Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal: White House

Trump claimed before taking office that climate change was a "hoax" created by the Chinese to hurt the US economy, an assertion that stands in defiance of broad scientific consensus. Mr. Trump has repeatedly expressed doubts about climate change, a... More..

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Roger Ailes' parting shot? Matt Drudge scooped Fox News on his death
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Roger Ailes' parting shot? Matt Drudge scooped Fox News on his death

Ailes, who reshaped television news over five decades in the TV and entertainment industry, was 77. Though the particulars of Ailes' life after his exit from Fox News continue to surface in the hours after ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Cleveland cop who shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice fired

Garmback suspended for using "improper tactics" when driving up to the gazebo near which Rice was shot. In his six months with the Independence Police Department, Loehmann's supervisors allegedly found him to...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Iowa's GOP senators cast doubt on health care law repeal

Trump argued that "Dems would do it, no doubt!" While the Republicans in the Senate have vowed to write their own "repeal and replace" healthcare bill, as opposed to taking up what their House colleagues s...More..

Rutherford County has extremely low unemployment rate
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Rutherford County has extremely low unemployment rate

The county's jobless rate was at 4.6 percent in March, 4.4 percent in February and 4.6 percent in January. For April, McDowell County reported a jobless rate of 3.9, percent, which is a drop from the month be...More..

Leaked birth control rule would broaden religious exemption
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Leaked birth control rule would broaden religious exemption

The leaked rule "would leave in place the religious "accommodation" created by the Obama administration, making that route available to groups that choose to continue using it", according to Becket Fund. "W...More..

Jury being picked for cop who killed motorist
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Jury being picked for cop who killed motorist

The critical minute - from the time Yanez pulled over Castile in Falcon Heights to when the St. Anthony police officer fired the seventh and last shot at the Montessori school cafeteria worker - will be heavily...More..

Jury seated in Lower Southampton 'gifted' child rape trial
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Jury seated in Lower Southampton 'gifted' child rape trial

The 52-year-old Lower Southampton man faces multiple counts each of child rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse with a child, aggravated indecent assault of a child, statutory sexual assault and other of...More..

United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris agreement
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

United Nations warns Trump against quitting Paris agreement

President Donald Trump is expected to pull the USA out of the landmark Paris climate agreement , sources said, adding that the administration is still looking for "caveats in the language" related to the e...More..

Haley defends Kushner, says he will continue to do his work
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Haley defends Kushner, says he will continue to do his work

It was not immediately clear when his last day will be, and he told the publication his reasons for leaving are "personal" and that he intends to return to his communications firm, the Black Rock Group. And he ...More..

Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Portland stabbing suspect involved in rant the day before?

A similar conservative " Trump Free Speech Rally " is planned for largely liberal Portland on Sunday, though the city's mayor have asked organizers to cancel the gathering. Charges include aggravated murder ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Patrick, Straus deadlocked over 'bathroom bill'

Shortly after that, in a news conference of their own, members of the Senate said that the House had created problems that can only be fixed in a special session of the Legislature. The House has acted on nar...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Senate Republicans could preserve one of Trumpcare's deadliest provisions

There are many variables - and unforeseen outcomes - that can undermine even the most carefully crafted policy initiative. "History shows us that this level of funding, which is pretty low, is not enough and ...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Google reveals the most commonly misspelled words in each state - what's yours?

The nation's best young spellers are gathering in Maryland for the annual Scripps spelling bee starting Wednesday. Among those who survive, the written test will determine who advances to the final day of com...More..

Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech

Andrew D. Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher D. Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard , as Byers' parents and Horton's widow looked on. Vice President Mike Pence , who accompanied the president, hugged...More..

MA officials urge Trump to stay in climate deal
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

MA officials urge Trump to stay in climate deal

Trump himself kept everyone in suspense, saying he was still listening to "a lot of people both ways". Trump's son-in-law and top aide, Jared Kushner, was said to be neutral on the deal. Trump is getting conf...More..

Lots of Shouting at Portland Train Suspect's First Court Appearance
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Lots of Shouting at Portland Train Suspect's First Court Appearance

Trump, meanwhile, condemned the killing of the two men , calling them "unacceptable". Immediately after the stabbings, CAIR National Executive Nihad Awad said Mr Trump has stirred up bigotry and racism "th...More..

Nevada Governor Signs Bill That Permits Betting on Esports Events
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Nevada Governor Signs Bill That Permits Betting on Esports Events

While the bill is "the esports betting bill", it actually doesn't feature the word "esports" in its language. "Ideally, you would have people coming from all over the globe to compete, with people paying to...More..

