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Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence He said students should expect a heavy police presence Thursday and "a very, very low tolerance of violence". Berkeley police has also reached out to local and state police forces to inform them if they might be calling for assistance. Instead, she said this: "I am definitely giving the speech". Troy Worden, left, president of the Young Republicans and their attorney Harmeet Dhillon, right, talk... [Full Article...]

Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat

Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat Paul Wolfe, the crew chief for Logano's teammate Brad Keselowski, is serving the second race of a three-race suspension given for a Phoenix violation. 22 team did not adhere to the following: the truck trailing arm spacer/pinion angle shim mating surfaces must be planar and must be in complete contact with corresponding mating surfaces at all points and at all times. [Full Article...]

Sterling's aunt calls for justice at vigil

Sterling's aunt calls for justice at vigil The DOJ announced on Tuesday that it would not press charges against the two white officers, who shot Sterling dead while apprehending him in front of a store in Baton Rouge last July. The officers told Sterling to put his hands on the hood of a auto and struggled with him when he didn't comply, Amundson said. "It is not enough to show that the officer made a mistake, acted negligently, acted ... [Full Article...]

Trump will reportedly sign new executive order on religious liberty

The publication cited two senior administration officials confirming that the executive order, after "reviewing and fine-tuning the draft language" was set to be signed Thursday. Democrats have complained that religious liberty laws give business owners the right to discriminate against people. 'For years, anti-LGBTQ organizations have been trying to legalize discrimination under the guise of ... [Full Article...]

Trump's return to NYC to feature WWII ceremony, protests

Trump's return to NYC to feature WWII ceremony, protests Aside from the Secret Service , the biggest beneficiaries under the agreement would be New York City and Palm Beach County, where Trump and his family have spent the bulk of their time away from Washington since Election Day. It's expected that Palm Beach County, Florida, where Mar-a-Lago is located, Bedminster, New Jersey, where Trump has another golf course, and New York City will be awar... [Full Article...]

Kansas police officer lauded for saving 4-year-old from pond

Kansas police officer lauded for saving 4-year-old from pond At nearly exactly the same time the child fell into the water, Bulmer's cruiser approached and he witnessed the boy flailing around in the pond. Bulmer exits his vehicle and sprints toward the pond, where Elijah is flailing a few feet from the bank. [Full Article...]

Being US President 'big burden on the family': Donald Trump

Being US President 'big burden on the family': Donald Trump According to the poll, only 3 percent of respondents said that they didn't know who Melania Trump is and those who didn't have a favorable opinion of her made up only 32 percent. And the learning curve has been steep. In February the first lady of japan, Akie Abe, accompanied her husband to Washington but Melania was noticeably absent, joining instead at Mara Lago in Florida. [Full Article...]

Teacher tells wife he had sex with 'kidnapped' student

Teacher tells wife he had sex with 'kidnapped' student Court documents say Kimberly Thomas beat Elizabeth and four of her siblings, and that Elizabeth told authorities her mother "banged her head into the agitator of the washing machine" and "threw her down the basement stairs and locked her down there". [Full Article...]

Tech Entrepreneurs Oppose FCC Chairman's Plan To Ditch Net Neutrality

The commission plans to seek comment on new rules - including how to address questions such as paid prioritization for some traffic - in the coming months. Adriene Hill: I wonder if we can back up here for one second and just talk about net neutrality - remind us what we're talking about. We also depend on an open Internet-including enforceable net neutrality rules that ensure big cable com... [Full Article...]

Tester: New Ag Secretary Must Support Rural Communities

Kawamura. " 'I know he will put the needs of farmers, ranchers and others in rural America first, ' Roberts said ". Trump has proposed a 21 percent cut in USDA programs and has harshly criticized some worldwide trade deals, saying they have killed American jobs. [Full Article...]

Trump order aimed at boosting agriculture

Trump order aimed at boosting agriculture The president's focus on deregulation resonated with farmers and ranchers who chafed under federal environmental and regulatory restrictions that some saw as onerous. David Perdue (R-Ga.), who presided over Monday's vote. On Tuesday, the president "will host a roundtable discussion with farmers and sign an executive order to protect and provide relief for rural America", the official added. [Full Article...]

Senate confirms Gorsuch to Supreme Court in historic vote

Senate confirms Gorsuch to Supreme Court in historic vote The Senate Democrats started a filibuster to block the nomination of Gorsuch. Then McConnell raised a point of order, suggesting that Supreme Court nominees should not be subjected to a 60-vote threshold but instead a simple majority in the 100-member Senate. [Full Article...]

Susan Rice's NSA demasking denials don't add up — Former CIA Analyst

Susan Rice's NSA demasking denials don't add up — Former CIA Analyst Is there any public evidence to support Trump's claim that Rice may have committed a crime? Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Tulare), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, started all this last month when he said he had been briefed at the White House about "dozens" of intelligence reports containing incidental collection on Trump transition team members. [Full Article...]

USA launches missile strike against Syria after gas attack

USA launches missile strike against Syria after gas attack Medvedev said the missile strike is "really sad for our now completely ruined relations" with the US and "good news for terrorists". "The US attack on Syria delivered an important and necessary message from the entire free world, led by the United Stated, that it will note tolerate the war crimes of [Syrian President] Bashar Assad's regime against innocent civilians", Defense Minister Avigdor Li... [Full Article...]

Mitt Romney Considering Senate Run in Utah

Mitt Romney Considering Senate Run in Utah Senator Orrin Hatch to step down in 2018 so that Romney can run for the seat. "If I could get a really outstanding person to run for my position, I might consider retiring", Hatch said in a recent interview. Mitt Romney might not be done with public office just yet. According to two people with knowledge of the conversation , McConnell encouraged Romney to run if Hatch's seat opens up, and soug... [Full Article...]

4 children among 9 civilians dead in US Syria strike

The USS Porter was one of two destroyers that fired a total of 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield in retaliation for a chemical attack that killed scores of civilians this week. The Syrian army said the missile attack on its airbase killed six people and caused extensive damage, describing it as a "blatant aggression". Washington blamed the gas attack on Syrian government forces. [Full Article...]

Medical marijuana bill passes North Dakota House

Medical marijuana bill passes North Dakota House The House Criminal Jurisprudence Committee voted 4-2 on Monday to advance House Bill 81 , which would decriminalize the possession of up to an ounce of marijuana. Senators have approved a House bill that clarifies the state's telemedicine laws, but also creates a new restriction for certain treatments. Speeding up new licenses. [Full Article...]

Dem senator warns of political danger on Supreme Court vote

So far two Senate Democrats , Joe Manchin III of West Virginia and Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota, have said they would vote to end debate on Gorusch's nomination and to confirm him. "And, by the way, so did a number of Democrats who are now serving in the United State Senate", Portman said in a speech on the Senate floor Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Mayor de Blasio rejects US attorney general's sanctuary city threat

Your editorial argues that Attorney General Jeff Sessions' warning that federal funds will be withheld from sanctuary cities like Denver is "misguided". Despite Mayor Jim Kenney's firm stance on the issue of Philly as a sanctuary city, City Council President Darrell Clarke has called for the city to rethink its status if it means losing funding. [Full Article...]

'Angel of Death,' guilty of 37 Cincinnati murders, beaten in prison

A serial killer known as the "Angel of Death" has been severely beaten in prison, according to officials. He committed the murders while working as a hospital aide, using a variety of methods, including turning off ventilators, giving patients fluid infected with hepatitis B, and suffocation. [Full Article...]


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