Graham signals support for nuclear option if Democrats filibuster Gorsuch vote

The Democrats join several other colleagues in their party who have said they will vote against Gorsuch, including another five Democrats who announced their opposition Thursday. Democrats are seeking a face-saving way to oppose Gorsuch, knowing they... More..

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The Fight To Repeal Obamacare Might Not Be Over

The Affordable Care Act can not work without fundamental support from the federal government. Phase three of ACA repeal and replacement, negotiated legislation that would require at least 60 votes in the Sena...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Connecticut's US Sen. Blumenthal announces opposition to Gorsuch

McCaskill told donors that she would be "very comfortable voting against" Gorsuch because of what she perceived as Gorsuch's favoritism toward corporations in past rulings on the USA 10th Circuit Court of Appea...More..

Driver in Uvalde County crash admitted texting while driving
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Driver in Uvalde County crash admitted texting while driving

Young and the sole surviving passenger from the bus are hurt, but they are expected to survive. The National Transportation Safety Board sent investigators on Thursday to start looking into the crash, which o...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

MI to Pay Nearly $100 Million in Flint Lawsuit Settlement

The service can be discontinued if water monitoring for the six-month period ending June 30 is below the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's "action level" for lead. At least one of her sons is immunocompr...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

American man killed, wife injured in London terrorist attack

They say Melissa remains hospitalized with several broken bones. The attack Wednesday left four people dead, including the assailant and a police officer, and many more injured. Utah couple Kurt and Melissa C...More..

Weather agency confirms tornado in Louisiana
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Weather agency confirms tornado in Louisiana

Several rounds of severe weather are likely this week for the Auburn area, with the first round of severe weather predicted for midday on Monday. The National Weather Service (NWS) later confirmed the demolis...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Schumer warns against rule change for Gorsuch

Changing Senate rules would not be unprecedented. "Let the public judge whether that is a good thing". While he does not necessarily like Gorsuch's politics, Manchin said , he's highly rated, respected and acc...More..

Oklahoma cop: Race didn't factor into shooting of black man
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Oklahoma cop: Race didn't factor into shooting of black man

Shelby admitted Crutcher, who stood over six feet and was well over 200 pounds, was not acting belligerent or showing any signs of aggression. However, she also said she perceived Crutcher as reaching int...More..

Chicago Teen Charged in Gang Rape Broadcast on Facebook Live
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Chicago Teen Charged in Gang Rape Broadcast on Facebook Live

Chicago Police Spokesman Anthony Guglielmi Tweeted about the arrest early Sunday. Police spokesman Jose Estrada told CNN after the assault that the video showed mostly closeups of body parts, and identif...More..

Joe Donnelly Will Support Judge Neil Gorsuch
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Joe Donnelly Will Support Judge Neil Gorsuch

He, Manchin and Heitkamp are moderate Democrats who sometimes vote with Republicans on legislation, and the three have backed most of Trump's nominees requiring Senate approval. But Democratic leader Chuck Sc...More..

Boy in custody for allegedly streaming girl's sex assault
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Boy in custody for allegedly streaming girl's sex assault

Supt Eddie Johnson said police were working to identify the suspects following the attack by the men. The boy now faces felony charges of aggravated criminal sexual assault, manufacturing of child pornography...More..

Trump brands Russia probe witch hunt as ex-aide seeks immunity
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump brands Russia probe witch hunt as ex-aide seeks immunity

In another tweet , the President had said "Mike Flynn should ask for immunity in that this is a witch hunt (excuse for big election loss), by media & Dems, of historic proportion!" Rep. Flynn initially sai...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

White House aides' finances revealed in disclosure documents

Since winning the November election Donald Trump's vast business empire has been scrutinised by ethics experts who say it poses major conflicts of interest. Bannon, the White House chief strategist, received ...More..

Trump's old Ferrari sells at auction for record $270000
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Trump's old Ferrari sells at auction for record $270000

The catch here is that while the auction house expected it to sell for a good amount, at first it didn't seem like the vehicle would even sell. He drove the auto 2,400 miles (3,863 kms). Experts in the field of...More..

AAA: Summer gas switch costing you more at the pump
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

AAA: Summer gas switch costing you more at the pump

AAA Michigan is reporting the statewide average for a gallon of gas is $2.45. That's up about 18 cents from this same time a year ago. San Antonio- $2.08/g, up 4.1 cents per gallon from last week's $2.04/g. ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Sen. Boozman: Nuclear Option OK If Needed To Confirm Gorsuch

Boozman also said he met with Judge Gorsuch, and praised his legal philosophy. That was a reference to Republican threats to respond to a Democratic filibuster by changing Senate rules and extending the so-...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

HB2 repeal may bring economic benefits for N.C.

