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8 men confirmed by Senate didn't fill Supreme Court seats

8 men confirmed by Senate didn't fill Supreme Court seats The Supreme Court says Neil Gorsuch will be sworn in as the 113th justice on Monday in separate ceremonies at the court and the White House. That filibuster could have delayed Gorsuch's nomination in perpetuity after Schumer received the support of 41 Democratic senators, but Senate Majority Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) changed the rules to break the filibuster and force an up-or-down vote decided ... [Full Article...]

United passenger launches legal action over forceful removal

United passenger launches legal action over forceful removal Dao was offered $800 to give up his seat, but when he refused, three Chicago aviation officers pulled him out of his seat and dragged him down the aisle. A group of protesters gathered outside the United Airlines terminal at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday, chanting that when their community is under attack, they "stand up and fight back". [Full Article...]

Kathrine Switzer completes marathon in honor of her historic run

Geoffrey Kirui, also of Kenya, won the mens' race at 2:09:37 - his first-ever marathon victory. Kiplagat, the 2011 and 2013 IAAF World Champion in the marathon, finished with a time of 2:21:52. With that, the 20-year-old became the first woman to officially enter the race. But after crossing the finish line, Keflezighi had one more thing left to do. [Full Article...]

Gorsuch sworn in as US Supreme Court justice

Referring to Gorsuch's predecessor, who was beloved by conservatives, Slattery said the new justice "will no doubt live up to the standard set by Justice Antonin Scalia ". The 66-day confirmation process divided Congress in a way that hadn't been done before. Gorsuch was confirmed by a 54-45 vote after Senate Republicans broke a Democratic filibuster by changing - in a simple majority vote -- a... [Full Article...]

Suspect worked for behavioral health agency

Sunday afternoon in Cleveland . Police say the suspect, Steve Stephens , is 6'1, 244 pounds, bald and has a full beard. His vehicle is a white Ford Fusion with a temporary tag. She was "just dumbfounded" and called Stephens. Police said they had not yet verified Stephens' claims to have killed others. Anybody with information is urged to call 911 immediately. [Full Article...]

Police urge man who posted video of murder to turn self in

Facebook released a statement on the incident Sunday night, calling it a " horrific crime " and saying that it works hard to "keep a safe environment on Facebook". Facebook said the video was posted after the killing but was not broadcast on Facebook Live as police initially indicated. It was unclear how long the video was available on Facebook before it was taken down. [Full Article...]

'Unlevel playing field' in Turkey referendum campaign

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan claimed that these measures and changes are needed to address the challenges and insurgency that are taking over the country after the failed attempted coup that occurred a year ago. "There is only one way to end the discussions about the vote's legitimacy and to put the people at ease, and that is for the Supreme Electoral Board to cancel the vote", Tezc... [Full Article...]

How To Check Boston Marathon Race Results And Finishing Times

How To Check Boston Marathon Race Results And Finishing Times Switzer says she didn't intend to break the sex barrier by registering with her initials, but she did. Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat produced a Kenyan sweep at the Boston Marathon , winning the men's and women's races by conquering the race's hilly final miles to establish their dominance. [Full Article...]

Suspect in Burlington mall shooting found dead

Suspect in Burlington mall shooting found dead ET), Skagit County Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Rosemary Kaholokula told NBC News Monday. Police said Cetin entered the Cascade Mall in Burlington on September 23, 2016 and headed for the Macy's Women's store. The 20-year-old had a history of violent behavior toward his family and ex-girlfriend. His stepfather, David Marshall, told reporters a year ago that Cetin had unspecified mental health i... [Full Article...]

Police urge man who livestreamed homicide to turn himself in

Joy Lane , who dated Stephens for several years, said in a statement that Stephens is "a nice guy. he is generous with everyone he knows". In the video , Stephens claimed to have killed more than a dozen other people. He was last seen wearing a dark-striped polo shirt and driving a white, newer-model Ford Fusion with OH temporary tag E363630. Anyone with information is asked to call 911... [Full Article...]

