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by | June 26, 2017 | 14:34

Sunday's countdown proceeded smoothly to zero at 4:25:14 p.m. ET when the Falcon 9's nine Merlin 1D first-stage engines ignited and throttled up, generating 1.7 million pounds of thrust and a billowing cloud of exhaust. SpaceX's launch of a Bulgarian communication satellite was delayed in four days due to a technical hitch that needed to be fixed before the rockets could be flown off, the company used the recycled Falcon booster that set up a weekend doubleheader .

by | June 26, 2017 | 14:22

She asked whether he has seen "any evidence of good cause" to fire Mueller. "I appointed him and I believe it was the right decision and I'm going to stand by that", Rosenstein said. Trump say he is so volatile they can not be sure that he will not change his mind about Mr. Mueller if he finds out anything to lead him to believe the investigation has been compromised.

by | June 26, 2017 | 14:14

Two of the Trudeaus' children were marching along with their parents. The event started under cloudy skies and sporadic rain, but the sun came out toward the end of the event. Perhaps being labeled a politician who "shifts positions" falls short of praise in the U.S., Trudeau appears to show a willingness to engage in meaningful dialog with his southern neighbor.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:51

The jet's pilot, Capt. Erik Gonsalves, has not been released from the hospital. The accident happened just after 12:30 p.m. when the plane returned to Dayton International Airport from what the Thunderbirds described as a familiarization flight.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:34

Hodgkinson, who died from injuries after the shooting, did not have any ties to terrorism, Tim Slater, head of the Washington FBI office, said at a news conference . The unit contained a laptop, more than 200 rounds of ammunition, the receipt for his 2016 rifle purchase, and other rifle components. A family member told investigators Hodgkinson had expressed a desire to return to IL in a message on June 12.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:29

He told her he was going to Washington DC to "change the tax brackets" and "work on taxes", she said. The couple had been married for about 30 years. Suzanne Hodgkinson told reporters gathered outside her Belleville home Thursday afternoon that she "couldn't believe it" when she heard about the shooting.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:06

On Sunday morning, Senators Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) and Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) both appeared onMeet the Press to warn their allies in the Senate against rushing a vote on the GOP's draft health care plan before the July 4 holiday recess.

by | June 26, 2017 | 13:01

MARTIN: How do the Republicans get to the argument that this will actually bring costs down for consumers? As expected, all Democrat senators have vowed to shut down the bill and have encouraged all senators to look past party lines to stop the bill from passing.

by | June 26, 2017 | 11:49

It was just what we thought was best at the time and I think we've made plenty of good decisions throughout the year. Mainieri and pitching coach Alan Dunn will send fifth-year senior Russell Reynolds out for his first start of the season.

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:54

Matthew Howard Sr was just leaving the Six Flags Great Escape Amusement Park with his family when he heard someone screaming. The unidentified 14-year-old was at a Six Flags outside Albany on Saturday night when the sheriff's office said in a statement that the girl was riding the Sky Ride when the operator got word someone was in distress.

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:54

The encounter began when Heaggan-Brown and two other cops said they saw Sylville Smith's rental auto parked a foot away from a curb and suspected a drug deal was taking place. Heaggan-Brown, who was chasing Smith on foot along with another officer, shot him once in the arm as Smith rose from the ground, grabbed the gun and turned partly toward the officers as he threw the gun over the fence.

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:36

And [Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is] a very rich person in charge of commerce. He frequently criticized Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton for accepting money from Goldman Sachs to deliver speeches. He then went on to appoint millionaires to his cabinet, making it the wealthiest administration in USA history. As part of an airing of grievances in Iowa , Trump told a story about how someone asked him why he has appointed billionaires Wilbur Ross and Gary Cohn to ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:34

The Senate could vote as early as this week on the health care bill. Erasing Obama's law has been a marquee pledge for Trump and virtually the entire party for years, and failure would be a shattering defeat for the GOP. When asked what it would take to get some Senate Democrats on board with the plan, Durbin said to take repeal off the table. "We'll have to see". "This bill that's now in front of the United States Senate is not the answer", Heller, a moderate who is up for re-election in ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:12

The protests coincided with the GOP-controlled Senate's release of their version of the healthcare bill , which was made public to the American people on Thursday. She's being arrested for protesting ACA repeal outside McConnell's office. However, the Senate's release of the bill on Thursday contradicted that rhetoric and placed a shining spotlight on the hypocrisy of the Democratic Party.

by | June 26, 2017 | 10:00

Trump tells Fox News contributor Pete Hegseth in an interview set to air Sunday that he "just heard today for the first time" that former President Barack Obama "knew about Russian Federation a long time before the election, and he did nothing about it".

by | June 26, 2017 | 09:46

The Senate on Thursday morning released its version of the controversial bill that would repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act that was drafted in secret. Tucked inside the Republican bill to replace Obamacare is a plan to impose a radical diet on a 52-year-old program that insures almost 1 in 5 Americans.

by | June 26, 2017 | 09:35

House bill: Insurers could charge older people up to 5 times more . That's Julie Rovner , chief Washington correspondent at Kaiser Health News. The Affordable Care Act became law in March 2010 and is widely regarded as the Obama Administration's most significant legislative achievement.

by | June 26, 2017 | 09:11

Sen. David Perdue of Georgia said: "After reviewing the initial working draft, I believe it includes many substantial fixes to our broken health care system..." However, the four senators do appear open to negotiations and amendments that could turn their "no" to a "yes".

