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Judge denies request to restart Shkreli jury selection

Jury selection for Martin Shkreli's trial on fraud began Monday, and it appears his lawyer has his work cut out finding an impartial panel. The real Shkr...


George Lucas To Build Lucas Museum of Narrative Art In Los Angeles

Lucas considered both the L.A. proposal, which in Exposition Park will be near his alma matter of USC , and San Francisco, where he has strong connections afte...


Lily James overjoyed at finally ditching the corset for Baby Driver

Its hero, Baby (the perfectly baby-faced Ansel Elgort , from " The Fault in Our Stars "), lives his life with a perpetual soundtrack playing through earbud...


Democrats struggle for right strategy after special election losses

A national influx of roughly $25 million - the most ever spent on a U.S. House race - couldn't get Democrat Jon Ossoff , 30, over the finish line. Ossoff spe...


Zamir White, No. 1 running back for 2018, commits to Georgia

Georgia went back to its running back pipeline to land another five-star recruit. Despite injuries and illness that caused him to miss several games at the b...


Girl Who Helped Her Boyfriend Kill Himself Through Texts Convicted of Manslaughter

Prosecutors said Carter could have done something to save Conrad but instead played to the teen's mental health in a series of texts in which she encoura...


Tremors reboot with Kevin Bacon on the way

Not only will Bacon be starring, he'll also be producing along Jason Blum . A Tremors TV show already had a run at Syfy back when it was known as The Sci...


North Korea likens Donald Trump to Hitler

Apparently referring to the travel ban imposed on majority-Muslim countries, KCNA says that such an approach is " little short of fascism's racist politics "....


Conference: US mayors may shape national climate policy

Conference of Mayors. US mayors meeting in Florida are urging bipartisan, local leadership at a time when many are pushing back against Trump administrati...


White House Responds to Comey Tape Inquiry with Trump Tweet

Trump has insisted there was no collusion between his presidential campaign and Russian officials who sought to manipulate the outcome of the election, and he...


Trump Says He's Told 'a straight story' On Comey

The White House is letting President Donald Trump's tweet Thursday - asserting that he had not taped former FBI Director James Comey - stand as the President's ...


Kasich on Health Care Bill: 'Not Acceptable'

The spots urged Portman and senators from Arizona, Colorado, Nevada and West Virginia to protect Medicaid, contending program cuts in the Senate bill would jeop...


Who can get around the travel ban?

The court allowed a limited version of the refugee ban, which had also been blocked by courts, to go into effect. The action Monday, June 26, 2017, is a victory...


Hurriyet: President Erdoğan says Gulf states' demands on Qatar 'unlawful'

Nevertheless, he added that the list includes "significant areas which provide a basis for ongoing dialogue leading to a resolution". Turkey's president, ...


Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

The March 6 motion called for a 90-day ban on passengers entering the USA from Libya , Iran , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen , and a 120-day ban on al...


Brush fire burning south of Riverside

In the second hour of the blaze, voluntary evacuations were announced on Death Valley Road, Highland Home Road, Longhorn Road and Shirleon Drive, all of which a...


Supreme Court Sends Cross-Border Shooting Case Back To Lower Court

On Monday, the Supreme Court sent the case back to the 5th Circuit, ordering the court to revisit its previous ruling in light of other court decisions that hav...


Cleveland Falls Behind 9-2, Erupts For 15-9 Comeback Win

The pitching matchup will be Indians right-hander Mike Clevinger (3-3, 3.86 ERA) against Rangers right-hander Tyson Ross (1-1, 9.35). Grichuk hit his se...


Gov. Cooper Officially Vetoes NC Budget; Override Likely

Cooper returned the measure with his veto stamp Tuesday morning to the Senate, where the measure originated. Republicans say they included measures in the b...


Christie encouraged court reviewing betting case

The announcement comes after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in August ruled against the state on the issue, saying that the attempt to lega...


Trump administration moves to withdraw clean-water rule

Zippy Duvall, president, American Farm Bureau Federation said in a statement, "Farmers and ranchers across this country are cheering EPA's proposal today to d...


At least 34 injured after NY city subway train derails

She said the A train jerked and began shaking violently as it approached the station at 125th Street and St. Nicholas Avenue. There were 34 minor injuries , ...


Emmett Till Sign Vandalized Again

A civil rights marker about Emmett Till on the Mississippi Freedom Trail has been vandalized twice in the past two months, according to the firm that mana...


Son of former Atlanta Braves player on life support

Jason Lockhart, 15, was running to home plate during a baseball tournament in SC. The teenager was struck in the face as he was running to home plate, when th...


