Man caught urinating at LA County rail station heavily armed

The markings on the handgun indicated that it was restricted for law enforcement use only, officials said. A man who police found urinating in a planter outside a metro station has been arrested on suspicion of possessing a series of high-power wea... More..

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Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Shooting At GOP Baseball Practice Seems To Have Been Spontaneous, FBI Says

Tim Slater, an assistant FBI director who has been heading the investigation, gave a briefing on its status more than a week after James Hodgkinson opened fire at a baseball field where Republicans were p...More..

John Bel Edwards: Please take Tropical Storm Cindy seriously
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

John Bel Edwards: Please take Tropical Storm Cindy seriously

The main body of the tropical storm is expected to pass over the Gulf Coast and begin moving inland Thursday morning. Forecasters say a tropical storm warning is in effect from High Island on the upper Texa...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

At slain Muslim teen's funeral, mourners say 'it could have been me'

Instead, they say his "anger over the encounter" with the teens led to the violence, and they are calling the incident an act of road rage . However, the attacks on Hassanen and her memorial have caused some...More..

Tropical Storm Cindy grows closer
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Tropical Storm Cindy grows closer

John Bel Edwards during a press conference Wednesday. Cindy was about 40 miles (65 km) northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km/h). In Mississippi, the ci...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Some Flights Canceled Out Of Phoenix Due To Heat

Las Vegas is likely to hit 117 degrees on Tuesday; it was already 96F around 7.30am (PST) on The Strip. It wasn't immediately clear how many of those flights were to or from Palm Springs. Shelby Barnes, 48, ...More..

Warm and sunny start to summer, yet heavy rain late this week
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Warm and sunny start to summer, yet heavy rain late this week

Wind: SE 10-15 miles per hour. North wind around 10 miles per hour. After the rain this morning , we're tracking drier conditions for this evening. A mix of sun and clouds for Thursday with highs in the up...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Missouri boy hit by log in Tropical Storm Cindy surge dies

Spots from Louisiana west to the Florida Panhandle have experienced flooding Wednesday as bands of storms made their way onshore. Throughout yesterday afternoon and night, the MS and Alabama Gulf Coast to...More..

Lead surgeon: U.S. congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Lead surgeon: U.S. congressman Scalise showing improvement after being shot

Doctors at MedStar Washington Hospital, where Rep. Scalise is being treated, discussed his condition on Friday saying that they believed he would be in the hospital for a considerable amount of time, possibly w...More..

Alexandria Shooting: Shooter acted alone, no terrorism involved, Federal Bureau of Investigation says
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Alexandria Shooting: Shooter acted alone, no terrorism involved, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

The FBI also confirmed the existence of a paper list containing six lawmakers' names, although they said they would not classify it is a " hit list ". It was also learned that Hodgkinson volunteered for Berni...More..

UK, EU talk up chance of Brexit deal
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

UK, EU talk up chance of Brexit deal

Just a month ago, Davis had predicted "the row of the summer " would erupt over how to structure the talks on Brexit . Mr Davis, a veteran campaigner against European Union membership, said he sought quic...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump called House health care bill 'mean'

While they can spend more money on certain areas, they still have to hit the $133 billion marker to comply with Senate rules. Such a measure would raise considerable revenue that lawmakers would like to put t...More..

Hospital: Scalise upgraded to fair condition
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Hospital: Scalise upgraded to fair condition

Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip, was gravely wounded in the shooting last week. On Friday, the hospital's director of trauma, Dr. Jack Sava, called Scalise's injury a "transpelvic gunshot woun...More..

WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker of Tennessee was initially hesitant to pass a new Russian Federation sanctions bill, but he played a key role in drafting the final language. Bernie San...More..

Supreme Court strikes down law blocking disparaging trademarks
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Supreme Court strikes down law blocking disparaging trademarks

Patent and Trademark Office denied the request on the ground that it disparages Asians. At issue in The Slants' case was a law that prohibits registration of trademarks that "may disparage. Justice Neil Gor...More..

Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

The incident took place after a series of clashes between pro-regime troops and the US-backed anti-ISIS group, the Syrian Democratic Forces, near the SDF-held town of Ja'Din, just south of Tabqah, Syria . Th...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Phoenix flights cancelled because it's too hot for planes

More than 29 million residents in California are under a heat warning or advisory. LAS VEGAS - Dozens of flights were delayed and canceled out of Phoenix Sky Harbor airport on Tuesday as the city - and ...More..

Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020

Trump's election as president had papered over the intraparty disputes and generational divides among House Democrats, as lawmakers joined in opposing the White House and trying to channel the energy of ...More..

Extreme heat grounds almost 50 regional flights out of Phoenix
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Extreme heat grounds almost 50 regional flights out of Phoenix

In the south-west United States, the heat has already caused several problems. Forecasters are also predicting a high of 116 degrees in Las Vegas and tourists are being warned to be careful outside and to sta...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Newt Gingrich compares Donald Trump to Lincoln

Describing a phone conversation he had with Trump after the SC primary in February 2016, Gingrich said the presidential candidate said he was indeed under budget. Conspiracy theorist and loyal Donald Trump...More..

Baseball shooter had list of 6 names
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Baseball shooter had list of 6 names

He said it appeared Hodgkinson was married for 30 years and the marriage was not " going so well ". Searches of his social media posts gave no indication of what he might have planned. "The morning of the ...More..

Shooter Had List With the Names of 6 Congresspeople, Says FBI
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Shooter Had List With the Names of 6 Congresspeople, Says FBI

Those injured in the shooting at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park ballfields in Alexandria, Va., were Louisiana Rep. Scalise; U.S. Capitol Police officers David Bailey and Crystal Griner; Tyson Foods lobbyis...More..

Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Uber to allow tips for drivers in reversal of longstanding policy

Uber plans to add more cities in the coming weeks until all USA cities have tipping by the end of July 2017. Tips will never be subject to service fees, according to the company, and the money will...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Supreme Court to decide on partisan gerrymandering

The Supreme Court has not ruled on "purely partisan gerrymanders ", which means drawing voting districts with the aim of strengthening one political party, since 2004. "Wisconsin lawmakers have maintained ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

What happened to GOP vow of transparency on health care?

The effort has been plagued from the start by tensions between moderates and conservatives, which surfaced again on Tuesday. Democrats have also lambasted McConnell for writing the sweeping legislation in clo...More..