by | April 14, 2017 | 10:48

The Senate passed the bill in late March and required Vice President Mike Pence - acting in the capacity of president of the Senate - to break the tie. "This bill is simply about states' rights, and I am pleased to see President Trump putting the American people ... back in the driver's seat, empowering states like Tennessee to steer their Title X funds away from abortion-centric facilities like Planned Parenthood", said Black, the lead sponsor of House Joint Resolution 43 .

by | April 14, 2017 | 10:43

He promised to review the airline's policies to make sure something like that never happens again, and said United will no longer use police to remove bumped passengers. The aviation city chief says the standard protocol is to detain an individual until Chicago police arrive, not to go on the plane when there is a simply a "customer issue".

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:36

I call it "Comey 1" and I joke about it a little bit. A "fair chance" to do what is anybody's guess, but for a president to be talking about firing an FBI director while now under investigation by that agency is uncharted territory, and could very well constitute an attempt to obstruct or prejudice that investigation.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:35

As a result he's challenging New York City's authorities to have "Fearless Girl" removed before its intended February 2018 closing. The statue was created by artist Kristen Visbal, who was commissioned by a NY advertising firm and a Boston investment bank, as a pointed message to corporate America about the lack of women in their boardrooms.

by | April 13, 2017 | 01:33

But Mourning was 15 minutes late, so Liu started the tour without him, playing a game of foosball with Carson in the building's rec room and showing him the facility's handsome basketball court. Carson was there to meet with former National Basketball Association star Alonzo Mourning, whose nonprofit helped develop the complex . Responders from the Miami-Dade fire department came to pry the doors open and Mourning apologized to Carson for the mishap.

by | April 11, 2017 | 06:36

In this police handout picture of a man that is wanted in connection with the truck incident Friday April 7, 2017, that killed and injured several people in Stockholm, Sweden. Trudeau says he and his wife are praying for a speedy recovery for the injured in Stockholm . Initially, he said, he did not know what had happened, but as he made his way to his wife's office, he saw people lying motionless and police officers with body armor rushing to the site.

by | April 11, 2017 | 06:34

The report portrayed the governor as paranoid and obsessed with trying to keep the relationship secret. He agreed not to seek public office again . After his guilty pleas, an Alabama judge ordered Bentley to serve one year of unsupervised probation , make restitution and give up his retirement benefits from the state.

by | April 11, 2017 | 06:37

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) On March 31 issued a clarification that computer programmers, to be eligible under the H-1B visa norms, must prove that theirs is a specialty occupation. The same goes for employers that hire H-1B workers and then have them working "off-site" or at another company. "President Trump wants to tighten the requirements for the H-1B visa, to make it harder to use that kind of visa for an entry-level job", said Mark Vitner, senior economist ...

by | April 09, 2017 | 03:21

Brady said that would remove any tax incentive to move manufacturing or research operations overseas and make it easier for American exporters to compete globally. "They don't share a lot with us", she said. So House GOP leadership must raise taxes or cut spending to pay for a lower tax rate. But just how realistic is that? "Democrats raised this letter with Republicans during the meeting, noting how this type of partisan action hurts the prospects for bipartisanship in other issues, ...

by | April 05, 2017 | 01:42

The 14-year-old was arrested and charged Saturday with felony counts of aggravated criminal sexual assault, manufacturing of child pornography and dissemination of child pornography. Supt. Eddie Johnson reportedly said Sunday that the boys will be punished for the "absolutely horrific" attack on the young girl. "She's going to need help for a long time after this", Deenihan said.

by | April 05, 2017 | 00:18

Prevention education is one tool that a community can use to prevent, specifically, child sexual abuse. "Our goal is to provide community awareness about child abuse and the fact that April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month ". Many child abusers were abused or witnessed abuse as children. Children who are abused are 9 times more likely to experience depression, drug and alcohol abuse, as well as commit crimes leading to jail time.

by | April 03, 2017 | 02:07

Much of eastern Texas, northern Texas, southern Oklahoma, southern and central Arkansas, and Louisiana have the chance to see severe thunderstorms-including strong tornadoes in some areas (more on this later in the article). The most serious threats are to central and north Louisiana, but everyone needs to be prepared, he said. That means there is a threat of EF-2 or greater tornadoes in those areas.

by | April 03, 2017 | 02:06

The complaint describes how then presidential candidate Trump repeatedly called his supporters to "get them out of here" during the rally at the Kentucky International Convention Center. "I physically pushed a young woman". "Unlike the statements at issue in the cases cited by the Trump Defendants, 'get 'em out of here " is stated in the imperative; it was an order, an instruction, a command".

by | April 02, 2017 | 01:07

Tucson police say they're announcing a development in the case of Isabel Celis , the girl who went missing from her home almost five years ago. The remains of Isabel Celis, a six-year-old girl who went missing from her home in 2012, have been located in rural Arizona.

by | March 30, 2017 | 01:15

You've got other things going on. "It's a math tactic and it's engage with whoever will get you to that number". After some more pushback from Ryan , Spicer said , "I appreciate your agenda here". How do you fix that perception problem. Or if it does, maybe no one will ask you about it. Just as Nuzzi is another female reporter standing up for Ryan , there are others who have her back.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:45

If China devoted its energy to reining in its North Korean client, the threat confronting South Korea - and thus the South's need for an advanced missile shield - might be mitigated. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) looks at South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se during a news conference in Seoul, South Korea March 17, 2017.

by | March 28, 2017 | 00:44

Mr Nunes has been concerned that Trump associates were captured in "incidental" USA surveillance of foreign targets even before Mr Trump made his baseless claims that former president Barack Obama had wiretapped him previous year. "The reports included details about the Trump transition, meetings of Trump and senior advisers; they were distributed throughout the intelligence community and to the White House", Nunes said in the interview.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:33

