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Backed SDF says it can capture Syrian city of Raqqa

Backed SDF says it can capture Syrian city of Raqqa Do you support the use of US ground troops in Syria to fight the Islamic State? Since summer 2014, when the jihadists were at their peak just ahead of the US-led war on the group, they have lost 65 percent of the land they'd seized across much of northern Syria and large parts of Iraq . [Full Article...]

Big Ten Tournament bracket 2017: MI wins Big Ten title

MI beat Wisconsin for the second time-71-56 this time around-this season to win the conference championship. MI senior point guard Derrick Walton dominated the second half to finish with 29 points and nine assists in a Wolverines 84-77 victory over Minnesota in the Big Ten Tournament semifinals. [Full Article...]

TODAY'S FORECAST: Mostly cloudy, chance of snow showers

Monday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 32. Winds could gust as high as 23 miles per hour. Mostly sunny, with a high near 39. Sunday night will see a 20 percent chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37. MondayPartly cloudy. Colder. Highs in the upper 40s. Thursday night - Clear, with a low around 59. Sunday: A 40 percent chance of rain before 1 p.m. [Full Article...]

Nonstop flights to San Francisco added at Armstrong Airport

Nonstop flights to San Francisco added at Armstrong Airport The return connection will depart San Francisco at 8:48 a.m. and arrive in New Orleans at 3:03 p.m. The Alaska Airlines flights to the California destination will be served by Virgin American Airbus planes, which were added when Alaska Airlines acquired Virgin America. [Full Article...]

Latest bomb threat in USA empties Jewish children's museum in NY

Latest bomb threat in USA empties Jewish children's museum in NY The building will remain closed today as authorities sweep the building. "It's immoral, it's unethical and it's also illegal, and we are going to find the people who are doing these threats", Cuomo said . "We thank you for your recent efforts and ask that you inform us of the actions that your Departments plan to take to address threats against these and other religious institutions". [Full Article...]

Richmond remembers The Notorious BIG 20 years after his death

Richmond remembers The Notorious BIG 20 years after his death Today, he launched a new campaign under the hashtag #WeMissYouBIG , where he's asking fans to send him recordings of their favourite Biggie verses. Biggie was killed in a drive-by shooting on March 9, 1997, in Los Angeles. He added: "We definitely miss you ". And so, the entire evening will be dedicated to all things B.I.G. Here are 7 of the best rhymes that secure Biggie's place as one of t... [Full Article...]

Here's What a Day Without Women Would Really Look Like

Here's What a Day Without Women Would Really Look Like Oh, but you must support the cause, the Women's March organizers say . "The first actions drew straight from the 1970s playbook". A day "without shopping" doesn't mean much to women without disposable income. "I think it is important for everyone to realize that teachers are a tremendously dedicated group of people and that we do teach our children to make important decisions, and by being ... [Full Article...]

Woman in labor demanded an injection of heroin, meth

Woman in labor demanded an injection of heroin, meth The state has custody of him. Rhianna Frenette , 37, allegedly supplied Farruggia with the drugs, which police believe was methamphetamine , during the September incident, according to the report . "She said that (Farruggia) was in full blown labor and essentially mutilating herself with the needle". She and her child were admitted to a Concord hospital and remained there for a few days. [Full Article...]

Trump Meets With Democrats at White House to Talk Drug Prices

Trump Meets With Democrats at White House to Talk Drug Prices But the primary reason for Wednesday's meeting was to discuss prescription drug prices, a policy area where Cummings and the president have expressed potential common ground. The Congressional Budget Office, a nonpartisan agency that advises Congress on the impact and cost of legislation, has said that if enacted, the bill could save the government $145 billion over 10 years in prescription drug p... [Full Article...]

Here's What "A Day Without a Woman" Looks Like

First lady Melania Trump also made a rare appearance in Washington on Wednesday to host a luncheon honoring International Women's Day . Empowering women is to transform their abilities to acquire full potential of social and economic fabric of the country which afterward will enable them to grow as a successful individual ready to serve the nation shoulder to shoulder with men. [Full Article...]

