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GOP preparing for Senate health care vote, amid differences

Legislation to impose new sanctions on Russian Federation and Iran that passed the U.S. Senate near unanimously last week has run into a procedural problem that could prevent a quick vote in the House of Representatives, congressional aides said on Tuesday.


Judge to deadlocked Cosby jury: Keep trying to reach verdict

Judge to deadlocked Cosby jury: Keep trying to reach verdict

Judge Steve O'Neill sent the jury back. The jury in the Bill Cosby trial indicated Thursday that it has not been able to come to a unanimous decision. Regardless of the court's decision Mr. Cosby's days inside a courtroom will not be over any time soon. Though dozens of women have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct, only Constand's accusations led to criminal charges.



Officers shoot, killed knife-wielding pregnant woman

Both of them opened fire, in front of several children in her apartment. Attorney James Bible said Tuesday that family members are heartbroken and hurting over the death of 30-year-old Charleena Lyles , a pregnant mother of four other children.



McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to N.Korea

When asked if he believed the Obama administration had adequately attempted to secure Otto's release , the elder Warmbier responded: "I think the results speak for themselves". He was medically evacuated last week and returned to the U.S.in a coma. Doctors say he had severe brain damage but they don't know what caused it.


Tropical storm Cindy strengthens over central Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Tropical storm Cindy strengthens over central Gulf of Mexico: NHC

Cindy is expected to track to the northeast through the night before making landfall, where upwards of 6+ inches of rainfall will fall from Texas all the way to the Florida Panhandle. Tropical-storm-force winds extend up to 205 miles, mainly east from the center of the system. In the tropics, Bret fell apart over the eastern Caribbean as expected due to strong wind shear working against it.