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Man who resembles Joker arrested for pointing loaded gun at cars

Jared Leto as the Joker in a scene from 'Suicide Squad'. Sullivan lives with his mother and listed his occupation as "tattoo model", the paper reported . Sullivan was placed under arrest. Sullivan was taken into custody after it was reported that a man with green hair and tattoos was pointing a gun at cars, according to NBC6 Miami .

Trump admin to extend protections for Haitians 6 months

An April report from the Immigrant Legal Resource Center said the largest concentration of Haitians with temporary protected status were in South Florida. A senior DHS official told reporters that the Haitian government had let the USA know that they would like these TPS recipients to return back to their home.

Clinton aide tweets joke video of her avoiding hug during debate prep

The amusing clip was posted by Philippe Reines , a Clinton surrogate who acted as her election rival to prepare for the real shit-show. An aide to Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton posted a video on Twitter on Friday showing how the former secretary of state practiced ducking a potential hug from Trump before one of their debates this past fall.

Planned Parenthood in Bettendorf to close its doors

Planned Parenthood of IN and Kentucky filed a lawsuit Thursday against new legislation that would change the process of a minor getting an abortion. The new state family planning program will cost the state about $3 million; the previous setup with the federal government allowed Iowa to pay about $300,000 through a 90 percent to 10 percent match.

Dayton signs Real ID bill

Minnesotans may have to shell out hundreds when it comes to buying a new ride. Republicans said they would respond with a counteroffer, and talks were scheduled to continue into the evening. This would allow current Minnesota licenses and IDs to again be accepted at federal facilities and to be used for boarding commercial flights after January 2018.

Peace Officer Memorial ceremony held at State Capitol

Daugaard said hard situations await law enforcement everyday, such as stopping a drunk driver, responding to domestic violence calls or a fatal crash on a rural road in the middle of the night. "It doesn't matter the decades of improvement in technology, equipment and training have been given to law enforcement". How can someone say that we don't need them? Thompson - along with four Dallas Police Department officers - was killed in the July 7, 2016, ambush shootings.

SC teen dies after drinking diet soda, latte, energy drink

Coroner Gary Watts said 16-year-old David Cripe had a Mountain Dew, a latte and an energy drink on April 26 before he collapsed at Spring Hill High School. He also urged people to avoid highly caffeinated drinks. American medical research group the Mayo Clinic say on its website that "up to 400 milligrams of caffeine a day appears to be safe for most healthy adults".

Health care actions create more questions

Trump's celebratory tone belies how hard it will be to actually get legislation through the Senate, where Republicans' majority is even thinner and they are plagued by the same ideological division between moderates who want to preserve some features of the Affordable Care Act and conservatives who want to eliminate as much as possible.

Tunnel collapse renews safety concerns about nuclear site

Mark Heeter with the U.S. Department of Energy said contractors will be using around 50 loads of clean fill dirt from a large dump site at Hanford to cover up the hole. Hanford is now the biggest reservoir of radioactive defense waste which must be cleaned. "They are looking at options that would provide a barrier between the contaminated equipment in the tunnel and the outside air that would not cause the hole in the tunnel's roof to widen".

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

China is increasingly finding itself in a position to consider imposing an oil embargo, a last-resort measure to deter North Korea from its nuclear weapons ambitions, after the U.S. The North Korean claim on Friday said Pyongyang will be launching its own intelligence operations to counter USA and South Korean spying and assassination plots against Mr.

'El Chapo' to remain in solitary confinement, US judge rules

The 60-year-old kingpin, accused of running one of the world's biggest drug empires, has been held in solitary confinement since being extradited to NY on January 19. Michelle Gelernt, one of Guzman's lawyers, again brought up the conditions of Guzman's imprisonment at Friday's hearing, saying it was hard to review evidence because lawyers were only allowed to speak to Guzman through a plexiglass barrier.

Arkansas governor: More resources for flood-stricken areas

Louis. Forecasters are warning of a flash flood emergency for parts of northeast Arkansas after rising floodwaters caused a levee to fail. The Missouri Levee & Drainage District Association said Thursday that seven levees have been overtopped by water and seven more have been breached, with water pouring through them.

Hannity defends Fox News president Shine amid report

Others, however, say Shine's role is so integral to Fox News - and his knowledge of its operations so vast - that there is no way 21st Century Fox would let him go at present, particularly with an ongoing federal probe at hand. Is the tick-tocking of the clock over at Fox News nearing the midnight hour for Sean Hannity? Shine took over as co-president of Fox News Channel with Jack Abernethy previous year after longtime chief Roger Ailes stepped down amid claims of sexual harassment.

Trump suggests he'll take 'sanctuary cities' case to Supreme Court

Orrick on Tuesday blocked Trump's January 25 executive order on what are called "sanctuary cities" and said lawsuits by Santa Clara county and San Francisco challenging the order were likely to succeed, the Washington Post reported. At the same time, the judge said the Justice Department may hold back grant money that is awarded with immigration-related conditions, if those conditions are violated.

Trump requiring review of national monuments

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Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

On their twitter page , the Mason County Sheriff's Department said they are continuing to search school buildings. It was not immediately clear if anyone had been wounded. [12:45 p.m.] There is still a huge police presence at Hawkins Middle School . Clifford O'Findlay Middle School in North Las Vegas was briefly placed on a lockdown while officers investigated.

Turkish minister says ECHR has 'no jurisdiction' over referendum

As The Post stated, EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said the EU was encouraging "Turkey to move closer to the European Union again, and not to move even further and faster away from us". Turkish opposition party CHP said it would appeal against a decision not to launch an investigation into alleged irregularities in last weekend's constitutional referendum, Reuters reported Friday.

Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states

The sectors that saw the largest job gains were in construction; trade, transportation, and utilities; and education and healthcare sectors. Colorado's unemployment rate dropped to 2.6 percent in March, the lowest in the US and the lowest since the state started tracking employment in 1976.

Tennessee teacher suspected in kidnapping arrested in northern California; teen found safe

A northern California man said his property caretaker and a quick-thinking neighbor hatched a plan to keep Tad Cummins and Elizabeth Thomas in their sights after the duo showed up on his property. More on this as it develops. Their vehicle did not have license plates and he noticed that the young woman would not get out of the auto when the man got out.

Violence, Chaos Follow Richard Spencer To University Speech

According to the April 18 complaint, the university had agreed to rent the auditorium at James E. Foy Hall to plaintiff Cameron Padgett "for the goal of providing a forum for Richard Spencer ". "Students, faculty, and staff should remain aware of their surroundings and report any unusual or threatening activity to the Auburn Police ..." Spencer, who previously made news by addressing a far-right gathering where audience members gave a Nazi salute, brought polarized crowds to the Plains.