DHS issues first 'detainer' report

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) request for detainers. Supporters of sanctuary cities say the policy improves residents' relations with police and point to research showing both documented and undocumented immigrants are less likely... More..

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S.Korea's Park apologises, promises cooperation in graft probe
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

S.Korea's Park apologises, promises cooperation in graft probe

Having lost presidential immunity, Park could soon face criminal charges connected to bribery, extortion and abuse of power in connection with allegations of conspiring with her friend, Choi Soon-sil. She answe...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Palestinian leader meets Trump envoy at Arab summit

Trump hasn't yet formulated a policy on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but has suggested the internationally backed idea of a two-state solution isn't the only option on the table. Instead, he has made vague...More..

Republican Congressman Cancels Hearing About Trump's Ties With Russia
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Republican Congressman Cancels Hearing About Trump's Ties With Russia

He is allowing the White House to sabotage the only House investigation into the matter by allowing a Trump transition official to chair the investigative committee. Yates' lawyer also sent a letter to White ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

US Secretary of State Tillerson Meets Chinese President Xi

A spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry slammed U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's recent talk of tougher sanctions, more pressure, and possible military action, and said the North would not be de...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

James Harris Jackson Baltimore white supremacist: I came to slaughter African Americans

Hundreds of protestors are expected to take to the streets on Friday night in NY to protest the fatal stabbing of Timothy Caughman, a black man who was killed on Monday after authorities say a white man travele...More..

Fears of a cabinet reshuffle after Gordhan is called back from London
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Fears of a cabinet reshuffle after Gordhan is called back from London

Gordhan, who had already served one stint as finance minister under Zuma , is well-respected by the worldwide investment community, said Piotr Matys, emerging-markets currency strategist at Rabobank. "In any e...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

3 storm chasers die in crash during Southern Plains storms

The investigation into the crash remains ongoing, according to the Department of Public Safety. The three men were identified as Kelley Williamson, 57, Randy Yarnall, 55, and Corbin Jaege, 25. "The decision w...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

3 storm chasers killed in crash during West Texas storms

The afternoon storm caused no damage or injuries and was on the ground for about six minutes, according to Canaday. The ratings mean the storm winds were estimated at 60 to 110 miles per hour. This time the gre...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Wait for the tax cuts (for rich) to come from Freedom Caucus

The group demanded more extreme repeal measures of Obamacare and had enough votes to block the bill's passage in the House. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan touts the GOP health care reform bill the "America...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets following airstrikes

The Israeli military said then that Syria fired two anti-aircraft missiles at its jets targeting artillery positions, but both missiles missed. The Syrian military said the jets struck a military site near Pa...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

Republican Caucus Chair Tan Parker of Flower Mound said he hasn't tried to get a sentiment of the caucus because he is concentrating first on the state budget. Borrowing money, tapping the state's $1.8 billion ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Saudi King Salman invites Egypt's Sisi to visit: Sisi's office

The declaration said Arab leaders support Yemen's legitimate government and a political settlement to the conflict on the basis of UN Resolution 2216, the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) initiative and the out...More..

Scandal-hit Brazil meat plants have not shipped to US: USDA
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Scandal-hit Brazil meat plants have not shipped to US: USDA

The company said they have reviewed the information provided by Brazil's Secretariat of Animal and Plant Health (SDA) of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supply (MAPA) and are satisfied that corn...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Cyclone Debbie: Queensland cleans up as storm moves inland

Hundreds of homes and buildings damaged; scores of yachts shipwrecked on the shore; debris-covered streets strewn with tin, sand and shards of glass; trees uprooted; rainforests shredded, and thousands of lives...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Federer beats Nadal to reach Indian Wells quarter-finals

Kyrgios broke Djokovic in the opening game of the match en route to grabbing the first set and in the tiebreaker raced out to a 3-0 lead that was ultimately too much for Djokovic, who needed three sets to get b...More..

Trump admin drops human rights conditions for Bahrain F-16s
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump admin drops human rights conditions for Bahrain F-16s

The State Department told Congress it backs the sale of 19 Lockheed Martin F-16 fighters to Bahrain without preconditions on improved human rights previously demanded by the Obama administration, according to t...More..

