Senate approves sanctions bill to punish Russian Federation for election meddling

And it would impose new sanctions on "corrupt Russian actors", those implicated in serious human rights abuses or who supply weapons to Bashar al-Assad's regime in Syria, and people who conduct "malicious cyber activity" on behalf of the Russian stat... More..

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Authorities: Ricocheted bullet meant for dog killed teen boy
by | Saturday, June 24, 2017

Authorities: Ricocheted bullet meant for dog killed teen boy

Christopher Bergner told Buzzfeed News . The 17-year-old, who had helped to restrain the dog after the first bite, died at a hospital an hour later, turning what began as a mere early-morning noise complai...More..

U.S. lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

U.S. lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore across his pelvis, cracking bones and injuring organs and blood vessels. Sava said that after being released from the hospital, Scalise "will require a period of...More..

'Mom, I Don't Want You To Get Shooted'
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

'Mom, I Don't Want You To Get Shooted'

The jurors were asked to rule against the officer and find him guilty of manslaughter for killing Castile, or Mr. Phil as he was known to the students at the elementary school where he worked, while in the auto...More..

Father kills two children, hangs himself after Father's Day custody dispute
by | Thursday, June 22, 2017

Father kills two children, hangs himself after Father's Day custody dispute

Botelho da Camara had hanged himself in the room where his children lay, a grim discovery made only after deputies climbed through an apartment window at the mother's urging, according to police. Two young ...More..

IN leads Midwest with area counties' improving unemployment rates
by | Wednesday, June 21, 2017

IN leads Midwest with area counties' improving unemployment rates

Although it was up slightly from April, Mercer County was the only OH county with a rate below 3 percent. Rice County had an unemployment rate of 3 percent in May, down from 3.2 percent in April. The highest ...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Trump acknowledges for first time he's under investigation

Mr Trump previously claimed he was the victim of a "witch hunt" in May after Mr Mueller, a former FBI director, was appointed to lead an investigation into his campaign's alleged ties to Russian Federation. P...More..

Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Senate passes sweeping sanctions bill targeting Iran, Russia

House aides said they expected the chamber would begin to debate the measure in the coming weeks, although they could not predict when it might face a final vote. Mueller is investigating alleged Russian inte...More..

by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Chance for heavy tropical flooding rain this week

An Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft was scheduled to investigate this system later Monday, if necessary. The National Hurricane Center now has the option to issue advisories on disturbances t...More..

Potential Flooding And Severe Storms
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Potential Flooding And Severe Storms

A flash flood watch has been issued for central and western MA from noon through Monday night . With showers and storms training over the same general area Monday afternoon and evening, the threat exists...More..

Celebrating Freedom on Juneteenth
by | Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Celebrating Freedom on Juneteenth

Wright paid for the crowns, and for much of the second annual Juneteenth celebration. For the descendants of African slaves in America, however, June 19th - or Juneteenth, as it is commonly known - is the act...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

New York Times sues FBI to get notes of Comey-Trump talks

The FBI has denied a Freedom of Information Act request filed by BuzzFeed News to provide copies of former FBI Director James Comey's memos that detail his conversations with President Donald Trump . Both ...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump publicly acknowledges Russia probe includes him

The White House press office immediately pointed to Rosenstein's detailed memo as the justification for Comey's surprise termination. Rosenstein has been overseeing the Russian Federation probe since shortl...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Federal Investigation

But the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into whether Gorkov suggested to Kushner that Russian banks could finance the business ventures of Trump's associates if U.S. Last week it was revealed th...More..

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition
by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Scalise's condition was upgraded to "serious", from "critical" after undergoing another surgery on Saturday, according to a statement from Dr. Jack Sava, the director of trauma at the MedStar Washington Hosp...More..

by | Monday, June 19, 2017

Interview: Trump policies could roll back US-Cuba ties, says Mexican academic

President Donald Trump will announce new restrictions on trade and travel to Cuba. In Miami, then-candidate Trump called for a reversal of Obama's normalization of Cuba policy, saying he would demand rel...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Multiple Sailors Missing After US Destroyer Collides With Container Ship

Joseph P. Aucoin, the commander of the USA 7th Fleet, said in a statement . (Japan's Defense Ministry via AP). The guided missile destroyer recently took part in a training exercise with the Japanese Mar...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

Comey testified in a Senate hearing last week that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Shortly afterward, Trump wrote: "Crooked H destroyed phones with hammer, "bleach...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Gillespie wins GOP nomination in governor's race

Northam said he'd do everything he could to reach out to Perriello backers. Even though he held on to a lead that dwindled in the closing days, Mr. Gillespie enters the general election wounded, having failed...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

Friday Freebies: Treat dad to free food Father's Day weekend

Call him, if you can, and thank him. But it is an unbelievable trip, complete with some basic "Rules of the Road" that wise fathers would do well to follow. You have provided stability in my life and the love...More..

by | Saturday, June 17, 2017

California victor of $447M Powerball can claim prize Monday

The deli sold the winning ticket for Saturday's $447.8 million grand prize drawing, the 10th largest lottery prize in USA history. In California, retailers receive a $1 million retailer bonus for selling the ...More..

Tyson Foods Lobbyist Among Wounded in DC-Area Park Shooting
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Tyson Foods Lobbyist Among Wounded in DC-Area Park Shooting

Mika, who is director of government relations for Tyson Foods , and House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , who was also shot, were both critically wounded, according to media reports. "Baseball is one of his gre...More..

Supreme Court gives Trump more time to file travel ban briefs
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Supreme Court gives Trump more time to file travel ban briefs

The justices of the US Supreme Court are accustomed to being cordial in the face of conflict. But a party aggrieved by an adverse class certification decision also need not satisfy the strict standards for ...More..

Vice President Pence Hires Outside Lawyer To Deal With Russia Inquiries
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Vice President Pence Hires Outside Lawyer To Deal With Russia Inquiries

According to the Washington Post , Vice President Mike Pence has retained outside counsel to handle inquiries related to special counsel Robert Mueller's Russian Federation probe. Comey would not say in hi...More..

$1 million in methamphetamine candy seized in Houston suburb
by | Thursday, June 15, 2017

$1 million in methamphetamine candy seized in Houston suburb

On entering the residence, officials uncovered many more bags of the meth-laced lollipops as well as molds used to make them. Harris County sheriff's deputies were called to a home in Spring after neighbors...More..