REGIONBUSINESSLIFE.COM: Top News and Analysis 2019-09-11, 15:52

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy

In North Carolina's 9th District, Republican state Rep. Dan Bishop narrowly beat out Democrat Dan McCready during a special election that was called after last year's midterm was voided due to accusat...

North Carolina elects Republicans Dan Bishop, Greg Murphy

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GOP’s Greg Murphy wins seat of North Carolina congressman who died A Republican state legislator has won an eastern North Carolina congressional seat and will succeed the late GOP Rep. Walter Jones Jr. Physician Greg Murphy defeated Democrat Allen Thomas and two other candidates on Tuesday in the 3rd Congressional District race. Murphy is a state House member who s...
2019-09-11, 11:26

Trump rally helped swing North Carolina race for Dan Bishop, RNC says President Trump's rally provided the last-minute push needed for Congressman-elect Dan Bishop's  victory in North Carolina on Tuesday, Republican National Committee (RNC) data indicated....
2019-09-12, 14:39

Trump urges North Carolina to pick GOP’s Dan Bishop in special House election President Trump traveled to North Carolina Monday to show support for the Republican in a special election for a House seat that’s viewed as a toss-up. “North Carolina, vote for Dan Bishop tomorrow. We need him badly in Washington! His opponent is a far left Sanctuary Cities supporter,” Trump tweete...
2019-09-10, 07:39

Trump-backed GOPer Dan Bishop wins North Carolina special election Republican Dan Bishop pulled off a narrow victory in a closely-watched North Carolina special congressional election — a day after President Trump pushed his supporters to vote for the candidate at his packed campaign rally. Bishop, a conservative who has been a state Senator since 2017, defeated De...
2019-09-11, 11:26

Freedom Caucus-backed Murphy wins North Carolina runoff Republican voters in an eastern North Carolina congressional race on Tuesday picked state Rep. Greg Murphy to be the party’s nominee for a special election, crushing efforts by some national Republicans to elevate a woman candidate.Backed by Rep. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.), the chair of the right-wing Ho...
2019-07-10, 04:52

North Carolina Regulators Seize Control of Life Insurers Owned by Greg Lindberg North Carolina’s insurance department seized control of a group of troubled life insurers owned by Greg Lindberg, who was arrested in April on federal criminal charges of conspiring to bribe the state’s insurance commissioner....
2019-06-27, 21:00

Murphy wins North Carolina GOP congressional primary runoff in boost for House Freedom Caucus A state legislator aided by hardline conservatives on Capitol Hill won the Republican nomination Tuesday for the North Carolina congressional district seat left vacant by the death of Rep. Walter Jones Jr....
2019-07-10, 07:00

Trump, Republicans try to keep grip on North Carolina congressional district One of the most expensive special elections for the U.S. Congress takes place on Tuesday in North Carolina, with both major parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party can keep its grip on a long-held seat....
2019-09-10, 19:39

North Carolina Republicans Have Bad Excuses For Why They Can't Insure 1 Million People North Carolina is among the 14 states in the nation that have still yet to adopt any sort of Medicaid expansion plan, leaving over one million people—or one-tenth of the entire state’s population—to rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities for all their medical needs. As Republicans reveal...
2019-06-19, 01:13

Republicans play down expectations in North Carolina House race – live news The special election is taking place in North Carolina’s ninth congressional district, which Trump won by 12 points in 2016Full story: Trump ousts top adviser John BoltonThe biggest Trump resignations and firings so far 10.00pm BST That’s it from me on this very eventful Tuesday, brought to you by T...
2019-09-10, 23:13

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (and Other Republicans) Must Be Voted Out In the wake of not one, but two mass shootings in his state in less than a month, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott demonstrated on Sunday neither the courage nor the leadership required to confront this country’s epidemic of gun-fueled mass murder, but rather the utter shamelessness of a Republican Party that...
2019-09-02, 10:26

Hurricane Dorian is cranking up tornadoes along the South Carolina and North Carolina coasts At least 20 tornadoes have been reported in South Carolina and North Carolina over the past day as Hurricane Dorian approached.        ...
2019-09-06, 05:52

Georgia, South Carolina issue evacuation orders; North Carolina declares state of emergency The governors of Georgia and South Carolina issued mandatory evacuation orders Sunday as Hurricane Dorian is expected to impact the coastal states later this week....
2019-09-02, 08:52

North Carolina to start Howell at QB against South Carolina North Carolina is starting true freshman Sam Howell at quarterback for Saturday's opener against South Carolina in Charlotte       ...
2019-08-26, 21:13

Hurricane Dorian floods island as it swipes North Carolina then heads north Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-07, 01:52

Catch him if you can: 'Eno the Emu' on the run in North Carolina Pet bird’s whereabouts unknown after escaping several weeks ago despite multiple sightings and a local wanted posterA pet emu, known to the residents of North Carolina and, increasingly across the US, as “Eno the Emu”, is still on the run, at least five weeks after slipping out of its enclosure and ...
2019-08-08, 05:00

What You Need to Know About North Carolina’s Special Election Voters in the Republican-leaning 9th Congressional District will choose between Dan McCready, the Democratic candidate, and Dan Bishop, the G.O.P. candidate....
2019-09-10, 16:26

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato hit a game-tying homer and Danny Serretti scored the winning run on an error as North Carolina used a marathon ninth-inning rally to edge UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NCAA regional action Friday. North Carolina’s ninth-inning comeback was interrupted by a three-h...
2019-06-01, 04:39

Police say former NFL player shot in North Carolina North Carolina police say former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright is recovering in the hospital from being shot in a domestic dispute       ...
2019-07-02, 22:52

Jackpot: More than 2,000 winners in North Carolina lottery RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Turns out that zero can be a lucky number. North Carolina’s state lottery Saturday said it set a record payout after the winning numbers in a Pick 4 game came back “0-0-0-0.” The lottery said about 1,000 tickets at $1 were sold and will pay out at $5,000. Another 1,000 tickets w...
2019-06-23, 19:13

Plane crashes into North Carolina home A single-engine plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and someone inside, authorities said. Another person in the house was seriously hurt. (June 28)        ...
2019-06-28, 22:13

North Carolina proposes ban on smokable hemp North Carolina is the latest state considering a ban on smokable hemp, a product that’s exploding along with the health craze surrounding a compound in the plant known as CBD....
2019-07-04, 22:39

NHC sees 80% chance of cyclone off North Carolina A low pressure area located about 280 miles (451 km) south-southeast of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina has an 80% chance of becoming a tropical cyclone over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Monday....
2019-08-26, 08:52

Trump-Backed Candidates Win in North Carolina Two congressional candidates backed by President Donald Trump won special elections on Tuesday night. Republican Dan Bishop beat Democrat Dan McCready in the 9th district. Republican Greg Murphy defeated Democrat Allen Thomas to win the state’s 3rd district....
2019-09-11, 11:26

Loose emu jumps on hood of car in North Carolina Animal control officials in North Carolina said an emu that has been on the loose for about five weeks resurfaced for a series of sightings and jumped onto the hood of a car....
2019-07-31, 20:26

North Carolina edges Virginia 3-2 in 10 innings in ACC DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Angel Zarate scored the winning run on a hit batsman with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting North Carolina past Virginia 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament. Aaron Sabato drew a one-out walk and reached second on a wild pitc...
2019-05-23, 06:26

3 North Carolina sheriffs to speak out against detainer bill RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Some North Carolina sheriffs who’ve refused to hold people who would otherwise be released from jail if federal agents say they might be in the country unlawfully are still opposed to updated legislation aiming to address the issue. Sheriffs from Mecklenburg, Wake and Bunc...
2019-06-19, 13:13

North Carolina teen's leg amputated after shark attack A teenage girl who survived a shark attack had her leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the incident at a North Carolina beach, she confirmed Monday....
2019-06-04, 05:52

Hurricane Dorian claims first North Carolina fatality A North Carolina man who fell from a ladder while storm-proofing his home became the first fatality of Hurricane Dorian in the state, Gov. Roy Cooper said Wednesday....
2019-09-05, 05:00

North Carolina sues eight e-cigarette makers over teen use Officials aren't just focused on Juul in their crackdown on teen vape use. North Carolina has sued eight e-cigarette makers (Beard Vape, Direct eLiquid, Electric Lotus, Electric Tobacconist, Eonsmoke, Juice Man, Tinted Brew and VapeCo) over allegati......
2019-08-29, 07:39

North Carolina authorities: Kittens being thrown off highway NEW BERN, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina authorities say people have been throwing kittens off of two state highways, and some into the Neuse River below. News outlets report the Craven County Sheriff’s office says they’ve received “multiple reports” of kittens being tossed from ...
2019-06-19, 17:01

Woman dies in house explosion in North Carolina A woman was found dead in the remains of a home leveled by a fire and explosion in Charlotte, North Carolina. (July 3)        ...
2019-07-03, 19:39

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing two HOPE MILLS, N.C. — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the State Highway Patrol says the single-engine civilian plane went down shortly before midnight on Thursday in Hope Mills. The pilot and an occupant of the...
2019-06-28, 15:39

North Carolina Democrat in House race not for impeachment RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Democrat running for a still-vacant U.S. House election he seemed to lose last year before signs of ballot fraud were unearthed says he doesn’t favor impeachment hearings confronting President Donald Trump and believes the Iraq War wasn’t justified. Dan McCready ...
2019-05-23, 20:13

Category 1 Dorian threatens North Carolina coast Hurricane Dorian approached North Carolina's Outer Banks, a string of low-lying islands, on Friday, even as it weakened to a Category 1 storm. The National Hurricane Center forecast as much as 15 inches of rain for the coastal Carolinas. (Sept. 6)        ...
2019-09-06, 11:52

Plane crashes into North Carolina home, killing 2 HOPE MILLS, N.C. (AP) — Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another. A release from the State Highway Patrol says the single-engine civilian plane went down shortly before midnight on Thursday in Hope Mills. The pilot and an occupant o...
2019-06-28, 11:39

North Carolina rejects polygamy-themed beer Polygamy and beer reportedly don’t mix in North Carolina. A polygamy-themed beer was rejected for sale in North Carolina because “polygamy is illegal.” The beer in question is already being sold in at least 20 other states, including Utah. Utah based Wasatch Brewery recently filed a request to sell ...
2019-07-15, 20:39

Shark bites 8-year-old boy off North Carolina, reports say The bite occurred around 4 p.m. on Bald Head Island, about 40 miles south of Wilmington, the village manager told local TV stations.        ...
2019-06-17, 13:52

Hurricane Dorian makes landfall over North Carolina Hurricane Dorian crawled north on Friday, skirting the Carolinas and flooding coastal towns a couple of days after it reduced parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-06, 15:26

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Every time 28-year-old Poet Williams applies for a job, his arrest record comes up: three nonviolent misdemeanors. Those drug charges have followed the Durham resident since he was 21, barring him from jobs, apartments and opportunities. “I’ve put out so many applica...
2019-05-26, 15:39

Sheriff: Five-year-old North Carolina boy killed by crossfire RED SPRINGS, N.C. — A 5-year-old North Carolina boy has been killed by crossfire between people fighting near state Highway 72. Robeson County Sheriff Burnis Wilkins tells news outlets that Alva Paisley Oxendine was wounded Wednesday night near Red Springs and pronounced dead at a hospital hours lat...
2019-06-06, 12:13

North Carolina State WR Riley out for season with torn ACL North Carolina State receiver C.J. Riley will miss the rest of the season after tearing a knee ligament on a special teams play       ...
2019-09-02, 22:13

Watch: Fugitive emu caught on camera in North Carolina An emu on the loose in North Carolina for about two months was caught on camera in a wooded area and authorities said they are closing in on the flightless bird....
2019-08-23, 04:26

Hundreds Of Rats Removed From North Carolina Home Hundreds rats and an assortment of other animals were removed from a Cary, North Carolina home Tuesday. Several officials in white hazmat suits were seen entering and leaving the home with animal cages and kennels, many of which were stacked outside the house. According to officials, there were 252 ...
2019-07-11, 03:52

Murder conviction overturned: North Carolina man released STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who received a life sentence for murder in 2011 is no longer behind bars. News outlets report 51-year-old Mark Carver left the Gaston County Jail on Tuesday. A Superior Court judge last week overturned Carver’s conviction for the 2008 slaying of a ...
2019-06-12, 02:26

Boy on unicorn raft drifted into ocean off North Carolina A boy floating on a unicorn-shaped raft drifted into the ocean off the coast of North Carolina and needed to be saved, a report said. The child was visiting from Ohio last week when his rainbow-colored blow-up raft suddenly blew out to sea, prompting a search and rescue effort, according to WWAY-TV....
2019-06-12, 05:52

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Aaron Sabato and Ashton McGee each hit two-run homers during a four-run sixth inning, and North Carolina won the Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title by beating Georgia Tech 10-2 on Sunday. Michael Busch added a solo homer in the seventh, Brandon Martorano hit a three-run s...
2019-05-27, 00:13

See it: Tornado lifts house off foundation in North Carolina Shocking video footage taken during a tornado caused by Hurricane Dorian shows the twister lift a small house off of its foundation in North Carolina. The tornado struck the beach town of Emerald Isle last Thursday as Hurricane Dorian made its way up the east coast of the United States. As the funne...
2019-09-10, 07:39

North Carolina GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard in state court over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed in court on Monday a response to a motion filed by attorneys fo...
2019-06-18, 05:26

North Carolina congressional do-over watched for clues to 2020 President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina next month to rally voters on the eve of a do-over of a 2018 congressional race that both parties expect to be close, with implications for Trump's re-election bid and lawmakers campaigns in 2020....
2019-08-29, 23:13

Boy bitten in third North Carolina shark attack this month An 8-year-old boy was bitten by a shark on a North Carolina beach over the weekend — marking the third shark attack in the state so far this month. The boy, whose name was not released, was in the water at Bald Head Island around 4 p.m. Sunday when a shark grabbed him by the......
2019-06-17, 14:39

North Carolina 'bathroom bill' settlement approved Transgender people in North Carolina can use any public restroom in state-run buildings that conforms with their gender identity under a U.S. court settlement approved on Tuesday, in the latest turn of a long-running dispute that divided the state....
2019-07-23, 22:39

3rd Shark Attack in North Carolina This Month Injures 8-Year-Old Only three shark attacks were reported in the state in all of 2018, according to the International Shark Attack File. But experts say there is often year-to-year variation....
2019-06-18, 01:52

He broke into a North Carolina home and was hit in the head with a machete. That was just the beginning A suspect in a North Carolina break-in who police say was hit in the head by an 11-year-old with a machete has been captured.        ...
2019-06-17, 08:00

