Monday February 27-th, 2017

Leaked report suggests millions could lose coverage under GOP health proposal Leaked report suggests millions could lose coverage under GOP health proposal

So now, what the Republicans are faced with is the more hard choice of what popular and effective parts of the act they need to admit that they should just leave in place, what parts they can justifiably discard or modify, and finally how are they go...

Price of bitcoin hits all-time high above $1700 Price of bitcoin hits all-time high above $1700

Bitcoin has been volatile in recent weeks, plunging as low as $789 on January 11, as Chinese authorities tightened their monitoring and regulation of the country's bitcoin exchanges. For the next two weeks, prices are likely to keep rising unless the...

Severe thunderstorm watch in Baltimore through Saturday night Severe thunderstorm watch in Baltimore through Saturday night

A line of powerful storms is rolling through New Jersey this evening. According to the weather service, western Pennsylvania is listed under a "marginal" risk for severe weather, with increasing levels of risk west, into OH and MI. Some thunders...

SodaStream recalls thousands of bottles due to danger they could rupture

The bottles involved in the recall are one-liter, blue-tinted plastic carbonating bottles with "SodaStream" and "Dishwasher safe" printed on them. The potentially unsafe bottles were distributed nationwide from February 2016 until January 2017 for ar...

Missouri Man Charged With Planning ISIS-Inspired Terrorist Attack Missouri Man Charged With Planning ISIS-Inspired Terrorist Attack

None of the transportation systems was ever at risk during the sting operation, but court documents alleged that Robert Hester, Jr., purchased common bomb-making components - batteries, duct tape, copper wire and roofing nails - before delivering the...

Second Amendment does not apply to assault weapons: en banc 4th Circuit Second Amendment does not apply to assault weapons: en banc 4th Circuit

Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday upheld a Maryland ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. The NSSF, the trade association for the firearms and ammunition industry, and Maryland gun owners had challenged the law in court on constitu...

Police call dog that ate heroin stash 'one tough pup' Police call dog that ate heroin stash 'one tough pup'

The tiny puppy was found by police in a locked truck, lying on the passenger side's floorboard. "And it wasn't in good shape", Carrollton Police Department spokeswoman Jolene DeVito told local TV station WFAA. " If he'd not received treatment he woul...

Freeze's defiance could lead to Ole Miss downfall Freeze's defiance could lead to Ole Miss downfall

Of the eight new charges the NCAA recently levied against Ole Miss (and the 21 in total), the blockbuster is that two Ole Miss boosters paid a recruit at least $13,000 in cash before that recruit made a decision to play college football elsewhere.

United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare United, American begin selling cheaper economy-class fare

United is launching its basic economy fares on flights between Minneapolis and its seven hubs: Chicago O'Hare, Denver, Houston Bush Intercontinental, Los Angeles, Newark, San Francisco and Washington Dulles. So by the end of this year, unbundled f...

USA to expand pool of people targeted for deportation

The ICE memo also states that immigrants will not be afforded rights under USA privacy laws. In addition to expanding the category of people targeted by U.S. Kelly said in one of the memos that illegal immigration across the USA border with Mexic...

Fourth Wave of Threats against JCCs Includes Two More in NY Fourth Wave of Threats against JCCs Includes Two More in NY

The Jewish Community Center in Highland Park has been evacuated due to a bomb threat , according to St. Paul Police. The JCC in Whitefish Bay evacuated due to a bomb threat on January 31, a day when more than a dozen JCCs around the country rece...

Strong storms, multiple tornadoes cause injuries, damage in San Antonio

In Thrall, Texas - 120 miles northeast of San Antonio - strong storms after midnight Monday caused a train to partially derail, the weather service told CNN. At the height of the outages, CPS Energy reported almost 40,000 customers without power du...

2 officers shot, 1 killed, after responding to traffic accident in California 2 officers shot, 1 killed, after responding to traffic accident in California

The suspect had been driving a stolen auto that he crashed in the area of Colima Road and Mar Vista Street, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. John Corina. Lt. John Corina of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department told the Associated Press ...

Protests against Trump are set to take place across the UK Protests against Trump are set to take place across the UK

President Barack Obama was afforded the honor 28 months into his tenure, while George W. Bush was extended the invite after 32 months at the White House. Ms Abbott said that a state visit was "an honour", with the opportunity to address Parliament ...

Man With Rifle Sparks Standoff in Oakland After Spray Painting Home Man With Rifle Sparks Standoff in Oakland After Spray Painting Home

Helicopter footage by KGO-TV shows the man shooting from the window of a house in Las Vegas Avenue. A one point the man came out with the rifle and a spray can and drew obscene graffiti on the garage. His exact cause of death has not been released ...

Get ready, Southern California: Major storm is on the way

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes, more than 300 flights into LA have been disrupted, and a number of potentially deadly sinkholes have open up along the roads, swallowing cars. Saturday, the weather service said. In downtow...

Delphi pours out in support of grieving families of murdered teens

Today, that status changed, according to police. "The photo appears to depict a white male wearing blue jeans, a blue coat/jacket, and a hoodie", police stated . A manhunt for the killer had intensified prior to this announcement, and local poli...

