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Republicans hold North Carolina US House seat

Conservative Republican Dan Bishop won a special election Tuesday for an open House seat in North Carolina, averting a demoralizing Democratic capture of a district the GOP has held for nearly six dec...

Republicans hold North Carolina US House seat

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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 9.48pm BST Some names are already being floated as possible replacements for Bol...
23:00 2019-09-10

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...
13:13 2019-09-11

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...
22:00 2019-06-18

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 accusations of voter fraud....
07:13 2019-09-11

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....
13:26 2019-09-10

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...
09:13 2019-09-11

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.”...
18:13 2019-07-03

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)        ...
20:52 2019-07-03

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....
02:52 2019-09-10

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...
04:00 2019-09-10

#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....
09:13 2019-08-27

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....
04:39 2019-07-10

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....
17:52 2019-09-06

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...
08:00 2019-09-10

Hurricane Dorian is cranking up tornadoes along the South Carolina and North Carolina coasts At least 10 tornadoes have been reported in South Carolina and North Carolina over the past day as Hurricane Dorian approached.        ...
23:52 2019-09-05

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....
06:52 2019-09-02

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       ...
20:39 2019-08-26

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....
03:39 2019-09-07

South Carolina Republicans vote to skip 2020 primary The South Carolina Republican Party executive committee voted Saturday to skip a presidential primary in 2020, leaving an open path for President Donald Trump to win all of the Palmetto State's delegates without competition....
20:00 2019-09-08

Judges to determine if Sen. McSally will hold seat until 2020 election PHOENIX – Federal appellate judges will decide whether Senator Martha McSally can continue to serve at least through the 2020 election. The judges decided to rush the case, with a hearing set for November. Senator McSally was appointed to the seat by Governor Doug Ducey following the death of ...
07:39 2019-08-09

McConnell urges Republicans: Hold your nose and pass budget deal Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged Senate lawmakers to pass a massive federal spending and borrowing deal as Republicans registered their opposition to the measure....
19:26 2019-07-31

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 ...
22:39 2019-08-07

BJP's Manoj Tiwari Retains North East Delhi Seat From losing to BJP in the 2009 Lok Sabha polls as an SP candidate to becoming the party's Delhi chief, life has come a full circle for Bhojpuri singer and actor Manoj Tiwari, who retained the North......
03:00 2019-05-24

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....
12:26 2019-09-12

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....
19:52 2019-09-06

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....
16:39 2019-09-10

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....
07:13 2019-07-12

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...
03:39 2019-09-11

GOP holds US House seat in Penn. special election Republican Fred Keller, a conservative state lawmaker, won the special election for Congress on Tuesday in a heavily Republican district that sprawls across areas of central and northern Pennsylvania that are a stronghold for President Trump. (May 22)        ...
14:13 2019-05-22

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)        ...
19:13 2019-06-28

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. Anoth...
20:39 2019-06-23

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....
10:13 2019-08-26

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....
03:26 2019-07-05

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NCAA regional game that featured three-hour rain delay        ...
04:26 2019-06-01

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....
12:26 2019-09-11

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....
00:39 2019-08-01

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, ...
22:26 2019-07-03

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....
02:13 2019-08-03

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....
08:13 2019-06-21

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....
23:26 2019-07-23

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......
18:52 2019-06-17

North Carolina man sentenced for raping unconscious wife A North Carolina man has been sentenced to four years in prison for raping his wife, who was a service member at a military base in Washington state....
00:39 2019-06-06

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...
13:26 2019-06-19

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 ...
18:00 2019-07-15

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...
12:00 2019-06-28

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....
03:52 2019-09-05

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...
12:13 2019-06-28

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...
14:00 2019-06-06

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....
21:13 2019-08-29

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.        ...
13:13 2019-06-17

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....
07:52 2019-06-12

North Carolina beats Georgia Tech 10-2 for ACC title Aaron Sabato and Ashton McGee each hit 2-run homers during 4-run 6h inning, North Carolina wins Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title by beating Georgia Tech 10-2        ...
22:52 2019-05-26

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....
04:00 2019-06-04

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...
05:00 2019-06-18

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 ...
02:13 2019-07-11

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....
01:39 2019-08-23

North Carolina moves to help offenders clear their records RALEIGH, NC — 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 applications trying to fin...
21:00 2019-05-27

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)        ...
11:39 2019-09-06

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....
19:00 2019-09-06

Mom, boyfriend charged in death of North Carolina toddler CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman and her boyfriend have been charged in the death of her 1-year-old child. A Charlotte-Mecklenburg police statement says 24-year-old Yasmine Danielle Richardson and 23-year-old Daquan Harmon McFadden are charged with felony child abuse inflicting serious injur...
18:52 2019-07-31

North Carolina wants to know who owns voting-machine makers RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina’s elections board is delaying a decision on certifying voting-machine makers until learning more about who owns them as worries grow about foreign interference. Elections board chairman Robert Cordle said Friday that the board wants to look more closely at w...
20:39 2019-06-14

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 ...
17:00 2019-06-19

Manoj Tiwari Visits Sheila Dikshit After Winning Delhi North East Seat The two had a 20-minute meeting in which they "acknowledged that political rivals can have friendly and harmonious relations" and Mr Tiwari told the Congress leader he had always treated her like his......
19:52 2019-05-25

Senate Republicans Warn White House Against Mexico Tariffs In a contentious meeting at the Capitol, Senate Republicans told senior White House officials that they are prepared to resist tariffs on Mexico if President Trump pushes forward....
00:13 2019-06-05

House Democrats, Republicans unite to repeal ObamaCare 'Cadillac Tax' An overwhelming bipartisan majority of the House of Representatives voted Wednesday to repeal the Affordable Care Act's so-called "Cadillac Tax" more than eight years after the legislation known as "ObamaCare" became law....
01:13 2019-07-19

U.S. House Republicans ask to review Amazon Web Services after Capital One breach Amazon.com Inc was asked by Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday to brief them on security protocols for its cloud storage service after a massive data breach of Capital One Financial Corp by a suspect formerly employed by the online retailer....
23:13 2019-08-01

Ahead of House hearing, Republicans sharpen knives for Mueller Robert Mueller stayed mum for nearly two years in the face of repeated verbal attacks on his integrity by President Donald Trump and his conservative Republican allies in Congress....
23:26 2019-07-23

House Republicans defend Trump over ‘racist’ attack on Dems Top House Republicans rallied to President Trump’s defense on Tuesday ahead of a vote on a Democratic resolution condemning his attacks on four freshmen lawmakers. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy denied that the presidents tweets and comments over the past three days targeting the four Democrat...
19:39 2019-07-16

House approves $19.1B disaster aid bill blocked three times by Republicans The House of Representatives approved a $19.1 disaster relief bill Monday, sending the measure to President Trump after conservative Republican lawmakers had blocked three separate attempts to pass the bill by a voice vote last week....
03:13 2019-06-04

House Republicans try to spin Trump's foreign dirt comment Amid blistering bipartisan criticism of President Donald Trump’s willingness to accept dirt on his 2020 rivals from foreign adversaries, House Republicans decided Thursday that they had found the real culprit: Democrats.The top Republican in the House, California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, repeatedly refu...
22:39 2019-06-13

