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by | June 02, 2017 | 01:41

The park is on federal property and therefore falls under the federal government's jurisdiction. Again, it appears that Mayor Wheeler wishes to do something-anything-to relieve the city of its trauma. Because when we allow the government (or anyone else for that matter) to say that it's okay to talk about liking puppies but you will be silenced if you say you hate Muslims, a gray line has been established somewhere between the two.

by | June 01, 2017 | 00:52

Trump will also take more questions directly from the media, it reported . Dubke , who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation May 18 . Lewandowski and Bossie are being eyed to help man Trump's internal "war room", meant to handle rapid response to the Russian Federation allegations.

by | May 31, 2017 | 06:38

Even in 2013, former US President Barack Obama's wife Michelle Obama hadn't worn a head scarf in Saudi Arabia . We had a fantastic meeting and we had a fantastic tour, it was really attractive. "It is my desire that you become an olive tree to construct peace", the Pope said in Spanish. President Trump's commitment to fighting extremism and intolerance will win approval from the Pope, as will his determination to bring peace to the Middle East.

by | May 30, 2017 | 06:29

Memorial Day may be considered the official start of summer where pools, manicured lawns, fire pits and grills are signs of the times. By the late 1860s in many cities tributes to fallen soldiers were being held. In 2000, Congress approved the National Moment of Remembrance Act , which encourages all Americans to pause for one minute, wherever they are, at 3 p.m.

by | May 27, 2017 | 10:17

Of the 177 men and 11 women arrested in the six-county operation that ended Wednesday, 169 - or about 90 percent - had prior criminal convictions, officials said. Federal authorities say over 41,000 people have been arrested since the beginning of this year, a 40 percent increase compared to the same period in 2016.

by | May 23, 2017 | 14:47

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is extending humanitarian protections for Haitians living in the US who were affected by a 2010 quake that struck the island nation for an additional six months. Some other USA lawmakers and immigration advocates had urged DHS to extend Haiti's TPS status for 18 months. They said reports on crime rates and use of social services by specific groups were separate from decisions on TPS.

by | May 22, 2017 | 16:07

High pressure will build in with highs in the upper 70s. Tonight scattered showers/storms will continue with lows in the low 50s. A cold front passes offshore in the morning on Tuesday , followed by clearing skies on the heels of a drying air mass from the Ohio River Valley.

by | May 20, 2017 | 00:59

The only Planned Parenthood Clinic in the state of Wyoming will close its doors in July, according to a regional representative on Friday. The clinics set for closing are located in Sioux City in northwest Iowa, Bettendorf in eastern Iowa, and Burlington and Keokuk in the southeast corner of the state.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:38

Ford announced the $3 billion cost cutting goal at the same time it reported sharply lower first quarter earnings, reports CNN. Slashing jobs in the USA, even at a 10 percent rate or lower, is likely to spark some conflict with President Donald Trump's administration.

by | May 18, 2017 | 20:21

The McDonald's outlets will now be linked to the UberEATS app which delivers curated menus from local restaurants to the customer's doorsteps for a minimal food delivery charge of $5. When McDonald's starting testing McDelivery earlier this year, they were afraid about losing control of the product through a middle-man delivery service.

by | May 16, 2017 | 09:39

The new Justice Department policy was met with fierce criticism from sentencing advocates, some former federal prosecutors and even some Republicans in Congress who have been pursuing sentencing-reform measures. Sessions said the crackdown was "a key part of President Trump's promise to keep America safe", linking drug trafficking to increased homicide rates in some cities.

by | May 09, 2017 | 08:02

He faces 26 felony counts of homicide, aggravated assault and drive-by-shooting related to 12 attacks, which took place between August 2015 and July 2016. But in a unusual quirk, the Department of Public Safety said Saucedo's gun from the killing of his mother's friend had been test-fired as part of the freeway shooting probe.

by | May 09, 2017 | 07:59

The Trump administration also has called for deep cuts at the EPA, reducing its overall budget by almost a third, at the same time the administration has moved to reverse or slow some of the agency's regulatory decisions. An EPA spokesman told CNBC in a statement that the agency received "hundreds of nominations" to serve on the Board of Scientific Counselors. Trump's proposed federal budget calls for the EPA to lose 84% of its operating budget, a cut of $542,000.

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:12

Courts of Appeals for the 6th and 8th Circuits, respectively. The former University of MI law professor was elected to the bench back in 2015 and has also worked as a law clerk to Justice Antonin Scalia. Sources close to the process said Mr. Trump will nominate Michigan Supreme Court Justice Joan Larsen and Louisville, Kentucky attorney John K. Bush to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals; Minnesota Supreme Court Justice David Stras to the 8th Circuit; University of Notre Dame law professor Amy ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:13

On Sunday evening, Texas Governor Greg Abbott appeared live on Facebook where he enthusiastically signed a bill banning sanctuary cities in his state. Law enforcement officials who violate the law can be removed from office and even face jail time under the statute. "We officers work extremely hard to build and maintain trust, communication, and stronger relationships with minority communities through community based policing and outreach programs", said a commentary endorsed by the ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:09

The Trump administration is reviewing whether to withdraw and a decision expected in the next few weeks. Theresa May is also facing pressure from the UK's environmental groups to use her position to influence Trump to commit to the Paris agreement .

by | May 04, 2017 | 23:19

It declined to offer details on the nature of the case the officers were working on. A rifle was one of the weapons recovered from the scene, police said. The chief wouldn't identify the officer nor describe his race. "10-4", the dispatcher said before turning to the task of arranging to close down traffic between the shooting scene and Stroger Hospital to clear the way for the wounded officers .

