Trump's Cuba Policy Changes 'Very Appropriate,' Says Sen. Rubio

Trump was knocked Friday, though, from both sides. "Overnight he's eliminating hundreds and hundreds of people that were going there on a daily basis", said Fox, who serves as president of the Tampa-based Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy F... More..

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Gun debate under Trump tested by congressman's shooting
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Gun debate under Trump tested by congressman's shooting

Congress to tighten gun-control laws on Wednesday. "This is not what today is about, but we have too many guns on the street", Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Virginia, said of the shooting in his state. Yet t...More..

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition improves to "serious"

But Nancy Pelosi, the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, criticized some Republicans who have blamed the shooting on vitriol from the political left. They released photos of guns similar to the handg...More..

Supreme Court holds up on redrawing Wisconsin districts
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Supreme Court holds up on redrawing Wisconsin districts

The challengers to the Wisconsin districts said it is an extreme example of redistricting that has led to ever-increasing polarization in American politics because so few districts are genuinely competitive b...More..

James Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

James Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before shooting

She says she didn't know a lot about what her husband, 66-year-old James Hodgkinson , did between January and March because she was busy with her job at a tax firm. "I can't wrap my head around it". "We now ha...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Black mother slain by Seattle police battled mental health decline

The statement also revealed that there were several children in the apartment at the time , who were unharmed and are now being cared for by family members. Both officers fired their duty weapons, striking t...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

HUD Secretary Ben Carson: Give Robert Mueller a chance on Russian Federation probe

Mr. Sessions, a senior member of President Trump's Cabinet and an adviser to his election campaign previous year, had a series of tense exchanges with Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee during abo...More..

Colin Kaepernick Says Police Are Like Slave Catchers After Jury Clears Officer
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Colin Kaepernick Says Police Are Like Slave Catchers After Jury Clears Officer

Yanez testified he feared for his life because Castile reached for his firearm, despite being instructed not to do, during the stop last July. The case got immediate national attention when Castile's girlfrie...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Bill Cosby case ruled a mistrial

The judge said he would try to schedule a new trial within 120 days. It is not yet clear why jurors could not reach a verdict, or how close they came. Camille Cosby , the entertainer's wife of 53 years, slammed...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

ACLU: Michelle Carter Conviction Violates First Amendment

He said he was surprised at the verdict because Carter was not at the scene and Roy ultimately acted along, and it was hard to prove she " caused " the death . attorney Bob Harnais. "It's a new day and ag...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

White House denies Trump wants Mueller out

Comey testified to the Senate Intelligence Committee last week that he gave one of his associates, a Columbia professor, permission to share information from memos Comey wrote about his private conversati...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Cloudy - and potentially rainy - conditions forecast for the Charleston area this week

The one safe bet with this system is that wherever it goes, it will bring heavy rain and flooding with it along the Gulf Coast. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Wind: SE 10-15 miles per hour. W...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

During an interview on CNN's "State of the Union", Jay Sekulow , a member of Trump's legal team, insisted the president "is not under investigation", despite the Washington Post's anonymously sourced all...More..

Castile protesters target city where officer worked
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Castile protesters target city where officer worked

Pa. Castiles family stormed out of the courtroom after the verdict was read , and the city of St. Anthony swiftly announced plans to dismiss Officer Jeronimo Yanez , despite his acquittal. Among those who p...More..

GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'

The new moves are only a partial reversal of Obama's policies, however, but they will burden the USA government with the complicated task of policing U.S.travel to Cuba to make sure there are no transactions wi...More..

Trump Under Investigation for Firing FBI Director James Comey
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump Under Investigation for Firing FBI Director James Comey

In Thursday's edition, The Washington Post reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating President Trump "for possible obstruction of justice". In March, Sessions recused himself from decis...More..

Senate Votes 98-2 to Impose New Sanctions on Iran, Russia
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Senate Votes 98-2 to Impose New Sanctions on Iran, Russia

The other senator voting no, Republican Rand Paul of Kentucky, told The Washington Examiner that he doesn't favor any new measures against Iran or Russian Federation. Senator Chuck Schumer (Democrat-New York)...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Probe launched after seven sailors killed in ship collision

Navy destroyer USS Fitzgerald collided with a Philippine container ship off the coast of Japan in the early hours of Saturday morning. "Right now, we are focused on first things first, and that is the saf...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

George McPhee Enjoying Position Of Power As Expansion Draft Approaches

Protected lists were distributed on Sunday morning and McPhee and his staff immediately began to grind towards the deadline of Wednesday at 7 a.m. PT when they must submit their expansion draft selections to th...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump signs order for more apprentices

The executive order defines an apprenticeship as an "arrangement that includes a paid-work component and an educational or instructional component, wherein an individual obtains workplace-relevant knowledge a...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Vehicle strikes several pedestrians on London road

Vanzella said she saw police put a man into a police vehicle and take him away, but she didn't see them arrest him. The driver - a man aged 48 - was detained by members of public at the scene and has been arr...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

United States congress gets power to restrain Trump on Russian Federation sanctions

The latest measure will be attached as an amendment to a larger bill that would see new sanctions imposed on Iran. The bill penalizes Moscow for interfering in the 2016 election by imposing sanctions on k...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Rubio: Trump firing Mueller 'not going to happen'

Donald Trump is not under investigation for firing FBI Director James Comey , the president's lawyer said , in seeming contradiction to a tweet the USA leader had sent out earlier complaining of a " witch ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

US Special Counsel in Russia Probe Examining Kushner's Finances

FBI detectives want to interview intelligence sources over allegations Trump attempted to halt an investigation into his sacked national security adviser Michael Flynn , according to CNN . The report came...More..

Trump Confirms Being Investigated for Firing Ex-FBI Director Comey
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump Confirms Being Investigated for Firing Ex-FBI Director Comey

Mr Trump, who is due to give a speech in Miami on Friday where he is expected to announce a shift in United States policy towards Cuba, also boasted about his deployment of social media, despite warnings by leg...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire

Sixteen bodies have been recovered, police said . The aluminum cladding - which is widely blamed for spreading the inferno that killed at least 58 early Wednesday morning - was only recently installed on the...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Cosby's team attacks judge likely to retry him in sex case

The case accusing Bill Cosby of indecent assault ended in a mistrial on Saturday, after a Pennsylvania jury was unable to come to a unanimous decision. Around 60 women have publicly accused the Emmy-win...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Severe thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued for multiple Western Pa. counties

Please listen to NOAA Weather Radio or go to weather.gov on the Internet for more information about the following hazards. A Flash Flood Warning has been issued for the low-lying and flood-prone areas of Ki...More..

Humidity Returns Along With Some Showers
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Humidity Returns Along With Some Showers

The rest of the week does hold the possibility for showers or t-storms with humidity back up by the end of the week. "Once in a while, the tail of these systems may bring a thunderstorm and rain to small loc...More..

Senate passes Iran and Russian Federation sanctions despite Obama's nuke deal
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Senate passes Iran and Russian Federation sanctions despite Obama's nuke deal

If approved, the legislation will then be approved by the House of Representatives and, finally, be signed into law by President Donald Trump . White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursda...More..