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National House votes to block Obama-era online privacy rule
Author: 0 House votes to block Obama-era online privacy rule

Schumer said that companies should not be allowed to sell personal information about individual identities to third parties unless they have the person's consent. And today , the House of Representatives confirmed that those rules are dead, voting 215-205 (with 15 Republicans joining the Democrats to vote against the repeal) to allow ISPs and other telecommunications companies to do whatever they want with your personal data.

Author: 0 First daughter Ivanka Trump gets West Wing office

She was at a White House meeting last week with German Chancellor Angela Merkel , and she met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last month. She has also reportedly weighed in on policy issues and established a low-key presence in the White House. The president himself tweeted that his daughter had been treated "unfairly" by Nordstrom, while presidential adviser Kellyanne Conway publicly endorsed Trump's products in an interview with Fox News.

Author: 0 Senate Democrats Plan to Filibuster Neil Gorsuch's Nomination

Alito Jr. was forced to clear the 60-vote procedural hurdle to break a filibuster. She said those issues have led her to conclude that "I can not trust that President Trump is acting in the best interest of our country or our democracy and that I can not support moving forward with his choice for the court".

National House GOP Leaders to Delay Vote on Healthcare Bill
Author: 0 House GOP Leaders to Delay Vote on Healthcare Bill

After a caucus meeting late Thursday, however, there were signs the stalemate was beginning to thaw. Over the weekend, the president tweeted a promise of achieving a "great healthcare plan" because Obamacare will "explode". Health care is exceedingly complicated. He has hit the campaign trail with full-fledged campaign rallies to try to generate support for the bill, but at his appearance this week in Louisville, Ky., Trump barely even touched on the subject.

National House Freedom Caucus Says No Deal on Health Care
Author: 0 House Freedom Caucus Says No Deal on Health Care

Mark Meadows told reporters Thursday night he remains a "no". A GOP aide confirmed that Mulvaney told lawmakers Trump is done negotiating and wants a vote on Friday. Unlike India, the US Congress does not have an anti-defection bill, as a result of which US lawmakers are free to exercise their right to vote on a bill as per their wish and not according to dictate of the party leadership.

Author: 0 "Obamacare Will Explode" The Healthcare Debacle Continues

Whether he would work to fix Obama's law was a big question. But he indicated the divisive issue will remain on the White House agenda. 'Obamacare had a ton of fits and starts, 'he said . Priebus described the two events as "coincidental", insisting that Trump was helping out a friend by plugging her show and no "preplanning" occurred.

Author: 0 Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

But pictures emerged on social media of Trump in golf clothes and apparently in a golf cart. After describing a visit to the "devastation" in flood-overcome Louisiana, Trump proclaimed that Obama "ought to get off the golf course and get down there".

National Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate
Author: 0 Maryland high school thrust into immigration debate

Both of the suspects then raped the victim inside the stall, authorities said . It is not yet clear who is representing the co-defendant, Montano. Literature was also handed out to parents highlighting that all people under 21 years old must be admitted to school under Maryland law, a Supreme Court decision prohibits schools from denying education based on immigration status, Montgomery County Public Schools does not require information on immigration status and school staff should ...

Author: 0 Sessions warns withholding federal funding for 'dangerous' sanctuary cities

Another important point Sessions made was the fact that his order is based upon the policies put in place by the Obama administration a year ago - policies it subsequently failed to follow through on. "Chicago was built on the back of immigrants and our future is hitched to the wagon of immigrants who come to the city", he said. The mayor continues to say taking away those funds for things like more police makes cities more unsafe.

Author: 0 Devices affected by United Kingdom govt electronics ban

The biggest impact will be felt by Emirates, which operates 119 weekly flights between Dubai and USA destinations including NY and Los Angeles. The US government's ban would apply to direct flights coming into US from 10 airports in Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Turkey, Morocco and Qatar.

Author: 0 Do you favor or oppose sanctuary cities?

They point to multiple studies that show immigrants commit crime at lower rates than native-born citizens. Sessions said the Justice Department would require cities seeking some of $4.1 billion available in grant money to verify that they are in compliance with a section of federal law that allows information sharing with immigration officials.

National Iowa's February unemployment rate drops to lowest level since 20
Author: 0 Iowa's February unemployment rate drops to lowest level since 20

Despite eight consecutive months of job growth, and a strong 2016 overall, the state's jobless rate has not dropped below 5% since 2006. Sectors losing jobs included state government, where employment was down by 3,100 jobs. In Ohio, the labor force participation rate was 62.6 percent for February, unchanged from a year earlier, the state reported Friday. Alabama's unemployment rate is down slightly as more workers find jobs.

