Senate confirms Gorsuch to US Supreme Court

Gorsuch's ascension fulfills a campaign promise that motivated sometimes-wary conservatives to support him: His pledge to put a conservative on the Supreme Court. Trump nominated Gorsuch on January 31 to replace Justice Antonin Scalia, who died in F... More..

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Twitter and U.S. government drop fight over anonymous anti-Trump account

Following Trump's inauguration on January 20, anonymous Twitter feeds voicing concerns of more than a dozen US government agencies started to pop up and seemed to challenge Trump's views on a variety of pol...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

I think we can win this thing - Spieth buoyed by strong finish

Hoffman, 40, saw his four-shot 18-hole lead eroded from seven to four under following a three-over 75 but stayed atop the leaderboard, where he was joined by Garcia, seeking his first major win in his 74th star...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

California State Senate approves gas tax hike; bill heads to Assembly

Contractors and construction unions blanketed television, radio and social media with $1 million of ads promoting the plan and targeting undecided lawmakers. Forgotten are the billions California families have ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice

Three Senate Democrats backed Gorsuch: Joe Donnelly of Indiana, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Manchin of West Virginia. All of the Republicans present in the Senate today voted for Gorsuch; one Republi...More..

California math: 1 vote = $500 million in road, rail work
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

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

California lawmakers late Thursday narrowly passed a $52-billion transportation package that will hike gas taxes 12 cents a gallon starting November 1. By the time he left after 10 p.m., Cannella said, he a...More..

SNL Gives Viewers Double Baldwin in O'Reilly-Trump Interview
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

SNL Gives Viewers Double Baldwin in O'Reilly-Trump Interview

O'Reilly-Baldwin closed by thanking Trump-Baldwin for promoting "sexual assault awareness month", which Trump-Baldwin said was "a subject that's near and dear to my hand". The local workers told him how they're...More..

North Carolina Wins Sixth National Title
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

North Carolina Wins Sixth National Title

The 2017 NCAA Championship game between the Gonzaga Bulldogs and North Carolina Tar Heels was hard to watch Monday night. With about 30 seconds left and North Carolina clinging to a one-point lead, Kennedy Me...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Justice Department expresses skepticism in court over Baltimore police consent decree

Some citizens harshly criticized the Baltimore Police Department at a public hearing and said it is so abusive and dysfunctional that the reforms outlined in a proposed agreement between the city and the Justic...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Alabama gov faces calls to resign as impeachment report released

One judge recused himself while one seat was vacant. Attorneys for the committee and Gov. Bentley have a Monday deadline to file briefs on the appeal. "It's disappointing to hear the committee will plow forwa...More..

Nice today, but SEVERE storms possible AGAIN Wednesday
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Nice today, but SEVERE storms possible AGAIN Wednesday

Florence Police Chief Richard Thomas, speaking to WJTV, said the current where the woman died was fast and strong. National Weather Service meteorologist Yvette Benavides said there were no reports of major or ...More..

Trump Administration Skeptical of Feds' Role in Baltimore Police Reform
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trump Administration Skeptical of Feds' Role in Baltimore Police Reform

Bredar earlier this week denied a request from the Justice Department to postpone Thursday's public hearing . He refused, and now the department wants him to delay signing the agreement for at least 30 days. T...More..

Senate Confirms Gorsuch as McConnell Takes Victory Lap
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Senate Confirms Gorsuch as McConnell Takes Victory Lap

On Thursday, Senate Republicans successfully invoked the so-called "nuclear option," effectively terminating the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees. "In all that time , I have never seen a better nominee th...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

AL Supreme Court: Bentley impeachment hearings can proceed Monday

This comes after the state Supreme Court gave lawmakers the greenlight to move ahead with an effort to oust the governor, who is fighting to stay in office amid fallout from a romantic affair with a top aide. A...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Fowler in first-place foursome in Masters

Not that it should be surprising to anyone. Couples, 57, would be the oldest Masters champion by 11 years but his performance on Friday was no fluke. That's not surprising, as no one older than 46 has won the...More..

Hillary Reveals Reasons Why She Lost The Election
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Hillary Reveals Reasons Why She Lost The Election

HILLARY CLINTON: I don't know that there is one answer. "I am deeply concerned about what went on with Russian Federation", she said , adding that she favors an independent non-partisan investigation into t...More..

