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LONDON (AP) — An exit poll is projecting that the Conservative Party fared much better than expected in British parliamentary elections. It appears that Prime Minister David Cameron is within touching distance of forming a new government. The exit poll, based on interviews with 22,000 voters, differed strongly from opinion polls conducted during the month-long election campaign, which had put the Conservatives and Labour neck-and-neck with about a third of the vote share each.
WASHINGTON (AP) — FBI Director James Comey (KOH'-mee) says federal investigators knew ahead of time that one of the two gunmen in last weekend's attempted attack outside a Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest in Texas had been aware of the event. Comey says agents had developed information hours before the provocative event near Dallas that Elton Simpson had an interest in it. He said that information was distributed to local authorities in Texas, but there had been no indication that Simpson was planning an attack.
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Newly released police dashboard camera video shows a black suspect being kicked in the face by a white Dover, Delaware, police officer who was charged this week with assault. The video, recorded in 2013, was ordered released by a judge in a lawsuit filed on behalf of the suspect by the American Civil Liberties Union. The suspect, on his hands and knees, was knocked unconscious and suffered a broken jaw.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A whopping 51 tornadoes and in Oklahoma City, 7. 1 inches of rain. That and lots of damage to homes and businesses is the aftermath of severe weather that strafed several southern Plains states yesterday. One person was killed. Meanwhile, the Storm Prediction Center says storms that could produce more powerful tornadoes could rake the Plains on Friday and Saturday.
SALEM, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady says he hasn't had a chance to digest an NFL report that concludes he likely knew team employees were cheating by deflating footballs during the NFL playoffs last season. Brady told a friendly crowd in Massachusetts tonight that the Patriots earned everything they achieved and the scandal hasn't detracted from his Super Bowl title.
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