January 24, 2018

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Mother of Uber CEO dies in boat accident

CEO Travis Kalanick's parents were in a boating accident in Fresno yesterday and his mother Bonnie Horowitz Kalanick has passed away. "Our thoughts and prayers are with Travis and his family in this heartbreaking time", an Uber spokesperson said in a statement. Read More »

Jeff Sessions Pushes For Harsher Punishments For Non-Violent Drug Offenders

The Justice Department's own data revealed just a year ago that, since I implemented Smart on Crime policies in 2013, prosecutors have used the discretion I gave them to focus on more serious drug cases. The federal directive won't affect Morganelli, but the career prosecutor likes mandatory sentences and pursues them when he can in his office, especially in drug cases. Read More »

Flash flood watch in effect through 6 am Monday Buchanan, Dickenson counties


Monday and will last through 2 p.m. Wednesday . Showers and storms are expected overnight with locally heavy rain possible. The heaviest rains are predicted for Monday afternoon and evening. Strong wind gusts and small hail are possible, and Cobb said an isolated weak tornado can not be ruled out. Flooding in low lying and flood prone areas will be likely, especially in urban areas. Read More »

Comey set to testify publicly about why Trump fired him


Earlier this week, the Times reported that Comey kept detailed memos of his conversations with Trump, including one from a February meeting in which Trump suggested he "let go" of the investigation into Michael Flynn , Trump's former national security adviser who resigned the day after the president's meeting with Comey. Read More »

NBC5 Forecast: Showers end this evening


It will humid with a flow out of the southwest and temperatures will climb back into the 80s. Tuesday mid-morning a cold front will begin to move into the Big Country. Overnight: Mostly Cloudy with Scattered Showers and Storms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 54. Light and variable wind. Wednesday: Cloudy with Showers and Storms. Read More »

Officers, deputies gather to remember those fallen in line of duty


New Hampshire State Police salute during the singing of the National Anthem during the N.H. Law Enforcement Officers 25th anniversary Memorial ceremony in Concord on Friday, May 19, 2017. "Honoring them, we focus not on how they lost their lives, but on how they lived their lives and the fact that they gave so freely of themselves in serving their communities", McFarland Police Chief Craig Sherven said. Read More »

Trump vows to support police during memorial, blasts 'defamation'


I call upon all Americans to observe Peace Officers Memorial Day and Police Week with appropriate ceremonies and activities. "A very sad thing is many of today's politicians don't want to say that, don't want to talk about that, because it's not politically correct or they think it might hurt them with the voters". Read More »

Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week

Comey has not publicly discussed any conversations he has had with Trump. Your afternoon shot of politics, sent straight from the desk of Joshua Miller. Like many administrations, the relationship between Trump and the press has been tense. As the Post notes, this calls into question the credibility of not only press secretary Sean Spicer, but also Vice President Pence, principal deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, and counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway. Read More »

Putin offers to give Congress notes of Trump's meeting

Comey, who was known to keep a paper trail of sensitive meetings, chronicled the president's request soon after the February Oval Office meeting with the president, an associate who has seen the memo told The Associated Press. Furthermore, in a sensational development, sources told The New York Times and then CNN on Tuesday night that Comey wrote down his account of Trump's request over the probe in a memo that is about to become one of Washington's most famed artifacts. Read More »

White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

Jones said Rentfro started in the jail in 1983 and started patrol in 1986. "We can keep guns out of the hands of unsafe people and better protect law enforcement from the threats of gun violence", said David Chipman, a retired Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agent, now with the gun control group. Read More »

Plains and Midwest US Severe Convective Storms (May 2017)


However, as the storm center aloft lifts to the NE, we will have rapidly clearing skies behind it so look for lots of sunshine for the afternoon hours of Wednesday. At this time, strong wind and large hail appear to be the greatest risks. A moderate risk of severe thunderstorms, the second highest outlook category, has been issued for northwest Oklahoma and southwest Kansas for Thursday May 18. Read More »

'Pay Trump bribes here' sign projected onto Trump's DC hotel


The artist - as well as many passers-by - depicted video and images of the project on his website and social media channels. Bell also projected the text of the emoluments clause , which prohibits U.S. His favorite part of the night came, he said , when an open-top tour bus drove by and riders started to cheer. Trump signed the lease in 2014, redeveloping the signature Pennsylvania Avenue property into a luxury hotel. Read More »

