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TS Bret causes heavy flooding, power outages in Trinidad

Ken Graham, who heads up the National Weather Service's New Orleans office, said during a morning press briefing at City Hall that the storm could dump as much as a foot of water between Tuesday and Thursday depending upon if Cindy makes any jogs to the west before it makes landfall.



USA coroner studies N.Korea captive's death

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says North Korea must bear "heavy responsibility" for the death of a 22-year-old USA college student it detained for almost a year and a half. The US side is expected to press China to cooperate on a further toughening of worldwide sanctions on North Korea. The U.S. officials are concerned that a test could be initiated on Wednesday, coinciding with a visit by Chinese officials to Washington for high-level talks.



Dash-cam Video Released in Philando Castile Shooting

Her harrowing video showed the devastating aftermath as Mr Castile lay slumped and bloody inside the vehicle. There is shouting, and Yanez screams " Don't pull it out! " before he fires seven shots into the vehicle. Tuesday's video release quickly drew more attention to the acquittal, which prompted thousands of protesters to March through Saint Paul over the weekend.


A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol

A look at Illinois' budget mess as lawmakers head to Capitol

Tuesday evening, Rauner gave a 3-minute made for T.V. speech in the same room where Abraham Lincoln made his "House Divided" speech. The next court status hearing for the Medicaid cases is scheduled for June 28, just days before the July 1 start of Illinois' new fiscal year.


New York state moves to ban child marriages

New York state moves to ban child marriages

She added: "Today, we bring an end to forced child marriage in New York State and set a precedent that the rest of the states should follow". In New Jersey, Republican Governor Chris Christie recently declined to sign into law a measure to make it the first USA state to ban any marriage of children under age 18, saying it would conflict with religious customs.


Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix as temps hit 119

Cheering 1st day of summer? Not in Phoenix as temps hit 119

According to an American Airlines statement , the maximum operating temperature for certain smaller, regional aircraft was expected to be reached during the day, leading to the cancellations. The hottest temperature ever recorded on Earth is in dispute, but a region in Kuwait hit roughly 129 degrees in 2016 , and one weather station in California's Death Valley recorded a temperature of 134 degrees in 1913.