Officer Who Shot & Killed Philando Castile Found NOT Guilty — Twitter Reacts

Jeronimo Yanez has been acquitted. The Minnesota officer who shot and killed Philando Castile during a traffic stop — in an incident that was broadcasted to Facebook by his girlfriend last year — was found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter on Friday. Devastating. Yanez was also exonerated of two counts of intentional discharge of firearm(…)

Steve Scalise Among 5 Shot at Baseball Field – New York Times

New York Times Steve Scalise Among 5 Shot at Baseball FieldNew York TimesThe scene of a shooting near a Y.M.C.A. baseball field in Alexandria, Va., on Wednesday. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times. A lone gunman opened fire on Republican members of the congressional baseball team at a practice field in a Washington …Congressman Steve Scalise,(…)

Steve Scalise, House Republican, Among Those Shot in Virginia

Representative Steve Scalise was among multiple people shot Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Virginia in what witnesses and law enforcement officials are describing as a “deliberate attack.” The incident took place while Scalise, Rand Paul, Mo Brooks and other Congressmen were taking part in baseball practice prior to starting their work day. With new information pouring(…)

The coincidences mount, as another Putin critic is shot dead

An outspoken critic of Russian President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in broad daylight in Kiev Thursday, just two days after a lawyer for the family of a slain Russian whistleblower was injured in a mysterious fall from his fourth-story apartment near Moscow. Denis Voronenkov was a former Russian Communist Party member who’d become increasingly(…)