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Federal Judge Halts Enforcement of Trump's Travel Ban Nationwide

The White House pledged to swiftly appeal the federal judge's ruling late Friday, but that didn't appear to be enough for Trump, who vented his frustrations on Twitter. Bennett said she didn't know. Here's the full text of Robart's ruling. "For the...

Two GOP Senators Announce Opposition to Betsy DeVos

DeVos's lack of experience with public schools will make it hard for her to fully understand, identify and assist with those challenges", Collins said . Manchin has concerns about DeVos' background and how that matches up with public education in We...

Lockdown at Large Delaware Prison as Guards Taken Hostage

Investigators said the inmates took control of a building that houses up to 150 people. Convicted serial rapist Scott A. Miller had somehow passed through two security checkpoints before using a homemade knife to take hostage a prison counselor, an...

U.S. judge allows travellers who landed with visas to stay

Trump's executive order temporarily prohibited entry into the United States for migrants from seven mostly Muslim countries and refugees from around the world. were held at JFK airport. A statement on the company's website says: "Nationals of the ...

California Drought Comes to an End in Parts of the State

Drought Monitor released Thursday. The combination of categories in extreme and exceptional drought now cover less than half of 1 percent of the lower 48 states, the lowest point since October 5, 2010. Over the past week, " heavy to excessive prec...

Alabama governor weighs in on Affordable Care Act

The plan would have high deductibles and include basic pharmaceutical coverage, catastrophic injury coverage, and some preventative care such as free childhood immunizations. David Sandman of the New York State Health Foundation argues history has no...

Tornado rips through parts of south MS, killing 4

More than 40 firefighters from across MS are assembling outside Hattiesburg police headquarters to search for the dead and injured from an early morning tornado. Aftermath of severe storms that hit city of Hattiesburg in USA state of MS on January 21...

Allonzo Trier's positive PED test in September behind absence from Wildcats

Arizona basketball star Allonzo Trier hasn't played the entire season while the program has kept quiet about his status. His optimism has subsided in recent weeks, however, and in an interview earlier this week , he said he's "ambivalent" about t...

500+ Wide-Ranging Organizations Call for Rejection of Scott Pruitt as EPA Head

Who should have that responsibility has been a point of controversy. "People in this country are really hungry for change", and it's important for the EPA to assess how "we reprioritize as a nation", Pruitt said. It showed the rest of the world t...

Orlando Nightclub Shooter's Wife Pleads Not Guilty to Terror Charge

Salman was arrested at her family home in Rodeo, a small town in the San Francisco Bay Area, on Monday. A bail hearing was set for February 1. Federal prosecutor Roger Handberg told magistrate judge Donna Ryu at an initial hearing on Tuesday that S...

Suspect in fatal Orlando cop shooting has lengthy record

Loyd's niece Lakensha Smith-Loyd, and his ex-girlfriend Jameis Slaughter are each facing a charge of accessory to first-degree murder, records show. And a day earlier, Zarghee Mayan, the fugitive's supervisor at a New Texas Fried Chicken, was arre...

Tilikum The Orca, Center Of 'Blackfish' Documentary, Has Died In Captivity

Tilikum , an orca that killed a trainer at SeaWorld Orlando in 2010, has died. Tilikum was moved to SeaWorld Orlando in January 1992 by its owner, Bob Wright, who is said to have sold the orca for U.S. Joel Manby , president and CEO of S...

MI minimum wage rises to $8.90 an hour

MI workers who make the minimum wage are getting a 40-cents-an-hour raise. In Vermont, the minimum wage moves to $10 per hour, up from $9.60. Along with workers in the leisure, hospitality and retail industries, education and health care workers ...

Lake Effect Snow Watch starting Thursday night

Thursday. There's a 30 percent chance for rain Saturday . Light snow also is possible Tuesday and Wednesday, but little to no accumulation is expected. Locally risky New Year's Eve travel conditions will riddle the Great Lakes region in the wake...

Did Trump just create 8000 jobs?

However, the $50 billion would come from a previously announced $100 billion investment fund set up with Saudi Arabia, according to Dow Jones, and SoftBank has a long history of investing in the US. Sprint later clarified that the 5,000 U.S.jobs a...

