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National No forcing people off planes: Garneau
Author: 0 No forcing people off planes: Garneau

David Dao who was dragged off a United Airlines plane is speaking out. "For a long time, airlines, United in particular, have bullied us", said his lawyer, Mr Thomas Demetrio, during a press conference with Dr Dao's daughter Crystal in Chicago yesterday.

Author: 0 Here's What President Trump Got Wrong About the Kansas Special Election

Former Republican congressman Mike Pompeo, whose elevation to the directorship of the Central Intelligence Agency created this special election, regularly won KS-04 by 30 points. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is placing a filter on Snapchat, the social media app available on smartphones, that will appear when users attend Arizona Sen.

Author: 0 U.S. dollar closes lower on Taipei forex

European stocks were lower on Thursday. Japan's Nikkei closed down 0.7 percent. The Shanghai Composite Index edged 0.1 percent higher to 3,277.88 and India's Sensex shed 0.2 percent to 29,594.95. Department of Treasury comes up with an annual currency report later in the week, the dealers said. Trump also acknowledged that China is no longer manipulating its currency, at least not in a harmful way to the US.

National Rescuers pluck passengers from stuck roller coaster
Author: 0 Rescuers pluck passengers from stuck roller coaster

Fire department officials said the riders were upright and no one appeared to be in distress. A rescue operation by firefighters was underway to bring people down from the Joker's Jinx, said Mark E. The roller coaster auto is stalled about 100 feet in the air and tilted at about a 20-30 degree angle. Emergency crews responded to the scene and are working to rescue the riders off the coaster.

Author: 0 Trump and taxes: Back to drawing board, seeks GOP consensus

Get the hottest, most important news stories on the Internet - delivered FREE to your inbox as soon as they break! "I haven't really wanted to talk about it", Trump said Wednesday. During a news conference on January 11, Trump said Americans didn't care about his tax returns. If budget writers wait for that, and if they passed a budget resolution relatively quickly, tax writers would not have their guarantee that their follow-on bill would be filibuster-proof until June.

Author: 0 Area Easter egg hunts are Saturday

Saturday in Warren Township's Inman-Liberty Park, behind the Warren Volunteer Fire Department at OH 550 and Coffman Road. The dairy, located at 6149 S.W. Thanksgiving Point Easter Eggstreme : Saturday, April 15 at Thanksgiving Point from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Adults are $6 and children are $10, members prices are lower.

Author: 0 Kelsey Plum goes No. 1 in WNBA draft

Until last season, only Felicia Ragland had been drafted, when the Seattle Storm selected her with the 28th pick overall in 2001. "We got to win a national championship in Dallas, so hopefully we can create more there". McCall averaged at least 14.0 points and 9.0 rebounds for the second straight year in 2016-17, earning her AP All-American honorable mention and All-Pac-12 honors.

National Iowa Gov. Signs Bill to Institute Stand Your Ground, Expand Concealed Carry
Author: 0 Iowa Gov. Signs Bill to Institute Stand Your Ground, Expand Concealed Carry

The measure would enable about 275,000 residents with weapons permits to carry concealed handguns in the Capitol. Gun owners could soon keep firearms at their side while visiting the Iowa Capitol under a bill awaiting Gov. "Never before have we passed a bill in which Iowa's Second Amendment rights are legally recognized, claimed, and protected quite so profoundly as this bill does".

National At least 4 people shot at Atlanta transit station
Author: 0 At least 4 people shot at Atlanta transit station

MARTA is the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority. A suspect was arrested when the train stopped at the next station in Atlanta. Another person was treated with an ankle injury. The shooter got on the train just like anyone else, he said: "He was wearing headphones and just bobbing his head. I'm like 'Yo, man, this is a shooter.' Then I'm running for the door".

Author: 0 Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in OT in NHL playoffs

He's a playoff type player. As good as McDavid is, I woudn't bet against a healthy Vlasic keeping McDavid relatively bottled up. However, the team fell two games short after losing to the Pittsburg Penguins. "Chicago's going to be a popular pick, as is Washington, obviously, coming in first in the league, but you know, we've got, like I said, the Oilers fans here and fans of Pittsburgh, so no matter what they think their chances are, they're cheering for them hard".

Author: 0 Russia relations hit another low after Syria attacks

He had said it was "obsolete because it was designed many, many years ago". President Donald Trump listens during a news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg in the East Room of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, April 12, 2017 .

