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Author: 0 Trump headed to Mar-a-Lago for Easter weekend

Temporary flight restrictions also are resuming in the area near Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate through Sunday. Like Obama, the current commander-in-chief is an avid golfer. The agency says Trump was never on the helicopter. The White House didn't respond to questions about the reason the helicopter was there. The 45th president was spotted at the Trump International Golf Course in West Palm Beach, Florida , for the second day in a row after the USA launched cruise missiles at a Syrian air ...

Author: 0 Trumps removes chief strategist Steve Bannon from NSC

The new memorandum , restores the status of CIA Director, and chairman of the United States military's Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Director of National Intelligence, which were initially downgraded. The decision suggests that Bannon's still-substantial power in the White House is being restrained and limited-though public statements by Bannon and the White House are offering other excuses.

National North Park Elementary in San Bernardino reopens a week after shooting
Author: 0 North Park Elementary in San Bernardino reopens a week after shooting

A panicked 911 caller immediately identified a teacher's husband as the man who opened fire at the San Bernardino elementary school and told the dispatcher that she had locked herself in the office. What do you say to a child who has gone through something so devastating? "So in my mind, I'm thinking 'He's shooting anybody and everybody, '" she said.

National Rue 21 to close New River Valley Mall location, hundreds more
Author: 0 Rue 21 to close New River Valley Mall location, hundreds more

The Warrendale, Pa. -based company called the closings "difficult but necessary". "It was a hard but necessary decision", the message reads underneath the Kingsport location status. The brand now doesn't have a list of all of its store closures, but you can find its locations here and check if a specific store is shutting down.

Author: 0 Former ICE Official Challenges Trump's Tough Immigration Policy

Other immigrants apprehended for crossing the border illegally face civil procedures, with deportation the only penalty. To that end, Sessions announced that each US attorney would be required to designate a point person on border security prosecutions by April 18.

National United Airlines still in recovery as passenger mulls lawsuit over removal
Author: 0 United Airlines still in recovery as passenger mulls lawsuit over removal

Likewise, the Chicago Aviation Department has said only that one of its employees who removed Dao did not follow proper procedures and has been placed on leave . Today, unlike other airport police forces in Los Angeles, New York and Minneapolis, Chicago's aviation police are not allowed to carry guns. Already, attorneys have filed a chancery motion asking that all evidence in the case be preserved.

National DeLaet now tied for 1st at RBC Heritage
Author: 0 DeLaet now tied for 1st at RBC Heritage

Donald, four times a runner-up in the tournament, had three consecutive birdies on the front nine and a superb bunker shot to two feet from a precarious plugged lie helped him to save par at the 17th. Tway holed out for eagle from the fairway on the par-4 12th and played the opening nine in 6-under 30. "I really got it going on the back nine and that bodes well for (Sunday)".

National Six Seriously Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash on I-4
Author: 0 Six Seriously Injured in Single-Vehicle Crash on I-4

Troopers said the crash happened around 7 p.m. Saturday on I-4 westbound near mile marker 4. The crash shut-down part of I-4 for several hours. According to FHP, the 14-year-old lost control of the Ford Explorer he was driving after he over-corrected during a lane change.

National Gas prices dip in Lansing area
Author: 0 Gas prices dip in Lansing area

The five states with the lowest prices are SC ($2.124 a gallon), Oklahoma ($2.156), MS ($2.169), Arkansas ($2.173) and Tennessee ($2.173). When comparing prices from this same time past year the prices are almost 41 cents per gallon higher that in 2016 and eight cents higher than one month ago.

National 13-Year-Old Boy In Critical Condition After Berks County Shooting
Author: 0 13-Year-Old Boy In Critical Condition After Berks County Shooting

Sunday, according to Pennsylvania State Police. Moments later Hale punched in the window screen and began yelling at the boys, according to police. As they fled, police said, the friends heard gunshots and screams, and Hale was seen leaving the scene in the hatchback, which was driven by an unknown female.

