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Author: 0 Virginia Governor Vetoes Bill Cutting Funding to Planned Parenthood

McAuliffe's veto was expected. But according to Virginia's Planned Parenthood, they don't use that money for abortions. "Sadly, once again we see that the Governor's commitment to his pro-abortion political backers takes precedence over the will of the people of Virginia who do not want their taxes used to pay for abortions or abortion promoters, such as Planned Parenthood", said Olivia Gans Turner, President of Virginia Society for Human Life (VSHL).

National Shooting reported at Houston hospital
Author: 0 Shooting reported at Houston hospital

There has been a report of an active shooter inside a hospital in Houston . Ben Taub is Harris County's level one trauma center, and been in operation since the 1960s. KPRC is reporting the hospital is on lockdown. Numerous Twitter users posted that shots had been fired at the hospital. Ben Taub has been the scene of at least two other shootings.

National Four found shot to death in Preston, Idaho, home
Author: 0 Four found shot to death in Preston, Idaho, home

Geddes said the children were shot in their beds before Spillett turned the semi-automatic rifle on himself, just after 4:30 a.m. Tate was also found dead inside the home from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. "Tragedy has struck this small town and at the center of it all is a mother who now must bury her three children", Parrish posted on the site. Preston police continue the investigation with assistance from the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Idaho State Police forensics and ISP ...

National Hundreds of Anti-Trump Protesters Gather as MPs Clash over State Visit
Author: 0 Hundreds of Anti-Trump Protesters Gather as MPs Clash over State Visit

However a parliamentary debate was triggered after more than 1.85m people signed an online petition calling on the Government to withdraw the invitation. Bush and Barack Obama . "In those circumstances, we shouldn't be rolling out the red carpet", Sadiq stated. However, the government has already said the president should be " extended the full courtesy of a state visit ".

Author: 0 Sen. @RogerWicker Votes to Confirm New EPA Chief Pruitt

Last week, almost 800 former EPA staff wrote a letter to the Senate urging them to reject the nominee, saying Pruitt has shown "no interest in enforcing environmental laws". In a hearing Thursday, Oklahoma District Court Judge Aletia Haynes Timmons concluded "there really is no reasonable explanation" for why Pruitt's office hasn't complied with the request for his emails.

National Crews Battle Forest Fire in Ocean County
Author: 0 Crews Battle Forest Fire in Ocean County

The fire, which resulted in the closure of Route 539 for about four hours on Sunday, was deemed 80 percent contained as of an 11 p.m., according to the forest fire service. Updates area available on the forest service's Facebook page . About 4,000 acres were burned Monday. More than 600 people were forced to evacuate, including students at Toms River Intermediate South, and the two fires that April day destroyed roughly 550 acres.

National Man wrestles with Brownsburg police, shot
Author: 0 Man wrestles with Brownsburg police, shot

The 28-year old was then shot once in the torso by police. The shooting happened just before 9:30 p.m.in a subdivision on Ashwood Circle when officials were responding to reports of an armed robbery. Another man in the SUV is also in custody. Police did recover a handgun on scene. According to our sister station WTHR , A female suspect - 31-year-old Brittani Graibahn - remains at large.

National Police searching for Clemson athletics department official
Author: 0 Police searching for Clemson athletics department official

The Clemson IPTAY executive director Bert Henderson has been found dead . Bert Henderson, 60, was reported missing Monday evening from his West Church Road home in Easley, according to the Anderson County Sheriff's Office. K-9 teams and Anderson County Technical Rescue were called to assist at the scene through the night. Per Fox Carolina , morning crews took over the search effort from the overnight crew at 7 a.m., followed an hour later by mounted search crews.

Author: 0 Crews battle Rabbit Mountain Fire in Boulder County

Investigators in Jefferson County are searching for a possible arsonist who might have set two fires early Monday morning on Green Mountain. No new sturctures were reported lost in the fire, bringing the total damage to three outbuildings and one barn.

National Pence Stresses US Commitment to Cooperate with Europe
Author: 0 Pence Stresses US Commitment to Cooperate with Europe

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, second from left, stands behind the gate with the infamous writing "Labour makes free" during a visit to the former Nazi concentration camp in Dachau near Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, Feb. Vice President Pence said Monday he supported Michael Flynn's ouster as national security adviser after the retired Army general misled Pence about discussions with a Russian official.

