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Gov. Abbott pledges to send 1400 troops to Texas-Mexico border

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In coordination with the Department of Homeland Security, 762 Texas National Guard troops have been deployed and are now stationed at the U.S. -Mexico border. States can decide to allocate additional National Guard troops as time goes on. Federal law, notably the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878, sharply limits military involvement in civilian law enforcement, creating a supporting role for Guard members. Read More »

Items belonging to missing family found in river amid search for bodies

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Police acknowledged their automotive as a maroon or burgundy 2016 Honda Pilot with license plates 7MMX138. High water levels have thwarted search and rescue operations. The family didn't arrive for a scheduled stopover at a relative's house in San Jose April 6. The family was last heard from in the town of Klamath, Del Norte County, on April 5. Read More »

Man sentenced to life plus 37 years in shooting of deputy

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Lakeith Smith was convicted of killing his friend A'Donte Washington on Friday - however Washington was in fact killed by a police officer. The charge of sexual misconduct with a minor was dropped in the plea deal. District Attorney C.J. Robinson said: "We are very pleased with this sentence". Jennifer Holton, representing Smith told the court: "The officer shot A'Donte, not Lakeith Smith". Read More »

Federal Judge in LA Strikes Down Trump's Plan to Punish Sanctuary Cities

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District Judge Manuel Real created a nationwide precedent that prevents the Justice Department from tying local immigration enforcement policies to the Community Oriented Policing Services grant. The publication added that funding instead came from private donors and local public funds.The city cannot retroactively seek money, which the federal judge said could put them at a disadvantage in the future. Read More »

Haley: No One is Buying Russia's Lies and Cover-Ups

Russia's foreign minister claimed the suspected attack was staged by a country with an anti-Russia agenda. At the same time, Haley said that the USA estimates that the Syrian government led by President Bashar Assad "has used chemical weapons in the Syrian war at least 50 times". Read More »

Maryland Man Found Dead in Jail Cell

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Fernando Asturizaga was considered a person of interest in the disappearance and murder of Alison Thresher, 45. Police said the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is investigating Asturizaga's death. Police said Alison Thresher had suspicions about an inappropriate relationship between the teacher and her daughter and confronted Asturizaga about them in the months before she went missing in May 2000. Read More »

READ: DOJ IG Releases Report On Ex-Deputy FBI Director McCabe

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President Trump, battling a never-ending storm of scandals, went after one of his favorite targets Friday, blasting ex-FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe as a liar and a thief. In his response to McCabe's firing, the president appeared to confirm this charge. "LIED! LIED!" Adding that McCabe was "totally controlled" by former FBI Director James Comey , he noted that "McCabe is Comey!" And McCabe misled other investigators in a similar fashion. Read More »

Conn. sub teacher arrested for holding after school 'fight club'

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But he said teacher pay is a local problem. Even after the House adjourned on Thursday and was set to enter its three-day weekend, teachers remained at the Capitol, meeting with any lawmaker whose door was open. She's a member of the American Federation of Teachers. Millcreek Education Association president Jon Cacchione says he supports the decision to arm teachers with bats, which will be locked up in each classroom. Read More »

Ecuador president says journalists likely killed

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With the deadline looming, Moreno was huddled in crisis talks with his cabinet as a top-level delegation was flying over from Bogota, led by Colombian Defense Minister Luis Carlos Villegas who was accompanied by top military and police officials. Read More »

Cosby's chief accuser 'seeking justice' in sex trial

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The defense says she set him up to score a big payday. Asked how Cosby was holding up, Wyatt said, "Mr. Cosby's great". Cosby's first trial in Norristown, a Philadelphia suburb, ended in a hung jury in June a year ago, with a sequestered panel hopelessly deadlocked after six days of testimony and 52 hours of deliberations. Read More »

Electric Volvo truck makes Euro debut

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Since the new truck produces no odors, like its diesel competitors, and no noise, the FL is ideal for city duty, according to Volvo . They can be used in indoor terminals and environmental zones. Volvo Trucks believes it's essential to take a holistic view of electrification of the transport sector to handle the ongoing challenges in areas such as electricity generation and batteries. Read More »

Paul Ryan backs McCarthy, not Scalise, for House speaker

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Ryan said on Wednesday that he would not seek re-election in November, dealing a blow to fellow Republicans and President Donald Trump before the congressional elections. "One of the reasons why I was comfortable making this decision was because we have a very capable leadership team". McCarthy still has to win the support of the conference and endure a months-long race for the speaker's gavel. Read More »

Police Chase Leads to 1 Man Caught, 1 At Large Near Airport

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Weber Street. The suspects were then involved in a hit-and-run accident and chase with police. One of the suspects was arrested and suffered minor injuries. Extra security has been put in place at the airport, Black said. That person is now in custody. Police and SWAT spent several hours searching for a second suspect following witness accounts that prompted school lockouts in the area. Read More »

KCR meets Deve Gowda; discuss proposed front

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Rao who met JDU Pitamaha Deve Gowda at Bangalore in connection with his Vision of a non congress and non bjp front to face the 2019 elections says Prime Minister Modi indifferently watched from Delhi as Telangana and AP fought over Krishna and Godavari water share. Read More »

