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Sandy Hook family member blasts Sanders on gun stance Sandy Hook family member blasts Sanders on gun stance
- April 11, 2016

The NY Daily News said, "Correct". The Daily News posted the whole interview. "Bernie is a friend, but this is really bad". 'Democrats can not nominate a candidate who believes that toy gun makers should be held to a higher legal standard than real gun makers. (more...)
Ted Cruz looking to scoop up more Colorado delegates
- April 10, 2016

Look at North Dakota, for example. Nevertheless, most delegates can defect on subsequent rounds, while majority ought to vote as their state did on the first convention. In contrast, the Trump campaign was disorganized. But then Trump met with RNC chairman Reince Priebus and, almost a year into his candidacy, learned the importance of campaigning for unbound delegates. (more...)
Gov. John Kasich chows down on sandwich during stop in Bronx deli Gov. John Kasich chows down on sandwich during stop in Bronx deli
- April 10, 2016

Giuliani did not make an official endorsement because he won't be doing any campaigning on Trump's behalf. A visit to the New York Daily News : "In a wide-ranging and frank 73-minute interview with the Daily News editorial board Thursday, the OH governor and Republican presidential candidate rejected calls to quit the race - despite having no mathematical shot to win the nomination - excitedly exclaiming that he was "the only adult" running", New York Daily News Adam Edelman writes . (more...)
Court strikes down Wisconsin right-to-work law Court strikes down Wisconsin right-to-work law
- April 10, 2016

The Wisconsin State AFL-CIO, United Steelworkers District 2 and Machinists Local Lodge 1061 of Milwaukee responded the following day with a lawsuit against Walker and several other defendants. That presents an existential threat to unions, Foust wrote . Gov. Scott Walker also said he was confident the law would be found constitutional. (more...)
Sanders offers few details on how he would break up banks Sanders offers few details on how he would break up banks
- April 10, 2016

Over the weekend, the Clinton campaign accused the Sanders campaign of playing "games" over the debate schedule and for rejecting three possible debate days. And as for her current close competition? Speaking at Hofstra University, the OH governor notes Trump himself admitted Kasich is winning over his voters. (more...)
Herman wins Houston Open to get into the Masters
- April 09, 2016

And geez, look what happened. Herman said his experience "exceeded expectations". "Mr. Trump has been a supporter ever since". He was without a victory in 105 previous starts on the PGA Tour and had claimed just one tournament win as a professional. (more...)
Georgia Tech reaches agreement to hire Pastner Georgia Tech reaches agreement to hire Pastner
- April 09, 2016

Pastner was 167-73 with Memphis taking four teams to the NCAA Postseason Tournament. The Tigers' home attendance average dropped from more than 16,000 during Memphis' last NCAA tournament season of 2013-14 to 11,812 this season. Athletic director Mike Bobinski said the team's failure to make the NCAA tournament factored into his decision to dismiss Gregory. The Yellow Jackets haven't received a bid to the NCAA Tournament since 2010 and Pastner will inherit a young roster. (more...)
Cal State system and faculty union in talks to avert strike Cal State system and faculty union in talks to avert strike
- April 09, 2016

The union announced in February that its members would strike on for five days starting next Wednesday as part of its demand for a 5% raise for members, but the university was only offering a 2% raise. CSU management and faculty leaders have been in stalled negotiations for more than a year over a salary dispute. While some progress has been made through targeted pay increases to restore the loss of competitive salaries, faculty suffer from structural salary issues as well as a lack of ... (more...)
Nagorno-Karabakh combatants strike deal to safely recover their dead Nagorno-Karabakh combatants strike deal to safely recover their dead
- April 09, 2016

The ministry said in a statement that an Armenian X-55 drone had been detected flying over the front line between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces. The Azerbaijani Defense Ministry had previously reported that at least 31 Azeri fighters had been killed during the course of the ongoing conflict. (more...)
NCAA Basketball Picks - North Carolina favored to win title NCAA Basketball Picks - North Carolina favored to win title
- April 09, 2016

Let me be clear from the get-go here, I think North Carolina is, and has been, the best team in the nation and I would still pick them to win the whole thing. Much like the regular season, the first two weeks of the NCAA tournament were a raucous and wonderfully chaotic mess that left no bracket unscathed. (more...)
John Kasich Speaks With Connecticut Voters at Sacred Heart University John Kasich Speaks With Connecticut Voters at Sacred Heart University
- April 09, 2016

