• Castile family expresses grief, outrage at verdict
Castile family expresses grief, outrage at verdict

The shooting was one of a few late a year ago that brought to light perceived civil rights violations in the African American community. On Friday , the officer who killed Castile was acquitted. Castile's mother Valerie gave a blistering statement after the verdict was announced , declaring that "this city killed my son". "I will continue to ...

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  • Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller
Trump cheerleaders turn on special counsel Mueller

Sessions is testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon. President Donald Trump's friend, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy texted ABC's " Good Morning America " co-anchor George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday with a stern warning to White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer.

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  • Tyson Employee Among Shooting Victims
Tyson Employee Among Shooting Victims

Lobbyist Matt Mika , 38, was shot in his chest and arm, suffered massive trauma and is in the intensive care unit at George Washington University Hospital here. Mika is a former aide to Michigan Republican Rep. Tim Walberg . Mika once served on Walberg's staff. He's an Oakland County native and graduate of Adrian College .

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  • Trump revised his travel ban to ensure a Supreme Court showdown
Trump revised his travel ban to ensure a Supreme Court showdown

According to Reuters , challengers to the ban had said in court papers that it should have expired on Wednesday, 90 days after the executive order was due to take effect on March 16. Specifically, Trump is seeking review of recent Ninth and Fourth Circuit court opinions upholding injunctions on the enforcement of the travel ban arising out of dist...

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  • Vice President Mike Pence Traveling to Miami for Planned Speech at FIU
Vice President Mike Pence Traveling to Miami for Planned Speech at FIU

Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia Richard Cullen , who is chairman of McGuire Woods, the Post reported . U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated by special counsel Robert Mueller for possible obstruction of justice, the Washington Post reported on Wednesday, citing unidentified officials.

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  • Who was present during the GOP baseball practice shooting
Who was present during the GOP baseball practice shooting

This was a GOP team practice for an annual charity baseball game between Republicans and Democrats. Capitol Police at the Kansas Statehouse have also increased security related to the shooting . "At least two others were also wounded", Trump added. Ronald DeSantis and Thomas Rooney, were at the practice. The Washington Post and NBC n...

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  • Trump Intends to Nominate Jessica Rosenworcel for Return to FCC
Trump Intends to Nominate Jessica Rosenworcel for Return to FCC

Two seats are presently open on the panel, one for each party, and it is widely rumored that FCC General Counsel BRENDAN CARR will be nominated for the open Republican slot to maintain the G.O.P.'s majority. "She has a distinguished record of public service, including the four-and-a-half years we worked together at this agency, and I look forward...

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  • #PhilandoCastile: Closing Arguments Complete, Jury Begins Deliberations in Trial of Jeronimo Yanez
#PhilandoCastile: Closing Arguments Complete, Jury Begins Deliberations in Trial of Jeronimo Yanez

Now on trail for second-degree manslaughter, Yanez told jurors that the shooting was justified because he had feared for his life. The 32-year-old school cafeteria worker was one in a string of black men to die at the hands of police in recent years, and his death drew additional attention because his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, streamed the gr...

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  • Citi Bike rider dies in 26th Street accident involving bus
Citi Bike rider dies in 26th Street accident involving bus

Dan Hanegby, an Israeli native, was riding on 26th Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues in Chelsea around 8:15 a.m., Monday, when he swerved to dodge a parked van and hit a bus driving next to him, The New York Times reported. "This morning a rider on a Citi Bike bike was involved in a fatal crash". "Together with the City of NY, we wish t...

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  • Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary For Governor As GOP Race Remains Tight
Northam Wins Virginia Democratic Primary For Governor As GOP Race Remains Tight

Both Democratic candidates in today's primary - former Rep. Tom Perriello and Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam - are strongly favored over their likely Republican opponent in the general election. Democrats view it as vulnerable in part because Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump there in November. Governor McAuliffe says he's "all in" for Northam, ...

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  • San Fernando Valley Congressman Proposes Impeachment of Trump, Alleging Obstruction of Justice
San Fernando Valley Congressman Proposes Impeachment of Trump, Alleging Obstruction of Justice

Sherman said that given GOP control he knows an Article of Impeachment would not pass the House any time soon, but is quoted in the Nation as saying, "But given the risk posed to the Republic, we should move things forward as quickly as possible".

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  • Romney encourages Biden to consider Senate run in Utah
Romney encourages Biden to consider Senate run in Utah

Romney was one of the top secretary of state candidates and even attended a dinner with then-President Elect Trump, which spawned a widely-ridiculed photo of Romney gazing morosely at photographers as Trump grinned emphatically. Romney remained largely quiet as Biden made the remark and offered little by way of response other than to smile, whilst ...

