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Louisiana residents begin cleanup as flood waters recede

Officials estimate the flooding damaged 40,000 homes and displaced more than 30,000 people. And at least 11,000 have hunkered down in shelters to wait out the floods. "I was scared. I was like, 'How are we going to get out of this?'" she wondered. ...

US declares health emergency in Puerto Rico due to Zika

According to The Associated Press , the declaration of a public health emergency allows the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to access emergency funds to help the people of Puerto Rico. "There's been some chatter on Twitter about peo...

Topsfield's Abbey D'Agostino Shows Sportsmanship Following Tumble in Olympics 5K

And then the two continued the race, with D'Agostino struggling severely due to injuring her knee in the fall. But it became clear that she would not be able to catch up with the other competitors, and told Hamblin to continue without her. We have to...

Planned Parenthood shooter 'unfit' for trial

In a decision handed down Friday, Judge Michael Barrett is ruling House Bill 294 (HB 294) can not be enforced. "Yet again, we are looking at an activist judge who is fabricating rights out of thin air for the benefit of the abortion industry".

Local volunteers help with flood relief in Louisiana

President Barack Obama has declared the flooding a federal disaster, and more than 11,000 people have been forced from their homes. The death toll from storms in Southern U.S. "Please join the Red Cross in supporting Louisiana by making a much ne...

House Republicans receive FBI notes from Clinton interview

FBI Director James Comey testified before the House Oversight panel July 7, telling lawmakers that Hillary Clinton had been truthful with the bureau during a 3 1/2 hour interrogation at FBI headquarters. While Clinton has insisted nothing was marked ...

Over 96% of Clintons' 2015 charity donations paid to their own org.

Clinton will release her latest 2015 tax return , meaning she and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, will have released every year of their returns since 1977. Clinton's strategy is borrowed from President Obama's winning playbook against M...

Kevin Hart Marries Eniko Parrish in Romantic Santa Barbara Wedding

Bride Eniko, 31, dazzled on her big day in two Vera Wang wedding dresses whilst Kevin, 37, looked dapper in a traditional black tuxedo. The couple posted their wedding pictures on Instagram. Best wishes to the Hart family on a loving and prospero...

Public Health confirms first Canadian case of Zika-related anomalies in fetus

More than 100 pregnant women infected with Zika in Puerto Rico who have given birth have had healthy babies, officials said. Two of the cases in Georgia are pregnant women. The virus is transmitted from a mother to a child during pregnancy or birth...

2 dead after plane crashes at Fredericksburg airport

Hamerstadt of Carmel, Indiana. Robert D. Ross, 73, of Louisville, Ky. The four other passengers were identified as Lisa Borenstein, 52; Luke Borenstein, 19; and Emma Borenstein, 15, all of Shelbyville, Indiana; and Maren Timmermann, 15, of Berl...

Muslim woman sues Chicago, 6 officers for false terrorist ID

They also spotted a bulge around her ankles, which officers thought could be "incendiary devices". As police searched her, Al Matar was screaming and crying, the report said - something that caused "considerable alarm to CTA patrons". Al-Matar, w...

Donald Trump Campaign Sued by Former Staffer Over Alleged Gun-Pulling Incident

The allegations were contained in a lawsuit filed by Vincent Bordini , a former staffer in the Trump campaign's Charlotte office. Bordini says Trump's campaign director in North Carolina pulled a 45 caliber pistol on him in his Jeep. "Phillip put...

Pence meets with parents of woman killed in crash

Instead of the United States paying Iran or similar regimes, " they will pay the price", Pence said . A recent New York Times report said that Trump's narrow path to a November victory means he must win in Pennsylvania (which no Republican has ...

Chicago Police Looking at Additional Training After Fatal Shooting

Newly released police video of the events leading up to the death of 18-year-old Paul O'Neal sparked another night of protests Sunday in Chicago that wound through the Loop and north onto the Magnificent Mile, the Chicago Sun-Times is reporting.

Trump to outline economic policy as he seeks to regain momentum

The plan is organized into four areas, the campaign said: tax cuts, changing trade deals, reducing regulations and promoting new energy development. Detroit , with its devastated real estate market and dearth of jobs, has come to symbolize the nat...

NBC gears up for Olympics with exhaustive coverage plan

The network paid the dear price of $1.2 billion to secure broadcasting rights for the Rio Games. One of the biggest things that will put a dent on people streaming the Olympics is NBC's refusal to broadcast the Opening Ceremonies live.

Dutch rider Van Der Breggen wins women's road race

Embattled world champion Armitstead was given a Rio reprieve over three whereabouts "failures" when the first was declared void by the Court of Arbitration for Sport. Lotte Kopecky of Belgium spent time off the front early, and Britain's Emma Pooley ...

First gold medal in Rio goes to US shooter Virginia Thrasher

American teenager Virginia Thrasher claimed the first Rio Olympics gold medal in the shooting on Saturday. Virginia Thrasher (USA) of USA waves after winning the gold medal . Thrasher, amid high drama, hit the necessary 10.4 on her final shot ...

