National USA top court backs review of Virginia voting districts in race case
Author: 0 USA top court backs review of Virginia voting districts in race case

Virginia State Board of Elections, voters in each of the districts challenged the new map, claiming it constituted a racial gerrymander in violation of the Equal Protection Clause of the 14th Amendment". The decision is a victory for Virginia voters, said Anna Scholl, the executive director of Progress Virginia. The opinion for the court was written by Justice Anthony Kennedy, joined by Chief Justice John Roberts and Justices Ginsburg, Breyer, Sotomayor, and Kagan.

National Carjacking suspect leads police on slow-speed chase through Los Angeles County
Author: 0 Carjacking suspect leads police on slow-speed chase through Los Angeles County

The driver continued southbound along the coast into El Segundo, before continuing into Manhattan Beach and Redondo Beach. At one point the driver was seen gesturing out one of the windows. The suspect appeared to be alone in the vehicle, though that was not confirmed by police. Both directions of the PCH is shut down, the department said.

Author: 0 Chance of showers tonight; storm with damaging winds, hail possible Wednesday

With plenty of warm air in place, the arrival of a cold front late Wednesday evening means the possibility of strong to severe storms. More sun equals more warmth which fuels the fire for more severe storms. The Storm Prediction Center has issued an enhanced risk of severe thunderstorms for parts of Mississippi, Alabama, and northwestern Georgia into middle and eastern Tennessee and central and southeastern Kentucky.

Author: 0 Strong, Severe Storms Possible, Could Include Tornadoes

We can expect showers and thunderstorms this afternoon, mainly after 3 p.m., and some of those storms could be severe, according to the National Weather Service . This second line may not exit our eastern counties until 1 p.m. Wednesday . Tornadoes will still be possible, but the threat will be limited, according to the weather service in Huntsville.

Author: 0 Winter weather advisory: Snow to turn to rain Wednesday

Sharply colder weather will arrive by Thursday morning, with high temperatures not climbing out of the 30s through the weekend, with no additional significant storms through the weekend. and ending at 6 p.m. Thursday . Wednesday: A chance of rain before 9 a.m, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 9 a.m. Areas of fog before noon.

Author: 0 US Senate confirms Ryan Zinke as Interior Secretary

Forest Service to the Interior Department. Zinke, of Whitefish, will become the first Montana resident since statehood in 1889 to serve in a president's cabinet, said U.S. Fellow Republican, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox also released a statement following the confirmation. "It is reckless. It's misguided, leaving the states and the tribes to be reliant on mineral royalties, to lose out on these revenues and to lose out on these good-paying jobs that coal supports".

National Chase comes to incredible end as truck goes airborne
Author: 0 Chase comes to incredible end as truck goes airborne

During the traffic stop, the sheriff says the passenger, 18-year-old Kevonte Dekorey Austin, who had escaped from a work release program February 10, slipped into the driver seat of the Toyota Tacoma and took off. Amazingly both Austin and the woman are reportedly okay. The chase took deputies to Springhill before heading south on Hwy. Check out pictures of both the Tacoma and what was left of Harlon's vehicle - along with Mr.

National Trump is about to run into the budget reality
Author: 0 Trump is about to run into the budget reality

Several key Republicans, as well as a large contingent of retired military officers, already have spoken out against curtailing the budgets of the State Department and the U.S. They warned that "elevating and strengthening diplomacy and development alongside defense are critical to keeping America safe". Keith Alexander, former head of the NSA and U.S.

Author: 0 See the damage from a deadly storm in Perryville, Mo

One death has been confirmed in Missouri, and possibly two more in Illinois, after an apparent tornado swept across the Show Me state and Illinois Tuesday. Southbound Interstate 55 is open and northbound remained closed between Brewer and Perryville, Missouri early on Wednesday morning, March 1. He said the cars were thrown from a garage of junk yard of some kind onto the road.

National Boy dies after being left in SUV outside Florida day care
Author: 0 Boy dies after being left in SUV outside Florida day care

Medical personnel inside the facility attempted to render aid until fire rescue arrived. Silva-Tello, 21, arrived around 9:30 a.m. and went inside, leaving Jacob in the vehicle, an email from the agency said. While the child was inside the vehicle the engine was not running and there was no air-conditioning, McKinnon said. Hillsborough deputies are investigating the death Tuesday (Feb.

Author: 0 At Least 3 Dead After Tornadoes Sweep Across Midwest

We still have a risk for severe storms. A third person died in Perryville, Missouri, officials said. Tornado spotters have already reported at least 23 twisters in Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Tennessee and in on Tuesday evening, the National Weather Service said.

