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National QB may not be top priority in draft
Author: 0 QB may not be top priority in draft

The top four QBs could all be gone in the first 12 picks (or less). He does not plan to attend the draft, a source told ESPN's Josina Anderson , confirming an NFL Network report. And I've truly figured out in this (draft) process, if I can maximize all my potential in every aspect of the game - this is bold - I do have the ability to be the greatest quarterback to ever play.

Author: 0 Jury gives death penalty to ambush killer

Another defense lawyer, Michael Weinstein, renewed his complaints Tuesday about Frein's treatment at the Pike County jail. Bryon Dickson II, a Marine veteran and married father of two, was killed, and Trooper Douglass was critically wounded.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's proposal to reschedule her speech

Both Coulter and the Young America's Foundation, which books her college speeches, had said they expected the event to proceed as planned. University spokesman Dan Mogulof said that campus police learned that some of the groups that appeared to be responsible for the violence last weekend and at the Yiannopoulos event "planned to target the appearance of Ann Coulter on campus".

Author: 0 Highlights of Wednesday's National Hockey League games

I don't think anybody could have thought or planned for an incident like that with Kevin. The problem was when and the way they were knocked out. Schwartz's third goal of the playoffs pulled them within 3-2 with 13:12 remaining in regulation.

National Arkansas' 4th Execution Set After Stay Request Rejected
Author: 0 Arkansas' 4th Execution Set After Stay Request Rejected

Jones was convicted of raping and strangling Mary Phillips at a Bald Knob accounting office on June 6, 1995. On Monday, it carried out a double execution - the nation's first since 2000, putting to death Jack Jones and Marcel Williams. The State of Arkansas is preparing for its final execution of Kenneth Williams to take place Thursday, before the state's supply of a drug used in the lethal injection process expires.

National White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea
Author: 0 White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

A separate briefing is in the works for members of the House, Reuters reported. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I. and Sen. USA lawmakers have been seeking a clear White House strategy following repeated North Korean missile tests and fears it could conduct a sixth nuclear bomb test.

Author: 0 China launches its second aircraft carrier

Adorned with colorful ribbons, the Type 001A ship "transferred from dry dock into the water at a launch ceremony" in the northeastern port city of Dalian , according to the official broadcaster CCTV. " With each new aircraft carrier, China is sending a signal that it has no peer among its neighbours ", said Dr Patrick Cronin, the senior director of the Asia-Pacific Security Programme at the Centre for a New American Security in Washington.

National ICE nabs seven criminal aliens from Brazoria County
Author: 0 ICE nabs seven criminal aliens from Brazoria County

In the past year, ICE conducted 240,255 removals nationwide. After a person is arrested in Travis County, he or she is booked into the local jail. "We have to fingerprint them and then forward those fingerprints to ICE, which can sometimes take too long", Smith said of the current procedure.

National Toddler found dead in home after reported missing by Federal Bureau of Investigation
Author: 0 Toddler found dead in home after reported missing by Federal Bureau of Investigation

A missing persons poster of 1-year-old Semaj Crosby stands Wednesday in the Will County Sheriff's Department. More than a hundred volunteers joined the search Wednesday, and a dive team searched a pond in the Sugar Creek subdivision. After realizing Semaj had wandered away from the home, family members looked for the girl in the area until 6:30 p.m., when they called authorities, police said.

National Government Shutdown 2017: What's the likelihood Congress passes a budget plan?
Author: 0 Government Shutdown 2017: What's the likelihood Congress passes a budget plan?

That's a departure from other Democratic leaders, including Durbin and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who said Tuesday they wanted language in the bill to protect the Obamacare funding. That salvage effort comes as bipartisan bargainers edge toward agreement on a separate $1 trillion budget bill that would prevent a partial federal shutdown this Saturday.

Author: 0 UC Berkeley braces for violence if Ann Coulter speaks or not

Worden made the comments Wednesday in a news conference on UC Berkeley's campus. In response to earlier rioting at Berkeley, the International Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrators last month put on daylong protest preparation and response training sessions at Chapman University in Orange, California, the University of Notre Dame in IN and the University of Maryland, attended by law enforcement from about 40 colleges and universities.