National Lawmakers: Fired radio reporter didn't ID herself at meeting
Author: 0 Lawmakers: Fired radio reporter didn't ID herself at meeting

Jacqui Helbert was reporting on students from a Gay Straight Alliance who met with Republican lawmakers in Tennessee to oppose a controversial bathroom bill that is similar to one enforced in North Carolina. and calling for stronger safeguards for the station's editorial independence from its university licensee. While Bell said he doesn't take issue with the substance of the report, he was upset about the circumstances.

Author: 0 Top Senate Democrat opposes Supreme Court pick, vows filibuster

Schumer said if Gorsuch can not attract 60 votes, "the answer isn't to change the rules". She thinks Gorsuch's nomination presents a hard choice for senators. The panel was set on Thursday to hear from outside witnesses opposing or supporting Judge Gorsuch . Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah says he agrees Garland is a wonderful person and well qualified.

National Florida coach, Auburn player clash after softball game
Author: 0 Florida coach, Auburn player clash after softball game

She responded by turning around and pushing Walton in the back with her right hand saying, "You hit me". Fagan turned and pushed Walton back, and the two exchanged words. "The team sort of divided and Walton felt like it was in his best interest to get rid of those three", Fagan explained. After Florida lost 2-1 to Florida Gulf Coast on Friday, Walton said the three players were "suspended indefinitely until the end of the season".

National Planned Parenthood Braces for Funding Threats Despite Health Bill's Failure
Author: 0 Planned Parenthood Braces for Funding Threats Despite Health Bill's Failure

Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita News Alerts delivered right to your inbox. "In California alone 850,000 people a year rely on planned parenthood for care", she said. The group is the No. 1 abortion provider in the USA but also offers extensive birth control and health-screening services. "You can't go for your basic cancer screenings, your well-woman visits and your birth control".

National Child dies after shooting that left mother dead, 4 wounded
Author: 0 Child dies after shooting that left mother dead, 4 wounded

The officer settled them down, but sometime later an officer was called to the home in the Orlando suburb of Sanford, where the argument had flared up again. "Our hearts go out to the families of these young and innocent children". A woman's been killed and five have been injured in a shooting in Florida.

National Ivanka Trump to attend women's economic summit in Berlin
Author: 0 Ivanka Trump to attend women's economic summit in Berlin

The left party received 12.9 percent of all votes, while Germany's newcomer Alternative for Germany (AfD) received 6.2 percent of the votes. A survey by pollster Emnid for weekly newspaper Bild am Sonntag earlier showed that support for the SPD had risen slightly from a week ago and the centre-left party was tied with Merkel's conservative bloc on 33 percent nationally.

Author: 0 Media has 'glossed over' Comey details

Monday's extraordinary House Intelligence Committee hearing confirmed for Americans something that's real and something that's not. It does not have enough information to determine whether persons allied with Trump colluded with the Russians during the 2016 campaign.

National New York EMT killed when man runs over her with ambulance
Author: 0 New York EMT killed when man runs over her with ambulance

Gonzalez was also arrested on charges of grand larceny and driving while impaired by drugs. He is expected to be in court on Friday. Authorities say the EMT had stopped her ambulance in the Bronx at around 7 p.m. Then as he drove forward Arroyo slipped beneath the wheel of the ambulance and was killed. Nigro said the victim is the eighth member of New York's emergency medical services ever to die in the line of duty; of those, she is the third woman.

National Airlines must implement UK laptop ban by Saturday
Author: 0 Airlines must implement UK laptop ban by Saturday

The decision appears to have been somewhat coordinated, although the U.K and the USA bans have significant differences. Necessary medical devices are excluded. Security sources told the Daily Telegraph the ban is based on the same intelligence received by the US. With the order affecting flights from predominantly Muslim nations, the ban may invite comparisons to Trump's orders barring travel from several Muslim-majority-nations, which have been blocked by courts.

Author: 0 Power down for Earth Hour Saturday evening

Earth Hour is the world's largest movement for the environment, organised by the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). On Saturday, South African's switched off their lights for one hour to participate in a global awareness campaign, Earth Hour.

National Oklahoma company recalls 466 tons of breaded chicken product
Author: 0 Oklahoma company recalls 466 tons of breaded chicken product

The affected ready-to-eat (RTE) food items were reportedly produced from December 19, 2016 to March 7, 2017 and then were subsequently shipped to retailers across the United States. The chicken products with establishment No. P-7092 in the USDA mark of inspection might be tainted. There have been no reports of any illness or adverse effects due to the consumption of the affected products.

