Trump Targets Visa Program He Says Hurts American Workers

It instructs the agency to pay special attention to visas which should only go to highly paid, specially skilled applicants when there is a USA deficiency. "Buy American and hire American", Trump said at a rally in Des Moines. In February, the Trum... More..

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Macron campaign confirms phishing attempts, says no data stolen
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Macron campaign confirms phishing attempts, says no data stolen

Russian Federation denied any involvement in the attacks on Macron's campaign. French presidential front-runner Emmanuel Macron has launched a political offensive against far-right leader Marine Le Pen, sayin...More..

Student in custody after bringing gun to Wash. state school
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Student in custody after bringing gun to Wash. state school

The Mason County Sheriff's Office reported they were clearing out the middle school and have not found anyone injured. A middle school student is in custody after reportedly bringing a gun to campus Wednesday...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Trump requiring review of national monuments

California Coastal National Monument, coastal habitat that includes historic Point Arena Lighthouse. During a signing ceremony at the Department of the interior, Trump said the order would end "another egre...More..

by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Somerville's mayor is keeping score in sanctuary city battle with Trump

The Ninth Circuit Court also ruled against President Trump's travel ban in February. "The idea that an agency can't put in some reasonable restriction on how some of these moneys are spent is something th...More..

Public pans GOP's latest approach to replacing health care act
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Public pans GOP's latest approach to replacing health care act

Any vote on healthcare legislation would be determined by Republican congressional leaders and when they have enough votes to pass a plan, White House spokesman Sean Spicer told reporters at a daily news brie...More..

First double execution in US
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

First double execution in US

Arkansas carried out a double execution Monday night, marking the first time in almost 17 years that any state has killed two people on the same day. Jones gave his lawyer a last written statement and also ch...More..

Ex-'Bachelor' arrested after accident
by | Thursday, April 27, 2017

Ex-'Bachelor' arrested after accident

Buchanan County sheriff's deputies confirmed that Soules had called 911, and his voice can be heard talking with 911 dispatchers who offered to walk him through CPR on the call released Wednesday by the offic...More..

Government costs could rise $2.3 bln without Obamacare payments
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Government costs could rise $2.3 bln without Obamacare payments

That deadline has slipped on account of the delay caused by the GOP's failed health care bill. "I've been saying for the a year ago and a half that the best thing we can do politically speaking is let Obamac...More..

by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

North Carolina watches rising rivers after rain

It took until late afternoon to recover the body because of fast-moving water, Smithfield town spokesman Tim Kerigan said in an email. Rain has been falling consistently in the Carolinas since Sunday morning ...More..

Randolph Alles to Be Named Secret Service Director
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Randolph Alles to Be Named Secret Service Director

The retired general held several leadership positions in both the Marine Corps and joint combatant commands. President Trump has chosen Randolph "Tex" Alles to lead the U.S. Jason Chaffetz, Republican chairma...More..

The 4 Russia investigations in Congress, explained
by | Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The 4 Russia investigations in Congress, explained

But little progress has yet been made, three sources close to the committee told the Daily Beast . More witnesses may be added, the statement said. Recent stories have raised questions about whether the Sena...More..

Ann Coulter student supporters file suit against UC Berkeley
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Ann Coulter student supporters file suit against UC Berkeley

Campus spokesman Dan Moguluf said Coulter's promise "to come to the campus come what may" prompted Dirks to launch an expanded search beyond the usual venues for high-profile speakers to find one where official...More..

Nuclear-powered USS Michigan to arrive in South Korea
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Nuclear-powered USS Michigan to arrive in South Korea

Security experts have expressed concerns that Pyongyang may conduct its sixth nuclear test or test-fire an inter-continental ballistic missile capable of reaching the US mainland ahead of a key anniversary on T...More..

Teacher accused of kidnapping to face federal charges in Tennessee
by | Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Teacher accused of kidnapping to face federal charges in Tennessee

The family's attorney added, "The family prays and hopes that she can get beyond that and have a very successful life, but he has made that very hard", Jason Whatley said. Detectives spoke to the girl Cummins r...More..

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money
by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

Some of the localities remain defiant, despite risking the loss of money that police agencies use to pay for everything from body cameras to bulletproof vests. The targeted jurisdictions also include Clark Co...More..

by | Monday, April 24, 2017

Canadian PM Responds to Trump's Criticism of Dairy Industry

After months of sparring, the two are joining forces against a new dairy pricing policy in Canada they say is hurting American farmers, according to Schumer's office. The Canadian government protects its dairy ...More..

