Pennsylvania gerrymander gave GOP boost, AP analysis finds

House races and about 4,700 state House and Assembly races past year using a new statistical method of calculating partisan advantage created to detect potential political gerrymandering. In past years, a lack of competition let Republicans pool reso... More..

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Philando Castile's family reaches $3 million settlement in his death
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Philando Castile's family reaches $3 million settlement in his death

Anthony, Minnesota and Castile's family have announced that the parties have reached a settlement of $3 million. That rage and anguish was further amplified after St. The squad auto footage that captured the ...More..

Andre Roberson named to NBA All-Defensive Second Team
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Andre Roberson named to NBA All-Defensive Second Team

He has never won a Defensive Player of the Year award, but is the favorite for 2016-17. Thunder guard/forward Andre Roberson was announced as a member of the NBA's All-Defensive Second Team on Monday. Embii...More..

CWS: Oregon State's run ends with a 6-1 loss to LSU
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

CWS: Oregon State's run ends with a 6-1 loss to LSU

College baseball powerhouses LSU and Florida will meet in the championship final following Saturday's wins over Oregon State and TCU, respectively at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha . The ball bounced left off...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Spicer Won't Comment on His White House Future

Reporters that cover the White House have grown frustrated by the fewer number of briefings , which have traditionally been held daily and on-camera. "I think we have done a very good job of not just providing...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Parts Of President Trump's Travel Ban To Take Effect

As a result, people who do not have a bona fide relationship with a person or entity in the United States would be denied entry once the order takes effect within 72 hours . He said in a statement ...More..

Austin Fire Department issues fireworks warning
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Austin Fire Department issues fireworks warning

However, while fireworks can be fun to watch, they can be just as risky if not used properly. The fire marshal's office reports that Kansas had 123 fireworks-related visits to emergency rooms in 2016, down fr...More..

Leonard, Green earn National Basketball Association all-defensive honors
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Leonard, Green earn National Basketball Association all-defensive honors

Heat center Hassan Whiteside did not receive an honor that is very important to him. Two of the linchpins of the Spurs defense were honored by the National Basketball Association on Monday. Green was key ...More..

Fischer to CA: Louisville should not be included in travel ban
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fischer to CA: Louisville should not be included in travel ban

California Attorney General Xavier Bacerra announced on Thursday he is prohibiting state-funded and state-sponsored travel to Alabama, Kentucky, South Dakota and Texas - joining the ranks of Kansas, Mississip...More..

Vikings player Floyd expected to appear in Arizona court
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Vikings player Floyd expected to appear in Arizona court

Hendrix gave Floyd the option to serve his day in jail and finish his house arrest in Arizona or Minnesota. He was on day 91 of his house arrest at the time he tested positive for alcohol . "After falling asle...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Senior GOP senator seeks 'path' for resolving Qatar crisis

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Sunday encouraged Qatar and the Arab countries boycotting it to meet and resolve a diplomatic row that has put its Gulf allies at odds. Tillerson said that the " series of re...More..

Police arrest one suspect in NOLA robbery caught on video
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Police arrest one suspect in NOLA robbery caught on video

The first victim was punched in the head, tackled and then held in a chokehold while the other suspect strikes the second victim in the head, knocking him facedown to the ground, video shows. The four assailant...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Pharmacy head to be sentenced in deadly meningitis outbreak

Cadden was convicted of racketeering, conspiracy and mail fraud charges and was sentenced Monday in Federal Court in Boston to nine years in prison. "Under his direction, employees assured customers that they w...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

United States mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energy

The conference supported the Paris agreement, and according to preliminary results released Saturday morning from an ongoing nationwide survey, the vast majority of USA mayors want to work together and with the...More..

Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

Phillips contends the law violated his rights to freedom of speech and free exercise of religion under the U.S. Constitution's First Amendment. The high court decided on Monday to grant an appeal in the ca...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban, agreeing to hear arguments this fall

A "bona fide" or "familial" relationship with a United States citizen is now required for travellers and refugees from Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen wanting to enter the country in ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Girl's actions caused her to fall from NY park ride

Authorities say a 14-year-old girl's actions caused her to fall from a NY amusement park ride and land in the arms of bystanders. Matthew Howard Sr. The gondola-style ride spans about several hundred feet acr...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

The Warren County Sheriff's Office says the 14-year-old victim doesn't have any serious injuries and remains at Albany Medical Center. The State Department of Labor cleared it for operation, but the park ...More..

