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Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s Long Concussion Recovery Convinced Him To Retire

Sadler said that Earnhardt's legacy will always be intact both at Talladega, and in the sport of NASCAR in general. His earliest entries in the premier series carried No. Hendrick assured Earnhardt, the driver he treated as a son, that his father would have been proud. "Race auto driver popularity and performance abilities can affect on-track competition, the closeness of championship points rac... [Full Article...]

Jobless rate drops for Labette Co

Jobless rate drops for Labette Co The rate also was 0.4 percent lower than estimates from March of previous year. Other counties with unemployment rates under 4 percent in March were Union with 3.6 percent; Auglaize, Putnam and Wyandot, each with 3.7 percent; Madison with 3.8 percent; and Van Wert, Franklin and Warren, each with 3.9 percent. [Full Article...]

Rare White House briefing called over escalating situation in North Korea

Rare White House briefing called over escalating situation in North Korea During a White House lunch with ambassadors of United Nations Security Council member states on Monday, the US president called unacceptable the "status quo in North Korea". "We feel very confident that the government is not going to shut down", he said. The conversations involving the president about North Korea took place as a U.S. [Full Article...]

Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until Monday

Rain washes out NASCAR race at Bristol until Monday So most of the field treated Friday as if it was their only time to prepare for Sunday's race. Once the race goes green, points leader Kyle Larson will start from the pole after qualifying was washed out on Friday afternoon. The decisive pass occurred as both drove into Turn 1. "A couple other runs that we've had here we've been OK, maybe third or fourth, and I try something and I lose the nos... [Full Article...]

2nd doctor, wife charged in female genital mutilation case

2nd doctor, wife charged in female genital mutilation case Surat's Dawoodi Bohra community is shocked over the arrest of Dr Fakhruddin Attar, 53, and his wife Farida Attar , 50, in Detroit , US, on Friday morning. The Attars were arrested on Friday. The Attars allegedly allowed the procedure to be carried in their Livonia medical clinic. Prosecutors said she performed the procedure on at least three MI girls but Nagarwala has not been charged in con... [Full Article...]

Sessions has no regrets for Hawaii remark

Sessions has no regrets for Hawaii remark Hawaii became the 50th state in the Union in 1959, but there's been a long and often fraught history between native Hawaiian people and the US government. Meanwhile, Sen. Brian Schatz , D-Hawaii, tweeted: "Mr. Attorney General: You voted for that judge". Watson's chambers are in Honolulu , on the island of Oahu. [Full Article...]

Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone

Bright, an organic farmer who helped Sanders win the state's Democratic caucuses, was one of Maine's four voters in the electoral college. "He's working very hard to bridge whatever divide may still exist", Busch said . A Democrat hasn't been elected governor since 1994. The senator who ran unsuccessfully in last year's Democratic presidential primary brought up the U.S. [Full Article...]

Mexican's immigration status is in dispute over deportation

CBP officials said Tuesday night that Mr. Montes fell out of DACA status in 2015, but in a new statement Wednesday the agency acknowledged he had been approved through January 2018. The government has issued almost 800,000 DACA permits since President Barack Obama introduced the program in 2012 and almost 700,000 renewals. On Wednesday, the judge was assigned a blockbuster case: The lawsuit f... [Full Article...]

Trump signs extension of VA Choice Program, calls it a 'good start'

Trump signs extension of VA Choice Program, calls it a 'good start' Although the program is now limited to the Phoenix area, the collaboration is a test-run of sorts as VA Secretary David Shulkin mulls an overhaul proposal aimed at reducing veterans' wait times. In fact, since the inception of Choice, more than seven million appointments have been scheduled with community providers for medical services ranging from diagnostic tests and physical therapy to life sav... [Full Article...]

Trump defends about-face on labeling China a currency manipulator

Trump defends about-face on labeling China a currency manipulator Trump said the Chinese "are not currency manipulators", in a Wednesday interview with the Wall Street Journal , stepping back from past accusations that the Chinese are the "grand champions at manipulation of currency". During the 2016 US election campaign, Trump repeatedly promised to declare China a currency manipulator . A few days before Trump wrote that Pyongyang "is looking for trou... [Full Article...]

