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Contractor 'scared to death' during Madison Culver's robbery


Authorities say the workers aren't from Dane County. Kneubuehl and the three other men were working on a flooring project when the two robbers entered the store from a back door at about 3 a.m. Beltline Highway on Tuesday morning. "The first suspect is described as a black man in his 20's around 6'3" tall. Koval said they are casting a wide net in their search, including a review of camera footage from multiple businesses in the area. Read More »

Utah wildfire: Country's largest active fire grows in size


More than 500 firefighters, including six hotshot crews, were battling the blaze, which was 1 percent contained as of 8 p.m. Tuesday. Ducey said his office is receiving constant updates from state fire officials. The Arizona fire forced the evacuation of the northern Arizona town of Mayer along with several other mountain communities in the area, and one of the main roads into nearby Prescott was closed. Read More »

Redstone Arsenal Lockdown Lifted After 'Possible Active Shooter' Alert


An active shooter training exercise was scheduled for the week, according to a Facebook post from the site, but Colster said "we believe there is an actual possible event that is not part of the drill". army". Holliday said the response of base personnel was appropriate, given that every US military base has to be on high alert for potential active shooters and other acts of violence. Read More »

'Obamacare' repeal at risk after Senate shelves vote


Trump has thus far failed to herd the various Republican factions into supporting the bill. The plan from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was to have a final vote on a GOP health bill by this Friday at the latest. "We do need to reduce the deficit, but not on the backs of the working poor", he said. Some of these tax cuts would benefit primarily the wealthy, because their capital gains rates would be lowered. Read More »

A man helped a lost toddler find her parents, police say


But the dad tells us all he saw was this unusual man walking towards this parking lot with his daughter. Meanwhile, police say the good Samaritan could have pressed charges against Strickland but didn't because he, himself, is a dad and understands that Strickland was frantic over his girl going missing. Read More »

Sarasota County Schools earn an A from the state


Riley Elementary School, Governor's Charter School and Imagine School at Evening Rose (now closed) all earned D grades for 2017. Three Northeast Florida school districts improved a letter grade from past year in the latest scores released Wednesday by the Florida Department of Education. Read More »

GOP infighting stalls budget plan


Some Republicans are beginning to question whether the conference can overcome its differences and pass a budget, something they fell short of previous year. Mike Conaway, agriculture committee chairman. The North Carolina Republican said there's still "some back and forth" regarding the reconciliation target and how much each committee is willing to contribute toward the cuts. Read More »

Utah wildfire grows to largest active fire in US


The blaze broke out late Monday afternoon and quickly grew to almost 1.5 square miles, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said. The fire started on Saturday and fire officials are still investigating what ignited it. Officials say crews have stopped the fire from advancing and on Wednesday were trying to put out areas still burning or smoldering within the fire's perimeter. Read More »

Community meeting planned as Brian Head Fire continues to grow


Those fires have blackened a total of 150,000 acres, according to the National Interagency Fire Center in Boise, Idaho. Parts of two state highways are closed because of the fire. The blaze burning in Riverside County about 80 miles east of Los Angeles is only 10 percent contained Tuesday morning, June 27. Evacuation warnings remain in effect for a few small communities. Read More »

Subway derails in Manhattan, causing injuries


The accident occurred about 10 a.m. local time on route A of the NY subway with a train going South. At least 34 people had injuries including smoke inhalation, though all were expected to be OK, fire officials said. Every day, we're treated to a new stream of cell-phone photos and videos broadcasting subway crises on social media in real time. Passengers ended up walking through the darkened cars using their cellphone lights and exiting onto the platform. Read More »

Goodwin Fire Near Mayer Burns More Than 4000 Acres


Tiffany Davila, a spokeswoman for the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management, said dense chaparral, rugged terrain and winds add to hazardous conditions firefighters face while combatting the blaze. The cause of fire is under investigation. There are no reports yet of any structures being destroyed as the fire approached Mayer. Daily Courier Photo Editor Les Stukenberg is broadcasting live on Facebook from near the Goodwin Fire. Read More »

