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Anthony To Dismiss Officer Yanez Following Verdict


Meanwhile, Ms. Reynolds testified in court, that Mr. Castile had been trying to cooperate and reach for only his driver's license. "I didn't want to shoot Mr. "I trust him as a partner, and he did what he's supposed to do in that situation". During the trial, Kauser defended Yanez, his former partner. The police department fired the officer who fatally shot Philando Castile Friday, the same day that a jury cleared him of all manslaughter charges. Read More »

Southern Baptists vote to decry 'alt-right white supremacy' after heated dispute

The eventual decision, which was met with a standing ovation as about 5,000 delegates or "messengers" voted at their annual convention, exposed divisions within the SBC . "I think Southern Baptists want to get it right". Pictured: Barrett Duke , chairman of the 2017 Committee on Resolutions. "We've chosen to partner in total, unrelenting pursuit of our nation's next great awakening", Laurie said. Read More »

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy


She also said she didn't know exactly who was shot on Wednesday, but she is sorry that he did this. "It's the Greedy One Percenters". Weaver also noted there were thousands of Sanders volunteers across the country. The weapons had been legally purchased, the Federal Bureau of Investigation reported . According to the newspaper, Hodgkinson had a number of arrests on charges including driving under the influence, resisting a peace officer and eluding police. Read More »

Democrats in Congress to sue Trump

The government's response to that lawsuit cited business activity with foreign countries by presidents going back to George Washington . Attorneys general in Washington D.C. They also contended that even if the president had violated the Constitution as his opponents allege , it is up to Congress to take action, not a federal court. Read More »

Two girls shot at Chicago elementary school


Langford says the children were taken to Comer Children's Hospital in serious condition. The girls were hospitalized with non-life-threatening wounds. "These little kids out here are out here trying to have an end-of-the-year picnic and they get shot?" Police News Affairs said officers responded to a call of shots fired and "discovered two juveniles shot" outside the school. Read More »

James Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Donald Trump: Legal experts


When he was asked would he be willing to testify under oath to give his version of his interactions with Comey, Trump replied, "100 percent". "Well, I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future", he said . He further denied ever asking Comey for his "loyalty", contradicting Comey's detailed sworn testimony about a private dinner the two men had in the White House . Read More »

OR is first to offer third gender option on official IDs


OR didn't need legislative approval for its measure, the Oregonian reports , because it doesn't have a law requiring people to identify as male or female on their licenses. "And then I'll no doubt stand out front of the building, or sit in the vehicle, and cry". "Of the 83 comments , both written and oral, only 12 were opposed to the ruling". Read More »

Tearful Kathy Griffin says she won't stop criticizing Donald Trump


Kathy Griffin said has received death threats in the fallout from posing with a likeness of President Donald Trump's severed head. Griffin addressed the backlash that followed the photo being published on Tuesday, telling reporters her career is over after she says the Trump family systematically "mobilized their armies" against her. Read More »

$75M bond set for Ohio man accused of killing 5 people


Brickman is also charged in the deaths of a Stark County couple - Rogell Eugene John, 71, and his wife Roberta Ray John, 64 - who were found dead Monday afternoon in their Lake Township home. "They were acquaintances", Loeding said. "I don't know why he did it, but it shouldn't have happened". "There's so many scenarios that play over and over in your mind but I would have rather been there and have him get me, and let them all live then then what happened". Read More »

Police identify mother, 2 daughters found dead at Ohio home

Police are investigating a double homicide after an OH couple returning from vacation has been found dead in their home. Their bodies were found Sunday. He found the couple in their bedroom and called 911. Maier said at the news conference that the Johns had returned just the day before from a vacation. Read More »

3 of the 4 inmates who escaped Okla. jail captured


Sometime between 1 a.m. and 4 a.m. on Monday, Jeremy Tyson Irvin, 31; Brian Allen Moody, 23; Sonny Baker, 41; and Trey Glenn Goodnight, 27 escaped out of the Lincoln County Jail using the ventilation system. The Pottawatomie County Sheriff's Office said anyone with information is urged to call the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office at 405-258-1191. Fishermen first spotted the two escapees about 9 p.m. Read More »

Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting


Several congressmen at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria praised the Capitol Police officers who engaged Hodgkinson, including two who were injured. Matt Mika , a lobbyist for Tyson Foods who sometimes practices with the team, was also identified as one of the victims. Trump added that he visited Scalise and his family at the hospital Wednesday night, and "reassured them that the entire country is pulling for them, praying for them". Read More »

Trump policy to take harder line on Cuba


The new policy has come together after contentious meetings within the administration. Another official told the Associated Press the United States embassy in Havana will remain open but trade with any Cuban entity linked to the military will be banned. Read More »

