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Turkish police helicopter crashes in southeast Turkish police helicopter crashes in southeast
- April 23, 2017

Victims' bodies were to be transported to their hometowns before an official funeral ceremony yesterday prior to their burial. "Any other outside factor is out of the question", he said, ruling out that the helicopter had come under attack. (more...)
Iowa AD Gary Barta details damaged relationship with Meyer Iowa AD Gary Barta details damaged relationship with Meyer
- April 23, 2017

Attorneys for Meyer said she was on pace to lead a Division I college program until she was unfairly transferred and later laid off. Meyer testified she felt she'd been "tucked away" when decisions on retaining women's coaches were made and that at times, subpar facilities kept coaches from succeeding. (more...)
Department of Revenue turns documents over to Auditor Galloway Department of Revenue turns documents over to Auditor Galloway
- April 23, 2017

The information came in less than a day after the subpoena was issued. We want to make sure that taxpayers are getting their money and if they're not getting it in 45 days that they're getting their interest that's owed to them,"said Galloway". (more...)
Caitlyn's book is all made up: Kris Jenner Caitlyn's book is all made up: Kris Jenner
- April 23, 2017

The claws are really coming out between Caitlyn Jenner and Kris Jenner . 'I've done nothing but open my home and heart to a person who doesn't give a s**t. She also talked about her famous Vanity Fair cover, the world's first introduction to Caitlyn Jenner , and how her children felt about it. "It's her own fault that she is no longer on good terms with anyone and that family and then she goes and sells them out to sell copies of her book", continued the source. (more...)
The Senate Confirmed Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court Justice The Senate Confirmed Neil Gorsuch as a Supreme Court Justice
- April 23, 2017

They then voted 55-45 to move to vote Friday on Gorsuch's confirmation, which now will require only a simple majority. Senate Republicans' refusal to consider Garland - chief judge of the U.S. Senators on both sides of the aisle lamented the trajectory they were on toward the Senate rules change, though they themselves were in position to prevent it from happening and failed to do so. (more...)
UC Berkeley Will Now Allow Ann Coulter Speech To Take Place UC Berkeley Will Now Allow Ann Coulter Speech To Take Place
- April 22, 2017

Chancellor Nicholas B. Dirks instead proposed an alternate May 2 date for the conservative author, reversing a decision from a day earlier when officials canceled the event. Coulter told The Hollywood Reporter Wednesday that she had agreed to a list of demands from the Berkeley administrators prior to her engagement. (more...)
Arkansas Vows to Pursue Executions After Court Stay Upheld Arkansas Vows to Pursue Executions After Court Stay Upheld
- April 22, 2017

He is one of two inmates scheduled for execution Thursday. The executions of Davis and Bruce Ward were supposed to be the first two, but Ward received a stay from the Arkansas Supreme Court on Monday and the state did not appeal the decision . (more...)
Macmillan backs Bill O'Reilly after Fox News sacking Macmillan backs Bill O'Reilly after Fox News sacking
- April 22, 2017

Adweek notes that The O'Reilly Factor was not only the No. 1 cable news show in the first quarter of this year, it delivered the most-watched quarter in cable news history. A poster featuring Bill O'Reilly is displayed at the News Corp. headquarters in Midtown Manhattan, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. O'Reilly's lawyers said he was the victim of an orchestrated campaign by liberal organizations like Media Matters for America, which contacted his advertisers to pressure them to leave the show. (more...)
Pats celebrate Super Bowl win at White House Pats celebrate Super Bowl win at White House
- April 22, 2017

The same personnel stood on the steps behind team players and Obama in 2015. Patriots spokesman Stacey James told The New York Times about 34 players visited the White House in 2005 and 2006 when George W. Although Brady skipped the event to attend to "family matters", several of his teammate were absent as part of a symbolic protest of the Trump administration. (more...)
Woman's Disappearance a Homicide; Dead Husband Sole Suspect Woman's Disappearance a Homicide; Dead Husband Sole Suspect
- April 22, 2017

Ringer was last seen on March 2, and according to the Commonwealth Fusion Center, it had been believed that she was headed to Easthampton. In a related development, Reidy's ex-girlfriend was arraigned Friday on obstruction of justice charges for allegedly misleading police investigating Ringer's disappearance. (more...)
"I Would Expect a Supreme Court Resignation This Summer", Top Republican Says
- April 22, 2017

