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Jun 20 2017

United States police officer acquited for killing black man

In a June 16 tweet, Kaepernick said, "A system that perpetually condones the killing of people, without outcome, doesn't need to be revised, it needs to be dismantled!" ...

Jun 20 2017

CNN sues Justice Department for copies of Comey memos

The House and Senate Intelligence Committees are investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 campaign, including possible collusion between Trump associates and Moscow. S...

Jun 20 2017

Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

Separately, many states limit internet use as a condition of parole or probation. But any such laws, the decision made clear, can not simply close the Internet to those...

Jun 20 2017

Hurricane forecasters keeping an eye on Gulf this weekend

The NHC adds the US Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunters are scheduled to investigate this area on Sunday, if necessary. The National Hurricane Center is monitoring tw...

Jun 20 2017

Supreme Court To Review Partisan Redistricting

Democrats hope a favorable decision will help them cut into GOP electoral majorities. The case will be one of the biggest heard by the Supreme Court during its term ...

Jun 20 2017

Severe thunderstorms expected Monday afternoon, evening

Models suggest the final thunderstorms will exit the coast by around Midnight (give or take). "Thunderstorms may produce torrential rainfall, which could lead to locali...

Jun 20 2017

Spicer is 'kind of useless'

Spicer and Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have continued to hold briefings, but they have on occasion prohibited cameras. He will likely no longer hand...

Jun 20 2017

Putin: New sanctions will 'complicate' Russia-US ties

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in April that the current Russian sanctions would "remain" until the country gives up control of the Crimean peninsula. Additional...

Jun 20 2017

Here's what to know about Juneteenth

James Giles. President Donald Trump released a statement honoring the celebrations saying, "Melania and I send our warmest greetings to all those celebrating Juneteen...

Jun 20 2017

Brian Head wildfire destroyed home, damaged another

The other is in Piute County and has burned about 350 acres. The Tribune reports that at least one home has been destroyed in the blaze, while another has sustained dam...

Jun 20 2017

California cyclist dies in Kansas during cross-country race

The Highway Patrol reports two people in the auto were taken to a hospital with possible injuries. Eric Fishbein was participating in the Trans Am Bike Race , which begi...

Jun 20 2017

Cuba rejects new US policy, saying pressure will not work

The head of Cuban diplomacy stressed that none of those refugees will be handed over to US authorities. Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev had one-namely that not one square i...

Jun 20 2017

Dems Say They'll Slow Senate Work Over Secretive GOP Health Care Bill

News of this letter comes along with news that Senate Democrats are also planning on disrupting Senate procedures - such as vote scheduling - until GOP senators working...

Jun 19 2017

Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks

The seven people, arrested in Fardis town west of Tehran , provided the logistics for the Wednesday terrorist attacks in the capital, according to Ahmad Fazelian , he...

Jun 19 2017

Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations

Many government officials and their supporters saw the Obama policy as an attempt to lull Cuba into complacency and undermine the foundations of a communist system ba...

Jun 19 2017

Trump confirms he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

He hadn't been asked by the White House to release the statement, which blasted the media's use of anonymous sources for major political stories, CNN reported . He s...

Jun 19 2017

Who could fire special counsel Robert Mueller

Could Rosenstein's job also be in jeopardy? "I regret that I do not", Rosenstein said. Lindsey Graham, R-South Carolina, whether a history of political donations would...

Jun 19 2017

New York Times Sues FBI To Get Documents Of Trump-Comey Talks

The focus on Rosenstein sharpened Friday because the President attacked the deputy attorney general in a tweet, blaming him for what he terms a "witch hunt". Trump's tw...

Jun 19 2017

Scalise condition upgraded to serious

He has had surgery several times since the shooting. Hodgkinson, who was said to have been motivated by grievances against President Donald Trump and other Republican p...

Jun 19 2017

Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks

Hodgkinson was killed in an encounter with police who responded to the scene Wednesday morning. Members of a YMCA near the shooting site in Virginia say Hodgkinson spen...