Author: 0 The fight for western Mosul

The high-ranking Iraqi military commander went on to say that government forces had inflicted heavy losses on Daesh ranks during the operation, before they hoisted the national flag over a cluster of buildings in the area. The wounded were taken to the clinic of the elite unit, while men were screened to make sure they were not ISIS members. Another officer said they had received information that a militant called Mushtaq was hiding among the displaced.

Author: 0 Capitol Hill Buzz: Democratic women wearing white for Trump

The district, which includes Wichita, hasn't sent a Democrat to Congress for two decades and Trump carried it by more than 20 percent. "Look at two of the most prolific small dollar fundraisers in Democratic history, President Obama and Sen".

Author: 0 Neighbors in shock after 2 officers shot in backyard

Two ambulances, escorted by several HPD units, rushed the injured officers to the Texas Medical Center. "One of the officers... his condition is not life-threatening". A shelter-in-place warning was issued for the area. Jeffrey Willis talked to him just 20 minutes earlier as Cortez was checking houses following reports of more than one burglary.

Author: 0 Why Democratic Women Wore White to Trump's Address to Congress

Democrat Geraldine Ferraro, the first female vice-presidential candidate for a major party also wore white when she gave her acceptance speech in 1984. A Democratic source explained that the red pins were in the shape of a question mark, representing what critics say are unanswered questions surrounding Trump's tax returns, his ties with Russian Federation and other policy plans.

Author: 0 Two Houston police officers shot, one critical

One suspect is dead, but the other evaded law enforcement even after a temporary lockdown of the Stafford neighborhood. Officer Jose Munoz, a 10-year veteran, was taken to Ben Taub Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg and is in stable condition.

National Trump To Propose $54 Billion Defense Increase, Cuts To Domestic Programs
Author: 0 Trump To Propose $54 Billion Defense Increase, Cuts To Domestic Programs

Speaking to a private channel, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Sunday, said Trump's budget would not seek cuts in federal social programs such as Social Security and Medicare. Previewing a plan that will attempt to translate campaign promises into dollars and cents, Mr. Trump promised a "public safety and national security budget".

National Trump 'Became President of the United States Tonight — CNN's Van Jones
Author: 0 Trump 'Became President of the United States Tonight — CNN's Van Jones

President Donald Trump, after being mentioned by President Trump. Ryan died as he lived: "a warrior, and a hero - battling against terrorism and securing our Nation", said President Trump. What about Trump's assertions that this was " a very successful mission ", which produced "tremendous amounts of information"? "We are blessed to be joined tonight by Carryn Owens ", he said.

National Car Crashes Into High School Marching Band During Alabama Mardi Gras Parade
Author: 0 Car Crashes Into High School Marching Band During Alabama Mardi Gras Parade

At least 11 people were injured during a Mardi Gras parade in Alabama , three of whom are in critical condition, as a vehicle rammed into them. The incident happened just as the parade was beginning around ten this morning. Schwartz, who owns Hazel's Nook restaurant, said the annual parade is a major event in Gulf Shores. "We greatly appreciate everyone's thoughts and prayers, especially for those who have been injured and their families".

National Trump's budget entails steep cuts for diplomacy, foreign aid
Author: 0 Trump's budget entails steep cuts for diplomacy, foreign aid

The list also includes prominent leaders like former National Security Agency and Cyber Command chief Keith Alexander, former top Iraq war commander George Casey, former top Afghan war commander John Allen, and former Marine Corps commandants James Conway, Michael Hagee and Charles Krulak.

National Trump open to legal path for undocumented immigrants
Author: 0 Trump open to legal path for undocumented immigrants

We are providing a voice to those who have been ignored by our media, and silenced by special interests". It's unclear if he will discuss immigration policy. During that time , the violent crime rate dropped by 48 percent, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and American Immigration Council.

Author: 0 Trump Puts Final Touches on Speech Focusing on Economy, Defense

An official with the White House Office of Management and Budget, who spoke to reporters only if not named, said most agencies will see budget cuts, including foreign aid, which comprises less than 1 percent of federal spending. A second official said the State Department's budget could be cut by as much as 30 percent, which would force a major restructuring of the department and elimination of programs.

