Church calendar for Saturday, June 17

June 24. Pleasant Baptist Church , 2948 Marysville Road, Altavista, for Brother William Pannell, our guests will be Minister Zenith Yuille, and musical guests Nikkia Pannell and Minister Dietrich Robinson. Sunday. Homecoming and Revival Services , 11 a.m., Mt. Zion Baptist Church , Concord, Pastor Foster will deliver the message. All ages are welcome. [Full Article...]

Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water A less severe heat advisory was issued Friday for the inland cities of Escondido, San Marcos, Poway, La Mesa, El Cajon and Santee. An excessive heat warning will be in force in the San Gabriel Mountains from 11 a.m. Sheriff's Search and Rescue volunteers and deputies in the sheriff's ASTREA helicopters have this year already responded to 24 incidents of distressed hikers at Three Sisters Falls... [Full Article...]

Chance Of Thunderstorms Area Wide For The Overnight

Chance Of Thunderstorms Area Wide For The Overnight Sunday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 80 and an overnight low of 56. It should be a nice weekend for some outdoor activities for Father's Day , just be sure to stay hydrated and stay cool! Today: Mix of Sun and Clouds. [Full Article...]

Sanders: Sickened at shooting attack by possible supporter

Capitol Police officers returned fire, and Hodgkinson was fatally wounded. A list of names - including some Republican members of Congress - was found with the Alexandria shooter , according to a law enforcement source and Rep. Mika also remains in critical condition . Scalise was one of the people Hodgkinson shot. The man expressed grievances online about President Donald Trump and Re... [Full Article...]

Tennessee man: Fugitive inmates surrendered without a word

Tennessee man: Fugitive inmates surrendered without a word Rowe and DuBose were believed to have carjacked another person, in a white F-250 and were thought to be somewhere in Georgia . He and his daughter got in his vehicle to leave his home, but they were stopped by the men in his driveway. The fugitives ditched the Honda Civic and their prison uniforms, ransacked a home and then stole a Ford pickup truck in Madison, Georgia , later Tuesday. [Full Article...]

Trump's Cuba policy could cost U.S. airlines

Trump's Cuba policy could cost U.S. airlines In practice, however, many recent changes to boost ties to Cuba will stay as they are. But the new policy, once again, restricts the number of reasons Americans may claim when attempting to visit the island. Refusing to negotiate domestic reforms in exchange for US concessions is perhaps the most fundamental plank of Cuba's policy toward the U.S. He was happy with Obama's policies, b... [Full Article...]

Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy

Trump keeps much of Obama's Cuba policy While Trump talked a tough line, the administration will allow businesses already transacting with the Cuban military, intelligence or security services to proceed. "We don't want to turn our backs on the people", Klobuchar said. "He's leaving the embassies open", Acosta said. The categorisation of types of travel to Cuba reflects the United States government's practice of allowing travel to t... [Full Article...]

Iran vows to take adequate measures against new US sanctions

UNSC Resolution 2231 calls upon Iran "not to undertake any activity related to ballistic missiles created to be capable of delivering nuclear weapons". "As the Islamic Republic of Iran has so far fulfilled its commitments precisely and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has also repeatedly confirmed this, all the signatories to the JCPOA are duty-bound and obliged to meet their commit... [Full Article...]

NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

No stranger to the Beltway game, Comey admitted he slipped a copy of a memo he wrote up of that Executive Mansion dinner with Trump to pal & Columbia Law School professor Dan Richman, which then made its way to The New York Times . Adam Schiff of California, said the committee would ask Johnson to testify about interactions former President Barack Obama's administration had with secretaries of ... [Full Article...]

Scalise doctor hopes for 'excellent recovery' despite risk

A playground near the baseball field is cordoned off with police tape as the investigation continue at the scene in Alexandria, Va., Thursday, June 15, 2017, the day after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La. "I think that his risk of death right now is substantially lower than when he came in. he was as critical as you can be when he came in". Trump wasn't able to attend the event in pers... [Full Article...]

Congressional women's team hits practice field

Scalise remains in critical condition on Thursday, and President Donald Trump said "he's in some trouble" as Scalise entered into his third surgery. "We love you." Lewis led a House floor Democratic sit-in past year when Republicans refused to consider gun control legislation. Support for Scalise was everywhere. [Full Article...]

Wife of alleged Virginia shooter: 'I can't believe he did this'

Suzanne Hodgkinson , the wife of a gunman who shot and wounded a top Republican congressman and several others, said her husband went to Washington , D.C. Reps. "He had them sitting out on the table. and he would say 'Hey please join and have a pastry". Capitol Police officers who were in Scalise's security detail wounded the shooter, who was taken into custody. [Full Article...]

White House torn over Mueller's role as pressure grows

He said Trump had not talked to him about former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel . "I think we should let Bob Mueller do his work and get to the bottom of it, and get to the bottom of it quickly so that he can be vindicated, get to these things". [Full Article...]

Trump considering 'terminating' Russian Federation probe leader

Rosenstein is scheduled to testify today before both Senate and House subcommittees regarding the Justice Department's budget, and he is likely to be questioned about Mueller's status. For his own good, Trump should take this advice. Comey himself had a riveting appearance before the same Senate panel last week, with some key moments centered on Sessions. [Full Article...]

Jury finds Minnesota cop not guilty in shooting of black motorist

Hundreds of demonstrators are beginning a march from Minnesota's state Capitol to protest a police officer's acquittal in the fatal shooting past year of a black motorist. The case received nationwide attention when Castile's girlfriend streamed the aftermath of the shooting on Facebook Live. Castile had a licensed handgun on him, and Yanez shot him seven times. [Full Article...]

Long Island Street Sign Changed To Read 'Crooked Hillary'

BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A sign marking the Crooked Hill Road exit off a suburban NY parkway has been altered to read " Crooked Hillary ". A Department of Transportation spokesperson said that "as soon as we were notified about the graffiti ... [Full Article...]

The game goes on after shooting at GOP practice

Honorable mention: The Democrats won Thursday's game handily, clocking in 11 runs, to the Republicans' two. The charities benefiting from the game are the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington , Washington Literacy Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, after Wednesday's shooting , the Capitol Police Memorial Fund, the AP said . [Full Article...]

Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting

Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting Hodgkinson open fire on a group of Republican congressmen practicing for a charity baseball game, Special Agents Crystal Griner and David Bailey have been widely credited for preventing the attack from turning into a full-on massacre . Bailey was treated and released for a minor injury. "Had Steve been sick, or exhausted or lazy and didn't go to practice, then you would have saw a full-fledg... [Full Article...]

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner The charges against Belleville, Illinois , resident ranged from battery and causing bodily harm, to fleeing from police, to numerous traffic offenses, including driving under the influence of alcohol. Republican lawmakers were practicing for the annual congressional baseball game . According to his Facebook page , Hodgkinson was a fervent supporter of Sanders, the feisty independent who ... [Full Article...]

Wallenda hangs by her teeth from helicopter over Niagara Falls

Daredevil and professional aerialist Erendira Wallenda broke the world record Thursday for the highest suspension over Niagara Falls . "She'll perform a series of tricks. The previous record of 250 feet was held by her husband, which he set six years ago, dangling over a Missouri theme park. "I would probably want to spend all day long up there", Erendira said. [Full Article...]

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