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United States' first female Muslim judge found dead in Hudson River

He said her death of was "difficult to understand". Abdus-Salaam was born in Washington D.C., attending public schools there before graduating from Barnard ...


North Korean nuclear test site now... a volleyball court?

The people appear to be standing in formations consistent with volleyball games, he added. The lastest satellite pictures show three volleyball games underway...


Hanoi mayor, villagers secure end of hostage crisis

The questions surrounding the plot of farm land in question are even murkier. In a statement signed by Mayor Nguyen Duc Chung and read out over loudspeakers, ...


GOP House Members Briefed on Healthcare Bill Status

A GOP lawmaker thinks the dreaded "swamp" may have stopped President Donald Trump from repealing Obamacare. Trump's party can not afford defections because De...


Bill decriminalizing marijuana statewide in the pipeline

HB 1911, which passed in the committee by a 6-2 vote, eliminates the requirement for obtaining a license to carry for law-abiding citizens who would otherwise m...


Hawaii lawmakers criticize Sessions' island judge remarks

Both Senators from Hawaii responded to Sessions' comments. - Senator Mazie K. Hirono " Mr. Attorney General: You voted for that judge. "We believe it's constitu...


US Justice Dept. warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

FILE - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions prepares to speak before a meeting at the Department of Justice in Washington , April 18, 2017. "Ideally the best ...


Carl Vinson carrier group is finally heading to North Korea, commander says

United States defence officials later said the USS Carl Vinson would not be anywhere near North Korea before next week at the earliest. The United States ...


Lawyer: Abducted Tennessee girl's recovery 'just beginning'

It had no electricity or furniture. On Friday, a grill, pots and pans, a bag of rice and boxes of food and empty bottles of soda and water remained in the cabin...


Trump Orders Wide Review of Financial System Regulations

Trump signed two executive orders at the U.S. Department of the Treasury on Friday aimed at financial services and taxes. While at Treasury, Trump signed an e...


Former Tennessee RB Jalen Hurd transferring to Baylor

Hurd also reportedly visited Cal, Ohio State and Louisville earlier this offseason. Hurd, a five-star recruit in the 2014 class, made an immediate impact at T...


Justice warns sanctuary cities in immigration fight

The letters give the jurisdictions until June 30 to prove that they are compliant with 8 U.S.C. Section 1373 , a 1996 federal law that prohibits local govern...


No permit, no problem: Texas House committee pushes new gun laws

Sen. Dick Barrett, D-Missoula, also supported stripping the means-testing amendment, arguing that it would cause property owners tax bills to spike if their inc...


Beaver herds 150 head of cattle in Canada

While the couple often sees beavers on their ranch, this particular interaction was a Great White Novelty. The video, taken by rancher Adrienne Ivey, shows th...


12 dead after helicopter crashes in southern Turkey

Suleyman Soylu said search and rescue teams were sent to the area after the helicopter's signal was lost. The helicopter disapeared 10 minutes after take-off ...


Paul Ryan begged Jason Chaffetz not to retire, bitch

Chaffetz led a almost two-year investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, continuing the inquiry even after th...


Patriots' Alan Branch skips White House visit over Trump's sexist remarks

Patriots' turnout for President today", New York Times Sports wrote on Twitter on Wednesday. The tweet quickly went viral with tens of thousands of retwee...


De Blasio Challenges Trump Admin Over DOJ Statement

Harten wrote in letters to local officials. The statement goes on to state that the county is often included on lists of sanctuary cities and counties "base...


Trump praises Gorsuch after confirmation

The court has been operating with just eight justices for fourteen months, with four of them being conservative and four liberal, so the appointment of Gorsuch ...


Arkansas carries out first execution in nearly 12 years despite legal challenges

His execution was Arkansas' first since 2005. The court had earlier in the week declined to step in and overturn the Arkansas Supreme Court's stay of execu...


Kansas election: Ron Estes scrapes Republican victory deep in Trump heartland

When a candidate wins , as Republican Ron Estes did in the special election Tuesday for the 4th Congressional District seat, he has the opportunity to sound ...


President Donald Trump meets with Italian premier Paolo Gentiloni

President Donald Trump on Thursday said he does not believe the U.S. should continue to play a role in stabilizing Libya , where violence and political instabi...


Health Care Deal Language Could Come This Weekend

As Congress remains in recess, some experts are weighing in on a proposed amendment to the American Health Care Act - the Republican health care replacement p...


Sanders Doesn't Know if Jon Ossoff Is a Progressive

Republicans are bidding to prevent a major upset in a conservative Geor. " Jon Ossoff is in a strong position to become the first Democrat to represent the G...


Supreme court hears arguments on jurisdiction, joinder, standing

Scalia was widely known for being an originalist - meaning that he believed in interpreting the constitution as the founders originally intended. Gorsuch repe...


Gorsuch sworn in as 113th Supreme Court justice

The second oath-taken only by judges-was administered by Gorsuch's former high-court boss, Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom the younger judge clerked in 1993 a...


Berkeley's Cancellation Of Ann Coulter's Speech Proves The Rioters Won

Responding to a tweet , Coulter insisted the event was not canceled and that she would be there. In a letter to Berkeley College Republicans, who organized...


Bernie Sanders: 'I'm an Independent'

All of this means the political machine being created by the Independent Vermont senator (still not a registered Democrat) could become a strong underpinning ...


Trump slams first 100 days construct - after repeatedly embracing it

But Trump's claim about the "ridiculous standard" he thinks he's being held to is odd, because during the campaign and just after, Trump himself repeatedly tout...


United Airlines changes crew-booking policy after passenger's removal

The latest people to benefit from a battle to offer the best deal might be flight passengers, who stand to gain in a big way as competing airlines respond to Un...


Trump's top court pick Gorsuch sworn in

Judge Gorsuch echoes the qualities of Justice Scalia, making him the ideal replacement to restore conservatism and balance back to the Supreme Court. "Republi...


Colorado Justice Neil Gorsuch's first day on the Supreme Court is today

Gorsuch thanked his new colleagues for the "very warm welcome" he said he had received. "We wish you a long and happy career in our common cause". For all 85...


UK announces schedule change for baseball series with LSU

Nick Coomes came through with a two run-single. Zach Reks' RBI-double in the bottom of the fourth gave the Cats a 3-0 cushion. The two teams will conclude the s...


Trump sets US tax reform announcement, orders tax rule review

Because Republicans in Washington generally agree that tax rates for businesses and individuals should be cut, many saw Trump's election - which gave their part...


More Officers On Leave After United Incident

This week, a disturbing video circulated showing a bloodied United Airlines passenger being dragged off his overbooked flight. That is not who our family at U...