Author: 0 The 16 Funniest Tweets About This Year's White House Easter Egg Roll

There was even a miniature press secretary podium where kids could try out Sean Spicer's job (insert obvious joke here). Of course, Twitter users had some thoughts about Monday's Easter celebration. That year, singer Idina Menzel, Silento and others performed and the young attendees watched cooking demonstrations by celebrity chefs and shot hoops and batted tennis balls on courts alongside professional athletes.

Author: 0 Court halts two Arkansas executions

Bruce Ward and Don Davis were both granted stays in a 4-3 decision by the Arkansas Supreme Court. Attorneys had asked for the stay while the U.S. Supreme Court takes up a separate case concerning inmates' access to independent mental health experts.

Author: 0 Mom, daughter die in severe storm in Louisiana

In Louisiana, the storm also brought hurricane-force winds, large hail and sparked flash flooding. Edwards signed the statewide declaration Monday before embarking on a trip to survey storm damage in Rapides and St. "She was not allowed to leave, and she did not consent to what occurred", he said. He says the woman told the operator she could hear sirens when the two lost contact.

Author: 0 Terry to leave Chelsea at end of season

However, he has already started studying for coaching qualifications and learning Portuguese to keep options open. We had some extremely positive discussions but with everything taken into careful consideration I've determined it's the appropriate time for me personally to leave.

Author: 0 Everything Trump has said about releasing his tax returns

That number comes from a MoveOn.Org poll . The IRS has confirmed that individuals under audit are permitted to release their returns. That process is fast-tracked, but Trump's files will take longer to look over than previous presidents because of his vast wealth and holdings.

Author: 0 Students return to California school a week after shooting

Smith's husband". Lena Hammerling and her daughters Melissa, left, and Maci, right, and an unidentified child look at a sidewalk memorial dedicated to the teacher and student who were shot to death Monday at North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino, Calif ., Tuesday, April 11, 2017.

Author: 0 Trump attacks lead Democrat in Georgia congressional race

The seat, open thanks to GOP Rep. Tom Price's ascension to head the Department of Health and Human Services, has been a strong Republican seat for the past several decades. Clinton famously did not visit Wisconsin once during the campaign , which along with Pennsylvania and MI, were the rocks upon which her presidential hopes ultimately ran aground.

National Army says 1 dead, 2 injured in helicopter crash
Author: 0 Army says 1 dead, 2 injured in helicopter crash

One crew member on the helicopter was medivaced, according to a Fort Belvoir spokesperson. No names have been released. The Black Hawk is from the 12th Aviation Battalion stationed at Davison Airfield, Fort Belvoir in Virginia, according to the Army.

National Andy Karl will lead Broadway's 'Groundhog Day' opening
Author: 0 Andy Karl will lead Broadway's 'Groundhog Day' opening

Following a brief delay, a stage manager called for a doctor in the house, and after that told the audience that the show would resume shortly. As previously reported by Playbill, Groundhog Day star Andy Karl sustained an injury onstage during the second act number "Philanthropy" during the April 14 performance.

National Cleveland police seek man they say broadcast killing on Facebook
Author: 0 Cleveland police seek man they say broadcast killing on Facebook

This Sunday, April 16, 2017 frame from video posted on Facebook shows Robert Godwin Cleveland moments before being fatally shot. Police say Steve Stephens shot Goodwin on Sunday afternoon while he was recording live on Facebook. Stephens' Facebook page also has been removed. It was up for about three hours before it was removed. They said Stephens might be driving a white or cream-colored Ford Fusion, and that he was armed and unsafe.

Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch First Day Cases Originalism Neal Katyal

Gorsuch focused his first line of questioning on the wording of the statute, asking the employee's attorney, Christopher Landau, several questions about where in the law it says district courts have jurisdiction to hear civil service claims.

National Meet the first runner to show up for the Boston Marathon
Author: 0 Meet the first runner to show up for the Boston Marathon

Alongside her husband, Aaron, the Revells have raised almost $30,000 in the last three years for the Dana-Farber Marathon Challenge. She's joined in the field by countrywoman Buzunesh Deba, the 2014 champion. All three runners have participated in multiple marathons, but this will be the first Boston Marathon for all of them. When the women's marathon was added to the Summer Games in 1984, the qualifiers at the U.S.

