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U.S. Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos triggers social media backlash after 'defending' pedophilia
Author: 0 Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos triggers social media backlash after 'defending' pedophilia

Several members of the conservative media harshly criticized the invite while some are piling on pressure on other CPAC speakers to boycott the conference . They can save those young boys from desolation, suicide and drug addiction, all sorts of things, providing they're consensual'. Initially CPAC had given the keynote slot to a gay senior editor at Breitbart, but has since rescinded the invitation following the video, in which the Breitbart editor issues a defense of pedophilia, using ...

U.S. Officer killed, another wounded in Southern California
Author: 0 Officer killed, another wounded in Southern California

Steve Dean of the Whittier Police Department. Corina said police believe the suspect is a gang member who the officers did not know. "When they get him out of the vehicle, they go to pat him down for weapons, they can see he's got tattoos all over his face and all over his neck", Corina said at a news conference.

U.S. Donald Trump attacks 'dishonest' media at Florida rally
Author: 0 Donald Trump attacks 'dishonest' media at Florida rally

Trump's decision to invite a member of the public up on stage went down well with supporters - but doubts have been raised over whether it was a spontaneous move, or had in fact been planned in advance. "The dishonest media which has published one false story after another with no sources, even though they pretend they have them, they make them up in many cases, they just don't want to report the truth and they've been calling us wrong now for two years.

U.S. Mike Pence visits Nazi concentration camp with family
Author: 0 Mike Pence visits Nazi concentration camp with family

The vice president was accompanied by Abba Naor, a survivor of the camp, and other dignitaries as he passed through the wrought iron gate bearing the inscription, Arbeit macht frei, or Work sets you free. The visit comes a day after Pence addressed foreign diplomats to ease European concerns about U.S. In April 1945, USA troops liberated the camp. In 2015, then-US vice president Joe Biden visited the site with his granddaughter during a trip to Germany.

U.S. Michigan State's Eron Harris to require season-ending knee surgery
Author: 0 Michigan State's Eron Harris to require season-ending knee surgery

Harris crumpled to the ground howling in pain and left the floor strapped to a stretcher as his teammates looked on with somber faces and tear-stained eyes. "There's no faking the respect they have for Eron as a man, as a player and, most importantly, a teammate". He transferred to MSU following that season and has appeared in 62 games over the last two years as a Spartan, starting 46 contests.

U.S. Denver weather forecast for today, February 16: Really warm
Author: 0 Denver weather forecast for today, February 16: Really warm

Due to a clear sky and zero wind temperatures will drop around freezing in most backyards. A few scattered showers are possible Thursday , but they will be fairly hit or miss and not very organized. A chilly night tonight! It will be much closer to the average for this time of year. Sunday will be a completely different story. Temperatures will stay in the 60s for most of the next week, with a chance of rain on Sunday .

U.S. Senator Ernst has some concerns about administration's policy toward Russian Federation
Author: 0 Senator Ernst has some concerns about administration's policy toward Russian Federation

A day after Flynn's resignation, Spicer said Trump had been concerned that Flynn had misled Vice President Mike Pence over his contacts with Russian officials before Trump took office on January 20. Mr Flynn previously had denied those conversations to Mr Pence and other top officials. "No, I fired him because of what he said to [Vice President] Mike Pence".

U.S. Immigrant Workers Across US Fired After Joining Protests
Author: 0 Immigrant Workers Across US Fired After Joining Protests

But the workers, who are now looking for more jobs, say they are not demotivated by the harsh step and they say they will keep supporting immigrants who are working and living in the U.S. However, they were told on Thursday that they had lost their jobs. Restaurant owner Bill McNally confirmed the firings in a statement to the outlet.

Author: 0 More evacuations urged as storm hits California

In the Studio City area of Los Angeles, a sinkhole swallowed two cars, the second on live TV as viewers watched it teeter on the edge before plunging in. Officials monitoring the Oroville Dam said they were confident the reservoir could handle any runoff from this storm because they have been lowering the dam's water level since its spillways were damaged last week.

