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National Urge Donald Trump to Respect State Marijuana Legalization Laws
Author: 0 Urge Donald Trump to Respect State Marijuana Legalization Laws

Spicer denoted a "big difference" between the Department of Justice's ability to enforce federal marijuana laws as they apply to medical or recreational use. He also said that there was a more-established process for the administration and regulation of medical marijuana compared to recreational marijuana.

Author: 0 Weekend Weather Forecast: Mild Temps, Chance Of Rain

Monday will be partly to mostly sunny and mild with highs in the mid and upper 50s. South wind 13 to 18 miles per hour. Saturday night .Mostly clear. Wednesday .Cooler. Partly cloudy. High in the mid 50s. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

National Officers Shot in Northeast DC, Suspect Shot and Killed
Author: 0 Officers Shot in Northeast DC, Suspect Shot and Killed

He has served as interim chief since Lanier stepped down in September to become senior vice president of security for the NFL. One officer was shot in the leg and the other officer was shot in the torso, police said. Under Newsham, MPD has added a sector system to increase the accountability and response time for officers. A number of shootings had taken place across the city in the past few days, the officer admitted, and the D.C.

National Amber Alert Issued For Missing Bridgeport Girl After Fatal Stabbing
Author: 0 Amber Alert Issued For Missing Bridgeport Girl After Fatal Stabbing

The little girl is described as Hispanic with black hair and brown eyes, about 4′ tall and weighing 55 pounds. An Amber Alert issued in New York state says he was last seen traveling on Jennings Street in Bronx, New York. Bridgeport police say the suspect, identified as Oscar O. Hernandez, stabbed two women at 69 Greenwood St. around 2:45 a.m. before taking the girl.

Author: 0 Conservative Leaders Prepare for CPAC

Pledging an "orderly transition", he added, "America's Obamacare nightmare is about to end". "President Trump is a man of his word, and we're keeping the promises he made to the American people...we're in the promise-keeping business", said Pence .

Author: 0 Pence: Trump White House in 'Promise-keeping Business'

Pence stated: "I fully support the president's decision to ask for his resignation". Pence talked of being proud to stand with a President that stands with Israel, "Israels' fight is our fight, her cause is our cause, her values are our values and under President Trump America will stand with Israel".

Author: 0 New Arizona 'riot' law takes aim at First Amendment rights

An Arizona Republican state senator has introduced legislation that could give the police the authority to arrest anyone involved in a peaceful demonstration. Constitution. And critics fear they're going to make it so illegal that it will result in people being charged with criminal conspiracy or racketeering (and risk having their property seized) just by participating in a protest where others might engage in violence.

Author: 0 1 dead, suspect in custody after Kansas shooting

The Linked-in accounts for Kuchibhotla and Madasani say that they were engineers working at GPS-maker Garmin and had studied in India. Upon hearing this, the bartender called the police, who took the suspected shooter into custody. The gunman was believed to be a white man in his 50s who took shelter in a house near 155th and Lindenwood, which was surrounded by police late Wednesday night.

Author: 0 Subway Employee Killed While Protecting His Mother During Armed Robbery

Police say two robbers shot and killed Javier Flores , a junior at Chavez High School . "(The victim) tried to intervene and when he confronted the guy with the gun, he was shot." said Detective David Crowder. The suspects fled the scene in a four-door, gold colored sedan and traveled southbound on the Interstate 45 feeder road. Police said they don't know if anything was taken in the robbery.

National Over police objections, Madison settles with Tony Robinson's family for $3.35M
Author: 0 Over police objections, Madison settles with Tony Robinson's family for $3.35M

The historic settlement was announced and discussed by the Robinson family and their attorneys at a press conference held Thursday on the east steps of the Capitol building. And to that extent, does this have a chilling effect on policing? He also intends to provide the district attorney with all of the evidence they have collected in support of their case and "implore him to re-evaluate the situation".

National CHP Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash
Author: 0 CHP Officer Killed In Motorcycle Crash

Turnbull said the officer was involved in a motorcycle crash on Stockton Boulevard near Fruitridge Road at around 5:45 p.m. The officer suffered major injuries after the crash, but later died. "My heart aches on this terribly tragic day for the CHP as we have lost a hero, who swore a sacred and honorable oath to serve and protect the people of California", said CHP Commissioner Joe Farrow.

