Trump aide says president to court Democrats; Schumer says, "willing"

Late Sunday afternoon, Fox News's Twitter issued a "news alert" informing the public that President Donald Trump was "spending the weekend working at the White House". But as written, the replacement bill drew fire from both moderate Republicans wh... More..

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Trump says he expects a health care deal soon
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

Congressman Jordan on Congressman Ted Poe saying that no matter what changes were made to the Ryan bill, the Freedom Caucus was always going to say no. House Republicans' optimism that they could find a GOP-b...More..

Sister Says UK Attack Victims Were 'Having The Time Of Their Lives'
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Sister Says UK Attack Victims Were 'Having The Time Of Their Lives'

Kurt Cochran was killed and his wife Melissa injured when an SUV struck them as they walked across Westminister Bridge. The family offered profuse thanks to first responders, British and American authorities...More..

Trump vows appeal up to Supreme Court after loss on travel ban
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump vows appeal up to Supreme Court after loss on travel ban

The only option that would have allowed Donald Trump to get around serial legal challenges to his travel ban on some Muslim nationalities closed even before it opened, making him look once again this week like ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Jayhawks meets Purdue in NCAA Tournament regional semifinal

First came a 38-point rout of UC Davis on St. Patrick's Day and the Jayhawks followed that up with a 20-point pounding of Michigan State in the second round. It'll mean even more moving forward and you can see ...More..

Sessions: DOJ To Withhold Funding From Sanctuary Cities
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Sessions: DOJ To Withhold Funding From Sanctuary Cities

New Haven city leaders have said they will not back down on their policies even after threats to pull federal funding. He says the Justice Department will require compliance with immigration laws in order for t...More..

McConnell: Full Senate vote on Gorsuch on April 7
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

McConnell: Full Senate vote on Gorsuch on April 7

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, has hinted that he could turn to the "nuclear option" to alter Senate rules to confirm Gorsuch with a simple majority. Al Franken, D-Minn. Republicans only have 52...More..

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Democrats
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Democrats

Dianne Feinstein, a California Democrat. "We can't be chasing the flawless all the time ", Trump's chief of staff, Reince Priebus, said Sunday on Fox News, raising the possibility that the White House will p...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

A requirement that she not discuss even non-classified material "is particularly untenable given that multiple senior administration officials have publicly described the same events", O'Neil said. REP. TREY GO...More..

Intelligence panel chair reviewed sensitive file on White House grounds
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Intelligence panel chair reviewed sensitive file on White House grounds

Kushner, 36, was Trump's main intermediary with foreign governments during the 2016 election campaign and now plays that role in the White House. The committee confirmed that Kushner will meet with its member...More..

South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

South Carolina headed to Final Four, beats Florida 77-70

The Gamecocks and Gators faced off twice in the regular season with each team winning once on their home floor. Meanwhile, the other side of the fence features the offensive balance of the Gonzaga Bulldogs ma...More..

Seeded Gonzaga survives for 61-58 win over West Virginia
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Seeded Gonzaga survives for 61-58 win over West Virginia

After Mathews' basket, Tarik Phillip missed a jumper and Silas Melson was fouled by Daxter Miles Jr . with 37 seconds left after he rebounded Phillip's miss. "We had pressure all year long". Noting that ...More..

Georgia Tech handles Cal State Bakersfield 76-61
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Georgia Tech handles Cal State Bakersfield 76-61

The Yellow Jackets led nearly the entire game, due to a strong defensive effort and excellent ball management. "They ( Georgia Tech ) just played well tonight", CSU-Bakersfield coach Rod Barnes said. The scho...More..

Georgia Senate plans vote on campus guns measure
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Georgia Senate plans vote on campus guns measure

For example, in 2012 the Colorado Supreme Court ruled that universities banning guns violates the Colorado concealed carry law. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Georgia House Public Safety a...More..

Attorney General: Sanctuary cities are risking federal money
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Attorney General: Sanctuary cities are risking federal money

He didn't specify the time period. A day after Attorney General Jeff Sessions reiterated his intention to pull federal funding from " sanctuary cities " for not complying with federal immigration efforts,...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Donald Trump 'upset' with son-in-law for 'vacationing' while health care bill struggled

They can not stand them anymore, they have completely taken over the neighborhood. "They've completely ruined the neighborhood", one local told the Associated Press . As an adult first daughter with an i...More..

Trump's promise on repealing health care law
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump's promise on repealing health care law

First, Trump took to Twitter to continue his assault on President Obama's signature health care reform. Also, some Republicans were frustrated that Trump's bill would repeal the essential health benefits pro...More..

