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National Daylight Saving Time: Clocks 'Spring Forward' One Hour Tonight
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Another study suggests that sleep deprivation on the Monday after the start of daylight saving time results in an increase in fatal vehicle accidents. Over 70 countries around the world participate in daylight saving. It's time to change time again. Along with that cheery news, Bloomberg News shared research from when IN finally adopted Daylight Saving Time that it led to more energy usage by people IN that state, not less.

National Daylight Saving Time 2017: Set those clocks ahead this weekend
Author: 0 Daylight Saving Time 2017: Set those clocks ahead this weekend

Daylight saving time begins early Sunday morning, March 12-meaning Sunday will measure just 23 hours instead of the full 24 hours. We'll go back to Standard Time on Sunday, Nov. Another study suggests that sleep deprivation on the Monday after the start of daylight saving time results in an increase in fatal vehicle accidents.

National Daylight Saving Time Costs Money And Frustration
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This Daylight Saving Time will last until Sunday, Nov. 5, when we finally get that beloved hour back! According to Wikipedia, proponents of Daylight Savings Time generally argue that it saves energy, promotes outdoor leisure activity in the evening (in summer).

National Daylight Saving 2017: 3 Tips For Changing Your Clock
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Regardless of the possible changes, daylight saving time is happening this weekend, and we'll get an extra hour of sunlight while anxiously awaiting the start of spring. DST in Europe: During World War I, in an effort to conserve fuel, Germany became the first country to introduce Daylight Saving Time when clocks were turned ahead 1 hour on April 30, 1916.

National Trump Travel Order Requests Data on Honor Killings; Critics Unhappy
Author: 0 Trump Travel Order Requests Data on Honor Killings; Critics Unhappy

The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals refused to reinstate the order. The new ban goes into effect March 16th and bars new visas for people from six predominantly Muslim countries and temporarily shuts down the US refugee program. The new order on immigration bars citizens of six Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States. Critics say the new order boils down to a scaled-back version of the original " Muslim ban " that prompted widespread protests and legal actions in ...

National No. 2 Villanova beats Seton Hall in Big East semifinals
Author: 0 No. 2 Villanova beats Seton Hall in Big East semifinals

Jalen Brunson (31 Min, 13 Points, 6-12 FGs, 0-2 3PFG, 1-2 FTs, 1 Rebound, 2 Assists, 3 Turnovers, 1 Steal, 88 ORtg) After his wonderful "no miss" shooting performance against the Hall in the last meeting, Brunson was his own tough act to follow.

National Time marches on, with a little bit more skip this weekend
Author: 0 Time marches on, with a little bit more skip this weekend

To many a minor annoyance or a bit of relief, Daylight Saving Time reminds us of the sun's daily effect on our lives and tells us spring is on its way. The shift may mean that you're now driving home in brighter conditions, so make sure you have a pair of sunglasses in the auto, and watch for more bike riders, motorcyclists and pedestrians on the road as the weather improves.

National Snow chances, sub-zero wind chills all in NH's forecast
Author: 0 Snow chances, sub-zero wind chills all in NH's forecast

COLD WEEKEND OUTLOOK: Cold air makes a return to the region for yet another weekend. Wind chills will remain below freezing right on through this afternoon despite the sunshine. We're forecasting highs in the lower and middle 20s with a gusty wind. And we're not yet out of the time of year where the extra cold air also delivers snow risks.

National Man Attacked By Bikers During San Francisco Sideshow Was Driving For Uber
Author: 0 Man Attacked By Bikers During San Francisco Sideshow Was Driving For Uber

Police say the driver suffered non-life threatening injuries. "Their usual MO is to be out there riding on these dirt bikes, never any plates on the motorcycle, so it's very tough to identify who they are", said Williams. The search is on for serval bikers who were caught on camera in a violent highway attack. That's why he chose to record the incident in the hopes that it would help authorities identify, arrest and prosecute the suspects.

National USA states challenge Trump's revised travel ban in court
Author: 0 USA states challenge Trump's revised travel ban in court

According to Politico , U.S. District Court Judge William Conley issued a temporary restraining order at the request of plaintiff "John Doe" after concluding he had "presented some likelihood of success on the merits and that he is at great risk of suffering irreparable harm " if the order were denied.

Author: 0 Notre Dame Beats Florida State, 77-73

Now the Irish and Seminoles will square off with the victor getting the opportunity to not only play either Duke or North Carolina on Saturday but a chance to capture the ACC Tournament title. Angola-Rodas brought Florida State back with his long-range shooting. The Seminoles got as close as five points on two occasions midway through the second half and cut it to 73-68 in the final minute.

Author: 0 "Your're Fired!" Wall Street "Sheriff" Preet Bharara told to quit

In a statement forwarded to India-West, Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores said: "As was the case in prior transitions, numerous United States Attorneys nominated by the previous administration already have left the Department of Justice".

