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Tillerson Says State Department Spending 'Unsustainable'

Tillerson said the United States would press on with its "strong, principled objection to the Human Rights Council's biased agenda item against Israel". The f...


MPCA chief sounds alarm about Trump cuts to EPA grants

These grants have been given to states to implement various air, water, waste, pesticide and toxic substance programs. During his campaign, Trump often brou...


Tillerson: State Department spending levels 'unsustainable'

CNN's Jake Tapper emphasized last week that Tillerson not bringing press on the trip was "insulting to any American who is looking for anything but a state-ru...


Waterville JC Penney store to stay open after company releases closings list

The JCPenney store at the Albany Mall was not on the closure list. The retailer is not the first to announce closures of large department stores this year. ...


Patrick's Day? New York State Police to crack down on drunken driving

Patrick's Day in the US, according to a news release from the Riverside County Sheriff's Department. Three people were killed and almost 60 others injured in ...


More Republicans back healthcare bill after 'certain changes'

Griffith said they were focused on keeping the reconciliation legislation in line with the Senate's Byrd rule, meaning any amendments must be tied to the budg...


NASCAR at Phoenix: Vegas odds, key stats, sleepers, fantasy drivers to watch

Busch spun toward the inside wall and eventually finished 22nd. While the lack of punishment may encourage Busch to perhaps retaliate, Logano says he and Busc...


Local Meals on Wheels officials monitoring Trump budget proposal

People who received daily meals were more likely to say the meal deliveries made them feel less lonely than the people who only got meals once a week. Mulvaney ...


Justice Dept. signals appeal of Maryland immigration ruling

The Maryland court decision this week left standing a part of the Trump order that barred the entry of refugees to the United States for four months. Court cler...


Fire rips through two duplexes in the city of Watertown Thursday

A number of Watertown firefighters showed up at the medical examiner's office wearing full gear to salute the truck carrying Toscano's body. The Watertown Fir...


Explosion flattens home in Washington, DC, suburb

In this photo provided by the Montgomery County fire & Rescue Service, emergency personnel work at the scene of a leveled house in Rockville, Md., Friday, March...


Trump not safe in White House: Former Secret Service agent

As for that white house intruder, he was charged and is now being monitored by federal authorities while wearing a Global Positioning System tracking device. Th...


Saint Mary's Advances In NCAA Tournament

So maybe it was for the best that the kid chose to call it a night early. SALT LAKE CITY-Arizona's next opponent if the Wildcats beat No. 15 seed North Dakot...


Federal Bureau of Investigation arrests Twitter user who sent seizure-inducing GIF to journalist

The suspect was identified by the Justice Department as John Rayne Rivello, 29, of Salisbury, Maryland. Among those direct messages included statements by Rivel...


Home explosion near Rockville; occupant unaccounted for

Authorities said the explosion occurred about 1 a.m. Friday and reduced the home to a "pile of bricks". "There's not anything left of the house", said the agenc...


As snow storms batter the Northeast, 45 flights already canceled at JIA

San Francisco International Airport had 44 flights canceled Monday and 111 delays including flights headed to Washington D.C., New York, Boston and Philadelphi...


2nd child, 10, dies in fire linked to hoverboard

Savannah Dominick , 10, died at a hospital Thursday morning from severe burns, the Lehigh County Coroner's Office said. On the other hand, there was a 3-year-...


Storm Hits Hard In The Hudson Valley

Suffolk and Ocean counties are the areas most likely to see sleet, rain and coastal erosion. Cathay Pacific said rebooking and rerouting fees were waived ...


Milpitas Man Who Jumped White House Fence Speaks To Reporter

While Tran set off several alarms, he avoided other sensors, highlighting "vulnerabilities in the system". Secret Service officials conceded multiple security...


Former Tea Party darling Steve Stockman arrested for felony election law violations

He made an initial appearance Thursday before a federal magistrate judge in Houston. According to court documents, Stockman set up a non-profit in 2011 called...


Mom found dead after infant saved in dramatic lake rescue

The sheriff thanked the responding agencies, including the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, Illinois State Police, the Highland fire, EMS an...


HRC Mulling Run for Mayor of NYC

Clinton, who served as New York Senator from 2001 to 2009, was allegedly talking to people to gauge their level of interest and support. While polling sugges...


Illinois Congressman Arrested After Refusing to Leave ICE Office During Protest

When they didn't get that info, they staged a sit-in that lasted four hours . Make The Road Pennsylvania Director Adanjesus Marin said inaccurate accounts ...


All Suspects In Custody Following Hayward Police Shooting That Killed Pregnant Teen

When the detectives tried to stop the vehicle and contact its occupants at an apartment complex in the 25200 block of Carlos Bee Boulevard, the driver rammed th...


Babysitter in Texas unable to reach 911 while 6-month-old dying

Rawlings noted that anyone could run into trouble if there's a surge in calls, but the odds are stacked against some cell phone customers. City officials con...


Local law enforcement to conduct sobriety checkpoint on Friday

In 2014, 18 people were killed in drunken driving crashes on St. Patrick's Day. If you're planning on driving, commit to staying sober. "Don't drink and drive...


USA airlines cancel 5400 flights in winter storm

Robin Sylvis, who just became a grandmother, arrived in the Bay Area Monday night. The Philadelphia resident was originally supposed to fly into SFO this co...


Truck Drivers Win Overtime Pay Dispute Because Of A Missing Comma

Because of that missing comma, a federal appeals court allowed drivers for a ME dairy to go forward with their dispute over overtime pay. "A, B, or C' - the ser...


Amber Alert For Missing TN Teen

An Amber Alert has been issued across Tennessee and Alabama for the pair who left town after Cummins was caught kissing the young student and was suspended. Aut...


Airlines scrap flights to Manchester-Boston Regional Airport — Blizzard fallout

The bad news is you're not guaranteed a refund if your flight is canceled for circumstances beyond the airline's control, including inclement weather. Hawaiian ...


Longmont weather: High of 75 with strong winds

Not a big deal compared with Tuesday's snowfall; maybe 1 to 3 inches. For St. Patrick's Day, temperatures could reach the mid 30s, with mostly sunny skies. Su...


New York EMT killed by stolen ambulance

An MTA Police Officer was driving by as the incident unfolded and quickly apprehended the suspect with the help of bystanders. Both victims were rushed to Jac...


Patrick's Parade Takes Over NYC's Fifth Ave

The building was lit up green in honour of St. Patrick's Day . The New York National Guard's "Fighting 69th" brought its mascots - Irish wolfhounds. On March...


Raiders eye ex-Seahawks RB Lynch

The team was successful in signing tight end Jared Cook but lost running back Latavius Murray to the Minnesota Vikings. It's very similar to what took place...


Full Travel Ban on I-84, Tractor Trailer Ban on I-87

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has lifted the travel ban and tractor trailer ban on Interstate 84 but is keeping a tractor trailer ban on I-81, I-86/Route 17, I-87 from ...