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John Dowd Resigns as Trump's Lead Lawyer in Special Counsel Inquiry John Dowd Resigns as Trump's Lead Lawyer in Special Counsel Inquiry
- March 24, 2018

But Trump and his team think it's necessary to point out that this whole investigation has gone far afield from the original objective - which was to show if there was collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians - and has never come anywhere close to showing there was collusion. (more...)
The Omnibus Spending Bill Is a Fiscal Embarrassment The Omnibus Spending Bill Is a Fiscal Embarrassment
- March 24, 2018

Criticizing several spending measures shoehorned into the bill, Trump called on Congress to grant the president a line-item veto power for spending bills. Congress' new spending bill includes provisions on everything from gun violence to immigration , here are five facts you should know. Paul has said he wanted to read each of the bill's 2,200-plus pages before voting on it, and as of Thursday evening was tweeting excerpts that he found especially objectionable. (more...)
Trump reportedly defied warning from security team not to congratulate Putin Trump reportedly defied warning from security team not to congratulate Putin
- March 22, 2018

Trump should not have called Putin. "President Obama called Russian President-elect and Prime Minister Putin to congratulate him on his recent victory in the Russian Presidential election", according to the official summary, or "readout" of the call. (more...)
Liability and Legal Questions Follow Uber Autonomous Car Fatal Accident Liability and Legal Questions Follow Uber Autonomous Car Fatal Accident
- March 22, 2018

Toyota's USA unit Toyota Research Institute conducts on-road testing in California and MI of a fully autonomous system and a driver assist system created to alert drivers to dangers and assist in crash avoidance. A case in which a motorcyclist sued General Motors after a collision past year with one of the company's autonomous test cars in San Francisco is pending. (more...)
Spring arrives - with snow on the way for the mountains Spring arrives - with snow on the way for the mountains
- March 22, 2018

An upper level low is drifting eastward on this Tuesday and will stall out just to our east tonight into Wednesday . Some of those showers could include a mix of rain and snow as temperatures fall into the low 30s by early Saturday morning. (more...)
Officer stops Maryland school shooter Officer stops Maryland school shooter
- March 22, 2018

Deputy First Class Blaine Gaskill, school resource officer at Great Mills High School in Great Mills, Maryland. Cameron says a female student and a male student were also wounded in the shooting in a hallway at Great Mills High School in southern Maryland. (more...)
Israel admits to destroying Syrian nuclear reactor Israel admits to destroying Syrian nuclear reactor
- March 22, 2018

Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz was more explicit, saying it showed Israel would never allow nuclear weapons to be obtained by "countries like Iran who threaten its existence". Israel owes a great debt to all those who took part in the planning and execution of the operation". The suspected site of Syria's nuclear reactor, in satellite images, before and after Israeli bombing. (more...)
Ed. majors not deterred by gun violence Ed. majors not deterred by gun violence
- March 22, 2018

The youth-led marches come after a nationwide school walkout earlier this month that was inspired by Parkland survivors who have been pushing for tougher gun laws. Leading up to the walkout, threats were reported at schools throughout the country, and Mother McAuley High School was forced to hold a ceremony inside instead of walking outside. (more...)
Dozens of homes believed destroyed in New South Wales bushfire Dozens of homes believed destroyed in New South Wales bushfire
- March 21, 2018

A further 39 houses were damaged and 398 houses were saved or untouched. Information about specific homes which have been impacted is being provided to residents through the evacuation centre at Bega. "The RFS commissioner (Shane Fitzsimmons ) has already referred this fire to the coroner, the most independent body that will do a full and thorough examination of all the circumstances and operation", Mr Grant told 2GB Radio. (more...)
Judge won't dismiss 'Apprentice' contestant's sexual-misconduct suit against Trump Judge won't dismiss 'Apprentice' contestant's sexual-misconduct suit against Trump
- March 21, 2018

Tuesday's ruling may clear the way for Trump to be questioned under oath about his treatment of women, an issue that flared up during the campaign and while he's been president amid a wave of sexual harassment allegations that have rocked the worlds of politics, entertainment and business. (more...)
Syria monitors: IS militants seize Damascus neighborhood Syria monitors: IS militants seize Damascus neighborhood
- March 21, 2018

