Women for Trump Cabinet: Haley picked for UN, DeVos for Ed

During the primary, Haley supported Marco Rubio and was at one point rumored to be a potential Vice Presidential pick. "The people of SC are embarrassed by Nikki Haley!" After meeting with the president-elect at Trump Tower last week, Haley said ... More..

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San Jose jail inmates on lam after rappelling from 2nd story window
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

San Jose jail inmates on lam after rappelling from 2nd story window

Two inmates were immediately stopped just outside the jail, but Chavez and Campbell are at-large, according to the sheriff's office. A massive manhunt is on for two California fugitives who cut jail bars and ...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Israel proposes 500 new settlement homes near Jerusalem

Palestinians have said more settlements will stymie the peace process - AFP picJERUSALEM, Nov 23 - Jerusalem's municipality has proposed building 500 more housing units in an area of the city annexed by Isr...More..

Amid strains, Trump says only he knows finalists for Cabinet
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Amid strains, Trump says only he knows finalists for Cabinet

Rooms set aside for Trump staffers at the Pentagon, for example, remained vacant Wednesday, an indication that Trump's team had yet to begin the complicated process of getting up to speed on the details of taki...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Young's late 3-pointer pushes Lakers past Thunder, 111-109

But then up stepped Young, aka Swaggy P, to make his fourth, and most telling, triple of the game, and the Lakers had the win that had looked theirs for most of this game. "No (there is no surgery needed), not ...More..

by | Friday, November 25, 2016

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade is Ready to Go

One prominent person who was not in NY was President-elect Donald Trump, who was spending the holiday at his home in Palm Beach, Florida. In July a French-Tunisian man ploughed into revelers celebrating France...More..

No hallucinogens found in system of face-biting suspect
by | Friday, November 25, 2016

No hallucinogens found in system of face-biting suspect

Harrouff has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges. Harrouff was arrested for the crime when police found him on top of John Stevens chewing on his face. "The judicial process will bear ...More..

Judge apologizes for suggesting 'cop killer' be lynched
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Judge apologizes for suggesting 'cop killer' be lynched

The post is no longer on County Judge James Oakley's Facebook page, but a screenshot shows that the comment was posted from his personal Facebook account. "Do the members and employees of PEC agree with Mr. O...More..

Twitter accidentally suspends CEO Jack Dorsey's account
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Twitter accidentally suspends CEO Jack Dorsey's account

Understandably, reaction has been mixed from the wider Twitter community coming to their own conclusions as to what happened including it being a hack orchestrated by Russian Federation or a hacker group. The c...More..

Donald Trump 'Seriously Considering' Ben Carson for HUD Cabinet Position
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

Donald Trump 'Seriously Considering' Ben Carson for HUD Cabinet Position

After leaving the GOP presidential contest in March, Carson founded My Faith Votes , an organization to drive Christian turnout at the polls. I've gotten to know him well-he's a greatly talented person who l...More..

The first woman in Donald Trump's top team
by | Thursday, November 24, 2016

The first woman in Donald Trump's top team

Afterward, she said they'd had a "very nice" conversation. Trump said Tuesday in the New York Times interview that his son-in-law Jared Kushner, who is Jewish, could help bring Middle East peace . The cur...More..

San Antonio police officer fatally shot while writing ticket
by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

San Antonio police officer fatally shot while writing ticket

Police said the search for a male suspect was still underway early Monday and that no arrest had been made. San Antonio Police Chief William McManus was pleased to announce they had arrested the man they be...More..

Southerners wearing masks as smoke streams from mountains
by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Southerners wearing masks as smoke streams from mountains

More than 20 wildfires continue to burn across the Appalachian Mountains as dry conditions and wind make the job even more hard for firefighters. Smoke from the Party Rock fire near Lake Lure spreads as emerg...More..

Obama meets European leaders to discuss challenges
by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Obama meets European leaders to discuss challenges

Greece , he added, gave humanity "the most precious of gifts - the truth, the understanding that as individuals of free will, we have the right and the capacity to govern ourselves". He said he wanted Obama's ...More..

by | Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Trump battles back against charges of transition tumult

A Republican operative familiar with the transition team's activities acknowledged that the Christie ouster - the subsequent edict from Pence that lobbyists be purged - caused turmoil within the transition, a...More..

Minnesota officer to appear in court in fatal shooting
by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Minnesota officer to appear in court in fatal shooting

Glenda Hatchett, an attorney for Castile's family, told the news station that she spoke to his mother and her family Wednesday afternoon hours after the charges of second-degree manslaughter and risky discharge...More..

Minnesota officer to appear in court in fatal shooting
by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Minnesota officer to appear in court in fatal shooting

Glenda Hatchett, an attorney for Castile's family, told the news station that she spoke to his mother and her family Wednesday afternoon hours after the charges of second-degree manslaughter and risky discharge...More..

