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by | March 26, 2017 | 00:48

De Blasio said he wasn't surprised he'd be cleared, and he maintained throughout his administration had done nothing wrong. State and federal probes of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's fundraising will not result in criminal charges for the mayor or others acting on his behalf, prosecutors said Thursday.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:43

Johnson's administration. "If this nominee can not earn 60 votes-a bar met by each of President [Barack] Obama's nominees, and George Bush's last two nominees-the answer isn't to change the rules". Chuck Schumer told Politico in an interview. The Constitution gives the president power to nominate not just Supreme Court justices but also judges on the court of appeals and district court judges.

by | March 26, 2017 | 00:40

A gunman wearing a pig mask has reportedly opened fire at a hotel in Las Vegas . One witness posted to Twitter a picture of a person wearing what appeared to be a pig mask and peering around a corner while standing beneath a Rolex sign. Casino police said they are investigating the incident, which took place inside the Bellagio Hotel and Casino . "Initial reports indicated there was an active shooter, however that proved to be false", police said, adding there were no injuries.

by | March 24, 2017 | 01:52

Nancy Pelosi ribbed Republicans efforts to shore up support for the American Health Care Act. But we should start from the baseline that any changes will make our health care system better, not worse for hardworking Americans . However, most Republican voters still favor a repeal. The AMA said it is willing to work with Congress on proposals that will boost the number of Americans with quality, affordable health insurance coverage.

by | March 17, 2017 | 01:28

So far we knocked off three out of our four goals. Bracket pool motivations aside, no one much likes rooting for chalk. Still, the idea that the Bulldogs are Final Four material is no fluke. Anyway, one of those four losses? Though the Tigers have more scoring depth and Mike Davis runs a more conservative system, they also use offensive pressure to win games at the line.

by | March 16, 2017 | 00:40

She was having a medical emergency, and Viloria didn't hesitate to help. According to the news outlet, there were two kids in the backseat of the auto and as the officer slowly drove away from the window she crashed her vehicle into a medium.

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:44

Clocks should be set ahead one hour at 2 a-m Sunday or before going to bed Saturday night. "Installing and maintaining smoke and carbon monoxide alarms on every level of your home is the single most important thing you can do to protect yourself and your family", says McLeieer.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:47

The largest - which burned about 500 square miles in the northeast Panhandle near the Oklahoma border - was 75 percent contained Thursday. Wildfires in Kansas have burned about 625 square miles of land and killed one person. All three fires are being managed as the Northwest Oklahoma Complex Fire. One of those firefighter is from the Pantex Fire Department, two are with the Skellytown Fire Department, and authorities are still unsure what department the remaining two crew members ...

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:45

Bennett made it clear after the first win over Pittsburgh: Guy and Jerome hadn't just been the backup option in the final two games of the season, they earned their minutes. "We've been here before". "I thought we were a more together basketball team tonight than we had been in a while". Salt iced the game with two rare free throws and a dunk to ignite Cavalier fans present in Brooklyn.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:44

The brouhaha began shortly after the Honolulu-bound Hawaiian Airlines flight left Las Vegas on Wednesday morning, KHON reports. Though officials say no "credible threat" was made, the flight crew's discomfort led them to alert the captain.

by | March 07, 2017 | 00:40

They were found on Saturday morning outside Ms Haley's home in the small town of Barrington, about ten miles from Providence, at the edge of a street that borders the water. The younger sister left the twins at some point before they fell, police said. Two elderly women were found dead in their Barrington house. Police Chief John LaCross called the twins deaths a 'tragic loss'.

by | March 03, 2017 | 00:53

McKinnon told FloridaPolitics.com paramedics rushed Jacob Manchego to Brandon Regional Hospital, where the boy 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.

by | February 27, 2017 | 00:56

Mallin told the news station he believes the scope of the destruction suggests this may have been a targeted attack rather than an isolated incident. The Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia said it would begin raising funds to help fix the cemetery. "We are sickened, sickened, sickened", the center said in a statement .

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:55

Anaheim police report about 24 arrests for misdemeanour charges including failure to disperse. Auto and residential windows were broken during the melee that drew 300 protesters near Euclid Street and Palasis Road - about two miles away from Disneyland, the "Happiest Place on Earth".

