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by | December 05, 2016 | 01:57

The veterans Facebook page also said US Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, will arrive to show support. The head of North Dakota's emergency management services says the state is prepared to respond to Dakota Access pipeline protesters who may need help during a winter storm or some other crisis.

by | December 04, 2016 | 01:59

The extra money would cover a 2.1 per cent pay raise for troops, 0.5 per cent higher than requested, 16,000 and 3,000 more personnel for the army and the marine corps, respectively. The bill now goes to the Senate where a vote is expected early next week. The NDAA bill also calls for $3.2 billion for more servicemembers and to bolster military capabilities such as Marine Corps and Air Force aviation that lawmakers say are overstressed by reduced spending in recent years.

by | December 03, 2016 | 11:06

He has scheduled a hearing for December 9 on the underlying lawsuit. Stein has said the goal of a recount is to ensure "our votes are safe and secure", considering hackers' probing of election targets in other states and hackers' accessing of the emails of the Democratic National Committee and several Clinton staffers.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:49

Speakers at the event delivered gently worded, uplifting messages that spoke of the resilient Buckeye spirit. Those messages do seem to indicate that Artan may have been "self-radicalized" - hooked in by jihadist propaganda on the internet, officials say .

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:32

A flash flood warning stayed in effect until 11:45 a.m. Wednesday. Flener says suspected tornadic activity was reported in six counties, all in the southeastern corner of Tennessee . No injuries were reported from those storms, though property damage is widespread. The National Weather Service is surveying eight MS counties Wednesday to confirm suspected tornadoes.

by | December 02, 2016 | 00:12

The beaver, however, was apprehended by animal control before it could leave the store and chaos even more chaos and pain. St. Mary's County Sheriff Office received a call about a destructive customer at a store Monday night. "As a law enforcement officer, you just never know what your next call may be", the sheriff's office wrote on its Facebook page , where it shared photos of the interloper.

by | December 01, 2016 | 04:29

Though Trump has said he isn't aware of campaigns across the country to intimidate and hurt Muslims since his victory, the problem is rampant. Also, there has been no response from him in the aftermath of the series of hate letters being received by mosques in different parts of the country.

by | December 01, 2016 | 04:23

The Scott shooting drew a crowd of protestors to the scene, and violence erupted overnight and continued into the early morning. Plainclothes officers had gone to the complex about 4 p.m. "A reading book was not found in the front or back seats of Mr. Scott's SUV", Murray said. She can be heard telling police, "Don't shoot him". "He doesn't have a gun", Rakeyia is heard saying in the video.

by | December 01, 2016 | 04:23

She supports school choice - a term for policies that let students and their families choose between attending private or public schools. During his campaign, DeVos said school districts should be able to teach the idea that a higher power created life on earth.

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:36

While Hillary Clinton won the popular vote, Trump won the presidency by acquiring more Electoral votes through more state victories. Should those local recounts happen and uncover any voting irregularities or evidence of voter fraud, Stein's campaign's statewide petition is a step toward a recount of all 5.8 million Pennsylvania votes in the presidential election.

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:31

US media outlets, including the New York Times, published articles detailing the court rulings, and some Republicans as well as Democrats took to social media to say Trump was in effect threatening to punish dissent despite constitutional protections.

by | November 30, 2016 | 17:29

Grady described it as a "30-minute racist rant complete with yelling and cursing and repeated references to the fact that both employees were African-American". "I thought to myself, 'This woman is a leader, '" Grady said. "It's up to $100 every five minutes", Grady said. "You screamed at me from across the store like you were in your own living room, you're an animal", she said.

by | November 29, 2016 | 05:27

Allegedly bound with restraints, she flagged down a passing driver for help. She also thanked the motorist, who hasn't yet been identified by detectives, who stopped for Papini on the side of the road. "We appreciate that person stopping and helping her", she said. "It was just the biggest blessing, not only for the family but for the community that's been trying to find her", Oswald said of Papini's return.

by | November 29, 2016 | 05:24

Papini herself provided that information, Bosenko said. Sheila Koester, Sherri's older sister, told the station that Papini texted her husband that morning to see if he was coming home for lunch. "She could drop her phone, but she would never in a million years not pick up our children at the time that she normally would have", Keith Papini told "Good Morning America" before his wife was found.

by | November 29, 2016 | 04:45

Introduced by the Obama administration and set to take effect December 1, the rule would have increased the overtime threshold to $47,476 from $23,660, entitling 4 million workers to overtime pay. Or Congress could change the country's labor laws. Some businesses like Windermere Autos of Naples would have had to either bump pay for their managers to above the new threshold, or limit the tasks of employees who often work more than 40 hours a week.

by | November 27, 2016 | 09:05

Orgeron was Kiffin's defensive line coach at Tennessee and at Southern Cal before serving as the Trojans' interim coach in 2013 - taking over when Kiffin was famously fired on the LAX tarmac. With his Cajun accent, friendly disposition and what his sons describe as a prodigious appetite for gumbo, Orgeron is relatable to Louisiana football fans.

