O.J. Simpson Parole Granted, Despite Trump Criticism, Sessions Plans To Remain On The Job

O.J. Simpson Parole Granted

Former NFL star O.J. Simpson will soon be a free man. A Nevada parole board approved Simpson’s release after he served more than eight years for armed robbery and other charges connected to attempts to recover his football memorabilia. Today’s decision means Simpson will walk out of prison by October 1st.

Dump Truck Overturns In Largo

A dump truck driver has died in Largo. Prince George’s Fire officials say a dump truck overturned and hit a utility pole around 6:30 this morning on White House Road at Harry S. Truman Drive. The driver was trapped inside, with live electrical wires scattered on top of the rig. Crews pulled the unidentified driver out, but he was pronounced dead at the scene about an hour later.

Despite Trump Criticism, Sessions Plans To Remain On The Job

Attorney General Jeff Sessions plans to remain in his post despite harsh criticism from President Trump. Speaking at the Justice Department today, Sessions said today he loves his job and is working hard to implement the President’s priorities. Sessions sidestepped a question about whether he has lost the confidence of the President. Trump told the “New York Times” that he never would have picked Sessions if he knew the former senator was going to recuse himself from the Russia investigation. Trump said it was, quote — “very unfair to the President.”

Robotics Team Missing In DC

Two missing African teens who were competing in a DC robotics tournament have been found. Officials say 17-year-old Audrey Mwamikazi and 16-year-old Don Ingabire were seen crossing the U.S. border into Canada. Four other boys on the team are still unaccounted for, but DC Police say they have no reason to suspect they are in any danger. The teens are all from the east African country of Burundi, and were competing in the International Robotics Challenge. They were reported missing by their chaperon Tuesday night.

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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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