Arkansas' controversial plan to execute eight men halted by courts

The back-to-back decisions upend what had been a plan to execute eight men in 11 days, starting on Monday, because the state's supply of one of the other execution drugs expires at the end of the month. On Saturday evening, Rutledge also filed a moti... More..

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Protesters to take to streets to demand Trump release tax returns

Although Tax Day demonstrations were peaceful, at least four people were arrested Saturday in Berkeley, California, after clashes between Trump opponents and supporters holding unrelated rallies in a downtown p...More..

Man who found fugitive describes him as cordial
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Man who found fugitive describes him as cordial

UPDATE: Just after 8:00 am this morning, the Sheriff's Department in Richland County confirmed wanted fugitive Joseph Jakubowski was arrested shortly after 5:00 am Friday morning. "What could have happened ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Dodgers unveil Jackie Robinson statue as baseball, Twitter honor icon

On Saturday, the Dodgers revealed it, on the 70th anniversary of Robinson making his Major League Baseball debut. Pitchers and infielders were aware that he was a threat to steal any base, including home, as ...More..

Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

During the interview for Sunday's broadcast Tillerson emphasized the importance of eliminating the terrorist organization before dealing with the Assad regime. "If we had armed non-jihadist elements on the grou...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump advisers Stephen Bannon, Jared Kushner 'hold peace talks'

President Donald Trump thrives on internal debate but does not like "when people are leaking or criticizing to the outside". Some of the former Trump advisers said Mr Priebus is at fault for not gaining con...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Arkansas Supreme Court grants stay of execution for one condemned inmate

In her order, Baker said there was a significant possibility that the inmates could successfully challenge the state's execution protocol. "Despite the confidentiality provisions, it is still very hard to f...More..

Wisconsin gun theft suspect who allegedly wrote manifesto to Trump captured
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Wisconsin gun theft suspect who allegedly wrote manifesto to Trump captured

Joseph Jakubowski , who was considered "armed and unsafe", allegedly stole 18 firearms from a gun store near Janesville, Wisconsin, on April 4 and had been on the run ever since. The affidavit also mentions tha...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jackie Robinson statue unveiled by Dodgers at Dodger Stadium

Louis Cardinals, with whom he played for seven seasons and won a World Series in 1964. Elsewhere, two Florida State League teams will square off in the annual Jackie Robinson Celebration Game at Holman Sta...More..

8 men confirmed by Senate didn't fill Supreme Court seats
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

8 men confirmed by Senate didn't fill Supreme Court seats

However, while the Court may not change much in its makeup with Gorsuch's addition, his nomination was shrouded in controversy due to political games by both Republicans and Democrats that went on since Preside...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Putin speaks on relations with Trump

The Russian foreign minister also wants to know the real goals of the USA in Syria, calling the Trump administration's positions so far "ambiguous" and "contradictory", according to CNBC . But Mr Trump, who or...More..

Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

Trump's early months in office have been filled with infighting between his aides. "I know Steve. Steve is a very bright guy", Christie said . It was a rare public warning shot heard across Washington . It'...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tax Day demonstrators to demand Trump release his taxes

Police say demonstrators have left the park but are blocking several streets in the city's center. More than one hundred protesters met in front of the Fayette Circuit Courthouse Saturday afternoon to prote...More..

Dufner eagles twice to lead RBC Heritage through 3 rounds
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Dufner eagles twice to lead RBC Heritage through 3 rounds

He was one of nine players on 2 under and just a shot behind. PGA Tour Champions: Bob Tway bogeyed two of the last three holes for a 7-under 65 and the first-round lead in the Mitsubishi Electric Classic. "...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Tax Day Demonstrations Planned for Downtown Los Angeles

Berkeley police say 13 people have been arrested after violence that included fistfights broke out Saturday between groups of supporters and detractors of President Donald Trump holding rallies in downtown Be...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

White House Claims to Provide Unprecedented Access After Concealing Visitor Logs

On Friday however, White House Communications Director Mike Dubke announced that the White House would not publish the records, citing to " grave national security risks and privacy concerns ". "It's disappoi...More..

Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay

State officials declined to comment on those claims Friday. The mounting legal fight adds further uncertainty to a situation that had recently made Arkansas the epicenter of the country's debate over the death ...More..

