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 sending any part of the bill to localities e... More..

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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..

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..

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..

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..

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..

by | Tuesday, January 03, 2017

More than 50 killed in Brazil prison riot

The number of dead is the highest in a prison riot since 1992 when 111 inmates died after police stormed a prison in Carandiru in Sao Paulo. Fontes said the riot was quelled by 7am local time on Monday (2 Jan...More..

Cumberbatch and Sherlock Holmes author are cousins
by | Monday, January 02, 2017

Cumberbatch and Sherlock Holmes author are cousins

Not only because the wait for proper new episodes has been so damn long, but also because this may be the last time we see Benedict Cumberbatch and Martin Freeman reprise their roles. She said the pair occasion...More..

See, I Was Right About Muslim Immigration
by | Friday, December 23, 2016

See, I Was Right About Muslim Immigration

However, it seems that he is going back to his roots and wanting to ban Muslims from entering the country. It was a year ago that Bornstein wrote and released a letter describing Trump's health with phrases...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Charleston church shooting suspect's trial set to begin

Bruck asked jurors to "go deeper than the surface of this bad crime". The guilt phase of the trial is not expected to last more than six days. Before the shooting, Roof had written a "manifesto" of his raci...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

What Trump's Labor Secretary Nominee Might Mean For Mass.

CKE Restaurants itself, which in addition to running Hardees and Carl's Jr . has the Green Burrito and Red Burrito brands, has approximately 10,000 employees. Federal lawmakers should [authorize] waivers from ...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Georgia police officers shot while serving warrant

When no one responded after they knocked on the front door and announced themselves, they gained entry through the back door. And the tragedy in Americus last Wednesday is still fresh on the minds of law en...More..

by | Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Abe won't apologize for Pearl Harbor

His ship, the USS West Virginia, was hit by nine torpedoes. "They were about 150 feet in the air". More than 2,300 US servicemen were killed in the Japanese aerial attack at Pearl Harbor , sinking the USS A...More..

Trump's Wisconsin victory secure after recount
by | Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Trump's Wisconsin victory secure after recount

The recount resulted in a net change of 1,769 additional votes being counted out, or 0.06 percent of the 2.975 million total ballots. "Completing this recount was a challenge, but the real winners are the vot...More..

Only about 1 in 4 wants Trump to repeal health law
by | Saturday, December 10, 2016

Only about 1 in 4 wants Trump to repeal health law

If Republicans follow through on their promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act, the result could be more demands from doctors and hospitals for patients to pay for care up front, University of Missouri Heal...More..

by | Thursday, December 08, 2016

Hundreds protest white nationalist's speech at Texas A&M

Richard Spencer first made headlines when a video of his speech promoting white supremacy became public. Almost two hours into the event, state troopers wearing helmets pushed the crowd away from the student ...More..

by | Sunday, December 04, 2016

Trump says he will leave business to run presidency

USA law does not require Trump to give up his business portfolio, although the Constitution states no federal official can receive a gift or "emolument" from a foreign government. "We're making sure that all ...More..

California mosques receive letters threatening Muslims
by | Thursday, December 01, 2016

California mosques receive letters threatening Muslims

The news conference was held at the Islamic Center of Southern California, where Muslim leaders and clerics were joined by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, police and the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Depart...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

Trump aide mocks election challenge

Despite the surging popular votes of Clinton against Trump , the result is not likely to change. In 2000, Democrat Al Gore's final lead over George W Bush, who won the election after a prolonged legal challe...More..

by | Monday, November 28, 2016

No. 5 Baylor routs Kent State 84-42 in Gulf Coast Showcase

Nina Davis scored 16, Alexis Jones 15, and Beatrice Mompremier added 14 points in the rout. "It's all about us gelling, about team chemistry". "I was really happy with the game today - it was not easy to have...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

A St. Louis police officer was shot and wounded Sunday night. He was released from a hospital Monday. The man walked up to the patrol auto driver's side window and shot the officer in the head, McManus said. ...More..