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Senate passes teacher raise of 4 percent over 3 years

Senate passes teacher raise of 4 percent over 3 years

Mark Kinner of Sheridan, who said the last couple of days have been taken up with discussions of the budget bill. The Senate on Wednesday voted 29-12 to approve the measure, despite debate from Sena...

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Key Topics of International Petroleum Week: Saudi Gas, OPEC Deal, Shale Oil

Key Topics of International Petroleum Week: Saudi Gas, OPEC Deal, Shale Oil

The idea of extending cooperation beyond 2018 when the current oil cut agreement expires has prompted many analysts to say that OPEC and Russian Federation are effectively creating a wider super group...

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Donald Trump Directs Justice Department To Ban Bump Stock Modifications For Guns

But there is something curious happening over at the VA: the White House installed a new chief of staff at the VA, something Shulkin would normally do. "How many schools - how many children ha...

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US Embassy in Montenegro Is Attacked, but Only Attacker Is Killed

US Embassy in Montenegro Is Attacked, but Only Attacker Is Killed

It said the device was most probably a hand grenade but didn't say whether it was the same device which killed the person. The U.S. Embassy in Montenegro was hit by a grenade-wielding suicide ...

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Mikaela Shiffrin relaxed after pulling out of Olympic downhill race

Mikaela Shiffrin relaxed after pulling out of Olympic downhill race

The last women's super-G champ who skipped the downhill at the same Winter Games was Diann Roffe of the U.S.in 1994. But it is so much more than that. "I like knowing what times my competitors get...

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At least 25 injured after explosion on ferry in Mexico

At least 25 injured after explosion on ferry in Mexico

Embassy in Mexico said in the evening that it was aware of seven Americans hurt in the incident, while Canada's diplomatic mission said it had not received any information that any of its citizens wer...

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Florida lawmakers declare porn health risk but block ban on assault weapons

Florida lawmakers declare porn health risk but block ban on assault weapons

The Republican-majority Florida House of Representatives Tuesday afternoon officially passed a bill declaring pornography a health risk - especially to teens - just one hour after refusing to take...

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Trump blames Sessions for not probing Obama over election meddling

Trump's tweet storm continued on Tuesday, when the president claimed one of the 19 women accusing him of sexual misconduct had made up a story published that morning in the Washington Post . During ...

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Ivanka Trump to lead United States delegation at Winter Olympics closing ceremony

Ivanka Trump said in a statement that she is honored, and looks forward to congratulating Team USA and celebrating all that the athletes have achieved. Ms. Trump will be accompanied by White House pre...

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Rain continues Wednesday morning, but end in sight this afternoon

Rain continues Wednesday morning, but end in sight this afternoon

The National Weather Service office in northern in near Syracuse said Fort Wayne was on track for record rainfall and moderate river flooding before this week's storm systems exit the area Thursday. T...

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Pennsylvania's new congressional map: Less skewed, but mostly noncompetitive

Pennsylvania's new congressional map: Less skewed, but mostly noncompetitive

US Senator Pat Toomey spoke to reporters in the state Capitol rotunda and threw his support behind GOP lawmakers lobbying against the Pennsylvania Supreme Court's redistricting decision . One of ...

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New Zealand's public sector ranked least corrupt in the world

New Zealand's public sector ranked least corrupt in the world

Malaysia has taken a beating in the latest global index on corruption released by Transparency International , dropping six places last year to be ranked 62 among 180 countries, its worst performance...

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Florida school shooting: Sessions orders 'immediate' review of Federal Bureau of Investigation

Cruz, whose obsession with guns became widely known in wake of the tragedy, was a top member of his former school's four-member air rifle team, his former team members said, as reported by AP. It ...

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Abbas, at United Nations, calls for ME peace conference

Abbas, at United Nations, calls for ME peace conference

He went far beyond that, though. Haley said that she knows Abbas "was very unhappy with the decision to move our embassy to Jerusalem". "Putting forward old talking points and entrenched and undevelop...

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Students rally for action on guns outside US Capitol

Students rally for action on guns outside US Capitol

I mean, in business, that's what you have to do", Scott said. At the governor's office, students tried to deliver boxes of petitions . By 2 p.m., several students began boarding buses back to sou...

