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Judge: Clerk doesn’t have to pay legal fees for gay couples

March 7, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Sept. 14, 2015, file photo, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis makes a statement to the media at the front door of the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky. U.S. Magistrate Judge Edward B. Atkins ruled Monday, March 6, 2017, that Davis, who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2015, [&hellip...

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Trump cheers Exxon plan to spend $20B on Gulf Coast projects

March 6, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

HOUSTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and Exxon Mobil Corp. exchanged praise for each other on Monday as the company announced plans to create thousands of jobs by spending $20 billion over 10 years on plants along the Gulf Coast. Exxon’s plan started...

Author: Sanction Middlebury students who shouted down speech

March 6, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (AP) — A controversial speaker and author who was shouted down by protesters at Middlebury College and then confronted by a “mob” afterward wants the school to sanction those involved. Charles Murray, who describes himself as a...

California eases conditions at death row disciplinary unit

March 6, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California will no longer keep death row inmates in solitary confinement for years only because of their purported gang affiliations, according to a lawsuit settlement announced Monday. Six San Quentin State Prison inmates sued in...

Afghan family detained in LA is freed but review is pending

March 6, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Afghan family of five who traveled to the United States on special visas and were detained by immigration officials at the Los Angeles airport were released from custody Monday, according to the U.S. government and the...

Trump supporters declare pride in president, slam opponents

March 4, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Women bow their heads when an opening prayer is given at the start of the event. Many waving American flags and holding hand-made signs expressing pleasure with the new president, supporters of Donald Trump attended a rally Saturday, March 4, 2017, on the...

Police search for man who shot Sikh in Seattle suburb

March 4, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

KENT, Wash. (AP) — Police in a Seattle suburb were looking for a gunman who shot a man in the arm and told him to “go back to your own country,” the Seattle Times reported. The victim — a 39-year-old man who observes the Sikh faith — told...

Keystone pipeline won’t have to be built using US steel

March 4, 2017 • Business, National NewsComments (0)

In this Nov. 3, 2015, file photo, the Keystone Steele City pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb. The Keystone XL oil pipeline won’t use American steel in its construction, despite...

Nebraska prison scrutinized after 2nd deadly riot in 2 years

March 3, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

Nebraska corrections director Scott Frakes, left, and Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts walk through a security door at the Tecumseh State Correctional Institution in Tecumseh, Neb., Thursday, March 2, 2017. The prison has been placed on lockdown after dozens of...

Oklahoma tribe sues oil companies in tribal court over quake

March 3, 2017 • National NewsComments (0)

In this Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 file photo, Steve Gibson, of Pawnee, takes photos of damage to a building in downtown Pawnee, Okla., following a 5.6 magnitude earthquake. An Oklahoma-based Native American tribe, the Pawnee Nation, filed a lawsuit in its own...