Gas prices fall a bit more in northern New England

The national average has decreased 11.5 cents during the last month and stands 5.7 cents per gallon lower than this day one year ago . The state was averaging $2.25 per gallon a year ago at this time. As America prepares for a pyrotechnic celebrat... More..

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Trump Wants to Bar Immigrants From Receiving Welfare for Five Years
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Trump Wants to Bar Immigrants From Receiving Welfare for Five Years

President Donald Trump is asking Congress for new immigration policies that would prohibit new immigrants from going on welfare programs during their first five years in the country. It makes sense. Let's see....More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

AP analysis shows more unopposed Missouri races, GOP edge

That the analysts chose 2:1 is a complete shot in the dark that may or may not accurately describe the underlying dynamics of the 2016 House and every state lower chamber election (and, therefore, even if the h...More..

Abbe Lowell joins Jared Kushner's legal team
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Abbe Lowell joins Jared Kushner's legal team

Justice Department over a mortgage fraud case, and with NY state regulators on charges related to an apparent Russian money-laundering scheme. Trump appears to be trying to redefine what it means to collude...More..

New Hampshire among states with GOP redistricting advantage
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

New Hampshire among states with GOP redistricting advantage

Despite court approval of political district boundaries in Nevada, Democrats may have managed to get a leg up in the politically divided state's most recent redistricting process, an analysis by The Associat...More..

Support for Gay Marriage Surges, Even Among Groups Once Wary
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Support for Gay Marriage Surges, Even Among Groups Once Wary

When the Department of Health declined to issue a birth certificate with both spouses listed as parents, respondents filed suit in circuit court seeking a declaration that petitioner's refusal to issue a birth ...More..

Fire marshal: Firework safety needed in dry conditions
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Fire marshal: Firework safety needed in dry conditions

July 1 and 4. Some people like the sounds, others do not. Independence Day Celebration on Fountain Square - Fountain Square provides nightly entertainment throughout the summer. "Knowing the harm firework...More..

Draymond Green claims 2017 NBA Defensive Player-of-Year Award
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Draymond Green claims 2017 NBA Defensive Player-of-Year Award

The other first-teamers were Kawhi Leonard of San Antonio , Draymond Green of Golden State and Rudy Gobert of Utah. Green again anchored an elite Warriors defense that finished second in the National...More..

California Issues Travel Ban on States It Accuses of LGBT Discrimination
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

California Issues Travel Ban on States It Accuses of LGBT Discrimination

California Attorney General Becerra said in a statement Thursday, "Each of those states in the recent weeks have enacted legislation that may deprive some of the individuals of those states and individuals who ...More..

Vikings supporting WR Michael Floyd in recent positive alcohol test
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Vikings supporting WR Michael Floyd in recent positive alcohol test

He was sentenced in February to 24 days in jail followed by 96 days under house arrest , but he successfully petitioned the court last month to transfer his house arrest from Arizona to Minnesota so he cou...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Iran seeks stronger ties with Qatar, Rouhani says

Meanwhile, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said Sunday that it is inappropriate of some Arab countries to demand Qatar to shutdown Turkey's military base in the country, responding to the latest list of ...More..

Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized
by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

The other remained motionless and bleeding. On Monday night, New Orleans police announced they had apprehended one of the suspects, identified as Dejuan Paul, 21. "We don't think this is a greater pattern o...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

US Supreme Court reinstates Trump travel ban, will hear arguments

The court is allowing the ban to go into effect for foreign nationals who lack any "bona fide relationship with any person or entity in the United States ". The two cases before the court were Trump vs. Hawaii...More..

by | Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Cops: Girl's actions caused fall from NY park ride

The girl lost her grip and fell down where Howard and Winchell, arms outstretched, waited with a few other good Samaritans. A dramatic video is circulating about a young teen who fell about 25 feet from a rid...More..

Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

Erdogan demanded . "No offence, but Turkey is not such an ordinary country". On 5 June, five Arab states - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the UAE, Bahrain and Yemen - abruptly cut diplomatic relations with Qa...More..

Foo Fighters close Saturday at Glastonbury with epic set
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Foo Fighters close Saturday at Glastonbury with epic set

Celebrities have dug out their trusty wellies and pulled on their cagoules, set to fearless the mud-trodden home of music . Their return prompted mixed political reactions from the crowd as some festival-goe...More..

DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

DC, Maryland Suing Trump Over Foreign Pay

But the attorney General of the district of Columbia, Karl Racine and the attorney General of Maryland Brian Frosch believe that trump has broken his promise to stay out of private business. "This l...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Pennsylvania gerrymander gave GOP boost, AP analysis finds

The GOP ultimately fell short of winning enough seats to finally control the House, which Democrats now govern with a slim 79-72 majority. The Associated Press scrutinized the election outcomes of all 435...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Kellyanne Conway defends Medicaid comment: 'It's not a lie'

She said, "If you are now in Medicaid if you became a recipient through the Obamacare expansion, you are grandfathered in". Just a day before, Conway, making the rounds on the Sunday talk shows, said that the...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Trump says Comey-Mueller friendship 'bothersome'

Trump said his tweet about possibly having tapes of his conversations with Comey pressured the ex-official into testifying that Trump wasn't under investigation at that time . Trump on May 12 floated the...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

The case, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, No. 16-111, started in 2012, when the baker, Jack Phillips, an owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, Colo., refused to create a cake for ...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Republican Senator Dean Heller opposes health care bill

But he said "it's going to be very hard to get me to a "yes" on the bill. Trump also continued his attacks on Congressional Democrats on Twitter Monday, saying: "The Democrats have become nothing but OBSTRU...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Deputy attorney general says he sees no reason to fire special counsel

I'll say very positive things when they're warranted. "If there were not good cause, it would not matter to me what anybody said ", he said. "I appointed him", Rosenstein said. In an earlier hearing Tuesda...More..

Colorado officer escorting Pence motorcade hurt in crash
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Colorado officer escorting Pence motorcade hurt in crash

Before Pence took the stage, Focus on the Family president Jim Daly announced that the group would donate an ultrasound machine to a crisis pregnancy center in IN in the vice president's honor. Vice President M...More..

Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Tom Price promises GOP won't pull 'rug out' on health care

To succeed in gutting health coverage for millions of Americans, Senate Republican leaders need to get a series of lies accepted as truth. A completely different coalition is available, but Republicans don't wa...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

Mr Howard and his daughter were among those who caught the girl when she fell. "That's when I yelled up to her I said just fall, I promise I'll catch you", Howard said. Ms Winchell, who is applying to be a nu...More..

Leonard Pitts Jr.: 'Must black death be broadcast, consumed to be believed?'
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Leonard Pitts Jr.: 'Must black death be broadcast, consumed to be believed?'

An officer in Tulsa was acquitted last month in the shooting death of an unarmed black man, and a former Milwaukee officer was acquitted Wednesday in the death of black man who was fleeing. A black or brown...More..

Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

WASHINGTON ( Reuters ) - Republican Senator Susan Collins of ME said on Sunday she has extreme reservations about the U.S. Senate's healthcare overhaul and does not think it will be able to pass this wee...More..

GoFundMe set up for Temple Lake Park victims Kaitlyn Oliver, father Patrick
by | Monday, June 26, 2017

GoFundMe set up for Temple Lake Park victims Kaitlyn Oliver, father Patrick

Temple police said that's when her father jumped in to save her, but became tangled up in the propeller as well. Bernal's bond is set at $150,000. A 4-year-old girl has died and her father has been listed i...More..

by | Monday, June 26, 2017

Senate proposes new Russian Federation sanctions as punishment for meddling in election

The US Senate voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to tighten sanctions on Russian Federation and prevent President Donald Trump from being able to unilaterally ease sanctions absent congressional approval. ...More..