White House names new Secret Service director

Customs and Border Protection, is Trump's choice to head up Secret Service, according to an official with knowledge of the selection process. U.S. Secret Service agents stand on the tarmac as Air Force One lands in West Palm Beach, Fla., in Februar... More..

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US Congress investigates links between Trump and Russia
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

US Congress investigates links between Trump and Russia

Katko, R-Camillus, said he rejects the idea touted in local radio ads from a Democratic super PAC that the investigation should go straight to a special commission outside of Congress, bypassing the committee...More..

Arkansas Carries Out First Execution Since 2005
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Arkansas Carries Out First Execution Since 2005

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson said he was "surprised and disappointed" by Wednesday's state Supreme Court stay of Johnson's execution. Arkansas had scheduled eight executions over an 11-day period before the...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Father of missing teen says she was brainwashed

The ten Thomas kids even helped her out on a farm down the road from their home with chores. "It was a very traumatic experience for her", Sgt. Behr Tharsing, of the Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office, told r...More..

Cruz: Close House race in Kansas 'a warning sign'
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Cruz: Close House race in Kansas 'a warning sign'

Thompson made the race a lot closer than people would have expected earlier this year, said his campaign manager Chris Pumpelly. Liberal activists are unleashing their fury on the Democratic Party establishme...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Only 1 victim linked to Facebook murder suspect

If you see Stephens, do not approach. A reward of $50,000 was being offered for information regarding Stephens's location, officials said . Officials in the OH city said suspect Steve Stephens , 37, sho...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

North Korea parades military weapons, but no nuke test

Tension had escalated sharply in the region amid concerns that the North may conduct a sixth nuclear test or a ballistic missile test launch around Saturday's birth anniversary of founding father Kim Il Sung th...More..

Devastating new poll: Majority of Americans now say Trump can't keep promises
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Devastating new poll: Majority of Americans now say Trump can't keep promises

The president's latest approval rating was around 40 percent from April 5-9 compared with 42 percent two months ago. The public is also less likely to see him as a "strong and decisive leader", as someone who...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Activists marking Tax Day by demanding Trump release taxes

Trump was the first major-party nominee in four decades to not release his tax returns , saying it was because he was under audit. Ilene Singh said she and her friend, Geraldine Markowitz, took a bus from Ne...More..

by | Sunday, April 09, 2017

Gorsuch heads for confirmation as Senate tears up own rules

Republicans were set to immediately move to hold a vote on changing longstanding Senate rules in order to prohibit filibusters against Supreme Court nominees. The conservative appellate judge from Colorado wi...More..

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down
by | Friday, April 07, 2017

Head of Trump-Russia probe under fire, won't step down

If these are the same materials that committee chair Devin Nunes viewed last week and talked about in a pair of press conferences, then Schiff wondered why staff within the White House with regular access to th...More..

Wet, naked woman tells cops she's a mermaid, has webbed feet
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Wet, naked woman tells cops she's a mermaid, has webbed feet

She told police she had been in the water, according to a statement released later that evening. Mark Hudson told YourCentralValley.com: 'She was wet, she said she had been in the lake, said she needed help a...More..

Severe weather expected in Alabama and Georgia
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Severe weather expected in Alabama and Georgia

The National Weather Service in Tulsa says damaging hails and "locally intense wind gusts" are possible, along with a limited tornado risk. Several factors are coming together to form a mix-mash of severe wea...More..

AG Sessions orders review of consent decrees and other police reforms
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

AG Sessions orders review of consent decrees and other police reforms

Baltimore is one of almost two dozen cities - including Ferguson, Missouri; Cleveland; and Seattle - that were the subject of aggressive efforts by the Obama administration to improve relations between the poli...More..

LA, Paris head to 2024 Olympics event unsure of IOC's goal
by | Monday, April 03, 2017

LA, Paris head to 2024 Olympics event unsure of IOC's goal

Thursday praised bids for the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games from both Los Angeles and Paris and lauded their adherence to Agenda 2020 reforms on sustainability and cost-cutting. It must be a format played...More..

GOP Medicaid bill: Counties see mandate relief
by | Wednesday, March 29, 2017

GOP Medicaid bill: Counties see mandate relief

In an effort to round up votes for the AHCA from Republican congresspeople from New York, Rep. Chris Collins (who represents the Buffalo area) won an amendment that would effectively force New York to stop send...More..

Patrick's Day Parade expects to draw millions
by | Saturday, March 18, 2017

Patrick's Day Parade expects to draw millions

The festivities get started at 11 a.m. The building was lit up green in honour of St. Patrick's Day. Heavily armed officers kept a no-nonsense eye on security around the parade route as a pipe band played...More..

President Trump Gives Himself an A-Plus for Effort So Far
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

President Trump Gives Himself an A-Plus for Effort So Far

Trump continued, if he felt the media was honest, or at least most of the media, he would not use social media to get his message across, but "it is a modern day form of communication , especially when have yo...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

RBI acquires Popeyes for $1.8B

By comparison, McDonald's Corp. had more than 36,800 locations around the world at the end of 2016. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry Tim Hortons menu includes premium coffee h...More..

Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Dies Suddenly in NYC
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Dies Suddenly in NYC

It was the day before his 65th birthday. "The outstanding Russian diplomat died in harness", the statement said . "We offer honest condolences to the family of Vitaly Ivanovich Churkin", the ministry said....More..

by | Monday, February 20, 2017

Draft DHS guidelines seek to aggressively detain immigrants

Asked whether green card residency permit holders would be allowed in, Mr Kelly said: "It's a good assumption and, as far as the visas go. if they're in motion from some distant land to the United States, when ...More..

