Protesters march through St. Anthony to remember Castile Sunday

By early Saturday morning, at least 18 people had been arrested for failing to leave the freeway. The officer who shot Castile , Jeronimo Yanez , is Latino-not white-as some online were quick to note , arguing that this fact diminishes the role ... More..

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Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Another police shooting acquittal worries black gun owners

Civil rights lawyer Nekima Levy-Pounds, a mayoral candidate in Minneapolis, rallied the mostly young crowd of different races, just as she did during the protests and marches that swept St. Rogers with dreadl...More..

Heat advisory issued for next week
by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Heat advisory issued for next week

County officials are urging residents to stay cool, hydrated and to limit outdoor activities as a heat wave takes over Southern California that starts Saturday and lasts through Wednesday, forecasters say. Hirs...More..

by | Sunday, June 18, 2017

Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers

An Afghan commando shot dead three US soldiers last Saturday in eastern Nangarhar province. Seven US military service members were wounded. It is the second such attack in the past week and the USA military c...More..

Gunfire turns US lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'
by | Friday, June 16, 2017

Gunfire turns US lawmakers' baseball practice into 'killing field'

Since 1909, teams comprised of members of Congress from both parties have squared off to raise money for charity - and this year's game is scheduled to go forward as planned Thursday at Nationals Park in Washin...More..

Gymboree files for bankruptcy protection; plans to close up to 450 stores
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Gymboree files for bankruptcy protection; plans to close up to 450 stores

Among those 22 distressed names are Gymboree - which has now filed for Chapter 11 - Sears, Nine West, Claire's Store, David's Bridal and Charming Charlie. A large portion of the debt is from Bain Capital's ...More..

This Is How Scared Republicans Are of Their Own Health Care Bill
by | Wednesday, June 14, 2017

This Is How Scared Republicans Are of Their Own Health Care Bill

As Senate Republicans put the finishing touches on draft legislation to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act , party leaders are reportedly working to shield details of their proposal from the public e...More..

Teen mother fatally leaves toddlers in vehicle for 15hrs to party
by | Sunday, June 11, 2017

Teen mother fatally leaves toddlers in vehicle for 15hrs to party

But instead of immediately taking them to the hospital police said she waited because she was scared she would be blamed. There, their mother told hospital staff that the girls collapsed after smelling flow...More..

Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'
by | Friday, June 09, 2017

Pelosi: Trump's decision on Paris accord 'doesn't have factual basis'

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley beat back persistent questioning Sunday about whether President Trump believes in climate change and vowed that America will continue to be a clean energy leader after exiting th...More..

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions
by | Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Spicer won't say whether Trump has confidence in Sessions

The messages were unusual not just because the President was criticizing his own Justice Department, but also because Trump, not Sessions, has the final say over how the executive orders are presented. The ABC ...More..

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Florida tops Washington 5-2, advances to championship series
by | Monday, June 05, 2017

COLLEGE SOFTBALL: Florida tops Washington 5-2, advances to championship series

Florida beat No. 9 Texas A&M on Thursday (8-0) and advanced to the semifinals by taking down No. 13 LSU on Friday (7-0). Chelsea Herndon doubled to score two in the top of the fourth. The teams have combine...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Two Bounty Hunters And Fugitive Killed In Shootout At Texas Car Dealership

Ford is CEO of the RFJ Auto Partners dealership group, which owns 20 dealerships in the southern tier of the U.S.as well as some locations near Washington and Montana. The bounty hunters started shooting as wel...More..

by | Monday, June 05, 2017

Trump, after House Panel Subpoenas, Backs Inquiry Into Obama Administration

Three others were issued to the FBI, CIA and the National Security Agency seeking information on requests that former Obama administration officials made to unmask the identities of Americans named in intelli...More..

Brewers Lose Pitchers Duel In 12
by | Sunday, June 04, 2017

Brewers Lose Pitchers Duel In 12

The three-time Cy Young Award victor became the second-fastest pitcher in league history to reach the milestone, achieving it in the second inning of a contest against the Milwaukee Brewers . Kershaw was domina...More..

by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

Year-old Edith Fuller competes in Scripps National Spelling Bee

The best of the best - the top 291 spellers - are advancing to the finals, according to the National Spelling Bee . The 13-year-old student is involved in several school clubs and likes to dance, play board ga...More..

3 men found shot dead at East Texas car dealership
by | Thursday, June 01, 2017

3 men found shot dead at East Texas car dealership

He was wanted in Minnesota on several felony charges including disarming and assaulting a police officer, along with high-level narcotics offenses. It's not clear what brought Hutchinson to Texas but Peters s...More..

