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Police probe announced; no charges in 2nd shooting

Cook County State's Attorney Anita Alvarez announced Mond... While Mayor Rahm Emanuel originally said a federal civil rights investigation would be "misguided", after Monday's announcement he released a statement saying in part "our mutual go...

Baby boy born in Uber cab in Delhi named after firm

The woman, Babli was picked from Devli in South Delhi by Shahnawaz Khan, the Uber driver, after several emergency calls for an ambulance went unanswered on Thursday night. "The child was born within minutes and I was really happy to see that he was r...

Iowa poll: Ted Cruz leads Donald Trump

Trump said his views are not because of polls , but due to his concern on national security. Cruz is the frontrunner in an Iowa poll by Bloomberg and the Des Moines Register released on Saturday that shows Cruz leading Trump by 10 points.

Trump, Carson have months to decide on third-party runs

On “Fox News Sunday” the real estate mogul lashed out at Cruz, who has taken a 10-point lead over Trump among Iowa Republicans weeks before the state’s caucuses, according to a new Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines Register poll. "But I certainly don't w...

Walmart is taking on Apple by launching its own payment service

The retailer's app launch is good news for customers, but bad news for CurrentC, an Apple Pay competitor Walmart had backed in the past. Almost half of Walmart's online orders over Thanksgiving weekend came from mobile devices, and customers in sto...

Wal-Mart rolls out smartphone payments for in-store shoppers

Walmart Pay was introduced in select US stores and is expected to be available nationwide by the first half of 2016. "We made a strategic decision to design Walmart Pay to work with nearly any smartphone and accept nearly any payment type-even allowi...

Cruz surges to lead in Iowa in latest poll

The Des Moines Register and Bloomberg Politics poll released on Saturday finds Cruz commanding 31% of likely Republican caucus-goers in the state, 10 points ahead of Trump, who received 21%. While the poll was only the second to show Cruz leading...

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Tornadoes in Wisconsin, Oklahoma leave 2 dead

Meanwhile, northwest Oklahoma and parts of south-central Kansas are in the "moderate" risk category - the second highest - for severe weather on Thursday, according to the Storm P...

It's 'Trumpcare,' and GOP faces political fallout

The Republican, whose healthcare bill narrowly passed in the House on Thursday (4 May), said United States healthcare would "soon be great" in a tweet dismissing the current syste...

GOP congressman: Republicans 'irresponsible' to celebrate health vote

He pointed to three main areas of contention with the American Health Care Act: cutting Medicaid by $850 billion; less coverage for seniors while increasing costs, and taking awa...

Pro-Ryan group launches ad thanking supporters of House healthcare bill

President Trump tweeted on Friday. "Deductibles will be coming down". The new bill would seem to put that at risk. At any rate, it is going to take some time before the Sena...

Derby 2017: 5 horses to watch in 143rd Kentucky Derby

We have to focus on this next one and see if he can stay focused himself. "We've always taken the approach that this race is the reason why a lot of people are in the business", ...

Trump signs bill to prevent government shutdown

The problem is the extra week doesn't change the politics. Lawmakers in the House approved the measure in a 382-30 vote and the Senate shortly thereafter approved it by voice vot...

Fresno shooting suspect laughed as he recounted rampage that killed 3

A review of social media indicates that Muhammad regularly posted racially charged videos and statements. The.357-caliber revolver Muhammad allegedly used on Tuesday was stil...

Passing lane bill fails to yield in Senate

On Thursday, the House Education Committee passed an amended bill, HB 549, which will bring the House measure closer to a similar proposal making its way through the Senate. Susan ...

SUNY Fredonia, JCC officials react to Excelsior Scholarship

As a result of the various exceptions and restrictions attached to Cuomo's widely hailed program, officials acknowledged that as few as 32,000 students might take advantage of the ...

Your tax return isn't due by tomorrow

Image source: Getty Images. Taxpayers have until the tax deadline to contribute to an individual retirement account (IRA). The run-up in federal spending amounts to a 3,000 per...

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Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

Easter Egg Hunt Egg-stravaganza!

Tickets at the door are $12 for general admission, $10 for seniors, $5 for students. Leland Parks and Recreation held their third annual Night Hunt for adults-only (21 and up) Th...

Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

Former Trump campaign chairman to register as foreign agent

In a statement issued on Wednesday, Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni said that the former Trump adviser has been in discussions with federal authorities since before the election ...

Congressman: Freedom Caucus members would vote against Ten Commandments

Congressman: Freedom Caucus members would vote against Ten Commandments

When Trump was drawing up his list of potential Supreme Court nominees previous year , he said he was relying on guidance from Heritage and the Federalist Society, an influential...

GOP Health Deal Elusive As House To Take Easter Break

Conservatives are facing pushback from other lawmakers as they seek to allow states to apply for waivers to repeal ObamaCare protections for people with pre-existing conditions, ...

White House officials offer change to health care bill

Shares of USA hospital operators dropped on Tuesday as Republicans sought to revive plans to dismantle the Affordable Care Act that has benefited the companies. About 2 in 3 were ...

McCaskill, Accusing Gorsuch of 'Stunning Lack of Humanity,' Backs Filibuster

But with Democratic leaders nearly certainly set to enact a filibuster, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will likely have to invoke the "nuclear" option and rewrite the Sena...

Gonzaga, UNC, Oregon, USC to hold open Final Four practices

And it's not easy to get here, but it's easier at those two places , and I'm not trying to be humble, I'm being what I think is truthful. Berry said Thursday in the North Caroli...

Gonzaga holds off South Carolina 77-73 in Final Four

The current Ducks defeated No. 1 Kansas in the Elite 8. Opponents have shot a combined 39.9 percent from the field against the Gamecocks, averaging 17 turnovers per game. This is t...

Defense key for Gonzaga, South Carolina

North Carolina cleans up almost 42 percent of its misses, so their best offensive play is often a missed shot. In addition, Gonzaga , a 2018 Maui Jim Maui Invitational participan...