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National Aaron Hernandez Not Guilty in Double Slaying
Author: 0 Aaron Hernandez Not Guilty in Double Slaying

Hernandez was also acquitted on witness intimidation charges, though he was convicted of unlawful possession of a gun and faces a four- to five-year sentence. Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew received a new heart and kidney from the late National Football League player Konrad Reuland in what is believed to be the first such transplant involving pro athletes, it was revealed Friday.

National Man seen on video being kicked, hit by Georgia speaks out
Author: 0 Man seen on video being kicked, hit by Georgia speaks out

He noted that the young man was acting strangely, smelled of weed and started yelling, "I need my mom". Hollins was arrested on charges of possession of less than an ounce of marijuana, obstruction of a police officer and several traffic citations, including driving on a suspended or revoked license, operating a vehicle with suspended or revoked registration, failure to signal and "brake lights required", the paper reported .

Author: 0 Demonstrators in Chicago demand Trump release tax returns

His critics want to know who he has been dealing with and if there are any conflicts of interest. Organizers of "Tax March" in more than 150 cities across the country and beyond wanted to call attention to Trump's refusal to disclose his tax history, as his White House predecessors have done for more than 40 years.

National Freedom Caucus would lower premiums ... for healthy people
Author: 0 Freedom Caucus would lower premiums ... for healthy people

The congressman was referring to Sunday's foursome at the Trump National Golf Club -Sterling, Virginia - when the president golfed with Paul, White House budget chief Mick Mulvaney, and one other. "I'm trying to offer a different way in case we're still at an impasse", Paul said. Tell the President conservatives, especially the House Freedom Caucus, saved him by helping to kill Ryancare, and it's time to sit down with them to craft a repeal and replace bill that does what the President and ...

National Nato to Russia: Issues Donald Trump has backtracked on
Author: 0 Nato to Russia: Issues Donald Trump has backtracked on

President Donald Trump, in joint news conference with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on April 12, 2017, said he no longer believes that the foreign treaty organization is "obsolete", a view he held during the 2016 campaign. "One by one we are keeping our promises - on the border, on energy, on jobs, on regulations", Trump tweeted Wednesday evening. "But since taking office he hasn't taken a single action to stand up to them".

National North Korea shows off ICBM missiles, other weaponry at parade
Author: 0 North Korea shows off ICBM missiles, other weaponry at parade

Choe Ryong-hae, who is said to be one of the most powerful politicians in North Korea, reportedly said: "We will respond to an all-out war with an all-out war and a nuclear war with our style of a nuclear attack". There will definitely be more of disapproval statements for North Korea and United States dispute in case it worsens. However, Han committed to North Korea's response should the US retaliate.

Author: 0 Steve King to Trump: Bannon is a 'lynchpin'

When asked on " Fox News Sunday" why he pushed for Bannon's removal , McMaster said "this is not as significant as it appears , I think". Thursday, Trump gathered his national security team on Air Force One while flying to Florida to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Author: 0 North Korean missile explodes on launch

The launch attempt took place in the Sinpo area of the North the day after a huge military parade took place in Pyongyang. U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence, as part of a 10-day trip to Asia, arrives in South Korea on Sunday in what his aides said was a sign of the U.S.

Author: 0 On Asia Trip, Pence May Fill Details on North Korea Policy

Ahead of Pence's arrival, North Korea's vice foreign minister told The Associated Press in an interview that Trump was the culprit of escalating tensions through his tweets and expansion of military exercises, arguing that the US was becoming "more vicious and more aggressive" under Trump compared to his predecessor.

Author: 0 Biloxi celebrates Jackie Robinson, Biloxi Dodgers

Everything was perfectly placed Saturday, when it came to the Jackie Robinson statue the Los Angeles Dodgers unveiled at Dodger Stadium. By establishing April 15 as "Jackie Robinson Day" throughout Major League Baseball, we are further ensuring that the incredible contributions and sacrifices he made - for baseball and society - will not be forgotten.

Author: 0 United States' first female Muslim judge found dead in NY

The first African-American woman to serve on NY state's highest court - a judge described as a trailblazer and "humble pioneer" - was found dead Wednesday afternoon in the Hudson River . "Our thoughts and prayers are with Judge Abdus-Salaam's family and as soon as it is available, we will forward information on funeral and memorial arrangements as well as any preferred charity designated for donations in her memory".

National Man who found fugitive describes him as cordial
Author: 0 Man who found fugitive describes him as cordial

Spoden in a news release. Arrangements are being made for Jakubowski to be returned to Rock County for further investigation and charges. "It ended because a citizen gave a clue", Moore said. Tactical officers moved in about 6 a.m. and arrested Jakubowski without resistance, according to the Rock County Sheriff's Office. "He could have just said, 'Get off my property, ' and that be it, but he didn't".

