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Hospital: Scalise upgraded to fair condition


The Alexandria Little League is scheduled to reclaim the diamond at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park, six days after a gunman opened fire on Republican members of Congress practicing for the annual Congressional Baseball Game. He has required several surgeries for a reported gunshot wound to the hip. Tim Slater, the special agent in charge of the Washington FBI office, also said during a news conference that James T. Read More »

Philando Castile Dash Cam Footage Shows Diamond Reynolds Was Telling The Truth

The shooting gained widespread attention because Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , livestreamed its aftermath on Facebook. Ms Reynolds' then four-year-old daughter starts to get out of the auto and is grabbed by an officer. He then orders his fellow officer to remove Miss Reynold's four-year-old daughter from the vehicle. The video then shows help arriving at the scene. Mr. Read More »

Spicer hasn't talked to Trump about Russian election hack


When bringing up the possibility that Spicey could be moving on from his role, Colbert joked: "Sean, I have so many questions". The questions are being asked again and again because they are not being answered. According to the Washington Post , Trump has also criticized Spicer's performance in front of other top aides after his sudden firing of FBI Director James Comey sparked outrage across the nation. Read More »

White House remembers US sailors killed

The ages of many of those sailors killed in the incident is a stark reminder that these powerful, multi-billion dollar warships are largely run by kids just entering into adulthood. With so much traffic, a vessel may have few options to maneuver away from an imminent collision without the possibility of striking a different ship instead. Read More »

8 structures burned in southern Arizona wildfire

Three firefighters and a fire engine have been dispatched to help combat the Encino Fire, which grew from 300 acres to 1,300 between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. Five homes have been destroyed and evacuations are being issued in Sonoita for a "rapidly-spreading" wildfire, according to a Facebook post from Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office. Read More »

Las Vegas ties record high temperature of 117 degrees

A notorious heat wave in 1990 brought consecutive days at 120 degrees, including the record of 122. High heat also means a plane climbs at a lower rate, said pilot Patrick Smith , author of the book " Cockpit Confidential ". There is a record-breaking #heatwave in #Arizona , and its effect will be felt in southwestern cities like Las Vegas and Phoenix with #Flights getting grounded. Read More »

Minnesota officials have released the dashcam footage showing Philando Castile's shooting

The dashcam footage was part of a case file the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released on Tuesday - four days after Yanez was found not guilty of second-degree manslaughter in the shooting . As Yanez shoots Castile , his partner, officer Joseph Kauser, can be seen leaping away from the vehicle. At his trial, Yanez testified that he believed Castile was reaching for his weapon and that he did not want to shoot at him. Read More »

'There are no winners here today,' prosecutor says after Michelle Carter conviction

Carter is not allowed to obtain a passport or leave MA, nor can she contact Roy's family. The judge made a decision to allow Carter to remain free on bail until her sentencing on August 3, however, she was ordered to have no contact with members of the Roy family, cannot apply for or obtain a passport, nor can she leave MA without permission from a judge. Read More »

Trump Mocks Democrats After Election Losses

Handel will succeed former Rep. Tom Price, whom Trump tapped as his secretary of health and human services earlier this year. The organization congratulated Handel via Twitter after the win , but noted that there was still "more work to do". Read More »

Waterspout comes ashore in Biloxi during Tropical Storm Cindy


CT, according to the National Hurricane Center . Maximum wind speeds were 50 miles per hour, a decrease from 60 miles per hour reported overnight. Cindy could bring 6 to 9 inches (15 to 23 centimeters) of rain across parts of Louisiana , Mississippi, Alabama and Florida, with some areas getting as much as 12 inches, the center said. Read More »

Michigan House OKs $56.7 billion budget

The measure would automatically enroll employees hired on or after February 1, 2018, in a 401 (k)-only plan unless they opt out and instead pay more of their salary toward a pension than current workers do. New teachers will get different retirement options than current school employees under a bill sent to Governor Rick Snyder . MI lawmakers have begun approving a $55.5 billion state budget after an agreement was struck between Republican leaders and Gov. Read More »

