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California professor on paid leave for anti-Trump tweet

California professor on paid leave for anti-Trump tweet Professor Lars Maischak of California State University, Fresno agreed upon the leave of absence with the university, according to The Fresno Bee . Substitute faculty will be taking over his five classes, the message added. Fresno State President Joseph I. Castro told the Fresno Bee last week that federal agents were investigating Maischak for his tweets. Far-right websites such as Breitbart ... [Full Article...]

Fresno Shooter Kills 3 In Suspected Hate Crime

Fresno Shooter Kills 3 In Suspected Hate Crime Police haven't commented on Williams' race. He ultimately served 92 months in federal prison, records show. They had published a photo of Muhammad, asked for the public's help in finding him and offered a reward. He climbed down the next day and hid out while performing what he called Voodoo rituals. He was already wanted for a separate killing from last week, in which a Motel 6 security gua... [Full Article...]

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT): What's the Story?

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company (GT): What's the Story? In other Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co news, SVP Richard J. Noechel sold 4,721 shares of the company's stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 15th. Northern invested in 0.02% or 1.56 million shares. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.14%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, April 27th. [Full Article...]

Two inmates claiming innocence try to stop Arkansas executions

Two inmates claiming innocence try to stop Arkansas executions Hutchinson says he wants a clear explanation from the court majority as to how they came to the decision. Governor Asa Hutchinson set the unprecedented schedule due to one of the drugs in the state's lethal injection mix expiring at the end of the month. [Full Article...]

Gorsuch is Chatty Cathy in Supreme Court debut

The justices released no high-profile decisions, added no new disputes to their docket, and heard three hours of oral arguments in dry, technical matters. Gorsuch joins the court as it rounds the final turn of a term set to conclude by the end of June. Another of his duties will be to answer the door when the justices meet for their weekly closed-door conferences, and keep notes at the conferences... [Full Article...]

Stafford isn't talking contract

Stafford isn't talking contract Not only are they in good shape for 2017, a new round of television contracts is likely to boost the cap significantly (and it's gone up by at least $10 million each of the last four years). New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady took a deal significantly below market rate in 2013. That's why I have an agent. The feeling is mutual. [Full Article...]

Baylor hires first female president in wake of sexual assault scandal

Baylor hires first female president in wake of sexual assault scandal During her first stint at Baylor, Livingstone witnessed the school's "unique culture of care and compassion", which she said continues to shape her approach to management. She served as an associate professor in the department of management from 1997-2002 and an assistant professor in the same department from 1991-1997. [Full Article...]

Goldman, Bank of America income, revenue rise in Q1

Goldman, Bank of America income, revenue rise in Q1 During the quarter, total assets under supervision decreased $6 billion to $1.37 trillion. Heading into the earnings release, covering sell-side analysts have a consensus target price of $240.71 on W.W. Companywide revenue rose 27 percent to $8.03 billion, compared with the $8.33 billion average estimate of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. The Return on Investment (ROI) is at 1.3% while it's ... [Full Article...]

House speaker urges civility in GOP as gas tax vote nears

House speaker urges civility in GOP as gas tax vote nears That proposal would have instead funded new road and bridge projects by redirecting revenues collected from the sales tax on new and used vehicle purchases. David Hawk's alternative transportation plan, which would have taken a chunk of the sales tax on vehicles and diverted it to fund transportation. Haslam has argued his approach was fairest because up to half of fuel taxes are paid for by tru... [Full Article...]

Handy hint: Melania prompts Trump on national anthem protocol as Twitter implodes

Handy hint: Melania prompts Trump on national anthem protocol as Twitter implodes There was no Sean Spicer dressed up in a bunny suit at the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on Monday (local time) - but eagle-eyed viewers were still rewarded with a comical moment. No move-in date has been set, Grisham said. Last month the White House Press Secretary tweeted a picture of himself as the White House Easter bunny alongside the message "The good ole days - what I would give to... [Full Article...]

Bill O'Reilly says historic run at Fox ended over 'unfounded' allegations

Lisa Bloom, who represents three women accusing O'Reilly of sexual harassment, called the announcement by Fox News a victory for victims who were courageous enough to come forward and hopes more will now do the same. O'Reilly, 67, may struggle to find work and even sell his popular books, with no cable platform to promote them every night, said Fiedler. Eric Bolling will host a new show that airs ... [Full Article...]

Arkansas executions temporarily on hold

Arkansas executions temporarily on hold KTVH reports that anti-death penalty protesters have camped out in front of the governor's mansion in Little Rock in the weeks leading to the decision. If the state had been able to move ahead with its 11-day execution plan, it would have been the most inmates put to death by any state in such a short period since the U.S. [Full Article...]

Trump signs executive order to strengthen 'Buy American' provisions

Trump signs executive order to strengthen 'Buy American' provisions The officials said potential changes could be administrative or legislative and could include higher fees for the visas, changing the wage scale for the program or other initiatives. "This historic action declares that the policy of the government is to aggressively promote and use American-made goods and to ensure that American labor is hired to do the job", Trump said. [Full Article...]

Feds Say Deported 'Dreamer' Lost Status, Had Criminal Convictions

The lawsuit says that while in Mexico, Montes was assaulted and fearing his life, illegally crossed into the USA again, where he was apprehended and detained before being removed once again to Mexico. Although he reportedly told officials he had DACA status - his ID was in a friend's auto - he was questioned in a local station. After the Department of Homeland Security issued its statemen... [Full Article...]

Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election

Utah Rep. Chaffetz says he won't run for re-election The position of chairman of the House oversight committee is important to conservatives because the panel performs a key function, said Rachel Bovard, director of policy services at The Heritage Foundation and a former Senate aide. Chaffetz will remain as the chair of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Chaffetz has refused to initiate probes into potential financial confl... [Full Article...]

Bill O'Reilly show axed amid sexual harassment scandal

Another new allegation this week came from lawyer Lisa Bloom, who has counseled several former Fox women in their cases against O'Reilly. By that time , the news had already generated considerable coverage on Fox's primary cable news competitors, CNN and MSNBC. [Full Article...]

Chaffetz won't seek re-election

Chaffetz won't seek re-election Although he left open the possibility that he would seek public office in the future, he emphasized that he would not do so in 2018. If Democrat Hillary Clinton had won the presidency, Chaffetz promised "years" of investigations by his committee - endearing himself to Utahns and Republicans across the nation. [Full Article...]

Bill O'Reilly is Officially Out at Fox News Channel

He's not departing on his own terms. Carlson landed his 7 p.m slot after the election in November. The fast-moving story took shape with an April 2 report in The New York Times that five women had been paid a total of $13 million to keep quiet about unpleasant encounters with O'Reilly, who has denied any wrongdoing. [Full Article...]

Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt

Arkansas execution plan again thrown into doubt Supreme Court, seeking a review of an appeals court's decision to toss a stay of their executions issued days earlier by a federal judge. A death row inmate scheduled to be executed in an Arkansas prison today was granted a stay by the highest court in the U.S. [Full Article...]

Timeline of Aaron Hernandez's legal problems

The former New England Patriots tight end hanged himself from his cell window using a bedsheet, officials said , but that method of suicide is rare in max-security prisons. "I just think it got to him - the guilt", said Mixson Philip, 55. He was a relatively popular guy, obviously. TMZ Sports added that Hernandez's family is "devastated" at the news, and don't believe he was in such despair t... [Full Article...]


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