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Author: 0 AG Jeff Sessions recuses himself from Russian Federation investigation

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is facing calls to step down after telling the Senate Judiciary Committee in his confirmation hearing that he had no communications with Russian officials during the presidential campaign , despite the fact that he met at least twice with Russia's US ambassador past year.

National Trump supporters rally at Legislative Plaza in Nashville
Author: 0 Trump supporters rally at Legislative Plaza in Nashville

Counter-protesters have said that there is the potential for white nationalists to attend the march, but organizer Rich Black has pushed back against that suggestion in online postings, saying that no organizers have any association with white nationalist groups.

National President Trump supporters rally in Las Vegas and across the country
Author: 0 President Trump supporters rally in Las Vegas and across the country

It's all to show pride in the country, and the new president. Representative Glen Casada echoed similar messages from supporters about how the current administration can create a positive economic future for today's families. "Security is important to me", she said. But if that was my standard. "I'm concerned with his Cabinet positions and their connections with Russian Federation and Putin", said Harper.

National Long Island man arrested for trying to join ISIS in Syria
Author: 0 Long Island man arrested for trying to join ISIS in Syria

A 26-year-old Long Island man has been arrested, accused of traveling to the Middle East and trying to join a terrorist organization. Specifically, in 2015 Redzepagic communicated with an individual he believed to be the commander of a battalion in Syria and made attempts to join him to engage in jihad.

Author: 0 Trump not to challenge travel ban in Supreme Court

Trump was scheduled to sign the January 27 order last Wednesday, but it was postponed after his joint address to Congress. "We want the (executive order) to have its own 'moment, '" a senior Trump official reportedly told CNN . More than two dozen lawsuits were filed against the initial travel ban, which barred travelers from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

National March 4: Cooler and gusty; rain chances return to forecast tonight
Author: 0 March 4: Cooler and gusty; rain chances return to forecast tonight

Winds will start from the southwest in the morning at 16 miles per hour and by early afternoon will have decreased to 10 miles per hour and be from the west. - Mostly cloudy Monday , with a high near 73 and a 40 percent chance of precipitation. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. Thursday: Sunny with a high near 63.

National Missing Indianapolis woman Jacqueline Watts found dead on river sandbar
Author: 0 Missing Indianapolis woman Jacqueline Watts found dead on river sandbar

Watts is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and 110 pounds with blonde hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing black stretch trousers and a gray shirt. Police have not classified her death as a homicide, though they did say the circumstances surrounding her disappearance were "suspicious", WRTV reported .

National Court of Appeals Rules to Lift Federal Protections on Wyoming Wolves
Author: 0 Court of Appeals Rules to Lift Federal Protections on Wyoming Wolves

The lower federal court agreed, finding that Wyoming's promise to maintain populations was unenforceable and therefore inadequate. On Friday, The Washington DC Court of Appeals issued a ruling in favor of the U.S. In 2011, Wyoming officials had promised to maintain a population of at least 100 gray wolves and 10 breeding pairs during a delisting process that included review by the USFWS and independent wolf scientists.

Author: 0 Cape May County residents speak out against possible ICE partnership

DACA recipients must reapply every two years. Vargas is being processed as a "visa waiver overstay", Peterson said, meaning that she does not get a hearing before a judge because her parents overstayed their visas back when they entered the country-when Vargas was 7 years old.

Author: 0 Time to get tough with North Korea

He said that no apology had come and none appeared forthcoming, and that North Korean Embassy officials also failed to turn up for a meeting Saturday at the foreign ministry, so Malaysia made a decision to expel the ambassador. North Korea is trying to retrieve Kim's body, but has not acknowledged that the victim is Kim Jong Un's half brother, as Malaysian government officials have confirmed.

National 'Engage but beware': Boris Johnson to make visit to Russian Federation
Author: 0 'Engage but beware': Boris Johnson to make visit to Russian Federation

London stressed that the visit should not be interpreted as " a return to business as usual ", but said that engaging Russian Federation was in Britain's national interest. "He is not going in order to reset the relationship. This is not about cosying up, in fact quite the opposite". It will be the first time a British minister has been to Moscow for an official visit in more than five years and could signal a potential thaw in Anglo-Russian relations after years of antagonism.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Inquiry Into Trump Ties to Russian Federation

The Times also noted that this meeting came at just the time when the Obama administration was preparing to sanction Russian Federation for said interference. Speaking on a trip to an aircraft carrier in Virginia, he said he "wasn't aware" Mr Sessions had held two meetings a year ago with the Russian envoy to the US.

