Cops to protest over Black Lives Matter sign at city hall

As the police rally was breaking up, some Black Lives Matter supporters held signs saying "All lives can't matter until black lives matter " or thanking the mayor for his stand. Despite the banner's presence for almost a year now, it's recently caug... More..

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by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Pence brushes off question about GOP candidate endorsements

And after law enforcement and local volunteers barred a Washington Post reporter from entering a rally in Wisconsin, Pence said on conservative commentator Hugh Hewitt's radio show the campaign would evaluate...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Trump's Taj Mahal is closing next month

A little while back, we looked at the fate of the Trump Taj Mahal, the last Atlantic City casino with Donald Trump's magnificent name plastered on it. Today (Aug. 3), the resort's management announced the prope...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Trump taunts GOP, refusing to back Ryan, McCain

John McCain in their re-election bids. In that same interview, Trump also refused to endorse Ryan, who faces a primary election next week. "You would think we'd ought to be focusing on Hillary Clinton and all...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Paul Ryan reaffirms support for Trump, critiques campaign

As for McCain - a former naval aviator who was shot down and tortured during the Vietnam War - Trump said he has "never been there with John McCain because I've always felt that he should have done a much bette...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Trump claims unity in his campaign

In the letter Monday, they noted how Ryan had initially withheld his endorsement of Trump, and now asked the speaker to take it back. Trump also said Ryan had sought his endorsement, a claim disputed by the...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Orlando mayor wants city to buy Pulse nightclub for memorial

The Orlando Sentinel reported that Mayor Dyer mentioned the city's interest during a radio interview that aired Wednesday. "People are traveling from all over the country, really all over the world". "It's s...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Trump meets Gold Star families

His father, Khizr Khan, denounced Trump during the Democratic National Convention for his proposal to ban Muslims from the U.S. and questioned whether Trump had read the U.S. A University of Wisconsin-Madison...More..

by | Saturday, August 06, 2016

Prosecutors Drop Remaining Charges Against Officers in Freddie Gray Case

But as a prosecutor, she said , "I must consider the dismal likelihood of conviction at this point". He highlighted the fairness and experience of Barry G. Gene Ryan, president of the Fraternal Order of Police...More..

Florida Republicans disagree with Trump, but still back him
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Florida Republicans disagree with Trump, but still back him

Gen. Michael Flynn and was organized by Karen Vaughn, the mother of a fallen Navy SEAL and a featured speaker at last month's Republican convention". At last week's Democratic National Convention, Khizr Khan ...More..

by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Indiana GOP taps Holcomb to replace Pence

Holcomb, a 48-year-old former state Republican chairman who has never been elected to office, has touted his eight years as a top aide and campaign manager to former Gov. And Holcomb pressed his case over the w...More..

California And Nevada Wildfire Updates: Soberanes Fire, Virginia Mountain Complex Fire
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

California And Nevada Wildfire Updates: Soberanes Fire, Virginia Mountain Complex Fire

With the fire now largely hemmed in on its northern flank, closest to communities that were threatened, the blaze is moving primarily in a southeasterly direction deeper into the Los Padres National Forest, Sco...More..

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

Back to School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday

Ten or fewer backpacks can be purchased tax-free at one time without providing an exemption certificate to the seller. The state is suspending collection of gross receipts tax on sales of qualifying items so yo...More..

New Massachusetts law requires equal pay for comparable work
by | Friday, August 05, 2016

New Massachusetts law requires equal pay for comparable work

The law also bars employers from asking prospective employees to provide a salary history. The goal is to prevent women from being stuck in a cycle of low salaries . The legislation most closely resembles th...More..

Obama shortens terms for 214 prisoners; 67 had life sentence
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Obama shortens terms for 214 prisoners; 67 had life sentence

Most of the individuals were serving sentences for drug-related and nonviolent offenses . David Dean Millard, of Grimes, was serving a life imprisonment with 10 years supervised release but it was been commu...More..

Texas Medicaid to cover mosquito repellent amid Zika fears
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Texas Medicaid to cover mosquito repellent amid Zika fears

Almost all have been the result of travel to a Zika-stricken country or sex with someone who was infected overseas, but now more than a dozen people have been infected in the U.S. The CDC recommends women who a...More..

Missing jogger, 30, found dead in Queens marsh may have been strangled
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Missing jogger, 30, found dead in Queens marsh may have been strangled

John's University graduate in the high-weeded area off 165th Avenue and 78th Street at about 10.30pm (local time), the sources said. "The section where Vetrano's body was found is often bypassed by people usin...More..

