This Is One of the Most Damning Messages From Michelle Carter's Trial

At one point, Roy got out of the truck because he felt sick, but Carter told him over the phone to " get back in ". Hundreds of text messages presented as evidence showed that Carter urged the suicide, telling her boyfriend that all he had to do wa... More..

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Friend of the president says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

In his dramatic appearance before former colleagues, Sessions contradicted a contention made by Comey at a hearing before the same panel last week. "He had a private conversation with the President on his vie...More..

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Church news for June 17, 2017

Lunch will follow. Elder Amos Lee Pollard and Selvia Chapel Free Will Baptist Church will be guests at a service at 3 p.m. Sunday. "Middle East Challenges to American Foreign Policy" series, 5-7 p.m., Westwo...More..

5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump — NBC Analysis
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump — NBC Analysis

Trump wrote on Twitter, in a pair of messages that ended with a reference to his campaign slogan "Make America Great Again". Such a probe would represent a significant expansion of Mr Mueller's investigatio...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Steve Scalise Still in Critical Condition But Improving, Doctors Say

A hospital statement said Scalise was doing better over the previous 24 hours but would be in the hospital for some time . Prior to the update on Scalise's medical condition, an aide read a statement...More..

Oscar-winning 'Rocky' director John G. Avildsen dies of cancer
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Oscar-winning 'Rocky' director John G. Avildsen dies of cancer

According to an interview a year ago with The Baltimore Sun , Avildsen was hesitant to take on Rocky at first, citing his own disinterest in boxing. Avildsen was born on December 21, 1935, in Oak Park, Ill. ...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Will President Trump fire Special Counsel Mueller?

The former FBI director admitted only that Trump himself was not formerly under investigation, of course - and the special counsel's objective is not only to investigate the president but also his 2016 campai...More..

Bailey throws out first pitch at congressional baseball game
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Bailey throws out first pitch at congressional baseball game

At 12:30 p.m. he commented on Facebook: "As we pray for those who were shot and injured early this morning at the Congressional Republican baseball practice, I am deeply thankful for the two fearless Capito...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Trump confirms he's under investigation for firing former FBI Director James Comey

Comey testified that Trump directed him in February to drop an FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn relating to the Russian Federation matter. Comey claimed Trump told him i...More..

Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

Rosenstein . Trump said what's happening to him is "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history ", and he slammed the " phony " allegations about his presidential campaign's possible ...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Steve Scalise Still In Critical Condition After Being Shot

Sava said that doctors have controlled internal bleeding and stabilized his vital signs, but the bullet caused substantial damage to "bones, internal organs and blood vessels and nerves". Sava declined to put a...More..

Boy Scouts Show Us How To Retire Flags With Dignity
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Boy Scouts Show Us How To Retire Flags With Dignity

On a brilliant Flag Day afternoon, members of the Sanford Thomas-Daniels-Hand American Legion Post 443 raised a new flag above the post on Meridian Road, taking precautions to properly fold the old flag when it...More..

'Morning Joe' Crushes Newt Gingrich for Pushing 'Grotesque' Robert Mueller Conspiracy
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

'Morning Joe' Crushes Newt Gingrich for Pushing 'Grotesque' Robert Mueller Conspiracy

Newt Gingrich , the confidante to President Trump who as House Speaker in the 1990s voted to impeach Bill Clinton for obstruction of justice, said Friday that the "President can not obstruct justice". He al...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Police officer who shot Philando Castile found not guilty

One teacher testified at trial that Castile remembered which kids had allergies, and nudged students to finish their veggies. Prosecutors say Castile's last words were: "I wasn't reaching for it". On the vide...More..

Yanez trial juror explains hard process of reaching verdict
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Yanez trial juror explains hard process of reaching verdict

The jury of seven men and five women, 10 of whom were white and the other two black, deliberated for four days before acquitting Yanez on all charges. According to Reynolds, the officer shot Castile as he was...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Marc-Andre Fleury on Pens' victory, Pittsburgh, hockey, his future

The Pittsburgh Penguins celebrated their Stanley Cup win with fans at the victory parade in downtown Pittsburgh on Wednesday. The city says it will provide a crowd estimate, but planners predicted as ma...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Sava declined to put a timeline on when that would happen, or when Scalise, 51, would be able to leave the hospital. The condition of the lobbyist, Matt Mika, who was shot multiple time in the chest and arm, ...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Fate of Cop Who Killed Castile in Jury's Hands

A Minnesota jury will have to decide whether a police officer was justified when he fatally shot a black motorist just seconds after the elementary school cafeteria worker informed him he had a gun. In his stat...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation

Democrats and Republicans alike decried President Trump's tweet about the Russian Federation investigation on Capitol Hill Friday. Administration officials and the president's advisers are anxious Trump's ...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Cosby Jury Will Hear More Deposition Testimony

They'll resume deliberations Tuesday morning. It was read to them by the judge. McMonagle asked. "This is why this case got thrown in the trash can". They've been deliberating for two hours, and have had dinner...More..

Democratic Lawmakers Sue Trump over Foreign Payments
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Democratic Lawmakers Sue Trump over Foreign Payments

The lawmakers are seeking to stop Trump from "accepting any benefits from foreign states without first obtaining congressional consent", according to the text of the lawsuit obtained by the Washington Po...More..

Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

Clair County, is politically purple. Richard Wagner, chief deputy of the St. Clair County, Ill., Sheriff's Dept., said there was nothing in Hodgkinson's record that would prevent him from legally owning fir...More..

Senate committee to probe Comey firing
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Senate committee to probe Comey firing

Mr Trump yesterday slammed what he called a "witch hunt", and accused investigators of making up a "phony story". The president complained the probe is unfair and wondered why his defeated Democratic opponent...More..

Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Philando Castile Found Not Guilty
by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Police Officer Who Shot And Killed Philando Castile Found Not Guilty

Kelly says the team was confident in their case and in Yanez , and felt his conduct was justified. The attacker in Dallas told police he was angered by the shootings of Castile and Sterling, authorities said. ...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

US Lawmaker Shot at Baseball Practice Remains in Critical Condition

Thursday, as a measure of resilience and tribute. More than twice the usual number of tickets were sold amid an outpouring of support for House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, who was critically...More..