Barnes' hit in 10th lifts Dodgers over Pirates

Although he is hitting.372/491/.496, Taylor doesn't have a track record of being a good hitter and is due for a significant regression . Hernandez is now playing left and stationed in Toles' leadoff spot as the Dodgers attempt to close out what wo... More..

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Police officer who shot and killed Texas teen is fired

His 16-year-old brother was driving. Haber said Oliver, who joined the department in 2011, had committed "several" violations of policy but would not say what they were because Oliver is entitled to appeal ...More..

Penn State Student from Ronkonkoma Charged in Hazing Death
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Penn State Student from Ronkonkoma Charged in Hazing Death

The call from Beta Theta Pi member Ryan McCann was made almost 12 hours after Timothy Piazza fell face-first down a basement stairway February 2. Authorities claim that part of that massive liquor haul was la...More..

DeVos booed speaking at historically black university
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

DeVos booed speaking at historically black university

It got so bad that the university president, Edison Jackson, had to stop DeVos mid-sentence to address the students with a warning: "If this behavior continues, we can mail the degrees to you". At least one p...More..

The Bachelor's Chris Soules arrested after fatal hit-and-run
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

The Bachelor's Chris Soules arrested after fatal hit-and-run

The driver of the tractor, Kenneth Mosher , was killed, and Soules reportedly left the scene of the accident. Soules abandoned his truck in the ditch and left the scene on foot, the report said. The Bachelor a...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump Defends Inviting Philippines President to White House

Duterte is an outspoken authoritarian leader accused of ordering extrajudicial killings of drugs, The New York Times reported . Last year, the firebrand Philippine President branded then US-President Barac...More..

Why the feds did not file charges in Alton Sterling's death
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Why the feds did not file charges in Alton Sterling's death

Sterling was shot by police as he was on the ground after being tackled by police officers outside the store, where he was selling CDs. A day after Sterling's death, police shot and killed Philando Castile,...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump moves to get more conservatives on federal bench

He also was one of the 21 names on Trump's list of possible Supreme Court nominees. - Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras was nominated by President Donald Trump Monday to serve on the 8th U.S. Si...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump urges future gov't shutdown, easier passage of laws

But the call was beset by technical troubles, and Mr. Mulvaney was able to offer few assurances to temper Mr. Trump's threat of a shutdown, which could leave Republican House and Senate candidates vulnerable in...More..

Texas adoption bill OK's rejection of non-Christian parents
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Texas adoption bill OK's rejection of non-Christian parents

Democrats and civil rights groups said the bill could allow private, faith-based foster care agencies to block parents who practice a different religion or who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Oppon...More..

Trump hails first 100 days in office, says 'battles' ahead
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump hails first 100 days in office, says 'battles' ahead

Declaring himself "thrilled" to be far from "the Washington swamp" and the "very boring" dinner, the president sneered at "fake news" CNN and the "failing" New York Times . While he was about to renegotiate ...More..

Trump attacks Comey over twitter
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Trump attacks Comey over twitter

Velázquez (D-Brooklyn) said that with Comey gone, an independent special prosecutor was needed to investigate the alleged Russian election meddling "to provide assurances to the American people that our Democ...More..

by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Families ask why arrest in serial shooter case took so long

Graciela Beltrán broke down in tears as she looked back at the life and accomplishments of her only son, Horacio de Jesus Pena, who was killed outside his home on June 3, 2016, after coming home from work. Most...More..

Wednesday marks National Bike to School Day
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Wednesday marks National Bike to School Day

Denver Public Schools plans to hold events for students and parents to get kids excited about exercise. A few students even rode their bikes to celebrate the annual Bike to School Day. One group of students m...More..

California Lawmakers Vow To Thwart New Offshore Oil Drilling
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

California Lawmakers Vow To Thwart New Offshore Oil Drilling

That could potentially reverse actions taken under President Obama to restrict some offshore drilling, although the feds will have to show scientifically that new offshore drilling is justified economically and...More..

ACLU warns Texas travellers about 'sanctuary city' law
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

ACLU warns Texas travellers about 'sanctuary city' law

According to the ACLU, the travel alert applies to all travelers, including US citizens from not only Texas but other states as well. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is cautioning people against ...More..

