Speaker Ryan: On Trump's Offshore Drilling & Pro-Energy Executive Orders

The administration said that past administrations had been overly restrictive of offshore energy exploration, making 94 percent of the outer continental shelf off-limits to energy development. "It reverses the previous administration's Arctic leasing... More..

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US to arm Kurdish fighters against ISIS

Turkey has expressed concerns over arming the Kurdish People's Protection Units, commonly referred to as the YPG, due to their connections to the Kurdistan Workers' Party, a Marxist group designated as a terr...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

United Airlines Reaches Settlement With Passenger Dragged Off Chicago Flight

Dao attorney Thomas Demetrio applauded United's move, calling the changes "passenger friendly". "Our customers should be at the center of everything we do and these changes are just the beginning of how we wi...More..

WH again postpones Paris climate pact meeting as Macron jabs Trump
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

WH again postpones Paris climate pact meeting as Macron jabs Trump

Bannon and Pruitt are said to be among those arguing for a tougher line, keeping with campaign promises and rejecting global agreements that tie the hands of USA industry. Every nation involved in the talks, ex...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Airport chaos, flights cancelled: Spirit Airlines apologizes

Broward County Sheriff's deputies were called in to assist in calming passengers who became irate after learning their flights had been dropped or postponed, and at least three people were arrested, a local CBS...More..

Senate Health Bill Expected To Bypass Committee, Working Group Meets Tuesday
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Senate Health Bill Expected To Bypass Committee, Working Group Meets Tuesday

Republicans can only afford two defections in their ranks. Medicaid expansion has been a lifeline for constituents who suffer from mental illness or addiction and have been able to access treatment through the ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Trump paints Senate's Russian Federation hearing as a waste of time

Yates, however, did not say specifically that her concerns about Flynn's behavior was related to these conversations. Earlier, the White House also confirmed that former president Barack Obama raised concerns...More..

There's no Ann Coulter speech planned. But protesters are converging on Berkeley
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

There's no Ann Coulter speech planned. But protesters are converging on Berkeley

Police and university officials said they were bracing for possible trouble whether Coulter comes to campus or not, citing intelligence and online chatter by groups threatening to instigate violence. UC Berke...More..

New Mexico elected officials oppose Comey firing
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

New Mexico elected officials oppose Comey firing

As head of the FBI, Comey had been leading the complex counterintelligence investigation that has dogged the Trump White House since Inauguration Day. "They were fought in the shadows". Attorney General Jeff Se...More..

GOP Invites Female Senator to Health Care Working Group
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

GOP Invites Female Senator to Health Care Working Group

Medicaid was the topic at the Senate working group meeting Tuesday. Sen. Lamar Alexander of Tennessee, chairman of the Senate health committee, insisted his panel already has held hearings about Obamacare's l...More..

Triple homicide in Kansas City
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Triple homicide in Kansas City

Police say officers found the suspect at an address about 7 miles (11 kilometers) from the scene of the shooting. Kansas City, Kan., police on Tuesday night were working what Police Chief Terry Zeigler said w...More..

Authorities: Officer dies after crash in western Michigan
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Authorities: Officer dies after crash in western Michigan

Wednesday, when his patrol vehicle crashed at Henry St. and Ross Rd., south of Muskegon. Henry Street was closed between Forest Park Road and Ross Road near Mona Lake. The officer's name wasn't immediately re...More..

US watched Russia penetrate French systems during election
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

US watched Russia penetrate French systems during election

Warren claimed that the Russian hackers had been trying to shift the result of election in France by releasing Macron's party emails like what they did to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in the USA pre...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Comey learns of ouster in TV news flash

Cooper really let her have it, saying the reasoning was "bogus" and "ridiculous", asking, "You don't think it looks odd at all that the president of the United States is firing the guy who's leading the inves...More..

Kathy Berman, wife of ESPN icon Chris Berman, dies in car accident
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Kathy Berman, wife of ESPN icon Chris Berman, dies in car accident

Bertulis was taken to Waterbury Hospital, where he died, police said. The Ford also veered off the roadway and hit a pole before landing on its roof. Chris and Katherine Berman were married for more than 33 y...More..

Spending bill win claimed by both sides
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Spending bill win claimed by both sides

The upper chamber voted 79-18 to approve the measure. She said the new changes don't improve the bill and instead are "an assault on the good health of the American people". If the Senate voted against the bill...More..

'There's a gunman in the house,' terrified doctor texted
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

'There's a gunman in the house,' terrified doctor texted

Police arrested suspect Bampumim Teixeira, 30, after receiving a 911 call reporting a person with a gun on Dorchester Avenue in South Boston , according to Boston Police. Teixeira, 30, was minimally re...More..

Female senators will be included in health group
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Female senators will be included in health group

There's one big problem: numerous key Republican senators who could stand in the way of a successful health-care vote are not in the group. Such lunches, open to the broader Senate GOP, are likely to continue t...More..

Emma Watson wins first gender-neutral MTV TV & Movie Award
by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Emma Watson wins first gender-neutral MTV TV & Movie Award

MTV's decision to remove the special gender categories is a welcome cultural statement, and fans of the music awards across the globe have been congratulating the company. You can, just about, see the point o...More..

by | Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Guest Editorial…Americans lose in GOP health bill

Immediately after the health care vote, House Republicans piled onto buses and headed to the White House for a sun-splashed Rose Garden celebration - a rare event for a bill that has cleared only one chamber of...More..