• Does Trump think Russia hacked the election? Spicer doesn't know
Does Trump think Russia hacked the election? Spicer doesn't know

Reporters asked Spicer about speculations of change in the White House "press shop", and inquired as to possible changes in his role during the afternoon on-camera press briefing . When pressed further on the issue, Spicer doubled down on his claim that he has not "sat down and asked" the president about the Russian hacking. Trump has at times c...

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  • CT sailor among 7 killed in collision
CT sailor among 7 killed in collision

The Navy said that the divers gained access to the damaged areas of the ship and have found the remains of the seven sailors. 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 sailors ".

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  • Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Southwest where 120 expected
Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Southwest where 120 expected

This temperature with excessive heat wave is recorded as the highest in twenty years and more in the region's history, which might be life-threatening for many who don't take enough precautions. And getting off the ground is only part of it: "once airborne, planes have to meet specific, engine-out climb criterion, so nearby obstructions like hill...

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  • Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'
Otto Warmbier returned from North Korea in coma has 'severe neurological injury'

His father, Fred Warmbier , said his son was "brutalized" while in North Korea and he doesn't believe the North Korean's explanation about what exactly happened to his son. He was given a sleeping pill, they say, and he never woke up. Richardson says it's a "tragic situation". "I knelt down by his side and I hugged him", Warmbier answered.

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  • Man beats woman outside Planet Fitness, punches her 39 times
Man beats woman outside Planet Fitness, punches her 39 times

CBS Boston reports the video shows a man get out of his vehicle and attack 18-year-old Erin McCarthy from behind at about 10:00 p.m. on June 12. ►Make it easy to keep up to date with more stories like this . After she turns away from him, the man runs up behind her and hits her in the head. "I asked, 'Why? Who are you?'" The victim did not su...

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  • Minnesota Releases Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting
Minnesota Releases Dashcam Footage of Philando Castile Shooting

The video starts with Yanez and his partner pulling Castile over for the broken taillight and asking for his license. By drawing attention back to the Minnesota case, however, the video has renewed concerns over the way that police officers respond to tense situations and the force that they deem appropriate in those situations.

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  • Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia
Handel first female GOP rep elected to Congress in Georgia

And as for the Democrats, they, clearly, are doing something wrong. In the well-to-do Atlanta suburbs, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California was the focus of torrents of negative advertising in a House race that cost more than $50 million, the most expensive in history.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy churns tides in Gulf
Tropical Storm Cindy churns tides in Gulf

And authorities in various coastal Louisiana and MS communities handed out sandbags for areas along rivers and bayous. Maximum sustained winds are near 60 miles per hour with higher gusts. Tropical Storm Cindy still looks very disorganized but the center of circulation doesn't matter as it will be more of a rainmaker type of storm instead of ...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy to bring heavy rains and flooding to Gulf Coast
Tropical Storm Cindy to bring heavy rains and flooding to Gulf Coast

Instead, the storm was not expected to strengthen much more before weakening on Thursday . That will bring rain not only to the Gulf coast, but it will spread more rain into Georgia as well. Cindy is expected to track to the northeast through the night before making landfall, where upwards of 6+ inches of rainfall will fall from Texas all the way ...

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  • Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea
Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea

Those talks rarely produced significant results. China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi and Fang Fenghui , chief of joint staff to the Chinese military, are also present at the summit in Washington . -South Korea free trade agreement that produced a bilateral USA trade deficit of over $27 billion past year. In response to the tragedy, USA officials...

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  • Video of killing released after United States officer acquitted of manslaughter
Video of killing released after United States officer acquitted of manslaughter

Cuz he kept canting his shoulder and then I believe I told him again, I can't remember, don't do it". "It is unfortunate I put my life and my daughter's life in jeopardy - something so dramatic, only for the verdict to be told not guilty ", said Diamond Reynolds , Castile's girlfriend.

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy expected to reach Gulf Coast tonight
Tropical Storm Cindy expected to reach Gulf Coast tonight

Meanwhile, Storm Team 8 is monitoring another tropical system that has prompted a Tropical Storm Warning to be issued for part of the Louisiana Coast. In coastal Louisiana's Terrebonne Parish, Kim Chauvin said the shrimp processing businesses she and her husband run helped put out the word Monday that shrimpers should return to port and unload thei...

