One Montana national monument affected by Trump's executive order

They view numerous monuments as being opportunities for the government to snatch up land, despite the feelings of local residents. Signing the executive order at the Department of the Interior Wednesday, Trump called President Barack Obama's cr... More..

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Trump Signs Executive Order To Restart Arctic Drilling

Zinke said the order, combined with other steps Trump has taken during his first months in office, "puts us on track for American energy independence". The order is the latest in a string of recent attempts to ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

DeVos says she'll advocate for HBCUs

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at the Council of the Great City Schools Annual Legislative/Policy Conference in Washington on March 13. Outside, dozens of protesters pushed back against DeVos' educati...More..

Sheriff pushes back against Texas'
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sheriff pushes back against Texas' "sanctuary city" ban

MCGLINCHY: This law's been compared to a law in Arizona that was ultimately struck down by the courts, but that law required police to ask about immigration status, while this law gives them discretion to ask...More..

Sen. Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Sen. Graham: 'I want to know more about Trump's business dealings'

President Donald Trump's Twitter strategy has never been subtle, but his decision Monday to top his header with one of his own tweets was bold even by his standards. The White House responded to hours of Sena...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Senate Expected to Give House Health Care Plan the Cold Shoulder

They don't think we're citizens with obligations to one another. It would dilute consumer-friendly insurance coverage requirements, like prohibiting higher premiums for customers with pre-existing medical con...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Penn State Frat Brothers Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter

He suffered multiple traumatic injuries from the fall, the coroner said . Penn State President Eric Barron called the series of events that led to the death "sickening and hard to understand". The presentm...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

United Nations climate talks kick off in Bonn

Obama ratified the accord last September. The Trump administration has left the special envoy role vacant after the official who held the position in the Obama administration departed. The EPA contends, there...More..

Diocese denies bishop coerced deacon candidate
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Diocese denies bishop coerced deacon candidate

Hoeppner was named in a civil complaint filed Monday in Polk County district court. His son, the Rev. Craig Vasek, was ordained a priest in the diocese in 2010 and still works there. The bishop told Vasek that ...More..

Threat closes Grantsburg, Wis. schools Tuesday
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Threat closes Grantsburg, Wis. schools Tuesday

According to the complaint, "Collin stated the defendant is Bi-polar and had drug and alcohol issues". He also said that Wicklund has a history of following through on his threats, and that scared him. The comp...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Phoenix police say they caught man who killed 9 in serial shootings

They believed he was responsible for nine ambushes that killed seven people , including a 12-year-old girl, and put the city on edge. One of the victims, a 21-year-old man who survived being shot at point-bl...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Yates Explains Refusal To Defend Trump Immigration Executive Order

Investigators on the House oversight committee raised the possibility last month that Flynn may have broken the law by not disclosing payments from RT-TV, widely considered by U.S. Eighteen days after Yates r...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Texas governor signs anti-sanctuary city law

Under the law, police chiefs and sheriffs could be charged with a misdemeanor - which carries possible jail time - if they fail to honor a detention request from federal immigration agents. "If he hadn't, Kate ...More..

Mystery military spacecraft lands after two years in orbit
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Mystery military spacecraft lands after two years in orbit

The unmanned X-37B, which resembles a miniature space shuttle, touched down at 7:47 a.m. EDT (1147 GMT) on a runway formerly used for landings of the now-mothballed space shuttles, the Air Force said in a...More..

Ex-Obama administration officials to testify in Trump-Russia probe
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Ex-Obama administration officials to testify in Trump-Russia probe

But it was because I took my responsibilities seriously". "Director Clapper reiterated what everybody, including the fake media already knows- there is "no evidence" of collusion w/ Russian Federation and Tru...More..

Welcome at the White House: Some labor unions over others
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Welcome at the White House: Some labor unions over others

The website was created to be a place where Americans could " discover the truth about President Trump's action agenda to Make America Great Again", according to Michael Glassner, executive director of Don...More..

Suspect in DE trooper killing shot to death in standoff
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Suspect in DE trooper killing shot to death in standoff

The suspect refused to come out and even fired shots at police, investigators said. Police are reportedly afraid that the home is booby-trapped. Ballard was driving a marked police auto and was in uniform whe...More..

North Korea continues testing missiles
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

North Korea continues testing missiles

Japanese defence minister Tomomi Inada, in an apparent show of solidarity with Washington , has ordered the Izumo, Japan's biggest warship, to protect a USA navy ship that might be going to help supply the USS...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Police now say 9 killed in serial shootings case

The judge said Saucedo faces eight counts of first-degree murder and multiple counts of other crimes. Residents said they were happy that police made an arrest but questioned whether it would have happened so...More..

Fiscal discipline? Not now, as GOP pushes tax cuts
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Fiscal discipline? Not now, as GOP pushes tax cuts

Despite President Donald Trump's celebration in the White House Rose Garden last week, Republicans still have a long way to go before they can finally make good on their promise to dismantle Obamacare . Offici...More..

Judge agrees to toss Hernandez murder conviction
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Judge agrees to toss Hernandez murder conviction

The legal doctrine behind Tuesday's ruling is known as abatement ab initio ("from the beginning"). A federal court likewise concluded that, quote, "it defies common sense to allow a defendant to be absolved...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Griffin dominates hometown Padres 11-0, Rangers hit 3 homers

He will look to stay hot as he faces his former team, the Oakland A's, in his next start. "He switched speeds very well". They split the first 2-game series with the Padres, and now both teams will fly to Tex...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Fraternity, 18 Members Charged in Penn State Student's Death

Beta Theta Pi brother Kordel Davis told ABC in a show airing Sunday that he repeatedly raised concerns after seeing Timothy Piazza, 19, lying comatose on the couch while his frat brothers laughed it off. Pia...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump rolls back offshore drilling restrictions

The executive order announced by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke requires the the department to conduct a five-year review of the existing program for oil and gas development on the Outer Continental Shelf. Tru...More..

Obama warned Trump against hiring Michael Flynn
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Obama warned Trump against hiring Michael Flynn

Yates repeatedly declined to discuss details of the investigation in a public forum. Yates' questioning by a Senate panel investigating Russian interference in the presidential election was just one portion o...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump Fires FBI Director Comey Amid Probe Of Russian Election Meddling

The White House shocked Washington by announcing that James Comey "has been terminated and removed from office". His letter to Mr Comey has been described "eyebrow-raising". Before Comey confessed last wee...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Muslim Ban Is a Muslim Ban, the ACLU Argued in Court

Despite the "heated and passionate political debate" about the order, Wall said the court must be careful not to open the door to broader questioning of presidential decision making on national security matter...More..

Judge grants request to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Judge grants request to erase Aaron Hernandez's murder conviction

Susan Garsh ruled Tuesday that a legal doctrine that calls for vacating convictions when a defendant dies before the appeal was binding precedent. She said she was compelled to follow it. According to a documen...More..

Graham supports Trump firing of FBI director Comey
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Graham supports Trump firing of FBI director Comey

But she is choosing to live and stew in bitterness. The U.S. House has reached the height of disdain for poor people by passing a health insurance modification bill (do not use the word "care" to describe it)...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Donald Trump's campaign website deletes everything from before January 2017

Still, despite the Trump campaign's best efforts to delete the content, the internet is forever. The question of intention is key since the US Constitution forbids religious discrimination. "Clearly the law h...More..