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Inmate on the run for 32 years captured in Arkansas

Inmate on the run for 32 years captured in Arkansas The 60-year-old was taken into custody in Springdale by local law enforcement and Arkansas State Police. Due to the statute of limitations, according to the Saline County Prosecutor's Office, Dishman will have to complete the time remaining on his original sentence, but will not be charged for the escape. [Full Article...]

MICHAEL REAGAN: I guess Trump was right

In the Georgia election, Republicans used a tactic they've been using for years, setting up the liberal Pelosi as a villain who needs to be stopped. But, if you're ever in Huntington, Ind., check out Antiqology. The district might be shifting blue over time , but Trump's performance understated the Democrats' challenge in this special election. [Full Article...]

Japan's Takata apologises to victims of faulty air bags

Japan's Takata apologises to victims of faulty air bags Takata executives sought to reassure customers, suppliers and shareholders in a news conference Monday. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File). In this May 10, 2017 photo, a visitor walks past the logo of Takata Corp.at a Toyota showroom in Tokyo . [Full Article...]

Ruling in travel ban leaves many questions unanswered

The court, meanwhile, will consider the full case in October. But the administration said it felt blocked by a USA district judge from even conducting such a review, and Trump earlier this month signed a memorandum indicating that the order would take effect within 72 hours of when the injunctions on his ban were lifted or stayed. [Full Article...]

Israel breaks ground on new West Bank settlement as U.S. delegations visits

Israel breaks ground on new West Bank settlement as U.S. delegations visits On the first stop on his one-day trip to Israel, US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and chief Middle East adviser, Jared Kushner , visits the bereaved family of Hadas Malka, the border police offer who was killed in a terrorist attack on Friday. [Full Article...]

Health Insurer Anthem Endorses Senate Bill

Health Insurer Anthem Endorses Senate Bill Why has this been added? The Affordable Care Act already includes a limited enrollment window when people can sign up for coverage, along with a tax penalty for those who don't. President Donald Trump has called the House version "mean" and called on Senate Republicans to approve legislation with more "heart". Mental health and substance abuse services are required benefits under the cur... [Full Article...]

Trump travel ban takes effect Thursday

The decision by the supreme court to hear the Trump administration's appeal of the federal court rulings in the autumn sets up a major constitutional challenge for the nine-member court who will have to decide about the constitutionality of the United States president's power over immigration and national security matters. [Full Article...]

'I just don't want a poor person' in Cabinet economic jobs

'I just don't want a poor person' in Cabinet economic jobs The crowd cheered wildly at this latest example of Trump's tough-on-immigrants rhetoric, and the president soaked in the applause. "Somebody said, 'Why did you appoint rich person to be in charge of the economy?'" Trump said . In addition to the cheering crowds, Trump's rally also drew about 250 protesters who voiced their dissent from about a block away. What's more, note the underlying assu... [Full Article...]

Democrats may benefit from gerrymandering — AP analysis

He has tracked partisan competition in elections. After a decade of false starts, Ohioans voted overwhelmingly in 2015 to approve new rules for drawing state legislative districts that aimed to reduce gerrymandering. Three of Arkansas' four districts lacked Democratic opponents. The judges - three of whom had originally been appointed to the bench by a Republican governor and three by a Democr... [Full Article...]

WashPost: Kushner's Firm Received $285M Loan Just Before Election

WashPost: Kushner's Firm Received $285M Loan Just Before Election Kushner, 36, is one of Trump's closest advisers in the White House and has been tasked with a litany of duties, including bringing peace to the Middle East, overseeing relations with Mexico and China and revamping government technology. The loan came as the German bank was in the midst of negotiating settlements with the U.S. Justice Department over a mortgage fraud case, and with NY state regulat... [Full Article...]

Gorsuch Hints That He's Deeply Critical of LGBT Rights

SCOTUS cited the Obergefell ruling in it s decision. Developing: The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday summarily ruled that the U.S. Constitution requires the state of Arkansas to list gay spouses on birth certificates. "We congratulate our colleagues at National Center for Lesbian Rights on this great victory". "As already explained, when a married woman in Arkansas conceives a child by means ... [Full Article...]

Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races

Possible effects of gerrymandering seen in uncontested races Pennsylvania's 16.2 percent efficiency gap favoring Republicans was the sixth highest among states past year. Republicans remain bitter about the congressional district maps adopted before the 2012 election. Republicans acknowledge the 2002 rewrite favored their party. Although judges have commonly struck down districts because of unequal populations or racial gerrymandering, the courts until no... [Full Article...]

Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act'

Bernie Sanders says he is 'sickened by this despicable act' A portrait of Sanders, the Independent senator from Vermont and the first Jewish candidate to win major nominating contests in a presidential primary season when he vied past year for the Democratic presidential nod, is the background photo on Hodgkinson's Facebook page . [Full Article...]

Faedo pitches Florida into CWS Finals

He wasn't as sharp as Friday, but former Liberty Christian Academy standout Zack Hess recorded the final out against Oregon State on Saturday to send LSU back to the College World Series final as the Tigers knocked off the No. This will be the third all-SEC final. Florida shortstop Dalton Guthrie , son of former big league pitcher Mark Guthrie, left the game with back spasms after striking ... [Full Article...]

Next for Draymond: NBA Defensive Player of the Year?

Next for Draymond: NBA Defensive Player of the Year? That unit terrorized opponents for much of the season and kicked into high gear in the playoffs as Golden State romped its way to the title. Green was named to the second team. They are George Johnson, Alvin Robertson, David Robinson, Dennis Rodman, Tim Duncan, Bruce Bowen, Leonard and Green. He also averaged 12.8 rebounds and 14.0 points in his fourth season. [Full Article...]

South Dakota Fire Marshal issues fireworks safety reminder

South Dakota Fire Marshal issues fireworks safety reminder Injuries from fireworks accounted for 11,900 emergency room visits and 11 deaths in 2015. Used fireworks should be thrown away in the trash, not recycling, after they are soaked in water overnight. Fourth of July weekend is on its way and there are events going on across eastern North Carolina. Instead, the NFPA recommends attending a professional's show - such as Bemidji Jaycee's Red, White and... [Full Article...]

California Adds Four States To Discriminatory Travel Ban Over LGBT Laws

California Adds Four States To Discriminatory Travel Ban Over LGBT Laws A day after California officials said they are banning state workers from traveling to Texas on official business, an aide to Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott returned a verbal volley claiming mistreatment of businesses. Sen. Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens), who is openly gay, is among those attending the annual gathering of the National Assn. of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials (NALEO). [Full Article...]

Vikings' Floyd gets 1 day in jail for flunking alcohol test

Vikings' Floyd gets 1 day in jail for flunking alcohol test Floyd would not jeopardize all of his hard work with only five days of home monitoring remaining", Floyd's attorney Robert Feinberg wrote in his motion. Per the Pioneer Press , the Vikings are backing Floyd and are attributing the positive test to the tea. "After falling asleep, I awoke to the beeping of the home-monitoring machine, signaling that I must complete a test", Floyd said. [Full Article...]

Rouhani vows stronger ties with embattled Qatar

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has welcomed Qatar's reaction to the list of demands put forward by the Gulf States in an ultimatum and called on "each of the countries" involved to sit down at the negotiating table to resolve the issue. [Full Article...]

Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized

Boston visitors hurt in New Orleans attack; 1 hospitalized One of victims is seen being punched by one of the assailants from behind, which knocks him out cold. Michael S. Harrison, superintendent of the New Orleans police, said in a message posted to Twitter that the remaining suspects will be located. [Full Article...]


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