Speaker Ryan Defends President Trump's Decision To Fire FBI Director

And so, I think the president looked at the situation and made a decision that a president can make, which is to remove the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, " Ryan said. However, Ryan says he hasn't shared the same advice with Trump. Earlier... More..

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Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

Pennsylvania's attorney general lodged criminal charges Friday against the engineer at the throttle of the Amtrak train that crashed and killed eight people in 2015, electing to pursue involuntary manslaughte...More..

by | Sunday, May 14, 2017

Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

Attorney under President George W. Bush, said in a statement in response to the order. Sessions held a news conference on the new policy earlier Friday and Trump has said he chose to fire Comey because the Pr...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Fiat Chrysler recalls 1M pickups for faulty software

The company will reprogram computer modules in the affected vehicles to address this error. Furthermore, Ram 3500 vehicles produced between 2014 and 2016 are also covered by the recall. Those safety measures "w...More..

Women's Lacrosse NCAA Tournament Release
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Women's Lacrosse NCAA Tournament Release

The teams also have a familiar history, as they both played in the Colonial Athletic Association before the Nittany Lions moved to the Big Ten. Jenna Collins' five points in the game gives the junior 201 poin...More..

Hard Time Gets Harder: US Justice Dept Issues Stricter Sentencing Guidelines
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Hard Time Gets Harder: US Justice Dept Issues Stricter Sentencing Guidelines

Holder also encouraged against the use of sentencing enhancements, except in certain cases - particularly those that were violent. Now, if prosecutors want to pursue less severe charges for low-level crimes, ...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Attorney general sparks fear with push for harsh sentences

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), one of the the biggest GOP proponents for criminal justice reform , said mandatory minimum sentences "have unfairly and disproportionately incarcerated too many minorities for too long"...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed by gunman

Thorp says some nursing home residents barricaded themselves during the shooting, but none of them was injured. Pine Kirk Care Center is a 24-bed facility in a converted residential residence, said Peter Va...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; gunman dead

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said the suspect was from Utica, about 25 miles north of Kirkersville , and that his vehicle was discovered at a nearby truck stop. It's unknown where the nursing home employe...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

President Trump Cites 'Made Up' Russia Story in Interview on Comey Firing

Republicans were more muted in their criticism but raised concerns over the timing of Mr Trump's decision, with some indicating they would join Democrats in supporting the appointment of a special prosecutor to...More..

Planned U of O Tuition Hike Rejected by State Commission
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Planned U of O Tuition Hike Rejected by State Commission

A few years ago, legislators required HECC to sign off on tuition increases of more than 5 percent. The committee considered proposed rate hikes at 5 state schools - Portland State, University of Oregon, Sout...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

US Senate Republican leader opposes new Russia investigation

Sen. Patty Murray of Washington told reporters, "We are going to keep pushing Senate Republicans to take a different path than the House did and sending a very clear message to the 13 Republican men now negot...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Stiff headwinds for GOP on health care, tax reform

Insurance is, you're 20 years old, you just graduated from college, and you start paying $15 a month for the rest of your life and by the time you're 70, and you really need it, you're still paying the same amo...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Who was moderating the White House Press Briefing Wednesday?

Only 20 percent of people said they liked him, meaning he's even less popular than Trump. Alexis Simendinger, the White House correspondent for RealClearPolitics: "T$3 he minute that Director Comey said that ...More..

Cop shot after man opens fire in Ohio nursing home
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Cop shot after man opens fire in Ohio nursing home

Disario was shot on a street near the Pine Kirk Care Center , and the two female employees and the gunman were found dead inside, Thorp said. No nursing home residents were injured, nor were two hostages brief...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Ryan says House health bill coverage sufficient

No timetable will be announced, McConnell said , and he added: "We don't anticipate any Democratic help at all, so it will be a simple majority vote situation". House Speaker Paul Ryan , who also appeared on ...More..

Gillibrand urges Senate GOP to reject 'cruel' health care plan
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Gillibrand urges Senate GOP to reject 'cruel' health care plan

They did all this without having their bill scored by the Congressional Budget Office. Pat Meehan, who represents a part of eastern Lancaster County in the 7th Congressional District. I am calling Sen. Coll...More..

Ohio police chief and two employee killed in shooting at senior center
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Ohio police chief and two employee killed in shooting at senior center

Krantz, 43, both of whom were employees at the nursing home. Authorities got a report of an active shooting situation around 8 a.m.at Pine Kirk Care Center on East Main Street. The Ohio State Highway Patrol...More..

DOI Secretary Zinke visits Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

DOI Secretary Zinke visits Bears Ears, Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments

The law gives the president unilateral authority to designate an area as a national monument, restricting the types of activities that can occur on the land. The area also contains significant uranium resourc...More..

Local School Celebrates Our Lady of Fatima
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Local School Celebrates Our Lady of Fatima

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Blessed Virgin Mary appearing to three little shepherds in the small town of Fatima, Portugal. The shepherd children said the Madonna revealed three secrets to them,...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Grimes Slams Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to establish a commission to review alleged voter fraud and voter suppression in the American election system, the media reported. Trump defeated Democr...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Pence 'bops' boy in face, and child demands apology

The Pence family let a bunch of kids touch their pet rabbit before the vice-president launched into remarks thanking the attendees for supporting their family members serving at home and overseas. "You honor ...More..

Sessions to U.S. prosecutors: Pursue the most serious charges
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sessions to U.S. prosecutors: Pursue the most serious charges

Members of Congress reacted Friday with mixed reviews - some sharply critical - of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' new directive that could potentially ramp up criminal charges in cases involving nonviolent d...More..

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

US prosecutors told to push for more, harsher punishments

Sessions' memo also immediately reverses a policy implemented by Attorney General Eric Holder, Jr.in August 2013, one that ordered prosecutors to refrain from pursuing drug charges if doing so would trigger l...More..

by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

A strong field, an unpredictable course at Players

McGirt took a bit more of a dramatic path to the top of the leaderboard while Hughes was steady and consistent. Sergio Garcia plays his fairway shot on the 18th during the first round of The Players Champions...More..