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by | March 30, 2017 | 01:45

Previous year saw the abrupt resignation of then-DNC chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz as well as a presidential primary that many believed favored Hillary Clinton. The committee, whose members were told they are not eligible for DNC jobs, is also reviewing the DNC's contracts with vendors and consultants, a source of complaints from many Democrats.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:52

In a lawsuit brought by Hawaii, U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson issued a temporary restraining order against the travel ban, suspending it from taking effect nationwide for 14 days. It also spells out the administration's justification for the ban and does not seek cancellation of existing visas, as the original order did. As the Times notes, Trenga's ruling has no immediate impact on the ban because it was already put on hold by federal judges in Hawaii and Maryland, but it does ...

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:44

Schumer's Thursday announcement came after Gorsuch completed more than 20 hours of grilling at the hands of the Senate Judiciary Committee. "I don't believe that Judge Gorsuch's judicial approach would ensure fairness for workers and families in Pennsylvania, and indeed, across the country", Casey said.

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:49

The cables also demonstrate the administrative and logistical hurdles the White House faces in executing its vision. The cable calls for consular chiefs at each post to immediately convene working groups to "develop a list of criteria identifying sets of post applicant populations warranting increased scrutiny" and " attempt to identify individual applicants that fall within the population set during the course of a consular visa interview".

by | March 25, 2017 | 00:46

The funding is now being threatened by the federal government, with a proposed cut of $6.2 billion from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, $3 billion of which now funds the Community Development Block Grant programs, a portion of which goes to Meal on Wheels , according to The San Diego Union-Tribune.

by | March 21, 2017 | 00:57

Cummins is wanted on allegations of aggravated kidnapped and sexual contact with a minor. DeVine said that investigators believe that Cummins is keeping Elizabeth Thomas , 15, out of sight and the pair could literally be anywhere at this point.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:43

New York Sen. Chuck Schumer also said at the time that Trump called him before the meeting to ask what he thought about Bharara continuing in his role as USA attorney . Bharara stoked theories that he got sacked for reasons having to do with his reputation for going after corrupt politicians when he tweeted: 'By the way, now I know what the Moreland Commission must have felt like'.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:17

He also said his military's recent recapture of the ancient city of Palmyra blocked ISIS's supply route between Iraq and Syria, and touted that whether he attacked Raqqa or just blocked the supply routes, "it has the same result". The U.S. -led coalition said Wednesday that it was winning the broader war against ISIS. But McCain questioned whether the Trump administration recognized the seriousness of the situation, or how important Turkish cooperation is to U.S.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:48

Cummings denied the accusations, saying "I have no idea why President Trump would make up a story about me like he did today", he said in a statement. Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, dismissed Trump's allegations that he was wire-tapped by former President Barack Obama - telling Blitzer that the dust-up may cause him to be more careful about his Twitter use.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:43

A Hawaiian Airlines flight going from Las Vegas, Nevada, to Honolulu, Hawaii, was diverted to Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday after a passenger complained about having to pay for a blanket. But, she said, "I think it's important to put ourselves in the position of the captain, who is in the cockpit about to begin a five-hour flight over the Pacific, when he or she is informed of an issue in the back of the plane".

by | March 08, 2017 | 00:45

There's no information regarding whether the camera's installation was the result of ongoing complaints about Sarah Gable . Upper Darby police say 52-year-old Sarah Gable of Folcroft was sacked soon after the owners of Child Care of the Future saw what happened Friday.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:45

The Obama administration previous year stated that public schools should allow transgender students access to single-sex facilities - like locker rooms and restrooms - of their current gender identity. Transgender rights advocates remain hopeful that conservative Justice Anthony Kennedy, the court's regular swing vote who ruled in favor of gay marriage in 2015, will side with the court's liberals on upholding transgender rights.

by | March 05, 2017 | 01:13

Petitioners will still have the opportunity to expedite their H-1B petition during the suspension if they meet the qualifications that include humanitarian crises or emergency situations. "While H-1B premium processing is suspended, petitioners will not be able to file Form I-907, Request for Premium Processing Service for a Form I-129, Petition for a Nonimmigrant Worker which requests the H-1B nonimmigrant classification", the news release read.