Author: 0 Upper Darby police: 2 SEPTA cars crash head-on at 69th St. Terminal

The trains were empty when they collided but minor injuries occurred when one of the cars toppled onto a separate parked auto that housed a homeless man. Riders should expect delays. Michael Chitwood told FOX 29 News two trains on the same track crashed head on, but there were no passengers on either train.

National Trump Picks Philly Native as National Security Adviser
Author: 0 Trump Picks Philly Native as National Security Adviser

McMaster is a widely respected military strategist although his selection surprised some because he is known as someone who is fond of questioning authority having made his name as a strong critic of the military leadership during the Vietnam War.

Author: 0 Miami Comes Back in OT to Upset No. 18 Virginia

Miami is unranked, but they find themselves at 8-6 in the ACC , tied with this same Virginia team. Former Hoo and now Milwaukee Buck rookie Malcolm Brogdon will have his number 15 retired at JPJ before tonight's game against Miami . Following a pair of free throws by Isaiah Wilkins with 3:47 left to play in the opening half, UVA led the game, 19-14. But Perrantes averaged 8.0 shots from the floor a game a year ago, and is averaging 10.0 a game this season, meaning, yes, he is doing more, ...

National Maryland mom gives son care package with trash
Author: 0 Maryland mom gives son care package with trash

A student at Westminster College in New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, was excited to get a care package from mom - until he opened it. "Did you send me the wrong package?" A girl who appeared to be Connor's sister replied, "Actually it was the trash you left on your floor.

National Roy Cooper announces a plan to boost teacher salaries
Author: 0 Roy Cooper announces a plan to boost teacher salaries

He says he believes legislators on both sides of the aisles recognize that in order to attract and retain good teachers, pay increases are needed. Republican lawmakers quickly responded to Cooper's proposal Monday. Cooper did not say how the raises would be distributed in his plan, and his figures assumed a 2.68 percent annual increase in local county supplements.

National JFK Forever Stamp to be dedicated Presidents Day
Author: 0 JFK Forever Stamp to be dedicated Presidents Day

A ceremony will be held at the JFK Library in Boston at 10 a.m. The artwork accompanying the stamp, showing Kennedy in a reflective pose, is a 1970 oil painting by Aaron Shikler (courtesy of the White House / White House Historical Association), the postal service said.

Author: 0 Daesh Ringleader Killed by Popular Forces in Northern Iraq

They dashed through the villages, reaching Zakrutiya, a hamlet about 5km south of the airport by the end of the day, a statement said , capturing a power distribution station along the way and killing several militants, including snipers.

National New Hampshire Democrat Drops DNC Bid To Back Keith Ellison
Author: 0 New Hampshire Democrat Drops DNC Bid To Back Keith Ellison

Keith Ellison (D-Minn.). Ellison had already been endorsed by progressive stalwarts Sen. Buckley's announcement comes a week before DNC members gather in Atlanta to choose a new chair. One of the first candidates to enter the race, Buckley - who had the most experience inside the party - became the most pointed critic of where it had failed.

Author: 0 Virginia Tech's Dresser takes wrestling post at Iowa State

He was born in Humboldt, Iowa, graduated in 1986 from the University of Iowa and was inducted in 2014 into the Iowa Wrestling Hall of Fame. The loss also concludes the dual-season for head coach Kevin Jackson. In his first season at Virginia Tech in 2006-07, he went 6-12. He went on to build a powerhouse at Christiansburg (Va.) High School before taking over the Virginia Tech program.

National Minnesota House Approves Sunday Liquor Sales
Author: 0 Minnesota House Approves Sunday Liquor Sales

Others say it will lead to deregulating the industry while bars and restaurants fear they could lose some Sunday sales as patrons choose to drink at home instead of going out. The Distilled Spirits Council, on the other hand, toasted the vote. "I don't think it's good for society there is a lot of negative benefits to adding Sunday sales".

National One Arrested After Police Chase Ends In Middleboro
Author: 0 One Arrested After Police Chase Ends In Middleboro

Guy drove at dangerously high speeds, sometimes reaching 100mph, and opposite traffic on Route 44 in Plymouth and Route 495 in Middleborough. Cruisers eventually broke off the chase and the suspect was followed by a State Police helicopter.

Author: 0 Women's basketball: Utes Fall to Oregon

The Ducks started quickly, and they jumped out to a 6-0 lead before the Utes answered back. Moral of the story: despite a strong showing in the first half of their season, the Buffaloes crumpled under the pressure in the second half, much like they did in Eugene on Saturday at the hands of the revenge-seeking Ducks (24-4, 13-2).

