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Trump takes aim at federal bureaucracy with new executive orders rolling back civil-service protections

Trump takes aim at federal bureaucracy with new executive orders rolling back civil-service protections

President Trump moved Friday to roll back civil-service protections that federal employees have enjoyed for a generation, making it easier to fire poor performers, curtailing time employees can be paid for union work and directing agencies to negotiate tougher union contracts. In three executive orders the president signed before the holiday weekend, Trump took his […]

Civilian shoots, kills suspect who opened fire at Oklahoma City restaurant

Civilian shoots, kills suspect who opened fire at Oklahoma City restaurant

The suspect in the shooting that injured multiple people in an Oklahoma City restaurant died after he was shot by an armed civilian, police said. The Oklahoma City Police Department said on Twitter that investigators were on the scene of the shooting at Louie’s Grill & Bar, near Lake Hefner Parkway. Both the suspect and […]

1-year-old dies after being left in truck in East Nashville

1-year-old dies after being left in truck in East Nashville

CLOSE Hundreds of infants and toddlers have died after accidentally being left in the car. This simple trick could help you never forget that your child is in the back seat. VPC The home and the truck that the 1-year-old girl was found inside of.(Photo: Metro Nashville Police Twitter) A 1-year-old girl died after being […]

Robert Mueller announces he's ready for sentencing of ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos

Robert Mueller announces he's ready for sentencing of ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos

Robert Mueller announces he’s ready for sentencing of ex-Trump aide George Papadopoulos  New York Daily News Mueller moves ahead with Papadopoulos sentencing  The Hill (blog) The Real Origination Story of the Trump-Russia Investigation  National Review Full coverage Source link

Trump emphasizes importance of 2018 victories to abortion-opposing group

Trump emphasizes importance of 2018 victories to abortion-opposing group

Last Updated May 22, 2018 9:26 PM EDT President Trump touted the importance of midterm victories, speaking to the abortion-opposing Susan B. Anthony List’s 11th Annual Campaign for Life Gala Tuesday night in Washington, D.C. The president’s remarks come shortly after his administration announced it intends to pull federal funding from health facilities that make […]

Baltimore County police officer killed after confrontation; police searching for suspects

Baltimore County police officer killed after confrontation; police searching for suspects

A Baltimore County police officer was killed in a confrontation Monday as she responded to an afternoon call in Perry Hall, setting off an hours-long manhunt for suspects as police searched densely populated suburban neighborhoods. The officer’s death prompted outcry throughout the state, and the search left nearly 2,000 students stranded in their schools well […]

Cougar attack victim, friend did what they were supposed to do, authorities say

Cougar attack victim, friend did what they were supposed to do, authorities say

SEATTLE — The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle: They got off their bikes. They faced the beast, shouted and tried to spook it. After it charged, one even smacked the cougar with his bike, and it […]

93-year-old ex-president Bush due to arrive in Maine

93-year-old ex-president Bush due to arrive in Maine

KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush is expected to arrive at the family’s Kennebunkport compound on the Maine coast. Bush spokesman Jim McGrath tells WGME-TV the 93-year-old former president is expected to arrive Sunday. Bush, who served as president from 1989 to 2993, was hospitalized last month with a blood infection after […]

The Latest: Officials say cougar in fatal attack was shot

The Latest: Officials say cougar in fatal attack was shot

by Associated Press by Associated Press May 19 at 8:35 PM NORTH BEND, Wash. — The Latest on a fatal cougar attack in Washington state (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Officials in Washington state say a cougar that attacked two men riding bicycles, killing one and injuring the second, has been shot to death. Capt. […]

At least 1 dead after graduation shooting in Georgia, police say

At least 1 dead after graduation shooting in Georgia, police say

Adrianne Haney, WXIA-TV Published 1:08 a.m. ET May 19, 2018 | Updated 1:14 a.m. ET May 19, 2018 Police crime scene tape.(Photo: Getty Images) Police say an argument after a graduation ceremony Friday night led to a shooting that killed at least one person in Georgia. According to Clayton County Police, the shooting happened after a graduation […]

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