Kansas City-area officer, suspect wounded in shooting
by | Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Kansas City-area officer, suspect wounded in shooting

Police described the suspect only as a white male in his late teens. "It was not a traffic stop". It was at least the fourth shooting of an officer across the United States on Sunday. Police say a suspect h...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Bernie Sanders: 'Maybe I Would've Been Elected President'

Also promoted to Senate leadership (and also standing there next to Schumer, in the lower left of the screen) is Washington State Senator Patty Murray, who was just named to the third-ranking position in Sena...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Republicans maintain control of Senate, House

This does not include Nebraska, which has a nonpartisan legislature. Republicans appeared to win 32 seats in the Senate where 32 votes control legislation. Republicans successfully defended their narrow ma...More..

House GOP Nominates Ryan For Speaker
by | Monday, November 21, 2016

House GOP Nominates Ryan For Speaker

Rep. John Culberson, R-Texas, who co-authored one of the plans to restore earmarks, said he was "confident we can develop a method to handle directed congressional spending in a way that gives constituents co...More..

Saturday's Winning Powerball Numbers for $320 Million Jackpot
by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Saturday's Winning Powerball Numbers for $320 Million Jackpot

The next Powerball drawing is scheduled for 11 p.m. ET on Wednesday. Lawson's winnings hold the record for largest Lottery prize ever won in MI. On Aug. For every $1 worth of Powerball sales, half goes to prize...More..

by | Monday, November 21, 2016

Three million immigrants must go, says Trump

Gabriel is one of millions of undocumented immigrants anxious about possible deportation. "We will stop illegal immigration". "After everything gets normalized, we are going to make a determination on the peo...More..

Nancy Pelosi will be challenged in coming election
by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Nancy Pelosi will be challenged in coming election

The Ohio Democrat also said he will only serve as House minority leader if the party caucus supports him with a minimum of a two-thirds vote during the secret ballot election on November 30. Crowley is well kno...More..

Oregon upsets No. 11 Utah 30-28 on late Carrington TD catch
by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Oregon upsets No. 11 Utah 30-28 on late Carrington TD catch

But a pair of ensuing plays made all the difference. Herbert led the Ducks (4-7, 2-6 Pac-12), who have struggled all season and suffered several lopsided losses, on a 10-play, 75-yard drive in just over two m...More..

Clapper, Carter Want Rogers Out at NSA
by | Sunday, November 20, 2016

Clapper, Carter Want Rogers Out at NSA

Carter's concerns about the NSA chief dealt with lax security against insider threats at the agency, according to the Post . House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes has asked Defense Secretary As...More..

M students push for 'sanctuary' campus for those facing deportation
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

M students push for 'sanctuary' campus for those facing deportation

Ramon Valdez, one of the walkout organizers said, "We believe it's the first step before Donald Trump even takes executive office". Limited financial assistance, primarily stipends, also are available to undocu...More..

Eddie Redmayne Addresses Past Taylor Swift Romance Rumors!
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Eddie Redmayne Addresses Past Taylor Swift Romance Rumors!

Redmayne starred in the 2012 movie adaptation of Les Miserables , for which Swift tried out. We'd LOVE to see that - maybe she can bring Eddie out on stage with her next time she's on tour and they can do ...More..

1 killed, 6 injured in shooting at child's birthday party in Tennessee
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

1 killed, 6 injured in shooting at child's birthday party in Tennessee

The Dyersburg Emergency Operation Center received a call of shots fired around 6:20 pm at 160 Longfellow Avenue. Police say no motive is known at this time as they are now seeking one person of interest. He s...More..

16-month-old survives attempted hanging at day care
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

16-month-old survives attempted hanging at day care

The same van was also seen hitting a bicyclist, but Arneson said the injuries to that victim were not immediately known. The chase ended near Park Avenue above I-94, where the woman was threatening to jump ...More..

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Vandalizing Trump's Walk Of Fame Star
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Man Pleads Not Guilty To Vandalizing Trump's Walk Of Fame Star

Otis could face up to three years in jail if convicted as charged, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. The case remains under investigation by the Los Angeles Police Department...More..

Should We Keep The Electoral College?
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Should We Keep The Electoral College?

Still, it's time to discard this awkward system. Once all votes are counted, Secretary Clinton will have won the popular vote by possibly two million votes. But all of the participating states are sol...More..

Video shows Arizona cop punch woman, officer put on leave
by | Saturday, November 19, 2016

Video shows Arizona cop punch woman, officer put on leave

Treadway explained that the Coconino County Sheriff's Office was serving an eviction and contacted the Flagstaff Police Department. Jimmy Sedillo told the Arizona Republic that he and Morris, who is his g...More..