National DeVos opposed undoing transgender protections
Author: 0 DeVos opposed undoing transgender protections

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has fought against dropping the guidance put in place by the Obama administration past year, according to The New York Times . "The media has had its fun with me, and that's OK", DeVos said . Somewhere in America today - in many places, we are sure - a transgender child's hard life just got more hard still.

National Transgender student presses on in Supreme Court fight
Author: 0 Transgender student presses on in Supreme Court fight

Despite a change in federal guidelines Selinsgrove School District will not be changing its policy on transgender bathrooms - at least for now. It could be that neither policy will prevail. "While it's disappointing to see the Trump administration revoke the guidance, the administration can not change what Title IX means. And then to have a school board set this precedent for your school, saying the student should not be treated the same way as other students, it's very hard and it's very ...

Author: 0 Trump administration reverses Obama in likely boon for private prisons

Sessions said in a statement that the policy, put forth by former Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates in August 2016, "impaired the Bureau's ability to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system". Sessions' memo is the latest signal that Trump's DOJ will take a decidedly different path from the Obama administration, which sought reforms to the criminal justice system during its two terms.

National Trump expands crackdown on undocumented immigrants
Author: 0 Trump expands crackdown on undocumented immigrants

Kelly signed a pair of memos that move forward with two of Trump's executive orders regarding immigration , and give the federal government authorization to expand detention and prioritize deportation for a larger group of undocumented immigrants living in the us, according to Vox .

Author: 0 Ole Miss self-imposes 2017 bowl ban, admits to committing NCAA infractions

The university also concluded that Rebels coach Hugh Freeze failed to monitor his coaching staff. Last week, their former star quarterback got trolled by Mia Khalifa on Twitter (again), and then on Wednesday they released a 21-minute long video detailing the latest NCAA allegations against the football program in a high-quality news dump.

Author: 0 Deadline Looms For Evacuation Of Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

Police surrounded the Standing Rock camps to evict the remaining Native American activists fighting the Dakota Access pipeline on Wednesday, setting the stage for a tense showdown with a militarized law enforcement operation. At that time , they shut down traffic into the camps, while allowing protesters to leave if they wished. But some demonstrations have given way to violence.

Author: 0 Christina El Moussa And Gary Anderson Split: What's The Latest?

What started out as speculations might just have turned into reality as Flip or Flop star Tarek El Moussa made a huge confession about his dating life. Both began their relationship after Christina officially called it quits with her husband Tarek and before that Anderson used to work with her on her projects.

National Life Tech v. Promega: Supreme Court Limits Contributory Liability for Exports
Author: 0 Life Tech v. Promega: Supreme Court Limits Contributory Liability for Exports

Promega had sold a license to Life Technologies under ThermoFisher Scientific [corporate websites] to make and sell the testing kits for specified law enforcement fields but sued [Bloomberg report] claiming that Life Technologies was selling the kit outside the licensed fields.The Court in it's opinion therefore ruled that the supply of a single components does not constitute a "substantial portion".

National Boehner: Repealing Obamacare just 'happy talk'
Author: 0 Boehner: Repealing Obamacare just 'happy talk'

See: What is the individual health insurance market and why is everyone so anxious about it? In 2014, he told a group of constituents, "The answer is repeal and replace ". Just wait, indeed. This is what happens when the Speaker and "budget won" is someone who boasts of basing his monetary ideas on a fictional character's monologue in a book aimed at adolescents.

National Storms Pull Much of California out of Drought
Author: 0 Storms Pull Much of California out of Drought

The latest report even showed improvement for parts of Southern California that have been struggling to escape severe drought. All are in Southern California, particularly Ventura, Santa Barbara and Imperial counties. California is now out of extreme drought conditions after constant rainstorms brought much-needed water the state. According to the Daily News , California still legally remains in the state of drought emergency that was declared by Governor Jerry Brown in January 2014.

National US Weekly Jobless Claims Rise To 244000
Author: 0 US Weekly Jobless Claims Rise To 244000

The four-week moving average of initial jobless claims , a calculation that evens out week-to-week volatility in the numbers, fell by 4,000 to 241,000 in the week ended February 18, the Labor Department said Thursday. The unemployment rate stood at 4.8% in January. USA financial markets were barely affected by the data. The U.S. job market started 2017 on solid footing.

