Local Colin Kaepernick Compares Police To Runaway Slave Patrol
Author: 0 Colin Kaepernick Compares Police To Runaway Slave Patrol

Castile, a 32-year-old black man, was a popular cafeteria supervisor at J.J. Hill Montessori in St. Paul. Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez has been dismissed as a police officer after he was acquitted of manslaughter in the shooting death of black motorist Philando Castile .

Author: 0 Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

How about I got so much favor they dismissed the ticket before court even started? Lester Packingham Jr ., a registered sex offender after having "indecent liberties" with a 13-year-old girl when he was 21, won the right to use Facebook , Twitter and similar sites following the ruling on Monday.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Bret could form today

A Hurricane Hunter Reconnaissance Aircraft is scheduled to investigate this system on Sunday, if necessary. While the low still lacks a well-defined center of circulation, gradual development is expected today through Tuesday while it moves across the southern and central Gulf of Mexico, and a tropical or subtropical cyclone is likely to form.

Local Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case
Author: 0 Wisconsin AG 'thrilled' high court to hear case

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 redistricting map into effect by November 1. How Texans are reacting: The state's top Republican leadership - Gov. In 2012, Republicans won 48.6% of the two-party vote for Legislature, but still won 60 of the 99 seats in the Assembly.

Local US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions
Author: 0 US Senate votes near unanimously for Russia, Iran sanctions

The bipartisan legislation passed overwhelmingly Thursday, 98-2, more than five months after USA intelligence agencies determined Moscow had deliberately interfered in the 2016 presidential campaign. The bipartisan bill comes as the White House is deeply embroiled in a crisis over whether Trump's campaign team colluded with Russian officials to help sway the 2016 election in Trump's favor.

Local White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role
Author: 0 White House discussing moving Spicer to senior communications role

This White House has cut back the number of briefings, virtually eliminated the presidential press conference, stopped releasing the White House visitor logs, and now they are forbidding recording of the press conferences. Earlier this month, the White House banned networks from carrying briefings live. WHCA President Jeff Mason did not immediately respond for comment.

Local Juneteenth celebrated in Sioux City Saturday
Author: 0 Juneteenth celebrated in Sioux City Saturday

In 1872, they pooled $800 to put down on ten acres of open land as home for their Juneteenth celebration. Some slaves in Texas did not know they were freed until two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation.

Local Democrats to halt Senate business in health care protest
Author: 0 Democrats to halt Senate business in health care protest

When the CBO score comes in, many if not most of those 23 million who would lose insurance under the House bill will lose it under the Senate bill. When the U.S. Medicaid is not just for the poor. He declined to comment on whether the president believed the House-passed bill was " mean " and said the administration felt "very good" about the progress the Senate is making on the bill.

Local List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter
Author: 0 List of GOP congressmen found with baseball practice shooter

Mike Bishop (Mich.). She immediately began plotting escape routes, in case the shooter had followed her home. He had been a volunteer in the Democratic primary campaign of Sen. Shimkus says while we don't yet fully know the motive behind this shameful act of evil, there is no daubt the heroism of the Capitol Police save lives yesterday.

Local Region is under a flash-flood watch
Author: 0 Region is under a flash-flood watch

Showers and storms will continue to increase in coverage and move through the rest of central NY between 4 pm and 9 pm. It is projected that light to heavy showers will continue to affect sections of all parishes this evening and tonight.

Author: 0 8 players the Devils could lose to Las Vegas in Expansion Draft

Now, it's important to note that Vegas GM George McPhee might agree not to take an unprotected player ... for a price. Get your popcorn ready. We've done this before, but here's how it's going down. Hextall has until 5 o'clock Saturday to submit his list of protected players for the league's expansion draft, as the league (reluctantly?) welcomes the Vegas Golden Knights into an already watered NHL mix.

