Attorney for Tad Cummins' family releases statement after former teacher's arrest

He was arrested Thursday after a tip led police to them at a remote cabin in Cecilville, California. Within 24 hours of his arrest at a remote cabin in Siskiyou County, Tad Cummins was on a prisoner transport to Sacramento, to be arraigned on fed... More..

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Korea on Heightened Alert as N. Korea Readies for Army Anniversary

But it also reported the Ministry of Defence had said it was carrying out a military drill on the border, timed with concern North Korea was preparing for its sixth nuclear test. Trump has also decided ag...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trump calls 100-day assessment "ridiculous"

Nevertheless, there are basically three angles to Trump's whining: (1) the broader significance of a president's first 100 days in office; (2) what this president has to show for his first 100 days of effor...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Overseas territories kick off vote in French election

Security was also a prominent concern after a wave of extremist attacks on French soil, including Thursday's attack by a gunman who fatally shot a police officer in Paris before being killed by security force...More..

Trump pledges to protect environment and workers
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Trump pledges to protect environment and workers

Participants say the Washington march will be nonpartisan and marks a new frontier for scientists more accustomed to laboratories and classrooms than activism in the streets. Protesters around the world are sta...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Ann Coulter is not letting Berkeley off easy for calling off speech

It's unclear how a few months would change the current landscape in Berkeley , which has become increasingly violent since February 1, when campus protesters were joined by aggressive members of an allegedly a...More..

North Korean threat must be countered now
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

North Korean threat must be countered now

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, on a tour of Asian allies, has said repeatedly an "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over. -South Korean military exercises "several times". North Korea's deputy Uni...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Soldiers Killed in Taliban Attack on Afghan Base, Official Says

General Dawlat Waziri, a spokesman for the Afghan Ministry of Defense, said on Saturday that "more than a hundred soldiers were killed and wounded" in the attack, but he declined to discuss precise numbers. "Th...More..

Coffman defiant at jeers during town hall
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Coffman defiant at jeers during town hall

Why does Coffman vote with Trump's agenda so often when he represents a district that re-elected him handily but went for Hillary Clinton in November? That bill was unpopular with Coffman's conservative base as...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Aaron Hernandez's funeral will be Monday in CT

Hernandez was found in his cell with the words "John 3:16" written on his forehead in red magic marker, Fox 25 reported Thursday. Scientists at Boston University are studying Hernandez's brain for any signs...More..

Carney hears input on bill legalizing recreational marijuana
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Carney hears input on bill legalizing recreational marijuana

Most people under 65 say they've tried marijuana, while only a quarter of those over 65 say they have have. Overall, the poll results represent the continuation of a dramatic shift for Americans, who not 30...More..

Teacher Fills Unusual Prescription Before Kidnapping
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Teacher Fills Unusual Prescription Before Kidnapping

Those details are important, she said, as authorities are trying to establish if there was some sort of sexual relationship between Cummins and Elizabeth. "We have mental health people that are engaged actively...More..

Two Japanese destroyers depart for possible drill with USA carrier group
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Two Japanese destroyers depart for possible drill with USA carrier group

The perceived communications mix-up has raised eyebrows among Korea experts, who wonder whether it erodes the Trump administration's credibility at a time when USA rhetoric about the North's advancing nuclear a...More..

Jeff Sessions changes prepared speech to not call criminal illegal immigrants 'filth'
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Jeff Sessions changes prepared speech to not call criminal illegal immigrants 'filth'

He also returned to a common theme from the Trump campaign by saying drug cartels and criminal gangs are turning American cities into "war zones" by raping and killing innocent people. Speaking from the Arizo...More..

State auditor defends decision to subpoena documents
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

State auditor defends decision to subpoena documents

Galloway said the Department of Revenue has until April 28 to comply with the subpoena. So Galloway took the extraordinary step on Wednesday of issuing a subpoena to get records from 2012 to now. In later let...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

With Turkish police beginning to crack down on those who have called for demonstrations over the result, left-wing website sendika.org said its editor-in-chief Ali Ergin Demirhan was held in a pre-down raid on ...More..

by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Republicans hold on to Kansas House seat in a close special election

Compared with Mike Pompeo , who Estes will replace in Congress, the victory margin was much smaller for the GOP. And, at least on paper, the US House race shouldn't have been such a struggle in a district an...More..

