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Four-star recruit Dakereon Joyner picks SC, honors father

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The athletic, 6-foot-4, 200-pounder had offers from the likes of Alabama, Auburn, Georgia and Oklahoma, but the four-star prospect chose to stay close to home. Joyner split time behind center as a freshman, before stepping into the starting role in 2015 and leading the Patriots to an undefeated state championship season. Read More »

Virginia girl who went missing near her mosque believed dead, suspect charged

Police in Fairfax and Loudoun counties jointly conducted the search. Police said Sunday that the teen was walking with her friends and got in a dispute with a man driving a auto, who got out and assaulted her. "Our thoughts and prayers are with the victim's family". Police originally said charges were pending further investigation but later announced that 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres, of Sterling, had been charged with murder. Read More »

Congressional Baseball Game Ticket Sales Topped Half The MLB

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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 weeks. Aides to Ryan, R-Wis., confirmed the speaker had visited Scalise at the hospital but declined to provide details of the encounter. A single rifle wound caused "substantial damage" to Scalise's internal organs and blood loss, his doctor explained Friday. Read More »

Deputy AG Rosenstein sends out an odd warning about "anonymous" press leaks

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The FBI has denied a Freedom of Information Act request filed by BuzzFeed News to provide copies of former FBI Director James Comey's memos that detail his conversations with President Donald Trump . Comey told the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee that the Trump administration had lied and defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation after the President dismissed him on May 9. Read More »

President Trump acknowledges he's being investigated

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Naturally, he condemns it as a " witch hunt ". NY [U.S.], June 16: U.S. President Donald Trump has mocked FBI investigators of not being able to find any evidence related to the probe of a possible collusion between his team and Russian Federation during 2016 Presidential election . Read More »

Judge Finds Defendant Guilty; Manslaughter Law Extending to New Grounds?

You're just making it harder on yourself by pushing it off. The trial could set a legal precedent on whether it is a crime to tell someone to commit suicide. "I thought you wanted to do this". Prosecutors said that Carter created a toxic environment for her vulnerable boyfriend by urging him to kill himself through text messages , and that she had listened to him suffocating over the phone and failed to alert the authorities or his family. Read More »

Blumenthal to hold 'field hearing' on health care overhaul

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Now according to Republicans the stories of them being 'shady, ' writing the spill-in secrets, these are all fake news. While Republican leaders in the Senate, like McConnell, have pitched a vote before the July 4 recess, many in the party have expressed doubt that Republicans will reach that deadline with only 10 legislative days left. Read More »

Trump angry over investigation, says 'WITCH HUNT' again

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Comey told a Senate panel last week he believed Trump fired him to undermine the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Russian Federation probe. " Witch Hunt ", Trump wrote on Twitter . The records in question documented Trump's request for Comey to drop the investigation surrounding former national security adivser Michael Flynn . Read More »

Stop The Open Season On Republicans

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President Trump is not planning to attend the game due to security concerns, the White House said on Wednesday. He volunteered for Sen. "He never bothered anybody that I knew of", Guetterman said, shaking his head in disbelief that someone living that close to him could do something like that. Read More »

Ga. Special Election Pol: Handel- Ossoff, 'Either Could Win'

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And that's leaving neither side confident of victory in what is likely to be a tight race for Georgia's 6th Congressional District seat. Ossoff, meanwhile, has sought to run a centrist campaign - studiously avoiding even saying Trump's name in an effort to make himself an acceptable alternative for typically conservative voters who might be inclined to buck the GOP. Read More »

White House says no determination yet on 'Dreamer' immigrants

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The announcement that DACA in its current form will remain in effect came at the bottom of a press release about the administration's decision to rescind a 2014 directive that would have extended DACA-like protections to undocumented parents of USA citizens or lawful permanent residents. Read More »

