Suspect allegedly chased DE state trooper before shooting him

VIDEO: Police escort for fallen Del. trooperBallard had been with the Delaware State Police for more than eight years and was assigned to patrol at Troop 2, Glasgow. The trooper, Cpl. Stephen Ballard, was slain Wednesday in the parking lot of a Wawa ... More..

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Purdue University to Acquire Online School Kaplan University
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Purdue University to Acquire Online School Kaplan University

The initiative is meant to address two goals: The increasing need for postsecondary education in working adults or others unsuited for campus study, and the growth of online education. Purdue says it will take ...More..

Reed Supports Clean Funding Bill, Delaying Controversial Items to Avoid Government Shutdown
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Reed Supports Clean Funding Bill, Delaying Controversial Items to Avoid Government Shutdown

Having successfully blocked funding for US president Donald Trump's border wall - and gotten Trump's White House to agree to continue paying billions of dollars in Obamacare subsidies each year - Democrat...More..

Fired Georgia cops face criminal charges
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Fired Georgia cops face criminal charges

Warrants were issued for the two officers, who have been ordered to turn themselves in by the close of business on Thursday, according to the Gwinnett County District Attorney's office. The victim's attorney ...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Moments that matter in Trump's first 100 days in office

In the survey, 42 percent said they strongly approve of the job he is doing as president while 51 percent said they somewhat approve. Trump has also been criticized over his handling of employment as well a...More..

Monday Is the Best Day to Buy Gas in CT
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Monday Is the Best Day to Buy Gas in CT

According to a new study by GasBuddy , Monday has the lowest average gas prices in 23 states so far this year. Furthermore, GasBuddy expects prices to continue to rise, with the traditionally high-demand summe...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Arkansas prepares to wrap up aggressive execution schedule

Thursday, but the state was awaiting word from the U.S. Supreme Court on Williams' last appeals before moving forward. The panel rejected those claims and denied Williams' request for an execution stay. His l...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Former Trump security adviser 'warned about foreign payments'

In addition to looking into the Russia Today funds, the House committee is scrutinizing Flynn's work previous year as a foreign agent hired to promote Turkish government views by a Netherlands-based company own...More..

Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'

The timeline for the H-1B-related review and changes was not clear in the executive order , which merely said they should be wrapped up "as soon as practicable". The new executive order reinforces existing...More..

United States woman released from Egypt prison after 3 years' detention, visits Trump
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

United States woman released from Egypt prison after 3 years' detention, visits Trump

The release from an Egyptian prison last week of Aya Hijazi was a victory for President Donald Trump. Hijazi, who is a dual citizen of the US and Egypt, ran an orphanage for children in Egypt with her husband...More..

Suspect Remains Barricaded In Home After Officer Shot
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Suspect Remains Barricaded In Home After Officer Shot

McQueen said other troopers quickly arrived and took one suspect into custody. Ballard had been on the force for more than eight years, state police spokesman Sgt. Michaels Drive in the Brick Mill Farms devel...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

US says strategy on North Korea centers on sanctions, open to talks

National security officials are crafting possible diplomatic, economic and military responses to deal with the Hermit Kingdom, a senior administration official told reporters Wednesday at the White House. But...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk

Meanwhile, conservatives, including the Freedom Caucus, wanted the GOP's health care repeal to gut more of Obamacare's insurance provisions, specifically those that require carriers to provide comprehensive cov...More..

GOP deals with Dems to avoid government shutdown
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

GOP deals with Dems to avoid government shutdown

The administration, OMB-along with our appropriators-are down to the last final things. However, while Ryan said that a new healthcare overhaul is in the works and there was no vote scheduled, Democrats are ...More..

Trump's Strategy For North Korea Has Become Clearer After The Senate Briefing
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Trump's Strategy For North Korea Has Become Clearer After The Senate Briefing

Buses transported all 100 senators for the briefing from the Trump administration's top diplomatic, military and intelligence brass, who filled the senators in on a review of USA policy toward North Korea and U...More..

AFBF Welcomes Confirmation of Agriculture Secretary Perdue
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

AFBF Welcomes Confirmation of Agriculture Secretary Perdue

As agriculture secretary, he will oversee around 100,000 employees and the nation's food and farm programs. The U.S. Senate has formally confirmed the nomination of George Ervin "Sonny" Perdue III to serv...More..

VA limiting new hiring as it aims to widen private care
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

VA limiting new hiring as it aims to widen private care

Shulkin said . The office to be established Thursday will handle all VA employees and report directly to the VA secretary. Trump's short trip across Lafayette Park from the White House to VA headquarters i...More..

