• Minnesota officer says motorist had hand on gun when shot
Minnesota officer says motorist had hand on gun when shot

He told the jury that Castile stared straight ahead and had "total disregard" for the officer's commands to stop reaching for the firearm Castile had just seconds before disclosed he was carrying in the vehicle. Dusterhoft said Yanez essentially seemed to dance around what he saw Castile reaching for that night, often choosing phrases in statements...

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  • Half support Trump travel ban
Half support Trump travel ban

OSG refers to the Office of the Solicitor General, which is who will have to argue the case before the Supreme Court . The Justice Department declined to comment. Second, the Justice Department is part of his administration, and its primary function is to defend his policies, not to create policies. The constitutionality of that order has been f...

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  • Iran arrests almost 50 after deadly Tehran attacks
Iran arrests almost 50 after deadly Tehran attacks

Alavi said the operation was carried out by security forces on Saturday in collaboration with the secret services of neighbouring countries, reports Efe news . "We are not satisfied with the answers given so far", Asadullah Abbasi, a lawmaker was quoted as saying by judiciary's news agency, Mizan. Ali Akbar Garousi said some other terror s...

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  • Puerto Ricans back statehood in vote
Puerto Ricans back statehood in vote

The first three referenda were inconclusive, with voters split on statehood versus the status quo. Those in favor of statehood for the mainly Spanish-speaking Caribbean island hope the new status would put the territory on equal standing with the 50 US states, giving them more access to federal funds and the right to vote for president.

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  • A year after Pulse nightclub massacre, Orlando will remember the victims
A year after Pulse nightclub massacre, Orlando will remember the victims

Sunday's rally is fighting for equal rights for the LGBT community. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack, File). Independent journalist and photographer Cassi Alexandra over the year interviewed and created portraits of survivors of the massacre at the Pulse nightclub on June 12, 2016, as a new chapter in her "We Are Family" series.

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  • Kevin Spacey jokes about sexuality rumours with Tony Awards number
Kevin Spacey jokes about sexuality rumours with Tony Awards number

These scribes who review Broadway shows represented a sizeable portion of voters until they were bounced in 2009. "There isn't just one". Jones made her Broadway debut in the ensemble of "Meet Me in St. The show at New York's Radio City Music Hall is being hosted by Kevin Spacey . This year, the lineup featured Josh Groban, Scarlett Johanss...

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  • Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord
Branson calls Trump 'naive' for exiting Paris climate accord

North Korea's Ministry of Foreign Affairs called global warming "one of the gravest challenges humankind is facing today". It is self-destructive. Staying in the Climate Accord would have been a net job creator. The Senate gave its consent to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 1992; this treaty provides a pe...

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  • Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny
Attorney General Sessions next up for Capitol Hill scrutiny

Sessions had been due to appear before the Senate Appropriations Committee tomorrow about the Justice Department's budget for 2018, but said the switch of hearing was necessary as it had become clear he would be questioned about Russian Federation.

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  • President Trump's Attorney Will File Complaint Against James Comey
President Trump's Attorney Will File Complaint Against James Comey

Asked if he had taped their conversations, as he implied in a threatening tweet shortly after he fired Comey, Trump said he would reveal that answer soon. KARL: You said you hoped the Flynn investigation ... Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff asked the White House to definitively say whether or not there are any tapes and if there are, to han...

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  • Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area
Some hope California winner of $447M Powerball helps area

Saturday's jackpot is the seventh-largest in Powerball's history, according to the California lottery . A single winning Powerball ticket matching all six numbers has been sold in California and will claim an estimated $447.8 million jackpot.

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  • Preet Bharara, Fired by Trump, Says 'Absolutely' Enough Evidence for Obstruction Probe
Preet Bharara, Fired by Trump, Says 'Absolutely' Enough Evidence for Obstruction Probe

Maine GOP Senator Susan Collins said on Sunday that Donald Trump needs to clear up whether or not he has taped conversation between himself and former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , and that if such tapes do exist, she would support them being subpoenaed .

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  • Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at workplace near Orlando
Disgruntled former employee kills 5 at workplace near Orlando

He says no survivors were shot or hurt. 45, was the gunman, according to ABC affiliate WFTV . The Lee Herald is monitoring the incident and awaiting updated information from the Orange County Sheriff's Office. He had been fired in April from Fiamma , which makes awnings for RVs and campers. - Five people are dead after deputies say a disg...

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  • Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official By Signing It Into Law
Hawaii Made Its Paris Commitment Official By Signing It Into Law

He says tides are getting higher, biodiversity is shrinking, coral is bleaching and coastlines are eroding. "We must acknowledge these realities". Now even North Korea is criticizing Trump on climate change , calling his move "selfish", and "the height of egotism".

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  • $447M Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in California
$447M Powerball Jackpot Ticket Sold in California

Lottery officials said the earliest the ticket could be redeemed is 8 a.m. Monday. "That's the soonest they'll be able to claim their prize", California Lottery said in a statement. This photo provided by Fadi Alberre shows the Marietta Liquors & Deli in Menifee, Calif. . Those numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38, 58 and the Powerball number 3.

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  • Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights
Across the US, marches and rallies in support of LGBT rights

The event was expected to attract as many as 100,000 people. "And it's dead wrong". "It's unfortunate that we've got several hundred thousand people that are now not able to see the parade unless they are moved by the police, which kind of breaks my heart", Renna said.

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  • Eastman leads CS Fullerton back to the CWS in 2-1 win
Eastman leads CS Fullerton back to the CWS in 2-1 win

He struck out eight and worked his way around four walks. The junior right-hander gave up seven hits, three runs and three walks in 5 1/3 innings, which is a season low. Smith allowed nine runs - eight earned - on 11 hits in three innings. The sophomore leadoff hitter had four hits, two runs scored and a walk while playing near ideal defense all we...

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  • Donald Trump Jr. Contradicts Father's Account of Private Meeting With Comey
Donald Trump Jr. Contradicts Father's Account of Private Meeting With Comey

Mr Comey did not confirm that he believed he was sacked to prevent the investigation, but he said accusations that the FBI was in disarray were "lies, plain and simple". Asked what would happen if the tapes turned out to be real and Trump did not give them up, Collins responded, "I would be fine with issuing a subpoena, but that most likely wo...

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  • Officer who killed motorist to testify Friday
Officer who killed motorist to testify Friday

The jury includes three alternates, but it's not clear who the alternates are. He told the jury that Castile stared straight ahead and had "total disregard" for the officer's commands to stop reaching for the firearm Castile had just seconds before disclosed he was carrying in the vehicle.

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  • Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum
Puerto Rican voters back statehood in questioned referendum

The island's two main opposition parties boycotted the vote, which gave Puerto Ricans three options: becoming a USA state; remaining a territory; or becoming an independent nation, with or without some continuing political association with the United States.

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  • 1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447 million
1 winning Powerball ticket sold in California worth $447 million

Marietta Liquor and Deli, the Sun City liquor store where a winning Powerball ticket was recently sold. Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City, originally developed as a retirement community and now part of the city of Menifee.

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