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by | February 26, 2016 | 10:18

RON ELVING, BYLINE: Absolutely essential, Michel, to restore the momentum that she lost when she was clobbered in New Hampshire earlier this month. "Tens of thousands of men and women with kids to raise, bills to pay, and dreams that won't die - this is your campaign", she told a crowd at Caesar's Palace in Las Vegas.

by | February 24, 2016 | 05:11

Cruz apologized to GOP hopeful Ben Carson earlier this month after his campaign promoted a news story suggesting that Carson was getting out of the race. In his tweets Monday afternoon , Trump also referenced a "phony ad" that he called "ridiculously false" and demanded that he take it down. Attacking has been a major theme within the party in the race thus far, which has been a concern of many voters.

by | February 24, 2016 | 04:01

After suffering a stroke and enduring failing vision and hearing, she spent her final years in an assisted living residence in Monroeville. Bush said while awarding Lee the Medal of Freedom, the highest civil honor that a President can bestow, "This daughter of Monroeville, Alabama, had something to say about honor, and tolerance, and, most of all, love - and it still resonates".

by | February 24, 2016 | 03:02

Ann Mote, owner of the Ol' Curiosities & Book Shoppe in Monroeville, said she thinks the town will always be linked to Lee. The funeral service was held at First United Methodist Church in Monroeville on Saturday, with history professor Wayne Flynt, a long-time friend, delivering the eulogy.

by | February 24, 2016 | 02:51

Clyburn's endorsement was a coup for Clinton in SC, where Democrat primary voters will head to the polls on Saturday. But, as has been frequently noted, the nature of caucuses and Nevada itself mean that those polls may not accurately reflect how voters in the state feel .

by | February 23, 2016 | 23:44

The South Carolina Democratic primary is slated to take place on Saturday, February 27. Spike Lee thinks Bernie Sanders got game. For too long we've given our votes to corporate puppets. South Carolina's Democratic electorate is heavily African-American, and the two candidates have been focusing on reaching out to black voters. Sanders has not quite been able to mobilize his supporters among the minorities, a trend which needs to change quickly if the senator is serious about beating ...

by | February 23, 2016 | 21:42

A string of victories for Clinton and Trump in Super Tuesday contests would give them commanding leads in the race for delegates who will choose the nominees at the parties' national conventions in July, dampening prospects for their rivals to catch up.

by | February 23, 2016 | 19:58

Two victims are in the hospital. Mr. Dalton, 45, appeared Monday in a small Kalamazoo courtroom via a closed-circuit television feed for his arraignment on 16 counts stemming from the rampage. Authorities could not confirm Dalton was working for Uber during the almost five-hour shooting spree on Saturday evening. Getting dismissed the idea that Dalton was seeking a particular person when authorities say he shot the first victim.

by | February 23, 2016 | 15:36

A hallmark of Trump's campaign has been consistent and highly personal savaging of his political rivals - or anyone else he perceives has attacked him, including a milder rebuke of Pope Francis. He finished far out of the running in each of the first three states. "About 70 percent of Republicans around the country have said , 'we want someone other than Donald Trump to be our nominee, '" Rubio said.

by | February 23, 2016 | 08:45

Trump's performance could unnerve the Republican establishment, since SC has sided with the eventual nominee in every GOP presidential race since 1980, apart from 2012. After primaries and caucuses in just three states so far (Iowa, New Hampshire , and Nevada ) Bernie Sanders has earned 51 delegates. When Bernie Sanders won New Hampshire by a wide margin, he was understandably excited.

by | February 23, 2016 | 08:04

On Saturday, the scout set up shop outside Foster Buds marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon. For almost 100 years, Girl Scouts across the country have taken their bake sale to a whole new level to raise money for essential girl scout services.

by | February 23, 2016 | 07:20

The sit down between military officials and diplomats from the two sides was meant to pave the way for a broader UN-led meeting on a ceasefire between worldwide players involved in the Syrian crisis. President Barack Obama on Friday spoke to Erdogan in an 80-minute telephone call, sharing his concerns over the Syrian conflict and promising his support.

