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Unemployment rates fall to record lows in 4 US states

State University. "When you have these high skilled jobs and you have high skilled people moving here you get a positive momentum going", said Bailey. The largest gain in employment occurred in professional and business services, up 2,900 jobs to 7...

Trump's visa executive order could have big impacts on Tennessee

The order directs agencies to enforce government rules on excluding foreign contractors from bids for government projects. In light of the executive order, employers are maintaining that they want to hire American talent, but they're not finding pe...

One-time DACA recipient deported as Homeland Security disputes status

Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Out of all the disgusting immigration reforms President Trump has made in his very short time in office, he has not touched the Obama-era DACA program, though its future...

Immigration arrests rise in first months of Trump administration

During that same time period in 2016, ICE made 16,104 arrests, most of whom were also convicted criminals. Stepped-up immigration enforcement has also targeted so-called "non-criminal" aliens: those who are unlawfully present in the US but who have...

Neil Gorsuch sworn into US Supreme Court

But as an acolyte of Scalia whose rulings have skewed conservative on most issues, Gorsuch picked up almost unanimous opposition from Democrats and their liberal allies, who were willing to give up filibuster rights now rather than waiting for a pote...

Federal judge halts 9 planned executions in Arkansas

Two others won stays of execution from state courts, leaving six of the original petitioners now in line for their executions to be carried out. A stay of execution had already been granted to Bruce Ward, an inmate who was due to be executed on Mon...

District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case

Investigators said previously that Marcotte may have struggled with her attacker, and that whoever killed her received scratches, scrapes and bruises during the struggle. Marcotte and how we could solve this case". Worcester County District Attorne...

Uproar over United video imperils Chicago airport police

Senior Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Transportation Committee demanded answers from United Airlines CEO and the Chicago Department of Aviation about the removal of the passenger in the video. After the video first emerged, he said the air...

'Constitutional concerns' kill NC bill that would ban gay marriage

The bill was sponsored by Rep. Larry Pittman, Rep. Michael Speciale , and Rep. Carl Ford . "While people legitimately can disagree with the supreme court's gay marriage decision a state legislature cannot overrule the supreme court's interpretat...

Wall Street bull's sculptor says Fearless Girl violates his artistic rights

New York City initially granted permission for Fearless Girl to remain in place until April 2 but recently extended the lease until February 2018. Di Modica had installed the massive bronze in front of the New York Stock Exchange after the 1987 sto...

Hillary Clinton Claims Misogyng Played Role in Election Loss

We will see what happens . In an interview on Fox Business Network, Maria Bartiromo asked Trump about so many Obama administration holdovers still serving in the government. No one knows how annoying going to trial is more than you, Drumpf! "...

Officials release more information on the Rock County manhunt suspect

The FBI is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the capture of Jakubowski, who is also in possession of body armor and should be considered armed and unsafe. According to NBC News , authorities released a separate video Friday , whic...

Schools close amid Wisconsin manhunt for gun theft suspect

Wisconsin authorities are working with the FBI, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, and the Secret Service to find Jakubowski, who has been missing since Tuesday - the same day he allegedly mailed the manifesto, burglarized the g...

Texas Marijuana Decriminalization Bill Advances to Floor Vote in House

A bill created to improve ex-convicts' employment opportunities made it out of a House of Delegates committee Wednesday, but not until the bill was weakened by eliminating a provision that could have completely removed some felony charges from a pers...

Flynn made $1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, other work

On March 4, the president without giving evidence accused his Democratic predecessor, President Barack Obama , of ordering a wiretap of Trump Tower. There are also some open questions about whether Flynn told the truth in his background check.

Benzema helps Madrid beat Alaves 3-0, increase lead in Spain

Usually the man to take a grip of things in the centre of the pitch for Real Madrid , Luka Modric was in fact the weak link for Zidane's side today. The second was a bit worse, above all in our possession of the ball. Zidane highlighted the impac...

