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USA 1000-Acre Castaic Lake Brush Fire Remains at 10% Containment
Author: 0 1000-Acre Castaic Lake Brush Fire Remains at 10% Containment

A 1,000-acre brush fire continued burning near Castaic Lake for the second day Sunday as containment remained at 10 percent, officials said. In all, three helicopters from Los Angeles County Fire and fixed-winged aircraft from Cal Fire had dominated the firefighting efforts.

Author: 0 Military plane suffers accident during practice for OH air show

A two-seat F-16 belonging to the Air Force Thunderbirds flight demonstration team crashed at the end of a preparation flight for the Dayton Air Show this afternoon, according to local news sources. Gonsalves is the Thunderbirds' advance pilot and narrator. Slaybaugh briefed the media with Michael Emhoff, chairman of the United States Air and Trade Show, the entity that puts on the Vectren Dayton Air Show.

USA LSU will face Florida in College World Series Finals
Author: 0 LSU will face Florida in College World Series Finals

The Tigers beat Alabama in the 1997 College World Series championship game, while the Gators lost to SC in 2011. Raz showed perhaps why he should have gotten the start for the Beavers as he worked 4 ⅓ innings only allowing three hits and one run.

Author: 0 US lawmakers urge Trump to press India's Modi on trade, investment

But Trump aides said that Modi , after meetings with the president, will also be treated to a cocktail reception and a working dinner at the White House , the first for a foreign leader under Trump. "We are taking a new fresh look at security", said Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-KS), the Chairman of subcommittee that deals with funding for the Legislative Branch.

USA Group gathers for Amateur Radio Field Day
Author: 0 Group gathers for Amateur Radio Field Day

Section Manager of American Radio Relay League, says. Ham radio operators work in conjunction with first responders supplying needed critical information while at the same time offering another avenue of communication with the outside world.

Author: 0 Sketches of White House press briefing released

Sketches are also common in courtroom trials. Michael Horne tweeted. "This time it's the forgotten men and women sketch artist's of America". He has covered a wide range of cases, including the Clinton impeachment proceedings, terror suspect trials, and Guantanamo Bay detainee hearings.

USA Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy
Author: 0 Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy

Another round of rain is engulfing much of Texas, swelling rivers, flooding streets and bringing warnings of flash flooding in several areas. An unidentified man looks at a truck that was crushed by a falling tree in Fort Walton Beach, Florida on Wednesday, June 21, 2017.

Author: 0 Brendan Dassey of 'Making a Murderer' wins appeals court ruling

Dassey and his uncle, Steven Avery , were convicted in separate trials of killing freelance photographer Teresa Halbach at Avery's home and scrap yard. The state countered that Dassey's confession was not coerced because the investigators who questioned him never made him any explicit promises. "By doing this - by linking promises to the words that the investigators wanted to hear, or allowing Dassey to avoid confrontation by telling the investigators what they wanted to hear - the ...

USA Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul
Author: 0 Turkish authorities ban Sunday's LGBTI Pride in Istanbul

The Chair of OUTbound, which is Transport for London's LGBT+ Staff Network Group, Ben Lyon said: "We are delighted to be part of the Pride celebrations by decorating the transport network with our lovely rainbow design at Tube stations, bus stops and on bikes".

Author: 0 Ted Cruz Could Be About To Derail 'Blood Money' Obamacare Repeal

They have little margin for error, as NPR's Scott Horsley reports. A cynic might say that the BCRA is less a Republican health care bill than a caricature of a Republican health care bill. Health policy expert Linda Blumberg of the Urban Institute says imposing a coverage requirement on insurance companies without a corresponding mandate for customers creates a very shaky insurance market.

USA Bernie Sanders Condemns 'Despicable' Alexandria Shooter, 'Apparently' Former Campaign Volunteer
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders Condemns 'Despicable' Alexandria Shooter, 'Apparently' Former Campaign Volunteer

Hodgkinson said she only learned of the shooting and her husband's involvement when a reporter called to ask her about the events. She was flanked by a local county deputy when standing in front of a plethora of microphones. She declined to answer questions about her husband's political views. In April 2006, Hodgkinson was charged with misdemeanor battery after he stormed into a neighbor's house in an attempt to force home a teenage girl who, according to the St.

USA LSU Defeats Oregon St., 6-1, Advances To CWS Finals
Author: 0 LSU Defeats Oregon St., 6-1, Advances To CWS Finals

But LSU pulled it off, eliminating No. 1 Oregon State from the 2017 College World Series with a 3-1 win Friday and a 6-1 win Saturday. This rematch is a day after the No. He mowed down the first 11 batters of the game and then set down 11 more in a row after KJ Harrison slapped a two-out single to left field in the 4th.