North Carolina burglar attacked by boy with machete flees hospital North Carolina police were hunting on Sunday for a suspected burglar who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and later fled a hospital where he had sought treatment for a head wound before police could arrest him....
2019-06-17, 01:39

Hurricane Dorian howls over North Carolina Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian howled over North Carolina's Outer Banks on Friday, lashing the low-lying barrier islands as a weakened Category 1 hurricane. (Sept. 6)        ...
2019-09-06, 16:13

Two North Carolina men, dad killed in ATV crash at Tennessee adventure park Two North Carolina men and one of their fathers were killed Sunday after their all-terrain vehicle plummeted more than 100 feet down an embankment, according to Tennessee investigators....
2019-05-28, 06:39

North Carolina wealth manager guilty in $15M Ponzi scheme A North Carolina jury has found an investment adviser guilty of lying to clients, forging documents and swindling people out of more than $15 million in a Ponzi scheme....
2019-06-07, 23:52

Three dogs killed after exposed to toxic algae in North Carolina WILMINGTON N.C. (CNN) – Two dog owners in North Carolina are devastated — after their three dogs died within hours of exposure to blue-green algae. Melissa Martin and Denise Mintz took the dogs to a pond in Wilmington to play and swim Thursday night. When they were back home, one of the...
2019-08-13, 06:26

With Trump Hungry for Credit, Advisers Brag About North Carolina Win Officials on the president’s re-election campaign said Dan Bishop’s narrow victory in North Carolina came thanks to Mr. Trump, who told aides he wasn’t getting recognition he felt he deserved....
2019-09-11, 19:52

Hurricane Dorian leaves hundreds stranded in North Carolina The storm made landfall Friday morning over the Outer Banks as a far weaker storm than the monster that devastated the Bahamas. Yet despite having been downgraded to a Category 1 storm, it still sent seawater surging over neighborhoods, flooding the first floors of many homes....
2019-09-07, 13:52

Suspected North Carolina burglar caught after being fought off by boy with machete North Carolina police arrested a suspected burglar on Sunday who was fought off by an 11-year-old boy with a machete and sought treatment at a hospital for a head wound, but managed to flee before police could arrest him....
2019-06-17, 14:39

Trump, with eye on 2020, seeks to bolster North Carolina Republican U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a district of North Carolina in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020....
2019-09-09, 17:39

North Carolina bathroom bill: Transgender rights expanded North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper says public facilities now allow transgender people to use bathrooms in accordance with their identity.        ...
2019-07-24, 00:52

North Carolina: trans people given right to use bathrooms matching identity Settlement marks the end of a three-year battle over a controversial ‘bathroom bill’, also known as HB2A federal judge has affirmed the right of transgender people to use bathrooms matching their gender identity in North Carolina, by approving a legal settlement brought by Governor Roy Cooper and LG...
2019-07-24, 00:00

North Carolina woman accused of cutting off husband’s penis A North Carolina woman tied up her husband and allegedly sliced off his manhood, authorities said Tuesday. Victoria Frabutt faces malicious castration charges for allegedly committing the heinous act with a hunting knife at her Newport home, according to Carteret County Sheriff’s Office. ̶...
2019-09-11, 02:52

In North Carolina Do-Over Vote, a Reliable Republican District Is Up for Grabs The election in the Ninth Congressional District on Tuesday will in many ways be the first test of the political terrain heading into 2020, and of the two parties’ dueling strategies....
2019-09-09, 01:13

Dorian’s floodwaters trap people in attics in North Carolina Hundreds of people are feared trapped by high water on North Carolina’s Outer Banks after Hurricane Dorian swept through with more fury than expected...
2019-09-06, 22:52

Trump made 20 false claims at his North Carolina rally President Donald Trump gave the second-longest speech of his presidency at his rally in Greenville, North Carolina, on Wednesday night, clocking in at just over 90 minutes....
2019-07-19, 13:39

Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than two years after a 2016 Election Day technical failure, federal computer sleuths will scour North Carolina polling equipment supplied by a company targeted by Russian military intelligence. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said Wednesday that it will analyze lap...
2019-06-05, 19:39

1-year-old killed when golf cart overturns in North Carolina A 1-year-old died Sunday after the golf cart he was riding in with his family hit a pothole which caused a steering malfunction before it overturned, according to the North Carolina State Highway Patrol....
2019-05-28, 14:39

North Carolina town wrecked by Hurricane Dorian waterspout A North Carolina town was ravaged as a waterspout sparked by Hurricane Dorian spun through the area — leaving an RV park in shambles, new video shows. The town of Emerald Isle confirmed on its website that a water spout, or a tornado that forms on water, touched down in the area shortly after ...
2019-09-06, 21:13

Shark bites child in third North Carolina attack this season BALD HEAD ISLAND, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina officials say a shark bit an 8-year-old boy in what is now the third attack this season along the North Carolina coast. News outlets report the boy was swimming in open water Sunday afternoon when a shark grabbed him by the leg, causing multiple bite woun...
2019-06-17, 17:00

Settlement expands transgender restroom rights in North Carolina RALEIGH, NC — A federal judge approved a legal settlement Tuesday affirming transgender people’s right to use restrooms matching their gender identity in many North Carolina public buildings. The consent decree is expected to end a protracted lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s so-called bathroom b...
2019-07-23, 23:39

11-year-old North Carolina boy stops home invasion with a machete An intruder was stopped by an 11-year-old North Carolina boy wielding a machete. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has more.        ...
2019-06-18, 22:39

North Carolina to Investigate After Concerns Raised at Children’s Hospital The state health secretary announced an inquiry after a report in The New York Times revealed doctors’ fears that children seemed to fare poorly after heart surgery....
2019-06-01, 03:00

Tim Tebow meets North Carolina college shooting survivor A student who was wounded in a shooting at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte in April finally got to meet his hero in person before their game at BB&T Park in Charlotte....
2019-06-21, 21:00

North Carolina Democrats Are Aiding and Abetting the Worst GOP Corruption Last week, North Carolina Republicans proved both why they can’t be trusted and why they’ve been in power for nearly a decade. This week, North Carolina Democrats decided to one-up them by showing a complete disinterest in ever having power again....
2019-09-17, 23:13

Special Forces training exercise to take place across North Carolina At the end of August, Special Forces candidates in the final stages of their training will participate in the two-week "Robin Sage" exercise that takes place across several counties in North Carolina....
2019-08-21, 22:26

Bulls draft North Carolina’s Coby White with No. 7 pick CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls drafted North Carolina point guard Coby White with the No. 7 overall pick on Thursday. Executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson had said the Bulls would look for an upgrade at the position after Kris Dunn took a step back in his third season. He ...
2019-06-21, 03:26

‘A risk to democracy’: North Carolina law may be violating secrecy of the ballot Law allowing state to trace citizens’ votes breaks one of the most sacred tenets of democracy, say voting rights advocatesNorth Carolina may be violating state and federal constitutional protections for the secret ballot in the US by tracing some of its citizens’ votes.The situation has arisen becau...
2019-07-11, 11:26

North Carolina Senate panel OKs bill for voter ID denial fix RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Altered rules on how North Carolina student and employee identification cards must be authenticated before they qualify as voter identification required for next year’s elections are advancing through the state legislature. The Senate elections committee recommended on Tue...
2019-05-21, 21:52

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence.        ...
2019-06-22, 22:39

Man accused of threatening customers with pellet gun at North Carolina Walmart Police in North Carolina say no shots were fired and nobody was hurt when a man with a pellet gun threatened customers inside a Walmart.        ...
2019-08-12, 21:13

'It smells like a decomposing body': North Carolina's polluting pig farms After years of ignoring neighbours’ complaints about illegal spraying of hog manure, state officials suddenly began posting them online. What changed? In September 2016, with Hurricane Hermine bearing down on North Carolina, Kemp Burdette rented a single-engine plane and flew over Duplin county. Bur...
2019-08-27, 11:13

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest: Tar Heels a live underdog The Wildcat returns for his 23rd season in the Post. Including the 1997-2018 seasons in the Bettor’s Guide, Cat’s record in print stands at 615-520 (54.2 percent) against the spread. North Carolina (+3) over WAKE FOREST: Heels coach Mack Brown has calibrated his return to one of his earlier career s...
2019-09-13, 21:13

Analysis: Arizona State, North Carolina to rely on frosh QBs Analysis: College coaches aren't so hesitant anymore about relying on freshman quarterbacks early in season       ...
2019-08-21, 14:39

North Carolina officials cast spotlight on ‘zombie snakes’ Parks officials in North Carolina are alerting the public about a “zombie snake,” a mild-mannered critter indigenous to the state that often plays dead to defend itself from predators. The Eastern Hognose snake — usually brown or gray with dark brown blotches — is known for lying on its ...
2019-06-11, 21:26

Wake Forest beats North Carolina 24-18 in nonconference game Wake Forest held off North Carolina 24-18 on Friday night in a nonconference game played between instate Atlantic Coast Conference programs       ...
2019-09-14, 06:52

North Carolina Is Eyeing a Hyperloop One System for the Research Triangle North Carolina is the latest state to throw its hat into the Hyperloop One ring. Today, Virgin Hyperloop One announced that North Carolina’s Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA) was launching a pre-feasibility study to connect the cities of Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, and the RDU International A...
2019-07-12, 22:39

North Carolina judges throw out districts drawn for GOP advantage Just more than a month after the Supreme Court effectively punted the partisan fight over gerrymandering to state courts, a North Carolina trial court has rejected state legislative district maps, saying lawmakers took extreme advantage from drawing districts to help elect a maximum number of Republ...
2019-09-04, 04:39

Julian Castro joins McDonald’s strikers in North Carolina DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Julian Castro has joined a march to a McDonald’s restaurant in North Carolina to draw attention to workers’ efforts to raise minimum wage and secure other protections. Democratic presidential candidates are making pay equity a top iss...
2019-05-23, 18:13

Residents of North Carolina’s Outer Banks brace for Dorian After triggering tornadoes in South Carolina, Hurricane Dorian was closing in for a possible direct hit Friday on North Carolina’s Outer Banks, a string of low-lying islands...
2019-09-06, 08:13

North Carolina Rep. Walker declines Tillis primary challenge RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Rep. Mark Walker’s announced Thursday that he won’t challenge Sen. Thom Tillis in North Carolina’s Republican primary next year, a move that shows President Donald Trump’s influence on state politics and the high stakes in the 2020 congressional elections...
2019-06-13, 17:13

North Carolina man admits murdering Muslims, gets life in prison A North Carolina man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole after pleading guilty on Wednesday to the murders of three young Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama....
2019-06-13, 01:26

North Carolina explores Hyperloop One system to connect the Triangle North Carolina may be a future destination for a Hyperloop One transit system. The company and several transit partners are exploring a hyperloop that could link Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill and the RDU International Airport, near the Research Triang......
2019-07-12, 22:26

Dorian brushes with North Carolina coast at Category 2 strength Hurricane Dorian approached closer to the South Carolina coast Thursday, with the eye just offshore near Charleston, but it has weakened to Category 2 strength....
2019-09-06, 06:13

Coast Guard rescues man from cruise ship off North Carolina HATTERAS, N.C. (AP) — The Coast Guard has helped take a man from a cruise ship to the mainland for a medical problem. The Coast Guard’s Portsmouth, Virginia, command center received a call Friday morning that a passenger on the cruise ship was suffering abdominal pain. Helicopters were then la...
2019-06-15, 22:26

North Carolina: Plea expected in 3 Muslim students’ slayings DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students is expected to enter a plea more than four years after the slayings, which the victims’ families blamed on bigotry. Craig Hicks was expected Wednesday in court in Durham. A judge could...
2019-06-12, 07:52

Trump plans rally in North Carolina on same day as Mueller testimony President Trump will hold a 2020 campaign rally in North Carolina on July 17 – the same day former special counsel Robert Mueller is scheduled to appear before Congress....
2019-07-03, 15:00

Hurricane Dorian flooding may have trapped North Carolina residents: officials North Carolina officials are worried that some Outer Banks residents might be trapped by flooding from Hurricane Dorian. The water rose 7 feet in just two hours as Dorian made landfall Friday morning as a Category 1 storm. That was far weaker than the Category 5 monster which devastated the Bahamas ...
2019-09-07, 20:39

6-foot-tall Bigfoot statue stolen from North Carolina business Amateur Bigfoot hunters can rejoice — sort of. Deputies in North Carolina are hunting for the brazen thief or thieves who snatched a 6-foot-tall, 180-pound fiberglass resin Sasquatch statue from a landscaping business nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Terry Brewer, who co-owns Mountaineer L...
2019-08-26, 22:00

A Year After Hurricane Florence, Coal Ash Is Still a Huge Concern For North Carolina Hurricane Florence made landfall in North Carolina a year ago today. And while its winds were only Category 1-force, its record rainfall and floodwaters caused major devastation—especially to coal ash ponds, which can contain toxins like mercury and lead. This toxic sludge can pose a major public he...
2019-09-15, 00:39

North Carolina court strikes down state legislative map as unconstitutional gerrymander A North Carolina court on Tuesday struck down the Republican-drawn state legislative map as an illegal partisan gerrymander and gave lawmakers two weeks to enact new district lines for next year's elections....
2019-09-04, 03:26

Software firm may have exposed North Carolina to election hackers in 2016 Voting system security is problematic enough, but one company might have unintentionally laid out a welcome mat for hackers. Politico claims VR Systems, a voting software firm targeted by Russians, took a gigantic risk in 2016 by using remote access......
2019-06-05, 23:39

North Carolina’s Legislative Maps Are Thrown Out by State Court Panel A three-judge panel in Raleigh threw out North Carolina’s state legislative maps as an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander and ordered new maps drawn and approved by Sept. 18....
2019-09-04, 03:00

North Carolina man Lee Dingle dies of ‘freak accident’ with wave at beach A father of six died on a North Carolina beach when a huge wave broke his neck, his heartbroken family said. Lee Dingle, 37, was playing with three of his kids in the sea off Oak Island on Friday when tragedy struck, his wife explained. “An intense wave hit him just right to slam his......
2019-07-22, 16:39

Wild horses of North Carolina to ride out hurricane with 'butts to the wind' The majestic herds of wild horses that roam North Carolina's Outer Banks will likely ride out Hurricane Dorian's whipping winds and strong storm surge by huddling together with their "butts to the wind" - a stabilizing trick that's worked well for more than five centuries. ...
2019-09-05, 02:26

In North Carolina special, national questions intrude on local issues WADESBORO, North Carolina — By the end of the summer, towns such as this will be flooded with national reporters covering the special election for the 9th Congressional District....
2019-07-06, 08:26

North Carolina governor: One dead as state braces for Hurricane Dorian North Carolina emergency officials are reporting the first death in the state related to Hurricane Dorian as residents brace for the Category 2 storm. (Sept. 4)        ...
2019-09-05, 00:00

