Colorado Justice Neil Gorsuch's first day on the Supreme Court is today

At this point, Gorsuch again suggested the simple solution is to just read the words in the statute, but Gorsuch had a relatively novel idea of what a statute means when it says to apply one provision "subject to" another provision of the law. More..

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Arkansas death row inmate slated to die Thursday due at hearing

Arkansas' next executions are scheduled to be held the evening of April 20. Ledell Lee - convicted of the 1993 bludgeoning of Debra Reese using a tyre iron. A little over an hour later, the state Supreme Cou...More..

Brooklyn robbery suspect falls to death on Facebook Live
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Brooklyn robbery suspect falls to death on Facebook Live

His mother, Joyce Ford, referred to her son as a "happy go lucky person". "She is not coping", Ford said on Wednesday morning. At around 6:30 Tuesday, the man tied five bed sheets together and climbed out o...More..

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McDonald's drive-thru pit stop leads to Facebook killer

Police would not speculate on what was behind the killing, but in the video and other footage he posted, Stephens talked about losing everything he had to gambling and having trouble with his girlfriend. He too...More..

Brownback picks Jacob LaTurner as new state treasurer
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Brownback picks Jacob LaTurner as new state treasurer

Brownback names LaTurner state treasurer . It spreads over two decades a $64 million employer contribution to the teacher pension fund within the Kansas Public Employees Retirement System. Sam Brownback is prep...More..

Appeals court in Chicago rules in favor of banning LGBT job discrimination
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Appeals court in Chicago rules in favor of banning LGBT job discrimination

She said she hopes the appeals court ruling "gives people pause when they're bullying someone over their sexual orientation ". Ms. Hively said the 7th Circuit's ruling affirms the rights of gay and lesbi...More..

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The Fate of the Furious Beats Star Wars for Record Opening Weekend

Not only does that set a record, but that beats Star Wars: The Force Awakens' opening weekend tally of $529-million. "This franchise is showing no sign of wear and tear", said Duncan Clark , Universal Inte...More..

U.S. strikes destroyed Syrian means to deliver chemical weapons - admiral
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

U.S. strikes destroyed Syrian means to deliver chemical weapons - admiral

Assad's government has denied any involvement in the attack in the town of Khan Sheikhoun in the rebel-held Idlib province. A U.S. Navy admiral said the missile strikes had destroyed the ability of the Syrian...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Gorsuch's Swearing-In Ceremony Was Designed to Coax Justice Kennedy Off the Bench

If Kennedy were to retire in the next few years, it would give the president and Senate Republicans the opportunity to give conservatives firm control of the court. Justice Gorsuch shares Justice Scalia's judic...More..

After fierce battle, Gorsuch confirmed to U.S. top court
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

After fierce battle, Gorsuch confirmed to U.S. top court

Manchin is one of three moderate Democrats up for re-election in states Trump won last fall who voted with the Republicans. Johnny Isakson of Georgia. The Senate change, affecting how many votes a nominee needs...More..

USA police: OH murder suspect kills self after chase
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

USA police: OH murder suspect kills self after chase

He is believed to have shot himself after a short police pursuit. "People in social media know the power and the harm it can do", Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said at the press conference, referring...More..

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Facebook aims to crush Snapchat with augmented reality

Zuckerberg's comment came during the opening of Facebook's annual developers conference in the heart of Silicon Valley, where he focused on technology tools meant to promote stronger communities. Mark Zuckerber...More..

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Pence to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

Strategy and patience with Beijing are crucial, too. During his visit to Japan, Pence also said that the United States will continue to work with China, since the world's most populous (and communist) n...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Grassley Responds to Trump's H-1B Visa Executive Order

William Spriggs , chief economist for the AFL-CIO, said Trump's executive order might pressure USA businesses to hire African-American and other STEM graduates before bringing in foreign workers on H-1B vis...More..

Search resumes for hiker, stepgrandson
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Search resumes for hiker, stepgrandson

Lou-Ann Merrell, her husband, Jackson Standefer, and his mother were hiking on the Tapeats Trail when the grandmother and grandson fell. The Merrell name is famous worldwide thanks to the global success of th...More..

Rep. Jason Chaffetz won't seek reelection
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Rep. Jason Chaffetz won't seek reelection

He says that after more than 1,500 nights away from home, "it is time" to step aside. Anticipating people's surprise, Chaffetz said in a Facebook post that "for those that would speculate otherwise, let me ...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump bashes tax protesters who want him to release his returns

More than 180 protests were planned across 48 states on Saturday - including in Montana. He also reminded the country that he won the election, implying that the tax returns controversy should be put to bed....More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Supreme Court denies Arkansas execution

There are still five Arkansas executions scheduled before the end of April; a state parole board voted to recommend one of the original eight death row inmates, Jason McGehee, for clemency. People gather at a r...More..

by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Facebook's Zuckerberg vows to help prevent repeat of Cleveland murder posting

According to Pennsylvania State Police, officers received a tip around 11 a.m. when Steve Stephens' vehicle was spotted at a McDonald's in Erie. The break in the case came when police received a tip that St...More..

Trump's MOAB kills 36 IS militants: allegedly no civilians casualties
by | Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Trump's MOAB kills 36 IS militants: allegedly no civilians casualties

The bomb - known officially as a GBU-43B but nicknamed the "mother of all bombs" - unleashes 11 tons of explosives. An huge column of smoke and debris appears after the explosion in order to create a powerful...More..