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Local Two Indian Doctors, Woman Indicted For Female Genital Mutilation in US
Author: 0 Two Indian Doctors, Woman Indicted For Female Genital Mutilation in US

The Attars were arrested on April 21. According to the indictment handed up in US District Court, Jumana cut the genitals of two girls from Minnesota with the help of another doctor who let her use his Livonia clinic to carry out the procedure and helped coordinate the girls' trip to MI, the report said.

Local Fox News' Jesse Watters Told A Seemingly Sexist Joke About Ivanka Trump
Author: 0 Fox News' Jesse Watters Told A Seemingly Sexist Joke About Ivanka Trump

In a segment about Ivanka Trump being booed while defending her father's policies on women and families, Watters said: "It's amusing, the left says they really respect women but then when given the opportunity to respect a woman like that, they boo and hiss, so I don't really get what's going on here ..." Commenting on a footage of the first daughter being booed on stage at an event in Berlin, Watters started off with criticizing the audience: "It's amusing, the left says they really ...

Local Between The Tackles: Should Patriots Draft By Need Or Best Player Available?
Author: 0 Between The Tackles: Should Patriots Draft By Need Or Best Player Available?

No hole is bigger than filling the vacancy at left offensive tackle. But almost as important is infusing speed, finding help on special teams, bolstering the secondary and front lines and simply finding playmakers. "I sit there and look at San Francisco and say, 'Who can impact that team at two?' It could be Fournette". The Browns are a strong candidate to draft a quarterback, whether at No.

Local Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience store
Author: 0 Delaware trooper fatally shot outside convenience store

Hostage negotiators were on the scene and established contact with the man in an effort to get him to surrender peacefully, Fournier said. Delaware State Police superintendent Nathaniel McQueen said, "This is a sad day for our state and our Delaware State Police family".

Local Mnuchin says business tax rate at 15 percent in Trump tax plan
Author: 0 Mnuchin says business tax rate at 15 percent in Trump tax plan

But he said Australia's approach to the USA alliance should depend on how long Mr Trump - and those who share his protectionist approach to trade - remain in power. In general, we shouldn't want the government to adopt new laws and policies with haste. He had 100 days to get as much accomplished as possible. But Katko says it's the details of all these issues that will determine whether he supports the Trump administration down the line.

Local Homeland Security formally opening immigrant crime office
Author: 0 Homeland Security formally opening immigrant crime office

According to DHS, ICE community relations officers will serve as "local representatives" to share information with victims regarding the enforcement and removal process of illegal aliens. As Mother Jones also reported , DHS officials suggested the office would target crimes committed not just related to undocumented immigration, but anything "with an immigration nexus".

Author: 0 National monuments set for review

Trump accused the previous administration of using the act to "unilaterally put millions of acres of land and water under strict federal control" - a practice he derailed as "a massive federal land grab ". The Antiquities Act doesn't explicitly prohibit presidents from abolishing monuments, but a 1938 opinion by the U.S. attorney general concluded that presidents have no such power, according to John Leshy, a former Interior solicitor who now teaches at the University of California ...

Author: 0 Trump calls court's sanctuary ruling ridiculous

As Politico pointed out, the Ninth Circuit will be the next court that will hear the case if the Trump administration chooses to appeal the decision . However, political experts said this ruling dealt a serious blow to the Trump administration. "In Santa Clara County, like many other counties across the country, the lives of immigrants and citizens are intertwined".

Local Texas House OKs 'sanctuary city' ban with tough jail penalty
Author: 0 Texas House OKs 'sanctuary city' ban with tough jail penalty

The Texas House bill originally allowed local law enforcement officers to inquire about federal immigration status only if someone is arrested. Rep. The first months of the Trump administration have seen a sharp rise in immigration arrests by ICE, with more than double the number of arrests of non-criminal undocumented immigrants than in either 2015 or 2016 - including a domestic violence victim attempting to get a restraining order against her abuser, who may have been the one to tip off ...

