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In Cedar Rapids, Trump calls for rural internet expansion

In Cedar Rapids, Trump calls for rural internet expansion He says: "This was a tough hand. But you put me there for a reason and I think you're going to be very happy with the end result". Granted, the president spent almost two years showing the public that he's a pathological narcissist and a vacuous blackhole for unearned praise and validation, but sure, let's pretend he he's taken the interests of the working class to heart. [Full Article...]

Trump Calls The Health Care Bill He's Been Praising 'Mean'

Republican Senate leadership is targeting a vote before the July 4 recess. Tell you what, there is a lot of talent standing behind me. Orrin Hatch whether any hearings would be held on the yet-to-be-released bill. Senate Republicans likewise have not disclosed what is in, or likely to be in, their bill . "I have none planned", Alexander said. "If time isn't a factor you may have a heari... [Full Article...]

In Iowa, Trump ready to rally base, celebrate GOP resilience

He will be visiting Kirkwood Community College followed by a campaign-style rally tonight in Cedar Rapids. The comment came a day after Trump said Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its weapons programmes had failed. [Full Article...]

Senate passes Russian Federation sanctions bill, pushing back against Trump

The Senate nearly unanimously approved legislation Thursday that slaps sanctions on Iran and Russian Federation. The US Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a new package of sanctions that punish Russian Federation for its efforts to alter the course of the 2016 presidential election. [Full Article...]

Dashcam Video Shows 7 Shots Fired at Castile Car

Officer Jeronimo Yanez said in an interview following the fatal traffic stop that Castile's apparent willingness to use the drug in front of his young daughter and girlfriend led Yanez to believe that the 32-year-old posed a serious threat. [Full Article...]

Fake quake: Report of major California temblor a false alarm

A report of a major natural disaster off the California coast has turned out to be a false alarm based on a quake that happened in 1925. The alert, according to Pressfield, was caused by a software edit of the quake that rocked Santa Barbara in 1925, killing 13. [Full Article...]

CNN host offers a lesson for Democrats about failure following Georgia loss

Frustrated Democrats pondered the party's future and questioned its campaign messaging on Wednesday after a demoralizing defeat in a Georgia congressional race widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump's young administration. [Full Article...]

Government health insurance markets holding up--barely

Trump has caused confusion about whether he'll continue key components of the law. It's no secret that the volatility in the individual markets reflects uncertainty over whether the Republican-controlled Congress will succeed in repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act , as well as the concerted efforts by the Trump administration to drive Obamacare into the ground with executive order... [Full Article...]

Man Yells 'Allahu Akbar' And Stabs Michigan Cop

It was not clear if suspect Amor Ftouhi had planned on killing more people with the Flint Bishop Airport attack or if it could have been an attempt at drawing the police officer to kill him. The FBI said it was too early to say whether the attack was an "act of terrorism". An FBI spokesperson said Ftouhi entered the USA on June 16 by a land border in Lake Champlain, N.Y. [Full Article...]

Congressional Black Caucus Rejects Trump's WH Invitation

Congressional Black Caucus Rejects Trump's WH Invitation The CBC was invited to the White House by Trump's assistant and former " Apprentice " contestant Omarosa Manigault after she met with CBC leadership. government, and has historically enjoyed the membership of virtually all black lawmakers. Richmond wrote that the CBC "voiced all of these concerns in various forms, most them in writing, but have heard nothing back" from Trump or his Cabinet. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Cindy: Child dies on Alabama Coast

Tropical Storm Cindy: Child dies on Alabama Coast Cindy's maximum sustained winds were near 60 miles per hour (96 kph) Wednesday morning with slight weakening expected to begin Thursday. The National Weather Service said early Wednesday that flash flood watches covered parts of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Georgia as the storm trudged closer to the US mainland. [Full Article...]

The DC Memorial For A Murdered Muslim Teen Was Set On Fire

Police charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres with murder. According to police , the assailant struck her with a bat and took her away in his auto. What did the suspect do to Nabra Hassanen? It is still unclear what happened between the time Hassanen was first attacked and the recovery of her body, Wright said. [Full Article...]

Impacts from Tropical Storm Cindy Continue Through Friday

Impacts from Tropical Storm Cindy Continue Through Friday The latest weather forecast for southern Brazoria County showed winds will reach 25 miles per hour overnight with gusts of up to 35 miles per hour before dying down by morning. NHC said it expected the storm to turn toward the north-northwest and then toward the north Wednesday night and Thursday. A tropical storm churning toward the Texas-Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico is set to bring he... [Full Article...]

Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman, not terrorism

Investigators said they still don't know exactly why Hodgkinson traveled to Alexandria or why he carried out the shooting . Hodgkinson left his home in Belleville, Ill., in March and drove to the Alexandria area, where he then lived in his vehicle at a YMCA across the street from the baseball field. [Full Article...]

Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Black Man

Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of Black Man Prosecutors argued that it was unnecessary when Heaggan-Brown discharged his weapon a second time. The officer was sacked two months after the shooting when he was charged in an unrelated sexual assault. The jury, which was sequestered, began deliberations on Tuesday - less than a year after the shooting in northwest Milwaukee. If convicted he could face 60-years in prison. [Full Article...]

Pilot ejects from burning F-16 before crash at Houston airport

Pilot ejects from burning F-16 before crash at Houston airport The airport was quickly evacuated, including kids on a field trip who were among those relocated to a safe space. According to Continental U.S. NORAD, the plane and presumably the pilot are attached to the 138th fighter wing out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. [Full Article...]

San Antonio to get Triple-A team as Missions move to Amarillo

San Antonio to get Triple-A team as Missions move to Amarillo RockHounds' Tyler Marincov safely dives back to first as San Antonio Missions' Moah Perio waits on the pickoff attempt throw 5/22/17 at Security Bank Ballpark. The team moving to Colorado Springs will be within the Pioneer Baseball League. The two sides got to the point where the Lubbock city council spoke with the Missions about the potential overture. [Full Article...]

Senate GOP would halt Obamacare penalties, taxes

While the Senate bill does tie subsidies to income, rather than to age as the House bill did, that still doesn't help the millions of Americans who still can't really afford insurance outside of Medicaid . The concern among members of the president's own party come as the Senate prepares to publicly release the Senate legislation on Thursday, which White House spokesman Sean Spicer admitted on We... [Full Article...]

Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway

Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway The man then allegedly got out of the vehicle while it was still moving and fired multiple times and the woman. Authorities say a man gunned down a woman believed to be his wife during an argument on a major Chicago expressway before he shot and killed himself. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Cindy churning toward the Gulf Coast

A tropical storm warning has been issued from Intracoastal City, Louisiana , to the Mouth of the Pearl River; tropical storm conditions are expected within 36 hours. Parts of southeast Louisiana, southern Alabama, southern MS and the western Florida Panhandle are not in the forecast path but are expected to see a substantial amount of rain, which could cause flooding. [Full Article...]


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