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Los Angeles police, not hostage-taker, killed Trader Joe’s manager (VIDEO)

A Trader Joe’s employee who died in a shootout on Saturday during a tense hostage situation at a grocery store in Los Angeles, was actually shot by a police officer, LAPD confirmed Tuesday. After piecing together the timeline of the tragic events that culminated in a hostage situation at Trader Joe’s in the Silver Lake district, Los Angeles Police Chief ...

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Man’s Facebook rant about ex pops up on her feed, court rules it violated restraining order

Unintended communication through social media may amount to a violation of a restraining order and does not get First Amendment protection, Maine’s Supreme Court has ruled, in an appeal case. Richard Heffron III, 39, of Bath, Maine, was convicted last year for violating a protection order arising from abuse. He did so by posting messages on his Facebook page about ...

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US man captured in Syria charged with aiding ISIS

A man from Michigan, recently transferred into US custody after being captured by US-backed militias in Northern Syria, has been charged with providing material support to the terrorist group Islamic State. The indictment, dated July 19, alleges that US-born Ibraheem Musaibli, 28, “knowingly provided and attempted to provide material support to ISIS [later known as Islamic State, or IS] in ...

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But Putin said otherwise: #Resistance embraces Russian president to counter Trump

The very same people who roasted President Donald Trump for rejecting evidence-free claims of Russian meddling in US elections are now demanding evidence for his claim Moscow will favor Democrats in November midterms. “I’m very concerned that Russia will be fighting very hard to have an impact on the upcoming Election. Based on the fact that no President has been ...

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Blame Wikipedia: ‘Dead’ Senator Hatch trolls Google over solid ‘fact-checking’

Senator Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) would like Google to know that reports of his death have been greatly exaggerated. The search engine showed that Hatch had died in 2017, apparently based on a bad Wikipedia edit left unchecked. “Hi Google? We might need to talk,” Hatch’s office tweeted on Monday night, with a screenshot of the search listing the senator as ...

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Singer Demi Lovato rushed to LA hospital for ‘heroin overdose’ – reports

Singer and actress Demi Lovato was rushed to a hospital in Los Angeles, California, for an apparent heroin overdose, TMZ reported, citing unnamed law enforcement sources. Lovato has struggled with substance abuse in the past. Lovato, the 25-year-old award-winning pop artist, was found at her Hollywood Hills home just before noon local time on Tuesday (2000 GMT) and rushed to ...

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Climate change events linked to higher rates of suicide – study

A new study has drawn a link between hotter-than-average weather and a rise in suicide rates. Experts believe the findings are particularly alarming, as climate change threatens even more extreme weather events in the future. The study, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, looked at rates of suicide across the US and Mexico over several decades and found that ...

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Graham, Menendez team up for bipartisan anti-Russia bill

Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Bob Menendez (D-New Jersey) are working on a draft law that would impose sanctions on Russian sovereign debt and demand Senate approval for US quitting NATO, among other things. The two senators announced on Tuesday they will be introducing the new sanctions law “to ensure the maximum impact on the Kremlin’s campaign against our ...

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Clinton on Life Alert?

Hillary Clinton’s health was again the subject of Twitter speculation, after she appeared at a festival last weekend wearing a necklace that looked suspiciously like a ‘Life Alert’ panic button. Clinton was appearing at OZY Festival, a weekend event of music, food, political discussion and liberal ‘comedy’ in New York’s Central Park. As well as rocking a Homer Simpson-style Hawaiian ...

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‘Lock her up!’ US attorney general Jeff Sessions laughs as students chant anti-Clinton slogan

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions seemed to join in as conservative teenagers chanted the former Trump campaign anti-Hillary Clinton slogan “Lock her up” at a high school student event in Washington on Tuesday. Sessions was delivering remarks promoting free speech and conservative values at Turning Point USA’s High School Leadership Summit at George Washington University. During his speech, he criticized ...

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