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U.S. Boston visitors attacked in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized
Author: 0 Boston visitors attacked in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

The Times-Picayune reports that police say a 32-year-old man and another man were beaten by four or five other men during a robbery Saturday night in the French Quarter . State law defines second-degree robbery as taking "anything of value" from someone and inflicting "serious bodily injury". One came back briefly and lifted the second tourist up off the ground for a moment, revealing what appeared to be a pool of blood on the sidewalk.

U.S. Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence
Author: 0 Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

Roy for putting him in that environment". Yet Ms. Carter has now been convicted of manslaughter, based on the prosecution's theory that, as a 17-year-old girl, she literally killed Mr. On the day of his death , Carter finally convinced Roy to follow through on the plan during a phone call telling him to return to his truck. "So she has to make it happen-she has to make him kill himself so that she's not seen as a liar".

U.S. Mistrial declared again after jury deadlocks in Cincinnati cop's murder retrial
Author: 0 Mistrial declared again after jury deadlocks in Cincinnati cop's murder retrial

Officer Ray Tensing shot once, hitting 43-year-old Samuel DuBose in the head after stopping him for a missing front license plate on his auto in July 2015, a body camera worn by Tensing showed. Juries are told they may not second-guess an officer's judgment, but must instead measure it and the evidence against how a reasonable police officer would have acted in the same circumstances.

Author: 0 Lobbyist wounded in GOP baseball shooting leaves hospital

Scalise, the Republican House Majority Whip, was critically injured during a shooting by a lone gunman at the GOP baseball team's practice for a charity game June 14. and left at 6:35 a.m. Investigators found more than 200 rounds of ammunition in the storage unit, as well as a laptop, a receipt for the rifle purchase and additional rifle components.

Author: 0 New blow to GOP health bill: Nevada GOP Sen. Heller opposes

President Donald Trump , who vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare during his campaign, praised the Senate's bill , but noted changes were likely. The Senate measure would make major cuts in the Medicaid program for poor and disabled people. Sen. Dean Heller , R-Nev., said Friday he will not vote for the Senate's Obamacare replacement bill as now written.

Author: 0 Health insurers says Senate bill's Medicaid cuts to hurt states

But that ended Thursday after Senate Republicans unveiled their health care bill. He is one of four GOP senators to say they are opposed it but are open to negotiations, which could put the measure in immediate jeopardy. "They want to get some points, I think they'll get some points". Molina Healthcare Inc, which has more than 1 million customers in Obamacare plans, said in a statement that dropping the individual mandate with no replacement provision will lead healthy people to forgo ...

U.S. Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA
Author: 0 Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

Friday's signing provided him a modest victory during a time when he has struggled to come up with them. "Today is a new day", Verardo said . While Trump had campaigned on promises to make services and health care to veterans a top priority - vowing to clean up the VA, the government's second-largest department - his run was marred by repeated digs at US veterans, and the families of fallen USA veterans.

U.S. Several Ohio government websites hacked Sunday afternoon
Author: 0 Several Ohio government websites hacked Sunday afternoon

Authors of the website "Cryptosphere", which tracks hackers worldwide, have detailed dozens, if not hundreds, of similar hacks in recent years by the so-called Team System DZ , which they called a "pro-ISIS hacker crew" and claim are based in Algeria.

U.S. Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy
Author: 0 Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Landrieu said cities - like states - want to avoid a scenario where "they send us the responsibility" but don't "send us the money". And the bill has mayors from both parties anxious, de Blasio said, because it calls for "a huge transfer of obligations to local government, so this is the point mayors are particularly concerned about - our taxpayers are left holding the bill".

Author: 0 Judge Declares Another Mistrial For Ex-Cop Who Fatally Shot Sam DuBose

He was charged with murder and voluntary manslaughter . About 100 people demonstrated peacefully and loudly while calling for justice for Sam DuBose and protesting the hung jury in the second Ray Tensing trial Friday. " Do I disengage and let Sam DuBose drive away or do I kill him? ". His first trial had 10 whites and two blacks. In the latest trial, prosecutors said Tensing ignored his training when he reached into the vehicle, and that he was never in danger.

