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Islamic State kills villagers, captures fighters in Deir al-Zor - Syrian Observatory

The Pentagon is eyeing a roughly 100-mile stretch of IS-controlled territory straddling the Iraq-Syria border that could represent the start of an endgame for d...


Texas Sen. John Cornyn Drops Out Of Running For FBI Chief

As Senate majority whip, Cornyn holds the second highest ranking position in the U.S. Senate. Former aides describe him as a detail-obsessed and thoughtful boss...


Family Torn Apart After 6-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot In Mississippi

Just a great, great, 6-year-old who we just can't imagine that something like this would happen, that people would have in their heart to do that to a 6-year-ol...


Hearse stolen in Texas with body inside

Albrecht was charged with abuse of a corpse. She told police she ate at McDonald's across the street and asked several people to drive her home, authorities sai...


Rep. Al Green Calls For Impeachment Of Cheeto Trump On House Floor

British betting firm Ladbrokes (LCL.L) cut the price of a Trump impeachment to odds-on at 4-5 from 11-10, equivalent to about 56 percent probability that Trump ...


Texas governor: Latinos shouldn't fear 'sanctuary city' ban

Concurrent efforts to eliminate or otherwise restrict competition from ridesharing companies led to similar conflicts in cities like Houston, Midland, San Anton...


Rested and ready: 13-1 shot Cloud Computing wins Preakness

Cloud Computing, a 13-1 longshot to beat a field including Kentucky Derby victor Always Dreaming , is co-owned by hedge fund overachiever Seth Klarman. Cloud C...


Colorado expecting as much as 3 feet of snow in certain areas

Widespread rain is expected across eastern Colorado, but no advisories have been issued for the plains. Snow will accumulate between to to three feet above 10,0...


US considers ban on in-flight laptops, tablets on planes from Europe

Officials from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security met last week with high-ranking executives of the three leading U.S. airlines - American, Delta and Un...


Tennessee teacher indicted on sex, obstruction charges

The grand jury indicted Cummins, 50, on charges of transporting a minor across state lines for the objective of engaging in criminal sexual conduct and obstruct...


Minnesota GOP crafting budget bills to send governor

Gov. Mark Dayton signed the bill the Minnesota Legislature overwhelmingly approved on Thursday morning, May 18. The Republican-majority members prepared their...


Tulsa police officer acquitted in death to return to duty

Crutcher before he reached his auto", the jury foreperson said in a letter to court. "She will not be assigned in a patrol capacity ". In September officer ...


2 killed in tornadoes in Wisconsin and Oklahoma; 25 hurt

He said that in some cases, the responders left their own storm-damaged homes to help search the mobile home park. The National Weather Service has issued a t...


Jury acquits Tulsa cop in shooting of unarmed black man

Crutcher. "I fired my gun at Mr. Crutcher because I was fearing for my life", she said in the court room on Monday. "Terence had his hands up, and she still g...


Graduates walk out on Pence at Notre Dame commencement

While Notre Dame does have a reputation as a bastion for the ultra-conservative, it is an elite, noble institution of higher learning where enlightened though...


Sheriff David Clarke plagiarized parts of master's thesis

He is also going to be assistant secretary in the Department of Homeland Security. According to CNN , Clarke failed to attribute his sources "at least 47 tim...


Tulsa officer acquitted in black man's death returning to force

Shelby has been on unpaid leave since being charged September 22 with first-degree manslaughter in the shooting of 40-year-old Terence Crutcher. "By allowing ...


Torch-wielding group protests Confederate statue removal

Among those at the protest was Richard Spencer, a while nationalist who popularized the phrase "alt-right" and is a leading figure in a fringe movement that...


Government to switch to 1 student debt servicing company

As if colluding with Russian Federation weren't bad enough, Trump wants your kids' education to suffer, and the intrepid reporters at the tabloid Post are on...


Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

Try it and we will lynch all of you, ' the man said in the voicemail played Saturday. On Wednesday, Green reiterated his call to impeach the president on the ...


Times Square driver who hit pedestrians charged with murder

Rojas was due to appear in Manhattan's criminal court on Friday to be arraigned on one count of second-degree murder, five counts of aggravated vehicular homici...


Commercial jet strikes truck on taxiway at LAX injuring 6

The Boeing 737 sustained minor damage to its right wing, but there was no fuel spill or fire. According to social media accounts, the plane was an Aeromexico ...


Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

Chaffetz later said that the negative reception was the result of "paid protesters". "I told voters I did not believe Congress should be a lifetime career",...


Michigan Democrats urge Trump to work closely with Congress on NAFTA renegotiation

Lighthizer says the intention is to begin negotiations with Canada and Mexico "as soon as practicable", but no earlier than 90 days from the date of this notice...


Tulsa officer acquitted in death to return to duty

The comments came after a jury on Wednesday found Tulsa officer Betty Shelby not guilty of manslaughter. As the verdict was read, several of the jurors broke ...


Chaffetz unsure if Comey documents exist

Tom Graves, R-Ga., who intends to nominate Gowdy for the post. Jason Chaffetz says he will resign from Congress on June 30, raising questions about the ...


Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

After the letter is sent, a 90-day consultation period will kick in before the United States can launch trade talks with Canada and Mexico, Politico reported ....


Jury acquits Tulsa police officer in shooting of unarmed black man

She said the first time she fired her weapon on duty was when she shot Crutcher, who did not speak during their encounter, according to court testimony from off...


Here are Pennsylvania's most popular baby names of 2016

Other names that made NY's top 100 list: Lucas, Mason, Grayson, Jayden, Leo and Asher for boys. You can check out the national list of top names for 2016 here...


Residents take stock after night of tornadoes in central US

In 2011, when devastating tornadoes struck in Joplin, Missouri, and in Alabama and MS, 111 of the 551 people killed nationwide in tornadoes, or 20 percent, were...


Trump warns ex-FBI director Comey about 'leaks' in explosive Twitter rant

Each has worked in high-profile positions in the Justice Department. "I had it in Moscow long time ago, but other than that I have nothing to do with Russian Fe...


Rep. Cummings Calls on Congress to Examine Vetting Process for Gov Officials

David Cicilline, D-R.I., a member of the party leadership. So we would be well-served to make sure that we put in place reforms so this never happens again. Cha...


Senate panel chairman: Flynn won't honor subpoena

The committee issued the subpoena in question just last week , and Burr subsequently corrected his statement, saying that Flynn's lawyers had not yet given...


2 dead in crash on Route 44 in Plymouth

Police say a 2017 Volkswagen Tiguan was driving west in the eastbound lanes of Route 50 at about 1:30 p.m. when it hit an SUV and another auto head-on between R...


Severe storms move out of Texas, into Oklahoma and Arkansas

The next fast moving wave will drop across the state late Monday night into Tuesday with additional storm chances followed by a noticeable cool down with highs ...