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U.S. police officer calls tax scammer

Roder, who works at the Eau Claire Police Department in Wisconsin as a public information officer, knew there was no reason why the IRS would be after him. ...


Court hears ACLU challenge to Ky. ultrasound law

The law, signed by Gov. Matt Bevin on January 9, requires doctors to perform ultrasounds on women seeking abortions, narrate a description of the fetus and pl...


Unanimous Supreme Court Expands Scope of Special Education Rights

When the Supreme Court handed down its ruling yesterday, shortly after 10 a.m., the question presented by Endrew's case had already been a hot topic of discus...


Donald Trump's new Washington hotel 'does not pose conflict of interest'

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High school students performs Heimlich maneuver saves friend from choking

His classmate Ian Brown immediately knew something was wrong, jumped to his feet and began using the Heimlich Maneuver on Olson. "I was very lucky to have him...


Oil Sands Pipeline from Canada Is in US National Interest

A Trump presidential directive also required new or expanded pipelines to be built with American steel "to the maximum extent possible". Secretary Shannon si...


Gorsuch: I'm 'sorry' for ruling against autistic student

The school district argued that they only had to offer a program that was above the bare minimum of education, basically show any benefit, to be appropriate. Th...


New York Killer Admits 'I Hate Black Men'

Speaking on his weekly #AskTheMayor radio program, de Blasio likened the repeated stabbing of Timothy Caughman , 66, to the 2015 shootings in SC of nine church...


GOP Senator Scoffs at Trumpcare's Potential Cuts to Women's Health

Roberts' snarky comment is very bad for a multitude of reasons. Pat Roberts apologized Thursday after receiving backlash for a joke he made about mammograms whi...


Chicago Cop Who Killed Laquan McDonald Faces 16 New Charges

Prosecutors hit Jason Van Dyke with 16 counts of aggravated battery with a firearm, according to an indictment obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times. The addi...


Emma Thompson Says Donald Trump Asked Her Out

Speaking on a Scandinavian chat show, Emma says how she was contacted by the then business mogul who sought her out after becoming a fan of her work. Thomspon...


Part Of Las Vegas Strip Closed For Shooting Investigation

Officers believe the suspect is on a bus on the Strip and are treating this as a barricade situation. Part of the street us shut down while police investigate...


Spin-Off to Focus on Joanna's Design Process

She and husband Chip announced the show in an Instagram video posted from Joanna's account. Behind The Design will provide HGTV fans with a chance to get in...


Man burning books ignites 696 acres and 2 homes

As if book burnings weren't bad enough already. Needless to say, that his impromptu barbecue didn't turn out the way he expected it to be. The fire started when...


Utah gov. signs 0.05 DUI limit, strictest in US

Plus, the law is "a total attack on the state's hospitality industry, customers and the tourism industry", American Beverage Institute executive director Sara...


Varsity Brands Wins Supreme Court Copyright Case

Citing the examples of spoons shaped like arrows and candleholders shaped like sailboats, Breyer said that granting such objects copyright protection would prev...


America's JobLink offers call center, credit help for those affected by hack

A statement from AJL said the hacker's access to the system now is disabled. Officials are working with law enforcement officials to identify and apprehend the ...


Times Top Republicans Said They Would Repeal Obamacare This Year

Roybal Federal Building on East Temple Street. As expected, reaction from Inland members of Congress to the demise of the Republican health care bill fell alo...


U.S. appeals over ruling against Trump's revised travel ban

Had the department challenged the ruling in Hawaii , the appeal would have gone to the same San Francisco court that rejected the original version of the t...


Man is praised after stopping fight

Record that too", the man, later identified as Ibn Ali, says in the video . Ali then spoke to the teens and the crowd for almost four minutes, urging the b...


House Republicans Call Off Vote On Obamacare Replacement Plan

Spicer told reporters "you guys are so negative" as they asked about the poor prospects for the vote. "For probably diametrically different reasons, we fi...


AUL Legal Analysis of Yesterday's Judge Neal Gorsuch Hearings

This stand "is markedly more demanding than the "merely more than de minimus" test applied by the 10th Circuit", he said . "Moving the needle for these kid...


Barletta will vote in favor of health bill

A senior Republican official said the vote would be delayed. Brian Fitzpatrick of Bucks County, Scott Perry of York County, and Glenn "G.T". But after throw...


Kansas-based job website hacked

Hackers obtained personal data, including Social Security numbers and birth dates, from a Topeka company that manages information services for workforce agencie...


Americans reject Republican health plan in striking numbers

Now with a GOP majority in control of Congress and Republican Donald Trump in the White House, the party is on the verge of voting on its own health care rewrit...


Maryland's Illegal alien rape case, School head cries PC, not security

Preliminary hearings are set for Montano on March 31 and for Sanchez on April 14. It is not yet clear who is representing the co-defendant, Montano. Sanchez M...


Family, peers remember mother and daughter killed in separate wrecks

The young girl was pronounced dead at the scene. An Alabama woman and her 8-year-old daughter were killed Tuesday in two separate vehicle accidents less tha...


Senator Sorry for Joking About Mammograms

A reporter from the website Talking Points Memo asked Roberts, a Dodge City Republican, about a demand hardline conservatives in the U.S. House are making to ...


Three caught in Pretoria over justice robbery

Led by the Gauteng Deputy Police Commissioner Major General Mary Motsepe, the team has been tasked with analysing the crime scene and devise a plan on how to pr...


Man charged with murder as hate crime in NYC

Police said he carried out the attack in a way that meant to draw attention. Aubry said that Jackson randomly singled outCaughman and stabbed him in the bac...


Trump has authority to issue revised travel ban, Virginia judge rules

The Trump administration cited a favorable ruling by a Virginia federal judge in its argument against making a Hawaii court order blocking the travel ban nati...


Deadly airstrike in Mosul kills scores of civilians

Tens of thousands of people are fleeing western Mosul, Iraq, amid a military offensive to recapture the area, with many wounded in the crossfire or suffering fr...


Winter weather advisory for Upstate NY: Freezing rain could snarl morning drive

It is possible that some areas will see a couple inches of snow as well as some light ice accumulation. The Friday forecast for Sioux City includes a 70 perce...


Cloudy skies and showers on tap for Friday

THURSDAY: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures continue for Thursday , with a high temperature of 61 degrees. Low around 48. Chance of precipitation is 8...


Drivers identified in deadly Mount Pleasant school bus crash

The Mount Pleasant High School boys track team bus, being driven by a coach as the team returned from a meet in Paris, was a few miles ahead of the girls bus ...