National Easter egg hunts offer fun for families
Author: 0 Easter egg hunts offer fun for families

The centre will also be holding a Beatson Cancer Charity Easter Hunt until April 14 , giving one lucky person the chance to win a hamper. "Watching children have fun, play and be creative is also important and a different kind of celebration of life".

Author: 0 Pentagon: US dropped largest non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan

USA forces in Afghanistan struck an Islamic State tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan on Thursday, April 13, 2017 , with a GBU-43B, the largest non-nuclear weapon ever used in combat by the us military, Pentagon officials said.

Author: 0 Toyota to Spend $1.3 Billion Upgrading Kentucky Plant

The investments will also see much of the equipment at the factory updated and an all-new paint shop constructed. Additionally, Toyota is committing $2 million over the next 10 years to Scott County United to go toward economic development initiatives that will benefit the community and region.

National Arkansas judge rejects bid to block inmate's execution
Author: 0 Arkansas judge rejects bid to block inmate's execution

Their lawyers argue that they did not have access to an independent mental health expert in preparation for their cases, as is their right. The contemporary case considered by the country's highest court is of particular interest to the two Arkansas inmates because Davis is thought to have an IQ so low that he is intellectually disabled and Ward has a long history of mental illness that includes paranoid schizophrenia.

National AL Ethics Commission: No probable cause Rebekah Mason violated e
Author: 0 AL Ethics Commission: No probable cause Rebekah Mason violated e

Albritton's letter did not specify the reasons why. "Today is both a dark day in Alabama, but yet also, it's one of opportunity", Ivey said after her swearing-in ceremony. The Alabama House now has the prison bill. Witnesses quoted in an impeachment report said the governor used law enforcement assigned for his protection to try to break off his relationship with Mason.

National Kelly: Number of Apprehensions at Southern Border Lowest in 17 Years
Author: 0 Kelly: Number of Apprehensions at Southern Border Lowest in 17 Years

Crisis Resolution Security Services Incorporated of Clarence, Illinois, proposes a wall that is 17 metres high and seven metres wide at the top - allowing plenty of room for tourists to enjoy those shimmering desert views. Balcazar, principal and managing partner at SDPM, writes in his proposal. The winning border wall bidder or bidders must also reportedly submit a comprehensive security plan to implement during the construction phase of the project.

National Lockdown over for Essex schools
Author: 0 Lockdown over for Essex schools

A press release from school officials and the police department says it started at 12:40 p.m. on Thursday at Charlotte High School. Charlotte High School was locked down Thursday afternoon and a student was arrested after a report of a weapon in the school.

Author: 0 The Death of the American Healthcare Act, the Republican Split

Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky floated a compromise Obamacare repeal plan Monday, hoping to break a stalemate on Capitol Hill by proposing to cut the level of spending to try to appease conservatives but keep the basic model of taxpayer subsidies in place to win over moderates.

Author: 0 Charging Bull artist pissed about Fearless Girl sculpture

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio even threw his full support behind the statue, and promises it will stay put for the foreseeable future. The sculptor behind Wall Street's famous " Charging Bull ", Arturo Di Modica , claimed in new allegations this week that "Fearless Girl"'s placement infringes on his " artistic copyright by changing the creative dynamic " of his piece, according to the Guardian .

Author: 0 Free college in NY and how it will work

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo proposed the tuition plan in January. The new state budget includes $163 million to pay for the program. Legislation for the Excelsior Scholarship was passed in the FY 2018 Budget. But students will still be on the hook for fees and other expenses. On-campus room and board can run at $12,590 at this year's rates as well. Books could run you another $1,000.

National Pilot injured when small plane crashes near Spanaway Airport
Author: 0 Pilot injured when small plane crashes near Spanaway Airport

Zappone. The 1940s Howard aircraft came to a rest in a wooded area and caught fire near the county-owned airport at 605 Airport Road in Rostraver Township. The plane was consumed in flames and heavy black smoke when emergency responders arrived, Greg Resetar, Rostraver police chief, told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review .

Author: 0 Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

She pushed for Congress to take up more legislation to strip Planned Parenthood and abortion providers of other federal funds like Medicaid reimbursements. "Prioritizing funding away from Planned Parenthood to comprehensive health care alternatives is a winning issue", said Marjorie Dannenfelser, president of Susan B.

Author: 0 Giants catcher Buster Posey struck in head by pitch in win

Athletic trainer Dave Groeschner sprinted toward the plate and Bochy was right behind. In the first innings, Arizona pitcher Taijuan Walker sent down a fastball that proved too quick for Posey to catch up with, hitting him flush on the side of the helmet and knocking him to the ground.

