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U.S. NBA Resting Players a 'Significant Issue,' Adam Silver Says in Memo
Author: 0 NBA Resting Players a 'Significant Issue,' Adam Silver Says in Memo

Over the last two seasons the Warriors and Cavs have averaged about 20 more games than nearly every other team. In a game against the Spurs, coach Steve Kerr made a decision to rest Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson . "I think it's an honor to play on national TV". [W] hile National Football League schedulers have historically worked to spread marquee matchups among its TV partners, the upcoming MNF schedule is viewed as one pointedly lacking in high-interest games, with multiple ...

U.S. Badgers fall in double overtime to Penn State in Big Ten championship
Author: 0 Badgers fall in double overtime to Penn State in Big Ten championship

Despite Penn State's short varsity history, this will not be the first meeting with Union. When Liam Folkes made his decisive double-overtime goal for men's hockey Saturday night, he picked up Penn State's sixth Big Ten Championship of 2016-17 and bumped the Nittany Lions ahead of rivals Maryland and Minnesota in the race for the most Big Ten titles.

Author: 0 Ryan Confident About Health Plan's Passage, After Change To Help Seniors

Moderate Republicans have also expressed concerns about the bill. Ryan said Republican leaders still plan to bring the healthcare bill to a vote on the House of Representatives floor on Thursday. However, three conservative Republican senators - Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas and Tom Cotton of Arkansas - all insisted today that the House GOP plan is hopelessly flawed and will not pass through Congress as now drafted.

U.S. Free Italian Ice from Rita's to celebrate Spring
Author: 0 Free Italian Ice from Rita's to celebrate Spring

The tradition goes back more than 20 years. Now with more than 600 locations worldwide, guests around the world visit Rita's to celebrate their everyday moments with freshly made cool treats in a fun-filled atmosphere. Of the 39 flavors of Italian or water ice available at Rita's , the most popular is mango; the chain uses 300,000-plus pounds of mangoes annually.

U.S. Suspect in Champlin Park HS incident in ICE custody
Author: 0 Suspect in Champlin Park HS incident in ICE custody

At a news conference earlier Friday, police said the student met the man through a dating app and had arranged to meet at the school Wednesday. "What's really concerning is that, had I not followed him along and asked him why he was here he would have just left the building", Shirola said.

U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee Leaders Shoot Down Trump's Wiretapping Claims
Author: 0 Senate Intelligence Committee Leaders Shoot Down Trump's Wiretapping Claims

Walter Jones (R-N.C.). Despite agreeing there was "no physical wiretap" at Trump Tower Nunes said it was unclear what other surveillance evidence there might be on Trump or any of his associates. Spicer was visibly flustered as reporters pressed him on Trump's charges, given that there is bipartisan consensus among intelligence leaders that there is no basis for his claims.

U.S. Snowstorm Stella spares New York City and Washington
Author: 0 Snowstorm Stella spares New York City and Washington

At least three weather-related deaths were reported. The storm interrupted power to some 6,300 electrical customers on Long Island, Cuomo's office said . Over 800 plows worked to clear Boston's city streets, where about half-a-foot of snow fell. Connecticut's state police and National Guard had extra personnel ready to assist motorists who need assistance, he said.

U.S. Here's How Republicans Plan to Revamp Their Obamacare Replacement Bill
Author: 0 Here's How Republicans Plan to Revamp Their Obamacare Replacement Bill

He said Sunday that he didn't believe the bill would lower premiums for working people. "I can not vote for any bill that keeps premiums rising", Cruz said on Face the Nation yesterday. "And we're going to take care of them", Mulvaney said on CBS. Senior writer Ann Brenoff wrote in The Huffington Post that the AHCA kicks premiums up for elderly Americans , puts nursing homes in a shaky position for those needing it the most, takes away the mandate for companies to offer health ...

