Tillerson blames North Korea for its sanctions suffering

Tillerson blames North Korea for its sanctions suffering

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that North Korea is responsible for the suffering of North Korean people from international economic sanctions imposed over its nuclear weapons. He voiced skepticism that humanitarian aid to alleviate that suffering would reach the people who need it. … [Read more...]

Trump unveils 'Fake News Awards' after drawing rebuke from Republican senator

Trump unveils 'Fake News Awards' after drawing rebuke from Republican senator

Donald Trump unveiled the winners of his much-touted "Fake News Awards" late Wednesday, hours after a maverick senator from the president's own Republican party accused him of employing Stalinist language to "slur" and undermine the free press. Arizona lawmaker Jeff Flake levelled the broadside in an address from the Senate floor earlier in the day, delivering a one-two punch after veteran Republican John McCain penned an op-ed assailing Trump's … [Read more...]

New York Times Opinion Page To Publish Letters From Trump Supporters

The New York Times announced online Wednesday that the Thursday print edition would feature a number of letters from supporters of President Donald Trump “in the spirit of open debate.” … [Read more...]

'I Feel Horrible.' Former University of Alabama Student Apologies After Using Racial Slur in Video

She was also kicked out of the Alpha Phi sorority … [Read more...]

Man Accused of Killing Deputies Laughs in Court: `I Wish I Killed More`

Luis Bracamontes had several outbursts during his trial laced with admissions of guilt and vulgar language. … [Read more...]

California Leaders Slam Trump Administration Over Report Of Planned ICE Raids

After a report of planned federal immigration raids targeting undocumented individuals in Northern California ― supposedly to send a message to the new “sanctuary” state ― California politicians came out with condemnation and vows to protect the immigrants in their communities. … [Read more...]

John Kelly Told Lawmakers Trump Won't Build Wall Along Entire U.S.-Mexico Border: Reports

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told a meeting of Democratic lawmakers that President Donald Trump’s campaign pledges to curb immigration ― including his promise to build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border ― were uninformed, and that such a structure was unlikely to happen in full, according to multiple media reports. … [Read more...]

Tillerson: Evidence sanctions 'really starting to hurt' North Korea

Tillerson: Evidence sanctions 'really starting to hurt' North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Wednesday the United States is receiving evidence that international sanctions are "really starting to hurt" North Korea. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). … [Read more...]

Senate Democrats Failed Dreamers In December. They Might Do It Again.

WASHINGTON ― Senate Democrats disappointed young undocumented immigrants in December when many of them voted for a government spending bill that left out deportation protections. … [Read more...]

20 Years Ago, Fox News Rode Clinton's Sex Scandal To Power. Now It’s Downplaying Trump’s.

Twenty years ago today, a news site run by Matt Drudge published a story about a salacious scoop that a mainstream news outlet had killed. … [Read more...]

Tillerson says US troops in Syria to counter Assad

Tillerson says US troops in Syria to counter Assad

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Wednesday that US troops will remain in Syria not just to fight jihadists but also to counter the power of Bashar al-Assad and his ally Iran. In a speech on the US strategy to help end Syria's seven-year civil war, Tillerson stressed that the mission of the US military is to destroy the Islamic State group and prevent its return. "A total withdrawal of American personnel at this time would restore Assad to … [Read more...]

Quarterback's death permeates NCAA convention discussions

Quarterback's death permeates NCAA convention discussions

When Dr. Brian Hainline learned about the apparent suicide of another college athlete, it hit hard. Again. … [Read more...]

19 Attorneys General Call On Congress To Legalize Banking For Weed Industry

Attorneys general from over a dozen states where some form of marijuana use has been legalized are urging Congress to pass legislation that would allow banks to provide services to cannabis businesses without risking federal prosecution. … [Read more...]

Suspect charged with murder in college student's killing

Suspect charged with murder in college student's killing

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former high school classmate of a University of Pennsylvania student found stabbed and buried in a California park was charged Wednesday with murder and investigators were looking for evidence of a hate crime, a prosecutor said. … [Read more...]