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by | March 16, 2017 | 00:44

Insisting that the federal government should return to a Nancy Reagan-style, 1980s anti-drug campaign - "educating people and telling them the bad truth" about controlled substances - Sessions conflated the nation's opioid addiction and overdose crisis, which now claims 140 lives a day, with marijuana, a drug he said will "destroy your life".

by | March 15, 2017 | 01:17

The warning remains in effect until 1 a.m. Wednesday morning for Lake County in IN and from 9 p.m. Tuesday until 9 a.m. Wednesday for Porter County in Indiana. The lake-effect band that started between 7 and 8 p.m. Monday in the northern suburbs had dropped 8.5 inches in Waukegan by early Tuesday, NWS meteorologist Casey Sullivan said.

by | March 14, 2017 | 00:44

Retailers and restaurants were advised to stop selling and serving these products. Six illnesses have been reported since September 2016, including two deaths, in CT (1), Florida (1), NY (3) and Vermont (1). Last month, Sargento Foods Inc., one of the largest cheesemakers in the United States, recalled several of its products over fears of listeria contamination unrelated to the Vulto investigation.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:20

At least eight Syrian soldiers were killed by the Turkish Artillery against the city of Manbij and the Kurdish-Arab units had handed over to government forces just 24 hours ago, military sources reported today. Syria experts say Ankara has lost influence to realize its aim of pushing the Kurdish forces back to the east of Manbij across the Euphrates. The military can have up to 503 USA forces in Syria, according to the existing limits put in place by the Obama administration, however, ...

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:20

Dennis DeVoe , a veteran of 21 years, had headed to the station to gather his equipment before going over to the scene of the fire when his vehicle was hit at a nearby intersection, said Fire Chief Brian Enterline. The man and another occupant of the home, a teenage male, were treated and released. "Everybody was frantic, hollering, screaming and what not, so I was taking her to the ambulance" he said.

by | March 13, 2017 | 01:17

Wilson reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Purdue in the Big Ten tournament , Friday, March 10, 2017, in Washington . All three were all-tourney players. "I think [coach John Beilein] has really embraced it, and I think we all have as well". Wisconsin enters the tournament as the No.

by | March 12, 2017 | 01:08

Monday night we will cool to the mid-40s with partly cloudy skies. Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 18. Mostly sunny, with a high near 29. North wind 5 to 10 miles per hour becoming southwest in the afternoon. Cloudy, with a high near 22. Northwest wind around 5 miles per hour. On Sunday , the weather service will be to provide further information on what snow totals we can expect for the rest of Tuesday .

by | March 11, 2017 | 00:48

Alaska will introduce daily service to Tucson, a new destination for Silicon Valley's airport, beginning August 28, and will launch service to Austin with daily flights beginning August 28. With the additional flights, Alaska Airlines and Virgin America will offer guests 125 daily nonstop flights to 42 destinations from the three major Bay Area airports.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:53

The bull has become a a mascot for Wall Street after it was placed there more than 25 years ago. Although there has been some progress made on the inclusion of women on corporate boards, still one out of every four Russell 3000 companies do not have even one woman on their board.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:50

Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation are on the scene. "NYPD is investigating the threat at the Jewish Children's Museum". The latest threat was made on Tuesday. The letter came one day after the entire United States Senate sent a missive to not only Sessions but also Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and FBI Director James Comey asking that more be done to address the issue.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:51

It's been 20 years since the 1997 death of iconic rapper Notorious B.I.G., and his widow, R&B singer Faith Evans, said she is still seeking closure two decades later. "They've done their investigation, but they just refuse to move forward". "On this day we're going to reflect on him, because we miss him, 20 years later".

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:51

Carolyn Ewing Milgrom commented, "Go to work, take care of your kids, and spend time with your loved ones instead of this crap". "The first actions drew straight from the 1970s playbook". The local Women's March Florida: Tallahassee/Panhandle Chapter planned a vigil and strike for Wednesday night at the Capitol. We strike for them. "I have an 11-year-old daughter, and I want to make sure that she has the same opportunities as my son", he said.

by | March 10, 2017 | 00:52

Also arrested was 37 year old woman, Rhianna Frenette of Belmont who allegedly gave the expectant mother the speedball while she was in labor. Shortly afterward, firefighters arrived and Farruggia gave birth while entering the ambulance.

