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US judge tosses bulk of suit against Trump immigration move

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 19:50

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration provided adequate justification for its decision to end a program that reunited hundreds of immigrants from Central America with family members in the U.S., a federal judge ruled Monday.

More time may be needed for North Carolina election decision

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:56

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The head of North Carolina's elections board is suggesting more time may be needed to decide whether a new congressional district election is necessary due to absentee ballot fraud allegations.

Kevin McCarthy Says Democrats Shouldn't Spend A Lot Of Time Investigating Trump

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 18:18

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) urged Democrats not to dwell

Nobel Peace winners urge global action vs. sexual violence

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:37

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The Congolese doctor who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the use of rape and sexual violence as weapons of war called Monday for strong international action against the abuse, including reparations for victims.

Imagining a school shooting through the gunman's eyes: Sandy Hook Promise releases chilling new video

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:14

A public service announcement released by the gun violence prevention organization Sandy Hook Promise depicts the moments leading up to a school shooting from the shooter’s perspective.

Tourism in Bethlehem booming as Christmas nears

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 17:02

Hotels in the birthplace of Jesus are almost fully booked for the holiday, according to the Palestinian Ministry of Tourism.

11 Useful Gifts For The Person Who Can't Cook To Save Their Life

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:54

Learning to cook can be intimidating for a lot of people. Maybe they are a

'I could see' Trump not replacing Kelly, says former Obama chief of staff

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:53

Former Obama chief of staff William Daley thinks Trump could easily end up not filling the role after John Kelly steps down.

Dreaming of a green Christmas? More shoppers look for gifts good for the environment

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:46

At a time when more Americans are eco conscious, some shoppers are determined the gifts they buy this holiday season preserve the environment.

May Kicks Brexit Can Down the Road, Raises Risks of No Deal

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 16:40

Theresa May is playing for time. Faced with a humiliating defeat on her Brexit deal, the embattled U.K. prime minister announced to the House of Commons she would defer a vote and return to Brussels to seek “assurances” from European Union leaders. The pound hit the lowest since April 2017 as the market judged that the risk of no-deal Brexit has increased.

Pelosi, Schumer expected to meet with Trump amid battle over border funding

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:49

Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer will meet with the president as the Democrats prepare to regain control of the House.

Volkswagen restores cancer worker's 350,000-mile Beetle

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:36

Kathleen Brooks brings comfort to those suffering with cancer, having driven her 1967 Beetle for 51 years over 350,000 miles. VW ensured her sterling efforts didn't go unnoticed

Supreme Court: Brett Kavanaugh sides with liberal justices to protect Planned Parenthood funding

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 15:11

Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh unexpectedly aligned with four liberal justices in declining to review the petitions that would have placed a ban on abortion providers. Defunding Planned Parenthood has been a key priority for Republicans, with Mr Kavanaugh’s controversial confirmation sparking concerns among reproductive rights activist that he would back moves to overturn or restrict legal rights and access to abortions. The top court left the rulings from the lower court that halted Kansas and Louisiana from revoking public healthcare funding from Planned Parenthood and its affiliates.

Proud Boys Founder Gavin McInnes Fired From Blaze Media, YouTube Account Disabled

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:43

Gavin McInnes, the founder of the violent neo-fascist gang the Proud Boys, was

The Best Green Monday 2018 Deals We've Seen So Far

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 14:37

Regret missing out on some of those Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals last

Kavanaugh, Supreme Court Let Stand Rulings Favoring Planned Parenthood

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 13:16

Kavanaugh voted to leave intact lower court rulings that let Planned Parenthood sue Kansas and Louisiana to try to preserve the Medicaid funds. Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito and Neil Gorsuch said Monday they would have heard the appeals, which contended the federal Medicaid law doesn’t allow lawsuits by providers who are kicked out of the program.

Heavy snow batters North Carolina and Virginia, leaving thousands of drivers stranded

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:26

At least four deaths have been blamed on "mammoth" snowstorm in the Southeast, causing drivers to abandon their cars on the road due to dangerous conditions.

Verizon cuts 10,000 workers through buyouts as part of restructuring

Mon, 12/10/2018 - 12:20

US telecomm group Verizon announced Monday it would slash its workforce through a voluntary buyout plan as the company strives to better position itself for the coming of new cellular technology. Verizon accepted 10,400 employees for the buyout, which will grant more than a year's salary plus a bonus and other benefits, the company said in a statement. "These changes are well-planned and anticipated and they will be seamless to our customers," Verizon CEO Hans Vestberg said.