• Trump taps Pence to head voter fraud investigation
Trump taps Pence to head voter fraud investigation

Although Pence would not commit to maintaining sanctions against Russian Federation if it continues to violate the cease-fire agreement - "I think that's a question that will be answered", he said - the vice president's answer differed from the one Trump gave in an interview with Fox News's Bill O'Reilly, which will air before the Super Bowl.

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  • Brooklyn man charged with murder of Karina Vetrano
Brooklyn man charged with murder of Karina Vetrano

NY reports that Lewis was taken into custody Saturday night and made several "detailed incriminating statements and admissions" that connected him with Vetrano's killing. Her parents asked the state to allow familial DNA testing, which allows investigators to see if a suspect's relative is in the DNA system, potentially leading them to the killer...

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  • Transgender Mayor in Texas Makes Official State History
Transgender Mayor in Texas Makes Official State History

The townspeople have been extremely supportive, she says. Case in point, as of Wednesday morning, New Hope's website still listed their mayor as Jeff Herbst (Jess' name before the transition). Before the new year rang in, Jess was open knowledge to everyone in my life and I have abandoned appearing as Jeff. She is serving as mayor during a time ...

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  • Trump Education Secretary Pick Moves Closer to Confirmation
Trump Education Secretary Pick Moves Closer to Confirmation

Sen. "It was very clear that she was saying that states should be responsible and local school districts should be responsible for the education of their children", Fischer said . I have heard from thousands - truly thousands - of Alaskans [who] shared their concerns about the Secretary of Education. "I was pleased to see she came out so stron...

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  • Tillerson takes charge of restive State Department
Tillerson takes charge of restive State Department

Senators had also expressed concerns over Tillerson's ties to Russian Federation after the executive spent years there working for the oil company. While he said that he felt the human impact on climate change could not be quantified, Tillerson did testify to the Senate that "The risk of climate change does exist".

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  • New Jersey Girl Scout Benefits From Cookie Review
New Jersey Girl Scout Benefits From Cookie Review

The sixth grader was encouraged by her parents to write the letter after she became concerned that only a couple of boxes she had sold were to be donated to USA military troops. "As a venture capitalist, I would die if all entrepreneurs were so honest with the company's presentations they give me", Mendelson said. "If you have a wild sense of adven...

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  • Trump Replaces Heads of Department of Justice and Customs Enforcement
Trump Replaces Heads of Department of Justice and Customs Enforcement

Acting ICE Director Daniel Ragsdale was removed Monday night and replaced by Thomas Homan. Homan has served as a U.S. Border Patrol agent and deputy assistant director of ICE for investigations according to Department of Homeland Security. As per AFP news, Thomas Homan will be taking up the position acting USA immigration and customs chief. Pre...

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  • Sen. Collins joins opposition to Ed. Secretary nominee
Sen. Collins joins opposition to Ed. Secretary nominee

Sen. Susan Collins of ME and Sen. "She believes in empowering parents and has committed to working with states and local school districts". Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., said before Tuesday's committee vote that no Democrat will support DeVos .

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  • Cooler temperatures in central Oklahoma Wednesday
Cooler temperatures in central Oklahoma Wednesday

The sun will set at 5:46:51 p.m. today . Increasing clouds, with a high near 27. West southwest wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Morning lows on Sunday will be in the 20s to precipitation will start off as snow showers. Tonight will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 18. Gusty winds and overcast skies will be the rule, with seasonable high tempe...

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  • National Weather Service forecasts light snow for Racine
National Weather Service forecasts light snow for Racine

Much of the state could see a dusting up to an inch of snow this morning with the eastern part of Maryland under a Winter Weather Advisory until later this morning. Low around 20F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 miles per hour. Snow accumulations of around an inch expected. Tuesday the high will be 35 degrees, he said.