University of MI to introduce driverless shuttle service to north campus


The 15-passenger vehicles are being deployed in conjunction with Mcity , the University of Michigan-led partnership with autonomous private industry players that's created to bring driverless tech to market safely and quickly. Mcity also will track ridership and usage patterns, and survey users about their experience. The data gathered will help researchers understand how to design safer vehicles and how to operate them more efficiently. Read More »

Trump says China has failed on North Korea

North Korean officials sentenced him to 15 years of hard labor. Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as American concern grows over the North's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the US mainland. Read More »

Search for Escaped Inmate in Dermott


He is believed to have stolen a white 2013 Ford F-250 truck hauling a green John Deere lawn tractor from an area gas station with license plate number 764UZM. Police say that on January 17, Woodward led them on a chase where troopers rammed his pickup, shot out a tire and approached the vehicle with a police dog. Read More »

Will the Democrats' lawsuit against Trump work?


U.S. Senators Patrick Leahy (D-VT), Tom Udall (D-NM), and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) and U.S. Representatives Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Steve Cohen (D-TN), and Katherine Clark (D-MA) will also attend Tuesday's press conference. Gabbard said. Those suing the Trump administration say foreign policy decisions could be influenced by income generated by anything from renting ballrooms to foreign powers to renting office space in a Trump-owned property. Read More »

Trump says China has failed over North Korea

A public funeral service for a US student who was detained in North Korea and eventually released in a coma has been scheduled for Thursday at his hometown high school in Ohio. Eastern Vision, a Hong Kong-based tour company that specializes in travel for university students and new graduates, stopped taking United States citizens on tours to North Korea in early 2016, after Warmbier's arrest. Read More »

Trump travels to Iowa to talk Internet access, agriculture

While at Kirkwood, the President will go on a tour and also watch a demonstration from a recent Kirkwood grad, Rita Urmie. He's to see a demonstration of a "combine simulator" for students there. DES MOINES, Iowa-On Wednesday, President Donald Trump and former Iowa Governor-Turned Ambassador to China Terry Branstad will once again stand on Iowa soil. Read More »

Paramount withdraws from London theme park resort plan


LRCH chief executive Humphrey Percy said he wanted to thank Paramount and would be showing new plans for the site later this year. London Resort Company Holdings and Paramount could not be reached for comment. Humphrey Percy , CEO of LRCH, said in a statement: "We want to express our honest thanks to the many members of the Paramount team who have worked with us since we took over the Project in August 2013". Read More »

Community Responds to Release of Dash Camera Video


Anthony officer. Yeah, Yanez appears weepy and remorseful, but all of that emotion does not account for the lack of training that compelled the officer to shoot and kill a lawful gun owner, who told him he had a weapon. But now, the nation's attention has turned to newly-released dashcam footage , showing every moment of the deadly encounter. She can later be heard sobbing as more officers arrive at the scene. Read More »

Tropical Storm Bret forms in Atlantic off Venezuelan coast

Cindy is expected to near the Texas, Louisiana coast later today and move inland Thursday. Sabine Pilots, which guides ships in and out of the ports of Beaumont, Port Arthur, and Orange, Texas, suspended some operations on Wednesday, a spokesperson said. Read More »

President Donald Trump's legal plan built in his image: Fight, fight, fight

Sekulow noted that " Fox News Sunday " host Chris Wallace had pushed him hard on whether Trump is under investigation, "and his first question is have you been notified of an investigation, and the answer, as I said, is no". Mueller was tasked with taking over the executive branch's investigation into alleged Russian interference and potential collusion between Russia and Trump's associates. Read More »

AMBER Alert issued for Milton, Florida girl


Alanda McCoy is 3 feet tall, about 41 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes, officials said. Investigators believe she is with 27-year-old William Kavchak, also known as Billy. The vehicle is a green, 2007 Mercury Montego Florida tag Y53UNW. The auto may look light blue in color and there is a dent on the right front bumper. Read More »

Tropical storm expected to form today in Gulf of Mexico

Wednesday . The storm was moving northwest at almost 10 miles (17 km) per hour, and forecasters said they expect this motion to continue and landfall to be made along the Texas-Louisiana border, home to some of the nation's largest refineries. Read More »