Melania Trump Confirms She Is Practicing Catholic After Pope Meeting
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Melania Trump Confirms She Is Practicing Catholic After Pope Meeting

A Vatican statement said the meeting was "cordial" and that the Vatican hoped there could be "serene collaboration" between the USA government and the American Catholic Church, including "assistance to immigr...More..

Cleveland police officer who killed Tamir Rice fired after rules violations
by | Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Cleveland police officer who killed Tamir Rice fired after rules violations

He had been allowed to resign from another police department instead of being sacked for being emotionally unstable. The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice was sacked Tuesday for inac...More..

by | Tuesday, May 30, 2017

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

When the USA entered World War I in 1914, Decoration Day was expanded to remember all those killed in war. Join with us in remembering with great respect those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nat...More..

Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate

Two men have been arrested by counter-terror police in Greater Manchester in connection with Monday's attack, bringing the number in United Kingdom custody to eight. Interior minister Amber Rudd had described...More..

Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon
by | Sunday, May 28, 2017

Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon

The local man was wearing all black, however, it is unclear if he was in costume or not. Other props may be allowed, including "wands, sonic screwdrivers, plushies, masks, fairy wings, empty holsters, signs a...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

ACI Europe has voiced concerns about the significant operational disruption of an extended ban, including the need for a very large number of additional security staff, ad-hoc gate screening for each fligh...More..

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

GOP health bill: 23M more uninsured; sick risk higher costs

But the task is proving more hard than they expected. The anticipated report from the Congressional Budget Office has shed new light on how the Republicans' American Health Care Act could affect premiums ...More..

Many local Memorial Day ceremonies planned
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Many local Memorial Day ceremonies planned

For Shane Wheatley, it's about showing gratitude towards his fellow servicemen, "It's a symbol how important they were to us, you know, self-sacrifice". Coffee will be served following the ceremony. Following...More..

by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Trump's budget reportedly puts Medicaid and children's health funding in crosshairs

That could hit hospitals hard, since presumably numerous people who would go to hospitals for care not covered by their insurance would be unable to pay for it out of their own pockets, leaving hospitals to pic...More..

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost
by | Friday, May 26, 2017

Budget office to gauge health bill effect on coverage, cost

On Tuesday, Rep. Tom MacArthur, R-N.J . The analysis said the House bill, the American Health Care Act , would reduce federal deficits by $119 billion over the next decade. These numbers became a key talk...More..

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of pointing gun at traffic
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Tattooed 'Joker' accused of pointing gun at traffic

Jared Leto as the Joker in a scene from 'Suicide Squad '. 29-year-old Lawrence Patrick Sullivan - whose face is tatted up like Batman's archenemy - was busted in Miami Tuesday after allegedly pointing ...More..

Parties battle for control of Montana's only US House seat
by | Thursday, May 25, 2017

Parties battle for control of Montana's only US House seat

The polls close at 8 p.m. Jon Tester , D-Mont. -while the suburban Atlanta district is generally more Republican across the board. Republicans are thankful colleges are out for the summer. Instead, Quist...More..

Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Sheriff: 1 dead after tornado hits Wisconsin trailer park

Elk City Public Schools were canceled for Wednesday, the school system said in a statement . "A$3 t least one entire block of trailers is gone", reported Minneapolis television affiliate WCCO. Many of his neig...More..

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Trump administration sending Congress $4.1 trillion budget

The following are stories and tables about President Donald Trump's proposed budget for the fiscal year 2018 starting October 1, unveiled by the White House on Monday and due to be delivered to Congress on ...More..

Healthy California Act annual price tag: $400 billion
by | Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Healthy California Act annual price tag: $400 billion

They note that costs of these tax hikes would be partly offset by reduced health care spending by employers, although according to the report , even if these offsets are factored in, total new spending would b...More..

Extension for Haitians is the humane move
by | Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Extension for Haitians is the humane move

Markey's office cited U.S. Customs and Immigration Service numbers showing that as of 2016 there were 4,735 Haitian temporary protected status recipients living in MA and a total of 58,706 nationwide. Haiti c...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

U.S. Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions on Venezuelan Supreme Court

The opposition leader stressed the passport was valid until 2020. Large-scale protests, caused by a complex economic situation and the confrontation between the parliament and the government, have been going ...More..

by | Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump Team Knew About Federal Investigation into Flynn Before Inauguration, Report Says

The report also says that people close to Flynn say he believed that when the warning to Mr. Trump did little to dissuade him from appointing him as national security adviser, the Justice Department then opened...More..

Former official says she warned White House about Flynn
by | Friday, May 19, 2017

Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

Pence said in January that Flynn denied those calls involved sanctions placed on Russian Federation by the Obama administration in response to its election meddling. Yates was grilled on everything from her o...More..