An Iraqi man by the name of Omar Abdulsattar Ameen was arrested in California after being accused of being a former Islamic State fighter and killing a police officer in Iraq. After applying and qualifying to live in the U.S. as part of a refugee program in 2014, Ameen allegedly flew back to Iraq and killed a police officer. Five months later, he traveled to the U.S. to be resettled as a refugee. U.S. officials plan to extradite him to Iraq under a treaty between the two countries.
The body of a missing pregnant Colorado woman was recovered Thursday, and investigators are trying to recover what they believe are the remains of her two missing daughters Bella, 4, and Celeste, 3. The woman’s husband, Chris Watts, 33, has been taken into custody and held in Weld County Jail for the crimes. He appeared in court Thursday and has not yet been charged. It was not known whether he had a lawyer who could speak on his behalf or not.
The number of victims to an overdose due to a bad batch of synthetic marijuana rose to 76 in New Haven, Connecticut. Officials are looking into what exactly sickened the people after overdoses increased throughout the day. No deaths were reported, although a couple people faced life-threatening symptoms. Many victims lost consciousness, vomited, or just became nauseous or lethargic. The majority of people brought into the hospital have been discharged.
Lara Trump, Pres. Trump’s daughter-in-law, is trending on Twitter after former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman revealed a secret tape recording of Lara Trump offering her a job earning $15,000 a month. The job had no special requirements other than to speak positively of Trump as part of his re-election campaign.
A carpool karaoke episode with Ariana Grande on The Late Late Show with James Corden is #1 trending on YouTube. James and Ariana Grande give each other a lift across Los Angeles, singing songs off her new album “Sweetener” and more.