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Police seek missing Iowa man, foul play not suspected


According to North Liberty Police, 37-year-old Michael Graham was found in Omaha with his vehicle. His auto, a black 2016 Volkswagen Jetta with the license plate ELL-592, has still not been found and police believe he is still with it. Graham is a white male, with brown hair, brown eyes, standing 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighing approximately 165 pounds. Police tracked Graham's phone to the intersection of Keokuk-Washington Road and 265th Street near Keota; this is the area from which he is ... Read More »

Missing Florida girl's body found in creek; homicide suspected


Escambia County Sheriff David Morgan said there are at least two persons of interest in the homicide of 12-year-old Naomi Jones . Morgan said the death was probably to to asphyxiation, citing preliminary autopsy results. According to First Coast News , Jones was missing since last Wednesday afternoon. "If I was a parent and I had a child, I would be extremely careful", Morgan said, adding that work with the FDLE and Federal Bureau of Investigation has shown the involvement of social ... Read More »

Vail Resorts closes on acquisition of Stowe Mountain Resort

The stock had a trading volume of 769,996 shares. Stifel Nicolaus raised their target price on shares of Vail Resorts from $181.00 to $205.00 and gave the company a hold rating in a report on Monday, March 13th. Analysts await Vail Resorts, Inc . (NYSE:MTN) was up +0.45% during the last trading session, with a day high of 214.57. Therefore 92% are positive. Read More »

Openings statements set in murder retrial of Ohio officer


He is also charged with voluntary manslaughter. FILE PHOTO - Former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing is seen in an undated booking photo from the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office in Ohio. The vehicle started rolling forward slowly as Tensing pulled his gun and fired once. Hamilton County Chief Assistant Prosecutor Stacey DeGraffenreid, in brief opening remarks, said on Thursday that Tensing ignored his training when he reached into the auto and was never in any danger. Read More »

What time, channel are the James Comey hearings before Congress?


In written testimony released by the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday, Comey quoted Trump as telling him the Russian Federation investigation was a "cloud" impairing his ability to operate as president. But it's clear that unlike Democrats, who view the hearing as a potential political win, every Republican on the Hill wants the hearing over in order to move onto legislative agenda items. Read More »

Sharon Needles recreates Kathy Griffin's Trump severed head photo


I wonder how amusing she thinks it is now that CNN has terminated her contract and she has lost an endorsement deal? The drag star was performing in in Pittsburgh, USA, when she made a decision to recreate the shocking moment. Ms Griffin admitted the photoshoot "crossed the line", but says the abuse in response has gone too far. The photo showed the 56-year-old My Life on the D-List star holding a decapitated prosthetic head meant to resemble that of the president in her outstretched ... Read More »

Jon Ossoff Slams Opponent On Planned Parenthood Drama In Georgia Congress Debate

Ossoff said he supported a minimum wage increase, while Handel said she didn't. He ran ads explicitly pitching himself as a check on Trump when he first jumped into the race, but the Ossoff campaign has since focused its message and ads on local issues, painting the Democratic candidate as someone who will work across the aisle to bring jobs to Georgia. Read More »

Thad Matta out as basketball coach at Ohio State


The elder McDermott has had a long career as a head coach, leading Wayne State, North Dakota State and Northern Iowa before taking over at Iowa State and later Creighton . Hoiberg reportedly was on Smith's list to replace Matta, but he told the Chicago Tribune on Wednesday that he had no interest in the Ohio State position. Read More »

Gianforte apologizes to reporter for assault before election

So here's an obvious question: If you're really "taking full responsibility" for your actions, why not just come out and say "I lied when I said Jacobs had instigated the confrontation"? During their encounter at Gianforte's campaign headquarters in Bozeman last month, Jacobs had been asking the then-candidate about the Republican healthcare plan when the alleged body slamming took place. Read More »

No Budget, So Let the Blame Game Begin

Their funding stalled when a partial budget expired on January 1. "Democrats come up to me and say, 'Governor, stay strong". And it has led to layoffs and big cuts to universities. Before the conclusion of the regular session, the Senate passed the Democratic leadership's Senate Bill 9 and sent it to the House. Maybe they should have been the ones protesting in handcuffs on Tuesday night, except outside Madigan's office, not Rauner's. Read More »

