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Thunderstorm chances today, tonight, Thursday

Thunderstorm chances today, tonight, Thursday

Cloudy skies will follow into tonight , along with showers likely after 2 a.m. Partly cloudy skies are likely throughout the day with a chance of showers into the evening, AccuWeather says. Frida...

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Justice Department sends compliance letters to 'crumbling' sanctuary jurisdictions

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, which operates the jail, starts the 48-hour detainer clock after notifying ICE when a person is identified as a potential immigration violator. The doll...

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Taliban Over 100 killed, wounded as terrorists attack military base in Afghanistan

John Nicholson, commander of the NATO-led force in Afghanistan, said in a statement. "The situation shows that we can not stop supporting, training and advising our Afghan partners", a German Operatio...

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At raucous town hall, GOP congressman confronts anger about Trump

At raucous town hall, GOP congressman confronts anger about Trump

During the 2016 election, Coffman sharply distanced himself from then-President-elect Trump, even vowing in a campaign ad to "stand up to" his party's nominee. Unlike the previous events where protest...

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Satellite spots 'three volleyball games' at North Korea nuclear test site

Figure 2. Several unidentified objects and activities observed at the Main Administrative Area . "Unusual" satellite images of the Punggye-ri nuclear test site, snapped on Sunday and described in a ...

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Texas House Debates 'Bathroom Bill' Alternative Through the Night

The bill passed the Senate March 30 by 34-16, and it was heard by House committee on April 7. Turner, who heads the House Democratic Caucus, notes that his district includes the AT&T Stadium in Arli...

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Caretaker's suspicions led cops to missing teacher, student

Caretaker's suspicions led cops to missing teacher, student

Cummins was sacked about a month after being suspended - a day after the TBI issued an Amber Alert about the teen. When Cummins left the cabin, investigators were there to arrest him, the cabin's owne...

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Justice Department Sends Warnings To NYC, Other Sanctuary Cities

Justice Department Sends Warnings To NYC, Other Sanctuary Cities

But Miami-Dade County, which got one of the Department of Justice letters , in February pre-emptively sided with the Trump administration, approving a resolution pledging that its Corrections Depart...

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3 judges to hear appeal of Hawaii ruling blocking travel ban

District Judge Derrick Watson for issuing a court order blocking the Trump administration's Muslim travel ban in March. We are confident that the president will prevail on appeal and particularly in...

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Navy Jet Attached to USS Carl Vinson Crashes Near Philippines

The carrier Carl Vinson is now on its way to the Korean Peninsula as a show of force amid North Korea's recent long range missile tests and reports of planned nuclear weapons tests. "Our deploymen...

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Sanctuary cities must cooperate with immigration authorities

Sanctuary cities must cooperate with immigration authorities

In a statement accompanying the letters , the Justice Department specifically called out what it called New York City's "soft on crime" stance as causing an increase in murders. Immigration and crimi...

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Key facts as Texas governor revives push for 'bathroom bill'

But Abbott is now backing a House version that sets aside that language. But on Tuesday, the NCAA effectively ended that boycott following the compromise and awarded coveted men's basketball tournam...

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Jason Chaffetz exploring private sector jobs

The media-friendly Republican, who assumed leadership of the powerful Oversight Committee in 2015, led investigations into Planned Parenthood and Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. McMul...

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Trump blasts New York Times for 'big lie' behind Patriots pics

Trump blasts New York Times for 'big lie' behind Patriots pics

In 2017, they were seated on the South Lawn ", the team tweeted from its official account. The New England Patriots responded by tweeting that the photos "lack context", writing that in 2015, 4...

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NY soft on crime?

NY soft on crime? "Outrageous", says the mayor

But Miami-Dade County, which got one of the Department of Justice letters, in February pre-emptively sided with the Trump administration, approving a resolution pledging that its Corrections Departme...

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Arkansas executes inmate for first time since 2005

Judd Deere, a spokesman for Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, said the state will appeal Gray's ruling. Justices also denied an attempt by makers of midazolam and potassium chloride - the...

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Time for Republicans to start worrying about 2018

Republicans considered the race - in a district President Donald Trump won by 27 points - a shoe-in, until an energized base propelled Democratic candidate Jim Thompson within range of a potential...

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Florida officials: No black bear hunt until at least 2019

Florida officials: No black bear hunt until at least 2019

Dr. Thomas Eason, director of the commission's Division of Habitat and Species Conservation, said 70 percent of state residents support regulated hunting of wildlife in general. "The wildlife belongs ...

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Democratic Party rides coattails of Bernie Sanders' popularity

Democratic Party rides coattails of Bernie Sanders' popularity

In its push for Democrats to "come together", the tour has been a decisive failure. And about half of the audience booed when Perez walked to the podium, with many shaking their thumbs toward the ...

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Trump to meet with Italian prime minister

WASHINGTON (AP ) — President Donald Trump on Thursday hailed Italy's contributions to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and its efforts seeking stability in Libya, but dismissed the possibility of US i...

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How the new 'Trumpcare' proposal could affect consumers

How the new 'Trumpcare' proposal could affect consumers

And House Speaker Paul Ryan , at the time that this bill was pulled without a vote , said Obamacare is the law of the land for the foreseeable future. On April 13, Republican Representatives Tom ...

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Bill O'Reilly out at Fox News after sexual harassment claims

O'Reilly released a statement, calling it "tremendously disheartening that we part ways due to completely unfounded claims". O'Reilly has lost his job at Fox News Channel following report . "When we ...

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Purple Georgia 6th: Ossoff Scores Big Win But Faces June Runoff

Ms Handel received a little over 19 per cent of the vote on Tuesday. The district, which encompasses a swath of well-heeled suburbs north of Atlanta , has elected Republicans to the House since t...

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Gorsuch asks his first questions in Supreme Court oral arguments

In his time on the Tenth Circuit Court, Gorsuch, then a judge, recused himself more than 1,000 times. Gorsuch did not participate in a private conference last week in which justices discussed po...

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Sen. McConnell on Justice Neil Gorsuch

Sen. McConnell on Justice Neil Gorsuch

Justice Gorsuch , 49, took his judicial oath in the White House Rose Garden with Mr. Trump looking on. The Supreme Court, and Trump's power to appoint at least one justice, if not more, was a key...

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UC Berkeley offers Ann Coulter a different date

Alex Yao; Stephen Sutton, interim vice chancellor for student affairs; and Dan Mogulof, assistant vice chancellor for public affairs. "Why she sees those as demands we're uncertain, because they wer...

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United Airlines' Passenger Dao Suffers Concussion, Broken Nose And Lost Front Teeth

Dao's attorney, Thomas Demetrio, said at a news conference Thursday that his client will "probably" file a lawsuit. That's when three Chicago aviation police officers boarded the plane and grabbed D...

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Donald Trump Whines About Feeling No Love for First 100 Days

Donald Trump Whines About Feeling No Love for First 100 Days

In the tweet , Trump claimed that he had achieved "a lot", citing the nomination of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, but seemed to warn that the media would use this opportunity to strike out at...

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Trump 'optimistic' at Neil Gorsuch's swearing-in after weeks of tumult

Trump 'optimistic' at Neil Gorsuch's swearing-in after weeks of tumult

Trump also expressed confidence that Gorsuch would decide cases based on a "fair and objective reading of the law" not on his personal preferences. Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom Gorsuch once cle...

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Trump Influence on US High Court Begins as Gorsuch Hears Arguments

Justice Gorsuch remained in his seat as the court turned to the second case of the day, involving when a person interested in the outcome of a case can be added as a party to proceedings. (According t...

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