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Insurers say Trump must do more to stabilize 'Obamacare'
- April 15, 2017

The final rule , an update of changes proposed on February 15, would make a variety of changes, including cutting down on the amount of time people have to enroll for plans on the exchanges and allowing insurers to collect unpaid premiums before allowing a patient to sign up the next year. (more...)
Easter egg hunts to explore around Kamloops Easter egg hunts to explore around Kamloops
- April 15, 2017

All children, ages 1-9, are asked to bring their own baskets to hunt for 10,000 hidden, plastic eggs. Combined ticket admission for access to both museums and the activities is $12 a child and $10 per adult. There will also be 100 eggs deemed as "prize eggs" as well as face painting, the Easter Bunny and more. No one's sure when the egg hunt started, Auxiliary member Marian Melcher said, but it was probably sometime in the 1960s. (more...)
Complaint: Manifesto suspect wrote apology before gun theft Complaint: Manifesto suspect wrote apology before gun theft
- April 14, 2017

He cites health insurance and taxes as examples of government tyranny and attempts to brainwash its citizens. UPDATE (WKOW ) - The Rock County Sheriff's Office says 150 additional leads and tips on the whereabouts of Joseph Jakubowski came in Monday, bringing the total to more than 500. (more...)
North Carolina fights off Gonzaga for 71-65 win and national championship North Carolina fights off Gonzaga for 71-65 win and national championship
- April 09, 2017

It's UNC's sixth title and first since 2009. He joined Bob Knight and Jim Calhoun, who each have three national championships as a head coach, and trails only John Wooden (10), Mike Krzyzewski (5) and Adolph Rupp (4) for the most ever. With North Carolina leading by one with 26 seconds left in the game, Hicks' floater in the paint pushed UNC's lead to 68-65. It also gives him one more than his mentor, the late Dean Smith. (more...)
Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus
- April 08, 2017

Republican Sen. Rand Paul told reporters Monday he thinks proponents of the GOP House leadership-backed Obamacare repeal bill are attempting to bang "a square peg into a round hole", but believes conservatives and moderates are getting closer to finding common ground on health care reform. (more...)
Wisconsin, New York officials step into milk trade dispute
- April 08, 2017

During the last so-called spring flush in May and June of past year, the amount of milk wasted or used for animal feed in the northeastern USA exceeded 75 million pounds, the highest recorded in government data going back to 2000. He concluded, "We are at a critical turning point in the USA dairy industry". Federal and state officials for the past year have known that Canada was exploring modifying its dairy policies and had been expressing its concerns with the Canadian government about how ... (more...)
There's Evidence of Collusion Between Nunes, White House There's Evidence of Collusion Between Nunes, White House
- March 31, 2017

Nunes, rather than focusing on the impact Russian Federation had on the 2016 election, and rather than focusing on preventing further foreign intervention, made a decision to go on a witch-hunt against USA intelligence agencies for what he claimed was wrongful "unmasking" of individuals associated with the Trump campaign, transition team, or administration, including probably President Donald Trump. (more...)
Jon Rahm smashes 426-yard drive at WGC-Dell Match Play Championship Jon Rahm smashes 426-yard drive at WGC-Dell Match Play Championship
- March 27, 2017

The 22-year-old subsequently hammered Garcia 6&4, reaching the Round of 16 at WGC-Match Play. The 22-year-old, who was the world's top ranked amateur while studying at Arizona State University, is now 25th in the world after winning his first PGA Tour title in the Farmers Insurance Open at Torrey Pines in January. (more...)
Trump travel ban upheld but previous block rulings remain Trump travel ban upheld but previous block rulings remain
- March 26, 2017

The legal issue before him, Trenga wrote, "is whether EO-2 falls within the bounds of the President's statutory authority or whether the President has exercised that authority in violation of constitutional restraints". "The notion that one can demonstrate animus toward any group of people only by targeting all of them at once is fundamentally flawed", Watson wrote. Watson also went so far as to tell the federal lawyers who protested his ruling that "there is nothing unclear" about his ... (more...)
Casey: I'm Voting Against Gorsuch for Supreme Court
- March 26, 2017

