Former Ga governor could become Secretary of Agriculture soon

Perdue won confirmation on a strong bipartisan vote of 87-11, as several Democrats backed a Trump nominee after razor-thin outcomes for his choices earlier this year. Department of Agriculture". Each of us in this Chamber represent farmers, rancher... More..

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by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

US strike on Syrian air base has limited impact on Assad

He said the United States expected Russian Federation to take a tougher stance against Syria by rethinking its alliance with Assad because "every time one of these horrific attacks occurs, it draws Russian Fe...More..

Freeman's 2 HRs, Swanson's hit lifts Braves over Padres 5-4
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Freeman's 2 HRs, Swanson's hit lifts Braves over Padres 5-4

A walk to Adonis Garcia and two wild pitches followed before Flowers delivered two runs with a single. Phillips' one-out single was the first hit allowed by Trevor Cahill (0-2). Inciarte and Freddie Freeman, wh...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Lawsuit: Man deported after being part of protection program

There are an estimated 11 million undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. However, under the new policies enacted by Trump's executive orders, the criteria for border protection agents to detain and deport u...More..

Congratulations to Justice Neil Gorsuch
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Congratulations to Justice Neil Gorsuch

And next time Democrats control the White House and the Senate, they could be the ones to benefit from the rules change enacted under McConnell, since it will apply to all future Supreme Court nominees, too, el...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump Picks Strategy To Counter Russia Storyline: Blame Susan Rice

Carter Page, a foreign policy adviser to the Trump campaign, met with a Russian intelligence operative in 2013 and provided him documents about the energy industry, according to court documents from a 2015 pros...More..

'To prevent and deter': Trump's statement on Syria strike in full
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

'To prevent and deter': Trump's statement on Syria strike in full

This April 4, 2017 , photo provided by the Syrian anti-government activist group Edlib Media Center shows a man carrying a child following a suspected chemical attack at a makeshift hospital in the town of Kha...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Syrian base blasted by United States cruise missiles

The Kremlin added that Putin sees the latest USA military action as "an attempt to distract from the mounting civilian casualties in Iraq". He ordered the attack in retaliation to a "barbaric" chemical attack o...More..

McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

McConnell reaches out to Romney about possible Senate bid

Senator Orrin Hatch to step down in 2018 so that Romney can run for the seat. "If he wants to run again, I'm for him", he told reporters Friday morning. 'I've had some conversations w mitt Romney . In this...More..

by | Sunday, April 02, 2017

3 arrested in Atlanta fire and overpass collapse

Sophia Bruner and Barry Thomas face criminal trespassing charges, Florence said. (WSB-TV via AP). In this aerial image made from a video provided by WSB-TV, a large fire that caused an overpass on Interstate ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Dem senator warns of political danger on Supreme Court vote

With so many important issues before the court that will impact millions of everyday Americans and, after reviewing his record and testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, I can not support Judge Gors...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary city orders

The executive order would punish cities and communities that refuse to cooperate with these federal efforts to find and deport immigrants living in the USA illegally, a method that Seattle Mayor Ed Murray stron...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

'Angel of Death' serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

Donald Harvey was allegedly beaten Tuesday afternoon at the Toledo Correctional Institution in OH, where he is serving time for murder. There's no word on whether there are suspects at the Toledo prison or hi...More..

White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel yourselves
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White House tells Russia probers: Come see intel yourselves

He added that he believed the intelligence was legally obtained under the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act and was not related to the FBI's investigation into Russian meddling in last year's presidential e...More..

Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations

Perez is now taking meetings all over the country, engaging in "active listening" and working to fix and rebuild his party. The call for the resignations, with a deadline of April 15, comes "as the DNC attemp...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Driver strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Malecki said "shots were fired" during the attempt to arrest the driver, though she did not provide further details, including who fired the shots. On Thursday, according to a Capitol police spokesperson in ...More..

Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting Leave 1 Dead, 16 Injured
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting Leave 1 Dead, 16 Injured

Police found a " chaotic crime scene " as they looked for witnesses , many of whom took off when the shooting started, said Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate. But the Orlando, Florida, night...More..

