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by | February 25, 2017 | 00:44

As of Friday morning it remained unclear how much the hiring of new regulatory reform officials would cost the administration. He was flanked by about a dozen chief executive officers of major corporations as he signed the order in the White House.

by | February 25, 2017 | 00:38

Temperatures reached 68 degrees, the National Weather Service announced Friday. The eastern U.S.is experiencing warm temperatures Friday - but a powerful storm and cooler weather is forecast to cross into the region, as seen in this image from the National Weather Service .

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:59

The former congressman's comments come at a time when more Americans approve Obamacare, and as the president plans to unveil his replacement plan. "It has become increasingly clear that this law is collapsing". President-elect Donald Trump says repeal and replacement of President Obama's health-care law will be done "essentially simultaneously" -- after his health secretary gets confirmed.

by | February 24, 2017 | 00:57

The City of Bismarck says it does not regulate ride-share services. Payment is finalized through the app when your ride ends. "In our largest launch to date, Lyft rolled out the welcome mat to 50-plus new cities today", the company said in a blog on its website.

by | February 22, 2017 | 01:05

The guidelines also state that the Department of Homeland Security has authority to expedite the removal of undocumented immigrants who have been in the country illegally for at least two years, a departure from the Obama administration's approach of concentrating mainly on newly arriving immigrants.

by | February 21, 2017 | 00:58

This is in sharp contrast to the unrest and bloodshed over regime changes in many parts of the world. When Presidents' Day was established in 1971, many state and local governments started celebrating Lincoln's and Washington's birthdays on the same day.

by | February 17, 2017 | 00:48

Illinois' unpaid bills have almost doubled from the $6 billion Rauner inherited when he took office in January 2015, according to a Jan. 25 statement from Comptroller Susana Mendoza in response to the governor's State of the State Address .

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:22

Blizzard whiteout conditions are expected in New Hampshire and Maine. The heaviest snows were expected to begin Sunday. Nathan Trimble of Providence, Rhode Island, was not looking forward to more shoveling. City offices were open, although schools remained closed. Downwind of lakes Erie and Ontario, lake-effect snow will fall on the back edge of the storm.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:20

The family asked us to thank the communities around Delphi and the people here in Delphi for assisting in attempting to locate the two young children who were missing here earlier. "Obviously, very distraught. I'm just anxious". Anna Williams , Abigail's mother, said: "I'm getting scared now". But he said the search for the two missing 13-year-old girls had been scaled back.

by | February 16, 2017 | 01:18

Of her nomination, then President-elect Trump said after picking her back in December: "Linda has a tremendous background and is widely recognized as one of the country's top female executives advising businesses around the globe". A two-time U.S. Senate candidate, McMahon was a co-founder and former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment. McMahon refused outside donations and spent around $46 million of her own money on the campaign.

by | February 13, 2017 | 01:06

That DeVos' critics would react with horror because someone with wealth wants poor children to have the same opportunities she enjoyed says more about those critics than DeVos. Senator Cochran is also a senior member on the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, having most recently served as its ranking member in the 113th Congress (2013-2014).

by | February 12, 2017 | 01:02

Thursday - Snow, mainly after 11am. Heavy rains to continue this morning. Not as cold tonight with lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s under clear skies. Tonight: A few clouds, with a low at 42. East wind around 11 miles per hour. Wednesday night: A chance of showers. Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers.

by | February 12, 2017 | 00:59

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said earlier Thursday that the almost 700 cancellations there amounted to 60 percent of the airport's flights. More than 60 million people will be dealing with the wintry weather, CNN meteorologist Pedram Javaheri said.

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:58

She was last seen leaving work at a Columbus restaurant around 10 p.m. Wednesday. "We are deeply saddened to learn of the death of Reagan Tokes, a psychology student at Ohio State", the university said in a statement, according to Fox 28 Columbus .

by | February 11, 2017 | 00:56

Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) took Pedro Flores-Valdivia, an unlawfully present Mexican national, into ICE custody February 9, near his residence in Charlotte, N.C. If true, this would mark a departure from the Obama administration. ICE says nothing has changed. They were also informed by an ICE official that about a hundred people were detained .

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:22

Most of the state will see between 10-15 inches of snow, but there will be differences in the density of the snow for communities north and south of the Mass Pike. Expected high winds could cause power outages. The winter storm warning for the area will remain in effect until 6 p.m. Thursday night . The storm's winds reached as far south as Virginia, where a truck driver died after his tractor-trailer was blown off the Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel, Tom Anderson, the facility's deputy ...

by | February 10, 2017 | 02:19

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly says the USA needs to "do a better job to vet" residents of seven majority-Muslim countries that the Trump administration has temporarily banned from entering the U.S. "These are the things we are thinking about". Under the existing vetting process, according to Kelly, officials "don't have a lot to work with", relying on the applicant's documentation and asking them questions about their background.

by | February 08, 2017 | 00:59

The immediate extent of damage and injuries is not yet known, though video and photos on social media show several overturned vehicles and severely damage buildings. A tornado watch is in effect for multiple Louisiana parishes until 2 p.m. The watch also covers Hancock and Pear River counties in Mississippi.

