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Blind Maine woman, guide dog booted from flight over seating

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Wake, 43, said he was seated in row 7 on the flight taking him home to Chicago when a flight attendant fumbled a soft drink and inadvertently drenched him. There is no listed restriction forbidding animals in the first-class cabin. In a blog post written after the incident, Martin said she told the employee that Quan was a guide dog, not a support dog, but was ignored. Read More »

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos talks school choice, funding with Martie Salt

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It is abhorrent that the DeVos-style reformers often accuse traditional public school personnel, including administrators and unions, of protecting adults to the detriment of students. Opponents of school choice say billions of taxpayer dollars could be funneled to private Christian and Catholic schools, which are the majority of US private schools. Read More »

Election day banner demanding democracy appears on Hong Kong's Lion Rock

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Pro-Beijing and pro-democracy groups held competing rallies outside the election venue, and were kept apart by police hundreds of police officers. Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor (C) poses for a photo with her family members after winning the election at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center in Hong Kong , south China, March 26. Read More »

Trump, GOP leaders pull health care bill in humiliating loss

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When Pennsylvania's Charlie Dent said he was a "no", Trump replied, "Why am I even talking to you?" They own the loss, nobody else. "He didn't care or particularly know about health care", a key GOP congressional aide said about Trump following the stunning defeat of the Republican health care plan Friday. Read More »

By any name, health care needs to be sensible

President Trump said last week in Louisville that he could not pass massive tax reform until he passed this bill. "So the way to get healthy people is to offer cheaper products designed for the healthy people". A HealthNet plan didn't cover outpatient rehabilitative services. Furthermore, many will lose their existing coverage, adding to the negative impact on our region's residents. Read More »

1 killed, 13 wounded, says police

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Kimberly Williams said . There were four officers working detail outside the club at the time, who administered aid to shooting victims and attempted CPR on the one person who "didn't make it", Williams said. "People [were] just trying to get out of harm's way". "There was a shooting here this morning around one o'clock in the morning", he said. The victim who died in the incident, which is not believed to be terrorism-related, was 27-year-old O'Bryan Spikes. Read More »

One killed, 15 injured in OH nightclub shooting

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Sunday. Cranley said the investigation, and the community's healing, will be a "long process". Ohio Governor John Kasich said his office was offering help to local authorities. At the time of preparing this report, several people injured in the shooting are undergoing emergency surgery. That person also was treated and released. Read More »

Shooting in Ohio's Cincinnati night club kills 1, injured 14

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Cincinnati Assistant Police Chief Paul Neudigate said there was "only one reported shooter". "This is going to be a long process for us to solve this crime - crimes, plural - and heal as a community", Cranley added. "By the time shots were fired, individuals ran outside, so there was not a lot of people inside the club", Williams said. 15 people were shot and one person killed at a Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday morning. Read More »

Joe Biden says he regrets not running to be president

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In an appearance at Colgate University on Friday, the university's president, Brian W. Casey, asked Biden, "Did you ever think, what if?" 'On a college campus I will never, never do anything other than answer the question completely unvarnished and straightforward, ' he said, the Utica Observer-Dispatch reports. Read More »

Cincinnati Nightclub Shooting: 1 Killed, 14 Injured At 'Packed' Venue

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Police said numerous witnesses fled the scene after the shooting, but they are still searching for club-goers that saw what happened. Gov. John Kasich, U.S. In a later news conference, though, police said more than one person fired weapons. We are sending our prayers to the families of the deceased and the injured victims of this tragic nightclub shooting. Read More »

North Korea vows pre-emptive strike against South, US

It's the most sanctioned country in the world. You know, we've done a lot on sanctions. That hasn't worked. We tried to have negotiations with them. An additional 19 entities and individuals were sanctioned for other violations, according to the State Department, as a result of determination that there was "credible information indicating they had transferred to, or acquired from, Iran, North Korea or Syria goods, services, or technology listed on multilateral export control lists; or on USA ... Read More »

Florentino Perez: "A Benzema-Mbappé duo? Everything is possible"

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The starlet is also not keen on leaving the club but has admitted that it's his dream to pay for Real Madrid. A subsequent WORLD RECORD bid of £95m was also rejected, it has been reported . "A duo of Benzema and Mbappe?" Caen defender Damien Da Silva (L) vies with Monaco's French forward Kylian Mbappe Lottin. Mbappe is now with the France national squad and could make his worldwide debut against Luxembourg in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday, or a friendly against Spain the following ... Read More »

