SC Democrats see hope in close Kansas race

By congressional race standards, that's a fairly paltry sum and a reflection of the fact that Kansas is a pretty low-cost, low-risk state when it comes to campaign spending. A glance at local Kansas papers reveals just how much public discontent with... More..

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Rays hit 4 HRs off Porcello; Archer ends long skid vs Bosox

Boston's Mitch Moreland had his stretch of hitting a double in consecutive games stopped at seven, one short of the major league record. Boston is 4-1 in their last 5 home games and 2-6 in their last 8 divisi...More..

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Tarnished politicians nothing new for Alabama

The governor of the conservative southern U.S. state of Alabama has resigned , shortly after lawmakers began impeachment proceedings linked to his affair with a senior aide that was made public in humiliating ...More..

Manifesto-writing fugitive found camping on Wisconsin farm
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Manifesto-writing fugitive found camping on Wisconsin farm

Special Agent in Charge Justin Tolomeo of the FBI's Milwaukee office speaks to reporters Friday about the capture of Joseph Jakubowski. The Rock County Sheriff's Office says Jakubowski wrote a 161-page manife...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

US Conducts Massive Exercise in Japan as Warning to North Korea

The late president is the grandfather of current North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong-un. The New York Times reports that Kim is expected to "use the occasion to either stage a nuclear weapons test or con...More..

LSU gymnastics set to compete for a spot in the Super Six
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

LSU gymnastics set to compete for a spot in the Super Six

She didn't have to be nervous for long though. The Tigers' team score of 198.275 in Friday's second group of semifinals was an NCAA national championship meet record and the highest score of half-dozen teams ...More..

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Colbert, Tomlin on the passing of Dan Rooney

While the NFL nearly had 65 percent of its athletes being Black, only six percent of the league had minority representation as head coaches. These reactions show how many lives Rooney touched in his 84 years ...More..

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Easter Egg Hunt Ideas For Parents, Because Candy Isn't Just For Kids

Children play with colored eggs at an Easter event. Among other churches offering Saturday egg hunts and activities are St. Andrews Presbyterian, Rosewood Baptist, First Baptist, Columbia First Church of the...More..

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Russian Federation relations at 'all-time low' after Syria attacks

Lavrov protested that Russian Federation is the victim of "very slanderous attacks", and added, "I have to say once again.no one has shown us a single fact". And he suggested that possible war crimes charges ...More..

Gun Stealing Anti-Trump Psycho Still Eludes Police
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Gun Stealing Anti-Trump Psycho Still Eludes Police

On Thursday, investigators learned Jakubowski had become agitated about political issues, threatening to steal guns and use them on public officials or a school, Rock County sheriff's officials said . He's als...More..

Arkansas' multiple execution plan in limbo after rulings
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Arkansas' multiple execution plan in limbo after rulings

Though the court did not give a reason, Ward's attorney had argued he was not mentally competent enough to be executed. In a statement , a spokesman for Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said Rutledge was "...More..

Wisconsin man captured 10 days after manifesto sent to Trump
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Wisconsin man captured 10 days after manifesto sent to Trump

Readstown is 160 miles west of Milwaukee. Jakubowski's vehicle was found on fire less than a half-hour after the burglary, officials said. According to police, Jakubowski's document "includes grievances again...More..

Autopsy finds killer died from blunt head trauma
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Autopsy finds killer died from blunt head trauma

Harvey, 64, died two days after he was found beaten in his cell at Toledo Correctional Institution in Toledo, Ohio , PEOPLE confirms. After a string of killings during the 1970s and '80s, the killer became k...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Rockies' Gray exits with toe injury, status iffy

During a flurry of roster moves, Gray was placed on the 10-day disabled list due to a stress fracture in his left foot. "I've been coming here a long time", Black said. He clearly showed discomfort after land...More..

Where to have Easter fun in the Panhandle
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Where to have Easter fun in the Panhandle

There will be two bounce houses, games, giveaways, hot dogs, and at the end there will be an egg hunt for kids with 15,000 Easter eggs. Head down to Rockford to participate in the Discovery Center Museum and ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Dems ask FBI to suspend Kushner's security clearance

Lack of candor, particularly regarding contacts with Russian officials, was a significant issue for the Trump Transition. The Democratic lawmakers referenced a New York Times report from last week that reve...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Pompeo's House seat remains in Republican hands

Even with Estes' victory, winning majority support for tough votes in Congress could become even more hard if more Republicans see a chance of danger in the 2018 elections, though Republicans have noted that s...More..

