Bad beaver doesn't give a damn, trashes holiday decorations at store Bad beaver doesn't give a damn, trashes holiday decorations at store
- December 02, 2016

St. Mary's County Sheriff Office received a call about a destructive customer at a store Monday night. Photos of the beaver's shenanigans quickly went viral on social media with almost 3,000 shares on St. Mary's County Sheriff's Office got a good chuckle when she arrived on scene. It is unclear what, exactly, the beaver's motives were, or why he has such a thing against artificial Christmas trees (they're way cheaper and some are really cute, OK?). (more...)
Officer acted lawfully in black man's killing in NC
- December 01, 2016

Murray said today that Scott was taking drugs at the time he was shot, which he described as "mind-altering". They also thanked Murray and investigators for sharing information about how the probe unfolded and concluded. Murray said the decision not to prosecute Vinson was unanimous among a group of 15 career prosecutors. "This tragedy is a painful reminder of the need for body cameras, for proper police training and for communities like ours to keep working at getting it right", she said. (more...)
CANDELARIA: Children need more support for their public schools, not privatization schemes CANDELARIA: Children need more support for their public schools, not privatization schemes
- December 01, 2016

But support for educational options should rest less on hopes for intensified achievement than on the straightforward justice of allowing parents to choose how their children are educated. They have also fought to prevent charter schools , including for-profit charter schools , from being more tightly regulated". As the person responsible for looking over all education-related federal policies, programs, and activities of the United States, does someone with no education degree, no ... (more...)
Francois Fillon has won the conservative presidential nomination in France
- November 30, 2016

Bookmakers have also downgraded the chances of Le Pen becoming the next president since Fillon emerged as the Republicans' likely candidate, with Ladbrokes Plc offering odds of 5-to-2 against the National Front leader. For too long traditionalists had been stereotyped as " reactionaries nostalgic for a musty France ", he said. He says the attack on Fillon's economic programme will be the FN's most effective line, particularly among the sort of working class voters who helped propel Trump to ... (more...)
Trump's Flag-Burning Tweet Brings Back 1980s-Era Controversy
- November 30, 2016

McCarthy, asked about the matter on MSNBC's "Morning Joe ", responded that, while he doesn't understand flag burning, the Supreme Court has upheld it as protected free speech under the First Amendment . Trump himself has tweeted about the importance of free speech, including a message he sent in 2013, quoting George Washington . "I mean that was the main kind of speech that tyrants would seek to suppress", he added. (more...)
Police seek 2 women in California abduction
- November 29, 2016

Bosenko did not comment on the exact nature of Papini's injuries. "Right now it's joy", Papini's sister, Sheila Koester, told the Redding Record-Searchlight . Still, for the Papini family, it must seem like something akin to a miracle to have such a beloved family member - who's been described as a "supermom" and "incredible human being" by friends and family - to return home on Thanksgiving of all days. (more...)
Northern California woman found chained, beaten Northern California woman found chained, beaten
- November 29, 2016

Bosenko says an investigation was continuing. Bosenko said she was released by her captor or captors early on Thanksgiving Day along I-5 in northern Yolo County. An iPhone, a pair of earbuds and a few strands of what were believed to be her hair were the only leads discovered in the days after Papini went missing. (more...)
Federal Judge Blocks Obama Administration's Overtime Pay Rule
- November 29, 2016

First announced on May 23, the regulation would have meant that US workers making under $47,500 a year would be required to be given overtime pay for working more than 40 hours a week. Tranum said the judge's decision to block the rule will relieve some businesses that were trying to figure out how they were going to manage their budgets. (more...)
Guice runs for LSU-record 285 yards, No. 25 Tigers roll
- November 27, 2016

This is the first head coaching job for Orgeron since he was the head coach at Ole Miss where he compiled a 10-25 record in three seasons. During his interim stint at Southern Cal, Orgeron was also quite popular with players, but USC passed over him to hire then-Washington coach Steve Sarkisian , who has since been fired. (more...)
Spurs take flawless road record to Washington Spurs take flawless road record to Washington
- November 26, 2016

And the Celtics lost 109-103 at TD Garden. It wasn't a ideal performance, but those peripheral contributions - including some very promising play from rookie Davis Bertans - hint at the untapped potential this team still has. If you listen, you can hear even the Boston crowd impressed with that shot. JBL cutting-edge wireless headphones and speakers are how you feel like you're there. (more...)
Army commanders serve soldiers holiday feast on Thanksgiving Army commanders serve soldiers holiday feast on Thanksgiving
- November 25, 2016

