Alabama News: Attorney General Marshall Announces Capital Murder Conviction of John Barry Hubbard in Bibb County

MONTGOMERY, AL — Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall announced the capital murder conviction of John Barry Hubbard for killing a woman whose sister had sought a protective order against him because of his persistent threatening behavior.  Hubbard, 63, of Eoline, pleaded guilty Friday Bibb County Circuit Court and was sentenced to life imprisonment without parole. Prosecutors in Attorney … Continue reading Alabama News: Attorney General Marshall Announces Capital Murder Conviction of John Barry Hubbard in Bibb County

NEW YORK | Trump attacks CNN, NBC and British paper in news conference

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump found time to attack CNN, NBC and the British tabloid The Sun, and offer fashion advice to a fourth news organization, while talking to reporters Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May. The leaders faced sharp questions at a news conference following their talks, which came between a reportedly … Continue reading NEW YORK | Trump attacks CNN, NBC and British paper in news conference

South Carolina News: Lancaster Resident, Brandon Shane Polston Pleads to Federal Firearm Charges Relating to Firearms Stolen From National Guard Armory

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Brandon Shane Polston, age 32, of Lancaster, plead guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of firearms, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1), 924(a)(2), and 924(e), and to possession of machineguns and a destructive device not … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lancaster Resident, Brandon Shane Polston Pleads to Federal Firearm Charges Relating to Firearms Stolen From National Guard Armory

South Carolina News: Lancaster Resident, Brandon Shane Polston Pleads to Federal Firearm Charges Relating to Firearms Stolen From National Guard Armory

Columbia, South Carolina – United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated that Brandon Shane Polston, age 32, of Lancaster, plead guilty in federal court to being a felon in possession of firearms, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, Sections 922(g)(1), 924(a)(2), and 924(e), and to possession of machineguns and a destructive device not … Continue reading South Carolina News: Lancaster Resident, Brandon Shane Polston Pleads to Federal Firearm Charges Relating to Firearms Stolen From National Guard Armory

NEW YORK | YouTube aims to crack down on fake news, support journalism

NEW YORK — Google’s YouTube says it is taking several steps to ensure the veracity of news on its service by cracking down on misinformation and supporting news organizations. The company said Monday it will make “authoritative” news sources more prominent, especially in the wake of breaking news events when misinformation can spread quickly. At … Continue reading NEW YORK | YouTube aims to crack down on fake news, support journalism

PHUKET, Thailand | Heartbreaking scenes described in Thai boat sinking; 41 dead

PHUKET, Thailand — Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described heartbreaking scenes of bodies of children found in the arms of their mothers, as the search continued Saturday for 15 mostly Chinese tourists missing in a disaster that has … Continue reading PHUKET, Thailand | Heartbreaking scenes described in Thai boat sinking; 41 dead

PHUKET, Thailand  | Heartbreaking scenes described in Thai boat sinking; 38 dead

PHUKET, Thailand  — Divers who entered the wreck of a tour boat that sank in a storm off the southern Thai resort island of Phuket described heartbreaking scenes of bodies of children found in the arms of their mothers, as the search continued Saturday for 18 mostly Chinese tourists missing in a disaster that has … Continue reading PHUKET, Thailand  | Heartbreaking scenes described in Thai boat sinking; 38 dead

DC | NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

DC – A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: ___ NOT REAL: We Now Know Why Valerie Jarrett Moved In With … Continue reading DC | NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week