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Castile supporters gather at Minnesota court

Yanez testified that he meant only that he didn't see the gun at first. Castile told the officer he had a gun but failed to tell him that he had a permit to carry it, Gray explained to jurors. Noting that there was no damage to Castile's pocket or gun, Paulsen said that Castile's finger could not have been on the gun when he was shot. Delivered at 11 a.m. Read More »

Vigil held in Grand Rapids for Pulse nightclub shooting victims

Survivors and victims had gathered privately at Pulse at 2:02 am (EST) to mark the exact moment that gunman Omar Mateen , 29, opened fire during the club's popular Latin night. A foot race was held over the weekend, and eight gay and lesbian students were awarded $4,900 toward their college studies by a local businessman. One year later, Murrieta reflected on the tragedy. Read More »

Trump to host S.Korea's Moon for White House talks

It added: "The DPRK is about 10,400km far away from NY". This is because its hostile policy will end in futile when the DPRK conducts the test-fire of ICBM capable of precisely striking any place of the USA mainland. It marked the fifth missile test-fire by Pyongyang since the South's liberal President Moon Jae-in took office in May. North Korea's state-run Korean Central TV Broadcasting Station aired two satellite images of the THAAD deployment site and the ballistic missile defense ... Read More »

$0.16 EPS Expected for WPX Energy, Inc. (WPX) This Quarter

Cadence Capital Management LLC now owns 10,821 shares of the oil and gas producer's stock valued at $158,000 after buying an additional 308 shares in the last quarter. Baird to "Outperform". Analysts have a mean recommendation of 2.70 on this stock (A rating of less than 2 means buy, "hold" within the 3 range, "sell" within the 4 range, and "strong sell" within the 5 range). Read More »

Historical issues blocking ties with Japan: Moon

President Donald Trump will host his newly-elected South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in in Washington later this month, the White House announced Tuesday. The THAAD deployment, however, has angered China because the system's long-range AN/TPY-2 radar has the ability to peer into Chinese territory. North Korea has about 300 unmanned aerial vehicles at its disposal, including seven models that range from reconnaissance to combat purposes, according to a 2016 assessment by intelligence analyst ... Read More »

Warriors beat Cavs 129-120 to win National Basketball Association title

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Durant looked like he might get his third early in the second when he hit James on the head as the Cavs leader drove for two but the call never came and Durant avoided what would have been a seat on the bench for the remainder of the half. "Getting that first championship was for me like having my first son". Durant drove left, right and down the middle, knocked down 3-pointers, dished and dunked. Read More »

Trump considering firing Russian Federation investigation leader

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Mr Ruddy said he spoke to the President on Friday. Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, an informal Trump adviser, tweeted Monday, "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair". Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he will "defend the integrity" of the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the USA elections. Read More »

G7 Italy summit ends without USA pledge on Paris climate pact

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The coalition aims to uphold USA commitments under the Paris Agreement , and it also says it wants to meet or exceed the Clean Power Plan, an Obama-era EPA rule on power plant emissions. So perhaps the United States will be a footnote again. The decision earlier this month by U.S. President Donald Trump to drop out of the climate pact appears to have cracked open a policy fissure between the U.S. Read More »

Trump Friend Says President Weighing Firing Counsel Probing Russia Ties

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House Speaker Paul Ryan says the White House and President Donald Trump should let the special counsel's investigation continue, and await vindication. Mr. Trump, Ruddy said, "was looking at him potentially to become the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director". 'Time to rethink, ' he tweeted Monday, citing Mueller's hiring decisions and Comey's admission that he had passed along notes he'd taken of his private conversations with Trump in order to force the appointment of special ... Read More »

Spotsylvania Legion auxiliary celebrates Flag Day

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Flags no longer fit for display can not simply be discarded in the trash; they must be destroyed in a dignified manner, according to the U.S. Flag Code. The Loveland Elks Lodge will hold its annual flag retiring ceremony on Wednesday in honor of Flag Day. With the help of Boy Scouts of America and ROTC, attendees will get to see each of the 26 official American flags presented as well as other historical flags such as the yellow "Don't Tread on Me" Gadsden flag. Read More »

