What do Panera and Krispy Kreme have in common?

The transaction priced Panera at $315 per share in cash, a 30 percent premium to the 30-day average stock price prior to March 31, when news reports speculated about a possible takeover. Panera stock jumped in recent days thanks to rumors about a dea... More..

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Half-a-million petitioners demand Melania Trump move to the White House
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Half-a-million petitioners demand Melania Trump move to the White House

One Instagram user criticized Gabbana for always showing women as a wife or mother and never as someone who could be president while another wrote that he had lost another follower. While some gushed that t...More..

Judge blocks request to delay police hearing
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Judge blocks request to delay police hearing

Consent decrees were part of an effort by the Obama administration to build better relationships between police departments and their local communities. Sessions' memo could have a larger impact on cities where...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Ethics Commission expected to hear Gov. Bentley case

Before moving their deliberations behind closed doors, the five-member commission considered a motion by member Stuart Tankersley: Should the commission declare sex a "thing of value" under the state's ethics l...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

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

O'Reilly has denied the merits of all the claims against him, 21st Century Fox said in a statement. "Personally I think he shouldn't have settled", Trump said. He then defended himself by insinuating th...More..

Top Mexican official said to tip drug cartel about probe
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Top Mexican official said to tip drug cartel about probe

Beltran Leyva was indicted back in 2012 and extradited from Mexico to the USA in 2014. A Mexican state attorney general Edgar "Diablo" Veytia was arrested last week after he allegedly made hundreds of million...More..

Suspected chemical attack in Syria draws attention of worldwide community
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Suspected chemical attack in Syria draws attention of worldwide community

The attack happened in the town of Khan Sheikhun and saw dozens suffer respiratory problems and symptoms including vomiting, fainting and foaming at the mouth, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitori...More..

Trump condemns Syria attack but won't telegraph USA response
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Trump condemns Syria attack but won't telegraph USA response

The government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad denies its forces launched a chemical weapons attack. A suspected chemical attack in a town in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province killed dozens o...More..

Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

That a back-channel meeting may have occurred in the Seychelles in January before the inauguration is interesting, and perhaps even sexy in a James Bond sort of a way, but it's completely irrelevant to and inco...More..

Big hail, heavy rains pelt Deep South as storms move in
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Big hail, heavy rains pelt Deep South as storms move in

Anywhere from 12am to 6am will have a good threat for severe thunderstorms which could include damaging winds over 60 miles per hour and even some tornadoes . The storms, being chased by a cold front, were e...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Republicans still negotiating to replace Obamacare

We want our members to talk with each other about how we can improve the bill to get consensus. The Kentucky Republican was among the most vocal opponents of the now-defunct health care bill. House Speaker Pau...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Senator talks all night as Democrats fight Trump court nominee

Merkley said if confirmed, Gorsuch would serve as a "far right-wing Justice completely out of the mainstream". If that happens, Republicans will be able to change the long-standing rules to bypass the filibu...More..

Wet and windy weather will add to Augusta frustration-Nicklaus
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Wet and windy weather will add to Augusta frustration-Nicklaus

The most hard question McIlroy was to face today however was not related to the Masters but to some of the comments he made around his thoughts on the membership at Muirfield regarding their vote on admitting...More..

President Trump: Syrian Attack 'Crossed A Lot Of Lines For Me'
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

President Trump: Syrian Attack 'Crossed A Lot Of Lines For Me'

Russian Federation has the power to veto it, as it has done to block all previous resolutions that would harm Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. "When you kill innocent children, innocent babies - babies, li...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

On National Equal Pay Day, local women's groups rally

Rochester NOW, also co-hosted an Equal Pay Day Panel Discussion at the U of R on Tuesday, sponsored by the U of R's Susan B. Anthony Center, and other organizations. "The widening gap has not affected everyone ...More..

Gay rights organizations hail court ruling as 'game changer'
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Gay rights organizations hail court ruling as 'game changer'

The decision comes as President Donald Trump's administration has begun setting its own policies on LGBT rights. Three weeks ago another appellate court in Georgia came to the opposite conclusion, and the matte...More..

Federal Court Rules Civil Rights Act Protects Gay Workers
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Federal Court Rules Civil Rights Act Protects Gay Workers

In its decision to reinstate Hively's 2014 lawsuit, which was thrown out at the local level in IN, the Court of Appeals ruled that protections against sex discrimination in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act ...More..

Judge plans to block Missouri's abortion-restricting rules
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Judge plans to block Missouri's abortion-restricting rules

According to the lawsuit, Indiana's draconian abortion law prevented at least nine women from getting an abortion because they could not afford to make two trips to the clinic. Although the effort helped its ...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

More than half a million sign Melania Trump petition

The petitioners say Melania should either move to the White House or pay for her own security, United Kingdon-based newspaper Independent reported. So, it's a little hard to take him out of school. The school...More..

