Honoring Law Enforcement this National Police Week

Vermont leaders recognize National Peace Officers Memorial Day by honoring the state's fallen officers. "This is a demanding career choice, there's a lot of sacrifice for not only those who are in law enforcement, but their families as well". More..

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Ford to Cut Around 10% of Its Global Workforce: Report (F)

But Ford said it hasn't announced any job cuts and won't comment on speculation. Fields has said Ford will cut costs by about $3 billion this year and that earnings will rebound in 2018. " Ford has been un...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Chaffetz: Oversight Committee will get Comey memo

Trump has endured a week of tumult at the White House after he fired the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and then discussed sensitive national security information about Islamic State with Russian F...More..

1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

1 death as tornado hits Oklahoma subdivision

In 2011, when devastating tornadoes struck in Joplin, Missouri, and in Alabama and MS, 111 of the 551 people killed nationwide in tornadoes, or 20 percent, were in mobile homes, according to the Storm Predictio...More..

Gov. Edwards: Confederate statue bill unnecessarily divisive
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Gov. Edwards: Confederate statue bill unnecessarily divisive

The bill will move to the Senate for additional debate and is expected to be taken up by the Governmental Affairs Committee as early as next week. The monuments could only be torn down following a vote by the p...More..

University president threatens to cancel graduation because students won't stop booing DeVos
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

University president threatens to cancel graduation because students won't stop booing DeVos

Protesters pointed out DeVos' questionable grasp over educational history, her support for school privatization and her stance on loan borrowers. School leaders held a press conference this morning to defend ...More..

MS-13 gang targeted in sweep across Los Angeles
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

MS-13 gang targeted in sweep across Los Angeles

Those already in custody would be brought into federal court to face their charges at a later date. The Mexican Mafia is also charged in the case, as it is believed the two gangs established a partnership for d...More..

Jury acquits Tulsa cop in shooting of unarmed black man
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Jury acquits Tulsa cop in shooting of unarmed black man

Tulsa police officer Betty Shelby adopted a matter-of-fact tone when she told a prosecutor yesterday that the shooting death of Terence Crutcher in September was his own fault because he was noncompliant with h...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Putin: US pols may have 'political schizophrenia,' or be 'stupid' or 'dangerous'

Putin cast the current turmoil engulfing Washington as " political schizophrenia " during a joint news conference with visiting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, and said that USA politicians seem to ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Putin vows to hand over Trump transcript

On Monday, the Washington Post published an explosive report that in a meeting last week at the White House, Trump shared secret national security intelligence with Russian officials. But there's a catch ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Amash says Trump impeachment justified if reports true

Two days later, Trump left his surrogates out to dry when he stated he was determined to fire Comey "regardless of recommendation", and that he had considered "this Russian Federation thing" before making the d...More..

Nuclear Emergency at Hanford Nuclear Site Poses 'Long-Term Threat' For Salmon
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Nuclear Emergency at Hanford Nuclear Site Poses 'Long-Term Threat' For Salmon

At 8:26 a.m., the U.S. Department of Energy's Richlands Operations Office activated the emergency operations center at Hanford . No workers were inside the tunnel when it collapsed, causing soil on the sur...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

At least one killed as tornado tears though dozens of Oklahoma homes

In western Wisconsin, at least one person was killed and around 25 were injured when a tornado hit a mobile home park near the small town of Chetek, Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said. There are no rep...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

China says 68 countries, global organizations have signed OBOR pacts

The two-day Belt and Road Forum is being attended by leaders from 29 countries, including Pakistan, has been boycotted by India due to sovereignty concerns over the Dollars 50 billion CPEC. China will also perm...More..

Penn State Fraternity Death Case Continues
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Penn State Fraternity Death Case Continues

The remaining eight members will appear in court on Tuesday. Since Piazza's death on February 4, more than 20 students have been charged. Piazza apparently became drunk quickly, and fell down a flight of stai...More..

US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

US, EU in urgent talks on expanding laptop ban on flights

Yesterday, DHS and airline industry officials should have been in a meeting, discussing security. The US said airlines flying to the United States from European airports that would be involved in implementi...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

New Orleans: Removal of 3rd Confederate-era monument begins

In 1932, the City added a plaque to the monument, which stated that the statue commemorated the "overthrow of carpetbag government, ousting the usurpers...and the national election of November 1876 recognized w...More..

