• More arrests over Manchester bombing as United Kingdom raises terror alert
More arrests over Manchester bombing as United Kingdom raises terror alert

British police have now resumed intelligence-sharing with their U.S. counterparts after a brief suspension over a series of leaks by American officials to journalists providing details of the Manchester bomb investigation. His father and brother have been detained in Libya. Düsseldorf is in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia, where Anis Amri...

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  • Maryland-Northwestern Big Ten semifinal now set for Sunday
Maryland-Northwestern Big Ten semifinal now set for Sunday

Indiana, 5 p.m.; and Nebraska-Iowa loser vs. Maryland, 8:30 p.m. The NCAA Selection Show is set for Monday at 11 a.m. (CT) on ESPN2. You look at his average, .268, I'm telling you that guy this year has gotten more big hits for the Wildcats.

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  • New Iowa governor names Adam Gregg 'acting lieutenant gov'
New Iowa governor names Adam Gregg 'acting lieutenant gov'

Miller's opinion angered Reynolds, who had indicated she might appoint a new lieutenant even if it risked a legal challenge. "We are not going to slow down", she said. "Someone who shared by vision, someone who I trust, I was compatible with, was an outside thinker, and somebody that would work hard for the people of Iowa".

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  • Texas set to pass embrace new abortion restrictions
Texas set to pass embrace new abortion restrictions

Worth, SB 8 now ensures women will be barred from undergoing so-called " dismemberment abortions " - another non-medical term that describes dilation and evacuation (D&E), the safest and most common type of second trimester abortion, without exceptions for rape or incest.

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  • Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate
Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

The delay provided opportunity for G-7 leaders and Pope Francis to press Trump to honor the U.S.'s environmental commitments. On Saturday morning, President Trump tweeted in the first person that he will make his final decision on the matter sometime next week.

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  • Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill
Budget office set to release report on House GOP health bill

With "Obamacare", Democrats set out to get more people insured, but they also wanted to bolster the underlying coverage by making it illegal for insurers to turn away those with medical problems, requiring a broad range of standard benefits, and establishing a baseline of financial protection.

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  • Storms possible in metro Denver Saturday
Storms possible in metro Denver Saturday

Lots of sunshine dominates our morning, but clouds will build through the afternoon...leading to showers and storms this evening. With the unstable air in place, the threat of storms won't decline at night either, with scattered storms possible even Saturday night into Sunday morning.

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  • Special session finish in sight?
Special session finish in sight?

Hortman says the health and human services budget the legislature passed in the final hours of the special session is "really a cruel bill" and will hurt elderly people and those with disabilities. That shut down the Senate for hours. Sen. Jim Abeler, R-Anoka, said the legislation has something for everyone. Other Republicans talked of the need...

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  • 5 twisters confirmed from storm in southwest Ohio
5 twisters confirmed from storm in southwest Ohio

A fifth tornado was confirmed in Fayette County. At least two trees fell on homes in Dalton, and a camper was blown 20 feet from where it originally stood. Thunderstorm tops above 40,000 feet were capable of producing large hail, strong winds and even a funnel cloud. This tornado moved through farm fields and caused little damage.

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  • This Woman Speaks For Muslims, Not The Terrorist
This Woman Speaks For Muslims, Not The Terrorist

The statements were posted on Facebook , and following a string of comments from other web users the Islamic Centre then added: "I assure you the Muslim community are just as heartbroken this morning as everyone else". This is the inspirational speech from a woman who went to the same mosque as the Manchester suicide bomber. "They are twisting...

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  • Police make 2 more arrests over Manchester bombing
Police make 2 more arrests over Manchester bombing

One of those arrested includes Abedi's brother Ismail. Abedi's family remained a focus, too, with a brother in England, his father and another brother in Libya among those detained. Earlier, police hunting a suspected network behind Salman Abedi , the bomber who killed 22 people on Monday night, said they had made two further arrests overnight...

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  • Trump to make call on Climate Change pact next week
Trump to make call on Climate Change pact next week

Mr Trump flipped traditional United States foreign policy upside down on his tour through the Middle East and Europe, coddling Middle Eastern leaders with questionable human rights records while demanding traditional European allies pay more for their defence.