Author: 0 Ghost In The Shell: 'Major Action' Featurette Promises Chaos

The line gets a laugh - Johansson is, by any objective standard, well-designed. The protagonist in this live-action adaptation of the popular Japanese manga that produced the groundbreaking 1995 anime film is more machine than human, more shell than ghost , and that proves an apt metaphor for the film itself.

National Tensions soar high as North Korea readies nuclear test, says report
Author: 0 Tensions soar high as North Korea readies nuclear test, says report

USA will not allow North Korea to develop ballistic missiles which can reach America. Seoul and Washington are now conducting joint military drills, an annual exercise which is seen by the North as a practice for war. territory of Guam, a few hours away by plane, is home to stealthy B-2 bombers. The Carl Vinson took part last month in the U.S. That has raised the question of whether the USA would be prepared to shoot down a North Korean missile.

National Sen. Collins Weighing Run for Governor in 2018
Author: 0 Sen. Collins Weighing Run for Governor in 2018

Asked if she would run for her state's top office, the Maine Republican told a local radio station that she is "trying to figure out where I can do the most good". In that event, LePage would pick her replacement. The Maine Republican made news recently when she led a coalition of bipartisan Senators to sign a letter to Senate leadership asking them to protect the legislative filibuster.

Author: 0 Manafort is expected to register as a foreign agent

Manafort's spokesman, Jason Maloni, said the work at issue happened before he joined Trump's campaign and was not conducted on behalf of Russian Federation. While aspects of Manafort's finances are now under investigation, there is no indication that these loans are part of those inquiries. While he initially claimed the ledger listing $12.7 million in illegal off-the-books payments was fake, on Wednesday the AP confirmed that Manafort's consulting firm received at least $1.2 million of ...

National Manhunt Underway for Wisconsin Gun Thief Who Mailed Manifesto to Trump
Author: 0 Manhunt Underway for Wisconsin Gun Thief Who Mailed Manifesto to Trump

Per the sheriff's office, the manifesto "includes grievances against government and personal angst toward anyone or anything other than natural law or rule". Investigators are focusing manpower locally because of the significant threat authorities believe is being posed by a local resident, Spoden said. "We don't want him to be hurt", Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden said Monday.

National Divisions remain when it comes to repealing Obamacare
Author: 0 Divisions remain when it comes to repealing Obamacare

In addition to the positive comments from Paul, Trump's tone also suggest that the president may not be over health care reform after he said last month that he was "moving on" in the wake of the American Health Care Act's failure in the House GOP.

Author: 0 Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigns

While their alleged affair wasn't a crime, the alleged cover-up was. Efforts were unsuccessful Monday afternoon to reach Ivey through her staff. But by Monday, Bentley was booked at the Montgomery County Jail on charges that he had failed to disclose a $50,000 personal loan to his campaign, and that he used $9,000 of campaign money for payment to Mason's attorneys.

Author: 0 Spicer: Trump values Bannon's 'commitment to the team'

He described Bannon as " a guy who works for me " to the Journal. The unusual public, lukewarm support from the boss has Bannon's friends and advisers anxious he will soon be out of a job. Trump in the same breath went on to list his pre-Bannon accomplishments and remind the world, "I'm my own strategist", making clear what many had suspected - that the former Breitbart executive is on the presidential chopping block.

Author: 0 Dylann Roof pleads guilty to charges in church massacre

In January, a jury found he deserved the death penalty. The self-avowed white supremacist entered his guilty pleas while standing at the defense table with his attorneys, clad in a gray and white striped jail jumpsuit and handcuffed to a chain at his waist.

Author: 0 Trump Admin Will Continue to Pay Obamacare Subsidies

In an interview with the Wall Street Journal published Wednesday, Trump said he remained focused on overhauling the healthcare law-and that he was considering using cost-sharing reduction payments (CSRs), which reduce deductibles and co-payments for lower-income people, as leverage in the fight.

Author: 0 Kushner, Bannon sit down to work out differences on Trump's orders

But the president is considering a range of options, including a shift in role for Bannon, who has become increasingly isolated in the White House as other power centers have grown, as well as additional senior staff. Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner , also one of his chief advisers, has been working in global relations as well, drawing criticism because of his lack of government experience.

Author: 0 US Says No Agreement Reached On UN Probe

Lavrov also said Moscow was ready to revive an air safety agreement in Syria. "Right now we're not getting along with Russian Federation at all", Trump said at a White House press conference with NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg.

