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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 information technology staffs every time a new breach is discovered.

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 United States, 11 of which were in Oklahoma. "The goal at end of day i...

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 Championships and the Badgers are just five strokes back of that all-important...

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 Tuesday and opened fire with a military-style rifle, shooting one off...

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 April blocked Trump's executive order seeking to withhold funds from local...

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 Bolanos. The incident happened Friday night in a high-end apartment buildi...

Inmate crashes out of Iowa jail in stolen transport van

He later carjacked a female motorist and led police on a chase from the Iowa jail into Omaha, Neb., with speeds reaching 80 miles per hour, according to the paper. Schmaderer released a statement on the Omaha department's Facebook page saying, "Today...

Baton Rouge police 'will not be charged' over Alton Sterling's death

WBRZ in Baton Rouge is reporting that Sterling's family will meet with DOJ officials at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday morning. The news comes after The Washington Post that the DOJ will not indict the two Baton Rouge officers involved in Sterling's ...

Trump names anti-abortion leader to high post at HHS

Anthony List, called Yoest one of the movement's most powerful communicators and lauded her "groundbreaking efforts to advance pro-life, pro-woman legislation at the state level". In a New York Times Magazine profile of Yoest back in 2012, report...

Fitbit gives evidence in murder case

He told authorities he'd driven home in the morning after receiving a notification on his phone, telling him that a panic alarm had been set-off. A man in CT has been charged with the murder of his wife after her Fitbit contradicted his version o...

'Silence of the Lambs' Director Jonathan Demme Dead at 73

After a semester of writing movie reviews for his campus newspaper, he left college for a publicity job with B-movie master Roger Corman. Perhaps Demme's biggest and best known film , " The Silence of the Lambs " starred Jodie Foster as Federal ...

Trump administration to review dozens of US national monuments

While Zinke did not identify which designations the administration considers the most problematic, the review has been specifically crafted to encompass national monuments in Utah: Grand Staircase-Escalante, which Clinton declared in 1996, and Bears...

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Cummins is accused of disappearing with Thomas after the two were reportedly spotted kissing at school. Cummins and the girl had been the subject of a five-week, nationwide search that came to an end Thursday, when they were discovered hiding in a ...

National Security Obtained FISA Warrant To Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page

The accusations of collusion between Page and Russian Federation have been denied publically many times . Trump identified Page as a foreign policy adviser in the spring of 2016 to the Post , but campaign spokeswoman Hope Hicks later told the...

Facebook to review handling of videos after Cleveland killing

Then a scream on the other end. Stephens said in a video on Sunday that he had killed multiple people, but police said there was only one known victim. "It's actually the users who are exposed to something that they find disturbing, and then they...

EIA Forecasts Higher Gas Prices This Summer

Average retail gasoline prices in Tennessee have risen 4.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.13 a gallon for regular unleaded on April 9, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 3,821 gas outlets in Tennessee. If government estimates ...

Supplier: Drug sold to Arkansas not intended for executions

Judge Wendell Griffen of the Sixth Judicial Circuit in Little Rock issued the order after a petition from McKesson Medical-Surgical Inc. "Attorney General Rutledge is evaluating options on how to proceed". "There is no question of guilt", Republican ...

For Better Or Worse, Trump And GOP Now Own Health Care

In this Saturday, April 1, 2017, photo, Vice President Mike Pence speaks at DynaLab, Inc.in Reynoldsburg, Ohio. No timeline or specific changes have been unveiled from the new rounds of party discussions, although White House officials talked up ...

Man dead and three injured in 'targeted' shooting on Atlanta train

All of the victims and the perpetrator appeared to be in their 30s, and at least one of the victims was female, according to witnesses. The nature of the attack is yet unclear. The transit agency said the station had been temporarily closed. He sai...

White House decides against releasing visitor records

The Trump team's decision came days after three groups filed suit against the administration demanding release of visitor records to the White House, Trump Tower in NY, and the president's Mar-A-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla. Logs for the Office o...

Jaycees to present Easter egg hunt Saturday

Okay, so they're not as tricky as wily rabbits. Easter is around the corner, which means marshmallow chicks, chocolate bunnies , and Easter egg hunts. Registration begins at 9:45 to 10:15 a.m. near the shelter house. "I didn't have any luck with t...

Easter egg hunts set for weekend

The event is for ages 1 - 10. The annual Easter Egg Hunt at the Osage Rehabilitation and Health Center in Osage drew scores of kids to pick up colorful eggs and meet the Easter Bunny. Saturday, April 15 at Newtown Park's Park Place Event Lawn. Th...

