Brunt of Tropical Storm Cindy will miss Palestine

The system, dubbed potential tropical cyclone 3, was about 325 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River early this morning with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and moving northwest at 8 mph. "We don't care about the tropical storm". "Hea... More..

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Otto Warmbier's death remains mystery as family declines autopsy

Thornton said the USA would seek "concrete cooperation" with China on getting North Korea to abandon its nuclear and missile programs and return to negotiations. Warmbier's death is "an outrage even by Nort...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Philando Castile warned officer he was armed, video shows

Officer Yanez instructs Mr Castile not to pull out his handgun before suddenly drawing his own weapon and firing seven rounds into the vehicle. Prosecutors claimed that Yanez did not see the gun and a...More..

Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Wounded congressman sends Father's Day message

The House Majority Whip's Twitter account has shared a touching tribute to him that encourages others to "take the time to be close with the ones you love" as he continues to recover from last week's shootin...More..

Governor urges lawmakers to end 'unnecessary' budget impasse
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Governor urges lawmakers to end 'unnecessary' budget impasse

Getting the Republican measure passed through the Democrat-controlled General Assembly will be near impossible, given Democrats' response. "Failure to act may cause permanent damage to our state that will t...More..

NY overturns law that allowed 14-year-olds to marry
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

NY overturns law that allowed 14-year-olds to marry

Globally, 15 million girls are married each year before the age of 18, according to Girls Not Brides , a global partnership opposed to child marriage . Now, the law expressly prohibits anyone under the age of...More..

As Sacramento Endures Record Breaking Heat, Cal-ISO Calls For Power Conservation
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

As Sacramento Endures Record Breaking Heat, Cal-ISO Calls For Power Conservation

A scorching heat wave has prompted the company that manages California's power grid to issue the first Flex Alert of 2017, in an effort to conserve electricity and lessen demand on the system. Peak usage for ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Clamping down, White House puts the 'brief' in its briefing

Pressed whether the president's advisers had viewed a bill, Spicer again said that he was unaware and added that he himself did not know "where we are in terms of a final plan". Those developments may have rein...More..

Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names

The list contained the names of Tennessee Rep. Scot Desjarlais, Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, Virginia Rep. Morgan Griffith , Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks , South Carolina Rep. "There are a number of different indications ...More..

Shooter went to Republican baseball practice with list of names
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Shooter went to Republican baseball practice with list of names

Scalise , 51, is among four people shot by a gunman at a House Republican baseball practice Wednesday in the Washington suburbs. Scalise, who underwent a third surgery Thursday, is listed in critical con...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

The three pillars of Republican health care reform: sabotage, speed, secrecy

One Republican Senator, Bob Corker, said at the time the bill had "zero" chance in the Senate . He reportedly said the Senate version of the bill should be "more generous ". It didn't help the optics af...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Amateur Radio 'Field Day'set for June 24-25

Since 1933 Ham radio operators across North America have established temporary ham radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio. "We have ways of making...More..

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

It has the look of a real ceiling: In the first round in April, Jon Ossoff won 48.12 percent ; on Tuesday, after spending millions more, he won 48.13 percent. Now, party officials, strategists and candidat...More..

Seattle teachers to hold rally demanding justice for Charleena Lyles
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Seattle teachers to hold rally demanding justice for Charleena Lyles

The transcript released by police late Monday shows that one of the officers also said " we need help " and they were facing "a woman with two knives". However, family members have described Lyles as suff...More..

Authorities Release Dashcam Video From Shooting Of Philando Castile
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Authorities Release Dashcam Video From Shooting Of Philando Castile

Anthony, Minn. The footage was released after Yanez on Friday was found not guilty on all charges in the shooting death of Castile . Castile's girlfriend, who was in the vehicle at the time of ...More..

Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

He said in an interview on "CBS This Morning" broadcast Tuesday that while it's not known for sure what happened, there can be speculation that North Korea made "unjust and cruel treatments" to Otto Warmbier ....More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

White House reporters left stunned by off-camera briefings

After reports surfaced that Spicer's role would soon change and he's searching for his own replacement, Bannon told Rosie Gray of The Atlantic that " Sean got fatter" as an explanation for why recent p...More..

