• Man who died during robbery was 'scared to death'
Man who died during robbery was 'scared to death'

Police Chief Mike Koval says these suspects are wanted for felony murder charges because the contractor victim was scared to the point of death. "There's a certain despicability about the whole thing", Koval said. Chief Mike Koval believes this was a "planned choreographed" incident instead of a 'happen-stance opportunity.' Madison's top cop says t...

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  • Firefighters battle wildfires in Arizona, Utah, California
Firefighters battle wildfires in Arizona, Utah, California

In this photo taken Monday, June 26, 2017, smoke plumes from the Manzanita Fire are seen near Beaumont, Ca. What they are saying "Things change day-to-day". Firefighters battled high winds Tuesday as they fought a fire that has grown to 72 square mile and burned 21 cabins and sheds. The estimated cost of fighting the blaze has reached $11 million.

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  • Lockdown lifted at Redstone Arsenal
Lockdown lifted at Redstone Arsenal

The Arsenal received two calls made to 911 about a possible shooter at the Sparkman Center , the headquarters for the Army's Aviation and Missile Command. He says there are no confirmed casualties. Twitter is active under the hashtag #RedstoneArsenal and Redstone is scheduled to update the media at 1:00 p.m.

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  • School grades: Sarasota County maintains A rating
School grades: Sarasota County maintains A rating

Duval County officials discussed only district schools' progress Wednesday. Statewide, fewer schools got an "F" and more earned "A" or "B" grades. "I am proud that more than two-thirds of the schools that were being monitored through the school improvement program improved to a C or better", Florida Commissioner of Education Pam Stewart said in...

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  • Justice Kennedy isn't retiring just yet
Justice Kennedy isn't retiring just yet

Gorsuch probably will continue to vote frequently with Thomas , said Leah Litman, who teaches at the University of California, Irvine, School of Law. Thomas and Gorsuch dissented vociferously, essentially declaring that the Second Amendment grants individuals a right to carry loaded firearms in public.

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  • Trump pushes GOP to solve health care overhaul riddle
Trump pushes GOP to solve health care overhaul riddle

He had expressed concern about Medicaid cuts in the GOP bill. As reporters continued to press Collins, Democratic Senator Mark Warner plunged through the scrum into the just-opened elevator behind her, bringing Collins along. At the same time , the Departments of Labor and Homeland Security are hurriedly issuing visas to allow immigrant worker...

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  • Man to be sentenced in death of girl known as 'Baby Doe'
Man to be sentenced in death of girl known as 'Baby Doe'

Michael McCarthy was convicted Monday of second-degree murder in the little girl's death. The girl got worldwide attention after millions of people on social media shared a computer-generated image of her. After the verdict was announced at McCarthy's trial, Shapiro said that the conviction was a "travesty of justice", according to the Boston G...

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  • Should the GOP abandon efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare?
Should the GOP abandon efforts to repeal and replace Obamacare?

The contrast was obvious to the euphoric Rose Garden rally that Trump hosted with GOP House members after they passed their Obamacare repeal bill in May. Multiple senators also relayed a message: Ads from a conservative group against moderate GOP Sen. John Thune of South Dakota told reporters later. The president, who was reportedly sitting next ...

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  • More evacuations in wildfire near Utah ski resort town
More evacuations in wildfire near Utah ski resort town

Authorities say a southern Utah wildfire that's destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced 1,500 people to evacuate has grown again. Fox News is reporting that Utah forestry officials' Wildland Fire Prevention and Education team says preliminary statistics to date for wildfires in Utah indicate human activities were responsible for approximat...

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  • Pelosi on criticism of leadership: 'This is such a small item, it isn't about me'
Pelosi on criticism of leadership: 'This is such a small item, it isn't about me'

Under Pelosi's watch, the party has suffered two overwhelming midterm election losses as well as the mother of all upsets in last year's presidential election. SC congressional candidate Joe Cunningham, a Democrat, said Wednesday that the Democratic Party needs new leadership, and that if he is elected to Congress in that state's 1st District, he...

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  • Republican Paul Massey Drops Out Of Mayoral Race
Republican Paul Massey Drops Out Of Mayoral Race

Despite initially out-fundraising de Blasio with an impressive $1.6 million haul over the second half of 2016-with much of that coming from major real estate industry donors-Massey's campaign had been plagued by concerns that it was spending at a rate surpassing what it was bringing in , particular given its roster of highly-paid political consult...

