O'Rourke makes his 2018 Senate bid official

O'Rourke faces an uphill battle in a statewide race in deep-red Texas. When asked if a Democrat could prevail against the outspoken conservative Cruz in the solidly red state, O'Rourke replied, "Yes, he's beatable". Senate. That also coincides with... More..

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An in-depth look at Johanna Konta's rise into the world's top 10

Konta is the first British woman since Jo Durie in 1984 to crack into the elite of the women's game and she maintained her sizzling form at Miami Open. The win books her return to the top 10 of the rankings, wi...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Johanna Konta first UK woman to reach Miami Open final

Konta, the current world number 11, picked up her third consecutive victory over the veteran American as she progressed with a 6-4, 7-5 win. Wozniacki will be hoping it will be a case of third time lucky afte...More..

Pelosi on Devin Nunes: 'I've never seen behavior this bizarre'
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Pelosi on Devin Nunes: 'I've never seen behavior this bizarre'

News has not independently confirmed the report in the New York Times . Nunes later discussed the findings with Trump, sparking criticism from Democrats and members of his own committee. A day after the meet...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Tammy Duckworth joins effort to block Neil Gorsuch confirmation vote

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has promised Gorsuch's confirmation on April 7. Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced he would also vote in favor of nominating Gorsuch. Manchin is up for re-election in 2018 and...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Trump Administration Appeals Hawaii Travel Ban Ruling

A judge in Maryland also has issued a similar order suspending part of the travel ban, prompting Trump to file a notice of appeal in that case as well. Watson wrote that, "as no new evidence contradicting the...More..

Rubio says his campaign staffers were targeted by Russian Federation hackers
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Rubio says his campaign staffers were targeted by Russian Federation hackers

Mr Burr said that there had been "conversations" about interviewing Michael Flynn - who was sacked by Mr Trump as national security adviser for misleading the vice-president over his contacts with the Russian a...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

'Mike Flynn Should Ask For Immunity'

Senator Angus King, a member of the Senate Intelligence Committee, also said it was too soon to discuss immunity. Prior to the election, both Flynn and Trump said requests for immunity were deeply suspiciou...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Most Democrats oppose Trump Supreme Court pick, but not all

And he defended Democratic plans to filibuster Gorsuch partly by pointing to the treatment a year ago of Merrick Garland, President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee, who never got a hearing as McConnell l...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Police release 6 people arrested in Westminster attack investigation

Police said the suspect drove his auto into crowds of people on Westminster Bridge on Wednesday afternoon, killing three and wounding some 50, before stabbing police officer Keith Palmer to death at the House...More..

Immigration agents round up 84 in Alaska, Washington, Oregon
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Immigration agents round up 84 in Alaska, Washington, Oregon

Further, 77 of those taken into custody were men while seven were women. Other convictions include assault, larceny, domestic violence, sexual assault, and possession of illegal drugs. Although cities and count...More..

Huh? CBS Pushes Paul Ryan to Work With Pelosi on ObamaCare
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Huh? CBS Pushes Paul Ryan to Work With Pelosi on ObamaCare

On Thursday, Ryan told CBS that the president said there was no malicious intent behind his tweet. "What happened is we are going through, what I would call, a very painful growing pain", he said. "At some po...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Hannity breaks with Trump on health care debacle

Mr Trump said on Twitter yesterday. That's why many conservative Republicans and most significantly, a startling number of largely apolitical non-voters thronged to Trump rallies and transformed themselves in...More..

Speaker Paul Ryan: House GOP Leadership Trying the Health Care Rescue Again
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Speaker Paul Ryan: House GOP Leadership Trying the Health Care Rescue Again

They could invoke the public option, discarded back in 2010, at least for rural communities in Arkansas and other states that few insurance companies enter. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., and Bob Corker, R-Tenn., ...More..

Gamecocks guard Sindarius Thornwell misses practice with illness
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Gamecocks guard Sindarius Thornwell misses practice with illness

Kennedy Meeks might not be the leading scorer for the Tar Heels ( that would be Justin Jackson ), but he is still capable of dropping a 20-point game here and there. I picked Gonzaga to make it to the champio...More..

Fact-checking Trump's tweets: Does Germany owe North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'vast sums of money'?
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Fact-checking Trump's tweets: Does Germany owe North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'vast sums of money'?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel read a Playboy interview with Donald Trump in preparation for her first official meeting with the President, German officials have said. She said that while she represents Ge...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Hawaii Blocks Trump's Travel Ban Indefinitely

The reasoning in Watson's decision largely follows his decision from two weeks ago, which used Supreme Court precedent to conclude that Donald Trump's statements about Muslims during the presidential campaign s...More..

