U.S. Says THAAD Missile System In South Korea Is Now Operational

It has spoken of restarting negotiations with the North and even suggested resuming food aid to North Korea once it starts dismantling its nuclear and missile programs. "We will resolutely take necessary measures to defend our interests", Geng said, ... More..

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Video shows Topeka police officer rescuing boy from pond
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Video shows Topeka police officer rescuing boy from pond

An officer with the Topeka Police Department was patrolling an area after reports of an altercation took place. When the officer approached the water, he could see the child going under. Police also say it's ...More..

These Quadruplets Are All Going to Yale Together
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

These Quadruplets Are All Going to Yale Together

The Wade brothers aren't the first set of quadruplets to all be accepted to Yale. "We discussed it and the logistics of travel, and the support they will all have for each other. Quadruplets from OH will attend...More..

Trump Promotes Revamped Health Bill, Promises Lower Premiums
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Trump Promotes Revamped Health Bill, Promises Lower Premiums

The duo met face-to-face at the White House soon after Trump won. President Donald Trump said Monday the Republican health-care bill being negotiated in Congress ultimately will protect Americans with pre-e...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

North Korea's Kim is 'a pretty smart cookie,' Trump says

On Friday, North Korea attempted to launch another ballistic missile. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga (yoh-shee-hee-deh soo-gah) said the ballistic missile was sacked to the northeast around 5:30 a.m. ...More..

UK, Kroger announce comprehensive partnership
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

UK, Kroger announce comprehensive partnership

This is the type of deal United Kingdom envisioned in 2014 when it signed on with JMI Sports , Mitch Barnhart said. The agreement, which is between Kroger and JMI Sports, UK's multimedia rights partner, is e...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Questions About President Trump's Tax Plan

New York Democrats have hatched a plan to get a look at Donald Trump's tax records by crafting a piece of legislation created to get at his state returns that does everything but mention the Republican presid...More..

2 more deaths blamed on flooding in Missouri
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

2 more deaths blamed on flooding in Missouri

Hydrologist Mark Fuchs, of the weather service, says the rain could cause a secondary crest. The Mississippi and Kaskaskia Rivers were expected to crest on Friday, the St. Two more people were confirmed dead ...More..

White House promotes latest health care bill
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

White House promotes latest health care bill

It would also replace Obamacare's subsidies, which are based on income and cost of coverage, with refundable tax credits based mainly on age. Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick of Pennsylvania, Daniel Webster of Florida a...More..

Milwaukee jury suggests charges in inmate death
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Milwaukee jury suggests charges in inmate death

The jury's recommendation came after a six-day inquest that included testimony from jail staff and evidence from county prosecutors. Thomas died on April 24, 2016, but it took a year before an independent jur...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Assad still possesses chemical weapons: James Mattis

Russia , a top Assad ally, has asserted a Syrian government air strike hit a rebel chemical weapons factory, causing the disaster. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, speaking Friday during U.S. Prime ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

EPA to reconsider oil and gas industry emissions requirements

During a news briefing in East Chicago, where he was flanked by several officials, including Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb (R) and East Chicago Mayor Anthony Copeland (D), Pruitt emphasized that local, state and ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

White ex-officer pleads guilty in black man's slaying

Scott's brother Anthony also spoke, saying this represents a victory for his family which can now begin to heal. "We hope that Michael's acceptance of responsibility will help the Scott family as they conti...More..

Chicago Police say 2 officers shot and wounded
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Chicago Police say 2 officers shot and wounded

Witnesses tell CBS Chicago they heard several rounds fired, and a rifle reportedly was recovered as police searched for suspects. Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson was headed to the hospital. Patrick Thom...More..

Court Rules Same Sex Couples Can Sue Kim Davis
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Court Rules Same Sex Couples Can Sue Kim Davis

The state legislature passed a law that removed county clerks' names from licenses, and a judge ruled this satisfied Ermold and Moore's lawsuit and dismissed the case. "We are confident we will prevail". His ...More..

Man Dies in Wis. Jail, Jury Recommends Charges
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Man Dies in Wis. Jail, Jury Recommends Charges

Up to seven officials at the Milwaukee County Jail could be facing charges for the dehydration death of inmate Terrill Thomas while in custody previous year. " There will be no speculation of what will happ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

US 'Needs a Good' Government Shutdown 'to Fix Mess'

Congress was poised to pass a massive government spending bill this week that would fund some programs favored by Democrats, but without money for Trump's promised border wall and the deep spending cuts he want...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Lord: Trump's Andrew Jackson remark 'perfectly reasonable'

In other words, the only way the Civil War could have been "worked out" without Southern secession was if Lincoln and the Northern states had promised to tolerate slavery forever and agreed to hand over eve...More..

