• Michigan lawmaker found dead hours after highway arrest
Michigan lawmaker found dead hours after highway arrest

My thoughts and prayers are with his wife and children at this very hard time. He was term limited, now serving his third and final term, and had announced he was running for state senate. Sheriff Lawrence Jerue would not discuss the charge against Kivela , but the Detroit Free Press reported Tuesday it was for suspected drunken driving.

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  • Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?
Are pregnancy, rape pre-existing conditions?

For example, if someone sees a therapist because they have been raped, the condition that the therapist treats might be considered pre-existing but the rape would not. As President, he has moved along with the Republican legislative leadership that is ideologically against subsidies. In the coming days, the independent Congressional Budget Offi...

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  • Yates: I warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed
Yates: I warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

Yates was originally meant to testify on the matter over a month ago, but the pandemonium that followed then House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes' inexplicable trip to the White House to deliver relevant information to President Donald Trump before speaking with his committee ended up leading to several cancellations, including the lon...

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  • Storms in US South and Midwest kill at least 14
Storms in US South and Midwest kill at least 14

Search teams were going door to door yesterday after Saturday's tornadoes flattened homes, uprooted trees and flipped several pickup trucks at a dealership in Canton. The fifth victim, a 76-year-old man, was found dead in a submerged vehicle with his seatbelt still on, Washington County Sheriff Tim Helder told KFSM .

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  • Bella Hadid Slays in Backless Jumpsuit at Met Gala 2017!
Bella Hadid Slays in Backless Jumpsuit at Met Gala 2017!

She has been giving hints about the title a couple of times, including through her Met Gala's unique costume's see-through veil on which "Witness" is written. In fact, she had to be sewn into the look before rocking the red carpet. "She paid homage to Rei the way it was intended". Her sister Kendall Jenner wore a sheer slip that left little to th...

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  • KY Health Advocate Weighs in on GOP Health Plan
KY Health Advocate Weighs in on GOP Health Plan

The House bill has Americans in an uproar over its negative aspects, such as older people facing higher costs and 14 million people losing their insurance in the first year. Even members in Ryan's own House Republican conference, including those that helped negotiate the final bill, like North Carolina Rep. Mark Meadows of the Freedom Caucus, have ...

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  • Kangaroo attacks girl at wildlife park
Kangaroo attacks girl at wildlife park

It then appeared to bite her head, leaving the young girl with 14 stitches. The White family left the park immediately to seek medical attention. We went to Harmony Park Safari seeking comment on the incident. Their family has been there several times but have never seen the kangaroos. Jennifer White, the girl's mother, took cell phone video of...

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  • Augusta women sit 9th after day one in the Athens Regional
Augusta women sit 9th after day one in the Athens Regional

She shook off a pair of early bogeys and made the turn at 1-over 37 following the birdie on No. 8, and the San Sebastian, Spain, native registered six pars on her back nine. Nistrup was off the green and just outside the fringe facing a lengthy putt that started uphill and then down to the hole. Playing the front nine later in the morning, Smith ...

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  • Mud in your eye: Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in slop
Mud in your eye: Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby in slop

The skies have cleared just in time for mud hasn't On Saturday, Churchill Downs ushers in the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby , to kickoff the first race of the Triple Crown horse racing championship. "Came to this one today found out there was a hat contest, and I won third place", Kelly Blair said. It was however, a first success for V...

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  • United States expected to announce no charges in Louisiana black man's shooting
United States expected to announce no charges in Louisiana black man's shooting

He said the state's investigation was stalled until the federal investigation was completed. Officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II were accused of violating Sterling's rights under the Fourth Amendment, which outlaws unreasonable search and seizure, including unreasonable physical force by police.

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  • Texas governor signs law banning Sanctuary cities
Texas governor signs law banning Sanctuary cities

Additionally, local law enforcement is now required by state law to comply with federal immigration enforcement officials. The law prohibits cities from declaring themselves "sanctuary cities" and enables police officers to check the immigration status of anyone they detain.

