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National Gay Veterans: We've Been Denied Spot In St. Patrick's Parade
Author: 0 Gay Veterans: We've Been Denied Spot In St. Patrick's Parade

Patrick's day parade, following decades of protests and boycotts. They've marched in both of the last two South Boston St. Patrick's Day parades, and expected to do so again this year. "Anyone who values what our city stands for should do the same", Walsh said in a statement. When the judge gave the green light, parade organizers responded with a parade that began with black limousines in front with signs protesting the decision, followed after a distance by the regular St.

National Arrest made in stabbing death of Nashville nurse
Author: 0 Arrest made in stabbing death of Nashville nurse

Thomas West Hospital. Metro police previously said an apparent stranger randomly broke into Ferguson's condo in the early morning hours of February 28 and fatally stabbed the 22-year-old. "Ms. Ferguson was a beloved member of the community, was somebody who served others and her passing and her murder was something that truly shook this community and this area".

Author: 0 Encryption is hindering FBI's crime-fighting efforts: Comey

Comey's assurances that such data gathering was always "reviewable in court" was little comfort, given the increased federal reliance on secret surveillance courts, who exist exclusively to rubber stamp secret orders allowing broad surveillance operations that would otherwise be illegal.

National Rutgers Out-Efforts Ohio State in Historic Program Victory
Author: 0 Rutgers Out-Efforts Ohio State in Historic Program Victory

This defeat ends another disappointing season in Columbus for a No. 11 Buckeye squad that will miss the Big Dance for a second season in a row. While on the topic of the bench, Rutgers bench outscored the Buckeyes bench by 24 points. The two sides would trade leads back and forth in the second half, but paced by a whopping 22 second chance points, the Scarlet Knights got just enough breathing room to hold off Ohio State, even though they went through long draughts without scoring themselves.

National Wisconsin Supreme Court Affirms Right to Carry a Firearm for Self-Defense
Author: 0 Wisconsin Supreme Court Affirms Right to Carry a Firearm for Self-Defense

Wisconsin Carry, a gun rights group, challenged Madison's Metro Transit in 2014 after it prohibited a passenger with a concealed-carry license from bringing a gun on a bus. The Wisconsin Supreme Court saw it differently and handed down a "nearly 50-page opinion " written by Justice Daniel Kelly. Michael May, city attorney for Madison, told The Daily Cardinal the ruling left him concerned for the safety of Madison Metro passengers.

National Deadly collision: 16 accidents at Miss. train crossing over 4 decades
Author: 0 Deadly collision: 16 accidents at Miss. train crossing over 4 decades

Biloxi's police chief, John Miller, said: "It's a awful tragedy and I know there's a lot of families that are going to be impacted". "It's a bad, chaotic scene", he said. Thirty-five people have been transported to hospitals, Biloxi Fire Chief Joe Boney said. But Vincent Creel, a spokesman for the city of Biloxi, later said after consulting with the coroner's office that four were killed.

National IAEA's Role in Nuclear Safety Underlined
Author: 0 IAEA's Role in Nuclear Safety Underlined

Bush of being too soft on Tehran .ElBaradei was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with the IAEA in 2005, two years after the US -led invasion of Iraq. State Department commented on the content of last week's meetings, which were Amano's first with senior members of the Trump administration. After the board meeting in Vienna, Amano told reporters that the IAEA "will assist countries in strengthening nuclear safety and security".

National Warming Thursday, storm chance and weekend snow
Author: 0 Warming Thursday, storm chance and weekend snow

Clouds increase Saturday and highs are cold in the lower and middle 30s. Highs will only be in the 40s on Friday and 30s this weekend. This Afternoon: Mostly Sunny and Mild. Those rain showers will quickly transition to light, steady snow that will last from just after midnight through around 9am Friday morning. SATURDAY NIGHT: Snow showers will continue for Saturday night, with overnight low temperatures around 22 degrees.

National Damage Assessments Begin In Reno County Grassfire Areas
Author: 0 Damage Assessments Begin In Reno County Grassfire Areas

Fires are still burning in some areas, and because of the dry conditions and high winds, almost all the state remains under a red flag warning. Firefighters worked hotspots overnight and identified areas to work today. Clark County was especially damaged in the wildfires, said Catherine Horner, spokeswoman of the Kansas Division of Emergency Management. The shelter at the Kansas State Fairgrounds remains open.

Author: 0 Could Barack Obama Sue Donald Trump For Libel?

It would be truly fitting if President Trump somehow managed to Tweet himself into an impeachment. Just nine of the 161 released by Obama at the time of the report were confirmed of reengaging, or about 6 percent. Not all of the 122 former detainees are still on the run. Fox did not break down when those detainees were released and under which administration.

