Pence breaks Senate tie to let states defund Planned Parenthood

By -NO AUTHOR- (Associated Press) Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers squeezed narrowly through the Senate Thursday, rescued by an ailing GOP senator who returned to the Capitol after back surgery and a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence. In Congress’ latest clash mixing […]

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Man with AR-15 kills 3 breaking into his father’s home

By -NO AUTHOR- (WKRC) Three would-be burglars were killed and their getaway driver arrested after they encountered the 23-year-old son of the man whose home they intended to burglarize. The 21-year-old woman police identified as the group’s getaway driver – Elizabeth Marie Rodriguez – turned herself in to the Broken Arrow Police Department hours after […]

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A 5-Year-Old Girl Guarded A Pretend Castle With A ‘Stick Gun.’ She Got Suspended From School.

By Daniel Jennings Image source: Reuters screen capture. RAEFORD, N.C. — Make-believe is now a forbidden activity on the playground at some schools – but only if it involves a pretend gun. Five-year-old Caitlin Miller discovered this the hard way when she was taken to the principal’s office during recess and suspended. Her misdeed: “turning […]

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Report: 2 from White House gave Nunes spying details

By Bob Unruh Rep. Devin Nunes An already chaotic media war against President Trump over his claim that the Obama administration was surveilling his campaign turned completely upside down Thursday with a report from the New York Times that the source of Rep. Devin Nunes’ purported evidence of the spying came from the White House. […]

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HEROES HONORED: Two Marines Killed in Chattanooga Shooting Will Receive Heroism Medal

By GJWHG Gunnery Sgt. Thomas Sullivan and Staff Sgt. David Wyatt will be posthumously awarded the Navy and Marine Corps Medal. The two Marine Corps noncommissioned officers died protecting others during a 2015 terrorist rampage in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This honor is reserved for for acts of non-combat heroism. Military.com reports: The Navy and Marine Corps […]

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D’oh! EPA goofs on Trump climate email

By -NO AUTHOR- (WASHINGTON TIMES) The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday sent out a press release touting praise for President Trump’s rollback of Obama-era climate-change regulations this week — but the agency accidentally led the email with a blistering quote from a Democratic critic. The press release includes a quote from Sen. Tom Carper, Delaware […]

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Trump hints at ‘changing libel laws’

By -NO AUTHOR- (USA TODAY) WASHINGTON — President Trump escalated his feud with The New York Times on Thursday by suggesting possible changes in libel laws. “The failing @nytimes has disgraced the media world. Gotten me wrong for two solid years. Change libel laws?” the president said on Twitter. Trump, who has long complained about […]

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Pence casts tie-breaking vote on abortion

By -NO AUTHOR- (THE HILL) Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday cast a tiebreaking vote as the Senate moves to nix an Obama-era rule that blocked states from defunding healthcare providers for political reasons. Pence, who also serves as the president of the Senate, appeared on the floor after a procedural vote stalled at a […]

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