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Rain postpones NASCAR race in Bristol, Tennessee, to Monday Rain postpones NASCAR race in Bristol, Tennessee, to Monday
- April 24, 2017

This weekend at Bristol has been havoc due to the weather. BRISTOL, Tenn. - A steady rain Sunday forced postponement of the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway until Monday. The.533-mile track does have lights, but the forecast calls for a 90 percent chance of rain through the afternoon and a 100 percent chance Sunday night. (more...)
North Korea threatens to raze U.S. military bases in South Korea North Korea threatens to raze U.S. military bases in South Korea
- April 24, 2017

Instead North Korean leader Kim Jong Un presided over a military parade to celebrate the April 15 birthday of his country's founding leader the late Kim Il Sung, the country's most important holiday known as the Day of the Sun . With the kind of fanfare that only a totalitarian state can muster, North Korea at the weekend flaunted missiles that can theoretically reach the United States as it tried to demonstrate that its military reach is fast expanding. (more...)
Bernie Sanders on Jon Ossoff: It's 'imperative' he be elected Bernie Sanders on Jon Ossoff: It's 'imperative' he be elected
- April 24, 2017

Sanders addressed numerous same platforms, rattling through a slew of topics that formed the basis of his presidential campaign: supporting climate change research, protecting the environment, reducing student debt, raising the minimum wage, eliminating tax breaks for the wealthy and championing women's reproductive rights. (more...)
Arkansas Executions: What's Next for the Inmates Who Were Scheduled to Die Arkansas Executions: What's Next for the Inmates Who Were Scheduled to Die
- April 24, 2017

Davis had been in a holding cell at the Cummins Unit in Lincoln County. A federal judge' ruled on 15 April ruling stopped the state from executing six of the inmates with a preliminary injunction handed down in response to a lawsuit filed by the inmates, who claimed the executions were unconstitutional due to their rapid pace and also the ineffectiveness of the anaesthetic Midazolam. (more...)
Gorsuch To Hear Missouri Religious Liberty Case
- April 24, 2017

Gorsuch's aversion to it worries some Western legal experts, who fear that the nation's highest court will no longer permit federal agencies to create safeguards for the West's lands, waters, air and wildlife that are not explicitly required by Congress. (more...)
Cases, but also cafeteria duty, await Gorsuch at high court Cases, but also cafeteria duty, await Gorsuch at high court
- April 24, 2017

It will be administered by Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom Gorsuch clerked as a young lawyer. Trump - then the presumptive Republican presidential nominee - released a potential list of conservative jurists he would pick in May, should he be elected president. (more...)
NASCAR race at Bristol postponed for Monday NASCAR race at Bristol postponed for Monday
- April 24, 2017

The race is now scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on April 23, and it appears FOX will still televise it instead of kicking it to Fox Sports 1. Both races at Pocono Raceway past year also were delayed from Sunday to Monday. Five-time Bristol victor Kurt Busch called the rain "a blessing in disguise". "We will see if people take two or four or whatever, but it kind of just depends on what position you are in at that point if you are going to take two or four [tires]". (more...)
Jeff Sessions Faces Backlash on Social Media for Controversial Hawaii Remark
- April 24, 2017

Last month, Judge Watson issued a nationwide injunction blocking President Trump's travel ban, ruling that the plaintiffs - the State of Hawaii and Ismail Elshikh, the imam of the Muslim Association of Hawaii - had reasonable grounds to challenge the order as religious discrimination. (more...)
What we know about former Tenn. teacher's relationship with student What we know about former Tenn. teacher's relationship with student
- April 24, 2017

Tad Cummins was arrested after more than a month on the run with 15-year-old Elizabeth Thomas, who was found safe with Cummins in a cabin in Cecilville, Calif. The Associated Press is not naming the girl or her family members because she is an alleged victim of a sex crime. After the capture, Cummins was charged with one federal count of transportations of a minor across state lines for the objective of criminal sexual intercourse, said Jack Smith, acting USA attorney for Middle District ... (more...)
Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion Trump warns Democrats Obamacare will die without cash infusion
- April 24, 2017

