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National Still no proof of collusion with Russians, says Donald Trump
Author: 0 Still no proof of collusion with Russians, says Donald Trump

The inquiry's apparent expansion to target Trump reportedly focuses on whether the president attempted to obstruct the investigation - in particular, on Trump's reported attempts to encourage former FBI director James Comey to end an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn.

National Protest Erupts Over Yanez Verdict; I-94 Blocked in St. Paul
Author: 0 Protest Erupts Over Yanez Verdict; I-94 Blocked in St. Paul

Paul Cathedral to protest a police officer's acquittal in the shooting of a black motorist. The city will offer Yanez a "voluntary separation agreement" to help him transition to another career, it said . Under the circumstances, just because he's a police officer, that makes it OK. Prosecutors portrayed Yanez as a nervous officer who lost control of his traffic stop.

National OH mother and daughters mysteriously found dead in home
Author: 0 OH mother and daughters mysteriously found dead in home

NORTH ROYALTON Police say a mother and her two adult daughters have been found dead at a home in Ohio . Taylor Pifer was a manager at the Fashion School Store in downtown Kent. Authorities confirmed a stun gun was ultimately used to subdue the suspect. Police say the women may have died a day before their bodies were found .

Author: 0 Minnesota officer acquitted in motorist shooting

That included several recent mistrials or acquittals when officers testified they feared for their lives, Stinson said. Yanez said he pulled Castile over because of a broken tail light on his auto, but radio transmissions later revealed that the officer thought Castile resembled a suspect in the robbery of the Super USA convenience store just days earlier.

National Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water
Author: 0 Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

The risk will be greater for vulnerable residents such as young children, the elderly, people with chronic illnesses or disabilities, pregnant women and people who are socially isolated. When temperatures reach 95 degrees or above, employers are required to implement high-heat procedures to ensure outdoor workers are protected. Residents and visitors are encouraged to drink plenty of fluids, stay in air-conditioned areas, stay out of the sun and check on relatives and friends.

National Trump restores some Cuba penalties, rejecting 'oppressors'
Author: 0 Trump restores some Cuba penalties, rejecting 'oppressors'

Many Cuban exiles in Miami are embracing the changes President Donald Trump is making to his predecessor's policies of engagement with the communist island, but some want even more. Today's announcement by President Trump that his administration will once again tighten travel restrictions between the U.S. and Cuba poses a setback for the company.

Author: 0 Both Congressional Baseball Teams Observe Moment of Silence at 2nd Base

The Democrats beat the Republicans 11-2 in the friendly, but competitive, game. The stadium projected a rare sense of unity in Washington , as members of both parties rallied together after the shocking shooting that left House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-Louisiana) in critical condition .

Author: 0 Doctor says Scalise recovery a good possibility

The Congressional Baseball Game, a long time charity game played between Democrats and Republicans is still set to be played on Thursday afternoon in Nationals Stadium in Washington D.C. Brett Horton, Scalise's chief of staff, read a statement from Scalise's wife on Friday, thanking everyone "for the incredible amount of prayers and warm wishes we've received since Wednesday's events".

National Border Patrol arrests 4 men at medical camp run by aid group
Author: 0 Border Patrol arrests 4 men at medical camp run by aid group

It has been in operation since 2004, run by the organization No Mas Muertes ( No More Deaths ). The Customs and Border Protection Agency's Arizona office also tweeted about the incident, releasing photos of migrants being arrested and announcing that the arrests were of Mexican nationals for immigration violations.

Author: 0 Trump submits financial information detailing trust assets

The president's income at Mar-a-Lago was $7.4 million higher than the previous year. This figure was United States dollars 7.4 million higher than on his previous financial disclosure filing in May 2016. His book The Art of the Deal is having a comeback of its own. Trump reported $19.7 million in income through mid-April at his luxury Washington hotel, which has been a center of concerns about conflict of interest because of the possibility that foreign governments can curry favor with ...

