This is how it starts: GOP congressman vows to vote for Hillary

And the newspaper reports that "a majority of Trump backers said they see their decision as a vote against Clinton" as opposed to a vote for Trump . "To vote Republican out of party loyalty alone would be to endorse a candidacy that I believe ha... More..

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by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

2 wildfires in Northern California expand

Roughly 350 residents have been evacuated in areas including the Palo Colorado community, Old Coast Road and Tassajara Road. A bulldozer operator who was fighting the fire on the front lines was killed last wee...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Green Party files petitions for Stein, other Pa. candidates

Turner's supporters have pushed for her selection as Stein's running mate, posting on Twitter as #RunNinaRun. In past years, members of the state Green party regularly met that signature requirement and w...More..

Chinese Court Jails Human Rights Advocate Zhou Shifeng for Attempted Subversion
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Chinese Court Jails Human Rights Advocate Zhou Shifeng for Attempted Subversion

The sentence handed down to Zhou Shifeng results from his actions related to his role as director of Beijing's Fengrui Law Firm that took on sensitive cases and represented people who dared challenge the pa...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Jewish veterans group slams Trump over attacks on Muslim war hero's family

Criticizing Trump for his intolerance and ignorance, Khizr held up a pocket copy of the U.S. Constitution and discussed equal rights and liberty while accusing Trump of having "sacrificed nothing and no o...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Reshuffled Indiana governor's race starts anew post-Pence

Indeed, it's a big development in the state's biggest contest. "We've got work to do and a short time to get there", Holcomb said at a news conference after the vote. The candidates didn't share the stage, bu...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Tax-free weekend offers back-to-school deals starting Friday

Please take advantage of the sales tax holiday and help support the local economy. "When people simply go to a store and pick up items that catch their eye, they may realize when they get home that they should ...More..

Big Sur wildfire was started by 'unattended camp fire'
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Big Sur wildfire was started by 'unattended camp fire'

There have been no injuries and no structures are immediately threatened by the fire in the Poodle Mountain area, about 100 miles north of Reno. They were aided by air tankers and helicopters. It's not expect...More..

This job interview question was just banned in MA
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

This job interview question was just banned in MA

Congress. At the federal level, Republicans have blocked the Paycheck Fairness Act , a law meant to build on the Equal Pay Act of 1963. For job-hunters in the rest of the country, though, it's still fair...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

UN chief "deeply troubled" by North Korea

The United States and Japan called for the urgent talks after North Korea fired two intermediate-range missiles simultaneously with one appearing to explode on take-off, according to the USA military. Last mo...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Chance for rain returns today

Conditions moderate somewhat after today with a 10 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 5am tonight with a low around 71. Expect highs in the mid- to upper 80s and light winds. Tomorrow: A 50...More..

by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

5 killed when bus plows into pole on California highway

The pole split the white bus down the middle, tearing through it as it kept moving forward, authorities said. The bus originated in Mexico and had stopped in Los Angeles before heading north toward Pasco, Was...More..

by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Voters begin casting ballots in Missouri primary

Gov. Peter Kinder. Democrat Chris Koster and Republican Eric Greitens will face off on the November ballot after they both won their parties' primaries Tuesday night. Bush, martial arts expert, author of thre...More..

President Obama commutes sentences of 3 NJ prisoners
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

President Obama commutes sentences of 3 NJ prisoners

Commutation Grant: Prison sentence commuted to expire on September 2, 2016. He asked the Department of Justice to prioritize petitions for commutations from people serving longer sentences than they would be ...More..

Muslim women respond to Trump with #CanYouHearUsNow
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Muslim women respond to Trump with #CanYouHearUsNow

Responding to comments from President Barack Obama that Trump isn't qualified to be president, Christie said Obama has disqualified himself from giving comments like that because he said Hillary Clinton is th...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Shares in troubled Italian bank rise on rescue deal

The results of recent stress tests of Europe's biggest banks should have reassured investors that the sector can withstand another crisis. Instead, the EBA has left it up to investors and regulators to inte...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Joe Biden Rallies DNC: 'Trump Has No Clue, Period'

Biden said country should really think about Trump before going to polls in November. Kaine's fluency in Spanish is clearly a major selling point among Hispanics, while Biden's heartfelt observation that Trump...More..