This is the 8th year in a row they provide a catered meal to the community. Debra Harris and her daughters, Cassidy and Kaycee, arrived at the Civic Center at 6:45 a.m.to prepare the dessert portion of the meal. "All of my family lives in California, so I was bored and didn't have anyplace to go", Stewart said. She's still grateful for what she has. "She says she has a hard time, can't stand in front of the stove for more than two minutes at a time", Lutes said, "So she said it really ... (more...)
Trump's choice for education secretary is choice advocate
- November 24, 2016

DeVos' history suggests little familiarity with traditional public schools, which educate the vast majority of US students. She is on the board of directors of the Great Lakes Education Project in MI and is the chair of the American Federation for Children , which both favor school choice . (more...)
Fenwick HS loses bid to overturn football state playoff loss in court Fenwick HS loses bid to overturn football state playoff loss in court
- November 24, 2016

Judge Kathleen Kennedy heard about 45 minutes of arguments from lawyers representing the IHSA and Fenwick High School before making her decision , according to the Chicago Tribune . Per Rule 3-3-4 in the 2016 NFHS Football Rules Book, the game should have concluded on the final play of regulation and the untimed down should not have been awarded. (more...)
No. 16 Wisconsin beats Georgetown 73-57 in Maui semifinals No. 16 Wisconsin beats Georgetown 73-57 in Maui semifinals
- November 23, 2016

However, Preseason All-Big Ten forward Bronson Koenig lead the Badgers on a 14-6 run soon afterward, giving control of the game back to Wisconsin . Wisconsin had some trouble with Tennessee's depth and athletic young players but shot well and was solid defensively. "We are not playing very well, but we had to find a way to win the game ", Altman said. (more...)
Conway Says Trump's Cooled On His Campaign Promise To Investigate Clinton
- November 22, 2016

This year, more than 153,000 voted early via in-person absentee voting, Dean said. Clinton won California by an nearly 2-1 margin, and if the remaining ballots reflect the same split, her final popular vote lead over Trump could reach 2.5 million. (more...)
Steve Bannon: 'I'm Not a White Nationalist' Steve Bannon: 'I'm Not a White Nationalist'
- November 21, 2016

If anything, he finds the negative attention motivating. He added that while "there are many areas of disagreement between us", the two were in agreement that "Israel, as the Middle East's only democracy, must always have the strongest global support". (more...)
Thanksgiving Week Forecast: Cold Temps and Rain for Chicago Area
- November 21, 2016

Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. Some of the higher elevations could see a few inches of accumulation. Clouds will increase through the morning and into the early afternoon. Winds start to shift from the southeast on Monday which will warm us up just a bit. Northwest wind 11 to 13 miles per hour. Temperatures are expected to remain in the 30s and low 40s throughout the week, and dipping into the 20s overnight. (more...)
Over two million people sign petition to elect Hillary Clinton Over two million people sign petition to elect Hillary Clinton
- November 19, 2016

At that point, the Electoral College will become a footnote. Faithless electors can - and have - voted for candidates who weren't on the ballot. "I am prayerful that this presidency finally brings the positive change that America has been desperately searching for". (more...)
Will Tiffany Trump Receive a Top Secret Security Clearance?
- November 17, 2016

News this week that Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is at the center of the infighting inside the President-elect's transition team highlights the larger role Kushner has carved out for himself since the campaign trail. "Once we have received those names and related materials, those individuals will be able to receive the briefing materials we have prepared and begin to communicate with their Obama administration agency counterparts as we continue our work to facilitate the ... (more...)
Anti-Trump Protests Continue, Focus on Inauguration Day Anti-Trump Protests Continue, Focus on Inauguration Day
- November 17, 2016

Cislo and other participants said they also were disturbed by recent stories they'd heard about what Cislo called "hate crimes" against members of such groups, although she said she knew of no specific incidents involving Longmont High School students. (more...)
Eli Manning Read The Bengals Defense Like A Coloring Book
- November 16, 2016

Giants quarterback ELI MANNING (28 of 44 for 240 yards, 3 touchdown passes and 2 picks) didn't have the greatest of games tonight, but he connected with his receivers and got help from the running game (albeit late in the game) to help him get the 104th win of his 13-year career as the Giants quarterback. (more...)
Republicans rally behind Ryan, start to forge legislative plans for Trump agenda Republicans rally behind Ryan, start to forge legislative plans for Trump agenda
- November 16, 2016

After the border is secure, President-elect Trump conveyed he is going to make a determination on the terrific people who are already living and working in our country. "Trump needs Ryan to get things to his desk". Ryan: "Well, I think there's a better way of dealing with that particular issue", Ryan said on CNN in response to a question about Trump's tariffs plan. (more...)
Pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan Pipeline company seeks court permission to proceed with plan
- November 16, 2016

Army Corps of Engineers easement to cross the Missouri River at Lake Oahe less than a mile north of the reservation. "Dakota Access Pipeline has been granted every permit, approval, certificate, and right-of-way needed for the pipeline's construction", said Kelcy Warren, CEO of Dakota Access parent company Energy Transfer Partners, in a statement . (more...)
OKC airport closed after shooting that injured 1
- November 16, 2016

