New Orleans Removes Statue Of Confederate President Jefferson Davis

In the last two decades, millions of people have moved to the South from other parts of the country, helping to shift the region's politics. The New Orleans monument that was taken down has been the subject of frequent vandalism in past years. More..

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Three dead, one injured in Kansas City shooting
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Three dead, one injured in Kansas City shooting

Minutes later, a neighbor across the street says a man appeared on his doorstep asking for help, and had been shot across his back. Police say the people who died were two men and one woman. Police have not r...More..

Zillow listing for 'nightmare house': Don't ask about mysterious occupant upstairs
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Zillow listing for 'nightmare house': Don't ask about mysterious occupant upstairs

Assuming someone buys the four-bedroom, three-bath house, they assume responsibility for the tenant upstairs. WJBK reports the single-family home for sale on Zillow in Cayce, South Carolina is being sold ...More..

New Orleans Removes Second Confederate Monument
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

New Orleans Removes Second Confederate Monument

Unlike the previous removal, this one had a larger group of people to protest its removal. They are an inaccurate recitation of our past, an affront to our present and a poor prescription for our future. The Ci...More..

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Tillerson calls for balancing United States security interests, values

Tillerson called on countries all over the world to implement existing United Nations sanctions on North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs, adding that the USA administration would be willing to us...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

World leaders react to Macron's win

Emmanuel Macron steps into his new role as France's President-elect. In order to govern properly, Macron's fledgling political movement " En Marche " must now gather a majority in June's parliamentary electi...More..

Acting FBI chief contradicts White House claim
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Acting FBI chief contradicts White House claim

The White House said the Justice Department was interviewing candidates to serve as interim Federal Bureau of Investigation director while Trump weighs a permanent replacement. Trump's comments to NBC raised ...More..

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North Korea Detains Fourth American Citizen on Charges of 'Hostile Acts'

Here are the American citizens detained in North Korea. The report came a week after Trump told Bloomberg News he would be "honored" to meet with Kim if the circumstances were right, the first time he's...More..

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Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

The Trump administration is in turmoil over whether to fulfill the president's campaign pledge to pull out of a historic global agreement to address climate change, and has postponed a decision at least until l...More..

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Congress Says Airline Customer Service Has to Improve

Mr Shuster praised the four carriers who agreed to testify, calling them the "brave few". Jordan said there has never been more overlapping flights, especially from ultra-low cost carriers such as Frontier or S...More..

Prosecutors subpoena Flynn associates in Russia probe
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Prosecutors subpoena Flynn associates in Russia probe

Mr Warner said that the committee has been receiving documents as it investigates allegations that Russian Federation sought to influence the 2016 election, something Moscow denies. Flynn has become a major foc...More..

McCabe Claims Broad Support for Comey Among FBI Employees
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

McCabe Claims Broad Support for Comey Among FBI Employees

But calling Comey a "showboat" and "grandstander", Trump completely threw away the sloppily crafted timeline spun by his administration. That admission could expose the president to allegations of interfering...More..

Victory meant more to the GOP than the health of millions — LUPICA
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Victory meant more to the GOP than the health of millions — LUPICA

All 13 of the GOP senators reportedly involved in crafting the new bill are men; none of the Senate's five Republican women are members of the group. There'd be a Senate bill. The Democrats are dubbing the b...More..

US Justice Department to probe police shooting of Texas teen
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

US Justice Department to probe police shooting of Texas teen

No weapons were found in the auto. What happened next, however, diverges from similar high-profile narratives. Dallas County prosecutors have charged former Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver, 37, with...More..

Donald Trump and James Comey: A timeline
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Donald Trump and James Comey: A timeline

Wednesday: "People in the Justice Department made a very strong recommendation, the president followed it and he made a quick and decisive action to fire James Comey". However, he doubled down on his claims ...More..