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:52

Ricketson said the GBI took out a warrant Thursday charging Duke with one count of murder. Ricketson said Duke may face further charges in the case, but declined to comment further. Before Duke's arrest, GBI interviewed more than 200 people without finding a single person of interest. The suspect "never came up on our radar" during the investigation into Grinstead's disappearance, investigators said at the news conference.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:53

Dale Earnhardt Jr. made headlines on Wednesday during NASCAR'sDaytona 500 media day when he said that if he were to win theMonster Energy Cup Series championship this year, he would consider retirement. Already a champion by 1997, Wonderboy earned the attention of many fans because he won so much, so early, and a lot of them hated him for it. The 2012 NASCAR Cup Series champion tallied four victories previous year.

by | February 23, 2017 | 00:53

While Washington's birthday was celebrated on February 22nd until the 20th Century, Congressional leaders moved to a pass the Monday Holiday Law in 1968 to "provide uniform annual observances of certain legal public holidays on Mondays". Especially this year. Many look to it as a honoring of our former and current presidents. About a half-dozen states recognize it as a holiday. Here are a few tidbits to share with your children this Presidents' Day.

by | February 21, 2017 | 00:51

An investigation was underway after three people, including two officers, were shot in Whittier on February 20, 2017. The suspect was asking passersby to help push his vehicle, according to police, and the suspect then opened fire on the officers with a handgun.

by | February 20, 2017 | 00:59

Another person was injured after her auto fell into a massive sinkhole in Studio City, according to ABC News station KABC in Los Angeles . on Friday night. Residents have been told to prepare for the heavy rains and to pack up anything that might be laying around outside, according to the L.A. Times. In downtown Los Angeles , 2.05 inches of rain fell as of 5:40 a.m.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:39

States would be reimbursed at traditional rates and those that chose to enroll newly eligible beneficiaries would have to fund the program. Critics, however, say the legislation places too many costs on businesses and is an excessive intrusion by the state into people's private lives.

by | February 19, 2017 | 00:38

Congressional Democrats called for a delay on Pruitt's confirmation after a state judge in Oklahoma ordered Pruitt to release emails between him and energy industry executives. He set up a "federalism unit" at the office of the Oklahoma attorney general to "combat unwarranted regulation and overreach by the federal government".

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:53

County officials were disturbed by her arrest , noting that it might leave other undocumented victims of abuse fearful of coming forward. "When we meet with the congressman's office tomorrow and with ICE, what we would like is an acknowledgement that this was a one-time mistake and that they will reassure the community that those coming into our courthouse will be safe and will be able to pursue the justice that they are searching for", Escobar said.

by | February 18, 2017 | 00:49

Mead and Densmore's 1-year-old daughter was likely in the auto during the drive. Densmore, the child's non-custodial father, was pulled over by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol as he was driving Mead's vehicle with the child, unharmed, riding inside, police told Crimesider.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:45

In their decision , the court wrote "neutral, generally applicable law that serves our state government's compelling interest in eradicating discrimination in public accommodations". "It's wrong for the state to force any citizen to support a particular view about marriage or anything else against their will". It has persuaded federal courts to grant and uphold a restraining order against the Trump administration's immigration crackdown.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:43

She immediately tweeted a pic of Trump sitting alone in the sought after seating area and commented, "Nobody wants to sit next to Tiffany Trump at Philipp Plein, so they moved and the seats by her are empty". Whoopi Goldberg would gladly sit next to Tiffany Trump at an event. TMZ reports that Plein says Trump's daughter Tiffany "did not deserve the pariah treatment" she endured at his show.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:42

The affidavit said the two met as planned and the agent provided McDowell the handgun, which had its firing pin shaved down as to make it inoperative. McDowell on December 26 posted a message to Facebook that said, " I love love to act what u think ", followed by a link to the Temple Emanu-El Conservative Synagogue in Myrtle Beach , according to the federal complaint .

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:12

The man, the 2-year-old boy and a 20-year-old woman were shot about 1:30 p.m.in an alley between the 2300 blocks of South Kenneth Avenue and South Kostner Avenue in the Lawndale neighborhood. Last year, there were more than 750 murders and 3,500 shootings - levels not seen in Chicago in two decades. The woman is in critical condition. Visibly angry, Johnson again demanded legislative action for repeat gun offenders.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:10

Puzder had come under fire for employing an undocumented immigrant for several years (for which he just paid back taxes) and faced scrutiny over previous allegations that he abused his former wife. AFSCME President Lee Saunders said Puzder had "nothing but contempt for everything the Labor Department stands for". He made a minor foray into politics in 2011, when he served as an economic adviser and spokesman for Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who recently endorsed his nomination.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:08

The Federal Aviation Administration ( FAA ) has released an account of the incident, which did not identify Ford by name. "The pilot...landed on a taxiway that runs parallel to the runway, overflying a Boeing 737 that was holding short of the runway", the agency's statement read in part.

by | February 14, 2017 | 00:43

The Nationals are probably pretty happy with Daniel Murphy at second base instead. The Braves tried to acquire Phillips in November and when he declined, Atlanta signed Sean Rodriguez , who injured his shoulder in a vehicle accident a few weeks ago and is expected to miss three-to-five months.