Schumer said Gorsuch failed to convince him he would be "an independent check on a president who has shown nearly no restraint from executive overreach" or that he would be a neutral justice "free from the biases of politics and ideology". Murray is a member of the Senate's Democratic leadership. Ten Democrats are up for reelection in states that Trump won, so Republican lobbying efforts have already been underway to push them not to filibuster. (more...)
State Attorney: No Death Penalty For Markeith Loyd, Future Cases
- March 18, 2017

After she refused, the governor signed an executive order , provided for in Florida law that says he can appoint a special prosecutor if, "for any good and sufficient reason, he determines the ends of justice would be best served". Zaldivar said that after Ayala's announcement on Thursday, he has no confidence in her. Advocates seeking to abolish the death penalty said Ayala sent a powerful message. (more...)
Zags get first win in NCAA tournament
- March 17, 2017

Karnowski , Jordan Matthews, Zach Collins and Johnathan Williams all score in double figures. This was only the fourth time this season Gonzaga has been held under 70 points and only the second time it shot worse than 40 percent (39.7). (more...)
Unemployed Preet Bharara Zings Cuomo On Twitter Unemployed Preet Bharara Zings Cuomo On Twitter
- March 14, 2017

Last week, the president claimed that former president Obama had ordered his Manhattan headquarters, Trump Tower, be bugged by the intelligence agencies. One U.S. attorney was out of state on Friday and was forced to say goodbye to his office by a blast email, said Tim Purdon, a former U.S. attorney from North Dakota who was included on the email chain. (more...)
Cummings uses Trump drug-price meeting to push Medicare negotiation plan Cummings uses Trump drug-price meeting to push Medicare negotiation plan
- March 10, 2017

Cummings said Trump was "enthusiastic, and he was clearly aware of the problem, and. he made it clear to us that he wanted to do something about it". The two had been at odds after Trump accused Cummings of cancelling a scheduled meeting because it would be "bad politics" to be seen with the president. (more...)
Task force from Oklahoma County heads to fight wildfires in northwest Oklahoma Task force from Oklahoma County heads to fight wildfires in northwest Oklahoma
- March 10, 2017

One of the three apparently died of smoke inhalation Monday night and the other two were badly burned and died on the way to hospitals, he said. Some 150 homes there were threatened by the fire that burned 23,000 acres for most of Monday, the news site reported. (more...)
Hawaii-bound flight diverted to LAX after passenger complains about $12 blanket
- March 10, 2017

No crime had been committed, police added. The man asked crew members for the number to corporate. Pedregon said the incident may not be the oddest he has handled "but it ranks right up there". At Las Vegas' McCarren International Airport, Enriques said he saw Hawaiian Airlines personnel speaking to the passenger, who appeared to be in his late 60s or early 70s and had white hair. (more...)
Daycare worker pushes girl, 4, down stairs Daycare worker pushes girl, 4, down stairs
- March 08, 2017

A camera, installed just a half hour before the incident, captured it all on video. Gable has been arrested and faces assault and child welfare charges in Clifton Heights, Pennsylvania. Gable was released on $25,000 bail. "I was so upset. She picked up the shoe and tried to come to the end of the stairs like, "Oh, it was her shoe" that caused her to fall", Tavares told WCAU. (more...)
Supreme Court sends transgender student case back to lower court Supreme Court sends transgender student case back to lower court
- March 07, 2017

A handful of cases are pending in federal courts, including Grimm's , all of which could reach the Supreme Court. The letter cited "significant litigation" caused by the guidance, showing the need for "due regard" of the role of states and local school districts in shaping education policy. (more...)
U.S. to temporarily suspend premium processing of H1-B visas
- March 05, 2017

However, it will continue to premium process Form I-129 H-1B petitions if the petitioner properly filed an associated Form I-907 before April 3, 2017. The suspension also applies to petitions that may be cap-exempt. The statement said that due to the surge in H-1B petitions, USCIS chose to temporarily halt the premium processing service. (more...)
In leaked ACA replacement Republicans would drop tax credits for the wealthy
- March 04, 2017

An aide to Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., later said Paul was standing outside her office, not a hideaway for clandestine legislation. Price, a former congressman, came to the Hill to personally meet with Republican Study Committee Chairman Mark Walker of North Carolina, who'd come out against the language, and the HHS secretary continued to have conversations with members on the fence about the GOP plan. (more...)
Baltimore Cops Arrested On Racketeering Charges Baltimore Cops Arrested On Racketeering Charges
- March 03, 2017

