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Karen Handel wins 6th congressional district

Republican Karen Handel declared victory in Georgia's 6th Congressional District with a promise that she'll work to gain the confidence of voters who backed her Democratic opponent. Her victory comes after Republican special congressional election wins in Montana , Kansas and SC. Democrats are zero for 4 in congressional elections this year, having earlier lost races to fill vacant seats in Kansas and Montana . Read More »

Trump likely to reveal this week whether secret Comey tapes exist

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Sekulow says the president never said Rosenstein did anything wrong. The Department of Justice addressed this in a memorandum by the Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) in 1973. Department of Justice-appointed Special Counsel Robert Mueller is conducting what is generally called a preliminary inquiry into possible obstruction of justice involving President Donald Trump , as it pertains to his broader investigation into Russian meddling in the US presidential election. Read More »

White House Restricts Media Access - CNN Displeased

Such rules, complained Acosta , make the questions and answer sessions "basically pointless at this point". Sean Spicer , the embattled press secretary, spoke for 30 minutes Tuesday and didn't answer a number of basic questions, including whether the president believes Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election and whether Trump had seen the hotly debated Senate health care bill. Read More »

Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia's 6th District Congressional race

Handel's win shows that even Republican voters who may have been reluctant to embrace Trump will still come home to vote for more traditional GOP candidates. The argument made by even Trump allies, such as Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue, the state's former governor, over the weekend is that even if you don't like Trump, don't hold that against Handel. Read More »

FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

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The list included Republicans Rep. Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, and one or two other names, officials told the network. The charges ranged from minor driving offenses and repeated failures to obtain work permits to battery and driving under the influence. She said she was married to James Hodgkinson for almost 30 years but they have not been together since March, when he moved to Washington , D.C. Read More »

Trump calls House health care bill 'mean'

Trump also labeled the Democrats "obstructionists" at a cabinet meeting the day before for the lack of progress in repealing the Affordable Care Act , also referred to as Obamacare , despite the Republican party's majority in the House and in the Senate . Read More »

Pence hires personal lawyer over Russian Federation probe

Bush in 1991 as USA attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia. Pence's move follows a decision by President Donald Trump to hire outside counsel Marc Kasowitz and could signal the investigation is entering a new phase. That includes the finances and business dealings of Jared Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, and is a senior adviser at the White House , the Washington Post reported on Thursday , citing unnamed officials familiar with the matter. Read More »

Governors in both parties reject health care bill passed by House

Republicans need only 50 votes to jam through their legislation, thanks to procedural maneuvers, but the bill's passage still is not a sure thing. Fellow senators including Ron Johnson, R-Wis., have not actually seen the bill and are unable to answer their constituents' questions about its contents. Read More »

'Get back! Get back!': Police releases audio after killing a pregnant woman

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Lyles family reports that she had been dealing with mental health issues throughout the pregnancy and had been anxious that officers were coming to take away her other children, one of whom has Down syndrome. They opened fire, killing her in front of her children. In an early part of the tape, officers are heard discussing previous calls to Lyles' apartment, including one for domestic violence which involved Lyles holding a scissors. Read More »

Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car

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State Bureau of Criminal Apprehension officials are planning to release evidence from their investigation into the case Tuesday, including video from the squad auto camera taken during the July 6 shooting. " Sir, I have to tell you that I do have a firearm on me ", Castile said 30 seconds after they began speaking. While we will never know exactly what Officer Yanez was thinking or saw during these fateful few seconds, you may now judge for yourself as to whether he may have ... Read More »

China's efforts on North Korea have not 'worked out'

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Here is what we know about the USA citizens detained in North Korea. Senators John McCain and Marco Rubio did not mince their words as they expressed outrage over the death of the 22-year-old, who was released back to the United States last week in a coma and later died. Read More »

CNN Displeased: White House Restricts Media Access

White House press secretary Sean Spicer is interviewing people to replace him as he seeks to move to a more senior role. Trump threatened in May to shut down daily press briefings and told Fox News Channel at the time that Spicer was "doing a good job, but he gets beat up". Read More »

