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Freddie Gray case: Judge acquits Lt. Brian Rice of all charges

Freddie Gray case: Judge acquits Lt. Brian Rice of all charges

  BALTIMORE — Prosecutors in Baltimore have failed for the fourth time to secure a conviction in the Freddie Gray case, with Circuit Judge Barry Williams acquitting Lt. Brian Rice of all charges related to Gray’s arrest and death. Williams cleared Rice, 42, of involuntary manslaughter, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office in a downtown […]

‘Officers Down’: Cops Shot in Baton Rouge

‘Officers Down’: Cops Shot in Baton Rouge

A man “dressed in black with his face covered” has shot and killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  *** TOP UPDATES *** • Gunman opened fire close to Baton Rouge Police Department headquarters • At least two officers killed, possibly three. Seven overall reported casualties. • The attack comes two days after the funeral […]

Kerry: Reports The US Assisted Attempt To Overthrow Turkish Gov’t Are ‘Utterly False’

Kerry: Reports The US Assisted Attempt To Overthrow Turkish Gov’t Are ‘Utterly False’

Secretary of State John Kerry spoke Saturday evening with Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and suggested any public reports of U.S. involvement in the failed coup attempt of the Turkish government are “utterly false.” Not only are they false, recipe Kerry said, story but they also harm relations between the U.S. and Turkey. After receiving […]

Californians approve of Brown, Obama and CA — country, not so much

Californians approve of Brown, Obama and CA — country, not so much

Journalists are getting trained like war correspondents to cover the US conventions

Journalists are getting trained like war correspondents to cover the US conventions

At 7:30 in the morning, reporters gather around a dark van parked in Dupont Circle, some holding to-go coffee cups and wearing the calm expression of a person who doesn’t know what they’re in for. Shane Bell, a former elite commando of the Australian Armed Forces, is driving the group of about 10 from Washington, […]

Turkey prime minister says coup attempt foiled

Turkey prime minister says coup attempt foiled

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said early on Saturday that the situation in Turkey was “largely under control” after an attempt by an army faction to bring down the government, in comments to Turkish media. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s plane landed in Istanbul after the announcement was made, officials said, after thousands of people […]

Military coup in Turkey

Military coup in Turkey

By Carlo Muñoz – The Washington Times – Friday, July 15, 2016 Members of Turkey’s armed forces said they had taken control of the country, but Turkish officials said the coup attempt had been repelled early Saturday morning in a night of violence that left at least 17 dead, according to state-run media. See Photos: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/photo-essays/2016-07-15/scenes-from-turkey-as-army-attempts-to-seize-control Explosions, […]

Father, son from Texas killed in France attack

Father, son from Texas killed in France attack

AUSTIN, check Texas — An Austin area father and son were two of at least 84 people who were killed Thursday when a truck drove through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, according to friends and relatives. Sean Copeland, 51, and his 11-year-old son Brodie were in Nice on a family vacation, the […]

Government Grid Operator Scrambles After Security Risks Are Exposed

Government Grid Operator Scrambles After Security Risks Are Exposed

Officials working for a government-run electric grid operator are scrambling to respond to a scathing Wall Street Journal expose on the poor security at critical electricity substations across the country. “Today, order the Wall Street Journal ran a long anticipated piece on grid security featuring Liberty Substation break-ins in 2013 and 2014, find ” Mark […]

Terror: Truck Crashes into Crowd Celebrating Bastille Day, At Least 60 Dead (Update 80 Dead in Nice, France)

Terror: Truck Crashes into Crowd Celebrating Bastille Day, At Least 60 Dead (Update 80 Dead in Nice, France)

LATEST UPDATE Barney Henderson Chris Graham 15 JULY 2016 • 2:59AM (France) Everything we know so far on Friday morning Truck crashes into crowd at Bastille Day celebration in Nice 77 people killed, including children Counter-terrorist investigators leading the probe Driver ‘was 31-year-old man from Nice of Tunisian origin’ Donald Trump: ‘It’s only getting worse’ […]