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by | June 22, 2017 | 06:08

The mother of two children who were allegedly murdered by their dad before he turned the gun on himself on Father's Day released a letter Tuesday expressing her grief. "A lovely little girl and a sweet little boy", said Julia Poncia. "We're still going to be exploring the timeline to determine when the children were last seen and when this tragedy occurred".

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:01

And yet, Democratic congressional candidates in these special elections have easily outpaced their 2016 performances in each of the four races: Kansas' 4th, Georgia's 6th, South Carolina's 5th, and Montana's at-large seat. The difference between those two districts and the Georgia Sixth is that they both supported Trump by wide margins, despite all of these districts heavily supporting the Republican candidate for Congress in the general election.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:01

Leslie Gordon, a public affairs specialist with the USGS , told SFGate.com there was no quake and the alert was a false alarm . The alert said the quake would reach a 6.8 magnitude, and was set for June 25, 2025, the same day the 1925 natural disaster struck.

by | June 22, 2017 | 06:01

He was charged with the fatal shooting of Slyville Smith last August. In Heaggan-Brown's bodycam video, he began chasing Smith immediately after stepping out of his patrol auto. The defense rested Monday after calling its lone witness, Robert Willis, an expert in police use of force, according to WISN . Heaggan-Brown's attorneys argued that he had to make a split-second decision.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:53

The expectation is that longtime veteran Haloti Ngata and second-year player A'Shawn Robinson will be the two starting defensive tackles, Khyri Thornton and Kerry Hyder backing them up. Originally a third-round pick of the Packers in the 2014 NFL Draft, the former Southern Miss defender joined the Lions in 2015. Thornton posted 18 tackles and one sack in 13 games last season.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:50

Former Trump reality star, and current Trump White House adviser, Omarosa Manigault , has taken to Twitter to demand that people refer to her with a title. Hours before Richmond's letter was published, Politico reported on the CBC's plan to snub Trump and added that it wasn't just because the White House has completely ignored them since the first meeting.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:46

Warmbier has been in a coma since March 2016, shortly after he was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea , the family said on Tuesday after he was released . The medical team who has been treating Warmbier said they've agreed with his family to hold back any details about his prognosis. The university student had been on a tourist trip when he was arrested and sentenced to 15 years hard labor, a punishment the U.S.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:41

Hodgkinson said he had a home inspection business back in IL but had been in Alexandria for a while and had been looking for temporary work. "I had no idea this was going to happen", she said during a brief address to the media Thursday afternoon, during which she was visibly upset.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:37

But legal experts say it's impossible to find any obvious violation in Comey's behavior, arguing instead that Kasowitz's threat is more likely a meritless attempt to bully Comey - which could have unintended ramifications for Trump. However, Trump did not restrain himself from taking a few jabs at Comey, calling him a "leaker" and saying his testimony "confirmed what I've been saying about him" - presumably a reference to his calling the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director a ...

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:36

The man then allegedly got out of the vehicle while it was still moving and fired multiple times and the woman. The auto crashed near the site of the shooting. The shooting at about 4:15 a.m. Wednesday forced authorities to close the Chicago Skyway for about five hours. Police said both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:33

However, both parties were on the same side Tuesday, arguing against identifying jurors. Prosecutors and Cosby's lawyers opposed the release of the names, saying Tuesday that granting the press access to jurors' identities would jeopardize the entertainer's prospects at a retrial and expose jury members to potentially invasive hounding from the media.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:24

The fact that the president is being investigated is an astonishing development on its own. Several investigations could pose trouble for Trump. The only problem? Comey had no smoking gun the Democrats could use to incriminate the president on the charges of Russian collusion - although there was plenty of ammunition from Comey that could be trained the Democrats' way.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:17

Cindy has top sustained winds of 45 miles per hour (75 kph) and the storm is presently stationary in the Gulf. And workers on Grand Isle, Louisiana's barrier island community south of New Orleans , worked to reinforce a rock levee protecting the island's vulnerable west side.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:18

Tim Scott (R-S.C.). Thirteen men deciding women's health care. It's a curious argument. The House vote Friday came less than 15 hours after the Senate , in a surprise twist, voting for the latest version of a proposal backed by Senate leadership and Gov.

by | June 22, 2017 | 05:17

On June 20, 2017, the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension released this photo of the contents on the front seat of Philando Castile's vehicle, including marijuana, at the scene of his fatal shooting. "Don't pull it out!" the officer can be heard yelling in the video. As the world knows, Reynolds broadcast the aftermath of the July 2016 police shooting on Facebook Live .

by | June 21, 2017 | 08:21

Chief Beck also stated that the teenagers "may have been impersonating" police while they drove the stolen vehicles. The cadets allegedly posed as police officers to sign for the cruisers, later leading authorities on pursuits that both ended with crashes in South Los Angeles Wednesday night.

by | June 21, 2017 | 08:17

The measure adding sanctions on Iran due to its ballistic missile program , support for terrorism and human rights breaches passed Thursday in a 98-2 vote. She's urging the House to follow suit with similar legislation and calling on President Trump to sign the measure - which is attached to the popular Iran sanctions bill .

by | June 21, 2017 | 08:00

The Democrats won the game, 11-2. Scalise will require additional operations to fix abdominal injuries and broken bones , and will be in the hospital for some time, Sava said , adding that he couldn't yet predict the length of his hospital stay.