Star Trek Beyond soars to top of North American box office
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Star Trek Beyond soars to top of North American box office

The amounts are said to be not comparable due to the fact that the sci-fi film was released on Thursday after making $2 million from 8 p.m. screenings at 336 IMAX sites on Wednesday night. I predict that next w...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Trump offered fear, anger but no solutions: Clinton

Ted Cruz, he said Friday. Yet he said he could never endorse the billionaire businessman after Trump attacked his wife and suggested Cruz's father was involved in the assassination of President John F. "I think...More..

Clinton raises $63 million for campaign
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Clinton raises $63 million for campaign

The controversial Republican nominee has in the past few days faced a barrage of criticism following his comments about the Gold Star parents of a Pakistani-American Muslim soldier killed in Iraq. "I've been he...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Trump on military service: 'I've regretted not serving in many ways'

He said his differences with Trump aren't like those with his opponents Mitt Romney or John McCain - with whom he had philosophical disagreements on things like tax rates and foreign policy. The attacks launc...More..

by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Balloon Company Had Accident In 2014

Robert Sumwalt, board member with the National Transportation Safety Board, answers questions during a press conference near the site of Saturday's hot air balloon crash near Maxwell, Texas , Sunday, July 31,...More..

Burglary Suspect Dead After Being Tied to a Tree
by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Burglary Suspect Dead After Being Tied to a Tree

Johnson then used clothesline and electrical wire to tie Gully to a tree and covered the man's mouth with tape, according to WALA . He managed to tie the man's hands, duck-tape his mouth, and then tie him to a...More..

Clinton and Kaine to visit Johnstown
by | Monday, August 01, 2016

Clinton and Kaine to visit Johnstown

She touched on it again Friday, saying: "He doesn't make a thing in America except bankruptcies", referring to Trump's several bankruptcy filings. It would focus on infrastructure, technology, clean energy and ...More..

by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Are the country's political parties splintering?

The matter involves leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee that indicated party officials were biased against the Vermont senator. But Melissa Pancurak tells The Associated Press that those step...More..

by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

North Carolina 'discriminatory' voter ID law overturned

The ruling also notes that North Carolina Republicans, who scrapped early-voting opportunities for reasons even they couldn't explain, specifically sought data on racial breakdowns in early voting, then elim...More..

Hillary Clinton watch party scheduled for valley supporters
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton watch party scheduled for valley supporters

That's according to Aaron Kall, director of debate at the University of MI. "What it fundamentally says", Warren explained, "is no matter how smart you are, no matter how hard you try, no matter how much you ...More..

Clinton using convention to send message to wary GOP voters
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Clinton using convention to send message to wary GOP voters

The Republicans convened last week in a country under siege, imperiled by terrorists, illegal immigrants , criminals and most ominously by Hillary Clinton. Clinton and Democrats, he says, have "not done anyt...More..

Democratic Party says sorry to Sanders for 'inexcusable' emails
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Democratic Party says sorry to Sanders for 'inexcusable' emails

Some emails suggested using Sanders' religious beliefs against him. Earlier Sunday, it was reported that Wasserman Schultz no longer had a speaking role and would not preside over the Democratic convention in...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Obama Boosts Clinton; Kaine Mocks Trump

If past is prologue, here's a look back at her previous DNC speeches - and what they could tell us about what she might say tonight. Clinton briefly joined Obama on stage at the conclusion of the speech, wh...More..

Hillary Clinton to deliver her acceptance speech tomorrow
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Hillary Clinton to deliver her acceptance speech tomorrow

Former president and husband of Hillary , Bill Clinton , spoke at the convention to endorse his wife, giving a warma and personal address about their lives together. " She knows that safeguarding freedom...More..

