Romney Seriously Considering Senate Run

Romney Seriously Considering Senate Run McConnell said, however, that the possibility of him recruiting Romney or anyone else would depend entirely on whether Hatch decides to run for an eighth term. It makes sense. Yes, Romney was born in MI and the only public office he's held was governor of MA, a job he left just over a decade ago. Also, if Hatch decides to retire, Romney would want someone of the Mormon faith in the Senate to def... [Full Article...]

Distracted driver initiative on in Mine Hill Township

Distracted driver initiative on in Mine Hill Township Nayvelt and his passenger, Lyudmila Nayvelt, 75, of Howell, were taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune, where they were treated for minor injuries, police said. The annual growth was equal to an average of 12 deaths a week. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration , 3,477 people were killed and an estimated 391,000 injured in motor vehicle crashes inv... [Full Article...]

Federal judge blocks IN ultrasound requirement

Federal judge blocks IN ultrasound requirement Fichter on Monday called U.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt's ruling "sadly predictable". Planned Parenthood, which has provided family planning and medical services (including abortion access) to American women for a century, was imperiled last week when Vice President Mike Pence cast a tie-breaking Senate vote overturning an Obama rule that prohibited states from denying fe... [Full Article...]

Advertisers flee Bill O'Reilly's show but impact unclear

A CNN panel on Wednesday nailed why Donald Trump offered support for Bill O'Reilly despite the five allegations of sexual harassment levied against the Fox News host, noting the parallels between O'Reilly and Trump. Trump's defense of O'Reilly sends a strong signal to women that the man at the top of our government is not particularly concerned with issues of corporate misconduct, sexual haras... [Full Article...]

North Carolina Wins Ugly National Title Game

North Carolina Wins Ugly National Title Game But the Tar Heels (33-7) didn't let that scenario shape up on Monday against Gonzaga (37-2), who was in the national championship game for the first time . During the postgame celebration, he acknowledged that he wasn't 100 percent but gave it his all. There were long field goal droughts, when Few's team seemingly couldn't buy a basket. [Full Article...]

House OKs medical pot bill to boost minority businesses

House OKs medical pot bill to boost minority businesses The bill will now be sent to a combined committee of House and Senate members to resolve disagreements on the bill before being sent to the governor. Rob Bradley , has the approval of many supervisors of elections in the state. Shott's and Pushkin's amendments would require certifications and permits for physicians, growers, and dispensaries. "Unfortunately they did not include the sergeant-at-... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Egypt's 'fantastic guy' Sisi to meet US President

The protesters condemned Trump's decision to invite the Egyptian strongman, who rose to power in 2013 after leading a coup that led to the ouster of Mohamed Morsi, the country's first democratically elected leader. Egypt is part of the global coalition against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) group, but is bogged down fighting the armed group's franchise in the S... [Full Article...]

Trump Asks If Clinton Campaign Got Kickback To Lift Russia Sanctions

Trump Asks If Clinton Campaign Got Kickback To Lift Russia Sanctions The President tweeted: "Was the brother of John Podesta paid big money to get the sanctions on Russian Federation lifted?" This is a bad sign, folks. When asked about the matter in November 2016, Trump's counselor Kellyanne Conway, who was his campaign manager at the time , said that he would not look to "lock" Clinton "up", as his supporters frequently chanted, in an effort to "help her heal"... [Full Article...]

McCaskill, Accusing Gorsuch of 'Stunning Lack of Humanity,' Backs Filibuster

If Democrats do filibuster the nomination, it seems very likely that Republicans will respond by changing Senate rules to ban filibustering of Supreme Court nominations. If Democrats have enough votes to block the nomination, Majority Leader Mitch Mconnell could use what's called the "nuclear option", a seldom used rule that allows the nominee to move forward with only 50 votes. [Full Article...]

Storm kills two people near Breaux Bridge

Martin Sheriff's Office said on its Facebook page. "This is an extremely risky weather event". Ginny Higgins told The Associated Press that a suspected tornado touched down soon after a warning was issued. "There's also a significant risk for tomorrow in MS into southern Alabama and so on as the system keeps moving". "There was one resident there at the time, but she received no major injuries", N... [Full Article...]

