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Ardit Ferizi, hacker who aided Islamic State, sentenced for helping terror group with 'kill list'

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 17:27:13 -0400

A 20-year-old computer science student from Kosovo described by the Justice Department as "the first terrorist hacker convicted in the United States" was sentenced Friday to two decades in prison for providing the Islamic State with a "kill list" containing the personal information of roughly 1,300 U.S. military members and ...




Charlotte to release body and dash camera video of shooting

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 16:35:28 -0400

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Charlotte's police chief announced Saturday that he would release body and dashboard camera footage of the shooting of a black man after several days of demonstrations that have coalesced around demands that the public see the video.

Chief Kerr Putney said at a news conference that ...




Charles "Butch" Troyer, cop who thwarted 1974 hijacking, dies after struggle with Parkinson's

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 15:37:23 -0400

The retired Maryland police officer who helped stop a hijacker from carrying out an 1974 assassination attempt on Richard Nixon died this week, a local newspaper reported Friday.

Charles "Butch" Troyer passed away peacefully on Thursday at the age of 72, the Annapolis Capital reported. He had been diagnosed with ...




Sidney Zelaya Gonzalez, Virginia woman, dies after falling from mattress atop moving cargo van

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 14:10:20 -0400

A Virginia woman died Friday morning after falling off the top of a Chevrolet cargo van where she had been attempting to secure a king-size mattress as the vehicle traveled through Prince William County, police said.

Authorities pronounced 20-year-old Culpeper resident Sidney Zelaya Gonzalez dead at the scene upon responding ...




David Duke vows to keep protesters from removing Andrew Jackson monument from New Orleans square

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 13:27:15 -0400

David Duke, the former Klansman who later served as a Republican representative in the Louisiana state legislature, said he'll be in downtown New Orleans on Saturday to prevent protesters from removing a statue of President Andrew Jackson.

Mr. Duke, a current candidate for U.S. Senate, plans to participate in a ...




President Obama dedicates new African-American museum, cites protests against police shootings

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:51:53 -0400

President Obama dedicated the National Museum of African American History and Culture on Saturday morning with celebrities and thousands of others, calling it a monument to the patriotism of black citizens that should help white Americans understand current protests over police shootings of minorities.

Mr. Obama expressed hope that the ...




Obama used pseudonym in emails with Hillary Clinton: FBI

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 12:18:44 -0400

President Obama emailed Hillary Clinton using a pseudonym while she served as his secretary of state, according to FBI documents released Friday.

The president's previously unreported use of a pen name is referenced in notes from federal investigators' April 5, 2016 interview with Huma Abedin, one of Mrs. Clinton's closest ...




Yellowstone wildfire season called one of worst in decades

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 11:48:34 -0400

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — The wildfire season this summer in Yellowstone is being called the worst in decades.

A larger percentage of Yellowstone National Park burned this summer than in any year since 1988. The wildfire season of 2003 was also one of the worst in terms of drought and ...




Five dead from mall shooting in Washington state, gunman still at large

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 10:42:13 -0400

A gunman was still at large early Saturday after opening fire the night before inside a Washington State shopping mall, killing five.

Police initially reported that four women were found dead upon responding to reports of a shooting around 7 p.m. local time Friday night inside a Macy's department store ...




New African-American history museum took a decade in build

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 09:05:54 -0400

WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Museum of African American History and Culture opening this weekend in Washington took more than a decade to build. A look at some of the key milestones in its construction:

Dec. 16, 2003

President George W. Bush signs legislation creating the museum. Early on, it ...




Charlotte has 4th night of protest over police shooting

Sat, 24 Sep 2016 03:23:46 -0400

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Demonstrators carried signs, chanted and marched in a peaceful protest hours after the family of a black man shot by police released video showing the events leading up to his death.

Friday's march through Charlotte's business district was the fourth night of demonstrations over the shooting ...




Colorado voter fraud revealed: Slew of ballots cast by the dead spark investigation

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:51:29 -0400

A CBS affiliate's evidence of voter fraud in Colorado has sparked an immediate investigation by Secretary of State Wayne Williams.

Election sleuthing by Brian Maass of KCNC-TV in Denver exposed multiple instances in recent years where dead Coloradans were still voting. A dead World War II veteran named John Grosso ...




Trump Hotel Collection agrees to $50k settlement after multiple data breaches

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 16:36:41 -0400

Donald Trump's luxury hotel chain has agreed to pay $50,000 in penalties after failing to timely notify customers that two separate data breaches compromised more than 70,000 credit card numbers and other personal data, the New York Attorney General's Office announced Friday. 

The Trump Hotel Collection will also adopt new ...




Armed woman repels 3 during home invasion; 1 killed

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 15:14:33 -0400

A Georgia woman exercised her Second Amendment rights early Friday morning and repelled three armed home invaders, killing one.

Surveillance video from a Gwinnett County home just outside Atlanta shows a woman charging forward at three men who just broken into the house at about 4 a.m., authorities said. The ...




Democrats ask for answers, data breach laws after massive Yahoo hack

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:25:09 -0400

The timing behind Yahoo's decision to disclose details Thursday about a 2014 data breach is being questioned by lawmakers concerned with its effect on a half-billion account holders as well as Verizon Communication's plans to purchase the company for $4.8 billion.

Sens. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut and Mark Warner of ...




Keith Lamont Scott: Family releases cellphone video of Charlotte police shooting

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:48:00 -0400

Cellphone camera video taken by the wife of a North Carolina man killed by police emerged Friday, showing the moments before and after the man was shot as well as the orders shouted by officers who surrounded his car.

The video, obtained by MSNBC, does not show Keith ...




Napoleon Harris, ex-NFL linebacker, fends off 4 during ambush; suspects tied to Georgia murder

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:16:15 -0400

An Illinois state senator who played professional football recently fended off an ambush in Chicago and helped bring police one step closer to solving a Georgia murder case.

Napoleon Harris, Harvey Democrat, told employees at his Beggars Pizza franchise on Sept. 6 to call it a day while he completed ...




Keith Scott case: Charlotte mayor says police shooting video should be released eventually

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 13:08:50 -0400

Charlotte Mayor Jennifer Roberts said she believes video of a fatal police shooting should be publicly released, but officials on Friday punted responsibility for disclosure of the footage, announcing the case has been turned over to the State Bureau of Investigations.

"I do believe the video should be released. The ...




Phoenix cops resign after motorist says they made him swallow marijuana or go to jail

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:38:09 -0400

Three members of the Phoenix Police Department have resigned after being accused of telling a motorist to eat marijuana during a recent traffic stop, law enforcement said Thursday.

The officers were already under investigation over the alleged incident, but left the force before the department could take disciplinary action of ...




Chelsea Manning, WikiLeaks source, sentenced to solitary confinement

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 11:11:30 -0400

Prison officials have decided U.S. Army Private Chelsea Manning should spend at least 7 days in solitary confinement after she attempted to take her own life earlier this year in the midst of serving a 35-year sentence for sharing classified materials with the website WikiLeaks, her attorney said Friday.

Members ...