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Search continues for cobra that escaped from Florida home

Search continues for cobra that escaped from Florida home

The incident follows a September 2015 episode in which an 8-foot king cobra named Elvis escaped from a home near an elementary school in Orlando, Click Orlando reported. Chad Weber said, "We're urgi...

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Snow predicted Monday night to Wednesday morning

Snow predicted Monday night to Wednesday morning

On Friday the forecast is for snow mainly before 1:00pm with a high near 36° and wind chill values between 25 and 30 miles per hour. Friday night , Hotz said temperatures are expected to drop t...

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Staples To Close 70 Stores As Sales Fall

Staples To Close 70 Stores As Sales Fall

Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLS) reached at $8.96 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is -2.22%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is -2.22% whil...

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House panel to probe possible Trump campaign Russian Federation contacts: Schiff

Let's just establish that talking to Russia's ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak, or anyone else at the Russian Embassy is not inherently problematic. "At this point, the director was not...

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Betsy DeVos sparks ire by linking historically black colleges with 'school choice'

Monday evening, the Education Department issued a statement from Education Secretary Betsy DeVos that has infuriated many advocates for historically black colleges. THE FACTS: Historically black ...

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Puzder withdraws nomination due to lack of Senate support

Puzder withdraws nomination due to lack of Senate support

In a sstatement, Pudzer said he was "honoured to have been considered by President Donald Trump" to head up the Labor Department. The withdrawal adds to the chaos surrounding Trump's first three w...

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CMS unveils proposed rule to shore up ACA exchanges

We will be a sicker community and local taxpayers will foot the bill . Prove to the people of Kansas that they were not wrong to place their faith in you...that you have accepted that grave and i...

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What to expect in W.Va. public schools

What to expect in W.Va. public schools

DeVos' visit was publicized by Washington Teachers' Union president Elizabeth Davis yesterday, who urged protesters to meet DeVos at the school. 'Keep giving money to senators and buying your way ...

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Courts Stay Trump's Order Targeting Muslims, but Confusion Reigns

All three governors from Delmarva have weighed in on President Trump's travel ban, with Gov. John Carney (D) and Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) speaking out against it. Comstock's Deputy Chief of Staff Je...

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Pick To Be Announced Live On Tuesday Evening

Pick To Be Announced Live On Tuesday Evening

Sen. Jeff Merkley, Oregon Democrat, vowed to filibuster Mr. Trump's pick as payback for Senate Republicans refusing to act previous year on President Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland. Had it be...

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University International Student Centers Grapple With Immigration Order

University International Student Centers Grapple With Immigration Order

UB's worldwide community benefits all of us, enhancing the diversity of our community, our global learning opportunities and the richness of our cultural and intellectual life. Since President Donal...

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If a caller asks 'can you hear me' -- DON'T RESPOND

A scammer calls a victim and says "Can you hear me?" hoping they respond "yes". Police say scammers record your "yes" response. Authorities in Virginia say the question is aimed at getting unsus...

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Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law

Supreme Court rejects Texas appeal over voter ID law

Roberts noted that a lower court is still attempting to determine how Texas must adapt its voter ID law to compensate for discriminatory effects the judges found the law had on black and Hispanic ci...

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Robbery suspect shot, several others wounded at San Antonio mall

Robbery suspect shot, several others wounded at San Antonio mall

That suspect, identified by police as Jason Matthew Prieto , was eventually taken into custody. When Murphy tried to stop the men from fleeing, one of them shot him, McManus said at a news confer...

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First day of Syria peace talks end without breakthrough

First day of Syria peace talks end without breakthrough

But Mr Assad has insisted that rebels lay down their arms in exchange for an amnesty deal, and called for a "comprehensive" political solution to a conflict that has killed more than 310,000 and displ...

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Volunteers in DC Gave Out 8000 Free Joints on Inauguration Day

Volunteers in DC Gave Out 8000 Free Joints on Inauguration Day

Jeff Sessions , President Donald Trump's choice for USA attorney general, will be "taking us back to the Dark Ages" because Session opposes the legalization of cannabis. Our message to Trump is: "Le...

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Congressmen battle over painting depicting police as pigs

He doubted that any high school student would submit such a painting as part of the competition. The painting, which depicts a pig in a police uniform aiming a gun at a protester, is now hanging on ...

