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National Newborn baby, toddler found stabbed to death in N. Carolina
Author: 0 Newborn baby, toddler found stabbed to death in N. Carolina

Tillman Freeman, 30-years-old, the father of two-year-old Genesis and 4-day-old Serenity Freeman , was described by members of the children's family as "an abuser" and said that he would not say where the children were when he was questioned by police as to their whereabouts.

National Gonzaga gets warm welcome home after historic win
Author: 0 Gonzaga gets warm welcome home after historic win

But Xavier's route to the Elite Eight has been filled with upsets. Tying the Mack vs. Miller series, after Sean Miller's Arizona won round one in 2015. "They were the better team", Xavier coach Chris Mack said. The program, located in Spokane, Washington, which isn't exactly a hotbed for recruiting, had never been to an NCAA tournament.

National 15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub
Author: 0 15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub

Capt. Williams said the shooting occurred inside Cameo, and that " chaos " ensued as people fled from the venue. One witness told WLWT that they heard the club's DJ call for security about 10 minutes before the shooting occurred. At least one person has been killed and almost 13 injured after a gunman opened fire in the Cameo Night Club in Ohio's Cincinnati. A coroner removed a body from the scene shortly after 6 a.m.

National Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline
Author: 0 Trump administration approves Keystone XL pipeline

That requirement would have raised the cost of the project substantially. "North America continues to need crude oil, and North America continues to import crude oil and will for some time , for years to come" and the pipeline "is still needed", TransCanada CEO Russell Girling said in a video posted on the company website.

National One person shot in front of the Cosmopolitan
Author: 0 One person shot in front of the Cosmopolitan

Police said they believe the shooter is on the bus. According to a twee. Two people were taken to a hospital, while police negotiators try to persuade the gunman to surrender. "Active shooter, get off the bridge, '" she said. The incident resulted in the evacuation of the nearby Cosmopolitan hotel and a portion of the area (between Flamingo Road and Harmon Avenue) is being sealed off as negotiations with the suspect unfold.

National NCAA East Regional preview: Baylor vs. South Carolina; Florida vs. Wisconsin
Author: 0 NCAA East Regional preview: Baylor vs. South Carolina; Florida vs. Wisconsin

But as the real Jesus might say, Carlton Thompson will be at the Sweet 16 - both of them - in spirit. SC won both games. "I'd love to be going to either one, but I really can't afford it". It's thick like summer air outside Madison Square Garden. And sometimes that leads you all the way to the Sweet 16. "It's been really exciting", said Jen Krivan, president of the Charleston County Club.

National Moment of truth: House prepares for Obamacare repeal vote
Author: 0 Moment of truth: House prepares for Obamacare repeal vote

Mr Trump claimed that "I've been saying for the past year and a half that the best thing we can do politically speaking is let Obamacare explode". House Speaker Paul Ryan and Trump had been working frenetically over the past few days to try to gather enough backing to pass the bill.

National King, Snohomish counties bristle at 'shaming' over immigration holds
Author: 0 King, Snohomish counties bristle at 'shaming' over immigration holds

However, several jurisdictions in Pennsylvania are disputing the report and its characterizations. The report pointed to a bylaw Amherst enacted in May 2012 regarding information sharing with federal agencies, which states that "to the extent permissible by law, (Amherst) will not honor immigration detainer requests ".

National President Trump Fails to Convince Some Republicans to Repeal Obamacare
Author: 0 President Trump Fails to Convince Some Republicans to Repeal Obamacare

Another provision is an old conservative hobby horse championed by people like House Speaker Paul Ryan: cutting federal spending on Medicaid , which provides insurance to 74 million poor, disabled and elderly Americans. "That's exactly the choice and vote that I get on Thursday". It would provide tax credits to help people pay medical bills, though generally skimpier than the aid Obama's statute provides.

National SF police arrest suspect in Sacramento quad homicide
Author: 0 SF police arrest suspect in Sacramento quad homicide

San Francisco police confirmed that a suspect had been detained in connection with the case but did not provide a location for the arrest or provide a suspect's identity. Sergeant Heinlein says the potential suspect has only been detained and has not been arrested as of Thursday evening. "We are shocked and saddened and rightfully fearful when something like this happens", he said .

National Empty cartridges 4 people killed in series of shootings in US
Author: 0 Empty cartridges 4 people killed in series of shootings in US

His LinkedIn page said he had also worked as a narcotics detective for the Marathon County Sheriff's Department, and as a police officer and corrections officer for Marathon City and Marathon County. A second call came about 10 minutes later from the Tlusty, Kennedy & Dirks law firm in nearby Schofield. "The process has begun to investigate these situations", Baeten said, Fox News reported .

