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by | June 20, 2017 | 07:59

The Supreme Court agreed to hear a redistricting challenge from Wisconsin, but the arguments in that case are very similar to ones from a challenge against voter districts in North Carolina. What the Republicans did is called gerrymandering, a centuries-old practice of creating legislative districts that favor one party over another. The voters who are challenging the plan, led by the nonpartisan Campaign Legal Center , argue that the map allowed Wisconsin's state Assembly to not ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 07:57

However, only one of the major tech companies opted not to attend Monday's White House meeting: Facebook was invited, but chose to sit this one out, according to a Recode report . The meeting with almost 20 chief executives comes as the White House pushes to shrink government, cut federal employees and eliminate regulations.

by | June 20, 2017 | 07:50

Senate Democrats are making their first major show of opposition in Congress Monday evening as they have announced they will enact a series of delay tactics, including blocking motions that are normally passed unanimously. "Even though the authors of this bill have tried to hide their plan this bill would be nothing short of disaster". The "health care" act originally approved by President Trump that passed the House and is now being debated in the Senate would reduce spending on ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 07:35

Travelers who were set to board American Eagle flights on Tuesday, taking off between 3 and 6 p.m. out of Phoenix's Sky Harbor Airport, might want to consider renting a vehicle or taking the train - the forecast calls for a high of 120 degrees, and that's too hot for some planes to fly.

by | June 20, 2017 | 07:00

A special congressional election in Georgia is now billing at an estimated $40 million and counting between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel , reported NBC News. The Real Clear Politics Poll said that 49.6 percent of 6 District voters favored Ossoff compared with 47 percent who said they favored Handel. Republicans, weighed down by Trump's growing unpopularity, must demonstrate they can separate themselves from the president enough to hold suburban districts that ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:48

Recently, the White House has begun to stipulate that they are both off-camera and off-mic. Some networks, like CNN , MSNBC, and C-SPAN, have instead carried the audio of the briefings live. This is exactly the way Trump wants it. Spicer admitted at the briefing that Dear Leader doesn't want anyone interfering with his hallowed message. "I've said this since the beginning".

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:45

Theresa May has played down suggestions RAF pilots could be at risk after Russian Federation warned it would track warplanes from the US-led coalition in Syria as potential targets a day after the United States military shot down a Syrian air force jet.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:41

Deuce Gruden, whose birth name is actually Jon David Gruden II, won gold in the junior 183-pound weight class at the IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Belarus on Monday. "I have something to compete in after football". I used to listen to Bachman Turner Overdrive, Van Halen and AC/DC back when he was in the seventh grade and I could hear the weights over the music.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:38

He walks a delicate line that has served him well so far. But it will be a ferocious fight and the old order will go all-out... Newt Gingrich , May 1998The "deep state" which is troubling, Newt, is the morass of lies, confusion, obfuscation and conspiracy which inhabits the region between your ears.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:29

There is no evacuation for Baldwin Lake residents at this time. More than a dozen firefighting aircraft were responding to the blaze. Officials have ordered seven air tankers, six helicopters and a helitanker to help douse the flames, and have requested Tanker 911, a DC-10 heavy jet tanker, to assist as well.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:28

The disputed map was drawn after Wisconsin's 2010 election produced Republican control of the state assembly, state senate, and the governor's office for the first time in more than 40 years. Judicial Watch plans to file another amicus curiae brief as the case moves forward in the Supreme Court. Smith will argue the case before the Supreme Court.

by | June 20, 2017 | 06:04

However, concern varies along party lines. He added: "I was sacked in some way to change, or the endeavour was to change, the way the Russian Federation investigation was being conducted". The Post reported that the obstruction of justice investigation of the president began days after James Comey was sacked as the FBI Director on May 9.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:53

Oral arguments are expected to take place after the high court convenes in October. Despite opposition from the four liberal justices, the nine-member high court granted Wisconsin's request to put on hold the lower court's order requiring the state to redraw its electoral maps by 1 November.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:53

Sekulow explained Trump's tweet was specifically directed at a Washington Post story about the expanding investigation into Russia's election meddling. "I just gave you the legal theory of how the constitution works", Sekulow said. "The president takes action based on numerous events including recommendations from his attorney general and the deputy attorney general's office.

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:17

Dunford said Monday, June 19, 2017, that Washington and Moscow are in delicate discussions to tamp down tensions arising from the USA shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet, which the Russians called a violation of a U.S. Russian Defense Ministry said its own warplanes had been in the same space as the Syrian-U.S. strike, according to The Washington Post. But in a warning that the USA would protect its partners, Spicer said: "The Syrian regime and others in the region need to understand that we ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 05:02

There is a broad consensus that more work is needed on prevention, starting with forest cleaning and the creation of fire breaks. He says, however, the house that he has been building since 2009 in the region is now burned out. Portuguese Interior Minister Constanca Urbano de Sousa said the death toll in a forest fire had risen to 62 by the end of Sunday. Christos Stylianides, the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management, promised full support for the country during ...

