• Trump travel ban dealt another blow as appeals court rules
Trump travel ban dealt another blow as appeals court rules

The Supreme Court could rule on 4th and 9th Circuit rulings at any time. After the U.S. District Court for the District of Hawaii also blocked the EO and issued a temporary restraining order in March, the Ninth Circuit for the U.S. Trump's visit to the court would be his first since he became president on January 20 and would put him face-to...

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  • Bill Cosby jury drills down on his deposition testimony
Bill Cosby jury drills down on his deposition testimony

The sequestered jury in comic legend Bill Cosby's sexual assault trial grappled Tuesday with nettlesome unresolved questions at the heart of the sexual-assault case as deliberations dragged into a second day. However, McMonagle pointed out that, under oath, Constand admitted that she had been alone with Cosby at his hotel room during a late night...

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  • US Losing in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Mattis Tells Congress
US Losing in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Mattis Tells Congress

Mattis said the U.S.is not winning the war there and that the military is taking steps to make certain America doesn't pay a price for the delay in the new plan. But at some point we have to say 'look, Congress and the American people owe. "So all I can tell you is, unless we get a strategy from you, you're going to get a strategy from us ..." ...

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  • Gov't wants more time to address second travel ban ruling
Gov't wants more time to address second travel ban ruling

The Ninth Circuit Court cited the June 5 tweet of Trump in its decision that rejected the appeal by the administration to overturn the lower court's ruling. The 9th Circuit also kept blocking Trump's suspension of the US refugee program. The refugee program is not at issue in the 4th Circuit case. The 9th Circuit said he was required to c...

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  • Minnesota Police Officer Takes Stand In Motorist Manslaughter Trial
Minnesota Police Officer Takes Stand In Motorist Manslaughter Trial

In dramatic fashion, Kapelsohn held up a replica pair of the shorts Castile wore the night of his death and put a replica gun in the front pocket. While Yanez remained firm that he saw a gun, he acknowledged he was under tremendous stress during the incident.

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  • Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Jeff Sessions Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

He did not identify any individuals who may have accused him of colluding with the Kremlin. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he will "defend the integrity" of the special counsel's investigation into Russian interference in the USA elections.

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  • President Trump attacks media ahead of Sessions' testimony
President Trump attacks media ahead of Sessions' testimony

President Donald Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to go after the " fake news media" and the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals for ruling against his administration's temporary travel ban. Later in the morning, Trump criticized yet another court that has ruled his travel ban against citizens from countries of predominantly Muslim faith ...

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  • Temperatures expected in mid-90s this week
Temperatures expected in mid-90s this week

Storms will continue on Thursday and into the weekend , but temperatures will be cooler, topping out in the 80s to provide some relief from the heat. Lows 55-63. THURSDAY: Showers and storms a bit more widespread on Thursday . In the evening the chance for showers and thunderstorms increase to 50 percent.

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  • Cosby won't testify, defense rests in sex assault trial
Cosby won't testify, defense rests in sex assault trial

The jury in Cosby's trial deliberated for more than five hours on Monday but did not yet return a verdict, and it is not clear when they could reach one. During closing, McMonagle repeated to the jurors that Cosby's life is in their hands. "Just tell the truth - what are we doing here?" he continued, one of many exclamations he made in a fier...

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  • Pulse victims remembered 1 year later
Pulse victims remembered 1 year later

The evening vigil came after a full day of emotional tributes to the people killed. Demetrice Naulings escaped, but lives with guilt after his friend died in the club after they became separated. The private service was the start of what would be nearly 24 hours of observations to remember the victims who died as well as the dozens of Pulse patro...

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  • GOP senator wants Trump tapes if they exist
GOP senator wants Trump tapes if they exist

On Thursday, the spotlight on Capitol Hill was focused squarely on former FBI Director James Comey . If Trump's initial tapes tweet was meant as an intimidation tactic, it nearly certainly backfired. The U.S. Secret Service said it does not have audio copies or transcripts of any of President Donald Trump's White House conversations, the Wa...

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  • 2 men shot to death at Los Angeles County vehicle audio shop
2 men shot to death at Los Angeles County vehicle audio shop

A third man was hospitalized for gunshot wounds but his involvement in the shooting was under investigation. The owner of a Downey auto audio shop shot three men - two fatally - when they tried to rob the business at gunpoint, police said today.

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  • Jason Peters wants to rework contract with Eagles
Jason Peters wants to rework contract with Eagles

Any restructuring of his contract would nearly have to lesson the cap hit for this season without locking the Eagles into any prohibitive guarantees beyond. Asked if more guaranteed money would provide the assurance he is seeking, Peters responded, "Yeah, that's reassurance". "I understand it's business".

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  • Comey's testimony adds to damaging perceptions
Comey's testimony adds to damaging perceptions

He also denied that Comey's version of the events of a February 14 meeting, in which Trump said that he "hoped" that the FBI director could let go of an investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn . That came almost a decade after Comey, whom Trump recently derided as "a showboat", first stepped onto the national stage ...

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  • Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey
Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

He will be replaced at that appearance by Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Sessions has reportedly told the media that "I$3 t is important for the American people to hear the truth directly from him". Comey's remarks drew an angry response from the president on Friday accusing Comey of lying. Sessions is the most senior member of Pre...

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  • 1 dead, several hurt after explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant
1 dead, several hurt after explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant

Workers say the company is giving them paid time off to grieve and be with their families. The AP says Didion officials did not immediately respond to messages seeking comment about the explosion. "Cambria may be small in size, but it has an unbelievable heart", Doucette said. Richards said one person was killed and two people still were missing ...

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  • Senate suddenly bars reporters from filming senators in Capitol hallways
Senate suddenly bars reporters from filming senators in Capitol hallways

The conditions under which filmed interviews are allowed, Hunt was told , are prior permission from the senator in question and the express permission of the Senate Committee on Rules and Administration itself. Public interest in Congress and media coverage of lawmakers has skyrocketed since Trump's inauguration and crowds of reporters in the Ca...

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  • Bill Cosby back in court for jury deliberations
Bill Cosby back in court for jury deliberations

Bill Cosby arrives for his sexual assault trial at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa., Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Montgomery County Judge Steven T. The panel has also been reviewing Cosby's deposition testimony. Cosby declined to testify in his own defense, and his attorneys only called one witness, a police detective who also te...

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  • Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument
Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

A Trump administration official has recommended shrinking a controversial national monument in Utah that was one of Obama's final, legacy-defining orders. The secretary traveled last month to the Bears Ears site, which lies within Utah's San Juan County, to listen to the state's politicians and nearby residents who opposed the designation.

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  • Jeff Sessions Follows James Comey in Testifying Before Senate on Russia
Jeff Sessions Follows James Comey in Testifying Before Senate on Russia

Senators want to get Sessions' take on all this. Sessions has insisted his meetings with the Russian ambassador were a normal part of his Senate duties. California Sen. Kamala Harris asked Comey for more detail about this scene when he appeared last week. America's top justice official will be the most senior government official to testify be...

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