Republican Fred Keller wins House seat in Pennsylvania vote Republican Fred Keller became the newest member of the U.S. House late Tuesday, winning a special election in Pennsylvania to fill a seat that's been vacant since January....
17:39 2019-05-22

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       ...
07:39 2019-09-14

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....
23:26 2019-06-17

North Carolina shuts out Auburn 2-0 to force deciding game CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Austin Bergner and Austin Love combined to pitch a six-hit shutout and Ike Freeman hit a two-run single in the first inning as North Carolina defeated Auburn 2-0 on Sunday to force a deciding Game 3 in the Chapel Hill Super Regional. After giving up nine runs in the final tw...
23:26 2019-06-09

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 ...
19:00 2019-09-06

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....
02:39 2019-06-01

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 ...
02:52 2019-06-21

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....
05:13 2019-07-19

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...
21:01 2019-05-21

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)        ...
18:13 2019-09-06

North Carolina wealth manager guilty in $15M Ponzi scheme RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — 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. News outlets report 46-year-old Stephen Peters was found guilty on 20 counts of fraud Thursday. Authorities sa...
23:01 2019-06-07

‘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...
16:13 2019-07-11

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....
20:13 2019-06-21

Barry Manilow gifts North Carolina high school $100,000 LAS VEGAS (AP) — Barry Manilow gifted $100,000 worth of new band gear to a North Carolina high school in an area still recovering from Hurricane Florence. News outlets report the band at East Duplin High School couldn’t afford new instruments and uniforms, so they entered a national contest by...
16:39 2019-06-21

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...
04:13 2019-09-04

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...
23:00 2019-09-06

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....
21:13 2019-06-12

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.        ...
16:39 2019-06-18

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....
17:39 2019-09-17

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...
00:52 2019-07-24

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...
02:13 2019-07-24

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....
23:52 2019-08-21

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. ̶...
23:26 2019-09-10

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....
14:52 2019-05-28

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....
13:26 2019-07-03

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.        ...
06:13 2019-06-17

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....
02:52 2019-06-17

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...
17:13 2019-06-13

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 ...
22:52 2019-06-11

'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...
09:13 2019-08-27

With Eye On 2020, Trump Rallies Support For Republican in North Carolina US 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......
12:13 2019-09-10

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...
09:26 2019-06-12

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       ...
16:13 2019-08-21

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......
01:26 2019-07-13

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.        ...
22:52 2019-07-23

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...
23:52 2019-07-12

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...
23:39 2019-08-12

Woley, Julien rally Auburn past North Carolina 11-7 CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Rankin Woley had a 3-run double in the eighth inning, Edouard Julien a 3-run homer in the ninth and Auburn scored nine runs in the last two innings on Saturday to rally for an 11-7 win over North Carolina in the first game of the Chapel Hill super regional. Tar Heels’ ...
00:00 2019-06-09

Democrat Cal Cunningham enters North Carolina Senate race RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A former state senator tells The Associated Press he’s running for the U.S. Senate seat held by Republican incumbent Thom Tillis. Democrat Cal Cunningham had been campaigning for lieutenant governor in North Carolina, but he announced Monday he’s switching 2020 races...
14:13 2019-06-17

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....
01:52 2019-05-28

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....
01:13 2019-09-09

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...
17:13 2019-06-17

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.        ...
22:39 2019-08-12

Republicans hope Trump’s closing argument secures win in N.C. House race Voters cast their final ballots Tuesday in a long-disputed race that has proved surprisingly competitive despite Trump easily winning the district in 2016....
22:39 2019-09-10

House Republicans demand details on Dems' mysterious trips to Mexico Republicans on the House Oversight Committee are calling on their Democratic colleagues to provide more details about a series of trips taken into Mexico while staff were touring border detention facilities – amid reports that at least one Democrat has been involved in “coaching” migrants there on h...
18:00 2019-09-09

House Republicans block $19.1 billion nationwide disaster aid bill for third time A lone conservative objected as Democrats tried to advance long-delayed legislation that would spread more than $19 billion to U.S. states, territories....
23:13 2019-05-30

Republican Tenney leans toward running for the battleground House seat she lost in 2018 Tenney told CNBC she met earlier this year with leaders from the National Republican Congressional Committee, who encouraged her to run for the New York 22nd District seat she lost to Democrat Anthony Brindisi by one percentage point....
22:52 2019-07-16

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....
08:26 2019-09-04

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....
18:13 2019-07-31

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....
18:52 2019-08-18

Hurricane Dorian lashes North Carolina, thousands still missing in Bahamas Hurricane Dorian has killed at least 30 people in the Bahamas, but officials are bracing for the death toll to climb significantly when the extent of the devastation becomes clear — as the weakened Category 1 storm continued its assault on North Carolina on Friday. “Literally hundreds, u...
19:00 2019-09-06

'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....
19:00 2019-09-06

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.        ...
11:39 2019-09-06

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)        ...
23:39 2019-09-04

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...
01:26 2019-06-13

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. ...
19:39 2019-09-04

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......
17:39 2019-07-22

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 ...
19:00 2019-09-05

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....
13:00 2019-09-04

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...
19:39 2019-09-14

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. ...
08:52 2019-07-17

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....
03:39 2019-08-20

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....
00:52 2019-07-25

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...
20:13 2019-06-29

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....
00:52 2019-08-28

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....
01:52 2019-07-16

Western North Carolina hit by 12 inches of rain; state declares emergency More than 12 inches of rain has triggered major flooding in parts of western North Carolina as the southeastern United States faces more flooding downpours into midweek....
21:52 2019-06-09

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....
03:39 2019-09-12

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.        ...
22:39 2019-06-06

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....
21:26 2019-09-06

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....
22:13 2019-06-07

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...
12:52 2019-07-10

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....
03:39 2019-07-06

Slain North Carolina student gets Purple Heart, Bronze Star WAYNESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A University of North Carolina student who was killed when he tackled a gunman who opened fire inside a classroom has been posthumously awarded the highest military honors. Twenty-one-year-old Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell was awarded a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. The Cha...
14:39 2019-05-24

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 ...
18:39 2019-09-07

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....
20:39 2019-07-15

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......
19:52 2019-07-19

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 ...
21:39 2019-08-27

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....
20:13 2019-09-06

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....
09:39 2019-07-04

With eye on 2020, Trump touts Republican in North Carolina special election 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....
20:52 2019-09-09

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......
02:13 2019-06-06

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....
05:13 2019-09-12

Hurricane Dorian makes landfall in North Carolina as Category 1 storm Hurricane Dorian made landfall in North Carolina Friday after it weakened to a Category 1 storm, and is accelerating its movement toward the Northeast....
19:52 2019-09-06

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...
02:00 2019-08-27

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...
21:26 2019-06-16

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...
16:13 2019-09-12

‘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....
00:26 2019-06-11

Republicans Melt Down After House Democrat Calls Child Migrant Deaths 'Intentional' Republican members of the House Homeland Security Committee voted to remove Illinois Rep. Lauren Underwood’s comments from the congressional record on Wednesday after she said that the growing deaths of migrant children in immigration custody are an intentional result of Trump administration policie...
21:26 2019-05-23

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....
17:39 2019-09-11

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....
21:00 2019-09-04

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.        ...
20:39 2019-06-12

