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Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law

Justices strike down gender differences in citizenship law Ginsburg said the court can't rewrite the law, so Congress must select a physical-presence requirement that applies uniformly to all children born overseas when one parent is a USA citizen and the other is not, regardless of the parents' marital status. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee

Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate intelligence committee Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California, a member of the Intelligence committee, sent a letter to Sen. 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 F... [Full Article...]

Trump pushes public works agenda, health care on OH visit

Democrats on Capitol Hill were quick to criticize Trump's plan, as did the Alliance for Toll-Free Interstates . "It's time to recapture our legacy as a nation of builders and to create new lanes of travel, commerce, and discovery, and we're going to see all the way into the future, and the future's going to be attractive, and the future's going to be bright", he added. [Full Article...]

Second federal appeals court refuses to revive travel ban

Second federal appeals court refuses to revive travel ban The 9th Circuit took a similar stance on Monday, writing: "Immigration, even for the President, is not a one-person show". He believes the Supreme Court will overturn the Ninth Circuit's decision handed down earlier today by a three-judge panel ( see main story ). [Full Article...]

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he wants 'to hear from Loretta Lynch'

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he wants 'to hear from Loretta Lynch' That public announcement - in which he criticized Clinton and made extensive comments about the evidence - set in motion a chain of other Federal Bureau of Investigation moves that Democrats now say helped Trump win the presidential election . [Full Article...]

12-year-old big sister helps deliver baby brother

12-year-old big sister helps deliver baby brother One Facebook user said, "Such a loving and powerful moment in this girl's (daughter/sister's ) life". Say what? "I was like, are you kidding me?" Smith's photos have been shared almost 200,000 times in the week since they were posted. [Full Article...]

Fiancée: Man who allegedly shot Jacksonville father a 'homicidal maniac'

Fiancée: Man who allegedly shot Jacksonville father a 'homicidal maniac' After the shooting, the couple's children, 8 and 4, ran to their neighbor's home. "My children have to go kiss him and I have to go kiss him", Chelsea Bowman said. I mean grabs him, slams him down. In the meantime, Bowman says the visitation and memorial for Scott will be hard. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office has not identified the alleged gunman, though he was taken into custody short... [Full Article...]

Gas prices drop below last year's

Gas prices drop below last year's That's a decrease of almost a penny per gallon during the last month and stands 5.8 cents per gallon lower than a year ago. Average retail gasoline prices across the country decreased in the past week, including a drop of 4 cents in Omaha. [Full Article...]

John Oliver Points Out the Weirdest Parts From The James Comey Hearing

John Oliver Points Out the Weirdest Parts From The James Comey Hearing Sessions , whose contacts with Russia's ambassador to the USA during the presidential campaign has sparked questions, agreed Saturday, June 10, to appear before the Senate intelligence committee as it investigates alleged Russian meddling in the election. [Full Article...]

Scores gather outside Pulse to honor massacre victims

On Monday, local churches throughout Orlando have arranged for church bells to ring simultaneously, 49 times at noon. Church bells will toll throughout the Orlando area as residents reflect on the 49 patrons killed. Club owner Barbara Poma said attendees had "gathered in the name of love", while Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer told victims' loved ones they would "once again once again be ab... [Full Article...]

Zinke suggests reducing Bears Ears National Monument

The interim report also asks Congress to propose a bill that would allow part of the monument be co-managed by the Tribal nations. Critics, however, said the monument campaign for Bears Ears didn't spring from local Native American desires, but grew out of a slick, deep pocketed effort funded by West Coast environmental organizations that want the land off-limits to multiple use such as off-... [Full Article...]

No indication Russia wants positive relationship with US - Mattis

But lawmakers have refused to go along, questioning the data and the analysis the Pentagon used to make its argument for fewer facilities. "We will take that forward to the president for a decision very soon", Mattis told the House Armed Services Committee on June 12. [Full Article...]

Cosby Declines to Take Stand; Defense Attorney Delivers 2-Hour Closing Argument

Cosby Declines to Take Stand; Defense Attorney Delivers 2-Hour Closing Argument The sole witness called by the defense was local detective Sgt. Richard Schaffer , who also testified last week . In 2006, Cosby settled a civil lawsuit related to the alleged sexual assault for an undisclosed amount, which was paid to Andrea Constand for her silence. [Full Article...]

3 goals early in 3rd tighten Pens' grasp

3 goals early in 3rd tighten Pens' grasp Jake Waddell , a Nolensville, Tenn., resident, was charged with disorderly conduct, possessing an instrument of crime and disrupting a meeting after sneaking a catfish into PPG Paints Arena and tossing it onto the ice during Monday's Game 1 in Pittsburgh . [Full Article...]

Korea rejects latest UNSC resolution, vows to continue nuclear buildup

The communist country was already warned by the United Nations to not carry on with their nuclear tests. Addressing the South China Sea conflict, Mr Fomin chose his words carefully. "The US would be well advised to urgently take measures to save the lives of hundreds of millions of Americans in the mainland rather than being concerned about the security of those in South Korea ". [Full Article...]

Unclear if Trump will block Comey's testimony

The panel is investigating Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and whether the president or his associates were involved. Before invoking executive privilege , the president typically obtains a written memorandum justifying the decision from the Office of Legal Counsel, a division of the Department of Justice. [Full Article...]

Russian Federation probe: Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

And in a stunning moment of inside-the-Beltway intrigue, Comey dropped a bombshell about why he and other top Federal Bureau of Investigation officials concluded that the attorney general was going to recuse himself from the probe. Sessions said in a letter on Saturday that he will appear before the committee to address matters that former Comey brought up last week in dramatic testimony to ... [Full Article...]

Prosecutors seek jail time for ex-Penn State president

Former Penn State president Graham Spanier and two more former administrators are finally paying the price for their in the Jerry Sandusky abuse scandal, although the price is lower than prosectors and many others hoped. "The child who was assaulted in the February 2001 shower incident and all of Sandusky's victims that followed were particularly harmed as timely, appropriate action against Sa... [Full Article...]

Trump Friday Twitter: Vindicates self, proclaims 'Comey is a leaker!'

Asked by Karl whether he would be willing to say these things under oath, Trump replied, "100 percent". Several Republican politicians also criticised Mr Comey for disclosing memos he had written in the aftermath of his private conversations with Mr Trump and branded the leaks " inappropriate ". [Full Article...]

Bill Cosby's chief accuser denies romantic relationship before alleged assault

Bill Cosby's chief accuser denies romantic relationship before alleged assault After that conversation, she said, she bought a recording device in hopes that Cosby would again confess to harming her daughter. "I said, 'I'm not here for that, I don't want that'". She alleged that Cosby put his hands under her shirt and on her genitals. Constand, whose testimony marked the first time she had spoken publicly about the incident, claimed she tried to stop Cosby from violati... [Full Article...]


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