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Hightstown, East Windsor police to crack down on distracted drivers Hightstown, East Windsor police to crack down on distracted drivers
- April 07, 2017

The Washington County Sheriff's Office has received a $9,000 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety for a selective traffic safety enforcement for Friday through April 16. After several years of steady increases in distracting cellphone activities, only taking pictures and recording videos saw significant increases this year. (more...)
Advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's show but impact unclear
- April 06, 2017

Trump said that he didn't think O'Reilly should have settled with the women involved. The feud started on Monday when Lemon said that he would not "aid and abet" Donald Trump in his claims that he had been spied on by the Obama administration and also defended Rice against claims that she had asked for the names of Trump campaign members who had contact with Russian Federation for political reasons. (more...)
Bidding closes for building Trump's border wall
- April 06, 2017

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told Congress the decline was "no accident", crediting President Trump. The wall has yet to be funded as Congress is expected to debate the upcoming budget for much of April. Kelly said he's been given "elbow room" by the president to execute the border as he sees fit and the wall could be combination of fencing, surveillance and technology . (more...)
Federal Judge Strikes Down Anti-Abortion Law Signed By Gov. Mike Pence Federal Judge Strikes Down Anti-Abortion Law Signed By Gov. Mike Pence
- April 06, 2017

It still needs President Trump's signature. "And they argued that this is actually an undue burden to require that they do this 18 hours in advance". But such differentiation remains illegal under the law, observers indicate. With its rule, the Obama administration aimed to emphasize that discrimination was not permissible, observers suggest. The state concluded that " voluntary viewing was associated with some women's decision to continue the pregnancy ". (more...)
North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men's basketball title North Carolina squeaks by Gonzaga to win 6th NCAA men's basketball title
- April 05, 2017

UNC becomes just the fourth team to bounce back and win a championship after finishing runner up the year before. North Carolina's Kennedy Meeks holds the championship trophy as he celebrates with his teammates after the finals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament against Gonzaga, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Glendale, Ariz . (more...)
North Dakota House committee OKs medical marijuana rules North Dakota House committee OKs medical marijuana rules
- April 05, 2017

It still is possible that the measure could be changed back, or the local government guarantees further reduced, once the legislation passes the Senate likely later this week. Dispensers would pay $25,000 per location and renew it for $5,000 after a year. Currently, 28 states have legalized marijuana for medical purposes. (more...)
Indian Actress Is World's 2nd Most Beautiful Woman Indian Actress Is World's 2nd Most Beautiful Woman
- April 04, 2017

By getting maximum votes in their poll, the 34-year-old actress stands just after Beyonce , who has emerged as the most handsome women in the world. In two years of her television career, Priyanka has been awarded the Best Actor trophy twice at the People's Choice Awards. (more...)
Trump Blasts Clinton For Getting Debate 'Answers' Early Trump Blasts Clinton For Getting Debate 'Answers' Early
- April 04, 2017

Trump team spied on before he was nominated.' If this is true, does not get much bigger. The president early Monday also questioned whether "the brother of John Podesta paid big money to get the sanctions on Russian Federation lifted". "Nobody mentions that Hillary received the questions to the debates", Trump said earlier this year while pushing back against questions about possible ties between his campaign and Russian Federation. (more...)
3 storm chasers die in vehicle crash while pursuing tornado 3 storm chasers die in vehicle crash while pursuing tornado
- April 04, 2017

The crash prompted statements of support from storm chasers on social media. A storm bringing heavy rains had passed through the area. The weather service took to Twitter to urge residents of Crosby County to seek immediate shelter. "You got to be a little fearless to do that", he said of Williamson. Fatalities in the field are rare. THE FIRST WEEK OF APRIL: Storms are back in the forecast just in time for the new work week. (more...)
Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina Last-shot practice pays with Final Four for North Carolina
- April 02, 2017

It's going to be hard to get over, but I know I got to. Joel Berry added 11 despite missing part of the first half when he re-injured an already balky ankle. Fox didn't score his first basket of the second half until almost nine minutes passed. Felder is shooting a team-best 43 percent from 3-point range while averaging 5.7 points entering the Gonzaga game. (more...)
After its stunner, Mississippi State turns to title game
- April 02, 2017

