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Brazil's lower House begins presidential impeachment debate Brazil's lower House begins presidential impeachment debate
- April 16, 2016

Secondly: "in Brazil a president can only be impeached when the liability for a crime has been proven and there's no chance to say that the president had bad faith or the intention of committing a crime". The special session of the justices was the latest development after weeks of legal wrangling over a process in Congress that has exposed deep divisions in Latin America's largest country. (more...)
Ted Cruz: 'The establishment is not rooting for me'
- April 16, 2016

Kasich acknowledges that he has to win more delegates and will ultimately come out victorious during a very possible contested Republican convention. "Absolutely", said Shorb, who is uncommitted. "The beauty is, if you're an unbound delegate , you get a really big gift bag". If not, the 14 delegates are split proportionally among those who received at least 20 percent of the vote. (more...)
Sanders wins Wyoming to extend victory run Sanders wins Wyoming to extend victory run
- April 16, 2016

However, it will still take a remarkable turnaround for Mr Sanders to win the nomination over Mrs Clinton, a former secretary of state and first lady who goes into the NY primary as heavy favourite to extend her lead in the overall race. There are 247 pledged delegates and 44 superdelegates up for grabs . Sanders also addressed the controversy from earlier in the week when he claimed Clinton is not " qualified " to be president, blaming his response on her campaign questioning his ... (more...)
2016 hopefuls look East, West for delegate support 2016 hopefuls look East, West for delegate support
- April 16, 2016

Hundreds of Republicans gathered Friday and Saturday in Lansing to pick Michigan's national delegates to represent the state's Republicans at the convention. A small group of Trump volunteers wearing blue "Make America Great Again" hats aided his efforts, passing out their preferred delegate slates and cheering from the back of the ballroom. (more...)
CBS News Poll Has Ted Cruz Still Trailing Donald Trump
- April 16, 2016

In addition, Trump met privately at Trump Tower in NY with Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly after months of attacking her for the tough questions she asked him at a Republican debate last August about his treatment of women. I have NY values. Trump described families playing in Central Park, restaurants packed with patrons and workers, and a city of "honesty and straight talk". (more...)
Trump campaign manager says he called reporter after run Trump campaign manager says he called reporter after run
- April 16, 2016

State attorney Dave Aronberg said during a news conference Thursday that police were right to charge Lewandowski, but the burden on prosecutors to prove the case was higher. I think something that it sort of hard to talk about happened here. The prosecutor said Thursday that there wasn't enough evidence to pursue charges. (more...)
It's parade day in Philadelphia for NCAA champion Villanova It's parade day in Philadelphia for NCAA champion Villanova
- April 16, 2016

As a testament to their skill and mindset as a team, North Carolina dominated and didn't face the same adversity Villanova had to overcome. Villanova defeated North Car... The senior guard was having a great tournament, but opted to give the ball up to Jenkins to try to win the game with a last second three-pointer. This adds to the title Villanova won in 1985, when Rollie Massimino, who was on hand Monday night, coaxed a miracle out of his eighth-seeded underdogs for a victory over ... (more...)
California unemployment falls to 5.4 percent California unemployment falls to 5.4 percent
- April 16, 2016

The four-county region has gained 21,800 jobs in the past year, a 2.4 percent increase. "We are working every day to grow and diversify an economy that offers opportunity to people from every walk of life, in every corner of the Commonwealth", said McAuliffe. (more...)
Kings fire coach George Karl after 1 full season Kings fire coach George Karl after 1 full season
- April 15, 2016

The team has now run through eight head coaches since the end of the 2006-07 season. And according to ESPN's report , "Karl also almost lost his job in November after a public dispute with center DeMarcus Cousins". Ranadive's first two full-time coaches - Mike Malone and Karl - were hired before their respective GMs: Pete D'Alessandro and Divac. Divac also fired one of Karl's assistants, Vance Walberg, in February. (more...)
Peabody, largest US coal miner, seeks bankruptcy protection
- April 15, 2016

As other coal companies have worked their way through bankruptcy, many of them have tried to cut costs by shedding worker benefits, like retirement and healthcare. (7.5 percent), and the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (24.3 percent), whose stake in the plant is used to power the Central Arizona Project canals that bring water to metro Phoenix and Tucson from the Colorado River. (more...)
State Police: 32 Mass. Schools Receive Robo-Call Bomb Threats State Police: 32 Mass. Schools Receive Robo-Call Bomb Threats
- April 15, 2016

