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USA Rain, thunderstorms possible for the midstate on Thursday night
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Thursday night - Clear, with a low around 64. There will be a south southwest wind of 7 to 10 miles per hour. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Wednesday .Partly cloudy. Rain chance in afternoon/evening. Showers and thunderstorms will be more widespread on Monday afternoon as a cold front washes away the humidity and replaces it with dry/comfortable air.

USA Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought
Author: 0 Congressman's condition 'more difficult' than first thought

Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old home inspector from IL, was shot and killed by Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail. The bullet that hit Scalise traveled across his pelvis, fractured bones, injured internal organs and caused severe bleeding, the hospital said.

Author: 0 Gunman Opens Fire During Baseball Practice For Republican Members Of Congress

Roger Williams , who represents parts of Killeen and Fort Hood, was evacuated from a baseball field in Virginia early this morning after an unidentified gunman opened fire on the Republican congressional baseball team. Rep. Mo Brooks, an Alabama Republican, said his colleague "crawled into the outfield, leaving a trail of blood". "Prayers for Congressman Scalise & aides that were involved", Pearce tweeted.

USA Paul Ryan: Let Mueller Do His Job
Author: 0 Paul Ryan: Let Mueller Do His Job

Trump's directive calls for shifting apprenticeship program certification from the U.S. Department of Labor to industry groups, which would have agency oversight. IBM , for example, participates in a six-year program called P-TECH. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., said Trump's "rhetoric doesn't match the reality" of the budget cuts he's proposing.

USA Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year
Author: 0 Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Jeffs and the other defendants were arrested in February 2016 as part of a federal raid on FLDS offices and two businesses suspected of converting benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program into cash. It was issued a decade after his brother Warren Jeffs was featured on a similar poster. Prosecutors argued Mr Jeffs was a flight risk. The FBI has no solid evidence that FLDS members or others were helping Jeffs elude authorities, but investigators are trying to patch ...

Author: 0 US Open blimp crash pilot had other rough landings in the past

An advertising blimp caught fire and crashed into a field at Erin Meadows Farm in Erin Hills. Fowler is 0 for 29 in major championships so far and is probably the best player in the world currently without a major now that Sergio Garcia is off the board with his Masters win.

Author: 0 Trump investigated for obstruction of justice

Former FBI Director James Comey confirmed during testimony that the president was not personally under investigation in the Russian Federation probe, but according to sources for the Washington Post , that changed after he was sacked. That report makes clear that three senior intelligence officers - Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers and and former NSA deputy director Richard Ledgett - are being interviewed this week by special ...

USA North Carolina Man Fell into Yellowstone Hot Spring, Burned
Author: 0 North Carolina Man Fell into Yellowstone Hot Spring, Burned

At about midnight they flagged down a ranger near Seven Mile Bridge, close to West Entrance Road . Pictured the Lower Geyser Basin that North Carolina man, Gervais Dylan Gatete , "fell" into. This April 30, 2014, photo provided by the National Park Service shows the Lower Geyser Basin in Wyoming's Mammoth Hot Springs . "Yellowstone's thermal features are risky", Dan Wenk, park superintendent, stated in a news release issued Wednesday.

Author: 0 Grenfell Tower disaster: Fundraiser for victims of tower blaze

The singer isn't the only star who made an appearance near the site - Adele was spotted attending Wednesday night's vigil, comforting those affected by the blaze which killed 12 people and injured dozens more, although this figure is expected to rise.

USA House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in critical condition, hospital says
Author: 0 House Majority Whip Steve Scalise in critical condition, hospital says

Republican congressman Steve Scalise is in a fight "more hard than first thought" as he recovers from a gunshot wound, U.S. President Donald Trump said after visiting him at a Washington , D.C., hospital on Thursday. Hodgkinson later died after a shootout with police. Trump and his wife Melania visited Scalise in the hospital Wednesday evening, bringing the injured congressman flowers.

Author: 0 Teen police volunteers steal LAPD cars, patrol Los Angeles

Beck didn't provide names, but said the teens - ages 15, 16, and 17 - accessed the department's inventory system, and then logged in under the name of a sergeant they knew was on vacation to get access to the vehicles. "We're going to be deeply concerned anytime any police equipment of any kind is taken, let alone a vehicle", LAPD Assistant Chief Beatrice Girmala said.

Author: 0 Trump uses social media to question probe of his campaign

I'm sure it is tempting, but can folks please avoid that comfy cliché, a "star is born", to describe what's happening now with California Democratic Sen . For many other questions including whether he had a third meeting with Russian officials, Sessions either couldn't "recall" or "didn't know". " Harris , let him answer the question".

USA US, CentAm officials meet as Trump signals shift
Author: 0 US, CentAm officials meet as Trump signals shift

He didn't mention that the amount is 30 percent less than was approved past year by Congress under President Barack Obama, which has dismayed some experts on the region. The conference will bring together the northern triangle countries of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to discuss topics that include the region's economy and security.

