• Bernie Sanders Rips Federal Investigation Of Wife Jane Sanders:
Bernie Sanders Rips Federal Investigation Of Wife Jane Sanders: "Pathetic"

Sanders was more animated Tuesday in an appearance on CNN's " OutFront " saying the investigation is politically motivated (it started "coincidentally" in the middle of Sanders' presidential campaign, five years after Jane Sanders left Burlington College) and "pathetic".

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  • Montreal man accused in Flint airport attack denied bond
Montreal man accused in Flint airport attack denied bond

Ftouhi, who was not on the radar of US or Canadian authorities before the attack, was in MI as early as June 18, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. The 12-inch (30.5 cm), serrated knife Ftouhi used in the attack was bought in the United States. Neville underwent surgery and has left the hospital, local media reported.

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  • Lacking votes, Senate GOP delay health care vote
Lacking votes, Senate GOP delay health care vote

McConnell, the six-term Kentucky senator, postponed the vote until after the Senate's Independence Day recess as more members said they would not back the bill. Minutes after the report's release, three GOP senators threatened to oppose beginning debate. Senators from states that expanded the Medicaid program - and Susan Collins , a Republic...

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  • Police Locate Endangered Child After Plymouth Assault
Police Locate Endangered Child After Plymouth Assault

Police believed that he was taken by his biological father, 25 year-old Rosba "Randy" Taylor , who is also accused of committing the assault. Kyrie, a 3-year-old boy, is believed to be in the auto and is possibly endangered, police wrote. They say the pair may be in a dark green Jeep Cherokee with a broken windshield and a Cape and Islands-style l...

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  • OR communities receiving almost $20 million in rural assistance funding
OR communities receiving almost $20 million in rural assistance funding

Tester said in a news release, "I know how important PILT payments are to Montana, and I will keep fighting to secure these essential investments for rural communities". "Almost 50 percent of Wyoming is managed by the federal government". Unlike private lands, federal lands are not subject to local taxes, often making it hard for rural communitie...

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  • Bodies Of 7 Missing US sailors Found In Destroyer Damaged In Collision
Bodies Of 7 Missing US sailors Found In Destroyer Damaged In Collision

Earlier, the 7th Fleet said the US ship sustained damage on its starboard side and experienced flooding in some spaces. Japan's coast guard is investigating why it took almost an hour for a deadly collision between a U.S. The ACX Crystal collided with the USS Fitzgerald off Japan's coast, killing seven of the destroyer's crew of almost 300....

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  • Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire that destroyed homes
Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire that destroyed homes

Investigators said they know who the culprit is, but they have not yet released the person's identity or what charges will be levelled. At Brian Head Resort, officials are hoping that hot spots near where the blaze started will calm down enough to allow officials to lift the evacuations in time for 4th of July festivities that usually bring an es...

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  • Trump administration plans border wall models in summer
Trump administration plans border wall models in summer

February 8, 2017. A look at the current border wall between the USA and Mexico in Nogales. Vitiello said Tuesday that the agency has entered the second phase in evaluating contract proposals. But Vitiello said Tuesday that prototypes for different sections of the wall are on schedule to be delivered by September, despite some setbacks. "The...

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  • Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting
Swift acquittal for former Milwaukee cop charged in shooting

The department alleged that Smith ran during a police stop and that he refused to drop a stolen gun on Heaggan-Brown's orders. The officer's defense attorneys argued that he was in fact following police procedure at every step of the incident-particularly a policy that told officers to expect that a suspect with one weapon might have another....

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  • Boston drivers ranked worst in the country third year in a row
Boston drivers ranked worst in the country third year in a row

And apparently they're getting increasingly worse. In Worcester, drivers will average 4.3 years between claims, compared to 5.3 years in Springfield and 5.7 years in Providence. Rankings are determined by measuring three things: average years between claims, relative claim likelihood (compared to the national average), and 2017 hard-braking event...

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  • Alabama military post on lockdown amid reports of
Alabama military post on lockdown amid reports of "possible active shooter"

A spokesman for Redstone Arsenal told Huntsville, Alabama, NBC affiliate WAFF-TV that there was possibly an active shooting and was not a drill. About two hours later, Redstone Arsenal spokesman Christopher Colster told reporters that he had heard of no casualties or arrests.

