Dad Of Missing 5-Year-Old California Boy Arrested In His Murder

June 24, 2017

… 20 and hasnt been seen since, according to the sheriffs department. Police and sheriffs deputies conducted an extensive search of the park for Aramazd but didnt find the boy. Irfan Khan/Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Sheriff’s deputies and South Pasadena police officers search a drainage area in South Pasadena’s Arroyo Park looking for clues into the disappearance of 5-year-old Aramazd Andressian. I am desperate to find my son, Aramazd Jr., and need the publics …


Analyst Warns GOP: House Majority Is In Danger In 2018

June 22, 2017

… districts leanings by an average of 8 points. If Democrats were to overperform by that much nationwide next year, it could swing 80 seats. But these results fit a pattern that should still worry GOP incumbents everywhere, regardless of Trumps national approval rating and the outcome of the healthcare debate in Congress, he said. Not everyone agrees with that assessment. This is a district that Donald Trump won by 1.5 percent. A metro area, urban district that frankly should be trending …


Record-Breaking Heat Wave In Southwest Reportedly Claims 4 Lives

June 22, 2017

The first two fatalities recorded in the three-day heatwave took place on Monday in Santa Clara County, California, south of San Francisco, and included a homeless person found in a car, the San Jose Mercury News reported. It is tragic when someone dies of hyperthermia since in most every case it could have been prevented, Dr. Michelle Jorden of the Santa Clara County Coroners Office told the newspaper. A Phoenix area cement truck operator uses a water hose to cool down. Temperatures …


5 Disturbing Statements By The Cop Who Shot Philando Castile

June 22, 2017

… my gun like putting my hand up to the butt of the gun. 3. Yanez said the car smelled like burnt marijuana, and he wasnt sure if Castiles gun was for protection from a drug dealer. I cant remember if I asked for his ID or not but, I know I asked for his ID or his drivers license. And then he goes I have a gun. And as Im telling him or as hes telling me that hes reaching down between his right leg, his right thigh area and the center console. And hes reaching down and I believe Im telling him …


Black Bear Kills Teen Runner Midway Through Alaska Trail Race

June 20, 2017

This is the worst thing that could happen, Brad Precosky, organizer of the annual Robert Spurr Memorial Hill Climbon Bird Ridge told The Alaska Dispatch News. Cooper was found dead within two hours. He was about 500 yards off the trail in a heavily wooded area about a mile from the end of the race. He was declared dead at the scene and his body was airlifted out of the rugged terrain. Other young runners said that Cooper had veered off the trail during the race, Anchorage TV station KTUU …


Patagonia’s CEO Is Ready To Lead The Corporate Resistance To Trump

June 18, 2017

… registered as a benefit corporation, or B corp, meaning the company has committed to adhering to rigid environmental and charitable standards, submitting detailed annual progress reports, and giving 1 percent of its pre-tax profits to green causes each year. Patagonia donated $800,000 We have to fight like hell to keep every inch of public land. Patagonia CEO Rose Marcario We have such a close connection to the area, Hilary Dessouky, Patagonias general counsel, told HuffPost by phone this …


Foreign Carmakers Invoke Reagan To Sway Trump On Trade

June 17, 2017

… intellectual property protections and removed barriers to digital trade, would take precedence, Ross said. Mexico and Canada already agreed to the TPP, a 12-nation Pacific Rim trade agreement that Trump campaigned against and formally withdrew the U.S. from shortly after taking office. That is likely a relief to pro-NAFTA elements of big business, but it is alarming to progressive trade skeptics who had hoped that trade reforms aimed at saving American jobs would be an area of common interest …


Iraqi detainees in Michigan fear deportation

June 16, 2017

… detainees without giving them an opportunity to prove they could face torture or death if returned to Iraq. The ACLU complaint was filed against Rebecca Adducci, the director of the ICE Detroit district office, and the ACLU requested a hearing on Friday for the detainees. Many of the Iraqis are Chaldeans, members of an Iraqi Christian group. Historically, they have faced problems in Muslim-majority Iraq. The Detroit metropolitan area is home to the largest US group of Chaldeans. Community …