Cities in Northeast Ohio set record high temps for February 18 Cities in Northeast Ohio set record high temps for February 18

The temperature hit 64 degrees, the previous record was 62 degrees, which was set in 1981. After a cold start Saturday morning with temperatures in the 20s, afternoon temperatures made an impressive jump to a high on 68 degrees in Philadelphia, jus...

Democrats leave ICE meeting convinced arrests a taste of what's to come Democrats leave ICE meeting convinced arrests a taste of what's to come

Mexican Consul General Efren Leyva said the Consulate in El Paso confirmed ICE agents were looking for someone else, but didn't find him. "That is a solemn promise", Mark D. In a written statement , ICE officials said they are not carrying out "...

Unitarian Universalist Church considers becoming a sanctuary church Unitarian Universalist Church considers becoming a sanctuary church

Vizguerra said she told her children last week of her decision to stay in a basement room of the church that they had painted in 2014 in preparation for any immigrant who might need to seek sanctuary . "This is not just an attack on me but an atta...

Despite Email Flap, Scott Pruitt Confirmed to Head EPA

The only Democrats to vote for Pruitt were Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, widely seen as a vote due to their state's dependence on energy production. offices around the country say the calls are a last resort for w...

Ex-Tide star Richardson arrested for domestic violence Ex-Tide star Richardson arrested for domestic violence

Richardson was arrested in Hoover, Ala. after multiple Thursday-night domestic disturbance calls at a Hyatt Place Hotel. Former Alabama Crimson Tide and National Football League running back Trent Richardson was reportedly arrested in Hoover Thur...

Andrew Puzder, Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Pick, Just Withdrew His Nomination Andrew Puzder, Donald Trump's Labor Secretary Pick, Just Withdrew His Nomination

Democrats have argued that Puzder will not advocate for workers, citing his statements opposing minimum wage increase, alleged wage violations at his restaurants and his promotion of automation. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Li...

Senior Alert issued for Fairfax County man with cognitive impairment Senior Alert issued for Fairfax County man with cognitive impairment

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said Monday that Damaris A. Reyes Rivas, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, was found dead Saturday in a Springfield, Virginia industrial park. Fairfax Police is looking for Melvin Hardy Wylie. Rivas had been report...

Amber Alert for missing IN teen Amber Alert for missing IN teen

Neither the state police nor Gary police specified what danger the teenager may have been in. "The integrity of both cases must be kept", Westerfield said. He's the vice president of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. Over ...

No. 13 Kentucky easily handles Tennessee, 83-58 No. 13 Kentucky easily handles Tennessee, 83-58

We could say it was a two-point game. "We were gosh terrible", said Barnes on Tuesday, but surely Kentucky had much to do with that. Tennessee: (14-12): The Volunteers have lost two in a row but get one of the league's worst teams, Missouri, at h...

Man tries to kill Pinay wife, daughter over insurance

According to the probable-cause statement, the text message indicated the man was ready to move forward with a plan to kill his wife, saying she was covered by a $1million life-insurance policy. JL is Lytle's 4-year-old daughter. Lytle told police ...

Toshiba seeks to postpone earnings release, will probe Westinghouse Toshiba seeks to postpone earnings release, will probe Westinghouse

Toshiba claimed "we need further research on the internal reporting ... and its impact on financial results" regarding its acquisition of a major contractor responsible for the construction of several nuclear power plants in the US. The company said ...

Brandon Phillips to Be Traded to Braves

That marked the third time over the past two seasons that Phillips vetoed a potential trade, with the Nationals and Diamondbacks both having attempted to acquire his services last winter. Bartolo Colon, R.A. Dickey, Kurt Suzuki , and others all signe...

Wife of slain KKK wizard in police custody

An autopsy Sunday afternoon found Ancona died as a result of a gunshot wound to the head. Malissa Ancona told police in a recorded interview that Jinkerson shot her husband, and she helped clean up the blood and tried to cover up the crime, Wampler...

Yale To Rename Calhoun College For Grace Hopper Yale To Rename Calhoun College For Grace Hopper

But, in August, he appointed an advisory panel to consider whether the name should be changed after all. "People of good will and intelligence have many different perspectives on this question", Salovey said. Calhoun, the seventh vice president o...

Israel Bans Former Peruvian President

The Times of Israel adds that Toledo is also a longtime friend of Israeli businessman Yosef Maiman, who Peruvian prosecutors say acted as a mediator in the bribery scandal and accepted over $10 million in bribes. Interpol issued a red alert notice to...

Trump's line of home furnishings has disappeared from Sears' and Kmart's websites

Unlike Nordstrom, Sears Holdings didn't say explicitly whether the decision had to do with a lack of customer interest in Trump-branded products. The #GrabYourWallet campaign, founded by Shannon Coulter, is specifically targeting merchandise asso...

DeVos confirmation as ed secretary rankles electeds DeVos confirmation as ed secretary rankles electeds

The protesters who blocked Mrs. DeVos were reportedly not affiliated with the parent-teacher demonstration at the front of the school, which was organized by the Washington Teacher's Union. "Please let her in". Mrs DeVos - a billionaire who has s...

North Carolina Lawmakers Submit Bill To Repeal HB2 North Carolina Lawmakers Submit Bill To Repeal HB2

Because Republicans control both the House and the Senate, neither Harrison's nor Brockman's bill is expected to gain any traction. Disagreement among House and Senate Democrats and LGBT groups led to both being filed separately on the same day.

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