Friday August 18-th, 2017

Half-staff flags, bells mark 1 year since Pulse massacre

Morris also discussed resources with attendees and called on them to go back into their individual communities and work for inclusiveness in all areas including intolerance, Islamophobia and racism. Along with these 49 people, dozens more were inju...

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

Third, banning the USA administration to withdraw any sanctions against Russian Federation without the approval of the Congress . Codify and strengthen existing sanctions contained in executive orders on Russia , including the sanctions impact ...

Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House

The leading Democrat in the Senate on Sunday invited President Donald Trump to tell his side of the story about his contentious relationship with former FBI Director James Comey , as well as shed light on the ongoing probe into Russia's suspected ...

SCOTUS Finds Gender Discrimination In Immigration Law SCOTUS Finds Gender Discrimination In Immigration Law

In the meantime, the five-year requirement "should apply, prospectively, to children born to unwed USA -citizen mothers". The court ruled, in an opinion (PDF) by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg , that the law violates the equal protection clause.

White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern

Sessions was Trump's first supporter in the Senate and was an enthusiastic backer throughout the campaign - standing with Trump through multiple controversies. But what might have seemed fair during a campaign, even during the presidential campaign...

Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

One of them was Specialist Christopher Horton, an Oklahoma National Guardsmen from Tulsa. The inspiring and somber speech was quickly greeted by observers as a strong moment for Trump, who returned Saturday night from a lengthy tour of the Middle E...

Alabama Execution Set For Thursday Night Alabama Execution Set For Thursday Night

Supreme Court . The brief order was issued by [AL report] Justice Clarence Thomas and noted that Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Sonia Sotomayor and Stephen Breyer opposed the decision. As the restaurant was closing at about midnight, Melson and anot...

Reynolds, Rockies win 7th straight, Cubs lose 4th in row 9-1 Reynolds, Rockies win 7th straight, Cubs lose 4th in row 9-1

Reynolds and Blackmon each left the ballpark with monster home runs. Gromacki finished in second place at Wrigley this year and was able to cash in on free Cubs-Cardinals tickets after the event, a game which featured a Cubs win and a grand slam....

Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion Some states review election systems for signs of intrusion

The Pasco elections supervisor said he was immediately suspicious when the email with an " updated user guide" as an attachment came into his inbox on October 31, 2016, eight days after early voting had begun in most Florida counties. Corley said ...

Mexico beats Honduras 3-0, closes in on World Cup berth Mexico beats Honduras 3-0, closes in on World Cup berth

It was a drab first 45 minutes from Honduras , whose poor World Cup qualifying campaign has them sitting penultimate in the Hexagonal. With another comfortable win in hand, Mexico will now shift its attention toward Sunday's clash with the Unit...

Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State

This is the second straight year that Williams has been rumored to leave Blacksburg to lead another program, after many considered Buzz to be a leading candidate for the Oklahoma State job last offseason. "As we started talking about it Friday, the f...

More clouds, spotty showers and cooler temperatures for Wednesday More clouds, spotty showers and cooler temperatures for Wednesday

Tuesday night , expect mostly clear skies with a low of 58, and n east wind of 3 to7 miles per hour, according to the weather service. Monday looks to have temperatures close to 90 degrees and it remains clear with plenty of sun. Cloudy skies a...

NY seeks bids for $1.5 billion in clean energy projects NY seeks bids for $1.5 billion in clean energy projects

This is unacceptable. And with virtually no chance at progress at the federal level, it's time for NY to make a real commitment to move off fossil fuels once and for all, and chart a course to quickly bring the state to 100% renewable energy.

Man arrested after hiding motor oil and DVDs in trousers Man arrested after hiding motor oil and DVDs in trousers

He allegedly went into the first aisle and hid 15 motor oil bottles in his "baggy blue jeans". The official could see everything Hall did, the statement said. Since it's the 38-year-old's third petit theft arrest, he was charged with a felony. In a...

Trump Broadens Search for FBI Director Nearly a Month After Firing Comey

The substance of his testimony is a source of much speculation and will surely be a pivotal moment in the course of the investigations into President Donald Trump's campaign's alleged connections to Russian Federation. "I hope you can see your way ...

Explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant kills at least 1 Explosion at Wisconsin corn milling plant kills at least 1

In this image taken from a video by WISN-TV, the rubble of a corn mill plant following an explosion is seen, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Cambria, Wis . The sheriff says it has been hard on a personal level to know they may be just feet from someone w...

Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno in upcoming Penn State scandal movie Al Pacino to play Joe Paterno in upcoming Penn State scandal movie

The Oscar victor is set to play late college football legend Joe Paterno in a now untitled HBO movie that chronicles the coach's downfall in the wake of the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal. The film will examine Paterno's role in the scandal...

Trump hits out at 'fake news' about son-in-law

Prior to the release of her book, Ivanka said she would not be overly promoting it because of ethics in her role at the capital. Returning home from a nine-day overseas trip, US President Donald Trump has plunged headlong into the ongoing Russi...

