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by | June 22, 2017 | 08:52

The president and his aides have complained about leaks, purportedly from the intelligence community, throughout the investigations by the FBI and Congress into Russia's meddling in the 2016 USA presidential elections and the Trump campaign's contact with Russian officials.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:47

According to the poll published Tuesday, 57 percent of Americans disapproved of the president. The right-leaning daily poll from Rasmussen Reports continued to skew overall poll figures Wednesday as it reported that 45 percent of "likely US voters" approved of the president's job performance.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:48

Mika suffered a wound to the chest and is expected to make a full recovery, his family said in a statement. On Friday, Dr. Jack Sava, director of trauma at the medical center, said that Scalise was at "imminent risk of death" when he arrived last Wednesday.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:36

The supervolcano under Yellowstone National Park has once again become a point of focus for doomsdayers after scientists picked up some ominous quake activity this month. The sleeping giant has laid dormant for 700,000 years but scientists have said they cannot rule out the possibility that it one day could awaken and kill thousands.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:33

Several children were also present but were not injured, police said. I had the distinct honor and privilege earlier this summer of being the featured speaker for an incredible fundraiser in Seattle . On that day, she finally dropped the shears after two officers drew their guns and repeatedly asked her to do so. Lyles was dealing with mental health issues, according to family.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:28

McConnell was unveiling his plan even as GOP senators from across the party's political spectrum complained about the package and the secretive, behind-closed-doors meetings he used to draft a measure reshaping the country's medical system, which comprises one-sixth of the US economy.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:25

The center of the disturbance is expected to make landfall near the Texas-Louisiana border late Wednesday night into Thursday. While Tropical Storm Cindy's torrential rains have grabbed the headlines, coastal flooding in Southeast Louisiana and MS inundated some communities with saltwater.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:26

Pyongyang has not responded to Warmbier's death . "It's a brutal regime , and we'll be able to handle it". But Tuesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the White House is "clearly moving further away" from engagement in the wake of Warmbier's death.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:23

Fairfax County Police did say "Torres took Nabra in his vehicle to a second location nearby in Loudoun County". The public defender's office, which was appointed to represent Martinez Torres, declined to comment. A Hassanen family spokesman said all the girls in the group were wearing Muslim headscarves and robes. If you think for a minute that her appearance had nothing to do with this crime, you're lying to yourself.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:21

Paul area. Castile's family cursed and stormed from the courtroom and citizens flocked by the hundreds to the state Capitol to vent their anger. "I'm mad as hell right now, yes I am". "Philando's case is one of the most blatant examples of police officers being allowed to kill people with impunity, and I think it will be a wake-up call for people who thought that at a minimum, at least in this case, there would be some semblance of justice", she said.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:18

The governor of Puerto Rico says that the United States territory has overwhelmingly voted for statehood in a recent non-binding referendum held on the island. Opposition leaders led a boycott of the vote, calling the referendum futile because in their view, the U.S. Congress would not approve statehood.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:18

And his Florida resort , which he's visited seven times as president, pulled in millions of dollars more than it had previously. The 98-page financial disclosure Trump voluntarily filed shows total income of at least $596.3 million a year ago and in the first quarter of 2017.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:17

Hassanen's lifeless body was later found in a pond. Darwin Martinez Torres , 22, is in custody for the homicide of Nabra Hassanen of Reston, Virginia, after he allegedly "became so enraged" that he hit her with a baseball bat, the Fairfax County Police Department said Monday.

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:14

A tropical storm warning is in effect from Texas' San Luis Pass strait to the Alabama-Florida border. The metro area remains under a tropical storm warning , a flash flood watch and a tornado watch as of 8 a.m. This image from NOAA's GOES-East satellite shows bands of thunderstorms north and east of Tropical Storm Cindy. North Alabama could get up to 3 inches of rain, with isolated areas getting even more .

by | June 22, 2017 | 08:11

While federal courts have ruled in the past on racial gerrymandering, the Wisconsin case is potentially a landmark which could limit how far state legislatures can go in redrawing district lines for partisan gain. We proved in federal court that Democrats and Republicans are pretty evenly clustered throughout the state and that Democrats in Wisconsin have had their rights violated.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:54

One newly announced congressional candidate is looking to change the dynamic, to appeal to the very disaffected Democratic voters - those who feel left behind by the high-tech economy and assaulted by changing social mores - who flocked to Trump past year.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:43

To fill the void left in Colorado Springs , the Elmore Sports group will move its Rookie-level Helena Brewers from Montana to Colorado Springs as a member of the Pioneer League . The city would need to meet potential tenants' needs, whether that be stadium renovation, agreement stipulations or other bartering points. While Wolff Stadium has been approved for Triple-A play in the short run, Nirenberg mentioned the city has not yet received plans for a more long-term home for the team.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:38

The shooting took place in a suburb of St. Paul, MN in July of past year. Yanez asks for Castile's driver's license and Castile can been seen handing something to Yanez through the driver's side window. Officer Jeronimo Yanez claimed he spotted the 32-year-old driving past and believed the shape of his nose reminded him of a suspect wanted for armed robbery.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:41

Thursday morning, according to the agency's 1 p.m. forecast Wednesday. As of mid-morning Wednesday the unorganized storm had maximum sustained winds of 50 miles per hour. Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency because of the threat of torrential rains and other severe weather . Landrieu said the worst flooding so far has been in the Venetian Isles and Lake Catherine communities, which lie outside the city's levee system.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:38

Morrogh said it was too early to say whether he might seek the death penalty. Police said Hassanen was bludgeoned with a baseball bat early Sunday by a motorist who drove up to about 15 Muslim teenagers as they walked or bicycled along a road.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:31

Tropical Storm Bret unleashed heavy flooding, knocked out power and ripped off several roofs in some areas of Trinidad &Tobago as it swirled west across the southern Caribbean region on Tuesday . Cindy formed Tuesday from a system that had been developing in the Gulf. Coastal areas in southeast Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama could receive 12 inches of rain or more from the storm.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:32

Unrelated to the tropical storm , the Dallas area could see some showers over the weekend, thanks to a cold front that's expected to move down from Oklahoma, Godwin said. That will bring at least six to nine inches of rain from southeastern Louisiana to the Florida panhandle. Authorities say a 10-year-old Missouri boy has died on the Alabama coast after being struck by a log washed in on rough surf associated with Tropical Storm Cindy.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:31

At McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, airlines cancelled at least one flight and delayed at least two others because of the heat. The Big Bear City Airport is now closed due to a brush fire nearby. Unfortunately for Phoenix residents, and anyone else hoping to travel through the city's airport, that's exactly how hot it was on Monday - and the temperature is expected to climb up to 120 degrees , according to the Arizona Republic .

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:18

The Houston Fire Department said the crash prompted officials to evacuate people within a 4,000-square-foot radius of Ellington Airport . #Ellington field evacuated after pilot ejects from burning F-16 on tarmac. "Personnel from Ellington Field are being evacuated, and residents in the area can expect to see increased traffic and emergency vehicles". Police closed Beltway 8 from Crenshaw to Galveston Road.

by | June 22, 2017 | 07:17

Police auto video of a Minnesota officer shooting a black motorist, whose dying moments were livestreamed on, was made public for the first time today, days after the officer was acquitted at trial. Another officer approaches the back door of the auto to grab the 4-year-old daughter of Castile's girlfriend Diamond Reynolds , who was in the vehicle with Castile and Reynolds.