by | February 10, 2016 | 08:01

It was unclear what media reports he was referring to and he couldn't be immediately reached for comment. In a January 29 letter, the IOC said it is closely monitoring the situation in Brazil, and is in close communication with the World Health Organization and the Rio 2016 Organizing Committee.

by | February 10, 2016 | 06:26

In his final swing through the state Monday, Christie urged voters to pick a candidate who "has the maturity, and the steadiness, and the aggression to protect our country and put us back in the right spot". Long term, though, Cruz will want to broaden his appeal outside of his evangelical base if he wants to have a more viable campaign. She has written two books: "The Latino Advantage: Gender, Race and Political Success" and "The Latino Gender Gap in U.S.

by | February 10, 2016 | 01:17

Once approved, the song will be in the public domain. King declared last September that Warner/Chappell had no claim to the rights to the lyrics to the classic, only certain arrangements. It's a celebratory song loved by millions the world over now " Happy Birthday To You " will be able to be sung without impunity. The song has a complicated history reaching back to the 1893 publication of " Good Morning to All ", a children's song written by a Kentucky woman named Mildred Hill and her ...

by | February 10, 2016 | 00:35

But it's important to remember: Even with that big advantage among younger voters, Obama still lost New Hampshire to Clinton in 08. Clinton leads Sanders 48 percent to 45 percent among Democratic voters, according to the poll of 512 Americans, conducted February 2-5 following the Iowa caucus.

by | February 09, 2016 | 18:20

U.S. authorities report 50 laboratory-confirmed cases among United States travelers from December of past year to February 5. The funding request, which is to be made official on Tuesday, comes a week after the World Health Organization declared an global public health emergency.

by | February 09, 2016 | 17:42

Obama's motorcade zipped past two women holding signs protesting his visit and equating Islam to terrorism. "We've heard inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim Americans that has no place in our country", he said. Obama isn't the first president to visit a mosque in order to stress unity and tolerance. For Muslim advocates, Obama's visit was a long-awaited gesture to a community that has warned of escalating vitriol against them that has accompanied the public's concern ...

by | February 09, 2016 | 15:25

Another student at the university, Natalie M. Keepers - who already is charged with concealing a body and being an accessory to murder after the fact - now faces an additional charge of being an accessory to murder before the fact, Montgomery County Commonwealth's Attorney Mary Pettitt said.

by | February 09, 2016 | 15:18

The U.S. government on Friday urged men who recently traveled to areas where Zika virus runs rife and their pregnant sex partners to abstain from sexual activity or consistently and correctly use condoms during sex for the duration of the pregnancy.

by | February 09, 2016 | 15:09

They say Clinton will find more success in the SC primary on Feb 20. and the Nevada caucuses a week later, where polls show her with a wide lead. Instead, the 69-year-old lashed out at the Sanders campaign for what he described as inaccurate and "sexist" attacks on his wife.

by | February 09, 2016 | 10:49

Kirby said that none of the emails had been marked at any level of classification at the time they were sent through Clinton's computer server. "First, the 22 emails the State Department has labeled classified are part of seven separate back-and-forth email chains, and none of those emails chains originated with Secretary Clinton", the California Democrat continued.

by | February 09, 2016 | 08:11

He added that it was "no surprise" then that "threats and harassment of Muslim Americans have surged". On the current political climate , the president harshly condemned the "inexcusable political rhetoric against Muslim Americans that has no place in our country".

by | February 09, 2016 | 07:41

As reported on The DC , Sidney Blumenthal, Clinton's intelligence-provider and friend was responsible for some of the "Top Secret" emails, however, they were not completely classified, said the State Department on Friday. "I take classified information very seriously". 'State Department staff have been working extremely hard to process these emails and we are committed to getting them out.

by | February 09, 2016 | 06:39

In part, they were to have convened to discuss why the water crisis had even occurred and who is to blame for the issue. "Unfortunately, a prior Congressional hearing this week did not include top [Michigan] state officials, including emergency financial managers appointed by you [Snyder] to run the city of Flint", the letter read.