U.S. Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags 'Sky Ride'
Author: 0 Sheriff: Teen injured after fall from Six Flags 'Sky Ride'

The girl did let go and fall, hitting a thicket of tree branches on the way down. "I couldn't let that little girl die", Mr Howard told The Associated Press on Sunday. I don't recall it being necessarily scary or unsafe, and indeed, and every ride inspected at Six Flags Great Escape passed its most 'recent state inspection (though nothing labeled " sky ride " appears in the list of rides actually inspected).

U.S. Ham radio operators test emergency communications
Author: 0 Ham radio operators test emergency communications

An amateur radio field day demonstrated the science, skill, and service, of the ham radio. "I've had my license since I was 13", said Beth Kistler, 30, an Olney middle school teacher, and Christovich's daughter, who was assisting with the event that is open to the public and ends at 2 p.m.

U.S. Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade
Author: 0 Minneapolis police asked to limit presence at pride parade

After a jury acquitted St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez on Friday, June 16, in the shooting death of Philando Castile past year, Twin Cities Pride wants to "respect the pain the community is feeling right now", organizers said in a Tuesday, June 20, statement on Facebook.

Author: 0 Tillerson: Some demands on Qatar very hard to meet

He added: "If you look at the words of Secretary Tillerson, you have to slightly read between the lines, because he has been very careful - all of the countries involved are all close U.S. Mr Tillerson had previously insisted any demands be " reasonable and actionable". The demands are apparently aimed at dismantling Qatar's interventionist foreign policy, which has incensed conservative Arab peers over its alleged support for Islamists they regard as threats to their dynastic rule.

Author: 0 White police officer shoots off-duty black officer

Tate also questioned validity of the white officer's alleged claim that he shot the off-duty officer because he feared for his own safety. A black off-duty police officer was wounded after being shot when he stepped outside of his home to assist in response to a stolen auto crashing in his neighborhood, the St.

U.S. Sunny and hot, with highs in the 90s — Sunday weather
Author: 0 Sunny and hot, with highs in the 90s — Sunday weather

Skies are otherwise expected to be partly sunny. Southwest wind 7 to 10 miles per hour. Friday night will feature partly cloudy skies going mostly clear, with lows in the mid to upper 70s. Interior locations may see a shower during the afternoon, but most of us will be dry. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 78. West wind around 8 miles per hour.

Author: 0 President Trump Casts Doubt Over Special Counsel Mueller's Impartiality

Mueller is a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, criminal prosecutor and marine. One week after the memo was disclosed, the Justice Department appointed Mueller as special counsel to take over the investigation into contacts between Russian Federation and the Trump political campaign.

Author: 0 Athletics call up top prospect Franklin Barreto

Shields (1-1) allowed six runs and seven hits before he exited with two on and no outs in the fourth inning. Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson celebrates in the dugout after his two-run home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Jake Petricka, which also scored Adam Rosales , during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 24, 2017, in Chicago.

U.S. Lake Fire near Castaic Lake in Southern California
Author: 0 Lake Fire near Castaic Lake in Southern California

Ron Singleton told City News Service . CASTAIC A wind-blown fire in dry, hard terrain near Castaic Lake had rapidly grown to 1,000 acres and burned two outbuildings Saturday night. Lifeguard boats were being used on Monday to transport fire crews across the lake so they can fight the lower portion of the fire. June 17, 4:56 p.m.

U.S. DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House
Author: 0 DNC Chairman Tom Perez suggests Democrats could 'take 50 seats' in House

The small number of House Democrats who opposed Pelosi's reelection as leader of the Democratic caucus, headed by Tim Ryan of OH, who ran against her , renewed their calls for a change in party leadership. A new report from Politico has revealed that Democrats recently met to discuss House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi's future as the leader of the Democratic Party.