Stephen Colbert says Russian agents 'followed me everywhere' on trip

Being back in the US was a relief for Colbert, considering the attention he received overseas. On last night's LATE SHOW , Stephen shared some highlights fro...


Trump claims 'victory for security' in travel ban ruling

The Supreme Court's order permits execution of the travel ban, but it "may not be enforced against an individual seeking admission as a refugee who can cr...


Fireworks in Idaho: Know before you light!

The Norton Parks and Recreation Department will sponsor an Independence Day Celebration in Downtown Norton . According to the NFPA , fireworks account for...


Anthony Davis named second team on NBA's All-Defensive team

Paul collected 61 first-team votes and Beverley 38. San Antonio already was without veteran point guard Tony Parker, who ruptured a tendon in his left quadric...


California travel ban complicates travel to Houston for higher education conferences

He cited what he described as new laws discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people as behind the move to ban these areas from st...


Vikings player Floyd expected to appear in Arizona court

Warren explained how kombucha tea is "utilized by many professional athletes as a probiotic and is available at our facility on a daily basis", he wrote. Floyd'...


Iran's Rouhani voices support for Qatar amid "siege"

They've insisted that their Persian Gulf neighbor shutter Al-Jazeera, cut back diplomatic ties to Iran and sever all ties with the Muslim Brotherhood. A Turkish...


Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

New Orleans police have released video of two tourists from Boston being attacked and robbed. The first victim was punched in the head, tackled and then held...


Pharmacy boss tells meningitis outbreak victims he's 'sorry'

Cadden was acquitted of second-degree murder charges under federal racketeering law, but convicted on conspiracy and fraud charges. FILE- In this March 16...


Landrieu picked to lead Conference of Mayors

President Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change last month. "We are honored to receive this reward from Walmart and The ...


Woman found guilty of involuntary manslaughter because of her text messages

Conard Roy's body was found in a parking lot in Fairhaven by police. "She called no one and finally she did not issue a simple additional instruction - get ou...


Judge Declares Mistrial, Again, In Cincinnati Police Shooting Case

Almost 31 hours after beginning deliberations they returned saying they were still unable to find consensus. Judge Leslie Ghiz declared a mistrial in Tensin...


Salman Khan Waves Out To His Fans On The Occasion Of Eid

The film marks, the third collaboration of Salman Khan with Director Kabir Khan after Ek Tha Tiger (2012) and Bajrangi Bhaijaan (2015). While the "S...


Hospital: Scalise upgraded to fair condition

Scalise, who was shot in the hip and was in a critical condition after the shooting, is now in a " fair condition" and is "beginning an extended period of h...


Supreme Court takes on new clash of gay rights, religion

The justices - who upheld same-sex marriage nationwide in a landmark 2015 ruling - apparently decided that despite state laws barring discrimination based on ...


Senate health care bill includes deep cuts to Medicaid

She said that a loss in federal funding could be detrimental to patients who rely on health care services including dentistry, OB/GYN, and pediatric medicin...


GOP senator is latest to oppose health bill

Realizing they're outnumbered, Democrats and their liberal allies were planning events around the USA over the next few days aimed at building public opposi...


Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

Yet Trump praised the Senate health care bill Thursday, saying "it's going to be very good". The bill proposes phasing out Medicaid's expansion program ...


Fifth Republican Senator Comes Out Against Senate Health Care Bill

But not all Republicans fully support this legislation. Trump said it was hard to weigh competing forces while drafting the bill, but that the bill revealed b...


Conrad Roy's 'Thrilled' Grandpa Demands Michelle Carter Get 'Maximum' Sentence

Roy was apparently having second thoughts about his suicide attempt, but Carter told him to get back into the vehicle, berating him. The New York Times repor...


Lil' Kim accused of being linked to robbery

Unsatisfied with the accommodations, they turned to leave and "demanded their money back from either the owner or property manager". Police was later called to ...


Federal Bureau of Investigation to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

Rep. Steve Scalise , the House majority whip, was in fair condition Friday, a hospital official announced, more than a week after a shooting at a congression...


Insurance group encouraged by GOP bill

Sens. Paul Ryan of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas, Mike Lee of Utah and Ron Johnson of Wisconsin all said they would not support the current bill after its l...


Trump signs 'historic' bill to transform VA

The representative noted that the Northport VA Medical Center in his district "has provided a good level of care and has been responsive when things go wrong" -...


Government websites hacked with pro-Islamic State rant

The hacked page, which surfaced on Sunday afternoon and was quickly taken down, said it was "Hacked By Team System Dz ". Long Island town Brookhaven was also h...


Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Another consideration is that if Kennedy were to delay his retirement for a year, his replacement would face confirmation during the mid-term election year, s...