by | February 09, 2016 | 06:16

She predicted that Trump would step up sharp attacks on Cruz and Rubio, the telegenic young senator, as the New Hampshire primary nears. Hillary Clinton won Bernie Sanders with a razor-thin lead in the Iowa caucuses, according to results announced by Iowa Democratic Party Tuesday.

by | February 09, 2016 | 04:37

Wednesday . The snow moving into New England Monday through early Tuesday will be from a strong area of low pressure passing well off the East Coast. Officials say the slushy, heavy snow is expected to bring down tree limbs on power lines as the storm progresses. Locally higher snow totals are possible.

by | February 09, 2016 | 03:29

See photos of Anthony here. "Make sure you get my good side". It's not clear what kind of photography Anthony will pursue. Anthony filed paperwork to open the business in November to form Case Photography LLC , which became active on January 1.

by | February 07, 2016 | 00:06

A total of seven people have been tested for the Zika virus in SC so far, and two of those tests have come back negative, state health officials said Friday. The disease is strongly suspected of causing a severe birth defect called microcephaly , which causes the underdevelopment of the head and brain. He also stressed that the Aedes aegpyti mosquito, which spreads dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever as well as Zika, remains the virus' main vector and said the fight against the mosquito ...

by | February 06, 2016 | 23:54

Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola, Nestle and PepsiCo said Tuesday that they will donate up to 6.5 million bottles of water to schoolchildren in Flint , Mich., to help with the public health emergency caused by the city's lead-tainted water. "City and state officials' complete disregard for those requirements is exposing the people of Flint to lead, a powerful toxin that is devastating to the human body".

by | February 06, 2016 | 09:59

Still, the Friday survey presented fresh signs of momentum for Sanders, who surprised much of the political world when he came close to overtaking Clinton in the Monday-night Iowa caucuses. Clinton is +5 against Trump , while Sanders beats him by 10 points. Sen. One might say the tension between presidential candidate Donald Trump and Fox News moderator Megyn Kelly was contrasted starkly when MSNBC moderator Rachel Maddow hugged Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton after the debate was ...

by | February 06, 2016 | 03:07

Retired Officer Matthew Hickey and his former K-9 partner Ajax are seen in a photo posted to a GoFundMe page . Still, the offer of auxiliary officer stands: "In spite of what has already happened, the city of Marietta still wishes to extend an appointment to the position of a police auxiliary force member to former officer Hickey", the statement concluded, "It is the position of the city just as it was Thursday night, that this is the best possible resolution for the city, the police ...

by | February 05, 2016 | 22:01

That's why Andrew Cline says that if Donald Trump wins the Republican Primary there, it could spell the end of the importance of the Granite State's first-in-the nation primary. State House Speaker Shawn Jasper endorsed Christie Wednesday just before the New Jersey governor took questions from reporters. Prior to the Iowa finish, Trump held 31 support of GOP support in New Hampshire , followed by Cruz with 12 and Rubio 11, Kasisch 11, Bush 8 and Christie 7.

by | February 01, 2016 | 14:52

Trump boycotted the Fox News debate - the final one before the Iowa caucuses - because he objected to host Megyn Kelly and the network's treatment of him. During his speech on Friday, Trump lamented that Cruz was not questioned during about his birthplace during Thursday's Fox News debate. "Because Ted is leading in a lot of the polls".

by | February 01, 2016 | 14:38

Trump didn't name any such senators, and none immediately emerged. Bernie Sanders, suggested that political point-scoring helped explain the hubbub over the State Department's announcement Friday that it was withholding some emails on the home server she used while secretary of state.