Gasoline prices up a nickle
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Gasoline prices up a nickle

AAA forecasts the Oklahoma pump price average will hit a peak of $2.40 this summer and the national average will top out at $2.70. Texas gas prices are on the rise up 6 cents from last week throughout the sta...More..

Arkansas court halts execution of inmate
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Arkansas court halts execution of inmate

A spokesman for Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge (R) said Friday evening that she was weighing how to respond to the stay. Attorneys argued that Ward, 60, should not be executed because he's mental...More..

Last-Minute Tweak To GOP Health Bill Does Little To Ease Intraparty Standoff
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Last-Minute Tweak To GOP Health Bill Does Little To Ease Intraparty Standoff

So, in the grand scheme, it isn't a lot of money - and the problem that previously programs created to help offset the cost of insuring sick people have run into is they don't have adequate funding. "Because ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Republicans catch up to Democrats in Georgia special election early voting

In a tweet , Trump praised Republican Ron Estes' "great win " and for "easily winning the Congressional race against the Dems, who spent heavily & predicted victory!" Though their candidate came up short on...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Around Town 4/14/17: Easter Egg Hunt at the Capitol

The service begins at 6:30 a.m. You can input your own events for free onto the site. No bags will be supplied. WHEN: 10 a.m. Saturday . Details: The free event will be organized by height instead of age...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Parents of boy in school shooting talk recovery

Parent Loni Mejia says her kids are looking forward to returning to class, and she's confident the district will keep them as safe as possible. "We just needed to get him out of that scene, so that we could p...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Good Friday procession portrays Jesus' walk bearing the cross

Roman soldiers flog Jesus Christ during a Stations of the Cross ceremony marking Good Friday on steps of St. Joseph Catholic Church in La Porte. "We can not be able to have Easter Sunday without Good Friday", F...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump congratulates USA military in Syria missile strike, including female Navy commander

He emphasized that point on CBS' Face the Nation , noting that the administration is "hopeful ... we can navigate a political outcome in which the Syrian people, in fact, will determine Bashar al-Assad's fate ...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Bannon's future in doubt as Trump downplays his influence

In an interview with The New York Post , the president said "I like Steve" and called his adviser "a good guy" — but one who wasn't really all that involved with his winning election campaign. But after recent...More..

Trump allows states to block some Planned Parenthood money
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump allows states to block some Planned Parenthood money

Sen. Joni Ernst , R-Iowa, said enactment of the resolution "restores states' rights over a Washington-knows-best mentality". "By signing H.J. Res 43, he [Trump] allows states to fund the health clinics that ...More..

Newark will stick with police reforms despite Sessions' call for review
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Newark will stick with police reforms despite Sessions' call for review

Generally known as consent decrees, the goal of these efforts are to reform police departments in order to rebuild trust with local communities and make law enforcement more efficient and accountable. Baltimore...More..

Governor's egg hunt back on after fugitive captured
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Governor's egg hunt back on after fugitive captured

In Chambers County, the annual "Captain Bill Pruitt" Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the Chambers County Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #20 will be held Saturday at Rocky Point Beach on Lake West Point. Frisbees...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

US says countries must punish UN troops for sexual abuse

She strongly warned the countries that if they refuse to hold their soldiers accountable, there will be consequences such as their financial compensation will end. The vote determined that MINUSTAH will be repl...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

UK says Sarin-like gas used in Syria chemical attack

USA intelligence reports say the Syrian government used chemical weapons during air strikes on the rebel-held Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun that left 89 people dead. A Ministry of Defense spokesperson told CNN...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Bond between Trump, Xi in meetings played role in China abstention

Trump didn't realize his mistake until Fox Business' Maria Bartiromo corrected him. "I was sitting at the table". We're now having dessert. And in his recounting, Trump seemed positively wowed by his...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Serial killer died from head injuries; OH inmate suspected

A spokeswoman for Ohio's prison system says Harvey was found badly beaten Tue., March 28, 2017, in his cell at the state's prison in Toledo. Harvey was labeled the "Angel of Death" after pleading guilty in ...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

White House decides against releasing visitor records

Former administration officials said the visitor records - which are created when someone without a permanent credential submits their information to the Secret Service - were parsed monthly to remove any poten...More..

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation not obsolete, reversing campaign stance
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation not obsolete, reversing campaign stance

Trump expressed the United States desire to have good relations with everyone, including Russian Federation. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson meets with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, while tensio...More..