Trump takes second crack at a pivot next week with apprentice push

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The Trump administration asked federal agencies and departments to remove regulations that could be an obstacle to apprenticeship programs as part of a White House effort to improve workforce development. Acosta said CEOs are open to the idea because they are having trouble finding employees with the right skill sets to fill certain positions. Right now, the USA labor secretary said only 3 percent of the American workforce are apprenticeship graduates. Read More »

Attorney General Sessions To Talk Publicly To US Senate Panel

Pressure mounted at the start of the week following reports that Sessions offered his resignation to Trump because the President blamed Sessions for exacerbating his Russian Federation problems by recusing himself from the probe. "When I talked to him and said, 'You have to be between me and the president, and that's incredibly important, ' and I forget my exact words, I passed along the president's message about the importance of aggressively pursuing leaks of classified ... Read More »

Trump to Take Questions at News Conference One Day After Comey Testimony

One of the many interesting revelations that came out of the questioning was that Comey acknowledged highly publicized memos containing notes from Comey's conversations with Trump while he was serving as Federal Bureau of Investigation director were deliberately leaked to the New York Times at Comey's request . Read More »

Trump Offers to Testify That Comey Committed Perjury

Mr Trump's team, led by his personal lawyer, Marc E Kasowitz, on Friday was preparing a counterattack on Mr Comey based in part on his admission that he arranged the leak of his account of the conversation with Mr Trump in which he says the president suggested the FBI halt its investigation into Michael Flynn , the former national security adviser. Read More »

Iran police kills four IS suspects in Hormuzgan province

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The ministry did not identify the men's home towns or say how they were able to evade authorities. The report called the detainees "elements of the Wahhabi IS group", and said they were involved in operations, communication and logistics for the local Islamic State cell. Read More »

Trump Goes After 'Fake News Media,' 9th Circuit on Twitter

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While Trump has disputed reports about claims by former FBI director James Comey - who told the Senate last week he believes Trump fired him because he refused to drop the Russian Federation investigation - the president has also tried to shift the focus to Comey's criticism of Lynch. Read More »

Finally a chance for rain

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While it will be hot and humid, we won't be 100% sunny as in days' past. Isolated storms should develop with the heat of the day, but as the name suggests, any activity remains hit-or-miss in nature. Hot, humid, afternoon storms, then repeat! Clouds clear for Sunday as warm front dissipates. The high will be 89 after a morning low of 70. Higher rain chances return to Green Country and become more widespread moving through the rest of the work week. Read More »

Cosby trial: Defence rests after one witness

He said Cosby may be flawed, but he's not a criminal. Constand testified in firm and clear words over two days last week that Cosby , a powerful alum at the university, mentored her and then took advantage of her at his home in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Read More »

Hundreds honor victims of worst mass shooting in United States history

He killed 50 people - including himself - and left more than 50 injured. These victims were remembered from the Panhandle to the Shenandoah Valley. Xavier Guzman, 27, said that as a Latino gay man, like numerous Pulse victims, he felt like he could have been one of them. How will you celebrate Pride? "Get over it. Read More »

Collins: Trump should give clear answer on Comey tapes

If he was anxious about being trapped by inconsistencies between his written work product and his testimony yesterday, he could have asked Richman to claim that the details of what Trump said were told to him by Comey, not shared via a document. Read More »

3 robbers shot, 2 fatally, by California shop owner

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The owner of a Southern California auto audio shop killed two men and injured a third when they tried to rob the business at gunpoint, police said Tuesday. A section of Rosecrans remained closed Tuesday morning as the investigation continued at the scene, where several weapons were recovered. A security guard who works in the area told KTLA that businesses have had issues with people jumping over fences to steal items. Read More »

Jason Peters wants Eagles to rework his contract

Peters, who is under contract through 2018 but carries a cap hit of $11.7 million this season, and $11.25 million next season, says that he hasn't given much thought to his future beyond this season. Peters, who turned 35 in January, now has one year left on his deal after 2017. "I understand it's business. They are going to send you the lowest bid they can", Peters said. Read More »

Trump goes on offensive against ex-FBI chief, calling him a 'leaker'

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says she has concerns about President Donald Trump's "fitness for office" - and thinks he needs more sleep. It remains unclear whether Comey did anything wrong with the memos since the leak occurred after he was sacked and the information in question was unclassified. Read More »