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U.S. Chance of severe storms, flooding today for T&D Region
Author: 0 Chance of severe storms, flooding today for T&D Region

Thursday through 10 a.m. Friday . Forecasters say coverage and intensity of showers will increase during the morning and continue through late afternoon Friday . Flooding in the Indianapolis area was expected to peak over the weekend. Tuesday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 42. Projections are for moderate to heavy rains to affect most parishes, especially northern parishes through Sunday .

U.S. Twitter Live Streaming Video Channel Available on Roku
Author: 0 Twitter Live Streaming Video Channel Available on Roku

With its latest launch, Twitter is opening the doors to millions of new audience. If you have a Roku streaming player or Roku TV in the United States you can now get the Twitter live streaming experience on your TV. "Twitter live video streaming brings a new element to TV viewing with access to major league sports and other crowd-pleasing moments", said Ed Lee, vice president of content acquisition at Roku.

U.S. Massive floods hit Missouri and Arkansas
Author: 0 Massive floods hit Missouri and Arkansas

The lower part of the town was evacuated Monday amid worries a nearby levee wouldn't hold. According to the Pocahontas Star Herald , 150 homes were evacuated and some 50 people were forced into shelters that were set up by officials at the local nursing home.

U.S. Children's Hospital LA received 'several hundred calls' after Kimmel plea
Author: 0 Children's Hospital LA received 'several hundred calls' after Kimmel plea

Jimmy Kimmel has received a lot of support following his announcement that his newborn son underwent emergency open-heart surgery a few days after birth. His son was transferred to another hospital where surgeons spent three hours operating on him. The comments come as Republican leaders continue to push to repeal and replace Obamacare - also known as the Affordable Health Care Act.

Author: 0 How much does Trump's new religious liberty executive order really matter?

The right for employers to deny employees health insurance that covers birth controlThis is a victory for conservative groups that have been backing organizations like Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic organization that refused to comply with the Obamacare mandate that companies offer employees health care plans covering contraceptives.

U.S. Iowa State Capitol to lower flags to honor fallen officers
Author: 0 Iowa State Capitol to lower flags to honor fallen officers

A Detroit police officer remains in critical condition after being shot in the forehead last night. Fallen North Las Vegas police detective Chad Parque's name has been added to the memorial on the Capitol grounds in Carson City. They plan to end in Washington, D.C.at the National Law Enforcement Memorial. The most recent name added to the wall is Officer Paul Carlisle, who died on December 1, 2015.

U.S. French presidential race enters final week with May Day rallies
Author: 0 French presidential race enters final week with May Day rallies

Last week, the man asked to lead France's National Front party in her temporary absence was forced to step aside after being accused of Holocaust denial. "I do think this shout out was much appreciated, even by Mr Fillon's supporters", he told France's TV2. In turn, Ms Le Pen said: "Then, there is the frontier of the Rhine, the most open, the most promising too - this Germanic world with which we will yet cooperate in so many ways, as long as we regain the status of allies and not of ...

U.S. House passes $1.1T government spending bill, sends to Senate
Author: 0 House passes $1.1T government spending bill, sends to Senate

Ryan, R-Wis., claims on his website. But leading up to the vote, Republicans and Democrats battled over who which party came out on top. Rep. Greg Walden, R-Ore., second from right, speaks to reporters outside the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 3, 2017, following a meeting with President Donald Trump on health care reform.

U.S. Water quality violations hit millions of NJ residents in 2015, report finds
Author: 0 Water quality violations hit millions of NJ residents in 2015, report finds

The study also found that almost nine out of 10 violations that were reported in 2015 were subject to no formal action by the state or EPA, according to the EPA's Safe Drinking Water Information System (SDWIS) data cited in the study. In Florida, more than 250 violations were tied to health hazards. Chicago Public Schools officials also released data a year ago showing high lead levels in water at 113 CPS schools.

U.S. Drivers ID'd in Beltrami County Bus Crash
Author: 0 Drivers ID'd in Beltrami County Bus Crash

First responders and officers arrived on scene to find the bus on its side in the west ditch. Emergency personnel were on the scene Wednesday morning after reports of a school bus crash north of Bemidji. All students involved were taken to Sanford Bemidji Medical Center for examination and were to be transported back to their schools, according to a release from district Superintendent Jim Hess .

Author: 0 Death toll in Turkish raids on Syria Kurds hits 28

Despite the USA complaints, the Turkish airstrikes continued Wednesday amid cross-border artillery exchanges between Turkish forces and the YPG, Reuters reported. The Turkish missile strikes targeted a media center for the Kurdish forces and a radio broadcast station in the far eastern countryside of Syria's northeastern province of Hasakah, near the Iraqi borders, killing 22 Kurds.

U.S. 'Morning Joe' hosts Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski engaged
Author: 0 'Morning Joe' hosts Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski engaged

Both hosts recently went through divorces , sparking rumors that perhaps the couple began their relationship earlier than they said , but both deny those claims . "Halfway up the hill, he said he needed to sit down", Brzezinski recalled. "When I saw him on one knee, I started laughing nervously, nearly hysterically".

Author: 0 Edwards, Broome disappointed with DOJ's handling of Sterling decision

Sterling was killed by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in July 2016. "No peace. No racist police". Now that the federal inquiry is over, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry said Louisiana State Police will now investigate whether state criminal charges should be filed.

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Author: 0 "Sanctuary City" Bill headed to Gov. Abbott's desk

Greg Abbott (R), who said Wednesday night he's "getting my signing pen warmed up". Democrats and immigrant rights groups argue that the amendment transforms the legislation into a "show-me-your-papers"-type bill, one which would allow police to inquire into a person's immigration status during the most routine exchanges, including traffic stops".

U.S. 2 dead, including suspect, after shooting at sports bar
Author: 0 2 dead, including suspect, after shooting at sports bar

Arlington Police Spokesman Chris Cook posted on Twitter that police are at the scene, and believe that the shooter is one of the deceased. A customer eating with his wife who witnessed the horrific crime was armed, cops say, and shot Jones.

Author: 0 Long road ahead for Trump offshore drilling order

The order echoes another signed earlier this week for a review of all large national monuments established since 1996 and recommending ways for Congress to shrink or abolish them. At the time , Trump vowed to undo as numerous restrictions placed on oil and gas development as possible once he was in office. Trump's move was applauded by the energy industry, including the National Ocean Industries Association.

U.S. Chicago Police say 2 officers shot and wounded
Author: 0 Chicago Police say 2 officers shot and wounded

That shooting took place at 18th and Halsted streets in the Pilsen neighborhood, about 3½ miles from where the officers were shot . The officers returned fire, police said. The newspaper reported that more than 30 shootings believed to have been tied to semi-automatic rifles occurred there and in neighboring Brighton Park during a recent nine-month period.

Author: 0 White House expects vote on healthcare bill this week

In an interview with Bloomberg News, the President seemed to suggest that the bill in the House would be changed in the Senate, in a way that would restore more robust provisions on pre-existing conditions. Most notably, Rep. Billy Long, a Republican from Missouri who serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee, announced he was opposed to the legislation.

U.S. Escaped prisoner found in drainage pipe after 6-day search
Author: 0 Escaped prisoner found in drainage pipe after 6-day search

The 28-year-old was being transported Friday to the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Center for psychiatric evaluation when he managed to escape in the parking lot, shoving one of two guards before disappearing into the wooded area. The caller said the man was wearing a white hard hat and a safety vest, and ran when he was spotted. He will be transferred in a maximum-security transport.