Colorado judge John Kane testifies in support of Neil Gorsuch

If they do, Republicans are threatening to employ the so-called " nuclear option ", which would change Senate rules so that justices can be approved by a simple majority rather than 60 votes under current rules. He would need eight to beat the filibu... More..

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Woman killed in Valley Head crash Tuesday, two others injured
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Woman killed in Valley Head crash Tuesday, two others injured

Tuesday. Her 8-year-old daughter was hit by a auto while out in the street about 30 minutes later. Thirty minutes later, Patterson's 8-year-old daughter, Libby, was struck and killed by a driver just seven ...More..

Hawaii judge who blocked travel ban target of threats
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Hawaii judge who blocked travel ban target of threats

The U.S. Marshals Service has flown in about a dozen marshals to protect him around the clock, according to the news station. The Richmond, Virginia-based 4th U.S. The countries were Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sud...More..

Driver Charged After Fatally Striking Queens Child in Stroller
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Driver Charged After Fatally Striking Queens Child in Stroller

The mother and her baby Skylar Perkins were crossing 23rd Avenue at the 94th Street intersection when a Dodge truck turning onto 23rd Avenue hit the baby's stroller, an NYPD spokesman said. "It's one of the mos...More..

Research Ratings: Marriott International, Inc. (MAR), Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY)
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Research Ratings: Marriott International, Inc. (MAR), Best Buy Co., Inc. (BBY)

Sorenson was quick to point out it's hard enough to forecast one quarter out. The company reported $0.56 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.53 by $0.03. The company's expected reve...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Gorsuch Recommits to Considering Cameras in Court

Chuck Schumer said Judge Neil Gorsuch favoured the "powerful over the weak" and failed to answer "question after question" in his confirmation hearing . "My vote will be no, and I urge my colleagues to do th...More..

Firefighters conduct burnout operation on White Creek Fire at Linville Gorge
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Firefighters conduct burnout operation on White Creek Fire at Linville Gorge

Crews say that was mostly due to burnout operations created to starve the fire of fuel if wind tried to push the fire out of the containment area. Fire manager's biggest challenge on the White Creek fire is w...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Schumer Says He'll Oppose Gorsuch Nomination, Sets Up Filibuster Showdown With GOP

My vote will be "no", and I urge my colleagues to do the same", he added. It is unclear how many, if any, Senate Democrats would support Mr Gorsuch's nomination. Wade . He said Mr Gorsuch "almost instinctiv...More..

Senate Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination, minority leader says
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Senate Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination, minority leader says

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) has suggested that Democrats would attempt to delay the Gorsuch nomination because of the FBI investigation into potential connections between the Trump campaign an...More..

GOP senator open to 'nuclear option' if Dems filibuster Gorsuch
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

GOP senator open to 'nuclear option' if Dems filibuster Gorsuch

The GOP-controlled Senate refused to consider the nomination of Judge Merrick Garland, who was named by President Barack Obama, a Democrat. Graham said he hopes Republicans do not use the nuclear option t...More..

Trump rewriting health care bill with Republicans on day of key vote
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Trump rewriting health care bill with Republicans on day of key vote

The bill could still come to a vote in coming days, but canceling Thursday's vote was a significant defeat. In that case, states will lose an estimated $4.5 billion a year that now goes to support addiction a...More..

US Women's Hockey Team may Boycott World Championships in MI
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

US Women's Hockey Team may Boycott World Championships in MI

According to NBC Sports , the women's team was scheduled to attend training camp March 22-28 in Traverse City, Mich., and play an exhibition game against Finland March 24, though the meeting has been canceled. ...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Bill sticks it to older Americans

They don't know what to expect Friday , but the CEO of San Antonio addiction center Alpha Home, Angela White, knows what she wants in that bill. Protesters gathered to oppose repealing and replacing Obamac...More..

U-shaped NYC skyscraper would be 'longest in the world'
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

U-shaped NYC skyscraper would be 'longest in the world'

The design was dreamt up by design studio Oiio to get around New York City's hard zoning laws. Ioannis Oikonomou, architect and founder of Oiio Studio , says go "long instead of tall" in Manhattan. To that e...More..

Press secretary says Patriots to be honored at White House in April
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Press secretary says Patriots to be honored at White House in April

The Patriots will be the first pro sports team to visit the White House since Trump became president. Defensive end Chris Long , who is now an unrestricted free agent, has echoed Bennett's remarks. However, ...More..

Spanier doesn't testify; his child endangerment case goes to the jury
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Spanier doesn't testify; his child endangerment case goes to the jury

Deputy Attorney General Laura Ditka closed for the prosecution, frequently reminding the jurors of a line by Spanier in an email chain between himself, Curley and Shultz. Spanier wrote to Mr. Curley and Mr. Sch...More..

Multiple Agencies Fighting Fire Near Bryceville, Florida
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Multiple Agencies Fighting Fire Near Bryceville, Florida

A Florida man burning books in his yard caused a 700-acre brush fire which destroyed two buildings, damaged six homes and almost 20 sheds and barns, officials said Thursday. "What happened next was we had 40 ...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Sen. Casey says he won't vote for Gorsuch

Senate Democrats are in a 48-52 minority but can insist that Mr Gorsuch wins 60 votes, a so-called filibuster. Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil M. Today, White House press secretary Sean Spicer called on S...More..

