Top mayor sues over Trump's sanctuary city order, calls it unconstitutional

Code 1373] as a condition of receiving those awards". "Once again, this new administration has chose to bully". "We intend to use all the lawful authorities we have to make sure our state and local officials ... On "Fox & Friends" this morning, an ... More..

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White House vows to fight latest ruling blocking travel ban
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

White House vows to fight latest ruling blocking travel ban

On Wednesday evening, a judge in Hawaii issued a preliminary injunction against President Trump's divisive executive order , which barred refugees and travelers from six predominantly Muslim countries from ente...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Once Again, Confusion Reigns in NC As Lawmakers Talk HB2 Repeal

Charlotte's Visitation Authority reported in April that 13 groups who were considering holding events or conventions in Charlotte had changed their minds as a result of HB2, including the Virginia-based South...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Note to GOP: Don't expect Dems to help dump ObamaCare

WKSU's M.L. Schultze reports it chides Trump for tweeting out a threat directed at the House Freedom Caucus after the GOP healthcare bill collapsed last week. Asked during a briefing whether Trump's tweet a...More..

Bridge collapse sends commuters scrambling for new routes
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Bridge collapse sends commuters scrambling for new routes

That television station reported that the state Fire Marshal and the Atlanta Fire Department both confirmed the arrests but said the suspects were not yet identified as news first broke. However, if you have ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

SC's Thornwell back from Final 4 sick day

SC forward A'ja Wilson (22) shoots over Stanford forward Erica McCall (24) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game in the semifinals of the women's Final Four , Friday, March 31, 2017, in...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Dems to vote for Trump's court nominee; Schumer urges 'no'

Senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, Democrats who face re-election in states that voted for Trump past year, said they would vote for Gorsuch. Democrats deployed a limite...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Democratic Supreme Court opposition grows; Schumer warns GOP

Heitkamp and Manchin are so far the only two Democratic senators to say they'll back Gorsuch. Earlier, the Kansas City Star obtained a recording of McCaskill in which she could be heard saying Gorsuch was...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Fox Host: I Didn't Collude With Trump Before Bashing Ryan

Absolutely nothing, except that Ryan and Priebus are now desperate to save their jobs and to do that they need a scapegoat for their failure. Speaker Ryan is both covering for Nunes with the "whistle blower t...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Virginia's Freedom Caucus members respond to Trump threat

For example, he won them by an average of 26 points. But it wasn't a "victory", Heritage Action vice president Dan Holler said. Under the compromise proposal, the original "bathroom Bill" would be repealed, b...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

'Bathroom bill' to cost North Carolina $3.76B

Roy Cooper, who has been calling for a full repeal. Then he said Cooper "now denies that he ever made the proposal". "While Governor Cooper continues to work for a compromise, there are still issues to be worke...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Today in Conservative Media: MSNBC Clip Supposedly Proves Obama's Surveillance of Trump

Priebus called it an "incredible statement", but reserved comment until he had an opportunity to "dig into it". Evelyn Farkas was once considered the most senior policy officer for Russian Federation within...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

United Nations chief: More funding needed for Iraq programs

He says they're exploiting America's sensitivities about civilian deaths. "They gather people in a trapped building where a sniper or a group of militants are stationed on the roof, and lure the pilot to bomb...More..

Compassion in focus: Photographer documents his Meals on Wheels route
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Compassion in focus: Photographer documents his Meals on Wheels route

But she said any budget cuts would have a minimal impact locally. The local agency receives about 15 percent of its funding from federal sources. With further cuts to funding, both Cassell and Hollie Kane, ...More..

Coastal Carolina University cheerleaders suspended amid prostitution allegation
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Coastal Carolina University cheerleaders suspended amid prostitution allegation

One cheerleader alleges the investigation involves allegations of prostitution , buying booze for minors and paying people to do their homework, according to CNN affiliate WMBF . "At this time, we can only co...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

European scientists, officials warn against U.S. climate plan

Energy analysts and executives have questioned whether the moves will have a big effect on their industries, and environmentalists have called them reckless. This regulation, which many argue is one of the ...More..

Sessions Speeding Up Deportation of Illegal Immigrants in Federal Prisons
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Sessions Speeding Up Deportation of Illegal Immigrants in Federal Prisons

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is set to speak at the Eagleton Federal Courthouse in downtown St. Louis at 10am. The Secretary of Justice announced the expansion and modernization of the Department's Instit...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

U.S. seeks speedy appeal hearing in Hawaii travel ban case

U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson previously slapped a nationwide freeze on Trump's order , which temporarily halts visas for six Muslim-majority countries (omitting Saudi Arabia, which was included in Trump'...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Team Trump Cites Stats, Anecdotes to Show Dangers of Sanctuary Cities

De León called the move "blackmail" and said that President Trump's "inhumane and counterproductive mass-deportation" of illegal immigrants is "unconstitutional and will fail". There are 30 such locations in th...More..

Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Rep. Maxine Waters' no-holds-barred remarks find fans - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

By Tuesday afternoon, O'Reilly apologized for his comments. Each have borne in me both goodness and pain, but I found myself reliving one bad incident after the other soon after first witnessing Fox News' B...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

US Probes Banking Of Ex-Trump Campaign Chief

The AP got its hands on 2005 documents, including a strategy memo outlining how Manafort would influence politics, business and news across America, Europe and former Soviet countries. KIEV, Ukraine - After h...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

ACLU Rips North Carolina for 'Fake Repeal' of Bathroom Law

We welcome its repeal, but stronger local nondiscrimination laws should not be pre-empted", said the company's chief diversity officer, Lindsay-Rae McIntyre. Tami Fitzgerald, executive director of the North Car...More..

Professor says 'trying not to vomit' after soldier gets seat
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Professor says 'trying not to vomit' after soldier gets seat

His explanation was that we shouldn't send young people into war, risk their lives, and kill scores of others in conflicts that doesn't expand freedom or makes us safer. Ciccariello replied. Instead, "what th...More..

Wet end to workweek prompts special weather statement for southern Ontario
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Wet end to workweek prompts special weather statement for southern Ontario

The national weather service says it's unsure if the statement will be upgraded to a warning. Areas affected include Killaloe, Barry's Bay, Petawawa, Pembroke, Cobden, Renfrew, Arnprior and Calabogie. March w...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

NC's Roy Cooper Signs Deal To Repeal Anti-LGBT Law

Nobody made the decision to leave North Carolina casually. HB2 also invalidated any local ordinances protecting gay or transgender people from discrimination in the workplace or in public accommodations. The ...More..

Donald Trump names daughter, Ivanka as special assistant
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Donald Trump names daughter, Ivanka as special assistant

But Ivanka, who was part of her father's business empire and ran an eponymous fashion line, said those qualms are unfounded. That means Ivanka Trump would have more latitude to participate in matters in whic...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Supreme Court weighs heavily in favor of special ed rights

In a March report on Gorsuch's track record on these cases, the National Education Association criticized his decision and warned that if Gorsuch took a seat on the Supreme Court, "hard-won protections for ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Sen. Claire McCaskill to vote no on Neil Gorsuch, cloture

And if Republicans stand firm as expected, the Supreme Court will have its first new justice since 2010, regain its conservative tilt, and no longer be at risk for the kind of 4-4 deadlocks that left it unable ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Dem opposition to Trump court pick grows; Schumer warns GOP

And not even Senate Republicans are likely to pick option one. Schumer, of NY, had tough words for his Republican counterpart, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, in an interview with The Associated...More..

House Freedom Caucus Faces Pressure After Sinking Health Care Bill
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

House Freedom Caucus Faces Pressure After Sinking Health Care Bill

At the same time , attempts by the Trump administration to appease these conservatives caused more moderate members of the GOP, such as the Tuesday Group caucus, to withdraw their support of the bill. Addition...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

New ads support Gorsuch; which Democratic…

She added: "I can not support Judge Gorsuch because a study of his opinions reveal a rigid ideology that always puts the little guy under the boot of corporations". Duckworth said in a statement she had share...More..

Trump University fraud case settled for $25m
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Trump University fraud case settled for $25m

Schneiderman, alleged that Trump University students had been cheated out of thousands of dollars in tuition through high-pressure sales techniques and false claims about what they would learn. Simpson's attorn...More..

'Angel of Death' died of blunt head trauma
by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

'Angel of Death' died of blunt head trauma

Donald Harvey, 64, died at 9:08 a.m., according to a state prison spokesman. Harvey, 64, accepted a accepted a plea bargain for killing 24 people in 1987, although he has admitted to as many as 64 deaths. His...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Republican Nunes apologizes over handling of Trump surveillance claim

Schiff has reportedly been briefed on the "basic contents" of Nunes's intelligence reports - including whether the Obama Administration's peek into any Trump-Russia connection could be backed up by evidence. ...More..

by | Saturday, April 01, 2017

Pence: Trump is going to move the USA embassy in Israel

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu says he looks forward to welcoming new U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman to Israel "and especially to Jerusalem". He also expressed confidence in a US-Israeli partnershi...More..