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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Democrats are hoping to use state conventions to unite supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders as fans of the two candidates engage in sometimes bitter disputes ahead of the presidential election.
A federal police office was taken into custody Friday after shootings in suburban Washington shopping centers that left two people dead and two others wounded. Authorities said they had taken into custody Eulalio Tordil, a 62-year-old officer in the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Protective Service, which protects US government facilities. Police in Montgomery County, Maryland, outside the US capital, made the announcement on Twitter without offering further details after a manhunt that lasted several hours.