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National Easter egg hunts are planned
Author: 0 Easter egg hunts are planned

The event will be held at the Morrill City Park. Central Standard Time. Early arrivals are encouraged, as the hunt, in its 13th year, draws children from both Montana and North Dakota, and includes door prizes which require pre-hunt registration.

Author: 0 Tillerson: Syria strike a message to others, including North Korea

While Chinese leader Xi Jinping's visit to U.S. President Donald Trump's extravagant Mar-a-Lago club may have seemed like all smiles, handshakes and diplomacy - or, according to Trump's post-summit tweets, "goodwill and friendship" - it wasn't long after President Xi arrived back in China that Beijing began to vent its fury against the U.S.' disregard for worldwide law represented by last week's missile attack on Syria.

National Airstrike on Syrian town hit by chemical weapons kills one
Author: 0 Airstrike on Syrian town hit by chemical weapons kills one

Trump has received widespread support for the military action, taken to punish Syrian President Bashar Assad's government after the US concluded he used chemical weapons against Syrian civilians. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during his upcoming visit next week, despite clouded Russian-U.S. ties, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharov said Saturday.

National Georgia braces for severe weather threat of unsafe storms, hail, possible tornadoes
Author: 0 Georgia braces for severe weather threat of unsafe storms, hail, possible tornadoes

With an 80 percent chance of rain today and Tuesday, there is a "marginal chance" that severe storms could accompany that rain , according to the National Weather Services' Storm Prediction Center . In some areas, up to 6 inches of rain fell. The Midlands is at risk for an outbreak of severe weather today, as the ingredients are coming together for potentially risky conditions across the regions.

Author: 0 Assad is on notice after United States air strikes

McMaster, who has reportedly been gaining power in the Trump White House, said on Fox News that while the USA backs regime change, it won't be the country who is "going to effect that change". USA -backed rebels groups have long pleaded for more US intervention and complained that Washington has only fought the Islamic State group. But he said Trump now needed to work with Congress to set a future course.

National Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded
Author: 0 Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded

New York Daily News and ProPublica for uncovering, primarily through the work of reporter Sarah Ryley, widespread abuse of eviction rules by the police to oust hundreds of people, majority poor minorities. Local Reporting: The staff of The Salt Lake Tribune. Hilton Als , a theater critic for The New Yorker , won the prize for criticism , with judges praising how he strove to connect theater to the real-world, "shifting landscape of gender, sexuality and race".

National Donald Trump, Xi Jinping announce plan to avoid trade row
Author: 0 Donald Trump, Xi Jinping announce plan to avoid trade row

On Saturday, North Korea has said the U.S. missile strikes on Syria were an "intolerable act of aggression" that "proves a million times over" that strengthening its nuclear program was the right choice, state media reported. He added they did not discuss any possible strike against the North by the Trump administration in the US. In the immediate aftermath of the US airstrike against Syria, which took place during the summit, the two leaders probably had deep disagreements, including ...

National Fired for your sexuality? The law's now on your side
Author: 0 Fired for your sexuality? The law's now on your side

A federal court in Chicago on Tuesday became the first USA appellate court in the nation to rule that LGBT employees are protected from workplace discrimination under the 1964 Civil Rights Act . Kimberly Hively sued Ivy Tech Community College in South Bend, Indiana in 2014 after the school declined to hire her permanently after working as a mathematics adjunct instructor for 14 years, reported Inside Higher Ed .

Author: 0 At least four people shot at California elementary school

Authorities did not disclose the conditions of the remaining two victims or the severity of their injuries. The San Bernardino City Unified School District in a Facebook post said the "threat at North Park ES has been neutralized", while two other schools are on lockdown.

Author: 0 Rep. Devin Nunes Steps Down From Russia Investigation Amid Ethics Probe

When FBI Director James Comey testified in front of the committee about Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 US presidential election, Conaway, recalled the Post, told Comey he was not sure he believed the intelligence community's insistence Russian Federation tried to help Trump defeat Hillary Clinton in the election.

National Gun theft suspect with Trump manifesto at large
Author: 0 Gun theft suspect with Trump manifesto at large

A man suspected of burglary at a Wisconsin gun shop is on the run after allegedly mailing a manifesto to President Donald Trump, detailing his grievances against the government. Authorities said they were increasing security presence at local churches because of "anti-religion sentiment" contained within a 160-page manifesto they believe was written by Jakubowski and sent to Trump at the White House.

National Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation
Author: 0 Gorsuch takes Supreme Court seat after divisive confirmation

He was accompanied by his wife Louise, who held the Bible, and his two daughters, Emma and Belinda as well as all eight of the justices, who will now become his colleagues. Democrats angrily fought the nomination to the end because McConnell had blocked former president Barack Obama's nominee for the seat, Merrick Garland, after Scalia's sudden death in February 2016.

