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W. Virginia gov. announces party switch to GOP

Justice noted that he had been in the Oval Office of the White House with Trump two times in the last two weeks, talking to the president about coal and manufacturing jobs. But, West Virginia and rural America has a series of socioeconomic problems - drugs, economy, family breakdown - and they feel like they are being ignored, especially by the national Democratic Party. Read More

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Texas makes preseason Amway Coaches Poll

Texas makes preseason Amway Coaches Poll

Leading the way in the poll was Alabama, followed by Ohio State at No. 2 and Florida State at No. 3. Four more firsts went to Florida State, which checks in at No. 9 MI and No. 10 Wisconsin. A sure sign of college football's imminent arrival is the preseason top 25 polls. USC's only Pac-12 South foe to make the preseason ranking was Utah at No. Read More

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Man Allegedly Held Girlfriend, 2 Kids Captive for 2 Years

Man Allegedly Held Girlfriend, 2 Kids Captive for 2 Years

When deputies got to the home, they met Moore who appeared to be reluctant to let them inside. The sheriff's office said the victims told deputies that they had not been allowed to leave the home for at least two years. She is receiving treatment for health conditions that have been left untreated for years, according to the Spotsylvania Sheriff's Office. She said Moore told her the woman was handicapped. Read More

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President Trump in hot water again

President Trump in hot water again

In his initial statement , the younger Trump said he and the lawyer primarily discussed adoptions of Russian children. The White House and Donald Trump , Jr. "The president weighed in as any father would do based on the limited information he had". Trump worked with aides on the statement on Air Force One while returning to the US from the Group of 20 Summit in Hamburg on July 8 . Read More

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Fox News allegedly published a fake article in favor of Trump

Fox News allegedly published a fake article in favor of Trump

Wheeler's not talking to reporters now, but the lawsuit alleges Fox ruined his reputation with two false quotes, including "My investigation shows someone within the D.C. The interview closed with Butowsky saying he wanted to come back and say more, while Cuomo said he wants to see everything that Butowsky is promising to deliver to document his defense against Wheeler's claims. Read More

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Criminal case launched after shooting in Moscow Regional Court

Criminal case launched after shooting in Moscow Regional Court

The members of the GTA Gang, which took its name after a computer game, are charged with the murders of auto drivers in the Moscow and neighboring Kaluga regions in 2012 and 2014, Russian media reports. The incident took place before a hearing for a gang of nine who are suspected of killing more than a dozen motorists, authorities said. I saw a wounded woman bailiff, her face (covered) in blood. Read More

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Tactics, events that defined Joe Arpaio's career as sheriff

Tactics, events that defined Joe Arpaio's career as sheriff

Since Penzone took over, the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office has announced that tent city prison, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio's pride and joy, is in the midst of being dismantled and should be completely closed within six months. "'The ruling essentially recognizes that local police lack the constitutionally-required evidence to detain or arrest undocumented immigrants who entered the country without inspection or who overstayed a visa", said Thomas Saenz, president and general counsel of ... Read More

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Photo of Scaramucci, Priebus in Oval Office lights up social media

Photo of Scaramucci, Priebus in Oval Office lights up social media

Priebus, a former chairman of the Republican National Committee, had been named to the post in part to bring political experience to the Trump White House . Just a month after winning the presidential election, Trump picked Kelly, a retired general, to be his DHS secretary, trusting him to help carry out one of the central missions of his campaign: increased immigration enforcement. Read More

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Death toll rises as Venezuela strike enters second day

Death toll rises as Venezuela strike enters second day

With the approach of controversial elections on Sunday of a 545-seat Constituent Assembly to rewrite the constitution, the opposition and the Maduro government skirmished in the streets. US officials say the Venezuelan government could face additional sanctions that could hit the country's oil industry. Maduro critics also held an unofficial vote on July 16 to demonstrate public opposition. Read More

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European Union concerned over United States bill on Russian Federation sanctions

Proposed measures include fines for foreign companies that aid Moscow in building energy export pipelines such as the the Nord Stream 2, a €9.5bn (£85bn) project to carry Russian gas across the Baltic and into north Europe. "We therefore call on the US Congress/authorities to engage with the partners, including the European Union, to ensure coordination and to avoid any unintended consequences of the measures discussed". Read More

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Israeli army prepares for protracted violence in West Bank

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday warned of intervention by the Muslim global community over the metal detectors and ensuing clashes between Palestinian protestors and the Israeli troops. Israel's police reopened the mosque two days later, after installing metal detectors and surveillance cameras at the entrance of the Al-Aqsa mosque compound. Read More

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Police chief resigns, U.S. protesters confront mayor in Australian's slaying

Police chief resigns, U.S. protesters confront mayor in Australian's slaying

Hodges declared that new leadership was needed and said she accepted Harteau's resignation after the two had a conversation about it. Hodges pledged to move the city forward. Harteau has spent her career with the department, starting as a beat cop in 1987 when she was 22. Hodges faces a tough re-election contest. Clad in pajamas, Damond, an Australia native, approached the responding police auto on the driver's side. Read More

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Duterte to US Congress: Clean your own backyard first

Duterte to US Congress: Clean your own backyard first

Despite criticism from human rights advocates, President Duterte still enjoys high popularity and trust ratings among Filipinos based on recent surveys. In May, two USA senators filed a bill seeking to restrict the export of firearms to the Philippines amid questions over the drug war. During the hearing, California's 14th Congressional District lawmaker Karen Lorraine Jacqueline Speier, a member of the US Congress commission, condemned the "murderous, extrajudicial" campaign of Duterte ... Read More

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Trump helps commission USS Gerald R. Ford, newest aircraft carrier

Trump helps commission USS Gerald R. Ford, newest aircraft carrier

Soon after, the captain was informed that the "ship is manned and ready and reports for duty to the fleet". It's named for the 38th president, who rose to the rank of lieutenant commander in the Navy in World War II. Ford became president in the aftermath of the Watergate scandal and served in the country's highest office from 1974-1977. Docked at Naval Station Norfolk, the USS Ford will eventually house about 2,600 sailors, 600 fewer than the previous generation of aircraft carriers. Read More

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