Author: 0 US Supreme Court to Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

The Supreme Court case comes as a result of a decision by a court in Wisconsin , which found that the state's Republican lawmakers had violated the Constitution's First Amendment as well as equal rights protections for citizens through partisan gerrymandering .

U.S. Milwaukee Cop Acquitted In Fatal Shooting Of Sylville Smith
Author: 0 Milwaukee Cop Acquitted In Fatal Shooting Of Sylville Smith

In that lawsuit , they claim that the city kept him employed as a police officer even though he had a "pervasive pattern of excessive force and misconduct". This investigation is unrelated to the shooting death of Smith . The encounter started as a traffic stop and turned into a foot chase. "Mr. Heaggan-Brown knew at the time he fired that second shot that Sylville Smith had already disarmed himself", Chisholm told the jury , WISN-TV reported .

U.S. Man arrested in 'pizzagate' incident in DC to be sentenced
Author: 0 Man arrested in 'pizzagate' incident in DC to be sentenced

Welch, who is from Salisbury, North Carolina , pleaded guilty in March to interstate transportation of a firearm and ammunition and assault with a unsafe weapon. He texted that he was "standing up against a corrupt system that kidnaps, tortures and rapes babies and children in our own back yard". Welch binge-watched YouTube videos about the alleged child-trafficking ring on December 1, setting a plan, court files show.

Author: 0 GOP, Paul opposition imperil Senate health care bill

John Barrasso, R-Wyo., Sen. If all three of those senators oppose the bill , it dies. The Senate bill cuts back an expansion of Medicaid , but keeps more protections for people with pre-existing conditions, CBS News reported . "The government wants to kill me", said one protester while police physically removed her from Capitol Hill. Trump has since called it "mean", despite celebrating it at the Rose Garden with House Republicans.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans Unveil Secretive Health Care Bill

In West Virginia, it funds almost 45 percent of addiction treatment costs. Medicaid covers some 70 million people, from newborns to elderly nursing home residents. Cost-sharing subsidies are explicitly extended through 2019, an important detail that should help calm insurance markets. "By almost any measure it has failed and no amount of eleventh hour reality-denying or buck-passing by Democrats is going to change the fact that more people are going to get hurt unless we do something".

U.S. Road Rage Caught on Camera: Motorcyclist Kicks Sedan Before Multi-Car Crash
Author: 0 Road Rage Caught on Camera: Motorcyclist Kicks Sedan Before Multi-Car Crash

There have been no arrests in the incident. Shocking footage was taken of a biker kicking a silver sedan (left) at 65mph on LA's 14 Freeway Wednesday. The rider can be seen in the HOV lane reaching his right leg out and hitting the side of a small sedan that is in the same lane. From there, the passenger told the site, "words went back and forth", after which the motorcyclist decided-for a reason I can not possibly understand-to kick the moving vehicle.

U.S. US officials lift Yellowstone-region grizzly bear protection
Author: 0 US officials lift Yellowstone-region grizzly bear protection

Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke called the recovery "one of America's great conservation successes". Conservation groups have slammed the decision to remove the Yellowstone grizzly bear from the Endangered Species Act . Mead says grizzly numbers have sufficiently recovered to justify removing the big bears from federal protection. Wyoming has adopted a Grizzly Bear Management Plan outlining how management will occur after the bears are delisted.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in Louisiana

The storm's only reported fatality occurred on Wednesday, when a 10-year-old boy was struck by a log dislodged by a large wave as he stood near the shore in Fort Morgan, Alabama , the Baldwin County coroner said. A state of emergency was declared in Alabama and Louisiana Wednesday, and portions of the Gulf Coast are under tornado watches and flash flood watches and warnings associated with Cindy.

Author: 0 Lawyer: Family seeks justice in police killing

SEATTLE (AP) - A cousin of a mother who was shot and killed by Seattle police questioned Monday why officers didn't use a Taser or other non-lethal options during the encounter with the woman who he said had been struggling with mental health issues in the past year but wasn't a violent person.

Author: 0 In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump

The president turned to his preferred method of communicating with his supporters, Twitter, on Tuesday night as the SC and Georgia races were called for Norman and Handel. Handel said, "He was more than gracious and he thanked me for a spirited campaign". Handel commended Ossoff and pledged to work for his supporters.

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy makes landfall in southwest Louisiana

The storm could cause a surge of up to three feet (1 meter) in isolated areas from southeastern Louisiana to the western Florida Panhandle, and possibly spawn tornados from the lower MS and Tennessee Valley regions to the central Gulf Coast, the NHC said.

U.S. In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience
Author: 0 In Iowa, Trump rallies base, celebrates GOP resilience

But much of Trump's attention was on the suburbs of Atlanta, in the 6th Congressional District race. The president is speaking at Kirkwood Community College in Iowa the day after Republican Karen Handel's victory in Georgia's 6th Congressional District and Ralph Norman's slim win in SC.

Author: 0 Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue

The Mar-a-Lago figure is up from $29.8 million in his 2015 disclosure. The disclosure on Friday came days after attorneys general for the District of Columbia and Maryland filed a joint lawsuit accusing Trump of improperly accepting payments from foreign governments through Trump International Hotel DC and his other business interests.

