VP Pence gives stern warning to North Korea

Johnson also said he had spoken to his Chinese counterpart on Monday and urged him to use Beijing's influence to restrain North Korea. "The US is disturbing global peace and stability and insisting on the gangster-like logic that its invasion of a ... More..

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Health care reboot? White House pushing for new plan
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Health care reboot? White House pushing for new plan

The proposals being put forward by the White House, however, look less like a compromise than a concession to the hardliners, including Paul, who derailed the original G.O.P. Just to cite one element, Trump cam...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Arkansas inmates try variety of arguments to avoid death

Associate Justice Shawn Womack, writing in dissent, said Davis and Ward "had their day in court" and that the families are "entitled to closure and finality of the law". The planned executions have renewed ...More..

Trump Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Takes Place On High Court Bench
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch Takes Place On High Court Bench

Citing a section of the Civil Service Reform Act, he asked Landau where in the statute does it say federal district courts may hear cases involving both discrimination and civil service claims. "Before we c...More..

Florida state senator to publicly apologize for racial slurs
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Florida state senator to publicly apologize for racial slurs

Thurston challenged him on the outburst, saying: "Excuse me?" "No one deserves to be spoken to that way, much less a person of your stature, dignity and integrity". Artiles apologized for the remarks in a stat...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Supreme Court blocks Arkansas executions

Arkansas rushed to get the necessary approval to carry out the execution of Don Davis, a convicted killer, prior to the warrant for his death expired at midnight. Arkansas' schedule of executions was unprec...More..

Mexican ex-governor accused of diverting money, is captured
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Mexican ex-governor accused of diverting money, is captured

Javier Duarte, who until past year governed Veracruz state for President Enrique Pena Nieto's Institutional Revolutionary Party ( PRI ), became a symbol of corruption in Mexico and his case is highly politicize...More..

Death of Judge Found Dead in River is Suspicious, Police Say
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Death of Judge Found Dead in River is Suspicious, Police Say

Abdus-Salaam, who was the first African-American woman to sit on NY state's highest court, was found dead in the Hudson River near West 132nd Street about 1:45 p.m. "We're looking at it as a suspicious death ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Crews search for hikers swept away in Grand Canyon creek

The park service is also using a drone to scour areas that are hard to reach on foot, but so far, no signs of the missing pair. A 62-year -woman and a 14-year-old teen boy are missing after taking a family tr...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Triple murder in Fresno

Dyer said that two of the victims were shot outside a Catholic Charities location; the third victim, a Pacific Gas & Electric employee, was shot while riding in a company vehicle, and a fourth man was shot at...More..

Justice Gorsuch: Senate Confirms Trump's First SCOTUS Pick
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Justice Gorsuch: Senate Confirms Trump's First SCOTUS Pick

They believe Republicans "stole" the vacant Supreme Court seat from former President Barack Obama , who a year ago nominated Merrick Garland to replace the seat left vacant by the late Antonin Scalia . It was...More..

First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later

And on race day, she fired the start gun for the women's elite field. The altercation between Switzer, a marathon official and her boyfriend during the race in 1967. But this year, at the age of 70, she ran ...More..

A few helpful hints if you haven't yet done your taxes
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A few helpful hints if you haven't yet done your taxes

Tuesday, April 18, is the deadline to file 2016 income taxes. However, there is another option: Pickering said you can always file an extension , which will give you until October to file your return. You can...More..

Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Lifesaving techniques were performed on Hernandez and he was taken to UMASS Leominster hospital where he was pronounced dead at 04:07 local time (08:07 GMT). He was housed in a single cell. Massachusetts Stat...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Drug company refiles injuctive relief, asks Arkansas to return execution drug

Arkansas had been preparing to proceed with a series of killings this week before its stock of midazolam, one of three drugs used to kill inmates through lethal injection, reaches its expiry date, at the end o...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The Special Election in Georgia Is Heading to a Runoff

Despite Democrats' best efforts, the Georgia special election will head to a runoff in June after Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff failed to win a majority of the vote. Mr Ossoff won more than 48 per cent of t...More..

Denver to host 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament West Regional
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Denver to host 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament West Regional

Charlotte will also host first and second round games in 2018, which was previously decided. All this, of course, comes nearly two years after the NCAA lifted its ban on the state of SC hosting tournament gam...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Kyrie Irving scores 37, Cavs hold on to beat Pacers 117-111

THE Cavaliers again had a fourth-quarter hiccup but this time built enough cushion to avoid a tight endgame, downing the Indiana Pacers, 117-111, on Monday in Cleveland (Tuesday, Manila time ). "We have a ...More..

