• Iowa Rep. Rod Blum quits interview over town hall questions
Iowa Rep. Rod Blum quits interview over town hall questions

Leading up to the event, people criticized Blum for requiring an RSVP and photo ID to prove residency in the first district in order to attend the event, saying it would make it harder for people to attend. Numerous questions came from people who did not support Blum's recent vote to repeal Obamacare. "Would you take donations from a. wow". B...

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  • Women's Golf Tied for Third after NCAA Lubbock Regional's First Round
Women's Golf Tied for Third after NCAA Lubbock Regional's First Round

Purdue's Marta Martin Garcia fired the only below-par round of the day, and is leading the field at 2-under-par 70. The top three teams in the regional will advance to the 2017 NCAA Division II National Championship to be held May 17-20 at the Findlay Country Club.

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  • Yates: I warned White House about Flynn
Yates: I warned White House about Flynn

Yates described her account of discussions made with White House counsel where she warned that Flynn had been misleading the administration about his communications with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. The Senate hearing on Russia's interference in the 2016 election revealed some terrifying and ugly truths about the very serious threats to our...

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  • U of L Lacrosse earns fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament bid
U of L Lacrosse earns fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament bid

The Terps have a 14-6 lead in the series with Northwestern, which they have met in post season - conference or NCAA tournament - seven of the past eight years. The Golden Eagles will make a short trip to South Bend to battle Notre Dame , who earned the fourth seed in the tournament. The Orange pulled the sixth seed and will be in the NCAAs for the...

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  • Children share stories of their dad, a deputy slain on duty
Children share stories of their dad, a deputy slain on duty

Before Monday's escape, there had been only three Pottawattamie County Sheriff's deputies killed in the line of duty since 1848. The funeral was held at the MidAmerica Center in Council Bluffs. Walker. Klein said it could have taken up to two months to extradite Correa-Carmenaty to Iowa if he had fought it. Authorities are still working to de...

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  • Kylie Jenner snaps star-studded selfie in Met Gala bathroom
Kylie Jenner snaps star-studded selfie in Met Gala bathroom

This year's theme Commes des Garçons: Art of the In Between honors the work of Japanese designer Rei Kawakubo . While it can take an extensive amount of time to prepare for fashion's biggest night, Claire admitted to HELLO! that getting ready for the event did "not [take] too long".

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  • Street gang MS-13 grips Long Island suburbs in violence
Street gang MS-13 grips Long Island suburbs in violence

The state will also send 25 officers to patrol Brentwood and Islip, where MS-13 is believed to have taken root. "Our motto", he added, "will be justice for victims and consequences for criminals". As far as law enforcement agencies go, Sessions said: "The vast majority in America do not adhere to that". "The weak illegal immigration policies ...

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  • Polls open for second round of French presidential election
Polls open for second round of French presidential election

The government has struggled to cope with immigration and integration. This time she scored more than 21 percent in the first round. Le Pen seeks to reduce the number of immigrants in the country, in particular by curbing asylum for requests made overseas in French consulates and decreasing migration to a net 10,000 people per year.

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  • 2 doctors killed in penthouse of Boston luxury condo
2 doctors killed in penthouse of Boston luxury condo

Officers arriving found the couple dead and suspected killer Bampumim Teixeira, 30, inside. The victims were bound by their hands and there was blood on the walls of the apartment, the officials told the Globe - with one official saying the suspect had written a "message of retribution" on a wall.

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  • Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader
Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader

The polls were held in both the Gaza Strip and Doha simultaneously via video conference. Until Hamas accepts to give up its control of Gaza , Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas issued on Saturday a decree, which exempts the Gazan population from paying all taxes and fees to official departments and establishments of the Palestinian Authority ...

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  • Cuomo joins governors urging Trump to uphold climate deal
Cuomo joins governors urging Trump to uphold climate deal

He called climate change a "hoax" perpetrated by China, and promised to "cancel" the deal as president. The Paris Agreement was negotiated by representatives of 195 nations and adopted by consensus on December 2015. businesses, or hamper our broader objective of advancing United States economic growth and prosperity". Trump needs to announce ...

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  • South Korea Says THAAD Can Defend Against Attack
South Korea Says THAAD Can Defend Against Attack

He didn't say when Washington and Seoul expected THAAD to be operating fully. In Australia, Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull used a commemoration of a Second World War naval battle to warn North Korea against destabilising the region. The South Korean and Japanese assessments about Saturday's launch indicate that the North fired the missile from ...

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  • Budget not a down-payment on new border wall
Budget not a down-payment on new border wall

Republicans did not await a new score from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office to see how many people would be insured under their revised plan and how much it would cost. And he tried to explain that the spending bill had to be a compromise due to the threat of a filibuster from Democrats in the Senate . Two pivotal Republican lawmak...

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  • National Day of Prayer
National Day of Prayer

We will follow the basic model planned by the National Day of Prayer Organization. The movement has roots that predate the founding of the United States, but its significance is as urgent as ever, organizers say. "We hope that we'll have a good crowd", Epps said. "It's the lifeline and power that too many Christians do not avail themselves of. ...

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  • Congress approves $1T-plus omnibus spending bill that includes bond-related programs
Congress approves $1T-plus omnibus spending bill that includes bond-related programs

The funding bill may not be quite what he and his administration had hoped for though, with no spending allocated to his promised border wall despite threats that it would be included. Congressional Republicans - motivated in great measure by fear of a politically damaging government shutdown - worked closely with minority party Democrats to produc...

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  • Winners and losers under the House GOP health bill
Winners and losers under the House GOP health bill

According to the Wall Street Journal , a last minute amendment from representative Fred Upton from MI, added Eight Billion in spending over five years to increase protections for those with pre-existing conditions . Replaces them with tax credits that grow with age that must be used to defray premiums. The American Health Care Act was approved ...

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  • 2 killed when cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia
2 killed when cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia

Airport officials told WSAZ that the victims were the plane's pilot and co-pilot. After crashing, the plane went down a steep, wooded hill, according to a Fox News report . It took off from an airport in Louisville at 5:41 a.m. Friday. The flight left Louisville this morning and was landing at Yeager Airport's runway five at 6:53 a.m.

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  • Prison escape leaves one deputy dead, another injured
Prison escape leaves one deputy dead, another injured

One deputy later succumbed to his injuries. Law enforcement officials arrested an Iowa escaped inmate in Nebraska after he shot and killed a deputy, and led officers on a chase. That process can take up to 60 days to complete, Kleine said. The name of the deputy will not be released until the family is notified. Warrants were filed Tuesday in...

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  • North Korea tests missile, fails
North Korea tests missile, fails

But he understands we're not going to be very happy". "And I can tell you also, I don't believe that the president of China, who is a very respected man, will be happy either". Asked about the contradiction between the statements from Trump and McMaster, McCain said, "Sometimes, it's important to watch what president does rather than what he says".

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  • Some Flint Residents Could Face Foreclosure Over Unpaid Water Bills
Some Flint Residents Could Face Foreclosure Over Unpaid Water Bills

In March, the city of Flint, Michigan, started to issue water shutoff notices to homeowners warning that their water would be shut off for unpaid bills. "We have to have revenue coming in, so we can't give people revenue, I mean excuse me, give people water at the tap and not get revenue coming in to pay those bills." Now, more than 8,000 homeow...

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