A Fly Jamaica Airways crew member is accused of attempting to smuggle nearly nine pounds of cocaine through John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York. Federal officials said that during a security search late last week, Hugh Hall, a Jamaican citizen, was found to have four packages filled with white powder strapped to his legs and hidden underneath his pants. Authorities confirmed that the substance was cocaine - about $160,000 worth, according to a statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
Police say they saw an object in Stephan Clark's hand before they fired 20 bullets that killed him in his back yard Sunday night in Sacramento, a disturbing moment that was made public through body camera footage released Wednesday night, March 21. The two officers were responding to a 911 call about a man breaking vehicle windows when they encountered, then killed, Clark, an unarmed black man.
First, you have to know where the deactivation page lies in your account settings. To even see the page, you have to re-enter your password. Then, Facebook makes its final plea: "Are you sure you want to deactivate your account?" The deactivation page displays a mosaic of your friends' photos, each one accompanied by a message. "Susanne will miss you. Gene will miss you. Jessica will miss you." Instead of deactivating, Facebook suggests, would you like to send them a message?
WASHINGTON - John Dowd, a personal attorney to President Donald Trump, resigned his position Thursday amid a shake-up in the president's legal team as Trump has sought more firepower to deal with the special counsel's Russia investigation. The resignation came Thursday, according to three people familiar with the decision. In an email to The Washington Post, Dowd wrote, "I love the President and wish him well."
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant appointed state Agriculture and Commerce Commissioner Cindy Hyde-Smith to the U.S. Senate on Wednesday - a decision that has already drawn concerns from fellow Republicans, including some inside the White House. "Things are new, things are good, and things are about to happen, I can assure you," Hyde-Smith said after Bryant introduced her at an event in Mississippi. The governor said the decision was "mine and mine alone." He called on Mississippians to rally around his choice.
While officials from the U.S., Canada and Mexico try to hammer out a new North American Free Trade Agreement, lobbyists in Washington are using the deal's rewrite to advance a broad legislative agenda making it easier for U.S. companies to build factories, move cargo and export coal.
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas - He worked with his dad around their modest yellow house on Second Street, fixing up a newly purchased home in an old-fashioned, close-knit neighborhood - the kind of place where residents checked in on one another. Mark Anthony Conditt seemed to fit in. The 23-year-old was used to being around his parents, having been home-schooled. As he neared graduation, he took a government course at Austin Community College and described himself on a class blog as conservative but "not that politically inclined." People who knew him say Conditt was quiet and shy.
WASHINGTON - Congressional leaders reached a tentative $1.3 trillion spending deal Wednesday to keep government agencies operating through September, unveiling legislation that would make good on President Trump's promises to increase military funding while blocking much of his immigration agenda.
T.J. Oshie left the University of North Dakota after three years to pursue his professional hockey career, so he once tried to take an online class and inch closer toward finishing his degree. He was promptly booted from the course because of his checkered past on campus. "I don't think I looked at the emails, but apparently I still have unpaid parking tickets, and I got kicked out of the class," Oshie admitted sheepishly. "I must have missed the email. I didn't think they were that serious, but they're serious."