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Video of killing released after Minnesota officer acquitted of manslaughter

Video of killing released after Minnesota officer acquitted of manslaughter Yanez , who is Latino, was acquitted of manslaughter and other charges Friday. The video was played for jurors at trial but was not released publicly until Tuesday. Castile ", Yanez testified. When the shooting stops, the video shows Officer Yanez standing at the auto window with his gun drawn for some time. [Full Article...]

DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay

DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay US President Donald Trump faces a fresh legal battle as two attorneys general are reportedly suing him over claims he breached anti-corruption clauses of the Constitution. According to the publication, if a federal judge accepts the claim, the prosecutors would require disclosing Trump's tax return for determining the scale of the foreign transactions of his business. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court To Hear Case That Could Set Seismic Precedent Against Gerrymandering

The supreme court has been willing to invalidate state electoral maps on the grounds of racial discrimination, as it did on 22 May, when it found Republican legislators in North Carolina had drawn two districts to diminish the statewide political clout of black voters. [Full Article...]

Holcomb Fire Burns Northeast of Big Bear; Evacuations in Effect

Holcomb Fire Burns Northeast of Big Bear; Evacuations in Effect The cause of the fire is still under investigation, though it's expected to be fully contained by Friday, according to authorities. The fire was reported at 850 acres until about 7:45 a.m. A brush fire in Big Bear , California, on Monday afternoon prompted voluntary evacuation orders for those in the area. Fire officials said they have no containment lines around the fire and evacuations have... [Full Article...]

Senate Democrats Hosted 'Talkathon' to Protest AHCA

Senate Democrats Hosted 'Talkathon' to Protest AHCA Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer , D-N.Y., said President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers seeking re-election next year "will reap the whirlwind" once voters learn about the legislation. The House of Representatives had passed the AHCA with a narrow margin last month. Both chambers would have to agree on the language in order for the repeal measure to become law. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court delivers victory for Washington on trademark case

Supreme Court delivers victory for Washington on trademark case The Supreme Court issued a ruling this week in which it said that the US Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) can not deny trademark registrations that it deems inappropriate or disparaging. The Slants had attempted to trademark their name in 2011, and the USPTO turned them down based on a "disparagement clause" in federal trademark law, which prohibits the registering of trademarks that c... [Full Article...]

Whole Foods CEO calls deal with Amazon 'whirlwind courtship'

The drawback is that the merger might mean cutting staff. Amazon is already testing stores that allow customers to walk out without the hassle of checking out. Mackey even pushed the marriage metaphor into real life when talking about how the two companies' corporate cultures will merge: "Their people will intermarry with our people...probably, literally". [Full Article...]

US Senate approves bill countering Russian actions in Georgia

Rep. Eliot Engel of NY, the committee's top Democrat, says he's concerned that sending the sanctions bill to the committee will give the Trump administration an opportunity to weaken legislation. Despite allegations by the U.S. intelligence community that Moscow played a role in the presidential vote last November, Trump has supported improving relations with America's former Cold War foe. [Full Article...]

Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium

Sean Spicer might be leaving White House podium Michael Dubke, the former communications director, resigned last month, leaving Spicer to effectively do that job as well as the job of press secretary. Acosta's CNN colleague, media guru Brian Stelter called Tuesday morning's about face a reaction to the pressure being put on the White House by news outlets. [Full Article...]

Roseville Gas Prices Continue to Fall

Roseville Gas Prices Continue to Fall That is a drop of 4 cents from the start of last week. Nationally, the average price of fuel Sunday was $2.30, down from $2.33 a week earlier, while Georgia's average price of $2.16 was down three cents in the same period, the auto club said. [Full Article...]

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year

Polygamous sect leader Lyle Jeffs captured after 1 year Yankton County Chief Deputy Sheriff Michael Rothschadl told the Associated Press that Jeffs surrendered without incident at a marina near Yankton, where an off-duty police detective spotted a vehicle that authorities believed the fugitive polygamist had been driving. [Full Article...]

Michelle Carter Found Guilty Of Involuntary Manslaughter

The judge presiding over the case reviewed extensive evidence, including thousands of text messages sent back-and-forth between the couple, and eventually ruled that Carter did little to stop Roy from putting himself in harm's way. He was found dead in his truck July 2014 in a MA K-Mart parking lot. "You just keep pushing it off to another night and say you'll do it but you never do". [Full Article...]

Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft

Grand theft avocado: 3 arrested in $300K California theft And after three California men devised a cunning plan to steal avocados from a facility where they worked, that may be the punishment they were hoping for. The men had been working at Mission Produce in Oxnard, 60km outside of Los Angeles . In recent times, the company changed its policy and began to deliver the fruits directly to their customers instead. [Full Article...]

Shootout in Myrtle Beach captured on Facebook live

Shootout in Myrtle Beach captured on Facebook live He said a security guard who saw the shooting shot and wounded the gunman. At least six people were shot and sustained "non-life-threatening injuries", and an armed security guard also shot the gunman, the News and Observer reports . 'It does not look good for the city of Myrtle Beach'. Hinson said one of his most popular past Facebook live moments was when he documented Hurricane Matthew f... [Full Article...]

Georgia GOP Leader: Scalise Shooting Will Win Us Tuesday's House Election

While many in the party's energized liberal base are arguing for an aggressive approach that would emphasize their disdain for and differences with Trump and the Republicans, Ossoff has lately taken a more conciliatory line. Ossoff , meanwhile, has sought to run a centrist campaign - studiously avoiding even saying Trump's name in an effort to make himself an acceptable alternative for typical... [Full Article...]

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious'

Rep. Steve Scalise's condition upgraded to 'serious' Trent Franks of Arizona, Rep. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina, Rep. Mo Brooks of Alabama, and one or two other names that officials would not reveal. Scalise "continues to show signs of improvement", MedStar Washington Hospital Center said in a statement released on behalf of his family Saturday. [Full Article...]

Woman killed by police identified by relatives

They are questioning the decision to shoot the young mother since she was a diminutive woman who called the police for help. They discuss a previous interaction Lyles had with law enforcement - and the fact that she was the subject of an "officer safety caution". [Full Article...]

American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home

American Student Freed By North Korea Arrives Home A hospital spokeswoman said Warmbier's family was expected to hold a news conference Thursday morning at Wyoming High School. The witness also said North Korea authorities did not use force against him, but were tough. In a statement confirming Warmbier's homecoming, his parents said they were told their son had been comatose since March 2016, the month he was convicted. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court strikes down sex offender social media ban

Kennedy said his opinion should not be interpreted to bar states from enacting more specific laws, such as laws banning sex offenders from contacting a minor or using a website to gather information about a minor. But the US Supreme Court is now sorting out what that means for free-speech rights. The suit in the nation's highest court goes back to a seemingly harmless event in April 2010, when... [Full Article...]

Data Firm Hired By RNC Accidentally Leaked Millions Of Voters' Personal Info

Data Firm Hired By RNC Accidentally Leaked Millions Of Voters' Personal Info Information includes birthdates, home addresses, and phone numbers, as well as predicted information assembled by analysis groups to determine things like ethnicity, religion and stances on hot-button issues such as gun ownership and abortion . [Full Article...]


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