• Alabama State Troopers investigate 6 fatalities over Memorial Day weekend
Alabama State Troopers investigate 6 fatalities over Memorial Day weekend

The traffic crashes, which involved three drivers and one passenger, occurred in Baldwin, Conecuh, Jefferson and Tuscaloosa counties. Eleven people died on Alabama roads during the Memorial Day weekend a year ago. The official Memorial Day travel weekend takes place between 6 a.m. on Friday, until midnight the following Monday, according to the r...

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  • 16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver
16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

He died at a nearby hospital a few hours later. Chicago-area TV stations reported that Nelson's blood-splattered silver sedan remained in the intersection as police investigated his killing. Uber officials said the company was working with police to provide information relevant to the investigation. About two minutes after Wasni got in the auto, ...

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  • Kellogg shutters distribution centers, lays off workers
Kellogg shutters distribution centers, lays off workers

The Kellogg Co. has confirmed plans to close distribution centers in Fort Worth and Houston and lay off 421 workers permanently. The Kellogg Company recently announced layoffs and a plant closure. The Michigan-based company has said it would close 39 distribution facilities across the country, affecting more than 1,000 workers. Kellogg's is lay...

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  • Former White House press officer Boris Epshteyn questioned in Russian Federation probe
Former White House press officer Boris Epshteyn questioned in Russian Federation probe

But on the other hand, Trump was angry that Dubke and others struggled to craft communications plans to defend the president and push back at allegations stemming from the ongoing investigation into ties between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • Homelessness Rises 23 Percent In LA County, Says New Report
Homelessness Rises 23 Percent In LA County, Says New Report

The rapidly increasing numbers are a clear sign to local leaders that major challenges lie ahead as the region embarks on its most comprehensive effort yet to tackle the crisis. A rare bright spot is that the chronically homeless population is increasing at a slower rate now than the overall population, Lynn said. City and county leaders have bee...

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  • Suspect in deadly Times Square crash faces murder, attempted murder charges
Suspect in deadly Times Square crash faces murder, attempted murder charges

Rojas drove his Honda Accord , smashing into pedestrians after mounting the sidewalk for three blocks at high speed, before colliding with a metal pole and came to a stop, police said . Richard does not have a clean past, and just one week ago, he was arrested for pointing a knife at a notary. "It appears to be intentional in the sense that he ...

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  • Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle?
Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle?

The tweet ended there. Mr. Spicer did not respond to a barrage of questions about what the word meant. Griffin has apologized, saying that the brief video was "too disturbing" and wasn't amusing. There is a new poll from Monmouth University today that asked people how much certain spokespeople help and hurt President Donald Trump every time t...

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  • Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports
Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports

The 36-year-old property heir holds a senior advisory role within the Trump administration, playing an increasingly important role in the development of Mr Trump's foreign policy . Federal and congressional investigators are now examining what exactly Kushner and the Russian banker , Sergey Gorkov, wanted from each other. After he got into a ...

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  • Departure of communications aide could be first in Trump shake-up
Departure of communications aide could be first in Trump shake-up

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked Dubke in a statement and said Dubke had "offered to remain onboard until a transition is concluded". More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added in the weeks ahead. However, former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, who resign...

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  • Germany Not Adequately Contributing to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
Germany Not Adequately Contributing to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

He praised Ms Merkel's experience and Germany's economic example to India . The visit by Asian leaders in quick succession have led to the western media calling it an "Asian pivot" to Europe and Germany, the most important pillar of the European Union now that Britain was preparing to exit the largest single market.

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  • Trump administration defends Jared Kushner
Trump administration defends Jared Kushner

Kushner , who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, had contacts with Moscow in December about opening a secret back channel of communications , according to news reports published while Trump was away on his trip. This was first reported by the Washington Post last week. A source told CNN the channel was meant to discuss military ope...

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  • Truck fire closes I-25 at Belleview in both directions
Truck fire closes I-25 at Belleview in both directions

Because of this, CDOT is encouraging drivers to avoid I-25 from East Yale Avenue to East County Line Road and I-225 in the area. The agency said it was hoping to have all lanes reopened by tomorrow morning. In addition, light rail service was temporarily shut down between Dry Creek and Belleview Avenue, the Regional Transportation District reported...