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....
13:52 2019-09-04

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....
20:13 2019-09-07

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. ...
22:00 2019-06-27

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...
20:39 2019-09-06

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...
12:39 2019-06-03

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....
23:00 2019-07-19

A small plane crashed into a North Carolina home, killing the pilot and one resident Authorities in North Carolina say a small plane crashed into a home, killing two people and injuring another.        ...
18:13 2019-06-28

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....
04:52 2019-09-10

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.        ...
18:13 2019-07-03

Hurricane Dorian: category 1 storm makes landfall in North Carolina – live Hurricane makes first US landfall at Cape HatterasAt least 30 dead in the Bahamas with expectation toll may rise 3.20pm BST The Guardian’s Oliver Laughland is now on Grand Bahama island and will file a dispatch later today. Here is the report, updated this morning, from Nassau, in conjunction with t...
16:39 2019-09-06

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...
09:13 2019-09-11

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....
17:39 2019-09-11

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....
23:26 2019-09-06

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....
02:13 2019-07-03

Trump slams progressive congresswomen at fiery 'MAGA' rally in North Carolina President Trump, at a fiery "Make America Great Again" campaign rally Wednesday night in Greenville, North Carolina, blasted four progressive congresswomen, Reps. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, Rashida Tlaib of Michigan, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Ayanna Pressley of Massachusetts, with whom ...
05:39 2019-07-18

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....
04:26 2019-07-18

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 ...
02:13 2019-06-22

‘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....
17:39 2019-06-04

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....
16:13 2019-08-21

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....
22:00 2019-08-27

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....
17:39 2019-08-27

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....
15:39 2019-09-03

North Carolina day care closing after children wander off, found on busy highway A day care in North Carolina is set to close after six of the children being cared for at the center wandered away from teachers in December and onto a busy highway, officials said Monday....
18:26 2019-05-22

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.       ...
01:39 2019-08-24

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....
12:26 2019-07-12

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....
19:52 2019-08-06

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....
19:39 2019-06-04

‘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, ...
23:00 2019-06-06

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.        ...
09:39 2019-08-30

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....
20:52 2019-06-15

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...
07:52 2019-07-13

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....
21:39 2019-06-06

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...
12:26 2019-06-09

Climate hawk House Republicans oppose Trump rollback of Obama methane rule Leading House Republicans who back federal policies to curb climate change say they oppose the Trump administration's move Thursday to eliminate direct federal regulation of methane, a potent greenhouse gas....
08:52 2019-08-30

House to hold second hearing on 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
01:26 2019-06-12

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....
21:26 2019-06-27

North Carolina's Dem governor vetoes bill requiring police cooperation with ICE on illegal immigrants North Carolina’s Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper vetoed a bill Wednesday that would have made it mandatory for state and local law enforcement to comply with detainer requests from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)....
11:26 2019-08-22

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....
12:26 2019-08-29

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.        ...
01:39 2019-06-05

Trump, Pence rally support for Republican candidate in North Carolina special election The White House’s heavy involvement in the race stood in contrast to Trump’s remarks earlier Monday, when he denied that the contest had any national importance....
05:13 2019-09-10

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.       ...
18:52 2019-07-17

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....
18:39 2019-06-30

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....
03:52 2019-06-28

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. ...
09:39 2019-09-18

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...
21:52 2019-07-19

Sheriff's deputies in North Carolina are unsure why a woman tied up her husband and castrated him Victoria Frabutt, 56, is in jail after "severing her husband's penis," according to the Carteret County Sheriff's Office.        ...
12:26 2019-09-11

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....
20:52 2019-06-15

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...
03:26 2019-06-06

North Carolina lawmakers fail to override veto of ‘Born Alive’ abortion bill North Carolina Republican lawmakers failed on Wednesday to override a veto issued by the state's Democratic governor against a proposal create criminal penalties for doctors and nurses with failing to care for an infant during an unsuccessful abortion. ...
01:26 2019-06-06

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....
06:52 2019-05-30

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.”...
17:13 2019-08-29

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...
06:13 2019-07-18

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....
18:52 2019-06-04

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....
13:13 2019-08-07

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....
17:52 2019-07-11

House Republicans, seeking path back to majority, vow to try again on scrapping health-care law, curbing deficits Health care remains an albatross for the GOP, two years after the Affordable Care Act replacement effort sputtered. So does the national debt, which has continued to skyrocket....
07:13 2019-09-14

The Latest: Trump, Abe hold talks on North Korea, trade TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s visit to Japan (all times local): 11:20 a.m. President Donald Trump says he has a good feeling about getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. Speaking Monday alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tokyo, Trump said the U.S...
04:39 2019-05-27

The Latest: China, North Korean leaders hold talks BEIJING (AP) — The Latest on Chinese President Xi Jinping’s state visit to North Korea (all times local): 3:30 p.m. The leaders of China and North Korea are holding talks in the North Korean capital. China’s official Xinhua News Agency said President Xi Jinping and North Korean leader Ki...
12:52 2019-06-20

House to hold second hearing on Boeing 737 Max The June 19 will be the second held by the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, which is conducting its own investigation into the FAA's process for certifying the Boeing jet....
01:26 2019-06-12

UPDATE 1-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....
13:13 2019-08-07

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....
18:13 2019-07-22

North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry. The post North Carolina man pleads guilty to killing 3 Muslim students in confrontation that families said was sparked by bigotry appeared first on LEX18.com....
16:52 2019-06-12

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.        ...
17:39 2019-06-03

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....
10:39 2019-09-16

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....
18:26 2019-07-21

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.        ...
04:13 2019-05-23

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....
17:26 2019-08-03

‘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.        ...
11:39 2019-09-06

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.  ...
13:13 2019-07-17

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.        ...
20:26 2019-08-29

Hurricane Dorian makes landfall over North Carolina's Cape Hatteras as Category 1 storm Dorian's winds knocked out power at nearly 200,000 homes and businesses across North Carolina as massive waves threatened buildings along the coast.        ...
18:13 2019-09-06

Mexico accuses fashion house Carolina Herrera of cultural appropriation The Mexican government has called out fashion house Carolina Herrera for the "cultural appropriation" of indigenous patterns and textiles from Mexico in its latest collection....
02:00 2019-06-13

House Republicans demand hearing after State Dept. cites 'multiple security incidents' under Clinton leadership House Oversight Committee Republicans on Tuesday formally called for a hearing on security breaches at the State Department during Hillary Clinton's leadership, following Monday's revelation that the State Department had uncovered "multiple security incidents" involving more than a dozen employees....
02:00 2019-06-19

UN Security Council To Hold Meeting Over North Korea Missile Tests The United Nations Security Council will meet behind closed doors on Thursday to discuss North Korea's recent ballistic missiles tests, diplomats said....
03:00 2019-08-01

Girl loses 'one leg above the knee' in North Carolina shark attack, father punched fish 5 times: grandmother A teenage girl who lost part of her leg and suffered severe hand injuries after a shark attack at a North Carolina beach Sunday was freed from the fish's jaws when her father jumped into the fray and began beating the sharp-toothed terror....
17:00 2019-06-03