Brothers skip school for baseball, run into principal at game

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Don't tell Principal Versluis". "I saw him and I was kind of ducking down", Versluis said with a laugh during a cell phone call from inside Wrigley Field . Naturally, Tucker won't be in trouble for missing school. "I haven't missed a day in six years", he told the Sun Times. He's a great kid. Versluis said he found the sign humorous, and when he approached Speckman, the student said he wasn't nervous at all. Read More »

Court rules Exxon must provide documents in climate probe

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During oral arguments in December, an attorney for the oil giant claimed it did not sell gasoline in MA and said that individual franchises, not Exxon, are responsible for local advertising. "We conclude that there is personal jurisdiction over Exxon with respect to the Attorney General's investigation, and that the judge did not abuse her discretion in denying Exxon's requests to set aside the C.I.D., disqualify the Attorney General, and issue a stay". Read More »

MDMK chief Vaiko's nephew attempts self-immolation over Cauvery issue, suffers 80% burns

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It was later found that he poured kerosene all over him and set himself ablaze over the Cauvery river water sharing issue. He has sustained 80% burns, as per reports . He raised slogans demanding the constitution of the CMB while setting himself on fire. Dharmalingam had written on the wall of his house that he strongly opposed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Tamil Nadu and urged the Central government to constitute the Cauvery Management Board . Read More »

Mike Pompeo Begins Congressional Hearings; Trump's Maybe Syrian War?

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He lamented the "demoralizing" vacancies at the top echelons of the department during Tillerson's brief tenure and said he planned to fill those vacancies. If confirmed by the Senate, Pompeo said he would bolster the Iran nuclear deal, adding that fixing the 2015 agreement is in the US' best interest. Pompeo, who is now director of the Central Intelligence Agency, was nominated by US President Donald Trump to replace former US secretary of state Rex Tillerson, who was sacked by Trump ... Read More »

Parents charged after their six-year-old daughter was

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Steven Pladl was found dead inside the van with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Knightdale Police Chief Lawrence Capps said the infant's death is being treated as a homicide, and he confirmed it was related to crimes that occurred in New Milford, Conn ., and Dover, N.Y., on Thursday. Read More »

National Weather Service issues Tornado Watch for much of the Ozarks

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A Tornado Watch is now in effect for much of the KQ2 viewing area. A Tornado Watch is in effect until 10 p.m. for Angelina, Nacogdoches, Sabine, San Augustine, Cherokee, Rusk, Shelby and all Texas counties northward. We should see strong to severe storms race through East Texas during the rest of the day today with the stronger storms expected once they arrive in our area. Read More »

Explosion Kills Five During Football Match In Somalia

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Five people were killed after a bomb exploded during an afternoon local football match in the south-western Somali town of Barawe yesterday, Garowe Online reported. For the first time, the Somali government has rewarded a former member of Islamist militant group Al-Shabab after he defected from the group in January this year. Read More »

NSA Ajit Doval In Shanghai, Holds Talks With Politburo Member Yang Jiechi

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Ajit Doval and Yang Jiechi are the top bureaucrats of India and China respectively who are credited with having devised a way out of the military standoff between the two countries in the Doklam plateau a year ago. A series of high-level interactions are lined up before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed visit for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit in June. Read More »

DOJ inspector general report cites FBI's McCabe for misconduct

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McCabe were unjustified", Bromwich said. The newspaper article delved into a dispute between FBI and Justice Department officials over how to proceed in an investigation into the financial dealings of the Clinton family's foundation. "W$3 e concluded that McCabe's decision to confirm the existence of the CF Investigation through an anonymously sourced quote, recounting the content of a phone call with a senior Department official in a manner created to advance his personal interests at the ... Read More »

Rabri returns security from residence

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Lalu is now away in judicial custody after his conviction in fodder scam cases by a court in Ranchi in December a year ago. "The CM directed the state home department to reinstall the security personnel deployed at Devi's residence". Rabri Devi told the media that she was happy and looked forward to working for her party and the people of Bihar. "But if anything untoward happens to any member of my family, the state government shall be held responsible". Read More »

Pregnant woman and her brother assaulted in Luton

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She opened her business in 2012 with the goal of turning her lifelong passion for cooking into an income that could support her family. Around the same time, Snipes met a man online while playing the video game League of Legends who she quickly connected with. Read More »

Fight to Replace Ryan Could Blow Up Budget Deal

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Ryan's decision to abruptly throw in the towel, just six months before the midterms, is likely to only further Trump's control of the party. "I'm grateful to the president", Ryan, R-Wis., said four times in two minutes, with slight grammatical variations, in a news conference Wednesday at the U.S. Read More »

Found items confirm van plunged into Eel River

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Items found in the Eel River in Mendocino County this week confirm that a vehicle seen going into the river last week was a Honda belonging to a vacationing Southern California family that disappeared Friday, Mendocino County sheriff's officials said Thursday afternoon. Read More »

Italy's president appeals to warring parties after government talks fail

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Talks on how to end Italy's government crisis "have made no progress", President Sergio Mattarella said Friday, after two days of talks with political leaders. However, Mattarella has other options other than new elections at his disposal, including a third round of consultations or giving an "exploratory mandate" to an individual within the parliament who could try to gain consensus from the squabbling parties. Read More »

Paul Bernardo, convicted schoolgirl killer, in court on weapon charge

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According to court documents, Bernardo was found with a homemade shank composed of a screw and a pen for a handle, allegedly for the goal of committing an offence. Paul Bernardo has just been charged with a new crime, even though he's literally sitting in jail. "The whole process has been really tearing them apart", Danson said. Read More »