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Trump was warned in Iraq that ISIS was not defeated in Syria

Trump was warned in Iraq that ISIS was not defeated in Syria

Military commanders warned President Donald Trump on December 26 during his surprise visit to Iraq that — despite his claims to the contrary — ISIS was not entirely defeated in Syria. People familiar with the President’s reaction said the conversation was eye-opening for a leader who days earlier claimed the terror group was defeated “badly”…MORE

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna files suit against her dad

Rihanna claims her father and his business partner fraudulently used her name to make money and she’s suing them over it. The singer alleges that her father, Ronald Fenty, and his partner, Moses Perkins, falsely represented their company’s affiliation with her. “Although Mr. Fenty is Rihanna’s father, he does not have, and never has had,…MORE

19-year-old man stabbed to death during fight outside liquor store

19-year-old man stabbed to death during fight outside liquor store

A 19-year-old man was stabbed to death during a fight in an Escondido neighborhood Tuesday. Escondido police officers were called to the area of Washington Avenue and Ash Street, near Lena’s Liquor, at around 7:20 p.m. to respond to a report of two men fighting. When officers arrived, they found Alfredo Manzano with a stab…MORE

Alfred Newman, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 94

Alfred Newman, one of the last remaining Navajo Code Talkers, dies at 94

One of the last remaining members of the Navajo Code Talkers, who used their difficult-to-learn language to form an indecipherable code that helped the US win World War II, has died. Alfred K. Newman died Sunday in New Mexico, the Marine Corps said. He was 94. Newman served during WWII with the 1st Battalion, 21st…MORE

These 7 House Democrats met with Trump about the shutdown

These 7 House Democrats met with Trump about the shutdown

A day after congressional Democrats declined to meet with President Donald Trump over ending the government shutdown, at least seven House Democrats attended a White House meeting Wednesday aimed at reopening the government that has been partially closed for more than three weeks. Democratic Reps. Josh Gottheimer of New Jersey, Thomas Suozzi of New York,…MORE

Woman, 96, rescued from car seconds before train hits

Woman, 96, rescued from car seconds before train hits

A Metra train crashed into a car on the tracks in Lombard just seconds after the elderly driver was rescued by two good Samaritans and a police officer. At about 8:30 p.m. Monday, the driver — 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara — was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing at Grace and St. Charles Road.…MORE

Prosecutors say man stabbed woman in wheelchair 116 times

Prosecutors say man stabbed woman in wheelchair 116 times

A South Milwaukee man has been charged in the brutal stabbing of a woman found covered in blood in a wheelchair. Kehinde Afolayan, 31, faces one count of first degree intentional homicide, use of a dangerous weapon. The fatal stabbing happened on Friday, Jan. 11 near 5th Avenue and Clark Avenue in South Milwaukee. According…MORE

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Nashville Business Journal’s ‘Most Admired CEO’ pardoned by Gov. Haslam

Nashville Business Journal’s ‘Most Admired CEO’ pardoned by Gov. Haslam

  Nashville Business Journal’s ‘Most Admired CEO’ pardoned by Gov. Haslam On Thursday afternoon, just two days before the end of his final term, a member of Haslam’s staff called Robert Sherrill and informed him that the Governor had pardoned him. “There is so much I want to do for the city, but the limitations caused…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-21-19)

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-21-19)

  Grand Jury indicts Andrew Delke on First Degree Murder Charges Officer Andrew Delke has been indicted on First Degree Murder Charges in the shooting death of Daniel Hambrick on July 26, 2018. The Grand Jury returned with the charges on Friday and the case will now proceed in the Criminal Court of Davidson County. Delke was…

Man Arrested After Smashing Out Car Windows In East Nashville

Man Arrested After Smashing Out Car Windows In East Nashville

Man Arrested After Smashing Out Car Windows In East Nashville A man has been arrested after smashing out windows of vehicles with a crow bar in the area of Fatherland Street early Thursday morning. Police were dispatched to Fatherland Street near S 11th when it was reported that someone was vandalizing cars. When officers arrived, they located…

Top 5 Things You Should Know Today (01-18-19)

    Trump Cancels Military Plane Nancy Pelosi Was Set to Take on Overseas Trip President Trump canceled a military plane that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was scheduled to take on an overseas trip. In a letter, Trump dismissed the weeklong trip to Afghanistan, Brussels and India as a “public relations event,” but said Pelosi…