Slaying of Bronx teen highlights NYPD efforts to curb gang violence

Slaying of Bronx teen highlights NYPD efforts to curb gang violence

The New York teenager stabbed to death by alleged gang members has been laid to rest. Hundreds of people gathered outside a Bronx church Wednesday, where the funeral for 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz took place. His death highlights the issue of gang violence in the community.  The funeral was held at a church the family attended regularly, just a few blocks from the deli where Guzman-Feliz was attacked.  A number of police officers and NYPD officials…

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Trump-Putin summit set for Helsinki, Finland on July 16

Trump-Putin summit set for Helsinki, Finland on July 16

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladmir Putin are set to meet on July 16 in Helsinki where the leaders are expected to discuss national security issues as well as the issue of Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Moscow and Washington confirmed the location and date of the summit in coordinated statements released Thursday morning.  “President Donald J. Trump and President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation will meet on July 16, 2018, in…

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CBS News interview with ICE whistleblower interrupted by gov’t agents

CBS News interview with ICE whistleblower interrupted by gov’t agents

In his first television interview, former Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson James Schwab opens up about why he abruptly resigned in March. Schwab admits both the Obama and Trump White Houses asked him to “spin” information but said he felt compelled to resign after the current administration told him to lie about an incident that pitted the government against Oakland’s mayor. Tensions in the San Francisco Bay area were running high in February over a…

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Federal agents interrupt CBS interview with ICE whistleblower

Federal agents interrupt CBS interview with ICE whistleblower

In his first television interview, former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) spokesperson James Schwab has opened up about why he abruptly resigned in March. But his interview with CBS News’ Jamie Yuccas on Wednesday was unexpectedly interrupted by agents identifying themselves as agents from the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General’s Office. “They just said that they wanted to talk to me about the leak with the Oakland mayor,” Schwab said of his conversation with the agents….

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CBS interview with ICE whistleblower interrupted by government agents

CBS interview with ICE whistleblower interrupted by government agents

In his first television interview, former Immigration and Customs Enforcement spokesperson James Schwab has opened up about why he abruptly resigned in March. But his interview with CBS News’ Jamie Yuccas on Wednesday was unexpectedly interrupted by agents identifying themselves as agents from the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General’s Office. “They just said that they wanted to talk to me about the leak with the Oakland mayor,” Schwab said of his conversation with the agents….

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Is dad’s unsolved campsite slaying connected to other shootings?

Is dad’s unsolved campsite slaying connected to other shootings?

After a mysterious deadly shooting at a popular California state park early morning last Friday, CBS News has learned at least five other shooting incidents happened in the Malibu Creek State Park area within the last two years. Tristan Beaudette was killed in his tent while camping with his 2- and 4-year-old daughters. Investigators initially said the 35-year-old was shot in the torso. But the Los Angeles Times now reports Beaudette was shot in the…

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Amazon starting deliveries with Amazon-branded vans

Amazon starting deliveries with Amazon-branded vans

SEATTLE — Your Amazon packages, which usually show up in a UPS truck, an unmarked vehicle or in the hands of a mail carrier, may soon be delivered from an Amazon van. The online retailer, wanting more control over how its packages are delivered, rolled out a program Thursday that lets entrepreneurs around the country launch businesses that deliver Amazon packages. They’ll be able to lease blue vans with the Amazon logo stamped on it,…

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Several killed, dozens injured in Kenya market fire

Several killed, dozens injured in Kenya market fire

Last Updated Jun 28, 2018 4:35 AM EDT A fire at Nairobi’s Gikomba market killed 15 people and injured 70 on Thursday, a government official and local media said. It was the latest blaze to hit the Kenyan capital’s largest open-air market, where fires are frequent. “We have lost 15 people from this tragedy this morning,” regional coordinator Kangethe Thuku said. Some people were burned while others, trying to save their property, inhaled poisonous fumes,…

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Husky saves deaf hiker on Alaska trail; others say he saved them, too

Husky saves deaf hiker on Alaska trail; others say he saved them, too

Alaskan husky Nanook shot to fame last week when word of the pup’s heroic rescue of a deaf hiker in the frozen back country spread around the world. But his owner soon found out that wasn’t Nanook’s first — not by a long shot. Nanook’s owner, Scott Swift, told CBS Anchorage affiliate KTVA-TV his pet always looks toward the trail head of the 24-mile long Crow Pass Trail, which begins about half-a-mile from his home in…

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Funeral held for NYC teenager brutally killed in gang attack

Funeral held for NYC teenager brutally killed in gang attack

NEW YORK — Thousands of mourners said farewell Wednesday to 15-year-old Lesandro Guzman-Feliz. He was brutally stabbed to death last week, shocking the community in the Bronx. Six suspects were extradited from New Jersey and appeared in court earlier to face murder charges. Funeral services were held at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in the Bronx for Guzman-Feliz, affectionately known as Junior, who was attacked by a gang of men outside a bodega June 20….

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