Small plane makes emergency landing on California interstate

Small plane makes emergency landing on California interstate

A Cessna single-engine plane made an emergency landing on the center divider and far left lane of southbound Interstate 5 in Carlsbad, California Thursday night, reports CBS San Diego affiliate KFMB-TV. Smoke was filling up its cockpit, authorities said. There were two people on board and they walked away without any injuries, officials said. Single-engine Cessna sits on center divide of Interstate 5 in Carlsbad, California after making emergency landing on night of December 12,…

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L.A. cop arrested for allegedly fondling dead woman’s breasts

L.A. cop arrested for allegedly fondling dead woman’s breasts

A Los Angeles police officer has been charged with a felony after footage captured by a body camera allegedly showed him fondling a deceased woman’s breasts. Investigators from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Internal Affairs Division arrested 27-year-old David Rojas, a 4-year veteran of the department, on Thursday, reports CBS Los Angeles. Rojas was charged with one count of having sexual contact with human remains without authority, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office said. Trending News…

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Outgoing Kentucky governor pardons convicted killers

Outgoing Kentucky governor pardons convicted killers

Former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin issued a slew of pardons on his way out of office, granting relief to a convicted killer whose brother raised money for Bevin and another man who was convicted of a grisly murder in eastern Kentucky. Bevin, who lost to Democrat Andy Beshear last month in a close race, issued more than 400 pardons since the November 5 election, according to the Kentucky Secretary of State’s office. In an unrelated…

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Outgoing Kentucky governor pardoned convicted killers

Outgoing Kentucky governor pardoned convicted killers

Former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin issued a slew of pardons on his way out of office, granting relief to a convicted killer whose brother raised money for Bevin and another man who was convicted of a grisly murder in eastern Kentucky. Bevin, who lost to Democrat Andy Beshear last month in a close race, issued more than 400 pardons since the November 5 election, according to the Kentucky Secretary of State’s office. In an unrelated…

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Michelle Obama encourages Greta Thunberg after Trump slams activist

Michelle Obama encourages Greta Thunberg after Trump slams activist

Michelle Obama tweeted a message of support to Greta Thunberg just a day after President Trump slammed the climate change activist. “Don’t let anyone dim your light,” the former first lady said in a tweet directed at Thunberg, who earlier this week was named Time’s 2019 Person of the Year. Time said it chose to honor the 16-year-old “for sounding the alarm about humanity’s predatory relationship with the only home we have, for bringing to…

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Michelle Obama boosts Greta Thunberg after Trump slams activist

Michelle Obama boosts Greta Thunberg after Trump slams activist

Michelle Obama tweeted a message of support to Greta Thunberg just a day after President Trump slammed the climate change activist. “Don’t let anyone dim your light,” the former first lady said in a tweet directed at Thunberg, who earlier this week was named Time’s 2019 Person of the Year. Time said it chose to honor the 16-year-old “for sounding the alarm about humanity’s predatory relationship with the only home we have, for bringing to…

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Former NBA commissioner David Stern suffers brain hemorrhage

Former NBA commissioner David Stern suffers brain hemorrhage

New York — Former NBA Commissioner David Stern suffered a brain hemorrhage Thursday and had emergency surgery. The league made the announcement about Stern’s condition in a statement, saying its thoughts and prayers were with the 77-year-old’s family. Stern was dining in a Manhattan restaurant when he collapsed, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Trending News Stern served exactly 30 years as the NBA’s longest-tenured commissioner before Adam Silver replaced him on Feb. 1, 2014. Stern…

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New Zealand retrieves bodies of 6 killed when volcano erupted

New Zealand retrieves bodies of 6 killed when volcano erupted

New Zealand military specialists recovered six more bodies from a small volcanic island Friday. The operation comes days after an eruption claimed at least eight other lives and left a toxic and volatile landscape that has hampered recovery efforts. This brings the death toll to at least 14. Two people are missing on the island and presumed dead.  The eight specialists, wearing protective clothing and using breathing apparatuses, landed by helicopter and found six of…

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Judiciary Committee ends debate on impeachment articles

Judiciary Committee ends debate on impeachment articles

House Judiciary Committee postpones vote on articles of impeachment Latest updates on Thursday’s markup hearing After 14 hours of debate, the House Judiciary Committee passed the procedural amendment that precedes the vote on the two articles of impeachment against President Trump. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler postponed the vote on the articles to 10 a.m. Friday morning, infuriating Republicans. The committee will ultimately vote on each article separately, starting with abuse of power and…

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