Tropical Storm Cindy churns toward Gulf Coast

Cindy , a sprawling storm whose impacts were stretching out far beyond its center of circulation, was in the Gulf of Mexico approaching the Louisiana-Texas border on Wednesday afternoon. Rainfall amounts Thursday and Friday will range from 2"-4". ... More..

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by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump administration asks for more time to file travel ban briefs

Trump has said the travel ban is needed to give the federal government time to develop enhanced vetting procedures for people coming from terror-prone countries to ensure terrorists don't sneak into the Unit...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Disclosure report shows government business is good business for Donald Trump

The U.S. Office of Government Ethics released filings on Friday that indicate frequenting his favorite hangouts has netted the President tens of millions of dollars , while the properties he owns but doesn't v...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump's Attempt to Go After Comey Could Backfire

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has agreed to appear before the Senate Intelligence committee . Should Comey have acted sooner? It sure sounded like Ryan believed Comey's testimony but was contending that the...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death

Warmbier's death came just days after he was released by the North Korean government and returned to the U.S. suffering from extensive brain damage, according to the USA doctors who treated him. North Korea ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump checks out agriculture tech in Iowa

Ambassador Terry Branstad is scheduled to be along for the events in Cedar Rapids. Corbett announced plans Tuesday to run as a Republican in next year's primary, challenging Iowa's new governor, Kim Reyno...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Cindy could create 3-foot storm surge near Gulf

The county faces frequent tidal flooding. Many homes in the county are elevated on stilts. "Any way we can get to them", she said. "It's been slow. In Mississippi, Gulfport-Biloxi Airport recorded 7.19 inch...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

Martinez Torres , who is charged with murder , was arraigned Monday and denied bail pending a July 19 court appearance. Some wearing Islamic robes, others in street clothes, they left their cars as traffic ove...More..

Corbyn attacks 'government without a majority' for 'thin gruel' Queen's Speech
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Corbyn attacks 'government without a majority' for 'thin gruel' Queen's Speech

And that road map includes a whole lot of Brexit . "Queen delivers speech outlining Brexit plans wearing a hat that looks suspiciously like a EUROPEAN flag", the right-wing, anti-EU Daily Mail newspaper tw...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Insider Q&A: Lawyer: NAFTA talks could wrap up this year

Trade Representative planning public hearings for next week on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. And while changes in the North American Free Trade Agreement may be the focal point of trade concerns, much more...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast

Gulf Coast, which could drive up prices for consumers. Coastal rivers are expected to leap their banks, though, as water runs off. The NHC said Cindy is moving northwest at around 9 miles per hour and is exp...More..

Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict

Yanez was found not guilty by a jury in Ramsey county District Court Friday on charges of second-degree manslaughter and unsafe discharge of a firearm for his conduct during the July 6, 2016 shooting. Her inter...More..

Britain's Queen Outlines Agenda With Opening of Parliament
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Britain's Queen Outlines Agenda With Opening of Parliament

Another detail earned notice for its absence: In a speech that traditionally notes important state visits - and this time around noted an upcoming visit from the king and queen of Spain - there's no mention o...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Castile family lawyer 'stunned' by dashcam footage

He also said Yanez could have acted differently. The officer said, "Okay". Her Facebook live-stream captured Yanez yelling, "I told him not to reach for it!" and a bleeding Castile saying, "I wasn't rea...More..

Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the Washington FBI office, also said during a news conference that James T. Hodgkinson did not have any ties to terrorism. Scalise and other congressional Republican...More..

Russia-US deconfliction channel in Syria is working - Pentagon
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Russia-US deconfliction channel in Syria is working - Pentagon

U.S officials said the pro-Syrian troops violated a de-confliction agreement between Washington and Moscow and had "threatened" US fighters and allied rebels. Syrian military officers described it as a major ...More..

Officers in Seattle fatal shooting had crisis training
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Officers in Seattle fatal shooting had crisis training

When the officers arrived at Lyles' apartment, they said Lyles was armed with a knife. McNew has served nine years on the force, and Anderson has been with Seattle Police for two years. On Monday evening, pol...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rain From Tropical Storm Cindy Already Impacting Gulf Coast

Outer rain bands from the storm encompass most of southern Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana and the storm itself is situated off the coast of the Louisiana tracking northwestward with sustained winds of 60...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

In Georgia, Handel thanks Trump and reaches out to Democrats

President Trump congratulated Handel via Twitter. For Trump, who made social media pleas of support for Ralph Norman and Karen Handel - both are Republicans who won in SC and Georgia , respectively...More..

Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, in fair condition: hospital
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, in fair condition: hospital

The money raised will also go to three Washington-based charities that the Congressional Baseball Game has supported in past years: The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington , The Washington Nationals D...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Video of police killing Philando Castile is publicly released

Officer Yanez has said that Mr. Castile was reaching for his gun, and his lawyers made that a central point in his defense. Yanez pulled Castile over after noticing that one of the car's brake light...More..

Trump Said To Plan Announcement On Comey Tapes
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump Said To Plan Announcement On Comey Tapes

The House intelligence committee has asked White House counsel Don McGahn to provide an answer to the question about tapes by Friday. As per recent reports , White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has...More..

Wyoming Grad Has Suffered Extensive Loss Of Brain Tissue
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wyoming Grad Has Suffered Extensive Loss Of Brain Tissue

He says the administration is heartened Warmbier has been reunited with his family. The elder Mr Warmbier said he did not believe North Korea's explanation that the coma resulted from botulism and...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Dashcam Video of the Philando Castile Shooting Just Released

The squad-car video shows a wide view of the traffic stop and the shooting, with the camera pointed toward Castile's vehicle. Yanez then asks for Castile's license and insurance while another officer stan...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Michelle Carter, Who Texted Her Boyfriend To Kill Himself, Is Found Guilty

Although Carter is now 20 years old, she was tried as a juvenile due to her age at the time of Roy's suicide. Prosecutors allege that Carter caused Roy's death by relentlessly badgering him with te...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Democrats just went 0-4. When will they win?

It was enough to help Handel raise more than $5 million, not a paltry sum in a congressional race, but only about a fifth of Ossoff's fundraising haul. But the narrow win, compared with the 19 points Trump won ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean

The hurricane season got an early start with Tropical Storm Arlene in April. As of press time (8:20pm, Tuesday ) the most likely target zone for flooding goes from Lexington-Louisville south Memphis-Nashvill...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Former La Crosse police dept. training officer weighs in on Castile verdict

Despite supposedly being concerned for Reynolds' young daughter's lungs, Yanez admitted that when he fired indiscriminately into Castile's vehicle, the little girl was in his direct line of fire and was at ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump attorney: There's no investigation of the president, period

That means that the judiciary panel could be the main body in Congress to investigate whether Trump improperly used his authority to urge Comey to back off an investigation of his former national security advis...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Motor City Radio Club to host Field Day this weekend

A three county amateur radio disaster communications organization will showcase ham radio communications beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday and running continuously until 3 p.m. "The premise of the activity is setti...More..