• Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea
Warmbier's death looms over US-China talks on North Korea

The two leaders had a high-profile summit in Florida in April and Trump has frequently praised Xi while resisting criticizing Chinese trade practices. -South Korea free trade agreement that produced a bilateral US trade deficit of over $27 billion previous year. USA officials telling Reuters that it caught them off guard, given Beijing's import...

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  • Philando Castile's Last Words Recorded By Police Dash Cam
Philando Castile's Last Words Recorded By Police Dash Cam

New dashcam video of the police officer firing seven shots into Mr Castile's vehicle, in the Minneapolis suburb of Falcon Heights, has caused fresh outrage. As I wrote in my August 28, 2013 column, "A good woman without a gun", a week after the December 14, 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, Wayne LaPierre, executive vice president of th...

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  • Trump tweets: China's help on North Korea not enough
Trump tweets: China's help on North Korea not enough

Fred Warmbier, the student's father, has said he does not believe this account. A tour agency that took Mr Warmbier into North Korea before he was detained for 18 months has said it will stop taking Americans into the reclusive state. He was later sentenced to 15 years hard labor for allegedly stealing a propaganda banner at his hotel, but was re...

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  • Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast
Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Cindy will arrive along the Texas or Louisiana coast late Wednesday or early Thursday . Coastal areas in southeast Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama could receive 12 inches of rain or more from the storm. I would expect some areas of street flooding, and possibly some minor flooding of creeks and streams. You can check f...

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  • Ex-North Korea prisoner denounces death of American student
Ex-North Korea prisoner denounces death of American student

But some analysts believe negotiations could happen because of US worries about the safety of the three other Americans still detained in North Korea. The Trump administration is considering banning travel by USA citizens to North Korea, officials said Tuesday, and Trump said Warmbier's treatment was a "total disgrace".

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  • Court releases dash cam video of Castile shooting
Court releases dash cam video of Castile shooting

In the beginning of the video, Officer Yanez is shown following Castile's white Oldsmobile for some distance before he pulls him over for a broken tail light. The video shows Yanez's backup, Officer Joseph Kauser, standing on the passenger side of the vehicle, jumping back and retreating when the shots were fired.

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  • A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol
A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol

The four-year expiration date would coincide with a four-year property tax freeze that also is in the GOP plan. " Bruce Rauner can not win re-election if he doesn't get a budget right this year", the Democrat said. "If we can agree to pass it, we will stop this unnecessary crisis". "Failure to act is not an option", he said. RAUNER AD: "Mi...

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  • NY raises age of marriage from 14 to 17
NY raises age of marriage from 14 to 17

The new law specifically prohibits anyone under 17 from getting married, and provides guidance for judges being tasked with making a determination whether or not a 17-year-old may be married. A 2010 study found that girls or young women in the USA who married before age 19 were 50 percent more likely to drop out of high school than their unmarrie...

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  • Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix with 120 expected
Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix with 120 expected

American Eagle's parent company explained the decision to temporarily halt service in a press release to U.S. today, saying the Bombardier CRJ aircraft used on some of American Eagles' shorter routes has a maximum operating temperature of 47 degrees Celcius.

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  • Officers in Seattle fatal shooting had crisis training
Officers in Seattle fatal shooting had crisis training

Family members of Charleena Lyles questioned Monday why police didn't use a Taser or other non-lethal options when they encountered the woman, who the officers knew had been struggling with mental health issues . She was released conditionally June 14. Per the audio recording of the incident, Lyles was heard telling the officers, "you ready?" ...

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  • Despite tweet, lawyer says President Trump not under investigation
Despite tweet, lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

Sekulow is responding on "Fox and Friends" to a statement that Trump's tweets can make it harder for others to do their job. Online betting sites such as Paddy Power Betfair and Ladbrokes had Hillary as the favorite but once again "The Donald" managed to pull off a surprising victory at the last minute to become the 45 President of the United ...

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  • Spicer hasn't talked Russian Federation meddling with Trump
Spicer hasn't talked Russian Federation meddling with Trump

Among the names, Laura Ingraham . "I'm not sure the press secretary thing is something I'm dying to do", Ingraham concluded while the Fox & Friends co-hosts buttered her up from their couch. Or, as Stelter put it, "it's a pain for TV networks and radio networks". Press secretary Sean Spicer on Tuesday is set to deliver the first daily press...

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  • Mechanic indicates Alexandria baseball gunman intended to return to Illinois after shooting
Mechanic indicates Alexandria baseball gunman intended to return to Illinois after shooting

Last week the nation experienced a terrifying attack where a lone gunman, James T. Hodgkinson , unloaded on several Republican congressmen and staffers during a practice for an upcoming baseball game. Capitol Police. "It's pure speculation what was in this guy's head", O'Connor said. Duncan said he spoke to Hodgkinson before the shooting. ...

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  • Paris Air Show 2017: Airbus Lands First Big Deal On Monday
Paris Air Show 2017: Airbus Lands First Big Deal On Monday

Boeing announced yesterday what it claims will be the most efficient jet yet in the highly competitive civil aviation market as it tries to claw back market share from rival Airbus. Qatar Airways signed a letter of intent for up to 60 narrowbody 737 MAX 8 jets, worth $6.9 billion at list prices, last year. Despite slower growth in some of the hot...

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  • Trump changes tune on House healthcare bill, calls it 'mean'
Trump changes tune on House healthcare bill, calls it 'mean'

Trump said at the time . Trump's characterizations could undercut attempts by Senate leaders to assuage conservatives who want restrictions in their chamber's bill, such as cutting the Medicaid health care program for the poor and limiting the services insurers must cover.

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  • Local radio club to participate in Amateur Radio
Local radio club to participate in Amateur Radio "Field Day"

Gregg said the event at Fort Randolph will have multiple ways of communication set up for folks to see firsthand. According to East River Amateur Radio Club Presi-dent Keith Jennings, Ham radio operators can literally throw a wire into a tree for an antenna, connect it to a battery powered transmitter and communicate half way around the world.

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  • Pence hires Watergate veteran as personal lawyer
Pence hires Watergate veteran as personal lawyer

Pence chose Richard Cullen , chairman of law firm McGuireWoods, a former United States federal prosecutor who has long ties to former FBI Director James Comey , who Trump fired on May 9. "It's tough to be Donald Trump's vice president, because Trump says flamboyant things and then if you're the vice president, you have to go on TV and defend th...

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  • After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching
After Georgia, Republicans celebrating, Dems searching

Republican Karen Handel won a hotly contested Georgia congressional race on Tuesday, CNN reported , fending off a Democratic challenge in a race that was widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump . There were real people standing for office: a political veteran seeking redemption, in the Republican Karen Handel , and a newco...

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  • Seattle officer in fatal shooting: 'I don't have a taser'
Seattle officer in fatal shooting: 'I don't have a taser'

Family members have questioned why police didn't use non-lethal options when they knew Lyles had been struggling with mental health issues. The officers will be placed on paid administrative leave during the investigation, the police department said in its statement .

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  • Dashcam video shows police officer firing 7 shots into Philando Castile's car
Dashcam video shows police officer firing 7 shots into Philando Castile's car

Anthony, Minn. Jeronimo Yanez's acquittal has raised serious concerns regarding the safety of black people. The shooting on July 6 a year ago gained widespread attention because Mr Castile's girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds, livestreamed its gruesome aftermath on Facebook .

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