Author: 0 Girl Scouts kick off annual cookie selling season today

They will be selling cookies through March 12. In April, GSSA will deliver Cookies to the designated military organizations, such as the USO and also to local military branches. Police say he pulled out a handgun and threatened the Girl Scout's mom, who handed over an undisclosed amount of their cookie proceeds. They will kick into high gear during National Girl Scout Cookie Weekend 2017 which is from February 24 to 26.

U.S. Susan Rice Calls Donald Trump's Black Caucus Remarks 'Offensive'
Author: 0 Susan Rice Calls Donald Trump's Black Caucus Remarks 'Offensive'

Trump's response was to interrupt Ryan in the middle of her question to ask her, "Tell you what, do you want to set up the meeting?" "Are they friends of yours?" he asked. He wanted it, but we called, called, called and can't make a meeting with him. "Set up the meeting", Trump continued. Before his statement about Cummings, Trump did respond positively to the idea of discussing issues in inner cities with the CBC, and asked Ryan , who is African-American, if she would set the ...

Author: 0 Trump administration appeals travel ban suspension

The government issued over 11 million immigrant and non-immigrant visas in fiscal year 2015, the state department said . A Justice Department attorney has said since Trump's order , about 100,000 visas have been revoked. President Donald Trump on Whitehall on February 4, 2017 in London, England. Judge Donnelly's order addressed only a portion of Mr Trump's order , and barred United States border agents from removing anyone who arrived in the U.S.

Author: 0 Daniel Webster College Basketball Brawl: 2 Players, Fan Arrested

Police said Caudill stomped the downed opposing player, and a police officer who was working security tried to make an arrest. Meanwhile, police say Antawun Boyd, 23, escalated the situation by inciting the hostile crowd. Hannigan called for backup, and about 25 Nashua officers responded to the college. Morris is charged with obstruction of government administration.

U.S. Life near Oroville Dam now shadowed by fears and concerns
Author: 0 Life near Oroville Dam now shadowed by fears and concerns

This month's emergency evacuation of 200,000 people below the troubled spillways at the Oroville Dam in Northern California recalled memories of a disaster right in our backyard. The American Society of Civil Engineers classifies almost 4,000 dams as "deficient", meaning these facilities have aged to the point where they are more susceptible to failure.

U.S. Trump Went After the Press (Again) During His Florida Rally
Author: 0 Trump Went After the Press (Again) During His Florida Rally

During Friday's rally, Trump pointed to him in the audience, saying he saw Huber earlier on the news talking about his love for the president. And although Trump told the crowd that our nation must "ignore the exhausted echoes of yesterday's fights", Trump returned to the campaign that ended with his election to the nation's highest office.

Author: 0 Historians rank Obama at No. 12 in survey of greatest U.S. presidents

As No. 12, Obama falls below Johnson (10th) and Woodrow Wilson (11th), and above James Monroe (13th) and James K. Polk (14th). Experts who participated in the survey were asked to grade the presidents on 10 different facets of their terms in office, like "Crisis Leadership" and "International Relations".

Author: 0 Almost 300 Columbia University Applicants Mistakenly Receive Acceptance Letters

The mistake was "due to human error", according to Columbia University Vice Dean for Education Julie Kornfeld. When she called the university for clarification, they apologized for the mistake, but could not offer her an explanation. "You are one of the select few, less than 9% of the more than 1200 applicants". "It's fascinating to me that schools that are known for their tech prowess in terms of education, like MIT and Carnegie Mellon, have done it too", Ivey told Vocativ.

Author: 0 Robert Durst Admitted Killing Friend, Secret Witness Testifies

He said he wasn't ready earlier to disclose what he had heard. Asked why Durst might confess to Chavin 14 years after Berman's murder, McCormack said maybe it was "a moment of weakness". Chavin said Durst left without discussing what happened to Kathleen Durst. "This was a best friend who admitted to killing my other best friend". "How stupid could I be", Durst said in a snippet of the call played in court.

U.S. Superintendent candidate calls opponent a liar
Author: 0 Superintendent candidate calls opponent a liar

Holtz is lying, and modified his original proposal in a poorly executed attempt to change the fact of his initial proposal", Humphries said. Wisconsin state superintendent candidates John Humphries and Lowell Holtz accused one another of being liars on Friday, while a Democratic lawmaker told Humphries at an unusual Capitol news conference that "we don't want you".