National Get ready to spring forward for daylight saving time
Author: 0 Get ready to spring forward for daylight saving time

Some sleep experts argue that if we're going to have Daylight Saving Time , we should keep it year-round. But for folks who are late to bed and early to rise on a consistent basis, the shift in hours will throw off your circadian rhythm, better known as your "internal clock ".

National AG Sessions asks remaining 46 United States attorneys to resign
Author: 0 AG Sessions asks remaining 46 United States attorneys to resign

Bharara's office is now probing top New York Democrats in investigations linked to both governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill DeBlasio . Daly was traveling and could not be reached. CT U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal, a sharp critic of Trump and Sessions, complained that Daly and her 45 colleagues were being fired. The federal prosecutors are nominated by the president, generally upon the recommendation of a home-state senator.

National Trump Tells Planned Parenthood To Stop Abortions
Author: 0 Trump Tells Planned Parenthood To Stop Abortions

These statements are disingenuous at best-and lies at worst. And the organization remains popular, according to polling data: A January 2017 Quinnipiac survey showed that 62 percent of 1,190 voters nationwide opposed cutting off funding for Planned Parenthood, while 31 percent supported cutting off funding.

National White House Officially Declares Jobs Numbers 'Very Real'
Author: 0 White House Officially Declares Jobs Numbers 'Very Real'

Aside from his restrained laughter, Spicer's comment was akin to telling Black Lives Matter protestors that "all lives matter". And that's why the whole room erupted in laughter when Spicer told reporters that the jobs report "may have been phony in the past, but it's very real now".

National Trump was unaware about Flynn's lobbying: White House
Author: 0 Trump was unaware about Flynn's lobbying: White House

Cummings said Flynn's work for Turkey and a speech Flynn gave in Russian Federation could violate Trump for America's code of ethics if Flynn was advising Trump on policy related to those two nations. The president's spokesman said an attorney for Flynn contacted an attorney for Trump's transition team to ask whether the national security adviser-designate was obligated to report his activities involving Turkey to the appropriate USA authorities.

National New US solar installations almost doubled in 2016
Author: 0 New US solar installations almost doubled in 2016

The graph above shows how solar's annual installations have been climbing, year after year. Following a statewide blackout in September 2016, citizens in South Australia are embracing the solar market like never before. The new report comes on the heels of news that more than 200,000 people now work in the US solar industry. Because so many large utility projects came on in the year, 2016 is an outlier that won't be beaten until 2020 at the earliest.

National Muhammad Ali Jr. detained by immigration at airport for second time
Author: 0 Muhammad Ali Jr. detained by immigration at airport for second time

Ali Jr. told the Sun-Sentinel in a phone interview that he was red-flagged while attempting to board a JetBlue flight headed to Fort Lauderdale, Florida. were detained and questioned at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport on February 7. Ali Jr's spokesman Chris Mancini told TMZ that the he was asked twice if he's Muslim, and also where he got his name.

National Winter Weather Advisory issued for Schuylkill
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Calm wind becoming south 5 to 8 miles per hour in the afternoon. But it really doesn't matter how much falls on your lawn Friday morning. Remember: A Winter Weather Advisory serves as a "heads up" to an impending minor snow event. In far southeast New England, heavier snow is possible, including Cape Cod, Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket Island. The high Saturday will be in the 30s, but the wind will make it feel like the 20s and still feel like freezing temperatures Sunday.

National Police shoot man chasing kids at California sports complex
Author: 0 Police shoot man chasing kids at California sports complex

Angela Hernandez said on Friday that her 29-year-old son had problems but sounded fine when she spoke with him on Thursday, hours before the incident occurred. The Orange County Sheriff's Department said their homicide detectives would be conducting an investigation into the shooting. Two officers were involved in the shooting, which occurred in front of a crowd of about 200 where children as young as 10 were practicing different sports, the Orange County Register reported.

National Nude photo scandal spreads to all branches of military
Author: 0 Nude photo scandal spreads to all branches of military

Marine Marisa Woytek, who is now on active duty, and veteran Marine Erika Butner, are two of the at least four victims who have come forward after a report Saturday revealed a Facebook group called Marines United filled with more than 30,000 Marines, sailors and veterans were sharing clothed and naked pictures of female Marines.

National Draymond Green scores 13 points, eight rebounds against Boston
Author: 0 Draymond Green scores 13 points, eight rebounds against Boston

I'm having a hard time backing the Warriors with the way they've been playing, as Curry forgot how to shoot and the lack fo depth is showing due to the Kevin Durant injury. "I'm just glad we got the win tonight". "Teams know we can kill them from 3". It was cute. And he just made a good shot. But while Thompson and Green sat out, the Celtics scored seven straight points to stretch their lead from four points to 11.