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  • Burley student to compete in National Spelling Bee
Burley student to compete in National Spelling Bee

The 13-year-old earned his spot in the national bee after outspelling 45 other spellers at the Columbiana County Spelling Bee in Lisbon on March 8, taking the crown by correctly spelling "pochismo". "I'm nervous and excited at the same time", Sylvia said. "She loves to read", Karen said. Silas mentioned that while participating in the bee, he a...

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  • Watchdog: '23 million to lose health coverage under GOP health bill'
Watchdog: '23 million to lose health coverage under GOP health bill'

A bill passed by US House Republicans would cause 23 million people to lose healthcare coverage by 2026 while de-stabilising health insurance markets in some states and making it hard for sick people to buy insurance, a budget watchdog agency found this week.

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  • Trump touts success at close of first tour overseas as president
Trump touts success at close of first tour overseas as president

Details of exactly how this "outside in" approach would work are TBD but if it succeeds it would be a real foreign policy triumph for Trump. President Donald Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation will be stronger because member countries have increased payments "considerably".

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  • Congressional report shows how premiums could change under 'Trumpcare'
Congressional report shows how premiums could change under 'Trumpcare'

The agency reports that the bill could destabilize individual insurance markets in some states, leaving unhealthy Americans unable to buy insurance. Senate Republicans are holding closed-door meetings in an effort to write their own legislation.

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  • Donald Trump Declines to Endorse Paris Climate Agreement — Merkel Mad
Donald Trump Declines to Endorse Paris Climate Agreement — Merkel Mad

A Canadian government official who spoke to reporters about the 30-minute conversation between Trump and Trudeau on the condition of anonymity said that while the two leaders also spoke about global security, they did not discuss intelligence-sharing.

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  • France's Macron says hopes Trump will finally back climate deal
France's Macron says hopes Trump will finally back climate deal

British Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters that the G7 leaders agreed that climate was a priority, despite the fact that Trump is still mulling over his final decision . "We had very hard deliberations and discussions about trade but we found a reasonable solution", Merkel said, stressing the G7 was committed to open markets.

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  • Trump asked Macron to swap cell phone numbers
Trump asked Macron to swap cell phone numbers

There was one at this point on climate, but I hope we'll reduce that gap. As with all conversations in this town for the last 126 days (as of this writing), ours turned to Trump. Speaking at a joint press conference with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on the heels of their meeting in Brussels , Macron said:"As for climate, P...

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  • Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without US press
Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without US press

He said the conference was the first step in the joint effort to combat evil and that opening the Riyadh-based Global Center for Combating Extremist Ideology (GCCEI) and the agreements were the first steps toward securing stability and prosperity for future generations.

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  • Suspect in custody after police shooting
Suspect in custody after police shooting

The Richmond officer began talking to the driver and Walter made his way to the passenger-side window. Walter clung to life for several hours but then died from his injuries. The State Police and U.S. Marshals apprehended Travis A. Ball , 27, of Richmond, Va., at a residence in Northumberland County shortly after 6 a.m.

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  • State delays release of comments on Walker's Medicaid plans
State delays release of comments on Walker's Medicaid plans

Republicans who control the Senate and Assembly don't want to borrow that much but are hung up on alternatives. Spokespeople for the finance committee's co-chairs didn't immediately return a message. The tuition cut issue is one of several areas where Walker and Republicans disagree on the budget. The Legislature's budget-writing committee was ...

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  • Everything you need to know about the case against Bill Cosby
Everything you need to know about the case against Bill Cosby

Judge Steven O'Neill for now rejected the argument after prosecutors said the second woman was a former Pittsburgh detective who sued the city after she was arrested in a public scandal. "Race plays a role in every trial, but it shouldn't eclipse. the evidence", Loyola Law School professor Laurie Levenson said. Two men selected Monday said they or ...

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  • In reversal, radio host Alex Jones apologizes to Chobani
In reversal, radio host Alex Jones apologizes to Chobani

Jones said Wednesday. Chobani, which started in upstate NY, filed suit last month after the reports , accusing the host of defamation and noting that he had previously made false statements about September 11 and the Sandy Hook shooting.

