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U.S. Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court
Author: 0 Senate confirms Trump pick Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

McConnell himself told reporters Friday that "the most consequential decision I've ever been involved in was the decision to let the president being elected previous year pick the Supreme Court nominee". Throughout the confirmation process, Justice Gorsuch proved himself to be a highly capable individual who is supremely qualified for this great responsibility.

U.S. President orders H-1B reform as petitions decrease
Author: 0 President orders H-1B reform as petitions decrease

Mukesh Aghi, president of the US-India Business Council, a trade body, attributed the fall to "much lower petitions from Indian companies". And undoubtedly, 2017 elections are the reason for this. That order, leaked copies of which were circulated among media outlets in February, never came. Petitions filed on behalf of current H-1B workers who have been counted previously against the cap will also not be counted towards the congressionally mandated FY 2018 H-1B cap.

U.S. Texas woman accused of shooting video, photos of child's abuse
Author: 0 Texas woman accused of shooting video, photos of child's abuse

She then struck the child on his torso with a closed fist, yelling an expletive as the baby screamed. A Houston-area woman accused of placing a plastic bag over the head of her 1-year-old son and sending video of the abuse to relatives appeared in court Monday.

Author: 0 Facebook Releases Statement Following Shooting Broadcast On Facebook Live

Facebook has now taken down the posts , in addition to Stephens's own account, although it took them hours to do so. Stephens, who has no prior criminal record, is not suspected in any other murders, despite a claim he made in the video of having killed more than a dozen other people, police said .

U.S. Oklahoma deputy dies after shooting, suspect arrested
Author: 0 Oklahoma deputy dies after shooting, suspect arrested

Tuesday was shot at least twice near Mulhall Road, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The suspect was identified as 45-year-old Nathan Aaron Leforce, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said. He appeared to be stable, and he was flown to a nearby hospital for treatment. Local schools were placed on lockdown while authorities searched for LeForce.

Author: 0 Search widens for Facebook murder suspect

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and police Chief Calvin Williams urged Stephens to turn himself into authorities. Officers searched dozens of places around the city and spoke with the suspect by cellphone, police said. The killing of Robert Goodwin Sr. was reportedly broadcast via Facebook Live around 2 p.m. ET. Stephens Facebook page also was eventually removed. Stephens called the shooting of Godwin "the Easter Sunday massacre" and hinted that there were at least 12 other victims.

U.S. Tax March: Thousands in Denver demand to see Trump's tax returns
Author: 0 Tax March: Thousands in Denver demand to see Trump's tax returns

One of Trump's sharpest critics in the House spoke to protesters at the US Capitol just before they set off on a march to the National Mall in Washington , DC. Meanwhile in an unrelated incident, a melee erupted on Saturday in a Berkeley, California park where supporters and opponents of President Donald Trump were holding competing rallies, resulting in at least 20 arrests as police struggled to keep the two camps apart.

U.S. Trump reverses views on Russia, China
Author: 0 Trump reverses views on Russia, China

President Donald Trump on Sunday defended his reversal on whether to call China a currency manipulator, saying on Twitter that China was helping with the North Korean problem. During their discussions in Mar-a-Lago recently, Trump encouraged Chinese President Xi Jinping to rein in the actions of its hostile neighbor in exchange for a favorable trade policy.

Author: 0 Neil Gorsuch sworn in as Supreme Court Justice

Gorsuch is thanking his family for their "perseverance and patience" and his mentor, Justice Anthony Kennedy, for whom he served as a law clerk. Now that he's been sworn in , when does Gorsuch start work on the Supreme Court ? It is the first time in the history of the Supreme Court that a sitting justice will serve with a justice who had been his clerk.

Author: 0 Anti-Trump sentiment, ad blitz motivate Georgia voters

For the special election , there 18 candidates running on one ballot: 11 Republicans, five Democrats and two independents. Now the question isn't whether he will finish first Tuesday but whether he can earn more than 50 percent of the vote, necessary to win the race outright.

U.S. 'Free' tuition policy comes with strings and baggage
Author: 0 'Free' tuition policy comes with strings and baggage

Requiring 30 credit hours per year keep students on track to graduate in four years or two years at a community college. In most parts of the country, $125,000 for a family of four is solid middle-class income, but not in most parts of New York City and the surrounding counties.

U.S. Gwinnett County Officer Caught On Video Stomping Suspect Fired
Author: 0 Gwinnett County Officer Caught On Video Stomping Suspect Fired

Gwinnett County Police Chief Butch Ayers spent Thursday firing two different officers after they punched and kicked a man they'd pulled over for a traffic violation on Wednesday. A video filmed by a witness inside the vehicle behind the encounter shows Bongiovanni punching Hollins as he tries to stand with his hands up after getting out of the auto, police confirmed.

U.S. On Immigration, the Washington Post Plays with Statistics
Author: 0 On Immigration, the Washington Post Plays with Statistics

Immigration and Customs Enforcement authorities have doubled the number of undocumented immigrants without any criminal record arrested during the first months of President Donald Trump's term. "However, as (Homeland Security) Secretary (John F.) Kelly has made clear, ICE will no longer exempt classes or categories of removable aliens from potential enforcement".

Author: 0 20 arrested As Pro-Trump Rally Clashes With Opposition And Security Forces

The protests were timed to coincide with the traditional April 15 deadline for U.S. tax filings. "Another person was sprayed with what we believe is. pepper spray". Among their placard messages: "Prove you have nothing to hide", "Donald Ducks his Fair Share", "No 1040, no peace" and "I pay for your golf trips".

Author: 0 Military helicopter crashes in southern Maryland

The cause of the crash remains under investigation, the Army said . "We are deeply saddened by this loss within our community", said Maj. The UH-60 Blackhawk, part of the 12th Aviation Batallion, was stationed at Davision Airfield, Fort Belvoir in Virginia, WBAL reported, and it was on a routine training flight.

Author: 0 Arkansas Plans To Execute Despite Legal Hurdles

On Saturday, Baker blocked Arkansas' plans to execute the eight inmates over 11 days. A state court judge on Friday blocked Arkansas from using one of its three lethal injection drugs until he can determine whether it was obtained properly, and a federal judge on Saturday issued stays of all the executions.

U.S. United to pay compensation to plane passengers
Author: 0 United to pay compensation to plane passengers

Royal Jordanian Airlines also joined in on the trolling, tweeting what looks like a no smoking poster that reads: "We would like to remind you that drags on our flights are strictly prohibited by passengers and crew". His face injured and bleeding, Dao ran back onto the plane, collapsed and was taken out again on a stretcher. In a news release, the attorneys said they plan to talk to the media and that they will be accompanied by a relative of Dao.

U.S. Manifesto-writing fugitive appears in federal court
Author: 0 Manifesto-writing fugitive appears in federal court

The Rock County sheriff office's news release said that around 6 a.m. Friday, "tactical officers made contact with the suspicious person at the campsite". Authorities said his rambling manifesto didn't include specific targets, but the threats to carry out violent acts were concern enough to bring the FBI, the Federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms and other federal and state law enforcement agencies into the manhunt.

Author: 0 Easter egg hunt April 15 returns to sports complex

The church will be decorated and the kids will travel to ancient Rome where they will meet Paul and learn about the underground church. The egg hunt is sponsored by Ald. There will be several age groups, ranging from infants up to fifth grade. Normally the field is laden with touchdowns and soccer goals but on Saturday, City Park Stadium field in Clawson was lined with Easter eggs filled with treats.