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Florida unemployment rate drops to 4.8 percent

That further drop in Florida's unemployment rate is good news because it may portend faster growth in wage levels, said Mekael Teshome, Florida anaylst for PNC Bank. The labor participation rate is the percentage of all Georgia residents at least 16 ...

White Nationalist's Wow To Speak At Auburn Causes Outrage

Cameron Padgett, identified in court documents as an Atlanta-area resident, paid $700 to rent out the 400-seat Foy Auditorium at Auburn for Spencer to speak. Many attempted to bar Spencer from speaking at Auburn and had succeeded until a federal judg...

Sheriff's deputy shot, killed while serving eviction notice in Oklahoma

Authorities are searching for a suspect who shot a Logan County deputy and stole two vehicles Tuesday morning. Logan County Sheriff Damon Devereaux told reporters Wade was shot several times, including in the face. Devereaux said Wade had served in t...

District attorney: New developments in slain jogger case

A 2011 alum of Boston University, she grew up in nearby Leominster, Massachusetts. Marcotte grew up in Leominster and was working as an account manager for Mountain View, California-based Google in NY. Witnesses reported seeing a dark-colored SUV...

Iowa gun laws expanded

Governor Terry Branstad signed a wide-ranging gun bill into law today. Many states also have enacted laws prohibiting the government from seizing people's guns during state emergencies, after officials confiscated weapons during Hurricane Katrina in ...

United Airlines boss vows to fix 'system failure' in first interview

The incident was captured on video by several passengers on the flight. Likewise, the Chicago Aviation Department has said only that one of its employees who removed Dao did not follow proper procedures and has been placed on leave . Dao balked,...

Firms object to drug use in Arkansas executions

He says he's confident everything will be handled professionally and seriously. While Attorney General Leslie Rutledge will read over the motion, her office said she plans for the executions to continue. "Pharmaceuticals obtained in this manner are...

Authorities: 4 inmates found dead at a South Carolina prison

The accused inmates, Denver Jordan Simmons, 35, and Jacob Theophilus Philip, 25, were each charged with four counts of murder in the killings at Kirkland Correctional Institution in Columbia, the state law enforcement division said. King's projecte...

Schools closed in Janesville, Milton as manhunt continues

Tuesday to a burglary at Armageddon Gun Shop in Janesville, where surveillance footage showed a man break the front door glass, police said in a statement . Jakubowski included a long laundry list of what he believed were injustices by law enforceme...

States' sheriffs: No unlawful detainers

The Sheriff's Department has said it is legally prohibited from honoring detainers, as is every other sheriff in California, due to the Trust Act. After a brief discussion about his case, Hernandez would be on his way, allowing him to maintain his ho...

Secret Service agent suspended after meeting with prostitute

The representative spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss details of the incident beyond a public statement . "The Secret Service takes allegations of criminal activity very seriously", the spokesman said in the statement. The agent was ...

Significant Severe Weather Threat Monday

Sizeable hail has been reported in Chesapeake around 6:20 p.m. The parishes and counties shaded in green are now under a Flash Flood Watch from the National Weather Service from Sunday afternoon through Monday morning. The Governor's Office of Ho...

Flint warns 31 more water customers: Pay up or lose service

A federal judge approved a settlement in which the state will pay $87 million to the city to find and replace at least 18,000 unsafe water lines by 2020, according to the Detroit Free Press . Steinberg, legal director of the ACLU of MI and a mem...

Trump Administration Invites Chicago's FOP Chief to White House

President Donald Trump, who often has hammered Chicago for its violence, is meeting Tuesday with police union officials including Dean Angelo Sr., the president of the union for Chicago's rank-and-file officers. During the campaign, Trump repeatedl...

Democrats threaten delay on Supreme Court nominee

Garland was nominated by President Obama, but Senate Republicans did not hold hearings or votes, contending the next president should get to make the choice. The Republican-controlled upper chamber of Congress is scheduled to vote in early April on t...

Census Bureau Submits Subjects for 2020 Census to Congress

Every ten years, the United States takes part in this nationwide survey which helps to determine the growth of the country and certain aspects of society which flourish or need help. A same-sex couple holds hands. All single LGBTQ people are left out...

