by | May 08, 2017 | 05:42

The panel's blistering presentment described a ritual known as "the gauntlet" in which Beta Theta Pi pledges were required to stop at various alcohol stations, where they guzzled vodka, shotgunned beers, drank from wine bags and played multiple rounds of beer pong.

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:28

The review also targets five marine monuments in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, including a huge reserve in Hawaii established in 2006 by President George W. "Overturning its designation would be grossly out of step with the will of the public". The land east of Maine's Baxter State Park was bought by Burt's Bees co-founder Roxanne Quimby, whose foundation donated it to the federal government.

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:21

Kennedy family, days after House Republicans won passage of a bill dismantling much of Obama's signature health insurance law. The TODAY show interview was meant to promote the Profile in Courage Award, an honour given by the JFK Library in Boston and named after the 35th president's famous book, Profiles in Courage.

by | May 08, 2017 | 04:20

A harrowing grand jury report released on Friday gives further details of the incident, with a doctor calculating that Piazza had a "life-threatening" amount of alcohol in his system at the time of the fall, a concentration of between 0.28 and 0.36 percent.

by | April 28, 2017 | 07:11

Friends and neighbors of a woman police said was held captive in a dirt pit under a man's shed Wednesday said they can't believe such a terrible thing could happen next door. Authorities said Dunn has a criminal history and several mental health issues in the past. "I am aghast at the threat this situation poses to all of the Jennifer Elliotts of the world".

by | April 28, 2017 | 07:04

In the documents, obtained by multiple news outlets, Anthony claims mother Kimberly Thomas , 48, beat Elizabeth and even locked her in the basement. "The people who are working with her are some of the best in their field, so I'm confident that they're going to formulate a treatment plan which will work", Thomas explained.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:56

The report came one day after the elder Murdoch was photographed lunching with Shine and Fox News co-president Jack Abernethy, which was viewed by Murdoch watchers as a public vote of confidence in the two executives. "And Gabe I KNOW WHO it is", he added . "A Fox News spokesperson declined to comment on Hannity's Twitter activity". Shine was also mentioned in a racial discrimination lawsuit brought against Fox by former reporter Kelly Wright this month, though he is not named as one ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:51

The Oilers will play Anaheim in the second round. The Blues will take on the Nashville Predators in the 2nd round. Pittsburgh will either be playing the Washington Capitals or the Toronto Maple Leafs . Couple the discipline issues with the fact that Edmonton, complete with 100-point man Connor McDavid , entered Game 6 having scored only five goals in its previous four games, and you can see why the team is in need of a boost for its impending showdown with the Ducks.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:28

Ballard was a 2007 graduate of Delaware State University, where he majored in criminal justice, and a 2009 graduate of the police academy. He leaves behind a wife and young daughter. They say the store will remain closed until Saturday "out of respect to the officer, our associates and all those affected". Sealy told Ballard he had arrived at the Wawa in a gray Honda Accord, which was also in the parking lot.

by | April 28, 2017 | 06:02

Ryan spoke to reporters after leaders briefed rank-and-file Republicans on details of changes to the legislation aimed at breathing life back into one of President Donald Trump's premier but most problematic priorities. But not long afterward, Mulvaney informed Pelosi that "absent Congressional action, the administration would cease making [cost sharing] payments", an anonymous source informed the Washington Post's Greg Sargent .

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:50

Shelley Moore Capito said Congress needs to find a permanent solution. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin with miners on Capitol Hill. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., said House Speaker Paul Ryan is open to providing permanent instead of only temporary funding for the miners.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:45

Porter told the station more charges could follow. Michael Bongiovanni, 42, and Officer Robert McDonald, 25, were charged Wednesday with violation of oath of office, a felony, and misdemeanor battery. Puglise touted his client's 20 years of "stellar performance" and said it's a "disappointment" when fellow police officers are charged with a crime.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:45

His detractors are boosted by polls that consistently show Trump to be the most unpopular new president since polling in politics became commonplace. Assessing his overall use of the military, most (52%) say he's used it responsibly since taking office.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:20

The layoffs affected many prominent personalities-including former National Football League player Trent Dilfer, former NBA player Len Elmore, SportsCenter anchor Jay Crawford and longtime baseball reporter Jayson Stark-and, in fact, about 10% of its entire talent roster was cut this week.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:06

CDT (0000 GMT) at its Cummins Unit prison. Jason McGehee had been scheduled to die Thursday night, but a federal judge said he was entitled to a 30-day comment period after the state Parole Board recommended clemency. Catherine Phillips, diocesan respect life director who attended the Good Friday rally at the Capitol and execution vigils, said, "I am deeply saddened by Gov.

by | April 28, 2017 | 05:06

She said her mother Stacey, who was pregnant with twins at time of the accident, bought plane tickets for the pair who flew from Washington state to Arkansas on Wednesday to see Williams. An observer from the state attorney general's office said it was "snoring; deep, deep sleep". U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall rejected inmate Kenneth Williams' claims that the relatives of one of his victims were never notified of his clemency application.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:51

But on Thursday Elijah Cummings, the committee's vice chair, said the DIA informed the committee that there is no evidence that Flynn requested approval to take the money from RT, which the United States says is an arm of the Russian government.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:46

Trump had promised his voters that he would overhaul the H-1B visa system to provide more jobs to Americans, whom he said were losing employment opportunities to "foreigners". "We believe jobs must be offered to American workers first". Critics of the programme say most H-1B visas are awarded for lower-paid jobs at outsourcing firms, many based in India.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:45

Her case was on the agenda when Trump met this month with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi. Hijazi was detained alongside her husband, Mohamed Hassanein, and others at the foundation. President Donald Trump meets with Aya Hijazi , an Egyptian-American aid worker, in the Oval office of the White House in Washington , Friday, April 21, 2017 .