National Cleveland police widen manhunt for Facebook murder suspect
Author: 0 Cleveland police widen manhunt for Facebook murder suspect

The suspect has been identified as Steve Stephens . Authorities said Stephens is a black male who is 6-feet 1-inch, weighs 244 pounds and is bald with a full beard. Police would not disclose any more information, but they said she is safe. Police said they have been talking with family and friends of Stephens, who is a case manager at Beech Brook , a behavioral health agency headquartered in Pepper Pike, near Cleveland .

National Detroit police officers shot on city's west side
Author: 0 Detroit police officers shot on city's west side

One officer remains in critical condition at a local hospital after a bullet struck him in the face, Craig said. The officer officer was struck in the face and is now listed in critical condition at Sinai Grace Hospital. A woman and her two sons, 19-years-old & 14-years-old, who live at the home were detained by police. Detroit Police Chief James Craig said an officer was shot in the face and critically injured by a 19-year-old who saw flashlights and called 911 before opening fire on ...

Author: 0 Lawyers: Don't rush Arkansas executions decision

Local media outlets had tweeted photos and video of Griffen appearing to mimic an inmate strapped to a gurney at the demonstration. Easter Sunday delivered no major court decisions after a flurry of orders and appeals filed on Friday and Saturday, leaving Arkansas' execution plans shelved, at least temporarily.

National Sessions: Trump 'Not Backing Down' on Wall, Border Security
Author: 0 Sessions: Trump 'Not Backing Down' on Wall, Border Security

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Tuesday that the Department of Justice would devote more resources to crack down on immigration offenses. Immigration offenses make up more than half of all arrests made by federal law enforcement, according to recently released DOJ data.

Author: 0 Kushner, Dunford meet with Iraqi prime minister

Navy Capt. Greg Hicks , a spokesman for the chairman, said on April 3 that Dunford had arrived in Iraq for meetings, including with coalition officials, accompanied by Kushner and Thomas Bossert, the president's homeland security adviser , according to a report by The New York Times .

National Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions
Author: 0 Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

After issuing his order, Griffen went to the Governor's Mansion and joined a protest outside against the death penalty. This 2010 photo provided by the U.S District Court of Eastern District of Arkansas shows U.S. The executions are set to begin Monday, April 17. The actor also told the assemblage, "There's a wrong thing to do and the right thing to do". The filing is among a flurry of lawsuits in state and federal courts aimed at halting the executions.

Author: 0 Sheriff announces Drug Take-Back event

The Kennesaw Police Department will host a prescription drug "Take-Back" initiative on April 29 from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. that seeks to prevent increased pill abuse and theft. "This is the ideal time to safely dispose of prescription medications that have expired and/or are no longer in use", stated a news release about the event.

Author: 0 Turkey Approves Presidential System in Tight Referendum

Controversy flared Sunday after the High Electoral Board announced it would not accept ballots that were missing ballot commission stamps. Among other changes, the amendments to Turkey's Constitution envisage the introduction of the presidential form of government.

Author: 0 United States and Russian Federation struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

Both Lavrov and Tillerson made mention of plans to establish a working group with representatives from the State Department and Russia's foreign ministry with the goal of improving relations between the two nations. It was wrong to blame Assad without knowing the facts, he said. "Right now just words, not facts", said Sergey Lavrov , Russia's Foreign Minister.

National Neil Gorsuch receives enough votes to be confirmed by Senate
Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch receives enough votes to be confirmed by Senate

To view the full article, register now. Gorsuch will fill the Supreme Court's ninth judicial seat, which has been vacant since the sudden death of former Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia in February of previous year. Gorsuch served as a law clerk for Justice Anthony Kennedy, and becomes the first person confirmed to the Supreme Court to serve beside the justice for whom he clerked.

