Tillerson calls for balancing U.S. security interests, values

Tillerson further urged world states to respect United Nations sanctions already imposed on North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs, voicing willingness to use secondary sanctions against foreign companies that still do business with Pyong... More..

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Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers
by | Saturday, May 13, 2017

Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

The father of six had only been police chief for three weeks. For a shooter to get into the locked facility, Casto says a person would need someone to let them in or have access to the code. Gov. John Kasich or...More..

Trump orders offshore review
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump orders offshore review

The order instructs Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review a plan dictating which federal sites are open to drilling. President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that could lead to an increas...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump to delay decision on Paris climate agreement until after summit

White House press secretary said Tuesday that a decision on whether the USA will withdrawal from the Paris climate accord will not come before the G-7 summit in Italy next month. It could also have a negative i...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

It's 'Trumpcare,' and GOP faces political fallout

Even though the Senate still has to act, Republicans now largely own a measure that would curtail, and in some cases take away completely, benefits Americans have embraced after seven years. She thinks the new ...More..

Red Sox Eject, Ban Fan Who Allegedly Used Racial Slur
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Red Sox Eject, Ban Fan Who Allegedly Used Racial Slur

The Boston Red Sox and Baltimore Orioles might have gotten a stern talking to from Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred before Wednesday's game, but that didn't do anything to squelch the war of wor...More..

Police search for 'extremely dangerous' suspect in Lowell murder
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Police search for 'extremely dangerous' suspect in Lowell murder

Elliott is accused of shooting a woman in the head at an apartment Thursday morning. Authorities identified the man as Ross Elliott, 51, of Lowell. Elliott fled and is considered armed and extremely risky; of...More..

Former French PM Manuel Valls pledges allegiance to Emmanuel Macron's movement
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Former French PM Manuel Valls pledges allegiance to Emmanuel Macron's movement

Mr Macron's newly renamed "Republique en Marche" (the Republic on the Move) movement reacted warily to the announcement. Macron, whose political movement was created just a year ago, is putting together his l...More..

Tillerson: US won't insist nations adopt US values, rights
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Tillerson: US won't insist nations adopt US values, rights

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Washington was considering imposing new sanctions on North Korea if it takes steps that deserve a further response, and is threatening to impose secondary sanction...More..

Trump Praises Aussie Medicare After Repealing Obamacare
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump Praises Aussie Medicare After Repealing Obamacare

Trump told Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at an event in New York, "You have better healthcare than we do". The meeting was just hours after House Republicans pushed through Congress a bill to r...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Tillerson arrives in Alaska for Arctic meeting

The council adopted a nine-page " Fairbanks Declaration 2017 ", which noted that the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average. "We are grateful for their invaluable work with Arctic C...More..

Betsy DeVos booed, some turn backs during B-CU commencement speech
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Betsy DeVos booed, some turn backs during B-CU commencement speech

There was no chance that was going to happen in 2017. " If this behavior continues, your degrees will be mailed to you ", said university President Edison Jackson, according to CNN . "When we seek to shelter...More..

Senate blocks move to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Senate blocks move to overturn Obama-era rule on drilling

Senate Republicans have failed in a vote to block an Obama administration rule limiting the acceptable amount of emissions from oil and natural gas drilling after three GOP Senators joined a united Democratic f...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump creates panel to investigate voter fraud

Voter fraud is extremely rare . The Administration's credibility is so low that few except the true believers are likely to believe anything produced by the likely worthless report. MCEVERS: Who is on the...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Rod Rosenstein reportedly threatened to resign after Comey firing

As today's hearing got underway, two Republicans - Sen. "I just can't do it", Flake concluded. "Now, while it looks like Donald Trump fired James Comey to stop the Russian investigation - that is why". Fo...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

McConnell asks all senators to join all-male health group

It is a measure of the mixed feelings many in the House of Representatives had about a proposal to repeal and replace the Obamacare insurance fiasco that the bill passed Thursday only by the thin margin of 217-...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Republican Leaders Lose Argument to Trump Over Voter Fraud

Shortly after taking office, President Trump claimed, without offering evidence, that 3 million to 5 million people voted illegally in 2016 and that he would create a commission led by Pence to investigate . W...More..

Republicans Take Cover After Trump 'Shutdown' Tweet
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Republicans Take Cover After Trump 'Shutdown' Tweet

The solution, he said, was either to elect more Republican senators in 2018, the next midterm elections, "or change the rules now to 51 %". Mulvaney's comments come after President Trump earlier in the da...More..

Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Brazil declares end to Zika emergency after fall in cases

Microcephaly is a birth defect where a baby's head is smaller than expected when compared to those of the same sex and age. "The Health Ministry and other organisations will maintain a policy of fighting Zi...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Hipster Obama's presidential library will include a recording studio

Obama fielded questions from residents at a forum near the site, delving into nitty gritty details of traffic patterns, green space and job creation, while avoiding any mention of his successor in the White Hou...More..

Trump tweets about Andrew Jackson, after earlier questions
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump tweets about Andrew Jackson, after earlier questions

Trump and his supporters have likened his election victory to Jackson's triumph in 1828, when Jackson became the first USA president from what was then the western frontier of Tennessee. I wish I could say thi...More..

by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Trump names 10 judicial nominees to fill federal courts

If confirmed , Stras will serve as a Circuit Judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit. -David Nye, an Idaho state judge, nominated to the federal court in Idaho. But while a revised ban wa...More..

White House Struggles to Straighten Its Story on Comey
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

White House Struggles to Straighten Its Story on Comey

The absence of former FBI Director James Comey loomed large over the Senate Intelligence Committee's hearing with top us intelligence leaders, but his temporary replacement, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe,...More..

Tucker Carlson: White House Correspondents' Dinner 'an extended middle finger' to Trump
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Tucker Carlson: White House Correspondents' Dinner 'an extended middle finger' to Trump

He, of course, failed to mention how he had been one of those Hollywood types who went to the dinner before he became president. Mr Trump was the first president to miss the gala since Ronald Reagan did so in...More..

Amber Alert issued for baby of missing Hampton woman
by | Friday, May 12, 2017

Amber Alert issued for baby of missing Hampton woman

No one has seen or heard from Johnson since April 30, which family members say is unusual. Chloe Johnson is described as 2-feet-5-inches, weight 20 pounds, with brown eyes and black hair. The man and child ma...More..