by | February 22, 2016 | 12:57

Nationwide, while Sanders is nearly tied with Clinton in terms of pledged delegates after three primaries, Clinton is way ahead in overall delegates; around 450 superdelegates have already chosen to support her at the convention, compared to just 19 who say they will back Sanders, Time reports .

by | February 21, 2016 | 10:44

However, there has been widespread criticism over the U.S. government's attempts to circumvent iPhone security, including Apple top brass. "It's unfortunate that Apple continues to refuse to assist in the department in obtaining access to the phone of one the terrorists involved in a major terror attack on US soil", read a statement from the Justice Department.

by | February 21, 2016 | 03:18

NEW YORK (AP) - About 10,000 protesters, some holding signs and other chanting, rallied in New York on Saturday in support of a former police officer convicted for fatally shooting an unarmed man in a darkened stairwell in a public housing building.

by | February 20, 2016 | 11:56

Meanwhile, Gov. Snyder says he's hopeful that the federal government will expand Medicaid coverage to people under 21 and pregnant women who have been exposed to Flint's lead-contaminated water. That aid comes as a new congressional report by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Service said the Environmental Protection Agency waited too long to take enforcement action after learning of elevated lead levels in Flint's tap water.

by | February 20, 2016 | 10:35

The governor said the pipe project will start with priority lead lines, with the help of estimates from the Lansing Board of Water and Light, which has replaced much of Lansing's lead piping in the past. There could be as many as 15,000 lead service lines that need to be replaced at a cost that may exceed $50 million. Rick Snyder told reporters on Tuesday that the federal government is to blame for the city of Flint's lead-poisoned water supply.

by | February 20, 2016 | 09:34

With time running out before the SC primary, Jeb Bush's campaign released a new ad on Wednesday - this time featuring a testimonial from his brother. "She's a very good governor and should I win the nomination, there'll be a role for her in the campaign", Bush, 63, told reporters after a campaign event in Summerville, South Carolina .

by | February 20, 2016 | 09:15

Michael Dykehouse of Ann Arbor tells The Detroit News ( http://detne.ws/1KrQj85 ) the white paint that's made with lead is "part of my vocabulary as an artist". The bill now goes back to the Senate to work out differences in its version of the legislation. The amount was proposed by Snyder last week in his budget presentation.

by | February 20, 2016 | 05:42

Although that may be true, the fact of the matter is that no Republican candidate who won two of the first three primary states has ever gone on to lose the nomination. Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush follows closely behind Rubio at 13 percent, while Ohio Governor John Kasich and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson are tied at 9 percent.

by | February 20, 2016 | 05:29

The case of Couch, convicted of manslaughter in the deaths of four people in a drunken-driving crash in 2013 when he was 16, made national news when a judge sentenced him to 10 years of probation instead of jail time. Instead of jail time, Couch received the 10 year probation plus rehab and counseling. He and his mother, Tonya Couch, were found in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, on December 28 after a two-week search.

by | February 20, 2016 | 03:12

The low humidity in the area at the time also allowed the flames to continue burning despite the cold winds. He says the cause of the fire was the spark of a lawn mower that was reported at about 10 a.m. 'The wind, it's just fierce...A fireman walking along the side of the truck could not keep up with the wind, ' he added. More than 100 firefighters from several agencies battled the fire .

by | February 19, 2016 | 23:12

Consumer Product Safety Commission ( CPSC ) has deemed that not a single hoverboard can be deemed safe after spending months looking into the safety hazards that such devices possess. According to the video , they are focusing on "the components of the hoverboards' lithium-ion battery packs and their interaction with the circuit boards inside the unit".

by | February 19, 2016 | 12:39

It remains unclear, however, if the primary will be held on March 15 as now planned. North Carolina has until Friday to officially approve a new congressional district map . As of Thursday, more than 21,000 absentee ballots have been mailed for the primary and more than 2,000 returned. If Roberts doesn't issue a stay before Friday, then the appellate court order stands, and the state is compelled to submit newly-drawn maps by Friday.