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:37

In court Monday morning, our sister station ABC13 learned that Fredricka was stabbed in the chest multiple times. While she was being transported to the hospital, she texted family members that she had done "something bad" to her daughter, according to authorities.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:37

But previous year, it allowed Texas to ban specialty license plates featuring the Confederate flag because it was considered a form of government speech. The federal government said in court papers that it should not be required to approve trademarks 'containing crude references to women based on parts of their anatomy; the most repellent racial slurs and white-supremacist slogans; and demeaning illustrations of the prophet Mohammed and other religious figures'.

by | June 20, 2017 | 04:10

Christina Fay , 60, of Warren Sands Road, Wolfeboro, was arrested on two misdemeanor counts of neglect, after the raid on her property on Friday found the animals living in "horrifying" conditions. "It's about reckless conduct, abhorrent behavior toward animals over profit, and a scofflaw attitude about business practices, rules and regulations which are important to the town and the state of New Hampshire".

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:44

The body was found by men who were looking to go fishing. Morgan did say that the last communication anyone had with Naomi was at 12:21 last Wednesday, the day she disappeared, via a cell phone call to a friend. ECSO investigators are working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation on a more definitive timeline of when she left her home. Naomi Jones' body was found Monday afternoon in a water stream near Ashland Avenue and Detroit Street in Pensacola, CBS affiliate WKRG reports .

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:34

The US also said they are working to restore the "deconfliction" communication line with Russian Federation. Syria's latest developments add significance to talks set for Friday in St Petersburg between senior USA and Russian diplomats meant to focus on key differences in the relationship, such as Syria and Ukraine.

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:30

TMZ reports that Fisher had cocaine, heroin, morphine, codeine, oxycodone, and small amounts of MDMA (ecstasy) in her system when she was hospitalized following her heart attack. Fisher's brother, Todd Fisher, said he was not surprised by the results. "We're not enlightened", he said after the initial findings were released.

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:19

Brinkman Jr., 45, is charged with aggravated murder, kidnapping and tampering with evidence in the deaths of Suzanne Taylor, 45, and her daughters Taylor Pifer, 21, and Kylie Pifer, 18 . Cleveland 19 obtained an incident report from the North Royalton Police Department about the murders. Brinkman had also allegedly dated the couple's daughter, Maier said.

by | June 20, 2017 | 03:15

Dr. Jack Sava , director of trauma at Medstar Washington Hospital, told reporters that multiple surgeries appeared to have brought multiple internal hemorrhages under control. Rep. Steve Scalise is "in some great trouble" after being shot in the hip Wednesday (June 15), according to a Thursday update given by President Donald Trump .

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:41

Each spring, average USA gasoline prices rise 35 cents to 75 cents, usually from February to May, according to GasBuddy's historical figures. Petersburg-Clearwater, with an average of $2.196, and Orlando, at $2.21 per gallon. The average price there on Monday stood at about $1.99, according to both gas prices services. Markets moved lower after another round of supply data showing high USA and global refinery production.

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:28

The judge's decision surprised many legal experts, who had said that, despite the callousness of Carter's conduct, the case presented a stiff challenge to prosecutors because MA, unlike dozens of other states, has no law against encouraging suicide.

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:28

He remains free on $1 million bail, still charged with three counts of felony sexual assault . The case stemmed from an alleged 2004 encounter in which, Constand said, Cosby drugged and assaulted while her she was an employee at Temple University, his alma mater.

by | June 20, 2017 | 02:00

One of the men then pulls a gun and fires shots, before appearing to carjack a vehicle and fleeing the scene. "There's multiple people been shot!" Seven people, including the suspect, were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, Crosby said.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:39

Scalise was one of several people shot by suspect James T. Hodgkinson ― a 66-year-old resident of IL ― who targeted a GOP team baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, on Wednesday. Sava said the congressman remains sedated but was able to "respond to family members" and physicians. "His risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in".

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:20

That's good for a nearly 45% increase in Rice Midstream's trailing EBITDA , and almost certainly a key reason why shares of Rice Midstream have fallen so sharply on the news. Rice Energy's stock price soared almost 25 percent to $24.57 a share. On the ratings front, Rice Energy has been the subject of a number of recent research reports.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:21

The audio file, from police auto dashcam, captured the interactions between the two officers involved and Lyles during the last moments of her life. Both officers involved in the shooting have been placed on paid administrative leave. Lyles originally called police to make a burglary complaint.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:18

A senior Trump administration official told Fox News Rodman was going to the North "as a private citizen". State officials said that he was then given a sleeping pill and never woke up. A small group of family friends was nearby to celebrate Warmbier's arrival, cheering and holding signs that read "Pray for Otto" and 'Welcome home Otto'.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:14

The measure sets up a process for Congress to review changes in sanctions , puts into law actions previously established via presidential executive order, and imposes new sanctions on Russians found guilty of human rights abuses or conducting cyber attacks.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:53

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick posted to his Twitter account Friday an image of a runaway slave patrol badge and a police badge with the message, "You can't ignore your history". The decision to dismiss Yanez came after he was found not guilty on all counts related to the incident. "I'm mad as hell right now". They murdered my mother f***ing son with his seat belt on.

by | June 20, 2017 | 00:45

On Monday, Kennedy wrote the court's opinion, highlighting the state's reliance on Burson and noting, "That case gives little or no support to the state", explaining that the polling place-barrier was "a limited restriction" aimed at "protect [ing] another fundamental right - the right to vote" and that the restriction is "far less onerous" than North Carolina's law at issue here.