Author: 0 Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez dead after hanging self in cell

The 27-year-old was rushed to UMass Memorial-HealthAlliance Hospital in Leominster, where he was pronounced dead an hour later. Shortly after Hernandez received life sentence without possibility of parole for the murder of Odin Lloyd in April 2015, he was reportedly taken to MCI-Cedar Junction in MA, where he was kept separate from the rest of the inmate population for evaluation and to protect him from other inmates, according to TMZ .

Author: 0 Some Patriots snub White House invite

In all, 68 players were invited to the ceremony, and 34 attended, according to a count by CSN New England. "That's the beauty of what they do, they win as a team", said Trump, who equated some similarity to the team's stirring 25-point comeback against the Atlanta Falcons with his own political victory.

Author: 0 Mitch Haniger's 3 hits, 4 RBIs lifts Mariners past Marlins 10-5

In the end, the Marlins came two outs shy of a combined no-hitter, as Haniger doubled with one out in the ninth. Dan Straily and two relievers combined to no-hit the New York Mets through seven innings Sunday before Neil Walker broke it up in the eighth with a single off Ziegler with two outs.

USA China says Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly
Author: 0 China says Ivanka Trump trademark requests handled properly

China's Foreign Ministry is defending a decision to grant Ivanka Trump new trademark rights for her line of handbags, jewelry and spa services. According to The Guardian , they received preliminary approval for 38 trademarks in areas like hospitality, mining, construction, and even escort services earlier this year.

Author: 0 Crews search for hikers swept away in Grand Canyon creek

The helicopter picked up the other two hikers and crews started searching the area from the air. While that means the pair won't have any food or supplies, search teams say there were indications that they had been able to take their backpacks off after they fell into the river.

Author: 0 Fox kicks Bill O'Reilly to the curb

Activist groups such as the National Organisation for Women have been bringing pressure to bear for weeks on the firm to fire O'Reilly in a case that NOW said became emblematic of the "culture of sexual harassment at Fox News" and requires an "immediate independent investigation".

Author: 0 US Supreme Court stops execution of Arkansas death row inmate

Bruce Ward and Don Davis, who were to be executed Monday night, won stays from the Arkansas Supreme Court and the state appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of Davis but not Ward. "Both Mr. Ward and Mr. Davis were denied independent mental health experts to help their defense attorneys investigate, understand, and present these critical mental health issues to the jury", Assistant Federal Defender Scott Braden said in a statement .

Author: 0 Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'

Earlier this year, Patrick shot back at claims of economic fallout, saying there was "no evidence whatsoever" that the passage of SB 6 would have "any economic impact in Texas ". McMaster repeated his opposition Tuesday. "They spend a lot of money on gas". To qualify for the new tax-relief program, Montana property owners would need to own land worth twice as much as the improvements on it.

USA Victim of Fresno shooting a father of 2 kids
Author: 0 Victim of Fresno shooting a father of 2 kids

Three people have been shot and killed in California by a gunman whom it is alleged had a dislike of white people and government. Francine Williams described her 25-year-old son as a kind and giving person who had recently gotten engaged.

USA Florida state senator apologizes for racial slur
Author: 0 Florida state senator apologizes for racial slur

Perry Thurston, who was part of the conversation Monday night that led to Artiles' apology. "I'm very respectful to everyone", Gibson told the Herald . "She was very surprised when I asked about what happened", Mitchell said. I am so sorry for the words and tone I used for you regretfully Monday night.

USA AR Supreme Court Grants Stay of Execution for Inmate Stacey Johnson
Author: 0 AR Supreme Court Grants Stay of Execution for Inmate Stacey Johnson

They include Ledell Lee and Stacey Johnson , who are set for execution Thursday night. Jeremy Hutchinson, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee. It's unclear whether the new execution obstacles would have any political fallout for the court. After criminal defense attorney Yodit Tewolde explained that "for Arkansas to try to rush executions for the sake of a drug expiring at the end of the month is disrespectful to the intent of justice in this case", Scott ignored her point and ...

USA Enough excuses. Release your taxes, Mr. President
Author: 0 Enough excuses. Release your taxes, Mr. President

Kinzinger also said that the vast majority of Americans want to see Trump's tax returns released, even though it's not a top priority for them, which recent polls confirm. Constituency furor over Trump's returns is even playing out in Republican town hall meetings across the country. This isn't a partisan issue. "We're going to be announcing it very soon", Trump said at Snap-on headquarters in Wisconsin.

USA Police Look To Uncover Judge's Movements Before Death
Author: 0 Police Look To Uncover Judge's Movements Before Death

The medical examiner has not yet determined the cause of Abdus-Salaam's death, so investigators are still looking at all possibilities, police said. The judge's extended family also weighed-in on Abdus-Salaam, who was born Sheila Turner and who was widely hailed as the nation's first female Muslim judge.

