Michigan to begin recount; legal fight moves to Pennsylvania

Six Wisconsin counties have completed recounting ballots in the presidential race and the margin between victor Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has not changed. Meanwhile, Michigan's appeals court will hear arguments Tuesday on Trump's request t... More..

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by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Trump's Defense Pick Challenges Rules Regarding Civilian Control Of The Military

In 2005, he raised eyebrows when he told a San Diego forum that it was "fun to shoot some people". "We are going to appoint "Mad Dog" Mattis as our secretary of defense ", Trump said at his rally. "But G...More..

USF's Taggart reportedly to be next Oregon football coach
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

USF's Taggart reportedly to be next Oregon football coach

Harbaugh had recruited Taggart, a quarterback, to play at Western Kentucky under father Jack Harbaugh from 1995-98. The advanced stat S&P+ also sees a top-10 unit, so it's not just a matter of the Bulls playing...More..

Secretary of Homeland Security
by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Secretary of Homeland Security

Retired General james Mattis is Trump's pick to become the Secretary of Defense, and Retired Lt. The impending appointment was widely reported in the United States media but not confirmed by Trump's trans...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Trump adviser's family donated to Israeli settlement groups

Jared Kushner serves on the organization's board. In a Peace Now report , 96.85 percent of Beit El's land is Palestinian property. As for Kushner, he has a background in real estate and publishing . During...More..

State lawmakers use Inauguration Day to build 'firewall' against Trump
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

State lawmakers use Inauguration Day to build 'firewall' against Trump

For all of the handwringing among Democrats, it should be noted that when they controlled both houses of Congress and the presidency and exercised that power on other issues, such as enacting Obamacare, they di...More..

15-Year-Old Charged with Beheading His Classmate in Gruesome Murder
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

15-Year-Old Charged with Beheading His Classmate in Gruesome Murder

Borges allegedly beheaded fellow Boston high school student Lee Paulino , 16. "A witness told investigators that Mathew told him he did something bad", a police report states, according to The Washington ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Three California mosques receive hateful letters mentioning Trump

Five California mosques received threatening letters this month that appear to be written by the same person, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said at a news conference Monday in Los Angeles . The letter ha...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Obama will meet with special ops forces, talk strategy

Rhodes says that approach centers on local troops "securing these places for themselves" while the United States provides intelligence and training to complement a USA -led coalition air campaign. Obama signed ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Gov. Christie and his wife earned slightly less in 2015

Even though she quit her job at Angelo Gordon last year as Christie pursued the Republican Party nomination - and earlier this year made a decision to retire - the couple reported total income of $913,420. The ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

Dallas lawyer who died was found unresponsive in his auto

The family paid tribute to the teen, and in a Facebook post Loncar explained she had struggled with depression for years before taking her own life. "We told each other we loved each other ..." It also said the...More..

New Jersey state trooper dies of injuries after crash
by | Wednesday, December 07, 2016

New Jersey state trooper dies of injuries after crash

A New Jersey state trooper and another driver were killed in a head-on collision Monday night, authorities said. The Corolla driver, who has not yet been identified, was pronounced dead at the scene. Williams...More..

by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Green Party sues for Pennsylvania vote recount

What the Stein campaign is hoping is that the recount will show that Hillary Clinton actually won Wisconsin and that those 10 electoral votes in Wisconsin would go to the Clinton camp. "Petitioners are regula...More..

Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania
by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Focus of recount effort shifts to Michigan, Pennsylvania

Republican Donald Trump narrowly defeated Democrat Hillary Clinton in all three states. Stein, who received about 1 percent of the vote in all three states, says her intent is to verify the accuracy of the ...More..

Obama: Health care act is law, US can't go backward
by | Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Obama: Health care act is law, US can't go backward

Long-time Republican efforts to transform Medicaid , the health insurance program for the poor, from an open-ended partnership between the federal and state governments into a limited, and ever-shrinking feder...More..

Arrest brings relief to Texas police force
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Arrest brings relief to Texas police force

He returned to his patrol auto to write a ticket. Officers found McKane through the use of videos and information turned up by the investigation, the chief said . Family members are asking for privacy to mou...More..

Jury pool of 67 chosen for Dylann Roof trial
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Jury pool of 67 chosen for Dylann Roof trial

That would give Roof control over what evidence is submitted on his behalf when the time comes for the defense to try and sway jurors to give him life in prison. Dylann Roof wants his lawyers back. "Defendant...More..

Listen to the Kanye West 911 call
by | Monday, December 05, 2016

Listen to the Kanye West 911 call

His release comes after the " Famous " singer sought treatment for more than a week after being hospitalized for extreme exhaustion. According to a source quoted by the news site, Kim is really stressed out...More..

