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Hurt When New York Subway Derails Hurt When New York Subway Derails
- June 28, 2017

There were reports of sparks and smoke filling the cars, accounts that were corroborated by videos posted to social media. Six patients suffered minor injuries after one auto of a southbound A train hit the wall of a tunnel at West 128th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue in Harlem. (more...)
Cynthia Marie Randolph: Must-See Photos Of Texas Mom Cynthia Marie Randolph: Must-See Photos Of Texas Mom
- June 26, 2017

It says the mother then went inside the house and smoked marijuana before falling asleep for between two to three hours . She said Friday she left the children in the auto, smoked marijuana and went to sleep. She then told officers she had to break a window to rescue the kids, then called 911, authorities said. The children died after spending several hours in the auto. (more...)
US police probe Muslim girl's killing as 'road rage' US police probe Muslim girl's killing as 'road rage'
- June 21, 2017

So far, Fairfax County police said they have no indication that Nabra was targeted because of her religion, saying her killing was probably a "road rage incident", although they continue to investigate the motivation. "You can't just say, 'Oh, he didn't say anything against Islam, so no hate crime, '" he said. Al-Jazeera likewise admitted police were not investigating the crime as a hate crime before writing in bold print, "Surge in hate crimes", and claiming, "Anti-Muslim hate crimes have ... (more...)
Senate Dems plan to jam up business to protest health push Senate Dems plan to jam up business to protest health push
- June 20, 2017

Majority Leader Mitch McConnell needs to be as close to 50 votes as possible before he unveils his legislation. With a self-imposed July 4 deadline, the senate is under the gun to get a health reform bill written quickly, but Democrats are plotting ways to slow down the senate action to protest what they say is a closed door process. (more...)
Overwhelming Majority in US Senate Votes to Continue Russia Sanctions Overwhelming Majority in US Senate Votes to Continue Russia Sanctions
- June 20, 2017

It's not like the sanctions are a surprise to President Putin, who has been following the anti-Trump hysteria in Washington fairly closely. The measure is meant to punish Russian Federation for meddling in the 2016 US election, its annexation of Ukraine's Crimea region and support for Syria's government in the six-year-long civil war. (more...)
Trump administration order threatens quality apprenticeships for NC workers Trump administration order threatens quality apprenticeships for NC workers
- June 19, 2017

The White House said Trump's push is aimed at training workers with specific skills for particular jobs that employers say they can't fill at a time of low unemployment. Finally, President Trump spoke at a campaign fundraiser for Governor Walker at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Milwaukee, which cost $1,000 to attend. (more...)
Sheriff David Clarke reverses acceptance of Homeland Security role Sheriff David Clarke reverses acceptance of Homeland Security role
- June 19, 2017

Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has withdrawn his name from consideration for a Homeland Security posting, according to a report Saturday. According to Peterson's statement, Clarke said he "is 100 percent committed" to Trump's success and that he "believes his skills could be better utilized to promote the President's agenda in a more aggressive role". (more...)
Virginia Democrats vying to be face of Trump resistance
- June 14, 2017

As the Richmond-Times Dispatch reported last week, "Virginia Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam had almost twice as much money in the bank as former U.S. Rep. Jill Vogel , R-27th, led the fund-raising race over opponents Sen. Glenn R. Davis Jr. of Virginia Beach. Observers initially expected it to be an easy win for Gillespie, who polled in a double-digit lead. (more...)
Ohio mom, 2 daughters may have died day before found Ohio mom, 2 daughters may have died day before found
- June 13, 2017

CBS affiliate WOIO reports the three women were all found in the same bedroom. It is generally not understood who would have sought the women's deaths. Fox8 reported that Kylie was a sophomore at Bowling Green State University, where she majored in biology and was involved in theater. A Cleveland 19 reporter had come in contact with the man via Facebook earlier in the day, as a result of her reporting on the story. (more...)
Eric Trump calls father's critics 'not even people'
- June 08, 2017