by | March 04, 2017 | 00:58

If the actual bill going to markup is like the draft that went public, then we can expect some popular provisions of the ACA - including requiring all insurers to cover 10 essential benefits, prohibitions on lifetime limits for care, and dependent coverage extending until age 26 - to stay in place.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:03

The complaint alleged that some officers were depriving citizens of their rights, privileges and immunities as protected by federal law. They had also been detected as having stolen time from the department, with one officer reported to have documented himself working overtime hours while he was on vacation in Myrtle Beach, and two others bragging about scheming "at least $8,000 to $10,000 a month" in fraudulent overtime hours, during a tapped phone call.

by | March 02, 2017 | 00:46

Neilson Rizzuto , who plowed into 32 people at a Mid-City intersection during the Endymion parade Saturday night and was initially booked on four felony charges, faces several additional counts of felony vehicular injury, according to police records.

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:00

Department of Health and Human Services being one of them. "I think people don't understand that the ACA gives benefits to so many ", said Fernandez, who purchased insurance through the Obamacare marketplace after she lost her job in July.

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:59

The young girl was rushed to Memorial Hermann Hospital, where she died. Details are limited at this time. Police have ot said if this was a road rage incident or how the child was shot. She had her whole life to look forward to". It was unclear if the Pontiac's driver and the shooter were the same person. Thomas hopes for justice for her daughter.

by | February 26, 2017 | 01:01

By revoking this guidance, the Department of Justice and Department of Education are essentially rescinding their prior interpretation of Title IX regarding transgender student rights. In addition to the letter informing the court the guidance is now junked, the administration informed the court it no longer holds the view on Title IX as determined by the Obama administration.

by | February 26, 2017 | 00:57

At the Washington D.C. event, she added that she was "optimistic in the long run". The interview was connected to a dress rehearsal she attended of Dead Man Walking at the Kennedy Center. Specifically, she cited "the woman's march ", which she praised for its "numbers" and "rapport". There was no violence; it was orderly. "[W] e are not experiencing the best times, but there is reason to hope that that we will see a better day".

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:56

Others are trying to make You're Fired- Trump's catchphrase from The Apprentice- trend. Because most government offices are closed, garbage pick-up and street sweeping could be pushed back to Tuesday. Washington should have a standalone holiday and if the country wished to extend a similar honor to Lincoln, it can be done with enough separation so as not to overlap each other.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:56

Williams-Tillman was able to help hold off the assailant until other officers arrived". "You don't think about the risk". " I could see in his eyes he needed help ", she told The Advocate . Monday afternoon, Mayor-president Sharon Weston Broome held a special press conference to honor Williams-Tillman for her courageous actions. "It was just instinct", she says, adding, "God led the way".

by | February 20, 2017 | 01:02

Enjaian graduated from the University of California-Los Angeles in 2008 and the University of Michigan Law School in 2013, CBS News reported . At one point, he was spraying obscene graffiti on homes and cars including a penis on a vehicle parked on the street.

by | February 20, 2017 | 00:56

A 55-year-old man was killed when a tree fell, causing power lines to fall on his auto and electrocute him in in the Sherman Oaks district, in Los Angeles . In downtown Los Angeles , 2.05 inches of rain fell as of 5:40 a.m. Saturday. The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power said electricity was knocked out for around around 82,000 customers as of 8 p.m., and Southern California Edison said 67,000 of its customers were without power as of 9 p.m.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:41

The confirmation vote comes after contentious hearings during which Democratic lawmakers questioned Pruitt over his ties to fossil fuel companies, his multiple legal challenges to EPA regulations and his public statements questioning the science behind climate change.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:52

It says that ICE agents were "conducting surveillance" at the courthouse "in attempts of seeing" her, then took the woman into custody when she walked out. "I would say that is being detained", she said. Immigrant advocates and local law enforcers expressed fears on Thursday that the arrest of an undocumented woman at a Texas courthouse as she sought protection from domestic violence will discourage others from asking for help.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:44