Local South Dakota US senators praise Perdue as ag secretary
Author: 0 South Dakota US senators praise Perdue as ag secretary

Senate was able to work in a bipartisan fashion to confirm Governor Perdue. Although there is much to be done, we are optimistic that he is up to the task", the NFU said . As one can imagine, Secretary Perdue has been anxious to get started in his job. While his own business activities were extensive enough to hold up his nomination, Perdue is not in any way affiliated or related to either the food company or the poultry producer that also go by the Perdue name.

Local U.S. cases of anti-Semitism increased previous year
Author: 0 U.S. cases of anti-Semitism increased previous year

He said the incidents reported past year include 81 incidents of vandalism, 73 incidents of harassment and thee assaults. Anti-Semitic acts have become significantly more widespread in the United States since the beginning of previous year, almost doubling in the first quarter of 2017, according to a national report by the Anti-Defamation League (ADL).

Local Increase of speed limit to 75 planned for part of US-131
Author: 0 Increase of speed limit to 75 planned for part of US-131

About 1,500 miles of MI state highway will see a speed limit increase starting on May 1. Some 600 miles of rural highways are going up to 75 mph, 900 miles of smaller roads are going up to 65 mph, and the state is looking to see what else can get a bump.

Local Starbucks Roastery coming to Chicago's Magnificent Mile in 2019
Author: 0 Starbucks Roastery coming to Chicago's Magnificent Mile in 2019

Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz said the new location will showcase Starbucks in a new way, especially one that will bring in younger customers. Or are you sad to see Crate & Barrel go? Starbucks Reserve's Magnificent Mile location won't be Chicago's introduction to the chain's upscale offerings-the Wicker Park Starbucks (1588 N Milwaukee Ave) recently reopened as a Reserve bar and locations in West Loop and Wrigleyville are scheduled to begin brewing in the coming year.

Local Hoosier tech leaders urge Holcomb to veto solar bill
Author: 0 Hoosier tech leaders urge Holcomb to veto solar bill

The Indiana Republican announced his intention to act on some of the more controversial bills this session in a news conference as he took a victory lap for getting many of his priorities approved by the Legislature. It allows students to wear clothing or jewelry with religious symbols if similar secular apparel is allowed. Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb is telling us to try, try again.

Local Katy Perry Teases New Single with Cherry Pie Recipe
Author: 0 Katy Perry Teases New Single with Cherry Pie Recipe

It turns out, we don't need those cherry pies. In a exclusive email to those subscribed to her newsletter , Perry announced that if fans "bake me a pie, you may get a surprise". Bon Appetit will be the second single lifted off Perry's anticipated second album and Billboard reports it may be a collaboration with Ariana Grande.

Local Tennessee Lawmakers Give Final OK to Haslam's Roads Bill
Author: 0 Tennessee Lawmakers Give Final OK to Haslam's Roads Bill

Haslam and other supportive Republicans said the proposal's tax cuts would offset the gas tax increases for consumers - 6 cents per gallon over the next three years and 10 cents per gallon on diesel over the same period. The bill also cuts sales tax on groceries, corporate taxes on manufacturers and tax on earnings from stocks and bonds. Almost 1,000 road and bridge projects across all 95 counties will be delivered through a conservative, responsible and user-based approach of raising the gas ...

Local Ann Coulter Says She Will Speak at Berkeley Despite the University's Cancellation
Author: 0 Ann Coulter Says She Will Speak at Berkeley Despite the University's Cancellation

The university said an "expanded search" has uncovered a venue on campus that meets their security criteria. As the Washington Post reports , Coulter and the Republican student groups who invited her are rejecting the date change because, they say, it falls during the campus' "dead week" when classes are over and students are preparing for final exams.

Local Survivalist Researched Escaping Manhunts Before Fatal Ambush
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Prosecutors will ask the same jury that convicted Frein to send him to death row. Bryon K. Dickson II, 38, of Dunmore, and severely wounded Trooper Alex Douglass, 34, of Olyphant. Douglass' testimony was the most anticipated of a trial in which prosecutors have introduced hundreds of pieces of evidence tying Frein to the crime.