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...
03:52 2019-09-06

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....
17:52 2019-05-28

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....
16:13 2019-07-20

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....
21:26 2019-05-28

Army soldier allegedly opened fire in North Carolina home while on active duty, in uniform: police An active-duty soldier was arrested after he allegedly — while wearing his military-issued ballistic gear — shot into a home in North Carolina on Sunday, leaving him injured in the process....
19:00 2019-06-13

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....
15:52 2019-09-04

At U.N., Britain, France, Germany urge North Korea to hold 'meaningful' talks with U.S Britain, France and Germany called on North Korea to engage in "meaningful" talks with the United States and said international sanctions need to be fully enforced until Pyongyang has dismantled its nuclear and ballistic missile programs....
20:39 2019-08-01

House subcommittee to hold 2nd hearing on Boeing Max safety WASHINGTON (AP) — A U.S. House subcommittee will hold a second hearing on the safety of Boeing’s 737 Max jets on June 19, according to two people briefed on the matter. They say the group wants to hear from front-line users of the planes, including pilots and flight attendants. Neither person ...
20:39 2019-06-03

The House Is Threatening to Hold William Barr in Contempt, Again House Democrats are threatening to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for the second time in two months, according to Politico. This time, the threatened contempt citation, which would also target Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, was spurred by the administration’s refusal to ...
03:39 2019-06-04

White House to Hold Social Media Summit The White House will hold a social media summit on July 11, aiming to have a “robust conversation” about online platforms such as Google and Facebook at a time when they are under increasing attack in Washington....
21:26 2019-06-27

U.S. House committee to hold 1st impeachment investigation hearing Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s outspoken, loyal former campaign manager, is scheduled to appear Tuesday to discuss the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller....
20:00 2019-09-17

GM CEO to hold White House meetings with Trump, report says Mary Barra is scheduled to meet with White House officials Thursday on a number of topics, including trade, contract talks, and fuel efficiency standards, Reuters reported. President Trump is expected to attend part of the meetings but his schedule could be affected by Hurricane Dorian....
08:52 2019-09-05

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...
02:52 2019-09-18

House Votes to Hold Barr and Ross in Criminal Contempt After many, many threats, the House finally followed through and held Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt of Congress on Wednesday, according to Politico. It’s only the second time in history that Congress has voted to hold a cabinet member in crimin...
16:00 2019-07-18

House votes to hold Barr, Ross in criminal contempt The House voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for refusing subpoenas to hand over documents about the 2020 census....
10:26 2019-07-18

House panel will hold hearing on bill proposing statehood for DC WASHINGTON — The House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Reform is set to hold a hearing on a bill proposing Washington, D.C., be recognized as the nation’s 51st state. WTOP-FM reports District Mayor Muriel Bowser and Democratic Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton on Thursday announced the July 2...
14:26 2019-05-31

House committee to hold hearings to keep focus on Mueller report The hearings will serve as a stand-in of sorts for Mueller himself, who made clear in public comments last week that he does not want to appear before Congress and would not elaborate on the contents of his report if he were forced to testify....
23:13 2019-06-03

House panel to hold July 17 hearing on aviation safety A U.S. House of Representatives panel will hold a hearing next week on aviation safety in the aftermath of two deadly Boeing Co 737 MAX crashes since October....
03:39 2019-07-12

U.S. House Judiciary chair says panel will hold McGahn in contempt The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee said in a television interview on Monday that his panel will hold the former White House counsel in contempt of Congress for not testifying....
21:39 2019-05-21

House panel to hold hearing on treatment of migrant children The House Oversight Committee has scheduled a hearing next week on the separation and treatment of immigrant children and has launched an investigation into reports of offensive Facebook posts by border patrol officers, the panel said on Tuesday....
01:00 2019-07-03

Worried about a middle seat with that basic economy ticket? Reserve a seat ⁠— for a fee American Airlines just expanded the window where basic economy passengers can buy seat assignments from 48 hours to a week before the flight.       ...
13:39 2019-07-23

House Dems to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question House Democrats are moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying a subpoena for information about efforts to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.“Unfortunately, your actions are part of a pattern,” House Oversight and R...
23:39 2019-06-03

Watch live: House votes on whether to hold William Barr in contempt The House is scheduled to vote Wednesday on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr in contempt for failing to comply with a subpoena over information from the Mueller investigation....
17:39 2019-06-12

Trump could decide over the weekend to hold off on tariffs, White House official says Marc Short, the vice president’s chief of staff, told reporters that “there’s still a long way to go” in negotiations with Mexican officials about the surge of migrants at the southern border....
16:52 2019-06-07

U.S. House committee to hold hearing on proposed fuel efficiency freeze The House Energy and Commerce Committee said on Tuesday it plans a June 20 hearing on the Trump administration's proposal to freeze fuel efficiency standards at 2020 levels through 2026....
00:52 2019-06-12

Only House Democrats can hold Trump accountable and Mueller's testimony proved it If House Democrats want President Trump held formally accountable for his conduct surrounding Russian election interference, they'll need to do it all on their own...
02:52 2019-07-25

House Judiciary Committee to hold June 10 hearing on Mueller report The Democrat-controlled U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on June 10 on Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and its connections to Donald Trump's campaign....
22:52 2019-06-03

House to hold contempt vote on Barr, Ross next week: Pelosi The U.S. House of Representatives will vote next week on whether to hold U.S. Attorney General William Barr and U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in criminal contempt for failing to comply with congressional subpoenas over the 2020 census, House Speakers Nancy Pelosi said....
22:13 2019-07-11

4th Ranking House Democrat Calls for Impeachment Investigation to ‘Hold This President Accountable’ (WASHINGTON) — Rep. Ben Ray Luján on Monday became the highest-ranking Democrat in the House to call for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, saying it’s time to hold him accountable. The New Mexico congressman, third in line behind House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and...
23:13 2019-08-19

House committee votes to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt The House Oversight Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt for failing to turn over documents about a citizenship question the Trump administration wanted added to the census. Following the 24 to 15 vote, the matter will be refe...
07:00 2019-06-13

Census controversy: House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt William Barr and Wilbur Ross face congressional action over refusal to turn over materials relating to changes in national countA congressional committee led by Democrats voted to hold the US attorney general, William Barr, and the commerce secretary, Wilbur Ross, in contempt on Wednesday for their ...
05:26 2019-06-13

House Democrats likely to hold AG Barr in contempt after DOJ denies demand for census documents The Justice Department on Thursday denied a House committee's demand for more documents related to the Trump administration's decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, which likely will lead to another contempt-of-Congress citation for Attorney General William Barr....
05:26 2019-06-07

House Oversight plans vote to hold Kellyanne Conway in contempt unless she testifies The chairman of the House Oversight Committee on Monday said the panel will vote to hold White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in contempt of Congress later this month unless she agrees to appear to testify in a hearing....
16:00 2019-07-16

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....
04:26 2019-09-07

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.        ...
10:52 2019-06-05

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....
15:52 2019-05-28

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....
20:00 2019-05-22

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....
16:26 2019-07-23

House committee launches investigation of plan to hold next G-7 summit at Trump's Doral resort House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, D-N.Y., announced Wednesday he was opening an investigation into President Trump’s plan to hold next year’s G-7 summit at his golf resort outside Miami....
00:00 2019-08-29