Bernie Really, Really Doesn't Want to Talk About That FBI Investigation


Sanders might be forgiven for giving the "not what I'm talking about today" line a whirl, though; Democrats often find a sympathetic, narrative-advancing audience in the press corps. The wife of the nation's most prominent socialist legislator is the subject of a federal investigation regarding her role in the ultimate capitalist nightmare: A failed real estate deal. Read More »

Roger Federer claims record ninth Gerry Weber Open title in Halle


Zverev created his only break chance in the opening game of the second, but ultimately was unable to show why he is regarded as one of the sport's brightest prospects. The Australian Open champion did not lose a set in Halle as he won his 92nd ATP Tour title to prepare for SW19 in the ideal manner. In the lead-up to the Wimbledon , Roger Federer has warmed up with a record ninth Halle Open title. Read More »

Montreal man accused in Flint airport attack denied bail


FLINT, Michigan | Montreal, Amor Ftouhi , suspected of having committed the terrorist attack last June 21 at the global airport Bishop Flint, Michigan, will be back in court Wednesday. Court officials would not say where he is being held. USA and Canadian investigators are probing his travel before the attack. After stabbing Neville, the complaint said Ftouhi further exclaimed something similar to "You have killed people in Syria, Iraq, and Afghanistan, and we are all going to die". Read More »

Senate delays vote on health care bill


Earlier on Tuesday, four Republican senators said they would not support an initial vote on the bill, while five have said they couldn't support the bill without change on a final vote. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), and Sen. While Trump did pick off an electoral vote in that state's Second Congressional District past year, Democrat Hillary Clinton won the state overall. Read More »

Iran says US travel ban is 'racist' and 'unfair'


Critics say the ban is meant to meet Trump's campaign promise of keeping Muslims out of the country. Supreme Courtannounced that it would take on the case of whether or not President Donald Trump's travel ban, an executive order barring citizens from six Muslim-majority countries from entering the USA, during its next term, which starts in October. Read More »

Los Alamos County to receive PILT funding


Siskiyou County, California will benefit from a payment of $1,246417. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) announced Monday that the Department of the Interior is distributing more than $29.69 million to eligible local governments throughout Alaska. The lands managed by the National Forest Service, National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, as well as most lands managed by the Fish and Wildlife Service, and water resource projects, which are managed by the U.S. Read More »

Brendan Dassey's Overturned Conviction Upheld

The appellate judges pointed to signs of fact-feeding and Dassey's desire to please his interrogators by agreeing with them or telling them what they wanted to hear. It appears to be a classic case of a false confession, and with questionable evidence and many odd coincidences leading to his uncle's conviction in the murder, there's plenty of people who are convinced that neither Dassey nor Avery were actually at fault. Read More »

New Zealand law student launches climate change court case


On the issue of climate change, the Government has been persistently evasive. She says the government needs to throw out the target and set a new one. Some of the world's leading climate scientists, including "the father of climate change awareness", James Hansen, and Victoria University of Wellington Professor, Dr James Renwick, will be giving evidence on my behalf. Read More »

Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes

Firefighters in Idaho battled five lightning-sparked wildfires burning in grass and brush. In Arizona, the Department of Forestry and Fire Management said in a statement that the Goodwin Fire, which started about 14 miles south of Prescott on Saturday, had burned almost 4,400 acres of land in the Bradshaw Ranger District of the Prescott National Forest. Read More »

Take Me to Your Driver: Speeding Man Had Alien Doll Passenger


In a Sunday Facebook post, the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety posted two photos of an alien doll safely strapped into a car's front passenger seat. Alpharetta police see a lot things on the road, but this surely ranks as one of their most unusual finds. A man is accused of holding a woman against her will and then getting into a standoff with Pickens Police Department. Read More »

Milwaukee Police Officer Who Fatally Shot Sylville Smith Found Not Guilty


Dominique Heaggan-Brown, who is also black, was charged with first-degree reckless homicide in the death of Sylville Smith , 23, following a foot chase that was captured on a police body camera. The two shots by Heaggan-Brown came in quick succession, striking Smith once in his right arm and then the fatal shot to the chest. Defense attorney Jonathan Smith said his client was "gratified" over the acquittal, CNN affiliate WISN-TV reported . Read More »

