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Author: 0 Virginia Tech beats UVA 80-78 in close overtime win

The 1991 jam has been the Virginia Tech football team's unofficial theme song since 2000, when the Hokies began entering Lane Stadium to the song. However, perhaps not as much as the last-second tip-in from junior guard Ty Outlaw at the end of regulation that pushed the game into overtime, or the layup from senior point guard London Perrantes that would have given Virginia the lead with 21.2 seconds left in the first overtime period, but somehow stalled at the rim.

National Trump's Official Inauguration Portrait Merch Had A Glaring Typo
Author: 0 Trump's Official Inauguration Portrait Merch Had A Glaring Typo

Pres. Donald Trump's official 2017 inauguration portrait features the word "to" when its homonym " too " was what was required, a typo that apparently went undetected throughout the process of creating the design. The twitterati quickly spotted , and mocked, the embarrassing error, an archived version of which remained accessible through the Internet Archive website .

Author: 0 Two Chicago Girls, 11 and 12, Shot in Head in Separate Incidents

But she is fighting, relatives say. "When her mom called and said that Takiya had been shot, I thought she made a mistake", said Takiya's grandmother Patsy Holmes. Now, the family is asking the public to pray for her recovery, and for anyone with information on the shooting to come forward. Takiya's mother was in the front seat at the wheel.

Author: 0 Protest draws foes, fans to Planned Parenthood in Detroit

Price has called for defunding of Planned Parenthood because it provides abortions; although federal law prohibits funding for the procedure, The Hill reported. "It's hard on a day-to-day basis with what's going on in the news and world around us to not feel discouraged", Wozniak said. The Detroit event attracted more than 300 people.

National Federal Court Denies Trump's Appeal to Reinstate Travel Ban
Author: 0 Federal Court Denies Trump's Appeal to Reinstate Travel Ban

Washington state, Minnesota and other states say Trump showed his intent in the presidential campaign when he called for a ban on Muslims entering the country. The dispute centers on a lawsuit filed January 30 by Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson. The judges countered that "courts regularly receive classified information under seal".

National Race Against Rain: Oroville Dam Must Drain 50 Feet by Wednesday
Author: 0 Race Against Rain: Oroville Dam Must Drain 50 Feet by Wednesday

Officials say Oroville Lake levels had decreased by Sunday night as they let water flow from its heavily damaged main spillway but noted that water was still spilling over the dam. "There was concern that it would compromise the integrity of the spillway, resulting in a substantial release of water", he said. "So the lake rose 50 feet in just a few days", Dan Brekke of member station KQED tells Morning Edition, "and got up to this emergency spillway which had never been used since the ...

National Trump Adviser Says Courts Have No Right To Block Travel Ban
Author: 0 Trump Adviser Says Courts Have No Right To Block Travel Ban

The Government argued that Trump's executive order couldn't be picked apart in court because the president has "unreviewable authority to suspend the admission of any class of aliens" on national security concerns, even if it potentially contravenes the constitution.

National NWS: Wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour expected Monday
Author: 0 NWS: Wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour expected Monday

The entire area is under a High Wind Warning or Wind Advisory until 3:00 PM Monday . A winter storm warning was issued for Ulster, Dutchess and Sullivan counties in NY from 7 a.m. Low around 29. West wind 11 to 17 miles per hour. A chance of rain and sleet between midnight and 4am, then freezing rain and sleet likely. Northwest wind 14 to 17 miles per hour.

National Sunday forecast: Chance of rain, high near 68
Author: 0 Sunday forecast: Chance of rain, high near 68

Tonight A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly before 7pm. Thursday: Sunny with a high near 64. East northeast wind 7 to 9 miles per hour. Breezy west to northwest winds will also develop tonight as the system exits the area. Cloudy during the early evening then gradual clearing with a low around 34. East northeast wind around 9 miles per hour. A chance of snow showers. Breezy.