Author: 0 Scalise shooter had list of Republican lawmakers' names in his pocket

Rep. Steve Scalise was shot. Rep. Jeff Duncan of SC said he had just left the practice and encountered the apparent gunman in the parking lot before the shooting. Colleagues said Scalise dragged himself away from the infield leaving a trail of blood as they rushed to his assistance. He later died of his injuries, President Donald Trump told the nation from the White House.

Author: 0 Alexandria gunman had a list of names at time of shooting

Scalise has received two surgeries for his injuries since Wednesday, including a surgery on Thursday in orthopedic trauma to fix a broken bone in his leg. Mr Trump , in a video message posted on Twitter , urged Congress members to "play extra hard for Steve", who he called a friend, patriot and a true fighter.

Author: 0 US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Mr Scalise , 51, a Louisiana Republican who is the No 3 House Republican, remained in critical condition at a hospital a few miles from the stadium after undergoing a third surgery on Thursday. Nonetheless, said Sava, "We fully expect him to be able to walk" and "hopefully run". Hodgkinson died after being shot by police. The motive for the shooting remained unclear but authorities were zeroing in on the life of James T.

Author: 0 Deputy Attorney General May Recuse Himself From Russia Probe

In an early-morning tweet , the President declared that he was "being investigated" for his decision to fire James B. Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director. Deputy Attorney-General Rod J. Rosenstein also generated a lot of buzz but little clarity with a statement urging Americans to "exercise caution" when evaluating stories attributed to anonymous officials.

National Puerto Ricans back full U.S. statehood but vote marred by abstentions
Author: 0 Puerto Ricans back full U.S. statehood but vote marred by abstentions

Only 1.5 percent of voters said they would choose independence, while 1.32 percent said they want to remain a self-governing territory within the USA commonwealth. Following the results, Governor Ricardo Roselló said, "An overwhelming majority voted for statehood". SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP ) - The Latest on Puerto Rico's referendum on its political status.

Author: 0 Warriors Green makes fun of Cavaliers

When Lebron James left Cleveland and went to the Miami, I was one of the people who thought it was insane that he left his hometown to build a super team. They managed to at least keep pace with the Warriors in three-point shooting - Golden State made 41, Utah 36. Meanwhile, Klay Thompson threw T-shirts to fans and waved from the top of an open, double-decker bus.

Author: 0 Friend says Trump weighs firing special counsel Mueller

The former House speaker Newt Gingrich , an informal Trump adviser, tweeted on Monday: "Republicans are delusional if they think the special counsel is going to be fair". Schiff later said he wouldn't be surprised if Trump was considering ousting Mueller . He added that fundraising records show some of the lawyers whom Mueller selected for his team have contributed to Democrats.

Author: 0 White House officials deny claim Trump seeking Mueller firing

And leading Republican legislators on Tuesday waved off the idea of firing Mueller, with House Speaker Paul Ryan saying that his advice was to "let Robert Mueller do his job" and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell voicing confidence in the special counsel.

National Local churches ready to host Vacation Bible School
Author: 0 Local churches ready to host Vacation Bible School

Annual Church Picnic, 11 a.m. -3 p.m. June 25, St. Joseph's Catholic Church , 9656 Elk Road, Elk. Zion United Methodist Church of Mendota will be conducting Galactic Starveyors Vacation Bible School (VBS) June 26-30. Parents can also stop by the church and fill out a paper registration form anytime Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.to 3 p.m. No collections taken.

Author: 0 Sessions next to testify

The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

Author: 0 Republicans, Democrats Play Ball for 'Team Scalise'

The single round traveled across Scalise's pelvis, "fracturing bones, injuring internal organs, and causing severe bleeding" stated the hospital Wednesday night. Republican members of Congress played their Democratic colleagues in the charity game on Thursday night at Washington's Nationals Park in front of thousands of spectators.

