U.S. executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case

An Associated Press reported said that Williams' body quickly jerked 15 times, then slowly moved another five times. Governor Hutchinson's spokesman, who commented that our client experienced 'involuntary muscular reactions, ' is simply trying to... More..

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Trump assures wall along Mexico border will be built
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump assures wall along Mexico border will be built

On Tuesday afternoon, the Republican congressional leadership offered a revised funding bill that stripped out spending on the border wall but included money to fix existing fencing and install new surveill...More..

Senate poised to confirm Acosta as Trump's man at Labor
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Senate poised to confirm Acosta as Trump's man at Labor

The International Union of Operating Engineers general president, James Callahan, backed Acosta's 2003 Justice Department nomination to head the DOJ's Civil Rights Division., calling him a "reasonable, intellig...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Tensions Simmer in California Despite Conservative Pundit Cancelling Speech

Six people were arrested - one for obstructing an officer and wearing a mask to evade police, and another for possessing a knife. The conservative social and political commentator and writer said she still migh...More..

Saints add safety, trade up for running back in NFL draft
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Saints add safety, trade up for running back in NFL draft

But Loomis acknowledged if No. 11 came down to Lattimore and Mahommes, it would have been Lattimore. Ramcyzk is a Saint but this pick has become known more for who the Saints didn't get. "I explained to them ...More..

House GOP leaders scrounge for votes to exhume health bill
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

House GOP leaders scrounge for votes to exhume health bill

The amendment was negotiated between MacArthur, a leader of the moderate Tuesday Group, and House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows as another effort to bridge the gap between the two groups. Some 52...More..

100 days in, Trump says he's brought about 'profound change'
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

100 days in, Trump says he's brought about 'profound change'

The president is expected to sign an executive order Saturday that will direct his Commerce Department and the U.S. The aim is to determine whether America is being treated fairly by its trading partners and ...More..

Trump orders overhaul of H-1B visas, Indian techies to be hit
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump orders overhaul of H-1B visas, Indian techies to be hit

Senior administration officials say that the order will also strengthen rules that bar foreign contractors from bidding on federal government projects. Technology companies have been highly resistant to the m...More..

Dozens hospitalized after deadly tornadoes hit Texas
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Dozens hospitalized after deadly tornadoes hit Texas

It was not immediately known how many people were injured by the tornado, but a Van Zandt County Sheriff's Office dispatcher told NBC Dallas-Fort Worth, " We have a lot of injuries ". PHOTOS: Tornadoes rip th...More..

Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington

With that backdrop he signed an executive order directing the Commerce Department and the USA trade representative to conduct a study of US trade agreements. The threat from North Korea, getting a health care b...More..

British heavyweight boxing star Joshua knocks out Klitschko
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

British heavyweight boxing star Joshua knocks out Klitschko

In the end, it was the rising star in Joshua that defeated the legend Klitschko by way of an 11th round TKO after a pair of knockdowns forced the referee to step in and call a stop to the action. The 28-year-...More..

Arkansas Executes Ledell Lee, State's First Inmate Put to Death Since 2005
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Arkansas Executes Ledell Lee, State's First Inmate Put to Death Since 2005

Arkansas has overcome a flurry of court challenges which derailed three other executions and put to death an inmate for the first time in almost 12 years. One of the drug companies was granted a restraini...More..

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

The Little Rock federal defenders office filed an emergency motion in federal court Friday asking for preservation of evidence " related to the botched execution of Kenneth Williams". Lee was convicted in 19...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Senate confirms Acosta as Trump's man at labor

Acosta's confirmation will give Trump his first full cabinet since he was sworn into office on January 20. The president and Capitol Hill Republicans pointed to Acosta's unanimous Senate as key qualifiers. Ac...More..

Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon restrictions
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Court agrees to hold off ruling on carbon restrictions

At the Trump administration's request, a federal appeals court said it will postpone a ruling on lawsuits challenging Obama-era restrictions on carbon emissions. Pruitt has said repeatedly that he believes th...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

North Korea's failed missile launch 'disrespected' China

The test came as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group arrived in waters near the Korean peninsula, where it will join the USS Michigan, a guided missile submarine that docked in South Korea on Tuesday. ...More..

Denver Broncos make Chad Kelly Mr. Irrelevant, and he loves it
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Denver Broncos make Chad Kelly Mr. Irrelevant, and he loves it

By selecting the Rebels' quarterback with the last pick, the Broncos made Kelly 2017's Mr. Kelly plopped down on the couch, and the living room erupted. Kelly considered turning pro, but decided returning for...More..

