Local Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations
Author: 0 Perez asks for Democratic Party staff resignations

Shortly after former Labor Secretary Tom Perez became the party's chair in late February, the DNC requested resignation letters to be dated April 15, giving Perez the ability - should he choose - to launch a large-scale reorganization. "What we're trying to do is culture change ", Perez told NBC News between stops of a listening tour in Michigan Friday. "You can't land the plane, shut it down, and close it until further notice".

Author: 0 Driver strikes police cruiser near US Capitol, taken into custody

The driver was taken into custody and there were no reported injuries, a Metropolitan Police Department spokesperson told CNN. A incident near the US Capitol in which a woman crashed her vehicle into a police cruiser and narrowly missed several officers on foot appears unrelated to terrorism, police said.

Local One dead, 14 wounded in Cincinnati nightclub shooting
Author: 0 One dead, 14 wounded in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

WLWT5 News reports that the shooting occurred at the Cameo nightclub in Cincinnati's East End, and that some of the victims have life-threatening injuries, according to authorities. Police do not have any suspects in custody, but are interviewing witnesses. "I need for them to start stepping up, being a man, and tell who's doing these things to you because the same one who just shot you might commit a murder two or three days from now", Morris said.

Local Trump has authority to issue revised travel ban, Virginia judge rules
Author: 0 Trump has authority to issue revised travel ban, Virginia judge rules

Judge Anthony Trenga of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia found that Trump was within his legal rights to impose the travel ban and that it was not discriminatory toward Muslims. Trump slammed the rulings, saying that they "make us look weak" and that the travel restrictions are needed to protect Americans from "radical Islamic terrorists".

Author: 0 America orders 'mandatory social media checks' for visa applicants

In addition to the social media check, the wording of the Friday memo was tailored to instruct border officials to identify "populations warranting increased scrutiny", without singling out citizens of specific Muslim countries. "Please that limiting scheduling may cause interview appointment backlogs to rise", according to the cable. "Ultimately, most visa applicants are unlikely to see much change from previous visa adjudication practices as a result of these cables".

Author: 0 Vigil for missing Tennessee girl,15, 'snatched by her former teacher'

It was January 23 when one of Elizabeth's schoolmates reported that as she was walking into Cummins' classroom she saw Elizabeth and Cummins kissing, according to a January 30 school district investigative report. The school district did not respond to a request for comment. The school district did not immediately respond to ABC News' request for comment.

Local Local Liberal Groups Voice Opposition to Supreme Court Nominee
Author: 0 Local Liberal Groups Voice Opposition to Supreme Court Nominee

He is confirmed with at least 51 votes after there are 60 votes to end debate, ending the threat of a filibuster. In response, the library at the University of Virginia School of Law, in collaboration with other law libraries and interested groups, has created the Neil Gorsuch Project, a one-stop website that compiles the judge's opinions, publications and speeches.

Local Top US prosecutor fired after refusing Trump team order to quit
Author: 0 Top US prosecutor fired after refusing Trump team order to quit

Bharara was sacked by Attorney Gen. Jeff Sessions after he refused to comply with a Justice Department order for 46 U.S. Attorneys appointed by the Obama administration to vacate their posts immediately. "I did not resign", Bharara tweeted Saturday. Senator Patrick Leahy, a Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, said that the firings showed "the independence of the Justice Department is at risk under this administration" and that lawmakers had to carefully evaluate Mr Trump's ...

Local USA forces in Syria are 'invaders', says Syria's President Bashar al-Assad
Author: 0 USA forces in Syria are 'invaders', says Syria's President Bashar al-Assad

The group's leaders are also reportedly fleeing the city in anticipation of the advance, relocating to the relative safety of ISIS-occupied Deir al-Zour province. "We have more hopes now regarding the American party because of the new administration", he said. Those in favor of the move said having the reserve force located in Kuwait would provide the USA a greater capacity to respond to battlefield challenges.

Author: 0 NCAA Tournament: Miami Hurricanes Seeded 8th in Midwest Region

The 2017 Final Four will be held at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona, on April 1 and 3 (Saturday, Monday). Wisconsin will play No. Its halftime lead is now one, 33-32. The Wolverines knocked down 56.3 percent of their shots from the floor while the Badgers made just 39.3 percent en route to turning the ball over 15 times .

Author: 0 Sunny Today, Rain Tonight, Turning Colder (And Spring Foward)

Friday afternoon will be mostly cloudy with highs in the mid-60s north of I20 and mid-70s south of I20. A lake effect snow advisory is in effect until 1 p.m. Monday night: Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of rain showers. Sunday: Partly sunny, with a high near 31. North wind 10 to 15 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 25 miles per hour.

Local Virgin America adds flights to RDU
Author: 0 Virgin America adds flights to RDU

The return flight will leave San Francisco at 8:48 a.m. and arrive in New Orleans at 3:03 p.m. "With this announcement, Alaska Airlines and Virgin America will serve 19 of the top 25 destinations for Bay Area travelers". Virgin's network operated as a point-to-point system built around the San Francisco and Los Angeles metro areas. With the expansion, Alaska/Virgin will operate 125 daily flights from San Francisco, San Jose, and Oakland to 42 destinations by the end of the year, which ...

