Daman Smoot pleaded guilty Monday to third-degree murder in the death of Adam Brundage back in 2004.
Daman Smoot pleaded guilty Monday to third-degree murder in the death of Adam Brundage back in 2004.
California Gov. Gavin Newsom unsuccessfully pressed President Trump on Monday to acknowledge that climate change is making wildfires worse across much of the West Coast. “We obviously feel very strongly that the hots are getting hotter, the drys are getting drier,” Newsom told Trump at a roundtable in Sacramento, Calif., where the president stopped for two hours on a fundraising trip for his reelection campaign.
A woman traveling from Fort Myers, Florida, to Chicago said she was escorted off her Southwest Airline flight on Saturday because her 2-year-old son was snacking prior to takeoff and wasn't wearing his mask. Jodi Degyansky, 34, wants airlines to have more compassion for parents who have toddlers that might have difficulty donning their masks for a long time. Degyansky said she flew to Florida to visit her family in Naples.
A 14-year-old hunter apparently fell asleep in a Michigan field before he was run over and killed by a corn chopper, police say. The boy was dropped off in a field in Chandler Township early Saturday so he could hunt, the Huron County Sheriff's Office said in a news release. Chandler Township is roughly 130 miles north of Detroit.
Authorities were continuing to search Monday for a gunman who walked up to a parked sheriff's squad car and opened fire, critically wounding two Los Angeles County deputies in an ambush recorded on surveillance video. Officials asked for the public's help in identifying the gunman in a weekend ambush after officials offered a $100,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. The 31-year-old female deputy and 24-year-old male deputy underwent surgery after the shooting Saturday evening and were expected to recover, Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Sunday.
Donald Trump Getty Images If President Donald Trump loses re-election, he could find himself the first ex-president to be charged with a crime. More than a dozen investigations are already under way against Trump and his associates, so his potential legal exposure is "breathtaking," according to New York Magazine columnist Jeff Wise. "You might think, given all the crimes Trump has bragged about committing during his time in office, that the primary path to prosecuting him would involve the U.S. Justice Department," Wise wrote.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – South Dakota Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg told authorities he thought he hit a deer on Saturday night when he struck and killed a pedestrian with his vehicle. Joseph Boever, 55, of Highmore, South Dakota, was killed after being struck by Ravnsborg's Ford Taurus, the South Dakota Highway Patrol said. The state attorney general called authorities after the crash, telling them he thought he had hit a deer, the state Highway Patrol said.
Former Tallahassee mayor and 2018 candidate for Florida governor Andrew Gillum came out as bisexual on on Monday, the first time he has publicly acknowledged his sexual orientation. Mr Gillum addressed the topic in his first public interview since reports surfaced earlier this year of police finding him passed out from drunkenness in a Miami hotel room with a male escort who had allegedly overdosed on crystal meth. “I don't identify as gay, but I do identify as bisexual,” the Florida Democrat, a rising star in his party as recently as two years ago, said in an interview with Tamron Hall that aired on Monday.
Four CHP Officers, a Golden Gate Bridge Patrol Officer, and a tow truck driver have all been released after they were possibly exposed to the Opioid drug, Fentanyl. The initial driver who was found unconscious in a vehicle on the Golden Gate Bridge is still hospitalized.
A majority of people think Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has more respect for the military than President Donald Trump, according to a new poll. Respondents to an ABC News/Ipsos poll were asked who has more respect for the military, with 61% saying Biden compared to 37% who said Trump. Eighty-one percent of Republicans said Trump had more respect for the troops while 93 percent of Democrats said Biden.
Customs and Border Protection boasted that it intercepted 2,000 'counterfeit Apple AirPods' entering the US from Hong Kong in an announcement posted Sunday night. "Hey, give those back," OnePlus tweeted in response to CBP's post. After publication, a CBP spokesperson told Business Insider that the agency determined the buds "appeared to violate Apple's configuration trademark," which "is unrelated to the images or language on the box."