National Weight Watchers shares spike after earnings beat
Author: 0 Weight Watchers shares spike after earnings beat

Shares of Weight Watchers surged as much as 9% in afterhours trading on Tuesday as fourth quarter earnings came in at 20 cents a share, beating Wall Street estimates for 19 cents a share. (NYSE:WTW) has 64.88 Million shares outstanding and 27.39 Million shares were floated in market. The biggest institutional shareholders in Weight Watchers International Inc include Artal Group S A which owns 29 million shares in the company valued at $303.86 million.

Author: 0 Severe weather possible Tuesday night through Wednesday morning

The cold front will move through Wednesday and along the front we will see a line of rain and storms. The storms will be capable of producing winds greater than 60 miles per hour, hail the size of quarters or larger and isolated tornadoes.

National Pilot Killed After Plane Crashes Onto Massachusetts Apartment Building
Author: 0 Pilot Killed After Plane Crashes Onto Massachusetts Apartment Building

Tuesday. The building caught fire immediately after the crash, said police. The FAA, NTSB, State Police and the Essex County District Attorney's office are investigating the crash. Inside the scene of the plane crash. "Once the smoke cleared I saw the tale of the plane". Charlene Porter told CBS Boston and other local stations that she heard a "huge boom" when the plane crashed into the building.

Author: 0 Obama, Michelle ink book deal with Penguin Random House

Bidding for books by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama has topped $60 million, according to a report in the Financial Times . One of President Donald Trump's pet conspiracy theories regarding his predecessor was that former Weather Underground member Bill Ayers actually wrote Obama's 1995 book Dreams From My Father .

National Auto slams into Mardi Gras parade in Gulf Shores, AL
Author: 0 Auto slams into Mardi Gras parade in Gulf Shores, AL

The Gulf Shores Parade has been officially canceled. He is now in custody, although cops haven't yet decided whether to file charges. With multiple emergency services and law enforcement departments already a part of the parade, response to the emergency was quick.

Author: 0 City to tackle homeless crisis by boosting shelters, removing cluster sites

Staten Island has the fewest beds for the homeless right now, the only borough with more people to shelter than available space. "Our plan will continue to bring more people off the streets, reduce the number of shelter sites by nearly half, while strengthening services and keeping homeless New Yorkers closer to the supports they need to help them get back on their feet", he said.

National Colts lineman arrested in Arizona
Author: 0 Colts lineman arrested in Arizona

According to police, a vehicle driver picked up Parry and two other people that Parry didn't know from an Old Town bar. When the driver stopped to drop off the other two passengers and exited to collect payment, Parry then allegedly hit the driver in the head and tried to flee in the golf cart.

National Trump gives himself 'an A+' for 'effort' as president
Author: 0 Trump gives himself 'an A+' for 'effort' as president

Trump continued, if he felt the media was honest, or at least most of the media, he would not use social media to get his message across, but "it is a modern day form of communication , especially when have you, you know, tens of millions of people like I have".

National 'Nobody Knew That Health Care Could Be So Complicated,' Trump Tells Governors
Author: 0 'Nobody Knew That Health Care Could Be So Complicated,' Trump Tells Governors

Donald Trump told a room full of state governors on Monday that " nobody knew" replacing the massive Affordable Care Act, which expanded health coverage to 20 million Americans, would prove to be so "complicated". But Kasich came armed with one anyway: his hope to blunt drastic changes to the nation's health-care system envisioned by some conservatives in Washington .

Author: 0 Two Houston Police Officers Shot, Manhunt Underway

One officer is headed to Ben Taub Hospital and the other to Memorial Hermann Hospital in the Medical Center. The violent incident unfolded around 12:30 the residential 8700 block of Sterlingame, near Beltway 8 and Highway 59, ABC 13 reported.

National Ryan: No evidence of American 'colluding' with Russian Federation
Author: 0 Ryan: No evidence of American 'colluding' with Russian Federation

But he declined to say if he had seen evidence that Trump campaign officials had communicated with Russians - a key distinction as investigations into Russian meddling in the election proceed in Congress. and yet you keep try to find something", Spicer said during his daily press briefing Monday after being peppered with repeated questions about the ongoing probes into Russian meddling.

National AMBER ALERT CANCELED: 1-year-old boy and both suspects located
Author: 0 AMBER ALERT CANCELED: 1-year-old boy and both suspects located

He was last seen at 801 Central Avenue Apartment 71 in Yakima City, Washington. Police are seeking 23-year-old Manuel Carrasco Mendoza, who they believe is armed and possibly unsafe. The Mendozas were last seen driving a 2000 silver Chevrolet Impala. Yakima police say the boy's uncle, 23-year-old Manuel Mendoza, was found Tuesday morning and taken into custody.

