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Keith Scott's fingerprints, DNA, blood found on gun, police sources say

Loading...<p><b>CHARLOTTE, N.C.</b> - Tests revealed Keith Scott's fingerprints, DNA and blood were on a gun recovered at Tuesday’s officer-involved shooting …

Cox Media Group

Charlotte police union official acknowledges ‘I didn’t quote facts’ on out-of-state protesters

A spokesman for Charlotte’s Fraternal Order of Police told CNN that 70 percent of the protesters arrested in Charlotte this week were from …

Tens of thousands march against same-sex marriage in Mexico

Tens of thousands of people are marching in Mexico City in opposition to Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto's push to legalize same-sex marriage.<p>A much smaller demonstration by supporters of same-sex marriage also took place. The two sides were kept apart Saturday by hundreds of police and …

George W. Bush needed a little help from Obama to take a selfie

US presidents have a lot of power, but sometimes even they have trouble getting the perfect photo.<p>George W. Bush needed a little help from Barack Obama on Saturday morning at the opening of the Smithsonian Institute's National Museum of African American Culture and History.<p>At the event, Bush tried …

Barack Obama

Where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on the opioid epidemic

Over the past decade, the US has undergone an opioid epidemic. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has called it a "tremendous problem," while Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has called it a "quiet epidemic."<p>As has been well-documented, the widespread prescription of …

New Hampshire
Social Media

The Prancing Elites: Reality TV Stars You Can Feel Good About Loving

They’ve been booed, banned, and called abominations. But one year after finding reality TV fame, the Prancing Elites are back—and more fascinating …

Why You Need To Be Worried About This Week’s Terror Attack In Pakistan

KARACHI, Pakistan -- In the aftermath of a Wednesday terror attack at a university in the northwest, Pakistan is going through familiar motions: remembering the dead; celebrating heroes, like a professor who tried to fight back against armed intruders; debating what the government and military …

Pakistan

FBI "took over world's biggest child porn website"

Users were able to view thousands of explcit images of kindergarten-age children for two weeks while it was under bureau's control in an unprecedented internet sting operation<p>The FBI took over the world biggest child pornography website in a sting operation intended to catch viewers of sexual …

Muslim doctor and sister help convict Isil supporters after confronting them

Asmaa Al-Kufaishi, 36, and her sister Reem, 24, praised after challenging the men who had set up a stall in Oxford Street, London, and gave photo evidence to police<p>An outraged Muslim doctor and her sister helped convict two Isil-supporting fanatics after confronting them in the street and …

Why Is A Wisconsin Prison Not Allowing Steven Avery To Talk With The Press?

Since the Netflix crime documentary <i>Making A Murderer</i> has become a massive hit, we’ve heard from nearly everyone involved in the trial of Steven Avery … except Steven Avery himself. The man who many feel was wrongly convicted of the murder of Teresa Halbach has barely made a peep from his jail cell …

Crime

GOP lawmakers want exemptions for gay marriage opponents

ATLANTA (AP) — Months after the Supreme Court effectively legalized same-sex marriage, lawmakers across the U.S. are pushing bills that would give businesses and some public employees the right to refuse serving gay couples because of their religious beliefs.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union …

LGBTQI
Bernie Sanders

Veterans accuse Sarah Palin of dangerous stereotyping in comments about son’s PTSD

During a tour in Iraq, U.S. Army officer Ryan Kranc was traveling on a convoy with his commander when they drove over a roadside bomb. His commander died, and Kranc survived.<p>That was 2003. For many years after, Kranc bore the guilt of the incident — until 2009, when he was deployed in Saudi Arabia …

Stereotypes

Some Democrats fear Clinton's message is failing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton has questioned Bernie Sanders' electability. She's criticized his plans for health care, foreign policy and Wall Street. And she's tagged him with flip-flopping on gun control.<p>None of it appears to be sticking, say some Democrats who have raised concerns that a …

Government
Republicans
Donald Trump

BRO is the app linking straight men with other straight men

It’s been a strange week for gay men, the poor souls. Wednesday saw the Mother of Parliaments debating the future of poppers. Tory MP Crispin Blunt, who once voted against the equal age of consent and adoption by gay couples, kicked things off in rip-roaring style with his declaration “I use …

North Korea detains American student for wanting to 'destroy the country's unity'

Otto Frederick Warmbier, 21, of the University of Virginia, was in North Korea for a five-day New Year trip and was detained at Pyongyang airport on Jan. 2 ahead of a flight back to China, said Gareth Johnson of Young Pioneer Tours, which organized the visit.<p>According to the North's official KCNA …

North Korea

The State of Wisconsin Tried To Shut Down The ‘Making A Murderer’ Documentary And Seize Its Footage

Did the state of Wisconsin try to kill the <i>Making A Murderer</i> documentary before it could be released? That’s what filmmakers Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos said during a Twitter Q&A earlier this week.<p>This isn’t the first time the duo behind Netflix’s hit crime documentary have brought this incident …

Crime
Government

Hillary Clinton Sets Up A Fight With Bernie Sanders Over Paid Leave

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Thursday offered new details about her plan to make sure all workers can take time off, with pay, in order to care for a newborn or sick relative.<p>In so doing, she drew two contrasts -- a small one with Democratic rival Bernie Sanders, who would …

Middle-class

Is Ted Cruz, born in Canada, eligible for the presidency? Legal experts say yes

Texas Sen. Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz was born in Calgary, Canada, on Dec. 22, 1970, the son of Eleanor Darragh, from Wilmington, Del., and Rafael Cruz, a native of Cuba.<p>If he's elected president this fall, he would become the nation's first chief executive born outside the United States.<p>But his …

Islamic State jihadist executes own mother in public

Latest "extreme execution" claim comes from Islamic State's capital, Raqqa<p>An Islamic State jihadist executed his own mother in public after she tried to persuade him to quit, according to new reports.<p>The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors the war in Syria from London, said that a …

President Obama vows to take gun debate to the ballot box

President Obama defended steps he initiated this week aimed at reducing gun violence as a modest effort "just to make progress," underscoring the limits of his new unilateral actions while vowing to seek more significant change through the ballot box.<p>In a New York Times op-ed published Thursday …

Why don't black and white Americans live together?

<b>Legal segregation in the US may have ended more than 50 years ago. But in many parts of the country, Americans of different races aren't neighbours - they don't go to the same schools, they don't shop at the same stores, and they don't always have access to the same services.</b><p>In 2016 the issue of …

Housing

Transgender Woman Denied Hormones in Men's Prison Tried to Remove Her Own Scrotum

Keeping transgender women in men's prisons has got to stop.<p>U.K. politician Cat Smith received a shocking letter from a transgender woman in a men's prison who said she started "injecting bleach into her testicles" and "attempting self surgery to remove her scrotum" after she was denied access to …

Justice
Government