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:14

George Washington once picnicked underneath the iconic great white oak tree, believed to have been one of the oldest in the nation. According to arborists, the tree was declared dead after it had grown weaker and shown signs of rot over the past few years.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:32

Officials from cities who are attempting to disobey Trump declared the ruling a great triumph of justice: "Words matter and what the president said in public as a candidate and after he was sworn in certainly impacted how the court viewed this case", San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera said.

by | April 27, 2017 | 02:31

French far right leader and presidential candidate Marine le Pen, right, adjusts her hair during a ceremony for slain police officer Xavier Jugele, in the courtyard of the Paris Police headquarters, Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Putin's Russia has always been a hub for propaganda about other governments, but attempts to interfere more overtly in democratic elections via Russian hacking teams are becoming a trend.

by | April 26, 2017 | 08:45

Senator Perdue said , "I rise tonight to speak briefly about our new Secretary of Agriculture , my first cousin, Sonny Perdue ". Debbie Stabenow, the ranking Democrat on the Senate Committee on Agriculture, said in a statement Monday.

by | April 25, 2017 | 03:33

Although the girl was identified in some earlier reports, the Los Angeles Times is not naming her or her family members because she is an alleged victim of a sex crime. "He's done this frightful thing, that he has to pay for", Quinn said. But her sister is "very happy" and pleased to eat food, drink coffee and shower.

by | April 24, 2017 | 05:31

He said he expects three-way talks on the trade agreement, but said there would be a number of ongoing bilateral talks on issues that affect Canada and the US, but not Mexico. U.S. President Donald Trump promised on Tuesday to defend American dairy farmers who have been hurt by Canada's protectionist trade practices, during a visit to the cheese-making state of Wisconsin.

by | April 23, 2017 | 03:22

The remarks came after the Justice Department sent out letters to nine so-called sanctuary cities - including NYC and Chicago - threatening to pull funding if they continued to refuse to cooperate with federal agents. "Those policies, implemented by New York City's Mayor and his administration, are directly responsible for a unsafe MS-13 gang member walking out of Rikers Island in February", the spokesman said, switching the focus from the NYPD to the mayor.

by | April 21, 2017 | 18:14

FILE - In this Tuesday, April 4, 2017 file photo, Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, left, speaks alongside Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Kevin Davis at a news conference at City Hall in Baltimore, in response to the Department of Justice's request for a 90-day delay of a hearing on its proposed overhaul of the Baltimore Police Department.

by | April 20, 2017 | 09:18

A Fresno police detective stands over the body of one of the three shooting victims Tuesday in Fresno A man shot and killed three people on the streets of downtown Fresno on Tuesday, shouting "God is great" in Arabic during at least one of the slayings and later telling police that he hates white people, authorities said.

by | April 17, 2017 | 05:28

Two Georgia officers were fired on Friday after a disturbing video allegedly depicts a handcuffed 21-year-old man being kicked and punched during a routine traffic stop, according to WHAS 11 . "With the particular police officer before and he charged me with the same charges as he charged me with yesterday". "I am nearly for a loss of words for what we had to go through today for the unwarranted actions of two of my officers", stated Ayers.

by | April 14, 2017 | 14:49

SHAPIRO: This comes after days of back and forth between the USA and Russian Federation over a chemical attack in Syria and the US military response. Stopping just short of accusing Russian Federation of complicity with the sarin gas attack against civilians April 4, Trump said it's "certainly possible" that Russian Federation had advance knowledge of the use of chemical weapons by its ally.

by | April 13, 2017 | 02:14

The US targeted the airbase last week with almost 60 Tomahawk missiles, killing six Syrian soldiers and nine civilians, including four children, and destroying nine warplanes, according to Syria's official news agency SANA. Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's Hassan Rouhani said in a phone call that aggressive US actions against Syria were not permissible and violated worldwide law, the Kremlin said.

by | April 09, 2017 | 03:00

On the same day of the break-in, a vehicle fire was reported on Pennycook Lane, a short distance away from the gun shop. Janesville and Milton school officials canceled classes on Friday because Jakubowski is still on the loose. They tell TODAY'S TMJ4 he made threats against political figures, including the president, and schools. More than 150 local, state and federal law enforcement officers are searching for Jakubowski, a white male with brown hair and green eyes who stands about 5 ...