House Judiciary Committee to hold Mueller report hearing with Watergate figure John Dean Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee announced Monday that they would convene a hearing with John Dean, the former White House counsel to Richard Nixon and a key figure in the Watergate scandal, in an effort to keep the public focus on the Mueller report....
01:13 2019-06-04

House panel votes to hold Trump officials in contempt over census citizenship question – live Democrats voted in oversight committee to hold William Barr and Wilbur Ross in contempt over failure to supply documents relating to the questionSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 9.57pm BST I’m handing over to my colleague Vivian Ho in San Francisco now. 9.48pm BST House Democrat...
23:13 2019-06-12

House Panel Moves to Hold Attorney General and Commerce Secretary in Contempt Over Census Question (WASHINGTON) — The House Oversight Committee is moving to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2...
00:26 2019-06-04

Investigations will not hold up debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: White House official Despite the president's claim that "you can't investigate and legislate simultaneously," certain must-pass pieces of legislation -- including a debt ceiling hike -- will nonetheless move forward, a senior White House official told CNBC....
05:26 2019-05-23

House will vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt of Congress over 2020 Census citizenship question House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer said the House “will not shirk from its oversight of this Administration and its malign effort to silence the voices of millions in our democracy.”...
00:00 2019-07-12

House majority leader to call for vote to hold Barr, Ross in contempt over census question Rep. Steny Hoyer, the House majority leader, will ​call for a floor vote next Tuesday to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt over the White House’s desire to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The development comes as President Trump ha...
22:39 2019-07-11

House Oversight Committee Votes to Hold Attorney General Barr and Commerce Secretary Ross in Contempt (WASHINGTON) — A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. The Democratic-controlled House Oversight Committee...
15:00 2019-06-13

South Korea urges North Korea to hold another summit before Trump visit North Korea should hold another summit with South Korea ahead of U.S. President Donald Trump's visit to Seoul in coming days, South Korea's Special Representative for North Korea Lee Do-Hoon said on Wednesday....
16:39 2019-06-19

'The storm is raging': Hurricane Dorian makes landfall over North Carolina's Cape Hatteras Dorian's winds knocked out power at 215,000 homes and businesses across North Carolina as massive waves threatened buildings along the coast.        ...
19:26 2019-09-06

'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.        ...
21:13 2019-08-27

White House says Trump, North Korea agree Biden is ‘low IQ’ President Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un don’t always see eye-to-eye but they both agree that Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden is a “fool of low IQ,” said White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders. “I think they agree in their assessment of former Vice Preside...
20:26 2019-05-26

Trump agrees with North Korean leader Kim on Biden: White House U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agree on their assessment of former Vice President Joe Biden, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Sunday....
16:52 2019-05-26

Trump's North American trade deal must do more to protect US jobs, House Democrat says Trump's North American trade pact includes sweetheart deals for the oil, gas and pharmaceutical industries that create huge problems for consumers. But it also perpetuates the original NAFTA's core problem: shifting U.S. production to Mexico....
22:39 2019-06-04

White House declines comment on North Korea purge, keeps focus on denuclearization White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders declined to comment on Friday on reports that North Korea has executed its nuclear envoy in a purge of officials who steered negotiations for the failed summit between Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump....
17:26 2019-05-31

White House press secretary bruised in scuffle with North Korean security New White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham reportedly got bruised Sunday after she threw herself into a scrum of North Korean security personnel as she tried to make way for US reporters to cover the meeting between President Trump and Kim Jong Un. Grisham could be seen in videos posted onlin...
17:52 2019-06-30

White House moves to speed vote on North American trade deal The Trump administration on Thursday took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
03:26 2019-05-31

White House moves to speed vote on North America trade deal The Trump administration took a procedural action aimed at speeding up a vote in Congress on the new North American trade deal, but the move rankled House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who has sought more time to review the pact....
08:39 2019-05-31

White House confirms Trump letter to North Korea's Kim ahead of Asia trip The White House confirmed on Sunday that President Donald Trump had sent a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, days before the U.S. president leaves for a trip to Japan and South Korea....
18:00 2019-06-23

North Korea executes envoy to failed U.S. summit -media; White House monitoring North Korea executed its nuclear envoy to the United States as part of a purge of officials who steered negotiations for a failed summit between leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, a South Korean newspaper said on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-31

Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory in North Sumatra JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory in North Sumatra. The post Indonesia disaster official: 30 killed in fire that swept through house doubling as match factory in North Sumatra appeared first on LEX18.com....
13:00 2019-06-21

White House Press Secretary Stephanie Grisham bruised amid scuffle between reporters, North Korean guards North Korean guards pushed and shoved U.S. reporters on Sunday and Grisham was left with bruises in the exchange, according to The Associated Press.        ...
21:00 2019-06-30

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......
11:00 2019-07-16

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...
15:00 2019-05-21

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....
07:13 2019-06-29

| 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....
20:00 2019-06-27

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...
14:13 2019-06-30

The Best Seat On The IL-76 is Right Under Its Nose I am not a short man and I am also not a very rich man, so flying is an exercise in pain for me. Of course, that’s unless my flight is on an Ilyushin Il-76 (NATO callsign: Candid) strategic airlifter. If I’m on a Candid, the only seat for me is right underneath the cockpit behind the panoramic wind...
22:26 2019-08-03

House chaplain prays to exorcise 'all spirits of darkness ... at play in the people’s House' After several wild and bizarre days on Capitol Hill, the chaplain of the House of Representatives opened the legislative day Thursday with a prayer to cast out “all spirits of darkness from this chamber.”...
01:13 2019-07-19

House Democrats ask National Archives for Brett Kavanaugh's White House records The request renews the records fight that dominated Kavanaugh's nomination hearings before the controversy was subsumed by accusations against the then-federal appeals court judge of sexual misconduct....
22:39 2019-08-06

As ex-White House counsel defies subpoena, U.S. House Democrats weigh response Former White House Counsel Don McGahn ignored a subpoena to testify on Tuesday to a U.S. House of Representatives committee, fuelling talk among Democratic lawmakers of possible legal action against him and potential impeachment of President Donald Trump....
21:39 2019-05-21

House votes to protect 'Dreamer' immigrants amid White House opposition The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday passed legislation to end the threat of deportation that has long hung over undocumented immigrants known as "Dreamers" who entered the United States when they were children....
03:13 2019-06-05

Trump orders two ex-White House aides not to testify at House hearing on Tuesday President Donald Trump has ordered two former White House aides not to testify at a House of Representatives committee hearing on Tuesday as the panel considers whether to recommend impeaching Trump....
05:52 2019-09-17

Pondering Impeachment, House Sues Don McGahn, Ex-White House Counsel, for Testimony The Judiciary Committee hopes a federal judge will strike down the White House’s “absolute immunity” claims, clearing the way for testimony from key witnesses to the special counsel....
02:39 2019-08-08

House panel chairman threatens former White House aides with contempt U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Tuesday he would expect former White House aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson to be held in contempt if they do not comply with subpoenas for documents he wants for his panel's probe into whether President Donald Trump obstructed justi...
18:00 2019-06-04

White House Directs Kellyanne Conway to Defy House Subpoena The White House told Kellyanne Conway on Monday not to comply with a congressional subpoena compelling her to testify about compliance with ethics laws....
05:00 2019-07-16

