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Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities

Census: Texas has 4 of top 5 fastest growing large US cities Now outside the top 5, we can understand what the Whigs went through when they lost all their clout here back in '54. " Chicago's population grew each of the first three years the mayor was in office, but since taking office the governor has driven uncertainty in every corner of the state, and Chicago has not been immune from the effects", Emanuel spokesman Grant Klinzman said. [Full Article...]

One more round of storms Wednesday

One more round of storms Wednesday That's exactly what our temperatures will do to close out the month of May and head into the Memorial Day holiday. Rain began overnight , and is expected to continue through much of the day. This will likely constitute the beginning of the 2017 rainy season, and along with downpours, there is the chance for damaging winds, large hail and even a tornado. [Full Article...]

President Trump Unleashes on Fired FBI Director James Comey and 'Fake Media'

President Trump Unleashes on Fired FBI Director James Comey and 'Fake Media' In an extraordinary series of tweets , Trump said Comey - who he fired on Tuesday - "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" On Friday, CNN's Jake Tapper reported that Comey was "taken aback" by Trump's request for a personal assurance or pledge of loyalty at a dinner shortly after he took office. [Full Article...]

Police have killed almost 200 people in moving vehicles since '15

Police have killed almost 200 people in moving vehicles since '15 According to NBC News , police say that Oliver "violated several departmental policies", and that those specific policies can not be discussed as there is potential for him to repeal the termination. At the same time, the family of the victim, Jordan Edwards , is calling for criminal charges against in a case that has added to what seems like a grim fraternity of Black males killed at the hands... [Full Article...]

Kershaw, Bellinger lead Dodgers to 10-2 win over Padres

Kershaw, Bellinger lead Dodgers to 10-2 win over Padres Those three runs were enough to secure the a win for the Dodgers, as the Padres were nearly completely ineffective against 2011 SBNation NL Cy Young Award co-winner Clayton Kershaw. Said Padres manager Andy Green: "I've been aware of him for quite some time now and he took some very good swings today". The move was made Friday before the opener of a three-game series against the San Diego Padr... [Full Article...]

Logano calls Richmond penalty 'pretty severe'

Logano calls Richmond penalty 'pretty severe' Even though Logano will be officially and forever recognized as the victor of Sunday's race, the win does not qualify him for the playoffs. Logano was penalized 30 minutes of practice time at the start of Richmond weekend for swerving after the previous race at Bristol. [Full Article...]

Tennessee Teen Abducted By Teacher Was Reportedly Abused By Her Mother

Tennessee Teen Abducted By Teacher Was Reportedly Abused By Her Mother Prosecutors will likely use this information to say Tad targeted Thomas because her history of being abused made her "vulnerable". He continues to call her from jail, Jill Cummins said, but she won't pick up the phone, according to Inside Edition . [Full Article...]

Senate confirms UGA alumnus Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

After months without an agriculture secretary, Perdue will be sworn in early Tuesday. Sen. Jon Tester endorsed Perdue on the Senate floor prior to the vote. He was a captain in the U.S. Air Force, and after that career, he became a successful small business owner, concentrating in agri-business and transportation, according to the Georgia state website. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as agriculture secretary

Perdue has been backed by half a dozen former Agriculture secretaries, the American Farm Bureau and hundreds of other groups, and received largely bipartisan support throughout the nomination process. Otherwise USDA's leadership has been largely dominated by Midwesterners over the years. Vilsack served the entire eight years of the Obama administration ( one of the longest-serving agriculture se... [Full Article...]

Cassidy, Kennedy cheer confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Cassidy, Kennedy cheer confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court Voting yes were 3 Democrats and 51 Republicans. Republican Senator Johnny Isakson missed the vote while recovering from back surgery. Then-US President Barack Obama nominated Merrick Garland a year ago but the Republican-controlled Senate never gave Garland a hearing. [Full Article...]

Cuomo's New York Agenda Feeds Talk Of Presidential Run

Cuomo's New York Agenda Feeds Talk Of Presidential Run A family making $50,000 to $60,000 a year is not going to be eligible for Pell grants, yet it is still going to be hard for them to afford college. Potential students with families that have annual income of $125,000 or less will qualify for this new Excelsior Scholarship. [Full Article...]

Romney Ponders 2018 Senate Run — The Atlantic

Romney Ponders 2018 Senate Run — The Atlantic Obviously I am an Orrin Hatch supporter. Orrin has to decide what he wants to do. "If I could get a really outstanding person to run for my position, I might very well consider [retiring]", he said, adding, "Mitt Romney would be ideal". Romney, the 2012 Republican nominee for president, lives in Utah. Currently, though, Romney is on a charity trip in Indonesia. "I wouldn't want that to happe... [Full Article...]

3 arrested in Atlanta fire underneath I-85 bridge

He says firefighting crews noticed chunks of concrete beginning to drop Thursday as they were fighting the fire under the bridge and got out of the way minutes before it collapsed. The Journal-Constitution credited the news to the state Department of Insurance, which could not be reached Friday evening. The highway collapse in Atlanta forced commuters Friday to find different routes to work or... [Full Article...]

Duckworth on Gorsuch: 'I Cannot Vote to Confirm Him'

Among Democrats, 64 percent within the poll want senators in their party to stop the Gorsuch confirmation compared to 31 percent, who say the party should not stop a final confirmation vote from happening. Trump made the appointment of conservative jurists to the Supreme Court a key promise during the 2016 presidential election. When these Senators voted for all of Trump's cabinet appointees, so... [Full Article...]

City sues Trump administration over sanctuary city executive order

Leaders of sanctuary cities around the region say a new threat by Attorney General Jeff Sessions won't change their immigration policies . Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday threatened to pull funding from cities that refuse to cooperate with the federal government in enforcing USA immigration law. [Full Article...]

Prosecutor has no compassion for serial killer

Harvey, 64, accepted a accepted a plea bargain for killing 37 people in 1987, although he has admitted to as many as 64 deaths. The 64-year-old is serving multiple life sentences for the murder of 37 people, mostly by poison, in Cincinnati and Kentucky. [Full Article...]

Need help understanding what Devin Nunes did?

Need help understanding what Devin Nunes did? Citing unnamed United States officials, the Times identified the White House official as "Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council". Only hours after Yates's attorney informed the White House that Yates would testify despite attempts to invoke "executive privilege" to gag her, Nunes cancelled the hearing at which she was to appear. [Full Article...]

Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations

Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations Now, Perez faces the daunting task of rebuilding the Democratic party - and unifying the Democratic resistance to Trump. Since the November election, the DNC has been a forceful critic of Republican President Donald Trump . Another source with deep knowledge of the committee's operations confirmed that every employee had to turn them in. Progressives criticized the committee's initial makeup,... [Full Article...]

Cincinnati Shooting Leaves One Dead, 15 Injured

Cincinnati Shooting Leaves One Dead, 15 Injured It's totally evil". Police have received multiple witness accounts and are working to determine what is actually fact, according to Isaac. Police said the suspect appeared to have "mental issues". The shooting comes less than a year after a gunman opened fire at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people. Tragedy has struck the city of Cincinnati, Ohio . [Full Article...]

Virginia federal judge rules in favor of Trump's travel ban

Virginia federal judge rules in favor of Trump's travel ban Trump signed the revised travel ban order on March 6, after the San Francisco-based Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a federal judge's injunction against his initial January 27 executive action. The Council on American-Islamic Relations brought the case to the U.S. Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria. The Hawaii judge who issued one of the injunctions, U.S. [Full Article...]


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