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Author: 0 Kyle Busch, Logano reveal little after closed meeting

Last week's race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway provided all the excitement expected out of a Vegas happening. No matter what the question was today after that meeting, Kyle Busch answered, "Everything is great". "The only thing I can do at this point was to plead my case and say, 'Hey, it was an honest mistake, it was hard racing at the end'". If that escalates beyond that to someone doing something intentional on the race track , we were very clear that we'll react.

U.S. Sheriff: Toddler's body found on porch of N. Carolina home
Author: 0 Sheriff: Toddler's body found on porch of N. Carolina home

Investigators think the boy, who had turned three the day before, wandered outside sometime during the night and may have died as a result of exposure to the cold. when you come to a tragic situation like this it's always heartbreaking for everybody involved including the officers that are investigating the case", Sheriff Steve Whisenant told the news station.

U.S. Brown: Curbing Meals on Wheels won't make America great again
Author: 0 Brown: Curbing Meals on Wheels won't make America great again

Meals on Wheels received 50 times the typical amount of daily donations after the White House proposed cuts to some of the program's sources of funding, a spokesperson for the group said . The Meals on Wheels program at Korean Community Services is one of a few that serve distinctly immigrant communities. If the federal funding cuts are approved, that could impact directly how many people the organization serves.

U.S. Marquette Eliminated in First Round of NCAA Tournament
Author: 0 Marquette Eliminated in First Round of NCAA Tournament

Of the 16 second-round NCAA tournament games played Saturday and today, the Duke-South Carolina matchup is the only one in which the lower-seeded team is significantly closer to the game site. Mikiah Herbert Harrigan , a 6-2 freshman forward, has seen her minutes increase, and she scored in double figures in the Gamecocks' win at Texas A&M on February 23 and their SEC tournament victory over Kentucky on March 4.

U.S. Person Jumps Bike Rack Near White House
Author: 0 Person Jumps Bike Rack Near White House

He also is asking for all video from the White House grounds that night as well as logs from the Joint Operations Center and information about "alarms" at the White House. Chaffetz's panel oversees the Secret Service . "The Committee has long-standing concerns regarding repeated security incidents at USSS protected facilities".

U.S. Fire Officials Investigating House Explosion In Rockville
Author: 0 Fire Officials Investigating House Explosion In Rockville

Crews boarded up windows blown out by the blast, which was so powerful that authorities received calls from miles away. Neighbors said the man lived alone in the brick house for decade. It is not immediately clear exactly what caused the explosion but Montgomery County Fire Chief Scott Goldstein said on NBC 4 that an initial investigation shows that it did not appear to be related to a gas or utility problem.

U.S. White House Fence Scaler On Grounds For More Than 15 Minutes
Author: 0 White House Fence Scaler On Grounds For More Than 15 Minutes

President Donald Trump was in the White House at the time of the breach. Chaffetz, the chairman of the committee, wrote that Chan "may have attempted entry into the building", CNN reported . CNN said Secret Service officials are now conducting a formal review of the March 10 security breach. His brother earlier told CNN that Tran had been troubled and living in his auto since being laid off from a job at an electrical engineering firm here in the Bay Area.

U.S. Former Texas rep Steve Stockman facing conspiracy charge
Author: 0 Former Texas rep Steve Stockman facing conspiracy charge

During his second term in office, Stockman accepted one such donation for $350,000. According to Federal Bureau of Investigation agents, Stockman accepted a $350,000 donation from an unnamed wealthy businessman for the Las Vegas-based charity Life Without Limits.

U.S. Search called off for missing CSU student off Florida coast
Author: 0 Search called off for missing CSU student off Florida coast

His family has traveled from Rome to Florida to aid in the search efforts. CSU student Jie Lou is missing after being swept away by a current in the Pass-A-Grille channel near the Gulf of Mexico Tuesday. Five of the male students jumped into the water from the vessel several times, authorities said. Students told investigators that no one warned them about the risky conditions in the water, which included a riptide warning.

U.S. National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory for midstate counties
Author: 0 National Weather Service issues winter weather advisory for midstate counties

Friday's forecast calls for mostly sunny skies with a high of 67 and an overnight low of 39. Saturday: Mostly sunny with a high near 76 degrees and sustained winds out of the east up to 11 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 80 percent. No rain is in the forecast for Saturday but wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour are possible in the morning, according to the National Weather Service .