Kelly says full-scale border wall 'unlikely,' clarifies position on family detentions
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Kelly says full-scale border wall 'unlikely,' clarifies position on family detentions

President Donald Trump's campaign promise of a "big lovely wall" along the Mexican border all but came tumbling down Wednesday as the secretary of Homeland Security said that there would only be solid barriers ...More..

First female Boston Marathon runner does it again 50 years later
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

First female Boston Marathon runner does it again 50 years later

During Monday's race, Hasay wore her late mother's engagement ring, whom she spoke about during the post-race press conference. That year, another woman tried to race the marathon by jumping out of a bush, bu...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

GOP Gets Scare in Kansas Special Election, But Holds On

Even if Estes were to win by, say, 15 points, that would represent a collapse of a dozen points compared to Trump's win. Ted Cruz stumped in Wichita , and Vice President Mike Pence and Trump recorded robocalls...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

New Detroit Arena to Host NCAA Championship Games

The news means that Allentown will become the first Pennsylvania city to have regional competitions although both Pittsburgh and Philadelphia recently hosted the Frozen Four in 2013 and 2014 respectively. Meanw...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Missouri House passes bill on sales tax for St. Louis Zoo

Shortly before adjourning, the committee quickly voted to approve the measure, Senate Bill 12 . However, HB 2899, introduced last week, has a committee hearing Wednesday. Opponents also argue that in additio...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

South Korea-US free trade agreement to be reviewed, reformed: Pence

He is expected to discuss Korean tensions with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as well as hold economic talks with Finance Minister Taro Aso. Washington has voiced concerns over Pyongyang's tests, but the...More..

Eleven missing after ship sinks off Crimean coast
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Eleven missing after ship sinks off Crimean coast

According to the Investigative Committee, the Heroes of Arsenal cargo ship issued a distress call and sank some 19 miles away from Cape Zhelezny Rog, near the Kerch Strait. The ship, which was sailing under t...More..

Killed After Bus Falls Into River In Himachal Pradesh's Shimla District
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Killed After Bus Falls Into River In Himachal Pradesh's Shimla District

Shimla , SP, D W Negi said that private bus met with accident in the jurisdiction of Nerwa Police Station of Shimla district located close to the border of Sirmaur district. . However, it was not immediately...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

$50K Reward Offered For Facebook Killer Who Posted Video Of Murder Online

A traffic stop was attempted and, after a brief pursuit, Stephens shot and killed himself. Cleveland police issued an aggravated murder warrant for Stephens' arrest. Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday didn't shy...More..

Kearney helicopter Easter egg drop a crowd-pleaser
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Kearney helicopter Easter egg drop a crowd-pleaser

In their 18th annual egg hunt at Columbus Park, children were able to find the faux eggs and turn them in for a bag of goodies, allowing for the eggs to be reused. Holding the stash of eggs he collected, Alexay...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Palestinians in Israeli prisons begin hunger strike

He said the measure was a punishment for Barghouti's part in organizing the strike and not because of an op-ed by the Palestinian leader that the New York Times published on Monday. "They are terrorists and i...More..

Marine amputee runs Boston Marathon with American flag
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Marine amputee runs Boston Marathon with American flag

But today, women have their own starting line and are regular participants in a race that once kept them locked out. Switzer went on to be the women's victor of the 1974 New York City Marathon and provide TV ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump's 1st Easter Egg Roll Gets Underway

Families from around the country attended Monday's event to enjoy traditional activities. The Easter Egg roll dates all the way back to 1878 when President Rutherford Hayes was in the White House. "I want t...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Two arrested over 'imminent and violent' attack in France

French authorities have detained two men on suspicion of plotting an imminent attack. Extremism concerns shook France's presidential campaign Tuesday as authorities announced arrests in what they said was a t...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Pa. cops hit Cleveland Facebook killer's fleeing vehicle to stop him

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said the Easter Sunday killing has received the attention it deserves because Godwin's was an innocent life taken for no reason. In interviews before Stephens' death, Godwin's rel...More..

White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn; 3 arrested
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

White nationalist Spencer speaks at Auburn; 3 arrested

Local protesters and students are hosting events created to blanket the campus's public space with peaceful concerts and coffee parties, while off-campus groups including neo-Nazis and anti-fascists have said t...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Three dead as man goes on killing spree in California town

This undated photo provided by the Fresno Police Department shows Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, who was arrested shortly after a shooting rampage outside a Catholic Charities building, in Fresno, Calif , on Tuesday, ...More..