National Breaking NewsURGENT: Multiple shot at San Bernardino elementary school
Author: 0 Breaking NewsURGENT: Multiple shot at San Bernardino elementary school

The assailant was reported as being "down". The school district also said that parents of students at the elementary school should report to Cajon High School and have a photo ID to pick up their children. "Suspect is possibly down as well", Burguan posted on Twitter. The shooting occurred in a classroom at North Park School. A San Bernardino City Unified spokesperson said, "We have a shooter down and three victims".

Author: 0 New US Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch Set To Be Sworn In

Surrounded by family and his soon-to-be Supreme Court colleagues, Gorsuch took the first of two oaths as he prepared to take his seat on the court. "I have always heard that the most important thing that a President of the USA does is appoint people hopefully great people like this appointment to the United States Supreme Court, and I can say this is a great honour", the president said .

Author: 0 Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russian Federation

He did not rule out additional strikes if Mr Assad continues to engage in atrocities against rebel forces with either chemical or conventional weapons. "So regardless of whether Russia was complicit here or whether they were simply incompetent or whether they got outwitted by the Bashar al-Assad regime, you would have to ask the Russians that question", Tillerson said on CBS' "Face the Nation".

National Heitkamp says she'll vote for Trump's Supreme Court pick
Author: 0 Heitkamp says she'll vote for Trump's Supreme Court pick

For those who do not live near an action, People's Defense is urging people to "call or tweet your U.S. Senators directly and let them know how you feel about Trump's agenda getting a lifetime seat on the Supreme Court". McCaskill, a Democrat, is running for re-election in 2018 in a state Trump won by 19 percentage points. The Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to vote on Gorsuch's nomination on April 3.

National Seeking 'To Create a Police State,' AG Sessions Threatens Sanctuary Cities
Author: 0 Seeking 'To Create a Police State,' AG Sessions Threatens Sanctuary Cities

Sessions said the Department of Justice will turn up the pressure by withholding grants from cities and counties not in compliance with a federal law that covers communication between local governments and federal immigration authorities. According to documents provided to Patch.com by Holmes' office, the Trump administration has not yet provided any answers to the city's FOIA inquiries.

National Lakers down Timberwolves at buzzer despite Towns' big game
Author: 0 Lakers down Timberwolves at buzzer despite Towns' big game

Not great. Losing to the Lakers on the road when Andrew Wiggins goes for 41 points and Karl-Anthony Towns "adds" 40 points and 21 rebounds of his own? However, Russell made a decision to play, and in a truly great moment for the young player, the ball found its way into his hands with the game on the line late in the fourth quarter.

Author: 0 Fox Will Investigate O'Reilly Harassment Claims, Attorney Says

A representative for 21 Century Fox confirmed that the company is having the incident investigated by the law firm that fielded harassment complaints at Fox News previous year following the lawsuit filed by former anchor Gretchen Carlson.

Author: 0 Trump administration says Russia, Iran enabled Syria chemical attack

We're not going to have you cover for this regime anymore. "In no way do we see peace in that area with Russian Federation covering up for Assad", she said during another interview, on NBC's "Meet the Press". "What I can tell you is, through the meetings we had all this week, what you saw was a president that was disgusted by what the Assad regime did to those innocent people".

National Acquires Steamboat, operator of Winter Park resort
Author: 0 Acquires Steamboat, operator of Winter Park resort

The company's stock has nearly tripled in last 12 months, in part due to an uptick in annual snowfall that translated to more visits to Intrawest's mountain resorts. The transaction was unanimously approved by the board of directors of Intrawest. Intrawest is the largest developer and operator of resort properties in North America offering skiing, snowboarding, golf, mountain biking, lodging, and real estate opportunities at each of its resorts.

Author: 0 Harden gets 21st triple-double, leads Rockets past Kings

The Rockets hardly seemed to miss the players who Saturday. Ryan Anderson made six 3-pointers and had 21 points for Houston. He converted 12 of 13 free throws and played 36 minutes, departing for good with the Rockets comfortably in front late in the fourth quarter.

National U.S. Carrier Diverts to North Asia Amid North Korea Tension
Author: 0 U.S. Carrier Diverts to North Asia Amid North Korea Tension

The US fears North Korea will have an intercontinental ballistic missile with a nuclear warhead capable of reaching the US west coast during President Trump's four-year term. "If North Korea were to test some number of ballistic missiles by firing them into the East Sea/Sea of Japan, these warships would have the potential of intercepting the North Korean test missile", Bennett said.

