Tuesday June 27-th, 2017

Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss Pelosi tries to reassure Dems after Georgia loss

A lot of GOP congressmen might have run for the hills had their party lost a seemingly safe seat in Georgia, but Handel's win takes that excuse away from them. Filemon Vela told CNN . But the GOP still successful tied Ossoff to Pelosi. Ryan lost ...

Sean Spicer says Trump has confidence in Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein Sean Spicer says Trump has confidence in Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

Adam SchiffAdam SchiffMueller meets with House leaders amid Trump-Russia probe United States weighs travel ban on North Korea: report Schiff: Russia investigation is just beginning MORE (D-Calif.) and Rep. And so, investigators will likely try to...

Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

That Qatar hosts a large U.S. military base and has the backing of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey likely makes any sort of attempt to oust the Emir by force virtually impossible. Bahrain, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Em...

Battle Against Castaic Lake Wildfire Continues Overnight Battle Against Castaic Lake Wildfire Continues Overnight

A wildfire near Castaic Lake north of Los Angeles broke out Saturday June 17, 2017 in an area with hard access near 5 Freeway and Ridge Route Road. Earlier in the day, another firefighter sustained a minor hand injury and was taken to a hospital.

Senate Votes Up Anti-Russia Sanctions

USA senators reached an agreement on Monday on legislation imposing new sanctions on Russian Federation, including a provision that would prevent the White House from easing, suspending or ending sanctions without congressional approval. It would a...

National Weather Service issues flash flood watch National Weather Service issues flash flood watch

The severe weather was arriving on the anniversary of torrential rains and flooding that left 23 people dead in West Virginia a year ago. As the remnants of tropical depression Cindy move slowly up the Mississippi River, creeks and streams are reac...

Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85 Death toll from Pakistan attacks climbs to 85

An administration official in Kurram, Nasrullah Khan, said the death toll in the Parachinar attack could rise dramatically. The explosion occurred in front of the office of the police chief in Quetta , which is capital of mineral-rich sout...

LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal LAPD chief urges cadets to be ethical in wake of scandal

On Tuesday, four more cadets were arrested in connection to "taking, operating and joyriding" of police vehicles, Beck said. Allegations of sexual misconduct have turned into a full-blown scandal for the Oakland Police Department, located about...

Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot car as punishment

A chilling confession from a Parker County mom who says she left her kids in a hot vehicle to "teach them a lesson ". She said Friday she left the children in the auto, smoked marijuana and went to sleep. Police have arrested a Texas mother afte...

Deputies Shooting At Dog Accidentally Kill Teen — LASD Deputies Shooting At Dog Accidentally Kill Teen — LASD

Armando Garcia-Muro, 17, was trying to restrain the #Pit Bull when deputies opened fire on the charging dog . He died at a hospital about an hour later. The teen was struck by gunfire and transferred to a local hospital, where he was pronounced ...

Sears closes another 20 stores Sears closes another 20 stores

The Sears logo is seen on the side of a store March 24, 2005 in San Bruno, California. "We have been strategically and aggressively evaluating our store space and productivity, and have accelerated the closing of unprofitable stores as previously...

Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind Gunman who shot congressman had no target in mind

A lobbyist, a congressional aide and a US Capitol Police officer were also shot in the incident. An FBI official with the Washington field office, Timothy Slater, declined to say whose names were on the list, and whether it included members of on...

Man kills children, hangs self on Father's Day after custody dispute Man kills children, hangs self on Father's Day after custody dispute

Sheriff's deputies eventually entered the home and found the three dead. Police believe Camara killed them before taking his own life. It was not immediately clear how the children died. "He was great, he'd have the kids visit, and ride bikes, and ...

'Scalise took a bullet for all of us' 'Scalise took a bullet for all of us'

David Bailey, a Capitol Hill police officer who was part of Scalise's security detail and helped bring down the shooter, also was injured in the Wednesday incident but had recovered enough to throw the game's ceremonial first pitch. Trump said Frid...

Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict Shocking video of police shooting wasn't enough to convict

NELSON: It's the first time people outside a courtroom have seen what happened, including what led to the stop, the officer's suspicion that the driver he was pulling over might have a connection to a recent robbery by two black men. The footage, whi...

Cosby jury reviews accuser's testimony amid deliberations

The jury is considering three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault. On Tuesday night, the jury hearing the sexual assault case did not come to a conclusion, and as he was leaving the courtroom along with his legal team, Bill Cosby shout...

Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional Justices say law on offensive trademarks is unconstitutional

A view of the U.S. Supreme Court. The debate here is over "government speech" vs either commercial speech or private speech. I really have no idea. But even if we're to accept that concept, copyrights and trademark approvals shouldn't apply here ...

Paul After Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Is Acquitted Paul After Cop Who Killed Philando Castile Is Acquitted

Paul's streets. / When your troops stop shootin n--s down in the street...,"says Tupac Amaru Shakur ("I Wonder If Heaven Got A Ghetto") whose 46th birthday was on Friday, June 16, 2017, when the unjust verdict was reached". Reynolds said Castile ...