Ronda Rousey is fired up for her upcoming fight

Ronda has been doing next to no media for this event as she is trying to focus purely on preparing for her upcoming fight. After competing in the Strikeforce and Invicta organizations between 2011 and 2013 she was signed by the Ultimate Fighting ...

Dry Christmas trees a fire hazard

Lind said while they try to sell most of their trees during the season, a few tend to stay behind but says they never go to waste. The ones that we found are free; they just request that you remove all decorations and the tree stand before dropping...

Local residents react to potential marijuana dispensary delay

Jim Borghesani, communications director for the Yes on 4 campaign, which lobbied for legalization, said the January 2018 deadline was enough time to prepare for the opening of retail dispensaries. Gov. Charlie Baker will have to sign off on the chang...

Troy Ave shot twice "on way to see family"

Leemon said Ave is in stable condition. After Troy Ave was shot twice, "he crashed his vehicle into a parked auto". A passerby took him to the hospital. It happened when a fight started backstage before T.I. had started his set. The NYPD released...

Stephen Miller to Write Trump's Inaugural Speech

Mr. Miller has ran and supported many campaigns before initiated by the Republicans, and is a full on supporter for Donald Trump , even serving temporarily at some point as his lead spokesman for the Trump team. She frequently defended him in TV app...

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Minn. session deadline 'hanging by a thread' as budget talks continue

This has taken two years of fighting about state's rights, privacy, and driver's licenses for undocumented workers to reach this deal, but the House and Senate have now passed the ...

Springfield Honors Fallen at Peace Officers Memorial

Every year since 1982, members of the US law enforcement community, their families and friends have gathered on Peace Officer's Memorial Day in Washington, D.C.to mourn the fallen...

Healthy teen dies of heart problems after too much caffeine

In addition to being healthy, Davis was known among friends and classmates for advocating against using drugs and alcohol, Watts said. " He didn't do any of that ". Another team f...

Trump White House actions shake Republicans; chaos follows Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's sacking

Trump's daring decision to oust Comey sparked comparisons to Nixon, who fired the special prosecutor running the Watergate investigation that ultimately led to his downfall. Mr. Cl...

Senate OKs bill to fund government through September

Tuesday afternoon from the White House podium, Mr. Mulvaney defended the spending deal a third time, appearing with pictures of planned border-security changes he said would be fun...

Work begins to fill hole at collapsed Hanford tunnel

He said non-essential employees were asked to stay home Wednesday while crews prepare to fill in the collapsed portion of the tunnel. The U.S. Department of Energy's Mark Heeter ...

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of assassination attempt

South Korea is not willing to sacrifice itself for United States global domination, and that is true also for Asia, where the Philippines and other countries like Thailand are cal...

Levee breaks in Arkansas as record flooding continues to plague the region

Water had begun to spill over the top of the levee on Tuesday and it breached on Wednesday. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundat...

'El Chapo' to remain in solitary confinement, US judge rules

Guzman's lawyers also sought more freedom to communicate with people in order to plan his defense, including his wife and potential witnesses. The judge did, however, rule that G...

7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

The witness said the gunman initially shot back at the officers, and three officers shot him to bring him down. One of the women died at the hospital. Rikky Galiendes, 27, heard ...

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Trump's Deputy Assistant to leave White House

The Times report said that Gorka will "likely" be moved to a role outside the White House but still be part of the administration. A senior official told the outlet that he w...

Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order

Asked about Orrick's ruling Wednesday, Trump averred that he is "never surprised by the 9th Circuit", reinforcing an early morning tweet in which he declared that it "has a bad ...

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Multiple agencies respond to Mason County school after report of active shooter

Authorities sweep Hawkins Middle School after reports of a possible shooter emerged Wednesday morning. His connection to the Hawkins Middle School incident remains unclear. Mason C...

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Friends and family are gently interacting with and approaching her as she copes with the aftermath of her ordeal, her sister told a CNN affiliate. "The first thing I did was just...

Canadian PM responds to Trump's criticism of dairy industry

In remarks delivered after signing an executive order to clamp down on steel dumping, Trump promised action on the files within the next two weeks, and took a swipe at Canada's sup...