Bernie Sanders Defends His Decision to Campaign For An Anti-Choice Democrat

Sanders, in the midst of a Democratic National Committee " unity tour " with DNC Chair Tom Perez, told NPR on Thursday that he wants Omaha, Nebraska, mayoral candidate Heath Mello to win. Shortly after Sanders' comments, Democratic National Committ... More..

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by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Only 2 Percent of Americans Who Voted for Trump Regret It

If these approval numbers stick through the week Trump will have held the lowest ratings of any modern president throughout his first 100 days in office. The Post-ABC poll of 1,004 adults was conducted April ...More..

Trump backs away from demand for border wall money
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Trump backs away from demand for border wall money

He left some wiggle room for funds to be provided for border security instead of specifically for a wall. The fight over border wall money emerged as the most contentious issue, especially after Trump's budge...More..

Eric Frein Guilty on All Charges for Killing of Pennsylvania State Trooper
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Eric Frein Guilty on All Charges for Killing of Pennsylvania State Trooper

He then led authorities on a 48-day manhunt through the wilderness. If the jury finds Frein guilty of first-degree murder their job will not be done. A death sentence would send Frein to death row, but the st...More..

Inside the isolated cabin where Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins were found
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Inside the isolated cabin where Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins were found

FBI officials arrived at the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Department around 8:30 a.m. local time on April 21 with a federal warrant to take custody of Cummins, superseding all local charges in Tennessee and possib...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

Citing security concerns, Mayor Mitch Landrieu on Monday (April 24) declined to say how the city secured additional funding to remove Confederate monuments. As for the monuments themselves, they really are eg...More..

Sonny Perdue gains confirmation to become nation's ag chief
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Sonny Perdue gains confirmation to become nation's ag chief

And in an uncommon move, Sonny Perdue and several members of his family watched the vote from a visitors area overlooking the chamber. She added he understands the challenges farmers are facing. "He understands...More..

Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes

In an interview in Wisconsin, the USA president complained that his predecessors should have dealt with North Korea's pursuit of a nuclear arsenal, but said he was in the position now where he was "going to h...More..

North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

North Korea Threatens To Sink U.S. Carrier; China Urges Restraint

Besides North Korea, Trump and Xi also talked about bilateral ties, pledging close contact through various means to promptly exchange views on major issues of common concern, the daily reported . The return of...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Taliban Attack on Afghan Base Kills 163

It remains unclear exactly how many people were killed. According to Reuters , "defence officials said as many as eight army personnel had been arrested - heightening suspicions the attackers had inside he...More..

Trump says 'big reforms' needed at UN
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Trump says 'big reforms' needed at UN

Republican leaders in Congress have also downplayed the possibility of shutdown, which would be the government's first since 2013, but a budget accord with Democratic lawmakers has yet to be reached. The Trump ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Polls show Trump's approval at new low as 100-day mark looms

U.S. President Donald Trump signs a financial services Executive Order during a ceremony in the US Treasury Department building on April 21, 2017 in Washington , DC. Trump appears to be the only USA president...More..

Tad Cummins due in federal court Monday
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Tad Cummins due in federal court Monday

U.S. Magistrate Judge Kendall Newman ordered Cummins to be kept in federal custody as a flight risk and a danger to others, and returned to Tennessee for trial. Galloway said his client was not a unsafe flight ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000

His first known decision cleared the way for the state to execute Ledell Lee , a convicted murderer, Thursday night. In February 1993, 27-year-old Lee robbed and strangled 26-year-old Debra Reese in her Jack...More..

March Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.2 Percent in San Diego
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

March Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.2 Percent in San Diego

The unemployment rate was 5.0 percent in March. The number of unemployed people in Northwest Montana increased slightly in March, the state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday. The national rate was ...More..

Weather Alert Day- Heavy rain and flash flooding possible
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Weather Alert Day- Heavy rain and flash flooding possible

Wilkes County in northwestern North Carolina.* Until 300 PM EDT Monday* At 846 AM EDT, reporting gauges indicate some flooding still occurring in parts of the warned area.* Some locations that will experience f...More..

Trump signs executive order scrutinizing skilled immigrant visas
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump signs executive order scrutinizing skilled immigrant visas

The US tech industry and corporate sector has welcomed the "much-needed" review of the H-1B visa program ordered by President Donald Trump , expressing confidence that it would help them bring in the best and ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

WH officials: Busy week, but no health care vote or shutdown

In a tweet Sunday, Trump elbowed Democrats who have resisted his call to include wall funding. Trump approaches the symbolic 100-day mark for his administration this week, renewing his demands that a must-p...More..