Evodio Calles Hendrix, 32; Det. The officers were also charged with swearing in false affidavits to obtain search warrants in order to steal property. "I turned the camera off", Gondo said. U.S. Attorney Rod J. Rosenstein , who's about to become the #2 at the Department of Justice, broke down the allegations at a mid morning press conference. (more...)
Move over, April: Denver Zoo quietly welcomes baby giraffe Move over, April: Denver Zoo quietly welcomes baby giraffe
- March 03, 2017

Zoo officials said the pregnancy itself was "unplanned" and that Dobby's mother, Kipele, was actually on birth control. He measures 5 feet tall and weighs 73 pounds, both small figures for a newborn giraffe. All eyes are on April the giraffe, who is expecting a calf any day now. Dikembe, Dobby's father, was born at Cheyenne Mountain Zoo, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, in December 1993, and arrived at Denver Zoo in February 1996. (more...)
Boy dies after being left in SUV outside Florida day care Boy dies after being left in SUV outside Florida day care
- March 03, 2017

Little Jacob was then rushed to the hospital, where he later died. Silva-Tello arrived for work at Best Friends for Kidz, a Christian-based childcare and learning center located in the shopping plaza, on Tuesday at around 9:30 a.m. Sheriff's Office officials said Wednesday the case remained under investigation with the Hillsborough County Medical Examiner's Office and the Hillsborough State Attorney's Office. (more...)
DWI suspected in crash that hurt 28 at New Orleans parade
- March 02, 2017

He's being held at the city's jail on charges of first-degree negligent vehicular injuring, hit-and-run driving causing serious injury and reckless operation of a vehicle. 'According to the New Orleans Police Department, Rizzuto had a blood alcohol level of.232 - almost three times the legal limit. Harrison was asked twice by the media if terrorism was suspected. (more...)
As GOP Weighs Repeal, Poll Finds Growing Support for Obamacare
- February 27, 2017

It is unclear how, if at all, the draft, dated February 9, will change when presented by House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans next week. Republicans know of this issue, which is why they have repeatedly pledged they would not take healthcare away from those who now get help with their individual coverage through the Health Market that Obamacare helped establish. (more...)
Dozens of Headstones Broken at Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia Dozens of Headstones Broken at Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia
- February 27, 2017

ABC affiliate reporter on the scene described dozens of headstones pushed over, if not more than a hundred. Authorities provided no further information on the vandalism. "We have full confidence in USA authorities to catch and punish culprits". The report came after a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis was vandalized last week in a similar manner, increasing concern in the Jewish community over a rise in anti-Semitic incidents that some have connected to the candidacy and presidency of Donal ... (more...)
Ruth Bader Ginsburg Is Confident We'll Get Out Of This Mess
- February 26, 2017

Ginsburg said she was excited by the Women's March in Washington, D.C., a protest in which one woman expressed thoughts of blowing up the White House. This was further underscored by her praise for the legacy media, which has also argued openly for the need to "resist" the duly-elected US president. (more...)
Suspect arrested in Grinstead case
- February 24, 2017

Grinstead, a former beauty pageant contestant, was last seen October 22, 2005 at her home in home in Ocilla, Georgia. The case had stumped authorities for more than a decade. He said Duke was arrested Wednesday and is now in the Irwin County jail. The GBI declined to say how they believe Grinstead died or if they have found her remains. (more...)
A Look At The History Behind Presidents Day
- February 23, 2017

If history is any help, stocks tend to inch higher on George Washington's birthday. Washington's Birthday was one of those. Lincoln's birthday was an official holiday for California state employees until 2009, when it was eliminated along with Columbus Day as a cost-saving measure. (more...)
Good Samaritan rescues injured officer by jumping on suspect's back during attack Good Samaritan rescues injured officer by jumping on suspect's back during attack
- February 23, 2017

After the responding law enforcement officers tasered Bennett into submission, all three were taken to the hospital for minor injuries. Aime allegedly found drugs in Bennett's vehicle and was attempting to arrest him. "You don't have time to think about it.I did what God needed me to do". 'It was something that went through my soul, ' she said. "You don't think about the risk", she said. (more...)