South Carolina Basketball: Gamecocks Never Say Die On Way to Final Four
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

South Carolina Basketball: Gamecocks Never Say Die On Way to Final Four

Here's some footage of Martin on the sideline as the Miami High coach and it appears his coaching style hasn't changed a lick. They have an old-school, low-post big man in Kennedy Meeks, who dominated Kentucky ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka becomes unpaid White House employee

The Post cited letters from Yates' attorneys to the Justice Department . White House Press secretary Sean Spicer speaks to the media during the daily briefing in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White ...More..

Helicopter Carrying 5 People Goes Missing Over Irish Sea
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Helicopter Carrying 5 People Goes Missing Over Irish Sea

The search operation - which was launched at 4.15pm after radar contact was lost - is being coordinated in the Caernarfon Bay area of North Wales. Two UK Coastguard helicopters searched the area between nor...More..

Schumer Urges Democrats to Filibuster Gorsuch
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Schumer Urges Democrats to Filibuster Gorsuch

As committee hearings on Gorsuch concluded Thursday, it appeared increasingly likely that Republicans hoping to elevate President Trump's choice for the court would resort to replacing long-standing rules with ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Islamic State shells at Syria dam, forcing engineers to halt work

A media official with the Syrian Democratic Forces stated repairs to spillways at the Tabqa Dam are complete, adding that engineers have brought parts of the facility back to normal working order. Signs of ISIL...More..

French election: Macron takes lead in latest poll
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

French election: Macron takes lead in latest poll

A snap opinion poll showed Macron, a former economy minister who has never run for public office before, was seen as the most convincing among the top five contenders in a marathon debate of almost three an...More..

Led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians, Amnesty International says
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians, Amnesty International says

The resulting battle is the most "extraordinarily brutal close quarters combat" he has seen in his career, Townsend said , calling it "the most significant urban combat to take place since World War II". The r...More..

Surveillance video shows woman jump out of trunk after kidnapping
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Surveillance video shows woman jump out of trunk after kidnapping

CBS affiliate WIAT in Alabama reported Wednesday that the woman freed herself from her captor by jumping out of the trunk while the auto was in motion. The trunk of the black sedan pops open as it drives past ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Senate intel leaders pledge Russia probe cooperation

House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes acknowledges he went to the White House grounds to review intelligence reports and meet the secret source behind his claim that communications involving associates of P...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

World's Next War? Israeli Fighter Jet Shoots Down Anti-Aircraft Missile In Syria

But normally Israel makes no official comment. Rocket sirens had sounded in Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank and two Reuters witnesses heard an explosion a few minutes later....More..

No turning back, says May seeking EU exit
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

No turning back, says May seeking EU exit

But May insisted that Brexit means Brexit and said , "That means there's no second referendum , no attempts to stay in the European Union by the back door". "But we must settle the accounts, no more, no les...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Can't allow 'bad actors' to have nuclear weapons: Nikki Haley

The US, Britain and France were among the countries that skipped a United Nations meeting to discuss a new treaty. Other nations sitting out the five-day talks included Russia, China, Great Britain, France,...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Landrieu joins San Francisco's fight against Trump's anti-sanctuary city policy

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said on Monday that the Justice Department would restrict grants to jurisdictions that do not cooperate with federal immigration authorities. Sessions argues that the crackdown is...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Norway Named World's Happiest Country, US Falls Further

Despite the relative rise in Morocco's rate of happiness from last year's ranking of 90 happiest country , the kingdom is still below the average of the overall worldwide standings. Burundi, Tanzania, Syria ...More..

Sheridan JCPenney among 138 store closures nationwide
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sheridan JCPenney among 138 store closures nationwide

Additionally, JCPenney will provide outplacement support services for those eligible employees who will be leaving the company. JCPenney reports in a news release that most closures are expected to occur in J...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Westminster attack: Two more arrests as fourth victim named

Mark Rowley revealed the name in a briefing outside Scotland Yard, where also announced two more " significant " arrests had been made. Spanish teacher Aysha Frade and 54-year-old Kurt Cochran from Utah died ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Schiff says he will meet with Nunes on Thursday

Why did Nunes cancel a series of hearings? The Associated Press later confirmed the authenticity of the letters . The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the correspondence. "I believe that t...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Feds extend deadline for first border wall bids

The latest Trump proposal, disclosed Tuesday, would eliminate $1.2 billion in National Institutes of Health research grants, a favorite of both parties. A Capitol Hill aide described the cuts to The Associated ...More..