Senate Backs Sanctions on Russian Federation over US Election Hacking

Democrats insisted that the Congress should also respond to Russia's aggressions, including its annexation of Ukraine, attacks in Syria and interference in the US election. The amendment was crafted by Senate Foreign Relations Chairman Bob Corker ... More..

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Australia suspends air operations over Syria as conflict escalates
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Australia suspends air operations over Syria as conflict escalates

The F-15 plane downed the drone around 00:30 on Tuesday (21:30 GMT Monday) north-east of Tanf, according to a U.S. military statement . The statement said the location was close to where another "pro-reg...More..

House to debate revamp of recreational pot law
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

House to debate revamp of recreational pot law

The voter-approved law included specific language stating that a prior conviction for a marijuana-related offense can not, by itself, exclude an individual from being licensed to operate a cannabis business or ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

Despite the fact that the investigators, including Special Counsel Robert Mueller, are planning to follow the growing amount of evidence that shows possible presidential obstruction of justice and questionable ...More..

The FBI found the Virginia shooter's storage unit, and discovered something chilling
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

The FBI found the Virginia shooter's storage unit, and discovered something chilling

June 21, 2017. Investigators also found that Hodgkinson had visited his unit at a storage facility more than 43 times from April to June. He fired 60 shots during the attack, striking House Majority Wh...More..

Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

Hodgkinson had a piece of paper with the names of six members of Congress written on it, Slater said , but the note lacked any further context and there was no evidence from his computer, phone or other belon...More..

Uber to allow tips for drivers in policy shift
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Uber to allow tips for drivers in policy shift

Lyft , which is Uber's chief ride-services competitor in the United States, has always allowed drivers to collect tips through its app. Lyft said on Monday its drivers have collected a total of $ 250 ...More..

Supreme Court Ruling in Gerrymandering Case Would Have Far-Reaching Effects
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Supreme Court Ruling in Gerrymandering Case Would Have Far-Reaching Effects

The justices may have given an early sense for which way they're leaning, issuing an order halting a lower court's ruling that had demanded Wisconsin redraw its maps by November. The lower court ruled that the ...More..

Former Homeland Security Secretary testifies on Russian election interference
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Former Homeland Security Secretary testifies on Russian election interference

Jeanette Manfra of the Department of Homeland Security ( DHS ) refused to identify the states during her testimony before a Senate panel, citing confidentiality agreements. He said his recollection is that...More..

Restraint evident in Castile protests
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Restraint evident in Castile protests

The officer ordered Castile not to draw it out, with Castile repeatedly saying he was not reaching for it. Yanez shot him seven times, claiming he feared for his safety. A rally at the state capitol on Fr...More..

Trump Urges Senate to Craft a Healthcare Plan 'With Heart'
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump Urges Senate to Craft a Healthcare Plan 'With Heart'

Trump's reasoning appeared to contradict previous rhetoric on which he ran his presidential campaign. Trump had called the House's version of the legislation " mean " in a meeting with several Republican se...More..

Even Republicans in the dark on health care plan
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Even Republicans in the dark on health care plan

But the comment belies the celebratory Rose Garden ceremony Trump hosted earlier this year when the House passed the bill and the President championed it as "incredibly well crafted" and "terrific". While the b...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump calls for stricter limits on welfare for immigrants

The new measure will stipulate that "those seeking admission into our country must be able to support themselves financially and should not use welfare for a period of at least five years", Trump said as the cr...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

The US Senate voted to toughen sanctions against Russian Federation

Mueller is investigating alleged Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Adopted overwhelmingly as an amendment to an Iran sanctions bill...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Police shooting videos don't mean justice for black people

In the video, you can see Yanez coming up to the auto and saying, "Your break lights are out", informing Castile that one break light is out, as Diamond Reynolds claimed. Seconds later, Yanez testified ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Report of major California earthquake was false alarm

The Los Angeles Times was put in an especially bad spot. Dr. Lucy Jones, a seismologist and USGS Scientist Emerita, said that a software glitch is to blame. The USGS quickly issued a correction that no re...More..

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Fleury leads Vegas Golden Knights' expansion draft choices

In a league where meaningful transactions have diminished over the years - boxed in by the hard salary cap, the mentality of hockey players, the relative safety of conservatism - any excuse to actually talk a...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Timeline of events before, during MI airport stabbing

The suspect was identified as a Canadian resident, Xinhua news agency reported. Lt. Jeff Neville with the Bishop International Airport police underwent surgery and his condition was upgraded from critical...More..