USA IL lawmakers still divided over budget after second day of special session
Author: 0 IL lawmakers still divided over budget after second day of special session

The Senate and House are now in a special session convened by Governor Rauner to address the budget crisis, but the Senate adjourned after less than 20 minutes on Saturday, according to NBC 5's Mary Ann Ahern. But, the Chicago democrat says he doesn't think Rauner is serious about getting things done because a leaders meeting scheduled for Friday was nixed by the governor.

USA US judge asked to expand order blocking Iraqis' deportation
Author: 0 US judge asked to expand order blocking Iraqis' deportation

Goldsmith, who heard arguments Wednesday, said he needs more time to consider complex legal issues. The 14-day stay applies to "all Iraqi nationals within the jurisdiction of the Detroit ICE Field Office with final orders of removal, who have been, or will be, arrested and detained by ICE, including those detained in MI and transferred outside of MI to other detention locations".

Author: 0 Republicans release draft health care bill

The draft bill is expected to be subject to negotiations over the coming days, and Senate majority whip John Cornyn told reporters on Thursday that McConnell could file the final bill "as late as Tuesday" and that "it would encompass additional conversations and ideas between now and then" as Republicans try to earn the necessary support within their caucus.

USA Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy
Author: 0 Tri-State Braces for Possible Impacts From Tropical Depression Cindy

The dugout of a baseball field is destroyed in Fort Walton Beach, Fla., on Tuesday , June 20, 2017, as severe weather from Tropical Storm Cindy brushed along the northwest coast of Florida Wednesday mo. They say the floating blobs contain all members of the colony, including worker ants, winged reproductive males and females, and queen ants. In Memphis, crews worked Thursday to clear storm drains to help prevent street flooding.

USA Lagergren, Stalter lead at BMW International Open
Author: 0 Lagergren, Stalter lead at BMW International Open

Patrick Reed (66) and Troy Merritt (68) were tied for second. He missed the chance to claim the outright lead when he mis-read a birdie putt from inside 10 feet at the last, but he will be out in the final group with the Masters champion on Sunday, while Lagergren is alone in third after he birdied the final two holes to cap a solid 69.

Author: 0 Here's What to Watch as the Senate Fights Over Healthcare Reform

The President addressed reforms earlier in the week. They have expressed concerns over the bill's changes to the program, which provides low-income Americans with financial support to access health insurance. "We'll have to see". Trump has spoken favorably about both the House-passed bill and the Senate version unveiled this week, though he declared several times as he ramped up his campaign for the presidency that he would not cut Medicaid .

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy could deliver 'drenching showers' to Upstate NY

The storm interacting with the frontal boundary will drop at least 2-4 inches of rain on the region, based on our rainfall model, and locally heavier totals could occur with stronger storms moving slowly through the region. National Weather Service meteorologist Craig Evanego said around an inch of rain is likely in Lancaster County, with some locally higher amounts.

Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico reach Confed Cup semifinals

Marinovic made impressive saves to deny Ronaldo, Andre Silva and Nani , but was powerless to stop Andre Silva or Nani late in the game. The lead was quickly doubled when Bernardo Silva slotted home on 37 minutes after getting on the end of Eliseu's low driven cross, although the winger was injured in the process and later replaced.

USA Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy
Author: 0 Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

It was extended to all conference members and the mayors of about 1,400 cities with populations of 30,000 or more after President Donald Trump pulled the country out of the Paris agreement. Clinton said the mayors would need to follow through on their commitment, which could prove a challenge with budgetary constraints. "You have to find a way to do it".

Author: 0 Here Is Every Republican Senator Who Opposes the Health Care Bill

Casey , who is running for re-election to a third term next year, has said the bill poses a foundational retrenchment of Medicaid and could mean coverage losses for people with employer-sponsored insurance, in addition to those covered by Pennsylvania's $30 billion Medicaid federal-state partnership.

Author: 0 OH judge declares mistrial for officer who shot Samuel DuBose

Tensing pulled DuBose over because his vehicle didn't have a front tag and because his back tag was registered to a driver with a suspended license, DuBose's girlfriend, Mathews said . The 27-year-old Tensing testified he feared he was going to be killed. His first trial ended in a mistrial . The case is among several across the country in recent years that have raised attention on how police deal with blacks.

