Sunday April 23-rd, 2017

Judge approves plan to reform Baltimore police

He has called the agreements an "end run around the Democratic process" and said he believes police reform would be best handled on a local level. "I'm not interested in having any delay tactics from having it move forward, and I think this is just...

Aetna to stop selling Iowans individual health insurance plans Aetna to stop selling Iowans individual health insurance plans

The company said it still is considering its options in the few remaining states where it sells individual policies. Aetna pulled out of most of the markets where it sold exchange plans past year, and its chief executive has described the marketplace...

North Dakota House committee approves medical marijuana bill North Dakota House committee approves medical marijuana bill

The House bill also needs to clear two more committees before it can go to the House floor. "The governor has said all along he believes in compassion for the terminally ill and is open to medical marijuana", Herring said. Companion bill HB 2095 ...

Plaintiff: Time to stop punishing LGBT people Plaintiff: Time to stop punishing LGBT people

Her case marks the first time a federal appeals court has ruled that existing civil rights laws protect against discrimination based on sexual orientation . " It is actually impossible to discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation without d...

Reminder to Wear Orange Reminder to Wear Orange

Many factors contribute to work zone accidents, including speeding, cell phone use and inattentive, distracted or aggressive driving. INDOT will oversee more than 300 construction contracts, resurface 3,047 lane miles of pavement, work on 41 capita...

Cosby judge expects trial to last 2 weeks; jury sequestered Cosby judge expects trial to last 2 weeks; jury sequestered

Cosby, long beloved as America's Dad for playing Dr. Cliff Huxtable on his sitcom "The Cosby Show " from 1984 to 1992, has called the encounter with Constand consensual. "You can not walk into a grocery store, a convenience store, a minimart, withou...

Judge halts shutdown of last Kentucky abortion clinic Judge halts shutdown of last Kentucky abortion clinic

In response to the order, EMW protested that the surgical center's agreements with these facilities hadn't changed in several years, and that they'd never been notified of any issues with these agreements before. Critics say the transfer agreements ...

Federal authorities publish list of 'uncooperative' sanctuary cities Federal authorities publish list of 'uncooperative' sanctuary cities

The report introduction notes that law enforcement agencies don't often inform ICE that they're refusing the detainer request, so the report is based on what ICE employees are able to figure out for themselves. Some law enforcement leaders, howev...

House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation House sends bill to Trump blocking online privacy regulation

NAY = 15 Republicans and 190 Democrats, total 205. Unlike Google , Facebook and their affiliated sites, which internet users can avoid with a little inconvenience, internet service providers are a requirement to access the internet, and in most...

Trump walks out before signing executive orders Trump walks out before signing executive orders

Deficits in trade can also mean that foreign countries and entities are investing in USA assets. Meanwhile, German Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy Brigitte Zypries on Saturday said that Trump's executive orders on trade deficits and impo...

Pinwheel Symbolizes Child Abuse Protection Pinwheel Symbolizes Child Abuse Protection

This disturbing increase has been matched in Missoula, where the number of child abuse and neglect cases filed with the county attorney's office has rocketed from an average of 51 cases each year as recently as 2011, to 173 in 2015 and 191 last year....

Flynn made $1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, other work Flynn made $1.3 million for lobbying, speeches, other work

In an initial filing submitted in February, just days before he left the Trump administration, Flynn did not provide an itemized list of the companies that paid him to speak - including RT, the Kremlin-backed television network that USA intelligence ...

Severe weather possible tonight; Tornado Watch issued Severe weather possible tonight; Tornado Watch issued

He urged people to keep their cellphones charged and close by so that they could get severe weather alerts throughout Sunday night and Monday morning. Between two and four inches of rain could fall in the area during that time. Customers and storm em...

Texas church bus crash: NTSB wants to interview truck driver Texas church bus crash: NTSB wants to interview truck driver

He said they driver, Young, told him, "I'm sorry, I'm sorry". Mr Kuchler said: "He said, "I'm sorry, I'm sorry". According to Jody Kuchler, these were the first words 20-year-old Jack Young said after driving his pickup truck into church bus outs...

O'Reilly apologizes for jest about Maxine Waters' hair O'Reilly apologizes for jest about Maxine Waters' hair

Waters was not kind to O'Reilly , or Fox News as a whole for that matter, in her rebuttal. "I didn't say she wasn't attractive". If there were an apology necessary, it should have perhaps been directed to the estate of the late singer James Br...

Child abuse prevention events taking place to combat ongoing problem Child abuse prevention events taking place to combat ongoing problem

This April, Olive Crest in Nevada invites Southern Nevadans to join them as they wear blue to bring attention to the fight against child abuse during Child Abuse Prevention Month . The Madison County Child Advocacy Center will display the numbers of...

White House, Nunes blocked ex-acting AG from testifying

Fending off growing criticism, the administration invited lawmakers from both parties to view classified material it said relates to surveillance of the president's associates. Nunes revealed that he had seen secret documents that suggested Trump and...

Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades Israeli cabinet approves new settlement, first in 2 decades

The new settlement is to be built in the area of Emek Shilo, the statement added. The new town will be the first to be established by the State of Israel in Judea or Samaria in more than two decades. "We hope that the parties will take reasonable a...

Schumer: 'Virtually impossible' to reach deal on Gorsuch

Sens. Joe Manchin from West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp from North Dakota say they will support the president's nominee. Schumer had tough words for his Republican counterpart, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, in an interview with The...

Dolphins just signed a free agent who's suspended for 8 games

The NFL found that McDonald violated its substance abuse policy after an incident in May in which he was suspected of driving under the influence of prescription drugs. "The whole attitude of this team plays ball the right way and it's something that...

Crayola boots dandelion for bluish crayon yet to be named Crayola boots dandelion for bluish crayon yet to be named

They even created a one-minute animation featuring a crayon stick named Dandy pondering his retirement options. Another spoiler: The packaging on the 120-pack, announcing the retirement, says, "Name the new color for a chance to win!" But why ret...

Manchin becomes first Senate Dem to back Gorsuch

Schumer pointed out in his floor speech that Gorsuch repeatedly said during his hearings there are no Republican judges or Democratic judges. Senator Johnson said he was confident Gorsuch would remain a judge, and not a "super-legislator".

U.S. judge extends suspension of travel ban

Watson issued a permanent injunction on Wednesday, which simply ensures Trump's order will remain enjoined while the court's assess it on the merits. "The Justice Department strongly disagrees with the federal district court's ruling". Earlier this...

White House invites lawmakers to view NSA material White House invites lawmakers to view NSA material

Spicer said the information was uncovered by the National Security Council, but would not specify whether it was the same intelligence that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes received at the White House last week. Nunes delivered the...

Compromise to undo 'bathroom law' passes key hurdle

The new measure rescinds House Bill 2, the so-called bathroom bill that required transgender people to use the bathrooms, changing rooms and showers in state-run buildings that correspond to the sex on their birth certificate rather than their gend...

Missing Teen, Teacher Could Now Be in Mexico Missing Teen, Teacher Could Now Be in Mexico

Cummins reportedly was seen in Collierville, Tennessee at a Shell gas station on New Byhalia Road. Thomas and Cummins were last seen on Monday, March 13. The bureau also tweeted a Spanish translation of Elizabeth's missing flier Wednesday and as...

Senate kills rule meant to protect family planning funds

Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska voted against ending debate on the bill, requiring the need for Pence's vote to break the tie. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), who has been absent for several weeks recovering from two back surgeries.

Senator Warren has some questions about Ivanka Trump Senator Warren has some questions about Ivanka Trump

The first daughter announced Wednesday that she will serve as an unpaid employee in the White House. Top White House staff members typically attend, often as guests of media organizations. Elizabeth Warren wants to know how Ivanka Trump plans to c...

Sen. Hatch: Would Go 'Nuclear' on Gorsuch, But It's 'Very Bad'

Circuit Court of Appeals, Senate Democrats are doing everything within their power to attempt to block his nomination. Judge Gorsuch , who says Justice Scalia was a "lion of the law" and a mentor to him, is the right man to fill such an important ...

Mo Brooks sticks to plan, will vote again GOP health care plan Mo Brooks sticks to plan, will vote again GOP health care plan

A member of the House Ways and Means Committee, Rice, who represents Myrtle Beach and other parts of the coast, was involved in the process of drafting the Republican health care bill. Since virtually the moment it was signed into law, conservative l...

1 feared dead, multiple injuries in 4-alarm fire in Oakland

Firefighters responded to the basement fire at 368 Redwood Avenue at about 7:35 p.m. Fire was contained to the basement and extinguished at 8:08 p.m., said the deputy chief. An Oakland Fire tweet posted at 6:09 a.m. said that crews were making rescue...

1 dead, 5 injured including 2 children in shooting in Central Florida

A woman's been killed and five have been injured in a shooting in Florida . Since the officer couldn't find a gun, Cashe was allowed to leave, and the woman gave the officer a bag of Cashe's belongings-including a gun. Gillet says a police officer h...

China Opposes US Sanctions Bill on Halting Oil Supply to N. Korea China Opposes US Sanctions Bill on Halting Oil Supply to N. Korea

But Sino-US relations are not only tense because of Trump but also because the US is installing THAAD in South Korea. South Korea's military is generally in agreement with the US assessment. "It is because of these hostile activities on the part of...

Sean Hannity throws tantrum over 'fake edited news' CBS interview Sean Hannity throws tantrum over 'fake edited news' CBS interview

In 2012, Koppel also took MSNBC's liberal host Rachel Maddow to task in a speech at the National Press Club. I can only assume that he's either self-flagellating again, or thinking about how he can incorporate that soundbite into his next show with...

Dell Technologies Match Play: Friday's hole of the day

Big-hitting Dustin Johnson emerged with a flawless 3-0-0 record, wrapping up the group phase with a 5&3 shellacking of fellow American Jimmy Walker on Friday. The participants in the quarterfinals were determined by play in the Round of 16 earlier in...

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