North Carolina Zoo worker dies after fall during ‘aerial rescue drill’ An arborist at the North Carolina Zoo was killed after toppling out of a tree during a safety drill this week, according to new reports. The North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro worker was “engaged in an aerial rescue drill” Thursday morning, and suddenly “fell 20 to 30 feet from a tree and died at the......
2019-07-19, 19:26

Suspect in killing of three North Carolina Muslims expected to plead guilty A man charged with killing three North Carolina Muslims in a 2015 case that drew the condemnation of then-President Barack Obama is expected to plead guilty to murder charges next week, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office said on Friday....
2019-06-08, 02:39

North Carolina votes to fill 2 vacant House seats Tuesday North Carolina's 9th District will vote in a special election Tuesday, 10 months after accusations of voter fraud voided the results of last year's midterm....
2019-09-10, 16:26

North Carolina man charged with animal cruelty after killing turtle in video Police say they were notified of the disturbing video via Facebook, with notices coming from as far away as South Africa.        ...
2019-06-06, 22:26

North Carolina man charged with strangling 15-year-old daughter, slitting her throat The accusations a 15-year-old girl was strangled and had her throat slit after she was attacked by her father reportedly elicited gasps inside a North Carolina courtroom Monday as prosecutors detailed the case....
2019-08-20, 02:39

North Carolina animal rescue group wants old bras to save turtles Ladies, pull that old bra out of the trash; it just might save a life — a turtle’s life. An animal rescue group in North Carolina is appealing to Americans to send in their discarded bras. Carolina Waterfowl Rescue is after bra clasps, in particular, which can be grafted onto the shells of tur...
2019-06-29, 23:26

North Carolina vs. Wake Forest prediction: Tough spot for Tar Heels There’s no need to wait for college football to kick off Saturday afternoon. Plenty of intrigue exists Friday night, including Mack Brown looking to remain undefeated in his unlikely second stint at North Carolina, and Mike Leach facing former protege Dana Holgorsen in what could be one of the...
2019-09-14, 02:52

Piedmont Airlines worker dies in accident at North Carolina airport An employee of regional carrier Piedmont Airlines has died in Charlotte after the baggage-hauling tug he was driving flipped, pinning him underneath.       ...
2019-08-13, 15:13

Election Fraud in North Carolina Leads to New Charges for Republican Operative L. McCrae Dowless Jr., who was previously indicted over work in other elections, was charged in connection to efforts related to the 2018 general elections....
2019-07-31, 18:52

With political power at stake, North Carolina gerrymandering trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
2019-07-16, 06:26

'We lost everything': Dorian closes in on North Carolina farmers still recovering from Florence As Hurricane Dorian makes landfall, North Carolina farmers have had less than a year to recover from crop loss and flooding from Hurricane Florence in 2018....
2019-09-06, 18:00

North Carolina man accused of Twitter threat to lynch Muslim lawyer A North Carolina man has been charged with anonymously threatening to lynch a Virginia-based Muslim political candidate by posting an image of a man hanging from a rope....
2019-07-04, 06:52

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette companies, alleging marketing to children North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein filed eight lawsuits against eight separate e-cigarette companies on Tuesday, alleging that the companies are "unlawfully targeting children" and not requiring appropriate age verification when selling products....
2019-08-28, 03:26

North Carolina dad swept into ocean, dies trying to save kids, officials say A North Carolina father died Sunday after he was swept out in rough waters while trying to rescue four of his kids who were struggling off the coast. ...
2019-07-17, 17:39

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina-Charlotte student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. The Charl...
2019-05-24, 17:39

Burned Down Colonial Tavern that May Have Doubled as a Brothel Found in North Carolina Archaeologists examining a recently discovered colonial tavern in eastern North Carolina were stunned to discover that when the 18th Century building burned to the ground a “treasure trove of merchandise” was trapped beneath the charred floorboards, and many of the artifacts hint at the building’s u...
2019-06-16, 18:39

As Dorian bears down on North Carolina, residents still face recovery from Florence Before Dorian, there was Florence. The 2018 hurricane caused historic damages across eastern North Carolina. A year later, the recovery is not over.        ...
2019-09-06, 11:52

North Carolina Sues Eight More Vape Companies for Allegedly Marketing to Kids North Carolina is aggressively going after the vaping industry for what the state sees as its role in getting kids hooked on nicotine. On Tuesday, State Attorney General Josh Stein announced that his office would be filing lawsuits against eight e-cigarette companies, arguing that each purposefully ...
2019-08-28, 13:39

North Carolina Election Shows How Political Lines Are Drawn. And They Are Fixed. The Republican candidate won Tuesday’s special election, with help from President Trump, but the chasm between voting groups has widened, a problem for both parties....
2019-09-12, 08:26

‘Zombie snake’ found in North Carolina can 'play dead,' officials say A snake that plays opossum? The eastern hognose snake is famous for flipping over on its back and playing dead, the North Carolina State Parks and Recreation said....
2019-06-10, 23:13

Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated because they have their own trick to survive hurricanes Dennis W Donohue/Shutterstock Wild horses in North Carolina won't be evacuated for Hurricane Dorian. The animals have their own special survival tactic, which keeps them safe during storms. When bad weather hits, Spanish mustangs huddle together and point their butts toward the winds. It works and ...
2019-09-06, 04:13

North Carolina woman used rose pruner to cut husband’s penis off: 911 call The North Carolina woman accused of cutting her husband’s penis off used a rose pruner to carry out the heinous attack — as a “message against sinning … and fornication,” she said in a 911 call released Wednesday. Victoria Frabutt, 56, allegedly tied up and mutilated he...
2019-09-12, 09:00

North Carolina man pleads guilty to 2015 murders of three Muslim students Judge said Craig Stephen Hicks agreed as part of his plea to accept three consecutive life sentences without paroleA North Carolina man has pleaded guilty to gunning down three Muslim university students, as one of the victims’ relatives fainted in court, others wept openly and a man hurled an exple...
2019-06-13, 03:52

Massive waterspout forms over North Carolina lake during Dorian: video New video captures the moment a massive waterspout — spun off from Hurricane Dorian — touched down in North Carolina. The clip, posted to Facebook by Melinda Taylor Findell, shows the ominous gray mass moving quickly across a lake, propelled by the wind. “That’s big enough that would tea...
2019-09-06, 22:26

North Carolina lion dies during heat wave, wild cat sanctuary says A 17-year-old lion became overheated and died last week in North Carolina as a scorching heatwave gripped much of the Central U.S. and East Coast in boiling temperatures....
2019-07-24, 21:13

Eye of Hurricane Dorian grazes North Carolina, floods Outer Banks Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-06, 20:26

How Wild Electoral Fraud in North Carolina’s Ninth District Was Uncovered A North Carolina special election set for Tuesday will allow the ninth district to finally choose a representative after the 2018 election was tainted by fraud....
2019-09-06, 19:39

Legal battle over U.S. gerrymandering shifts to North Carolina as trial begins North Carolina's state legislative districts were unconstitutionally gerrymandered to entrench Republicans in power and must be thrown out, a lawyer for state Democrats and a good-government advocacy group told a panel of judges on Monday....
2019-07-15, 21:13

North Carolina smashup of 40-50 vehicles blamed on heavy rain: reports As many as 50 vehicles were involved, but early reports indicated that only one serious injury resulted after chain-reaction crashes in heavy rain in North Carolina on Saturday night....
2019-08-18, 09:26

North Carolina Village Used as District 12 in Hunger Games Movie Now a ‘Historic Place’ (RALEIGH, N.C.) — What would the folks in the Capitol think? District 12 is now on the National Register of Historic Places. The Henry River Mill Village, which served as the home of the three main characters from the movie The Hunger Games, was named a historic place last month and announced ...
2019-06-22, 04:52

Virginia man, 61, dies in waters off North Carolina coast as Hurricane Dorian approaches A 61-year-old Virginia man died in the waters off the coast of North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Sunday amid forecasts that Hurricane Dorian would generate dangerous surf ahead of its arrival....
2019-09-03, 17:00

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina beach baffles experts A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and is asking for the public’s help. A passerby found the “weird” worm-like object covered in what appeared to be white thorns at Shackleford Banks on Saturday, ...
2019-06-07, 02:39

A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they wer A North Carolina court struck down the state’s legislative district maps on Tuesday, saying they were gerrymandered and unconstitutional under the state constitution. The legislature has until September 18 to redraw them. This case is going to be a window into the future of gerrymandering battles....
2019-09-04, 01:26

Deceased Strategist’s Files Detail Republican Gerrymandering in North Carolina, Advocates Say A group challenging North Carolina’s state legislative maps says that documents from the files from the late Thomas Hofeller show that Republicans misled a federal court to avoid a special election....
2019-06-07, 03:39

North Carolina store robbed by armed man in Halloween mask holding balloons A man wearing a vampire Halloween mask and clutching balloons in one hand and a gun in the other reportedly held up a North Carolina discount store during the weekend....
2019-08-07, 10:00

Hurricane Dorian Slams North Carolina With High Winds, Storm Surge Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble...
2019-09-07, 01:13

Teen girl bitten by shark at North Carolina state park beach ATLANTIC BEACH, N.C. — A park ranger says a 17-year-old girl was bitten by a shark at a North Carolina beach and suffered severe injuries. Fort Macon State Park ranger Paul Terry tells WCTI-TV that the teen was attacked by a shark while swimming around noon Sunday. Atlantic Beach Fire Department off...
2019-06-03, 09:13

Hurricane Dorian swipes North Carolina, Outer Banks island floods Hurricane Dorian briefly made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach-fringed barrier islands with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-07, 00:26

‘Weird’ worm-like object found on North Carolina shore has experts puzzled A North Carolina National Park service is having trouble identifying a mysterious, spiny object that washed up on a beach over the weekend and has asked for the public’s help....
2019-06-04, 20:13

North Carolina dad who died in freak beach accident will donate his organs, parents say As a final act of selflessness, the North Carolina dad who died in a freak accident at the beach will be donating his organs to 55 people, his parents told CNN affiliate WSOC-TV....
2019-07-23, 01:26

North Carolina beaches see 20 rip current rescues on Memorial Day, 8 fatalities this year, officials say At least 20 people were rescued from rip currents on Memorial Day at two different beaches in North Carolina as the dangerous waters have already claimed eight lives this year....
2019-05-28, 20:26

North Carolina man charged with attempted murder after attacking ex-girlfriend with machete: police A North Carolina man is charged with two counts of attempted murder after attacking his ex-girlfriend and another person during a domestic dispute Sunday, police said. ...
2019-06-27, 19:13

As Hurricane Dorian pushes north, South Carolina braces for flooding not seen in decades Hurricane Dorian beat a steady path north on Wednesday, as residents of coastal South Carolina braced for the region's worst flooding in 30 years, authorities and forecasters said....
2019-09-05, 00:52

1-year-old North Carolina boy dies in hot car, police say; 37th death nationally in 2019 A 1-year-old boy died Thursday after being left in a hot car parked at a shopping center in Pineville, North Carolina.        ...
2019-08-30, 06:52

North Carolina coach Mack Brown has knee replacement surgery done by former player North Carolina Tar Heels football coach Mack Brown underwent knee replacement surgery Monday and the operation was done by one of his former players, the team announced....
2019-06-05, 04:39

Hurricane Dorian sets sights on Canada after 'biblical' flooding in North Carolina Hurricane Dorian is on the move up the Eastern Seaboard after dumping a deluge of rain and seawaters, flooding neighborhoods and first floors of many homes in North Carolina....
2019-09-07, 15:00

At North Carolina Rally, Trump Bets on Divisive Attacks as Way to Bolster Re-election Bid “These left-wing ideologues see our nation as a force for evil,” Mr. Trump told a packed arena in Greenville, N.C., to a crowd that seemed to relish his comments....
2019-07-18, 04:52

Trump Campaigns for House Candidate in Closely Watched North Carolina Race Dan Bishop, a staunch conservative well known for sponsoring a bill requiring transgender people to use restrooms based on the gender listed on their birth certificates, faces a tough race....
2019-09-10, 03:13

Kentucky Fried Chicken in North Carolina explodes, blast caught on camera (NBCNEWS) – Surveillance video caught the moment a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in North Carolina exploded, reducing it to rubble. The explosion happened around 12:30 a.m. Thursday in Eden, which is about 35 miles north of Greensboro. Eden police said the fast-food restaurant closed betwe...
2019-07-13, 12:13

North Carolina woman, Australian boyfriend murdered along remote Canadian highway Police in Canada are investigating after a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway in Canada....
2019-07-20, 03:13

North Carolina Film Office denies that tax screw-ups are what killed the Swamp Thing Earlier this week, the minds behind the DC Universe streaming service made a somewhat surprising announcement: The Swamp Thing TV show, initially presented as one of the big flagship series of the superhero-themed subscription offering (complete with backing from horror mastermind James Wan), was al...
2019-06-09, 01:26

North Carolina woman, mother-in-law sex-trafficked 3 minors to help pay for man’s jail bond: prosecutors The wife and the mother of a N.C. man who is behind bars on hit-and-run and gun charges were themselves sent to prison after the pair participated in a bid to help the man make bail money by aiding his scheme of sex trafficking minors, officials said....
2019-08-27, 19:39

Trump rallies support for Republican in North Carolina special election, with eye on 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump is going all-out to try to keep a North Carolina district in the Republican column in a special congressional election on Tuesday that may serve as a bellwether for his own fortunes in 2020....
2019-09-10, 19:39

North Carolina sues Eonsmoke, seven other vape companies for allegedly targeting children North Carolina is accusing the companies of using flavors, marketing strategies and inadequate age verification systems to sell to underage consumers....
2019-08-27, 23:39

North Carolina shark attack victim’s father reveals how he saved daughter: 'I hit it with everything I could' The father of a 17-year-old girl who was attacked by a shark earlier this month opened up about the horrifying incident and detailed how he freed the teen from the fish’s jaws....
2019-06-15, 20:52

Poll close in North Carolina special House election seen as 2020 bellwether Polls have closed in a pivotal North Carolina special House election that will not only decide the winner of a long-contested and long-vacant House seat but potentially signal how President Trump will perform in the 2020 presidential election....
2019-09-11, 03:39

U.S. Democrat, Republican nearly tied in early North Carolina congressional election results U.S. Republican Dan Bishop and Democrat Dan McCready were neck and neck in early results from a special congressional election in North Carolina, with both parties watching to see whether President Donald Trump's Republican Party could keep its grip on a long-held seat....
2019-09-11, 04:00

North Carolina woman found dead inside home leveled by blast Charlotte Fire Department said a woman's body was found nearly seven hours after the July 2 blast was reported by a man trapped in the home.        ...
2019-07-03, 17:39