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  • Officer justified in firing at motorist
Officer justified in firing at motorist

Officer Jeronimo Yanez is charged with manslaughter in the death of Philando Castile. Squad auto video shows that Yanez said immediately after the shooting he did not know where the gun was, but also claimed that he told Castile to get his hand off of the weapon.

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  • Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more
Taylor Swift's music is returning to Spotify, Pandora, more

Swift allowed Apple Music to feature her music , but only after successfully petitioning for a change in the service's pay structure . A year later, an entirely different dispute, this time with Apple and its new-at-the-time Apple Music service, ended much differently.

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  • Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating
Trump commits to NATO mutual defense after hesitating

But the key moment came when Karl asked the president whether he'd be willing to rebut those claims under oath-because, after all, Comey was also under oath when he said them. Comey's testimony provided a gripping account of his interactions with Trump and underscored the discord that had soured their relationship. "Hopefully it will be the ...

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  • Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk
Parents insist accused leaker not a flight risk

In May, Winner is accused of printing and improperly removing classified intelligence documents, which contained secret national defense information from the NSA, and mailing it to The Intercept . She is the first person to be criminally charged with leaking classified information under the Trump administration, which has vowed to crack down on ...

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  • Belleville Police Head to Las Vegas for Child Death Investigation
Belleville Police Head to Las Vegas for Child Death Investigation

Las Vegas police removed the other children from that home and say they appeared to be abused. The owner of the home, which is vacant, let officers into the garage, where they found the body wrapped in some blankets. She said she could not yet release the nature of the charges pending against the man who had been arrested. Quate has not been cha...

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  • Buckhorn and Kriseman stand with Paris on Climate Accord
Buckhorn and Kriseman stand with Paris on Climate Accord

Embassy spokeswoman Mary Beth Polley confirmed David Rank's departure, but said only that it was a "personal decision". For all his faults, Trump has done at least two great things for this country: keeping Hillary Clinton out of the Oval Office and keeping us out of the so-called climate accord.

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  • Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races
Graham Rahal wins 1st of 2 Detroit Grand Prix IndyCar races

Rahal's victory was the fifth of his career and the fourth in the past two-plus seasons. " First of all, I got to say thanks to my boys ", said Rahal. "I've seen those cars up close, and there's a lot to be nervous about". Morning qualifying (10:45 a.m.) will set the field for the 70-lap race. Indianapolis 500 victor Takuma Sato set a trac...

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  • Smoak, Donaldson Homer To Rally Blue Jays Over Yankees, 3-2
Smoak, Donaldson Homer To Rally Blue Jays Over Yankees, 3-2

As good as he's been overall this year, the long ball has been an issue. "There's really nothing that you would rather be doing to kind of get a gauge of how it's going for you". "Everything worked well for me today", Liriano said. What happens down the road this season, I couldn't tell you yet. He has 30 RBIs, one shy of his total previous year.

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  • Report of multiple casualties in incident on London Bridge
Report of multiple casualties in incident on London Bridge

The violence turned a summery Saturday night in an area full of bars and restaurants into a scene of panic and chaos, with officers running through crowded streets screaming for people to flee and lifeboats drafted to help clear the area. Police activity spread throughout the Borough Market area. "A man suddenly appeared in the restaurant with a ...

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  • Protests in NYC, across US demand Trump-Russia investigation
Protests in NYC, across US demand Trump-Russia investigation

Demonstrators also demanded that Trump release his tax returns , a tradition among US presidents which Trump has steadfastly refused to follow. "We're not going to put up with it", said one protester. Some of the people behind the barricade wore "Make America Great Again" caps associated with Trump's presidential campaign and waved American flag...

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  • Deal between Gov. Scott, lawmakers, would boost education dollars
Deal between Gov. Scott, lawmakers, would boost education dollars

A laundry list of disagreements between Gov. Rick Scott and Republican lawmakers has apparently been ironed out, with a deal that will have Scott signing next year's state budget, with a caveat that lawmakers return for a special session next week to make changes he wants.

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  • Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing
Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

The lone man to survive Friday's stabbings says he's having a hard time processing what happened. It was as the train was slowing to a stop at the Hollywood Transit Center, that she finally turned around. In the squad auto, police recorders captured statements by Christian, the affidavit said according to Willamette Week . "He was a lovely man...

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  • Here's Where You Can Get a Free Doughnut on National Doughnut Day
Here's Where You Can Get a Free Doughnut on National Doughnut Day

Krispy Kreme: You can get any doughnut of your choice for free from Krispy Kreme . Pictured: Krispy Kreme doughnuts outside a store location in Washington, D.C. Guests select from dozens of Krispy Kreme varieties such as the classic, mouthwatering Original Glazed® doughnut or specialty flavors like the Chocolate Iced Kreme™ Filled Doughnu...