Flynn complied with the law' on Russian Federation disclosures
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Flynn complied with the law' on Russian Federation disclosures

Michael Flynn April 25, 2017 in Washington , DC. Kelner's comments came the same day the two top congressmen on a House committee investigating Flynn said that the former lieutenant general may have viol...More..

Inmates Executed In Arkansas, First U.S. Double Execution Since 2000
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Inmates Executed In Arkansas, First U.S. Double Execution Since 2000

Jack Jones and Marcel Williams received lethal injections on the same gurney Monday night, just about three hours apart. But lawyers for the second man, Marcel Williams, convinced a judge to briefly delay his...More..

Fox poll: Trump approval below 50 percent
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Fox poll: Trump approval below 50 percent

President Donald Trump set another record low approval rating as he concludes his first 100 days in office , though his core supporters largely support his brief tenure. Officials at American Bridge say it i...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

California Judge Puts Hold On Trump's Controversial "Sanctuary Cities" Order

President Donald Trump has been threatening a group of so-called sanctuary cities, including New Orleans, with a major loss of federal dollars as punishment for what the administration said was a policy of al...More..

House Freedom Caucus on Board With Latest Obamacare Repeal and Replace Plan
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

House Freedom Caucus on Board With Latest Obamacare Repeal and Replace Plan

The House Rules Committee has also posted the language of the key amendment-the one from Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-NJ) and Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows-on their website. Vox had identified the loophole in ...More..

Lawmakers, aides may keep Obamacare protections under new bill
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Lawmakers, aides may keep Obamacare protections under new bill

The conservative House Freedom Caucus announced its support Wednesday for a newly revised GOP health care bill, a month after the group's opposition forced Republican leaders to pull the legislation in a retr...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trump order to defund sanctuary cities temporarily blocked by federal court

Trump said that the Ninth Circuit - where he presumed the ruling was issued - has a "terrible record of being overturned". U.S. District Judge William Orrick ruled on Tuesday that the executive order was ...More..

Mnuchin says business tax rate at 15 percent in Trump tax plan
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mnuchin says business tax rate at 15 percent in Trump tax plan

He confirmed reports that the White House would propose lowering the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, was not authorized to discuss the pl...More..

Higher prices help sales as PepsiCo works to adapt brands
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Higher prices help sales as PepsiCo works to adapt brands

NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. raised its position in PepsiCo by 0.6% in the fourth quarter. Trust Co. of Virginia VA now owns 82,589 shares of the company's stock valued at $8,983,000 after buying an a...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Arkansas prepares to conclude aggressive execution schedule

Arkansas' aggressive effort to execute condemned inmates is set to conclude Thursday after the state Supreme Court refused to halt the execution of a man who killed a former deputy prison warden following an es...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

EPA moves to block Obama's methane rule for oil and gas wells

These buyouts, cash payments to encourage workers to leave voluntarily, are expected to be cheaper than the long and tedious process required to fire federal employees. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., all deserve credit ...More..

House Backs $40B State Budget, Senate Up Next
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

House Backs $40B State Budget, Senate Up Next

The bill would bring "our outdated federal regulatory process into the 21st Century by requiring agencies to use the best scientific and economic data available, strengthening checks and balances, and giving th...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

UC Berkeley Will Now Allow Ann Coulter Speech To Take Place

Coulter was invited to speak by the campus Republicans on the topic of illegal immigration, the AP reports . Last week, the Berkeley College Republicans said threats of violence forced them to cancel a speec...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

The Simpsons on Wednesday released a 96-second clip that weighs in on President Trump's first 100 days in office, with Mashable calling the show's take "scathing". It cuts out to two average Americans, Hom...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?

Convicted killer Marcel Williams, 46, was pronounced dead around 10pm local time , just over three hours after fellow killer, 52-year-old Jack Jones, was put to death on the same gurney. This was the first dou...More..

Trump's concession on wall funding removes obstacle from spending talks
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trump's concession on wall funding removes obstacle from spending talks

Anthem Inc ANTM.N , one of the largest insurers on the Obamacare exchanges, said on Wednesday that without the government payments, premiums would increase 20 percent next year and that it might have to with...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Sonny Perdue Becomes 31st U.S. Agriculture Secretary

That set the stage for Perdue to follow through on his planned first visit to USDA headquarters as Agriculture Secretary Tuesday. The Southern businessman-unrelated to and unaffiliated with the owners of food a...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mitch Trubisky going No

The resurgence of running backs is likely to continue. In addition, the league has had the most first-rounders in five of the past six drafts; the only "outlier" was the 2015 draft, when the ACC and Pac-12 tied...More..