Red flags missed: How July 4 suspect slipped through system

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 12:41:50 -0400

Illinois’ “red-flag” law could have stopped, or at least slowed down, the suspect in the Independence Day parade shooting from being able to buy the gun he is accused of using to kill seven people and wound dozens more

West Virginia man indicted for fatal Maryland shootings

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 12:02:40 -0400

A grand jury has indicted the West Virginia man accused of shooting and killing three coworkers at a Maryland machine shop and then shooting and wounding a state trooper who was responding to the incident

Chauvin faces future in federal prison for Floyd's death

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 11:30:27 -0400

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is about to swap solitary confinement at Minnesota’s only maximum security prison for an unknown future at a federal prison

Russia proposes 6-month cross-border aid renewal for Syria

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 10:51:08 -0400

Russia has agreed to continue humanitarian aid deliveries from Turkey to rebel-held northwest Syria for six months — not a year, as many U.N. Security Council members, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and over 30 organizations want

Retailers scale back hiring as worry about a slowdown grows

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 10:11:52 -0400

After going on a frenzied hiring spree for a year and a half to meet surging shopper demand, America’s retailers are starting to temper their recruiting

Ex-cop Chauvin to get federal sentence for Floyd's killing

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 09:33:11 -0400

Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is about to learn his sentence for federal civil rights violations in the killing of George Floyd

China lashes out at US, British intelligence services

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 08:33:11 -0400

China is calling the United States “the biggest threat to world peace, stability and development," continuing its sharp rhetoric in response to U.S. accusations of Chinese spying and threats to the international order

Inflation pushed 71M people into poverty since Ukraine war

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 05:02:10 -0400

A staggering 71 million more people around the world are experiencing poverty as a result of soaring food and energy prices that climbed in the weeks following Russia’s war in Ukraine

Reports: Law enforcement officers shoot man on W.Va. highway

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 00:50:23 -0400

News outlets are reporting that several law enforcement authorities shot a man on a federal highway in West Virginia

Today in History: July 7, female cadets at West Point

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 00:00:50 -0400

Today in History Today is Thursday, July 7, the 188th day of 2022. There are 177 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 7, 1976, the United States Military Academy at West Point included female cadets for the first time as 119 women joined the Class of 1980. On this date: In 1846, U.S. annexation of California was proclaimed at Monterey (mahn-tuh-RAY’) after the surrender of a Mexican garrison. In 1865, four people were hanged in Washington, D.C. for conspiring with John Wilkes Booth to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln: Lewis Powell (aka Lewis Payne), David Herold, George Atzerodt and Mary Surratt, the first woman to be executed by the federal government. In 1898, the United States annexed Hawaii. In 1930, construction began on Boulder Dam (later Hoover Dam). In 1946, Jimmy Carter, 21, married Rosalynn (ROH’-zuh-lihn) Smith, 18, in Plains, Georgia. In 1948, six female U.S. Navy reservists became the first women to be sworn in to the...

Rybakina stuns Halep to set up Wimbledon final against Jabeur

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 17:40:00 BST

Elena Rybakina stunned former champion Simona Halep in straight sets to reach a maiden Wimbledon final.

GVB talks Rangers transfers, contract update, title race & more

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 13:45:00 BST

Rangers boss Giovanni van Bronckhorst gives an update on Antonio Colak, Joe Aribo, transfer hopes, contract talks with Alfredo Morelos, Ryan Kent and others plus his thoughts on the title race.

Scorecard: England vs India, first T20 international

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 17:55:00 BST

The latest score from The Ageas Bowl in Southampton as England and India begin their three-match T20 international series.

Ex-Birmingham coach Bignot given seven-game ban for homophobic comments

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 17:25:00 BST

A former Birmingham coach found to have used homophobic language towards Tottenham boss Rehanne Skinner during a Women's Super League match in February has been handed a seven-match touchline ban.

Hamilton now 'truly believes' Mercedes can win this year

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 15:10:00 BST

Lewis Hamilton says he now "truly believes" Mercedes can win a race this season - and is not ruling out a surprise at this weekend's Austrian GP.

India bat vs England in first T20 international LIVE!

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 14:50:00 BST

Dettori and Gosden back to winning ways at Newmarket

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 16:37:00 BST

Frankie Dettori made his reunion ride with John and Thady Gosden a winning one at Newmarket on Thursday afternoon as he guided Mighty Ulysses to victory in the Edmondson Hall Solicitors Sir Henry Cecil Stakes.

How will Spain fare without 'La Reina' Putellas?

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 16:30:00 BST

On Monday, it was pretty inconceivable that one of the biggest women's football tournaments ever – Euro 2022 – would be without Ballon d'Or winner Alexia Putellas.

'I don't know how I survived' | Zhou opens up on horrifying crash

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 15:12:00 BST

Alfa Romeo driver Zhou Guanyu has detailed his horrifying upside-down crash at the British GP, admitting he had no idea where he had landed, feared his car was going to catch fire, and feels lucky to be alive.

Sherrock: Gap closing at the top of women's darts

Thu, 07 Jul 2022 14:38:00 BST

Fallon Sherrock believes the gap is closing at the top of women's darts as she prepares to take part in the Betfred Women's World Matchplay Darts, live on Sky Sports.

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