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by | February 23, 2017 | 00:56

While thousands are to take to the streets against him, it is also important to look back on the history of Presidents day. "Well, both. Washington's Birthday became popularly known as Presidents' Day as part of 1971's Uniform Monday Holiday Act , which sought to create more three-day weekends for federal employees".

by | February 22, 2017 | 00:53

Piper, noting he'd seen a rise in violence against officers during arrests, referenced ballot-box propositions approved in the past few years that he said were aiding in increasing crime. Next thing they know, they got this guy shooting at them. "County jail has become a default state prison", McDonnell said. "We're trying to determine if anything else sparked that", he said.

by | February 20, 2017 | 00:55

Earlier, a 55-year-old man was electrocuted in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles when a fallen tree downed power lines and fell on a vehicle. About 300 flights were delayed or cancelled at Los Angeles International Airport, and dozens more in San Francisco and other parts of the region.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:40

Carper said it was hypocritical of Republicans not to wait to see Pruitt's email exchange with the fossil fuel industry after dogging Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton throughout the 2016 campaign over official emails stored on a private server.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:42

It would repeal the Medicaid expansion that most states adopted under the Affordable Care Act, which allowed able-bodied people with incomes just above the poverty line to become eligible for Medicaid coverage. The CBO has previously found that repealing the mandate would increase insurance premiums by roughly 20 percent. "I don't know where the White House is".

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:51

Jo Anne Bernal , the El Paso county attorney, who is representing Gonzalez, said protective-order courts were no place for illegal immigrant raids. Nevertheless, El Paso County Attorney Jo Anne Bernal said she was anxious that using protective orders to identify and deport people could scare domestic abuse victims away from coming forward.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:46

McDowell allegedly spoke with the agent in other phone calls and planned to meet him to buy a gun and ammunition and also discuss his plans. Investigators said McDowell first met the undercover Federal Bureau of Investigation agent posing as a member of the Aryan Nation prison gang at a hotel in Myrtle Beach in January, when he solicited the officer's help in obtaining a gun.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:12

A 2-year-old Chicago boy's slaying was captured Tuesday on Facebook Live as the auto in which he, his pregnant aunt and her boyfriend were traveling was ambushed in what police said was a gang-related shooting. It does not appear that Devonte says anything about her nephew, only stating that they shot her boyfriend. No one is in custody yet, but police say they have several leads.

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:51

The conviction of Pedro Hernandez, 56, came during his second trial in state court. This time, a jury of eight men and six women reviewed more than 300 exhibits over the course of nine days of deliberations in State Supreme Court in Manhattan, NBC News reported.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:46

Phillips joins a list of new Atlanta players that includes Bartolo Colon , R.A. Dickey, Jaime Garcia and Kurt Suzuki , who only have guaranteed contracts through 2017. In Cincinnati's case, GM Dick Williams unloads $14 million from payroll and can instead focus on developing 22-year-old prospect Jose Peraza . He hit.294 with 12 home runs, 70 RBI and 23 steals in 148 games, a drastic improvement from his.266 average with eight home runs, 51 RBI and two steals in 121 games the prior year.

by | February 13, 2017 | 01:01

Toledo is alleged to have received at least $20 million in bribes from the Brazilian construction company. The current president of Peru, Pedro Pablo Kuczynski, has urged him to return to the country to face questioning. Toledo has struggled to explain where the money came from. But his former vice president, David Waisman - himself a prominent member of Peru's Jewish community - said that was untrue.

by | February 13, 2017 | 01:01

Calhoun-to something a little more befitting of the year, if not the times themselves. "In considering these principles", Salovey wrote in a letter to the campus community Saturday, "it became clear that Calhoun College presents an exceptionally strong case - perhaps uniquely strong - that allows it to overcome the powerful presumption against renaming ..." Calhoun College was established by the university in 1933, according to its website.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:58

Some instances of the rare weather phenomenon were reported in CT, which could be a storm jackpot with more than 14 inches of snow possible Thursday, forecasters say. The governor urged residents to stay off the roads. Counties in northeastern New Jersey are included in the map below. The department assigned 2,400 workers per 12-hour shifts.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:54

The man arrested in Hudson was being held at the Albany county jail. "We had memos that laid it out that said felons, people with significant misdemeanors, recent immigration violations". "Our operations are targeted and lead driven , prioritizing individuals who pose a risk to our communities", ICE Spokesperson Virginia Kice told the Los Angeles Times .

