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Metro Detroit Unemployment Rate Drops To 4%

The March jobless rate had been previously reported at 11.7 percent. Employment in the 25-64 year old bracket reached 57.9% (+0.2% on the previous month), the h...


Defense wants talk of Castile's permit omitted

He is married and has one child. At the time, Mangseth was preparing to return Yanez to desk duty. "And he put his hand around something", Yanez was quoted ...


Trial opens for man accused of abusing 'gifted' girl, others

She said she gave birth to the first of two daughters when she was 14. "All they knew was life with the defendant as their leader, their preacher, their husba...


San Jose State student kidnapping deemed a hoax

Deputies, with help from the Bandon police, found the woman and located her vehicle, which will now be investigated. After police began investigating the incide...


Portland white supremacist Jeremy Christian appears in court

He asked the federal government and organizers to cancel a " Trump Free Speech Rally " and other similar events set to be held in the city next weekend, saying ...


Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Demands Special Session For Transgender 'Bathroom Bill'

Straus has for months said the bill would hurt the state's economy, and he has been joined by top companies and businesses who say it sends a discriminatory mes...


Newly insured fret over gains made under US health care law

That's how, too, Mr. Faso and House Republicans are able to deceptively claim that the AHCA would lower premiums compared with Obamacare. In April, Trump cla...


These Spelling Words Knocked Out the Competition

With the premier spelling bee in the nation kicking off this week in Washington, D.C., here are five knockout words selected from the last 10 years, as provided...


President Trump observes Memorial Day with somber service at Arlington

Byers was on his third combat tour and, Trump said , ran through smoke and a hail of bullets to rescue an Afghan soldier when he was killed last November. The ...


Trump expected to quit Paris climate deal

The Sierra Club said a US withdrawal from the Paris deal would be a "historic mistake". Rajoy and Modi agreed to boost bilateral cooperation in the field ...


Teen Thanks Defenders After Being Protected From Portland White Supremacist

You got no safe place. SIEGEL: Now, white nationalist groups are planning two upcoming rallies in Portland , and Portland's mayor has appealed to the org...


Parimutuel Wagering In Nevada Expanded To Include eSports, 'Other'

The Senate Bill 240 , which is the new addition to the state's legislation, has been called "the eSports betting bill" but it actually does not include the ter...


Prosecutors to drop charges in Stanley Cup dead catfish toss

The Predators may have fallen in Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals in Pittsburgh on Monday, but a large contingent of Nashville fans filling the seats at PPG...


Text of grieving mother's letter to President Donald trump

As Christian walked into the courtroom he yelled out: "Free speech or die, Portland! ". Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche , 23, and Ricky John Best, 53, died af...


Thanks to Google now we know which states really can't spell

He "could not eat breakfast this morning", she said. Since then, Yash has spent hours every day sitting on a couch in his family's home in Mission Valley, stu...


Comey to testify publicly before intelligence panel

The New York Times said the U.S. president had told top Russian officials Comey's sacking had relieved "great pressure" on him. The Justice Department says M...


Kansas Senate To Tackle School Funding Debate

The filibuster is a procedural tool in the Senate that allows for endless debate on a topic. "There is an overwhelming bipartisan majority that is not intereste...


Number of homeless counted in Los Angeles County up sharply

In the south region that includes those cities, homelessness rose by 24 percent, according to the county. The count quantifies the number of both sheltered (t...


16-year-old girl charged with fatally stabbing Uber driver

Register now to learn how DHS and Commerce are implementing CDM strategies. The driver, Grant Nelson, managed to stop his vehicle and run into a condominium b...


Spicer refers Russian Federation questions to Trump's outside attorney

Kushner's attorney has said that Mr. Kushner has volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings, and he will do the same if he's cont...


White House communications shakeup coming?

But on the other hand, Trump was angry that Dubke and others struggled to craft communications plans to defend the president and push back at allegations stemmi...


Massive fuel tanker fire closes I-25 near Belleview & Orchard

A witness tells ABC7 that the fire involved multiple explosions. The interstate is expected to be closed for several hours. The fire closed the E, F, and ...


Gianforte Celebrates Victory, Apologizes For Assaulting Reporter

A technology entrepreneur who was widely regarded among even Republican strategists as an imperfect candidate, Gianforte could be heard on an audio tape yelling...


Officer who shot Tamir Rice is fired in unrelated matter

The second officer involved in the shooting, Frank Garmback , who was driving the police vehicle that stopped near the boy, has been suspended for 10 days afte...


Jared Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions

Friday: The Washington Post reported that Kushner and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak discussed setting up a secret communications back channel betwee...


Texas Republican lawmaker called immigration authorities on protesters

The protesters were apparently chanting and waving signs against Senate Bill 4 , the controversial Texas legislation that Gov. Greg Abbott (R) signed into l...


Texas Lawmakers Trade Assault Allegations After One Calls ICE On Protesters

Nevarez went on to explain that Rinaldi had promised to call immigration agents on protesters in the House gallery, which prompted the scuffle that involved sev...


Kushner said to have weighed creating secret Russian Federation channel

He unleashed a flurry of tweets , lashing out at what he called the "fake news" media. Asked by The Washington Post's Philip Rucker whether the president...


Michigan Father, Toddler Son Drown in Apartment Pool

A man and his three-year-old toddler son mysteriously drowned in their apartment complex pool. Those needing more information about a case are encouraged to fol...


Shulkin stresses 'lot of work to do' to fix beleaguered VA

He offers a blunt diagnosis: "There is a lot of work to do". Veterans can get "same-day" services at medical centers but are still waiting too long for new ap...


The Russia problem only one reason Donald Trump has a hiring problem

Dubke previously was a Republican strategist who founded Crossroads Media and had long ties to party establishment figures, including strategist Karl Rove. A...


Trump eyes White House overhaul

Dubke founded Crossroads Media, a GOP firm that specializes in political advertising. In fact, that decision has dragged Trump more deeply into the mire of ...


Why Did Trump Get 5M Twitter Bots To Follow Him This Week?

Most of which had joined Twitter just this month . According to Twitter , it's fairly normal for new users to not upload photos before beginning to use th...


Tulsa officer acquitted in fatal shooting of unarmed black man

Crutcher. "Let it be known that I believe in my heart that Betty Shelby got away with murder, and I don't know what was in the mind of that jury", Crutcher'...


Trump pulling United States out of Paris climate deal

U.S. President Donald Trump has yet to decide whether to honour a U.S. commitment to greenhouse gas emissions and has pushed back against a lattice of world...