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May 20 2017

Trump to offer exclusive contract to service US student loans

She's also expected to give details on a tax credit scholarship proposal. Another $250 million will be spent on "Education Innovation and Research Grants", which would ...

May 20 2017

Summer Reading Program set

This year's summer program theme encompasses a wide range of activities and subjects. For more information, contact the library at 740-596-5691. "In the short term it h...

May 19 2017

Pay tribute to law enforcement officers by flying flags half-staff

US President Donald Trump lit the White House with blue lights honouring slain police officers, the media reported. The organization's website, buldingoncollaboration.c...

May 18 2017

Chelsea Manning 'looking forward to so much' after release

Roughly five months after arriving in Baghdad, Manning downloaded and began leaking more than 725,000 secret USA government documents to WikiLeaks , including diplomat...

May 16 2017

Man holding human head stabs worker at Oregon grocery store

The body was later identified as Webb's mother, 59-year-old Tina Marie Webb. Police located the body and determined the woman had died in the home. He was booked into C...

May 13 2017

Hundreds arrested in "biggest ever" United States gang crackdown

However, 280 individuals were arrested exclusively on immigration-related offenses. Of the 1,378 arrested, 933 were US citizens and 445 were foreign nationals from more...

May 13 2017

Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers in Ohio

Disario was a father of six children and was expecting a seventh, said Thorp, who added that he did not know the chief. They were transferred to various hospitals Friday ...

May 09 2017

Paul Ryan says Republicans are on health care 'rescue mission'

The CBO concluded after reviewing an earlier version of the House bill that an estimated 24 million consumers would lose coverage over 10 years. The Senate, meanwhile, ...

May 08 2017

Berkeley protests peaceful as hundreds rally over Coulter

Vice founder and conservative provocateur Gavin McInnes vowed in a YouTube video to give the speech at a yet to be announced location in Berkeley. The University of C...

May 07 2017

Wisconsin-Based Atheist Group Sues Trump over Church Order

They said the IRS rule protects houses of worship and religious groups from political pressure. "I don't lose free speech rights when I step behind the pulpit". "It appe...

May 07 2017

Trump Makes Puzzling Claim about Andrew Jackson, Civil War

Lord went on to say the President was attempting to argue Jackson - a slave owner - would have been more decisive in ending slavery had he arrived in the White House ...

Apr 28 2017

600-year-old oak tree torn down in New Jersey

It will take several days to remove the tree. "I know it seems amusing to some to mourn a tree, but I'm really going to miss seeing it", said Bernards resident Monica E...

Apr 28 2017

Texas House Debates 'Sanctuary Cities' Bill

However, they vowed to fight it at every step, promising hours of emotionally charged debate on Wednesday before the Texas House votes . That amendment , which drew im...

Apr 27 2017

Judge cites Trump's words in blocking 'sanctuary city' order

After previous setbacks to his immigration agenda, President Trump on Wednesday criticized a federal judge's ruling Tuesday that the commander-in-chief can not retaliat...

Apr 26 2017

Perdue Confirmed as Agriculture Secretary

Senator Lamar Alexander said , "Governor Perdue is well-qualified to lead the Department of Agriculture: He's a farmer, a veterinarian, and a former governor". His main ...

Apr 25 2017

Trump White House drops policy of identifying visitors

However, the Obama administration did include records on how many names were withheld, and later released their names once the information was no longer considered sens...

Apr 23 2017

Turkish opposition challenges presidential powers vote

Preliminary referendum results gave a narrow 51.4 percent approval for the biggest overhaul of Turkey's political system since the modern state was established almost a c...

Apr 22 2017

Tad Cummins Arrested In Northern California, Elizabeth Thomas Safe

After more than a month-long search, Elizabeth Thomas has been reunited with her family and friends. The remote, mountainous area has limited mobile phone service and t...

Apr 21 2017

Super Bowl Champion Patriots full 2017 National Football League schedule released

Whew! That's quite a bit. The product on the field has been tough to watch at times , mostly because the teams are not getting enough time to rest and prepare. The last ...

Apr 21 2017

Trump targets visa program he says hurts American workers

United States President, Donald Trump on his visit to the headquarters of Snap-On Inc SNA.N , a tool manufacturer at Kenosha, Wisconsin signed an executive order which ...