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Local US attorney one of 46 asked to leave

At one point, President Donald Trump's nominee for deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, asked if anyone had anything else to offer and an exchange took place about whether Native American areas would be included in the new violent crime initiatives. [Full Article...]

Trump lays wreath at the tomb of Andrew Jackson

Trump lays wreath at the tomb of Andrew Jackson The recently sworn-in commander-in-chief chose to visit the so-called Music City Wednesday in honor of the 250th anniversary of former President Andrew Jackson's birth, according to the Washington Post . "Trump's penthouse populism is a sham; Jackson's was the real thing". "Not a day goes by without at least one or more articles about Jackson that pop up in Google alerts". [Full Article...]

6 reactions to Seema Verma Senate confirmation

6 reactions to Seema Verma Senate confirmation Vice President Mike Pence in Washington , U.S., March 14, 2017. Verma is the second Indian-origin person to be confirmed for a post under Donald Trump, the first being US' ambassador to the United Nations and a former SC governor, Nikki Haley. [Full Article...]

10 inches of snow possible as lake-effect system moves in

10 inches of snow possible as lake-effect system moves in The Lake-effect Snow Warning in Porter and LaPorte Counties calling for an additional 6 to possibly 12-inches of snow will run from this evening until 9AM CDT Wednesday morning. Allow extra commute time this morning, and drive with extreme caution. Travel is strongly discouraged. In the months of January and February, not an inch of snow accumulation was recorded in Chicago - a first in record... [Full Article...]

Thousands Of Flights Already Canceled Due To East Coast Storm

Why do you need to know? Customers with cancelled flights can also opt for a full refund. Almost 2,200 flights nationwide had been canceled since Sunday, according to an 8:30 a.m. The other major airlines are likely to follow suit. New flights must be booked for travel on or before March 17. According to the airport's website , three scheduled arrivals from Chicago on Monday were canceled ... [Full Article...]

Deadly listeria outbreak linked to raw milk cheese

Deadly listeria outbreak linked to raw milk cheese These cheese were sold in eight stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and NY. Due to the risk, Vulto recalled several of its wash-rind raw milk cheeses Tuesday, according to an FDA announcement. In response, Whole Foods also expanded the recall to include Vulto products sold at 8 stores in Massachusetts, New Jersey, and NY. However, when the raw cheeses are soft - as in the case of the Vulto Crea... [Full Article...]

Police close German shopping centre over potential terror threat

Police close German shopping centre over potential terror threat German police said Sunday that they had detained a male suspect in his 20s after an attack threat against a night club in Offenburg appeared online. He said police had been tipped off late on Friday by other security agencies. About 100 police officers have cordoned off the city centre mall and a subway station in the West German city of Essen and ordered it remain closed through the day. [Full Article...]

Egypt's prosecutor agrees to release former President Mubarak

Egypt's prosecutor agrees to release former President Mubarak Mubarak's lawyer, Farid al-Deeb, said that former president would be allowed to return home to Heliopolis "when the doctors decide he is able to do so". Both his sons have also been also freed. Mubarak's elected Islamist successor, Mohamed Morsi, served for only a year before the military toppled and detained him in 2013, before launching a deadly crackdown on those who backed him. [Full Article...]

Fatal fire, auto crash linked to hoverboard explosion in Pennsylvania

Fatal fire, auto crash linked to hoverboard explosion in Pennsylvania The Lehigh County coroner's office said Ashanti Hughes was pronounced dead at an area hospital just after 11:30 a.m. Saturday. Wolfson said the agency plans to investigate the Friday night fire, which local authorities attributed to a charging hoverboard. [Full Article...]

College Basketball Michigan Wolverines vs Wisconsin Badgers Start Time, Betting Odds

The Badgers were without sophomore Khalil Iverson (3.8 points per game, 3.1 rebounds per game). Some players, including Michigan's leader, Derrick Walton, who had his leg stitched up after suffering a wound in the crash, were unsure about getting on another plane. [Full Article...]

