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by | March 02, 2016 | 12:06

Cruz, a firebrand conservative senator, won the biggest prize, his home state of Texas as well as neighbouring Oklahoma, giving him three wins overall, including the leadoff Iowa caucuses. Super Tuesday comes at a pivotal moment in the Republican race. Trump and Clinton both also delivered virulent attacks on each other after their wins, with Trump calling the former secretary of state a "Washington insider" who would not achieve the change desired by the electorate, and Clinton ...

by | March 02, 2016 | 10:06

His comments, which surprised courtroom observers and then held them rapt, focused on Thomas' concern that people convicted of domestic-violence misdemeanors could permanently lose the right to own a firearm. CBS News reports that Thomas also wanted Eisenstein to confirm whether the loss of Second Amendment rights was being pursued for misdemeanors in which a weapon was not necessarily used.

by | March 02, 2016 | 09:51

That's probably not a coincidence. Variety reports that CBS made a deliberate effort to find an actress who wasn't Caucasian for the part of Nancy Drew , who, in the books, is strawberry-blonde and white. "She is diverse, that is the way she is written ", the executive told a group of reporters. The Persian actress, who was born and raised in North Texas and was a member of the Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders in the 1999-2000 National Football League season, has been a regular on the ...

by | March 02, 2016 | 06:21

Cruz was joined Monday by former Texas Gov. Rick Perry and current Gov. Greg Abbott, top-of-the-line endorsements in the Lone Star State. As of Monday afternoon, Cruz leads by an average of 10 points in Texas and he's banking on Texas for a win.

by | March 02, 2016 | 04:36

Justice Thomas shocked court watchers by asking several questions during a case before the Supreme Court today. He asked the lawyer whether the gun ban was permanent and questioned whether it was defensible when the misdemeanor didn't involve the use of a firearm.

by | March 02, 2016 | 02:11

But it really undermines our fabric as a nation", Clinton told supporters at a rally on the eve of the next group of primaries. The numbers bode well for the respective front-runners going into Tuesday's contests. He said he believes Trump has the best chance to beat Hillary Clinton in a fall election and "take on the D.C. establishment". "How many delegates do you have?" Still, many of these contests divide delegates proportionally, and so Sanders is poised to walk away with some, ...

by | March 02, 2016 | 01:05

Visitation was held at Hylton Memorial Chapel in Woodbridge Tuesday morning and was followed by the funeral service at noon. Bagpipes played and officers saluted the hearse carrying Guindon's body as it pulled up to the church. Once police searched Hamilton's home they found his wife, Crystal Hamilton, 29, dead as the result of a gunshot wound. Prince William County police have also announced they are collection donations for those who would like to help the family of Officer Guindon.

by | March 02, 2016 | 00:53

And South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, campaigning in Atlanta alongside Florida Sen. "If they vote for the candidate that was on the ballot at first, obviously that would help Trump by them not voting for a, you know, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz , Marco Rubio or [John] Kasich", Ford said .

by | March 01, 2016 | 23:40

Solid wins there and beyond on Super Tuesday could give her a almost insurmountable delegate count toward the nomination. Twelve states will hold primary elections or caucuses Tuesday, called " Super Tuesday". A political analyst for FiveThirtyEight.com writes: "There are six Super Tuesday states (Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia , Tennessee, Texas and Virginia) where black voters made up a larger share of the electorate in 2008 than they did in Iowa, New Hampshire or Nevada this ...

by | March 01, 2016 | 23:03

Democrats will vote in 11 states and American Samoa , with 865 delegates up for grabs. There are two kinds of delegates: pledged, who must vote based on primary and caucus results; and unpledged, or super, who are permanent delegates and can vote for whom they please at the conventions.

by | March 01, 2016 | 21:43

It's busiest day of the 2016 primary campaign. If the polls are correct, current Republican frontrunner Donald Trump could be in an all but unassailable position in the battle to choose the party's nomination for president. Ted Cruz, have lesser expectations. Rubio won't say what he'll do if he loses there - he's adamant he'll win. "What we can't let happen is the scapegoating, the flaming, the finger pointing that is going on the Republican side ", she told voters gathered in ...

