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Author: 0 Storm Kills Mom, Daughter In Louisiana; State Put On 'High Alert'

Strong storms could still produce tornadoes in the area from southeastern Louisiana into central and southern MS overnight, before moving further east early Monday, CNN Meteorologist Michael Guy said. "After dark, the threat shifts eastward", John Hart, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Oklahoma, said by phone.

Author: 0 Storm kills 2 in Louisiana; state put on 'high alert'

The system brought unconfirmed tornadoes to the state as well as heavy thunderstorms, large hail and flash flooding. BREAUX BRIDGE, La. (AP ) - Powerful storms that killed two in Louisiana took aim at Alabama and other parts of the Southeast on Monday , bringing strong winds and heavy rains to the region.

Author: 0 Carbon monoxide at hotel pool suspected in MI death

A police officer and three other children were also released. The Niles Police Department identified the deceased as 13-year-old Bryan Douglas Watts of Niles. Wise told reporters a non-toxic level of carbon monoxide is about 50 parts per million. NewsCenter 16 has a crew working to gather more information.

Author: 0 Trump's closest aides hail from ranks of financial elite

On Friday night, the Trump administration released to the public the financial disclosure forms of 180 White House staffers. The president's daughter, who was just given an unpaid, informal advisory role in the White House, and son-in-law, a powerful senior adviser to Trump, are worth more than $740 million, thanks to their real estate and investment empire.

Author: 0 How South Carolina won its first national championship

It was one of two opportunities that I saw women play when I was younger - national championship games and Olympics. 'That's my biggest thing when I play, when I compete, is how can I make my impact. Mississippi State won its first 20 games this season, before SC rallied in the second half at home on January 23 to win 64-61. Mississippi State got within four points several times in the fourth quarter but SC was able to hold off any run.

Author: 0 Weather agency confirms tornado in Louisiana

The greatest tornado risk is centered over southern Alabama, the National Weather Service's Storm Prediction Center in Oklahoma said. Gov. John Bel Edwards also urged residents who live in mobile homes to seek shelter with a friend or family member and sleep elsewhere tonight.

Author: 0 US ambassador says 'no love' in dealings with Russia

Haley appeared on ABC's "This Week" and told host Martha Raddatz that she and Trump have the same message for Moscow but the media is reporting it differently. The White House is also trying to quell a firestorm over its behind-the-scenes role in helping the Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee, Rep.

National Flynn failed to disclose income from Russian entities: White House
Author: 0 Flynn failed to disclose income from Russian entities: White House

At this stage though, accusations of hypocrisy are likely the least of Flynn's concerns as he has requested immunity to testify before congressional intelligence committees. "On March 4th, the president - as you all know - raised serious questions about surveillance practices by the Obama administration, including whether or not the president-elect or the transition team members were being improperly monitored for political purposes under the Obama administration", Spicer said.

National Rep. Devin Nunes Cancels Intelligence Committee Hearings Amid Calls to Step Down
Author: 0 Rep. Devin Nunes Cancels Intelligence Committee Hearings Amid Calls to Step Down

O'Neill disputed the DOJ's recommendation as "incorrect", citing the department's "historical approach to congressional testimony of current and former senior officials". "How and when exactly did the White House encourage [Yates] to testify?" The Justice Department responded to O'Neil saying that the question of what privileged conversations Yates could discuss was ultimately up to the White House.

Author: 0 I Got a Tattoo Because Mississippi State Beat UConn

William , who had 41 points in the overtime win in the regional final, then hit her pull-up over Williams to end it. Schaefer said trying to slow her down will be key for the Bulldogs. Yet with time expiring she drove unstoppably through the heart of a U-Conn. team with than no fewer three All-Americans, to loft the winning shot. "We beat UConn, but we haven't got the ring, cut down the nets just yet".

Author: 0 North Carolina dials back transgender 'bathroom bill,' hopes business returns

Pat McCrory, "North Carolina and its commercial real-estate industry has suffered millions in lost revenue from taxes, leases and fees, as dozens of economic-development prospects have passed over our state because of this law". North Carolina's HB 2, the only statewide law of its kind, required transgender people to use the bathrooms, changing rooms and showers in state-run buildings that correspond to the sex on their birth certificate rather than their gender identity.

Author: 0 Freedom Caucus, White House feud not dissipating

White House officials were willing to help reduce insurance premiums by dropping the so-called essential health benefits that require insurance companies to cover the following: trips to an emergency room, prenatal and postnatal care, mental health and substance abuse services, prescription drugs, lab tests, preventive health screenings and vaccines, pediatric services, physical and occupational therapy, inpatient hospital care and outpatient care.