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  • Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn as national security adviser, official confirms
Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn as national security adviser, official confirms

James Clapper, Obama's former Director of National Intelligence, will also testify to the Senate panel on Monday. There's good reason why Yates' testimony has been so highly anticipated. Nunes, a Trump ally, has since recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation amid concerns that he was too close to the White House to lead a credibl...

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  • Suspect in Texas university stabbings to be charged with murder
Suspect in Texas university stabbings to be charged with murder

University of Texas President Greg Fenves said officials took the fliers down after receiving complaints from students. Harrison Brown, a freshman at UT Austin , was killed in the stabbing spree. When asked if he was hearing voices in his head, White said his mind told him to "tell the truth and withhold any action that he did because it reall...

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  • New Orleans Removes White Supremacist Monument
New Orleans Removes White Supremacist Monument

They depict Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and P.G.T. Beauregard-all major actors in the Civil War-and each will be moved to a museum. "The monuments are an aberration", Mayor Landrieu said . "You start losing where you came from and where you've been". Rather, he said, it's about "showing the whole world that we as a city and as people are ...

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  • Trump signs order to expand ocean oil drilling
Trump signs order to expand ocean oil drilling

Conservationists have long opposed oil drilling in the Arctic. "This order will cement our nation's position as a global energy leader and foster energy security for the benefit of American people, without removing any of the stringent environmental safeguards that are now in place", Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters at a White House...

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  • Congressman Comer on Voting for American Health Care Act
Congressman Comer on Voting for American Health Care Act

The House bill has Americans in an uproar over its negative aspects, such as older people facing higher costs and 14 million people losing their insurance in the first year. 'I went through two years of campaigning and I'm telling you, no matter where I went, people were suffering so badly with the ravages of Obamacare , ' Trump said .

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  • Trump wants a review of national monuments
Trump wants a review of national monuments

Trump called the designation of national monuments by the Obama administration an "egregious abuse of federal power" and a "massive federal land grab". In the waning days of his administration, President Barack Obama created a national monument on land around the red rock buttes of Bears Ears. The Antiquities Act gave the power to presidents to est...

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  • US negotiator of Paris climate deal: Exit would do 'enormous damage'
US negotiator of Paris climate deal: Exit would do 'enormous damage'

However, growing concerns that United States President Donald Trump could withdraw from the deal have cast a shadow over the discussions. " We are for staying in the treaty". "This was supposed to be a highly technical and uneventful meeting to flesh out some of the details in the Paris Agreement". European climate commissioner Miguel Canete, ...

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  • Penn State frat members charged in student death
Penn State frat members charged in student death

But the brothers failed to call 911 to get him treatment until the next morning. Piazza thanked the district attorney "for swiftly moving to bring those who caused Tim's death to justice". A member of the Penn State fraternity where a pledge died back in February is now speaking out. At that party, prosecutors say pledges were egged on to dow...

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  • White House announces Trump visit to Israel on first trip overseas
White House announces Trump visit to Israel on first trip overseas

The president's first foreign trip is typically seen as a signal of the new administration's priorities. The President is set to visit the Vatican, Israel and Saudi Arabia this month, as part of his maiden worldwide trip. Following their meeting, Trump voiced a message of optimism for what he said would be "terrific" talks on relaunching the Midd...

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  • Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7
Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7

Detectives eventually linked the disparate victims through crime-scene evidence and issued a sketch of a suspect - but for almost a year, they had no big breaks in the case. Police said most of the shootings happened in the low-income neighborhood of Maryvale as the victims walked down streets or stood in their yards. Ultimately, it wasn't a match,...

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  • Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching
Trump's gyrations on NAFTA cause a flurry of head-scratching

The White House announcement came hours after administration officials said Trump was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the usa from the deal - though administration officials cautioned it was just one of a number of options being discussed by the president and his staff.

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  • Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty
Texas poised to pass 'sanctuary city' ban with jail penalty

Religious Freedom Restoration Act or RFRA laws would remove the requirement to prove "substantial burden" and allow anyone to claim religious reasons as the right to discriminate against LGBT people. "I need you to understand what you're doing because these are people's lives", she said. Travis County Sheriff "Sanctuary Sally" Hernandez has denie...

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  • Trump thinks Australia 'has better health care' than the US. He's 'right.'
Trump thinks Australia 'has better health care' than the US. He's 'right.'

