• Shooter's aims had no focus. FBI says
Shooter's aims had no focus. FBI says

Hodgkinson's social media accounts indicated strong anti-Republican views and an Federal Bureau of Investigation agent said on Wednesday items found on his body included a piece of paper with the names of six members of Congress but no context attached.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana
Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

A 10-year-old boy from Missouri died Wednesday after a log struck him outside a beachfront condo in Fort Morgan, Alabama , the Baldwin County Sheriff's Office said. And in Ocean Springs, Mississippi , there was another worry in a neighborhood where streets, and a few homes , had flooded Thursday morning. As of the NHC's latest update at 11...

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  • Seattle police kill woman that family says was pregnant
Seattle police kill woman that family says was pregnant

SEATTLE (AP) - Two Seattle police officers who shot and killed a pregnant woman inside her apartment had been trained to deal with people showing signs of mental illness or other behavior crises. Then, gunshots - and 30-year-old Charleena Lyles was dead. According to the audio, one officer tells the other to "Tase her". Lyles' shooting h...

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  • Senate bill contains $50B to stabilize ObamaCare markets
Senate bill contains $50B to stabilize ObamaCare markets

Less than three hours after the unveiling, the bill as written already appeared in jeopardy. And it would end the tax penalties under Obama's law on people who don't buy insurance and on larger companies that don't offer coverage to their employees.

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  • So, President Trump isn't under investigation after all?
So, President Trump isn't under investigation after all?

Fox News anchor Chris Wallace seized on a mistake made by Trump lawyer Jay Sekulow , and dunked on him using his own words. Earler this month, Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Trump's tweets were official statements and that "the President is the most effective messenger on his agenda".

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  • GOP Celebrates, Democrats Look Ahead After 6th District Vote
GOP Celebrates, Democrats Look Ahead After 6th District Vote

Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th District Congressional seat Karen Handel declares victory during an election-night watch party Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Atlanta. But before the 2018 midterms, Democrats must grapple with the party's need to drive its base to the polls while also convincing some independents and moderate Republicans to rej...

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  • 1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast
1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast

Cindy, located about 30 miles (45 km) west-southwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km/h), is expected to weaken into a tropical depression later on Thursday , the forecaster said. Authorities continued to warn that driving rains spinning off from the storm could still cause risky flash floods. ...

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  • Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants
Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

During a rally in Iowa , Trump said his administration would get to working on a law that would prohibit immigrants from receiving welfare for at least five years after they enter the country. Branstad was the longest-serving governor in the nation's history. Instead of taking part in his call-and-response with supporters about Mexico paying f...

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  • Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day
Cavaliers owner, Billups met for 2nd straight day

Also, Gilbert has a poor track record of working with the front office, parting with four general managers over the past 12 years as owner with none getting a second contract. Inside basketball circles, he's well-liked, highly respected and would be a splashy hire for Gilbert, who has taken some criticism for his separation from Griffin , who help...

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  • Trump's financial disclosure reveals increased income from Mar-a
Trump's financial disclosure reveals increased income from Mar-a

The hotel opened in September. He earned $11 million from the Miss Universe pageant , after selling the beauty contest back in 2015. All told, Trump brought in approximately $600 million to $650 million in employment assets and income - or maybe more.

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  • Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines
Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

The Association of American Medical Colleges says the Senate plan would leave millions of people without health coverage, and others with only bare-bones insurance plans. "We agree on the need to stabilize the insurance markets that are collapsing under Obamacare as well, and policies contained in the discussion draft will implement stabilization...

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  • Daughter Begs Diamond Reynolds to Stop Screaming After Castile Shooting
Daughter Begs Diamond Reynolds to Stop Screaming After Castile Shooting

In a clip posted Tuesday, the Daily Show host discussed the fatal police-involved shooting of Philando Castile by a Minnesota police officer last summer. The defense also argued Castile was high on marijuana and said that affected his actions. Craig Hutchinson, a white employment recruiter from the Minneapolis suburb of Plymouth, said...