Trump-backed Republican wins North Carolina special congressional election Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party....
2019-09-11, 08:26

Trump-backed Republican wins special congressional election in North Carolina: AP Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina, the Associated Press said on Tuesday, saving a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump's party and turning back a strong Democratic challenge....
2019-09-11, 08:26

Trump to hold 2020 rally in North Carolina on day of Robert Mueller’s testimony Trump has frequently criticized Democrats’ efforts to get Mueller to testify. The president tweeted Tuesday that “this Witch Hunt must now end,” adding, “No more Do Overs.”...
2019-07-03, 06:26

Ex-NFL quarterback Anthony Wright shot multiple times in North Carolina, police say Former NFL quarterback Anthony Wright was hospitalized Monday after being shot multiple times stemming from a verbal altercation with his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend, police said....
2019-07-02, 20:13

North Carolina man used Honduran woman as sex slave, held her and her baby against will for months, cops say A North Carolina man was arrested after allegedly using the woman as a sex slave and holding her — and her 8-month-old baby — against her will for months, police said....
2019-08-21, 23:13

Trump hits out at Republican rival and heads for North Carolina rally – live President attacks primary challenger Mark SanfordDemocrats call on Senate to take up background checks bill 3.02pm BST Trump is on a tweeting tear this morning. He has now weighed in on a Politico report that the Air Force is investigating why flights in recent months have refueled at a small airpor...
2019-09-09, 16:26

Lightning bolt leaves evidence of clear hole-in-one at North Carolina golf course During a storm at Eagle Creek Golf Club in Moyock, North Carolina, a bolt of lightning struck seventh hole with impressive accuracy for a hole-in-one.        ...
2019-08-24, 00:52

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in possible hate crime The North Carolina man charged with killing three much-admired Muslim university students pleaded guilty Wednesday, four years after the slayings.        ...
2019-06-12, 21:26

U.S. battle over partisan electoral maps to face major test in North Carolina After the U.S. Supreme Court ruled federal judges cannot curb partisan gerrymandering, reform advocates vowed to take their fight to state courts that retain the power to police the practice of drawing electoral lines for political advantage....
2019-07-12, 12:26

North Carolina county euthanizes family’s dog by mistake, offers $300 and replacement animal from shelter The North Carolina Department of Agriculture is investigating after a family’s pet dog was euthanized by mistake by a county-run animal shelter, according to reports....
2019-06-15, 20:52

Trump renews attack on Ilhan Omar, praises crowd at North Carolina rally President Trump on Friday appeared to walk back regrets he’d expressed a day earlier over the “Send her back!” chants at his North Carolina MAGA rally aimed at Somali-born Rep. Ilhan Omar. “No,” Trump replied in the Oval Office when asked by reporters if he was unhappy with the chanting. “You know w...
2019-07-20, 02:52

North Carolina Senate Fails to Override Governor’s ‘Born Alive’ Bill Veto RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Republicans failed on Wednesday to override Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s veto of legislation that would have created a new crime against doctors and nurses who fail to care for an infant delivered during an unsuccessful abortion. Enough Democrats sided with...
2019-06-06, 02:00

Crowd Chants ‘Send Her Back!’ at President Trump’s Combative North Carolina Rally (GREENVILLE, N.C.) — Going after four Democratic congresswomen one by one, a combative President Donald Trump turned his campaign rally Wednesday into an extended dissection of the liberal views of the women of color, deriding them for what he painted as extreme positions and suggesting they j...
2019-07-18, 06:39

North Carolina: Republican backed by Trump wins fiercely contested House seat Contest in a usually reliably Republican seat had been seen as a proxy battle for next year’s race for the White HouseRepublicans have won a fiercely contested special election in North Carolina, narrowly escaping what could have been a serious setback for Donald Trump and his 2020 re-election campa...
2019-09-11, 06:52

Opinion: Why Mack Brown's return to North Carolina at age 67 makes perfect sense Mack Brown was out of coaching for five seasons and at age 67 it seemed his career was over. But his return to North Carolina makes perfect sense.       ...
2019-07-17, 22:52

Free to fly the big flag? North Carolina city considers rule change in fight with RV store The city of Statesville, North Carolina is considering a change in an ordinance that would allow an RV company to fly a giant flag outside of its store, a matter that previously sparked a lawsuit....
2019-05-30, 08:00

North Carolina sheriff indicted in plot to kill former deputy over racially charged recording A North Carolina sheriff was indicted Tuesday in connection with a plot to kill one of his deputies who claimed to have a recording of him using racial slurs. ...
2019-09-18, 14:00

Diabetes drug maker Novo Nordisk buys pill factory in North Carolina Novo Nordisk said on Tuesday it had bought a factory in North Carolina that would assist in manufacturing and packaging its new once-daily pill for treating type 2 diabetes....
2019-08-06, 14:26

North Carolina college student studied mass shootings, kept guns in dorm, prosecutors say A North Carolina university student who studied mass shootings planned to shoot himself and his roommate if he didn't get accepted to a fraternity, prosecutors said Wednesday....
2019-08-29, 07:39

Dems admit Trump helped GOP candidates sweep North Carolina special elections In a major victory for both President Trump and national Republicans, North Carolina GOP state Sen. Dan Bishop was projected to win a fiercely contested special U.S. House election that was widely seen as a possible bellwether for the president's chances in the 2020 election....
2019-09-11, 11:52

Bomb-making materials found in boxes for homeless donated to church in North Carolina Authorities found bomb-making materials inside donated boxes designated to benefit the homeless at a warehouse near a church in North Carolina, according to a report....
2019-06-27, 23:52

North Carolina sues 8 e-cigarette makers for allegedly fuelling ‘vaping epidemic’ among teens North Carolina attorney general Josh Stein, who sued Juul back in May, claims the companies “unlawfully entice young people to become addicted to their harmful products.”...
2019-08-28, 23:39

Trump hosts rally in North Carolina ahead of pivotal House special election The stakes were unusually high ahead of President Trump's campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C. on Monday night, with just hours to go until voters there head to the polls in a pivotal tossup special election that will decide the winner of a long-contested -- and long-vacant -- House seat....
2019-09-10, 01:39

Jewel found in ruins of Colonial-era North Carolina tavern reveals coded message Archaeologists say that the pea-sized bead, first thought to be a clump of dirt, would've been used by American rebels to signal opposition to King George III....
2019-07-11, 19:00

North Carolina father punches shark in the face to save teen daughter, who loses her leg When Paige Winter, 17, was attacked by a shark, her dad, Charlie Winter, punched the shark repeatedly. Paige survived but had her leg amputated.        ...
2019-06-05, 01:52

North Carolina Man Sues Hardees for Civil Rights Violations for Shorting Him on Hash Rounds If you look at the menu for Hardees’ breakfast platter—as you might be wont to do if you were craving a quick, affordable morning meal—you’ll notice that along with two slices of bacon, two scrambled eggs, and two biscuits sopped in sausage gravy, you’ll also get roughly a half dozen hash rounds....
2019-06-30, 21:13

North Carolina shark attack victim who had leg amputated says marine life 'are still good people' The North Carolina teenager who had to get her leg amputated after being attacked by a shark over the weekend said Monday that she has a long recovery ahead, but still has respect for marine life....
2019-06-04, 18:52

#AtHomeWhileBlack: Police Drag Black North Carolina Homeowner From His Own House After False Alarm A North Carolina man says he was humiliated and thought he was going to be killed when police dragged him out of his house wearing only his boxers after his home security alarm was tripped accidentally....
2019-08-27, 10:26

North Carolina man clad only in tennis shoes told deputies he took ‘date rape’ drug: police A North Carolina man wearing nothing but tennis shoes in a Kentucky parking lot Tuesday morning told deputies he had taken the “date rape” drug before they arrested him, police said.  ...
2019-07-17, 17:39

Descendants of 2 African slaves to spend night inside reconstructed North Carolina slave cabin The descendants of two Africans who were enslaved at a North Carolina plantation will spend the night in a reconstructed slave cabin near the same sites where they once lived....
2019-08-03, 18:39

Teen girl survives shark bite at North Carolina beach, suffers severe injuries The 17-year-old marine life advocate, Paige Winter, suffered injuries to her leg, pelvic, and hand areas.        ...
2019-06-03, 21:52

Teens now missing in Canada days after Australian man, North Carolina woman killed along remote highway Authorities in Canada are asking the public to "remain vigilant" after two teenagers have been reported in the missing in the same region where a 24-year-old North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were found murdered along a remote stretch of highway....
2019-07-22, 19:00

Hurricane Dorian slams into North Carolina's Outer Banks with high winds, storm surge Hurricane Dorian made landfall on the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, hitting the beach resort area with powerful winds and battering waves days after reducing parts of the Bahamas to rubble....
2019-09-06, 19:13

‘Still a very dangerous storm’: Dorian nears North Carolina coast as Category 1 hurricane Hundreds of thousands of coastal residents of the Carolinas fled Thursday as Dorian continued its unrelenting march.        ...
2019-09-06, 11:52

Dorian lashes North Carolina with flooding, hurricane-force winds as eyewall brushes coast Hurricane Dorian slowly stormed up the southeast coast of the United States on Friday, spitting out tornadoes, stirring up powerful waves and storm surge and unleashing heavy rain....
2019-09-06, 11:52

North Carolina woman kept as sex slave, beaten, tortured in front of children in hotel rooms, police say A North Carolina woman was held as a sex slave and repeatedly tortured in two hotel rooms and two suspects have been arrested in connection with the case, police said on Friday....
2019-09-16, 02:00

North Carolina student arrested with guns in his dorm room was planning shooting spree, police say A 19-year-old freshman arrested in his dorm room at a North Carolina university with two firearms was planning a shooting spree, police say.        ...
2019-08-29, 22:00

A North Carolina city is suing an RV retailer over its ‘gigantic’ American flag. They still won't take it down A North Carolina city says Gander RV's American flag is too big. CEO Marcus Lemonis, host of CNBC's "The Profit," says he will not remove it.        ...
2019-05-23, 05:26

North Carolina father of 6 has neck broken by 'intense' wave, killing him in 'freak accident,' wife says A North Carolina father of six died on Friday after he was struck by an "intense wave" that knocked him to the ground and broke his neck, according to his wife....
2019-07-21, 18:39

Hurricane Dorian lashes North Carolina's Outer Banks as Category 1; still awaiting landfall Dorian's winds knocked out power at nearly 200,000 homes and businesses across North Carolina as massive waves threatened buildings along the coast.        ...
2019-09-06, 16:13

Tight special election in North Carolina draws national attention, Trump campaign cash with days to go The nation's political attention will shift next week, if only for a day, from the presidential primary brawl to an unusual House election in North Carolina – where the fight for a Republican-held seat appears to be coming down to the wire and both parties are hoping to claim a win that speaks to th...
2019-09-06, 03:00

Trump said he granted a disaster declaration at the request of North Carolina’s Republican senator. It came from the state’s Democratic governor. With Hurricane Dorian heading toward the Tar Heel State, the president appeared to inject politics into the federal emergency process. Sen. Thom Tillis is up for reelection next year....
2019-09-04, 18:13

FACT CHECK: Trump rally in North Carolina, Democrats’ statements lead to heated week in U.S. politics U.S. President Donald Trump attributed statements to a Democratic congresswoman that she didn't make as he set off an incendiary week of vilification with accusations that she and three other lawmakers of colour hate America....
2019-07-21, 02:39

North Carolina firefighter honors newborn daughter, fallen heroes in touching Memorial Day photo shoot A North Carolina firefighter celebrated the birth of his daughter amid a sea of American flags in a viral Memorial Day photo meant to honor those who ensured Capt. Kevin Phillips' newborn grew up in the land of the free....
2019-05-28, 20:26

Held for More Than a Year in a Men’s Prison, North Carolina Finally Agrees to Transfer Trans Inmate to Women’s Facility After holding a trans woman inmate for more than a year in a men’s prison, North Carolina has announced that it will finally move Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility....
2019-05-28, 18:00

A North Carolina sheriff allegedly plotted the death of his own deputy because the officer had a tape of him making 'racially offensive' comments Granville County A North Carolina sheriff plotted to murder his own deputy in 2014 for threatening to publicly reveal a tape of the sheriff using "racially offensive language," prosecutors say. Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins was charged by a grand jury with two counts of felony obstructi...
2019-09-18, 04:39

North Carolina closes early voting sites for special House election as Dorian lashes state's coast Hurricane Dorian caused a halt in early voting in some North Carolina counties in an unusual House election where the fight for a Republican-held seat appears to be coming down to the wire -- with both parties hoping to claim a win....
2019-09-06, 16:13

Trump unloads on 'disloyal' Democratic House candidate at fiery rally ahead of pivotal North Carolina special election High stakes yielded some of President Trump's harshest rhetoric yet at a campaign rally in Fayetteville, N.C., on Monday night, with just hours to go until voters there head to the polls in a pivotal toss-up special election that will decide the winner of a long-contested -- and long-vacant -- House...
2019-09-10, 02:00

Hurricane Dorian traps 'hundreds' on island off North Carolina Hundreds of people may be trapped on an island off North Carolina amid rising floodwater after Hurricane Dorian made landfall, the state governor has said....
2019-09-07, 00:00

How's this for good fortune? North Carolina man wins $344.6M Powerball with numbers from a fortune cookie A North Carolina man said he chose the winning Powerball numbers from a fortune cookie his stepdaughter had years ago.        ...
2019-06-05, 10:26

'Fox & Friends' hosts on Trump's North Carolina rally: 2020 race is becoming Trump vs. The Squad The hosts of "Fox & Friends" said Thursday that the 2020 presidential race is quickly becoming President Trump against the so-called "squad," as the Democratic Party's candidates struggle for media attention. ...
2019-07-18, 20:39

North Carolina Dem candidate vows to 'get tough' with China - despite investing in company that outsourced to China A Democratic Congressional candidate trying to win a seat in September’s special election has promised to “get tough with China,” even as he invested in a solar power company that outsourced production to China and imported devices from a Chinese company deemed a national security risk....
2019-05-28, 16:13

North Carolina city files lawsuit against RV company for flying American flag out of city ordinance A battle between a North Carolina city and an RV company continues as the city fights to remove the large American flag that flies high outside of the business....
2019-05-22, 20:13

North Carolina woman, Australian man were shot dead in Canada, 'possible' link to missing teens, dead man A North Carolina woman and her Australian boyfriend were shot to death before their bodies were discovered last week along a remote stretch of highway, Canadian authorities revealed Monday as they acknowledged for the first time there was a "possible" connection between the slayings, a body found ne...
2019-07-23, 16:13

'I'm just humiliated': Black homeowner in his underwear handcuffed by North Carolina police after false alarm Kazeem Oyeneyin, a black North Carolina homeowner, was handcuffed by police and taken out of his home in his underwear after a false alarm.        ...
2019-08-27, 09:26