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:53

A transgender female activist at the San Francisco rally held a sign that read: "NO PRIDE FOR SOME WITHOUT LIBERATION FOR ALL OF US". It's not just about celebration, it's also to recognize the fight against AIDS and to remember people from the LGBTQ community who have passed away from illness or violence.

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:38

Though the special counsel has a sterling reputation and broad bipartisan support, one charge is that he is friends with former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James B. Newsmax Media CEO Christopher Ruddy made the comments on the eve of testimony at the Senate Intelligence Committee by US Attorney General Jeff Sessions over the Trump-Russia probe.

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:36

While Trump gave his speech, a hundred activists about evenly divided between supporters and opponents of the president chanted and held up signs outside the venue, the Manuel Artime Theater, named after a late political leader of Cuban exiles who launched the failed Bay of Pigs uprising in 1961.

by | June 26, 2017 | 08:27

The elder Frank Kerrigan was a bit puzzled, he told the Register, when his son's purported belongings were given back to him by the state. It was all part of a bigger mix-up that involved a man found dead in Fountain Valley , a lack of fingerprint records and a mistaken photo I.D.

by | June 26, 2017 | 07:54

On Monday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the injunction secured against the immigration ban in March in a federal district court in Hawaii. She said she did not expect the Supreme Court to consider the case before the fall, making it hard for the administration to defend its argument that the travel ban was urgently needed.

by | June 26, 2017 | 07:25

In oral arguments before the court in March, the family asked the government for compensation, while the government argued that it's fair to view the property as a whole and said the family is owed nothing. Taking all those factors into account, the Murrs "have not been deprived of all economically beneficial use of their property", Kennedy said. Chief Justice John Roberts filed a fiery dissent, joined by Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito.

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:43

That's because unanimous opposition is expected from Democrats in a chamber in which Republicans hold a narrow 52-48 majority. Passage would move President Donald Trump and the GOP closer to one of their marquee pledges - erasing Obama's 2010 statute.

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:41

In the past the Supreme Court has ordered voting districts to be redrawn based on racial gerrymanders but has not had to deal with such severe partisan gerrymandering as the Wisconsin case claims. It said redistricting efforts are unlawful partisan gerrymandering when they seek to entrench the party in power, and have no other legitimate justification.

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:29

The Hamilton County jury had deliberated 30 hours over five days after getting the case Monday. "We are nearly evenly split regarding our votes towards a final verdict", the note read. Tensing's is the third trial involving a fatal shooting following a traffic stop that concluded in the last week. DuBose said he had one, but it wasn't on him.

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:30

Boston Red Sox's Dustin Pedroia , right, runs down Los Angeles Angels' Danny Espinosa on an attempted steal during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Boston . Ramirez gave up a leadoff homer to Mitch Moreland , then a single to Andrew Benintendi. PERALTA SIGNS - The Red Sox have agreed to a minor league contract with infielder Jhonny Peralta, 10 days after he was released by the St.

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:26

But the net effect would be more exposure to crippling medical bills for many millions of Americans. Now, facing an enormous challenge in the Senate on health care , Trump and his team are opting for a hands-off approach on legislation to dismantle the " Obamacare " law, instead putting their faith in Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to deliver a legacy-defining victory.

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:26

The election will not significantly change the balance of power in Washington , where Republicans control the White House and both chambers of Congress. And then she continued : "At some point we have to be willing to say that yes, lots of conservative voters are hateful and willing to embrace bigots".

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:26

On the day of the incident, Hodgkinson shot at the players on the field with the semiautomatic rifle and the 9mm handgun and had bought the weapons from licensed gun dealers, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation. "He was known to have an anger management problem ", Slater said at a news conference , adding later that Hodgkinson was on medication and "struggling" with a number of issues including a hard personal life.

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:24

Several members told CNN they were skeptical that the panel would be able to obtain the memos, which detail Comey's account of President Donald Trump's interactions with the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, including his ask to drop the Michael Flynn criminal probe.

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:28

On Thursday , after the senate bill was released, Trump revealed a much more positive tone. Trump's role is expected to become more pronounced in coming days as the vote nears. Ted Cruz , Mike Lee, and Rand Paul - who released a statement Thursday saying that they are not yet ready to vote for the bill, but that they are "open to negotiation".

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:06

The Senate Republican bill is a tax giveaway to the wealthiest Americans; the top one-tenth of the one percent would receive thousands upon thousands of annual tax cuts while some individuals with disabilities lose coverage . Sandoval, a Republican who chose to opt into expanding Medicaid, said 210,000 received health coverage because of the decision. "It's going to be very hard to get me to 'yes, '" said Heller, viewed as the Senate Republican most at risk in the 2018 midterm election.

by | June 26, 2017 | 06:05

He even gave a poignant recognition to Kirby Puckett, the late Hall of Famer who inspired him to ask for No. 34 when he arrived in Boston 14 years ago. The Red Sox were seeking to add depth while Pablo Sandoval is dealing with an inner ear infection that sent him to the disabled list this week. Fister pitched against the Red Sox in the 2013 ALCS, holding Boston to one run over eight innings in the epic series.