A child died in a house fire Monday afternoon near the western Wisconsin town of New Richmond, the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office said. Family members, neighbors and first responders tried to rescue the child trapped inside a burning home on the 17000 block of Margaret Street, but were unable to reach the child due to the heat and flames, said St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson. The child died at the scene, Knudson said in a news release. The child's name has not been released. It was not immediately clear what sparked the blaze, which was reported about 3:15 p.m. … [Read more...] about Child dies in house fire near New Richmond, Wis.
Updated 4:36 am, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 WASHINGTON (AP) — A fuller readout of President Donald Trump's health following his first medical check-up is expected later Tuesday. Trump's White House physician - Navy doctor Ronny Jackson - declared Trump to be in "excellent health" following last Friday's exam at the Walter Reed military hospital in Maryland. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Jackson will attend her briefing Tuesday to provide a more complete readout on Trump's physical health. Not expected are any conclusions about Trump's mental acuity. Questions about Trump's mental fitness have been raised following comments attributed to some of his close advisers in a new book, and his recent slurring of words on national TV. LATEST SFGATE VIDEOS Now Playing: Now Playing MLK march in San Francisco SFGate Georgia firefighters share dramatic rescue video sfgate Vacaville police dog breaks in new shoes sfgate Black Comix … [Read more...] about White House doc to provide more details about Trump’s health
Washington – A fuller readout of President Donald Trump’s health following his first medical check-up is expected later Tuesday.Trump’s White House physician — Navy doctor Ronny Jackson — declared Trump to be in “excellent health” following last Friday’s exam at the Walter Reed military hospital in Maryland.White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Jackson will attend her briefing Tuesday to provide a more complete readout on Trump’s physical health.Not expected are any conclusions about Trump’s mental acuity. Questions about Trump’s mental fitness have been raised following comments attributed to some of his close advisers in a new book, and his recent slurring of words on national TV.Presidents aren’t required to get a checkup, but modern presidents do so regularly and release a doctor’s report on the findings. Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be … [Read more...] about White House doc to give more details on Trump’s health
WASHINGTON — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is expected to testify behind closed doors to the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. Bannon, who left his job at the White House in August amid frequent clashes with other staff members, had a dramatic and public split with Trump earlier this month. The former Trump adviser, who had remained in touch with the president after leaving the White House, was quoted in a new tell-all book calling actions by Trump's eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., "treasonous."In the book Fire and Fury, author Michael Wolff said Bannon was referring to Trump Jr.'s June 2016 meeting with a Russian lawyer to try to get "dirt" on Hillary Clinton.Trump responded to Bannon's quotes in the book with a scathing statement: "Steve Bannon has nothing to do with me or my presidency. When he was fired, he not only lost his job, … [Read more...] about Steve Bannon testifies for Russia probe: Five questions House Intel may ask
Washington – The House Intelligence Committee is poised to question Steve Bannon, the onetime confidant to President Donald Trump, following his spectacular fall from power after accusing the president’s son and others of “treasonous” behavior for taking a meeting with Russians during the 2016 campaign.Bannon is scheduled to testify before the panel on Tuesday, according to a person familiar with the committee’s plans. The person was not authorized to discuss private committee deliberations and spoke on condition of anonymity.The testimony comes just one week after a very public excommunication from Trump’s closest confines following the publication of Michael Wolff’s “Fire and Fury.” In the book, Bannon accuses Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of “treasonous” behavior for meeting with a group of Russian lawyers and lobbyists who they believed were ready to offer … [Read more...] about House panel interviewing Bannon after fall from power