• Troopers focus on Interstate 90 in South Dakota, Minnesota
Troopers focus on Interstate 90 in South Dakota, Minnesota

McDonough said these tips are important because the number of people who have died in traffic crashes in Georgia has jumped by more than 30 percent in the last two years. Troopers will be looking for excessive speed, careless and aggressive driving. So to say that I'm only going to wear a seat-belt when its going to happen is pretty childish in tha...

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  • Herrera says Ibrahimovic can help Manchester United to Europa League win
Herrera says Ibrahimovic can help Manchester United to Europa League win

Gustafsson has a light-heavyweight fight on Sunday night Zlatan Ibrahimovic used his martial arts skills in his football last season The Sweden legend is now nursing an injured knee Is Zlatan Ibrahimovic goal the best ever? Ibrahimovic was, however, on hand to influence proceedings off the field, with Mourinho revealing that he led cheerleadi...

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  • California workers hurt in partial building site collapse
California workers hurt in partial building site collapse

Colleagues scrambled with ladders and lumber to help them climb down. Some workers were able to get out on their own, he said. Authorities described the injuries as mostly minor, including cuts and bruises. "It all happened at once", said construction worker Jonathan Davis. "We don't know exactly what caused this incident to occur", McWhorter s...

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  • FBI probes Kushner-Russia meetings; more documents sought
FBI probes Kushner-Russia meetings; more documents sought

Ambassador Sergei Kislyak reportedly told Kremlin superiors that Jared Kushner proposed the communication during a secret meeting at Trump Tower - one that was caught on surveillance by USA intelligence, the Washington Post reported . Other members of Trump's campaign already had deep ties to Russian Federation, among them former campaign manag...

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  • At Fairbanks Arctic Council meeting, the big question mark is climate change
At Fairbanks Arctic Council meeting, the big question mark is climate change

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signed an global declaration highlighting the importance of the Paris Agreement in tackling climate change Thursday, even as the Trump administration considers withdrawing from the agreement. U.S. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan will be present at the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Fairban...

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  • Trump relaunches bid for Muslim travel ban
Trump relaunches bid for Muslim travel ban

Circuit Judge Ronald Gould , who presided over the Monday hearing, broadcast live from a federal courthouse in Seattle on the court's website and C-SPAN . "This case is not Korematsu ", Wall said. "This case is not Korematsu and if it was I would not be standing here and we would not be defending it", Wall responded.

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  • Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Abbas
Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Abbas

Both world leaders said that they were optimistic that they might be able to work together for peace in Israel and indicated an interested in striking a deal between Israel and Palestine. "And they are very keen on moving forward with its own relationship with the Trump administration". Trump, for his part, made sure not to mention the two-...

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  • Another Court Deals Another Setback To Trump's Revised Travel Ban
Another Court Deals Another Setback To Trump's Revised Travel Ban

The chief judge wrote that the ban "speaks with vague words of national security , but in context drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination". The 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that blocks the Republican's administration from temporarily suspending new visas for people from Iran, Libya, Somalia, ...

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  • Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court
Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

Gregory wrote. And whether he wants to or not - he can not take back what he repeatedly said on the campaign trail. It concluded, "We find that the reasonable observer would likely conclude that [the Executive Order's] primary objective is to exclude persons from the United States on the basis of their religious beliefs".

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  • Pina and Braun leave game
Pina and Braun leave game

Jesus Aguilar pinch hit in the fourth for Ryan Braun who left game with left calf tightness. Latest on Guerra via Rotoworld: Guerra (calf) told reporters that he is preparing to start Friday against the Diamondbacks . Braun returned Sunday from a minimum DL stay with a calf injury but then aggravated the ailment Thursday. Guerra started agai...

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  • 2 men die in small plane crash in Sheboygan County
2 men die in small plane crash in Sheboygan County

Investigators found the plane in a farm field at N6217 Willow Road. He did not immediately release any more information about the occupants. The FAA will be sending a team to investigate. Allegan County dispatch tells FOX 17 that one person has been injured in a plane crash in Plainwell. They do not believe the plane is from Sheboygan County.

