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Paris attack will have 'big effect' on French election

Uncertain electoral outcomesA woman lays a flower at the place of Thursday's attack on the Champs Elysees boulevard in Paris, Friday, April 21, 2017 . Conserva...


Trump Calls First 100 Days Measure A 'Ridiculous Standard'

Most recently, President Barack Obama entered office during a major economic upheaval unleashed by a global financial crisis which had unfolded during the presi...


Cleveland Indians activate Jason Kipnis; option Yandy Diaz to Class AAA Columbus

Kipnis stole 30 bases in 2013, batted.303 in 2015, and hit 23 home runs a year ago. That was the major question regarding his return, as it afforded manager Ter...


Ivanka Trump's Brand Is Becoming a Target for Counterfeiters

In addition to winning the approvals from China, Ivanka Trump Marks LLC applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and t...


Fillon to Propose Initiative on Counter-Terror Coalition with Russia, US

That's largely because opinion polls suggest that the electorate was still divided nearly evenly between four leading candidates ahead of Sunday's first roun...


Sanctuary mayors fire back at Trump administration over immigration

The statement was part of an ongoing dispute between Republican President Donald Trump and cities including NY over immigration policy. Luis Pablo Hernández...


House Oversight Committee Chair Jason Chaffetz Will Not Seek Re-Election

He flip-flopped in his support of Trump, though noted in today's Facebook post that he had the "full support of Speaker Ryan" to continue chairing the prominent...


Justice Neil Gorsuch's First Day on the Job

Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit? It took less than 15 minutes for Gorsuch to ask his first question from the bench. His opening day performance m...


Cardell Hayes sentenced in Will Smith's death

He insisted he fired at Smith, hitting him once in the side and seven times in the back, only because he believed Smith had retrieved a gun from the SUV. Saints...


Frein Guilty on All Charges

He says the verdict means "a brutal murderer will be held accountable for his heinous and cowardly acts". He led police on a 48-day manhunt before his capture i...


Trump, Murphy agree federal agencies should 'buy American'

Trump signed an executive order on enforcing and reviewing the H-1B visa, popular in the technology industry, on a visit to the headquarters of Snap-On Inc, a...


Hillary Clinton: Progress in LGBT rights may not be secure

In her addres, s she warned that certain LGBT protections and rights that gained ground under the Obama administration may be at risk of falling to the wayside ...


Trump says charges against Assange would be 'OK'

The US has been investigating Assange and WikiLeaks since 2010 when the whistleblower website posted thousands of pages of classified material stolen by US...


Republican wins unusually competitive Kansas congressional race

You play every game", Pumpelly said. Estes won by roughly 10,000 votes over Democrat James Thompson, a civil rights attorney. Gov. Brownback will appoint a ...


North Korean ship docks in Chinese port despite coal embargo

Yet North Korea has continued to paint the U.S.as the aggressor. China said in February it was halting all coal imports from North Korea for 2017 in accordanc...


Fox News Shuffles Primetime Lineup After O'Reilly Ouster

O'Reilly could be totally innocent but when advertisers abandon ship, it's over. The New York Times , which first reported the harassment settlements, said O'R...


Man responsible for Paris shootout was a French national

Her policies have been compared to those of Trump, who similarly ran on a platform of economic nationalism and a promise to restore law and order. Le Pen, who...


Ann Coulter Vows To Speak At UC Berkeley Despite Planned Speech Cancellation

Berkeley , cradle of the modern liberal movement, has been the scene of violent political clashes in recent months and Cal officials said Coulter's planned ev...


Gorsuch's first big SCOTUS vote cleared way for Arkansas execution

Lee was put to death at 11:56 p.m. CT at Cummins Unit, a prison in Southeast Arkansas. Attorneys for the State of Arkansas sought an expedited process to al...


New England Patriots Fire Back at NY Times Over White House Photo

Obama than Pres. Trump . The 27-year-old was no stranger to the White House , having visited former president Barack Obama after the Super Bowl XLIX win in ...


Is Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy getting ready to resign?

Chuck Grassley, (R-Iowa), told an Iowa newspaper that he expects a Supreme Court justice will resign this year, opening up a seat that President Donald Trump ...


Ann Coulter called off by Barkeleys

It also echoed a similar cancellation in February of a planned speech at the university by right-wing provocateur and former Brietbart editor Milo Yiannopoulos,...


As protests swell, Venezuela's economic crisis deepens

The plant in the industrial city of Valencia was confiscated Wednesday as anti-government protesters clashed with security forces and pro-government groups in a...


Marine Le Pen is the 'strongest candidate' in French election, Trump says

Le Parisien daily described the two reactions as "diametrically opposed". In an attack claimed by so-called Islamic State, a gunman shot dead a policeman...


Fresno killings suspect has 2-decade history of violence

Mark Greer is shown at his home Wednesday, April 19, 2017, in Fresno, Calif . Kori Ali Muhammad from Fresno often talked of liberating black people, facing...


Senator Bernie Sanders, DNC Chairman Tom Perez speak to hundreds in Louisville

SCOTT DETROW, BYLINE: Yeah. "I can not believe with all of the solar exposure that this state has, how little your utility has done to move this state in sust...


Thousands without power in San Francisco; subway stalled in NYC

People stand outside their office building in the Financial District after a power outage Friday, April 21, 2017 , in San Francisco . "See the city and enjoy ...


Fox News begins its lurch leftward

His annual salary is worth about $25 million, according to NBC News, which cited a person with direct knowledge of O'Reilly's contract. Women rights activists...


Trump Draws the Line: It's 'Hollywood vs. Georgia' in June Runoff Election

He now will face Karen Handel , a former GOP Georgia secretary of state who led Republican candidates with just under 20 percent of the tally, in a runoff. D...


Ovechkin leaves, then returns to Game 5 after hit from Kadri

Washington evened the series on Wednesday night with a 5-4 win on the road in Game 4. Game 5 may well decide this, since the victor gets a 3-2 lead, one game f...


Karen Handel beats Jon Ossoff in Georgia district's values

It appears that Ossoff's final vote tally will be as drastic an improvement over previous Democratic congressional candidate similar as that seen by the Democ...


Sanders And Perez Try To Unite Democrats Across The Country

Perez urged attendees to resist Republican President Donald Trump by winning seats in Congress, statehouses and school boards. "From now on in, the Democratic...


Elizabeth Thomas, Tad Cummins: Arrest Affidavit Reveals Disturbing Details About Their Relationship

He said she did not act like a rescued person. The morning the two disappeared on March 13 , Cummins reportedly borrowed his wife's Nissan Rogue and told h...


'Mother of all protests' in Venezuela

The march, which opposition leaders called "the mother of all rallies", took place in several states of Venezuela. The opposition has accused Maduro of lettin...


Arkansas executes first inmate since 2005

A drugmaker asked Arkansas officials not to purchase its products for executions months before the state accepted a third-party "donation" of potassium chloride...