Devin Nunes Gets Burnt After Flying Too Close To Trump

Nunes, for his part, blamed MoveOn.org and others in his resignation letter, calling them " leftwing activist groups " and the investigation "entirely false and politically motivated". Immediately afterward, critics said he had disclosed classified... More..

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Is Jeff Sessions' Justice Department Trying to Kill Police Reform in Baltimore?

Baltimore officials are telling a federal judge they want to move forward with a plan to overhaul the city's troubled police department despite a Justice Department request to delay it. In January, Pugh and t...More..

First months of Trump, GOP Congress produce few victories
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

First months of Trump, GOP Congress produce few victories

The White House proposes giving states the ability to opt-out of provisions that affect coverage for pre-existing conditions, as well as maternity care or substance abuse. Both the Freedom Caucus and Tuesday Gr...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Senate approves Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Now it has, and rightly so - as the GOP nuclear move ensures confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch, against whom Democrats could muster no real argument, other than that he isn't Judge Merrick Garland. "Historical...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US Strike Designed to Deter Assad Regime's Use of Chemical Weapons

In a statement last night, after he gave orders to strike the Syrian air base from which the chemical weapon attack originated, Trump said , "Assad choked out the lives of helpless men, women, and children"....More..

Alabama governor halts impeachment, not disparaging report
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Alabama governor halts impeachment, not disparaging report

He Garber also criticized the release of the special counsel's report. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley walks to the podium before a news conference on Friday, April 7, 2017, outside the Alabama Capitol buildi...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

United States attorney general blasts deal to rein in Baltimore police

Given that the Obama DOJ and Baltimore police officials have already negotiated and signed the agreement, "it would be extraordinary for the court to permit one side to unilaterally amend an agreement already j...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump objections don't stop overhaul of Baltimore police

They have "grave concerns" about the agreement, which was reached under President Barack Obama. Speaking on behalf of the city's mayor and city council, Acting Baltimore City Solicitor David Ralph called the ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Congressional Delegation Backs Strikes in Syria

Syrian state media claims four children are among nine civilians killed. She blamed Iran and Russian Federation for standing by the Syrian government when it committed crimes. But Russia is not likely to ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

California math: 1 vote = $500 million in road work

Jerry Brown, one of the bill's main champions, is expected to sign it into law soon. Brown and top Democratic lawmakers prevailed over environmentalists and anti-tax crusaders mustering the two-thirds suppo...More..

Seattle mayor: Sex abuse allegations 'untrue'
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Seattle mayor: Sex abuse allegations 'untrue'

In interviews with The Seattle Times , two other men claim he abused them. Murray said he would like to take questions from reporters, but his attorneys had advised against it because of the legal nature of ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Xi stops in Alaska on way back to China

US officials say President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping have agreed to increase cooperation on trying to get North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program, and China has acknowledged t...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

'Only time will tell' on improving US-China trade

Trump was at his Florida estate for his first summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping . He did not elaborate on the progress or the problems. Is Trump wise to take on China over trade? "But we have develo...More..

More than half Americans approve of Obamacare now
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

More than half Americans approve of Obamacare now

Single payer is the best answer. "We can be that change agent in California". "But I think that there are more and more people coming to the table with more and more ideas about to grow that vote", he said. I...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Hillary Clinton accuses Donald Trump of HYPOCRISY over missile strikes against Syria

And not just to Muslims to all kinds of people, who are saying to themselves, 'Wait, what happened, don't you still have Lady Liberty in the New York Harbor?'" She cited Russian meddling in the election, FB...More..

It's sanctuary cities that are
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

It's sanctuary cities that are "misguided" for not following federal laws

Sessions said cities and states that don't comply with federal immigration laws risk losing their shares of $4.1 billion in Justice Department grants. San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer, in Mexico City on a Cha...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump administration backs away from Baltimore police reform

But he told U.S. District Judge Kevin K. Bredar - who denied his request earlier this week to postpone Thursday's hearing for three months - that his office still wants to reevaluate the consent agreement. ...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Baltimore decree on police OK'd

Vanita Gupta, the former head of the DOJ's Civil Rights Division, accused the Baltimore Police Department of unconstitutional and discriminatory practices in August after a yearlong probe. Justice Department at...More..

