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ACLU: Coulter cancellation threatens free speech ACLU: Coulter cancellation threatens free speech
- April 30, 2017

Ann Coulter's speech at the University of California at Berkeley was canceled. Coulter said she could not make it then and accused the school of trying to limit her audience by choosing a date that fell in a study week ahead of final exams. (more...)
Pa. ambush killer gets death penalty Pa. ambush killer gets death penalty
- April 30, 2017

Bryon Dickson and for Trooper Alex Douglass, it was the final chapter of a two and a half year saga. Frein also shot and wounded another State Trooper in that same incident. Last week, the jury found Frein guilty on all charges. The Freins testified about failing their son, whom they described as a loner who struggled in school and did not learn to read until sixth grade. (more...)
US confirms North Korea missile launch US confirms North Korea missile launch
- April 30, 2017

It could develop the capability to target the USA mainland by the end of President Donald Trump's first term. However, it's not the first launch this year from North Korea, which has conducted several such tests despite being barred from doing so by United Nations regulations. (more...)
Alt-right group to rally after cancellation of Coulter talk Alt-right group to rally after cancellation of Coulter talk
- April 30, 2017

Police erected barricades and dispatched officers in riot gear on motorcycles as far-right supporters rallied today to denounce what they called an attempt to silence their conservative views after Ann Coulter said she was forced to cancel a speaking event at the University of California, Berkeley. (more...)
Trump assures constructing the wall against Mexico border Trump assures constructing the wall against Mexico border
- April 30, 2017

To amass the 60 votes needed there to pass the budget, Republicans will have to bring Democratic lawmakers onto their side. If this happens, it could mean another federal government shutdown, as it means a confrontation with his own party members and the Democrats. (more...)
Pence says US will work with Japan for North Korea resolution Pence says US will work with Japan for North Korea resolution
- April 30, 2017

Trump is clearly on the mind of the North Korean leadership. A foreign policy advisor on the Asia trip with Pence said that the missile launched by North Korea exploded just 4-5 seconds after it was launched. McMaster said in an interview that the goal of the United States is to handle the situation in North Korea peacefully, without ever having to utilize our military. (more...)
Colts emphasize defense on final day of the NFL Draft Colts emphasize defense on final day of the NFL Draft
- April 30, 2017

The first offensive player to be selected by the Colts on Saturday was reveal by an orangutan. The NFL Network analyst threatened to leave the set after an orangutan was employed to select Grover Stewart for the Indianapolis Colts . Zach Banner had to wait until Day 3 to hear his name called, but when it came it was the Indianapolis Colts making the pick. "Enough. Enough. I mean, is this good TV?" A graduate of Albany State, Stewart was the 144th pick in the draft by the Colts. (more...)
Some fire crews to be cleared from southern Arizona wildfire Some fire crews to be cleared from southern Arizona wildfire
- April 30, 2017

The fire burned a path across the Santa Rita Mountains and is now most active dozens of miles to the east. The highway was closed Monday, but the state Department of Transportation announced Thursday afternoon that it had reopened the route between I-10 to Sonoita. (more...)
New Orleans Has Begun Taking Down Its Confederate Monuments New Orleans Has Begun Taking Down Its Confederate Monuments
- April 30, 2017

New Orleans's majority black City Council voted 6-1 in 2015 to remove its Confederate monuments after a white man killed black parishioners at the historically black Emmanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in SC only a few months earlier. (more...)
Ivanka Trump's business deals with China raise questions from ethics experts Ivanka Trump's business deals with China raise questions from ethics experts
- April 30, 2017

President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump arrives for the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected President Donald Trump in front of the Capitol in Washington on January 20, 2017. All the Trump family knows is how to make and close business deals. As it is, Ivanka Trump has a conflict of interest between her company and her White House role. (more...)
Milk Deadline Quickly Approaching for Dozens of Wisconsin Farmers Milk Deadline Quickly Approaching for Dozens of Wisconsin Farmers
- April 30, 2017

Trump spoke out against Canada on Tuesday in a way he's not done before, saying Canada has been " very, very unfair " to dairy farmers and "we're going to start working on that". "We have more milk than we can process", said Howrigan. "Thanks for supporting WI dairy farmers!" While the dairy, livestock and agriculture industries are in a crisis mode - due to the lack of an available labor force to take care of the nation's animals and grow food - legislators on Capitol Hill appear not ... (more...)
Watch Hasan Minhaj's Full Speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner
- April 30, 2017

