Cornyn: Senate is not a rubber stamp for Obama's SCOTUS pick

The president says he will be looking for "an independent mind, rigorous intellect, impeccable credentials, and a record of excellence and integrity". The person must be "eminently qualified" for the position, but "would not sit on the court with the... More..

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Donald Trump Wins Nevada GOP Caucus
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Donald Trump Wins Nevada GOP Caucus

In South Carolina, Trump had a 10 point margin of victory over Rubio. "And soon the country is going to start winning, winning, winning". While GOP front-runner Donald Trump is out touting his numbers in OH, ...More..

by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Trump takes Nevada Republican caucuses

Rubio, already campaigning in MI as caucus results rolled in, sought to project confidence that he can consolidate the non-Trump voters who have been splintering among an assortment of GOP candidates, saying ...More..

by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Donald Trump wins Nevada caucuses

Early results showed Mr Trump, who had been expected to win by a large margin, leading the pack of candidates with about 45 per cent of the vote. "Responding to President Obama's Tuesday overture to close ...More..

Donald Trump loves the 'poorly educated' -- and they love him
by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Donald Trump loves the 'poorly educated' -- and they love him

Early results in Nevada put the Florida Senator neck and neck with Texas Senator Ted Cruz , the only man to have beaten Trump so far in the nominating contests. "This birther issue which we heard from Donald ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Trump notches another win as Rubio bids to elbow past Cruz

Despite early reports on social media of procedural irregularities at many Nevada caucus sites, the Republican National Committee and the party's state chapter said voting ran smoothly. Cruz, the only candi...More..

Talking with the trumps
by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Talking with the trumps

He's right what he's talking about and he opened [a] conversation that nobody did". On her husband's proposed ban on Muslims entering the country, Melania emphasized that the measure would be "temporary". So ...More..

Donald Trump wins third straight victory in Nevada
by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Donald Trump wins third straight victory in Nevada

Apart from Trump, Cruz and Rubio, the remaining two candidates in the race are retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson and Ohio Governor John Kasich. Significantly, exit polls showed Trump's support across all demo...More..

Poll Fails To Support McConnell's Motivations For Blocking Supreme Court Nominees
by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Poll Fails To Support McConnell's Motivations For Blocking Supreme Court Nominees

An NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll released Wednesday found 43 percent of those surveyed said the Senate should vote this year, while 42 percent said they should put off the whole exercise until the next ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Jury finds Colorado woman guilty of cutting baby from stranger's womb

The case renewed discussion of whether termination of a pregnancy can ever be considered murder. Lane led the expectant mother to the basement before hitting her over the head, stabbing and smothering her, then...More..

by | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Marco Rubio Builds Momentum, Cruz Shows Signs of Struggle

In other words, as long as Rubio and Cruz are skirmishing against each other-dividing any potential anti-Trump coalition-the structure of the primary and the calendar of the remaining contests favor Trum...More..

Bernie Sanders: Here's why I lost Nevada
by | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Bernie Sanders: Here's why I lost Nevada

Clinton Sunday admitted she must prove her trustworthiness to voters. "That's just not what our analysis shows", Clinton insisted to " State of the Union ". This doesn't mean the campaign is over. The s...More..

by | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Uber Driver Shooting Victim Shielded Children

Two people were wounded in the shooting, including a teenage girl who was initially thought to have died. An Uber passenger has said he called police to report an erratic driver more than an hour before aut...More..

GOP Presidential Candidates Campaign In Nevada Ahead Of Tuesday Caucus
by | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

GOP Presidential Candidates Campaign In Nevada Ahead Of Tuesday Caucus

Ms Clinton has the edge with so-called superdelegates - party officials able to support any candidate regardless of primary or caucus outcomes. According to an average of recent polls, Hillary Clinton is lead...More..

by | Monday, February 22, 2016

Hillary Clinton wins the Nevada caucus

Entrance polls of voters found that a third said the economy was their major concern, while a quarter cited income inequality - the centerpiece of the Sanders' campaign. Sanders' five-point (at this point) los...More..

by | Sunday, February 21, 2016

'Mockingbird' Author Harper Lee Buried in Alabama Hometown

The funeral for " To Kill a Mockingbird " author Harper Lee, who died Friday at age 89, was as private as her life. There's also a brief interview at 1:30 with her wonderfully raspy-voiced elder sister and care...More..