Author: 0 Fiery crash as light plane slams into shopping centre near Essendon Airport

A small plane has crashed into a Melbourne shopping centre. It's understood the five-person Beechcraft aircraft was a charter plane heading to King Island. "I saw the plane come [in] and [saw] the explosion sort of behind the pre-cast concrete wall". Lots of smoke to be seen. "It went just behind the barriers so I couldn't see the impact but when it hit the building there was a massive fireball", he told ABC 774.

National Woman jumps on attacker's back to rescue injured officer, police say
Author: 0 Woman jumps on attacker's back to rescue injured officer, police say

The report states the officer has a total of twenty-one years of service in law enforcement, nine of those with the Baton Rouge Police Department . Williams-Tillman made sure that the "thin blue line" stayed safe in her community this morning. Officers finally restrained Bennett; all three were taken to the hospital to treat minor injuries.

National Enjoy a free trip to a national park on Presidents Day
Author: 0 Enjoy a free trip to a national park on Presidents Day

There is no entry fee at North Cascades National Park. 120 sites and parks participating nationally . National forests in the state include Wenatchee, Mt Baker-Snoqualmie, and Gifford-Pinchot. The "fee-free" day cover entrance fees, commercial tour fees and transportation entrance fees. A snowshoe walk is on the Yosemite calendar, in addition to several other family-oriented outings, while the famous pupfish of Death Valley are starting to make their springtime showing.

National Officer killed, another wounded in Southern California
Author: 0 Officer killed, another wounded in Southern California

The suspect had been driving a stolen auto that he crashed in the area of Colima Road and Mar Vista Street, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt. John Corina. Video from KTLA showed windows on a Whitter Police Department SUV shattered, and debris scattered across the road. The condition of the suspect was unknown.

National Father, son killed when pickups crash head-on
Author: 0 Father, son killed when pickups crash head-on

Jeffrey Morris Brasher , 50, of Bankston was killed when the 2006 Ford pickup he was driving collided with a 2004 Chevrolet pickup driven by Austin Blaine Brasher , 22, also of Bankston . The crash happened about a mile west of Winfield , AL., on Fayette County road 49. His son was transported to the hospital, but doctors couldn't save him.

Author: 0 Severe storm leaves almost 40000 without power in San Antonio

More than 150 homes suffered damage after a strong line of storms slammed the San Antonio area, as the National Weather Service reported Monday a tornado may have struck the city. The San Antonio Fire Department reports more than 100 homes have been damaged following the storms in the greater SA-area late Sunday and early Monday, according to KSAT .

National Russian Foreign Minister Meets With Tillerson, Denies Interfering
Author: 0 Russian Foreign Minister Meets With Tillerson, Denies Interfering

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took part in a discussion about Syria on the sidelines of a diplomatic summit in Bonn, Germany. He'll be joined in Bonn by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, and representatives from the world's other major economies.

National John Oliver Explains How Trump Is The Propagandist Of Putin's Dreams
Author: 0 John Oliver Explains How Trump Is The Propagandist Of Putin's Dreams

Fedorov explains that the goal for Russia is to help Trump avoid looking like a Russian puppet while at the same time securing his support for key Russian policy goals. "If you're not careful, we'll all end up screwed". The song resembled a Russian techno song painting Putin like a hero. You might remember John's brilliant analysis of Trump and his rather distant relationship with the truth last week (HERE), and of course you can't talk about Vlad without mentioning the Orange Menace ...

National There's no such thing as Presidents' Day
Author: 0 There's no such thing as Presidents' Day

Over the past 30 years, there have been 21 times that February 22 fell on a weekday. Sonoma County offices also were closed last Monday. Only eight sessions saw the Dow close lower on Washington's birthday . But no such holiday exists in federal law, and only a handful of states officially recognize it. While the advent of online auto sales and fixed pricing may have diminished some of the sales hype for Presidents Day (or President's Day or Presidents' Day), it's still a big deal ...

Author: 0 Three years early, Trump to host campaign rally in Florida

Trump said to rousing applause. "I am here because I want to be among my friends and among the people", Trump said to open his rally. As the interview ended, Huber asked if he could say one last thing and Brown agreed. In the face of reports of chaos in his young administration, Trump is assuring supporters that the White House is "running smoothly, so smoothly".

