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

As of 7 a.m. Cindy was centered about 40 miles northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana and moving north near 12 mph. The National Weather Service said Tropical Depression Cindy is continuing to produce heavy rain around the Mississippi Valle... More..

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Spicer hasn't talked Russia meddling with Trump
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Spicer hasn't talked Russia meddling with Trump

While his threats to "open up our libel laws" to make it easier to sue media outlets have not come to fruition, the now-US leader has discussed eliminating press briefings completely, in favour of written bri...More..

Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty In Shooting That Sparked Riots
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Milwaukee Cop Found Not Guilty In Shooting That Sparked Riots

Smith's sister, Sherelle Smith, also made an emotional appeal while speaking with reporters. "So just, please, don't give them a reason. Because we all bleed the same, we all hurt the same". Jurors are also be...More..

Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Democrats secretly met to plan the ouster of top party leader

Following Ossoff's loss, Democrats were quick to point out that the Georgia district was gerrymandered, that it had been in Republican hands since Newt Gingrich held the seat, and that Handle won a close ra...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Making a Murderer subject's confession was coerced, federal court says

The 25-year-old woman's charred remains were found at the Avery family's scrap yard in Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, in 2005. Avery was also sentenced to life after being convicted of first-degree intentio...More..

DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay

President and a conflict of interest. It will be filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, the report said . The Saudi Arabian government has spent hundreds of thousands of do...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

House special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Tim Ryan , view the situation with clearer eyes. "I am a master legislator". Others replied that it would take more than new blood - it would take an entirely different mindset that rejects negative polit...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Trump tweets taking place of White House press briefings

Bill Hennessy , who has worked as a White House sketch artist for a number of decades normally covering Supreme Court trials, attended Sean Spicer's briefing this morning, where he illustrated exactly what he...More..

Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

McConnell wants the bill passed next week, still with no public hearings or opportunities for health care experts or advocates to have a say. Any reasonable Senate Republican, including Sen. Any new Senate b...More..

Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'

A doctor who examined Otto Warmbier , the University of Virginia student who was imprisoned in North Korea for more than a year, addressed the media at a press conference on Thursday. UC Medical Center wil...More..

Georgia inmates on the run after killing prison guards during transport
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Georgia inmates on the run after killing prison guards during transport

Authorities say Donnie Russell Rowe, 43, and Ricky Dubose, 24 , killed Baldwin State Prison transfer sergeants Christopher Monica , 42, and Curtis Billue , 58, after overpowering and disarming them on a tr...More..

Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Macron promotes Paris 2024 Olympic bid playing tennis

French trampolinist Allan Morante performs at the Petit Palais museum in Paris , Friday, June 23, 2017. Paris and US rival Los Angeles are the only two cities bidding to stage the 2024 Olympics , and th...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Casey heads to Pennsylvania to hammer Senate health bill

People are removed from a sit-in outside of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office as they protest proposed cuts to Medicaid , Thursday, June 22, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Sena...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

The White House's New Press Strategy Has Reporters Furious

Health care has seized the attention of the nation over the past several days, and rightly so, but behind the scenes, the explosive Russian Federation scandal continues to hang over this White House like a stor...More..

McCain, Reed seek answers from Pentagon on Yemen torture allegations
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

McCain, Reed seek answers from Pentagon on Yemen torture allegations

The AP article quoted Pentagon officials confirming that this was the case, but claiming that the U.S. soldiers weren't directly involved in the torture, or even necessarily personally aware of the fact that ...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Opponents, Led by Sanders, Mobilize to Fight Health Care Bill

Protesters gathered at Reagan National Airport in Washington to confront Republican senators and doctors and nurses rallied in San Francisco on Thursday, while demonstrators gathered outside senators' offices...More..

Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

Multiple protesters were seen being carried out by United States Capitol Police. The estimate was released Friday by Arizona's Medicaid agency, which analyzed the effects of the legislation on the state health ...More..

National Weather Service warns of flash flood, tropical tornado risk
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

National Weather Service warns of flash flood, tropical tornado risk

A cold front will move in from the northwest and the remnants of Cindy will move up from the south. One to two inches of rain are likely as these storms pass through.> Some locations that will experience mino...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Nevada senator's opposition deals new blow to GOP health bill

Brian Sandoval Friday morning, pointing to the bill's dramatic reductions in Medicaid. Ben Ray, a senior communications adviser for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, said in a post on Twitter that...More..

Government health insurance markets holding up--barely
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Government health insurance markets holding up--barely

But repeated price hikes can fuel that problem because they make insurance less attractive to healthy people. As the debate heats up in the Senate , here are several issues at the center of congressional del...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

We'll see rain from Cindy soon

National Hurricane Center said . 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 officia...More..

South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

South Carolina Dem Runs for House Seat on Anti-Nancy Pelosi Platform

In Politico , Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel advises Democrats to do what he did, as House campaign chairman, in 2006: Recruit candidates with local roots and views suited to local terrain - and with sharp politic...More..

Scalise shooter had a list of 6 Congressmen's names in his pocket
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Scalise shooter had a list of 6 Congressmen's names in his pocket

The man who carried out the attack, James Hodgkinson , 66, from Belleville, Illinois, was shot dead by police after opening fire, authorities have said . The bill also turns another of Trump's campaign into ...More..

Some charges dropped against Larry Nassar
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Some charges dropped against Larry Nassar

Judge Donald Allen Jr. made his decision after hearing testimony from the gymnasts over two days and watching a campus police interview of Nassar. Deliberations in the second trial of a white former Univers...More..

by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

North Korea Defends Otto Warmbier's Treatment

Gardner said he'd already talked to the State Department about again adding North Korea to the list. A person believed to be Otto Warmbier is transferred from a medical transport airplane to an awaiting amb...More..