Trump Budget Director: Meals on Wheels 'Just Not Showing Any Results'
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump Budget Director: Meals on Wheels 'Just Not Showing Any Results'

Both political parties vowed to protect the program, which serves almost a million meals per day nationwide through a network of more than 5,000 local programs. Hudson gets her lunch and dinner delivered every...More..

Accused Of Trying To Sell A Baby Online For $3K
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Accused Of Trying To Sell A Baby Online For $3K

The price listed for the infant was $5,500. Elizabethton police were contacted, who alerted the Greene County Sheriff's Department and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation. Cain is also sought in connection ...More..

Federal Judge Defers Ruling on Missouri Abortion Rules
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Federal Judge Defers Ruling on Missouri Abortion Rules

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives are expected to decide on a number of health policies that will have a very real impact on people here in ME, such as whether to rip health care away from thousands ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Wall Street's Fearless Girl statue to stay put for now

The Wall Street statue known as Fearless Girl will continue to stare down the Charging Bull for months to come . The statue attracted widespread attention after it was installed on the eve of "Internationa...More..

University of Texas-Sexual Assault story
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

University of Texas-Sexual Assault story

While 10 percent of female academic students who responded to the year-long almost system wide poll reported being raped, 15 percent of women at the system's flagship school of UT-Austin reported being raped wh...More..

Democratic National Committee asks entire staff to submit resignations
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Democratic National Committee asks entire staff to submit resignations

He also revealed the creation of a 30-member Transition Advisory Committee, tasked with reviewing current staff members and interviewing new prospects for the restructuring process. In a statement, Perez spokes...More..

Illinois considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Illinois considers legalizing marijuana for a fiscal boost

A new poll by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute shows nearly ¾ of Illinoisans surveyed say they would supported the decriminalization of marijuana. The poll showed that two-thirds of voters support the l...More..

Petition calls for Melania Trump to move to White House
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Petition calls for Melania Trump to move to White House

Melania Trump has said she plans to stay in Manhattan at least until Barron finishes the school year in June and plans to fly back a bunch for visits even if she does move to the White House. A well-known ...More..

Sunday night storm leaves large hail and damage
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Sunday night storm leaves large hail and damage

A neighborhood near Interstate 35-E and Post Oak Drive received an exceptional amount of half-dollar sized hail which resulted in several downed tree branches. The entire DFW area is under a tornado watch until...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

3 storm chasers killed in Texas crash identified

The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and formats. Gonzalez said Yarnall and Jaeger were wearing seatbel...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Police union warns Trump 'sanctuary city' cuts could risk safety

During a daily press briefing earlier in the day, Sessions said the Justice Department will require compliance with immigration laws in order for cities to receive grants through the Office of Justice Programs,...More..

Anti-abortion activists charged over undercover Planned Parenthood videos
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Anti-abortion activists charged over undercover Planned Parenthood videos

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced the charges against David Daleiden and Sandra Merritt. Two anti-abortion activists who secretly filmed themselves trying to buy fetal tissue from Planned Parent...More..

Lights go out around the world for 10th anniversary of Earth Hour
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Lights go out around the world for 10th anniversary of Earth Hour

Colin Butfield, director of campaigns at WWF, said: "Today, hundreds of millions of people will be showing global unity on climate change during Earth Hour". The group also encourages businesses and ordinary ...More..

by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Trump associates may have had Russian links

Nonetheless, it was Mr. Comey's confirmation of an FBI investigation into the Trump campaign's suspected ties with Moscow that set tongues wagging, particularly among aggrieved liberals. Comey said the Russians...More..

Family outing takes fowl turn as turkey slams into SUV windshield
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Family outing takes fowl turn as turkey slams into SUV windshield

The force of the hit caused the bird to crash through the windshield. While the bird didn't survive, the family was for the most part uninjured. The vehicle was being driven by John Taraboczhia ( pronounced...More..

Supreme Court nominee to face confirmation vote April 7: US Senate leader
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Supreme Court nominee to face confirmation vote April 7: US Senate leader

Now, it takes 60 votes to clear parliamentary hurdles and set up an up-or-down vote on the nominee. Dems debate revamping consumer board Lawmakers call for pilot program to test for energy sector vulnerabilit...More..

Gorsuch hearing focuses on Hatch's Religious Freedom Law
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

Gorsuch hearing focuses on Hatch's Religious Freedom Law

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin of IL said the high court had just tossed out a standard that Gorsuch himself had used in a similar case that lowered the bar for educational achievement. And when budgets are ti...More..

President Trump reverses Obama-era climate change policies
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

President Trump reverses Obama-era climate change policies

The region's leading green group didn't mince words over what the rollback might mean for the Adirondack Park. The Obama administration blocked the sale of new coal leases on federal lands in January 2016 to ...More..