National Powerful winter storm pummels state
Author: 0 Powerful winter storm pummels state

As the overnight snow makes its way out, far northern ME stays clear with a low temperature to 10 below zero, while southern New England temperatures hold steady in the 20s for lows. Kennedy airports. A mix of rain, snow, sleet and freezing rain will begin to develop in the Northeast late Saturday night and Sunday. "The weight of the snow, combined with fierce, howling winds will be more than enough to bring down tree limbs and power lines", said Kyle Elliottt, an AccuWeather ...

National North Korea test-fires ballistic missile
Author: 0 North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

The spokesman spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak publicly. The missile was the first test since Donald Trump took office on January 20. The United States, Japan and South Korea called for U.N. Security Council consultations, a USA official told NBC News on Sunday. A USA official said the Trump administration had expected a "provocation" from the North and that it would consider the "full range" of options, including financial sanctions and increased ...

Author: 0 Coast Guard Searching For Seattle Fishing Boat Missing In Alaska

Kailee Evereteze in the press release. An all-night search was underway in the Pribilof Islands on February 11 for a 98-foot fishing vessel that issued a radio beacon alert, U.S. Hatfield did tell the paper that the six crew members had a wealth of experience and some of them had been crabbing on the Bering Sea for almost 30 years.

National Wintry mix of precipitation will change to snow
Author: 0 Wintry mix of precipitation will change to snow

Rain is expected farther south into the mid-Atlantic. A day after temperatures will top out above 50 degrees around Boston , another shot of cold air will slide into the Northeast as low pressure will race in from the southwest and intensify south of Long Island.

National The president's judicial ignorance and obstruction is dangerous
Author: 0 The president's judicial ignorance and obstruction is dangerous

Asked about his now stalled immigration order, Trump revealed that his administration would soon reveal new national security measures. "It's a decision that we'll win, in my opinion, very easily". The ban represents "a sudden shift in the rules governing entry into the United States, and is inflicting substantial harm on USA companies", says the court document filed on Sunday, which was also backed by Twitter , Netflix and Uber.

National Maren Morris Shows Some Leg on Grammys 2017 Red Carpet
Author: 0 Maren Morris Shows Some Leg on Grammys 2017 Red Carpet

Ch-ch-check out Maren and Alicia's flawless performance (above)! Below elegant chandeliers and backed by a soulful live band, they performed a revamped version of the Hero highlight. Little Big Town performed a snippet of Katy Perry's "Teenage Dream" and, later, participated in a Bee Gees tribute, performing "How Deep Is Your Love".

National Hudson Valley Weather: Sunday's Winter Storm Brings It All On
Author: 0 Hudson Valley Weather: Sunday's Winter Storm Brings It All On

Enough cold air should rush in behind the storm for all snow in the city on Monday . Wind guests up to 60 miles per hour are also expected along the mid-Atlantic corridor, from Washington, D.C., to New York City. He did not like the idea of even more snow. But the winter chill was expected to stick around and more snow - although lesser amounts - was predicted for the weekend.

Author: 0 Rory Feek on Grammy album win, promise to late wife Joey

Now their album Joey + Rory is nominated for best roots gospel album for " Hymns " and Rory said he is going to fulfill that promise. Keeping his promise, Rory will be at the 59 Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles Sunday. Their first album, The Life of a Song , was a surprise hit that same year. "She didn't have the chance to do it until she was diagnosed with stage four cancer".

Author: 0 Legislators should hear concerns on ACA repeal

Being sick isn't partisan. Donald Trump is officially the 45 president of the United States and Congress has more Republicans than Democrats, swaying many items in the GOP's favor. Editor: Rep. Comstock, like many of her colleagues, is being besieged by constituents who see their health care threatened by Republican promises to "repeal and replace" the Affordable Care Act-or with their more recently chastised moniker, "repeal and fix".

