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by | June 25, 2017 | 03:28

Steve Scalise , the Louisiana lawmaker shot last week at a USA congressional baseball team practice, is no longer in the intensive care unit of the hospital where he is being treated and remains in fair condition , the hospital said on Friday.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:17

Gulf Power employees fix a power pole that snapped, Wednesday , June 21, 2017, in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Whew! Tropical Storm Cindy is no more. Alabama governor Kay Ivey held a news conference in Clanton to talk about how the state is responding to what is now Tropical Depression Cindy .

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:17

He also previously worked at the Mandarin Oriental in Washington, D.C., and in New York City. The first lady says Barron is "all settled" and the he loves living in Washington. Laura Bush would go shopping in Georgetown. Like Harleth, Reid, appointed by President Barack Obama in 2011, came from the hospitality industry as a former Ritz-Carlton executive.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:15

A helicopter crew lowered a spare pump to the trawler, allowing the crew to stay afloat while a cutter escorted the vessel to safety. Kula said people in the area should be aware of the weather at all times regardless of whether or not the weather service issues a tornado watch.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:03

The court gave the Wisconsin Department of Justice until June 26 to respond to the request. A three-judge panel from the Chicago-based 7th Circuit on Thursday upheld the magistrate's decision to overturn his conviction. The series sparked widespread conjecture about the pair's innocence and has garnered them a massive following on social media pushing for their release.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:06

The overall messaging of the Democratic Party - more anti-Trump than pro-solutions - is also being criticized. In the most expensive congressional election in U.S. And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House past year, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:06

He emphasized that the group "was a diverse group from an ideological, geographic and ethnic standpoint". After briefly addressing the health-care bill unveiled Tuesday by Senate Republicans , Pelosi spent the bulk of her weekly news conference playing down the special-election losses, defending her leadership and lashing out at a cadre of "blatantly self-serving" internal critics inside the House Democratic Caucus.

by | June 25, 2017 | 03:03

White House officials dismissed suggestions that the administration has ignored India . "We are also determined to deepen our cooperation against terrorism and violent extremism", PM Modi said and thanked Lisbon for its "consistent support" for India's permanent membership of the UN Security Council and multilateral export control regimes.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:57

On Facebook, Obama said at the heart of the bill was "fundamental meanness". Against fast-moving developments, here's a look at some major issues for consumers. Before the election, Obamacare was working well enough to keep down the overall cost of health care. The only "improvement" the Senate version offers over the House plan is that it would wait longer to destroy Medicare recipients' coverage.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:45

There's a possibility for flooding, strong winds and isolated tornadoes. Heavy rainfall is expected for parts of the northern Gulf Coast, southeastern and eastern United States, with some areas experiencing the potential for "life-threatening flash flooding", the National Weather Service said .

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:44

For Elgort though, Baby Driver - acclaimed or not - may already be the best film he ever worked on. Why? Such was the fate of Ant-Man, director Edgar Wright's take on the Marvel superhero; Wright departed the project in 2014, eight years after he began working on it with co-writer Joe Cornish.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:29

The attorney generals of Maryland and Columbia plan to file a lawsuit that foreign payments to President Trump violate the U.S. Constitution, according to reports . Monday's lawsuit, the first by a government body against Trump over the emoluments provision, comes on the heels of other lawsuits, challenging Trump's decision to financially benefit from his enterprises while serving in the White House .

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:15

Grizzly bear cubs play on the snow in the Hayden Valley in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, June 24, 2011. However, experts say this population too could soon be delisted. Nuvamsa's comments were circulated by Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.), who said he would introduce legislation to protect all grizzly bears , listed or not.

by | June 25, 2017 | 02:14

That incident prompted the Russian ministry of defense to announce that it would suspend the de-confliction hotline with the coalition which is created to prevent any accidents in the skies over Syria . The U.S. military has established a roughly 50-kilometer " deconfliction " ring around Tanf, warning the pro-Assad Iranian-backed forces through a Russian deconfliction channel that movement within the zone could be considered hostile.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:44

The National Weather Service said the Dayton area experienced thunderstorms and high winds. Whether the team flies on Sunday will be decided once Heard and his superiors determine if the team can me mission-ready. It also will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raid in World War II. Sgt. Kenneth Cordova out for a sort of practice flight before Saturday's show.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:31

One must keep options open during admission and if not Delhi University , then explore equally good options. The race is on for the DU admission in various colleges for different courses for the session 2017-18. Many Colleges under DU has cut short their cut off percentage from the past year, whereas others maintained the same cut off as earlier. The institutes struggled to fill the seats a year ago when the second list was released.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:16

She beat off stiff competition from 13 other mangy mutts - a lot of them the kind of older, smaller dogs who dominate the competition. Martha's handler, Shirley Zindler, replied: "I'd gloat, but I need a nap". Organizers say the contest has been held in Petaluma for more than 50 years and is in its 29th year at the Sonoma-Marin Fair. Monkey, a 6-year-old Brussel Griffon, and Icky, an 8-year-old unknown breed, were both rescued from a hoarding situation.

by | June 25, 2017 | 01:06

In December, the Obama administration responded to Russia's provocations with a slate of sweeping measures that included the expulsion of "intelligence operatives" and sanctions on Russia's central intelligence services. The legislation is backed by both Republicans and Democrats, and is expected to easily pass the Senate. With passage of this legislation, the Senate reasserts congressional authority-while providing the Trump administration appropriate national security flexibility-and ...

by | June 25, 2017 | 00:58

The second explosion took place as people rushed to provide aid and rescue the wounded from the first explosion. Few minutes after the first explosion when hundreds of people gathered around the site to witness the rescue work, a much bigger blast occurred only meters away from the site of the first blast, leaving 18 dead on the spot and over 100 others injured.

