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Author: 0 Police fatally shoot pregnant Black woman in Seattle

When police arrived, they claimed that she displayed a knife, prompting them to open fire. Bible says the two officers knew Lyles was vulnerable when they responded after she reported a burglary Sunday at her apartment. "It's a very traumatic event, absolutely", Jamieson said. The organization brought in grief counselors to work with family members and residents. According to King County jail records, Lyles was arrested and charged with obstruction of a public officer and ...

Author: 0 US Senate Republicans to Unveil New Healthcare Bill

A healthcare bill being unveiled by U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday is expected to roll back the Obamacare expansion of the Medicaid health-care program for the poor and reshape subsidies to low-income people buying private insurance.

Author: 0 Trump says China NKorea pressure hasn't worked

Warmbier was arrested at the airport in Pyongyang, North Korea , for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster from a restricted area in January 2016 while visiting the country on a sightseeing tour organized by a Chinese-based company.

Author: 0 Thousands attend slain Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen's funeral in Virginia

A 22-year-old Virginia man was held on a murder charge Monday in the slaying of the girl, who was attacked during a breakfast break from an all-night prayer session at her mosque . The young graphic artist says Hassanen's slaying hit close to home because he has a sister around her age who looks "just like her". The police have classified the case as a "road rage incident" that erupted after Mr.

U.S. Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill
Author: 0 Senate steers toward showdown vote next week on health bill

The legislation affects affect tens of millions of Americans and a fifth of the United States economy. Sen. John McCain said Tuesday that he has not seen the Senate version of the legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare , but "I'm sure the Russians" have.

U.S. Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood
Author: 0 Puerto Rico votes in favor of statehood

Statehood was prominent during Puerto Rico's election in November when two pro-statehood candidates won: Rossello, a Democrat, became governor and Jenniffer Gonzalez, a Republican, was elected resident commissioner - Puerto Rico's sole representative in U.S.

Author: 0 Trump makes disclosures on business assets

The hotel opened just down the street from the White House last September. The report revealed that the president's net worth is at least $1.1 billion and that he owes $320 million to the banks. The private club doubled its initiation fee to US$200,000 after Mr Trump's election. His earnings from television shows such as "The Apprentice" was down to $1.1 million, as compared to $6 million, the previous year.

Author: 0 Memorial for slain Muslim teen girl is torched

Then, they say, he put her in his vehicle, assaulted her again and dumped her body. Fairfax Police have charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres with murder. He says that "if evidence develops of a hate crime, I promise we will charge to the highest levels". The service was held in the Northern Virginia community where she'd lived.

U.S. Cindy slams Florida Panhandle with heavy rain
Author: 0 Cindy slams Florida Panhandle with heavy rain

The system, dubbed potential tropical cyclone 3, was about 325 miles south of the mouth of the Mississippi River early this morning with maximum sustained winds of 40 mph and moving northwest at 8 mph. The Houston Police Department has high water rescue trucks available for use in the event of significant street flooding. Inland sites like Brewton, AL , have reported flooding of low-lying areas, the National Weather Service in Mobile, AL, reported.

U.S. Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps
Author: 0 Justices take on fight over partisan electoral maps

Republicans have more to lose in next term's case because they control state legislatures in many more states than the Democrats do, and they stand to maximize that advantage again after the 2020 census. The electoral results under the Wisconsin map were remarkably similar to court-drawn maps in past decades, the state's brief states. Republicans control 32 state legislatures, while Democrats control just 12 (six are split).

U.S. Texas League baseball team will move to Amarillo
Author: 0 Texas League baseball team will move to Amarillo

Colorado Springs John Suthers is in Japan, but had the following to say about the Sky Sox move, "While certainly disappointing, this news is not surprising". The City of Helena owns Kindrick Legion Field. The two sides got to the point where the Lubbock city council spoke with the Missions about the potential overture.

