Corker withdraws as potential Trump running mate

Corker's announcement that he is taking himself out of consideration came just one day after NBC News reported that he had submitted his vetting materials to Trump's campaign. But he added he was "very positive" about Trump as a person. Bob Co... More..

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Tarzan and BFG dwarfed by Dory at the USA box office

Finding Dory continued to make fireworks for the Fourth of July weekend. The site also reports that Finding Dory is on pace to topple Toy Story 3 ($415 million) to become Pixar's highest-grossing USA fil...More..

In Baton Rouge, past complaints cited use of force
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

In Baton Rouge, past complaints cited use of force

Almost all of those who spoke at the event harkened back to the Civil Rights Movement and urged Baton Rouge residents to channel their frustrations into non-violent civil disobedience, including an economic b...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Zika virus claims first death on U.S. soil in Salt Lake Valley

The Salt Lake County resident died in late June, health officials announced Friday. "Due to health privacy laws, health officials will not release further details about the individual or the individual's travel...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Mets' Harvey might need surgery for thoracic outlet syndrome

Another temporary treatment option is a "nerve block" that might help Harvey return fairly quickly, but surgery is probably inevitable at some point and the operation usually requires a four-month recovery peri...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Senate Passes A GMO Labeling Bill That The Food Industry Likes

If the House does not pass the bill in its current form next week, the bill could still pass before Vermont's government starts enforcing its own mandatory GMO labeling law, which requires an on-package s...More..

Utah woman dies after Zika virus infection
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Utah woman dies after Zika virus infection

A total of 820 cases of Zika virus have been reported in USA states and the District of Columbia as of June 22, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . In a statement , the Salt Lake Cou...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Controversial GMO Labeling Bill Wins Senate Approval

Barring states from introducing their own GMO labeling laws is just one provision of the bill , which was introduced last month by Democratic Senator Debbie Stabenow of MI and Republican Senator Pat Roberts ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Judge nixes Cosby effort to get woman to testify

The defense asked the trial judge, Steven T. O'Neill, to dismiss the case or schedule a new preliminary hearing. His legal team tried to have the case thrown out on procedural grounds, saying that his rights ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

North Korea test-fires submarine-launched ballistic missile

The U.S. Strategic Command said in a statement that it "detected and tracked what we assess was a North Korean submarine missile launch" and that the launch of a presumed KN-11 submarine-launched ballistic miss...More..

Gunman in vehicle shoots at Georgia officer in US
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Gunman in vehicle shoots at Georgia officer in US

Friday, Valdosta Police Chief Brian Childress said at a news conference. The GBI says both were transported to the hospital, and the officer went into surgery. VPD officer was dispatched on Friday, July 8, 20...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Paul Ryan Wants Clinton Blocked From Classified Hearings

Jim Jordan, in which she said "there was nothing marked classified on my emails". Clinton, who was the department's most senior classifying authority during her four-year tenure at its helm, did not address...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Mother of slain Louisiana man's son says she feels Dallas' pain

At least 100 officers, some in riot gear, tried to keep the protesters contained on the sidewalk outside the city's police department, and several engaged in heated exchanges with protesters who demanded they b...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Brown, chief of staff indicted on fraud, tax charges

District Court for the Middle District of Florida this week, funds donated to the group One Door for Education were used to pay for a golf tournament honoring Brown, luxury box seats at a Beyonce concert, a f...More..

McGuire: Silva Saves Cormier's UFC 200 Bout
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

McGuire: Silva Saves Cormier's UFC 200 Bout

Silva had gall bladder surgery a couple months back, White said, but he passed all his physical tests to make the fight happen. "Is there anything I can do?" In his brief statement on his new opponent, Da...More..

