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Jul 18 2016

Trump says would announce VP running mate in three-four days

Gen Michael Flynn (Ret.), appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe", Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends", and CNN's "New Day". Pro-life writer Christine Rousselle says F...

Jul 14 2016

Obamacare 2.0: Barack Obama calls for revisiting the 'public option'

The crowning achievement of President Barack Obama's presidency is the Affordable Care Act . It would bring back the high-risk insurance pools for those with high medi...

Jul 14 2016

US high school federation calls for pitch limits in 2017

Those questions included who keeps track of pitch counts and how would it be monitored. Now the TSSAA has an innings rule. A player throwing up to 25 pitches may go to ...

Jul 13 2016

World leaders react to South China Sea ruling

China can largely count on Russia, Saudi Arabia and some other, smaller countries. Beijing "does not accept and does not recognise" the ruling by a UN-backed tribuna...

Jul 13 2016

Pawn shop burglary linked to 'threat' against Baton Rouge police - chief

State Police Col. Mike Edmonson called it a "substantial, credible threat" to police. The investigation was sparked early Saturday morning when officers responded to a ...

Jul 13 2016

Sharing your Netflix, or ANY online password is now a federal crime

If that's a scary thought, that was exactly the intention of the judge who made the losing argument in the case against David Nosal , a man who was using his old company...

Jul 12 2016

Gabby Douglas qualifies for Olympic Games

At least now, her gymnastics can do what her sentence could not. Simone Biles, Gabby Douglas, Aly Raisman, Laurie Hernandez, and Madison Kocian officially qualified for...

Jul 10 2016

Texas delegates to lead rebellion at RNC to deny Trump nomination

According to the Washington Post , Flake urged Trump to tone down his rhetoric and stop attacking Mexicans. He was referring to Trump's comments past year when th...

Jul 09 2016

'Successful' Fundraising, Rakes in $51 Million in June

Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton acknowledges supporters during a campaign rally, where she received the endorsement of U.S. President Barack Obama ...

Jul 08 2016

Saddam did 'good job' killing terrorists

It's like Harvard. OK? "Not because Donald Trump couldn't pay, but because he wouldn't", Clinton said . But, as the Washington Post pointed out, Trump has been talki...

Jul 07 2016

Anti-Monsanto Protestors Make It Rain in the Senate

The man presiding over the Senate called for order multiple times. Stabenow and Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-Kan.) have pressed their colleagues...

Jul 07 2016

Local shelters round up lost-dogs, spooked by fireworks

This is typically the busiest day of the year for animal shelters all across the country with all the lost pets. Facebook has several groups dedicated to reuniting lost p...

Jul 04 2016

Bulls agree to two-year, $30 million deal with Rajon Rondo

With backup point man Darren Collison facing domestic violence charges and Seth Curry the only other guard on the roster, a return to the Kings , a team Rondo calle...

Jul 02 2016

Rauner signs stopgap budget deal

The plan gives schools just over $11 billion in state and federal dollars and higher education institutions $1 billion. Democratic leaders in the Illinois General Assem...

Jul 02 2016

Judge rules Serial's Adnan Syed can have new trial

The show's chronicling of the Syed case sparked renewed interest in the trial, wrote USA Today . Asia McClain, the witness, recently gave birth to a baby and told ABC th...

Jul 02 2016

Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabilia

Donald Trump used charity money donated to his foundation to pay for a $12,000 Tim Tebow-signed helmet at a charity fundraiser event. Not to mention, Tim Tebow did n...

Jul 02 2016

Woman on FBI's 'Top 10' List Captured in NC

Minor fled, and hadn't been seen since. According to witnesses, Minor tried to fight the woman, her mother's neighbor at a duplex, earlier on March 5. The agency also o...

Jul 02 2016

Tornado watch in effect for Berkshires, southern Vermont

It means that conditions could create the possibility of a tornado amid strong to severe thunderstorms fueled by warm, moist air creating a volatile atmosphere. The offic...

Jul 01 2016

Ruling signals 'yellow light' on college affirmative action

The case had been brought by Abigail Fisher, who argued she had been denied admission because of her race. Opponents of affirmative action programs have argued that fa...

Jul 01 2016

Brad Paisley donates $100K to W.Va. flood relief

Greenbrier County Commissioner Mike McClung described receiving a phone call from a Rainelle resident that night who asked for help and said "People are going to die here...