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Russian Trolls Used 'Up To 100' Activists To Organize Events In US, Report Finds.

Alan Yuhas contributed English-language translation As many as 100 unwitting activists were recruited to help organize events in the United States both before and after the election by the same St. Petersburg-based Russian troll farm behind scores of fake social media accounts that purchased ads to sow discord during the ...

- TPM News - US

Bitcoin engineer Jameson Lopp SWATted by angry crypto fans.

An engineer for BitGo, Jameson Lopp, faced down a horde of police officers with rifles at his home in Durham, North Carolina after someone sent an anonymous tip regarding a hostage situation at his home. The engineer has been vocal on Twitter about upcoming changes in the protocol. “They shut down most of my ...

- TechCrunch - US

Pastor removes 5-year-old boy's grave marker after payment dispute.

A North Carolina couple is experiencing a second heartbreak after their 5-year-old son's grave marker was repossessed by the manufacturer over payment dispute.

- FOX News - US

Man accuses girlfriend of assault by bacon.

The man reported to authorities that during an argument at their home in North Carolina, his girlfriend struck him in the face with a packet of the pork foodstuff.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Cops invite media to subdue suspects 'resisting arrest' without force — it's harder than they think.

David Sentendrey of Charlotte, North Carolina, news network WJZY visited with the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department last week to experience what it was like to try…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Teen dramas don't set bad example, says Lafferty.

New Delhi, Oct 17 "One Tree Hill" star James Lafferty says teen dramas don't really set a bad example for youngsters as they are made by responsible people. Mark Schwahn's "One Tree Hill" is one of the most popular American teen dramas. The spotlight was originally on the two half-brothers, Lucas Scott and Nathan Scott ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Water utility sues company over possible contamination.

A utility that provides water in southeastern North Carolina has sued a company it accuses of polluting the Cape Fear River, where the utility gets its water.

- WRAL.com - US

2 families to give $60 million to University of N. Carolina.

Two families have pledged more than $60 million to the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill as the school starts a new fundraising campaign.

- WRAL.com - US

Bergdahl guilty pleas leave room for drama at sentencing.

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — The guilty plea of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to charges of endangering his comrades in Afghanistan has set up a dramatic sentencing hearing this month that could land him in prison for life.

- Billings Gazette - US

Keratin, proteins from 54 million-year-old sea turtle show survival trait evolution.

Researchers from North Carolina State University, Lund University in Sweden and the University of Hyogo in Japan have retrieved original pigment, beta-keratin and muscle proteins from a 54 million-year-old sea turtle hatchling. The work adds to the growing body of evidence supporting persistence of original molecules over ...

- PhysOrg - NL

Arrest made in shooting in North Carolina's capital city.

A man has been arrested in a weekend shooting death in North Carolina's Capital city.

- WRAL.com - US

Man shot to death on street near North Carolina coast

A man has been shot to death on a street near North Carolina's coast.

- WRAL.com - US

Student seen with gun at North Carolina community college

Authorities say a student at a North Carolina community college is in custody after they were seen carrying a gun on campus.

- WRAL.com - US

North Carolina man out of jail on bond struck, killed by car

The N.C. Highway Patrol says a man who was out of jail on bond was killed when a car hit him as he walked down a road.

- WRAL.com - US

3-time cancer survivor, marathon runner dies at 94

A North Carolina woman and three-time cancer survivor who ran her first marathon at age 76 has died.

- WRAL.com - US

Teen football player in medically induced coma after injury

A North Carolina high school football player is in a medically induced coma after suffering a head injury during a game.

- WRAL.com - US

FBI offers reward for attack on North Carolina GOP office

The FBI is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for arson and graffiti at a North Carolina Republican Party office last year.

- WRAL.com - US

The Latest: Senate OK's override on judicial election veto

The Latest on the Republican-controlled legislature in North Carolina meeting to consider another veto issued by Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper :

- WRAL.com - US

House considers N Carolina governor's veto of election bill

Legislation making it easier for third-party and unaffiliated candidates to get on North Carolina ballots but also reworking judicial elections for 2018 could soon become law despite Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's objections.

- WRAL.com - US

House considers N Carolina governor's veto of election bill

Legislation making it easier for third-party and unaffiliated candidates to get on North Carolina ballots but also reworking judicial elections for 2018 could soon become law despite Democratic Gov. Roy … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl could face life sentence for endangering troops

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to deserting his duties in Afghanistan in June 2009 and endangering the lives of fellow troops, a step toward resolving the politically charged case that could send him to prison for life.

- Reuters - US

US Army Sergeant Bergdahl to Enter Plea in Desertion Case

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, accused of endangering fellow soldiers who searched for him after he walked off his combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban, is scheduled to enter a plea in his case on Monday. The Army said Bergdahl, 31, would appear in court in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, ...

- Voice of America - US

US Soldier Bergdahl Pleads Guilty to Desertion, Misbehavior Before Enemy

U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held by Taliban insurgents in Afghanistan for five years before being freed in a prisoner swap, pleaded guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his post. At a court martial hearing in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, Bergdahl pleaded guilty to charges of desertion ...

- Voice of America - US

Bowe Bergdahl pleads guilty to deserting his post while serving in Afghanistan

Thomson Reuters US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive by the Taliban for five years after walking off his post in Afghanistan, pleaded guilty on Monday during a military hearing at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. His decision to plead guilty and avoid trial was reported earlier this month and looks likely to close the ...

- Business Insider - US

Woman accused of killing son, using tiki oil to burn home

A woman accused of suffocating her 8-year-old son before using tiki torch oil to set her Connecticut home on fire last year has had her bond set at $1 million in a North Carolina court.

