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Korea apparently slams China for stepped-up sanctions

The actions form part of a Chinese plan to "reduce the time to react to a North Korea contingency" the defence official said . "We are closely watching the s...


Killer of ex-Saints star Smith sentenced to 25 years jail

My family and I are extremely disappointed with today's sentencing and the leniency showed by Judge Buras for the defendant. Hayes is to be sentenced Thursday a...


A body recovered, another missing after boats collide on Lake Murray

McCullough also confirmed that there is an ongoing recovery mission for a second victim. The two boats involved were a a 32-footer and a 16-foot bass boat, McCu...


Aaron Hernandez's Family Intends To Donate His Brain For Scientific Research!

Baez said arrangements were made with the university to pick up Hernandez's brain Thursday morning, but Massachusetts Chief Medical Examiner Henry Nields blocke...


Portland Metro Thursday Weather: Cloudy and cool with showers and possible thunderstorms

Tuesday night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54 and a slight chance of showers. Overnight, lows will be in the lower 60's. This map released by U.S. Chanc...


DOJ threatens "sanctuary cities" with loss of grant money over immigration enforcement

DOJ addressed letters to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, as well as officials in Las Vegas , Nev.; New Orleans, Philadelphia , M...


Armenian peacekeepers not hurt in Taliban attack

A Taliban spokesman, Zabihullah Mujahid, said the assailants had been led inside the base by four soldiers who had always been working for the militants. The mi...


Paris cop killed, another injured in apparent terror attack

Police shot and killed the gunman after he opened fire on a police van on Paris' most famous boulevard on Thursday night. The Islamic State group's claim ...


Thousands Turn Out to March for Science in Washington

The March for Science - marches, actually - is happening in more than 600 cities worldwide, with organizers dismissing partisanship and calling for what the Ma...


Republicans skipping town halls because they're sick of being told they suck

David Lynch, a Democrat in Coffman's district, was one of those voters who has voted for him and showed up at the town hall Wednesday. Lawmakers push back on pu...


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...