Ninth Circuit Rejects 'Genericide' Challenge Seeking Cancellation of Google Trademark
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Ninth Circuit Rejects 'Genericide' Challenge Seeking Cancellation of Google Trademark

In response, the men filed a complaint in Arizona federal court seeking the cancellation of two trademarks - Number 2884502 and Number 2806075 - contending that the mark has become generic because a maj...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Storms take deadly turn in march across the country

A sofa sits on damaged trees after a tornado ripped through Prairie Lake Estates trailer home park, just north of Chetek, Wis., Tuesday, May 16, 2017. The tornadoes were part of a system of severe storms that r...More..

At Liberty University, Donald Trump celebrates a vision of Christian nationalism
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

At Liberty University, Donald Trump celebrates a vision of Christian nationalism

What will future Americans say we did in our brief time right here on earth? Earlier, during the Air Force One ride to southwestern Virginia, Trump told reporters that "we can make a fast decision" on a new...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump honors fallen police officers, vows to reduce violence

A memorial service sponsored by Chief James Akagi and the Oak Ridge Police Department will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, May 15, on the plaza in front of the Oak Ridge Municipal Building. "This is a demanding...More..

FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

FDA, CDC warn some lead poisoning tests may not be accurate

The agency also urged women who are now pregnant or nursing and were tested in this manner, to get retested. Jeffrey Shuren, director of FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), said that ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Google announces Assistant for iPhone at Google I/O

More machine learning features on Google Lens are expected as Google Assistant also expands its compatibility to the iPhone. "Our computer vision systems are now even better than humans", Pichai told a crowd ...More..

Learjet crash near New York City kills 2 crew members
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Learjet crash near New York City kills 2 crew members

Video from the crash showed smoke billowing in the air. Authorities say three buildings were involved in the crash, though only two sustained major damage. In 1985, a plane attempting to land at Teterboro cra...More..

Malloy to unveil revised budget plan covering bigger deficit
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Malloy to unveil revised budget plan covering bigger deficit

Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano, R-North Haven, said he's willing to extend the agreement beyond 2022, but any concessions have "to be something that today saves money, five years from now saves a lot more ...More..

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Always Dreaming, Classic Empire are neighbors in Preakness

Classic Empire will likely have a much better chance to beat Always Dreaming now than he did two weeks ago, when The Arkansas Derby victor was slammed out of the gate, compromising his chances on track that ...More..

Trump's growing list of high-profile firings
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump's growing list of high-profile firings

Yates said, about the "heads-up", "I certainly never used that term". After directing the Justice Department to not defend the executive order she said she knew dismissal was a possibility, but that it still w...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump's frustrations are boiling over after Comey dismissal

They want to know whether Trump's behavior is worse or not as bad as Nixon's, which is why they call me. But he wound up creating new headaches for the White House, including with an apparent threat to Mr Comey...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Walker will survey what's left of the Prairie Lakes Estates Mobile Home Park near Chetek Wednesday afternoon. Mark Tyson said he and his wife Robin were huddled behind a living room chair as the storm hit Tue...More..

Sheriff David Clarke Says He's Joining The Trump Administration
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sheriff David Clarke Says He's Joining The Trump Administration

Clarke, a conservative Democrat, will reportedly take the position of assistant secretary at the agency, which is led by retired Gen. John Kelly. Clarke told McKenna that he would be working in the "Office ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Texas Becomes 11th State To Call for New US Constitutional Convention

Despite protests, sit-ins and hours of emotional testimony at the capitol, the State of Texas is another step closer to initiating a law banning so-called sanctuary cities. Texas doesn't now have any sanctua...More..

1st US Lidl Stores to Debut June 15
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

1st US Lidl Stores to Debut June 15

The stores will be 20,000 square feet in size and have only six aisles. Amongst the premier locations are Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk, Hampton, and Newport News. The company said that about 90 percent o...More..

Trump travel ban: It's not the Muslims. It's the terrorists
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Trump travel ban: It's not the Muslims. It's the terrorists

Federal judges have pressed a lawyer for US President Donald Trump whether his travel ban discriminates against Muslims, focusing on Trump's campaign promise of a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslims. "Katy...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Just 29% of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey

Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he may select Comey's successor before leaving for his first foreign trip next week. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted the information she ...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Prime Minister Netanyahu: Mahmoud Abbas lied to President Trump

They discussed the importance of the US-Palestinian partnership in building and sustaining the capacity of Palestinian security forces to counter terrorism, maintaining peace and security for the Palestinians, ...More..