Severe Weather Possible Monday

The National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center says the storms are likely to cause significant wind damage near and north of the Interstate 20 corridor in east Texas and Louisiana throughout the day and into Sunday night. From there, the se...

Tucson police: Remains of missing 6-year-old found

No suspect in her death has been arrested and Magnus said officers are still accepting information. Magnus said Friday, March 31, 2017 , that an independent lab identified the remains as those of Celis. on the day the girl was reported missing. We a...

'Hard-fought victory': Flint seals deal to replace 18000 home water lines

Beyond replacing the pipes, the agreement requires the state to continue providing free bottled water until at least April of this year and to continue door-to-door water filter checks through December 2018. "The people of Flint are owed at least thi...

Democrats Will Try To Filibuster Trump's Supreme Court Nominee

Udall echoed those concerns and said Gorsuch failed to win him over when the two met. As Schumer said in his floor speech Thursday, the Senate's decision "will echo through the lifetime tenure of that Judge-through a generation of Americans".

Trump can't even eat Russian salad dressing without scrutiny: White House

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has told a female reporter to " stop shaking your head " in his daily press briefing. Finally, the reporter went back to her initial question, about the perception of the White House, after this entire scand...

Driver strikes US Capitol Police cruiser, is taken into custody

Botanic Garden and the Rayburn House Office Building. It's not clear who fired the shots. Mikhaylova said it's possible that an officer fired shots. According to the spokesperson, the event is considered to be a criminal incident , not terrorism.

Raw: Oakland Firefighters Battle 4-Alarm Blaze

The building on fire is reportedly an apartment building. Three people who were rescued were injured. Firefighters are battling a large structure fire Monday morning in Oakland where heavy smoke and intense flames were seen shooting from the thre...

Storms, possible tornado today

Some of those storms could reach severe limits and contain damaging wind gusts and hail up to ping pong ball size. The Storm Prediction Center has placed all of East Texas in a SLIGHT RISK for strong to severe storms and the far eastern sections ar...

Nunes Admits He Was on White House Grounds Before Wednesday Presser

Mike Rogers could return to answer more committee questions in closed session. Nunes told Bloomberg View's Eli Lake that the meeting occurred on the White House grounds because it was the most convenient secure location with a computer connected ...

Section of Las Vegas strip closed after shooting kills 1, injures 1

The armed suspect is now alone on the bus, and police are working to get him into custody, the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police said. In a statement, police said officers responded to the call at 10:48 a.m. Hadfield said there was no "active shooter...

'Die-in' at Issa's office protests changes to health care

If the Republican-backed Affordable Health Care Act (AHCA) is passed, millions of Americans now enrolled in Obamacare would lose their insurance and see fewer benefits and higher costs, especially if you are poor and working class. "President Obama...

Instagram to take on Yelp and OpenTable

There will be "Book, "Directions", "Call", and 'Email" options. Facebook's Instagram is expanding its scope beyond just a photo-sharing app by allowing people to book appointments with businesses. The new feature, set to roll out in the next coup...

Iraqi leader: Trump to accelerate support

Trump said he also would address what he described as a "vacuum" that was created when so-called Islamic State (IS) militants took over large swaths of territory in western and northern Iraq. As he departed Baghdad for the Monday afternoon meeting at...

Dreamer detained by Ice agents in MS to be released, lawyers say

Vargas went to high school in Morton, Mississippi, attended a community college and then enrolled at the University of Southern Mississippi, having twice obtained protection from deportation under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program....

A Letter To Our Stand-Ins On A Day Without A Woman

Parents in Prince George's County Public Schools in Maryland were especially irate after the district announced school closures at the last minute on Tuesday night. The day coincided with International Women's Day, which has its roots in women's labo...

Utah women hold "Day Without Women" gathering at Capitol Hill

While women in the USA have collectively made great strides, the undervaluation of women's work, vulnerability to discrimination, sexual harassment, job insecurity, equal pay, and family leave remain pressing issues. "The decision is based exclusivel...

