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Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding possible in DC this afternoon

Severe thunderstorms and flash flooding possible in DC this afternoon

The storms could bring damaging winds, hail and flash flooding, the National Weather Service says. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. "Increasing thunderstorm activity is expected into and through the 1 to 4 p.m. time frame, accompanied by a risk for potentially damaging wind gusts", the storm center said.


Portland band 'The Slants' wins in US Supreme Court

Portland band 'The Slants' wins in US Supreme Court

Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said earlier this year that he wants the Indians to transition away from using the red-faced, smiling logo. An Asian-American rock group has won their ongoing legal battle to register the name of their band, The Slants , as a trademark.



Gunman who shot US Congressman had a list of lawmakers to kill

Medstar Washington Hospital Centre released the update on behalf of the Scalise family. "I feel a lot more confident and a lot more optimistic than I did two or three days ago", Sava said. The Congressman's risk of death was now substantially lower because doctors have controlled the bleeding and his vital signs have stabilised. Mika, a former baseball and football player at Adrian College, was volunteering with Republican congressmen at the the charity baseball game when a shooter, ...


Trump attorney says president not under federal investigation

Trump attorney says president not under federal investigation

Federal prosecutors sometimes, but not always, advise an individual if he is at risk of being charged or is the subject of an investigation. "There's a limitation on Twitter , as we all know", Sekulow said. Comey has gone on record saying that the reason for his dismissal was his refusal to accede to the President's request for him to drop the Russian Federation investigation.


Police identify Finsbury Park mosque suspect as 47yo Darren Osborne

Police identify Finsbury Park mosque suspect as 47yo Darren Osborne

Witnesses at the scene described it as a deliberate attack and senior officers said it was being treated as a "terrorist incident ". London Mayor Sadiq Khan described it as a " horrific terrorist attack ". "We found that a group of people quickly started to collect around him, around the assailant and some tried to hit him either with kicks or punches".


US Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymandering case

US Supreme Court takes up partisan gerrymandering case

The court advised the panel to use the November ruling as a guide in developing a new redistricting plan. In Wisconsin, the Republican administration contends that while the state is purple in national elections, its geography favors Republicans in legislative elections.