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by | June 13, 2017 | 10:17

The 911 call was made by a friend of one of the daughters, Loeding said. A knife was used in the death of one woman, Loeding said, but for the other two, there is no visible sign of death. The girls' stepmother, Sonya Pifer , described her stepdaughters as "great kids" and "great students". "Let police work take its course", he said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 09:55

Later Monday morning, hundreds of people dropped off flowers, drawings and cards at a memorial near Pulse. The club opened Monday at 2 a.m. - the time of the attack - to relatives of the victims and survivors of the shooting for a private ceremony, when the names of the 49 people killed were read aloud.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:20

The second , projecting the accusations against Trump onto his political opponents: "The Democrats have no message, not on economics, not on taxes, not on jobs, not on failing #Obamacare ". Mark Warner of Virginia, the vice chairman of the panel, is among those concerned, a source says. In addition to the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russia's role in USA politics, special counsel Robert Mueller is leading an independent inquiry into Russia's meddling and potential ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:49

The appearance before the Senate intelligence committee comes one week after former FBI Director Comey cryptically told lawmakers the bureau had expected Sessions to recuse himself weeks before he did from an investigation into contacts between Trump campaign associates and Russian Federation during the 2016 election.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:50

CINCINNATI , Ohio President Donald Trump on Wednesday trumpeted plans for $1 trillion in US infrastructure spending as he struggles to gain momentum for his economic agenda amid growing attention on the probe into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian Federation.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:30

McMonagle apologized at one point for his "Irish-Italian" temper during his pyrotechnic closing argument. If both sides give their closing arguments without delay, jurors could start deliberating as early as Monday afternoon. Phone records showed she made no such call in January, he said, and instead show she only called Cosby's phone numbers in NY. Cosby has said the sexual encounter was consensual.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:19

This lawsuit , which was submitted by D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine , D, and Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh , D, was the first to centralize the fact that Trump still owns his private business . The high-profile lawsuit claims that Trump is in violation of Article I, Section 9, Clause 8 of the US Constitution, the so-called Emoluments Clause.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:56

He had told lawmakers at his January confirmation hearing that he had not met with Russians during the campaign. Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said Sessions requested that the committee hearing be public. Our billionaire president knows what to say or do when he's making a business deal or running a big business. He's " just having a little fun ", this person said of Trump's tape antics.

by | June 13, 2017 | 08:06

In a ruling later Monday, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals also faulted the travel ban and upheld a judge's ruling that blocked the temporary ban on refugees as well. Monday's unanimous ruling by a three-judge panel keeps in place the injunction on provisions of the executive order dealing with the travel ban and restrictions on the refugee program, but vacates the part of the injunction that prevented the government from moving ahead with internal reviews of visa vetting processes.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:28

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday to address matters former FBI Director James Comey brought up this week in testimony to the same panel.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:41

Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Monday said the Pentagon will put a plan for Afghanistan in front of President Trump "very soon". The flurry of appearances is the result of the Trump administration's delayed submission of a proposed overall federal budget of $1.1 trillion in late May and the push by Congress to come up with a fiscal 2018 defense budget on time.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:31

Thomas the Apostle of Detroit stated Monday in a Facebook post . She declined to give more details about the operations because they were ongoing. "Many who were picked up are not hardened criminals but for the last decades have been great citizens". Some are married to US citizens and have American-born children.

by | June 13, 2017 | 07:06

A second federal appeals court ruled Monday against President Trump's travel ban, upholding an injunction imposed by a lower court. The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday ruled against President Trump's so-called travel ban, delivering another blow to the administration as it waits for the Supreme Court to decide whether to intervene.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:35

Ted Cruz (R-Texas) told The Post on Monday that the Texas Republican wants Lynch to respond under oath to bipartisan concerns that she attempted to influence the Clinton probe - an explosive claim made by ousted FBI Director James Comey during his testimony last week.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:48

Mr Comey also said the president defamed him and the Federal Bureau of Investigation by claiming the agency was "poorly led", which Mr Comey called "lies, plain and simple". The leaks created a political firestorm over whether Trump pressured Comey to drop an investigation into contacts between Russian officials and Michael Flynn , who briefly served as Trump's national security advisor.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:45

High pressure to the south and east of CNY will keep us high and dry today with plenty of blue sky. Isolated rain chances are possible in far southeastern portions of Green Country for the afternoon. Highs will reach the low 90s. Readings begin in the 60s to near 70 degrees. It will not be as cool tonight as it has been the last few nights as temperatures overnight drop back into the upper 50s to around 60.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:01

The decision has major implications for the pharmaceutical industry because it will dictate how long brand-name makers of biologic drugs can keep near-copies, called biosimilars, off the market. In September 2015, Novartis generic subsidiary, Sandoz, began selling Zarxio , the first biosimilar drug to win USA regulatory approval. Writing for the court, Justice Clarence Thomas said that the decision was not based on policy arguments, but rather, the "plain language" of the biosimilar law ...