Author: 0 Jackie Robinson a golden Dodger now immortalized in bronze

He went 0-for-3 at the plate on that day, but Robinson would become the 1947 Rookie of the Year, a six-time All-Star (1949-54), NL batting champ (1949) and NL MVP (1949). "I also wanted to capture his historical significance". "Here it is, 70 years later and he's still being recognized". Their other son, Jackie Jr., died in a vehicle accident in 1971.

Author: 0 Trump advisers Stephen Bannon, Jared Kushner 'hold peace talks'

Numerous reports this week have signaled that the populist provocateur considered leaving the White House following his removal from the National Security Council's principals committee, although Bannon has denied those. The Bannon laity meanwhile has also begun to talk about Kushner and his wife Ivanka as the kind of wealthy elitists that Trump had promised to drain from Washington, although both Trump (and for that matter Bannon himself) belong to the same class.

Author: 0 Arkansas Supreme Court grants stay of execution for one condemned inmate

The challenges were filed by eight death row prisoners scheduled to be executed by the end of April - the fastest pace of executions since the death penalty was reinstated in 1976. Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen granted a temporary restraining order after the drug company said its product, vercurium bromide, was acquired by the Arkansas Department of Correction with the understanding it would be used for medical purposes, not executions.

Author: 0 Dozens march in Raleigh demanding Trump release tax returns

In Berkeley, Calif., at least a dozen people were arrested when protests in a park spilled out into the city's streets and led to violent clashes between pro- and anti-Trump groups. Federal tax authorities say that does not bar him from releasing the returns. The Tax March also want to use the protests to force a public debate about reforming the USA tax system.

Author: 0 Jackie Robinson statue unveiled at Dodger Stadium

To honor his time in the MLB as the first African American baseball player in the modern era, both the Cleveland Indians and Detroit Tigers are sporting the number 42 on their jerseys on Saturday at Progressive Field. "He used to come home and say, 'I got a standing ovation today, ' and he would be so shocked". When black Americans fought for America during World War II, they were in effect involved in two wars.

National Turkey pushes for Russian Federation to stop backing Assad's Syrian regime
Author: 0 Turkey pushes for Russian Federation to stop backing Assad's Syrian regime

In an interview that aired on ABC's This Week , Tillerson said USA strategy in Syria is to first defeat ISIS, "then we hope to turn our attention to cease fire agreements between the regime and opposition forces. Rubio supported President Donald Trump's order of missile strikes against a Syrian air base on Thursday. He added: "There is no such thing as 'Assad yes, but ISIS, no.' This theory that you can defeat ISIS as long as Assad is there is not true.

Author: 0 Is Trump gonna ax Bannon and Priebus?

McCarthy has been an ally to Trump since the summer, but, as with Cohn, it's unclear how deep Trump's trust runs with them. "He is staying", the senior aide said. "Reince is chief of staff", said a source. Finally, Mr. Bannon identified why they could not compromise, according to someone with knowledge of the conversation.

Author: 0 Federal judge blocks 6 executions in 10 days in Arkansas

The Arkansas attorney general's office said the decision strayed from previous cases before the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and the U.S. Supreme Court. Arkansas hasn't executed an inmate in more than 11 years because of drug shortages and legal challenges. The ruling came a day before a federal judge halted the executions on different grounds.

Author: 0 Dodgers unveil Jackie Robinson statue outside of Dodger Stadium

Robinson's widow, Rachel Robinson , as well as his two children, Sharon and David Robinson were also both in attendance, and together, the threesome counted down the moment where the blue curtain was dropped at the statue was unveiled to adoring fans and guests.

National 8 men confirmed by Senate didn't fill Supreme Court seats
Author: 0 8 men confirmed by Senate didn't fill Supreme Court seats

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Kentucky, then moved to change the rules so that the 60-vote threshold to advance Supreme Court nominations is now eliminated. "President Trump made history by telling voters who he would appoint to the Court by providing a list - the American people chose him and he in turn chose from the list, keeping his promise".

National Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship
Author: 0 Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

In a White House split between moderates and populists, Stephen Miller has been identified with the latter wing, often seen as a protege of chief strategist Steve Bannon. Ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn was sacked for misleading senior White House officials including Vice President Pence over his contacts with Kisliyak before the President's inauguration.

Author: 0 Protesters to take to streets to demand Trump release tax returns

They started at Marshall Community Park and marched along Fort Vancouver Way to the Evergreen Boulevard overpass over Interstate 5, where they held signs and waved at passing motorists before marching back to the park. The Oregon Democrat and says the people have "a basic right to know whether the president pays his fair share". The groups gathered at Martin Luther King Jr.