It also says state legislators - not local government or school officials - are in charge of policy on public restrooms. The deal also blocks cities from offering their own job and bathroom protections to gro...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

North Carolina, Gonzaga to meet in NCAA final

The Tar Heels missed four free throws in the final six seconds, but corralled offensive rebounds both times to edge OR 77-76. The Zags beat SC 77-73 in the first game. There's a good chance they didn't do...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Storm kills 2 in Louisiana; state put on 'high alert'

John Bel Edwards said. The governor said high winds, tornadoes, hail and flooding are all possibilities. Higgins said the tornado touched down soon after the warning was issued. "There was a mother and daught...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Storms take aim at Alabama after killing 2 in Louisiana

In the rural community of Breaux Bridge, about 50 miles west of Baton Rouge, St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Maj. "It hit the trailer, flipped it and tore its side off". A reported tornado left...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Carbon monoxide kills thirteen year old

Two Niles police officers, two Berrien County Sheriff's deputy, as well as one hotel employee were also taken to the hospital after their arrival, but were later released. A seventh child was later discovered p...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

White House Wealth: Read Staffers' Financial Disclosures

The Trump administration released the financial disclosure forms of some White House staff members on Friday night and, according to the New York Times , the First Daughter and her husband "will remain the...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Bulldogs fall to SC 67-55 in National Championship

Shooting guards Allisha Gray and Kaela Davis made their usual contributions: Gray scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds , while Davis scored 10 points. SC held first-team All-SEC performer Victoria Vivians ...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Mom, Child Killed in Possible Louisiana Tornado

Damaging wind gusts, 60 miles per hour or higher, 1-inch or larger hail and isolated tornadoes are all possible, according to the National Weather Service. Straight line winds could reach upward of 80 miles per...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

US ambassador: 'No love' in dealings with Russia

She says she is "beating up on Russia" over issues such as its actions in Crimea and its dispute with Ukraine. President Trump has said he respects Putin. "I think we're both saying the same thing". "We don't n...More..

US House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

US House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman

He communicated as much in a letter he sent on Friday, the very same day Nunes canceled the hearing. "There is no letter from the White House because Yates attorney's letter clearly states a non-response wi...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

After heartbreaker, Mississippi State has new loss to avenge

They didn't mean it. However, just like in the previous quarters, any efforts to set the game pace were thwarted by Williams' defensive aggressiveness. "When you only score four points, you're not going to be...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

NCAA needs to stand firm, stay out of North Carolina

After HB2 was passed, rock musician Bruce Springsteen immediately cancelled his performance in Greensboro two days before he was slated to play there. That law included requirements for transgender people to us...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Freedom Caucus, White House feud not dissipating

However, Trump still appears bent on political revenge, with the White House suggesting support for a more moderate conservative against Amash in next year's midterm elections. Yes, it's still early for Presi...More..

Senate panel to vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Senate panel to vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Though it may seem arcane, the approach is known in Congress as the "nuclear option" because it strikes at the heart of the Senate's traditions of bipartisanship and collegiality. The Senate Judiciary Committee...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Financial disclosures reveal wealth and assets of top Trump officials

The financial disclosures show that Kushner divested from 58 businesses and held as much as $90 million in personal credit lines ahead of entering his White House job in January. Gary Cohn, Trump's chief econom...More..

Protesters staged a 'Queer Dance Party' in front of Ivanka Trump's house
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Protesters staged a 'Queer Dance Party' in front of Ivanka Trump's house

The Huffington Post reports that a coalition of queer activists-led by the nonprofit group WERK for Peace-are planning to take Ivanka's Washington , D.C. "The entire Trump Administration has shown a blatant d...More..

by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Multiple Violations Found Days Before Fatal Fire, Oakland

Records show the building has been the target of building department investigations and citations since 2010, when the city allowed the owner to convert the structure into transitional housing for recovering dr...More..

Authorities: Missing teen spotted with teacher in Oklahoma
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

Authorities: Missing teen spotted with teacher in Oklahoma

Elizabeth Thomas , the 15-year-old Tennessee girl who disappeared with her teacher Tad Cummins almost three weeks ago, has been spotted at a store in Oklahoma City. TBI is offering a separate, additional reward...More..