Local Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says
Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, doctor says

Scalise was shot in the hip , with the bullet tearing through his pelvis and injuring internal organs. He received multiple units of blood, said Sava, who declined to describe the exact nature of Scalise's internal injuries. As Scalise continued his grueling recovering, law enforcement officials proceeded with their investigation of the Wednesday attack at a suburban Virginia park, where shooter James Hodgkinson wounded several other people in addition to Scalise.

Local Authorities say 32 injured in deck collapse
Author: 0 Authorities say 32 injured in deck collapse

More than 20 people were taken to the hospital on Saturday afternoon after a deck collapsed south of Lakeside. Fourteen people were taken to local hospitals, Lake County Sheriff Don Bell told ABC affiliate KFBB-TV. All patients were in stable condition as of 7 p.m. Saturday, and their injuries range from mild to severe, the Somers Rural Fire Department said.

Local Scalise remains in critical condition
Author: 0 Scalise remains in critical condition

He has required surgery several times since the shooting. The Louisiana Republican was shot in the hip Wednesday morning in the baseball practice shooting by an IL man with grudges against President Donald Trump and the GOP. Mika is a lobbyist for Tyson Foods and a former aide to Michigan Republican Rep. Tim Walberg. House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was wounded along with four others.

Author: 0 Trump lashes out at 'bad,' 'conflicted' Russia investigators

In a subsequent early-morning tweet , Trump called the investigation "the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history". Rosenstein, who appointed Mueller to investigate Russian interference in last year's election and whether the Trump campaign coordinated with Russia, sent out the warning in an email at about 9:30 p.m.

Author: 0 Trump attorney says president not under investigation

The Washington Post story cited five officials who had been briefed on interview requests from special counsel Robert Mueller with three top intelligence officials to see if Trump had attempted to obstruct justice. "Witch hunt" has become Trump's preferred phrase to dismiss the probe into Russian election interference. Sekulow then blamed Twitter's 140 characters per tweet limit (which he identified incorrectly as 141 characters) for not allowing Trump to be more clear, although the ...

Author: 0 Protesters march through St. Anthony to remember Castile Sunday

We are sure there will be more protests in the days ahead. January 23: A bill is introduced in the Republican-controlled Minnesota House that would charge protesters for law enforcement costs associated with disruptive demonstrations. He added: 'We're very happy. "Just because he (Yanez) was a police officer that makes it OK". After the verdict was read Friday afternoon, the city of St.

Author: 0 Harper hits hard home run, propels Nationals over Mets 8-3

Cespedes scored three runs while Bruce (three singles) and Reyes (two singles) each had multiple hits. Josh Bell hit his 12th home run and drove in three runs for Pittsburgh. Drew Pomeranz limited Houston to four hits over 6 1/3 innings but left following McCann's tying round-tripper. The last time he came to bat in as critical a situation as Thursday's against this caliber of a pitcher was last year's wild-card game when he pinch-hit for the Mets against Madison Bumgarner.

Local Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations
Author: 0 Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations

President Donald Trump on Friday ordered tighter restrictions on Americans travelling to Cuba and a clampdown on U.S. business dealings with the Caribbean island's military, saying he was canceling former President Barack Obama's "terrible and misguided deal" with Havana .

Author: 0 Islamic State threatens attacks in Saudi Arabia

The seven people, arrested in Fardis town west of Tehran , provided the logistics for the Wednesday terrorist attacks in the capital, according to Ahmad Fazelian , head of Alborz Province's justice department. There are also reports of a shooting at the mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the modern state. One of the masked fighters requested all the Muslims around the world to follow their footsteps and not let the fire within to be put out, adding, " ISIS will be first of ...

Author: 0 Trump appears to confirm he's under investigation

Hours later, a source close to Mr Trump's outside legal team said Mr Trump did not intend his tweet to be confirmation of the investigation but rather was reacting to a Washington Post story on Wednesday about the probe. However, several days later, in an interview with NBC News's Lester Holt , Trump contradicted his administration and cited "this Russian Federation thing" as the reason for Comey's sacking.

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