Italy elects its first transgender mayor MILAN (AP) — Their general allegiances may lie with Matteo Salvini’s right-wing League party, but voters in a small town south of Milan have voted against the right-wing League candidate to elect Italy’s first transgender mayor. Gianmarco Negri, a 40-year-old lawyer, was elected mayor of...
2019-05-28, 16:39

Guatemala Elects Alejandro Giammattei as President Alejandro Giammattei, a center-right businessman and former prisons director making his fourth bid for the presidency, was elected as Guatemala’s president in a runoff election where corruption and a migration crisis were the two top issues....
2019-08-12, 08:00

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev president; 500 protesters arrested Police arrested hundreds of protesters in Kazakhstan as the country elected incumbent Kassym Jomart-Tokayev president with more than 70 percent of the vote, according to authorities....
2019-06-10, 13:13

Consumer agency elects new chairman with a surprise choice The current chairwoman, who is leaving at the end of October, said she felt it was important for the next acting agency head to “be the most experienced, most senior commissioner who has previously served in this role.”...
2019-09-14, 02:26

| Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: commission Malawian President Peter Mutharika has been narrowly re-elected for a second five-year term following a hotly-contested vote, according to the country's electoral commission....
2019-05-28, 02:39

Kazakhstan Elects Longtime President's Pick for Successor Authorities named a former prime minister as the winner of the oil-rich former Soviet nation’s presidential election, a vote that was marred by mass detentions and criticized by international observers....
2019-06-10, 18:13

Writers Guild Re-elects Leadership at Odds With Agencies It has been five months since thousands of movie and TV writers fired their agents and election results indicate the Hollywood standoff will continue....
2019-09-17, 06:13

Diocese: Ex-bishop used sexual innuendo toward subordinates The head of West Virginia's Roman Catholic diocese says an investigation into a former bishop found a "consistent pattern" of sexual innuendo and suggestive comments and actions toward subordinates....
2019-06-06, 02:13

Bishop blesses new Center for Opportunity before opening TUCSON – Tucson’s new Center for Opportunity was blessed by the Diocese of Tucson Bishop on Thursday, May 30. Bishop Edward Weisenburger took a tour of the new facility before blessing it. The former Holiday Inn Hotel on the Southside will provide housing and services to the city’s homeless po...
2019-05-31, 12:26

Chilean bishop resigns after comments about Last Supper A Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago resigned on Friday, the Archdiocese of Santiago said in a statement, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper....
2019-06-14, 21:13

Guatemala elects new president to inherit Trump migration bind Guatemalans on Sunday elect a new president who will face a major challenge after the country agreed with Washington to act as a buffer against illegal immigration under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump....
2019-08-11, 08:39

Guatemala elects right-wing president amid dismal turnout Alejandro Giammattei will inherit a nation plagued by political scandal. Guatemala is the leading country of origin of migrants and asylum seekers apprehended at the U.S. southern border....
2019-08-12, 08:26

India's ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader Newly elected lawmakers from India's ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party have elected Narendra Modi as their leader, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections....
2019-05-25, 20:52

Kazakhstan elects Tokayev as Nazarbayev successor as hundreds protest The designated successor of former leader Nursultan Nazarbayev is set to win the presidency in a vote overshadowed by the arrests of more than 500 protesters. Nazarbayev stepped down in March after decades in power....
2019-06-10, 01:13

Austria's far-right Freedom Party elects Norbert Hofer as leader Hofer's selection comes as his populist Freedom Party tries to repair its credibility in time for national elections. The party is keen on a fresh coalition, despite jinxing its last partnership with the People's Party....
2019-09-14, 22:26

Ford elects KeyCorp CEO Beth Mooney as board member Beth Mooney has more than 35 years of experience in retail banking, commercial lending and real estate financing. On Ford's board, she will be on the audit and nominating and governance committees....
2019-07-10, 23:39

India’s ruling alliance elects Modi as house leader NEW DELHI (AP) — Newly elected lawmakers from India’s ruling alliance led by the Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party elected Narendra Modi as their leader on Saturday, paving the way for his second five-year term as prime minister after a thunderous victory in national elections. BJP pres...
2019-05-25, 16:13

Republican Bishop pulls out narrow win in N.C. House race All attention was focused on the 9th Congressional District contest, which proved surprisingly competitive. A Republican easily won in the state’s coastal 3rd District....
2019-09-11, 09:52

Orthodox Christian bishop under investigation over possible gay hate speech Bishop Neophytos stirred up controversy after saying that homosexuality could be transferred to unborn children if a pregnant woman has anal sex, a claim with no scientific basis and which Cyprus’ human rights commissioner considers discriminatory....
2019-08-02, 21:52

Prosecutor appeals against travel by bishop in abuse case BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — A prosecutor in Argentina is appealing a temporary travel permit for a bishop close to Pope Francis who has been formally accused of sexually abusing two seminarians. Prosecutor Maria Soledad Filtrin said Thursday that she appealed the decision by a local judge to lift...
2019-06-27, 21:13

Bishop faces backlash after tweet about Pride Month PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island’s Roman Catholic bishop is facing backlash after tweeting that Catholics should not support or attend LGBTQ Pride Month events. Diocese of Providence Bishop Thomas Tobin tweeted Saturday that Pride Month events in June “promote a culture and encourage...
2019-06-02, 21:13

Archdiocese of New York gives up fight over Bishop Sheen’s remains The Archdiocese of New York has finally caved in its long-running legal tug-of-war over the remains of 1950s radio and TV preacher Archbishop Fulton J. Sheen. The archdiocese, which last week lost yet another court round in the dispute with Sheen’s niece, said Sunday that it will cooperate in ...
2019-06-10, 01:39

Bishop to perform exorcism on entire city from helicopter A Catholic bishop in Colombia is going to new heights in efforts to perform an exorcism – as he plans to spray holy water over an entire city from a helicopter, according to reports. Monsignor Rubén Dario Jaramillo Montoya, bishop of Buenaventura, will use a navy chopper to spread the holy water Sun...
2019-07-11, 18:00

German village elects neo-Nazi, sole candidate, as council head Administrators in a German village have unanimously elected a member of a neo-Nazi party as council head as he was the only person interested in the job, prompting an outcry from politicians who demanded the vote be annulled....
2019-09-09, 18:00

Thai parliament elects Prayuth Chan-ocha as prime minister The vote keeps Prayuth Chan-ocha in power, five years after he ousted an elected government in a military coup. The opposition complained of voting irregularities in the March 24 elections....
2019-06-05, 19:00

Guatemala elects hardline president who opposes Trump immigration deal Ex-prisons chief Alejandro Giammattei says he will seek to modify controversial pact with US A conservative law and order hardliner promising to reinstate the death penalty and deploy soldiers on to the streets has been elected the new president of Guatemala.Alejandro Giammattei, 63, an ex-prisons c...
2019-08-12, 11:26

House Freedom Caucus elects Biggs to succeed Meadows as chairman Change is coming to an influential group on Capitol Hill following a vote Tuesday. U.S. Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., was elected the next chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, and will succeed U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C....
2019-09-11, 11:52

European Parliament elects Italy's David-Maria Sassoli as new president David-Maria Sassoli, a center-left Italian lawmaker, was elected as the new president of the European Parliament. The vote came amid tensions over other nominations to the EU's top jobs, which are still pending approval....
2019-07-03, 20:39

East Germany's Görlitz elects CDU mayor over AfD challenger in runoff vote It would have been a first for the Alternative for Germany (AfD) but their mayoral candidate failed to win in a runoff against classical musician and Christian Democratic Party (CDU) candidate Octavian Ursu,...
2019-06-16, 22:00

Chilean Bishop Resigns After Comments on Absence of Women at Last Supper The church gave no reason for the resignation of Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal. But it came after he said that perhaps women “like to be in the back room.”...
2019-06-15, 11:13

Rhode Island bishop sorry for saying Pride events 'harmful for children' Prelate: LBGTQ month ‘contrary to Catholic faith and morals’Pride organiser: ‘Jesus never said a word about homosexuality’ The Catholic bishop of Providence, Rhode Island has apologized for saying Pride month events in support of LGBTQ rights were “especially harmful for children”, saying he did not...
2019-06-02, 23:52

It looks like Hailee Steinfeld will be Kate Bishop in Disney+'s Hawkeye show According to Variety, Hailee Steinfeld has been “offered” a lead role in Disney+’s Hawkeye TV show, and if she accepts that offer (or if she counters and accepts a later, better offer) she’ll be playing none other than Hawkeye herself, Kate Bishop. What’s that? You thought Hawkeye was a man who is p...
2019-09-10, 16:52

South Dakota bishop to lead Saginaw diocese in Michigan SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A Catholic diocese in Michigan says Pope Francis has selected the bishop of the Diocese of Rapid City in South Dakota as the Michigan diocese’s next bishop. The Diocese of Saginaw announced Friday that 63-year-old Bishop Robert D. Gruss will serve as its seventh bishop. H...
2019-05-24, 17:39

Backlash after bishop's warning over 'harmful' LGBT Pride events A bishop in the US has received widespread criticism after urging Catholics to not support LGBT events because they are "especially harmful for children". ...
2019-06-03, 00:13

Pope urges China's Catholics to unify after bishop deal Pope Francis is urging China's divided Catholic community to come together in communion, as he seeks to heal decades of estrangement following a landmark deal with Beijing over bishop nominations....
2019-05-22, 12:39

Chile bishop resigns after suggesting there is a reason the Last Supper had no women Carlos Eugenio Irarrazaval stands down, weeks after appointment by pope to clean up church’s public imageA Chilean auxiliary bishop appointed by Pope Francis less than a month ago has resigned, just weeks after he made controversial comments about the lack of women in attendance at the Last Supper.C...
2019-06-15, 06:52

Penthouse, Limousines And Private Jets: US Bishop's 'Holy Journey' It was billed as a holy journey, a pilgrimage with West Virginia Bishop Michael Bransfield to "pray, sing and worship" at the National Shrine in Washington, D.C. Catholics from remote areas of the......
2019-09-13, 04:13

Pope Francis accepts resignation of Chilean auxiliary bishop SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of the auxiliary bishop of the Chilean capital city just 24 days after he appointed him to the post. Carlos Eugenio Irarrázabal became embroiled in controversy after he recently said there were no women at the Last Supper of Jesus and ...
2019-06-14, 23:26

Algeria parliament elects opposition figure as chairman after protesters demand change Algerian lawmakers late on Wednesday elected an Islamist opposition figure as chairman of parliament under pressure from mass protests demanding the departure of the ruling elite....
2019-07-11, 03:26

Hawkeye Series to Introduce Kate Bishop, Out Autumn 2021 on Disney+ The Hawkeye series is happening. At San Diego Comic-Con 2019, Marvel Studios president Kevin Feige announced that Jeremy Renner's time as Ronin will be explored in the Disney+ original series, which......
2019-07-21, 08:13

Pope accepts resignation of Brazilian bishop accused of extortion, cover-up Vilson Dias de Oliveira is under investigation for alleged extortion of priests in his diocese, and the covering-up of sexual abuse cases, according to Brazilian media reports....
2019-05-21, 15:26

Cypriot bishop faces hate speech inquiry over homophobic remarks Greek Orthodox cleric claimed gay men recognisable from ‘particular odour’Police in Cyprus have opened an investigation into homophobic remarks made by a controversial bishop.At the request of the island’s attorney general, investigators will examine whether the Greek Cypriot Orthodox prelate, known...
2019-08-05, 01:39

By the Book: Greg Iles The author, most recently, of the novel “Cemetery Road,” finds electronic books easier on his eyes these days: “I still love the scent and feel of ink and paper, but — we do what we must.”...
2019-06-27, 19:13

Texas bishop escorts Central American migrants across border bridge in protest of US policy A Roman Catholic bishop in Texas escorted Central American migrants back and forth across a U.S.-Mexico border bridge Thursday as part of a protest against conditions migrants face as they wait for asylum claims to be processed on both sides of the span.   ...
2019-06-28, 14:26

Panthers sign second-round pick Greg Little CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Panthers have signed second-round draft pick Greg Little to a four-year contact. The 6-foot-5, 310-pound Little has the inside track to be the team’s starting left tackle this season. He was selected by Carolina with the 37th overall pick out of Mississippi after bei...
2019-06-19, 23:52

Cyprus bishop says it’s hypocritical to mourn serial killer's child victims given country's abortion rate A Cypriot bishop recently condemned for controversial comments on homosexual men has said it is hypocritical to mourn the child victims of a convicted serial killer given the country’s high abortion rate....
2019-07-31, 17:52

Eddie Murphy’s ‘Dolemite Is My Name’: What You Need to Know The film centers on Rudy Ray Moore, D.I.Y. comedy pioneer, hip-hop forefather and blaxploitation star. Here’s the true story behind the movie and where you can watch the original....
2019-09-11, 17:26

Greg Hardy wins latest UFC fight in just 45 seconds Like him or not, you’re going to be seeing more of Greg Hardy in the UFC. The former NFL defensive lineman won his sixth professional MMA fight Saturday night, defeating Juan Adams 45 seconds into the heavyweight bout by TKO. Hardy is 2-1 since joining UFC. Adams had called Hardy out before th...
2019-07-21, 18:39

Shanina Shaik and Greg "DJ Ruckus" Andrews Split It's over between Shanina Shaik and DJ Ruckus. The 28-year-old Australian Victoria's Secret model and 35-year-old music artist, whose real name is Greg Andrews, have called it......
2019-06-07, 19:00

Will Greg Biffle's NASCAR comeback continue after Truck win? Greg Biffle took victory in his first NASCAR start since the end of the 2016 Cup season by triumphing in Friday night's Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway...
2019-06-08, 19:39

Symantec CEO Greg Clark steps down, stock drops Shares of security company Symantec fell Thursday after the company said its CEO, Greg Clark, has stepped down. The company is looking for a replacement....
2019-05-21, 15:39

'Both sides' of the climate change debate? How bad we think it is, and how bad it really is | Greg Jericho It’s time to stop being mealy-mouthed about this. No more silent passes to climate science deniersOver the past couple of weeks things have been happening on the climate change front but, unfortunately, little is changing in parliament, where the government’s direct action policy has continued to be...
2019-08-04, 08:52

Greg Olsen captures Panthers fan’s street proposal: ‘Did she say yes?’ Carolina Panthers tight end Greg Olsen was strolling during an evening in Nashville when he happened to capture an impromptu wedding proposal. Olsen was in Nashville to deliver a keynote speech at a healthcare conference. He was walking back to his hotel when he saw the happy couple, and his first t...
2019-06-22, 05:00

