• US Supreme Court overturns ex-Virginia governor's conviction
US Supreme Court overturns ex-Virginia governor's conviction

McDonnell said actions he took for Williams were routine courtesies, not official action. A jury in September 2014 found McDonnell and his wife, Maureen , guilty of public corruption. Zeigler says the ruling will likely not affect the conviction of former House Speaker Mike Hubbard , who was convicted on ethics violations under state laws.

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  • Tornadoes damage homes, knock out power in central Minnesota
Tornadoes damage homes, knock out power in central Minnesota

The tornadoes hit the central part of the state Monday night, uprooting trees and damaging homes in the towns of Watkins and Litchfield. Cruze says the storm damaged a couple of trailer homes, and he says two other homes will be a total loss.

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  • Second black man in 24 hours shot by US police
Second black man in 24 hours shot by US police

She added: "The last thing we need is to fuel anger with more hate or violence, especially toward the many incredible police officers who risk their lives every single day to protect our families and communities". "Because you are the epitome of what a public servant is all about". The singer also projected dozens of victims' names on a giant scr...

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  • Berrien County courthouse shooting suspect, victims identified
Berrien County courthouse shooting suspect, victims identified

Joe Zangaro, 61, and retired Benton Township police Sgt Ron Kienzle, 63. "An inmate was trying to be moved from a cell by a deputy and a bailiff ", Bailey said, when a fight occurred in the corridor between the holding cell and the courtroom.

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  • Amazon Echo and Other Amazon Devices Sell Fast on Prime Day 2016
Amazon Echo and Other Amazon Devices Sell Fast on Prime Day 2016

Pasta sauce costs ¥340 or $3.31. There will be around 100,000 deals across the Amazon world as the event is also running in the USA, Austria, Spain, Japan, Italy, Canada, Belgium, and France. While it was the biggest global sales day for the company up to that date, some shoppers were less than satisfied. To keep yourself updated on the latest ...

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  • Dallas suspect scrawled letters in blood at parking garage
Dallas suspect scrawled letters in blood at parking garage

It was enough, Brown said, to have "devastating effects on our city". Brown said Johnson was apparently shot and wounded while running to refuge. "There was quite a bit of rambling in the journal that's hard to decipher". Nine other officers and two civilians were wounded by Micah Xavier Johnson with an assault rifle before he, too, was killed by...

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  • Clinton and Sanders set to appear together in New Hampshire
Clinton and Sanders set to appear together in New Hampshire

Clinton too is shrinking her pool of possible vice-presidents, with senator Elizabeth Warren, senator Tim Kaine - with whom she campaigns on Thursday in Virginia - President Barack Obama's cabinet secretaries Tom Perez and Julian Castro, and congressman Xavier Becerra believed to be on her short-list.

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  • Senate passes GMO labelling bill; next it goes to the House
Senate passes GMO labelling bill; next it goes to the House

While many industry groups, including the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) and the American Soybean Association, have welcomed the flexible and relatively non-invasive labeling options, anti-GMO consumer groups say it will prevent transparency on food labels.

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  • Courthouse shootout in MI leaves gunman and two bailiffs dead
Courthouse shootout in MI leaves gunman and two bailiffs dead

Jessica Gordon said they divorced earlier this year but he remained close with his 6-year-old daughter. The incident occurred just days after five Dallas police officers were killed by a sniper, and amid a wave of violence and threats against law enforcement officers around the country.

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  • Trump calls for end of violence against cops
Trump calls for end of violence against cops

In an interview, Trump said he is still weighing vice presidential choices and he will make a final decision by week's end. "So we have to pick a direction, and that direction is going to be the Republican direction". College-educated Republicans like Devers are less often heard from in campaign accounts than the white working-class voters whom T...

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  • After Margaret Thatcher, UK to get next female PM- Theresa May
After Margaret Thatcher, UK to get next female PM- Theresa May

Within minutes of Mrs May's only rival, Andrea Leadsom, withdrawing from the race to be Conservative party leader - and so PM - Labour's election co-ordinator, Jon Trickett said: 'It now looks likely that we are about to have the coronation of a new Conservative Prime Minister.

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  • Hillary Clinton Joined by Joe Biden To Address Sterling, Castile Shootings
Hillary Clinton Joined by Joe Biden To Address Sterling, Castile Shootings

We will pull through these tragedies."Clinton was scheduled to appear with Joe Biden on Friday at a rally and a fundraiser". Dallas Police Chief David O. Meanwhile, police briefly ordered a lockdown of the U.S. Capitol because of police activity on Friday, and a Senate aide said officers were searching for a woman who may have a weapon in a basem...

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  • Hillary Clinton campaign says Sanders to join her at Tuesday rally
Hillary Clinton campaign says Sanders to join her at Tuesday rally

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will be joined by Democratic rival and Senator Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally Tuesday in the Northeastern city of Portsmouth, New Hampshire. "This is a platform clearly influenced by Bernie Sanders ", said James Zogby, the president of the Arab American Institute and a Sanders appoint...

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  • Lynch to face questions on policing, Clinton investigation
Lynch to face questions on policing, Clinton investigation

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz and House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte said the presumed Democratic presidential nominee's sworn testimony does not match up with the evidence collected by the FBI pertaining to the use of her private email server - warranting an investigation by the Department...

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  • Forecast calls for sunny, dry weather rest of week
Forecast calls for sunny, dry weather rest of week

Next week rain chances will increase towards Wednesday and Thursday . Hot and humid conditions will return Tuesday and last through the work week with increasing chances of showers and thunderstorms Wednesday night through Friday , the service says.

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  • NFL Defensive Guru Buddy Ryan Dies
NFL Defensive Guru Buddy Ryan Dies

The foundation for the vaunted "46" was laid when Ryan was an assistant under Weeb Ewbank with the New York Jets. And you can never say how much you appreciate it. Neither did his fierce defenses that won two Super Bowls. In 1989, Jimmy Johnson , the head coach of the Dallas Cowboys at the time, accused Ryan of placing a "bounty" on two of his pl...

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  • Two bailiffs, suspect dead in MI courthouse shooting
Two bailiffs, suspect dead in MI courthouse shooting

The shootings of the bailiffs and the deputy came four days after four Dallas police officers and one Dallas transit police officer were killed by a sniper who claimed to be motivated by police use of lethal force against African-Americans.

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  • Hundreds arrested in protests over shootings by police
Hundreds arrested in protests over shootings by police

Organizer Cicely Belle Blain says there is a difference between living as a black person in Canada versus the US. So when I heard about the deaths and injuries of officers in the U.S., I felt conflicted about publicly expressing my sorrow, sorrowful though I felt inside.

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  • Victims who can't trust police tell world instead
Victims who can't trust police tell world instead

And Beyonce urged her fans to contact politicians to "demand" changes, sharing a link to ContactingtheCongress.org, the Louisiana State Legislature website for those wishing to "protest for Alton Sterling", and the Minnesota State Legislature website for those wanting to "voice protest for Philando Castile".

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  • Criminals luring robbery victims using Pokemon Go
Criminals luring robbery victims using Pokemon Go

The app also allows the phone camera to function once a Pokemon is discovered; giving the user the option of taking a picture of the characters they collect in an actual setting. Players search the area around them for the virtual Pokemon characters, then capture them. Police departments around the country, including here in New England, have war...

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