Mosquito testing for Zika virus in Northern Ky
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Mosquito testing for Zika virus in Northern Ky

The health Department held a press conference that talked about the Zika virus related death. An elderly woman from Utah has become the first person to die after contracting the deadly Zika virus , Fo...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Micah Xavier Johnson amassed personal arsenal at home

Dallas Police Chief David Brown said Johnson had told negotiators that he wanted to kill white police in retaliation for the deaths of innocent African Americans. "There is no contradiction between us suppo...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Authorities: 911 caller ambushed, shot officer in Georgia

When Beck arrived, Zambaras said, he was "an angry, insubordinate, very confused kid who wanted to leave every day". Both men were wounded in the ensuing gunfire, and both are expected to survive. "The officer ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Minnesota's officer-involved shooting to receive federal monitoring

The Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension was responsible for identifying Yanez, and it is to them that Choi is now looking for the "prompt but thorough investigation", acknowledging that these might seem l...More..

GOP Senators Skipping Trump Convention to Watch Dumpster Fires, Mow Lawn
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

GOP Senators Skipping Trump Convention to Watch Dumpster Fires, Mow Lawn

It seems that the National Republican Senatorial Committee HQ building where the senators met Trump has a back alley that's located behind a gas station that makes it a flawless place for a sneaky exit. But...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Sanders on track to endorse Clinton on Tuesday, source says

On Wednesday Clinton endorsed a version of Sanders' free college proposal that would provide free tuition at state universities for families who make under $125,000. Clinton's stop in New Hampshire on...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Ohio official: "nervous as hell" over RNC in Cleveland

However, USA Today reports Seattle police officials attended a special meeting in Cleveland, convened by the Justice Department, in preparation for the Convention. Other police departments across the country ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Sheriff: Denver shooter spoke of flying plane into building

Denver Police say the suspect was down by the time officers arrived. The suspect was pronounced dead at the scene with an apparent "self-inflicted" gunshot wound, while a female victim as transported to hosp...More..

Suspected Dallas gunman was Army reservist, served in Afghanistan
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Suspected Dallas gunman was Army reservist, served in Afghanistan

Two officers were wounded, one critically. Gov. Greg Abbott ordered Texas flags to be flown at half-staff statewide during the same time period to honor the victims. That sparked a shootout in which both the ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

US Rep. Corrine Brown indicted after fraud investigation

Brown released a statement Friday afternoon saying that she was stepping down in accordance with House rules. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi, who called the charges against Brown "deeply saddening", s...More..

Dallas PD: Shooting suspect wanted to 'kill white officers'
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dallas PD: Shooting suspect wanted to 'kill white officers'

G.K. Butterfield, head of the Congressional Black Caucus, reflecting mounting despair. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott directed the Texas Department of Public Safety to offer "whatever assistance the City of Dallas ne...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

TSA: 10.7 million people screened over holiday

Airport security lines have become so long and problematic for United States travelers that major airlines and the federal government have finally taken notice. Passengers step up to one of several stations on ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Minnesota governor: Black driver wouldn't be dead if he were white

She attributed it to her daughter, who can be heard saying "I'm right here with you" in the video . "It is an extraordinary case", Choi said at a news conference. According to police, at one point during the...More..

Toronto police concerned by Dallas shootings
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Toronto police concerned by Dallas shootings

He had no criminal history. None of the other suspects was identified, and the police chief said he would not disclose any details about them until authorities were sure everyone involved was in custody. Th...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dustin Johnson to skip Olympics to due to concern about Zika

Johnson, now ranked number two in the world, was quoted by U.S. media as saying: "This was not an easy decision for me, but my concerns about the Zika virus can not be ignored". The Associated Press reported ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dallas gun-rights activist says he was defamed by police ID

Dallas Police Chief David Brown said Johnson had told negotiators that he wanted to kill white police in retaliation for the deaths of innocent African Americans. Reuters was not immediately able to confirm ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dallas shootings gunman had bomb-making materials and rifles at his home

This week's killings of two black men by police officers in Louisiana and Minnesota were the latest in a long string of similar, controversial killings that have led to nearly two years of national protests ove...More..

Barkley: Durant Trying To 'Cheat' His Way To An NBA Title
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Barkley: Durant Trying To 'Cheat' His Way To An NBA Title

Durant was paraded out to the media in Oakland. "That's one thing I saw as well - they were so hungry to get back to where they were". "Obviously it was tough". Barkley suggested it was better to be driving t...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Names of Dallas officers killed in attack

It started Tuesday, with a familiar scene: A black man, on the ground, shot by police, with the incident captured on cellphone video. "We are saddened by the loss of the dedicated officers in Dallas, one of w...More..