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  • Sean Spicer: Reporters Ask Snarky Questions at Briefings to 'Become YouTube Stars'
Sean Spicer: Reporters Ask Snarky Questions at Briefings to 'Become YouTube Stars'

A former strategist on the Republican National Committee, Spicer is reportedly considering taking on a more strategic role in the Trump administration that would keep him off camera, according to the Associated Press . A new round of stories started circulating that the White House was looking to replace Spicer. "I don't even know where we are i...

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  • Wind-driven wildfire burning near Riverside County communities now beyond 5000 acres
Wind-driven wildfire burning near Riverside County communities now beyond 5000 acres

Firefighters worked Tuesday to stem both further growth on the northern perimeter of the blaze and to shore up and extend lines in the Panguitch and Dry lakes and Blue Springs areas. The U.S. Forest Service advised people that what appeared to be a new fire in the San Bernardino Mountains was dust being blown about from an area that burned recently...

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  • Three Chicago policemen charged with covering up fatal shooting
Three Chicago policemen charged with covering up fatal shooting

Initial police reports indicated that McDonald was swinging at and threatening Van Dyke and other officers on the scene. In the hours and days after Chicago Police Officer Jason Van Dyke shot a 17-year-old boy to death, his fellow cops allegedly did all they could to make it seem as if he'd done nothing wrong.

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  • Current version of Senate health care bill is dead
Current version of Senate health care bill is dead

At the same time, it would phase out the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion, while offering less generous subsidies to those who purchase health insurance on the individual market. Additionally, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops announced in a statement shared to Twitter that the Senate bill was "unacceptable". Once again...

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  • Chance of rain to return to Wyoming Valley as weekend approaches
Chance of rain to return to Wyoming Valley as weekend approaches

Our cold front is exiting the region for Wednesday with scattered thunderstorms and gusty winds in the forecast. Winds will pick up slightly, shifting to out of the south around 5 to 15 miles per hour. There are several shower and storm chances over the next several days, but none of these days are expected to be washouts. We'll look for more ear...

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  • PM Modi invites Trump, his family to India
PM Modi invites Trump, his family to India

Modi in turn made Trump smile by hailing the property tycoon's reputation as dealmaker. "He went to the White House at the invitation of President Trump", State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert said and quoted President Trump who said yesterday, "The relationship between India and the United State has never been stronger and has never be...

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  • Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes
Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes

On Monday, more evacuations were ordered for folks living in areas expected to see strong winds and low humidity. "Most of the fire activity has occurred in the areas outside and north of town, and due to the extraordinary efforts of firefighters, Brian Head Resort, the town of Brian Head and other local businesses have been unaffected by the fir...

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  • Trump says OK after Senate Republicans delay healthcare bill voting
Trump says OK after Senate Republicans delay healthcare bill voting

Senator Mitch McConnell hoped that keeping his wretched bill to destroy the Affordable Care Act secret until the last minute would make it easier for him to railroad fellow Republicans . If there is a tie, the vice president can vote to break the tie. If you add that into the bill, you would - nearly certain to lose conservatives who would not...

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  • Republican Health Care Plan
Republican Health Care Plan

On several scores, Solomon said she can't think of a state that fares worse, in either the Senate or and the House bill, than Alaska. At 4:03 p.m., most Republican senators were already sitting around tables with white table cloths and black bunting.

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  • Key Republican senators jeopardize GOP's push to pass Obamacare replacement this week
Key Republican senators jeopardize GOP's push to pass Obamacare replacement this week

Democrats are unanimously opposed, and in recent days they have stepped up protests, delivering speeches on the Senate floor for hours and holding vigils on the Capitol steps. Gov. Kate Brown said the legislation is all about big tax cuts for the wealthy. The ACA, by contrast, was drafted over the course of a year, with more than 100 public heari...

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  • Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal bill this week ‒ Majority Leader McConnell
Senate won't vote on Obamacare repeal bill this week ‒ Majority Leader McConnell

Senate Republicans have delayed their plans to vote on their newest Trumpcare bill because they now realize what many knew when GOP leaders locked themselves into a room to craft this deadweight anchor of a bill : It's trash. Even if Cornyn still opposes the delay, the decision is ultimately up to McConnell who is receiving the most pressure f...

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  • Sens. Alexander, Corker back decision to delay vote on Obamacare repeal
Sens. Alexander, Corker back decision to delay vote on Obamacare repeal

The Senate bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act is now being poured over by Senate Republicans and their staff, but the early prognosis for a vote this week is not good. America First Policies spent four days on a pull-no-punches campaign against Republican Sen. The advertisement asks viewers to call Sen. The Republican plan ends Oba...