Severe storms will drench a swath of the country from Texas to MS over the next five days, according to the U.S. Skies will remain "mostly cloudy" today with the chance for showers and storms INCREASING as the day unfolds. Central Mississippi might have to contend with more severe weather on each of those days. A few light showers and a stray thunderstorm could develop as early as the late morning, but will more than likely wait until after midday.

by | March 24, 2017 | 01:32

The House is set to vote on that bill today. Virtually all of those contacting the office opposed the measure, according Walz's spokesman Jesse Stock. In addition to the Medicaid expansion rollback, the GOP bill would also get rid of a mandate to get insurance or pay a penalty, it would also get rid of the penalty on large employers that don't offer medical insurance.

by | March 22, 2017 | 00:37

He said government forces, working effectively with Kurdish forces known as Peshmerga and supported by American airpower and military advisers, are on the brink of fully liberating Mosul, the northern city that has been the Islamic State group's main Iraqi stronghold since 2014.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:22

The owner called Birmingham police . The 25-year-old suffered minor injuries during her escape. "It is believed the suspect was using her card to get money". He then placed her into the truck while driving around to different ATMs. "I saw the trunk popped up, a woman ran inside", AlSabah, 48, told NBC News .

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:35

As Penn Live notes , the pleas also open the possibility they may testify against former university President Graham Spanier , the only remaining defendant in the case. Shortly after Sandusky's arrest, Hall of Fame football coach Joe Paterno was sacked. Penn State coach Joe Paterno stands on the field before his team's NCAA college football game against Northwestern, in Evanston, Ill.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:30

The ruling indicates that Texas Republicans intentionally designed three districts to work in their favor by reducing minority voters. In a scathing dissent, U.S. The ruling comes as the Lone State's Latino population grew, adding four additional congressional seats after the 2010 Census. The decision could have far-reaching consequences for Texas politics and elections.

by | March 12, 2017 | 00:50

A little girl is nearly blown away by gusty winds in Ohio. A 4-year-old girl was swept off her feet as she tried to open a door at her home in Ohio. "I had to unlatch her from the handle and take her inside". Mom, Brittany, says Madison was briefly pinned between the door and the side of the house but she wasn't hurt.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:41

Vargas came to the United States when she was seven years old, and she grew up in Morton, Miss. On February 15, ICE agents raided Vargas's home and took her father Daniel and her brother Allen. "U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) took Daniela Vargas , 22, an unlawfully present Argentinian citizen, into custody March 1, during a targeted immigration enforcement action in Jackson, Mississippi", the statement said.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:44

According to an NCES report, in 2011-12 school year 76 percent of public school teachers and slightly more than half of principals were women. "Women, I feel very strongly - they either have to reconnect and take charge of their civil rights, like all minorities do, or we're going to have archaic laws put upon us", Miller said.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:42

Those women might have also been surrounded by male workers who, if they were aware of the march, scoffed at its requirements. ACPS has been in contact with other jurisdictions about the day, Lloyd says , but "ultimately the decision is ours, because it's about how students are affected in our school district".

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:33

The poll comes in response to reports that several associates in Trump's campaign for the US presidency had contact with Russians, including Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak despite testifying under oath that he never met with Russian officials before or after the election.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:45

His body was found more than a month later. "He was planning to graduate this year from Lake Stevens High School", Ben Keita's father said, according to Seattle radio station KUOW. "[He had] no history of depression, anxiety, any psychological breakdown at all, so he was a very...happy young man", Keita's father, Ibrahima , said in an interview with KIRO 7 .

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:44

At one point, after the first fight had broken out, a group of pro-Trump supporters were urged by one of their own to "take a knee so that the police can do their job", which about 12 of them did. The group took their rally outside, eventually deciding to go to a pedestrian bridge over U.S. Highway 52 where they honked and waved flags at motorists.

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:44

During the Trump administration, Pruitt suggested that the EPA would work more closely with states to ensure that the actions of the agency are not in conflict with the needs of the states. "I hope to be able to change that", he said. "As I said to EPA staff on Tuesday, we are here to listen, and by extending this comment period we are demonstrating that we are listening to miners, owners and operators all across America and to all parties interested in this important rule", Pruitt said in a ...

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:22

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals in ruled Tuesday that the Second Amendment doesn't apply to protections of assault weapons. "We are convinced that the banned assault weapons and large-capacity magazines are among those arms that are "like" "M-16 rifles"-'weapons that are most useful in military service'-which the Heller Court singled out as being beyond the Second Amendment's reach".

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:46

The cow reached a dead end when it darted between homes again reaching a fenced in yard, where officers were able to subdue the animal. Stura said he rescues as many escaped bulls and cows as he can, with varying degrees of success. You can see NBC New York's live video of the action below, helicopter commentary included. The bull was in the process of being taken to an animal shelter, but WABC-TV reports it didn't survive long.

by | February 21, 2017 | 00:45

Sheriff's deputies responded to the call of the shooting near Mar Vista Street and Colima Road shortly before 8:30 a.m. Two police officers were taken to a nearby hospital. A Whittier police officer shot while conducting a traffic crash investigating has died at an area hospital. The officers returned fire and wounded him.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:51

John Barrasso, R-Wyo., chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee. " You just can't sit on them for two years ", Timmons told Pruitt's attorneys at a hearing on Thursday, according to The Oklahoman. "Emails! Remember emails?" Schumer asked on the Senate floor. "It must get back to listening to the states" and to following the law, he said. "If they weren't anxious about them, then why rush?" Pruitt would still have enough votes to be confirmed if those senators vote ...