• High Stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court Case Could Shut Down Or Cement Gerrymandering
High Stakes Wisconsin Supreme Court Case Could Shut Down Or Cement Gerrymandering

The Supreme Court has said previously it is illegal to draw district lines to substantially benefit one political party over another, but such vague language has left room for debate on how much one party must benefit before its actions are ruled illegal.

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  • Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week: White House
Trump to make announcement on any Comey tapes this week: White House

The president's refusal to pin the blame full-stop on Russia for its campaign to influence the 2016 election stems from allegations of collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russians - which Trump has emphatically denied. "You get assertion but no argument". Spicer added that when they have an announcement regarding personnel, the admi...

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  • Paul Ryan foe touts blue-collar upbringing in campaign ad
Paul Ryan foe touts blue-collar upbringing in campaign ad

And Ryan has won it easily since he was first elected almost 20 years ago. He lost a Democratic primary for state assembly in 2012. But Bryce is counting his previous defeats as formative, valuable experiences. His brother is a police officer, and his sister is a public school teacher. Bryce is divorced, according to his Facebook page, but ...

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  • Helena Brewers baseball team relocating to Colorado in 2019
Helena Brewers baseball team relocating to Colorado in 2019

The team retains the Sky Sox name and Sox the Fox remains the mascot. To complete the trifecta, the Elmores will move the Helena Brewers , their current franchise in the Rookie-level Pioneer League , into the Colorado Springs' current home of Security Service Field.

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  • Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Philando Castile's auto
Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Philando Castile's auto

Paul suburb previous year. Anthony Police officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of all charges related to Castile's shooting death in July 2016, which his girlfriend, who was a passenger in the auto, broadcast on Facebook Live just after the officer fired shots.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico
Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

Cindy's northwest track is expected to continue through today, with a turn toward the north taking place this evening or early Thursday. Overnight, Tropical Storm Bret dissipated in the southern Caribbean. On Thursday, widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected throughout northern Alabama and southern Tennessee, but we think the potential...

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  • Chaplain: Mosque has faith in police investigation
Chaplain: Mosque has faith in police investigation

Police said they could file appropriate charges if they later find the crime was motivated by hate. According to the Fairfax County Police Department, detectives believe 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres came upon the teens while he was driving.

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

Little change in strength is expected today. That will bring rain not only to the Gulf coast, but it will spread more rain into Georgia as well. Tropical Storm watches and warnings have been issued for the Louisiana and Texas coastline as this system is expected to move on shore.

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  • Chance for showers and storms Wednesday and Thursday
Chance for showers and storms Wednesday and Thursday

A tropical storm warning was in effect along the coast from San Luis Pass, Texas, to Grand Isle, Louisiana. "We're going on the worst case scenario here", he said. And in Alabama, streets were flooded and Dauphin Island beaches were closed. We've learned not to be complacent during storms. National Guard Major Gen.

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  • Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected
Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

He said each aircraft manufacturer sets it own maximum operating temperatures. Forecasters also warned Phoenix could hit 120 degrees this week. Meteorologists said Tuesday's temperature in Phoenix topped out at 119 degrees, a mark that's only been matched or surpassed four other times in the city's recorded history.

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  • Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy
Long stretch of Gulf Coast eyes Tropical Storm Cindy

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Cindy is expected to approach the coast of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas late Wednesday or Wednesday night and move inland Thursday. Cindy is a tropical storm and the information has been corrected. Indeed, spots from Louisiana west to the Florida Panhandle have experienced flooding Wednesday as b...

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  • F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport; pilot ejects
F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport; pilot ejects

The pilot, who has not been named, was rushed to hospital to be treated for "minor injures", according to reports. He walked to the ambulance and is said to be fine. An F-16 fighter jet crashed during takeoff from an airbase in Houston on Wednesday, prompting the evacuation of a one-mile area around the scene of the crash.