Unanimous Supreme Court Rejects Gorsuch Standard in Disability Rights Case
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Unanimous Supreme Court Rejects Gorsuch Standard in Disability Rights Case

NPR reports that , as a federal judge on the 10th Circuit, he "repeatedly ruled the other way on similar cases ". Today's Supreme Court ruling sided with the parents and overturned a lower court ruling in ...More..

GSA: Trump's Presidency Does Not Violate His DC Hotel Lease
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

GSA: Trump's Presidency Does Not Violate His DC Hotel Lease

But in a letter sent to the Donald Trump Jr., on Thursday, the GSA said the president won't get any profits from the hotel while he is in office because of financial trusts and legal arrangements. The presi...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Top Senate Democrat to Oppose Trump Supreme Court Nomination

His opposition could force Republicans, who control 52 seats in the Senate, to either round up eight Democratic votes or change the rules - the "nuclear option" - to eliminate the 60-vote requirement for co...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Why a Conservative PA Rep Changed His Vote to 'Yes' on AHCA

Barletta said he met with President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan Tuesday night. "I am concerned that the bill lacks sufficient safeguards for verifying whether or not an individual applying for health ca...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Trucker: 'Surreal' to be topic of Supreme Court nomination

Durbin said the nominee had gone beyond the standards of his own appeals court by adding the word "merely" in his 2008 opinion approving the " de minimis " - or minimum - standard for special needs educatio...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Budget analysis finds latest health care bill would still leave millions uninsured

Keep in mind, this CBO analysis is only for the changes that were submitted by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan earlier this week. "They're not telling you they have the votes because they don't have the votes"...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

US Army veteran kills black man

He found one, followed him, but got "spooked". Jackson was arrested on suspicion of murder yesterday. Timothy Caughman , an Army veteran, was pretty proud of himself on Election Day, getting up early to st...More..

Utah Drops DUI Limit To .05, Lowest In Nation
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Utah Drops DUI Limit To .05, Lowest In Nation

The proposal is seen by some netizens as a way to punish and discourage drinking altogether. Herbert hasn't said when he'll sign the law, which in its current form takes effect at the end of 2018. The Republica...More..

Deaths of twin infant girls at same time a mystery
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Deaths of twin infant girls at same time a mystery

Wednesday, saying her twins were not breathing. An investigation is underway in the deaths of twin babies initially found unresponsive in a New Jersey apartment. "She was screaming, like she was crying really...More..

Puerto Rico Advances to WBC Championship on Walk-Off Sac Fly
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Puerto Rico Advances to WBC Championship on Walk-Off Sac Fly

What began as a joke among team members playing in California has spread across the island in a trend that spiked Tuesday just hours after Puerto Rico beat the Netherlands in 11 innings to reach the champions...More..

With New CBO Score and Floor Vote Looming, Narrow Plurality Favors TrumpCare
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

With New CBO Score and Floor Vote Looming, Narrow Plurality Favors TrumpCare

Earlier in the day, President Donald Trump met with the Freedom Caucus, the most conservative faction of House Republicans, which has vowed to sink the bill in a House vote if it is not changed, and with the Tu...More..

by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Koch network spending millions to stop USA health care bill

The entitlement program predominantly helps the poor and now has an open-ended funding stream. "Republican leaders know just as well as Democrats do that measures to take away these critically important prote...More..

Schumer Says He Will Vote 'No' on Gorsuch Nomination, Suggests Dem Filibuster
by | Friday, March 24, 2017

Schumer Says He Will Vote 'No' on Gorsuch Nomination, Suggests Dem Filibuster

President Barack Obama nominated Garland to the Supreme Court past year, but Republicans refused to give him a hearing. Speaking on the Senate floor Thursday morning, Schumer said Gorsuch - who is three d...More..

AL job seekers, unemployment recipients targeted in data hack
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

AL job seekers, unemployment recipients targeted in data hack

The company says, as far officials are aware of, this is the first time they have been hacked. Upon discovery of this activity, AJLA-TS immediately intervened and deployed its technical team to assess and stop ...More..

Voucher bill fails to move forward in state Senate
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Voucher bill fails to move forward in state Senate

An Indiana bill to prevent schools from discriminating against a student or that student's parent for religious expression has advanced in the Indiana House. The bill's author, Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, said...More..

Gorsuch Says Roe v. Wade Is Precedent
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Gorsuch Says Roe v. Wade Is Precedent

The nominee would only say it was a court precedent that had been reaffirmed many times. The 49-year-old Denver appeals court judge kept a smile on his face most of the day, although he seemed to show flash...More..

Senate Democrats' Incoherence on Gorsuch and Executive Power
by | Thursday, March 23, 2017

Senate Democrats' Incoherence on Gorsuch and Executive Power

So Schumer and some of his colleagues, including Senator Elizabeth Warren, are now vowing to block Gorsuch , in the wake of the FBI's Monday confirmation that the Trump campaign is under investigation for po...More..