• 400 more homes evacuated by growing fire near Utah ski town
400 more homes evacuated by growing fire near Utah ski town

Two firefighters are recovering from injuries at a wildfire in southwest Utah that has forced the evacuation of more than 700 people and shut down part of a state highway. That fire near Rio Rancho, an Albuquerque suburb, is more than halfway contained, but authorities have yet to determine its cause. More than 1,200 firefighters got help Thu...

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  • University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree
University of Missouri revokes Cosby's honorary degree

Cosby was awarded the honorary degree by the University of Missouri in 1999. Curators will vote on Choi's recommendation Friday. We join 20 to 25 other universities in rescinding his honorary degree . Jurors deliberated more than 52 hours over six days before a judge declared a mistrial for the 79-year-old comedian on Saturday. Cosby says t...

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  • Phoenix Suns stay put, draft Josh Jackson
Phoenix Suns stay put, draft Josh Jackson

Former Kansas and Kansas State college basketball players find their way into the NBA Thursday night. "Those teams that didn't draft me, one day, they will be sorry". 34 given that Sacramento had been in contact with KU for months regarding Mason. Ainge said he was upset about the last-minute cancellation, but that they didn't hold it against h...

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  • DUP's Donaldson talks up Tory deal prospects as 'very good'
DUP's Donaldson talks up Tory deal prospects as 'very good'

The DUP , which won 292,316 votes in the election, does not want to sink May's government because it fears Jeremy Corbyn, who has in the past appeared beside their Irish nationalist opponents Sinn Fein, could get into power. He told the BBC Radio 4 Today programme: "The figures that are being bandied about are way wide of the mark". Speaking a...

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  • Obama Rips Senate Obamacare Replacement as 'Not a Health Care Bill'
Obama Rips Senate Obamacare Replacement as 'Not a Health Care Bill'

At least a half-dozen GOP senators - conservatives as well as moderates - have complained about the proposal, the secrecy with which McConnell drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to whisk it to passage. More than half a dozen GOP senators have expressed problems with the measure, and a defeat would be a humiliating setback for Trump and ...

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  • Cincinnati jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again
Cincinnati jury deadlocks in cop's murder retrial; judge says try again

Dozens of demonstrators were outside the courthouse with rain coming down Friday afternoon, some chanting: "Black lives matter!" On Wednesday, Dominique Heaggan-Brown, the former Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith during an August 2016 foot chase, was found not guilty of first-degree reckless homicide.

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  • States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts
States won't rush approval of Yellowstone grizzly hunts

The Service has sought to remove the Yellowstone-region grizzly bear from the list of species protected under the Endangered Species Act since 2007. For example, it's likely that they'll allow for limited trophy hunting for grizzly bears in those states starting sometime soon. "We're going to continue focusing on the conservation of the...

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  • Veteran LAPD officer arrested for sex with 15-year-old cadet
Veteran LAPD officer arrested for sex with 15-year-old cadet

Cain has been arrested fo. A 10-year veteran Los Angeles police officer was in custody Friday and the mayor, police chief, police union leaders and other officials were appalled over his alleged sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl who was a member of the LAPD's troubled youth cadet program.

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  • Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick
Philadelphia 76ers select Fultz with number one overall pick

Embiid welcomed Fultz to Philly with a tweet - what else? - where he proclaimed the new nickname was FEDS: Fultz, Embiid, Dario, Simmons. "I mean, you can get traded in the blink of an eye, without knowing", Fultz said. "He's going to do what he does and we're going to do what we do and we're going to get after it here". "It's well on its way there...

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  • Senate Health Care Bill to Replace ACA Released
Senate Health Care Bill to Replace ACA Released

These are conservatives, but moderates aren't fond of the bill either. The bill would cut and redesign the Medicaid program for low-income and disabled people, and erase taxes on higher earners and the medical industry that helped pay for the roughly 20 million Americans covered by Obama's law.

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  • Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show
Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

Emergency crews were on scene at Ohio's Dayton International Airport on Friday afternoon after reports that a military jet ran off the runway and flipped over during a practice for an air show. The pilot has reportedly been safely removed from the plane and gave a "thumbs up" to medics as he was taken away. Dayton's annual air show begins Saturda...