Author: 0 Authorities find key clue in Google manager's murder

Investigators have said the killer is believed to be a man who may have had scratches or cuts around August 7. "As the facts and evidence come in, we're very confident that this is our person of interest". The prosecutor declined to reveal how or where investigators found the suspect's DNA. Investigators said she had burns to her head and feet. Meanwhile, her family spoke out days before Christmas, thanking the public for supporting them and announcing they had started a foundation in ...

Author: 0 Principals to bar immigration agents from Chicago schools

Principals are also being urged to update student emergency contact forms. The action comes as the Trump administration announced a sweeping rewrite of immigration enforcement policies that targets for deportation millions of people living in the United States illegally.

National This Year's GOP Conference - Light on Leaders, Long on Trump Appointees
Author: 0 This Year's GOP Conference - Light on Leaders, Long on Trump Appointees

Numerous right-wing intellectuals who opposed Trump - op-ed writers, think-tank staffers, libertarian policy wonks - openly celebrated his decision not to attend. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has advice for Donald Trump: "Do what you said you were going to do". "Last year, at this time, many of those same conservatives were attacking me and the ACU for having Donald Trump speak", Schlapp said.

Author: 0 NYC lowers cost estimate for presidential protection

In a letter to New York City area members, James P. O'Neill described the challenge as being 'unique and unparalleled '. The cost covers the 75 days between Election Day and the inauguration. "I think the Congress understands that the protection of Trump Tower is now a national priority", he said in a radio interview in January . It comes after Mr Trump's family's trips were reported to have cost taxpayers almost as much in a month as Barack Obama's cost in an entire year.

National Powerball Winning Ticket Sold In Indiana; 2 $1 Million Winners In Mass.
Author: 0 Powerball Winning Ticket Sold In Indiana; 2 $1 Million Winners In Mass.

The winning numbers for tonight's $435.3 million jackpot are 10, 13, 28, 52 and 61. Only one ticket may have scored the jackpot - but Powerball sayid there were millions of other prizes won totaling more than $27-million dollars. The game is played in 44 states, Washington D.C, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The next Mega Millions drawing is Friday, Feb. 24, with an estimated jackpot of $64 million and cash option of $38 million.

Author: 0 Black Man Grabs White Protester's Confederate Flag

A Black Lives Matter leader in Charleston was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct Wednesday after trying to snatch a Confederate battle flag at a protest - and getting caught on live TV. On Monday, Charleston officials said that the flags must be removed from the downtown area. Their activity drew the attention of counter protesters, who flew LGBTQ flags in response and held signs that read: "Black lives matter" and "That flag is embarrassing".

Author: 0 New Trump travel ban delayed until next week, White House says

And no matter what it does, the Trump administration must contend with the president's own call on the campaign trail for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States", and campaign surrogate Rudolph W. "The rulings from those courts were flawed, erroneous and false", he said. Trump's original order barred citizens of Iraq, Syria, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen from entering the USA for 90 days, all refugees for 120 days and refugees from Syria indefinitely.

Author: 0 The Push to Poison Feral Hogs in Texas

Nationally, they cost Americans almost $1.5 billion. Kaput contains a blood-thinner that oddly affects hogs more than any other mammal - and usually kill hogs within a week of consumption. Due to the insolubility of warfarin in water, there should be no impact to aquatic life. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has approved of the use of warfarin.

National Girl Takes Photo And Recording Of Her Murderer
Author: 0 Girl Takes Photo And Recording Of Her Murderer

Indiana State Police say at 10 a.m. there will be a press conference at the Delphi United Methodist Church. "As poor as this picture is, somebody knows, and if you're watching, we'll find you", he said. German, 14, videotaped at least part of what happened to her and Williams, 13, police said. "We must keep our resolve for Libby and Abby, for this community, and, frankly, to ensure that good trumps evil", he said.

