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USA Chicago police to saturate neighborhood where 7 killed
Author: 0 Chicago police to saturate neighborhood where 7 killed

The four were fatally shot at around 3:50 p.m. after the gunman walked up to the restaurant and fired shot. "I can't go on, my life is over", Dana said. "She only said one at first but when I got here they said they found the other", Georgia Jackson said. "I'm "bout to ... kill myself", their mother told the Chicago Tribune as she wept, still wearing a red apron from her job at the restaurant as her sons" bodies lay nearby.

USA White House says new information has emerged on Russia probe
Author: 0 White House says new information has emerged on Russia probe

Citing unnamed USA officials, the Times identified the White House officials as "Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council, and Michael Ellis , a lawyer who works on national security issues at the White House Counsel's Office".

Author: 0 Republicans give up on Obamacare repeal bill, move on to other issues

Instead they will allow Obamacare to "explode" or collapse under its own weight as they move on to other priorities. The congressman said Republicans could still regroup to pass something like tax reform, but that the odds of future successes look dimmer after Friday's disappointment.

USA White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts
Author: 0 White House eyeing $18 billion list of social program cuts

His comments come after Attorney General Jeff SessionsJeff Sessions Police union warns of Trump's sanctuary city plan THE MEMO: Frustrated Trump looks to turn it around ICE chief faces rowdy crowd at Calif. Trump's reassurances clashed with Sessions' announcement, when he said, "The Department of Justice will require jurisdictions seeking or applying for department grants to certify compliance" with federal immigration law "as a condition for receiving these awards".

USA US Census Will Continue to Exclude LGBTQ Citizens
Author: 0 US Census Will Continue to Exclude LGBTQ Citizens

They appeared to have been successful when the Census Bureau said on Tuesday it would add "sexual orientation and gender identity" as proposed subjects for 2020. A Census Bureau spokesman told The Washington Times that they had been asked by members of Congress to include the questions, and had been studying it - but determined there was no " federal need" for that information to be collected.

USA Another significant severe weather day expected on Tuesday
Author: 0 Another significant severe weather day expected on Tuesday

A tornado or two can not be ruled out. Be ready for severe weather and stay safe! A brief isolated tornado is possible as well. The storm is now moving east toward to the Mississippi River valley, spanning from Mississippi to Indiana. A severe storm brought big hail to parts of Oklahoma and Texas on Sunday. The stronger times of the storm are expected in the afternoon and early evening.

Author: 0 Las Vegas Bellagio, locked down after reports of a gunman emerge

There were also other reports of tourists hearing gunshots and that there was an "active shooter" in the area. The Bellagio is home to several high-end jewelry and watch stores, including Tiffany, Tesorini, Omega and Harry Winston. Bellagio is a casino, resort, luxury hotel and resort on the Las Vegas Strip in Paradise, Nevada. Police said three suspects fled the robbery into the nearby parking garage and tried to escape in a vehicle.

USA Obamacare repeal could cost the poor a third of their income
Author: 0 Obamacare repeal could cost the poor a third of their income

However, a Congressional Budget Office (CBO) last week showed that the Republicans' proposed American Health Care Act ( AHCA ) will leave 24 million Americans without insurance. During the rally Thursday morning, Republicans on Capitol Hill scrambled to receive the votes needed to move the healthcare overhaul to the Senate.

Author: 0 Syrian government forces beat back surprise rebel assault in Damascus

The campaign brought together a number of rival factions, including the Levant Liberation Committee, two ultraconservative factions - Ahrar al-Sham and the Islam Army - and the Free Syrian Army-affiliated Failaq al-Rahman. For rebels, the assault has shown they are still able to wage offensive action, though their situation remains very hard near Damascus and across the country as a whole.

