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Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks

Trump tweets warning to Comey over leaks On Friday, Trump tweeted what many viewed as a threat to Comey , claiming he would release "tapes" if the ousted director started flapping his gums to the media. "But I think that there are times when you, more than not, read a story where someone's trying to - trying to pull apart one word, one sentence and say, 'Aha!' and make it a gotcha thing". [Full Article...]

Police officer who fatally shot Jordan Edwards is fired

Police officer who fatally shot Jordan Edwards is fired Balch Springs Police Chief Jonathan Haber said at a Tuesday news conference that Oliver had violated the department policy, though he did not explain which policies he was referring to or how Oliver violated them. Edwards and the four people with him made a decision to leave what was becoming an unruly party as they heard gunfire and police were arriving, Merritt said, citing what witnesses ha... [Full Article...]

Clayton Kershaw and Cody Bellinger Lead Dodgers Over Padres, 10-2

Originally, Roberts said he would send Bellinger back down to the minors, but he had already softened on that stance earlier this week. "Every time he steps on the field, let alone in the batter's box, you think something is going to happen", Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said. [Full Article...]

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

Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat The differences are that NASCAR still declares the winning driver the victor (the sanctioning body has always been loathe to name anyone a race victor who didn't take the checkered flag) and that vacated victories in other sports usually take place down the road, not within the season now being contested. [Full Article...]

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

Kansas police officer lauded for saving 4-year-old from pond Officer Bulmer got out of his cruiser to speak with him when the child fell into the pond. In the video, Bulmer can be heard yelling for someone to dial 911 as he carries the gasping child. The little boy fell into the water and Bulmer jumped into action. Bulmer believes that had he been 30 seconds or a minute later, the unidentified boy would have drowned. [Full Article...]

$61 million set to be approved for Trump family security

$61 million set to be approved for Trump family security Dr. Darrin Porcher says the tax payer may still carry a burden if a long term solution is not in place. According to The New York Times , half of this money will be given to the US Secret Service to protect the US President while travelling and to secure Trump Tower. [Full Article...]

Former NBA player Brandon Roy shot, wounded in California

Former NBA player Brandon Roy shot, wounded in California Three others shot during the incident are expected to survive as well, according to the Los Angeles Times . Former Portland Trail Blazer Brandon Roy has reportedly been injured in a shooting in California. Our thoughts are prayers are with Brandon and his family during this time. Roy enjoyed a promising start to his National Basketball Association career, winning Rookie of the Year in the 200... [Full Article...]

Teen Kidnapped By Teacher Was Abused By Her Mother

Teen Kidnapped By Teacher Was Abused By Her Mother The pair was found unharmed in a cabin in rural northern California . Cummins, who faces charges of aggravated kidnapping and sexual contact with a minor in the state of Tennessee, a federal charge of transportation of a minor across state lines with intent of having criminal sexual intercourse and additional charges in the state of California, was finally tracked down in a remote area of C... [Full Article...]

Russia to supply power to rebel-controlled eastern Ukraine

Regional rebel leader Vladislav Deinego told the Interfax news agency that Russian Federation had begun sending electricity immediately through already existing lines. The 57 member states of the OSCE, which include Ukraine, Russia and the United States, in March extended its monitoring in Ukraine by a year. Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz, who holds the rotating OSCE chairmanship, ca... [Full Article...]

Senate Confirms Trump Agriculture Secretary Pick

The much-delayed appointment - the last announced Trump cabinet post, announced just a day before the January 20 inauguration - has prompted some to express concern that President Donald Trump has made a low priority of the rural and farm interests credited with his victory in November. [Full Article...]

Why New York's free college plan isn't ideal

Why New York's free college plan isn't ideal There's a big outcome for moving or working out of state. The legislation dictates that each scholarship recipient "shall agree to reside exclusively in NY state, and shall not be employed in any other state for a continuous number of years equal to the duration of the award received within six months of receipt of his or her final award payment". [Full Article...]

Trump praises Gorsuch after confirmation

Trump praises Gorsuch after confirmation The maneuvering played out in a tense Senate chamber Thursday with most members in their seats, a rare and theatrical occurrence. Three red-state Democrats joined 51 Republicans on Friday in supporting Gorsuch, with Georgia Republican Sen. [Full Article...]

Romney Seriously Considering Senate Run

Romney Seriously Considering Senate Run Current Utah Senator Orrin Hatch is 83 years old and has said recently that he may not seek reelection in 2018 and that Mitt Romney would be a flawless replacement. Robert Bennett, was ousted by tea party favorite Sen. Romney wants to be on the national stage and giving him a platform in the Senate to troll Trump is his gosh and golly fashion would be some sweet comic relief. [Full Article...]

Seattle Sues: Mayor Ready to Combat Trump's Executive Orders

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a Monday statement, "Despite what Attorney General Sessions implied this afternoon, state and local governments and law enforcement have broad authority under the Constitution to not participate in federal immigration enforcement ". [Full Article...]

Schiff: The White House Letter Raised More Questions Than Answers

Schiff: The White House Letter Raised More Questions Than Answers Times reporter Maggie Haberman, who co-authored the story, tweeted that Ellis showed the information to Nunes while Cohen-Watnick had seen it in "another context". "I've read the report, and respectfully, your question assumes the reporting is correct", he said. He added that his "smell test" remark was based on Nunes's words at the time . [Full Article...]

Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations

Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations Last summer, WikiLeaks released a trove of 20,000 purloined emails showing a party-led effort to undermine Bernie Sanders' campaign, a move that prompted the resignation of ex-DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz. "What we're trying to do is culture change ", he told NBC News between stops of a listening tour in Michigan Friday. Veteran party operative Donna Brazile acted as interim chairman be... [Full Article...]

Terrorism not the motive of mass shooting at OH club

Terrorism not the motive of mass shooting at OH club What the fight was about or who was involved remains unknown. No arrests had been made hours after the shooting took place around 1 a.m. EDT (0600 GMT) as hundreds of people partied inside Cameo Nightlife. Four of them are stable, three are seriously injured and one person is now in the critical condition and the doctors are doing everything to save her life. [Full Article...]

Virginia Judge Sides With Trump Admin On Travel Ban

Virginia Judge Sides With Trump Admin On Travel Ban The Maryland ruling stopped the revised executive order's 90-day ban on travel into the U.S.by citizens of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen. The ban has also been put on hold by a federal judge in Maryland. The Hawaii judge who issued one of the injunctions, U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson, is now the focus of 24-hour protection from federal authorities after he began to receiv... [Full Article...]

Tough New Visa Regulations Draw Response From US Travel Association

In addition to the social media check, the most recent memo calls for consular officials to identify "populations warranting increased scrutiny". Tillerson's memos also order embassies to perform " a mandatory social media check " on all visa applicants who have ever been in regions controlled by ISIS . [Full Article...]

Charlottesville Meals On Wheels Concerned Over Possible Budget C

Charlottesville Meals On Wheels Concerned Over Possible Budget C This means at least one hot meal per day for these senior citizens who might not otherwise be able to eat because many of them are on fixed incomes. Each route, on average, can have between eight and 20 stops. Many Meals on Wheels volunteers have saved clients' lives. A statement from Meals on Wheels explained the impact this could have: "The majority of senior nutrition programs receive fundi... [Full Article...]


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