House pushes ahead with $611 billion defense policy bill
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

House pushes ahead with $611 billion defense policy bill

Rep. Mac Thornberry (R., Texas) and Sen. The Republican said the bill also prevents any increase to out-of-pocket healthcare costs for current force or retirees. Democrats argued the provision would have ro...More..

Possible tornado kills 3 in Alabama as storms cross South
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Possible tornado kills 3 in Alabama as storms cross South

Forecasters confirm at least five tornadoes hit Alabama , three in southern Tennessee , one in Louisiana and at least four in Mississippi . In Scott, Mississippi , a 250- to 300-yard swath of damage was...More..

Howard Dean takes himself out of DNC chairman race
by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Howard Dean takes himself out of DNC chairman race

Dean told the session the position is a full-time job and that he prefers to spend more time with his grandchildren. "I defended the organizer of the march in writing, but I glossed over the hurtful and divisiv...More..

by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Will Indiana's Medicaid template go national?

Joining them was Seema Verma, a consultant steeped in the issue from working with Eskenazi Hospital, which oversees care for the capital city's poor. Richard Murdock, executive director of the Michigan Associat...More..

by | Friday, December 02, 2016

3 killed in Alabama, 2 in Tennessee after severe storms pass through

Forecasters confirmed at least five tornadoes hit Alabama , three in southern Tennessee , one in Louisiana and at least four in Mississippi. New Orleans was among the cities under a tornado watch Wednesday. A...More..

Beaver causes damage at Md. dollar store while 'shopping' in Christmas section
by | Friday, December 02, 2016

Beaver causes damage at Md. dollar store while 'shopping' in Christmas section

Mary's County Sheriff's Office and Animal Control were called to the store. St. Mary's Sheriff's Office said. The beaver remains in the care of an animal rehabilitator and will be released back into the wild ...More..

Reckoning for Pelosi as House Democrats vote for leader
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Reckoning for Pelosi as House Democrats vote for leader

The election was originally expected to take place November 17, but Pelosi was forced to move the date to November 30 because of pushback from some members of her caucus who wanted more time to process the part...More..

Firearms instructor on stand in Slager trial
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Firearms instructor on stand in Slager trial

The defense rested its case Tuesday after Slager, 36, testified he felt "total fear" when Scott, 50, got control of his Taser and pointed it at him. Eventually, a witness' cell phone video captured Slager shoot...More..

by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Rain forecast gives South Carolina firefighters hope

The heavy cloud cover and precipitation also ruled out an overnight infrared flight, which officials believe would reveal a successful burn-out of a large interior portion of the fire Monday afternoon. "That ra...More..

Feds give states more time to bolster struggling public schools
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

Feds give states more time to bolster struggling public schools

MI is one of only five states to see a decline in reading scores since 2003 and many charter advocates, both inside and outside the state, believe more oversight is needed. But they also acknowledged having l...More..

South Korean leader plans announcement amid impeachment push
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

South Korean leader plans announcement amid impeachment push

Choi has been indicted on a string of charges including abuse of authority and attempted fraud. Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans rallied on Saturday for the fifth weekend in a row calling for Park's r...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Dakota Access pipeline protesters told to leave by Dec. 5

Jack Dalrymple on Monday ordered a mandatory evacuation of protesters seeking to block construction of the Dakota Access pipeline , but both the state and the U.S. USACE officials said their decision was aimed...More..

Apple's spaceship campus looks like it's ready to land
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Apple's spaceship campus looks like it's ready to land

The main circular building is almost 2km in circumference and will house 13,000 Apple employees. As Curbed notes , Roberts "showed up just after the weekend rains that left the. 9 to 5 Mac reported on Apple'...More..

Workers at O'Hare airport expected to strike over wages
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Workers at O'Hare airport expected to strike over wages

The "Fight for 15" campaign began exactly four years ago in November 2012, when fast-food workers walked off the job to demand a doubling of the minimum wage, a demand that later spread to other sectors. Presi...More..

California college leaders to Trump: Let our students stay
by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

California college leaders to Trump: Let our students stay

In fact, they represent some of the best our nation has to offer. "Since the advent of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program in 2012, we have seen the critical benefits of this program f...More..

by | Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Trump to nominate Georgia Rep. Tom Price as health secretary

Price's plan would require people who are now in their late 50s to accept the Medicare subsidies, which critics say would fail to keep pace with inflation and force higher out-of-pocket costs like deductibles a...More..

