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by | June 28, 2017 | 02:24

Tuesday. - Emergency crews are responding to the 125th St. Subway Station near St. Nicholas Avenue in upper Manhattan following reports of a subway vehicle derailment at or near the station. It opened in 2009, replacing an outmoded station that had room for only the first half of a 10-car subway train. Emergency crews shut off track power after derailments to prevent evacuees from being electrocuted.

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:33

Infuriated after a pregnant black woman was shot and killed by police, protesters marched from the apartment building where Charleena Lyles died to downtown Seattle on Thursday night. "I grew up in a family of police officers and this is an embarrassment to the profession my grandfather and my dad chose". Lyles, whom relatives called "Leena", grew up in Seattle and was largely raising two boys and two girls on her own - including a 4-year girl with Down syndrome - but she had a supportive ...

by | June 26, 2017 | 01:11

Cynthia Randolph was jailed Friday on two counts of causing serious bodily harm to a child. Both children died of extreme heat exposure, according to authorities. Randolph told them she closed the auto door when the girl refused to come and went back inside her home to smoke marijuana and nap for two to three hours .

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:09

Senate Republicans have said they have no plans to publicly release the draft health care bill. The Senate slowdown is part of a concerted effort, led by Schumer and Wyden , to bring media attention - which was credited for a failed House vote in March - back to Trumpcare to prevent it from passing.

by | June 20, 2017 | 01:02

The bill establishes a review process for Congress to have a say whether the White House eases Russian Federation sanctions. The Senate voted 98-2 Thursday to pass a bill that would enact new sanctions against Russian Federation and require the White House to secure congressional approval before lifting any current sanctions, Reuters reported Thursday .

by | June 19, 2017 | 05:09

The protesters marched through St. Anthony on Sunday to remember Philando Castile and demonstrate against the acquittal of Officer Jeronimo Yanez . Mr Castile had reportedly been reaching for his wallet but the officer testified that Mr Castile was ignoring his commands not to pull out the gun and he feared for his life.

by | June 16, 2017 | 06:12

On Wednesday, The Washington Post reported that Mueller's investigation included a query into whether the President had obstructed justice. The Washington Post reported Wednesday evening that special counsel Robert Mueller , who is leading the investigation into the role Russian Federation played in the 2016 election , is also investigating Trump for attempted obstruction of justice .

by | June 14, 2017 | 06:49

Candidates for lieutenant governor are: 84th District Delegate Glenn R. Davis (R), former federal prosecutor Justin Fairfax (D), political consultant Susan Platt (D), 17th District Senator Bryce E. Lieutenant Governor Ralph Northam won the Democrats' primary for Governor on Tuesday, but the contest to be his ticket-mate remains up in the air.

by | June 06, 2017 | 06:40

Presidents can assert executive privilege to prevent government employees from sharing information. The White House has denied that the conversation with Comey took place as described in the alleged memo, but have offered no further clarification.

by | June 05, 2017 | 08:17

The Aggies will play in an elimination game at 11 a.m. Saturday against the loser of this afternoon's LSU/UCLA game . Allie Walljasper (18-5) threw a complete game for LSU. My message to our team is trust yourself; there's a reason you're playing in the College World Series. "Congratulations to Washington. Obviously a great team , and we've battled them many a times here and many a times in general".

by | June 01, 2017 | 01:26

This was followed by a tweet in which Trump tried to play it cool and make it appear as if he had meant to use this word, saying "Who can figure out the true meaning of "covfefe"??? ". At 0830 GMT Trump's " covfefe " tweet had more than 105,000 retweets and had been shared 35,000 times, according to Twitter figures. There is nothing unusual about this, given Trump's penchant for late-night tweets that often result in widespread controversy.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:41

She married President Donald Trump , who said he is a life-long Presbyterian, at an Episcopal church in Palm Beach, Florida, in 2005. The Pope had said that a person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, was not a Christian.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:26

American Legion Post 18 Chaplain Wayne Trissler led the prayer during this year's ceremony. The Center for the Families of the Fallen at Dover Air Force Base in DE is a attractive place where family members wait for the plane carrying their loved ones who died while serving their country .

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:17

ICE itself touted its totals last week, claiming its Enforcement and Removal Operations division has made over 40,000 administrative arrests for immigration violations during the 100 day period, over 30,000 of whom were already convicted of other crimes.

by | May 24, 2017 | 06:02

The move means transgender students likely wouldn't be permitted to use the bathroom of their choice but could be directed to separate, single-occupancy restrooms. Greg Abbott , tired Democrats are sounding a familiar warning: We'll see you in court. Marty Rouse, national field director for the Human Rights Campaign, said in a statement the measure "is a risky, discriminatory bill" that represents anti-LGBT animus "coloring so much of the Texas Legislature this session".