National Loose snake disrupts commuter flight from Aniak to Anchorage
Author: 0 Loose snake disrupts commuter flight from Aniak to Anchorage

Walsh did not confirm what kind of snake was on board the plane or if the passenger would face any charges related to the incident. His mother Anna McConnaughy said: "He said, 'Oh, Mom, look at this". Another shows a flight attendant placing it into a trash bag. "He said, 'I'll hold the bag, and you grab the snake, ' " McConnaughy said. "For the objective of preserving cabin safety for the greater traveling public, Ravn Alaska prohibits all rodents, ferrets, reptiles, snakes, insects ...

National The Trump administration has started naming and shaming 'sanctuary cities'
Author: 0 The Trump administration has started naming and shaming 'sanctuary cities'

Boulder County Jail, according to a weekly report mandated by a recent executive order signed by President Donald Trump, declined to honor six ICE detainer requests between January 28 and February 3. Santa Clara County - which according to an earlier report had led the nation in rejecting ICE requests - had exactly one case listed in the report released Monday: a Mexican national with a domestic violence conviction.

National Jason Day withdraws mid-round as his mother prepares for cancer surgery
Author: 0 Jason Day withdraws mid-round as his mother prepares for cancer surgery

Day, 29, said his mother was given 12 months to live at the beginning of the year after being diagnosed in Australia. The post Dell Technologies Match Play Prize Money - 2017 Purse & Payouts appeared first on Golf and Course. This event is a 64-man match-play tournament featuring the top 64 players from the World Golf Rankings. "I was not that keen on the round robin", Stenson said at the Valspar Championship.

National Supreme Court ruling boosts protections for students with disabilities
Author: 0 Supreme Court ruling boosts protections for students with disabilities

Gorsuch has already faced criticism for his own ruling reflecting the "merely more than de minimis " standard, and could face more on Wednesday, his last day of questioning before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Senate Democrats on Wednesday seized on what, for nominee Neil Gorsuch, was an ill-timed ruling from the Supreme Court - a unanimous decision that ended up tossing a legal standard set by Gorsuch almost a decade ago.

Author: 0 Rep. Devin Nunes: Feds 'Legally' Surveilled Trump Transition Team

But Nunes also added that in the dozens of documents he read , "None of the surveillance was related to Russia, or the investigation of Russian activities, or of the Trump team". It's common for Americans to get caught up in US surveillance of foreigners, such as foreign diplomats in the USA talking to an American. Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on the House intelligence panel lashed out at his colleague for sharing the information with the White House before doing so with him or ...

Author: 0 Man stabbed in midtown, suspect turns himself in, NYPD says

The dapper suspect turned himself in to police at an NYPD substation in Times Square shortly after midnight Wednesday and told them he did so to avoid killing again. He said nothing to reporters as he was led from a precinct. A former neighbor who tangled with Jackson over an apartment in Baltimore recalled him as "a piece of work" who fell months behind on rent and moved out without paying.

National Meals on Wheels Responds to Budget Blueprint
Author: 0 Meals on Wheels Responds to Budget Blueprint

The federal government does provide significant funding for Meals on Wheels, but it doesn't come from the CDBG. As a part of his draft, the President recommended eliminating the Community Development Block Grant, funding that is used to support Meals on Wheels and other programs here in the Valley.

National Matthew Perry: I 'beat up Justin Trudeau' in 5th grade
Author: 0 Matthew Perry: I 'beat up Justin Trudeau' in 5th grade

Justin Trudeau's father Pierre Trudeau was the Prime Minister of Canada at that time . American-born, Ottawa-raised Perry said that when he was in the fifth grade, he and a friend beat up Trudeau, who was two years younger, out of "pure jealousy" of his athletic abilities.

National A Message for the Republican Peanut Gallery
Author: 0 A Message for the Republican Peanut Gallery

The bill is not subject to a filibuster, which should make it easier in the Senate, but it also means they can lose only two Republican senators and get it through the chamber. It also said that average health coverage premiums would rise by 15 to 20 percent in 2018 and 2019 for individual policy holders, "mainly because the individual mandate penalties would be eliminated, inducing fewer comparatively healthy people to sign up".

National J. Denny Weaver: Ryan's health care bill reveals his values
Author: 0 J. Denny Weaver: Ryan's health care bill reveals his values

One beneficiary of GOP's tax bill: President Trump . "The reason I feel so good about this is because the president has become a great closer", Ryan told Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace. Bill Cassidy, R-Louisiana, who is concerned the House plan would make it harder for poorer, older Americans to afford insurance. Ryan said that lawmakers are changing the bill to provide better tax credits for older Americans - and added that they're also considering whether to allow states to institute ...

