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Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

Asa Hutchinson speaks to members of the press during a Q&A session in Little Rock, Ark. Additionally, Judge Wendell Griffen of the Pulaski County Circuit Court issued a restraining order on forthcomin...

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Will free college offer catch fire? NY details raise doubts

Will free college offer catch fire? NY details raise doubts

The council's public-relations push has been supported by a number of funders, including the Carnegie Corporation of NY, the Lumina Foundation for Education, and the National Endowment for the Humanit...

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NYC Ferry names its first vessel: Lunchbox

NYC Ferry names its first vessel: Lunchbox

In celebration of the boat arrivals, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen christened the Lunchbox by smashing a bagged bottle of champagne onto a handrail, and an FDNY boat shot water cannons nearby. "After mont...

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ICE Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records Have Doubled Under Trump

ICE Arrests of Undocumented Immigrants Without Criminal Records Have Doubled Under Trump

ICE arrested 15 percent more immigrants with criminal convictions during President Donald Trump's first weeks in office than the same time period previous year. "‶The federal government, in really jus...

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Army helicopter crashes in Maryland, 1 injured

County officials could not be reached for comment. The cause of the crash is under investigation. Earlier Monday, a USA military official told NBC News the helicopter had "suffered a hard landing" n...

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Berkeley police arrest 13 during Tax Day rallies

It is as a community, with mutual support and aid, that we can continue. "A large number of fights have occurred and numerous fireworks have been thrown in the crowds". Organisers of the "Tax March"...

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GRAPHIC: Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest

GRAPHIC: Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest

The red Acura Integra driven by 21-year-old Demetrius Bryan Hollins did not have a license plate, and Hollins changed lanes multiple times without signalling, according to an incident report. "He pu...

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Residents urged to be on alert for Facebook murder suspect

The victim was identified as 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr. The FBI is also assisting in the search. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams says Lane is cooperating with authorities and is bei...

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Trump's opinion of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation changes, says no longer obsolete

After all, it formed nearly 70 years ago in response to the growing strength of the Soviet Union. And we had a total discussion on this issue today. "We have now turned a corner", the president said...

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20 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump rallies

20 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump rallies

It didn't take long for hundreds people to gather in and around the park. "There continues to be a number of large fights, some property damage and numerous projectiles being thrown, including firew...

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Quick fix coming for buckled highway in Atlanta

Quick fix coming for buckled highway in Atlanta

A motorcyclist was hospitalized in critical condition after hitting the breaking pavement in the carpool lane at high speed. The auto came to a rest after about 10 to 15 feet. "That may be two, that...

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North Korea Shows Off Missiles During Military Parade

Both the US Pacific Command and South Korea's military said on Sunday the North had attempted to fire a ballistic missile and failed. Washington has sent a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier group tow...

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Less Than Half Of Americans Believe Trump Keeps His Promises

Less Than Half Of Americans Believe Trump Keeps His Promises

Only 16 percent of Democrats think the president keeps his promises and 81 percent of Republicans agree. Trump's onetime 65 percent rating among females, who once declared they think he keeps his pr...

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Classes to resume a week after shooting at California school

In December 2015, husband and wife Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik shot and killed 14 people and wounded 22 others after ambushing a training event at the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardi...

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North Korea fails in new missile test: Seoul

Intelligence officials have warned it could be less than two years away from achieving the ability to strike the continental United States. He criticized U.S. Missiles, tanks, military vehicles and ...

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Infowars host Alex Jones argues persona in custody dispute

Infowars host Alex Jones argues persona in custody dispute

It's against this backdrop that Jones finds himself in a legal fight with Kelly Jones, the host's ex-wife who is seeking custody of their children. "He's not a stable person", she said, according t...

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Search widens for Facebook murder suspect

Green, a former clerk at the Justice Center in Cleveland who is now on disability, said she was confused by her son's words. "That is my grandfather show some respect", Ryan Godwin wrote on Twitter...

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Celtics expect Isaiah Thomas to play in Game 2 vs. Bulls

It says a lot about him. "He's one of the most explosive guards in this league, so we were just trying to make it tough on him". Al Horford was one of the players that helped pick up the slack whe...

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Lawyers: Don't rush Arkansas executions decision

Arkansas asked a USA appeals court on Monday to allow a record eight executions before its lethal injection drugs expire, saying a lower court abused its discretion when it blocked the state from carr...

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Senate Republicans Invoke 'Nuclear Option', Confirm Judge Gorsuch

Kagen said its a way to humble the newest justice. The oath was administered during the White House ceremony by Justice Anthony Kennedy, whom Gorsuch once served as a law clerk. At Slate , Richard Po...

