First Tornado Touchdown on Record for February in MA

The NWS Storm Prediction Center said this is the first tornado to touch down in MA in the month of February. A brief touchdown also occurred in Goshen, Mass. The Town of Conway, which is in Franklin County, declared a state of emergency Saturday nigh... More..

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Uh oh, Rickie Fowler putts into sprinkler head at Honda Classic

American Rickie Fowler flirted with a late disaster before clinching a four-stroke victory at the £5.1 million Honda Classic in Florida on Sunday. I didn't play great. Thought I hit a pretty good drive and thou...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Trump bashes Federal Bureau of Investigation for being 'totally unable' to stop leaks

After that initial talk, Priebus reached out again to McCabe and FBI Director James Comey and asked them to publicly dispel the Russian Federation rumors. The sources said Comey rejected Priebus' request for ...More..

Hundreds rally in favor of the Affordable Care Act
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Hundreds rally in favor of the Affordable Care Act

Lucinda Garmus, a nurse, put the rally together because she said U.S. Senators Bernie Sanders and Chuck Schumer called for a "Day of Action". Manson Hall believes that Obamacare has worked fine for many peopl...More..

Charged in Death of UConn Student Run Over by Fire Vehicle
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Charged in Death of UConn Student Run Over by Fire Vehicle

When the bay door Pally was leaning against opened, she fell back onto the ground and a fire department Chevy Tahoe leaving the bay drove over Pally , according to police. Our deepest sympathies go out to her f...More..

Rachel Dolezal Isn't Doing So Well
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Rachel Dolezal Isn't Doing So Well

She was an outspoken advocate for civil rights, taught African American art history at two colleges, and had even risen to the position of branch president of the National Association for the Advancement of C...More..

Keith Ellison loses to Tom Perez as DNC chair
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Keith Ellison loses to Tom Perez as DNC chair

Several groups, including the National Jewish Democratic Council, said they were "troubled" by Ellison's past comments on USA policy toward Israel - repeatedly forcing him to address the concerns. Representat...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

French historian Henry Rousso almost deported from US

Glasscock Center for Humanities Research at Texas A&M. "The officer who arrested me was "inexperienced", he added. USA authorities came close to deporting an Egyptian-born French Jewish Holocaust-era schola...More..

Obamacare Replacement Draft Legislation Leaked
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Obamacare Replacement Draft Legislation Leaked

But please, Mr. Congressman, stand up for us, and don't let your colleagues throw out the baby with the bathwater! But a draft plan posted online by Politico would repeal all of the main planks of the Affor...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Trump navy secretary nominee withdraws citing disruption to financial interests

Bilden served in the Army reserve from 1986 to 1996 as a military intelligence officer. Bilden is the second service secretary nominee to withdraw from consideration due to business entanglements since Trump ...More..

Chase Elliott becomes youngest Duel victor, qualifies for Daytona
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Chase Elliott becomes youngest Duel victor, qualifies for Daytona

Just after a restart from yet another crash, Jamie McMurray nudged pole-sitter Chase on the backstretch. He's yet to win his first Cup race for points, though he's starting 2017 well with a pole win and a first...More..

Sanders Implies He Will Not Give Email List to DNC
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Sanders Implies He Will Not Give Email List to DNC

Donald Trump to skip White House Correspondents' Association dinner . But most importantly, the chair needs to make sure Democrats win, which they haven't really been doing for years in Congress or at the sta...More..

Clarity needed here, there on Trump's Mexico strategy
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Clarity needed here, there on Trump's Mexico strategy

We have expressed to (both) secretaries Tillerson and Kelly, first of all, our concern over respect for the rights of Mexicans living in the United States, in particular, human rights. The statements by Videgar...More..

Hundreds rally in Hackensack against ACA repeal
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Hundreds rally in Hackensack against ACA repeal

Yesterday, Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said she will not vote to repeal the Medicaid expansion in Obamacare as long as her state lawmakers continue to support it - which they do . Thousands are ...More..

Dozens of gravestones toppled at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Dozens of gravestones toppled at Philadelphia Jewish cemetery

Carmel Cemetery was made this morning by a man visiting his father's grave. Philadelphia police were called to Mount Carmel Cemetery, founded in 1881, where as many as 100 gravesites were damaged, the Phila...More..

GOP governors outline health care plan, Medicaid changes
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

GOP governors outline health care plan, Medicaid changes

Republicans plan to fund their replacement by limiting tax breaks on generous health plans people receive from their employers, according to Politico . And it calls for shifting payments for expanded coverage...More..

