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Australia's suspension of Syrian operations a 'blow' to the US

The drone shot down on June 20 was "just outside" the deconfliction zone, according to US officials who spoke to CNN . Since then, the United States has repe...


Boy killed by log in surf as tropical storm churns in Gulf

Volunteers put out sand bags due to the arrival of Tropical Storm Cindy in Lafitte, La., Wednesday, June 21, 2017. Tropical storm Cindy continues to move thro...


Pres. Trump Congratulates Republicans for Special Election Wins

Aide Kellyanne Conway got into the spirit when she tweeted, "Laughing my #Ossoff". The result comes as relief for Republicans who had grown concerned about wh...


Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Midterm elections are historically sobering for the party in power, as voters realize the hopes they took to the ballot box are not being fulfilled. " Some po...


Why the scorching heat in US Southwest is canceling flights

In the Southwest U.S., the heat has caused several problems this week. Temperatures are expected to fall below the 100-degree mark after 8 p.m., so perhaps pa...


Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

I mean, now they're talking about not the Russians, they're talking about obstruction. "I didn't think at the moment he was going to win". "I love this in t...


Scalise's Shooter Appears to Have Acted Alone, FBI Says

Investigators believe Hodgkinson had been living out of his van parked near the baseball field since late March after traveling to the area from his home in Bel...


Gunman Who Attacked Republican Lawmakers Acted Alone

The night before the shooting , Hodgkinson did a Google search for the "2017 Republican Convention", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said . He also visite...


Uber Adds In-App Tipping For Chicago Drivers

Lyft Inc , which is Uber's chief ride-services competitor in the USA, has long allowed drivers to collect tips through its app. Lyft said on Monday it...


Supreme Court Has a Chance to Limit Partisan Gerrymandering

Voting 5-4 along ideological lines in a separate order, the justices said state officials don't have to comply with a lower court order to put a new redistricti...


Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling

Former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson taking the oath before testifying in the House intelligence committee , June 21, 2017. Ex-Homeland Security Secretary ...


Tropical Storm Cindy threatens Gulf Coast; Bret in Caribbean

CDT Wednesday, TS Cindy was about 160 miles southeast of Galveston, TX, with maximum sustained winds of 50 mph, moving to the northwest at 9 mph, according to...


Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

During the exchange, Castile told Yanez that he had a firearm on him at the time. Yanez faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted on the second-degree man...


House approves bill to replace marijuana law

The bill would continue to allow adults to possess up to one ounce of marijuana and grow up to 12 pot plants per household, and allow retail marijuana stores to...


Trump says he asked for health plan 'with heart'

But even as his attempts at health care reform face an uncertain future, Trump touted Tuesday night's election victory - in a district that, before Trump, tre...


Trump calls House health care bill 'mean'

Trump's characterizations seemed to undercut attempts by Senate leaders to assuage conservatives who want restrictions in their chamber's bill, such as cutting ...


New Ad Hits Senate GOP Over Healthcare Reform

The governors implore the leaders to focus on stabilizing the individual insurance markets, give states flexibility and ensure affordable cover. Disputes abou...


In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

This comes as part of the White House's "Technology Week", and before the Wednesday evening rally, Trump will be making a visit to Kirkwood Community Colle...


US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russia

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia, the top Democrat on the intelligence committee, said it cost Russian Federation very little to cause chaos by meddling in the el...


North Korea urged to release captives after student's death

The meeting of top United States and Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs was held a day after President Donald Trump said China's efforts to use its le...


Dashcam video of Philando Castile shooting released

When Officer Yanez opened fire, another officer near the vehicle jumped back, and Officer Yanez began yelling at the driver. "The city intends to offer Of...


Vegas Golden Knights to play first game at Dallas on Oct

Popular with teammates, coaches and fans, Fleury took his final bow in the 2017 playoffs. "It's a natural rival and I hope it evolves that way". McPhee answered...


MI airport evacuated after officer stabbed

Amor Ftouhi was identified as the suspect accused of shouting "Allahu Akbar" before stabbing police officer, Lt. Jeff Neville multiple times in the neck at an...


Rep. Scalise, wounded in Va. shooting, in fair condition -hospital

The recovery process is ongoing for the victims of last week's shooting at a Republican congressional baseball practice, and plenty of people are pitching in to...


GOP Senators Protest Short Timeline on Healthcare Bill They Haven't Seen

The President also urged Republicans in the Senate to stick with him on health care, and support a GOP plan that will be unveiled on Thursday to overhaul th...


Thousands walk to slain Muslim teen's funeral in Virginia

Torres is accused of abducting and murdering the teen before dumping her body in a pond two miles away. Funeral traffic clogged the streets as officers guided...


Randy Bryce, AKA The Human Springsteen Song, Is Coming For Paul Ryan

Bryce is a Democrat who on Sunday announced he would challenge Ryan in the 2018 midterm election. The challenger hopes to win by tying Speaker Ryan to Donald T...


Tropical Storm Cindy threatens to flood Shreveport and Mobile

CDT Tuesday about 280 miles (450 kilometers) south of Morgan City, Louisiana - or about 360 miles (575 kilometers) southeast of Galveston, Texas. The heavy rain...


Nabra Hassanen: spectre of hate crime hangs over teenager's funeral

Police said Darwin Martinez Torres saw the group walking and riding bicycles in the street and on the sidewalk. Police said the argument escalated and Tor...


Heavy rains, high water possible on anniversary of June 2016 flood

Forecasters say as much as 6 to 12 inches of rain could pound parts of Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and the Florida Panhandle, and 3 to 6 inches could fall i...


4.3-magnitude quake shakes southern side of Big Island

The USGS sent out the alert about a 6.8-magnitude tremor near Santa Barbara on Wednesday afternoon - but turns out it was a false alarm. "The quake did happen, ...


Bill Cosby Jury Breaks for the Night Without Reaching a Verdict

Cosby in order of dates", she explained. "It is exhausting work and the day has to come to an end", Judge Steven O'Neill told the sequestered jurors when they ...


Doctors: Ex-North Korea detainee has severe brain damage

He was alleged to have stolen a propaganda and was charged with committing "crimes against the state". However the agency only mentioned that Warmbier had bee...


Trump Appears to Confirm He Is Under Investigation, Attacks DOJ

President Trump decried government leaks and "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history" amid reports that Special Counsel Robert Muel...


Pope Meets With Jerry Jones, NFL Delegation to Urge 'Culture of Encounter'

The Pope noted he is a big football fan, even if "football" has a very different meaning in Europe. "Well I think, when I think of the many, many millions of ...