Government Shutdown Begins as Budget Talks Falter in Senate – New York Times

New York Times Government Shutdown Begins as Budget Talks Falter in SenateNew York TimesWASHINGTON — Much of the federal government officially shut down early Saturday morning after Senate Democrats, showing remarkable solidarity in the face of a clear political danger, blocked consideration of a stopgap spending measure to keep the …Government shuts down after Senate Read More …

Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose. His family shared the news to 'save lives.' – Washington Post

Washington Post Tom Petty died of an accidental drug overdose. His family shared the news to 'save lives.'Washington PostTom Petty, the singer and guitarist whose influential music spanned four decades, died in October from an accidental drug overdose as a result of mixing medications involving opioids, his family announced Friday. A Los Angeles County medical Read More …

The most comprehensive look yet at how the Las Vegas concert massacre unfolded – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times The most comprehensive look yet at how the Las Vegas concert massacre unfoldedLos Angeles TimesIn an 81-page investigative report released Friday, Las Vegas police gave their most comprehensive timeline to date on how the Oct. 1 massacre unfolded at a country music concert on the Strip. The report did not give any Read More …

Neighbor intends to plead guilty to assault of Sen. Rand Paul, court documents say – Washington Post

Washington Post Neighbor intends to plead guilty to assault of Sen. Rand Paul, court documents sayWashington PostA neighbor of Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) has agreed to plead guilty in federal court in a November attack that left the nation's best-known libertarian with six broken ribs and briefly sidelined him during the debate over the tax Read More …

Justice Department says it will retry Sen. Robert Menendez following mistrial on bribery charges – Washington Post

Washington Post Justice Department says it will retry Sen. Robert Menendez following mistrial on bribery chargesWashington PostThe Justice Department plans to put Sen. Robert Menendez back on trial on corruption charges, according to a new court filing Friday, following a mistrial last year in which most jurors wanted to acquit the New Jersey Democrat. The Read More …

Las Vegas shooter Paddock had child porn on computer, FBI investigating person of interest: sheriff – Fox News

Fox News Las Vegas shooter Paddock had child porn on computer, FBI investigating person of interest: sheriffFox NewsRaw video: Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Sheriff Joe Lombardo holds a press conference to discuss 81-page report. Investigators scanning computers belonging to Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock found “numerous” child pornography photos, the …Las Vegas Police: No Read More …

TV film crew arrested by TSA for intentionally bringing fake explosive to airport – ABC News

ABC News TV film crew arrested by TSA for intentionally bringing fake explosive to airportABC NewsA television film crew was arrested on Thursday after attempting to pass a suspicious item with "all of the makings of an improvised explosive device" through security at Newark Liberty International Airport. “At least seven individuals have been …TV film Read More …