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  • Here's how the police officer who shot Philando Castile described the shooting
Here's how the police officer who shot Philando Castile described the shooting

Now that Officer Yanez has been acquitted and the trial has run its course, the police dash cam footage of the shooting has finally been released to the public. The officer reaches his left arm into the vehicle, screaming, while he draws his weapon with his right hand and, all in one motion, fires seven bullets into the vehicle, killing Ca...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy churns toward Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Cindy churns toward Gulf Coast

Forecasters in Louisiana say Cindy will bring the potential for a storm surge of up to 3 feet (0.91 meters) along the Gulf Coast. The storm will make landfall along the coast between Texas and Louisiana by Thursday morning. A flash flood watch has already been posted for Texas counties south of Interstate 20, and for Louisiana parishes south of t...

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  • Release of Castile slaying video shocks, angers many anew
Release of Castile slaying video shocks, angers many anew

On Tuesday, authorities released the dash-cam footage from Yarez's patrol vehicle which shows the seconds which preceded it. Shortly after Yanez approaches the driver's side of Castile's vehicle, the officer says there's a broken taillight.

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  • Manhunt snares U.S. inmates who killed prison guards
Manhunt snares U.S. inmates who killed prison guards

Officers arrested Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose in Christina, Tennessee , that effectively ended a nationwide manhunt for the pair after they escaped Tuesday. Sheriff Fitzhugh noted, "Our deputies did an outstanding job in pursuing and apprehending them". In Georgia , Sills told reporters no one was wounded and the inmates gave up afte...

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  • Pella Amateur Radio Club to Simulate Emergencies on National Field Day Saturday
Pella Amateur Radio Club to Simulate Emergencies on National Field Day Saturday

As part of the annual ARRL (American Radio Relay League) Field Day exercise, the 3 Rivers Amateur Radio Club will have three radio transceivers and temporary antennas set up at Riverside Park in Kamiah this Saturday and Sunday. SkyWarn "hams" also report information about snow amounts and track rising water levels and work with the Red Cross, polic...

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  • GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling
GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

After weeks of secret negotiations, Senate Republicans are nearly ready to release their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. The Senate bill would give states more leeway in opting out of the ACA's insurance regulations through expanding the use of so-called "1332" waivers already embedded within the law, according to the draft proposal.

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  • Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case adjourns without verdict
Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault case adjourns without verdict

The 13-page document from Holder's firm Covington & Burling LLP released Tuesday exposes a startup-turned-goliath that permitted misconduct, had few policies to protect employees and ran with little board supervision. I think I asked Andrea if what she was saying really happened. No stress. Maybe a psychologist would call it stress but there's no...

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  • Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill that would limit recounts
Wisconsin Assembly to take up bill that would limit recounts

Approval by the Assembly would send the bill to Gov. Scott Walker. If it's also passed there, it would need to be signed by Governor Walker before becoming law. Republican supporters of the measure slated to pass Wednesday say the idea is all about protecting free speech. Under the proposal , students who disrupt campus events at UW System schoo...

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  • California man suspected of causing fire that killed his mom
California man suspected of causing fire that killed his mom

Police said the father, identified as 40-year-old Alvaro Camara, picked up his 6-year-old daughter and 18-month-old son so they could spend Father's Day together. "He was great, he'd have the kids visit, and ride bikes, and he'd take them to the park, and so I don't know". "There's nothing that we can determine at this particular point that shows...

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  • After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching
After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

President Donald Trump exits Air Force One at the Kentucky Air National Guard Base in Louisville, Ky., March 20, 2017. Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff lost the Georgia special election Tuesday despite the fact that his campaign received unprecedented funding from the deeply liberal state of California.

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  • Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case
Spain court calls Cristiano Ronaldo to testify in $16mn tax fraud case

But tax authorities later found that some of the information presented in that settlement was incorrect, the prosecutors said. Barcelona superstars Lionel Messi and Javier Alejandro Mascherano have been also charged with tax fraud . "The only thing I can say is Cristiano Ronaldo is a Real Madrid player", said Perez , who was re-electe...

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  • Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm
Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

A brief panic was sparked Wednesday afternoon after the US Geological Survey sent out an alert that a magnitude-6.8 quake had struck 10 miles west of Santa Barbara, California. The USGS usually retracts these quickly. According to the USGS, the epicenter was one mile from Kensington, Calif., one mile from Albany, Calif., three miles from Berkeley...