Donald Trump Met Russian Ambassador During The Campaign, Despite Repeated Denials

President Donald Trump speaks on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin in the White House, Jan. 28, 2017. According to the report, Trump "warmly" greeted the Russian envoy at a VIP reception, which was attended by three other foreign am...

Trump supporters, opponents clash at Berkeley rally

Joyce Web wanted to show her support for a president she said is putting the country in the right direction. "He is our president, every one of us whether you want to accept it or not and I think he's doing the things that will make everybody's liv...

Was a promising Black Muslim teen lynched in Seattle?

The tree where the body was is about 12 to 14 feet from a trail, and "maybe 10 feet at most from the nearest backyard fence", Bukhari said . Keita, they say, planned to graduate from high school this year and already was taking courses at a communit...

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Growing Brush Fire Rages In Brentwood

Both Black Canyon and Daisy Mountain fire crews responded to a reported debris fire in a junk yard Saturday evening to find winds had moved the fire out of the yard, starting the b...

Mortuary chief: John Glenn's remains weren't disrespected

Glenn, who served as a Marine pilot in World War II and the Korean War before becoming the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth, died December 8, 2016, at the age of 95. Zw...

Georgia men's tennis ends season with semifinal loss to North Carolina

This is the fourth title in five seasons for the Cavaliers (34-1). Old Dominion second baseman Jared Young was named the Conference USA Newcomer of the Year, while shortstop ...

Tornado warning issued for county until 4:30 pm

The National Weather Service said the tornado reached EF-3 strength, with winds around 140 miles per hour , near the Village of Conrath in Rusk County. The threat of severe sto...

CBO: GOP health care bill would leave 23M more people uninsured

Another amendment allocates an additional $8 billion over five years to help people with pre-existing conditions cover medical costs but the CBO said it would not significantly hel...

Trump records robocall in Montana race

Democratic U.S. congressional candidate Rob Quist arrives for a gathering with supporters at Darkhorse Hall and Wine Snug on Monday in Great Falls, Mont. Pence recorded a robocal...

$400 Billion Price Tag for California Single-Payer Bill

The entire state general fund budget is $125 billion. Senate Bill 562 , called the Healthy California Act , was introduced in February by Senators Ricardo Lara , D-Bell Garden...

Russia probe: Trump cries victim of 'greatest witch hunt' in American history

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reportedly did not dispute the account. "There is no collusion between certainly myself and my campaign, but I can always speak for myself...

Children on crashed charter bus in Maryland

Philadelphia school officials said 26 students, two teachers, a parent-chaperone, and the driver were on the bus. One child and one adult were flown to trauma centers in Maryland...

Trump administration hollows out EPA science integrity board

But with the end of the members' terms , he said the agency wanted a complete vetting of all of those nominated to serve on the board before deciding who serves, rather than simpl...

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Twitter's Free Live Video Channel Debuts On Roku

Twitter's Free Live Video Channel Debuts On Roku

Not many folks are using the currently available Twitter for TV apps, but with Roku now in the mix, the platform's user database may grow to a competing extent. Twitter has been ...

Trump exaggerates a threat to religious freedom

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has been and remains committed to political neutrality. Issued on the National Day of Prayer, the order also asks the IRS to s...

Paris Police Department Honor Guard honors Texas' fallen officers at memorial services

Paris Police Department Honor Guard honors Texas' fallen officers at memorial services

Officers Curtis Garrett, Chris Mayfield and Chad Brakebill along with Lieutenant Doug Murphy were among the over two thousand Texas officers who attended. He said the ceremony is m...

Sebastian Gorka to leave White House

According to a report Sunday in the political website The Hill , citing an unnamed senior White House official, Gorka will be taking a position in another federal agency. At lea...

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Uncertain About Future at Network

Fox News Co-President Bill Shine Uncertain About Future at Network

In response to a report by New York Magazine's Gabriel Sherman which said that Shine is anxious he may lose his job, Hannity tweeted , "Gabe I pray this is NOT true because if ...