USA North Korea puts its might on parade
Author: 0 North Korea puts its might on parade

Military vehicles carry missiles with characters reading "Pukkuksong" during the military parade in North Korean marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung . North Korea is thought to have a small arsenal of atomic bombs and an impressive array of short- and medium-range missiles. Kim Jong-un reviews the parade featuring new long-range missiles.

USA Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court justice
Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court justice

The ultimate showdown was predictable. "He's going to make an incredible addition to the court", Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on the Senate floor. That unusual external review omitted consultation with Senate Democrats, contributing to bitter Democrat complaints about the way the whole process was handled.

Author: 0 Gunman kills three people at random in Fresno

The Fresno County coroner's office released the identities Wednesday of all three men who were killed in the Tuesday morning shooting. As he was arrested he shouted "Allahu Akbar" - God is great - but police said the shootings had 'nothing to do with terrorism in spite of the statement he made .

Author: 0 Arkansas Judge: Order Guided By Law, Not Execution Views

Arkansas remains hopeful it can execute five inmates before the end of the month after courts blocked the state from putting two men to death Monday night. "Here, as a result of decades of strategic litigation, justice has always been denied to (the inmates') victims and their loved ones". This photo provided by Sherry Simon shows Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen taking part of an anti-death penalty demonstration outside the Governor's Mansion Friday, April 14, 2017 in Little ...

Author: 0 Mitch Haniger's 3 hits, 4 RBIs lifts Seattle past Miami 10-5

On Wei-Yin Chen's no-hit possibility: "Tonight's was different than the other day, I thought we felt like we were close and had a good shot tonight, once we got through the eighth there and they hit a couple of those dribblers and we were able to get outs".

USA That 'Armada' Heading To North Korea? Actually, It Sailed South
Author: 0 That 'Armada' Heading To North Korea? Actually, It Sailed South

The perceived communications mix-up has raised eyebrows among Korea experts, who wonder whether it erodes the Trump administration's credibility at a time when USA rhetoric about the North's advancing nuclear and missile capabilities are raising concerns about a potential conflict.

Author: 0 Fox News ends relationship with Bill O'Reilly, O'Reilly responds

A fairly new addition to the evening lineup, Tucker Carlson will slide into the 8 p.m. time slot in place of O'Reilly. Carlson's show had been moved earlier this year to replace "The Kelly File" with Megyn Kelly , another Fox News star who left for NBC in January.

USA Tucker Carlson to fill Bill O'Reilly's slot
Author: 0 Tucker Carlson to fill Bill O'Reilly's slot

It is unclear if Fox News is paying O'Reilly. The harassment complaints are on top of separate allegations against Roger Ailes, Fox News' co-founder. The woman , who is not contemplating any legal action, reported being "very stressed and disillusioned" about her job and believed she would be fired if she complained to anyone, Bloom said.

USA Utah's Chaffetz won't run again for US House, other office in 2018
Author: 0 Utah's Chaffetz won't run again for US House, other office in 2018

In her retweet, Watson wrote, "Chaffetz not seeking re-election will raise more questions about this". Chaffetz says he made the "personal decision" to return to the private sector after five terms, and is shooting down speculation that he had anything less than the full support of House Speaker Paul Ryan and his party.

Author: 0 Nothing to see here: USA carrier still thousands of miles from Korea

A senior administration official was also quoted as telling CNN that it was because of a miscommunication. North Korea had just launched a Scud extended-range missile, only the latest in a series of launches by the rogue state in the first four months of 2017.

Author: 0 UC Berkeley calls off Ann Coulter talk for security reasons

Tucker Carlson criticized the school for claiming they respected the First Amendment while deciding to strip Coulter of her's. Berkeley College Republicans said that's not true, that they provided plenty of notice about their plans. "We learned about the invitation to Ms. Coulter by reading about it in the newspaper", university officials said. "Unfortunately, (campus police) determined that, given now active security threats, it is not possible to assure that the event could be held ...

USA Trump says Rice may have committed crime with unmasking requests
Author: 0 Trump says Rice may have committed crime with unmasking requests

Former Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice admits it's common to ask for the identities of Americans caught up in surveillance. It was reported this week that Rice, in her role as national security adviser, asked intelligence agencies to "unmask" the names of Trump associates mentioned in reports of surveillance activities.

Author: 0 Trump's inaugural committee reports record-shattering fundraising of $107 million

Disclosures filed with the Federal Election Commission on Tuesday showed the contributions from corporate executives, lobbyists and businesses, as well as small donors, totalled US$107 million (S$149.6 million). Obama limited contributions to $50,000 in 2009 but lifted that cap four years later. Other donors include some people who were once critical of Trump but may now seek a better relationship with the White House, including NY fundraiser Paul Singer, who once predicted Trump would ...