National Melania Trump's approval up by double digits since inauguration
Author: 0 Melania Trump's approval up by double digits since inauguration

Before the presidential inauguration, 23 percent of Americans had no opinion about the first lady, compared to 12 percent now, according to the poll. At present, around 52 percent of Americans have favourable opinions of Melania, an increase from lukewarm pre-inauguration polling of just 36 percent.

National House Intel Panel Will Investigate Trump's Evidence-Free Wiretapping Claims
Author: 0 House Intel Panel Will Investigate Trump's Evidence-Free Wiretapping Claims

FBI Director James Comey and Admiral Mike Rogers, director of the National Security Agency, are among the witnesses to be called for the hearing, Nunes told reporters. "But we don't have anything today that would send us in that direction, but that's not to say that we might not find something". The committee has the power to subpoena officials to testify, but Nunes did not indicate that the committee plans to do so and said he hoped they would come freely.

National ID to premiere
Author: 0 ID to premiere "Casey Anthony: An American Murder Mystery"

In a statement to People from their attorney on Tuesday, Cindy and George Anthony said their daughter forced them to return to a tragic time in their lives from which they had tried to "move forward". "My dad was a cop, you can read into that what you want to". Since the infamous trial, Casey Anthony has moved forward by pursuing a career in investigative work with her roommate, Patrick McKenna, the lead investigator on her defense team.

National Thieves Steal 100000 Diapers From Charitable Organization
Author: 0 Thieves Steal 100000 Diapers From Charitable Organization

The diapers stolen from the Fox Cities Diaper Bank were for babies from low-income families. Fox Crossing Police Lt. Scott Blashka said it appears the items were stolen in order to earn the men some cash. United Way Fox Cities, which operates the diaper bank, was in the process of moving the diaper bank to VPI's Kensington Drive facility when the thefts took place, according to Peter Kelly, president and chief executive officer of United Way Fox Cities.

National Wildfires Lead To Evactuations In Northwest Oklahoma
Author: 0 Wildfires Lead To Evactuations In Northwest Oklahoma

Gov. Mary Fallin issued an executive order to declare a state of emergency for 22 counties due to ongoing wildfires and critical fire weather conditions. Kinast told KWCH he was never told to evacuate and had no idea the fire was just yards away from his doorstep. The panhandle fires began yesterday afternoon and have burned an estimated 40,000 to 65,000 acres, one fatality and multiple injuries have been reported, and multiple communities have been evacuated.

National Cummings, Trump find common ground on need for drug pricing reforms
Author: 0 Cummings, Trump find common ground on need for drug pricing reforms

The meeting is seen by some political observers as a rare opportunity to discuss an issue of mutual concern between Trump's Republican administration and adversaries in Congress. Cummings responded at the time in a statement saying: "I have no idea why President Trump would make up a story about me like he did today". Trump, the release from Cummings' office noted, pledged in December to bring down drug prices, which have skyrocketed in recent years.

National President Trump poised to kill 'blacklisting rule'
Author: 0 President Trump poised to kill 'blacklisting rule'

But business groups argued that the rule would increase compliance costs for companies and punish all contractors for the actions of a few. The Associated General Contractors of America and the Associated Builders and Contractors led the legal charge against the measure, saying the rule violated their members' First Amendment rights by requiring them to disclose compliance information.

National Mayor Eric Garcetti, LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz re-elected
Author: 0 Mayor Eric Garcetti, LA City Councilmember Paul Koretz re-elected

In the voting for the city's ballot measures, the fiercely contested proposal known as Measure S, meant to restrict larger real estate projects, was losing 63 percent to 37 percent with about 90,000 votes counted. Garcetti, who was elected four years ago on a back-to-basics slogan, has touted job growth, helped secure funds for rail lines meant to help unclog freeways and championed a $1 billion program to get control of a homeless crisis.

National Power outages in La Crosse area continue as high winds prevail
Author: 0 Power outages in La Crosse area continue as high winds prevail

Indiana Michigan Power is reporting about 9,000 customers early this afternoon without electricity, most in an area north of Paw Paw. Power outages for Consumers Energy customers can be tracked at www.consumersenergy.com/outagemap . A fire started after high winds downed power lines in St. Clair County's Kimball Township, prompting nearby homes to be evacuated, The Times Herald of Port Huron reported.

National Trump Demands Investigation, Ex-Spy Chief Denies Wiretapping
Author: 0 Trump Demands Investigation, Ex-Spy Chief Denies Wiretapping

DOJ spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores declined to comment Sunday, and an Federal Bureau of Investigation spokesman also did not comment. "It didn't happen. Sessions had been slated to attend the event but canceled after the revelations about his meetings with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak . But it is highly unusual for the director of the nation's intelligence service to challenge a sitting president in this way and - since attorney general Jeff Sessions recused himself from the ...

