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United States hate crimes against Muslims surge 67 percent — FBI Statistics

Anti-black incidents rose by about 7.6 percent, anti-Jewish incidents rose by about 9 percent, and incidents based on sexual orientation rose by about 3.5 percent during that time frame. "We've collected more than 435 such incidents since the elect...

It was a great honour, says Trump on meeting Obama

Trump said the pair "discussed a lot of different situations - some wonderful and some difficulties", and said he looked forward to receiving Obama's counsel. First lady Michelle Obama and future first lady Melania Trump met in the White House reside...

Man arrested in death of boy found dismembered in Chicago

In November 2015, investigators said they'd hit a wall in the investigation as the last known people to have seen the boy alive were not cooperating with police. "We took a vehicle that the suspect was driving primarily back in November of a year ago...

Prop. 64: Bay Area voters back California pot measure by big margin

In June, Mark Kleiman, who served as Washington state's top pot consultant after voters legalized the drug in 2012, said it would be very easy for Trump to get rid of the nation's marijuana shops, just by enforcing the federal law that makes sell...

Trump victory speech helps soothe market concerns

The U.S. dollar lost ground, too, but then regained it again by the time stocks opened. Previously: Wall Street kept its cool on Election Day, with the major indexes ending the trading day with slight gains on the heels of Monday's bigger bounce....

Woman pushed to her death in front of oncoming NYC train

The woman was shoved onto tracks as a southbound Number 1 train pulled into the Times Square station around 1pm local time (6pm GMT). "About 5 minutes ago 20 police officers escorted her out". The New York Post took a photo of police taking the...

Obama: Army Corps Examining Possible Rerouting Of Dakota Access Pipeline

Once people returned to the camp side, medics treated their burning eyes and wrapped cold, and sometimes hypothermic, protesters in silver heat blankets. "All we were trying to do is build a bridge across so we can pray", Brunner said. A panel of sta...

Big Ten will play football on Friday nights

The Chicago Tribune reported that Delany was reluctant to ask schools with large stadiums - Ohio State, Michigan and Penn State - to host Friday night home games. Aren't Ohio State, Michigan & Penn State the 3 traditional powers in the Big Ten? ...

Drivers in the Lowcountry could feel effects of pipeline explosion

The explosion occurred when the crew hit Line 1, its main gasoline pipeline, with a track hoe , Colonial said late Monday. Gasoline futures were surging nearly * a href="http://oilprice.com/commodity-price-charts?1&page=chart&sym=RB*1" *10 perce...

MU poll: Clinton leads Trump, Feingold leads Johnson

Democrat Russ Feingold and Republican Sen. Democratic Sen. Tammy Baldwin, who introduced Kaine, said she'd like to see Clinton "shatter" the glass ceiling "forever". Johnson was scheduled to do interviews with local media in western Wisconsin on We...

FEMA/State Disaster Recovery Centers Change Hours of Operation

A Disaster Recovery Center (DRC) opened Tuesday in Georgetown County. Both locations will be open from 9 a.m. - 7 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. "If they register now, they'll at least be in the system". This can be done at DisasterAssistance.g...

Orlando Releases Pulse Nightclub Shooter's Calls With Police

In a later call, Mateen says his massacre was in response to a USA bombing in Iraq that killed a top ISIS leader. WARNING: Content may be disturbing to sensitive viewers . In his conversation with an Orlando Police Dept. negotiator around 2:43 a.m...

Where Anthony Davis goes, the New Orleans Pelicans will try to follow

Though surprisingly, the sky isn't falling (yet) for Golden State. "There were some defensive lapses and some head-scratching decisions, but we're on the board". In his first two games, Davis reached a variety of statistical milestones that added som...

October 28th , 2016 at 12:57 PM EDT

Projections estimate OH voter turnout could be 65 percent on November 8. Workers at the Houston County courthouse have been busy processing more than 1500 absentee ballots, an alternative voting process many people are now using as an option rather...

Joe Biden tops Clinton team's State Department wish list

Biden initially considered a run against Clinton for the Democratic nomination in 2015, however, ultimately decided not to and support Clinton's candidacy. He was the chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee before he joined the Obama admin...

Iraqis find bomb factory, tunnels on long road to Mosul

The Kurdish leader went on to assert that "only [Iraqi] counter-terrorism forces" would enter Mosul once members of the terrorist group were driven from the city. The militiamen, who had been confined within Turkey's main Iraqi base in Bashiqa, a...

DEA: Drug Collection Events Make A Big Difference

State officials are urging New Yorkers to take advantage of today's Prescription Drug Take-Back Day to safely dispose of old and unused medications. Barrios said surrendering the prescriptions helps aid the fight against drug abuse. National Instit...

Indians fans pitch in with wedding gifts for star rookie

Cleveland fans are paying big bucks to watch the Indians go for their first World Series title in 68 years. The average resale price for Game 1 at Cleveland's Progressive Field on Tuesday is $1,113, according to ticket marketplace SeatGeek .

Water main floods trench in Boston, at least 1 dead

Two workers were inside a trench near the fire hydrant when it began leaking and they became trapped, the Boston Fire Department said. The area will likely be closed at least through Saturday morning. Firefighters said they are now moving forward...

Classes resume at San Francisco schools where 4 teens shot

Police searched the area for a suspect and told residents and businesses in the area to stay inside. Police said they were searching for four suspects tied to the shooting but have not said how many suspects opened fire, hitting one female student ...

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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...