Trump also seems to be under the false impression that his father is "great" for trying to take health care away from millions of people and withdrawing the US from a significant climate deal. Or perhaps it was the widespread disgust, at least on social media, over the Trump sons seemingly attempting to profit from their father's presidency by opening a new chain of hotels , American Idea, in Republican-leaning states. (more...)
Coats takes center stage with new questions of Trump interference
- June 08, 2017

The Washington Post has reported that President Trump asked Rogers and Coats to publicly deny the existence of any evidence showing coordination during the 2016 election. Any attempt by the White House or even the President himself to exploit this community as a tool for political purposes is deeply, deeply troubling. (more...)
CBS Says It Will Air Comey Testimony CBS Says It Will Air Comey Testimony
- June 06, 2017

Comey is also likely to be asked by lawmakers about Trump's assertion that the former FBI chief told him three times that he was not under investigation as part of the federal probe into his campaign's possible Russian Federation ties. Legal experts have also said that the president likely undermined his ability to assert executive privilege by publicly discussing his dealings with Comey in tweets and interviews. (more...)
All 4 Yankees home runs in 8th inning vs. Blue Jays All 4 Yankees home runs in 8th inning vs. Blue Jays
- June 05, 2017

New York Yankees' Brett Gardner , right, celebrates with teammate Aaron Judge after hitting a solo home run off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Jason Grilli during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Toronto , Saturday, June 3, 2017. (more...)
Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace Setting aside past rude talk, Trump and pope focus on peace
- May 31, 2017

Potica is a decadent traditional Slovenian cake, mostly eaten on special occasions. "The pope is talking about climate change , he's handing [Trump] the encyclical". Following the meeting, Scavino posted a photo of Trump's delegation and the pontiff on his own Twitter account, writing: "THANK YOU Holy Father Pope Francis ". (more...)
Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end
- May 29, 2017

Cher , 71, and Gregg , 69, were married for four years before divorcing in 1979 and they have son Elijah Blue together. Rolling Stone magazine said the Allman Brothers style created "a template for countless subsequent jam bands". (more...)
Charleston population continues slow bleed, 2016 Census shows Charleston population continues slow bleed, 2016 Census shows
- May 26, 2017

Los Angeles added 27,173, the second-largest growth during the one-year span. New Haven officials aren't anxious about the short-term estimates. "We're not going backwards anymore - we've stopped that". "The fact that the city's losing population, despite a lot of the advances that are being made - particularly in and around downtown - is a sign that the city and the direction of the city can't rest on downtown", he said. (more...)
Wet forecast for the weekend's Strawberry Festival
- May 25, 2017

Anywhere along this line, there could be some gusty winds 35-45mph, locally heavy rain , and perhaps some small hail. In the afternoon we'll see cloud cover return, but not before we warm the air into the mid to upper 60s through the area. (more...)
Severe storms, flooding possible Wednesday evening
- May 25, 2017

And most of the state of Florida now has a slight risk of severe weather today according to the Storm Prediction Center. "The National Weather Service said radar showed debris being picked up by a tornado in some different parts of the country". (more...)
Cloudy skies and rain to start the work week, with cool temps Cloudy skies and rain to start the work week, with cool temps
- May 22, 2017

Monday: Cloudy with showers and possible thunderstorms (70%). We are mostly cloudy and dry through midnight, whereafter showers will begin to move into the area from the west. West winds will also boost temperatures into the 70s! We're expecting a rainy and cool day with highs in the mid-60s south and low 60s north. Winds will turn southerly on Saturday into Sunday and then southeasterly on Memorial Day. (more...)
Trump suggests 'good chance' for Mideast peace
- May 17, 2017

Trump noted that over the course of his life he'd heard "that perhaps the toughest deal to make" is the one between Israel and Palestine . In lieu of moving the embassy , some in the administration had floated the idea of the new USA ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, living in Jerusalem instead of the official residence in a Tel Aviv suburb. (more...)
Missing Arizona Woman Found Safe Near Essex Missing Arizona Woman Found Safe Near Essex
- May 13, 2017

