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Alaska Airlines announces new nonstop flights between KCI and San Francisco

Alaska Airlines announces new nonstop flights between KCI and San Francisco Nashville International Airport officials announced Thursday that Alaska Airlines will begin daily nonstop service to San Francisco beginning September 5. On all of those routes except San Francisco-Philadelphia, United now has no competition, according to the website Flight Connections. Alaska Airlines on Thursday announced 13 new routes out of the Bay Area, including some from San Jose, in a m... [Full Article...]

Tributes 20 years after death of The Notorious BIG

Tributes 20 years after death of The Notorious BIG During an appearance at the 1997 Soul Train Music Awards in Los Angeles, Biggie presented an award to Toni Braxton in what would become his last public appearance. The Notorious B.I.G. would have turned 44 this year - it's been 20 years since the rapper's death . As Puff Daddy, his 1997 "I'll Be Missing You " tribute to B.I.G. [Full Article...]

Boulder's Jewish Community Center receives bomb threat

Boulder's Jewish Community Center receives bomb threat Cuomo noted that the threat flew in the face of everything the institution stands for. "I made wrong decisions in my life which I deeply regret", the message said , according to The Daily News. Miller said the New York Police Department is working with federal officials who are the lead investigators on the case. On Tuesday all 100 USA senators sent letters to FBI Director James Comey, De... [Full Article...]

Woman accused of injecting heroin and meth into pregnant friend during labour

Woman accused of injecting heroin and meth into pregnant friend during labour During her interview, Farruggia declared that the perspective of giving birth was frightening, as the pains might be too much for her to endure. His urine tested positive for methamphetamine and amphetamine. Frenette said Farruggia had been trying to shoot up herself but was unable to do so and broke the needle. The attorney claims that Frenette described the reason for doing this as she said sh... [Full Article...]

Closed schools on 'Day Without a Woman' leave some parents scrambling

Closed schools on 'Day Without a Woman' leave some parents scrambling It wasn't a terribly large showing, however, as only about 10 women left the chamber, although they were joined by dozens more a few minutes later to speak at a rally in front of the Capitol. The one-day "strike" has been criticised in some quarters, for focusing on privileged women able to opt out of a day's labour: Public school employees are among those with the job security to apply for st... [Full Article...]

Daycare worker accused of pushing girl down stairs

Daycare worker accused of pushing girl down stairs She then takes the girl by the hand and leads her down the remaining steps. Upper Darby Police Superintendent Michael Chitwood showed the footage to reporters during a press conference: "I think it's every parent's nightmare that sends their kid to daycare". [Full Article...]

These Companies Are Shutting Down For 'A Day Without A Woman' Strike

In fact, if all women were to take off March 8, the Center for American Progress projects it would cost the US almost $21 billion in gross domestic product. Unlike the Women's March, Wednesday's protest focuses on the absence of women, who are being steered to local rallies and community groups and away from work or shopping in stores or online. [Full Article...]

Georgia falls to SC 72-48 in SEC quarterfinals

Georgia falls to SC 72-48 in SEC quarterfinals We knew we had a tall task in front of us. Stellar passing by Morris, hard play by Akhator in the post, and Epps mid-range shooting fueled a 13-3 run that got Kentucky to within three, 63-60 going into the final quarter. The fourth and final period was all Gamecocks. Mississippi State will await its NCAA Tournament bid. SC shot 72.2 percent from the field to Kentucky's 62.5 percent accuracy wi... [Full Article...]

Columbus police find body of missing IN woman

Columbus police find body of missing IN woman Watts had been reported missing by her family Friday night, after she failed to return home, Harris said. WTTV reports that her auto was found - with the flashers on - but she couldn't be located. Wrote Barrie in part: "She dropped their dogs off at my parents" house and rabbit off at her parents' house and no one heard from her afterward '. [Full Article...]

Mike Pence Rips AP For Publishing His Wife's Email Address

The letter addressed to the AP's president and CEO, Gary Pruitt, said: 'The publication of Mrs Pence's active private email address to millions of your readers has subjected her to vitriolic and malicious emails and raised serious security concerns'. [Full Article...]

