Saturday April 29-th, 2017

Prosecutors seek 300 years for woman in Amish kidnap case Prosecutors seek 300 years for woman in Amish kidnap case

A couple from Saint Lawrence County was sentenced today to hundreds of years in prison for the exploitation of six children, including two girls abducted from their family's roadside vegetable stand in August 2014. Public defender Randi Bianco said H...

Three GOP candidates top polls as they continue to trade jabs Three GOP candidates top polls as they continue to trade jabs

Trump provided the biggest news from the fifth debate of Republican candidates for president when he said that yes, he would indeed stick with the GOP and not launch a third-party candidacy if he fails to win the nomination. Case in point: After C...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Han Solo future uncertain, says Harrison Ford Star Wars: The Force Awakens: Han Solo future uncertain, says Harrison Ford

University of Calgary film professor Murray Leeder noted that the worlds Star Wars has built are so important to some people that they identify themselves as Jedi, the movie's lightsaber-wielding intergalactic knights. Talking about the shoot, a ...

Officials find Plainfield schools in no danger after possible threat Officials find Plainfield schools in no danger after possible threat

Police were notified of threats being made on social media just before midnight on Wednesday, the Plainfield Police Department said. These threats come after a bomb threat shut down hundreds of Los Angeles schools on Tuesday. Police and the FBI are...

Muhammad Ali responds to Donald Trump's Muslim ban proposal Muhammad Ali responds to Donald Trump's Muslim ban proposal

Like the other Republican candidates, Trump - whose daughter, Ivanka, converted to Judaism has long worked to portray himself as a strong supporter of Israel.

Massachusetts teen Philip Chism convicted of murder Massachusetts teen Philip Chism convicted of murder

The jury of eight men and four women deliberated for more than three hours after getting the case Monday, and continued deliberating Tuesday for a total of nine hours over both days. Chism had recently moved to MA from Clarksville, Tennessee. She als...

San Bernardino terrorist was 'fixated on Israel', says his father San Bernardino terrorist was 'fixated on Israel', says his father

Early on Saturday, authorities with guns drawn raided a home next door to the house where Farook's family used to live in Riverside, Calif., breaking windows and using a cutting torch to get into the garage, neighbors said. Farook's estranged father,...

Mayor Rahm Emanuel in political trouble for handling of McDonald police shooting Mayor Rahm Emanuel in political trouble for handling of McDonald police shooting

The 40-minute address served as a high-profile platform for Emanuel to again offer a list of the steps he's taken so far, but also tackle head-on a complicated series of challenges surrounding race relations and a deeply rooted lack of trust many min...

John Lennon death: Beatles legend shot dead 35 years ago today

What's it like to live in NY and look just like John Lennon? Today marks 35 years since John Lennon's death. Still, the notion of reform was rejected by then-President-elect Ronald Reagan. Meanwhile, the Basic Instinct star - who has a 35-yea...

Keurig sold for $13.9 billion

The company suffered from waning sales of its containers K-Cup and the lower prices of brewers. Keurig is by far the biggest of those acquisitions, with a dominant position in the single-serve coffee market. The CEO and CFO of the company have misg...

Donald Trump Goes Full Racist on Ted Cruz and Nobody Notices Donald Trump Goes Full Racist on Ted Cruz and Nobody Notices

The Trump campaign insists it will still ultimately have the highest turnout of support on caucus night, rendering the polls ineffective. Cruz also led all candidates when voters were asked for their second-choice candidate, underscoring his strength...

Citadel investigates photos of cadets with pillowcases on heads Citadel investigates photos of cadets with pillowcases on heads

In the Facebook post, a girl was reportedly "threatened, harassed and offered money from numerous Citadel Cadets to take (the photos) offline in order to not 'ruin their lives'". Lamont A. Melvin said in a statement. "At the very least, there nee...

Jeb Bush Website Takes Visitors to Donald Trump's Campaign Page Jeb Bush Website Takes Visitors to Donald Trump's Campaign Page

Bush and son of former President George H.W. Bush wrote. The elder Bush has lived a storied career. On immigration, Bush has modified his stance on letting Syrian refugees settle in the USA, as hundreds of thousands have died in the war-torn coun...

Boy killed in knife attack in bedroom, town mourns Boy killed in knife attack in bedroom, town mourns

Police have not said if that truck is connected to the suspect. Investigators believe Exantus is a total stranger to the family and was just passing through Versailles. home minutes later. His mother spoke to the crowd and said her son was terrifie...

Major Shakeup At The Very Top Of GOP Race In New Poll Major Shakeup At The Very Top Of GOP Race In New Poll

Pollsters say 61 percent of respondents said they are frustrated with the federal government, while 35 percent said they are angry and only three percent basically content. Half (50%) now call that a top issue, up from 21% in September, while the pre...

Gun rights group's mock mass shooting moved off Texas college campus Gun rights group's mock mass shooting moved off Texas college campus

Matthew Short , a spokesman for both of the gun rights groups, says that the mock catastrophe - staged on a campus that saw one of the most notorious mass shooting in American history - is meant to protest the idea of "gun-free" zones. "When outside ...

Muppet book on compassion too much for Wisconsin kids? Muppet book on compassion too much for Wisconsin kids?

Carney said that she was "disappointed in the outcome" of Wednesday's meeting. Each year the school board must review and approve the curriculum, according to Amber Leifheit , vice president of the school board and chair of Curriculum and Instru...

