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Ann Coulter's Berkeley Speech: Lawyers Blast College for Rescheduling During Finals Ann Coulter's Berkeley Speech: Lawyers Blast College for Rescheduling During Finals
- April 24, 2017

In February, the university was forced to cancel Milo Yiannopoulous' speech after about 150 masked protesters threw Molotov cocktails at police, sparking fires, along with fireworks and rocks, reported CNN . U.S. President Donald Trump, who had taken office just days earlier, threatened to cut off funding to the school after the violence surrounding Yiannopoulos' planned lecture and U.C. (more...)
Pa. unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in March Pa. unemployment rate declines to 4.8 percent in March
- April 24, 2017

Major cities with the highest unemployment rates are: Selma and Prichard at 9.5 percent, Bessemer at 7.4 percent and Anniston at 6.8 percent. Overall, the state unemployment rate was a seasonally adjusted 4.8 percent in March, down 0.2 of a percentage point from February and down 0.1 of a percentage point from a year ago. (more...)
Schumer speaks with Trump, says they'll work together on Canada's dairy policy Schumer speaks with Trump, says they'll work together on Canada's dairy policy
- April 24, 2017

He also suggested bringing House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and other lawmakers into the discussion. Trump said on Thursday "what they've done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace". He also criticized recent pricing changes for dairy ingredients in Canada for making USA imports less competitive and costing Americans revenue and jobs. (more...)
China Defends Its Handling of the Ivanka Trump Brand's Trademark Application China Defends Its Handling of the Ivanka Trump Brand's Trademark Application
- April 24, 2017

But her fame and fandom has meant that hundreds of copycat Chinese companies have tried to cash in on her brand. As NBC reported earlier this month, 53 of 56 shipments of Ivanka Trump-branded products imported to the United States since her father was elected president came from China. (more...)
Game 4 Preview: Celtics at Bulls Game 4 Preview: Celtics at Bulls
- April 24, 2017

Avery Bradley is the third double-digit scorer and Jae Crowder is grabbing 5.7 rebounds. In fact, he had more free throw attempts in the first quarter (8) than the entire Celtics team (7). The game tips off at 6:30 PM EST in United Center, Chicago and can be watched online on FuboTV . Canaan, signed in the offseason to add some outside shooting, had only appeared in two games since April. (more...)
Ann Coulter Still Plans to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Safety Concerns Ann Coulter Still Plans to Speak at UC Berkeley Despite Safety Concerns
- April 24, 2017

UC-Berkeley has a reputation of being a very progressive campus. Ann Coulter's far-right political leanings are a subject of frequent and heated debates. Coulter had been scheduled to speak on the demonstration-weary campus on April 27, but Berkeley officials refused permission, citing safety concerns. (more...)
Dormady makes his case in Vols' QB competition Dormady makes his case in Vols' QB competition
- April 24, 2017

The Texas native was a flawless 10-for-10 for 120 yards and two scores as the White team beat the Orange team 44-29 at Neyland Stadium. Each targeted stationary and mobile targets, including simulating last season's Hail Mary throw from Dobbs to Jennings that beat Georgia on the last play of the game. (more...)
Family, friends mark 22nd anniversary of deadly Oklahoma City bombing
- April 24, 2017

Anti-government militant Timothy McVeigh was executed for his role in the bombing. 168 people died, and thousands of lives were changed forever. His co-conspirator, Terry Nichols, was tried by the state, and sentenced to 161 life sentences without parole - an all-time record. (more...)
Dixon qualifies fourth in Alabama Dixon qualifies fourth in Alabama
- April 24, 2017

Newgarden was overshadowed by his teammates coming into the race that is only three hours from his hometown of Hendersonville, Tennessee. His work was far from done with Dixon a near-annual contender on the road course. Zach Veach finished 19th for Ed Carpenter Racing in his IndyCar debut, subbing for an injured JR Hildebrand . Power's 46th career pole - fifth all time - was the seventh for Team Penske in eight events at Barber Motorsports Park. (more...)
Dad of abducted Tenn. teen thinks she was brainwashed Dad of abducted Tenn. teen thinks she was brainwashed
- April 24, 2017

High school teacher Tad Cummins, 50, fled from Culleoka, Tennessee with Elizabeth Thomas , 15, on March 13 , reports WITI. Elizabeth Thomas' family attorney: "What a great day to be an American". "He's like, 'This is my last $10". Barry said he put gas in Cummins' vehicle and gave him $40 and directions to a commune in the mountains. He also said Cummins did all the talking and said they had been at the Black Bear Ranch commune, but left because they didn't like it. (more...)
How the new 'Trumpcare' proposal could affect consumers How the new 'Trumpcare' proposal could affect consumers
- April 24, 2017