Local Funeral for Facebook shooting victim scheduled in Ohio
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Stephens was accused of fatally shooting Robert Godwin Sr in Cleveland, Ohio as the 74-year-old grandfather was walking home from dinner on Easter Sunday. "I forgive him because we are all sinners", Robby Miller, Godwin's son, said in an interview with CNN. During the chase a trooper rammed into his auto.

Author: 0 Gorsuch asks his first questions from Supreme Court bench

Supreme Court, asking so many questions that at one point he apologized for talking so much. He broke with the decade-long practice only once, in February 2016 - after the passing of Justice Scalia. "That's his complaint, page 122 of the Joint Appendix", he told Washington lawyer Shay Dvoretzky, who represented Laroe. Later, he took a similar line of questioning with another attorney.

Author: 0 Trump orders review of national monuments

If Trump is able to roll back national monument designation, it could allow the federal government to sell those lands or open them up for development, a move that would please developers and some local communities that rely on natural resources for income.

Local Active shooter in school cafeteria in Washington state
Author: 0 Active shooter in school cafeteria in Washington state

Police responded to the report of an active shooter at a middle school in Belfair , Washington, however the report turned out to be false. A student within the Clark County School District was arrested by school police Wednesday for bringing a gun to school.

Local Trump's hardball tactic on health care may backfire
Author: 0 Trump's hardball tactic on health care may backfire

If President Trump makes good on his threat to halt $10 billion in Obamacare subsidies to insurers in 2018, known as cost-sharing reduction payments, the federal government would spend a net $2.3 billion more due to anticipated premium hikes, a Kaiser Family Foundation study has found .

Local Trump seeks to limit federal role in K-12 education
Author: 0 Trump seeks to limit federal role in K-12 education

But complaints of federal overreach intensified during Barack Obama's administration as the Education Department wielded billions of dollars in stimulus funds - and promises of relief from the much-reviled No Child Left Behind law - to push states toward adopting new teacher evaluations and Common Core academic standards.

Author: 0 Arkansas Prepares for 1st Double Execution in US Since 2000

Arkansas executed Jack Harold Jones on Monday night in the first of two executions scheduled for that evening. Before Williams' execution began, a federal district court judge issued a temporary stay based on claims from Williams' lawyers that Jones' death was "torturous and inhumane".

Author: 0 Trump to Sign Measures to Review Financial Regulation

Mnuchin said the administration's tax plan would focus on a middle-class tax cut, tax simplification, and making USA businesses more competitive. White House budget director Mick Mulvaney told "Fox News Sunday" that Trump will announce only a draft plan - with proposed tax rates and no information about whether cuts would increase the debt.

Author: 0 South Korea says US missile defense system has been installed

An official from South Korea's navy said Tuesday the USS Michigan is making a routine stop to rest its crews and reload supplies. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. However, a US pre-emptive attack isn't likely, according to American officials. Military experts outside of China say Beijing's worries are exaggerated and THAAD in South Korea wouldn't meaningfully improve USA monitoring ability when Washington already watches Chinese missile launches through radar systems installed ...

Author: 0 On-Again, Off-Again Speech by Ann Coulter Is On Again

Ann Coulter launched an unusual broadside against Matt Drudge on Twitter, Thursday night, for posting "fake news" about her disputed appearance at the University of California, Berkeley . A spokesman for the university told AFP the school's College Republicans were informed late Tuesday that the event with Coulter had to be scrapped as the safety of the firebrand conservative commentator and the public could not be assured.

Local Months After Nomination, Sonny Perdue Confirmed As Ag Secretary
Author: 0 Months After Nomination, Sonny Perdue Confirmed As Ag Secretary

His main task over the coming year will be working with Congress and coordinating his department's input on the next five-year farm bill. "There is much work to do and we are eager to begin". "America's noble farming tradition stretches back to our earliest days", Trump said. Perdue, 70, is the second-to-last cabinet member to join the Trump Administration, the final vacancy being the labor secretary post.