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  • Republican candidate charged with assault on reporter wins special Montana election
Republican candidate charged with assault on reporter wins special Montana election

It was hard to determine on election night to what extent voters who cast a ballot Thursday were influenced by the altercation. Montana allows early absentee voting either in person or by mail. Gianforte said after trying to dodge a question. "We love him", said Karen Screnar, a Republican voter who had driven all the way from Helena to support G...

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  • Trump slip up in Saudi Arabia speech blamed on exhaustion
Trump slip up in Saudi Arabia speech blamed on exhaustion

According to USA Today , Donald Trump said: " Saudi Arabia and numerous countries that gave vast amounts of money to the Clinton Foundation want women as slaves and to kill gays. Trump pointed out that the overwhelming majority of victims of terrorist attacks are the "innocent people of the Arab, Muslim and Middle Eastern nations", saying...

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  • Disturbing Takeaways From the New Trumpcare Report
Disturbing Takeaways From the New Trumpcare Report

GOP senators are working to pass a health-care proposal, though some lawmakers have suggested they could scrap the House plan entirely. A nonpartisan analysis of the House-passed Republican bill put the stakes in sobering terms. The financial burden imposed on Americans under the AHCA would strip away affordable coverage that includes reaso...

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  • Planned Parenthood video removed from YouTube on judge's order
Planned Parenthood video removed from YouTube on judge's order

The video released Thursday-which has since been removed-features and names several NAF members, nearly certainly violates that injunction since the footage was recorded inside an NAF private annual meeting. "This behavior is indefensible and must be stopped", Dannenfelser said. Dr. Uta Landy, a recipient of Planned Parenthood's highest award, i...

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  • Michigan sports doctor back in court on assault allegations
Michigan sports doctor back in court on assault allegations

Her mother would always go with her to the appointments and accompany her in the room while Nassar treated her. When asked re-direct questions, "Victim D" testified Nassar never asked for consent to digitally penetrate her. Another said she saw him less than a week after he returned from working with the gold-medal-winning USA team in 2012 and he...

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  • Bill Cosby: 12 jurors selected for upcoming criminal trial
Bill Cosby: 12 jurors selected for upcoming criminal trial

Judge O'Neill sent the African American woman home . He also pointed out that not diversifying the jury panel would be a "potential frightful problem" considering Cosby is a Black comedian who is accused of sexually assaulting a white woman.

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  • Candidate accused of assault wins US House seat anyway
Candidate accused of assault wins US House seat anyway

Kirsten Gillibrand , D-N.Y., Coats said he had no written documentation regarding conversations he has had with either Trump or Rogers. The FBI probe, Comey confirmed during congressional testimony in March, encompasses possible collusion between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign.

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  • GOP candidate who scuffled with reporter wins Montana election and apologizes
GOP candidate who scuffled with reporter wins Montana election and apologizes

There is an audio recording of Gianforte's scuffle with Ben Jacobs , a reporter for the The Guardian , who apparently upset Gianforte with his determination to get an answer from the candidate on the Republican health care bill . Trump won the state by more than 20 percentage points in November's election, though the state re-elected its i...

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  • Officials Remind Residents To Drive Safe For Holiday Weekend
Officials Remind Residents To Drive Safe For Holiday Weekend

The fatal accident happened when a young boy riding on the front of a rented pontoon boat near Ocean City fell overboard and was swept into the propeller. "There's going to be a lot of traffic out on the waterways, so have a little bit of patience at the boat ramp getting in and out". They're making sure the rules are being followed, and making sur...

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  • Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill
Local Reaction To New CBO Score On Health Care Bill

That number does not include an additional $600 billion in Medicaid tightening included in President Donald Trump's budget proposal , said Eliot Fishman, senior director of health policy at advocacy organization Families USA, and a former federal Medicaid official.

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  • Thursday forecast: sunny and windy, high 73
Thursday forecast: sunny and windy, high 73

Part of the reason for the cooling is an increase in wind, and it's from the south. Estimates of wind speed range from single digit to 16 miles per hour, with gusts up to 20 miles per hour on Wednesday . Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Calm wind becoming north around 6 miles per hour in the afternoon. Monday Night: A 30 percent chance of sh...

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  • Millions Expected To Travel For Memorial Day Weekend
Millions Expected To Travel For Memorial Day Weekend

AAA also expects to help more than 330,000 motorists across the country with lockouts, flat tires and battery-related issues. Most types of travel have seen increases such as driving, flying, trains, and buses. Thirty-four million Americans will drive to their destinations-that's an increase of more than 2 percent over past year. Earlier t...

