Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Fallin said Tuesday that her request is for 18 counties affected by storms that produced three. One of the tornadoes that touched down during storms that barreled through a large swath of the central US destroyed about 20 homes in central Kansas. More..

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Manchester Bombing: Man Arrested in Connection With Attack at Ariana Grande Concert
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Manchester Bombing: Man Arrested in Connection With Attack at Ariana Grande Concert

Two years ago she posted pictures of herself with the pop star on her Instagram page. Stuart Aspinall, 25, went with Martyn, a former victor of Come Dine With Me and a graduate of both the University of Liv...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump budget slashes safety-net programs

And here are some of the big-ticket items'". The President's first major budget proposal , which assumes the Medicaid savings in the Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA) will be passed , would make $ 800 billi...More..

by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Former CIA head to answer questions about Russian meddling

Chaffetz had invited Comey to speak at Wednesday's hearing. Intelligence committee chairman Sen. President Trump's former national security advisor, Michael Flynn , refused Monday to comply with a Senat...More..

Trump blasts Iran during Jerusalem visit
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump blasts Iran during Jerusalem visit

Trump said he won't refer to terrorists as monsters. Palestinian analyst Taha Al-Khateeb told Daily News Egypt that the issue is not one or two states, but rather it is how to make the Palestinian state a ...More..

Biggest health care issue isn't single payer, it's Medi-Cal cuts
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Biggest health care issue isn't single payer, it's Medi-Cal cuts

Democrats proposing the legislation have not said how they will pay for the plan. Sen. Medicare , the federally funded health coverage for seniors, is often held up as a model of what a single-payer system...More..

Experts' tips for choosing the safest sunscreen
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Experts' tips for choosing the safest sunscreen

Rebecca Cannon, of Botwood, had purchased Banana Boat Kids SPF50 to protect her daughter Kyla from the sun despite overcast weather, according to a May 8 Facebook post . There are also a wide variety of organi...More..

Fallen officers honored at ceremonies in Oklahoma City on Friday
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Fallen officers honored at ceremonies in Oklahoma City on Friday

I have been a prosecutor for over 25 years, and in that role I have had the honor of working alongside law enforcement, to help bring safety and security to our fellow Wisconsinites. Attorney General Brad Schim...More..

President's budget to include family leave plan
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

President's budget to include family leave plan

The program is expected to cost about $25 billion a year, and will benefit about 1.3 million people, the White House officials said . Congress will treat the president's request as a starting point to craft ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Rep. Celia Israel, D-Austin, said the House needlessly caved in to threats from Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick , who promised to do what he could to ensure a special session unless a crackdown on transgender-friendly ...More..

Time cover depicts White House being overtaken by Russian Federation
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Time cover depicts White House being overtaken by Russian Federation

News reports have characterized the president as dissatisfied with his communications team's inability to control the tenor of the coverage of recent negative stories. The truth came out from intercepted phon...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

US Treasury slaps sanctions on 8 Venezuela court justices

Those sanctioned will have their assets frozen within U.S. jurisdiction, and United States citizens will be barred from doing business with them, the USA treasury department said on Thursday. The court's consti...More..

LEADING OFF: Adams set to join Braves, Yankees-Rays reset
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

LEADING OFF: Adams set to join Braves, Yankees-Rays reset

Freeman was placed on the disabled list Thursday after suffering a nondisplaced left wrist fracture after being hit by a pitch. The St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday shipped first baseman Matt Adams and cas...More..

Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians
by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians

Trump fired Flynn in February after it became clear that he had falsely characterised the nature of phone conversations with Kislyak in late December - after the November 8 election and just after the Obama a...More..

Intel spat adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Intel spat adds to Israeli concerns about Trump visit

The call, first reported by the Israeli newspaper, Haaretz , lasted about 20 minutes and focused only on the president's visit to Israel next week. McMaster, speaking to reporters Tuesday, declined to confir...More..

by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Donald Trump dismisses Russian Federation collusion claims as a total hoax

Flynn spoke with Kislyak in December, just before and after the Obama administration slapped new sanctions on Russian Federation for its cyber attacks during the presidential campaign. Yates then cited a more r...More..

Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

The president's disclosure put the operative for one of the US' closest allies at risk and jeopardised future operations by sharing the information with Russian Federation. Additionally, the meeting raised al...More..

Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

Crew removed the statue from the ground a little after 3 a.m., reports CNN . " Today we take another step in defining our city not by our past but by our bright future ", Landrieu said in a news release....More..

With pressing Louisiana issues, House debate shows monumental stupidity
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

With pressing Louisiana issues, House debate shows monumental stupidity

After the vote, all black members of the House walked off the floor in protest. The bill's approval comes just weeks after New Orleans made efforts to remove the first of four Confederate monuments across t...More..

Officer shot, suspect barricaded in Orange County home
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Officer shot, suspect barricaded in Orange County home

Police Chief Arnold Amthor was hit in the upper right torso, shoulder area and is expected to be OK. Amthor doubles as town and village police chief. The shooting triggered a massive police response, with off...More..

Local police departments to honor fallen officers for National Police Week
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Local police departments to honor fallen officers for National Police Week

Campus public safety officers know that they may have to make the ultimate sacrifice. The service is taking part at 11025 Voyager Parkway in Colorado Springs. Dave Arpin is an officer and crime prevention speci...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Democrats question obstruction of justice following Comey memo

Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., also argued an independent commission would have the resources necessary to fully investigate the president's actions. Comey is known to be a pretty meticulous keeper of notes, and...More..

Israel to maintain strong military ties with US
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Israel to maintain strong military ties with US

If by " political schizophrenia " Putin means he's managing to drive the USA insane, well ... his diagnosis isn't that far off. Speaking at a joint news conference with the visiting Italian prime minister, Pu...More..

NC senator collapses during race, taken away in ambulance
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

NC senator collapses during race, taken away in ambulance

Roy Cooper, Sens. The senator at first appeared unconscious but was revived and breathing when he was taken away. Tillis was transported to George Washington University Hospital, event spokesperson Jeff Dar...More..

by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Fox News' Guilfoyle up for White House press secretary job

You know how hard that is with your own colleagues? They didn't like him. He said in an interview with NBC News he had already made a decision to sack Mr Comey by the time Deputy Attorney General Rod Rose...More..

Gausman ejected after another hit batter in Red Sox-Orioles
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Gausman ejected after another hit batter in Red Sox-Orioles

I think the guys from the Red Sox spoke up for Adam Jones saying, "Hey fans we need you guys, this is a situation where we need you guys to have a standing ovation and please do that" because, it's not great fo...More..

Illini football players charged with robbery, burglary
by | Thursday, May 18, 2017

Illini football players charged with robbery, burglary

The (Champaign) News-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2qx2BHF ) the players were charged Thursday and were to be arraigned later in the day with residential burglary and aggravated robbery. Both charges are class...More..

Garland friend: Judge happy in job, no interest in FBI job
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Garland friend: Judge happy in job, no interest in FBI job

The Senate Intelligence Committee has requested more information from the White House about the allegations. If Trump refuses, Schumer says Americans will doubt that their president is capable of safeguarding c...More..

US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick: Schumer
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick: Schumer

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said his caucus has not yet made a decision on whether to withhold their votes, but added that the issue is being looked at as a way to ensure there is a thorough investig...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Bermuda Triangle Real?: Small Plane Carrying 4 New Yorkers Disappears Near Bahamas

AP reports that the US Coast Guard issued a statement after air traffic control in Miami lost radar contact with the twin-engine aircraft east of the island of Eleuthera at 2:10pm on Monday. Records show that...More..

Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Former AG Yates tells Senate she warned of Flynn vulnerability

Sally Yates didn't bring a smoking gun to the latest episode of the long-running political melodrama entwining the White House and Russian Federation. Mr Trump hit back by dismissing suggestions that his team c...More..

Man holding human head stabs worker at OR grocery store
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Man holding human head stabs worker at OR grocery store

The man in the grocery store was covered in blood and subdued by other workers, police said. Other workers reportedly held the suspect down until authorities arrived and took him into custody. Investigators d...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

According to UPI.com, in 2001, Spencer graduated "from the University of Virginia". While most folks can plainly see why a monument to the leader of a treasonous army fighting to keep black people enslaved is ...More..

