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Civil rights sign honoring Emmett Till vandalized in Mississippi

Civil rights sign honoring Emmett Till vandalized in Mississippi According to the AP, a tour group visiting the memorial in Money , Mississippi , found someone had removed panels which contained photos and information detailing Till's life, which was snuffed short by a group of White vigilantes. "KKK" was scrawled on an Emmett Till Memorial Highway sign in 2006. He took a photo of the marker and posted the image on social media, where it quickly went vira... [Full Article...]

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many Since 2002, Pelosi has hauled in $568 million for House Democratic campaigns - including $141 million during the 2016 campaign cycle. "We're asking candidates in these deep, red districts to battle the Republican Party", he said. "I respect any opinion that my members have but my decision about how long I stay is not up to them". "That's the most important part". "If we take back the House i... [Full Article...]

Radio operators 'ham' it up at Aiken field day

Radio operators 'ham' it up at Aiken field day Saturday is what the organization calls 'Field Day'. "The objective of it is kind of a public relations event to introduce ham radio to the population at large, give people a change to see what it's all about and also to emphasize the emergency preparedness aspect of it", said Ray Rocker, president of the association. [Full Article...]

Delhi University colleges release cut-offs; highest is 99.66 percent for science course

Delhi University colleges release cut-offs; highest is 99.66 percent for science course Also, the candidates whose names appear in the first merit list need to go for document verification process. Ramjas College had given highest cut offs a year ago. The cut off for general B.Com.at Sri Venkateswara college is 96.5%, at Maitreyi and Mata Sundari Colleges, it is 95%. In humanities stream, Khalsa again set the highest cut-off at 99 per cent for BA (Hons) Political Science, PTI c... [Full Article...]

Sears to close another 20 stores

Sears to close another 20 stores Other stores were closed earlier this year and now eight Sears stores remain in the state, almost all accompanied by an auto center. Sears announced this spring that it lost more than $2 billion a year ago. Sears warned in March that there is "substantial doubt" about its ability to remain in business due to losses that have topped $10 billion since 2010, the last time it turned a profit. [Full Article...]

'Morning Joe' Warns Democrats: 'Marching in the Streets Does Not Win Elections'

In another Twitter comment, Trump said that opposition Democrats "would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on health care, tax cuts, security". Democrats said they had turned a conservative stronghold into a competitive district. And in the runoff, Ms. Handel's local reputation made it easier for her to forge a political identity separate from Mr. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud

Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud The Red Devils have chased their former No.7's signature in the past, only to see him soon sign a new contract with Real Madrid . The forward, with the Portugal squad in Russian Federation, signed a new five-year contract in November 2016, but has been linked with a return to Manchester United . [Full Article...]

Jury finds Milwaukee officer not guilty in fatal shooting of Sylville Smith

After Smith fell and lay on the ground, Heaggan-Brown approached him and fired again, hitting Smith in the chest from several feet away. The videos show that Heaggan-Brown fired two shots. Smith, who was armed with a handgun, took off running toward a chain-link fence. Smith and Heaggan-Brown are both black. The defense team also " argued that Heaggan-Brown was following officer training in e... [Full Article...]

In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting

In video, girl begs mother for quiet after Castile shooting Authorities released the footage on Tuesday, just days after a Minnesota jury acquitted Mr Yanez on all charges in the shooting. When I found out the jury came back with a "not guilty" in the recent trial of Jeronimo Yanez, the police officer who shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop past year in Minnesota, I was saddened, but not surprised. [Full Article...]

Don't Forget, Otto Warmbier Wasn't North Korea's Only American Prisoner

Don't Forget, Otto Warmbier Wasn't North Korea's Only American Prisoner South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea must bear "heavy responsibility" for the death of a 22-year-old US college student it detained for almost a year and a half. But American tourists make up only a small fraction of visitors to North Korea , whose tourism industry is dominated by visitors from China, its main economic partner. [Full Article...]

Dems gum up Senate to protest GOP health care bill secrecy

Dems gum up Senate to protest GOP health care bill secrecy All Democrats are expected to oppose it. And Rep. Lee Zeldin, a New York Republican who voted for the health care plan, said he heard "nothing anywhere near" the kind of analysis of the bill that Trump gave privately in a recent dinner with the President. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society

Supreme Court pushes Redskins' name fight back to society The ruling is expected to have a direct impact on another high-profile case involving the National Football League's Washington Redskins . This is strong medicine, both in terms of the support it offers free speech and in terms of what it requires of those who do take offense at expressions likely to enjoy court protection as a result of this opinion - specifically the Washington football tea... [Full Article...]

NYC fire officials say 2 people injured at construction site

NYC fire officials say 2 people injured at construction site Two people were rescued and rushed to hospital in critical condition after falling material from the crane drop trapped them in a basement, officials said. The building is in the process of being converted from a two-family house to a three-family house, according to the Dept. of Buildings database. A permit for a heavy duty sidewalk shed was approved on June 2, 2017, according to DOB records. [Full Article...]

US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia

US Senate Passes Sanctions Against Iran And Russia The House has yet to take up the measure, which is an amendment to a bill that tightens sanctions on Iran for its ballistic missile tests. It also allows Congress to review any administration attempts to ease, suspend or end sanctions. However, the legislation also restricts the White House from easing sanctions without congressional approval, reports the Guardian. Congressional committees and t... [Full Article...]

Justices could consider fight over electoral maps

Justices could consider fight over electoral maps Whitford gives the court its first look at the issue since then and an opportunity to set some limits on excessive partisanship in redistricting. The justices may have given an early sense for which way they're leaning, issuing an order halting a lower court's ruling that had demanded Wisconsin redraw its maps by November. [Full Article...]

Flash flood, severe thunderstorm watches issued

While these early storms may grow to strong limits, they're just the appetizer. NCC057-067-081-151-190830- /O.NEW.KRAH.FA.Y.0029.170619T0531Z-170619T0830Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Forsyth NC-Davidson NC-Randolph NC-Guilford NC- 131 AM EDT MON JUN 19 2017The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a* Flood Advisory for. [Full Article...]

African-American freedoms, cultures center of Juneteenth Celebration

African-American freedoms, cultures center of Juneteenth Celebration Joseph started two months ago, and had a booth at Juneteenth to recruit more mentors and mentees. Juneteenth is a celebrated - Independence Day for African Americans because slaves were freed by the Emancipation Proclamation on June 19, 1863. [Full Article...]

Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

In public testimony before Congress last week, Comey expressed his hope that the tapes did exist. "In response to your request , the Secret Service has conducted a reasonable search for responsive records", the Secret Service wrote in response to The Journal's FOIA request in May. [Full Article...]

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy Two incredibly courageous Capitol Police officers were also injured along with a House aide. His wife said he talked a lot about politics, and he posted often on Facebook , railing against Trump. He had been living in his white cargo van on a street in Alexandria the Federal Bureau of Investigation has said, and it was that van that Hodgkinson pulled in around 10 a.m. [Full Article...]

List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket

List of GOP lawmakers found in Virginia shooter's pocket The wife of James Hodgkinson , the gunman who shot Rep. Steve Scalise , R-La., and four others at a baseball field in Virginia Wednesday, said her husband had traveled to Washington , D.C.to "fix the tax system". Schaumleffel never actually knew Hodgkinson said now he'd never forget the day he was out there shooting . Suzanne Hodgkinson told reporters gathered outside her Belleville h... [Full Article...]


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