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  • Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Sylville Smith Shooting
Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Sylville Smith Shooting

But Heaggan-Brown's defense argued he was acting as he was trained and only fired to protect himself and another officer. The officer was sacked from the Milwaukee Police Department in October following unrelated sexual assault charges.

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  • White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph
White House paints Handel win as Trump triumph

In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only tried hard in one of them ( Georgia ). "The Democratic Party needs new leadership now", Cunningham tweeted . Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Blo...

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  • Shooter James Hodgkinson went to GOP baseball practice with list of names
Shooter James Hodgkinson went to GOP baseball practice with list of names

Medstar Washington Hospital Center released the update Saturday on behalf of the Scalise family. "Though we have our differences, what unites us is so much stronger: our love of country, our devotion to its people". "We have no intention to remove all bullet fragments at this point", he said, noting that is common because finding and removing t...

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  • Hospital: Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition
Hospital: Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition

It was early on the morning of June 14 when James T. 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 Dream Foundation and The Washington Literacy Center.

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  • Someone Just Hit a Giant Powerball Jackpot
Someone Just Hit a Giant Powerball Jackpot

Menifee is a city of 89,000 people southeast of Los Angeles. The odds of winning are only one in 292.2 million. The store is at 27985 Bradley Road in the Sun City community in the city of Menifee. Lottery officials said the earliest the $447.8 million ticket could be redeemed is 8am tomorrow. No one has come forward to claim the bounty yet - ...

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  • McConnell To Release Repeal And Replace Bill Thursday
McConnell To Release Repeal And Replace Bill Thursday

Bill Cassidy, R-La., a medical doctor who has worked on his own health care bill. The President also urged Republicans in the Senate to stick with him on health care, and support a GOP plan that will be unveiled on Thursday to overhaul the Obama health law " Obamacare is a disaster", the President said .

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  • Republicans, Dems Play Ball One Day After Shooting
Republicans, Dems Play Ball One Day After Shooting

Two of Hodgkinson's victims were severely wounded. A shooter, killed by return fire from officers, sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing on a diamond in Alexandria, Virginia, a Washington suburb. What a miracle it would be if there were no fatalities in the senseless attack Wednesday morning in Alexandria, Va., that targete...

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  • Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summer
Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summer

Authorities say the idea is to avoid the worst of the afternoon sun in the heat wave withering the U.S. Southwest. Las Vegas reached its peak of 117 Fahrenheit degrees (about 47 Celsius degrees) in 2013. "That's hot enough that if you trip and fall, or something happens and you find yourself on the road, it can cause burns instantly, just from to...

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  • Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before baseball practice s
Hodgkinson launched into Trump tirade before baseball practice s

Salva said the single rifle shot fragmented after it struck Scalise, doing substantial damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels. Although Scalise was able to talk while lying injured on the ball field, he had gone into shock by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital and arrived "in critical condition with an imminent ...

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  • Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names
Gunman went to Republican baseball practice with a list of names

Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center says "an excellent recovery is a good possibility", but says Scalise faces additional surgeries, a long hospital stay and rehabilitation. Ivanka Trump, joined by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and her two eldest children Arabella and Joseph Kushner, presented a $50,000 check from "Friends in...

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  • Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks
Trump tweets prediction about Comey's 'totally illegal' and 'cowardly' leaks

Investigators and the public will have to decide whether they believe Trump or Comey, who has a flair for the dramatic but the bearing of an oversized Boy Scout. "I hope you can see your way clear to letting this go, to letting Flynn go". "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer". The tantalizing comment appeared to catch th...

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  • Trump's job approval rating drops to 36%
Trump's job approval rating drops to 36%

According to the poll published Tuesday, 57 percent of Americans disapproved of the president. Seventy-two percent of GOP respondents approved of the president's job performance-which sounds like a lot but actually represents an 11-percentage-point fall compared with April.

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  • Scalise upgraded to 'fair condition,' beginning rehabilitation
Scalise upgraded to 'fair condition,' beginning rehabilitation

Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hospital Center, at a press conference Friday. Scalise is now "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation", the hospital said. Chief Deputy Whip Patrick McHenry, Scalise's right-hand vote counter, has organized a Capitol Hill blood drive this week to recognize Scalise and...