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  • White House Communications Director Resigns
White House Communications Director Resigns

In a statement, White House chief of staff Reince Priebus thanked Dubke for his service. A White House spokesman says President Donald Trump has a "fairly unbelievable" relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Kellyanne Conway, White House counselor, has told The Associated Press that Dubke handed in his resignation before President ...

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  • Train stabbing survivor says don't focus on him
Train stabbing survivor says don't focus on him

I call it patriotism! The 35-year-old is facing aggravated murder charges but police expect a grand jury to consider additional charges in the next few days. Court documents say Christian shoved Fletcher in the chest and appeared to pull a folding knife from his pocket and hide it in his hand. Michaels says surviving victim Micah Fletcher tol...

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"Bathroom bill" continues to bedevil Texas politics

House lawmakers have until midnight tonight to act on Senate amendments, meaning they can agree with changes senators made to bills, or send them to a conference committee where members from both chambers can hash out the differences. "The only way to fix this is with a special session", Taylor said. Under the obscure budget reconciliation pr...

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  • To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning
To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Nathan volunteered with his father earlier this week to help place American flags on 500 acres of land ahead of Saturday morning's annual Memorial Day service at the Jacksonville National Cemetery. Today marks the third day of a long holiday weekend that usually kicks off the summer vacation season here in the mountains of southern West Virginia ...

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  • Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting
Officials piece together events before nursing home shooting

Authorities say the gunman also was found dead Friday. They were transferred to various hospitals Friday morning so that police could process the crime scene; it wasn t immediately clear when they would be allowed to return. Authorities learned that a shooter was in the nursing home and went in, where they found three people dead, two employees and...

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  • (MRO) Position Boosted by LS Investment Advisors LLC
(MRO) Position Boosted by LS Investment Advisors LLC

About 2.52M shares traded. It has underperformed by 8.41% the S&P500. As per Monday, August 10, the company rating was downgraded by Zacks. Fiera Cap Corporation has invested 0.01% in Marathon Petroleum Corp (NYSE:MPC). They expect $-0.13 EPS, up 38.10% or $0.08 from last year's $-0.21 per share. Swift Run Capital Management Llc acquired 107,568 sh...

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  • Mostly sunny and warm for Friday
Mostly sunny and warm for Friday

Highs: Upper Mid-70s to low 80s. The triggers for showers this weekend are all due to multiple low-pressure systems. The morning begins with plenty of scattered shower activity. Saturday features partly sunny skies with highs around 70 degrees, the weather service said. Saturday night , expect a 30 percent chance of showers and storms before ...

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  • Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition
Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

On Making Money with Charles Payne , host Payne and guest Liz Peek falsely argued that food assistance programs are meant only to be "emergency programs" while lamenting the number of users. Ruben Gallego, D-Phoenix, said in a written statement. Democrats criticized a proposal for an nearly 30 percent cut in food stamps. The budget, Trump's ...

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  • Decent Wednesday, rain on the way Thursday and Friday
Decent Wednesday, rain on the way Thursday and Friday

Thursday those small rain chances we were talking about make their way back into the picture. Warmer and warmer, temperatures will again be a few degrees warmer as compared to Saturday . Northwest wind 5 to 15 miles per hour. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. Periods of rain and thunderstorms will be possible through Wednesday . Winds will ...

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  • DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis
DHS hopeful Clarke denies plagiarism in master's thesis

The Naval Postgraduate School removed Clarke's thesis from its website on Friday according to "standard operating procedure" when validity is questioned, a spokesman told the Associated Press . "A statement on Wednesday said: "[Senior] positions are announced when made official by the Sec [retary]. In interviews and speeches in recent years,...

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  • Runners show support for law enforcement
Runners show support for law enforcement

Secret Service that will train state and local law enforcement officers, prosecutors and judges in these areas. "We must not take those sacrifices for granted", he said. Submitted photo 5K runners show support for law enforcement officers during the Officers Down 5k run/walk Saturday. "This National Police Week, we are proud to show our support for...

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  • Comey to testify before Senate as Russian Federation flames get closer to Trump
Comey to testify before Senate as Russian Federation flames get closer to Trump

Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz, the chairman of the US House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, said on the ABC he was trying to obtain notes from the meeting and expected to speak to the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director on Monday [Tuesday NZT].

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  • Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved Pressure on Him
Trump Told Russians Firing 'Nut Job' Comey Relieved Pressure on Him

A senior White House adviser is a significant person of interest in the law enforcement investigation of possible ties between Donald Trump's election campaign and Russian Federation, the Washington Post said on Friday (May 19), citing people familiar with the matter.