Baylor vs. South Carolina: Score and Twitter Reaction from March Madness 2017

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No. 1 North Carolina vs. The South Carolina Gamecocks tied a program record with 25 wins on the season following their 70-50 defeat of the Baylor Bears on Friday night. South Carolina's offense is just as responsible for this. Before South Carolina departed for this NCAA Tournament, among those to address the team was basketball equipment manager Mac Credille, whose tenure dates back to the days of Frank McGuire. Read More »

Last-minutes changes to the GOP health care bill

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All three exited the meeting quickly without taking questions. In other words, will their vote on health care this week help deliver a successful, necessary legislative victory, or are they being asked to support a bill that may not pass, may not work, or may cost them and their party their seats in two years' time. Read More »

Animal-masked people allegedly rob watch store in Bellagio

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Witnesses say the suspects were wearing character masks. The casino and hotel was put on lockdown as reports of an "active shooter" circulated. The suspects reportedly used sledgehammers to break into the store before firing shots. Guests and tourists had to flee the hotel and head out to the strip amid report of the armed robbery. First, the suspects couldn't start their auto in the hotel's parking garage and then they failed to carjack another driver, Lt. Read More »

Donald Trump attacks Freedom Caucus over failed health bill

The chairman of the conservative House Freedom Caucus - an instrumental group in dooming in the bill - promised Sunday that the failure of the Republican attempt to repeal and replace ObamaCare was not the end of the healthcare debate. "Everything's on the table", Priebus said on " Fox News Sunday". "I'm here to tell you, sometimes that testosterone can get you in trouble", Sanford said. Read More »

How the GOP health care bill failed without a vote

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For years, Republicans had vowed to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, known as Obamacare, and now with the presidency and both houses of Congress, they appeared to be in a position to do so. The president later met with the Tuesday Group at the White House, but at around 3:30 p.m., House GOP leaders postponed the vote on the bill to Friday. Read More »

Amber Alert issued for baby from northwest Ohio

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Inside his vehicle, police found his son and Amanda's stepmother, who were both allegedly abducted. An Amber Alert has been canceled after a 10-month-old boy abducted from Delta, Ohio has been found safe. People reports that the day before the murder, Mangas posted on Facebook that she was in a new relationship. When asked about his destination, Ramey told the investigators that, fearing arrest, he tried to reach his family's house in IL. Read More »

Thousands gather to demand Britain stays in EU

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With the triggering of Article 50 just days away Prime Minister Theresa May has stayed away. "This respects both the promise the PM made to the British people, and to the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome celebrations". The Unite for Europe march is to end with a rally in Parliament Square, the scene of floral tributes to victims of Wednesday's terror attack. Organizers considered delaying the march but chose to go ahead. Read More »

Dalit JNU scholar who was found dead had led Rohith Vemula movement

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Students have apprehensions that the admission policy that prevents the entry of SC, ST students, OBCs and also minorities. "We demand a probe into this matter and this is a genuine demand", CPI leader D. He was reported to have gone to his friend's house in Munirka Vihar to have food. "There is no Equality in M.Phil/PhD admission, there is no equality in viva-voce, there is only denial of equality, denying Prof Sukhadeo Thorat recommendation, denying students protest places in Ad-block, ... Read More »

North Korea warns of preemptive attack against US, South Korea

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Earlier this month, North Korea fired four ballistic missiles that flew about 1,000 kilometers (620 miles) on average, with three of them landing in waters off Japan. Donald Trump also subsequently sallied forth with his famous tweet: "North Korea just stated that it is in the final stages of developing a nuclear weapon capable of reaching parts of the U.S. Read More »

Iftikhar Chaudhry wanted to become president, claims Zardari

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The former president said that he would hold dialogue for reforms to ensure that the next elections are held in free, fair and transparent manner. "I will openly ask the former chief justice to have some shame", professed Asif Zardari. Mr Zardari said the party would take a decision on who would be its prime minister after its victory in the next elections. PPP Co-chairman expressed at the occasion that Bilawal Bhutto is busy in the restructuring of the party. Read More »

China's choice Lam wins Hong Kong leadership, vows to heal rifts

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Pro-democracy activists and hundreds of supporters marched in Hong Kong Saturday ahead of a vote for the city's next leader which they reject as a sham. It seems like he cares about Hong Kong people's feelings more than Lam. "The high-handed manner by which the Central People's Government has interfered it this election has left Hong Kong people wondering how much more we can trust their policy of one country, two systems", he said. Read More »

The Freedom Caucus cost him a win on the healthcare bill

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And with this new tweet, he has called out the Freedom Caucus and the ultra-conservative Club for Growth and Heritage Foundation. "That's what the Freedom Caucus was created to do - fight for those simple principles". "He failed to deliver the votes". Mick Mulvaney, formerly a member of the Freedom Caucus and now Trump's director of the Office of Management and Budget, denied any split or move by the president against the speaker. Read More »