USA Scalise is in
Author: 0 Scalise is in "some trouble"

A gunman opened fire on the Republican baseball team's practice before Thursday's annual charity baseball game, critically wounding Scalise, R-La., and injuring three other people as horrified legislators and staffers scrambled for cover amid a barrage of bullets.

USA American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home
Author: 0 American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

Warmbier was supposed to graduate from the University of Virginia in May. Rodman developed an unlikely relationship with the North Korean leader since making his first trip there in 2013. But the fact that he had been kept, comatose, in North Korea for more than a year could worsen the already tense relationship between Pyongyang and Washington .

Author: 0 Investigators request Trump/Comey tapes - if they exist

Mr Trump denies he asked Mr Comey for loyalty and tweeted on Friday: 'Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication. But I wondered if you could tell us in person, sir, why you feel that his testimony vindicated you when it really boils down to his word against your word.

USA More surgery expected for Scalise; Trump visits hospital
Author: 0 More surgery expected for Scalise; Trump visits hospital

Trump and First Lady Melania visited Scalise's family - as well as that of wounded officer Crystal Griner, who is also at MedStar Hospital- last night. Investigators studying the attack at a suburban Virginia park said Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers. The targeted lawmakers were practicing for the Congressional Baseball Game , a charity competition against a team of Democrats.

Author: 0 What we know about the injuries from the Alexandria shooting

Scalise remains in critical condition . The US president offered the assessment as a shaken US House returned into session a day after the shooting of Mr Scalise and others. They said an attack on one member is an attack on all , and that's why they're responding with a show of unity. Presidents have shown up at the annual Republicans vs.

USA Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban
Author: 0 Hawaii urges court to keep hold on Trump travel ban

The appeals court, which also ruled against Trump's first travel ban in February, concluded that his own statements made clear that the revised version contains the same flaw by targeting Muslims. Of the foreign travelers who came to the US from the six countries, 2,013 travelers came in April, down from the 2,551 that arrived in March- a 21 percent decrease, according to Roll Call's analysis of a State Department report.

Author: 0 Sanders 'sickened,' shooter possibly linked to '16 campaign

Scalise, R-La., is the majority whip in the House, making him the No. 3 House Republican leader. The FBI said that the gunman, James T. Hodgkinson , purchased the two firearms he used in Wednesday's assault from licensed gun dealers. "He is grateful for the fearless actions of U.S. Capitol Police, first responders, and colleagues". Trump praised Scalise as "a patriot" and "a fighter" and said Scalise has the prayers of the "entire nation" behind him.

USA Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships
Author: 0 Trump orders more cash, industry input, for apprenticeships

Trump said Tuesday during a visit to the state that, "Just backstage, we were negotiating with a major, major incredible manufacturer of phones and computers and televisions, and I think they're going to give the governor a very happy surprise very soon".

USA Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage
Author: 0 Doctors: Student freed by N. Korea has severe brain damage

Fred Warmbier said the country kept his son's condition secret and "denied him top-notch care". His father, Mr Fred Warmbier said at the news conference his son was "brutalised and terrorised" by the North Korean regime. "I don't think we'll ever find the answer", he said. Mr. Warmbier also thanked the current US administration for their efforts in securing the release of his son.

Author: 0 Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; judge says keep deliberating

On Thursday, the 12-person jury announced that it was unable to reach a unanimous decision after nearly 30 hours of deliberation but were sent back to the negotiating table by the judge. Cosby - who is also dubbed as "America's Dad" due to his long-running program The Cosby Show - was supported by several protesters carrying signs that said "Free Mr.

Author: 0 Feinstein: Judiciary committee must 'step up and carry its weight'

Republican Sen. Richard Burr of North Carolina and Democratic Sen. The Post report cited anonymous sources who were briefed on requests made by investigators. Dianne Feinstein , the panel's top Democrat. Feinstein said she also believes the committee should hear from officials Comey said he spoke with about his interactions with Trump, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions , Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and then-Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe, who is now the acting ...

Author: 0 San Francisco UPS employees return to work after tragedy

In this photo provided by Kevin Wood, UPS workers wave from the rooftop of a UPS package delivery warehouse where a shooting took place Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in San Francisco, Calif. There was no indication that Lam's driving record affected his ability to work at UPS. Two other UPS employees were wounded, but Cilia said both were released from the hospital.

USA Kathy Griffin: Trump family is trying to ruin me
Author: 0 Kathy Griffin: Trump family is trying to ruin me

Bloom also confirmed that Griffin has been contacted by the U.S. Secret Service and has retained a criminal lawyer. Although Griffin tearfully apologized again during her press conference , she said that she will continue to use Trump as fodder for her comedic material.