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San Bernardino school shooter threatened his wife

San Bernardino school shooter threatened his wife

The couple divorced in 1997. Jonathan did not make it to the operating room before dying, hospital officials said. Just showing the love, letting them know we are here for them. Investigators have als...

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Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat

Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat

Supreme Court in two ceremonies Monday. "Our country is counting on you to be wise, impartial and fair to serve under our laws not over them and to safeguard the right of people to govern their own af...

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Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay

District Judge Kristine Baker "unfortunate" and filed a notice to appeal. Medical supply company McKesson says Arkansas obtained its vecuronium bromide under false pretenses and that the state will ...

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North Korean missile test fails, say USA and South Korea

North Korean missile test fails, say USA and South Korea

North Korea launched a ballistic missile from the same region this month, ahead of a summit between the United States and China in Florida to discuss the North's arms programme. Other than a new type ...

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Biloxi church holds annual Easter egg hunt

Kids were able to redeem the eggs for treats and prizes. But not before Saturday, the peak season for ground-bound Easter eggs in the Leader's coverage area. Candy and prizes to all participants. ...

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Trump mum about failed N. Korea missile launch

Fears that Pyongyang would carry out its sixth nuclear test rose before the celebrations for the 105th anniversary of the birth of the country's founder, Kim Il Sung, on Saturday. The appointee of for...

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Boy Killed in School Shooting Had Survived Heart Surgery

A husband opened fire on his wife Monday in the elementary school. Anderson seemed like a man of faith with whom she could share the next chapter of her life. A nine-year-old classmate who was not p...

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Security beefed up at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai airports following hijack threat

Security beefed up at Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai airports following hijack threat

Soon after the Mumbai police received the alert, they alerted the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which oversees airport operations across the country. Gates in both Kamaraj Domestic Termina...

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Judge Temporarily Blocks Arkansas From Carrying Out Several Executions In Two Weeks

Judge Temporarily Blocks Arkansas From Carrying Out Several Executions In Two Weeks

An eighth inmate who had been scheduled to die also won a stay earlier, removing him from the list for April execution. McKesson contends that Arkansas penal authorities purchased the vecuronium bro...

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Police fire 2 officers they say assaulted man

The Gwinnett County Police Department stated that the videos were indicative of the officer's use of excessive force during last week's traffic stop. The video shows the perspective of the Wednesday...

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Alabama governor faces impeachment hearings after ruling

His attorneys were able to convince Montgomery County Circuit Court Judge Greg Griffin to issue a restraining order on impeachment hearings that were slated to start Monday. "We are pitiful", Bentle...

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White House decides to keep visitor records secret

President Donald Trump's administration announced they will no longer disclose records pertaining to who visits the White House, a decision that watchdog groups say will only serve to erode trust in...

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Judge denies request to delay hearing on Baltimore police

While local officials said Tuesday that an examination of North Charleston's police force remains on track, it's unclear whether a new U.S. Department of Justice mandate will affect the reform eff...

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Police say 9 shot early Sunday in Ohio club, 2 critical

Police say 9 shot early Sunday in Ohio club, 2 critical

According to police, the victims who were able to be interviewed told officers they did not see anything. The shooting comes on the heals of the March 26 mass shooting at the Cameo Night Club in Cin...

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FHP: 14-year-old crashes SUV, several seriously injured

FHP: 14-year-old crashes SUV, several seriously injured

A Florida Highway Patrol trooper was in the right place at the right time to catch a hit-and-run driver on Friday, according to the agency. Troopers said De Jesus was driving a 2000 Ford Explorer west...

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Deal doubtful on new GOP health plan; could raise premiums

Jan Schakowsky of IL said. Though states would have some flexibility to drop some of the essential benefits, Meadows said that the plan preserved coverage of pre-existing conditions and allows child...

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JC Penney delays closing of 138 stores by several weeks

JC Penney delays closing of 138 stores by several weeks

ALABAMA Auburn Mall in Auburn Tannehill Promenade in Bessemer Gadsden Mall in Gadsden Jasper Mall in Jasper ARKANSAS Military Plaza in Benton Chickasaw Plaza in Blytheville ARIZONA Riverview Mall in. ...

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H-1B visa application caps reached

H-1B visa application caps reached

There is a cap of 65,000 for the "general" H-1B visa category for foreign workers with at least a bachelors degree, however a further 20,000 places are available for foreign nationals awarded a master...

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WTF Moments From Sean Spicer's Latest Press Conference

WTF Moments From Sean Spicer's Latest Press Conference

The exact amount of the cut is unknown, but budget director Mick Mulvaney says the government "can't spend money on programs just because they sound good". "The president is happy" that the House Inte...

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Married US teacher accused of sexual contact with student

Married US teacher accused of sexual contact with student

According to Lockhart Police officials, the department received a report from a school administrator March 10 that indicated an educator may have had an inappropriate relationship with a student now e...

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