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$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

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...]

No Sign of Tennesee Teacher and Abducted Student

Tad Cummins , who has been added to TBI's top 10 most wanted list, is accused of kidnapping Elizabeth Thomas . The school district's investigative report said Elizabeth said Cummins had never kissed her nor made her feel uncomfortable. [Full Article...]

Trump fires Bharara after he refuses to resign

Trump fires Bharara after he refuses to resign According to the Huffington Post , the commission was investigating political firms hired by Cuomo, and the major donors to his campaign for governor. New presidents typically replace the appointees named by their predecessors, but not since 1993 has a new administration done so in such a rapid, sweeping fashion. [Full Article...]

Assad Has Yet To See Real Moves From Trump On Islamic State

Assad Has Yet To See Real Moves From Trump On Islamic State Additional infantrymen from the unit are likely to provide security. Despite the many complications, the USA remains focused on Raqqa . The troops expect to encounter far more fleeing civilians once they enter deeper into the more densely populated part of the city. [Full Article...]

Women's strike, other women's rallies and events planned for Wednesday

Women's strike, other women's rallies and events planned for Wednesday Red was chosen as a signifier of love and sacrifice, according to the movement's website . "It came out of nowhere", said a parent named Nebriya who asked WTOP only publish her first name. Crawley said in a statement sent to parents and posted on the ACPS website Monday. On International Women's Day, women are taking off work and hitting the streets to demonstrate their value. [Full Article...]

Puff Daddy Honoring 20th Anniversary of Notorious BIG's Death

Puff Daddy Honoring 20th Anniversary of Notorious BIG's Death His death on March 9, 1997 came approximately six months after that of Tupac Shakur, who died in the same manner in Las Vegas. The rapper shared a short clip of his pal, real name Christopher Wallace , before asking fans to rap a verse of one of his songs to create a huge mash-up. [Full Article...]


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