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Mother left kids in hot auto, then smoked pot and slept

Mother left kids in hot auto, then smoked pot and slept

Police on Friday arrested Cynthia Marie Randolph on two felony counts of first-degree injury to a child causing serious bodily injury, CBS DFW reports . After about 20 to 30 minutes passed, Randolph said she realized she had not heard the children and noticed they were gone. KTLA 5 reported that, Captain Mark Arnett, an officer with the Parker County Sheriff's Office said the daughter and son of the Texas mom were playing in their house when they seemingly "disappeared". Read More

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Why Democrats can't quit Nancy Pelosi

Why Democrats can't quit Nancy Pelosi

Nor have they identified a challenger. Democratic Rep. Kathleen Rice from NY told CNN that it's time for the Democrats to let her and the entire Democratic leadership team go. Well, it appears that Pelosi and her team are fighting back. "When it comes to personal ambition and having fun on TV, have your fun", Pelosi said. Read More

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Trump confirms he is being investigated over Comey firing

Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence's office confirmed yesterday that he has retained Richard Cullen, a former USA attorney and the former Virginia attorney general, in response to the investigation. Obstruction of justice is an impeachable offense. "With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign and the Obama administration, there was never a special counsel appointed", Trump had tweeted. Read More

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Family reacts angrily to Milwaukee ex-cop's acquittal

The auto had out of state plates and officers suspected people inside were selling drugs. Heaggan-Brown fatally shot Sylville Smith after Smith fled from a traffic stop with a gun last November. Smith was on the ground when he received the fatal shot. MCEVERS: How is the victim's family reacting today to this verdict? Members of Smith's family cried in court as the verdict was read. Read More

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GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

Democrats drafted it and passed it without help or input from Republicans , and although President Barack Obama and his team meant well, Americans blamed them every time a shortcoming or flaw was exposed in the health care law. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , defending the closed-door sessions, has said all Senate Republicans have had a chance to participate in meetings on the bill, and that Democrats are not interested in overhauling Obamacare. Read More

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Rep. Moulton calls for new Democratic leadership

Forget yesterday's news. Get what you need today in this early-morning email. Greg Valliere, the chief strategist at Horizon Investments, said , however, there is little to read from the Georgia election. The Georgia special election was the most expensive congressional race in us history. - "Ralph Norman ran a fantastic race to win in the Great State of South Carolina's 5th District". Read More

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2 dead in Chicago Skyway shooting identified

2 dead in Chicago Skyway shooting identified

The man then jumped out after the woman did and shot her, according to the Chicago Tribune . The vehicle eventually crashed into a wall near the toll plaza. Guglielmi said investigators believe that the two were married but they were continuing to try to verify their identities. The auto crashed into a wall on the Skyway and a police officer arrived at the scene to find the man running back toward the vehicle. Read More

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Trump admin amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive

Trump admin amends travel ban date to keep legal battle alive

The ruling by a three-judge bench of the US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit was against the revised travel ban . President Donald Trump amended his embattled travel ban to address arguments being made at the U.S. Press secretary Sean Spicer dismissed the ruling, and said the White House remained confident it would be vindicated by the Supreme Court. The circuit court also held that Trump failed in the executive order to "reveal any threat or harm to warrant suspension of ... Read More

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US lawmaker Scalise improving after baseball field shooting

Scalise, the No. 3 House Republican, arrived at the hospital via helicopter in shock, with intense internal bleeding and "an imminent risk of death", Sava said. Hodgkinson posted content favorable to Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on his social media accounts and signed a Change.org petition for the removal of Trump and Vice President Mike Pence. Read More

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Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

The FBI is still investigating the case and is looking through Hodgkinson's belongings, including his cellphone, computer and camera. She did not want to discuss her husband's politics. His Facebook page shows he was a fan of Vermont Sen. Sanders acknowledged Wednesday that Hodgkinson had apparently been among many volunteers on his 2016 campaign. Read More

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Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting

Portraits emerge of officers hailed as heroes at shooting

Special Agent Crystal Griner and Rep. Steve Scalise remain hospitalized. "They ran right into the fire". Meanwhile, Vice President Mike Pence also praised Griner and Bailey in a June 16 speech he made in Miami. "She was intense, very tenacious", Scott Robinson said. Bailey was treated and released after sustaining a minor wound. President Trump and First Lady Melania visited the hospital where two officers are recovering from injuries they received after they were shot while protecting ... Read More

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Injured officer throws out 1st pitch at Congressional baseball game

This year, the charities are the "Boys & Girls Club of Greater Washington , Washington Literacy Center, the Washington Nationals Dream Foundation and, after Wednesday's shooting , the Capitol Police Memorial Fund". Another attendee, Dana Moore, said, "I'm tried of seeing all the division and everything". The Democrats won the game, 11-2, behind pitcher Cedric Richmond, a close friend of Scalise's from Louisiana . Read More