Author: 0 FBI Director Comey backs out of SXSW interview

But Comey told a cyber security conference in Boston that he has no plans to step down, three years into his 10-year term at the helm of the powerful law enforcement agency. Last weekend, President Trump alleged in a tweet that the Obama administration tapped the phones at Trump Towers during the campaign, but offered no evidence.

National Fireworks erupt between Franken and Grassley over Sessions at Senate hearing
Author: 0 Fireworks erupt between Franken and Grassley over Sessions at Senate hearing

In January, Franken asked Sessions during his confirmation hearing for attorney general about communications between Trump associates and Russian officials. I asked him what he would do as attorney general if it was true that members of the campaign had met with Russians! And he just answered in a completely different question and said, I haven't talked with the Russians, and that answer was false.

National Hillary Clinton: I've done my share of 'soul-searching' since election
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton: I've done my share of 'soul-searching' since election

The award honors Clinton for her life-long commitment to advocating on behalf of girls and women. If we are serious about building a better, stronger and fairer America, we need to be serious about supporting and nurturing our girls. 'There are still too few women in the upper reaches of the private sector, academia, science, technology and, not to mention, politics and government.

National Randolph resident indicted with Paterson mayor
Author: 0 Randolph resident indicted with Paterson mayor

The six-count indictment against Torres, Joseph Mania, Imad Mowaswes and Timothy Hanlon includes charges of conspiracy, official misconduct, pattern of official misconduct, theft, tampering with public records and falsifying or tampering with records.

National Kawhi Leonard, Kemba Walker Named Players Of The Week
Author: 0 Kawhi Leonard, Kemba Walker Named Players Of The Week

But in an ironic development, the media had to wait to speak to Leonard after the game - because Leonard had been selected for a random drug test . With San Antonio down 108-07, after trailing by as many as 16 points earlier in the night, Leonard calmly curled around a high screen and buried the go-ahead three-pointer over Houston's Nene .

National Statue of Liberty mysteriously goes dark except for crown, torch
Author: 0 Statue of Liberty mysteriously goes dark except for crown, torch

The outage sparked conversation on social media that perhaps it was done deliberately for Wednesday's "A Day Without Women" protest of inequality. There was a temporary lighting outage at the Statue of Liberty on Tuesday night. "Some lights on the Statue were temporarily off tonight", a spokesman for the Statue of Liberty National Monument tweeted. The official cause of the unplanned outage will be determined when crews return to the Island Wednesday morning, Willis added.

National 'Fearless Girl' Is Now Staring Down Wall Street's Iconic Charging Bull
Author: 0 'Fearless Girl' Is Now Staring Down Wall Street's Iconic Charging Bull

A woman poses next the statue in NY on March 7. "We believe boards have an important role to play in increasing gender diversity and believe our guidance can help directors take action now". "The idea of having a female sort of stand against the bull, or stand up to the bull, just struck us as a very clever, but also creative and engaging way to make that statement ", Lori Heinel, the firm's deputy global chief investment officer, told Business Insider .

National Zags and Saint Mary's meet in WCC title game on KPUG
Author: 0 Zags and Saint Mary's meet in WCC title game on KPUG

The Broncos, who lost to Gonzaga by 31 and 35 points during the regular season, played their second consecutive game without second-leading scorer K.J. The Gaels didn't go away quietly, controlling the pace of proceedings and reducing the deficit all the way down to 5 points at the 10-minute mark-completely changing the atmosphere inside the arena.

National US Marine Corps To Investigate Distribution Of Nude Photos Of Women
Author: 0 US Marine Corps To Investigate Distribution Of Nude Photos Of Women

Though the Marines now have the smallest population of women serving, it also has the highest rate of sexual assaults reported. The cloud storage folder has been removed at the request of the military, the official said. "It appears that some Marines may have forgotten these fundamental truths and instead have acted selfishly and unprofessionally through their actions on social media", he said.

National Sunny skies today, chance of snow Monday and Tuesday
Author: 0 Sunny skies today, chance of snow Monday and Tuesday

TIMING.Winds spreading northward late Tuesday morning, with peak winds from about noon to 4 pm. Chance of precipitation is 70 percent. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. and Riverside County about 2 p.m. Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 55. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent. Partly sunny, with a high near 54.

Author: 0 Health secretary says healthcare bill is 'work in progress'

The Medicaid expansion set forth by Obamacare would continue under the plan until 2020. "We also believe a gradual transition is needed to ensure states have the time to successfully implement these new changes". One problem the GOP is facing is that an increasing number of voters don't want to end Obamacare - in some cases because they are only now realizing what it is.

National USA man stalks Indian families in park, accuses them of stealing jobs
Author: 0 USA man stalks Indian families in park, accuses them of stealing jobs

Officials here said Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar, who was in the U.S. last week, would soon meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, to brief them on his discussions with representatives of the new administration, particularly on the recent attacks on Indians.

