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Author: 0 Bernie Sanders Kicks Off Cross-Country Tour In Maine

Sean Potter, a Sanders supporter and musician from Falmouth, said he was curious to hear from Sanders, whom he noted "kind of got shafted by" the Democratic Party. We're going to be fighting to see that the Democratic Party becomes a 50-state party. The next day, Perez shot back on NPR , claiming that the DNC offered its voter file, conducted robocalls, and, despite losing, basically won because it wasn't a blowout.

National Kalispell joins protests over Trump tax returns
Author: 0 Kalispell joins protests over Trump tax returns

And on February 3, in the midst of major protests against Trump's first executive order on immigration , the president tweeted that "Professional anarchists, thugs and paid protesters are proving the point of millions of people who voted to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!" "The election is over!" Dozens of demonstrations took place yesterday, including in Washington DC, New York and south Florida, where protesters marched to the President's Mar-a-Lago resort - where he is now staying.

National Spoils for a champion: Patriots open season hosting Chiefs
Author: 0 Spoils for a champion: Patriots open season hosting Chiefs

New England open the season with a Thursday night game against the Chiefs on September 7. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced at the league's owners meeting last month that he plans to attend the season opener. Also, since Jerry Jones' Cowboys will play at Levi's and the Oakland Coliseum this season, would the National Football League arrange for those games to be back-to-back? At least one of those games will be played at 9:30 a.m.

Author: 0 The political world waits on Georgia race, Ossoff

He and the other top vote-getter - Republican candidate Karen Handel , who received 19.8% - will now face off in a runoff election in June, a likely uphill climb for Democrats now that the Republican vote in a reliably GOP district will be consolidated behind one candidate.

Author: 0 Trump signs 'Buy American, Hire American' order

Trump signed the "Buy America, Hire America" order on Tuesday night during a visit to a tool factory in the USA state of Wisconsin, reported CNN. During his campaign, Trump said at one point that he supported high-skilled visas, then he said he opposed the program. But according to studies, 80 per cent of the approved applications were for the two lowest wage levels allowed.

Author: 0 Trump's Secret Weapon in North Korea Standoff: Unpredictability

The statement, which was tabled by the USA, would also tell North Korea not to conduct further nuclear tests. "Those who would challenge our resolve or readiness should know, we will defeat any attack and meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective American response", Pence, who is on a 10-day trip through Asia, added.

Author: 0 Most Americans think marijuana should be legal, oppose federal crackdowns on sales

We think the federal government's stance on it should reflect that. In 1923, the Washington Legislature passed House Bill 3, regulating "narcotic drugs", in which it included cannabis americana and cannabis indica. However, if enough states recreationally legalize pot, it will send a signal to the federal government that they have become truly out of sync with society.

Author: 0 United Airlines says it will testify at House hearing

The panel's chairman, Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., and top Democrat, Rep. Peter DeFazio of OR, jointly announced their plan Wednesday. The company has faced a heated backlash from customers, policymakers and the media after video footage surfaced of one passenger, Mr David Dao, being dragged from a United Airlines flight that officials falsely believes was overbooked.

Author: 0 Court Rulings Block 2 Scheduled Executions Today In Arkansas

By the time an execution takes place or is stopped, often after the inmate has been fed his intended final meal, four or more different courts are supposed to have examined the trial record, legal issues, newly discovered evidence, assertions of innocence and claims of constitutional violations.

National Democrat Congressional Candidate Exceeds Expectations
Author: 0 Democrat Congressional Candidate Exceeds Expectations

But there were numerous Republicans in the race, and in aggregate they secured 51 percent, compared to 49 percent for Democrats, a sign Ossoff has a challenge before him to flip the district. Just learned that Jon @Ossoff, who is running for Congress in Georgia, doesn't even live in the district . The news also comes on a day in which Ossoff brought in a record amount of cash - $500,000 in a single day - for his runoff campaign against Handel, which is set for June 20.

Author: 0 Afghanistan Officials Say 36 ISIS Fighters Killed By 'Mother Of All Bombs'

But that changed on Thursday, when the GBU-43 aka the "mother of all bombs" was dropped on a complex of underground tunnels and caves used by ISIS fighters in eastern Afghanistan, close to the country's border with Pakistan. The MOAB is the largest nonnuclear bomb in the U.S. s arsenal but Russia's has even a bigger one. This is a big-league weapon for a small-league enemy.