Sen. Bob Corker joins Trump in NC; Gingrich to join in Cincinnati

Newt Gingrich, who was at the rally with Trump, has been rumored to be one of the top picks for Trump's running mate. The question is whether Trump - known to bristle at criticism - could stomach another strong personality in his running mate.

Warren stops by Clinton's campaign headquarters

She's proven adept at needling Donald Trump , and could be a big help in pulling in Bernie Sanders supporters who remain resistent to Clinton. Ms. Clinton is the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee for the November 8 presidential election, havi...

Hundreds Evacuated as Crews Combat Growing Wildfires in Yarnell, Arizona

It's coming across the east line of Yarnell, burning across the edge of those houses. The Red Cross opened an evacuation center at Yavapai College at 1100 E. The blaze was first reported Wednesday afternoon. APS reports that 467 customers remain ...

Two women apologize for letters supporting Stanford rapist Brock Turner

Here's what people are saying now. But a spokesman for the court said she was wrong - such letters, like most documents entered into the court, are a matter of public record. He even said the woman appeared to be enjoying herself. "I know Brock d...

Documents show aggressive sales tactics at Trump University

Almost 400 pages of Trump University "playbooks" were publicly released Tuesday, detailing aggressive sales techniques and investing strategies taught at the real estate seminar business founded by Donald Trump. On Tuesday, lawyers from Trump challen...

Navy SEAL Chris Kyle's American Sniper Record Is Disputed

The movie adaptation became the highest-grossing war film in American history. A U.S. Department of Defense official familiar with Kyle's file told USA Today that a form in Kyle's personnel file, known as a DD214, credited him with two Silver Sta...

Republican Oklahoma lawmakers urge Obama impeachment over bathroom directive

A new sticker designates a gender neutral bathroom at Nathan Hale High School in Seattle. State Sen. Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, pressed Stanislawski about the basic mechanics - if both a transgender student and a student with a religious exemption w...

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Trump Asks Black Reporter If She's 'Friends' With Black Caucus

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus are expressing bafflement and dismay after President Trump asked a black reporter to set up a meeting with them. Very nice guy.He prob...

Some Local Restaurants Closed For National 'Day Without Immigrants'

This accompanying map shows some of the restaurants and businesses in the San Francisco Bay Area that are closing or in some other way supporting the national protest, along with...

Mysterious Light Seen Off Coast Of California Was Navy Trident Missile Test

Navy over the Pacific Ocean, a Navy official said. The Trident II D5 is the latest generation of the US Navy's submarine-launched ballistic missiles and has a range of 7,359 km...

Senate Passes Mnuchin As Treasury Secretary

At a White House swearing-in ceremony, Trump said Mnuchin would be a "great champion" for USA citizens. Mnuchin's confirmation came down almost on a party line vote of 53 to 47...

Virginia judge blocks Trump travel ban

Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling enjoining enforcement of the executive order. Brinkema reportedly pointed out that Trump had called for a "Muslim ban" during...

Toshiba delays report amid fears it can not survive nuclear losses

Toshiba is attempting to recover after it emerged in 2015 that profits had been overstated for seven years, prompting its boss to step down . Toshiba is rumoured to have approac...

Sears, Kmart dump Trump products from e-stores

The Trump Home collection includes furniture, lighting, and bedding. Separately, the Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday that Nordstrom sales of Ivanka Trump's brand had ...

Don't Visit Parks During Snowstorm, City Says

Samhuel said the temperature in Boston is now 20 degrees and it will be dipping into the teens very shortly, dropping into single digits by early evening. 9, 2017. Parks officia...

Elizabeth Warren Silenced: Senator Barred from Speaking for Rest of Sessions Debate

Civil rights advocates are urging against Sessions' confirmation as USA attorney general based on his record; the letter by King was recently made public. During confirmation...

President Trump Making First Florida Visit Since Taking Office as Protest Planned

Channel 9's Christopher Heath will be live in West Palm Beach covering President Trump's visit and the protest on Eyewitness News . The report pegged the cost of that getaway at...

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Joe McKnight Shooter Charged With 2nd Degree Murder

According to investigators, McKnight cut Gasser off in traffic and a chase between the two men spanned several kilometres until both men were stopped at a traffic light. Connick Jr...

Lawmaker withdraws bill to sell public land

The reintroduced bills address 67 percent of Utah lands under federal ownership. Opposition formed unlikely alliances between environmentalists and sportsmen. "In the early days ...

Hostage situation at Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna continues

Hostage situation at Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna continues

Geoff Klopp, president of the Correctional Officer's Association of DE , said there is a hostage situation at the prison, but he did not know how many guards are involved. The Kent...

Massachusetts Becomes the Second State to Sue Trump over Muslim Ban

Healey called the order "harmful, discriminatory and unconstitutional", saying her office has reviewed the order and found it harms MA residents, businesses and academic instituti...

Gov. Cuomo offers legal aid to detainees, hotline for families

Gov. Cuomo offers legal aid to detainees, hotline for families

In response to confusion over how the order is carried out, or prevented by federal judicial orders, the governor has set up a hotline for families who are trying to locate a relat...