Cosby trial judge tells jury to deliberate as long as willing

As the jurors quit for the night Wednesday, O'Neill praised their diligence as they weigh charges that could put Cosby in prison for the rest of his life. A deadlocked Pennsylvania jury battling to reach a verdict in Bill Cosby's sexual assaul... More..

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Trump says Congressman Scalise 'in some trouble' after shooting
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Trump says Congressman Scalise 'in some trouble' after shooting

Rep. Tom MacArthur canceled meetings to go to Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game for Charity , one of many lawmakers who made a special effort in response to the shooting Wednesday morning at the...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Scalise undergoes more surgery and will require 'additional operations'

Scott Applewhite, File). Ivanka Trump , joined by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and her two eldest children Arabella and Joseph Kushner, presented a $50,000 check from "Friends in the Trump Administratio...More..

Virginia shooting: Gun control debate reignites within hours of attack
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Virginia shooting: Gun control debate reignites within hours of attack

Casual gun violence and mass shootings are nothing new in America. "I've long talked about this", he said. The Pride Fund to End Gun Violence supports requiring background checks for all gun sales, prohib...More..

Binghamton Juneteenth Ceremony Commemorates End of Slavery Anniversary
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Binghamton Juneteenth Ceremony Commemorates End of Slavery Anniversary

There, celebrants heralded the end of slavery via the Emancipation Proclamation - read in its entirety as part of the ceremony - while acknowledging the vast contributions blacks have made, and will continue to...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Trump interviewed Robert Mueller for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Ryan closed the press event by saying that the reports of the president considering Mueller's termination are just rumors that are "creating a debate that is not occurring here". Reports are circulating that Tr...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Attorneys general in Maryland, DC file suit against Trump

On Monday, the District of Columbia government and the Maryland state government filed suit claiming that the Trump hotel in Washington , D.C., competes unfairly with government-owned conference centers ...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Trump 'confirms' he's under probe

The move by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III to investigate Trump's conduct marks a major turning point in the almost year-old FBI investigation, which until recently focused on Russian meddling during...More..

Virginia Governor Calls For Stricter Gun Controls After Shooting
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Virginia Governor Calls For Stricter Gun Controls After Shooting

Officers in Scalise's security detail wounded Hodgkinson, who was taken into custody and later died. "Back in Georgia [he] carries a 9-millimeter in his car.He had a clear shot at him". The hearing was cancel...More..

Deputy AG: 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Deputy AG: 'Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations'

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., right, chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, D-Va., left, listen as Attorney General Jeff Sessions testifies before the Senate Select...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein testifies in budget hearings

Several Trump-supporting media figures called for Robert Mueller to be fired; a Trump friend said the president was actually considering it; a Trump lawyer wouldn't rule it out; a conservative newspaper sug...More..

List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

List of Republican congressmen found with baseball practice shoo

Among the many remaining questions is whether Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old unemployed home inspector from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Ill., had long planned Wednesday's assault and possibly studied the m...More..

Steve Scalise condition improves after surgery
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Steve Scalise condition improves after surgery

As his colleagues played baseball in his honor Thursday evening, MedStar Washington Hospital Center medical gave an update on Rep. Steve Scalise, who remains in critical condition but has improved. "We have...More..

US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

US Rep. Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' after shooting

He also says that Scalise received many units of transfused blood for hemorrhaging. "He's in some trouble". Scalise was shot during a mass shooting at a baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia. After the ...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Mueller investigating Jared Kushner's business dealings

According to the Washington Post , Special Counsel Robert Mueller is investigating the business dealings of Jared Kushner , a former NY real estate developer who now serves as special adviser to his father...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Leaderboard logjam at US Open as top names miss cut

Then he exited stage left, stopped to sign a couple golf balls for the patrolmen who followed him for the second round, and checked his cell phone as he walked up the hill and toward the locker room for the las...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Warriors release statement on possible White House visit

Kerr talked about everything from the differences in feeling after winning the title this year and in 2015 to the decision his team may have to make on visiting the White House. "We hadn't talked about it much,...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

Thompson offered his appreciation for the bravery of the U.S. Capitol Police. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File). Representative Joe Barton of Texas accepted the trophy on Scalise's behalf. According to Sav...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Michelle Carter found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

