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WATCH: New Hampshire police shooting scene blows up during live broadcast

A New Hampshire police officer was shot and injured on Monday while cameras caught the apparent scene of the shooting exploding during a live telecast. The Boston Globe reported that the unidentified officer was listed in serious condition following the incident in Mill Pond Crossing, a neighborhood designed for residents…

Inmates in three states cite botched Oklahoma execution in death row appeals

Three U.S. death row inmates have filed new appeals seeking to stop their executions citing apparent suffering by a prisoner put to death in a botched procedure in Oklahoma last month. Robert James Campbell, who is due to die in Texas on Tuesday, sought a stay on the grounds that…

NJ lawmakers set to hear from Chris Christie spokesperson on bridge closings

Bridge scandal committee set to hear from Christie’s chief spokesman (via NJ.com) Testimony on the George Washington Bridge controversy will continue Tuesday with the appearance of administration chief spokesman Michael Drewniak before the state Legislature’s joint investigative committee. Drewniak, who has served in administration…  …

U.S. appeals Guantanamo judge’s order to release details on secret CIA prisons

The United States has appealed an order from a military judge at the U.S. jail in Guantanamo that they turn over information on secret CIA interrogation centers. In a 26-page document dated April 23 but only just declassified, top military prosecutor Mark Martins asked the judge to re-evaluate his order…

NYC hotel livid after video of elevator scrap between Jay-Z and Beyonce’s sister is leaked

A hip New York hotel said Monday it’s investigating how surveillance video of Beyonce’s sister Solange Knowles attacking brother-in-law Jay-Z in an elevator wound up on an Internet gossip site. The fuzzy, silent black-and-white video posted on TMZ.com shows Solange kicking and hitting Jay-Z at the Standard hotel, site of…

Report: AT&T negotiating to buy DirecTV for about $50 billion

(Reuters) – AT&T Inc is in advanced talks to buy satellite TV provider DirecTV for about $100 per share, or roughly $50 billion, a person familiar with the matter said on Monday. The two companies are working toward a deal announcement as soon as within the next two weeks and…

Spanish police inspector’s wife and daughter suspected of shooting politician dead

Spanish police arrested a mother and daughter suspected of shooting dead a ruling party politician in broad daylight Monday in apparent revenge after the younger woman lost her job. Officials said the wife and daughter of a police inspector were arrested on suspicion of gunning down Isabel Carrasco, conservative leader…

Clay Aiken’s Democratic primary opponent dies from a fall with the race still too close to call

North Carolina Democratic congressional candidate Keith Crisco was found dead at his home on Monday, days after his primary race against singer Clay Aiken was declared too close to call. Crisco was 71. The Asheboro Courier-Tribune reported that, according to employees at his company, Asheboro Elastics, emergency workers found Crisco…

White House warns Congress: 700,000 jobs at stake in new transport bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Obama administration on Monday warned 700,000 jobs could be lost if Congress misses a deadline to replenish a highway spending fund and said Senate legislation could fall short of a long-term solution to maintain U.S. infrastructure. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx called for passage of the administration’s…

Virginia Gov. McAuliffe orders review of state’s ‘extreme and punitive’ abortion clinic rules

By Gary Robertson RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) – Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe, a Democrat, on Monday ordered a review of “extreme and punitive” state health rules that make it harder to operate abortion clinics, saying he would protect women’s rights to make health decisions. The review by the state Board of…

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