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.

by | June 26, 2017 | 05:51

Department of Justice, a Charlotte special agent received information that Burns was in the Atlanta area, specifically Duluth, Georgia. Michael Ren Wysolovski, 31, was taken into custody in Georgia and is facing a number of state charges, according to Lynch.

by | June 26, 2017 | 05:51

For the first time in almost 20 years, the White House did not host a dinner celebrating the end of Ramadan , a Muslim religious holiday. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request by his department s office of religion and global affairs to hold an event for the holiday.

by | June 26, 2017 | 05:32

Republicans have called Obamacare - officially known as the Affordable Care Act - "unsustainable", citing skyrocketing premiums and the unstable health insurance marketplaces created by the law. "Currently, for a variety of reasons, we are not ready to vote for this bill, but we are open to negotiation and obtaining more information before it is brought to the floor", the senators said.

by | June 26, 2017 | 05:30

Look forward to making it really special! WASHINGTON ( Reuters ) - Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday she has extreme reservations about the U.S. That would suggest a breeze for Republicans' healthcare legislation to President Donald Trump's desk. Fortunately, buried in the House bill was a way out of the morass.

by | June 26, 2017 | 05:25

According to Fox News , two of Michelle's friends Samantha Boardman and Olivia Mosolgo testified that she texted them after Conrad's death saying she caused his death. He said he was surprised at the verdict because Carter was not at the scene and Roy ultimately acted along, and it was hard to prove she " caused " the death.

by | June 26, 2017 | 05:25

Kim and her crew decided after examining the house that it did not meet their requirements. Police was later called to the crib and they told both parties that they couldn't help because it's a civil matter. Law enforcement sources say the robbers weren't done ... they also slashed all of the victim's tires and stole a hubcap. She was found to have lied to investigators about her involvement in a shooting incident in which one man, Efrain Ocasio, sustained a gunshot wound in the back.

by | June 26, 2017 | 05:18

Papi! during the pregame ceremony to retire his No. Papi! 34. Red Sox legends like Carl Yastrzemski, and relatives of others, like Johnny Pesky, were on hand to congratulate the slugging designated hitter. He knew what the nervous fans needed to hear before that first game back in Fenway after the Marathon attack and shelter-in-place. "The Red Sox argument was that time had been called by the home plate umpire before he balked".

by | June 26, 2017 | 05:04

The Tigers won a second coin flip and will be the home team in Game 3 (if necessary ). OMAHA, Neb . - Nothing LSU encounters in the College World Series championship series will be any more daunting than the task the Tigers had to complete to get there.

by | June 26, 2017 | 04:50

Despite the fact Georgia's 6 Dist. has been in Republican hands for decades - like the other races, as well - Democrats put a lot of money and hope behind Ossoff, a young up-and-comer with JFK-like qualities. I'm a strategic, politically astute leader. Senator Chris Murphy of CT told MSNBC that Democrats needed to focus on economic growth and "get back to being a big tent party".

by | June 26, 2017 | 04:39

CNN credits Trump with keeping one of his campaign promises, one of the few times I can remember CNN giving the President positive marks for anything. He was joined by several Wounded Warrior Project veterans. The VA Accountability & Whistleblower Protection Act is a major victory for our vets. Multiple scandals at VA medical centers have plagued the agency, and legislation to more easily fire problem employees found widespread support in Congress.

by | June 26, 2017 | 04:37

According to lawmakers who were at the unveiling, members from the left and right ends of the party's spectrum were deeply critical of the effort. Assuming every Democrat is a no vote, the GOP can't afford more than 2 of their own senators to vote against the bill.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:59

The group includes seven governors from both parties, including Charlie Baker of MA, a Republican. The governors implored the leaders to focus on stabilizing the individual insurance markets, give states flexibility and ensure affordable cover.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:42

