by | May 19, 2017 | 04:36

In the aerial footage of the damage, it's hard to tell where structures once stood. The National Weather Service reported 20 tornadoes in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska and Wisconsin on Tuesday. "Large hail, tornadoes and wind damage also will be possible outside of these areas across parts of the southern and central Plains". The Red Cross and Salvation Army are assisting those who lost their homes.

by | May 19, 2017 | 05:08

Police said Crutcher failed to obey commands, and Shelby testified she thought Crutcher was reaching for something in his SUV. Prosecutors have said Shelby overreacted because Crutcher wasn't being combative and had his hands raised high.

by | May 19, 2017 | 04:42

The Texas bill was passed by the Senate, and is bound for the House. Today, they easily concurred with the House's changes to the bill. But Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said the settlement will not and can not affect El Paso's compliance with the law.

by | May 19, 2017 | 03:21

Some LGBT advocates have said that language will empower Sessions to find ways to discriminate against LGBT people, such as allowing workers at federal agencies to refuse to process paperwork for same-sex couples in the name of "religious freedom".

by | May 19, 2017 | 01:23

The President had previously blasted Hillary Clinton as "crooked" after then-FBI Director James Comey said in a July 5 press conference that they were "extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information". This afternoon, Fox News anchor Shep Smith highlighted Trump's hypocrisy on this issue while noting that the situation the president finds himself in today is much more serious.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:50

The petition was sponsored by 26-year-old Rebecca Trevino, 2017 graduate in social work from San Antonio. White House officials told the AP Trump is considering almost a dozen candidates to replace Comey, including Texas Sen. Tribune Washington Bureau Chief Abby Livingston contributed to this report . Multiple US media outlets on Wednesday reported that Comey last week asked the Justice Department for a major increase resources for the FBI investigation into alleged Russian ...

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:33

The latest Public Policy Polling survey found that almost half (48%) of Americans supported impeachment proceedings for Trump, while just 41% said they would not support them. "He was using his power to do that, and when James Comey didn't go along with him, when he wasn't his boy, he fired him, which I think is also relevant to the question of what he was trying to do", Gergen said.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:33

Press coverage had caused Trump to try to recast the Comey firing, but as he undoubtedly knows now, he was too candid, he claimed he did it with the intent to obstruct the Russian Federation investigation. We call on right-minded members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives and concerned people across the nation to stand up and say American democracy is not for sale.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:09

He and other Democrats said Comey must testify before lawmakers about his conversations with the president. Speaking to The Times of Israel , Shabtai Shavit, who ran Israel's Mossad spy agency in the 1990s, said that if he were in charge today, Trump's actions last week would make him disinclined to cooperate with America.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:13

The national Click it or Ticket seat belt enforcement mobilization kicked off on Monday, May 22, and local police will join the campaign aimed at saving lives by cracking down on those who don't buckle up, along with distracted drivers and those driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:37

In a statement last week - her first public comments since Obama wiped away her remaining sentence - Manning thanked him and said letters of support from veterans and fellow transgender people inspired her "to work toward making life better for others ".

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:29

Boak was wanted on a misdemeanor narcotics charge in Fairfax County, Arlington police spokeswoman Ashley Savage said. When he exited I-395 at Glebe Road, Boak met heavy traffic and the officers again attempted to conduct a traffic stop. The officers approached the vehicle on foot, and Boak ignored their verbal commands, put the vehicle in drive and struck an officer, pinning him against another vehicle, Savage said.

by | May 19, 2017 | 00:07

Amash, a member of the hard-line conservative House Freedom Caucus and chairman of the Liberty Caucus, has been calling for an independent commission to investigate the Trump administration's alleged ties to Russian Federation. Never ever, ever give up. The following day, The New York Times reported , Trump asked Vice President Pence and Attorney General Jeff Sessions to leave a national security meeting so Trump could speak with Comey alone.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:09

Jake Sunderland with the Oregon Consumer Department said his agency will take requests from health insurance providers and conduct a rigorous review before approving any increases. Roger Sevigny, commissioner of the department of insurance, said that while the state's marketplace is "relatively healthy", "there is significant uncertainty now about what the market environment is going to be in 2018 and beyond, including whether cost-sharing reductions will be fully funded by the federal ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:20

But Trump, in an interview aired by NBC on May 11, restated his earlier comments that Comey had assured him three times that he was not under investigation. The White House also shifted its stance on whether Comey's termination had anything to do with the Russian Federation investigation, at first saying it was not linked.

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:33

Haren Stutman said eyewitnesses told investigators that Murphy, 22, was traveling on Buschs Frontage Road around 1:30 p.m. when she entered Route 50 traveling in the wrong direction with a 11-month-old child in the auto. The infant was a passenger in Murphy's vehicle. He was the sole occupant, driving a silver 2016 Mercedes SUV. At that point, the driver lost control of the vehicle.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:02

A statue of Confederate Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard on horseback is at the main entrance to New Orleans City Park. Workers have removed the statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in New Orleans , the second of four Confederate monuments slated for removal .

by | May 18, 2017 | 23:28

There's a whole row where there should be trailers but there's nothing but debris. Bynum, 48, said he was doing what many people do when the weather picks up: watching it in his yard. The National Weather Service said spotters reported a tornado four miles northwest of Chetek at 5:35 p.m., and another five miles west-southwest of Weyerhaeuser at 6:15 p.m.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:47

The council voted to remove the four monuments in 2015 at the urging of Mayor Mitch Landrieu - part of a national response after nine black parishioners were shot to death by an avowed racist at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, earlier that year.

