Judge Blocks Obama Administration Rules on Health Care

03 Jan, 2017

A federal judge issued an order "barring enforcement of an Obama administration policy seeking to extend anti-discrimination protections under the Affordable Care Act to transgender health and abortion-related services". The health care providers and the state are claiming that the federal government is redefining the term "sex" to "thwart decades of settled precedent" and impose "massive new obligations" on health care providers.

Minimum Wage Workers See Pay Increases In New Year

02 Jan, 2017

Dannel P. Malloy signed into law in 2014. Workers across the country will see a bump to their paychecks in 2017. The National Federation of Independent Businesses has called the recommendation irresponsible. The new wage only applies to companies with annual gross receipts of more than $299,000 a year. The state of OH provided a 2017 Minimum Wage poster for those with questions.

Home Americas Sprint to create 5000 jobs in America

30 Dec, 2016

She didn't respond to a request for comment, and Sprint didn't respond to followup questions.Son's vow to invest in the USA and create jobs helped provide Trump with evidence he's producing more work for Americans. The founder and CEO of the telephone company Softbank which in turn, holds a controlling interest in Sprint . Speaking late in the afternoon at his Mar-a-Lago resort, Mr.

UFC: Rousey's ex-boyfriend fears for her mental health prior to comeback

30 Dec, 2016

I think the UFC has been doing all the promos for her . The entire situation smacks of hypocrisy, from the UFC exempting Rousey from rules other fighters must follow to Rousey herself disappearing when times get tough. Her other on-screen credentials include appearances in the Expendables series, Furious 7 and Entourage . Rousey needs to win and is desperate to do so, and while many have speculated that she was broken by the knockout she suffered, her actions and words suggest ...

Go, Christmas tree: City turning holiday evergreens into mulch

30 Dec, 2016

Then, after lugging it home on top of your auto, you and the family decorate it with ornaments and trinkets - some with sentimental value - before slipping presents under it to be opened on Christmas Day by wide-eyed children. Union St., Camas, or the Washougal Transfer Station, 4020 S. Grant St. Lind said while they try to sell most of their trees during the season, a few tend to stay behind but says they never go to waste.

Massachusetts Lawmakers Quietly Pass Bill Delaying Adult-Use Market Rollout

30 Dec, 2016

The leaders of both the House and Senate are on board with a six-month time frame for rewriting the state's marijuana laws after voters in November approved regulated sales of the intoxicating plant. About 1.5 million people voted against it. House Speaker Robert A. DeLeo and Governor Charlie Baker have both expressed openness to a delay to protect public health and safety.

Paul Simon Offers Condolences Over Ex-Wife Carrie Fisher's Passing

29 Dec, 2016

Paul Simon has spoken out about the death of his ex-wife, Carrie Fisher, with the legendary singer posting a heartfelt note one day after Fisher died of a heart attack. She was 60 years old. George Lucas, who by casting Fisher in Star Wars made her a star, said in a statement to E! Her biggest novel was the semi-autobiographical Postcards from the Edge , based on her experiences with Reynolds.

Rapper Troy Ave Shot and Injured in Brooklyn

28 Dec, 2016

Despite the injuries, the rapper proceeded a few blocks east to Brooklyn's Brookdale Hospital, where he was treated for non-life threatening injuries. Three people, including Troy, were injured in the shooting, while his bodyguard Ronald "Banga" McPhatter was killed. The famous rapper Troy Ave encountered another attempt of his life in Brooklyn.

Trump Spokesman Jason Miller Turns Down White House Job

27 Dec, 2016

Delgado added, " Jason Miller ". "When people need to resign graciously and refuse to, it's a bit.spooky", she tweeted. Delgado abruptly deleted her Twitter account Saturday AFTER posting several unusual tweets about Miller. "I look forward to continuing to support the President-elect from the outside after my work on the transition concludes", Miller said. Miller said he was resigning because of time required with his family.

