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Seth Meyers Invites Paul Ryan To Be A Guest On 'Late Night'


Emboldened by the growing national sentiment that letting poor people die is bad, late-night comedians have been eagerly taking apart the bill and its backers lately, from Jimmy Kimmel to Stephen Colbert to the late Tom Snyder, probably, so obvious are their flaws. Read More »

Boy, 8, bullied at school days before killing himself


Gabe Taye took his own life in January, two days after he was beaten in a school bathroom. The Cincinnati news outlet obtained a report from the OH town's police department which contains a surveillance video outside of the pre-kindergarten through sixth grade, Carson Elementary School bathroom. Read More »

Gunman Kills Police Chief, Two Others in Ohio Town

The nursing home appears to be located in a residential area, and people in nearby houses were told by law enforcement to stay inside while authorities handled the situation. Thorp says Disario was found outside the Pine Kirk Care Center . The shooting closed down the main street in the village, which was flooded with police officers from several surrounding agencies and with ambulances. Read More »

2nd of 4 Confederate monuments removed

The first of the monuments was removed last month. About fifty police officers encircled the monument and kept watch on the protesters. Workers with covered faces wrapped the sculpture of Davis in green bubble wrap and placed a harness attached to a crane around the statue, according to AP. Read More »

Trump contradicts earlier claims on Comey sacking

Rosenstein detailed Comey's actions on this in a memo that the administration circulated on Tuesday, along with a memo from Sessions and Trump's own brief statement that he was dismissing Comey. Once more the president's remarks were quickly contradicted - this time by the Republican chairman of the Senate intelligence committee, Richard Burr, and his Democrat counterpart, Mark Warner. Read More »

Korea, says new South leader


Moon's spokesman said the presidents agree on the "common goal" of denuclearizing the Korean peninsula, and that Moon understands China's concerns about the U.S. Moon said he would send a special envoy to Russian Federation soon and Putin said he would welcome the envoy. Moon Jae-in also spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday afternoon, according to a separate statement by the Blue House. Read More »

Bank adds 1200 North Carolina jobs stalled by anti-LGBT law


Credit Suisse exited the USA private banking market in late-2015 but still has US operations through its two investment banking divisions. The announcement comes five weeks after North Carolina partially repealed a state law limiting the rights of gay and transgender people. Read More »

'Biggest ransomware attack in history' targets nearly 100 countries


Affected hospitals include those run by East and North Hertfordshire NHS trust, Barts Health in London , Essex Partnership university NHS trusts, the university hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS foundation trust, Southport and Ormskirk hospital NHS trust and Blackpool teaching hospital NHS foundation trust. Read More »

Sessions Calls for Stricter Mandatory Minimums


Before issuing the directive, Sessions informed federal prison officials that they should expect the rates of incarceration to rise, although the Justice Department did not elaborate on whether Sessions made the phone call while wearing his Klansman's hood or if he simply turned it to the side and listened through the eyeholes. Read More »

Amtrak Engineer Charged In Deadly 2015 Philadelphia Train Crash

However, the Philadelphia's district attorney's office determined that the evidence did not rise to the necessary level needed to charge the engineer or anyone else with a crime. However, the NTSB concluded that nothing struck his locomotive and victims' lawyers had questioned why Bostian would have sped up, rather than slow down, if he had been startled by something striking the train. Read More »

Most Americans Oppose Republican's New Health Care Plan

A new poll shows significant resistance to Republicans' plans on health care and tax reform - and that majorities disapprove of the way President Donald Trump has handled those policy fights. But more voters said that they would be less inclined to vote for their representative if he or she voted for the bill: 37 percent said it would make them less likely to vote for their congressman, whereas 24 percent said it would make them more likely. Read More »

No crime link to Central Park deaths


He may have been in the water for two weeks, they said. The body found on Tuesday was a man also. A day earlier, police had recovered a man's badly decomposed body from the park's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, roughly 30 blocks north. Read More »

Appalachia's approach to drugs at odds with AG policy


Attorney for Utah under President George W. Bush, said in a statement anticipating the policy change. Advocates warned the shift would crowd federal prisons and strain Justice Department resources. Saunders added that the shift in policy could have especially risky ripple effects at a time when the state is dealing with a new sort of drug crisis. Read More »

As farmers worry, Agriculture Department will promote trade


The trade post that was announced Thursday was part of the 2014 farm bill , and Sens. Purdue has proposed eliminating the position of Undersecretary for Rural Development and moving oversight of Rural Development agencies to the Deputy Secretary, USDA's second-in-command. Read More »

Teen girl told victim "see you in hell" in MS-13 slaying


Iraheta is one of 10 suspects charged in Reyes Rivas' death. This handout photo shows 15-year-old Damaris Alexandra Reyes Rivas. Reyes Rivas' mother bowed her head as the attack was described, wiping away tears. Detectives alleged that Iraheta allegedly repeated her own name over and over again as she repeatedly stabbed Reyes Rivas on January 8, according to the Post . Read More »

Sean Spicer faces first White House briefing since Comey's firing


Trump said in one of a string of Twitter messages. Trump's response was admitting inaccuracies - and threatening to cancel the White House daily briefing as a result. Sen. Marco Rubio asked McCabe if Comey's firing had impeded, interrupted, stopped or negatively impacted any investigation at the FBI . "As you know, senator, the work of the men and women of the Federal Bureau of Investigation continues despite any changes in circumstance, any decision". Read More »

Trump Threatens to Stop White House Press Briefings

Trump told NBC's Lester Holt Thursday that Comey provided him during the dinner with an assurance that the president was not under investigation. "That I can't talk about. "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" McCabe has at least temporarily taken over leadership of the FBI , and at a congressional hearing Thursday he made clear that he liked and respected Comey and had no intention of briefing Trump on the ... Read More »

Trump threatens 'showboat' Comey with 'tapes', warns he may cancel press briefings

Then, in the days after the election, with Democrats still seething about Comey's 11th-hour surprise, amid speculation that Trump might not want to keep him on as Federal Bureau of Investigation director, the president-elect praised Comey. Trump said he had never asked Comey to drop the Russian investigation, nor had anyone from the White House. May 11, 2017 - Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe tells Senate Intelligence Committee that "Comey enjoyed broad support within the FBI and ... Read More »

8-year-old boy said he had fainted, school says


Cornelia Reynolds , Gabriel's mother, declined an interview Friday and referred questions to her attorneys. The Hamilton County coroner said she was reopening an investigation into the suicide. He was diagnosed at a hospital with the stomach flu. Reynolds called Gabriel a "shining light to everyone who knew him and loved him" in a statement to ABC News Friday. Read More »

Dems keep lying about health care

Last week they accepted a bill they say doesn't undo enough of the 2010 law. That move could go farther than the controversial amendment from Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.) in the House-passed bill, which allows states to apply for waivers to opt out of those ObamaCare regulations. Read More »