USA Two Die In Dallas After 911 Centers Are Overwhelmed By 'Ghost Calls'
Author: 0 Two Die In Dallas After 911 Centers Are Overwhelmed By 'Ghost Calls'

Mike Rawlings, the mayor of Dallas , is promising to fix the so-called "ghost" calls that are plaguing the city's 911 center. The rogue calls clog up the lines for hours at a time. They said no other cellphone carriers seemed to be affected by the "ghost calls" issue. Taffet says as he performed CPR, his call to 911 was dropped.

USA Florida McDonald's employee saves cop, medical emergency
Author: 0 Florida McDonald's employee saves cop, medical emergency

Surveillance footage also shows Viloria pulling the off-duty officer from the SUV as it rolled forward. "I ran as fast as I could, put myself in front of the auto", he said. "In that moment, I thought I'd rather save that woman's life", he said. "He is an excellent employee, so it didn't surprise me that he took immediate action and jumped through a window to help save this woman".

USA Expected seasonal gas price hike delayed
Author: 0 Expected seasonal gas price hike delayed

Oil services company Baker Hughes tells AAA that seven oil rigs in the US went into production last week, bringing the total to 609, which is the most since October 2015. When oil prices take this kind of beating, DeHaan said, one might expect gas prices to move in lockstep. Modesto- $2.80/g, up 3.6 cents per gallon from last week's $2.77/g.

USA Residents Should Check Smoke, Carbon Dioxide Alarms Daylight Savings Time
Author: 0 Residents Should Check Smoke, Carbon Dioxide Alarms Daylight Savings Time

Like most people, Patrick doesn't want to have to worry about checking his alarm, and the one he had was very old. If alarms have removable batteries, those batteries should be replaced. Smoke and CO alarms should be installed and maintained per the manufacturer's instructions. "Just as bad is the number of fires that happen in homes where the smoke alarms are not working because of dead or missing batteries".

Author: 0 Hawaii-bound flight diverted after man gets upset over cost of blanket

Airline officials then ordered the flight diverted to Los Angeles International Airport for an "unruly passenger". The flight, which was reportedly delayed for four hours, landed in Los Angeles where the man was removed by police and Federal Bureau of Investigation agents.

USA Elderly twins die outside Rhode Island home in bitter cold
Author: 0 Elderly twins die outside Rhode Island home in bitter cold

LaCross said it appears that Williams may have fallen and then as Haley went to call for help, she fell as well. Their younger sister also lived in Barrington, but not as close as the twins lived to each other. The sister's bodies were sent to the coroner's office for an autopsy, but the authorities believe that they've died due to hypothermia. This undated photo provided by the Haley family shows Martha Williams, of East Providence, R.I., when she was about 25 years old.

USA Toddler dies after hours in hot vehicle parked outside Tampa day care
Author: 0 Toddler dies after hours in hot vehicle parked outside Tampa day care

At around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, a 21-year-old woman arrived for work in Brandon, Fla., according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office. Parents say it's a deadly mistake that the sister and family will have to live with. "We remind ourselves, we remind our family, we remind our people that pick up our kids - look back there and check". His name was Jacob and he was two years old.

USA Trump Skipping White House Correspondents' Dinner
Author: 0 Trump Skipping White House Correspondents' Dinner

Later Friday, news organizations including The New York Times , the Los Angeles Times , CNN and Politico were blocked from joining an informal , on-the-record White House press briefing. It is usually a lighthearted event that provides opportunities for presidents to poke some fun at the media who cover the administration. The annual, celebrity-studded WHCA dinner has always been criticized as a display of too-cozy relations between the media and people they are supposed to cover fairly ...

USA 24 arrested in Anaheim, Calif., after protest over police altercation with teens
Author: 0 24 arrested in Anaheim, Calif., after protest over police altercation with teens

The Los Angeles Times reports that some protesters yellied at police and threw rocks. Police arrested 24 people . Jocelyne Gutierrez, 21, and her friend Karla Zuniga, 20, made a decision to join the protest around 9 p.m. The man then starts to drag the boy over the hedge as another swings at him. A single gunshot can be heard about three seconds later. Anaheim police and LAPD internal affairs investigators are both investigating the off-duty officer.

