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Supreme Court to decide on partisan gerrymandering

Democrats have accused Republicans of taking improper actions at the state level to suppress the turnout of minority voters and others who tend to support Democrats and maximize the number of party members in state legislatures and the U.S. Read More »

Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee

On Tuesday evening, authorities at the Shelbyville Police Department told the GBI that they responded to a home invasion where Dubose and Rowe left two people tied up and fled the scene, GBI spokesman Steve Emmett said . They drove into adjacent Bedford County, where authorities said they abandoned the vehicle then forced their way into a couple's home and tied them up. Read More »

Connecticut NBC Station Won't Air Megyn Kelly and Alex Jones Interview


I knew it was all a lie. "We urge you to consider the ethical and legal ramifications of broadcasting this interview to millions of Americans". Here is the big problem with NBC falling for this: They put themselves in a position to get fleeced by someone who probably knew that the interview wouldn't be favorable for them, and used them more as a platform to rally up his base further. Read More »

Trump's Tape Tweet Was About 'Raising The Question Of Doubt'


Both sides believe the other side is acting in bad faith, and both are losing respect for one another. Most importantly, the public was left in the dark. Spicer wouldn't even confirm if Trump accepts overwhelming evidence - including the United States intelligence community's joint assessment , the sworn testimony of a number of current and former intelligence officials , and recent news reports based on a leaked National Security Agency document - that Russian Federation used ... Read More »

Dozens arrested after disability advocates protest at McConnell's office

One video showed people chanting, "No cuts to Medicaid, save our liberty!" Some of the protesters were yelling "no cuts to Medicaid" as they were being led away by police. Protest organizers said several dozen people had been arrested. Blood on the floor outside of Leader Mcconnell's office as protestors are physically being removed. Read More »

Parks and Rec hosts World's Largest Swimming Lesson


The 8 Annual World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) took place at waterparks, community pools and swim schools in 47 states in the USA as the summer season officially kicked off. As part of a global effort to help prevent drowning, a special group swim lesson was held at the Paul Nelson Aquatics Center in Santa Maria. That year, 40,298 participants learned to swim at 641 locations in 24 countries. Read More »

'Pizzagate' gunman in DC sentenced to 4 years


Welch briefly spoke at the hearing, saying that he wanted to apologize to anyone affected by his actions but said he also realized "that words can not undo or change what has already happened". Welch did not injure anyone. Welch and his lawyer, Dani Jahn, requested a sentence of 18 months. Welch must pay roughly $6,000 for property damage. Read More »

Dem says 'we can do better' than GOP health plan

Analysis by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office is required before the vote but it appeared that analysis won't be released until next week, shortly before the voting begins. Trump, who campaigned heavily on a pledge to dismantle Obamacare , remained confident. Susan Collins , R-Maine, said the centrist has some misgivings about the bills as well. Read More »

Obama Slams Republicans in Blistering 1000-Word Takedown

So how does the Senate bill fare with regard to my five questions? Brewer shocked her fellow Republicans in 2013 when the key part of former President Barack Obama's health care law. "It shows the bind Senate Republicans are in". After that date, expansion would end, and people who enrolled in the expansion could not re-enroll once they leave. Read More »

Driver, dummy busted for using HOV lane


Another State Trooper had to intervene when the auto kept moving along the HOV lane where the driver finally stopped a short distance away. Trooper Glidden eventually managed to track down and stop the auto. Glidden was right. The "passenger" in the HOV lane was not, in fact, a real person. Trooper Todd Gildden was working on Interstate 93 on Thursday morning in Charlestown when he saw something odd in a auto on the HOV lane, state police said. Read More »

Motorcyclist kicks vehicle in road rage incident, starts accident


The crash was reported shortly before 6 a.m. Wednesday near Newhall Avenue, and prompted a 30-minute closure in the area, CHP officials said. The motorcyclist was seen riding off, away from the crash. The motorcyclist manages to avoid crashing but the driver of the sedan loses control and then hits the median before traveling into traffic and crashing into a white Chevrolet Avalanche. Read More »

Svitolina pondering missing Wimbledon with foot injury after Birmingham defeat


The Ukrainian said: "I'm disappointed I'm out of the tournament, but not disappointed about my performance because I couldn't really show even like 50 per cent of what I can do". "I was expecting this because she always played great on's quite normal". Giorgi, who suffered her fourth consecutive Grand Slam first-round loss at Roland Garros last month, has the stinging strokes, fast feet and impeccable timing that are all assets on grass. Read More »