Freed Chibok girls arrive in Abuja
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Freed Chibok girls arrive in Abuja

The girls were released near the town of Banki in Borno state near Cameroon and will be transported to the capital, Abuja . The 82 girls were freed Saturday in exchange for an unspecified number of detained ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Texas Sen. John Cornyn on Shortlist to Replace Comey as FBI Head

It's because he brings a judge's perspective to every post he holds and every decision he makes. John Cornyn, South Carolina Rep. Trey Gowdy , former Michigan Rep. "But these are not normal circumstances ". ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump pays tribute to fallen police officers

While Heitkamp was North Dakota attorney general, the state Peace Officer's Memorial was begun. He spoke also about the sacrifice of officers during the 9/11 terror attacks. Forty-nine flags were placed outside...More..

by | Monday, May 15, 2017

Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

The hysterical actress brought her A-game as the May 13th host, so much so that Sean Spicer might want to consider hiding out in the White House bushes again. If you would like to discuss another topic, look ...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Officer who fatally shot boy, 15, in Texas is fired

Officer Roy Oliver shot high school freshman Jordan Edwards with a rifle as he sat in a auto with his two brothers and two other teenagers while it drove away from a party on Saturday night. Haber would not ...More..

Multiple fatalities in small plane crash in Christian County
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Multiple fatalities in small plane crash in Christian County

Friday. The FAA told two officials on the scene that the wreckage is spread over a wide area. The Christian County Sheriff's Office responded to the call of an apparent crash on Friday afternoon, News Chan...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

The Washington Post reported that Sessions' directive essentially reverses an August 2013 charging and sentencing memo issued by former attorney general Eric H. Harsher sentences for non-violent drug crim...More..

Ryan declines comment on Trump's warning to Comey
by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Ryan declines comment on Trump's warning to Comey

House Speaker Paul Ryan has defended US President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey despite an ongoing investigation of ties between the president's campaign and Russian Federation. "I'...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in 2015 crash that killed 8

Philadelphia prosecutors announced earlier in the week that they couldn't prove Bostian acted with "conscious disregard" when he accelerated the train to 106 miles per hour on a curved stretch of track where th...More..

White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos

Photos of President Trump with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were published by the TASS Russian News Agency online. According to a New York Times story , Comey was asked by Trump during the dinner for h...More..

Trump's trade nominee gets broad Senate support
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Trump's trade nominee gets broad Senate support

A delay in Lighthizer's confirmation had help up the NAFTA negotiation process. McCain and Sasse said Lighthizer has made his skepticism of NAFTA well-known, "which we find to be alarming". Under Reagan, Ligh...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Dead, Including Police Chief And Suspect, After Shooting At Ohio Nursing Home

Kirkersville police Chief Steven Eric Disario, 36 - only recently appointed - was among the dead, his deputies told United States media. The deceased were the Kirkersville police chief, two employees of the nu...More..

Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

In particular, prosecutors said, there is not enough evidence to prove to a jury beyond a reasonable doubt that when Bostian sped into the Frankford Junction curve, he was consciously ignoring the risk of the a...More..

FBI raids GOP consultant over 2013 Virginia governor's race
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

FBI raids GOP consultant over 2013 Virginia governor's race

According to it's website, the Strategic Campaign Group is an Annapolis-based firm that "provides political campaign consulting for Republican candidates". The publication details how Strategic Campaign Group...More..

Aetna leaving Affordable Care Act market in Nebraska
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Aetna leaving Affordable Care Act market in Nebraska

Companies are in the middle of figuring out their prices and coverage plans for next year, and insurance experts expect some holes to develop in those marketplaces. Ultimately, though, insurers with the most co...More..

Pre-existing conditions and the health plan: Who's covered?
by | Thursday, May 11, 2017

Pre-existing conditions and the health plan: Who's covered?

The Republican health care bill was opposed by leading health groups including the American Medical Association, American Hospital Association, Children's Hospital Association, American Nurses Association, AARP...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Feds evacuate workers at Hanford nuclear site

Workers in one building were evacuated, and others in the immediate vicinity were ordered to take cover and turn off ventilation systems as a precaution after minor damage was discovered in the wall of a transp...More..