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Britain follows United States in electronics ban on flights

The ban encompasses electronic devices larger than a smartphone, meaning laptops, e-readers, and more. The six countries in question are Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi...


Lopez has 23 points as Nets top slumping Hawks, 107-92

Calderon played 21 minutes, a high in his eight games played with the Hawks since being claimed off waivers. Brooklyn Nets guard Jeremy Lin, left, shoots as A...


Sheriff: ICE arrests 26 parolees during community service

Franklin County, about 90 miles north of Des Moines, ranked ninth nationally. And he pushed back on Stanek's assertion that detainer requests are illegal. Off...


Attorney General Orders Crackdown On 'Sanctuary Cities,' Threatens Holding Funds

Among the sanctuary cities are San Francisco, New York , Chicago, Seattle and Los Angeles. Schools, churches and entire cities have been among those that cho...


Attorney General: Sanctuary cities are risking federal money

According to the attorney general, any American city refusing to comply with federal immigration laws risk losing all grants received through the U.S. "They mak...


US government watchdog to review Mar-a-Lago trips, Trump hotel profits

Trump's budget, unveiled shortly before one of his Mar-a-Lago jaunts, would cut numerous government's efforts to help low- and middle-income Americans: aid for ...


Unemployment drops in Los Angeles County

The unemployment rate was below 4 percent in 13 of the last 16 months, only the third such period in the last 40 years. Commissioner Braun also noted private ...


NPR raises concerns about firing of Tennessee reporter

Associate Vice Chancellor of the Division of Marketing and Communications GEORGE HEDDLESTON, who fired HELBERT, provided WTVC with a statement saying, "The un...


Schumer plans for 'nuclear' showdown with McConnell

He will have to earn 60 votes for confirmation. "My vote will be 'no, ' and I urge my colleagues to do the same". Trump has called on Senate Republicans to ...


1 dead, 5 injured in central Florida shooting

After shooting inside the house, the gunman shot the two bystanders as they were talking down a street not far away. A police officer who was in the neighborh...


Gov. Florio: Why Planned Parenthood's doors should stay open in NJ

Numerous clinics' patients are lower-income, and nearly all of the federal funding that Planned Parenthood receives is through health programs aimed at low-inco...


Multiple Rounds Of Severe Storms In US Forecast

Some of the storms could be severe and produce heavy rainfall. The risk for severe weather is highest in the southwest corner of the state, which could bring ...


Republicans shift NY Medicaid tab; Dems call 'Buffalo Bribe'

The American Health Care Act, the reform bill under consideration on Capitol Hill, includes an amendment from two NY legislators: U.S. Reps. NY should follow th...


Attorney General Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary cities must end

Sessions took the podium at the White House press briefing earlier Monday afternoon and signaled that communities that refuse to cooperate with Immigration and ...


Ruppersberger Issues Statement on Cancellation of Vote on Healthcare Repeal Bill

Specifically, a death spiral occurs when shrinking enrollment leads to a deteriorating risk pool (or when healthy people leave the plan due to the cost). Consti...


Student arrested in shooting threat at Frederick County high school

A number of "explosive materials", including pipes with end caps, shrapnel, fireworks, magnesium tape and fuse materials were seized by deputies in a search of ...


Immigration Authorities Target Oregon 'Dreamer' Over DUI

ICE agents nationwide have begun cracking down on undocumented immigrants, sometimes for minor or unknown offenses, since President Trump took office. "Despite ...


'It was just crazy'; Deadly shooting at Cincinnati's Cameo club

At around 1 a.m. on Sunday, shots were fired inside the crowded Cameo club. And of the 15 wounded, two were listed in critical condition on Sunday, police s...


16 injured, 1 killed during Cincinnati nightclub shooting

Eight people from the nightclub were admitted to the University of Cincinnati Medical Centre, a spokeswoman said, with one in critical condition . Police C...


Syracuse 'motivates' North Carolina, South Carolina Final Four runs

The No. 1 seed Tar Heels are a +140 favorite to win the title after defeating tournament foes Texas Southern, Arkansas, Butler and most recently, shocking Kent...


Indiana Senate to once again vote on schools superintendent bill

Though the vote to advance the bill was along party lines, Sen. So Senate President Pro Tem David Long, R-Fort Wayne, allowed an amendment moving the effectiv...


Wiz Khalifa's Pablo Escobar Grave Visit Angers Colombians

American rapper Wiz Khalifa is characterized by his rebelliousness and provocation. Federico Gutierrez , Medellin Mayor said that Wiz Khalifa should apol...


Gonzaga And Oregon Off To Men's NCAA Final Four

Because after Mark Few cut down the last of the net in San Jose, he hollered to his players "Might as well win it!" The Cinderella: It's SC, of course. So w...


Windows Smashed, Bible Thrown Into Mosque in Possible Hate Crime

Sunday afternoon, Rabbi Hillel Katzir of Temple Or Hadash, said in a news release the center was "seriously vandalized". Colorado police are investigating a...


