Friday, 24 November 2017
Latest news
Home » Local

Local

Republicans Present Compromise in Budget Impasse

perth_map

Democrats say they will look at the Republican plan, but said they have already passed most of what the governor asked for. Combining results from Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, more than 75 percent of Americans are anxious about the path forward under GOP leadership. Read More »

Blimp catches fire, crashes at US Open

The day had a dramatic start with an advertising blimp crashing into a nearby field - read the story of the US Open blimp crash . Rickie Fowler , for one, shot a bogey-free, "stress-free" 65 in the morning and had big post-round plans for the afternoon. Read More »

Jury still deliberating in case of officer who shot Castile

Thursday's deliberations passed quietly, with no sudden hearings or requests to review evidence. On Wednesday, after more than two days of deliberating and still no verdict, Ramsey County District Court Judge William H. On Tuesday, jurors requested another look at dashcam video captured by Yanez's squad vehicle that shows the shooting. The other video was made by Castile's girlfriend. Read More »

Trump attacks obstruction of justice probe by former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief Mueller

Comey, who was sacked on May 9, told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump dismissed him to undermine the FBI's Russian Federation probe. In a pivotal shift in the investigation that has riveted Americans like no other in decades, senior intelligence officials have agreed to be interviewed by investigators working for the special counsel, Robert Mueller , the Post said . Read More »

Prosecutors finishing case in Milwaukee police shooting

perth_map

The video clip is short and shows then-Milwaukee Police Officer Ndvia Malafa, who was with Heaggan-Brown at the time of the shooting, running behind his colleague as they chase Smith between two houses, Fox6 News reports . The officer, Endiva Malafa, recalled what it was like for him when he saw the video later. Smith had a gun when he ran from police. Smith slips and falls near a fence, dropping his gun. Read More »

Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP

perth_map

As Trump hosted GOP leaders at the White House on Tuesday, the Senate continued working on its version of the bill. They spoke on condition of anonymity to reveal a closed-door conversation. Senate aides said the upper chamber's plan was not expected to touch insurance protections that are included in the PPACA for people with pre-existing medical conditions, after the controversy over the House bill that would let states seek waivers from those protections. Read More »

Trump 'under investigation for obstruction of justice'

Then Donald Trump himself seemed to indicate that the FBI's probe into his campaign's links with Russian Federation was on his mind when he chose to fire Comey. But if special counsel Robert Mueller is looking for near-contemporaneous corroboration of Comey's state of mind after a critical and disputed conversation with President Trump, Sessions provided it. Read More »

Trump Signs Executive Order on Apprenticeships

In just a few moments, I'll be signing an executive order to expand apprenticeships and vocational training to help all Americans find a rewarding career, earn a great living, and support themselves and their families, and love going to work in the morning. Read More »

Four killed in shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco

The San Francisco UPS driver who shot three coworkers dead Wednesday before turning the gun on himself had filed a complaint this year over excessive overtime - and seemed to single out fellow drivers in his twisted rampage, a union official said. Read More »

Tower block residents 'frightened, traumatised, worried', says Jeremy Corbyn

They do not expect there to be any other survivors. The number of people missing is still unknown. Mr Corbyn was backed by David Lammy, the Labour MP for Tottenham. When I visited the scene, when I spoke to the emergency services, they told me that the way this fire progressed was rapid, it was ferocious and it was unexpected. Read More »

Palmetto Health, Greenville Health to Partner, Become Largest Health System in SC

perth_map

As health care continues to evolve, labor costs and other expenses continue to rise at a faster rate than patients' ability to pay. No money was exchanged in the merger, which is scheduled to become official on January 1, 2018. The two boards will combine with equal representation from each. "Greenville Health System and Palmetto Health are joining together from individual positions of strength", Greenville Health System CEO Michael C. Read More »

Congressional charity baseball game to go on as planned

perth_map

ET. Mika was "shot multiple times in his chest and arm and suffered massive trauma" and now "requires assistance to breathe and will need additional surgeries". The officers, along with Alexandria police, returned fire, killing Hodgkinson. Wednesday, they said the IL resident had been living out of his vehicle in the D.C. Read More »

Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court To Reinstate Travel Ban

perth_map

A San Francisco appeals court also refused to enforce the ban later in February, leading Trump - ever the showman - to take to Twitter . The Court of Appeals largely backed a federal judge's earlier decision that the ban likely violates the Constitution as its main goal was to block Muslims . Read More »

Scalise in 'some trouble,' President Trump says after visiting the congressman

perth_map

But Nancy Pelosi , the top Democrat in the House of Representatives, criticized some Republicans who have blamed the shooting on vitriol from the political left. A Washington Post reporter said that Hodgkinson's Facebook page was "an extended screed against Trump". But Slater said authorities were still working to determine a motive and had "no indication" Hodgkinson knew about the ball practice ahead of time . Read More »

Tillerson claims Palestinians to change policy that pays families of terrorists

Reacting to Tillerson's remarks, American Jewish Committee (AJC) CEO David Harris said, "Creating monetary incentives for terrorists is a key factor impeding the peace process and nurturing a Palestinian culture of violence and hatred. In response to Tillerson's testimony, Greenblatt told the Jewish Insider that he wanted Tillerson and President Trump to reconsider their position "and make clear that the State Department will not wane in its efforts to stem anti-Jewish hatred overseas". Read More »

Shooting Spurs Calls For New Lawmaker Security Measures

In the end, the Democrats won the game 11-2. Scalise was hit, and crawled out of the infield, leaving a trail of blood, colleagues said. Scalise was fielding ground balls at second base Wednesday when he was shot at a practice for the annual Republicans-Democrats baseball game. Read More »

US Sen. Bill Cassidy details Steve Scalise's likely complications after shooting

perth_map

And he's a fighter", Trump said. "He's in some trouble". Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. Mika, a former congressional staffer, is a lobbyist for Tyson Foods. "There is so much you do that I disagree with", House Financial Services Committee Chairman Jeb Hensarling, R-Texas, a staunch conservative, told his panel's top Democrat, unwavering liberal Rep. Read More »

Donald Trump says he is victim of a huge witchhunt

Senator Kamala Harris is a law enforcement veteran who became known for her doggedness and tough questioning during a 25-year career as a trailblazer prosecutor that included serving as the first female district attorney of San Francisco and attorney general of California. Read More »

House back in session as lawmakers offer prayers for wounded

perth_map

Scalise remained in critical condition this morning. "We now have no evidence to suggest that the purchases were not lawful", the Capitol Police said in a statement . Tim Walberg, is director of government relations for Tyson Foods Washington , D.C., office and has worked for the company for more than six years. The day before the shooting, Hodgkinson allegedly called his wife to tell her he missed her and their dogs and was coming home, his brother claimed . Read More »

Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel

He also recently announced that Mueller was going nowhere after reports that President Trump wanted to fire the newest pain in his butt. But, in testimony to Sen. "We also were aware of facts that I can't discuss in an open setting that would make his continued engagement in a Russia-related investigation problematic", Comey said. Read More »