Seattle Immigrant "Dreamer" Detained in Immigration Lock-up

Earlier this week lawyers for Ramirez Median filed a lawsuit against the department of homeland security challenging his detention, prompting US magistrate judge to order the government to formally justify his detention by Thursday morning. More..

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Divers find body of one missing snowmobiler

According to Sgt. Luke Spittgerber of New York State Police, the body has not yet been identified. Vermont State Police and New York State Police both have dive teams searching the water. Searchers believe th...More..

IRS Will Accept Tax Returns That Do Not Declare Health Insurance Status
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

IRS Will Accept Tax Returns That Do Not Declare Health Insurance Status

Since he took office, Trump has led the charge to repeal President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, but doing so without a replacement program in place has put some of the insurance exchanges on shaky g...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

USDA removes information about bad breeders from web

The records detail any animal-welfare violations, and steps taken to correct violations. The HSUS previously sued the USDA in 2005 to first make animal investigation reports public. Department of Agriculture fo...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump hits back at intel agencies

Democrats still blame the FBI for its very public investigation of Hillary Clinton's e-mail system for her loss to Donald Trump in the presidential campaign, claiming that the constant leaks damaged her standin...More..

Republican Leadership Calls for FBI Assessment of Trump Media Leaks
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Republican Leadership Calls for FBI Assessment of Trump Media Leaks

Afterward, Nunes said he wanted to know why the Federal Bureau of Investigation was recording a then-private citizen's phone calls. Flynn reportedly spoke to the Russian ambassador to the US before President ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Julian Assange Dismisses Rumours of His Death in Tweet

In fact, he even said that he finds the actress sexy and attractive. "I'm not gonna go into private details", Assange said. "It's so rare that he has someone to come and visit him and bring him things, and I wa...More..

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Chaffetz asks Justice inspector general to investigate Flynn leaks

That sparked security fears, though press secretary Sean Spicer said that Trump had been briefed on classified information before and after dinner away from the public in what's called a secure compartmented in...More..

Judge will decide today if Yanez case will go to trial
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Judge will decide today if Yanez case will go to trial

Yanez faces a second-degree manslaughter charge and two felony charges for recklessly discharging his weapon during the July 6, 2017, incident where he shot and killed Philando Castile, 32. The judge found that...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

US Intelligence Withholding Sensitive Information From Trump for Fears of Leaks

His departure upends Trump's senior team after less than a month in office. Flynn said in his resignation letter that he'd given "incomplete information regarding my phone calls" with Kislyak, after U.S. In...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Pet Kangaroos Left Behind During Oroville Dam Crisis Are Rescued, Adorable

Siskiyou County Sheriff Jon Lopey said he sent a detective, a sergeant and a deputy to the area to assist. Crews have been working around the clock to fix the dam's damaged spillway. "We still have a large ...More..

Kim Jong Un's half-brother killed by two women, South Korea says
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Kim Jong Un's half-brother killed by two women, South Korea says

It is possible that Kim Jong Un feels under threat and that his eldest half-brother could have been promoted as an alternative leader. The Kim clan has ruled North Korea for three generations, starting with K...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Siskiyou County Sheriff sends team to assist with Oroville Dam emergency

Concern over apparent erosion on the emergency spillway after it activated over the weekend led officials to evacuate nearly 200,000 people downstream from the lake Sunday night. The three storms are expected...More..

Federal officials release immigration arrest numbers
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Federal officials release immigration arrest numbers

A series of immigration enforcement operations around the country netted more than 680 arrests, mostly criminals, the Department of Homeland Security said Monday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials a...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

More than half say politics is a source of stress

The majority of Americans find today's political climate to be a source of stress, according to a poll from the American Psychological Association . In fact almost three of every four Democrats, 72 percent, s...More..

Kim Jong Un's Brother Killed At Malaysian Airport
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Kim Jong Un's Brother Killed At Malaysian Airport

Kim had publicly advocated for economic reform and criticized his family's dynastic control of Pyongyang. Jong-nam always looked more human than Un. It follows the defection previous year of a senior diplomat...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sen. Collins of ME to oppose Pruitt nomination to EPA

Pruitt, during his tenure as attorney general of Oklahoma, sued the agency 14 times. Collins told Maine Public Radio she met at length with Pruitt and reviewed testimony from his confirmation hearing. In he...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Activists Are Planning 'A Day Without An Immigrant' Strike For February 16th

In New Jersey , the mayor of Perth Amboy put out a notice warning residents that many local businesses will be closed in participation of the protest. At least one D.C. school, Latin American Montessori Biling...More..