Author: 0 Rain lets up in flood-ravaged California

Earlier Tuesday, five homeless people were rescued from the nearby Los Lagos Golf Course after swift-moving water surrounded their encampments. Rescuers went door-to-door searching for people who needed to leave the neighborhood. Mayor Sam Liccardo said at a news conference that there is no question the city needs to improve communication in the future. Meanwhile, numerous state's major reservoirs remain at or near capacity, and the risk of high waters remains in much of the state.

Author: 0 American Airlines Group Inc. (NASDAQ:AAL)

Breaking those down we see that the ratings are as follows: 7 Strong Buy, 0 Rated Buy, 5 Rated Hold and 1 Rated Sell. They set an "equal weight" rating and a $62.00 price target for the company. If you are accessing this piece on another publication, it was illegally stolen and republished in violation of U.S. and worldwide trademark and copyright laws.

Author: 0 Jackie Evancho asks Trump for meeting on transgender rights

A few months before President Donald Trump was elected, the Obama administration sent out a legally nonbinding guidance to federally funded schools arguing that trans students are protected by existing federal civil rights law. "This move shows that President Trump can not be trusted to defend the rights of LGBT Americans". "All students deserve a safe and supportive school environment".

Author: 0 Hundreds evacuated in San Jose after floods drown neighborhoods

According to information provided on the San Jose City Hall Web site, the evacuation was ordered late Tuesday evening and is still in effect on Wednesday, Xinhua news agency reported. First St., in San Jose. For 220 people this meant being rescued by boat, and in some cases people who had waded through floodwaters were sprayed with soap and water to clean off engine fuel, garbage, and sewage which has contaminated some of the floodwater.

Author: 0 Trump Administration To Roll Back Transgender Student Protections

The New York Times reported that there are disagreements within the administration on moving forward, primarily between Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who favors the move, and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos , who is hesitant. The reversal comes just weeks before the Supreme Court is expected to hear a case on transgender students' bathroom rights. Sky News noted that while rights organisation had reacted positively to Obama's directive when it was issued in 2016, Republicans felt that ...

National Russian report on Trump's psychological makeup called him 'naive'
Author: 0 Russian report on Trump's psychological makeup called him 'naive'

The story is the White House cover-up following the intelligence briefing that detailed Flynn's criminal activity and presented clear evidence of collusion with a hostile foreign government. How can Trump claim to be a champion of American Democracy, while repeatedly, bizarrely, inexplicably, exhaustively, unrepentantly and exuberantly defending Putin at every turn? They are concerned that, unless Trump is careful, he will lose the political sway required to improve relations with Russian ...

National Donald Trump expands crackdown on undocumented immigrants
Author: 0 Donald Trump expands crackdown on undocumented immigrants

The US Department of Homeland Security guidance to immigration agents is part of a broader border security and immigration enforcement plan in executive orders that Trump signed on January 25. Known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals , or DACA, work permits to more than 750,000 immigrants who came to the country illegally as children were granted.

Author: 0 Sioux City issues snow emergency as Siouxland braces for snowstorm

By Friday morning, all of Siouxland will have cooled enough for snow. This system pulls out of here early Friday night which allow the wind to slowly ease as the snow winds down. Totals will taper off to the south of Sioux City, with five inches expected around Onawa, Iowa, and lower totals further south. Whether we end up on the lighter or heavier end of those ranges will depend on how quickly the rain changes over to snow Thursday night.

National Off-Duty LAPD Cop Fires Gun During After-School Melee with Anaheim Teens
Author: 0 Off-Duty LAPD Cop Fires Gun During After-School Melee with Anaheim Teens

The boy's mother, who did not want to be identified, went to visit her son at the Theo Lacy detention facility in Orange Wednesday. Words were exchanged, the man grabbed a 13-year-old named Christian (per the Facebook post of a woman claiming to be his mom), and kids whipped out their smartphones to film what happened next, a video that's since gone viral.

National Dakota Access protestors burn camp as deadline to leave looms
Author: 0 Dakota Access protestors burn camp as deadline to leave looms

The eviction order was handed down by North Dakota governor, Doug Burgum, and USA army corps of engineers officials, and Standing Rock protesters were told in no uncertain terms that they had until 2:00 p.m. They're determined to remain and fight a pipeline they maintain threatens the very sanctity of the land. Castle has been at the camp since October, except for one week home where she was given her Indian name by her tribe - meaning Strong Woman - for her work fighting the pipeline.