National John Ross runs 4.22 40-yard dash, breaks Chris Johnson's record
Author: 0 John Ross runs 4.22 40-yard dash, breaks Chris Johnson's record

Stay tuned to as we await confirmation of his official time. A potential first-round pick, the 5-foot-11, 190-pound Ross had 81 catches for 1,150 yards and 17 touchdowns last season. Do pro football players ever watch the NFL Combine? Adidas has four islands available, and the company picks the island to award, if there's a victor.

National Warm up in store for Denver through the weekend
Author: 0 Warm up in store for Denver through the weekend

Brier, a 2-year-old blue healer, just misses a flying disc thrown by his owner Josh Tallent in unseasonably warm temperatures at Washington Park Feb. 21, 2017. THURSDAY: Partly cloudy skies and cool temperatures return for Thursday afternoon, with a high temperature of 59 degrees. Fair skies with highs in the 60s are expected for Tuesday and Wednesday .

National Drugs, prostitutes cited in Biden divorce
Author: 0 Drugs, prostitutes cited in Biden divorce

Now the family of the former U.S. vice-president are managing another adjustment: Mr Biden's son Hunter has announced that he has begun a relationship with his older brother's widow. Hunter and Kathleen Biden have three daughters. "They have mine and Jill's full and complete support and we are happy for them". As we reported, Kathleen kicked Hunter out of the family house after she claims he repeated conduct that endangered their kids.

Author: 0 The president's changing stance on immigration

Sen. This apparent lack of interest in factual accuracy and specificity on details seemed to echo through other parts of Mr. Trump's speech - for example, in his glossing over precisely what "historic tax reform" his administration would introduce to enable US companies to be competitive the world over.

National What Would Repeal of Affordable Care Act Mean in NC?
Author: 0 What Would Repeal of Affordable Care Act Mean in NC?

Roush is a registered nurse as well as a licensed navigator with Patient Innovation Center. Our vision was that we would look more like a hotel with customer service that delivered five-star health care. Will you make sure that treatment for mental health and substance abuse disorders and prescription drugs will still be covered at the same level? Or more accurately, it's a price they're willing to have other people pay.

Author: 0 Republicans are secretly reviewing their new health care bill inside a basement

The proposal also still includes plans to eliminate Obamacare's taxes. "We're looking to get to a yes". Paul on Thursday said of the meeting: "We've been told it's, 'take it or leave it". "We're all going home having town halls with people putting up red cards in the back of the room yelling at us, so we need some answers". And there were many Republican amendments.

National Rand Paul goes on hunt for Obamacare bill in 'secure location'
Author: 0 Rand Paul goes on hunt for Obamacare bill in 'secure location'

It's exactly what Republicans campaigned on. "I have been told that the House Obamacare bill is under lock & key, in a secure location ", Paul tweeted . And if committees do hold markups next week, they may be doing so without estimates of the bill's budget impacts. After a month of education meetings and round-the-clock discussions with more than 150 members, House Republican leaders are still trying to work through disagreements with their fellow lawmakers over tax credits, the tax ...

National USA to separate migrant children from parents at border
Author: 0 USA to separate migrant children from parents at border

Currently, families contesting deportation or applying for asylum are generally released from detention quickly and allowed to remain in the USA until their cases are resolved. Immigrant rights advocates have argued that Central America's violent and impoverished conditions force mothers to immigrate to the United States and that they should be given asylum status.

National Vanity closing across the country
Author: 0 Vanity closing across the country

Prior to that, Vanity had a store on the Younkers wing. After almost 60 years, Fargo-based Vanity is closing its stores across the country. The retailers' website lists 137 stores around the country. "We take a lot of pride in our employees and they take a lot of pride in the Vanity brand", said Bennett. With the closure, the women's fashion chain will lay off between 1,200 and 1,400 employees.

National Thornberry Introduces Waters of the US Bill
Author: 0 Thornberry Introduces Waters of the US Bill

Also known as the Clean Water Act, the Obama-era rule was set in 2015, and was aimed at defining the EPA's jurisdiction when it came to "navigable waters", according to CNBC. Farm groups say it gives regulators almost unlimited power over virtually any wet spots, from ditches to farm ponds, leaving producers uncertain about what they can do without obtaining government permits and risking fines.