Trump met with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia on May 4, 2017, in New York City. The president's comment raised eyebrows, coming just after the U.S. When asked about a January call that reportedly got tense between the two world leaders, Trump said: "We had a great telephone call". But with Trump battling to dismantle Obamacare , ...

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  • Obama receiving Profile in Courage Award from Kennedys
Obama receiving Profile in Courage Award from Kennedys

Bush. It was among the former president's first speeches since leaving office and came just days after House Republicans passed a bill that would dismantle much of his signature health care law. The award is named for a 1957 Pulitzer Prize-winning book by John F. Kennedy that profiled eight USA senators who risked their careers by taking princip...

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  • Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified as Kyle Milliken of Maine
Navy SEAL killed in Somalia identified as Kyle Milliken of Maine

He was assigned to an East Coast based special warfare unit. "We grieve his death, but we celebrate his life and many accomplishments", Rear Adm. Timothy Szymanski, Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command said in a statement . Both the United States and Somalia in recent weeks have declared new efforts against al-Shabab. After that tragic inc...

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  • LI college student charged in Penn State fraternity death
LI college student charged in Penn State fraternity death

The cause of death was traumatic brain injury that resulted from several falls, including a fall down a set of basement stairs, according to a 65-page statement issued by Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller after a county grand jury investigation.

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  • Man accused of killing deputy to be held in Sioux City
Man accused of killing deputy to be held in Sioux City

Kleine says, "With their charges being the nature of what they are, obviously they want him back there ASAP". Before Monday's escape, there had been only three Pottawattamie County Sheriff's deputies killed in the line of duty since 1848.

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  • Rivers start to drop, but flood crisis isn't over yet
Rivers start to drop, but flood crisis isn't over yet

Hundreds of homes and businesses were damaged in Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and IL. ABC meteorologists anticipate more precipitation to pummel those water bodies Wednesday and Thursday, flooding some regions at record levels. In northeast Arkansas, a Black River levee was breached Wednesday morning near Pocahontas. Senator Claire McCaskill of Mis...

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  • Schumer blasts proposal to cut drug-policy office's budget
Schumer blasts proposal to cut drug-policy office's budget

According to sources and an interoffice memorandum , Trump's budget proposal would strip the office of 95 percent of its federal funding - slashing the agency's operating budget from almost $400 million this year to just $24 million in fiscal 2018.

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  • Penn State head calls student's death sickening
Penn State head calls student's death sickening

Pennsylvania State University fraternity brother Kordel Davis is speaking out after 18 of his fellow brothers have been charged in connection with the death three months ago of Beta Theta Pi pledge Timothy Piazza during a pledge ceremony.

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  • Government-wide spending bill headed for a House vote
Government-wide spending bill headed for a House vote

The pending bill buys five months of funding while Trump and his allies battle with congressional Democrats over spending cuts and funding for Trump's oft-promised wall along the U.S. President Donald Trump pressed Republican lawmakers on Tuesday to support a new attempt to overhaul the USA healthcare system, but struggled to attract party moderat...

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  • N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts
N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

The KCNA didn't say whether the two cases are connected. A United States citizen has been detained by North Korea, media reports said. "Due to privacy considerations, we have no further comment", she said. North Korea on Friday accused the Central Intelligence Agency of attempting to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un using a biochemical su...

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  • 2 doctors killed in penthouse of Boston luxury condo
2 doctors killed in penthouse of Boston luxury condo

They responded around 8.45pm. Police arrested Bampumin Teixeira, 30, in connection with the murders. The Boston Globe reports the couple's hands were bound and their bodies mutilated, citing a source close to the investigation. Why did this happen?' "Our deepest thoughts are with his friends and family", North Shore Pain management said in...

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  • Storms, tornadoes leave trail of death and damage in US
Storms, tornadoes leave trail of death and damage in US

Another death in Cleburne County was included in the ADEM's death toll. All four deaths there were tornado-related, as member station KERA reports . Her brother was safe and the girl's body was found around midnight, police said. An overturned vehicle and the debris surrounding an unroofed house testify to the fury of the tornadoes that hit Cant...

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