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Twitter suspends several alt-right accounts

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Twitter has suspended multiple prominent accounts associated with the alt-right movement, a loosely organised group that espouses far-right ideologies including white nationalism. Southern Poverty Law Center spokeswoman Heidi Beirich told USA Today that the center asked Twitter to remove more than 100 accounts of white supremacists who have violated the company's terms of service but as of Monday, Twitter had done nothing. Read More »

Prosecutors to investigate Park next week

It will be the first time ever for a sitting president to be questioned by prosecutors. Following Saturday's protests, a spokesman for President Park said Sunday that she had "heard the voices of the people yesterday with gravity and deeply realizes the seriousness of the current situation". Read More »

Is Donald Trump already walking away from campaign promises?

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Trump's presidential transition website makes the same claim . "Obamacare is failing. It must be replaced". Yet in an interview Friday with The Wall Street Journal , Trump appeared to soften his stand on Obamacare just as he appears to be downplaying some of his other highly controversial campaign pledges, such as barring all Muslims from the country and building a wall along the southern border. Read More »

Teen gets Thanksgiving invite when a grandma texts him by mistake

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There's always plenty of food at Grandma's house, particularly on Thanksgiving Day. Jamal Hinton , 17, was in class at Desert Vista High School when his phone went off with the invitation. "That's what grandma's do. feed every one". "I texted back and I said 'who is this?' And she was like, 'it's your grandma.' Hinton told CNN affiliate KNXV ". Read More »

#22 Creighton Knocks Off #9 Wisconsin

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Creighton's strategy worked as UW took 39 three-pointers, second most in school history, and had only five free throw attempts. The Bluejays scored the game's first eight points, and Foster was a big reason why as he drilled a pair of 3-pointers on Creighton's first three possessions. Read More »

Volunteers needed for free Thanksgiving dinner

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For the 33rd year, the annual dinner will be served free of charge to all comers on Thanksgiving Day at the Maysville Rotary Clubhouse. The dinner served more than 2,000 people previous year, as well as 330 meals delivered to homebound seniors. Read More »

Arrests made in 'Deadliest Catch' star beating

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Police found Harris with neck and head injuries in the 700 block of Highway 526 after a passer-by called 911, police said. The incident began earlier in the day, when Harris left the Quil Ceda Creek Casino with some people in a auto where a fight later broke out. Read More »

All Blacks take in Chicago Cubs victory parade

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And rightfully so. The Indians are in a 68-year World Series championship drought ― now the longest of any Major League Baseball team, according to SportsCenter. A celebration rally will take place at Lower Hutchinson Field in Grant Park at approximately noon, when the motorcade arrives in Grant Park. "That team showed Chicago what we are". Read More »

McMaster: Trump team considering him, Haley in Cabinet

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Nikki Haley is being considered for secretary of state and at least one other position, Lt. Gov. Henry McMaster said Wednesday. The two-term Palmetto State governor supported Marco Rubio during the campaign and attacked Trump's unwillingness to release his tax returns. Read More »

Clinton blames FBI director for election defeat

An internal memo sent to members of the Clinton campaign which was obtained by the New York Times notes that Comey's first letter "helped to depress turnout among Hillary's supporters" and made her e-mails "the focus of the campaign for half of the remaining 10 days". Read More »

Man arrested in death of boy found dismembered in Chicago

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In November 2015, police said Harris and his girlfriend had been uncooperative with the investigation. "We took a vehicle that the suspect was driving primarily back in November of past year, executed a search warrant, recovered the baby's blood", Duffin said. Read More »

Arrest made in the death of a 2-year-old boy

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Police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi says Kamel Harris, who is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Kyrian Knox, was once a caretaker for the boy. Before the DNA match, police in Rockford, Ill. interviewed Harris, who had reported the boy missing in that northern IL city. "The major break in the case was the fact that he had denied that the baby had ever been inside his vehicle", Duffin said. Read More »

Biden: Trump administration will stand with Israel

He is due to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Jericho on Friday. "We are determined to. prevent Iran. from establishing itself militarily in Syria, on the ground, in the air or at sea", Netanyahu said as he held talks with his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev in Jerusalem on Thursday. Read More »

A turning of GOP tide in solidly Democratic Illinois

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It's unclear how much progress the governor and leaders can make on a budget in the coming weeks and months because ruling Democrats remain at odds with Rauner's call to pass business friendly, union-weakening legislation. One way Rauner has spent his personal fortune is by helping the Illinois Republican Party. "Will Democrats risk their own political futures by standing by the most unpopular political leader in IL?" GOP Governor Bruce Rauner and the General Assembly's minority leaders ... Read More »

