National News | WRHL http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=491 National News 2015-07-07T10:24:32Z National News #version=9,0,0,0" width="300" height="54" id="CBSNews_v2" align="middle"> South Carolina Senate expected to vote to remove Confederate flag By Harriet McLeod CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - South Carolina's Senate is poised to pass legislation Tuesday to remove the Confederate battle flag from the state house, where it has flown for five decades despite being viewed by many as a symbol of slavery. A bill to banish the flag from the Capitol grounds to a museum is headed on Tuesday for a third and final vote in the Senate, which it is considered virtually certain to pass. Then it will be taken up by the House of Representatives and could become law as early as Thursday. Bill Cosby said in 2005 lawsuit he gave Quaaludes to women for sex Comedian Bill Cosby testified in 2005 that he had obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving the sedatives to young women in order to have sex with them, according to court documents unsealed on Monday. Cosby, 77, made the admission during testimony in a civil case brought by a former Temple University employee, Andrea Constand, who alleged that Cosby tricked her into taking drugs before he sexually assaulted her. Cosby's lawyers had argued that the documents would cause severe embarrassment to the comedian-actor, who is best known for playing lovable father figure Dr. Cliff Huxtable on the hit TV comedy series "The Cosby Show" in the 1980s and 1990s. Clinton says Puerto Rico should have access to U.S. bankruptcy laws U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Puerto Rico's public entities should be able to use U.S. bankruptcy laws to restructure some $72 billion in debt. Like U.S. states, Puerto Rico, a commonwealth, cannot file for bankruptcy protection. Unlike U.S. states, Puerto Rico's public entities, including municipalities, are not covered by U.S. Chapter 9 bankruptcy laws. Greece restarts talks with creditors as country on edge BRUSSELS (AP) — With their country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek officials restarted talks with skeptical creditors on a new rescue deal, but showed up Tuesday without the concrete proposals their European counterparts had demanded. FBI conducting investigation at home of Subway's Jared Fogle Federal authorities are at the home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle. The raid comes in the wake of a child porn investigation involving the former executive director of Jared's charity. Lawyers: Cosby's drugs-sex admission could help women's suit PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's admission that he obtained quaaludes to give young women he was pursuing for sex could bolster defamation claims lodged by his accusers, the women's lawyers said after The Associated Press reported on newly released court documents. Multiple injuries after police-involved shooting in Atlantic City Authorities are investigating a police-involved shooting in Atlantic City that left several people injured Tuesday morning. Audit: 5 children given wrong vaccinations at Salem County clinic A program called Shots for Tots at Memorial Hospital of Salem County went horribly wrong, according to health officials. Federal, Indiana authorities raid home of Subway spokesman ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — FBI agents and Indiana State Police are at the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle and have removed electronics from the property. SpaceX close to figuring out rocket failure during launch CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX says it is still trying to figuring out what caused its rocket to break apart during liftoff nine days ago, but it's getting close. Some Baton Rouge businesses evacuated after pipeline leak: report (Reuters) - A hazardous materials leak in South Choctaw, Baton Rouge in Louisiana led to evacuations of businesses in the area on Tuesday morning, according to a report on the KPLC TV news website. Workers of Royal Dutch Shell shut down the pipeline following the leak, which created a cloud of petroleum, the local media report quoted the Baton Rouge Fire Department as saying. It was not clear which company owned the pipeline and Shell was not immediately available for comment. (Reporting by Arpan Varghese in Bengaluru; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama) Washington ice cave collapse kills 1 amid warm weather VERLOT, Wash. (AP) — Ice caves popular with hikers partially collapsed in Washington state, killing one person and leaving at least four others injured, after authorities posted warnings about the danger from warm weather. Little information released on shooting deaths of 4 in SC ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — Officials are releasing little information about the shooting deaths of four people at a South Carolina home, stopping short of calling the incident a murder-suicide even though authorities have said they weren't seeking a suspect after discovering the bodies. 10 Things to Know for Today Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: The battle for control of the human breast milk industry TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — It could trade for 400 times more than the price of crude oil and 2,000 times more than iron ore. If sold off the shelf, it could cost more than 150 times the price of a gallon of cow's milk and 15 times more than coffee. Police search Indiana home of Subway pitchman Jared Fogle: report (Reuters) - Police searched the Indiana home of Subway sandwich chain pitchman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, nearly two months after the executive director of his foundation was arrested on federal child pornography charges, the Indianapolis Star reported. California right-to-die bill struggling amid religious fight SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A bill that would allow California physicians to help terminally ill patients end their lives is struggling to muster enough support ahead of a legislative vote Tuesday. Hospital: Nurse who dropped newborn disciplined, not fired UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A spokesman for a Pennsylvania hospital says a veteran nurse who accidentally dropped a newborn baby, fracturing his skull, will be disciplined but not fired. Peterson returns to court in murder-for-hire trial CHESTER, Ill. (AP) — Former suburban Chicago police sergeant Drew Peterson is due back in court as his trial on charges of plotting to kill a prosecutor approaches. Man convicted in murder, dismemberment seeks new trial GRETNA, La. (AP) — A man convicted in the death and dismemberment of a Bourbon Street dancer is seeking a new trial, citing a history of mental illness and three failed requests for a mistrial during his proceedings. Documents: Bill Cosby said he obtained drugs to give to women for sex, representative responds Bill Cosby admitted in 2005 that he secured quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with. Patients will have their say at sentencing for cancer doctor DETROIT (AP) — Patients and their relatives will be giving an earful to a Detroit-area cancer doctor who admits ordering excessive treatments to get millions of dollars from insurers. Pedestrian struck and killed by SEPTA bus in Center City Philadelphia police say a man was struck and killed by a SEPTA bus in Center City. Grays Ferry shootings injure 6-year-old, kill man Philadelphia Police are searching for suspects after two separate shootings in the Grays Ferry neighborhood. Bruce Jenner's 1984 Olympic Torch going on auction block NEW YORK (AP) — The 1984 Summer Olympic Torch that Bruce Jenner carried through Lake Tahoe, Nevada, is going on the auction block where it could fetch $20,000 or more. After coal, can better health save West Virginia? By Valerie Volcovici WILLIAMSON, WV (Reuters) - With coal trains chugging past in the distance, Jack Perry watches as his wife, Margie, plants row upon row of Hungarian pepper seedlings in the community garden that residents of this West Virginia coal town call the "Garden of Eatin'."     "The peppers they sell at the stores don't taste anything like this," says Perry, a retired coal worker. Unlike their neighbors in Kentucky, where there have been state-sponsored economic transition efforts, West Virginians have been largely left on their own to respond to coal's decline. 1 Dead in Washington State Ice Cave Collapse An ice cave partially collapsed Monday in Washington state, killing one person and injuring five others, authorities said. New Orleans: Officer arrested for obstruction of justice NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans police have arrested one of their own for obstruction of justice as they investigate last month's shooting death of another police officer. Storm brings flash flooding to Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (AP) — A thunderstorm with heavy rains and high winds moved across the Las Vegas area, flooding roads and knocking out power to hundreds. SF sheriff defends prior release of suspect in pier slaying SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has defended his office's decision to release a Mexican man who was in the U.S. illegally and who is now suspected in the killing of a woman at a sightseeing pier. AccuWeather: Steamy Again, Spotty Storms Today Meteorologist David Murphy says any storm over the next two days could produce drenching downpours. WRHL 2015-07-07T15:24:32Z http://www.wrhl.net/pages/index.cfm?id=491