• SPD ends video game channel after Lyles shooting conversation criticism
SPD ends video game channel after Lyles shooting conversation criticism

On a weekday afternoon in March, Seattle police officers fenced off a city block as they tried to persuade a suicidal man in the middle of a downtown street to drop a knife. "She was talking normally and interacting with us normally and then all of a sudden, she's trying to stab me with a knife", Anderson recalled. But a video posted Wednesday in...

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  • Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot auto as punishment
Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot auto as punishment

After being ignored by the girl, Randolph shut the door, went inside, smoked marijuana and then took a two to three-hour nap, according to the newspaper. After noticing the children were missing, Randolph told officers she found them unresponsive in a locked vehicle and broke a window to rescue them.

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  • Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'
Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Although many thought the bill was cruel , the president at the time considered the AHCA a "great plan." "He talked about making sure we have a bill that protects people with pre-existing conditions and helps people". The Senate is expected to rewrite much of the bill, increasing tax credits for low-income Americans. But in a May 28 tweet...

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  • Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue
Trump's Washington hotel saw almost $20 million in revenue

According to this disclosure, Trump resigned from his managing posts in nearly all of his enterprises on January 19, 2017, one day before being sworn into office at the White House. Those returns provide more complete financial information than the financial disclosures, which include mostly broad ranges for income and debts. The private club doubl...

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  • Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Corker Authored Iran And Russia Sanctions
Senate Overwhelmingly Passes Corker Authored Iran And Russia Sanctions

The legislation , which now moves to the House, also gives Capitol Hill a much stronger hand in determining Russian Federation sanctions policy. Testifying this week on Capitol Hill, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson acknowledged the need to take action against Russian Federation but warned against measures that would cut off dialogue with Mosc...

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  • Russian Federation urges Trump to discard 'Cold War' policy on Cuba
Russian Federation urges Trump to discard 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

While the Cuban government's official response to Trump's announcement said that "a$3 ny strategy aimed at changing Cuba's political, economic and social systems, whether through pressure or coercion, or employing more subtle methods, will be doomed to failure", it is by no means excluded that the regime is willing to make a deal.

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  • Justices could take up high-stakes fight over electoral maps
Justices could take up high-stakes fight over electoral maps

Arguments in the case will be in the fall. The generic term for the process is called redistricting. Moreover, because of a quirk of federal law, the case is overwhelmingly likely to wind up in the Supreme Court . "They are trying to accomplish by delay what they couldn't prove in court". Attorney General Brad Schimel released the following st...

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  • US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release
US official's 'quiet diplomacy' led to Warmbier's release

When Yun finally laid eyes on the comatose Warmbier in a North Korean hospital, it was the first time the US could verify his condition in person since his sentencing more than a year earlier, the State Department said. Doctors say they are consistent, however, with Warmbier's current condition. Yun boarded a private aircraft along with two doc...

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  • Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it fired missiles due to ISIS-claimed attacks
Iran's Revolutionary Guard says it fired missiles due to ISIS-claimed attacks

The Guard's website said it launched surface-to-surface medium-range missiles targeting the area. The Guard said, in a statement published on its Sepahnews website, that the missiles were "in retaliation" for the June 7 attacks on Tehran claimed by IS.

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  • Deadly Shooting at Texas Car Dealership Began When Fugitive Confronted: Investigator
Deadly Shooting at Texas Car Dealership Began When Fugitive Confronted: Investigator

The Greenville Police Department released the video showing the moment two men walked in on a third man sitting in an office inside the dealership. They said Hutchinson broke free and began firing his gun , with the bounty hunters firing back.

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  • Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill
Trump promises unfulfilled by House GOP health bill

The CBO projected that the American Health Care Act (AHCA ) would reduce the national deficit by $119 billion over 10 years, mainly due to its massive cuts to Medicaid and the replacement of nongroup insurance subsidies with tax credits.

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  • Bounty hunters, fugitive die in shootout at Texas auto dealership
Bounty hunters, fugitive die in shootout at Texas auto dealership

Hennepin County Sheriff's Office in Minneapolis issued a warrant for Hutchinson after he failed to appear on a first-degree felony drug charge. That's when the target pulled out a gun and started to fire. "(Garcia) then called me a little bit later on and said he was going to be at a vehicle dealership and that was the last I heard from him". The...