National Sikh man shooting in US: Kent police terms incident a hate crime
Author: 0 Sikh man shooting in US: Kent police terms incident a hate crime

Deep Rai, 39, told police he was working on his vehicle in the driveway of a Kent home at about 8 p.m. Friday when a 6-foot-tall, stocky white man approached wearing a mask on the lower half of his face. Rai told police a man he didn't know came up to him Friday night as he worked on his auto in his driveway. An Indian official first identified the victim as Deep Rai, a US citizen from India, in a tweet Saturday.

National AG Sessions open to using outside counsel to probe Obama DOJ
Author: 0 AG Sessions open to using outside counsel to probe Obama DOJ

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not ruling out an independent investigation of the Department of Justice under the Obama administration. He's been in the news recently since the Washington Post reported he met with Sergey Kislyak, Russian ambassador to the US, twice during Trump's campaign.

Author: 0 Daylight Saving: When does time change?

To reduce your chance of experiencing a stroke , help your body adjust to the time change. Coupled with the fact that it stays light later in the evening, I somewhat struggle with the time change. Benjamin Franklin ("early to bed and early to rise") endorsed time change to save money on candles, and troops in World War I followed suit to save on coal.

National Thursday forecast: Sunny and windy, high near 69
Author: 0 Thursday forecast: Sunny and windy, high near 69

Northwest winds 10 to 15 miles per hour. Monday: A 20 percent chance of showers. New snow accumulation of less than a half inch possible. Mostly sunny skies are predicted for Thursday , with a high near 50. Cloudy, with a high near 27. Monday night , a chance of snow. Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 45. Sunday - Mostly sunny, with a high near 32.

National Wolverines to Host No. 11 Penn State in Final Regular-Season Weekend
Author: 0 Wolverines to Host No. 11 Penn State in Final Regular-Season Weekend

Three players are scoring at least 10.4 points per game for Michigan State , they are: Miles Bridges (16.6), Ward (13.6) and Eron Harris (10.4). Only once in those final six games did Nebraska shoot better than 40 percent from the field, and that came in the 93-57 loss to MI when the Huskers shot 41 percent overall and 28 percent in the second half.

National FBI Director Re-Enters the Encryption Debate
Author: 0 FBI Director Re-Enters the Encryption Debate

Speaking at a cybersecurity conference on Wednesday, Comey said encryption is hindering his agency's crime-fighting efforts, disclosing that his agents couldn't crack 1,200 of the 2,800 devices they had the legal authority to open between September and November 2016 "with any technique".

National Utah Lawmakers Pass US's Toughest DUI Limit At 0.05 Percent
Author: 0 Utah Lawmakers Pass US's Toughest DUI Limit At 0.05 Percent

Across the country, the blood-alcohol content limit for most drivers is 0.08, but limits vary among states for commercial drivers or drivers who have had a past DUI conviction. The measure will be put in front of Utah's Republican Gov. Gary Herbert, whose spokeswoman said the governor is "supportive" of the step, the Salt Lake Tribune reported .

National Hillary Clinton opens up about setbacks and optimism for the future
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton opens up about setbacks and optimism for the future

Hillary Clinton spent part of her International Women's Day (March 8) accepting an award from the non-profit Girls Inc . After months of rehearsal in which the actors painstakingly matched words, speech patterns, and gestures to those of the candidates, researchers got a chance to record the audience's reaction to Her Opponent during two sold-out shows in New York City.

National Planned Parenthood president on GOP health care plan
Author: 0 Planned Parenthood president on GOP health care plan

But that's not true . Cecile Richards , president of Planned Parenthood , says, "It's important to understand that Planned Parenthood works like every hospital, every health care provider in this country". This is a harmful, discriminatory policy that should be eliminated , and pro-choice champions in Congress have introduced a bill to do just that. Planned Parenthood's 21 clinics in the state provide birth control, cancer screening, and testing and treatment for sexually ...

National Go Figure: Women's Strike Actually Hurt Working-Class Women
Author: 0 Go Figure: Women's Strike Actually Hurt Working-Class Women

We strike for them. Join us for a #DayWithoutAWoman . While the Women's Marches drew worldwide attention, "A Day Without A Woman" will likely be more obvious on a local level. House Chamber at noon Wednesday. Women are urged to wear the color red. Red also has a history with the labor movement. Seeing others participating will help lift spirits and keep up momentum.

National Michigan State Basketball: 3 things we learned vs. Penn State
Author: 0 Michigan State Basketball: 3 things we learned vs. Penn State

Michigan State arrived in Washington , D.C., for the Big Ten tourney meaning business after an inconsistent regular season. A 3-pointer by junior guard Evan Taylor helped cut the lead to 38-37 early in the second half, but then both teams went cold offensively and went more than three minutes of play without scoring a single point.

