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Suspect Killed After Shooting At Walmart In Washington State

Two people were shot and the suspect killed at a Walmart Supercenter in Tumwater, Washington state, police said Sunday. Police responded to a shooting just after 5 p.m. PDT at a Walmart Supercenter in Tumwater, Washington; Tumwater is about 65 miles south of Seattle.  Officers originally responded to a report of a car driving in the wrong direction, but as the officers were in route they were dispatched to reports of a carjacking nearby with shots fired.  Around 5:30 p.m. Thurston County Dispatch began receiving calls of shots fired “in or around the Tumwater Walmart and parking lot,” according to police. Police say the suspect exited the store and attempted to carjack a car in the parking lot, shooting an adult male occupant of the car in the process. The adult male victim was treated for gunshot wounds and was airlifted to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. The suspect attempted another carjacking in the Walmart parking lot, and was approached by two armed civilians. One of the armed civilians shot the suspect, and the suspect died at the scene.  ...Read more

Thousands Protest Administration’s Family Separation pPolicy

Thousands of protesters chanted and held signs Sunday, demanding the Trump administration stops separating children from their parents at the border.  A newly-opened “tent city” along the Texas border is now at the center of the national immigration debate. The camp is housing teenage boys who illegally entered the United States — unaccompanied by an adult. The march was organized by Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke. “We were told there were 98 kids in this tent city yesterday, we were told today there are 200 kids,” O’Rourke said. “We’ve all got to own this, we cannot blame this on Trump, we cannot blame this on a political party — this is America right now, and so America’s gotta show up.” The Department of Homeland Security numbers show that over a six-week period, nearly 2,000 children were separated from nearly as many adults. ...Read more

Thousands Protest Administration’s Family Separation Policy

Thousands of protesters chanted and held signs Sunday, demanding the Trump administration stops separating children from their parents at the border.  A newly-opened “tent city” along the Texas border is now at the center of the national immigration debate. The camp is housing teenage boys who illegally entered the United States — unaccompanied by an adult. The march was organized by Democratic Congressman Beto O’Rourke. “We were told there were 98 kids in this tent city yesterday, we were told today there are 200 kids,” O’Rourke said. “We’ve all got to own this, we cannot blame this on Trump, we cannot blame this on a political party — this is America right now, and so America’s gotta show up.” The Department of Homeland Security numbers show that over a six-week period, nearly 2,000 children were separated from nearly as many adults. ...Read more

Mexico Beats Defending Champion Germany At 2018 FIFA World Cup

Germany, the 2014 defending World Cup champions and ranked No. 1 in the world, were surprisingly beaten by Mexico 1-0 on Sunday, putting its hopes of advancement in doubt. Hirving Lozano scored the only goal in the 35th minute, picking up Javier Hernandez’s pass inside the penalty area and beating Mesut Ozil before shooting past Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer from 10 yards.  Three of the previous four defending World Cup champions failed to reach the knockout stages, France, Italy and Spain. The Germans are hoping to become the first team to retain the World Cup title since Brazil in 1962, but have only won one of their last seven games in all competitions. They hadn’t lost an opening game since the then-West Germany fell 2-1 to Algeria in 1982. ...Read more

Millie Bobby Brown Split Her Kneecap And Will Miss The MTV Movie And TV Awards

Stranger Things star Millie Bobby Brown will not able to attend the MTV Movie and TV Awards after suffering a kneecap fracture. The popular 14-year-old actress and the hit Netflix show are nominated for a total of six awards at the ceremony, which airs on Monday. “Hi guys, so another milestone in my life; I’ve never actually broken a bone, except for now,” Millie said in an Instagram video showing her sitting on a chair, by a crutch, with her leg in a black adjustable brace. “I have split my kneecap, so I, from the doctor’s orders, he told me to rest up and that means that I won’t be attending the MTV Awards this weekend.” The cast is nominated for Best On-Screen Team at the show. “I love them so dearly, so I wish you guys the best and I’m sending my luck with you and I’ll be there in spirit,” Millie said. “Love you guys so much and peace out.” ...Read more

“Talking Dead” Host And Nerdist Founder Chris Hardwick Denies Sexually Assaulting Ex-Girlfriend Chloe Dykstra

Actress Chloe Dykstra described in a viral post that an ex-boyfriend became emotionally abusive and allegedly sexually assaulted her in the three years they dated. While she didn’t name the subject of her essay, it was widely assumed to be Chris Hardwick; who was widely known as an ex-boyfriend. Now Hardwick — the founder of Nerdist and “Talking Dead” host — has issued a statement seemingly confirming his identity in the essay, but denying that the abuse took place. During the relationship, Dykstra was “terrified” of upsetting Hardwick, she said, and allowed the alleged assault to continue because he “expected” her “to be ready for him when he came home from work.” Hardwick said in a statement that Dykstra’s accusations were “very serious” and “not to be taken lightly.” Hardwick denied all of Dykstra’s claims in his statement. “l was blindsided by her post and always wanted the best for her,” he wrote. “As a husband, a son, and future father, I do not condone any kind of mistreatment of women.” ...Read more

Secretary Of State Mike Pompeo Says U.S. Will Not Ease Sanctions Until North Korea Denuclearizes

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the United States will not ease sanctions against North Korea until it denuclearizes. Pompeo, meeting in Seoul with top South Korean and Japanese diplomats, said Trump’s claim that the North’s nuclear threat was over was issued with “eyes wide open,” and brushed off a North Korean state media report suggesting Trump would grant concessions even before the North fully rids itself of nuclear weapons. “We’re going to get denuclearization,” Pompeo said in the South Korean capital. “Only then will there be relief from the sanctions.” Pompeo emphasized that the drills, which North Korea claims to be preparation for a northward invasion, could still be resumed if Kim Jong Un stops negotiating in good faith. ...Read more

Trump Foundation Is Sued By New York Attorney General Over “Misuse Of Charitable Assets”

The New York attorney general has asked a judge to close down the Trump Foundation, accusing the charity of fraudulent dealings and campaign funding violations. Mr. Trump is accused of using charity money to buy a $10,000 painting of himself, to hang at one of his golf clubs, and of resolving a row about Mar-a-Lago with a donation to charity, made with foundation funds. He is also accused of using a foundation fundraiser to drum up political support for his presidential campaign. US law forbids using a charity to support “private interests” or political campaigns. Barbara Underwood, the attorney general, submitted the documents before the state supreme court in Manhattan on Thursday, at the end of a two-year investigation into the charity. ...Read more

Women’s Basketball Legend Anne Donovan Passes Away At 56

Anne Donovan, a legendary figure in women’s basketball who won Olympic gold as a player and as a coach for the United States, died Wednesday of heart failure. She was 56. Donovan, a native of Ridgewood, New Jersey, was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 1995 and also was part of the inaugural class of the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame in 1999. She was inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2015. Donovan played collegiately for Old Dominion from 1979 to 1983, helping the Lady Monarchs win the 1980 AIAW national championship. Donovan made the 1980 U.S. Olympic team, and helped lead the Americans to gold in the 1984 and 1988 Olympics. After she retired as a player, Donovan became a coach. She began her pro coaching career with Philadelphia of the American Basketball League, a short-lived women’s league. She then went on to coach in the WNBA for several years, including the Seattle Storm, for whom she was head coach from 2003 to 2007 and won a league championship in 2004. ...Read more