Intelligence panel chair reviewed sensitive file on White House grounds

In an interview Monday, Nunes told me that he ended up meeting his source on the White House grounds because it was the most convenient secure location with a computer connected to the system that included the reports, which are only distributed with...

Firefighters battle house fire in Springfield neighborhood

Cook said building owner Keith Kim began trying to evict the nonprofit shortly after a devastating Oakland warehouse fire in December killed three dozen partygoers. We also spoke to residents who came down the fire escape. Firefighters were called ...

Two rounds of potentially severe weather this week; the first is today

The greatest risk for storms today will be to the north and west of Alabama in parts of MS and Tennessee, where there is an enhanced risk. The severe weather window will be from about 4 p.m. The stronger times of the storm are expected in the after...

Armed robbers, including 1 in pig mask, storm Vegas hotel

Apparently, a man opened fire at the popular venue. Some guests reported hearing shots outside the hotel. "We have some people going through the process doing interviews and finding out where they were and what they were doing." "I'm now ducked o...

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US extends protected status for Haitians until January

More than 50,000 of them have TPS. Next up for decisions are Sudan and South Sudan, where TPS expires in November. But while Haitians were celebrating, citizens from Liberia a...

The Hidden Bombshell In The Comey-Trump Story

In an interview conducted via email on Friday, Reines said Clinton strategists didn't necessarily think Trump would try to hug Clinton, per se, but might attempt to differentiate h...

Only Planned Parenthood in Wyoming to close

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland had a teleconference Thursday to address the loss of state funding to Planned Parenthood in Iowa. Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains p...

Dayton, Republicans Back in Budget Talks

The votes, 120-11 in the House and 57-8 in the Senate, came Wednesday to help end the saga of bringing Real ID to the state. "I'm glad it's here". Lawmakers agreed to shift that de...

Idaho law enforcement pay tribute to fallen officers

This year, more than 2,500 people participated in the 3.1 mile race that took runners from the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and back via 3 Street Northwest in front o...

More immigrants arrested, fewer deported under Trump

Patel is the eighth detainee to die in ICE custody since October and the second in two days in Georgia. Homan said the arrest increase came from stepped up enforcement, adding th...

Excessive caffeine intake causes death of South Carolina teen

CBS Local- In South Carolina, a 16-year-old boy collapsed then died in a classroom on April 26. A caffeine overdose killed a SC teenager last month, the Richland County coroner ...

Melissa McCarthy adds spice (and Spicer) as host of 'SNL'

After a few trademark violent "Spicy" outbursts, the press secretary took up the defense of President Donald Trump against accusations that he fired FBI Director James Comey in an ...

Aetna will completely exit Obamacare exchanges in 2018

Regulators previous year approved average rate increases in the individual market of 32.5 percent for Highmark and about 23 percent for Aetna. Insurance experts expect holes to de...

Judge rejects effort to block Confederate statue's removal

In other countries, monuments of former leaders are displayed with other statues to put them in historical context. Quess Moore said he came out "to celebrate the victory in the ...

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Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku

Twitter Launches Live Streaming Channel on Roku

Twitter might best be known as a microblogging service, but it'll soon be heading to yet another video platform. Twitter announced this week that in Q1 2017 it streamed more than...

Levee Fails At Pocahontas Threatening Residents With Floodwaters

Levee Fails At Pocahontas Threatening Residents With Floodwaters

A levee breach near Pocahontas on Wednesday prompted several water rescues. Rivers in Louisiana are pouring over their banks after parts of the state were inundated with up to 8 ...

Trump adviser to leave the White House

Members of the party frequently attended memorial ceremonies for WWII-era fascists, according to the report , and in 2008 a high-ranking captain called Jews "Zionist rats" and "lo...

8 people injured in San Diego mass shooting

Around 6 p.m., panicked 9-1-1 calls about the attack sent police to the La Jolla Crossroads apartment complex in University City . The suspect was later identified as 49-year-...

Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

Student In Custody After Bringing Gun To Middle School

There was a scare at a middle school in Mason County today, with reports of a possible active shooter on the campus. The Mason County Sheriff's office confirmed officers from m...