National RIP John G. Avildsen, Director of 'Rocky' and 'The Karate Kid'
Author: 0 RIP John G. Avildsen, Director of 'Rocky' and 'The Karate Kid'

Avildsen's son Anthony told U.S. media the filmmaker had died of pancreatic cancer at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. On social media, Sylvester Stallone and Ralph Macchio, among other celebrities, paid tribute to the Oscar-winning director of movies including Rocky , Karate Kid , 8 Seconds , and Lean on Me .

Author: 0 Trump denounces reports of widening Russian Federation probe

The Washington Post reported on Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller was investigating whether Trump attempted to obstruct justice in relation to ongoing investigations of Russian influence in the 2016 election. He accused Mueller of setting up a " dragnet " of obstruction so that he could investigate every aspect of Trump's personal life and business associations.

Author: 0 Doctors to Give Update on Condition of Congressman Shot at Baseball Practice

Doctors "fully expect him to walk", Sava said, "and hopefully run". Scalise is sedated, but the husband and father of two has been able to respond to his doctors and family. "I'm prayerful he will pull through, and I hope he does", he said. Salva said the single rifle shot fragmented after it struck Scalise, doing substantial damage to bones, internal organs and blood vessels.

National Congressional Democrats to file emoluments lawsuit against Trump
Author: 0 Congressional Democrats to file emoluments lawsuit against Trump

Separately, the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia also filed a lawsuit this week on similar grounds. John Conyers , a Michigan Democrat , said he and Blumenthal have amassed the 'greatest number of congressional plaintiffs on any lawsuit against a president'.

Author: 0 Minnesota Police Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Philando Castile

He was fatally shot by police in Minnesota on July 6, 2016. The Minnesota police officer who fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop was acquitted on all charges by a jury Friday , a decision that came almost a year after the encounter was partially streamed online before a rapt nation in the midst of a painful reckoning over shootings by law enforcement.

National After Yanez Acquitted, Thousands Gather At State Capitol
Author: 0 After Yanez Acquitted, Thousands Gather At State Capitol

The defense argued that Castile had failed to follow orders from Yanez because he was high on marijuana and that he grabbed his gun, forcing Yanez to shoot him. Yanez had been charged with second-degree manslaughter, as well as two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm. Shortly after the verdict, the City of St.

National 4th Day in Yanez Deliberations Ends as it Began: No Verdict
Author: 0 4th Day in Yanez Deliberations Ends as it Began: No Verdict

Defense attorney Earl Gray leaves the Ramsey County Courthouse in St. Paul, Minn. on Monday, June 12, 2017. After Castile disclosed that he had a firearm, Yanez can be heard saying, "OK don't reach for it then". The jury also watched a replay of the video that Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, livestreamed on Facebook beginning seconds after Castile had been shot.

Author: 0 Where Trump's 'Travel Ban' Now Stands: Trump Takes Off the Gloves

George Conway later posted an analysis by the Washington Post that indicated that Trump's tweets on the travel ban could hurt the government's case in court. The administration's lawyers and White House spokesman Sean Spicer have argued the executive order has no connection to Mr Trump's campaign calls for a temporary "Muslim ban" and have disputed the characterisation of the order as a travel ban.

Author: 0 Minnesota officer acquitted in shooting of Philando Castile

And later that month a jury acquitted a white Oklahoma police officer, Betty Shelby, in the shooting death of an unarmed black man named Terence Crutcher; a jury in Columbus, Ohio, declined to indict a white police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy who was playing with a BB gun.

Author: 0 Trump Revises Cuba Travel And Trade Policies

Trump said he will ask the Department of Treasury and Department of Commerce to develop regulations to prohibit United States transactions with Cuba's military, intelligence and security services. "We've structured the portfolio in a way I believe could accommodate either a roll forward in relations with Cuba or a backwards step", said Thomas Herzfeld, founder of Thomas J.

Author: 0 Markets Right Now: Grocer stocks plunge on Whole Foods deal

The deal sent shockwaves across the food-distribution market, as Whole Foods' peers and supermarket chains grappled with the prospect of having to compete with Amazon's massive buying power and ability to sell goods at a lower cost .