Greg Hardy gets TKO win in first minute against Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4 Former NFL player Greg Hardy needed just 45 seconds to earn a stoppage victory against Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4.       ...
2019-07-21, 17:13

UTX CEO Greg Hayes on the reaction to the proposed Raytheon merger United Technologies Chairman and CEO Greg Hayes joins CNBC's Phil LeBeau at the Paris Air Show to discuss some of the reactions he's heard from investors and the Department of Defense about the proposed merger with Raytheon....
2019-06-17, 22:26

Former NHL player Greg Johnson died of apparent suicide, according to report Former NHL player Greg Johnson, who played 14 seasons, died earlier this month in what has been ruled an suicide, police told the Detroit News.       ...
2019-07-19, 02:52

Gov. Greg Abbott: Odessa shooter failed background check Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said the man accused of killing seven people and wounding 25 others on Saturday had failed a background check to purchase a gun and wasn't screened when buying the gun he used in the shooting...
2019-09-03, 21:00

Greg Gutfeld: Biden is 'toast' after latest campaign hiccup Are former Vice President Joe Biden's presidential hopes 'toast'? "The Five" discussed Biden's "flip-flop" Friday on the Hyde Amendment and co-host Greg Gutfeld  voiced his thoughts saying this latest hiccup may push the Democratic presidential frontrunner "out the door."...
2019-06-08, 06:26

Greg Johnson, who played for Nashville Predators and three other NHL teams, dies at 48 Greg Johnson, 48, was taken by the Nashville Predators in the expansion draft and was their captain from 2002-06.       ...
2019-07-09, 18:39

Opinion: Greg Hardy can keep winning in UFC, but we can't move on from his past just yet Greg Hardy and the people surrounding him might be ignoring his past, but until he fully addresses it, it will cast a cloud over his time in the UFC.       ...
2019-07-22, 03:00

Greg Bird nowhere close to being Yankees’ Luke Voit replacement Greg Bird won’t be the Yankees’ answer at first base. With Luke Voit potentially out for six weeks with a sports hernia, the Yankees have an opening at first base. DJ LeMahieu, who would seemingly fill in at the position in his absence, has missed the last two games with a tight groin. Edwin Encarna...
2019-07-31, 21:26

Gov. Greg Abbott in 'tight spot' in gun debate after Texas shootings When Gov. Greg Abbott first convened the new Texas Safety Commission last month after the El Paso shooting, he brought with him a stack of papers and wasted little time directing the media's attention to it....
2019-09-04, 15:26

Boots merger mastermind Murphy to join CVC One of the leading figures in Britain's private equity industry is in talks to join CVC Capital Partners, the new backer of Premiership Rugby, following more than a decade at one of its biggest rivals....
2019-08-19, 17:26

Murphy, Santana power Mariners to 6-2 win over Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners kept finding themselves on the wrong side of 0-2 counts against Los Angeles Angels starter Andrew Heaney. Tom Murphy and Domingo Santana were still able to make Heaney pay. Murphy hit a three-run homer, Santana added two solo homers and the Mariners beat t...
2019-06-08, 12:26

Trump still looking at gun background checks: Senator Murphy President Donald Trump wants to keep discussing tougher background checks for gun purchases, a leading Democratic senator on gun control said on Friday, adding that Trump's support is crucial for the U.S. Congress to pass reform legislation when it returns to work next month....
2019-08-24, 00:52

Murphy wraps up victory over Bingtao with a century "Shaun Murphy wraps up victory over Yan Bingtao with a century to finish in style at the International Championship in China. Watch LIVE on Eurosport and the Eurosport Player."...
2019-08-06, 15:52

How Ryan Murphy Became King of the Streaming Boom Ryan Murphy is taking a rare breather. We’re in his tidy trailer on a set in Hollywood, at the end of the last day of shooting for The Boys in the Band, a play that Murphy revived on Broadway in 2018 and is now producing as a feature film for Netflix. Outside, the studio lot is surprisingly se...
2019-09-04, 09:00

Wimbledon’s nice psychopaths continue to scare off the next generation | Greg Wood Few would bet against Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic or Rafa Nadal triumphing again this year as thirtysomethings march onThe three names at the top of the betting for the men’s singles at Wimbledon this year are so familiar that they can almost be taken for granted. Between them, Roger Federer, Nova...
2019-06-29, 13:39

Why there is no accounting for a large slice of luck in the Premier League | Greg Wood Football data shows that chance plays a significant, possibly decisive, role in one match in sixBack in the late 1990s a bookmaking firm came up with an interesting new game to keep the customers in its betting shops amused while they were waiting for the racing to start. It ran computer simulations...
2019-05-25, 16:52

Greg Gutfeld: Biden 'made his bed,' can't complain about attacks from fellow Dems Former Vice President Joe Biden's race-based criticisms of his Republican opponents show he's "made his bed with the smear machine," according to Greg Gutfeld....
2019-06-22, 02:13

Greg Gutfeld: Ocasio-Cortez is being 'sneaky' with the truth after border visit Fox News' Greg Gutfeld expressed doubt that the accusations Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., made against Border Patrol officials at a Texas detention facility she visited were true, claiming the congresswoman was being "sneaky" with the truth....
2019-07-03, 05:52

Greg Gutfeld: Pelosi's 'heart isn't even in' her 'overdone' racial smear against Trump Fox News' Greg Gutfeld blasted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., and her assertion that the controversial Census question about illegal immigration is racist, pointing out the absurdity of her argument....
2019-07-10, 07:00

Heavily doubted Greg Dortch can follow Jets great’s path You’re 5-foot-7 and 173 pounds and you’ve had this crazy NFL dream from the time you were 3 years old, and now the doubters and the naysayers who have followed you every step of the way are reminding you that you are the littlest Jet, and an undrafted free agent no less, confronting gargantuan odds....
2019-08-29, 08:52

Cillian Murphy: ‘I think James Bond should be a woman, which rules me out’ With Peaky Blinders series five on TV soon, its star Cillian Murphy talks about gangster violence, PTSD, #MeToo, what Brexit means for Ireland – and 007In the summer of 1996, Cillian Murphy was at a crossroads. He had failed his law exams at University College Cork. He had turned down a three-album ...
2019-08-09, 00:39

Eddie Murphy is heading back to SNL for the first time in 35 years While much of Saturday Night Live’s alumni have stopped by Studio 8H to take on hosting duties, Eddie Murphy, who was a cast member from 1980-1984, has kept his distance (with the exception of an appearance during the 40th anniversary special). That’s all about to change when Murphy makes his return...
2019-08-27, 03:52

Netflix might pay Eddie Murphy $70 million for stand-up specials Eddie Murphy might be better known these days for his work on the screen, but it was on the stage that he got his start. His stand-up specials Delirious and Raw are often ranked among the best ever, and Murphy has been open in recent years about want......
2019-07-20, 07:39

Trailer drops for Eddie Murphy’s new movie, ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Eddie Murphy is coming to Netflix. The trailer dropped Monday for his new film, “Dolemite Is My Name,” which will be released in the coming months on the streaming platform. In the comedy, directed by Craig Brewer (“Hustle & Flow”), Murphy plays Rudy Ray Moore, a real-life 1970s blaxploitation star ...
2019-08-12, 21:39

Chris Murphy: Trump isn't giving up on background checks Sen. Chris Murphy isn’t giving up on the long-shot effort to pass expanded gun background checks. And, he says, neither is President Donald Trump.Fresh off Thursday evening conversations with White House staffers and a recent call with the president himself, the Connecticut Democrat says it is still...
2019-08-23, 18:00

Rangers add Gord Murphy to AHL Hartford coaching staff The Rangers made another addition to the coaching staff for their AHL affiliate, the Wolf Pack, on Friday with the hiring of Gord Murphy as associate head coach. Earlier in the week, Kris Knoblauch was announced as the seventh head coach in the history of the Wolf Pack. The two hires highlight Range...
2019-08-02, 21:13

Eddie Murphy confirms return to stand-up comedy The grand Eddie Murphy comeback is underway. The famously reclusive comedian, 58, rarely does interviews and has avoided the spotlight for years, but he’s been returning in leaps and bounds: First he made a surprise summer appearance on Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” — and...
2019-09-06, 03:26

Eddie Murphy Will Host SNL After 35 Years Away From the Stage That Spawned Him After years, maybe decades, of family fare by the way of The Klumps, or Shrek’s donkey, genius comedian Eddie Murphy will be bringing that heat, and on the stage where he began as a 19-year-old, on a little show called Saturday Night Live....
2019-08-27, 10:26

Juan Williams, Greg Gutfeld on whether the media should apologize for promoting Michael Avenatti Do CNN and MSNBC hosts owe Americans an explanation for hosting now disgraced anti-Trump attorney Michael Avenatti? Greg Gutfeld made that argument Thursday on "The Five," calling out networks and shows who lauded Avenatti and saying that the lawyer explored their "weakness" for attacking the presid...
2019-05-24, 04:39

Cleveland Browns OT Greg Robinson ejected for kicking Titans player in head It has been a sloppy start for the Cleveland Browns in 2019 and they'll be without starting offensive tackle Greg Robinson after he was ejected.       ...
2019-09-09, 00:26

Jesse Watters, Greg Gutfeld blast media for focus on Acosta over Epstein Fox News' Jesse Watters and Greg Gutfeld criticized the media and Democrats for focusing on Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta and not Jeffrey Epstein on "The Five" Wednesday....
2019-07-11, 04:13

Judge dismisses one count against ex-Obama counsel Greg Craig days before trial A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed one of two counts against ex-Obama lawyer Greg Craig less than a week before the scheduled start of his trial for for allegedly making false statements about his work on behalf of Russian-backed former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych....
2019-08-07, 02:52

Ben Platt is delightfully ruthless in the trailer for Ryan Murphy's The Politician The only possible way the current presidential race could get more dramatic would be if Ryan Murphy were producing it himself. While that may not be possible (or maybe so?), he is giving Netflix subscribers a glimpse of what a Murphy-esque race for a highly coveted office could look like in the trai...
2019-08-19, 17:52

Joe Murphy, the No. 1 pick in 1986 NHL draft, is homeless again — and refusing help Efforts to get Joe Murphy, the No. 1 pick in the 1986 NHL draft, off the streets have failed. And now some say he's using drugs.       ...
2019-08-09, 04:13

Murphy hits RBI single in 10th, Rockies beat Arizona 11-10 DENVER (AP) — Daniel Murphy hit an RBI single in the 10th inning to lead the Colorado Rockies to an 11-10 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday. The Rockies swept the four-game series and extended their winning streak to five games. Colorado’s last four wins at home have come on wa...
2019-05-31, 03:39

Pacific Shipyards tapped for USS Michael Murphy maintenance, modernization The Navy awarded Pacific Shipyards International with a $32.1 million contract for fiscal 2020 selected restricted availability work on the USS Michael Murphy, which will include maintenance, repair and modernization....
2019-09-07, 04:13

Eddie Murphy says he's getting ready to launch his first stand-up tour in decades Eddie Murphy has felt like he’s been on the edge of some kind of resurgence for a while now. Not only is he just sort of due—having been out of all but the most generous of limelights since 2011's Tower Heist—but he’s begun to make noises in recent weeks about getting back into the “Public Perso...
2019-09-07, 17:52

Murphy's homer in 8th helps Rockies beat Reds 3-2 Daniel Murphy hit a go-ahead solo shot in the eighth for his first homer at Coors Field as a member of the Rockies and Colorado rallied for a 3-2 win over Cincinnati Reds that snapped a six-game skid       ...
2019-07-13, 07:13

Eddie Murphy Returning to Host ‘Saturday Night Live’ Murphy, the comedy star and prodigal ‘S.N.L.’ cast member, is one of several hosts announced for the show’s coming 45th season, including Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Kristen Stewart....
2019-08-26, 23:52

Pose's Billy Porter Gets Real About What Working With Ryan Murphy Is Really Like How do you put the family back together again? Or why? That's the question of the Pose season two finale. "There is a flash forward in time," Billy Porter told us about the......
2019-08-20, 22:00

NJ parade featuring Gov. Murphy canceled after 6 explosive devices found A central New Jersey borough called off its Labor Day parade that was supposed to be attended by the governor Monday after a man who lives near the parade route left a cooler full of explosives at a concert Sunday. Thomas Kaiser, 55, was arrested in connection with “destructive devices” found at his...
2019-09-03, 13:13

Trump like Muhammad Ali 'defending his belt,' he'll be 'trash talking all the way to the end' of 2020 race, Greg Gutfeld says On "The Five" Tuesday the hosts debated whether or not Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden can continue to lead with a light campaign schedule and whether or not President Trump's attacks on the former vice president could backfire. ...
2019-05-29, 05:39

Former White House attorney Greg Craig found not guilty of lying to Justice Department A prominent Washington lawyer was found not guilty Wednesday of lying to the Justice Department about work he did for the government of Ukraine in a case that arose from the special counsel’s Russia investigation and focus on the lucrative world of foreign lobbying. The jury in the case of Gre...
2019-09-04, 23:26

Love Island Winner Greg O'Shea Reveals He Dumped Amber Gill Over the Phone All it took to end Love Island winners Greg O'Shea and Amber Gill's relationship was a simple phone call. Yep, that's right. It's been a mere 39 days and the winners of......
2019-09-07, 09:26

Taco Bell-parent Yum Brands' CEO Greg Creed to retire, to be replaced by David Gibbs Taco Bell's parent company Yum Brands on Monday said David Gibbs has been tapped as CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Gibbs will be succeeding Greg Creed, who has been with Yum for 25 years....
2019-08-12, 22:26

Hillary Clinton's commencement speech a 'liberal love fest,' but not much of a surprise: Greg Gutfeld Did former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's commencement speech Wednesday deliver or did she do the crowd a disservice? "The Five" addressed the issue Thursday after Clinton condemned the Trump administration during the address in New York City saying they have not taken “even the most basic ste...
2019-05-31, 03:13

Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig to testify in own defense as trial winds down Ex-Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig will testify in his own defense this week as he tries to beat charges that he concealed information from the Justice Department and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team about work done for the government of Ukraine....
2019-08-27, 03:26

MMA fighter's disdain for Greg Hardy stems from witnessing domestic abuse as child Juan Adams doesn't appreciate that Greg Hardy has shown no remorse for his domestic violence past, because it hits so close to home.       ...
2019-07-18, 17:39

Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero are intergalactic bounty hunters in the animated pilot SpaceWorld Sometimes, things happen on the internet that are so weird or singular that you can’t really say anything about them other than “well, here it is.” This is one of those things. Courtesy of YouTube channel Octopie and created by Brock LaBorde, this is the “pilot” for an animated series called SpaceWo...
2019-07-01, 03:13