Oil prices edge away from three-month lows, but mood remains bearish
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Oil prices edge away from three-month lows, but mood remains bearish

The Fed is widely expected to leave interest rates unchanged, however, investors will be looking for any info as to the timing of the next Fed rate hike. Brent North Sea oil for delivery in September rose 15 ce...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Trump Presents 'Partner' Pence To Nation

When presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump was "pro-choice in every respect", Indiana Gov. Mike Pence compared abortion to the tragedy of the September 11 terrorist attacks. Trump revealed his decision to...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Obama praises Hillary as most qualified ever to run for president

During President Obama's speech at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night, he laid out a passionate case for Hillary Clinton, saying, "There has never been anybody - not me, not Bill, nobody bette...More..

by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Zika Easier to Pass — CDC

The disease, which the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says can cause the devastating birth defect microcephaly, has infected almost 100,000 Colombians and caused 21 cases of microcephaly. It'...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Trump promises 'safety' to fearful Americans

Donald Trump has pledged to halt immigration from countries "compromised by terrorism" as he accepted the Republican presidential nomination. "Anybody who decides to not join the team and support Donald Trump...More..

DNC Chairwoman won't speak at democrat convention after email leak
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

DNC Chairwoman won't speak at democrat convention after email leak

The resignation of DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz over the release of emails showing that staff favored Hillary Clinton over Bernie Sanders overshadowed other news at the beginning of the Democratic Natio...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Pence returns home to IN after 'pretty overwhelming' trip

In tapping Indiana Gov. Mike Pence as his running mate, Donald J. Trump has come up with the ultimate balanced ticket. The 150 people in attendance at the Manhattan Hilton finally got to see Pence after half an...More..

Trump leads Clinton in new national poll
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Trump leads Clinton in new national poll

During these remarks, Clinton - who was greeted with a polite, but perhaps tepid, response from the crowd - did not specifically mention her Republican opponent Donald Trump, but also didn't shy away from takin...More..

Activists angry over decision to drop charges
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Activists angry over decision to drop charges

The decision by prosecutors comes after a judge had already acquitted three of the six officers charged in the case, including the van driver who the state considered the most responsible and another officer wh...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Clinton becomes first female presidential nominee of major USA political party

But on Tuesday night, as millions of voters watched and with the political stakes as high as they've ever been, Bill Clinton tried to make sense of it all and make the case for his wife, the newly minted Democr...More..

by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Pence heads to Wisconsin to woo wary Republicans

Pence was set to campaign in the heart of conservative Wisconsin, a three-county region considered the epicenter of the state's never-Trump movement, which Trump lost to rival Ted Cruz by a whopping 40 points. ...More..

Clinton says she has no nickname for Trump
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Clinton says she has no nickname for Trump

Clinton said during a campaign event Saturday in Miami. She chose him, she said because above all else, she felt he was ready to be president. Jay Parmley of Columbia, chairman of the Richland County Democrat...More..

Who Actually Had Sex on Last Night's 'Bachelorette' Fantasy Suite Episode?
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Who Actually Had Sex on Last Night's 'Bachelorette' Fantasy Suite Episode?

It is said that she is forced to reject one and accept the other. He revealed that he felt like he was having anxiety attacks for a few weeks after that. Chase comes back to apologize to JoJo and mend any ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Luke Pell Vs. Chase McNary: Who Should Be the Next 'Bachelor'?

Based on the preview clip for the exciting episode, fans can expect tears, fights, and more when Johnson and the rest of the eliminated suitors return. When he's harping on "why did you accept the fantasy sui...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Black Lives Matter chapter starting up in Savannah

Mckesson also had a message for those who believe that the "black lives matter" slogan should be replaced with "all lives matter". They say black lives matter, but they also insisted that all lives matter an...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Kalamazoo cop dances to Tupac at Black Lives Matter walk

During the standoff with police negotiators Thursday, the shooter invoked the slogan, saying he was "upset about black lives matter", according to Dallas Police Chief David Brown. "We just vote for anybody who ...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Volleyball body wants names of 10 Russians mentioned in WADA report

Amid widespread agonising within the International Olympic Committee over how to handle its biggest doping scandal, the final verdict could come less than 10 days from the Rio opening ceremony on August 5. Afte...More..

by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

4 things added to the Democratic platform because of Bernie Sanders

The former U.S. secretary of state and first lady put an electrifying cap on the Democratic convention's second night, speaking by satellite video and offering this message to any little girls who might have ...More..

Bill Clinton's DNC appearances throughout the decades
by | Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Bill Clinton's DNC appearances throughout the decades

On the first night of the DNC, many Sanders delegates booed and jeered at speakers who mentioned Clinton's name, causing a raucous scene on a night Democrats wanted to portray a unified front. He urged his loya...More..