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Firefighters battle large San Francisco warehouse blaze

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The San Francisco Fire department first announced the fire at 1300 Donner Avenue at 1:11 p.m. Friday. Authorities upgraded the fire to four alarms shortly before 2:30 p.m. Baxter said electrical wires were sparking and firefighters are concerned about the integrity of the building's walls. Firefighters believe the building was once used as a foundry or metal shop, according to Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White . Read More »

Florida jobless rate dips as state adds nearly 30000 jobs

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The state only counts people actively seeking work - there were 561 more in the region during May than April. The state adjusts jobless data, for example, for changes in seasonal workers in the Sunshine State's agricultural industry. "This flexible, transparent economic development program will promote public infrastructure and individual job training in order to encourage more businesses to grow and invest in our state", he said. Read More »

Rosenstein Says He Has Seen No Reason to Remove Mueller

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On Monday, rumors emerged that President Donald Trump is allegedly considering firing Robert Mueller , the special prosecutor who was appointed to investigate the Trump campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation. Whether Trump does, in fact, have the authority to fire the special counsel is an unsettled legal issue , but Trump appears to have been at least thinking about the idea. Read More »

Rickie Fowler leads US Open on day of highs, lows

The Englishman said watching Fowler take apart the 7,845-yard links-style layout helped him read some of the putts, capitalise on hole locations and confirm the game plan he already had set up with his caddie. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson is T-106 at +3 and No. 2 Rory McIlrory's was even worse at +6. The 2016 champion continually found thick rough during the opening stages of his round, with the damage done there ultimately beyond fix. Read More »

Legal Analyst: WH 'Will Probably' Have to Turn Over Subpoenaed Tapes

With just about a week to go before India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled arrive in Washington to meet Trump on June 26, the USA capital is awash with intrigue and suspense, with frequent parlor talk about if and when Trump will throw in the towel and the prospect of a "President Pence". Read More »

Democrat Members of Congress Plan to Sue President Trump

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PETER OVERBY, BYLINE: This latest lawsuit says Trump is ignoring the Foreign Emoluments Clause of the Constitution. However, due to the complex nature of his business holdings, and the fact that Trump has refused to release his tax returns, the lawsuits says it is "impossible to determine the full scope of the benefits he is now accepting from foreign states". Read More »

The 5 reasons for the verdict in the Michelle Carter trial

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Roy , 18, was found dead of carbon monoxide poisoning in his truck in a store parking lot in Fairhaven. "Get back in", Carter told Roy , according to a friend who testified that Carter described the conversation in a text message to her about a month after Roy died. Read More »

Trump announces he's being investigated

These two file photos show US President Donald Trump (TOP) meeting with leaders of the pharmaceutical industry in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on January 31, 2017 in Washington , DC. Comey testified a week ago that Trump had pressured him to "let go" an investigation into fired National Security Advisor Michael Flynn after Flynn misled Vice President Mike Pence about contacts he had had with Russian officials. Read More »

Play ball! GOP, Dems battle for charity

He was hit in the left hip, suffering injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding, in Wednesday's shooting. The players planned to wear some Louisiana State University gear in honor of Scalise, a graduate of the school. "It's cool that they're putting it on even after the shooting". The baseball game does not provide any funding to Congress, but rather charities in the D.C. Read More »

On Twitter, Trump decries obstruction probe related to "phony" Russian Federation story

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It stands to reason that the circumstances surrounding Comey's firing would now be at the center of Mueller's query. Amid reports that he's under investigation for obstruction of justice , President Donald Trump said Thursday that investigators should examine unspecified "dealings" that Hillary Clinton and Democrats have with Russian Federation, as opposed to his "non-dealings". Read More »

Trump Might Talk About Tapes, But The Secret Service Doesn't Have Any

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The White House says President Donald Trump still looks forward to scheduling a trip to the United Kingdom. It's also the latest example of a scandal-exhausted White House looking to get its agenda back on track by outsourcing, to the degree that it can, the public relations slog surrounding politically inconvenient questions to outside attorneys, allies, and advocacy groups. Read More »