Sean Murphy Has an Explanation for Harley Quinn’s Iconic Three of Diamonds Imagery Harley Quinn has a distinctive look. Whether she’s wearing a jester costume or not, she’s regularly adorned with the symbol of a playing card. One card in particular, actually: the three of diamonds. Read more......
2019-06-10, 01:39

New Jersey parade featuring Gov. Murphy canceled after explosive device found The Labor Day festivities in a central New Jersey borough were called off Monday morning after some sort of explosive device was found near the parade route just hours before the governor and first lady were set to arrive, a police source told The Post. A man was in custody in connection with the de...
2019-09-02, 17:52

‘SNL’ host lineup revealed: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Eddie Murphy and more Eddie Murphy’s Hollywood comeback tour continues with a hosting gig on the new season of “Saturday Night Live” — the “SNL” alumnus’ first appearance there in 35 years. The long-running NBC comedy show revealed on Twitter its first few hosts and musical guests for the upcoming seaso...
2019-08-27, 11:13

U.S. Senators Chris Murphy, Ron Johnson Denied Russian Entry Visas (HARTFORD, Conn.) — U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut says the Russian government has denied him a visa to enter the country. The Democratic member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee said Tuesday he had planned to be part of an upcoming bipartisan congressional delegation. Murphy ha...
2019-08-28, 00:00

Toronto Film Festival: Eddie Murphy’s comeback starts big with ‘Dolemite’ TORONTO — “Dolemite Is My Name” kicks off the Eddie Murphy comeback that’s been a very long time coming. And this comic biopic is a blast from start to finish. As ’70s cult comedian Rudy Ray Moore, Murphy is on his game in a way we haven’t seen since… I’ve been tr...
2019-09-09, 07:13

Phil Murphy’s office botched staffer’s sex assault claim: panel The New Jersey governor’s office was more concerned with “avoiding negative publicity” than taking proper steps to investigate a sexual assault claim by a staffer, a legislative panel said in a report published Wednesday. The Legislative Select Oversight Committee investigated the respon...
2019-06-06, 05:26

Bills' Murphy feels refreshed 2 years after knee injury Buffalo Bills pass rusher Trent Murphy finally feels like his old self again nearly two years since blowing out his left knee        ...
2019-05-29, 20:52

Eddie Murphy takes surprise ride on ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is revving up for its 11th season, and among its guests is someone surprising: Eddie Murphy. The former “Saturday Night Live” and “Beverly Hills Cop” star has been reclusive in recent years, rarely doing interviews aside from a David Letterm...
2019-06-18, 23:13

Oisin Murphy prevented from riding at Salisbury after failing a breath test • Alcohol limit less than half limit for drivers• Murphy booked for fancied Guildsman at Royal AscotA high-flying young jockey suffered excruciating embarrassment two days before Royal Ascot, Oisin Murphy failing a breath test for alcohol before racing began at Salisbury on Sunday. The 23-year-old, ...
2019-06-16, 19:52

Bauhaus vocalist Peter Murphy hospitalized after suffering a heart attack Peter Murphy, the English singer of the goth rock band Bauhaus, is postponing the remainder of his New York residency after suffering a heart attack.        ...
2019-08-16, 12:52

Brazil sells rights in minor oil areas to Exxon, Murphy, locals Brazil auctioned off the exploration rights to 33 minor onshore and offshore oil and gas blocs on Tuesday, in what authorities framed as a bid to boost the industry outside of the nation's core, offshore pre-salt play....
2019-09-10, 22:00

Ryan Murphy's first Netflix original series will star Darren Criss Ryan Murphy is teaming up with frequent collaborator Darren Criss for his first Netflix original. Criss will executive produce and star in Murphy's upcoming series Hollywood, which the showrunner described as a "love letter to the Golden Age of Tinse......
2019-09-08, 02:00

Harlem woman Alelia Murphy believed to be oldest living American at 114 A longtime Harlem resident, believed to be the oldest person in America, will celebrate her 114th birthday on Saturday. Alelia Murphy was born in North Carolina on July 6, 1905, when Theodore Roosevelt was president and Albert Einstein first proposed the theory of relativity. She raised two children...
2019-07-05, 21:26

Celebrity judge Greg Mathis accused of spitting on valet driver outside Detroit restaurant: report Celebrity judge Greg Mathis may be in hot water after he allegedly spat on a valet driver outside a Detroit restaurant during a heated exchange over where the driver had gone for so long with his keys....
2019-08-30, 03:00

Both sides make closing arguments in trial of ex-Obama White House lawyer Greg Craig Federal prosecutors said Tuesday that Greg Craig, a prominent Washington lawyer and former White House counsel under President Barack Obama, misled his then-law firm and the Justice Department about his work for the pro-Russian government of Ukraine in 2012....
2019-09-04, 04:39

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signs school safety bills in wake of shooting at Santa Fe High Capping off a years-long effort to prevent another school shooting like the Santa Fe High tragedy, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a series of bills into law Thursday....
2019-06-06, 22:52

West Virginia attorney general calls on diocese to 'come clean' on remarkable allegations against former bishop Despite disciplinary action by Pope Francis, West Virginia's attorney general called on a Catholic diocese to detail allegation against a former bishop.        ...
2019-07-20, 20:00

‘The Tears Were Real.’ Ryan Murphy and Janet Mock on Pose’s Most Emotional Episode Yet Warning: This piece contains spoilers for the episode of Pose that aired Tuesday, July 9. Pose has always been an emotional roller coaster, constantly swooping from the giddy highs of ballroom triumph, young love and LGBTQ solidarity to the excruciating lows of poverty, discrimination, violence and ...
2019-07-10, 10:13

Judge drops one charge against Obama White House counsel Greg Craig in foreign lobbying case Judge Amy Berman Jackson dismissed a count of making false and misleading statements to the Department of Justice's Foreign Agents Registration Act, or FARA, unit....
2019-08-06, 23:26

Greg Craig, former Obama White House counsel, found not guilty of false statements over Ukraine work Greg Craig, a prominent Washington lawyer and former White House counsel under President Barack Obama, was found not guilty by a jury Wednesday of false statements to the Justice Department about his work for the pro-Russian government of Ukraine in 2012....
2019-09-04, 23:26

Potential jury for ex-Obama White House Counsel Greg Craig asked about links to Mueller probe A pool of more than 70 potential jurors was asked if they had any knowledge or connections to former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former special counsel Robert Mueller in the opening day of the trial of former Obama White House counsel Greg Craig, according to reports....
2019-08-13, 01:13

Why Monica Lewinsky Signed on to Produce Impeachment: American Crime Story With Ryan Murphy The saga of American Crime Story's Monica Lewinsky-Bill Clinton season may be just as epic as whatever comes on screen in 2020. Originally discussed by Ryan Murphy in 2017, he would......
2019-08-07, 20:00

Bauhaus' Peter Murphy cancels multiple residency shows after suffering heart attack Peter Murphy, former lead singer of pioneering goth-rock outfit Bauhaus, was reportedly rushed to a New York hospital last night, where he was found to have suffered a heart attack. Per Pitchfork, Murphy is still currently in the hospital, with his condition being monitored; he has also canceled a n...
2019-08-15, 03:13

Scott Morrison blasted by Pacific heat while trying to project calm on climate | Katharine Murphy Things are not under control when it comes to Australia meeting our Paris target, even if Scott Morrison wants us to believe that We’ll get to climate, and the rumble in the Pacific, but I want to begin closer to home. It’s been a busy news week, so you might have missed an excellent story from my c...
2019-08-17, 00:52

A massive $70 million Netflix deal may finally lure Eddie Murphy back to stand-up comedy For years, veteran comics like Neal Brennan and Chris Rock have lamented the fact that Eddie Murphy has been on a prolonged hiatus from the stand-up game. Though Murphy never addressed his absence from stand-up directly, there have long been rumblings that he was hesitant to return to the stage out ...
2019-07-20, 04:26

New Jersey Labor Day parade canceled after small explosive devices found near route of Gov. Murphy: report A Labor Day parade in New Jersey was canceled early Monday after small explosive devices were found on a property along the route that Gov. Phil Murphy was expected to march, a report said....
2019-09-02, 19:13

Ryan Murphy to keep earning his Netflix checks with Chorus Line series and Andy Warhol documentary After getting a truck full of money from Netflix, some TV creators would embrace the opportunity to stop trying so hard and just throw some spaghetti at the wall. If something sticks, good. If not, the truck is still in the driveway and most of the money hasn’t blown away. That’s not what Ryan Murph...
2019-09-04, 14:39

Netflix in October 2019: Meryl Streep, Eddie Murphy, Paul Rudd, Cardi B, more 'Kominsky' For October, Netflix has more "Kominsky Method," Paul Rudd series "Living With Myself," and a Steven Soderbergh film starring Meryl Streep.        ...
2019-09-18, 17:39

Jerry Seinfeld's 'Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee' to return on July 19, will feature Eddie Murphy, Seth Rogen Jerry Seinfeld has announced on Twitter that his comedy interview series "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," will be returning to Netflix with Season 11 on July 19....
2019-06-19, 19:39

As Floods Hit North, North East India, Rahul Gandhi Posts Call For Help Over the past days heavy rain has wreaked havoc across the country, with the North East states particularly badly affected. The rains have caused damaged to agricultural fields, flooded villages and......
2019-07-16, 10:00

‘Frozen dragon of the north’ flew over North America 77 million years ago If you were to travel back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, you’d have plenty of things to fear. Dinosaurs that ruled the land were often massive and the oceans were dominated by creatures just as fearsome. The skies had their own fair share of impressive beasts, and newly discover...
2019-09-11, 23:26

North Pole and Polar Worlds review – why Inuit don't worry about north Exciting tales of heroic polar explorers make a great exhibition, but a book on the North Pole shows that times are too changed not to seek deeper narratives...
2019-05-21, 15:26

Trump offers to meet North Korea's Kim; North says talks would be 'meaningful' U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would like to see North Korean leader Kim Jong Un this weekend at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, and North Korea said a meeting would be "meaningful" if it happened....
2019-06-29, 09:00

| North Korea tells South to stop mediating between North, US North Korea said that South Korea must stop trying to mediate between Pyongyang and Washington, as it stepped up its pressure on the United States to work out new proposals to salvage deadlocked talks on its nuclear programme....
2019-06-27, 19:39

North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties. The post North Korea’s Kim Jong Un says President Donald Trump’s brief visit to North Korean territory improves ties appeared first on LEX18.co...
2019-06-30, 09:26

Mel B slams fellow Spice Girls Geri Horner and Victoria Beckham, talks Eddie Murphy split and Zac Efron hookup Mel B tells all in a new interview with Piers Morgan, from her split from Eddie Murphy and her divorce from Stephen Belafonte to her true feelings about Geri "Ginger Spice" Horner and Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham — though she was somewhat coy about rumors of a fling with actor Zac Efron....
2019-05-26, 19:00

Greg Rusedski insists future tennis stars in the UK need parents with an 'obsession' for the sport Greg Rusedski has said any future British Wimbledon champion will need to have parents who have a "passion or obsession" with tennis - as it requires more parental input to nurture a tennis star than other sports champions....
2019-07-16, 05:01

CBOE ELECTS SIX INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors James Boris, Carole Stone and Eugene Sunshine and Industry Directors Benjamin Londergan, William Power and Jonathan Werts All Re-Elected Chicago, November 20, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 20, the membership elected six individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired and vacant positions.The new terms begin on January 1, 2009. ......
2019-05-22, 05:01

'SNL': Eddie Murphy to return as host in Season 45; Taylor Swift to appear as music guest 'SNL': Eddie Murphy, Kristen Stewart and Woody Harrelson head a line up of hosts for Season 45, which premieres Sept. 28.        ...
2019-08-27, 05:26

Russia bars Sens. Ron Johnson and Chris Murphy from Moscow visit in 'petty affront' Republican Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Democrat Chris Murphy of Connecticut, condemned the Kremlin's decision as counterproductive and petty.        ...
2019-08-28, 08:39

Northern Arizona's Murphy leaving for Arizona Northern Arizona head coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater        ...
2019-06-03, 04:39

Greg Hardy on time in UFC: 'I'm a more calm, more happy, more deadly version of myself' Ahead of his bout with Juan Adams at UFC on ESPN 4, Greg Hardy - the controversial former NFL player - discussed his time in the promotion so far.       ...
2019-07-20, 05:00

Northern Arizona’s Murphy leaving for Arizona Northern Arizona basketball coach Jack Murphy is leaving the Lumberjacks to become the associate head coach at Arizona, his alma mater. Arizona announced Murphy’s hiring to Sean Miller’s staff Sunday. Murphy spent the past seven seasons as Northern Arizona’s coach, but was entering...
2019-06-03, 06:00

CBOE ELECTS EIGHT INDIVIDUALS TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS; Public Directors Duane Kullberg, Susan Phillips, Samuel Skinner and Howard Stone Re-Elected, Industry Directors Mark Duffy, David Fisher, Stuart Kipnes and Jonathan Werts Re-Elected Chicago, November 19, 2009 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that in its annual election held today, Thursday, November 19, the membership elected eight individuals to the CBOE Board of Directors to fill expired positions.The new terms begin on January 1, 2010. ......
2019-05-22, 05:01

See the insane trailer for Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show, 'The Politician' 'Glee' and 'American Horror Story' creator Ryan Murphy's first Netflix show, 'The Politician' starring Gwyneth Paltrow, looks bonkers.        ...
2019-08-20, 07:52

John Bolton’s gone — and Republicans want in John Bolton’s ouster from the Trump administration creates an immediate void on President Donald Trump’s national security team as the president weighs critical decisions about the war on Afghanistan.It’s a vacuum that a number of Senate Republicans are eager to fill.Senators who have been trying to...
2019-09-11, 13:26

Tituss Burgess slams 'messy queen' Andy Cohen for bringing up Eddie Murphy's troubled past "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" star Tituss Burgess blasted Andy Cohen for his "display of ratchet behavior" on "Watch What Happens Live" Sunday.        ...
2019-07-31, 19:26

Eddie Murphy's 'Dolemite Is My Name' is his greatest-hits role, and we are here for it Eddie Murphy is back in a big way in the Netflix biopic 'Dolemite Is My Name,' and the 1970s blaxploitation hero is the comedian's greatest-hits role.        ...
2019-09-09, 00:26

Senate Republicans permanently ban earmarks Pork barrel spending won't be returning to Congress any time soon after Senate Republicans this week moved to permanently ban earmarks. The Senate GOP on Thursday behind closed doors added a permanent ban on earmarked spending to their conference rules, a move that comes as some buzz had built aroun...
2019-05-24, 21:01

Republicans hide behind Trump in gun debate President Donald Trump briefly raised eyebrows Monday when he tweeted an endorsement of stronger background checks, tied to immigration reform, after the nightmarish mass shootings over the weekend.But skeptical Republicans familiar with Trump’s mercurial nature didn’t rush out to embrace the idea.“...
2019-08-06, 01:13

