Officer-Involved Shooting Leaves Philadelphia Man Dead In Delaware

The suspect then reversed the van, hitting one of the officers with an open driver's side door, police said. 12th District officers confronted Brown in a minivan with a 26-year-old woman. "So how much altercation could he have had with the DE police?... More..

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Merkel party wins state vote as election year starts
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Merkel party wins state vote as election year starts

He described Sunday's election as a "great success" for Saarland's popular conservative governor, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. Saarland is now run by a "grand coalition" of the conservatives and Social Democra...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Orrin Hatch to back nuclear option if needed to confirm Gorsuch

Republicans now hold a 52-48 majority in the Senate. "I need to see how Judge Gorsuch answers my written Qs, under oath, before deciding", Leahy said on whether he'll filibuster. Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee,...More..

Crayola retiring a color from its 24-count boxes
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Crayola retiring a color from its 24-count boxes

Crayola has let the crayon it's kicking out of the box out a little early. It was introduced in 1990, after the Crayola Hall of Fame inducted its first eight members. Crayola isn't actually saying which c...More..

Bus crash in LaPlace, 24 students hospitalized
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Bus crash in LaPlace, 24 students hospitalized

WBRZ reports that two large charter buses crashed on the interstate. Troopers intend to cite the second driver for careless operation of a motor vehicle. Parents of the students have contacted and have been inf...More..

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Blumenthal Opposes Gorsuch, Will Support Democratic Filibuster

In March 2016, Obama nominated appeals court judge Merrick Garland for the seat, but his nomination never came up for a vote in the Republican-controlled Senate and expired when the 114th Congress ended on Janu...More..

Donald Trump appeals against judge's new ruling blocking travel ban
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Donald Trump appeals against judge's new ruling blocking travel ban

That ban was halted by U.S. District Judge James Robart in Seattle, a ruling that was upheld by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. The Ninth Circuit upheld the judge's decision in a 3-0...More..

Roof's friend gets 2 years for obstruction
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Roof's friend gets 2 years for obstruction

Before his sentencing, 22-year-old Joey Meek tearfully told the court he was not sure if he would survive in prison. Although Meek lied about knowing "specifics" of Roof's intentions, he eventually admitt...More..

Ivanka Trump Needs Clear Ethics Rules Around Brand, Dems Say
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Ivanka Trump Needs Clear Ethics Rules Around Brand, Dems Say

Jared Kushner , Ivanka's husband and a top Trump aide, is also serving the White House as an unpaid government employee. She will also receive government-provided communications devices, per the official. Tru...More..

Republican Quits House Freedom Caucus
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Republican Quits House Freedom Caucus

Schumer spoke two days after House Republicans pulled their health care bill at the last minute to avoid a certain defeat. Meghan McCain went off on the failed healthcare bill vote on Fox News's Outnum...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White House Fed Nunes Info

Trump spokesman Sean Spicer said Thursday the material the White House wants the House and Senate intelligence leaders to view was discovered by the National Security Council through the course of regular bus...More..

Roy Cooper Signs North Carolina's Shameful HB2 Repeal Into Law
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Roy Cooper Signs North Carolina's Shameful HB2 Repeal Into Law

Those second and third provisions upset members of the LGBT community, and the first provision upset members of the religious right. However, the compromise bill also prohibits municipalities from implementin...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

The Supreme Court Just Ruled in Favor of a Special Education Student

Durbin, D-Illinois, asked. "So to the extent there are decisions on these topics - and there are - a good judge respects precedent", Gorsuch said . A federal appeals court in Denver upheld that decision. G...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

HB2 could cost NC $3.7 billion in lost business says report

To estimate how much the bill has cost the state, the AP drew on interviews and public records to tally up canceled relocations, conventions, projects, concerts and sporting events. Forest, who won re-electio...More..

Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Man who drove suspicious car near White House is detained

The vehicle was stopped Saturday night about a quarter-mile from the White House. That same day, 58-year-old William Bryant Rawlinson of Silver Spring, Maryland, was arrested on a charge of unlawful entry aft...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Donald Trump campaign chief linked to Putin interests

Trump during the presidential election, Wednesday brought word of a peculiar relationship between Trump's one-time campaign manager, Paul Manafort , and a Russian oligarch said to be a member of Russian P...More..

Donald Trump attacks Freedom Caucus over failed health bill
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Donald Trump attacks Freedom Caucus over failed health bill

The Freedom Caucus is a hard-right group of House members who were largely responsible for blocking the bill to undo the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. Now that the White House has changed hands, House GOP...More..

