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Arrests Made as May Day Protesters Clash with Seattle Police

Arrests Made as May Day Protesters Clash with Seattle Police

iStock/Thinkstock(SEATTLE) -- What started as a peaceful May Day march in Seattle on Sunday led to several clashes with police.

Police in riot gear deployed blast balls during confrontations with the anti-Capitalist protesters and pepper spray was used to disperse the crowds. The Seattle Police Department said officers reported molotov cocktails being thrown at them.

At least seven people were ...

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Iraqi Protesters Begin to Leave Green Zone After Storming Parliament Saturday

Iraqi Protesters Begin to Leave Green Zone After Storming Parliament Saturday

Haydar Hadi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(BAGHDAD) -- On Sunday, Iraqi activists called for an end to the sit-in of Baghdad's highly-fortified Green Zone over a loudspeaker, according to BBC.

Tensions were high in Iraq the day before after anti-government protesters, chanting anti-government slogans and carrying Iraqi flags, climbed over blast walls surrounding the Green Zone for the first time ...

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Bernie Sanders Says Clinton Faces 'Contested' Convention

Bernie Sanders Says Clinton Faces 'Contested' Convention

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Bernie Sanders said Sunday he will consider the Democratic Party's convention "contested," unless his opponent Hillary Clinton gets enough pledged delegates to win nomination without super delegates.

The Vermont senator essentially vowed to fight to win over those coveted party elites -- the super delegates -- until they formally vote in July.

"She will need super delega...

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Cuba-Bound US Cruise Sets Sail for the First Time in Decades

Cuba-Bound US Cruise Sets Sail for the First Time in Decades

iStock/Thinkstock(MIAMI) -- Carnival Cruise Line's Adonia made history Sunday, as the U.S. and Cuba continue to normalize relations.

The 704-passenger cruise ship set sail for Havana from Miami, Florida, becoming the first cruise ship to sail to Cuba in more than 50 years.

But it didn't happen without a lot of work from Carnival's Fathom Brand.

Over a week ago, Carnival and the Cuban government...

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"Rosebud...!" "Citizen Kane" Premiered in NYC 75 Years Ago Today

"Rosebud...!" "Citizen Kane" Premiered in NYC 75 Years Ago Today

Hulton Archive/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Its still considered by many to be the greatest American film ever made. Seventy-five years ago today, Citizen Kane premiered in New York City.

Orson Welles stars in the film as media magnate Charles Foster Kane, a powerful but ultimately tragic character he based in part on real-life newspaper tycoon William Randolph Hearst, who was alive at the time ...

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Woman Blind for 21 Years Mysteriously Regains Sight After Spinal Surgery

Woman Blind for 21 Years Mysteriously Regains Sight After Spinal Surgery

iStock/Thinkstock(OKEECHOBEE, Fla.) -- A Florida woman who was blind for 21 years because of a car accident has mysteriously regained her sight.

Mary Ann Franco, a great-grandmother of two, needed spinal surgery recently after she injured her neck from a fall at home. When she woke up in the hospital, she said to the nurse, according to ABC News affiliate WPBF-TV:

Lady, you with all that purpl...

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WADK Local News
  • Proposal To Create A "DStrong" License Plate

    There's a bill in the General Assembly to create a special license plate.  The "Dstrong" plate would benefit the Dorian Murray Foundation.  It was established in memory of t...Read More

  • RI Drivers Advised To Use New Emergency Number

    State officials are advising Rhode Island drivers to call 9-1-1 in an emergency rather than star-77.  That number was established in 1988 but it's difficult to determine the callers precis...Read More

  • Two Charged For Altercation At Trump Rally

    Two men are facing charges for an altercation after Donald Trump's rally in Warwick earlier this week.  State Police say Josh Sandin of Warwick and Alexander Carrion of Providence are char...Read More

  • Poll: Reed And Whitehouse Have Solid Approval

    A new poll shows Rhode Island's U.S. Senators have solid job approval ratings.  The website Morning Consult gives Senator Jack Reed a 59-percent approval rating.  Senator Sheldon Whit...Read More

  • Official Considering Removing PARCC As Graduation Requirement

    Education officials in Rhode Island are considering making it no longer mandatory for graduating students to pass one of the state's standardized tests.  If approved, teenagers would no lo...Read More

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