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:35

Columbia teachers protest Secretary of Education nominee Betsy Devos outside Senator Roy Blunt's office in downtown Columbia on Monday. Murray has expressed vigorous opposition to DeVos . The Democrats' appeals come after two GOP senators - Sens. For his part, Alexander has maintained that DeVos has the votes to be confirmed. With the vote so close, DeVos' opponents in recent days have held rallies in the home states of lawmakers they are targeting, which include, Cory Gardner ...

by | February 07, 2017 | 01:32

On Monday morning, the mag revealed that during an interview they recorded on January 29, four days BEFORE her disastrous MSNBC appearance, Kellyanne was already testing the massacre waters. "I rang them up and then they left-it was the scariest moment of my life", she says through tears. Though two Iraqi nationals living in Bowling Green, Kentucky, were arrested in 2011 for plotting to send money and weapons to al-Qaida operatives in Iraq, there was no attack.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:58

The Trump administration is searching for an Army secretary again after its top pick backed out of consideration. He told the New York Times he had shared all his business dealings with the Trump transition team and was "actively pursuing full compliance with all requirements necessary for his confirmation" before deciding to withdraw.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:58

Police found the still-unidentified remains in a shallow grave in Sunny Glen, an area northwest of Alpine, according to an early police department Facebook post . That news comes from the U.S. Border Patrol and the Brewster County Sheriff's Office. Her loved ones immediately believed something was wrong, and Verk's family drove the seven hours from their home in Keller, Texas to Alpine to search for her.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:57

The National Weather Service in Pueblo predicted highs of 62 degrees Saturday , 58 degrees Sunday and 60 degrees Monday . North wind 5 to 11 miles per hour. Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers. Partly cloudy overnight with a low around 31. Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 73. Clouds start to move in for Saturday night , when temperatures should drop to around 22 degrees.

by | February 05, 2017 | 01:55

Military patrols of about 3 ,500 soldiers in the Paris area were instituted after the January 2015 attacks on Paris' satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo . The French interior ministry said anti-terrorism prosecutors are investigating the case. Friday's incident was the latest in a string of attacks in France, several which have been claimed by the Islamic State.

by | February 04, 2017 | 00:57

But a user on the popular pro-Trump subreddit The_Donald claimed : "I was at UC Berkeley last night". They put those things on posters to try to legitimize their own violence against me and against my supporters. "I know what I saw", Reich explained. He also stated that local lawmakers would continue to look for all the defense options they have to combat Trump's offensive threat.

by | February 03, 2017 | 01:03

Barrasso postponed the vote on Wednesday , but was apparently not willing to delay the vote again Thursday. "Attorney General Pruitt has answered more question than any EPA nominee in recent memory". Democrats say they have not received full answers on Pruitt's record and positions. Republicans, Barrasso said, had never tried to stop "President Obama from setting up his government".

by | February 03, 2017 | 00:58

On Dec. 6 the Jefferson-Parish Country Sheriff said the lesser charge made the most sense at that time. One witness reportedly said McKnight may have cut off Gasser, which upset the man. If convicted as charged, Gasser would face a sentence of life imprisonment at hard labor without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.

by | February 02, 2017 | 01:33

Sen. Murkowski said she believed DeVos, a billionaire Republican donor and school choice activist, has much to learn about public education. "Her concentration on charter schools and vouchers, however, raises question about whether or not she fully appreciates that the secretary of education's primary focus must be on helping states.

by | February 01, 2017 | 01:29

Uhrin can be heard telling protesters to "back off" as they try to retrieve the flags. He added, "I believe in equality, but burning the flag, it's not the way to solve the problem". I never wanted it. "It's humbling, you know, it is", said Matt Uhrin. He remembered, "It really hurts when you see (the flag) disgraced". Each person has their own reasons why they signed the dotted line and the ones that are really the heroes are the ones that were injured, maimed, killed - the ones ...

by | January 31, 2017 | 01:03

Malia will be starting an internship with producer Harvey Weinstein beginning in February, according to the New York Daily News , before starting Harvard University in the fall. Obama and his administration tried to block construction of the lines, but it proved too late. If the pipeline project is completed it will carry 470,000 barrels of crude oil per day from North Dakota to IL.