Appropriations Committee Chairman Thad Cochran of MS is grudgingly supporting Mulvaney after expressing reservations about the congressman Wednesday morning. Mulvaney is a co-founder of the House Freedom Caucus, a group of conservative congressmen who have pushed to shut down the federal government instead of increase the federal debt.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:15

They were supposed to meet with family members later Monday evening, but when the teens didn't show up, family members called police. Authorities suspect foul play in the deaths. The bodies were discovered about 12:15 p.m. on February 14, 2017 in the woods near the Dear Creek by volunteers helping in the search for the missing girls.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:12

The boyfriend, whose name has not yet been released, was pronounced dead at the scene. The little boy who died, police say, is the nephew of a pregnant woman who was also shot. Kanari Gentry Bowers, 12, remained in critical condition and on life support Tuesday after another shooting over the weekend. A second auto drove by with three people inside.

by | February 15, 2017 | 00:56

Eight cars burned and seven people were treated for smoke inhalation when a fire broke out in the main parking structure at Disneyland. At least nine vehicles were damaged in the fire, Wyatt added. on the second floor of the six-story structure, City News Service reports. "This is a parking structure that holds over 10,000 cars", he said. Four employees were hospitalized.

by | February 13, 2017 | 00:59

Calhoun graduated from Yale in 1804 and went on to become a SC senator. Yale previously said it wouldn't rename Calhoun College , a decision that sparked a massive debate and led to a student protest in 2015. Navy. Black students staged demonstrations against the college whose walls were embellished with slaves carrying cotton bales, calling it "Calhoun's Plantation", according to the New York Times .

by | February 13, 2017 | 00:59

Some Peruvians have speculated that Toledo might have traveled to Israel, where his longtime friend, Israeli businessman Yosef Maiman, is believed to live. Peruvian judge Richard Concepcion issued a national and worldwide arrest warrant against Toledo on Thursday, sentencing him to preliminary imprisonment for 18 months.

by | February 12, 2017 | 01:01

Along the corridor from Washington, D.C., to New York City, all rain is in store as mild air takes over. Police said Miguel Angel Gonzalez, 59, of Bridgeport, Connecticut , suffered cuts on his neck and face. "It's fun. And it's an experience". "What's life without adventure?" Snow began falling overnight, following record high temperatures for February in NY on Wednesday, with as much as 10 to 14 inches (25 to 35 centimeters) expected to accumulate during the day.

by | February 09, 2017 | 00:46

Carrie Severino, chief policy director at the conservative Judicial Crisis Network, said the Democrats are trying to please both the "radical left fringe" of their base who wants obstruction during Mr. "Because this is a lifetime appointment, this is as big as it gets". Jeff Sessions for Attorney General, Rep. Tom Price for Secretary of Health and Human Services, or Steve Mnuchin for Secretary of the Treasury.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:51

Syrians are banned indefinitely, while Syrian Christians are prioritized for entry. "Of course, in their courtrooms, they're protected by people like me", he said. Kelly also acknowledged before the GOP-led committee Tuesday that some of the order's core tenants are problematic but said "it's still my belief we will prevail".

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:56

Witnesses said the suspect opened the door of the crowded restaurant around 6pm on Thursday and lit and threw the homemade device before fleeing towards Fair Oaks Ave. A motive for the incident was unclear. The man was wearing all black clothing and a black beanie, according to the Police Department. A spokeswoman for the Cheesecake Factory , Alethea Rowe, gave the following statement to NBC4 Southern California Friday morning.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:55

Suspending these rules allows the committee to approve a resolution without the required minimum of two minority party members and allows the chairman to amend these rules without the required minimum number of assembly members. The nominations will now head to the full Senate for final confirmation votes as early as next week. Pruitt also sued over the EPA's recent expansion of water bodies regulated under the Clean Water Act.