Family kills disabled son after watching "Manchester by the Sea"

The couple has been charged with second-degree murder, arson and tampering with physical evidence. Jeffrey Franklin, 16, was found dead in the burned Mount Upton home February 28, but Chenango County District Attorney Joseph McBride says the boy wa...

Clinton: 'Deeply concerned' about Russian election role

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears on stage at the Women in the World Summit in the Manhattan borough of NY, U.S., April 6, 2017. "People have asked me, 'Why do you think [Comey] did that to you?' Well, I don't think it's too complicated"...

Buildings Collapse During Massive Fire in Portsmouth, NH

He says he worries about what might replace the building. "I said to the guys I couldn't get out and they laddered me down". The owner of a nearby restaurant said seeing the fire and buildings collapse was a shock to see. There's no word yet on how...

New York on verge of tuition-free college for middle class

A $163 billion bill for NY was achieved, which incorporates the Excelsior Scholarship that spreads educational cost for any New Yorker acknowledged to one of the state's junior colleges or four-year colleges, gave their family gains under $125,000 a ...

Missing Missouri girl found; 2 Maryland brothers questioned

Authorities said on Saturday, Dela Cruz and his brother, who has not been charged in connection with this incident, drove from Maryland to Blue Springs with the intent of picking up the victim and returning to Maryland with her. Louis. A short time l...

Gov. Jerry Brown Lifts Drought Emergency For Most Of California

Conservation must remain a way of life.' Edmund G. DWR officials say part of their plan requires California's 410 urban water suppliers to meet new use targets, which would be set by 2021 with a full compliance deadline of 2025. It was marked by ex...

Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

He said the evidence showed that the intelligence community had incidentally collected information on President Donald Trump's transition team, and possibly Trump himself, during the postelection transition period. Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) said ...

Sheriff Darnell responds to ICE detainer report

Demonstrators chant against President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the USA and suspending the nation's refugee program Monday, Jan. Unlike their Travis County count...

Bill Gates Net Worth 2017

President Donald Trump comes in on the list at No. 544, with a net worth of $3.5 billion. Indiana's richest man got much wealthier over the past year, according to calculations released Monday by Forbes magazine . Most of the richest women inheri...

Paul Ryan Says Health Care Bill On Track, Despite Increasing GOP Opposition

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) has said he intends to bring whatever the House passes directly to the Senate floor, bypassing committees. "I want everyone to know I'm 100 percent behind this". The president griped that the media was...

Arrest after GIF sent on Twitter causes a seizure in journalist

Prosecutors say evidence found in a search warrant executed on Rivello's Twitter account showed direct messages regarding both the act and the victim, and noting an awareness Eichenwald has epilepsy. It's what's called epileptogenic-something that t...

Florida prosecutors rebuke Orlando state attorney, promise to continue seeking death penalty

Ayala's unusual stance surprised angered many, including her city's police chief. The law is the state's latest effort to restart its death penalty process, which was put on hold twice past year after rulings by the U.S. Through an executive orde...

Search continues for cobra slithering loose in Ocala neighborhood

It's not yet clear whether it escaped the residence, the Florida Wildlife Commission said. Search crews and the snake's owner said Tuesday night that they were confident the venomous reptile was still inside the home. She said the snakes are typica...

UB law school falls from list of top 100

Engineering specialties: aerospace (5), biomedical (10), civil (9), computer (6), electrical/electronic (7), environmental (4), industrial/manufacturing (2), materials (9), mechanical (6), and nuclear (1). "I fully anticipate that we will continue t...

CHP: Make sure to sleep this Daylight Saving Time

This hour is not lost forever. My kids hate it and it sets back the entire household. However, the adjustment of our body clocks might take a bit longer, so prepare yourself for a "tired Monday!" Early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, w...

Blizzard watch issued for major snowstorm arriving late Monday into Tuesday

At the most , meteorologists say the Wilmington area could see 2 inches, with less than an inch falling in Kent and Sussex counties. SUNDAY: A threat for snow is in place from 4 a.m. "It remains hard to pinpoint exactly where the heaviest (pre...

Why Staples Stock Is Sliding 3.5%

Staples, Inc. on 11/17/2016 reported its EPS as $0.34 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.34. (NASDAQ: SPLS ) rose 2.05% or 0.18 points on Wednesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. Staples shares rose $0.19 (+2.12%)...

Third US Jewish Cemetery Vandalized

A Jewish cemetery in NY was vandalized Tuesday evening, making it the third Jewish cemetery damaged in recent weeks. Vandals tumbled and defaced headstones at a Jewish cemetery in Rochester, New York, local officials confirmed Friday, the third suc...

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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...