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Author: 0 Hundreds from Tristate head to DC women's march

Evyn turned 18 after the election and couldn't vote but Mar says there are still many things she can do. The organisations Gender and Zero Tolerance have both invited people to also join them at the Glasgow Women's Library on Thursday of this week for planning and banner making.

Author: 0 Interior nominee Zinke to be quizzed on public lands, coal

Zinke was the first of three Cabinet heads Trump has chosen to oversee his environment and energy portfolio to face Senate scrutiny this week, all three of which have opposed Obama's measures to combat global climate change by targeting carbon dioxide emissions.

Author: 0 Siblings kidnapped from RI in 1985 found, mother arrested

At the time, Kelly was 3 1/2 years old and Kimberly was 10 months old, officials said. The Times also reported Elaine Yates left her husband after an argument over finding him on a boat with another woman. Their mother, who did not have custody of them, was arrested. Philbin would not comment on where the family had been since 1985 and said he did not know when they got to Houston.

Author: 0 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus will soon shutdown

The news was announced Saturday night on the company's website , and cited steadily declining ticket sales to their shows across the country - even after the company stopped using elephants in its tours, at the request of animal rights activists.

Author: 0 "'Was that Godzilla?" Video of massive alligator goes viral

Video of a massive alligator spotted in Lakeland was posted to Facebook on Sunday, with many viewers questioning whether it's fake. "Very exciting to see", she said, adding that she was in the right place at the right time . The gator is estimated to be between 14 and 16 feet long, according to NBC4. This gator is one of many that call Circle B home and this one, bigger than most is only interested in getting to his lake.

National A Black Lady Liberty On A Coin? Yes, Please!
Author: 0 A Black Lady Liberty On A Coin? Yes, Please!

For a fairly conservative body like the U.S. Mint to depict a woman of African descent as Lady Liberty is for it to declare that black is beautiful-a statement that should be self-obvious but is still sadly absent from much of Hollywood and the fashion industry.

Author: 0 Local Martin Luther King Jr. Day events

Councilman Felix Gines said on Facebook the city is supposed to observe Martin Luther King Jr., for an entire week, from January 8 to January 15, according to a 1984 ordinance, but he said it has been "forgotten". "I know that this partnership with UCSD has been very critical in terms of beautifying our campus", said Marla Fernandez, the principal at the school .

National Protests shutdown UC Davis event with Martin Shkreli, Milo Yiannopoulos
Author: 0 Protests shutdown UC Davis event with Martin Shkreli, Milo Yiannopoulos

The UC Davis College Republicans, who sponsored the event, chose to cancel about a half-hour before the event began. Shkreli, who put lives in danger by inflating the price of an HIV drug by 5,000 percent, was berated when he left the venue; Yiannapolous later claimed the event was canceled "after violence from left-wing protestors".

National Weather Geek Report: Ice storm expected this weekend
Author: 0 Weather Geek Report: Ice storm expected this weekend

What could be the worst ice storm in 10 years has begun in the central USA, one that forecasters say will unload freezing rain on a 1,000-mile swath from the central Plains to the mid-Atlantic over the weekend. As this storms moves through each state (roughly 12 of them, to be exact), a couple of degrees Fahrenheit could mean the difference between risky icy conditions and just plain rainy wet roads.

National Two women arrested in Florida for aiding man wanted in police shooting
Author: 0 Two women arrested in Florida for aiding man wanted in police shooting

Debra Clayton who was killed on Monday. In Mayan's arrest affidavit, deputies said Smith-Loyd met with Mayan at the fried chicken restaurant to pickup money that was owed to Loyd . Slaughter, one of Loyd's ex-girlfriends, was looking to collect rent money from a woman at his apartment and got into an argument with her, according Slaughter's arrest report.

Author: 0 Kushner is presidential advisor

Though Kushner's appointment does not require Senate confirmation, it is a controversial one: Anti-nepotism laws forbid the hiring of relatives to Cabinet positions, but are less clear on whether they can be appointed to White House staff roles.

Author: 0 Clay returns controversial painting to Capitol Hill wall

The painting, by then-high school senior David Pulphus, was a victor in the House of Representatives' "Artistic Discovery" art contest for high school students. Asked if he would put it back up if it gets taken down again, he said "Who knows". Clay said Lamborn's actions show a lack of respect for his constituents and their First Amendment rights.

Author: 0 Most Americans Say Don't Repeal Obamacare Without A Replacement

Andrew Cuomo's office on Wednesday. As Obama made a personal appeal to Democrats to fight to save his legacy, Vice President-elect Mike Pence rallied Republicans behind repeal and left little doubt that it would be a top priority for the new administration.