The Massachusetts State Police issued a statement earlier today saying that it was aware of 32 schools in the state that received such bomb threats , but refrained at the time from specifying which ones for tactical reasons. Area schools received bomb threats yet again on Thursday. Threats have been reported across the state, though, including in Ludlow, Arlington, Acton, Needham, Littleton, Marblehead, and Woburn , among others. (more...)
Memphis hires Tubby Smith as Tigers' new basketball coach Memphis hires Tubby Smith as Tigers' new basketball coach
- April 15, 2016

Smith most recently got there with Texas Tech, which went 19-13 and earned an NCAA bid this season in his third year on the job. Smith has 67 percent of his games. With Smith taking the Memphis job, the American Athletic Conference has added a former national-championship-winning coach in Smith, a former NBA Coach of the Year in Mike Dunleavy (Tulane) and former Stanfordcoach Johnny Dawkins (Central Florida) in the past few weeks. (more...)
Amy Schumer's Boyfriend's Mom Took Amy Schumer's Boyfriend's Mom Took "No Comment" Instruction "Too Far"
- April 14, 2016

We don't need these labels, ' she said . You'll just have to cope with dating non-Amy-Schumer people. "I told her, 'Deb, they're going to call you". "But you laugh at them when they are goose-stepping down the street and it takes away their power", he said. "We met, and we totally fell in love and it's really good", she said. (more...)
How big is the gender and racial pay gap? How big is the gender and racial pay gap?
- April 14, 2016

When women are making hundreds of thousands of dollars less than men over a lifetime, it affects not only women's financial stability while working and during retirement, but also the financial stability of our families . The Works Bakery Cafe, a popular eatery with four locations in the state, offered the deal to mark Equal Pay Day . They earn just 55 cents for every dollar a white man makes. (more...)
Ex-American Bar Association chiefs push for vote on Garland
- April 14, 2016

Grassley is heavily favored to win, but he drew a well-known Democratic challenger, former Lt. Gov. Patty Judge, after he announced that his committee would not hold hearings. One of those Democrats was Obama himself, having threatened a filibuster to block Justice Samuel Alito's 2006 nomination to the court. The highly anticipated breakfast meeting between Grassley and Garland is part of the judicial nominee's tour of Capitol Hill as he works to convince lawmakers - especially reluctant ... (more...)
'Affluenza' Texan set for first appearance in adult court
- April 14, 2016

The case sparked outrage when Judge Jean Boyd, a now retired juvenile court judge, sentenced Couch to 10 years probation. Salvant could now require a jail stay of 120 days, but Couch would have to mess up once more to be evaluated for a prison sentence. (more...)
Senate Judiciary chair Grassley has breakfast with Garland
- April 14, 2016

Grassley has joined with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and most GOP senators in saying they won't consider a replacement for the late Justice Antonin Scalia until the president elected this November nominates someone. Coats has been viewed as a potential "get" in favor of Garland, considering the retiring senator also supported the judge in 1997. The Senate controlled by the party opposite the president filled the vacancy. (more...)
SEC charges Texas attorney general with securities fraud
- April 13, 2016

The SEC announced fraud charges against Servergy Inc. and its founder, William E. Mapp III, accusing them of boosting stock sales with false claims about a "supposedly revolutionary computer server and big-name customers purportedly placing orders to buy it". (more...)
More Than 400 Arrested at U.S. Capitol Protest More Than 400 Arrested at U.S. Capitol Protest
- April 13, 2016

Many protesters had signs citing Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. The marchers, including people from at least 33 different states, were welcomed by churches and community groups along the route and joined by Harvard Law Professor Lawrence Lessig , author-activist Frances Moore Lappé, Congressman C.A. (more...)
Trump aide: Cruz using 'Gestapo tactics' in delegate hunt Trump aide: Cruz using 'Gestapo tactics' in delegate hunt
- April 12, 2016

The others all say they will do something else, with 11 percent saying they will support a third party candidate , six percent won't vote and four percent will vote Democratic . Nevada's state Republican convention will be held in Reno between May 14 and 15. At least two former presidential candidates — Wisconsin Gov. (more...)