Flight Diverted After Passenger Complains About $12 Blanket

A passenger who felt chilly on a Hawaiian Airlines flight found himself booted off the plane after he verbally abused flight crew over the cost of a blanket. In economy, they are available for purchase. Speaking with CBS Los Angeles , traveller Ei... More..

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Here's How Tech Companies Are Responding To The Women's Strike
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Here's How Tech Companies Are Responding To The Women's Strike

This day has also been deemed A Day Without Women. "For my congresswoman and senators, because they are fighting for women and women's rights, I'm going to thank them for the work", said Block, 26. He tweeted...More..

Bears expected to give Mike Glennon 3-year deal
by | Friday, March 10, 2017

Bears expected to give Mike Glennon 3-year deal

The Bears now hold the third overall selection in this year's draft after going 3-13 this past season, and could potentially look to select one of the top three quarterbacks in this year's draft class. The down...More..

Most Americans say special prosecutor should investigate Trump-Russia ties
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

Most Americans say special prosecutor should investigate Trump-Russia ties

Russian Federation under Putin is not a friend of the United States. "I don't think we can know that yet", he said . According to Americablog writer John Aravosis, conservative news site Newsmax also...More..

More high winds coming to region
by | Thursday, March 09, 2017

More high winds coming to region

Tonight: Mostly clear, with a low around 39. Winds of such speeds could bring down power lines, tree limbs and even trees, all of which could cause power outages. The day will see sustained winds of 30 to 40...More..

Day care worker caught on camera pushing 4-year-old down stairs
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Day care worker caught on camera pushing 4-year-old down stairs

The camera was allegedly installed just 30 minutes before the incident, although officials haven't addressed why. That's when the 52-year-old suspect reaches out and appears to shove the girl. "We don't do th...More..

At least 3 dead after train hits charter bus in Mississippi
by | Wednesday, March 08, 2017

At least 3 dead after train hits charter bus in Mississippi

A city spokesperson said about 50 people were on the bus, several of them were injured. Victims have been taken to Merit Health and Ocean Springs Hospital in Biloxi, and Singing River Hospital in nearby Pasca...More..

Grimm Case Vacated, Sessions Sets Back Trans Rights at Supreme Court
by | Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Grimm Case Vacated, Sessions Sets Back Trans Rights at Supreme Court

In 2015, the Department of Education issued a recommendation that schools must generally "treat transgender students consistent with their gender identity", but the Trump administration revoked such guidance in...More..

Cuomo Announces New York-Israel Commission
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Cuomo Announces New York-Israel Commission

Cuomo's visit, meant as a show of solidarity with the Jewish community, comes after a series of bomb threats against Jewish Community Centers across the U.S. Cuomo's office said his brief visit would include me...More..

SEC Championship Preview: Mississippi State vs SC
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

SEC Championship Preview: Mississippi State vs SC

They will load their sedans and trucks and faithfully follow their Gamecocks nearly anywhere. It is only fitting that these two teams play for the championship. Saiz scored six points and Tyree added a 3-poin...More..

Columbus police search for missing woman
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Columbus police search for missing woman

Her auto was found in the 2300 block of Riverside Drive in Columbus not far from 22nd and Washington Streets. The New York Daily News reported that the passenger side door of the auto was open, and a cell...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

VP Mike Pence Says Associated Press Owes Apology For Publishing Wife's Email

The article said that both email addresses were used to conduct official business back to 2013. Emails obtained by his home state Indianapolis Star newspaper showed that Pence used the private account to ...More..

Groups Clash At President Trump Rally, 2 Arrested
by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Groups Clash At President Trump Rally, 2 Arrested

Smith and her husband brought their granddaughters to the event. She helped to organize the local rally Saturday. "Just look at what President Trump has accomplished in weeks since Inauguration Day", Ruthie H...More..

by | Monday, March 06, 2017

Muslim teen found hanged in woods hadn't attended school for 3 weeks

The tree where the body was is about 12 to 14 feet from a trail, and "maybe 10 feet at most from the nearest backyard fence", Bukhari said. "Although at the autopsy I did not see any evidence of trauma beyond...More..

by | Sunday, March 05, 2017

U.S. suspends premium processing of H1-B petitions

In the fast processing the applications are eligible for approvals within fifteen days. The temporary suspension of "premium processing" of H-1B visas will cause some uncertainty for Indian software compani...More..

ICE Agents in Police Jackets Seize Undocumented Man Outside His Daughters' School
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

ICE Agents in Police Jackets Seize Undocumented Man Outside His Daughters' School

He and his wife had already dropped off their 12-year-old daughter and were headed to drop off 13-year-old Fatima Avelica next. "I cried", daughter Brenda Avelica said . Ricardo Mireles, executive direct...More..