Minhaj ripped everyone from Bill O'Reilly to the 45th President ("In four hours Donald Trump will be tweeting about how badly Nicki Minaj bombed at this dinner"). After serving as commander in chief for 100 days, his achievements, as well as shortfalls, were being closely scrutinized. But no matter where he was, the spotlight was on Trump on Saturday since the day also marked a significant milestone in the career of a president. (more...)
NFL Draft: Bears select RB Tarik Cohen in 4th round NFL Draft: Bears select RB Tarik Cohen in 4th round
- April 30, 2017

Nicknamed "Human Joystick" for his incredible stop-start moves, Cohen is obviously size deficient and faced sub-par competition but ran without any fear in college and electrified on screens and perimeter runs. The diminutive and speedy 5-6, 179-pounder is the leading rusher in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference history with 5,619 yards on 868 carries. He can make defenders miss in space and use his speed to explode by them. (more...)
Clemson's Wayne Gallman New York-bound, Carlos Watkins to Houston Clemson's Wayne Gallman New York-bound, Carlos Watkins to Houston
- April 30, 2017

Leggett was taken eight picks later by the New York Jets. He will join former Tiger Charone Peake on the Jets' roster. It gave Clemson six selections within the first 150 of the draft for the first time since 1991. Cornerback Cordrea Tankersley was drafted by the Miami Dolphins in the third round. The Giants' other backs are free agent signing Shaun Draughn , a versatile back who should factor on special teams, and Orleans Darkwa. (more...)
Climate change protests to mark Donald Trump's 100 days in office Climate change protests to mark Donald Trump's 100 days in office
- April 30, 2017

Environmental Protection Agency was asked to take down the climate change page on its website , including links to science reseach, emission data and multi-agency reports related to the causes and effects of climate change. "In the context of the Trump Administration's climate change denying and a Congress controlled by the right-wing it is clear we all must both protect the gains made in recent years, even if those have been limited gains, while we articulate and demand initiatives to move ... (more...)
Police officer injured after rolling over during high speed chase Police officer injured after rolling over during high speed chase
- April 30, 2017

Sgt. Todd Royce, of the Utah Highway Patrol, told us "The suspect was taking the off ramp". A Lehi officer and a Bluffdale officer followed, and Bluffdale officer's vehicle rolled off the ramp and landed upside down on the emergency lane, Royce said. (more...)
High-skills visa applications drop ahead of Trump move to limit program High-skills visa applications drop ahead of Trump move to limit program
- April 30, 2017

Trump signed an executive order billed as "Hire American, Buy American" yesterday afternoon (18 April) at the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on (SNA) in Kenosha, Wisconsin. He signed the so-called Buy America, Hire America order on a visit to a tool factory in the U.S. state of Wisconsin. In the document, known to the White House as the "Buy American and Hire American" order, Trump also seeks changes in government procurement that would boost purchases of American products in ... (more...)
Lee drafted by Minnesota Vikings Lee drafted by Minnesota Vikings
- April 30, 2017

Lee became the third Wildcat to ever be drafted by Minnesota, joining running back Cornelius Davis (1969) and quarterback Chad May (1995). Indeed, it's perhaps Lee's success in so doing which caused the coaching staff in Manhattan to start giving more opportunities to true freshmen on defense; previously, Bill Snyder had been very reluctant to trust newcomers to have a handle on the system. (more...)
My first 100 days are 'most successful' in US history
- April 30, 2017

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media that he says is misleading Americans. For one, we're seeing the legislation conservatives have long fought for become law. Former U.S. Ambassador Chase Untermeyer, who served as personnel director in the George H.W.Bush administration, says it's hard for any new White House to fill its ranks. (more...)
American Airlines Does NOT Take A Page Out Of United's Book American Airlines Does NOT Take A Page Out Of United's Book
- April 30, 2017

American says the woman on the flight on April 21, was supposed to leave her doublewide stroller to be stored in the cargo bay, not take it into the cabin. The flight attendant at the center of the controversy has been suspended by the airline. "He stormed by me with the stroller and I said something like, "What are you doing?" A video of the aftermath of the incident showed the flight attendant arguing with passengers, including Fierro, who told the man, "Hey bud, you do that to me, and I'll ... (more...)