Warm, sunny Thursday ahead; cooler temps coming for weekend

The weekend is expected to kick off with clouds and wind, according to the National Weather Service . TONIGHT .Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of snow in the evening, then clear after midnight. Monday begins the next workweek with highs around the 40° mark and partly to mainly cloudy skies. Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 35. [Full Article...]

Indy Airport Racks up Another Nonstop to San Fran

Indy Airport Racks up Another Nonstop to San Fran Indianapolis International Airport passengers will have a new option for nonstop flights to San Francisco beginning this fall. In December 2015, United Airlines announced it would connect SFO and the airport (with the service having started in May 2016). [Full Article...]

McCann Unveils "Defiant Girl" Statue On New York's Wall Street

McCann Unveils SSGA wants to use the new public art to call attention to gender diversity and is advocating for the companies it works with-there are some 3,500-to increase the number of women on their corporate boards. The stunt aims to raise awareness of the power of women in leadership. Despite this, only one in four Russell 3000 companies don't have a single woman on their board of directors and ... [Full Article...]

Austin Announces International Woman's Day Event

Austin Announces International Woman's Day Event There's an accompanying women's march in Lansing, and Nancy Pelosi, the Democratic Women's Working Group and House Democrats will hold a press event on Wednesday, March 8 at 12:30 p.m.to mark the day. "We stand a danger of losing so much of what women have fought so hard to gain", she said. "While some may plan to attend this week's walk out on International Women's Day, all students and staff... [Full Article...]

Jewish Children's Museum In Brooklyn Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Jewish Children's Museum In Brooklyn Evacuated After Bomb Threat The gunman, a Lebanese immigrant, killed 16-year-old Ari Halberstam in 1994. The NYPD evacuated everyone from the building and barred people from entering as officers inspected the museum. A major network of Jewish North American institutions has sent a letter to US Attorney General Jeff Sessions, urging him to take immediate action in advancing the investigation into the ongoing wave of faux bo... [Full Article...]

'People-pleaser' injected pregnant friend with heroin

'People-pleaser' injected pregnant friend with heroin The baby remains in state custody, as do all of Farruggia's unidentified amount of other children. Police also arrested her 37-year-old friend Frenette who is accused of administering Farruggia the drugs. According to the affidavit, Farruggia said she started having contractions, went to the bathroom and lay on the floor. When authorities asked Frenette why she agreed to inject Farruggia with th... [Full Article...]

Some women are striking from smiling today. Here's why

President Donald Trump tweeted Wednesday morning his support for the opposite gender on International Women's Day , saying he has a "tremendous" amount of respect for women and the roles they play in every day life. In the continent's agriculture sector where 70 percent of the population has involved, two-thirds of the labour force consist of women who could not get adequate inputs: land, ferti... [Full Article...]

Missing Indianapolis Woman Found Dead Near River

Missing Indianapolis Woman Found Dead Near River Jacqueline Watts was reported missing yesterday when she didn't return home to Indianapolis from a trip to Columbus , Indiana . The Indianapolis law enforcement officers that the search for the missing Jacqueline Watts has ended, after the woman's body, has been retrieved from a sandbar located near the Flatrock River . [Full Article...]

White House defends Pence's use of private email while governor

Pence also shared a letter from his lawyer Mark Paoletta to AP's CEO Gary Pruitt saying that Karen Pence has since been the target of "vitriolic and malicious" emails which has "raised serious security concerns". But there was a "lack of clarity" in state government about what to do with them, Lotter also said. It turns out, Pence conducted some state business through is personal AOL email acc... [Full Article...]

Mexican lawmaker climbs border fence to critique Trump's 'totally absurd' wall

Mexican lawmaker climbs border fence to critique Trump's 'totally absurd' wall But General Dynamics needs to beat out proposals from hundreds of companies also vying to win the contract to fulfill President Donald Trump's campaign pledge. Others saw it as an opportunity to brush up on their Photoshop skills. A winning bidder is due to be announced in mid-April. Some on social media were skeptical about how easy it would have been for Guerra to scale the fence, according ... [Full Article...]


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