National Iowa man charged with killing mother, father and sister
Author: 0 Iowa man charged with killing mother, father and sister

The victims in this case have been identified as Mark Nicholson, 58, Charla Nicholson, 56, and Tawni Nicholson, 24. Detectives from Iowa are on the way to Neosho to talk with the man being held. Iowa court records say Chase Nicholson faces three counts of first-degree murder and is being held on $3 million bail in the Polk County Jail. Rich Blaylock, a lieutenant with the Polk County Sheriff's Department, said the department wanted to speak with him as he was a person of interest in the ...

National 'Civilians killed to avenge poll boycott'
Author: 0 'Civilians killed to avenge poll boycott'

Chief electoral officer Shantmanu said protesters tried to snatch or damage electronic voting machines in at least a dozen places in the districts of Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal on Sunday. Nine candidates were in fray for the Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency where more than 1,500 polling stations were set up for almost 12.61 lakh voters.

National Three Hoboken Easter egg hunts this Saturday
Author: 0 Three Hoboken Easter egg hunts this Saturday

Come early to see the Easter Bunny and find a parking space. Some 20,000 eggs will be hidden. Dogs can hunt for plastic eggs filled with doggie treats and prizes at the 8th annual event . According to a calendar of events on Charleston's website, egg rolls are races where children roll hardboiled eggs dyed in a rainbow of colors. The rain date will be April 15.

National New Mexico bans the practice of lunch shaming
Author: 0 New Mexico bans the practice of lunch shaming

The bill applies to any public, private or religious school that also receives federal subsidies for students' breakfasts and lunches. The law's passage is a victory for anti-hunger activists, who have always been critical of lunch-shaming practices that single out children with insufficient funds on their electronic swipe cards or who lack the necessary cash.

Author: 0 NY enacts free middle class college tuition

Those students would not be eligible for the Excelsior Scholarship. Tuition is free at public colleges and universities to any NY student from a middle class family under a state budget plan expected to pass Sunday. After they graduate, students who receive the scholarship must live and work in NY for the same number of years they received funding. If they do not, the scholarships would convert to student loans.

Author: 0 ISIS claims responsibility for Palm Sunday church blasts in Egypt

The St. Mark's attack may have been an attempt to assassinate Pope Tawadros II, who had just finished services at the cathedral moments before the bomber struck. The attacks underscored the challenges confronting the government of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi as it tries to attract global investors to revive an economy battered by years of unrest.

National Police track leads in search for Wisconsin gun theft suspect
Author: 0 Police track leads in search for Wisconsin gun theft suspect

About 20 minutes later, a vehicle was found to be on fire on Pennycook Lane, a short distance from the gun shop. The threat prompted area schools to close on Friday. Jakubowski is the registered owner of the vehicle. Law enforcement agencies have investigated more than 300 leads in the manhunt for Jakubowski, CBS affiliate WISC reports .

Author: 0 Delta customers continue to face delays, described 'chaos' at RDU Friday

Wednesday thunderstorms across Georgia grounded many flights. A Delta plane at the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport in October of 2016. In March, the average Delta flight was about 85 percent full. Delta is offering customers refunds if their flight is canceled and they do not travel, and will waive change fees for customers.

Author: 0 Gallup: ObamaCare has majority support for first time

Politically, most Republicans say they do not want to drag out the health care debate longer than they have to if it's clear it can't pass. The 216 refers to the number of "yes" votes needed to pass a bill in the House. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) thanked Republicans for making the Affordable Care Act (known as Obamacare) more popular . Members of the Trump administration, including VP Mike Pence, met with the moderate conservative Republican "Tuesday Group" at the White ...

Author: 0 United States sends navy strike group in warning against N.Korea

McMaster said on Sunday. U.S. President Donald Trump sent a message to North Korea and its ally China during his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Florida that he was willing to take action over Kim Jong Un's nuclear program, said Lee Ho-ryung, chief of North Korean studies at the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses.

Author: 0 Manhunt for Wisconsin Gun Shop Burglary Suspect Who Mailed Manifesto to Trump

The suspect was nowhere to be found. "When you look at his document that he wrote, it's really a long list of injustices he believes the government and society and the upper class have put forward onto the rest of the citizens, so there's really nothing specific where he's saying, "I was wronged in this way" or 'I was wronged in that way, '" Spoden said to WLS-TV in Chicago .

National Wisconsin churches on alert amid hunt for gun theft suspect
Author: 0 Wisconsin churches on alert amid hunt for gun theft suspect

Earlier in the week, police said a man matching Jakubowski's appearance visited the Bethlehem Lutheran Church to ask about services, but it was later confirmed that he is not the suspect. Jakubowski has had several run-ins with law enforcement over the years. The man, whom WISC-TV did not identify, said he thinks Jakubowski should turn himself in.

