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Officer shot after man opens fire in nursing home

The officer who was shot was ambushed by the shooter, according to 10TV . Authorities responded to the situation at Pine Kirk Care Center on East Main Stre...


Former Congresswoman Found Guilty of Using Scholarship Fund for Personal Gain

Attorney W. Stephen Muldrow said "Former Congresswoman Brown chose greed and personal gain over the sacred trust given to her by the community that she served f...


Friday To Be Mostly Cloudy With Temperatures In The 40s

The fairly cool and unsettled pattern continues through the end of the week, and as one slow-moving area of low pressure (finally) moves away, another replaces ...


May Day rallies across US to target Trump immigration policy

Seattle police have arrested one person during a May Day rally. In addition to rallies, immigrant rights activists in communities in Indiana, Massachusetts, T...


Trump will put America first on climate: Tillerson

His comments came as the delegates renewed calls for addressing global warming and cautioned that climate change is the most serious threat to Arctic biodiversi...


Spicer to give first press briefing since Comey firing

He's a show boater", Mr. Trump said. "I'll lengthen the time because it should be over with". "I actually asked him, yes", Trump said. Burr said the timin...


Still no verdict for Florida ex-congresswoman's fraud trial

Brown's district had included portions of Florida and Volusia counties until redistricting in 2013. Former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown has been found guilty of ta...


Ex-congresswoman may spend rest of life in prison for fraud

Brown faced almost two dozen federal charges ranging from mail fraud to filing false tax returns. She was found not guilty of two counts of mail fraud and two...


Trump Highlights Rosie O'Donnell's Support for Firing Comey

President Donald Trump , in an exclusive interview Thursday with NBC News' Lester Holt, called ousted FBI chief James Comey a "showboat" and revealed he as...


Mormons Pull Out of Some Boy Scout Programs

The Venturing program is used in other churches and secular organizations, Delimarkos said - and unlike Cub Scouts or Boy Scouts , Venturing includes both bo...


Trump to Sign Order on Offshore Drilling

On Thursday, Zinke did not say directly whether Trump has the authority to hold lease sales in the banned areas. The president claims the move will generate m...


Apple, Google, Unilever Urge White House to Make Good on Paris Agreements

He said he trusted that "the good sense and pragmatic spirit of President Trump and his team" would prevail. White House officials had been expected to soon c...


Republicans Are Building An Alternate Reality Around Their Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans, meanwhile, are assuring voters that they will take up the issue and write their own bill. This confirms what Senate Majority Leader Mitc...


LeBron James says he's never experienced racism in Boston

Orioles manager Buck Showalter sprinted out of the dugout to complain, and Gausman remained on the field for several minutes for the lengthy argument. James adm...


Venezuela's opposition is looking for regional support

Its statistics for 2016 showed infant mortality, or death of children aged 0-1, climbed 30.12 per cent to 11,466 cases a year ago. The report gave no comparativ...


Texas bill could deny transgender wrestler title defense

FILE - In this February 18, 2017, file photo, Euless Trinity's Mack Beggs is announced as the victor of a semifinal match after Beggs pinned Grand Prairie's K...


Former French Prime Minister Valls plans to back Macron in June elections

Macron is working to obtain a majority in the lower house of parliament in June elections. Macron's party chief, Richard Ferrand, told a news conference his "...


Played a part in Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey

In all, Mr. Trump said Mr. Comey told him three times that he wasn't under investigation, offering more details on the earlier statement in his letter firi...


U.S. working on new N.Korea sanctions: Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will press for enforcement of nuclear and missile sanctions on North Korea when he holds a working lunch with Southeast Asia's ...


Michael Flynn's resignation took 18 days, and here's how he used them

The White House on Tuesday branded fired acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates as a " political opponent " of President Trump, in its first comments on why o...


Trump says 'everybody', not just Australia, has better healthcare than US

US President Donald Trump met Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull for a patch-up meeting and said all issues had been "worked out" after a January tele...


Rosenstein role in Comey firing raises more questions than answers

Cuban, a frequent Trump critic and owner of the NBA's Dallas Mavericks, told Business Insider that Comey's dismissal is not about "whether or not Comey shou...


Officials from Arctic nations meet amid drilling concerns

At the beginning of its Arctic Council presidency under then-president Barack Obama, the U.S. had identified Arctic climate change as a top priority. "In the ...


Betsy DeVos was booed today as she gave a commencement address

The faculty and staff on stage stood several minutes in silence before the jeers from the crowd had ebbed enough to proceed. "I'm here to demonstrate, in the mo...


Senate Blocks Repeal of an Obama-Administration Environmental Regulation

The 51-49 vote against the repeal measure was a blow to the fossil-fuel industry and groups linked to the conservative Koch Brothers, which had waged a public...


Trump to sign voter fraud executive order

Bernie Sanders said that given the lack of pervasive voter fraud, "the sole objective of this commission is to propagate a myth and to give encouragement to...


Acting FBI chief declines to say if Trump under investigation

Led primarily by Democrats, senators are now asking Rosenstein to come back to Capitol Hill next week to explain his role in Comey's dismissal. First Republic...


Thursday's vote on ACA a step in the right direction

It now moves to the U.S. Senate, where the bill's future is unclear. I have always believed, however, that Obama was prescient in seeing that the ACA would ha...


Trump creates panel to investigate voter fraud

Suffice it to say, placing Kobach in the leadership of this commission poisons it fatally (it could get even worse if former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackw...


Donald Trump Is Right About The Budget

John Cornyn (R-Tex.), a top deputy to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), said of Democrats recently. Congress is poised this week to approve the ...


Drawings of Obama Presidential Center unveiled

This view looks from the so. According to the Obama Foundation's website , the Presidential Center will feature a library and a museum and is set to open i...


10 people nominated by Trump to federal bench

The appeals court selections were described by the person on condition of anonymity. Gage Skidmore / Flickr.comPresident Donald Trump has announced the names ...


Comey 'Told Associates' Trump Was 'Crazy', 'Outside Realm of Normal'

The people recounting the behind-the-scenes activity spoke only on condition of anonymity to disclose private discussions. Schumer called for Rosenstein to ap...


Hasan Minhaj returns to 'The Daily Show' after White House correspondents' dinner

He also asked, who tweets at 3 a.m.? But nevertheless, it was a defiant Trump who arrived at the Farm Show Complex, and an enthusiastic crowd that embraced hi...


AHCA Could Lead to 1M New Yorkers Losing Health Insurance

Republicans' latest lie is that the Affordable Care Act is unsustainable because premiums are rising and insurers are pulling out. Reed was responding to a ...