Alabama GOP left to regroup after Gov. Bentley debacle

The violations were discovered during the investigation of his affair but were not directly related to it. Bob Riley's administration, knows Kay Ivey and predicts her transition to governor will be a smooth one. Bentley lawyer Ross Garber had argued ... More..

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Despite Republican scandals Alabama solidly red, for now
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Despite Republican scandals Alabama solidly red, for now

New Gov. Kay Ivey could change the date of the special election for the U.S. Senate "with a stroke of a pen", Secretary of State John Merrill said Tuesday. Within a span of minutes, Alabama's lieutenant gover...More..

Federal judge denies DOJ's delay request on Baltimore police reform settlement
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Federal judge denies DOJ's delay request on Baltimore police reform settlement

Davis has said that to effectively fight violent crime, a department must build trust and positive relationships with communities in the city. After a Washington Post investigation revealed that D.C. Th...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Jeff Sessions Announces a New Crackdown on Immigrants and "Filth"

According to recently released Department of Justice data, Immigration Offenses make up more than half of all arrests made by Federal Law Enforcement. "This is the Trump era", he said". He then thanked the in...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Devin Nunes Steps Down From Trump/Russia Probe After Ethics Complaints

Gowdy is also a member of the House Ethics Committee. The announcement surprised journalists who had been covering Nunes closely. The conspiracy theorizing went into overdrive when it was reported that Su...More..

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to serve as Supreme Court justice
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to serve as Supreme Court justice

Gorsuch, 49, a conservative judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit, is expected to win Senate confirmation largely along party lines after a day in which Democrats mounted a successful partisan...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Tillerson, Putin meet in the Kremlin

The agenda for the meeting wasn't announced. President Donald Trump is appearing to rule out deeper American military intervention in Syria beyond retaliatory strikes if Syrian President Bashar Assad contin...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

President Trump: Nato 'no longer obsolete' as he declares commitment to alliance

The president said it was "disappointing" to see "vicious and violent" images of babies dying, 'fathers holding children in their arms that were dead, dead children. Tillerson and the Russian foreign minister h...More..

Russia and Syria could face 'further sanctions', Boris Johnson warns
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Russia and Syria could face 'further sanctions', Boris Johnson warns

The U.S. lays blame squarely on the shoulders of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad, but Putin has another theory. While the claim from the governor of Syria's Homs province may or may not have been true, wha...More..

Kansas woman charged with murder in decapitation death
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Kansas woman charged with murder in decapitation death

Wichita police Lt. Todd Ojile claimed the victim's 9-year-old grandson fled the residence and used his grandmother's phone to call 911 about the assault. Police said Davis had been decapitated with some kind o...More..

Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, restores conservative tilt
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, restores conservative tilt

Turning to Scalia's widow, he said: "To the Scalia family, I won't ever forget that the seat I inherit today is that of a very, very great man". Gorsuch served as the personal lawyer for mega-billionaire Philip...More..

McCaskill town hall draws supportive crowd
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

McCaskill town hall draws supportive crowd

McCaskill was applauded for expressing her support for Planned Parenthood. McCaskill could begin turn that number around with the town halls she is hosting around her state this week. McCaskill narrowly def...More..

Bob's Stores to close 9 CT stores, including Milford, Middletown
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Bob's Stores to close 9 CT stores, including Milford, Middletown

Bankrupt Eastern Outfitters is closing Bob's Stores locations on the Post Road in Fairfield, Conn., pictured, as well as in Milford and Danbury. Also proposed for closure are Eastern Mountain Sports stores in...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Russia says to veto Western-backed draft UN resolution on Syria - Ifax

Moscow and Washington are trying to figure each other out during the first visit by a senior member of Donald Trump's administration to Russian Federation. Mr Tillerson, who was previously awarded the Russian ...More..

Trump May Renominate Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen For Another Term
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump May Renominate Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen For Another Term

Trump indicated in an interview Wednesday that the USA currency is getting so strong that it's harmful to the economy. "But that's hurting-that will hurt ultimately", he said. As a result, there is more dem...More..

