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National Trump rallies in Iowa following GOP victory in Georgia
Author: 0 Trump rallies in Iowa following GOP victory in Georgia

The party's most strenuous effort, for the seat Tom Price vacated to become President Trump's health and human services secretary, yielded its most crushing loss. "Time to stop rehashing 2016 and talk about the future", Moulton wrote. The Republicans are up 4-0 in special elections since the inauguration and, while they are all in Republican strongholds, Democrats thought they were in with a shot.

National Dramatic video shows alleged road rage incident on California highway
Author: 0 Dramatic video shows alleged road rage incident on California highway

The motorcyclist keeps on driving as nearby traffic stops to administer aid. The incident began at 5:45 a.m.in the carpool lane on the southbound 14 Freeway at Newhall Avenue, the California Highway Patrol said. In response, the witness said the biker kicked the side of the sedan. "Words went back and forth", he told KNBC . Officials are investigating the incident as a road rage incident and a possible hit-and-run.

National Idaho governor welcomes delisting of Yellowstone grizzlies
Author: 0 Idaho governor welcomes delisting of Yellowstone grizzlies

Overall grizzly bears still occupy less than 4 percent of their historic US range. Grizzlies in all continental USA states except Alaska have been protected under the Endangered Species Act since 1975, when just 136 bears roamed in and around Yellowstone .

Author: 0 Officers shoot, killed knife-wielding pregnant woman

The Seattle Police Department in a statement posted on its website along with the audio recording said that two officers were sent on Sunday to respond to the report of a burglary, instead of the typical one, "because of a recent officer safety caution associated with the caller".

Author: 0 Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'

The plan, released Thursday after months of closed-door meetings, includes $15 billion a year in market-stabilizing funds over the next two years and $10 billion a year in 2020 and 2021. "Surely, we can do better than the Republican plan". Rob Portman , Maine Sen. Although the Senate version would offer more financial help for the poor than its House counterpart, like that measure it would phase out federal subsidies to states to cover the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion and ...

Author: 0 Arianna Huffington pushing for Sheryl Sandberg to become Uber's next CEO

Five of the company's major investors drafted a letter to Kalanick, explaining that it was time to find new leadership for Uber . The investors made their demand for Mr. Its charge to become the world's biggest ride-hailing service has sparked regulatory challenges globally, including in the United Kingdom where it has fought drivers claiming an entitlement to minimum pay and a holiday wage.

National Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election
Author: 0 Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Bill Priestap, the FBI's assistant director of the Counterintelligence Division, said Russian Federation "has for years conducted influence operations targeting our elections". Today there was a rare development in the ongoing congressional investigations into Russian election interference - a hearing that actually focused on Russia and not on possible collusion with the Trump campaign or questions about obstruction of justice.

National Lawsuit follows acquittal of ex-officer in Milwaukee shooting
Author: 0 Lawsuit follows acquittal of ex-officer in Milwaukee shooting

The intense moments during August 13, 2016, were captured on police radio just before Smith was shot and killed. Defense attorneys noted there were less than two seconds between the shots and said if the first shot that hit Smith in the arm was justified, so was the second.

Author: 0 Thousands Mourn Otto Warmbier at Ohio Funeral

Let us hope Trump puts aside his tendency to respond emotionally and personally to any challenge and formulates a strong response to Warmbier's death without a military confrontation. Kim Jong-Un's regime claimed that Warmbier contracted botulism and fell into a coma soon after being sentenced a year ago. The Hamilton County Coroner's Office in OH confirmed to CNN on Wednesday that it had honored the Warmbier family's choice not to have an autopsy performed on Warmbier's body, and had ...

Author: 0 Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

Johnson on Wednesday shed light on his working relationship with Comey, describing Comey as "the cop, and I am the fireman", referring to the FBI's role in identifying threats and the DHS's role in "patching vulnerabilities, detecting bad actors in the system".

Author: 0 Key Issues to Look for in the Senate Health Care Bill

In a departure from the version the House approved last month, which President Donald Trump privately called "mean", the Senate plan would drop the House's waivers allowing states to let insurers boost premiums on some people with pre-existing conditions .