Author: 0 Lobbyists tied to ex-Trump aides register as foreign agents

The explanation pt. 2 :"Mr. Manafort's work in Ukraine was totally open and appropriate and wire transfers for global work are perfectly legal", Jason Maloni, Manafort's spokesman, said in an email statement today. The records of Manafort's Cypriot transactions were requested by the U.S. Treasury Department Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, which works internationally with agencies to track money laundering and the movement of illicit funds around the globe.

Author: 0 Gorsuch sworn in as new US Supreme Court justice

All the current justices were in attendance, along with most of their spouses. Scalia's widow, Maureen, also attended the ceremony. The oath was administered during the White House ceremony by Justice Anthony Kennedy, whom Gorsuch once served as a law clerk.

Author: 0 Steve Bannon's ouster would be a blow to conservatives

The unusual public, lukewarm support from the boss has Bannon's friends and advisers anxious he will soon be out of a job. THE MEMO: Trump insiders push back on talk of Bannon's demise Marijuana advocates to give away free joints on Capitol Hill MORE told radio talk-show host Laura Ingraham that he was "an admirer of Steve Bannon and the Trump family".

Author: 0 Ala. Gov. Robert Bentley Resigns Because He's a Messy Thot

I thank the people of Alabama for allowing me the privilege of serving in that capacity for more than six years. "I pray every morning for wisdom and guidance and forgiveness for the sins that I commit". "I am confident we will be able to put this series of unfortunate distractions behind us and continue the business of the people by passing responsible budgets and recruiting new industry to prove that Alabama's brightest days are still ahead".

Author: 0 Trump speaks with Chinese leader on N. Korean 'menace'

North Korea has threatened that if the US launches a preemptive strike, it will use its nuclear weapons. Washington has sent a navy strike group led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson to the region, a force described by Mr Trump as an "armada".

Author: 0 Russia Role In Syrian Gas Attack Not Clear

A joint command center made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday said the USA strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally.

Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch sworn in as US Supreme Court justic

Supreme Court Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. administered Gorsuch's first oath taking during a private ceremony in a grand room inside the Supreme Court. Nonetheless, Ashley McGuire, senior fellow with The Catholic Association, said: 'As Catholics, we welcome the confirmation of a judge whose record adheres to the Constitutional right to free exercise of religion without government bullying and whose scholarship affirms the inherent dignity in all people'.

Author: 0 Russia's Foreign Minister Rips Trump as Tillerson Talks Begin

But Lavrov said some progress had been made on Syria at the meeting and that a working group would be set up to examine the poor state of U.S. -Russia ties. While Lavrov and Putin were less than welcoming to Tillerson on Wednesday, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov came out throwing haymakers. In an interview with the Fox Business Network, Trump said he was not planning to order US forces into Syria, but that he had to respond to the images of dead children poisoned in the gas ...

National Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Gorsuch confirmed to Supreme Court

Gorsuch's confirmation ends the longest Supreme Court vacancy since 1862 during the American Civil War, with the court down a justice for nearly 14 months since long-serving conservative Justice Antonin Scalia died on February 13, 2016. Trump said Thursday that Republicans' decision to lower the vote threshold to advance nominees won't affect his future choices - even as he mused to reporters on Air Force One that he might nominate as many as four justices before his term ends in January ...

National Trump's odd comments spell trouble for Bannon
Author: 0 Trump's odd comments spell trouble for Bannon

Abrams projects his concept of a rampantly militaristic American exceptionalism onto Trump's mandate of "America First". Bannon allies in the White House were blindsided by Trump's remarks and "are distraught ", according to a report this morning from Axios .

Author: 0 Pelosi Thanks Republicans for Making Obamacare More Popular

Slice the data a different way, and the bottom half of spenders all together rack up only about 3 percent of overall health care spending - a pattern hasn't budged for decades. When asked who is responsible for any problems with the Affordable Care Act going forward, six in 10 (61%) say that President Trump and Republicans in Congress would be responsible because they are in control of the federal government.

National Taxes: President Scraps Tax Plan, Timetable Threatened
Author: 0 Taxes: President Scraps Tax Plan, Timetable Threatened

Almost three in five customers on Obamacare's exchanges, or roughly 7 million people, with incomes between 100 percent and 250 percent of poverty rely on the cost-sharing payments, and - with repeal on hold for now - health plans are still required to reduce their out-of-pocket costs whether they're reimbursed or not.