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Judge: Roof competent to stand trial in church shooting

The judge had delayed the process of narrowing the final jury pool on November 7 when Roof's lawyers suggested their client either didn't understand the charges against him or couldn't properly help them with his defense. The judge banned observers f...

Mass., RI delegations among 120 House members calling for removal of Bannon

Many of our fellow Americans believe that Trump's election validates a kind of bullying, aggressive behavior Trump modeled on a daily basis. Asked what he would say to the perpetrators, he said , "Stop it..." "I will say this, the website in que...

Donald Trump's picks for top posts alarm minorities

Another Trump pick is Congressman Mike Pompeo of Kansas for CIA Director. Mitt Romney arrives at Trump International Golf Club, November 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. The lawsuits alleged the school misled students and failed to deli...

Betsy DeVos, Orlando Magic part owner, is now in Trump's cabinet

The musical, which ran 29 performances, had book and lyrics by Gifford, and music by David Pomeranz, David Friedman, and Gifford. She is a businesswoman, philanthropist, and education activist and is married to Amway heir Dick DeVos. She told The A...

Trump aide mocks election challenge

Trump continued that now is the chance to bring real change for the betterment of this country and be in alliance as whole. He called Obamacare a "disaster" and said he would replace it with a plan that would give states more control over the Medica...

Curtis Samuel scores Ohio State game-winner in double overtime

Alexander before bouncing backward. The extra point tied it and sent the game to a second overtime. He outplayed OSU's JT Barrett, who managed just 40 yards on 5 of 11 passing and 17 yards rushing. While Curtis Samuel's touchdown run was the game-win...

Slain San Antonio officer recalled as genuine and generous

According to the San Antonio Express-News , a female and a 2-year-old child were also in the vehicle with McKane, although neither were publicly identified. The video showed McKane pacing in front of the doors of police headquarters about four hour...

Donald Trump considering Ben Carson for HUD secretary

Carson is still considering it", Williams said. However, he also said that he would and that "our inner cities are in awful shape and they definitely need some real attention". Carson subsequently published a Facebook post disputing what Williams...

Storm dumps 18 inches of snow on parts of Northeast

The storm system that began this past weekend in the upper Midwest has dropped up to 18 inches of snow in parts of upstate NY. A winter storm warning is expected to remain in place for much of Vermont through 7 p.m. Rochester set a daily record fo...

We Must Tear Down Laws That Support Sanctuary Cities

As a result, we have come up with a bill in order to protect these members of our Northwestern community". The Trump administration would have more leeway to suspend or slow the allocation of discretionary grants, particularly those related to cr...

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

It got us to thinking of all the other great teams of three in cinema, and realizing there are several worth mentioning and so many we'll probably forget even after ranking the others. I was sad when it ended because I only wanted more from the fanta...

'Sanctuary Cities' Vow to Protect Immigrants From Trump Plan

He also said he plans to deport millions of criminals who are living in the country illegally. All the same, Muzzafar Chishti, the director of the nonpartisan Migration Policy Institute's office in NY, said that Trump's comments implied conti...

Barrier to gorilla exhibit entered by boy ineffective

Earlier this year, Harambe was shot and killed by a zoo keeper after a 3 year old boy slipped into the zoo's gorilla exhibit. Animal rights advocates have laid substantial blame on the zoo and the boy's parents for what they consider the gorilla's un...

Barriers at Cincinnati Zoo outdated when gorilla Harambe killed, USDA says

A barrier separating Cincinnati Zoo visitors from a gorilla exhibit wasn't in compliance with standards when a 3-year-old boy slipped inside, resulting in the shooting death of an endangered gorilla named Harambe, federal inspectors concluded.

Attorney General Met with FBI Director Comey to Discuss Email Probe

Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, today profusely praised the FBI Director for re-opening the probe into the alleged email scandal of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, during her stint as the Secretary of State in the first ter...

Regional alert goes out for baby kidnapped in Wichita

The Wichita Police Department is working closely with the KBI and if any facts change, and a suspect is determined, an Amber alert will be issued immediately. Thursday afternoon, as family members arrived on scene, many of them were emotional, ...

Alleged New York Bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi Indicted On Federal Charges

Neither the police officer who was struck by gunfire nor a second officer who was struck in the head by a fragment of a bullet suffered life-threatening injuries. Rahami is also charged in federal court in New Jersey with a bomb that exploded in Seas...

