Ivanka Trump's growing West Wing role raises questions

The official said Ivanka Trump , who is in the process of obtaining a security clearance and will receive government-issued communications devices this week, would have access to classified information. Ivanka Trump continues to own her brand. "Th... More..

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Democrats to Filibuster SCOTUS Nom. Neil Gorsuch

The effort was successful in getting Obama's nominees confirmed, but it also means that it is now harder for Democrats to block Trump's nominees to the lower federal courts. His objection, instead, is that the ...More..

The Health Care Vote And The Stock Market
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

The Health Care Vote And The Stock Market

Overall, 58% of independent voters disapprove of the replacement plan. Some say they're weighing whether to withdraw from the individual market. Some White House officials have also acknowledged privately tha...More..

Health Bill Vote Delayed In House In Setback To Trump, Ryan
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Health Bill Vote Delayed In House In Setback To Trump, Ryan

Moments after the bill was pulled, Pres. Trump told the New York Times that he expected Obamacare to "explode" this year - meaning premiums will rise and more Americans will be unhappy with the law. "'Negotia...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

This marks yet another weekend during which the Trump administration appears to have lied about knowing that President Trump was playing golf. President Donald Trump made his 12th and 13th trips as President...More..

Maryland high school rape case sparks immigration row
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Maryland high school rape case sparks immigration row

CNN reports that one of the Maryland high school students accused of raping the girl, 18-year-old Henry Sanchez-Milian, is an undocumented teen from Guatemala, and the Trump administration has used his appar...More..

City leaders defy White House threat on 'sanctuary' policies
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

City leaders defy White House threat on 'sanctuary' policies

Christie also has vowed to veto any measure that would use state dollars to reimburse sanctuary cities for lost federal funds. "We are going to become this administration's worst nightmare", said New York C...More..

Schumer announces he will oppose Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Schumer announces he will oppose Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

Democrats may not have the votes to block Gorsuch, 49, who has been on the Denver-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the last decade and was nominated to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant since Justice Ant...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Laptop and tablet bans on flights: What we know

The restriction affects flights to the USA from ten global airports in the Middle East. Besides Egypt, Jordan, Turkey, and Saudi Arabia, the British list includes Tunisia and Lebanon that are not on the Unite...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

City leaders defy White House threat on "sanctuary" policies

As is the case in several sanctuary cities, they promised to continue blocking cooperation between city police departments and federal immigration authorities. However, officials across the US immediately respo...More..

Georgia's unemployment rate decreases to 5.3 percent
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Georgia's unemployment rate decreases to 5.3 percent

San Diego County's unemployment rate fell last month as companies created slightly more jobs than they eliminated, while the workforce shrank as people stopped looking. The largest job gains were in the const...More..

NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter

WUTC fired Helbert, posting a statement on their site saying that she was terminated for violating journalistic ethics because she didn't identify herself as a journalist. A couple of days after her story aired...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Democrats to Filibuster Gorsuch

The Senate Democratic leader, Chuck Schumer of NY, on Thursday vowed to lead an attempt to filibuster the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch , as supporters and critics traded dueling views on th...More..

Planned Parenthood: Female Lawmakers Who Vote for Health Care Bill 'Betraying Women'
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Planned Parenthood: Female Lawmakers Who Vote for Health Care Bill 'Betraying Women'

Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. Based on her work with other federally funded community health centers, Richards says those facilities often refer women to Planned P...More..

Central Texas could see damaging wind, large hail Tuesday night
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Central Texas could see damaging wind, large hail Tuesday night

Another storm system approaching from the west may bring additional thunderstorms to the area Thursday into Friday. The afternoon Severe Weather Symposium will feature keynote speaker Tim Marshall, a severe s...More..

1 dead, 5 hurt in central Florida shooting
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

1 dead, 5 hurt in central Florida shooting

Police said the boy was shot by LaTina Herring's ex-boyfriend, Allen Cashe, 31. The youngest child still remains in critical condition at the Arnold Palmer Hospital. Smith supported his officer's actions. The...More..

Merkel flies high in poll test as 'Schulz effect' fizzles
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Merkel flies high in poll test as 'Schulz effect' fizzles

If Germans could directly vote for the chancellor, 45 percent would chose Schulz while just 36 percent would pick Merkel, an Infratest Dimap poll showed last week. The centre-left Social Democrats (SPD), who ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

FBI investigation continues into Trump-Russia links

Comey also confirmed the FBI is investigating Russia's attempt to interfere with the 2016 election and whether there were any ties between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives. Trump tweeted early Monday...More..