Author: 0 Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher

And there was no sign of break-in or signs of struggle. Thursday, GBI said they'll provide an update on Tara Grinstead in a press conference in south Georgia. Grinstead's cellphone was found inside her home and her auto was in the driveway, with $100 in the console and clay on the tires. The GBI said it received many leads through the GBI tip line over the years, and each credible tip was fully investigated.

Author: 0 Texas Judge: Medicaid Dollars Will Go To Planned Parenthood

In a 42-page ruling, Sparks wrote that the state's arguments in the case were "the building blocks of a best-selling novel rather than a case concerning the interplay of federal and state authority through the Medicaid program". Texas Republican Attorney General Ken Paxton said his office would appeal. "We should never lose sight of the fact that, as long as abortion is legal in the United States, the potential for these types of horrors will continue".

USA Danica Patrick says she has gotten numerous concussions during her career
Author: 0 Danica Patrick says she has gotten numerous concussions during her career

Junior made the comments on Wednesday during Media Day for the Daytona 500 at the World Center of Racing, and it would be a crowning achievement if he were able to pull it off. But he did allow that hoisting NASCAR's season-ending trophy may just present the ultimate racing exit for the newly married 42-year-old. "The championship would definitely be the icing on the cake for my career".

Author: 0 Horses trapped in flood water in San Jose

Last weekend, overflow waters from the emergency spillway eroded much of the area below. San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo said Tuesday that officials suspect a breach in the creek caused the rapid flooding in Rock Springs. White Road. In Monterey County, people living along a section of the Carmel River were told to leave, as were those in a neighborhood of Salinas near Santa Rita Creek and a few people in rural Royal Oaks, where a mudslide encroached on a home.

Author: 0 Calif. officer killed, another wounded while responding to accident

A Whittier Police Department spokesman said the officers arrived on the scene responding to a call of a vehicle crash. The suspect had been driving a stolen auto that he crashed in the area of Colima Road and Mar Vista Street, said Los Angeles County sheriff's Lt.

Author: 0 GOP May Cap Insurance Tax Break as ACA Repeal Bill Nears

The tax credit would be based on a person's age, not their income, unlike in the Affordable Care Act, according to a PowerPoint presentation given to House members. "I don't know where the White House is". That move could cause serious concern for insurers, who say the individual mandate is crucial for getting healthy people to enroll, balancing out the cost of sicker enrollees.

Author: 0 Senate set to approve Trump's EPA pick as White House targets regulation

As attorney-general for the oil- producing state of Oklahoma, the 48-year-old Republican has filed or joined in more than a dozen law suits to block key EPA rules, siding with industry executives and those seeking to roll back regulations on pollution, clean air and clean water.

USA Southwest Plane Scrapes Another On Phoenix Tarmac
Author: 0 Southwest Plane Scrapes Another On Phoenix Tarmac

The planes clipped wings Thursday evening, but there were no injuries to people. On the other hand, the Southwest Airlines plane had just arrived in Phoenix from Oklahoma City with 174 passengers aboard. There were 163 passengers and a crew of six on board the jet. The Southwest Airlines aircraft was taxiing to its gate when it was struck by the Frontier Airlines plane.

USA Police in Boulder are looking for a missing mother and child
Author: 0 Police in Boulder are looking for a missing mother and child

Police believe some body parts belonging to Ashley Mead were put in a purple suitcase similar this these. Ashley Mead was reported missing after she didn't show up for work. La. The next morning, they say, Densmore drove about 250 miles north to Conway, Arkansas, and spent the night. Boulder and Okmulgee police are working to determine to see if the female remains found Wednesday afternoon at a Murphy USA gas station dumpster are those of Mead, Cordingly said.