National Jason Dufner rides early eagles to 54-hole lead at RBC Heritage
Author: 0 Jason Dufner rides early eagles to 54-hole lead at RBC Heritage

Johnson was among the favorites to win the Masters last week after winning three straight tournaments. DeLaet is seeking his first PGA victory following three wins in his native Canada and one in South Africa. Yet, by the time the front nine was over, he'd gone out in 2-under 34 - despite two eagles. He dropped another shot to go to six-over, but three late birdies gives him hope of making the weekend.

Author: 0 Tax Day demonstrators in US take on Trump, his supporters

Tax March demonstrators flooded the streets of Washington, D.C., NY and other cities to protest Trump , who was the first presidential candidate in modern history not to release his tax returns . Mr Trump broke a long-held tradition by not releasing his paperwork during his presidential campaign. Other events were held in Chicago, Florida and New York City.

National Unlike Obama, Trump to keep list of White House visitors under wraps
Author: 0 Unlike Obama, Trump to keep list of White House visitors under wraps

But Judicial Watch, a conservative legal advocacy group which has sued administrations of both parties over the visitor records and other matters, argued that Trump should allow the Secret Service to release the logs under the Freedom of Information Act, which would allow sensitive details to remain private.

National Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay
Author: 0 Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay

In his order, Griffen prohibited Arkansas from using the paralytic drug and said he would address its future ownership at a later hearing. The preliminary injunction by U.S. In her order Saturday, Baker cited troubled lengthy executions in Alabama, Arizona, Ohio and Oklahoma that used the sedative midazolam. "Judge Griffen can not be considered remotely impartial on issues related to the death penalty", Rutledge wrote .

National Phils' Buchholz battered, bruised in blowout loss to Mets
Author: 0 Phils' Buchholz battered, bruised in blowout loss to Mets

However, Buchholz will have an MRI and other tests tomorrow to figure out the extent of the injury. As it turned out, there was no need for the New York Mets to retaliate for a Phillies pitcher throwing at one of their hitters. However, Mike Trout battled back from an 0-2 count and stroked an RBI double to right field to score Escobar and make it 5-4. Bullpen report Adam Morgan was forced into early work when Buchholz left.

Author: 0 Manifesto mailed to Trump threatens everything

They say he also mailed his anti-religious and anti-government manifesto to President Trump. Jakubowski was reportedly "highly agitated" about US politics in the aftermath of the 2016 presidential election, officials said. Capitol police to reduce the threat while protecting Ryan and his family. It's unclear if Jakubowski is hiding in the southern part of the state or has fled the area, authorities said.

Author: 0 Gwinnett County police assault victim set to speak out

Michael Bongiovanni, the first officer seen in the video. Two Georgia police officers have been fired after videos surfaced on social media showing them punching and then kicking a restrained man in the head. During Wednesday's stop, the report says, Hollins again yelled "I need to call my mom" when Bongiovanni explained why he'd pulled him over. Video of his release shows him appearing to have injuries to his lip and nose that match a police mugshot showing his face bloodied.

Author: 0 Tax Day protests demand Trump release tax returns

Trump has repeatedly said he has used legal loopholes to minimize his tax burden. Tax Day marches are scheduled in three North Carolina cities to protest President Donald Trump refusing to release his tax returns. Also on Saturday, a rally in Berkeley, California, that brought out supporters and opponents of President Trump turned violent, resulting in more than a dozen arrests, officials said.

Author: 0 LeBron, Cavs escape with 109-108 win over Pacers in Game 1

LeBron James and Co. will host the Indiana Pacers Saturday afternoon, kicking off Saturday's slate of four postseason games. Thinking about a Finals rematch against the Warriors is a bit forward after the Cavaliers squeezed out a one-point win in the first game of the first round, but it's hard to imagine this Cleveland team trying to defend Golden State's weaponry.

Author: 0 Thousands turn out in DC for Tax Day protests

Even though those at the March are not certain when or if more returns will be release, they do have a suggestion of where President Trump can start. Joe Dinkin, spokesman for the Working Families Party, one of the groups organizing the marches, said investigations into the Trump campaign's alleged connections to Russian Federation underscore the need to disclose his returns.

National Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest — GRAPHIC
Author: 0 Officers fired after punching, kicking man during arrest — GRAPHIC

A man punched and kicked in the head by two Georgia cops during a traffic stop told NBC News that he earlier had an "encounter" with one of the officers. Police Chief Butch Ayers said when Bongiovanni spoke with internal affairs, he "said nothing about the punch", an action the chief called "unreasonable and unnecessary".