National Betsy DeVos nomination for education secretary clears major Senate hurdle
Author: 0 Betsy DeVos nomination for education secretary clears major Senate hurdle

Susan Collins of ME and Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said they were troubled by the lack of understanding DeVos had of broader public school issues beyond her signature cause of promoting school choice in struggling urban communities. "On DeVos, Senator Fischer visited with Mrs. DeVos earlier this week". Yet it is DeVos' nomination that has spawned massive opposition across the Internet, and from both sides of the aisle.

National Is ICE expanding immigration enforcement? Advocates say yes
Author: 0 Is ICE expanding immigration enforcement? Advocates say yes

Following up on the policies stated in the executive order passed by President Donald Trump, the USA immigration authorities have reportedly arrested hundreds of undocumented immigrants this week. Some politicians said they were demanding answers from federal authorities about the arrests. ICE does not use the term "raid" and said it "regularly conducts targeted enforcement surges " like the operation it ran this week.

National Ballistic missile test-fire a success, says North Korea
Author: 0 Ballistic missile test-fire a success, says North Korea

South Korea's foreign ministry condemned the the North saying: 'North Korea's repeated provocations show the Kim Jong-un regime's nature of irrationality, maniacally obsessed in its nuclear and missile development'. "And also we are going to further reinforce our alliance". The missile used in the latest test traveled 300 miles before plunging into the Sea of Japan.

National Snow, wind on tap for the start of the week
Author: 0 Snow, wind on tap for the start of the week

As of last check, state police have responded to over 356 calls regarding accidents/spinouts due to the deteriorating road conditions so please stay safe if you have to venture out! Well, there's more where that came from. After Thursday's snowstorm, we saw a quick moving storm Saturday morning bringing three inches at the most. New Jersey closed all state offices Thursday for non-essential employees and the snow is expected to linger longer in the Trenton area, where a little more snow ...

National White House will not take travel ban fight to Supreme Court
Author: 0 White House will not take travel ban fight to Supreme Court

In a stinging rebuke, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected the administration's argument that the judiciary lacked the authority to block the travel ban as "contrary to the fundamental structure of our constitutional democracy". "In addition we will continue to go through the court process, and have no doubt we'll win that particular case ", he said. Washington state Solicitor General Noah Purcell, who argued the case, said during an interview with CNN that it was ironic the ...

National Trump won't appeal to Supreme Court on travel ban ruling
Author: 0 Trump won't appeal to Supreme Court on travel ban ruling

According to an unnamed senior administration official, NBC reported , work on a new order began several days before an appeals court maintained a lower court's temporary suspension of Trump's order Thursday evening. The court is divided 4-4 along ideological lines as his nominee, Neil Gorsuch , awaits confirmation. Republicans now have even more of an incentive to ram the confirmation through the Senate using the "nuclear option" to sidestep a Democratic filibuster.

Author: 0 #ShePersisted: social media erupts after Mitch McConnell silences Elizabeth Warren

Warren, she has no regrets. And now, 30 years later, he is now the U.S. Attorney General. Being on the bestsellers list is not that unusual for Warren. Wednesday's vote came after a rowdy overnight session during which Sen. Elizabeth Warren - during a meeting with senators earlier this week, sources told CNN .

Author: 0 David Bowie wins 3 Grammys; Adele, Beyonce also winners

Bowie's awards were his first music Grammys after previously winning best music video in 1985 for Jazzin' For Blue Jean and a lifetime achievement award in 2006. Song of the year nominees are "Formation", "Hello", "7 Years", Mike Posner's "I Took a Pill in Ibiza" and Bieber's "Love Yourself", shared with co-writer Ed Sheeran.

National Wildfire forces evacuations in OKC area
Author: 0 Wildfire forces evacuations in OKC area

As of 4:00 p.m., the fire has burned 877 acres, according to Oklahoma Forestry Service director and state forester George Geissler. Red flag warnings have been issued for western Oklahoma, the Texas Panhandle and parts of West Texas. At about 3:15 p.m., fire officials said the fire was continuing to advance south toward Norman. The Army National Guard helicopters started to do air drops of water over the area as the Oklahoma Forestry Services on the ground worked with firefighters.