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  • To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning
To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Almost 200 cemeteries across the country participated in Decoration Day that first year. The rain cleared out Monday morning bringing crowds of people to downtown Mansfield for the annual Memorial Day Parade . Too many of us take our military members, veterans and those who put their lives on the line for granted. Across the country , h...

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  • ICE arrests almost 190 immigrants in Southern California
ICE arrests almost 190 immigrants in Southern California

The White House supported this claim with examples of those seized in ICE operations this year, including hardened repeat offenders from gangs like MS-13 caught in last month;s Operation Community Shield against gang members that yielded 1,378 arrests.

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  • House approves school aid plan some call insufficient
House approves school aid plan some call insufficient

The two sponsored House Bill 81 , which would lower penalties for possession of one ounce of marijuana from arrests to mere tickets. HB 21 was the first time in years that the Legislature has taken up major school finance reform without a court mandate.

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  • Trump records robocall in Montana race
Trump records robocall in Montana race

And while a group of Democratic lawmakers is calling for Trump's impeachment, congressional leaders have tried to tamp down those cries. But Given Trump's lack of popularity, Democrats are looking to this spring's special elections to score some wins, including the special election in Montana .

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  • Haiti TPS announcement misleading on facts
Haiti TPS announcement misleading on facts

Haiti's TPS designation expires in July of this year, which means that Haitians with this status may be deported from the U.S. For months now, various stakeholders have been pressing DHS to renew the designation, citing disruptions in the lives of Haitians who are settled in the United States, and risky conditions in Haiti exacerbated by a 2016 hur...

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  • Jason Day misses three-footer at Byron Nelson PGA to blow title
Jason Day misses three-footer at Byron Nelson PGA to blow title

Hahn is at 12-under-par 198 while former FedExCup champion Billy Horschel is one stroke back after a 66 that featured birdies on the final three holes. Sleeping on the lead, you can overthink it and I just like to go home with my wife, our two-year-old daughter, watch some cartoons. "Then I birdied six and I got nervous again".

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  • Longtime Clinton Aide Shares Video Of Debate Prep For 'Unwanted Trump Hug'
Longtime Clinton Aide Shares Video Of Debate Prep For 'Unwanted Trump Hug'

But Trump pulled him into an embrace and Comey didn't reciprocate. Trump is known to make physical contact with those on stage with him during political events, and the Clinton campaign apparently had that in mind ahead of the 2016 presidential debates .

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  • Planned Parenthood says it is closing Bettendorf clinic
Planned Parenthood says it is closing Bettendorf clinic

Those clinics are in Quad Cities, Burlington, Keokuk and Sioux City. Planned Parenthood and its allies responded to the videos with a multi-million dollar publicity campaign to control the damage. Patients who sought care at the Nob Hill location will be transferred to the two other clinics, one of which is only 1.2 miles away at 701 San Mateo Blvd...

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  • Dayton, Republicans Back in Budget Talks
Dayton, Republicans Back in Budget Talks

The governor made what he called a "Meet Half Way" offer, which Republicans interpreted differently. Dayton responded Republicans moved hardly at all, and insist on large tax cuts and raiding the General Fund for transportation projects. This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented wor...

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  • GOP health care is risky
GOP health care is risky

It will raise premiums for older people and sick people. The House Republican plan would end the Affordable Care Act's eligibility expansion, erasing the guaranteed federal money states used to insure those 11 million people. By the 1960s, however, even insurance costs were unaffordable to many. Childless Americans pay taxes for schools so chil...

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  • Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter
Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter

Coulter's canceled appearance at the University of California, Berkeley brought hundreds to raucously but peacefully celebrate the conservative provocateur. Coulter said in an email to The Associated Press that she might stroll across campus to greet supporters and "stroll around the graveyard of the First Amendment".

