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Investigation Launched On Whether “White Power” Hand Signs Occurred During Army-Navy Game

Both the Army and Navy academies are looking into hand signs flashed by students that can be associated with “white power” and were televised during the Army-Navy football game on Saturday, according to school officials. Cadets at West Point and midshipmen at the Naval Academy in the stands both appeared to display the sign during the broadcast. The gesture was seen during an ESPN broadcast segment. School officials are trying to determine what the hand signals were meant to convey, they said.... [Read Full Story]

Impeachment Hearing Heads Towards Final Vote

On Thursday, at the 10th and final public impeachment hearing, the House Judiciary Committee moved toward a vote that would send articles of impeachment to the full House floor for a final vote next week. Democrats and Republicans debated the nine-page text of the articles of impeachment that were released on Tuesday.... [Read Full Story]

President Donald Trump And House Democrats Strike Deal On Trade Pact With Mexico And Canada

President Donald Trump and House Democrats struck an agreement to revise a new trade deal with Mexico and Canada. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the agreement at a news conference Tuesday, calling the revised trade pact “a victory for America’s workers.” She did not say when the House would vote on the agreement but suggested it could happen before the end of the year.... [Read Full Story]

Multiple People, Including Police Officer, Killed In New Jersey Shooting

On Tuesday, a police officer and multiple others were killed in a shooting in Jersey City, New Jersey that authorities say is not believed to have been a terrorism attack. Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop said one officer was pronounced dead at a hospital and multiple other people were found dead at the scene. A second officer was struck in the shoulder by gunfire, and two others were injured by shrapnel, Fulop said.... [Read Full Story]

SpaceX Launches 19th Cargo Mission To Space Stations Carrying Robot

SpaceX launched Falcon 9 rocket Thursday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on the company’s 19th cargo mission to the International Space Station. Lifting off at 12:29 p.m., the rocket carried 5,700 pounds of supplies, experiments and a new version of the CIMON robot designed to interact with astronauts. The onboard robot is designed to float in the space station’s habitat. ... [Read Full Story]

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Calls For Articles Of Impeachment Against President Trump

On Thursday, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on House Democratic leaders to begin drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump. In what was billed as a special announcement about the “status” of House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into the President, Pelosi said: “Today, I am asking our chairman to proceed with articles of impeachment. Lawmakers on two congressional committees have held impeachment hearings over the last few weeks.”... [Read Full Story]

Catholic Bishop In Buffalo N.Y. Resigns After Accusations Of Covering Up Abuse

The Catholic bishop of Buffalo, N.Y., has resigned following accusations he covered up clergy sex abuse of children. The Vatican didn’t give a reason when it announced on Wednesday that Pope Francis had accepted Bishop Richard Malone’s resignation, however the Vatican’s envoy to the U.S., Archbishop Christophe Pierre, said in a statement that the bishop had asked the pope last month “to grant him an early retirement” following a church investigation of the charges against him.... [Read Full Story]

California Sen. Kamala Harris Is Dropping Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) informed her staff on Tuesday that she is dropping her presidential bid, saying that she had made the decision because of financial struggles experienced by the campaign. On Tuesday afternoon, Harris emailed her supporters that she was withdrawing from the presidential race: “My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to continue. I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete. In good faith, I can’t tell you, my supporters and volunteers, that I have a path forward if I don’t believe I do. So, to you my supporters, it is with deep regret ― but also with deep gratitude ― that I am suspending my campaign today.”... [Read Full Story]

California Sen. Kamala Harris Drops Out Of 2020 Presidential Race

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) informed her staff on Tuesday that she is dropping her presidential bid, saying that she had made the decision because of financial struggles experienced by the campaign. On Tuesday afternoon, Harris emailed her supporters that she was withdrawing from the presidential race: “My campaign for president simply doesn’t have the financial resources we need to continue. I’m not a billionaire. I can’t fund my own campaign. And as the campaign has gone on, it’s become harder and harder to raise the money we need to compete. In good faith, I can’t tell you, my supporters and volunteers, that I have a path forward if I don’t believe I do. So, to you my supporters, it is with deep regret ― but also with deep gratitude ― that I am suspending my campaign today.”... [Read Full Story]

Democratic Governor Steve Bullock Ends Presidential Campaign

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock announced Monday that he’s ending his Democratic presidential campaign. The two-term governor and former state attorney general tried to make the case that he was the best bet to beat President Donald Trump because he was the only Democratic candidate to win in a state that Trump won in 2016, but now says it’s become clear that he won’t have a shot at being his party’s nominee.... [Read Full Story]

Nine Killed, Including Two Children, In South Dakota Plane Crash

A plane crash near Chamberlain, South Dakota over the weekend left nine people dead, two of whom were children, according to officials. Brule County State’s Attorney Theresa Maule Rossow said in a statement that the plane departed from Chamberlain for Idaho when it crashed in rural Brule County. Of the 12 passengers onboard, nine were killed, including two minor children and the pilot. The three survivors were transported to Sioux Falls for treatment. The victims ranged in ages from 7 to 81, with three survivors were men, ages 17, 27 and 28. A spokesman for the National Transportation Safety Board said they are investigating the crash of the Pilatus PC-12, but stormy weather is preventing officials from inspecting the scene.... [Read Full Story]

Police In Alabama Confirm Remains Found In Woods To Be Missing 5-Year-Old

Human remains found in rural woods in Alabama have been identified as missing 5-year-old Taylor Williams, authorities said. Confirmation of the missing child was performed through DNA analysis of the remains. The little girl’s cause of death has not been released, pending the active investigation, It’s also not clear how long the 5-year-old had been dead by the time she was found... [Read Full Story]

Second Suspect Arrested In Cas Of Missing Alabama Teenager Aniah Blanchard

A second suspect was arrested in connection with the disappearance of Alabama college student Aniah Blanchard. The Auburn, Alabama, Police Department, along with the US Marshals Task Force, arrested Antwain Shamar Fisher, 35, of Montgomery and charged him with first-degree kidnapping. Fisher, who also goes by the nickname “Squirmy,” is being held in the Lee County Jail.... [Read Full Story]