After its stunner, Mississippi State turns to title game

After pulling off the epic upset, the Bulldogs now get the tough task of facing SC in a battle of SEC heavyweights. Their streak of 111 straight wins eclipsed the previous record of 90 straight set by UConn teams between 2008 and 2010. Mississippi State is called with a foul allowing UConn to tie it at 60 with a free throw. "The first game we had against them at their place, it's a knockdown... [Full Article...]

White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

House Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes canceled a hearing in which former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates was supposed to testify about her brief time in the Trump White House. Nunes has declined to reveal his White House source to members of his committee and said Tuesday that he doesn't plan to do so. House Speaker Paul Ryan , asked at a news conference whether Nunes shou... [Full Article...]

Trump Administration Turns to Anti-Immigrant Scapegoating after Healthcare Defeat

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. The lawsuit was filed in U.S. District Court in Seattle, saying the executive order creates uncertainty over the city's budget, according to a report from the Associated Press. [Full Article...]

Government watchdog to scrutinize security expenses of Trump's Mar-a-Lago trips

Government watchdog to scrutinize security expenses of Trump's Mar-a-Lago trips Critics, like the Democrats who put forward this bill, say the paid memberships at Mar-a-Lago constitute the purchase of access to the President. President Trump has assembled a cabinet filled with millionaires and billionaires, he's pursuing an agenda of massive tax cuts for the rich, and the initiation fees at Mar-A-Lago - where people are getting uncommon access to the president and his top adv... [Full Article...]

Trump administration may seek only minor adjustments to Nafta

Trump administration may seek only minor adjustments to Nafta Ross said in an interview the president administration would like to send a letter triggering the 90-day countdown to opening-up the NAFTA renegotiation. Mexico announced on February 1 the start of its own consultations on Nafta, which created one of the world's largest free-trade zones. He's blamed Mexico and China for stealing U.S.jobs. [Full Article...]

'Angel of Death' serial killer dies after attack in prison

Donald Harvey, 64, was found Tuesday beaten in his cell at the Toledo Correctional Institution in Toledo, Ohio , where he had been serving four life sentences, authorities say. State police took to the air Thursday as the search intensified for a 91-year-old federal judge who suffers from memory loss and was reported missing from his home. [Full Article...]

Towards The GST Finale: Overview Of The GST Bills

Towards The GST Finale: Overview Of The GST Bills The CGST Bill will enable levy and collection of tax on intra-state supply of goods and services or both by the central government, the Integrated Goods and Services Tax Bill, 2017, which provides for the levy and collection of tax on inter-state supply. [Full Article...]

Driver strikes Capitol Police cruiser, taken into custody

Capitol Police spokeswoman Eva Malecki described the woman to The Associated Press as an "erratic and aggressive driver". Capitol Police fired shots in an attempt to stop the driver. The incident occurred near the U.S. Botanic Garden. "The individual has been taken into custody". The Capitol building remains open except for cuts to traffic on Independence Avenue. [Full Article...]

Embattled DNC asks all staffers for resignation letters: NBC Exclusive

Embattled DNC asks all staffers for resignation letters: NBC Exclusive After Tom Perez was elected as DNC chairman in late February, the adviser to former DNC interim chairman Donna Brazile asked every employee to submit a letter of resignation by April 15 , the report stated. NBC News first reported the request. The two fought a contentious battle earlier this year for chairmanship of the party, with Perez receiving backing from much of the Democratic establis... [Full Article...]

Oklahoma Police Officer Killed

Kidney said officer Justin Terney died after undergoing surgery overnight. Kidney says that man remains hospitalized for his wounds. Police said the officer went after him, pulling out his taser. Police say Shepard took off on foot after what was supposed to be a routine traffic stop near Benson Park and Gordon Cooper. At that point, officers say the suspect allegedly shot Officer Terney three... [Full Article...]

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