Senate Republicans on the spot over Trump comments on Khan
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Senate Republicans on the spot over Trump comments on Khan

The cautious reaction by some of Florida's top GOP elected officials is a contrast to people such as former Gov. Jeb Bush , who has refused to endorse Trump. I like a lot of what he said, he's shaken the par...More..

Donald Trump's unusual campaign gets stranger
by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Donald Trump's unusual campaign gets stranger

An official with direct knowledge of Priebus' thinking was granted anonymity to discuss internal strategy after one of the most tumultuous weeks of Trump's presidential campaign. Trump's turning out bigger, mo...More..

by | Thursday, August 04, 2016

Murkowski: Gold Star families deserve support

She said no one can understand the pain of losing a child unless they've experienced it themselves. A blue star signifies a relative serving in the military while a gold star means a family member has died in...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

"Damaged, sociopathic narcissist" - John Oliver absolutely destroys Donald Trump

Oliver featured the moment wherein Khan asked Trump directly (well, if not directly, via TV broadcast to millions) whether he'd even read the Constitution, withdrawing his own copy of the document, and offer...More..

Delaware court says state death penalty law unconstitutional
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Delaware court says state death penalty law unconstitutional

The question before the top state court arose after the U.S. Supreme Court found in January that Florida's death penalty law was unconstitutional because it gave judges - not juries - the final say to impose a ...More..

Cory Gardner rebukes Trump on Khan fight - but not by name
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Cory Gardner rebukes Trump on Khan fight - but not by name

Army in Iraq. Christie would not say whether he spoke with Trump about the controversy. "We don't want to be in the same position as France or Germany, which is crime-ridden". But plenty of people have writ...More..

by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

Joe Biden calls out Donald Trump's 'malarkey' in blistering speech

And then he turned to Trump and painted the picture of a populist fraud. "Through his career, Trump has left behind a well-documented record of bankruptcies, and thousands of lawsuits, and angry stock holders...More..

'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59M at weekend box office
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

'Star Trek Beyond' soars with $59M at weekend box office

Star Trek Beyond scored the highest opening weekend ever in 17 markets, including Russia, Taiwan and Thailand. The CBS All Access original will be called Star Trek Discovery, and will feature a new starshi...More..

GOP Congressman Announces He's Voting for Clinton
by | Wednesday, August 03, 2016

GOP Congressman Announces He's Voting for Clinton

The event in OH was Trump's first campaign appearance since the backlash against him following his comments about the parents of dead Muslim American soldier Humayun Khan, but he did not address the furore. Las...More..

McCain: Trump defamed Khan, does not represent GOP
by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

McCain: Trump defamed Khan, does not represent GOP

Asked on CNN what message he could give Trump, Khizr Khan said he wanted to maintain his family's dignity and convey to Trump "that a good leader has one trait. Khan's speech on his Facebook page , whi...More..

by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Texas balloon pilot had been arrested for DWI in 2000

It is the worst such disaster in U.S. history. The operating company was identified as Heart of Texas Hot Air Balloon Rides . Sumwalt said it wasn't clear if it caught fire before or after impact with the po...More..

Obama: Trump has no policies, solutions
by | Tuesday, August 02, 2016

Obama: Trump has no policies, solutions

And for all his slippery assertions of the US having gone wrong, he offered no substantive proposals for change beyond his usual "I'll-fix-it- and-I'll-be-great" bluster. Other countries watching this election ...More..

by | Monday, August 01, 2016

Clinton tries to wrestle change candidate mantle from Trump in Pennsylvania

Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine, have added a stop in Cleveland to their post-Democratic National Convention bus tour in Pennsylvania and OH, while Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump i...More..

by | Monday, August 01, 2016

Several inches of rain cause flooding in Ellicott City

EDT. The woman's body was recovered from the river overnight. "It's worse than any of us expected it to be", Gov. Larry Hogan said Sunday morning as he toured Main Street, where a river of water as high as re...More..

Ivanka Trump's dress a top seller
by | Monday, August 01, 2016

Ivanka Trump's dress a top seller

Oh, and let's not forget Donald Trump's view of working women in general. The were more than a few inconsistencies between the man Ivanka described on stage and the man who is now running for president. It ...More..

Zika transmission unlikely in Colorado
by | Sunday, July 31, 2016

Zika transmission unlikely in Colorado

MIAMI (AP) - As word spread that Miami's hippest neighborhood was now considered ground zero for the first mosquito-transmitted infections of the Zika virus in the USA mainland, many residents vowed to take pre...More..

by | Sunday, July 31, 2016

Houston Texans: DeAndre Hopkins Needs to be Paid

He managed an impressive 111 catches for 1,521 yards and 11 touchdowns last season despite playing with four different starting quarterbacks, none of whom were stars. The problem isn't the fourth year toward fr...More..

