The officer's defense attorneys argued that he was in fact following police procedure at every step of the incident-particularly a policy that told officers to expect that a suspect with one weapon might have another. His lead attorney, Jonathan Smith , said his client was relieved and grateful for the jury's decision in a hard case. After the first jury deadlocked during the prosecution of Raymond Tensing, a former University of Cincinnati officer who shot Samuel DuBose during an ...
Ted Cruz (above) and three other conservative GOP lawmakers have indicated that they will not vote for the current Senate leadership's healthcare bill as written. The top 1 percent of society will find their Obamacare taxes, those created to fund care for the poor, repealed. A Congressional Budget Office analysis said the House bill would reduce projected Medicaid spending by more than $800 billion over 10 years.
Medicaid - the program created to help poor Americans get healthcare - will stop being expanded by 2021, meaning millions of them will not be able to access treatment. Many conservative senators have expressed concern over the current draft of the bill, worrying that it may kick many of their constituents off health insurance .
North Korea issued its first official statement after the death of US student , Otto Warmbier . He was brought back to the United States last week in a coma with brain damage, in what doctors described as state of " unresponsive wakefulness ", and died on Monday .
The update on Scalise's condition comes just hours after the FBI gave an update on the investigation into the shooting that left six people injured. The message from congressman Steve Scalise of Louisiana on Sunday says: "Steve's greatest joy is being a father to Madison and Harrison, and a husband to Jennifer".
He described Ossoff as a "great" candidate who "still couldn't carry the national baggage of the Democratic Party". But will this time be different? They don't need to win most of those districts, but they need to win enough. She complained of the "vitriolic things that they say that resulted in calls to my home constantly, threats in front of my grandchildren - really, predicated on their comments and their paid ads".
Mr Mattis, a retired four-star general, said the policy he would send to President Trump would include a proposal to send more USA troops to Afghanistan amid the worsening violence. "I retired from military service three months after sequestration took effect", Mattis who retired in 2013, said. "It's yours", McCain said. McCain rued that despite all the sacrifices made by United States soldiers, Afghanistan is still a nation at war.
Hodgkinson did post a number of hateful social media articles and messages against President Trump including one that said "it's time to destroy Trump & Co". When the attack began Mr Scalise was practising for a charity baseball game with three others. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., describes the moment a gunman opened fired as the Republican congressional baseball team held an early-morning practice in Alexandria , Virginia.
You can see live weather updates via the National Weather Service and other Twitter sources below. Kathleen Bertucci of Gulfport, Mississippi, told the Associated Press Wednesday that heavy rainfall sent about 10 inches of water into her business, Top Shop, which sells and installs granite countertops.
A Congressional Budget Office analysis said the House bill would reduce projected Medicaid spending by more than $800 billion over 10 years. The ACA Medicaid expansions had also provided lifesaving coverage for transgender and gender non-conforming individuals living with HIV who did not previously qualify.
Dear Evan Hansen , a show that centres on a lonely teenager who fabricates a former friendship with a classmate who killed himself, won best musical as well as best musical actor with Ben Platt and Rachel Bay Jones , who scooped best actress in a featured role.
The LA Times reports that Aramazd Andressian Sr. was taken into custody in Las Vegas, where he is being held on $10 million bail until he is moved to LA County. Investigators have not recovered a body. With tears streaming down her face, Estevez spoke directly to her child. Andressian Sr. remains adamant that he had nothing to do with the disappearance of his son.
They want it to pass next week. A Republican senator up for re-election next year just got some bad news about the Senate GOP health care bill. Republicans consider Medicaid unsustainable at its current size. Comparing the Senate health care bill to its House counterpart and "Obamacare". Governors in states that expanded Medicaid are wary of a bill revealed Thursday, June 22, by Republican.
The legislation McConnell unveiled Thursday included deep cuts to Medicaid, the government program that provides healthcare to poor or disabled Americans. "Many of the people with disabilities were forcible removed". Police arrested 43 protesters and took them to USCP headquarters for processing. - Andrew Desiderio (@desiderioDC) June 22, 2017People with disabilities protesting Medicaid cuts.
SEAN SPICER: We made that clear, from the beginning, that in a variety of ways we're going to look to do things differently, to do things better and this is one area that we've done that. But so far, the administration appears pleased with the results. Spicer's briefings have been must-see TV during the start of the Trump era, beginning with his fiery, inaccurate claim that journalists wrongly portrayed the size of Trump's inauguration audience.
