High School Double Murder Update, Trump Cancelling Obama’s Cuba Deal

High School Double Murder Update

Montgomery County Police say the double murder of two teens earlier this month was not random. Montgomery County Police Captain Darren Francke says Shadi Adi Najjar and Artem Ziberov knew their attackers.  They  were shot as they sat in a car on June 5th in Montgomery Village. The teens were expected to graduate from Northwest High School the day after their murders. The Najjar family is doubling the reward being offered in the case.

Trump Says He Is Cancelling Obama’s “One-Sided Deal With Cuba”

President Trump says he is cancelling the Obama administration’s “one-sided deal with Cuba.” Speaking in Miami today, Trump said he will start negotiating a “much better deal.” Trump criticized the Castro regime and said a “free Cuba will soon be achieved.” He argued that the U.S. cannot be silent about the oppressive communist regime. Trump accused Cuba of shipping arms to North Korea and fueling chaos in Venezuela. Now-former President Obama started normalizing relations with the island nation in 2014. Trump called the Obama deal “terrible and misguided.”

Trump Tweets On Russia Probe

According to President Trump, he’s being investigated for firing FBI Director James Comey. In a morning tweet, Trump said he is being investigated by “the man who told me to fire the FBI Director.” That appears to be a reference to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Meanwhile, Rosenstein is warning Americans to be wary of news reports that quote anonymous sources. In a statement put out last night, he urged people to “exercise caution” when evaluating such stories.

Jurors Ask More Questions In Cosby Trial

The jury in the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial is still trying to break their deadlock and reach a decision in the case. This morning they asked the judge to explain further what is reasonable doubt and also asked if they could hear the part of his sealed testimony repeated. The judge sent the jury home last night after more than 40 hours of deliberations. Earlier, the jury reported that they were deadlocked and could not reach a verdict, but the judge had them continue deliberating. The judge refused a defense request for a mistrial. The 79-year-old comedian is charged with drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand in 2004.

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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