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:19

Snow began falling overnight, following record high temperatures for February in NY on Wednesday, with as much as 10 to 14 inches (25 to 35 centimeters) expected to accumulate during the day. "12-18" expected with heavy snowfall rates leading to whiteout conditions", the National Weather Service tweeted Thursday morning. Authorities say almost 1,700 flights have been canceled at New York City's three major airports because of the powerful winter storm hitting the region.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:43

Republican leaders have threatened to go "nuclear" and eliminate the 60-vote threshold that remains for Supreme Court nominees if Democrats block Gorsuch's nomination. It's about a bumpkin who finds himself appointed to a vacant seat in the U.S. Senate by political bosses who hope to take advantage of his naivete. Last year , Republicans filibustered against President Barack Obama's nominee Merrick Garland.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:48

In a January 31 statement, the tribe said it would "vigorously pursue legal action to ensure the environmental impact statement order issued late a year ago is followed so the pipeline process is legal, fair and accurate". The Standing Rock Sioux, whose reservation is just downstream from the crossing, fears a leak would pollute its drinking water and is likely to file a legal challenge to the Army's decision to grant an easement.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:16

During an interview with Bill O'Reilly on the Fox Super Bowl pregame show, Trump was noncommittal when asked if Americans can expect ObamaCare to be replaced within the calendar year. On that same day, the Small Business Committee will hold a hearing on the health insurance market and how Republican alternatives will improve access and affordability for USA citizens across the country, he said .

by | February 06, 2017 | 01:08

But the higher court's denial of an immediate stay early on Sunday means legal battles over the ban will continue into the coming week at least. Acting Solicitor General Noel Francisco forcefully argued in the government's brief on Saturday night that presidential authority is "largely immune from judicial control" when it comes to deciding who can enter or stay in the United States .

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:50

One soldier suffered a minor scalp injury during the attack, according to Cadot. Details about the identity of the attacker were not immediately available. Pierre-Henry Brandet, interior ministry spokesman, said about 1,000 people were inside the museum at the time, reported the Associated Press . Paris was also planning to submit its official bid to host the 2024 Olympic Games on Friday with a launch show at the Eiffel Tower around 1730 GMT.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:50

That tie would be broken by Vice President Mike Pence, who serves as Senate President. In his daily press briefing, Sean Spicert said he was "100 percent confident" that DeVos would be confirmed and that she is an "unbelievably qualified educator and advocate".

by | February 02, 2017 | 01:13

Commentary: Today, U.S. Senator Tom Udall announced that he will vote against confirming Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education. They question her commitment to students with disability rights under idea. Democrats said they were postponing the vote because they wanted more information on Price's stock trades in an Australian medical company and reports that Mnuchin's former bank, OneWest, used automated "robo-signings" of foreclosure documents, which apparently contradicted statements the ...

by | January 21, 2017 | 00:47

Friday. It is reported , that the ULA will provide a live feed of the launch on YouTube . An Air Force satellite manager indicates the growing threats include smaller-scale missiles that could be aimed at US forces by terrorist groups.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:48

An attorney general, he said , "must be willing to continue the hallowed tradition in our country of fighting for justice for all, for equal justice, and for civil rights". Senator Cory Booker, D-N.J., is also set to testify against Sessions on Wednesday in what is said to be the first time in history that a sitting senator will testify against another sitting senator during a confirmation hearing.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:45

The final confirmation hearing of the week is Friday, where education activist and American businesswoman Betsy DeVos will sit before the Senate for her nomination as education secretary. A handful of senators also asked Pompeo his views on the public's use of encryption, in light of Trump's criticism of Apple for refusing to help the Federal Bureau of Investigation unlock a mass shooter's iPhone.