Minnesota officer charged with manslaughter in death of black motorist Philando Castile
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Minnesota officer charged with manslaughter in death of black motorist Philando Castile

Almost four and a half months later, in a significant step toward accountability, prosecutors have charged the police officer, Jeronimo Yanez, of second-degree manslaughter and determined that the use of deadly...More..

Trump to compromise on Obamacare
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Trump to compromise on Obamacare

Trump also said he was not opposed to requiring insurers to allow children to remain on their parents' insurance policies until the age of 26, a key Obamacare tenet. "We're going to do it simultaneously - it'll...More..

S. Korea prosecutors likely to question president
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

S. Korea prosecutors likely to question president

Many protesters said Park, whose public support has dropped to the lowest point ever for a democratically elected South Korean leader at five per cent, was unfit to rule. Prosecutors raided the workplace of Sam...More..

Grandma accidentally invites stranger to Thanksgiving dinner - and it gets better
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Grandma accidentally invites stranger to Thanksgiving dinner - and it gets better

When KPHO asked Dench about it, she said she thought the request was unusual but chose to send a selfie. Dench, a complete stranger, said she would still save a plate for him because "that's what grandmas do"...More..

Charlie Sheen's ex hospitalized after running away with their kids
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Charlie Sheen's ex hospitalized after running away with their kids

The statement continued, "The children are safe and will be released to family". According to TMZ , Brooke Mueller wandered into a Utah bar with twins, Bob and Max , and bolted after someone called th...More..

Detectives investigating SUV linked to Google employee's murder
by | Friday, November 18, 2016

Detectives investigating SUV linked to Google employee's murder

Marcotte had gone out for a jog and was reported missing when she did not return. People in Princeton are still in shock, as it was almost four months ago that a Vanessa Marcotte's brutally beaten body was fo...More..

Wisconsin vs. Creighton: 3 things we learned from the Badgers' loss
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Wisconsin vs. Creighton: 3 things we learned from the Badgers' loss

Wisconsin was led by Bronson Koenig with 21. "You could argue it may be the best win we have had since I have been here", said Creighton coach Greg McDermott. A layup by 7-foot freshman Justin Patton and a...More..

Master's Table Schedules Thanksgiving, Community Dinners
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Master's Table Schedules Thanksgiving, Community Dinners

The Thanksgiving Feast will be served from noon until 1 p.m.at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center located at 210 Lodge Road in Hiawatha. Please note that the Last Saturday Lunch will NOT be given t...More..

What Trump might really do with health care
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

What Trump might really do with health care

In his first interview with the Wall Street Journal since the election, Trump said that he will review the portions of the 2010 law that Obama stressed he'd like to keep in place. But if they don't and mill...More..

'Deadliest Catch' star injured in assault
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

'Deadliest Catch' star injured in assault

The man and his girlfriend agreed to give him a ride home and they drove him into Everett. "The victim said that after making a stop, the male sat behind him and started to assault him as they drove", police ...More..

Chicago Dyes River 'Cubs Blue' in Honor of World Champions
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Chicago Dyes River 'Cubs Blue' in Honor of World Champions

The Mexico-born Anita Villabos, who died almost 15 years ago, was a passionate fan who taught her family to stay until the end of every game no matter the score, be devoted to her Cubs and never give up hope of...More..

Haley takes bigger leadership role in GOP governors' group
by | Thursday, November 17, 2016

Haley takes bigger leadership role in GOP governors' group

Nikki Haley is being considered for secretary of state and at least one other position, Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster said Wednesday. "If you talk to any of the governors here, we are so excited at the possibility ...More..

Iraqi forces preparing advance on south Mosul
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Iraqi forces preparing advance on south Mosul

Relatives complained that they were unable to find out where the men were being held and had been able to contact them in detention. Iraqi forces too had regrouped after meeting stronger than expected resista...More..

Charges filed against man suspected of killing deputy
by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Charges filed against man suspected of killing deputy

The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department says Deputy Dennis Wallace was shot and killed Sunday outside the city of Hughson while checking on a suspicious vehicle. The woman fought Machado and called police. H...More..

by | Wednesday, November 16, 2016

SANDERS: Trump tapped into 'a simple truth' about Americans

Republicans are expected to control the Senate next year 52-48, including a Louisiana runoff in December the GOP is expected to win. "You can not be a party which, on one hand, says we're in favor of working ...More..

by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Peoria crew will help fight wildland fire in North Carolina

Earlier this week, evacuations were ordered in Lake Lure in Rutherford County along with mandatory evacuations in parts of Graham, Swain, Clay and Macon counties. Officials said that more than a dozen wildfir...More..

Trump Hails Israeli Entity as
by | Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Trump Hails Israeli Entity as "Beacon of Hope"

Israel-U.S.relations were often tense between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. An Israeli minister has called for further settlement building after the US presidential election vi...More..