Bills Introduced To Legalize Marijuana
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Bills Introduced To Legalize Marijuana

One of the biggest issues cannabis companies face on a daily basis is the inability to bank like any other regulated business; most banks refuse to do business with marijuana companies, fearing federal reperc...More..

2 men arrested over nightclub shooting that left man dead
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

2 men arrested over nightclub shooting that left man dead

A man was fatally shot and 16 other people were hurt when a dispute escalated into the gunbattle at the Cameo club early Sunday. CBS News has learned the identities of the two men: Cornell Beckley, 27, and De...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump predicts 'difficult' Chinese meeting

On Thursday, White House spokesperson Sean Spicer said that the upcoming meeting between the USA and Chinese leaders could be an opportunity to develop bilateral ties, however, many issues stand in the way, in...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Shutdown? GOP says no as it tries to save Trump priorities

But almost 24 hours later, after a New York Times report that Trump had deployed his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, to talk to members about how he might get the win on health care he craves after promising ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Toomey says Gorsuch opponents 'believe that the law doesn't really matter'

President Donald Trump announced Gorsuch, a federal appeals judge, as his nominee January 31 for the seat held by late Justice Antonin Scalia. Duckworth said in a statement she had shared concerns with Go...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Driver of 'suspicious' car detained near White House

And on March 10, an intruder scaled a White House fence. The auto was stopped around 11 p.m.at a checkpoint about a quarter-mile from the White House, authorities said. Jonathan Tran, 26, was in the White Hou...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Chapel Hill mayor responds to state compromise on HB2 repeal

Pat McCrory. The bill sparked a massive political and financial backlash and a showdown with the NCAA. The law also excluded gender identity and sexual orientation from statewide anti-discrimination protections...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump, Ryan moving on to tax reform effort with major trade implications

Nancy Pelosi of California - said they are willing to try to find common ground but only if the president stops trying to repeal the existing law, also known as Obamacare. "It starts with how they're feeling ab...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White supremacist fatally stabs black man in racist attack

Jackson, who's reportedly a decorated Army veteran who served in Afghanistan in 2010 and 2011, lived in Baltimore but traveled to NY on St. Patrick's Day to kill black men in "the media capital of the world", p...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump allies say they're active but were MIA on health care

Later Thursday, the President called out individual Freedom Caucus members in several tweets. Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a Tennessee Republican, was an early supporter of Trump and he said he still has a good rel...More..

Parents outraged by Jacksonville high school's 'good girl' prom dress guidelines
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Parents outraged by Jacksonville high school's 'good girl' prom dress guidelines

We have zero tolerance policies to violence and drugs in schools because of the impact felt upon students health and futures success. Stand up for what's right. "They must modify themselves in order to keep men...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Schumer confirms Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch

Senator Dianne Feinstein says that Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch is unlike any other judge she has interrogated before the Senate Judiciary Committee. That includes a call for a delay on final confirma...More..

4 killed in shooting on Chicago's South Side
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

4 killed in shooting on Chicago's South Side

Just after 11 p.m., a 27-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman were riding in a gray van heading south on South Shore Drive when a black Jeep pulled alongside them near 70th Street, police said. Stokes, 28. "She...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

North Carolina to Repeal Tourism-Crushing Bathroom Bill

Under the law, transgender individuals are allowed to use bathrooms and changing facilities consistent with their gender identity only if they get the biological sex on their birth certificate changed. The meas...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

NCAA pressures North Carolina to change HB2 in next 48 hours

Asked for comment, NCAA spokeswoman Gail Dent did not respond to Dupree's statement. GOP leaders have been negotiating a possible repeal with Cooper and other Republicans since December without success. "It i...More..

White House coy on claim it informed House intel chief
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

White House coy on claim it informed House intel chief

Other Trump associates have volunteered to speak with investigators, but have not publicly raised the issue of immunity. The president had been widely criticized following his allegation on March 4 that Obama o...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

US Speaker Ryan opposes Trump working with Democrats on healthcare

Trump said the caucus would "hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don't get on the team" and said, "We must fight them, & Dems, in 2018!" "It didn't take long for the swamp to drain real Donald Trump ",...More..

Texas Abortion Bill: New Law Requires Fetuses to be Buried or Cremated
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Texas Abortion Bill: New Law Requires Fetuses to be Buried or Cremated

School property taxes are a perennial issue in Harrisburg. Texas is one of 20 states that does not have a school choice program and Senate Bill 3 will finally change that. The bill on school board votes has b...More..