Authorities: Texas mom left 2 kids in hot vehicle as punishment

Randolph told investigators that she then went back into her home, smoked marijuana and slept for two to three hours. Temperatures reportedly reached the mid 90's the day of the incident. A Parker County mother who told investigators that she locked her two children in a hot auto as punishment was arrested Friday, authorities said.

US Senate Overwhelmingly Backs Stronger Sanctions Against Russia, Iran

It's important to note that the measure hasn't been signed into law. Sen. Mike Crapo, R-Idaho, the chairman of the Banking Committee, said the legislation expands the Ukraine-related sanctions to ban Western companies from being involved in Russian energy exploration projects in the Arctic and elsewhere.

US Cuba crackdown will choke tourism, private firms

Trump's new policy directive reverses numerous Obama administration's policies with Cuba . "In all, though, it seems that Trump's announcement in Miami does not go quite as far as some had thought possible because embassies in the countries will remain open and diplomatic relations will continue", Ward said.

Southwest US preps for 120 temps: Water, water, more water

The warm weather we've been expecting for the weekend is definitely here, officials say, warning Bay Area residents that conditions will be unseasonably hot from Friday afternoon through Sunday night. In California, the heat will only ease just short of the coast. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments.

Raw Footage Of Shooting At Congressional Baseball Game

Roger Williams , R-Texas; and Matt Mika, a lobbyist for Tyson Foods. Williams later said on Twitter that Barth is receiving medical attention but is expected to make a full recovery. Flores said security for lawmakers was increased after the election - adding that he was on high alert Wednesday because he believed a copycat attack could be possible.

Nunes remains powerful force in House Russia probe

According to the Wall Street Journal , the committee is specifically seeking records regarding unmasking requests that may have been made by former national security adviser Susan Rice , former CIA Director John Brennan and former ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power.

Taylor's 9th-inning slam leads Dodgers over Brewers 10-8

The game went 12 innings. Corey Knebel relieved Nelson and after striking out Corey Seager , Grandal hit a screaming line drive home run to right to tie the game. By another measure, Kershaw will reach 2,000 career strikeouts faster than all but one pitcher. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said LHP Alex Wood (shoulder) could start throwing by the end of the weekend, and that tests on Wood's AC joint came back negative.

Two Colorado students advance to next round in National Spelling Bee

Merriam Webster defines the word as "capable of being perceived, especially by the senses". Spellers will return to the stage at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center later Wednesday. "My main area of difficulty, personally, is French words". Two states - West Virginia and CT - searched for the spelling of a word 20+ letters long.

Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

Cleveland .com reports Loehmann was sacked for not mentioning any of that-as well as a written exam he'd failed when applying for a different job-on his Cleveland job application. The officers weren't charged criminally, but Tamir's mother settled a federal civil rights lawsuit with the city for $ 6 million . In a video of the shooting, the patrol auto skids to a stop just feet from the boy.

Trump tweets thanks to US service members

Noting that "I always call him 'general, '" Mr. Trump said Mr. Kelly "understands more than most ever could, or ever will, the wounds and burdens of war ..." Kelly led the U.S. Secretary Kelly's other son, Johnny, is getting ready for his fifth military deployment. Trump also paid tribute to World War II veteran and former Sen.

Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports

President Trump then piled on the media bias in the coverage of this week's Montana congressional race, saying it was treated as "a big deal" by Democrats and "fake news" media "until the Republican won". National security adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters on Saturday that so-called back-channeling was not unusual. " #FakeNews is the enemy!" Mr Kelly, the homeland security secretary, carried the same message on Sunday.

Kelly on non-criminal ICE arrestees: 'not the valedictorians'

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) arrests totaled 41,898 between January 20 and April 29, 2017, compared to 31,128 over the same period a year ago, according to spokesperson Danielle Bennett. A U.S. law enforcement source in Mexico said U.S. Marshals were involved in their arrest. For instance, ICE agents can now arrest other individuals they happen to encounter during a raid.

Rainy weather ahead for your Thursday

There is a 40% chance for rain Tuesday , falling to 30% Wednesday , then only 20% on Thursday and Friday next week. Friday: A slight chance of showers. Low around 54. Northeast wind 9 to 11 miles per hour. Wednesday night - A 30 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy , with a low around 64. Sunday: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after 2 p.m.

Virginia men's tennis team wins third-straight national championship

The junior duo are now one of the hottest doubles teams in the country, going from unranked to the Top-10 in in just over two months after compiling a 6-1 against ranked pairs including wins over then No. After falling behind 3-0 to begin the match, the 51st-ranked Hagar won the next two games to return the set to serve, eventually tying it at 3-all and 4-all.

CBO: Republicans' AHCA Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured

However, the coverage they get under the GOP law will be less comprehensive than they have now. At first, moderate Republicans balked at the last-minute addition of the waiver option to the legislation, as it threatened protections for people with pre-existing conditions.Many came back on when an additional $8 billion over 10 years was added to a $100 billion-plus fund for states to set up high risk pools and other programs for high-cost individuals.