Ryan reportedly ended the conference call encouraging members to keep up the discussion on ideas, but did not field questions on the call. Trump is pressing Republicans to include money in the bill to build his infamous border wall, and Democrats (and some Republicans) have said they'll vote against any such proposal. (more...)
Ivanka Trump 'won China trademarks as she dined with President Xi Jinping' Ivanka Trump 'won China trademarks as she dined with President Xi Jinping'
- April 24, 2017

The trademarks were granted on April 6, the same day that she met Mr Xi at a summit at her father's Mar-a-Lago resort. On the Chinese Internet, the clip was able to generate more than two million views, as well as overflowing praise from local media. (more...)
Trump likely to loom in 6th district runoff Trump likely to loom in 6th district runoff
- April 24, 2017

Simas says members of Congress from districts like Culberson's have some work to do, even if it's too early for them to be anxious. "This is on top of. In fact, Trump arguably gave Ossoff his opening in the first place. Cuomo noted. "You have college educated whites that didn't vote for Trump as emphatically". (more...)
3 critically injured in wrong-way Nashua crash 3 critically injured in wrong-way Nashua crash
- April 24, 2017

Police said upon arrival, authorities discovered all three victims trapped in their vehicles. Fire officials also extricated the operator and the passenger of the vehicle struck by Osorio Marin from their auto and immediately called for a medical helicopter. (more...)
Rain postpones NASCAR Cup race at Bristol Rain postpones NASCAR Cup race at Bristol
- April 24, 2017

Rain has forced the postponement of the NASCAR Cup race from Sunday afternoon to Monday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Rain has plagued the track since Friday and caused a delay in Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series race. "I'm going to be the first one to fight and to wait it out, and we demonstrated that over the years - we had some late nights here", BMS general manager Jerry Caldwell said. (more...)
Heavy Rain Threat, National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch Heavy Rain Threat, National Weather Service Issues Flash Flood Watch
- April 24, 2017

Major flooding in September 2013 resulted from over eight inches of rain that fell over a large area from northern Jefferson County to the Wyoming border. A flash flood warning, which means flash flooding has been reported or is imminent. A flash flood watch means that conditions might develop that lead to flash flooding. (more...)
No permit, no problem: Texas House committee pushes new gun laws
- April 24, 2017

The latest version of House Bill 1430 combines its contents with Senate Bill 506, which creates more extensive suicide training requirements than the original House bill did. She said without the amendment, the bill doesn't address people who actually need the break. King said HB 375 is "still alive", but remains pending. (more...)
Spaulding Team Runs Boston Marathon for Patients Spaulding Team Runs Boston Marathon for Patients
- April 24, 2017

Switzer said the transformation of her experience of the marathon mimicked the social revolution that had taken place in women's running and women's sport in general. There are dozens of " 261 Fearless " running clubs around the world in honor of Switzer's achievements. The club started putting on events, and eventually she got sponsored. (more...)
Predators mascot trolls National Hockey League writers who picked the Blackhawks to win Predators mascot trolls National Hockey League writers who picked the Blackhawks to win
- April 24, 2017

This semifinal ensures one Central Division team will be playing for a spot in the Stanley Cup Finals, just not the teams expected in the first postseason series between these franchises. "I thought they executed really well". "I've been feeling pretty good", said Wilson, who had 35 points (12 goals, 23 assists) in 70 regular-season games. (more...)
Vines leads Lexington to 4-0 win over Columbia Vines leads Lexington to 4-0 win over Columbia
- April 24, 2017

Tim Tebow extended the rally with his second hit of the game - second multi-hit game of the season. Columbia pitchers haven't allowed more than three runs in a game in five straight. Columbia (10-6) added one more insurance run in the eighth. Max Kuhns and Joe Zanghi went a combined four scoreless innings and had five strikeouts. Merandy Gonzalez was almost unhittable over seven innings. (more...)
Hawaii jobless rate lowest in almost a decade Hawaii jobless rate lowest in almost a decade
- April 24, 2017

The Texas unemployment rate rose slightly to 5 percent in March, with Lubbock's rate jumping by 3 points to 4 percent, the Texas Workforce Commission reported Friday. Vallejo had a jobless rate of 7.1 percent, down from 7.3, followed by Fairfield at 4.7 percent, down from 4.8, then Suisun City at 4.5 percent, down from 4.7. (more...)