Michel Vorm signs new contract with Tottenham Hotspur

25 Dec, 2016

There was speculation Lloris could leave the club with chairman Daniel Levy unwilling to break Spurs' wage structure by offering a weekly salary in excess of £100,000-a-week. "We have to take more steps ahead, we've got the new stadium coming up, this year we played Champions League football for the first time with this group so these kind of things are very positive".

US Census Bureau: More people leaving IL than any other state

21 Dec, 2016

The U.S.as a whole grew by 0.7 percent to 323.1 million. In pure numbers, the Sunshine State gained the second-most number of people in a year - an additional 367,000 residents. By comparison, the population increase from 2014 to 2015 was almost 17,000. IL remains the fifth most populous state in the country with close to 13 million people.

Mom who left son in freezing auto appeared under the influence

20 Dec, 2016

The 26-year-old mother also accused of leaving behind her toddler for at least seven hours, all alone as freezing temperatures set in. Police said the toddler was "in a state of severe hypothermia" but was conscious. Police found the little boy at about noon Saturday in a green Ford Fusion, which was buried under snow. She told authorities she became disoriented after an accident the night before and got a ride home, KMGH-TV reports.

3-year-old boy killed in apparent road rage incident, police say

20 Dec, 2016

The toddler was in the auto with his grandmother when another driver started shooting at the vehicle, seemingly frustrated because she paused for too long at a stop sign. On Nov. 22, a 2-year-old girl was fatally shot after a auto drove by and fired into the vehicle, NBC affiliate KARK reported . Police chief Kenton Buckner said the crimes are "senseless", adding that he did not know if the children's shootings were related.

Man Upset Cops Broke Into His Car to Save Frozen Woman

19 Dec, 2016

Police said the mannequin was extremely realistic, with real clothing, glasses, shoes, teeth and skin blemishes. According to the department, it was about 8 degrees outside and the auto was covered in snow, which indicated the vehicle had been parked overnight.

Harbaugh on Rams rumors: 'I'm not leaving Michigan'

15 Dec, 2016

Based on how much Coach Harbaugh loves the program and loves MI, you know he's not leaving anytime soon, if ever". Fisher's future with the team was in doubt even before Sunday's game, and one bombastic rumor popped up speculating that the Rams would replace Fisher with MI head coach Jim Harbaugh.

Arctic air has arrived and snow chances remain for early next week!

11 Dec, 2016

That could be accompanied by a winter weather maker. Once again, the breeze will make it feel a lot cooler with gusts up to 20-25 miles per hour. Tonight temperatures will bottom out in the teen and 20s under a mostly clear sky. Similarly, some spotty snow could reach eastern Pennsylvania and the New York City area late Sunday , but most of the precipitation looks like it will come late Sunday night and Monday and will be rain.

No trial delay for Dylann Roof after officer's mistrial

10 Dec, 2016

Officers said they found a pistol beneath a pillow in the vehicle after Roof told them he had a gun. The state trial is set for early next year. Bullet casings and gun magazines were strewn around the scene. In the motion, the defense said such statements have no place in a courtroom. The judge told attorneys he interpreted Felicia Sanders testimony as "a religious comment".

Verbatim: Indiana National Guard F-35 basing decision

08 Dec, 2016

Sen. "Given the infrastructure at Selfridge and at our northern MI training facilities in Alpena and Grayling, it just makes sense, both operationally and fiscally, to base the F-35 in MI". The Air Force expects to start permanently stationing the F-35As at the new Air National Guard locations sometime in the next decade. According to the release, the base opened in the early days of World War I, when fighter aircrafts were called "pursuit aeroplanes", and featured canvas-covered wings and ...

Vice President Joe Biden clarifies his comments on 2020 run

08 Dec, 2016

Old Joe doesn't want you to be anxious though, telling Colbert and the audience "This bad feeling you're having right now, it's not permanent". "It'll be over in four years, maybe eight". While the Vice President thought about whether or not to run in the 2016 race late previous year, he eventually decided against it due to a variety of factors, including the death of his son Beau in May 2015.

