House Republicans say they are still negotiating Obamacare repeal

But if party leaders move on before resolving the Obamacare dispute, they will find that there is a massive trust deficit on all sides that will make the path harrowing. "I think that's going to have to be the new coalition", he said. "We can fix thi... More..

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2 kids electrocuted after North Texas storm
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

2 kids electrocuted after North Texas storm

Kyle Falkner, a Fire Department spokesman. "This is never something that we want to respond to or tell you guys about", Faulkner said. The storms that bore down on Texas and Oklahoma late Tuesday brought to...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Severe storms expected in Mississippi Valley, Dixie Alley

Several tornadoes touched down in Texas and Oklahoma on Tuesday, while an EF1 tornado touched down near downtown Houston on Wednesday morning. When Williamson was not out chasing storms, he raised chickens ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Responding to Federal Bureau of Investigation chief's testimony, Kremlin says House committee is 'confused'

US officials reportedly said that the newly revealed information did not come from the previously leaked intelligence dossier that suggested coordination between the Trump campaign and Russian operatives. Whi...More..

'Dreamer' reunites with family, says he's hopeful for future
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

'Dreamer' reunites with family, says he's hopeful for future

Ramirez was brought to the United States from Mexico at age 7, and since 2014, has been lawfully present in the USA under Obama's Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, his lawyers have said. On Tues...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Carolina's 'bathroom bill' could cost state's economy $3.6 billion

The NCAA already has canceled events in the state because of the bill, seen by many as anti-LGBT. "I have confirmed with a contact very close to the NCAA that its deadline for HB2 is 48 hours from now", said...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Senate changes the combination of taxes in road funding plan

The Senate plan also would add a $5 tire fee and $100 commercial license plate fee, in addition to the $150 electric vehicle fee and $15 vehicle registration fee the House endorsed. The Senate's proposal would ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Carolina Lawmakers, Governor Announce 'Compromise' To Repeal 'Bathroom Bill'

The deal was announced late on Wednesday by Democratic Governor Roy Cooper and Republican state lawmakers. USA lawmakers announced an agreement to repeal a controversial North Carolina state law that curbs ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

President Trump's Second Travel Ban Banned

The Department of Justice's acting solicitor general, Jeffrey Wall, informed Maryland's southern district court in a filing on Friday that the government will challenge the ruling in the fourth circuit appeals ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Ivanka Trump Gets West Wing Office In White House

On Friday, Ivanka raised eyebrows when she was pictured sitting next to German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a meeting on vocational training with the president. "They're not saying she's going to voluntari...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Washington and Seattle reaffirm 'sanctuary' positions despite funding threats

But at a gathering of municipal officials from urban centres such as San Francisco, Seattle , Denver, Chicago and Philadelphia, Melissa Mark Viverito, the speaker of NY city council warned, "We are going to be...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

AP Calculates North Carolina's 'Bathroom Bill' Will Cost More Than $3.7 Billion

The NCAA said decisions for those events are being made starting this week and will announce them in a few weeks. Then, minutes before the news conference, the governor pulled out of the proposal, the Republi...More..

Sessions to
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sessions to "Claw Back" Funds from Sanctuary Cities

Several major cities could be affected by the Justice Departments' threat, including New York City, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Washington, D.C. The DHS report released last week noted tha...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Coroner confirms fourth victim found dead in Oakland fire

The unidentified remains were being brought to the coroner's office, the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said on Twitter . The body of the fourth victim was discovered Tuesday at the building where four othe...More..

Trump twists arms on Obamacare repeal before House vote
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump twists arms on Obamacare repeal before House vote

While Republicans control both chambers of Congress, the party's leaders face a hard task in uniting their members behind the healthcare bill, just the first of a series of reforms that Trump has promised inclu...More..

Finance Blizzard forces over 5000 flight cancellations in the Northeast
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Finance Blizzard forces over 5000 flight cancellations in the Northeast

But about 1,500 of that three-day cancellation tally came from Monday as snow fell in Chicago and the Midwest and the storm began to turn toward the Northeast. Both airlines say they are hopeful that airpor...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Judge issues permanent injunction against Trump's travel ban

The judge later got snappy with Readler when the administration's attorney tried to argue that tourism data offered by the state of Hawaii and statistics on enrollment and recruiting at the University of Hawa...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

North Carolina lawmakers reach deal to repeal transgender bathroom law

Republican lawmakers and Democratic Governor Roy Cooper are again pointing fingers over efforts to repeal House Bill 2. Local governments would be barred from adopting nondiscrimination ordinances covering se...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

The government says the ban falls within the president's power to protect national security. This Dec. 2015 file photo shows U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson in Honolulu . President Trump says his revised ...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

GOP Voters Still Hoping for Health Care Overhaul, Poll Shows

Trump on Sunday complained on Twitter that Democrats were gleeful that 'the Freedom Caucus, with the help of Club For Growth and Heritage, have saved Planned Parenthood Ocare!' "We're not done, we're not do...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Gas Taxes, BMV Fees Are Centerpiece of Senate Roads Plan

The bill now moves to the Senate floor. A powerful Indiana Senate committee on Tuesday put its stamp on an infrastructure funding plan, which includes a number of fee and tax increases that GOP leaders say ar...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

AP SPIN METER: Was Trump joking on health care?

