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California fault capable of magnitude-7.4 natural disaster, study says

California fault capable of magnitude-7.4 natural disaster, study says The Newport-Inglewood and Rose Canyon faults were considered separate system, but the study found they are actually one continuous fault system. Study lead author Valerie Sahakian says the fault is never more than four miles offshore and even a moderately large quake could have a major impact on the region. [Full Article...]

Black Congressman Elijah Cummings on 'Good' Meeting With Trump

Black Congressman Elijah Cummings on 'Good' Meeting With Trump Every day, I walk and say, 'I would like to meet with him, ' because I do want to solve the problem", Trump said of Cummings, adding: "He probably was told by (Senate Minority Leader Chuck) Schumer - or somebody like that, some other lightweight - he was probably told, he was probably told, 'Don't meet with Trump. [Full Article...]

Day care worker caught on camera pushing 4-year-old down stairs

Day care worker caught on camera pushing 4-year-old down stairs It happened around 5:15 p.m. Friday at Childcare of the Future. The camera had been installed about a half-hour earlier, according to police. In the video, a woman who police identified as 52-year-old Sarah Gable , looks up at the camera after shoving the girl and realizes she is being recorded. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court sends trans bathroom case back to lower court

Supreme Court sends trans bathroom case back to lower court The school board had passed a policy requiring all students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender assigned at birth. The appeals court accepted the administration's reading of the law without deciding for itself what the law and a related regulation on same-sex bathrooms and locker rooms mean. [Full Article...]

Pence criticizes AP for publishing his wife's email address

He used an AOL account to conduct official business when he was governor of IN, the Indianapolis Star reported this week. An IndyStar investigation uncovered that the vice president used an AOL email account to conduct state business while he was governor (he served from 2013-17). [Full Article...]

4 things to expect from the next GOP Obamacare replacement bill

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), hearing the room number, chose to cross the dome and try to read the bill himself, but staffers wouldn't let him in . Paul also called an impromptu press conference Thursday were reporters described him lobbing complaints, very publicly, about a lack of transparency among some in his party. [Full Article...]

Baltimore officers accused of abusing power, robbing citizens

Baltimore officers accused of abusing power, robbing citizens Mr Gondo is also charged with participating in a drug conspiracy. Rosenstein, the USA attorney from Maryland, Baltimore Police Commissioner Kevin Davis and representatives from the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Drug Enforcement Administration were announcing the details later Wednesday. [Full Article...]

Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman David Parry arrested in Scottsdale

Indianapolis Colts defensive lineman David Parry arrested in Scottsdale Parry laughed while being arrested before beginning to verbally attack officers, using gay slurs, according to the police report, which was obtained by ESPN . Parry, who was picked up by the San Francisco 49ers and immediately traded to the Colts in the fifth round of the 2015 National Football League draft, started all 16 games in each of his two seasons with Indianapolis. [Full Article...]

FCC chairman says his agency won't review AT&T's Time Warner purchase

The chairman of the FCC , Ajit Pai, believes that all online companies should "be subject to the same rules, and the federal government should not favor one set of companies over another", a spokesman for the department told Reuters . [Full Article...]

Justice Department to No Longer Challenege Texas' Voter ID Law

The Justice Department has not yet commented publicly on its future involvement in the litigation. The law's most fervent supporters, including Texas Gov. The law required voters to present one of seven accepted identification forms, including a driver's license or concealed handgun license. The division oversees the DOJ's implementation of federal law on voting, and Wheeler's appointment was an... [Full Article...]

Draft GOP health care bill revamps Obama's health care law

You can tinker with the law and change things around the edges, but as soon as you start messing with the central features, such as the requirement for insurers to cover people with " pre-existing conditions ", or the mandate requiring everyone to be covered, everything will fall apart, leaving a mess behind as millions once again are left with no health care coverage. [Full Article...]

8-year-old girl shot, killed after surviving auto crash

8-year-old girl shot, killed after surviving auto crash Police said the girl, who was sitting in the back seat of the Honda was hit and killed by the shots fired. The child was taken to the hospital after the shooting but later died, officers said. "I pulled her shirt up, and she got shot - the bullet went in the right and came out the left side", said the heartbroken parent. She said her daughter was asleep in the back seat of the vehicle and didn... [Full Article...]

Justice Ginsburg, in her own words

The women's march - I have never seen such a demonstration - both the numbers and the rapport of the people in that crowd. Ginsburg praised the massive January 21 pro-abortion, anti-Trump Women's March, according to Alex Johnson. While things look bleak, she believes the record levels of activism at events like last month's Women's March, which may have been the largest protest in us histo... [Full Article...]

Buffalo breaks 111-year-old record for high temperature

In Sion, the mercury rose to 21.2 degrees, smashing its previous record of 19.8 set in 1998. On Feb. 26, 2000, the thermometer also crested to 71 degrees. This is when a cold front will move through and make temperatures drop from the 60s to the 40s by late Saturday. By the early afternoon, Worcester had reached 67 degrees, which ties for the daily record high as well as the record warmest Feb... [Full Article...]

Presidents Day: What's Open and Closed

Buses are running, but schools are closed. The day was originally meant to celebrate George Washington's birthday, which is Feb. 22, but now is held on the third Monday of February to honor all the nation's leaders, with a particular emphasis on Washington and Lincoln. [Full Article...]

For some abuse victims, a tough choice made tougher

For some abuse victims, a tough choice made tougher According to El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal , agents may have been tipped off by the man she accused of abusing her, as reported in the El Paso Times on Wednesday. He had been detained by ICE earlier that week. Often their abusers are USA citizens who use their power to constantly threaten deportation or seek sole custody of the victim's children if the women report the abuse. [Full Article...]

Senate Confirms Mulvaney as OMB Director Despite McCain's Opposition

John McCain (R-Az.), who expressed concern over Mulvaney's past comments about cutting America's defense budget. Other Republican lawmakers, however, voiced full confidence in Mulvaney's ability to lead the Office of Management and Budget. [Full Article...]

A big insurer just quit Obamacare. Here's what that means

A big insurer just quit Obamacare. Here's what that means Monday's forum will begin at 10:45 a.m.at the Oakland Senior Center. The survey found 81 percent of voters support the state or federal government offering low-priced, comprehensive health insurance to workers earning $34,000 a year or less. [Full Article...]

2 bodies discovered during search for missing teens

Police said there are no suspects yet and that they will not release the girls' cause of deaths, citing the ongoing investigation. They were found not far from an abandoned rail bridge where they had been dropped off to go hiking on Monday. [Full Article...]

2-Year-old One of Two Killed in Broad Daylight Shooting

Lavontay White , the toddler in the incident , was riding in the backseat with his pregnant aunt in the passenger seat while her boyfriend, who is a documented gang member with a lengthy criminal history, drove through an alley in the North Lawndale neighborhood. [Full Article...]


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