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  • Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law
Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law

Collins also complained that the House rushed a vote before the Congressional Budget Office could complete its cost-benefit analysis. West Virginia Sen. Major medical and other organizations, including the American Medical Association, oppose the House bill. "Republican senators will not let the American people down!" he tweeted from his home i...

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  • Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director
Cornyn says he will stay in Senate, won't be FBI director

Cornyn will hit his limit in January 2019 . "(Gov. Abbott) has to calculate what would serve his interest and his re-election best, and what would serve the interest of the Republican party in the long term. It could also re-open the door for Congressman Joaquin Castro , who decided not to challenge Sen. In Sen. Cornyn's full statement, he sai...

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  • Plane with New York CEO, 3 others, missing in Bahamas
Plane with New York CEO, 3 others, missing in Bahamas

The alarm was raised after the plane, which left from Puerto Rico in the afternoon, never arrived at its destination in Titusville, Florida. Believed to be on board are Jennifer Blumin and Nathan Ulrich from NY, and Blumin's 4-year-old and 10-year-old sons, according to the Coast Guard.

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  • Trump Threatens Fired FBI Director Comey With 'Tapes'
Trump Threatens Fired FBI Director Comey With 'Tapes'

Mr Trump's outburst came amid growing scrutiny over the White House's account of how Mr Comey was sacked, particularly its initial claim that Mr Trump had only fired him on the recommendation of his new deputy attorney-general Rod Rosenstein - a claim that Mr Trump laid out in his letter of dismissal.

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  • US needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'
US needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'

Mulvaney also defended the president's tweeted prescription for a shutdown in the next round of spending negotiations in September, saying "I think the president's tweet was that we might need a shutdown at some point to drive home that this place, that Washington needs to be fixed".

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  • Serena Williams, Biles join LA's 2024 Games bid
Serena Williams, Biles join LA's 2024 Games bid

The legacy of past Games is still visible around the city, especially with the Olympic cauldron from the 1932 edition burning atop Memorial Coliseum. Los Angeles officials are competing against authorities in Paris , France to host the 2024 Olympics , after fellow bidders in Hamburg , Germany , Rome , Italy , and Budapest , Hungary a...

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  • Jeff Sessions Demands Prosecutors Seek Most Severe Sentences For All Crimes
Jeff Sessions Demands Prosecutors Seek Most Severe Sentences For All Crimes

And, they say, the Justice Department's re-embrace of charges that carry mandatory minimum sentences will hamstring judges from making decisions rooted in the facts of a case, as opposed to preset minimums widely blamed for mass incarceration.

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  • Kellyanne Conway contradicts Trump's reason for firing James Comey in TV interview
Kellyanne Conway contradicts Trump's reason for firing James Comey in TV interview

When Cooper asked Conway about the motivations behind Trump's decision, given his prior praise for Comey, she replied, "I think you're looking at the wrong set of facts here". Honestly, anyone who can interview Conway for 10 minutes before rolling their eyes is a hero in my book. "Let me tell you something". "I don't know who had access to my a...

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  • Bethune-Cookman Graduates Turn Their Backs on Betsy DeVos
Bethune-Cookman Graduates Turn Their Backs on Betsy DeVos

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was verbally assaulted during her commencement address at Bethun-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Florida this week. "Never forget that. Through serving others, you can extend that legacy". "We are all about the business of making new friends", Jackson said at a pre-commencement news conference.

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  • Heaval Over EVMs In Delhi Assembly
Heaval Over EVMs In Delhi Assembly

The "demonstration" on EVMs wont attract legal action as legislators enjoy legal immunity inside House. Delhi BJP president Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday demanded that the Election Commission of India derecognise the Aam Admi Party for allegedly providing "wrong information" to various authorities about donations received by it.

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  • Family want officer who shot black teen charged with crime
Family want officer who shot black teen charged with crime

Officer Roy Oliver of the Balch Springs Police department in suburban Dallas fired at a vehicle Jordan Edwards was riding in with his two brothers and friends. "After Jordan's two brothers, Vidal and Kevon, along with their two friends, were forced to experience this tragedy up close as occupants of the auto, they were immediately treated as com...

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  • Kershaw, Dodgers dominate Padres
Kershaw, Dodgers dominate Padres

The Dodgers scored three runs in the fourth inning on four singles and a walk. Kershaw allowed five hits - including a solo home run by Padres pinch-hitter Ryan Schimpf in the eighth to end the shutout bid - and issued a season-high four walks against nine strikeouts over 7 1/3 innings.

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