National Man accused of Facebook video killing said he 'just snapped'
Author: 0 Man accused of Facebook video killing said he 'just snapped'

Facebook vowed to "do better" after the social network unwittingly played host to a series of disturbing videos that culminated in the shooting and killing of an elderly man. However, Osofsky claims they only received a report about the second video containing the murder footage more than an hour and 45 minutes after it was posted.

Author: 0 Trump signs bill allowing states to defund Planned Parenthood

That's because reports recently surfaced that Trump's daughter, who now holds a formal position in his administration as assistant to the president, Ivanka Trump, had met with Planned Parenthood president Cecile Richards in January. "The resolution signed today simply ensures that states are no forced to fund an abortion business with taxpayer dollars", Dannenfelser argued. The law signed Thursday by the president began in the House and narrowly passed the Senate, only after Vice President ...

Author: 0 Trumps Greet Children and Families at Easter Egg Roll

Madison wore a pink flowered dress and Joshua donned a dapper khaki hat. Moments later, Trump blew a whistle three times , each time sending groups of youngsters scurrying to deftly use a wooden spoon to maneuver their dyed egg several yards across the finish line.

Author: 0 More than 21000 expected at Trump's first Easter Egg Roll

This year, the White House was slow to make tickets available or to detail its plans, leaving some of the event devotees to fret that the first family would do away with the longtime tradition, which dates back to 1878. Before joining the festivities with his family, Trump thanked his wife for "working on this for a long time to make it flawless". "I'm really concerned for the Trump people, because they have failed to fill some really vital posts, and this thing is all hands on deck".

National USA police search for man who broadcast deadly shooting on Facebook
Author: 0 USA police search for man who broadcast deadly shooting on Facebook

Selinsgrove state trooper Rick Blair said the Pennsylvania State Police were alerted to be on the lookout for Stephens but Blair said the Valley was not mentioned in the report as a place of interest. The shooting is the latest violent incident to have been screened on Facebook, raising further questions about the way the social network moderates graphic content.

National 13 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump rallies
Author: 0 13 arrested in California pro and anti-Trump rallies

Police said also that there have been numerous reports of pepper spray being used in the crowd. Trump supporters, some of them members of the alt-right movement, were there for a "free speech" rally. Berkeley has a long history of liberal activism and the University of California, Berkeley, was a center of protests in the 1960s. One video shot by Bauer shows pro and anti-Trump supporters aggressively throwing objects at one another and voicing their mutual displeasure.

National Pacers could have Glenn Robinson III back for Game 2
Author: 0 Pacers could have Glenn Robinson III back for Game 2

You, Myles Turner . The second-year player - and basically rookie center - was utterly invisible, pushed around and limited to six points on 3-of-10 shooting and just five rebounds. Paul George had 32 points to pace IN once again, with 14 coming IN a fourth quarter that saw the Pacers outscore the Cavs 33-21 and get as close as a four-point deficit with 19.5 seconds left to play.

Author: 0 Ark. clears 2 major legal hurdles to execution plan

The Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday halted the executions of two men scheduled to be put to death within hours and removed a circuit judge from all cases involving the death penalty after he participated in an anti-death penalty demonstration.

Author: 0 Graham DeLaet, Luke Donald share lead after two rounds at RBC Heritage

After missing the cut at his past two Tour starts, including the Masters, Rod Pampling, made a flying start with birdies at the first two holes before finishing with a two-under par 69 to be in a tie for 35th. With the golf course in excellent shape, many players are saying the best it's ever been, and Harbour Town's familiar wind is lying down, so more players than usual have had the chance to shoot low rounds.

Author: 0 Court of Appeals Grants AG Rutledge's Appeal to Vacate Stays of Execution

But even before the federal judge decision over the weekend, a state judge on Friday blocked the use of one of the drugs used in the three-drug lethal cocktail after a complaint from a drug distributor - though the company said Saturday it was withdrawing its complaint due to the federal order.

National Victim shocked by Utah judge remark in rape case
Author: 0 Victim shocked by Utah judge remark in rape case

Julia Kirby, who was 19 when she was groped on multiple occasions by Vallejo, her brother-in-law, tells the AP that she plans to file an official complaint against the Provo, Utah judge. "But I think whenever you do that in a case like this, you've also got to say, 'But it doesn't excuse what you've done'". McBride said he did not think it was inappropriate to point out the good things someone had done in their life.

