Tuesday , 25 July 2017

National News

Ex-Marine killed fighting Islamic State in Syria

A former Marine who secretly traveled to Syria earlier this year to battle the Islamic State was killed while fighting for a Kurdish militia, his father said Tuesday. David Taylor Sr. told The Associated Press that his 25-year-old son, David Taylor, told only a high school friend about his plans to join the Kurdish group, and he swore his friend …

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Teen who allegedly livestreamed fatal crash still in shock, parents say

The parents of an 18-year-old who allegedly livestreamed a car crash that killed her younger sister say their daughter is still in shock. The driver, Obdulia Sanchez, 18, of Stockton, California, crashed on July 21 in Los Banos, California, about 80 miles southeast of San Jose, the California Highway Patrol said. The car went through a barbed wire fence and …

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18-year-old arrested after allegedly livestreaming deadly car crash

A California teenager is accused of driving under the influence and causing a deadly car crash while livestreaming on social media. The driver, Obdulia Sanchez, 18, of Stockton, California, crashed on July 21 in Los Banos, California, about 80 miles southeast of San Jose, the California Highway Patrol said. The crash happened when the car went through a barbed wire …

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Federal judge halts deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals

A federal judge in Michigan blocked the deportation of more than 1,400 Iraqi nationals on Monday, giving the immigrants time to make their cases in court before the government can attempt to deport them. U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith entered a preliminary injunction that would give the immigrants at least three more months to argue their cases before the Board …

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