The Hill: CIA establishes mission center focused on North Korea
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

The Hill: CIA establishes mission center focused on North Korea

Pyongyang will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung Un last month with a biochemical poison, a top North Korean foreign ministry official said Th...More..

Tillerson Reasserts US Willing to Work With Moscow on Syria
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Tillerson Reasserts US Willing to Work With Moscow on Syria

Agency for International Development. Currently, the State Department employs 75,000 people around the world. In his remarks, Tillerson urged State Department officials to rethink how the U.S. "So we're wor...More..

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Oilers star forward Draisaitl to join co-host Germany at world championship

Connor McDavid looks for his first trip to the conference finals in the National Hockey League as the Oilers face the Ducks in Game 7 of their Western Conference semifinal series on Wednesday night. "Our team w...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Chinese President Xi congratulates President Moon, discusses Pyongyang

The plan was discussed Thursday during a 40-minute phone conversation with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Moon's office said in a statement. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the defense detachment on J...More..

Tillerson plans changes for State Department as workers prepare for cuts
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Tillerson plans changes for State Department as workers prepare for cuts

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the government is "preparing" new sanctions to be imposed against North Korea, deemed a nuclear threat by the West. "The South China Sea issue will be addressed and ta...More..

Presidential Park Design unveiled for Obama Presidential Center
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Presidential Park Design unveiled for Obama Presidential Center

While the center will include traditional museum pieces such as dresses and campaign posters, the former president said it will not be a "monument to the past" but will "create something for the future". Part...More..

Middle School Teacher Arrested for Engaging in Sexual Acts with Former Student
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Middle School Teacher Arrested for Engaging in Sexual Acts with Former Student

There was no immediate mention of the cause or manner of the middle school teacher's death. Jefferson County Public Schools also issued a statement , saying that the investigation into Krohnfeldt's alleged a...More..

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Axelrod Slams Hillary: Stop Making Excuses for Election Loss, 'Move On'

Comey had a tougher time, though, defending disclosure of the Clinton investigation, but keeping quiet about the one into possible connections between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign. "Did anybody in ...More..

Senate rejects repeal of methane waste rule
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Senate rejects repeal of methane waste rule

Oil and gas industry advocates in Congress attempted to use the Congressional Review Act to roll back these common-sense rules, but did but failed 49 to 51. would have prevented the federal government, under an...More..

Judge orders prosecutors to charge Amtrak engineer
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Judge orders prosecutors to charge Amtrak engineer

The misdemeanor charges each carry a maximum five-year sentence. The Philadelphia judge's ruling comes just two days after prosecutors said they didn't have enough evidence to prove Bostian acted with "consci...More..

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'Everybody' has better healthcare than US, Trump says

In this May 4, 2017 , photo, President Donald Trump meets with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull aboard the USS Intrepid, a decommissioned aircraft carrier docked in the Hudson River in New Yor. The U...More..

Mark Cuban on President Trump Firing James Comey: 'The Issue Is Trust'
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Mark Cuban on President Trump Firing James Comey: 'The Issue Is Trust'

US President Donald Trump has insisted he is not under investigation, even as acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Thursday told Congress the Russian probe is "highly significant" and will continue, medi...More..

Students, fraternity face charges in Penn State hazing death
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Students, fraternity face charges in Penn State hazing death

Piazza thanked the district attorney "for swiftly moving to bring those who caused Tim's death to justice". Why did no one help Timothy Piazza? At about 5 a.m., Piazza stood and then fell head first into ...More..

Another Top Fox News Executive Is Heading For The Exits
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Another Top Fox News Executive Is Heading For The Exits

On April 27, after NY magazine reported that the Murdochs - controlling shareholders of the network's parent 21st Century Fox - denied any statement of public support to Shine, Hannity tweeted: "I pray th...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Rod Rosenstein: Caught in the James Comey sacking storm

Trump had made the claim in his letter firing Comey as a sort of freaky aside - as the rationale for removing the FBI director was purportedly not in relation to any probe that might touch the president but i...More..