Putin Says 'Clever' Trump Will Make Responsible Decisions

07 Dec, 2016

During the U.S. election campaign, Trump called Putin a better leader than U.S. President Barack Obama, noting the Russian leader had "an 82 percent approval rating". Mr Trump's stance on Russian Federation was heavily scrutinised throughout his presidential campaign, and he has made clear that he respects Russia's leader.

Estranged husband of woman missing out of Ormond Beach arrested in KY

05 Dec, 2016

The remains, thought to belong to Rachael Madison, were discovered in a remote area of Knoxville, Tenn ., Friday evening after a joint investigation by the FBI's Louisville Division and Indiana State Police, according to a statment from the FBI.

Virginia Tech DE to Clemson: "We're coming"

28 Nov, 2016

Virginia Tech is not ranked, with losses to Tennessee, Syracuse and Georgia Tech, and has no wins over any teams now in the College Football Playoff top 25 standings. "We got a lot of work to do, all the way across the board and it starts with me being able to manage what ever is going on". They are led by their pass game as Kurt Benkert has thrown for 2,430 yards and 20 touchdowns with 11 interceptions.

55 killed in Uganda fighting between rebels, army

28 Nov, 2016

The African News Agency (ANA) travelled to Kasese in March when more than 50 people were killed during clashes between Ugandan security forces and the royal guards. Mumbere is lord of Uganda's Bakonzo individuals, and some of his supporters have been calling for withdrawal from Uganda, as indicated by Bantariza, who said he had seen duplicates of cash printed by the secessionist gather, which is planning to make a republic known as Yiira.

Texas A&M beats Virginia Tech in Wooden Legacy semifinal

26 Nov, 2016

New Mexico led for a good amount of the first half, but the Hokies never trailed by more than four. Virginia Tech first-year head coach Justin Fuente has led the program back to the ACC Championship for the first time since 2011, as North Carolina's loss to in-state rival North Carolina State 28-21 Friday helped lock the Hokies in as the Coastal division victor.

Trump, Son-in-Law Kushner Aim for Peace Between Israel, Palestinians

25 Nov, 2016

That much is true, but Gordon also approvingly notes that "of the more than 100,000 American citizens who live in Israel and cast absentee ballots in the election, the overwhelming number voted for Mr. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government is considered the most right-wing in Israeli history, has so far been cautious in green-lighting settlements.

Crowds, security at Macy's Thanksgiving Parade

25 Nov, 2016

Onlookers at the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade say the intensive security measures aren't keeping them from enjoying the holiday event. Law enforcement officials have boosted security along the Thanksgiving Day parade route in New York City following an article in an ISIS propaganda magazine calling the event an "excellent target" and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has issued an alert about a potential terrorist attack around Thanksgiving and the Inauguration.

Governor McCrory Declares State Of Emergency As Wildfires Rage

23 Nov, 2016

More than 5,000 firefighters have been dispatched to battle wildfires in the Southeast, including more than a dozen blazes burning in western North Carolina. The worst is in Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Tennessee, but extreme drought also is spreading into western North and SC. With air quality a concern, Chimney Rock State Park closed Thursday at the N.C.

Obama urges nations not to give in to isolationist impulses

23 Nov, 2016

The speech, which anchors Obama's multi-nation farewell tour to meet more than two dozen foreign leaders, including top USA allies in Europe and Asia-Pacific nations, comes against a very different backdrop than the one Obama and his aides had envisioned.

Arizona Cardinals vs Minnesota Vikings Betting Odds

20 Nov, 2016

Let's remember that someone has to be. This is another major blow to a team that has already been decimated by injury midway through the season. Shameless plug: Here's the story I did after going to Minnesota in 2012 and talking to him at his house on the lake.

A Grandma Accidentally Invited A Stranger To Thanksgiving, And Now They're BFFs

19 Nov, 2016

He assumed his grandma had a new number, so to be sure, he asked her to send him a picture. On Tuesday, Hinton received an accidental group text from Grandma Wanda of Mesa, Arizona , Good Housekeeping reported. Unfortunately, Grandma Wanda did have to change her number after the story blew up so if you're thinking about texting her for a last minute invite, you're out of luck.

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