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Eight Teams Prepare for NCAA Regionals

Elena Hualde. Auburn women's golf vs Tennessee on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017 in Auburn, Ala. "It's a challenging course and we have to be prepared for all conditio...


Arkansas executes fourth inmate in eight days

Asa Hutchinson will put his lethal injection on hold. And in Arizona in July 2014, Joseph Rudolph Wood gasped and snorted for more than 90 minutes after his e...


Perry suggests the USA should stay in Paris Climate deal

The companies told the president that USA participation in the Paris Agreement helps them compete and plan future investments by ensuring a more balanced glob...


Early indication of China doing better job on North Korea

The two-and-a-half-minute propaganda video also includes footage of North Korean artillery and a massive military parade held April 15. On the same day, North K...


Trump errs on the court system

HERRERA: It is certainly true that the door was left open for there to be some enforcement pursuant to laws and grant requirements that already exist but the op...


Flynn lawyer says docs show he was forthcoming

Former US national security adviser Michael Flynn was warned by the Defense Department's Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) against accepting foreign payments ...


American Airlines tops 1Q profit views; unveils pay boost

American Airlines Group Inc (NASDAQ:AAL) early Thursday posted solid first quarter earnings results and said it expects a key airline metric to rise significant...


Earnings on the Doorstep For MGM Resorts International

The rating was initiated by Morgan Stanley on Friday, May 6 with "Overweight". 04/07/2017 - MGM Resorts International had its "buy" rating reiterated by ana...


White House readies order to quit NAFTA: administration official

He also announced a new task force to identify waste and abuse in the agency, in the hopes of being able to cut employees who aren't performing well. "I highl...


White House Briefs Senate Amid Scary Moment with North Korea

But Harris said it's not a matter of if but when. North Korea is reacting sharply to the joint exercise, which is set to run through the end of this month. ...


Trump calls court's sanctuary ruling ridiculous

President Trump's executive order to prohibit "sanctuary cities" was blocked by a federal judge on Tuesday, temporarily nullifying Trump's threat to cu...


D'oh! 'Simpsons' needle Trump ahead of 100-day milestone

The Simpsons' Trump video opens with dark stormy night, and Press Secretary Sean Spicer has taken his own life with a note pinned to him that reads "I quit", a...


Sheffield: Land Trust plans Arbor Day celebration

Mihalik helps Millstream students with a tree planting during a 2016 Arbor Day event. Many of these species are planted in residents' yards, she said. "This is ...


Trump administration launches investigation into aluminum imports

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross told a news conference that aluminum imports had climbed 16 percent in 2016, while production had declined. Ross told the newsp...


Trump signs order creating accountability office at VA

Marco Rubio, the VA Accountability First Act would provide improved protections for whistleblowers; empower the VA secretary to reduce an employee's federal p...


Conservatives back revised health bill, GOP moderates balk

Other Tuesday Group members expressed similar comments, raising issues with, among other things, the American Health Care Act's (AHCA) Medicaid cuts, raising ...


Trump team softens war talk on NKorea

What we are seeking is the same thing China has said they seek - a full denuclearization of the Korean peninsula", he said. The Trump administration has sai...


No One Will Be Fired For Dragging Incident: United Airlines

Analysts said United has about 20 percent of total US-China traffic and a partnership with China's third-largest airline, Air China. The airline suffered a ...


No one to be fired over forcible removal of passenger

Shares in United's owner, United Continental Holdings Inc, were hammered, dropping 4 percent last week to close at $69 on Thursday, reducing the company's mar...


Cleveland officer in Tamir Rice shooting 'did not know was kid'

Loehmann also said he "presented" his gun and gave commands through a "closed" auto window to the boy during the interview. The interviews, conducted within d...


Donald Trump says he hasn't changed his position on border wall

The president promised the barrier will eventually be built, and will help stop drugs and other criminal activities. Congressional Republicans have made an of...


Dale Jr.'s grandmother speaks about his retirement

In that regard, the race vehicle wasn't my goal. So when I got the word and and heard for sure. It's why team owner Rick Hendrick was quick to echo Earnhardt'...


Fire that killed 5 likely didn't spread from auto

When he got closer, he said, he saw a man on the roof overhang. They managed to bring the toddler and someone else from the attic where they had been trapped, h...


Here's What President Trump Got Wrong About the Kansas Special Election

A group that formed following Sanders candidacy, Our Revolution, supported Thompson during the campaign through social media and recruited volunteers to make ph...


Gorsuch's First Supreme Court Vote Allows Execution

The cases were part of a blitz of executions by the state created to occur before its stockpile of lethal-injection drugs expires. All those court actions c...


Tax Day demonstrators demand Trump release taxes

Police in riot gear confiscated sticks, knives and fireworks that were being hurled in the melee, after failed efforts to separate the events with makeshift fen...