by | February 19, 2016 | 12:33

Even with the broad range of supporters in New Jersey, he was not able to pull the numbers he wanted in New Hampshire. Gayle said she weighed Bush and Trump before choosing Rubio for the February 20 GOP primary. In the eighth Republican debate, just a few days before the New Hampshire primary, it was Christie who knocked the air out of Rubio - and claimed his putdown as enough to earn a ticket out of New Hampshire.

by | February 19, 2016 | 07:31

Porter testifying against Sgt. Alicia D. White and Officer Ceasar Goodson Jr . All trials of the officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore have been put on hold by the Maryland Court of Appeals. Porter's legal team has argued there was no way the state could guarantee that information from his testimony in other cases wouldn't be used against him at a later trial.

by | February 19, 2016 | 07:09

Haley's endorsement came at a 6 p.m. Wednesday event in Chapin. Moments after South Carolina Republican Governor Nikki Haley endorsed Senator Marco Rubio on Wednesday in the South Carolina Republican presidential primary, the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley and NBC Nightly News saw nearly zero interest in this massive endorsement to the tune of only a combined 32 seconds.

by | February 19, 2016 | 01:32

The findings were published exclusively in the Washington Post . The group also noted that the number of black separatist groups, which it categorizes as hate groups, has risen from 113 in 2014 to 180 in 2015. They say the center has long defined hate groups as organizations that attack entire groups of people based on a characteristic key to their identity, such as race, religion, gender, or sexual orientation.

by | February 19, 2016 | 01:20

Studies later confirmed that the water wasn't properly treated, causing it to corrode pipes and fixtures, which then leaked lead. "We're not trying to take anything away from Flint", said Elyse Pivnick, the director of environmental health for Isles Inc., a community-development organization in Trenton, N.J.

by | February 17, 2016 | 21:44

Once I kind of figured everything out, you know, with everything since the half[time show] at the Super Bowl and with law enforcement as a whole. When asked to clarify that comment, he added, "You know, Beyoncé's video". "For this to happen at my house, this bothers me tremendously". "I'm alive and well". "It startled me for my kids' sake". The pop megastar's newly released visuals for " Formation ", an ode to southern black culture, has been chided by Fox News and other conservative ...

by | February 17, 2016 | 11:46

The Japanese automaker has claimed that certain Acura and Honda vehicles from 2005-2016 are being recalled in order to replace the Takata PSDI-5 driver-side inflators, which adds 2.23 million vehicles. Continental told the NHTSA the callback would also involve vehicles built by Volvo Trucks North America and Mazda Motor Corp. Last year, Mercedes recalled 126,260 C-Series cars from 2008 and 2009 and 2010 GLK350 vehicles because of the problem.

by | February 17, 2016 | 06:41

Sanders also wants to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 an hour, break up the biggest Wall Street banks, pour $1 trillion into the country's infrastructure, expand Social Security benefits and make college free at all public universities by raising taxes on Wall Street.

by | February 17, 2016 | 01:04

Beyonce is banned in Canada after Super Bowl performance. The video, in the form of a horror movie trailer, shows white people freaking out to Beyonce's lyrics about black culture as they realize the pop superstar is black. "I found the entire show objectionable, was extolling the Black Panthers, who were a terrorist organization killing police officers in the 60s and 70s", said Rep.

by | February 16, 2016 | 22:12

Scalia, a conservative justice who served on the court for 30 years, was found dead of natural causes Saturday morning at a West Texas ranch. The constitution does not include exemptions for election years, or for the president's last term in office.

by | February 15, 2016 | 22:24

Liang held his head in his hands. "My client feels awful about it, but what he did wasn't a crime". Although Mr. Thompson has stated that the conviction is not a condemnation of the entire NYPD, he believes that the court's decision shows that Gurley's life mattered.