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Apr 27 2017

U.S. ups Korean defenses, top admiral says forces are capable

Trucks hauling components of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system rolled into the site in North Gyeongsang province, according to a statement from the...

Apr 27 2017

Anti-Semitic incidents rose in Fla. past year

Almost 30 percent of those incidents, or 369, occurred in November and December. Transit officials say anti-Semitic graffiti incidents are the top subway bias crime inv...

Apr 27 2017

Top Mexican official calls US border wall a 'hostile' act

An unsuccessful push to "defund Obamacare" led to a 16-day partial shutdown in 2013, temporarily tanking the GOP's poll numbers. A congressional aide confirmed Tuesday ...

Apr 27 2017

Ann Coulter vows to speak at UC Berkeley despite cancellation

Like several conservatives before her, Coulter has promised to live up to her obligations, regardless of the university's security situation. "What are they going to d...

Apr 27 2017

US Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

The 87-11 vote saw all the senators from Nebraska, Wyoming, Kansas, Iowa, and South Dakota for confirmation.but that was expected since all are Republicans. "Perdue and c...

Apr 27 2017

Trump errs on the court system

Trump signed an executive order shortly after becoming president targeting cities and counties that limit their cooperation with federal immigration authorities by, for...

Apr 27 2017

N Carolina lawmakers halfway to veto override on court size

Worse, adding the responsibilities of dealing with ethics complaints and debating regulations would further bog down the combined board, quite possibly creating an anythi...

Apr 26 2017

Caterpillar profit trounces estimates; shares rise

Finally, OTR Global upgraded Caterpillar to a positive rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 20th. The consensus recommendation by Thomson Reuters analysts is ...

Apr 26 2017

State of Arkansas executes first death row inmate in a decade

Justice Sonia Sotomayor stated in her dissent that the appeals court "erroneously swept aside" the judge's ruling that midazolam - "creates a substantial risk of severe p...

Apr 26 2017

Academic Magnet falls to No. 11 in U.S

Conestoga High School was named the 27th best STEM school in the U.S. A State College school was ranked by U.S. News & World Report as being one of the best schools i...

Apr 26 2017

Arkansas executes 2 inmates on the same gurney, hours apart

Williams that is imminent based on the Jones execution". One of the victims, Dina Windle, appeared at Williams' clemency hearing last week pleading for the state to spa...

Apr 26 2017

Lawmaker seeks abortion-bill vote as women march on Capitol

Rauner does not have a pro-life position and states he is for so-called women's 'reproductive rights, '" Illinois Citizens for Life said, the group praised "his commitmen...

Apr 26 2017

Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as secretary of agriculture

Agriculture groups warmly greeted the April 24 Senate vote that confirmed Sonny Perdue as the US secretary of agriculture . Because of his more than 20 years of publ...

Apr 26 2017

White House names new Secret Service director

The White House announced Tuesday that Randolph D. Alles now serves as acting deputy commissioner of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), where he's worked since 2012...

Apr 26 2017

The peak of severe weather season is here

The heavy rainfall , ranging from 2 to 6 inches, is expected to be accompanied by large hail, damaging winds and possible tornadoes, according to the weather service. In...

Apr 25 2017

State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire

The web posts give details of the opulent past of the eight hectare estate and 114-room mansion, built in 1927 for a cereal heiress and socialite, Marjorie Merriweather...

Apr 25 2017

Trump at 100 days: 'It's a different kind of presidency'

However, it should be noted that the polling conducted for the liberal journalist groups by the New York-based Langer Research Associates - which surveyed 1,004 adults be...

Apr 25 2017

Amid North Korea crisis, Pence becomes Trump emissary abroad

The deal has taken on added importance for Australia, which is under political and legal pressure to shut the camps, particularly one on Papua New Guinea's Manus Island w...

Apr 25 2017

Arkansas men set to be executed want stays for poor health

His final words were: "I'm sorry". Her 11-year-old daughter, Lacy Phillips, who was with her at the time, was choked, beaten and left for dead - but survived. Williams ...

Apr 25 2017

Ann Coulter's backers at UC Berkeley file lawsuit

The complaint cites several examples of other speakers, such as the former Mexican president, who are similarly high-profile to Coulter but were not subject to the univer...