National Senate panel to vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee
Author: 0 Senate panel to vote on Trump's Supreme Court nominee

Gorsuch to be the 113 justice of the United States Supreme Court, starting with Monday's vote in the Judiciary Committee which I chair. This political cash is often referred to as "dark money". Gorsuch has such solid credentials that the American Bar Association unanimously rated him "well qualified" to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court - its highest rating.

Author: 0 Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in White House

The couple's assets combined are valued at over $700 million, according to the documents. As far as the Trump administration is concerned, Americans should be grateful that so many wealthy people are willing to give up their precious time to work for the government.

National LGBTQ climate activists hold dance protest outside Ivanka Trump's home
Author: 0 LGBTQ climate activists hold dance protest outside Ivanka Trump's home

Scores of LGBTQ activists staged a protest in front of President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka's Washington DC home on Saturday against the latest executive order on "Energy Independence Policy". Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, reportedly worked to keep LGBTQ protections passed by the Obama administration. At the protest, demonstrators held up signs urging Ivanka Trump to "get natural" and pushing the administration to "protect our common home", according to The Daily Mail .

National Authorities: Missing teen spotted with teacher in Oklahoma
Author: 0 Authorities: Missing teen spotted with teacher in Oklahoma

Jill Cummins has previously publicly pleaded with her husband to turn himself and bring the girl home safely. The pair has been missing since March 13. Cummins was placed on the TBI's Top 10 Most Wanted List. "We have, through the Federal Bureau of Investigation, also shared with law enforcement in Mexico and Central America, relevant information about the case as well", said Josh DeVine, the TBI's spokesman.

Author: 0 Gritty New Jersey a source of wealth for Trump's son-in-law

The White House on Friday released documents that show the wealth and assets of numerous senior administration officials, including President Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner, chief strategist Stephen Bannon and counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway.

National Happiest country on earth is Norway, UN report says
Author: 0 Happiest country on earth is Norway, UN report says

THE Annual World Happiness Report is out, and Trinidad and Tobago is happier than it was past year, according to those questioned. The top five on the list were occupied, and no surprises there, by Nordic countries, with Norway occupying the top position followed by Denmark, Iceland , Switzerland and Finland.

National Court case highlights federal immigration detainer requests
Author: 0 Court case highlights federal immigration detainer requests

Twenty-four did not. Daughters of Romulo Avelica-Gonzalez, who was arrested by ICE after dropping his daughter at school, attend a rally in Los Angeles. Public legal defenders say OCA's figures on ICE sightings do not accurately reflect the magnitude of the problem. However, the legislation maintains that an illegal immigrant would be detained if the individual had a criminal past.

National Republicans May Vote On Health Care Next Week
Author: 0 Republicans May Vote On Health Care Next Week

Brat said that could be done "in short order". Niederhauser said he hopes the Republican-controlled U.S. House and Trump will continue working on Obamacare repeal and replacement. MOLINA: I don't think the Affordable Care Act or the marketplace is collapsing, but I do think there are things that need to be done now to stabilize the marketplace for 2018.

Author: 0 Storms take aim at Alabama after killing 2 in Louisiana

Martin Sheriff's Office said on its Facebook page. According to the Weather Channel , it is possible that a tornado touched down in the area and that more severe weather could be on the way for parts of Louisiana and Texas. Local officials report that two people have died from Sunday's storms. The roof was completely removed. A Texas state trooper reported seeing a suspected tornado touch down early Sunday morning near Center Point, Texas, about 55 miles (90 kilometers) northwest of San ...

National New US education chief DeVos visiting Fort Bragg school
Author: 0 New US education chief DeVos visiting Fort Bragg school

Unfortunately, such is often not the case, and all too often charter school outcomes are actually inferior to those of traditional public schools. But so what? Why not treat education and transportation as comparable service commodities? Couple this with the provisions of Section 7 (2) of the act, which provides that an independent school "can limit enrollment to specific grade levels or areas of focus of the school, such as mathematics, science or the arts", and you could have charter schools ...

Author: 0 Strong Storms Possible Friday

Storms may be "strong to severe" and bring strong wind and hail, says the National Weather Service. "She was only 3 years old but was the smartest girl in the world". Straight line winds could reach upward of 80 miles per hour (130 kph) winds. Additional storms - capable of producing 40-mph winds - could pop up on Friday , according to the service.

