Federal Hill Park murder under investigation along with two other shootings
Federal Hill Park murder under investigation along with two other shootings
An American woman has been accused of causing a COVID-19 outbreak in a German town after going on a bar crawl while showing symptoms, according to multiple outlets. The unnamed 26-year-old, who works at a hotel for US armed forces and their families in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, was tested on September 8 and told to quarantine until the results were ready, reports said. Markus Söder, the prime minister of the Bavaria region, said there would be "consequences."
That came hours after video showed police escorting a man in handcuffs into the station and a night after protesters broke windows of police vehicles after the fatal shooting of Ricardo Munoz, 27. Earlier Monday, Lancaster Mayor Danene Sorace issued a clear and emotional message less than 24 hours after a city police officer shot and killed a man who was chasing him with what appeared to be a large knife. "I need help.
The importance, Roper said, is that just a year after the service completed an analysis of alternatives, the Air Force has proven it can use cutting-edge advanced manufacturing techniques to build and test a virtual version of its next fighter — and then move to constructing a full-scale prototype and flying it with mission systems onboard. This is not just something that you can apply to things that are simple systems” like Boeing's T-7 Red Hawk trainer jet, the first Air Force aircraft to be built using the “holy trinity” of digital engineering, agile software development and open architecture, Roper said.
Armed groups are patrolling wildfire evacuation zones in Oregon to “protect property” and stopping “individuals within the community”, police have said. Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Roberts said at a press conference on Monday that police are seeing “a group of different individuals that are actually trying to protect property.” “Many of the people we have seen going into these areas are actually going in to get another load of their personal belongings,” he said.
Recent reporting that the president disparaged US troops have had little affect on his favorability among registered voters, according to two separate polls. A Monmouth University poll found 55% of registered voters believed President Donald Trump respected military troops and veterans at least somewhat. Meanwhile, 71% of registered voters thought the same of former Vice President Joe Biden.
The U.S. Space Force confirmed that its Space Based Infrared System satellites were used to detect more than a dozen Iranian missiles aimed at U.S. war fighters in Iraq in January, giving Americans and their partners crucial warning. On Sept. Chief of Space Operations Gen. John “Jay” Raymond specifically credited space professionals assigned to the 2nd Space Warning Squadron at Buckley Air Force Base, Colorado, with providing that early warning, saving the lives of American and coalition forces.
Authorities in Panama have discovered a mass grave they believe contains the bodies of people tortured and killed by a religious cult. Investigators had to hike through the mountains for 10 hours to reach the grave in a remote indigenous province in the country's north-west. Skeletal remains are being removed from the grave where they will later be forensically examined.
Susan Collins and Brett Kavanaugh Getty Images/Salon On Tuesday, The Daily Beast broke down the biggest threat to re-election for Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME). And it isn't her vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, or her vote against convicting President Donald Trump at the impeachment trial — it's the way the election itself will be held. "This fall, Maine is set to be the only state in the country to choose its president and members of Congress using a process called ranked choice voting," wrote congressional reporter Sam Brodey.
Hurricane Sally slowed so much overnight that forecasters say it's drifting more than moving — and that's a dangerous thing. Slow moving cyclones make for longer storm impact, and Sally is moving at just 2 mph, the National Hurricane Center says. Landfall is expected sometime Wednesday near the Mississippi-Alabama state line and the flooding could be “historic,” with widespread areas receiving 10 to 20 inches of rain and isolated amounts of 30 inches along the Gulf Coast, the center reported Tuesday.
Bill Gates is not sugarcoating how he feels about the US coronavirus response: It is bad. He told STAT's Helen Branswell that the US response to the virus has been a mismanaged situation every step of the way, and said: it's unbelievable — the fact that we would be among the worst in the world. "You have people at the White House who aren't epidemiologists, you know, saying what a great job they've done," Gates also told Bloomberg.
