National Football League owners approve lease agreement for Raiders stadium in Las Vegas

The NFL will continue to meet over the next two years to establish league policy on sports betting within the Nevada. Oh, you better believe fans will take advantage of that loophole. More than half (53 percent) of all money bet at William Hill's... More..

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Manchester Bombing: Ariana Grande 'Postpones' European Tour Following Terror Attack

It is not known how many people were attending the concert, but the majority of the American pop star's fans are young people in their teens and twenties. Her ruling Conservative Party was preparing to suspen...More..

Branstad to Resign, Reynolds to Take Oath of Office Wednesday
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Branstad to Resign, Reynolds to Take Oath of Office Wednesday

Judge Steven Colloton of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 8th Circuit will perform the ambassadorial swearing in ceremony. Gov. Terry Branstad as the next US ambassador to China . Reynolds will deliver her fi...More..

Trump asked intel chiefs to push back against FBI probe
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump asked intel chiefs to push back against FBI probe

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats on Tuesday refused to confirm or deny allegations that President Donald Trump had asked him to "push back" against the FBI's investigation into possible collusi...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Homeland Security considers banning laptops on all flights

The initial ban was devised by Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly and the acting administrator of the Transportation Security Administration after incidents like the 2016 bombing of Daallo Airlines Fl...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Korea should give boost to Pacific trade deal

USA officials attending the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC ) forum in Hanoi , Vietnam over the weekend, opposed language that called for all member-countries to "fight against all forms of protect...More..

19 confirmed dead after explosions at Ariana Grande concert in England
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

19 confirmed dead after explosions at Ariana Grande concert in England

Paula Robinson, 48, from West Dalton about 40 miles east of Manchester, said she was at the train station next to the arena with her husband when she felt the explosion and saw dozens of teenage girls screaming...More..

Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Supreme Court strikes down 2 NC congressional districts

Under the "clear error" standard, Kagan wrote , the Supreme Court would defer to the three-judge district court's findings of fact - " most notably, as to whether racial considerations predominated in dra...More..

Comey Hid Among White House Curtains to Avoid Trump
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Comey Hid Among White House Curtains to Avoid Trump

The memo is a critical factor, as the Trump administration initially cited Rosenstein's assessment in its explanation for Comey's firing last week . The director did not take notes during the dinner with the...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Manchester Terror Attack: What we know so far

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday morning that such an "incomprehensable" attack would only "strengthen our determination to continue working together with our friends in the United Kingdom to...More..

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

Rogers got a call from the president of the United States. The intelligence officials in question were Daniel Coats , the Director of National Intelligence, and Adm. If Trump knew for a fact that he was ask...More..

Macron's Election Win Cheered by Scientists
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Macron's Election Win Cheered by Scientists

Incoming French president Emmanuel Macron will on Thursday reveal a list of hundreds of candidates for his new centrist political party, as he seeks to win a parliamentary majority in next month's gener...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Congress committee members will 'demand' to see Comey's notes

New York Times as you know reporting, here's what the president said in the meeting. Trump's conversation with Rogers was documented contemporaneously in an internal memo written by a senior NSA official, ac...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Several tornadoes touch down in the Plains, Midwest during severe weather Tuesday

Tornadoes reportedly touched down in four other states, including Texas, Oklahoma , Nebraska and Wisconsin , killing two people and injuring dozens of others. Tornadoes are possible. Storms could produce exce...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

MS teens face charges over kidnapped boy found dead

Madison County District Attorney Michael Guest announced at a news conference that authorities plan to charge Byron McBride , D'Allen Washington and Dwan Wakefield in the death of the child. Each is in t...More..

Texas takes step toward enacting its own 'bathroom' law
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Texas takes step toward enacting its own 'bathroom' law

Senate Bill 2078 still has to head back to the Senate for any final tweaks before it heads to Governor Greg Abbott's desk. A broader proposal mandating that virtually all transgender people in the countr...More..

UK High Commissioner thanks Pakistanis over support after Manchester blast
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

UK High Commissioner thanks Pakistanis over support after Manchester blast

He is believed to have detonated an improvised explosive device. The hashtag #missinginManchester is being used by those trying to find information. Manchester's Victoria station, which backs on to the arena,...More..