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  • Pioneer League Team to Move to Colorado
Pioneer League Team to Move to Colorado

Woodland Park's little league team, the Mustang Rockies, got to have batting practice at Sky Sox Stadium on Saturday, June 17. Rene Garcia hit a two-run home run and had two hits, driving in four as the Colorado Springs Sky Sox defeated the New Orleans Baby Cakes 8-5 on Thursday.

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  • Shea Collinsworth advances in first heat at US Track & Field Championships
Shea Collinsworth advances in first heat at US Track & Field Championships

The USATF Outdoor Track & Field Championships serve as a qualifying meet for the 2017 IAAF World Championships in London in August. Friday's action at Hornet Stadium kicks off for LSU's athletes at 6:50 p.m. This Utah State quartet recently concluded their freshman campaigns. Estrada ran in second off and on in the final 3,000 meters, finishing...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy's rain headed for Lehigh Valley
Tropical Storm Cindy's rain headed for Lehigh Valley

At a news conference Thursday morning, about 90 minutes after the Cindy was downgraded from a tropical storm to a tropical depression . The National Hurricane Center's 4 a.m. Scattered heavy tropical-like rains will occur through Thursday. with or without a direct tropical storm hit. The closest rain to the Metroplex Thursday morning was in ...

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  • Cindy slams the gulf coast
Cindy slams the gulf coast

The National Hurricane Center in Miami says a tropical storm warning from High Island, Texas, to Morgan City, Louisiana, has been discontinued, hours after the storm made landfall . Rain will continue through Friday , with 2 to 5 inches possible in southern and eastern counties, the forecast said. This area of showers will head east and most of...

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  • Tropical Storm Cindy expected to weaken as it moves inland
Tropical Storm Cindy expected to weaken as it moves inland

In West Virginia, meteorologist Mike Zwier says about a half inch (12 millimeters) of rain has already fallen around the state recently. Forecasts said the system could dump from a few inches to more than 12 inches (a few centimeters to more than 25 cm), depending on Cindy's development and path.

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  • Trump scolds Qatar on terror
Trump scolds Qatar on terror

At a joint news conference with his Romanian counterpart, Trump described his recent visit to Riyadh , where "nations came together and spoke to me about confronting Qatar over its behavior". "We expect that economic growth will slow, not just through reduced regional trade, but as corporate profitability is damaged because regional demand is c...

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  • What's Next for the GOP Health Care Bill in Congress?
What's Next for the GOP Health Care Bill in Congress?

Trump has since called it " mean ", despite celebrating it at the Rose Garden with House Republicans. "Instead of trying to jam this bad bill through Congress on a party-line vote, President [Donald] Trump and Senate Republicans should work with Democrats to strengthen and improve the Affordable Care Act", Warner said .

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  • North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death
North Korea accuses US of 'smear campaign' over student's death

The article published by KCNA Friday was Pyongyang's first reaction to the death of Warmbier . Warmbier, whose parents say has been in a coma while serving a 15-year prison term in North Korea, was released and returned to the United States Tuesday, June 13, 2017, as the Trump administration revealed a rare exchange with the reclusive country....

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  • GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support
GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support

The Senate bill would also reduce subsidies now provided to help people without workplace coverage get private health insurance , said Caroline Pearson, a senior vice president of the health care consulting firm Avalare Health. US Senate Republicans have launched their plan for shrivelling Barack Obama's health care law, edging a step clos...

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  • US top court sets higher bar for stripping citizenship
US top court sets higher bar for stripping citizenship

The Supreme Court on Thursday narrowed the grounds on which naturalized citizens can have their citizenship revoked. "To secure a conviction, the government must establish that the defendant's illegal act played a role in her acquisition of citizenship", wrote Justice Elena Kagan , explaining the verdict on behalf of the court.

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  • Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest
Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

The House committee, among three congressional panels investigating Russian meddling in last year's election, last month demanded that the White House hand over any tapes by Friday. "And, of course, the president hasn't explained why, if there were never tapes why he made that suggestion to begin with". Fox News Channel released excerpts late T...

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  • Senate GOP health care bill released
Senate GOP health care bill released

LISA DESJARDINS: Disability advocates and others protested today outside Majority Leader McConnell's office. Yet it faces an uncertain fate in the Senate. Obamacare extended coverage to some 20 million additional Americans through both subsidized private insurance and an expansion of Medicaid . Medicaid would be cut and capped startin...

