• G-7 Reiterates, without US Support, Commitment to Paris Agreement
G-7 Reiterates, without US Support, Commitment to Paris Agreement

The five-day visit by Jerry Brown, a Democrat, came just days after Trump declared on 1 June that the USA would pull out of the Paris Accord, which broadly commits 195 countries to try and keep the global average temperature below 2°C above pre-industrial levels, and to lower greenhouse gas emissions.

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  • Senate GOP Leaders Rush Toward Health Care Vote
Senate GOP Leaders Rush Toward Health Care Vote

Opinion polls suggest that a majority of Americans disapprove of the bill to replace Obamacare which has passed the House of Representative and awaiting Senate consideration. Congressional Democrats have offered to work with Republicans on making changes to the current health care law, despite Trump's claims to the contrary.

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  • Rauner to address state ahead of lawmakers return to Springfield
Rauner to address state ahead of lawmakers return to Springfield

He's about to give a speech. He chose to give it in Springfield's Old State Capitol, the venue where - as Rauner began his speech pointing out - President Abraham Lincoln once famously said, "a House divided against itself can not stand".

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  • Police cadet program suspended after candidates steal cruisers
Police cadet program suspended after candidates steal cruisers

Because they are juveniles the LAPD has not released their names. A chase began after the drivers ignored officers' commands to pull over, Beck said. At least one of the vehicles was driven for a significant amount of miles . Two of the accused cadets were assigned to the 77th Street Division and the third to the Pacific Division, said Josh Ru...

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  • LAPD Officer And K-9 Wounded In Gun Battle
LAPD Officer And K-9 Wounded In Gun Battle

It wasn't immediately clear how the third suspect was involved in the incident, but Beck said the three suspects - one female and two males - were working together. Mr Beck said there was no indication any police officers were involved in the thefts. The arrest concluded an intensive search after police reported being fired upon about 7 p.m.a...

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  • US Senate approves sanctions against Russia over 2016 election
US Senate approves sanctions against Russia over 2016 election

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a bill Wednesday to keep and expand sanctions against Russian Federation and to block the president from lifting them without congressional approval. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said the plan left him with no good choice. Mike Crapo, one of the sponsors of the legislation, says, "Americans are concerned about Rus...

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  • Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor
Scalise was close to death when he arrived at the hospital: doctor

Investigators studying Wednesday's attack at a suburban Virginia park said Thursday that shooter James Hodgkinson had obtained his rifle and handgun from licensed firearms dealers. Although "infection is a significant risk", the physician said, "an excellent recovery is a good possibility". He also says that Scalise received many units of transfu...

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  • Clamping down, White House puts the 'brief' in its briefing
Clamping down, White House puts the 'brief' in its briefing

Michael Dubke , the former communications director, resigned last month, leaving Spicer to effectively do that job as well as the job of press secretary . officials have called for in response to the interference. The Trump spokesman indicated before he left that no changes would be made in at least the next 24 hours.

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  • Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction
Uber adds option to tip drivers as it heads in new direction

Uber also is reducing the time that riders have to cancel a ride to avoid being slapped with a $5 fee from five minutes to two minutes after summoning a driver. If they do turn this option on, passengers will asked if they want to enter a tip when they rate their driver at the conclusion of the trip. "For the next 180 days (and beyond) we'll b...

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  • Lawmakers play in Congressional Baseball Game
Lawmakers play in Congressional Baseball Game

Scalise is still in critical condition but is doing better, according to a statement from MedStar Washington Hospital Center where the congressman is now confined. The president also praised the officers who were on the scene of the GOP baseball team's morning practice ahead of tonight's 56th Annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game as...

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  • Man, woman arrested after dead newborn discovered in garbage bag
Man, woman arrested after dead newborn discovered in garbage bag

Worcester Police said while officers were at the scene investigating, they spotted a male and a female walking on the railroad tracks behind the address, which is considered private property. The couple faces charges of disinterment of a body and concealment of the death of a child. Santiago is being held in the county jail on a $50,000 bond, whi...

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  • Trump Pivots From China on Solving North Korea Problem in Dire Tweet
Trump Pivots From China on Solving North Korea Problem in Dire Tweet

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said the United States holds North Korea accountable for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment" and urged Pyongyang to release three other Americans who are detained. "For Otto to be returned to the USA in the state he was in - and then for him to die because of it - is not only an outrage, but it is a tragedy ...

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  • Democrats Seek Upset In South Carolina Special Election
Democrats Seek Upset In South Carolina Special Election

National surrogates have stumped for both. Republican Ralph Norman won a special election Tuesday to fill the SC congressional seat vacated by Mick Mulvaney, who resigned to the White House budget director. Democrats held the seat for more than 100 years before Mulvaney's 2010 victory. The race for the SC seat once held by Mick Mulvaney, Pres...

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  • Feds, BPD partner to tackle violent crime
Feds, BPD partner to tackle violent crime

Attorney General Jeff Sessions , left, and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein take their seats at the Justice Department's National Summit on Crime Reduction and Public Safety, in Bethesda, Md., on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. In addition to violent crime, reports for all types of crime were lower in 2015 than at any point in at least the last 2...

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  • Sailors Killed When Navy Ship Hit By Freighter
Sailors Killed When Navy Ship Hit By Freighter

Seven crew members were unaccounted for after the collision flooded berths with seawater. "The Fitzgerald crew responded professionally as all sailors are expected to fight the damage sustained to their ship ", Aucoin said at the conference.

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  • Snake slithers from hood of vehicle on Texas highway
Snake slithers from hood of vehicle on Texas highway

Two friends driving along a Texas highway realized they had a hitchhiker on board. A couple of drivers in Texas got a bird's eye view of a snake, too, when it crawled out from under the hood as they were driving. After several "Get out of the truck" pleas from the men, the snake finally makes its full appearance and the men pull the truck over in...

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  • Cosby Judge To Decide Whether To Release Jurors' Names
Cosby Judge To Decide Whether To Release Jurors' Names

The Bill Cosby sexual assault trial which captivated the attention of America for over a year came to a disappointing and anticlimactic end on Saturday. In a statement read aloud following the trial, Cosby's wife, Camille Cosby , thanked the jurors "who tenaciously fought to review the evidence, which is the rightful way to make a sound decision...

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  • Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage
Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

Nabra was with a group of about 15 teenagers in the Sterling-area as they made their way back to the All Dulles Area Muslim Society at about 3 a.m., according to police . Alsalti says Hassanen's slaying hits close to home because he has a sister around her age who looks "just like her". Mohmoud Hassanen said that he and his firstborn daughter were...

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  • Georgia voters streaming to polls in expensive Congress race
Georgia voters streaming to polls in expensive Congress race

The GOP is trying to pre-but potential Democratic arguments that a narrow loss in a district that's historically been so heavily Republican can in any way can be billed as a success . They also believe last week's shooting of Republicans on a Virginia baseball field will count in their favour at the polls . Among the questions they'll seek ...

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  • Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car
Dashcam video shows officer firing 7 shots into Castile car

He keeps his gun pointed at a dying Castile as he calls for backup and waits for other officers to arrive. Yanez told Castile not to reach for the gun or pull it out. He just had somethin' uh his hands and he, the first words that he said to me were, some of the first words he said is that he had a gun. During the trial, prosecutors por...

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