Terry McAuliffe Vetoes Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood

Terry McAuliffe shut down a state effort to defund the abortion business Planned Parenthood on Tuesday with his veto, WTKR reports . "It's important for women to have access to quality health care", the governor said . When we spoke to Governor M... More..

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by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Trump administration starts planning immigration crackdown in memos from Homeland Security

That could include people arrested for shoplifting or minor traffic offenses. The memos also address Mr. Trump's promise to build a wall along the U.S. A federal appeals court has upheld a temporary halt. ...More..

by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Most banks and courts closed for President's Day

There is an issue with leap years with the Julian Calendar, so the calendar was always slowly getting more and more inaccurate. Anyway, in 1750, the United Kingdom changed to the Gregorian Calendar and fixe...More..

by | Friday, February 17, 2017

Rauner Lays Down His Cards in IL

IL is limping through a record-setting second consecutive fiscal year without a complete budget due to an ongoing feud between Rauner and Democrats who control the legislature. "We still haven't seen anyone in ...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Acting police officer pushes flaming truck away from fast food restaurant

The driver got his wife and daughter out of the auto, but could not move the stricken pick-up and left it blocking access to the driveway. Other cars were in line at the order-box, so the first officer on sce...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Another New England Snowstorm - Miss For Connecticut

A day after a blizzard dropped more than 10 inches of snow on the city, the mayor Friday said he would allow 48 hours for the local tradition of using makeshift space savers to reserve on-street parking spots...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Two bodies found near Deer Creek in Carroll County

Kim Riley at a Wednesday press conference. State police in Lafayette have released the names of the two bodies found in Carroll County east of Delphi Tuesday. According to WLFI , on February 14, German's g...More..

by | Thursday, February 16, 2017

Senate confirms McMahon to lead Small Business Administration

A Senate panel recently approved her nomination by a vote of 18-1, moving the nomination to the full Senate for consideration. Trump had put his hair on the line against McMahon, and the two each chose a WW...More..

Petraeus, Kellogg, Harward: Meet potential Flynn replacements
by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Petraeus, Kellogg, Harward: Meet potential Flynn replacements

Former CIA director David Petraeus speaks to the media after a meeting with Donald Trump at Trump Tower on November 28, 2016. Kellogg, 72, was born in OH and served 36 years in the military: in the army in V...More..

by | Wednesday, February 15, 2017

No foul play as cars burn at Disneyland

Sgt. Daron Wyatt said "it's kinda miraculous" that more vehicles weren't damaged. The fire broke out about 5 p.m.in the Mickey & Friends Parking Structure, which was evacuated and shut down for about two hour...More..

by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Legendary jazz artist Al Jarreau dead at 76

While his cause of death is now unknown, Joe announced that the musician had been hospitalised for exhaustion just two weeks before. His 1981 album " Breakin' Away ", sold more than 1 million copies and inc...More..

Protesters block Devos from from entering public schools
by | Monday, February 13, 2017

Protesters block Devos from from entering public schools

Public schools are "the foundation of our society, that's how everybody learns what's right and wrong", Schwartz said . Several dozen protesters, some of them with small children, gathered at Jefferson Mid...More..

Oversight Committee Chairman: White House Promotion of Ivanka Trump Products is Unacceptable
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Oversight Committee Chairman: White House Promotion of Ivanka Trump Products is Unacceptable

Kellyanne Conway, who managed the U.S. leader's election campaign, was accused of breaking the law while discussing President Trump's tweet to Nordstrom - which dropped Ivanka Trump's products from its ra...More..

by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

Boston, Massachusetts Winter Storm Niko: The Photos You Need to See

The heaviest storm the northeastern United States has seen this year was bearing down on the region on Thursday, forcing schools in major cities to cancel classes and airlines to ground thousands of flights. ...More..

High winds, rain in store for the midstate
by | Sunday, February 12, 2017

High winds, rain in store for the midstate

Cloudy, with a high near 44. Low around 50. South wind around 5 miles per hour. There is only a ten percent chance of any rain possibly lingering into the morning from Wednesday's rain . It will be windy, ...More..

Federal agents conduct sweeping immigration enforcement raids in at least 6 states
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Federal agents conduct sweeping immigration enforcement raids in at least 6 states

It also appeared to signal adeparture from the Obama administration's prioritized immigration enforcement against criminals. ICE does not use the term raids. "It's outrageous that ICE would go into the homes of...More..

Missing Ohio State student found dead of gunshot wound
by | Saturday, February 11, 2017

Missing Ohio State student found dead of gunshot wound

Friends reported her missing early Thursday. She was last seen leaving her shift Wednesday night at Bodega on High Street in the Short North, according to her sister. Tokes was set to graduate in May, the paper...More..

