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Senate confirms Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch 54-45

Senate confirms Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch 54-45 A bipartisan group of 61 senators sent a letter to Senate leaders Friday urging them to maintain the 60-vote threshold for filibusters involving legislation, which they said is needed to ensure bipartisanship remains a component of passing bills through the chamber. [Full Article...]

Gorsuch dives into the fray at first Supreme Court arguments

Yahoo News and Finance Anchor Bianna Golodryga looks at the upcoming Supreme Court cases and how Justice Gorsuch may have an impact on the decisions. The church's application to resurface the playground for its preschool and daycare ranked fifth out of 44 applicants. Since the Supreme Court is in the very process of deciding the issue, Greitens and Hawley are merely affirming their political b... [Full Article...]

After Marches, Trump Wonders Why People Still Want to See His Taxes

After Marches, Trump Wonders Why People Still Want to See His Taxes He tweeted Sunday: "Someone should look into who paid for the small organized rallies yesterday". "The election is over", he tweeted. Trump said it could be "a swap". "No, I said I would have to get back to you on that", Spicer said. "I hope Republicans see it". "The American people understood when they elected him in November". [Full Article...]

'Fate of the Furious' Debuts to Hefty $100.2 Million

Given Walker's key role, it might have made more sense for the franchise to cap its run at seven films, as the previous movie made for a fitting emotional ending to the series. This is just cars smashing into each other and it's okay to enjoy that. "Hollywood really underestimates minority audiences", she said . With that in mind, it's pretty easy to believe that more Furious films are on t... [Full Article...]

Majority supports Obamacare for first time: Gallup poll

Majority supports Obamacare for first time: Gallup poll According to a new Gallup survey , Obamacare approval has jumped 13 percentage points in the last five months, thanks to increased backing from both Democrats and Republicans, as well as a notable 17-point swing among political independents. [Full Article...]

Facebook shooting suspect may be in other states

Facebook shooting suspect may be in other states Steve Stephens is suspected of live streaming a murder . Williams said he's confident police will find Stephens, even if he does not turn himself in. The F-B-I is assisting Cleveland Police in the search for Stephens. "He hugged my wife and me and said, 'I'll see you guys next time , '" Godwin Jr. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court, with Gorsuch, set to hear church-state case

Supreme Court, with Gorsuch, set to hear church-state case Census Bureau, over the fine points of a law governing civil service employees. The high court is back to its full contingent of nine members after being short-handed since the death of Justice Antonin Scalia more than 14 months ago. The justices could themselves draw a line that decides the case in Missouri without saying anything more broadly about school choice . Although the court doesn't t... [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Bill Letting States Deny Federal Funds to Abortion Providers

Obama issued the order in December of past year, barring states from withholding federal family planning funds from Planned Parenthood affiliates and other health clinics that provide abortions. Federal law prohibits taxpayer dollars from funding abortions and Planned Parenthood says 3% of the services it provides are abortions. The initiative started in 1970 and is the only federal grant program ... [Full Article...]

121st Boston Marathon is Meb's last, Rupp's first

121st Boston Marathon is Meb's last, Rupp's first Elite women will start at 9:32, while elite men will begin at 10 a.m. on the dot. We signed up using the correct entry form and had our travel permits and our AAU cards. Today in Boston , the running scene is celebrating women's achievements in the marathon, in running and in sports as a whole. "It wasn't until Jock Semple attacked me did everything change". [Full Article...]

How Will North Korea React To Trump's Posturing?

How Will North Korea React To Trump's Posturing? North Korea's envoy to the United Nations Kim In Ryong said the regime was preparing for "any mode of war" triggered by potential USA military action, and said his country would respond to a missile or nuclear strike "in kind". Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said tensions need to be eased on the Korean Peninsula to bring the escalating dispute there to a peaceful resolution. [Full Article...]

Cavs Take Game 1

Cavs Take Game 1 The Pacers' C.J. Miles put up jumper in the closing seconds that would have likely given his a team a dramatic victory, but it missed and put the Cavaliers up 1-0 in the series . In this game, Teague and Ellis played 24 minutes together and it was a disaster - Cleveland scored 121.8 points per 100 possessions, per NBA.com. "We missed 13 free throws, turned the ball over [11 times] and they got ... [Full Article...]

Athletics - Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles

Athletics - Ethiopia's champions in Boston to defend marathon titles The photos captured put the Syracuse student into the global spotlight and from that day forward she embraced the role. "Everything changed", she told CNN affiliate WBZ-TV. "Instinctively I jerked my head around quickly and looked square into the most vicious face I'd ever seen", she wrote in her memoir . Five miles in, one of the marathon directors, Jock Semple, actually jumped off a t... [Full Article...]

Trump privately signs anti-Planned Parenthood law

The Title X program provides close to 4 million low-income Americans with basic health and family-planning services, such as cancer screenings, birth control, and STI screenings - because of the Hyde amendment, no Title X money goes toward abortions or abortion research. [Full Article...]

New Yorkers Should Be on the Lookout for Facebook Killer, Officials Say

New Yorkers Should Be on the Lookout for Facebook Killer, Officials Say Stephens as soon as possible and before anyone else is injured", Kortemeyer said in a statement. Goodwin Sr., who appears to have been chosen at random by Stephens during his stream (and has been reported as both 74 and 78 years old), was described as a man who would "give you the shirt off his back" by family members. [Full Article...]

Illegal Border Crossings Continue Their Plunge Under Trump

Illegal Border Crossings Continue Their Plunge Under Trump This undated rendering provided by DarkPulse Technologies Inc. shows a proposed border wall between Mexico and the U.S. The wall proposed by Arizona-based DarkPulse Technologies would be constructed with ballistic concrete. Indeed, the multi-billion dollar border wall would traverse through many houses and other landmarks, with some American homes ending up in Mexico and some Mexican ones en... [Full Article...]

Russia Warns US against Unilateral Strike on N.Korea: 'Very Risky Path'

He spoke afterwards in Seoul, keeping up the tough talk we've been hearing from President Trump. On April 14, US media said that US President Donald Trump might order a strike against North Korea in the event Pyongyang chose to carry out another nuclear weapon test. [Full Article...]

Trump family kicks off Easter egg roll

Trump's older sons, Don Jr. and Eric, and their wives, and daughter Tiffany also attended. 1 President Trump , the first lady, Barron Trump, and the Easter Bunny addressed the crowd from the Truman Balcony. "I'm really concerned for the Trump people, because they have failed to fill some really vital posts, and this thing is all hands on deck". 18,000 custom commemorative wooden eggs will be ... [Full Article...]

Veteran event planner is new White House social secretary

Bush's administration. Despite concerns the event might not be well planned, all seemed to go off without a hitch. Specifically, the first lady was in charge of the activities, just like every year, and this was the 139th egg race hosted at the White House, although it was the first time the Trumps had been involved. [Full Article...]

Kenyans Kirui, Kiplagat win Boston Marathon; good day for US

Kenyans Kirui, Kiplagat win Boston Marathon; good day for US Kenya's Kirui Geoffrey won the men's race with a time of 2:09:37. After missing out on the top of the podium past year, Kenyan runners cruised to victory by comfortable margins at the Boston Marathon as Geoffrey Kirui and Edna Kiplagat triumphed. [Full Article...]

Police search Philadelphia park for suspect in Facebook video murder

Police search Philadelphia park for suspect in Facebook video murder Williams said they would like to get the situation resolved as quickly as possible because the victim's family deserves it as does the community. There have been similar alleged sightings of Stephens or his vehicle in Pennsylvania, including in Erie and Philadelphia . [Full Article...]


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