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Family recalls loving nature of Seattle mom killed by police

Sean Whitcomb used Twitch to address questions surrounding the death of Lyles, a pregnant woman shot and killed by officers in her home after reporting a burglary. Seattle police requires that all officers, once trained and certified, to use Tasers a...

Texas mother charged in deaths of toddlers left in hot auto

Authorities say she told them she left the children in the auto, smoked marijuana and went to sleep. It wasn't clear if she had an attorney - online jail records didn't list one for her - and she doesn't have a listed phone number. Parker County She...

White House Reportedly Working With House GOP to Weaken Russian Sanctions

The Russia sanctions measure was added as an amendment to an Iranian sanctions bill, after a deal was struck between the heads of the Senate Foreign Relations and Banking Committees. Thursday's legislation punishes Iran for its ballistic missile te...

Cuba calls Trump speech on island 'grotesque spectacle'

The Cuban state run news published an article painting Trump's move as vastly unpopular in the U.S. and backwards-thinking. Likewise, those measures restrict even more the right of US citizens to visit our country, which was already limited due...

Justices could consider fight over electoral maps

The ruling on this case could be a landmark in the argument against political gerrymandering nationwide. The stay prevents implementation of a ruling by a three-judge panel, which would have required the Wisconsin Legislature to redraw district map...

150 gather at Minnesota park for Castile rally

Even though the number had dwindled to about 500 at 11:00 p-m Friday, Interstate 94 remained closed to traffic. Eighteen marchers were arrested after a 90-minute standoff with Minnesota State Patrol officers for failing to comply with orders to dis...

Angry Trump decries being target of Russian Federation probe

He has already been subpoenaed by the House intelligence committee. Comey also testified Trump had directed him to drop a related FBI investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. The Post spoke with five people briefed on the ...

Interior head suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

Zinke recommended that the new national monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected areas of the 1.3 million-acre site are managed. Gary R. Herbert has released the following statement in regards t...

Cell phone video captures shooting inside Texas vehicle dealership

Authorities identified the bounty hunters as Fidel Garcia Jr., 54, and Gabriel Bernal, 33. As Bernal and Garcia approached Hutchinson with guns drawn, Hutchinson tried to pull a pistol from his waistband but ended up dropping it on a desk, police...

SEC tweaks graduate transfer rules, opening door for Zaire

Florida's Jim McElwain was one of several SEC coaches this week who made the case for changing the league's graduate transfer rule. The ease of restrictions could impact Florida immediately. The reason for the wait is to see what potential polic...

Three killed in shooting at vehicle dealership near Dallas

An employee was also with two customers in the office right next to them, but none of them was hurt. "I've been hiding in the bathroom", one caller says, according to the Dallas Morning News . A customer and an "associate", Ford said, arrived afte...

Misspellings, Mapped: America The How-Do-You-Spell-Beautiful?

The results are telling - Wisconsin looks up how to spell their own state name the most, while New Hampshire is anxious about diarrhea and getting that right. MI has trouble with another commonly misspelled word - "pneumonia" - which also tripped up ...

Almost 200 arrested in California in new immigration raids

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported Thursday that 169 of the people arrested had previous criminal convictions. "Some of these unsafe individuals had been released to the streets instead of being turned over to ICE or our detaine...

Harvard student submits a hip-hop album as his final dissertation

He credits his mother, who had noticed his knack for the art form when he performed at open mics on campus, for having given him the idea to do a rap album for his honours thesis. Obasi Shaw wrote the album, titled Liminal Minds in a year. "T...

US extends protected status for Haitians until January

More than 50,000 of them have TPS. Next up for decisions are Sudan and South Sudan, where TPS expires in November. But while Haitians were celebrating, citizens from Liberia and Sierra Leone were not. They said no decision had been made over whe...