Congress needs to pass the Miners Protection Act
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Congress needs to pass the Miners Protection Act

If Congress fails to act this week, the beleaguered miners and dependents will be without health insurance, something that came perilously close to happening in December 2016. "We're not leaving until this is c...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Trump, Congress and 100 days: Lofty goals hit reality

It leaves out funding for the wall that Trump has pledged to build on the southern U.S. border with Mexico. Across the Capitol, Senate Democrats late Thursday blocked a quick vote on a short-term spending bi...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Can NASCAR survive the loss of another superstar after this season?

The tweet included the following message: "Just heard Ed Whitaker passed away this morning". Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick is thanking the retiring Dale Earnhardt Jr . wins the Pepsi 400 . Dal...More..

NAU Shooting Trial Judge Says No Mistrial
by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

NAU Shooting Trial Judge Says No Mistrial

Judge Dan Slayton met with lawyers Thursday morning, a day after he suspended deliberations . "I think that line was crossed, but I don't think it was intentional", Slayton said. Slayton later determined the...More..

by | Sunday, April 30, 2017

Ann Coulter Cancels Speech at Berkeley after Threats of Protests

Dozens of demonstrators gathered near the campus and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters. But there were no major confrontations between Coulter's s...More..

Body found in Grand Canyon possibly missing teenage boy
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Body found in Grand Canyon possibly missing teenage boy

Standefer was reported missing, along with Lou-Ann Merrell, 62, on April 15 when they were swept into roaring backcountry stream called Tapeats Creek. Authorities say the teenager and his step-grandmother were ...More..

by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Sharks veteran Joe Thornton played with torn ACL and MCL

NOTES: Klefbom did not play the third period for Edmonton because of an illness. The Oilers won 3-1. The first two games of the second round will go in Anaheim. "My gut feeling is we ran out of gas in the l...More..

'Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat' - Hollande
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

'Ministers must do everything possible to ensure Le Pen defeat' - Hollande

The 48-year-old will hope to drive a wedge into a growing rift in Mr Fillon's Républicains party over whether it should actively back Mr Macron in round two. Ms Le Pen, who is against the European Union , said...More..

by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

US Congress Passes Short-term Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

House leaders are still short of votes for the revised health bill, though they could bring it to the floor next week if they find the support they need. Republicans have recast the health bill to let states es...More..

Border wall would be small hit on federal budget
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Border wall would be small hit on federal budget

Senator Patty Murray observed that Republican negotiators "have simply ignored" a roster of "18 billion dollar in extreme cuts" offered by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to lower the measure's cost. ...More..

Sanders: Trump on right track with North Korea
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Sanders: Trump on right track with North Korea

Pyongyang formally quit the six-party negotiations aimed at curbing its nuclear weapons programme in 2009. While Washington is stressing the need for China to step up pressure on North Korea, Wang said the an...More..

by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Dallas Cowboys focus on defense on Day 2 of NFL draft

Watson threw for 4,593 yards and 41 touchdowns last season to lead Clemson to the national title. He gives you a real good player who can play the left side and play inside as well. This is a scary thought for ...More..

US Congress passes spending bill to avert shutdown
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

US Congress passes spending bill to avert shutdown

But with Trump marking his presidency's milestone Saturday, he did not wring any major legislation out of Congress, despite a renewed White House push to revive the House GOP's health care bill in time for a vo...More..

Humboldt's national monuments not up for Trump's review
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Humboldt's national monuments not up for Trump's review

Trump and other critics say presidents have lost sight of the original goal of the law created by President Theodore Roosevelt that was designed to protect particular historical or archaeological sites rather...More..

by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Trump Vs. The 9th Circuit: Court Uses Administration's Words Against Itself

Clearly stung by the latest court ruling, Trump suggested Wednesday he was confident the U.S. Supreme Court - now restored to a conservative majority with his appointment of Neil Gorsuch - will vindicate his ...More..

by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

US Congress approves short-term spending bill, preventing government shutdown

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy told reporters late Thursday the vote would not occur Friday or Saturday. GOP leadership is confident they will garner the votes they need to pass the bill with time , ...More..

Trump picks anti-abortion activist for key post
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Trump picks anti-abortion activist for key post

Charmaine Yoest, who actively supported Trump in his campaign, will serve as assistant secretary of public affairs at HHS. "Charmaine Yoest has spent her whole professional life opposing access to birth con...More..

Flynn was warned against accepting foreign payments: Pentagon
by | Saturday, April 29, 2017

Flynn was warned against accepting foreign payments: Pentagon

The Pentagon confirmed its investigation after the House Oversight Committee released a 2014 letter the DIA sent to Mr Flynn advising specifically that he needed advance permission from Congress before acce...More..