Reckless text messages caused a man's death and are sending a woman to prison. Carter , who was 17 at the time , was charged as a youthful offender, meaning she will be charged as an adult. Martin Healy, ...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

The FBI recovered a list of Republican names in his pocket, according to law enforcement sources, strongly suggesting that the attack was a premeditated mass assassination attempt. Hodgkinson was injured in a...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Doctors: Scalise in critical condition but they are 'encouraged' by his improvement

Dr. Jack Sava of MedStar Washington Hospital Center said it's a "good possibility" that the Louisiana Republican will be able to return to work in his full capacity. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot m...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Trump's follies distract while Mitch McConnell brews healthcare poison

Senator John Thune , the No. 3 Republican in the Senate, who attended the lunch meeting, said Trump was open to suggestions that some federal cost-sharing payments to health insurers under Obamacare contin...More..

What did Trump change about the Cuba policy?
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

What did Trump change about the Cuba policy?

Under the revised travel policy, US officials say there will be tighter enforcement to make sure Americans legally fit the 12 authorized categories they claim to be traveling under, which could spook many visit...More..

Trump friend says president 'considering' firing special counsel Mueller
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Trump friend says president 'considering' firing special counsel Mueller

Democrat Adam Schiff, a high-ranking member of the House intelligence committee, said if Trump were fired, Congress would bring him right back as independent counsel. Apparently referring to Federal Election C...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Tennessee "hero" says Georgia fugitives surrendered to him

Donnie Rowe , 43, and Ricky DuBose , 24, allegedly killed the two correctional officers in Georgia while they were being transferred to another facility by transport bus. "We need the eyes and ears of everyb...More..

Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Climate Agreement
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Hawaii Passes Law Committing to Paris Climate Agreement

As part of the Paris Agreement, the US took on a leadership role in driving clean energy innovation, as well as monitoring other countries' progress and ensuring transparency. President Donald Trump had on Ju...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Amazon Inks Its Biggest Deal, Buying Whole Foods for $13.7B

The deal comes after Seattle-based Amazon spent almost a decade trying to find a way into the fresh-food delivery business through various endeavours, without much success. Whole Foods Market is a leading na...More..

Seven sailors missing after U.S. destroyer collides with container ship
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Seven sailors missing after U.S. destroyer collides with container ship

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald , damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, arrives at the USA naval base in Yokosuka, south of Tokyo, Japan June 17, 2017....More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Eoin Morgan vows England will 'stay true' to beliefs

Joe Root accepted England had missed a "golden chance" to end their long wait for a maiden one-day worldwide title after a crushing eight-wicket Champions Trophy semi-final defeat by Pakistan . "Stop givi...More..

Trump calls for return of most wanted fugitive from Cuba
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Trump calls for return of most wanted fugitive from Cuba

Diplomatic relations will remain in tact and commercial air and sea links will be exempted from the new restrictions. The past two years has shown that the two countries, as Cuban President Raul Castro has ...More..

Senate approves new sanctions over Russia's meddling in U.S. election
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Senate approves new sanctions over Russia's meddling in U.S. election

The sanctions against Russian Federation are "in response to the violation of the territorial integrity of the Ukraine and Crimea, its brazen cyber-attacks and interference in elections, and its continuing aggr...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

LSU names Scalise honorary CWS coach, will send game ball

We're going to have to play our best against them". All of them have been here as head coaches at least once since 2011, and they have changed their CWS styles over the years. Schlossnagle said last year's ex...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

He said doctors have turned down Scalise's sedation levels enough that he has been able to respond to visiting family members. Scalise, the third-ranking GOP leader in the House, "continues to show signs of i...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

The Michelle Carter case

The night of his death, Carter encouraged him to get back inside the truck after he revealed he was scared and had gotten out. "A lot of times when there are significant legal issues such as this, or you ha...More..

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Tougher Trump line toward Cuba delights hardliners on island

As another member of the group, Bolivian President Evo Morales also expressed his full support for the Cuban people and their government in the face of the policy reversal. "We won't lift sanctions on the Cuban...More..