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National Misogyny 'played role' in election loss: Clinton
Author: 0 Misogyny 'played role' in election loss: Clinton

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says there are four reasons why she lost the 2016 election to President Donald Trump. She stated contributing factors like Russian interference in the election, the release of embarrassing WikiLeaks documents, FBI Director James B.

National Alabama governor vows to stay in office despite scandal
Author: 0 Alabama governor vows to stay in office despite scandal

The temporary restraining order will prevent the committee from proceeding with the hearings, but a spokesperson for the committee confirmed Friday night the committee will still meet as scheduled Monday to discuss Friday's events. He said the report is about 100 pages long with 3,000 pages of exhibits. "There's no doubt I have let you down". I need you. I want you. It says the Bentleys brought with them to Montgomery a love for one another and a bond forged by their decades of marriage ...

National Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to US Supreme Court
Author: 0 Senate Confirms Neil Gorsuch to US Supreme Court

Gorsuch, who was USA president Donald Trump's 49-year-old pick, will fill the long-vacant ninth position of Antonin Scalia, who died last February. Johnny Isakson, still on the mend from two back surgeries, was absent for the vote . McConnell refused to hold a hearing for Obama nominee, Chief Judge Merrick Garland, for almost a year - an action that continues to galvanize Democrats.

Author: 0 Baltimore Police Overhaul Is Approved Over Trump Objections

Still, Sessions says his Justice Department remains ready to work with Baltimore leaders to fight crime and improve policing. Hundreds of Baltimore residents are expected to show up to offer commentary, critiques and recommendations regarding a proposed agreement to overhaul the city's troubled police force.

National Robert Bentley, Alabama Gov., May Face Jail Time in Ethics Investigation
Author: 0 Robert Bentley, Alabama Gov., May Face Jail Time in Ethics Investigation

The Ethics Commission's ruling may be the last straw for Bentely's political career, said Steve Flowers, a former Alabama state legislator and political analyst who literally wrote the book on scandalous governors in the state. The governor, who by law can not seek re-election, previous year also reported lending his campaign $50,000 as he emptied his campaign account to pay legal bills.

Author: 0 City egg hunt Saturday

Students with the Builders Club and the Key Club distribute the eggs the morning of the Easter Egg hunt. Asbury United Methodist Church, 1341 Grandview Road, Altoona, will hold an Easter egg hunt at the church pavilion at 2 p.m. on 5 Mount Laurel Avenue. The hunters will be separated according to age and needs. With so many eggs slated to be hidden, many may wonder what the organizers put into the eggs as goodies for the kids.

National Daines and Tester divided on Gorsuch confirmation
Author: 0 Daines and Tester divided on Gorsuch confirmation

Gorsuch will be sworn in on Monday in two different ceremonies, one at the court and one at the White House. Next week, the court takes up a religious freedom case and in the coming weeks will decide whether to hear cases involving gun rights and voting rights.

Author: 0 Stolen truck kills 4 in Stockholm; Sweden calls it terror

Stockholm was put on a lockdown situation after a hijacked truck ploughed into a street full of pedestrians, near one of Stockholm's main department stores (Ahlens). The deadliest came previous year in France on the July 14 Bastille Day national holiday, when a man rammed a truck into a crowd in the Mediterranean resort of Nice, killing 86 people.

Author: 0 Sanctuary cities: Seattle sues Trump administration over executive order

Seattle has a sort of don't ask, don't tell policy when it comes to immigration status, something Holmes said doesn't violate federal law, despite Trump's and Sessions' repeated assertions otherwise. "We're not breaking any laws and we are prioritizing safety", said Seattle Mayor Ed Murray. "... Today, I am urging states and local jurisdictions to comply with these laws".

Author: 0 Senate Republicans Change the Rules to Confirm Trump's Judicial Nominee

Gorsuch, a respected conservative, will continue to support the court's ideological tilt. "As a deep believer in the rule of law, Judge Gorsuch will serve the American people with distinction". Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer indicated, however, that Democrats meant to follow through on their filibuster pledge, having gathered more than the 41 votes they need to mount the effort.

Author: 0 Don Rickles: Hollywood mourns comic after death aged 90

But Kimmel opening up like this, expressing his love of Rickles and how much he'll miss him really changed the way I look at him. John Landis directed a documentary on Rickles, " Mr. It was this that was one of the comedian's biggest boosters, shooting him up to stardom. "Sitting behind a desk while Don Rickles made fun of me was like being a real talk show host for a minute".

