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Author: 0 Officer who shot Philando Castile acquitted of manslaughter

Mr Castile had a permit for the weapon and prosecutors questioned whether Mr Yanez ever saw the gun. Yanez, who pulled Castile and Reynolds over for a broken tail light, testified that he feared for his life during the interaction. "I'm so disappointed in the state of Minnesota ", Castile continued. Police auto video played repeatedly for the jury shows a wide view of the traffic stop and the shooting, with the camera pointed toward Mr Castile's vehicle.

U.S. Judge orders deadlocked Cosby jury to keep deliberating
Author: 0 Judge orders deadlocked Cosby jury to keep deliberating

Prosecutors are likely to argue that Cosby's wealth makes him a flight risk , while the defense will say he is a longstanding member of the community and a bond increase should suffice. Lawyers for Bill Cosby demanded that a judge declare a mistrial in the entertainer's sexual assault case on Friday, complaining that jurors were essentially rehearing the entire week of trial testimony as their deliberations passed the 45-hour mark.

Author: 0 White House: Trump won't sack special counsel Robert Mueller

Following his decision in April to give Mattis authority to decide troop levels in Iraq and Syria, Trump extended that authority to the war in Afghanistan on Tuesday, The New York Times reports . In mid-May Gingrich tweeted quote, "Mueller is superb choice". "His reputation is impeccable for honesty and integrity". Christopher Ruddy , who often seems to appear just as the President is getting himself in to more trouble, says Donald Trump is considering firing Special Counsel Robert ...

U.S. Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator
Author: 0 Red Sox announcer Remy says Tanaka shouldn't get translator

Girardi said Masahiro Tanaka remains on track to start Sunday's homestand finale against Baltimore but avoided a direct answer when asked whether it was possible the struggling pitcher could be pushed back a day to Monday at the Los Angeles Angels.

U.S. Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting
Author: 0 Black Capitol Police Agents Hailed As Heroes After GOP Shooting

Griner, who was shot in the ankle, and Bailey, who suffered a minor injury, fired back at the gunman, James T. Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old disgruntled home inspector from IL. - Zachary Barth , legislative aide for Republican Rep. Roger Williams of Texas. Griner and Bailey are part of Scalise's security detail. Lawmakers noted their good fortune in having armed protectors on hand - "Thank God", they exclaimed over and over - and said otherwise the shooter would have been able to take a ...

U.S. DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath
Author: 0 DC, Maryland to sue President Trump for alleged breach of constitutional oath

The attorneys general of the state and the District, both Democrats , filed the lawsuit on June 12. The suit seeks an injunction to put a stop to the president's constitutional violations. The attorneys general allege that Trump's actions have harmed Maryland's "sovereign interests". Just days after Trump's inauguration in January, the government watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed a federal lawsuit in the Southern District of NY.

Author: 0 Father's Day not just for earthly fathers

Plus, they're the ones who end up doing the dirty work most of the time, such as mowing the lawn, unclogging toilets and fixing whatever's broken whether or not they can (if you know what we mean). The older I get the more I realize how important it is to have a dad like you. It will take considerable time and effort to create the necessary documents, such as a will, a living trust, a durable power of attorney, and so on - and since the future is not ours to see, it's best to take care of ...

Author: 0 Church news for June 17, 2017

Homecoming and Revival Services , 11 a.m., Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Concord, Pastor Foster will deliver the message. Guests: Rev. Riley Armstead, Mustang Baptist Church, Prairie Hill. White Oak Grove Baptist Church , 9012 Mellon Road, Sutherlin, will hold a Four Season Tea at 6 p.m. June 24 with music by The Williams Sisters and The Richardson Brothers.

Author: 0 Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will replace Sessions at the appropriations committees' hearing Tuesday. "In light of reports regarding Mr Comey's recent testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions wrote in a letter to Senator Richard Shelby .

U.S. Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice
Author: 0 Trump being probed for possible obstruction of justice

Accusations of obstruction arose last month when Trump fired FBI Director James Comey . Moreover, investigators are now "looking for any evidence of possible financial crimes among Trump associates", according to the report . Quoting officials, the Post said one event of interest to Mueller is an exchange on March 22, when Coats told associates that Trump had asked him to intervene with Comey to get him to back off the focus on Trump's former national security adviser Mike Flynn as ...

U.S. Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner
Author: 0 Man who shot congressman was living in van, called a loner

His daughter escaped and got into the neighbor's vehicle, but Hodgkinson opened the door of the auto, pulled out a pocket knife and cut off the seatbelt she was wearing, records show. Hodgkinson also had arrests in his background for a series of minor offenses and at least one more serious matter. "I just don't know what to tell you people ", she told reporters.

Author: 0 White House denies Trump wants Mueller out, but heat's on

But, in testimony to Sen. At least two factors lead me to think Rosenstein will resign: (1) He has already seen his reputation soiled and his judgment questioned by the manner in which the President used his memorandum as a pretext for firing Comey; and (2) He appointed Mueller to great bipartisan acclaim, and he presumably did due diligence and convinced himself that Mueller was fit to serve.

Author: 0 Ill. Man ID'd as Suspect in GOP Baseball Shooting

Oklahoma Sen. James Lankford also released several statements throughout the day, saying "please join me in praying for @SteveScalise, congressional staffers & Capitol Hill police that were shot in Alexandria". Authorities said five people were taken to hospitals, including Hodgkinson. A neighbor in Belleville said Hodgkinson hadn't lived in the IL home for some time , but that the alleged shooter's wife had left for work as normal Wednesday morning.

U.S. Scalise's condition is 'more difficult' than first thought
Author: 0 Scalise's condition is 'more difficult' than first thought

President Donald Trump spoke at the White House, saying Scalise's condition is more hard than initially thought. "He's in some trouble". In his first remarks on the shooting at a Republican baseball practice , President Trump on Wednesday hailed the "heroic actions" of the Capitol Police officers who took down the gunman and urged Americans to look past their frequently toxic political divisions.

U.S. Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; judge says keep deliberating
Author: 0 Jury deadlocks in Cosby trial; judge says keep deliberating

ET, after more than 30 hours of deliberations. Before the impasse, the sequestered jury of seven men and five women had paused deliberations six times to revisit testimony or ask for clarity on the phrasing of one of the charges. Cosby is charged with drugging and molesting Constand, 44. He did not take the stand in his sexual assault trial. If the jury tries again and is still deadlocked, it would be considered a "hung jury" and opens up the possibility that O'Neill will declare a ...

Author: 0 Jury Deadlocked In Bill Cosby Trial

The jurors had deliberated about 30 hours before telling Judge Steven O'Neill they couldn't reach a unanimous decision on any of the counts against the 79-year-old comedian. If found guilty, he could face up to 10 years on each count. Following the announcement, a spokesperson for Cosby said he is 'happy'. The case was reopened in 2015 after a federal judge unsealed Cosby's deposition testimony taken in a lawsuit brought against him by Constand .

U.S. Michigan AG charges five more in Flint Water scandal
Author: 0 Michigan AG charges five more in Flint Water scandal

Charges were announced for five state and city officials, including Nick Lyon , the current director of the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services. LIANE SHEKTER-SMITH - As the Chief of the Office of Drinking Water and Municipal Assistance at the Department of Environmental Quality, Shekter-Smith had the ability to order the Flint Water Treatment Plant shut down for failure to produce safe water.