Lawyer: Student reinstated after incident with Muslin prof
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Lawyer: Student reinstated after incident with Muslin prof

I've travelled the Middle East, lectured at the Salahaddin University, and immersed myself in Muslim culture for many years. "Honestly, it reminded me of some of the more radical groups I researched when ov...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump says he expects health care deal soon

Chris Collins of NY, one of the president's closest congressional allies told Bloomberg . The unusual move to target lawmakers in his own party comes less than a week after the failure of a bill to repeal an...More..

Mo Brooks says he'll force Obamacare repeal
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Mo Brooks says he'll force Obamacare repeal

House Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled the bill in February to repeal and replace the Obama-era health care law, and although Trump said he supported it, he did not aggressively sell it until the final few days b...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Missing Pennsylvania judge, 91, found alive in wooded area

Once authorities arrived, they immediately secured the area and treated it as a crime scene - calling in a search dog to assist with the rescue. U.S. Kosik sentenced one judge to 17 1/2 years and the other ju...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

NCAA to review bathroom bill repeal before deciding on North Carolina return

A recent Associated Press analysis suggested that the law cost North Carolina as much $3.76 billion in lost business . The compromise plan was worked out under mounting pressure from the NCAA, which threa...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Howard, Dempsey, Cameron return under Arena vs Honduras

The whole team came out and played really well tonight. The next game for the USMNT is March 28th in Panama . Surprise starter Sebastian Lletget got his first worldwide goal in the fifth minute after 18-ye...More..

2 arrested in stabbing death of Ogallala man
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

2 arrested in stabbing death of Ogallala man

A Nebraska teen wanted for murder turned himself in to Denver Police Thursday. Keith County attorney Randy Fair said the boy turned himself in at the Juvenile Services Center in Denver. The three adults were ...More..

Alligator found tied to tree, snout duct taped
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Alligator found tied to tree, snout duct taped

Do not take matters into your own hands. The beast was found Thursday tied to a tree with ropes and with its mouth covered with duct tape. "We will take care of him". "It's insane. They should've left the gator...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

TSITRIAN: Time to reconsider Medicaid expansion

Kent Thompson, R-LaHarpe, watches one of the House's electronic voting boards as the chamber discusses Republican Gov. Sam Brownback's veto of a bill expanding the state's Medicaid program under the federal...More..

Sunday's NCAA: South Caroline upsets Duke
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Sunday's NCAA: South Caroline upsets Duke

To make it happen, the Gamecocks played an old-school game to upset the Blue Devils, who began the season ranked No. 1 in the nation and a clear favorite to win the national title. As for upsets, Middle Tenness...More..

Unemployment Drops in Most Kentucky
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Unemployment Drops in Most Kentucky

According to preliminary figures provided by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security, the region's labor force - the number of people working and actively seeking employment - swelled to 231,040 in Fe...More..

Democrat, Republican weigh parties' strategies in Gorsuch confirmation chess match
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Democrat, Republican weigh parties' strategies in Gorsuch confirmation chess match

One of them, Bob Casey of Pennsylvania, announced Thursday he will oppose Gorsuch, saying he does not think "Judge Gorsuch's judicial approach will ensure fairness for workers and families in Pennsylvania". "We...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Trump threatened Sanford with primary opponent if he voted against repeal

Katie Walsh, a longtime top lieutenant to chief of staff Reince Priebus, is leaving the administration to join the nonprofit group America First Policies. Since launching his presidential bid in 2015, Trump has...More..

Storm brings snow in Sierra, Vegas power outages
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Storm brings snow in Sierra, Vegas power outages

A manual snow survey 90 miles northeast of Sonora at Phillips Station showed snow water equivalent Thursday of 46.1 inches, 183 percent of the late March and early April long-term average. Gehrke says managers ...More..

Critics scoff at all-male photo of GOP health care talks
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Critics scoff at all-male photo of GOP health care talks

There are no women in the House Freedom Caucus, though top Trump aide Kellyanne Conway was reportedly in attendance for the meeting including the conservative House group, President Trump and Pence. Sen. Pat Ro...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

Gonzaga won't cancel classes ahead of Final Four game

As the South Carolina Gamecocks is facing the Gonzaga Bulldogs, which are known for their great offensive, it is believed that the former will not further advance in their quest in this season of the NCAA . ...More..

by | Friday, March 31, 2017

'Please do': Dems want to filibuster Gorsuch? Good luck with that!

It is not yet clear whether Senate Democrats will stand united or opt to hold their fire, but they will likely have to decide fast. Sources recently told Politico a group of moderate Democrats is exploring ...More..

'Tremendous' traffic impact expected after Atlanta bridge collapse
by | Friday, March 31, 2017

'Tremendous' traffic impact expected after Atlanta bridge collapse

State officials and Fulton County Commission Chair John Eaves echoed this suggestion in later interviews. People make their way away from the bridge fire. Firefighters from Atlanta and surrounding areas wor...More..