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Former Speaker Hastert sued in new sexual abuse allegations

Former Speaker Hastert sued in new sexual abuse allegations

The Chicago Tribune reports the lawsuit was filed in a suburban Chicago court by a man using the pseudonym Richard Doe. No one appeared for Hastert, whose attorney, John Ellis, did not immediately ret...

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Texas lawmaker threatens to shoot colleague over illegal immigration debate

Texas lawmaker threatens to shoot colleague over illegal immigration debate

Matt Rinaldi (R-Irving) told a group of Hispanic representatives that he had called Immigrations and Customs Enforcement , or ICE, on the protesters. State Rep. Matt Rinaldi's scuffle Monday with ...

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Details of Gregg Allman's last days just might break your heart

Details of Gregg Allman's last days just might break your heart

Although Allman was born in Nashville, he and brother Duane Allman were living in Macon, Ga. - following some time in Los Angeles - when they formed the Allman Brothers Band in 1969 with Dickey Bett...

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President Trump pays respects on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

President Trump pays respects on Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

We honor you and we pledge to you that we will always remember Robert and what he did for us". Among those in attendance were Defense Secretary James N. John McCain (R-Ariz.), who spent years locke...

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Trump calls for end of the legislative filibuster

Trump calls for end of the legislative filibuster

Not only that, but the agenda items the president listed - health care and tax reform - are being advanced through a process known as reconciliation, which only requires a simple majority of 51 votes ...

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DPRK confirms test firing another ballistic missile

Japan's chief cabinet secretary said that the launch had violated United Nations resolutions. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said in response to the test: " North Korea's provocation by ignorin...

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Broome County Salutes Fallen With 150th Memorial Day Parade

Broome County Salutes Fallen With 150th Memorial Day Parade

Navy Veteran Jim Kvam is the Post's 1st Vice Commander. They were married for more than 60 years. A couple of them were killed during WWII, one in Europe and one in Philippines. I know that's importan...

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Reading equipped to handle playoff final pressure - Stam

David Wagner's Huddersfield and Jaap Stam's Reading will be fighting it out to join them on what is always one of the finest days of the English football calendar. We will be favourites to fini...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets German Chancellor Angela Merkel

Europe needs to step up its presence on the global stage, for example by bringing about solutions to issues such as the Libya conflict, migration and economic problems including unemployment, she said...

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MS boy found dead after being kidnapped in mother's auto

MS boy found dead after being kidnapped in mother's auto

The abandoned auto was found eight hours later with Kingston's body inside. Police have now reportedly taken a third suspect into custody in connection with the kidnapping and murder of little Ki...

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Russians claimed Financial dirt Leverage on Trump Team

Russians claimed Financial dirt Leverage on Trump Team

The Russians were convinced "they had the ability to influence the administration through the derogatory information", one source told the network. But mere fact that such conversation took place sh...

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Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

DeWine said in his petition asking the justices to hear the case. "We are confident that the Supreme Court will uphold the correct decision from the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, and will ultimately...

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House, Senate accuse each other of inaction on critical legislation

House, Senate accuse each other of inaction on critical legislation

Mark Jones, a Rice University political science professor, said that support from Patrick, "the most powerful man in the Texas legislature", was the key to giving the bill traction in Texas. Texas leg...

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Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Officer Timothy Loehmann lost his job 2 1/2 years after Tamir was gunned down inside a park while playing with a pellet gun. Former officer Timothy Loehmann was sacked "effective immediately" ...

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Missouri gas prices move closer to national average

Missouri gas prices move closer to national average

The average price at the pump in SC and several other states, including neighboring Georgia and North Carolina, was the lowest in 12 years over the holiday weekend, DeHaan said. Flint gas prices are d...

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'All Gave Some, Some Gave All': America Commemorates Memorial Day

But that makes spaces like the memorial in Highland Park more essential he said, giving all veterans a place to gather. Veterans Day honors all Veterans who have served in the armed forces - Memo...

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Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

Trump pays somber tribute to fallen troops on Memorial Day

Christopher D. Horton, an Oklahoma National Guard sniper who was killed in Afghanistan in 2011, and Army Maj. Bob Dole (R-Kan.), who served in the U.S. Trump first placed a wreath in Arlington at the ...

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President Trump places wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

President Trump places wreath at Arlington National Cemetery

Byers , both recently killed in Afghanistan as their family members attended the ceremony. Trump honored Robert Kelly , son of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , who was killed in a roadsi...

