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Special counsel is investigating Kushner's business dealings

The special prosecutor investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the U.S. presidential elections has expanded the probe to include Jared Kushner , the son-in-law of President Donald Trump , reported the Washington Post . Comey said he believes Trump ultimately fired him "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Baker's views didn't change, even as Comey told Trump a second and third time that he was not being investigated. Read More »

Four killed in shooting at UPS facility in San Francisco


Several people were injured as a result of his attack. Two others suffered gunshot wounds during the incident and are still in the hospital, according to police. "They were all in rapid succession", said Deng, a 30-year-old tech worker who lives across the street from the warehouse. The construction worker said he also saw people on the roof with their hands up, letting police know they were unarmed. Read More »

Holcomb Fire Burns Northeast of Big Bear; Evacuations in Effect

Monday. The Holcomb fire , whose size was last estimated at 200 acres, is not threatening any residences and no roads have been closed, authorities say. The fire was burning chaparral and timber. It was 89 degrees in Big Bear on Monday, breaking a 1985 record for the date. The InciWeb page stated it was "hot and dry" in the fire area, with 5 miles per hour winds from the southeast gusting to 23 miles per hour. Read More »

Scalise Family: This Father's Day Has a Special Meaning

Scalise was among those shot Wednesday by James Hodgkinson, who opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers who were wrapping up an early morning baseball practice at a field in Arlington, Va. "Steve's greatest joy is being a father to Madison and Harrison, and a husband to Jennifer", a tweet from his account reads. Scalise was upgraded Saturday to serious from critical condition. Read More »

Cocaine in Fisher's blood

Tragically, Billie's grandmother Debbie Reynolds died on December 28, one day after her daughter Carrie. "Based on the available toxicological information, we can not establish the significance of the multiple substances that were detected in Ms. Read More »

3 women found dead at OH home


The three bodies were under covers, nearly as though they'd been tucked into bed, detective Dave Loeding said. A man taken into custody in Ohio Tuesday morning as a person of interest in the mysterious deaths of a woman and her two daughters has been linked to the murders of another couple, officials said. Read More »

Congressman Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition


Trump visited the House Majority Whip on Wednesday night, and Trump's comments Thursday were less optimistic than initial comments he gave immediately following the shooting that left a total of six victims injured. Because the bullet shattered, there may be hundreds of fragments in Scalise's body and doctors do not intend to try to remove them all, Sava said. Mr Scalise was airlifted to hospital in shock, with intense internal bleeding, Dr Sava said. Read More »

FBI asking for public's help collect information about James Hod


The St. Clair County Sheriff's Office tells News 3 Hodgkinson had a valid Firearm Owners Identification Card, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed Hodgkinson bought the weapons legally in IL. In April 2006, he was also arrested for using bodily force in a family argument, and subsequently hitting a man on the head with the wooden stock of his gun and firing a round as the victim fled. Read More »

Polygamist Cult Leader Arrested After Year Running From FBI


An off-duty Yankton police detective spotted the vehicle, suspecting it was driven by Jeffs , and police pulled over the vehicle at a recreation area marina southwest of Sioux Falls. Prosecutors opposed that move, arguing Jeffs was a flight risk. "Now I hope the media asks tough questions as the US Attorney's office does their job this time", said Brower in a message to us this morning . Read More »

Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

Her case is now a cautionary tale in the era of cyberbullying, a dark example that bullying text messages from one disturbed teen to another can, indeed, have very real, very serious effects that can constitute criminal activity. The judge said he did not take into account in his verdict Roy's previous suicide attempts. Roy's father said outside court that the family was pleased with the conviction. Read More »

Cosby alternate juror 'probably' would have voted to convict


She was an employee at his alma mater, Temple University, and they frequently interacted because of her work. Constand , 44, of Ontario, Canada, testified over two days that after taking the blue pills she began slurring her words and became "frozen" or paralyzed and was unable to fight off Cosby's sexual advances. Read More »

Russian Federation angry after U.S. shoots down Syrian jet


Russian Federation said the United States shot down a Syrian regime jet fighter that was attacking Islamic State targets about 25 miles west of Raqqa. Before it downed the plane, the coalition had "contacted its Russian counterparts by telephone via an established "de-confliction line" to de-escalate the situation and stop the firing". Read More »

