Senate Votes to Make it Harder for Trump to Lift Russia Sanctions

The Senate this week also added new sanctions punishing Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 US election, annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and support for Syria's government in that country's six-year-long civil war. President Dona... More..

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Senate Obamacare Repeal Vote Could Happen As Soon As Next Week

Analysts said 23 million more Americans would be without health care under the House bill. Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer of NY on Monday evening renewed his request to McConnell for a meeting of all sena...More..

US Supreme Court agrees to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

US Supreme Court agrees to hear potentially landmark case on partisan gerrymandering

Last year, a three-judge federal court broke new ground when it ruled the map was unconstitutional because its "motivating factor" was an "intent to entrench a political party in power". The lower court's r...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Sharp questions for Sessions in coming testimony

Testifying on Thursday, June 8 before the Senate Intelligence Committee, former FBI Director James Comey showed us why we should be glad he was sacked as FBI director. this Russia thing with Trump and R...More..

Inmate shoots 2 Tennessee courthouse officers, takes his own life
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Inmate shoots 2 Tennessee courthouse officers, takes his own life

Coffee County Circuit Court Clerk Heather Duncan told WSMV she didn't witness the shooting, but said the entire courthouse was evacuated after it happened. Bassett went to a holding cell after Bell appeared i...More..

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Much Of The State
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Much Of The State

A flash flood warning is in effect for Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Berkshire, Worcester and Middlesex County through late Monday . The bulk of the rainfall amounts could fall in a very short period. The N...More..

Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

The justices ruled that the 71-year-old trademark law barring disparaging terms infringes free speech rights. Simon Tam, an Asian-American musician, was denied a trademark for his band name, The Slants, and w...More..

Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case

The Supreme Court is taking on a case about partisan advantage in redistricting that could affect elections across the United States. The Supreme Court is unlikely to decide the Wisconsin case before early ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Seattle Police Kill Pregnant Mother Charleena Lyles

Three of Lyles' children were in the apartment when two police officers shot Lyles in the chest and abdomen. Both officers who responded to the call fired their weapons, and although they performed CPR on ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jared Kushner Publicly Speaks & Twitter Cannot Get Over What He Sounds Like!

In a White House full of loud voices, the powerful senior adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump tends to keep his mouth shut. Kushner will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netayahu in ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

Supreme Court will consider if they've violated the provisions of our nation's Constitution". Those maps, drawn mainly in secret by Republican lawmakers, had achieved one of the clearest cases in modern po...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Seattle police kill woman that family says was pregnant

The Seattle Police reported that detectives from their Force Investigation Team (FIT) will be investigating the use of force by police officers and that both officers who were involved in the incident will ...More..

Monday morning rain, with afternoon sun
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Monday morning rain, with afternoon sun

Chance of precipitation is 20 percent. Tuesday night , partly cloudy, with a low around 61. High near 74. Southwest wind 3 to 6 miles per hour. TUESDAY: Mostly sunny and warm. Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Senate Dems Slated To Protest Obamacare On Chamber Floor

And not only have the Republicans been crafting this massive piece of legislation in total secrecy, but the uncertainty surrounding their efforts have wreaked havoc on the health care system already in place. S...More..

Could Jeff Bezos Fix Our Broken Food System? Alice Waters Thinks So
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Could Jeff Bezos Fix Our Broken Food System? Alice Waters Thinks So

The company has over 4,000 stores compared to around 400 for Amazon , and that's a big advantage if Walmart can move quickly and take advantage of the "last mile" and getting those products from the store to...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition is upgraded to serious from critical

Medstar Washington Hospital Center released the update Saturday on behalf of the Scalise family. The gunman, identified by law enforcement officials as 66-year-old James Hodgkinson of Belleville, Illinois, ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

Based on the internet's reaction, it was the first time many people heard his voice - and they were more than happy to pile on the memes. He plans to meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusal...More..

Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions

The problem is, that unless Trump is comparing his one outlier poll to Obama's approval on some random obscure date, then the remainder of his tweet is a blatant lie. Republicans in Texas are still satisf...More..

Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Who is Trump's new lawyer, Jay Sekulow?

In a heated interview with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace , Jay Sekulow , a member of President Donald Trump's personal legal team, repeatedly insisted that the president is not under investigation by the sp...More..

Larson, Truex take top 2 spots in MI qualifying
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Larson, Truex take top 2 spots in MI qualifying

Finally, with five laps remaining, the race restarted, and Larson took the lead on the outside. This is our second Cup win of the year, but we've had six second place finishes. Martin Truex Jr . dominated three...More..

Whoopi Goldberg says media coverage of Trump was '98 percent' positive
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Whoopi Goldberg says media coverage of Trump was '98 percent' positive

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich appeared on Tuesday's The View where he was grilled by the panel on Comey, the media and Trump . Gingrich added that the fury of Trump comes from Comey wh...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump says he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

The special counsel appointed to probe alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential polls is now also investigating President Donald Trump for possible obstruction of justice , accordi...More..

Great Danes rescued from 'abhorrent conditions' in New Hampshire
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Great Danes rescued from 'abhorrent conditions' in New Hampshire

The rescue took place Friday morning, as Wolfeboro police served search and seizure and arrest warrants on the property, and found that the 84 dogs were being housed in unsafe and unsanitary conditions. I'm try...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Democrats Say They'll Slow Senate Work Over Secretive Health Care Bill

Democratic lawmakers are also responding to growing pressure from progressive activists who have been calling for more aggressive opposition. According to the Times, the Senate bill would give states sweeping...More..

Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

But while the Slants and Washington NFL team have the Lanham Trademark Act in common, their cases differ in other ways - most notably, the Washington NFL team is not made up of Native Americans who are tr...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Holcomb fire north of Big Bear at 200 acres and growing

Bruinsma said he isn't aware of campers or hikers on the forest who are impacted. Fire officials said the humidity in the area was low, at 10 percent. Also closed is, Van Dusen Canyon Road, 3N16 at 3N09, Holc...More..

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

The Campaign Legal Center brought a motion with the justices last month, asking them to affirmi a November decision by the Seventh Circuit. State and federal legislative district boundaries are reconfigur...More..

Protests after police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of Philando Castile
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Protests after police officer acquitted over fatal shooting of Philando Castile

Crying on the stand, Yanez reiterated his claim. Officer Jeronimo Yanez was charged with second-degree manslaughter for shooting Castile seven times during a traffic stop. Philando told Yanez that he wa...More..

Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

After the census, they redrew the state's voting districts, and in 2012, despite winning less than 50 percent of the vote, Republicans captured 60 of the legislature's 99 seats. One of them, funded by a nonpa...More..

Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Tech CEOs meet with Trump on government overhaul

It has cited an economic opportunity to save up to $1 trillion over 10 years through such measures. Trump met with execs at 5pm after several hours of workshops on cyber-security, cloud computing and the recr...More..