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Hillary apologised to Obama on election night: Book Hillary apologised to Obama on election night: Book
- April 23, 2017

Loyalty to the Clintons (and fear of retribution) kept them from speaking publicly and honestly about it. "Why can't we bring them on board?" Biden would later say that he regretted not running against Clinton. The tone of the Allen-Parnes narrative is unsparing but not unsympathetic, noting campaign flaws and missteps without rue or recrimination. Moments later Obama called again, according to the book. (more...)
For Trump, no qualms in embracing autocratic leaders
- April 23, 2017

In a series of tweets Saturday, Justice Minister Bekir Bozdag slammed the opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) for continuing to object to the results of the April 16 referendum due to voting irregularities, saying that judicial paths to reverse the ruling are shut. (more...)
Truck Drags a Car It Accidentally Hooked Truck Drags a Car It Accidentally Hooked
- April 21, 2017

The lorry driver only discovered there was a problem after other vehicles started to beep their horns while they were passing. As he passed the red sedan, the car's driver looked over at him with a baffled look on his face, sticking his hand out the window to try to wave down the truck driver ahead. (more...)
Malcolm Butler on contract situation Malcolm Butler on contract situation
- April 20, 2017

Now that he's signed the $3.91 million tender he will be under contract and New England will have the option to trade him. Early guesses at the season-opening schedule by some experts are proving true with a report from Ben Volin at the Boston Globe that the New England Patriots "will nearly certainly" open the season against the Kansas City Chiefs. (more...)
Two Gwinnett officers fired after stomping, punching motorist
- April 17, 2017

The dizzying chain of events began shortly after 4 p.m. Wednesday when Gwinnett police Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni tried to initiate a traffic stop near Sugarloaf Parkway and Lawrenceville-Suwanee Road. As the driver stands with his hands raised, a sign of surrender, Bongiovanni rears back and punches the driver whose hands remain raised. "Based on what I know right now, I would anticipate there are going to be charges", Gwinnett County District Attorney Danny Porter said, according to the ... (more...)
Lions Club Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt is Sunday Lions Club Annual Community Easter Egg Hunt is Sunday
- April 15, 2017

Redmond Town Center hosts a Spring Eggstravaganza with an Easter scavenger hunt, bouncy house and other activities for kids, and a bunny, goats and chicks petting zoo Saturday. The fun begins at 11 a.m. The Easter Bunny is closely associated with eggs, another early fertility and rebirth symbol used from ancient times . Parking is free at the Downtown West Parking Garage located at 340 Tyler St.in Monterey. (more...)
Russia: No point talking to United Kingdom about Syria
- April 13, 2017

U.S. Senator John McCain accused Russian Federation on Monday of having cooperated with Syrian government forces in a chemical weapons attack that has killed more than 80 people, including more than a dozen children. "The political solution has to come together for the good of the people of Syria", she said. In the past, Russian Federation and Iran have labeled Assad's opponents as "terrorists". (more...)
UNC finds championship redemption in Glendale UNC finds championship redemption in Glendale
- April 09, 2017

And, somehow, they got just that, beating Gonzaga, 71-65, in Monday night's national championship game here at the University of Phoenix Stadium. Joel Berry II led the Tar Heels with 22 points in the victory. They played efficiently throughout the season and NCAA tournament. Students say winning the championship this year is extra special, considering the way UNC came so close just one year ago. (more...)
Wisconsin, New York officials step into milk trade dispute Wisconsin, New York officials step into milk trade dispute
- April 08, 2017

This call for research into alternative milk uses comes as universities face funding challenges and messages from the governor to focus as much on the classroom as research, but Tranel says the researchers could use funding from the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, new budget money or surplus funding. (more...)
North Carolina future uncertain after 'Bathroom bill' reset North Carolina future uncertain after 'Bathroom bill' reset
- April 01, 2017

Joaquin CarcaƱo expressed his concerns regarding House Bill 2 (HB2) as House Bill 142 was presented to the committee. The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), the governing body for intercollegiate athletics in the United States, previously said North Carolina would not be considered for future championship events unless HB2 was repealed. (more...)
Schiff: WH Raises 'Profound Questions' With Revelations About Intel Materials Schiff: WH Raises 'Profound Questions' With Revelations About Intel Materials
- March 31, 2017

Ezra had come upon it in another context. WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House refused to say on Thursday whether it secretly fed intelligence reports to a top Republican investigating possible coordination between Russian Federation and the 2016 Trump campaign. (more...)
Jon Rahm smashes 426-yard drive at WGC-Dell Match Play Championship
- March 27, 2017

Dustin Johnson remained on course to create World Golf Championship history after cruising into the semi-finals of the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play in Austin. "Every time I've played, I played well", he said. "My expectations are usually really high", Rahm said. None of Johnson's five matches has gone beyond the 16th hole. (more...)
New York Mayor de Blasio Cleared of Charges in Fundraising Probe New York Mayor de Blasio Cleared of Charges in Fundraising Probe
- March 26, 2017

