Protests over Confederate statue shake Charlottesville, Virginia

Lee statue, they can agree to condemn hateful speech created to intimidate minority groups in the city. Charlottesville Mayor Mike Signer denounced the torchlit demonstration led by white nationalist Richard Spencer in Charlottesville's Lee Park ... More..

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Former security chief: Comey firing signals 'assault' by Trump
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Former security chief: Comey firing signals 'assault' by Trump

His name was floated as a possible replacement for Director Robert Mueller in 2013. Garcia sits on the New York Court of Appeals, the state's highest court. He's held a number of other positions with the agen...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Disputes Arise between Netanyahu, Trump over Relocation of US Embassy

Tillerson said Trump is being "very careful" as he weighs the decision to relocate the embassy, a campaign pledge supported by Adelson and other pro-Israel donors on both sides of the aisle. Lovatt says Tr...More..

Merrick Garland To Remain A Judge; Won't Be FBI Director
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Merrick Garland To Remain A Judge; Won't Be FBI Director

The investigation into the Trump campaign and administration aides is too important to be mishandled due to Mitch McConnell's refusal so far to acknowledge his unethical situation. Addressing the controversy ov...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

SCOTUS rejects appeal over NC voter ID law

The appeals court ruling struck down five parts of the law: its voter ID requirements, a rollback of early voting to 10 days from 17, an elimination of same-day registration and of preregistration of some t...More..

Court pauses criminal case against Texas' attorney general
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Court pauses criminal case against Texas' attorney general

The appeal, which also sought to void the change of venue, escalates attempts by Paxton's legal team to remove Gallagher from the case since the judge transferred Paxton's trial out of Collin County on April 12...More..

Authorities seize 7000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Authorities seize 7000 birds in LA County cockfighting raid

Numerous thousands of roosters had injuries consistent with cockfighting, and authorities also found the bloodied carcasses of several birds that had slashes and other fight wounds, Perry said. "There's always ...More..

The Best Replacement for Comey? Who Lawmakers Say Trump Should Avoid
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Best Replacement for Comey? Who Lawmakers Say Trump Should Avoid

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Trump must immediately provide Congress with any tapes and warned that destroying existing tapes would violate the law. "I don't think you need it", Trump responded. ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey sacking: GOP leaders see more smoke than fire

Comey declined, instead offering honesty. When Trump then pressed for "honest loyalty", Comey told him, "You will have that", recounted the Comey associate. 2 Democrat, Dick Durbin of IL, said Friday that Trump...More..

Thousands of LDS teenagers being pulled out of Boy Scouts
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Thousands of LDS teenagers being pulled out of Boy Scouts

Thousands of Mormons are leaving the Boy Scouts of America in order to create their own program. The church, which has at times expressed dissatisfaction with the Scouts' growing acceptance of LGBT leaders ...More..

Blac Youngsta Turns Self In To Cop For Young Dolph Shooting
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Blac Youngsta Turns Self In To Cop For Young Dolph Shooting

The 27-year-old is charged with multiple counts of discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling or moving vehicle, according to an arrest report. Blac Youngsta recently turned himself in to authorities for ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Supreme Court order unlikely to deter voting restrictions

In the federal appeals court decision, the judges concluded that the voter ID law was discriminatory. Even after the 4 Circuit Court struck down the law, the GOP in North Carolina took measures to keep Afri...More..

Teacher charged with sexual offense with student
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Teacher charged with sexual offense with student

Jeb Stuart Bass, a social studies teacher as well as a junior varsity basketball coach and assistant football coach at Fred T. Foard (Newton, N.C), was also charged Monday with one count of sexual offense with ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Supreme Court rejects appeal to revive North Carolina voter ID law

While Chief Justice John Roberts said the high court's decision should not be interpreted as sending a message about "the merits of the case", North Carolina's Republican lawmakers clearly lost (for now), and...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

GOP candidate for FBI says no special counsel for inquiry

Senate special election. He's now the majority whip, the No. 2 Senate leader. There is a catch, however. As Senate Republican leaders approached the podium for their weekly news conference, a familiar face ...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Trump talk with Russians 'wholly appropriate,' adviser says

Donald Trump's national security advisor on Tuesday (May 16) denied the USA president had caused a "lapse in national security" following reports he disclosed highly-classified information about the Islamic Sta...More..

Frontier attendants say they couldn't breastfeed on the job
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Frontier attendants say they couldn't breastfeed on the job

Additionally, when they returned, the two women were forbidden from pumping while on duty and told that no accommodations were possible for breastfeeding. They also allege violations of the Colorado Workplace ...More..

Tempe police officer, suspect hospitalized after shooting
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tempe police officer, suspect hospitalized after shooting

Tempe police say a man who stabbed a police officer in the arm with a large knife during a struggle after a vehicle wreck has died after being shot by another police officer. He was being treated for a stab wou...More..

by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

US State Department says Syrian regime using 'crematorium' to dispose of bodies

Secretary of State for the Middle East Stuart Jones said a crematorium at the infamous Sednaya military prison is destroying the corpses at a rapid rate. And he said last week's visit by Lavrov to the White Hou...More..

Proposed BASD budget has no tax increase
by | Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Proposed BASD budget has no tax increase

By applying a 12.89-mill rate to that amount, the school district would generate $39.68 million, representing the equivalent of the 2016-17 tax levy. About a dozen volunteers met throughout the year to develo...More..