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Existing home sales rebound pushing median price to new high


Homes are coming off the market at an extremely fast pace and the prevalence of multiple offers in some markets are pushing prices higher. Single-family home sales in Connecticut saw a 10 percent year-over-year increase in May, according to new data from Connecticut Realtors . Read More »

Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation statement on grizzly bear delisting


While Yellowstone's status as a national park will continue to protect grizzlies within the park's boundaries, bears outside the park may be hunted with permission from the governments of Idaho , Montana or Wyoming. Federal resources used to prepare the final rule on Yellowstone's bear population will be shifted to planning for lifting protections for the bears living in the Northern Continental Divide, Hogan said . Read More »

800 households evacuated in London among fire concerns

She said: "At the end of today, they told us they could not guarantee our residents' safety in those blocks and so I have made the really really hard decision to move the people living there into temporary accommodation while we do the urgent works to guarantee safety". Read More »

Saudi Naval Forces Seize Boat, Weapons Near Oil Field


On Friday, Iran accused Saudi coast guards of opening fire on Iranian fishing boats, killing a fisherman. "They are from Bushehr and were fishing when they were arrested by the Saudi coastguard", said Aghababaie. "On Friday, 16th June, three small boats, bearing red and white flags, entered the Saudi territorial waters in the Arabian Gulf". On Sunday Iran fired missiles into Syria, claiming it was hitting Islamic State targets in retaliation. Read More »

Trump friend: Mueller 'illegitimate as special counsel'

Democrats accused Republicans on Monday of beginning a campaign to smear Mueller's reputation as he engages in a broad investigation that could include whether Trump obstructed justice by pressuring Comey to end parts of the inquiry and then by firing him. Read More »

Trump says he is being investigated over Comey firing

ABC notes that, at this point, Rosenstein has "privately acknowledged " that he might eventually be called at a witness in the investigation, largely because he penned the memo that led to former FBI Director James Comey's firing. Meanwhile, the White House said on Thursday that it would have no comment about the revelation, with deputy Press Secretary Sarah Sanders simply referring all questions to the President's personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz. Read More »

Russia says Trump is using 'Cold War rhetoric' on Cuba

President Donald Trump reverses an Obama-era deal to normalize U.S. -Cuba relations on Friday in Miami . "If you want Cuba to change and reform, we are doing the opposite of what would be most likely to bring about reforms inside of Cuba ", Rhodes said. Read More »

Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery


Another person familiar with the case who was not authorized to speak publicly and spoke to the Associated Press Saturday on condition of anonymity about the names. "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign", said a statement from the former Democratic presidential hopeful. Read More »

Trump Interviewed Mueller for FBI Director Job

The startling assertion on Monday came as some of Mr Trump's conservative allies, who initially praised Mr Mueller's selection as special counsel , have begun trying to attack his credibility. Mueller, a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director, was appointed on May 17 and is tasked with investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and if associates of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials. Read More »

U.S. servicemembers wounded in 2nd Afghan insider attack in a week


On June 10, an Afghan army commando killed three US soldiers and wounded another. Afghan officials also confirmed the attack and that the attacker had been shot dead. "The incident is now under investigation", the statement read. Tabassoom said two suicide attackers died in the suicide vehicle bombings and three others were killed in the following firefight with the police. Read More »

Tropical weather likely in Gulf

That will result in a lot more cloud cover for our area and also a greater coverage of showers and storms spreading across our region. The northern Gulf Coast however stands to get a TON of rainfall from this system this week. The National Hurricane Center has tentatively scheduled an Air Force Reserve Hurricane Hunter aircraft to investigate Invest 93 later today if necessary. Read More »

Top House GOP leader shot at congressional baseball practice


News 4's Lauren Trager uncovered Hodgkinson's most recent contact with law enforcement officers was in March, when he was reportedly doing target practice on his property with a high-powered rifle. Court records show that his legal trouble started in the 1990s. Hodgkinson also had arrests in his background for a series of minor offences and at least one more serious offence. Read More »

Congressmen Credit Capitol Police for Preventing 'Massacre'

The 2006 case was dismissed after the alleged victim didn't show up for the court hearing. Congressman Steve Scalise , a member of House leadership, was shot and badly wounded and is now in stable condition at the hospital, along with two very courageous Capitol Police officers. Read More »

Champions Trophy: Australia vs Bangladesh, match abandoned due to rain


They were also just four overs short of the 20 needed for the Duckworth-Lewis method to be activated, which nearly certainly would have ruled in Australia's favour. This gesture of the player makes Bangladesh somehow being upset. We hit some good areas early on and challenged the defence of the Bangladeshi batsmen. Read More »

Hawaii law aligns state with Paris climate pact

Pittsburgh is one of almost 250 cities in the United States, representing 56 million Americans, whose mayors have committed to honor and uphold the goals of the Paris Agreement . While the state says it is the first to pass legislation in support of Paris after Trump's withdrawal announcement, other governors have pledged to uphold the agreement inside their states. Read More »

Israel approves largest West Bank settlements in 25 years

And then there is the issue of Jerusalem , where the disconnect from reality is most apparent. The approval was given 50 years after the so-called Six-Day War, also known as the June War, fought June 5 through 10, 1967, when Israeli forces launched a pre-emptive attack against Egypt that then was part of the short lived United Arab Republic, together with Jordan, Iraq and Syria. Read More »

Russian police detain Putin critic Navalny ahead of Moscow protest


The leading Vladimir Putin critic Alexei Navalny has been detained by authorities on his way to a protest in Moscow, his wife has claimed, ahead of a day of anti-Kremlin protests across Russian Federation. After the change, Moscow police warned that "any provocative actions from the protesters' side will be considered a threat to public order and will be immediately suppressed". Read More »

Puerto Rico overwhelmingly votes in favor of U.S. statehood amid low turnout

This is the fifth time a non-binding referendum has been put before the island's voters. John Bravo, 36, who marched with a pro-independence delegation in black, holding up placards denouncing colonialism, blamed Puerto Rico's crippling debt crisis and poverty on its ambiguous status as a commonwealth, where people have USA citizenship but can not vote for Congress or the president. Read More »

Coalition strikes 'kill 17 civilians' as battle for Raqa rages


The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitor said SDF fighters took parts of the suburb of Jazra just west of Raqa's city limits on Friday. But thousands have fled in recent months, and the United Nations humanitarian office said on Tuesday that it estimated about 160,000 people remained in the city. Read More »

Trump hails the fallen and their families at Arlington


John Kelly's other son, Johnny, is preparing for his fifth military deployment . A son-in-law, Jake, is a wounded warrior. The German-U.S. relationship has been a bedrock of post-World War II foreign policy, and Merkel is still "a deeply convinced trans-Atlanticist", her spokesman, Steffen Seibert, said Monday. Read More »