National The White House Is Weighing An Executive Order To Withdraw From NAFTA
Author: 0 The White House Is Weighing An Executive Order To Withdraw From NAFTA

The point of NAFTA was to encourage economic integration among the US, Mexico, and Canada. Trump has accused Mexico of destroying U.S.jobs, and this week he set 20 per cent tariffs on imports of Canadian softwood lumber, setting a tense tone as the three countries prepared to renegotiate the 23-year-old trade pact.

National Coincidence? Jesse Watters Announces He's Going On Vacation Following Ivanka Flap
Author: 0 Coincidence? Jesse Watters Announces He's Going On Vacation Following Ivanka Flap

Days after his mentor Bill O'Reilly was sacked, Fox News host Jesse Watters made what was widely heard as a crude sexual reference about President Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump , who also happens to be a top White House official. He posted a similar statement on Twitter on Wednesday morning. "I don't really get what's going on here, but I really liked how she was speaking into that microphone", he added, smiling.

Author: 0 Delaware State Trooper Fatally Shot

Raw video from the Action Cam at the scene of the trooper shooting :The search for a suspect has led police to Middletown. An explosive device was used to blow a door at the home off of its hinges, but police have yet to go inside, The Washington Post reported .

National FDR set the benchmark for a president's first 100 days
Author: 0 FDR set the benchmark for a president's first 100 days

A majority of Americans have an unfavorable view of Trump's job performance, according to recent polls - an average of 52.5 percent of voters say they disapprove of Trump, compared to an average of 41.9 percent who approve of his work according to the poll tracking website Real Clear Politics.

National National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'
Author: 0 National monuments a 'massive federal land grab'

Congress or the president to declare a site of value and protect important lands. Although we won't know much more until this summer, the order could lead to the reduction or even elimination of monuments designated by three previous presidents.

Author: 0 Trump cites North Korean "belligerence" in call with Xi - White House

Instead, Kim Jong-un's regime has raised the stakes by informing the world that despite the pressure to shelve its nuclear and missile programs, it is "primed and ready" to launch new tests and that its military is "ready to react to any mode of war desired by the United States".

National Largest Starbucks In The World Coming to Chicago's Magnificent Mile
Author: 0 Largest Starbucks In The World Coming to Chicago's Magnificent Mile

Here's what it's like to visit the Seattle Roastery - the inspiration for Chicago's biggest and most over-the-top Starbucks ever. There is a regular counter for traditional Starbucks drinks, but the centerpiece of the Closter Plaza store is the low, wood-clad coffee bar, where baristas speak with the authority of chemistry Ph.Ds about fermentation, flavor blooming and vacuum extraction to acolytes perched on the leather-upholstered stools.

National Slashing solar incentives is bad for business, say IN tech CEOs
Author: 0 Slashing solar incentives is bad for business, say IN tech CEOs

The veto may not hold up, however, as the bill received strong support when it passed and each legislative chamber would only need simple majorities to override the governor. The NRA-backed gun bill Holcomb also said he will sign allows employees of the Senate, House, Legislative Services Agency and Indiana Lobby Registration Commission to be armed in the Statehouse.

National Katy Perry Teams with Migos on New Single
Author: 0 Katy Perry Teams with Migos on New Single "Bon Appétit"

LOS ANGELES-Katy Perry has hinted that her next single is called "Bon Appétit" by sharing a recipe about Cherry Pie and asking her fans to bake for her. News interview that it's the kind of album that will "make people move" and "Some of that good old Katy Perry fluffy stuff that you love so much". "Bake me a pie and you may get a surprise", she posted, along with the recipe which included some unusual instructions.

National N Carolina lawmakers halfway to veto override on court size
Author: 0 N Carolina lawmakers halfway to veto override on court size

In a dramatic response to a power-grab by Republicans in the North Carolina legislature, a Republican judge resigned on Tuesday to circumvent efforts to strip power from the Democratic governor. Matters by the combined board would only need a simple majority for passage. He also says it's unconstitutional and would increase judge's workloads, and slow appeals and decisions.

National UC Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter event on campus
Author: 0 UC Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter event on campus

Coulter reacted angrily to the cancellation on Wednesday, saying in a series of tweets that it amounted to censorship and vowing nonetheless to show up at Berkeley as scheduled. On Thursday, the school said it had rescinded the previous day's cancelation of the event over security fears from leftist rioters, and would have a secure on-campus facility where she could speak May 2.

