Cancellation of Atlanta festival sparks new gun fight

Cancellation of Atlanta festival sparks new gun fight

ATLANTA (AP) — Tens of thousands of Music Midtown festival-goers will no longer descend on Atlanta’s sprawling Piedmont Park next month to cheer on hip-hop star Future or watch beloved rock band My Chemical Romance. to get on stage. In fact, some people are convinced that Atlanta – the center of the nation’s hip-hop music … Read more

Man who tried to breach FBI office is killed after standoff

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) – A gunman wearing a body armor who tried to break into the FBI office in Cincinnati on Thursday was fatally shot by police after fleeing the scene and engaging in an hour-long standoff in a rural part of the state, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said. The confrontation came as officials … Read more

Cause sought for Indiana home explosion that killed 3 people

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Authorities worked Thursday to determine the cause of an explosion at a home in a southern Indiana neighborhood that killed three people and left another person hospitalized. The explosion on Wednesday afternoon in Evansville damaged 39 homes. Crews conducted a secondary search of buildings left unstable by the blast on Thursday … Read more

Karine Jean-Pierre roasted on an “Orwellian” tweet touting “0% inflation”

President Biden’s top spokesman was accused of lying Wednesday in a tweet touting ‘0% inflation in July’ – even as federal data showed the consumer price index rose 8 .5% year over year. “We just learned that our economy had 0% inflation in July,” White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre tweeted on Wednesday. “While the … Read more

Trump’s GOP tie deepens after primary wins, FBI research

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump Governor’s pick in swing state Wisconsin is easily defeated a favorite of the Republican establishment. In Connecticut, the state that launched the Bush family and its brand of compassionate conservatism, a fiery Senate candidate who promoted Trump’s election upset the state’s GOP-endorsed candidate. Meanwhile in Washington, Republicans ranging from … Read more

Trump testimony in New York investigation: Live updates

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump has invoked the Fifth Amendment and would not answer questions under oath in the New York Attorney General’s lengthy civil investigation in his business dealings, the former president said in a statement Wednesday. Trump arrived at the offices of State Attorney General Letitia James in a motorcade shortly before … Read more

US Navy recovers blown jet of USS Harry S. Truman from ocean floor

CNN — A US Navy team recovered a military aircraft from a depth of 9,500 feet in the Mediterranean Sea on August 3 after the plane went overboard during “unexpected heavy weather” in July, according to a press release from US Naval Forces Europe-Africa. The plane was on board the USS Harry S. Truman, an … Read more

US pledges $1 billion more rockets and other weapons for Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it is shipping its biggest arms shipment to Ukraine as that country prepares for a potentially decisive counteroffensive in the south against Russia, sending $1 billion. of rockets, ammunition and other materials to Ukraine from Ministry of Defense Stockpiles. The new US arms shipment would further bolster … Read more

Conviction of Ahmaud Arbery’s killers for federal hate crimes: live updates

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The white father and son who pursued and killed Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighborhood, each received a second life sentence on Monday – for committing federal hate crimes, months after they got their first for murder – in a hearing that ended more than two years of criminal proceedings. U.S. … Read more

What to watch in Wisconsin and 3 other states in Tuesday’s primaries

The Republican game in the race for governor of Wisconsin Tuesday features competing candidates endorsed by former President Donald Trump and his former Vice President, Mike Pence. Democrats choose a candidate to face two terms from GOP Sen. Ron Johnson for control of the tightly divided chamber. Meanwhile, Vermont voters choose a replacement for U.S. … Read more