How to watch Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard commencement speech

First, Zuckerberg took a trip down memory lane. That's because the app nearly got him kicked out of Harvard , and at the premature going away party his friends threw him, he met his future wife Priscilla Chan . He also admitted to having the benefit of free time to learn how to code when he was younger rather than having to work to support his family. "I just assumed one of them would do it", he said. Read More »

President Trump: 'It's Time to Rebuild Our Country'

The address is being delivered on the eve of former FBI Director James Comey's testimony Thursday before Congress as the White House faces new allegations of efforts by Trump to influence a probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation. Read More »

Lies: Comey says Trump administration fired him over FBI-Russia investigation

President Trump has yet to tweet about the hearing from his personal account or his POTUS handle. He did not direct you to let it go? Comey said he was confused and concerned when Trump changed his explanations on why he fired him. The scuttlebutt was that President Orange Tang Face was going to live-tweet his reactions to Comey's dumping bags of tea on the White House lawn. Read More »

SUV Derek Fisher crashed was registered to Matt Barnes, report says


TMZ also reports that Barnes had given the Escalade to Gloria specifically "for their kids", though he has yet to comment on the accident. When officials arrived, they arrested Derek for suspicion of DUI. Matt Barnes and Derek Fisher were teammates on the Lakers years before their public feud over Gloria Govan . The crash happened shortly after 3 a.m. Read More »

Democrat Warner in Comey Hearing Cites 'Improper' Trump Meddling

Fasten your seat belts - former FBI Director James Comey is set to testify this morning about his interaction with President Donald Trump before the Senate House Intelligence Committee in Washington . However, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said Comey's testimony "confirms a host of troubling allegations concerning the President's conduct". Read More »

Third London Bridge attacker named as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba


At the time of the attack , Butt worked as a receptionist at a fitness center in Ilford, a friend from the gym said . With flags at half-mast, the nation fell silent at 11:00am to remember the seven killed and dozens injured on Saturday night - a mourning ritual now grimly familiar after two previous terror attacks in less than three months. Read More »

Lawyer: 3 men who probed Ivanka Trump shoemaker detained


The Associated Press reported that the men were arrested or went missing last week. Beijing confirmed Tuesday that Chinese authorities have detained labor rights activists investigating Ivanka Trump's shoes factories. "We urge China to release them immediately and otherwise afford them the judicial and fair trial protections to which they are entitled", said Alicia Edwards, a State Department spokeswoman. Read More »

Trump looks to spread blame for travel ban problems

In a series of early-morning tweets , Trump urged the Justice Department to ask for an "expedited hearing" at the high court and seek a "much tougher version" of the order temporarily blocking travel to the US from a half-dozen majority Muslim countries. Read More »

Trump pushes public works agenda, health care on OH visit

A White House statement said rebuilding the infrastructure is "a critical pillar of the president's agenda to promote job creation and grow the USA economy". It has proposed funding improvements with $200 billion in public funds over nine years that would theoretically leverage $1 trillion worth of construction. Read More »

Federal Bureau of Investigation ex-head Comey accuses Trump administration of defaming him, telling 'lies'


Consistent with that statement, the President never, in form or substance, directed or suggested that Mr. Comey stop investigating anyone, including suggesting that that Mr. Trump turned it into a job interview pressing him for his "loyalty". As a way of saying, I am not agreeing with what you just asked me to do. Comey says he did offer the president that "assurance", but resisted Trump's appeals to make that information public. Read More »

House Oks bill to expand off-track betting


Although the bill has yet to be signed into law, Clinton said MGM "will continue to vigorously advocate in the courts as we seek to protect the constitutional rights of any company hoping to do business in CT". MMCT, the tribes' joint venture, says the new 200,000 square-foot casino would feature 2,000 slot machines and between 50 and 150 table games, but would have no hotel or other features of a major resort. Read More »