Kobach lead over Colyer whittled down after voting errors discovered in Kansas GOP primary

Kobach lead over Colyer whittled down after voting errors discovered in Kansas GOP primary

Newly discovered vote-tallying discrepancies have whittled down the lead Kris Kobach held over incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer in the Republican primary for Kansas governor. Kobach, an anti-illegal immigration hard-liner who campaigned as a staunch ally of President Trump, originally had a 191-vote advantage over Colyer as of Wednesday. On Thursday, the state elections office said there […]

Holy fire suspect arrested; resident allegedly threatened 'this place will burn'

Holy fire suspect arrested; resident allegedly threatened 'this place will burn'

A man who sent an email warning “this place will burn” is in the custody of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department in connection with the investigation into the Holy fire. Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, was arrested late Tuesday and is in custody at the Orange County Intake Release Center. He has a court appearance scheduled for […]

Holy fire containment increases to 5%; number of acres lowered to 3400

Holy fire containment increases to 5%; number of acres lowered to 3400

Officials overseeing the fight against the out-of-control Holy fire on the ridges between Orange and Riverside counties believe progress could be made Wednesday as temperatures drop slightly and humidity rises. “Hopefully we can turn a corner” with higher humidity and slightly lower temperatures, into the mid-90s Wednesday, U.S. Forest Service spokeswoman Vickie Wright said. The […]

Hector Shows Slow Weakening to Category 3 Hurricane

Hector Shows Slow Weakening to Category 3 Hurricane

Hector Shows Slow Weakening to Category 3 Hurricane  Maui Now Major Hurricane Hector may track close enough to unleash rain, gusty winds and swells in Hawaii later this week  AccuWeather.com Full coverage Source link

Protesters rally at NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia

Protesters rally at NRA headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia

Last Updated Aug 4, 2018 3:54 PM EDT Advocates of stricter gun control measures protested outside the National Rifle Association’s headquarters in Northern Virginia on Saturday, pushing for, among other things, the revocation of the heavyweight group’s tax-exempt status. The “National March on the NRA” was supported by activists from March for Our Lives and […]

Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California

Weather to bring renewed fire danger to Northern California

SAN FRANCISCO –  Crews battling deadly Northern California wildfires braced for a weekend of windy, hot weather that could drive the flames into new areas and threaten more homes. The National Weather Service issued red flag warnings of critical fire weather conditions through Saturday night, saying a series of dry low-pressure systems passing through the […]

12-year-old girl abducted at Reagan National Airport found safe

12-year-old girl abducted at Reagan National Airport found safe

Authorities announced that the 12-year-old girl who disappeared from a Washington, D.C. airport with an unknown woman was found unharmed in New York City with her parents on Friday. The girl, JinJing Ma, was listed as in “extreme danger” when police issued an AMBER alert on Thursday, but the airport authority announced Friday that she […]

Russia reaction shows gap between Trump and his top administration officials

Russia reaction shows gap between Trump and his top administration officials

Often, President Donald Trump’s own administration adopts rhetoric, positions and interpretations of facts that directly conflict with the views and stated beliefs of the President himself, raising doubts about the unity and coherence of White House strategy on key issues — including addressing election interference, broader foreign policy and domestic issues such as immigration or […]