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:32

Several people close to the president say his reliance on a small cadre of advisers as he mulled firing Comey reflects his broader distrust of many of his own staffers. "And I've talked to the president, the president has nothing further to add". "The current FBI Director is an articulate and persuasive speaker about leadership and the immutable principles of the Department of Justice".

by | May 18, 2017 | 22:35

While the goal of National Police Week is to pay tribute to fallen officers, it is also a time to highlight the physical and emotional struggles faced by today's officers and their families. Officers even showed off their skills at Autozone Park by providing a K9 demonstration and using the police helicopter to deliver the game ball on Monday.

by | May 18, 2017 | 21:29

The report also claimed that the auto giant has no plans to slash to its hourly workforce or its production. Ford refused to talk about any task cuts however stated it stays focused on its core methods to " drive profitable growth ". amid a slowing US auto market. Ford did not confirm the report. Ford also plans to have self-driving cars on the streets by 2021. The automaker is under intensifying pressure from shareholders to improve its profits and boost its lagging stock price.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:59

The dismissal of Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey continues to make headlines. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer said he was shaken by the report in the NYT . After four months in office, President Donald Trump has become distrustful of some of his White House staff, heavily reliant on a handful of family members and longtime aides, and furious that the White House's attempts to quell the firestorm over the FBI and congressional Russian Federation investigations ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:29

Lima-Marin came to the a toddler with his parents from Cuba during the massive 1980 Mariel boatlift , when he was about 2 years old. According to The Denver Post , Lima-Marin worked through a series of low-wage jobs before becoming a glazier.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:51

Comey had already been invited to testify before the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday about his firing a week ago, but he declined the invitation. "I have long believed that a President can fire an FBI Director for any reason, or for no reason at all", Comey told former colleagues in a letter he delivered.

by | May 18, 2017 | 19:41

The process began before 9 p.m. Tuesday. " Today, we take another step in defining our city not by our past, but by our bright future ", said Mayor Mitch Landrieu in a statement . It's the third of four Confederate monuments that are slated to come down, despite the Louisiana House of Representatives advancing legislation that would require a local vote before war monuments can be removed, the station reports.

by | May 18, 2017 | 18:04

Paul area, according to meterologist Mike Griesinger of the National Weather Service in Chanhassen, Minn. Fire Chaplain Danny Ringer told reporters at the scene late Tuesday that one person was known dead from the twister, although details were lacking.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:28

If so, what's been said? The intelligence was originally gathered by Israel, the New York Times said, and pertained to an Islamic State plot to hide bombs in laptops to blow up civilian aircraft. And even if it did, they said, Comey would come out for the better. Having finally obtained control of the House, Senate and the White House, Republicans have ambitious goals for rewriting the nation's health care law and tax code.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:41

Bernie Sanders in a town hall at CNN on Tuesday to debate each other on health care, economics and education. It's crucial to find out "exactly what happened" about everything from Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election to the Trump administration's ties to the Kremlin, he added.

by | May 18, 2017 | 17:07

Next, the bill will be headed to the Louisiana state senate, which will considering passing it on to the governor's desk ― the GOP now controls the Senate by nine votes. The Democratic governor wouldn't say during a news conference whether he would veto Republican Rep. Thomas Carmody's proposal if it reaches his desk.

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:43

If Wednesday was a test for the head of the Department of Education among historically black colleges and universities, it proved DeVos has much work ahead of her. "She fought for one singular goal ... access to a quality education they were unjustly denied". DeVos and hundreds of graduates arriving at the Ocean Center in Daytona Beach, Florida, on Wednesday were met by dozens of protesters outside and demonstrations permeated inside as well.

by | May 18, 2017 | 16:11

Shelby testified that she shot 40-year-old Terence Crutcher out of fear because she said he didn't obey commands to lie on the ground and appeared to reach inside his SUV for what she thought was a gun. "We've had to stop". Ms Shelby looked stone-faced when the verdict was read, but Mr Crutcher's family was quickly ushered out of the courtroom. Assistant District Attorney Kevin Gray argued that even if Shelby followed her police training, which taught her that "action beats reaction", it ...

by | May 18, 2017 | 15:14

As for the memo: Which of the two, Comey or Trump, have had serious past issues with the truth? "We need answers, and fast", said U.S. Rep. Mike Bishop, R-Rochester. Elijah Cummings, top Democrat on a key House oversight panel, countered that Mr Ryan and the Republicans had shown "zero, zero, zero appetite for any investigation of President Trump ".

by | May 18, 2017 | 14:17

What Trump did was violate the trust with a US partner by sharing it with Russian Federation without their permission and possibly, just possibly, jeopardizing the source itself, who may/may not be inside of Islamic State. No media were allowed into the meeting except a Russian state photographer, and the White House was apparently tricked into him letting him in. "It was reinforced, yet again, when President Trump and I met on the Intrepid in NY just a few days ago".

by | May 18, 2017 | 13:40

The move marks a concession by the Trump administration to Democratic demands for the investigation to be run independently of the Justice Department. Republican House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte said he was confident Mueller "will conduct a thorough and fair investigation". Special counsel is different from an independent counsel , the role in which Ken Starr investigated Bill Clinton throughout the 1990s.