Friday, May 6, 2016

Trump, taco bowls, warplanes in Syria and other stories as you end your week

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NEWS: Spokane County deputy fired for sexual relationship with student
NEWS: Spokane cops want more mental health services after officer-involved shootings
click to enlarge Donald Trump tweeted a photo of himself enjoying a taco bowl from Trump Tower Grill on Cinco de Mayo. "I love Hispanics!" he tweeted.
  • Donald Trump tweeted a photo of himself enjoying a taco bowl from Trump Tower Grill on Cinco de Mayo. "I love Hispanics!" he tweeted.

In Donald Trump news:

• The reality TV star and real estate mogul will be in Spokane on Saturday.

• A former head of Washington state's Republican Party and candidate for the state's U.S. Senate says he won't vote for Trump. 

• U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan says he's "just not ready" to back Trump.

• Cathy McMorris Rodgers, the fourth highest-ranking House Republican, says she's not ready to endorse Trump, either. 

County prosecutor backs inmate reduction plan
Larry Haskell says that he's on board with an ambitious plan to reduce the county's jail population by 21 percent as part of a MacArthur Foundation grant. 

Washington state Supreme Court rules on jurisdictional toss-up
What happens if an Idaho resident is pulled over by an Idaho trooper in Washington and wants to sue? What state has jurisdiction? Washington's top court has determined that the case can go forward in either state

Warplanes strike refugee camp in Syria
Thirty people were left dead after an airstrike hit a camp for people displaced by the country's civil war. 

Weak jobs report released
A new monthly report on employment has found that the economy is adding fewer jobs and there are fewer people seeking them. 
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