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Thousands Attend Funeral Service for Teen Killed Near Va. Mosque

Police said the two reportedly got into an argument after Torres became enraged by another teen in the group who was riding a bicycle. Police said he beat Nabra with a baseball bat early Sunday, drove off with her in his auto and assaulted her again - they haven't said how - before dumping her body in a pond near her home. Read More »

Ironworker announces run against Paul Ryan: 'Let's trade places'


In a web ad featuring his mom - who has multiple sclerosis - Democrat Randy Bryce , an iron worker from Caledonia says he can do better than Speaker Ryan. And Ryan has won it easily since he was first elected almost 20 years ago. "Instead of fighting for hardworking Wisconsin families, Randy Bryce will say and do anything to get to Washington and defend his liberal special interest friends". Read More »

Diverse crowd at vigil for slain Muslim teen

According to Fox 5 , DC police arrested 24-year-old Jonathan Soloman of SC "in connection with the fire". Torres drove up behind the group, began arguing with a boy on a bike and then drove his vehicle onto the curb, detectives said in a statement. Read More »

Cindy shuts 17% of US Gulf crude output


At 10 a.m., the center of Tropical Storm Cindy was located about 150 miles south-southwest of Morgan City and about 180 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas. This rainfall could cause life-threatening flash flooding in these areas. Heavy rains from the storm are expected fall across much of the state, with the higher mountains and Western lowlands likely to absorb the brunt of the precipitation, according to a weather briefing for emergency managers on Wednesday. Read More »

Report of major California earthquake was false alarm

Only this latest event was a false alarm - a database aftershock to be more precise - of the 1925 event. According to a tweet from USGS , the natural disaster alert was cause by a revision of the historic 1925 6.8 magnitude quake that hit off the coast of Santa Barbara. Read More »

Washington Mulling Travel Ban on All Americans To North Korea


His family have said he was "terrorised and brutalised" by Kim Jong-Un's regime. Upon arrival from North Korea , Warmbier was "well-nourished" and his skin was in "good condition", according to the doctors. North Korea said on Thursday it had released American citizen Otto Warmbier "on humanitarian grounds" after he had been held prisoner for 17 months. Read More »

Pope meets with NFL delegation, urges 'culture of encounter'

On a special trip to Rome, pro football hall of famers met with Pope Francis in the Vatican Wednesday morning. After the meeting, Jones and his wife talked about what it was like to be there. "Just a magical day". The Pope blessed all members of the group and urged them to translate values of teamwork and fair play from the football field to the broader community. Read More »

Summer Scorcher: It's already 120 in Phonix


Thermal, Calif., southeast of Palm Springs, also set a record for average daily temperature , at 107.5 degrees. She says it's hard to predict exactly how hot the Strip will get because the weather service does not get official readings there, but temperatures could reach somewhere between 115 and 120 degrees despite the city's airport forecast to hit 114 Monday. Read More »

Judge declares mistrial in Cosby's sexual assault case

After the judge declared a mistrial Saturday, prosecutors immediately announced they would retry the case. "We also wish to thank the jury for their tireless efforts and acknowledge their sacrifice", Troiani said. Yet the judge had his limits, putting his foot down Friday when jurors asked to hear a sliver of testimony they'd just had read back to them. This is the one case to come to trial. Read More »

Airlines Muted on Trump's Cuba Travel Changes

But it also reiterated "its willingness to continue the respectful dialogue and cooperation". Yesterday, the US President unveiled plans to switch up predecessor Barack Obama's Cuba policy . Cuba's 1,470-word statement Friday night labeled Trump a hypocrite for calling on Cuba to improve human rights, saying the USA government "is threatening more limits on health care that would leave 23 million people without insurance. Read More »

Ryan: Scalise on 'road to recovery'

Ryan said Wednesday that "we haven't settled on exactly the terms of the budget resolution yet". In excerpts released by his office, the Wisconsin Republican and former chairman of the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee says the GOP, which controls Congress and the White House , has a chance to re-write the tax code for businesses and individuals. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy churns toward Gulf Coast

Jim Waskom, director of the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness, said some of the rainfall projections are the highest officials have seen since flooding in August in which 13 people died and about 30,000 people had to be rescued. Read More »