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:49

Almost 60,000 Haitians who have been legally living in the United States for more than a decade could be deported if the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) chooses not to extend what is known as Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for them.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:05

Rain tapers off late this morning, followed by a lull in activity into the afternoon. More showers and storms possible for Sunday as another disturbance moves through the area. Communities that receive the higher rainfall totals could be looking at some minor flash flooding problems in low lying and poor drainage areas. The unsettled weather will shift east and high pressure will build into New England from southern Canada.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:54

Three Planned Parenthood clinics in New Mexico-one in Albuquerque, one in Rio Rancho and one in Farmington-will close by this fall. They were eligible for reimbursement for family planning supplies, such as contraception; sexually transmitted infection testing, Pap smears and pelvic exams; drugs, supplies, or devices related to women's health services prescribed by a health care provider; patient education and counseling.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:35

In a statement, the company said it's focused on reducing costs and improving efficiency. With light-vehicle demand slipping in the United States, the Blue Oval reportedly is setting a target of $3 billion in cost reductions this year to enhance its earnings.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:20

Uproxx also speculates on what McDonald's delivery might mean down the road since its widespread proliferation would be a paradigm changer for fast food, but that's still a little way in the future. We have McDonald's restaurants all over the place. Learn more at http://changeisheremcdsocal.com/ and follow us on Instagram @mcdonalds_socal and Twitter @McDonalds_SoCal.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:51

But Comey's colleagues told The New York Times instead that Trump pressed Comey at the dinner for a "loyalty" pledge to the president and that Comey refused. He said Mr Comey had requested the dinner because he wanted to keep his Federal Bureau of Investigation job. Both permit "one-party consent" recording, that is, recordings made when only one party to the conversation okays it - which in this hypothetical case would be Trump.

by | May 10, 2017 | 03:34

In the final weeks of his tenure, the former president designated offshore oil and natural gas drilling in parts of the Arctic and Atlantic regions "indefinitely off limits", stressing their "critical and irreplaceable ecological value". " Tremendously positive things are going to happen on that incredible land ", the president said of Bears Ears. "In his first 100 days in office Trump is determined to turn our public lands and waters into energy sacrifice zones.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:00

Richardson says he and the other board members were expecting to serve another term - as their predecessors had. Deborah Swackhamer, chairwoman of the EPA's Board of Scientific Counselors, said on Monday that nine of the 18 experts on the board will not see their contracts renewed for another three-year term.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:00

Davis said that when he first saw Piazza passed out on a couch, others were laughing, saying Piazza had too much to drink. It wasn't until 10:48 a.m. No pleas were entered, and bail was set at $100,000 ROR (release on your own recognizance), the district attorney said. They are prohibited from having alcohol and non-prescription drugs, can not leave their home state without express permission from the judge and must surrender their passports, the district attorney said.

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:14

Trump will also name several additional nominees to the federal appeals court, along with a handful of federal district court nominees. Thapar had been in the mix for the Supreme Court vacancy, interviewing with Trump by phone before the president selected Gorsuch to fill the seat left vacant by Scalia's death previous year.

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:12

There have been numerous protests surrounding the Texas bill in the last few months and recently last week around 20 people were charged with criminal trespassing because they were conducting a day-long sit-in at a state building where some of Abbott's staff were said to work.

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:10

With the rest of the world on tenterhooks ever since, Trump has said he will make his decision before the next G-7 meeting on May 26 and 27 in Sicily. On the campaign trail, candidate Trump promised to "cancel" the accord. USA officials say the timeline is being driven by the Group of 7 summit, which Trump will attend late this month in Italy.

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:22

Donald Trump faced the sober realities of his office on Saturday as he marked the 100th day of a presidency stamped by chaos and confusion, but he will also take political succor in a campaign-style rally among core supporters. So yes, Trump is running for re-election. At his rally Trump also said the U.S. economy had surged since he took office, reinvigorating America's construction, manufacturing and energy sectors, as well as its declining coal and steel industries-a key message for ...

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:18

The shooting of the two Chicago Police Department officers happened on South Ashland Avenue on Chicago's South Side, in a neighborhood known for its high rate of crime. It's unclear how numerous high-powered rifles were used in the shootings, but police suspected they were being passed around by members of four Hispanic gangs in the Deering police district, which covers Back of the Yards and Brighton Park.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:13

The beloved giant white oak, located among headstones in Basking Ridge church graveyard, was cut down after it died previous year. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez). Arborists determined it wouldn't be able to withstand many more harsh winters or spring storms. People from all over New Jersey visited the tree on Sunday to get a last glimpse of the 100-foot tall tree.