In Custody After Aurora Burglary Turns Into 5-Hour Police Standoff

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Officers surrounded the home and 911 operators contacted the homeowner, who said he had a large cache of loaded guns of all types and sizes inside the house, police said. Police also shot gas canisters into the house in an attempt to force the burglars out. Police said the two men were being hospitalized under police guard Sunday for cuts likely sustained while breaking windows, but the injuries aren't considered life threatening. Read More »

Chuck Schumer parodies Trump's awkward cabinet meeting in video

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But Mr Reince Priebus , the chief of staff whose job insecurity has been the subject of endless speculation, outdid them all: " We thank you for the opportunity and the blessing to serve your agenda ". Here's a clip of Obama's first cabinet meeting in April 2009. "I think the global community knows we are back", said United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley , who Trump joked in April could "easily be replaced". Read More »

Bodies found in search of collision damaged United States destroyer

A search of the#USS Fitzgerald has recovered the seven #missing sailors from the flooded compartments of the Navy destroyer. "The damage was significant". Three sailors were sent to the U.S. naval hospital in Yokosuka after the collision , including the ship's commanding officer, Commander Bryce Benson , who was reported to be in stable condition, the USA navy said. Read More »

Steve Scalise Undergoes More Surgery After Congressional Baseball Shooting

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Major League Baseball Commissioner Robert D. Manfred, Jr., offered his thoughts and prayers after the shooting and endorsed the decision to play ball. The game at Nationals Park carried on a century-old bipartisan ritual, this one tinged with worry about Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise and the players' determination to answer the attack by coming together in sport. Read More »

Hawaii Becomes First US State To Adopt Goals in Paris Climate Accord

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And rural communities in the US will be left behind, again. As one of only three UN member nations to refuse to participate in the Paris Climate Accord , the remainder of the world will continue to innovate and outpace us. by moving legislation that has broad support from renewable power developers, utilities, and ratepayer protection groups alike", said Joseph Kyzer, a spokesman for NC House Speaker Tim Moore. Read More »

Statewide Amber Alert issued for 1-year-old child from Licking County

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The suspect has been identified as Matthew Trent. It happened at around 5 p.m.at a home in the 100 block of North 11th in Newark. Trent, the child's father, reportedly came and took the child. The report states the father was last seen driving a black 2006 Saturn Ion, with red rims and an OH license plate GUF5050. The vehicle has red rims. Read More »

Wife saw no sign gunman planned violence

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The man expressed grievances online about President Donald Trump and Republicans, but authorities said they're still working to determine a motive. Kristina Scrimshaw, a bartender at the Pork Barrel BBQ restaurant a few blocks from the shooting scene, said Hodgkinson had become something of a regular in recent weeks. Read More »

Bill Cosby's attorney says he is worried about entertainer's health

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Although the district attorney has vowed to try the case again, Steele may have difficulty in winning an eventual conviction, according to former prosecutors and defense lawyers. The jurors clearly struggled with their verdict, telling the judge Thursday they were at impasse. O'Neill instructed them to keep working toward a unanimous decision. Read More »

Second trial for Cosby plannedSFlb

Dozens of women accuse Cosby of assaulting them, but statutes of limitation rules mean he was allowed to be tried for Ms Constand's allegation only. But it was his reputation as a public moralist who urged young people to pull up their baggy pants and start acting responsibly that prompted a federal judge to unseal portions of an explosive deposition he gave more than a decade ago as part of Ms Constand's civil lawsuit against him. Read More »

Yanez protests continue with march on Hennepin

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One of the organizers, Samantha Pree-Stinson, a candidate for City Council, tells the Minneapolis Star-Tribune ( http://strib.mn/2sCbJuv ) that the group wouldn't be marching onto a freeway after its gathering Saturday night at Loring Park. Read More »

Trump could force out Rosenstein, fail to stop Russia probe

He said this week he had not found reason to do so - making the statement in the days after Trump's friends raised the possibility that the president himself was thinking of "terminating" Mueller. And Turley notes the president's tweet could come back to haunt him. Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations. The tweets came shortly after Rosenstein issued his unusual statement that appeared to be warning about the accuracy of such reports. Read More »