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Local Man who tipped off authorities to Tad Cummins' whereabouts receives cash reward
Author: 0 Man who tipped off authorities to Tad Cummins' whereabouts receives cash reward

Cummins was arrested last week outside a remote cabin in Cecilville, California , at the end of a 39-day manhunt for him and the teen, who was reported missing some 1,900 miles away, in her hometown south of Nashville. Cummins has been in federal custody at the Sacramento County (Calif.) jail since Friday, said Lauren Horwood, spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office in the Eastern District of California.

Local Deliberations resume over killing near Arizona university
Author: 0 Deliberations resume over killing near Arizona university

One of the questions involved Jones' self-defense claims made inside a patrol vehicle. Judge Dan Slayton addressed the defense and prosecutors earlier this morning and denied the motion for a mistrial. If convicted of the most serious of the charges, first-degree murder, Jones will face life in prison. The shooting killed Brough and wounded Nicholas Piring, Nicholas Prato and Kyle Zeintek.

Local Hannity defends Fox News co-president Shine amid report
Author: 0 Hannity defends Fox News co-president Shine amid report

He also tweeted: "I pray this is NOT true because if it is, that's the total end of the FNC as we know it. Done". Hannity claimed that someone "HIGH UP AND INSIDE FNC" was working against Shine. The sources said Shine made the request because of withering press coverage of Fox News in recent weeks. When other Twitter users expressed confusion as to whether Hannity was supporting Shine or recently departed Fox News host Bill O'Reilly, Hannity tweeted again, "I'll change it.

Local UC Berkeley Adds 'Game of Thrones' Dothraki Language Course
Author: 0 UC Berkeley Adds 'Game of Thrones' Dothraki Language Course

A Cal alum, Peterson has also invented languages for Syfy's Defiance , MTV's Shannara Chronicles , the CW's The 100 , and NBC's Emerald City . He knows enough about Dothraki that he's helped George R.R. "In this case, students are going to be learning how to create a naturalistic language". Since Peterson started working on the HBO series, it seems like he has become Hollywood's go-to guy for realistic, fake languages.

Local Colorado bill to expedite immigrant license renewals fails
Author: 0 Colorado bill to expedite immigrant license renewals fails

During an hour-long Republican caucus just before Wednesday's vote, House Speaker Austin Knudsen, R-Culbertson, declared an impasse with Bullock. For most bills, having the Senate President on their side would ensure relatively smooth sailing, because he's the one who directs which committees each piece of legislation goes to.

Author: 0 Congress Passes Stopgap Measure To Fund Government, Averting Shutdown

The bill gives lawmakers a much-needed extra week to craft a federal budget. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., said on the Senate floor before the vote. MacCallum pointed out that Congress has not passed any major legislation in Mr. They could also be exempted from Obama's mandate that insurers cover a list of services like hospitalization and substance abuse treatment and from its prohibition against charging older customers more than triple their rates for younger ones.

Local Pence: North Korea is 'getting the message'
Author: 0 Pence: North Korea is 'getting the message'

China is appealing for calm, and possibly re-examining its role. Japan is weighing a retaliatory strike capability against the North. But Trump has also shown willingness to link trade to other issues, saying he would cut a better trade deal with China if it exerts influence on North Korea .

Author: 0 Judge cites Trump's comment in 'sanctuary city' ruling

An inspector general's memo from a year ago said authorities were unaware of any legal action taken by the Obama administration to compel states or local governments to cooperate. In his ruling, Orrick sided with San Francisco and Santa Clara, saying the order "by its plain language, attempts to reach all federal grants, not merely the three mentioned at the hearing".

Local Flynn was warned not to accept foreign payments in 2014
Author: 0 Flynn was warned not to accept foreign payments in 2014

Flynn received $45,000 to appear in 2015 with Russian President Vladimir Putin at a gala dinner for RT, a Kremlin-controlled media organization. New evidence shows Flynn was warned not to accept payment from Russian Federation by the Defense Intelligence Agency he once led, but he did so anyway and failed to make required disclosures.

Author: 0 Trump tax plan leaves Congress, Ryan with heavy lift

One of the biggest tax cuts proposed in Trump's plan is cutting the corporate tax rate by more than half, from 35 to 15 percent. The question is: Does the Trump White House - a warring mix of ideological nationalists, moderate Democrats and a smattering of establishment types lead by a political neophyte as president - have the intestinal fortitude to ignore the noise and make the pro-growth sale to the American people? "That's the heavy lift", said Rep.

Author: 0 Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

On the eve of his 100th day in office, President Trump rallied a convention of the National Rifle Association by vowing to "never, ever infringe" on Second Amendment rights and declaring his predecessor's alleged "assault" on those freedoms is over.

Author: 0 White House Adviser's Russia Trip Appeared To Break Law, Legislators Say

Former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn never reported receiving payments from Russian entities on his top-level security clearance form, a senior USA lawmaker said Tuesday. He filled that form out prior to coming here. "I just don't get how they say they didn't know about this", he said. Cummings said, "The White House has refused to offer a single piece of paper in response to this committee's bipartisan request".

