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U.S. Maryland, DC sue Trump, accuse president of profiting from office
Author: 0 Maryland, DC sue Trump, accuse president of profiting from office

June. 13: An unprecedented lawsuit aimed at Donald Trump alleges that the President's ties to the business empire that he built as a private citizen, violates anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution. That is what I think this lawsuit is really about. Trump announced his intention in January to shift his business assets into a trust managed by his sons in an effort to avoid potential conflicts of interest.

Author: 0 How The Senate Health Care Bill Could Disrupt The Insurance Market

In response to Spicer's comments, some have questioned whether the president actually knows what's in the healthcare bill that was released by the Senate on Thursday. Sandoval took a sharper tone in a statement issued Thursday in which he criticized Senate leaders for crafting their bill behind closed doors. This week, that trio noted their particular concern about the Senate bill's impact on their efforts to combat the opioid epidemic.

U.S. Radio Club Hosts Field Day to Test Emergency Communication
Author: 0 Radio Club Hosts Field Day to Test Emergency Communication

Most members of the club do amateur radio communication as a hobby. "The ham guys on microphones can't do that". Over the past year, the news has been full of reports of ham radio operators providing critical communications during unexpected emergencies in towns across America including the California wildfires, winter storms, tornadoes and other events world-wide.

Author: 0 Another bout of rain engulfs much of Texas on heels of Cindy

Vasquez/Houston Chronicle via AP). Forecasters say Cindy, the onetime tropical storm since downgraded to a depression, is weakening as it heads inland. It weakened to a tropical depression and was moving north toward Arkansas. With remnants of the storm pushing through the Northeast, additional minor flooding was reported along the storm's track in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Author: 0 Jury deadlocks in Ohio cop's murder retrial

DuBose's killing was one in a series of high-profile, officer-involved shootings that sparked nationwide protests over the use of force by police. On Friday, Hamilton County Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a mistrial after the jury sent her a note, saying they were " almost evenly split regarding our votes towards a final verdict ".

Author: 0 Critics of Senate health bill hope to sway GOP Sen. Cassidy

In Oregon, lawmakers this week passed a health care tax meant to fix a $1.4 billion, two-year budget deficit attributed largely to Medicaid expansion costs. "If there's anything in the new health care bill that will help the opioid crisis, I haven't seen it", said Dr. Andrew Kolodny, co-director of the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative at Brandeis University.

U.S. Alleged Shooter Volunteered During Sen. Sanders Presidential Campaign, Vermont's Delegation Reacts
Author: 0 Alleged Shooter Volunteered During Sen. Sanders Presidential Campaign, Vermont's Delegation Reacts

Capitol Police said the two injured officers suffered no "life-threatening injuries at this point". The suspect in the congressional shootings , James T. Law enforcement officials arrived at Hodgkinson's small farmhouse in the rural community southeast of St. Louis on Wednesday. Scalise and several other GOP leaders and staff members were practicing for a bipartisan Congressional baseball game scheduled for Thursday evening.

Author: 0 LSU faces Oregon St. at 2 pm in CWS elimination game

LSU is 6-0 in games for the national championship. "I was like, 'Get foul, get foul.' Then they called it foul, and I thought it was foul. And that's what I'm going to remember the most, is the relationships". Lange (11-4) struck out eight while holding Oregon State to just the one run on two hits while pitching into the eighth inning. "We didn't adjust", Gretler said.

U.S. Illinois legislators meet for 2nd day of budget session
Author: 0 Illinois legislators meet for 2nd day of budget session

Cullerton says the budget the Democrat-controlled Senate approved draws on Rauner's ideas. The inability to meet could have a disastrous impact on the state's credit, as IL could become the first state to have its credit downgraded to "junk" status, according to S&P Global Rankings.

U.S. US judge asked to expand order blocking Iraqis' deportation
Author: 0 US judge asked to expand order blocking Iraqis' deportation

The Justice Department had argued that the detainees, including many who were recently rounded up after decades in the US, must go to immigration court to try to remain in the US, not US District Court. " A week later they round up the same group and are attempting to send them back to the same place where genocide is occurring, so it was very ironic ".

