• Tropical Storm Cindy grows closer
Tropical Storm Cindy grows closer

The storm was headed northwest at 10 miles per hour. Heavy rain could produce life-threatening flash flooding across the coast. When driving, remember, "Turn around, don't drown". That will bring at least six to nine inches of rain from southeastern Louisiana to the Florida panhandle. This Temblor map shows the FEMA flood map for Mobile, Alabam...

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  • Cosby Jury Goes Over Accuser's Testimony During Deliberations
Cosby Jury Goes Over Accuser's Testimony During Deliberations

Jurors appeared exhausted and spent when they chose to call it quits late Tuesday after about 16 hours of deliberations. Most of the jurors looked tired when the judge agreed to send them back to their hotel late Tuesday night. Outside the court, Ms Constand's lawyers blasted the Cosby team for releasing a statement from a woman who had bee...

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  • 'Morning Joe' Warns Democrats: 'Marching in the Streets Does Not Win Elections'
'Morning Joe' Warns Democrats: 'Marching in the Streets Does Not Win Elections'

Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff lost the Georgia special election Tuesday despite the fact that his campaign received unprecedented funding from the deeply liberal state of California. It was Handel's most explicit praise of a president whose tenuous standing put this previously safe Republican district in peril in the first place.

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  • False alarm: USGS staffer accidentally sends 6.8 quake alert
False alarm: USGS staffer accidentally sends 6.8 quake alert

Flash-forward nearly 92 years and a quake with the same magnitude and with the same epicenter was reported by the U.S. Geological Survey ( USGS ) on Wednesday. The newspaper sent out a robotic story that it quickly had to retract. The false alarm came from the US Geological Survey, which sent out an email to newsrooms saying that a magnitude 6....

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  • United States student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' -father
United States student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' -father

He noted that the North Koreans had refused to let Swedish officials - the United States' diplomatic intermediaries in that country - visit or contact Otto for more than a year. But we're tremendously proud of him. Warmbier's father, Fred Warmbier, also talked about his son's medical condition after his release Tuesday from the totalitarian n...

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  • Schumer Tells 'Mitch': Come To All-Senators Meeting To Discuss Health Bill
Schumer Tells 'Mitch': Come To All-Senators Meeting To Discuss Health Bill

Senate Major Leader Mitch McConnell has defending the process behind the Senate bill, with The New York Times quoting him as saying "Look, we've been dealing with this issue for seven years". It would slow a phase-out of income taxes to 5 percent annual reductions, with cuts after the first year occurring only if overall revenue growth from s...

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  • Wisconsin Assembly passes bill that would limit recounts
Wisconsin Assembly passes bill that would limit recounts

Had the bill authored by Sen. The proposal would also tighten the deadline to request a recount. The Wisconsin Election Commission refunded the Stein campaign $1.5 million for the recount after she raised more than $3.5 million to pay for it.

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  • AHRQ: Opioid-related hospitalizations, ER visit rates soar
AHRQ: Opioid-related hospitalizations, ER visit rates soar

Opioid prescriptions decreased by almost 17% between 2012 and 2016, and more than 118,000 physicians completed courses on opioid prescribing, pain management, addiction and related areas in 2015 and 2016, according to the American Medical Association's opioid task force progress report for this year .

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  • $40K violin found at train station by Boston transit police
$40K violin found at train station by Boston transit police

Mere hours after posting the woman's photos and soliciting the public's help in identifying the woman who is seen holding the violin case, authorities said they located the woman, according to a MBTA Transit Police tweet, which also thanked the transit community for their help in tracking her down.

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  • Heat wave hits Arizona, California on 1st day of summer
Heat wave hits Arizona, California on 1st day of summer

Back in 1990, the temperature got up to 122 degrees in Phoenix . NWS is already tracking Tuesday's temperature against the three hottest days on record. The forecast calls for 119 degrees in Phoenix , where some flights have been cancelled because certain planes can't take off in extreme heat. The reason it can get so hot in the Southwest i...

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  • Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial
Cosby sexual assault case ends in mistrial

Defense attorneys had pushed to select a jury from another county because of intense pretrial publicity in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania , where District Attorney Kevin Steele, during his 2015 election campaign, had been critical of one of his predecessors for not prosecuting Cosby.

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  • New Trump Policy on Havana Regretful - Moscow
New Trump Policy on Havana Regretful - Moscow

Trump's hostile language toward the Castro government and his literal onstage embrace of Cuban-American exiles and Cuban dissidents has unmasked the United States' true intentions toward Cuba and made it easier for the government to instill unity across Cuban society, pro-government figures said Saturday.

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  • Speaker Ryan Guarantees Tax Reform Will Get Done In 2017
Speaker Ryan Guarantees Tax Reform Will Get Done In 2017

Ryan will not delve into details about tax reform provisions on Tuesday but will describe major provisions of any major legislation including a "territorial" system that would no longer tax the foreign profits over USA corporations. Republicans are planning to pass a tax package under a procedure in which they need only a simple majority in the Sen...

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  • Long stretch of Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Cindy
Long stretch of Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm Cindy

The latest forecast track of Cindy brings the storm right across the ArkLaTex as a tropical depression late Thursday . The center of the storm is expected to make landfall late Wednesday night or early Thursday morning near the Louisiana and Texas border.

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  • Dashcam video from police-involved shooting of Philando Castile released
Dashcam video from police-involved shooting of Philando Castile released

The squad-car video shows Yanez approaching Castile's auto and asking for a driver's license and proof of insurance. Castile responded, saying he had a firearm with him but did not intend to use it. Documents released Tuesday also revealed that Yanez couldn't provide investigators with a detailed description of the driver of the vehicle ...

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  • Trump Signs Executive Order on Apprenticeships
Trump Signs Executive Order on Apprenticeships

Scott Walker (R-Wisconsin) in a whirlwind trip to Wisconsin Tuesday. In one sense, Americans need to look at apprenticeships as a great option for students who want to make more money and develop a unique skill - a skill far more valuable than the lessons many college students have acquired in their art history and political science classes.

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  • Family declines autopsy for US student released by North Korea
Family declines autopsy for US student released by North Korea

Following the report that Warmbier had died after falling into a coma , #Donald Trump chose to speak out, doing so yet again on #social media. Seated next to the president of Ukraine, Petro Poroshenko, Trump said Warmbier "should have been brought home a long time ago".

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  • Muslim teen attacked near mosque to be mourned
Muslim teen attacked near mosque to be mourned

The Fairfax County Police Chief Edwin C. Roessler Jr. met with leaders from the ADAMS Center on Tuesday. Officials said the group had stopped at a McDonald's between Ramadan prayers. and took him into custody. "We were overwhelmed by calls, by emails, by visits by the interfaith communities". Hassanen's lifeless body was later found in a ...

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  • Maryland, DC attorneys general file lawsuit against Trump
Maryland, DC attorneys general file lawsuit against Trump

However, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) and DC Attorney General Karl A. Racine (D) believe the president broke several promises to separate his duties to the public and private business interests. But there's another angle to what the attorneys general may hope to accomplish with the latest lawsuit. A suit similar to the...

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  • Opposition to AHCA Has Doubled Among GOP Voters Since April
Opposition to AHCA Has Doubled Among GOP Voters Since April

Paul doesn't believe McConnell will have the votes to pass the measure and will have to re-negotiate it. US senators from both sides of the aisle have lambasted Republicans for conducting secret meetings while crafting their version of the American Healthcare Act, the GOP's attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare and hand President Donald Trump ...

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