Trump used charity cash for Tim Tebow memorabilia

02 Jul, 2016

The experts do note that Trump would be in the clear if he ultimately used the helmet for a charitable goal, say by re-auctioning it or giving it to a different charity. Is a charity buying sports memorabilia for a "really rich" guy (his words) a violation of IRS rules? "Spending $12,000 for a helmet and then giving it to a golfing buddy is not" charity, Edie said.


Here they go again: Mavs set to chase free agents

02 Jul, 2016

I mean, those are the kinds of players where if you're a really bad team, a Philadelphia, a Brooklyn, a team that really needs to improve its talent level, do you throw big money at those type of guys and turn them into full-time starter players for your squad? It remains to be seen whether or not this will have any effect on the Grizzlies' negotiations with Conley, but it's safe to say that the precedent set here certainly couldn't hurt.


SweePee Rambo, blind dog with oozing sore, named World's Ugliest Dog

26 Jun, 2016

Sweepee Rambo, a blind Chihuahua/Chinese Crested mix was anointed the title Friday at The World's Ugliest Dog Contest at the Sonoma-Marin County Fairgrounds in Petaluma, California. They're both in the running for the ugliest dog competition. The fair's marketing director Karen Spencer explained that the contest , which has been happening for 28 years now, is similar to a basic beauty pageant.


Obama to encourage international entrepreneurs to think US

26 Jun, 2016

The U.S. Embassy in Ghana has announced the participation of five Ghanaian entrepreneurs in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) which started on June 22 - 24 in Palo Alto, California. Small Business Administration, Maria Contreras-Sweet. Obama explained how a team of young people helped him learn how to utilize social media in his 2008 election campaign.


Multiple fatalities reported in West Virginia flooding

25 Jun, 2016

The death toll was expected to increase, said Greenbrier County Sheriff Jan Cahill, who described "complete chaos" in his county, which appeared to be the hardest hit. His body was discovered Friday morning. Before the child's body was located, his grandmother had told WSAZ-TV that she wasn't giving up hope he would be found alive.


Torch Run comes to Marion County

25 Jun, 2016

The torch started the day Thursday in Tiffin and ended in Marion. "Our job is to facilitate their capabilities so if we can run for them, raise money for them, so they can participate in their own Olympic games, that's why we do it". The destination is Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium on the campus of The Ohio State University, which is the venue for the Special Olympics. The mission of the Torch Run is to inspire people to open their minds to accept and include people with disabilities.


Cache of weapons found inside van during tunnel traffic stop

22 Jun, 2016

Authorities believe the suspects were in possession of the guns as part of criminal activity, likely heroin related. The vehicle, which has bright green and red accents, also had decals that said Higher Ground Tactical, which is the name of a gun range in Pennsylvania.


Jobless rate continues to drop in First State

18 Jun, 2016

Tennessee's rate was below the US unemployment rate of 4.7 percent last month and was the lowest since April 2001. The Georgia Department of Labor on Thursday announced the new, seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for May. "The private sector, in particular, is adding jobs in nearly every industry". Education and health services lost 1,200 jobs statewide, while financial activities lost 500.


Zuckerberg, Google back 'Nigerian' startup, Andela

18 Jun, 2016

The initiative is structured as a limited liability company. Almost a year ago from today, Andela announced its Series A funding round led by Spark Capital which was meant to maintain its Kenyan and Nigerian growth while also maintaining a high standard of operations.


Stocks rise ahead of Fed rate decision, comments

16 Jun, 2016

Federal Reserve policymakers still expect to raise interest rates twice this year, the same expectation they had in March. The Fed raised rates in December for the first time in almost a decade and signaled four increases were likely in 2016.


Over 25K KY children fed in 2015 summer meals programs

16 Jun, 2016

To prevent the loss in programming and support expansion of summer meal programs, organizations like Hunger Free Vermont have worked with the USDA and local communities to find new and creative solutions to feed more children in the summer months.


You can't be for and against Trump

15 Jun, 2016

Yesterday, Ryan said Trump's barrage against Curiel were "the textbook definition of a racist comment", but vows to support him in November nonetheless . Bill Flores on Wednesday joined the chorus of GOP officials condemning their party's presumptive presidential nominee while pledging to vote for him.


Orlando GoFundMe Sets Record With $3 Million

15 Jun, 2016

As of this writing, more than 54,000 people have donated. The initial goal was $500,000 which was met in just hours. Friends of Amanda Alvear, who died in the shootings, hold up her photograph and a prayer chain during a vigil for family and friends that have lost loved ones drawing thousands in Orlando, Fla.


Trump backers sing 'Happy Birthday' to presumptive nominee

13 Jun, 2016

The meeting, first reported by The New York Times , is the first of its kind since Trump secured the nomination last month. When historians write the the history of the 2016 presidential campaign, they may conclude that Donald Trump's unorthodox campaign finally crashed and burned in San Diego.


Hillary Clinton wins the votes to take on Donald Trump

13 Jun, 2016

Clinton's campaign had anxious reaching the 2,383 delegate commitments could depress turnout in Tuesday's elections and give Sanders an edge. Clinton, the former secretary of state, NY senator and first lady, has 1,812 pledged delegates won in primaries and caucuses and has the support of 571 superdelegates, according to an AP count.


UCLA shooter's 'kill list' had dead Minnesota woman, 2 profs

13 Jun, 2016

An investigation at the address in Minnesota found the woman inside her home dead from gunshot wounds, according to Beck. Sarkar has been described as a former doctoral student who was angry with Prof. "He could have done much more damage with the ordnance he brought to UCLA", he said, "so there's small comfort in that". The police have asked for the public's help in finding the vehicle Sarkar drove from Minnesota to California, a distance of about 3,150km, which they hoped would yield more ...


