Thursday October 19-th, 2017

Hanford Nuclear Site Evacuated Over Emergency Hanford Nuclear Site Evacuated Over Emergency

The latest estimate to finish the overall cleanup of Hanford is more than $107 billion and the work would take until 2060. Workers in one building were evacuated, and others in the immediate vicinity were ordered to take cover and turn off ventilat...

Feds won't charge Baton Rouge officers Feds won't charge Baton Rouge officers

The other officer assists in restraining Sterling. A detective wrote in the search warrant affidavit that officers had observed the butt of a gun in Sterling's front trousers pocket. (12:30 p.m. ET) Wednesday, family spokesman Arthur Reed said. The o...

Teen's plea for free Wendy's nuggets sets retweet record Teen's plea for free Wendy's nuggets sets retweet record

While Carter didn't hit the 18 million target (and probably won't) the world record and copious advertising was enough for Wendy's to grant his wish. "One moment the nation is reacting to a snap election, the next we are rallying behind a teenager...

Texas Legislature passes ban on so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Texas Rep. Charlie Geren, R-Fort Worth, answers questions as the Texas House debates an anti-sanctuary-cities bill that seeks to jail sheriffs and other officials who refuse to help enforce federal immigration law, in Austin , April 26, 2017.

Children share stories of Iowa dad, a deputy slain on duty Children share stories of Iowa dad, a deputy slain on duty

Funeral arrangements have been announced for Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Deputy Mark Burbridge, who was shot to death earlier this week in a jail break attempt. Then in a neighborhood about two miles away, Correa-Carmenaty took a woman's auto at g...

Nicki Minaj offers to pay college tuition for fans over Twitter

Ellen, ' and her latest actions prove she's not lying... That means that it would take 65 million Saturday nights of Nicki Minaj doling out money on Twitter in $20,000 increments to pay off the current student debt burden in the U.S. "Who wants...

Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

Regardless of its exact ranking in history, Trump's tax plan has raised concerns among budget hawks as to how the government will be able to make up for such a large drop in revenue. The top tax rate for many small business owners would be reduced fr...

Obama receiving Profile in Courage Award from Kennedys

Graduated from Yale.About to go to law school at Harvard. People are going to get to know you now. Jackstopped by the show with his mother to discuss the John F. "He really had the courage to govern responsibly". While she is excited for Schloss...

Trump moving to slash budget for White House 'drug czar Trump moving to slash budget for White House 'drug czar

Diamond reports that Trump's proposed 2018 budget would slash funding for the office by 95 percent, drastically cutting staff and completely eliminating a program that helps communities fight addiction at the local level. In March, the White Hous...

Brighton pipped to Championship title by goalkeeping error

Hughton is also keen for Brighton not to go up into the Premier League on the back of three successive defeats. There was little on offer from the Seagulls and they survived a huge penalty scare five minutes after the re-start after Lewis Dunk tack...

Agency: Woman tried to smuggle heroin taped onto buttocks Agency: Woman tried to smuggle heroin taped onto buttocks

During the afternoon hours, officials found a 47-year-old from Nogales had close to three pounds of heroin hidden inside the back of her trousers. According to the release, earlier that day, officers found approximately 22 pounds of meth, worth aro...

Rivers start to drop, but flood crisis isn't over yet Rivers start to drop, but flood crisis isn't over yet

Additional storms passing through the state Wednesday only exacerbated the situation. "The cresting of Meramec River is the beginning of the light at the end of the tunnel", said MoDOT-St. But the mess left behind was substantial. "The Rosecrans ...

FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Chance of rain, marginal risk of severe weather overnight FIRST ALERT WEATHER: Chance of rain, marginal risk of severe weather overnight

But, we may still see a few scattered showers and thunderstorms throughout the day as the cold front moves through. The showers and storms will come to an end from west to east through Friday morning. Marginal risk for severe weather early Frida...

Feds propose heightened social media vetting of visa applicants Feds propose heightened social media vetting of visa applicants

The state department document also said: "The collection of social media platforms and identifiers will not be used to deny visas based on applicants' race, religion, ethnicity, national origin, political views, gender, or sexual orientation".

Tony Romo to try qualifying for US Open Tony Romo to try qualifying for US Open

Open, which will take place this year at Erin Hills in Wisconsin. A USGA spokesperson told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that qualifiers will comprise about half of the 156-golfer field at this year's U.S. Right now I stink, but I see signs of life....

Dad calls son's death at frat 'preventable'

Piazza died after consuming massive amounts of alcohol during a hazing ritual and then falling down a flight of stairs, then falling again, repeatedly throughout the night on February 2, 2017. Investigators say they found disturbing evidence of "his...

Rainy next 48 hours, Flash Flood Watch in effect Rainy next 48 hours, Flash Flood Watch in effect

Rain will be heavy at times Friday night and early Saturday . Partly cloudy conditions with a low around 52 are forecast for the evening, according to the National Weather Service . Rain is forecast to continue into Thursday morning, with g...