Rosenstein said he would not follow any orders to dismiss Mueller unless he believes those orders are appropriate and lawful, in response to Maine Senator Susan Collins, who asked him what would he do if Trump ordered him to fire the special counsel.
Majority leader Mitch McConnell insists he wants a vote before the fourth of July recess, leaving GOP leaders one week to win over more votes. Other Republicans appeared more willing to embrace it. To help pay for its expanded coverage to around 20 million more people, Obama's law increased taxes on higher income people, medical industry companies and others, totaling around $1 trillion over a decade.
The Pentagon said that after Syrian jets had bombed US-backed forces fighting ISIS in Syria and ground forces headed their way with artillery and armored vehicles, USA jets made a strafing run at the vehicles to stop their advance. The F-15E intercepted the armed drone after it was observed advancing on the coalition position. On Monday, Russia threatened to shoot down any coalition jets flying west of the Euphrates river, after the USA shot down a Syrian warplane over the weekend.
Democrats have a target-rich environment next year, starting with 23 Republican-held districts where Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton won a majority of the vote. And for some, they point to questions about how their leaders, and Pelosi in particular, have fallen short in crafting an economic message that can counter Trump and yield election victories.
The shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise , a Capitol Police officer, a congressional aide and a lobbyist on Wednesday as the congressional Republican baseball team practiced in Alexandria, Va., for its annual game with congressional Democrats was savage, senseless and despicable.
Cindy was about 40 miles (65 km) northwest of Lake Charles, Louisiana, with maximum sustained winds of 40 miles per hour (65 km/h). A few locations along the central Gulf coast could see storm total rainfall of up to a foot. Last June, torrential rains in West Virginia claimed 23 lives and memories of that disaster remained fresh at somber ceremonies honoring the dead. In Gulfport, Mississippi, Kathleen Bertucci said about 10 inches (250 millimeters) of rain water found its way into her ...
All eyes are on Melania waiting to see how she will navigate around D.C. now that she's arrived. Melania Trump ended her estrangement from Washington whe. She stopped accompanying Barron to school at one point and let him ride back and forth with the Secret Service. "This is one of the misconceptions about the White House counsel's office".
Tropical Storm Cindy is moving through the central Gulf of Mexico and will impact parts of the us this week. Gov. John Bel Edwards said Thursday that Louisiana is "not out of the woods yet" as the remnants of Cindy continue to move north across the state.
But he said there is no doubt that "this is one occasion when we ought to say he deserves to take a victory lap". But after what happened on Tuesday night in special congressional elections in Georgia and SC, I'm beginning to think the Democrats are never going to get exhausted of losing.
Investigators subjected Dassey to "death by a thousand cuts" by using coercive techniques including fact-feeding, false promises, manipulation and leading him through the interview, the judges claimed. A federal appeals court has ruled that Making a Murderer's Brendan Dassey should walk free. "We look forward to working to secure his release from prison as soon as possible", they said.
In a separate Politico story , Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas, blasted Pelosi and said she was one of the reasons why Ossoff lost to Republican Karen Handel . "So, we are paving a way for a new generation of leadership". When the top post among House Democrats might open up, though, Pelosi hasn't said.
India initiated its request to buy 22 Guardian MQ-9B unmanned aircraft for maritime surveillance past year. The White House is all set to roll out the red carpet for Prime Minister Narendra Modi who will arrive in Washington DC on Sunday for his first meeting with the US President Donald Trump .
And you have to appreciate the standout performances from the veteran actors and newbies alike. Still, if Wright's brush with Marvel took the wind out of his sails, there's no sign of it in Baby Driver - his frenetic homage to the crime thrillers of the 70s and 80s.
Racine said he and Frosh were supportive of CREW's lawsuit in NY, but that their case offered another chance to develop the record and the law. CREW is outside counsel on the new lawsuit filed by the attorneys general . A similar suit was filed in a NY federal court in January by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington , or CREW, a public-interest group.
Grizzlies in all continental US states except Alaska have been protected under the Endangered Species Act since 1975, when just 136 bears roamed in and around Yellowstone . "We will closely examine this decision, and are prepared to defend the grizzly if necessary". Indeed, Tim Preso, an attorney for environmental law firm Earthjustice , has said that legal action to prevent the change is already being considered.