Man accused of hitting medic with ambulance: 'I'm innocent'
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Man accused of hitting medic with ambulance: 'I'm innocent'

He is expected to be in court on Friday. A New York Fire Department paramedic and mother-of-five died after she was run over by a drugged-up thief who had stolen her ambulance. The video posted on Twitter ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

UK says cabin ban on laptops to go into effect Saturday

Further, many also raised the question as to why the ban was limited to only larger devices and not smartphones. Another aviation-security expert, professor Jeffrey Price of Metropolitan State University of...More..

Contaminated breaded chicken leads to major recall
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Contaminated breaded chicken leads to major recall

FSIS inspection personnel also found the metal objets during verification activities. The ready-to-eat (RTE) breaded chicken items were produced on various dates from December 19, 2016 through March 7, 2017. ...More..

Sugarhouses Open As Massachusetts Celebrates Maple Sugaring Season
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Sugarhouses Open As Massachusetts Celebrates Maple Sugaring Season

Bender intends to sweeten the deal by spreading her maple expertise at as many locations as possible during the event. Founded by student athletes out of necessity, their gluten-free, preservative-free, low-cal...More..

Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Trump attacks conservative lawmakers over health bill

Analysts say he will have to work with the small but determined Freedom Caucus - or find a way to work around it, most likely by forging coalitions with Democrats, who for now seem little disposed to co-operate...More..

ICE Putting Pressure on Sanctuary Cities With Raids
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

ICE Putting Pressure on Sanctuary Cities With Raids

Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles, whose statements on whether Los Angeles is a sanctuary city have been inconsistent but who signed an executive order this week expanding sanctuary provisions, nonetheless...More..

Betsy DeVos Praises Career Prep in Visit to Valencia College
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Betsy DeVos Praises Career Prep in Visit to Valencia College

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has toured four schools since she joined President Trump's Cabinet in early February, and there's a curious pattern to the visits. The General Assembly has killed that bill and p...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Get ready for major storms Friday night

Severe thunderstorms with hail, damaging winds and a few tornadoes are likely this afternoon and evening, forecasters said. Winds of up to 60 miles are possible in these isolated thunderstorms. Beyond this ev...More..

Missing Tennessee student: School chief appeals for girl's safe return
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Missing Tennessee student: School chief appeals for girl's safe return

Finally, we want to also address the Maury County Schools, as the teachers and administration are the core of our community. Cummins was suspended from teacher after a student reported seeing him and Thomas k...More..

NCAA Tournament: What We Learned - Notre Dame Survives Princeton
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

NCAA Tournament: What We Learned - Notre Dame Survives Princeton

All three are much better shooters than that, and they'll need to show it if the Irish hope to stage a return to the Elite Eight . We really don't post him as much against ACC teams. If they do those things on...More..

Roger Federer eases past Juan Martin del Potro in Miami
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Roger Federer eases past Juan Martin del Potro in Miami

He had wrist surgery in May 2010, and missed the rest of the season. Looking forward to backing it up tomorrow now. I'm not going to get the surprise really a second time around because I saw the power he had...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Bill Nelson comes out against Trump's Supreme Court nominee, supports filibuster

Within hours of Justice Antonin Scalia's death in February 2016, Republicans said they wouldn't take up Obama's eventual choice, saying the next president should have the say. Because elections have consequ...More..

National Weather Service confirms tornado touched down near Williamsburg, Ohio, Sunday
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

National Weather Service confirms tornado touched down near Williamsburg, Ohio, Sunday

A warning is the time to take action and go to your shelter. Based off of the severe weather situation, a watch is usually issued for 4 to 8 hours. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding, and trees. The National W...More..

Forecast: Sunny and breezy in Denver before rain, snow return
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Forecast: Sunny and breezy in Denver before rain, snow return

Patchy fog. Otherwise, partly sunny, with a high near 48. Tuesday , March 28 - Sunny, with a high near 78. Patchy rain and thunderstorms are possible in the morning and early afternoon. North wind 5 to 15 ...More..

by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Three dead after Broken Arrow-area homeowner's son reportedly shoots intruders

He described two as 16 or 17 and one as 18. Mahoney says the men were wearing black clothes, gloves and masks when they forced their way in through a back door. The shooter voluntarily spoke with investigator...More..

US Republican Meadows: Tax plan does not have to be revenue neutral
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

US Republican Meadows: Tax plan does not have to be revenue neutral

Though Trump was initially hesitant to blame the Freedom Caucus for the bill's defeat, he targeted them in a tweet on Sunday. However, he does know that the caucus' members were not united in opposing the ...More..

Republican lawmaker quits conservative House group over healthcare conflict
by | Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Republican lawmaker quits conservative House group over healthcare conflict

All the Democrats were expected to vote against it. "But I don't think they're headed in that direction". "I can tell you as I've looked at all of this, I said, could I have spent a little bit more time , ...More..