Day: November 21, 2023

California man fatally shot on Los Angeles freeway by Highway Patrol officer identified

A man who was fatally shot by a California Highway Patrol officer in a struggle on a freeway that was captured on video was a 34-year-old from Los Angeles, officials said Tuesday. The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s Office said Jesse Dominguez’s cause of death on Sunday afternoon has not been officially determined. Dominguez had California man fatally shot on Los Angeles freeway by Highway Patrol officer identified

Slovakia’s government, led by fiery critic of Ukraine and journalists, survives mandatory confidence vote

Slovakia’s new government, led by populist Prime Minister Robert Fico who ended the country’s military aid for Ukraine, won a mandatory confidence vote in Parliament on Tuesday. Of the 143 lawmakers present in the 150-seat Parliament, 78 voted in favor of the three-party coalition government that was sworn in on Oct 25. Fico returned to Slovakia’s government, led by fiery critic of Ukraine and journalists, survives mandatory confidence vote

Bradley Cooper responds to critics of prosthetic nose in Leonard Bernstein biopic: ‘Had to do it’

Actor Bradley Cooper defended his use of a prosthetic nose in his movie portrayal of Jewish composer Leonard Bernstein on Tuesday following backlash. Cooper has faced some criticism over using a prosthetic nose to play Bernstein in the 2023 biopic “Maestro,” with detractors saying it amounted to “Jewface,” but others leaped to his defense.  Gayle Bradley Cooper responds to critics of prosthetic nose in Leonard Bernstein biopic: ‘Had to do it’

Dallas police release bodycam video of shootout involving capital murder suspect

New police body camera video revealed a scary situation when Dallas officers and U.S. Marshals got into a shootout with a capital murder suspect. Officers say on Nov. 16 a U.S. Marshals Task Force with the assistance of Dallas police went to an apartment in far northeast Dallas to serve a warrant for 20-year-old Jordan Dallas police release bodycam video of shootout involving capital murder suspect

‘Hunger Games’ prequel tops box office with $44 million opening in North America

“The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes” topped the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters with $44 million in ticket sales, according to studio estimates Sunday. It was a busy weekend at the multiplex, leading into the often lucrative Thanksgiving corridor. And while there was plenty to choose from ‘Hunger Games’ prequel tops box office with $44 million opening in North America

Florida man throws package of Oreos at wife while arguing over empty coffee maker: officials

A Florida man allegedly threw a package of Oreo cookies at his wife while the two were arguing over their empty coffee maker. Deputies wrote in an affidavit that John Sandoval, 70, was arrested Saturday morning after he allegedly threw the package of Oreo cookies at his wife while the two argued over their coffee Florida man throws package of Oreos at wife while arguing over empty coffee maker: officials

Unlock your iPhone’s full potential: 12 must-know tips + win an iPhone 15

Fun fact: When you set up your iPhone, invisible dots create a detailed map of your face so you can open your phone by looking at it. How many dots are used to map a face? Quiz your friends and family over the holidays. The answer is 30,000. Whoa. I’m giving away an iPhone. Yep, you can Unlock your iPhone’s full potential: 12 must-know tips + win an iPhone 15

Maine and Massachusetts could soon see bans lifted on Sunday hunting

Some states are steadily chipping away at longstanding bans on Sunday hunting, and there’s a push to overturn the laws in Maine and Massachusetts, the final two states with full bans. Maine’s highest court is considering a lawsuit asking whether the state’s 19th century law, which prevents hunting big game animals such as deer, moose Maine and Massachusetts could soon see bans lifted on Sunday hunting

Florida faces a second lawsuit over its effort to disband pro-Palestinian student groups

A second federal lawsuit filed against Florida over its effort to disband pro-Palestinian student groups claims the state is either ignoring or doesn’t understand First Amendment rights to free speech. The Council on American-Islamic Relations is representing the University of South Florida chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine, claiming state university system Chancellor Ray Florida faces a second lawsuit over its effort to disband pro-Palestinian student groups

Amazon employee stabbed at California warehouse facility, suspect in custody

An employee at an Amazon facility in Southern California was stabbed Tuesday and a suspect was taken into custody.  The stabbing occurred at around 9:30 a.m. near Obrero Drive and Jeronimo Road in the Mission Viejo area in Orange County, just south of Los Angeles, the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said.  CALIFORNIA SUSPECT SHOT DEAD Amazon employee stabbed at California warehouse facility, suspect in custody