USA Will Smith in Talks to Star as Genie in Aladdin
Author: 0 Will Smith in Talks to Star as Genie in Aladdin

The original role of Genie was of course played by Robin Williams, who sadly took his own life in 2014. It looks like Will Smith could be trading his Bel Air throne for phenomenal cosmic powers. THE VOICE cast featured Scott Weinger, Robin Williams , Linda Larkin, Jonathan Freeman, Frank Welker, Gilbert Gottfried, and Douglas Seale. No release date has been set for Aladdin , but it will join a growing number of live-action Disney adaptations which include previous releases Cinderella ...

USA Democrats Face Divided Republican Field In Georgia Special Election
Author: 0 Democrats Face Divided Republican Field In Georgia Special Election

The seat is vacant with the resignation of its long-time Republican congressman, Tom Price , who left Congress when Trump named him as his health and human services chief. "To me what's fantastic is that we continue to see this level shift across the country, a 20-point swing, that puts about 123 Republican seats potentially in play".

USA Supreme Court Scheduled to Hear Important Freedom of Religion Dispute
Author: 0 Supreme Court Scheduled to Hear Important Freedom of Religion Dispute

Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Inc v Comer has been on the court's docket since January 15th, 2016, a month before Justice Antonin Scalia died. "The people of Missouri have decided, as a matter of state constitutional policy, that public funds may not be directed to churches", the brief notes, and there are good reasons for the rule: "ensuring that no religious denomination receives preferential treatment over another by the state, respecting taxpayers' concerns of conscience, and ...

USA IBM revenue misses estimates for first time in five quarters
Author: 0 IBM revenue misses estimates for first time in five quarters

These "strategic imperatives", spread across IBM's various businesses, continued to grow in the first quarter, but failed to offset weakness in the company's core operations, especially at the technology services and cloud platforms business.

Author: 0 Fresno Shootings Race-Related, But No Ties To Terrorist Groups

Although police found rounds of.357 caliber bullets and speed loaders for a revolver when Muhammad was taken into custody, no weapon was found, Dyer said. But Dyer noted that in Thursday's shooting at Motel 6, which was caught on surveillance video, Muhammad did not make any similar statements. Police had issued a plea for the public's help to find Muhammad.

USA Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court
Author: 0 Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

Neil Gorsuch was confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court Friday following a Senate rule change this week allowing him to be confirmed by a simple majority. The fight over Gorsuch's nomination ended a little more than two months after it began when Trump announced his choice at the end of January. Democrats, meanwhile, raised concerns about Gorsuch's ideology, pointing to cases where he sided with corporations over individuals.

Author: 0 Cops: Man kills 3 on street, says he 'hates white people'

Unarmed security guard Carl Williams was shot multiple times at Fresno's Motel 6 last week. "What we know is that this was a random act of violence", Dyer said, adding that it's too soon to determine whether the shootings were acts of terrorism.

Author: 0 Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

On Tuesday, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sent a letter to House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisconsin), confirming that Iran is compliant with its commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action ( JCPOA ). Obama, Kerry and others who negotiated the deal strenuously defended its terms and said the agreement made Israel, the Middle East and the world a safer place.

Author: 0 US VP Pence arrives in Japan to focus on trade

Trump wrote Sunday on Twitter that China was working with the United States on "the North Korea problem". It was therefore "entirely just" for North Korea to have access to nuclear weapons for self-defense, since it is directly exposed to the US nuclear threat.

USA Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border
Author: 0 Sessions to tour Arizona-Mexico border

Sessions' remarks echoed the ideas he spoke about at the border - harsher immigration enforcement, supporting federal border agents and expanding prosecutions on what quote illegal immigrants . During the visit, Sessions tried to make the case for the rise in the prosecutions of migrants by mentioning criminal gangs, including MS-13, an worldwide one originating from Los Angeles.

USA Authorities look for Northern Idaho teen who went missing after prom
Author: 0 Authorities look for Northern Idaho teen who went missing after prom

In a release, Orofino police said Kristian Perez was found at a residence in Orofino. The teen was located in the home belonging to 26-year-old Tyson Imel after police followed a tip that he was staying there. Later in the evening a canine tracking team was summoned to the scene. The dogs lost the track near an entrance into a nearby parking lot along Highway 12.

USA White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn
Author: 0 White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn

This video shows the brawl breaking out between a Spencer supporter and a member of the antifa, or anti-fascist, movement. A reporter with Auburn University Plainsman tweeted that police threatened the antifa activists with arrest if they didn't remove their masks.

Author: 0 United States 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

Scores of people were killed in a suspected chemical attack on Tuesday in the Idlib town of Khan Sheikhoun. The attack killed about 100 civilians, including many children. In Russia, the government condemned the USA military action as "aggression against a sovereign state". Russian Federation has denied any part in the chemical weapons attack.