Trump campaign runs USD 1.5M TV ad on his 100 days
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Trump campaign runs USD 1.5M TV ad on his 100 days

Human Rights Watch estimated earlier this year that at least 7,000 people, an average of 30 a day, had been killed by death squads since Duterte became president in what appeared a deliberate campaign of e...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

U.S. troops patrolling Turkish-Syrian border

Turkey's bombardment of YPG positions complicates the USA -backed fight against Islamic State in Syria, where the YPG has been a crucial partner on the ground for Washington. Turkish President Erdogan also sugg...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Merkel 'not afraid' as she lands on Planet Putin

Mr. Trump's effort to ease tensions came in tandem with a visit to Russian Federation by Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, who met with Mr. Putin in the southern resort city of Sochi. In an interview this we...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Midwest, South brace for flooding and tornadoes

The storms were pushing through the eastern USA on Monday and the threat for severe weather was expected to pass by the end of the evening. Rainstorms began Friday around the state, bringing large amounts of ...More..

Trump promises border wall still coming at NRA summit
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Trump promises border wall still coming at NRA summit

The spending measure, which would wrap together 11 unfinished spending bills into a single bill, represents the first real bipartisan legislation of Trump's presidency. An unsuccessful push to "defund Obamacare...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Congress temporarily averts government shutdown

The temporary spending bill keeps the government functioning through next Friday, to allow lawmakers time to wrap up negotiations on the larger measure. The stopgap spending bill, passed by voice vote in the ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Ex-officer to plead guilty in fleeing black motorist's death

The deal drops that charge as well as two remaining federal charges, involving Slager's use of a weapon during a crime of violence and obstruction of justice. A trial, scheduled to begin May 15, will be cancele...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

The Civil War Revised: Curiouser and Curiouser!

Trump has always been an admirer of Jackson, praising his populism and visiting his tomb in March , The New York Times reported. But as historians warned would happen, white nationalist media figures pr...More..

Lobbying by hospitals, doctors, slows GOP health care drive
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Lobbying by hospitals, doctors, slows GOP health care drive

Patient-advocacy groups, such as the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network, the American Heart Association, the American Diabetes Association, the American Lung Association, and the March of Dimes, have...More..

Congress approves bill to avert government shutdown for a week
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Congress approves bill to avert government shutdown for a week

But at least the government probably won't be shut down - for at least another week. "Now is the time to do it", House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said at a private meeting with Republican membe...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

DOJ will not charge cops in shooting death of Alton Sterling

Civil rights groups, which have criticized changes in the Justice Department's approach to policing under Sessions, had closely watched for the announcement on the investigation into Sterling's death. "I am app...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Feds relax nutrition standards for school lunches

Perdue unveiled a new rule on school lunches as the Trump administration and other Republicans press for flexibility after eight years of the Obama's emphasis on health eating. Several paragraphs tucked into in...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Trump says he would be "honored" to meet Kim Jong Un

Rob Manning told Sputnik news agency on Monday. It test-launched a missile on Saturday which Washington and Seoul said was unsuccessful but which nevertheless drew widespread worldwide condemnation. "...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Thousands of people in US rally for workers, against Trump

Organizers say tens of thousands are expected to march downtown to City Hall on Monday after groups that held separate May 1 events in the past joined together this year. "Money will come back later, but not th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Hawthorne-Based SpaceX Successfully Launches Spy Satellite

Elon Musk's SpaceX has launched a top-secret spy satellite for the USA government. Though SpaceX sees rapid, reusable rockets as the key to driving down launch costs and opening up access to space, t...More..

Taliban Announce Spring Offensive In Afghanistan
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Taliban Announce Spring Offensive In Afghanistan

In a statement the group vowed to ramp up operations against Afghan and foreign forces "their military and intelligence infrastructure". " The enemy will be targeted, harassed, killed or captured until they a...More..

Trump signs spending bill that prevents shutdown
by | Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Trump signs spending bill that prevents shutdown

Aides to politicians involved in the talks announced the agreement after weeks of negotiations. On the campaign trail, Donald Trump used "we're going to build a wall" as his signature campaign line. "This i...More..