Don't increase military spending
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Don't increase military spending

Some spending is off limits , including debt service, and the president has claimed that he won't touch Social Security and Medicare. The White House's fiscal signals have been muddled and even contradictory....More..

Rand Paul Blocked From Reading Obamacare Repeal Bill
by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Rand Paul Blocked From Reading Obamacare Repeal Bill

Sen. Thom Tillis was more direct when asked about where he stands on the competing ideas: "I'm all about ideal, but I'll settle for good". Sen. Rand Paul brought a photo-copier and said he wanted to make ...More..

by | Saturday, March 04, 2017

Kyrgios stuns Djokovic in straight sets

Djokovic on the other hand was the favourite to lift the title despite the presence of Rafael Nadal in the tournament. Kyrgios relied on a savage combination of consistency and raw power to craft his 7-6 (9),...More..

Boy, 2, Dies After More Than 5 Hours in Hot SUV
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Boy, 2, Dies After More Than 5 Hours in Hot SUV

The reminder wasn't enough to save Jacob. "With a handsome smile, he was always willing to help", the statement said. Sheriff's Office spokesman Larry McKinnon declined to provide information about what d...More..

Peabody double murder suspect due in court
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Peabody double murder suspect due in court

He was arraigned on two counts of first-degree murder and was ordered held without bail. Doughty was sought in connection with the February 18 slaying of Mark Greenlaw and Jennifer O'Connor, whose bodies were...More..

by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Chasson Randle back with New York Knicks

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical , the New York Knicks and point guard Brandon Jennings have made a decision to part ways. According to The Vertical , the Wizards will release a play...More..

Once again a 'top college' for Peace Corps
by | Friday, March 03, 2017

Once again a 'top college' for Peace Corps

Students interested in post-graduate service and opportunities can attend a panel discussion from 6 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, in 129BC HUB, featuring representatives from the Peace Corps, Teach for America...More..

by | Thursday, March 02, 2017

In Endymion parade crash, new charges for suspected drunk driver

Among the injured was one police officer. 'There were bodies flying off the hood while he was still driving .' . The drama led to authorities cautioning of a possible terrorist attack, similar to the ones ...More..

Rep. Daniel Donovan will vote 'no' on Obamacare repeal without a replacement
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Rep. Daniel Donovan will vote 'no' on Obamacare repeal without a replacement

Earlier this month, a draft of a Republican Obamacare replacement plan leaked to the press - and it was nearly immediately panned by the conservative House Freedom Caucus for supposedly being too liberal. The "...More..

Freedom Caucus chair says he'd vote against draft ObamaCare replacement
by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Freedom Caucus chair says he'd vote against draft ObamaCare replacement

How many of those Republican who voted to repeal in 2015 meant it, and for how many was it simply a publicity stunt before the 2016 election that they knew President Obama would never sign? Our brand new busi...More..

by | Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Significant severe weather threat tomorrow through Wednesday

Significant severe weather outbreak expected late tomorrow through Wednesday . The greatest risk for severe storms looks to be from Greenup to Effingham to Vandalia south into southern and southeastern IL. W...More..

by | Tuesday, February 28, 2017

United States to Drop Part of Texas Voter ID Law Case, Lawyers Say

The 5th Circuit Court of Appeals further blocked the state from fully enforcing the law for the 2016 presidential election, a decision that cleared the way for more than 16,000 Texans to vote. But U.S. Distri...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Leaked report suggests millions could lose coverage under GOP health proposal

John Boehner and Barack Obama. In the interview Thursday, Buck said he wants a replacement plan to cover as many people as possible but stopped short of committing - as President Donald Trump has - t...More..

by | Monday, February 27, 2017

US' Fox News features mysterious 'security advisor' from Sweden

In a follow-up on the attention on immigration and crime in Sweden that President Donald Trump drew attention to last week at a Florida rally, "The O'Reilly Factor" did a segment on Thursday featuring Swedish...More..

Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia Vandalized
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Jewish Cemetery in Philadelphia Vandalized

He made the discovery in a visit to his father's grave. "It's just very disheartening that such a thing would take place", Mallin said. "I'm hoping it was maybe just some drunk kids", he said. It also produ...More..

Iowa City residents hold Affordable Care Act rally
by | Monday, February 27, 2017

Iowa City residents hold Affordable Care Act rally

On Saturday, people gathered downtown to protest that. "We need to rise up or we'll be sitting around with no healthcare, without the things we need to keep", Jim Odenkirk said. Numerous GOP aides and lawmake...More..