Matt Harvey Leaves Game vs. Phillies with Hamstring Injury
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Matt Harvey Leaves Game vs. Phillies with Hamstring Injury

I'd be shocked if he's still on the major league roster by Wednesday's game. "I've got the Federal Bureau of Investigation out looking for the real Jose Reyes ", Collins joked. The leaves Buchholz to hope and ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Attorney General Files Petition to Arkansas Supreme Court After Lethal Drug Blocked

That ruling was issued by U.S. District Judge Kristine G. Baker. "It is unfortunate that a U.S. District Judge has chosen to side with the convicted prisoners in one of their many last-minute attempts to dela...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Gun theft, manhunt suspect reported near Mauston

Jakubowski's vehicle was found on fire less than a half-hour after the burglary, officials said . A video of Jakubowski shows him dropping a white envelope addressed to President Donald Trump in a mailbo...More..

United offers refunds to passengers who saw doctor dragged off flight
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

United offers refunds to passengers who saw doctor dragged off flight

One of the biggest news stories of the week is the passenger on a United Airlines flight who was forcibly removed from the plane due to the airline overbooking and wanting to accommodate traveling crew members....More..

Trump signs measure reversing rule protecting women's access to basic care
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump signs measure reversing rule protecting women's access to basic care

As previously reported on The Root , Trump signed legislation on Thursday that erases former President Barack Obama's rule that blocked states from withholding federal Title X funding from women's organi...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

GRAPHIC: Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest

The almost two-minute video, shot a short distance from the traffic stop, begins with a police officer struggling with a man after pulling him out of his vehicle. Bongiavonni insists, reports ABC News, that Hol...More..

US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice

By changing rules and fighting forward the GOP party made sure that today, Judge Neil M. Grosuch was confirmed by the senate to become the 113th justice of the Supreme Court. The Senate confirmation comes in ti...More..

San Bernardino's Deadly School Shooting Was Domestic Violence
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

San Bernardino's Deadly School Shooting Was Domestic Violence

Karen Elaine Smith , 53, was in her classroom for students with special needs when the shooter, later identified as her estranged husband, entered the room and aimed his gun at her. "By all accounts, Jonathan ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Reports of infighting in Trump's White House overblown, officials say

Jared Kushner, who is married to First Daughter Ivanka Trump, reportedly met with fellow Trump aide Steve Bannon on Saturday to sort out their differences. White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon (C) leaves...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Thousands march in Los Angeles to demand release of Trump tax returns

Tax Day marches are scheduled in three North Carolina cities to protest President Donald Trump refusing to release his tax returns . Their plan is to march from there to nearby Trump Tower in midtown Manhatt...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Maker, Delly big for Bucks in National Basketball Association playoffs

Cleveland was in control for much of the game and, entering the fourth quarter with a eight-point lead, it seemed like just a matter of time before they closed in out. In Toronto, Malcolm Brogdon delivered 16 ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Demonstrators in Chicago demand Trump release tax returns

In Denver, people marched along a route that took them through part of the city's downtown financial district. The gesture of transparency that every president since Gerald Ford has performed shortly after ta...More..

Second officer fired after new video of disturbing Georgia police stop emerges
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Second officer fired after new video of disturbing Georgia police stop emerges

Earlier in the day, police announced that Master Police Officer Robert McDonald had been fired after video showed him kicking the same man in the head even though the man was handcuffed on the ground. Police ...More..

Governor's annual Easter Egg Hunt back on after Jakubowski capture
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Governor's annual Easter Egg Hunt back on after Jakubowski capture

The Easter Bunny has been hard at work at All Star Sports . The children's eggs hunts are free for members and included in admission for non-members. The hunt will begin at 4 p.m., and the event will include...More..

Kids Grab Their Baskets and Easter Egg Hunt
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Kids Grab Their Baskets and Easter Egg Hunt

Red Dam Baptist Church is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt at Euhaw Baptist Church, 2576 Bees Creek Rd.in Ridgeland, on Saturday from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. Front St. 406-541-7529, childrensmuseummissoula.org. ...More..

Police capture suspect in gun theft who sent Trump manifesto
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Police capture suspect in gun theft who sent Trump manifesto

Jakubowski . The property owner told authorities a suspicious person was camping "and refused to leave when he had been asked to do so", the sheriff's office said. More than a dozen law enforcement agencies w...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

A 'beeping' good Easter egg hunt for visually-impaired children

Visit tinyurl.com/dinoegghunt to reserve your spot. Those will be followed by the fire department's annual Easter egg hunt at 1 p.m., to be held on the center lawn. To aid in spreading his wealth, the Easte...More..

Albright UMC Will Host Three Events Easter Weekend
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Albright UMC Will Host Three Events Easter Weekend

This year the church will host the egg hunt and two services over the Easter Weekend. UC-Berkeley will be holding their 23 annual egg hunt which will include egg hunts for children, and will have more than 40...More..