Serial Child Rapist Had More Victims, Bucks County Authorities Believe

Serial Child Rapist Had More Victims, Bucks County Authorities Believe

Investigators said Thomas frequently videotaped the alleged attacks and recordings were recovered from his home, although they had yet to be reviewed, CBS Philly reports . Writings found in Thomas' trailer suggest that he may have been subjecting kids to sickening abuse for almost four decades. Thomas worked as a handyman. Read More

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to cut $30M in state funding to Penn

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to cut $30M in state funding to Penn

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf will deliver his budget address to a joint session of the General Assembly at the State Capitol in Harrisburg Tuesday morning. Pennsylvania's budget, by law, is required to be approved by lawmakers and signed by the Governor at the start of the fiscal year on July 1. The governor is expecting that raising the minimum wage - a proposal he has backed in the past, but which the legislature has not supported - would increase state revenue by $95 million. Read More

Homeland chief: I should have delayed order on immigration

That same story claimed that DHS had initially interpreted the order so that it didn't apply to green-card holders - only to be overruled by Steve Bannon and Stephen Miller, who wanted green-card holders admitted into the USA on a case-by-case basis. Read More

Conway has talked about the 'Bowling Green Massacre' before

After performing the Talking Heads' hit " Once in a Lifetime " on Saturday night, Rolling Stone noted that Colbert mocked Conway for accusing the media of covering up the "Bowling Green Massacre". Conway denied that report , saying she "could not do live Sunday shows this week [because] of family". He did that for exactly the same reasons. Though two Iraqi nationals living in Bowling Green, Kentucky, were arrested in 2011 for plotting to send money and weapons to al-Qaida operatives ... Read More

Senate Democrats #HoldTheFloor to protest confirmation of DeVos

Senate Democrats #HoldTheFloor to protest confirmation of DeVos

Schumer (D-N.Y.) February 1 encouraging them to vote "no' on her confirmation". Then again, so have a lot of other Republicans in Washington , as DeVos admitted in her one confirmation hearing that " it's possible " that she and her husband (Dick DeVos Jr.) have given $200 million to candidates over the years. Read More

Paris police: Soldier opens fire outside Louvre Museum

Paris police: Soldier opens fire outside Louvre Museum

Trumps contrasting reactions to the two attacks have raised questions about how the identities of the suspects and victims informs the President's response. The Louvre, home to numerous celebrated art works, is the world's most visited museum. Soldiers on patrol are part of security measures that have been beefed up in the wake of terror attacks in France in 2015 and 2016. Read More

Colder for the weekend with only a slight chance of snow Sunday

Colder for the weekend with only a slight chance of snow Sunday

Monday NightPartly cloudy, with a low around 36. Sunday Night: Increasing clouds, with a low around 38. Some drizzle and light rain may develop late Sunday night and early Monday as low level moisture moves north across the area. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Tuesday night , a chance of rain before 2 a.m., then a chance of rain and snow. Northeast wind 10 to 13 miles per hour. Read More

Remains found in area where North Texas woman disappeared

Robert Fabian, who was named a suspect two weeks after Verk went missing, was arrested early Saturday in Alpine, Texas on a warrant for tampering with, or fabricating, physical evidence by concealing a human corpse, according to a statement from the Alpine Police Department. Read More

The No Free Speech Movement at Berkeley

The No Free Speech Movement at Berkeley

But you cannot - you can say, "We're going to protest; we can protest outside", 'cause you don't have to go in - but you don't have the right to destroy other people's stuff. In allowing Yiannopoulos to speak despite sharp criticism, UC Berkeley officials were true to the spirit of the Free Speech movement born on their campus in 1964 to protest a ban on distributing civil rights flyers. Read More

White House national security adviser: Iran is 'on notice'

White House national security adviser: Iran is 'on notice'

The comments came after Trump and his senior security aide, Michael Flynn, said the USA had put Iran "on notice" for its test of a ballistic missile last week. Yet administration officials emphasized that their allegations were unrelated to Iran's obligations under the Iran nuclear deal that President Barack Obama and world leaders negotiated. Read More