National Outflow Over Emergency Spillway Slows At Oroville Dam
Author: 0 Outflow Over Emergency Spillway Slows At Oroville Dam

State officials also moved most of the millions of hatchery-raised fish imperiled by muddy water flowing downstream alongside the damaged spillway after sections of its concrete walls collapsed earlier this week, the department of water resources said.

Author: 0 Grammys 2017: What time, channel, who is performing, list of nominees

Well, sort of. The Grammys will be missing some of the biggest names in the music world owing to absences from Drake, Kanye West, and Justin Bieber. Interestingly enough, Frank Ocean chose not to submit his album, Blonde , for consideration on objective, claiming that the Recording Academy "doesn't seem to be representing very well for people who come from where I come from".

Author: 0 David Bowie awarded posthumous Grammy for Blackstar album

I was probably watching in 1971 when "Bridge Over Troubled Water" won Best Song, Record and Album with almost a clean sweep. Corden's path to U.S. success closely mirrors fellow Brit Ricky Gervais, who also appeared in a popular United Kingdom television show before becoming a Stateside star.

Author: 0 Body of missing KKK leader found in Big River

The Daily Journal confirmed Ancona delivered parts for a living and kept several firearms stored in his residence, yet the report somehow failed to mention Ancona was a prominent, high-ranking member of the KKK who made at least one high profile television appearance.

Author: 0 Sears, Kmart dump Trump products from e-stores

Neiman Marcus removed the brand landing page from its website, and declined to tell CNNMoney whether it meant to keep Ivanka Trump products in stores or resume online sales in the future. None of the companies have directly addressed the campaign, called Grab Your Wallet , which has been urging shoppers to boycott retailers that carry products with the Trump name.

Author: 0 SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT: High Winds to Continue This Afternoon, Evening

In Billings, Saturday will be mostly sunny, with a high near 38 and west northwest winds of 14 to 19 miles per hour, increasing to 28 to 33 miles per hour. Light southwest wind. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Generally, we expect the highest gusts to focus east and northeast of Interstate 95 and at high elevations to our west.

National S. Korea denounces DPRK's test-launch of ballistic missile
Author: 0 S. Korea denounces DPRK's test-launch of ballistic missile

Abe denounced the launch as "absolutely intolerable" while top government spokesman Yoshihide Suge told reporters in Tokyo it was clearly a provocation to Japan and the region. The launch never posed a threat to North America, it said, but did not state whether it believed the launch had been a success or failure. According to Reuters, North Korea fired the missile just weeks after supreme leader Kim Jong Un warned during his New Year's address that the country was in the "final stage" ...

Author: 0 Chris Evans Proves He's Really Captain America, Takes On Former KKK Leader

After seeing Duke's support for Sessions, Evans tweeted, "If David Duke.DAVID!.DUKE!. thinks you're right, then you are unequivocally wrong". Duke is an anti-Semite who believes that the world is run by a small group of "Zionists". While Duke stayed silent on the matter, Evans wrapped up the exchange with a positive message , writing simply, "We can't let hatred be the loudest voice".

National 'Targeted' immigration operations in Chicago are 'routine,' not part of Trump crackdown
Author: 0 'Targeted' immigration operations in Chicago are 'routine,' not part of Trump crackdown

The development comes after a federal appeals court upheld the decision of halting President Trump?s executive order to ban immigrants. ICE said in a news release those reports "are false, risky and irresponsible". "They instill fear in the community, and they make everyday people fear for their lives", said Casar. David Marin, director of enforcement and removal operations for ICE in Los Angeles , said the actions taken this week were planned before Trump took office and were ...

Author: 0 Trump targets violent crime, backs cops in executive actions

Taken together, the directives, announced amid a national dialogue about racial bias in policing and appropriate police use of force, suggest that the White House wants to prioritize law and order and align itself closely with local law enforcement.

