The O'Reilly Factor faces exodus of advertisers over sexual harassment scandal

Hyundai said early Tuesday that it is not now advertising on "The O'Reilly Factor " but will remove upcoming ads because of the "recent and disturbing allegations". Untuckit's co-founder and chief executive, Aaron Sanandres, had a similar comment: ... More..

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by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Senate votes to "go nuclear", eliminate Supreme Court filibuster

The rule change - known as the "nuclear option" - was approved along party lines in the Republican-controlled Senate, landing like a political quake in a chamber already straining to adhere to its traditions of...More..

Jobless rate drops in Mason County
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Jobless rate drops in Mason County

Kansas City area employers added a net 27,800 payroll jobs from February 2016 to February 2017, and the metro unemployment rate settled at 4.4 percent, according to data released Wednesday. Jobless rates rose i...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

New Version of ACA 'Repeal and Replace' Stirs

Fifty-two percent said that they felt "relieved" that Republicans were unable to pass the healthcare bill, and 44 percent felt "happy". The failure 12 days ago to dismantle Obamacare, also known as the Afford...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Ryan on ObamaCare overhaul: 'Real progress' being made

Like Trump and Ryan, Mulvaney insisted immediately after the American Health Care Act stalled that the administration had "moved on to other things" and would not revisit the issue until the existing law failed...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Democrats fail to delay vote on court nominee

In 2013, then-Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid used the "nuclear option" to stop Republicans from using filibusters to block President Obama's lower court and cabinet appointees. And Democrats remain livid ove...More..

Smith named to NFF's Hampshire Honor Society
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Smith named to NFF's Hampshire Honor Society

Qualifications also include being a starter or significant contributor in one's a year ago of eligibility and a student who has met all NCAA-mandated progress toward degree requirements. MSU's former quarterbac...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

USA threatens unilateral action if United Nations fails to act on Syria

The Syrian government set conditions on Thursday for any worldwide inquiry into a suspected chemical attack that killed scores of people, saying it must not be "politicized" and should set out from Damascus and...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Turkey: Syria Autopsies Show Chemical Weapons Used in Attack

During a presentation of his European policies, Fillon said that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can't stay on if it's shown that he ordered this week's chemical attacks, but that didn't change the need to inv...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Comedian Don Rickles dead at 90

Even volatile Sinatra let Rickles have his comedic way with him. "Hey, Frank, make yourself at home". "While, as an outspoken opponent of political correctness, Rickles" material would likely would never fl...More..

Still Fighting for Equal Pay
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Still Fighting for Equal Pay

First daughter Ivanka Trump took part in the commemoration by posting an equal pay statistics graphic to her Instagram. Young Women's Trust is now calling for action to be taken under the new regulations ,...More..

Texas House votes to nix vouchers, maybe dooming school choice bill
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Texas House votes to nix vouchers, maybe dooming school choice bill

Zerwas said, "This is their chance to really say I think we should spend more money here and less money there". On an amendment that passed without objection, $43 million from a fund Gov. One would cut off ...More..

Husband of Trump supporter deported to Mexico
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Husband of Trump supporter deported to Mexico

Last month, LawNewz.com reported on the story of Roberto Beristain , a man who came to the U.S.to visit a relative in the 1990's, illegally remained, and built a life for himself over the course of the followi...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Armament | North Korea may have tested new technology in latest missile

President Xi Jinping and Trump on Thursday will begin their first meeting at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, during which the two leaders are expected to discuss issues including trade, North Korean nuc...More..

Court rules that Civil Rights laws cover LGBT bias
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Court rules that Civil Rights laws cover LGBT bias

The Chicago court's decision in Hively comes a week after the 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals ruled - in Christiansen v. Omnicom Group, Inc . - that Title VII does not protect employees from discriminatio...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Hatch Calls SCOTUS Filibuster Unprecedented, But Plenty Of History For Judicial Fights

Beyond specific rulings, like his absurd opinion supporting the firing of a trucker who left his disabled rig rather than freeze to death, is the concern over Judge Gorsuch's affinity for originalism - the conc...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

How the showdown over Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch could impact Senate

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), the majority whip, invoked President Obama's nominee for the seat, Merrick Garland, calling the Republicans' denial of a nomination hearing or vote historic and saying Garland was jus...More..