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:11

As Konta described it, it was two extremes out on court: "I think, unfortunately in my case I think it was a bit of the two ends of the spectrum". "It is part of the game". Meanwhile, the world No.1 ranking will be on the line in Eastbourne next week with Simona Halep having taken a wild card into the Aegon International.

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:07

Trump, the vice president continued, is "keeping his word to the American people". "My hat is off to you", said Energy Secretary Rick Perry , referring to the president's explanation of his decision to abandon a global climate change agreement.

by | June 24, 2017 | 09:05

The weather Friday was arriving on the anniversary of torrential rains and flooding that left 23 people dead in West Virginia a year ago. Forecasters say Cindy, the onetime tropical storm since downgraded to a depression, is weakening as it heads inland.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:48

Garrett Milchin took over for Kowar on the mound to begin the frame and sandwiched walks around Watson's one-out single to again fill the bases. Schlossnagle said "a lot of credit" should go TCU pitching coach Kirk Saarloos for Wymer's development.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:50

Corrections officers Sgt. Christopher Monica and Sgt. Curtis Billue were killed by the inmates . The governor said, "We will do everything in our power to support their loved ones, and we will not forget their sacrifice and service".

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:41

Had she been wealthy, white, and famous - or any combination of those - I'm sure the police would've been much more careful and Lyles would've ultimately ended up in a hospital somewhere, receiving the treatment she so desperately needed.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:30

More than 15 months after he gave a staged confession in North Korea , he is with. Inside the arts center, mourners were met with a display of belongings Warmbier took with him on what was supposed to be a five-day excursion to North Korea.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:14

Louis Post-Dispatch reported. Brown's family sued the city of Ferguson, former Police Chief Tom Jackson and Former Police Officer Darren Wilson . The settlement was approved on Tuesday by a U.S. Wilson used excessive and unreasonable force, the suit says. A jury declined to indict Mr Wilson, who has since left the police force, after finding there was sufficient evidence to prove he had been attacked by Michael Brown .

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:05

The victories could boost Republicans' confidence as they struggle to advance health and tax legislation that has been bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election.

by | June 24, 2017 | 08:02

This is the last gasp of the cold front and the moisture arriving from Cindy. The severe weather forecast comes almost on the anniversary of last year's torrential rains and flooding, which killed 23 people in West Virginia. The timing has shifted a little earlier since Thursday. Many of us have seen the occasional rain on and off for most of the daytime hours Thursday.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:52

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is seeking a vote on the bill before Congress leaves next week for its Fourth of July recess. Dean Heller and Susan Collins have also withheld support. Health insurers rallied after the Senate Republicans released a draft Bill to replace Obamacare, with expansion of Medicaid being seen as one of the most encouraging moves.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:41

The bill also repeals the tax mechanism that funded the Affordable Care Act's benefits, resulting in hundreds of billions of dollars in tax cuts for the wealthy and health care industry. Democrats formed a united front against the controversial measure that was drafted in secret, criticising it as a "war on Medicaid", the healthcare programme for lower-income Americans, and calling it a worse plan than one that passed the House of Representatives last month.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:08

Whereas various versions of the bill Democrats wrote in 2009 and 2010 went through committees, where Republicans could offer feedback and amendments, the Senate has held no hearings and no committee votes on the bill the Republicans are writing.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:02

Texas' two US senators are split over their chamber's version of a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Heller's announcement makes Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's goal of securing 50 of his party's 52 votes by next week even tougher.

by | June 24, 2017 | 07:00

He will not close the U.S. embassy in Havana, commercial flights from the U.S. will continue, and Americans will still be able to return home with Cuban goods. "We do not want USA dollars to prop up a military monopoly that exploits and abuses the citizens of Cuba ", Trump said. Although the policy changes announced were limited, Trump tightened rules for Americans traveling to Cuba , banned ties with a military-run tourism firm and reaffirmed the existing U.S.

by | June 24, 2017 | 06:57

Ghiz, speaking from the bench, read from a note sent by the jurors who said they were "almost evenly split regarding our votes toward a final verdict" and unable to reach a unanimous decision. Tensing has been out of prison on bond since July 2015. She declared a mistrial after they came back deadlocked for the second time. Betty Shelby, an Oklahoma police officer who shot Terence Crutcher, an unarmed black man, in another traffic stop caught on camera, was acquitted by a jury last month.