Trump administration starts push for more offshore drilling

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke told reporters at a White House briefing Thursday evening, "This order will cement our nation's position as a global energy leader and foster energy security for the benefit of American people, without removing any of ... More..

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Texas 'bathroom bill' appears dead but trans rights are still under threat
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Texas 'bathroom bill' appears dead but trans rights are still under threat

Kennedy Library on Sunday, is "not a privilege but a right for all Americans". "This study suggests that individuals in the non-group market are better off as a result of the ACA but that they remain particul...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

DeVos compares school choice to switching phone carriers

The organization is claiming that faculty members have been threatened with termination and students could have their degrees withheld for speaking out against her appearance. Trump sought to clarify an earl...More..

'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Arrested for Leaving Scene of Deadly Car Crash
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Arrested for Leaving Scene of Deadly Car Crash

The driver was taken by ambulance to a hospital, where he died. Soules then allegedly attempted to flee the scene but was identified by witnesses and arrested shortly after. The crash report from State Patr...More..

Manchin: Hillary Clinton Made 'Horrific,' 'Horrible' Comments About Coal Miners
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Manchin: Hillary Clinton Made 'Horrific,' 'Horrible' Comments About Coal Miners

U.S. President Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both complained about the 2016 Presidential Election. He was grilled by both sides for almost four hours. Of those, agents found a dozen that contained classifi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Kushner family apologizes for mentioning White House adviser Jared Kushner

But Kushner remains connected to his company, which has continued to seek investment from China despite Jared's role in the Trump administration's China policy. Last year, Bloomberg reported that Jared Kush...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump To Sign Executive Order On Offshore Drilling And Marine Sanctuaries

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Friday aimed at reversing Obama-era restrictions on offshore oil and gas drilling. "Instead of bringing dirty and unsafe offshore drilling to new areas, ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Penn State fraternity members charged in hazing death of sophomore Timothy Piazza

Scicchitano testified to the discovery of a "wealth of information" showing an active attempt to hide or destroy evidence after Piazza was taken from the fraternity house. Students eventually contacted emergenc...More..

Clinton: FBI director's letter, Russian hackers cost me presidency
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Clinton: FBI director's letter, Russian hackers cost me presidency

Wednesday's testimony by Comey came during what was meant to be a routine oversight hearing of the FBI, but was instead dominated by questions relating to investigations surrounding the 2016 campaign. Democrats...More..

States brace for big decisions under GOP health care changes
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

States brace for big decisions under GOP health care changes

In contrast, the House's Democratic leader, Nancy Pelosi, told her Republican colleagues ahead of the vote on the bill Thursday that approving the legislation would put their seats at risk. Collins cited conc...More..

Two people reported missing in northwestern Montana
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Two people reported missing in northwestern Montana

A former soldier facing felony animal abuse charges after police say she tied up, shot and killed her dog has been found dead. But the area she was hiking, beyond the Bear Creek trailhead, is known for grizzly ...More..

Trump Signs Executive Order Calling for Review of National Monument Designations
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump Signs Executive Order Calling for Review of National Monument Designations

Trump accused the previous administration of using the act to "unilaterally put millions of acres of land and water under strict federal control". Last year, Obama designated 1.3 million acres of federal land...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

California groups rally against Trump immigration crackdown

Politicians and hundreds of CT residents attended a "Here to Stay" immigrants' rights rally in Hartford on Saturday. On these same streets, just three months earlier, on Donald Trump's inauguration day, a han...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

100000-acre fire in wildlife refuge forces evacuations in Georgia

And residents in Nassau County, Florida , have been warned that they too might need to leave their homes. The fire was forecast to continue to burn actively Monday, with high rates of spread that could mov...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Penn State Beta Theta Pi Members Charged for Timothy Piazza's Death

Barron says it's "numbing" to see that a risky atmosphere could occur at a fraternity that prided itself on commitment to each other and the community. Beta Theta Pi is facing charges of involuntary manslaug...More..

'Muslim ban' language scrubbed from Trump campaign website
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Muslim ban' language scrubbed from Trump campaign website

The Richmond-based 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear an hour of oral arguments in the Trump administration's appeal of a March 16 ruling by Maryland-based federal judge Theodore Chuang. N...More..

Kushner Companies apologises for touting USA presidential family ties in China
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Kushner Companies apologises for touting USA presidential family ties in China

Nicole Kushner Meyer, Kushner's sister, mentioned her brother at a conference for wealthy Chinese investors as she tried to convince them to invest in the $821 million, two-tower project. With the clock ticking...More..