USA Tiffany Trump thanks Whoopi Goldberg for defending her from fashion-week snubs
Author: 0 Tiffany Trump thanks Whoopi Goldberg for defending her from fashion-week snubs

At the Phillip Plein show this past Monday, the University of Pennsylvania grad was left sitting by herself after several editors changed their seats so they wouldn't have to sit next to her. "That's all about buying stuff", Ms. Goldberg said. But she did not like that one takes in to the daughter of the insane policy of self-tanner. According involved with the show, Trump wasn't technically invited, so her arrival - with Secret Service in tow - wasn't ideal, but Plein approved it at the ...

USA Trump nominates law dean of Florida International University for labor secretary
Author: 0 Trump nominates law dean of Florida International University for labor secretary

The Washington Post also reported that if Puzder had been confirmed, he would've been the first labor secretary since President Ronald Reagan's administration in the 1980s who didn't have prior experience in public service. CEO and Trump's Labor Secretary pick. There have been multiple protests that have pulled the double duty of boosting support for the living wage campaign, while also denouncing Puzder's nomination.

Author: 0 Toddler among 2 killed in Chicago

A second auto drove by with three people inside. Check back for more information. "They killed him. I have a bullet in my stomach!" Takiya Holmes, an 11-year-old girl who had been shot in the head by a stray bullet over the weekend while she sat in a minivan, died of her injuries on Tuesday.

USA Health officials urge vaccination after 3rd reported flu death
Author: 0 Health officials urge vaccination after 3rd reported flu death

Jennifer Dillaha, Medical Director for Immunizations at the Arkansas Department of Health, said the flu is now a widespread epidemic across the United States. An elderly Sussex County woman has died from the flu, the Delaware Division of Public Health announced Monday, marking the first flu-related death in Sussex County of the 2016-2017 season.

Author: 0 Harrison Ford Allegedly Breaks FAA Rule Landing Plane On Taxiway

Ford was recorded asking air traffic control. Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor couldn't confirm that Ford was the pilot of the single-engine Husky, but he says the pilot received and read back the proper landing instructions.

USA Trump Administration Signals Shift in Transgender Policy
Author: 0 Trump Administration Signals Shift in Transgender Policy

On Friday night, Justice Department attorneys handling a lawsuit over President Barack Obama's efforts to protect transgender individuals dropped an effort to temporarily rein in a nationwide injunction a Texas federal judge imposed past year.

Author: 0 Why Brandon Phillips makes so much sense for the Atlanta Braves

He is set to undergo shoulder surgery and is expected to miss 3-5 months as a result. Phillips joins a list of new Atlanta players that includes Bartolo Colon , R.A. In his prime, Phillips was a 30-30 threat who played plus defense at the cornerstone. On the other hand, the Reds are in rebuilding mode so letting go of Phillips was a good move for them.

Author: 0 Heavy snow hits United States northeast

Two flights arriving from Boston and NY have been canceled. All New Jersey state offices are closed for non-essential employees, Gov. Christie says. NY was due to see 10 to 14 inches (25-36 cm) of snow, with Boston braced for even more . Winds are also a key factor in the definition of blizzard conditions, and this storm may approach that classification.

USA Democrats propose new bills to repeal HB2, extend LGBT protections
Author: 0 Democrats propose new bills to repeal HB2, extend LGBT protections

The bill also prohibits local governments from passing laws that allow transgender individuals to use the restroom of their choosing. The editorial staff of The East Carolinian hopes Cooper and the NCAA will better its communication in order to keep the athletic events in North Carolina.

Author: 0 Two die as winter storm wallops northeastern United States

As many as 14 inches was forecast for NY. Travel in both New York City and Boston has been almost impossible as the storm continued its progress today. are delayed or canceled Thursday as a significant winter storm impacts the region. Many government offices also were shuttered with MA and CT ordering non-emergency workers to stay home.

Author: 0 Democratic Businessman Chris Kennedy Is Running for Governor of IL

The Chicago businessman says he's running because he thinks IL is headed in the wrong direction. Kennedy is the second Democrat in the state to announce a gubernatorial bid. Rauner has blamed Democratic House Speaker Michael Madigan for the standoff. He also served as chairman of the University of Illinois Board of Trustees from 2009 through 2015.

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