>>President Trump Confirms U.S. Will Leave Arms Control Treaty With Russia
(Elko, NV) — President Trump says the U.S. will pull out of a three-decade old arms control treaty with Russia. The President told reporters after his Nevada rally Saturday that he wants to develop weapons that are banned by the treaty that has kept nuclear missiles out of Europe. The Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces treaty was signed in 1987 by President Reagan and Russia’s Mikhail Gorbachev. Some in the government, including National Security Adviser John Bolton, argue that Russia has been violating the agreement with the development of a new cruise missile.
>>Authorities Say They Are Following Several Leads Related To Georgia Officer Death
(Snellville, GA) — Authorities are looking for the suspects in the fatal shooting of a Georgia police officer. In a news conference Saturday, Gwinnett Police Chief A.A. “Butch” Ayers says the investigation is ongoing. Antwan Toney and his partner were responding to a report of people smoking marijuana near the Shiloh Middle School in Snellville Saturday. As they approached the vehicle, shots rang out, striking 30-year-old Toney. The police chief says investigators are looking through body camera footage. Investigators are conducting interviews with persons of interest.
>>Washington Post CEO Releases Statement On Khashoggi Disappearance
(Washington, DC) — The CEO of the Washington Post is criticizing the Saudi Arabian government for lying about the death of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. CEO Fred Ryan released a statement on Twitter Saturday accusing the Saudi government of a cover up instead of an explanation into how and why Khashoggi died after entering the Saudi consulate in Turkey earlier this month. He said Saudi officials have continued to lie and are offering no proof of their claim that Khashoggi died in a fight inside the consulate. Ryan is asking the President and other leaders to demand verifiable evidence, adding that the Saudis shouldn’t be able to fabricate a face-saving solution.
>>Bystanders Save Trapped Paramedic, Lifting 5-Ton Ambulance
(Hartford, CT) — A paramedic can thank a group of Good Samaritans for saving him from an ambulance crash Friday night in Hartford, Connecticut. The Good Samaritans can thank adrenaline for giving them the strength to actually lift the five-ton ambulance off of the trapped EMT. A car speeding through a red light hit the ambulance sending it onto its side. Local resident Odane White was driving to work when he saw someone was trapped; he quickly tried lifting the vehicle and was soon joined by a small group. The paramedic was taken to the hospital where he was in stable condition. The people in the car the hit the ambulance fled on foot and police are still looking.
>>Lotteries Offering Jackpots Worth More Than Two Billion Dollars Combined
(Undated) — This is the week to bring out your lucky horseshoes and four-leaf clovers. America’s two largest lotteries are expecting a combined jackpot of more than two-billion dollars. There was no winner in Saturday’s Powerball drawing. That means Wednesday’s drawing is expected to reach at least 620-million dollars. And that will be a day after Mega Millions is offering a world-record jackpot of one-point-six billion dollars. Powerball had the previous world record at just under one-point-six billion for a 2016 drawing.
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