• Milwaukee jurors acquit ex-cop in killing of black man
Milwaukee jurors acquit ex-cop in killing of black man

On Friday, Minnesota police Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted of one count of second-degree manslaughter and two counts of intentional discharge of a firearm that endangers safety for the fatal shooting of Philando Castile during a traffic stop previous year.

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  • Southwest Hit With Heat Wave On First Day Of Summer
Southwest Hit With Heat Wave On First Day Of Summer

In about half the cases, according to the state Department of Health, it was because victims lacked air conditioning. American Airlines consults data from the National Weather Service to determine if conditions at their airports are suitable for takeoffs and landings.

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  • Sunderland booked, released from Oklahoma County jail
Sunderland booked, released from Oklahoma County jail

Sunderland no longer shows up in OU's people search as of Monday, as well. Per Ryan Aber of the Oklahoman , the charge against Sunderland came after a warrant was issued for his arrest and is "likely related to the same case that spawned Sunderland's misdemeanor charge from earlier in the week".

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  • Calling Comey a liar, Trump says he will testify under oath
Calling Comey a liar, Trump says he will testify under oath

When asked if he had covertly recorded his conversations with Comey, as Trump had suggested in a tweet shortly after firing Comey last month, the president was coy. Mr Comey told the Senate panel he took meticulous notes of each meeting or conversation he had with Mr Trump because "I was honestly concerned that he might lie about the nature of ou...

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  • Steep drop among Republican support for Trump, new poll shows
Steep drop among Republican support for Trump, new poll shows

The results have a margin of error of 4 percent. A new poll put out by " CBS News " shows Trump with the lowest approval in that survey since he took office. When asked about the objective of the investigations, 32 percent believe it is a political distraction that should be put aside, 27 percent said it's serious but not as serious as ot...

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  • Doctors Update Scalise's Condition Week After Shooting
Doctors Update Scalise's Condition Week After Shooting

The money raised will also go to three Washington-based charities that the Congressional Baseball Game has supported in past years: The Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Washington , The Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and The Washington Literacy Center.

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  • States wrestle with sizzling heat wave
States wrestle with sizzling heat wave

The National Weather Service said temperatures rose to a scorching 118 degrees on Monday and was forecast to reach 120 degrees on Tuesday and 118 again on Wednesday. Some smaller regional jets can not take off in temperatures hotter than 117 degrees, it said in a statement. Hainan Airlines launched the first two nonstop flights from Las Vegas...

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  • Officer Crystal Griner, injured in the Congressional shooting, throws out first pitch
Officer Crystal Griner, injured in the Congressional shooting, throws out first pitch

Four people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , were injured; it's likely there would've been more casualties if Capitol Police hadn't stepped in. Atalie Ebersole, the president and treasurer of the Congressional Women's Softball Game, said the group requested additional security measures for this year's game in May.

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  • US Agrees to Expand Cooperation With China on North Korea, Counterterrorism
US Agrees to Expand Cooperation With China on North Korea, Counterterrorism

Both Mattis and Tillerson said they reiterated during Wednesday's talks that Washington believes Beijing can do more to exert diplomatic pressure on the North Korean government to halt its nuclear and ballistics programs. "We obviously want humanitarian work to continue in North Korea, but I think we need to think hard about making it safer for o...

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  • Public vigil for Nabra Hassanen Wednesday in Reston
Public vigil for Nabra Hassanen Wednesday in Reston

Dranesville Road, which was largely empty when an attacker beat Nabra there on early Sunday morning, was packed with people walking along the same sidewalk to attend her funeral. "If nobody gave you a compliment, she gave you a compliment", he said. "It's about focusing on Allah or God". "We're all missing her". Torres caught Nabra and struck h...

