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Trump picks former Georgia Gov. Perdue for secretary of agriculture

The National Grain and Feed Association (NGFA) said in a statement that Perdue, who is not related to the Perdue poultry family, is an "outstanding choice" ...


Man who stole gold flakes in Manhattan arrested in Ecuador, cops say

The quick-moving crook who brazenly stole a bucket of gold flakes worth almost $1.6 million from an armored truck in Manhattan last fall has been nabbed in his ...


United States sends 4 more Guantanamo inmates to other countries

The closure of the Guantanamo prison was among the main campaign promises of Obama during the 2008 presidential election. Even if congressional Republicans are ...


Teen stolen as baby still loves 'mom'

In the post, she said she had been confused and depressed since investigatorsannounced finding Kamiyah Mobley, who has been going by Alexis Manigo, on Friday in...


NCAA Votes To Ban Off-Campus Spring Break Practices

During this trip, the Wolverines will practice and tour the sites, much like college basketball programs have done for years. Spring practice is expected to b...


Metro Police search for Antioch armed robbery suspect

At the same time, Fournier said, a woman who was talking to a man in the passenger's seat approached the suspect and tried to pull the gun away from him. Both s...


Senate confirms James Mattis as defense secretary

Once Trump signed the waiver into law, the Senate held a vote Friday evening where Mattis was confirmed by 98 senators voting in favor of his confirmation. On...


The Long, Storied History Of Inauguration Day Weather

Inaugural celebrations begin at 9:00 a.m. Temperatures will be at their coldest of the day, in the upper 30s, but gradually rising. The front will probably not ...


Trump's D.C. Hotel Has Reportedly Banned Reporters During Inauguration Week

In a brief interview with NBC at the scene, he said: " I tried to light myself on fire as an act of protest ". A man working in a nearby building area sai...


The Affordable Care Act Is More Popular Than Ever

In a January 18 Senate confirmation hearing for his proposed position as Secretary of Health and Human Services, Tom Price did little to quell those anxieties. ...


Minor league hockey team's bus crashes near Peoria, serious injuries

The team was traveling Thursday to Peoria for a weekend series against the Rivermen. According to Dave Eminan of the Peoria Journal Star , Cottonmouths goalt...


Trump to sign executive orders on inauguration Day

Bee also acknowledged, that "the left" refuses to give Conway the credit for being so "f-king awesome at her job". She is heavily underestimated by her opponent...


Multiple Rounds of Storms This Weekend

The second system on Saturday will give us periods rain and a few thunderstorms and the third round comes Sunday. WHAT WE KNOW: A complex severe weather patte...


U.S. prosecutors seeking £11bn from extradited Mexican drug lord El Chapo

The infamous cartel kingpin spent years on the run from authorities following two prison escapes , the most recent of which was made out of a mile-long tunnel ...


President Trump Ditches Android Device For A More Secure Smartphone

Donald Trump is just hours away from being inaugurated as the next President of the United States. Partly he was anxious about not being able to call his fri...


Free weed to be handed out on Trump's Inauguration Day

DCMJ , the group behind the successful push to legalize recreational marijuana in Washington D.C.in 2014, had originally planned to hand out 4,200 joints on I...


Eight found alive at Rigopiano (2)

He said that the auto hadn't been buried and that he waited there for rescuers. The area, which has been buried under as much as nine feet (three meters) of sno...


Thousands Of North Carolinians To March For Women's Rights

Thinking up a sign should be fun, and it's for an excellent, and super important, cause. Organizers say the rally isn't just for women, but for anyone with co...


Kansas' Pat Roberts gaslights fellow US Senator, throws confirmation hearing into chaos

When Wyden was done grilling Mnuchin about this, it was Kansas Republican Pat Roberts' turn to talk. " Just a suggestion, sir ". After Sen. Ron Wyden (D-Orego...


Oregon's 2016 Jobless Rate Matches Record Low Set In 1995

Officials say this is the fourth consecutive month the unemployment rate has increased. The number of MA residents actively participating in the labor force w...


Mother arrested for taping child to wall on Facebook Live

The baby is heard crying in the video, to which Rudolph responds, "You have the best mommy in the world". "Don't make me put more tape". "Now sit still, you c...


Police Search for Missing University of New Haven Student

University of New Haven students and faculty received an email at approximately 12:23 am on Thursday January 19 concerning a missing U.N.H. student. A Silver Al...


Daybreak Nation on Location: Lordstown students head to Inauguration

Huffman on his staff to create once in a lifetime opportunities like this. On Friday, Beloit Memorial High School students will be in Washington, D.C. "Ever s...


Zoo Miami Announces Passing of Josephine 'With Very Heavy Hearts'

She was the first chimpanzee born at Zoo Miami. Josephine had suffered with the effects of old for years, the zoo said . The zoo said the almost 50-year-ol...


Three more storms lined up to soak Southern California

Louis Friday through Sunday combined, National Weather Service meteorologist Thomas Spriggs said. We will have a chance for more showers on Monday , wi...


Snoqualmie Pass closed all day due to safety hazards

In addition to slick roads, the Washington State Department of Transportation reports snow drifts, several trees and other debris are blocking the road in a num...


Obama commutes life sentences for 2 convicted in Jacksonville

On his penultimate day as president Obama has shortened the sentences of 330 inmates, the most of any president in a single day. However, he will still ...


It's morphin time for new 'Power Rangers' trailer

Sometimes I pretended to be a Power Ranger in the Thunderbirds universe because that's the kind of madman I am. The overall apocalyptic feel of the traile...


Rockets guard James Harden named starter for All-Star game

Harden is the National Basketball Association leader in double-doubles with 36 and ranks second in triple-doubles with 13. Jabari Parker added 15 points and s...


Virginia urges court to let execution proceed

More than 50 mental health professionals sent letters to McAuliffe this month, asking him to commute Gray's sentence because of the "horrific" childhood abuse t...


Search underway for missing Kansas woman

But she never made it. Later that morning, Anderson was pulled over by a North Kansas City police officer on Missouri 9 for an improper lane change. Townsend ...


Judge temporarily blocks Texas from ousting Planned Parenthood from Medicaid

The decision comes after three days of testimony and arguments from state attorneys and Planned Parenthood lawyers in the U.S. District Court in Austin. Last we...


Michigan Democrats respond to Gov. Snyder's State of the State Address

Such a process could help assure, for example, that a road project could be coordinated with sewer and gas main replacement; allowing the road to be torn up onl...


Topeka man among recipients of Obama's final commutations

President Obama has commuted the sentences of 209 USA prisoners in a move the White House described as giving individuals a "second chance". Obama still h...


Sierra Club to rally against EPA nominee

She's not alone in her disbelief. The attorneys general expressed "strong opposition" to Pruitt in a letter sent to the chairman and ranking Democrat on the S...