National New York Lawmakers Approve Plan for Tuition-free College
Author: 0 New York Lawmakers Approve Plan for Tuition-free College

Students from families making up to $100,000 a year would be eligible in the program's first year, and by the third year that would increase to $125,000 a year. "Today, college is what high school was - it should always be an option even if you can't afford it", Cuomo said in a statement . Those students would get a maximum award of $3,000.

Author: 0 At Easter, Trump has yet to find a church home in DC

He then summoned Bannon and Kushner to the Oval. After inviting his very stylish and very quiet son-in-law Jared Kushner, played by late night host Jimmy Fallon, and his former campaign chairman Steven Bannon, played by the Grim Reaper, into the Oval Office, Trump detailed what makes each important to him.

Author: 0 U.S. secretary of state, China discuss Korea

The attempted launch occurred a day after the regime of Kim Jong Un showed off a bevy of new missiles and launchers at its annual military parade. A North Korean missile test that failed seconds after launch may have been sabotaged by a U.S.

Author: 0 Republican Holds On in Closely-Watched Kansas Special House Election

President Donald Trump stepped into a surprisingly competitive special. "There's several moving things in Congress right now", Estes said. Ted Cruz was dispatched to campaign for Estes. The Republican Congressional Campaign Committee dumped $130,000 into the race. A tally Tuesday morning showed more than 12,600 donors to Thompson. She said she believed his victory meant "people are holding onto the president's message".

National Pro-, Anti-Trump Protesters Clash in Berkeley
Author: 0 Pro-, Anti-Trump Protesters Clash in Berkeley

Independent Journal Review reported that police were instructed to use "non-lethal tactics" for crowd control. According to the news outlet, Trump backers and alt-right activists were holding a "free speech" rally at the park, when anti-Trump protesters headed to the same spot.

Author: 0 Previously Public Information, Trump Makes White House Visitor Logs Secret

Jared Kushner , a senior White House adviser and son-in-law to President Donald Trump, is in advanced talks to sell his stake in a real estate technology company to a venture-capital firm as part of his efforts to divest himself of many business ties, according to people familiar with the matter.

Author: 0 Cleveland police search for man in Facebook Live fatal shooting

Stephens is the suspect of a massive manhunt who recorded himself shooting and killing an older man on Facebook. Police issued an aggravated murder arrest warrant for Stephens early Monday. Police have not verified any other shootings or deaths. The video stayed up on Facebook for nearly three hours before it was taken down. The video of Sunday's homicide was viewable on Facebook for about three hours before it was removed and Stephens' profile was deactivated.

National Facts about Justice Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court
Author: 0 Facts about Justice Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court

As I watched Neil Gorsuch sworn in as our newest Supreme Court justice, I realized that my personal mission in the 2016 presidential election was accomplished. "I will never forget for to whom much is given, much will be expected and I promise you that I will do all my powers permit to be a faithful servant of the constitutional laws of this great nation", he concluded.

National Senate confirms Gorsuch for Supreme Court, delivers big win for Trump
Author: 0 Senate confirms Gorsuch for Supreme Court, delivers big win for Trump

The US Senate has confirmed Neil Gorsuch as the ninth justice on the US Supreme Court. The Senate's 52 Republicans threatened to use the nuclear option to break the filibuster and did so on Thursday. Judge Gorsuch has made it clear that he will not impose his own personal beliefs on the law, but will apply the law as written. The maneuvering played out in a tense Senate chamber with most members in their seats, a rare and theatrical occurrence.

Author: 0 $14 Million Poured Into Georgia's Special Election

During Thompson's campaign it was somewhat hard to recognise he was running as a Democrat. While the 11 Republicans largely attacked each other in ad spending, the GOP Congressional Leadership Fund spent $2.1 million against Ossoff directly, while the National Republican Congressional Committee poured $1.8 million against the leading Democrat.

Author: 0 United States and Russian Federation agree on Syria probe

And the USA warned Russian Federation that it is only isolating itself with its continued support of Assad. Trump is increasing pressure on Russian President Vladimir Putin to abandon Assad just as U.S. The council was meeting ahead of a vote later in the day on a draft resolution demanding that the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation of the suspected chemical attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhun.