Senate Releases Health Care Bill

Senate Republican leaders have said they want the full Senate to vote on the bill next week, drawing criticism from many Democrats and a handful of Republicans . White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday that the White House intends to be involved in those negotiations, despite the largely hands off approach Trump has personally taken in the crafting of the Senate bill. Read More »

United States congressman's shooter had list of six lawmakers


The hospital released a statement Wednesday saying Scalise's condition had improved to fair and that he is "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation ". Last week, a law enforcement source told CNN that a list of names - including some Republican members of Congress - was found with the Alexandria shooter. Read More »

US officials to lift Yellowstone grizzly bear protections


Calling the recovery of the Grizzly population around Yellowstone one of America's great conservation successes, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said it's time to return the overall management to the states and tribes. "The Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team, which includes the FWS and Wyoming Game and Fish, must be commended for its years of great work". Thanks to the team effort, grizzlies will be managed appropriately by our experts at game and fish. Read More »

The Next Step on North Korea

However, the doctors in Cincinnati said they found no signs of botulism. But during a regular press briefing in the Chinese capital, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang told reporters that China's role and contributions to solving problems on the Korean Peninsula were "indispensable". Read More »

Unruly Health Care Protesters Forcibly Removed From Senate


The measure encountered immediate trouble as four GOP senators said they opposed it but were open to negotiations. "The president said the House Bill was mean ", said Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer . Watch Elizabeth Warren tear into her Republican colleagues in the Senate . "These cuts are blood money. People will die", Warren said. "Let's be very clear". Read More »

Bat-Signal to Shine Over LA in Honor of Adam West

The actor became a pop culture icon in the 1960s for his camp-tastic portrayal of the not-so Dark Knight in the classic Batman TV series. "There will never be a Batman like Adam West and there will never be another Adam West ". "Describing him as "irreplaceable", he said " 'Family Guy " has lost its mayor, and I have lost a friend". Thousands of fans donned their best Batman outfits to honour Adam West as the sign with which he will always be associated - a giant Bat-signal - ... Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall

Louis, Missouri, was vacationing with his family on the Alabama coast when he was hit by a log washed in by a large wave. Residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast are closely watching Tropical Storm Cindy , which the National Weather Service said could cause "life-threatening flash flooding". Read More »

Blakespear commits to Paris Climate Agreement

The pact seeks to keep the global temperature rise below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. The city of Encinitas says it is well on its way to delivering on this commitment as it is now in the process of updating its Climate Action Plan, which sets aggressive goals for cutting carbon emission rates and outlines specific strategies for achieving those goals. Read More »

Judges affirm 'Making a Murderer' confession was coerced

She calls Thursday's ruling from a three-judge panel of the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals "a victory for Brendan". Dassey was convicted in the 2005 murder of photographer Teresa Halbach . The discussion about his nephew, Brendan Dassey, however was much less conflicted. 7th Circuit AFFIRMS Judge Duffin in 2-1 decision. A jury in 2007 found Dassey guilty of first-degree intentional homicide, second-degree sexual assault and mutilation of a corpse. Read More »

NYC man charged with trying to aid Islamic State group


It wasn't immediately clear if he had an attorney. Raishani, who also goes by the name Adam, allegedly contacted someone in January - who turned out to be a confidential informant - and by last month allegedly said he wanted to travel to Syria to join ISIS by the end of the Islamic holy month, which concludes June 24. Read More »

North Korea tests rocket engine

The sources said that it is not yet clear associated this activity with the preparation for the sixth nuclear test, noting that it can be carried out during a visit to Washington by a senior Chinese diplomats and military officials. The continental United States is around 5,600 miles (9,000 km) from North Korea. Relations with North Korea deteriorated further after Otto Warmbier, the 22-year-old University of Virginia student and OH native was returned to the United States last week ... Read More »

Schumer, Senate Democrats Ask For Meeting With Republicans About Health Care Bill

He says the Senate is quote, "not a place where you can just cook up something behind closed doors and rush it for a vote". Bernie Sanders I-Vt., said it was "completely unacceptable" that the Senate Republicans have been secretively handling their health care proposal that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act in a closed-door process. Read More »