by | January 27, 2016 | 00:48

In December, Clinton led Sanders in the Hawkeye State by 18 points in CNN/ORC's polling, 54 percent to 36 percent. "It can sound like he hasn't really thought it through", says Clinton. Clinton's pivot to foreign policy may appear to be a smart move - after all, it should be her strongest issue. NAYLOR: Yeah, yeah. But you know, compared to the kinds of ads that we've been seeing, especially on the Republican side with a lot of dark images and fears of terrorism and shady figures ...

by | January 26, 2016 | 16:58

And in New Hampshire, which hosts the nation's first primary, Sanders is handily beating Clinton, who had for months been seen as the party's undisputed front-runner for the nomination. Sullivan's comments echoed a common theme of recent days: casting Sanders as a foreign-policy lightweight. "I'm not interested in ideas that sound good on paper, but will never make it in the real world", Clinton said .

by | January 26, 2016 | 12:00

Democratic caucus-goers surveyed said they trusted Sanders over Clinton on the economy by 22 percentage points, and 67% said they felt his proposals would help the middle class. She said the Iranian government still engages in a variety of concerning behaviors, including supporting terror, backing Syrian President Bashar Assad and destabilizing the region.

by | January 26, 2016 | 11:31

Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) took the lead over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a new poll of Iowa Democratic voters just less than two weeks before the state's caucus. It also seeks to focus the foreign policy conversation on topics other than the one where she's received the most criticism from Democrats: her 2003 vote in favor of the Iraq invasion.

by | January 26, 2016 | 10:55

Also leaving is Jason Toff , general manager of Vine, who will be returning to his previous employer, Google, to work on VR. Twitter still is struggling with 316 million users (as of July 2015) and has been around four years longer than Instagram.

by | January 26, 2016 | 10:52

Zika's already taken hold in 21 countries and territories of the Americas and the mosquito-borne virus will nearly certainly spread further, WHO's western hemisphere branch, the Pan American Health Organization, said in an update. While deaths due to the disease are rare, BBC pointed out that there have been 3,500 reported cases of microcephaly, babies born with small brains, in Brazil since October 2015 alone.

by | January 26, 2016 | 09:58

Clinton made the tragedy worse by indicating the victims' families were liars when they insisted she told them the attack was the result of a YouTube video. " Bernie Sanders represents that caricature that Republicans like to put forward". "We have to energize those young voters and make those voters feel like they are part of the process and part of a change of government", Sumter said.

by | January 26, 2016 | 07:56

But it's also showing the residents of Flint that people do care. We're still awaiting the definitive autopsy that will reveal the governor's precise role in this ongoing train-wreck, but Snyder is realistic enough to understand that any legal distinction between his subordinates' incompetence and his own culpable negligence will likely prove irrelevant in the court of public opinion.

by | January 26, 2016 | 05:22

The latest poll reflects that number has now fallen to 54 percent, accounting for a 10-point swing toward those who say they will "probably" go to the caucus. We're ready, most of us, for a change. "There is so much at stake for us in America". "It's not somebody who's got a lot of strip clubs and casinos".

by | January 26, 2016 | 02:23

Rick Snyder thought he'd calm fears and win over residents when he addressed the current water crisis in Flint, he was mistaken. Weaver also met with Obama's senior adviser and his intergovernmental affairs director on Tuesday. Nicole, Lurie , HHS Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response. While Snyder took responsibility for the mess, he seemed to place more of the blame on others, particularly the leadership of the state Department of Environmental Quality, which he said failed ...

by | January 26, 2016 | 00:43

The virus has quickly spread across 21 countries in South America and the Caribbean in recent weeks. There is now no vaccine or drug to prevent an infection and symptoms include joint pain, a rash, eye pain, headache and muscle pain - similar to dengue fever.

by | January 26, 2016 | 00:05

Unlike its cousin dengue , which can cause high fever and joint pain, Zika produces symptoms, including mild fever and rash, that are often so light that people don't know they have the disease. In November, Brazil was the first nation to issue that advice, after it saw a sharp increase in the rare birth defect coinciding with an outbreak of the virus there.