Holcomb Fire Grows To 950 Acres, Still No Evacuation Orders

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Highway 18 remains closed between the Mitsubishi Cement Plant and Delta Avenue near Baldwin Lake. Though it was smoky closer to where the fire was burning, only a whiff of smoke hung in the pine-scented air there. While the power was restored by Tuesday night - much quicker than the 24 to 48 hours officials had initially estimated it would take - the utility company was asking customers to minimize consumption by turning off air conditioners, heavy appliances and unneeded lighting. Read More »

Steve Bannon Fat-Shames Sean Spicer

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We have been meeting with potential people who may be of service to this administration. His post criticized a detail from the article - that Bannon, via text message to a reporter, explained that White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's appearance was the reason why. Read More »

CWS: Florida goes deep twice, Singer pitches well in win over Louisville

A win Tuesday night would put Florida in strong position to reach the CWS Finals Series for the first time since 2011. Liput said the tight-knit nature of the Gators' squad is one of the main reasons he has stuck around. "I just had to fight through it". "I was getting a little bit exhausted", Singer said, "but I just had to fight through it. McKay led off the inning with a double, I had to get a pop-up or a fly and keep him from going to third and get another ground ball and try to get ... Read More »

Trump's son-in-law heading to Palestine

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Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona , a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling. Kushner will have the assistance of Jason Greenblatt , assistant to the President and special representative for global negotiations, on the trip. Read More »

Jurors in Bill Cosby trial deadlocked, judge orders them to try again

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The jury in the Bill Cosby trial indicated Thursday that it has not been able to come to a unanimous decision. However, jurors will only determine if Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted Andrea Constand , the central accuser in the case against Cosby and former director of operations for Temple's women's basketball team, in his suburban Philadelphia home in 2004. Read More »

Lawyer: Family seeks justice in police killing

Family members said Lyles had experienced mental health problems in the past year and that she was several months pregnant , which BuzzFeed News couldn't immediately confirm. While the officers maintain that they feared for their safety, Lyles' sister Monika Williams wonders why they couldn't have used an alternative approach. Read More »

National Weather Service confirms tornado touched down in Berks County

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Across the street from the farm on Sugar Hill Road, a couple sections of large central pivot irrigation systems were lifted and tipped onto their side. The Co-op's headquarters building was hit hard by the severe storm, which ripped through much of Sussex County. Kent and Sussex Counties were under a tornado warning during the peak of the storm. Read More »

Trump calls US student's death a 'total disgrace'

The official North Korean line of defence stipulated that Mr Warmbier contracted botulism shortly after his sentencing and fell into the coma after taking a sleeping pill. Trump said "it's a total disgrace what happened to Otto". His parents say he died Monday afternoon. Mr Warmbier's family have rejected this explanation. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico

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Risky and catastrophic flooding could be observed due to rainfall in coastal areas. Bands of heavy rain are coming through as far east as the Florida Panhandle. Tropical Storm Cindy is projected to make landfall early Thursday morning. So far, "Potential Tropical Cyclone Three" has winds of 40 miles per hour, but Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft were unable to find a well-defined center of circulation, which keeps it from being a named storm. Read More »

Homeowner held inmates at gunpoint

A pair of inmates from Georgia suspected of killing two corrections officers during their escape from a prisoner bus this week have been captured in Tennessee after a chase that involved gunfire, authorities said . Rowe and Dubose were accused and convicted of aggravated assault and armed robbery . "I feel for ( Georgia Sheriff Howard Sills ) because of what he's going through with his department", said Fitzhugh. Read More »

Some Flights Canceled Out Of Phoenix Due To Heat

When the temperature soars, it's harder for airplanes to take off. American Airlines is allowing passengers to rebook their flights for free if they are arriving or departing Phoenix between the hours of 3 and 6 p.m. Pheonix has reached 118 degrees Monday and could easily break its 122 degree record into Tuesday, leading to more flight cancellations and heat advisories through out the region. Read More »