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Author: 0 New York Teachers Deplore Trump Plan to Roll Back Transgender Bathroom Rule

So by not allowing transgender students to use the restrooms that match their gender identity , schools risked losing money. The Trump Administration, on Wednesday night, withdrew federal guidelines concerning transgender students that were issued a year ago by the Obama Administration.

Author: 0 'Morning Joe' Visits Stephen Colbert to Bash President Trump

President". Joe Scarborough had some choice words for Kellyanne Conway and the Trump administration last night, blasting them for continually lying to the media and misleading the public. The CBS late night host, who has been aggressively covering the new presidency, has ranked as the most watched late night talk show for the third straight week, according to Nielsen live plus same day ratings for the week ending February 17.

Author: 0 Bears hire Zach Azzanni as wide receivers coach

We can't say exactly why he left, but it seemed pretty clear that Azzanni was in consideration for the open offensive coordinator position and wanted the job. On the other side, Staley has spent time with various places from John Carroll University, James Madison, to Tennessee and more. Staley accepted the defensive coordinator position at UT-Chattanooga before the Bears' opportunity materialized.

Author: 0 Dillon Brooks buries Cal with last-second game-winner

California scores 69.6 points per game, but is 15th in the country averaging 62.7 points allowed per game. Saturday's game at McKale - tipoff at 6:15 p.m. OR is 4-3 on the road this season and 13-2 in Pac-12 games. Brooks averages 15.4 points per game this season, with Tyler Dorsey adding 13.0 points, Chris Boucher adding 12.0, Dylan Ennis scoring 11.1 and Jordan Bell registering 10.9 per game, giving the Ducks five players in double-digit scoring.

National Highway 431 near Mount Rose hit by avalanche
Author: 0 Highway 431 near Mount Rose hit by avalanche

The old mark for a 12-month water season was 12.72 from October 1 1982 to September 30 1983. The Lake Tahoe area is preparing for rough weather Monday as the National Weather Service predicts continued heavy snowfall in the area. Crews are on scene of an avalanche that has shut down the Mount Rose Highway. Almost an inch of rain fell Tuesday at Reno-Tahoe International Airport, breaking the old record of three-quarters of an inch set in 1936.

National Brooklyn man arrested in 2nd cold case killing
Author: 0 Brooklyn man arrested in 2nd cold case killing

To punch me in my face? Wow! "Is that what President Trump will allow?" The judge would have none of it, telling Govan he would be hauled back into court day after day until he cooperates. "Because of geography of each person lived that's what focused on this case right here", Boyce said. For more than a decade, investigators had no leads on Brazell's killing, a law enforcement source said.

Author: 0 Chris Christie being considered to replace Mike Francesa at WFAN

Chris Christie , once thought to be a potential Republican candidate for USA president, is now in the running for a job of a very different variety: Mike Francesa's . "I would certainly at least want to consider him", WFAN program director Mark Chernoff told Dustin Racioppi of the Record . "It he's interested and we're interested, it's worth pursuing".

National Justices Side With Michigan Girl In Dispute Over Service Dog In School
Author: 0 Justices Side With Michigan Girl In Dispute Over Service Dog In School

The girl's parents originally sought to allow her to use Wonder when she started kindergarten and was suffering from severe mobility problems. Stacy Fry, Ehlena's mother, said in a statement after Wednesday's ruling: "I saw with my own eyes how Wonder helped my daughter grow more self-reliant and confident".

Author: 0 Was Le Pen's refusal to wear a headscarf a media stunt?

France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Monday that there was "no viable and workable solution" to the Syrian civil war beyond choosing between Syrian Regime President Bashar al-Assad and ISIS. "The French can tell the difference between genuine scandals and political dirty tricks", Ms Le Pen responded, drawing a distinction between her case and that of Mr Fillon.

National Queens woman punched outside deli in October dies, NYPD says
Author: 0 Queens woman punched outside deli in October dies, NYPD says

A 69-year-old grandmother has died after being randomly punched by a man outside a deli. Eve Gentillon died on Saturday, four months after she was attacked by Richard " Kwasi " Springer, 28, on October 15, 2016, outside the Sutphin King Deli at 107-60 Sutphin Blvd., near 108th Avenue, authorities said.