National Maple weekend off to good start
Author: 0 Maple weekend off to good start

Daniels and his wife Janelle are the owners and operators of Brandon Maple Syrup and Daniels Maple Products, the largest distributor of CDL USA maple syrup products. Susan Biggs Warner, historical interpreter for the district, said the event started out as Gary Wilford giving demonstrations on how Native Americans made maple syrup.

Author: 0 'Beauty and the Beast' dances off with top box-office spot

Disney has been obsessed when it comes to remaking its successful films. What is also wonderful is that you can see the actors having a good time on-screen; it's not everyday they get to act AND sing AND dance. A little more depth to both Belle and the Beast. Watson as Belle was flawless. So, the question isn't whether the movie is good or not, I mean really people , these films are called "Classics" for a reason.

National DeVos says her 'heart aches' for alleged rape victim
Author: 0 DeVos says her 'heart aches' for alleged rape victim

Literacy is the foundation of learning, and it's the starting point on the pathway to the American dream. She says everyone has a responsibility to ensure that every student has access to a safe and nurturing learning environment. After Hogan and DeVos finished reading the book and conversing with the students for a few minutes, DeVos quietly exited the building from a side entrance and departed.

Author: 0 Storms could spawn tornadoes across parts of Midwest, South

Given the overall weather set up and the expectation of a solid line of storms, damaging winds gusts of 60 miles per hour or higher are the primary threat . This line is then expected to reach central Arkansas this evening and sweep through the remainder of the state Friday night. Tornadoes can't be ruled out, according to the weather service, but the highest risk will be in Mississippi.

National No sign of missing Tennessee teen, teacher in Corpus Christi
Author: 0 No sign of missing Tennessee teen, teacher in Corpus Christi

Authorities believe Elizabeth is with her 50-year-old health teacher, Tad Cummins, as security footage shows him getting gas before picking the teenager up from the restaurant in his silver Nissan Rogue. "She may not realize that she's a victim, but she is certainly a victim", TBI spokesman Josh DeVine said Monday. Whatley told HLN on Monday: "Our focus is absolutely on getting Elizabeth back".

Author: 0 March Madness: Notre Dame in Buffalo for St. Patrick's Day

The Irish survived an impassioned Princeton comeback over the final 8 minutes of the game, as a 52-45 Notre Dame lead was slowly chipped down to 1 as the Tigers made play after play while their opponents made mistake after mistake. "It feels good knowing I have support", he said. Notre Dame is the 23rd best squad by that criteria. The Princeton Tigers gave them everything they could hands on Thursday.

National Full stadium rocks as Federer beats del Potro in Miami Open
Author: 0 Full stadium rocks as Federer beats del Potro in Miami Open

Next up for the Fed-Express is Bautista-Agut, someone to whom he's yet to lose in five tries. In women's play, No. 6-seeded Garbine Muguruza rallied past No. Wozniacki still has not dropped a set in the tournament, and will face fourth-seeded Dominika Cibulkova or Lucie Safarova in the quarterfinals. So, at the Miami Open match of Roger Federer vs Juan Martin Del Potro there was no exception.

Author: 0 Senate panel to meet on Supreme Court nominee, delay likely

The arguments both parties use to justify their position are based on some historical malfeasance of the other party. "The Democrats can't get over that the election is over", said Ryder. However, that suggestion was never acted upon, and a full Senate hearing was given to the outgoing president's nominee. All of this suggests the era of reflexive partisan gridlock is not over.

National Severe Weather Awareness Week: Thunderstorms
Author: 0 Severe Weather Awareness Week: Thunderstorms

Tornado warnings and Severe Thunderstorm warnings were issued in advance of the storms. According to the National Weather Service, at 2:11 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located 7 miles south of Whitesville, Kentucky, moving northeast at 30 mph.

National Weather: Rain expected Tuesday
Author: 0 Weather: Rain expected Tuesday

North winds will gust up to 24 miles per hour, the weather service says. Low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent. Rain returns for the Friday forecast. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. Chance of precipitation is 50 percent.

National Trump can re-boot presidency: Push for religious liberty
Author: 0 Trump can re-boot presidency: Push for religious liberty

Before the bill was pulled, many members of the conservative bloc indicated they wouldn't vote for it. Ryan (R-Wis.) remains without a signature accomplishment as speaker, and the defeat undermines Trump's image as a skilled dealmaker willing to strike compromises to push his agenda forward.

National White House looks to move on past health care bill
Author: 0 White House looks to move on past health care bill

Trump said on Friday after the failure of that legislation that he would turn his attention to getting "big tax cuts" through Congress. Rep. Toe Poe explained on Monday why he resigned from the House Freedom Caucus, a group of hardline conservative lawmakers who helped block President Donald Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan's healthcare bill.