Bernie Sanders Lied About Being a Democrat
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Bernie Sanders Lied About Being a Democrat

All week, two prominent figures on the left have been traveling the country on a Democratic Party unity tour , except there has not been too much unity. Sanders was criticized on social media Wednesday nigh...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Good work on Libya Trump tells Gentiloni

US President Donald Trump has expressed the desire for the European Union to remain strong. "We don't know whether or not they're able to do that, but I have absolute confidence that he will be trying very, v...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Georgia election heads for runoff as Dem falls just short of majority

If no one reaches 50 percent, the top two vote-getters square off on June 20. But Ossoff's haul fell short of the majority threshold required to outright win, despite him getting support from prominent Democr...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Gorsuch Full of Questions in First US Supreme Court Argument

Gorsuch responded briefly to thank Roberts for the "warm welcome". Last week, however, the justices asked parties to address a new development in the case. Gorsuch showed no hint of nervousness sitting along...More..

Gorsuch's ascension to high court vindicates McConnell plan
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Gorsuch's ascension to high court vindicates McConnell plan

Retired Justice John Paul Stevens said such ceremonies give the appearance the new justice is going to the court as the president's appointee rather than an independent justice. Faced with their injustice again...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Ann Coulter Vows to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Ban

Berkeley administrators had told the Berkeley College Republicans, the group sponsoring the planned event, that they were "unable to find a safe and suitable venue for your planned April 27 event featuring A...More..

Trump Gets Low Marks on 100-Day Report Card
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump Gets Low Marks on 100-Day Report Card

There are at least two dozen times Donald Trump has said , on record, that he would release his taxes - but it seems like this is yet another broken promise. The horrendous polling numbers suggests what many...More..

Trump celebrates swearing-in of Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump celebrates swearing-in of Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice

The White House event shortly after 11 a.m. followed a private swearing-in two hours earlier at the Supreme Court, where Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. In some ways, Gorsuch is the prototypical justice. Go...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Justice Neil Gorsuch's First Day on the Job

Gorsuch asked four questions in a row in a case involving a procedural issue in a federal worker's claim of employment bias, the Associated Press reports. This search finds Judge Gorsuch's opinion in Hobby L...More..

Canada's dairy measures a 'disgrace'
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Canada's dairy measures a 'disgrace'

U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist speech in Wisconsin included a harsh and direct attack on trade with Canada. "In Canada, some very unfair things have happened to our dairy farmers and others", Tru...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump administration plans to release major tax reform plan "very soon"

During an appearance at the Treasury Department, Trump is scheduled to sign two presidential memos ordering six-month reviews of the 2010 law's authority for regulators to designate large firms as a risk to the...More..

Chaffetz leaves door open to not finish term in House
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Chaffetz leaves door open to not finish term in House

He flip-flopped in his support of Trump, though noted in today's Facebook post that he had the "full support of Speaker Ryan" to continue chairing the prominent committee and wasn't concerned about a primary ...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

What's in the New Obamacare Deal That Could Unite Conservatives, Centrists

Some remain skeptical of the conservative solution to use high-risk pools to subsidize that coverage. High-risk pools are insurance pools for patients with preexisting conditions subsidized by the government. "...More..

Trump calls 100-day assessment 'ridiculous'
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Trump calls 100-day assessment 'ridiculous'

By the standards of a Bernie Sanders-esque socialist, Obama's first 100 days were a deflating disappointment. He helped pass 15 major pieces of legislation through a willing Congress. He expressly said that t...More..

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

In fact, crime in New York City is at record lows. The Department of Justice was referring to the February release of an 18-year-old from Rikers Island even though he had been ordered deported by an immigra...More..

Arkansas Executes Inmate After 5-4 Supreme Court Vote
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Arkansas Executes Inmate After 5-4 Supreme Court Vote

Earlier this month, the Arkansas Parole Board said that Lee's plea for clemency was "without merit", and on Tuesday, a judge declined to delay his execution. It's a unusual twist in America's long relationship ...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

NYC mayor lashes out over DOJ 'soft on crime' statement

California cities are mobilizing to fight the Trump administration's effort to strip federal funding from so-called sanctuary cities, which do not enforce federal immigration policy. Originally slated to say, "...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Runoff ahead in Georgia US House race

In the much-watched race in the typically Republican district, Democrat Jon Ossoff finished first with roughly 48% of the vote, triggering a runoff with second-place finisher, Republican Karen Handel . There w...More..