Trump wants apprenticeships in all high schools

Federally funded apprenticeship programs now have to receive certification from the Labor Department and the executive order allows companies to essentially monitor themselves. "We are here to today to celebrate the dignity of work - it's really a good term, dignity of work - and the greatness of the American worker, which I have been celebrating for a long time ", Mr. Read More »

Coroner still probing death of U.S. student held by N. Korea

Warmbier's death have been drawn at this time as there are additional medical records and imaging to review and people to interview", the coroner's office statement said, expressing "deepest sympathies" for his family and friends. Trump also had opened the door for potential direct talks with Kim, saying in an interview two months ago that he'd be "honored "to meet the North Korean leader under the right circumstances". Read More »

Police Blame Road Rage For Murder Of Muslim Teen In Virginia

Vigils for a 17-year-old Muslim girl killed while walking with a group of friends to their mosque in Sterling, Virginia, are being held across the nation. Her suspected killer, a 22-year-old man named Darwin Martinez Torres, got into a verbal argument with her while he was driving in his vehicle, and while she and her friends were walking to a restaurant to have one final feast before their Ramadan fast. Read More »

Frosh joins DC in suing Trump over foreign payments

The case by Racine and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh , both Democrats , has a better chance in court as the first government action over allegations that Trump , a Republican, violated the Constitution's so-called emoluments clauses, legal experts said . Read More »

Republican Senators Complain on Eve of Health Care Bill Unveiling

The chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee said Wednesday that Republicans are fine-tuning the specifics of the Senate health care bill , one week before a vote is scheduled on the legislation. But as of now, victory is not guaranteed and he stopped short of definitely scheduling the vote for next week. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer was not reluctant in stating that Democrats would be combating the bill passage. Read More »

Senate GOP Says Leaders Took Over Writing Health Care Bill

But Republicans appear ready to invoke a section of the Congressional Budget Act that they say would effectively give the Senate Budget Chairman authority to determine whether the legislation meets the required deficit reduction levels. Democrats hoping to block the healthcare measure in the Republican-led Senate need at least two Republicans to defect. Democrats have also criticized the behind-the-scenes meetings, staging a protest on the Senate floor on Monday. Read More »

Will Tropical Storm Cindy bring much rain to Pennsylvania?


A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are expected, in this case between 12 to 24 hours, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. As of now, the main impacts to Southwest Louisiana will be the heavy rain threat that could lead to flash flooding Wednesday through Friday, and the secondary threat will be the gusty winds associated with the land falling storm Wednesday night through Thursday morning. Read More »

Trump eyes Supreme Court after appeals court rejects travel ban

Hawaii's Attorney General Doug Chin says a ruling that upholds the blocking of President Donald Trump's travel ban shows why the country has three branches of government. The state urged the justices to deny an administration plea to reinstate the policy after lower courts blocked it. In a unanimous ruling Monday, a three-judge panel on the court said Trump's revised order does not offer a sufficient justification to suspend the entry of more than 180 million people on the basis of ... Read More »

Trump owes lenders at least S$436 million, disclosure shows

The Trump International Hotel, housed in the Old Post Office building down the street from the White House, has seen a burst of activity since opening its doors last fall. President Donald Trump's latest financial disclosure showed that the general election campaign and early months of his presidency have been pretty good for his prominent businesses. Read More »

Spicer: Warmbier's Death a 'Shame,' China Needed to Help More

An Ohio coroner will not perform an autopsy on the United States student who died after being held prisoner in North Korea for 17 months and will perform an external examination of the body at the family's request. Warmbier, an OH native, was arrested in North Korea in January 2016 while visiting as a tourist. Warmbier, a 22-year-old college student, was arrested in the country last year for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster from his hotel. Read More »

HyperX Launches Sponsorship Of Top NBA Draft Prospect De'Aaron Fox


I can get better at shooting, shoot it more consistently, rebound the ball better, defensively, ball handling, pretty much everything. Don't get me wrong, Fultz is a better prospect. "I'm as passionate about gaming as I am basketball and thrilled to be a part of the HyperX team", Fox said in a statement. At the start of June, I began to rank players based upon where the Nets brass may value them. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy causes power outages, warning extended