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) dropped a political bombshell on Tuesday, revealing that he expects a Supreme Court resignation by this summer. If a resignation does occur, it's expected that President Donald Trump would nominate a replacement from the same list from which the newly appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch was chosen, Grassley said. (more...)
Republican Ron Estes wins tight special election for US House seat Republican Ron Estes wins tight special election for US House seat
- April 22, 2017

Nor was Rep. -elect Ron Estes , the state treasurer, a particularly flawed GOP candidate. It's more tactical than that: What a special election really does is test the national parties. The outcome was a major disappointment for Republicans in the traditionally red district. If Ossoff wins, or even if he forces the race into a runoff, that could manifest an even bigger drag on Trump's historically low popularity: House Republicans become more resistant to working with their president, ... (more...)
Arkansas begins 11-day 'run' of executions Arkansas begins 11-day 'run' of executions
- April 22, 2017

A spokesman for the governor, J.R. Davis, praised the Department of Correction for carrying out its responsibilities. "While other states have increasingly come to the conclusion that the capital punishment system is beyond fix, Arkansas is running in the opposite direction from progress". (more...)
Memphis lawyer tells rape trial jury women are 'good' at lying Memphis lawyer tells rape trial jury women are 'good' at lying
- April 22, 2017

A Memphis defense attorney is drawing outrage after he told a jury during a rape trial on Thursday that women can be "especially good" at lying "because they're the weaker sex". "Smart people will see it for what it is". Our cameras caught the emotions the woman who accused him of rape moments after the verdict was read. "This is not right", she cried, as tears streamed down her face, according to local reports. (more...)
#8 LSU Blown Out In First Game of Friday Doubleheader vs UK #8 LSU Blown Out In First Game of Friday Doubleheader vs UK
- April 22, 2017

Due to forecasts for wet weather on Saturday, the teams will play a second game Friday evening. Mahan, whose previous high had been three hits, was locked in all afternoon, notching two doubles and driving in three runs. Mahan doubled off the RF wall to score White, Cottam advanced to third. Tyler Marshall singles up the middle, scoring Cottam and Mahan. Bottom 5 - Luke Becker hit a pinch-hit home run onto the deck in RCF. (more...)
Ann Coulter rejects Berkeley's bid to reschedule speech
- April 22, 2017

Her visit was cancelled on Wednesday by administrators citing "active security threats", but Republican students said it was an attack on free speech . According to university officials, the protests on February 1 caused more than $100,000 in damage to the University of California at Berkeley campus, not counting more than a dozen businesses that were vandalized in the city's downtown area and Telegraph corridor. (more...)
Ossoff Wins Plurality In Georgia Special Election, Teeing Up Runoff With GOPer Ossoff Wins Plurality In Georgia Special Election, Teeing Up Runoff With GOPer
- April 22, 2017

Trump got involved in the race days ahead of the primary, recording robocalls urging voters to rebuke Ossoff at the ballot box and tweeting that the Georgia Democrat is a "super liberal". With the slogan "Make Trump Furious", Ossoff aims to galvanize opposition to a president struggling with an approval rating that has not topped 50 percent since he took office on January 20, according to Reuters/Ipsos polling. (more...)
Jon Ossoff: Hero to Zero Jon Ossoff: Hero to Zero
- April 22, 2017

The district was previously represented by Tom Price, who is now the Trump administration's Health and Human Services secretary. According to recent polling , a whopping 54 percent of Americans disapprove of the job Ryan has done as Speaker of the House. (more...)
Venezuela crisis: Teenager and woman shot dead at anti-government protests Venezuela crisis: Teenager and woman shot dead at anti-government protests
- April 22, 2017

The public prosecutor office said it is investigating both cases. The sergeant was the third person reported killed in the protests over the past day and the eighth person to die in demonstrations over the past several weeks. Demonstrators clash with the riot police during a protest against Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, in Caracas, April 20, 2017 . Tillerson says the U.S.is watching the situation closely and is working with others, particularly through the Organization of ... (more...)
Henrico Sheriff's Office: 2 inmates hurt while trying to escape jail Henrico Sheriff's Office: 2 inmates hurt while trying to escape jail
- April 22, 2017

The sheriff's office says the duo breached two fences, but were stopped at a third fence when they were seen by an operator watching the cameras. The two men have been identified as Frank Edward Wilson Arthur and Clayton Douglas Musselman. (more...)