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  • Doomsdayers on edge as quake 'swarm' rocks Yellowstone supervolcano
Doomsdayers on edge as quake 'swarm' rocks Yellowstone supervolcano

The most recent natural disaster swarm , which began on June 15, topped out with a magnitude 4.5 within the park boundaries. "The natural disaster was [reportedly] felt in the towns of West Yellowstone and Gardiner, Montana, in Yellowstone National Park , and elsewhere in the surrounding region".

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  • Seattle police release tape of pregnant woman's shooting
Seattle police release tape of pregnant woman's shooting

The initial conversation between the pregnant woman and the two Seattle police officers seemed polite, professional and calm. Kenny Isabell, pastor of The Way of Holiness Church of God in Seattle , said 30-year-old Charleena Lyles was pregnant and some of her four other children were inside the apartment during the Sunday shooting.

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  • Senate GOP promises to unveil health overhaul Thursday; votes expected next week
Senate GOP promises to unveil health overhaul Thursday; votes expected next week

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says Republicans will have a "discussion draft" of a GOP-only bill scuttling former President Barack Obama's health care law by Thursday. They fear McConnell will try to move the bill through the Senate without giving them time to scrutinize the plan. McConnell's ability to line up votes is considered...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast
Tropical Storm Cindy: Drenching rains, flood threat on coast

Landrieu said the city could expect an additional 3-6 inches of rain by midday Friday. In Little Rock, up to 3 inches of rain will be possible. Strong winds from Tropical Storm Cindy are reportedly to blame in the death of a 10-year-old child in Fort Morgan, Alabama.

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  • State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans
State Department presses North Korea to release detained Americans

There was no immediate word from the family about why relatives opted not to perform an autopsy, which may have shed more light on the cause of the neurological injuries Warmbier suffered in North Korea . But some have been seized and given draconian sentences for seemingly minor offenses. He's tells The Associated Press that "It puts us in a ...

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  • Slain Muslim girl may have been sexually assaulted, police say
Slain Muslim girl may have been sexually assaulted, police say

After hitting her with the bat, authorities said Torres took Nabra in his auto to another nearby location and assaulted her again. According to CBS News , 17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was beat with a baseball bat Sunday in Reston, Va., approximately 20 miles west of Washington, DC.

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  • DC and MD sue Trump, alleging business dealings violate constitution
DC and MD sue Trump, alleging business dealings violate constitution

The lawsuit on Monday said heavy spending by foreign diplomats and embassies at the Trump International Hotel just a few blocks from the White House , payments by foreign entities at his Trump Tower and Trump International Tower in NY, and other business operations effectively violate the US Constitution's ban on presidents enriching thems...

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  • Philando Castile shooting: 18 arrested in protests over Minnesota officer's acquittal
Philando Castile shooting: 18 arrested in protests over Minnesota officer's acquittal

Paul suburb. The officer, Jeronimo Yanez , was charged with second-degree manslaughter and endangering safety by discharging a firearm in the shooting . "This is my license, ' they automatically are reaching for their gun thinking you're going to draw your gun on them, once again not realizing you're a good guy", said Martin, who lives in Glens...

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  • Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes for possible statehood
Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes for possible statehood

Aside from the 97 percent voting for statehood this time around, a little more than 1.5 percent voted in favor of independence from the USA, while 1.3 percent wanted to preserve status quo and remain a territory. Almost half a million Puerto Ricans have moved to the US mainland in the past decade to find jobs and a more affordable cost of l...

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  • New Disclosure States Trump Retains $1.4 Billion in Worldwide Assets
New Disclosure States Trump Retains $1.4 Billion in Worldwide Assets

Trump's net worth was estimated at $1.4 billion, and his income for past year and first quarter of 2017 was approximately $594 million, the report stated. Donald Trump refuses to let go of the clearance of his tax statement, which would give a much clearer picture of his property and business interests.

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