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  • Senate to hold hearing expected to focus on Warmbier's death
Senate to hold hearing expected to focus on Warmbier's death

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain , R-Ariz., left, confers with Sen. The government of China, North Korea's main ally, said Warmbier's death was a tragedy. But his dad says Otto, who suffered extensive loss of brain tissue , was "terrorised and brutalised". "Unfortunately, the terrible torturous mistreatment our son rec...

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  • Trump Attorney denies Rumors of Trump under Investigation
Trump Attorney denies Rumors of Trump under Investigation

To hear Sekulow tell it, if the president speaks to anyone who's passed a bar exam, that person should "respect the attorney-client privilege" and never divulge the contents of that conversation. "Let me be crystal clear so you completely understand: We have not received nor are we aware of any investigation of the president of the United States"...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy churns closer to Gulf coast
Tropical Storm Cindy churns closer to Gulf coast

A Tornado Watch has been issued for Pike, Walthall, Marion, Lamar, Forrest, and Perry Counties until this evening at 7PM. But the tropical storm warning remains in effect from the mouth of the MS to San Luis Pass, Texas. The Louisiana National Guard has moved high-water vehicles and helicopters to be near areas that could flood. Gov. John Bel E...

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  • GOP shooter wrote dozens of ranting letters to local paper
GOP shooter wrote dozens of ranting letters to local paper

He was charged with domestic battery and unlawful discharge of a shotgun, but the case was ultimately dismissed. Sue Hodgkinson is the wife of James Hodgkinson . The Hodgkinsons had been married nearly 30 years. Republicans also control both chambers of Congress. Shimkus says while we don't yet fully know the motive behind this shameful act of...

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  • North Korea in the spotlight at high-level US-China talks
North Korea in the spotlight at high-level US-China talks

North Korean media, however, said the 22-year-old student's release had been based on a court decision and " on humanitarian grounds ". While visiting the hermit state in 2016, Warmbier was jailed for trying to steal a propaganda poster. But he wasn't the only American detained by North Korea. Corker added: "We have to figure out whether it's b...

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  • Red Sox Manage Only 5 Hits, Shut Out by Yankees 8-0
Red Sox Manage Only 5 Hits, Shut Out by Yankees 8-0

With the win, the Yankees move back to two games up in the AL East to ensure that they will come away from the series with a guaranteed lead over the Red Sox and Orioles for the division. Boston manager John Farrell said Rodriguez might throw on flat ground in the next few days. "I was watching every pitch on his landing leg", New York Yankee...

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  • Minnesota officials have released the dashcam footage showing Philando Castile's shooting
Minnesota officials have released the dashcam footage showing Philando Castile's shooting

The devastated fiancée was live streaming on Facebook at the time . The footage was shown to jurors during the trial and reportedly again upon request during deliberation. When additional officers and an ambulance arrive on the scene, they remove Castile's body from the vehicle and attempt to tend to his wounds. Officers direct Reynolds out of...

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  • On Eve Of Special Session, Pressure Mounts For Bipartisan State Budget
On Eve Of Special Session, Pressure Mounts For Bipartisan State Budget

Rauner supports a four-year property tax freeze paired with a temporary income tax hike. Entering a third-straight fiscal year without a spending plan could sink Illinois' credit ratings to "junk", a first for any USA state, leaving some investors unable to buy the state's debt and others to demand even fatter yields.

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  • Child marriage banned in NY
Child marriage banned in NY

Between 2001 to 2010, 3,850 children under 18 married in New York State. While 17-year-olds can get married with parental and judicial consent under the new bill, the new legislation includes details on the requirements for judicial consent that were not present in the previous law.

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  • American Airlines cancels flights because it's just too hot to take off
American Airlines cancels flights because it's just too hot to take off

Phoenix is projected to hit 120 degrees today. The planes are being grounded because they are unable to take off safely in these heats. Lucky for Trivett, she's flying with Southwest Airlines. The National Weather Service had been forecasting Tuesday highs at 120 or higher in Phoenix for the past several days, a number not seen in the dese...

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  • Spicer: Trump wants the Senate healthcare bill to have 'heart'
Spicer: Trump wants the Senate healthcare bill to have 'heart'

Since at least July of 2016 rumors about Russian interference in the election have grown in to a full-fledged report signed on to by 17 USA government intelligence agencies that unanimously agree Russia worked to disrupt Americans' opinions in an attempt to install a candidate Russian president Vladimir Putin preferred.