National First-Time Boston Marathoners Emerge Victorious
Author: 0 First-Time Boston Marathoners Emerge Victorious

Four-time Olympian Abdi Abdirahman finished sixth overall in 2:12:45 and as the top Masters (age 40+) runner. Troopers have participated in the prestigious 26.2-mile race for the past 15 years and their hard work has paid off - they've raised tens of thousands of dollars for charity.

National Oil and Gas: California Legislature approves tax, fee hike for roads
Author: 0 Oil and Gas: California Legislature approves tax, fee hike for roads

The proposal aims to address a $59 billion backlog in deferred maintenance on state highways and $78 billion on local streets and roads. "To that end, as much as I appreciated the many benefits of SB 1 - including improving our roads, creating jobs and continuing to invest in local communities - I could not support the proposal unless I was confident that we could continue to protect air quality in the Inland Empire and across California".

Author: 0 $50000 Reward for Facebook Killer as Manhunt Goes 'National'

In addition to residents of NY, authorities are asking people who live in Pennsylvania, Indiana and MI to be on the alert. They're urging people in the nearby states of Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI to be on the lookout, and warned Stephens should be considered armed and unsafe.

National Suspect in Washington mall shooting found dead
Author: 0 Suspect in Washington mall shooting found dead

The Snohomish County Sheriff's Office, which runs the jail, did not immediately return messages left by The Associated Press seeking details. Cetin faced five aggravated first-degree murder charges for his shooting rampage, which killed three women, one man and one teenage girl.

Author: 0 Trump's First White House Easter Egg Roll

She wanted to focus on "military bands, and.the family itself", Ms Grisham said. "As we renew this tradition, thank you for joining us... we wish you great fun", Melania Trump said, welcoming her attendees. Those traditional elements include the egg roll, an egg dying station, a cookie decorating station, an art wall, a thank-you card station where children could write to troops and veterans.

Author: 0 Kenyans have a banner day at the Boston Marathon

Earlier in the morning a tail wind helped propel the wheelchair competitors to course-record times, but as the day went on the mercury rose. Kiplagat beat her nearest competitors , Rose Chelimo of Bahrain and Jordan Hasay of OR, by more than a minute according to CBS Boston.

National First woman to officially run Boston Marathon finishes race again at 70
Author: 0 First woman to officially run Boston Marathon finishes race again at 70

Davis, 59, John W Duffield, 70, Kelli Gibbs, 35, Brian P Kerns, 60, Casey M. Schwenk, 24, Sara Stahl, 51, Skip Tucker, 62, Jacob E Verrue, 35 and Josh Wheal, 36. Switzer" hid her gender. "He's incredibly strong, especially on the downhills". "You say, 'What am I doing this for?' But you know, honestly, it's the first chance I've gotten to run after the bombing".

Author: 0 Police claim Facebook killer Steve Stephens is not in the Philadelphia area

But Stephens remains at large as the hunt for him expanded nationwide, police said. He is described as a black man with a bald head and beard, standing 6 foot 1 inch and weighing 240 pounds. " If you see me again, it'll be a miracle ", she quoted him as saying. She was "just dumbfounded" and called Stephens. " She's the reason that this is about to happen to you ", he said as the older man tried to shield himself with a shopping bag.

National Local runners Rupp, Hasay finish in Top 3 at Boston Marathon
Author: 0 Local runners Rupp, Hasay finish in Top 3 at Boston Marathon

The premiere at Boston's Boch Center Wang Theater took place four years after the Boston Marathon bombing killed three and injured several hundred. Then in late 2016, the 25-year-old made a decision to move to the marathon. Marathon Monday, or Patriots' Day, is considered one of great sports days of the year in Boston. The Boston Athletic Association, which organizes the race, gave Dunham exclusive rights to its archive of photos, video and marathon memorabilia.

Author: 0 The Facebook victim was a granddad walking home after Easter meal

Police urged the suspect to turn himself in, but he remained on the loose into the night. "There are no more victims that we know are tied to him", police said. National reports say his cell phone pinged a tower in the Harborcreek area but local police are not confirming that as of now. And I'm not just saying that for cameras, as people do...that ain't right, but I'm telling you the truth.

National Pro-Trump Rally in Berkeley Turns Violent
Author: 0 Pro-Trump Rally in Berkeley Turns Violent

AJ Alegria, 31, of Sacramento said he also came to Berkeley to help defend Trump supporters. The city press release advised peaceful protesters to separate themselves from violence in order to keep themselves safe, and to prevent crimes from taking place under the cover of the crowd.