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Electoral College Defectors Maintained Contact With Hillary Campaign

The electoral votes already have been assigned to a candidate. Four of the "faithless" electors came from Washington , a state won by Clinton. Clinton is the fifth presidential candidate to w...

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Police Officer Stops Speeding Student, Then Fixes His Tie

Police Officer Stops Speeding Student, Then Fixes His Tie

Instead, he got help with his tie. " I have to get a tie tied ". Pretty standard issue thing for a cop to do, but Keeney did have a reasonable excuse for running the speed limit, as he was late for ...

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Wisconsin's Electoral College members cast 10 votes for Donald Trump

Wisconsin's Electoral College members cast 10 votes for Donald Trump

It's Inauguration Day, Jan. 20, and the president-elect is sworn in as president of the United States. The protest Monday was part of a national demonstration against the election of Trump, as Elec...

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Dozens Dead in Siberia from Drinking Bath Oil: How Methanol Kills

Officials in the city are going house-to-house in search for more victims. Russian media reported that nine other people remained in hospital in serious conditions, also suffering alcohol poisonin...

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As snow keeps falling, another large storm is on the way

Friday until 9 p.m. Saturday. Coupled with the brisk winds, dangerously cold wind chills of -25 to -35 degrees are expected. Expect a slight warm up during the snowstorm. A quick blip of snow will b...

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FBI Backs CIA Assessment Of Russia's Election Meddling

FBI Backs CIA Assessment Of Russia's Election Meddling

The CIA based its conclusion about Russia hacking to influence the election not on irrefutable evidence but largely on its analysis of the fact that the Russians hacked both political parties while on...

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More Indiana schools rated F with new grading system; charter schools lag

More Indiana schools rated F with new grading system; charter schools lag

The Indianapolis Star reports (http://indy.st/2hs6tSq ) that more schools received failing marks this year and fewer schools earned A grades. Kay Antonelli, assistant superintendent for instruction ...

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Wind Chill Advisory for the Quad Cities

Wind Chill Advisory for the Quad Cities

It has also issued a winter storm watch from Friday afternoon through Saturday morning. Blizzard Warning: Issued for winds of +35 miles per hour, with falling or blowing snow reducing visibiliti...

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After mistrial, slain man's family still expects justice

After mistrial, slain man's family still expects justice

Solicitor Scarlett Wilson says she'll retry the case. Slager also faces a federal trial , which is scheduled for next year. Scott's family called for calm at the time , which is thought to have he...

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Donald Trump selects Scott Pruitt to head EPA

But President-elect Donald Trump's first appointments suggest that he is still interested in denying climate change and appears to be working to destroy the agencies the U.S. "Respect for private pr...

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Democrats reelect Pelosi House minority leader

Democrats reelect Pelosi House minority leader

U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan on Wednesday fell short in his longshot bid to unseat longtime Democratic House leader Nancy Pelosi. "Let's get to work", Pelosi wrote on Twitter after the vote. Democrats hoped t...

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Missing Indiana woman's remains found after estranged husband arrested, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

Missing Indiana woman's remains found after estranged husband arrested, Federal Bureau of Investigation says

Rachael Madison told police that she and Jarvis Madison had driven from Louisville to Evansville before heading back toward Clarksville, where she was able to escape. Investigators have notified the v...

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Shooter Will Represent Himself

Shooter Will Represent Himself

Under the law, Gergel has to grant a request by a defendant to represent himself in a death penalty trial if the defendant is mentally competent and refuses his court-appointed attorneys - who include...

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Donald Trump's UN Pick Was First Governor to Sign Anti-BDS Legislation

Donald Trump's UN Pick Was First Governor to Sign Anti-BDS Legislation

Pending U.S. Senate confirmation sometime early next year, S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley is set to leave her office for New York City and the role of the U.S. Haley's selection to be the UN Ambassador may be ...

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BERNIE: We need to reexamine the Electoral College after Hillary Clinton's loss

BERNIE: We need to reexamine the Electoral College after Hillary Clinton's loss

The victor of the popular vote has lost in presidential elections four times before, but some of Clinton's supporters have argued that her large lead and likely victory in the popular vote should for...

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Gatlinburg evacuated due to wildfires

Gatlinburg evacuated due to wildfires

According to TEMA , State Hwy 441 heading to Gatlinburg is closed, except for emergency traffic. DeSear said that according to reports he has received, the building is still standing. Mandatory e...

