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MISTRIAL CALLED in Jessica Chambers Murder Trial – Ex-Boyfriend Poured Lighter Fluid Down Her Throat and Torched Her

Jessica Lane Chambers was brutally murdered in December 2014 in Mississippi. Her killer beat her in the head and then squirted lighter fluid up her nose and down her throat before he torched her. Quentin Tellis and Jessica Chambers Mississippi police sought a “person of interest” in connection with her murder. Show More Summary

McCain Warns of 'Half-Baked, Spurious Nationalism'

In a lofty and at moments pointed speech, Sen. John McCain on Monday cautioned against the US turning toward "half-baked, spurious nationalism" during an event honoring the war hero's contributions. Reflecting on his decades-long political...Show More Summary

Senators reach bipartisan agreement on plan to try to stabilize Obamacare markets

7 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Sens. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Patty Murray (D-WA) have reached a deal to restore the funding for the cost-sharing reduction payments to insurance companies subsidizing the deductibles and other out-of-pocket costs for lower-income...Show More Summary

Senators Reach Deal to Stabilize Obamacare

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) said that he and Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) have reached a bipartisan deal to stabilize the Affordable Care Act, The Hill reports. The deal would extend key Obamacare payments to insurers for two years and give [...]

Greenhouse vs. the Pences

I wrote a post yesterday criticizing Linda Greenhouse’s latest column in the New York Times. But I didn’t quite plumb its depths. Here, again, is Greenhouse’s parting thought: “Conservatives, even the publicly pious ones, don’t seem to have a problem with limiting the size of their families. Show More Summary

The Waco biker trials may signal a shift in how we handle gang violence

Decapitating strike The post The Waco biker trials may signal a shift in how we handle gang violence appeared first on Hot Air.

Stephanie Ruhle Smacks Down Koch Lobbyist's 'Tax Cuts Raise Wages' Lie

This morning Stephanie Ruhle interviewed Tim Phillips of the Koch-sponsored Americans for Prosperity "think" tank. Ordinarily, I oppose giving right wingers unlimited airtime, but Stephanie Ruhle knows how to drive the lawnmower of truth...Show More Summary

How Trump Changed the Topic to Obama's Consolation Calls

Instead of explaining to Americans why four soldiers were killed in Niger, the president commandeered the news cycle, focusing on a narrow and unrelated claim.

White House says Fed search down to 5 finalists

A White House official says President Donald Trump has narrowed his search for the next Federal Reserve chairman to five final candidates. A decision is expected before the president begins … Click to Continue »

Police investigating homicide in Las Vegas

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a homicide in the northeast portion of the Valley. KVVU-TV reports officers responded Monday morning to reports of a man lying in … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Senator says deal set on insurers' cost-sharing

The Latest on Congress and health care legislation (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A leading Republican senator says he and a top Democrat have reached an agreement on a plan … Click to Continue »

John McCain Accused of Living It Up at Hanoi Hilton; Twitter Does Not Disappoint

Dumbest tweet of the day...month...year? The post John McCain Accused of Living It Up at Hanoi Hilton; Twitter Does Not Disappoint appeared first on RedState.

Editorial Roundup: Recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers

Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Oklahoma newspapers: The Oklahoman, Oct. 16, 2017. A vote last week by a state agency removed a major hurdle to Oklahoma City one … Click to Continue »

Jury to deliberate in case of Liberian accused of war crimes

Jurors are set to begin deliberations in the trial of a Liberian man accused of committing war crimes and then lying about his past to enter the U.S. Fifty-one-year-old Mohammed … Click to Continue »

Moldova president may be suspended for not naming minister

Moldova's Constitutional Court says that the country's president can be temporarily suspended from his duties after he refused to swear in the defense minister. The court ruled Tuesday that President … Click to Continue »

Misconduct trial against longtime senator moves forward

The misconduct trial against a longtime South Carolina senator accused of pocketing more than $130,000 in campaign donations is moving forward. Circuit Judge Carmen Mullen on Tuesday ruled that Solicitor … Click to Continue »

Governor: Rate hikes don't threaten Arkansas Medicaid plan

Arkansas' governor says the double-digit insurance rate increases approved by state regulators after the Trump administration ended a subsidy under the federal health overhaul won't threaten the future of the … Click to Continue »

Lawsuit: Prosecutors illegally jail witnesses, victims

A federal lawsuit claims the New Orleans district attorney routinely seeks arrest warrants and high bails for witnesses and crime victims who refuse to speak with prosecutors. Tuesday's lawsuit was … Click to Continue »

Columbus Crew owner may move soccer team to Austin, Texas

The owner of the Crew SC says the team is no longer sustainable and will move to Austin, Texas, unless a new, privately-financed stadium is built in downtown Columbus. Anthony … Click to Continue »

Trump Drug Czar Pick Pulls Out To Spend More Time With His Drug Lobby Money

28 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Another Trump Administration appointee caught with his hand in the industry cookie jar? Color us amazed.

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