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  • Ex-cop not guilty in Milwaukee shooting death that sparked riots
Ex-cop not guilty in Milwaukee shooting death that sparked riots

Dominique Heaggan-Brown was found not guilty during a hearing today over his part in the shooting death of Sylville Smith, 23 , who failed to drop his gun during the chase in Milwaukee on August 13 a year ago. He was charged with assaulting a man a day after he fatally shot Smith. Jonathan Smith said Dominique Heaggan-Brown is "thankful fo...

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  • Detroit Lions DT Khryi Thornton suspended six games
Detroit Lions DT Khryi Thornton suspended six games

He was placed on IR after suffering a hamstring injury in the final preseason game of that year, and would be released the following offseason. Thornton was originally a member of the Green Bay Packers 2014 draft class as a third-round selection out of Southern Mississippi.

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  • Congressional Black Caucus turns down follow-up meeting with Trump
Congressional Black Caucus turns down follow-up meeting with Trump

Cedric Richmond (D-LA). Richmond notes that in March, the CBC presented Trump with a 130-page policy document in order to educate him and his administration on the hard history of Black people in the United States, the history of the CBC, and solutions that could help advance Black families in the 21st century.

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  • China talks focusing on North Korean threat
China talks focusing on North Korean threat

Otto Warmbier's death after returning from North Korean imprisonment is stoking outrage in Washington and threatening to overshadow high-level U.S. "We're going to be focusing, as I said, on particularly on the urgent threat posed by North Korea, and we expect that that will take some time", Thornton said.

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  • Washington Mulling Travel Ban on All Americans To North Korea
Washington Mulling Travel Ban on All Americans To North Korea

The controversy has flared up an already tense situation between the two countries. Warmbier is from Cincinnati , but was attending the University of Virginia when he was detained in North Korea in January of 2016. The U.S. State Department then negotiated his release from the country. Joseph Yun, Washington's special envoy on North Korea ,...

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  • 'I Can't Believe He Did This,' Wife of DC Gunman Says
'I Can't Believe He Did This,' Wife of DC Gunman Says

She later criticized "sanctimonious" Republicans, including some in Congress, who have suggested that heated rhetoric from the political left may be partially responsible for the attack. Officials said Hodgkinson has been identified as the man who opened fire on Republican lawm. "I had no idea this was going to happen", she said during a brief ...

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  • Donald Trump Ducks Answering If There Are Recordings with Comey
Donald Trump Ducks Answering If There Are Recordings with Comey

According to Comey, Trump asked him to "go easy" in his investigation of ex-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, an unprecedented request from a president to the head of the FBI . "Knowing my father for 39 years when he "orders or tells" you to do something there is no ambiguity, you will know exactly what he means", Trump Jr.

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  • Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway
Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

A spokesman for the Chicago Skyway Concession Co. which manages the tollway, told the Tribune that the two people were in their auto before the shooting. He says the deaths were being investigated as possibly domestic-related. Guglielmi says investigators believe the two were married but are trying to verify their identities.

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  • School Valedictorian Finishes Censored Graduation Speech On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'
School Valedictorian Finishes Censored Graduation Speech On 'Jimmy Kimmel Live'

National and worldwide media picked up the story after an article about his graduation speech appeared Monday in The Citizens' Voice . He later had a chance to finish his speech on Jimmy Kimmel . She said he also previously spoke to the school board about his dress code opposition. He said he "would make the same decision again because it wa...

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  • Bill Cosby judge says jurors' identities can be released
Bill Cosby judge says jurors' identities can be released

Again, ten jurors thought he was guilty of it but two, who "wouldn't budge, would not move", did not. Andrew Wyatt raises his fist as Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown, Pa ., Saturday, June 17, 2017.

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  • Michigan airport evacuated after police officer injured
Michigan airport evacuated after police officer injured

Witnesses say the man shouted, "Allah Akbar" repeatedly as he stabbed the officer. Neville is in satisfactory condition. "Please keep the officer in your prayers", the tweet said . Wednesday, carrying a red duffle and dark satchel bag, traveling up an escalator before attacking Neville. Neville retired from the sheriff's office as a lieuten...

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