U.S. New Dash Cam Video Released after Philando Castille Verdict
Author: 0 New Dash Cam Video Released after Philando Castille Verdict

Four-year-old Dae'Anne is seen hugging her handcuffed mum, Diamond Reynolds , in the back of Jeronimo Yanez's cop auto in Minnesota. Mr Castile had no criminal record and held a permit for her firearm. The young girl answers: "I can keep you safe". While it captures what was said between the two men and shows Yanez firing into the vehicle, it does not show what happened inside the auto or what Yanez might have seen.

Author: 0 Milwaukee ex-cop who fatally shot Sylville Smith found not guilty

It was the second one, that Smith was then lying on the ground unarmed and wounded and defenseless when the officer fired the second shot. Heaggan-Brown was sacked from the Milwaukee force in October over unrelated sexual assault charges, which are set to go to trial in August.

Author: 0 Gergen: Trump could beat Dems in 2020

In South Carolina , Charleston attorney and Democratic political newcomer Joe Cunningham said on Wednesday he would seek the House seat now held by Republican Mark Sanford, but that if elected he would not back Pelosi as the Democratic leader.

Author: 0 Trump Confirms He Is Under Investigation And Blames His Own Justice Department

After months of outright denial by Donald Trump on Twitter and in multiple interviews , the president confirmed Friday morning he is under investigation as part of a probe into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election . Trump, who hired his own lawyer last month to represent him regarding probes by the special counsel and congressional committees, continued his harsh criticism of the investigations in series of tweets on Friday.

U.S. USA lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting
Author: 0 USA lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Rep. Scalise was shot during baseball practice with the GOP team early Wednesday morning after a man approached the field and opened fire. "He was as critical as you can be when he came in", Dr. Lobbyist Matt Mika was shot multiple times and remains hospitalized. "Tonight we're all Team Scalise", House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., said at Thursday night's Congressional Baseball Game.

Author: 0 Rep. Steve Scalise is now in 'fair' condition after shooting

Scalise is now "beginning an extended period of healing and rehabilitation", the hospital said. Hodgkinson of Belleville, Ill., opened fire with a rifle on a group of Republicans practicing for an annual congressional baseball game.

Author: 0 Single ticket wins $447M Powerball jackpot

The winning numbers were 20, 26, 32, 38 and 58. The largest lottery jackpot in USA was just in January of previous year, when three winners split a total of $1.8 billion. This big score will come in handy for Alberee's family, after his was diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis earlier this year. While $448 million seems like a lot of money, alas, the victor of this weekend's drawing won't walk away with the full amount.

U.S. Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses
Author: 0 Angry Dems turn against leaders after House election losses

Ellison said the Georgia 6th was not as competitive as 64 other House seats that Democrats could win in 2018 to wrest control away from Republicans, adding, "They're the ones who better be anxious". Democrats have to pick up 24 House seats to get back into power. "It still moves voters", Ryan said. None of that suggests that Pelosi faces an immediate challenge to her leadership.

U.S. Trump congratulates Handel on Twitter
Author: 0 Trump congratulates Handel on Twitter

The district was seen as within reach to Democrats because Trump won there last November by only 1 percentage point. In over a decade leading House Democrats, into the majority and out again, Pelosi has beaten back all comers, including last fall when Democratic Rep.

U.S. Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summer
Author: 0 Heat wave hits Southwest on 1st day of summer

Las Vegas was forecast to hit 117 (47 Celsius) on Tuesday and excessive heat warnings cover nearly all of California . The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 120 degrees (49 degrees Celsius), which is has only hit three times in recorded history - the last time 22 years ago.

Author: 0 Newt Gingrich says Trump has a 'compulsion to counterattack'

Dianne Feinstein, the ranking Democrat on the Judiciary Committee and a member of the intelligence committee, has said there is no evidence that Trump colluded with the Russians. Recently, with reports that Mueller is investigating Trump for obstruction of justice, Gingrich came out and said the president can not obstruct justice, despite voting to impeach Bill Clinton over obstruction of justice while in Congress.

Author: 0 Gunman made no threats to Congress before Virginia shooting

Officials elaborated on Hodgkinson's long-simmering political anger about Republicans and spiraling personal problems but still have not pinpointed what motivated the unemployed home inspector from IL to travel to the Washington area, where he spent months living in his van in Alexandria before launching the shootings.

U.S. FBI set to release details on shooting that wounded Steve Scalise, others
Author: 0 FBI set to release details on shooting that wounded Steve Scalise, others

Authorities found the list in a storage locker Hodgkinson had rented in Alexandria, Virgina, since April. Most days, he would arrive between 6 and 7 a.m. The bullet entered the congressman's hip and shattered blood vessels, bones and internal organs, leaving him at imminent risk of death, doctors have said.

U.S. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns
Author: 0 Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns

After Uber's announcement earlier in the day, Lyft tweeted that they are "closing in on 1,800 days of in-app tipping " and surpassed more than $ 250 million in tips . - Uber is making big changes and drivers are happy about it but some customer might not be as happy. Citing his mother's recent death, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick announced he would take an indefinite leave of absence from the company last week.