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Gun Control Advocate Sarah Brady Dies

Posted On April 04, 2015

(Undated) -- The woman who became a leader in the push for stricter U.S. gun laws after her husband was shot has died. Sarah Brady, widow of former White House Press Secretary James Brady passed away Friday after a battle with pneumonia. She became a well known gun control advocate after her husband was shot…

Woman Found Dead After Being Swept Away By Kentucky Flooding

Posted On April 04, 2015

(Lee County, KY) -- Police in Kentucky say a woman is dead after her car was swept away by floodwaters Friday. It appears the victim was alone in the vehicle, although earlier reports had said a mother and her child might have been swept away by high water in Lee County. Rescue workers found the…

Iran Pledges To Honor Nuclear Deal If World Powers Do The Same

Posted On April 04, 2015

(Tehran) -- Iran is vowing to honor a nuclear deal as long as world powers make good on the terms of the agreement. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani went on state television to sell the framework deal to hard-liners in his own country. He said the deal hinges on the other side taking action on their…

SF Police Chief To Fire Seven Officers Over Controversial Texts

Posted On April 03, 2015

(San Francisco, CA) -- Seven San Francisco police officers are due to lose their jobs after sending and receiving racist and homophobic text messages. An eighth officer would be fired but he has already resigned. San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr says each of the 14 officers investigated violated department policy to varying degrees. The…

Netanyahu Blasts Iran Nuclear Deal

Posted On April 03, 2015

(Jerusalem) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the nuclear deal the U.S. helped broker with Iran threatens the survival of Israel. The Israeli leader added the agreement poses a "grave danger" to the entire world. He criticized the fact that it does not shut down any of Iran's nuclear facilities or shut down any…