Author: 0 Sanders urges Democrats to reach out to Trump supporters

The visit is part of their " Come Together and Fight Back " tour , in which they are visiting "red" and "purple" states - including Arizona, Nevada and Utah - to try and unite Democrats in opposition to Republican President Donald Trump. Still, Sanders' call for tax-supported free college tuition and, more broadly, his indictment of the political influence of the wealthy drew millions of younger voters to his cause during last year's campaign.

Local Bill O'Reilly returns with new podcast Monday
Author: 0 Bill O'Reilly returns with new podcast Monday

The Monday return, scheduled to air at 7 p.m. ET, would also provide O'Reilly his first opportunity to speak publicly since his involuntary separation from Fox News following multiple claims of sexual harassment. Dozens of advertisers pulled their ads from the show, and the network announced after O'Reilly departed for a vacation that he would not return. Since The New York Times ran the story, people had been eager to find out how Fox would act on the scandal involving the 67-year-old ...

Local Obama administration reviewed Flynn's security clearance, Trump WH says
Author: 0 Obama administration reviewed Flynn's security clearance, Trump WH says

Are you satisfied with the vetting that was done of General Flynn by the transition team before he came on board as the National Security Advisor? "But I think that the work that [Office of Management and Budget] Director [Mick] Mulvaney and others have made in this front and negotiations have been very positive".

Author: 0 Arkansas inmate hopes to avoid being 4th killed

Williams, 38, was convicted and sentenced to death for killing 57-year-old Cecil Boren in October 1999 after Williams' escape from the Cummins prison unit in Grady. "As a result, he is now imprisoned under an illegal death sentence set to be carried out within a matter of days". But family members of Boren, whose killing led to Williams' death sentence, told the Arkansas Parole Board that the execution should go forward.

Author: 0 USA regulator wants to reverse net neutrality

The current rules, brought about by the FCC in February 2015, prevent service providers from blocking lawful content, slowing down the internet speed and favoring particular types of content by charging fee. But he conveniently ignores the preceding decade of history, during which net neutrality principles were periodically violated by ISPs, and where the FCC struggled to enforce net neutrality principles outside of Title II, losing repeatedly in the courts.

Local Former AG Sally Yates to testify May 8 in Russia probe
Author: 0 Former AG Sally Yates to testify May 8 in Russia probe

Both Chaffetz and Cummings stressed that as a former military officer, Flynn would have needed special permission for his appearance at a gala sponsored by RT, the Russian-government funded television station, for which he was paid $45,000.

Local Arkansas conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000
Author: 0 Arkansas conducts nation's 1st double execution since 2000

Lawyers also filed a stay of execution with U.S. District Judge Kristine Baker immediately following Jones' execution, claiming that his death was proof of midazolam's ineffectiveness. Arkansas executed two men in one night this week, and there is a dispute about how it went. The compressed timeline set off a series of last-minute challenges from inmates challenging the state's lethal injection protocol.

Author: 0 Moderates balk at conservative-backed, revised health bill

They would have gotten away with it, too, if it hadn't been for those pesky reporters. Let us posit that the first Trump travel ban, which released armies of political furies days into the new presidency, was a self-inflicted wound. But it's not at all clear the plan will attract support from GOP moderates - including MacArthur's Garden State colleagues - whose votes are needed to get it passed.

Local What President Trump's New Tax Plan Might Mean for Consumers
Author: 0 What President Trump's New Tax Plan Might Mean for Consumers

US President Donald Trump proposed slashing tax rates for businesses to 15 percent from the current 35 percent for public corporations and 39.6 percent for small businesses, and on overseas corporate profits returned to the country. The White House one-pager did not cite public objective bonds, and White House officials did not discuss the matter during a press conference on the tax plan .

Author: 0 Coulter says Berkeley speech is "canceled' but implies visit"

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Fearing a return to violent protests that roiled campuses in the 1970s, colleges and universities are re-examining how to protect free speech while keeping students and employees safe in a time of political polarization.

Local A tearful goodbye: NJ town bids farewell to 600-year-old tree
Author: 0 A tearful goodbye: NJ town bids farewell to 600-year-old tree

It will take a few days to cut down the tree, which is 18 feet around and has a branch spread of roughly 150 feet wide. Community historians said Gen. These developments prompted city officials to remove it before it it falls and causes damage to the church, built in 1717, or the cemetery headstones in the graveyard in which it is part.

Local Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United
Author: 0 Fly the funnier skies: Mideast airlines troll United

They said they want to make sure the city and the airline preserve surveillance video showing passengers boarding Sunday's Flight 3411 to Louisville at O'Hare International Airport. He was a paying passenger sitting on our seat, in our aircraft and no one should be treated that way. Shares of United Continental closed 1.1 per cent lower at $69.93.

Author: 0 Dallas Democrat Fasts to Protest Texas Anti-Sanctuary Cities Bill

Eddie Rodriguez. Other Republican-led states have pushed for similar policies, but Texas would be the first in which police chiefs and other officials could face a misdemeanor criminal charge of official misconduct and be removed from office for not helping enforce immigration law.

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