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:42

That could make insurance unaffordable and cause many to drop it. Those complexities explain why, less than 100 days into Trump's presidency, we have already seen a series of starts and stops on health care. "We have a good chance of getting it soon". The practice of underwriting, by its very nature, limits access to health coverage for people with pre-existing conditions, even though the amendment's text claims it will not.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:44

The full Senate was briefed Wednesday on the threat posed by North Korea, and the Trump administration is emphasizing that the president's approach prioritizes diplomacy and economic pressure over military options. "The status quo in North Korea is also unacceptable", Trump told a meeting with the 15 UN Security Council ambassadors, including China and Russian Federation, at the White House on Monday.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:20

The other man was arrested at the scene."This is a sad day for our state and for the Delaware State Police family", McQueen said as Gov. John Carney stood at his side. McQueen detailed the events leading up to the officer's death, stating that the trooper observed a suspicious looking vehicle at a little after noon in the parking lot of the Wawa convenience store near Glasgow.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:20

The House e GOP is facing extreme pressure from the White House to vote on the amended American Health Care Act (AHCA) before Saturday, the 100 day in office of President Donald Trump. He said he didn't know if that might be this week or next. An official Freedom Caucus endorsement requires support from 80 percent of its members. "What we see is progress being made, showing that we're moving and getting on the same page".

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:01

These include allowing young people to remain on their parent's health plan until age 26, barring insurers from charging more to people with pre-existing conditions, and requiring that health insurance plans cover mandated essential benefits.

by | April 28, 2017 | 04:00

The administration, OMB-along with our appropriators-are down to the last final things. Trump's plan to cut tax rates fits nicely with Ryan's goal. "Any shutting down of government is in their court", Pelosi said. However, the way the law is written means that insurers must discount those items for people at the low end of the income scale whether or not they are receiving the money to cover it from the federal government.

by | April 28, 2017 | 03:52

Chaffetz left open the possibility that he " may run again for public office, but not in 2018". "That said, I have made a personal decision to return to the private sector", Chaffetz said in a statement on Facebook . "Undoubtedly, he will appreciate being able to spend more time here in the great state of Utah ". The chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee says he won't run for Congress or "any office" in 2018, stoking speculation that he may be eyeing the ...

by | April 28, 2017 | 03:46

They reportedly described how North Korea's nuclear weapons program was " an urgent national security threat and top foreign policy priority ", adding that Trump hoped to impose economic sanctions and find a "diplomatic" solution with United States allies.

by | April 28, 2017 | 03:42

The Southern businessman-unrelated to and unaffiliated with the owners of food and poultry companies Perdue and Perdue Farms-takes charge of the USDA as the agency faces deep cuts despite an agricultural downturn. As President Trump reaches his 100th day in office this week, he plans to sign an executive order on as-yet-unnamed rural issues, reviving an election trail focus.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:51

Flynn was forced to resign his position after having served for about three weeks after it was learned that he'd misled Vice President Mike Pence about communications he'd had with the Russian ambassador. He went on to advise the Trump campaign, but was dogged by various controversies, including his decision to accept money from the Kremlin-funded RT network for a talk in Moscow in December 2015.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:51

Hackers targeted the Macron campaign from March 15, 2017 to April 17, 2017, apparently harnessing credential phishing and also attempted to infect the campaign with malware. "Arriving to whistles, he (Macron) left shaking hands" and showed his character, Bayrou said. French television networks aired the powerful split-screen drama, contrasting Le Pen's earthy appeal with Macron's policy-wonk note taking.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:53

Pai claimed the repeal of Title II will help bring high-speed internet access to more Americans, create jobs, boost competition, and provide "the best path" toward protecting online privacy. At its May 18 meeting, the FCC will consider a notice of proposed rulemaking, and if adopted, the Commission will seek public input on this proposal.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:44

Flynn "was supposed to seek permission and receive permission from the both the secretary of state and the secretary from the Army prior to traveling to Russian Federation to not only accept that payment but to engage in that activity", the Republican committee chairman, Jason Chaffetz , said in a joint news conference with the ranking Democrat on the committee, Maryland Rep.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:40

He said among the office's other duties, it will investigate complaints of retaliation against whistleblowers. The House passed a bill in March that would shorten the appeals process for VA employees facing disciplinary action - a change the VA can't make without legislation.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:30

We were able to find exactly what we were looking for. Barmak Nassirian , a director of federal relations and policy analysis at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, said while he understands the need for colleges to innovate, he questions whether Kaplan's model of online education is the right vehicle.

by | April 28, 2017 | 01:24

A federal judge allowed the second execution, of Marcel Williams, to proceed, saying there was "no support for a claim and an allegation that the execution appeared to be torturous and inhumane". It was the first time a state has executed two people on the same day since Texas killed two inmates in August of 2000. Kayla Greenwood said she emailed a message to Williams through his attorney.