FMU students to provide free tax return service

Last year, the local Students in VITA helped prepare 419 tax returns and gave back more than $325,600 in tax refunds to the community. "Both the VITA and Michigan Credits clinics are targeted toward Otsego County older adults who are living on low ... More..

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Syria anti-IS forces say Trump administration supplied armoured cars

However, an unnamed official said it had provided "up-armored" vehicles to the SDF. Noting that the firm has contracts with Turkish police, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and various embassies in Turkey, he...More..

4 soldiers injured in Blackhawk training incident at Fort Campbell
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

4 soldiers injured in Blackhawk training incident at Fort Campbell

The incident - which happened around 11 a.m. local time - is under investigation. WAVY sister station WKRN News 2 has learned at three of the injured soldiers were airlifted to Vanderbilt University Medical C...More..

Immigration suspension found support before Trump took office
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Immigration suspension found support before Trump took office

This is compared to 41 percent who said they "strongly" or "somewhat" disagree. They also asked Americans whether they felt more or less safe; 41 percent felt more safe and 26 percent reported feeling less sa...More..

California Could Become a 'Sanctuary State' Under Proposed Legislation
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

California Could Become a 'Sanctuary State' Under Proposed Legislation

Many of California's largest cities - including Los Angeles, San Francisco and Sacramento - already have sanctuary policies that prohibit police from cooperating with immigration authorities. San Francisco rece...More..

Federal judge who halted Donald Trump's immigration order an OSU law graduate
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Federal judge who halted Donald Trump's immigration order an OSU law graduate

The ruling prohibits federal officials from detaining or deporting immigrants and refugees with valid visas or green cards or forcing them to undergo extra security screenings based exclusively on Trump's ord...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

1 dead, 3 injured in stabbing, officer-involved shooting in Hollywood

The incident took place in a heavily traveled tourist destination, near several clubs and CNN's news headquarters in Hollywood. Unconfirmed reports suggested a knifeman was found randomly stabbing people on t...More..

Republican EPA Chief Speaks Out On Looming Environmental Cuts
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Republican EPA Chief Speaks Out On Looming Environmental Cuts

Asked why Mr Ebell was there, a Downing Street spokeswoman said: "He was in for a meeting with advisers in his capacity as director of the think tank, the Competitive Enterprise Institute ". Though he conceded...More..

Covered California signups continue amid talk of Obamacare repeal
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Covered California signups continue amid talk of Obamacare repeal

An immediate repeal without a replacement plan will "destabilize the individual market", according to a January study from the Urban Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. This removes people with pr...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

PSU issues statement on new travel restrictions

On Monday, B.U.'s International Student and Scholar Services Director Patricia Bello discussed the university's efforts to keep its international students informed on the latest developments of the legislation....More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Maine Becomes Eighth State to Eliminate Marijuana Possession Penalties

Driving while high and smoking marijuana in public remain illegal. A committee of ME lawmakers that will work to implement the rules around legal marijuana will get started this week. Following through on a p...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Petulant Dems Block Confirmation Votes on Price, Mnuchin

The Senate Finance Committee was scheduled to vote Tuesday morning on Steve Mnuchin , tapped by the new president to be Treasury Secretary. Sherrod Brown of OH, a clutch of Senate Democrats temporarily...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

US To Take In 872 Refugees This Week Despite Ban

One of the most striking and illustrative accounts in the story describes the phone call when Secretary John Kelly, head of the department, DHS, responsible for carrying the order out, was first fully briefed...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Chao confirmed as transportation secretary

The U.S. Senate confirmed Chao to lead the Department of Transportation by a 93-6 vote. The former Labor chief's selection was seen as one of Trump's least controversial Cabinet picks, drawing praise from law...More..

Minnesota Homeowner Charged After Fatal Shooting of Suspected Burglar
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Minnesota Homeowner Charged After Fatal Shooting of Suspected Burglar

After pulling the vehicle over the deputy found three men inside:17-year-old Kyle Thomas Nason, 17-year-old Cornelius Ayers, Junior, and the 18-year-old Embertson. The vehicle was discovered with injured Nason,...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Questions multiply over Steve Bannon's role in Trump administration

President Trump's reorganization of the National Security Council principals committee, and the participation of the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, is a duplicate of what George W. Is there any precedent fo...More..

Kremlin Claims Trump Sanctions Deal
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Kremlin Claims Trump Sanctions Deal "Hardly Possible" Before Meeting

Mr Trump has previously stressed that he wants to see an improved relationship between the U.S. and Russian Federation. "Let's be patient", he said. The phrasing will raise fears that the White House plans to...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Five Arrested In Pennsylvania Fetish-Themed Child Predator Sex Ring

Parker, Harvey, Knox and Taylor were also arrested. The victim lived with his grandmother, but is now in foster care. The adult men dressed up as animals known as " Furries ". Get free real-time news alerts fro...More..

Police Presence at Jewish Community Center
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Police Presence at Jewish Community Center

Check back with Fox 13 for the latest updates. The school on campus has also been evacuated. Salt Lake police are responding to the I.J. Police blocked off roads while the investigation was ongoing. The bomb ...More..

Two Iraqis fightback after Donald Trump issues temporary immigration ban
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Two Iraqis fightback after Donald Trump issues temporary immigration ban

A Homeland Security Officer said 109 travelers were denied entry into the US in the first 23 hours of Trump's order and US Customs and Border Protection had denied more than 170 people entry to the US as of Sat...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Iraqi MPs Say Trump Muslim Ban Harms The Fight Against ISIS

The president signed an executive order requiring the joint chiefs of staff within the next 30 days to give him a plan for defeating the militant group. forces, "President Trump might be looking for something w...More..

Committee recommends confirmation of Zinke as interior secretary
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Committee recommends confirmation of Zinke as interior secretary

He's expected to be approved, clearing the way for full Senate votes on Mr. Trump's full energy and environment team. Six democrats including Bernie Sanders voted against Zinke. "My past statements made over ...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Senate Democrats boycott votes on Trump cabinet picks

Tom Price (R-GA), and his nominee for Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin. The company told WSJ Rep. Price had a privileged, discounted offer. Price has denied any wrongdoing and Hatch, R-Utah, has accused De...More..

Republicans press for vote on DeVos
by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Republicans press for vote on DeVos

The National Education Association (NEA), The American Federation of Teachers (AFT), and the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), which serves as an umbrella organiza...More..

by | Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Protesters, lawyers return to O'Hare in response to travel ban

The protest was called by the Arab American Action Network.The release came for the detainees at O'Hare after pressure from lawyers, protestors, and a federal judge issued an emergency order, temporarily ba...More..