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Pak-origin man among 3 responsible for London terror attack?

Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick said she was "enormously proud" of the unarmed officer who stepped in to help uniformed colleagues and members of the public. He said he managed to get near one attacker and "hit him around the head" with a bread basket. "All of a sudden we saw this individual speaking to the kids.



Former Penn State president gets jail time in Paterno scandal

Still ongoing are lawsuits involving the university and Paterno's family, the NCAA, Spanier and Louis Freeh, the former FBI director who oversaw the school's damning internal investigation into the case. He was wrong. Four days after Sandusky's arrest on November 5, 2011, Spanier was sacked, along with legendary coach Joe Paterno . He died in 2012.


Man Maintains Innocence as He Faces 8th Execution Date

Man Maintains Innocence as He Faces 8th Execution Date

According to AL.com, the execution began at about 11:50 p.m. when Arthur received the first of three execution drugs. Arthur, 75, was convicted in the 1982 murder-for-hire slaying of Troy Wicker. She changed her story later and testified she conspired with Tommy Arthur - who wore a wig and painted his face in an attempt to look like a black man before killing her husband.


GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

GOP legislative agenda incomplete, lags as Congress returns

After House passage of its measure, the USA bishops "noted the positive aspects" of the bill, including "critical life protections" for the unborn, the letter said, but the measure "contains many serious flaws" the Senate must act to change, it added.


Competing Rallies in Portland Following Fatal Stabbings

Competing Rallies in Portland Following Fatal Stabbings

Officers arrested four people from that crowd, but they released all others after checking people's identification. Police also tweeted that any weapons or things that could be used as weapons wil be seized by police, including guns, knives, sticks, bats, fireworks, etc.


Powerball jackpot grows again to $375 million for Wednesday

Powerball jackpot grows again to $375 million for Wednesday

A Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold in Weber City on Saturday, according to the Virginia Lottery. Two tickets were sold in Florida and the others were sold in NY and Ohio. More than 35,000 tickets purchased in Virginia won prizes in the June 3 Powerball drawing. Powerball is offered in 44 States, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.