During border visit, Sessions outlines immigration plan
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

During border visit, Sessions outlines immigration plan

The US attorney general, Jeff Sessions, has announced new reforms and guidelines for immigration enforcement including the speedy hiring of immigration judges and detention of all adults crossing the border. -...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Boy killed in school shooting survived heart surgery

Jonathan Martinez , 8, died at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda after being airlifted from the school, the police chief said. "We had two students who were tragically injured and are listed ...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

United CEO promises changes after passanger dragged of plane

Munoz, blaming a "system failure", told the ABC morning show his airline was conducting a "deep and thorough review of a lot of our policies". "That is not who our family at United is". If those crew members ...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump says tax reform 'will be better' if Obamacare repeal passed first

Press Secretary Sean Spicer said at his daily press briefing Monday that it would be a "great opportunity" for Congress to complete its healthcare and tax reform plans before its August recess, but stopped sh...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump and Putin trade barbs as ministers meet

Still, Mr Tillerson was greeted frostily in the Russian capital as Mr Lavrov began their meeting Wednesday by demanding to know America's "real intentions". The US has blamed Moscow's ally and Syrian Presiden...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province: Observatory

Fresh airstrikes struck a town in Syria, which was hit by a chemical attack on Tuesday, according to Syrian activists. It was not immediately clear who carried out the strike. The U.S.is, however, trying to cha...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Xi Jinping urges peaceful North Korea solution

The issue should be solved through peaceful means, said Xi, adding his country was ready to maintain communication and coordination with the United States on the matter. The ball is in China's court, the presid...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Syrian allies vow strong response to future USA aggression

Mr Trump ordered a strike by 59 cruise missiles on the base in America's first direct attack against the Syrian government. The US ambassador to the United Nations went on to suggest that such a reaction from...More..

Ice cream-eating squirrel - nicknamed Putter - amazes North Carolina beach-goers
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Ice cream-eating squirrel - nicknamed Putter - amazes North Carolina beach-goers

The ice cream shop owners added that their furry friend first appeared last summer and hasn't left their side since. "You call her name, and she literally will come out of her nest in one of these big trees a...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Clinton lauds free NY tuition plan as a progressive first

MISS: To the lack of transparency in the final budget that the state Assembly and Senate approved . The budget approved Sunday also includes provisions allowing the ride-hailing apps Uber and Lyft to ex...More..

'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

'Manchester by the Sea' inspired duo to kill son

Affleck's character is told in the movie that one can't be prosecuted for accidentally killing his children, McBride told the judge. The Franklins were charged with second-degree murder, arson and tampering w...More..

Michael Flynn wants immunity in the Russian Federation ties case
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Michael Flynn wants immunity in the Russian Federation ties case

Schiff, who has been leading the House committee's probe into Russian meddling with Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), said it would be "irresponsible" not to get to the bottom of Russia's interference in the p...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Dylann Roof Receives 9 Life Sentences in State Plea

Dylann Roof, the man responsible for the Charleston church shooting that killed nine people in June 2015, pleaded guilty to all state charges Monday afternoon. And I just want to say, have mercy on your soul....More..

Community gathers for candlelight vigil in honor of North Park shooting victims
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Community gathers for candlelight vigil in honor of North Park shooting victims

And just two months ago, a 39-year-old man named Christian Omar Jacinto allegedly murdered his ex-girlfriend, Sophia Darlene Vasquez Rubin, as retribution for breaking up with him. "My friend and my teacher, th...More..

Judge rejects Justice Department request to delay Baltimore police hearing
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Judge rejects Justice Department request to delay Baltimore police hearing

He says those concerns "are not limited to Baltimore". City leaders, who have vowed to reform the Baltimore PD with or without a consent decree , praised the ruling. On Tuesday, city officials told the judge...More..

Alabama governor resigns over sex scandal
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Alabama governor resigns over sex scandal

The shamed Republican politician was forced to resign when allegations emerged he had an affair with his former political advisor Rebekah Caldwell Mason , 45. She entered the Old Senate Chamber for her swearin...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Clinton Calls For Action To Stop Russian Meddling In US Elections

I've known Clinton a bit for many years, and when she was running for office she was always monumentally careful in her language - a natural impulse when critics are circling, but it also diminished her authent...More..

News 5 Obtains Bentley Resignation Letter to Governor Kay Ivey
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

News 5 Obtains Bentley Resignation Letter to Governor Kay Ivey

Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or important. DEBBIE ELLIOTT, BYLINE: Republican Kay Ivey is a longtime pol...More..

Head of Police Board Says Consent Decree Now 'Unlikely'
by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Head of Police Board Says Consent Decree Now 'Unlikely'

The same people who have already served as a check on Donald Trump: federal judges. The Baltimore consent decree was hammered out between city officials and the Justice Department in the final days of the adm...More..

by | Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Suspect in custody after incident near US Capitol

The woman made a U-turn and drove away, almost hitting officers and striking at least one other vehicle, Malecki said. A incident near the US Capitol in which a woman crashed her vehicle into a police cruis...More..