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Nathan Sutherland's booking photo. Image credit - CNN


Sutherland has "invoked his Fifth Amendment rights" and has not participated in an interview with police,

A 36-year-old nurse has been arrested on suspicion of impregnating a woman in a vegetative state who unexpectedly gave birth last month at a Phoenix health care facility, police said Wednesday.

Kamala Harris, D-Calif., confirmed her candidacy during an appearance on ABC's "Good Morning America." File Photo By Tom Williams/UPI | License Photo


Harris, 54, the daughter of immigrants from Jamaica and India, enters the race with the potential advantage of being the Democratic candidate who looks most like the party’s increasingly diverse base of young, female and minority voters.

First-term Democratic Senator Kamala Harris of California, a rising party star and outspoken critic of President Donald Trump’s immigration policies, launched her 2020 campaign for the White House on Monday by touting her background as a prosecutor.

U.S. President Donald Trump delivers remarks on border security and the partial shutdown of the U.S. government from the Diplomatic Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., January 19, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas


Insisting on his demand for $5.7 billion to fund a U.S.-Mexico border barrier as part of any bill to fully reopen the government, Trump sought to pile pressure on Democrats by appealing to immigrants they have tried to help.

U.S. President Donald Trump proposed an immigration deal on Saturday in a bid to end a 29-day partial government shutdown, including temporary protections for “Dreamers” and other immigrants, but Democrats immediately dismissed it.

A Florida mother is suing her developmentally disabled daughter's caregiver after woman became pregnant


She needed surgery, the court document says. During a pre-surgery check, medical authorities discovered she was pregnant and did a sexual assault exam.

A Florida woman is suing her daughter's former health care provider and three of its employees, alleging the developmentally disabled 23-year-old was raped, impregnated and injured while in their care.

Tempe police released body cam footage of an officer fatally shooting 14-year-old Antonio Arce as he was allegedly burglarizing a car on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2019.


The video clearly shows the teen running away from the officer at a distance, an apparent contradiction to what Tempe Police Sgt. Ronald Elcock said Tuesday: "The suspect turned toward the officer, at which time the officer perceived a threat and fired his service weapon."

Police released body cam footage on Friday of a shooting from earlier in the week in which a 14-year-old was shot and killed while running away from a Tempe Police Department officer. The video shows the teen -- who ended up being armed with a replica airsoft gun instead of an actual gun -- with his back to the officer and at the far end of an alley when he's shot.

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke sentenced to 81 months in prison for Laquan McDonald murder


Prosecutors had sought a "significant amount of time" -- 18 to 20 years -- while Van Dyke's attorneys had asked for probation.

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke was sentenced to 81 months in prison on Friday evening for the shooting death of African-American teen Laquan McDonald.

'Sex trainer' who claimed to have information on Russia election interference arrested in Moscow - ABC News photo


No evidence ever emerged to support her claims, but the case has attracted significant media attention in Russia, mostly because of its salacious details and the high-profile characters involved.

An Instagram model and self-described “sex trainer” from Belarus, who last year drew international attention with unsubstantiated claims to have recordings relevant to the Russian election interference investigation, has been arrested at a Moscow airport on prostitution charges after she was deported from Thailand.

File image - Michael Cohen (L) and President Donald Trump


We stand by our reporting and the sources who informed it, and we urge the Special Counsel to make clear what he's disputing."

Special counsel Robert Mueller on Friday took the unusual step of publicly denying portions of a media report published by Buzzfeed News.

US-based Ghanaian arrested for alleged murder in US


According to the report, the suspect and the victim knew each other but the police is yet to establish the relationship between them.

A US-based Ghanaian, Daniel Kankam, has been arrested by the Alexandia Police, Virginia for allegedly murdering one Somaya Hussein Ahmed.

Democrat Julian Castro launches 2020 U.S. presidential bid


“I’m running for president because it’s time for new leadership. Because it’s time for new energy,” Castro said, launching his campaign. “And it’s time for a new commitment to make sure that the opportunities I’ve had are available for every American.”

Texas Democrat Julian Castro, a former San Antonio mayor and top U.S. housing official, formally launched his White House bid on Saturday, entering as a dark horse candidate in a likely crowded field vying to challenge President Donald Trump in the November 2020 election.

Killer nabbed by chewed gum and a water bottle apologizes for murdering a teacher as he heads to prison for life


 Christy Mirack's brother had one critical question left this week for his sister's killer.

DoubleTree Portland Hotel fires 2 workers for calling police on black hotel guest


"We have terminated the employment of the two men involved in the mistreatment of Mr. Massey. Their actions were inconsistent with our standards & values.

The DoubleTree Hotel in Portland, Oregon, fired two workers who were involved in calling police on a black man who was a guest in the hotel.

Gustavo Perez Arriaga, , who is accused of gunning down a Northern California police officer was taken into custody Friday, Dec. 28, in Bakersfield, CA. following a massive manhunt, officials said.


The suspect, Gustavo Perez Arriaga, fled after shooting Newman police Cpl. Ronil Singh, 33, at a traffic stop just before 1 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department.

A Mexican man accused of gunning down a Northern California police officer was taken into custody Friday following a massive manhunt that ended with a surrender after authorities surrounded a home in Bakersfield, California, 200 miles south of where the crime took place, officials said.

Michael Asiamah (pictured) is suing the military for £150,000 after accusing them of failing to protect him from the British winter. Image credit - dailymail


According to him, the army exposed him to the cold despite knowing that people of black Caribbean and African origin are more susceptible to cold injuries.

 A Ghanaian soldier based in the United Kingdom has sued the military for £150,000 after accusing them of failing to protect him from the British winter.

Trump warns government shutdown could be lengthy


The shutdown comes at the end of a perilous week for the president, with Defense Secretary James Mattis resigning in protest after Trump’s sudden decision to pull U.S. troops out of Syria. The Syria move was widely criticized, even by senior Republicans in Congress.

On the first day of the U.S. government shutdown, President Donald Trump said he was continuing to negotiate with Democrats to end the impasse over the federal budget, but warned that “it could be a long stay” as he repeated his call for improved border security.

Patrick Frazee, the fiance of missing Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth. Image credit - newswires


Frazee was booked on first-degree murder and solicitation to commit first-degree murder, prosecutors said, with formal charges to follow.

Patrick Frazee, the fiancé of missing Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth, was arrested for first-degree murder and solicitation to commit first-degree murder Friday morning, nearly one month after Berreth vanished, police said.

Syria, Mattis, Afghanistan, shutdown: Trump ends year in chaos. Reuters photo


Even some of Trump’s friends showed deepening worry about where his administration is heading at the halfway point of his term.

Trump’s presidency has lurched from crisis to crisis since he took office less than two years ago, but Thursday was a landmark day of chaos that appeared to test the resolve of even senior Republican backers in Washington.

Donald Trump announced the defense secretary’s resignation on Thursday night. Photograph: Jon Elswick/AP


While the US remains the indispensable nation in the free world, we cannot protect our interests or serve that role effectively without maintaining strong alliances and showing respect to those allies.

 U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told President Donald Trump in his resignation letter on Thursday that he was leaving the administration so Trump could have a Pentagon chief with views “better aligned” with his own.

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