Author: 0 What It Means, and Why It Matters — Georgia's Special Election

Trump contended on Twitter that media organizations are trying to "play the same game with Georgia-BAD!" FISHER: I am very, very concerned about this district, Tom Price's district. National Republicans have sought to blunt Ossoff's momentum by tying him to national Democrats, particularly House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi. We visited Jon Ossoff's headquarters for some answers.

Author: 0 Eggs abound: Easter egg hunts set for area starting Saturday

This is the 11th year for the Culver's egg hunt, which is open to children up to age 12. At 3 p.m. the United Methodist Church of Atascadero will host an event called Good Friday Stations of the Cross. Participants who collect additional pledges for the Northumberland Humane Society are eligible to collect more eggs. Children should bring a basket or bag for egg collection.

National Bakersfield church hosting community Easter egg hunt until Sunday
Author: 0 Bakersfield church hosting community Easter egg hunt until Sunday

Co-sponsors of the event are Prevention Links, New Birth Grand Lodge of NJ and the Union County Parks and Recreation Dept. The Easter Egg Hunt was divided into different sections based on age groups. However, there's still thousands and thousands of bite sized Snickers etc. being stuffed into those obnoxious plastic eggs (and don't get me wrong, I love me some Snickers!), only for the eggs to eventually end up in the trash.

Author: 0 Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon

You're going to grow hair on your chest.' It was hilarious, the myths. Kathrine Switzer was 20 years old when she became the first woman to officially enter the Boston Marathon in 1967. It was the fourth straight year an Ethiopian has won (including Deba, who never actually made it to the top of the podium). "It's so exciting to see Americans being competitive here", said Rupp, the Olympic bronze medalist who was making his Boston debut.

Author: 0 Cleveland police made contact with Steve Stephens after Facebook killing

Multiple law enforcement agencies, including Cleveland police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, said that Stephens may have left the state and cautioned residents off Pennsylvania, New York, Michigan and IN to be on alert. Stephens worked at Beech Brook , a behavioral health agency headquartered in Pepper Pike, near Cleveland . The video was later removed by Facebook, but it was still being widely shared online early Monday.

National White House: Trump won't release 2016 tax returns because they're being audited
Author: 0 White House: Trump won't release 2016 tax returns because they're being audited

A protester dressed as Spiderman holds a sign that reads "with great power comes great responsibility", during the Tax March in Downtown Los Angeles for the president to release his tax returns April 15, 2017. A day after the massive January 21 women's march in Washington and other cities, comedy writer Frank Lesser tapped out on Twitter, "Trump claims no one cares about his taxes".

National Neil Gorsuch is sworn in as Supreme Court justice
Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch is sworn in as Supreme Court justice

That could mean one or more justices are writing dissents from the court's decision against hearing the case, or that the justices are waiting for Gorsuch's views on the matter. He will also participate in the last round of oral arguments, beginning April 17, including a major separation of church and state case from Missouri.

Author: 0 A White Supremacist Protest March In Berkeley On Saturday Turned Violent

According to authorities, eleven people were injured, including one who was stabbed. A bleeding right-wing protester records video of himself at the corner of Center and Milvia Streets in Berkeley, Calif. "These people create violence all the time ... somebody has to stand up to them", said Alegria, who was injured in the fight. The police presence was light there and only two or three officers were seen near the crossroads.

Author: 0 Facebook Killer At Large: Who is suspect Steve Stephens?

The murder of 74-year-old Robert Goodwin Jr. has set a manhunt for Stephens underway. Cleveland police are now investigating a homicide after police said the suspect used Facebook live during the killing. Police are warning that the suspect should be considered armed and risky. A spokeswoman for Beech Brook, in suburban Pepper Pike, issued a statement Monday that says 37-year-old suspect Steve Stephens has been employed there since 2008 and has been a vocational specialist in a ...

National Most Americans no longer think Trump keeps his promises
Author: 0 Most Americans no longer think Trump keeps his promises

The poll was conducted by phone between April 5-9 with a random sample of 1,019 adults over the age of 18. Not surprisingly, the poll also showed a massive drop in Trump's trustworthiness among Democrats and those who didn't support his presidency in the first place.