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  • Lawyer: Trump not under investigation
Lawyer: Trump not under investigation

During his first months in office, Trump appeared to do no wrong in the eyes of his core supporters, who have consistently given him high ratings despite endless Russia-related scandals and lack of progress on his legislative agenda. "The former House speaker [Newt Gingrich] wrote that Mueller 'is setting up a dragnet of obstruction, financia...

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  • Sean Spicer refuses to deny if his White House role is changing
Sean Spicer refuses to deny if his White House role is changing

Earlier in the briefing, Spicer expounded upon a CNBC report from earlier Tuesday that Trump told a group of technology CEOs that the health care plan needed to have "more heart". Baldwin, assuming that was indeed what was happening at the White House, inquired, "Why isn't he having those conversations with the president?" Some have raised the ...

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  • Georgia race: Sigh of relief for GOP on health care
Georgia race: Sigh of relief for GOP on health care

When presented with the choice of whether they wanted a representative who would work with Paul Ryan or Pelosi, six in 10 picked the speaker and three in 10 picked the minority leader. The Ossoff campaign raised $23 million as of May 31, according to Federal Election Commission records. The affluent and well-educated district has elected former...

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  • Officers in Seattle fatal shooting had crisis training
Officers in Seattle fatal shooting had crisis training

After repeatedly yelling, "Get back", shots rang out. 30-year-old Charleena Lyles, a pregnant mother, was shot and killed in Seattle Sunday after she was wielding a knife at police officers upon their arrival. But also she said she does not want to excuse officers' behavior. The two officers were, however, aware of how mentally unstable Lyles...

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  • Boeing launches 737 MAX 10 at Paris Air Show
Boeing launches 737 MAX 10 at Paris Air Show

The new variant of the plane can carry up to 230 passengers and already has more than 240 orders from 10 customers. Boeing and GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of General Electric, also announced an order for 20 737 MAX 10s at the Paris Air Show, converting 20 of its current MAX orders to the...

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  • Trump urges senators to replace 'mean' House healthcare bill
Trump urges senators to replace 'mean' House healthcare bill

His comments come after he hosted 13 Republican senators for lunch at the White House in a bid to help the lawmakers find common ground to move forward with healthcare reform legislation this summer. Bruce Poliquin. It is good news that senators may make their bill more centrist rather than, as the House did, more austere in order to pass it. ...

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  • US Rep Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'
US Rep Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

Scalise , the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding and "an imminent risk of death", Sava said. (2305 UTC) Thursday. But Slater said authorities were still working to determine a motive and had "no indication" Hodgkinson knew about the ball practice ahead of time.

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  • Mike Pence reportedly hires private attorney to help with Russian Federation probe
Mike Pence reportedly hires private attorney to help with Russian Federation probe

The lawyer, Richard Cullen , is a former Virginia attorney general and a former USA attorney for the eastern district of Virginia. Pence joins President Donald Trump in obtaining the services of private, non-White House lawyers for the sake of handling Russia-related issues.

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  • McConnell, Schumer trade jabs over health care
McConnell, Schumer trade jabs over health care

The Republican-controlled Senate on Thursday night had voted 30-2 for legislation that would have raised the sales tax to 6.5 percent, cut income tax rates initially 5 percent and established tiered coal production tax rates. Ashley Conger, a Cardinal spokeswoman, said in an email Friday that the agency was reviewing the updated bill and would "s...

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  • Dashcam video shows moments before fatal shooting of Philando Castile
Dashcam video shows moments before fatal shooting of Philando Castile

Yanez approached Castile and asked for a driver's license and proof of insurance. At that pont, Castile tells Yanez , " Sir, I have to tell you that I do have a firearm on me ", and Yanez can be seen moving his hand to his holster.

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  • US weighs banning citizens' travel to N. Korea after student's death
US weighs banning citizens' travel to N. Korea after student's death

Trump last month slammed North Korea over a recent ballistic missile test, saying it disrespected China. South Korea's top diplomat said Tuesday that the United States is dealing with the case of an American who passed away after a 17-month-long detention in North Korea as a "humanitarian matter", explaining that Washington hasn't changed its pol...

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  • 7 questions for Spicer's return to the White House podium
7 questions for Spicer's return to the White House podium

Clinton stood her ground when a reporter from Breitbart, the far-right news website once run by Bannon, tweeted that Bannon's comment was "a joke". Politico reported Spicer himself is leading the search for a new press secretary. Neither Spicer nor deputy press secretary Sarah Sanders responded to queries about the changes to the briefings. F...

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