Pyongyang provocation: North Korea 'about to carry out nuclear test'

United States said it's is considering an array of stiffer sanctions that could be applied on a sliding scale proportionate to North Korean actions. China has signed up to wide-ranging United Nations sanctions designed at halting Pyongyang's nuclea... More..

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US berates Syria at meeting on chemical attack

Assad accused the West, particularly the United States, of being "hand-in-glove with the terrorists" over the Khan Sheikhoun incident. "They fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the attack"...More..

Yonkers contractor set Queens fire
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Yonkers contractor set Queens fire

Mcelhatton will be charged with arson and reckless endangerment, the FDNY said. McElhatton was arrested by FDNY fire marshals on Wednesday, the department said. On Wednesday, 112 units remain vacated. The f...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Lobbyists tied to ex-Trump aides register as foreign agents

And the AP makes clear that the payments in its report are unrelated to the 2016 presidential campaign and came years before Manafort worked as President Trump's unpaid campaign chairman. While aspects of Man...More..

Sen. Susan Collins Considers Running for Maine Governor
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Sen. Susan Collins Considers Running for Maine Governor

The Maine Republican told WGAN-AM on Tuesday that she's looking at where she "can do the most good for the people of Maine". "Coming to be governor, if I were fortunate enough to be elected. "I don't expect tha...More..

Manhunt underway for man who allegedly stole guns, sent manifesto to Trump
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Manhunt underway for man who allegedly stole guns, sent manifesto to Trump

The Rock County sheriff's office said Joseph Jakubowski, 32, expressed antireligious views in a 161-page manifesto he sent to the White House. Jakubowski allegedly broke into the Armageddon Supplies gun s...More..

The Death of the American Healthcare Act, the Republican Split
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Death of the American Healthcare Act, the Republican Split

White House social media director Dan Scavino Jr. took to Twitter on Saturday to urge primary challengers to unseat a prominent member of the hardline conservative House Freedom Caucus . Trump has tweeted thre...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

74-year-old United States governor resigns over affairs with top aide

In a plea deal, Bentley pleaded guilty Monday to two charges - failing to file a major campaign contribution report and knowingly converting campaign contributions for personal use. "That's perhaps why we'v...More..

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Dylann Roof expected to plead guilty in state trial for church massacre

Roof appearing in black and white prisoner stripes and in shackles at the defendant's table, pleads guilty in a SC state court to charges of murder and attempted murder, from his killing and wounding black ch...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump says he just recently met Steve Bannon-that's not true

The unusual public, lukewarm support from the boss has Bannon's friends and advisers anxious he will soon be out of a job. After the firing of Mike Flynn and with Steve Bannon's future on the line, many wonde...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Stakeholders Ramp Up Pressure On CSRs, Trump Says Dems Should Negotiate

He doesn't seem to have any real leverage, and Democrats are already brushing off his threats. In a statement, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) blasted the "cynical strategy", saying: "Presiden...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump son-in-law Kushner withheld Russian Federation meetings on security form

In one tweet, he warned, "If you do [attack], many very bad things will happen, and from that fight the US gets nothing!" The session was "an attempt to smooth things over/get on the same page and move forward ...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Putin meets Tillerson as US, Russia fiercely feud over Syria

The U.S. has said that the strikes were in response to the chemical weapon attack in Syria . Laying bare deep and risky divisions on Syria and other issues, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that...More..

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Manafort expected to register as foreign agent for past Ukraine work

Manafort also faces inquiries under congressional and FBI investigations into whether anyone connected with the Trump campaign colluded with Russian government hackers who tried to sway the 2016 presidential ...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

President Donald Trump is backtracking from his support of Steve Bannon

Bannon's trouble is he fights too hard - he calls his office "the war room". If you ran Donald Trump's campaign, and then become a liability to him, he will claim you hardly had anything to do with his campai...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Xi urges Trump to peacefully resolve N Korea tensions

As reported by the Reuters news agency, officials gave no details as to the nature of the event or where it would take place, and similar announcements in the past have been linked to relatively low-key set...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

After Bentley pleaded guilty, here's the punishment

April 10, 2017: Bentley resigns and pleads guilty to misdemeanor campaign finance charges on the first day of a legislative hearing that could lead to his impeachment. State Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Mo...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

United States prepared to 'do more' in Syria, says Nikki Haley

It killed at least 87 civilians, including 31 children, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based monitor. It was not immediately clear who carried out the strike. Secretary Tiller...More..

