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In Adam Haseley, Phillies draft a player 'very similar' to Mickey Moniak

Former Philadelphia manager Charlie Manuel and former general manager and team President Pat Gillick were among the Phillies brass to scout the 6-foot-1, 195-pound Haseley. "Adam Haseley is an exciting college baseball player who has strength in all areas", Almaraz said. Almaraz was asked how Haseley's skills compare to Mickey Moniak, whom the Phillies drafted first overall past year. Read More »

Man on life support after Milwaukee lakefront shooting


Clarke says authorities found a handgun in the vehicle and the deputy involved, Michael Truax has been placed on leave while the Waukesha County Sheriff's Department investigates. The sheriff's office is not confirming the officer shot two people, but witnesses say a sheriff's deputy was in pursuit of an SUV at the busy lakefront when multiple shots were fired about 7:30 p.m. Read More »

Record heat is likely Monday afternoon, humidity remains high

Winds SW at 10 to 20 miles per hour. Under dominant sun, and a southwesterly flow, expect temps to reach the low 90s Sunday , mid 90s Monday and near 90 Tuesday . More relief will come Wednesday as temperatures will be 10-15 degrees cooler ahead of some even more milder weather on Thursday , according to Storm Team 4. Read More »

High Court Ruling Speeds Up Generic Biotech Drug Approval


Biosimilars are a bit more complicated than your average competing medicine: Unlike generics for chemical-based drugs like antibiotics that can be interchangeable with branded versions, the copycats of biologic medications, produced using living cells, have a few more caveats. Read More »

Anti-Sharia protests across the USA


The seven people arrested when protests took a violent turn at the State Capitol over the weekend have been identified. Opponents of anti-Shariah demonstrations being held around the country Saturday say the events stoked unfounded fears and a distorted view of the religion. Read More »

Interracial Marriages Face Pushback 50 Years After Loving


The survey was conducted from February 28, 2017, to March 12, 2017. "So this case went up, all the way to the United States Supreme Court and 50 years ago today, that great landmark decision came down". Route 1, is considered the oldest such program in the nation. But fear didn't stop the nation's highest court from unanimously ruling in favor of the couple. Read More »

Interior Head Suggests Reducing Bears Ears National Monument

For that reason, Utah leaders pleaded with the Obama administration to refrain from a monument designation and instead allow protections for antiquities to play out in some other fashion. The secretary traveled last month to the Bears Ears site, which lies within Utah's San Juan County, to listen to the state's politicians and nearby residents who opposed the designation. Read More »

Maryland and DC plan lawsuit against Trump


The government also argued the market-rate hotel payments aren't the kind of harm barred by the clause. The attorneys general of Maryland and Washington , D.C. He told the company in a letter last month that Trump should either divest his ownership or get permission from Congress to accept all sources of foreign money if it's too hard to identify those payments. Read More »

Small plane lands along Alligator Alley just outside Broward County

Monday. The golf course doesn't open until 8 a.m. Police say the plane clipped a tree on its way down, causing minor damage to one of the aircraft wings. The building is a small one-story structure that is used for storing equipment, he said. The Suffolk County Police say that the pilot of the 1973 Cessna 172M airplane notified MacArthur Airport Tower that he was experiencing engine failure. Read More »

Trump holds cabinet meeting, promises change


President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting, Monday, June 12, 2017 , at the White House in Washington . "It is the greatest privilege of my life to serve as vice president". The lavishing of praise and adulation contrasted with the storm enveloping the president as he struggles with myriad crises, including an investigation into possible ties between his election campaign and Russian meddling in the race. Read More »

Jeff Sessions to Appear Before Senate Intelligence Committee Tuesday


Attorney General Jeff Sessions is in for sharp questioning Tuesday by senators on the Senate intelligence committee . It is unclear whether the upcoming intelligence committee hearing will be open or closed. Comey said the FBI "had an investigation open at the time so that gave me a queasy feeling". Mr Sessions said his decision to accept the intelligence committee's invitation to appear was due in part to Mr Comey's testimony. Read More »

Marker honors interracial couple who changed law


The ceremony was held at the former site of the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, where the case was heard before it reached the U.S. Supreme Court. "I am honored to unveil this historical marker memorializing the landmark Loving v. It was on June 12, 1967 that marriage laws in the United States would be forever changed. The new historical marker commemorates the lawsuit brought by Richard and Mildred Loving , was dedicated outside the old Virginia Supreme Court, which ruled against the ... Read More »

DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath


Jancek also says the American people elected Trump president, and that it's time Democrats "end their efforts to delegitimize his presidency". In the case filed in January in Manhattan federal court, an ethics non-profit, restaurant group and hotel events booker allege Trump violates the Constitution's "emoluments" clause, which bars him from accepting gifts from foreign governments without congressional approval, by maintaining ownership over his business empire despite ceding day-to-day ... Read More »

Donald Trump urged to come clean over alleged James Comey recordings


Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Mr Trump replied: "100 per cent". Former FBI director James Comey rocked Washington Thursday in testimony before Congress on alleged efforts by President Donald Trump to influence the investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election. Read More »

Cosby accompanied by wife for the first time at his trial


Valliere appeared as a "blind witness", meaning that prosecutors had previously assured jurors that she held no bias towards Cosby and had no interest in the case; later, the defense would prove that both of those claims were false. He was called back by the defense to discuss a 2005 document titled "Questions for Andrea". "After an often rough and often argumentative week of testimony from the prosecution's witness", including almost 10-hours on the stand from a very well poised Constand, ... Read More »

CNN terminates relationship with comedian Kathy Griffin


Griffin had been ringing in the New Year with Anderson Cooper since 2007. "For the record, I am appalled by the photo shoot Kathy Griffin took part in", the 49-year-old journalist tweeted on Tuesday. A CNN spokesperson commented on the apology , saying: "We found what she did disgusting and offensive". Griffin initially defended the images, showing her lifting the head with a straight face, as an "artsy fartsy statement " mocking the commander in chief. Read More »

MS doctor lets 12-year-old deliver baby brother


Say what? "I was like, are you kidding me?" They had more than 1.2 million reactions on them and have been shared more than 190,000 times on Facebook , at the time of writing. "Concentrating on her face while I pushed helped me so much!" So the doctor invited Jacee to suit up in scrubs and help him deliver the baby. Though majority of people are loving this, there are also few who felt the experience could perhaps have been traumatic for young Jacee. Read More »

Schumer invites Trump to testify before Senate

Sherman said he was working with the House Office of the Legislative Counsel to draft the measure, and he compared the controversy surrounding possible Russian meddling in the 2016 election, and the firing of former FBI Director James B. Forget Undercover Boss , Trump was just blatant about trying to intimidate Comey. As if to prove my contention that Comey is playing three-dimensional chess to Trump's ham-fisted checkers, the president's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, used Comey's leak as ... Read More »

Man fatally shot, 2 Kentucky deputies wounded


According to WYMT , Deputy Claude Hudson and Deputy Keith Liford were serving an indictment warrant when John Wesley Bays began shooting at them from his home. Troopers said Brian Simpson was wanted on outstanding warrants. Deputy Liford was airlifted to UT Medical Center where he was taken into surgery. Knox County EMS transported both deputies to Barbourville ARH where Deputy Hudson was kept in stable condition and later released. Read More »

Hate group rallies against Islamic law in dozens of USA cities

The Southern Poverty Law Center says ACT for America is the largest grassroots anti-Muslim group in America. Although the organization insists it doesn't oppose discrimination, it is clear that its protests gather together people who are opposed to Islam in principle. Read More »

Durbin Hoping Sessions Provides More Insight On Trump Controversies


But Sessions himself wanted the hearing to be public, according to Department of Justice spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores. In front of the Intel panel on Thursday, former FBI Director James Comey said that he didn't discuss all of his questionable Trump interactions with Sessions because senior management at the FBI believed the attorney general would soon recuse himself from the investigation into Russia's campaign influence operation. Read More »

Hillary Adviser Won't Listen To Bernie Because He's Not A Democrat


But Sanders, who lost the Democratic nomination almost a year ago to Hillary Clinton , showed little interest in a push by "Draft Bernie" activists who want him to start his own "People's Party". "Strong progressives could do far, far better than anyone imagined and ... with proper organization and financial resources we can win in any district in the United States of America", he said. Read More »

Immigration arrests of dozens of Chaldeans prompt protest


MLive.com reports almost 100 people protested Sunday at a Detroit detention center. Kalasho called the sweep "disgusting", "frustrating" and "confusing" because the detainees, believed to be mostly Christians, known as Chaldeans, likely face severe consequences, perhaps death, upon returning to Iraq from ISIS. Read More »