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:53

But a more likely scenario appears to be that Vice President Mike Pence - whose IN voucher program benefitted from the support of DeVos's political action committee - could cast the deciding vote. Susan Collins of ME and Alaska's Lisa Murkowski are the first Republicans to vote against one of President Trump's Cabinet picks. The Hill reports the final vote for DeVos will take place on Monday.

by | February 02, 2017 | 01:12

In an indication of just how awful a nominee Betsy DeVos at Education is for popular vote loser Donald Trump , two Republicans have announced they'll vote against her. WIth every Democrat expected to vote "no" on DeVos, her confirmation becomes less assured. Murkowski was the second GOP senator on Wednesday to announce opposition to DeVos, joining Sen.

by | January 27, 2017 | 01:11

He was the only "outsider" to run the agency since it was founded in 1924, the Associated Press points out. The official was on a video conference with Morgan and senior Border Patrol agents when the outgoing chief said that he was going to comply with the request.

by | January 27, 2017 | 00:57

Mr. Trump's argument, as stated on the campaign trail prior to his Election Day victory, is that not all refugees from unsafe regions want liberty as laid out by the Declaration of Independence and codified into law by the U.S. "I stand ready to register as a Muslim in #solidarity if it comes to that". Albright herself came to the U.S.as a child after her family fled Nazi persecution in Europe, so this is an issue close to her heart.

by | January 17, 2017 | 00:45

The video shows four people capturing the moment at uncomfortably close quarters. Footage of an alligator that looks nearly too massive to be real was posted to the Lakeland Police's Facebook page Monday. Walking along a trail in the USA state of Florida, Kim Joiner came face to face with a massive alligator. "He was the biggest gator I have seen out there", she told News 6 in Orlando .

by | January 16, 2017 | 00:58

Breitbart is the news site he writes for. Yiannopoulos, who has been banned for life from Twitter, claimed on Facebook that the speech was canceled after " violence from left-wing protesters ", despite there being no reports of violence and no arrests.

by | January 15, 2017 | 00:51

The committee's chairman, Sen. Mr. Pompeo said it was "pretty clear" to him that Russian agents had engaged in a cyber propaganda campaign to influence the election, and that the meddling was likely part of "a long-standing effort" by Moscow.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:46

He would live the next 30 years on a ventilator as a quadriplegic - but he was not embittered. In the years following the shooting, McDonald traveled the world to places like Bosnia and Ireland preaching peace and perseverance. Mayor Bill de Blasio, former Mayors Rudy Giuliani and David Dinkins and former Police Commissioners Bill Bratton and Ray Kelly were also in attendance, as was David Letterman, a close family friend.

by | January 14, 2017 | 00:43

Reporter: THE OWNER SAYS IF YOU'RE PLANNING TO BUY A PORTABLE GENERATOR, THERE ARE THINGS TO DO TO SAY SAFE. Some of the big cities most likely to be hit by the ice include Topeka, Oklahoma City , Kansas City, St. Crews are also preparing equipment for possible debris removal. The NWS needs real-time reports of hail size, wind damage, flash flooding, heavy rain, tornadoes and waterspouts to effectively warn the public of inclement weather.

by | January 13, 2017 | 00:37

If the NCAA truly decides to address this issue by placing say a five-year ban on coaches if they fail to address domestic violence issues involving their players or staff, coaches will treat this matter far more seriously than Briles did. Through Auburn's first three games of the season, the Tigers' offense struggled. "Our relationship will always be good", Lashlee told the school's official athletics website on Wednesday.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:42

January 17, officials said late Monday. In a tweet Monday night, Republicans in the Senate Health, Education , Labor and Pensions Committee said the move was made "at the request of Senate leadership to accommodate Senate schedule". Mark Pocan (D-Wis.), said he has never worked as a teacher, but his years in the Wisconsin Legislature showed him the havoc school choice can wreak on children.

by | January 11, 2017 | 00:41

Red Cross encourages donors to help save a life in 2017 by giving blood. "It's just the right thing to do, blood is always on the shortlist". Overall, the Red Cross has added almost 200 hours to blood donation centers and community blood drives across the country over the next few weeks.

by | January 09, 2017 | 00:50

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez also activated the state's emergency operations center on Thursday as some northern areas of the state anticipate up to a foot of snow by Friday night . So be careful on bridges, overpasses, and secondary roads if you have to get in the auto during this time. Capital Weather Gang snowfall forecast for Saturday , Jan.