Author: 0 Three dead after Broken Arrow-area homeowner's son reportedly shoots intruders

They were aged 16, 17 and 18. The homeowner was also home, but officials say he was not involved in the shooting. They forced their way into the home in a back sliding glass door, he said. "There was a short exchange of words, then gunfire happened", Mahoney told reporters. Two of the teens were shot dead in the kitchen of the home, while another collapsed on the driveway.

National 15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub
Author: 0 15 people shot, 1 killed at Cincinnati nightclub

They say there is no evidence the shooting is terrorism related . He said 15 others were injured, with some already treated and released from hospitals. Ohio Gov. John Kasich says on Twitter that he was "saddened to learn about last night's shooting" and that he was offering the state's assistance.

National Things to Know About the Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting
Author: 0 Things to Know About the Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate said authorities have not identified a suspect but are investigating what led to the " chaotic crime scene ". Franz said the victims, some of whom have life-threatening injuries, were transported or transported themselves to five area hospitals. More than one gunman was involved and they all remained at large as of Monday afternoon, although the number of shooters was not immediately announced.

National Borges: Owner Mark Davis takes big gamble moving Raiders to Las Vegas
Author: 0 Borges: Owner Mark Davis takes big gamble moving Raiders to Las Vegas

Davis was passed over a year ago when the owners approved the Rams' relocation and the Chargers exercised their option to join them. That it's become so routine is a testament to the 15 months it's been in the NFL . In the meantime, they will play the 2017 season in Oakland and Davis said he hoped the team would play there as well in 2018 and 2019. The first issue facing the Raiders: How will they deal with being a three-year lame duck? "I wouldn't use the term lame duck", Davis said.

National Authorities searching for suspect in northern Arizona park
Author: 0 Authorities searching for suspect in northern Arizona park

The auto then failed to yield and a male passenger appeared to be thrown from the vehicle, police said. He was arrested without incident, YCSO said. Officials say Freeman is armed and unsafe. He is described as 6 foot tall, 170 pounds, hazel eyes and brown hair. He may be wearing a denim shirt and denim trousers.

National GOP seeks to mend, not end, Obamacare
Author: 0 GOP seeks to mend, not end, Obamacare

Prices for insurance plans offered on the public insurance exchanges set up by the health care law have soared in many markets, and choices for customers have dwindled. But axing essential benefits could bring back the pre-ACA days when insurers avoided expensive patients by excluding services they needed, says Gary Claxton, a vice president at the Kaiser Family Foundation who analyzes health care markets.

National ACLU: ICE arrests Portland 'dreamer' without warrant
Author: 0 ACLU: ICE arrests Portland 'dreamer' without warrant

However, the agency has quickly adjusted to the anti-immigrant stance of the Trump administration and is now using tactics such as warrantless raids, "collateral" sweeps of suspected unauthorized residents and ruses such as pretending to be local law enforcement for the objective of tricking residents into opening their doors to ICE personnel.

National Nightclub shooting in Cincinnati leaves 1 dead, at least 14 wounded
Author: 0 Nightclub shooting in Cincinnati leaves 1 dead, at least 14 wounded

Authorities are now searching for more than one shooter in this incident. "People were just going to have a good time and ended up being shot", Cranley said, adding, "That is totally unacceptable". John Kasich had ruled out terrorism on an appearance on CNN's State of the Union on Sunday morning. Cameo's Facebook page, which later was taken down, said it caters to college students on Friday nights, when anyone over 18 is allowed in, while Saturdays are " grown and sexy night" for ...

National One Killed And 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting
Author: 0 One Killed And 15 Injured in Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting

Mauricio Thompson said a "mini brawl" broke out inside. Other injured people were taken to or drove themselves to other hospitals. "It was just insane", an eyewitness tells WCPO . "We have 14 people that have been injured from gunfire, one of which is deceased". At least one other victim was said to be in critical condition . Some have been released with minor injuries.

Author: 0 Gonzaga or North Carolina: Which is the real Final Four favorite?

Gonzaga advanced to the Final Four following a dominant performance over Xavier on Saturday evening. Former USF coach Phil Mathews was at SAP to watch his son, Jordan Mathews, the graduate transfer from Cal. The Jayhawks lost to OR, 74-60 and it felt worse. Kansas, playing a quasi home game 40 miles from campus, looked tentative all game. Frank Martin's team has improved its offense in the NCAA tournament and came through down the stretch in the East Regional final against Florida.

Author: 0 Senate panel to again take up appointed schools chief bill

The amended bill would allow the governor to begin appointing the position of "secretary of education" in 2025 instead of 2021 as passed by the House and originally defeated in the Senate. "I believe this is the right time to take the Department of Education and position of superintendent out of partisan politics", said House Speaker Brian Bosma.