Author: 0 Week 2 of the search for Elizabeth Thomas goes national

These are recent surveillance images of Cummins. Cummins was seen driving a Silver Nissan Rogue with a Tennessee license plate 976ZPT , according to authorities. The Daily Herald in Columbia reported that school spokeswoman Kim Doddridge provided a timeline of the school's handling of the incident. The next day, the student took a different schoolmate with her to confront Cummins about what the student said she saw, the report said.

Author: 0 Here's The Skinny On Meals On Wheels In Trump's Budget

Various media outlets have published articles claiming that the Trump administration's federal budget will eliminate funding for the Meals on Wheels program, whose volunteer drivers deliver hot meals to senior Americans across the country.

U.S. $12000 Reward Offered For Capture Of Firebombing Suspect That Killed Two
Author: 0 $12000 Reward Offered For Capture Of Firebombing Suspect That Killed Two

Saturday to the 1200 block of Greenmount Avenue. "We believe this is an act of retaliatory violence", Baltimore Police Media Chief T.J. Smith said Sunday. They said a four year old boy and an 11 year old boy were among those injured in the fire. "This was a cold blooded murder", Police Commissioner Kevin Davis told reporters.

U.S. Senate Confirmation Hearings Monday for Trump's Supreme Court Pick
Author: 0 Senate Confirmation Hearings Monday for Trump's Supreme Court Pick

Louis office, where he sat with seven other former Gorsuch clerks, colleagues, friends and even a high school classmate. "I would say it's up to Mitch, but I would say, 'Go for it'". He is poised to deliver his opening statement on Monday afternoon, giving senators and the nation an early indication of how he might serve on the court.

U.S. Why Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Is Bad for Women, Among Other Things
Author: 0 Why Supreme Court Nominee Gorsuch Is Bad for Women, Among Other Things

But it is not clear that enough Democrats would join the filibuster for it to succeed, and Republicans could change Senate rules to eliminate the filibuster for Supreme Court nominees and confirm him with a simple-majority vote. That is exactly what Judge Gorsuch has done in several thousand cases he has heard on the 10th Circuit. Others, like Obama nominee Sonia Sotomayor and George W.

U.S. Trump optimistic on new health law
Author: 0 Trump optimistic on new health law

After meeting with members of the Republican Study Committee, Trump said everyone at the meeting had agreed to vote in favor of the bill. What's more, when Republicans took control of both chambers of Congress in 2015, they dumped the longtime and well-respected director of the CBO, Douglas Elmendorf, and replaced him with Keith Hall, a proponent of "dynamic" scoring methods that generally see GOP proposals in a more favorable light.

Author: 0 Teens accused of raping girl in Rockville High School bathroom

Although Rockville police have had a long-standing policy neither to question suspected illegals about their immigration status, or to cooperate with federal immigration authorities, the city is now considering the process of formalizing that informal standard by becoming a sanctuary city .

U.S. Republicans at odds over how to overhaul Medicaid
Author: 0 Republicans at odds over how to overhaul Medicaid

Lawmakers said the two sides agreed to additional restrictions on Medicaid that states would be allowed to choose. "States can not successfully administer a quality Medicaid program that grants significant flexibility in lieu of adequate funding", they wrote in their plan.

U.S. Hillary Clinton Says She's
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton Says She's "Ready to Come out of the Woods"

Twice failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton hinted at a future in the spotlight during a St. Patrick's Day celebration in Scranton, Pennsylvania, on Friday. It's impossible to know just yet what Clinton's next move will be, or whether it will involve an attempted return to elected politics. Earlier this week it was reported that Clinton is considering a run for New York City mayor.

U.S. NCAA Hockey Tournament 2017 - Minnesota headed to Manchester
Author: 0 NCAA Hockey Tournament 2017 - Minnesota headed to Manchester

The Gophers lost to Penn State in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Big Ten tournament on Friday. "It should be a great matchup, a very good regional with all four teams; we're looking forward to being back in a regional". The other No. 1 seeds are Denver in the Cincinnati regional and Harvard in the Providence regional. Don Lucia's club will square off against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish (Lucia's alma mater) in the opening round of the tournament.