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Severe weather possible tonight; Tornado Watch issued

Severe weather possible tonight; Tornado Watch issued Parts of Arkansas and MS were also under a threat of tornadoes, thunderstorms, large hail and flash flooding through Sunday night as the severe weather pushed east, forecasters said. The severe weather that battered Louisiana has left behind pockets of tornado damage and flooding from heavy rains. "Seconds later, it hit", she said. [Full Article...]

Trump order would target high skilled worker visa program

Two senior Trump service officials who briefed reporters at the White House said Trump will also use the "buy American and hire American" order to seek changes in government procurement practices to increase the purchase of American products in federal contracts. [Full Article...]

Three killed in Fresno, California shooting spree

The imam of the Islamic Cultural Center of Fresno says the suspect in a shooting that killed three people was not a member of his center. After he allegedly shot the man in the truck, Dyer said the suspect began to walk westbound and as he did so he encountered a resident in the area and fired a number of rounds at the individual but missed. [Full Article...]

Disney releases plans for Star Wars-themed lands

Say you ride an attraction that pits the First Order against the Resistance, you may be asked to pick a side - and that choice will have knock-on effects in the rest of the park. Mickey Mouse, for example, might mention your name or comment on where you're from during a meet-and-greet. In the case of Star Wars Rogue One , whose K-2SO's past within the Empire was revealed, these codes are those ... [Full Article...]

First woman to enter the Boston Marathon runs it 50 years later

First woman to enter the Boston Marathon runs it 50 years later Women's victor Edna Kiplagat (left) and men's champion Geoffrey Kirui , both of Kenya, with the trophy at the finish line of the 121st Boston Marathon April 17, 2017 . After the race, Hasay credited Salazar both for guiding her training and helping her through the loss of her mother, who died unexpectedly in November. [Full Article...]

Yoenis Cespedes Laid A Historic Whooping On The Phillies

Yoenis Cespedes Laid A Historic Whooping On The Phillies The loss was especially hard to swallow considering the circumstances which produced the go-ahead runs for NY. "He was hitting them out like a driving range", Collins said. "It wasn't just fun for me, it was really great to see the whole team getting hits out there and having fun", Cespedes said through a translator. Aaron Nola was the other to do so. [Full Article...]

Facebook to review handling of videos

Facebook to review handling of videos Police say Stephens should be considered armed and unsafe. Police in Philadelphia say they have "no indication" that the suspect in an apparently random killing in Cleveland is in Philadelphia . He was kind and loving to me and my children. Police have launched a massive manhunt for Steve Stephens , who is charged with aggravated murder in the death of Robert Godwin. [Full Article...]

Gorsuch Confirmed By The Senate To the Supreme Court

Gorsuch Confirmed By The Senate To the Supreme Court The Senate, which past year refused to consider Democratic former President Barack Obama's nominee to the court, voted 54-45 to approve Republican Trump's pick, Colorado-based federal appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch, to the lifetime job. The rules change came after Senate Democrats successfully blocked his nomination with the filibuster in place. The vote broke down largely on party lines. [Full Article...]

Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon while Americans put up best showing since 1985

Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon while Americans put up best showing since 1985 Sanchez ran the race as part of Team Semper Fi , and raised money for the Semper Fi Fund. "Just didn't have an answer for him", Rupp said on NBCSN. "He is constantly putting us in really uncomfortable situations, whether that's adding extra intervals if we are having a great workout, or asking us to run faster than maybe what we thought we could". [Full Article...]

Statement of Cardinal Wuerl on the death of Ambassador Dan Rooney

From a personal standpoint, I was honored to call him a friend and always appreciated his unwavering support of the Penguins. "As someone who's privileged to work in the National Football League, my honest condolences go out to the Rooney family, (head coach) Mike Tomlin and everyone else at the Steelers who knew Mr. [Full Article...]

Pence to Pyongyang: Don't Test Trump

He reiterated U.S. support for South Korea, telling his host: "We are with you 100 percent". "An abandonment of its nuclear weapons programme and its ballistic missile programme". In February, the North simultaneously fired four ballistic missiles off its east coast, three of which fell provocatively close to Japan, in what it said was a drill for an attack on United States bases in the country. [Full Article...]

Three humble duties of a junior justice on the US Supreme Court

Kennedy and Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg are both in their 80s and Justice Stephen Breyer is 78, raising concern among Democrats that Trump may have another opportunity to move the court in a more definitive conservative direction. Court of Appeals judge. Democrats will count themselves fortunate if they can hold Republicans to 59 seats in the next Congress. At a fireside chat at the Broadmoor Re... [Full Article...]

Arkansas judge barred from execution cases after protest

The federal high court will hold oral arguments in that case April 24, putting another legal roadblock in place in Arkansas' plan to conduct eight executions before the end of April. Strict distribution controls imposed by more than 30 drug companies in the U.S. and overseas have made it very hard for death penalty states to lay their hands on medicines for use in the death chamber. [Full Article...]

Trump threatens to hold Obamacare subsidies hostage to force Dems to table

The administration and Congress could keep insurers guessing over whether it will continue federal payments that lower deductibles and copays for millions of Americans next year. The new initiative will make it harder for some consumers to purchase insurance, health care experts said. "Without funding, millions of Americans who buy their own plan will be harmed". [Full Article...]

'Daily Mail' settles for $2.9 million

'Daily Mail' settles for $2.9 million At issue was an article carried by the Daily Mail and Mail Online in August 2016 under the headline: " Racy photos and troubling questions about his wife's past that could derail Trump ". The newspaper's management agreed to pay an unpublished sum in damages. U.S. first lady Melania Trump listens to students perform as she and China's first lady Peng Liyuan (not pictured) visit Bak Middle ... [Full Article...]

Whatever happened to Trump's tax returns?

Whatever happened to Trump's tax returns? Thousands of marchers crowded together demanding that the president release his tax returns for a more transparent look into his former business dealings . "No, I said, 'I'd have to get back to you on that.' I think that he is still under audit". Trump repeatedly said his returns were being audited, precluding their release. [Full Article...]

President Trump welcomes families to Easter Egg Roll

This year, the White House was slow to make tickets available or to detail its Easter Egg Roll plans, leaving some of the event devotees to fret that the first family would do away with the longtime tradition, which dates back to 1878. The US Flag Code calls for anyone addressing the flag, either during the pledge of allegiance or the national anthem, to put their right hand over their hearts. [Full Article...]

Rain Chance through 9AM Monday

Rain Chance through 9AM Monday Highs will be in the mid 60s. While the 80-degree warmth is gone, not to return for a while, mid 70s are certainly doable for the shore and mainland alike as winds will come from the northwest, which is a land breeze along the coast and limits any cooling influences of the Atlantic Ocean. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court won't allow Arkansas execution

Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in 1976. "While this has been an exhausting day for all involved, tomorrow we will continue to fight back on last minute appeals and efforts to block justice for the victims' families", said Governor Asa Hutchinson in a statement. [Full Article...]

Tornado outbreak in the south a 'particularly unsafe situation'

The storms threatened to spread heavy rains, damaging winds and potential tornadoes across much of the Southeast deep into Monday, authorities said. St. But the governor says the southern part of the state is also under a "moderate and enhanced" risk for severe weather as well, calling it a "state-wide weather event". [Full Article...]


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