That goes double after the collapse of their health-care plan last month. Any deal would have to play the tricky game of winning over both conservatives and moderates in the Republican Party to surpass the 50 percent threshold of 216 votes in the House of Representatives, seeing that Democrats will nearly certainly unite against the plan. (more...)
Facebook CEO vows to help prevent repeat of Cleveland murder posting Facebook CEO vows to help prevent repeat of Cleveland murder posting
- April 24, 2017

Pennsylvania State Police say the suspect in a recorded Cleveland slaying that was shared on Facebook fatally shot himself in the head as his vehicle spun out of control. The troopers attempted a PIT maneuver to disable Stephens' vehicle, a white Ford Fusion. This story has been corrected to show that Mayor Frank Jackson, not Police Chief Calvin Williams, urged Stephens to turn himself in and not to "do anymore harm to anybody". (more...)
Arsenal beat Manchester City in FA Cup second semifinal Arsenal beat Manchester City in FA Cup second semifinal
- April 24, 2017

Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side lately ended their poor run of form using a win over Middlesbrough, however they happen to be woeful in the rear of late against a Manchester City side filled with goals as well as a persistent attacking menace. (more...)
American Airlines employee allegedly hits woman with stroller American Airlines employee allegedly hits woman with stroller
- April 24, 2017

The woman was left in tears, and according to multiple witnesses was not apologized to. The video shows a woman with a baby standing next to two American Airline employees. A short time later, a flight attendant approached the woman and told her she can not have the stroller on the plane. Tom Watson, who provided Tribune Media proof he was on the flight, said he was sitting in the first row behind first class. (more...)
How to watch Game 4 of Cavs-Pacers How to watch Game 4 of Cavs-Pacers
- April 24, 2017

They could have used some production from Paul George, who went scoreless in the third quarter. "They were awesome. They had us going insane on the bench", added Irving. Cleveland regained the lead twice during a 15-5 fourth-quarter run and closed it out with a 12-5 spurt. The Pacers now face a monumental offseason as a franchise, and Pacers coach Nate McMillan hinted at that in his pregame comments. (more...)
Outage sent San Franciscans outside to play Outage sent San Franciscans outside to play
- April 24, 2017

West Coast city was "equipment failure". Pacific Gas & Electric also said Friday that power had been restored to all but 3,000 of the nearly 90,000 customers hit by the outage. Firefighters said on Twitter that they received more than 100 calls, 20 of them related to people trapped in elevators. No traffic collisions were reported, either, and officials thanked motorists for driving so cautiously during the blackout. (more...)
Missing Teen Found Across the Country With Teacher a Month After Disappearing Missing Teen Found Across the Country With Teacher a Month After Disappearing
- April 24, 2017

Cummins was arrested and taken into federal custody to face a charge of transportation of a minor across state lines for sexual intercourse. But the search for answers is far from over. "The family asks for privacy as this journey begins". Then, when he looked at the auto, he noticed it didn't have a license plate. Cummins said their names were John and Joanna and that the teen was 24, Barry told ABC News today. (more...)
5 killed in Queens Village house fire 5 killed in Queens Village house fire
- April 24, 2017

Officials said five people have died. A sixth person was in the home but survived by tumbling out of a window on the second floor. All of the victims lived in the home, but the relationship between the others was not immediately clear. Officials say no one was home at the time. A man was seen being led away in handcuffs but it was not clear if he was involved, according to WPIX . (more...)
Louisville starter Mariya Moore will transfer from program
- April 24, 2017

The school gave Moore her full release. Women's basketball's Mariya Moore has made a decision to leave the University of Louisville at the semester's end. (more...)
UC Berkeley Reinvites Ann Coulter To Speak On Campus UC Berkeley Reinvites Ann Coulter To Speak On Campus
- April 24, 2017

In that context, Ms. Coulter's announcement that she intends to come to this campus on April 27 without regard for the fact that we don't have a protectable venue available on that date is of grave concern. This has damaged my reputation for them to be acting like I'm David Duke out there. Good on Ann! Earlier the UC-Berkeley administration canceled a planned February 1 speech by conservative activist Milo Yiannopoulos after a violent campus riot by leftists that local police seemed to do ... (more...)