U.S. train driver faces criminal charges over deadly 2015 derailment

In a statement , Cameron Kline , a spokesman for the district attorney's office, said the matter has been referred to the Pennsylvania attorney general's office to "avoid the potential for any apparent conflict of interest". "One thing he has neve... More..

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Philadelphia Amtrak crash: Driver faces criminal charges

Brandon Bostian faces eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and other crimes including causing a catastrophe and reckless endangerment. "It's a moment of bringing a man to task for what he did to all the...More..

GOP health care bill moves on, for now
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

GOP health care bill moves on, for now

We urge the Senate to reject this legislation. A powerful, conservative group plans to give them some cover and defend House Speaker Paul Ryan . "Thank Paul Ryan and House Republicans for keeping their word an...More..

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Federal Bureau of Investigation oath says any individual loyalty pledge can lead 'to tyranny'

Here is a timeline of explanations provided by the White House and the President since Tuesday. In firing Mr Comey , Mr Trump said he knew he ran the risk he would "confuse people" and "lengthen out the inve...More..

Senate blocks move to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Senate blocks move to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling

The US Senate has voted to uphold a climate change regulation implemented by former President Barack Obama's administration to control the release of methane from oil and gas wells on public land, the media rep...More..

Despite closing sale, Saginaw's Gander Mountain may survive
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Despite closing sale, Saginaw's Gander Mountain may survive

Gander Mountain stores in Marion, Peoria and Springfield are the IL locations that will remain open, according to a list posted on Lemonis' Twitter account. The fate of four other Alabama stores - Gadsden, Mobi...More..

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Can Trump fire FBI Director James Comey?

Comey said he treated both cases consistently and that the biggest difference was that one investigation was over or almost over, and the other was just beginning. "October 28 falls at roughly the midpoint (not...More..

Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill

Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on Sunday also called on her Senate colleagues to reject the health care bill. They cited concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditi...More..

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Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

But his time may be running out. President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that former Federal Bureau of Investigation Director James Comey should hope there are no "tapes" of their conversations, threatened to...More..

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Pa. AG office files charges against Amtrak engineer in 2015 crash

State Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed the charges against Brandon Bostian just after 5 p.m.in Philadelphia . Bostian was at the controls of an Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia in 2015, killin...More..

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3 big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

His defense of timeline of Flynn's dismissal comes one day after Yates revealed during a dramatic Senate hearing that she delivered dire warnings to the White House counsel that Flynn was compromised because he...More..

School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

The attorneys have questioned why the mother was told he fainted on January 24 when the video shows he had been injured by another boy at Carson Elementary School . Jennifer Branch , another lawyer for the fam...More..

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Trump Appoints Commission to Investigate Imaginary Widespread Voter Fraud

Vice President Mike Pence and Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach will lead the commission, which will look at allegations of improper voting and fraudulent voter registration in states and across the nat...More..

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Judge orders prosecutors to charge Amtrak engineer in crash

Judge Marsha Neifield ruled in their favor, ordering the district attorney to charge Bostian with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment. Federal investigators concluded that Bostian lost track of...More..

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Acting FBI head disputes White House claim Comey had lost staff support

Once it was over dinner - which Trump said Comey asked for because he wanted to keep his job, though Trump nearly immediately walked that back. The initial explanation on Tuesday was that Comey had mishandl...More..

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5 key questions about the NHS cyber hack answered

The attack wrought havoc with the UK's National Health Service as dozens of hospital trusts across the country were forced to turn off their computer systems. The Shadow Brokers released Eternal Blue as part of...More..

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President Trump says 'perfect accuracy' from surrogates isn't possible

So: Grassley says it would be inappropriate for him to reveal whom the FBI is and isn't targeting in its investigation. In fact, when I chose to just do it I said to myself, 'you know , this Russian Federati...More..

