Report reveals new details from Orlando Pulse nightclub shooting

Mina's presentation notes that officers rescued people throughout the night. Surveillance video from inside the clubs captures Mateen running from the main dance floor toward the bathrooms. She's also charged with aiding and abetting the attack, th... More..

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Obamacare And The Limits Of GOP Establishment
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Obamacare And The Limits Of GOP Establishment "Show Vote" Government

High-risk pools have always been a target for House Republicans, and passing the amendment would show some consensus before the Easter break. According to the report , Trump officials , including Steve Bann...More..

Connelly endorsed by Freedom Caucus chairman in SC race
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Connelly endorsed by Freedom Caucus chairman in SC race

Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, says Republicans are "close" to reaching a deal to repeal and replace Obamacare. Meadows said this week that the Freedom Caucus has...More..

Mayor working out of Staten Island for a week
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Mayor working out of Staten Island for a week

Councilwoman Debi Rose (D-Staten Island) led the effort to name the vessel after the historical spot, starting a petition in February, which received 575 signatures. "The North Shore is terribly in need", sai...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Police reform hard without courts, advocates say

On Monday, as reported by The Washington Post , the attorney general doubled-down, requesting a review of consent decrees made by the Obama administration. It was hammered out after days of street prote...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Trump Signs Law Giving States Option To Deny Funding For Planned Parenthood

Trump's signature reverses an Obama-era rule that blocked states from interfering with federal dollars to Planned Parenthood because most of the money supports women's health and family planning services unrela...More..

Justice vetoes lawmakers' budget, criticizes funding cuts
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Justice vetoes lawmakers' budget, criticizes funding cuts

Subtlety might not be West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice's forte. It also takes $90 million from the state's Economic Stabilization Fund, better known as the Rainy Day Fund. That plan was not well received by leg...More..

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Chemical weapons should not be used

Assad accused the West, particularly the United States, of being "hand-in-glove with the terrorists" over the Khan Sheikhoun incident. The world's chemical weapons watchdog said Thursday that allegations ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Syria Chemical Attack Fabricated -- Assad

Following last week's chemical attack in Syria that claimed over 80 lives, India on Thursday reiterated its position against the use of chemical weapons anywhere in the world. It was the deadliest such ...More..

Judge Abdus-Salaam remembered as a
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Judge Abdus-Salaam remembered as a "trailblazer" in legal community

Cuomo released a statement calling her a "pioneer" and a "force for good whose legacy will be felt for years to come". The Times describes Abdus-Salaam as "among the most reliable and steadfast liberal voic...More..

On the Run: Wisconsin Man Stole Firearms, May Be Plotting Against Trump
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

On the Run: Wisconsin Man Stole Firearms, May Be Plotting Against Trump

Authorities said the same day he allegedly robbed the gun shop, Jakubowski sent a 161-page manifesto to Trump. Over 150 police officers, sheriff's deputies, and federal agents are on Jakubowski's trail. A...More..

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Republicans' narrow win for Kansas seat embolden Democrats

The district is solidly Republican - Trump won the district in the general election by 27 points and 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney won the district by eight points. This was a special election to replac...More..

Utah doctor convicted of killing wife in bathtub dies
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Utah doctor convicted of killing wife in bathtub dies

Officials are investigating the recent death of murder convict Martin MacNeill as a suicide. While the Department of Corrections has not indicated whether MacNeill's death could have been intentional, his att...More..

Severe weather risk shifts to the south in Alabama today
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Severe weather risk shifts to the south in Alabama today

Scores of Alabama schools closed Monday because of the threat from strong storms. According to The St. Martin Parish Sheriff's Office, Francine Gotch, 38, and her 3-year-old daughter, Neville Alexander, were ...More..

Antonio Brown pays heartfelt tribute to late Dan Rooney
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Antonio Brown pays heartfelt tribute to late Dan Rooney

He was largely influential in the 1974 draft class, considered by many to be one of the greatest draft classes in league history. That's right, THREE. A voice of reason on a wide range of topics, including dive...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Albert Almora Makes Fantastic Catch vs. Dodgers

He stranded seven runners, helped by Almora's defense. "Any time you make your first start of year, with a new team and a team coming off a World Series , you kind of want to show why you're here and why you ...More..

US not getting involved with Syria
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

US not getting involved with Syria

The Russians held to a tentative schedule that was worked out in advance, US officials said . US Ambassador to the United Nations , Nikki Haley, called on Moscow to stop protecting Assad, and said the US wa...More..

