Trump Lawyer Claims in Federal Court That the President Can, in Fact, Shoot Someone on Fifth Avenue and Not Be Charged
While much of the nation was preoccupied with a cabal of House Republicans throwing a tantrum that threatened national security, President Donald Trump's lawyers argued in front of a Federal Appeals Court that Manhattan prosecutors had no right to subpoena Trump's personal and corporate tax returns.
The lawyers' argument strikes to the heart of the current Justice Department policy—enforced by Attorney General William Barr—that a sitting president can't be indicted and, therefore, is also immune to criminal investigation.
White House Accused of Altering Official Weather Map With a Sharpie to Show Alabama in Dorian's Path
The National Weather Service on Sunday had to assure residents of Alabama that the state was not in the path of the rapidly approaching Hurricane Dorian, after President Donald Trump tweeted that Alabama would most likely be hit.
This resulted in Trump doubling down on the claim, tweeting "under certain original scenarios, it was in fact correct that Alabama could have received some 'hurt.'"
Joseph James DeAngelo Jr., the man believed to be the Golden State Killer, was arrested late Tuesday night, according to the Daily Mail. He is being held on two murder charges. Relatives say that DeAngelo, who married in the 1970s, was a "good father".
DeAngelo Jr. is suspected of 12 homicides, nearly 50 rapes, and 120 home burglaries throughout California between 1976 and 1986. In the words of Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert, "[This] is the most prolific unsolved serial killing case probably in modern history."
On Monday, ten people were killed and 15 were injured after a man named Alek Minassian plowed into a group of pedestrians in Toronto. The 25-year-old suspect was charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of attempted murder. As more information about Minassian's personal life surfaces, people are growing increasingly curious about his family.
His Father Appeared to Be the Only Family Member to Attended the Hearing
In 2011, Lunsford Conaway reported her 3-year-old daughter, Aliayah, missing. On Monday, she was found guilty of murdering her daughter.
According to Louis County WDTV, Conway was found guilty of one count of murder of a child by parent, guardian, or custodian or other person by refusal or failure to provide necessities, one count of the death of a child by a parent, guardian, or custodian or other person by child abuse, one count of child abuse resulting in injury, and one count of concealment of deceased human body. She was pregnant with twins when she reported Aliayah missing.
Lois Reiss, a grandmother and mother of three, is accused of murder in two states. She is now on the run.
Police say Reiss killed her husband in March before making her way to Iowa, and then Fort Meyers. In Florida, police say Reiss killed a woman who looks like her to steal her identity, reports ABC News Local 13.
Steven Pladl, 43, killed his wife, baby, and his wife's adoptive father before taking his own life on Thursday morning in New Milford, Connecticut. Katie was both Steven's wife and his biological daughter. The pair was arrested and charged with incest earlier this year.
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