Does This Footage Show Bernie Sanders Being Arrested in 1963?
by | Sunday, February 21, 2016

Does This Footage Show Bernie Sanders Being Arrested in 1963?

The footage shows a 21-year-old Bernard Sanders, a student at the University of Chicago at the time , being arrested on August 12 of that year. The Chicago Tribune released archive photos from the protest ...More..

Corruption-ridden Texas city's new woe: undrinkable water
by | Sunday, February 21, 2016

Corruption-ridden Texas city's new woe: undrinkable water

Due to the water issues, the Crystal City Independent School District released students early on Thursday. As reports of lead-tainted water come in from cities across the country, from Flint, Michigan to Chic...More..

by | Saturday, February 20, 2016

What We Know: Judge sends 'affluenza' teen to adult court

Fox 4 Dallas reported Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson described Couch's demeanor while waiting for Friday's hearing as "stoic". He has been in a single cell in adult jail since he returned from Mexico, wh...More..

Bombardier abolish 7000 jobs, including 2400 in Quebec
by | Saturday, February 20, 2016

Bombardier abolish 7000 jobs, including 2400 in Quebec

For Canada, the largest hit will be in Quebec, with 2,400 jobs being cut. Most of those jobs will be from the Bombardier Transportation sector, which focuses on railway technology and rail vehicle production....More..

by | Saturday, February 20, 2016

GfK Poll: Voters increasingly see Sanders as electable

Stein continued that Clinton's recent tack to paint Sanders as a "one-trick pony" is "a pretty lame message to sell on". Speaking to reporters, Mr Sanders described some of President Bill Clinton's biggest ac...More..

Judge transfers 'affluenza teen' Ethan Couch to adult court
by | Saturday, February 20, 2016

Judge transfers 'affluenza teen' Ethan Couch to adult court

Because Couch's trip to Mexico, and the beer pong game, occurred while he was still in the juvenile probation system, sanctions for those violations can only extend until his 19th birthday. Couch appeared in co...More..

by | Saturday, February 20, 2016

Candidates appeal to voters before state primaries

The dustup isn't expected to hurt Trump much and may actually help him. "Everybody is watching: Can support be stripped from Donald Trump?" one pro-Cruz fundraiser asked, predicting that if Trump only earns b...More..

by | Saturday, February 20, 2016

Donald Trump's Lead Slashed in SC

Nevada Republicans will caucus on Tuesday, Feb. 23, and South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary is Saturday, Feb. 27. "The thing that leads me on is not so much what the vote tally is, it's a mat...More..

by | Saturday, February 20, 2016

Judge moves 'affluenza' teen's case to adult court

Ethan Couch is led to a juvenile court for a hearing Friday, Feb. 19, 2016, in Fort Worth , Texas. This report contains material from the Associated Press . Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson, said he wou...More..

Chicago Residents File Class-Action Lawsuit Against City Over Water Contamination
by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Chicago Residents File Class-Action Lawsuit Against City Over Water Contamination

Multiple studies by the EPA and university researchers have shown that partial replacement of lead service lines disturbs the chemicalcoating that protects service lines, allowing unsafe levels of lead to leac...More..

Nikki Haley Endorses Marco Rubio, Crushing Jeb Bush
by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Nikki Haley Endorses Marco Rubio, Crushing Jeb Bush

The senator also has said during stops in SC this week how Haley would make a good vice president.Haley has been battling with Trump. But even if it doesn't, third place will probably be spun as a glorious ...More..

