News

March, 2016

  • 17 March

    Billionaire George Soros Donates $5 Million to Mobilize Latino Voters Against Trump

    Billionaire George Soros Donates $5 Million to Mobilize Latino Voters Against Trump

    As Donald Trump inches toward the Republican nomination, people are looking for ways to stop his election season dominance before it leads him to the White House. Billionaire George Soros and other donors put up $15 million for a new campaign, entitled “Families Fight Back,” to engage Latinos and other immigrants from Colorado, Florida, and …

  • 17 March

    Scan of King Tutankhamun’s Burial Tomb Shows Hidden Room

    Egypt Says Scan of King Tutankhamun's Burial Tomb Shows Hidden Room

    Scans of King Tut’s burial chamber have revealed two hidden rooms, Egypt’s antiquities minister said Thursday — a discovery that could intensify speculation that the chambers contain the remains of the famed Queen Nefertiti. Mamdouh el-Damaty told reporters that the secret chambers may contain metal or organic material, but he …

  • 16 March

    Granite City Man Sentenced to 70 Years in Beating Death of Toddler

    Granite City Man Sentenced to 70 Years in Beating Death of Toddler

    A Granite City man was given 70 years in prison Wednesday in the beating death of his girlfriend’s son in 2012. John Holmon III, 42, was sentenced in the death of Jaesean Rusher, 20 months old. A jury found Holman guilty of first-degree murder after a week-long trial in January. …

  • 16 March

    Purple Heart Found at Goodwill Returned to WWII Veteran’s Family

    Purple Heart Found at Goodwill Returned to WWII Veteran's Family

    MESA, Ariz. — You can find a lot of treasures at second-hand stores, but one couple said they found a Purple Heart, which sparked a nationwide search for its owner. They said they were at Goodwill looking for green shirts for St. Patrick’s Day, when they say they found the …

  • 16 March

    Apple Valley, California: Off Duty Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspected Robber

    Apple Valley, California: Off Duty Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspected Robber

    An off-duty Fontana police officer shot and killed a suspected robber at his Apple Valley home Wednesday morning, authorities said. The officer awoke about 5:39 a.m. to find a man trying to steal personal belongings inside his home in the 20000 block of Ochoa Road, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. The …

  • 16 March

    Charlton, Massachusetts: Police Warn Parents of Men Challenging Young Teens To Rap Battles

    Charlton, Massachusetts: Police Warn Parents of Men Challenging Young Teens To Rap Battles

    CHARLTON — Police are letting the public know about an SUV full of men who pulled up to a group of young boys on Dresser Hill Road Saturday afternoon and asked if they wanted to rap battle. The Charlton Police Department issued a community notice on their Facebook page Monday morning, notifying the public of what they …

  • 16 March

    America to the GOP on SCOTUS Pick: #DoYourJob or Lose Your Job

    America to the GOP on SCOTUS Pick: #DoYourJob or Lose Your Job

    It’s official: Obama has picked Merrick Garland as his Supreme Court nominee. Senate Republicans have repeatedly said they will not hold a hearing no matter who the nominee is and that “the people” should decide. But the people are clearly telling the Senate they want the Senate to #DoYourJob and consider the nominee. …

  • 16 March

    Court Rejects Lawsuit by Kidnapping Survivor Jaycee Dugard

    Court Rejects Lawsuit by Kidnapping Survivor Jaycee Dugard

    The federal government cannot be held responsible for kidnapping survivor Jaycee Dugard’s 1991 abduction and subsequent 18 years in captivity, an appeals court said Tuesday. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Dugard’s lawsuit alleging federal parole officials should have revoked her abductor’s parole well before he kidnapped her, …

  • 16 March

    VIDEO Anonymous Announces ‘Total War’ on Donald Trump

    VIDEO Anonymous Announces 'Total War' on Donald Trump

    The hacking collective Anonymous has vowed once again to “dismantle” Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and to “expose what he doesn’t want the public to know”. The group announced its re-engagement of “OpTrump” through its traditional propaganda video, aiming to take down one of Trump’s property websites for Chicago on 1 April. Anonymous said: “We …

  • 15 March

    US Student Otto Warmer Sentenced to 15 Years of Hard Labor in North Korea

    US Student Otto Warmer Sentenced to 15 Years of Hard Labor in North Korea

    US student Otto Warmbier has been given 15 years hard labour in North Korea for crimes against the state. Warmbier was arrested for trying to steal a propaganda sign from a hotel while visiting North Korea in January. He later appeared on state TV apparently confessing and saying a church …