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White nationalist leader Richard Spencer kicked out of CPAC

Then Schneider launched into a laundry list of ways the alt-right is not the conservative movement: "They are anti-Semites, they are racists, they are sexists". Vice President Pence, a respected conservative, was set to speak Thursday night. "Fascists tend to want big government, big government control to impose their will on you", he said . Read More »

San Jose Rain, Warning Leaves Residents Swimming In Streets

The ongoing major flooding caused by the overfull Anderson Reservoir and Coyote Creek in San Jose led to a series of evacuation orders and advisories in Tuesday night, expanding to include approximately 50,000 residents in several neighborhoods along the creek north of 280 and south of 237, as CBS 5 reports . Read More »

Pipeline protesters set fires as camp closure looms

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The Morton County Sheriff's Office has promised to enforce the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' threat of issuing citations with punishment of up to $5,000 and six months in jail to demonstrations who resisted their order to vacate the camp by noon Pacific time Wednesday. Read More »

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe Stands with Planned Parenthood

Cline said the bill would make sure that money is sent to "health clinics that meet the needs of those populations they serve in the most comprehensive manner possible", instead of to clinics that provide abortions. Advocates for the law had said it would underpin organizations that provide the widest range of services. For the third consecutive year, McAuliffe vetoed the legislation on school sports eligibility, commonly known as the "Tebow Bill". Read More »

Houston's Jewish Community Center Receives Bomb Threat

Goldenberg told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency on Monday that threats appear to have originated from the same serial caller. "The JCCs are very well-equipped to handle this", he said. Louis Park. Yet, through an abundance of caution, the JCC was safely evacuated on that date. The center reported the threat as "non-credible" but staff enacted their emergency plan and police are checking the facilities. Read More »

Multiple homicide victims discovered inside Peabody home

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Blodgett said getting to at least one of the bodies was hard because of clutter inside the home, calling it a "very, very messy and cluttered crime scene". "We're doing our best to sift through this". After the police entered the house, and "found out no one was in need to medical assistance", they left the residence "to obtain a search warrant". Read More »

Vitaly Churkin, Russian ambassador to United Nations, dies suddenly at 64

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US Ambassador to the UN Samantha Power argues with Churkin prior to a vote on a resolution on Ukraine during a UN Security Council emergency meeting at United Nations headquarters in NY on March 15, 2014. "He was an excellent representative of his country". Ambassador Churkin remained at this work post until the last minute. And before that he headed the Information Department at the Foreign Ministry in the Soviet era. Read More »

Warm Sunday weather sets record high for third day in a row

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Record-breaking high temperatures have moved into southern Wisconsin, and could last well into next week. Temperatures on Saturday reached 70 degrees, breaking the previous record high of 62 degrees that was set on February 18, 1981. Monday night: An 80 percent chance of rain, mainly after 7 p.m., low around 48. The colder weather also brings a chance of showers. Cloudy, with a low around 40. Read More »

Christie: Trump made me order meatloaf at White House lunch

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Christie and wife Mary Pat had a Valentine's Day's lunch with the commander in chief the day after Trump ousted his national security adviser, Michael Flynn, and amid chatter among Trump allies that more shakeups are coming. Well, Christie didn't say that the meatloaf isn't fabulous, so he's not exactly complaining, but of course, what Trump says goes with Christie . Read More »

Man with rifle sparks standoff with cops

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At one point he came outside and began spray painting a garage and a auto. Finally, SWAT team officers shot the suspect when he was outside, and that's when tension reaches a high point. His exact cause of death has not been released at this time. A man with a rifle who sprayed-painted graffiti on a home and a vehicle triggered the closure of a major Bay Area highway Friday morning after residents reported gunshots near the Oakland Zoo, according the California Highway Patrol. Read More »

Jeanette Vizguerra: Mom Fearing Deportation Takes Sanctuary in Church

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The church's pastor, Mike Morran , said it was "immoral" and "unconscionable that she still has to live in fear of being ripped from her children and deported to a country she hasn't been in for nearly two decades". Do undocumented immigrants have legal sanctuary at churches? A somber crowd of supporters gathered at the First Unitarian Church on Wednesday afternoon, as Vizguerra took shelter there. Read More »

Immigration lawyers busy as worries grow over recent arrests

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It appears the only undocumented people protected are former recipients of President Obama's DACA program - a promise to defer deportation of certain undocumented minors. According to Rep. Linda Sanchez , a vice chair of the House Democratic Caucus, " they said we can and should expect many more arrests and removals this year". Read More »

Amid controversy, Pruitt confirmed as US EPA administrator

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But the effort did little but deprive Democrats of sleep. The New York Times noted that "within days" of Pruitt being sworn in, Trump will reportedly sign "one or more executive orders aimed at undoing" climate regulations imposed under the Obama administration. Read More »