Democrats fear slowdown of Russia sanctions bill in House

Last week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill imposing new sanctions on Iran and Russian Federation. Proponents of Senate-passed legislation to hit Russian Federation with economic sanctions and limit the president's authority to lift the penalties fe...

Senate Panel Meets With Special Counsel Robert Mueller in Russia Probe

In the meeting, Trump requested that the men "put that recommendation in writing", the White House has contended, prompting Rosenstein to offer a formal recommendation to Trump that Comey be fired because he mishandled the investigation into Hillary ...

6 killed in I-10 pileup caused by dust 6 killed in I-10 pileup caused by dust

Among those killed were a 9-month-old baby, 29-year-old woman and 30-year-old man, all from Phoenix. In February, two women were killed when their auto got sandwiched between two semi-trucks in a dust storm. Arizona Department of Transportation o...

Annual US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting Annual US Congress baseball game brings unity after shooting

Many members of the congressional GOP baseball team huddled in a dugout while Capitol police - who were part of Scalise's security detail - and local Alexandria police engaged in a shootout with Hodgkinson. "We're here to show solidarity". "The mes...

Donald Trump and family are trying to ruin my career: Kathy Griffin Donald Trump and family are trying to ruin my career: Kathy Griffin

Attorney Lisa Bloom announced plans to hold a press conference on the matter through a news release posted on Twitter. Bloom said the Trump image was a response to then-candidate Trump's campaign comment that former Fox news anchor Megyn Kelly...

Jada Pinkett Smith calls Tupac biopic 'deeply hurtful' Jada Pinkett Smith calls Tupac biopic 'deeply hurtful'

There are three main incidents in the film which Pinkett-Smith criticises. "The reimagining of my relationship to Pac has been deeply hurtful", the wife of Will Smith wrote , before insisting she doesn't blame Kat or Demetrius Shipp Jr, who playe...

Authorities: 18 injured after Hyannis ferry crashes into jetty Authorities: 18 injured after Hyannis ferry crashes into jetty

Stay with Eyewitness News for the latest developments . In addition to the fire boats and land-based crews Kenney said Hyannis authorities dispatched to the scene, the U.S. EDT. Matt Baker said in a statement that rough seas, strong winds and slipp...

NY TRAFFIC ALERT - Multiple Fatalities In Crash On George Washington Bridge NY TRAFFIC ALERT - Multiple Fatalities In Crash On George Washington Bridge

Manhattan: George Washington Bridge , 2 killed & 4 in serious condition, after a multiple auto MVA on the lower level, Both directions closed. After an SUV and a box truck crashed near the George Washington Bridge. The individuals in the SUV were fa...

Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

Trump will propose strictly enforcing the authorized exemptions that allow travel between the United States and Cuba and prohibiting commerce with Cuban businesses owned by the military and intelligence services, according to documents provided to...

Trump reportedly tells GOP senators that the House healthcare bill is 'mean' Trump reportedly tells GOP senators that the House healthcare bill is 'mean'

BuzzFeed's article said Trump used the phrase "son of a bitch" to describe the pending legislation. Such a failure would not get him a party on the White House lawn, but he and his colleagues could head home to their summer recess and tell co...

Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief

The wife of a man who shot a USA congressman and four others at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia said she had no idea he was going to the Washington D.C. She says she learned her husband was involved when she received a call from a news r...

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

The shooter was identified as Hodgkinson, a 66-year-old home inspector from IL who had several minor run-ins with the law in recent years and belonged to a Facebook group called " Terminate the Republican Party ". One of the last encounters any...

Family: Michigan native shot multiple times in chest, arm Family: Michigan native shot multiple times in chest, arm

Matt Mika, a former legislative aide to State Representative Dave Palsrok, was wounded during practice for the upcoming congressional baseball game. He remains in critical condition in the ICU at George Washington University Hospital . The gunman, J...

Southern Baptists want nothing to do with 'alt-right white supremacy' Southern Baptists want nothing to do with 'alt-right white supremacy'

The Convention hesitated to vote on McKissic's original resolution , but after facing pressure from him and some other pastors, the Baptists rewrote some of the language and did formally condemn the alt-right. But some African-American faith l...

Florida gyms investigated for Legionnaires' disease Florida gyms investigated for Legionnaires' disease

This analysis aimed to describe health care-associated Legionnaires' disease in 2015 from the 21 US jurisdictions that completely reported their health care-associated Legionnaires' disease cases to the CDC's Supplemental Legionnaires' Disease ...

Staff Member Of US Rep. Roger Williams Shot At Congressional Baseball Practice Staff Member Of US Rep. Roger Williams Shot At Congressional Baseball Practice

Scalise was shot , along with Williams' aide Barth and a former congressional aide turned lobbyist, Matt Mika. In 2015, he interned for Houston U.S. Rep. Eastern time, the gunman began using a high-caliber firearm to shoot at congressional members a...

$1M in meth-laced lollipops seized in Houston $1M in meth-laced lollipops seized in Houston

Both suspects, Evonne Mick, and David Salinas, have been charged with possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance. Deputies said there were so numerous lollipops in the suspects' auto, they couldn't even close the door. "What if on...

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