Trump's Laptop Ban Is Proof His Hands Aren't Tied, Hawaii Says
by | Sunday, March 26, 2017

Trump's Laptop Ban Is Proof His Hands Aren't Tied, Hawaii Says

And while the laptop ban, like the travel ban, can and does apply to people of other religious faiths, it seems clear that both will primarily adversely affect Muslims. The original travel ban, signed January 2...More..

by | Saturday, March 25, 2017

Tillerson Will Go to Rescheduled NATO Meeting After Criticism

That order temporarily barred citizens from six majority-Muslim countries from entering the US - adopting a slightly narrower scope than his first travel ban, which had been put on hold in federal court. Advoca...More..

Cops Hunt Teacher Accused Of Abducting Student
by | Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Cops Hunt Teacher Accused Of Abducting Student

The school district investigated the allegation, removed student Elizabeth Thomas from teacher Tad Cummins' class and said the teacher would be reprimanded. "Tad, this is not you". He was suspended for ...More..

'Billions' creators react to the firing of US Attorney Preet Bharara
by | Tuesday, March 14, 2017

'Billions' creators react to the firing of US Attorney Preet Bharara

It is customary, though not automatic, for the country's 93 USA attorneys to leave their positions once a new president is in office. They usually leave office when a new president is elected, although some r...More..

US commander signals larger, longer US presence in Syria
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

US commander signals larger, longer US presence in Syria

In Syria, Turkish forces have attacked Kurdish fighters, and hundreds of USA troops are there to help the SDF prepare for the looming fight for Raqqa. The deployment reflects Washington's deeper involvement in ...More..

Big Ten Championship Pick: Will Michigan stay hot vs. Wisconsin? 3/12/17
by | Monday, March 13, 2017

Big Ten Championship Pick: Will Michigan stay hot vs. Wisconsin? 3/12/17

Wisconsin was playing in Sunday's championship for the second time in three years. The Badgers, who finished two games back of Purdue, and split two regular-season games with MI, enter the NCAA Tournament a...More..

by | Sunday, March 12, 2017

Longmont weather: High winds and showers expected over the weekend

We'll provide updated information throughout the weekend. Forecasters say to expect rainy, windy conditions throughout the mid-valley on Saturday , with highs around 55. Snow likely, mainly after 4am. Mostly...More..

Virgin America adds flights to RDU
by | Saturday, March 11, 2017

Virgin America adds flights to RDU

A daily flight to and from Nashville International Airport (BNA) will be offered. A redeye flight will leave SFO at 11:30 p.m. and arrive back at RDU at 7:30 a.m. All the mainline flights on Alaska's new routes...More..

How Celebrities Are Remembering Notorious BIG On 20th Anniversary Of Death
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

How Celebrities Are Remembering Notorious BIG On 20th Anniversary Of Death

He described his first meeting with Biggie at a soul food restaurant in Harlem, saying, "The first thing I remember was how big and black he was", in contrast to numerous rappers who had gone mainstream by the ...More..

Locals take part in 'A Day Without a Woman' nationwide protest
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Locals take part in 'A Day Without a Woman' nationwide protest

The national strike movement on Wednesday coincides with International Women's Day. The Day Without a Woman, on March 8, is the latest political action organized by the group of activists behind January's W...More..

California fault could cause magnitude-7.4 quake
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

California fault could cause magnitude-7.4 quake

Because the stepovers in the Newport-Inglewood/Rose Canyon (NIRC) fault are two kilometers wide or less, the Scripps-led team considers a rupture of all the offshore segments is possible, said study co-author...More..

Welch meets with Trump to talk prescription drugs
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Welch meets with Trump to talk prescription drugs

Weeks went by and it's now finally happening . In addition to raising the issue of prescription drugs, Cummings told "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson, "I'm also going to...talk to him about votin...More..

Daycare worker arrested in Pennsylvania after pushing 4yo girl down stairs
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Daycare worker arrested in Pennsylvania after pushing 4yo girl down stairs

According to reports, Gable pushed the child down a small flight of stairs the afternoon of Friday, March 3 at Childcare of the Future in Clifton Heights. In the video you can see the girl enter the picture at ...More..

U.S. top court sidesteps ruling in major transgender rights case
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

U.S. top court sidesteps ruling in major transgender rights case

G.G. In letter briefs filed at the court's request last week, both the Gloucester County School Board and G.G., as the student is known, told the court to forge ahead with the case. But Monday's order, ...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Pence demands apology from AP for showing Second Lady's personal email address

Primary points in the letter from Pence's legal counsel were that the publication of Mrs. Pence's private email address had subjected her to "vitriolic and malicious" messages, as well as creating security co...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Rand Paul Blocked From Reading Obamacare Repeal Bill

Democrats launched a scavenger hunt on Capitol Hill Thursday in search of an Obamacare repeal-and-replace plan that's been crafted by House Republicans, which is being kept in a locked room. "They're trying to ...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Baltimore Police Officers Indicted In Racketeering Scheme

Federal prosecutors announced the indictment Wednesday in the city, where the police department entered into a consent decree with the U.S. Justice Department in the final days of the Obama administration, prom...More..