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Staff Member of US Rep. Roger Williams Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice

Zack Barth , the University of Texas at Austin graduate and Texas representative's staffer who was shot at Wednesday morning's congressional baseball practice, is okay, according to Texas Rep. Trent Kelly, R-Mississippi, and Rep. Ron DeSantis, R-Florida, and "little did I know the perpetrator was probably 20 yards from me". "This is America the greatest country in the world, if you punch us we will punch back and we're going to play baseball tomorrow". Read More

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Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

CNN previously reported that congressional investigators are examining whether Sessions had an additional private meeting with the Russian ambassador in April 2016 at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington. Feinstein said she was especially concerned after National Intelligence Director Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Michael Rogers refused to answer questions from the intelligence committee about possible undue influence by Trump. Read More

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Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

Democrats on the Senate Intelligence Committee are not happy - other Democrats, too. Briefing congressional appropriators on the Justice Department's budget is a critical part of the attorney general's job. Russian Federation has denied interfering in the US election. Comey has said Sessions did not respond when he complained he didn't "want to get time alone with the president again". Read More

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public on Tuesday

But the committee put out a statement Monday saying the hearing is now set to begin at 2:30 p.m. ET on Tuesday in open session. He did not say whether he would appear in open or closed session. Comey later told Sessions he didn't want to be alone with the president. Schumer invited Trump to testify under oath before the Senate. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director hinted in the committee's closed session that there may have been a third, unreported meeting between Sessions ... Read More

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US Intelligence Chiefs Push for Permanent OK to Eavesdrop on Foreign Communications

Section 702, which allows the government to intercept the communications of foreign intelligence targets, is set to expire on December 31 unless it is reauthorized by Congress. "Senator Tom Cotton, Republican of Arkansas, proposed a bill to permanently reauthorize Section 702 without modification". The identities of those Americans are normally masked, or redacted, however, before the intelligence reports are disseminated to anyone outside of the National Security Agency. Read More

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'March Against Sharia' Planned Across The US

'March Against Sharia' Planned Across The US

The marches set up the potential for more public clashes between far-right activists and their far-left opposition, similar to recent violent encounters between the political extremes in Berkeley, Calif. CNY Solidarity Coalition rejects the mischaracterization of Sharia, and demonization of our Muslim neighbors by ACT for America and allied groups. Read More

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Powerball jackpot rises to $435 million

Powerball jackpot rises to $435 million

The highest Powerball drawing was $1.6 billion in January 2016. And 2004, an anonymous ticket holder won a almost $215 million Powerball jackpot. Winners have 180 days from the applicable drawing to claim their prize. The Powerball lottery is played in 44 states and the District, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands. How Many Numbers do you Need to Win on Powerball? The odds of winning the jackpot with a $2 ticket are 1 in 292,201,338. Read More

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Florida mom investigated for purposely letting snake bite daughter

Florida mom investigated for purposely letting snake bite daughter

The station reports the Highlands County Sheriff's Office is investigating. The woman, who was not identified because she has not been charged, says people are simply "too sensitive" about the issue. She reportedly found the snake in the driveway of her family's home. The infant screams as her mother laughs and turns the video off. "My intent was never to hurt her", the woman tells CNN affiliate WFTS . Read More

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'March for Truth' protesters demand independent investigation into Trump's possible Russian Federation ties

'March for Truth' protesters demand independent investigation into Trump's possible Russian Federation ties

The demonstrators are calling for an independent investigation into President Donald Trump and his administration's possible ties to Russian Federation, and for the beefing up of the current investigation into the alleged connections. "The Rosenstein memo was phony, we want testimony from Comey!" the protestors chanted, criticizing Trump's decision to fire the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation after receiving a recommendation from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Read More

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Former Penn State president gets jail time for failing to report Sandusky

Curley received the harshest sentence with three months in jail and four under house arrest. Three ex-Penn State officials are getting jail time for failing to report now-convicted sexual predator Jerry Sandusky to authorities. Paterno, who like the other administrators failed to alert authorities to the 2001 complaint, was never charged with a crime. Prosecutors Laura Ditka and Patrick Schulte were seeking up to a year in jail for Spanier, arguing he was the one who ultimately decided not ... Read More

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Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

Texas 'bathroom bill' fading as legislative session wraps up

With the signing of the bill, Lyft and Uber will resume operations in Austin. Texas' legislative session is winding down with a "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people all but dead and negotiations to salvage it at a standstill. Van Taylor said the House "created the crisis you see in front of you today", and argued that while the House's proposed fix on the pending sunset legislation would continue five agencies at risk of closing, it would not extend chapters of state code, Taylor said. Read More

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Has Memorial Day lost its meaning?

But they, too, cringe when they hear: "Happy Memorial Day ". At noon, it is then raised to full-staff for the remainder of the day. We remember the men and women who left their families behind, who placed country over self, who truly are American heroes. Read More

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