National Single mom dresses as dad to attend 'Dads and Doughnuts Day'
Author: 0 Single mom dresses as dad to attend 'Dads and Doughnuts Day'

Kittrell said she was embarrassed, but after seeing her son's smile, she knew it was the right thing to do. According to the Facebook post published on Wednesday, Whitney Kittrell's son brought home a paper informing her that the school was hosting an event for "dads and doughnuts".

National It's snow joke. More precipitation expected on Sunday
Author: 0 It's snow joke. More precipitation expected on Sunday

The National Weather Service says winds of 5 to 10 mph during the day Sunday will strengthen to 10 to 20 mph with gusts up to 50 mph on Monday . Heavy snow and blowing snow is expected in Wyoming County from late Sunday afternoon through early Monday afternoon .

National ICE raids spark immigration fears, rumors in California and on social media
Author: 0 ICE raids spark immigration fears, rumors in California and on social media

The vast majority had criminal convictions and outstanding deportation orders - a targeted operation that is not a response to President Trump's crackdown, according to David Marin, the director of the ICE office in Los Angeles . ICE said in a news release those reports "are false, unsafe and irresponsible". "I am asking ICE to clarify whether these individuals are in fact unsafe, violent threats to our communities, and not people who are here peacefully raising families and ...

Author: 0 Porter added to Auburn's staff

A native of Jackson, Miss., Porter came to UNC after one season as the running backs coach at Texas, one year as running backs coach at Arizona State and two seasons as the head coach at Memphis, his alma mater. He earned the same honor from Rivals in 2009 and 2007. Porter also inherits the title of recruiting coordinator. His biggest contribution was helping to turn Elijah Hood and T.J.

Author: 0 Pebble Beach: Spieth shares lead

A two-foot miss counts as much - if not more psychologically - as a 300-yard tee shot, one stroke. On Saturday, when the sun came out on the Monterey Peninsula, Spieth knocked in virtually everything, one-putting 13 holes at Pebble Beach, and probably knocked everyone out of chance for a win.

National Congressman Chaffetz' Cottonwood Town Holla
Author: 0 Congressman Chaffetz' Cottonwood Town Holla

But critics have pointed out that in comparison Mr Chaffetz was relentless in his investigation of the executive branch under Barack Obama's administration, particularly over Hillary Clinton's role in the Benghazi scandal , provoking anger at perceived double standards.

National OH governor postpones executions amid challenge to lethal injection procedure
Author: 0 OH governor postpones executions amid challenge to lethal injection procedure

The state planned to resume carrying out executions on Wednesday with Ronald Phillips, who was convicted of raping and murdering the 3-year-old daughter of his Akron girlfriend in 1993. Kasich said he plans to restart the execution schedule on May 10. It may be in violation of the constitutional protection from cruel and unusual punishment.

National Kellyanne Conway buys serious trouble: 'Buy Ivanka's stuff'
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway buys serious trouble: 'Buy Ivanka's stuff'

I'm going to go get some myself today. A report in the Wall Street Journal said sales of Ivanka Trump's line of clothes and accessories fell by almost a third in the past financial year, with a sharp drop off in the weeks before her father was elected president.

National Missouri women's basketball looks to get back on track against Arkansas
Author: 0 Missouri women's basketball looks to get back on track against Arkansas

Antonio Blakeney led the Tigers with 21 points, Duop Reath scored 14 and Brandon Sampson had 12. He finished with 14 points and 15 rebounds against the Razorbacks. The Razorbacks woke up in the second half, erased LSU's nine-point lead as O'Neal went to his phone, and Arkansas opened up a double-digit lead on its way to a 78-70 victory at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

Author: 0 Israeli police evict settlers from illegal Amona outpost

On a nearby hilltop, Issa Zayed, a Palestinian who said he was one of the owners of the land on which Amona was built, watched the scene through binoculars. The former U.S. administration of Barack Obama despaired of Israel's accelerating settlement expansion which it regarded as the biggest obstacle to Middle East peace.