Violence breaks out as competing protesters clash

Police in Portland girded for potential unrest on Sunday, citing "online threats of violence", ahead of dueling political rallies planned by supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump after racially charged killings convulsed Oregon's lar...

Bounty Hunters, Fugitive Dead After Massive Shootout At Texas Car Dealership

Hutchinson had an outstanding warrant for failure to appear on a first-degree drug charge in Minneapolis. When it was over, Fidel Garcia Jr., 54, and Gabriel Bernal, 33, were dead. "Unfortunately Mr. Hutchinson was more prepared for a gunfight". "T...

House Intel chair Devin Nunes retains subpoena power in Russian Federation inquiry

The House Intelligence Committee asked intelligence agencies to reveal the redacted names of USA people and organizations in classified intelligence reports about Russian interference in the 2016 election 5 or 6 times past year, according to the Post...

'March for Truth' protesters demand independent investigation into Trump's possible Russia ties 'March for Truth' protesters demand independent investigation into Trump's possible Russia ties

Trump has repeatedly refused to disclose them, raising the ire of critics who contend his refusal leaves citizens without information regarding his potential conflicts of interest or how his proposed tax policy overhaul may help enrich himself.

Taylor's 9th-inning slam leads Dodgers over Brewers 10-8 Taylor's 9th-inning slam leads Dodgers over Brewers 10-8

Through the first two months of the 2017 season, his 1.9 fWAR is the sixth-best among major league starters, while his 2.37 ERA (entering Friday's game) ranks fourth alongside the White Sox' Derek Holland . Both teams combined to whiff 42 times. Man...

Showers and storms return Sunday Showers and storms return Sunday

On Monday , a cold front will bring our final chance of showers and storms of the week into the area. Chance of showers and storms during the afternoon. Thursday - A chance of showers. It is possible that the dry period could last for more than a w...

Trump asks Supreme Court to reinstate travel ban

If the government's request is granted the ban would go into effect. Courts have historically been deferential in this area, and recent presidents including Carter, Reagan and Obama have used it to deny entry to certain refugees and diplomats, includ...

Jason Dufner And David Lingmerth Share Lead After First Round Jason Dufner And David Lingmerth Share Lead After First Round

DUBLIN, Ohio - Roberto De Vicenzo, known as much for his scorecard error at the Masters as his British Open victory that made him Argentina's first major golf champion, died Thursday afternoon at his home in Buenos Aires. "I need to just keep playi...

He Died a Hero in Portland, Then Someone Stole His Ring He Died a Hero in Portland, Then Someone Stole His Ring

Best, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai Meche , 23, and Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, all stepped in to stop the abuser - 35-year-old Jeremy Joseph Christian . The suspect was caught on surveillance camera leaving the train carrying Best's backpack. He ha...

The Trump budget $2 trillion error — Business Report

Even as I was discussing it, I thought to myself, there is no way budget director Mike Mulvaney is going to say, "I made a colossal mistake in arithmetic, sorry, my bad". Warren pointed to a recent Congressional Budget Office analysis that found ...

US asks visa applicants for social media handles US asks visa applicants for social media handles

An updated version of the supplemental visa application questionnaire asks would-be visitors for not only details of their travel and address history, but also for the names they use on social media. "We are very concerned that if the proposed ch...

Nevada leaders deal blows to school vouchers, paid sick time Nevada leaders deal blows to school vouchers, paid sick time

The " esports betting bill", or Senate Bill 240 , is quite an interesting bill as it does not strictly include the word " esports " anywhere in the bill. The NGC may also require fingerprinting of those obtaining licenses and information regardin...

Ex-Penn State Officials Sentenced in Jerry Sandusky Scandal

Spanier said he regretted that "I did not intervene more forcefully". Defense attorneys also cited Spanier's age, 69, "worsening health" and "public shaming" in their argument that jail time "is unnecessary to achieve the interests of justice".

Musk storms out of Trump advisory council over climate change decision Musk storms out of Trump advisory council over climate change decision

Mrs May continued that the Paris Agreement provides "the right global framework for protecting the prosperity and security of future generations, while keeping energy affordable and secure for our citizens and businesses", a Downing Street spokespe...

Rick Scott, top lawmakers agree on more money for schools, tourism, businesses Rick Scott, top lawmakers agree on more money for schools, tourism, businesses

Scott made the announcement during a joint news conference with Florida Senate President Joe Negron and Florida House Speaker Richard Corcoran at Miami International Airport. The budget, however, allows Enterprise Florida to maintain its worl...

Evergreen State College evacuated after 'direct threat' Evergreen State College evacuated after 'direct threat'

Protests began in mid-May in response to campus police questioning black students, the college's student newspaper Cooper Point Journal, reports. Messages left with a college spokesman Thursday were not immediately returned. Tensions reached a new ...

Investigators examine Kushner's meeting with Russian banker

A Republican consultant, Dubke joined the White House team in February. Hope Hicks, director of strategic communications in the White House, provided a statement to CBS News. His last day has not yet been determined. A senior administration o...

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