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by | May 27, 2017 | 07:50

Bill Cosby , center, with one of his attorneys Angela Agrusa, right, at the Allegheny County Courthouse, Wednesday, May 24, 2017 , in Pittsburgh . Lawyers on both sides said late Wednesday they were satisfied with the jury's makeup, given that it exceeds the 13 percent black population in Allegheny County, where the jurors were chosen.

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:29

A reporter from the Guardian accused the tech millionaire of slamming him to the ground and breaking his glasses in an altercation Wednesday afternoon at Gianforte's campaign headquarters in Bozeman. Steve Bullock by a narrow margin on the same day. Gianforte will take the House seat vacated when Trump named Ryan Zinke as secretary of the interior.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:55

Highs on Thursday , Friday and Saturday are expected in the mid to high 80s. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. What to know: Mostly cloudy before gradually becoming sunny Wednesday (May 24), according to a forecast from the National Weather Service .

by | May 27, 2017 | 06:22

An additional 2.9 million (7.5 percent) will fly and the remaining 1.75 million (4.5 percent) will travel by train, bus or ship. "The expected spike in Memorial Day travel mirrors the positive growth seen throughout the travel industry this year", said Vicky Evans, an assistant vice president with AAA - The Auto Club Group.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:58

The CBO projects that, by 2026, there will be 14 million fewer people with Medicaid coverage, 3 million fewer with employer-sponsored coverage, and 6 million fewer with individual market coverage. Senate Republicans have said they will write their own bill, which U.S. Sen. Their Obamacare repeal bill, they insist, would only allow insurers to jack up prices on sick people if those people haven't maintained continuous health coverage.

by | May 27, 2017 | 07:10

First, the plaintiff must prove that "race was the predominant factor motivating the legislature's decision to place a significant number of voters within or without a particular district". Justice Neil Gorsuch did not take part in the case. In regard to District 12, the state maintained the race played no role in the creation of the district.

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:45

Lucie is on the hunt for a man who ruined a little girl's birthday party last Sunday. Several birthday guests, all of them 2 or 3 years old, were jumping inside the bounce house when suddenly, the inflatable started to deflate. Police have identified the man but have not released his name. Police said they are still investigating. He could potentially be charged with trespassing.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:13

The altercation between Greg Gianforte - who is running for the state's only congressional seat in Thursday's special election - and journalist Ben Jacobs took place at a campaign event at Gianforte's headquarters in the city of Bozeman, Montana , The Guardian said .

by | May 27, 2017 | 05:02

Mercedes Fortune , a police spokeswoman. They believe this is an isolated incident. Police say a man who was armed with guns and ammunition when arrested at the Phoenix Comicon allegedly made threats to harm a performer at the event and posted online threats against police officers.

by | May 27, 2017 | 04:02

Gen. Massoud Jazayeri, refuted the comments by the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for urging a policy shift in Tehran's conduct during President Hassan Rouhani's second term. "The population in Iran is generally satisfied and even representatives of the team opposed to Rouhani have recognized the results of the election". "Who can claim that stability of the region can be restored without Iran?" he said.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:37

Flynn, a top adviser to candidate Trump before becoming national security adviser, was paid more than $33,000 in 2015 to speak at a Moscow gala where he was seated next to Russian President Vladimir Putin . Earlier this week, Flynn's lawyers said he would refuse separate Senate subpoenas for any records about his former business dealings with Russian Federation, citing his constitutional right to avoid self-incrimination .

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:52

According to CBS Minnesota, besides firefighters and paramedics, the Red Cross also rushed to the trailer park to give assistance to the injured and those whose homes had been destroyed by the tornado. In eastern Nebraska, winds damaged homes, farms and businesses and left thousands of people without electricity. First responders could hear people yelling for help when they arrived, the sheriff said, adding that at least one child was among the injured.

by | May 27, 2017 | 03:44

The FBI says it is taking a closer look at Jared Kushner in its investigation of alleged ties between President Donald Trump's associates and Russian officials during the 2016 election. Moscow has repeatedly denied the allegations and Trump denies any collusion with Russian Federation. Federal investigators are looking into meetings Kushner held in December with Russia's ambassador and a banker from Moscow , CBS News Anchor Scott Pelley reported on "CBS Evening News" on Thursday.

by | May 27, 2017 | 02:49

A northwest wind will pick up and become gusty for a while before diminishing at night. The week finishes off with rain, and a high of 73 as New Yorkers start to pack their bags on Friday . The overnight low is expected to be near 41. Sunday will be partly sunny with a risk of a few PM showers and storms. Thursday: A chance of showers.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:46

Jacobs called 911 and after a brief investigation, Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault . "I need to share something from my heart here, and I just ask you to bear with me. Gianforte must appear in court by June 7 on the misdemeanor charge, which carries a maximum penalty of six months in jail and a $500 fine. Gianforte's win didn't come as much of a surprise in a state that President Donald Trump won by 20 points in November - and many Democrats are already moving on.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:51

Thursday's election was a one-off exercise to replace former Rep. Ryan Zinke , who left Congress to become U.S. Secretary of the Interior. " Great win in Montana", President Donald Trump said Friday as he attended the G-7 summit in Italy.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:55

President Donald Trump has a four-point policy plan in place for dealing with North Korea that does not include a military option, a South Korean lawmaker is quoted as saying Thursday. While North Korea claimed in 2016 that it had successfully tested a warhead small enough to be mounted on a missile, this has not been verified. "The necessity of joint preventive measures against the disease between the South and the North has been continuously raised".