7 things to know about New Jersey's snowy Thursday
by | Friday, February 10, 2017

7 things to know about New Jersey's snowy Thursday

More than 3,500 flights were canceled across the region, and planes bound for New York's Kennedy Airport were ordered held on the ground for hours while crews cleared the runways. Subway service in NY is still ...More..

by | Friday, February 10, 2017

United States might ask visa applicants for social media passwords

The Department of Homeland Security has indicated that visitors to the United States might have to hand over passwords to their social media accounts. fill in, whether they're arriving under the Visa Waiver Pro...More..

Full list of terror attacks ignored by media, according to Trump
by | Thursday, February 09, 2017

Full list of terror attacks ignored by media, according to Trump

Most of the list did not get sufficient media attention, the White House said , without specifying which ones it considered underreported. Trump also said in his speech the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ...More..

This monster tornado just rolled through New Orleans - major damage reported
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

This monster tornado just rolled through New Orleans - major damage reported

He said the city would be asking for a federal disaster-area designation. New Orleans Fire Department Chief Tim McConnell said the worst of the damage on Chef Menteur Hwy is in the 4700 block. The official ra...More..

Details of child rape, written on plywood, lead to Pennsylvania man's arrest
by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Details of child rape, written on plywood, lead to Pennsylvania man's arrest

Thomas, who grew up in the area before moving to the trailer park 10 years ago, is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday morning on 51 charges, including multiple counts of child rape, involuntary deviate sexual in...More..

by | Wednesday, February 08, 2017

Kelly Defends Immigration Order as Key Republican Knocks Rollout

Representative Cedric Richmond. While some so-called sanctuary cities have defended their policies to keep local policing separate from federal immigration enforcement, Texas is now considering a bill that woul...More..

by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Conway has talked about the 'Bowling Green Massacre' before

On Sunday, CNN passed on having her appear on State of the Union . And more broadly... credibility issues. But in an interview with Cosmopolitan .com conducted by phone days earlier, on Sunday, Jan. "Conway...More..

Durbin, Duckworth say they'll vote no on education nominee
by | Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Durbin, Duckworth say they'll vote no on education nominee

Murkowski and Collins's announcement led some to believe that DeVos , who is incredibly and completely unqualified to hold this position, was vulnerable. "Her concentration on charter schools and vouchers. r...More..

by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

French soldier shoots, wounds machete-wielding attacker at Paris Louvre

The incident occurred at the entrance of a underground shopping centre leading to the Louvre, home to the Mona Lisa and other celebrated works of art. At least 10 tweets were posted between 9.27am and 9.34a...More..

Cold temps on Saturday with possibility of snow
by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Cold temps on Saturday with possibility of snow

Friday Night: Partly cloudy. Saturday night will bring a low around 53. Monday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 63. North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour. Cloudy during the early evening, then gradual cleari...More..

by | Sunday, February 05, 2017

Human Remains Found in Shallow Grave in Alpine

Alpine police Lt. Felipe Fierro says Fabian was arrested Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017, on a charge of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence by concealing a human corpse. Her mother, Lori Verk, said her daug...More..

UC Berkeley condemns violence in protest against radical speaker
by | Saturday, February 04, 2017

UC Berkeley condemns violence in protest against radical speaker

In fact, the university's administrators proved so committed to free speech that they agreed to host the Milo talk despite the risk of violence and property destruction that plagued other campus events featur...More..

Anti-Iranism in the Trump Administration
by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Anti-Iranism in the Trump Administration

One official said the intent of Flynn's message was to make clear the administration would not be "shy or reticent" toward Tehran. The White House issued a statement Wednesday, saying Iran had been ungrateful...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

GOP suspends Senate rules again to approve Trump's EPA pick

No Republican has come out against his nomination, though the vast majority of Democrats are likely to oppose him. Barrasso justified the move by saying that Pruitt, who sued the EPA 14 times as Oklahoma's to...More..

by | Friday, February 03, 2017

Suspect charged with killing Joe McKnight indicted

The new charges were announced Thursday after a grand jury returned an indictment against Ronald Gasser , Jr. A witness said McKnight may have cut off Gasser before Gasser retaliated. McKnight was 28 when po...More..

First Republican Senator Announces She Will Vote Against Betsy DeVos
by | Thursday, February 02, 2017

First Republican Senator Announces She Will Vote Against Betsy DeVos

But two Republicans on the committee - Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska - said they still weren't sure how they would vote on DeVos in the full Senate. Murkowski on Wednesday said she has be...More..

by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Airlines urge United States to clarify Trump's travel ban

The ban is in effect for the next 90 days, so many travelers from these seven countries will have to cancel or delay their U.S.travel plans. Trump's immigration ban bars citizens of Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Ira...More..

California may become sanctuary state to defend undocumented immigrants from Trump plans
by | Wednesday, February 01, 2017

California may become sanctuary state to defend undocumented immigrants from Trump plans

SB 54, authored by Senate President Kevin de Leon , would prevent local law enforcement from sharing personal information with federal immigration officials. The federal government can not "put a gun to the he...More..