Author: 0 Martin, Florida State still chasing 1st NCAA baseball title

It's a moment - when you've officially secured a College World Series berth - that is filled with elation and satisfaction. Now it's on to the CWS for this group of Tigers where they open play Saturday night against Florida State. The CWS will kick off on Saturday, with Fullerton taking on Oregon State at 3 p.m. on ESPN, and then Florida State squaring off against LSU at 8 on the same network.

National Rand Paul Safe After Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice
Author: 0 Rand Paul Safe After Shooting At Congressional Baseball Practice

A total of five people were transported for treatment. But a handful of congressional leaders do have an officer nearby. The assailant has been identified as James T. "If Scalise wouldn't have been on our team - unfortunately he was hit I hope he does well - but also by him being there he probably saved everybody else's life because if you don't have a leadership person there, there would've been no security there", Paul said.

Author: 0 Escaped Inmates Murdered Two Prison Guards. An Armed Civilian Captured Them

After three hours - leaving the couple bound - Dubose and Rowe took off again with the couple's cell phone and Jeep. "We always work together, particularly at times like this", Goodwin said. "I'm sorry it ever happened. Come here and let me hold you". "My sympathies to the families". They held the terrified couple for three hours, until they chose to go on the run again.

Author: 0 Annual Congressional baseball game brings unity after shooting

The first said that he "remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours". Hodgkinson , who had lashed out on social media against Trump and Republicans , was shot and killed by police officers including members of Scalise's security detail who responded.

Author: 0 White House says Trump looks forward to scheduling UK trip

Pence headed the Trump transition until inauguration day. Americans should be skeptical about anonymous allegations. In his latest tweet, the president seemed to confirm he is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice. Trump fired Comey on May 9, citing recommendations made to him by Rosenstein. Reporters with editors to please pressed to know what "shortly" means.

National The 5 reasons for the verdict in the Michelle Carter trial
Author: 0 The 5 reasons for the verdict in the Michelle Carter trial

Carter was also on the phone with Roy for almost an hour while he was killing himself, and she urged him to get back in the vehicle when he hesitated. "It was Conrad Roy's idea to take his own life; it was not Michelle's idea", Cataldo said, according to the news station. The judge disagreed, saying he did not take into account in his verdict Roy's previous attempts at suicide.

National Weather Service issues heat advisory for this weekend
Author: 0 Weather Service issues heat advisory for this weekend

The Central Valley will be an oven, with Sacramento expected to hit 103 on Saturday, 107 on Sunday and Monday and 109 on Tuesday. However, the triple-digits return Saturday for nearly all valley locations with highs between 99-103 degrees. Many regions of the state will be reaching temperatures in the triple digits. It is recommended that you do your most hard outdoor work in the morning when the temperatures will be milder.

National Saints Armstead needs surgery - out possibly 4-6 months
Author: 0 Saints Armstead needs surgery - out possibly 4-6 months

If Armstead is able to return in four months, he could begin playing as early as the half-way point in the season. The expectation was that Ramczyk would compete with veteran Zach Strief for the right tackle job, but the No. With the injury to Armstead, first-round pick Ryan Ramczyk suddenly has a clearer path to a starting job as Armstead's timetable indicates he'll miss at least the first six weeks of the regular season.

National Secret Service Reports No Trump White House Recordings
Author: 0 Secret Service Reports No Trump White House Recordings

On Friday, June 9th President Trump is so clear in saying that there are conversations between him and James Comey. The Secret Service previously handled recording systems within the White House for past presidents, including presidents Richard Nixon and John F.

National Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?
Author: 0 Was gunman ready to head home before congressman's shooting?

Craig said that Hodgkinson would come in and watch golf on TV. "He was a very friendly person, but what I did notice about this gentleman is he'd open up his gym bag and in it, he had everything he owned", Euille said. In March, Sheriff's deputies came out to Hodgkinson's house in IL after a neighbor reported hearing 50 gunshots. Some brought up Sanders's blemished record on gun control , a point that is misplaced in this context.