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Turkey has not given up on European Union but eyeing alternatives

Turkey has not given up on European Union but eyeing alternatives

The indictment includes 62 suspects, 28 of whom were high-ranking soldiers and who are charged with "attempting to abrogate the constitutional order, the Turkish parliament and the government" and "me...

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Texas judge blocks overtime rule challenged by Paxton, others

Texas judge blocks overtime rule challenged by Paxton, others

While CBO estimated that the new rules would extend overtime eligibility to an additional 3.9 million workers, it found that only about 900,000 of those employees now work enough hours to actually r...

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Obama hits 1000 mark for commutations granted

Obama hits 1000 mark for commutations granted

President Obama has shortened prison sentences for more inmates than all of his 11 predecessors - combined. Robert L. Moffitt was convicted of conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine base, dist...

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Police, protesters face off at Dakota Access pipeline

William Hawk Birdshead was on the frontline at Standing Rock and captured armed forces firing water cannons at them. "They're using everything and anything", she said . " We're not sure how her inj...

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Trump Announces On Twitter He Canceled Meeting With 'New York Times'

Trump Announces On Twitter He Canceled Meeting With 'New York Times'

Shortly after the first tweet , Trump sent out another saying that the paper continues to "cover me inaccurately and with a nasty tone!" Trump was slated to speak with editors, reporters, columnist...

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Universities call on campuses to offer sanctuary to undocumented immigrants

Their aim: Pressuring officials to make their school a sanctuary campus that limits cooperation with federal immigration authorities. "We have a continued commitment to make sure all the residents...

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Justice Department to 'Expeditiously' Tackle Revived Clinton Email Probe

Justice Department to 'Expeditiously' Tackle Revived Clinton Email Probe

But with 650,000 messages to analyse the process will likely continue well past election day and possibly past inauguration day on January 20. "It's pretty unusual to put something like that out wit...

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Newborn baby 'missing and endangered' after mum shot dead

Todd Ojile, head of the homicide unit. Police said that the driver of a purple Cadillac considered a "person of interest" had been found and questioned, and was not a suspect. "There has been no Amb...

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With signs of Trump backing, Ryan set to be speaker again

Also pictured are (L-R) House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Republican Conference Chairman Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), and House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA). "And we will work han...

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Adjustments key for Texas A&M rebounding against Ole Miss

Patterson will get the start in Saturday's game against Mississippi State, ESPN's Paul Finebaum reports. "I've recruiting the kid since he was a ninth-grader. - A Texas A&M victory would keep ...

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Australia seeks quick refugee accord before Trump takes office

There has been speculation of a deal with the USA for months, particularly since Mr Turnbull announced Australia would partner with the U.S. to take Central American refugees from camps in Costa Ric...

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Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route

Obama says Army Corps examining Dakota oil pipeline route

The new money is expected to get the state through December 1, should protests continue. The corps also asked that the pipeline company voluntarily stop construction within 20 miles of Lake Oahe, bu...

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Pakistani troopers start heavy shelling in Jammu

Pakistani troopers start heavy shelling in Jammu

The Indian army said it had destroyed four Pakistani military posts on Saturday along its contested border, the latest escalation of tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors. Zeeshan Nisar, an off...

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Matthew Stafford turning himself into an MVP candidate

The yards were Jones' most since Week 3, but he still hasn't cleared 10 targets since Week 2. Detroit dropped to 1-3 this month, playing poorly enough to allow weak Chicago to beat it. That's when...

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Child porn accuser drops lawsuit against ex-Subway pitchman

Child porn accuser drops lawsuit against ex-Subway pitchman

They alleged that Fogle received video footage of the girl that was captured while she was changing clothes. The suit was filed against Fogle and the former director of his foundation, Russel Taylo...

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California attorney general investigating Wells Fargo bank

California attorney general investigating Wells Fargo bank

The Los Angeles Times published a search warrant served October 5 by state Attorney General Kamala Harris' office as part of a criminal investigation into whether the bank committed false impersonati...

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Donald Trump cancels West Allis campaign rally

Donald Trump cancels West Allis campaign rally

Trump has made crude comments objectifying little girls. Trump didn't mention the rift between the two. Studies have shown voter fraud is very rare in the U.S. Ryan spokesperson AshLee Strong said...

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