Twitter refuses US order to disclose user behind anti-Trump account

Twitter has launched a lawsuit against the Trump administration, after the Department of Homeland Security sought to unmask an anonymous user of an anti-Trump account. Twitter says that on March 14 the government faxed a summons ordering the compan... More..

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Trump hits the links with Rand Paul, White House says
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump hits the links with Rand Paul, White House says

The collapse of the GOP's attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare has led to calls for bipartisanship, but House Speaker Paul Ryan says he doesn't want to work with Democrats. "Talks on Repealing and Replac...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Canada backs efforts to 'stop atrocities,' but not part of U.S

But the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the central Syrian air base was partially back in service by Friday, and that warplanes took off from it hours after the U.S. Spicer said the US notified its par...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to America's top court

The Senate then voted to change Senate precedent on voting on Supreme Court cloture votes from a 60-vote threshold to a simple majority of 51 votes. The filibuster as a tool for the minority to block legislat...More..

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court

The Supreme Court so far this year has punted on controversial issues, seemingly to avoid an indecisive 4-4 tie. Gorsuch's confirmation was all-but-assured on Thursday, when Republicans cleared the way for hi...More..

South Georgia under tornado watch until 8 pm
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

South Georgia under tornado watch until 8 pm

There were no immediate reports of injuries. The StormTrack 12 weather team has declared a Severe Weather Alert Day for late Wednesday and early Thursday . A round of storms on Sunday and Monday killed five ...More..

Eleven Community Members Honored and Recognized at the Crime Victims' Ceremony
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Eleven Community Members Honored and Recognized at the Crime Victims' Ceremony

We celebrate the resiliency of the human spirit, as our advocates and trauma counselor walk beside victims on their journey from hardship to healing; from victim to survivor. "It's all about really bringing the...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Hoffman faltering, Garcia surging in 2nd round at Masters

Adam Scott said it was "really sad" and that it must have "really hurt" for Johnson to sacrifice a shot at the Masters. "I didn't make any real mental errors , I just didn't execute", he said. Hoffman bliste...More..

French Montana Apologizes for Calling Woman 'Dusty Ass Ho'
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

French Montana Apologizes for Calling Woman 'Dusty Ass Ho'

Fans were angry as French made a harsh tweet about a person's "nappy" hair, saying he "wasn't even black" and that he had no right to make "racial" comments about her "braids". "Don't come for me", the Moroccon...More..

Alabama governor says he won't resign despite scandal
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Alabama governor says he won't resign despite scandal

Bentley has acknowledged making personal mistakes but maintained he did nothing illegal or to merit his removal from office. The recordings , which were later publicly released, contained the governor making...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Man arrested after fatal Stockholm truck attack

Police urged people to stay at home and avoid the city center. Swedish public broadcaster SVT reported police arrested a second man after the attack said to be connected to the first man. Police spokeswoman T...More..

Frein trial:
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Frein trial: "There was nothing in his eyes at all"

He led police on a 48-day manhunt across the woods of the Pocono Mountains in Pike and Monroe counties before his capture in a private airport hangar on October 30, 2014. The jury heard opening arguments on Tue...More..

'Mr Potato Head' Don Rickles dies at age of 90
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

'Mr Potato Head' Don Rickles dies at age of 90

The world of comedy is mourning the loss of U.S. comedian Don Rickles . "This is not going to be our usual show tonight", Kimmel announced. Don was the voice of Mr. "Again, I'm sorry if you're just heari...More..

Swedish PM says Stockholm truck crash was an attack
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Swedish PM says Stockholm truck crash was an attack

Meanwhile, they've released a photo of the man they say is wanted in connection with the crash. Dozens of people can be seen running out of a major department store in downtown Stockholm after the truck h...More..

Federal Judge Denies DOJ Request to Pause Review on Baltimore Consent Decree
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Federal Judge Denies DOJ Request to Pause Review on Baltimore Consent Decree

Almost 50 residents and advocates appeared before a federal court judge on Thursday to complain about mistreatment by this city's police officers and to urge the judge to approve federal oversight of the depart...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Neil Gorsuch confirmed to the Supreme Court

On Monday, Senate Democrats secured enough votes to try to block the confirmation of Gorsuch, despite Republicans's goal to approve the candidate anyway. Senate confirmation of Gorsuch, 49, would reinstate the ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

New Jersey Governor Christie Halts Amtrak Payments After Derailment

Christie said that under a service agreement with Amtrak , NJ Transit recently agreed to make "significantly greater" payments to Amtrak to keep the line in a "state-of-good-repair". Federal Railroad Adminis...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Police plan will build trust, fight crime

On Wednesday, a federal judge rejected a Justice Department request to delay Thursday's hearing. "The primary objective of this hearing is to hear from the public", Bredar wrote . "Oftentimes they don't, s...More..