Central Texas expecting minimal impact from Tropical Storm Cindy
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Central Texas expecting minimal impact from Tropical Storm Cindy

Its maximum sustained winds are near 40 miles per hour (64 kph) with weakening expected to begin later in the day. A tropical storm warning that had extended from the Florida border west to Texas was scaled b...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Father of slain US Muslim teen urges love

Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin Roessler Jr. has spoken with The Associated Press about the possibility of a hate crime investigation in the beating death of Muslim teenager Nabra Hassanen in Virginia. Amid...More..

Triple-A team moving from Colorado Springs to San Antonio
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Triple-A team moving from Colorado Springs to San Antonio

Elmore said that the support has been fantastic from the Amarillo community. "I am glad there will be two more seasons in Helena and I will cherish them". We understand the reasoning. Helena , which was a ...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

The Fire At Nabra Hassanen's Memorial Wasn't Directed At Her, Police Say

Police said Hassanen and a group of friends were walking to a mosque in the early hours of the morning Sunday when they were approached by an irate Martinez-Torres inside his auto. A Hassanen family spokesman...More..

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

The center of the storm will likely move to the north of North Carolina, but will still bring heavy rains to the area. On Thursday, widespread showers and thunderstorms are expected throughout northern Alabam...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Rep. Quigley: Kushner's clearance 'absolutely' should be suspended

The questions for Flynn's legal team come as another batch of congressional investigators have begun looking into discrepancies between reports of Flynn's trips to the Middle East in 2015 - including one tr...More..

Otto Warmbier 'brutalised' in North Korean prison
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Otto Warmbier 'brutalised' in North Korean prison

Fred Warmbier (WORM'-bir) told Fox News' Tucker Carlson on Wednesday from his OH home that his son, Otto, "is not in great shape right now". " North Korea is a pariah regime, they're brutal (feed loses qual...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Pope meets with National Football League delegation, urges 'culture of encounter'

Those who met the pope included Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones , who is due to be inducted into the Hall of Fame in August, and six previous Hall of Fame inductees including Ronnie Lott , Franco Harris an...More..

Heat wave rolls across Southwest
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Heat wave rolls across Southwest

The record high was 122 degrees on June 26, 1990 . The forecast of Tuesday for Phoenix included a high of 120 degrees, and the flights affected were to take off between 3 and 6 p.m. American Airlines s...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Bill Cosby's attorney anxious about comedian's health

At the time of the alleged assault, Constand was the director of women's basketball at Temple University, where the actor sat on the board of trustees. Constand". The defense had more trouble trying to discre...More..

Russian Federation says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Russian Federation says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

But reiterated their willingness to continue a "respectful and cooperative dialogue". More than two years ago, then President Barack Obama announced plans to " normalize relations " between the US and Cub...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Speaker Ryan Guarantees Tax Reform Will Get Done In 2017

Ryan said Wednesday that "we haven't settled on exactly the terms of the budget resolution yet". Temporary tax reform measures have been widely discussed as a means of getting around procedural rules in Congr...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Louisiana governor declares a state of emergency

The ground is already saturated, the National Weather Service in Raleigh says, and that means more wet weather could bring flooding again to the area. Tropical Storm Cindy is expected to curve to the left to...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Minnesota Releases Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

U nlike Ms Reynolds' video, the squad auto video shows the situation's quick escalation and the shooting itself. "Okay", Yanez says . " Don't reach for it then". As Yanez repeats, " Don't pull it out ",...More..

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Man, woman found dead with gunshot wounds on Chicago Skyway

Police spokesman Officer Ron Gaines says the man was shot in the head and the woman was shot in the back, and both were found unresponsive at the scene. According to WGN , a male victim was shot in the head and...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

What you should know about apprenticeships, Trump's answer to the skills gap

The administration did not mention any new money Thursday, but sources said it plans to announce an allocation of up to $200 million, which would be more than double the $90 million for apprenticeships in...More..

by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Trump decries 'brutal' North Korea as student dies

President Donald Trump said on Monday that a "lot of bad things happened" to Mr Warmbier at the hands of the "brutal regime ". President Trump called the death of Otto Warmbier , an American student f...More..