• Wounded congressman Scalise transferred from ICU
Wounded congressman Scalise transferred from ICU

The FBI , which investigated the incident, said on Wednesday that Hodgkinson did not post online any threats against or references to members of Congress before the attack. 2 Democrat in the Senate, the Belleville News-Democrat reported . For most of that window in April, Congress was not in session. "I had a great meeting with St...

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  • Dashcam Footage Of Police Killing Of Philando Castile Is Made Public
Dashcam Footage Of Police Killing Of Philando Castile Is Made Public

Castile's girlfriend and her daughter were in the auto. The video begins as Yanez pulls over Castile's vehicle due to a broken taillight. When Castile told the officer that he had a concealed weapon, a gun that he was permitted to have in the state of Minnesota, the cop unholstered his gun and shot Castile to death.

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  • Storms that had potential for tornado could cause flash flooding in NJ
Storms that had potential for tornado could cause flash flooding in NJ

The best threat for isolated tornadoes is north of I-20. A few tornadoes are possible through tonight from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast. Tri-state residents are bracing for potential impacts from Tropical Depression Cindy as the weakened but still strong storm takes aim at parts of the south.

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  • Senate GOP releases health care bill to cut Medicaid, dismantle 'Obamacare'
Senate GOP releases health care bill to cut Medicaid, dismantle 'Obamacare'

Heller, who faces a hard re-election fight next year, said he would vote against the bill in its current form but did not rule out supporting a revamped version. Sen. Susan Collins says she will spend the next few days carefully reviewing the new Affordable Care Act repeal proposal, taking a hard look at an upcoming analysis by the Congres...

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

Randolph also initially reported both children "took off", that she had searched the area then later found the toddlers locked inside a small four-door vehicle on the property. Randolph implicated herself again when she told investigators she later broke the auto window to make it look like an accident. During subsequent interviews with the polic...

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  • Dallas Republican Pete Sessions says GOP plan doesn't resolve health care problem
Dallas Republican Pete Sessions says GOP plan doesn't resolve health care problem

McConnell , eager to approve the legislation next week, indicated he was open to changes before it reaches the Senate floor. Despite leadership's plan to use the reconciliation process, they remain short on the votes needed to send it back to the House.

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  • CNN covers White House press brief with sketches
CNN covers White House press brief with sketches

CNN later on featured Hennessey's sketching on its afternoon proceedings while continually stressing that cameras have not been allowed in the briefing room. As part of the strategy to legislate in the dark , Donald Trump's White House has ordered news outlets to cut off their recordings for most of the press briefings over the past few weeks.

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  • Suns thrilled to get Jackson with fourth pick in draft
Suns thrilled to get Jackson with fourth pick in draft

And Jackson heads to the desert with a Jayhawk-sized chip on his shoulder. The 20-year-old Jackson was the Big 12 freshman of the year and an all-Big 12 first-team selection. "I felt like the type of player that I am, I could fit anywhere". He fills a Phoenix need with his defense. McDonough said they always try to be "very thorough" with any pic...

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  • Yankees slugger Aaron Judge hits prodigious homer against Orioles (YouTube clip)
Yankees slugger Aaron Judge hits prodigious homer against Orioles (YouTube clip)

Dylan Bundy (6-5) tossed six solid innings but lost for the fourth time in five outings. Montgomery (4-4) set a career high with eight strikeouts in the longest outing of his 11 major league starts. During that stretch, Tanaka has lost five games while allowing 27 runs in 22.2 innings pitched. They both gave up a home run to Judge. Micahel Pin...

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  • Stabbing at MI airport an act of terror, says Federal Bureau of Investigation
Stabbing at MI airport an act of terror, says Federal Bureau of Investigation

Luciano Piazza, the building landlord, said Ftouhi was not a hard tenant and that he is married with children. The officer is in a stable condition in hospital. During a news conference Wednesday evening, Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent David Gelios said Ftouhi entered the U.S.at a NY border crossing in mid-June.