National Amber Alert Issued For 2 Young Children Last Seen In Payne County
Author: 0 Amber Alert Issued For 2 Young Children Last Seen In Payne County

Just before 2 p.m., officials with the Oklahoma Amber Alert system said the children and Lewis were taken into custody in Pineville, Arkansas. Maxwell is described as having blue eyes and brown hair. She and the children were last seen in Payne County. The suspect is the children's mother. Police said suspect is a methamphetamine user and is using the drug while in the presence of the children.

Author: 0 Trump Hosts Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots At The White House

Later on Wednesday, the Times tweeted photos of the of Patriots at the White House celebrating their Super Bowl victory in 2015 vs. 2017. The team presented the president with a personalized "Trump" No. "Patriots say (number) of players was smaller this year than 2015, but total delegation was roughly the same", the publication wrote. "I don't feel accepted in the White House", McCourty said of his reason for boycotting the event.

Author: 0 Arkansas court blocks 1 execution set for Thursday

Johnson's attorney, Jeff Rosenzweig, wants a court to order new DNA testing on hair found in the victim's apartment and on clothing that prosecutors found at a rest stop and linked to Johnson. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said she will appeal Judge Gray's decision to the Arkansas Supreme Court. Lawyers for the inmates set to be executed Thursday are relying primarily on claims the men are innocent.

National Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt
Author: 0 Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt

Anti-death penalty supporters Abraham Bonowitz, left, and Randy Gardner wait near their taped off "protest corral" outside the Varner Unit late Monday, April 17, 2017 near Varner, Ark. Lawyers for the state were asking courts to clear a path for a double execution scheduled for Thursday night. One of those cases spared Don Davis, who again received a stay Monday night.

Author: 0 Demand to see Trump's tax returns will only grow

White House press secretary Sean Spicer again claimed on Monday that an IRS audit is keeping Trump from releasing his tax returns. Trump wrote on Twitter that "someone" should investigate "who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday".

Author: 0 Facebook 'has a lot of work to do' admits Mark Zuckerberg

As the vehicle was spinning from the impact, Stephens pulled out a pistol and shot himself in the head. Police say 37-year-old Steve Stephens killed Robert Godwin in Cleveland, as the grandfather was walking home from an Easter meal. Stephens replied that he could not wait and sped away from the scene. "There's some safeguards that are apparently going to have to be installed in our social media that catches things like that, so you can't maybe post a live homicide, as it were".

National Boxer Adrien Broner arrested on warrant in Cincinnati area
Author: 0 Boxer Adrien Broner arrested on warrant in Cincinnati area

Broner's next court appearance is scheduled for April 27. He told police an unknown suspect followed him from the G'Moni's Bar on Queen City Avenue. Broner was driving a white Chevy Suburban and trying to cross into Kentucky when officials noticed a warrant for his arrest stemming from a failure to appear in court for a previous arrest in 2014 for disorderly conduct and alcohol intoxication.

Author: 0 Chapulines are the Hottest-Selling Food Item at the Seattle Mariners' Stadium

Chen (2-0) did the heavy lifting, silencing the Mariners for seven innings. Haniger doubled off Marlins reliever Kyle Barraclough with one out in the bottom of the ninth to break up a potential combined no-hitter. Addison Russell hit a three-run homer off Neftali Feliz that capped a four-run ninth inning and lifted the Chicago Cubs over the Milwaukee Brewers 7-4 Wednesday.

Author: 0 Mexican's immigration status is in dispute over deportation

Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who was born in the U.S. but is of Mexican heritage, was attacked by Trump previous year over his handling of a lawsuit against Trump University. Curiel is the same judge who presided over lawsuits involving Trump's for-profit company, Trump University. U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it doesn't comment on pending litigation.

National Justice Gorsuch Jumps Right Into Questioning In Supreme Court Debut
Author: 0 Justice Gorsuch Jumps Right Into Questioning In Supreme Court Debut

He smiled as Chief Justice John Roberts Jr. briefly welcomed him and wished him "a long and happy career in our common calling ". "No, just to continue to make it up", Gorsuch said, according to Bloomberg . "I'm sorry for interrupting, counselor", Gorsuch told one of the lawyers in the second case, a property dispute from NY state. Also on Monday, the Supreme Court released its latest list of cases it plans to decide in the future - or won't hear at all.

National Arkansas Supreme Court issues stay for death row inmate
Author: 0 Arkansas Supreme Court issues stay for death row inmate

The second, a ruling from Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Alice Gray, effectively stays all the scheduled executions over concerns about how the state obtained one of the three drugs in its lethal injection protocol. Griffin said he used phone calls and text messages a year ago to order one of Arkansas' three execution drugs. Immediately after Gray's decision, Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced plans to appeal the ruling to the Arkansas Supreme Court today.

National Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet
Author: 0 Patriots hit back at New York Times over White House tweet

The high-profile player - who is married to Brazilian supermodel Gisele Bundchen - said he had " personal family matters " to attend to. Brady did not elaborate on the family issue. "Almost brought me to tears", said Mitchell, 23, the 2016 fourth-round draft choice from Georgia. Patriots coach Bill Belichick confirmed he wrote Trump a letter of support before the election, but said it was personal and not politically driven.

Author: 0 Labour leader says UK election 'establishment vs people'

The political system was biased in favor of large companies, he said. We are getting in touch to invite you to meet with us to discuss ways to stop the Tories wrecking our country in the context of the forthcoming general election. "We will not longer allow those at the top to leech off those who bust their guts on zero-hours contracts, or those forced to make sacrifices to pay their mortgage or pay their rent", he said.

Author: 0 In business dealings, Donald Trump has ignored 'Buy American' ethos

Trump called the order "a powerful signal to the world" that "finally puts America first". The presidential order requires the USA departments of Labor, Justice, Homeland Security and State to come up with a plan to stop the "fraud and abuse" of the programme.

National Lawmakers consider bill banning abortion coverage
Author: 0 Lawmakers consider bill banning abortion coverage

Jacque. "That is exactly why women and their doctors should be able to make these decisions without political interference". The Assembly Health Committee heard testimony Wednesday on the bill that would prohibit the state's group insurance board from contracting with an insurance company to cover abortion services.

National Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election
Author: 0 Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election

House Speaker Paul Ryan tweeted that Chaffetz is "a great defender of liberty and limited government" and wished him the best. Mr. Chaffetz, 50, a Utah Republican who plainly relished his oversight role more under a Democratic administration, said he was ready to return to the private sector after more than 13 years in public service, calling his decision a "personal" one.

Author: 0 Trump follows Turnbull's visa changes with 'buy American and hire American' order

Trump was a businessman before he was elected president past year, and his companies have been criticized for using visa programs to fill positions at Trump properties with foreign workers. The president's America first motto doesn't match the reality of business practices that made him millions. "I applaud President Trump for his efforts to spur job creation, economic growth, and American competitiveness by improving our countrys high-skilled immigration programs, ? said House Judiciary ...

Author: 0 California Roads Bill Would Limit Truck Pollution Mandates

California legislators approved a massive $52 billion infrastructure plan on Thursday meant to address a massive backlog of fix and maintenance projects, while creating thousands of new jobs. With no Republican support, every single Democrat in the State Senate has to vote for it. While almost everyone acknowledges both the problem and the need, many legislators have changes they would like to make.

Author: 0 President touts manufacturing, 'Buy American, Hire American'

The Australian visa programme - 457 visa - is used to employ skilled foreign workers. The document will bring in major changes regarding the H1B visa program, including closing loopholes for immigration fraud and a shift from the current lottery system to a mechanism that favors higher paid and higher skilled workers.

Author: 0 Gov. Hutchinson Reacts to SCOTUS Stay of Execution

They filed a separate petition for stays on Monday with the U.S. Supreme Court over a procedural matter. Don William Davis would be dead by now if the state of Arkansas followed through on its plans. The use of midazolam is controversial with opponents of the death penalty saying not effective at rendering the inmate unconscious. Arkansas' plan to resume capital punishment after almost 12 years seemed on its way to being blocked by rulings related to the lethal drugs it wants to use, ...

Author: 0 Christians Advised To Proclaim Resurrection Of Jesus

Senior Pastor of Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on his part said: "The Lord will bless all Nigerians and the resurrection power will come in their lives. This Easter, let the promises and evidence of Jesus' resurrection give you security in his identity as the Savior and confidence in his ability to prepare you for eternity.

National Melania Trump reminds President Trump to raise hand for the national anthem
Author: 0 Melania Trump reminds President Trump to raise hand for the national anthem

In a few months, Melania Trump and her son, Barron , will put their suitcases in the White House, the official residence of Donald Trump, the current President of the United States. The President seemed to have forgotten to raise his hand to his heart immediately like Melania Trump and Barron Trump did. Entertainment this year included military bands, as well as Martin Family Circus and boy band Bro4.

National Supreme court hears arguments on jurisdiction, joinder, standing
Author: 0 Supreme court hears arguments on jurisdiction, joinder, standing

The 49-year-old Gorsuch echoed his own confirmation hearing testimony with questions focused on the text of federal laws and rules at issue before the court. Roberts said a few words to welcome his newest colleague to the court, telling Gorsuch that "we wish him a long and happy career in our common calling ".