Mark Zuckerberg just published almost 6000 words about the future of Facebook
by | Sunday, February 19, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg just published almost 6000 words about the future of Facebook

Zuckerberg has faced intensifying criticism over how Facebook wields its power as one of the world's most-visited sites, with a community of more than 1.86 billion people, which is more than half the world...More..

Puzder Out Of Running For Labor Secretary
by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Puzder Out Of Running For Labor Secretary

Puzder had come under fire for employing an undocumented immigrant for several years (for which he just paid back taxes) and faced scrutiny over previous allegations that he abused his former wife. Puzder i...More..

Former Denver Bronco Tim Tebow hosts a Night to Shine
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Former Denver Bronco Tim Tebow hosts a Night to Shine

It's "amazing" to have an event like Night to Shine , she said, and she was impressed by all the decorations around the school. Afterward, refreshments will be available for all the guests, coupled with dancin...More..

by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Trump immigration ruling not until Thursday at the earliest

President Trump lambasted the court case against his travel ban Wednesday, calling it "disgraceful" and suggesting that judges not siding with his executive order are not able to read . those laws apply to ...More..

Tightrope fall, multiple injuries at Circus Sarasota
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Tightrope fall, multiple injuries at Circus Sarasota

Pedro Reis, founder and CEO of Sarasota Circus Arts Conservatory, said the performers who fell lost their balance, and that the rigging did not fail or collapse. "They were approximately, I would say, 20 feet, ...More..

Girl Scouts launch cookie season by offering a sweet prize
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

Girl Scouts launch cookie season by offering a sweet prize

Charlotte, a New Jersey sixth-grader, was dismayed that only two of the boxes she had sold were marked to be donated to USA military troops, so her father suggested she write a letter to a wealthy family friend...More..

Escaped bobcat Ollie found on National Zoo property
by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Escaped bobcat Ollie found on National Zoo property

The zoo staff said they were incredibly happy to have her back. Zoo staff members said the bobcat had a small cut on one paw and is expected to be OK. "I wish that it was in its cage, rather than roaming the ...More..

This Sikh protester at JFK has a message everyone should listen to
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

This Sikh protester at JFK has a message everyone should listen to

CUNY Chancellor James Milliken said Trump's order could impact roughly 120 students and some staffers. "This executive order bans Iraqi pilots from coming to military bases in Arizona to fight our commo...More..

Honda go all in on Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Honda go all in on Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles

This produces energy in the form of electricity which powers the electric motors. Hydrogen fuel cells are seen by some as the most environmentally friendly alternative to traditional combustion engines beca...More..

VA specifies jobs exempt from Trump's hiring freeze
by | Saturday, January 28, 2017

VA specifies jobs exempt from Trump's hiring freeze

Officials with local branches of federal agencies say it's too soon to tell how they'll be affected by President Donald Trump's hiring freeze. Support positions to finish construction process will also be e...More..

by | Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Trump Says Supreme Court Nomination To Come Next Week

While speaking on the Senate floor on Tuesday morning, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Trump invited him, along with Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senators Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein ...More..

What does Trump's nominee for education secretary mean for Penn?
by | Tuesday, January 24, 2017

What does Trump's nominee for education secretary mean for Penn?

DeVos, a member of a wealthy MI family, has said that she will divest from 102 companies and investment funds. The website, for instance, includes a link to a Washington Post article about Kirk Cousins, a Wa...More..

US Department Of Labor Slaps Discrimination Suits On Oracle, JPMorgan
by | Thursday, January 19, 2017

US Department Of Labor Slaps Discrimination Suits On Oracle, JPMorgan

Michael Hancock, a former Department of Labor official who now works as a lawyer at Cohen Milstein. The lawsuit was filed Tuesday with the Department of Labor's Office of Administrative Law Judges in Washingt...More..

California storms could herald the end of punishing historic drought
by | Saturday, January 14, 2017

California storms could herald the end of punishing historic drought

Thanks to a decent amount of wet weather last winter, the northern part of California had already started recovering from the drought. Three months ago, 100 percent of the Golden State was abnormally dry,...More..

by | Friday, January 13, 2017

Judge To Formally Hand Down Death Sentence For S.C. Church Shooter

Roof acted as his own attorney and did not question any witnesses. A judge will formally sentence him during a hearing Wednesday. Family members of the victims of the Emanuel AME Church shooting leave durin...More..

Trump says ObamaCare replacement should come quickly
by | Thursday, January 12, 2017

Trump says ObamaCare replacement should come quickly

The Senate planned to work through the night Wednesday to take the first real step toward repealing Obamacare - a top goal of congressional Republicans and President-elect Donald Trump. Cory Booker pledged to f...More..

Hm: Cory Booker Was 'Honored' to Work With Sessions Last Year
by | Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Hm: Cory Booker Was 'Honored' to Work With Sessions Last Year

Protesters repeatedly interrupted the start of Sessions' hearing, some dressed in KKK robes and another holding a sign that said "Support Civil Rights, Stop Sessions". He now says that if he's confirmed as ...More..

Booker wants financial records before Senate considers Trump nominees
by | Monday, January 09, 2017

Booker wants financial records before Senate considers Trump nominees

Office of Government Ethics (OGE). "Until these nominees have fully cooperated with the ethics review process, the hearings and confirmation schedule should not be rushed". "More significantly, it has left som...More..

French banks do not give Le Pen money for elections
by | Sunday, January 08, 2017

French banks do not give Le Pen money for elections

She had just lost an election for the region's top office, but the leader of France's anti-immigrant, anti-euro National Front did not deliver a concession speech. "Every time big corporations, big finance don'...More..