Muslim Groups Raise Thousands Of Dollars For Portland Victims
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Muslim Groups Raise Thousands Of Dollars For Portland Victims

As Christian walked into the courtroom he yelled out: "Free speech or die, Portland! ". The two men who died were identified Saturday as Ricky John Best, 53, of Happy Valley, and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai M...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

What Is Louisiana's Most Misspelled Word?

On Tuesday, Google Trends tweeted a map showing " America's Most Misspelled Words ". " Pneumonia " seems to be a tough word to crack from sea to shining sea, in the north and in the south. This year, the to...More..

Former FBI director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Former FBI director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

Earlier, the New York Times reported the US President had told Russian officials Mr Comey was a "nut job" whose ouster relieved "great pressure" on him. It must be demoralizing for the White House staff t...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

McConnell faces a challenge passing health care in Senate

The comments Tuesday by Sens. The reason for the plan negotiated between the Republicans and Democrats is that we need 60 votes in the Senate which are not there! John Thune (S.D.), a member of leadership...More..

Number of homeless counted in Los Angeles County up sharply
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Number of homeless counted in Los Angeles County up sharply

The number of homeless residents in L.A. County is almost 58,000, up about 23 percent from 2016, according to the 2017 Homeless Count by the Los Angeles County Services Authority (LAHSA). " This would be a very...More..

Uber driver charged with sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Uber driver charged with sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl

About two minutes after Wasni got in the auto, Cunningham says Nelson was stabbed by Wasni from the backseat. Our deepest sympathies and prayers are with his family and loved ones during this incredibly hard ti...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

White House Press Briefing

Early Tuesday, President Donald Trump's communications resigned his post , reportedly as part of a brewing White House shakeup that is threatening to engulf Trump's entire press relations team. Laughter er...More..

Massive tanker fire shuts down Interstate 25 at Denver Tech Center
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Massive tanker fire shuts down Interstate 25 at Denver Tech Center

Another witness told KMGH-TV that the driver's leg was on fire. There is no estimate for when the highway will reopen. It is expected to be closed for hours. Shailen Bhatt says all northbound lanes at the sce...More..

Greg Gianforte Apologizes for Body-Slamming Reporter; Wins Montana Election
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Greg Gianforte Apologizes for Body-Slamming Reporter; Wins Montana Election

Gianforte prevailed despite being charged on Wednesday night with misdemeanor assault on Ben Jacobs , a political correspondent for the USA edition of the Guardian newspaper, who said the candidate "body...More..

Police union protests discipline of officers
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Police union protests discipline of officers

The union is continuing to push a line they have maintained for a while, that the CIRC or Critical Incident Review Committee's months-long investigation should be the final say, rather than the safety director'...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Texas lawmaker says he threatened to shoot other lawmaker in self-defense

Blanco .The bill was seen as a crack down on so-called sanctuary cities , such as Austin, in which local police are not required to help enforce federal immigration laws. "We will not be intimidated, we will n...More..

Texas State Representatives Threaten to Shoot Each Other in Capitol Fracas
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Texas State Representatives Threaten to Shoot Each Other in Capitol Fracas

Rinaldi told The Texas Tribune that he was pushed and shoved by two Democratic representatives after he'd revealed that he called ICE. "He said , 'I called ICE-fuck them, '" state Rep. Immigrant organisati...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Kushner and the Back Story of Back Channel Communication

Administration officials close to President Donald Trump have been pushing Kushner to step aside while the FBI investigates meetings that Kushner he had with Russian figures during the transition period followi...More..

Novi Man, 3-Year-Old Son Drown In Apartment Pool
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Novi Man, 3-Year-Old Son Drown In Apartment Pool

The father and son had been at the pool since about 3 p.m., Hart said, but as of Tuesday evening, police had not talked to anyone who saw or heard anything. The Detroit Free Press reports the initial investig...More..

Shulkin: Trump 'deeply engaged' on vets' issues
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Shulkin: Trump 'deeply engaged' on vets' issues

Shulkin said that President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence are "impatient and anxious" to improve the V.A. To that end, and seeking to deliver on a campaign promise, Shulkin announced a "soft la...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

'Russian officials must be laughing at the U.S.'

Instead, in the first press briefing since Trump returned from a nine-day trip overseas, Spicer focused on the fact that The Washington Post story , which first reported the request, used anonymous sourcing. "...More..

by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Kellyanne Conway Addresses Kushner Reports: Backchannels Are 'Regular Course of Business'

Trump also wrote that " many of the leaks coming out of the White House are fabricated lies". Rep. Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee, said Sunday on ABC that U.S. Last we...More..