Watch Day Care Worker Shove 4-Year-Old Girl Down Stairs: Cops

Watch Day Care Worker Shove 4-Year-Old Girl Down Stairs: Cops After the incident, Gable looked up at the camera realizing she had been recorded. Upper Darby police say 52-year-old Sarah Gable of Folcroft was sacked soon after the owners of Child Care of the Future saw what happened Friday. One parent who has a son at the facility said Gable was always so nice and he was shocked by what she did. We don't treat children here like that. "Why would you push a ... [Full Article...]

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Transgender Bathroom Case Involving Virginia Student

Supreme Court Declines To Hear Transgender Bathroom Case Involving Virginia Student The principal at first gave him permission to use the boys' bathroom, but the school board adopted a policy saying restrooms were "limited to the corresponding biological genders". Since the Supreme Court had already accepted the case, Brock said, the team around Gavin was hopeful that the top court would keep the case instead of "needlessly delaying it for another year or two". [Full Article...]

Georgia women's basketball eliminated from SEC tournament by SC

Georgia women's basketball eliminated from SEC tournament by SC Coates missed a win on February 23 at Texas A&M and returned last Sunday when the Gamecocks wrapped up their fourth straight SEC title by beating Kentucky. The Gamecocks rolled to a 42-16 lead at halftime and did not trail the rest of the game . The Gamecocks will face either No. 6 Mississippi State or Texas A&M on Sunday. [Full Article...]

Vice President Pence to Deliver Commencement Address at Notre Dame

For months on the campaign trail, Pence accused Clinton of being dishonest and threatening USA national security because she used an unsecured private email server while she was secretary of state. Lotter said attorneys for Pence tried to deliver boxes of emails on January 9, his last day as governor, but they returned to the law firm with them due to a "lack of clarity (about) what to do" with ... [Full Article...]

Missing Indianapolis woman found dead on sandbar, cause of death still unknown

Missing Indianapolis woman found dead on sandbar, cause of death still unknown When Columbus police arrived on the scene, after getting a call around 5 p.m. about a suspicious vehicle, they found Watts's auto empty but running with its blinkers on. According to the authorities, the woman's lifeless body was discovered approximately half a mile from the abandoned auto. Authorities indicated that Watts was dropping off pets at a relatives' house and hadn't been heard fro... [Full Article...]

Barack Obama Is Returning to Politics to Address Gerrymandering

On Monday, the Justice Department announced that it would drop a legal challenge against Texas' strict voter ID laws that required voters to furnish a government-issue photo identification to cast a ballot. At the time, Mr Holder told the New York Times that fighting Republican gerrymandering would a "primary concern" for Mr Obama after his presidency. [Full Article...]

Rand Paul goes on hunt for Obamacare bill in 'secure location'

Millions of people are going to lose not just health insurance but health care if this passes. A faction of conservative lawmakers don't like that these credits would be paid out to everyone buying coverage in the individual market. "[But] the fundamental question is how to do it in a way that's sustainable and drives down health care costs". Today the GOP planned on finally revealing their re... [Full Article...]

Rachel Dolezal changes her legal name

Nkechi, which is short for Nkechinyere, originates from the Igbo language of Nigeria - and translates to "what God has given" or "gift of God", the Mail reports . Although she's applied for over 100 jobs, no one will hire her and she's now on food stamps and may soon be homeless. Every politician, they're like, 'I'm sorry, ' and then they just move on, and everybody's like, 'Oh, they apologized a... [Full Article...]

Baltimore Police Officers Charged In Racketeering Conspiracy

Baltimore Police Officers Charged In Racketeering Conspiracy The charges came less than two months after the Justice Department and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced a consent decree mandating police reforms in Baltimore . Sessions said that the scrutiny of police might hinder their crime-fighting talents. Later FBI got involved installing electronic surveillance, including one in an officer's patrol auto. [Full Article...]

Trump Signs Executive Order Urging Dismantling Of Clean Water Rule

The rule is actually a redefinition of what constitutes the Waters of the United States under the Clean Water Act. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, who led a multistate lawsuit against the rule, once called it "the greatest blow to private property rights the modern era has seen". [Full Article...]


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