People inside the Will Rogers World Airport were told the lockdown will last another two hours. What appeared to be about a dozen police officers armed with rifles were seen patrolling on the roof of an airport parking garage on a live video feed from TV broadcaster KOCO . (more...)
Obama: Trump Not Ideological, But Pragmatic
- November 15, 2016

Mr Obama is visiting Greece, Germany and Peru on his last trip overseas as president. "There is enormous continuity. that makes us that indispensable nation when it comes to maintaining order around the world", Mr Obama said at a news conference at the White House . (more...)
Paul Ryan declares a 'mandate' for Donald Trump
- November 15, 2016

The Trump-Ryan relationship will be one of the most intriguing - and consequential - in the coming months as the president-elect seeks to put his stamp on Washington . Along with Ryan, they were expected to seek re-election to their leadership posts. Ohio Senator Rob Portman who after the Access Hollywood tape said he could no longer support Trump now says he look forward to finding common ground. (more...)
Forest fires force N Carolina to close several state parks
- November 15, 2016

John Mura, the director of communications for the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, told ABC News that Kentucky has been in a "state of emergency because of these fires for nearly two weeks", and that the state is managing 24 fires over 25,000 acres. (more...)
Clinton, Trump sprint to finish in final campaign appeals Clinton, Trump sprint to finish in final campaign appeals
- November 13, 2016

With the wildest presidential race in generations almost in the rear-view mirror, Trump has stalked battlegrounds and Democrat-leaning states, desperate to persuade Americans they would be better served by a political outsider than establishment favorite Clinton. (more...)
Falcons @ Eagles, Cowboys @ Steelers and Seahawks @ Patriots
- November 13, 2016

Garrett said the starter usually gets nearly all the reps with the first team in practice, and noted an exception the Cowboys made last week when Sanchez ran some situational stuff with the starters Friday. He credits Prescott's low interception rate - two picks in 248 attempts - to a strong supporting cast, which Prescott knows how to use. "Tony hasn't played in a game in almost a year". (more...)
Rubber bullets and fear: Trump protesters flood streets anew
- November 12, 2016

Priebus said the anti-Trump forces just don't want to accept "that they lost the election". Protests in Portland have been going on since Wednesday when Republican Party nominee Donald Trump emerged as the victor in the United States election, triumphing over the Democratic Party candidate Hillary Candidate who was considered a favorite by many pollsters and analysts. (more...)
Moment of silence held during National Roll Call Ceremony on Parade Ground
- November 12, 2016

One Mesa teacher, Jessica Miller, said the parade is an important part of their school's Veterans Day program. The Rev. Tyler Bayless, pastor of the Toronto First Presbyterian Church, led the invocation. "The benefits are here; you get in with the community and some good people who can help you along the way", he said. "So, it means a lot", Veteran Edmund Skura said. (more...)
Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states Voters face machine problems, long lines in some states
- November 10, 2016

Trump, meanwhile, filed a lawsuit in Nevada accusing a county clerk of keeping polls open too late on the last day of early voting. Asked on Fox News if he would accept the election results, Trump continued to demur. Both Trump and the Democratic nominee pegged their campaign fortunes to Florida. Officials with Election Protection said they had received about 63 reports of possible intimidation from callers in Pennsylvania. (more...)
Trump victory sets off protests in California, Oregon Trump victory sets off protests in California, Oregon
- November 10, 2016

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner, Comcast, customers with access to News 12. Police stopped protesters at Broadway and 8th Street in Oakland . In Oregon, dozens of people blocked traffic in downtown Portland and forced a delay for trains on two light-rail lines. Police detain a protester marching against president-elect Donald Trump in Oakland , California, U.S., November 9, 2016 . (more...)
Trump urges people with 'buyers' remorse' to switch early votes
- November 10, 2016

Eau Claire is about 80 miles east of St. Paul, and plenty of Minnesota Trump supporters made the trip. "He's got a good business rapport". Mary Susan Rehrer, a Trump volunteer from Chanhassen, made the trip with a carload of friends. "We'll make America great again". "Feingold are not going to create it", Johnson said. The only way early voters can change their ballots now is to show up at their local polling site on Election Day and vote in-person, which would nullify their absentee ... (more...)
Man accused of killing Arizona police officer found, Blue Alert canceled Man accused of killing Arizona police officer found, Blue Alert canceled
- November 10, 2016

The suspect in that shooting later was shot to death by officers following a manhunt and standoff. The Arizona Department of Public Safety confirmed the Blue Alert issued for 36-year-old Daniel Erickson had been canceled, as law enforcement had him barricaded inside a cabin in the Pinetop-Lakeside area. (more...)