Milwaukee mayor urges peaceful protest after ex-cop cleared

In May, Betty Shelby was acquitted of manslaughter charges despite video footage showing her fatally shooting Terrence Crutcher, an unarmed Oklahoma pastor who had his arms raised at the time he was shot, last September. Officers chased Smith on ... More..

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Amid Soaring Tension, North Korea Calls Trump A 'Psychopath'

Fred Warmbier said Trump, who was "very candid" during the telephone call, told him Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and other us officials worked hard to negotiate his son's release . where he died ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

New Dashcam Video Shows Philando Castile Informing Officer He Had A Firearm

Newly released dashcam video of a police confrontation with Philando Castile reveals that Castile and his passenger told the Minnesota police officer who pulled Castile over that the now-deceased man ...More..

Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election

Ms Manfra's comments echoed earlier testimony by Samuel Liles, acting director of the DHS cyber division. Russian hackers targeted election systems belonging to 21 USA states in last year's presidential elect...More..

Cubs send struggling Kyle Schwarber back to Iowa
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Cubs send struggling Kyle Schwarber back to Iowa

The leadoff experiment was a failure from the jump. That move proved to be a wise decision after Schwarber hit.412 in the five games he appeared against the Cleveland Indians. His slump at the top of the orde...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

China invites Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner to visit Beijing

Trump in March signed an order to overhaul the federal government and tapped Kushner to lead a White House Office of American Innovation to leverage business ideas and potentially privatize some government...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Abortion Language In Health Bill Catches Republicans Between Rock And Hard Place

If legislation is to prevail in the Senate, McConnell can only lose the support of two of 52 Republicans, assuming all 48 Democrats and independents oppose the bill, as expected. Congressional aides and lobbyis...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States police under scrutiny over pregnant woman's shooting

Ms Lyle's family told the Seattle Times they believe her race was a factor in the shooting. Police also said that typically one officer is dispatched when property crime is reported, but in this case two of...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

South Mississippi waking up to street flooding from Tropical Storm Cindy

Bob Rose, chief meteorologist for the Lower Colorado River Authority, addresses local meteorologists and media at a briefing April 26. The storm was expected to produce total rain accumulations of 6-9 inches,...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Grassley: Transparency concerns about health care bill 'somewhat overblown'

Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, Republicans can only afford defections from two of their 52 senators to push the measure through the Senate. Sen. In 2025, the measure would tie federal spending on the...More..

Alabama warns of floating fire ants in flood waters
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Alabama warns of floating fire ants in flood waters

Cindy was now located about 125 miles (200 km) southeast of Galveston, Texas, with maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour (85 kph), the Miami-based weather forecaster said on Wednesday. There is still unc...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Intel chiefs say Trump suggested they refute Russian collusion

They claim that Coats and Rogers told Bob Mueller and the Senate Intel Committee behind closed doors (after their famous public testimony ) that Trump asked them only to speak up publicly and affirm that ther...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

An acquittal in Milwaukee

A Milwaukee jury Wednesday acquitted a former police officer in the on-duty shooting of a black man past year that ignited riots on the city's north side. In the Milwaukee case, the incident occurred when Offic...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Senate GOP health bill would reshape Obama law

He also suggested he would be willing to change the bill Republicans are crafting if Democrats would come onboard, saying, "A few votes from the Democrats, it could be so easy" and "so attractive". The Democrat...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Secretive crafting of health bill raises bipartisan concerns

Senate Republicans expressed skepticism Wednesday about a Washington Post report purportedly detailing the contents of the upper chamber's bill to replace ObamaCare. Healthcare is a top priority for voters ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

The storms will be "enhanced by the tropical feed", Martrich said, but the weather service doesn't see unusual accumulation amounts as the actual former tropical storm turns east and heads south of the area. ...More..

President Trump goes back into campaign mode at Iowa rally
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

President Trump goes back into campaign mode at Iowa rally

The president made these comments, which are surreal by even his standards, during a campaign rally at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa . "They have total, total control over [Ted Cruz]", Trump s...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Altice USA jumps 7.2 percent in debut

Altice USA - the American holdings of multinational telecom Altice ( OTCPK:ATCEY ) - has priced its initial public offering at $30/share. Altice is said to be keen on using the money it has raised to support...More..

Sheriff: Urinating man at train stop had weapons
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Sheriff: Urinating man at train stop had weapons

But he says deputies may have saved a lot of lives by arresting 28-year-old Christopher Goodine on Wednesday at the Metro Gold Line's Sierra Madre station in Pasadena. He added that it was "just another day" fo...More..

Donald Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Donald Trump's new idea - a 'solar wall' on Mexican border

A source told The Daily Caller earlier this month that Trump raised the idea of solar panels during a meeting with congressional leaders. He added: "This way, Mexico will have to pay much less money". If you'...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

5 questions about the murder of Nabra Hassanen

At about 3:40 a.m. on Sunday, a group of as many as 15 teenagers was walking and riding bikes on Dranesville Road. Police say Torres saw the group in the street and on the sidewalk. In the evening, a crowd ...More..

FBI Release New Information on Congressional Shooter
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

FBI Release New Information on Congressional Shooter

James Hodgkinson , 66, of Belleville, Illinois, opened fire last Wednesday at the baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, wounding Republican leader Steve Scalise , authorities say. Slater said Hodgkinso...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

New TV ads target Senate Republicans over health care

In a television ad airing in each senator's state except for Arizona, a young boy is seen having an asthma attack, while his mother rushes for his inhaler. Bruce Poliquin, it looks as if it was specifically cre...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

4 people die from record-breaking heat in California and New Mexico

Larger airliners made by Boeing and Airbus have higher maximum operating temperatures, but airlines still need to closely monitor the weight of the jets during the heat. American Airlines said seven flights...More..

Mostly cloudy skies for your Thursday; rain moves in overnight
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Mostly cloudy skies for your Thursday; rain moves in overnight

Southwest wind 6 to 9 miles per hour. Highs around 83. Wind E 20-30 miles per hour. Today will feature the best rain chances of the week as tropical moisture surges north ahead of a frontal boundary across ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy projected to be near-miss for Liberty County

The Gulf of Mexico is home to about 17 percent of U.S. crude and 5 percent of dry natural gas output, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. Tropical Storm Warnings extend from southern Loui...More..

Here's what the Senate's Obamacare replacement could look like
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Here's what the Senate's Obamacare replacement could look like

Following the House vote, Trump hosted an event in the Rose Garden to celebrate its passage. Facing expected unanimous Democratic opposition , Republicans will be unable to pass a Senate bill if just thr...More..

Senate Votes Up Anti-Russia Sanctions
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Senate Votes Up Anti-Russia Sanctions

The new sanctions will target among others " those conducting malicious cyber activity on behalf of the Russian government " and "those doing business with the Russian intelligence and defense sectors", accord...More..

United States forces shoot down armed drone in Syria
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

United States forces shoot down armed drone in Syria

On Sunday, a USA fighter jet downed a Syrian government warplane for the first time in the country's conflict south of Raqa, sparking an angry reaction from regime ally Russian Federation. The area where we dow...More..

Vermont senators reach deal on legal pot, but fate uncertain
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Vermont senators reach deal on legal pot, but fate uncertain

Rep. Mark Cusack , the House chair of the marijuana committee, said the higher tax rate was justified because of the "many unknowns" associated with implementing and regulating marijuana sales in MA. "The me...More..