• Calif. police officer shot dead as standoff with suspect continues
Calif. police officer shot dead as standoff with suspect continues

Police responded the 1400 block of South Palomares Street about 9 p.m. Friday to a call about a reckless driver, Los Angeles County Sheriff's Captain Christopher Bergner told reporters Saturday morning. Police on Saturday afternoon arrested a man suspected of killing one police officer and wounding another in Pomona, California, authorities said....

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  • Trump set to sign tariffs order amid Republican dissent
Trump set to sign tariffs order amid Republican dissent

In response, Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) sail Thursday that he will soon draft a bill to block the tariffs from taking effect, calling Trump's move "a marriage of two lethal poisons to economic growth - protectionism and uncertainty". Whatever Washington lawmakers opt to do, they will have to reach a two-thirds majority vote to overcome a presidenti...

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  • Prequel to 'The Sopranos' in production
Prequel to 'The Sopranos' in production

Although it will be tough to bring back James Gandolfini for his role as head mobster Tony Soprano (he died a few years back and to be frank, the last time they tried to revive the dead we ended up with the bad CGI version of Livia Soprano ), rumours are that we will still see some of the same characters from the original show, just a few ye...

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  • European Union still in the dark over Trump's tariffs after meeting USA representative
European Union still in the dark over Trump's tariffs after meeting USA representative

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday pressed ahead with import tariffs of 25 percent on steel and 10 percent for aluminum but exempted Canada and Mexico and offered the possibility of excluding other allies, backtracking from an earlier "no-exceptions" stance.

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  • EU Expects US Tariff Exclusion, Could Hit Back In 90 Days
EU Expects US Tariff Exclusion, Could Hit Back In 90 Days

It said it wanted details from Saturday's talks with U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer in Brussels but that it did not expect the meeting to resolve all the problems. Announcing the tariffs, Trump said Canada and Mexico would be excluded and other countries could negotiate exemptions, but he singled out Germany for particular criticism.

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  • Local schools planning for Wednesday walkouts
Local schools planning for Wednesday walkouts

The district initially warned administrators that students are not allowed to walk out of class, and highlighted the importance of talking with students about how a walkout is not necessary. and provide additional support". The event is supposed to last 17 minutes in honor of the 17 victims killed February 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School...

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  • Reminder given to change smoke detector batteries - and clocks, too
Reminder given to change smoke detector batteries - and clocks, too

Anyone can walk into a store and purchase a smoke alarm for as little as $10. Over time, sensors lose the ability to detect smoke. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarms.

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  • Florida Gun Bill: What's in It, and What Isn't
Florida Gun Bill: What's in It, and What Isn't

In the wake of that massacre, students at the Florida school and other high schools across the country have become activists demanding better protections for schools in a country where mass murders in classrooms have become routine. President Donald Trump is congratulating Florida on school safety legislation approved by state lawmakers. It's...

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  • Kenya's president and opposition leader put aside rivalry
Kenya's president and opposition leader put aside rivalry

Madaxweynaha Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta iyo hogaamiyaha Mucaaradka ah ee Raila Odinga ayaa markii ugu horeysay wada kulmay tan iyo doorashadii ka dhacday dalkaasi. He said they have agreed to stop any dissent immediately and not to allow the country's diversity to kill their nation. One analyst said his arrival could be linked to the rapprochement be...

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  • Scared Horse In Nightclub Sparks Controversy
Scared Horse In Nightclub Sparks Controversy

Due to the acts by Mokai Lounge and their violations of the City Code, the City Manager Morales ordered the immediate revocation of their business license effective immediately. "We are very concerned over the allegations", the tweet said. Another Facebook user, by the name of Ceci Be, wrote that "owners and all those present at that moment...

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  • Stephen Bannon delivers rhetoric-filled speech to France's National Front
Stephen Bannon delivers rhetoric-filled speech to France's National Front

On some level, the speech presented another development in the transatlantic relationship between far-right movements in the United States and Europe, particularly in France. In the presidential election, it appeared this strategy paid off, as Le Pen gained more than 10 million votes (33.9 per cent) in the final round, despite her freakish and ca...

