Watchdog groups sue Trump for violating Presidential Records Act

Ray Downs United Press International WASHINGTON (UPI) — Governmental watchdog groups Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington and the National Security Archive have filed a lawsuit against President Trump for allegedly violating the Presidential Records Act. U.S President Donald Trump during a meeting in the Oval Office of the White More...

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By Associated Press On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Facebook wants to nudge you into ‘meaningful’ online groups

Barbara Ortutay and Michael Liedtke Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — At Facebook, mere “sharing” is getting old. Finding deeper meaning in online communities is the next big thing. CEO Mark Zuckerberg More...

By Associated Press On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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Trump says he didn’t tape his conversations with Comey

Former FBI director James Comey is sworn in before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 8, 2017. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) WASHINGTON (AP) — President More...

By Jake Leonard On Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
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‘Unmarked’ government vehicles targeted by transparency group

Local governments throughout Illinois own a total of more than 270,000 cars, according to the Edgar County Watchdogs (ECW), who also say they are working on a system to allow anyone to quickly identify municipal More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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AAA predicts record travel over July 4th weekend

David Koenig AP Business Writer DALLAS (AP) — Americans are expected to put down the TV remote and hit the road in record numbers for the July 4th weekend. Auto club AAA said Thursday that it expects 44.2 million More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Uber searches for a new CEO in wake of Kalanick’s departure

Dee-Ann Durbin Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — Uber seeks a strong manager who can repair a broken image, juggle multiple lawsuits and government investigations, develop and nurture a new corporate culture and More...

By Colby Applegate On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Chapin touts GOP proposal, says Madigan must compromise

Sen. Chapin Rose (R-Mahomet) supports a budget proposal from Republican lawmakers and Gov. Bruce Rauner’s call for a special session to end the state’s budget impasse, according to a recent press release. “Yesterday, More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Fighting Illini plans for performance center instead of much-needed Memorial Stadium renovations

Illinois’ Memorial Stadium is seen before the start of the NCAA college football game against Charleston Southern Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 in Champaign, Ill. (AP File Photo/Seth Perlman) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — More...

By Associated Press On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Blackhawks’ Hossa to miss all next season with skin disorder

Stephen Whyno AP Hockey Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa will miss the entire upcoming NHL season because of severe side effects from medication to treat a progressive skin condition More...

By United Press International On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017
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Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigns after series of scandals

Ray Downs United Press International SAN FRANCISCO (UPI) — Uber founder Travis Kalanick has resigned as the company’s chief executive officer after months of scandal saw investors lose faith in the More...