The Louisiana National Guard moved high water vehicles and helicopters into areas that could potentially flood . In Louisiana, the Federal Emergency Management Agency was moving 125,000 meals and 200,000 bottles of water into the state. The storm could cause a surge of up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) in isolated areas and possibly spawn tornados from southern Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle, the NHC said. Read More »

Brexit bills presented in Queen's Speech, hat design in the spotlight


A raft of new laws that aim to ensure the United Kingdom secures "the best possible deal" after leaving the European Union (EU) have been announced in today's Queen's speech . The Queen's speech, written by the Conservative government, covers the two-year period during which Britain will negotiate with Brussels its exit from the European Union (EU), the report said. Read More »

There's no timetable for trump to renegotiate NAFTA, Senate panel told

During the hearing, Lighthizer acknowledged he's heard concerns that the uncertainty surrounding NAFTA's renegotiation has already had a negative impact on sales for some US businesses, including farmers. American Farm Bureau's Dave Salmonsen says the Tuesday meeting was not about specific issues but a big picture overview and a chance for Secretary Perdue to stress the importance of agriculture trade as part of any new NAFTA deal. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy Whipping Up Trouble Along Gulf Coast

The Federal Emergency Management Agency was moving 125,000 meals and 200,000 liters of water into the state, he said. John Bel Edwards held a noon press conference to provide an update on Tropical Storm Cindy . Rain and tides, rather than wind, were considered the main danger from the system. " According to the Weather Channel , Cindy is now "maintaining its strength" in the Gulf of Mexico, but promises to "[bring] potentially life-threatening flooding" to the Gulf Coast later this week. Read More »

Tropical Storm Cindy moving toward the Gulf Coast: NHC


Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey issued a state of emergency Tuesday because of the threat of torrential rains, unsafe high tides and rip currents. "We could see this thing park on the west side of the state and dump rain until Saturday", Mississippi Emergency Management Agency Executive Director Lee Smithson said Tuesday. Read More »

Cops arrest suspect in fatal threesome stabbing


The Brooklyn bloodshed left Manos Ikonomidis , 20, dead of three stab wounds in the chest and back. Unfortunately it was too late, and Ikonomidis died at New York Methodist Hospital in Brooklyn at 4:33am. When Doherty returned to the flat, three men turned up. Neighbors said they heard a woman screaming "What happened?" Ikonomidis was beaten with bats and stabbed, the sources said. Read More »

Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea

Other high-profile tour operators who take travelers to North Korea also said this week that they are "reviewing" their policies regarding traveling Americans in the wake of Warmbier's death, The Associated Press reported . Susan Thornton , the senior USA diplomat for East Asia, said North Korea would get "top billing". "The assessment of risk for Americans visiting North Korea has become too high". Read More »

Trump discloses income in financial form

Trump reported $37.2 million in income in the past year from Mar-a-Lago, the private Florida resort where the President hosted his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping. The document shows Trump refinanced one $US7 million loan with Ladder Capital Finance, a commercial mortgage lender that has been one of his preferred partners over the last five years. Read More »

A Somber Queen's Speech Unveils A Brexit-Centric Agenda In The UK

The state opening of parliament by Queen Elizabeth II came after a string of tragedies which have shaken the nation, and the election on June 8 in which May's Conservatives saw their parliamentary majority wiped out. Her ministers have said some parts of the Conservative party manifesto would have to be "pruned" following the election result. "Firms will expect all politicians to put pragmatism before politics, starting with Brexit", she said. Read More »

Officials release footage of Philando Castile shooting after officer is acquitted

It was a killing that sparked mass protests across the USA after Mr Castile was blasted to death while he sat in a auto with his fiancée, Diamond Reynolds , and her four-year-old daughter. On Friday, Yanez was declared not guilty of second-degree manslaughter in the July 6, 2016 shooting death of Castile . After Officer Yanez , 29, was found not guilty of manslaughter, Ms Reynolds released a statement , saying: "I am incredibly disappointed with the jury's verdict". Read More »