Albright: I'm 'Ready To Register As Muslim' To Fight Trump

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and actress Mayim Bialik said they would register as Muslims if President Donald Trump creates a registry of Muslim Americans. "America must remain open to people of all faiths & backgrounds", she wrote below the image. A protest against the potential executive order is now being held in NY tonight, January 25. Read More

Senate Committee Approves Rex Tillerson Nomination By 1 Vote Majority

However, in a joint statement released Sunday , McCain and Graham said that while they still have concerns about Tillerson, they believe he will be "an effective advocate for US interests" and they will therefore vote in favor of his confirmation. Read More

The Michigan counties most vulnerable if Obamacare is repealed

The Michigan counties most vulnerable if Obamacare is repealed

And Republicans who want all traces of Obamacare erased will object to giving states the option of keeping the ACA. Often referred to as " Obamacare ", the signature legislation of former President Barack Obama's administration ushered in free preventive care, from annual physicals to free mammograms and colonoscopies, coverage for those with pre-existing conditions and children remaining on their parents' health plans until age 26. Read More

Trump to nominate former Rep. Heather Wilson as Air Force Secretary

Trump to nominate former Rep. Heather Wilson as Air Force Secretary

A White House statement said Monday that Wilson would be the first Air Force Academy graduate to hold the position, if confirmed. As a USA representative, Wilson served as a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, and chaired the House Subcommittee on Technical and Tactical Intelligence, according to the release. Read More

Trump Promises Business Leaders Major Border Tax, Rule Cuts

Trump Promises Business Leaders Major Border Tax, Rule Cuts

Trump concluded the meeting by giving the executives an incentive to keep business in America. Eventually, Trump said he'd like eliminate about three-quarters of the existing rules. "It's what the people wanted. We're going to take care of the environment, going to take care of safety, but you are going to get such great service". Read More

Justice Department says Trump's son-in-law can join White House

The law "does not bar this appointment because the president's special hiring authority. exempts positions in the White House Office", the Justice Department said in a legal memorandum. This opinion is based on a law passed in 1978 which gives the president the authority to appoint White House officials, overriding the nepotism law. Read More

Chance for severe weather increasing this evening

Everyone in the Tallahassee-Big Bend area need to ready to take cover within their homes and businesses when suddenly rough weather conditions occur. "But the latest models are hinting that that may not be the case and that we'll just see rain showers late Saturday with a few rumbles of thunder lingering into Sunday", Williams continued. Read More

The Obamas reveal what's next for them in new video

The Obamas reveal what's next for them in new video

The instant President Trump took the oath of office on Friday, an information page about climate change on the White House website was deleted . The @POTUS Twitter account , which was created in 2013, was first used by Obama in May 2015 . Read More

Safety net: Congress must protect it from Trump

Safety net: Congress must protect it from Trump

The pharmaceutical industry will need to move increasingly toward tying the prices of drugs to the results they achieve for patients to remove "waste from the system", Jimenez said. It stopped at Binghamton City Hall Friday, where advocates along with Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo and Broome County Executive Jason Garnar rallied to make sure people don't lose coverage if the ACA is repealed. Read More

ExxonMobil signs $6.6bn deal to double Permian Basin assets in US

The fund owned 27,523 shares of the company's stock after buying an additional 921 shares during the period. Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) now has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 40.36 while the company's industry has 25.77 P/E and the sector P/E is 30.12. Read More

Slain officer's cuffs used to arrest alleged killer

Slain officer's cuffs used to arrest alleged killer

Debra Clayton on January 9., and was restrained with her handcuffs, police said . Loyd's face was heavily bandaged as officers walked him out of Orlando police headquarters. A source within the Orlando Police Department said that they were tapping his cell phone that had been silent for days until today. Mina said that an investigation into the force used against Loyd will be conducted, which is standard procedure. Read More

POTUS Celebrates FLOTUS' Birthday With The Cutest Tweet

POTUS Celebrates FLOTUS' Birthday With The Cutest Tweet

I've been in the world. [.] What thrills me most about Michelle Obama is that the full extent of her legacy is yet to be written. And not strong in that long-suffering, carrying-the-burdens-of-generations way many of us have come to know from our mamas, their mamas and the mamas before them. Read More

Firefighter collapses, 3 workers killed in chemical fume leak

Two deputies who were on scene were also affected and were taken to Mariner's Hospital for evaluation. Five homes in the area were evacuated of residents by local government as a precautionary measure. Sheriff Rick Ramsay told reporters that such drainage holes are typically created to vent gases, but this one was not vented. Two bodies were recovered Monday morning. Read More

Trump's war on the free press escalates

Trump's war on the free press escalates

Ejecting the press from this space would thus reverse a policy of welcoming the media into the president's residence that has been in place for almost 50 years, and serve as an undeniable indication the nascent Trump administration would shirk expectations of transparency. Read More

Somerville Congregations Honor Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Participants in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr . We invite the entire community to be part of this significant day in the life of our community. As for Mary Blocker, Glenda Inzar and Leila Watson, you can find them every year, faithfully sitting on the street corner awaiting the annual parade. Read More

US Congress takes first step to revoke Obama's healthcare law

US Congress takes first step to revoke Obama's healthcare law

The House has agreed to begin debating the budget resolution , with a full vote expected later in the day. That's absurd. Many Americans are disappointed and disillusioned by Obamacare. In effect, under a "continuous coverage" policy, a person with a pre-existing condition would need to avoid having any gap in insurance coverage in order to avoid paying more for insurance or being denied outright. Read More

Cleveland officers in Tamir Rice shooting face disciplinary charges

Cleveland officers in Tamir Rice shooting face disciplinary charges

Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams reviewed the findings of the report and referred them to the Department of Public Safety for a final determination on the appropriate disciplinary action. One of the officers, Chief Williams said, will come before him directly for violation of department rules and procedures. In April, the city settled a federal lawsuit brought by Tamir's family for $6 million. Read More

Madonna and entertainment world react to Barack Obama's farewell address

Madonna and entertainment world react to Barack Obama's farewell address

Near to the end of his hour-long delivery, Obama (eyes welling with tears!) spoke of his wife, Michelle Obama, 52, and of his pride in their two daughters, 18-year-old Malia and 15-year-old Sasha . He also expressed his gratitude to his daughters Sasha and Malia for the sacrifices they made in making his political dreams a reality, and said they "wore the burden of years in the spotlight so easily". Read More

Arizona DPS: Man who 'ambushed' trooper at wreck killed by passing driver

Arizona DPS: Man who 'ambushed' trooper at wreck killed by passing driver

Another person shot the suspect, officials said; it's not clear who that is. The civilian then picked up the trooper's radio and summoned assistance. Milstead said he feared the worst when he headed to the hospital to check on the wounded trooper. DPS said the suspect's condition is not known. According to Milstead, a man traveling westbound on I-10 with his wife in the vehicle, pulled over to help the trooper. Read More

Poll finds stark disconnect between police and the public

Poll finds stark disconnect between police and the public

According to new numbers from the Pew Research Center , 86 percent of the almost 8,000 officers surveyed said fatal encounters between police and black Americans have made their jobs tougher. And they say recent high-profile shootings by and against officers are largely why. Time on the job increases the likelihood that an officer will have discharged a firearm while on duty - 14 percent of officers with five years or less on a department report using a firearm, while 29 percent of those with ... Read More