A weeks-old anti-mask protest in Utah has become the source of online backlash after a TV news report detailing the rally went viral on social media. The protest, which drew hundreds to the Washington County School District building in St. George, was held Aug. 21 in opposition to a school mask mandate required statewide by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert. Washington County School District Director of Communications Steve Dunham expressed frustration at protesters, calling it "so dang selfish" that people wouldn't wear a mask in an effort to protect others.
Vanessa Bryant, the widow of NBA legend Kobe Bryant, criticised Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva for asking LeBron James to match a $175,000 reward offered to find a gunman that shot two deputies in Compton over the weekend. Ms Bryant posted her response to the challenge - as well as a flurry of criticism aimed at the sheriff - in a series of Instagram posts on Monday. "[Mr Villanueva] shouldn't be challenging LeBron James to match a reward or 'step up to the plate.'
Iran warned the US on Tuesday against making a "strategic mistake" after President Donald Trump threatened Tehran over reports it planned to avenge the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani. "We hope that they do not make a new strategic mistake and certainly in the case of any strategic mistake, they will witness Iran's decisive response," Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabiei told a televised news conference. Trump vowed on Monday that any attack by Iran would be met with a response "1,000 times greater in magnitude," after reports that Iran planned to avenge the killing of top general Qasem Soleimani.
This is for the people who keep asking me about Chicago. Other cities too, sometimes, but it is mostly the City of the Big Shoulders, with its spiraling murder rate, that sends many of you rushing to your keyboards. Why are black people so exercised about police killings of unarmed African Americans, you demand, but not about so-called “Black on Black crime” in the core of our cities?
Sean Hannity and Lou Dobbs, of Fox News Photo illustration by Salon/Getty Images Two of the biggest names from the Fox Corporation are set to testify under oath in a lawsuit over a right-wing conspiracy theory that Russia did not hack the emails from Democratic National Committee that were released to help Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. "Fox News star Sean Hannity was once his network's most prominent booster of conspiracy theories about murdered Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, only stopping the rumor-mongering after Rich's grieving parents publicly begged him to knock it off," The Daily Beast reported Monday.
A recently fired Facebook data scientist wrote a lengthy memo detailing the tech giant's failures to stop election interference in countries around the world, per a BuzzFeed report. The employee, whose job was to find "inauthentic activity," wrote that the company was slow to take action against fake accounts used to manipulate political outcomes in nations including India, Ukraine, and Bolivia. Sophie Zhang wrote that Facebook instead prioritized its public image in choosing which fake networks to investigate, even if the "disproportionate impact" of real-world problems would go ignored.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday that the House will remain in session until lawmakers deliver another round of COVID-19 relief.
Veteran reporter Carl Bernstein has branded Donald Trump a “homicidal President” who is turning his own supporters into "sacrificial lambs” by allowing them to attend large indoor rallies amidst the pandemic. The damming comments come after Mr Trump held an indoor rally in Nevada over the weekend, during which most rally-goers were not wearing masks or observing social distancing. Mr Bernstein, who did much of the original news reporting on the Watergate scandal that led to the investigations in the Nixon presidency, spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper on Tuesday about his thoughts on the controversy.
A nurse at a Georgia Immigration and Customs Enforcement facility is accusing the detention center of performing an unusual number of hysterectomies on immigrants being detained there, usually without their consent. Dawn Wooten made the allegations in a whistleblower complaint sent by Project South to the Department of Homeland Security and its inspector general. A nurse at a Georgia Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention facility is accusing the detention center of allowing an unusual number of hysterectomies to be performed on immigrants detained there, often without their consent.
Emily Ratajkowski wrote an essay for New York Magazine on Tuesday in which she said she was sexually assaulted by photographer Jonathan Leder following a nude photo shoot in 2012. Following the photo shoot, Ratajkowski said she was "very, very drunk" when Leder touched her without consent. Leder reportedly denied the allegations and told New York Magazine that the model's claims were "too tawdry and childish to respond to."