Norway considers giving mountain to Finland as 100th birthday present
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Norway considers giving mountain to Finland as 100th birthday present

If passed it would entail moving the border slightly to ensure that a spur of the Halti Mountain falls in Finland, instantly making it the highest point in the land. Others, however, are pointing out some lit...More..

by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Bernie Sanders supporters walk out of DNC when Clinton accepts nomination

Clinton , vying to be the first woman elected president in USA history, needs to make a convincing argument she can bring about change while representing the legacy of Obama, who is nearing the end of his secon...More..

Expedia's Trivago, HomeAway Seen Topping $1 Billion In Sales: Cowen
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Expedia's Trivago, HomeAway Seen Topping $1 Billion In Sales: Cowen

Following the transaction, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 2,715 shares of the company's stock, valued at $285,998.10. Glade Brook Capital Partners Llc owns 392,055 shares or 18.13% of their U.S....More..

Drew Peterson gets 40-year sentence in murder-for-hire case
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Drew Peterson gets 40-year sentence in murder-for-hire case

Peterson, 62, was sentenced to 40 years in prison, which he will serve after completing his current 38-year prison term for Savio's death. Peterson apparently clashed with his court-appointed attorney in the ...More..

by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Sandy Hook school opening to public, 4 years after massacre

A media tour will precede a public open house on Friday. In many ways, Friday's public unveiling of the new, $50-million Sandy Hook Elementary School is the culmination of a balancing act. Julia McFadden, a...More..

Warren makes case for Clinton, derides Trump as selfish
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Warren makes case for Clinton, derides Trump as selfish

Trump's "whole life has been about taking advantage of that rigged system", she said , calling his campaign "the great Trump hot-air machine". Her decision to back Clinton in June came as Sanders was refusin...More..

Word cloud analysis of Donald Trump's acceptance speech
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Word cloud analysis of Donald Trump's acceptance speech

Amid "Trump Trump" chants, the Republican nominee said that "On January 20, 2017 safety will be restored". The speech was widely considered the most important of Trump's campaign and career. Hillary Cli...More..

by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Obama evokes Reagan as Democrats woo GOP voters

But the boldest note came from a former Reagan speechwriter Doug Elmets , who paraphrased a line famously used by vice presidential candidate Lloyd Bentsen in a 1988 debate about John Kennedy. Ed Rendell. "I...More..

by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Promoting national unity, Clinton also seeks to build trust

The moment of the night was when Clinton made a surprise walk on to the convention stage after Obama's address. But it wasn't all women who were rejoicing. He said on Wednesday there had never been a man ...More..

Michigan state workers charged in Flint water crisis
by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Michigan state workers charged in Flint water crisis

Shekter Smith was charged with misconduct in office and willful neglect of duty. Attorney General Bill Schuette's office filed the charges. Three city and state employees were charged in April . Miller had...More..

by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Donald Trump calls Clinton's DNC speech 'insulting'

Clinton's four-day convention began with efforts to shore up liberals who backed Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary and it ended with an outstretched hand to Republicans and independents unnerved by Trump...More..

by | Saturday, July 30, 2016

Stephen Colbert Is Legally Prohibited From Ever Appearing On TV Again

In the July 18 episode, Colbert, as his Colbert Report alter ego, did one of his signature segments, The Word. Though fans were overjoyed to see the Champion of America resurrected, it looks like we'll neve...More..

Wanna-Be Reagan Assassin to be Released
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Wanna-Be Reagan Assassin to be Released

For more than a year Hinckley has been allowed to spend 17 days a month at his mother's home in Virginia, according to the AP, where he now will live with her full time. He must live at his mother's home in ...More..

Florida man arrested; doughnut flakes test positive for meth
by | Friday, July 29, 2016

Florida man arrested; doughnut flakes test positive for meth

The police report of the December 11 incident in Orlando says an officer staking out a 7-Eleven store for suspected drug activity pulled over Daniel Rushing, 64, after he left the store for failing to make a ...More..

Watch Hillary Clinton break the glass ceiling, virtually
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Watch Hillary Clinton break the glass ceiling, virtually

Mrs Clinton's campaign claims that Russian Federation hacked computers belonging to the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and released those emails on the eve of the party's convention to benefit Mr Trump's...More..

Bar owners say slain men were helping woman under attack
by | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Bar owners say slain men were helping woman under attack

Joseph Elijah Mills , 25, is charged with two counts of murder in Lexington County, South Carolina. The 40-year-old serviceman is survived by a son and daughter. Mills then shot the soldiers with a handgun,...More..