Donald Trump says the Civil War didn't have to happen - here's why

In comments made during an interview broadcast on satellite radio, Trump wondered if Jackson could have stopped the Civil War from happening - despite having died 16 prior to the start of the war. Many scholars noted that the investigation of t... More..

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North Augusta residents courageous weather for Cinco de Mayo on The Square

It's actually the day commemorating the Battle of Puebla in 1862, when Mexican forces defeated the French even though they were woefully outnumbered. "So this holiday is an opportunity to remember how deeply ...More..

U.S. in on climate talks as deal pullout floated
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

U.S. in on climate talks as deal pullout floated

A USA withdrawal would seriously undermine global efforts to limit carbon emissions, which the vast majority of experts say are changing the climate in unsafe ways. Meanwhile, Google, Apple, and more than 20 ot...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

City Begins Removing Confederate Monuments

All four monuments will be housed in storage, Landrieu said , until "an appropriate place" for display is agreed upon. But other institutions are still debating similar moves. Robert Bonner , 63, who said he...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Comey Stands By October Clinton Decision But Feels 'Mildly Nauseous'

Late Tuesday night, Trump tweeted " FBI Director Comey was the best thing that ever happened to Hillary Clinton in that he gave her a free pass for many bad deeds!" Director Comey told the Senate panel he fel...More..

Eager for 100-day wins, Trump eyes govt funding, border, taxes
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Eager for 100-day wins, Trump eyes govt funding, border, taxes

Trump had been on a collision course with lawmakers over the wall, demanding that Congress include funding in its new spending bill to start construction. Tom Udall, a Democrat, called for President Trump to vi...More..

Kangaroo attacks, bites 9-year-old girl on head
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Kangaroo attacks, bites 9-year-old girl on head

Cheyenne said, "I'm just glad it got me instead of my baby sister because it would have hurt her even worse". White says she made a decision to surprise her daughters over the weekend with a trip to one of th...More..

Texas Governor Just Signed Strict Anti-Sanctuary City Legislation
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Texas Governor Just Signed Strict Anti-Sanctuary City Legislation

Greg Abbott signed a bill into law Sunday that banned "sanctuary cities" in the state. The passage is being hailed as a big win for Republicans, who have long advocated for stricter immigration laws. "But leg...More..

Georgia sheriff arrested on indecency, obstruction charges
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Georgia sheriff arrested on indecency, obstruction charges

When the officer turned on his flashlight and identified himself, Mann fled the scene. The officer said he hid behind a tree to prevent Mann from seeing the reflective tape on his City of Atlanta police bicyc...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

North Korea claims plot reveals USA state-sponsored terrorism

As happened again on Saturday, when a fourth USA citizen was detained in North Korea on suspicion of "hostile acts", raising fears that the regime might be gathering political prisoners at a time when Washingt...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Obama warned Trump before inauguration against hiring Flynn

Trump ignored the warning. The first days of the Trump administration were swamped by an unfolding drama of a new national security adviser whose lies appeared to make him vulnerable to blackmail by Russian F...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

UN climate talks begin amid uncertainty over US position

US President Donald Trump has yet to announce whether he intends keeping a campaign promise to withdraw Washington from the pact in whose birth his predecessor, Barack Obama, was instrumental. The Yale Project ...More..

CNN's Gregory Ties 'Misogyny,' FBI 'Hatred' to Clinton Loss
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

CNN's Gregory Ties 'Misogyny,' FBI 'Hatred' to Clinton Loss

Comey said he would give the chairman "all the information you need to address just that challenge, because I don't believe there's any inconsistency - I think there's a misunderstanding, but in a classified se...More..

Top Trump advisers to discuss pulling out from climate deal
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Top Trump advisers to discuss pulling out from climate deal

Around 3,000 delegates gathered here for talking over further implementation of the Paris Agreement on climate change, as well as for preparation for the next session of the Conference of the Parties (COP23) ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Okefenokee wildfire spreads, forces evacuations in Georgia

She said the fire had crossed Ga. "We'll probably be standing by their structures assisting them to protect structures", said Parker. The fire had already made a lot of progress by 4:30 p.m., usually the ti...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump Dismisses Hearing On Campaign's Ties To Russia As 'Charade'

Flynn was sacked as head of military intelligence by the Obama administration in 2014 amid questions about his management style and reports of insubordination. "They likely had proof of this information". She s...More..

US Senate confirms Heather Wilson as Trump's Air Force secretary
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

US Senate confirms Heather Wilson as Trump's Air Force secretary

If Heather Wilson is confirmed Monday, she'll be Trump's first service secretary nominee to be approved by the chamber. On Tuesday, the Senate Armed Services Committee will consider the nominations of David N...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott signed the law Sunday evening on Facebook Live with no advanced warning. The lawsuit could force coming legal challenges to be consolidated into one case, according to the Texas Atto...More..