National Calls for Trump's press secretary to resign after Hitler gaffe
Author: 0 Calls for Trump's press secretary to resign after Hitler gaffe

Mr Spicer on Tuesday had suggested that World War II German dictator Adolf Hitler did not use chemical weapons on his own people, momentarily forgetting the Holocaust. "There was not. He brought them into the Holocaust centre I understand that". "It's painful to myself to know I did something like that", he said, according to Politico, adding that he "got into a topic I shouldn't have, and I screwed up".

National Why Bernie Sanders's Unity Tour Failed
Author: 0 Why Bernie Sanders's Unity Tour Failed

Sanders, who attracted millions of college-aged and young adults to his presidential campaign past year, is following through on a promise he made when he left the race: to promote younger leaders for the Democratic Party. While the left is fired-up over President Donald Trump, tension within the party has been evident at the first two stops, with new DNC Chairman Tom Perez drawing some boos.

Author: 0 Bernie Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights Democrat

Keith Ellison of Minnesota's chairman candidacy, told the crowd that the DNC will be doing more to ‶earn your trust" and will focus on rebuilding after the party's unexpected losses in 2016. "Our job is to say to Mr. Trump, "Stop scapegoating people". But Perez disagreed with that assessment in an interview with NPR on Monday ahead of the tour.

National Tamir Rice lawyer releases videos ahead of officer hearings
Author: 0 Tamir Rice lawyer releases videos ahead of officer hearings

Loehmann said that he had pointed his gun at the boy while his vehicle was still moving onto and told him to show his hands. However, Rice said it wasn't the details of the shooting that will stay with her. Loehmann states that he saw the gun (which turned out to be a toy) but does not say Tamir Rice pointed the gun at him. I had to make the decision fast because Frank and I were in immediate danger.

National Trump signs totally vague 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order
Author: 0 Trump signs totally vague 'Buy American, Hire American' executive order

Trump signed an executive order on enforcing and reviewing the H-1B visa, popular in the technology industry, on a visit to the headquarters of Snap-On Inc, a tool manufacturer in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The Trump administration is concern the visas are awarded mostly to India-based companies for lower-paying jobs, effectively undercutting American workers in the job market.

National Game No. 20 Preview: Astros vs. Indians
Author: 0 Game No. 20 Preview: Astros vs. Indians

The two runs came on home runs by Austin Jackson in the first inning and Michael Brantley in the bottom of the ninth inning. Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel was safe at second ba. Altuve is the face of the Astros and losing him for any period of time could prevent Houston from having the chance to bring home the first ever World Series trophy to the state of Texas.

Author: 0 Berkeley reverses decision to cancel Ann Coulter speech

University of California Berkeley has reversed its decision to cancel a speech from conservative commentator Ann Coulter , proposing a different day and venue. Berkeley spokesman Dan Mogulof said administrators learned of Coulter's planned arrival only after that contract was signed, preventing an assessment of how to avoid a replay of the violence that disrupted a scheduled Milo Yiannopoulos appearance at Berkeley on February 1.

National Senate Confirms Perdue as 31st USDA Secretary
Author: 0 Senate Confirms Perdue as 31st USDA Secretary

It was a rare bipartisan vote for Trump's choice: Perdue was approved 87-11 as several Democrats supported him. Governor Perdue will serve our nation's farmers and ranchers well. As ag chief, Perdue will oversee the nation's nutrition, farm and forestry programs and will play a major role in shaping the upcoming USA farm bill and in U.S.ag trade negotiations.

Author: 0 Trump insists Mexico border wall will get funded

He told CNN that Democrats "raised Puerto Rico for the first time a couple of days ago", but did not give Trump's stance on the Medicaid assistance. The White House is under pressure to craft a compromise that would keep the government running while not appearing to cave on Trump's demand that Congress fund a wall on the border with Mexico.

Author: 0 Michael Flynn failed to disclose payments for Russian Federation speech

After a rocky start, the House Intelligence Committee is gaining steam with a new head of the Russian Federation investigation: Rep. K. Michael Conaway, R-Texas, who stepped in after the former chairman, Rep. This is about Flynn, a 33-year veteran of the armed services, falsifying his SF-86 application for a White House security clearance in January to hide big sums of money he received lobbying for Russian and Turkish government interests - much of it earned while he was working on Donald ...

