U.S. The 5 reasons for the verdict in the Michelle Carter trial
Author: 0 The 5 reasons for the verdict in the Michelle Carter trial

Carter was also banned from contacting Roy's family, and was instructed to not apply for - or obtain - a passport ahead of her sentencing hearing. The judge's verdict, at bottom, was that words can kill. Tears welled up in Carter's eyes as the verdict was read, but she stood upright and still, as though she had accepted the eventuality of a conviction.

Author: 0 US Open 2017: Who failed to make the cut at Erin Hills?

With wind a nonfactor, a red-number logjam emerged on the first page of the leaderboard with two rounds to play in the second major of the season. But Erin Hills, this 11-year-old layout with which the game is still coming to terms, was a more demanding test than on Thursday.

U.S. Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller
Author: 0 Trump mulling firing special counsel on Russia Robert Mueller

Pink-slipping Mueller would destroy what little is left of his presidency by making it clear to everyone that the president has something criminal to hide. Mueller served the longest stint as the FBI's head honcho since J. Edgar Hoover. Gingrich said he is troubled by Democratic donations of Mueller's picks to help lead the probe.

Author: 0 GOP Lawmaker Scalise Still Critical Though Doctors `Encouraged'

The congressman underwent another surgery Saturday, and the hospital says he is more responsive and speaking with family. This included a prayer for the still-critically injured Congressman Steve Scalise . Most importantly, we are forever grateful for the heroism of Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey , who saved the lives of everyone at the baseball field that morning, including Steve's.

U.S. There's been at least 1 mass shooting every month this year
Author: 0 There's been at least 1 mass shooting every month this year

In a country where there are nearly as many guns as people, gun ownership is fiercely defended by firearms industry lobbyists and Republican politicians, who now control the Senate, the House of Representatives and the White House. Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head on 8 January 2011, said in a statement that now was the time for unity in Congress and resilience in the face of such an attack.

Author: 0 Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

She said she was married to James Hodgkinson for almost 30 years but they have not been together since March, when he moved to Washington, D.C. Rep. In a 2015 Facebook post , Hodgkinson shared a political cartoon about Rep. Scalise and added the comment: "Here's a Republican that should lose his job, but they gave him a raise".

Author: 0 Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Senate Republicans are unlikely to release the draft text of the bill before it goes to the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) for scoring. We need to pay close attention because the Senate version is being written behind closed doors, without any input from Democrats , Independents, health care providers or hospitals.

Author: 0 Dems best GOP in annual charity ballgame in wake of shooting rampage

Most say they don't need extra security, while others say for certain events, they wouldn't mind the extra security. Scalise was shot in the hip Wednesday morning while practicing for a Congressional baseball game . "He remains in critical condition, but has improved in the last 24 hours", reads a statement provided Thursday by MedStar Washington Hospital Center, the medical facility now treating Scalise.

U.S. White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel
Author: 0 White House Says Trump Has 'No Intention' To Fire Special Counsel

CHRIS RUDDY: I think he's considering perhaps terminating the special counsel. " Time to rethink", he tweeted Monday, citing Mueller's hiring decisions and Comey's admission that he'd instructed a friend to share with reporters notes he'd taken of his private conversations with Trump in order to force the appointment of a special counsel.

U.S. President Trump pleased with Sessions testimony
Author: 0 President Trump pleased with Sessions testimony

This was confirmed by no less than Trump's friend Chris Ruddy on a TV interview on PBS NewHour with anchor Judy Woodruff on Monday, June 13. He has brought to the White House the values of a failed Atlantic City casino owner turned reality-TV star.

U.S. Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at Michigan
Author: 0 Hamlin edges Byron in thrilling Xfinity finish at Michigan

Busch piloted the No. 18 Toyota to the pole position in Saturday's pole qualifying session. Sadler wasn't happy that FS1 opted to interview Brad Keselowski (Rochester Hills), who finished fourth, instead of him after the race. Elliott Sadler (460 points) finished third in the 125-lap race to take over the series lead from Justin Allgaier (439). "It's really cool and hopefully we can keep doing that at Iowa".

Author: 0 Still no proof of collusion with Russians, says Donald Trump

Trump later said he had planned to fire Comey regardless of what recommendation he received from Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions , who has recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation. "I can go around them", he tweeted . "If there were good cause I would consider it". Senators were captivated by Comey's testimony, in which he indicated that political pressure had been put on him by both the Obama and Trump administration.

Author: 0 Kevin Durant says Warriors 'work extremely well together,' but aren't a superteam

The first-time title victor scored 39 points as point guard Stephen Curry posted 34 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland . And just so you know, I don't support the Cavaliers, I support Orlando Magic and have done since I was young. Many players have opt-in decisions coming before the July 1 shopping spree opens. "First of all, going to the Lakers... really?" You don't need this, but I'm a Kobe guy, I can't help it.

