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by | November 18, 2016 | 07:54

On the campaign trail in August during a speech on his intended immigration policy he said he would "block funding for sanctuary cities ". But the term could also apply to jurisdictions that prohibit their own agencies from denying services to people in the country illegally, inquiring about immigration status or alerting federal authorities about suspected illegal immigration.

by | November 18, 2016 | 07:52

Houston police have been searching for Conyers along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Secret Service, which is involved because the subject of the search is the son of a sitting congressman. The Detroit Democrat was first elected to Congress in 1964 and is its longest-serving member. The district covers the portions of Detroit and is a majority black district.

by | November 17, 2016 | 06:59

Cooper claimed victory over McCrory, but the Republican incumbent told his supporters "the election is not over" while citing some still-uncounted votes. He got almost 295,000 votes, including some northern and southeastern precincts that went for McCrory last time. East Carolina University political science professor Brad Lockerbie said he acknowledged the stark contentiousness between both candidates leading up to November 8, and even predicted early on through carefully calculated ...

by | November 15, 2016 | 05:30

In New York, several thousand protesters marched peacefully up Fifth Avenue past its glitzy store fronts, some already bearing Christmas decorations, before filling the streets at the foot of the Trump Tower, the president-elect's skyscraper home.

by | November 15, 2016 | 05:28

Demonstrations are expected to continue Tuesday on college campuses. She added, "At Amherst High School, I know we're taught so much more than many places in the rest of the country". "A Muslim eighth-grader says other kids, including some who were her friends, have called her a terrorist". Many carried signs opposing Trump, while others had signs in support of Hillary Clinton.

by | November 14, 2016 | 01:38

The touchdown from Johnson made the score 24-20, West Virginia. The Texas defense stiffened and the Horns were able to claw back into the game before halftime, closing the game to 17-13. Now that the games have been played, here's a look at how the Big 12 teams rank heading into Week 12 of the season. "It breaks your heart to see a really, really good guy get hurt like that", Baylor interim coach Jim Grobe said.

by | November 14, 2016 | 01:36

In the Senate, Republicans won 34 of the 50 seats in the Senate and led in one more race. Kelly Ayotte refused to concede defeat. They also took a one-seat advantage in the Washington Senate, but they still won't have operating control, because one Democrat caucuses with the Republicans .

by | November 09, 2016 | 04:38

Florida voters will be asked for the second time in two years to approve a constitutional amendment that would legalize medical use of marijuana and broaden access beyond the limited therapeutic applications approved by the legislature. Republicans were expected to maintain a majority of the seats in the state's congressional delegation, but a few districts bear watching Tuesday. Rubio defeated Democrat Rep.

by | November 05, 2016 | 04:06

Unusual reportedly wrote a letter to Jones saying that it would be "prudent and beneficial" if the committee suspended its investigation until Strange's staff completes its investigation. August said the committee voted to open the meeting. "While I have complete confidence in the Judiciary Committee and its special counsel, I believe that moving forward with the impeachment hearings while there is an active criminal investigation would put a number of parties in a hard position", McCutcheon ...

by | November 05, 2016 | 04:06

The woman says she had to take a photo of herself to capture the moment the slot machine at Resorts World Casino in Queens, NY showed an nearly $43 million prize, CBS New York ( warning: link contains video that autoplays ) reports. This would have been the largest slot machine payout in United States history. A woman in America couldn't believe her luck when she hit a slot machine jackpot of $43 million but her joy quickly turned to anger as the casino she was gambling in refused to pay ...

by | November 04, 2016 | 03:03

The 34-year-old Slager is charged with murder in the shooting death of 50-year-old Walter Scott as Scott ran from a traffic stop in North Charleston in April of 2015. The alternates consist of two white men, two white ladies, and two black women. A new juror was selected in his place. In opening statements Thursday, prosecutors said Michael Slager may have been provoked when Scott grabbed his stun gun, but that didn't justify the shooting.

by | November 03, 2016 | 03:55

The federal appeals court said the tribe hasn't "demonstrated that an injunction is warranted". According to Dakota Access Pipeline's website , construction will create 2,000 to 4,000 jobs and 12 to 15 permanent jobs in North Dakota.

by | October 31, 2016 | 01:16

Besides, BAT (Border Action Team) attacks from Pakistani side along the Line of Control have also been thwarted during the past 24 hours. The development comes after terrorists from Pakistan on Friday killed a soldier and mutilated his body near the LoC in Kupwara's Machhal sector.

by | October 28, 2016 | 05:45

Asked whether the court could function four more years without filling vacancies, Breyer said: "I didn't say that". "We desperately need more senators in Washington with backbone, and I know we will be able to count on John Fleming to stand in defense of conservative principles because that's exactly what he's done during his time serving in the House of Representatives", Cruz said in a prepared statement.

by | October 27, 2016 | 08:22

Carte'Are Gordon, a 6-foot-9, 255-pound power forward who is ranked No. 9 in the ESPN 60 for 2018, committed to Saint Louis on Wednesday. He averaged 10.5 points and six rebounds per game for Mokan Elite on the EYBL circuit. Gordon is the second prominent recruit to join the SLU program since Ford was hired as Jim Crews' successor last spring. One day after losing Class of 2017 forward Deng Gak to the University of Miami, the Kansas basketball program learned that a top-tier Class of 2018 ...