City to oppose Justice Department delay request
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

City to oppose Justice Department delay request

What does this mean, and why does it matter? The new directive are signs the Trump administration is planning to scale back the number of investigations into law enforcement misconduct - and revisit deals n...More..

LOS ANGELES (CNNMoney) - Kendall Jenner's new ad for Pepsi has fallen flat
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

LOS ANGELES (CNNMoney) - Kendall Jenner's new ad for Pepsi has fallen flat

A spokesman for Pepsi said: " This is a global ad that reflects people from different walks of life coming together in a spirit of harmony, and we think that's an important message to convey ". Evans was arre...More..

Pockets of tornado damage, flooding in Louisiana
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Pockets of tornado damage, flooding in Louisiana

A woman died in MS after her auto skidded into a rain-swollen creek. Greg Flynn with the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency said a tree fell Sunday night on a house in Glendora, killing a woman inside....More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Paul Ryan addresses new GOP health care plan

Conversations are quite fluid. Those discussions might end in another bill to repeal and replace Obamacare, or they could fizzle out without any proposal. But asked by TPM about the timing of potential legislat...More..

by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Air Force: Pilot safe after F-16 crashes in Maryland

Prince George's County Fire spokesman Mark Brady said on Twitter that the pilot was being evaluated at hospital and was in good condition. Officials said he was safe after ejecting from the jet and being recove...More..

Trump removes Bannon from security council
by | Thursday, April 06, 2017

Trump removes Bannon from security council

Multiple sources looked to minimize the removal. Bannon's addition to the NSC sparked criticism that it was inappropriate for the political adviser to play a role in national security matters. In the media, t...More..

Woman found wet and almost naked, claiming to be a mermaid
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Woman found wet and almost naked, claiming to be a mermaid

The young brunette was wearing only a black sports bra and had wet hair when cops found her near Millterton Road and Brighton Crest Drive in Friant around 3:15 a.m. Police think she could be between 17 and 20 y...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Eleven Madison Park tops list of world's best restaurants

Contemporary New York eatery Eleven Madison Park was crowned the world's best restaurant of 2017 at a glitzy ceremony in Melbourne on Wednesday (Apr 5), edging out last year's victor, Italy's Osteria Fra...More..

Sanders endorses Tom Perriello in Virginia governor's race
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Sanders endorses Tom Perriello in Virginia governor's race

But, the involvement of Mr. Sanders and his accompanying national profile portends an interesting few months ahead. "That's why I am so pleased today to endorse Tom Perriello for Governor of Virginia", he con...More..

NCAA gives North Carolina ultimatum on 'bathroom bill'
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

NCAA gives North Carolina ultimatum on 'bathroom bill'

The latest attempt among North Carolina lawmakers to repeal the state's "bathroom bill" fizzled out Tuesday, prompting a fresh round of finger-pointing between Republican lawmakers and the Democratic governor...More..

Nightclub gunman's widow will be sent to face charges in Florida
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Nightclub gunman's widow will be sent to face charges in Florida

Before her arrest, Salman attempted in court to change the name of her 4-year-old son, citing safety concerns because the boy's middle and last name are "Omar Mateen". citizen of Afghan descent, after a three-h...More..

Cass County search for human remains called off due to weather conditions
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Cass County search for human remains called off due to weather conditions

Police notified Kara's family that the human remains found in Cass County on Monday could be hers. He said investigators have not determined the age, sex or race of either of the remains. Yust was also a forme...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Pepsi pulls controversial Kendall Jenner protest ad after backlash

Seeing a crowd of protestors from a diverse set of backgrounds marching in the streets, Jenner ditched her wig, smeared her lipstick, and joined the cause. 4, 2017) after the brand' s latest commercial fell fla...More..

Trump steps up effort to dispute and distract on Russia
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Trump steps up effort to dispute and distract on Russia

The documents, he said, showed that members of Trump transition team may have incidentally had communications intercepted by the intelligence community. "Well, the question for the White House and for Mr. Spice...More..

by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

White House, lawmakers adrift over reviving health bill

The Freedom Caucus has drawn the most wrath from the White House for its opposition to the bill. This is similar to a letter sent by OH conservatives last week. The Trump administration and congressional Re...More..

Police searching for missing baby from Mountain View
by | Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Police searching for missing baby from Mountain View

Madilyn's mother was dragged a short distance by the auto before she broke free. The mother's adult son followed in another vehicle, but lost sight of it after Michael reportedly "brake-checked him" and caused ...More..