Congressional Democrats Demand FBI Probe Into Killing of Palestinian Journalist

A pair of congressional Democrats are circulating a letter demanding an FBI investigation into the killing of Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, according to three sources with knowledge of the letter and a draft copy of the letter obtained by The Intercept. “[G]iven the tenuous situation in the region and the conflicting reports surrounding the… Continue reading Congressional Democrats Demand FBI Probe Into Killing of Palestinian Journalist

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Mission District homicide being investigated by SFPD

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — Officers from the San Francisco Police Department Homicide Detail are investigating a homicide that took place in SF’s Mission District on Saturday, May 14. Officers from the SFPD Mission Police Station responded to the area of 24th Street and Balmy for a report of an assault. According to a release from… Continue reading Mission District homicide being investigated by SFPD

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Baby formula maker Abbott says deal reached to restart production

WASHINGTON (AP) — Infant formula maker Abbott says it’s reached an agreement with U.S. health officials to restart production at its largest domestic factory, a key step toward easing a nationwide shortage tied to the plant’s shutdown earlier this year. Abbott did not immediately detail the terms of the agreement reached with the Food and… Continue reading Baby formula maker Abbott says deal reached to restart production

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Cain Velasquez bail controversy outrages parents

SAN JOSE, Calif. (KRON) — A judge’s decision to keep Cain Velasquez behind bars with no bail while a suspected child molester is back in the community demonstrates “hypocrisy” in the criminal justice system, a defense attorney told reporters Monday. Velasquez, a former UFC heavyweight champion, is accused of attempting to gun-down a man who… Continue reading Cain Velasquez bail controversy outrages parents

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Heat find their dream scenario vs. Celtics in East finals, as higher-seeded underdog

This is exactly what the Miami Heat wanted, the very type of thing that brought a smile to the face of forward Jimmy Butler after Monday’s practice at FTX Arena. No, not mere homecourt advantage, which will be the case against the Boston Celtics in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference finals that open Tuesday at 8:30… Continue reading Heat find their dream scenario vs. Celtics in East finals, as higher-seeded underdog

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Biden orders US troops back to Somalia

President Biden signed an order Monday to redeploy hundreds of U.S. troops to Somalia to counter the Islamic extremist rebel group al-Shabab, an effort that American military leaders said had been hampered by President Donald Trump’s late-term decision to withdraw from the country. U.S. troops will be repositioned from elsewhere in Africa to train and… Continue reading Biden orders US troops back to Somalia

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19-year-old Texan becomes youngest African American to graduate law school in US

DALLAS (KXAN) — A Texas law student is the youngest Black student to graduate from law school in the entire country. Haley Schlitz walked across the stage to get her diploma on Friday, making history as the youngest graduate from Southern Methodist University Law School. “I graduated high school at 13, graduated undergrad at 16,”… Continue reading 19-year-old Texan becomes youngest African American to graduate law school in US

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Carrie Underwood coming to Chicago area on The Denim and Rhinestones Tour

ROSEMONT, Ill. — Fresh off her Las Vegas residency, country singer Carrie Underwood is launching a new album and a 43-stop tour to go with it. The tour, called Denim & Rhinestones, will include a stop in the Chicago area in October. Lizzo coming to the United Center in October Carrie Underwood performs during her… Continue reading Carrie Underwood coming to Chicago area on The Denim and Rhinestones Tour

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