NC Republicans release new Congressional district maps
by | Friday, February 19, 2016

NC Republicans release new Congressional district maps

Rep. Robert Pittenger, R-Charlotte, could replace Rep. Richard Hudson, R-Concord, as the congressman for Richmond, Scotland and Anson counties if a new district map designed by state lawmakers is approved. It...More..

by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Bill Cosby demands money back from accuser in sex assault case

Her complaint wasn't prosecuted at the time , but new prosecutors reopened it last year and arrested Cosby in December, just before the 12-year statute of limitations expired. Such a cavalier attitude to the...More..

by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Gov. Haley: Trump's criticisms were 'quite Obama-like'

Haley said she is getting phone calls "non-stop" from presidential candidates and their supporters. She gave the Republican response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union last month. Haley's endorsem...More..

by | Friday, February 19, 2016

South Carolina Gov. Haley endorsing Rubio's presidential bid

Jeb Bush will also attend the town hall this evening. "I think people all over the country admire her very much. My dad [President George H.W. Bush] is the greatest man alive, in my mind". Trey Gowdy had swi...More..

by | Friday, February 19, 2016

Flint residents paid the highest water bills in the nation in 2015

Larry Hajna, a spokesman for the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, weighed in: "We recommend along with the Department of Health that consumers get their water tested". Flint was thrust into th...More..

by | Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Donald Trump's GOP foes: He's Michael Moore

In 2016, Trump has been less enthusiastic about impeaching Bush. "I'm the only guy standing up to him each and every day". TERRY COLLEGE: Yeah, I mean, I'm sure it's going to help him. And when ABC News moder...More..

No, You Shouldn't Expect an Apple Inc. iPhone 7 Shortage
by | Wednesday, February 17, 2016

No, You Shouldn't Expect an Apple Inc. iPhone 7 Shortage

Rescue efforts ended about a week after the natural disaster struck southern Taiwan, with Taiwanese Mayor William Lai announcing on Saturday that all missing persons have been accounted for. For one thing, the ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

How Taylor Swift bested West in her Grammys speech

While accepting an award for album of the year, Swift took aim at the rapper , and did so without mentioning Kanye by name. "Something you may not know is that College Dropout [West's debut] is the first al...More..

Police question man in shooting of officer
by | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Police question man in shooting of officer

The assistant chief says the Clarksdale man is being held at the Coahoma County jail. Luckett said this is the suspect that shot officer Couch. The Clarksdale officer was taken to Regional One Medical Cente...More..

Trump's SC lead widening, new poll says
by | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Trump's SC lead widening, new poll says

In 2000, George Bush beat John McCain in a nasty contest, marred by rumors that Mr. McCain had an illegitimate black child - Mr. McCain adopted a child from Bangladesh. "This is a man who insults his way to the...More..

Akai Gurley's girlfriend Kimberly Ballinger talks about Peter Liang's guilty verdict
by | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Akai Gurley's girlfriend Kimberly Ballinger talks about Peter Liang's guilty verdict

He was dismissed from the New York Police Department right  after the verdict . To be convicted of official misconduct, prosecutors had proved Liang "knowingly refrained from performing a duty which was clear...More..

Reviled drug CEO Martin Shkreli appears in Brooklyn court
by | Monday, February 15, 2016

Reviled drug CEO Martin Shkreli appears in Brooklyn court

While hospitals can get discounted access to Daraprim , those terms are negotiated individually, and would only benefit patients getting initial treatment with the drug. Going forward, Valeant says it expects ...More..

Ammon Bundy Recorded Message to Last Oregon Holdout
by | Sunday, February 14, 2016

Ammon Bundy Recorded Message to Last Oregon Holdout

Authorities arrested Ammon Bundy and Ryan Bundy and other group leaders at a road block on January 26 as they traveled to a community meeting north of the refuge. 96 Normal 0 ...More..