by | November 27, 2016 | 09:08

A representative of the Hillary Clinton campaign has said they will participate in the recount process, while Donald Trump has insisted "the election is over". The Green Party's nominee estimates that the total cost of recounts in the three states will run up a tab of anywhere between $6-7 million. He did not win a majority of the vote in any of the three and flipping just two of them would give Clinton the election.

by | November 26, 2016 | 16:45

Federico Mussini hit two key three-pointers to spark the Red Storm's second-half run, finishing with seven points. Lewis kicked off the second half with back-to-back triples for VCU, moving the Rams ahead by four, 45-41, less than a minute into the action.

by | November 25, 2016 | 02:03

This year, 309 frozen turkeys and $4,098, or enough money to purchase an additional 410 turkeys, a total of 719 turkeys were donated to help poor and needy families in DeKalb County celebrate Thanksgiving. "They wanted a place to be amongst friends and amongst people who were enjoying themselves", Norris said. Salvation Army, 3305 SW I St . - The Salvation Army will be serving Thanksgiving lunch to those in need at the Bentonville Shelter from 11 a.m.

by | November 25, 2016 | 01:56

Pelosi argued in the letter that Democrats need to prepare for the fight against Republicans on issues like Medicare and stop Trump's proposed infrastructure plan. Lifezette reports that during the last eight years, the Democrats have lost 13 U.S. Senate seats, 14 governorships, 35 state legislative chambers, the majority in the U.S.

by | November 24, 2016 | 11:36

Both selections require Senate confirmation. Several Connecticut education leaders and advocates had little enthusiasm for President-elect Donald Trump's selection of Betsy DeVos , a wealthy Republican donor from MI and an advocate for charter schools and school vouchers, as secretary of education.

by | November 24, 2016 | 11:30

The matter landed in Cook County Circuit Court on Monday, as Fenwick filed an emergency petition, alleging the IHSA had trampled the school's contractual and due process rights by refusing to grant the school an appeal of the results of Fenwick's November 19 Class 7A state semifinal playoff loss to Plainfield North high school.

by | November 23, 2016 | 10:25

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) likely doesn't have the votes needed to change the rules, since some Republican senators may be reluctant to limit their use of the filibuster the next time they're in the minority. "Where we can work together we will", Schumer told reporters about Trump. Schumer said Democrats had learned from the November 8 election that they needed "a sharper, bolder economic message about returning the economic system which so many feel is rigged against ...

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:55

West agreed to medical treatment today after Los Angeles police responded to a disturbance call involving the rapper. But amid the reports about West, she did not show up. Upon arrival, authorities discovered a "medical emergency", and West was transferred to the hospital by paramedics. As the rest of the 22 gigs for his Saint Pablo Tour has been cancelled, friends have claimed the "breakdown" was triggered by problems in his marriage to Kim, paranoia over his rift with Jay Z and ...

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:50

For example, the state of California was won by Hillary Clinton , giving her 55 electoral votes. All 50 states decide their governor by popular vote because it makes sense. "I'm afraid for immigrants and Muslims and black people and LGBT people, but I'm also afraid Trump will act as a corrupt dictator", he said in an email.

by | November 22, 2016 | 18:48

A total of 5,930 white-tailed deer were checked during this two-day youth gun season, down from 7,223 previous year. That's about 8,000 fewer than opening day a year ago. The first number following the county's name shows the harvest numbers for 2016, and the 2015 numbers are in parentheses. That compares to 2015 when the totals were 708 antlered, 871 antlerless and 1,579 total.

by | November 21, 2016 | 12:37

There is a 70 percent chance of showers Sunday . Most of the accumulation will be in the ridges to the west of I-99, where there will be around 1 to 2 inches of snow . Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers. AccuWeather is predicting a high of 48 for Saturday , and highs in the mid-40s on Sunday and again on Monday - the opening day of deer season.

by | November 20, 2016 | 19:16

He was reportedly assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 1st Special Troops Battalion, 1st Sustainment Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood in Texas. Perry said he does not know if the passengers from Sacramento knew there was a Gold Star family on board, nor does he know if there was a similar reaction from people sitting in coach.

by | November 20, 2016 | 19:05

Sunday morning. Skies will remain clear and sunny, and a calm wind is expected from the south and southeast around 5 miles per hour through the afternoon, forecasters say. Sunday. Temperatures will fall below 32 degrees overnight tonight across the entire area. This will be the first freeze this season for most locations.

by | November 19, 2016 | 07:02

The wife of one of the four people killed in a 2003 shooting at a SC motorcycle shop says the man who authorities say confessed to the killing was a disgruntled customer. "He knew too much about the crime scene", Ponder said of Kohlhepp's account to detectives. Carver and his girlfriend went missing around August 31.