Latinos thrive in radio and TV despite Trump

June 11, 2017

… “Modern Family.” Latino acting leads have grown substantively in the area of scripted dramas. Wilmer Valderrama’s standout performance as the self-assured and cocky Nick Torres on the 14th season of CBS’s “NCIS” the second-longest-running US prime-time television scripted series — reflects the cumulative advancement that Latinx actors have made on many top-billed television shows across networks, cable and streaming services. Last week, actress …


Brad Pitt Forecasts ‘No Future’ Thanks To Trump

June 8, 2017

Comedian Jim Jefferies closed out the debut of The Jim Jefferies Show on Tuesday by throwing it to his weather man. The mystery weather man was supposedly there to address Trump announcing the United States withdrawal from the Paris Climate Change Agreementand the environmental impact we can expect. Pitt, posing as a weather man in front of a very red-looking map of the world, motioned to everywhere, saying, Things are going to be getting warmer in this area here and this area here. …


London Police Say Officer Injured While Taking On Attackers With His Baton

June 6, 2017

In a statement released by BTP on Sunday, Chief Constable Paul Crowther said the unidentified officer confronted the attackers while armed only with a baton. Hesustained injuriesto his head, face and leg, but is currently in stable condition at an area hospital. Around 10 p.m. Saturday, three suspects inside a white van mowed down pedestrians on the London Bridge. Then, armed with long knives, they fled on foot and began stabbing people in Borough Market, one of the citys most popular dining …


Election 2017: What do leaders do in their spare time? – BBC News

June 4, 2017

… Edge of Time, a 1976 story by Marge Piercy that’s considered a feminist classic. It tells the story of a working class Mexican-American woman living in a rough area of New York. Ms Wood has said reading it was “as though someone had removed a blindfold”. Nicola Sturgeon names Sunset Song, a story of a young woman’s struggles growing up in a dysfunctional family in a farming community in Scotland, published in 1932, as her favourite book of all time. She also says James …


Aircraft crashes in Castlewellan Forest Park – BBC News

May 31, 2017

… caption Local flying club members and others helped remove the wreckage after the crash The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA), which manages the forest park, said the aircraft had “made an emergency landing”. Members of a local flying club and others examined the aircraft and organised the removal of the wreckage. It is understood there was low cloud and mist in the area at the time of the crash although it is not yet known what caused the incident. …


Josephine Bowes: The forgotten ‘pioneer’ of the art world – BBC News

Image copyright The Bowes Museum Image caption The Bowes Museum is celebrating its 125th anniversary Her journey from Parisian clockmaker’s daughter to wealthy wife of a British aristocrat began in 1847, when she was introduced to John Bowes, the illegitimate son of the 10th Earl of Strathmore and a distant ancestor to the Queen Mother. Image copyright The Bowes Museum Image caption John financed the Bowes Museum while Josephine filled it with works of art Josephine’s …

May 28, 2017

Tom Hardy’s Fundraiser For Manchester Victims Has Already Surpassed Its Goal

… set a 15,000 goal for the fundraiser, and donations have already surpassed that. The money will go toward the British Red Cross Society. Those affected by the tragedy are helping out in other ways as well: Manchester-area blood banks have received an overwhelming number of donors following the deadly attack. The suicide bombing Monday at Grandes concert at Manchester Arena left 22 people dead, including an 8-year-old girl and several teenagers. …

May 26, 2017

Huge Landslide Buries Already Damaged California Highway

… worse over the weekend and the video will give you a glimpse at the undertaking needed to open the road again, the sheriffs department said in a Facebook post. Efforts to restore other sections damaged from earlier landslides were also called off while Caltrans officials wait for the ground stabilize, according to the San Luis Obispo Tribune. The storm-related road closures have increased the isolation of Big Surs residents and hurt its local businesses. The area of Californias central coast …

May 24, 2017

1.2 million adolescents’ deaths mostly preventable, report says

(CNN)More than 1.2 million adolescents die every year around the world — an average of 3,000 deaths per day — from causes that are largely preventable, according to a new report from the World Health Organization. The leading cause of deathamong 10- to 19-year-olds globally in 2015 was road injury, which killed more than 115,000 people, followed by lower respiratory infections and self-harm. When separated by age, sex and region, however, the leading causes of death differed …

May 16, 2017