US Judge Temporarily Blocks Trump Order Limiting Immigration

Kennedy International Airport on Friday after Trump signed his order. In Boston, U.S. District Judge Allison Burroughs on Sunday temporarily blocked the removal of two Iranians who have taught at the University of MA, and had been detained at the... More..

by | Published more than a month ago
One dead, three injured in horror stabbing attack in Hollywood
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

One dead, three injured in horror stabbing attack in Hollywood

Several people have been injured in what police are describing as a combination stabbing and officer-involved shooting. At 1.58pm emergency services were called to the fast food joint on North Cahuenga Boulev...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Trump Ready To Pull Out Of Paris Climate Change Agreement, Advisor Says

Trump has been more supportive of fossil fuel, supporting policies to boost USA oil and gas drilling and coal mining through cutting back on regulations. should keep "its seat at the table". On Tuesday eveni...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Rick Perry approved to serve as Energy Secretary

The panel approved Ryan Zinke for the Interior Department by a vote of 16 to 6 and Rick Perry, a former governor or oil producing Texas, for the Energy Department by a vote of 16 to 7. Democrats have criticized...More..

Sen. Bob Corker: Rex Tillerson the 'Effective Leader' State Department Needs
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Sen. Bob Corker: Rex Tillerson the 'Effective Leader' State Department Needs

The Senate voted 56-43 to advance Tillerson's vote to the Senate floor. In voting against the motion, Udall said that the Senate should halt proceedings on Tillerson until Tillerson has clarified whether he sup...More..

Kellyanne Conway Has An Epic Meltdown And Compares Donald Trump To Jesus
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Kellyanne Conway Has An Epic Meltdown And Compares Donald Trump To Jesus

Who's the first editorial writer-where's the first blogger that will be let go, that embarrassed his or her outlets? We know their names. "I went on three network shows and spoke for 35 minutes on three netwo...More..

Affordable Care Act exchanges sign up deadline January 31
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Affordable Care Act exchanges sign up deadline January 31

Tillis also told The Enterprise that a goal of any replacement program should be to keep the uninsured rate at least at the same level as now. Those enrolling now will begin to be covered March 1. He says Obama...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Utah university students from foreign countries upended by immigration ban

President Donald Trump's ban covers Iran, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, Libya, Yemen, and Somalia; and it suspends travel from those countries to America for 90 days and all refugee admission for 120 days. "We believe ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Marijuana is Now Officially Legal in Maine

It became legal to grow and possess marijuana in ME on Monday. Question 1, which legalizes and taxes marijuana in ME, passed by only 4,073 votes, or 0.54 percent. However, other provisions in the measure dela...More..

Snow showers today and tomorrow, temperatures dropping later this week
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Snow showers today and tomorrow, temperatures dropping later this week

Wendy Krebs of Schenectady walks her foster dog Rover around the frozen lake in Central Park Friday Jan. 27, 2017 in Schenectady, NY. Have a great Tuesday! On Tuesday night , there is a chance of rai...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Case for Bill Medley's Ex-Wife's Murder Solved

The testing faces criticism, however, and is not legal in most states: Civil liberties advocates say familial DNA tests can place relatives of a suspect under overly broad and baseless scrutiny - for example, a...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Moose Falls Through Window Into Idaho Family's Basement

Officials said Head has experience with these types of incidents - last year, he was called to a home where a cow elk had become trapped in a basement under very similar circumstances. The moose was sedated, an...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Massachusetts Becomes the Second State to Sue Trump over Muslim Ban

Healey, a rising star among progressives, remains in the midst of a contentious campaign to rid the state of copycat assault rifles, and to force ExxonMobil to divulge how much its researchers knew about climat...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Uber responds to backlash as #DeleteUber trends on Twitter

Donald Trumps' controversial executive order, which was signed Friday, bans travelers and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. New York Taxi Workers Alliance had requested their drivers to go...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Boy Scouts of America Ends Ban on Transgender Children

So far as I can tell , there is no guidance about what to do in such a case - and perhaps this is so because, unlike the questions of gay youth or gay leaders, this came out of nowhere. The Scouts, they said, ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Immigration Ban? Hundreds of Refugees Set to Arrive in US This Week

Bars all refugees from anywhere in the world for 120 days. In an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, Trump said Christians should be a priority in a revamped refugee programme. Marrone had also...More..

A Dusting to 2 inches of Snow Possible
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

A Dusting to 2 inches of Snow Possible

While totals will be light, except along Allegheny Front, roads will become slick with overnight temperatures in the low-to-mid 20s. Clear and cold Saturday night , low in the mid 30's. Southwest to southeast ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Rex Tillerson's Secretary of State nomination advances to Senate

The Senate will hold a test vote on Tillerson's nomination Monday, and committees will vote on several other nominations this week. The vote was 56 to 43 to move toward a final confirmation vote after up to 3...More..