Republicans Are Trying to Reanimate Trumpcare Again. Their Plan Still Sucks

There is a real deadline to meet, as authorization to keep the federal government funded expires on Friday. But negotiations on the spending measure, a pile of ...


Public College In New York Just Became Way Cheaper For Some Students

In 2018 and 2019, it will be $110,000 and $125,000 respectively. And after graduation, they're required to work in NY for a set number of years, based on how ma...


Documents: Teen abused by mom before kidnapping by teacher

But Cummins' sister, Daphne Quinn, told NBC News on Sunday that she believed her brother had far less nefarious intentions. And while Quinn doesn't condone "t...


Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart

Jones was executed at 8:20 p.m. for the rape and murder of a bookkeeper in 1995. Arkansas conducted the first double execution in the USA since 2000 Monday, a...


Astronaut Peggy Whitson Sets New NASA Record For Most Days In Space

The oldest woman ever in space, Ms Whitson also set a record for most space walks by a female astronaut last month, when she floated outside the space station f...


HomeNewsSeveral Challenges Waiting for Sec. Sonny Perdue

The former governor of Georgia succeeds Tom Vilsack, who led the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the past eight years and who endorsed Perdue as his successo...


President Trump signs executive order targeting foreign work visas

Finally, the order requests that the "Secretary of State, the Attorney General, the Secretary of Labor, and the Secretary of Homeland Security shall, as soon ...


Putin's hackers support National Front and hack Macron

For Trend Micro , the targeting of Macron's campaign is simply the latest in a long list of attempted hacking attacks by the Russian group. "The phishing pag...


Trump slams 'massive federal land grab,' calls for review of national monuments

A leading member of the American Indian coalition backing the monument said the administration can expect a battle if it tries to rescind Bears Ears' monume...


Superintendent: There was no shooting at Belfair school

The school district quickly confirmed on its Facebook page that there was no active shooter on the campus. Kiro 7 and The Kitsap Sun are reporting that th...


Trump slams overreach of Judge blocking sanctuary cities

After a federal judge on Tuesday blocked Trump's move to withhold funding from cities that refuse to cooperate with federal immigration enforcement, Curtatone...


Trump's hardball tactic on health care may backfire

The measure would have repealed much of Obama's 2010 overhaul and replaced it with fewer coverage requirements and less generous federal subsidies for many ...


First double execution in the United States since 2000 goes ahead in Arkansas

Williams was sentenced to death in 1997 for kidnapping, raping and murdering Stacy Errickson. LITTLE ROCK, Ark . (AP) — As a condemned killer lay on a gurney...


Hurt In Atlantic Ship Explosion Flown To Azores

The New York Air National Guard's pararescuers arrived on board the Tamar at about 9:30 p.m., Monday, after deploying from their HC-130 with two small boats a...


White House offer conflicting details of Trump tax plan

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin suggested Wednesday's announcement would pursue a long-term overhaul of the tax code. "The process has begun long ago, but i...


Altering Car Crash Could Change Bachelor Chris Soules' Future for Good

Soules makes initial call to 911 . The 911 audio goes on. the dispatcher asks if anyone could administer CPR. Kenneth Mosher died when his tractor trailer ...


Dallas Keuchel, Houston Astros silence Cleveland Indians' bats in win

Astros second baseman Jose Altuve took a vicious clothesline shot from right-fielder Teoscar Hernandez during an 8th inning collision Tuesday night in Clevela...


Judo federation cancels championship in N. Korea

The THAAD system has been moved to South Korea in response to North Korea's increased missile and nuclear tests, but it has drawn sharp opposition from China an...


Ann Coulter is not letting Berkeley off easy for calling off speech

University chiefs had sent a letter to the Berkeley College Republicans, one of the student groups responsible for the event, saying they were rescheduling th...


139th White House Easter Egg Roll Offers Fun, Games To Kids

With the Easter Egg Roll behind them, the White House traditionally would turn their sights to The White House Correspondent's Dinner but Trump will not be atte...


Obama to deliver first post-presidency speech in Chicago

He met privately Sunday with a group of at-risk young men, talking about gang violence and opportunities for jobs. Nearly 100 days since leaving the White Hou...


Trump's 100 days: A rattled establishment, some surprises

But it is precisely in the legislative area that the 100 day mark is such an unrealistic measure. But one finding in Sunday's poll is a departure from past ...


NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. to retire at end of season

Earnhardt always has been one of NASCAR's best drivers in restrictor-plate races, and there perhaps is no track that plays to his strengths more than Talladega ...


China's unemployment rate falls below 4%

The registered urban unemployment rate was 3.97 percent at the end of the first quarter, Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security spokesman Lu Aihong tol...