Paul Ryan to GOP: 'It Is Time to Go Big'

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On Sunday morning, Tapper framed the question to Ryan by highlighting the stark contrast between Ryan's own rhetoric on immigration and Trump's, first playing a clip from an April public appearance in which Ryan opposed "mass deportation". Read More »

After loss to Mexico, US heads to Costa Rica

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Matarrita tallied two minutes into second-half stoppage time to give the Ticos some breathing room after Cristian Bolanos jboosted the visitors to a 1-0 lead in the 65th minute before setting up Matarrita. And the pattern of the game brought fresh scrutiny on Klinsmann's tactical nous and whether he and his players are on the same page. Matter of Motivation - The last time the US traveled to Costa Rica , the Ticos rode a wave of emotion stemming from the infamous "Snow Clasico" in ... Read More »

Texas woman with exotic animals in home charged

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Trisha Meyer, 34, of Houston was arrested by police in Nye County, NV, and charged with child endangerment. Meyer reportedly admitted to police that the tigers were old enough be unsafe and kill, and the monkeys could be "vicious". She said that some of her monkeys were "vicious", and that one attacks people. She has permits for the tigers but not for her skunks and foxes. The Houston Press reported that the investigation came after she sold a Savannah kitten to a California man for ... Read More »

After blasting Clinton, Pence in an email battle of his own

Pence's term as governor officially ends on January 9, 11 days before he is officially sworn in as vice president. In December 2014, Indianapolis attorney William Groth requested information regarding Pence's decision to hire outside counsel, claiming Pence was wasting taxpayers' money. Read More »

Jaguars WR Hurns cleared to play vs. Texans after concussion

Instead, the Texans are 6-3 as they head to Mexico City to face the Oakland Raiders on Monday Night Football next week. So we just need to see it. When you win a game in the National Football League the way that we won that game, I think that's a testament to our players and our coaching staff. Read More »

Down 12-0, No. 5 Louisville blows by Wake Forest 44-12

Their fortunes had changed several hours later after a 44-12 rout that might also improve Louisville's playoff outlook. Clemson fell at home to Pittsburgh, Auburn was eliminated from perhaps a backdoor run to the playoff by losing at Georgia, Washington is now in the process of going down against USC, and MI is being pushed by MI. Read More »

Donald Trump lists top 3 priorities during visit to Washington

Ryan told reporters afterwards that they had "a fantastic, productive meeting" in which they discussed how "we're going to hit the ground running" and, borrowing Trump's phrase, said they would "make America great again". The anticipated show of civility at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue contrasted with postelection scenes of protests across a politically divided country. Both the president and president elect described the meeting as "excellent", a sign of rapprochement after a historically ... Read More »

In This Election, Voters United Behind Pot Legalization

Canada's marijuana industry could benefit after at least six states representing twice the population of Canada voted in favour of legalizing the drug, either recreationally or medically. Blumenauer remains optimistic that Congress will tackle a number of issues that have been vexing marijuana businesses in recent years, including their lack of access to the federal banking system and their inability to take the same tax breaks that other businesses are entitled to. Read More »

Donald Trump and Barack Obama hold talks at the White House

China Daily's editorial on Thursday said president-elect Trump may be different from Trump the presidential candidate. Met with President Obama for first time . "We're going to do it simultaneously". As of now, 689,000 individuals have signed a Change.org petition with the following directive, " Electoral College: Make Hillary Clinton President on December 19 ". Read More »

Balance of power in Congress: Republicans in control

The president-elect is new to Washington, D.C., but the vice-president-elect is not. Rep. Ken Fredette of Newport was re-elected as House minority leader and after besting two challengers, Rep. Trump. He initially declined to endorse Trump in the spring. It wasn't just the Access Hollywood video that had drawn Ryan's rebuke over the past year. Read More »

UFC's Alvarez: I think I'm going to land a big shot

The company behind the "EA Sports UFC 2" video game ran simulations for the big card's title fights to see who might come out on top. It appeared Woodley tried to turn the tide after he was greeted with boos when he appeared at the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference several weeks ago when he first faced off with Thompson ahead of their bout. Read More »

Duckworth pledges fight for middle class after US Senate win

On Monday's St. Louis on the Air , we heard from Amanda Vinicky , Illinois Public Radio statehouse bureau chief, and Joseph Bustos , a reporter for the Belleville News-Democrat, about election issues in Illinois. "I'd forgotten that your parents came all the way from Thailand to serve George Washington", Kirk said during the debate. Duckworth talked about how her family has "served this nation in uniform going back to the Revolution". Read More »