Author: 0 100% committed to Paris climate deal, says China after Donald Trump snubs

The executive order is aimed at increasing coal production and consumption in the U.S., besides other fossil fuel resources such as shale oil and gas. The bill, created to limit carbon emissions, was one of former President Obama's signature achievements on the environment, though it has been blamed by some for job losses in the coal industry.

Author: 0 Time to work together on health care

Don't let idiots and fools on social media convince you that the fight for health care is over because it is not! Since the ACA's coverage expansions were implemented in 2014, consumers' reported access to care, cost concerns, and coverage satisfaction improved.

National Third Senate Democrat Announces Support For Gorsuch
Author: 0 Third Senate Democrat Announces Support For Gorsuch

Until today, only two Democrats - Sens. Tester said he based his decision on the judge's past cases, noting that he found troubling Gorsuch's record on privacy and that he believes Gorsuch places corporations over people. On Sunday, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., became the third Democrat to announce support for Gorsuch. "I have said consistently that part of my job is to carefully review, debate, and vote on judicial nominations, including nominees to the Supreme Court".

National Texting While Driving May Have Caused TX Truck/Van Crash
Author: 0 Texting While Driving May Have Caused TX Truck/Van Crash

Authorities have identified the driver of the pickup truck as 20-year-old Jack Dillon Young , according to media reports. Young remains in hospital following the crash. The National Transportation Safety Board provided an update to their investigation on Friday in Uvalde. The First Baptist Church of New Braunfels said its members were returning from a three-day retreat at the Alto Frio Baptist Encampment in Leakey, about 9 miles from the crash site.

Author: 0 Tornado kills 2 in Louisiana as state put on 'high alert'

The governor also urged people to stay off the roads. The governor said powerful straight-line winds destroyed the mobile home. The system brought unconfirmed tornadoes to the state as well as heavy thunderstorms, large hail and flash flooding.

National Texting truck driver crashes into minibus, 13 dead, truck driver alive
Author: 0 Texting truck driver crashes into minibus, 13 dead, truck driver alive

On Friday, calls to local county sheriff's offices reveal that a witness, Jody Kuchler, reported seeing the truck that crashed into the church bus driving erratically. Uvalde County deputies were dispatched on the call, he said, but as the truck approached Real County territory, he called authorities there and was told, "That's not Real County".

Author: 0 Sean Spicer Commands Veteran Reporter April Ryan to 'Stop Shaking Your Head'

Ryan was a lot less substantive and a lot more obnoxious in asking Spicer about how he intends to fix what she called Trump's "image" problem. "She is an idiot with no real sources", Spicer told Breitbart News in an email . Ryan was referring to a Saturday tweet from Politico's Tara Palmeri that said President Donald Trump is considering removing White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus.

National Quiet Sunday...Severe Weather Threat Monday
Author: 0 Quiet Sunday...Severe Weather Threat Monday

The threat for severe weather also exists with all modes possible including hail, strong wind, isolated tornadoes, and flash flooding, so be on the lookout for changing weather conditions throughout the day Monday . Gusty northwest winds at the surface from 10 to 25 miles per hour will be likely along with decreasing clouds and highs in the upper 60s near 70. Lows tonight will be in the mid 40s.

National Democratic senators split over support for Gorsuch
Author: 0 Democratic senators split over support for Gorsuch

Republicans control the Senate 52-48. Democrats, when they controlled the Senate, changed the rules and used the option to overcome Republican objections to federal judges below the Supreme Court level. Tester said the 2018 election did not influence his decision, and that he was bothered by the amount of special interest money that poured into Montana seeking to do so.

National EU's Brexit negotiating stance revealed by European Council President Donald Tusk
Author: 0 EU's Brexit negotiating stance revealed by European Council President Donald Tusk

First of all I would like to thank Prime Minister Muscat for his hospitality and the extraordinary job already done by the Maltese presidency. "Today my task is to propose draft negotiation guidelines to 27 leaders - to the 27, because from Wednesday after triggering Article 50, the United Kingdom is now on other side oft the negotiating table".

National Chicago police arrest boy, 14, in sex assault shown live
Author: 0 Chicago police arrest boy, 14, in sex assault shown live

After one of the previous attacks - when a mentally disabled man was tormented and tortured by a group of people - the company said it does not allow people "to celebrate or glorify crimes" on its network. The family was victimized further by a multitude of what CPD calls social media bullying after the attack streamed and circulated. The 14-year-old boy, who is scheduled to appear in juvenile court on Monday, faces felony aggravated criminal sexual assault, manufacturing child pornography and ...

