US Supreme Court to hear Wisconsin gerrymandering case

The US Supreme Court announced Monday it would hear a case about possible gerrymandering in the drawing up of Congressional district boundaries, a running sore point between Republicans and Democrats . Those maps, now in use, have been declare... More..

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Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watches
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watches

The race between Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff . Democrats have aimed to leverage Trump's dismal approval rating and opposition to the Republican health-care bill into winning Republican seats and pot...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

White House spokesman 'just kind of useless'- CNN reporter

Is Sean Spicer's tenure as White House press secretary coming to an end? In the course of reporting, The Atlantic apparently reached out to Bannon, Trump's controversial chief strategist , to ask why...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

CNN reporter labels White House spokesman 'just kind of useless'

White House communications officials "obviously feel it has ceased to pay dividends" to follow their predecessors' press strategy, said Eric Dezenhall, who worked on President Ronald Reagan's communications ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump breaks campaign promise on "dreamers"

District Court for the Southern District of Texas", the statement continued. The Trump DHS did revoke a never-implemented Obama program that would have expanded DACA rights to parents of minors brough...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Clamping down, White House puts the 'brief' in its briefing

The majority leader insisted that Americans will have "plenty of time" to review the bill, saying, "We've been discussing all the elements of this endlessly for seven years". Spicer, 45, is rumored to be promot...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Conservatives on Capitol Hill anxiously await health care bill

Although he was named to the Senate group to rewrite the AHCA, Utah Sen. "I expect to have a discussion draft on Thursday", McConnell said . McConnell pointed out Senate Democrats in 2009 wrote much ...More..

Rauner to address state ahead of lawmakers return to Springfield
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Rauner to address state ahead of lawmakers return to Springfield

The governor called a Republican-sponsored budget a meeting in the middle of big issues like school funding, higher education and human services. "Right now, our state is in real crisis - and the actions we t...More..

LAPD Cadet Program Suspended At Stations Where Teens Stole Police Cruisers
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

LAPD Cadet Program Suspended At Stations Where Teens Stole Police Cruisers

The latest arrests bring the total to seven. The investigation comes after police learned two patrol vehicles were missing on June 14, and then officers spotted them being driven in tandem on streets in Sou...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Three Los Angeles police cadets arrested for stealing patrol cars

She was "an innocent bystander in a separate vehicle", he said. Investigators later reviewed surveillance video that showed a young woman with the vehicle at a gas pump, he said. It wasn't immediately clear how...More..

Senate jabs Trump in unanimous vote on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Senate jabs Trump in unanimous vote on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday to keep and expand sanctions against Russian Federation and to block the president from lifting them without congressional approval. Republican senators ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Sean Spicer refuses to deny if his White House role is changing

Throngs of journalists and political pundits are hanging on Trump press secretary Sean Spicer's every word, hoping he'll confirm or deny the existence of tapes of conversations between President Donald T...More..

Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

The ride-sharing service is also reducing its cancellation window from five minutes to two. "This is an important first step toward a more fair ride-hail industry". Crucially, the company said it will not take ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Senate close to vote on dismantle health law

It's anticipated there will be only 10 hours of debate before the vote is held. "I was heartened to see Senator Rubio raise the transparency issue this weekend - if he feels so strongly about it, he shoul...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Spicer seeks more strategic role at White House

In recent weeks, a number of Spicer's question-and-answer sessions with reporters have been conducted off-camera, including on Monday. On Tuesday morning, researcher Brian Klaas tweeted an Atlantic article ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Lawyer: Trump not under investigation

Simple explanation", Sekulow told CNN's " State of the Union ". It has shown us that theObama administration conducted surveillance on the incoming Trump administration; thatformer Attorney General Loretta ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Bishop of Stepney addresses Finsbury Park attack vigil

He said the man appeared to be sleeping across the vehicle's front three seats with the door open. Police are also looking into a statement made by his family that he was "troubled for a long time". Pub regular...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

Last month, a bipartisan group of congressmen, led by Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), introduced the North Korea Travel Control Act (H.R.2732) that would prohibit travel to North Korea by Americans without permiss...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Republican wins close victory in South Carolina

With a similar background to President Donald Trump , Norman made millions in real estate development prior to running for Congress, CNBC reports . With all precincts reporting, according to the New York T...More..

12 cities to receive Justice Department aid to fight crime
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

12 cities to receive Justice Department aid to fight crime

The partnership, which will specifically focus on reducing gun crime, drug trafficking, and gang violence was announced today at a national summit organized by U.S. The help comes as Buffalo battles a wave of...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

Warmbier", he said, adding that at least 10 Americans were freed from North Korea under Obama. "At least I know China tried!" The last thing conservatives want, the argument goes, is curious American tourists...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Police Say Road Rage Led To Killing Of Muslim Girl In Virginia

Mohammad Alsalti is a 23-year-old who lives in Raleigh, North Carolina. The murder of a teenage Muslim girl beaten and killed by a bat-wielding motorist near a Virginia mosque was likely a "road rage incide...More..

Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown's death
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Settlement reached in lawsuit over Michael Brown's death

But the incident spurred a Justice Department civil rights investigation and Ferguson was forced to revamp its police department and municipal court system, which the DOJ criticized for disproportionately tar...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Japan investigates delay in reporting US Navy ship collision

The collision caused catastrophic damage to the USS Fitzgerald's starboard, or right, side. Most of the 300 crew members were asleep when the collision occurred at 2:20 a.m. In addition to Martin, the J...More..

Airline Flights Being Canceled Due To Extreme Heat
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Airline Flights Being Canceled Due To Extreme Heat

The Fort Worth-based airline cancelled 50 flights Monday in and out of Phoenix and expected delays for at least seven flights to Sky Harbor on Tuesday, according to American Airlines spokesman Ross Fein...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Top court to hear case that could reshape United States political map

Wendy Weiser, director of the Brennan Center for Justice's Democracy Program, also applauded the Supreme Court's announcement on Monday, calling it "a historic opportunity to address one of the biggest proble...More..

How the AP-NORC poll on climate change was conducted
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

How the AP-NORC poll on climate change was conducted

While conservative media heralded Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord a new poll from the Associated Press and the National Opinion Research Council suggest...More..

Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car

The shooting on July 6 previous year, in the Minneapolis suburb of Falcon Heights, gained widespread attention because Mr Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , live-streamed its gruesome aftermath on F...More..

Wildfire near Big Bear spreads to 950 acres; mandatory evacuations issued
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wildfire near Big Bear spreads to 950 acres; mandatory evacuations issued

Forest Service. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, though it's expected to be fully contained by Friday, according to authorities. The flames moved closer to Highway 18, which is closed bet...More..

Senate GOP May Risk Quick Vote on ObamaCare
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Senate GOP May Risk Quick Vote on ObamaCare

The sanctions measure passed 98-2 with only Sens. McConnell's ability to assess and line up votes is considered masterful, and he's eager to pass legislation fulfilling a keystone campaign promise of Presid...More..