Sessions outlines border enforcement plan
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Sessions outlines border enforcement plan

Sessions issued new priorities to all federal prosecutors during a border trip to Nogales, Ariz ., on April 11. He added, according to reports , "It is here on this very sliver of land-on this border-that w...More..

'It's So Phony!' - Bernie Sanders Refused to Say 'I'm With Her'
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

'It's So Phony!' - Bernie Sanders Refused to Say 'I'm With Her'

Soon she did just that, with her first call to her rival to say, " Congratulations, Donald " and the second to Obama to say, " Mr. President, I'm sorry ". The devastating impact of election loss on Clinton wa...More..

Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Turkey's Erdogan says he's set to meet Trump in Washington

Erdogan, in an interview with A News channel on April 20, said that he plans to pay a visit to China on May 15-16, and from Beijing he will leave for the United States. It would also request that the election...More..

County Commissioners meet with Board of Education about budget
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

County Commissioners meet with Board of Education about budget

The charter school claims it could be more successful if it had more of the school district's resources, said Cobb school board Chair David Chastain. Hamilton County Schools Interim Superintendent Kirk Kelly ...More..

Jobless rates hit record lows in 4 U.S
by | Sunday, April 23, 2017

Jobless rates hit record lows in 4 U.S

Its unemployment rate increased from 5.2 percent in February to 5.6 percent last month. The report is based on a monthly survey of households and is not adjusted for seasonal workers. "The only problem is t...More..

Tennessee girl found safe, teacher arrested in northern California
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Tennessee girl found safe, teacher arrested in northern California

Officers ran down more than 1,500 leads and put in countless hours during the search for her, he said. "Looking back, it's weird", Barry said. Siskiyou County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Kelly Giordano tol...More..

White House Pushes Uncertain Bid to Revive Health Care Bill
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

White House Pushes Uncertain Bid to Revive Health Care Bill

The original bill ran aground last month after Freedom Caucus members pushed at the last minute to scale back or eliminate these protections, which they argue is the only way to lower premiums. It would allow s...More..

by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

2 officers shot in downtown Seattle

The incident followed a robbery at a downtown convenience store. The suspects fled and exchanged fire with police. The male officer struck with a bottle was treated at the scene. Police initially said they were...More..

Bebe expects to close all it stores by the end of May
by | Saturday, April 22, 2017

Bebe expects to close all it stores by the end of May

Bebe has not filed bankruptcy and didn't provide details on its future plans but it is reportedly considering the possibility of moving its business online only. "One thing that Bebe has going for it is that it...More..

Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Runoff in Georgia House race could test Trump

Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, lagged in a distant second, qualifying her for the runoff. As Georgia's Secretary of State, she tried to force voters to prove their citize...More..

Tropical Depression One becomes Tropical Storm Arlene
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Tropical Depression One becomes Tropical Storm Arlene

Download the Storm Shield Weather Radio App for your iPhone or Android device and get severe weather alerts wherever you are. Even though there have been twists and surprises with Arlene's development, a ...More..

Lorry driver drags auto for miles on motorway in California without realising
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Lorry driver drags auto for miles on motorway in California without realising

Steimke pulls alongside the vehicle as the driver waves his hands trying to get the trucker's attention. "I didn't know it", the truck driver responds, seemingly unaware that he had been in an accident and ha...More..

Judge Approves Baltimore PD-DOJ Consent Decree, Denies DOJ's Request For Delay
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Judge Approves Baltimore PD-DOJ Consent Decree, Denies DOJ's Request For Delay

Bredar earlier this week denied a request from the Justice Department to postpone Thursday's public hearing. Despite Sessions fears, as Mother Jones previously reported, a recent study by police reform ex...More..

Clashes Erupt As White Nationalist Richard Spencer Speaks At Auburn
by | Friday, April 21, 2017

Clashes Erupt As White Nationalist Richard Spencer Speaks At Auburn

Only a few chairs were empty in the more than 400-seat room as Spencer and other speakers railed against ethnicity and racial diversity, liberals, the media and more. For the sake of openness, I must admit that...More..

Justices express sympathy with Missouri church at Supreme Court hearing
by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

Justices express sympathy with Missouri church at Supreme Court hearing

And, depending on how narrowly the Supreme Court rules, the outcome of the case could have implications in other parts of the country as well-particularly in the 38 states that now uphold Blaine Amendments , l...More..

by | Thursday, April 20, 2017

UC Berkeley calls off Ann Coulter talk for security reasons

UC Berkeley has canceled Ann Coulter's planned talk on April 27 because it can not guarantee the safety of the right-wing commentator or the safety of attendees or those protesting her appearance. "What are...More..