USA Ohio man set to appear in court in slayings of 3 women
Author: 0 Ohio man set to appear in court in slayings of 3 women

Brinkman appeared with his right arm in a cast and he cried as Parma Municipal Court Judge Timothy Gilligan read the charges. According to the Associated Press , Brinkman has not entered a plea or been appointed an attorney. He said he thought it was unusual, but he just figured that they had left in another friend's auto. "There's so many scenarios that play over and over in your mind but I would have rather been there and have him get me, and let them all live then then what happened".

USA Kansas husband who robbed bank to avoid wife given probation
Author: 0 Kansas husband who robbed bank to avoid wife given probation

After he was given money, Ripple waited for police. Mr Ripple had multiple bypass heart surgery in 2015 and suffered from depression that, according to lawyers, went undiagnosed. He was accompanied by his wife in court and said he did not mean to frighten the teller. The Kansas City Star reports that Ripple took a guilty plea in January.

USA Five Michigan officials charged in death in Flint crisis
Author: 0 Five Michigan officials charged in death in Flint crisis

Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Director Nick Lyon is now the highest ranking state official charged in connection with the Flint water crisis along with former Flint emergency manager Darnell Earley , and three others.

USA Top Republican Wounded in US Shooting
Author: 0 Top Republican Wounded in US Shooting

MedStar Washington Hospital Center released a statement saying that he had already undergone one surgery and that he will require additional operations. T. Hodgkinson, a resident of IL. He had been living out of his van in the Alexandria area in recent months, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.

USA MI native Matt Mika out of surgery, in ICU
Author: 0 MI native Matt Mika out of surgery, in ICU

Mika's LinkedIn profile shows he worked as a staff member for MI lawmakers, including U.S. Reps. Before his time at Tyson, Mika worked for the The North American Meat Institute, an association representing the meat and poultry packing and processing industry, for two years, his LinkedIn profile shows.

Author: 0 FLDS Leader Lyle Jeffs arrested in South Dakota

In a federal court appearance Thursday in Sioux Falls, Jeffs waived a detention hearing until he returns to Utah in coming days to face the pending food stamp fraud charges, said Melodie Rydalch, spokeswoman for the U.S. Authorities have said the South Dakota congregation is led by Seth Jeffs, brother of Lyle and Warren Jeffs . The secretive group's base has caused concerns among nearby landowners in western South Dakota.

USA Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting
Author: 0 Congress seeks normalcy, heads back to work after shooting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington . "He has received multiple units of blood transfusion. his condition is critical, and he will require additional operations", a hospital statement on his condition read.

USA Sen. Kamala Harris: Not backing down is in ex-prosecutor's DNA
Author: 0 Sen. Kamala Harris: Not backing down is in ex-prosecutor's DNA

Most of Sessions' answers to questions on his conversations with President Trump about the Russian Federation investigation read along the lines, "I'm not able to discuss with you, to confirm or deny, the nature of private conversations I had with the president".

USA Amid Uproar, Southern Baptists Condemn 'Alt-right' Movement
Author: 0 Amid Uproar, Southern Baptists Condemn 'Alt-right' Movement

Barrett Duke , a Southern Baptist executive who shepherded the statements through the meeting, said the resolution contained inflammatory and broad language that potentially implicated conservatives who do not support the "alt-right" movement.

USA Key insurer Centene plans to expand health exchange presence
Author: 0 Key insurer Centene plans to expand health exchange presence

Anthem Inc, which has long said that uncertainty over the payments used to make insurance more affordable could cause it to exit markets next year, last week announced it would exit most of the OH market in 2018. Rice. Medicaid-focused insurers have had more success on the exchanges, health policy experts say, because the makeup of the Obamacare exchanges bears more similarities to the Medicaid market and requires low-priced plans.

USA Scalise 'in very tough shape' after shooting, Trump says
Author: 0 Scalise 'in very tough shape' after shooting, Trump says

A senior White House aide told Fox News that the president and first lady met with Scalise's doctors and family, including his wife Jennifer. Two Capitol Police officers sustained relatively minor injuries. "We may have our differences, but we do well in times like these to remember that everyone who serves in our nation's capital is here because above all they love our country", Trump said from the White House.

USA Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died
Author: 0 Suspect in congressional baseball shooting has died

Hodgkinson allegedly opened fire at a field in Alexandria, Virginia, several law enforcement sources told NBC News . The Republican Congressional Baseball Team was practicing there at the time of the shooting , reports WTVR . Roger Williams says a member of his staff was also shot and was receiving medical attention. Representative Pearce also said that he and other Republicans were at their normal, early morning practice, preparing for the annual Congressional baseball ...

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise in Critical Condition Following Shooting at GOP Baseball Practice

A second Capitol police officer suffered non-gunshot injuries, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said . According to an Associated Press news alert sent just before 3 p.m., Scalise was in critical condition following surgery. "In a democracy we need to be respectful of each other". "An attack on one of us is an attack on all of us", Mr Ryan said, to prolonged applause. After hearing about the shooting, House Democrats at a separate baseball practice started a spontaneous prayer ...