Child cried for 'mommy' during recorded sex assault
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Child cried for 'mommy' during recorded sex assault

Thompson is also suspected of attempting to molest the 4-year-old victim's 9-year-old sister after asking her for a hug in 2015, but the child, whose mother was dating the suspect at the time, told police she m...More..

Coroner: Nightclub victim shot once in the chest
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Coroner: Nightclub victim shot once in the chest

Cameo Nightclub. Police say officers had to step over people to get to the critically injured. Isaac identified the deceased as 27-year-old O'Bryan Spikes and said 15 others were injured, with some already tr...More..

Ex-Christie Aide Gets Prison Time Over Bridgegate Scandal
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Ex-Christie Aide Gets Prison Time Over Bridgegate Scandal

Bridget Kelly and Bill Baroni were convicted last November on counts including wire fraud, conspiracy and misusing the bridge for improper purposes. Kelly was sentenced shortly afterward. I also strongly enco...More..

Texan Ted Poe quits Freedom Caucus over health care bill
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Texan Ted Poe quits Freedom Caucus over health care bill

On Sunday morning, Trump wasted little time publicly rebuking the conservative group. "The Freedom Caucus has always been the opposition caucus against the Democrats". Poe announced his resignation in a s...More..

Not without flaws, North Carolina leaves Glendale with title
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Not without flaws, North Carolina leaves Glendale with title

The Zags' big men were in foul trouble much of the second half, which helped Carolina's cause. "I think the difference with me is that I have heart and I have will to do whatever it takes to be able to get ...More..

The Senate Confirmed Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court Justice
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

The Senate Confirmed Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court Justice

The Senate voted to change its rules to prohibit a procedural tactic called a filibuster against Supreme Court nominees, paving the way for Gorsuch to be confirmed with a simple majority. Supreme Court. Dem...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

USA bombs Syrian air base after gas attack

The United States vowed Friday to keep the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from us ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further inflame one...More..

Trump administration takes aim at police reforms
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump administration takes aim at police reforms

Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis arrives at a news conference at the department's headquarters in Baltimore, Tuesday, April 4, 2017, to respond to the Department of Justice's request for a...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Led Coalition strikes against ISIS have killed 229 civilians: Pentagon report

That strike, conducted near Mosul, is still under military investigation and the top USA commander in Iraq told reporters last week there is "a fair chance" the strike had unintended civilian casualties. US a...More..

Indian national shot dead in US
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Indian national shot dead in US

Swaraj further said that on 6 April, 2017, two miscreants entered the shop at 1.30 a.m.and snatched cash from the victim and shot on his chest, resulting in his death. Vikram handed the robbers all the money. ...More..

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

Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

The fight came to a head Thursday as Democrats mounted a so-called filibuster that prevented Gorsuch's nomination from advancing to a final vote . With Republicans now in control of the Senate, the House o...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

House GOP to go home for Easter break without health care deal

For the past seven years, the driving message of the Republican Party has been a pledge to get rid of Obamacare " root and branch ", repealing " every word " of President Obama's health care reform law. Views a...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Russia Plans to Upgrade Syrian Air Defenses After US Missile Strike

Alaa Alyousef, a 27-year old resident of Khan Sheikhoun, said the USA missile attack "alleviates a small part of our suffering", but he said he anxious it would be an "anesthetic" that numbs their pain and ...More..

US Labor Department extends fiduciary rule applicability date
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

US Labor Department extends fiduciary rule applicability date

It also extends for 60 days the applicability dates of the Best Interest Contract Exemption and the Class Exemption for Principal Transactions. However, in light of the language used by the DOL in releasing the...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Stars stay top of leaderboard at the Masters

Fowler, 28, a four-time PGA Tour victor, has six top-10 finishes in majors. Two impressive rounds at a blustery Augusta have left him well-placed to shake off the unwanted tag of being one of golf's most fa...More..

Probe allegations over Susan Rice
by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Probe allegations over Susan Rice

For now, we know that the most important aspect of the Russia-hacking-wire-tapping-spying-Susan-Rice story is that Trump's transition team was in contact with Russian operatives and others - and it would be n...More..

by | Saturday, April 08, 2017

Trump, Xi showdown fails to materialize at Mar-a-Lago

U.S. President Donald Trump announced the two sides made progress in narrowing their differences, but did not elaborate further. Citing top ranking U.S. After the summit at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm B...More..