House Approves Immigration Bill, Despite White House Veto Threat WASHINGTON — Democrats shunned a White House veto threat and muscled legislation through the House Tuesday that would bestow a chance for citizenship on an estimated 2 million-plus migrants, a bill that stands virtually no chance of enactment but lets them showcase their efforts on one of thei...
04:13 2019-06-05

No. 2 U.S. House Democrat hopes House will pass funding bill by Friday Steny Hoyer, the No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, said on Wednesday he hopes the House will pass a stopgap government funding bill no later than Friday....
18:39 2019-09-18

White House Orders Hope Hicks to Defy House Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — The White House is again directing former employees not to cooperate with a congressional investigation, this time instructing former aides Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson not to provide documents to the House Judiciary Committee. The letters from the White House to the Judiciary...
19:13 2019-06-04

White House calls on U.S. House to pass Senate's border aid bill The White House on Thursday called on the Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives pass the Republican-controlled Senate's version of a bill to provide funding to address the U.S. border migrant crisis....
19:39 2019-06-27

House Judiciary Committee Subpoenas Former White House Aide Rob Porter (WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House staff secretary Rob Porter as part of its investigation into President Donald Trump’s conduct in office and whether he should be impeached. The subpoena demands that Porter testify at a Sept. 17 hearing. The c...
20:13 2019-08-26

Former White House aides ordered by Trump not to testify at House hearing Former White House Deputy Chief of Staff Rick Dearborn and former White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter were subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee to appear at the hearing on possible obstruction of justice by Trump....
05:52 2019-09-17

House Judiciary Committee subpoenas ex-White House aide Rob Porter The House Judiciary Committee on Monday subpoenaed former White House aide Rob Porter as part of its investigation into whether President Trump obstructed justice during former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation....
22:13 2019-08-26

House Democrats request White House communications sent via personal email The Oversight Committee has asked for copies of all official-business transmissions sent by personal email or encrypted message in violation of federal record-keeping laws....
23:39 2019-07-01

Former White House aide Rob Porter subpoenaed by House Democrats in Trump corruption probe Earlier this month, two other Trump associates — ex-Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski and former White House deputy chief of staff Rick Dearborn — were subpoenaed to testify by the committee....
20:39 2019-08-26

Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn Skips House Hearing, Defying Subpoena (WASHINGTON) — Former White House Counsel Donald McGahn is a no-show at a hearing of the House Judiciary Committee, defying a subpoena for his testimony. President Donald Trump directed McGahn to ignore the committee’s subpoena to testify on Tuesday. A lawyer for McGahn said he would fol...
18:13 2019-05-21

House Democrats subpoena ex-White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson Donaldson was chief of staff to former White House counsel Don McGahn, who on Tuesday defied the Judiciary panel's subpoena to testify about special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Hicks is the former White House communications director....
23:26 2019-05-21

White House blocks former Trump aide from answering House panel’s questions, angering Democrats The White House asserted immunity for Hope Hicks, a private citizen, as she appeared before the House Judiciary Committee. Democrats said the exemption does not exist....
02:39 2019-06-20

House panel postpones Kellyanne Conway contempt vote amid talks with White House House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah E. Cummings said he was postponing the vote “as I work with the White House to try to reach an accommodation” on Conway’s testimony....
02:01 2019-07-25

White House orders two former aides to defy House subpoenas The White House has instructed two former aides to President Donald Trump not to appear at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Tuesday, saying Rick Dearborn and Rob Porter are "absolutely immune" from testifying at what the panel is calling its first impeachment hearing....
13:13 2019-09-17

What's the Safest Seat on an Airplane? Yesterday, @KLMIndia shared and then deleted the following tweet: “According to data studies by Time, the fatality rate for the seats in the middle of the plane is the highest. However, the fatality rate for the seats in the front is marginally lesser and is least for seats at the rear third of the ...
22:26 2019-07-18

How to Survive the Middle Seat Are you currently being jabbed in the midriff by the elbows of dueling strangers? You must be seated in a middle seat on a flight. And we are sorry....
00:00 2019-06-05

The Showdown at the Window Seat There’s a new level of tension brewing between passengers who insist on keeping the shades down and those who demand keeping them up to enjoy the view....
18:13 2019-09-18

Mercedes’ new GLB is a small SUV that’ll seat seven At an event in Utah, Mercedes took the wraps off its latest SUV, the 2020 GLB. The automaker is positioning it between the GLA and GLC. With the SUV and crossover segment still going strong, the automaker is hoping to capture more of that market with......
06:26 2019-06-11

House Judiciary Committee issues subpoenas to former White House staffers Hope Hicks and Annie Donaldson The House Judiciary Committee has subpoenaed former White House communications director Hope Hicks and a former aide in the White House counsel's office....
12:52 2019-05-22

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...
03:39 2019-09-11

What you need to know about Walmart's car seat recycling program Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle -- a global waste management company that works with consumer product companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging -- to offer the nation's largest car seat recycling event, with nearly 4,000 Walmarts parti...
16:52 2019-09-17

Mom gives birth in front seat of her car, son gets it all on camera A Nevada woman gave birth in the front seat of her car while driving to the hospital — and her 11-year-old son caught the whole thing on his cellphone. Rudy Naper was two weeks away from her due date and going to the hospital for her final check-up last week, with all three of her......
23:52 2019-05-30

Joe Kennedy to run for Massachusetts Senate seat WASHINGTON – Rep. Joe Kennedy III will challenge incumbent Ed Markey for the Senate and seek to restore the Kennedy legacy in the upper chamber, the Boston Globe reported. Kennedy, 38, is the grandson of former New York Sen. Bobby Kennedy and the grand-nephew of President John F. Kennedy and former ...
03:52 2019-09-19

New all-electric SEAT Mii due for launch in Oslo News 3 Jun, 2019 SEAT's first all-electric model will make its global debut in Norway, before visiting Liverpool, Paris and Milan on its European tour...
21:52 2019-06-03

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he’s thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Republican Sen. Mike Enzi recently announced he will retire at the end of his current term. Foster Friess told The Associated Press in a statement Wednesday he will...
00:39 2019-05-23

How to Improve Your Chances of Getting a Seat on Amtrak On a recent Amtrak trip, I arrived early, boarded as quickly as possible, and yet, wound up without a seat. I had purchased a “reserved seat” ticket, and when I asked the conductor about this, he told me that everyone on the train had a “reserved seat” ticket and having one did not guarantee you a s...
01:52 2019-07-25

How to Recline Your Airplane Seat Without Being a Dick Modern life may be filled with mundane annoyances, but nothing dehydrates the soul quite like commercial air travel. Stressed, scanned, patted down, and crammed in, airline passengers seem to be research subjects in some kind of grand experiment in humiliation. And we pay hundreds, sometimes thous...
19:39 2019-07-04

The GORUCK GR-1 Is Our Readers' Favorite Under-Seat Bag All four finalists in this week’s Co-Op would do a fine job serving as your personal item while flying, but in the end, the GORUCK GR-1 (also our readers’ favorite backpack, in general) soared the highest....
05:00 2019-05-25