Author: 0 NWS rules some storm damage result of tornadoes

Strong and damaging wind gusts remain the main concern, although hail or perhaps an isolated tornado are also possible. Severe storm watches are likely across the region during the afternoon, Gerapetritis said. "In particular, there is an enhanced risk for thunderstorms capable of producing damaging straight-line winds this afternoon and evening across most of the forecast area".

Author: 0 Rand Paul Blasts GOP For Hiding New Healthcare Bill

The tax would come in for plans at and above the 90th percentile of current premiums. That idea is deeply unpopular with business groups and labor unions. I've spent months now watching Republican replacement plans evolve from white papers to legislative language. Yesterday, House Republicans did not let Republican Sen.

National College students protest speaker branded white nationalist
Author: 0 College students protest speaker branded white nationalist

Murray, who wrote "The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life" and " Coming Apart: The State of White America , 1960-2010", tweeted that the Middlebury College administration "was exemplary". "Our goal really was to get a conversation started, whether you believe in what Dr. Murray has to say or whether you vehemently disagree with him", he said.

Author: 0 Obama Staffers Raced To Preserve Russian Meddling Intel

The Times based its story on accounts from more than a half-dozen current and former officials, some of whom said they "were speaking to draw attention to the material and ensure proper investigation by Congress", the newspaper said. The directive follows a request last week by Senate Democrats to the White House and l. Ben CardinBen CardinObama officials worked to leave investigators a trail on Russian Federation: report GOP chairmen reject Senate Dems" request on Trump's tax returns Dem ...

National Chelsea Clinton and Kellyanne Conway Share a Surprising Warm Moment on Twitter
Author: 0 Chelsea Clinton and Kellyanne Conway Share a Surprising Warm Moment on Twitter

Asked at one point by O'Donnell if there was anything that would make her leave the White House, Conway says it would be her children. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), who earlier in the day had quipped that a "whole lot worse" had happened on the White House couch, alluding to former President Bill Clinton's sexual relationship with intern Monica Lewinsky in the 1990s.

National Pence says no one will 'fall through the cracks'
Author: 0 Pence says no one will 'fall through the cracks'

But Notre Dame professor Robert Schmuhl, who teaches journalism, politics and history, said in an email Thursday that "there's bound to be grumbling by those who might prefer the president as the speaker". He would provide no details on major questions surrounding the new ban, such as whether the administration will add additional countries or restrictions.

National Man fatally shoots wife, son in Orlando home, police say
Author: 0 Man fatally shoots wife, son in Orlando home, police say

The father, Hector Collazo, 57, allegedly told police that he killed his 57-year-old wife, Caryn, and his stepson, Zachary Humelsine, 25, after they attacked him with a knife in their Orlando home, according to a police report obtained by PEOPLE.

National Bomb threat forces evacuation at Brooklyn high school
Author: 0 Bomb threat forces evacuation at Brooklyn high school

Naples High School administration made the decision to immediately evacuate all students to the Coastland Center Mall parking lot and ultimately transported by bus to Gulfview Middle School. The caller to the school's main phone number claimed three explosive packages were on campus and could explode in one hour. On Tuesday, someone phoned in a bomb threat to Midwood High School on Bedford Ave., prompting a brief evacuation.

Author: 0 Iowa Death Penalty Bill Laid to Rest

It now moves to the House for consideration. "Some people want to go down the path of life at conception and having something get to court that can have a bigger decision". Since the bottle bill, which was supported at the time by then-legislator Terry Branstad among others, almost nine of every ten aluminum soda and beer cans are recycled in Iowa, along with the vast majority of glass and plastic drink containers.

National Mumps Cases At Barrington HS, 10 More Suspected In District 220
Author: 0 Mumps Cases At Barrington HS, 10 More Suspected In District 220

North Texas has been experiencing an increase in mumps cases over the past few months, said DCHHS, including unrelated outbreaks in neighboring counties. The student had received the MMR vaccines, which Dallmeyer called the best way to protect a child. They're all sitting in a class the whole day next to each other.

National Amber Alert Issued For Missing Infant
Author: 0 Amber Alert Issued For Missing Infant

Both Jeremy Dean Laymance , W/M, DOB 11/21/89 and Morgan Lynn Mosley, W/F DOB 1/21/93 were arrested today around noon by the White County Arkansas Sheriff's Office in connection with the Amber Alert issued last night for Jax Laymance . Judsonia officers were able to make contact with the suspects and detained them. The baby was taken to an ambulance due to the cold weather and will be turned over to Child Protective Services, the release said.

