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April 11, 2017

Cops stumble into big pot operation, human remains, suicide

PLEASANT MOUNT, Pa. — Officers checking on the welfare of a resident stumbled upon a possible homicide, an apparent suicide and a large-scale marijuana growing operation, authorities said. State police in Lackawanna County said officers went Monday morning to a home in Mount Pleasant Township in the northeastern corner of …

McCain: Russia co-operated with Syria in chemical attack

Senator John McCain accused Russia on Monday of having co-operated with Syrian government forces in a chemical weapons attack that has killed more than 80 people, including more than a dozen children. BELGRADE, Serbia — U.S. Print this story Tweet / AFP PHOTO / Omar haj kadourOMAR HAJ KADOUR/AFP/Getty Images …

Ex-prosecutor accused of trading sex for leniency being sued

Tweet But prosecutors said the investigation of the sex-abuse allegations was hampered by a statute of limitations on the crimes, significant problems with evidence and victims who could prove to be difficult witnesses. Keim wasn’t the first women to call authorities about Morel. Although Morel hasn’t been charged with any …

‘Fly the unfriendly skies’: Twitter users mock United after disturbing viral video of bloody passenger surfaces

Dictionary maker Merriam-Webster says online searches for the definition of “volunteer” jumped 1,900% Monday. United had offered vouchers worth $800 to anyone who would volunteer to give up their seat on the flight Sunday, but found no takers. — Jennie_XYY (@Jennie_XYY) April 11, 2017 Report an error #NewUnitedAirlinesMottos pic.twitter.com/oB8eQ2gZjA “We …

United CEO calls bloodied passenger ‘disruptive and belligerent’ following viral incident: ‘Our employees followed established procedures’

Chicago’s aviation department said the security officer who grabbed the passenger had been placed on leave. Report an error “The incidence on United Flight 3411 was not in accordance with our standard operating procedure and the actions of the aviation security officer are obviously not condoned by the Department,’ the …