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  • The shoddy science behind fidget spinners

    The shoddy science behind fidget spinners

    Fancier ones can cost over $50. They carried a small experiment to see how much the people around the office would be distracted at the sight of the small device. "Just sitting and fidgeting with something is not going to really be that beneficial to a child with hyperactivity and inattention", Janine Artis, a mental health clinician in Williamsville, N.Y., told the Now Cleveland.

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  • Federal Bureau of Investigation searches GOP consulting firm

    Federal Bureau of Investigation searches GOP consulting firm

    An FBI spokeswoman confirmed to the Washington Post that agents were "conducting law enforcement activity in Annapolis, off Main Street", where the Strategic Campaign Group's headquarter offices are located. "Our suspicion is that this is just a carry-over from that", Rogers said. The PAC only gave $10,000 of that money to Cuccinelli's campaign, the AP reported.

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  • Engineer in deadly 2015 Amtrak crash charged with manslaughter

    Attorney General Josh Shapiro's office filed the charges against Brandon Bostian shortly after 5 p.m. Friday. The judge's unusual order to charge Bostian with involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment came just hours before the two-year deadline Friday to file charges in the May 12, 2015, crash.

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  • Stamp Out Hunger food drive set for Saturday, May 13

    Stamp Out Hunger food drive set for Saturday, May 13

    While the donation is primarily driven by postal carriers, rural mail route drivers typically will accept donations along their routes that day or residents can deliver items to a post office during regular business hours, Dunton said. "We count on this food drive to help us feed those in need", Collum said. "It'll be a challenge to beat that this year, but we're going to do our best", he said.

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  • Russia, Canada, U.S. try to leave disagreements outside Arctic Council

    Tillerson told the council that the Trump administration was reviewing how it will approach climate change but was not going to rush to make a decision. Canada, the USA and its six Arctic Council partners adopted the nine-page "Fairbanks Declaration 2017, " which noted that the Arctic is warming at more than twice the rate of the global average.

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  • Trump fires FBI director James Comey

    Trump fires FBI director James Comey

    My fear is that the Trump administration is trying to prevent Director Comey from revealing it's involvement with Russian Federation and other improprieties". He said Comey worked to ensure the FBI's investigations were constitutional and that agents "performed their mission with integrity and professionalism".

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  • Trump to announce federal court nominees

    Trump to announce federal court nominees

    Larsen, a judge on the Michigan Supreme Court, is being nominated for the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, while Straus, a judge on the Minnesota Supreme Court, has been tapped for the 8th Circuit. In 2007, the court's conservative majority ruled 5-4 in favor of challengers to the school system. He said, "I favored Trump over Clinton for one main reason - the courts".

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  • Trump Orders Review on National Monuments

    Trump Orders Review on National Monuments

    Native American leaders and climate activists are anxious about the move, having fought for years to gain monument designations for lands across the country in order to protect them from the fossil fuel industry. Lamborn's statement said that, concerning Colorado monuments, he urges the president and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke "to consider multi-user groups and recreation, community outreach and the ability to fund and manage these important lands".

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  • New York's mayor blasts Sessions' 'soft on crime' statement

    In a statement accompanying the letters, the Justice Department specifically called out what it called New York City's "soft on crime" stance as causing an increase in murders. "That makes no one safer". The Trump administration sent a letter Friday morning to a number of major cities, all of which have limited law enforcement cooperation with federal authorities over local residents' immigration status.

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  • New NBC/WSJ poll ranks Trump's first 100 days

    Trump's overall job-approval rating stands at 40 percent - down four points from February. The poll found that Trump's polls continue to be upside down, with a 42 percent approval and 53 percent disapproval. Despite Trump's low approval numbers, the poll showed him retaining support among his base, with 96% of people who said they voted for him saying they would do so again.

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  • Elizabeth Thomas to be reunited with family in TN

    Cummins and his 15-year-old former student Elizabeth Thomas were found in a remote cabin near Cecilville, California, on Thursday, after a tipster saw the pair and contacted the authorities, TBI spokesperson Josh Devine told PEOPLE . Earlier this month, Mr Gwyn said the case was "not a fairy tale" but "a case of kidnapping". "It appears that she is healthy and that she is not injured and this is awesome", said Kat Thomas, the victim's sister.

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  • Fresno suspect charged with earlier killing

    Fresno suspect charged with earlier killing

    After the shots were heard, Dyer said the driver of a Pacific Gas & Electric truck arrived at the city's police headquarters to report that a passenger had been shot by a gunman who had approached them on foot. Brian Levin, director of Cal State San Bernardino's Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, said Muhammad's social media postings include numerous references to terms used by the Nation of Islam , which has been labeled a racist hate group by the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC).

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  • Ann Coulter vows to speak at Berkeley

    The University of California at Berkeley has cancelled a talk by right-wing commentator Ann Coulter for fear it could turn violent, days after opponents and supporters of President Donald Trump clashed in the city. "We are going to be making a concerted effort to explain the reasons behind this". These are rights that Coulter apparently understands to include speaking at Berkeley for $20,000.

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  • China says trademarks registered equally as Ivanka Trump gets more approved

    China says trademarks registered equally as Ivanka Trump gets more approved

    According to one fashion analyst, Ivanka Trump's company recorded a 771% increase in sales between February 2016 and February 2017. USA imports, nearly all from China, shot up an estimated 166 percent previous year. Ivanka Trump and Kushner have taken on prominent roles as China interlocutors in the administration. Boycotts like the #GrabYourWallet campaign and controversy surrounding Ivanka's complicity in her father's politics have apparently done little to stem her company's success.

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  • Billionaires, companies power Trump's record inaugural haul

    Numerous companies which made donations to the 2017 event also donated to Obama's prior inauguration. Clifford Forrest, owner of the Rosebud Mining Co, gave $1 million. But the socialist administration of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro made a $500,000 donation through Citgo Petroleum, a USA affiliate of Venezuela's state oil company PDVSA.

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  • Pittsburgh Area To Play Host To Several Upcoming NCAA Championships

    Pittsburgh Area To Play Host To Several Upcoming NCAA Championships

    The NCAA received more than 3,000 bid submissions from NCAA member schools, conferences, sports commissions and cities vying to host predetermined rounds for 84 of the NCAA's 90 championships. Division I men's basketball is returning to Sacramento in March 2020. The Georgia women's golf team will get an earlier chance to play on its home course, when it hosts the NCAA regional May 8-10, 2017.

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