Kansas Supreme Court orders public school spending hike

Kansas Supreme Court orders public school spending hike Lane said the court's decision signaled a potential end to a "minimalist education experience" for Kansas schoolchildren. He also ruled, however, that money isn't the only problem. "We'll be like the proverbial chicken on a June bug if the state tries to do it on the cheap", said Alan Rupe, one of the districts' attorneys. This coming fall, two women from Wichita are planning to open the first... [Full Article...]

Charter schools bill could start moving soon in legislature

Charter schools bill could start moving soon in legislature Applications for the proposed openings of the Albert Einstein EnergySmart Charter School in Old Bridge and Nikola Tesla EnergySmart Charter School in Perth Amboy have have been denied by the state Department of Education. The Kentucky Charter Schools bill HB520 has passed the House 56-39. "For almost two decades, Red Bank Charter School has provided a choice in public education for Red Bank fami... [Full Article...]

Snapchat parent Snap valued at $24 billion after IPO

Snapchat parent Snap valued at $24 billion after IPO By selling the initial float at $17, Snap received a total valuation of almost $24 billion. Loss-making Snap's Snapchat app - best known for disappearing messages and use of image filters to add special effects - has proved popular with teenagers especially, with over 158 million users worldwide but user growth has been slowing. [Full Article...]

Republicans divided on repeal of Affordable Care Act

They literally can not find it. It was a rare bipartisan stunt, inspired by the unusual secrecy surrounding the GOP's bill. Lover of liberty and tallest Keebler elf Rand Paul found the situation ridiculous, and launched a scavenger hunt Thursday morning to find and read the secret bill. [Full Article...]

Rachel Dolezal, who famously impersonated a black woman, takes African name

Nkechi is short for Nkechinyere, a name that originates from the Igbo language of Nigeria. Diallo draws from the Fula language spread across West Africa and means "bold". See Rachel discussing her unique experience in the video below. Despite the fact that this ongoing circus lends itself to all sorts of jokes (many of which are admittedly in bad taste) I'm forced yet again to remind myself th... [Full Article...]

Trump to sign bill blocking Obama gun rule

Trump's order requires the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to review the rule, according to a senior White House official , and make sure it supports economic growth . More than a million people issued public comments during the rule-making process. Dozens of agricultural groups, states and municipalities had sued to block the rule. [Full Article...]

Indianapolis Colts starting defensive lineman arrested

Indianapolis Colts starting defensive lineman arrested The police found Parry on the sidewalk near where he crashed the cart into the gate of an apartment complex. According to Scottsdale police, the victim said he picked up three people on Saturday night - including the 24-year-old Parry - from a bar in his golf cart, which he uses as a street-legal taxi. [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court questions social media ban for sex offenders

No fine, no court costs, no nothing spent ... "Thanks, Jesus", wrote sex offender Lester Packingham Jr. in 2010 after a pending traffic ticket was dismissed. There's been no evidence to suggest that Packingham used social media to contact any minors, and says Goldberg to the AP, "There's never been any suggestion that he was up to anything but exercising his freedom of speech". [Full Article...]

FCC Chair Ajit Pai Has No Plans To Review AT&T/Time Warner Merger

In an email, Wood reports: "It's a tragedy that Chairman Pai is willing to ignore his own statutory mandate and delay rules that protect internet users from cable company abuse, while pretending that he's just chasing after a more comprehensive privacy law that's outside of his agency's congressional jurisdiction". [Full Article...]

Justice Dept pulls out of Texas voter ID case

Justice Dept pulls out of Texas voter ID case U.S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos has ruled , and the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed, the law has the effect of undermining minority voting rights. A federal appeals court has already resolved that issue, ruling against Texas. "Despite their unlimited access to the confidential communications of Texas legislators who supported SB 14", Paxton's team wrote, "plaintiffs could ... [Full Article...]


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