Holcomb Fire Grows To 950 Acres, Still No Evacuation Orders
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Holcomb Fire Grows To 950 Acres, Still No Evacuation Orders

Rolling power outages caused by the Holcomb fire closed the doors to many businesses, including gas stations. Temperatures reached 89 degrees the mountain area on Monday, and were forecast to be just under ...More..

Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump tweetstorms wash away White House press briefings

The daily press briefings at the White House had become a must-watch event as Sean Spicer clashed with reporters while attempting to defend Donald Trump over his policies and controversial rhetoric. Comey...More..

Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump's legal plan quite simple so far: Fight, fight, fight

THE FACTS: You can decide whether to believe the lawyer or the president and the multiple unidentified sources who told The Washington Post that the special counsel's investigation had grown to include Tr...More..

Kushner, Greenblatt Expected Back in Israel for Renewed Peace Effort
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Kushner, Greenblatt Expected Back in Israel for Renewed Peace Effort

Mustafa Barghouti, a Palestinian leader involved in peace talks both with Israelis and internally, said Palestinians were skeptical of Kushner and Trump's team generally, as they saw the duo was close only to t...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

What we know about the Senate health-care bill

McConnell tapped a 13-member working group last month to hash out senators' differences over the House-passed American Health Care Act. If they don't act, Brady said that he is working with House Foreign Affair...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Seattle officer in pregnant woman's fatal shooting: "I don't have a taser"

Dash cam footage from the front of a police auto (0:00 - 7:14) shows two officers exiting a vehicle and walking towards and entering Bretter Family Place 3, the apartment building where Lyles lived with her c...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Boy killed by bear identified as Anchorage teen

Cooper's remains were airlifted from the scene, Alaska State Troopers said. A state park ranger shot a black bear found near Cooper's body but the animal ran off. "But right now I don't have any information...More..

Tropical storm could wind down over Lexington, Kentucky
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tropical storm could wind down over Lexington, Kentucky

The disturbance is getting better organized on its trek toward the coast will likely be upgraded to Tropical Storm Cindy before it makes landfall. The NHC's call came after satellite and surface observation...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee

While there may be more warrants in Tennessee , she relays to the inmate , Rutherford County is giving him to Georgia on the charges he faces for the deaths of the officers. They ran to a home set back on a...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Extreme heat grounds almost 50 regional flights out of Phoenix

The cancelations are due to heat rising above one of their smaller plane's "maximum operating temperature ". This increased to nearly 50, however, according to a statement from the airline sent to AZ Cent...More..

Trademarks that 'disparage' others allowed under First Amendment
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trademarks that 'disparage' others allowed under First Amendment

The band appealed after being denied trademark registration by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office on grounds the name disparages Asians. That case is now in appeal, with the appeal put on hold to await the Su...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Belgian authorities 'neutralize' individual after blast at train station

The Belgian Foreign Ministry said there is no indication of other incidents but the threat level remains at 3, which warns of a "possible and likely threat". Belgian soldiers shot a suspected assailant in d...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

US Senate adopts amendment on more sanctions against Russian Federation

The measure would require a green light from Congress in the event sanctions on Russian Federation are relaxed, suspended or terminated. However, aides in both the Senate and the House said they expected ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret tapes exist

According to Politico , Spicer and White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus are interviewing candidates for the press secretary role. The discussions on reorganizing the White House communications operatio...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Does Trump think Russia hacked the election? Spicer doesn't know

Despite a tempting offer by a Twitter user saying he would "Venmo any WH reporter $45 if they ask Spicer about Bannon saying he got fatter ", none of them did. I don't think that should come as any surpris...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

All Eyes on Georgia as Desperate Democrats Seek Win in Trump Era

Karen Handel, Republican candidate for Georgia's 6th congressional district talks to reporters during a campaign stop at Old Hickory House in Tucker, Ga., Monday, June 19, 2017. Despite Handel's half-hearted ...More..

by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Supreme Court to hear major gerrymandering case

Schimel had asked the Supreme Court to delay the drawing of new boundaries until after the court rules on the merits of the case . Republicans are the most frequent beneficiaries, largely because their suc...More..

Polls Close in Georgia Special House Election
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Polls Close in Georgia Special House Election

Those races were held in Georgia and SC on Tuesday, as well as Kansas and Montana . Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel are vying for the seat vacated by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom P...More..