A reporter called out President Trump on his faulty electoral college math

I wasn't supposed to get 222. The issue was the margin of victory in the U.S. Electoral College, which Trump asserted early in the news conference was the "biggest" since fellow Republican Ronald Reagan, who was elected in 1980 and 1984. "You said today you have the biggest electoral margin since Ronald Reagan", Alexander said, before listing the aforementioned vote tallies. Trump: "I was just given that information". Read More »

Texas police officer saves restaurant from burning auto

Despite the truck being engulfed in flames, there is absolutely no damage to the building - just a charred curb. The truck's engine caught ablaze as a family was buying dinner. Glenn Heights Police Officer Chris Womack says he was just in the right place at the right time as the first-year officer was forced to tackle a situation most officers don't see in their entire careers. Read More »

Immigration authorities arrested 680 in raids last week

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A spokesperson for ICE on Monday morning attributed the so-called "crackdown" to the natural "ebb and flow" of law enforcement operations. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents arrested more than 680 immigrants in the past week as part of a nationwide enforcement surge targeting people with criminal histories, according to a press release from Department of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly on Monday. Read More »

Drug catapult found at Arizona-Mexico border fence

On the USA side of the border, the agents found two marijuana bundles with an approximate weight of 47 pounds. Border Patrol agents seized the marijuana and called Mexican authorities to investigate the contraption. Upon looking more closely at the fence, agents discovered a catapult system rigged onto the south side of the border fence. It took two Ford pickup trucks to haul away the phony carrots, which the CBP estimated were worth nearly a half-million dollars. Read More »

Rory Feek Dedicates Grammy Win To Late Wife Joey Feek

This album, according to Rory, was the most important one they ever made - Joey's album, which features 13 tracks that "capture the words and melodies that were the soundtrack to Joey's childhood", Rory said in a November 2015 blog post titled "manna from heaven". Read More »

NYC jury reaches verdict in Etan Patz murder case

Ramos was dating a woman who was hired to walk Etan and other neighborhood children home from school during a bus strike. The case quickly became national news as Patz's face appeared on "Missing" posters around New York City, newspapers, TV newscasts and, for the first time ever, milk cartons. Read More »

Harrison Ford Involved in Incident with Passenger Plane, FAA Opening Investigation

He flew his single engine Aviat Husky over an American Airlines 737 loaded with passengers and then landed on the taxiway. The plan managed to depart safely after the incident. Still, Ford remains an experienced and well-respected pilot. He suffered a broken arm and minor head injuries in the crash. In 2015, he crashed his plane at the Penmar Gold Course in Venice, California. Read More »

2 young girls among latest victims in Chicago's weekend of violence

Just weeks before she was shot, her cousin Rachel Williams said she had expressed concerns about Chicago's violence after someone in their neighborhood was killed in a shooting. Holmes and Lopez attended a community rally with police officers Monday at the corner where Kanari was shot. The number of homicides in the city this year is lower than the same time last year, though the number of people shot is higher, The Chicago Tribune reports. Read More »

77-Year-Old Bill Snyder Plans To Coach Through Throat Cancer Treatment

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Klein starred at quarterback for the Wildcats and led the squad to a Big 12 Championship and a BCS bowl berth in 2012. Snyder thanked K-State president Richard Myers as well as athletic director John Currie and many others who have reached out to him in the past few days as news about his health issues spread. Read More »

Protesters Block US Education Secretary from Entering School

At one point, she said schools should be allowed to have guns if their districts wanted, citing the threat of grizzly bears in Wyoming. DeVos was one of Trump's most controversial appointments. 'Shame! Shame! Shame! Shame!,' the man continued. She was joined there by D.C. schools Chancellor Antwan Wilson, who recently left the top job at Oakland Unified. Read More »

The Department Of Education Misspells Apology For Misspelling WEB Du Bois' Name

Betsy DeVos was confirmed the department's new secretary to the dismay of every single Democrat who voted against her along with two Republicans - Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Susan Collins of Maine. The department fixed that tweet quickly, changing "apologizes" for "apologies ". Before dying at the age of 95 in 1963, DuBois was a famous African American leader, writer, educator and one of the founders of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Read More »

Sex Offender Charged In Death Of Ohio State University Student Reagan Tokes

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Tokes' uncle, Jeff McCrary . The Lantern reports that Tokes was a fourth-year student majoring in psychology. Her roommates told police that they last heard from her on Wednesday night - via a group text - after she finished at work, but they reported her missing on Thursday when it seemed Tokes had not returned home and she did not show up for work. Read More »