Tens of thousands of civilians have fled both the intense bombardment of Ghouta and the deprivations of a siege that lasted five years. Beirut, March 20, 2018-Kamel abu al-Walid, a photographer for the Turkish-backed pro-opposition Jarabulus Media Office, died from injuries sustained in a March 19 landmine explosion in the northern Syrian city of Afrin, according to his employer , the Syrian Journalist Association , and the Syrian Network for Human Rights . (more...)
Cutting ties with sanctuary laws Cutting ties with sanctuary laws
- March 21, 2018

Samantha Reed, 19, a UC Irvine freshman who graduated from Los Alamitos High, told the council that she won't forget election-time if members vote for the proposed ordinance. I'm a U.S. Navy veteran. But Los Alamitos is surrounded by larger and more diverse communities that are home to more immigrants, and visitors are drawn to the area by a nearby horse racetrack. (more...)
Police Say A 'Serial Bomber' Might've Set Off Explosions In Austin Police Say A 'Serial Bomber' Might've Set Off Explosions In Austin
- March 20, 2018

The latest explosion injured two men in their 20s who were riding or walking their bicycles through a neighborhood in southwestern Austin . Both men are expected to recover. Two men were killed in three bombings on March 2 and March 12. Police have not determined if those attacks are hate crimes, but said it's a possibility because of the victims' ethnicities. (more...)
Winning Powerball ticket worth $457M sold in Pennsylvania Winning Powerball ticket worth $457M sold in Pennsylvania
- March 20, 2018

They did not say in a news release where in Pennsylvania the ticket was sold. A Powerball ticket bought while passing through SC has won a North Carolina man $2 million! The lottery said in a statement Monday that rather than appeal it believes the state Legislature should take up any possible changes in laws affecting the lottery. (more...)
The Turks controlled Afrin: Kurdish promise to be a partisan The Turks controlled Afrin: Kurdish promise to be a partisan
- March 20, 2018

He said that although the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) "changed its name" in Syria, this would not change the fact that the YPG and the PKK are "the same thing in the eyes of Turkey". "Syria demands the invading forces withdraw immediately from the Syrian lands they have occupied". "We did that before, we did that in Afrin today and we will do it in Manbij and the east of the Euphrates in Syria tomorrow", Cevik wrote. (more...)
Trump calls for death penalty for drug traffickers Trump calls for death penalty for drug traffickers
- March 20, 2018

Trump said his administration will also give states Medicaid waivers for treatment facilities, help inmates leaving prison receive treatment, and launch a series of anti-opioid commercials. But in a call with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto shortly after his inauguration, Trump referred to the state as "a drug-infested den," drawing fierce criticism from the state's leaders. (more...)
Ice warning issued for Bucks Ice warning issued for Bucks
- March 20, 2018

The snow will be blowing across these areas again tomorrow. The online snow tracker uses crowd-sourcing to create an up-to-the-minute map of exactly where it is snow in the United Kingdom at any given moment. Ms Mitchell said rural spots could see lows of minus 6C or minus 7C, and it will feel as cold as minus 8C or minus 10C. On Saturday, up to 10cm (4in) of snow could fall in Wales on higher ground above 650ft (200m), with the wintry weather affecting Powys, Wrexham, Denbighshire and ... (more...)
Graffiti artist Banksy's NY mural hit by graffiti Graffiti artist Banksy's NY mural hit by graffiti
- March 19, 2018

The new Banksy was a collaborative effort with Borf , a graffiti artist who has spent time in jail for his artwork. The famed graffiti artist's 20-metre (yard) work features a series of tally marks such as those prisoners use to keep track of the time they have been confined, one of which doubles as the bars of Dogan's cell. (more...)
KU's supporting cast pushes Jayhawks past Seton Hall and into Sweet 16 KU's supporting cast pushes Jayhawks past Seton Hall and into Sweet 16
- March 19, 2018

Two men's college basketball blue bloods punched tickets to Omaha for the Sweet 16, and a third could do the same Sunday. Delgado scored 24 points and grabbed 23 rebounds. Smith had 18 points, nine rebounds and seven assists, and was on the receiving end of an alley-oop from Evans with 29 seconds left for a punctuating dunk to send the Red Raiders (26-10) to Boston for a matchup against Purdue or Butler next Friday. (more...)
Trump wrong on Russia collusion question Trump wrong on Russia collusion question
- March 19, 2018

In an Oval Office meeting in May, Trump asked McCabe whom he had voted for in the 2016 election, several current and former USA officials have told The Post, and he complained about the political donations McCabe's wife received for her failed 2015 Virginia state Senate campaign. (more...)