by | June 21, 2017 | 07:42

We can all do better. "We must do better for the citizens of IL." he said. "Governor Rauner is fighting for a balanced budget with the reforms to grow jobs and end the corruption in Springfield", the campaign said in a statement. "The only unifying thing Bruce Rauner is doing is bringing voters together to support radical change in IL". "It's not what your average Illinoisans deserve, nor can they can afford it".

by | June 21, 2017 | 07:38

However, on those occasions, the gaggle are unable to question the president. The move is part of a larger shake up in the White House communications team that has been in the works for months. Spicer told reporters during a briefing Tuesday, "I have not sat down and talked to him about that specific thing". White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer says he has yet to discuss with the president whether he believes the Russian Federation government interfered in the 2016 election, as ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 07:34

The company rolled out the option Tuesday in Houston , Minneapolis and Seattle, with plans to expand to every U.S. city by the end of next month. Uber has launched the " 180 Days of Change " campaign that includes allowing customers to tip drivers, something its top competitor Lyft has been doing all along.

by | June 21, 2017 | 07:10

Tropical storm warnings from the U.S. The summer hurricane season is here, and a yet-unnamed tropical storm churning several hundred miles south of the Mississippi River in the Gulf of Mexico , has resulted in adjustments to two cruise ship schedules.

by | June 21, 2017 | 07:05

Anyone following the debate over the "repeal and replace" of the Affordable Care Act knows the 13 Republican senators writing the bill are meeting behind closed doors. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) said that Republicans " should be embarrassed " by the way that they have been trying to pass the bill. "I think you will find that when delicate negotiations are going on, whether it's been done on the Democratic side or the Republican side, details have to be ironed out".

by | June 21, 2017 | 07:04

Republicans have more to lose in next term's case because they control state legislatures in many more states than the Democrats do, and they stand to maximize that advantage again after the 2020 census. The partisan gerrymander to be reviewed next term is in Wisconsin, where the state legislature and the governorship are controlled by Republicans. Both major political parties have long sought to gain partisan advantage when drawing state legislative and congressional district lines after ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 07:00

After a federal court agreed with Tam and his band, the Patent and Trademark Office sued to avoid being compelled to register its name as a trademark. Summary: The Supreme Court has ruled that disparaging terms can be trademarked . The franchise and its owner, Daniel Snyder, immediately appealed the ruling, arguing that the disparagement clause violated the First Amendment .

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:51

This ruling could be good news for the Washington Redskins , whose trademarks were canceled three years ago after the word " Redskins " was found to be disparaging to Native Americans. Considering Washington plays in a league that has shown absolutely no interest in preventing the team from using the name, there seems to be no end to the R**skins nickname in sight.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:27

Scalise, wounded when a gunman opened fire at a Republican baseball practice, delivered a Father's Day message Sunday, June 18, through his Twitter account. Scalise was shot in the hip, and the bullet damaged bone, blood vessels and internal organs. The gunman, identified by authorities as James Hodgkinson , died of wounds he sustained during a shootout with police.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:21

Rand Paul , R-Ky., said it would be "a non-starter" if the developing bill's subsidies are as large as Obama's. "Conservatives who are in the know are going to know that this isn't repeal". We understand the issue very well and we are now coming up with a solution". Republicans argue that Obamacare needs to be replaced because it has failed to prevent premiums and other health costs from skyrocketing.

by | June 21, 2017 | 06:09

Worcester Police believe that Rheaume was pregnant, possibly with Santiago's child, and gave birth before tossing the newborn baby in a garbage bag. According to a police statement: 'Behind the property in the woods, they located a garbage bag emitting a strong odor.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:52

It says his family objected to an autopsy. The spokesman for Hamilton County Coroner Dr. Lakshmi Sammaraco said the office "accepted the case" of Otto Warmbier, who died Monday in a Cincinnati hospital. American student Otto Frederick Warmbier (C) arrives at a court for his trial in Pyongyang, on March 16, 2016. "He looked very uncomfortable - nearly anguished", they said.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:42

Allegiant announced Tuesday two new nonstop destinations out of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Allegiant today announces new, nonstop flights connecting Cincinnati to: Los Angeles and the Raleigh / Durham area of North Carolina.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:13

Grier transferred to West Virginia from Florida after receiving a one-year suspension from the NCAA for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs in October of 2015. But he elected to leave the Gators program and eventually found his way to Morgantown where he sat out last season. "Since he enrolled here a year ago, he's done everything he is supposed to do".

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:12

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced a new plan Tuesday in which 12 cities will receive more federal manpower to combat violence in their communities. A newly organized National Public Safety Partnership will provide resources from the Justice Department to help municipalities combat violent offenses.

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:06

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and former South Carolina Sen. Results began to trickle in Tuesday evening after voters cast ballots in the special election to fill the seat vacated by President Donald Trump's new White House budget director. He emerged as the top vote-getter from a seven-way GOP primary and defeated state lawmaker Tommy Pope by just more than 200 votes in a runoff. That's a signal of how much of a chance the party gauges it has to pick up the Georgia seat, which has been in GOP ...

by | June 21, 2017 | 05:06

Dyer has previously said he doesn't believe the statue should be permanently removed. This Tuesday, May 16, 2017 photo shows a Confederate statue constructed in 1911 displayed at a downtown park in Orlando, Fla . Lee statue in the city's Lee Park. The box will be stored safely and opened sometime in the future, Lafser said. The city is also working with historians to install a plaque near the monument that gives historical context and serves as an educational tool.