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Pennsylvania police in manhunt for suspect in killing of officer
News ImageOfficer Brian Shaw, 25, who had been with the New Kensington Police Department for less than a year, was shot late on Friday after a traffic stop and foot chase, police have said. Law enforcement agencies near the small town about 20 miles northeast of Pittsburgh as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation are searching for the suspect in the shooting, Pennsylvania State Police spokesman Trooper Steve Limani told reporters. An arrest warrant identified the suspect as Rahmeal Sal Holt, 29, and warned that he should be considered armed and dangerous, state police said on Twitter.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 22:11:34 -0500
Former New York state official sued over alleged sex harassment
News ImageLisa Cater, a former Department of Motor Vehicles employee, filed suit in Manhattan's federal court against William Hoyt, a former regional head of the state's economic development agency, as well as Cuomo, the agency and New York state. The lawsuit, filed on Saturday, contends that the Cuomo administration ignored repeated complaints by her against Hoyt, a married former state assemblyman.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 19:25:09 -0500
Trump says he should have left UCLA players in jail in China
News ImageU.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday upbraided the father of one of three UCLA basketball players who were detained in China on suspicion of shoplifting after he questioned Trump's role in their release. "Now that the three basketball players are out of China and saved from years in jail, LaVar Ball, the father of LiAngelo, is unaccepting of what I did for his son and that shoplifting is no big deal.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:51:05 -0500
Trump open to dropping healthcare provision in Senate tax bill: aide
News ImageBy Lucia Mutikani and Valerie Volcovici WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump would not insist on including repeal of an Obama-era health insurance mandate in a bill intended to enact the biggest overhaul of the tax code since the 1980s, a senior White House aide said on Sunday. The version of tax legislation put forward by Senate Republican leaders would remove a requirement in former President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law that taxes Americans who decline to buy health insurance. "If we can repeal part of Obamacare as part of a tax bill ... that can pass, that's great," White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 15:47:43 -0500
New Orleans's first female mayor to lead city during its 300th anniversary
News ImageLaToya Cantrell, 45, on Saturday defeated former Municipal Court Judge Desiree Charbonnet in a special runoff election to replace Mitch Landrieu. Cantrell will take office as the 51st mayor of New Orleans in May 2018 as the Louisiana city celebrates the 300th anniversary of its founding by the French in 1718.
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 13:05:53 -0500
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