National Ann Coulter asked back to Berkeley after scrapped visit
Author: 0 Ann Coulter asked back to Berkeley after scrapped visit

Berkeley's campus Republicans invited Coulter to speak about illegal immigration, but university officials sent them a letter Tuesday, saying they could not ensure the safety of Coulter, nor anyone expected at the event. He stated that the school fully supports the First Amendment and are going to make "a concerted effort to explain the reasons behind this". The conservative author is now slated to speak on May 2, after her original April 27 speech was pulled.

Author: 0 Eager for 100-day wins, Trump eyes govt funding, border, taxes

President Trump began to edge away Monday evening from demanding that funding for his promised border wall be included in a must-pass spending bill, reducing the chances of a government shutdown at the end of the week by making clear he's flexible on that timeline.

National Body Cam Video Shows Officer Stopping Man From Jumping Off Roof
Author: 0 Body Cam Video Shows Officer Stopping Man From Jumping Off Roof

Video shows Martin pursuing the man, scaling six flights of stairs and searching a pair of hallways for him. Police say Martin was speaking with staff and the man when he suddenly fled. The man, whose name was not released to the press, was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital for evaluation, according to police. Officer Justin Martin was among the officers who responded to the Leeder Hill Drive complex, Smith said.

National Student in custody after bringing gun to Wash. state school
Author: 0 Student in custody after bringing gun to Wash. state school

While deputies were on the campus, there was an additional report of an active shooter at the middle school. [11:39 a.m.] Mason County Chief Deputy Ryan Spurling told KIRO 7 News that the school is on lockdown after the confirmed report of a shooter in the cafeteria.

Author: 0 White House Backing Away From Mexico Wall Funding In Budget

Democrats may also feel emboldened to fight against funding for the wall in the future too. Should talks fail, the government would shut down on Saturday, Trump's 100th day in office. White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney says Republicans thought they had a deal with Democrats on a must-pass spending bill - but maybe they don't.

National Patriots honored at White House
Author: 0 Patriots honored at White House

According to Brady , he is unable to attend the ceremony due to some personal family matters , and if they're invited to visit the South Lawn again, he will certainly attend. The projected range of attendees was thought to be somewhere between 27 (the number of players that showed up for the Patriots visit to the White House in 2005) and 36 (the number that showed up to the White House visit in 2004).

National House Freedom Caucus says they'll support the newest Obamacare repeal effort
Author: 0 House Freedom Caucus says they'll support the newest Obamacare repeal effort

While some conservatives seem to be switching their position to one of support, numerous moderates have either stayed silent on the changes or maintained their opposition. Chris Collins (R-N.Y.), a member of the centrist group, earlier Tuesday. The fix would cost $1.3 billion over 10 years. Reflecting the pressure on Republicans to pass a health overhaul, Sen.

National Trump tax plan billed as
Author: 0 Trump tax plan billed as "largest tax reform" in US history

U.S. President Donald Trump will release a tax plan on Wednesday stating broad principles and proposing some deep cuts, mostly for businesses, including a slashed corporate income tax rate and steeply discounted tax rate for overseas corporate profits brought into the United States, officials said.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter Still Plans to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Safety Concerns

Harmeet Dhillon , an attorney representing two groups organizing Coulter's speech, also sent a letter to the university on Thursday demanding she be allowed to speak on the original date. After news of the event's cancellation spread, Coulter maintained that she would make an appearance at Berkeley next week to deliver her speech. A scheduled speaking engagement by conservative pundit Ann Coulter , which was originally supposed to take place next week at U.C.

Author: 0 Judge won't block Arkansas executions

Attorneys for the eight men attempted to block the executions, including using the argument that midazolam, the drug used to make inmates unconscious before two more drugs paralyze and kill them, does not effectively prevent a painful death.

National Severe storms possible this evening
Author: 0 Severe storms possible this evening

Louis. The chance of severe storms increases in areas along and south of HWY 54 where storms with damaging wind, large hail or a tornado are possible. New rainfall amounts will be between a tenth and quarter of an inch. That front coupled with a "great deal" of wind energy means conditions are ripe for severe storms to erupt, he said.