Judge blocks execution of 1 of 8 Arkansas inmates
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Judge blocks execution of 1 of 8 Arkansas inmates

Asa Hutchinson grant McGehee clemency. "It is an unprecedented situation for any lawyer to have so many clients under a death warrant at one time", she said in a telephone interview. That timeline in McGehe...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Schiff: Steve Bannon 'Doesn't Belong In The White House'

The Principals Committee is a body that considers policy solutions to national security issues, and the president has the power to change it at will. Bannon, the former executive chairman of the far-right med...More..

Maryland first to mitigate any Planned Parenthood cuts
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Maryland first to mitigate any Planned Parenthood cuts

Throughout the hour-long event, speakers talked about the potentially devastating consequences for low-income people, people of color, immigrants and the LGBT community if Planned Parenthood clinics were gone. ...More..

by | Friday, April 07, 2017

'Nuclear option' poised to change Senate rules for Gorsuch nomination

Toomey has said he would support such a change, telling reporters: "If that's what it takes (to confirm Gorsuch), then that's what it takes". So they'd rather wait to say they acted only because Democrats f...More..

AP NewsBreak: Joe and Jill Biden get multi-book deal
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

AP NewsBreak: Joe and Jill Biden get multi-book deal

Miller said in a statement: "We're so deeply honoured to be the publisher of these books by vice president and Dr Biden". Biden also lost his first wife and their one-year-old daughter in a vehicle accident...More..

CEMA: Tornado warning for Southeast Chatham County until 11:30 p.m.
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

CEMA: Tornado warning for Southeast Chatham County until 11:30 p.m.

The storm system which produced a barrage of severe thunderstorms over a wide area of the eastern and southern USA on Wednesday has moved on, and we're in for a nice stretch of fabulous weather including the up...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Republicans invoke 'nuclear option' to help get Gorsuch confirmed

Historically, the Senate's rules have required 60 votes to advance nominations and legislation. Normally, this would mean that Gorsuch would be out-of-luck and a promised Democratic filibuster of his nominati...More..

Suspicious man with gun spotted near Janesville school
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Suspicious man with gun spotted near Janesville school

At 10:40 a.m., parents were notified via the emergency alert system (text and email) of the situation, the "soft lockdown" status and the fact there was no immediate threat to the School District of Fort Atkins...More..

UNC Wins NCAA Championship In Glendale
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

UNC Wins NCAA Championship In Glendale

Williams said on Sunday he really thought Hicks was going to have a good game against OR, but after Hicks' first shot was blocked and he missed a wide-open second shot, he tried to "rush everything a little bi...More..

Senate set for pivotal vote on Supreme Court nominee
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Senate set for pivotal vote on Supreme Court nominee

Shortly after the Democratic filibuster, Republicans employed the "nuclear option " of changing the rules to let Gorsuch's confirmation proceed with a simple majority. And there's another reason: If Republicans...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Ethics panel finds probable cause gov broke law

The other witnesses before the commission were expected to include Spencer Collier, the governor's former law enforcement secretary and the first person to publicly raise concerns about the relationship; Ray Le...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Baltimore residents to comment on plan to overhaul police

If a municipality is found to not be in compliance with the terms of the consent decree, it can be held in contempt. The 227-page consent decree agreement in Baltimore was reached in the final days of the Oba...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Maine's independent senator will oppose Gorsuch

The tactic if invoked would lower the confirmation threshold to a filibuster-proof simple majority of 51 votes in the 100-member Senate rather than the 60 votes now needed to stop delaying tactics by opponents....More..

Man wearing Drunk Lives Matter shirt charged with drunken driving
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Man wearing Drunk Lives Matter shirt charged with drunken driving

The Newville Police Department says Gutshall's BAC was.217% and he has been charged with DUI Highest Rate , driving under the influence suspension, and traffic violations. Patrick's Day. Currently, Pennsyl...More..

Federal agents raid California business in green card probe
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Federal agents raid California business in green card probe

The allegations of fraud are the latest to hit the EB-5 visa program, which gives green cards to foreigners who invest $500,000 in businesses that are measured to have created 10 jobs per investor. Ms. Chan did...More..

House Democrats press Trump to release tax returns
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

House Democrats press Trump to release tax returns

Caroline Freund, an economist at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, said she was glad to learn that the White House was considering a value-added tax, though she doubted that GOP lawmakers wo...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

New GOP health care plan could raise premiums for the sick

This includes mental health coverage and maternity care. A senior Republican aide told CNN that a Wednesday evening meeting between Speaker Paul Ryan House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and President Donal...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Moscow bans picture of Vladimir Putin in drag

Gay Putin memes, including those of the clown variety, were popularized in 2013 when Putin signed a measure that bans giving children "information about homosexuality" into law. His Vkontakte account has also b...More..