The Hidden Bombshell In The Comey-Trump Story

In an interview conducted via email on Friday, Reines said Clinton strategists didn't necessarily think Trump would try to hug Clinton, per se, but might attempt to differentiate himself from Clinton visually. Bad enough that he was there; bad enough...

Only Planned Parenthood in Wyoming to close

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland had a teleconference Thursday to address the loss of state funding to Planned Parenthood in Iowa. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains plans to close three clinics in northern New Mexico . Iowa's largest a...

Dayton, Republicans Back in Budget Talks

The votes, 120-11 in the House and 57-8 in the Senate, came Wednesday to help end the saga of bringing Real ID to the state. "I'm glad it's here". Lawmakers agreed to shift that debate to a separate bill so Minnesota could finally move ahead with ado...

Idaho law enforcement pay tribute to fallen officers

This year, more than 2,500 people participated in the 3.1 mile race that took runners from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and back via 3 Street Northwest in front of the U.S. "Please know that you do not grieve alone", he told the fam...

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

Patel is the eighth detainee to die in ICE custody since October and the second in two days in Georgia. Homan said the arrest increase came from stepped up enforcement, adding that morale has improved among agents under Trump because they were "all...

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US extends protected status for Haitians until January

More than 50,000 of them have TPS. Next up for decisions are Sudan and South Sudan, where TPS expires in November. But while Haitians were celebrating, citizens from Liberia a...

The Hidden Bombshell In The Comey-Trump Story

In an interview conducted via email on Friday, Reines said Clinton strategists didn't necessarily think Trump would try to hug Clinton, per se, but might attempt to differentiate h...

Only Planned Parenthood in Wyoming to close

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland had a teleconference Thursday to address the loss of state funding to Planned Parenthood in Iowa. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains p...

Dayton, Republicans Back in Budget Talks

The votes, 120-11 in the House and 57-8 in the Senate, came Wednesday to help end the saga of bringing Real ID to the state. "I'm glad it's here". Lawmakers agreed to shift that de...

Idaho law enforcement pay tribute to fallen officers

This year, more than 2,500 people participated in the 3.1 mile race that took runners from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and back via 3 Street Northwest in front o...

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

Patel is the eighth detainee to die in ICE custody since October and the second in two days in Georgia. Homan said the arrest increase came from stepped up enforcement, adding th...

Excessive caffeine intake causes death of South Carolina teen

CBS Local- In South Carolina, a 16-year-old boy collapsed then died in a classroom on April 26. A caffeine overdose killed a SC teenager last month, the Richland County coroner ...

Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

After a few trademark violent "Spicy" outbursts, the press secretary took up the defense of President Donald Trump against accusations that he fired FBI Director James Comey in an ...

Aetna will completely exit Obamacare exchanges in 2018

Regulators previous year approved average rate increases in the individual market of 32.5 percent for Highmark and about 23 percent for Aetna. Insurance experts expect holes to de...

Judge rejects effort to block Confederate statue's removal

In other countries, monuments of former leaders are displayed with other statues to put them in historical context. Quess Moore said he came out "to celebrate the victory in the ...

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Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku

Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku

Twitter might best be known as a microblogging service, but it'll soon be heading to yet another video platform. Twitter announced this week that in Q1 2017 it streamed more than...

Levee Fails At Pocahontas Threatening Residents With Floodwaters

Levee Fails At Pocahontas Threatening Residents With Floodwaters

A levee breach near Pocahontas on Wednesday prompted several water rescues. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundated with up to 8 ...

Trump adviser to leave the White House

Members of the party frequently attended memorial ceremonies for WWII-era fascists, according to the report , and in 2008 a high-ranking captain called Jews "Zionist rats" and "lo...

8 people injured in San Diego mass shooting

Around 6 p.m., panicked 9-1-1 calls about the attack sent police to the La Jolla Crossroads apartment complex in University City . The suspect was later identified as 49-year-...

Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

There was a scare at a middle school in Mason County today, with reports of a possible active shooter on the campus. The Mason County Sheriff's office confirmed officers from m...