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Apr 09 2017

Ryan reverses course, will continue Obamacare 'repeal and replace' effort

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen. "We are going to keep getting at this thing", Ryan said three days after intra-party opposition forced him to pull the American Health Care Act ...

Apr 08 2017

Seoul: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

Abe said that he told Trump that Japan is paying close attention to how China handles the issue of North Korea. He told reporters in Tokyo on Wednesday that "Japan ca...

Apr 07 2017

Putin slams 'unfounded accusations' over Syria chemical weapons 'incident'

It has also prompted an about-face from Trump, who in 2013 urged then-president Barack Obama not to intervene against Assad after a major suspected chemical attack. Lat...

Apr 06 2017

Rescuers Treat Dozens in Syria Chemical Attack

A day earlier, President Donald Trump split the blame between Syria's embattled leader and former President Barack Obama for the country's worst chemical weapons atta...

Apr 06 2017

Tornado warning issued for Saluda, Lexington counties

The National Weather Service cancels the Tornado Watch for Limestone County. "Over my 20 years, I have rarely seen the severe risk being quite this high", Tanner said...

Apr 06 2017

North Korea fires missile into Sea of Japan

Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff say in a statement that the missile fired from the North's eastern coastal town of Sinpo on Wednesday morning flew about 37 miles. Dollar...

Apr 05 2017

Dems claim votes to block Gorsuch; GOP will override them

Democrats can block ending debate - what's known as a filibuster - by mustering 41 votes against it, which they are expected to be able to do. Republican Sen. "But the ...

Apr 02 2017

South Carolina and Gonzaga on the defensive in Final Four

South Carolina's path to simply reaching the national championship game involves beating arguably the best team left standing: Gonzaga . If South Carolina can pull off...

Mar 31 2017

Drake Finally Releases 'More Life' Playlist Project

So, Drake dropped More Life and let's clear something up right off the bat - it's not an album or a mixtape, it's a playlist . Drake also broke the record for the ...

Mar 31 2017

Dem senator warns of political danger on Supreme Court vote

Bill Nelson and Hawaii Sen. Additionally, a majority of independents, 58 percent, in the poll want Democrats to not filibuster Gorsuch in contrast to 30 percent who wan...

Mar 30 2017

Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina

On a team with Justin Jackson and Joel Berry - two of the best sharpshooters in the ACC - Maye is sixth on the team in true shooting percentage, according to KenPo...

Mar 29 2017

Environmental groups vowing to fight Trump climate actions

President Trump laid the groundwork for his administration's energy policy Tuesday, signing an executive order he said is all about jobs and "putting an end to the wa...

Mar 28 2017

New administration, same problem: US-backed forces keep killing civilians

Maj. Gen. Maan al-Saadi, an Iraqi special forces commander, said the deaths were caused by a coalition airstrike called in by his forces. "We go out of our way to alw...

Mar 28 2017

Cost of Watching Final Four in Phoenix

It seemed only appropriate that Paul McCartney was in the house on Saturday as the Florida Gators tearfully trudged off the court after being eliminated by the South Ca...

Mar 27 2017

KU Basketball: This Has to be the Year for the Jayhawks

Really, truthfully, honestly - who saw this coming? The Jayhawks (31-5), who lost as the top seed to Villanova last season, now have fallen one win short of the Fi...

Mar 26 2017

Bitter end: Shots don't fall, Jayhawks dropped in Elite Eight against Oregon

Tyler Dorsey led the way for the Ducks by scoring 20 points, including the game victor. Dorsey scored a game-high 27, while Jordan Bell dominated inside with 11 points, 1...

Mar 26 2017

North Carolina, Kentucky to face off for spot in Final Four

Balkam also made just one save in the first half, compared to six for Maryland goalie Dan Morris. The Wildcats are 6-1 SU in their last seven games following a victory ...

Mar 25 2017

Wisconsin vs. Florida: Experienced Vets Against New Kids On The Block

Florida absolutely manhandled Virginia, outscoring them 65-39 in a game where Virginia shot what I am assuming is a season low 30%. Florida will beat you with defense, bu...

Mar 25 2017

Purdue guards look to slow down KU's Mason and Jackson

Hours earlier Kansas boat-raced Purdue and became the first team in 22 years to score 90-plus points in each of its first three NCAA Tournament games . We've been he...

Mar 24 2017

Amherst, Northampton among MA cities listed as uncooperative with immigration detainer requests

ICE agents will be kept outside the building while school safety officers and the principal summon NYPD officials and city lawyers for help, officials said. In addition t...