Joon Kim, the acting U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, sent a statement to the press this morning announcing that the office would not file charges against the liberal Democratic mayor or his aides for a potential pay-to-play scheme involving de Blasio's defunct political nonprofit the Campaign for One New York. (more...)
Casey to vote 'no,' Toomey 'yes' on Supreme Court nominee Casey to vote 'no,' Toomey 'yes' on Supreme Court nominee
- March 26, 2017

The Senate Judiciary Committee is expected to vote in the next two weeks to advance Gorsuch's nomination to the full Senate. The GOP could just change the rules to a simple majority vote for the confirmation. The questioning of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch continued Wednesday in the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing. "We believe that allowing cameras in the federal courthouse would open the courts to the public and bring about better understanding of the court and its important ... (more...)
Virginia federal judge rules in favor of Trump's travel ban Virginia federal judge rules in favor of Trump's travel ban
- March 25, 2017

A federal judge in Virginia on Friday upheld President Trump's revised travel ban, delivering a small victory to the Trump administration as it seeks to strengthen its legal case for the executive order that has been blocked in other courts. (more...)
Woman found dangling from shoelaces after botched White House breach Woman found dangling from shoelaces after botched White House breach
- March 23, 2017

Chaffetz said the suspected jumper, Jonathan Tuan Tran, 26, was lingering around the east portico Friday. Popular Video Here is the footage of Snoop Dogg shooting President Trump in his new music video. This indicated the episode was really serious than the Secret Service had stated. In a separate episode, officials reported that a Secret Service laptop was stolen in Brooklyn from an agency vehicle. (more...)
TBI Reveals 'Troubling Pattern Of Behavior' Of AMBER ALERT Suspect
- March 23, 2017

The lack of confirmed sightings, however, continues to lead TBI to believe Cummins could have Thomas hidden from view of the general public or far away from Tennessee. On Monday night, Josh DeVine, spokesman for the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation , directed his message to Elizabeth on HLN. TBI officials have received more than 650 leads, but no credible sightings of the pair. (more...)
Orlando State Attorney Aramis Ayala Will No Longer Seek Death Penalties
- March 18, 2017

Buddy Jacobs, who has been general counsel for the Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association for more than four decades, said no other prosecutor in recent memory has opted out of seeking the death penalty. According to Scott, Ayala told him she would not be recusing herself from the case. "But I have learned that the death penalty traps many victims, families in a decadeslong cycle of uncertainty, court hearings, appeals and waiting". (more...)
South Dakota State vs. Gonzaga Predictions: Over a good bet? 3/16/17
- March 17, 2017

Jordan Mathews led Gonzaga with 16 points while Przemek Karnowski , Josh Perkins , and Zach Collins each scored 10. The Bulldogs shot just 31 percent from the field in the first half , including just 2 of 14 from 3-point range. Williams said he got used to covering players like Daum from his years practicing against former Bulldog Kyle Wiltjer, who was an inside-outside shooter like Daum. (more...)
Abrupt dismissals spark turmoil among federal prosecutors Abrupt dismissals spark turmoil among federal prosecutors
- March 14, 2017

But unlike the others, the reason Bharara's sudden dismissal came as a surprise is that the high-profile USA attorney had been told after a meeting with Trump in November that he could stay on and felt blindsided by the request for his resignation on Friday, sources told CNN. (more...)
Winds push wildfire smoke over West Texas Winds push wildfire smoke over West Texas
- March 10, 2017

The wife of a man killed in a Texas wildfire says the couple had only learned a month earlier that they were expecting their first child. Another 10,000 burned in Oklahoma . The Perryton Fire, in Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Hemphill counties is burning in grass and brush and is estimated to have burned more than 315,135 acres. (more...)
Trump Will Meet A Senior Black Caucus Member Trump Will Meet A Senior Black Caucus Member
- March 10, 2017

He had been trying to meet with Trump for weeks and they finally got together on Wednesday. Trump is out of step with his party on drug prices; Republicans staunchly oppose government drug price controls. The letter cites a February 2 article published by Politico saying federal employees are using encrypted apps such as WhatsApp and Signal to communicate with other government workers and to contact members of the press, as well as a February 8 Axios story about members of the Trump ... (more...)
Hawaiian Airlines plane diverted over blanket row
- March 10, 2017

When told he would have to fork out $12 for the blanket, the unidentified man got upset and demanded to speak to a corporate representative from the airline, Pedregon said. "I'm going to call the president", Enriques said. Passengers on the flight had mixed reactions to the delay. "They're doing it to protect the passengers as well as the crew, because I think this is a very expensive stop for Hawaiian", she said. (more...)
Elderly twins die after falling, spending night outside Elderly twins die after falling, spending night outside
- March 07, 2017

Subsequently, her sister must have slipped on the wet asphalt covering the driveway while walking to the vehicle. One sister was found by the garage and the other by the street. A neighbor found them Saturday morning. The twins were found dead outside their Rhode Island , US home. The exact causes of death have not been determined but Barrington police believe the extremely cold temperatures may have been a factor. (more...)
Child dies after being left in hot vehicle by half-sister Child dies after being left in hot vehicle by half-sister
- March 03, 2017