Colts defensive lineman charged with DUI, theft after allegedly stealing golf cart
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Colts defensive lineman charged with DUI, theft after allegedly stealing golf cart

Saturday at an apartment complex in the 6900 block of East Osborn Road in Scottsdale after someone called 911 regarding an assault and auto theft, according to Scottsdale police. "He displayed signs of alcohol ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

FCC chief: AT&T-Time Warner deal won't face agency's scrutiny

Approved under Pai's predecessor, the rules require internet providers to take a stricter stance on protecting and using customer data. Along with citing existing FTC privacy rules, Pai has previously stated ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Supreme Court weighs NC law banning sex offenders from Facebook

He was convicted of indecent liberties of a minor and was required to register as a sex offender, "a designation that lasts 30 years". But they found it hard to defend North Carolina's law, passed in 2008 a...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Justice Department withdraws Obama-era challenge to Texas voter ID law

The Justice Department has revoked a brief filed in federal district court opposing a Texas law requiring voters to show identification at the polls. In July 2016, the Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit i...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

8-year-old girl fatally shot after Houston auto crash

The child was taken to the hospital after the shooting but later died, officers said. According to police, the driver of the Pontiac jumped into the four-door sedan and fled the scene. And she said that befor...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

$6 million. That's how much repealing 'Obamacare' could cost SLO County

This is the first time more people support the ACA than oppose it, and these findings show public support for the health care law is escalating quickly. The plan, leaked to reporters Friday, largely mir...More..

Pro-abortion Justice Ginsburg assures media and admirers she is not retiring
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Pro-abortion Justice Ginsburg assures media and admirers she is not retiring

While it may feel like the United States is in a troubling and chaotic political moment, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg doesn't think it's inescapable. Ginsburg also said the United States is not a...More..

This is the warmest February day ever recorded in Boston
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

This is the warmest February day ever recorded in Boston

Record warm temperatures had residents in southern New England ditching winter coats in favor of shirt sleeves and heading to beaches and parks instead of ski slopes. Buffalo's record of 67 degrees on February ...More..

ICE agents arrest alleged domestic abuse victim in court
by | Saturday, February 18, 2017

ICE agents arrest alleged domestic abuse victim in court

In the case of immigrant and undocumented survivors, abusive partners often leverage the victim's immigration status to control their behavior and create a great deal of fear by threatening to report them to ...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Senate to confirm Trump budget chief

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) was the lone Republican to join all 48 Democrats in voting against Mulvaney , a hard-line conservative and founding member of the House Freedom Caucus. And on Tuesday, McCain tol...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Delphi, Indiana: Latest updates after two bodies found dead near trail

State police said in a press conference Wednesday that the deaths of Abigail "Abby" Williams , 13, and Liberty "Libby" German , 14, were being investigated as homicides. People living in Delphi were concern...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Flynn Apologized To Pence Amid Reports He Talked Sanctions With Russia

Trump asked for an investigation into the leaks in West Wing. "Flynn's resignation is a good [first] step". But some additional uncertainty is worth the price of replacing a loose cannon like Michael Flynn. F...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Killed, 1 Critically Wounded in Shooting on Chicago's Southwest Side

Lavontay White Jr. was shot in the head. Two of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene, and a third was taken to an area hospital in critical condition, fire officials said. "My gut is telling me that...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump starts making changes to Obamacare

Whether to keep the Medicaid expansion that was part of Obamacare could divide conservative and moderate Republicans. Monday's forum will begin at 10:45 a.m.at the Oakland Senior Center. "The real cause for a...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Four Hurt, Nine Cars Damaged in CA Disneyland Parking Structure Fire

Several cars caught fire at the main parking garage for Disneyland guests on Monday, KABC-TV reported. Anaheim police said Monday that everyone had been evacuated from the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure. ...More..

Yale Will Take Calhoun Name Off Residential College
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Yale Will Take Calhoun Name Off Residential College

Calhoun's legacy as a white supremacist and a national leader who passionately promoted slavery as a "positive good" fundamentally conflicts with Yale's mission and values", Yale President Peter Salovey said in...More..