Author: 0 Pregnant mother of 4 shot, killed by police in Seattle

Her family described her as a " tiny " woman , and said she was several months pregnant and had been struggling with mental health issues for the past year. One of the officers who shot Lyles had been certified as a crisis intervention specialist. "She let them in, then she started talking all insane about how the officers weren't gonna leave", one of the officers says, referencing a previous call.

National Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber optioned to Triple-A
Author: 0 Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber optioned to Triple-A

The Cubs are optioning the 24-year-old Schwarber down to the minor leagues as he continues to struggle, 670 The Score's Bruce Levine confirmed. Schwarber is heading to Triple-A Iowa on Thursday to clear his head, David Kaplan of CSN Chicago reports.

Author: 0 Johnson: 'Can't imagine' voting for a health care bill next week

Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said GOP senators will be briefed on the emerging bill Wednesday and he expects to see the legislation the next day, about a week before a vote occurs. Holding yet another campaign-style rally in his first months in office, President Trump taunted Democrats about the GOP's wins in the special congressional elections in Georgia and SC.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy projected to be near-miss for Liberty County

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 4 inches, with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches, over southern MS, southern and central Alabama and extreme western Florida Panhandle are expected through Friday morning. The unnamed child's death is the first known fatality resulting from the tropical storm. Some roads are covered with water in the seafood village of Bayou La Batre, and police say streets are flooded on the barrier island of Dauphin Island.

Author: 0 Boy, 10, killed by freak wave as Tropical Storm Cindy batters Louisiana

The Weather Channel reports potentially life-threatening flooding is the biggest concern along the Gulf Coast and in parts of the South through Friday. From East Texas to southern Mississippi, Cindy is expected to drop 3-6 inches of rain and some isolated areas could see up to 12 inches of rain, the National Weather Service said.

Author: 0 Trump Asked Intel Chiefs to Say There Was No Collusion With Russia

It is well known that President Trump has repeatedly stated that there has been no collusion. A few days prior to James Comey's bombshell Senate testimony , in which he confirmed that President Trump pressured him to drop part of the probe into Russian collusion, two top US intelligence chiefs stunningly refused to comment on the matter of whether Trump tried to influence any ongoing investigations.

National Ex-cop avoids charges in killing of 23yo Milwaukee man
Author: 0 Ex-cop avoids charges in killing of 23yo Milwaukee man

Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who was sacked from his police department last fall, was charged with reckless homicide in the killing, which fueled two days of protests in Milwaukee as well as ongoing national outrage over police officers using excessive force to injure or kill people of color.

National Senate Republicans to release draft of healthcare bill as details emerge
Author: 0 Senate Republicans to release draft of healthcare bill as details emerge

Because of the Senate Republicans' opaque process, it is still unclear whether their bill will end up as cruel. They originally asked for a seven-year phase out of federal funding for the program after 2020, but some reports have suggested that it could be as little as three to cater to more conservative senators.

Author: 0 US Senate Healthcare Bill to Cut Back on Medicaid Expansions

The measure is being written in secret and many Senate Republicans were saying they still had not seen detailed legislation. According to other senators, staffers from the Senate Finance Committee and the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee are drafting it, the Washington Examiner reported .

Author: 0 Protests Ahead of Major Health Care Bill Debut

Republican senators are meeting in a Senate room to hear from their leadership about what's included in their ObamaCare repeal bill, which is expected to be publicly revealed later today. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will have none of it. It's that much easier to ram through a health care bill that not even most senators, must less the American people, have been allowed to read.

Author: 0 Cindy makes landfall near Texas-Louisiana border

Forecasters in Louisiana say Tropical Storm Cindy will bring the potential for a storm surge of up to 3 feet (0.91 meters) along the Gulf Coast. Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 8 inches over southern MS, southern and central Alabama and western Florida Panhandle are expected through Friday morning as well.

National In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump
Author: 0 In Iowa, the president channels his inner candidate Trump

However, the law has exceptions and additional legislation since its passage has also affected eligibility. Despite that information coming out, Trump kept his financial information hidden, increasing speculation about the source of his wealth, as well as whether or not he had connections to foreign countries, most notably Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Altice USA Prices Offering at $30 Per Share

The IPO is seen as giving the company, already the fourth-largest USA cable operator behind Comcast, Charter Communications and Cox Communications, a currency in the form of its stock that it could use to help it make further acquisitions.