National California State Assembly Passes Resolution Commemorating Legacy of Jackie Robinson
Author: 0 California State Assembly Passes Resolution Commemorating Legacy of Jackie Robinson

As Rachel Robinson said on the occasion of a recent documentary about her husband, "There is a lot more that needs to be done". Scotty Bowman was 12 years old when he saw Jackie Robinson play in Montreal. "I'm just happy. I'm bubbling over". Dr. Revel says the museum tells the history of black baseball in America through the eyes of Birmingham. They pointed out the signs, and where he "belonged", and in stunned silence he walked in the "correct" direction; until he died, I don't think he ...

Author: 0 Democrats 'Fired Up and Mobilizing' After Narrow Kansas Loss

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. Democrats almost caught Republican napping and came close to plucking one seat away from the GOP's majority, but ... they didn't, and in the end didn't really come close - even with the head start and organizational advantage.

National Gov. Ivey's first day in office marked by meetings, firing, bill
Author: 0 Gov. Ivey's first day in office marked by meetings, firing, bill

The governor of the conservative southern USA state pleaded guilty in an agreement with prosecutors on Monday to two misdemeanor campaign violations. "I explained to Gov. Bentley it would be a crime if he has used state resources to facilitate a relationship or if he used campaign funds to facilitate the relationship", Collier told reporters at a news conference.

Author: 0 'Who paid for' rallies seeking release of tax returns

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer has said the president's refusal to release his taxes could undercut his push for tax reform. But tax officials have said he can in fact release them if he so wishes. Seventy-one-year-old Ilene Singh said he's wrong. "The only way we're ever going to get government to act is keep them on their heels and show up", said Arik Bjorn.

Author: 0 Pence lands in South Korea soon after failed launch by North

McMaster's comments came the same weekend that North Korea paraded its military arsenal to celebrate the anniversary of the birth of its founder - and conducted a failed missile test . The administration's immediate emphasis, the officials said, will be on increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of Beijing . "I have great confidence that China will properly deal with North Korea".

Author: 0 Trump won't rule out second Yellen term, signaling drift to the mainstream

That's not what Trump said a year ago: "I have nothing against Janet Yellen whatsoever, she's very capable person". Trump shifted from praising Yellen to criticizing her over the course of his presidential campaign, saying in September she should be "ashamed of herself" and accusing her of doing a "political job" that's led to a "very false economy".

Author: 0 Cleveland police searching for suspect who broadcast killing on Facebook

Despite Stephens' claims that he killed 13 or 14 other people, "currently, there are no other victims that we know of", Williams said. Police have not verified that information. Williams said the city was not on lockdown and urged people to watch out for each other. The chief also said they've been talking with Stephens' friends and family.

National Melissa McCarthy back as Sean Spicer
Author: 0 Melissa McCarthy back as Sean Spicer

Spicer said these acts were worse than the Nazi regime. According to Stern, Spicer's stupidity shifted the conversation from Assad's atrocities against his own people to the question of how Spicer could "not know that Hitler marched his own people ...

Author: 0 Kendall Jenner's Pulled Pepsi Ad is Immortalized With Legos

It found that 44% of people had a more favourable view of the fizzy drinks company after watching the ad, while only a quarter had a less favourable view. Jenner is set to host two events at Coachella this weekend with sister Kylie Jenner by her side. In the spot, the happy parade caught model Kendall Jenner's interest, who then shed her blonde wig, wiped her lipstick off, and joined the crowd.

National N. Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder
Author: 0 N. Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on Thursday unveiled the sprawling Ryomyong street development, a prestige housing project repeatedly promised in time to mark the occasion. China, the country's sole major ally and economic lifeline, has come under increasing pressure to curb Pyongyang's militarism, but Beijing fears dramatic action could cause the regime's collapse, sending a flood of refugees across its borders and leave the United States military on its doorstep.