British PM vows to fight terrorism, extremism

Eight pedestrians were taken to three separate hospitals, and two were treated at the scene for minor injuries, the police said. He was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder and the incident is being investigated as a terrorist attack , CNN reports . Read More »

Final pitches made in nationally watched Georgia House race


Both candidates tried to avoid talk on Monday about the contest's national implications for Democrats and Republicans in the Trump era, but their supporters aren't treading as carefully. But if Republicans hold on and win in a district they have held since the Carter administration, it might signal that the Democratic resistance to Trump isn't as strong as the hype. Read More »

American student Otto Warmbier dies days after being released from North Korea


Doctors said last week that he had "extensive loss of tissue" in all parts of his brain. Warmbier's release coincided with basketball star Dennis Rodman's latest visit to North Korea, though Michael Anton, a U.S. "Kanter and his colleagues say they've found no evidence that Warmbier, who has demonstrated no awareness of his surroundings, suffered from the effects of botulism - a finding that appears to contradict the explanation offered by his North Korean captors". Read More »

Crapo-backed Russian Federation sanctions bill passes Senate


To take effect, the measure would also have to pass the House of Representatives and be signed into law by Mr Trump . The Senate voted almost unanimously Wednesday to allow Congress to strip the president of the power to unilaterally lift existing sanctions against Russian Federation, a matter that had many of President Donald Trump's allies siding with his harshest critics. Read More »

Basketball diplomacy in North Korea as USA student is released

The 22-year-old is now being treated in hospital after the flight carrying him landed in OH on Tuesday. And how does the Trump administration respond? The United States had accused the North of using Warmbier as a political pawn , and condemned the sentence as far out of proportion to his alleged crime. Read More »

Special Election for Georgia's 6th District Seat Set for Tuesday

He backs many flashpoint Democratic causes, including Obamacare, though he has tried to cast his message in a centrist light. Some national Republicans are already looking to blame Handel for a possible loss, pointing to her comparably weak fundraising and decision to not hold a public event with Vice President Mike Pence when he came into the district to fundraise for her as problematic. Read More »

High temperatures to settle over much of Southwest


He added that the "southeast deserts will see temperatures up to 49C and incredibly, Phoenix in Arizona may see temperatures rising to 51C". The Southwest will experience a risky heatwave this week with temperatures reaching over a 100 degrees. Read More »

Trump's lawyer: Ignore his tweets, the President is not under investigation

Trump has decided that "this is a political fight and he's going to fight it", a White House official told CNN's Jeff Zeleny. On Friday morning, Trump sent a tweet that seemed to confirm that he was under scrutiny, writing, "I am being investigated for firing the FBI Director by the man who told me to fire the FBI Director!" The sprawling federal investigation-which is looking into everything from potential obstruction of justice to shady business deals-is unique in many ways, ... Read More »

Senate passes Iran and Russian Federation sanctions despite Obama's nuke deal


House aides said they expected the chamber would begin to debate the measure in the coming weeks, although they could not predict when it might face a final vote. The measure looks to punish Russian President Vladimir Putin for his country's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and to make Iran pay a price for its "continued support of terrorism". Read More »

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism


Sacramento Bee reports that Kimberly Felder , 45, of Fernville, allegedly brought her daughter to Centerville beach on Friday, where she stripped the young girl naked and tried to perform an exorcism on her. At some point, Marciel called 911, according to the Associated Press . The mom stated she wast rying to remove demons from the child. Police said that Felder was tested for drugs upon being arrested, but have not announced the results of the test. Read More »

Handel, Ossoff Call on Help in Final Days of Georgia Race

Trump barely won the district in November, and his popularity has faltered here as voters have expressed concerns about the health care plan crafted by the GOP House that is now making its way through the Senate. Ossoff also has sought to make health care a defining issue, even before Price's return to the district. "On June 20 let's make sure to do our jobs and get everyone out to vote", she said. Read More »

Next-Gen Mercedes A-Class Hits the Nurburgring for Testing


Look for the next-gen Mercedes A-Class to make its debut at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show in September, before heading to dealerships in early 2018. Actually, no. "But the CLA already is an A-class sedan", you might protest. It had been sold in hatchback variants, a body style considered unpopular in the U.S. Read More »