Prison officials investigating inmate death as a homicide

Nov. 11—State prison officials are investigating the death of an incarcerated person at Kern Valley State Prison as a homicide, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation said Saturday. Isaac Duran, 41, was attacked with an inmate-manufactured weapon and stabbed by two other prisoners shortly before 3 p.m. Oct. 14, according to CDCR. He was … Read more

Judge declines for now to push back Trump’s classified documents trial but postpones other deadlines

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Florida on Friday declined to delay Donald Trump’s classified documents trial, calling a request by the former president’s defense lawyers to postpone the date “premature.” But she pushed back other deadlines in the case and signaled that she would revisit the trial date later. The ruling from U.S. … Read more

Nvidia CEO Jensen Huang says his AI powerhouse is ‘always in peril’ despite a $1.1 trillion market cap: ‘We feel it’

Nvidia is on a tear. It is also, according to its billionaire CEO Jensen Huang, in peril. The semiconductor maker, whose processors are used in gaming, data centers, and autonomous vehicles, plays a key role in the artificial-intelligence boom that has rejuvenated Silicon Valley. Tech giants compete to buy up its expensive AI chips. This … Read more

North Shore men accused of making and distributing thousands of counterfeit pills with fentanyl

Two North Shore men have been indicted by a federal grand jury in Boston on charges that they made and distributed thousands of counterfeit pills containing fentanyl and other drugs. Elmidio Crisostomo, 28, of Lynnfield, and David Depena, 30, of Lynn, were indicted on one count each of conspiracy to distribute and to possess with … Read more

US House Republicans plan shutdown-averting measure amid credit warning

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. House of Representatives Republicans aim to release a stopgap measure to avert a partial government shutdown on Saturday, the morning after the Moody’s credit agency lowered its outlook on the government’s credit ratings to “negative.” A knowledgeable source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said plans for the release … Read more

Prisoner leaves work detail on motor grader, still missing

Richard Bruce Salyer Jr. A Jefferson County Correctional Institution (JCCI) inmate and the 27,000-pound piece of heavy equipment he was last seen operating are missing and area law enforcement are asking the public’s help in locating them. Richard Bruce Salyer Jr., 48, a Georgia State Prison inmate incarcerate at JCCI was last seen Friday, Oct. 27, … Read more

Amid Russia’s attack on Kyiv, Ukrainian Defence Minister discusses victory steps with US Defence Secretary

Ukrainian Defence Minister Rustem Umierov and Lloyd Austin, United States Secretary of Defence, have discussed specific steps to ensure Ukraine’s victory in the war. Source: Umierov on Facebook Quote: “I spoke with Lloyd Austin, United States Secretary of Defence, in the morning. During our conversation, Russia attacked Kyiv with ballistic missiles. I thought it fitting … Read more