by | March 01, 2016 | 13:17

Clinton is in the midst of a campaign swing through MA and Virginia, on the eve of the Super Tuesday primaries, which includes contests in those states. You know, elected officials are in - Republicans are getting increasingly nervous and - and some are even calling on you - Representative Franks from Arkansas, from - from Arizona, excuse me - to join forces with Senator Rubio in a joint ticket.

by | March 01, 2016 | 10:40

A Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge mobile phone is displayed during a preview of Samsung's flagship store, Samsung 837, in New York's Meatpacking District, Monday, Feb 22, 2016. The new enterprise features also include mobile device management services, cloud configuration, built-in enterprise apps, encryption and single-sign on capabilities.

by | February 29, 2016 | 23:46

In its report Friday, the CDC did not give the women's hometowns; state health officials have said there were two pregnant women with Zika in IL, three in Florida and one in Hawaii, who gave birth to a baby with microcephaly . Luskin-Hawk stressed that the overwhelming majority of people who have Zika show no symptoms and make full recoveries. There are over 4,000 pregnant women now in areas where transmission is going on.

by | February 29, 2016 | 10:09

States have been falling at the feet of Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, who has picked up New Hampshire, South Carolina and Nevada and the lion's share of 82 delegates in the GOP primary so far. Either he's not anywhere near as wealthy as he says he is, or he hasn't been paying the kind of taxes we would expect him to pay. "Cruz was a liar, but Rubio is worse".

by | February 28, 2016 | 21:52

Ohio Gov. John Kasich and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson remain in the race and could play spoilers as the trio of leading candidates, Trump , Cruz and Rubio, battle for delegates with an increasing sense of urgency. Nevada marks the first Republican nominating contest in the West and the fourth of the campaign as the candidates try to collect enough delegates to win the party's nomination at the national convention in July.

by | February 28, 2016 | 19:12

Marco Rubio says he has no plans to ratchet up his critique of Trump , even as he chases him across 11 states ahead of next week's " Super Tuesday " primaries . Cruz attempted to appeal to the state's fierce libertarian wing, appealing directly to those who supported Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's armed protest against the federal government in 2014 and a similar, more recent, one staged by Bundy's sons at a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon.

by | February 28, 2016 | 15:01

Donald Trump might tone down his abrasive approach if he wins the Republican nomination, he said hours after winning the Nevada caucuses , but for now he believes it works well for him. "Here's the bottom-line fact: The vast and overwhelming majority of the Republicans do not want Donald Trump to be our nominee", Rubio said. Despite Donald Trump sweeping to victory in Tuesday's Nevada caucuses , Sen.

by | February 28, 2016 | 08:30

That's when Democrats will vote in 11 states and American Samoa, with hundreds of delegates up for grabs. "We are not taking anything for granted". Clinton just after the polls closed at 7:00 p.m. Still, more than 10,000 people showed up in the early hours of Saturday morning. Hillary Clinton was forced to defend her previous views on same-sex marriage after she was quizzed by an audience member during a live debate.

by | February 28, 2016 | 06:56

Wrong again. Rubio lost the Nevada caucuses Tuesday night. Republican presidential candidate front-runner Donald Trump is riding momentum heading into the Super Tuesday primaries . In response to complaints that some caucus-goers had seen vote counters wearing Donald Trump t-shirts and hats, the state office Tweeted "It's not against the rules for volunteers to wear candidate gear".

by | February 28, 2016 | 04:36

And more than 8 in 10 black voters were supporting her over Hillary Clinton. Entrance polls in Nevada similarly showed that Clinton trounced Sanders by 3-to-1 among Black voters, but Sanders reportedly drew more support from Latinos. In the end it will assign the most delegates in one day. "Let's go make America all it should be again", Ms Clinton said at her own rally in Columbia .

by | February 28, 2016 | 04:35

On Friday, State Representative Sheldon Neeley of Flint asked Attorney General Bill Schuette for his legal opinion on whether an official withholding information that leads to death or harm can be charged criminally. "What can we do given the current circumstances?" She alluded to problems with a carcinogenic disinfectant byproduct, known as trihalomethane. Flint "should try to get back on the Detroit system as a stopgap ASAP before this thing gets too far out of control", Gadola wrote, ...