Mel Gibson and John Lithgow Join 'Daddy's Home' Sequel
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mel Gibson and John Lithgow Join 'Daddy's Home' Sequel

This served to push Gibson out of the general good graces of Hollywood for a number of years, though with the recent success of Hacksaw Ridge (for which Gibson has been Academy Award nominated), and now this,...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

'Firefall' lights up Yosemite National Park

Tourists and nature lovers converge on California's Yosemite National Park in February to see an fantastic optical illusion that only appears once a year for a couple weeks in February. Horsetail Fall only flo...More..

Powerball reaches $310 million and growing
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Powerball reaches $310 million and growing

The cash option for tonight's drawing is an estimated $189.3 million. The Powerball game is played by matching all five white balls in any order and the red Powerball number. The victor took home just over ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

United States prosecutors probing Fox's sexual harassment disclosures

USA prosecutors have subpoenaed one of the women who claims she was sexually harassed by former Fox News chairman Roger Ailes, and compelled her to testify before a federal grand jury, her lawyer said on Wedn...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

The Oroville Dam and the Fight for Infrastructure Funding

Although officials say the risk of flooding below Oroville Dam has dropped substantially since the weekend, Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea warned area residents Wednesday that they remained in "an emergency ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump Blasts Media for Treating Flynn 'Very, Very Unfairly'

But in the wake of the multiple revelations of the Trump administration's legally questionable and ethically indefensible dealings with Russian operatives deployed in the service of Trump's campaign, Chaffetz s...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Trump Approves Federal Emergency Funding for Oroville Dam

Others fear the real test is still to come in the weeks ahead when a record amount of snowfall melts in nearby mountains. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea on Tuesday said the evacuation orders were being red...More..

General Flynn: Real Leaders Resign Before They Are Fired
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

General Flynn: Real Leaders Resign Before They Are Fired

Flynn's resignation came on Tuesday. "The president is evaluating the situation". But Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Flynn and Kislyak had not discussed sanctions on Moscow in the phone call as the ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Spotify offices moving to WTC, will add 1000 jobs

The governor says the relocation will make it the first office tower at the historic 16-acre World Trade Center site to be fully leased. "Lower Manhattan is more vibrant, diverse, and connected than ever befo...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Hoyer: Bill for Russian Federation sanctions relief would require Congressional approval

At least two House Republicans and three Senate Republicans have joined Democrats to introduce legislation that would give Congress the power to block Mr. "We want to have no doubt about where we stand on these...More..

Evacuation order near U.S. tallest dam reduced to warning
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Evacuation order near U.S. tallest dam reduced to warning

The primary spillway is also damaged, but it is still useable, officials said . The evacuation was put in place Sunday amid concerns the dam might fail due to spillway damage and send a wall of water downstrea...More..

North Korea fires ballistic missile to 'test response of President Trump'
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

North Korea fires ballistic missile to 'test response of President Trump'

Kim said at the time that the missile put the USA mainland and the Pacific within striking range. North Korean media are often slow to announce such launches, if they announce them at all. Japanese Chief Ca...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

President Trump will not fill out NCAA tournament bracket as Obama did

President Donald Trump will not be delving into 12-over-5 seed upsets or Cinderella stories this spring. A network spokesman told Sporting News last month that it would extend an offer to Trump to fill out ...More..

Office Of Government Ethics Urges Disciplining Conway
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Office Of Government Ethics Urges Disciplining Conway

Press secretary Sean Spicer did say she had been " counselled " following the incident but the OGE letter said it had received no notice of "disciplinary or any other corrective action" against Ms Conway. J...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Chaffetz investigating security protocols at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort

Reportedly, documents were provided by what appeared to be White House staff for the President's review while the dinner proceeded. Rep. Chris Stewart, a Utah Republican and member of the House Intelligence...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Blazers trade Mason Plumlee to Nuggets

Plumlee, on the other hand, is norming 11.1 points, 8 boards and 4 assists in 54 games with Portland, who's holding a 23-31 card. Like Jokic, Plumlee has a knack for getting everyone involved and should sl...More..

Evacuation order for lifted areas surrounding the Oroville Dam
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Evacuation order for lifted areas surrounding the Oroville Dam

He said if the state listened to the 2005 warnings and installed the concrete a decade ago, "This problem would not have occurred. But they didn't, and there are probably multiple reasons why", with cost a cruc...More..