Chris Stapleton, Little Big Town's 'Girl Crush' bring country music back Chris Stapleton, Little Big Town's 'Girl Crush' bring country music back

The biggest, most pleasant surprise among the major categories has to be Courtney Barnett as this year's requisite indie rocker in the Best New Artist category. 1 on the Billboard charts earlier this year . — Jason Isbell, who has two nominati...

Funeral Held For 1 Of 2 Teenagers Killed In Lakeville Crash Funeral Held For 1 Of 2 Teenagers Killed In Lakeville Crash

Police say a game of "Nerf wars" may be behind a crash that killed two teens and injured two others Friday in the Minneapolis, Minn., suburb of Lakeville, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports. Friday when she saw the truck, which was traveling west...

Gun supplier in California attack connected to shooters' family by marriage Gun supplier in California attack connected to shooters' family by marriage

The authorities have said Farook, 28, and wife Tashfeen Malik, 29, were radicalised Muslims who committed an "act of terrorism" when they massacred 14 people on Dec 2. Overcome with the stress brought on by last week's tragedy, Marquez "checked himse...

Fiesta Bowl 2015: Notre Dame vs Ohio State Fiesta Bowl 2015: Notre Dame vs Ohio State

Many Buckeye fans, and undoubtedly the Buckeye players, are disappointed by the pairing, and by their lower playoff ranking. Plenty of Ohio State's defensive success comes from its ability to stop the pass. 96 Normal 0 ...

NYPD detective took cash to warn club owners about raids NYPD detective took cash to warn club owners about raids

Veteran Lieutenant Robert Sung, Yam's superior, was also arrested in connection with the nightclub bribes. A New York City police detective has been arrested after authorities say he accepted bribes from club owners to alert them about upcoming pol...

'Egypt's Jon Stewart' Bassem Youssef ridicules 'Nazi' Donald Trump following 'Egypt's Jon Stewart' Bassem Youssef ridicules 'Nazi' Donald Trump following

On Monday, Trump called for a ban on Muslims entering the United States in the most dramatic response by a candidate yet to last week's shooting spree by two Muslims in California. The Homeland Security Secretary said Trump's anti-Muslim rhetoric is ...

The Latest on Georgia execution: State high court won't stay The Latest on Georgia execution: State high court won't stay

Court of Appeals also declined to halt Terrell's death by lethal injection. Terrell was convicted in the June 1992 killing of John Watson in Covington, a community about 35 miles east of Atlanta. This undated file photo released by the Georgia Depa...

New Developments in San Bernardino Mass Shooting Investigation New Developments in San Bernardino Mass Shooting Investigation

Police suspect neighbor bought weapons used in San Bernardino attack Marquez allegedly purchased the two "assault-style" rifles over three years ago. However, Farook only purchased the handguns.

Black pastors from Richmond meet with Donald Trump

The billionaire mogul emerged from the more than two-hour meeting saying it went "very well". However, according to Giuliani, there weren't "thousands and thousands", as Trump has repeatedly said. If those are the kinds of reports Giuliani was rely...

Pearl Harbor Day ceremonies to mark attack Pearl Harbor Day ceremonies to mark attack

That led the United States to declare war on Japan. On Dec. 7, 1941, the United States was plunged into World War II after military forces at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, were attacked by the Imperial Japanese Navy. The barrage lasted two hours with devas...

Donald Trump tells Chuck Todd that Donald Trump tells Chuck Todd that "for some reason"

In his speech Trump sought to distance himself from appearing to have mocked the reporter during an event Tuesday night. Donald Trump on Sunday abruptly scrapped a news conference created to showcase his support from black religious leaders, as A...

Lakeville South students die after crash near school Lakeville South students die after crash near school

The injured teen who was walking near the scene was taken there by ambulance. Another suffered serious injuries and was airlifted to Hennepin County Medical Center. "This is a very hard time for Lakeville South students and the Lakeville community", ...

MSNBC Apologizes for Showing Live Footage of San Bernardino Suspect's Home MSNBC Apologizes for Showing Live Footage of San Bernardino Suspect's Home

Before entering the apartment, MSNBC's Sanders announced that the authorities had already "spent a tremendous amount of time here going top to bottom, removing anything that is, first of all, evidence, and, second of all, anything that could be risky...

Minnesota announces budget surplus of $1.9 billion Minnesota announces budget surplus of $1.9 billion

Minnesota finance officials are releasing a highly anticipated economic forecast that will begin calibrating expectations for the 2016 session. "To those who think I'm going to sign a tax bill that has an inordinate amount of tax cuts and nothing...

Yolanda Foster says she's 'heartbroken' at first public appearance since split Yolanda Foster says she's 'heartbroken' at first public appearance since split

I have so much compassion for Kyle being in the situation she's in with her sister. Seeing her in tears, talking about how hard this has been on her was really heartbreaking. News that her family always comes first for her, revealing that her bigge...

US House to weigh visa waiver changes, including 'smart' passports US House to weigh visa waiver changes, including 'smart' passports

According to the Daily Telegraph , the White House is working with the US Congress on a "new authority to require visa waiver travellers to use passports with embedded security chips". Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Jeff Flake (R-AZ), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND...

Florida Supreme Court approves new congressional map Florida Supreme Court approves new congressional map

The districts are generally more compact and more successful in keeping counties and cities whole, and they should not compromise the ability of minority voters to elect candidates of their choice.

Many Pastors Say Meeting With Trump Not An Endorsement

US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has said that Muslims around the world were "going wild" to cheer the September 11, 2001 attacks. After emerging from the meeting at Trump Tower, Trump told reporters: "I've had many endorse...

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