National Georgia escapes Tennessee 59-57 in SEC; Kentucky is next
Author: 0 Georgia escapes Tennessee 59-57 in SEC; Kentucky is next

The Bulldogs improve to 19-13 on the season and advance to face Kentucky at 1 PM ET on Friday. The Volunteers were then only able to score one point on free-throw the rest of the way. The Vols were unable to maintain the momentum of a competitive first half which saw them grab a late lead and carry it into the break 27-26. The second half was similar to the first with a handful of ties and lead changes throughout.

National JCPenney at the Coastal Grand Mall to close
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J.C. Penney announced last month that it would vacate 130 to 140 stores "over the next few months" as the retailer struggles with growing competition from online retailers. Sears and Macy's also have both announced plans to close stores but have yet to identify any in New Hampshire. An anchor department store at The Maine Mall in South Portland could be closing its doors soon, according to a new report.

National A DC Restaurant Is Suing Trump Over Unfair Competition
Author: 0 A DC Restaurant Is Suing Trump Over Unfair Competition

In 2013, the federal General Services Administration leased the historic building to the Trump Organization, which opened the hotel in the fall of 2016. Pitts said the couple's political leanings are "irrelevant". Pitts and Gross said their lawsuit does not address whether Trump is violating the U.S.

National Tennessee officials: 2nd confirmation of avian flu
Author: 0 Tennessee officials: 2nd confirmation of avian flu

DE poultry farmers are on alert after a recent outbreak of bird flu devastated a Tennessee farm. It said officials did not believe birds at the site sickened chickens infected with highly pathogenic flu in Lincoln County last week, or vice versa.

National Green Bay bishop says meat is allowed on St. Patrick's Day
Author: 0 Green Bay bishop says meat is allowed on St. Patrick's Day

Patrick's Day falls on a Friday. So, enjoy the holiday in good conscience Chicago Catholics! Catholic Diocese of Green Bay Bishop David Ricken has issued a dispensation allowing those in the diocese to eat meat next Friday. Bishop John Quinn of the Winona Diocese urged that those who take advantage of the dispensation perform an alternative act of penance or charity that day.

National Local Business Closes for 'Day Without a Woman'
Author: 0 Local Business Closes for 'Day Without a Woman'

This is particularly troubling considering the fact that women make up the majority of teachers from the elementary to secondary level. Our needs and desires differ significantly from those of men. What's a women-centric news site to do on a day calling for a massive strike called "A Day Without A Woman?". Abstaining from housework and child care? "We stand with you".

National Chicago woman kills boyfriend by forcing him to drink bleach
Author: 0 Chicago woman kills boyfriend by forcing him to drink bleach

Police were called about 3 a.m. Monday to the 6500 block of South Bishop, where Ellis was found outside, according to Chicago Police and the Cook County medical examiner's office. Ellis reportedly worked as a welder and had graduated from Kennedy-King College. Relatives told the Chicago Tribune that he has a five-year-old son.

National Scholarship fund to be named in honor of murdered Delphi teen
Author: 0 Scholarship fund to be named in honor of murdered Delphi teen

They had vanished the day before while hiking. Mike Patty , accompanied by his wife, discussed the search to find the killer of his granddaughter, Liberty German . "They stuck together", Patty said. Go with your initial instinct.Let law enforcement run that information and make that determination. "Neither one of them left each others' side".

National Supreme Court declines to decide transgender case
Author: 0 Supreme Court declines to decide transgender case

Erika Leonard, the mother of a transgender son, says the U.S. Supreme Court had an opportunity this week in a closely watched bathroom-access case to make a historic decision "promoting cultures of safety and respect in schools". In his lawsuit, Grimm v. Gloucester , a three-judge panel of the 4th Circuit voted 2-1 on April 19 that Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 - which prohibits discrimination based on sex by federally funded educational institutions - also prohibits ...

National Sandy Springs Man Accused Of Human Trafficking
Author: 0 Sandy Springs Man Accused Of Human Trafficking

When they got to the 6,806-square-foot home, officers found eight women and assisted them in leaving the residence, Worsham said. It was not immediately clear if he had an attorney who could comment on the charges. Four were referred to victim services and the other four are with friends or family, WGCL reports. Kenndric Roberts, 33, was arrested Tuesday morning around 8 a.m.at his home in Sandy Springs, north of Atlanta.

Author: 0 Spring Budget: UK to Pocket $5.7 Billion from Self-Employed

It added that the incentives for companies to claim that people who work for them were self employed, rather than employees, were huge. Under the measure, class 4 contributions, which are paid by those with profits of £8,060 or more a year, will rise by 1% to 10% in 2018, with a further 1% increase in 2019.