Senate confirms Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Senate confirms Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch

Mary's College Politics Professor Steve Woolpert said . The 60-vote threshold that gives the minority party power to hold up the majority party has forced the Senate over the decades to try to achieve bipart...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

GOP health deal elusive as House to take Easter break

And he stood up for Americans suffering under Obamacare during the recent health care debate. Yet it wasn't clear after another late-night meeting on Tuesday with Pence and a broader group of Republicans that...More..

Democrats officialy vote to filibuster Gorsuch; 'nuclear' vote looms
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Democrats officialy vote to filibuster Gorsuch; 'nuclear' vote looms

The 60-vote filibuster requirement on Supreme Court nominees was effectively removed, and with it the last vestige of bipartisanship on presidential nominees in an increasingly polarised Senate. Some of the m...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

McIlroy looking to up his game for Masters weekend

At even par through 17, McIlroy hit a flawless drive followed by a glorious approach shot that would have left him in a fantastic position to finish one under for the day, but his ball hit the flag and bounced ...More..

H1B cap reached just 4 days after start of application process
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

H1B cap reached just 4 days after start of application process

The H-1B visa cap is set by Congress at 85,000 visas annually. There's an overwhelming demand for H-1B visas - yet again. Petitions filed on behalf of current H-1B workers who have been counted previously a...More..

Brian Daboll uses Patriots connection to help Alabama quarterback
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Brian Daboll uses Patriots connection to help Alabama quarterback

The 6-foot-2, 214-pounder from Channelview, Texas, said he visited with Crimson Tide coach Nick Saban shortly after that loss and started working on this season. "When it slows down, you can process things bett...More..

US Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

US Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers

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

MI woman arrested for choking teenager at Disney World
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

MI woman arrested for choking teenager at Disney World

According to the Orange County Sheriff's Office arrest report, the girl and other students from her high school were waiting to watch the fireworks display at Magic Kingdom when they got into a confrontation wi...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Another place to challenge the Gorsuch nomination

Gorsuch , a federal appeals court judge from Colorado, needs at least eight Democrats to support him to reach the 60-vote threshold necessary to break a promised Senate filibuster against his appointment. I...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Syria calls U.S. missile strikes 'reckless' and 'irresponsible'

The UK did not take part in the strike, but Fallon said Theresa May was given advance notice of the surprise attack . Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Canada supports what he called the "li...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Maye's shot for UNC becomes instant March memory

He also played excellent defense all game on Monk. UNC coach Roy Williams said. Williams improved to 9-4 in regional finals overall and 5-3 at North Carolina . I mean, you think of the plays they made, down ...More..

Coastal Carolina University suspends entire cheerleading squad amid prostitution allegations
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Coastal Carolina University suspends entire cheerleading squad amid prostitution allegations

The investigator also wrote that the cheerleaders were paid up to $1,500 for escorting men to events and were also paid in gifts including clothes and designer handbags. But in a summation of the investigation ...More..

Netanyahu: I support Trump's decision to bomb Syria
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Netanyahu: I support Trump's decision to bomb Syria

The U.S. missile strikes, launched late Thursday night from two U.S. Navy destroyers in the Mediterranean Sea, were a response to a chemical weapon attack launched by the Syrian military against its own peopl...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Syrian base blasted by USA cruise missiles

He ordered the attack in retaliation to a "barbaric" chemical attack on civilians allegedly by the troubled regime of President Bashar al-Assad. The Pentagon said 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles were fired at 04:...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Roof damage reported in DC; possible tornado in Virginia

The natural disasters have toppled trees and downed power lines in rural Georgia. She said she was unaware of any injuries or deaths. Severe weather is predicted to pick up again around 2 a.m., after temporar...More..

Trump is on the losing side of history on coal, climate change
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump is on the losing side of history on coal, climate change

Climate-change deniers have taken the castle. Congressman Brad Schneider (D, IL-10) and 35 other Democrats in the House of Representatives introduced legislation Thursday to block President Donald Trump's rec...More..

'Luv Guv' says he won't resign as Alabama lawmakers move toward impeachment
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

'Luv Guv' says he won't resign as Alabama lawmakers move toward impeachment

A state ethics panel on Wednesday found probable cause that Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley broke state ethics and campaign-finance law in a sex-tinged scandal that has engulfed him for more than a year. Impeachm...More..