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Collapse larger than thought at nuclear waste site


The site just recently reopened. The building has been vacant for almost twenty years but remains highly contaminated, according to the Department of Energy . They were originally constructed to hold rail cars that were loaded with contaminated equipment. The senior Democrat on the House Energy and Commerce Committee says he is requesting that the Energy Department brief the panel on the cause of a tunnel collapse at a nuclear waste storage site in Washington state. Read More »

Man arrested by FBI for allegedly threatening congresswoman


According to a Tuesday article from The Washington Post , Steve Martan left "expletive-filled" death threats on the Republican politician's office line on May 2 and 10. McSally's office released a statement from District Director CJ Karamargin about Martin's threats against McSally. "Our community should be deeply disturbed by these threats of violence", Karamargin said in the statement . Read More »

Pvt. Chelsea Manning released from military prison


She will have healthcare benefits but will be unpaid, the army says. The Army said Wednesday that Manning remains subject to the military's criminal code until her discharge from the Army, and that her "excess leave" status will be lifted if she's prosecuted for any violations. Read More »

Trump claims 'right' to share info with Russian Federation

The New York Times reported on Tuesday that in February, Trump asked then-FBI Director James Comey to end the investigation into national security adviser Michael Flynn. The Washington Post withheld details about the intelligence-sharing arrangement and plot at the request of White House officials, who cited concern over national security. Read More »

Texas senator says he's innocent of federal charges


The Democratic senator is charged with wire fraud, securities fraud, engaging in monetary transactions with property derived from a specified unlawful activity and one count of being an unregistered securities broker. In Cantu's case, Uresti received a $27,000 commission, while she eventually lost most of her $900,000 investment with Four Winds. In February, Uresti's Downtown San Antonio law office was raided by the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Read More »

Marcus Mariota, Titans start Predators Game 3 in style

At least the fans had Southern California's murderous Friday afternoon traffic as a good excuse. "I think they believed they were playing a decent game and if we just stayed with it, that we'd eventually get one to drop and then see where it goes from there. Read More »

Chelsea Manning released from prison

The release comes after Manning was sentenced to 14 days in solitary confinement as punishment for attempting suicide and keeping a banned book in her cell, Reuters reported in September 2016 . Even though she was allowed to take hormonal medication while incarcerated, Manning's lawyers had revealed earlier she wasn't allowed to keep a feminine haircut inside prison. Read More »

Chelsea Manning Released After 7 Years In Military Prison

And while a military judge acquitted her of aiding the enemy, Manning was convicted of numerous violations of the Espionage Act. After he commuted her sentence, President Obama said, "It has been my view that given she went to trial, that due process was carried out, that she took responsibility for her crime, that the sentence that she received was very disproportionate relative to what other leakers had received and that she had served a significant amount of time , that it made sense to ... Read More »

Child, 7, Allegedly Handcuffed at Dallas Elementary School


Odis is demanding answers from the school and hired Dhillon to help her. "When I got there, (I said) 'Where's my baby?'" Odis said, recalling a conversation with a school employee. "The boy did vividly describe being shocked and his body convulsing... and he was very clear about that", he added. A school district spokeswoman says the actions by district police were their own and not a matter of district policy. Read More »

Investigator Now Says Murdered DNC Staffer Didn't Contact WikiLeaks Before Mysterious Death


Now, Wheeler is agreeing with conspiracy theorists regarding Rich's death. During his interview with a FOX News affiliate, Wheeler suggested the conspiracy theories may have some truth behind them. CNN's report cites Brad Bauman as a, "spokesman for the Rich Family". It seems that no matter how unreliable and discredited this story gets, conservative outlets will likely stand by it. Read More »

Germany's Lidl to price groceries up to 50 percent below USA rivals


Spokesman William Harwood said in February that at least one of the three Fredericksburg-area grocery stores to be among the first to open in the United States. Lidl, meanwhile, hopes to emulate its European operations in the U.S. The German chain, along with Aldi, has had success entering new markets across the continent, and sees its private-label products resonating with U.S. Read More »

Q2 Weather: Winter Storm Warning for the Beartooths and Crazies


Accumulation will be largely limited to the grass, rooftops, and vehicles and most areas will see 2-6 inches. As the temperatures aloft fall, so does the snow level. Drivers can expect 6-12 inches of fresh snow here. Meanwhile, residents of Colorado, Wyoming, Montana, Idaho and Utah will see heavy, wet snow from a developing winter storm. Read More »

Putin denies Trump passed Russian Federation secrets reportedly linked to Israel

It was sensitive enough that it hadn't been shared with other close allies and was codeword-protected. Other GOP lawmakers, however, were not ready to move on so quickly. The US president has the authority to share intelligence as he or she sees fit. Many analysts have been concerned about the impact Trump's indiscretions could have on his relationships with allies. Read More »

Comey Firing Won't Stop Russia Probe


The four are among almost a dozen candidates Mr Trump is considering, a group that includes several lawmakers, attorneys and law enforcement officials. Trump dismissed the FBI director citing his handling of the probe into Hillary Clinton's emails, but opponents suspect his ouster was a bid to stall the Russian Federation investigation, which is also looking into possible collusion between the Kremlin and Trump's team. Read More »

Fallen police officers to be commemorated at National Memorial Arboretum


With the U.S. Capitol as a backdrop, Trump said, "Words can not express the depths of our gratitude, but I hope that our actions will show you how deeply we care and how strongly we feel about protecting those who protect us". "PC Palmer's death has put greater emphasis on the need to create a place where the nation can honour and commemorate our police service and where family, friends and colleagues of those killed on duty can go to carry out personal acts of remembrance. Read More »

Four dead in OH nursing home shooting

The Licking County Coroner said Monday that Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric Disario was killed in an alley outside the Pine Kirk Care Center in Kirkersville . "Once the shot was sacked at the chief, the two hostages took off running", Thorp said. In the nearby city of Pataskala, Krantz's family said she liked to help others. Read More »

Political Battle Looms As Trump Health Care Bill Heads To The Senate


And we have no idea how they'll feel, because, well, we have no idea what kind of health-care overhaul the Senate will pass, whether the House will agree to it, or whether Trump will sign. Moderate Republicans have already isolated their biggest problems with the bill out of the House, namely that it weakens protections for Americans with pre-existing conditions and reduces funds for the Medicaid program for the poor. Read More »

Erdogan, Trump reaffirm joint fight against terror


Two arrests were made during the disturbance on Tuesday which, according to witnesses, saw the Turkish president's security detail attack demonstrators carrying the flag of the Kurdish PYD party outside the residence . The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces militia is set to lead the fight for the IS's bastion of Raqa, but its role has stoked tensions between Washington and Turkey. Read More »

Trump under pressure to explain intel sharing with Russian Federation

But there was nothing wrong with that, he insisted. Earlier on Tuesday, Trump tweeted that he has "the absolute right" to share certain information with Russian Federation. But some of the European partners Trump will meet later in his trip have been more skeptical about his policies, including a controversial travel and immigration ban that's been blocked by US courts. Read More »

Trump details his press briefing replacement


Senate. In an interview to Fox News, President Donald said, "Everybody's convinced: They say there is no collusion". He also sent out a tweet in which he appeared to threaten Comey by releasing recordings of their conversations. While federal statutes define obstruction of justice broadly to include most forms of influencing or impeding "any official proceeding", it would be hard to prove the president specifically meant to interfere with the investigation. Read More »