Author: 0 Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile vehicle

Officer Jeroimo Yanez was acquitted on Friday of second-degree manslaughter in the July 2016 shooting death of Philando Castile . Castile's girlfriend, who was in the vehicle at the time of Castile's shooting, had filmed the deadly encounter and posted the video to Facebook , sparking national outrage and Black Lives Matter protests in Minnesota and beyond.

U.S. TS Cindy bringing heavy rains, storms to Gulf Coast
Author: 0 TS Cindy bringing heavy rains, storms to Gulf Coast

When driving, remember, "Turn around, don't drown". The center of the tropical storm will likely near the coast of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas late today or tonight, and then move inland over southeastern Texas or southwestern Louisiana.

Author: 0 Memorial for slain Muslim teen Nabra Hassanen set on fire

Most hate crime cases are handled by state prosecutors and typically carry stiffer penalties than crimes charged without a bias component. "People care so much and it means so much to us". Joshua Salaam of the ADAMS Center said at a press conference Tuesday that police "have given us complete confidence". Hassanen spent Sunday in the mosque not for Ramadan prayers, but to pray for the safe return of his daughter, sixteen year old Nabra Hassanen , who went missing in the early morning hours ...

Author: 0 1 tropical storm churns in Gulf, 2nd disbands in Caribbean

Authorities in various coastal Louisiana and MS communities handed out sandbags for areas along rivers and bayous. "Any way we can get to them", she said. "We are not in the clear yet", he told reporters, adding that the city was under a tornado watch until 7 p.m. Flood control locks and gates were being closed along Louisiana's coast.

U.S. Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast
Author: 0 Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

Its sustained winds continue to top out at 50 miles per hour (85 kph) and it's moving closer to the coast at a rate of 9 miles per hour (14 kph). The heavy rainfall is expected to cause rises on area creeks and small rivers, particularly where flash flooding occurred over the past weekend.

U.S. Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected
Author: 0 Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

Abnormal as this heat may seem, it likely won't break the sitting record for Phoenix: 122 degrees on June 26, 1990, which grounded some flights for a full day. Some areas will near 125 degrees in the Death Valley area - that is hot, even for a desert. "People can go right from what they think is heat exhaustion to symptoms of a heat stroke which is actually a fatal illness", said Phoenix Fire Department Captain Reda Bigler.

U.S. F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport; pilot ejects
Author: 0 F-16 jet catches fire at Houston airport; pilot ejects

The pilot was transported to a hospital by military transport for treatment of minor injuries . Ebdon said the pilot was able to walk to the ambulance on his own. Residents are urged to avoid the area, which is expected to have increased traffic due to emergency vehicles. According to the Houston Airport System, Ellington Airport supports various operations of the USA military along with NASA and some private aviation tenants.

Author: 0 Dashcam Video Released in Philando Castile Case

Police auto video of a Minnesota officer shooting a black motorist, whose dying moments were livestreamed on Facebook, has been made public for the first time , just days after the officer was acquitted at trial. Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , was also in the auto with her 4-year-old daughter. Yanez shouts. Yanez then pulls his weapon and first seven shots .

Author: 0 Tropical storm could wind down over Lexington, Kentucky

Forecasters say a tropical storm warning is in effect from High Island on the upper Texas coast all the way to the mouth of the Pearl River at the state line of Louisiana and Mississippi. Either way, more typical tropical storm impacts will remain to our south. Thursday will likely bring the most widespread rain, with scattered showers and storms lingering for Friday.

U.S. Release of Castile slaying video shocks, angers many anew
Author: 0 Release of Castile slaying video shocks, angers many anew

According to Yanez's testimony, he feared that Castile-who had informed him upon being pulled over that he was in possession of a firearm-was reaching for his gun, so shot him dead in self-defense. Investigators released the video from St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo (yeh-RON'-ih-moh) Yanez's squad vehicle Tuesday. Sampsell-Jones says it is "understandable why the jury couldn't find him guilty beyond a reasonable doubt".

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