In the wake of a second mistrial , Audrey DuBose, the mother of Sam DuBose , released a statement on the family's behalf demanding another retrial and urging for peaceful protests. The hung jury comes after two trials in eight months for Ray Tensing , the officer accused of murdering DuBose, a 43-year-old unarmed black man. Ex-officer Tensing, who is white, had faced charges of murder and voluntary manslaughter in the trial that ended this week.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:36

Specifically, the definition of "just compensation" was at play. And the Supreme Court for a century has said that when the government goes too far in regulating property so as to make it economically unusable, the government also has to compensate the owner.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:10

CAIR called on Muslim communities to increase security during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in light of Hassanen's slaying and other recent crimes. The police say there's "no indication" that racial or ethnic slurs were exchanged. Road rage was the apparent motivation behind the killing of a Reston teenager on Sunday, according to Fairfax County police.

by | June 26, 2017 | 03:04

The National Weather Service has predicted rainfall totals of 2 to 4 inches (50 to 100 millimeters) in Tennessee, Kentucky and West Virginia , though isolated amounts of up to 6 inches (150 millimeters) are possible. This Florida panhandle community was hit by a wave of severe weathe. Photographs on social media showed what appeared to be a funnel cloud in the air in the Birmingham area.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:45

GOP senators were largely in the dark until the legislation was unveiled Thursday and were still getting briefed, without seeing copies of the bill, when it was posted publicly online. The legislation includes changes health insurers had been seeking, including tens of billions of dollars to help stabilize the individual insurance market during a transition year and the ability to charge older members more.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:30

Smith was carrying a gun when Heaggan-Brown opened fire. In August 2016, Smith was shot to death by then-officer Heaggan-Brown during a foot chase in Milwaukee , Wisconsin. Before he was charged in Smith's death , Heaggan-Brown was arrested and accused of sexually assaulting someone during the intense protests prompted by the shooting.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:30

Walker spokesman Tom Evenson says the Republican governor "is confident Wisconsin's redistricting process is constitutional and is pleased to see the Supreme Court take the case ". The federal court that struck down the districts adopted an equation that offers a way to measure the partisan nature of the districts. By placing an over-abundance of voters who cast ballots for one party into a district (thus "packing" partisan loyalists), it frees up surrounding districts to favor the ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:26

Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel, a Republican candidate for the US Senate in 2018, posted on Facebook that the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction website had been hacked and said, "Wake up freedom-loving Americans". and Howard County in Maryland. He hoped the websites would be up and running sometime Monday. "All affected servers have been taken offline and we are investigating how these hackers were able to deface these websites", Hoyt said.

by | June 26, 2017 | 02:24

Fox reports that the white officer told investigators he fired at his colleague because he "feared for his safety". But sources tell the Post-Dispatch it was not crossfire and the officer was shot by a fellow officer who didn't recognize him as police.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:58

There is no advance word on just when the court will announce what actions it will, or won't, take on the presidential order, issued in March, to suspend for 90 days entry into the USA of foreign nationals from six Muslim-majority Mideast nations, to suspend for 120 days arrivals of refugees from anywhere in the world, and to put a lower annual ceiling on refugees allowed to enter.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:01

Two outbuildings have been destroyed, according to U.S. Forest Service spokesman Nathan Judy. "We did find some small, isolated heat sources within the interior of the fire", said Nathan Judy, a fire information officer with the Angeles National Forest.

by | June 26, 2017 | 00:35

The Radio Amateurs of Northern Vermont group consists of over 100 radio lovers. These radio operators, often called "hams", provide backup communications for everything from the American Red Cross to FEMA and even for the International Space Station.

by | June 25, 2017 | 09:28

Goldsmith said he will rule in the next two weeks on the government's only argument in the case so far: that federal district courts don't have jurisdiction over removal orders. The temporary stay will allow the court to determine whether it has subject-matter jurisdiction over the case, according to the ruling. Dass told RT the court fight is likely to be the first to resolve the issue of jurisdiction as there doesn't appear be legal precedent.