Author: 0 A narrow win for US Republicans in first post-Trump election

Kansas' Republican Gov. Sam Brownback was, until recently , the least popular governor in the country. Estes had double his campaign cash. Republican Ron Estes beat back a surprisingly strong challenge from an unheralded and underfunded Democratic challenger to claim a special election victory in Kansas' 4th district on Tuesday night.

Author: 0 Pres. Trump visits Kenosha for order signing

Now, what does Trump's BAHA order state? This is his first trip since becoming president to the state that helped him clinch the election. Officials from the Department of Justice warned in April that they will "not tolerate employers misusing the H-1B visa process to discriminate against US workers".

Author: 0 Fox News fires Bill O'Reilly after sexual harassment accusations

Since then, another unnamed woman at Fox News came forward to accuse O'Reilly of sexual harassment this week. And why did all the advertiser that pulled off his show now, stick with his show this long? Twenty-First Century Fox had tapped the law firm Paul, Weiss Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, which also looked into the allegations against Ailes, to investigate O'Reilly's conduct.

National Trump orders visa and government purchase reforms
Author: 0 Trump orders visa and government purchase reforms

Indian nationals are the largest group of H-1B recipients annually. 65,000 visas are granted each year, with 20,000 other visas for graduates. Set by Congress. unless they are certified to work under Section 212 (a)(5 ) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. "We're going to switch away from a random lottery system in which it's weighted toward the lowest-wage workers towards a system that prioritizes higher-skilled, higher-paid workers, which would make it much more hard to use it to ...

National Agency says deported man had no special status
Author: 0 Agency says deported man had no special status

Montes-Bojorquez said that he left his wallet in a friend's vehicle which had his ID and a card showing he received Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA ). A 23-year-old "Dreamer" who was deported despite his legal protections sued the Customs and Immigration services Tuesday for information about why they did it.

National As Patriots visited Trump, Gisele tweeted about anti-Trump climate rally
Author: 0 As Patriots visited Trump, Gisele tweeted about anti-Trump climate rally

Hopefully, if we accomplish the goal of winning a championship in the future years, we will [be] back on the South Lawn again soon. "Have a great day!" he said in the statement. "I don't understand still to this day, especially with how many women went out there and voted for him", he said. During the White House ceremony, Trump praised individual players and their overall performance at the Super Bowl, saying that "everybody played a role and everybody played as champions".

National Gorsuch thanks Trump as he takes oath as Supreme Court justice
Author: 0 Gorsuch thanks Trump as he takes oath as Supreme Court justice

Other responsibilities include answering the door to the justices' conference room and speaking last when they vote on case outcomes and decide which ones to take. But what happened on Monday-and over the 14 months preceding it-was truly unprecedented. -Gorsuch joins the ranks of justices who are millionaires. Under McConnell's leadership, the Senate a year ago refused to consider Democratic former President Barack Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland to replace Scalia.

Author: 0 Easter Governor Ayade greets Christians, enjoins renewed faith in leaders

Based on direct evidence from the mid-second century, it is believed that Easter was regularly celebrated from the earliest days of the Church. Ayokunle, who gave the assurance yesterday in his Easter message, which was signed by his Special Assistant (Media & Communications), Adebayo Oladeji in Abuja, prayed to God to end economic hardship the way He rolled away the stone from the tomb of Jesus Christ.

National Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump — Triumph in Georgia
Author: 0 Jon Ossoff Landslide Reinforces Resistance to Trump — Triumph in Georgia

The President tweeted several times about the race on the day of the vote, urging Republicans to get out to vote. (AP Photo/David Goldman). A voter casts a ballot in a special election in Atlanta, Tuesday, April 18, 2017 . The victor will succeed Republican Tom Price, who resigned the seat to join Trump's administration as health secretary. Trump tweeted , "Despite major outside money, FAKE media support and eleven Republican candidates, BIG *R* win with runoff in Georgia".

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Author: 0 Priebus "On Chopping Block" After Latest Trump Admin Shake-Up

McMaster dismissed the notion that it is "inappropriate" to have a political adviser in a role on the NSC, saying that it's OK for Trump "to have in that role whoever the president wants in that role". According to a White House official, Priebus told the president that Bannon and Kushner had a good talk. One senior staffer flatly denied a report that Priebus may be ousted potentially for Rep.

National US soy futures post slight gains; corn, wheat flat
Author: 0 US soy futures post slight gains; corn, wheat flat

The most active Corn contract for May delivery fell 4.75 cents, or 1.30%, to 3.6175 bu. Of the nine years where corn planting was slower than the 20-year average by May 21, the June report only twice reflected lower soybean acres than what had been printed in March - and this ended up being the case at the end of the season.