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  • Kansas activates Amber Alert for two children taken
Kansas activates Amber Alert for two children taken

Authorities are seeking a red 2008 Chevy pickup with the Kansas tag of 120GZV. The pickup has black wheels and a black push bumper. This happened north of Hays in Ellis County. Wednesday when McDowell ran a auto being driven by the children's mother off the road and forcefully removed the two boys. Investigators have not said where they were foun...

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  • CNN journalists resign after writing on Russia, Trump campaign
CNN journalists resign after writing on Russia, Trump campaign

CNN retracted and apologized for an online story linking former Trump aide Anthony Scaramucci with a Russian bank. The network, though, has not explicitly said the story was inaccurate. The three journalists are Mr Thomas Frank , the writer of the story, Mr Eric Lichtblau , an editor in CNN's investigative unit, and Mr Lex Haris , who o...

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  • Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters
Arrests at Capitol of health bill protesters

Two other conservatives - Texas' Ted Cruz and Utah's Mike Lee - have also said they'd vote no without revisions, and several other moderates have expressed worries about the bill's Medicaid cuts and reductions in people with coverage. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., said she expected McConnell to discuss revisions at a Tuesday lunch of GOP sen...

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  • 6 health care protesters arrested at Charleston office of Sen. Capito
6 health care protesters arrested at Charleston office of Sen. Capito

For states like West Virginia, more than half of our population depends on these programs for care. If you can't get through try the West Virginia offices: Charleston - 304-347-5372; Martinsburg - 304-262-9285; Morgantown - 394-292-2610; and Beckley - 394-347-5372.

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  • Good Samaritan helping lost toddler gets beaten by parents, Facebook shamed
Good Samaritan helping lost toddler gets beaten by parents, Facebook shamed

At some point, the girl started to become agitated, and the Patch says he picked her up and walked her toward a playground in the hopes that he could locate her parents there. Gary Gross said in an interview with WFLA . Be careful about what you post on social media so as not to victimize an innocent person. "Before posting information on matter...

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  • SCOTUS will hear religious liberty case
SCOTUS will hear religious liberty case

The Supreme Court bluntly declared that Missouri's policy "violated the rights of Trinity Lutheran under the Free Exercise Clause of the First Amendment by denying the Church an otherwise available public benefit on account of its religious status ".

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  • Montana man is bank robber dubbed 'AK-47 bandit'
Montana man is bank robber dubbed 'AK-47 bandit'

The perpetrator of the robberies spanning California, Washington, Idaho, Nebraska and Iowa was dubbed the "AK-47 Bandit" by the Federal Bureau of Investigation due to the assault rifle he typically carried during heists; a handgun is more commonly used in similar crimes.

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  • Trump signs VA reform bill, making good on a campaign promise
Trump signs VA reform bill, making good on a campaign promise

Leaders of the FBI's Washington field office will discuss their investigative findings at a news conference Wednesday. The gunman, James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois, was shot dead by Capitol Police officers last week after opening fire on lawmakers practicing for an annual Congressional baseball game in Alexandria, Virginia.

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  • CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART
CBO Weighs Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill — CHART

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has indicated he would continue negotiations to bump up the vote count. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was hoping to push for a vote on the bill by the end of the week, before the July 4 recess.

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  • Trump Hails US-India Relationship After Meetings With Modi
Trump Hails US-India Relationship After Meetings With Modi

While both leaders stressed the importance of their bilateral relationship, Trump noted that he looks forward to working with Modi to create a trading relationship that is "fair and reciprocal", urging the prime minister to do more to narrow the US trade deficit with India .

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  • Jury Acquits Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile
Jury Acquits Minnesota Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Philando Castile

Castile had a license to carry a gun, but he hadn't told the officer that before the shooting took place. "The community is deeply disappointed with the jury's verdict in the trial of Jeronimo Yanez for the death of Philando Castile and endangerment of Diamond and Dae'Anna Reynolds", said a press release from Communities United Against P...

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  • Mostly Dry Today Before Scattered Storms Return
Mostly Dry Today Before Scattered Storms Return

And, more summer like temperatures return to the upper 80s. Surface high pressure slides in across the region Wednesday night, resulting in light winds and comfortable humidity levels. IF storms manage to make it down into northeast KS tonight a few storms may still be strong to produce small hail and gusty winds but severe weather is not expec...

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