Iowa Legislature OKs firework sales, sends bill to Branstad

Grassley says the recent news that two companies will stop selling individual policies in the state, and the failure to get a new healthcare law signed, also concern him. The other law will allow officers to pull over drivers specifically for texting... More..

by | Published 3 days ago
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Gunman targeting white men kills 3, Fresno Police Chief says

He claimed insanity, and his attorney requested a psychiatric examination for his client, saying Muhammad "appeared eccentric with some freaky beliefs". All 16 rounds were fired in less than a minute in four lo...More..

All eyes on special election for Tom Price's House seat
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

All eyes on special election for Tom Price's House seat

The sixth district in the Atlanta suburbs of Georgia has always been a stalwart Republican district; Newt Gingrich held his seat there on his way to becoming Speaker of the House in the 90's, and Price repr...More..

Jon Ossoff Heads to Runoff With Big Vote in Georgia House Race
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Jon Ossoff Heads to Runoff With Big Vote in Georgia House Race

Likely due to the fact that Democrats put a lot of money into this race in an effort to flip it, and were obviously hoping to hit the 50% mark necessary to avoid a runoff, President Donald Trump made a decision...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Three killed in Fresno shooting spree, suspect arrested

Seyed Ali Ghazvini, imam of the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno, said Muhammad was not a member of his congregation and he did not recognize him. "I did it. Mr Dyer said Muhammad approached a vehicle in bet...More..

Senate confirms Gorsuch to Supreme Court in historic vote
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Senate confirms Gorsuch to Supreme Court in historic vote

The drama stretched back almost a year after GOP senators wouldn't consider former President Barack Obama's pick, Merrick Garland, citing a unwritten rule that presidents in their final year don't nominate just...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

People Shot And Killed In Fresno, California

The Fresno shooting left three men dead, CNN reported. The police chief said that it is "not certain why he said what he said today" and vowed that investigators were "trying to determine why he did what he di...More..

Homeland Security chief: United States won't build 'sea to shining sea' border wall
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Homeland Security chief: United States won't build 'sea to shining sea' border wall

On Wednesday, the day after bidding closed, Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told the Senate that Trump's wall probably wouldn't stretch from " sea to shining sea ". "It appears the only p...More..

'Charging Bull' Sculptor Wants 'Fearless Girl' to Hit the Road
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'Charging Bull' Sculptor Wants 'Fearless Girl' to Hit the Road

Siegel pointed out that the inscription on the plaque at the girl's feet reads, "Know the Power of Leadership, SHE makes a difference", adding that the "intentional distortion" of Di Modica's bull constituted...More..

#B31JustRead: Theresa May to seek snap election for 8 June
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

#B31JustRead: Theresa May to seek snap election for 8 June

Even seasoned political commentators were taken by surprise at the announcement which came completely out of the blue. May became the first foreign leader to meet with Trump at the White House when she visite...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

California: Gunman yelling 'Allahu Akhbar' targets white men, kills 3

Police said the man, identified as Kori Ali Muhammad , 39, also pointed his gun at two women and a toddler in a vehicle but did not shoot. The gunman shot a PG&E truck passenger and two other men in downtown...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's office calls USA missile strike 'foolish, irresponsible'

Near the central city of Homs, a bomb exploded aboard a bus carrying workers, killing a woman and wounding more than 20, according to state TV and the Observatory. He called the Assad government a main force ag...More..

China defends N Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

China defends N Korea trade after its trucks haul missiles

Less than a day after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence declared "the era of strategic patience is over" regarding North Korea, the White House press secretary indicated tolerance for a bit more patience. The BBC...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

'Facebook killer' Steve Stephens found dead after auto chase

Pa. Stephens, 37, allegedly shot dead 74-year-old Robert Godwin as the victim walked home from Easter lunch on Sunday afternoon in Cleveland. She said she tried to reach him after the video was posted on Fa...More..

Veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across finish line at Boston Marathon
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Veteran with prosthetic leg carries woman across finish line at Boston Marathon

Earl Granville, a 9-year-veteran of the Pennsylvania Army National Guard, lost his leg when a roadside bomb hit his vehicle in Afghanistan, WCVB reported. This year he ran the marathon with the American flag ...More..

NYPD treating death of judge found in Hudson River as 'suspicious'
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

NYPD treating death of judge found in Hudson River as 'suspicious'

The 65-year-old judge was associated with the highest court of NY and worked as the deputy judge of the city. "The NYPD is seeking info on the death of Judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam", read the tweet from Harlem...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

EPA seeks to derail cleanup of coal power plant pollution

The reports come during a tense period for the agency. Politico has already reported that President Trump's budget chief, Mick Mulvaney, singled out the EPA as a particular target for budget cuts and the EP...More..

Wife threatened before classroom killings
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Wife threatened before classroom killings

Police said the children shot were not targeted and were likely struck by accident. New information released Tuesday provides a glimpse into the chaos that ensued after an alleged shooter walked into his estr...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Thousands march to demand Trump release tax returns

While there is no legal requirement for Trump to release his taxes, he is the first not to do so in the modern era. Demonstrators in major cities across the United States marched on Saturday to demand that U....More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

ISIL death toll more than 90 from huge U.S. bomb in Afghanistan

The strike in Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border killed at least 90 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials told Saturday. An elderly man who lives close to the bombing site in Achin's Momand Dara area said ...More..