Trump urges Muslims to join 'battle of good and evil'
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump urges Muslims to join 'battle of good and evil'

Trump went onto explain that "a better future is only possible if your nations drive out the terrorists and extremists". "Instead, we are here to offer partnership - based on shared interests and values", Trum...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee

Former FBI Director James Comey will testify in an open hearing before Congress, senators from the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence announced Friday - giving Comey his first chance to publicly rec...More..

Texas' New 'Transgender Bathroom Bill' Keeps Biological Sexes Separate in School Facilities
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Texas' New 'Transgender Bathroom Bill' Keeps Biological Sexes Separate in School Facilities

With the threat of a special session looming over bathrooms, the Texas House gave its final approval to a controversial measure that would regulate where transgender students can use public school restrooms. ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Former FBI chief James Comey to testify in Russian probe

Trump made separate appeals to the director of national intelligence, Daniel Coats, and to Adm. Michael S. Rogers, the director of the National Security Agency, urging them to publicly deny the existence of an...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Michael Flynn not cooperating in Senate Intelligence Committee's Russian Federation probe

According to Monday's letter, the committee requested that Flynn provide a list of all meetings and communications he had with Russian officials. Flynn's relationship with Russia developed over the course o...More..

Manchester to unite at evening vigil for arena victims after terror attack
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Manchester to unite at evening vigil for arena victims after terror attack

People in Manchester are to join together in mourning for the victims of the UK's "deadliest" terror attack. "We are working to establish the full details of what is being treated by the police as an appallin...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump touches down in Israel, calls trip 'rare opportunity' for Mideast peace

Trump is expected to visit the Western Wall , located in the Old City of East Jerusalem, later today in a private capacity in what would be the first such visit to Judaism's holiest site by a sitting US Pres...More..

Iran will never have nuclear weapons
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Iran will never have nuclear weapons

But anonymous officials said that by revealing the city in the Islamic State's territory - where a USA partner had detected the threat - Russian Federation could deduce secret sources and methods of intellige...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Fox News co-founder Roger Ailes dies after falling at his home

Elizabeth Ailes says, "I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that my husband, Roger Ailes , passed away this morning". Former President George H.W. Despite Ailes' denials of the allegations, he ...More..

U.S. will reportedly ban carry-on laptops on all flights from Europe
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

U.S. will reportedly ban carry-on laptops on all flights from Europe

Rumors have been swirling that DHS plans on expanding the ban on laptops , tablets and other large electronics on USA -bound flights; it now applies to some Middle Eastern and North African airports. Figures r...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Indian climber goes missing after summiting Mount Everest

Rescuers on Everest found the body of a missing Indian climber on Monday, taking the toll from a deadly weekend on the world's highest peak to four. Hundreds of mountaineers are hoping to scale the world's hi...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump meets Palestinian leader in Bethlehem

Fresh off a remarkably warm reception in Saudi Arabia , Trump arrived at Ben Gurion International Airport and walked a red-carpeted gauntlet of Israeli dignitaries there to greet him. Clashes broke out near a ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump administration announces plan to renegotiate NAFTA

That follows on the heels of disputes with Canada over lumber imports and dairy exports, and with Mexico over sugar imports, just a small sample of the many trade disputes announced in the last three months. "G...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump says he didn't mention Israel in meeting with Russians

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson briefed the media in Saudi Arabia on Sunday without members of the American press in attendance. Trump addressed dozens of leaders of Muslim states in Riyadh on May 21, ur...More..

President's 2018 budget to include family leave plan
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

President's 2018 budget to include family leave plan

A health care bill passed in Congress would halt most of the organization's federal funding. Likewise, a 10-year, $191 billion reduction in food stamps — nearly 30 percent — far exceeds prior proposals by Cap...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Toomey says GOP striving for middle ground on Medicaid expansion

The American Health Care Act , which was passed by the U.S. House of Representatives on May 4, but still faces review in the U.S. Senate , would give states the option of setting insurance premiums accordin...More..

Flynn to decline subpoena in probe
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Flynn to decline subpoena in probe

However, Cummings points to Flynn having sat next to Russian President Vladimir Putin and received $45,000 to attend an event hosted by Russian television network RT. It was also reported that while he was Nati...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

Trump's plan, drawn up by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, lands as Trump's GOP allies in Congress are grappling with repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama's health care law and lookin...More..