Seattle girl mistakes bride for princess in favorite book

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Redditor Scott Robertson just shared a series of photos of his wife on their wedding day posing alongside a toddler who looks starstruck to be meeting the lovely bride, who she thought was the woman from her favorite book cover. "This little girl thought my attractive wife was the princess from her favorite book (the one she's holding)", Robertson wrote on Imgur. "So, when we saw Shandace in her lovely dress, our daughter was entranced". Read More »

Omaha welcomes back the College World Series

Scalise's alma mater named him an honorary team coach while they are in Omaha trying to win it all, the school announced on Thursday. Though Florida State is the third hottest team heading to Omaha, the other two are on its side of the bracket. Read More »

Dems defeat GOP in baseball game, give trophy to Scalise

A sign in the crowd proclaimed "ONE FAMILY" and the announcer's mention of Scalise, the House majority whip who was critically wounded in the attack Wednesday, brought the masses to their feet. Trump said in a measured response. "I was there at the hospital last night, and I hope he's doing better today". How a tragic shooting and a game of friendly congressional baseball might affect long-term relations on the Capitol is uncertain. Read More »

A little longer for final North Carolina budget to go public

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But that was about as specific as Price got as he fielded a barrage of tough questions from a Senate subcommittee scrutinizing the agency's fiscal 2018 budget request. Wolf said he still hasn't gotten a response on what exactly will be in the bill. "I don't know of anyone who has seen a copy of this bill", said Sen. Read More »

US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

North Korea announced Friday that it will accelerate efforts to bolster its nuclear arsenal to counter the US -led "hostility" highlighted by a wide web of sanctions on the communist regime. Warmbier experienced extensive tissue loss in all regions of the brain, doctors said, but he showed no signs of physical trauma and medical tests offered no conclusive evidence as to the cause of his neurological injuries. Read More »

'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

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Capitol Police not been there - as part of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise's security detail - to fire back. The shooter was an IL man, James Hodgkinson , who had lashed out against President Donald Trump and Republicans over social media. Read More »

Southwest Floridians await Trump Cuba announcement

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Senator Marco Rubio (R:FL) played a Key role in pushing for the changes, and will attend the event along with US Representative Mario Diaz-Balart and other Cuban-American lawmakers. A Morning Consult poll released by the group Engage Cuba earlier this week said that 65% of voters surveyed support Obama's Cuba policy, including 64% of Republicans. Read More »

Voters to decide fate of Texas school transportation agency

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The law will now also support adoption agencies and other child service organizations that insist on subjecting LGBTQ children to conversion therapy torture, all in the name of religious freedom - not of the child, but of the organization. Last month, the Texas House approved the measure, 93-49 and the Texas Senate approved the bill, 21-10. Even worse, after Obergefell, which stripped states of their right to preserve national marriage in the law, too many social conservatives gave up ... Read More »

US Senate votes to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran

The new sanctions are meant to punish Russian Federation for its role in the fighting in Syria and for interfering in the 2016 election. Despite the overwhelming vote , the Russian Federation sanctions package was no sure thing. The bill passed to the House of Representatives, after which, if approved, it will be sent to the Head of the White House for signing. The Washington Post has reported that the Trump administration was considering giving the compounds back to Russian ... Read More »

Kirk Cousins played golf with Donald Trump last weekend

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You know, when the season is over, I will not be measured on any of it. "It's also a two-sided deal". Cousins' day ended Wednesday with more family news. For Cousins, it's about "playing football and winning football games". Only a year removed from being the starting running back, Matt Jones is now waiting for Washington to release him . Read More »

A great day for a Stanley Cup celebration

On Thursday, players cleaned out their lockers for the off-season. "Certainly both of these guys, we feel, give us an opportunity to win games regardless of which guy's in the net and I'm not sure we would've won the Stanley Cup this year if we didn't have both of those guys in the net helping us win", Sullivan explained. Read More »