De Blasio a hit with Republicans for all the wrong reasons The mayor ranks among the top most-talked-about Democratic 2020 primary candidates online, but the majority of the Web chatter is coming from conservatives mocking his quixotic run....
2019-05-28, 06:13

Republicans eke out a House win that gives them reason for worry The victory in a special election confirmed trends in the Trump era: Republicans dominate in rural areas while Democrats increase their hold in the suburbs....
2019-09-12, 01:26

Biden praises Republicans, says he’ll ‘get in trouble for saying that’ Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is seeking unexpected allies for his presidential bid, praising “really good” rivals on the other side of the aisle. “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there,” the former vice president told a Massachusetts fundraiser on Saturday, accord...
2019-08-18, 20:52

Four Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford on Sunday became the third Republican challenger to U.S. President Donald Trump's bid for the party's 2020 presidential nomination....
2019-09-09, 06:52

At this point, the only remaining moderates are Republicans Moderates are understandably skeptical of President Trump. From his loud-mouthed tweeting to his adulterous past, there’s plenty to criticize. I’m not a huge fan of Trump either. However, the 2020 Democrats are incredibly radical on many key policy issues. And contrary to what many think, Trump and ...
2019-07-10, 21:39

More House Republicans Ask: Why Win Re-election When You Can Retire Instead A majority of the Republicans planning to leave the House could have easily held onto their seats — but they most likely didn’t want to suffer any more time in the minority....
2019-09-06, 22:52

Man These Republicans Questioning Mueller Are Just Out of Their Minds Republicans appear to have landed on a method for dealing with Robert Mueller during his testimony before Congress: SHOUTING A LOT CAN YOU HEAR THEM SCREAMING???...
2019-07-24, 16:39

Republicans tune out Robert Mueller Democrats hope to bring Robert Mueller’s report to life on Wednesday. But at least one member of the target audience says “they’re just grooming a corpse.” Senate Republicans are dismissing Mueller’s testimony to the House before it even happens. Most say they are too busy and won’t watch it, other...
2019-07-24, 09:13

Republicans ready to quash Cuccinelli Ken Cuccinelli has spent years attacking Mitch McConnell and Senate Republicans. Now, it’s time for payback.President Donald Trump wants Cuccinelli, who most recently led the anti-establishment Senate Conservatives Fund, to be director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. But there may ...
2019-06-05, 04:26

Democrats Will Never Beat Republicans at Their Own Game Amy McGrath, a Democrat, is running a fairly uphill Senate campaign in Kentucky against Mitch McConnell. Her genius plan to beat him is to...outflank him on the right. I feel like I’ve heard this one before....
2019-09-13, 06:52

Republicans rattled after surge of retirements The House GOP has been smacked by a wave of retirements over the past few weeks — but some Republicans fear the worst is yet to come.With the GOP relegated to the minority for the first time in eight years, a mix of veteran and vulnerable members have decided to call it quits instead of sticking aro...
2019-08-01, 08:00

Factbox: Three Republicans, 21 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-25, 17:13

Republicans ready to dive off a cliff on Obamacare Republicans have no real plan to establish a new health care system if the courts strike down the Affordable Care Act before the 2020 election. But plenty of them are rooting for its demise anyway — even if it means plunging the GOP into a debate that splits the party and leaves them politically vul...
2019-07-14, 19:13

Republicans pray Trump holsters his tariffs Senate Republicans want just one thing when it comes to Donald Trump’s global trade war: a cease-fire.It’s a move that would benefit not just their caucus, senators argue, but the president too.If Trump withholds new tariffs, he can reasonably expect Senate passage of his new North American trade d...
2019-06-11, 08:13

Republicans Hate That They Have to Respond to Trump's Racism It’s been only a couple of days since President Trump tweeted a racist screed telling four congresswomen of color, three of whom were born in the U.S., to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came.” Since then, Trump has doubled down on his attacks, and ...
2019-07-16, 01:39

Republicans clash with Trump-aligned operatives BALTIMORE — House Republicans sparred behind closed doors with Trump-aligned political operatives at a GOP retreat over the new online fundraising platform backed by party leaders and the White House. The fight Thursday over WinRed's data and competitiveness highlights long simmering tensions betwee...
2019-09-13, 23:13

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? The presidential candidates disagree on whether voters want someone who can bring the country together or a leader who will steamroll the other side....
2019-05-31, 04:26

Factbox: Two Republicans, 25 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, with another Democrat entering the race on Tuesday....
2019-07-09, 23:52

Joe Biden Believes in the Good Will of Republicans. Is That Naïve? As he runs for president, Joseph R. Biden Jr. has trumpeted his ability to work with Republicans, including Mitch McConnell. Others in his party view that as antiquated and unrealistic....
2019-09-19, 01:39

Democrats weigh vengeance on Republicans over judges Republicans are steamrolling Democrats on judges. But the question of whether to be as cutthroat as the GOP is already splitting the party as the 2020 campaign ramps up. The left has been radicalized by the Republican offensive, with activists and several presidential candidates eager for payback a...
2019-07-22, 13:39

Rep. Will Hurd says Texas Republicans need to do more to diversify their ranks Rep. Will Hurd, R-Texas, said on Sunday that Republicans in the Lone Star state’s need to start diversifying the party and reflect the racial and ethnic make-up of Texas if they hope to maintain control of the state’s congressional delegation....
2019-07-07, 20:13

Graham: Republicans likely to take back the House in 2020 Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. advised President Trump to "be quiet" and show up for reelection in 2020, responding to policies that Democrats are proposing....
2019-07-12, 10:13

AOC blasts Republicans for ‘manufactured crisis’ at border Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez repeated her claim that US border camps are forcing migrants to drink “toilet water,” while blasting Republicans for their “manufactured crisis” at the southern border. The freshman congresswoman testified Friday in front of the House Oversight a...
2019-07-12, 20:26

Factbox: Three Republicans, 20 Democrats vie for U.S. presidential nominations The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten a little bit smaller, while the Republican field slowly grows....
2019-08-29, 06:52

How state Republicans plan to beat the Democrats New state GOP Chairman Nick Langworthy, taking over a Republican Party in shambles, said Democratic overreach could help put more Republicans in office. He said New York’s anti-business climate and the Democratic Party’s push to make it easier to get abortions has more people looking to the GOP. “On...
2019-05-22, 05:52

Factbox: Two Republicans, 23 Democrats vie for presidential nomination The largest Democratic field in the modern U.S. political era is competing for the party's 2020 presidential nomination, although another Democrat dropped out of the race on Thursday....
2019-08-16, 13:13

ANALYSIS: How Republicans may be at risk of losing the voters they need most The Republican Party can’t afford to lose any support, but Jackson Proskow says it may be on the precipice of turning off a key demographic: suburban voters....
2019-08-16, 16:52

Republicans take a bite out of Trump’s trade war leverage Senate Republicans are threatening to vote to cancel Trump's proposed escalation of tariffs on goods imported from Mexico. A threat is just a threat, yes, but it also could limit Trump's leverage in negotiating with Mexico....
2019-06-05, 02:13

Suburban voters are pressuring Republicans to act on guns GILBERT, Ariz. (AP) — Following the news has grown stressful for Angela Tetschner, a 39-year-old nurse raising four children in this sprawling Phoenix suburb of tile roofs, desert yards, young families and voters who are increasingly up for grabs. “Sometimes I do think about the school shootings,” s...
2019-08-18, 23:13

Republicans don't want Mark Sanford, and his run for president is pointless Of all the reasons former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford could have given to run for president, he couldn’t have possibly picked a dumber one than “to further and foster a national debate.”...
2019-09-09, 21:39

Republicans whistle past the ‘legislative graveyard’ The Senate is going to get back to good ol’-fashioned legislating any day now. Republicans swear it.Mitch McConnell’s Senate has been almost entirely focused on confirming President Donald Trump’s personnel and judges and has little in the way of recent legislative victories.“It is frustrating,” Se...
2019-06-10, 14:52

Republicans Watch Fractious Democratic Debates and Like What They See The fissures displayed at the Democratic debates in Detroit left senior Trump campaign officials predicting a bump in their poll numbers in critical Rust Belt states....
2019-08-02, 02:52

White House keeps Republicans in suspense over guns Pat Toomey thinks the Senate can get to 60 votes on expanding background checks on firearm sales. Lindsey Graham says a deal on red flag laws is imminent. And the White House has briefed senators on what options are on the table. But everyone is still waiting on one person: President Donald Trump.Th...
2019-09-11, 13:26

Texas Republicans Are Terrified of a 2020 Wipeout The midterm elections produced the first sign of life in the Texas Democratic Party in a long time, with Beto O’Rourke nearly pulling off an upset in the U.S. Senate race and the party picking up a few House seats in the Houston and Dallas suburbs, not to mention a slew of downballot seats. Republic...
2019-08-13, 00:00

McConnell says 'not much support' for Mexico tariffs among U.S. Republicans U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday there was "not much support" among his fellow Republicans for President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on Mexico....
2019-06-04, 21:00

Top U.S. House Republicans call for 'measured response' to Iran Several top U.S. House Republicans, including leader Kevin McCarthy, said on Thursday the United States must undertake a "measured response" to Iran after Washington accused Tehran of shooting down a drone and attacking oil tankers....
2019-06-21, 03:52

Republicans renew call for hearing on Fairfax allegations RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Republicans are renewing their push to hold a legislative hearing into sexual assault allegations two women have made against the state’s Democratic lieutenant governor. Democrats quickly opposed the request and called it a political stunt. GOP Del. Rob Bell sent ...
2019-06-18, 18:52

Senate Republicans pray Trump will take budget deal Congress and the White House are moving toward an ambitious budget deal, but the big question still remains: What will President Donald Trump do? Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Republican senators are pushing Trump to accept an agreement with Democrats that would avoid stiff budget cuts...
2019-07-18, 11:13

Republicans lash Trump for being open to foreign oppo Soon after Donald Trump sparked his latest all-consuming controversy, Lindsey Graham spoke to the president and urged him to rethink his willingness to use foreign opposition research against his political opponents. “The law is pretty clear. You can’t take anything of value from a foreign governme...
2019-06-13, 19:26

Republicans start whacking Trump for attacks on congresswomen After a day of silence, congressional Republicans began to harshly criticize President Donald Trump for demanding that liberal freshman congresswomen “go back” where they came from — with some GOP lawmakers decrying his comments as “racist” and calling for him to apologize and remove his tweets.The ...
2019-07-15, 21:13

Illinois Republicans urge Trump to keep Blagojevich in prison Illinois’ delegation of House Republicans on Thursday urged President Donald Trump not to commute the sentence of Rod Blagojevich, the state’s former governor, after the president told reporters he was considering doing so.In a statement, Reps. Darin LaHood, John Shimkus, Adam Kinzinger, Rodney Davi...
2019-08-09, 03:26

Confirmation Bias review: how the Republicans took the supreme court The New York Times’ chief reporter in Washington has produced an indispensable guide to an epochal shift in US politicsConfirmation Bias lifts the curtain on Republican efforts to make the federal bench a black-robed adjunct. When it comes to the judiciary, the GOP is portrayed as disciplined and re...
2019-06-30, 14:52

Josh Hawley rattles Republicans as he derails GOP judge Sen. Josh Hawley makes no apologies for bringing down a Republican judicial nominee — even if his tactics irritate some of his own GOP colleagues. Michael Bogren’s withdrawal Tuesday from consideration to serve on a federal district court was a striking knockout for the Senate's youngest member, a ...
2019-06-13, 04:26

Democrats pressure Republicans by advancing gun control bills U.S. Democrats in Congress, looking to heighten their profile on the hot-button issue of gun control, moved forward on Tuesday with new measures aimed at curbing gun violence, after President Donald Trump huddled with Republican leaders....
2019-09-11, 08:26

How Florida’s summer of slime turned Republicans into eco-warriors After toxins in the water killed animals and left humans scared to swim, the state’s future governor made cleanup a campaign issueIt was a sweltering late summer day in southern Florida when Becky Harris took her dogs to run along the bank of the St Lucie River. Her white Pomeranian, Pandora, was of...
2019-07-09, 08:13

Why Oregon Republicans Vanished Over a Climate Change Vote Republican lawmakers left the Oregon State Capitol last week to prevent a vote on a climate change bill they oppose. As the police pursue them and the Democrats wait, the bill hangs in the balance....
2019-06-27, 20:13

‘American Carnage’ Shows How War Between Republicans Led to Their Peace With Trump In his deeply reported new book, Tim Alberta writes about George W. Bush, Sarah Palin, the Tea Party and the transformation that led to the G.O.P.’s loyal support for the current president....
2019-07-09, 23:39

Republicans Are Going to Great Lengths to Distract from Trump’s Racism A week has passed since Donald Trump tweeted an undeniably racist message about four Democratic congresswomen, telling them to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came.” But the outrage hasn’t abated. Nor should it. And Republicans are still struggling to figure out how to respon...
2019-07-21, 19:26

No One Attacked Trump More in 2016 Than Republicans. It Didn’t Work. Revisiting the blistering criticism from President Trump’s own party raises questions about whether the search for a killer line on Mr. Trump is a fool’s errand for Democrats in 2020....
2019-08-14, 15:13

Deprived of Power, House Republicans Head for the Exits Six House Republicans announced retirements over the last two weeks, making the road to a G.O.P. majority that much steeper and the conference that much whiter and more male....
2019-08-03, 05:00

Republicans raise $20.7M in June -- more than double Dems' $8.5M haul The Republican National Committee raised more than twice as much as the Democratic National Committee in June – $20.7 million compared to the DNC’s $8.5 million, according to Federal Election Commission filings, Politico reported.  ...
2019-07-21, 20:13

Republicans revolt against White House budget plan Senate Republicans are rebelling against the Trump administration’s proposed fix to a fiscal pile-up this fall, rejecting a one-year stopgap funding bill as insufficient for the military.In a letter to President Donald Trump's budget negotiators led by close Trump ally Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, ...
2019-07-04, 00:26

US: Republicans resist calls for urgent action on gun control Democrats and over 200 city mayors have urged Mitch McConnell to bring senators back to Washington to vote on gun control. NRA chief Wayne LaPierre reportedly warned President Trump against background check legislation....
2019-08-09, 08:00

Trump, Republicans raise $105 million in second quarter for re-election bid U.S. President Donald Trump and the Republican Party together raised $105 million in the second quarter this year, with Trump's re-election campaign taking in $54 million of the total, the president's campaign said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02, 16:52

Democrats or Republicans: Which party has the best plan to fix Social Security? Changes will soon need to be made, so it's time to consider which line of thinking should be applied to Social Security.       ...
2019-08-04, 21:13