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U.S. Americans Agree On Some Gun Restrictions, Pew Survey Finds
Author: 0 Americans Agree On Some Gun Restrictions, Pew Survey Finds

The survey also asked respondents their opinion on gun laws, with 52 percent of adults overall saying gun laws should be "more strict" than they are today, 18 percent "less strict" and 30 percent saying they are "about right". The biggest change comes in gun rights versus gun control. ATLANTA (AP ) - Americans have long had a complex relationship with guns. Among such Americans, "62% say they own a handgun, compared with 22% who say they own a rifle and 16% who say they own a shotgun".

U.S. Motorcyclist kicks auto, triggers chain-reaction SoCal crash
Author: 0 Motorcyclist kicks auto, triggers chain-reaction SoCal crash

The sedan swerve left, smashing into the concrete divider in the center of the freeway before veering to the right and across two lanes of traffic. The video shows the motorcyclist apparently kicking the side of the sedan, which then swerves into the motorcycle .

U.S. Slow start to Illinois session called to solve budget fight
Author: 0 Slow start to Illinois session called to solve budget fight

Springfield, IL (24/7 News Source) - Illinois lawmakers band together to form a budget before it's too late. Republicans say Speaker Madigan should adopt their plan or present his own. So, on the eve of what may become one of the most important legislative sessions in IL history, we're asking the General Assembly to do what those who came before us did that changed the course of history: have the courage to dare to do what is right.to act for the people.

Author: 0 Robert Mueller hires 13 lawyers to handle Russian Federation investigation

Trump's young presidency has been battered by allegations - under investigation both by Congress and the FBI - that Russian Federation interfered to sway the November election in his favor. The transition order came the same day that Vice President Mike Pence's confirmed that he had hired a private lawyer to represent his interests in the expanding probe.

U.S. Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect
Author: 0 Los Angeles County deputies fatally shoot male suspect

The incident occurred about 3:47 a.m.in the 38500 block of 10th Street East, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a statement. As deputies approached the home a pit bull charged at them and bit one of them in the left knee, authorities said.

U.S. Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected
Author: 0 Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix when 120 expected

Arizona Public Service Company, the state's largest electricity provider, says customers set a record peak usage Tuesday as temperatures in Phoenix soared to almost 120 degrees. Flights scheduled for the same time on Wednesday and Thursday will also be rescheduled, the company said. Some of the airline's bigger jets, however, have maximum operating temperatures of 127 degrees and remained unaffected by this week's high temperatures .

Author: 0 Police Fatally Shoot Pregnant Mother Who Called Them To Report Robbery

The Seattle Police Department in a statement posted on its website along with the audio recording said that two officers were sent on Sunday to respond to the report of a burglary, instead of the typical one, "because of a recent officer safety caution associated with the caller".

U.S. Tropical Storm Cindy impacting the coast
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Bob Rose, chief meteorologist for the Lower Colorado River Authority, addresses local meteorologists and media at a briefing April 26. The tornado threat will be greatest across that zone today and then shift northward on Thursday as Cindy makes landfall near Beaumont, Texas.

U.S. Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation
Author: 0 Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation

The CBC also took issue with billions of dollars in cuts to Pell Grants, which help low-income college students, and the proposed elimination of a program that helps low income households power their homes . "We will do that because they have made those requests and we will honor those requests", Manigault said. Rep. Gregory Meeks, D-N.Y., said caucus members want substance from the White House, not a social event.

Author: 0 Authorities: Teen slain after leaving mosque, man arrested

Police said Torres drove his vehicle up to the group and got into an argument with the teenagers. Torres caught up with them in a nearby parking lot, got out of his auto armed with a baseball bat and began chasing the group, she said. " Torres drove up to this group, and a male teen who was on a bike began arguing with Torres ", said Julie Parker, director of FCPD's media relations bureau.

Author: 0 Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea

Warmbier was detained in January 2016 while visiting North Korea at the end of a five-day tour. "All those that wish to join his family in celebrating his life are cordially invited", the announcement states. This story has been corrected to show that the coroner's last name is Sammarco, not Sammaraco. U.S. Defense James Mattis said after the talks that the death this week of a U.S.

Author: 0 Muslims question whether girl's killing was road rage

The young graphic artist says Hassanen's slaying hit close to home because he has a sister around her age who looks "just like her". (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post via AP). Most mourners were Muslim, but Christians and Jews attended as well. She always told the youth to be the best that you can be, even if you don't think you're that good.

Author: 0 Maryland, DC attorneys general suing Trump

NORTHAM: Attorney General Racine says Trump's continued ownership in his global business entangles him with foreign governments who may try to gain favor with the president by staying at one of his hotels or resorts, a direct violation of the constitutional Emoluments Clause.

Author: 0 USA officer acquitted over shooting of black motorist

A rally at the state capitol on Friday led to a march that shut down a stretch of Interstate 94 and resulted in 18 arrests . Tiffani Nielson said in a news release Saturday that officers began arresting protesters at 12:30 a.m. Diamond and her 4-year old daughter were in the auto with Philando when he was shot and witnessed the entire event. Yanez opened fire after Castile warned the officer he was carrying a gun.

U.S. Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman
Author: 0 Gunman acted alone in shooting of congressman

The gunman who shot four people including a Republican member of Congress at a baseball field last week acted alone and was not connected to terrorism, FBI investigators said Wednesday. Hodgkinson, 66, was shot and killed by police after he opened fire on Congressional Republicans practicing for their annual charity baseball game against Democrats last week.

U.S. Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote
Author: 0 Puerto Rico upholds statehood demand in contentious vote

The election results were underwhelming, even though a large majority of Puerto Rican voters who went to the polls Sunday said their homeland should be granted statehood . Those in favor of statehood for the mainly Spanish-speaking Caribbean island hope the new status would put the territory on equal standing with the 50 USA states, giving them more access to federal funds and the right to vote for president.

U.S. Gulf storm could mean trouble here
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Sustained winds of 15-25 miles per hour, with gusts reaching 57 m.p.h. are possible, in addition to extremely heavy rainfall in some areas. According to Hebert, the National Weather Service in Lake Charles, is predicting anywhere from 4 to 6 inches of accumulated rain, with isolated extreme rain amounts up to 8 to 10 inches, for the Acadia Parish area through Thursday.

Author: 0 Muslim Teenager, Nabra Hassanen's Memorial Set On Fire In DC

Torres struck Nabra with the bat and then abducted the 17-year-old, taking her into his auto to another location, where he assaulted her again, authorities say. "If you knew her you might possibly know why it was so hard for this community", said Salaam. Hassanen was leaving a restaurant with her friends when a stranger drove up and insulted them.

U.S. TS Bret causes heavy flooding, power outages in Trinidad
Author: 0 TS Bret causes heavy flooding, power outages in Trinidad

Cindy could bring 6 to 9 inches (15 to 23 centimeters) of rain across parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida , with some areas getting as much as 12 inches, the center said. According to the statement issued by the governor's office, the National Weather Service has warned that rain from the system will create a potential for significant flash flooding.

U.S. Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'
Author: 0 Trump calls House health bill he backed 'mean'

Another said Trump used a vulgar phrase to describe the House bill and told the senators, "We need to be more generous ". Though he had celebrated its passage as a "great plan," Trump called the House bill " mean " during the Tuesday meeting, congressional sources told The Associated Press .