Trump son-in-law Kushner visits Iraq

Now that he is president, Trump's Daesh policy appears to be no different to that of Obama, which U.S. and Iraqi officials say has been largely successful so far in uprooting Daesh in Iraq and Syria. President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser... More..

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Supreme Court 'hazing?' Here's what's ahead for new Justice Neil Gorsuch
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Supreme Court 'hazing?' Here's what's ahead for new Justice Neil Gorsuch

Kennedy administered Gorsuch's judicial oath at a White House ceremony, and Trump heaped praise on a justice who has spent almost three decades on America's top court, calling him "a great man of outstanding ac...More..

Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit

The lawyers entered their own filing on Friday, denying most of the accusations against Trump and the campaign. In a separate filing on Friday, attorneys for Alvin Bamberger, the Trump supporter and Korean Wa...More..

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court

The outcome was a major win for Trump, as well as for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., who kept Scalia's seat open after the justice's death in February 2016. However rocky the first months of his...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Violent brawl erupts at anti-Trump rally in far-left Berkeley

But they were soon met with many black-clad, face-covered counter-demonstrators waving red-and-black anarchy flags, and clashes ensued. "These people create violence all the time ... Organizers say marches a...More..

Gorsuch takes oath, restores conservative tilt
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Gorsuch takes oath, restores conservative tilt

Neil Gorsuch on Monday became the 101st associate justice of the Supreme Court and President Trump's first high court appointee. "Together we are in a process of reviewing and renewing and also rebuilding our...More..

Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch Friday
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch Friday

The Senate's approval of Gorsuch reinstates the nine-seat court's 5-4 conservative majority, fulfilling an important Trump campaign promise. Gorsuch's confirmation tips the court's balance back in conservativ...More..

Jobs reports cut from a state economic development program
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Jobs reports cut from a state economic development program

But states can act as laboratories to figure out which financing models work best. In the fall of 2017, students attending public colleges from families earning less than $100,000 a year will not have to pay ...More..

Annual Easter egg hunt at Holyoke's spring celebration
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Annual Easter egg hunt at Holyoke's spring celebration

The Easter egg hunt is for children ages two to 12. Executive director for Main Street Square Megan Whitman says this event is a great way to kick off the future events to come. So it shouldn't be a surprise ...More..

USA first female Muslim judge found dead
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

USA first female Muslim judge found dead

In a statement , Cuomo said that Abdus-Salaam was a " trailblazing jurist and a force for good" and offered his condolences. Speaking to reporters about the death of Sheila Abdus-Salaam, New York Police ...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Sessions: Trump 'Not Backing Down' on Wall, Border Security

Josh Breisblatt, a policy analyst at the American Immigration Council, said the attorney general's prosecution directive effectively makes illegal entry prosecutions a national priority, beyond the border sta...More..

Attorney General Files Petition to Arkansas Supreme Court After Lethal Drug Blocked
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Attorney General Files Petition to Arkansas Supreme Court After Lethal Drug Blocked

Hutchinson put the execution spree into play because one of the drugs used for executions, Midazolam, is set to expire at the end of April, the BBC reports . The McKesson lawsuit sought to stop the use of it...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations resolution to hold Syria accountable for chemical account

The press conference came just moments before Russian Federation again cast a veto at the UN Security Council, blocking a bid from the US, UK and France to condemn the suspected gas attack and push the Syrian g...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

White House Will Not Voluntarily Release Visitor Logs

By the end of his presidency, Obama had released the names of almost 6 million visitors, according to White House records . Any visitor logs that the White House decides it wants to keep secret will remain t...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

SC Democrats see hope in close Kansas race

The Kansas race had unexpectedly tightened in its final days, worrying the Republican establishment. Estes gained ground through the evening and ended up with 53 percent of the vote over Thompson's 46 percent...More..

As tensions rise with North Korea, Pence embarks on trip to Asia
by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

As tensions rise with North Korea, Pence embarks on trip to Asia

North Korea's ultimate goal is to have a full array of nuclear-tipped missiles in response to what Pyongyang says is hostility by Washington and Seoul meant to topple its government. North Korea launched a lo...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Trump briefed on N Korea's 'failed' missile launch: US Defence Secretary

The attempted missile launch comes a day after North Korea paraded intercontinental ballistic missiles in front of the world and its adversaries, including the USA, heightened their defenses against a strike....More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Pentagon Confirms Apparent Failed North Korea Missile Test

The U.S. had good intelligence both before and after the launch, said a White House foreign policy adviser traveling with Vice President Mike Pence, who arrived in Seoul in the afternoon to start a 10-day...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

Syria chemical attack allegation 'credible': watchdog

Ahmet Uzumcu, the OPCW's director general, told members of the 41-state executive council that a fact-finding mission had already collected samples after the attack, which were sent to OPCW designated laborator...More..

by | Sunday, April 16, 2017

North Korea 'attempts to launch missile but fails': USPACOM

Hawaii time. The Yonhap news agency in South Korea first reported the failed launch , citing the South Korean military. While the two missile canisters appeared to accommodate missiles larger than any th...More..