Gov. Abbott signals support for 'bathroom bill' from Texas House

Governor McMaster says raising taxes in SC is not the answer. The meeting was only scheduled for 90 minutes, and, in the Senate, we can not extend that time. Democrats like Sen. Vincent Sheheen are calling this a "poison pill" that could kill the bill entirely when senators don't agree on tacking on tax cuts to the gas tax bill. [Full Article...]

Fresno shooting rampage: Police say suspect in 'hate crime' showing no remorse

Fresno shooting rampage: Police say suspect in 'hate crime' showing no remorse With his three victims dying on the pavement, Muhammad surrendered. Muhammad was meeting a woman at a Motel 6 Thursday night when he was contacted by security, Dyer said. Investigators do not know what Muhammad's religious beliefs are, but it doesn't appear he targeted anyone based on religion, Dyer said. Friends say Randalls had just started his new job as a customer-service representative ... [Full Article...]

Florida state senator apologizes for racial slur

Florida state senator apologizes for racial slur The Herald reported that it was unclear who Artiles was talking about "since the only black senators in the state Senate are all Democrats - and none of them backed Negron's bid to lead the chamber". "'No, I said, 'n-as, ' which is different in his mind". No, he should blame these latest troubles on his being coarse, insensitive, entitled and lacking in integrity to such as degree that by ... [Full Article...]

Arkansas judge: Order guided by law, not execution views

Arkansas judge: Order guided by law, not execution views McKesson convinced a judge to place a temporary restraining order on the drug, but the company had its case dismissed after Baker blocked the executions. Davis had already been served a last meal of fried chicken, rolls, beans, mashed potatoes and strawberry cake, and witnesses were being moved toward the execution chamber when the Supreme Court ruled just minutes before his death warrant expired ... [Full Article...]

Elizabeth Warren: Americans Should Keep Demanding To See Trump's Taxes

Colorado Republican lawmakers need to acknowledge that 80 percent of Americans and 64 percent of Republicans support Donald Trump's tax returns being made public. This is not a partisan issue. Releasing taxes has been a standard part of the process for presidential candidates in recent history, and Trump himself encouraged then-candidate Mitt Romney to release his tax returns during the 2012 p... [Full Article...]

Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help

Husband of US Muslim judge found dead urges public help According to the New York Post , investigators have been painstakingly reviewing surveillance footage from the day of her disappearance, but the search has been futile. On Wednesday the body of Sheila Abdus-Salaam was noticed in the floating condition at the west side of Manhattan. Authorities were initially looking into possible suicide, but have now posted fliers asking for information in he... [Full Article...]

Arkansas high court issues stay for 1 inmate

Arkansas high court issues stay for 1 inmate In addition, a group of Arkansas death-row inmates has filed another emergency stay request with the USA supreme court, this time challenging the state's plan for a flurry of executions before the end of April, when Arkansas' supply of an execution drug expires. [Full Article...]

North Korea 'ready for nuclear attack'

North Korea 'ready for nuclear attack' North Korea , still technically at war with the South after their 1950-53 conflict ended in a truce but not a treaty, has on occasion conducted missile or nuclear tests to coincide with big political events and often threatens the United States, South Korea and Japan. [Full Article...]

Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice

Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court Justice Democrats opposed Mr Gorsuch in part because Senate Republicans blocked former president Barack Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland, last year. And it will give President Trump his first major achievement amid imbroglios over health care, immigration and the White House's ties to Russian Federation. [Full Article...]

Gunman Kills 3 People In California

Police had put out a news release hours before the shootings Tuesday, saying that Muhammad was armed and unsafe and wanted over the shooting death of a security guard at a Motel 6 last week. Police are searching for the gun Muhammad said he threw into a pile of clothing. Muhammad had shorn off the braids featured in his wanted pictures and YouTube videos, fired 16 rounds in less than two minutes... [Full Article...]