Jeff Sessions Is Reversing Obama's Work With This Terrible New Policy
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Jeff Sessions Is Reversing Obama's Work With This Terrible New Policy

Sen. Rand Paul has been one of the leading voices for criminal justice reform throughout his entire senate career , particularly of eliminating what he sees as draconian mandatory minimum sentencing laws . ...More..

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20 attorneys general call for independent probe into Russia

Senator Richard Burr says President Trump's decision to fire Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey will make his job more hard, but the people he represents say they have a way to make his life e...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Arkansas State Police name man suspected of killing deputy, 2 others

Dardanelle is about 65 miles (105 kilometers) west of Little Rock. Bowden's sister, Julie Inmon, told The Associated Press that the Millers were the mother and daughter of her brother's girlfriend, 31-year-ol...More..

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Trump warns Comey not to 'leak' conversations

The White House initially cited a Justice Department memo criticising Comey's handling of last year's investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails as the impetus. The startling admission fanned suggestions Trump...More..

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Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

Pennsylvania's top prosecutor has charged a speeding Amtrak engineer with causing a catastrophe, eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a 2015 derailment that came after he accelerated t...More..

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An attack on women's health

So Planned Parenthood should outsource abortion services to back alleys across the nation and relegate women back into the "care" of untrained, unlicensed and unscrupulous individuals eager to make money off ...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

Amtrak train 188 was on its way from Washington to NY on 12 May 2015 when it came off the track in the city of Philadelphia . To view the full article, register now. "The best we could come up with was that ...More..

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Republican who helped pass health overhaul meeting voters

MacArthur tried to assure the crowd that rape victims would be protected under the bill . $ 8 Billion for Individuals With Pre-existing Conditions . Under the ACA, large employer-sponsored group health plans...More..

Relentless Nadal sets up Djokovic semi-final
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Relentless Nadal sets up Djokovic semi-final

Djokovic won in Doha to start the season but never made it past the quarter-finals in the following four tournaments he played. "It was a attractive game, we both played at the very highest level and there w...More..

SC Gas Tax Increase Becomes Law After Senate Overrides Veto
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

SC Gas Tax Increase Becomes Law After Senate Overrides Veto

Instead, Caskey said, McMaster focused on next year's GOP primary - a low-turnout vote, dominated by anti-tax voters - and anxious "about your own career". The compromise reduced the tax cut provisions in the S...More..

Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sally Yates Testimony Blows Trump Russia Scandal Wide Open

The White House on Tuesday stood by its decision not to tell former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates about its first controversial order barring USA entry to immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, ...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law

House of Representatives Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi has threatened that GOP members will "glow in the dark" over their vote. It likely will fail in the Senate, so the victory is, at best, hollow. The ACA ex...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Three dead, including police chief, in nursing home shooting, sheriff says

Authorities say they've searched two cars belonging to the man suspected of fatally shooting an OH police chief and two nursing home employees. The shooting closed down the main street of the small village co...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Spicer Pressed on Clapper's New Comments on Trump-Russia Collusion

His veiled threat was likely to add to the storm roiling Washington over Trump's abrupt firing of Comey on Tuesday. White House press secretary Sean Spicer would neither confirm nor deny during Friday's p...More..

Michael Flynn shadow still looms over Donald Trump
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Michael Flynn shadow still looms over Donald Trump

But Yates told the subcommittee that she called White House counsel Don McGahn on January 30 - four days after first warning him and hours before Trump fired her for refusing to enforce his first executive orde...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

New Orleans school warns parents of Confederate statue removal

Two additional monuments in the city of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard are also scheduled for relocation. New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has continued the remov...More..

Rally for insurance coverage of chronic Lyme Disease
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Rally for insurance coverage of chronic Lyme Disease

The increase in ticks is also a concern for people, and unlike dogs, there are no vaccines. If Dr Curnow's revelations prove to be correct, the implications for cases of medical negligence could be vast with ...More..

Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

DiSario responded to the scene from the nearby Kirkersville Police station on a call of a disturbance and a man in the street with a gun. Authorities responded to the report of an active shooter situation ...More..