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Former Fox News Host Eric Bolling’s Son’s Death Ruled Accidental

Former Fox News Channel host Eric Bolling confirmed Thursday that his son, Eric Chase Bolling Jr., died of an overdose of opioids last month in Boulder.  The Boulder County Coroner’s Office had previously confirmed that the younger Bolling, who was 19 and a student at the University of Colorado-Boulder, was indeed found dead in early September.  The elder Bolling had said initially there was “no sign of self harm” on his son when he was found.... [Read Full Story]

Two Abortion Restrictions Struck Down By U.S. Judge In Alabama

On Thursday, October 26 a federal judge struck down two abortion restrictions in Alabama that limited how close clinics can be to public schools, as well as banning a procedure used to terminate pregnancies in the second trimester.  U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson in the Middle District of Alabama found the laws unconstitutional and permanently enjoined the state from enforcing the measures.... [Read Full Story]

Secret JFK Assassination Files To Be Released Thursday

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that his administration will release classified government documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on Thursday, the deadline Congress set for making the files public. Congress mandated the release to the public of the documents, including FBI and CIA files, barring any action by the President to block the release of certain documents.... [Read Full Story]

Journalist Mark Halperin Apologizes After Five Woman Accuse Him Of Sexual Harassment

Veteran political journalists Mark Halperin is “taking a step back” in the face of five sexual harassment accusations. The story broke as five women came forward and made the allegations to CNN.
Halperin co-wrote the best-selling book “Game Change,” about John McCain’s now infamous decision to choose Sarah Palin as his running mate in 2008 against Barack Obama.... [Read Full Story]

2 Dead After Campus Shooting At Grambling State University

Two men were fatally shot early Wednesday morning on the campus of Grambling State University in northern Louisiana, authorities said.  Grambling State University Director of University Communications Will Sutton said the victims were Earl Andrews, a senior at GSU, and Monquiarious Caldwell, who was not a student. Both men were 23 years old and from Farmerville, Louisiana.... [Read Full Story]

​Vietnam War Medic Receives Medal of Honor​

President Donald Trump awarded the Medal of Honor to a retired Army captain during a White House ceremony on Monday.   Gary Rose, 69, was awarded the honor for extraordinary heroism during a special forces secret mission in November 1970 against North Vietnamese forces in the Laotian jungle called “Operation Tailwind”.... [Read Full Story]

Serial Killer Fears In Tampa Florida Area After 3 Killings

Fears of a serial killer have police in Tampa escorting children to school in one neighborhood near downtown, and a city bus changed its usual route.  Three people have been shot to death in the past two weeks within a 1-mile radius in the normally quiet Seminole Heights neighborhood. Police believe the shootings are linked by proximity and time frame, but they don’t have a motive or a suspect.... [Read Full Story]

Nearly 40 Women Accuse Director James Toback Of Sexual Harassment

Oscar-nominated Hollywood film-maker James Toback has been accused by nearly 40 women of sexual harassment.  Reports state that 31 of the women had spoken on the record about their experiences, which span over the last 30 years.  Toback has denied the allegations and said he had never met any of the women in question or, if he did, it “was for five minutes and have no recollection”.... [Read Full Story]

Maryland-Delaware Shooting Suspect Arrested

The suspected gunman who allegedly killed three people and wounded three others in shootings across two states was apprehended Wednesday night.  The suspected gunman, Radee Prince, 37, was apprehended by U.S. agents and others, the Harford County Sheriff’s Office saids. Prince was also being sought for a shooting in Delaware that took place after the Maryland shooting.... [Read Full Story]

Bipartisan Senators Reach Small Deal On Health Care

Senators Lamar Alexander and Patty Murray have reached a deal “in principle” to restore Affordable Care Act cost-sharing reduction payments for two years in exchange for more state flexibility in Obamacare.  The plan would also restore just over $100 million in funding for Obamacare outreach, and the deal would make it easier for states to obtain waivers to customize Obamacare rules to their needs. ... [Read Full Story]

Florida Governor Declares State Of Emergency Before White Nationalist’s Speech

Gov. Rick Scott on Monday declared a state of emergency in Alachua County three days ahead of a scheduled speech at the University of Florida campus in Gainesville by the white nationalist Richard Spencer, in order to free up resources to prepare for possible violence.  Scott said in the order there was a need to implement a coordinated security plan among local and state agencies.  ... [Read Full Story]

2 North Carolina Prison Workers Killed In Escape Attempt

Two prison employees were killed and 14 other people injured on Thursday when inmates at the Pasquotank Correctional Institution in North Carolina tried to escape, officials said.  The escape attempt began around 3:30 p.m., when inmates set fire to the prison’s sewing plant.  In addition to the 2 employees killed, three prison employees remained hospitalized in critical condition early Friday, and seven others were treated and released. Four inmates were also treated for injuries.... [Read Full Story]

New Orleans Police Officer Shot And Killed

A New Orleans police officer was shot and killed early Friday, October 13, according to the NOPD.  The incident took place near an apartment complex about 12:14 a.m., when four officers who were on routine patrol were fired upon and one of the officers collapsed, he said.  The officers returned fire and the suspect was also struck. The officer was taken to University Medical Center, where he died.  ... [Read Full Story]

Top Two Officers On USS McCain Relieved Of Duty

The U.S. Navy is dismissing the top two officers of the USS John S. McCain following an accident that left ten sailors dead.  The ship’s commanding officer and executive officer, Commander Alfredo J. Sánchez and Commander Jessie L. Sánchez respectively were relieved of their duties because of a loss of confidence.  ... [Read Full Story]