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  • Mike Dubke, White House communications director, resigns
Mike Dubke, White House communications director, resigns

The resignation came as the White House changed its communications strategy and is offering fewer press briefings. Dubke's hiring was meant to lighten the load on Sean Spicer , the White House press secretary, who had also been handling the duties of communications director during Trump's first month in office.

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  • White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns
White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns

He reportedly offered his resignation on 18 May but agreed to stay on as Mr Trump undertook the first foreign trip of his presidency - a high-profile tour of Europe and the Middle East. Given Dubke's anonymity, it's not terribly surprising that the reaction to his departure as White House communications director - which was announced Tuesday morn...

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  • WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns
WH communications director Michael Dubke resigns

Trump adminstration's political agenda is being increasingly stalled by an ever growing scandal about secret meetings between senior Trump officials and Russian diplomats before the United States billionaire took office in January. While he said he wasn't sure what would happen, Bossie talked about an "ongoing conversation" with the White House a...

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  • NYPD Sgt. Charged With Murder in Shooting Death of Woman With Schizophrenia
NYPD Sgt. Charged With Murder in Shooting Death of Woman With Schizophrenia

Barry pleaded not guilty to the charges in the Bronx Supreme Court on Wednesday afternoon, according to his union-appointed lawyer, Andrew Quinn, the general counsel of the New York City Sergeants Benevolent Association. De Blasio told reporters past year that Danner was mentally ill, according to her sister, and that the police had previously bee...

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  • Sanders Unleashes on Mulvaney During Budget Hearing
Sanders Unleashes on Mulvaney During Budget Hearing

Another 42 percent of Medicaid spending is for the disabled: the blind, the deaf, those physically crippled and unable to work, and those suffering from serious mental illness. The plan also does not slash Meals On Wheels, said Mulvaney . Sen. Overall, it is clear that Congress must step up and craft a budget that actually adds up and is gro...

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  • Why, after discipline, is the Tamir Rice case far from over?
Why, after discipline, is the Tamir Rice case far from over?

The second officer involved in the shooting, Frank Garmback , who was driving the police vehicle that stopped near the boy, has been suspended for 10 days after being found guilty of violating driving rules related to that incident. Per Williams, Loehmann's firing is effective immediately, while Garmback will be required to take an additional tact...

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  • Flynn to provide documents to Senate panel
Flynn to provide documents to Senate panel

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the allegations of Moscow meddling in the USA presidential election are "fiction" invented by the Democrats in order to explain their loss. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal committee matters. The interview was recorded during Putin's Monday trip to Paris and released Tuesday.

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  • Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech
Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech

Jacobs captured audio of the encounter which began with Jacobs asking Gianforte about the congressional health care bill. A Fox News reporter who witnessed the attack described seeing Gianforte grab "Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him".

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  • Three Dead In Greenville Shooting
Three Dead In Greenville Shooting

Fugitive Recovery and Extradition, Bernal and Garcia were after 49-year-old Ramon Michael Hutchinson. Hutchinson, listed in court records as a resident of St. Nobody else was wounded in the shootout. He couldn't confirm the name of the second investigator. The owner of the auto dealership says two of the men initially represented themselves a...

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  • Trump is broadening his search for FBI director
Trump is broadening his search for FBI director

The White House has denied Comey's account of the February meeting. Pistole is under consideration to replace James Comey , who was sacked by the president earlier this month as he was running the FBI investigation into possible collusion between Trump's campaign and Russian Federation.

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  • 'I'm Illegal And Here To Stay' - Protestors Flood Texas Capitol
'I'm Illegal And Here To Stay' - Protestors Flood Texas Capitol

In the audio, a male caller says "I stand with Matt Rinaldi " before going on to make racist comments towards "illegal alien [s]" in the state. Some came from as far as Arizona to protest a " sanctuary city " crackdown that will allow police starting September to ask people during routine stops whether they're in the US legally.

