Melania Trump gives Donald cheeky reminder during anthem

Trump offered his two-word prescription when asked by a reporter at the White House Easter Egg Roll for his message to North Korea after its failed missile launch. The US Flag Code calls for anyone addressing the flag, either during the pledge of all... More..

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New Orleans Begins Its Controversial Removal of Confederate Monuments and Statues
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

New Orleans Begins Its Controversial Removal of Confederate Monuments and Statues

The statue was erected in 1891 to honor the failed rebellion of the Crescent City White League militia, which sought to topple the biracial government after the Civil War. Leaders of advocacy group Take 'Em Do...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire after 2017 NASCAR season

Hendrick Motorsports announced Tuesday that Earnhardt will be retiring at the end of the season. Earnhardt missed half of last season because of concussion issues, returning at the start of this season only a...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

In an earlier interview Monday with CNN , Elizabeth's sister-in-law, Danielle Thomas, said Elizabeth may have thought she and Cummins were going on a one-day excursion and didn't anticipate leaving for more ...More..

Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

Federal District Court Judge William Orrick issued a nationwide injunction in response to a lawsuit filed by San Francisco and nearby Santa Clara County. The Trump administration says sanctuary cities allow uns...More..

Security Dominates French Election After Shooting
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Security Dominates French Election After Shooting

A gunman killed one cop and wounded two others on Thursday on the Champs-Élysées in an apparent act of terrorism, just days before France is set for a pivotal Sunday presidential vote in which far right populis...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Ann Coulter vows to speak at UC Berkeley despite cancellation

She fired off a series of angry tweets on Wednesday, writing, "FAKE NEWS!" "We realize that this is disappointing news", Biddy's letter said , promising that campus police and officials will work the Berke...More..

Democratic Illinois House OKs public funding for abortions
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Democratic Illinois House OKs public funding for abortions

A veto by Rauner would be a sharp turn from his previous position, which political opponents are poised to exploit. Springing from the inauguration of Republican President Donald Trump in January, the issue has...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

South Dakota US senators praise Perdue as ag secretary

Because of his more than 20 years of public service, Governor Perdue has garnered significant bipartisan backing and was reported out of committee with near unanimous support. "Making sure that Americans who ma...More..

Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs this week
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs this week

Congress has often fumbled and ground to a halt. "President Trump's first 100 days have been a disastrous parade of broken promises to working people, handouts to wealthy special interests, and deep damage to...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Tennessee teacher planned to take teenaged student to Mexico

However, the statement also said that the teen suffered from "severe emotional trauma" and is now getting treated by mental health experts. U.S. Magistrate Judge Kendall Newman ordered him held as both a flig...More..

The Internet Remembers Prince On The One Year Anniversary Of His Death
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Internet Remembers Prince On The One Year Anniversary Of His Death

While a coroner's report stated that Prince died from an accidental overdose of fentanyl, an opioid that is said to be 50 times stronger than morphine , the image of leading a clean lifestyle that the singer...More..

North Korea conducts artillery drill
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

North Korea conducts artillery drill

Trump on Monday called on members of the U.N. Security Council to impose new sanctions on North Korea for its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, describing the country as "a real threat to the world". ...More..

Trump slaps tariff on Canadian softwood lumber
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump slaps tariff on Canadian softwood lumber

The Canadian currency sank to C$1.3559 to the greenback, or 73.75 U.S. cents, down from its North American close of C$1.3516, or 73.99 U.S. cents. US crude oil futures settled 33 cents higher at $49.56 a barr...More..

Sessions: If Mexico Doesn't Pay For The Wall, Undocumented Mexicans Will
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Sessions: If Mexico Doesn't Pay For The Wall, Undocumented Mexicans Will

Mazie Hirono on Thursday tried to give Sessions a civics lesson on Twitter, saying Hawaii has been a U.S. state for 58 years. Yet the man whose job is to be the top lawyer for all of us said something very si...More..

LeBron James powers Cavs past Pacers to complete first-round sweep
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

LeBron James powers Cavs past Pacers to complete first-round sweep

LeBron James scores 33 points as the Cavaliers beat IN 106-102 to advance IN the playoffs. Boston blew a 20-point lead but Thomas led a third-quarter run that put the Celtics back on top after the Bulls br...More..

Trump's visa executive order could have big impacts on Tennessee
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump's visa executive order could have big impacts on Tennessee

The order tasked four department heads (including the Secretary of Labor, who has yet to be confirmed) to suggest reforms to ensure H-1B visas are given to the "most-skilled or highest paid" petitioners. The H-...More..

