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by | April 26, 2017 | 09:04

March 2017 saw a total of 3,000 unemployed in the county, compared to 3,300 in March 2016. "The fact that almost everyone entering the labor force in March found work is truly a testament to how robust the economy is in SC". "March estimates do not show significant changes in employment or unemployment compared to previous year". All of the five Kansas counties surrounding Labette also had seasonally unadjusted unemployment reductions in March.

by | April 26, 2017 | 09:00

North Korea conducted a big live-fire exercise on Tuesday to mark the foundation of its military, media reported , as a US submarine docked in South Korea in a show of force amid growing concern over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs.

by | April 25, 2017 | 13:33

But it was a short reprieve. His chest stopped moving two minutes after they checked for consciousness, and he was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m. Intravenous lines are placed before witnesses are allowed access to the death chamber. Jack Jones was 52-years-old. Jones was convicted in 1996 of raping and murdering Phillips in the accounting office where she worked as a bookkeeper.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:30

Fakhruddin Attar, 53, a physician, and Farida, 50, appeared in U.S. District Court in Detroit on Friday afternoon and were ordered held, pending a full hearing Wednesday. Attar, Nagarwala advised parents to deny knowing about FGM should they be asked by federal law enforcement authorities. The U.K.'s National Health Service has warned that at least 8,000 women from across England have been identified as FGM victims, a crime which carries a prison sentence of up to 14 years in that country.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:48

During the presidential primary, Sanders and his team were often pitted against the party apparatus. Sanders will attend an event at the Louisville Palace at 7 p.m., along with the DNC chair and Congressman John Yarmuth, who announced he will seek re-election in 2018.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:45

The agency said Montes was once convicted of theft and sentenced to probation. DACA status is renewable every two years. The federal judge who President Donald Trump tried to discredit for his "Mexican heritage" will be overseeing a case involving a controversial deportation, USA Today reported .

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:38

The president said he will hold a press conference next week to address further plans on veterans' issues. Mr. Shulkin has called on Congress to approve a more permanent solution to veterans' health care. But bureaucratic problems have prevented many veterans from using the program. "That's why I'm pleased today to sign into law the Veterans Choice Program Improvement Act ", Trump said, which " will extend and improve the Veterans Choice Program so that more veterans can see the doctor ...

by | April 19, 2017 | 11:02

Authorities say it's now a nationwide search for 37-year-old Steve Stephens, who's wanted on an aggravated murder charge in the shooting death of a 74-year-old retired man in Cleveland on Sunday. Stephens had left the restaurant but stopped briefly when officers located his auto nearby. A female employee recognized Stephens when he came up to the window, then she confirmed with other workers that it was him, according to police and Tom DuCharme, who owns that McDonald's franchise.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:25

Gorsuch should have choked on those words. The cases regard issues such as gun rights, voting rights, gay rights, as well as the travel ban Trump sought to place on a number of Muslim majority countries. Markey castigated Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) and Senate Republicans for invoking the so-called "nuclear option" by lowering the cloture threshold from 60 votes to a simple majority of 51.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:25

President Trump is reversing some of his foreign-policy positions, but this should be no great surprise and so far the changes are mainly for the better. On Saturday, thousands of protestors in a dozen US cities took to the streets to protest Trump's decision not to release his tax returns. Trump issued a warning on Twitter on April 13, saying the United States will deal with North Korea if China doesn't.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:15

The long-distance razzing comes after Trump suggested over the weekend that the media were playing up the Georgia election just like they did with last week's special election in Kansas , "until the Republicans won". All candidates run on one ballot for the election, which is set for Tuesday. Democrats haven't won this House seat - which was occupied for 20 years by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich - since 1976.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:08

New York's plan would cover in-state public college tuition for full-time students whose families earn $125,000 or less. Their family income can not exceed $100,000 a year, although that figure will eventually rise to $125,000. And then there are those books that they need. Then we have departmental scholarships... The free college tuition movement neatly aligns two forces.

by | April 18, 2017 | 03:04

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson is a low-key former prosecutor known for delving into policy issues, but he's putting himself and his state at the center of the national debate over the death penalty. on April 14, 2017. Defense attorney Jeff Rosenzweig, who represents three of the men the state is looking to execute, argues Arkansas' rush to complete the executions is unconstitutional and "reeks of an assembly line".

by | April 18, 2017 | 02:58

Trump is involved in a number of lawsuits stemming from raucous encounters that occurred during his campaign rallies. Trump's attorneys denied that he was giving direct instructions to his supporters - one of whom can be seen in a widely publicized video pushing a black woman and others from behind while people jeered at the protesters from among the crowd.

by | April 16, 2017 | 03:09

After Trump supporters said they would hold a "Patriot Day" rally, counter-protesters chose to hold a rally at the same place. "Despite intense public pressure, President Trump has not yet done so - breaking with 40 years of precedent in the process", said a statement on the Tax March website .

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:48

Speaking to The New York Times on Wednesday, Trump said, "I think it's going to be the biggest story". President Trump says he believes Obama national security adviser Susan Rice may have committed a crime. It's unclear if the information Nunes received is the same as the materials involving Rice. Following Nixon's resignation, the intelligence community was reformed via the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, with the hopes of imposing accountability measures for federal officials ...

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:27

During a meeting of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee on April. 5, Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly spoke about President Donald Trump's proposed border wall with Mexico , and said it's "unlikely that we will build a wall, a physical barrier, from sea to shining sea".

by | April 11, 2017 | 00:09

The Easter Bunny will also be on site. Blind and visually impaired children in Bakersfield got a chance to participate in an Easter egg hunt this week, courtesy of the Police Department bomb squad. April 15. Admission to the hunts is $2 per child. Children will have the opportunity to take pictures with the Easter Bunny. Participants are encouraged to bring their baskets and bags to gather Easter goodies.

by | April 09, 2017 | 06:23

During an interview on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Rep. Mark Meadows of North Carolina told viewers that he's OK with running a deficit, if it's in the name of tax cuts. "We're going to get this right", Ryan said, "and in the meantime, we're going to do all the other work we came here to do". In the opposition, you can vote to repeal Obamacare 60 times without giving much thought to what comes next.

by | April 08, 2017 | 00:29

ATLANTA (AP) - Delta Air Lines said Friday it has canceled about 3,000 flights this week as it struggles in the aftermath of a storm that hit its big hub airport in Atlanta. Delta was having trouble rebooking passengers because there weren't many empty seats on later flights. Delta Chief Operating Officer Gil West on Thursday apologized for the airline's performance in the wake of the storm, saying that its "recovery has not been ideal".