• Trump To Get Another Supreme Court Judge?
Trump To Get Another Supreme Court Judge?

Every five years, Kennedy holds a reunion for his clerks, the Associated Press reported. Orin Kerr , law professor at George Washington University and a former clerk of the senior justice, tweeted on Friday that they would likely know soon "if rumors of Kennedy's retirement are accurate, which makes this post on time limits timely again"...

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  • Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win
Handel looks to unify voters after crucial Congressional win

In April, Slate branded Ossoff the pioneer of " Georgia's progressive renaissance" - a man gearing up to answer the "existential insult of Trump ". "They were being judged partly on their own". "I think that shows that people have serious questions about whether the Trump agenda is working for them".

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  • Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, No Ties to Terror Organization
Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, No Ties to Terror Organization

Hodgkinson did not have any ties to terrorism, said Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the Washington FBI office, during a news conference. Sometime between that day and April 26, he visited Sanders' office on Capitol Hill. Hodgkinson, who volunteered for Vermont Sen. Slater said Hodgkinson acted alone and was known to have an "a...

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  • Judge Declares Mistrial, Again, In Cincinnati Police Shooting Case
Judge Declares Mistrial, Again, In Cincinnati Police Shooting Case

DuBose's shooting followed a traffic encounter between a police officer and 28-year-old Sandra Bland in Waller County, Texas, which had taken place roughly a week earlier. The prosecutor during the first trial, Joseph Deters, had strongly criticized the shooting. And after the first trial came back with a hung jury, he made a decision to go again f...

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  • Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show
Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

However, the Thunderbirds have elected to cancel Saturday's 3:10 p.m. EDT performance, and will decide later regarding Sunday's show. "Our first priority is taking care of our Thunderbird teammates and ensuring future safety" said Thunderbirds commander Lt.

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  • Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill
Stabenow Speaks Out Against GOP's Latest Health Care Bill

Heller, facing a competitive re-election battle next year, said he was opposing the legislation because of the cuts it would make in Medicaid. So, for example, I'm for 100 percent repeal, that's what I want. "That's the kind of thing we're trying to fix". What would he tell Conway if he were to meet with her? "They're not going to go down after t...

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  • Virginia Community Mourns Muslim Teen Killed On Her Way To Mosque
Virginia Community Mourns Muslim Teen Killed On Her Way To Mosque

They reported that he got out of his vehicle and began chasing them with a baseball bat, striking Hassanen . Sgt. Anna Rose of the U.S. Park Police told the Huffington Post that police concluded the incident was "not a hate crime" and said there was no indication the suspect "was there to desecrate that memorial".

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  • Remnants of Cindy will bring heavy rain to start the weekend
Remnants of Cindy will bring heavy rain to start the weekend

Several businesses were damaged and at least four people were hurt. In Fairfield, the storm destroyed a liquor store, an oil change shop and a KFC. Cindy made landfall between Cameron, LA and Port Arthur, TX, early Thursday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center .

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  • Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill
Menendez Weighs in on 'Devastating' Senate Health Care Bill

The way that Medicaid is restructured under the Senate and House bill, states will likely not be able to front the Medicaid costs, and the program will likely shrink due to inadequate funds. On the campaign trail, President Trump promised to leave Medicaid alone. Republican lawmakers will need to answer to its beneficiaries, who've grown de...

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  • Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care
Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care

Republicans hold only a slim majority in the Senate, and can not afford more than two defections in order to pass their bill. The bill also dramatically overhauls Medicaid , both by ending Obamacare's expansion of the program and placing a federal spending cap on it for the first time.

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  • Former Milwaukee Cop Acquitted for Killing Sylville Smith
Former Milwaukee Cop Acquitted for Killing Sylville Smith

Wednesday that a verdict had been reached. Heaggan-Brown was charged with First Degree Reckless Homicide for firing the shot that killed Smith on August 13, 2016. The defence argued the officer was acting in self-defence, with one witness - an expert in the use of force by police officers - testifying Mr Heaggan-Brown acted in "accordance wit...

