Daily Archive: May 8, 2017

May
08

Police kill burglary suspect in shootout at LA home

Police kill burglary suspect in shootout at LA homeLOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who broke into a Los Angeles home on Monday and repeatedly exchanged gunfire with police while barricading himself inside was shot and killed by officers after the standoff that lasted more than six hours, authorities said.


May
08

Ted Cruz tried to lecture Sally Yates about constitutional law. It didn't go well for him

Ted Cruz tried to lecture Sally Yates about constitutional law. It didn't go well for himSally Yates batted off cross-examination from Senator Ted Cruz during a testy exchange over Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban during her Senate testimony on Russian meddling in the election. Mr Cruz tried to challenge the former acting Attorney General’s decision not to enforce Mr Trump’s ban – the original version of which would have restricted travel from seven Muslim-majority countries – only to find that she had come prepared. Ms Yates determined the executive order violated the “fundamental” right to freedom of religion and so stuck by the decision, which would eventually lead to her dismissal from her job.


May
08

Ex-felon arrested in one-punch death on Las Vegas sidewalk

Ex-felon arrested in one-punch death on Las Vegas sidewalkLAS VEGAS (AP) — An man held in the one-punch killing of a California father of five outside a downtown Las Vegas lounge served prison time in Nevada, police said Monday.


May
08

Judge rejects immediate block of monument removal

Judge rejects immediate block of monument removalNEW ORLEANS (AP) — Supporters of Confederate-era monuments slated for removal in New Orleans launched a new court fight Monday to save one of them.


May
08

Sun trap

As India leaps ahead in solar capacity, we look at the latest innovations around the world.

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