Men's Tennis To Host NCAA Regional
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Men's Tennis To Host NCAA Regional

The other half of the bracket will feature the host Berry Vikings (38-2), who won the Southern Athletic Association and are also ranked No. 2 in the country by the NFCA, against Thomas More College (35-8) out o...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives

Two of the nominees, Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen for the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras for the 8th Circuit, were on the president's list of j...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Fraternity Members Charged in Death of Pledge at Penn State

Piazza tumbled down a long flight of stairs that night and fell several other times , injuring his head, Miller said . All indicators suggested Beta Theta Phi was a model fraternity - the house, privately-...More..

Husker golfer Kate Smith fires 78 in opening round at NCAA regionals
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Husker golfer Kate Smith fires 78 in opening round at NCAA regionals

The Gamecocks tied for sixth after the first round at 21 over par, but their score is only seven shots out of third. She's tied for 65th. Marta Martin Grace, a junior from Purdue, is the first round leader an...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Ousted Obama official Yates to speak on Trump aide's Russian Federation talks

Yates repeatedly refused to say whether she thought Flynn faced potential criminal charges over any statements made in that interview. She said there were four topics on the agenda. Clapper issued a clarion c...More..

JAMA study finds massive gap in life expectancy
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

JAMA study finds massive gap in life expectancy

The study found life expectancy decreased in 13 US counties, majority in Kentucky, between 1980 and 2014. But Cowlitz County residents gained only three years of life expectancy in that span and died at th...More..

Penn State frat brother 'didn't know what to do' about unconscious pledge
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Penn State frat brother 'didn't know what to do' about unconscious pledge

In an interview with co-anchor Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America", Davis called Piazza's death a "preventable tragedy". He said that as a result of everyone else being against him, "I was manipulated into ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Sally Yates to offer first public account of Flynn's Russian Federation contacts

He retired when Mr Trump took office. Earlier on Monday, former officials said Mr Obama had raised general concerns about Mr Flynn with Mr Trump and told the incoming president there were better people for ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Baton Rouge Officers Won't Face Federal Charges In Killing Of Alton Sterling

Sterling's family held a news conference on Wednesday to call on Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry to pursue state criminal charges . Sterling's Aunt Sandra Sterling was inconsolable following her meeti...More..

9-2 Favorite Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby In The Slop
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

9-2 Favorite Always Dreaming Wins Kentucky Derby In The Slop

Girvin, the victor of Fair Grounds' Risen Star and Louisiana Derby, the top qualifier (who had his training interrupted by a right-front quarter crack) finished 13th. Classic Empire got banged into by McCraken ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

One dead, one in custody after stabbing at UT

The third man was attacked while waiting in line at a food truck. Over 35 witnesses "who either observed (White) stabbing a victim or observed him walking with a knife in his hand" were interviewed by police,...More..

Phoenix serial killer suspect Aaron Saucedo is arrested
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Phoenix serial killer suspect Aaron Saucedo is arrested

Saucedo had been arrested last month in connection with a separate 2015 killing, police said. Saucedo pleaded not guilty to that charge. Authorities say a suspect has been arrested in series of shooting att...More..

What does Trump's order to review national monuments mean?
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

What does Trump's order to review national monuments mean?

Former Montana Congressman Ryan Zinke's new job as the Interior Secretary of the United States placed him front-and-center this week as his agency is tasked to enact President Donald Trump's most recent Execut...More..

Obama warned Trump against hiring retired general Flynn: ex-Obama aide
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Obama warned Trump against hiring retired general Flynn: ex-Obama aide

Democrats have pinned a lot of hopes on Yates, privately promising blockbuster testimony from the former Obama administration official. "And I don't think that should have come as a surprise considering the rol...More..

US House approves bill to repeal Affordable Care Act
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

US House approves bill to repeal Affordable Care Act

How is the US economy doing under Trump? Or as conservative columnist George Will wrote last week: "It is urgent for Americans to think and speak clearly about President Trump's inability to do either". T...More..

Woman reportedly told shopper 'wish they didn't let you in the country'
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Woman reportedly told shopper 'wish they didn't let you in the country'

When McLellan's friend responded by saying it was a choice, the non-Muslim woman didn't believe her and made a decision to lecture her about women's rights in Islam. You don't have a Muslim in there anymore. ...More..

Max Unger: Saints C Unger (foot) may open year on PUP
by | Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Max Unger: Saints C Unger (foot) may open year on PUP

Here's a look at their interior offensive line depth. which includes three players (Kelce, Isaac Seumalo , and Stefen Wisniewski ) who can all play center. We'll see soon enough if they begin talking again....More..