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

The CBO specifies that these people would have difficulty getting affordable coverage "despite the additional funding that would be available". The finding, which drew immediate fire from Democrats, patient advocates, health industry officials and some business groups, could complicate Republicans' push to pass a companion bill in the Senate....

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  • Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition
Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

The document said the United States government would ensure aid that does continue will "support American interests and values". President Donald Trump sent Congress his proposed $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on... The impacts go beyond these two programs, the center said Tuesday. Several other lawmakers concurred with Sanford...

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  • Supreme Court Says Lawmakers Discriminated Against Black Voters In North Carolina
Supreme Court Says Lawmakers Discriminated Against Black Voters In North Carolina

A Democratic group led by former Attorney General Eric Holder is focusing on redistricting challenges to counter political gains Republicans have made since the 2010 census and the redrawing of electoral districts that followed. This time, as partisan gerrymanders. There are, roughly, two types of gerrymandering that come before the court: ...

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  • 'Bad neighbor' unplugs bounce house at girl's birthday party
'Bad neighbor' unplugs bounce house at girl's birthday party

Absolute chaos", Glenn Hunt, godfather of the birthday girl, told "Today" about the incident . "Some of the kids were crying. Another one when he was being removed, his leg got a little injured". Police have identified the man but have not released his name. "Maybe think things through before he does them because this is something that could h...

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  • Gianforte wins House race after assault charge against reporter
Gianforte wins House race after assault charge against reporter

Montana has only one representative in the US House, and Republicans have controlled it since 1997. Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin answers questions Thursday, May 25, 2017, at a Bozeman, Mont ., press conference about Montana congressional candidate Greg Gianforte's misdemeanor assault charge.

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  • CBO: GOP health care bill would leave 23M more people uninsured
CBO: GOP health care bill would leave 23M more people uninsured

But the CBO, which is responsible for analyzing the impact of proposed legislation for Congress, also warned in its latest report that if states chose to use the waivers included in the current version of the bill to avoid Obamacare regulations, it could make healthcare unaffordable for their residents with pre-existing conditions.

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  • Trump Reportedly Told Aides Firing Flynn Was A Mistake
Trump Reportedly Told Aides Firing Flynn Was A Mistake

The news broke as the Washington Post reported that the investigation had identified a senior current White House official as a "significant person of interest". Former FBI Director Robert Mueller was named Special Counsel for the Russian Federation investigation on Wednesday. By several senators' accounts, he contradicted Trump's statements ...

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  • Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: media reports
Trump son-in-law Kushner under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe: media reports

There is no indication Kushner is now a target of the probe and there are no allegations he committed any wrongdoing. Kushner is Donald Trump 's son-in-law and a trusted adviser to the president. "Mr. Kouchner had earlier volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings". Jared Kushner is caught up in another Trump s...

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  • Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race
Trump supporter apologises to Guardian reporter after winning US House race

A US Republican candidate accused of assaulting a reporter was declared the projected victor of Thursday's Montana special congressional election, which had been considered a bellwether in the opening months of Donald Trump's crisis-ridden presidency.

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  • Polls close in election after candidate allegedly body slams reporter
Polls close in election after candidate allegedly body slams reporter

The chamber's rules say winning candidates can be seated as long as they meet the constitutional requirements of age, residence and citizenship. Republican Greg Gianforte , an entrepreneurial tech billionaire, seemed the obvious favorite in a state that went big for Trump and the seat hasn't been held by a Democrat in two decades.

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  • Dissecting Donald Trump's $4.1 Trillion Budget Proposal
Dissecting Donald Trump's $4.1 Trillion Budget Proposal

She pointed out that Medicaid , targeted for a $610 billion cut, has almost 350,000 Hawaii residents depending on Medicaid to access health care. In his testimony Wednesday , Mulvaney defended the president's proposal as conscientious government spending.

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  • Man with guns, knives arrested at US Comicon
Man with guns, knives arrested at US Comicon

Phoenix Comicon released a statement late Thursday on the incident, including changes to "Con on 3rd" and where to pick up registration station badges. "As an added precaution, weapons of any kinds - including simulated, replica or toy weapons - will not be permitted into the venue", Fortune added.

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