Author: 0 Ted Cruz Could Be About To Derail 'Blood Money' Obamacare Repeal

It also would end tax penalties on people who don't buy insurance policies and on larger firms that don't offer coverage to workers, while phasing out the extra money given to states that expanded their Medicaid programs to offer insurance to the working poor.

Author: 0 Remnants Of Cindy: Heavy Rain, Storms Expected In Middle Tennessee

In Louisiana , Edwards said two fishermen reported missing in a coastal area were located and rescued Thursday. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center places the western part of our region in its marginal risk zone for severe weather , and this is something we will watch closely Friday.

U.S. Lagergren, Stalter lead at BMW International Open
Author: 0 Lagergren, Stalter lead at BMW International Open

Romero showed his love for a birdie again today with three straight from the 3rd before swallowing bogey-6 at 6. Joakim Lagergren and Joël Stalter are the joint half-way clubhouse leaders at nine-under par at the BMW International Open on the European Tour.

Author: 0 Mourners gather for United States student jailed by N Korea

The student was released from North Korea on June 13, a week after the U.S. Department of State learned he had fallen into a coma after contracting botulism . Warmbier will be buried later in the day at a local cemetery. The family spokesman, Mickey Bergman, told The Times of Israel that the family chose not to disclose Warmbier's Judaism as negotiations went forward so as not to embarrass North Korea, which had announced that Warmbier stole the poster on orders from the Friendship ...

Author: 0 Storm Cindy continues to cause destruction

West Virginia is taking extra precautions as it is still recovering from the deadly flooding that occurred a year ago. There will be the possibility of localized flash flooding. National Weather Service meteorologist Craig Evanego said around an inch of rain is likely in Lancaster County, with some locally higher amounts.

Author: 0 Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal will be without defender Pepe, who is suspended for a second yellow card in the tournament. Both Portugal and Mexico will know their semifinal opponents tomorrow after the Group B matches. Ronaldo twice threatened the New Zealand goal in quick succession, nodding straight at goalkeeper Stefan Marinovic on 24 minutes and then clattering the crossbar shortly after with another header from a Ricardo Quaresma cross.

U.S. Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy
Author: 0 Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Look to city hall for answers. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Levine in saying that USA cities are taking measures that the federal government should be taking. "It's because the right to healthcare is a basic and human right". Landrieu said cities - like states - want to avoid a scenario where "they send us the responsibility" but don't "send us the money".

Author: 0 Senator Cantwell's plan to stop Republican health care bill

In the Senate, the GOP health care plan is called the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA). As expected, the bill released Thursday amounts to a massive rollback of the federal commitment to promote health care access and would instead pay for hundreds of billions of dollars in tax cuts for corporations and the wealthy.

Author: 0 Ex-Ohio Police Officer's Trial in Fatal Shooting Ends in Mistrial

The Post notes that this comes on the heels of a police officer being acquitted for the death of Philando Castille. Audrey DuBose, Samuel DuBose's mother, demanded a retrial immediately after the mistrial was declared and called for peaceful protest of what she called "this unjust result".

Author: 0 Tropical Storm Cindy could deliver 'drenching showers' to Upstate NY

The weather Friday was arriving on the anniversary of torrential rains and flooding that left 23 people dead in West Virginia a year ago. Cindy, already blamed for one death in Alabama, made landfall in southwestern Louisiana as a tropical storm early Thursday .

Author: 0 Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

Toomey should help fix them instead of taking us backward. "It shifts the cost from healthy people to sick people, it shifts the cost from younger people to older people, there's a lot of cost-shifting going on but not cost-reduction, and that's the problem", he said .

U.S. White House Responds to Comey Tape Inquiry with Trump Tweet
Author: 0 White House Responds to Comey Tape Inquiry with Trump Tweet

In a letter on Friday, the White House said Trump's tweet asserting he didn't tape the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director was the formal answer to a request by the House of Representatives intelligence committee about their conversations.

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