Explosion rocks Georgia Guidestones, dubbed ‘America’s Stonehenge’

July 6 (Reuters) – A peculiar granite monument that some have dubbed “America’s Stonehenge” but a conservative politician condemned as “Satanic” was torn down on Wednesday by authorities in rural Georgia hours after it was heavily damaged in a bombing by vandals. Investigators from several law enforcement agencies converged on the site 100 miles (161 … Read more

Uvalde school shooting report: Officer sought permission to shoot gunman before he entered school but didn’t hear back in time

Another officer with the school district’s police department had sped through the school’s parking lot while the gunman was there but didn’t see him. Those were among a series of missed opportunities, mistakes and “key issues” which, if handled differently, could have helped avert the tragedy, according to the first part of a report by … Read more

Baker Mayfield traded to Panthers: Winners, losers in deal that sends former No. 1 overall pick to Carolina

There is a new quarterback in Carolina. On Wednesday, the Panthers acquired former No. 1 overall pick, Baker Mayfield, in a trade with the Cleveland Browns, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jonathan Jones confirms. Carolina will ship a conditional fifth-round pick to the Browns that can turn into a fourth depending on Mayfield’s playing time. While … Read more

Biden will rescind Afghanistan’s designation as a major non-NATO ally

CNN — President Joe Biden in a letter to Congress on Wednesday said that he will officially rescind Afghanistan’s designation as a major non‑NATO ally. In a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the President wrote: “In accordance with section 517 of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended (22 USC 2321k), I am … Read more

4 bears killed in East Anchorage campground that city repurposed for homeless residents

A female black bear and two cubs look for food inside a tent on Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Centennial Park in Anchorage. (Loren Holmes/DNA) The Alaska Department of Fish and Game shot and killed four black bears this week at Centennial Campground, an East Anchorage campsite where Mayor Dave Bronson’s administration directed unsheltered people … Read more

MI5, FBI chiefs warn of ‘game-changing’ threats from China | Military News

The heads of the United Kingdom and the United States’ domestic intelligence services have raised alarms about Chinese economic espionage in a rare joint address in London. Ken McCallum, the director of the UK’s MI5, said on Wednesday that the Chinese government’s “covert pressure across the globe” amounts to “the most game-changing challenge we face”, … Read more

Robert Crimo Jr., Dad of Parade Suspect Robert Crimo III, Says Son Discussed Mass Shooting Night Before Attack

The night before Robert “Bobby” Crimo III allegedly carried out his premeditated attack at a Fourth of July Parade—where he is accused of murdering seven people and injuring dozens more—the 21-year-old mocked another mass shooter for his grisly attack, his father revealed. In a Wednesday interview with the New York Post, Robert Crimo Jr. said … Read more