Climate envoys meet in Bonn, but all eyes on Washington
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Climate envoys meet in Bonn, but all eyes on Washington

David Balton, a top USA diplomat who works on environmental issues, said there would be "no change" in US participation even if Trump ultimately decides to pull out of the Paris pact . could downgrade its emis...More..

Far-right protesters don masks in Berkeley
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Far-right protesters don masks in Berkeley

Earlier, city police reported two arrests - one for a weapons violation and another for drug possession. A person who has not yet been identified was arrested on suspicion of resisting arrest. Dhillon point...More..

U.S. watched Russia hack French systems during election
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

U.S. watched Russia hack French systems during election

The goal should be to convince actors that "you don't want to do this", Rogers said, adding that adversaries like Russian Federation also need to know "there's a price to pay for doing this". "Thus far, the a...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Donald Trump abruptly fires Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

As head of the FBI, Comey had been leading the complex counterintelligence investigation that has dogged the Trump White House since Inauguration Day. Did Trump forget about the Hillary emails that Comey talked...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump's Budget Bill Passes the House With Just 16 Democrats Voting No

Mulvaney said the White House will turn next to the 2018 budget, and wouldn't balk at a government shutdown if necessary to get it passed, echoing Trump's tweet earlier in the day that the United States "ne...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump tabs Minnesota Justice Stras for federal appeals court

Spicer said that another eight nominees would be named later Monday. If confirmed , Larsen of MI will serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. District Court for the Middl...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'

Flynn was forced to resign as Trump's national security advisor in February after failing to disclose the nature of phone discussions with Russia's ambassador in Washington , Sergey Kislyak. A lawsuit filed by...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sinclair buying rival TV operator Tribune for $3.9 billion

Tribune also owns Fort Smith CBS affiliate KFSM-TV, Channel 5. "This is a transformational acquisition for Sinclair that will open up a myriad of opportunities for the company", said Chris Ripley, president ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

ASEAN leaders go soft on China

China's embassy in Manila could not be reached and its foreign ministry did not respond to request for comment on Saturday. The draft chairman's statement says the leaders were committed to peaceful resol...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Suspect proclaims innocence in deadly Phoenix shooting spree

Another series of shootings past year put Phoenix on edge, but Williams said there's no evidence to connect Saucedo to the I-10 Freeway Shootings. On Monday, they raised the number of people killed to nine ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on health care bill

We will hold Republicans responsible for this bill . Last year, almost 13 million people claimed exemptions from the mandate to obtain health insurance, citing financial hardship or other reasons, and 6.5 mi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Police say 2 dead including shooter at North Lake College in Texas

People stand in the parking lot while Irving police officers work at the shooting scene on the North Lake College campus in Irving, Texas . James Mclellan from the Irving Police Department said to reporters ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

White House defends lack of women at health care event

Sen. Bill Cassidy, R-La., predicted a long road ahead for his chamber as they work to corral the disparate groups of skeptics and come up with a bill that at least majority can support. When asked Thursday by...More..

Frat, 18 of its members charged in Penn St. student's death
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Frat, 18 of its members charged in Penn St. student's death

A county grand jury investigation led to the charges. "This is a very sad day for Centre County - it's been sad ever since we lost a child for reasons that are totally preventable". Miller said video footag...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump to Nudge Courts Rightward With Slate of Appeals Nominees

The press secretary noted that Trump's campaign list of proposed judges was put together using resources from the Heritage Foundation, as well as the Federalist Society. Louis. Also nominated for federal cour...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'Why was there the Civil War?' President Trump questions during interview

It was a crisis that could have precipitated a civil war but did not, largely because in addition to threatening military action, Jackson orchestrated a compromise requiring Congress to lower the tariffs and ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sean Spicer: Trump Unfazed by Talk of Probe Into Russian Business Links

Yates repeatedly declined to discuss details of the investigation in a public forum. The former director of national intelligence, James Clapper, told the hearing that Russian Federation had interfered in the...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Police now say 9 killed in serial shootings case

Four days later, Saucedo gunned down Romero, the only victim he appeared to have known personally, according to police. Phoenix Police have arrested a suspect in a series of seemingly random street shooting...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 9

At a press conference, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said the arrest brought the families of the nine people killer "closer to justice". The killing rampage continued until June, when Saucedo alleg...More..