National Man caught urinating at LA County rail station heavily armed
Author: 0 Man caught urinating at LA County rail station heavily armed

Officials said the handgun he was carrying appeared to have markings showing it was for police use only. Investigators said they had not determined what the suspect, identified as 28-year-old Christopher Goodine , may have ultimately meant to do with the weaponry.

National Oil, NatGas Shut-Ins Begin as TS Cindy Bears Down on Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Oil, NatGas Shut-Ins Begin as TS Cindy Bears Down on Gulf Coast

A 10-year-old boy from Missouri has died on the Alabama coast after being fatally struck by a log that washed ashore during a storm surge from Tropical Storm Cindy, a sheriff's captain said. The forecaster predicts more rainfall of 2 to 4 inches "with isolated maximum amounts of 8 inches" in certain parts of Mississippi, Alabama and the western Florida Panhandle.

Author: 0 Funeral, vigil reveal depth of sorrow at Muslim girl's death

Police say they have no evidence pointing to a hate crime by Darwin Martinez Torres , 22, a Salvadoran suspected of being in the country illegally . The group of teens had been attending an overnight event at a mosque, the All Dulles Area Muslim Society or ADAMS Center, and had left to go to a fast food restaurant.

Author: 0 Congressional Baseball Practice Shooter Acted Alone, No Ties to Terror Organization

Watson said he learned of Hodgkinson's connection to the Virginia shooting shortly after 9:30 a.m., when he arrived at the department for a meeting. Morgan Griffith. When he told Hodgkinson that the team members were Republicans, Hodgkinson stayed nearby. Who shot Hodgkinson remains under investigation by Alexandria and U.S.

National Tropical Storm Cindy nearing landfall; child dies from log in surf
Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy nearing landfall; child dies from log in surf

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Cindy's maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 miles per hour (64 kph) with continued weakening expected over the next two days. Parts of southeastern Louisiana, southern MS, southern Alabama and western portions of the Florida Panhandle were under tornado warnings and some saw streets covered in up to 3 feet of water.

National Donald Trump's new idea-a solar wall on Mexican border
Author: 0 Donald Trump's new idea-a solar wall on Mexican border

President Donald Trump is reportedly thinking of putting solar panels on his proposed wall on the Mexican border. "Solar wall, panels, beautiful". Trump also celebrated Republican victories in special elections prompted by appointments to the Trump Cabinet, most recently in Georgia and SC, and "new immigration rules" that would require those seeking to enter the country to be able to support themselves financially.

Author: 0 Phoenix flights cancelled because it's too hot for planes

This graphic explains what happens to airplanes when temperatures heat up. The cancellations were for operations by smaller regional jets that have lower maximum operating temperatures than full-size airliners. American Eagle's parent company explained the decision to temporarily halt service in a press release to United States of America today, saying the Bombardier CRJ aircraft used on some of American Eagles' shorter routes has a maximum operating temperature of 47 degrees Celcius.

National First Warning Forecast: Tracking a soggy stretch of weather ahead
Author: 0 First Warning Forecast: Tracking a soggy stretch of weather ahead

Some of the storms could produce gusty winds. Rainfall may be heavy at times, which could lead to localized flooding issues. South wind around 10 miles per hour becoming north northeast after midnight. Wednesday will look similar - sunny, with a high around 89 - with a low Wednesday night around 66 degrees. As a cold front continues to move through the Upstate today , on and off showers and storms remain a possibility with much smaller chances in the western North Carolina mountains.

Author: 0 Senate GOP Health Care Bill Would End Obamacare Penalties and Taxes

He said GOP senators have had "many productive discussions" on the measure and added, "We have to act, and we are". Republican leaders have taken heat - particularly from those in their own party - not just for the secrecy of the legislation up to now, but also the frenzied pace lawmakers will have to work to vote by the end of next week.

