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Officer charged in shooting that was streamed on Facebook

Officer charged in shooting that was streamed on Facebook

Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez was officially charged with second-degree manslaughter, as well as risky discharge of a firearm . Some of those cases are still pending, including the one against Chicago officer Jason Van Dyke, who was charged last year with first-degree murder in the 2014 killing of 17-year-old Laquan McDonald.


College kids push 'sanctuary campuses' for undocumented immigrants

College kids push 'sanctuary campuses' for undocumented immigrants

Thousands of students walked out of classes and marched on dozens of campuses across the U.S. Wednesday asking their colleges to provide sanctuary to undocumented students while leaders of major cities said they will do all they can to protect residents from deportation.


Suspect charged in mother's fatal shooting at birthday party

Suspect charged in mother's fatal shooting at birthday party

Among those rushed to the hospital with gunshot wounds was a six-year-old. DPD said there are no other suspects in the shooting. Police are looking for up to three people they believe were involved. Tennessee Highway Patrol is assisting with the investigation. Responding officers encountered multiple victims shot during the 2-year-old's birthday party, including the 21-year-old mother of the child.


Toddler survives hanging attempt at Minneapolis day care; suspect caught

Toddler survives hanging attempt at Minneapolis day care; suspect caught

The boy was taken to a hospital and is "doing fine", Arneson said she was told. Arneson called the incident "horrific" and said, 'We don't know what was happening with her'. The driver, who was hit, got out of his vehicle and was dragged by the suspect's vehicle for several blocks. Police then received another call at 9:59 a.m.


Suspect Charged in Vandalism of Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

Suspect Charged in Vandalism of Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame Star

Otis faces one felony count of vandalism over $400 damage in the case. If convicted, Otis could serve three years in prison. Los Angeles police estimated the damage at US$2,500. Det. Otis said at the time he hoped his punishment would be "fair". The television station stated that Otis had said he wanted to sell the star and use the proceeds to help women who had accused Trump of sexually assaulting them.



Electoral College is the problem

When we try to interest other countries in pursuing democratic elections, they will laugh at us and remind us that the Electoral College system has become the laughingstock of the world. Georgia introduced a county unit system in 1917, presumably based on the Electoral College . It also allows for what happened this year - a candidate winning the vote of the people, but still losing the presidency.