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Ex-officer Michael Slager to plead guilty after killing unarmed black man

Slager's guilty plea comes a week before civil rights trial in Charleston's Federal court was set to begin. Michael Slager , formerly a patrol officer in the...


Grand Jury Recommends Criminal Charges Against Staff of Sheriff David Clarke's Jail

Kimberly Perry, mother of Thomas' son, Terrill Thomas Jr., said the family was overwhelmed by the testimony on the treatment of the elder Thomas. Prosecutors ...


Unsettled weather, showers most of the week

Look for a high of 92 in Sacramento on Tuesday , which would be 15 degrees above normal for early May. Tuesday is expected to be warmer, with a high near 7...


North Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nuclear weapons

Referring to the United States sending the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to Korean waters, the newspaper said that "rendering aircraft carriers useless is no...


Former SC officer expected to plead guilty in Walter Scott shooting

In a copy of the plea agreement obtained by CNN , two federal charges will be dropped as part of the deal: one count of obstruction of justice and one coun...


U.S. vehicle auction crash kills three

One man and two women were killed in the incident, and at least nine others were reported injured, two with life-threatening injuries, Ryan said during a press ...


Micah Harris' Forecast: Rainy conditions with much cooler air ahead

About one or two inches of rain could spoil at least some weekend plans, with thunderstorms possible Friday night , according to forecasts. The bulk of tomo...


Drugmaker asked Arkansas not to use drug in executions

The Arkansas Department of Correction coroner pronounced Lee dead at 11:56 p.m. The state has justified the pace of the scheduled executions , saying its sup...


FBI chief says he had to tell Congress of Clinton email news

By the time investigators determined they were not the missing emails - and it did not change their initial decision not to seek prosecution - the national narr...


Bill to avert shutdown for 1 week clears House

A provision extending health care for 22,000 retired Appalachian coal miners and their families had yet to be finalized, though it's a priority of Senate Majori...


Watchdog to Trump: Accountability not red carpet for Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte calls Barack Obama a " son of a whore " as he vows not to be lectured by the USA leader on human rights when they meet ...


May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month

Agency officials say it's important that motorcycle riders and vehicle drivers alike stay alert and use common sense - and also remain courteous. Especially kee...


Top Mexican official calls US border wall a 'hostile' act

Mexico has adamantly rejected Trump's assertion that it would pay for the wall. In case you missed it, US president Donald Trump has temporarily abandoned his...


Cinco de Mayo is as American as Apple Pie

On May 27, 1862, the Spanish-language newspaper La Voz de Mejico wrote about the defeat of France at the Battle of Puebla , which caused an impromptu celebra...


Thousands rally in US for workers, immigrants, against Trump

This May Day comes after R. Alexander Acosta, 48, was sworn in as the 27th Secretary of Labor by Vice President Mike Pence last week. On Monday, organizers ...


China envoy pick pledges to confront Beijing on human rights

Tim Kaine of Virginia, pressed the governor on China's human rights violations, its pervasive history of stealing intellectual property from the United States ...


Trump to talk with Singapore, Thailand on North Korea nuclear threat

Prayuth has accepted Trump's invitation, but the Thai government has not said when the visit would take place. Mr Trump also called Thailand's Prime Minister ...


US test fires ballistic missile from California coastal base

A team from the 82nd Aerial Targets Squadron supported F-22 operational tests of air-to-air missiles against an aerial target April 18, 2017 at the Utah Test an...


National Day of Prayer Community Service

The current law formalizing its observance was enacted in 1952, although earlier days of fasting and prayer had been established by the Second Continental Congr...


2 state House GOP colleagues advance in 5th District race

Both parties are holding primaries Tuesday in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District. "Now we must unite behind our nominee and develop a path to victory"....


Duterte calls China's Xi Jinping 'at the behest' of Trump

Donald Trump called the Philippine president. The invitation to Duterte raised questions Monday at the White House about whether Trump had been fully brief...


Former Obama security adviser declines invite to testify

Under these circumstances, Ambassador Rice respectfully declines Senator Graham's invitation to testify. "Susan Rice, the former National Security Advisor t...


Things You Didn't Know About Cinco de Mayo

What many people do not know is that there is more to this day than just such festivities. - Festiva is a traditional Mexican restaurant led by Chef Rachel Ho...


Evander Holyfield's son arrested on marijuana charges

ET and then released at 4:08 a.m. Per Georgia's drug and alcohol policy, Holyfield likely will be suspended for Georgia's September 2 opener against Appalachi...


US asked that 1934 Americans' names be 'unmasked' in intel

The revelation is contained in the annual report from the office of the director of national intelligence, which was meant to measure the impact of the 2015 USA...


Thai prime minister accepts Trump's invitation to visit US

Trump and Prayut expressed a shared interest in strengthening trade and economic ties. During the 15-minute chat, senior officials such as deputy government s...


North Korea fires ballistic missile, but it explodes too soon

South Korea's defence ministry said it suspected Saturday's missile test had failed after a brief flight, while the United States military's Pacific Command c...


Levee breach leads to flooding in northeast Arkansas

Overnight the Black River at Pocahontas broke a record for flooding and crested at 28.95 feet. During the 2011 floods, at least $500 million worth of damage was...


Snake bites have already quadrupled in one state

Snake sightings are on the rise, with 79 reported sightings during the month of April and two copperhead bites reported in the last two weeks. Most of North C...


Democrats choose new candidate for South Carolina House

Pope, the state House speaker pro tempore, led with 31 percent of the vote to 30 percent for Norman, a former state representative. Mick Mulvaney, a co-founder ...


Police Chief Fires Officer Who Shot And Killed Black Texas Teenager

Jordan, a black freshman in high school, was shot multiple times by police officer Roy Oliver while he was in a auto driving away from a high school party. ...


Baylor students protest after Mexican-themed party

A spokeswoman said Baylor University is now investigating the incident and said they were taking the matter seriously and have taken "established disciplinary p...


Arkansas carries out first double execution in the United States since 2000

His execution began at 10:16 p.m. and he passed after 17 minutes. Williams was sent to death row for the 1994 rape and killing of 22-year-old Stacy Errickson,...


What Do Analysts Suggest For Ocwen Financial Corp. (OCN)

The simple 20 day moving average for Ocwen Financial Corporation is -27.92% and the simple 200-day moving average is at -26.90%. The company reported an imp...


Trump ending Michelle Obama's girls education program

Meanwhile, CNN reported that the Trump White House will not continue the Let Girls Learn program in its current form. CNN reports that aspects of the p...