A woman who went missing after going on a hike with her dog in Montana has been found alive, according to family members, CBS Chicago reports . Connelly reportedly did not have a cell phone with her, when she went hiking. I had no idea that all of this other stuff had been going on. Connelly said getting lost was just a "huge mistake" and said she didn't realize media attention she caused until after she was found Wednesday morning. (more...)
Chelsea Manning to be released from prison next week Chelsea Manning to be released from prison next week
- May 10, 2017

Obama granted Manning clemency in January, saying she had taken responsibility for her crime and her sentence was disproportionate to those received by other leakers. "I can imagine surviving and living as the person who I am and can finally be in the outside world", Manning wrote . After being punished with solitary confinement for the first suicide attempt , Manning tried to commit suicide again in October. (more...)
Phoenix serial killing suspect arrested in deaths of 7
- May 10, 2017

All but one of the killings took place in a predominantly Latino neighborhood between March and July of 2016. "Thank you. It was terrifying having a monster like this on the streets", a Twitter user wrote after Phoenix police announced Saucedo's arrest. (more...)
Police officer who fatally shot Jordan Edwards is fired Police officer who fatally shot Jordan Edwards is fired
- May 09, 2017

The police officer who shot and killed unarmed teen Jordan Edwards has been fired , the Balch Springs Police Department confirmed Wednesday. As a father, I can not begin to imagine the pain they are experiencing. "Our family is working hard to deal with both the loss of our beloved Jordan and the lingering trauma it has caused our boys". His 16-year-old brother was driving the vehicle, attorneys for the family say. (more...)
Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat Hit by NASCAR penalty, Logano says team doesn't cheat
- May 06, 2017

Per the NASCAR penalty report the No. 22 did not adhere to Section 20.14.3., Truck Trailing Arm Spacers/Pinion Angle Shims. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP ) - NASCAR has penalized Joey Logano four days after his win at Richmond International Raceway, essentially stripping him of all benefits that came with the Monster Cup Series victory. (more...)
Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana Storms with tornadoes possible in Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana
- April 28, 2017

But, when the second system moves in on Sunday , those rainfall totals could rise an additional one to three inches. "This rain event could possibly affect Thursday morning commuters", said WLOX First Alert Meteorologist Wesley Williams. (more...)
Obama's latest gift to his detractors: a $400000 Wall Street speaking gig Obama's latest gift to his detractors: a $400000 Wall Street speaking gig
- April 27, 2017

Baruch College Dean of Public and International Affairs David Birdsell said the upcoming speech is controversial because Obama was often a critic of Wall Street on the campaign trail and during his presidency. "A man who always called out Wall Street greed", one Mad World News reader commented on the site's Facebook page. I wonder if there's more going on here that we don't know yet? She was paid $225,000 (Ksh22.5 million ). (more...)
National Football League confirms schedule release Thursday, 5 pm PT National Football League confirms schedule release Thursday, 5 pm PT
- April 21, 2017

We just don't know when, but we'll find out Thursday. In fact, the best global National Football League game this year won't take place in London at all. It won't be a rematch of Super Bowl LI, instead the Chiefs will be on hand rather than the Falcons. Remember: This game was not chosen. Week 2 is all about AFC-NFC matchups and the NFC Championship rematch. (more...)
Trump is right: American jobs should be prioritized Trump is right: American jobs should be prioritized
- April 21, 2017

This week he signed an executive order this week which would direct federal agencies to "Buy American, Hire American". In order to address these issues, Trump will order the Department of Homeland Security to review the process with which it awards these visas to foreign workers. (more...)
Malcolm Butler Re-signs With New England Patriots Malcolm Butler Re-signs With New England Patriots
- April 20, 2017

Saints head coach Sean Payton confirmed as much during the annual league meetings in March by saying, "I don't think we're going to do that and give up the 11th pick". Trading Butler is an obvious way to get that pick back. Butler has played three seasons in New England. He visited one team, the New Orleans Saints, earlier in free agency. (more...)

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