President Obama On Police Shootings: ‘Change Has Been Too Slow’

President Barack Obama on Thursday forcefully condemned the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, two black men fatally shot by police officers this week, lamenting that “we have seen tragedies like this too many times.” In a previously unannounced speech made just after he landed in Warsaw, Poland, to attend Friday’s NATO summit, Obama was visibly frustrated and implored communities ...

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Mark Hughes, Man Incorrectly Identified As Dallas Shooting Suspect, Speaks Out

A Dallas man says he’s received death threats since being incorrectly identified as a suspect in the fatal shooting of police officers. Mark Hughes had been attending a protest against recent acts of police brutality when snipers opened fire on officers there. Hughes was later cleared without charges, but the tweet was still up hours later. “We received a phone call ...

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Obama Says Dallas Police Shooting ‘Despicable,’ Highlights Need For Gun Control

President Barack Obama called the fatal shootings of several Dallas police officers“despicable,” and said that it highlighted the need for better gun control laws. “There has been a vicious, despicable, and calculated attack on law enforcement,” he said. “Police were doing their jobs, keeping people safe during a protest.” The president said the shooting highlights the need for a new debate ...

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Dwyane Wade leaving Miami Heat for Chicago Bulls: report

It seems that Dwyane Wade is finally fed up with pay cuts, so he’s taking his big contract and going home. The 12-time All-Star who helped the Miami Heat win three NBA titles is reportedly heading to his hometown Chicago Bulls, according to The Vertical via Twitter. “Dwyane Wade has informed the Bulls he plans to sign a deal with ...

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Philando Castile shot and killed by Minnesota police during traffic stop; girlfriend pleads for help on Facebook livestream WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT

A woman livestreamed the heartbreaking moments after her boyfriend was shot and killed by a cop Wednesday near Minneapolis. In the Facebook video, the woman, identified by WCCO as Diamond Reynolds, claims the couple were pulled over for a busted taillight and that her boyfriend informed the police officer he was carrying a permitted firearm. “Please no, don’t let him ...

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Hillary Clinton Email Investigation Brings No Charges: Attorney General Loretta Lynch

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said on Wednesday she had accepted the FBI’s recommendation that no charges should be brought in the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s personal email system. “I received and accepted their unanimous recommendation that the thorough, year-long investigation be closed and that no charges be brought against any individuals within the scope of the ...

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Trump Won’t Back Down From Anti-Semitic Tweet, Accusing Media Of Being Racist

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump kept up the defense of his anti-Semitic tweet on Wednesday, accusing the media of “racially profiling” to manufacture a controversy. The tweet, which accused Hillary Clinton of being “the most corrupt candidate in history,” showed the Jewish Star of David placed on top of a pile of $100 bills. It was widely condemned. Trump, however, blamed the “dishonest ...

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New Video Shows Alton Sterling Wasn’t Holding A Gun When He Was Killed By Police

A cell phone video that emerged Wednesday shows that Alton Sterling apparently was not holding a gun when police officers fatally shot him in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on Tuesday. The Daily Beast first published the disturbing video, which it obtained from Abdullah Muflahi, the owner of the convenience store where the shooting took place. Muflahi told the news organization that Sterling ...

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Jose Reyes returns to Mets, as accused wife beater gets warm welcome from fans at Citi Field: ‘If he beat on his wife, none of my personal business’

Accused wife beater Jose Reyes received a hero’s welcome at Citi Field Tuesday, as clueless Mets fans cheered his return. The former Flushing favorite was greeted with a standing ovation and a rousing chorus of “Jose, Jose, Jose, Jose.” Then he promptly struck out on three pitches in his first time at-bat. There were no protesters outside the stadium. And ...

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Alton Sterling shot, killed by Louisiana cops during struggle after he was selling music outside Baton Rouge store (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT)

It’s happened again. Chilling cell phone video surfaced Tuesday of two Louisiana cops killing a 37-year-old man selling music outside a Baton Rouge convenience store after an anonymous caller claimed he had a gun. The police gunfire sparked impassioned protests that continued past midnight outside the store — 24 hours after authorities shot Alton Sterling during a fatal 12:35 a.m. ...

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FBI Director On Clinton’s Email: ‘No Charges Are Appropriate In This Case’

WASHINGTON — FBI Director James Comey announced Tuesday that he was referring the investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server to the Department of Justice for a “prosecutive decision.” “There is evidence that they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information,” Comey said of Clinton and her colleagues. But he said he ...

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Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton Team Up In First Rally Against Donald Trump

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama teamed up for the first time during the 2016 presidential campaign to rally against Donald Trump, lauding each other’s accomplishments and warning voters about the presumptive GOP nominee’s temperament and lack of qualifications for the White House. The joint rally on Tuesday in North Carolina was largely a love fest between the two former ...

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Trump Praises Saddam Hussein Again — This Time For Killing Terrorists ‘So Good’

Donald Trump, the presumptive nominee for the Republican presidential nomination, once again lauded deposed Iraq dictator Saddam Hussein during a campaign stop. Speaking at a rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, on Tuesday evening, Trump praised what he said was Hussein’s innate ability to kill terrorists “so good.” While it’s notthe first time he’s mentioned the former leader, this time Trump ...

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