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Boston 'Free Speech Rally' cut short as conservative activists leaves counterprotesters behind
Boston 'Free Speech Rally' cut short as conservative activists leaves counterprotesters behindConservative activists appeared to cut short a planned rally in Boston on Saturday as thousands of leftist counterprotests chanted anti-Nazi slogans and waved signs condemning white nationalism. The Boston Police Department announced on Twitter that the ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:00:00 GMT
Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors amid boycott threat; center is 'grateful'
Trump to skip Kennedy Center Honors amid boycott threat; center is 'grateful'President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump will skip the Kennedy Center Honors, one of the nation's highest-profile event honoring performing artists, after some awardees threatened to boycott a pre-ceremony reception at the White House.read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:36:00 GMT
6 Police Officers Shot in Florida and Pennsylvania, 1 Killed and 5 Wounded
6 Police Officers Shot in Florida and Pennsylvania, 1 Killed and 5 WoundedSix police officers were shot, one of them fatally, in three separate incidents in Florida and Pennsylvania late Friday, officials said. One officer was killed and another gravely injured in Kissimmee around 9:30 p.m., just south of the theme park hub of ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 09:49:00 GMT
9/11 victim fund granted contracts worth millions to official's law firm
9/11 victim fund granted contracts worth millions to official's law firmA firefighter breaks down after the World Trade Center buildings collapsed on September 11, 2001. Negotiations for contracts worth $3.6 million issued by the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund (VCF) were tainted by an apparent conflict of interest ...read more
Source: CBS News
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:08:00 GMT
Don't have a ticket to 'Hamilton' yet? It's going to cost you
Don't have a ticket to 'Hamilton' yet? It's going to cost you“Hamilton” holds the title of most expensive show ever at Pantages, and that’s for the authorized tickets sold directly through the theater and Ticketmaster. But those tickets are long gone, having sold out shortly after they went on sale in April.read more
Source: Los Angeles Times
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:37:00 GMT
What Trump's Increasing Isolation Could Mean For His Presidency
What Trump's Increasing Isolation Could Mean For His PresidencyThere is a telling photo that has gotten some attention in social media after Steve Bannon's exit as President Trump's chief strategist. (You can see it above.) It shows President Trump behind the desk in the Oval Office, surrounded by his top advisers ...read more
Source: NPR News
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 04:00:00 GMT
Amount Of Time You’re Wasting On Social Media, And What To Do Instead
Amount Of Time You’re Wasting On Social Media, And What To Do InsteadWe live in an age in which there are many social media and messaging apps, which leads us to spend too much time looking through posts and timelines. If you want to find out how much time you’re wasting away on social media, a new calculator now tells ...read more
Source: International Business Times
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 10:36:00 GMT
Cops nab man who allegedly left 27-year-old woman's decaying corpse in shopping cart outside Bronx bodega
Cops nab man who allegedly left 27-year-old woman's decaying corpse in shopping cart outside Bronx bodegaPolice have arrested a 57-year-old man they say left a woman’s rotting remains in a shopping cart on a Bronx street, officials said Friday. Investigators nabbed Darryl Orr after recovering surveillance footage that showed him leaving the cart on Walton Ave.read more
Source: New York Daily News
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 21:14:00 GMT
Six Flags Will Only Fly American Flags From Now On
Six Flags Will Only Fly American Flags From Now OnSix Flags amusement park in Texas announced it will only fly American flags following criticism that it served as a reminder of the Confederacy. Six Flags previously flew flags of Spain, France, Mexico, The Republic of Texas, the United States and the ...read more
Source: Time
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:08:00 GMT
Duke University Is Removing The Robert E. Lee Statue From Its Chapel
Duke University Is Removing The Robert E. Lee Statue From Its ChapelDuke University authorized the removal of a Gen. Robert E. Lee statue from the front of its chapel Saturday after students made very clear they don’t want the Confederate monument there anymore. Vincent Price, president of Duke University, said on the ...read more
Source: HuffPost
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 06:34:00 GMT
Wife and father of American killed in Barcelona open up about tragedy
Wife and father of American killed in Barcelona open up about tragedyAmerican citizen Jared Tucker was among the 13 victims killed in Thursday's vehicle-ramming attack in Barcelona, his family has confirmed. Tucker's wife, 40-year-old Heidi Tucker, told ABC News that the couple had been celebrating their first anniversary.read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:11:00 GMT
Pennsylvania teacher dies after 'laughing too hard' and falling off balcony in Mexico
Pennsylvania teacher dies after 'laughing too hard' and falling off balcony in MexicoA Pennsylvania school teacher vacationing in Mexico died Monday when she fell off a roof-top balcony -- because she was laughing too hard. Sharon Regoli Ciferno, 50, a teacher at Charles A. Huston Middle School in western Pennsylvania, was with her ...read more
Source: FOX News
Published on Fri, 18 Aug 2017 11:04:00 GMT
Man Smuggled 13 Pounds of Meth From Mexico Using a Drone
Man Smuggled 13 Pounds of Meth From Mexico Using a DroneSAN DIEGO — A 25-year-old U.S. citizen has been charged with using a drone to smuggle more than 13 pounds of methamphetamine from Mexico by drone, an unusually large seizure for what is still a novel technique to bring illegal drugs into the United ...read more
Source: NBC News
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 08:15:00 GMT
6 police officers shot in 3 US cities Friday night, 1 dead and 1 in 'grave critical condition'
6 police officers shot in 3 US cities Friday night, 1 dead and 1 in 'grave critical condition'One policeman has died after six law enforcement officers were shot in three different U.S. cities on Friday night, their respective agencies have confirmed. In central Florida, two officers with the Kissimmee Police Department were shot, according to ...read more
Source: ABC News
Published on Sat, 19 Aug 2017 07:38:00 GMT