Details emerge of Republicans' plans to replace Obamacare
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Details emerge of Republicans' plans to replace Obamacare

The latest from Republicans on an alternative to the ACA indicates a strong focus on insurance plans with a health savings account - which has become increasingly more common among US employers. They claim t...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

The curved corners on the LG G6 are not just cosmetic

The phone is also equipped with a 32-bit Hi-Fi Quad DAC chip for better audio quality, be it from the speakers or headphones. The phone doesn't feature stereo loudspeakers, though, killing some expectations f...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Farah coach used prohibited drug infusions, says newspaper

L-carnitine is not a banned substance but infusions of more than 50ml in the space of six hours are prohibited. Sir Mo Farah insists he is "a clean athlete who has never broken the rules" after fresh allegati...More..

Fix, don't repeal, Obamacare
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Fix, don't repeal, Obamacare

The topic was scheduled for just one short panel Thursday afternoon. With fewer people looking to buy coverage for themselves, the CBO said that some insurance companies would choose to exit certain marketp...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Support for Obamacare Reaches Record, Putting Repeal-Minded Lawmakers In a Bind

It has extended health care coverage to millions of Americans since its passage. Hospitals agreed to give up that system with the advent of the ACA, and most of the cost savings of the act have derived from t...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

For 3rd Time In A Month, California JCC Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Officials said the threat was called in about 9:15 a.m. Fischman said a receptionist received the threat from someone using an altered voice and passed it along to other staff, who began the evacuation immediat...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Washington's Kelsey Plum sets all-time career scoring record with 57-point game

The expectation was Plum would likely break the record next week during the Pac-12 tournament. Plum finished with 57 points, which moved her past Jackie Stiles's 3,393 on the NCAA career leaderboards. She did...More..

8-year-old girl fatally shot after Houston vehicle crash
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

8-year-old girl fatally shot after Houston vehicle crash

Saturday when their Honda Accord hit a southbound Pontiac, according to investigators. After the crash, the drivers of the two speeding cars exited their vehicles and began firing shots. Police said they are ...More..

Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez Will Lead the Democratic Party
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Former Labor Secretary Tom Perez Will Lead the Democratic Party

She said Buttigieg could bring the "fresh start" the Democratic Party needs. That was smart. He wasn't likely to come close to either Perez or Ellison, and that might have slowed the momentum and buzz he clearl...More..

Poll shows drop in Trump's approval rating in Tennessee
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Poll shows drop in Trump's approval rating in Tennessee

In every geographic area of the state, more voters said they approved of Trump than disapproved. Trump performs worst among black women, with 81 percent saying they disapprove of the job the president is doin...More..

Merkley and DeFazio rally in Eugene to support the Affordable Care Act
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Merkley and DeFazio rally in Eugene to support the Affordable Care Act

Now it has just two. "She says if something isn't done the ACA potentially could collapse the entire American health care system". The group had called for a town hall with Sen. Plans that are still in commit...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

CNN's Jake Tapper Blasts Milo Yiannopoulos for 'Justifying' Pedophilia

What seems to be missing from Maher's analysis of the fallout is the widespread damage done by Yiannopoulos' interview on his program ― especially when it comes to public perceptions of trans people. As you can...More..

Area schools close as winter storm thumps region
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Area schools close as winter storm thumps region

The latest National Weather Service report estimates snow accumulations in the area of 3-6 inches of snow. St. Mary's University and Winona State University and Minnesota State University, Mankato, also calle...More..

Foreign minister: Mexico 'will not accept' unilateral United States immigration proposals
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Foreign minister: Mexico 'will not accept' unilateral United States immigration proposals

In addition to meetings with President Nieto, Mr Tillerson and Mr Kelly are scheduled to meet Mexico's ministers for finance, foreign affairs, national defense and the interior - a reflection of the broad polic...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Severe thunderstorm watch issued across NJ

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Columbia, Dutchess, Putnam, Rockland and Ulster counties. Hail the size of golf balls has been reported from a severe thunderstorm ...More..

Runner Caught Cutting Course At Ft. Lauderdale Half Marathon
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Runner Caught Cutting Course At Ft. Lauderdale Half Marathon

Seo eventually came clean, posting on Instagram that she had biked the course in order to get realistic Global Positioning System data to cover her tracks. 'They did not approach her. Seo has since deleted her ...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

What is VX, the chemical weapon that killed Kim Jong Un's half-brother?

Authorities meant to decontaminate the airport, along with other locations visited by suspects, amid concern VX could have evaporated into the air. "If the amount of the chemical brought in was small, it wo...More..

Pregnant woman among 7 fatally shot in one day
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Pregnant woman among 7 fatally shot in one day

He whacked it again on Twitter Thursday evening, mentioning some people who were killed in Chicago the day before. Trump's post is only the latest sign that he remains fixated with violence in Chicago. "We ha...More..

Apple opposes Trump's decision to rescind bathroom protections for transgender students
by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Apple opposes Trump's decision to rescind bathroom protections for transgender students

Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday reaffirmed Chicago's commitment to protect the rights of transgender residents, following a decision by the Trump administration to rescind federal protections for transgender ...More..