Dave Grohl Dedicates 'My Hero' To A Naked Man In Glastonbury Crowd
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Dave Grohl Dedicates 'My Hero' To A Naked Man In Glastonbury Crowd

But who made the best-dressed list this year? Eavis said: "We have no plans to stop doing [Glastonbury], but we want to try something in another location away from the farm, possibly in 2021". Plus, Barry Gi...More..

DC, Maryland Officials Hit President Trump With Lawsuit
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

DC, Maryland Officials Hit President Trump With Lawsuit

The case by Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh , both Democrats , has a better chance in court as the first government action over allegations that Trump , a Republican, violated the Constitu...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Idaho politics is a deep shade of red

The AP analyzed 2016 election results using a formula comparing the statewide average share of the vote that a party receives in each district with the statewide percentage of seats it wins. In 2011, Republican...More..

BMW X3 revealed ahead of 2017 Australian debut
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

BMW X3 revealed ahead of 2017 Australian debut

Yet while the outside could be described as a gentle evolution of the previous X3, it's on the inside where the new vehicle stretches ahead of its predecessor. As the third-generation X3, the SUV is now using...More..

Conway Defends GOP Health Care Bill: 'ObamaCare Has Robbed People of Choices'
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Conway Defends GOP Health Care Bill: 'ObamaCare Has Robbed People of Choices'

Appearing on ABC "This Week" program, Conway faced tough questions about steep cuts to Medicaid in the Better Health Care Act ― the bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act that Senate Republican leaders re...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Donald Trump says Congress not 'that far off' passing Obamacare replacement

He acknowledged the bill has critics: "Some people have been more public about concerns but said they want to get to yes". In fact, Democrats, including President Barack Obama when he was in office, have ...More..

Girl survives 7.5m fall from NY amusement ride
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Girl survives 7.5m fall from NY amusement ride

Mr Howard, 47, and his 21-year-old daughter, Leeann Winchell, ran over and positioned themselves under the girl as the ride stopped and park security officials came running. "As part of our annual practice an e...More..

Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Philando Castile family reaches $3M settlement in death

This video tells a terrible story of grief, fear, anger and helplessness. "I was stunned", said Glenda Hatchett, a former judge who is representing Castile's family. In an article by City Pages titled: "Phi...More..

Girl killed, father hurt when struck by boat on Texas lake
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Girl killed, father hurt when struck by boat on Texas lake

His bond is set at $150,000. A call was placed to Temple Police at around 6:47 p.m.in regards to a house boat was backing up in the water, where the girl was caught in the propeller of the boat. Members of th...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Senate Votes to Impose New Sanctions on Russian Federation, 97-2

They also could include creation of a process that would require Congress to review, and potentially block, any effort by the White House to ease sanctions on Russian Federation. The White House has not ...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Legal Analysis on Big Court Win for Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey

The death of Halbach and the conviction of Avery and Dassey placed Manitowoc County in the national spotlight. A court a level below the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in favor of Making a Murderer's Brendan...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Space X rocket with 10 Iridium satellites launches from Vandenberg

PDT, SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit for Iridium , a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications. "Now that we're into the launch phase aft...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Vectren Dayton Air Show ends on a high note

The pilot, Capt. Erik Gonsalves, had more than 1,600 flight hours, as well as combat experience, Heard said . According to Heard, the Thunderbirds' performance scheduled for Saturday has been canceled, whi...More..

'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

'No Cuts to Medicaid': Disabled Protesters Carried Away From McConnell's Office

According to CNN.com :"Forty-three protesters were arrested and charged with "crowding, obstructing, or incommoding", Capitol Police said in a statement ". So far, five Republican senators have said they wi...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Great Barrier Reef a A$56b asset 'too big to fail'

The asset value of the reef, broken down, is estimated at $29 billion in value for visiting tourists; $24 billion for Australians who have not yet visited, but value knowing it exists, and $3 billion in value...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Milwaukee Cop Acquitted In Fatal Shooting Of Sylville Smith

A former Milwaukee police officer has been acquitted of reckless homicide in the fatal shooting a black man that sparked riots last summer. Heaggan-Brown, 25, was charged in December with first-degree reckl...More..

Protesters in wheelchairs physically removed from McConnell's office over Medicaid cuts
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Protesters in wheelchairs physically removed from McConnell's office over Medicaid cuts

Around 60 protesters showed up to the protest holding signs bearing anti-AHCA slogans and chanted "Don't Touch Medicaid ". Heller is the fifth GOP senator to declare his opposition. The bill slashes M...More..