Facts about Justice Neil Gorsuch and the Supreme Court

Kagan has said of her door-opening duties: "Literally, if there is a knock on the door and I don't hear it there will not be a single other person who will move". Senate Democrats had adopted a similar majority rules maneuver in 2013 for lower-level judicial and executive branch candidates. Gorsuch's wife, Louise, and two teenage daughters were present for the swearing-in ceremony. [Full Article...]

Trump goes after leading Democrat in Georgia race

Trump then recommended a book - "Reasons to Vote for Democrats" - that suggests there are none. On Twitter, Trump said Monday that "The super Liberal Democrat in the Georgia Congressional race tomorrow wants to protect criminals, allow illegal immigration and raise taxes!" If Ossoff captures 50 percent in the primary, which is crowded with 18 contenders, he will avoid a June runoff with a ... [Full Article...]

States could save funds by assisting students with private college tuition

States could save funds by assisting students with private college tuition Cuomo's college scholarships are ostensibly meant to help students by unshackling them from onerous debt, Stoll notes. It's not forever. But those who receive the Excelsior Scholarship will have to remain in state for the same amount of time they received the award. [Full Article...]

Lawyers: Don't rush Arkansas executions decision

Some states have barred the use of the drug, and courts have reached different decisions on what inmates would have to do to suggest alternative means of execution. The reissued order Monday clarifies that three of the seven justices would have denied the request for a stay for Bruce Earl Ward. The state was still moving forward with plans to conduct the Monday night executions in the event that... [Full Article...]

Man countersues Trump, says he urged Ky. protesters' removal

Man countersues Trump, says he urged Ky. protesters' removal But the attorneys also made a claim against the president and his campaign, observing that throughout the 2016 election Trump repeatedly urged supporters to expel protesters, and once hinted he would pay any legal fees of those who did. Pence is a former lieutenant governor of Kentucky. Trump's response also says he's immune as president from such suits. If anyone was injured, Trump's attorn... [Full Article...]

Several shot at Atlanta train station

Several shot at Atlanta train station In this image made from a video provided by WSB-TV authorities respond after reports of a shooting at the West Lake station Thursday, April 13, 2017 , in Atlanta. 'She got shot in the side and the leg. "They shot him like he wasn't a human being". She said he's a father who worked at the airport as well as UPS. [Full Article...]

Boy dies after getting stuck at Atlanta rotating restaurant

Boy dies after getting stuck at Atlanta rotating restaurant The boy, whose head was caught within about 13cm of space, according to police, was identified as Charles Holt of Charlotte, North Carolina, an investigator with the Fulton County Medical Examiner's Office said on Saturday. Pickard said the boy's death was "very tragic". WXIA has reached out to the business for comment and got a statement from George Reed, hotel manager for the Westin Peachtree ... [Full Article...]

Jon Mason, husband of Bentley's alleged mistress, fired from state job

Although it lifted the restraining order, the court asked for briefs to be submitted by Monday afternoon. He pleaded guilty to failing to properly report a $50,000 loan made to his campaign, and using campaign funds to pay almost $9,000 for Mason's legal fees past year. [Full Article...]

Gun theft suspect with Trump manifesto at large

Gun theft suspect with Trump manifesto at large His vehicle was later found on fire nearby, but Jakubowski remains at large. Classes were canceled in some nearby schools as officers searched for him. Authorities said about 150 law enforcement officers are involved in the manhunt. Authorities say he also made suggestions about attacking several targets, including schools. [Full Article...]

Gorsuch pledges to be 'servant' of Constitution

He will take a second oath later in the day at a public White House ceremony officiated by Justice Anthony Kennedy. In Gorsuch, Trump picked a respected federal appeals court judge who is seen as a fervent disciple of Scalia and a brand of conservative jurisprudence that calls for the strict interpretation of the US Constitution as its writers intended. [Full Article...]


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