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At least 44 dead after bus hurtles down cliff in southern Peru

At least 44 dead after bus hurtles down cliff in southern Peru

More than 50 people died in Peru when another bus fell off a cliff last month. The regional head of civil defense for Arequipa , Jacqueline Choque, said that there was no exact headcount for the nu...

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TripAdvisor reveals Europe's best beaches… and Bournemouth is at number FIVE

TripAdvisor reveals Europe's best beaches… and Bournemouth is at number FIVE

ITALY, Spain, Greece, France. when it comes to beaches, Europe is truly spoilt for choice. Grace Bay in Turks and Caicos has reclaimed the top spot in TripAdvisor's annual Traveller's Choice awar...

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Russians Charged With Interfering in the 2016 Election

Russians Charged With Interfering in the 2016 Election

The indictment charged all of the Russian nationals and entities with conspiracy to defraud the United States, as well as three defendants with conspiracy to commit wire fraud and bank fraud, and...

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Trump directs DOJ to ban 'bump stock' gun accessories

The gun control debate took on a new urgency after 17 young students were killed at a school in Florida last week. "The key in all of these efforts is that we can not merely take actions that make u...

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Winter Weather Advisories Call for More Lowland Snow Through Friday

Winter Weather Advisories Call for More Lowland Snow Through Friday

Temperatures for Hood River will hover around freezing during the daytime, with a low of 21 degrees Tuesday night. In Mason City, forecasters are predicting between a tenth and two-tenths of an inch...

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John Worboys: Met Police loses 'landmark' Supreme Court case

John Worboys: Met Police loses 'landmark' Supreme Court case

However, the police later appealed saying they shouldn't be held accountable in these kinds of cases. "I can take one, I can't take 100". The two women claimed detectives did not believe them when t...

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President Trump says he's urging action to ban devices like bump stocks

President Trump says he's urging action to ban devices like bump stocks

He added that school safety is his administration's top priority. Trump's announcement comes nearly one week after the Florida school shooting that left 17 people dead. The White House did n...

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U.S. intelligence sees Duterte as threat to democracy in Southeast Asia

U.S. intelligence sees Duterte as threat to democracy in Southeast Asia

Democracy and human rights in many Southeast Asian nations will remain fragile in 2018 because of autocratic tendencies, rampant corruption and cronyism, the U.S. " We view this declaration from no le...

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North Korea's propaganda princess, Kim Yo Jong, is reportedly pregnant

Vice President Mike Pence was supposed to have a secret meeting with North Korean officials while he was in South Korea for the Winter Olympics , but North Korea canceled at the last minute. Bush a...

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Schumer Calls Universal Background Checks Top Priority on Guns

Schumer Calls Universal Background Checks Top Priority on Guns

Gun ownership is protected by the Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution and remains one of the nation's more divisive issues. United President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he has directed ...

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Off-duty Maryland police officer killed protecting woman in danger

Off-duty Maryland police officer killed protecting woman in danger

A Maryland police officer was fatally shot while attempting to help a woman threatened in a domestic disturbance. The suspect, identified as Robert Hollie, also died. A U.S. Marine Corps veteran, he...

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Press Secretary Confirms Russia Meddled, Then Calls Evidence a 'Hoax'

Press Secretary Confirms Russia Meddled, Then Calls Evidence a 'Hoax'

What he's saying is it didn't have an impact, and it certainly wasn't with help from the Trump campaign . Asked why Trump hasn't condemned Russia , Sanders said , "He has been tougher on Russia ...

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Winter Olympics 2018: Marit Bjoergen, America women make history at PyeongChang Games

Winter Olympics 2018: Marit Bjoergen, America women make history at PyeongChang Games

Bjoergen helped the Norwegian women win the 4x5-kilometer cross-country relay on Saturday to take home her 13th career medal, tying her with Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen for the most Wi...

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Trump Jr visiting India as private U.S. citizen: state dept

Trump Jr visiting India as private U.S. citizen: state dept

In the interview, Trump Jr. said he recognized that "there are hardships" among India's poorest people, but said that their seemingly positive attitude was an indicator of the "future potential" of th...

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Police say 11-year-old planned to hurt students

Police say 11-year-old planned to hurt students

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said a security guard at El Camino High School in Whittier, located east of Los Angeles, overheard the student threaten to open fire on the school Friday. I...

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