National Jeff Sessions first up as Senate considers Donald Trump's cabinet
Author: 0 Jeff Sessions first up as Senate considers Donald Trump's cabinet

Sessions' nomination has drawn an outcry from Democrats and the civil rights community, each angered by allegations that he made racially insensitive comments in the past as a federal prosecutor and that he once derided groups such as the NAACP and American Civil Liberties Union as "un-American".

National I-35W Bridge to Light Up Blue for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day
Author: 0 I-35W Bridge to Light Up Blue for Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

In recognition and celebration of Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, Governor Hogan met with officers from the Maryland State Police, Natural Resources Police, Maryland Transportation Authority Police, Maryland Transit Administration Police, Maryland Capitol Police, and Baltimore City School Police.

National Overseas Indians respected for contributions they make: PM Modi to Indian diaspora
Author: 0 Overseas Indians respected for contributions they make: PM Modi to Indian diaspora

Modi also said that the govermment will launch skill development programme, Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojna , for Indian youth who seek employment overseas. The event turned out to be an extension of his Madison Square moment and underlined the PM's connect with overseas Indians. The PM reiterated that overseas Indians should feel a sense of belonging irrespective of the country they live in now.

Author: 0 Winter weather advisory issued for Prince William, Fauquier

Snowfall is headed toward central Oklahoma and will arrive early Friday , and a winter weather advisory is in effect, the National Weather Service reports. Fox 61 Meteorologist Sam Sampieri said four to eight inches of snow were expected in the Hartford region, two to four inches in western CT and eight to 12 in eastern CT.

National Pennsylvania mother, boyfriend raped and dismembered daughter
Author: 0 Pennsylvania mother, boyfriend raped and dismembered daughter

Packer was arrested Saturday in Horsham Township on charges of homicide, kidnapping, unlawful restraint, possessing instruments of crime, endangering the welfare of a child, abuse of corpse, simple assault, tampering with physical evidence, and conspiracy to commit rape and each of the above crimes.

National Snow in NC: a strong possibility this weekend
Author: 0 Snow in NC: a strong possibility this weekend

A mixture of freezing rain and sleet will impact locations northwest of a new Augusta to Thomas ville line through Friday evening. NWS is predicting snow accumulations ranging from a light dusting to an inch or so of snow . "The freezing rain possibility is low but it's not zero". Schools cancelled classes in several states and Alabama and Georgia issued emergency declarations ahead of the storm.

Author: 0 Free Marijuana Being Handed Out At Donald Trump's Inauguration!

According to WUSA9 , the recently passed Initiative 71 makes it legal in Washington DC to possess two ounces or less of weed, to grow it, and to give it away, but it is still illegal to sell it. Trump's attorney general designate, Sen. The "gifts" will be handed out on the west side of Dupont Circle , and then the group will march to the National Mall.

National California Hires Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Help Fight Trump
Author: 0 California Hires Former Attorney General Eric Holder To Help Fight Trump

In remarks last month quoted in the L.A. Times , Rendon characterized the incoming administration as a "major existential threat", adding that "Californians do not need healing". Holder called FBI Director James Comey's re-opening of Clinton's private email case a " mistake ", and implied Trump's election was " rigged " because of voter suppression.

National How To Recycle Your Tree
Author: 0 How To Recycle Your Tree

Trees must be free of all contaminants, such as garland, tinsel, lights, ornaments and should not be placed in a bag. Get free real-time news alerts from the Narberth-Bala Cynwyd Patch. Leave your tree outside to be taken to the East Moline landfill and made into compost. By 7 a.m. on that date, trees must be place un-bagged on their sides, next to where you put your garbage bags - on the curb or in the alley.

National NAACP opposes Sessions' AG nomination
Author: 0 NAACP opposes Sessions' AG nomination

The president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, along with a handful of other NAACP leaders, is now waging a sit-in in Sen. "I do not know why I would have said that, and I certainly do not believe that". Sessions' confirmation, wrote in an email that the allegations against Sessions are "false portrayals" that will "fail as exhausted, recycled, hyperbolic charges that have been thoroughly rebuked and discredited".

Author: 0 NY governor proposes free tuition plan at state colleges

In 2013, only 38.7 percent of students attending a four-year public university and roughly 8.5 percent attending a two-year public college in NY completed their degrees on time . It's unclear whether lawmakers in Albany will back Cuomo's proposal, especially because the full costs of the ambitious scholarship are unknown. " College is a mandatory step if you really want to be a success ...