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  • Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War
Trump makes puzzling claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War

People don't ask that question. But, come on. Everyone knows why there was a Civil War. Immigrants seeking to become naturalized are sometimes asked to name a cause of the war in their citizenship tests. The Civil War was decades in the making, stemming from disputes between the North and South about slavery and whether the union or states themse...

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  • Images and video show the aftermath of major flooding in Arkansas
Images and video show the aftermath of major flooding in Arkansas

Louis. Hundreds of homes and businesses were damaged in Oklahoma, Missouri, Arkansas and IL. The Black River that runs from southeast Missouri into northeast Arkansas was down after cresting at record levels earlier this week in places such as Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and Pocahontas, Arkansas.

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  • Texas backs tough sanctuary city ban as federal push stalls
Texas backs tough sanctuary city ban as federal push stalls

Democrats who oppose SB 4 wore black in protest to the capitol as they debated the bill, but were overwhelmingly outnumbered. AUSTIN, Texas (AP ) - The Texas House approved a strict ban on " sanctuary cities " Thursday, empowering local police to enforce federal immigration law against anyone they detain and threatening police chiefs and s...

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  • Trump errs on the court system
Trump errs on the court system

The administration stated that the ruling "undermines faith in our legal system" but that it is "confident" it will be successful in the Supreme Court and will pursue "all legal remedies to the sanctuary city threat". On Tuesday de Blasio said Trump was "going beyond his authority when he tries to cut vital funding to cities that don't share his ...

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  • National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'
National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

From the Interior Department, Trump issued a review of an act which have given presidents the power to designate land as national monuments since 1906. The review of the lands has been especially criticized by environmentalists. "Once you destroy these types of resources, these habitats, these areas that are untouched, you can never go back", he ...

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  • Belfair middle school placed on lockdown; district denies active-shooter report
Belfair middle school placed on lockdown; district denies active-shooter report

Rosenbach did not say how the gun was discovered. However, the Mason County Sheriff's Office reported a student who was armed had been taken into custody and that there were no apparent injuries. The sheriff's office is now clearing buildings on the campus. It includes Mason and Kitsap deputies, ATF, and Washington State Patrol. Our time-stamped up...

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  • Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington
Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

He will reportedly meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping and Russian President Vladimir Putin personally. "With President Obama, we had a mutual agreement about the PKK - but Obama deceived us. Asked whether the European Court of Human Rights could issue a ruling on the case, an ECHR official said that anyone could submit an appeal to the court ...

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  • Tennessee kidnap victim, teacher found in California
Tennessee kidnap victim, teacher found in California

After seeing a photo of Tad Cummins in an Amber Alert, Barry said he made the connection and called authorities. The Siskiyou County Sheriff's Department confirmed to ABC News on Thursday morning that Cummins' vehicle was found. "In the note, Cummins explained that he was traveling to Virginia Beach or the D.C. area to clear his head". The two have...

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  • Trump 'Buy American' edict may have little impact on US steel
Trump 'Buy American' edict may have little impact on US steel

American jobs need to be protected and this executive order seems like a good step. The American Immigration Lawyers Association (AILA) said that while the announcement reflected the administration's desire to move towards reforms to the H-1B programme, there would be no immediate changes or impact on H-1B visas.

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  • Supreme Court justices side with church in playground dispute
Supreme Court justices side with church in playground dispute

The church operates a daycare and preschool in the college town of Columbia, Missouri. The church sued in response, insisting that it should have been eligible to receive the grant because the playground upgrade did not serve any religious purposes.

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  • Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley
Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley

Coulter reacted angrily to the cancellation on Wednesday, saying in a series of tweets that it amounted to censorship and vowing nonetheless to show up at Berkeley as scheduled. Tucker Carlson criticized the school for claiming they respected the First Amendment while deciding to strip Coulter of her's. "No more clear-cut proof that taxpayer-su...

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  • Police ID 4 found slain in park in suspected gang killing
Police ID 4 found slain in park in suspected gang killing

Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini, center, addresses the media outside Police Headquarters in Bay Shore, N.Y., Friday, April 14, 2017. The commissioner put the quadruple killings in stark terms, calling the effort to combat those kinds of crimes "a long-term war", Newsday reported .

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