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Schumer calls on Democrats to filibuster Gorsuch confirmation

That contradicted the message Democrats and their witnesses told the Senate Judiciary Committee on the final day of hearings on Judge Gorsuch's nomination to ...


Argentina v Chile Betting: Back home win in vital match

If the qualification was done and dusted right now, Chile would be booking their flights to Russian Federation, with Argentina getting ready to play in an inter...


March 23rd Is National Puppy Day!

Unsurprisingly, #NationalPuppyDay has, once again, been trending on Twitter and other sites pretty much all day. And how did celebrities and their furry fri...


USCCB: praise, criticism for GOP healthcare proposal

The Congressional Budget Office estimates the GOP plan could result in 24 million Americans losing their health care coverage - mainly the working-poor and ...


Ukraine: Documents ready to ban Russia's Eurovision entry

Ukraine imposed sanctions today against a group of 20 European, Latin American, Ukrainian and post-Soviet politicians who visit Crimea these days to get to know...


Officer, 3 others die in Wisconsin shootings

Gunshots rang out at three locations just outside of Wausau Wednesday afternoon. Dozens of police cars and emergency vehicles responded after the first shoo...


GOP scrambles for votes on eve of vote on health-care bill

Despite that, White House spokeswoman Sean Spicer said Wednesday, "the count keeps getting stronger for us". The announcement, which comes on the eve of the H...


CBP posts two requests for border wall prototype proposals

One of the incidents occurred at the Mariposa Crossing, on March 18, when CBP officers pulled a 33-year-old man over for further inspection after a K9 alerted t...


This Teen's Adorable Promposal Is Making Everyone Smile

On the front of his shirt it said: "I know I'm NACHO your typical Dorito but." and on the back it said "I'm going to be CHEESY and ask: will you go to the prom ...


House Conservatives: Obamacare Repeal Bill Still Needs Major Changes

Republican leaders have made changes to the bill in an attempt to win more conservative support, but some lawmakers believe the legislation still does not go fa...


GOP health care bill is a huge step backward

Mr. Ryan said the bill has enough votes to pass on Thursday. The Congressional Budget Office said last week that 14 million people would forfeit coverage unde...


VCU reportedly wastes little time finding Mike Rhoades, Will Wade's replacement

Wade took over at VCU after Shaka Smart left to become the head coach at the University of Texas. Wade replaces Johnny Jones, who was sacked after LSU finishe...


Protests start anew as Cal State tuition vote looms today

Trustees added an amendment that the hike would be automatically rescinded if the state Legislature later this spring fully funds the $167 million gap between w...


Governor Walker approval rating at 45 percent in new poll

The Marquette Law School poll is based on the responses of 800 registered voters, who were interviewed by land line or cell phone from March 13-16. Presiden...


Government launches innovative scheme to shorten railway waiting list

What is more, the Passengers will even be allowed to take Rajdhani or Shatabdi trains even if they had initially booked their ticket for a Mail or Express train...


'She's a smart girl': Elizabeth Thomas' sister believes she ran away

He said Jones did not finish high school and is in an alternative program earning her diploma. Elizabeth Thomas disappeared after a friend dropped her off at ...


Woman Dangling From Shoelaces Discovered After Failing To Breach White House

Chaffetz explained that lawmakers are considering separating the Secret Service's cyber and protective detail mission, and potentially house them in a different...


Instagram hits 1m monthly advertisers, driven by small businesses

Instagram is expected to announce on Wednesday that it has reached more than 1 million monthly active advertisers, as the Facebook Inc-owned photo-sharing a...


House Intel chairman: Trump's personal communications may have been collected

Nunes told reporters Wednesday that the committee would seek to determine those who authorized the unmasking and "whether anyone directed the intelligence com...


Fox pulls Andrew Napolitano off air after GCHQ Trump wiretap claim

Napolitano has been MIA on FNC's air since Thursday and normally would have called upon on a day when the top US intelligence officials testified before a congr...


Fox News pulls embattled Napolitano from air after Trump report

The House Intelligence Committee hearings is also looking into efforts by Russian Federation to influence last year's election by hacking Democratic officials c...


'It's Insane' to Say Obama Wiretapped Trump, Former White House Aide Says

Host Don Lemon shared clips of then-candidate Trump criticizing President Obama for playing golf too much, before running Monday press conference footage of W...


Pranksters ride horses around Walmart

But the spectacle soon found its way inside the store. Another unidentified horse rider stayed outside of Walmart. It shows Woody and two of his friends casua...


Vandalism reported along Dakota Access Pipeline

In Iowa, the Mahaska County Sheriff's Office is investigating a similar incident at a safety valve site about 60 miles southeast of Des Moines. The 1,172-mile...


Wyclef Jean detained by LA police: 'Another case of mistaken identity'

However, a spokesman with the sheriff's department told PEOPLE that the situation was a mistake. They called 911 after the man fled with another individual ...