Author: 0 Cindy causes minor flooding across South as rain continues

The slow-moving tropical storm that formed on Tuesday in the Gulf, Cindy, has already been blamed for one death. One to 2 inches of rainfall is expected for much of the area Saturday , and heavy rainfall in some areas could lead to some flooding.

Author: 0 Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

The Congressional Budget Office is expected to release its score of the bill early next week, estimating how many millions of Americans stand to lose their insurance. Iowa opted to expand, and has added more than 150,000 people to its rolls since 2014. Fixing the bill to save Medicaid's expansion theoretically wouldn't convince any of them to change their vote, while further cuts could alienate other so-called "moderate" Republicans like Heller.

USA WH Redirects Comey Tapes Inquiry Back to Trump's Tweets
Author: 0 WH Redirects Comey Tapes Inquiry Back to Trump's Tweets

It is true that both Comey and Mueller worked together as Department of Justice colleagues during the George W. Bush administration, and did have a work-related friendship. Trump repeatedly refused to say whether he believed Mueller would have to recuse himself from the inquiry. White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters that while Trump "retains the authority" to dismiss special counsel Robert Mueller, "he has no intention of doing that".

Author: 0 Senate Republicans release bill to cut Medicaid

If the bill is signed into law, millions of low-income and working-class Americans stand to feel the effects most acutely. Bob Casey made an appearance at the state Capitol to join state officials in condemning the latest healthcare bill .

USA Judge declares second mistrial in Cincinnati cop's murder trial
Author: 0 Judge declares second mistrial in Cincinnati cop's murder trial

But then later Friday, jurors returned to say they were still unable to find consensus, after almost 31 hours of deliberations . It's also among cases that show the difficulties prosecutors face in gaining convictions against police for on-duty shootings.

USA Anti-Sharia law march downtown draws counter protest
Author: 0 Anti-Sharia law march downtown draws counter protest

However, the people who attended the anti-Muslim protests were less in number and cities like New York, Chicago, and Seattle witnessed large counter-protests, The Guardian reported. The state patrol says the march inside the Capitol Rotunda was kept separate from the counter-demonstration outside, but a "brief exchange" between the two groups outside led to the arrests.

Author: 0 Former Milwaukee officer found not guilty in shooting death of Sylville Smith

After two days of deliberations, jurors found ex-officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide in the death of Smith . MCEVERS: What charges did that officer face? If he'd been found guilty, Heaggan-Brown, who is Black, could have been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

Author: 0 Fifth GOP Senator says he won't back AHCA

The 142-page bill, crafted behind closed doors, would result in more gradual but deeper cuts to funding to Medicaid - the government-run insurance program for lower-income Americans - than cuts proposed in a controversial bill passed by the House of Representatives in May.

Author: 0 North Korea rebuttal: Otto Warmbier's death 'a mystery'

But it's unclear how he came to be in that state. This week former National Basketball Association star Dennis Rodman claimed he was responsible for helping get the 22-year-old finally released. The funeral service was held at Warmbier's alma mater, Wyoming High School. He was 22-years-old. There has been mass outcry toward the North Korean's dictatorial regime, including U.S.

USA Scalise's Condition Improves, Upgraded From Serious To Fair
Author: 0 Scalise's Condition Improves, Upgraded From Serious To Fair

He has required surgery several times since the shooting. Three others were shot in addition to Scalise. That social media and letters to the editor showed Hodgkinson to be an ardent liberal who hated congressional Republicans gave the attacks an bad partisan overtone and inevitably led Rep.

Author: 0 Matt Kemp leaves Thursday's game with tight left hamstring

Complaining that the Cardinals traded Adams with Carpenter manning first base is similar to fans complaining that the club dealt away Leon Durham and he had several good seasons with the Chicago Cubs. He worked seven innings in the earlier meeting and one of the runs was unearned. "I said I understand that". "There were some righties coming up I had already seen two or three times".

USA Protesters Physically Removed from Outside Mitch McConnell's Office
Author: 0 Protesters Physically Removed from Outside Mitch McConnell's Office

Photos and videos depict the protesters, many of which are in wheelchairs or wearing medical equipment, being carried away by Capitol Police while chanting "no cuts to Medicaid!" Capitol police made about 43 arrests and were seen dragging uncooperative protestors out of the building.

Author: 0 Tom Huston: GOP wins big in Georgia and SC

I have enormous respect for her . Mrs. Pelosi has been her party's leader since 2003, overseeing losses in 2004, big gains in 2006 and 2008, then watching as her party slipped into its smallest minority in almost a century. The White House is suggesting that a Republican win in Georgia's special House election on Tuesday was a personal victory for President Donald Trump .