U.S. Paramedic killed after being run over by own ambulance
Author: 0 Paramedic killed after being run over by own ambulance

When Arroyo went around to confront the man, who authorities say is Gonzalez, he jumped into the driver's seat, fought briefly with Arroyo's partner, then took control of the vehicle. "This person in turn went to the other side of the ambulance and got in to the driver's side". "They should not ever have to be subjected to violence, and yet that danger always exists for them".

U.S. Flashback Friday: The Marshawn Lynch movie that (mercifully) never got released
Author: 0 Flashback Friday: The Marshawn Lynch movie that (mercifully) never got released

For a start, while the five-time Pro Bowler may genuinely be considering returning, he is renowned for being extremely unpredictable. Sources tell ESPN's Adam Caplan Lynch has told people his dream is to play for the Raiders. Lynch spent nine years in the NFL. The Seahawks still own Lynch's rights since he walked away after the 2015 season with two years remaining on his contract.

U.S. Was Roger Stone the victim of a deliberate hit-and-run auto accident?
Author: 0 Was Roger Stone the victim of a deliberate hit-and-run auto accident?

Intelligence community. The accident was confirmed by a police report. - Roger Stone (@RogerJStoneJr) March 15, 2017I am fine after suspicious hit and run. Stone has previously admitted to having "back-channel" communications with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and remains a central figure in the Congressional probe into Trump's links with Russian Federation and Russia's alleged attempts to rig the election.

U.S. US Senate confirms Trump intelligence nominee Coats
Author: 0 US Senate confirms Trump intelligence nominee Coats

Coats, a former Republican senator from IN, faced little resistance as the Senate voted 85-12 to confirm him. Coats was sworn in by Vice President Mike Pence at the U.S. Coats replaces James Clapper, who retired at the end of the Obama administration. The president has harshly criticized the intelligence community for past failures, and for its assessment that Russian Federation interfered in the election in an effort to tilt the outcome in Trump's favor.

U.S. Evanston ready for Northwestern basketball's 1st NCAA tournament
Author: 0 Evanston ready for Northwestern basketball's 1st NCAA tournament

Northwestern will play Vanderbilt in the first round, in Northwestern's first appearance in the tournament. But seconds after the in-bounds pass, Fisher-Davis reached out and grabbed McIntosh while he was in the backcourt. The Wildcats owned a 32-20 edge in points in the paint. Vandy scored 11 points off eight Northwestern turnovers, though the Commodores were a frigid 34.6 percent from the field.

U.S. Senator John Cornyn Calls for Confirmation of Judge Gorsuch Ahead of Hearing
Author: 0 Senator John Cornyn Calls for Confirmation of Judge Gorsuch Ahead of Hearing

Gorsuch is expected to be voted out of the Judiciary Committee, which has a slim GOP majority. Lee said he believes the committee hearing will stay "civilized, in part because there's nothing there" to attack Gorsuch with. McKinney School of Law who teaches constitutional law, sees particular significance in Neil Gorsuch's possible appointment to the Supreme Court. "What unites us is our firm conviction that Judge Gorsuch is eminently qualified to serve on the nation's highest court", ...

U.S. Lorenzo Romar fired after 15 seasons as Washington basketball coach
Author: 0 Lorenzo Romar fired after 15 seasons as Washington basketball coach

An excellent recruiter - 11 of his players have been first-round National Basketball Association draft picks, and Markelle Fultz will become the 12th in a few months - Romar in recent seasons came up short in the Xs and Os department, which contributed heavily to failure to make the NCAA tourney field.

U.S. No federal charges in City Hall fundraising probe
Author: 0 No federal charges in City Hall fundraising probe

Vance said that because Laufer approved the plan, which was fully explained to the lawyer, de Blasio's team did not "willfully" violate campaign rules. He also wouldn't say he felt exonerated. The probes have since ballooned to include other donors with business before the city. In 2014, Democrats and Republicans were in a heated battle for control of the narrowly divided state Senate, and de Blasio sought to help Democrats regain a majority they had lost in 2010 to help boost his agenda ...

U.S. WH Selects Mattis-Backed Pick as Pentagon No. 2
Author: 0 WH Selects Mattis-Backed Pick as Pentagon No. 2

Shanahan is a vice president at Boeing , where he oversees supply-chain issues and manufacturing operations. To view the full article, register now. Norquist served as a deputy comptroller in the Pentagon and was the first Senate-confirmed Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Homeland Security .