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VIRGINIA – Muslim girl found dead near mosque

VIRGINIA – Muslim girl found dead near mosque

VIRGINIA – Police in the US state of Virginia have found the remains believed to be of a 17-year-old Muslim girl who was assaulted near a mosque before disappearing. The teenager, identified as Nabra Hussein, was walking with friends when they got into a dispute with a driver in Herndon, police said. The man left […]

MINNESOTA – Officer acquitted of killing Philando Castile

MINNESOTA – Officer acquitted of killing Philando Castile

ST PAUL — A Minnesota police officer was acquitted of manslaughter Friday in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile, a black motorist whose girlfriend streamed the aftermath live on Facebook. Jeronimo Yanez was also cleared of two lesser charges in the July traffic stop in a St. Paul suburb. Jurors deliberated for about 29 hours […]

PENNSYLVANIA – Deadlocked

PENNSYLVANIA – Deadlocked

NORRISTOWN – A jury deliberating Bill Cosby’s sex assault trial has told the judge they are deadlocked on day four of their deliberations. But the judge has instructed the panel to return to continue trying to reach a verdict. If the seven men and five women cannot reach a unanimous decision a mistrial will be […]

VIRGINIA – Man shoots at Republicans during baseball practice

VIRGINIA – Man shoots at Republicans during baseball practice

ALEXANDRIA –– A man who had posted angry messages against President Donald Trump and other Republicans on social media opened fire on Republican lawmakers practicing for a charity baseball game on Wednesday, wounding a senior US House member and three other people. The gunman, a 66-year-old Illinois man, fired repeatedly at the men playing on a […]

WASHINGTON – Trump willing to testify under oath

WASHINGTON – Trump willing to testify under oath

WASHINGTON –– A defiant President Donald Trump said Friday he was willing to testify under oath about his conversations with fired FBI Director James Comey. “One hundred percent,” Trump said when asked about his willingness to deliver sworn testimony. He adamantly denied Comey’s claims that he asked him to end the FBI’s investigation into national security […]

PENNSYLVANIA – Cosby told police he gave accuser pills before ‘petting’

PENNSYLVANIA – Cosby told police he gave accuser pills before ‘petting’

NORRISTOWN –– Bill Cosby told authorities that he gave Andrea Constand allergy pills to help her relax before what he described as consensual “petting,” a police sergeant testified at the entertainer’s sexual assault trial on Thursday. In 2005, Richard Schaffer of the Cheltenham Township police, then a detective, interviewed Cosby as part of the initial investigation […]

WASHINGTON – Comey: Trump administration told lies

WASHINGTON – Comey: Trump administration told lies

WASHINGTON –– Ex-FBI chief James Comey told Congress that the Trump administration’s comments about him and the FBI were “lies plain and simple”. Comey told a Senate committee they were wrong to denigrate the agency and its leadership. He was also “confused” by the “shifting explanations” for his sacking, which came as he led a probe […]

According to Comey

According to Comey

WASHINGTON –– Ex-FBI chief James Comey will tell Congress on Thursday President Donald Trump wanted a “patronage relationship” and asked for his “loyalty”. According to his opening statement, Comey will also testify the president asked him to drop an inquiry into fired National Security Adviser Mike Flynn. Comey will back up the president’s assertion that the […]

MISSISSIPPI – Deadly shooting spree

MISSISSIPPI – Deadly shooting spree

BROOKHAVEN — A Mississippi deputy killed in a shooting rampage had worked in Christian ministry before going into law enforcement, and liked doing puppet shows to deliver uplifting messages to children. William Durr, 36, was responding to a domestic-violence call late Saturday when he was shot to death in Brookhaven, a south Mississippi city surrounded […]

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