Harassment Message Takes Center Stage

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But investment in the criminal justice system has only led to more survivors being arrested for domestic violence instead of the perpetrators abusing them. In the USA, research has found that similar policies to those proposed in the bill have led to an increase in the number of survivors arrested, especially black and minority ethnic and poorer survivors. Read More »

FBI missed signs on Florida shooting due to Russia probe

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He also assured association - which donated more than $30m (£21.4m) to his presidential campaign - that it now has "a true friend and champion in the White House". This isn't the first time Trump's children have gotten into hot water over conspiracy theories on Twitter . "I never said Russia did not meddle in the election, I said 'it may be Russia, or China or another country or group, or it may be a 400 pound genius sitting in bed and playing with his computer.' The line he quoted was ... Read More »

Florida School Shooting Unfolded Instantly On Social Media

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The Miami Herald reported that police from the Broward Sheriff's Office made sure students were safe on their journey down to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, and volunteers brought water and snacks. When a gunman killed 17 people at a Florida high school last week, youngsters around the globe watched the terrifying images and accounts unfold nearly in real time . Read More »

Stoneman Douglas JROTC cadets posthumously awarded Army Medals of Heroism

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The 15-year-old was in his uniform when he was shot trying to help his classmates. Wang's family requested that he be laid to rest in his JROTC uniform at his funeral service Tuesday, according to an Army spokesperson. The statement said the honor is given "in very rare instances for those candidates or potential candidates whose actions exemplified the tenets of Duty, Honor and Country". Read More »

Florida legislators reject motion on bill to ban assault rifles

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Some were accompanied by their parents. "This is not an issue that needs to recur". "But we're not going to stop". The meetings will be exactly one week after former Douglas High student Nikolas Cruz used an AR-15 assault rifle to kill 17 at the Parkland high school, the third worst school mass shooting in USA history. Read More »