Author: 0 S Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee says the USA government should consider banning Americans from visiting North Korea. He did not elaborate on what might happen next if China, by far the North's most important trading and diplomatic partner, is out of ideas.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

Bands of heavy rain are coming through as far east as the Florida Panhandle. Rainfall is expected to reach up to 15 inches according to the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey declared a state of emergency to "guarantee state resources are on standby and are ready to assist impacted communities if necessary".

Author: 0 Scalise upgraded to 'fair condition,' beginning rehabilitation

He's now expected to recover. Medstar Washington Hospital Center released the update on behalf of the Scalise family. Doctors say the House majority Representative is showing "signs of improvement". Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of healing and rehabilitation". "So he's doing - he's doing a lot better", said Ryan.

National US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation
Author: 0 US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation

A day earlier, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a plea for patience from lawmakers in relation to Russian Federation, saying the administration feared being "handcuffed" by the new measure. The legislation was filed as an amendment to an Iran sanctions bill. Russia's interference in the 2016 campaign has rocked Washington and led to multiple investigations, including special counsel Robert Mueller's inquiry into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian ...

National Australian Air Force to resume Syria strikes
Author: 0 Australian Air Force to resume Syria strikes

U.S. tensions with Russian Federation flared on Monday as a U.S. Navy FA-18/E Super Hornet shot down a Syrian Regime SU-22 fighter jet after it dropped bombs near U.S. That drone was shot down after it dropped one of several weapons it was carrying near a position where coalition personnel are training and advising partner ground forces in the fight against ISIS.

National Democrats Search For Silver Lining After Narrowly Losing Georgia Election
Author: 0 Democrats Search For Silver Lining After Narrowly Losing Georgia Election

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. The New York lawmaker said he also was "disappointed" and the party would evaluate the results of all 2017 races and have a "healthy debate" in which members will "have an opportunity to express their concerns".

National Democrats Search For Silver Lining After Narrowly Losing Georgia Election
Author: 0 Democrats Search For Silver Lining After Narrowly Losing Georgia Election

The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a liability for Democrats as they aim to regain their majority. The New York lawmaker said he also was "disappointed" and the party would evaluate the results of all 2017 races and have a "healthy debate" in which members will "have an opportunity to express their concerns".

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

And I think the answer is they want to lay the foundation to discredit whatever Bob Mueller comes up with. In an interview with Reuters in April - shortly before his first 100 days in office - Trump talked about how the rigors of the White House were affecting him.

National FBI Release New Information on Congressional Shooter
Author: 0 FBI Release New Information on Congressional Shooter

Officials said they also searched the van he had been living out of in the parking lot of the YMCA and found indications that he meant to go home on his computer. Bernie Sanders, whose campaign he had worked on as a volunteer, and was in email contact with the two Democratic senators from his home state. Hodgkinson had been in email contact with the two Democratic senators from IL, he said.

National Tipping and new fees come to Uber
Author: 0 Tipping and new fees come to Uber

On Tuesday, Uber launched a 180-day campaign to try to restore its image. The tipping service will first be added to Seattle , Houston and Minneapolis residents and travelers. However after a big announcement today, Uber is putting some of that focus back on its drivers. "If I don't want to get up in the morning and go to work I stay in bed", Castaneda said.

Author: 0 Draft Senate healthcare bill would link subsidies to income

Asked to comment on Trump's remarks about the House measure, Ryan spokeswoman AshLee Strong said, "Congressional Republicans, with President Trump's support, are working to repeal and replace this bad Obamacare law that is harming Americans".

Author: 0 Gov. Walker: critics' argument in gerrymandering case 'woefully ignorant'

In his concurrence, Justice Anthony Kennedy laid out what he saw as the two obstacles to tackling partisan gerrymandering by the courts: first, that there are no "comprehensive and neutral principles for drawing electoral boundaries", and second, there are " rules to limit and confine" when the courts should engage in reviewing redistricting claims.

National Senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release
Author: 0 Senators worry about rush over healthcare bill ahead of release

President Trump may be called upon once again to deliver support for a Republican health care bill as the Senate angles for a vote next week. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., pauses as he speaks following a closed-door strategy session at the Capitol in Washington, Tuesday, June 20, 2017.