by | October 26, 2016 | 07:36

Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. In Pennsylvania Saturday, she assailed Republican Sen. "Now how much more does Pat Toomey need to hear?" As has been true throughout the campaign, Ms. Clinton followed Kaine, welcomed by chants of "Hillary!" "He's losing, and he knows it", said Mr. Kaine. Kaine is expected to appear at a rally in the Lehigh Valley next week.

by | October 22, 2016 | 00:10

Then after letting that vow hang in the air for a few seconds, he added, "If I win". They were asked about their visions for the US Supreme Court, prompting Clinton to say the election was about "what kind of country are we going to be".

by | October 22, 2016 | 00:07

Other emails released from the Podesta hack show Band and Clinton daughter Chelsea engaged in a bitter turf battle over the direction of the Clinton Foundation. The King has personally committed approx $12 million both for the endowment and to support the meeting. The revelations come following renewed calls this week for an investigation into allegations that the FBI were bribed during their investigation into the use of a private email server by Clinton during her time as US Secretary of ...

by | October 21, 2016 | 02:02

He would be required to serve an additional 30-year suspended prison sentence only if he failed to meet conditions of probation, which included registering as a sex offender and joining a sex offender treatment program, never accessing pornography, and limited internet access.

by | October 19, 2016 | 01:40

In Indiana and Missouri, where Clinton is down by an average of five and eight points respectively, the campaign is kicking in a combined $1 million, to be split evenly, Mook said . The latest polls have Arizona, traditionally Republican, favoring Clinton by about two points. FiveThirtyEight gives Clinton a 54% chance of winning the state.

by | October 18, 2016 | 00:58

Florida Assistant State Attorney Stewart Stone told jurors that Apperson didn't meet the standard for self-defense, because he failed to act in a "reasonable, prudent or cautious manner" before shooting at Zimmerman. Apperson had been free on bond prior to a separate offense that was ruled a violation of his pretrial release terms. This wasn't the first time Zimmerman and Apperson were allegedly involved in an incident together.

by | October 18, 2016 | 00:53

Nearly all the deaths blamed on the storm occurred in vehicles. He said the condition of the lagoons appears to be far better than they were after Hurricane Floyd in 1999 led to widespread lagoon failure in the state. Two more bodies have been found inside submerged vehicles in flood-stricken North Carolina, bringing Hurricane Matthew's death toll in the U.S.to 43.

by | October 17, 2016 | 04:42

The victims were identified as a 62-year-old man and 50-year-old woman (both from Chandler, Arizona) and a 59-year-old man and 49-year-old woman (both from Hacienda Heights, Calif.). Motorcyclists and others arrived at the park around 12:30 p.m. The festival features food, music, art and tables of vendors selling shirts and other goods.

by | October 16, 2016 | 01:15

Trump, speaking to supporters who gathered at a Portsmouth Toyota dealership, blasted the former secretary of state's use of a private email server and accused her of colluding with federal agencies to avoid charges. "I think she's getting pumped up , you understand.we're like athletes". He offered no evidence to back up his wild claim. The Obamas both seized on Mr Trump's words, captured in a video released last week, bragging about kissing and groping women.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:36

Trump's lawyers threatened to sue the New York Times . A story published in The Times said Jessica Leeds, 74, of NY, told the newspaper she encountered Trump on an airline flight three decades ago. The Trump campaign's hope is to showcase the decades-old accusations to young voters, particularly women, who may not have been old enough to remember the controversies that dogged the Clintons in the 1990s.

by | October 14, 2016 | 01:33

This is a breaking news story and will be updated . Police say there have been no injuries. They had arrived on the scene to help evacuate guests and employees from the park, and then they began using K-9 units to sweep the empty park for possible threats.

by | October 13, 2016 | 05:50

This time, it was about a crash. Police are still investigating who was driving the truck. The Jetta was engulfed in flames. A Williston police officer familiar with Bourgoin says he suffered from PTSD. The pickup truck involved in the crash is registered to Bourgoin's ex-girlfriend's father, according to the documents. He was later apprehended when he crashed the cruiser in another time and the vehicle caught fire.

by | October 12, 2016 | 04:40

Wisconsin held its newest top-tier ranking in style and looked virtually unstoppable doing it. But all that means is that the Big Ten made history a day later than originally planned. Best coaching matchup: Northwestern's Pat Fitzgerald vs. Michigan State's Mark Dantonio. Sparty lost to IN 24-21 last week, so expect angry green men on Saturday.

by | October 08, 2016 | 04:52

According to the Post , the foundation may have already engaged in some shady self-dealing, like when Trump used $258,000 from the charity to pay for his businesses' legal fees . Trump's campaign pointed to Schneiderman's support of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton to question his motivation for the cease-and-desist. The $25,000 payment came at a time when Mrs Bondi's office was reportedly considering whether to open a fraud investigation into Trump University.

by | October 07, 2016 | 08:32

Saudi Arabia has long denied it backed the hijackers who flew planes into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania, killing some 3,000 people. McConnell suggested that he would be open to considering changes to the JASTA bill once Congress returns after the November elections. "Enacting JASTA into law, however, would neither protect Americans from terrorist attacks nor improve the effectiveness of our response to such attacks", Obama said.