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The time to start preparing for hurricane season is now

The time to start preparing for hurricane season is now

TSR had forecast that the 2017 season would see 11 named tropical storms, 4 hurricanes and 2 major hurricanes of category 3 strength of greater. These numbers include the early tropical storm Arlen...

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Franken backs review of Kushner security clearance

Franken backs review of Kushner security clearance

In a familiar refrain, Trump tweeted that it was "fake news", but he is now under considerable pressure, with several investigations under way into his team's links with Russian Federation, which is...

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Failure of arcane 'sunset' bill could force lawmakers into costly overtime

Failure of arcane 'sunset' bill could force lawmakers into costly overtime

McConnell declined to discuss what he'd like to see in the bill and wouldn't provide a timeline for producing a draft measure, the report said. The Senate requested a conference committee on the bil...

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Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery

Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery

Robert Kelly, 29, was killed in a roadside bomb blast in 2010 during a foot patrol in Afghanistan's Helmand Province. "Every time you see the sun rise over this blessed land, please know your courag...

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Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

In his speech, he mentioned Andrew D. Byers, a Green Beret captain, who was stationed at Fort Carson and died in Afghanistan. A moving show of remembrance including a wreath laying ceremony and gues...

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Man fires AK-47 while driving on Florida highway

Man fires AK-47 while driving on Florida highway

Monday as he was driving south on the Palmetto Expressway, CBS Miami reports. Police confirmed at least two cars were hit with bullets between 74th to 58th. It remains unclear what agency fired the ...

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Trump administration announces plan to renegotiate NAFTA

Trump administration announces plan to renegotiate NAFTA

Talks will begin no earlier than August 16, 2017, he said in a statement . "Modest tweaks will not stop NAFTA's ongoing damage, much less deliver on (President Donald) Trump's promises for a deal...

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West Virginia earns first NCAA Tournament bid since 1996

West Virginia earns first NCAA Tournament bid since 1996

The Red Raiders will face DE in game one of the regional at 2 p.m. Friday while Sam Houston State and Arizona face off at 6 p.m. for game two, according to the release . The Musketeers, guided ...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter Adviser, Dead at 89

Brzezinski joined Carter's campaign as his principal foreign policy adviser in 1976 and as national security adviser from 1977-1981. The Carter administration also witnessed the transition of Iran ...

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Longoria and Morrison homer in 15th, Rays outlast Twins 8

Longoria and Morrison homer in 15th, Rays outlast Twins 8

The 38-year-old Beltre went into this season only 52 hits shy of 3,000 for his career. Gallo, the primary third baseman while Beltre was out, led off the fourth with a double and scored on Robinson ...

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Bill Barrett Corporation (BBG) Delivers Consistent EPS Surprises

It has outperformed by 20.71% the S&P500. Caymus Capital Partners L.P. raised its position in shares of Bill Barrett by 241.3% in the fourth quarter. Bank of Montreal Can increased its stake in Bill B...

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5 dead, 44 injured in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend

5 dead, 44 injured in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend

The efforts have largely been touted as successful by the department, as shootings are down from a year ago when six people were killed and over 60 were wounded over the four-day weekend. The man was ...

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Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

Suspect in Portland light rail slayings to appear in court

Rick John Best, 53, an army veteran, and Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, a recent college graduate, died after having their throats cut on the crowded train. "The president contextualizes Muslims ...

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Memorial Day services in Durango draw crowds

Memorial Day services in Durango draw crowds

The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen hosted its annual Memorial Day ceremony Monday. In his holiday message, Ricketts calls the Memorial Day weekend a time for Nebraskans to "honor...

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Bill Cosby's Defense Lawyers Accuse Prosecution of Excluding African Americans

Bill Cosby's Defense Lawyers Accuse Prosecution of Excluding African Americans

One-third of the jury pool members said they were likely to believe police testimony, almost one-fourth had been convicted of crimes and almost one-fifth said someone close to them had been sexually ...

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A solemn Memorial Day remembrance

A solemn Memorial Day remembrance

Allison Jaslow heard it a couple of times as the long holiday weekend approached - a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers. Over the years, Memorial Day has acquired additional ...

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Trump pushes NATO leader aside to get to front of the group

Trump pushes NATO leader aside to get to front of the group

While Balkan media reacted with indignation - running headlines like " America First " - Markovic shrugged off the slight. "There is no doubt that this will be the most challenging G-7 summit in yea...

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