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U.S. Betsy DeVos freezes Obama-era rules meant to protect student bor
Author: 0 Betsy DeVos freezes Obama-era rules meant to protect student bor

DeVos, a Republican and advocate of public-private partnerships in education, said she was delaying the effective date of the rule on accelerating the process , which was enacted at the end of a year ago under the administration of former President Barack Obama, a Democrat.

U.S. UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco warehouse
Author: 0 UPS says employee shoots, injures 4 at San Francisco warehouse

A UPS statement said the shooter and all the victims were employees. United Parcel Service (UPS) spokesman Steve Gaut told the AP an employee opened fire on colleagues before drivers were sent out for deliveries. San Francisco police Sgt. Two others were wounded. The suspect shot himself when confronted by police and later died in hospital, NBC7 and ABC7 reported.

Author: 0 Rep. Roger Williams' aide among those hit in shooting at Va. park

The Republican baseball team holds practice every morning at 6:30am ET at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria , Virginia . He says Scalise dragged himself into the outfield to get farther away from the shooting. In a televised address, President Donald Trump said that the shooter, identified by multiple news outlets as James Hodgkinson , 66, of IL, died from his injuries in the shooting.

Author: 0 Justices give gov't time to address second travel ban ruling

Arguments in the appeal of the Hawaii ruling were made last month in Seattle , where the 9th Circuit also has a courthouse. The crux of the court's ruling Monday was that Trump exceeded his authority by assessing national security threats related to immigration without sufficient cause.

Author: 0 Cosby's wife arrives at court. Will either testify at sex assault trial?

On Monday, the question hanging over the case was whether the TV star himself would testify. The defense says when the case began it was about money, but now it's a about a man's liberty. From her prime seat, Cosby's wife heard her husband's lawyer blame his legal woes on the supposed lies, greed and vanity of his accusers. Bill Cosby may be a pill-pumping lothario but the disgraced comic and the woman accusing him of drugging and molesting her were lovers, his lawyer said Monday.

Author: 0 Jeff Sessions: Everything you need to know about the attorney general

Tuesday's testimony is likely also to touch on allegations that Sessions himself met more often than he has acknowledged with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Comey alleges Trump then privately asked him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russian Federation.

Author: 0 Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public hearing

In an extraordinary moment last week , both DNI Dan Coats and NSA chief Mike Rogers refused to answer questions on the details of those exchanges. CARRIE JOHNSON, BYLINE: Hi, Rachel. That's a little odd, though, since the White House was the one that needed reminding, not the Federal Bureau of Investigation director. That remark came after revelations that Sessions had met with Russia's ambassador to the US last year, despite testifying under oath during a confirmation hearing that he ...

U.S. Melania Trump, Son Barron Move Into the White House
Author: 0 Melania Trump, Son Barron Move Into the White House

Melania , for her part, tweeted a photo of her view from the White House after she arrived. Trump celebrates his 71st birthday on Wednesday and got his gift a few days early. The first lady and Barron had been living at Trump Tower in NY until he finished the school year. Now that's she's at the White House full time, pressure will build for her to be seen more and to do more.

U.S. Tennessee sees overall improvement in child welfare
Author: 0 Tennessee sees overall improvement in child welfare

The report found more Kansas children with health insurance, a drop in the number of child and teen deaths and fewer teens abusing drugs and alcohol. "I think you'll see our education numbers go up in future years reports because of the increased investment in this past legislative session", Davis says.

U.S. 5-year-old boy found dead after being left in daycare van
Author: 0 5-year-old boy found dead after being left in daycare van

As the family searches for answers, they also want justice, said Carrie Smith, the boy's great grandmother. Court documents indicate that Ascent Children's Health Services has had numerous violations in the past, including failure to keep medicine out of the reach of children, trampoline use without the supervision of a therapist, and slide use without the presence of a monitor.

Author: 0 Mattis Calls Out China's 'Contempt' For Nations' 'Interests'

The resolution, which was unanimously approved by the 15-country council, adds 14 people and four entities to a blacklist that brings with it a travel ban and asset freeze. The posture shifts have left some in the region seeking clarity on United States policy. He said Pyongyang's missile tests were a response to those military drills, which it views as a "gun pointed at North Korea ".

Author: 0 Trump complicates travel ban case by grumbling at Justice Dept

He also sought a "much tougher version" of the order and tweeted, " In any event , we are extreme vetting people coming into the United States in order to help keep our country safe". "We need the Travel Ban as an extra level of safety", he tweeted. "That's right, we need a TRAVEL BAN for certain risky countries, not some politically correct term that won't help us protect our people", he tweeted.

U.S. Hawaii urges US Supreme Court not to revive Trump's travel ban
Author: 0 Hawaii urges US Supreme Court not to revive Trump's travel ban

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Monday upheld a decision to block the revised travel ban , which would suspend the nation's refugee program and temporarily bar new visas for citizens of Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen .

U.S. Milwaukee Panthers in need of men's basketball coach
Author: 0 Milwaukee Panthers in need of men's basketball coach

This might not strike anyone as being an incredible coach, but he did lead his team to the Horizon League Tournament Championship Game , despite being the 10th seed in the league. He was the first Butler player to participate in the National Basketball Developmental League, playing for the Huntsville Flight. Jordan also coached under Lickliter at Butler after playing for Collier and Thad Matta .

U.S. Gymboree files for bankruptcy protection to reduce debt
Author: 0 Gymboree files for bankruptcy protection to reduce debt

He further added, "We expect to move through this process quickly and emerge as a stronger organization that is better positioned in today's evolving retail landscape". With major debts starting to coming due in December, earnings in decline and vendors demanding tighter payment terms, Gymboree faced liquidity issues that pushed it into talks with lenders, and a chapter 11 filing Sunday.

U.S. Questions to Ask Senators About the AHCA, If Only They Let Us
Author: 0 Questions to Ask Senators About the AHCA, If Only They Let Us

It's targeting six more GOP senators than a previous ad buy in May. Trump's labeling of the House bill as "mean" was a significant shift of tone that followed months of private and public negotiations, during which he called the bill "great" and urged GOP lawmakers to vote for it.

Author: 0 Jury begins deliberating charges brought against officer who fatally shot Philando Castile

Yanez, 29, has been charged with second-degree manslaughter and two counts of reckless discharge of a firearm in the shooting of 32-year-old Castile on July 6, 2016, in Falcon Heights, Minn. Anthony police officer Jeronimo (yeh-RON'-ih-moh) Yanez, who shot her son during a traffic stop. After the shooting, the video shows Yanez standing at the auto window with his gun drawn for some time.

U.S. Russian Federation probe: Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee
Author: 0 Russian Federation probe: Attorney General Jeff Sessions to appear before Senate Intelligence Committee

The attorney-general may face sharper questioning from the intelligence committee, which has had access to intelligence materials in its inquiry into the Russian meddling. Sessions' role in the ongoing probe into Trump campaign's alleged communications with Russian Federation has come under increased scrutiny since the testimony of former FBI Director James Comey this week.

U.S. Trump says Obamacare in 'death spiral,' urges Congress to act
Author: 0 Trump says Obamacare in 'death spiral,' urges Congress to act

He was joined by families from OH and Kentucky he described as "victims of the Obamacare catastrophe". 'They've had their lives completely upended by the disaster known as Obamacare, ' Trump proclaimed. 'The last statewide insurer in the great state of OH is leaving, ' Trump said. He also veered from the event's message when he told the crowd that during his recent nine-day global trek he "sent a clear message that America expects fair trade, a level playing field, and so many other ...