Did 14 Washington, DC, Girls Go Missing Within a 24-Hour Period?

The Root 's Yesha Callahan reports that a town hall meeting was held in D.C. on Wednesday, with black citizens pressing the district for answers. "The way...


California defies Trump; upholds own strict auto emissions standards

Well, it defies him every chance they get, and in this case, they gave Trump the proverbial middle finger by approving vehicle emission regulations for 2022 to ...


Matthew Retired From List of Hurricane Names

Matthew and Otto are the 81st and 82nd names to be retired since 1954 in the Atlantic basin. Matthew became a category five on September 30 over the central C...


Matchbox Twenty, Counting Crows coming to KeyBank Pavilion in September

Thomas previously teamed with Counting Crows for a 2016 summer co-headline tour. The bands are set to perform on Thursday, Aug. 7. You can check out the t...


Bolstered by Perry, A&M Student Takes Election Loss to Court

Brooks won the election after his opponent and initial victor of the campus vote, Robert McIntosh, was hit will allegations of failing to report a campaign expe...


China's favourite Lam wins Hong Kong leadership

Retired Judge Woo Kwok-hing, the other candidate, had 21 votes. As she put it to reporters: "I too want more democracy in Hong Kong". The poll was the first t...


What failure on Obamacare repeal means for tax reform

The plan, meant to bring free-market competition to the insurance industry and lower the cost of premiums for most Americans, would have slashed public assistan...


Video released of Tennessee teen missing with teacher

But it was not clear where they were accessed, if at school or elsewhere. "If you read them you would immediately recognize you are reading messages between ...


Cincinnati Police Say 15 Shot, 1 Killed In Nightclub

The Cincinnati Police Department Homicide Unit was called to Cameo Night Club, a large, warehouse-style venue on Kellogg Avenue near the Ohio River, at abou...


Fire Destroys West Oakland Apartment Building. Multiple Rescues Reported

Currently, there are no reports of people missing according to the battalion chief. Three others suffered smoke inhalation in the blaze, which broke out at ab...


Nunes was shown reports on Trump team surveillance on White House grounds

Then it gets weirder. Only a few days ago, Representative Nunes suggested that President Obama may have - indirectly - tapped Donald Trump's phone after all...


The Beckhams totally won Mother's Day with this sweet post

That wasn't the only card that Posh received from her only daughter. He wrote: "Happy Mother's Day to the most wonderful mum..." David Beckham paid a hear...


By any name, health care needs to be sensible

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) has promised swift action on the plan if it reaches the upper chamber. Some Americans breathed a sigh of relief,...


One dead, 14 wounded in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

Cincinnati's Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate called the shooting a " chaotic crime scene ", adding that hundreds of party-goers were inside the nightcl...


Cop in LaQuan McDonald Shooting Case Gets 16 New Counts

According to an indictment unsealed Thursday, March 23, 16 counts of aggravated battery - a count for each shot fired at the 17-year-old McDonald on October 20,...


Everything Is Fine With the American Health Care Act

The approach favored by Republicans also is tailored to removing the individual mandate, which marked the "first time in history that Americans were required to...


NCAA tournament: Kentucky-North Carolina showdown set

Butler memories were made when Chris Holtmann cleared the bench. When another, Tyler Lewis , raised his finger with the No. 1 sign -maybe meant for no one in p...


Health care bill delayed until Friday, due to lack of votes

From a Democratic "war room" established in the office of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi just steps from the House chamber, lawmakers were encouraged to tap...


New CBO score could further sink revised Obamacare repeal bill

House Republicans revised the troubled proposal earlier this week with a slew of changes created to garner more support from both factions of their fractured ca...


Two girls banned from United Airlines flight for wearing leggings

Twitter user Shannon Watts noted that her complaint originated when the gate agent refused to allow three girls to board their flight , and asked why the airl...


Iran to sanction 15 U.S. companies for supporting Israel

It was not immediately clear if any of the companies, which included defense technology firm Raytheon, had any dealings with Iran or whether they would be affec...


DEVELOPING NOW: At least 15 shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub

There was no indication the shooting was terror-related, Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate said on Twitter . Police said several people had been able...


Defending champ Ko misses Kia Classic cut

The result does not bode well for next week's ANA Inspiration, the first major of the year, where she is the defending champion, leaving her with little time to...


Seven years of Affordable Care

The Office of the Superintendent of Insurance predicts sweeping, largely negative, changes for New Mexicans if the federal Affordable Care Act (ACA) is replaced...


NAACP stands behind State Attorney Aramis Ayala

Loyd is accused of fatally shooting his pregnant ex-girlfriend, Sade Dixon , in December and Orlando police Lt. Debra Clayton in January. And research has ...


Small private plane crashes into Georgia home

Investigators believe at this point the pilot was the only one onboard the plane when it came crashing down into this neighborhood Friday night. It was unclea...