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Gorsuch dives into the fray at first Supreme Court arguments

Gorsuch responded: "Thank you very much, chief justice, and thank you to each of my new colleagues for the very warm welcome I've received this last week". On W...


White House showcases President Trump's accomplishments in first 100 days

This is something Americans have argued over for more than 100 years. After dumping the pact, Trump had said, "Great thing for the American worker what we jus...


Priebus says Trump administration considered changes to libel laws

Trump said in an interview with CBS News' "Face the Nation" that aired Sunday that he would pay for the tax cut with money collected from reciprocal taxes, ...


LA peace parades mark 25th anniversary of Rodney King riots

The videotape of King lying on the ground, as officers took turns kicking, stomping and beating him sent shockwaves around the world. In 1992, America's elect...


Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornado

Fruitvale is north of Canton. Several tornadoes touched down in east Texas, leaving five people dead, Van Zandt County officials said. She said the other pati...


Tester: New Ag Secretary Must Support Rural Communities

In fact, just after he got his nomination, the 70-years old agriculture secretary said he would step down from several companies bearing his name to avoid con...


At least seven killed as tornadoes hit US

At least 13 people were killed and dozens more injured as storms tore through Texas, Missouri, Arkansas and MS, spawning tornadoes and floods that left a trail ...


Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns

Overall, Marr notes the Tax Policy Center has estimated the top 1% of households would see a 14% increase in after-tax income, while low and middle-class Am...


United reaches settlement with passenger dragged from plane

Chicago-based attorney Terry Sullivan said United executives may have been willing to pay as much as $5 million to make this particular case go away. "I breac...


Pence says USA stands by ally Japan on North Korea problem

Its latest missile test on Sunday failed a few seconds after launch. US President Donald Trump has been pressing China to rein in North Korea, suggesting th...


Court Rulings Block 2 Scheduled Executions Today In Arkansas

Lee , 51, was administered the lethal injection at 11:44 p.m. local time on Thursday. The 8th Circuit denied relief late tonight, but the Supreme Court's sta...


Tipster to receive $10000 reward in Tennessee teacher's arrest

Cummins left Tennessee because he was anxious about an investigation into his relationship with the girl, the court documents said. His 15-year-old daughter E...


Japan's Haru Nomura keeps leads in wind at LPGA in Texas

There was more good news for Australia with Minjee Lee just one shot further back at three under, while the irrepressible Sarah Jane Smith went bogey-free in re...


Suspect in killing of state trooper is shot dead

An hours-long standoff ended Thursday morning with police shooting the suspect. "He was pronounced dead at 9:29 a.m". McQueen detailed the events leading up t...


U.S., North Korea Flex Military Muscles as Tensions Simmer

SEOUL , South Korea - U.S. forces began installing an advanced missile defense system Wednesday, and South Korea said it will be operational by the end of the y...


Syrian media: Israel attacked installation near Damascus

The residents of the area said flames could be seen far from distance. The strike "corresponds completely with Israel's policy to act to prevent Iran's smug...


Coca Cola says sweet tax in Philly hurting business

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota man who claims to have found a mouse in a can of soda is suing Coca-Cola Co., saying he missed 60 hours of work and accum...


Former officer charged with hitting kids with car, killing 1

The driver, identified as 48-year-old John Camfield, struck another vehicle while fleeing the scene but was eventually arrested by an off-duty Polk County sheri...


L.A. Riots 25-Year-Anniversary Documentary Looks At Turbulent Time

A documentary, "Let It Fall", which opened theatrically in Los Angeles and NY on Friday, is among a number of films timed to mark the 25th anniversary of the ...


Conservative caucus backs GOP health, bill but fate uncertain

The developments came days ahead of the 100-day mark of Donald Trump's presidency, as the White House pushes for fast action to revive the stalled health care...


Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

Michael Flynn, lasted just 21 days, and Flynn's ties to Russian interests are now being investigated. While meeting with China's leader, Trump ordered the air...


Federal court freezes Clean Power Plan lawsuit

The changes also came the night before protesters were due to amass in Washington , D.C. and other US cities to participate in the annual People's Climate Marc...


Arkansas prepared to carry out execution

He was pronounced dead at 11:56 p.m. Lee had spent more than 20 years on death row for the 1995 murder of Debra Reese and maintained his innocence . Addr...


Trudeau defends supply management, wants 'fact' based trade talk with US

Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. Trump said on Thursday "what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace". System spokeswoman Stephanie Ma...


Tipster to receive $10000 reward in Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins' arrest

They were discovered on Thursday in a remote cabin in Northern California near the OR border. Thomas' father has told news media he believes his daughter was ...


U.S. emphasizes diplomacy on N. Korea nuclear issue

Seoul held a large annual drill of its own, involving some 100 artillery pieces, 90 armoured vehicles and 50 aircraft, as well as 2,000 South Korean and United...


Minister hints Israel behind strike on Syria airport

Earlier in the day, a large explosion was reported near the global airport in Damascus . The official says the military is checking to see if it was a Russ...


Florida boy among 5 students hit by car has died

This undated photo provided by the Polk County Sheriff's Office shows John Camfield, a 48-year-old driver accused of fleeing after hitting five children when ...


Trump errs on the court system

The state has the largest number of unauthorized immigrants in the country, according to the Migration Policy Institute , which crunched some U.S. Census Burea...


Sebastian Vettel faster than Lewis Hamilton in Russian Grand Prix final practice

Vettel said: "I knew it would be tight and I knew I would be first across the line". Finnish team mate Kimi Raikkonen was second on the timesheets, 0.337 slow...


EPA says website undergoing makeover to match Trump, Pruitt views

While not final, the postponement is a disappointment for environmentalists who vehemently opposed the request for delay. Visitors to the website now find mos...


Titans pick Corey Davis as Mariota's new target

Davis is the only FBS player ever to have at least 300 catches, 5,000 yards and 50 touchdown receptions. Taylor finished as the all-time leading receiver in F...


Spicer says White House will host North Korea briefing for Senate

According to South Korea's Yonhap news agency, six trailer trucks, carrying the radar and other equipment for the THAAD missile battery, arrived at the deployme...


Buccaneers select O.J. Howard in first round of NFL draft

Two years ago, he had five catches for 208 yards and two touchdowns. Fournette filled the biggest need since Jacksonville addressed most of its defensive hole...


Siren wails as Israel marks annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

We must stamp out prejudice and antisemitism everywhere it is found. "From being defenseless people, we have become a state with a defensive capacity that is ...