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Former Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping student captured

Whatley said that after meeting the teen for the first time, he was "taken aback at who she is". "This was the abduction of an impressionable, little child", ...


Confederate Monuments Being Removed in New Orleans

New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu described it as "the most offensive of the four" monuments slated for removal, adding that it was erected to "revere white sup...


Text of Trump's latest complaints about Canadian trade

Trump said this week he would make "some very big changes" to the NAFTA treaty with Canada and Mexico or "we are going to get rid of NAFTA for once and for all"...


Senate set to confirm Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

The nation has a new agriculture secretary. David Perdue (R-GA) - cousin of Sonny Perdue - declined to participate due to their close connection. She added he u...


Trump urges new United Nations sanctions against N Korea

The Chinese president, on the call, said he hopes all sides avoid doing anything to worsen the tense situation on the Korean peninsula, according to the news ag...


Top Afghan Defense Officials Resign After Attack Kills More Than 100 Troops

He vowed solidarity at a press conference in Kabul, but said only that the U.S. was engaged in "defining the way ahead in Afghanistan with several nations", add...


His stepdad told him he'd never graduate, but his diploma says differently

A photo of Reeder in his cap and gown followed the text. Reeder said his stepdad told him there was "no point" of going to college because he would not gradua...


Obama Makes First Public Appearance Since Leaving White House

Less than a month after his term ended, Obama made a largely under-the-radar visit to Chicago on February 15 to meet with several civic leaders to discuss his f...


Alabama governor's resignation and guilty plea followed state supreme court order

Ivey, 72, was sworn in as the 54th Governor of the conservative southern US state by Acting Chief Justice Lyn Stuart. He also once mistakenly sent his wife a te...


6th District race heats up with rally, endorsements

After finishing second out of 18 candidates with 19.8% of the vote in the special election - and first among 11 Republicans - Handel will now square off with ...


China calls for restraint as United States carrier group heads for Korean waters

As Pyongyang approaches an important military anniversary, Maritime Self-Defense Force and U.S. Navy vessels linked up in a joint training exercise to keep the ...


Dems say Trump can avert shutdown risk if he relents on wall

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) issued a searing statement in response to Mulvaney's comments on Friday. She called the wall "immoral, ineffecti...


Gold falls after French election result revives risk-on sentiment

Without waiting for figures from the count, two defeated candidates - conservative Francois Fillon and socialist Benoit Hamon - urged their supporters now to th...


Hawaii Tells Jeff Sessions: 'Have Some Respect'

Appeals are typically heard first by a three-judge panel before they are possibly examined by the larger panel. Last month, Judge Watson issued a nationwide i...


President Trump Brands ABC, NBC Polls as Fake News

A Washington Post-ABC News poll found that 42 percent of people in the USA said they approve of Mr. Trump's job, which is the lowest approval rating a...


Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000

Central time at the Cummins Unit, a prison facility in Arkansas, four minutes before his death warrant expired. At one point on Thursday night, the Supreme ...


Jobless rate: SC unemployment rate unchanged in March

Scott's office said Tampa Bay had 44,544 job openings, the highest number in the state. Overall, the state unemployment rate was a seasonally adjusted 4.8 per...


Flood watch issued for Forsyth County, region

It's a very strong low pressure system and cold front that is in Georgia now. WIS First Alert Meteorologist Ben Tanner says the storms that passed through ove...


Attorney General Jeff Sessions Speaks On Immigration

Back in March, Sessions urged the so-called sanctuary jurisdictions - without singling any out - to "consider carefully the harm they are doing to their citizen...


WH defends transparency after visitor log reversal

This past Monday, CREW filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for failing to respond to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to disclose re...


White House won't release list of visitors

On Monday, the National Security Archive, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, as well as the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia Univ...


Trump touts plans to put 'American workers first'

Trump said he hopes his new executive order puts a stop to this. Senator Chuck Grassley, an author of legislation to reform the H-1B and L-1 skilled work vi...


CORRECTED: Seven migrants confirmed dead in Mediterranean rescue

At least 20 cadavers, including that of an 8-year-old boy recovered during rescue operations, were also brought to Sicily and the Italian mainland with the surv...


Schumer says budget talks must be two-way street

Trump wants money for the wall included in spending legislation that Congress must pass by Friday to keep the federal government operating through September 30,...


Trump to hold rally on night of White House Correspondents' Dinner

Look forward to it!' The White House has not released details on the President's agenda, but the event will be held at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. The...


Mark Zuckerberg speaks on Facebook murder

Pennsylvania State Police investigate the scene where Steve Stephens , the suspect in the random killing of a Cleveland retiree posted on Facebook , was found...


Trump tax plan may produce some short-term budget issues - Mnuchin

In February, Trump promised a "phenomenal" tax plan within a few weeks, without offering details. Germany's finance minister is optimistic about reaching a "n...


Charlie Murphy Dead at 57 After Leukemia Battle

Charlie Murphy , the actor and stand-up comic whose iconic sketches on Chappelle's Show helped make the Comedy Central show a cultural phenomenon, has died. "...


Berkeley students who invited Ann Coulter sue school

The lawsuit asserts that Berkeley "could have taken appropriate security measures to ensure the safety of those attending conservative speaking engagements - as...


Community Mourns As New Information On San Bernardino School Shooting Suspect Emerges

Jonathan Martinez, an 8-year-old student in Smith's class, was also shot and died on the way to a nearby hospital, an unidentified 9-year-old student was also s...


Marine Le Pen Says Will Defend France Against Globalisation

It reduces the prospect of an anti-establishment shock on the scale of Britain's vote last June to quit the European Union and the election of Donald Trump as U...


Trump to hold rally during White House Correspondents' dinner

Still, Ivanka is no stranger to the WHCD: In 2015, The Financial Times included her and her husband, now-White House jack of all trades Jared Kushner, as it...


Another big week for Auburn baseball

The Tigers, 30-12 overall and 12-6 in the conference, are now tied with the Razorbacks for second in the SEC West, one game behind the Bulldogs, which are comin...


100 days in office 'an artificial barrier'

Respondents who said they would not support Clinton again largely said they would either vote for a third-party candidate or refrain from voting at all. Presi...


Syrian babies are being named `Putin` in honour of Russian President

Mattis also reiterated that the U.S. believed Syria had retained some chemical weapons. Mattis also met in Jerusalem with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Neta...