February 28. Fiorella Vanessa Silva-Tello, Manchengo's 21-year-old half-sister, arrived for work at the BFF Kidz Child Care Center at 733 West Lumsden Road with Jacob in the back of the SUV she was driving, a police report noted. With temperatures in the mid-80s on Tuesday, sealed cars became even more risky. The day care described Jacob as a "sweet little boy" who loved to give hugs and had a "remarkable laugh". (more...)
12 injured when auto crashes into New Orleans parade crowd
- March 02, 2017

Neilson Rizzuto , 25, was arrested and charged with first degree negligent vehicular injuring, hit-and-run driving causing serious injury and reckless operation of a vehicle, New Orleans Police said in a statement Sunday. At least three victims remained hospitalized overnight with moderate to serious injuries, police said Sunday. "Everybody tried to get him to stop", Tracy Shields said. (more...)
Another Jewish Cemetery Was the Target of an Alleged Anti-Semitic Attack Another Jewish Cemetery Was the Target of an Alleged Anti-Semitic Attack
- February 27, 2017

Cops said preliminary estimates put the number of damaged graves between 75 and 100 at Mount Carmel Cemetery in the Wissinoming section of the city. "It's just very disheartening that such a thing would take place", Mallin said. The vandalism at the Jewish graveyard in Missouri was decried by leading American Jewish groups, who called on the U.S. authorities to take action in response to a perceived recent increase in anti-Semitic incidents in the US. (more...)
Suspect arrested in Grinstead case Suspect arrested in Grinstead case
- February 24, 2017

Ryan Alexander Duke was arrested Wednesday for Grinstead's murder, and GBI is confident he is responsible for Grinstead's disappearance, GBI officials said. They found her cell phone and auto all still there but the 30-year-old teacher was gone. Grinstead's body was never found, and her case inspired a podcast called " Up and Vanished " that debuted in 2016. (more...)
Two more lawsuits accuse Nassar of sexual abuse
- February 23, 2017

They come on top of multiple state charges previously announced and federal pornograpy charges. Moreover, he facing lawsuits from alleged sexual assault victims. Dr. Larry Nassar listens to testimony of a witness during a preliminary hearing Friday, Feb. 17, 2017, in Lansing, Mich . Dr. Larry Nassar faces roughly two dozen charges in Ingham and Eaton counties. (more...)
Woman Saves Policeman From Attacker on the Side of the Road Woman Saves Policeman From Attacker on the Side of the Road
- February 23, 2017

An unnamed Baton Rouge police officer had come upon Thomas Bennett, 28, sleeping in his vehicle with drug paraphernalia visible. "You don't think about the risk". Monday afternoon, Mayor-president Sharon Weston Broome held a special press conference to honor Williams-Tillman for her fearless actions. "It was something that went through my soul", Williams-Tillman told the Baton Rouge newspaper The Advocate . (more...)
Trump's Enemies: Cancel Presidents Day 'For the Next Four Years'!
- February 23, 2017

Schools are closed across the board, from grade schools all the way up to universities and everything in between. The first president's birthday is actually Wednesday, Feb. "The bill went into effect in 1971 and deemed that "Washington's Birthday" would be moved from February 22 to the third Monday in February". The holiday later became an occasion to pay tribute to the first president, George Washington, and the 16th president, Abraham Lincoln , albeit more recently it has become a ... (more...)
Whittier Police Department mourning loss of one of its own Whittier Police Department mourning loss of one of its own
- February 22, 2017

The grieving chief said Boyer was a close friend of many years, and a beloved officer within the department who had recently talked about retiring soon. "Here you have a case where two officers walk up on a vehicle where they believe someone needs medical assistance, and they end up in a gun battle fighting for their lives", Sheriff Jim McDonnell told reporters. (more...)
Strongest storm in years hits southern California Strongest storm in years hits southern California
- February 20, 2017

A large 20-foot-deep sinkhole that swallowed two vehicles in North Laurel Canyon Blvd, in Los Angeles, is cordoned-off on February 18, 2017 , after a powerful storm hit southern California. Saturday. Although the rain is expected to taper off, showers and thunderstorms are possible Saturday, any anticipated precipitation will be light in comparison to the storm that pounded the Southland Friday. (more...)
Senate Confirms Pruitt as EPA Administrator, Days Before Release of Emails
- February 19, 2017

His appointment is said to be perhaps the most controversial one in the history of the EPA. The court order prompted Democrats to launch a last-ditch effort to delay a final vote on Pruitt in case the emails reveal a conflict of interest - even though the Senate had already voted to end debate on Pruitt's nomination earlier on Thursday. (more...)
GOP still trying to unite under 'Obamacare' replacement plan
- February 19, 2017

But the path forward on a solution just got a whole lot more complicated this week with the House Freedom Caucus' endorsement of the 2015 Obamacare repeal legislation that was vetoed by President Obama . If the policy goes into effect in 2017, for example, the maximum contribution limit would increase to $6,550 for individuals and $13,100 for families. (more...)