Author: 0 International Women's Day: protests, activism and a strike

The organizers behind January's successful Women's March are honoring International Women's Day this Wednesday, March 8 by asking women around the world to take the day off from paid and unpaid labor. What is a woman can't take off work? The protest is meant to show that society can't function without the many forms of women's labor. The theme of this year's International Women's Day is #BeBoldForChange , with a particular focus on expanding opportunities for women to move ...

National Trump surprises group on first White House tour since inauguration
Author: 0 Trump surprises group on first White House tour since inauguration

So far, Trump is estimated to have spent roughly a quarter of his time as president at the 110,000sq ft estate he calls the "Winter White House", with foreign dignitaries such as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe among his visitors. "So I don't think it's Trump vs. Obama, I think it's really the Deep State vs. the president, the duly elected president". One of the parents in a later morning tour group apart from the students actually saw the president in a surprise appearance.

Author: 0 President wishes all women on International Women's Day

Will you be participating in a National Day Without Women? Today the world is marking International Women's Day - 'a time to reflect on progress made, to call for change and to celebrate acts of courage and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in the history of their countries and communities.' The theme for this year, as put by the United Nations is 'Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030, with the hash-tag, 'Be Bold For Change, ' asking ...

National College Basketball Miami Hurricanes vs Syracuse Orange Start Time, Betting Odds
Author: 0 College Basketball Miami Hurricanes vs Syracuse Orange Start Time, Betting Odds

It's all good when you end another Duke-Carolina game with more points. A win would not only have made our win over Notre dame look better, it would have caused Louisville to potentially slip past us for a spot in Indy. However, teams like North Carolina can solidify their spot as a No. 1 seed while a team such as the Syracuse Orange can eliminate any doubt about their candidacy as a tournament team.

National Smoke from Texas panhandle fire blanketing Artesia area
Author: 0 Smoke from Texas panhandle fire blanketing Artesia area

Three people died Monday while working on a ranch in Texas. Authorities say Oklahoma woman has fatal heart attack fighting blaze, raising four-state wildfire death toll to six. The Dumas Complex Fire near the city of Amarillo, Texas , is 75 percent contained, leaving an estimated 25,000 acres burning as of 11:58 a.m. CST Tuesday.

National House of Lords defeats Brexit Bill for the second time
Author: 0 House of Lords defeats Brexit Bill for the second time

Brexit Minister George Bridges told the Lords that while the government has already promised them a vote on the eventual Brexit deal, enshrining that promise in the Brexit bill "could create a lucrative field day for lawyers" and hamper the United Kingdom.

National Coca-Cola HBC AG (CDI) (LON:CCH) Analyst Target Prices
Author: 0 Coca-Cola HBC AG (CDI) (LON:CCH) Analyst Target Prices

The Coca-Cola makes up approximately 1.7% of FUKOKU MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE Co's investment portfolio, making the stock its 18th largest position. Barclays has been covering shares of KO, so it is most recent view is worth a look. Brokerage firms on the average advocate the company shares as Hold. The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, April 3rd.

National At Least 2 Tornadoes Touch Down In Missouri
Author: 0 At Least 2 Tornadoes Touch Down In Missouri

Scarborough said he is aware of 12 people who were treated for injuries, three of whom were transported to the hospital. He says none of the injuries appeared to be life-threatening. The fire chief told KMBC-TV about 10 to 15 people suffered minor injuries. Severe damage was reported in several areas around Kansas City, including Olathe , Richmond and Oak Grove.

National Washington Attorney General Says Trump
Author: 0 Washington Attorney General Says Trump "Capitulated" on Travel Ban

As was expected, President Trump signed a new executive order this morning that tweaked his old travel ban into a new, supposedly less chaotic form. "Those original concerns about intent of the executive order, the original executive order, I'm still concerned about that", Ferguson said at the press conference.

National Drastic EPA budget cuts threaten Great Lakes cleanup efforts
Author: 0 Drastic EPA budget cuts threaten Great Lakes cleanup efforts

So they use the money in two ways: "first, to collect and analyze water samples to figure out what's in it; and then second, to notify the public if the water is unsafe for swimming", she says. U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, who represents much of the Lake Erie shoreline in Congress, sits on the House Appropriations Committee where funding decisions are made.

Author: 0 Sen. Feinstein Worries 'The Justice Department Could Become Politicized'

The diametric opposite on immigration to Obama's attorney generals Eric Holder and Loretta Lynch, Sessions will advise Trump to penalize sanctuary cities that harbor criminal aliens, secure the border, enforce immigration laws in the interior, eliminate visa fraud, and develop a more efficient plan to properly vet a slower influx of incoming refugees.

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