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  • Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage
Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

Gerrymandering is a common practice in United States politics, although very controversial. Democrats accused Republicans of using the districting process to disadvantage Democratic voters. This could be a historic ruling if, in fact, the Supreme Court finally invokes a standard for declaring a partisan gerrymander unconstitutional, a move...

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  • Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's website hacked
Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction's website hacked

A message posted on the website of Ohio Republican Gov. The hacked websites included a line saying, "Hacked by Team System DZ ". Several Ohio government websites were apparently hacked Sunday to broadcast an anti-government message. "We also are working with law enforcement to better understand what happened". It was not immediately clear ...

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  • Off-duty black cop mistakenly shot by white cop
Off-duty black cop mistakenly shot by white cop

A St. Louis Post-Dispatch piece describes the Wednesday night incident but does not identify the officers involved by race. A black police officer has been accidentally shot by a white co-worker who "feared for his safety" in the while chasing a auto .

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  • 'Unprecedented Constitutional violations': Two attorneys general sue Trump
'Unprecedented Constitutional violations': Two attorneys general sue Trump

Trump already faces a similar lawsuit that was brought in January by plaintiffs including a ethics non-profit group. Much of the case is focused on allegations Mr Trump's real estate and business holdings violate a little-known emoluments clause of the constitution.

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  • Trump signals willing to work with Republicans on healthcare bill
Trump signals willing to work with Republicans on healthcare bill

Sandoval said the Senate bill "is something that needs to change". The strategy follows Trump's seat-of-the-pants approach on health care in the House that nearly unraveled and exposed painful rifts among Republicans . Yesterday, shortly after the release of the Senate bill, he tweeted, "It's the ugly step-sibling of the House bill". Johnson i...

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  • Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million
Ferguson attorney: Brown family settlement $1.5 million

When the settlement was initially announced, U.S. District Judge E. Richard Webber approved the deal but did not disclose the amount to be paid. This was in response the shooting death of the 18-year-old during a police confrontation in 2014.

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  • Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish
Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Microsoft's head legal counsel Brad Smith, disagreed, saying "The [Justice Department's] position would put businesses in impossible conflict-of-law situations and hurt the security, jobs , and personal rights of Americans", saying recent hearings held in the House and Senate committees earlier this month showed lawmakers have "strong support" fo...

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  • Local club showcases importance of ham radio
Local club showcases importance of ham radio

Five men spent Saturday afternoon and most of the night in Greater Ottumwa Park trying to make contact with other amateur radio operators across the US and Canada and Sunday morning they were back at it. "They helped for months and for a time, it was the only way many people could communicate". "You contact them on the air, you exchange signal r...

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  • Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy
Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy

West Virginia is taking extra precautions as it is still recovering from the deadly flooding that occurred a year ago. Cindy, already blamed for one death in Alabama, made landfall in southwestern Louisiana as a tropical storm early Thursday .

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  • Masters champion Garcia tied for lead in Munich
Masters champion Garcia tied for lead in Munich

Both Lagergren (66), who had eight birdies and two bogeys, and Stalter (68) are bidding for their first European Tour title. Defending champion Stenson and Masters Tournament victor Garcia were then a shot off the lead alongside Swede Rikard Karlberg, England's Richard Bland and Belgian Thomas Detry .

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  • After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List
After 42 Years, Yellowstone Grizzly Will Be Taken Off Endangered Species List

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced on Thursday in a move conservation groups vowed to challenge in court. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will take grizzlies off the Endangered Species list by late July. "Therefore", he continued, "we have been calling on Fish and Wildlife Service and the states to develop adequate management plans...

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  • Dennis Rodman takes credit for Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea
Dennis Rodman takes credit for Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea

Speaking early today to assembled reporters across the street from Wyoming High School, US Senator Rob Portman of OH highlighted the community support that the Warmbier family has received during the tragedy. Warmbier returned home to OH on June 13 with severe neurological injuries. North Korea said today the death of Mr Warmbier, who was kept pr...