Local Biggie Smalls' Mom Says She Knows Who Killed Her Son
Author: 0 Biggie Smalls' Mom Says She Knows Who Killed Her Son

Just three months later, Tupac was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas, on September 7. Biggie, real name Christopher Wallace , gained exposure in the early 90s, dropping his debut album, Ready to Die in 1994. "They've done their investigation, but they just refuse to move forward". Over the years, there have been a handful of artists that helped define their era, that were the manifestation of the time and place in which they existed.

Local 'A Day Without a Woman' Strike Shuts Down Schools in Alexandria, Va.
Author: 0 'A Day Without a Woman' Strike Shuts Down Schools in Alexandria, Va.

International Women's Day is March 8, as well as The Day Without a Woman General Strike. Dozens of local organizations, such as the Boston Teacher's Union, the Chinese Progressive Association, and the Women's Institute for Leadership Development (WILD) sponsored the rally to raise awareness for myriad issues they believe Boston's women are facing today, including pay inequality, insufficient affordable childcare options, and increasing rent prices across the city.

Local Report Shows California Fault Could Generate Magnitude-7.4 quake
Author: 0 Report Shows California Fault Could Generate Magnitude-7.4 quake

This study showed that the stepovers are likely not wide enough to prevent through-going ruptures. This is causing accumulating energy that will be released in a major quake, when the land along the fault would move by many feet. The disparate data have different resolution scales and depth of penetration, which allowed the scientists to define the fault architecture at an unprecedented scale and create magnitude estimates with more certainty, according to Scripps.

Local Showdown at the White House: Cummings & Trump Meet
Author: 0 Showdown at the White House: Cummings & Trump Meet

Part of that proposal, Cummings said in response, will include allowing Health and Human Services to negotiate lower drug prices. Recently, Trump vowed to dramatically decrease drug prices and increase competition. "Certainly we all welcome", Cummings said, "his efforts to improve our communities". Whatever confusion exists seemed to be cast aside Wednesday, though Cummings said afterward he spoke to Trump about the President's language on African-American communities.

Local Day care worker charged with pushing child down stairs
Author: 0 Day care worker charged with pushing child down stairs

It happened around 5:15 p.m. Friday at Childcare of the Future. The incident occurred half an hour after the Delaware County centre's security cameras were installed, ABC 6 reports. "It still hurts", Tavares said . We don't treat children here like that. Gable was sacked from the day care and arrested though she is now out on bail.

Local SCOTUS Sends Transgender Case Back to Lower Court
Author: 0 SCOTUS Sends Transgender Case Back to Lower Court

Obama's landmark guidance directed public schools to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms matching their chosen gender identity and threatened to withhold federal funding from public schools that did not comply. He is also senior counsel for First Liberty Institute and filed an amicus brief at the Supreme Court representing Catholic colleges in this case.

Author: 0 VP Mike Pence criticises AP for publishing wife's AOL email address

Karen Pence in an article dated March 3, 2017", the letter , from Pence's chief counsel Mark Paoletta said. The AP was, apparently, echoing reports from the Indianapolis Star and elsewhere, claiming that Pence had used a private, AOL email address to conduct state business .

Local Rand Paul Blocked From Reading Obamacare Repeal Bill
Author: 0 Rand Paul Blocked From Reading Obamacare Repeal Bill

Leaders have to please both conservatives and moderates because they can not depend on Democrats to pick up any slack, creating a delicate balance to prevent loss of any one of their constituencies en masse. As we strolled the halls of the Capitol, down elevators and through the underground tunnel that leads to the House office buildings, Pallone reflected on why his Republican colleagues were keeping the legislation under lock and key.

Local Baltimore Cops Arrested On Racketeering Charges
Author: 0 Baltimore Cops Arrested On Racketeering Charges

Last August, in the wake of the tumult following Freddie Gray's death, the Justice Department issued a report that said the Baltimore police department often used excessive force and conducted unlawful traffic stops in some of the city's poorest and predominantly black communities.

Author: 0 Federal Communications Commission Seeks to Block New ISP Privacy Rules

The privacy rules - a part of which is being halted - would compel internet service providers to stricter conditions than those imposed on sites such as Facebook , Twitter , or Google. "The fact of the matter is it's the consumer's information", he told Reuters . Mr. Pai has said the key to pursuing 5G spectrum technology, another critical part of our future communications infrastructure, lies in "freeing up more spectrum, removing barriers to infrastructure deployment, and encouraging ...

Author: 0 Court may strike law barring sex offenders from social media

A decision in the case is expected by June. In a lively argument on Monday that touched on school websites, chat rooms, and President Donald Trump's Twitter account, the U.S. A 21-year-old college student at the time, Packingham was indicted in Cabarrus County on two counts of statutory rape of a 13-year-old. Montgomery pushed back against the depiction of social media sites by Kagan and Ginsburg (among others) as a "crucial channel" of communication.

Author: 0 Federal Government To Drop Opposition To Texas Voter ID Law

DOJ filed a motion January 20 - Inauguration Day - requesting that a hearing on the case be delayed until February 28th to give the new administration time to assess its position. "It's a big deal when DOJ files a brief", said Allegra Chapman, director of voting and elections at Common Cause. They sent the question of discriminatory intent back to U.S.

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