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  • Trump's military parade plans come into focus: planes, but no tanks
Trump's military parade plans come into focus: planes, but no tanks

The event, which will take place November 11, will include troops from different branches, highlight the growing role of women in the armed forces and have a "heavy air component" of modern and historic war planes, the memo says. The District of Columbia Council had ridiculed the idea of a parade on Pennsylvania Avenue, the 1.2-mile (1.9-km) stre...

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  • Putin Says 'Couldn't Care Less' If Russians Meddled In US Election
Putin Says 'Couldn't Care Less' If Russians Meddled In US Election

Regrettably but not unexpectedly, President Putin's full message was never delivered to his Western audience because their Mainstream Media outlets decided instead to decontextualize certain remarks and "report" on his speech as though it announced a New Cold War and attendant arms race, an interpretation that the Russian leader slammed as "propaga...

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  • Outraised and outhustled, is Sen. Ted Cruz losing his mojo?
Outraised and outhustled, is Sen. Ted Cruz losing his mojo?

But, as with the last election, they missed the mark. Texas has a record eight open congressional races this year, including two now held by entrenched Republicans who opted against re-election amid scandal. With O'Rourke leading the Democratic field as primary ballots are counted, the two could be headed for a faceoff in November. Whenever Congr...

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  • State Department warns spring breakers of Mexico threat
State Department warns spring breakers of Mexico threat

Effective immediately, U.S. Government employees are prohibited from traveling to Playa del Carmen until further notice. The embassy did not specify the threat or say if it was related to the February 21 blast or the subsequent discovery of apparent explosives attached to another vessel.

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  • Palestinians: 19-year-old killed in West Bank clashes
Palestinians: 19-year-old killed in West Bank clashes

He added that the incident in the city of Hebron would be reviewed. Avraham Binyamin, a Yitzhar spokesman, said two Palestinians were seen approaching Yitzhar with a "burning object". The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) blasted the decision , with senior official Saeb Erekat saying, "The American administration's decisions to recognize J...

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  • At Least Seven Dead In Kabul Bombing
At Least Seven Dead In Kabul Bombing

The attack on Shiites in Kabul at a ceremony marking the anniversary of the death of one of their leaders was claimed by the extremist Islamic State group. He claimed the Taliban had inflicted a far higher number of casualties but the insurgents often exaggerate their claims. The report couldn't be independently confirmed because of the area'...

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  • Ireland must be 'bigger and stronger' to beat Scotland, says Rory Best
Ireland must be 'bigger and stronger' to beat Scotland, says Rory Best

You've got to be on your A-game if you're going there to win. "So we have more variety and we will need that balance this weekend". 'Getting to the stadium that close to kick-off was something really new to us. "I think when you look at that first game in Cardiff ( Scotland were thrashed by Wales), the squad they've named now, there have been ...

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  • BJD's Rajya Sabha poll candidates file nomination
BJD's Rajya Sabha poll candidates file nomination

The three filed the nominations in the presence of Chief Minister and BJD supremo Naveen Patnaik and several other MLAs of the party. While Mujibulla Khan has been appointed as the Chairman of Odisha State Cashew Development Corporation, Pravat Aditya Mishra has been given the charge of Chairman in Odisha Agro Industries Corporation.

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  • UCLA takes 30-26 halftime lead over Arizona in Pac-12 semifinal
UCLA takes 30-26 halftime lead over Arizona in Pac-12 semifinal

Additionally, the Bruins rank 41st in turnover percentage (16.4 percent), while the Wildcats rank 273rd in opponents' turnover percentage (17.1 percent). Off the court, Trier is dating fellow Wildcat, and former UA soccer player , Tori Gates. Colorado, though, answered with a 10-2 surge, fueled by eight points from King.

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