Trump celebrates Supreme Court success with Gorsuch
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Trump celebrates Supreme Court success with Gorsuch

It was the second of two oaths - the first was conducted privately in the Justices' Conference Room by Chief Justice John Roberts. Justice Antonin Scalia , the fiery judge Gorsuch now replaces and someone ...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Russian Federation blocks UN Security Council condemnation of Syria attack

The press conference followed Lavrov and Tillerson's three-hour discussion, which came after Tillerson's meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow and W...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

SpaceX launch of SES-10 satellite and 1st reuse of rocket

For its 33rd mission, SpaceX is reusing a Falcon 9 booster that originally flew in April 2016. The photo made available by USA space firm SpaceX on March 30, 2017 shows the company's Falcon 9 rocket a...More..

Lawmakers try to keep town halls from getting out of control
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Lawmakers try to keep town halls from getting out of control

Mike Coffman told an angry crowd that he'll oppose Donald Trump at the right time but won't do it every day. "Spicer made a bad mistake yesterday", Coffman said, according to CNN . This was his first in-pe...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Republicans have achieved something with Trumpcare: making Obamacare more popular than ever

The principle of covering medical care based on symptoms that most people would consider potentially life-threatening, rather than the final diagnosis, is called the "prudent layperson" standard. Insurance "c...More..

Bannon allies 'blindsided' by Trump's remarks
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Bannon allies 'blindsided' by Trump's remarks

Later, Spicer publicly apologized for having forgotten in that moment that Hitler killed millions of people - mainly Jews - in gas chambers filled with Zyclon B, a chemical. "It was a straight up mistake". Ba...More..

Search for consensus on taxes veers into unexpected corners
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Search for consensus on taxes veers into unexpected corners

The Trump administration , so far, has sent mixed signals about whether it will embrace the idea. "I got involved when I wrote something about this on Twitter that got really popular, which made me think t...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

John Oliver and Catheter Cowboy Explain Sexual Harassment

Companies' advertising time on "The O'Reilly Factor " has been cut by more than half since the Times report , according to an analysis released Tuesday by Kantar Media. Ms. Walsh told AP that she came for...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

United to compensate passengers on flight at centre of passenger-dragging scandal

It later came to light that passengers were removed so that the airline's own staff could take a seat. He said that plane seats are perishable commodities - once the door has been closed, seats on a flight can'...More..

President Donald Trump: Is Steve Bannon Next To Hear 'You're Fired?'
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

President Donald Trump: Is Steve Bannon Next To Hear 'You're Fired?'

He ended by saying, "Steve is a good guy, but I told them to straighten it out or I will". Bossie and Bannon had worked together on a series of conservative media partnerships, many of which were funded by th...More..

by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Trump Era of Stricter Immigration Enforcement Has Begun

He also ordered prosecutors to jail people who transport and harbor illegal immigrants; to lodge felony charges against people caught a second time sneaking into the country; and to charge anyone caught using...More..

The Risk Trump Takes in Potentially Abandoning Steve Banno
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

The Risk Trump Takes in Potentially Abandoning Steve Banno

And Trump, apparently is sick and exhausted of hearing about how Bannon won the election and is deemed to be so such a force in the White House that some refer to him as President Bannon. Meanwhile, on the same...More..

Cop accused of kicking suspect involved in death a year ago
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Cop accused of kicking suspect involved in death a year ago

Columbus police said the officer, identified as Zachary Rosen, has been reassigned to non-patrol duty, pending an investigation. The video, taken by bystander Naomi Montaie in her auto, shows the officer ...More..

Judge Indefinitely Extends Injunction On Trump's Muslim Ban
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Judge Indefinitely Extends Injunction On Trump's Muslim Ban

Even if he does not issue a longer-lasting hold on the ban, his temporary block would stay in place until he rules otherwise. The Department of Justice alerted the United States Court of Appeals for the N...More..

Cummins left note for wife, may be in need of medication
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Cummins left note for wife, may be in need of medication

Pharmacy employees are asked to be on the lookout for Cummins and Thomas. The last public sighting of them was two days later inside an Oklahoma City Walmart, where surveillance cameras captured images of the...More..

Hillary Clinton to join Cuomo at N.Y. free tuition bill signing
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Hillary Clinton to join Cuomo at N.Y. free tuition bill signing

The program also requires participants in the Excelsior Scholarship program to stay in New York State for the number of years they accept free tuition from the state. Starting Fall 2017, students will be eli...More..

Move over 'Obamacare,' Trump plan is now the focus
by | Thursday, April 13, 2017

Move over 'Obamacare,' Trump plan is now the focus

Is it true that they're insured on the ACA exchanges now and that any repeal and replacement will affect them too? That day wasn't expected until much later in the year. Nor has it tried to win over numerous ...More..