Family of Robert Godwin reacts to Steve Stephens' death
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Family of Robert Godwin reacts to Steve Stephens' death

Cleveland police Chief Calvin Williams says the case offers lessons on the power of social media and the harm that can be done online. "We would have liked to have brought Steve in peacefully and really talked ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump tax plan may produce some short-term budget issues: Mnuchin

Trump's statement earlier on Friday had caught many congressional aides - and even some administration officials - offguard, as they thought they were working on a slower timetable. Most economists say it's unl...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit

After backlash regarding Berkeley's cancellation of Coulter's speech, the school now says it's trying to negotiate a conditional approval of Coulter's speaking engagement. The school reversed course after signi...More..

Protesters clash with police in France after early poll results
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Protesters clash with police in France after early poll results

In a victory speech, Macron told supporters of his fledgling En Marche! E-mini futures for the S&P 500 climbed 0.9 percent in early trade, while futures for the 10-year U.S. It's a new era, I hope, and a new ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Treasury's Mnuchin: Faster Growth Will Offset Cost of Trump Tax Overhaul

Trump said Friday that, under his plan, businesses and individuals would receive a " massive tax cut ". "We want to create a system where the average American can do their taxes on a postcard, not a major book"...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump at 100 days: 'It's a different kind of presidency'

The Post-ABC poll finds 43 percent of Americans said they strongly disapprove of Trump's performance. The Washington Post/ABC poll found that 96% of Trump voters said if the election was held toda...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

US defense secretary says Syria scatters warplanes, retains chemical weapons

Today the USA issued 271 sanctions in response to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's alleged use of chemical weapons, the AP reports. The United States has issued 271 sanctions in response to Syrian Presiden...More..

$14 Million Poured Into Georgia's Special Election
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

$14 Million Poured Into Georgia's Special Election

Republican Ron Estes won a Kansas House seat in Tuesday's special election, the first congressional election since President Donald Trump's victory. No fewer than 75 Republicans won previous year by margins ...More..

Trump discusses N.Korea with Xi, Abe
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump discusses N.Korea with Xi, Abe

Trump spoke again to the leaders of China and Japan late Sunday to discuss the matter. Trump also spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday as Japanese destroyers began naval drills with the U...More..

IL unemployment dips below 5 percent for first time since 2007
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

IL unemployment dips below 5 percent for first time since 2007

Lubbock's rate of 4 percent in March was up from 3.7 percent in February and 3.3 percent in March 2016. The March number represents 128,757 unemployed people, which is about 7,900 fewer than the month before. E...More..

Court rejects stay for 1 of 2 Arkansas inmates
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Court rejects stay for 1 of 2 Arkansas inmates

Lawyers for Jones' say he suffers from diabetes and is on insulin, has high blood pressure, neuropathy and had one leg amputated below the knee. He is on heavy doses of methadone and gabapentin. Jones has sai...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

With Gorsuch, high court takes conservative tilt

Gorsuch now becomes part of Trump's legacy as president. "Mitch did what he thought was the right thing at the time, and I think the American people agreed with it, as was evidenced by the outcome of the elec...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Dems Buy Ad Blitz in Georgia Attacking Karen Handel

Trump apparently called Handel Wednesday morning to congratulate her , according to a muted tweet she sent out. "Dems failed in Kansas and are now failing in Georgia". "They spent $8.3 million dollars and ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Arkansas begins 11-day 'run' of executions

Four of those executions have been indefinitely delayed by stays for matters including DNA testing, clemency consideration or to allow for a decision in an upcoming U.S. Numerous legal battles in Arkansas have ...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Trump Calls First 100 Days Measure A 'Ridiculous Standard'

Then, again during his administration's transition into the White House. It was part of his stump speech in the final week of the campaign - he asked his crowds in Minnesota, Florida, Pennsylvania, North Caro...More..

Researchers find rare copy of Declaration of Independence
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Researchers find rare copy of Declaration of Independence

The newly discovered document - which the two have dated to the 1780s - was found in the town of Chichester archives, and is believed to have originally belonged to Duke of Richmond who was known as the "Radica...More..

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by | Monday, April 24, 2017

America's "Facebook Killer" Shoots Himself After Police Chase

Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said anyone who has been to the Erie region before can attest there are many remote places to hide. Lane also said she has received support from many, including her fami...More..