Doors open at 5 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Ben Carson, who has suspended his campaign, is also on the ballot. Bernie Sanders has campaign events in Philadelphia. "We expect to win delegates in NY and are Donald Trump's top competition in many Congressional Districts". While it's mathematically impossible for Kasich to gain the 1,237 delegates needed to win the nomination, Kasich, who is touted by supporters as having the best chance to appeal to a broad range of ... (more...)
Police look for man after Texas student found dead on campus
- April 08, 2016

I never want to dance again.' And as soon as the show happens, I'm back in it. Police said Weiser had been assaulted, but no other details about the crime were released citing the ongoing investigation. He said he had asked the Texas department of public safety to conduct an extensive safety review including analysis of video monitoring and lighting. (more...)
Teenage girl killed by exploding Takata air bag in Texas
- April 08, 2016

Injuries should have been minor. The driver was also wearing her seat belt. However, the collision was strong enough to trigger the driver-side frontal airbag, which ripped open when shrapnel from the airbag system punctured it. Takata inflators, which can explode with excessive force and spray metal shrapnel into vehicle passenger compartments, have been linked and more than 100 US injuries. (more...)
'Panama Papers' law firm says 'hacked by servers abroad'
- April 08, 2016

NGOs' criticism of offshore companies will likely gain traction if allegations against any of those persons is substantiated. Panamanians have long shrugged off their country's checkered reputation as a financial haven for drug lords, tax dodgers and corrupt oligarchs. (more...)
Candidates come home as, in a rarity, NY primary matters Candidates come home as, in a rarity, NY primary matters
- April 07, 2016

Bernie Sanders, Wisconsin was favorable territory, with an overwhelming white electorate and liberal pockets of voters. On MSNBC Wednesday morning, Sanders' senior adviser Tad Devine defended the senator, urging the Sandy Hook relatives to look at his record on gun violence. (more...)
Video Shows Texas Cop Body Slam Middle School Girl Video Shows Texas Cop Body Slam Middle School Girl
- April 07, 2016

Gloria Valdez has now seen the video several times of her daughter being body-slammed. Stunned students can be heard yelling in shock before a moment of what sounds like stunned silence. 'And then she told me, "Mom, I wasn't fighting". They say they are investigating the incident. Details are still sketchy, but a school spokeswoman said Kehm was thought to be responding to a verbal altercation between two students. (more...)
Trump, Clinton Leading California in New Statewide Poll Trump, Clinton Leading California in New Statewide Poll
- April 07, 2016

People in Kasich's campaign suggested the candidate was paying no more attention to party elites than voters were, saying he planned to survive to the convention and wrestle the nomination there. "John Kasich is the only Republican that can definitely beat Hillary Clinton", Thompson said. " Washington is broken, too many families are stuck in poverty and Western civilization is under attack from radical Islamic terrorists, as evidenced by the horrific attack in Brussels, which was preceded ... (more...)
Walker says Cruz victory in Wisconsin can change momentum Walker says Cruz victory in Wisconsin can change momentum
- April 07, 2016

Trump skipped the dinner, but Sarah Palin, the former Alaska governor and 2008 Republican vice president nominee, attended. Walker planned to campaign with Cruz across the state Sunday. Clinton is viewed as the most electable of all the contenders in both parties by far - even two in three Republican primary voters say she could win the general election (while Sanders is the GOP's choice for the Democratic nomination, a majority of Republican primary voters don't think he could be elected). (more...)
Trump on defense as he tries to regain momentum in Wisconsin Trump on defense as he tries to regain momentum in Wisconsin
- April 07, 2016

Although Trump later retracted the remark, saying doctors should be held accountable, not women, the exchange with MSNCB anchor Chris Matthews at a Wisconsin Town Hall took a simmering issue to full boil at a time when an increasing number of people see abortion as a "threshold issue" that can influence their vote, an analysis in The Los Angeles Times said. (more...)
Former mining CEO is sentenced to prison… Former mining CEO is sentenced to prison…
- April 07, 2016

In December of 2011, Alpha Natural, which was not accused of wrongdoing in the indictment, agreed to pay $209 million to settle criminal and civil charges filed due to the deadly explosion, including $1.5 million to each family of the 29 miners who perished in the blast. (more...)

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