Author: 0 A Look Inside Don Rickles' Childhood Apartment

Kimmel was not alone in his late-night remembrances of Rickles. We became friends over the years and I had the honor of being roasted by him a few times - sometimes when I didn't expect it. Seth Myers also took time out of his show, Late Night with Seth Myers , to discuss the brilliant mind of the Casino actor. "He would come here and make fun of me, Guillermo, the band, the audience, the guy who put a microphone on him, he's make fun of the vegetable platter in his dressing room".

Author: 0 National Weather Service: Tornado watch in effect until 1 pm Thursday

A powerful tornado toppled trees and downed power lines in rural Georgia and similar scenes played out in spots around Alabama and SC amid drenching rain , high winds and scattered hail - some as big as baseballs. She said she was unaware of any injuries or major damage to buildings or homes. Elsewhere, a suspected tornado touched down in southeastern Alabama before crossing into Georgia, forecasters said.

Author: 0 Masters 2017: Rickie Fowler holes out from bunker for eagle

The course played a bit soft early on thanks to thunderstorms on Wednesday that ended the Par-3 contest early. It appeared for a short time that Garcia's charge had gone off track, when his score of bogey at the par-four 10th was changed to a triple-bogey on the leaderboard .

Author: 0 Senate Pulls 'Nuclear' Trigger To Ease Gorsuch Confirmation

If Democrats had not voted against cloture, the path would have been cleared for Gorsuch's nomination to move on to the Senate for a confirmation vote. Republicans' decision not to hold a hearing on Judge Merrick Garland, whom President Barack Obama nominated for the same seat during his past year in office, also drove some of the partisan entrenchment in Gorsuch's process.

Author: 0 Are DOJ investigations into city police departments necessary?

Earlier this week, the Justice Department had announced that it intends to review and assess all existing consent decrees to determine whether they will hamper efforts to fight violent crime in those cities. "It will take all of us - City government, the police department, and the families and residents of our great City - to see this reform process through".

National Senate confirms Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch
Author: 0 Senate confirms Trump Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch

The judge won support from 51 of the chamber's Republicans as well as three moderate Democrats up for re-election in states Trump won last fall: Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota and Joe Donnelly of Indiana. Gorsuch is a former clerk for Kennedy, who will swear in the newest associate justice Monday. Gorsuch could end up serving for decades and Trump may gain more influence on the court - which has three of the current justices aged 78 and over.

Author: 0 Dog attacks on mail carriers rise again as online sales boom

As DeCarlo, the safety director, said of a previous year's findings: "There's a myth we often hear at the Postal Service: Don't worry - my dog won't bite". Larger cities have a denser population and more pets, which means more attacks, he said. "If a letter carrier feels threatened by a dog, or if a dog is loose or unleashed, the owner may be asked to pick up mail at a Post Office until the letter carrier is assured the pet has been restrained", the agency said.

National Trump accepts Xi Jinping's invitation to visit China
Author: 0 Trump accepts Xi Jinping's invitation to visit China

A working lunch also is on the agenda for the two leaders Friday. "President Trump said he and President Xi held in-depth discussions on the seriousness of North Korea's nuclear problem and how to respond to it, and also said he had conveyed the USA position on the THAAD deployment", the statement said.

National Los Angeles police shoot man after 3 stabbed on Skid Row
Author: 0 Los Angeles police shoot man after 3 stabbed on Skid Row

Paramedics were also dispatched to Fifth and San Pedro streets, where one person was taken to a hospital. Official results won't be ready for a few more days, says KPCC . Multiple victims were loaded into an ambulance and taken to the hospital. Riccolo said he did not know the men or what they were fighting about, and could not see a weapon.

Author: 0 Justice Department expresses skepticism in court over Baltimore police consent decree

Many called for the consent decree agreement to move forward, including mothers of individuals who had been shot and killed by police in the city. Baltimore solicitor David Ralph said that when the city, police department and federal government negotiated the plan, it was created to fight crime, protect civil rights and fix community trust with officers.

National Twitter challenges US order for anti-Trump user records
Author: 0 Twitter challenges US order for anti-Trump user records

Following President Trump's inauguration, a number of Twitter accounts parodying federal agencies and claiming to be run by government employees began criticizing the administration and its policies. Get Data Sheet, Fortune's technology newsletter . A Twitter spokesman declined to comment beyond the court papers, and the company has declined to say whether it has received demands about other anti-Trump accounts.