Video shows Arizona cop punch woman, officer put on leave

The police chief says he is "disturbed" by the video and has asked for multiple investigations to be conducted. The confrontation happened while Bonar was assisting the Coconino County Sheriff's Office in enforcing an eviction notice at a Christmas...

House Speaker Paul Ryan renominated for top House post

California Rep. Kevin McCarthy was also unanimously re-elected as majority leader, as were House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., and GOP Policy Chairman Luke Messer, R-Ind. "Hiring Reince Priebus as his chief of staff is a flawless indication o...

West Virginia Mountaineers at Texas Longhorns Start Time, Betting Odds, Free Pick

The Mountaineers will face another tough test at noon ET on Saturday when they take on the Texas Longhorns (5-4, 3-3 Big 12) on the road in one of college football's traditional hotbeds. The Texas D produced 3 INTs in the 3Q (2 by Dylan Haines and ...

Congressional GOP pledges swift action on Trump's agenda

Republicans also held onto a GOP seat in Indiana. Maggie Hassan declared victory in the Senate race Wednesday morning. Kelly Ayotte refused to concede defeat. The thousands of parents eager to participate in the plan - which allows families to d...

Deputy killed while checking suspicious car

The 20-year veteran of the sheriff's department had just enough time to request backup after finding the suspect's stolen vehicle before he was killed, Christianson said. The sheriff said Wallace "was calling in the stolen vehicle to dispatch and the...

Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew

Now professional protesters, incited by the media, are protesting. Merkley also said that he is concerned about the transition of power in Washington when president-elect Donald Trump takes office. As many as 600 people participated. "We will use...

The latest developments in the US elections

Gillespie has broad support from the party's establishment, but his style and background may make it hard for him to connect with many of Trump's voters. Stewart, the one-time chairman of Trump's Virginia campaign, said that despite the fact that C...

SC jury selection for Dylann Roof trial postponed

Gergel said the motion required his "immediate attention", and the document was filed under seal and the hearing was only meant to include Roof and his attorneys. After the hearing, court officials said that the jury selection process would reconve...

Clinton to outspend Trump by $20M in final week of campaign

Trump can not win the election without carrying Florida , a fact that highlights how narrow his path to the White House is. What do the polls say? The most high-profile new players in the homestretch are two groups funded primarily by Sheldo...

GOP Expected to Maintain Super Majorities in Oklahoma

The outcomes of those contests - in Nevada, Missouri, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and in - will determine which party can claim the Senate majority next year . Madonna said he believes the "Trump effect" is weighing down Toomey's c...

Company begins excavating pipeline after leak

Two wildfires caused by the explosion burned across 31 acres of land, officials said. They said Tuesday that they expect it will remain shut down for at least the rest of the week. The nine-member crew was using the track hoe to excavate the pipeli...

World Series Heads to Game 7

Konerko smashed a grand slam in Game 2 of the 2005 World Series , where the White Sox swept the Houston Astros on the way to their first title since 1917. If the Cubs have a kryptonite in this series , it's him. After helping Kansas City to a t...

US Supreme Court to hear challenge over transgender rights case

Grimm, a 17-year-old high school senior, was born female but identifies as male. It deferred to the Obama administration's position that Title IX, the federal law banning sex discrimination in public schools, protects the rights of transgender stud...

Utah loses to #4 Washington on fourth quarter punt return, 31-24

And now, Washington has another win on its resume that validates the program's status as a true College Football Playoff contender. SALT LAKE CITY - This game will get buried in the history of No. Utah scored the final 10 points of the half, inclu...

Trump running mate to campaign across Ohio on Tuesday

Richard Burr, Gov. Pat McCrory and U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows back to their respective offices. One undecided voter who drove for more than two hours to attend the rally and listen specifically for the ticket's stance on trade and energy issues was Jas...

New Clinton emails prompt further investigation

Kellyanne Conway, Republican nominee Donald Trump's campaign manager, applauded the decision. Federal prosecutors in both North Carolina and NY were initially involved in the investigation, but agents in NY subsequently took the lead, according to ...

Pentagon suspends claw back of enlistment bonuses from California veterans

I've met with individuals all the time - never did I hear this come up". "We're making sacrifices for our children and cutting back on just everything. The streamlined process, which will build on existing processes, would evaluate each case indi...

Owens Corning (OC) Rating Lowered to Neutral at CL King

Investors of record on Monday, October 17th will be paid a $0.18 dividend. Recently, TheStreet Ratings objectively rated this stock according to its "risk-adjusted" total return prospect over a 12-month investment horizon. Over the last 3 months an...