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:41

Terry McAuliffe , right, looks over a historical marker, along with his wife, Dorothy, center, and Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney, left, that was unveiled commemorating the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Arrested in July for violating Virginia's laws against interracial marriage, the Lovings were convicted and sentenced to one year in jail, suspended on the condition that they leave Virginia.

by | June 13, 2017 | 06:09

Today, Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke held a press briefing delivering an interim recommendation to adjust the boundaries of Bears Ears National Monument . It remains unclear how soon Congress might act to pass legislation to give the tribes authority to co-manage the area and whether such a bill would be paired with one changing the site's management plan.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:57

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Great president or greatest? "Never has there been a president, with few exceptions - case of FDR, he had a major depression to handle - who has passed more legislation and who has done more things than what we've done", Trump said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:00

Attorney-General Jeff Sessions told Congress Saturday (June 10) that he would testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday about issues related to Russia's interference in the 2016 election. When the two men were alone, the ex-FBI director said, Trump urged Comey to stop the investigation into fired national security advisor Michael Flynn.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:27

Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Trump replied: "100 percent". "I believe the - I take the president at his word, that I was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation", Comey testified while under oath.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:24

While Cosby opted not to testify , prosecutors were expected to remind jurors about the statements he made in his deposition. Cosby, who pleaded not guilty to three counts of aggravated indecent assault , faces jail time if convicted. Cosby's words, Andrea Constand's account of his actions, and the taped conversation with her mother were known to all before the trial. For the prosecution's closing statement, Steele argued that Cosby's own statements showed his guilt.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:59

A group called ACT for America organised anti-Sharia rallies in about two dozen cities and 20 states this weekend to protest what they claimed were "traditional Muslim practices, such as oppression of women, honour killings, homophobic violence, female genital mutilation and other abuses".

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:33

Carraway says that Jacee asked to be in the birth room a few years ago when they had her younger brother, Zadyn, but she was too young at the time, WDBD reported. Photos of Jacee delivering her baby brother have since gone insanely viral online. The friend of the family , Nikki Smith , shared his photos on Facebook and was shared over 170,000 times.

by | June 13, 2017 | 05:31

While Comey confirmed a lot of what Trump had claimed about their interactions, Trump said other parts of Comey's testimony "just weren't true". "At the time , did you say anything to the president about ― that is not an appropriate request, or did you tell the White House counsel, that is not an appropriate request, someone needs to go tell the president that he can't do these things?" "I hardly know the man", Trump said.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:53

Sessions is scheduled to testify on Capitol Hill Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 EST. "In light of reports regarding Mr. 0Comey's recent testimony ... it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions wrote in a letter to the joint appropriation subcommittee.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:46

Likewise, Democrats are united in their opposition to Republican replacement plans that will cut coverage. Senate Republicans, in short, are in lockstep with their House colleagues when it comes to stripping health care from millions of people.

by | June 13, 2017 | 04:16

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders delivers a speech at a campaign event in Chicago , Illinois, September 28, 2015. " Trump campaigned as a supporter of the working class, but within hours of assuming office he put the president of Goldman Sachs in as his chef economic adviser ", Sanders said .

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:44

He returns to begin the tests. Tiger was arrested on Monday morning in Jupiter Florida for suspicion of driving under the influence. When asked whether he had been taking medications, he says yes and the officer asks which ones. "Where are you headed to?" "You know we're in Jupiter?" the officer responds. "I am following the light", Woods replied, jabbing his finger awkwardly at it.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:11

Trump also wrote that the Justice Department "should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court - & seek much tougher version!" The president's tweets Monday - which affirmed his belief that "what we need" is "a TRAVEL BAN" - do not ethically constrain the Justice Department from continuing to argue for executive branch discretion to set immigration policy.

by | June 13, 2017 | 03:29

At this rate, the prospects of passage in the upper chamber appear slim at best. Senate Republicans have also been mulling options to more slowly roll back the expansion of Medicaid that most states accepted under Obamacare, and they are also openly talking about keeping numerous taxes the law imposed.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:23

Owned by massive British beverage company Diageo , the Smirnoff Vodka company was founded in Moscow by Pyotr Arsenievich Smirnov, but the family fled Russian Federation during the October Revolution in 1917. Bettina Hatami tweeted, "Smirnoff trolling Trump!" While investigators continue to dig deeper into the campaign's connections and conversations with Russian officials, both before and after the election, The President continues to deny any such collusion by himself or those working for him.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:17

Here are 10 quick facts related to the Pulse nightclub shooting . Florida and national lawmakers have come out in support of Orlando and the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting, which took place exactly one year ago Monday. Including Pulse victims, murders of LGBT people rose 217 percent in 2016. Some members of the city's gay community say they have been afraid to return to bars and clubs.

by | June 13, 2017 | 02:58

Sunday night people marched down Cedar Springs Road in Dallas for equality and to remember those lost in the Pulse nightclub shooting one year ago. Family, friends and survivors gathered outside Pulse nightclub in Orlando on Monday, marking one year after 49 people were killed in the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history.