Kaine: 'No legal justification' for Syria strike
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Kaine: 'No legal justification' for Syria strike

While the Speaker says Trump was well within his authority to launch a missile strike Thursday against a military airfield controlled by Syrian President Bashar Assad, he's also urging the administration to con...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

DOJ's Baltimore consent decree pause denied by judge

President Donald Trump ran on a law-and-order platform, and has signed several executive orders to combat and prevent violent crime, which the DOJ cited in its motion for a continuance, saying it needed time to...More..

Man accidentally shoots self at NRA headquarters
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Man accidentally shoots self at NRA headquarters

The incident happened while the man holstered his pistol and it accidentally fired, police said. The lobbying group operates and owns three museums. In February 2010 a gun instructor shot himself in the foot...More..

US adds just 98K jobs; unemployment falls to a low 4.5%
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US adds just 98K jobs; unemployment falls to a low 4.5%

If they are, they're considered unemployed. That number seems small on the surface, but average hourly earnings have risen by 68 cents (a gain of 2.7%) from a year ago. Employment in construction has been trend...More..

Restraining order filed by Gov. Robert Bentley stayed by Alabama Supreme Court
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Restraining order filed by Gov. Robert Bentley stayed by Alabama Supreme Court

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley was back in the headlines for all the wrong reasons on Friday, suing to block potential impeachment proceedings while vowing to voters that he would not step down amid the continued ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Gorsuch confirmation rolls Supreme Court to the right

Gorsuch will be sworn in on Monday in two different ceremonies, one at the court and one at the White House. Soon after, the Supreme Court will arguments in Trinity Lutheran Church v. Senate Democrats have fie...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trump's 'very very great relationship' with Xi Jinping threatened by Syria airstrikes

While Trump would not say what he wants China to do specifically, he said he thinks China will "want to be stepping up" on the North Korea issue. US industry had hoped Trump would deliver a strong message to ...More..

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's second murder trial to close
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Ex-NFL star Aaron Hernandez's second murder trial to close

The double murder trial of former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez ended on Thursday (local time) with the prosecution and his defence attorneys locking horns over whether he had argued with, or even...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

NC hopes 'bathroom bill' deal saves NCAA events

One of the major decisions behind the HB2 repeal was North Carolina's economy. following the passing of the bathroom bill previous year, several groups said they wouldn't do business in the state. The NCAA had ...More..

Clinton chides Trump on Syrian refugee ban after strike
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Clinton chides Trump on Syrian refugee ban after strike

And it is continues to play a role in the Trump administration, she alleged, noting that the number of women in Trump's government is "the lowest it's been in a generation". Clinton visibly recoiled from the su...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Clinton in 1st Interview After US Polls

Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton referred to Russia's meddling in the 2016 US presidential election as an "act of aggression", a media report said . Clinton also discussed the investigation into ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

NY Gov. Cuomo announces budget deal, 1 week late

The final issues to be nailed down include a proposal to raise the age of adult criminal responsibility from 16 to 18. "I believe we can get there", Senate Leader John Flanagan, R-Long Island, said of the...More..

Stockholm attack: Uzbek man held on suspicion of terrorism
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Stockholm attack: Uzbek man held on suspicion of terrorism

Syrian activists and state media say an airstrike by the US -led coalition on a northern village held by the Islamic State group has killed at least 13 civilians, including children. The attack was the latest ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Two held after Stockholm lorry attack

In neighboring Finland, President Sauli Niinisto said he was shocked by the "maniac act of terror" in Stockholm . He said the original beer truck driver was not injured. "It was just a question of time". "Bu...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Court rules Alabama impeachment can move forward

Bentley, a Republican, has been battling impeachment efforts over the previous year related to political fallout from his relationship with a former aide. The speaker of the Alabama house is calling on Alabama ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

The White House Is Blowing Smoke on a Carbon Tax

Don't count on value-added or carbon taxes from Republicans. A carbon tax would target the emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouses gases in the burning of gasoline, coal and other fossil fuels. A nu...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Schools close amid Wisconsin manhunt for gun theft suspect

The School District of Milton in Rock County said if there is no change Thursday night into Friday, schools will be closed Friday. Janesville Police say a man was seen with a rifle near Lincoln Elementary...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

'Bomb' found in city raid

As well as those who died, dozens of people were injured in the bombing attack. The head of Russia's Investigative Committee Alexander Bastrykin has ordered officials to look into any potential "links" between ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Public hearing on Baltimore, DOJ consent decree set to begin this morning

Whether Sessions succeeds in terminating the existing consent decrees with 14 cities or not, there will nearly certainly be no more such arrangements under the Trump regime. Last month, a dozen organization...More..