Author: 0 Pence was disappointed Flynn gave him inaccurate information

Alexander Acosta would be nominated for U.S. Secretary of Labor. General H.R. McMaster will succeed Flynn as the National Security Advisor. Former clerk for Justice Samuel Alito. "It was - it's a joke". Flynn has resigned from his position in the Trump White House after it was discovered that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence about FBI investigators about allegedly discussing USA sanctions on Russian Federation with Kislyak.

National Kellyanne Conway Is Reportedly Being
Author: 0 Kellyanne Conway Is Reportedly Being "Sidelined" from Appearing on TV

Conway stated Flynn had the full confidence of President Trump, shortly before Flynn was forced to resign over off-protocol communications with Russian Federation prior to Trump taking office. Conway had told MSNBC last week that Flynn maintained the "full confidence of the president", despite allegations he had potentially illegally discussed lifting sanctions with a Russian diplomat ahead of the inauguration.

National Nursing Home Workers Charged With Sexually Exploiting 100-Year-Old Dementia Patient
Author: 0 Nursing Home Workers Charged With Sexually Exploiting 100-Year-Old Dementia Patient

During the video, she is heard to say, "I can show you new things" and "I'm a girl you know what that means ... hoo-hoo". Fultz, 26, of Marblehead, is facing a charged of gross sexual imposition, WJW-TV reports. The employee was placed on administrative leave and has since been terminated . The video was taken by another former caregiver who was in the room at the time.

Author: 0 'Sad!': Trump goes after 'so-called angry crowds' in GOP districts

Dave Brat (R-Va.) was criticized for holding a town-hall meeting 60 miles away from the biggest chunk of voters in his district. Lawmakers are calling on President Donald Trump to officially declare war against the Islamic State (ISIS) and submit a resolution to Congress that limits his war powers.

National DHS dumps Obama immigration policies as new orders expand deportation
Author: 0 DHS dumps Obama immigration policies as new orders expand deportation

The Homeland Security Department's list of prioritised "removable aliens" is so broad as to include just about every class of undocumented immigrant - with only a carve-out for individuals who entered the United States as children. U.S. Border Patrol apprehensions - one metric of illegal immigration - peaked in 2000. He says, right now, if his deputies pull a vehicle over and find out there are undocumented immigrants inside they call ICE.

Author: 0 Dylann Roof stopped at second church after Charleston shooting

When he left Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, Roof got back on the interstate and took an exit that brought him to Branch AME Church about 30 miles away, per the station, which cited Global Positioning System data not used in his federal trial.

Author: 0 California storms: thousands evacuated over flood risk

More than 14,000 homes were evacuated in San Jose on Tuesday as the run-off from the reservoir into Coyote Creek overwhelmed several neighborhoods. The National Weather Service issued flood warnings for sections of the Mokelumne, San Joaquin and Tuolumne rivers.

National Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (TXRH) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
Author: 0 Texas Roadhouse, Inc. (TXRH) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results

Canaccord Genuity reissued a "hold" rating and issued a $42.00 price objective on shares of Texas Roadhouse in a research report on Thursday, January 12th. In other news, insider Scott Matthew Colosi sold 12,789 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, January 9th. P/E Ratio is for valuing a company that measures its current share price relative to its per-share earnings.

Author: 0 Kansas House debates overriding veto of tax bill

A vote in the Senate is expected later in the day. The bill would have raised more than $1 billion over two years starting in July. The bill would have reversed key Brownback tax policies. The above map shows whether House members voted to override Gov. Sam Brownback's veto. Kansas Senate Majority Leader Jim Denning says the chamber will vote by Thursday.

Author: 0 ADL headquarters in NY hit with bomb threat

Andrew Cuomo said. "This despicable act of anti-Semitism completely contradicts the values we hold dear as New Yorkers", he said . As of Monday, there have been 69 bomb threats reported at 54 Jewish community centers in 27 states. Get free real-time news alerts from the New York City Patch. "The anti-Semitic threats targeting our Jewish community and Jewish community centers are disgusting and painful and a very sad reminder of the work that must be done to root out hate and prejudice ...

National Mardi Gras do's and don't's for pets
Author: 0 Mardi Gras do's and don't's for pets

We love Lunatico, and as its owners are three musicians with ties to the Crescent City and who regularly schedule New Orleans bands - or bands of the New Orleans diaspora - on the calendar, we fully trust they won't f- this one up! The event's family festival returns for a second year from 11 a.m.to 5 p.m.in the Briscoe King Pavilion parking lot.