DALLAS (AP ) - When the final shot beat the buzzer and UConn's record streak was over, Geno Auriemma had to smile. "We went in the locker room and experienced some of the things other kids on other teams have experienced against us", UConn Coach Geno Auriemma said afterward. (more...)
Seattle sues Trump administration over sanctuary-city threats
- April 01, 2017

President Trump has repeatedly threatened to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities. Seattle officials say they do adhere to 1373, and no local policy prevents government officials from communicating with ICE. To be clear, this is not a blanket prohibition on all policies associated with sanctuary cities. Murray said the federal government can not compel the city's police department to enforce federal immigration law. (more...)
Trump thumps Freedom Caucus over health care Trump thumps Freedom Caucus over health care
- March 31, 2017

Trump, a real estate magnate who touted his skills as a dealmaker in his White House campaign, previously accused Freedom Caucus lawmakers of snatching "defeat from the jaws of victory" with their opposition to Republican healthcare legislation he supported to replace Democratic former President Barack Obama's 2010 Affordable Care Act. (more...)
LAGO Act seeks to make Trump visitor logs public
- March 31, 2017

Democratic Sens. Tom Udall, of New Mexico, Sheldon Whitehouse and Jack Reed , of Rhode Island, and Tom Carper , of DE, unveiled the legislation in the Senate on Friday, while Rep. During the 2016 presidential race, President Trump and fellow Republicans constantly criticized Hillary Clinton for compromising national security by using a private email server. (more...)
Sword death of black man is assault on diversity
- March 29, 2017

In a press release yesterday condemning the murder, Mayor Bill de Blasio said that "it's our collective responsibility to speak clearly and forcefully in the face of intolerance and violence - here or across the country". Authorities said Jackson hoped to " make a statement " in the media capital of the world. "Our family is shocked, horrified, and heartbroken by this tragedy", the Jackson family said. (more...)
Senators seek visitor logs from White House, Mar-a-Lago
- March 29, 2017

Democratic lawmakers are essentially asking, through a new bill , for a whole new system to be established at Trump's clubs in order to obtain his visitor logs . In a sign that he might feel a bit guilty, the White House is later forced to admit that officials initially misled reporters about the amount of golf President Trump played during his 18-hole excursion with pro golfer Rory McIlroy. (more...)
Tecumseh Officer Dies After Sunday Night Shooting, Suspect ID'd Tecumseh Officer Dies After Sunday Night Shooting, Suspect ID'd
- March 28, 2017

Terney joined Tecumseh's police force about a year ago. Officer Terney attempted to pull over a vehicle around 11:30 p.m. on Sunday night, when a suspect jumped out of the auto and took off on foot. Terney was shot by a man who was then shot by Terney in an exchange of gunfire, Tecumseh Police Assistant Chief J.R. Kidney said. Police plan to release more information at a press conference later Monday. (more...)
United barred two girls from flight for wearing leggings United barred two girls from flight for wearing leggings
- March 27, 2017

Shannon Watts , a mother of four daughters and founder of the grassroots movement Moms Demand Action , tagged United in a tweet sent from Denver International Airport. A third girl was let on to the flight because she had a dress in her bag. "We remind them that they are representing United Airlines", he said. According to Jonathan Guerin, a United Airlines spokesperson, yoga trousers or leggings are more than welcome for regular paying customers. (more...)
Man hunt for shooting suspect on Las Vegas Blvd
- March 26, 2017

Parts of the casino property are closed as police investigate. The Las Vegas Sun reported that one person was killed and another injured in the shooting that took place near The Cosmopolitan. No further details are available at this time. Police officers stand along Las Vegas Boulevard today. Police say a Rolex store was burglarized early this morning by a man wearing a pig mask, prompting the hotel to go on lockdown. (more...)
Doorbell Camera Captures Fire at Overland Park Apartment Complex Doorbell Camera Captures Fire at Overland Park Apartment Complex
- March 25, 2017

Fire crews say construction materials in the apartment complex helped fuel the fire. Ash from the fire have been found across a wide swath of Overland Park. Support and lodging: Go to the Christ Lutheran Church near 119th and Indian Creek Parkway. He said investigators were conducting interviews with residents, construction workers and vendors who were in the area when the fire broke out around mid-afternoon Monday. (more...)