Author: 0 Sen. Kaine slams strikes against Syria, says it's start of war

Some residents of Idlib province, where the chemical attack took place killing scores of people, said they hoped the US strike would weaken Assad's government. Even as Russian Federation consolidated its naval presence at the Syrian city of Latakia and established a permanent air force presence at the country's Hmeimim airbase ( falsely announcing its withdrawal ), it strung the White House and State Department along with the prospect of renewed diplomacy.

Author: 0 Durbin, Duckworth back filibuster on Gorsuch

Then Republican Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky raised a point of order, suggesting that Supreme Court nominees should not be subjected to a 60-vote threshold but instead a simple majority in the 100-member Senate. "I believe it will make this body a more partisan place", said Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y. The change did not affect the legislative filibuster.

National Senate confirms Trump nominee Gorsuch to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Senate confirms Trump nominee Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Before the committee vote , Durbin said that during 10 years on the Denver-based Court of Appeals, Gorsuch had "favored corporations, employers and special-interest elites" over "workers, consumers, people with disabilities and victims of discrimination".

National Tornado warnings lifted in Southeast as states assess damage
Author: 0 Tornado warnings lifted in Southeast as states assess damage

The nation's Storm Prediction Center said winds blowing to near 70 miles per hour (110 kph) in places toppled trees in other locations around Alabama, Georgia and SC. The National Weather Service issued tornado warnings for counties across six states on Wednesday afternoon as a system of storms barreled through the Southeast and Midwest.

National Crime Victims' Rights rally set for April 6
Author: 0 Crime Victims' Rights rally set for April 6

The grant came out of OVC's Antiterrorism and Emergency Assistance Program, which has been a critical source of aid and recovery for victims of mass violence - and it's a resource I am very glad we can offer to communities in the aftermath of tragedy.

Author: 0 Augusta doesn't hassle the Hoff: Charley Hoffman leads The Masters

He missed a par putt from three feet on 12 but clawed that back with a beautifully-played birdie on 17. While ranking 52nd in the world is still enough to get him a steady paycheck on Tour, Hoffman is a weekly grinder who wasn't on any lists of contenders coming into the week.

National French Montana - 'No Pressure' (Feat. Future)
Author: 0 French Montana - 'No Pressure' (Feat. Future)

Fans were angry as French made a harsh tweet about a person's "nappy" hair, saying he "wasn't even black" and that he had no right to make "racial" comments about her "braids". "My mother is african queen and I was married to a handsome black queen", he wrote . "There are other things to worry about that are really racist".

National Alabama governor says he won't resign despite scandal
Author: 0 Alabama governor says he won't resign despite scandal

During his press conference, Bentley said he wouldn't step down, even though he expected his opponents to release more damaging information about his personal life. The first impeachment article charges Bentley with neglecting his gubernatorial duties and breaking the law in an attempt to "promote his own personal agenda".

Author: 0 Swedish PM says Stockholm truck crash was an attack

Mr Lofven said "the aim of terrorism is to undermine democracy". "Every terror attack is to be equally condemned". A view of a truck after it crashed into a Ahlens department store at Drottninggatan in central Stockholm, Sweden, 07 April 2017.

National JUST IN: Frein will not testify in his murder trial
Author: 0 JUST IN: Frein will not testify in his murder trial

U.S. Marshalls captured the runaway marksman at an abandoned airplane hangar. Holding umbrellas and throwing up the hoods on their coats, members of the public made their way to the historic Pike County Courtroom on Broad Street as early as 8 a.m.to sit in the murder trial of Eric Frein.

National Don Rickles, Toy Story star and legendary comedian, dies aged 90
Author: 0 Don Rickles, Toy Story star and legendary comedian, dies aged 90

I'm on "Saturday Night Live". Kimmel said Rickles appeared on JKL after being asked "over and over". After sharing some classic tales of what Rickles was like when he was around friends-pretty much exactly the same quick-witted wisecracker-Kimmel offered up some notes and messages Rickles had written him over the years.

Author: 0 Senate Republicans deploy 'nuclear option' to clear path for Gorsuch

The filibuster would set up a showdown with Republicans who plan to change Senate rules to confirm President Donald Trump's pick, according to the AP report. President Donald Trump says in a statement that Gorsuch's "judicial temperament, exceptional intellect, unparalleled integrity, and record of independence" will make him "the ideal choice" to serve on the court.

Author: 0 Chris Christie is halting payments from New Jersey Transit to Amtrak

New Jersey Transit commuters wait for track numbers to be posted on departure screens, Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at the Hoboken Terminal in Hoboken, N.J. He did not address growing calls, including from some MTA officials and state lawmakers, to have the MTA take over control of Penn, but said that Amtrak's 40-year arrangement with the commuter railroads operating at the station is "a proven partnership".