Earlier Monday, White House spokesman Sean Spicer suggested Trump might turn to members of the Democratic Party to overhaul Obamacare and the USA president seconded that notion on Twitter Monday night. "The...More..

Donald Trump ties make-or-break health care vote to abortion
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Donald Trump ties make-or-break health care vote to abortion

Rep. Mo Brooks as of Thursday evening remained a holdout on the GOP health care bill, which he decried as a "massive Republican welfare plan". "We're committing to stay as long as it takes to get this done be...More..

Parts of Chicago Area at Risk for Storms Thursday
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Parts of Chicago Area at Risk for Storms Thursday

The National Weather Service reports an 80 percent chance of rain Tuesday with fog expected as well. There is the isolated potential for damaging winds and hail. "Keep the folks in north MS in your thoughts...More..

Sean Spicer tells reporter to 'stop shaking your head'
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sean Spicer tells reporter to 'stop shaking your head'

Even though he said "please", Spicer instructing a reporter - especially a black female reporter - on how she should gesture or behave rubbed a lot of people the wrong way , including Ryan . This was not ...More..

Warriors Fight Off Houston, and Pick Up their 60th Win
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Warriors Fight Off Houston, and Pick Up their 60th Win

Golden State defeated Houston in five games in the Western Conference Finals on their way to the NBA Championship in 2015, and just last season, knocked the Rockets out of the playoffs in a five-game first roun...More..

Sign Petition To Kick Melania Out Of New York
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sign Petition To Kick Melania Out Of New York

A petition which has been signed by almost 120,000 people urges Melania to move or pay for the exorbitant cost of keeping her at Trump Tower. First lady Melania Trump was next to her husband, Donald Trump , ...More..

Senate Russia investigators put focus on Paul Manafort
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Senate Russia investigators put focus on Paul Manafort

Manafort pitched the plans to Russian aluminum magnate Oleg Deripaska, a close Putin ally with whom Manafort eventually signed a $10 million annual contract beginning in 2006, according to interviews with sever...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Former Trump Campaign Chair Paul Manafort Linked To Putin Interests

White House spokesman Sean Spicer indicated Wednesday that President Trump had not been aware of Manafort's work on behalf of Deripaska. White House press secretary Sean Spicer attacked former President B...More..

The US Supreme Court just strengthened rights for students with disabilities
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

The US Supreme Court just strengthened rights for students with disabilities

Chief Justice Roberts wrote for the court, "i$3 t can not be right that the IDEA generally contemplates grade-level advancement for children with disabilities who are fully integrated in the regular classroom...More..

Jailed Mexican man testified at bond hearing
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Jailed Mexican man testified at bond hearing

Daniel Ramirez Medina, 24, was arrested near Seattle last month by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officers who subsequently alleged Ramirez had gang ties and should be deported. But Ramirez's lawyers...More..

DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez Medina released after 6 weeks in federal detention
by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

DACA recipient Daniel Ramirez Medina released after 6 weeks in federal detention

TACOMA, Wash. (AP ) - Their hug was silent, their smiles broad. On Tuesday, lawyers for Daniel Ramirez Medina, one of the first DACA recipients detained under U.S. Immigration officials have started deporta...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Texas Senate approves voter ID law modifications

Texas House Speaker Joe Straus and some of his lieutenants have been promoting the idea that the House is where bathroom bills come to die. Under SB 312, sponsored in the House by Rep. State lawmakers have l...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Watch Warriors vs Spurs Final Score and Results: GS leads

It seems like everything is going to hinge on that next evaluation. Golden State also became just the sixth team in league history to win 60 regular-season games in three straight seasons. In the past, Tim woul...More..

by | Thursday, March 30, 2017

Trump's approval rating hits a new low

The ads come from a nonprofit called Making America Great run by Rebekah Mercer, one of Trump's biggest campaign donors. For nearly 8 years Republicans have been screaming "Repeal and Replace Obamacare". Appr...More..