Cinco de Mayo Specials and Events in CT Cinco de Mayo Specials and Events in CT

President George W. Bush (2001-09) and President Barack Obama (2009-17) used Cinco de Mayo to connect with the Hispanic community - inviting Cabinet members, Latino celebrities and Mexican Embassy officials to the White House - and to promote imm...

Images and video show the aftermath of major flooding in Arkansas Images and video show the aftermath of major flooding in Arkansas

Flooding has forced Missouri transportation officials to close Interstate 55, along with other major routes Wednesday, effectively cutting off St. Louis from any roads to the south. "I myself have been trapped in this home three different times". S...

Family of Texas teen: No more threats on police Family of Texas teen: No more threats on police

However, video footage later showed that the auto was, in fact, traveling away from police, something which Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber acknowledged on Monday. "We would not be standing here if we did not believe that this police de...

Baylor suspends fraternity following 'racist' Mexican-themed party Baylor suspends fraternity following 'racist' Mexican-themed party

A bartender had painted his face brown, and two male students were dancing on tables dressed in bright orange and neon green construction vests. As for how Baylor responded , in addition to suspending the frat, VP for student life Kevin Jackson r...

Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day Trade order, campaign rally on Trump's 100th day

Jeff Mason, the WHCA president, told the Associated Press that this year's event would have been different even if Trump had attended, "based on the tension that has existed in the relationship and some of the things he has said about the press".

Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington

President Jimmy Carter did not attend in 1978 and in 1980. Before that, Richard Nixon was the last president to skip the dinner. On his 99th day in office, President Trump signed his 32nd executive order. Marches against the divisive U.S. president...

People Are Reporting Criminal (Space) Aliens To New ICE Hotline People Are Reporting Criminal (Space) Aliens To New ICE Hotline

President Donald Trump launched an Immigrant Crime Hotline on April 26, and Americans are more than happy to report aliens to the United States government. Critics took to social media to mock it and urged people to call the hotline to report space a...

Physician dragged off flight settles with United

However, the doctor refused, making the airport police at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport drag him out of his seat. His lawyers said that he suffered a broken nose, concussion and lost multiple teeth. In the message, CEO Oscar Munoz called t...

Trump Won't Get House OK Of Health Bill Before His 100th Day

But Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., another and longer-tenured leader of that 50-member centrist organization, told reporters that those in his group who were against the bill "remain opposed". "However, we urge Congress to continue to work with stakehol...

North Korea accuses U.S. of creating situation for nuclear war North Korea accuses U.S. of creating situation for nuclear war

From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the USA was ready to work to achieve a peaceful denuclearization of t...

Trump errs on the court system

Supreme Court a challenge of a California federal judge's decision blocking him from withholding federal money from sanctuary cities. "Out of our very big country, with many choices, does everyone notice that both the "ban" case and now the "sanctu...

Vettel keeps Ferrari on top in final Russian practice

Despite failing to make the front row, Bottas and Hamilton did close the gap to Ferrari - with Bottas just.095 off Vettel's time. "If you have the rhythm here, it feels fantastic", Vettel said. "As much as I am happy about the steps we have found, ...

Hannity defends Fox News president Shine amid report Hannity defends Fox News president Shine amid report

Sherman's report states that Shine has privately asked for support from Rupert Murdoch's sons, James Murdoch and Lachlan Murdoch but they refuse to release a statement on the co-presidents behalf. "Hannity later tweeted "#Istandwithbill " and ...

Appropriations Committee sends its medical marijuana bill to Senate floor Appropriations Committee sends its medical marijuana bill to Senate floor

Thursday's vote fell just two shy of the two-thirds supermajority needed to pass the bill. House Bill 13 passed unanimously earlier this year, but the senate hasn't acted on it. A separate, $78 million House proposal that contained numerous same ...

Warren 'troubled' by report of Wall Street-paid Obama speech Warren 'troubled' by report of Wall Street-paid Obama speech

Elizabeth Warren isn't too keen about former President Barack Obama's $400,000 fee to address a Wall Street conference on healthcare this fall. "It's a snake that slithers through Washington ", she said. Warren went on to speak more generally abou...

Senate confirms Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general Senate confirms Rod Rosenstein as deputy attorney general

To view the full article, register now. Before becoming USA attorney for Maryland in 2005, his positions included counsel to the deputy attorney general and assistant US attorney. Rosentstein still has not said wether he would bring in special counse...

Police used murder victim's FitBit to track her movements Police used murder victim's FitBit to track her movements

Craig Stedman, the CT district attorney, said that using a FitBit to investigate crime was unusual - but that the device could provide solid evidence. Fitbit appears to be more than just a useful gadget to help meet health goals; it's become a crim...

NYPD Unit Allegedly Sold Gun Permits for Strippers and Cash NYPD Unit Allegedly Sold Gun Permits for Strippers and Cash

New court filings link the NYPD's Licensing Division to a business that boasted an ability to expedite gun permits which were used to illegally arm a Hasidic Jewish neighborhood watch group. "We do believe that he has not done anything inappropriate ...

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