Private plane missing in Bermuda Triangle

Nathan Ulrich, 52, Jennifer Blumin, 40, and her two young sons were identified as the people on board the plane. The search is being conducted by Coast Guard ships and aircraft. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew has located a debris field approximately 15 miles east Eleuthera, Bahamas. Original report of 10 and 4 was incorrect. Read More »

Lindsey Graham is right: John Cornyn shouldn't be the next Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Education secretary and against expanding a children's health insurance program. He also serves on the Senate Intelligence and Judiciary Committees. But Collins, like other Republicans, said the White House should be prepared to turn them over. Governor Greg Abbott would appoint a senator, who would serve until a special election could be held to fill Cornyn's seat. Read More »

House Oversight Committee member calls Trump's bluff on the Comey "tapes"


Trump's administration has offered countless different accounts about the timeline of Comey's firing. Comey promised only that he could be honest, The New York Times reported . Mr Trump said in the interview that he never pressured Mr Comey into dropping the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe, adding: "If Russia did anything, I want to know that". Read More »

Russian Federation probe: Flynn ordered to hand over papers


Mr Warner said on Tuesday that the committee has been receiving documents as it investigates allegations that Russian Federation sought to influence the U.S. "Director Clapper reiterated what everybody, including the fake media already knows-there is "no evidence" of collusion w/Russia and Trump". It will be McCabe's first public appearance since Trump fired Director James Comey, calling into question the future of the the FBI's own investigation into possible collusion between Russian ... Read More »

Storms possible Wednesday into Thursday, some could be severe


The SkyTrak13 Weather Team is tracking another round of rain and storms for Thursday, with highs in the lower 70s. Strong storms will reach Indianapolis by 1am. Much of this will be falling on territory that has already seen excessive amounts of rainfall in late April and early May, which will increase the threat for flooding . Read More »

Great white sharks spotted next to USA swimmers


A short time after sharks were spotted in Long Beach Wednesday, multiple sharks were also spotted just off the Orange County coast at Capistrano Beach, drawing spectators on the sand. Abigail Peterson said. Last month, a 33-year-old woman was attacked by a shark while swimming off a state beach in San Diego County. What would you have done if you were one of the paddle-boarders? The 5- to 6-foot-long sharks were possibly looking to feed on sting rays and small fish usually found in the ... Read More »

SE Cupp: Kellyanne Conway is wrong about Anderson Cooper's eyeroll


Appearing on Cooper's CNN show on Tuesday, Conway was working hard to defend President Trump's decision to fire the man leading the investigation into his campaign's contacts with Russia, FBI director Jim Comey. "Thanks for the trip down memory lane". This isn't the first time Cooper and Conway have gone toe-to-toe. In the interview, she accuses Hillary Clinton of regularly using sexism as a "lame excuse" before immediately accusing Cooper of sexism. Read More »

AAP making mockery of democracy: BJP

Amid an intense debate on whether EVMs were tamper-proof, the AAP today "demonstrated" in the state Assembly how the vote machines could be rigged, a claim trashed by the Election Commission, which said a "duplicate" gadget was hacked. However, former law minister Veerappa Moily and Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh had stood up in defence of EVMs. Speaking to the media outside the Delhi Assembly at the end of a day-long special session, Kejriwal, however, avoided answers on the ... Read More »

For over a year, serial killing suspect went undiscovered

Saucedo faces the possibility of more than two dozen criminal charges, including murder, attempted murder and aggravated assault, Williams said. On Monday, they raised the number of people killed to nine and said there were 12 total shootings — with the first one happening in 2015. Read More »

Little Sisters of the Poor approve Trump order on religion


SIEGEL: This executive order is controversial. Representative Kind also says the order could drive young people away from organized religion. Another reason is that many politicians have believed that religious organizations have a positive moral and ethical influence on society. Read More »

'Brought about profound change': Donald Trump after 100 days as US President

Market gyrations have been a boon for global investment banks including Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup, which reported strong first-quarter revenue from trading bonds, currencies and commodities. At the ball, President Trump said in his speech, " We want to see great things happen for our country we want to make America great again and we will, and we will ". Read More »