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|California Volunteers Share Food With The Homeless, Get Arrested By Police
Volunteers in a Southern California city near San Diego face misdemeanor charges for handing out food to the homeless.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 9:24 AM
|Pennsylvania Supreme Court Appears Open To Striking Down Gerrymandered Map
― A plurality of state Supreme Court justices seemed open to the possibility that the Pennsylvania congressional map may violate the state’s constitution, but during oral argument on Wednesday seemed unclear as to how to remedy the situation.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 1:11 PM
|Police issue warning about drugs cut with 'Rizzy' after man's skin is eaten away
Police in Alliance, Ohio, issued a warning to other law enforcement officials after a man's skin was eaten away when he allegedly injected heroin tainted with a substance called "Rizzy" into his arms, according to WEWS. Narcotics officers who arrested the unnamed 25-year-old man last week said they immediately noticed his horrific injuries. WEWS reports that the man's forearm skin was blackened and peeling, and some of his flesh had been completely eaten away.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 10:22 AM
|Japanese News Outlet Mistakenly Sends North Korean Missile Alert
A Japanese broadcaster on Tuesday erroneously sent a mobile app alert announcing that North Korea had launched a missile.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 8:44 AM
|What does Mueller's subpoena of Bannon mean?
Chuck Rosenberg, former federal prosecutor, talks with Rachel Maddow about what it might mean that special counsel Robert Mueller served Steve Bannon with a subpoena instead of asking him for an informal interview like others in Trump's inner circle gave.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 3:18 PM
|Mr President, can you identify this animal?
Identifying animals and reciting a list of words are among the type of challenges contained in the cognitive fitness test taken by US President Donald Trump. Jackson said Trump himself had requested to sit the test after questions about his mental health. An example of the sort of test Trump faced is available online.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 12:19 AM
|Mystery over death of 15 million Aztecs may be solved after nearly 500 years, study suggests
Scientists believe they may have discovered the cause of an epidemic that struck Mexico’s Aztec population in 1545, killing up to 15 million people. In a paper published in Nature Ecology & Evolution, they describe how DNA extracted from the teeth of 29 skeletons buried in a cemetery in southern Mexico revealed previously unidentified traces of the salmonella enterica bacterium. The epidemic was one of several to hit the indigenous population soon after the arrival of Europeans in the early 16th century.
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 5:52 AM
|Bridge collapses in Colombia killing at least 9
At least nine construction workers have been killed in Chirajara, Colombia, after the partially-constructed bridge they were working on collapsed. Rough cut (no reporter narration).
POSTED JANUARY 16, 2018 5:00 AM
|The Latest: Schumer says many Dems oppose spending bill
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and legislation to avert a government shutdown (all times local):
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 3:14 PM
|Undocumented immigrant charged in slaying of 2 police officers says he wishes he killed more cops
An undocumented immigrant who admitted to shooting and killing two Northern California police officers in October 2014 said in court on Tuesday that he regrets not killing more cops.
POSTED JANUARY 17, 2018 11:20 AM