Democratic lawmakers to protest over Republican health plan

Democrats also intend to hold control of the Senate floor until late in the evening, delivering a series of speeches urging Republicans to make the health bill public. While the Senate is crafting its own legislation, the House-passed American Hea... More..

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by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Newt Gingrich: Trump Cannot Obstruct Justice

He said Trump was "infuriated" by "this Russia baloney", apparently referring to the ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. "I don't think that tweet helped him". "I suspe...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump calls North Korea 'brutal' after US student's death

The Warmbier family released a statement from the hospital in Cincinnati , Ohio . Warmbier's family released a statement that said he passed away at 2:20 p.m. Warmbier had allegedly been in the condi...More..

Canceled flights, burning door handles: Heat hits Southwest
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Canceled flights, burning door handles: Heat hits Southwest

In northern Arizona, the Weather Service is predicting near-record temperatures on Tuesday and Wednesday - Flagstaff could reach 95 degrees on Tuesday vs.an all-time high of 97 set in 1973. Over a dozen wildfir...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Dems Fear 'Bitterly Disappointing' Loss In Georgia Special Election

Trump added that Ossoff wants to "raise taxes and kill healthcare", but Ossoff has not taken those positions. The race between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel is reaching a fever pitch jus...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Spicer Leading Search for Own Replacement

In addition, Laura Ingraham , a conservative talk-radio host and Trump friend, discussed joining the White House but made clear to officials that she is more comfortable remaining outside as a vocal Trump al...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Russian diplomat condemns US for downing Syrian fighter jet

US pilots operating over Syria won't hesitate to defend themselves from Russian threats, a Pentagon spokesperson said Monday in the latest escalation between the two superpowers since a USA jet shot down ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Justices say government can't refuse disparaging trademarks

The Supreme Court upheld an earlier U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit decision in favor of a rock band that had been denied a trademark for its name, which was deemed disparaging to others. ...More..

Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps

It is a political act that is as old as the American Republic, drawing its name as a " gerrymander " from a member of the Founding generation, Massachusetts Governor Elbridge Gerry , for his infamous state s...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Supreme Court takes on fight over partisan electoral maps

John McCain in the past, said partisan gerrymandering is practiced by both parties , thanks to computer software that makes selecting voters for district maps much easier than in the past. In the drawing of ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Russian Federation threatens after United States downs Syrian warplane

F-18 Super Hornet shot down Sunday a Syrian SU-22 after it dropped bombs near the U.S. partner forces, known as the Syrian Democratic Forces, aligned with the Americans in the fight against the Islamic State ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jared Kushner's business dealings being investigated, Washington Post reports

Another attorney on the team was the leader of the Enron investigation, Andrew Weissman. Kenneth Starr, former independent counsel, expressed confidence that the caliber of lawyers in Mueller's team would do ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Russian Federation threatens to treat U.S. aircraft as targets in Syria

The strike came a little more than two hours after forces allied with the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad attacked the north-central Syria town of Ja'Din, which was controlled by the SDF. US officials say the ...More..

Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Coroner: Cocaine among drugs found in Carrie Fisher's system

Fans reacted strongly to the news Monday that a toxicology review found a cocktail of cocaine, methadone, ecstasy, opiates and alcohol in Carrie Fisher's system when she fell ill in late December. According t...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Vigil for North Royalton murder victims

Police in North Royalton have charged George Brinkman with 3 counts aggravated murder, 3 counts kidnapping, and 1 count tampering with evidence in the deaths of three women who were found in their ho...More..

Cosby alternate juror 'probably' would have voted to convict
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Cosby alternate juror 'probably' would have voted to convict

Judges in the state also have some discretion when it comes to keeping those identities secret in certain conditions. Juror names are normally a matter of public record and judges must justify the decision to...More..

US Lawmaker Shot at Baseball Practice Remains in Critical Condition
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

US Lawmaker Shot at Baseball Practice Remains in Critical Condition

Even with lawmakers' determination for baseball bipartisanship, they say competitiveness remains. Because Scalise is a member of House leadership, Capitol Police were present at the field. The House of Repres...More..

WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions

The initial Iran bill imposes sanctions on any foreign person or foreign entity that does business with an entity already designated by the administration that has a connection to Iran's ballistic missile pr...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Comey's Senate testimony divides nation

A Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee called on President Donald Trump to turn over any tapes of conversations with former FBI Director James Comey , while a Democratic member of the p...More..

Risk of severe T-storms with gusty winds, heavy rain
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Risk of severe T-storms with gusty winds, heavy rain

Saturday: Partly sunny conditions again with a high near 90 along with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms; mostly cloudy skies in the evening with a low around 76. Southwest to west wind at 10 to 20 ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

US Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

On Monday, Kennedy wrote the court's opinion , highlighting the state's reliance on Burson and noting, "That case gives little or no support to the state", explaining that the polling place-barrier was "...More..

Why did Colorado's GOP representatives vote for a
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Why did Colorado's GOP representatives vote for a "mean" health care bill?

Senate Democrats have announced that they will deploy a series of tactics to grind their chamber to a halt in order to draw media attention to the GOP legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Severe weather in NYC region

Severe thunderstorms may bring damaging winds, hail, and heavy rain to parts of Massachusetts Monday. You can see live weather updates via the National Weather Service and other Twitter sources below. Monday....More..

Shooter James Hodgkinson went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Shooter James Hodgkinson went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Hodgkinson of IL, died after being shot by Capitol Police officers. A Republican supporter holds up a sign supporting House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) before the Democrats and Republicans face off i...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Van hits Muslim worshipers near London's Finsbury Park Mosque

The suspected terrorist was wrestled to the ground by passersby after he had careered, reportedly smiling, through a crowd of pedestrians, including a man in a wheelchair. Meanwhile, in the USA, another attacke...More..

Puerto Rico Overwhelmingly Say Yes To Statehood But Will Congress Approve?
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Puerto Rico Overwhelmingly Say Yes To Statehood But Will Congress Approve?

Protesters in favor of Puerto Rico's independence protest after a referendum was held on the island's status by marching through the financial district, known as the golden mile, in San Juan, Puerto Rico ,...More..

Steve Scalise Upgraded To 'Serious Condition' And Is Speaking To Family
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Steve Scalise Upgraded To 'Serious Condition' And Is Speaking To Family

Scalise's security detail and other police officers shot and killed the assailant, James Hodgkinson of IL, who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and other Republicans over social media. Mr Scalise, ...More..

Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russia probe
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump tweets of witch hunt amid Russia probe

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats has met with the Senate Intelligence Committee for more than three hours in a closed session as part of the panel's probe into Russian interference in US electi...More..

Afghan soldier killed, several United States soldiers wounded in incident at Army base
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Afghan soldier killed, several United States soldiers wounded in incident at Army base

On June 11, three US soldiers were killed and one was wounded in an insider attack at a base in Nangarhar Province in eastern Afghanistan. US troops and other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation personnel have...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Tropical Mischief Possible This Week; Rain Chances All Week

There is no defined center of circulation, but as the system tracks northwest over the peninsula and into the Gulf of Mexico in the next 12 hours, a cyclone is likely to form. If the Yucatan system becomes a tr...More..