National Oversight chair says WH intruder was able to
Author: 0 Oversight chair says WH intruder was able to "rattle the door handle"

They later found the White House alarms had been muted in the Gonzales incident. The Secret Service said it had taken immediate steps to avoid further security lapses, and that over 50 people had been interviewed about the incident. Mr Trump said the intruder was a "troubled person" and praised the service, saying it had done a "fantastic job" in apprehending the individual. He also is asking for all video from the White House grounds that night as well as logs from the Joint Operations ...

National Intruder breaches White House grounds, arrested near residence entrance
Author: 0 Intruder breaches White House grounds, arrested near residence entrance

He reportedly was toting a backpack that was searched and found not to contain unsafe material. A federal law enforcement official said the man arrested has no prior criminal record and had no previous history with the Secret Service. That's when Tran replied that he did not have a pass and that he had an appointment with the President and had jumped the fence, the report said.

National Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend, officer won't face death penalty
Author: 0 Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend, officer won't face death penalty

She has made it clear that she will not fight for justice, and that is why I am using my executive authority to immediately reassign the case, ' he said. Orlando Police Chief John Mina said in a statement that he was "extremely upset". State law gives state attorneys broad discretion to determine how best to pursue each case, including whether or not to seek the death penalty.

National Trump supporter 'sent strobe tweet that gave epileptic journalist seizure'
Author: 0 Trump supporter 'sent strobe tweet that gave epileptic journalist seizure'

John Rayne Rivello was arrested at his home in Salisbury, Maryland on federal charges of cyberstalking which carries a prison sentence of up to 10 years, The New York Times reported. That evening, Eichenwald received a tweet from pseudo-anonymous Twitter user jew_goldstein that contained a strobing image and the words: "You deserve a seizure".

National SUV crashes into gas pump, bursts into flames
Author: 0 SUV crashes into gas pump, bursts into flames

CCTV footage from a Seattle gas station captured the dramatic moment a high speed Uber crashed into a gas pump, resulting in an explosion. The SUV also collided with another vehicle and pushed it off the road, causing it to crash into a tree.

National Cobra Keeps Ocala on Its Toes
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The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission said the reptile might have been eaten by a lizard in the home. FWC officers searched the room and the entire house, including outside and underneath, but could not find the snake, nor could they determine if it has ventured outside.

National Feds raise benchmark interest rate as US economy improves
Author: 0 Feds raise benchmark interest rate as US economy improves

Inflation has nearly hit the Fed's target rate of 2 percent, and we've seen steady job gains for 77 months in a row - two key metrics that mitigate a rate hike in order to prevent an overheated economy and keep the dollar from getting so strong that it hurts exports.

National Flights canceled at Charleston airport as blizzard hits the Northeast
Author: 0 Flights canceled at Charleston airport as blizzard hits the Northeast

It scaled back those predictions on Tuesday for places such as New York City, which was due to get between 4 and 8 inches (10 and 20 cm). Even more flights are expected to be canceled on Tuesday, when Upstate New York and other areas along the East Coast are expected to get hit with heavy snowfall.

National No Wiretapping by Obama, House Intel Panel Reports
Author: 0 No Wiretapping by Obama, House Intel Panel Reports

Not publicly, and (as House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes confirmed during today's press conference ), not politically. Trump's baseless claims of a very serious crime by a former president arrived a few days after right-wing radio host Mark Levin tossed out a conspiracy theory of Obama running a "silent coup" against the president.

National Tax leak reveals Trump paid $38 million in 2005
Author: 0 Tax leak reveals Trump paid $38 million in 2005

Trump paid $31m in AMT, compared to $5.3m in federal income tax. The documents were marked "client copy", raising speculation that Trump or his aides sent them or gave them to Johnston. Those losses enabled the Trumps to avoid paying millions of dollars in additional taxes. The figures show that Mr Trump paid an effective tax rate of 25 per cent on earned income.

National Donald Trump Rally in Nashville, Tennessee
Author: 0 Donald Trump Rally in Nashville, Tennessee

Trump plans to visit late in the afternoon, laying a wreath on Jackson's tomb, taking a tour and learning more about Jackson. ACLU-TN's website says the organization has planned an event in downtown Nashville to "mobilize against recent attacks on civil liberties by the White House and Congress - from the Muslim ban to attacks on immigrants to efforts to defund Planned Parenthood and more ".

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