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  • Euro surges to 15-month high against yen
Euro surges to 15-month high against yen

The dollar had risen to levels around 112.46 yen on Tuesday, its strongest level in more than a month, as US bond yields edged higher in sympathy with a rise in European bond yields. Valli said in a research note that, absent unexpected trouble for the economy, bond purchases could be reduced to 40 billion euros a month in the first half of 2018 an...

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  • Utah wildfire torches nearly 6 more square miles
Utah wildfire torches nearly 6 more square miles

Individuals who have been determined to have endangered manned aircraft or people on the ground with a UAS and/or interfered with wildfire suppression may be subject to civil penalties, including fines of up to $25,000, and potentially criminal prosecution.

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  • Southern California blaze grows substantially
Southern California blaze grows substantially

Do they know how the fire started? Yes. Crews were expected to strengthen the containment line on the south end of the fire. As for the wildfires in California, about 10 percent of the blaze scorching up Riverside County-80 miles from Los Angeles-has been contained, according to local reports .

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  • Montreal man accused in Flint airport attack denied bond
Montreal man accused in Flint airport attack denied bond

That's the same thing witnesses say he yelled before stabbing Lt. Jeff Neville in the neck exactly one week ago at Bishop. In a calm voice, Amor Ftouhi said "Allahu Akbar" twice as he entered a federal courtroom in Flint this morning. She told a federal judge Wednesday that the 49-year-old defendant from Montreal would be held by US immigration a...

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  • Vote on health care bill delayed until after July 4 recess
Vote on health care bill delayed until after July 4 recess

She said the bill as now drafted by GOP leaders won't ensure access to affordable health care in West Virginia, doesn't do enough to fight the opioid epidemic, cuts traditional Medicaid too deeply and harms rural health care providers. However, the fate of the Senate measure remains in doubt, with five GOP legislators going on record last week ...

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  • Illinois Lottery Modifies Payment Policy
Illinois Lottery Modifies Payment Policy

There will also be a new victor payment policy starting Saturday, July 1 if funding is not approved by the Illinois General Assembly. Wednesday's Powerball drawing could be the last for a while in IL, which is operating in a budget void as the state's financial woes swell.

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  • Plymouth police: Man kidnapped son, 3, fled in green Jeep
Plymouth police: Man kidnapped son, 3, fled in green Jeep

He allegedly physically assaulted the mother and drove off with the boy. Police were looking older model Jeep Cherokee with a broken windshield. He was wearing a blue t-shirt, red and black shorts, and gray and green sneakers at the time he was taken.

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  • Los Alamos County to receive PILT funding
Los Alamos County to receive PILT funding

Payments are based on the acreage of federal land and population within a county. You can view a complete list of how much individual counties will receive HERE. The payments are made annually for tax-exempt federal lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (all agencies of ...

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  • Two local high school grads among those killed on USS Fitzgerald
Two local high school grads among those killed on USS Fitzgerald

Carmen said she reached out to other families after the collision. "You have to realize a lot of them are 18, 19 and 20-year-olds living with guilt". Speaking in reference to the accident on Monday, Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin, the commander of the US Navy's 7th Fleet, told reporters that " our deepest sympathies are with the families of these sai...

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  • Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire
Utah officials blame lack of logging for major wildfire

Investigators said they know who the culprit is, but they have not yet released the person's identity or what charges will be levelled. About 175 people have been briefly allowed back to their homes near Panguitch Lake since Sunday under escort, said Denise Dastrup, from the Garfield County Sheriff's Office.

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  • Trump administration plans border wall models in summer
Trump administration plans border wall models in summer

The administration's update on its plans for the wall comes amid delays in the bidding process and a seeming lack of political will to fund a continuous barrier along the 2,000-mile Mexico border. According to NBC News, Vitiello would not say if solar panels would be included into any of the wall prototypes. Vitiello said the agency still has no...

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  • U.S. police officer gets off scot-free for killing black man
U.S. police officer gets off scot-free for killing black man

In a statement after the verdict , Flynn said the jurors had made the right decision. Right around the time the verdict was reached, the Smith family filed a civil lawsuit against the city of Milwaukee and Heaggan-Brown. Smith fled the officer with a gun, and was shot twice. Smith was running with a handgun which body camera footage...

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  • Allstate Releases Latest Best Drivers Report
Allstate Releases Latest Best Drivers Report

The National Safety Council estimated that more than 40,000 roadway deaths happened last year, making it possibly the most unsafe driving year since 2007. "With the improving economy and more driving, we're unfortunately seeing more crashes and more crash deaths", IIHS President Adrian Lund said in a news release.

