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Admin August 10, 2018

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl told a military judge on Monday that he’s pleading guilty to desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. “I understand that leaving was against the law,” Bergdahl said. “At the time, I had no intention of causing search and recovery operations,” Bergdahl added, saying that now he does […]

Admin August 10, 2018

WASHINGTON — After a year in which Obamacare’s fate hung by a thread, 2018 is likely to feature fewer mortal threats. But the next 12 months could still be a tumultuous period as insurers, customers and elected officials react to major changes to the law by the Trump administration and the Republican Congress. Republicans tried […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Millions of commuters from Washington D.C. to New York to Boston are in for slick conditions this morning as a storm system moving through the Northeast will deliver rain, snow and freezing temperatures. Snow fell overnight in Pennsylvania, upstate New York, Connecticut and in other parts of New England that saw several inches of accumulation. […]

Admin August 10, 2018

HALSTAD, Minn. — A Minnesota woman has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting her boyfriend in a videotaped stunt they planned to post on YouTube. The Star Tribune reports that 20-year-old Monalisa Perez pleaded guilty last week to second-degree manslaughter in the June death of 22-year-old Pedro Ruiz III. Court records say Perez told investigators that […]

Admin August 10, 2018

The first social media president had some sharp words for the platforms that helped him win the presidency. In an off-the-record speech at a sports policy conference at MIT, former president Barack Obama expressed concern with how social media has served to divide the American people. Reason, a libertarian magazine, obtained an audio recording of […]

Admin August 10, 2018

On Capitol Hill, all eyes are on a handful of Democratic and Republican senators who could cast the deciding votes on the next Supreme Court nominee. On the Republican side, two moderate female senators will be the ones to watch over the next few months: Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine. Murkowski […]

Admin August 10, 2018

Republican Rep. Mia Love said Sunday that “she can’t defend the indefensible” when it comes to the president’s vulgar remarks referring to immigration from African nations and comments on whether the U.S. needed more Haitian immigrants. “I can’t defend the indefensible. You have to understand that there are countries that struggle out there but … […]

Admin August 10, 2018

With more and more indications that Facebook (fb) and other social media sites are addictive, one high-powered Silicon Valley CEO has a solution: regulate it. Salesforce (crm) CEO Marc Benioff compared social media to the tobacco industry, suggesting that the government regulate it in the same way. Read: Tim Cook ‘Won’t Allow’ His Nephew on […]

Admin August 10, 2018

DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A counter-protest group called “Los Angeles County for Trump” made its presence felt at Saturday’s Families Belong Together march in downtown L.A. The organization’s mission is to inform the public about the millions of people who support President Donald Trump’s efforts to secure American borders and deport illegal immigrants. Using […]