California Gun Rights Group Unhappy About New Ruling

13 Jun, 2016

In Yolo County, for example, you must prove you work in a risky profession, or have been the victim of documented threats to be approved for a permit. If there is any issue that could intensify the emotions and raise the stakes in the 2016 presidential election, it's guns. Eidsmoe added, "The decision runs contrary to the plain wording of the Second Amendment , which guarantees the right, not just to "keep" arms, but also to "bear" arms".


Documents show ex-Stanford swimmer used drugs before college

13 Jun, 2016

The town hall follows the sentencing of Turner, who was given six months in jail by California Judge Aaron Persky after he was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman on the Stanford University campus. - December 18, 2014 - Turner texts a friend "do you think I could buy some wax so we could do some dabs?" "I never want to have a drop of alcohol again", Turner wrote .


Group Steps up Effort to Remove Judge in Stanford Rape Case

12 Jun, 2016

A dozen state lawmakers have signed on to the effort to "investigate and take action against" the judge who handed down a six-month sentence to a man convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious, intoxicated young woman outside a Stanford fraternity party.


3 dead after plane crashes into car near Houston airport

12 Jun, 2016

No one was in the parked vehicle that was hit by the plane, which had either just taken off or was landing at nearby Hobby Airport. It's not clear if she had experience landing at a large, busy airport like Hobby. "It was too hot", Nance said. The NTSB says the plane was performing a touch and go exercise when the plane skidded off the runway. The plane was equipped with an emergency parachute system that is rocket-deployed and would allow an aircraft to safely descend when used.


DOT Awards Scheduled Service Routes To Cuba

12 Jun, 2016

Six U.S. airlines are now approved to begin scheduled flights from the United States to Cuba, beginning as soon as Fall 2016. Still to be decided is how frequently flights will be permitted at nine Cuban cities which include Camagüey, Cayo Coco, Cayo Largo, Cienfuegos, Holguín, Manzanillo, Matanzas, Santa Clara, and Santiago de Cuba.


Clinton hits Trump on women's issues

11 Jun, 2016

In conclusion, she said, "We have to ask ourselves - and you have to ask everyone you come in contact with - do we want to put our health, our lives, our futures in Donald Trump's hands?" "Kind of hard counting on him to respect our fundamental right", Clinton said.


US approves flights to Cuba by six American carriers

11 Jun, 2016

Flights will begin as early as the fall, the department said. The United States and Cuba signed an agreement this year restoring commercial air service between the former Cold War foes for the first time in decades. "We have been working for months on this plan", Galo Beltran, Cuba country manager for American Airlines told The Associated Press this week during the trip to Havana .


Man shot outside baggage claim at Dallas Love Field

11 Jun, 2016

Dallas Love Field Airport was rocked by a shooting with the majority of the interaction between police and the suspect being caught on video by Bryan Armstrong of Flashy Films . The gates to the airport were locked for security, and no cars are being allowed in or out. Within an hour, the airport tweeted that lines through security were "moving fast", but there remained many departure delays.


South Alabama's Travis Swaggerty named Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American

10 Jun, 2016

A native of Shawnee, Oklahoma, Rolette is the first K-State player to earn Freshman All-America honors since Jake Matthys in 2013. This is Miller's second postseason award as he was additionally named to the All-Big Ten Freshman Team at the end of May.


Police search for shooter who killed student near school

10 Jun, 2016

Burke High School after Wednesday's shooting. "We know there are students that know exactly what happened", Evans said at the school as Mayor Marty Walsh and school Superintendent Tommy Chang looked on. A MI prosecutor filed murder charges on Thursday against the 50-year-old driver of a pickup truck that struck a group of bicyclists, killing five of them and seriously injuring four others.


Brock Turner expected to leave jail early

10 Jun, 2016

Owens had said in her reference letter that Turner was an "exceptional student" and "a young man of character" who is "absolutely undeserving of the outcome". Read the full letter at BuzzFeed . I wish I knew the name of the woman who testified against Brock Allen Turner so that I could thank her by name.


Michigan Legislature OKs $617M bailout for Detroit schools

10 Jun, 2016

MI lawmakers have approved a $617 million bailout of Detroit's debt-ridden school district. An analysis by the Senate Fiscal Agency said the plan might require an additional $88 million, and others with ties to DPS were more direct Thursday in saying the legislation falls short of meeting the needs of a new Detroit district.


Court: No right to carry concealed weapons in public

10 Jun, 2016

The 9th Circuit Court's opinion noted the Supreme Court had not answered the question of whether the Second Amendment ensures a right to carry firearms openly, as opposed to concealed under clothing. Gun owners argued that the ban, in addition to county restrictions on concealed weapons, made it impossible to defend themselves in public. As usual, the Progressive court here justifies their constraint on the Second Amendment by referring to the racist gun-control laws passed around the time ...


Pastor to Stanford swimmer's father: 'Brock is not the victim'

10 Jun, 2016

Brock Allen Turner - the ex-Stanford swimmer convicted of rape - has been placed in protective custody while serving his sentence at Santa Clara County Jail...to keep him safe from inmates who might harm him. They'll read about all she must still endure: "I can't sleep alone at night without having a light on, like a five year old, because I have nightmares of being touched where I cannot wake up, I did this thing where I waited until the sun came up and I felt safe enough to sleep".



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