Democrats Delay Pruitt Confirmation for EPA; Republicans Strike Back

It's the second time this week GOP-led committees had to toss out the rules to respond to boycotting Democrats. Senate rules require at least one minority member be present for committee votes to proceed. "Pruitt is unacceptable", Klotz said. Tom Carper, D-Delaware, on Tuesday asked that consideration of Pruitt's nomination be postponed until senators received more complete answers. Read More

Man indicted in shooting death of ex-NFL player Joe McKnight

As a result of the indictment, Gasser's bond was increased to $750,000 by Judge June Darensburg of the 24th Judicial District Court. He said the grand jury's decision to indict Gasser on a second-degree murder charge was based on a "totality of the evidence". Read More

Two Republican senators say they will vote against DeVos for education secretary

Two Republican senators say they will vote against DeVos for education secretary

Nevertheless her concentration on charter schools and vouchers raises the question of whether or not she fully appreciates that the secretary of education's primary focus must be on helping states and communities, parents, teachers, school board members and administrators strengthen our public schools. Read More

Zeldin: Trump Holocaust message should have referred to Jews

The museum says: "The Holocaust was the systematic, state-sponsored murder of six million Jews by Nazi Germany and its collaborators". Videos from a 1982 interview with Rae has been posted to Twitter by New York Times Magazine writer Jody Rosen, in which the elder Kushner is seen speaking about her own experience as a Jewish refugee during World War II for the Kean College of New Jersey Holocaust Resource Center. Read More

A FedEx driver will keep job after saving flag from burning

A FedEx driver will keep job after saving flag from burning

A FedEx driver named Matt Uhrin has received support from the company after preventing a small group of protesters from burning an American flag. Iowa City Police Sgt. Many people on Twitter pleaded with FedEx not to fire Uhrin, although some were less sympathetic. The group said their message behind burning the flag wasn't anti-veteran. Read More

Accused Florida Airport Shooter Pleads Not Guilty

Audio clip: Listen to audio clip . "Yes, I do", he replied. On Monday, Santiago will be arraigned in federal court. He is charged with five counts of causing death at an global airport, six counts of causing serious bodily injury at an worldwide airport, five counts of causing death during a crime of violence and six counts of using a firearm during a crime of violence. Read More

Protests Erupt Nationwide for Second Day Over Trump's Travel Ban

Refugees traveling into the USA on Friday night were being detained at airports . Katie Kirkpatrick said she attended the Hamtramck protest to support the interests of her 15-year-old daughter. The plaintiffs included two Iraqi refugees who had spent hours detained at JFK: Hameed Khalid Darweesh , who had worked for the U.S. government for a decade, and Haider Sameer Abdulkhaleq Alshawi, who was joining his wife, a USA contractor, in the country. Read More

King to Oppose Trump's Education Secretary Nominee

King to Oppose Trump's Education Secretary Nominee

Sen. Al Franken says he and other Democrats will not vote to approve Betsy DeVos' nomination as Secretary of Education. Oh, how money talks. In a telephone press conference, Patricia Levesque, CEO of the Foundation for Excellence in Education , Matt Brouillette a board member of REACH Foundation, a school choice advocacy group and state Rep. Read More

Dade mayor backs off "sanctuary" policies

Mayor Gimenez said: "I want to make sure we don't put in jeopardy the millions of funds we get from the federal government for a $52,000 issue", he said. "Sanctuaries" are jurisdictions that do not assist federal immigration enforcement officialsby keeping individuals in custody beyond their release date so they can be "picked up" by immigration enforcement. Read More

Illinois AG ready to suspend pay for state workers

Illinois AG ready to suspend pay for state workers

The action comes as the state Senate went home Thursday after delaying plans to vote on sweeping legislation aimed at ending the budget standoff, and as the state's largest employee union is scheduled to start voting Monday on whether to strike over lack of a new contract with the Rauner administration. Read More