Local Israeli teen charged with threatening Jewish centers
Author: 0 Israeli teen charged with threatening Jewish centers

Michael Ron David Kadar made 245 of the calls between January 4 and March 7, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office. Prosecutors say the man made more than 2,000 threatening calls over two years to airports, schools, Jewish institutions, police stations, and other places in multiple countries.

Local N Carolina lawmakers halfway to veto override on court size
Author: 0 N Carolina lawmakers halfway to veto override on court size

The state House voted Tuesday along party lines, 75-44, to override Cooper's veto and to enact the new format - an outcome that triggered charges from the governor's office that GOP legislators were trying to "rig" elections. McCullough had a previous eight-year stint on the Court of Appeals, but before and after that he spent a total of about six years working at the law firm co-founded by former Democratic Gov.

Author: 0 Ann Coulter vows to speak at UC Berkeley despite cancellation

UC Berkeley on Thursday invited controversial conservative Ann Coulter back to campus - a little more than 24 hours after cancelling her gig which had been set for next week. Ann Coulter is rejecting the University of California, Berkeley's request for her to change the date of a planned speaking appearance at the school to an alternate date in May.

Author: 0 Tennessee teacher planned to take abducted 15-year-old girl to Mexico

Cummins allegedly plotted their getaway from the moment he was suspected of having an improper relationship with the teen, according to a motion filed by federal prosecutors Monday supporting detention for Cummins. Quinn did not make any excuses for her brother. The mother said she can't comment about the case. She "is a little child", he said. They also asked prayers for the family of her alleged abductor, Tad Cummins, saying "they too are dealing with extreme loss and sadness".

Local New Secret Service director expected to be named
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Alles, who previously served in the Marine Corps and retired as a two-star general, will be named to the post Tuesday, sources told CNN. He became a naval aviator in the Marines, and flew more than 5,000 hours in various fighter aircraft, including the F-4, F-5, F-16, F/A-18 and A-4.

Local Arkansas executes inmate after US Supreme Court gives go-ahead
Author: 0 Arkansas executes inmate after US Supreme Court gives go-ahead

Crowds that had gathered to protest outside the governor's mansion in Little Rock prayed, chanted and held hands until Lee was pronounced dead just before midnight, and only four minutes before his death warrant had been due to expire. Lee was represented by both the Innocence Project and the ACLU. Steven Mazie of The Economist tweeted on April 20: "After #SCOTUS cleared the way, Arkansas just executed Ledell Lee, a man claiming innocence whose lawyer was drunk during his trial".

Local IL lawmakers to resume budget talks
Author: 0 IL lawmakers to resume budget talks

Bruce Rauner to veto-something his critics called him out for last week-the House voted 62 to 55 to advance HB40, which scraps an Illinois' "trigger law" that would theoretically make abortion illegal should Roe V. Wade was ever modified. State Rep. Robyn Gabel (D-Evanston), who co-sponsored the bill, told The Daily she believes all women should have access to reproductive health services regardless of income.

Author: 0 Former Trump national security adviser Flynn may have broken law, lawmakers say

Mike Flynn was sacked from his role as National Security Adviser in the Trump administration after it emerged that he had misled colleagues about contacts with the Ambassador of Russian Federation to the US. Chaffetz said "one of the remedies" in the case against Flynn would be for authorities to recover the money he was paid. Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation will be part of a public hearing May 8 before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee.

Author: 0 Arkansas Carries Out First Double Execution in Two Decades

He was pronounced dead 17-minutes after the procedure began at the Cummins unit in Grady. Williams was on death row for the 1994 kidnapping, rape and strangling death of 22-year-old Stacy Errickson, a mother of two. Including Jones and Williams, nine people have been executed in the U.S. this year, four in Texas, three in Arkansas and one each in Missouri and Virginia.

Author: 0 Arkansas carries out first double execution in USA since 2000

He then beat her 11-year-old daughter, Lacey Phillips, and left her for dead. The 46-year-old was convicted of the 1997 kidnapping, rape and murder of Stacy Errickson, 22. There was no appeal of their decision. Arkansas law permits up to 30 persons, including law enforcement officers, media members and family of victims, to witness an execution.