by | February 28, 2016 | 02:22

Making his announcement on Friday, Christie singled out Trump as the strongest candidate in the Republican race. "I can guarantee you that the one person that Hillary and Bill Clinton do not want to see on that stage come next September is Donald Trump", said Christie, who dropped his own bid for the presidency earlier this month following a disappointing finish in New Hampshire.

by | February 28, 2016 | 00:16

Voting is underway in South Carolina's Democratic presidential primary, and Hillary Clinton is looking for a big victory - and to win big over rival Bernie Sanders. Clinton has camped out in the state all week, protecting her lead. As late as December, it appeared Clinton was primed to run away with the SC primary.

by | February 27, 2016 | 23:59

And when Bernie gets in the white house he will do the right thing . He resigned amid an uproar over allegations of torture of terrorism suspects and controversy over politically motivated firings of USA attorneys. Both campaigns also are targeting independent voters, who are eligible to vote in the state's Democratic primary for the first time in modern history.

by | February 27, 2016 | 22:46

Duke also exhorted his followers to volunteer for Trump and suggested that his campaign was already staffed with racists. Political analysts say it's a move that doesn't hurt Trump but could impact when others publicize their endorsements .

by | February 27, 2016 | 21:51

On the same day, Democrats will vote on presidential candidates in Kansas, Louisiana and Nebraska. For the Democratic Party, delegates are reallocated to the remaining candidates. This primary-caucus cluster will be a crucial point in the election for each candidate because the large number of delegates could set the stage for a presidential nomination.

by | February 27, 2016 | 20:03

But the water source wasn't switched back until October of 2015, after Snyder approved using an estimated $12 million in city, state, and private funding. The governor's chief legal counsel concurred in a message to three top Snyder officials, but the state didn't make the switch until a year later, emails released to the Detroit News this week show.

by | February 27, 2016 | 18:47

As secretary of labor, Reich oversaw a series of minimum-wage increases that were signed into law by Clinton. People who already voted in the GOP primary, however, can not participate. Lucky for Clinton, she's dominated the in-state polling for quite some time. In 2008, 55 percent of South Carolina Democratic primary voters were black and then-Sen.

by | February 27, 2016 | 16:56

Support for Fianna Fail, the party most associated with Ireland's economic crash, has recovered slightly since it was punished at the last poll in 2011, though Mr Kenny has rejected the idea of doing a deal with its leader, Micheal Martin. He added: "What you've got here is an extraordinary situation". "We're looking at major transformation of our party system". "The only word I can use right now is deep disappointment", Mark Mortell, Kenny's advisor told Irish radio station Newstalk this ...

by | February 27, 2016 | 08:54

He later said. "Now I get to defend all the stuff (Trump) says". Reporters were visibly stunned when he walked into the room. "I guess because I figured Governor Christie would probably not participate in the campaign at this point", he said.

by | February 27, 2016 | 08:40

Prosecutors say the victims were apparently chosen at random , with none of them seemingly having a connection to the shooter or each other. Dalton's statements to police were used to file charges of murder and attempted murder Monday, two days after six people died in random shootings in the Kalamazoo area.

by | February 27, 2016 | 05:04

That means Nevada caucus-goers were significantly angrier than Republicans in earlier primary and caucus states. Trump did well among several groups according to poll data. She explained that when it comes to Donald Trump and his meteoric rise as a non-establishment Republican presidential candidate, his success has very little to do with a real likelihood to become president.

by | February 27, 2016 | 03:46

The plain-spoken Graham has repeatedly engaged in name-calling with Trump. Myrtle Beach is a popular resort and tourist destination in South Carolina, Graham's home state, and the city is hosting a Canadian-American Days festival beginning March 12.

by | February 26, 2016 | 15:20

In a strikingly aggressive attack that was quickly followed up by opposition emails from his campaign, Rubio went after Trump for his companies' bankruptcies; his management of Trump University, which is the subject of a federal lawsuit; and his use of undocumented and foreign workers in his properties in NY and Florida.