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  • Senate Republican Leaders Unveil Proposed Health Care Legislation
Senate Republican Leaders Unveil Proposed Health Care Legislation

Both bills would repeal the penalties associated with the individual mandate that almost everyone purchase health insurance or else pay a fine, and the mandate that employers provide insurance to employees. House GOP bill: Premium subsidies are keyed to age, not income. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had the bill drafted in strict secrecy and...

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  • Government Ethics Office Releases Trump's Latest Financial Disclosure
Government Ethics Office Releases Trump's Latest Financial Disclosure

The financial disclosure forms list a filer's positions held on companies and in a separate section the filer's assets and income they generate. Between $100,000 and $1 million was earned in royalties for his book, " The Art of the Deal ".

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  • Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target
Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target

The incident with the Syrian plane began after the USA -backed rebel fighters, called the Syrian Democratic Forces, were attacked by what the American military called "pro-Syrian regime forces". While Iran has other ballistic missiles it says can reach longer distances, Sunday night's launch appears to mark the longest strike it has launched overse...

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  • WHO Is Drake Singing About In His New Song Signs?! Listen HERE!
WHO Is Drake Singing About In His New Song Signs?! Listen HERE!

Drake has the answer for you, and it involves Louis Vuitton . On the song, Drake is the conscientious lover who doesn't want to over do it with excessive drinking and partying. Hawaiian chic on the runway at Louis Vuitton . It now sits at No. 8 overall on the iTunes top album charts and No. 3 on iTunes' hip-hop album chart.

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  • Republican wins Georgia poll in blow to anti-Trump effort
Republican wins Georgia poll in blow to anti-Trump effort

Rep. Tim Ryan of OH who unsuccessfully opposed Pelosi for House minority leader said she was a political drag on other Dems. "We need to have that discussion", Rep. Jacky Rosen over her ties to Pelosi. But it is a message for both Democrats and Republicans . Rice points to Pelosi as the reason that the Democrats keep losing.

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  • Protesters greet GOP health care bill
Protesters greet GOP health care bill

Obamacare had the " individual mandate " that fined people for not buying insurance. "We have to act", McConnell said on the Senate floor. Republican lawmakers say the Senate bill will preserve coverage for people with pre-existing conditions .

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  • Obama Considers Republican Health Care Bill to Benefit Wealthiest
Obama Considers Republican Health Care Bill to Benefit Wealthiest

But they added that the draft does not appear that it will fulfill what they called "the most important promise that we made to Americans: to repeal Obamacare and lower their healthcare costs", their statement said. "She has met with and heard the concerns of many Mainers about their health care challenges, and she will continue to do so as she...

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  • State says appeals court erred in Dassey case
State says appeals court erred in Dassey case

The 2015 Netflix series " Making a Murderer " analyzed parts of the case surrounding Halbach's death and the trials of Avery and Dassey. They were on trial separately but were convicted of life for the crime. Dassey was 16 at the time of the confession. Another of his attorneys, Steven Drizin, said today's ruling should send a loud message to...

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  • Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election
Trump Tweetstorm Disputes Russian Interference in 2016 Election

But election organization officials criticized the decision as an overreach that could make elections less transparent. "Does he believe that members of the intelligence community are colluding with the Democrats or did collude with the Democrats? ".

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  • Severe threat expected to decrease overnight
Severe threat expected to decrease overnight

MET OFFICE/ACCUWEATHER/GETTYStorm Cindy will cause devastation in the United States todayWhere is Tropical Storm Cindy now? Remnants of Tropical Depression Cindy began moving through Tennessee, knocking down trees and causing power outages.

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  • Assessing Trump's self-defense in Comey drama
Assessing Trump's self-defense in Comey drama

As perhaps should have been expected, the most important takeaway from Comey's testimony may be what he didn't say. As he has said before, Republican noted that the history of Russian Federation was an excuse by Democrats to justify his defeat in the elections.

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  • Cindy, now a tropical depression, moving inland
Cindy, now a tropical depression, moving inland

The agency is predicting maximum sustained wind speeds of close to 40 mph and says "tropical-storm-force winds" will extend around the center of the storm by as many as 70 miles to the southeast and southwest of the storm's center. Flooding some coastal communities with as much as 10 inches of rain leaving roads underwater and neighborhoods subme...

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