White House may hold off on extending 'laptop ban' to Europe

In March, US authorities introduced restrictions on passengers taking laptops onto flights from Turkey, Morocco, Jordan, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait, amid suggestions the US spooks had uncovered a bomb plot using a... More..

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The US Is Considering Banning Laptops On Flights From Europe
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

The US Is Considering Banning Laptops On Flights From Europe

The U.S. government has always been concerned about terrorists hiding explosives in consumer electronics and trying to build bombs with little or no metal, but new intelligence may have spurred the recent airli...More..

Impeachment: A Forbidden Word Begins To Make Rounds In Washington
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Impeachment: A Forbidden Word Begins To Make Rounds In Washington

There is not even a critical mass of Republicans who think there should be a special prosecutor to investigate the Trump campaign's ties to Russian Federation. Nixon was accused of obstructing justice for inter...More..

Fired FBI chief James Comey will testify publicly in Congress
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Fired FBI chief James Comey will testify publicly in Congress

The move was widely seen as a possible "obstruction of justice" by Trump since Comey was overseeing an ongoing FBI investigation into his team's possible ties with Russian Federation during last year's presiden...More..

Times Square driver accelerated as he hit pedestrians
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Times Square driver accelerated as he hit pedestrians

An 18-year-old woman was killed and at least 22 people were injured when a speeding auto plowed into pedestrians, city officials said. Police said Rojas accelerates as he turns onto the sidewalk and starts ...More..

Post articles echoed White House talking points
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Post articles echoed White House talking points

The election interference aspect, which was first alleged in October in a report by the U.S. intelligence community, appears to be an accepted fact, said Democratic representative Elijah Cummings of Maryland, w...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

President's 2018 budget to include paid family leave

Three states-California, Rhode Island, and New Jersey-already offer new parents a paid leave benefit and NY and Washington, D.C. have plans to do the same starting next year. Trump has long pledged a $1 trillio...More..

Pence cites Trump's 'leadership' in commencement address
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Pence cites Trump's 'leadership' in commencement address

Pence was the commencement speaker Sunday, and also received his honorary doctorate degree in law . "But I would just reiterate the fact we have over a thousand people on our listserv for College Republicans,...More..

N. Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

N. Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say

Analysts said that test showed gave North Korea critical information on developing a re-entry vehicle for nuclear warheads and showed Pyongyang had a missile capable of striking the U.S. Pyongyang has long had ...More..

Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Chaffetz resignation latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump

Last month, Chaffetz stunned the political world by saying he would leave congress before his current term ends in 2018. Chaffetz' dogged investigation of Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails from his committee ...More..

Monday Briefing: House Passes Obamacare Replacement Bill
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Monday Briefing: House Passes Obamacare Replacement Bill

For Idahoans on Medicaid, the bill would cut benefits for low-income people and allow states to impose work requirements on Medicaid recipients. While social media is abuzz with stories of disabilities and li...More..

Times Square rampage: Three still critical, driver charged with murder
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Times Square rampage: Three still critical, driver charged with murder

He was arraigned at a Manhattan court and is due back in court next week. Rojas is next scheduled to appear in court on 24 May. Rojas made a U-turn on 42nd Street and drove his auto north on sidewalks, hitt...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Trump Sends Nafta Renegotiation Notice to Congress

Trump has blamed NAFTA for a number of the U.S.'s economic problems, but it's debatable whether the trade deal is really at fault in all those cases. "USTR will now continue consultations with Congress and Amer...More..

US Confederacy statue rally sparks online anti-Semitism
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

US Confederacy statue rally sparks online anti-Semitism

On Saturday night, a group carrying torches and led by prominent white nationalist Richard Spencer held a demonstration around the statue to protest its removal. The Monument Fund, which is suing the city o...More..

South law enforcement officers celebrate National Police Week
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

South law enforcement officers celebrate National Police Week

A memorial ceremony Monday morning to honor four fallen Mansfield Police officers, kicked off Police Week on May 15. Peace Officers Memorial Day falls on National Police Week , which draws 25-40,000 officers...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

McCain: Calls to impeach Trump should not be taken 'very seriously'

It is perspicuous. It is easy to understand. It will led by Robert Mueller, the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director who preceded the now-fired James Comey. He was impeached for perjury and obstructi...More..

Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Severe weather outbreak predicted in Oklahoma, Kansas

Meteorologist Craig Cogil, at the National Weather Service, says last night's thunderstorms were accompanied by wind gusts up to 75 miles -an-hour, knocking out power to at least six-thousand homes. "A shower o...More..

Hahn, Barnes lead after Koepka's late trouble
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Hahn, Barnes lead after Koepka's late trouble

Sandwiched between Hahn and Day is Billy Horschel, who is in solo second at 11-under. "I played solid, kept the hole in front of me even though I didn't hit many fairways", he said. The long-hitting Florida pla...More..