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  • Modi backs Merkel's European Union leadership as Trump scolds Germany
Modi backs Merkel's European Union leadership as Trump scolds Germany

These divergences were aired at a summit of G7 leaders in Sicily at the weekend at which Trump found himself isolated over his threat to ditch the 2015 Paris accord aimed at slowing climate change . " The times in which we can fully count on others are somewhat over, as I have experienced in the past few days ", she argued. And while German poli...

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  • Shulkin says accountability at VA is 'broken'
Shulkin says accountability at VA is 'broken'

Currently, 14 VA facilities have a one-star rating, which Shulkin called " not acceptable ". His biggest proposals for revamping the VA - and fulfilling the campaign promises of President Donald Trump - will need to be taken up soon by an increasingly polarized Congress if measures are to be passed by this fall.

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  • Wisconsin transportation budget picture improves
Wisconsin transportation budget picture improves

But some Assembly Republicans have suggested that Wisconsin should get on the short list of states in line for two federal pilot programs that allow major highway tolling projects. Ongoing major highway projects could see a 45 percent funding cut under that scenario, Walker said. "My message is simple: let's get it done". "With gas tax collection...

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  • Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature
Dayton signs Minnesota budget, but not bill funding Legislature

The governor will also allow the tax bill to go into law without his signature. He used the line-item veto to strip funding for the House and Senate for four years saying the job of the legislature has not been satisfactorily completed. By signing much of the budget - including funding for state agencies, extra money to expand public preschool op...

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  • Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting
Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

However, Loehmann wasn't fired for shooting Tamir, but for lying on his application with the Cleveland police department . Starting Wednesday, Frank Garmback , the officer who was driving at the time at the time of the incident, will be suspended for 10 days.

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  • Has America lost sight of Memorial Day's mea... 5:12 pm Sun
Has America lost sight of Memorial Day's mea... 5:12 pm Sun

It also is an opportunity for the Scouts to learn about the rich history in Marietta. John Cole says his dad isn't the only family member who's served in the military, his son now serves in the United States Army. He hopes everyone across the nation will recognize the true meaning of the Memorial Day holiday. "I'd give her hundreds, like I do f...

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  • The Note: The White House staff shakeup begins
The Note: The White House staff shakeup begins

In a statement, Dubke said it had been his "great honour to serve President Trump and this administration". Multiple sources told NBC News earlier this month that the president is weighing changes, and had asked people close to him their take on press secretary Sean Spicer's handling of press briefings in comparison to his deputy, Sarah Hu...

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  • Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre comes off DL for season debut
Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre comes off DL for season debut

Duffy was injured Sunday while covering first base at Cleveland. Boston Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia left Monday's game against the Chicago White Sox after spraining his left wrist when he fell over first baseman Jose Abreu , who had slid into the bag for the force out.

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  • Sofia Coppola becomes second woman to win Cannes director prize
Sofia Coppola becomes second woman to win Cannes director prize

Sitting down with PEOPLE, Coppola opened up about her award-winning project, especially her relationship with lead actress Kirsten Dunst , 35, with whom she shares a storied history. Phoenix was recognized for his role in Lynne Ramsay's thriller " You Were Never Really Here ", in which he played a tormented war veteran trying to save a teenage gir...

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  • Trump's communications director set to leave White House - Trump adviser
Trump's communications director set to leave White House - Trump adviser

But it could be as early as Tuesday, when he was expected to meet with his staff at the White House , said a senior administration official, who required anonymity to discuss a personnel move that has not yet been formally announced . Donald Trump's original plan was for Jason Miller , a top member of the Republican's campaign team, to serve as...

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  • Utah river sweeps away 4-year-old girl; 2 rescuers die
Utah river sweeps away 4-year-old girl; 2 rescuers die

London DeDios , 4, fell into the water around 2:40 p.m. on May 29, according to Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Spencer Cannon . KUTV reports DeDios and her mother were sitting on rocks near the water under a small pedestrian bridge when the child fell in.

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  • Yankees jump on Tillman, Orioles early
Yankees jump on Tillman, Orioles early

The Baltimore Orioles still aren't lighting up the scoreboard, but at least they snapped their seven-game losing streak. But all teams go through that, " said Yankees manager Joe Girardi, before his club came out swinging against the Orioles.

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