National Easter Egg Hunts This Friday and Saturday
Author: 0 Easter Egg Hunts This Friday and Saturday

The Easter bunny will be at Herr Cabin for pictures. The children's eggs hunts are free for members and included in admission for non-members. Many who attended took to the parks and recreation department's Facebook page at facebook .com/iraparksandrec to compliment organizers for a successful event.

National Helicopter Easter Egg Drop tomorrow - Free Event
Author: 0 Helicopter Easter Egg Drop tomorrow - Free Event

There is one opportunity left to have breakfast with the Easter Bunny . The children's eggs hunts are free for members and included in admission for non-members. Tyler Junior College hosted an Eggstravaganza and the Tyler Parks & Recreation Department hosted its 16th annual Twilight Easter Egg Hunt for the community Thursday evening.

National SHERIFF INTERVIEW: Manhunt suspect, Joseph Jakubowski, has been caught
Author: 0 SHERIFF INTERVIEW: Manhunt suspect, Joseph Jakubowski, has been caught

Rock County Sheriff Robert D. Spoden said the suspect was living in "primitive conditions" when a landowner spotted Jakubowski camping on his property and notified authorities. By last Friday, Janesville public and private schools had closed at additional law enforcement agencies, including the FBI and Secret Service had arrived in town to assist with the investigation.

Author: 0 Whiting Celebrates Easter With "Hop into Whiting" Parade and Egg Hunt

Easter is once again nearly here and children around Durban are looking forward to a holiday filled with sweet treats, chocolate eggs and loads of colourful candy. The club supplied over 15,000 eggs to children up to 12-years-old attending Sunday's event, LeGrand said. Easter in Lee Park , one of this city's finest traditions, returns again to Oak Lawn's Lee Park and Arlington Hall Conservancy the afternoon of April 16 .

National Joseph gives students chance to participate in Easter egg hunts
Author: 0 Joseph gives students chance to participate in Easter egg hunts

Red Dam Baptist Church is hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt at Euhaw Baptist Church, 2576 Bees Creek Rd.in Ridgeland, on Saturday from 11 a.m.to 1 p.m. The Easter Bunny will be available for photos. Easter Bunny comes to Fundemonium: Visit and take photos with the Easter Bunny on Saturday at Fundemonium in Rohnert Park.

Author: 0 US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Supreme Court justice

Gorsuch has a reputation for listening and for resolving each case on its own merits, Loewy said, adding it appears he is independent from the man who nominated him, President Donald Trump. "He has sterling credentials, an excellent record and an ideal judicial temperament", McConnell said on the Senate floor, according to CNN. I am so grateful to the almost 10,000 NOM members who grabbed an oar and actively worked with us to support Justice Gorsuch's confirmation.

Author: 0 Gun Theft Suspect With Manifesto for Trump Is Captured

When the property owner called authorities, he said a suspicious person was camping "and refused to leave when he had been asked to do so", the sheriff's office said. "Make no mistake: What could have happened here was a mass shooting". "He looked disheveled, and like he hadn't slept in some time", said Rock County Sheriff Robert Spoden .

National Hop to it! Easter activities in Ottawa for the whole family
Author: 0 Hop to it! Easter activities in Ottawa for the whole family

The Great Prescott Easter Egg Hunt , 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Saturday , April 15, at Prescott Mile High Middle School, 300 S. Granite St. Food vendors, soft drinks, carnival, more than 20,000 Easter eggs and 50 golden tickets. Additionally, Keystone's Edgewater Café in Lakeside Village will offer brunch with the bunny from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Make brunch reservations by calling 970-496-4386.

Author: 0 Tax Day demonstrators demand that Trump release tax returns

In a Quinnipiac University poll released on April 4, more than two-thirds of the respondents said Trump should publicly release his tax returns. On Saturday, thousands of protesters descended on Thomas Paine Plaza in Philadelphia to demand that Trump make his most recent tax returns public.

Author: 0 Cop Fired for Kicking Handcuffed Man in Head

A witness shot cell phone video showing Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni striking Demetrius Bryan Hollins in the face as he got out of a auto with both hands up, Public Information Officer Corporal Deon Washington said. "My name is Demetrius Hollins and all I can say is I wish this never happened to me", Hollins said. Possible charges against the two officers includes battery, assault under the color of law and violation of oath.

National Jimmy Kimmel mocks United Airlines in parody ad following flight incident
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel mocks United Airlines in parody ad following flight incident

One security officer involved has reportedly been placed on leave . Embattled airline United has made a further move to smooth things over following the violent removal of a passenger, by offering refunds to all those on the flight. A 69-year-old man of Asian descent was asked to disembark as the flight was overbooked, but refused to do so. That is not who our family at United is, and he saw us at a bad moment.