The Best Seat In the Movie Theater, According to a THX Engineer As easy as it is to just stay in and pop on your favorite streaming service while sitting on your couch wearing jammies, actually going to the movies can seem like an event. That, and the fact that ticket prices are out of hand. (Related: RIP MoviePass.)...
21:39 2019-09-17

Nearly-new buying guide: Seat Leon The likeable Leon is a practical hatch with a sporting bent The Leon is the fourth piece in the Volkswagen Group family hatch jigsaw, the one with Spanish eyes. It’s the partygoer, although whether you believe it rocks the night away or simply has an early night like its three siblings depends on h...
11:39 2019-08-29

TFD offers car seat safety classes TUCSON –Tucson Fire Department will be giving over 100 car seats during their Car Seat Safety Class this summer. The department received a $15,000 Car Seat Safety grant in 2018 from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety. The seats are for children ages 2 to 5, weighing 30 to 100 pounds and 32” to ...
03:52 2019-06-07

Car-seat naps outside the car put babies at risk (Reuters Health) - Most infant deaths in car-safety seats happen when the seat is being used as a napping spot, rather than for transportation, a U.S. study shows....
20:00 2019-05-22

These Are Our Readers' Four Favorite Under-Seat Bags Now boarding: our readers’ four favorite under-seat bags. Whether this is the only bag you bring on a weekend getaway, or a companion to your rolling carry-on, you can’t go wrong with any of these options....
00:26 2019-05-24

The Middle Seat of the Near Future May Suck Less In the push to cram more seats into planes, it can seem a little bit like the Federal Aviation Administration has totally forgotten about the poor economy class passengers trying to make their way through the world on a budget. And as more and more airlines start charging you extra for prime seat se...
18:39 2019-07-31

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...
03:26 2019-08-01

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.“...
08:13 2019-08-06

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....
18:00 2019-09-08

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...
21:52 2019-05-24

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 ...
19:26 2019-07-10

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....
09:52 2019-05-28

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...
08:00 2019-07-24

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...
00:26 2019-08-19

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 ...
02:00 2019-06-05

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???...
17:01 2019-07-24

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....
23:39 2019-09-12

Dave Dombrowski ‘surprised’ Red Sox hot seat is warming up After a stretch of time when the Red Sox won three consecutive AL East titles — culminating in a franchise-record 108 wins and a World Series championship last season — Boston general manager Dave Dombrowski is quickly learning how forgetful his fan base can be. Sitting at third place in...
21:26 2019-08-21

EasyJet backless airplane seat isn't real Long queues. Screaming babies. Terrible food. Air travel can be stressful enough -- but a picture posted from a flight from London seemingly showed the journey from hell....
07:39 2019-08-13

Should I stay or should I run? Pompeo under pressure over U.S. Senate seat Republican pressure on Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to run for the U.S. Senate next year to help keep the party's majority intact is coming up against President Donald Trump's hope of keeping one of his most trusted aides in his administration....
01:13 2019-08-23

Climate change is likely to take a back seat at the G-20 summit. Here’s why. Experts say Trump's climate skepticism, coupled with his readiness to start trade wars, has caused world leaders to carefully avoid running afoul of Washington....
18:52 2019-06-27

This Shadowy Two-Seat Roadster Will Be McLaren's Lightest Car Yet McLaren is busy building a portfolio of models to meet every customer’s needs, from the super rich to the ultra rich. From the subtle opulence of the McLaren GT to the brutal speed of the McLaren 720S Spider, the British automaker has something for everyone desperate to speed through those embarrass...
18:13 2019-08-16

Brexit Party Fails To Win First Seat In UK By-Election Anti-EU populist Nigel Farage's new Brexit Party failed to win its first seat in Britain's parliament as it lost out to the main opposition Labour Party in a crunch by-election, results on Friday......
13:52 2019-06-07

Daily on Healthcare: Workplace temperatures in the hot seat Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
22:13 2019-07-23

BMW M1 reborn as 591bhp two-seat plug-in hybrid Vision M Next concept previews a carbonfibre-bodied petrol-electric supercar which will become the new BMW M flagship BMW’s M performance car division is developing a long sought-after successor to the 41-year-old M1 supercar.  Previewed by the Vision M Next concept ahead of an expected debut at th...
11:26 2019-06-28

The Mercedes-Benz GLB Can Seat Seven Without Being Grotesquely Enormous The Mercedes-Benz GLB, initially appearing as a concept before becoming very real, was unveiled tonight in Utah. It’s about the same size as the GLA and GLC, but can seat two more people than those cars in optional configurations. It’ll be made here and sold here, and my early guess is that many, ma...
06:52 2019-06-11

McLaren to expand lineup with 2-seat roadster McLaren Automotive is going with an open-air design with its next Ultimate Series model. And with carbon fiber construction, McLaren says the roadster, due in 2020, will be the lightest car it has ever produced....
20:13 2019-08-16

Scherie Murray is latest Republican to run for AOC’s seat Scherie Murray, a Jamaican-born woman who grew up in Queens and founded a TV production and advertising company, plans to run for the congressional seat held by Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, according to a report. “There is a crisis in Queens, and it’s called AOC,” Murray, 38, told Fox N...
15:52 2019-07-17

Russian politician removed from parliament seat A Russian legislator has been stripped of his seat in the country's upper house of parliament Wednesday, four months after he was arrested on murder charges....
23:13 2019-05-22

Before You Recline Your Airplane Seat, Check the Person Behind You When is it okay to recline your seat on an airplane? The right answer is, of course, “between takeoff and landing.” The better answer, however, might have something to do with the person seated behind you....
19:39 2019-07-22

Special election for NC's congressional seat After a ballot fraud scandal overturned the results of North Carolina’s race for the ninth congressional district, voters went to the polls Tuesday to fill the nation’s only open seat. (Sept. 10)        ...
23:00 2019-09-10

Stop Letting Your Baby Sleep in a Car Seat Outside the Car It may seem convenient to let your sleeping baby continue snoozing in their car seat after you’ve reached your destination, but this could be putting them at risk, says a new study published in the American Academy of Pediatrics journal....
16:13 2019-05-21

Facelifted SEAT Ateca caught on camera News 10 Jul, 2019 A revised version of SEAT’s compact SUV is due for launch next year with updated styling, fresh tech and a potential PHEV powertrain...
07:26 2019-07-11

CBOE SEAT SELLS FOR NEW HIGH OF $3.2 MILLION CHICAGO, June 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that a CBOE seat, or membership, traded for a new all-time high of $3,200,000 earlier today.Today's new record surpassed the previous high price of $3,150,000 for a CBOE seat, which was set on December 11, 2007.On the year,...
14:13 2019-05-22

What's The Best Under-Seat Bag For Low Cost and Basic Economy Air Travel? As air travel sheds its final vestiges of dignity and customer service, we’re all going to have to start getting used to either paying more, or traveling with nothing but a personal item to stow under our seat. Low cost airlines have charged extra for full-sized carry-on bags for years, and now, the...
16:13 2019-05-21

Ringside Seat: With Wilder next, Fury needs win against Wallin Heavyweight lineal champion Tyson Fury is favored to defeat Otto Wallin with ease - and then face Deontay Wilder in a rematch. But Wallin hopes to surprise the world and pull off the upset Saturday in Las Vegas....
18:26 2019-09-13