Kenneth Walker has spoken out about the shooting of his girlfriend, Breonna Taylor, saying he can “no longer remain silent”. Taylor, a decorated Emergency Medical Technician, 26, was shot dead by police officers in her apartment on 13 March during a drug raid in connection to her ex-boyfriend. Mr Walker, who was at home with Taylor on the night she was killed, is “haunted” by the experience, Steve Romine, one of Mr Walkers attorney's, told NBC News.
The U.S. Air Force will designate any aircraft, weapon or satellite manufactured using digital engineering with an "e-" prefix in an effort to showcase how innovative processes are part of design and development of the future arsenal, the service's top civilian announced Monday. "To inspire companies to embrace the possibilities presented by digital engineering, today the Department of the Air Force is announcing a new weapons system designator--the 'e' series," Air Force Secretary Barbara Barrett said during the 2020 virtual Air, Space and Cyber conference, hosted by the Air Force Association. "For 73 years, the entire history of the Air Force, X-planes have represented technological innovation," she said, highlighting the experimental aircraft and rockets in the late 1940s that led to the first iteration of supersonic flight.
President Donald Trump set the tone early on at his rally in northern Nevada Saturday night, warning that he was prepared to "be really vicious" in the final weeks of the presidential campaign. Fuming over a new ad about his alleged disparagement of U.S. military personnel, Trump arrived here with a torrent of insults ready to go. “But you know the good part?” Trump continued.
The Bay Area Rapid Transit system experienced an outage on Sunday, and riders were encouraged to use other Bay Area transit alternatives. The cause of the outage was a failure in its field network devices, which manage the energy distribution for the electric grid used by BART. These outages are fairly uncommon, with the last one of this scale happening in 2019.
Tropical Storm Sally is expected to strengthen into a category 2 hurricane as it approaches Louisiana, with governor John Bel Edwards to request a federal declaration from Donald Trump ahead of landfall on Tuesday. Hurricane-force winds, life-threatening storm surges and flash flooding is forecast for much of southeast Louisiana, as well as Mississippi's coastal and southern regions. Mr Edwards said at a press conference on Sunday that Sally has shifted slightly west, bringing more of the state into its path, including parts of the New Orleans metro area.
Chilean citizens planning to vote in a referendum on a new constitution next month will be at no greater risk of contracting coronavirus at the ballot box than they would be going to the supermarket, the head of the country's electoral service said on Monday. Patricio Santamaria, the Servel president, said what was at stake was "too important" for voters to stay away. "We know there is fear but I want to emphasize that going to vote will be no more dangerous than going to the supermarket, paying a bill or running another errand," he told journalists in the capital Santiago.
Susan Pompeo used her personal email address to ask US State Department employees to work the week of Christmas last year and help her write personal holiday cards, according to emails obtained by McClatchy. Two staffers on the email chain, Lisa Kenna and Toni Porter, testified before the House Foreign Affairs Committee last month as part of its investigation into the State Department. The State Department told McClatchy it was "beyond proud and honored to have Mrs. Pompeo, and all diplomatic spouses, give so much time, voluntarily, to ensure we here at State are One Team with One Mission."
The daughter of Donald Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen, has recalled “creepy” comments the president allegedly made about her when she was just 15 years old. Samantha Cohen, who is now 24 years old, spoke to CNN about a series of comments Mr Trump made about her, following the release of her father's memoir on 8 September, which revealed the alleged exchange. Mr Cohen pleaded guilty in 2018 to tax evasion and campaign finance violations, including paying hush money to women who claimed to have had affairs with Mr Trump, and reported to prison on 6 May 2019, before being released earlier this year.
But when she's back at her British home in Berkshire, on the outskirts of London, internet speeds are dire enough that Ms. Spencer uses her cellphone as an internet hotspot and carries extra portable Wi-Fi to ensure as little disruption occurs as possible for her online courses teaching hundreds of children at a time. It all amounts to high monthly costs to stay connected in the United Kingdom. It's a bit mad having so many backups, but being reliable is super important,” she says.
Scientists at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research are advancing a vaccine that may be able to prevent strains of the common cold in the future. But their immediate concern is the imminent flu season because nearly seven months since receiving their first samples of the novel coronavirus from a Washington state patient, they still don't know whether catching the flu could increase the chances of getting COVID-19. When this virus emerged, it was sort of coming toward the tail end of the flu season.