Transgender Gloucester teen's fight heads to the Supreme Court
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Transgender Gloucester teen's fight heads to the Supreme Court

While the Supreme Court still must rule on equal protections for transgender students , the court has at least decided one transgender issue-no misgendering. But legal arguments about whether protections aga...More..

by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

President Trump attacks news media, urges supporters to rally

President Donald Trump said on Saturday he would not attend the White House Correspondent's Association Dinner, an annual parade of celebrities, journalists and politicians that in recent years has drawn fire f...More..

Group wants Obama to run for president in France
by | Sunday, February 26, 2017

Group wants Obama to run for president in France

While polls suggest he is widely viewed positively in France - a Pew Global Research poll from past year found that 84 percent of the French had confidence that Obama would do the right thing in global affair...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Justice Ginsburg praises media and the role of free press

The BBC said that in its interview, Ginsburg was careful to avoid commenting on Trump after she apologized a year ago for making critical comments about him. In an earlier interview with the BBC Ginsburg refer...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Missouri man charged with trying to plan terrorist attack in Kansas City

Robert Lorenzo Hester, 26, was charged with attempting to supply material support to an ISIS attack, the New York Daily News reported. According to the affidavit, the investigation began in September 2016 w...More..

by | Saturday, February 25, 2017

Federal Appeals court upholds Maryland assault rifle ban

The law - implemented after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting that killed 20 students and six teachers in Newtown, Conn. - is meant to protect against gun violence. The Brady Center to Prevent Gun ...More..

Protest In Anaheim Over Video Of Off-Duty Officer Firing Gun Turns Violent
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Protest In Anaheim Over Video Of Off-Duty Officer Firing Gun Turns Violent

Tuesday's confrontation began over what Anaheim police described as " ongoing issues " with the juveniles walking across the officer's property. The boy "is alleged to have threatened to shoot the off-duty ...More..

by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Major break in the case of missing Georgia teacher

Ryan Alexander Duke, who is a graduate of the school where Grinstead taught history, has been charged with murder. The GBI says the investigation is still active and the search for Grinstead's remains continu...More..

Trump Immigration Rules Slash Protections For Undocumented
by | Friday, February 24, 2017

Trump Immigration Rules Slash Protections For Undocumented

One of the memos also directed Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE ) to hire 10,000 officers and agents and Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) to hire 5,000 additional border patrol agents and 500 air and ...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Judge Rules That Texas Can't Defund Planned Parenthood

Anti-abortion and pro-choice rallies have been held across the country over the past month, calling alternately for the ban or support of abortion. Ninety percent of the Medicaid money came from the federal g...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Documents: After shooting, Roof went toward 2nd black church

Dylann Roof , the white supremacist terrorist who killed nine churchgoers in a racially motivated hate crime in Charleston in 2015, had lists of other black churches in his auto the day of the murders and had t...More..

Earnhardt Jr., Keselowski deadlocked atop Daytona 500 odds
by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Earnhardt Jr., Keselowski deadlocked atop Daytona 500 odds

Not only did NASCAR implement a new concussion protocol, but other drivers are starting to be more outspoken about their experiences with concussions. Allmendinger said. "I'm just assuming going 200 miles per h...More..

by | Thursday, February 23, 2017

Saturated Northern California treading water

Flooding varied from neighborhood to neighborhood along the creek, which runs about 30 miles through San Jose, but was expected to start receding overnight. The weather service issued a flash flood warning for ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Neurosurgeon gets life sentence after maiming patients

The surgery took place in February 2012 after Summers was injured in a vehicle crash and sought help from his childhood friend, who offered to perform the basic procedure to rid him of pain and numbness he had ...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Shia LaBeouf's Anti-Trump Art Project Is Moving to New Mexico

Shia LaBeouf's anti-Trump art installation has passersby read the text " He will not divide us " as part of an Internet livestream. They didn't mention any instances of violence and didn't even respond to req...More..

by | Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Runaway bull leads police on wild goose chase through NY

Police officers asked workers at the scene to help corral the animal, the station added. "It was the running of the bulls today from what I understand", said resident Felicia Evans. It was in the process of b...More..

Senate Intel Committee asks agencies to keep records related to Russian probe
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Senate Intel Committee asks agencies to keep records related to Russian probe

Committee members declined to comment on what was discussed after the more than hourlong briefing. "And as long as they do their job, and we cooperate with them, they'll issue a report, and the report will sa...More..

Woman, 56, jumps on back of man attacking Baton Rouge police officer
by | Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Woman, 56, jumps on back of man attacking Baton Rouge police officer

A Good Samaritan is being hailed a hero after she stepped in to save an injured Louisiana police officer who was being attacked during a traffic stop. Don Coppola said. "I did what God needed me to do". William...More..