National US Appeals Court Upholds Maryland Assault Weapons Ban
Author: 0 US Appeals Court Upholds Maryland Assault Weapons Ban

Heller explicitly excluded such coverage. U.S. District Judge Catherine Blake upheld the ban in 2015, but a divided three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. "For a law-abiding citizen who, for whatever reason, chooses to protect his home with a semi-automatic rifle instead of a semi-automatic handgun, Maryland's law clearly imposes a significant burden on the exercise of the right to arm oneself at home", wrote Judge William Traxler in a dissent, calling for a stringent review of the decision.

National Woman charged with sex crime against 100-year-old dementia patient
Author: 0 Woman charged with sex crime against 100-year-old dementia patient

The charge stems from an incident that took place last December. The video, which was shot by another care worker, shows Fultz straddling the man's leg, KFOR reports . Fultz worked as a caregiver for elderly patients at The Commons of Providence and was caught on camera sexually assaulting a 100-year-old patient.

Author: 0 Existing home sales at strongest pace in nearly a decade

A consensus forecast among analysts had expected strong sales growth to continue but at a slower nationwide annual rate of 5.57 million units sold. In the Midwest, the pace of sales was off by 0.8 percent from January of 2016 and down by 1.5 percent from December.

Author: 0 SodaStream Recalls 51K Bottles That Could Explode Under Pressure

The bottles subject to the recall were sold from February 2016 through January 2017 through stores and online. The affected bottles are the 1-Liter Blue Tint Dishwasher Safe Self-Carbonating Bottles. About 59,000 bottles sold in the USA and Canada were affected by the recall. Those who have purchased one of these products are asked to stop using it immediately and file for a refund.

National New Mexico woman arrested after doing cartwheels during sobriety test
Author: 0 New Mexico woman arrested after doing cartwheels during sobriety test

Her vehicle also happened to have an expired license plate. Police stated she was not complying with orders, and that she began doing cartwheels and laughing during the SFST. Body camera footage of the incident was released by police on Tuesday. Some people still don't know how to handle their alcohol regardless of how old they are, so of course they end up doing ridiculous things.

National Audio clip released in Delphi, Ind. double homicide
Author: 0 Audio clip released in Delphi, Ind. double homicide

This is the prime suspect in the murders of in teenagers Abigail Williams and Liberty German, police said Wednesday - recorded by Liberty before her death. The man was thought to be wearing blue jeans, a blue coat/jacket and a hoodie. Police investigating the slayings of two girls in IN released new evidence Wednesday in hopes it will lead to the capture of their killer.

Author: 0 Rep. John Lewis explains why he's endorsing Ellison for DNC chair

The new chair will be voted on and announced on Saturday, February 25. Utah's Democratic Party is in sad shape. In his bid, Buckley had pitched himself as the candidate who understood the nuts-and-bolts of state parties. Ellison was responding to a tweet in which Trump praised Ellison, one of two leading candidates to chair the Democratic National Committee. "In order to do that you have to make house calls and I wanted to be here today to show people that I mean what I say when we're ...

National Korean diplomat wanted by police not listed as embassy staff
Author: 0 Korean diplomat wanted by police not listed as embassy staff

Malaysian police say they'll wait one more week for a next of kin to come forward and claim Kim's body, though North Korea has already requested it. They say the airport attack is one of the most freakish cases in the books and question how the two women could walk away unscathed after deploying an agent potent enough to kill Mr Kim before he could even reach hospital.

Author: 0 Ad opposing Texas bathroom bill tells people to "pee with LGBT"

The ad is a project of the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas and the nonprofit Legacy Community Health , and attempts to use bathroom humor to rally support for their cause. Their first ad, "Taking A Seat, Making A Stand" features Houston-born, Austin-Bred Richard Linklater who partnered with the Texas ACLU to make the ad.

National New Documents Reveal How Trump's Deportation Plan Will Really Work
Author: 0 New Documents Reveal How Trump's Deportation Plan Will Really Work

The two memos from Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly expand immigration raids and the definition of criminal aliens, while diminishing sanctuary areas and enlisting local law enforcement to execute federal immigration policy. For example, tens of thousands of women and children have poured across the southwest border from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala seeking protection from their crime-ridden countries.

National Facebook in Talks With MLB to Livestream Baseball Games
Author: 0 Facebook in Talks With MLB to Livestream Baseball Games

Facebook is on course to ramp up its live stream offer by airing one Major League Baseball match every week over the course of a season as the social network looks to draw sports fans to the service with a regular weekly broadcast. This game will be streamed for free on the Apple TV app. The social media giant was also reportedly interested in partnering with the National Football League to live stream games previous year, but the league ended up striking a deal with Twitter to broadcast ...

National Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent's race
Author: 0 Evers, Holtz advance in state superintendent's race

Holtz supports expanding school choice programs. Holtz said in a statement that he's humbled by the support of voters. City of Sun Prairie District 1 voters on February 21 advanced Emily Lindsey and Matt Harms to face off in the Tuesday, April 7 election.

Author: 0 Goal of immigration laws is not 'mass deportation'

Customs and Border Protection's (CBP) agenda for plans to build a wall on the U.S. -Mexico border. The memos are part of the administration's crackdown on undocumented immigrants entering the U.S. But that doesn't seem final considering that one memo explicitly says there is no protected class of immigrants. He also ordered the hiring of another 5,000 officers for the Customs and Border Protection agency and 10,000 for the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency.

Author: 0 New US immigrant ban to be better prepared: Kelly

Out of the country's 11 million immigrants living here illegally, it prioritizes enforcement for those charged, convicted or suspected of a crime. "If you decide as president, 'I'm going to go after all the undocumented people in this country and jam them through the immigration court system, ' there is just no practical way to do that without more drastically depriving people of their right to make their claims for staying in the United States ".

Author: 0 Columbia Man Charged In Terrorist Plot After FBI Sting

Hester, who had received a general discharge from the Army in 2013, allegedly came to the attention of investigators in September through a series of social media posts in which he "expressed his animus towards the US, and suggested an adherence to radical Islamic ideology and a propensity for violence".

National Sen. Grassley Town Hall Jam Packed in Iowa Falls
Author: 0 Sen. Grassley Town Hall Jam Packed in Iowa Falls

Judging from the comments and questions during the hourlong forum, most did not support his re-election last fall to a seventh term. Inside the meeting Grassley faced a room packed full of people who wanted their concerns on a variety of topics to be heard by the senator.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) held by 182 SEC 13F Filers

The consensus 12-month price target was $73.94 before the results were announced. The beta, which indicates risk in relegation to the market, remained 0.13. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink . Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 245,328 shares in the company, valued at $16,760,808.96.

National Stamford Couple Faces Fines After Home Painted With Racial Slur
Author: 0 Stamford Couple Faces Fines After Home Painted With Racial Slur

She said the spray-painted slur is just the latest harassment by people who scream racial slurs at Charles and make calls to police, telling them they need to check out the address because of suspicious activity. Police already checked the few security cameras in use on the side street but found nothing. The Police Department has repeatedly offered to remove the racial slur, the paper reported.

National Anti-Trump rallies held as part of 'Not My Presidents Day' demonstration
Author: 0 Anti-Trump rallies held as part of 'Not My Presidents Day' demonstration

Ron Wyden's town hall at 11:30 at the Astoria High School auditorium. Additional details about the rally will be posted this afternoon. On the event page for the Columbus Circle rally in NY, for example, organizers wrote, "Donald Trump is literally our President, but figuratively, he has attacked every value New Yorkers embody and does not represent our interests".

Author: 0 Banner reading 'Refugees Welcome' appears at base of Statue of Liberty

Still, the banner was quickly torn down by park officials. Rangers were sent in to remove it, and it was taken down about 1:42 p.m. A Twitter account, Alt Lady Liberty , began posting photos from the monument this afternoon, and noted that "patriots unfurled a massive banner at the foot of Lady Liberty".

Author: 0 Trump to Rescind Obama Guidance Directing Public Schools to Protect Transgender Students

Although withdrawing the directive may have little short-term impact on schools - it was suspended by a federal court last summer - it signals a different approach to accommodating transgender students under the new administration. This is about kids who just want to go to school who just want to be themselves. US District Court Judge Reed O'Connor in Texas issued an injunction in August, finding that the Obama administration likely violated the Administrative Procedure Act for failing to ...

Author: 0 Two hunters indicted in Texas ranch shooting they blamed on immigrants

One of the men, Walker Daughtery, 26, the hunting guide, and his client Edwin Roberts, 59, were found bleeding from gun wounds by officers who answered the scene in a remote ranch in southern Texas , close to the U.S. An investigation found no evidence of an attack by immigrants, but rather, Daugherty and another member of the hunting group have been charged with the crimes.