Administration names 10 people for federal bench

According to the Partnership for Public Service, a nonpartisan and nonprofit organization that focuses on civil service, 465 positions requiring Senate confirmation remain unfilled. The 42-year-old former University of Minnesota Law School professor ... More..

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Here's What We Learned From Former Acting AG Sally Yates' Senate Hearing

The findings may also expand the investigations into whether the Obama administration spied on members of Congress, and again whether it was done with a political motive. Spicer said he was not aware of securit...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

How Donald Trump told James Comey - 'You're FIRED'

While FiveThirtyEight gives him a 97.3 percentage of how often he supports Trump, Flake was consistently one of Trump's biggest critics on the presidential campaign trail. Democratic politicians and officials...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'I Will Be President For All South Koreans': Moon Jae

Moon's North Korea policy, which will likely mark a big break from Park, risks alienating conservatives yet more. The frustration many South Koreans feel with collusion and graft pushed Moon to victory. The f...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Philippines 'focused on trade', not South China Sea tensions with Beijing

A year ago the Hague-based Permanent Court of Arbitration ruled that China has no legal claims on most areas of the South China Sea (after the Philippines successfully filed for arbitration). But former Phili...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Tunnel collapse latest safety issue at nuclear site

Randy Bradbury, a spokesman for the Washington state Department of Ecology, said officials detected no release of radiation and no workers were injured. Workers at the nuclear site were ordered to take cover af...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Senate Dems ask GOP to drop plan to repeal Obamacare

But it doesn't take a CBO analysis to see that, as with the previous version of the bill that died without a vote, it is much more a cold-hearted spending cut than reform - and there is nothing humane about...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Tips Lead To Suspect In Arizona Serial Killings

At an afternoon news conference, Jeri L. Williams, the Phoenix police chief, said the authorities had linked the shootings to Aaron Saucedo, who has been in police custody since his arrest on April 19 in th...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Obsessed man stalks young Texas coed then shoots her dead

Police are responding to an "active shooter" at North Lake College just northwest of Dallas , authorities said late Wednesday morning on Twitter. James Mclellan from the Irving Police Department said to re...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Yank repeal effort, and we'll talk health care

The bill is a partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act or Obamacare. "If we have to make modifications in order to pass it, we'll make those modifications and work out the differences with the House". And al...More..

Amber Alert issued for 1-year-old Akron child
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Amber Alert issued for 1-year-old Akron child

He's described as black, with black hair and brown eyes. Officials said one-year-old Darius Heard, Jr. was taken by force from his home by his non-custodial father. The vehicle also has an Enterprise rental s...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump To FBI Director James Comey: You're Fired

U.S. Sen. Richard Blumental of CT tweeted that the firing of Comey "compromises investigation of White House ties to Russians - no doubt now special prosecutor is necessary". They do so using language that ev...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

How Donald Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey

Bob Casey, D-Pa. "Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein must immediately appoint a special counsel to continue the Trump/Russia investigation". "Need independent investigation ASAP". "We do not", Rosenstein st...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Korea election pave way for Moon win

Throughout his campaign, Moon has spoken figuratively of moving the base of power out of South Korea's version of the White House, and into those squares where protesters gathered. China, South Korea's largest ...More..

Penn State head calls student's death sickening
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Penn State head calls student's death sickening

The other charges against the 18 members include hazing, tampering with evidence, reckless endangerment, and alcohol-related offenses. A Penn State University fraternity pledge had toxic levels of alcohol in ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Macron is Europe's man of the moment

Mr Macron, who will be inaugurated on Sunday, polled 66% of the vote as he overwhelmingly defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the race for the Elysee Palace. Merkel says she is "delighted" about the ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Administration names likely judge nominees

Joan Larsen's nomination to a federal appeals court is being praised by her colleagues at the Michigan Supreme Court. The press secretary noted that Trump's campaign list of proposed judges was put together u...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

FBI Director firing 'Nixonian?' Not so fast says the Nixon Presidential Library

The Republican president said he fired Comey, the top US law enforcement official, over his handling of an election-year email scandal involving then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. An independ...More..

U.S. parks may lose federal protection
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

U.S. parks may lose federal protection

Dave Eliason, PLC president, said while the Act was meant to preserve Native American artifacts and areas of historical importance, Presidents have instead used the Act to bypass Congress and local communities ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Leahy tells Yates he's proud she defied executive order

Without that published report , and without the free press telling us a lot of what went on, Michael Flynn might still be sitting in the White House as national security adviser, because by January 30th, you...More..