Author: 0 Go-Ahead profits hit by Southern strikes

The U.K. bus and train operator also said first-half pretax profit fell 12%, primarily due to losses incurred by the GTR franchise from industrial relations issues requiring additional investment and a delay to expected efficiency savings. Regional bus operating profits papered over some of the cracks in the first half, posting a 6% rise to come in at £25.7mln. Group chief executive David Brown said: "We have faced lengthy and significant industrial relations issues related to the ...

National Sterling Jewelers accused of rampant sexual harassment
Author: 0 Sterling Jewelers accused of rampant sexual harassment

The case is being settled through arbitration (re: privately) and it's not clear why it's taken so long to settle. The original complaint went to arbitration in 2008, the Post said, but it was not until Sunday that 1,300 pages of sworn testimony were released publicly.

National DeVos faces backlash for linking HBCUs to school choice
Author: 0 DeVos faces backlash for linking HBCUs to school choice

Accounts of the fight come from the New York Times , which said DeVos couldn't outmaneuver Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who wanted to kill the old guidance requiring schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms of their choice.

Author: 0 USA marijuana jobs set to outpace manufacturing

Under President Obama, the DOJ advised federal law enforcement agencies to avoid prosecuting individuals that abide by state marijuana laws. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer's comments teasing a crackdown on state pot laws Thursday are continuing to stir anxiety among those financially dependent on legal sales.

Author: 0 US News ranks CT 12th 'Best State'

News for ranking the 50 U.S. states, alongside news analysis and daily reporting", the website writes on its Best States page. MA also did well in measures of its economy, where it ranked fifth, and crime and corrections, where it ranked seventh.

Author: 0 Severe Weather in Forecast for Tuesday Night; Tornadoes Possible

Temperatures will fall behind the storms, with a low around 39. "The Storm Prediction Center in Norman, Oklahoma has already placed most of CT in a 'marginal" risk area for severe weather. Rain showers will be spotty late in the afternoon but the thunderstorms will pick up late in the night. Wednesdays high is 72 with a 70% chance of strong storms.

Author: 0 Reward nearing $100K in Delphi double murder case

The audio and photo of a suspect, were obtained from the cell phone of Liberty German. She also captured the man's voice saying "down the hill". This weekend investigators received stacks of mail with donations for the reward. Checks should be made payable to the Indiana State Police Alliance Foundation. As of Monday afternoon, investigators had gotten about 8,800 tips by phone and email, including about 1,000 received since Saturday afternoon, February 25.

National Crawfish are in demand right during Mardi Gras
Author: 0 Crawfish are in demand right during Mardi Gras

So, what's the history behind Fat Tuesday and what's going on in New Orleans? The celebration was originally dubbed Fat Tuesday because Christians would feast on food in their house on the last day before Ash Wednesday, which is the start of the 40 days of Lent leading up to Easter Sunday.

National Snyder praises Trump, says Obamacare not working
Author: 0 Snyder praises Trump, says Obamacare not working

Speaking of which, Republican leaders are so sick of trying to come up with a plan that a majority of GOP lawmakers - many of whom have faced massive town hall protests from constituents - support, they're just going to forge ahead with a multi-part "repeal and replace" plan and hope every Republican goes along with it.

Author: 0 Weather forecast calls for slight chance of showers Tuesday

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with a high near 79. Sunshine and brisk winds out of the southwest are in Monday's forecast for Denver. Showers and thunderstorms are likely on Wednesday . Wednesday will be sunny, with the NWS predicting some gusty winds due to a "pretty good northerly offshore flow". Friday Night - Mostly clear, with a low around 50.

Author: 0 Gwen Stefani & Blake Shelton's 'The Voice' Flirting Leaves Fans Unimpressed

The Voice is back with the same lineup as season 12 with one exception - Adam Levine, Blake Shelton and Alicia Keys are all back as coaches , but Gwen Stefani is replacing Miley Cyrus . Stefani gets to work with boyfriend , Blake Shelton and she admitted that she felt nervous and awkward working with him on the show. Other aspects of "feel the love" include the usual Adam & Blake bromance.

National Providence police investigating threat to Jewish center
Author: 0 Providence police investigating threat to Jewish center

Because of the specific nature of the threat , Lige said the approach was different than a typical bomb threat . These threats are part of a nationwide trend over the last couple of months. "We are closely monitoring the situation and coordinating with the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as the Secure Community Network (SCN), which is focused on security for Jewish institutions throughout North America", David Sorkin, JCC executive director ...