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Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting

Seattle police: No choice but lethal force in fatal shooting Although the Seattle Police has released video and audio from the shooting just days after the incident, Lyles' criminal history was revealed hours after she was gunned down. Seattle mayor Ed Murray called the incident a tragedy and said it would be "fully investigated" by a federal monitoring team. In every episode, the department talked about recent happenings with the police. [Full Article...]

Ryan on Mueller: Let special counsel 'do his job'

Rosenstein took over the investigation when Attorney General Jeff Sessions recused himself from any dealings with the Russia probe on March 2 after his own dealings with Russian officials was disclosed. Sen. Lindsey Graham , R-S.C., raised questions regarding Mueller's independence, however. Soon after Ruddy's remarks became public Monday night, White House press secretary Sean Spicer sa... [Full Article...]

Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment

Pelosi also incorrectly predicted that Democrats were poised to take back the House a year ago, leading some of her colleagues to feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. Trump's election as president had papered over the intraparty disputes and generational divides among House Democrats, as lawmakers joined in opposing the White House and trying to channel the energy of their part... [Full Article...]

Trump signals willing to work with Republicans on healthcare bill

Trump signals willing to work with Republicans on healthcare bill The draft bill is expected to be subject to negotiations over the coming days, and Senate majority whip John Cornyn told reporters on Thursday that McConnell could file the final bill "as late as Tuesday" and that "it would encompass additional conversations and ideas between now and then" as Republicans try to earn the necessary support within their caucus. [Full Article...]

Texas mom charged in deaths of 2 children found in hot car

Texas mom charged in deaths of 2 children found in hot car By SHAWN MARSH Associated Press A New Jersey university is remembering the 50th anniversary of a Cold War summit it hosted that brought the leaders of the US and USSR together. Throughout multiple interviews, Randolph created several variations of the events which lead to the death of her children. The Texas Rangers and U.S. [Full Article...]

Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill

Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill Assuming every Democrat is a no vote, the GOP can't afford more than 2 of their own senators to vote against the bill. At least five GOP Senators say they won't vote for it in its current form, but are open to negotiating. Many Republicans oppose the group because it provides abortions, the AP said. The bill also would reduce or eliminate subsidies for millions of Americans on the exchan... [Full Article...]

Tropical storm cindy hits kentucky hard

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Cindy's maximum sustained winds have decreased to near 40 miles per hour (64 kph) with continued weakening expected over the next two days. An additional 3 to 5 inches of rainfall is forecast. Entergy Corp., the biggest power company in the Gulf Coast area, said about 4,200 of its 2.9 million customers in Arkansas , Louisiana , Mississippi and Texas ... [Full Article...]

Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages

Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages Carter cried and clutched a handkerchief to her face as Moniz detailed her conduct and the circumstances of Roys death, but she was stoic when the verdict was formally pronounced. "You can't think about it. The time is right and you're ready _ just do it babe", she wrote. You just have to do it. "I should have gotten him more help", she wrote. [Full Article...]

Tropical Storm Cindy expected to weaken as it moves inland

It dumped heavy rain with maximum sustained winds between 40 and 45 miles per hour. No significant flooding or damage was reported in the Houston area, with the exception of some street flooding on Galveston Island. Forecasters said the rain should move out of the area by 1 a.m. Saturday and were calling for mostly sunny skies for the remainder of the weekend. [Full Article...]

Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines

Senate GOP health bill: Cut Medicaid, end no-coverage fines Senators are likely to have only a handful of days to decide whether to support or vote against the 142-page bill, which was unveiled on Thursday. President Donald Trump predicted the final product is "going to be great" - but only after some more negotiations take place. [Full Article...]

Health Insurers Concerned by 'Dramatic' Medicaid Cuts in Bill

Head over to NPR for a side-by-side comparison of the Senate bill versus the House version and the Obama Administration's Affordable Care Act . Republicans hold 52 out of 100 Senate seats, so they can afford only two defections; in that case, Vice President Mike Pence would be brought in to break a 50-50 tie. [Full Article...]

Dashcam video of deadly MN police shooting released

Paul. - Yanez's reaction . Castile can be seen handing Yanez what prosecutors say was his insurance card - then telling Yanez he also has a gun. In the aftermath of the shooting , Reynolds is heard calmly speaking to Yanez while he yells expletives and calls for backup. The St. Anthony Police Department later announced he would not return to the force. [Full Article...]

Who was James Hodgkinson?

Sue Hodgkinson expressed her profound regret: "I'm sorry that he did this". Sue Hodgkinson said pleadingly. He died from injuries sustained in a shoot-out with Capitol Hill police who were at the scene in Alexandria, Virginia. Reps. Ron DeSantis, R-Florida, and Jeff Duncan, R-South Carolina, told reporters Wednesday that the gunman approached them in their vehicle and asked whether "Republicans or... [Full Article...]

Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital Special Agent in Charge Tim Slater says they now know for sure, that anti-GOP gunman James Hodgkinson, acted alone when he shot and wounded the top House Republican and four other people on a northern Virginia baseball field last week. Hodgkinson carried out the Alexandria attack using an SKS 7.62 mm rifle and a 9 mm handgun he had purchased legally, according to the Federal Bureau of Investig... [Full Article...]

Judge clouts 22nd homer, propels Yankees past Angels 5-3

Sanchez added a two-run double and Chris Carter chipped in an RBI single as the Yankees won their fourth straight and scored double-digit runs for the 10th time - fourth against the Orioles . Orioles C Welington Castillo was set to play six or seven innings and get three or four at-bats in a rehab game for Double-A Bowie at Trenton. "I feel good. [Full Article...]

Trump affects Virginia primaries, but not as expected

The dichotomy evoked comparisons to the 2016 Democratic presidential primary between the upstart Sanders and the establishment Hillary Clinton. Gillespie, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, was expected to win the GOP primary by a wide margin - the result of Trump's growing disapproval and a signal that insurgent candidates could be losing political ground. [Full Article...]

Mistrial 2nd for ex-Ohio officer

Mistrial 2nd for ex-Ohio officer Jurors told the court Friday they were deadlocked and could not reach a unanimous decision , but Judge Leslie Ghiz instructed them to keep deliberating. Tensing has been out of prison on bond since July 2015. Former University of Cincinnati campus police officer Ray Tensing was accused of killing Sam DuBose in a case tinged with the same overtones of racial discrimination and heavy-handed tacti... [Full Article...]

Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

Each move he makes to one of the two sides risks losing support from the other. "There's still an opportunity to make this bill better", he said. Few senators were included in the secretive drafting process, which McConnell oversaw alongside a small conclave of aides, lawmakers, and lobbyists. [Full Article...]

U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement

U.S. lawmaker shot by anti-Trump gunman showing improvement Although Scalise was able to talk on the ballfield, by the time he was transported by helicopter to the hospital, he was in shock. The bullet struck Scalise in the hip, and traveled across his body, shattering bones and passing through internal organs, causing major internal bleeding. [Full Article...]

New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

The bill would cut and redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people. Senators Rand Paul , Mike Lee , Ted Cruz , and Ron Johnson probably hold the fate of the Senate Obamacare repeal-replace bill and staked out their own position on what needs to happen for them to get behind the effort. [Full Article...]


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