Shots fell like Pacific Northwest rain in UW's NCAA tournament win

The fact that she put up 38 points is nearly expected at this point, especially in the tourney when the pressure is amped up and the stakes are higher. After a ...


4-year-old boy accidentally hangs himself in Minnesota store

The incident occurred Saturday afternoon at Again Thrift & More on N. Victory Drive, which is operated by the Minnesota Valley Action Council, according to po...


Majority of Trumbull Mobile Meals funding safe from proposed cut

While the MEAAA receives a large portion of its budget from the state and federal governments, other Meals on Wheels programs are funded differently. In t...


Preet Bharara Joins NYU Law

He starts April 1 as a distinguished scholar in residence. Joon Kim, 45, who had previously served as Bharara's chief counsel, criminal division head and top ...


Donald Trump stops motorcade, exits his vehicle to greet supporters

An aide, asked about the photo, then conceded that the president may have "hit a few balls". Trump will have dinner with Ike Perlmutter, the CEO of Marvel, on...


Dylann Roof's friend gets over 2 years for lying to FBI

Although Meek knew of Roof's plans to massacre African-Americans at a Charleston church, he was not charged with concealing that information from authorities in...


Former police chief detained at JFK airport

A retired police chief said he was unreasonably detained for almost 90 minutes by U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers after returning to the country Sat...


Penn State ex-president heads to trial in Sandusky scandal

Spanier was later charged with a number of felonies but his more serious charges were dropped in 2016. Prosecutors preparing to lay out their case against Pen...


Texas Attorney General's Office Invents Controversy Over High School Muslim Prayers

Last week, Paxton's office took an unwarranted whack at Frisco ISD, suggesting that school officials allow special treatment of Muslim students who gather to ...


Justice Department files brief saying consumer watchdog agency's structure is unconstitutional

The Trump Justice Department sided with PHH regarding the legality of how the CFPB is designed, with a director that can not be removed from office prior to t...


Senate intelligence committee schedules hearing on Russian Federation

This was demanded after Stone admitted to having a number of "exchanges" with the mysterious Guccifer 2 .0, who initial posed as a lone-wolf hacker before at...


Overland Park Subdivision Ablaze After Apartment Fire Spreads

We are extremely grateful to all of the fire departments who answered the call, and for their heroic efforts. Once one roof caught fire, embers jumped from ro...


Trump's Wiretap Claims Come Right Out Of The Russian Playbook

Sir Peter Westmacott, who was the UK's top diplomat in the United States until January, also urged the White House to pubicly accept British assurances that the...


Senate Democrats' Incoherence on Gorsuch and Executive Power

Scalia's seat has been vacant for 13 months because Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) chose to block a hearing for Garland, saying that the next pr...


Conservatives on health care bill: Negotiations are over

Among the changes being considered are allowing states to impose a work requirement for able-bodied Medicaid recipients and increasing tax credits for lower...


Philadelphia's Cinco de Mayo festival canceled amid fears of an ICE raid

Ramirez was sad to cancel the celebration but said Friday it was "responsible" in the midst of "the severe conditions affecting the immigrant community", accor...


Steven Leath finalist for Auburn University president

That school will make an announcement on its next president Monday. No potential candidates were named before today. "The first thing I would like to say is W...


Rita's Offers Free Italian Ice to Celebrate First Day of Spring

As of March 1, the local Rita's will also offer a new Stuffed Blendini®, which officials explain as stuffing hot fudge, hot caramel, strawberry sauce or peanu...


House Intel Seeks Clarity From Comey on Wiretap Claims

Mr Trump appeared to back away from his accusation of wiretapping in a Fox News interview on Wednesday night. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., who heads the Judic...


Senate Hearings on Gorsuch Begin

Wade , which protects a woman's right to get an abortion and other class action suits in which Mr Gorsuch has sided with large corporations rather than public...


'worst offender' in releasing charged immigrants

Advocates for immigrants say it is unconstitutional for local police to detain someone for a civil deportation proceeding when the judge in their criminal case ...


Here's How Republicans Plan to Revamp Their Obamacare Replacement Bill

President Donald Trump will speak to Republican members of the House of Representatives on Tuesday about the Republican healthcare legislation before Congress,...


Forbes Reveals Top Billionaire's List

Also on the list is veteran banker Wee Cho Yaw, who has a net worth of US$5 billion, as well as Hong Leong Group chairman Kwek Leng Beng, with a net worth of US...


First Day of Spring 2017: All the Memes You Need to See

On the day of the Spring Equinox, the sun is directly above the equator. " Spring drew on. and a greenness grew over those brown beds, which, freshening da...


Former teacher may have planned alleged abduction of teen in advance

Sheriff Rowland said his department's investigation of the incident is still pending. He said Cummins had told his daughter that he had been in the Federal Bu...