Author: 0 Pearl Jam album, poster artists excited about band's Hall of Fame induction

The band then played "Alive" - with Dave Krusen on drums for the first time in 25 years - as well as "Given to Fly" and "Better Man". Pearl Jam was introduced by ex-late-night host David Letterman , who said he was as "pissed" as twenty-something fans who loved the Seattle group when they exploded onto the music scene in the "90s, though he described Pearl Jam as more than just a rock n" roll band from Seattle.

Author: 0 National Equal Pay Day highlights gender pay gap

Equal Pay Day was first recognized in 1996. "Equal pay is essential to the goal of gender equality", Sandberg says in a news release about the campaign . "Some states are more progressive than others", said Sharon Lasker, chair of the Kauai Committee on the Status of Women. Women on average are paid 20% less than men in the US, according to the Institute for Women's Policy Research .

National Alabama Supreme Court: Bentley's impeachment hearings can proceed
Author: 0 Alabama Supreme Court: Bentley's impeachment hearings can proceed

The 7-0 decision by the high court allows impeachment proceedings to begin in the House of Representatives' Judiciary Committee on Monday. Seven of the court's eight active judges concurred with the stay: Acting Chief Justice Lyn Stuart and Associate Justices Mike Bolin, Tom Parker, Greg Shaw, Jim Main, Kelli Wise and Tommy Bryan.

National No-fly zone: Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter
Author: 0 No-fly zone: Trump not allowed to use personal helicopter

Locals and tourists, taking selfies and perching their children on their shoulders, have made the location a popular spot in recent weekends when President Donald Trump has been in town. Trump also went after Obama repeatedly for his penchant for golf -- including in 2013 when Obama was considering striking Syria for its use of chemical weapons.

Author: 0 Three arrested in Atlanta I-85 bridge fire

Fulton County Jail records show Basil Eleby had been arrested 19 times before for drug, battery, assault and other charges. Atlanta's terrible rush-hour traffic got even worse Friday, the morning after a raging fire underneath Interstate 85 collapsed an elevated portion of the highway and shut down the heavily traveled route through the heart of the city.

Author: 0 Schwarber, Zobrist homer in Cubs' 7-4 win over Brewers

The 31-year-old is 6-4 with a 2.92 ERA in 12 career starts against the Brewers , including a 2-1 mark last season. "If I can get the ball down, my sinker will put the ball in the ground, so get ahead and get the ball in the ground". He recalled: 'As soon as I turned, I saw J-Hey right in my face. Counsell said Braun's tightness first popped up Wednesday and also forced Braun to sit out Thursday.

National Man From Canada Jumps into Icy Pond to Save His Dog
Author: 0 Man From Canada Jumps into Icy Pond to Save His Dog

Albert, Alberta. "I don't know, I think most people would do the same thing for their dogs", McIver said. To prevent him from falling on the ice again, the man took the dogs into his arms and moved to the shore, carefully checking to see if the thin ice layer under his feet is stable.

National Three Tennessee Officers Assaulted at State Prison in Hickman County
Author: 0 Three Tennessee Officers Assaulted at State Prison in Hickman County

The entirety of Turney Center Industrial Complex, a prison facility in Only, Tennessee, was put on lockdown following the riot of 16 inmates in a housing unit. Officials said appropriate security procedures were taken and an emergency operations team responded to the scene. The inmates will be charged appropriately upon investigation, according to officials.

National Tony Romo to be honorary Dallas Maverick for final home game
Author: 0 Tony Romo to be honorary Dallas Maverick for final home game

He was the No. 1 CBS analyst but was replaced by Tony Romo, who recently retired from playing. He's still very popular even as he leaves. Indeed, during his senior season at Burlington (Wis.) High School, Romo averaged 24.5 points a game, was named first-team all-state and poured in 39 points in his final game.

National Tax plan does not have to be revenue neutral
Author: 0 Tax plan does not have to be revenue neutral

Poe's resignation came mere hours after Trump took to Twitter to blame the Freedom Caucus, along with other conservative groups, for having "saved Planned Parenthood & Ocare!" The failed GOP bill, which party leaders withdrew shortly before a House vote that was doomed to failure, would have repealed much of former President Barack Obama's health care law.

Author: 0 Baltimore police overhaul OK'd over objections from Trump

U.S. District Judge James Bredar signed the agreement on Friday, one day after a public hearing to solicit comments from city residents. Bredar also denied a Justice Department request to postpone the hearing, after it asked for the delay so that DOJ officials could review the consent decree further.

National Hundreds expected to comment on Baltimore police reforms
Author: 0 Hundreds expected to comment on Baltimore police reforms

He says those concerns "are not limited to Baltimore". The motion had cited Attorney General Jeff Sessions' recent directive to top deputies within the department to review a range of law enforcement efforts in the country - including consent decrees - to see whether they are in line with President Donald Trump's renewed focus on crime reduction.