• Police officer in Ballwin, Mo., shot during traffic stop
Police officer in Ballwin, Mo., shot during traffic stop

Authorities say the shooting happened earlier Friday after Ballwin officer, who has not been identified, stopped Taylor, who is black, for speeding. Police in Georgia identified the man who they say shot at a Roswell police officer as 21-year-old Victor Alonzo Majia Nunez.

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  • Half a million hoverboards recalled by U.S. regulator
Half a million hoverboards recalled by U.S. regulator

Depending on the model, hoverboard owners could get a refund if they send their board back. The CPSC is recalling the product due to the lithium-ion battery pack it uses, which can overheat pretty easily and can explode or randomly catch fire.

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  • Trump entertains idea of not serving as president if he wins election
Trump entertains idea of not serving as president if he wins election

Flake responded in kind, tweaking Trump for his attack on Sen. Tennessee Sen. Bob Corker and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich both appeared at rallies with Trump this week. Trump said he would win also in IL, the home state of a third Republican critic, Senator Mark Kirk , who is in a tight re-election race and recently withdrew his e...

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  • Code Switch On: Dallas, Philando Castile And Alton Sterling
Code Switch On: Dallas, Philando Castile And Alton Sterling

John Bel Edwards vowed to focus on the "training, re-training and supervision" of law enforcement officers in the state. "This is what lynchings look like in 2016!" Then, on Wednesday, Philando Castile was shot multiple times by a police officer during a traffic stop in Falcon Heights, Minnesota as he was reaching for his license and registrati...

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  • U.S. election: 'I like waterboarding a lot' - Donald Trump
U.S. election: 'I like waterboarding a lot' - Donald Trump

During the OH speech Tuesday, Trump also denounced the Trans-Pacific Partnership and compared it to rape. Trump also took fire for his positions on trade from Democrats. The Trump campaign did not immediately respond to a request for comment. As to whether an American president can unilaterally withdraw from a treaty without Congress being ...

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  • Bomb making material found in Dallas suspect's home
Bomb making material found in Dallas suspect's home

Breul said the last major ambush targeting police occurred at a coffee shop in Lakewood, Wash. on November 29, 2009, when a gunman walked in and opened fire on four city police officers working on their laptop computers preparing for their work shifts.

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  • Dallas suspect amassed personal arsenal at suburban home
Dallas suspect amassed personal arsenal at suburban home

Robotics expert Peter W. Singer, of the New America Foundation, said the killing marked the first instance of which he's aware of in which police have used a robot to lethal effect. Johnson's specific role in the attack was unclear. Anyone involved in these senseless murders will be held fully accountable. The Pocatello police department mourns f...

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  • Georgia officer ambush stuns friends of suspect
Georgia officer ambush stuns friends of suspect

The gunman who shot at cars on a Tennessee highway on Thursday morning was "troubled" by police shootings of African-Americans, and may have been targeting officers, the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said Friday afternoon. Hancock is in stable condition. Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress says the officer also was wounded, but both men a...

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  • President Obama Condemns 'Vicious, Calculated' Attack on Dallas Police
President Obama Condemns 'Vicious, Calculated' Attack on Dallas Police

The president's message was delivered at long distance as he traveled overseas for talks with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and European Union leaders. Addressing the shooting from the Justice Department in Washington on Friday, Lynch said, "We must take a hard look at the ease with which wrongdoers can get their hands on deadly weapons and th...

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  • Iowa senator endorses Pence as Trump's VP after withdrawing her name
Iowa senator endorses Pence as Trump's VP after withdrawing her name

Corker had been an advocate for Trump , lending his expertise of foreign policy as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, all while he was hammered by his likely opponent, Democrat Hillary Clinton, as unprepared to be commander-in-chief.

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  • The original Lois Lane, Noel Neill has died at 95 0
The original Lois Lane, Noel Neill has died at 95 0

Neill was born in Minneapolis in 1920, and ironically had plans to become a journalist, like her father, who was editor of a Minneapolis newspaper. Although Neill had dozen of film and television credits, it was her role as Lois Lane that made her famous.

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  • Bill Nye visits new Noah's ark attraction he criticized
Bill Nye visits new Noah's ark attraction he criticized

Perhaps the biggest opponent of the ark's educational slant is national treasure Bill Nye the Science Guy, who agreed to a debate about evolution with the ark's creator, Ken Ham, back in 2014. The long-awaited theme park based on the story. In another boost, a U.S. federal judge recently said the religious project could receive sales tax incent...

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  • Wendy's announces more details in card hack; 9 NC locations affected
Wendy's announces more details in card hack; 9 NC locations affected

Ohio-based burger chain Wendy's confirmed this week that its credit card system was hacked, impacting 1,025 locations across the USA including multiple restaurants in the metro Detroit area. Company officials said the breach may have impacted customers at more than a thousand locations - which is equal to about 20 percent of the company's US...

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  • Rodon struggles as White Sox lose 9-0 to Yankees
Rodon struggles as White Sox lose 9-0 to Yankees

Tanaka fired a ideal third, part of a run in which he retired 12 out of 13 White Sox hitters. It came together on this night at least, contributing to a 9-0 victory over the White Sox in front of 20,773 at U.S. After Sabathia stranded two in the bottom of the first, Headley gave the lefthander a lead in the second. Michael Pineda starts for the ...

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  • Trump Mentions Police-Involved Shootings in Statement About Dallas
Trump Mentions Police-Involved Shootings in Statement About Dallas

Sterling, which were recorded in graphic videos that lit up social media and reignited outrage and debate over the treatment of black men by white police officers. On MSNBC, she called for "a national conversation" and discussed the use of lethal force by police. "In my first budget, I will commit $1 billion to find and fund the best training pro...

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  • House Speaker Ryan: all options on table over Democrats' gun sit
House Speaker Ryan: all options on table over Democrats' gun sit

On the floor, California Rep. Mike Thompson, chairman of the House Democrats' task force on gun violence, said: "What is the majority so afraid of?" The display was a continuation of a demonstration that began Thursday morning, when several Democrats held up similar pictures of victims as Rep.

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  • Details emerge on veteran linked to Dallas sniper shootings
Details emerge on veteran linked to Dallas sniper shootings

Chief among them: Was anyone else involved in the shootings , which began Thursday night during a protest against police violence and left parts of downtown Dallas under siege for hours? Earlier, a Dallas police spokesperson told Mashable , by way of explanation, that the tweet would remain online, "because we're keeping it on there".

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  • Obama makes NYC bar national monument to gay rights
Obama makes NYC bar national monument to gay rights

The riots were seen as an inflection point in the LGBT community as protests spread to cities across the country. A literal landmark of the gay rights movement, Stonewall has become a place to gather in celebration of progress-but also a place to mourn lives lost due to intolerance, and demand further change.

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  • Doug LaMalfa says he'll work to get Trump elected
Doug LaMalfa says he'll work to get Trump elected

Trump also lampooned Sens. Payne's decision is expected next week. The delegate, Carroll Correll Jr. of Winchester, Virginia, argues in a lawsuit that being forced to vote against his conscience is a violation of his constitutional rights .

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  • Obama to visit Dallas next week as city mourns police
Obama to visit Dallas next week as city mourns police

Obama also said he had spoken with Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings and pledged "whatever assistance they may need as they deal with this tremendous tragedy". "What we do know is that there has been a vicious, calculated and despicable attack on law enforcement", Obama said in a brief statement to reporters.

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