Author: 0 Ralph Northam wins nomination; GOP race too close to call

The victor in November will succeed incumbent Democratic Governor Terry McAuliffe , who is barred by term limits from running again. "Initial takeaways are that Northam performed strongly in the Urban Crescent- Northern Virginia , Richmond , and Hampton Roads-and that was all he had to do in the end", says Geoffrey Skelly of the University of Virginia Center for Politics.

Author: 0 Sen. Kamala Harris: Not backing down is in ex-prosecutor's DNA

Having said that, Kasie Hunt, what is the reaction on Capitol Hill? Still, Black women cheered her on. Those who know her also know she doesn't back down. The differences between what is expected and what is allowed between men and women, even on the national stage when the cameras are on them and there should be at least an attempt at equality is pathetic.

Author: 0 Hawaii urges US Supreme Court not to revive Trump's travel ban

They declined to look at the plaintiffs' claim that the travel ban violated the Establishment Clause. The high court is considering the administration's request and could act before the justices wind up their work at the end of June. The judges said the president had broad authority to set immigration policy, but it was "not unlimited". A provision of the Immigration and Nationality Act passed in 1952 gives the President the ability to exclude certain classes of foreigners if he makes a ...

National NY Anti-Islamic Law Rally, Counter-Protest Face Off
Author: 0 NY Anti-Islamic Law Rally, Counter-Protest Face Off

Cathy Camper, of Tacoma, Wash. wears a stars-and-stripes cowboy hat as she protests against Islamic law at a rally Saturday, June 10, 2017 , in Seattle , as counter-protesters demonstrate across the street. "Laws are amenable to change", Takim said. But the Southern Poverty Law Center , which tracks hate groups, calls it the largest American anti-Muslim group.

Author: 0 Video expected to be shown in Penn State pledge's death case

Members of Penn State University's now-shuttered Beta Theta Pi fraternity chapter are due in court Monday, June 12, 2017, for a hearing on charges related to the February 4, 2017, death of 19-year-old Tim Piazza, of Lebanon, N.J., after a night of heavy drinking.

National Feinstein believes Comey over Trump, Trump calls Comey very 'cowardly!'
Author: 0 Feinstein believes Comey over Trump, Trump calls Comey very 'cowardly!'

Sessions will testify to the Senate intelligence committee on Tuesday. "The Attorney General has requested that this hearing be public". Barring the emergence of evidence such as a surreptitious recording of the conversation - Trump tweeted that Comey had better hope there are no tapes - deciding which of the two men's accounts is factual may depend on which details most accurately reflect others' recollections.

National Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony
Author: 0 Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

Similarly, he did not answer whether Trump had expressed concern to Sessions about the attorney general's March decision to recuse himself from the Russian Federation investigation. Tom Cotton , R-Ark., when questioning Sessions on Tuesday, read an email from the Center about the brief reception at the event featuring about two dozen guests and a receiving line.

National Deputies find 600 pounds of meth disguised as candy
Author: 0 Deputies find 600 pounds of meth disguised as candy

When officers arrived on the scene they discovered a male and female removing the lollipops from the home, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said. Each lollipop could be sold from $20 to $40, depending on the size. Investigators estimate that the 600 pounds of meth lollipops seized from both the suspects' vehicle and inside the home is worth $1 million on the street.

Author: 0 Congressman Among Those Shot At Virginia Baseball Field

The shooting at a park in Alexandria , Va., rattled lawmakers in the Capitol on Wednesday. The popular annual face-off was scheduled for Thursday evening at Nationals Park across the Potomac River in Washington . You need to be Logged in to sign up for Express Login. He said the FBI has joined the investigation. "Suffice it to say I believe that our officers acted, I believe, heroically today".

National Catholic bishops welcome latest setback for Trump's travel ban
Author: 0 Catholic bishops welcome latest setback for Trump's travel ban

The Fourth Circuit cited religious discrimination and intolerance as the basis for the ruling and used the Establishment Clause against the executive order. The judicial trio argued that while the president does have "broad powers to control the entry of aliens, and to take actions to protect the American public", immigration "is not a one-person show" and, as a result, the president's authority is subject to restraints.

Author: 0 GOP baseball shooter is dead

Davis, a catcher, is on the team for his fifth year. He said he and other members of Congress fled the dugout as shots were fired, took shelter behind cars and then ran to a nearby apartment building to call police. "And then I realized it wasn't stopping, and so I ran and jumped in the dugout", he added, still wearing his baseball uniform nearly six hours after the incident.

Author: 0 Rules to help defrauded students clear loans being revised

Testifying before a House Appropriations subcommittee, DeVos refused to say whether she would pull federal funding from a state that allows schools to discriminate against LGBT students. It stipulates that student debt repayment from these programs can not exceed 8 percent of annual earnings or 20 percent of discretionary income, or else they risk losing eligibility for federal student aid programs.

National UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center
Author: 0 UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco center

They crossed the street and when they got to me, they said, 'Run, there is a shooter, ' so I started to run with them", she said. - San Francisco Police (@SFPD) June 14, 2017#SFPD contained the incident & building is secure. He said the four victims were taken to a hospital but didn't know their conditions. Police are advising the public to avoid the area. He declined to release any information on the number of causalities or say it was an active shooting incident.

Author: 0 Congressional Staffer Zachary Barth Shot During GOP Baseball Game, Says He's 'Okay'

Roger Williams . In a statement Wednesday, Williams said that at about 7 a.m. this morning, a gunman arrived at the practice and opened fire. A suspect has been detained in the incident but details are still limited. Capitol law enforcement, reports Fox News . Williams, who has been the coach of the GOP team since 2013, was not shot himself, the congressman's office said.

National NASA to create colorful fake clouds over New York
Author: 0 NASA to create colorful fake clouds over New York

NASA is set to launch a rocket that will create colorful artificial clouds over the U.S. East Coast to study part of the Earth's atmosphere. If you're on the East Coast, NASA says the clouds may be visible as far north as NY, as far south as North Carolina and as far inland as Charlottesville, Virginia.

Author: 0 Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

The claim came in response to reports, since confirmed, that Comey himself had kept detailed notes on those discussions in which, he alleges, Trump demanded a pledge of loyalty and pressed the then-FBI director to pull off on an investigation into Trump's former national security advisor Michael Flynn .

Author: 0 Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Others have argued that the Trump administration's uncertainty about whether to provide taxpayer subsidies to pay Obamacare premiums, along with new rule changes affecting the Affordable Care Act , have served to undermine Obama's signature legislative achievement .

National Officer Involved In Shooting At Hampton, NH Liquor Outlet
Author: 0 Officer Involved In Shooting At Hampton, NH Liquor Outlet

They say New Hampshire State Police issued a "BOLO", or "be on the lookout", for Jones around noon; he allegedly took his neighbor's 2002 Silver Ford Ranger pickup truck, was armed with a handgun, and pointed the gun at an individual. A Portsmouth resident is dead after an altercation with New Hampshire State Troopers outside a state liquor store in Hampton. An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday at the Chief Medical Examiner's office in Concord.

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