Trumps executive order on religious liberty hailed

The Johnson Amendment , named for then-Senator Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas and enacted into law in 1954, restricts tax-exempt organizations, including churches and religious organizations, from endorsing or opposing candidates for elected office. More..

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Mormon Church Backing Away From Boy Scouts of America
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Mormon Church Backing Away From Boy Scouts of America

Four LDS leaders sat on the National Executive Board at the time, including lifelong Scouter President Thomas S. Monson; Elder Jeffrey R. Holland of the Quorum of the Twelve; Sister Rosemary M. "Instead, young ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump Delivers Commencement Address At Liberty U

Yet the order did not address one of the most pressing demands from religious conservatives: broad exemptions from recognizing same-sex marriage. That's because the school has about 100,000 online students. Bei...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Plane crashes in Bergen County, New Jersey

Carlstadt Police Sergeant John Cleary told reporters the plane hit one building in an industrial or manufacturing area, skidded across a parking lot and broke apart. In 2005, a corporate jet taking off from Te...More..

Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip

It says leaders from Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Iraq, Pakistan and all six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council have been invited. However, last week the White House denied rumors that Trump had shelved plan...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

New Miss USA Attacked for Expressing Conservative Views on Feminism, Health care

Kara McCullough , representing the District of Columbia, was crowned Sunday in Las Vegas . The Miss USA Pageant aired yesterday, during which Miss D.C., Kara McCullough , was crowned the victor. (Miss Minne...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Comey declines to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

The denials came hours after Trump issued a warning to the FBI Director he fired days earlier: "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!"...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Ex-Florida congresswoman convicted of taking money meant for charity

Brown represented a Jacksonville congressional district from 1993-2016. While Brown represented parts of greater Orlando during her time in the house, she was rarely seen in the area, spending most of her tim...More..

Washington Speaks about Syrian Crematorium on Eve of Geneva Talks
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Washington Speaks about Syrian Crematorium on Eve of Geneva Talks

In its latest accusations of Syrian abuses, the State Department said it believed about 50 detainees each day are being hanged at Saydnaya military prison, about 45 minutes north of Damascus. The war has kill...More..

Man punches female security guard who was trying to help him
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Man punches female security guard who was trying to help him

As a precaution, the people who live in the building installed two HD security cameras and they captured everything. "I pray that they find you", said Stigler, who also is a student working the security guard...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Bad Hombre Crackdown: Sessions Ramps War on Drug Traffickers

Attorney General Jeff Sessions released a memo to staff this week that included his intentions on getting tougher on crime. Sessions' policy amounts to a return to strategies conceived under former Attorney G...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Reynolds, Lively surprise McCarthy on TV show

Spicy jumped into the scene to attack a reporter with a fire extinguisher when he started pleading with Sanders to take over briefing duties full time . After a trip through New York City, McCarthy's Spicer ...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Kim gleeful as N Korea fires longest-range missile

The members of the Security Council emphasised "the vital importance" of the DPRK "immediately showing honest commitment to denuclearization through concrete action and stressed the importance of working to red...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump tapes? If they exist, they could spell trouble

But about 11 people in all are reportedly being considered for the position, which requires confirmation in the Senate. In the aftermath of Comey's dismissal, Cornyn said Trump was "within his authority" to...More..

Commission set up to probe United States voter fraud
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Commission set up to probe United States voter fraud

In an executive order titled "Establishment of presidential advisory commission on election integrity", Trump said the move was aimed at promoting "fair and honest federal elections". One administration offic...More..

Spicer avoids questions over whether Trump's 'tapes' exist
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Spicer avoids questions over whether Trump's 'tapes' exist

More than a lack of momentum on major policy goals, Trump is said to be seething over the flood of leaks pouring out of the White House and into news reports. "It's not necessarily the best idea". Sources h...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump admin says Syria is killing detainees, burning the bodies

Stuart Jones said a crematorium had been created at the prison to dispose of the victims' corpses. Amnesty's research led them to deem the prison a " human slaughterhouse " where crimes against humanity occur r...More..

Wood strikes out 10, Dodgers blank Rockies
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Wood strikes out 10, Dodgers blank Rockies

That talent was on full display Sunday when Valaika hit two home runs and drove in a career-high four runs, helping the Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-6 to gain a split of a four-game series. With...More..

Trump signs religious liberty order
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump signs religious liberty order

Vice President Mike Pence introduced Trump at the ceremony in the White House Rose Garden, calling the president " a believer " who has " an unshakeable faith in God and the American people ". However, the ne...More..

Penn State frat members appear in court in pledge's death
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Penn State frat members appear in court in pledge's death

Ten other defendants - including two more men from the Philadelphia region - also await trial after being arraigned on Friday and released on unsecured bail. At one point in the party, fraternity member tackled...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

AG Jeff Sessions reverses end Smart On Crime initiative

Sessions outlined the order in a brief one-page memo (pdf), which represents a dramatic departure from Obama-era criminal justice reform measures. "Sessions is leaving little to no room for prosecutors to use...More..

Dueling Protests as Jefferson Davis Monument Removed in New Orleans
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Dueling Protests as Jefferson Davis Monument Removed in New Orleans

This morning we continue our march to reconciliation by removing the Jefferson Davis Confederate statue from its pedestal of reverence. Workers wore bulletproof vests, scarves that covered their faces and h...More..

Police obtain amateur video of 15-year-old who was shot
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Police obtain amateur video of 15-year-old who was shot

Police shot Negron and a passenger after a pursuit. Negron's body was left on the pavement for upwards of six hours before being removed. As the Bridgeport officers approached, the operator of the stolen vehi...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Two crew members dead after plane crash in NJ

Authorities say everyone on the ground in the areas where a jet crashed near a small airport outside New York City are accounted for and uninjured. "A Learjet 35 crashed on approach to Runway 1 at Teterboro A...More..

President Trump, please don't fire Sean Spicer
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

President Trump, please don't fire Sean Spicer

Pushing one shrub away, Colbert added , "And my favorite is "Sean hides from "the Bushes" just because one of 'the Bushes" asked him a question about James Comey". The first answer seemed to be in response to ...More..

Tension continues to escalate in Orioles-Red Sox series
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tension continues to escalate in Orioles-Red Sox series

Later that same evening, the team had another fan escorted out of Fenway Park after throwing a racial slur at another fan in the stands. A civil rights unit will determine if further action will be taken. Lap...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

'Fast decision' could be coming on the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The Trump Administration is wasting no time in naming Comey's replacement. "To have that special prosecutor, people would breathe a sigh of relief, because then there would be a real independent person overlo...More..

Trump shared secret info about ISIS with Russians
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump shared secret info about ISIS with Russians

According to a report published Monday, Donald Trump revealed highly classified information during his meeting last week at the White House with the Russian foreign minister and ambassador, and his disclosure...More..

Trump, Australian Prime Minister Agree to Cooperate on N. Korean Issue
by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Trump, Australian Prime Minister Agree to Cooperate on N. Korean Issue

Trump was reportedly irritated because he was expected to honour a deal made by his predecessor Barack Obama to accept more than 1,200 refugees. But with Trump battling to dismantle Obamacare, that was a re...More..

by | Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators - 5/15/17 NHL Pick, Odds, and Prediction

As poorly as the Penguins played Saturday night, it really wasn't all that surprising considering Pittsburgh just finished off a tough series versus the Capitals three days earlier. Penguins goaltender Marc-A...More..