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:03

Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault after Ben Jacobs , a political correspondent for the USA edition of the Guardian newspaper, said the candidate "body-slammed" him during a campaign event in Bozeman. People at Gianforte's campaign headquarters referred all questions to spokesman Shane Scanlon, who was not there. "Vote. Against. Him. Vote for Rob Quist".

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:53

It appears the girl left home on her own. Police in Norton found a missing girl in a man's vehicle, and have detained the driver in order to question his intentions. According to the department, the girl was last seen wearing a long white jacket with a pink fur collar and pink pajama trousers. Other tweets from police said she may have been seen near Shaws supermarket and Route 123.

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:24

USA Today reported that "When Notre Dame announced that Pence would be the 2017 graduation speaker in March, the student organization WeStaNDFor began brainstorming ways to take a stand". When asked to respond to the reasons the students gave for protesting Mr. Pence , Mr. Lotter said, "I'm not going to get into their reasoning". He claimed Notre Dame was "a vanguard of freedom of expression and the free exchange of ideas at a time , sadly, when free speech and civility are waning ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:30

Later, speaking to reporters at the Turkish embassy, Erdogan underlined Turkey's concerns about the YPG, which Ankara regards as an extension of the Kurdistan Workers Party ( PKK ) militant group fighting a decades-old insurgency in southeast Turkey.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:18

Attorney for Utah Brett Tolman said in a statement . Mandatory minimum sentencing laws have been proven to be a prosecutorial tool that has and will continue to imprison a tremendous amount of addicted individuals that need treatment instead of incarceration.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:55

According to Caltrans , at 9:30pm on May 20, the landslide at Mud Creek - about 9 miles north of the county line - sent millions of cubic yards of earth onto the highway and into the ocean. Here's what lies in ruins: portions of Pacific Coast Highway buried under landslides, a disintegrated spillway and a cracked bridge. Kirk Gafill, president of the Big Sur Chamber of Commerce and owner of the historic Nepenthe Restaurant, said people who make a living in the area have to contend with ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:43

While the AHCA contains a few provisions meant to counterbalance this, such as high-risk pools , they're largely symbolic in nature and, according to the CBO , won't prevent the worst fears of repealing Obamacare from being realized. The 14 million people leaving Medicaid rolls would have to look for insurance on the individual insurance market. Savings for the able-bodied would rely on shunting those with high-cost medical needs into underfunded, government-run "high-risk pool" ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:26

That's according to a new estimate released Wednesday by the Congressional Budget Office . The good news is the Senate seems unlikely to follow the House's lead. Keeping former President Barack Obama's health care law is "completely unacceptable and totally unsustainable", the Senate's top Republican said Wednesday as the two parties braced for a Congressional Budget Office report on a House-passed bill overhauling that statute.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:25

Under the Texas measure, transgender students at public and charter schools would not be permitted to use the bathroom of their choice, but could be directed to separate, single-occupancy restrooms. And ahead of the House's vote on the property tax measure - which was set on the House calendar ahead of Patrick's special session ultimatum - Straus argued that the House had addressed the issue of offering taxpayers relief by focusing on a measure meant to reform the state's complex school ...

by | May 27, 2017 | 01:16

According to German media reports , Trump also condemned Germany for " very bad " trade policies in a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, signalling he might take steps to limit sales of German cars in the United States .

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:52

A race that was expected to be a test of President Donald Trump's political influence ahead of next year's USA congressional elections was jolted by the charge against Gianforte, a wealthy technology executive who had urged voters to send him to Congress to help Trump.

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:34

President Donald Trump shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Brussels . French diplomatic sources said Macron would press Trump on whether Washington will remain in the Paris climate deal, and urge him to respect multilateral procedures in trade negotiations instead of dealing individually with different European Union states.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:24

Two Republicans - Rep. Barry Ivey of Baton Rouge and Rep. John Schroder of Covington - and two independents - Rep. Joseph Marino of Gretna and Rep. Terry Brown of Colfax - also voted against the state construction funding bill, though that doesn't mean they are siding with the Democrats that blocked the measure.

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:16

Kushner is being investigated because of his meetings in December and other possible interactions with the Russian ambassador and a banker from Moscow , the Post reported , citing people familiar with the investigation. The FBI is investigating possible collusion between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation in connection with Moscow's alleged interference in the 2016 election, reports USA Today.

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:19

Images from SKY 11 support reports that shortly after noon the van was located near the intersection of 38th and Thomas Avenue with some of the prisoners still inside. Minneapolis police advised residents in the neighborhood near where the van was recovered to remain indoors and call 911 if they spot any suspicious activity in the area.

by | May 27, 2017 | 00:39

His Democratic rival Rob Quist has 43%. The incident is a last-minute curveball in Thursday's race, which was partly seen as a referendum on Donald Trump's presidency. Shaun Scott, a computer science professor at Carroll College in Helena, said the assault charge was barely a factor in his decision. Democrats , who hope to harness the energy of liberal voters outraged at Trump to take control of the House in next year's midterms, said that forcing Republicans to spend millions to ...

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:47

And it omits any proposal for negotiating prescription drug prices, a frequent Trump talking point. "It's a taxpayer-first budget , and that's how we approached it". "If I don't have my Q and B, I don't think I can afford my secondary", McAdams said. Coverage for children previously had not figured as a major issue for the administration, which separately is calling for paid parental leave.

by | May 26, 2017 | 23:38

He surprised Democrats by nabbing his party's nomination at its convention in March. Some voters told Montana Public Radio's Corin Cates-Carney and Nicky Ouellet that they were aghast at the events of the past 24 hours. The day before, his campaign told a very different story about what happened after Jacobs asked for Gianforte's reaction to the Congressional Budget Office's score of the American Health Care Act (AHCA).