National MS-13 Gang Members Charged in Satanic Cult Killing
Author: 0 MS-13 Gang Members Charged in Satanic Cult Killing

Two alleged MS-13 gang members laughed and waved in court as they stood accused of kidnapping and torturing a teenage girl and killing a woman in a Satanic ritual after she insulted their demon god. According to her, Genesis questioned Alvarez-Flores about the shrine that represented the gang's satanic beliefs. "This victim stated the leader of the group, Diabolico, was offended at the outburst and immediately gave the offering of a lit cigarette to the satanic statue".

National Annapolis Police Investigating Bomb Threat At Jewish Day School
Author: 0 Annapolis Police Investigating Bomb Threat At Jewish Day School

He is expected to be arraigned in federal court later Friday. "We will continue to pursue those who peddle fear, making false claims about serious crimes", said New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill. The arrest was made by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the NYPD in the New York Metropolitan area, Goldenberg told JTA, adding that he had no further details at this time .

National Gigi Hadid covers the first issue of Middle East Vogue
Author: 0 Gigi Hadid covers the first issue of Middle East Vogue

So when Bella and The Weeknd publicly bumped into each other for the first time since that Victoria's Secret runway moment where she was all of us, we held our breath. The romance between Gomez and The Weeknd seems to be getting serious and according to a People source, Gomez couldn't be happier. He's so warm and amusing he will get along great with her family members.

Author: 0 Trump Today: President predicts 'tremendous success' after well-received speech

While the White House delivered notes prior to the speech stating the president's goal was to unify the country, those attempts mostly fell flat. Texas senator Ted Cruz praised Trump for paying tribute to those whose families had been killed by undocumented immigrants and heaped praise on his efforts to beef up enforcement on the southern border.

Author: 0 George W. Bush Explains His Sweet Friendship With Michelle Obama

I thought it was damned good!' he said, appearing on the comedian's show. "Let's put it this way, he's never given me a hug that way, " Bush joked to DeGeneres . He said that you can worship or not worship and still be equally American, regardless of how or who you worship. It seems Bush, who is now promoting his new book , Portraits of Courage: A Commander in Chief's Tribute to America's Warriors , .

Author: 0 Nebraska loses third game in a row by double digits

Minnesota did most of their damage in the paint in this game. They've improved a defense that has been the strength of the squad all season, amassing 80 points or more in their past four games, Thursday's total was aided by 56 percent shooting.

Author: 0 Lawyer: Detained immigrant to be deported without hearing

Her attorney, Abby Peterson, claims that it is unusual for someone with a pending immigration status to be detained . During the February 15 encounter, "ICE exercised discretion to not take her into custody due to her claim that she had DACA", Byrd said.

National Pence used private email while IN governor, was hacked
Author: 0 Pence used private email while IN governor, was hacked

After the scam was discovered, he set up an entirely new private email account, the official told CNN. An arguable concern, however, is that while Indiana Gov. While everyone was focused on the debates and Clinton's email debacle, Pence's legal team was fighting hard to keep the contents of his compromised account a secret.

Author: 0 Michigan State Basketball: Report card for loss to IL

Wisconsin (9-22) forged a 37-30 lead at halftime behind 10 points apiece from Cayla McMorris and Avyanna Young. Bridges finished with 21 points and 10 rebounds , Alvin Ellis scored 13 of his 15 points in the second half, and Nick Ward added 11 points for MSU.

National Where you can buy a Nintendo Switch on launch day?
Author: 0 Where you can buy a Nintendo Switch on launch day?

But one seldom-discussed area in which the Nintendo Switch excels is in getting kids not to eat the goddamn cartridges. Each cart can only be registered once, so if you borrow a friend's or buy it used and the reward has already been claimed, you're out of luck.

Author: 0 Bids to be sought for Trump's border wall

The agency said it will request bids on or around March 6 and that companies would have to submit "concept papers" to design and build prototypes by March 10, according to FedBizOpps.gov , a procurement website for federal contractors. Dozens of the interested companies say in their paperwork that they are owned by Hispanics. "If America has to have a wall, shouldn't it be attractive?" she said.