USA government withdraws request to unmask Trump critic after Twitter sues

On January 20 - Trump's inauguration day - the National Park Service's official account retweeted a message comparing crowd sizes at Obama's 2009 inauguration and Trump's own swearing-in ceremony. According to Recode , the Department of Homeland Sec... More..

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Jacksonport: Easter Egg Hunt on April 15
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Jacksonport: Easter Egg Hunt on April 15

Call ahead to your Cinnabon locations Tuesday because from 5 p.m.to 7 p.m., many of them will be offering up free bonbites to promote the season premier of Better Call Saul. Sheridan Park will host an Easter eg...More..

Trump administration says Russia, Iran enabled Syria chemical attack
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Trump administration says Russia, Iran enabled Syria chemical attack

In Florida with the president, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said additional economic sanctions on Syria were being prepared. That city was hit early last week by chemical weapons that authorities sa...More..

USA looking into possible Russian role in Syria chemical attack
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

USA looking into possible Russian role in Syria chemical attack

The president may view the attack as a success if the use of chemical weapons stops. He argued it would be best for US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to deliver a "clear and coordinated message" to the Russ...More..

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Hodges Community Center on Saturday, April 8
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Annual Easter Egg Hunt at Hodges Community Center on Saturday, April 8

Grand prize for the older age groups will be a bicycle. On April 7 we will have an egg hunt in the pool! City staff says it only takes 10 minutes for every egg to be found. the day of, and a "hunting licens...More..

Charlotte gas prices are rising, but don't blame the Syria attack - yet
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Charlotte gas prices are rising, but don't blame the Syria attack - yet

GasBuddy said the national average for regular was $2.38 Thursday, while the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report said it was a penny lower. Today's national average for regular unleaded gasoline is $2.39, seven cents...More..

The best Easter egg hunts and family-friendly celebrations
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

The best Easter egg hunts and family-friendly celebrations

The hunt will feature more than 10,000 eggs. The event will also include inflatable games, a meet and greet with some of the kids' favorite cartoon characters and free hot dog combos to be given away while su...More..

Devin Nunes takes the fall
by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Devin Nunes takes the fall

Nunes then briefed President Trump without first disclosing his information to the committee's ranking member, California Rep. Adam Schiff , or other members of the committee. The charges were filed by Democ...More..

by | Monday, April 10, 2017

Palm Sunday bombings kill dozens at Christian churches in Egypt

A church official told local media that the Pope had not been harmed in the attack and had left the church before the blast went off. He was not injured. Following Morsi's ouster, mobs attacked dozens of chur...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Putin's Butthurt He Hasn't Gotten To Meet Trump Yet

During the panel, Putin was asked about the ongoing investigation into possible Russian interference in the us election. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday that Russians' "civic stance" would be ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Ivanka Trump's Adorable Children Sing in Mandarin for Chinese President Xi Jinping

The U.S. strikes came as Trump hosted Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida to press the leader of North Korea's sole diplomatic ally to do more to curb Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions. President Donald Tru...More..

Jeff Sessions Does Not Think Your Local Police Department Is His Problem
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Jeff Sessions Does Not Think Your Local Police Department Is His Problem

Pushing back the hearing at the last minute would be a " burden and inconvenience to the court, other parties, and most importantly, the public ", the judge said . Dixon said attempts by the Baltimore Police D...More..

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court; Conservatives Celebrate
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court; Conservatives Celebrate

The Senate then voted 55 to 45 to end the Democrats' debate on Gorsuch - five votes shy of the majority needed - leading to the Republicans' rule change. Trump himself predicted to reporters aboard Air Force ...More..

Following failed GOP replacement effort, record approval of Obamacare
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Following failed GOP replacement effort, record approval of Obamacare

Just 40 percent described being "disappointed" following the failure of the bill, with 20 percent being "angry". But some House Freedom Caucus members, representing the most conservative Republicans in Congre...More..

Affordable Care Act More Popular Than Ever
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Affordable Care Act More Popular Than Ever

Erica Smith-Ingram, D-Northampton, and Health Action North Carolina, an organization comprised of grassroots and health care-related advocacy groups, said the legislature should move forward with Medicaid exp...More..

Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch confirmed to U.S. supreme court
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch confirmed to U.S. supreme court

On Thursday, Republican leadership then moved to change the rules for Supreme Court nominees, exercising what has been called the "nuclear option ". Drop by your senators' offices between April 10-22 to expr...More..

The Gorsuch nomination undermines the Supreme Court's independence
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

The Gorsuch nomination undermines the Supreme Court's independence

The Senate confirm Gorsuch 54-45 with three Democrats siding with Republicans - Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Joe Donnelly of IN and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota. Michael Bennet (D-CO) joined with Republica...More..