Local These are N.J.'s top 25 high schools, U.S
Author: 0 These are N.J.'s top 25 high schools, U.S

News & World Report, said in a statement. Jericho High School led the Island's school systems, ranked 11th in NY state and 67th nationally. Cheyenne Mountain High School in Cheyenne Mountain District 12, came in 25th place, with Pine Creek High in Academy School District 20 in 26th.

Local State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire
Author: 0 State Department promotion of Trump's Mar-a-Lago draws fire

The problem was discovered Thursday, when Campbell's was notified from their corporate office that they had received complaints from consumers about incorrect labeling. These items were reportedly shipped to several retail locations in Florida. No confirmed cases of adverse reactions associated with the consumption of the products have been reported, the USDA said.

Local 1-Year-Old Girl Abducted in Rancho Cucamonga
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Segura was believed to be driving a 2012 red Mitsubishi Galant with a California license plate of 6WEE209. It was not initially clear if there was any relationship between the suspect and victim. She was last seen wearing a baby blue shirt with gold writing, jeans and pink shoes. He has brown hair and brown eyes. Daniel Segura , who is considered to be armed and risky, was displaying a handgun in a threatening manner as he left the home in the 9500 block of Edelweiss Street, Miller said.

Local Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more
Author: 0 Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

The state has justified the pace of the scheduled executions, saying its supply of another lethal injection drug, the sedative midazolam, expires at the end of April. Drug company McKesson Medical Surgical Inc said the drug had been sold to the state for medical purposes, not capital punishment. Vecuronium bromide halts an inmate's breathing.

Author: 0 Ivanka Trump advocates for women, girls in trip to Berlin

German Chancellor Angela Merkel in her recent trip to Washington said there is bright side for future EU-U.S trade deal. She is to appear alongside Christine Lagarde, managing director of the IMF, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands , ministers from Canada and Germany and representatives from leading banks.

Local Johnson appointed SUNY chancellor
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Johnson served as undersecretary of the U.S. Department of Energy under President Barack Obama from 2009 to the end of 2010. "I look forward to collaborating with Chancellor Johnson to accelerate SUNY's positive momentum in educating and graduating more students, advancing scholarship and research and expanding community service", she added.

Author: 0 US Treasury secretary: Tax cuts won't raise budget deficit

Trump's announcement Friday that he would unveil a tax plan this week caught lawmakers by surprise, despite regular conversations among Mnuchin, Cohn and congressional leaders, said a congressional aide. The House plan also would eliminate all personal deductions except for mortgage interest and charitable contributions. One potential carve-out that's gotten some attention recently is the federal deduction for state and local tax payments.

Author: 0 Trump addresses his first 100 days in office

As President Trump approaches his 100th day in office, he has already begun to address his accomplishments and media perception at rallies and on Twitter. Trump has received highly critical media coverage since he first started his presidential campaign in 2015 and the criticism has remained constant since he was sworn in as President of the United States on January 20, 2017.

Local Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico
Author: 0 Tennessee teacher planned to take 15-year-old girl to Mexico

The government's arguments are outlined in documents filed Monday hours before the 50-year-old appears in a California court for a detention hearing. "The calls and text messages started coming in so fast", Anthony Thomas said of the day Elizabeth was found.

Local Trump's Mar-a-Lago loses State Department promotion posting
Author: 0 Trump's Mar-a-Lago loses State Department promotion posting

The post was available on Share America, a State Department program that works with USA embassies and consulates in more than 140 countries. The post, which was also featured on the website for U.S. - Mark Takano (@RepMarkTakano) April 24, 2017Yes, I am curious @StateDept . "Why are taxpayer $$ promoting the President's private country club?" A few minutes later, Sen.

Author: 0 Amid protests, New Orleans begins removal of Confederate monuments

Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) tweeted that the statues "do not represent the diversity" of New Orleans. It commemorates an 1874 attack on the city's racially integrated police force and state militia by the white supremacist "Crescent City White League".

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