Trump Supporters, Counter-Protesters Clash in Berkeley, California

Trump Supporters, Counter-Protesters Clash in Berkeley, California The moment a man identified as Nathan Damigo punches an unidentified woman at a protest in Berkeley, Calif. on April 15, 2017 . Of course our dear commander in chief dismissed the protests against him on Easter Sunday, saying the protests were small (150 cities, bruh?) and paid for. [Full Article...]

Residents urged to be on alert for Facebook murder suspect

The two men did not know each other, police said . A month later, the suspects pleaded not guilty to assaulting the man. Stephens is a member of the assertive community treatment team at Beech Brook, a mental health organization in northeast OH, a spokesperson for his employer said. [Full Article...]

Trump Rips Top Democrat Jon Ossoff in Georgia Special Election

Ossoff has raised an astonishing $8 million, mostly from outside the state. One flashpoint is the border wall. Even the president himself waded into the special election on Thursday: Trump posted a sponsored ad to Facebook asking for donations to help defend the seat. [Full Article...]

Arkansas AG working to overturn decisions halting executions

Arkansas AG working to overturn decisions halting executions Kissel). This 2010 photo provided by the U.S District Court of Eastern District of Arkansas shows U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker. Baker, dealt another blow Saturday, April 15, 2017, to Arkansas' unprecedented plan to execute eight inmates in an 11-day period, saying the men have the right to challenge a drug protocol that could expose them to "severe pain". [Full Article...]

Teen retailer Rue 21 to close 400 stores

Teen retailer Rue 21 to close 400 stores Other stores in the state set to close are in Batesville, Brookhaven, Columbia, Flowood, Greenville, Greenwood, Hattiesburg, McComb, Meridian, Philadelphia and Vicksburg. The Hicksville store is the only Long Island location that is expected to close, according to rue21's website . The privately held company is shuttering almost 400 stores, leaving it more than 700 stores in 48 states - includin... [Full Article...]

Egg-citing Easter events in Fort Bend County set this weekend

Cascade FFA has donated countless hours stuffing over 6,000 eggs for the Egg Hunt . WAVE and a few other sponsors, provided more than 3,500 eggs filled with candy. "It also gives people something exciting to do who have out-of-town family and friends visiting for Easter weekend", Jacobson shared. Games and events will start at noon and the egg hunt starts at 1 p.m. [Full Article...]

Chocolate a crowd pleaser at new Easter egg hunt in The Square

Chocolate a crowd pleaser at new Easter egg hunt in The Square The Saturday turnout, helped by the mid-April warm weather, has the group planning to bring the egg hunt back to Gregory Park next year. The hunt was sponsored by North of the River Recreation and Park District. This was the second time they have used the eggs with beeping noises and hope to continue the event annually. A jackpot egg worth $5000 and five other golden eggs worth $1000 each will... [Full Article...]

Holocaust for dummies - like Sean Spicer

Spicer wouldn't say whether he had talked to Trump, who is known to watch Spicer's briefings, about the slip, saying only: "This was my mistake, my bad, that I needed to fix". "He brought them into the Holocaust centers , I understand that". Millions of Jewish people were killed in gas chambers by the Nazis during World War Two. [Full Article...]

Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon

The first woman to officially run the Boston Marathon is back this year, 50 years later. Pete, a former Boston College baseball captain, was just 27 at the time. Kirui, 24, produced a devastating sprint with four miles to go to settle an enthralling tactical battle with American rival Galen Rupp, the 2016 Olympic bronze medallist. [Full Article...]

Hundreds of Trump supporters and counter-protesters face off at Berkeley rally

Hundreds of Trump supporters and counter-protesters face off at Berkeley rally People from both groups used improvised weapons, including sticks and empty Pepsi cans filled with concrete, to harm opponents. Police were urging people to avoid the downtown area around Martin Luther King, Jr. Meanwhile, tens of thousands of people marched through midtown Manhattan and dozens of USA cities on Saturday to demand that Mr Trump release his tax returns and to dispute his claim... [Full Article...]


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