Teacher accused of kidnapping teen in court in Tennessee
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Teacher accused of kidnapping teen in court in Tennessee

She was recovered safely on April 20 when police tracked the pair to a remote cabin 2500 miles away in northern California and arrested the veteran educator without a struggle. That lawyer was not available for...More..

Patagonia CEO blasts Trump over national monuments executive order
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Patagonia CEO blasts Trump over national monuments executive order

Zinke's review could lead to a recommendation that Trump rescind, resize or modify existing national monuments, and conservation groups say the order endangers monuments that should be permanently protected d...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump Reverses Obama's Last Days Drilling Ban

Among the order's targets is the most recent five-year drilling plan covering 2017-22, issued by Obama's administration in November, which bars offshore drilling in a number of adjacent waters. His administ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans

Priebus told " Fox News Sunday " that he saw a level of enthusiasm in the GOP-led Senate, after talking to Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other senators working on the bill. Obama made the remark...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Jared Kushner takes a page out of Terry McAuliffe's playbook

Nicole Kushner Meyer, Mr Kushner's sister, referred to him as she promoted an investment-for-visas scheme in Beijing. EB-5 allows wealthy foreigners to obtain USA immigration visas for themselves and their ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Manslaughter charges in Penn State fraternity pledge's death

Another brother allegedly shoved him into a wall, and told him to leave because they had it under control. "About a half an hour after the fall, at 11:14 p.m., a newly initiated member saw Piazza lying on...More..

Jury finds man guilty of killing missing California girl
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Jury finds man guilty of killing missing California girl

The jury will reportedly begin hearing evidence in the trial's penalty phase next week, after which the panel will decide whether he should be sentenced to death or to life in prison without parole, according t...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Phoenix Police Announce A Break In The 'Serial Street Shooter' Case

The 23-year-old Phoenix man arrested in a series of shootings in which nine people were killed has appeared in court, but records from that overnight appearance have been temporarily sealed by a judge at the ...More..

Sally Yates testifies about Michael Flynn as prez calls probes a 'charade'
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sally Yates testifies about Michael Flynn as prez calls probes a 'charade'

It nevertheless took 18 days before the president, pressed by Pence and others, dismissed the retired army lieutenant general, who had advised him on security issues throughout the 2016 presidential campaign. J...More..

Paul Ryan visits NY school run by charter advocate
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Paul Ryan visits NY school run by charter advocate

Shortly after the news of the visit, groups including the Working Families Party, Citizen Action of New York and the New York Progressive Action Network planned a demonstration outside the school, slated to beg...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump administration delays decision on Paris climate accord

But after his November win he changed course, saying he had an "open mind" about the 2015 pact signed by 196 nations, including the Obama administration. On the other side, Rex Tillerson, the secretary of sta...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Suspect barricaded in home after DE officer killed

A man suspected of the shooting and killing the trooper remained barricaded early Thursday inside his house, where he fired shots at officers as they tried to negotiate a peaceful surrender, police said. Sealy ...More..

North Korean missile test an open defiance: McMaster
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

North Korean missile test an open defiance: McMaster

U.S. President Donald Trump, who told Reuters in an interview on Thursday North Korea was his biggest global challenge, said the launch was an affront to China, the North's sole main ally. Two-month long US-Sou...More..

Bill that would have allowed increased hunting/fees dies in Colorado Senate
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Bill that would have allowed increased hunting/fees dies in Colorado Senate

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington told reporters, "We are going to keep pushing Senate Republicans to take a different path than the House did and sending a very clear message to the 13 Republican men now negot...More..

Judge agrees to toss Hernandez murder conviction
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Judge agrees to toss Hernandez murder conviction

Aaron Hernandez , the late former New England Patriot who killed himself in prison has legally been exonerated of a crime he was convicted of. Hernandez's appellate lawyers say his conviction in the Lloyd cas...More..

Based Missile Cruiser Collides with South Korean Fishing Boat
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Based Missile Cruiser Collides with South Korean Fishing Boat

Navy statement reads. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . "It is quite unusual for a military ship to collide with a fishing vessel". South Korean media Yonhap was the first to report the incid...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump Orders Review of Offshore Oil Drilling Rules

According to Trump, the new executive order begins the process of opening many offshore areas to "job-creating energy exploration" and rescinds the Obama administration's permanent protection of the Arctic an...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

18 frat members, frat, charged in Penn State student's death

After that ritual, investigators said Piazza was injured when he fell down a flight of stairs, but the DA said that was only the first fall. It described videotape of Piazza being helped staggering, hunched o...More..