Author: 0 Meanwhile, Jared and Ivanka Continue to Line Their Pockets

According to financial disclosures made public on Friday, the USA president's top 27 aides had assets worth at least $2.3 billion when they joined the government. "These are incredibly successful individuals, very high net worth, very sophisticated, complex asset structures, numerous sub-LLCs [limited liability companies], trusts and other items, all of which have to be worked through", the White House official said , adding that every staff member had a "sit-down" about their assets.

National Talk of progress in N.Y. budget negotiations but few signs
Author: 0 Talk of progress in N.Y. budget negotiations but few signs

Mr. Cuomo sharply criticized the plan and questioned its constitutionality. This is because state government is not required to pay the full cost of the entitlement program, instead raising revenue from county taxpayers to subsidize additional Medicaid spending.

Author: 0 Gonzaga outlasts SC in Final Four thriller

Gonzaga's Nigel Williams-Goss (5) drives around South Carolina's Sindarius Thornwell (0) during the first half in the semifinals of the Final Four NCAA college basketball tournament, Saturday, April 1, 2017 , in Glendale, Ariz . Samuelson's sister, UConn's Katie Lou Samuelson, broke her foot in the national semifinal past year and missed the Huskies' title game victory. "To be playing the last game of the year, that's insane cool", Gonzaga coach Mark Few said.

Author: 0 Filibuster Promised as Gorsuch Wraps Up in Committee

Senate. "I hope that we can get 60 votes and not change 200 plus years of history", said Graham. "I have serious concerns about Judge Gorsuch's rigid and restrictive judicial philosophy, manifest in a number of opinions he has written on the 10th Circuit", Casey said.

Author: 0 North Carolina lawmakers reach deal to repeal controversial transgender bathroom law

The 2017 NBA All-Star Game, which was held in February, was moved from Charlotte, North Carolina, to New Orleans. While the National Basketball Association has yet to comment on the state's decision, NCAA President Mark Emmert told reporters Thursday that the organization's board will now vote on whether to reconsider North Carolina.

Author: 0 Donnelly supports Gorsuch nomination to Supreme Court

Pat Roberts, R-Kan., a senior lawmaker. "It's highly, highly unlikely that he'll get to 60", Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on NBC's " Meet the Press ". Cruz and Flake's predictions assume that the next Supreme Court vacancy will be caused by the departure of aging liberal justices, like Ruth Bader Ginsburg or Steven Breyer or by Justice Anthony M.

National Senate kills rule meant to protect family planning funds
Author: 0 Senate kills rule meant to protect family planning funds

Senator Johnny Isakson, Republican of Georgia, who returned after two back surgeries, was cleared by his doctors to travel for one day only to help pass the measure, but it took the final vote of Pence to break the 50-50 tie, the New York Times report said .

Author: 0 Texas, Louisiana brace for possible flooding and tornadoes

Heavy rainfall could also lead to flash flooding, the weather service said. According to Weather.com, "threat of severe thunderstorms" will be in affect across eastern Texas to the MS valley, where "supercells" will also be present, which is characterized by an upward swell of winds.

National Viewership For Final Four Games Increase by 44%
Author: 0 Viewership For Final Four Games Increase by 44%

He may never take a shot, make a pass or dive for a ball at the professional level. From his 36th-row seat at the massive University of Phoenix Stadium, Thompson hung on every play, every whistle. ESPN's Joe Lunardi went back and forth with some Twitter users who said that Gonzaga had an easy path to the championship game. Prediction: Gonzaga 73, North Carolina 70.

Author: 0 12 people poisoned by carbon monoxide, 1 dead

The child died en route to the hospital, while the other children were expected to make a full recovery, a spokesperson for the Lakeland Health Hospital in Niles told NBC News . Choice Hotels, which owns the Quality Inn & Suites hotel chain, has released a statement saying it is "working closely with local officials to manage the situation".

Author: 0 McConnell: We're Going to Confirm Judge Gorsuch This Week

McConnell said Sunday that Gorsuch "deserves to be confirmed" and "will ultimately be confirmed". "The way in which that occurs is in the hands of the Democratic minority", McConnell explained. But his yearning for the days of bipartisanship ring hollow. Two Democratic senators have said they would support Gorsuch's nomination, giving the Republicans 54 votes.