Making a Murderer subject's confession was coerced, federal court says

Supreme Court to review Thursday's 2-1 split decision from a three-judge appeals panel. Her charred remains were found in an incineration barrel and a burn pit on Avery's property, about 80 miles (130 km) north of Milwaukee. That court said D... More..

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Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire

The brush fire quickly grew from 1,200 acres at 9:30 p.m.to a massive 5,000 acres at around midnight, the Riverside County Fire Department said, adding that it had deployed more than 300 emergency workers to ba...More..

Local officer writes letter in response to Philando Castile shooting
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Local officer writes letter in response to Philando Castile shooting

The 32-year-old elementary school cafeteria worker was killed by St. Anthony officer Jeronimo Yanez during a traffic stop July 6 after Castile told the officer he was armed. Anthony police officer. 'With reso...More..

Ex-cop avoids charges in killing of 23yo Milwaukee man
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Ex-cop avoids charges in killing of 23yo Milwaukee man

While the defense argued that Heaggan-Brown had to make a quick decision in the heat of the moment. Chisholm said the case was the rare one that he felt "very strongly" he could charge and prove, aided gr...More..

Trump to speak on Comey tapes this week
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Trump to speak on Comey tapes this week

The White House press secretary took to the podium for what was widely tipped as his last time on Tuesday. "It's no secret we've had a couple of vacancies, including communications director, for a while-we'...More..

Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill

Since the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said the bill would leave 22 million more Americans without insurance, several Republicans senators had said they would not even support allowing the b...More..

Senate GOP Leaders Push Off Health Care Vote Until After July 4th
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Senate GOP Leaders Push Off Health Care Vote Until After July 4th

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Some Republicans are blaming an outside group supporting President Donald Trump for the unexpected delay Tuesday of a vote on a Senate health care proposal. She and other moderates were c...More..

CNN Tweets Correction At Trump In Wake Of Retraction, Resignations
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

CNN Tweets Correction At Trump In Wake Of Retraction, Resignations

The story had stated that US lawmakers were investigating a possible link between a Russian investment fund and Mr. Trump's officials. CNN , in an effort to restore some semblance of journalistic integri...More..

Supreme Court sides with church in playground case
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Supreme Court sides with church in playground case

Justice Sotomayor in her dissent disagreed entirely with the majority's take on the case. The Supreme Court then asked Missouri and the church whether the case was moot or whether it still mattered. This orde...More..

TSA agents find 20 plus pound lobster in checked luggage
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

TSA agents find 20 plus pound lobster in checked luggage

Yes, as long as it's in a "clear, plastic, spill-proof container" and it's been screened by Transportation Security Administration agents. "TSA officers represent a professional and honorable workforce that...More..

4th of July fireworks safety
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

4th of July fireworks safety

According to the National Fire Protection Agency, emergency departments across the country will treat hundreds to thousands of people injured from illegal fireworks . Have a bucket of water, garden hose, or fi...More..

Stop breeding terrorists, India-US tell Pakistan
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Stop breeding terrorists, India-US tell Pakistan

Mr Trump said the security partnership between the U.S. and India is incredibly important. Earlier, in their joint press statement at the White House, Trump stressed on eliminating and destroying radical Is...More..

Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

After the storm clears the state, sunny skies and moderate temperatures are expected to prevail through next week. Low-lying roads in many areas were covered with water. A boy killed by debris in storm surf off...More..

Scattered showers and storms likely each afternoon through Friday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Scattered showers and storms likely each afternoon through Friday — FIRST ALERT FORECAST

It will begin to feel more like June with high temperatures in the upper 80s, mostly sunny skies and southerly winds up to 17 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 30 miles per hour. There is also a slight chan...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

US President Trump's travel ban to go into effect

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the Justice Department looks forward to defending the travel ban when the Supreme Court hears arguments in the case in October. The court, in October, can decide finally wh...More..

Christie encouraged court reviewing betting case
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Christie encouraged court reviewing betting case

He was born through artificial insemination. "This office is committed to interpreting state statute and following decisions from the nation's highest court, " she said. Attorneys for the men, in a 50-page ...More..

Feds looking into Bernie Sanders, wife over real estate deal
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Feds looking into Bernie Sanders, wife over real estate deal

When applying for the loan, FBI investigators allege that Sanders distorted donor levels to make it appear the school was in a better financial position than it really was. Sanders . And high-profile Washingto...More..

Sarah Palin is suing The New York Times
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Sarah Palin is suing The New York Times

The editorial in question, entitled " America's Lethal Politics ", came in the wake of the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise (R., La .) and others at a GOP baseball practice by a left-wing supporter of Sen. It w...More..

Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

They say Maduro , who became president in 2013 following the death of longtime leader Hugo Chavez , is a dictator, who has presided over a deep economic crisis. They are boycotting the vote, and protesting da...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

GOP senators threaten to oppose health bill

The Congressional Budget Office score may complicate things. McConnell said Trump has been " fully engaged " in the process, and will host all Senate Republicans at a special meeting at the White Hous...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Kushner, Greenblatt met with family of murdered Border Policewoman in Israel

During that period, however, the population of existing settlements and unauthorized so-called "wildcat outposts" has nearly trebled. Settlement watchdog Peace Now said the settlement boom coincided with a 2....More..

Man sits in jail when drywall power is mistaken for cocaine
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Man sits in jail when drywall power is mistaken for cocaine

Karlos Cashe was pulled over in Oviedo for a routine traffic stop when the police officer said he noticed a white powder in the man's vehicle. Three months later, a Florida Department of Law Enforcement la...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Public Benefit Programs Cannot Exclude Churches Solely Because They Are Religious

By a 7-2 vote, the justices sided with Trinity Lutheran Church of Columbia, Missouri, which had sought a state grant to put a soft surface on its preschool playground. Taxpayers For Public Education, which ...More..

Trump gives Pentagon authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Trump gives Pentagon authority to determine troop levels in Afghanistan

Secretary Mattis equated "winning" in Afghanistan with the Afghan government's ability to handle the enemy's level of violence, which he said will require a "residual force" of USA and allied forces to train ...More..

House Democrats plan to roll out property-tax freeze plan
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

House Democrats plan to roll out property-tax freeze plan

But it's going to need Republican support to actually pass. Republican leader Jim Durkin said the meeting was constructive, but was visibly upset over non-budgetary demands from Speaker Madigan. The $36.489 b...More..

Island Appears Off Coast of Cape Hatteras
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Island Appears Off Coast of Cape Hatteras

This new island is also 300 yards wide. The mile-long island, nicknamed "Shelley Island", formed due to the Atlantic Ocean's changing tides, ABC News reports. The Hatteras Island Rescue Squad said last ...More..

Lucas museum is coming to Los Angeles
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Lucas museum is coming to Los Angeles

The museum, which will feature space age architecture befitting the creator of the Star Wars universe, will be built at Exposition Park near University of Southern California. Previous proposals to locate the...More..

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Mitch Landrieu , Mayor of New Orleans has stated that most mayors in the country are quite in agreement with the idea that they must fight climate change on their own. "Politics has nearly no influence on sci...More..

GOP Sen. Rob Portman of OH under pressure on health bill
by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

GOP Sen. Rob Portman of OH under pressure on health bill

Kasich said the bill should not pass in its current form. "Governor Kasich and I aren't going to agree on everything and if we were writing this bill we would have to say: What are the compromises and how ca...More..

by | Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Turkey rejects demand to close military base in Qatar

However, Tillerson said the proposals provided a basis for dialogue leading to a solution of the crisis. In a statement published by government-owned news outlet Anadolu, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdog...More..