• Governor Sam Brownback signs education funding bill
Governor Sam Brownback signs education funding bill

Conservatives also complained that it doesn't do enough to hold public schools accountable. The new law allows a permanent ban on concealed guns at state hospitals, other public hospitals, community mental health centers, publicly owned nursing homes and indigent clinics.

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  • Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP
Trump labeling House health care bill 'mean' frustrates GOP

Will the Senate bill maintain protections that allow people with cancer , diabetes, heart disease and other illnesses to not only purchase health insurance but also afford it? John Thune, R-S.D., who attended the meeting, said . Still, they'll be hard for the GOP to dodge as it prepares the AHCA for a Senate vote by July 4 . It's one of the fe...

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  • Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military
Trump to announce plan to stop cash flow to Cuban military

Asked why Cuba stands as one of the few examples of the White House seeking to punish human rights violations, a senior administration official said that "the president has made clear that he will look toward repressive regimes in this hemisphere".

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  • Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller: White House
Donald Trump has no intention of firing Robert Mueller: White House

Trump was "considering, perhaps, terminating the special counsel". As billowing rumors that Donald Trump was considering firing special counsel Robert Mueller engulfed Washington , temporarily overshadowing Tuesday's testimony at separate congressional hearings from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessio...

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  • Funeral set for prison guard killed in escape
Funeral set for prison guard killed in escape

The other prisoners on the bus Tuesday were taken to the Putnam County Sheriff's Office and put on another corrections department bus. Since their escape , there had been numerous reported sightings, and authorities had offered a reward for their capture.

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  • 'I am sickened,' Sanders says of shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign
'I am sickened,' Sanders says of shooter who 'apparently' volunteered on campaign

Sanders said, "Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms". He died of his injuries, according to President Donald Trump . Republicans and Democrats in Congress responded in unifying condemnation of the attack and the attacker himself. The leaders of both parties have made a de...

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  • Fugitive polygamous Mormon sect leader arrested in South Dakota
Fugitive polygamous Mormon sect leader arrested in South Dakota

Salt Lake City FBI Special Agent in Charge Eric Barnhart says public information led to the arrest.... Jeffs complied with officers when he was arrested near the small town of Yankton in the southeastern corner of South Dakota , Barnhart said.

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  • Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day
Search for escaped inmates expanding as it enters 3rd day

Authorities say the two escaped inmates wanted in the slayings of two Georgia prison guards were captured after a auto crash and foot chase in Tennessee. Both said their immediate focus is on finding the escaped inmates. And he praised the other inmates for aiding the initial search. "They are risky beyond description", Sills added.

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  • Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical'
Kirsten Powers shuts down Trump aide who called Kamala Harris 'hysterical'

Back when now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in the middle of the confirmation hearings in which he seemingly perjured himself about contacts with Russian officials, Sen . But that fortitude has apparently rankled some of her male colleagues across the aisle. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) nor Sen . But it is fair to say that black women of a certain...

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  • At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict
At impasse, Cosby jury goes back to work on verdict

If, after further deliberations, they still can not reach consensus, a hung jury will cause the judge to declare a mistrial . Bill Cosby leaves the Montgomery County Courthouse during his sexual assault trial, Thursday, June 15, 2017, in Norristown, Pa.

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  • Justice Department statement casts scrutiny on 'anonymous allegations'
Justice Department statement casts scrutiny on 'anonymous allegations'

Under Justice Department regulations created to ensure a measure of independence for the special counsel , Rosenstein may only fire Mueller for "good cause". In a February meeting, Comey said, Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before asking him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Fly...

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  • Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings
Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings

It was previously reported that investigators were looking into meetings Kushner had with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, as well as head of state-owned Russian bank Sergey Gorkov back in December of past year. As the Post noted, Kushner is just the latest associate of the president to be under scrutiny for questionable business dealings wi...

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  • Putin offers political asylum to Comey, likens him to Snowden
Putin offers political asylum to Comey, likens him to Snowden

Putin also likened Comey to Edward Snowden , a contractor who leaked thousands of secret documents from the National Security Agency and has been living in Russian Federation since being granted asylum in 2013. After mentioning how they were more alike than some people might think, he also added that he would give the former Federal Bureau of ...

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  • Lawmaker: House members raised security concerns before Scalise shooting
Lawmaker: House members raised security concerns before Scalise shooting

Ron DeSantis told media on Wednesday. "My prayers go out to Congressman Steve Scalise and his family, my Republican colleagues, staffers, and our Capitol police officers involved in this morning's shooting ", Jenkins said in a statement .

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  • Lyle Jeffs living out of car when caught
Lyle Jeffs living out of car when caught

Mr Jeffs was one of 11 senior FLDS figures arrested in February 2016 on suspicion of diverting funds from Utah's food aid programme. Jeffs escaped confinement on June 18, 2016, in Salt Lake City, where he was awaiting trial for an alleged multimillion-dollar food stamp fraud scheme.

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  • US Open 2017: Blimp crashes near to course at Erin Hills
US Open 2017: Blimp crashes near to course at Erin Hills

At the close of play, the Australian was ahead of just four players on the leaderboard, his worst performance in the opening round of a major since he made his debut at the 2010 Open Championship. Seven players were at 69, including Lee Westwood , who has always been in the conversation of best player never to win a major. Brian Harman, Tommy Fl...

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  • WaPo: Mueller Is Investigating Trump for Obstruction of Justice
WaPo: Mueller Is Investigating Trump for Obstruction of Justice

Mr Comey confirmed in his testimony to the Senate intelligence committee last week that Mr Trump was not personally under investigation for contacts with Russian Federation, despite an ongoing probe into links between his campaign team and the Kremlin.

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  • UPS gunman who killed 3 had filed overtime grievances
UPS gunman who killed 3 had filed overtime grievances

The San Francisco Medical Examiner identified the victims as Wayne Chan, 56, and Benson Louie, 50, of San Francisco , and Michael Lefiti, 46, of Hercules. She described the scene as chaotic. "He always greeted me when I saw him. To assist our employees during this time, UPS has made professional counseling available".

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  • Grenfell Tower fire: Theresa May orders full public inquiry
Grenfell Tower fire: Theresa May orders full public inquiry

Ms Cotton also said that the fire services suffered minor injuries as they tried to rescue those stuck in the fire. Dozens of people remain missing. Notably, redevelopment of the building included provisions for improvements to the "smoke/fire safety and ventilation works". Emergency services said it was too early to say what had caused the d...

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  • Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM
Wife of alleged Congressional shooter speaks - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

But the shooting , which left four wounded, may prove to be a test for Sanders' progressive movement "and a moment for liberals to figure out how to balance anger at Mr. Mrs. Hodgkinson says she was at work when she first heard the news. Sanders, 75, unsuccessfully sought the Democratic nomination against Hillary Clinton .

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