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New Trump executive order asks tech execs to help modernize government

USA president Donald Trump on Monday ordered the formation of a technology organisation meant to "transform and modernise" government IT, and the White House ...


Evander Holyfield's son, a Georgia football player, arrested on marijuana charges

Two unnamed Georgia teammates also were in the room, but have not been charged. An officer checked the ground outside the window and found "seven buds of suspec...


Detroit police officer remains critical after shooting

The first officer was shot once in the forehead. They are not looking for any more suspects. His partner fatally shot the suspect who had opened fire during the...


The White House's decision-making on Michael Flynn is troubling

They did not possess that information due to the fact that Flynn's clearance ran through DOD and had been approved in 2016. "The Pentagon's warning to General...


Lawmakers seal deal on $1T plan government-wide funding bill

Schumer also showed off his contemporary tastes with picks by Tame Impala ("New Person, Same Old Mistakes"), Lady Gaga ("Million Reasons"), James Blake ("Life R...


United States needs September 'shutdown' to fix Senate 'mess'

Republicans hold 52 seats in the 100-seat US Senate. Both parties signed off on the spending bill to fund the federal government through to September to avert...


Trump asks why American Civil War couldn't have been avoided

He was really angry that he saw what was happening with regard to the Civil War. "He said , there's no reason for this", said Trump . More importantly, wh...


Alyssa Rosenberg: Ann Coulter is gaming liberals and conservatives alike

He wore a helmet with a "Make America Great Again" sticker across the back, goggles, a gas mask and knee pads. Police in riot gear Thursday. A few will also...


Congress Passes Stopgap Measure To Fund Government, Averting Shutdown

With neither party savoring a federal shutdown, it seemed likely Congress would approve the week-long stopgap measure in time to keep agencies open. If Congre...


Ex-officer pleads guilty in fleeing motorist's death

But a video of the incident, captured by a bystander, showed that Scott was about 15 feet away from Slager when Slager began shooting. Slager's trial on the m...


San Onofre Beach Remains Closed After Shark Attacked Woman

In this Sunday, April 30, 2017 photo, a sign warns beach goers at San Onofre State Beach after a woman was attacked by a shark in the area Saturday, along the...


Lawyers seek stay of execution set for Arkansas death-row prisoner Thursday

Jones was put to death first, at 7:20 p.m., but not before suffering through what might have been a botched execution. FILE - This combination of undated file...


Thousands brave weather to protest Trump climate policies across the US

President Donald Trump in a speech at Pennsylvania marking his first 100 days in office, said that his administration will take a big decision on Paris climate ...


Turkey Will be the Next Syria

The cooperation between Washington and the YPG, which saw the United States send a limited number of forces to work with the group, led to bitter tensions bet...


Troy officials visits auto shop to kick off Small Business Week

Small businesses play a vital role in Pennsylvania's economy, accounting for 99.6 percent of businesses in the state. These numbers, though, only represent a ...


Saints end 1st round by taking Ryan Ramczyk

After battling hamstring problems for two years, Lattimore finally got the chance to show fans why it was worth the wait to see him play cornerback for the ...


Clinton blames misogyny, FBI, Russia, herself for 2016 loss

Clinton said such negotiations could make it harder to work out a solution with countries in the region. But by then the damage was done. Former Secretary o...


Freedom Caucus says it now backs GOP health care plan

If, as Dent suggested, the vote dynamic among moderates is the same, Republicans could be dangerously close to passing the health care bill even with those chan...


Lawmakers Say It Appears Michael Flynn Acted Illegally In Taking Russian Payments

I believe these documents should be declassified to the fullest extent possible, without compromising sources and methods", he said, thanking Chaffetz for joini...


11 dead, dozens hurt after tornadoes hit Texas, south 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 trai...


People Are Reporting Criminal (Space) Aliens To New ICE Hotline

ICE denounced the calls, saying such actions hurt victims of real crimes. The hotline could help the administration's efforts to gather data about undocumente...


Trump backs down on border wall funding

Earlier this week Trump said he would not sign a spending bill to prevent a government shutdown if it did not contain funding for a border wall, but later rel...


Thousands protest climate policies

Hundreds of Buffalo voices were joined Saturday by an influential worldwide voice during a rally to protest President Trump's stances on climate change and envi...


Flood watch in effect as rains, winds continue to hit Chicago

Further downriver at Collinsville, the Caney enters flood stage at about mid afternoon on Saturday and is expected to crest at 32.5 feet during the early mornin...


USA military pressure on North Korea provokes Pyongyang's retaliation - Russian ambassador

President Donald Trump said Friday that North Korea had "disrespected" China by attempting to launch another ballistic missile. The Carl Vinson arrived in t...


Immigrants, unions march in US for rights, against Trump

In San Francisco, immigrant rights groups have joined with Muslim organizations and women's advocates, said Roberto Hernandez, organizer for the city's May 1 Co...


President Trump Immediately Cancels Michelle Obama's Brand

Tchen said the program drew from both private sector support and public funding and said the benefits outweighed the costs, adding that it was already a well-...


House Freedom Caucus Backs Revised GOP Health Care Bill

Of course, the substance of the bill has dramatically changed. Another nagging issue was the revelation that the legislation would allow members of Congress a...


Border Patrol discovers 67 pounds of Marijuana in a casket

Agents made a decision to stop the vehicle, which had one occupant and a coffin in the back at the intersection of Highway 90 and Highway 82, reports Douglas...


Arkansas governor dismisses calls for full execution probe

A coroner pronounced Kenneth Williams dead 13 minutes after the execution began. Prison officials summoned media witnesses shortly after the court's ruling ...


Trump Influence on US High Court Begins as Gorsuch Hears Arguments

Gorsuch thanked his new colleagues for the "very warm welcome" he said he had received. As practiced by Scalia during his three decades on the Supreme Court, th...


Potentially strong storms to move in overnight

One of those areas produced a large damaging tornado in Texas. Another concern will be heavy rain. With very warm and humid air in place and strong wind fie...


Jimmy John's offering $1 subs Tuesday

Customers are encouraged to check their local stores' Facebook pages for participation. Since you'll only be spending a buck for that sandwich, go ahead and spl...


Cop killer Eric Frein sentenced to death

Frein was later sentenced to death for the killing of Pennsylvania State Police Trooper Cpl. Frein was convicted last week of the sniper attack on the Bloomin...


'Major, major' conflict with North Korea is possible, says Trump

Referring to the United States sending the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier to Korean waters, the newspaper said that "rendering aircraft carriers useless is ...