Niskayuna native charged with tampering in Pa. student's death
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Niskayuna native charged with tampering in Pa. student's death

You don't know what you're talking about, '" Davis recounted in an interview on " Good Morning America that aired Friday. One of the brothers said they needed to take Piazza to the hospital, but the others t...More..

Unknown if Flynn will comply with subpoena
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Unknown if Flynn will comply with subpoena

Congressional aides told Reuters the committee was still negotiating in the hopes of obtaining the requested documents. "Consistent with the Committee's position since the beginning of or investigation, I wel...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Atkins: Donald Trump traveling overseas amid swirling controversy at home

Did he urge Comey at a February meeting to drop his probe of the Russian Federation connections of Trump's national security adviser, Michael Flynn? "There is mounting evidence of obstruction of justice", Blu...More..

Federal Judge Dismisses
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Federal Judge Dismisses "Clock Boy" Lawsuit

In addition to the lawsuits filed against the school, the city, and the principal (which were all dismissed this week), the family also filed lawsuits against Fox News, The Blaze, Glenn Beck, Ben Shapiro and se...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Callers Threaten Texas Lawmaker Who Seeks Trump Impeachment

Al Green played recordings of threatening voicemail messages he received after calling for Trump's impeachment on Wednesday. He has committed an impeachable act and must be charged. Impeachment, of the Presiden...More..

Weak, short-lived tornadoes cause little damage in Kansas
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Weak, short-lived tornadoes cause little damage in Kansas

As per the National Weather Service, who has received scattered reports of tornadoes, which will followed by the severe thunderstorms that will muffle Tuesday afternoon in two states of Oklahoma and Texas. Al...More..

8 injured after plane clips LA airport truck
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

8 injured after plane clips LA airport truck

None of the injuries was life-threatening, though the women sustained the more serious injuries. According to social media accounts, the plane was an Aeromexico flight. The airport said the collision happened...More..

Lone congressman calls to impeach Trump on House Floor: Does it matter?
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Lone congressman calls to impeach Trump on House Floor: Does it matter?

Whether he is guilty is a separate action for the U.S. Senate to decide. Rep. Al Green (D-Texas) called for President Trump to be impeached on the House floor Wednesday morning. In the case of Bill Clinton, f...More..

Boy found dead in stolen car in Mississippi, 3 arrested
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Boy found dead in stolen car in Mississippi, 3 arrested

When the Clarion Ledger asked Mason to confirm that the statements made at the press conference Thursday afternoon were true-specifically, that Ebony Archie didn't report her son's abduction immediately-h...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee

Mark Warner (D-VA), the top Democrat on that panel. But it was still an open question whether Comey would appear publicly, and many lawmakers began to doubt he would testify after the Justice Department named...More..

by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Arctic Council Should Look to Sub-National Actors

Canada, the US and its six Arctic Council partners adopted the nine-page " Fairbanks Declaration 2017 , " which noted that the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average. "The US will r...More..

Massachusetts Adds 3900 Jobs in April
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Massachusetts Adds 3900 Jobs in April

The 4.1 percent jobless rate - below the 4.4 national unemployment rate - is the lowest since 2001, according to state Department of Labor and Workforce Development. Arkansas' unemployment rate was 3.5%. Ho...More..

The GOP Is Almost Certainly Not Going To Impeach Trump
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

The GOP Is Almost Certainly Not Going To Impeach Trump

The oversight committee chosen by House Speaker Paul Ryan to investigate whether President Donald Trump obstructed an FBI probe has been the most publicly aggressive group involved in the cautious, GOP-led inve...More..

Heavy rain leads to flooding in Louisiana
by | Sunday, May 21, 2017

Heavy rain leads to flooding in Louisiana

The rain began falling Wednesday and pushed the Vermillion River at Lafayette several feet above flood stage. Up to a foot of rain fell in parts of Missouri last weekend, and much of the central USA has seen ...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

NC jobless rate falls in April, 4.7 percent nears USA average

The industries with the most job growth in the Jacksonville area over the year were trade, transportation and utilities, with 4,700 jobs; and education and health services, with 4,600 jobs. Helena Hospital, Sil...More..

by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

The sources said the intensifying effort does not mean criminal charges are near, or that any such charges will result. The person may be cooperating or have information of use to investigators. Comey's highly-...More..

Weiner pleads guilty to sexting; faces possible prison time
by | Saturday, May 20, 2017

Weiner pleads guilty to sexting; faces possible prison time

The disgraced former member of Congress cried while making a statement to the court admitting he knew the North Carolina girl he was contacting previous year was 15. The investigation infamously intersected a...More..