Purdue Falls On The Road At Nebraska
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Purdue Falls On The Road At Nebraska

The Boilermakers answered the bell with a 9-2 run to take their biggest lead at 18-9 with 11:22 to go before halftime. They slowed Nebraska's two main scoring threats. The Huskers led 39-33 at the half, then ...More..

Refugee families' arrivals in Cincinnati canceled, Catholic Charities says
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Refugee families' arrivals in Cincinnati canceled, Catholic Charities says

One of the few USA bishops Pope Francis has had a chance to appoint had an even tougher reaction to Trump's order. Bhutan was not among the countries specifically named under Trump's order, but the order also...More..

Islanders reportedly getting the boot from Barclays Center
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Islanders reportedly getting the boot from Barclays Center

In early September, Newsday explained how the Islanders or Barclays Center could opt out of the 25-year lease between the two entities. If the team decides to break the lease it could move after the 2017-1...More..

Texas Mosque Burned to Ground as Trump's Muslim Ban Kicked Off
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Texas Mosque Burned to Ground as Trump's Muslim Ban Kicked Off

Saturday and called the fire department. The Associated Press (AP) has reported that the Victoria Fire Marshall, Tom Legler, requested assistance from the State Fire Marshall's office and the federal Bureau o...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump orders probe into United States election voter fraud

He singled out those registered to vote in two states, those who are illegal, and dead registered voters as holding the key to his claim. If that claim were true, it would mark the most significant election f...More..

US Democrats set bills seeking to overturn Trump travel ban
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

US Democrats set bills seeking to overturn Trump travel ban

In a series of three tweets, Feinstein said that Trump should not be able to "unilaterally ban groups of immigrants", which is why she is preparing to introduce the legislation. The good news is that some Repub...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trump Reportedly Sought Counsel for Making His Muslim Ban "Legal"

Rudy Giuliani , the former Mayor of NY, has said President Donald Trump wanted a " Muslim ban " and instructed him to put together a commission to show him "the right way to do it legally". Despite Giuliani's a...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Amid legal questions, Trump says 'this is not a Muslim ban'

Trump's executive order last week aims at providing a thorough vetting of refugees to ensure that "radical Islamic terrorists" can not infiltrate the U.S. "This order would protect people who they allow to co...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Legendary actress Mary Tyler Moore dead at 80

Unlike a heart attack, cardiopulmonary arrest means that the heart simply stops beating. After a procession of cars brought Moore's hearse through the tree-lined cemetery, mourners gathered at a small white c...More..

Protesters rally against DeVos outside Sen. Lamar Alexander's Knoxville office
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Protesters rally against DeVos outside Sen. Lamar Alexander's Knoxville office

Her only experience with public education has been to worsen inequity by growing charter schools and expanding voucher programs at the expense of public K-12 schools that educate the vast majority of our nation...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

IN lawmaker calls Trump's "extreme vetting" order 'un-American'

Trump said: 'We don't want to admit the very threats our soldiers are fighting overseas. "I don't believe that our Constitution allows the president to order State Department and other US government employees...More..

Cuomo announces NY hotline to combat USA entry ban
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Cuomo announces NY hotline to combat USA entry ban

Trump will select the ninth member, who would be the potential tie-breaking vote on abortion and other issues. The divided Supreme Court has one vacancy following the death of conservative Antonin Scalia past...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Bobcat escapes enclosure at National Zoo, eludes zookeepers

Monday, but she missed her morning feeding around 10:40 a.m. Animal Care staff immediately searched for the bobcat but could not find her. The zoo said it's possible she will return to her familiar grounds ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

McAuliffe, Herring condemn Trump executive order

Don Beyer , D-Va., speaks with an ACLU legal observer during the protest at Dulles International Airport in Virginia. One of the men, who worked as a translator for the USA military and faced imminent danger, h...More..

Trudeau Calls Mosque Shooting 'Terrorist Attack on Muslims'
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Trudeau Calls Mosque Shooting 'Terrorist Attack on Muslims'

Five people were critically injured in the mosque attack and remained in intensive care, three of them in life-threatening condition, a spokeswoman for the Quebec City University Hospital said on Monday. The gr...More..

Federal Judge Issues Emergency Stay On Trump Immigrant Ban
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Federal Judge Issues Emergency Stay On Trump Immigrant Ban

The lead plaintiffs have been detained by the United States government and threatened with deportation even though they have valid visas to enter the US. Lawyers and advocates working at the airport say they di...More..

Thousands protest outside Downing Street against Donald Trump's travel ban
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Thousands protest outside Downing Street against Donald Trump's travel ban

As immigrants, visa holders and refugees tried frantically to make it into the United States after Trump signed an executive order banning entry to the USA from seven majority Muslim countries on Friday , Goog...More..