Strong storms, tornadoes possible in parts of Deep South

Some of the trees blocked local roads, and power lines were down as well. The storms had wind gusts of almost 39 miles per hour. So far, no injuries have been reported. but we're still looking at that]", Shashy said. Forecast: Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms are possible ahead of the cold front in parts of the Mid-Atlantic States, particularly from the Delmarva Peninsula to eastern North Carolina.

Health care is key issue as Montana fills US House seat

Democrat Rob Quist , a folk singer and first-time candidate, has raised more than $6 million for his campaign, including $1 million in the past week alone as energized Democratic donors pour online cash into political causes this year. "I think you have to hand it to the handlers that are running the Quist campaign". Gianforte faces off against Democrat Rob Quist on Thursday. "Quist has been talking a whole lot about that and I suspect that's pretty unpopular in Montana".

Bus overturns on Interstate 95 in northeastern Maryland

Police said all persons on the bus, 26 students, three adult chaperones and the driver, were transported to area hospitals. The local fire department, Susquehanna Hose Co., said the one adult and one child were taken via helicopter to hospitals after the accident on the southbound side of I-95 at Exit 89.

USA agency sacks major scientific review board members

It's not until 10 paragraphs into Davenport's story do we find out Board of Scientific Counselors (BOSC) members serve three-year terms. The board is comprised of top academic experts in a variety of environment-related fields, and the board's role is to ensure that the EPA carries out its mission based on the best available science.

LDS Church says Trump's order easing political restrictions won't alter current stance

Attempting to fulfil one of his key election pledges, President Donald Trump has signed an executive order that he says will protect religious freedoms in America. "We believe that the pulpit should be politics-free", Mclean said. "IF YOU'RE GOING TO WORK FOR THE PEOPLE, THEN YOU HAVE TO ABIDE BY THE DECISIONS OF THE PEOPLE " The Interfaith Alliance of Iowa said today - "President Trump's executive order is risky andill advised for the government'sinterest and for houses ofworship".

Police memorial service scheduled in Lewiston

Early arrival is encouraged. The emotions at the annual Peace Officers Memorial Ceremony near the Iowa State Capitol were especially raw today with the recent death of a deputy in the line of duty. As Garcia and other recruits take off, they'll be thinking about all the officers who have lose their life throughout Nevada's history. Luis Monroy Bracamontes and his wife, Janelle Monroy, were arrested in connection to the morning shooting in an Auburn home more than five hours later, with ...

Sean Hannity Sticks Up For Boss Who Loved Bill O'Reilly

The chaos continues within the subterranean Fox News bunker as executives, anchors, and staffers grapple with the continuing fallout of the network's ongoing sexual-harassment scandal. In response to a report by New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman which said that Shine is anxious he may lose his job, Hannity tweeted, "Gabe I pray this is NOT true because if it is, that's the total end of the FNC as we know it.

Pentagon probes Trump's ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments

A second letter released by Cummings shows the Inspector General of the Department of Defense is investigating whether Flynn received proper permission to take the funds. Spokesman Sean Spicer , asked on Thursday what he thought of the news that the Defense Department's Inspector General was conducting an investigation into the actions of Flynn, a retired Lieutenant General, said: "That's appropriate".

Hardball health care option may cost Trump and taxpayers

Tom MacArthur, R-N.J., a leader of the moderate House Tuesday Group. However, a Kaiser Family Foundation report found that high-risk pools have proven costly for states and individuals and left many people with preexisting conditions uncovered.

Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart

Attorneys for Marcel Williams, who was executed after Jones, said that Jones was moving his lips and gulping for air about five minutes into his execution. In his final statement, Jones apologized to Phillips' daughter, Lacy, who was 11 when she saw Jones attack then strangle her mother with a coffee-pot cord.

Chris Soules detained after deadly vehicle accident

He also added that the man was not conscious. Later in the call, the operator asks Soules to perform CPR and he replies he doesn't know how. The funeral for the victim in the Chris Soules vehicle crash - 66-year-old Kenneth Mosher - is happening next Monday, May 1, according to Aurora, Iowa mayor David Young.

Trump Names Retired Marine Corps General To Lead Secret Service

Alles, who was in the Marine Corps for 35 years, has been the acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection and previously oversaw the agency's air and marine division. "I look forward to working with General Alles to help him succeed in his new role". After retiring from the Marine Corps as a two-star general, Alles joined CBP in 2012.

Tennessee teacher planned to take abducted 15-year-old girl to Mexico

According to Lauren Horwood, public information officer for the U.S. Attorney's Office, the judge read the charge of transporting a minor with the intent to engage in sexual activity across state lines, which carries a statutory mandatory minimum sentence of 10 years and up to life in prison.

SB 808 would rein in charter schools

Mary Elizabeth Davis, the district's chief academic officer, said charter schools are created to outperform other schools, but the International Academy of Smyrna only outperformed the Cobb School District two of the last three school years.

Indiana March jobless rate of 3.9 percent lowest since '01

The U.S. unemployment rate was 4.5 percent in March, down from 5 percent in March 2016. That was the lowest rate since May 2007, when unemployment dipped to 2.9 percent. The Boise Metropolitan Statistical Area followed with an increase of 3.5 percent, or 10,700 jobs. Colorado's rate, at 2.6 percent, was the nation's lowest.