Korean crisis: Trump 'sends in three aircraft carriers'

Korean crisis: Trump 'sends in three aircraft carriers' Tensions between North Korea and the US rose ahead of the isolated nation's annual celebration of its founding, when it was expected to test its nuclear program. "She's stationed there in the western Pacific for a reason", Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon. "North Korea is the most unsafe and urgent threat to peace and security in the Asia-Pacific", Mr Pence said . [Full Article...]

Mariners Log: Mitch Haniger and Kyle Seager flex against the Marlins

This time around, it was Marlins starter Wei-Yin Chen in Seattle . Brad Ziegler got through the eighth inning with the no-hitter intact, but Kyle Barraclough saw Mitch Haniger line a double to right-field to spoil the flawless night. Volquez barely made it through three innings, giving up four runs and five hits. Miami's Ichiro Suzuki , in possibly his final game at Safeco Field, hit a solo ho... [Full Article...]

O'Reilly out at Fox News Channel, still denies allegations

The company said Wednesday that it had parted ways with longtime host Bill O'Reilly after a "thorough and careful review of allegations against him". "That is the unfortunate reality many of us in the public eye must live with today", he said in a statement released late Wednesday afternoon. [Full Article...]

Bill O'Reilly Has Been Fired by Fox News

Bill O'Reilly Has Been Fired by Fox News It is official Bill O'Reilly is out at Fox News. The agreements totaled about $ 13 million . O'Reilly has denied the merits of the harassment claims. Bolling also showed a 16 percent drop from O'Reilly a week earlier, and he reached 3.11 million viewers. Fox has announced Tucker Carlson's show will replace O'Reilly's in the coveted 8 p.m. [Full Article...]

House Oversight chairman Chaffetz to leave Congress after '18

House Oversight chairman Chaffetz to leave Congress after '18 Chaffetz, 50, said he has no "ulterior motives" for his decision. Chaffetz's statement insisted he was confident he would be re-elected by large margins were he to run again, and that a Republican would succeed him. As of 16 April 2017, Democratic challenger Kathryn Allen had outpaced Chaffetz in fundraising by nearly $400,000. Sanford has shown a willingness to criticize President Trump, ... [Full Article...]

White House says 'armada' still heading to Korean peninsula

Beijing , long considered North Korea's last remaining ally, has stepped up its criticism of Pyongyang. Navy officials announced April 9 that the Vinson was canceling planned port calls in Australia to return to the Western Pacific, ahead of what some believed might be a North Korean nuclear missile test in honor of the rogue nation's April 15 "Day of the Sun" national holiday. [Full Article...]

Trump suggests Susan Rice committed crime

Trump suggests Susan Rice committed crime He continued,"It's such an important story for our country and the world. It's one of the big stories of our time ". Trump himself said Wednesday that he believes Rice may have committed a crime . "This is information about their everyday lives", Rep. Peter King of NY, a member of the House Intelligence committee said. While conducting this review, Cohen-Watnick found that Rice had made an un... [Full Article...]

UC Berkeley calls off Ann Coulter talk for security reasons

University officials sent the Berkeley College Republicans a letter Tuesday, saying that officials and campus police had determined they could not ensure the safety of Coulter, audience members or protesters expected at the event. The school is anxious about violent protests: Berkeley made national news in February and again on Saturday when far-right and far-left demonstrators clashed in physical... [Full Article...]

Trump's Inauguration Committee Raised a Record $106 Million

The largest individual donors to Trump's inauguration included casino entrepreneur Sheldon Adelson, who donated $5 million, as well as National Football League franchise owners Shahid R. Adelson gave $5 million, while Wynn donated $729,217 in entertainment through his Wynn Resorts. Christopher Cline, a billionaire coal magnate who owns Foresight Energy Partners, gave $1 million. [Full Article...]

Omaha is 2020 site for NCAA events in basketball, volleyball

Omaha is 2020 site for NCAA events in basketball, volleyball Lawrence has been selected as a venue for two upcoming Division I NCAA championship events. "We are proud to host the best student-athletes in one of the best settings for collegiate skiing". "We are excited to support and witness the upward growth of the sport within Lancaster". "The NCAA understands that Kansas City is the flawless site for the football national championship game", MIAA Comissio... [Full Article...]

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