National Istanbul attacker fled with crowd
Author: 0 Istanbul attacker fled with crowd

The claim of responsibility was unusual: while IS has been blamed for a number of mass casualty attacks on civilian targets in Turkey in the past 18 months, it has not officially claimed any before. Tara Davis says she was excited to experience Turkey's largest city, Istanbul , when she arrived on New Year's Eve. The US announced it would render "appropriate assistance to the Turkish authorities" after the shooting.

National North Carolina governor-elect Roy Cooper sues over law limiting powers
Author: 0 North Carolina governor-elect Roy Cooper sues over law limiting powers

A superior court judge ruled Friday that the law restricting the governor's control over statewide and county election boards was a risk to free and fair elections, The Associated Press reported . Cooper, now the state attorney general, has called the new law unconstitutional, the News & Observer reports . Senate leader Phil Berger, a Republican and a Cooper critic, countered that blocking the creation of a board with equal numbers of party members "may serve his desire to preserve his ...

National Washington's minimum wage to break national record on January 1
Author: 0 Washington's minimum wage to break national record on January 1

The public records law, approved earlier this year, aims to modernize what critics have decried as an outdated, frustrating and often expensive process for citizens trying to obtain documents that should be open to public inspection. Two more states and the District of Columbia will raise the minimum later in the year. The new wage only applies to companies with annual gross receipts of more than $299,000 a year.

Author: 0 Jets destroy Bills in merciful, freaky end to miserable year

Two fumbles were lost, and they allowed NY to score a touchdown receiving a kickoff. Shortly after relieving coach Rex and Rob Ryan of their duties, the Buffalo Bills have benched quarterback Tyrod Taylor in the Jets game. Decisions decisions. That's the theme for the Bills this off season. After a Nick Folk field goal made the score 23-3 with 3:21 left to play, Folk's kickoff landed short of the end zone and then bounced into it under the watchful eye of Bills running back Mike Gillislee .

National Protestors hang Dakota Access Pipeline banner at Vikings' game
Author: 0 Protestors hang Dakota Access Pipeline banner at Vikings' game

Bank Stadium in Minneapolis . Early in the second quarter , a large banner was unfurled from a large beam attached to the stadium roof by two unknown individuals that read, "U.S. That's because two fans, somehow, made their way to the rafters of US Bank Stadium and managed to hang from a banner. Officials are actively working to get them down safely.

Author: 0 Two shot dead outside of Meek Mill concert in CT

Meek was the headlining artist for a show at The Oakdale Theater, and had just finished his performance when shooting broke out in front of the club just after 1:00 a.m. A rep for the rapper did not immediately respond to a request for comment from PEOPLE. According to Bradley, an attendee at the concert called 911 from outside the venue while attending to one of the victims who sustained the gunshot wound in the leg.

Author: 0 Heat crumble in second half in 91-82 loss to Hornets

The Hornets also got 13 points from Marvin Williams and 10 points from Jeremy Lamb, improving to 19-14 with their second straight victory, which came on the heels of a 120-101 romp past the Magic in Orlando. NOTES: The Hornets won the only previous meeting with the Heat this season 97-91 at Miami on October 28. Tyler Johnson notched 18 points on 8-of-16 shooting, seven rebounds, five assists and a team-high two steals in 28 minutes off the bench in the loss.

Author: 0 Long-term USA mortgage rates rise, staying near 2014 highs

After jumping 14 basis points - a basis point is 0.01 percentage point - last week, the 30-year fixed rate, the most popular mortgage product, had a more modest increase this week. "The mortgage industry digested the Fed's decision, and this week's survey reflects that response", said Sean Becketti, Freddie Mac's chief economist.

National Trump slams Obama on Israel before Kerry speech on Mideast peace
Author: 0 Trump slams Obama on Israel before Kerry speech on Mideast peace

Trump's press team said the president-elect and Woods were also to play in a foursome, although they did not reveal the names of the other players in the group or how many holes they would play. As aforementioned, Mr Trump and Mr Obama have enjoyed something of a frosty relationship for many years. One of these was in 2008, after Obama had been elected but Bush was still president.

National Some in New England pummeled with almost two feet of snow
Author: 0 Some in New England pummeled with almost two feet of snow

In addition to New England, Boston and Providence, Rhode Island will experience winds of up to 50 miles per hour, but not much snow will fall in those areas. Roads in Vermont were snow covered and snow was falling at the rate of about 1 to 2 inches per hour by Thursday afternoon. JetBlue is offering to waive change and cancellation fees for anyone traveling today from a list of selected areas impacted by the storm.

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