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  • Gillespie narrowly leads surprisingly close GOP Virginia primary
Gillespie narrowly leads surprisingly close GOP Virginia primary

Gov. Ralph Northam , put to the test by Perriello and the party's growing progressive insurgency. According to the New York Times , also at the 90% reporting mark, former Republican National Committee Chair and Bush staffer Ed Gillespie had 43.5% of the vote, while his pro-Trump, pro-Confederate opponent Corey Stewart was within gras...

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  • Rep. Tim Ryan: 'Toxic' Democratic Party Has No Clear Economic Message
Rep. Tim Ryan: 'Toxic' Democratic Party Has No Clear Economic Message

Such comments about Pelosi were highlighted by Republicans on Thursday in an attempt to illustrate a divided Democratic caucus. "But she said they made big gains anyway, reducing their margin of loss from as much as 20 percentage points in previous elections down to less than 5 points this time ".

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  • Rain from tropical storm raises flood threat in West Virginia
Rain from tropical storm raises flood threat in West Virginia

As the storm comes ashore, the coast could also face strong winds of up to 50 miles per hour. As of 5 a.m. Friday , no flood watches or warnings have been issued for the midstate. "The storm is expected to move up into Louisiana Thursday where it will be absorbed by an approaching cold front moving in from the Plains", Guy said.

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  • Jury Deadlocks In Cop's Murder Retrial; Judge Says Try Again
Jury Deadlocks In Cop's Murder Retrial; Judge Says Try Again

Shortly after 2 p.m. Friday, Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a second mistrial in the murder case after receiving a note from the jury. Tensing said during his first trial that his goal was not to harm DuBose, but to "stop the threat". The defense lawyers contended that video analysis created "20/20 hindsight" that Tensing did not have in the mome...

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  • Making a Murderer Inmate Scores a Legal Victory
Making a Murderer Inmate Scores a Legal Victory

In his dissent, Judge David Hamilton described the interview of Dassey as "gentle", and warned that the majority's ruling will pose new challenges for police officers. His story evolved to one that incriminates him in disposing of Halbach's body. Although JoEllen Zipperer was inconsistent about the time Teresa Halbach arrived, Zellner claims wire...

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  • Nevada senator's opposition deals new blow to GOP health bill
Nevada senator's opposition deals new blow to GOP health bill

Senate on Thursday unveiled a bill that would dramatically transform the nation's Medicaid program, make significant changes to the federal health law's tax credits that help lower-income people buy insurance and allow states to water down changes to some of the law's coverage guarantees.

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  • Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win Back House Majority
Democrats Try To Push Nancy Pelosi Out To Win Back House Majority

Ask any fifth-grader what the Democratic Party stands for these days and he or she will tell you: Against Trump . "I am a master legislator". "I'm sure that Nancy Pelosi believes that she is the one that can lead this party". "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out", Trump tweeted Thursday , after spending the week bragg...

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  • Tornado threat continues for part of the area
Tornado threat continues for part of the area

It is expected to weaken into a tropical depression later Thursday morning, the Miami-based weather forecaster said . While Arkansas has managed to remain relatively unscathed from Cindy, life-threatening floods and at least one death have been reported along the gulf coast.

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  • Focus on Family gets Pence pep talk
Focus on Family gets Pence pep talk

Daly was talking about Satan - not the vice president. Focus on the Family was founded by Dr. James Dobson in 1977 and moved their headquarters to Colorado Springs in 1991. Focus is pleased with the outcome but isn't counting on conservatives staying in power. Barry said he expects upwards of 100 protesters to show up Friday morning at the "pea...

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  • Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House
Pelosi facing party mutiny in the House

Crowley chairs the House Democratic Caucus, and he says it's important to remember that Democrats in those four races were trying to flip Republican strongholds, districts handpicked by the White House as President Trump tapped members of Congress to serve in his administration.

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