Trump picks first two women for his Cabinet
by | Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Trump picks first two women for his Cabinet

She now leads the advocacy group, American Federation for Children, and sits on the board of the Jeb Bush-led Foundation for Excellence in Education. DeVos is a billionaire Republican donor who has been activ...More..

New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

New Orleans Police say shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured

Police said the 9 people who were wounded in the shooting are expected to make full recoveries from their injuries. Harrison says the man killed was 25-year-old Demontris Toliver of New Orleans . Detective...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Syrian forces take control of 6 rebel-held districts of eastern Aleppo

Syria regime forces on Sunday seized two new rebel-held districts in Aleppo a day after they retook the largest opposition-controlled neighborhood in the second city, a monitor said. Seven-year-old Bana live...More..

ISP arrest suspect in connection to child death investigation in Onley
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

ISP arrest suspect in connection to child death investigation in Onley

A statement on its Facebook page revealed the man was arrested in the early hours of the morning but did not say where. 53 yr old Glen Ramey, of Olney, was arrested on charges of first-degree murder and sexua...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

LeDay has 19 & 9, leads Va Tech past Nebraska 66-53

With the win, A&M advances to the championship game of the Wooden Legacy Tournament Sunday afternoon and will take on the victor of UCLA-Nebraska at the Honda Center in Anaheim, CA with tip-off set for 7:30 p.m...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Power-hungry Trump May Force Romney to Publicly Apologize to Earn Sec

Conway said she would support Trump if he made a decision to pick Romney for the position, but other Republicans criticized her for making her case on television, rather than talking to Trump directly. The pi...More..

Asia shares, currencies react to expected OPEC unravelling
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Asia shares, currencies react to expected OPEC unravelling

The dollar tumbled to 111.65 yen, having nearly hit 114 yen at the end of last week, while higher-yielding currencies also made inroads. KEEPING SCORE: Hong Kong's Hang Seng index advanced 0.9 percent to 22,9...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Deadly Uganda clash blamed on Rwenzururu king's militia

Prior to the raid the Ugandan authorities had also warned the king that only nine of his guards would be allowed to remain at the royal residence - a warning he ignored. "The situation is volatile". The regio...More..

ISIS-linked group blamed for bomb in trashcan near U.S. embassy
by | Monday, November 28, 2016

ISIS-linked group blamed for bomb in trashcan near U.S. embassy

Dela Rosa said the "attempted act of terrorism" could have been a diversionary tactic by the extremists. The find was immediately reported to the police who quickly responded, said PNP-NCR Police Office actin...More..

Suspect Arrested In Ambush Killing Of San Antonio Police Officer
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Suspect Arrested In Ambush Killing Of San Antonio Police Officer

On his way to be booked on the capital murder charge, McKane said he was upset because he had "been through several custody battles". ( CNN ) - A man suspected of killing a San Antonio police detective has of...More..

Suspect Arrested In Ambush Killing Of San Antonio Police Officer
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Suspect Arrested In Ambush Killing Of San Antonio Police Officer

On his way to be booked on the capital murder charge, McKane said he was upset because he had "been through several custody battles". ( CNN ) - A man suspected of killing a San Antonio police detective has of...More..

Suspect Arrested In Ambush Killing Of San Antonio Police Officer
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Suspect Arrested In Ambush Killing Of San Antonio Police Officer

On his way to be booked on the capital murder charge, McKane said he was upset because he had "been through several custody battles". ( CNN ) - A man suspected of killing a San Antonio police detective has of...More..

Suspect in fatal police shooting upset over custody battle
by | Sunday, November 27, 2016

Suspect in fatal police shooting upset over custody battle

The department ordered officers to respond to all calls in pairs for the "foreseeable future", a police spokesman said. A manhunt was underway for most of Monday, before authorities arrested McKane. In a st...More..

Hillary Clinton spotted Thanksgiving shopping in NY
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Hillary Clinton spotted Thanksgiving shopping in NY

Hillary today tweeted a smattering of supportive messages from people who still believe that maybe - just maybe - the person with a 2 million lead in the popular vote might have made a better president than Tru...More..

Fog and chilly temperatures kick off Thanksgiving Day in Sacramento region
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Fog and chilly temperatures kick off Thanksgiving Day in Sacramento region

Sunday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 40. There will be a northwest wind of 5 to 8 miles per hour. At least it will remain dry through Thanksgiving Day for families heading out for hikes or touch fo...More..

Bernie Sanders on
by | Saturday, November 26, 2016

Bernie Sanders on "Identity Politics" and the Working Class

What we need is a woman who has the guts to stand up to Wall Street, to the insurance companies, to the drug companies". "In my opinion, we don't need white people leading the Democratic Party right now", S...More..