Kansas City, Kansas Tops Allstate America's Best Drivers Report


The average driver in Kansas City has an accident every 14.9 years, while the average driver across the country has one every 10 years. And apparently they're getting increasingly worse. "The America's Best Drivers Report furthers Allstate's commitment to public safety in communities nationwide, where we advocate for smart, focused driving habits that can help reduce collisions and save lives", said Glenn Shapiro, Allstate's executive vice president of claims. Read More »

Chelsea Clinton: Steve Bannon of 'fat shamed' Spicer in text


And while Spicer has cut back on the number of televised press briefings , he is still on the payroll as both communications director and chief spokesman. "The president clearly wants a bill that has heart in it", Spicer said. "I think it was Russia", Trump said. But there is no massive White House shake-up coming, it's not going to happen. Read More »

Brian Head Fire continues to ravage southern Utah

The fire has grown to almost two square miles (365 hectares). In Los Angeles, California, there are three states including California are terrified of increasing heat waves with temperature over 100 degrees, which also prompt a potential alarm of the continuing wildfires that till now perished over 100,000 acres under its fire rage. Read More »

Health care questions can be solved


President Donald Trump summoned all 52 Republican senators to the White House to discuss how to proceed after party leaders failed to win over a small band of Republican holdouts. But, this isn't the end of the line for the Republican bill. "We think the status quo is unsustainable". "The people of Wisconsin did not send me to the United States senate l to make their health care worse", says Baldwin. Read More »

Rally to urge Heller to oppose current GOP health care bill


McConnell needs at least 50 Republicans on board to pass the bill (Vice President Pence can be the 51st vote), which the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says will cause 22 million Americans to lose their health care by 2020 by cutting Medicaid and individual subsidies to buy insurance. Read More »

Cornyn: 'We haven't finished our conversation' on health care overhaul


He's been aiming at winning Senate passage this week, before a weeklong July 4 recess that leaders worry opponents will use to weaken support for the legislation . Both the House and Senate proposals would end the requirement that Americans buy health insurance or pay a fine. It would also eliminate 700 billion dollars worth of taxes over a decade, largely on wealthier people and medical companies - money that Mr Obama's law used to expand coverage. Read More »

Three journalists resign from CNN after retracted article


According to CNN , the story published on June 20 did not comply with the standards of quality, precision and exhaustive reviews imposed by the editorial department, particularly because it was based on a single anonymous source. Neither he nor Haris responded to requests for comment on Tuesday; Frank could not be reached. The retracted story had said the Senate investigations committee was looking into a January 16 discussion between Scaramucci and Kirill Dmitriev , whose Russian Direct ... Read More »

Capito says she can't support GOP health care bill


U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito , R-W.Va., agreed that the Senate ACA replacement would be detrimental to West Virginia - including the Eastern Panhandle. The per capita caps in the Better Care Reconciliation Act of 2017 affect nearly every population covered by Medicaid, and would cost Virginia's program nearly double the $708 million that the House-proposed American Health Care Act (AHCA) was estimated to cost over the same time frame. Read More »

Military post tweets it's on lockdown, possible shooter

The alert initially caused some confusion, according to local media, because an active shooter drill had been planned to take place tomorrow. A post on the Redstone Arsenal Facebook page Tuesday said that despite the expired lockdown, movement "remains restricted" in the area around the facility where the incident occurred. Read More »

DeVos weighs in on Supreme Court church decision


The case arose from an application the church submitted in 2012 to take part in Missouri's scrap tire grant program, which reimburses the cost of installing a rubberized playground surface made from recycled tires. Three quarters of the U.S. states have provisions similar to Missouri's barring funding for religious entities. In his opinion, Justice Roberts reiterated the Establishment Clause as follows: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the ... Read More »

India's largest container port hit by global cyber attack


While the terminal operator is taking steps to address the issue, it is anticipated that there could be bunching of in-bound and out-bound container cargo, it said. The official explained that JNPT is trying to help the company, but there is little that others can do as the problem is with the systems. The European company also operates Pipavav terminal in the western state of Gujarat. Read More »