New Video Shows United Passenger Arguing With Officers Before Being Dragged Out
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

New Video Shows United Passenger Arguing With Officers Before Being Dragged Out

When asked what Dao deserved from United, Munoz said "an apology", the Chicago Tribune reported . Twelve senators including two from our area, Senator Bob Casey and Senator Corey Booker sent a letter with sp...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Passenger Dragged off United flight will file suit: Lawyer

While Richard and Linda have been vocal about the potentially risky experience, the incident happened to occur on the same day a passenger was dragged out of a flight traveling from Chicago to Louisville. It'...More..

The Justice Department Wants More Illegal Immigration Prosecutions
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

The Justice Department Wants More Illegal Immigration Prosecutions

Sessions will tour what is mostly rough terrain along the global border in Nogales, Arizona, about roughly 70 miles south of Tucson. In a three-page memo, Sessions told US attorneys to prioritize immigration ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Security Council to meet Trump at White House — UN diplomat

Lt. Gen. H. R. McMaster was behind Bannon's removal from the NSC, the Times reported . As a participant of the Principals Committee, Bannon would have had the authority to call a vote if the president's visi...More..

United Airlines debacle: Was a 'random' computer search really to blame?
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

United Airlines debacle: Was a 'random' computer search really to blame?

The incident was captured on video by several passengers on the flight. Dao told WLKY, a local Kentucky station, on Tuesday that he was still being treated at a Chicago hospital for injuries he suffered. He...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Close Special House Elections Attract Big Spending

As Sean Trende wrote on Tuesday: "Special elections in 2004 saw Democrats win deep-red seats such as South Dakota's At-Large seat and Kentucky's 6th District, yet the general elections were a disappointment f...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Youngstown Lions annual Easter egg hunt

The hunt has been operational for much longer as it was originally sponsored by the Jefferson Jaycees until the organization was disbanded, Creed said. $12. miltontheatre.org.com or (302) 684-3038. At the sou...More..

United to compensate people on flight when man dragged off
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

United to compensate people on flight when man dragged off

Dao is recovering in a Chicago hospital, said his lawyer, who is scheduled to give a press conference Thursday. The backlash from the incident resonated around the world, with social media users in the Unit...More..

WH financial disclosures: Trump advisers made millions past year
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

WH financial disclosures: Trump advisers made millions past year

Trump's daughter, Ivanka, and son-in-law Jared Kushner- who both work in the White House - reported hundreds of millions in real estate holdings and investments, the financial filings show. Bannon also owns Ban...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

U.S. and Russian Federation at 'low point' after no breakthrough in Moscow

The US, Britain and France were the authors of the resolution. It expressed support for a UN-sponsored fact-finding mission and urged all parties to cooperate and provide full access to the affected site. Russi...More..

Don't Read into the Close Race in Kansas
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Don't Read into the Close Race in Kansas

Specifically, this election was a window into how voters in this deep-red congressional district feel about Trump and Republicans' leadership right now. But Estes and the Republicans found themselves tainted no...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Estes wins in Cowley County by 13 points

Estes, the state's treasurer, had been the favorite to win the election, but a campaign by Democrat James Thompson threatened the traditionally Republican seat. Kansas Farm Bureau president Rich Felts said ru...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

US drops 'mother of all bombs' on Islamic State tunnel

The bomb was dropped by an MC-130 aircraft, operated by Air Force Special Operations Command, according to the military sources. US forces took "all precautions necessary to prevent civilian casualties and co...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Hospital stocks fall after talk of health bill revival

People gather to protest the push by Republican-lead government towards defunding the Affordable Care Act, at Westlake Park on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017.A new Gallup Poll shows that 55 percent of Americans suppor...More..

Removal of United passenger shines light on airport police
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Removal of United passenger shines light on airport police

Munoz said he was committed to "fix what's broken so this never happens again". One officer was placed on leave on Tuesday.Given the wide public outrage over the incident, Dao is in a strong position as he prep...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

One Trump tweet, four whoppers about Kansas special election

Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have both recorded get-out-the-vote calls on behalf of Estes, the state's treasurer. "Republicans nationally should be very anxious", Bob Beatty, a Washburn University po...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Bannon in peril? Trump's criticism worries his populist base

Bannon has been on the wrong side of some unpleasant public barbs from Trump . Steve Bannon "is a good guy, but I told them (to my entourage) to reframe it or it is I who will do it", said the American p...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

The Dollar Took a Dive After President Trump Called It 'Too Strong'

Chinese shares rose 0.1 percent, while Hong Kong stocks added 0.2 percent. German's DAX slid 0.2 percent to 12,125.82. Most financial markets are closed on Friday for the Good Friday holiday, and trading volu...More..