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Springs church leaders respond to 'religious liberty' executive order

While some applaud the executive order as a move toward protecting religious liberty, more than 1,000 clergy leaders signed a statement arguing that it op...


4 dead in OH nursing home shooting

A woman who works about a block from where an OH police chief and two nursing home employees were killed says she heard gunshots followed by screaming and then ...


Trump Says He Planned To Fire Comey Before Justice Department Recommendations

In an interview on Thursday with NBC News, the president said Comey gave him this assurance during a dinner and in two phone conversations. "I had a dinner ...


Hanford Contractors Plan To Fill Tunnel Collapse With Soil

Authorities also revealed that the 400-square foot sinkhole they filled with soil could have been there since last weekend before it was discovered Tuesday. Smi...


Trump says pick for next Federal Bureau of Investigation director could be announced within days

Trump tweeted. "Maybe the best thing to do would be to cancel all future "press briefings" and hand out written responses for the sake of accuracy???" Mr Schi...


HFC Member Says House Obamacare Repeal Bill Only 'Tweaks' Obamacare

Supporters of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) claim an unparalleled victory, a promise fulfilled , and a cure for our failing health care system. LoSasso, ...


James Comey's independent streak, dramatic flair could haunt Trump

Donald Ayer, who served as deputy attorney general under Bush I, apparently didn't appreciate being used in this way; he released a statement the day after Mr. ...


The Grand Final of Eurovision 2017

Who will follow in Jamala's footsteps and become Eurovision champion for 2017? While favorite for this year Italy has an automatic spot in the final along w...


Environmentalists celebrate surprise victory as Senate upholds Obama-era methane rule

The vote on Wednesday was always expected to be close, and Vice President Mike Pence was at the Capitol and could have broken a tie if needed. Sen. Methane ...


Family wants justice, not protests for teen killed by Balch Springs PD

A Texas police officer has been fired for shooting into a auto full of teenagers and killing 15-year-old Jordan Edwards on Saturday night as the group left a pa...


LSU completes sweep of Auburn

Robert was forced at second base on a ground ball to the third baseman by Conor Davis. Dylan Ingram began the 2 frame with another hit, his fourth in two nights...


Hinting at secret tapes, Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The first question to White House spokesman Sean Spicer at his briefing on Friday: Did Trump record his conversations with Comey? Mr. Trump added that he does...


Trump says it would not be "inappropriate" to ask for Comey's loyalty

Trump said, referring to his deputy press secretary, who helmed several briefings this week while press secretary Sean Spicer was on Naval reserve duty. Giv...


Records show violent history for Ohio nursing home gunman

No nursing home residents were injured, nor were two hostages briefly held by the alleged gunman. Addressing press corps, Licking County Sheriff Randy Thor...


Attorney general announces involuntary manslaughter charges against engineer in deadly Amtrak crash

Pennsylvania's top prosecutor has charged a speeding Amtrak engineer with causing a catastrophe, eight counts of involuntary manslaughter and other crimes in a ...


Attorney general sparks fear with push for harsh sentences

The Trump administration called for tougher charges and longer prison time for criminals in a move to return to strict enforcement of federal sentencing rules, ...


Despite warnings on Flynn, Trump dismisses Russian collusion

The decision came three days after the information about Flynn's Russian Federation contacts became public. It was Yates who first alerted the White House i...


Companies urged to secure networks after cyber attack

But computers and networks that hadn't updated their systems were still at risk. Many canceled all routine procedures and asked patients not to come to the hos...


Walker to tell Republicans he's 'ready' for run

Gov. Scott Walker announced Friday that he would tell the about 600 party faithful expected to attend that he is ready to run for a third term. "I'm as proud ...


Trump hopes to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director quickly

When asked if Trump requested loyalty from Comey in January, Spicer said: "No". Up until the firing they had some control over his conduct and his public commen...


Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the charges Friday evening, two years to the day after the crash. Under state law, Friday marks the two-year deadline ...


JaQuan Lyle Arrested on Public Intoxication Charges

Lyle confirmed his intention to return to Ohio State for his junior season in March, but a spokesman told Tim Shoemaker of 11 Warriors that Lyle quit the ba...


Donald Trump threatens to cancel press briefings for 'sake of accuracy'

Chalk that up to misplaced confidence in an untrustworthy colleague who is now in legal jeopardy. He brought that recommendation to the president. "They could...


Spicer: Flynn Delay Was Because Yates Is a 'Strong Supporter' of Hillary

He is wielding his influence overseas, offering his support for some of the global political candidates who are clamouring for his endorsement. Separately Mon...


Dudley Group bosses say borough hospitals escaped NHS cyber attack

Hospitals across England and Scotland have been crippled by the global attack, which began on Friday and saw around 45 organisations infiltrated by malicious so...


Amtrak Engineer Charged With Manslaughter for 2015 Crash

PHILADELPHIA (AP ) — The state's top prosecutor on Friday charged a speeding Amtrak engineer with causing a catastrophe, involuntary manslaughter and other cr...


Speeding Amtrak engineer charged in deadly derailment

Judge Marsha Neifield ruled in their favor, ordering the district attorney to charge Bostian with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment. When t...


Mom of Ohio boy who killed himself vows he "will be heard"

Gabriel killed himself at home two days later. The school district said in a statement Friday that "in an effort to be completely transparent, we are releasi...


ATLANTA (AP) -- It's "Trumpcare" now, and Republicans have to answer for it.

They cited concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with pre-existing conditions, along with cuts to Medicaid. State Medicaid data als...


James Comey 'not anxious about any tapes' despite Trump's Twitter

Trump in his interview with Holt expanded on the conversations he had with Comey after the termination letter he sent to him was made public. Former FBI Dire...


Schumer says agreement gives Amtrak extra money

Update 2:33 p.m.: The Times reports that New Jersey state senators Robert M. Gordon and Loretta Weinberg have voiced concern over the fact that Amtrak officia...


Attorney General to prosecutors: Seek tougher sentences

Department of Justice released on Friday. JACKSON: After 24 years, his sentence was commuted by then-President Obama in 2015 as part of his push to roll bac...


Judge Orders Charges Brought Against Amtrak Engineer, Reversing Prosecutors' Decision

That judgment call prompted civil lawyers representing the family of a technology executive killed to seek a private citizen's complaint. "Bostian was an expe...


Burgum: US Senate should have voted against flaring rule

Using the CRA to undo the rule would have permanently handicappedefforts to control methane. The agency predicted that the rule will reduce methane emissions ...


Johnson City Gander Mountain will likely remain open under new name

The camping and outdoor supply store is at Hudson Valley Plaza, behind Walmart, on Frank Sottile Boulevard in the town of Ulster. The Gander Mountain in Algon...