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  • Trump Slams McCain, Graham After Criticism on Immigration Order
Trump Slams McCain, Graham After Criticism on Immigration Order

President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFeinstein to introduce two bills in response to Trump's ban Trump warns senators "looking to start World War III" Dems plan rally at Supreme Court to protest Trump's executive order MORE defended his executive order on immigration and refugee policy Sunday afternoon in two tweets, posted at around the same time ...

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  • Cats Are Welcome at the Westminster Dog Show This Year
Cats Are Welcome at the Westminster Dog Show This Year

For 140 years running, The Westminster Dog Show has carried on the storied tradition of humans competing against one another to see who can defy both God and nature to create the most expensive looking dog . As epic feuds go, none is as acrimonious or unrelenting as the dog-cat vendetta. This is Zsa Zsa from CT. The pumi is a winsome but h...

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  • DNA yields long-awaited answers in 1976 slaying of Righteous Brothers singer's ex
DNA yields long-awaited answers in 1976 slaying of Righteous Brothers singer's ex

Now that her murder is solved, Medley says he plans to finish a song he wrote about Klaas called " Beautiful Lady ". Authorities said he was 29 when Klaas was killed. Troyer was killed in a shoot-out with police in March 1982, after escaping from a California prison, L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell said. "I figured that I probably knew the gu...

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  • Moose crashes through window and ends up in Idaho family's basement
Moose crashes through window and ends up in Idaho family's basement

But she wasn't interested, according to Idaho Fish and Game Magic Valley, and charged them multiple times . The authorities ended up sedating the moose, which, fittingly, slipped into a more mellow state near a Bob Marley wall tapestry. Finally, another officer was called in at 3 a.m. and the animal was sedated and carried out of the front door ...

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  • GOP governor backs challenge to Trump executive order
GOP governor backs challenge to Trump executive order

In a tweet Monday night, Healey called the order "unconstitutional and harmful to [Massachusetts]". The lawsuit was first filed Saturday by the ACLU of MA as well as private immigration lawyers, on behalf of two associate professors from the University of MA at Dartmouth who were detained at Boston Logan Airport.

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  • De Blasio: NYC Received No Guidance on Travel Ban From Feds
De Blasio: NYC Received No Guidance on Travel Ban From Feds

The order imposes a 120-day suspension of the entire U.S. Refugee Admissions Program and a 90-day ban on all entry to the United States from countries with terrorism concerns. And although executive amnesty , passed by President Obama in 2015, granted social security numbers to 500,000 undocumented immigrants nationwide, the odds that his order co...

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  • 5-year-old detained at airport reunites with mom
5-year-old detained at airport reunites with mom

A federal judge in Brooklyn temporarily halted parts of Trump's sweeping executive order on Saturday as members of the global community voiced their concern at the move. Trump tweeted this morning that only "109 people out of 325,000 were detained". "And what frustrates me is that they are being singled out now simply because of how they ...

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  • Celebrities are pouring money into the ACLU after Trump's immigration ban
Celebrities are pouring money into the ACLU after Trump's immigration ban

Romero said in a statement . "I want to stand with them in whatever way I can". The ACLU's membership rolls had already been on the rise, partly as a reaction to Trump's presidency. The Times reported that Donnelly's "one-page ruling came swiftly after lawyers for the ACLU testified in her courtroom that one of the people detained at an airp...

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  • Suspects Identified in Quebec City Mosque Shooting
Suspects Identified in Quebec City Mosque Shooting

Two suspects in the shooting were arrested , with Quebec police saying there is nothing to suggest there are other suspects. Police Sgt. Christine Coulombe said 39 people escaped the shooting in the capital of the French-speaking eastern Canadian province.

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  • Protesters Rush to Airports as Trump Order Targeting Refugees, Muslims Takes Effect
Protesters Rush to Airports as Trump Order Targeting Refugees, Muslims Takes Effect

Judges in Massachusetts, Virginia and Washington issued rulings late Saturday or early Sunday local time . The order also indefinitely suspends the entry of Syrian refugees, and bans the resettlement of refugees from any country for four months.

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