No, tech giants are not censoring Alex Jones

No, tech giants are not censoring Alex Jones

Over the span of just a few days, conspiracy theorist and provocateur Alex Jones had his videos banned from the two most popular streaming sites in America. On July 25, YouTube pulled down four videos from Jones’ publishing platform InfoWars and gave him a 90-day ban from livestreaming—the first strike in one of three he’d need to […]

Another section of Irving parking garage caves in hours after initial collapse

Another section of Irving parking garage caves in hours after initial collapse

Updated at 4:50 p.m.: Revised to include second collapse. Another section of an Irving parking garage caved in Tuesday afternoon, about five hours after a earlier partial collapse. The area that fell around 4:30 p.m. was adjacent to the portion involved in the initial collapse, WFAA-TV (Channel 8) reported. It was unclear whether anyone was in the garage at the […]

Trump smokescreen fogs up what is fact or fiction

Trump smokescreen fogs up what is fact or fiction

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Minneapolis police release footage of fatal shooting of armed man; officers won't face charges

Minneapolis police release footage of fatal shooting of armed man; officers won't face charges

The two Minneapolis police officers seen in bodycam footage shooting an armed man during a frantic foot chase won’t be charged in the incident, a prosecutor announced in a Monday statement — issued minutes after protesters forced officials from a live press conference, threatening “consequences” if the cops weren’t arrested. Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman announced […]

Minneapolis police release bodycam videos in fatal shooting of black man

Minneapolis police release bodycam videos in fatal shooting of black man

MINNEAPOLIS — Authorities in Minneapolis released body camera video Sunday from two police officers in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old black man. The graphic footage shows Thurman Blevins shot from behind after a frenetic foot chase and what appeared to be a gun in his hand. Officers Justin Schmidt and Ryan Kelly were responding to […]

Trump tweets he met with New York Times publisher

Trump tweets he met with New York Times publisher

For all his taunting of the “failing” New York Times, President Donald Trump’s hometown paper still has a hold on him. In a Sunday morning tweet from his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, Trump said that he had met with Times publisher, A.G. Sulzberger, at the White House. “Had a very good and interesting […]

'It came down to a matter of inches.' Father of Falmouth police officer grateful son walked away following shooting

'It came down to a matter of inches.' Father of Falmouth police officer grateful son walked away following shooting

By Laura Crimaldi, Emily Williams and Elise Takahama Globe Staff and Globe Correspondents  July 28, 2018 FALMOUTH — Barnstable police Officer Anson Moore got the call Friday evening that every parent dreads. His son, Officer Ryan Moore, called from a house on Ashley Drive in Falmouth, where he’d been shot in a confrontation with a […]

3 people fatally shot at Texas nursing home; 2 more found dead at suspect's home

3 people fatally shot at Texas nursing home; 2 more found dead at suspect's home

ROBSTOWN, TEXAS —  Three people were shot to death at a southeastern Texas nursing home Friday night, and two more people were found dead at the suspect’s home, KIII of Corpus Christi reported. >> Read more trending news Police responding to the Retama Manor Nursing Center in Robstown at 7 p.m. found two men and a woman shot […]

Sheldon Silver sentenced to 7 years in prison for corruption

Sheldon Silver sentenced to 7 years in prison for corruption

Sheldon Silver, the disgraced ex-speaker of the NY state Assembly, was sentenced to seven years in prison — less than the 12 years he was sentenced to previously. The judge cited Silver’s advanced age of 74 and the substantial monetary penalties she plans to levy, including a $1.75 million fine, for the lower sentence. Silver […]

Devastating fire sweeps into Redding; numerous homes lost, 1 dead

Devastating fire sweeps into Redding; numerous homes lost, 1 dead

A private bulldozer operator, who was not named, was killed late Thursday as the fire grew to 28,763 acres, jumping the Sacramento River and roaring toward Redding. It marked the second firefighting death in California in recent weeks. Braden Varney, a bulldozer operator with Cal Fire, died fighting the Ferguson fire near Yosemite. Source link