Trump weighs in on Dallas attack
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Trump weighs in on Dallas attack

In the heated and deeply divisive campaign, America's presidential candidates responded with striking reflection and restraint to the killings of five police officers and two black men. In the past, Trump has s...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dallas attack: What Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump said

He called the shootings by police of African-American men in Louisiana and Minnesota "senseless" and said they remind "us how much more needs to be done". "We can't be engaging in hateful rhetoric or inciteme...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Beyond Dallas, police come under fire in three states

While investigators don't know the gunman's motives, it comes just a day after a sniper killed five police officers and injured others during a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas. Valdosta Chief of Police B...More..

Trump's son may be delegate to make him nominee
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Trump's son may be delegate to make him nominee

Flake refused to discuss the details of his confrontation with Trump but made it clear to reporters through a tight-lipped smile that things hadn't gone well. Sanders' fights are not fully finished - he is se...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Obama Says Zika Vaccine Is Likely If Congress Funds Research

Although the virus has not been reported in the Western United States, residents are still encouraged to prevent disease spread by avoiding mosquito bites. An outbreak exploded in South and Central America but ...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Arrest made in crash that killed top NBA draft pick's cousin

Authorities say 21-year-old Zachary Simmons died after being struck by an SUV while crossing a street in Hoboken on June 25. "The Hoboken Police Department is now investigating along with the Hudson County Sher...More..

Robot's role in killing Dallas shooter is a first
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Robot's role in killing Dallas shooter is a first

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told reporters in NY. "One of the things it can do is put our police officers in harm's way, and we have to be very careful about doing that". His profile photo showed hi...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Donald Trump Cites 'Frozen' in 'Star of David' Defense, Josh Gad Reacts

After days of coverage, people were starting to move past Trump tweeting an image featuring Hillary Clinton , a Star of David, lots of money, and the phrase "Most Corrupt Candidate Ever!" Mr Trump denied t...More..

'Star of David' Tweet should not have been deleted
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

'Star of David' Tweet should not have been deleted

Rather, how is it that the Trump campaign ended up tweeting out a meme already making the rounds in anti-Semitic circles? "I think it's important to remind ourselves that we are all the same and everyone is doi...More..

Missouri cop shot day after Dallas police attack
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Missouri cop shot day after Dallas police attack

The unidentified officer was walking toward his vehicle when Taylor stepped out of his auto and fired three shots to his back, with one of them striking the officer. "The officer called out on the radio screami...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Black Lives Matter supporters condemn violence in Dallas

Three suspects are in custody. Like clockwork, some people immediately and unfairly laid blame on the Black Lives Matter movement Thursday night, suggesting that the organization is in some way responsible fo...More..

Philando Castile investigation top priority
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Philando Castile investigation top priority

The remarks came hours ahead of a horrific incident where five police officers were shot and killed by snipers during a protest in Dallas, Texas. This still image taken from video by Diamond Reynolds shows ...More..

Dallas officer injured in ambush shooting is a Wisconsin native
by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Dallas officer injured in ambush shooting is a Wisconsin native

Feingold said on Twitter he wishes her well in recovery. She described chaotic scenes on the streets of Dallas as at least one sniper opened fire on police officers. It was an exciting move for the mom of a 1...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Vacation Bible School coming to West Milford church

Sunday through Thursday, July 17 through 21, at the church. Dr. Robert Goos, a clinical psychiatrist, will talk about a more holistic approach for dealing with post-traumatic stress disorder when the Lake A...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Japanese, Italian bodies flown home as Bangladesh eyes clues

Ms Hasina's government has previously blamed a string of deadly attacks against religious minorities and foreigners on domestic opponents but the latest will heighten fears that ISIS' reach is spreading. Bangla...More..

by | Saturday, July 09, 2016

Exchanges That Explain FBI Director's Decision On The Clinton Case

But the window for prosecution slammed shut Wednesday - when Attorney General Loretta Lynch effectively closed the case, in part saying: "no charges [will] be brought against any individuals within the scope of...More..