BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A judge set bail at $2 million on Thursday for an Idaho man who prosecutors said was arrested with credit cards linked to a former Arizona power company executive, his wife and their adult son who were found slain in a home in the foothills outside Boise.
By Jeff Mason LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - President Barack Obama doesn't send text messages, rarely composes his own tweets, and isn't allowed to have a smart phone that contains a recording device, he said on Thursday. "I do not physically tweet in general," the president said in an interview on the ABC program "Jimmy Kimmel Live." "I don't text. Obama said his teenaged daughters had smart phones and exchanged text messages with their friends, but he was limited for security reasons from having the latest technology. In a reference to the email controversy that has dogged Obama's former secretary of state, host Jimmy Kimmel asked the president if he had Clinton's new email address.
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday signed into law an anti-discrimination measure that earned the support of the Mormon church amid a crowd that brought smiling clergy members together with LGBT activists draped in rainbow flags.
U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday there was no excuse for criminal acts at public protests against racially biased law enforcement practices in Ferguson, Missouri. The shooting of two police officers at a protest in Ferguson, which has been the center of a debate over race and policing, triggered a manhunt for suspects and increased tensions in the city. “What had been happening in Ferguson was oppressive and objectionable and was worthy of protest," Obama said during an appearance on the ABC program "Jimmy Kimmel Live." "But there was no excuse for criminal acts, and whoever fired those shots shouldn’t detract from the issue.
Search teams found the wreckage of an Army Black Hawk helicopter that crashed off Florida's Gulf Coast and have recovered the bodies of most of the seven Marines and four soldiers on board, authorities and local media said on Thursday. The Louisiana National Guard said on Thursday that two of the soldiers' bodies had been recovered and the other two were likely still in the submersed aircraft. The remains of the seven Marines also were recovered, the Pensacola News Journal reported, citing the Guard.