US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Do you fear the Senate will become more partisan? This confirmation was seen as a political win for President Trump. In part Democrats opposed the nomination because Senate Republicans blocked former presid...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

US threatens further strikes in Syria

Two senior USA military officials told NBC News that 20 Syrian aircraft were destroyed in the operation - although the nation's air force would still have hundreds of planes at its disposal. Turkey provid...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

McCain: Nunes 'killed' opportunity for bipartisan investigation into Russian interference

When Schiff himself visited the White House on Friday to finally view the documents, he was told that they were the same documents that Nunes had seen - even though White House officials earlier claimed that ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Swedish police say found 'device' in truck used in Stockholm attack

Police are treating the attack as a possible case of terrorism and have said the suspect expressed support for the Islamic State (ISIS) online and was known to authorities. However, Wisma Putra said the Stockh...More..

55% Americans approve of Obamacare now
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

55% Americans approve of Obamacare now

But, in November, only 7% of Republicans felt this way. This is the first time a majority of Americans have approved of the healthcare law, also known as Obamacare, since Gallup first asked about it in this...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

After NunesDevin Nunes recuses himself from the House probe on Russian Federation

Unlike Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who was forced to recuse himself from investigating the president's connections to Russian Federation - still a huge fucking deal, by the way - Devin Nunes doesn't even se...More..

Play Ball! Opening Day in Majors, Cubs Begin Title Defense
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Play Ball! Opening Day in Majors, Cubs Begin Title Defense

With losses like Travis Wood , Trevor Cahill and Aroldis Chapman , it's going to be hard to fill their shoes. Potentially, the first batter that Martinez will face will be Kyle Schwarber , who will be taking hi...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Trump Adds Rick Perry To National Security Council, Removes Steve Bannon

Trump's national security adviser, Army General H.R. McMaster, was given the responsibility for setting the agenda for the council's meetings. Bannon is one of Trump's most trusted advisers, and many branded ...More..

Alabama Governor's Impeachment Proceedings Are On Hold
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Alabama Governor's Impeachment Proceedings Are On Hold

Attorneys for the committee and Gov. Bentley have a Monday deadline to file briefs on the appeal. "I have done nothing illegal", Bentley said on the state Capitol steps on Friday. The governor's lawyers argued ...More..

No Deal on Health Care as Congress Goes into Recess
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

No Deal on Health Care as Congress Goes into Recess

If congressional representatives and their families had to go onto the very same health plan they are proposing to force all Americans to accept, maybe they would produce a plan that truly works for all America...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

At Trump-Xi meet, showdown fails to materialize

After the summit at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, Tillerson told reporters that Trump and Xi came to an agreement on North Korea. "During the meeting the two leaders discussed this issue [...More..

5 children hurt when bounce houses go airborne in South Carolina
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

5 children hurt when bounce houses go airborne in South Carolina

Shortly after 2:00 PM, an unexpected wind gust, out of our control, lifted an inflatable amusement that was on our campus for the event. It is not the first time this type of accident has occurred. It happene...More..

Alabama Supreme Court lifts Bentley impeachment stay
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Alabama Supreme Court lifts Bentley impeachment stay

Also noted in Saturday's Supreme Court decision - the House Judiciary Committee has to file its brief no later than 10:00 a.m. on Monday. The case was then assigned to Judge Roman Shaul, a Bentley appointee, ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

John Cornyn: Neil Gorsuch Is 'No Extremist or Judicial Radical'

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tennessee, warned that because each party has been open to changing Senate rules through the nuclear option, either party could use it in the future to force legislation through. "This vote d...More..

Neil Gorsuch Is Officially Confirmed To the Supreme Court
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Neil Gorsuch Is Officially Confirmed To the Supreme Court

The final tally was 54-45 in favor of confirmation. Three of the current United States supreme court judges are aged between 78 and 84, fuelling speculation that Mr Trump may have to nominate at least one oth...More..

Can the president attack another country without Congress?
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Can the president attack another country without Congress?

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vermont, said al-Assad must be held accountable for his barbaric actions. "The president must get congressional approval before attacking Syria - big mistake if he does not!" Kaine for y...More..

Garrett dazzled in debut Reds blank Cards 2-0
by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Garrett dazzled in debut Reds blank Cards 2-0

Garrett probably could have worked another inning, but Price felt 78 pitches were enough, so he went to his bullpen. The 24-year-old walked loaded the bases on three walks (one intentional) in the fifth, but ...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Hillary Clinton Bashes Trump for Blocking Syrian Refugees

Hillary Clinton said she is "deeply concerned" about allegations of Russian interference in last year's US presidential election and called for an independent investigation and action to make sure it doesn't...More..