- FOX News - US

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl could face life sentence for endangering troops

By Colleen Jenkins FORT BRAGG, N.C. - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to deserting his duties in Afghanistan in June 2009 and endangering the lives of fellow troops, a step toward resolving the politically charged case that could send him to prison for life. During last year's presidential ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Fort Bragg busted for 'Spooktacular' Halloween party with children dressed up in blackface

A family “Spooktacular Halloween party” at Fort Bragg is drawing criticism after two children dressed in blackface were photographed with marionette strings. According to a WTVD report, the North Carolina community is shocked. Genessa Bingham, whose father is deployed overseas right now,...

- The Raw Story - US

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, endangering troops

By Colleen Jenkins FORT BRAGG, N.C. - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl pleaded guilty on Monday to deserting his duties in Afghanistan in June 2009 and endangering the lives of fellow troops, a step toward resolving the politically charged case that could send him to prison for life. During last year's presidential ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Bowe Bergdahl expected to plead guilty on Monday, as he doubts he could get fair trial under Trump

Thomson Reuters US Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive by the Taliban for five years after walking off his post in Afghanistan, is expected to plead guilty on Monday during a military hearing at Fort Bragg in North Carolina. His decision to plead guilty and avoid trial was reported earlier this month and looks likely to ...

- Business Insider - US

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said he is pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl said he is pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.

- Billings Gazette - US

The Latest: Bergdahl pleads guilty to desertion, misbehavior

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — The Latest on the court-martial of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who walked off his post in Afghanistan :

- Billings Gazette - US

Army Sgt. Bergdahl pleading guilty to desertion, misbehavior

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told a military judge on Monday that he's pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy.

- Billings Gazette - US

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl to enter plea in desertion case

U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, accused of endangering fellow soldiers who searched for him after he walked off his combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban, is scheduled to enter a plea in his case on Monday. The Army said Bergdahl, 31, would appear in court in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, ...

- Yahoo! News - US

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl to enter plea in desertion case

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, accused of endangering fellow soldiers who searched for him after he walked off his combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban, is scheduled to enter a plea in his case on Monday.

- Reuters - US

5 boys charged after drugstore robbery, car break-ins

Police say a crime spree in North Carolina that included a drugstore robbery and multiple vehicle break-ins ended with a stolen car crashing and five teenagers facing charges.

- WRAL.com - US

Man dies after shooting in North Carolina's capital city

A 20-year-old man has died after being shot at a party in North Carolina's capital city.

- WRAL.com - US

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl to enter plea in desertion case

FORT BRAGG, N.C. - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, accused of endangering the fellow soldiers who searched for him after he walked off his combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban, is scheduled to enter a plea in his case on Monday.

- Reuters - US

U.S. Army Sergeant Bergdahl to enter plea in desertion case

By Colleen Jenkins FORT BRAGG, N.C. - U.S. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, accused of endangering the fellow soldiers who searched for him after he walked off his combat outpost in Afghanistan in 2009 and was captured by the Taliban, is scheduled to enter a plea in his case on Monday. The Army said Bergdahl, 31, would appear ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Bergdahl expected to plead guilty in desertion case Monday

RALEIGH, N.C. — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to plead guilty Monday to charges that he endangered comrades by walking away from a remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.

- Billings Gazette - US

Man left jail days before arrest for alleged airport attack

The man charged with stashing a jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a western North Carolina airport was freed just eight days earlier after a short prison stint for an earlier crime.

- WRAL.com - US

Prosecutor: Sheriff candidate lacks credibility with jurors

Prosecutors in western North Carolina are disqualifying a top deputy from testifying in criminal cases ahead of an election to replace his father as county sheriff.

- WRAL.com - US

Alleged Asheville airport attacker had just been released from prison

The man charged with stashing a jar filled with explosive chemicals and nails at a western North Carolina airport was freed just eight days earlier after a short prison stint for an earlier crime.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Feds Foil Homemade Bomb in Plot to Attack North Carolina Airport

In a story that failed to get much attention last week, federal authorities say they stopped a plot to bomb a small North Carolina airport and will charge a suspect who allegedly said he was getting ready to fight a war on U.S. soil.'

- Yahoo! News - US

84-year-old woman run over by her own car at N Carolina home

Authorities say an 84-year-old woman has died after she was run over by her own car in the driveway of her North Carolina home.

- WRAL.com - US

Trial starts in North Carolina veteran's burn death

A man on trial for his life for setting a man he met at a bar on fire and piling furniture on his naked body at a North Carolina hotel room yelled at police responding to the fire alarm that terrorists were attacking, according to trial testimony.

- WRAL.com - US

Police: Touching claim later recanted led to school assault

Authorities say two people have been arrested for attacking a school employee in North Carolina after several female students accused a teacher of inappropriately touching them, then said it didn't happen.

- WRAL.com - US

Arrest made in cab driver's death nearly a year ago

Police in North Carolina say they have made an arrest in the killing of a cab driver nearly a year ago.

- WRAL.com - US

Partisan gerrymandering arguments in N Carolina map on trial

The redistricting practices of North Carolina Republicans are getting scrutinized yet again in court, this time in a trial in which federal judges must decide whether mapmakers can go too far drawing boundaries that favor their party.

- WRAL.com - US

Shocking video shows NFL fan sucker punching 62-year-old man at Panthers-Eagles game

An NFL fan was arrested and charged with simple assault Friday, after he was caught on video punching a 62-year-old man in the face multiple times during the Carolina Panther's 28-23 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles at the Bank of America Stadium, Charlotte, North Carolina, on Thursday....

- The Raw Story - US

N Carolina legislature returning next week for veto override

North Carolina Republican legislative leaders are asking lawmakers to return to Raleigh early next week to consider overriding Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's veto of a bill that would cancel primaries for 2018 judicial elections.

- WRAL.com - US

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