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year


Investigators have reason to believe Jeffs was in the area for at least two weeks and living out of his vehicle, Barnhart said, adding that he appeared to have "limited resources". South Dakota Department of Public Safety spokesman Tony Mangan said that the state Highway Patrol was asked to respond Wednesday to an undisclosed scene and transported Jeffs to Sioux Falls at the request of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Family: Michigan native shot multiple times in Alexandria attack


His family released a statement following the shooting, and they are now traveling to Washington , D.C. The statement said that paramedics told them he was shot multiple times and is undergoing surgery. Tonight the MI delegation and staff will wear white ribbons for our friend & fellow Michigander, Matt Mika . Three Republican members of Michigan's congressional delegation were among lawmakers who were practicing baseball when a gunman opened fire at the field in suburban Washington . Read More »

Pence lawyers up in expanding Russian Federation probe


An aide tells NPR the decision to hire an outside lawyer has been under consideration for weeks, and Pence chose to go forward with it earlier this week. Special counsel Robert Mueller and several congressional committees are investigating possible ties between the Trump campaign and suspected Russian efforts to sway the election in Trump's favor. Read More »

Trump on Comey testimony: 'No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker'

Trump was asked if he would move the defend North Atlantic Treaty Organisation if Russian Federation attacked; he did not answer that part of the question. On Friday, the leaders of the House of Representatives intelligence committee's investigation said they had asked Comey for his notes and memos about his discussions with Trump , and asked the White House to produce any recordings or memos of conversations between Trump and Comey . Read More »

Warm weather expected Tuesday, with chance of rain


On Saturday , there is a chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Tornadoes are not uncommon in Colorado - Weld County, in part because it is so large, is by some measures the most twister-hit county in the nation. On Sunday night , there is a chance of rain showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Thunderstorms could develop early this evening in north-central Kansas and spread south and east into northeast and east-central Kansas from the late evening through ... Read More »

Woman in 'Finding Nemo' tank top asked to leave Michigan mall


She wrote: "As many of you know, it is NINETY degrees outside today in West Michigan ". She also shared a picture of her outfit on the day, which consisted of a Disney Finding Nemo top, shorts and flat pumps. Pewee and her sister had been in the mall for a couple of hours before she was stopped at Starbucks by a security guard. One woman wrote that she had similar problems in the area when she wore jeans and a hoodie. Read More »

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Posted For Area Until 5:45 PM


A severe thunderstorm watch means conditions are favorable for severe thunderstorms in and close to the watch area. The tornado threat is low at this time, but will be monitored closely. The main threats will be from very heavy rainfall and frequent lightning. Watch for strong morning storms, but they will push south and out of the area for a dry and partly sunny afternoon. Read More »

Former Trump Aide Calls Senator Kamala Harris "Hysterical" for Doing Her Job

It shows that they've been too ensconced in the Northeast Corridor-Washington, D.C., national political scene over the past few years to have really noticed and seen Harris over her 20-plus years in the public eye. John McCain of Arizona. He was also to answer questions on roles he might have played in the firing of former FBI Director, James Comey who testified before the Senate last week. Read More »

DeVos to redo two Obama-era rules on for-profit schools

DeVos. In a letter dated Monday to U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos , the lawmakers said some of the changes removed requirements aimed at protecting student borrowers and helping them repay loans. The Obama administration cracked down on for-profit chains such as The Corinthian Colleges and the ITT Technical Institute. In that case, more than 15,000 student claims for loan discharge because of fraud have been approved, totaling $247 million in loans. Read More »

United States gets ready to impose more sanctions on Russian Federation

The sanctions would also target "corrupt" Russian individuals, such as those perpetuating human rights abuses or supplying weapons to Syrian President Bashar Assad . “These additional sanctions will also send a powerful and bipartisan statement to Russian Federation and any other country who might try to interfere in our elections that they will be punished, ” Schumer added. Read More »

Rep. DeSantis Came Face-To-Face With Gunman Before Alexandria Shooting

It was just a little odd", he said. Federal law enforcement sources have identified to CNN the suspected shooter as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois. DeSantis, a military veteran, said that experience helped him take notice of the man who approached his vehicle asking about political affiliation. Read More »

House spurns GOP leaders in crafting $28 billion-plus budget


When Rep. Read presented Senate Bill 2001 on the floor, House Democrats brought up budget cuts, then tax cuts. Tuesday was all about numbers at the State Capitol. "It is a responsible bill that does fund critical services", he said. They said that would prevent midyear budget cuts. The latest House-backed proposal that emerged Tuesday from the conference committee would leave income-tax rates unchanged. Read More »

Gunman dead after shooting US politician


Brown said units responded to a 911 call at 7:09 a.m. and were at the field, near a local YMCA, within three minutes. Several other people were also wounded, officials said. The president tweeted Wednesday, "Rep. Steve Scalise of Louisiana, a true friend and patriot, was badly injured but will fully recover". They shot the shooter. Read More »