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Questions, concerns linger after DOJ decision on Sterling case

Corey Amundson, acting attorney for the Middle District of Louisiana, said lethal-force experts determined the officers acted in a reasonable manner confronti...


No federal charges for Baton Rouge officers

Alton Sterling's videotaped shooting in Baton Rouge was one of a series of police killing of black men that triggered nationwide protests spearheaded by t...


'Sanctuary Cities' Bill Heads To Gov. Abbott's Desk

The controversial policy has also been criticized by the police chiefs in Dallas, Houston, Austin , Arlington, Fort Worth, and San Antonio, all of whom said ...


Trump to meet Australian PM on 1st presidential trip to NYC

It will likely be a fiery homecoming for the president on Thursday (Friday AEST), who has not been in NY since January 19, the day before his inauguration. "I...


2 dead, including suspect, after shooting at sports bar

Two people, including the shooter, have been killed after a fight at a Texas bar. Police Lt. Christopher Cook says a customer then fatally shot Jones. Cook ...


Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

Hours after Trump signed the order, California state Sen. "We need smart, tough standards to ensure that energy companies are not operating out of control", s...


Two US troops killed fighting ISIS in Afghanistan

Lavrov reiterated that Moscow's contacts with the Taliban are meant only to encourage insurgents to join peace and reconciliation talks with the Afghan governme...


Healing garden to open at children's hospital in DC

Melania Trump also is not expected to be a very active First Lady when she moves into the presidential residence on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, a transit...


Tad Cummins Told Wife He Slept with Teen, She Says

Her family said the teen was having panic attacks and appeared to be jittery. He also faces a federal charge of bringing a minor across state lines for sex. Jil...


Central US may face severe weather outbreak late next week

For that reason, the greatest risk for severe weather will be across Arkansas and southern Missouri. Strong storms will continue into Friday night. There is...


Senate confirms 31st Secretary of Agriculture: Sonny Perdue

Sonny Perdue , with his wife Mary Perdue, takes the oath of office administered by Associate Justice Clarence Thomas in the U.S. Supreme Court Building, becomin...


Spicer says White House will host North Korea briefing for Senate

South Korea's Defense Ministry said it could not immediately confirm the report. Washington has become increasingly concerned at North Korean missile and nu...


Farm Bureau Welcomes New Ag Secretary

Senator David Perdue (R-GA), a member of the Senate Agriculture Committee, congratulated his first cousin upon the Senate confirmation. Additionally, NFU urge...


Lawyer: Abducted girl's recovery just starting

Lopey told the AP, Elizabeth was "laughing, crying and acting stoic". Anthony Thomas, the teen's father, told " Good Morning America " on Friday that he think...


More charges filed in genital mutiliation probe

According to a criminal complaint filed in federal court, Fakhruddin Attar owns Burhani Medical Clinic and his wife works as an office manager. Dr. Global ...


Arkansas vows to keep pushing for executions despite setback

That pace would have been unprecedented in the modern history of the US death penalty. Don Davis would be the first to die. The state Supreme Court on Monday ...


Sens. Moran and McCain: A great day for veterans and Veterans Choice

Mark Lucas, executive director of Concerned Veterans for America, commended Trump for upholding a campaign promise to make veterans a priority, but said more ne...


Trump claims immunity as president from protesters' lawsuit

According to the lawsuit filed Friday, at at least one rally, Trump or his campaign promised to pay the legal fees of those who followed Trump's urgings to remo...


8 men confirmed by Senate didn't fill Supreme Court seats

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer, who led the opposition to Mr Gorsuch, said he hopes the judge would heed concerns that the court is "increasingly drifti...


Walden says he's skeptical of proposal for Obamacare reform bill

The proposed second Republican attempt at a new health care bill would include all of the above but also include exclusions for pre-existing medical conditions,...


Flynn did not disclose income from Russian companies: White House

Congressional committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are looking into allegations by USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation meddled in th...


Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses

Bell says they got out of their seats and stepped on it. Bell was stung by the scorpion, so he and his wife searched all over the internet about scorpions and w...


Susan Rice's NSA demasking denials don't add up — Former CIA Analyst

He declined to say if he had personally reviewed new intelligence to bolster his claim but pledged to explain himself "at the right time ". We don't know preci...


Twitter drops lawsuit against United States government

Twitter filed the suit to protect the identity of a user who runs the @ ALT_uscis feed - an account that purports to tweet the thoughts of a federal worker f...


Syria Missile Strikes In 'Vital National Security Interest' Of US

Kalin urged the global community to "act in unison to end the humanitarian crisis in Syria". Trump ordered the strike - Washington's first direct military act...


Is Mitt Romney gearing up for a Senate run?

McConnell told reporters at a Capitol Hill news conference, "I've had some conversations with Mitt Romney ". McConnell made it clear that he would support ...


Traffic deaths and reports of distracted driving both climbing

A police officer out enforcing a distracted driving campaign was hit by a distracted driver. "I think it is very important to be clear that we must not have p...


Judge plans to block abortion-restricting abortion rules

On Thursday, Vice President Mike Pence was the tie-breaking vote in a repeal of a regulation implemented just two days before President Barack Obama left offi...


Advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's show but impact unclear

Ailes, who has denied all of the allegations against him, was forced to resign from Fox News just one week after that interview . During Sexual Assault A...


Gut-wrenching end for Gonzaga

Students and fans were electric when the team beat Gonzaga, 71 to 65. This time , North Carolina found an ending it could live with just fine. "I know we...