Author: 0 Search continues for US sailors after ship crash off Japan

The Japanese coast guard said it received an emergency call from the container ship, the ACX Crystal, reporting the collision at around 6.20pm BST on Friday. Family members are frantically seeking news, appealing via social media for sailors aboard the ship to get in touch. "This has been a hard day", Aucoin said, adding that the search for missing shipmates would continue now that the vessel was back in Yokosuka.

U.S. Trump's Policy impact on Cuba
Author: 0 Trump's Policy impact on Cuba

On Friday, Trump signed an executive order that reversed several parts of policies enacted by former President Barack Obama . However, the government also made it clear that it is willing to continue "respectful dialogue" and cooperation with Washington on issues of mutual interest.

U.S. Casey survives 'rollercoaster' as McIlroy misses cut
Author: 0 Casey survives 'rollercoaster' as McIlroy misses cut

Right behind was a trio of players that included Rickie Fowler , who went 28 holes before making his first bogey and then went three holes without making a par. The defending champion shot a 73. Jon Rahm . Justin Rose . He didn't make a birdie the rest of the way and had to settle for a 70. Rory McIlroy is a huge fan of the golf course.

Author: 0 Escaped Georgia prison inmates recaptured in Tennessee

As for the correctional officers, the two men who were unfortunately killed were Christopher Monica and Curtis Billue , hired in 2009 and 2007 respectively. "True bravery is what has caused us to stand before you tonight to talk about a successful capture instead of a tragic incident", Tennessee bureau of investigation director Mark Gwyn said at a news conference.

Author: 0 Statement from Cosby's wife assailing judge, prosecutors

Johnson testified that she was drugged and assaulted by Cosby in 1996. But Steele could not persuade O'Neill to allow a dozen other accusers to testify that Cosby drugged and sexually assaulted them, too, to demonstrate a pattern of "prior bad acts".

U.S. Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort
Author: 0 Burlington Mayor Discusses We Are Still In Climate Mayors' Effort

A US energy policy that does not reduce carbon emissions will ultimately harm people in our country and around the world, hurt the national economy, and diminish the worldwide standing of the U.S. Climate issues are global challenges. "The president is turning his back on states that voted for him", Bruce said. We can not afford to fall behind on climate action.

Author: 0 List of Congress members found in pocket of suspected congressional shooter

Hospital officials said it is hard to predict how long the congressman will be in the hospital , but that he is expected to be able to walk and hopefully run after a period of rehabilitation. Joe Barton of Texas, to put in Scalise's office on behalf of the Democrats . U.S. Rep. Cedric Richmond (D-La.), who visited Scalise in the hospital Thursday, said that on a recent foreign trip he and Scalise took, 90 percent of their conversations were about the game.

U.S. Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury
Author: 0 Cosby's fate is in the hands of the jury

Constand's lawyer, Dolores Troiani, told reporters that Jackson is "not telling the truth" and faulted Wyatt for circulating Jackson's statement while jurors were deliberating. Schaffer testified this time that Constand had visited with Cosby at an out-of-state casino before the alleged attack and that police knew he had vision problems more than a decade ago.

Author: 0 Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial after jury deadlocks

The case was the only one to result in a criminal trial, largely because the other accusations were too old to prosecute. Cosby faces three counts of aggravated indecent assault. Instead, Steele was allowed to call just one other accuser, Kelly Johnson, to testify that Cosby drugged and assaulted her in a Los Angeles hotel in 1996.

Author: 0 Shoppers may see big changes after Amazon buys Whole Foods

Here's a look at some of the big moves in the stock market following news of Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods Market . It was widely reported that Jana was pressing Whole Foods to consider a sale. "That's more important than ever given Amazon just declared war on every supermarket and corner store in America". Smith, the L2 consultant, said Amazon's technology and operational efficiency could improve Whole Foods' operating margins.

U.S. Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief
Author: 0 Wife of congressional baseball shooting suspect tells of disbelief

Earlier today, Congressman Steve Scalise underwent a second surgery related to his internal injuries and a broken bone in his leg. Ballistic tests are being done to determine if both were used during the attack. And the exchanges seemed to encapsulate some realities about the state of the nation's politics. The Democrats won the game 11 to 2. Sources tell CBS News there were many writings among Hodgkinson's possessions, either on his person, in bags he carried or had in his vehicle.

Author: 0 U.S. lawmakers back at work after shooting, congressman still hospitalised

Scalise was among four people shot by a lone gunman who opened fire on a group of Republican lawmakers practicing baseball at the Eugene Simpson Stadium Park. Hodgkinson had a history of posting angry messages against Mr Trump and other Republicans on social media. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two, three days ago", Sava said.

Author: 0 Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

Sava earlier said the Louisiana congressman had been at "imminent risk of death" when he was first brought into the hospital on Wednesday, and he received many units of transfused blood. The person told The Associated Press on Saturday that investigators aren't sure of the significance of the names and don't know if it was a list of people he was targeting.