National Foggy warm start to finish in 80s
Author: 0 Foggy warm start to finish in 80s

You can expect a warm ending to the week with high temperatures in the low/mid 70s and mostly sunny skies. Saturday morning's lows will drop to 43 in the Upstate and 36 in the mountains under mostly clear skies. A colder night for Monday with lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s. The air behind this front is only slightly cooler, so temperatures will stay above average for the rest of the weekend.

Author: 0 Catoosa restaurant fires 12 after Day Without Immigrants protest

In the highly competitive restaurant industry, there are consequences to actions that detract from quality customer service, as 12 Oklahoma workers who failed to show up for work in support of the " Day Without Immigrants " protest found out the hard way.

Author: 0 Thousands Remain Without Power as California Cleans Up After Deadly Storm

And in the Sherman Oaks area of Los Angeles, a man was electrocuted when a tree falling in heavy rain downed power lines that hit his vehicle. Two occupants narrowly escaped injury when their vehicle fell into another 20-foot sinkhole off Laurel Canyon Boulevard in Studio City on Friday night, the LA Times reported .

National Multiple bodies found in basement of Peabody, Mass
Author: 0 Multiple bodies found in basement of Peabody, Mass

Monahan described the interior of the house as "messy" and said it was the scene of an active homicide investigation. Essex County District Attorney Joseph Blodgett said a man and woman were both found dead. Essex District Attorney Jonathan W. Blodgett does not believe the public is at risk, she said. "Based on her statement, the Peabody Police Department responded to the residence", she said.

National Amber Alert issued for missing infant near St. Louis
Author: 0 Amber Alert issued for missing infant near St. Louis

He may be with a William V. Bowen, a white male, age 37, six feet tall and 200 lbs. "The missing boy is described as is a white male, age 9 months, 30" tall, weighing 20 lbs, with brown hair, brown eyes, and last seen wearing a blue and white onesie.

National Another California Dam Grapples With Flood Danger
Author: 0 Another California Dam Grapples With Flood Danger

As rain fell hard Friday in Oroville, Dorman Lard, an independent contractor, sat by himself in a coffee shop early Friday morning, watching mixers and trucks loaded with massive boulders speeding past toward the stricken dam. With yet another major rainstorm pelting California, water agencies around the state are preparing for flooding, as the state's infrastructure strains under the onslaught of water.

National President Trump Speaks At Campaign Rally In Florida
Author: 0 President Trump Speaks At Campaign Rally In Florida

According to police, 9,000 people flocked to Donald Trump's rally in the central Florida airport hangar. A new twist for this rally though was Trump pulling a devoted fan on stage and letting him speak for a few seconds. Then, getting down to those media reports that have most gotten under his skin, Trump added , "By the way, you see what we have accomplished in a very short period of time".

National Small plane crashes on residential street in Bayonne, New Jersey
Author: 0 Small plane crashes on residential street in Bayonne, New Jersey

Bayonne police said at least one person was injured, and that person was the pilot. No additional information was immediately available at 10:25 a.m. He was trapped in the plane for a while after the plane crashed, but was conscious and alert when he was extracted, officials said . The cause of the plane crash in unknown at this time, police said.

Author: 0 SpaceX aborts rocket launch 10 seconds before lift-off

Live coverage of the meet-up will begin at 7:30 a.m. Monday, again on NASA T.V. Installation will begin at 11:30 a.m. Musk said the Falcon 9 probably would have been safe to fly Saturday, but "that 1% chance isn't worth rolling the dice".

Author: 0 Arrested After NH College Basketball Game Assault

A second player, Antwaun Boyd, was charged with disorderly conduct for allegedly "inciting the already hostile crowd". That's when police said Elizabeth Morris, 43, of Malden, Mass., stood between Caudill and Hannigan, preventing the officer from making an arrest.

Author: 0 Priebus Says No Known Trump-Related Contacts With Russian Agents

Priebus attempted Sunday to close the matter, but declined to name his contacts within the intelligence community, which raised questions about him using the same kind of anonymous sources for a story that the administration opposes. Dickerson also asked Priebus about concerns from members of the administration and from Republicans on Capitol Hill that not everything is in control in the White House , and that there may be blind spots in the White House that need to be fixed.

Author: 0 2 dead as storm rips through Southern California

The peak of the storm in San Diego is likely to occur between noon and midnight on Friday, with winds that will down trees and power lines. Southern California is bracing for more storms this weekend which will be the largest in six years.