No one wants the middle seat on airplanes. This design could change that The S1 design from the Colorado-based startup, Molon Labe Seating, features three economy seats in a staggered layout, putting the middle seat slightly behind the aisle and window seats, and at a slightly lower height....
03:00 2019-07-20

Bronx civics teacher inspired by AOC to run – for her seat Meet Bronx resident John Cummings, a Republican and former Harbor Unit cop-turned-high school civics teacher who is mounting a long-shot bid to topple Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez next year. “But to just come from the outside and take somebody on is really difficult,” Cummings told The Post in an e...
23:39 2019-07-12

Trump says he will nominate Christopher Waller to Fed seat U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he intends to nominate Christopher Waller, an executive vice president at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, to a seat on the central bank's board of governors....
01:00 2019-07-03

Walmart's car seat recycling program starts Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle -- a global waste management company that works with consumer product companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging -- to offer the nation's largest car seat recycling event, with nearly 4,000 Walmarts parti...
10:00 2019-09-17

DPS receives grant to enforce the use of seat belts The Arizona Department of Public Safety received a grant to help enforce the use of seat belts on Arizona roads. The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety awarded DPS with a $10,000 grant. The money will be used to pay for overtime and other expenses during the Buckle Up Arizona Enforcement Campaign. ...
16:52 2019-05-21

At $2,200, Could This 1986 Mercedes 560SEC Put You In The Driver’s Seat? Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Mercedes coupe is presently one-size fits all. That’s because its power driver’s seat is stuck in one position. Let’s see if its price puts it in position to still be a good deal....
14:26 2019-09-16

Election To Vellore Lok Sabha Seat On August 5 Polling for the Lok Sabha seat was scheduled for April 18, along with the other constituencies of Tamil Nadu, but was cancelled on April 16 following the recovery of a huge amount of cash allegedly......
14:13 2019-07-04

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....
22:26 2019-06-04

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...
16:39 2019-07-14

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....
02:00 2019-08-02

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.”...
02:00 2019-09-10

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 ...
11:26 2019-07-16

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....
15:26 2019-08-16

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...
20:13 2019-09-02

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...
19:39 2019-05-22

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....
17:26 2019-08-25

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...
02:52 2019-09-14

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....
18:52 2019-07-09

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....
17:00 2019-08-16

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....
05:13 2019-08-29

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...
22:01 2019-07-12

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...
05:13 2019-06-11

GOP leader says Republicans will return to Oregon Senate SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Republicans in the Oregon Senate say they’ll end a more than weeklong walkout over climate legislation that ground the Legislature to a halt. Senate Minority Leader Herman Baertschiger said Friday that Republicans will return Saturday to vote on budget bills and other priori...
20:52 2019-06-28

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...
11:13 2019-07-22

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....
03:13 2019-06-05

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...
11:52 2019-06-10

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....
19:13 2019-07-07

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...
22:52 2019-08-18

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....
22:26 2019-09-18

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...
16:39 2019-08-12

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....
06:52 2019-05-31

The Empty Chair: Why Trump Leaves Behind More Than an Open Seat at the G7 President Trump was the sole leader absent from a meeting on climate change during the closing hours of the G7 Summit in Biarritz, France, but his unoccupied seat at the table didn’t just signal Washington’s absence from the effort against global warming. It was a metaphor for America...
05:13 2019-08-27

Seat Leon Cupra R ABT 4Drive ST 2019 UK review Fastest Seat estate gets even faster with manufacturer-approved tune There’s something decidedly satisfying about a fast estate car. A good one lets drivers make compromises without feeling that life is getting the better of them - and this limited edition Leon might just be one of the best of the...
02:00 2019-06-21

Thriving Mets duo will take a seat with Robinson Cano back Robinson Cano’s return could take away playing time from two of the more productive Mets. With the second baseman on the injured list until Sunday, infielders Dominic Smith and J.D. Davis were getting starts in left field while Jeff McNeil played second. But now that Cano is back, McNeil will shift ...
14:52 2019-06-17

610 Political Parties Won No Seat In Lok Sabha 2019 Elections A total of 610 mainly regional and small political parties across the country failed to win even a single seat in the Lok Sabha elections while 530 got zero per cent vote share....
13:00 2019-06-05

Easyjet passenger pictured sitting on seat with no back EasyJet passengers told of their shock today after a picture emerged of a woman apparently sitting in a seat with no back to it on a flight from London....
13:39 2019-08-06

Despite Warning From Trump, Roy Moore Says He Can Win Alabama Senate Seat Mr. Moore, a Republican former judge who lost a Senate race to Doug Jones after being accused of pursuing teenage girls, has said he is “strongly considering” running again....
01:26 2019-05-30

VVIP, Not 5 VIP: On Sharad Pawar Seat Row At PM's Oath, A Clarification The Rashtrapati Bhavan has clarified today on a controversy over Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar's seating at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's oath ceremony. Mr Pawar had skipped the oath......
16:00 2019-06-05

The Empty Chair: Why Trump Leaves Behind More Than an Open Seat at the G-7 President Trump was the sole leader absent from a meeting on climate change during the closing hours of the G-7 Summit in Biarritz, France, but his unoccupied seat at the table didn’t just signal Washington’s absence from the effort against global warming. It was a metaphor for America&#...
04:00 2019-08-28

VW's Seat brand names new purchasing boss for electrified era Alfonso Sancha will focus on developing Seat's EV strategy in the brand's purchasing division, while helping to consolidate its position and expansion in North Africa, Latin America,and China....
14:00 2019-08-27

New Seat Taracco PHEV is brand's first plug-in hybrid Petrol-electric powertrain produces 242bhp and yields an electric-only range of more than 31 miles in seven-seat SUV Seat’s electrification roll-out has begun with a plug-in hybrid Tarraco, which will make its public at next month’s Frankfurt motor show. Available to order in the first half of 2020...
13:13 2019-08-28

Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. Sometimes you’ve just got to head to your local junkyard and have a seat in an Austin-Healey. This particular 1962 Sprite’s floor was so rusted-out that I could barely find a place to sit. My co-worker Jason Torchinsky has suggested that I step through the floor and attach some suspenders to the lig...
15:52 2019-07-09

The Mystery of Mount Heredom, Masonic Seat of Scotland Every country in the world has a handful of mountains which demand central roles in tales of lost treasures and mysteries of a supernatural nature, but only Scotland can claim to have a mountain so magical that not only was it mentioned in the Bible, but it might not even exist.  ...
22:13 2019-06-28

Is Spirit airlines' 'Big Front Seat' Really a Good Deal? Spirit Airlines’ Big Front Seats, with their 36" pitch and 18.5" width, are not quite as large as the 38" pitch, 20" width seats you’re likely to get in first class on a major airline. However, they’re a lot bigger than the seats you’ll get in economy—and in some cases, a lot mo...
19:26 2019-07-10

Get a Break From Your Kids on a Plane by Booking a 'Vacation Seat' Back in my earlier days, all I had to do was make one decision—window or aisle?—and then I’d be given a seat number and and then I would get on an airplane and sit in that seat and thus would conclude my mental exertion on this issue. Alas, that was then. Now that I have a partner and two young chil...
17:13 2019-07-16