Prosecutors open probe of Wisconsin inmate's dehydration death
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Prosecutors open probe of Wisconsin inmate's dehydration death

Two jail employees, one correctional officer, and one lieutenant testified Monday that it is not jail policy to turn off an inmate's water when moved to a new cell, CBS affiliate WDJT-TV reports . In order to ...More..

Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed as government shutdown looms
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump's push to fund wall may be delayed as government shutdown looms

Trump apparently believes we are all hopelessly naive. Lobbyists for federal contractors that provide border security and run private prisons have been busy since Trump initiated a brutal immigration crackdow...More..

US softwood tariffs prompt NDP claim of
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

US softwood tariffs prompt NDP claim of "inaction" against Christy Clark

The group urged Trump to "take immediate action". "If I am elected Premier, I will travel to Washington DC within 30 days to make sure BC is properly represented in the softwood lumber dispute". In Washington...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump says he hasn't changed position on wall

Donald Trump is rapidly approaching the end of the first 100 days of his presidency, a hallmark he considered so important that he drew up a contract with voters on all the big-ticket items he would accomplis...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Trump brags about GOP barely avoiding disaster in Georgia race

His strong showing in the conservative district, driven by eye-popping fundraising numbers from out-of-state donors, underscored Democrats' eagerness to get a win against Trump as they strive to take back House...More..

UC Berkeley Surrenders Again: Ann Coulter Speech Scrapped
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

UC Berkeley Surrenders Again: Ann Coulter Speech Scrapped

Later Wednesday she appeared on Fox News and told Tucker Carlson, "I'm definitely giving the speech", adding on Twitter that she would speak next Thursday. UC Berkeley on Thursday invited controversial conser...More..

Student gets last laugh after stepdad said he would never graduate college
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Student gets last laugh after stepdad said he would never graduate college

Before graduation, Reeder said he was reflecting on his journey to that point, which prompted him to post the now-viral tweet . "I was saying because of two situations we're two black statistics and he's on th...More..

How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out

Around 85,000 foreign workers are admitted to the United States each year under the current H-1B visa programme, with most coming to work in high-skill industries. This ends up preventing companies that would n...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Pence reaffirms alliance between US, Australia

Earlier this week Ms Bishop said on the ABC's AM program that North Korea's nuclear weapons program posed a "serious threat" to Australia, unless it was stopped by the worldwide community. Australia is the only...More..

Amber alert victim found, suspect arrested
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Amber alert victim found, suspect arrested

When Cummins went outside, investigators were there to arrest him, O'Hare said. Cummins told Barry, a caretaker on a property that includes the gas station, that they needed money for gas, food and a place ...More..

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigns
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigns

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP ) - With Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigning one step ahead of an impeachment hearing related to an alleged affair, his successor becomes the state's second female governor and the firs...More..

Trump's agriculture secretary confirmed by US Senate
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Trump's agriculture secretary confirmed by US Senate

Perdue's new position gives him oversight of the country's farm, nutrition and rural development programs, as well as roughly 100,000 employees. "I know he will put the needs of farmers, ranchers and others i...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Trump says no 'rush' to get healthcare legislation done next week

Schumer has threatened to pull his party's support in the Senate, which would stall the bill in the upper chamber and force a shutdown of the government, something Republican leaders and the White House say t...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

3 children among 5 dead in New York City housefire

No further information was released as an investigation into the cause continued. Flames were able to spread very quickly through the wood-frame house, which was built in roughly 1920, Nigro said Monday. Melo...More..

Amtrak track work that slowed NJ Transit trains now cleared
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Amtrak track work that slowed NJ Transit trains now cleared

The incident Tuesday caused 45 minute delays. Highlights of Amtrak's Gateway Program for the Northeast Corridor. Commuters reported that trains were either being held from arriving at Penn Station platforms...More..

Amber Alert Issued For 1 Year Old Girl Out Of Southern California
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Amber Alert Issued For 1 Year Old Girl Out Of Southern California

Segura fled with the toddler in a 2012 red Mitsubishi Galant. The Amber Alert was lifted, but investigators are still aggressively searching for Lexi and her father, Miller said. The counties effected by the ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Trump makes Earth-to-space call to record-breaking USA astronaut

Whitson has clocked in 534 days over three expeditions to the International Space Station (ISS). It took her ten years to prove to NASA that she had the right stuff to become an astronaut. "We'll do our best", ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Flaws the Cleveland Cavaliers Showed in Their First Round Sweep

In the third quarter of today's game, the Cavaliers outscored the Pacers by five as they marched to victory in Indiana. James sank a 3-pointer to give Cleveland a 103-102 edge, made a steal, then missed anoth...More..