Kaine already reaching out to GOP

Clinton carefully pivoted from hard questions at the third and final presidential debate when pressed about the Clinton Foundation and the droves of emails released by WikiLeaks. "Pat Toomey has been, and will continue to be, an independent leader in...

Water main floods trench in Boston, at least 1 dead

Earlier in the evening, the department tweeted how the recovery was a "very hard operation" and first responders were trying to "respect the deceased while continuing the recovery". Crews were still working into the night on Friday to recover the sec...

Hillary Clinton's Patriotism Comes Full Circle in Red, White and Blue Pantsuits

Anticipating that Fox's Chris Wallace will inevitably be moderating a heated discussion, Reebok's senior director of brand management Inga Stenta has devised interchangeable pieces for Clinton in ActivChill, irregular pentagon-shaped fibers meant t...

Child porn accuser drops lawsuit against ex-Subway pitchman

The family of Jane Doe - one of several children captured on camera while under the care of Taylor and his wife, Angela - filed documents Thursday to dismiss the suit with prejudice, meaning it can not be brought back to court. The girl also cla...

Attorney general leads criminal probe of Wells Fargo bank

The Los Angeles Times published a search warrant served October 5 by state Attorney General Kamala Harris' office as part of a criminal investigation into whether the bank committed false impersonation and identity theft . Mark Folk , a spokesman...

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Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Former FBI Director James Comey will not testify before the Senate intelligence committee next week, according to the panel's vice chairman, Democratic Sen. "If the president has "...

Trump interviews 4 candidates to post of FBI director

Lieberman gave reporters a thumbs-up as he left the White House and said he and the president had a "good meeting". The interviews came more than a week after Trump fired FBI...

Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

As if we needed further proof that the status quo is unsustainable, Aetna recently announced they will join several health insurance providers in fully leaving the Obamacare market...

Final Confederate monument to come down in New Orleans

The monuments that pay homage to the Confederacy, made up of states which attempted to preserve slavery in the South and secede from the United States in the Civil War of 1861 to 1...

Theresa May: UK has confidence in special relationship with US

Putin's offer set off alarm bells for many who've been watching the case, as what NPR's Lucian Kim referred to as an offer of a transcript was also translated as an offer of a "rec...

NC senator says "I'm fine" after race collapse

Political leaders immediately offered their prayers for Tillis in tweets , including Gov. Roy Cooper, Sens. All proceeds generated by the race are donated to charity. North Caroli...

Kimberly Guilfoyle May Be Latest From Fox News to Join White House

Guilfoyle told the Mercury News that she has that type of relationship with Trump, whom she first met at a charity event when she moved to NY back in 2004. "If the White House f...

Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

Trump wrote that he was motivated by "humanitarian reasons, plus I want Russian Federation to greatly step up their fight against ISIS & terrorism". The national security advise...

Hiker found safe after missing 6 days in Montana

On Saturday, a full scale search was launched in the Great Bear Wilderness area, with crews scouring the area on the ground, and in the air. Her auto was found near the trailh...

Trump Signs Executive Order to Prevent Computer Hacking

The new order puts responsibility for cybersecurity squarely on the shoulders of the director of every federal agency, making it more hard for executives to pass the buck to their...

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ICE agents helped in massive gang sweep

ICE agents helped in massive gang sweep

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security logo is seen in Arlington, Va., on January 13, 2015. Olufemi Odeyami (left) and Brenda Jackson. In all, 1,378 were arrested across the...

Mules golf atop the leaderboard at NCAA Super Regional

Mules golf atop the leaderboard at NCAA Super Regional

No. 9 Texas Tech holds third place at 296 (+8), and No.1 UCLA and No. 7 BYU are tied for fourth place at 297 (+9). The top six teams from each regional advance to the NCAA Champion...

2 killed, 8 wounded in shooting at Chicago memorial

2 killed, 8 wounded in shooting at Chicago memorial

Information provided by several members of the La Raza street gang helped police to identify a driver and a shooter who they said pulled up alongside two plainclothes officers last...

Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Bill Banning 'Sanctuary Cities' In Texas

Gov. Greg Abbott Signs Bill Banning 'Sanctuary Cities' In Texas

The new measure would fine government entities up to $25,500 for each day the law is violated. Any anti-sanctuary city measure may face a tough road after a federal judge in Apri...

Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

Suspect in Boston penthouse slayings has criminal history

A couple found brutally slain in their high-rise penthouse were identified on Saturday as respected doctors in Boston, police said . Dr Richard Field and his fiancé Dr Lina Bola...