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North Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefing

China - North Korea's sole ally - has called for restraint from all sides in a phone call between President Xi Jinping and Trump. The briefing will take place at 3:00pm local time on Wednesday. North Korea said the country is in its final stage for an intercontinental ballistic missile launch. She warned that while the USA was not seeking a confrontation with Kim Jong-Un's regime, it would be fo... [Full Article...]

Battle Over Ann Coulter Appearance Heads to Court Amid Threats of Disruptions

Jandhyala said his student group has been trying frantically to find an off-campus venue for Thursday, and he said he shares the concerns of university officials that Coulter's appearance at Sproul - and the protests and counter-protests it will likely spark - could grow violent. [Full Article...]

Sanders, Perez unity tour is off to a bumpy start

Hillary Clinton supporters - a large portion of the Democratic Party - were not pleased. Some in the crowd also booed at the first mention of the Democratic National Committee. "Donald Trump's vision for America is a vision for the top 1% of the 1%", Perez said. "No, it's you and you and you", he said , recounting how public outcry helped defeat the GOP heath care plan. [Full Article...]

Documents: Teen abused by mom before kidnapping by teacher

The papers indicate any contact between the mother and Elizabeth "will most likely suffer psychological harm to her already compromised mental state". If convicted on the federal charge of transporting a minor across state lines for the objective of engaging in unlawful sexual activity, Cummins faces anywhere from 10 years in prison to a life sentence. [Full Article...]

Sanders, Perez try to jumpstart Kentucky Democrats

The moderate wing of the party - derisively termed "liberals" by those further left - is loath to give over power to the progressive insurgency, which holds up Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's loss as proof Democrats needs to fundamentally remake - and elevate - their economic message. [Full Article...]

Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

The directive issued by judge William H. Orrick III of the United States District Court of Northern California prevents the Trump administration from trying to cut off federal funds to sanctuary jurisdictions. The judge rejected the administration's argument that the executive order applies only to a relatively small pot of money and said Trump can not set new conditions on spending approved b... [Full Article...]

UC Berkeley cancels Ann Coulter speech over security fears

The Berkeley College Republicans call this security threat an excuse, and say the university hasn't given them any specifics and, their attorney wants to know why is Tuesday safer than Thursday? Early Wednesday, UC Berkeley Vice Chancellor Scott Biddy and Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Stephen Sutton emailed a message to organizers that "given now active security threats, it is not possible... [Full Article...]

Trumps Greet Children and Families at Easter Egg Roll

Trumps Greet Children and Families at Easter Egg Roll President Donald Trump shows the letter he wrote to a service member during the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington , April 17, 2017. "As we renew this tradition, thank you for joining us. We're right on track", he said, speaking of the nation's strength under fewer than 100 days of his leadership. [Full Article...]

First Confederate monuments removed in New Orleans

First Confederate monuments removed in New Orleans Incensed by the presence of blacks in government after the Civil War, members of the white supremacist Crescent City White League in 1874 stormed the U.S. Robert E. Lee in Lee Circle. Nationally, the debate over Confederate symbols has become heated since nine parishioners were killed at a black church in SC in June 2015. [Full Article...]

Chicken nuggets order ended flight of Facebook murder suspect

Chicken nuggets order ended flight of Facebook murder suspect Pennsylvania State Police said Steve Stephens was spotted Tuesday morning in Erie County, in the state's northwest corner. Authorities said Stephens killed Godwin and posted video of the killing on Facebook before fleeing the state, triggering a nationwide manhunt. [Full Article...]

Notable achievements in Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s racing career

In that regard, the race auto wasn't my goal. I love driving. I enjoy it as much as I ever have. He informed Hendrick Motorsports owner Rick Hendrick on March 29 of his plan to retire. The expressions of the respect Earnhardt has earned from his peers on amounted to a deluge on social media, once his plans became public. I knew the odds of me really having any talent at all and being able to do ... [Full Article...]

China - Registered urban unemployment rate falls to 3.9% in Q1

China - Registered urban unemployment rate falls to 3.9% in Q1 St. Lawrence County's 6.9 percent rate compares with neighboring Jefferson County at 7.1 percent, Franklin County at 6.5 percent and Lewis County at 8.2 percent. "There is also a growing confidence in the economy, and the stock market is evidence of that", Witt said. Seasonally adjusted, nonfarm payroll employment increased by 1,400 from February to March to reach a record high of 2,077,700, acc... [Full Article...]

PG&E and Redding veterans celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees

PG&E and Redding veterans celebrate Arbor Day by planting trees Sterling Morton, and St. Charles continues this tradition celebrating the connection between trees and people, and the many benefits of trees", stated a news release. Previous year the City completed a pilot phase of a public tree inventory and is now pursuing a state grant to complete the rest of the inventory city-wide. [Full Article...]

Teacher to return to Tennessee to face charges

Thomas has since been reunited with her family and is receiving treatment at an undisclosed location. Cummins was arrested outside of a secluded cabin in a remote part of northern California Thursday. "But he's still my brother and I love him". "She is just beginning to learn that". "He's got a very long, tedious route ahead of him in a place that he's never been and he's just going to have... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court won't hear condemned Alabama inmate's case

Supreme Court won't hear condemned Alabama inmate's case Oklahoma , which declared that when a defendant's mental status is an issue, he is entitled to a competent mental health expert to assist in his defense. Maybe all the court decided defendants are entitled to is a court-appointed expert, without resolving anything about the expert's independence, Justice Samuel Alito suggested. [Full Article...]

Ann Coulter is not letting Berkeley off easy for calling off speech

University officials on Wednesday had defended their decision to scrap the firebrand pundit's April 27 appearance at the famously progressive campus, citing security concerns and several recent political protests that had turned violent. Nevertheless, the university is banning her speech. By Thursday, the university announced it could round up the proper security to let her speak on May 2. [Full Article...]

Judge Blocks Trump Order On Sanctuary City Funding

Judge Blocks Trump Order On Sanctuary City Funding U.S. District Judge William Orrick in San Francisco ruled that the plaintiffs, San Francisco and Santa Clara County, would likely be able to prove Trump's order unconstitutional. The two California jurisdictions had leveled a number of constitutional challenges at the presidential order, and Judge Orrick ruled that they had shown that they are likely to prevail on each of those claims. [Full Article...]

Trump says wall 'important too' against drugs

Trump says wall 'important too' against drugs In the closing weeks of the presidential race, Donald Trump issued his " Contract with the American Voter " - a to-do list for his first 100 days in office, a period that every new administration has been gauged by since Franklin Roosevelt's first three-months in the Oval Office. [Full Article...]

Paris shooting assailant not on security watch list

Paris shooting assailant not on security watch list PARIS The man who shot dead a French policeman in an Islamist militant attack had served time for armed assaults on law enforcement officers, police sources said on Friday, as authorities sought a second suspect flagged by Belgian security services. [Full Article...]

Prosecutors open probe of Wisconsin inmate's dehydration death

Prosecutors open probe of Wisconsin inmate's dehydration death During his week in custody, Thomas repeatedly banged on his cell door and shouted incoherent statements, the result of his mental illness, prosecutors said. "Family members said he was in the throes of a mental breakdown". Andrykowski said it was his understanding Thomas was moved to the discipline unit after using his bedding to flood his cell in the special needs unit. [Full Article...]


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