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  • Deadly Tropical Storm Cindy Drenches Gulf Coast
Deadly Tropical Storm Cindy Drenches Gulf Coast

The main road leading to the island's narrow western end is partially covered with water, and the city is moving vehicles and equipment to higher ground. Landfall projections bring it to the Texas-Louisiana state line by early Thursday morning, but we will see impacts before then. A tropical storm watch was issued Monday for the upper Texas Coast...

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  • Memorial for slain Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen set on fire, suspect arrested
Memorial for slain Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen set on fire, suspect arrested

The young graphic artist says Hassanen's slaying hit close to home. Detectives told Nabra's mother that the teenager was struck with a metal bat, The Washington Post reported. Funeral services will be held Wednesday for Hassanen. He eventually abducted Hassanen and took her into his auto, while her friends ran to a nearby mosque to get hel...

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  • Rain From Tropical Storm Cindy Already Impacting Gulf Coast
Rain From Tropical Storm Cindy Already Impacting Gulf Coast

The storm was moving northwest at almost 8 miles (13 km) per hour, and forecasters said they expected this motion to continue until it hits the coast. A tropical storm warning that had extended from the Florida border west to Texas was scaled back, stretching from the mouth of the Mississippi River to just west of Galveston.

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  • Cindy weakens, tropical storm warning canceled for New Orleans
Cindy weakens, tropical storm warning canceled for New Orleans

People sit in a auto and watch the waves on the shore of Lake Pontchartrain as weather from Tropical Storm Cindy, in the Gulf of Mexico, impacts the region in New Orleans, Tuesday, June 20, 2017. Ahead of the storm, Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards declared a state of emergency in the state. In Texas, Gov. Greg Abbott ordered the State Operations ...

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  • Washington lawmakers heading toward another overtime session
Washington lawmakers heading toward another overtime session

Legislatures in 2013 and 2015, however, came close, passing budgets on June 30, requiring him to sign them before midnight. OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) - Gov. The state has been in contempt of court since 2014 for lack of progress on satisfying a 2012 state Supreme Court ruling that found that school funding was not adequate.

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  • Republican Senators Complain on Eve of Health Care Bill Unveiling
Republican Senators Complain on Eve of Health Care Bill Unveiling

Earlier Wednesday, conservative Sen. Also Tuesday, three Democratic senators went on a failed quest to the Washington headquarters of the Congressional Budget Office to obtain a copy of the Senate bill, livestreamed via Facebook. Sen. Rob Portman , R-Ohio, and other GOP senators from states that expanded Medicaid were still battling to...

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  • GOP senators to unveil health care bill Thursday
GOP senators to unveil health care bill Thursday

Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, Republicans can only afford defections from two of their 52 senators to push the measure through the Senate. Mike Lee, R-Utah, said in a Facebook video for his constituents. Democrats have also lambasted McConnell for writing the sweeping legislation in closed-door meetings. As Democrats made a series of ...

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  • Jurors begin 3rd day of deliberations in Bill Cosby trial
Jurors begin 3rd day of deliberations in Bill Cosby trial

Jurors quit for the night around 9 p.m. Tuesday . On Wednesday, jurors asked to have portions of Constand's testimony read back them. Cosby is charged with assaulting Constand without her consent, assaulting her while she was unconscious and assaulting her with drugs to make her unable to consent.

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  • Flint airport stabbing investigated as possible act of terrorism
Flint airport stabbing investigated as possible act of terrorism

According to the FBI , Ftouhi said something similar to "you have killed people in Syria , Iraq , and Afghanistan , and we are all going to die". In the United States, an attack attributed to anger over politics seriously wounded top Republican congressman Steve Scalise week, when a rifle-wielding critic of President Donald Trump opened fi...

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  • GOP winning streak continues in Georgia
GOP winning streak continues in Georgia

Democrat Jon Ossoff lost a highly contested special election in Georgia's 6th District Tuesday night, dashing the party's hopes of notching their first electoral win since President Donald Trump's election. Handel herself claimed victory around 10:40 pm. A district that has been sending Republicans to Washington for almost four de...

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