Rain from tropical storm forecast in West Virginia

A south wind of around 15 miles per hour was projected, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour. Heavy downpours are expected Thursday in East Texas, Alabama and the Florida Panhandle. One resident said he'd been riding his boat through the streets. "I see the communications all on one page". Water will only go down from here. Authorities continued to warn that driving rains being pulled out of the Gulf could still cause risky flash floods.

Court Upholds Overturned Conviction of Suspect in Netflix's 'Making a Murderer'

Court Upholds Overturned Conviction of Suspect in Netflix's 'Making a Murderer'

Along with his uncle Steven Avery , Dassey was convicted of the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach . But that ruling didn't mean Dassey was done with America's justice system. Thursday's majority opinion discussed a "pattern of suggestive questioning" throughout the March 1 interrogation of Dassey. Later, Dassey confessed to raping and killing Halbach.

Philadelphia 76ers draft Markelle Fultz with No. 1 pick

Fultz, Simmons and another recent Sixers high draft pick , big man Joel Embiid , form a promising young trio that could allow Philadelphia to rise from the bottom of the league. Duke's Jayson Tatum , right, poses for photos with NBA Commissioner Adam Silver after being selected by the Boston Celtics as the No. 3 pick overall during the NBA basketball draft, Thursday, June 22, 2017, in NY.

Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

They argued that the Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff's loss in the Republican held House seat in the Atlanta suburbs was further evidence that the party needed both a new message and messenger. Had the Democrats won, it would have been a "major blow" to President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, and could have hindered the progress of the controversial Republican healthcare bill and other legislation.

Senate Republicans Work To Gather Votes To Pass Health Care Bill

Like the House bill , it would repeal virtually all the tax increases imposed by the Affordable Care Act to pay for the program itself. A similar bill passed by the House has been panned by voters on both sides of the aisle, with polls showing about 8 in 10 people oppose the broad outlines of the G.O.P.

Eagles players react to Sixers taking Markelle Fultz No. 1 on Twitter

But that was only the beginning. Simmons injured his foot in training camp and never played while the Sixers improved their win total by 18 games to 28. Fultz is the second Washington Husky basketball star to go No. 1 in the draft this year joining Kelsey Plum, who was taken first overall in the WNBA draft.