Lawmakers: Former Trump aide Flynn may have broken United States law

Flynn, who headed the military's top intelligence agency, was Trump's national security adviser until he was sacked in February. Since his February 13 resignation, the Defense Department's Inspector General reported that in 2015, Flynn accepted fun... More..

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Wells Fargo adds $32 million to fake-account settlement

For his part, Sanger acknowledged that Wells Fargo shareholders "have sent the entire board a message of dissatisfaction" with their votes. The board's investigation also said both Stumpf and Tolstedt, wh...More..

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Panel says keep Oklahoma execution moratorium

They advise this after spending over a year-and-a-half examining the process from arrest to execution. "I think that we can change some minds with the facts", said Stevenson, a member of Episcopal Peace Fello...More..

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Ryan: People With Pre-Existing Conditions Are 'Better Off' With GOP Plan

If you answered yes to any of those questions, you should pay attention to the GOP's newly proposed health care amendment . While this plan would seemingly negatively affect Americans , and, indeed, would...More..

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United States judge blocks order on immigration; Trump slams ruling

U.S. District Judge William Orrick said in his ruling that the president can not set new conditions on spending approved by Congress. The Trump administration defended the order before Orrick by saying it w...More..

Senate confirms Alex Acosta as labor secretary
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Senate confirms Alex Acosta as labor secretary

Most Democrats in the Senate joined her in voting against the nomination. Thursday's vote was the fourth time Acosta has been confirmed to a federal post. While Democrats are relieved to be debating any Labor...More..

Nebraska Dem chair slams Perez for dismissing anti-abortion Dems
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Nebraska Dem chair slams Perez for dismissing anti-abortion Dems

A campaign statement from the former Nebraska state senator had said in his most recent term in the legislature that Mello had voted 100 percent with Planned Parenthood's Nebraska PAC. Perez went on to say in...More..

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Lawmakers suggest former Trump aide Flynn broke law

Addressing reporters after a classified briefing Tuesday, House Oversight Committee Chairman Chaffetz said Flynn would have needed permission from the secretaries of state and defense. A Senate Judiciary subcom...More..

United States admiral says North Korea crisis 'at worst point'
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

United States admiral says North Korea crisis 'at worst point'

Toner spoke a day after top USA security officials pledged to step up sanctions to force North Korea to resume dialogue over its nuclear program, toning down more virulent rhetoric from recent days. Thornton, t...More..

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'The Simpsons' brutally sums up Trump's first 100 days in office

The latest video, released Wednesday, sees White House press secretary Sean Spicer having apparently committed suicide in the briefing room, while Trump advisor Kellyanne Conway vows not to replace him. It also...More..

Congress expected to approve one-week government funding extension
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Congress expected to approve one-week government funding extension

Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, R-N.J., announced the stopgap measure, created to fund the government until May 5 and allow time for members of Congress to finish the details of a finalized bill. House Democrats wil...More..

White House blasts Dems on spending bill
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

White House blasts Dems on spending bill

The White House has been exerting intense pressure on House GOP leaders to deliver any tangible legislative accomplishments ahead of Trump's 100-day mark Saturday, something that has yet to occur aside from Sen...More..

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I was 'psyched to terminate NAFTA' but reconsidered

A USTR spokeswoman said the notice would not be sent until the Senate confirmed Trump's nominee for trade representative, Robert Lighthizer. Trump railed against the decades-old trade deal during his campaign, ...More..

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DesJarlais Announces Support For American Health Care Act

The frenzy of activity behind closed doors Thursday was largely driven by White House officials who were eager to see a vote on the measure ahead of the 100-day mark for President Trump while congressional lead...More..

Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams - fourth inmate to die in eight days
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Arkansas executes Kenneth Williams - fourth inmate to die in eight days

Nolan said in a statement that he's requesting "a full investigation into tonight's problematic execution". "Its not closure", said her sister, Jodie Efird, "It's just that we don't have to endure this anymor...More..

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Bill Nye Joins March for Science Amid Threat of Trump Budget Cuts

People at the march said they are anxious government officials are ignoring science and its impact. The speakers in Washington included Bill Nye, an educator and television personality known as "the Science...More..

Talks to avert shutdown near end as Trump bows on Obamacare
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Talks to avert shutdown near end as Trump bows on Obamacare

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi warned that the goal of the stopgap measure was to tie up loose ends of a deal to provide around $1 trillion in money for the fiscal year ending September 30 and not for "ki...More..

NFL Draft: SEC Remains King with Most 1st Round Draft Picks
by | Friday, April 28, 2017

NFL Draft: SEC Remains King with Most 1st Round Draft Picks

The quarterbacks, who were billed as nothing special, were suddenly a hot commodity. The receiver class was supposed to be lacking at the top end, yet three wideouts were selected in the top nine. The Browns ...More..

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Elon Poll: 42 percent think Trump's doing a good job

Now 45 percent approve of the job he's doing. Forty-nine percent of North Carolina voters polled said Trump is doing a worse job as president than President Obama, while 39 percent say he is doing better. Whi...More..

by | Friday, April 28, 2017

Delaware State Trooper Shot Dead, Suspected Murderer Killed in Standoff with Police

He graduated from the police academy in 2009. Police say checks can be addressed to the DSTA- Stephen Ballard Memorial Fund at PO Box 168 in Cheswold, DE 19936. Multiple special operations response teams an...More..