Author: 0 US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to America's top court

With Republicans now in control of the Senate, the House of Representatives and the White House, it appears history may not be kind to Reid. Throughout more than 20 hours of confirmation hearings, Gorsuch refused to say how he would rule in future cases, or what his personal opinion of current precedent is.

Author: 0 AG's order unlikely to affect Warren police reform plan

The agreement, known as a consent decree, was reached in January and mandated significant reforms to the Baltimore police force. Under the three-month-old Trump administration, Sutton is encouraged to see the new Justice Department reviewing the consent decrees.

National Republicans ram through Supreme Court pick
Author: 0 Republicans ram through Supreme Court pick

The Democrats' filibuster of Gorsuch, a thoroughly noncontroversial nominee, seemed to make little sense unless they thought that a handful of Republican senators wouldn't go along with the Harry Reid option, leaving the nominee stranded with fewer than 60 votes.

Author: 0 Rory McIlroy lurks, ready to attack

I shot 66 in the last round [in 2015] and I shot 80. The 27-year-old carded a 73 today in hard condition to drop to one over par and five shots of the lead. If that ball is an inch or two to the right or left of the flag, McIlroy might be 1 under heading into the weekend. It was a lot worse for Shane Lowry.

National Feds say H-1B applications have reached annual limit
Author: 0 Feds say H-1B applications have reached annual limit

According to a USCIS press release, "petitions filed on behalf of current H-1B workers who have been counted previously against the cap, and who still retain their cap number, will also not be counted toward the congressionally mandated FY 2018 H-1B cap".

National Alabama QB goes swiftly from title game to working on skills
Author: 0 Alabama QB goes swiftly from title game to working on skills

Hurts started as a freshman for Alabama past year, and he put together a very solid season. Hurts is now the veteran of his position group that includes two new early enrollees, Tua Tagovailoa and Mac Jones. He was their offensive coordinator from 2013 until this past season wherein he won his fifth Super Bowl championship. "And on the 10th, coach (Nick) Saban got in touch with me and was like, 'OK, this is what we need to improve on.' And we've been working on it ever since the 10th of ...

National U.S. Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers
Author: 0 U.S. Senator Rubio: Hackers targeted former presidential campaign staffers

The committee is looking into whether or not the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation in any of this, with Warner drawing attention to the Trump administration's seeming unwillingness to delve further into the investigation. "These covert, "black" operations influence target-audience opinions with regards to Russian Federation and undermine confidence in Western elected leaders, public officials, mainstream-media personalities, academic experts, and democracy itself".

National MI woman arrested for choking teenager at Disney World
Author: 0 MI woman arrested for choking teenager at Disney World

According to an Orange County Sheriff's Office arrest affidavit , Mature, 41, of New Baltimore, Michigan, was seated in front of the Magic Kingdom on Wednesday for the nightly fireworks display. Mature was arrested on a child abuse charge, which is a felony, the Orlando Sentinel reported; she's since been released on bond. The girl didn't suffer any visible injuries.

Author: 0 "Schumer Warns GOP" Over Gorsuch Confirmation

Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.) and Joe Manchin (W.Va.), have announced their support for Gorsuch . "Sens. Daines and Tester can not vote to confirm Judge Gorsuch", Nelson said , "without effectively thumbing their noses at the supermajority of Montanans" who approved the Corporate Contributions Initiative, or I-166, a 2012 citizens' initiative that instructed Montana's members of Congress to support efforts to overturn the U.S.

Author: 0 The Pentagon Released Satellite Photos of the US Airstrikes on Syria

Russia's military on Friday said a U.S. strike on a regime air base in Syria was ineffective but announced Syrian air defences would be strengthened to shield the country's key infrastructure. Britain gave its backing. Iran condemned a USA strike on a Syrian airbase on Friday (Apr 7) as Britain and Australia gave their support, with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull describing it as a "proportionate and calibrated response" to the use of chemical weapons.

Author: 0 Tar Heels, Gamecocks reach Final Four

North Carolina now advances to play OR in the Final Four on Saturday in Glendale, Arizona. Roy Williams elected to not call a timeout, and Kentucky coach John Calipari later said he regretted not calling one. Maye, a sophomore, hit the game-winning basket for North Carolina in its 75-73 win over Kentucky in the South regional final on Sunday. Finally, the fourth ticket to Phoenix has been punched.