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  • Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill
Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill

What happens to the 70 million people on Medicaid? Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) said he continues "to have real concerns about the Medicaid policies in this bill, especially those that impact drug treatment at a time when OH is facing an opioid epidemic".

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  • Final Advisory Issued On Cindy! More Rain in the Forecast
Final Advisory Issued On Cindy! More Rain in the Forecast

Forecasters warn the possibility of tornadoes and flooding rains will continue as the storm moves through the Southeast. Flash flood watches were in effect in much of Kentucky. The National Weather Service on Thursday reported projections the Chickasawhay (CHIK'-a-saw-hay) River at Leakesville would crest at 31 feet (9.5 meters), its highes...

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  • Four GOP Senators, including Johnson-WI, withhold support from health care bill
Four GOP Senators, including Johnson-WI, withhold support from health care bill

Pat Toomey is a Republican U.S. senator from Pennsylvania. Health insurers criticized the steep cuts to Medicaid proposed in the Senate bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act as "too much, too fast". Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Ted Cruz of Texas, Kentucky's Rand Paul, Mike Lee of Utah a...

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  • Cruz, Cornyn Split On GOP Senate Healthcare Bill
Cruz, Cornyn Split On GOP Senate Healthcare Bill

This means that McConnell will be beset by his colleagues, lobbyists, and interest groups potentially affected by the bill to include their favored changes in the legislation. And while I know that division makes it hard to listen to Americans with whom we disagree, that's what we need to do today. Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president of the...

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  • Senate Republicans just lost a key vote on their healthcare bill
Senate Republicans just lost a key vote on their healthcare bill

Behind the scenes, several members of Trump's team have been active in discussions with Senate leaders, including chief of staff Reince Priebus; legislative director Marc Short; domestic policy chief Andrew Bremberg, who's a former aide to McConnell; Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price; and Seema Verma, who oversees Medicare and Medicaid...

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  • Mexico 2-1 Russia: Hosts crash out of Confed Cup in Kazan
Mexico 2-1 Russia: Hosts crash out of Confed Cup in Kazan

Ronaldo duly converted easily to register his 75th goal for his country. It also cost Portugal the services of Pepe in the semifinals. While the hosts bow out, Mexico progress as Group A runners-up to play the winners of Group B in Sochi next Thursday.

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  • Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy
Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

On those issues, mayors highlight local actions and investment, but are asking the federal government for more resources and cooperation. More than 250 mayors from cities with populations of 30,000 or more were attending the four-day conference at the Fountainebleau Miami Beach .

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  • Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill
Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

Washington state officials say about 700,000 Washingtonians could lose health coverage under the Senate plan. President Trump's camp is playing political hardball to bring a reluctant Republican senator in line behind the GOP's health-care bill.

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  • 5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill
5th GOP Senator Publicly Opposes Health Care Bill

Al Franken, D-Minn., about how they say the GOP health care bill could hurt rural Americans, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. "There are provisions in this draft that represent an improvement to our current health care system, but it does not appear this draft as written will accomplish the most important promise that we made...

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  • A Second Mistrial In University of Cincinnati Officer Prosecution
A Second Mistrial In University of Cincinnati Officer Prosecution

Tensing yelled "Stop! Stop!" before shooting DuBose in the head. Judge Leslie Ghiz declared the mistrial on Friday after the jury of nine white and three black people were unable to reach a verdict. Tensing asks DuBose to unbuckle his seat belt, and the officer pulls on the door handle. The jurors told the judge they were nearly evenly split.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy could deliver 'drenching showers' to Upstate NY
Tropical Storm Cindy could deliver 'drenching showers' to Upstate NY

The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy spun off a tornado in central Alabama, injuring at least four people and damaging a number of buildings and trees, emergency officials said . "It looks like a period of heavy rain, especially across the southern part of Lancaster County, will hit Friday night into Saturday morning", said AccuWeather meteoro...

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  • Spicer expected to address Senate health care plan
Spicer expected to address Senate health care plan

The House's version of the bill, which passed that chamber in May , is a repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act . The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said that under the House bill, 23 million fewer people would have coverage by 2026.

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