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Trump announces he's being investigated

Some of his ire is aimed at Rosenstein and investigative special counsel Robert Mueller, both of whom the president believes are biased against him, associates say. President Donald Trump says the economy is improving and job numbers are up, despite the "phony Witch Hunt" against him. That authority clearly lies with the attorney general-or in this case, because the attorney general has recused ... [Full Article...]

Trump acknowledges he is under investigation in Russian Federation inquiry

The investigation, the president added is being led by "very bad and conflicted people". The message was the first explicit concession by the president that Robert Mueller , the special counsel for the Russian Federation inquiry, had begun examining whether Trump's firing of Comey last month was an attempt to obstruct the investigation. [Full Article...]

Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling When Simon Tam, the band's Asian-American frontman, tried to register his group's name with the trademark office, he was told he could not get a valid trademark because the name was offensive to Asians. wrote that the trademark denial violated the free speech clause of the First Amendment. " This journey has always been much bigger than our band: it's been about the rights of all marginalized c... [Full Article...]

Rep. Scalise's Condition Upgraded to 'Serious'

House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise was the only congressman injured in the shooting. Medstar Washington Hospital Centre released the update on behalf of the Scalise family. Scalise will be in the hospital "for some time" and will need "a period of healing and rehabilitation" after being discharged. Information has emerged that the gunman who opened fire on congressmen at a Virginia bas... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court takes on fight over partisan electoral maps

Supreme Court takes on fight over partisan electoral maps There could be changes coming to how Illinois' legislative maps are drawn every ten years with the U.S. Supreme Court agreeing to take up a Wisconsin case on the very issue. The Supreme Court has sought a way to establish a standard for determining when partisan gerrymandering occurred, and it is unclear whether this Wisconsin formula will satisfy the justices. [Full Article...]

Recording: Police shout 'get back' before shooting woman

Recording: Police shout 'get back' before shooting woman Monika Williams , Lyles' sister, asked Sunday as she tried to make sense of why police shot and killed the mother-to-be. Two Seattle Police Department officers opened fire on the woman after they said she confronted them brandishing a knife, police said. [Full Article...]

Monday morning rain, with afternoon sun

Monday morning rain, with afternoon sun Tonight - A chance of showers, mainly before 8 p.m. The Storm Prediction Center has placed most of central North Carolina under a Slight Risk of severe storms. Here comes the heat for the second half of the weekend. WEDNESDAY: Partly cloudy. Low: 73. The high will be 89, after a morning low of 72. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 63. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court To Hear Partisan Gerrymandering Case

While the court has previously ruled that partisanship in redrawing an election map can be illegal, it has never defined the ruling party's limit in power. "The right and freedom of every citizen to meaningfully participate in choosing who works for them in the legislature must be protected and I am hopeful that our highest court will do that by finding what politicians did in Wisconsin is uncon... [Full Article...]

Recording: Woman brandished shears in past police encounter

According to family members, Lyles has had mental health issues, was several months pregnant and was anxious that authorities would take her three kids, one of whom has Down syndrome. About two minutes into the exchange, at least one of the officers shouts, "Get back!" Pastor Kenny Isabell said Monday that Charleena Lyles was a pregnant mother of four children and wasn't a violent person. [Full Article...]

INSIDE WASHINGTON: Writing a bill in private not unusual

Democrats fear he is purposely keeping the bill under wraps until the last minute so he can jam the controversial plan through with just a few hours of floor debate. Republicans have held no committee meetings or votes on the measure, which McConnell is trying to produce from numerous private meetings among GOP senators. [Full Article...]

Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt

Grocers facing a united Amazon-Whole Foods must adapt Bug fixes, plus nighty nighty to Apple Watch and iOS 9 support. We spoke to food analyst David Portalatin of the NPD Group , a market research company. But a few other things might change eventually, as Amazon seeks to change its new spouse's reputation for pricey products. With its recent acquisition of Whole Foods , analysts are now saying that the online merchant giant could potentially... [Full Article...]

Scattered thunderstorms, milder temperatures ahead this week for metro Detroit

Scattered thunderstorms, milder temperatures ahead this week for metro Detroit Regardless humidity will remain low despite rising slightly today compared to yesterday. Through Sunday we could get as much as 2"-4" of rain on the ground in Chattanooga. Temperatures hit their peak tomorrow , with highs in the mid to lower 90s. Highs will reach the upper 80s, and the heat index will be in the low to mid-90s both days. [Full Article...]

Jared Kushner speaks in public. And Washington takes notice

That, at least, is how former United States ambassador Dan Shapiro looks at the Trump administration's continuing diplomatic push in the region, a push that will be reinforced on Wednesday with the arrival of Trump's son-in-law, advisor and all around trouble shooter, Jared Kushner . [Full Article...]

Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Congressmen in Pocket During Attack

Baseball Gunman Had List of GOP Congressmen in Pocket During Attack Hodgkinson said he had a home inspection business back in IL but had been in Alexandria for a while and had been looking for temporary work. The garage is just a few blocks from the baseball field where the following day, Hodgkinson fired on the GOP lawmakers, staffers and others as they practiced for Thursday's charity ballgame against Democrats. [Full Article...]

In spite of tweet, lawyer insists Trump not under investigation

In spite of tweet, lawyer insists Trump not under investigation No such conclusion has been reached. Mueller, who was tasked with overseeing the investigation last month, and his team are now assessing former FBI Director James Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , reviewing Comey's memos documenting his encounters with the president, and preparing to interview certain administration officials-like Director of National Intell... [Full Article...]

Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions

Poll shows most doubt Trump's respect for institutions Only 41 percent of Republicans are happy with the how things are going. Rasmussen is often an outlier that consistently shows Trump with higher approval ratings than most other polls . This no doubt informs many Democrats' astonishment that Trump supporters don't see him as they do. WASHINGTON , DC - JUNE 13: U.S. President Donald Trump and daughter Ivanka Trump walk toward Marine One be... [Full Article...]

Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy, says Wife

Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy, says Wife Scalise remains in critical condition, though doctors said Friday his vital signs have stabilized. Hodgkinson's attack shocked those who knew him as a popular and "laid-back" blue-collar worker in his hometown of Belleville, Illinois. [Full Article...]

Kyle Larson squeezes out Chase Elliott for MIS victory

Kyle Larson squeezes out Chase Elliott for MIS victory In lapped traffic, though, Larson closed back up on Truex to finish the opening stage just two seconds back. "All-in-all, it's a good season so far and we'll continue to keep building on what we've got". One driver who waits for these races and also likely has the most pressure on him to win is AJ Allmendinger. Joey Logano finished third. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Dale Earnhardt Jr. [Full Article...]

Sen. Carper: Proposed health care act could affect thousands in Delaware

Sen. Carper: Proposed health care act could affect thousands in Delaware Anthem spokesman Tony Felts wrote in an email earlier this month, "While we are pleased that some steps are being taken to address the sustainability of the marketplace, the individual market remains volatile". This is not the final deadline; some enterprising insurance plans might see empty areas of the country and raise their hand to fill the gap. This structure allows the program to respond ... [Full Article...]

Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack' The former speaker tweeted Thursday that Mueller was 'clearly the tip of the deep state spear aimed at destroying or undermining and crippling the Trump presidency'. Speaker Gingrich also discussed Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Senate testimony, and said that he believes he will be forthcoming about his meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. [Full Article...]


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