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  • Zbigniew Brzezinski, Security Adviser to Carter, dies at 89
Zbigniew Brzezinski, Security Adviser to Carter, dies at 89

The Polish-born academic was Carter's national security adviser during the Iranian hostage crisis. In 1981, Brzezinski was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his role in the normalization of US-China relations and his contributions to the country's human rights and national security policies.

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  • Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill
Democrats use budget office report to attack GOP health bill

Over the long term, the biggest impact on access to health insurance and health services in Wisconsin would probably come from changes that AHCA seeks to make to the fundamental structure of Medicaid , which now provides health care for almost 1.2 million Wisconsinites.

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  • Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars
Texas approves bill to allow guns near school in parked cars

While there, the Governor took some target practice. A number of House Republicans cracked jokes about the assault , which Gianforte's campaign initially tried to pin on the reporter's "aggressive behavior". Huffman also said she used a previous ruling by the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals as her "road map" for the bill. "I am proud to sign S...

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  • Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators
Lawyer says Kushner stands ready to talk to investigators

Kislyak reported the request to his superiors in Moscow and said the interaction occurred December 1 or 2 at a meeting in Trump Tower, also attended by Trump's first national security adviser Michael Flynn , the newspaper said, citing intercepts of Russian communications reviewed by USA officials.

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  • Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate
Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, takes rain check on climate

Donald Trump said on Saturday he will decide next week whether the USA will stay in the Paris climate agreement , amid intense worldwide pressure to keep America committed to the landmark deal to lower greenhouse gas emissions. The president is also facing pressure from his global counterparts. Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni said, "I h...

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  • Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting
Macron was warned about Trump's awkwardly aggressive handshake before their meeting

In contrast, former President Obama explicitly endorsed Macron in the race, appearing in an a video for Macron days after the Trump spoke. But a French official quoted Trump as telling the victor, President Emmanuel Macron , that he was "my guy" in the election, when the two met Thursday.

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  • GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits
GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

Restructuring Medicaid , a program that covers over 70 million people, and ending the Medicaid expansion will put affordable health care coverage out of reach for millions of Americans. Senators will be limited to making adjustments to various provisions of the bill - as opposed to wholly rewriting them as they had hoped - due to the requirement...

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  • Police find toddler locked in cage, newborn alone in house
Police find toddler locked in cage, newborn alone in house

Police in central Pennsylvania say a 22-month-old boy has been found locked inside a makeshift wooden cage while his day-old sister and 1-year-old brother were found alone in the same house. The baby girl was transported to the hospital for evaluation. Kutz is now being held in the Schuylkill County Prison on $250,000 bail. "I understand why th...

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  • Men Forced Alligator to Drink Beer
Men Forced Alligator to Drink Beer

SCDNR arrested 20-year-old Joseph Andrew Floyd Jr . and 21-year-old Zachary Lloyd Brown - both of Ridgeland, S.C. - on wildlife harassment charges in the aftermath of an incident that went viral on social media. Another picture shows smoke being blown onto the face of the gator. But for a case like this, no federal protection applies, the Depart...

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  • J. Hopkins' three-run blast sends Gamecocks to semifinals of SEC Tournament
J. Hopkins' three-run blast sends Gamecocks to semifinals of SEC Tournament

The Kentucky Wildcats had their chances but failed to get the big hit they needed. After a sacrifice bunt by Jonah Bride moved pinch runner Christian Flint into scoring position, SC caught a break as Jacob Olson reached base on a fielding error by Kentucky third baseman Luke Becker .

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  • Gov. Ivey Appoints Will Sellers to Alabama Supreme Court
Gov. Ivey Appoints Will Sellers to Alabama Supreme Court

Kay Ivey indicates that lauding white supremacy is more important than demonstrating equality for all Alabamians". The law - directed at local governments - bars the removal , renaming, removal and adjustment of monuments, memorial streets, memorial buildings and architecturally significant buildings located on public property for 40 or more ...

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