by | March 09, 2017 | 00:44

Supporters have been encouraged to wear red to show solidarity with the strikers. Thousands of women took time off from work Wednesday and gathered at rallies throughout the Bay Area and beyond to demand equal pay, reproductive rights and an end to gender discrimination of all kinds.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:59

Family says Jacqueline's cell phone and purse were found inside and the passenger side door was open. Authorities were contacted when she didn't come home. Her sister-in-law, Jenn Watts Barrie , begged for the community's help on Facebook Friday, explaining Watts and her husband had been planning to fly to Washington D.C.

by | March 06, 2017 | 00:55

The Indianapolis Star did not publish Pence's private email, but multiple email accounts-including Karen Pence's private address-appeared in the AP's reporting, leading Pence's wife to receive a torrent of "vitriolic and malicious" emails from people testing whether she was still using the same address.

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:05

It's up to the Legislature to find that money, of course, but Ottley said that will have to start with a new funding formula. Jerry Minneman, Ell-Saline School District superintendent, was unavailable for comment Thursday. "We have our work cut out for us", he said. The decision portends a fight with the Republican-controlled legislature over how to remedy the situation and marks another chapter in a long-running political and judicial battle over school funding in Kansas.

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:05

A private high school in California earned millions from the Snap Inc . public offering, after two students told their dad about the popularity of the app five years. Snapchat's IPO is the first amongst the startups and leads way for other overheated startups. Along with all his money, Spiegel and his co-founder will maintain control of the company.

by | March 04, 2017 | 01:00

However, they don't want anyone to see it. Usually, however, a bill is publicly introduced, and the text known and available, well before a markup session happens. Meanwhile the House Ways and Means Committee is also promising action this month. It's where Walden's personal office and the Energy and Commerce Committee offices are.

by | March 03, 2017 | 01:21

A few days ago, the Imposter Formerly Known as Rachel Dolezal informed the world that she had officially changed her name to Nkechi Amare Diallo because-desperation. Diallo, meaning 'bold, ' is a last name of Fula origin, a Muslim ethnic group thought to have roots in the Middle East and North Africa, noted the Daily Mail .

by | March 01, 2017 | 00:47

President Trump's executive order to ditch the Waters of the US rule is a welcome relief to farmers and ranchers across the country today. President Trump on Tuesday issued an executive order that will start to rollback clean water rules .

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:55

The Supreme Court on Monday appeared likely to strike down a North Carolina criminal law that bars people on the state's sex offender registry list from "accessing" social networking websites. As the youngest member of the court and one who spent time as dean of Harvard Law School, Kagan demonstrated the most intimate knowledge of social media - at one point noting that the law's exceptions for chat rooms and photo-sharing sites created "a constitutional right to use Snapchat but not to use ...

by | February 28, 2017 | 00:56

In a scathing 147-page ruling in October 2014, U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos of Corpus Christi wrote, "The Court holds that SB 14 creates an unconstitutional burden on the right to vote, has an impermissible discriminatory effect against Hispanics and African-Americans, and was imposed with an unconstitutional discriminatory objective".

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:08

Customers at a nearby restaurant heard the woman's cries for help and called 911. He has been identified as 76-year-old Richard Lamendola. "The male located in the river has died as a result of the accident", said Farrell, who added the man was pronounced dead at Norwalk Hospital.

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:01

Andrew Cuomo's office. "If the counties are committed to doing that, their only choice is to find other tax revenues to offset the loss". Before the ACA, uninsured patients would show up with late-stage cancer, and "we would have to send them to the hospital for chemo, so they could get charity care", said Fisher, estimating the practice would routinely have 15 to 20 such patients.

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:01

As Axios' Bob Herman notes , safety net hospitals and rural healthcare organizations would likely be affected the most by such reforms. The Washington Post reported that another idea gaining traction would allow those who gained access to Medicaid when the program was expanded to keep their benefits, while additional enrollees would be excluded.

by | February 27, 2017 | 01:00

The girl and her mother were going east on a Houston roadway around 2 a.m. Saturday when their Honda Accord hit a southbound Pontiac, according to investigators. "I laid her on the ground and when I looked at her jacket, I saw a blood stain". 'She loved to go shopping too. HPD homicide detective David Stark said the police do not know yet what really might have happened, like if the two woman had been possibly "firing at each other and struck the vehicle, or if once the accident happened, ...

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.