Progressive groups launch ‘six-figure’ campaign to break up Facebook

- A collection of left-wing groups launched a movement Monday called Freedom From Facebook, which calls for the federal government to break up the social media giant. The groups -- the Content Creators Coalition, Demand Progress, the Open Markets Institute, Demand Progress, SumOfUs and MoveOn -- announced a "six-figure" digital advertising "offensive" to demand the [...]

2018-05-22T15:56:48+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|

Woman seen trying to escape from trunk at…..

Police in Virginia are investigating after a young woman was caught on surveillance video escaping from the trunk of a car before being forced back in by a group of four men. Around 9 p.m. on Sunday, Chesterfield County Police responded to a Walmart Supercenter after witnesses reported seeing what appeared to be an abduction. [...]

2018-05-22T01:52:19+00:00 May 22nd, 2018|

One dead, one hurt in shooting near h.s. graduation in Georgia

One woman died and another was wounded during an argument across the street from a graduation south of Atlanta, police said. The shooting occurred around 8:45 p.m. Friday across the street after graduation concluded for an alternative school, Perry Learning Center, at Clayton County Schools Performing Arts Center, WSB-TV reported. The incident occurred in the [...]

2018-05-20T13:02:08+00:00 May 20th, 2018|

Texas shooting: Student confesses; injury number up to

A 17-year-old confessed to aiming for people he didn't like at a Texas high school when he opened fire Friday, killing 10 people Friday, a court document shows. Suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, said to an investigator he spared people he liked to tell his story, and he acted alone, a probable cause affidavit says. Pagourtzis [...]

2018-05-20T12:58:44+00:00 May 20th, 2018|

Trump declares Hawaii a disaster zone

- President Donald Trump has declared Hawaii with volcanic eruptions since last week a disaster zone, as the Big Island braces for more volcanic eruption damage. The major disaster declaration clears the way for federal funding assistance after a series of earthquakes have shook the Big Island since May 3, sparking multiple eruptions of lava [...]

2018-05-14T02:53:08+00:00 May 14th, 2018|

Israel strikes ‘nearly all’ Iranian infrastructure in Syria

Israel and Iran reached the brink of full-scale war Thursday as the Islamic Republic's unprovoked rocket attack on soldiers in the Golan Heights gave way to an unprecedented Israeli counter-strike that targeted nearly all Iranian infrastructure inside Syria. The Israeli Defense Force said it deployed fighter jets and used missiles to strike a range of [...]

2018-05-10T14:11:01+00:00 May 10th, 2018|

Ex-CIA agent charged with spying for……

A former CIA officer has been charged for allegedly conspiring to commit espionage against the United States, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Jerry Chun Shing Lee, 53, was indicted by a federal grand jury on with one count of conspiracy to gather or deliver national defense information to aid a foreign government, and two counts [...]

2018-05-09T12:44:56+00:00 May 9th, 2018|

N.Y. Attorney General resigns amid…..

-- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman resigned Monday night after several women accused him of physical abuse in a report published by The New Yorker. In the article published on Monday, two women who were involved in romantic relationships with Schneiderman in recent years went on record to accuse New York's top prosecutor of [...]

2018-05-08T12:29:21+00:00 May 8th, 2018|

More than two dozen homes destroyed by lava from Hawaii …..

-- Seismic activity around Hawaii's Kilauea volcano increased Monday with additional fissures opening and at least 31 buildings destroyed by lava flow. There are at least 10 open fissure vents, all in the Leilani Estates subdivision of Puna on the eastern end of the big island of Hawaii. With varying intensity, they are emitting steam [...]

2018-05-07T13:10:42+00:00 May 7th, 2018|

Conn. Supreme Court vacates Kennedy cousin murder conviction

In a ruling Friday, the Connecticut Supreme Court decided to vacate the 2002 murder conviction of Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel. In a 4-3 decision, the judges wrote that Skakel's defense attorney, Michael Sherman, was inept enough to qualify as a violation of Skakel's right to a fair trial. Skakel, the nephew of Robert Kennedy widow [...]

2018-05-06T13:51:51+00:00 May 6th, 2018|