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  • Car accident sparks major wildfire in California
Car accident sparks major wildfire in California

In an effort to get ahead of the flames, firefighters are carving out a containment line on a steep hill as planes drop fire retardant. The Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, one of the environmental groups Noel blamed, said climate change and suppressing naturally occurring fires are the reasons Utah's forests are inordinately flammable.

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  • CBO Score of Senate Health Care Bill: What Does It Mean?
CBO Score of Senate Health Care Bill: What Does It Mean?

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins , R-Maine, continued to reserve judgment Sunday on whether she will support or reject the health care bill released by Senate Republicans last week . A person making $26,500 would pay more for coverage under the Senate law at ages 21, 40 and 64. Jen McGowan, associate director of the Chicago chapter of the Nation...

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  • Slight chance of rain Tuesday in Oklahoma City
Slight chance of rain Tuesday in Oklahoma City

Showers and perhaps a thunderstorm is possible on Tuesday with highs in the low 70s. Mostly cloudy with a low around 72. Low 58F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Low 69F. Winds light and variable. The weekend will be a warm one, with highs in the upper 80s on Saturday and Sunday and a chance for rain on Sunday .

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  • Lockdown lifted at Alabama military post; no injuries reported
Lockdown lifted at Alabama military post; no injuries reported

The arsenal had posted on Twitter: "Possible active shooter on the Arsenal". During a news conference just after noon, Redstone spokesman Chris Colster said "We aren't sure what triggered this". Madison County Sheriff's Deputies and Huntsville Police officers block Martin Road leading to Redstone Arsenal Gate 1, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 in H...

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  • PM Narendra Modi invites Donald Trump, his family to India
PM Narendra Modi invites Donald Trump, his family to India

The two leaders have spoken over phone thric before this meeting. Trump has so far focused on outreach to China, India's other strategic rival, as he looks to Beijing to rein in nuclear-armed North Korea. The administration is also set to offer a $2 billion sale of US -made unarmed drones to help in surveillance of the Indian Ocean. Trump said ...

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  • Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes
Wind fans the flames of Utah fire that has burned 13 homes

It's estimated firefighting costs now top $7 million for a fire started June 17 near the Brian Head Resort by someone using a torch tool to burn weeds. In Arizona, Governor Doug Ducey declared a state of emergency on Friday as more than 20 wildfires burned in the state. "More than anything, we want to remind citizens to please, please, please be ...

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  • Bennet: Bipartisan support on Obamacare replacement will come if current bill fails
Bennet: Bipartisan support on Obamacare replacement will come if current bill fails

US Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell and majority whip John Cornyn at the White House after senators met with the president about the healthcare bill. Another opponent, Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, said it was worse to "pass a bad bill than to pass no bill". They've mostly focused on how disgusting Obamacare is, at least for the 8 percen...

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  • Ryan: Senate health care bill's CBO score doesn't tell the whole story
Ryan: Senate health care bill's CBO score doesn't tell the whole story

McConnell said Trump has been "very involved" in helping along the Senate bill since it was revealed Thursday. "1 in 5 Mainers are on Medicaid ". All Democrats and Independents are expected to oppose the measure. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, one of the bill's critics, said of the delay. About $33 billion of this would go to tax cuts conservativel...

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  • US Vice President Mike Pence to visit India
US Vice President Mike Pence to visit India

Starting a week before Trump's inauguration in January, SpiceJet has placed orders for 225 planes with Boeing , which is worth more than $22 billion and which will, according to a United States government certification, create 132,000 jobs.

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  • McConnell Delays Vote On Health Care Bill Until After July 4
McConnell Delays Vote On Health Care Bill Until After July 4

Hoeven said in a Monday evening statement the CBO score "indicates that this legislation needs additional work" and that health care reform "will be a process, not one bill ". Collins has said she is considering a run for ME governor next year. Portman has been seen as a critical voice on the Republican health care bill and was publicly un...

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  • Republican Senator Comes Out Against Party's Healthcare Bill
Republican Senator Comes Out Against Party's Healthcare Bill

US Senate Republican leaders have delayed the vote on repealing and replacing Obamacare until after next week's Fourth of July holiday due to a lack of party support . "No matter how the bill changes around the edges, it is fundamentally flawed at the center", he said. It also highlights the fractures within the party over how to improve the he...

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