Oklahoma deputy dies after shooting, suspect arrested
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Oklahoma deputy dies after shooting, suspect arrested

Authorities say the deputy was able to radio for help, saying that he had been shot. Officials say an Oklahoma deputy who was shot multiple times while serving an eviction notice has died from his injuries....More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Twenty-one arrested in California as Trump supporters, opponents clash

Capitol on Saturday before protesters began marching toward the National Mall. Civic Center Park at noon that would feature speeches by members of the alt-right. The plans for the events prompted the cancellat...More..

Wash. Post: Under Trump, Rise in Immigrant Arrests
by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Wash. Post: Under Trump, Rise in Immigrant Arrests

Stepped-up immigration enforcement has also targeted so-called "non-criminal" aliens: those who are unlawfully present in the US but who have not been convicted of another crime. The ICE field offices with the ...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Army Helicopter Crashes at Country Club in Maryland

The two other crew members are doing okay. A team from the Army Combat Readiness Center, based in Fort Rucker, Ala., will travel to Leonardtown Tuesday to investigate what caused the crash. Army investigators...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Gorsuch sworn in as US Supreme Court justice

The court meets privately Thursday to consider cases for next term. Oral arguments are set for April 19th. The San Diego County Sheriff's Department limits the concealed-carry permits to those who can show they...More..

by | Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Federal judge blocks Arkansas executions

Arkansas had scheduled the executions to occur before the state's supply of midazolam expires at the end of April. The Arkansas Supreme Court has reissued its order that halted the execution of one of the f...More..

by | Monday, April 17, 2017

Two Officers Fired After Videos Of Brutal Motorist Beating Surface

Their actions were captured in a deeply disturbing witness video that was published to Facebook on Wednesday by the Black Lives Matter of Greater Atlanta group. There is no mention of Bongiovanni hitting Holl...More..

Federal judge in Arkansas halts execution of seven death row inmates
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Federal judge in Arkansas halts execution of seven death row inmates

An Arkansas circuit judge on Friday evening issued an order temporarily blocking the state from using one of its lethal injection drugs until further notice, throwing into question a series of executions schedu...More..

District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case

Sources say the suspect, Angel Cordero Ortiz, was taken into custody Friday night in Worcester. Vanessa Marcotte went for a jog on August 7 near her mother's home in the town of Princeton, about 60 miles west...More..

Trump administration drops North Carolina 'bathroom bill' lawsuit
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Trump administration drops North Carolina 'bathroom bill' lawsuit

The bill also says that same-sex marriages performed in other states wouldn't be recognized in North Carolina. A California law went into effect in January barring state-funded travel or other spending in s...More..

Join Easter egg hunt this weekend
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Join Easter egg hunt this weekend

With a boxful of plastic eggs provided by the school's media specialist Carol Oltman, council members raced across campus, darting down hallways and popping into classrooms to hide eggs behind trash cans, in do...More..

Choate Rosemary Hall Acknowledges Years of Sexual Abuse
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Choate Rosemary Hall Acknowledges Years of Sexual Abuse

The investigator, a former federal prosecutor with the law firm Covington & Burling LLP, named only those whose actions could be substantiated through interviews and records. Choate said it had been compelled t...More..

by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

President Trump signs bill allowing states to deny Planned Parenthood money

The bill , which passed the Senate with a tie-breaking vote from Mike Pence, reverses previous legislation that prohibited states from withholding federal funding from organizations that provide contraceptive, ...More..

Branstad signs gun legislation, advocates promise continued efforts
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Branstad signs gun legislation, advocates promise continued efforts

The passage and signing of the measure marks the end of a decades-long battle for a bill that does more than make incremental changes to the state's gun laws and would bring Iowa in line with its more gun-frien...More..

Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms
by | Saturday, April 15, 2017

Civil rights groups alarmed over retreat on police reforms

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and his administration have said they remain committed to meeting the rigorous requirements of the consent decree that include instituting new use-of-force policies and improv...More..

by | Friday, April 14, 2017

Is Bannon in peril? Trump comments worry his populist base

Though Bannon built the conservative Breitbart site into a platform for the so-called "alt-right" flavor of white nationalism, Trump was cultivating and engaging white supremacists long before Bannon joined...More..

MA senators in middle of pack when it comes to popularity
by | Friday, April 14, 2017

MA senators in middle of pack when it comes to popularity

Sanders told the Associated Press this week that Trump would be a one-term president because of his support for policies like the GOP health care bill. "He won the election", said Sanders in a November 2016 ...More..