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by | May 09, 2017 | 05:32

The circumstances around the final hours of Piazza's life are detailed in a grand jury document that was released Friday. Piazza's blood alcohol content reached 0.28 and 0.36 percent that night. "I felt useless", Davis said. "If anything goes wrong with the pledges this semester then both of us are f*****". Piazza's father, Jim Piazza, said at a press conference Friday morning, "This didn't have to happen".

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:30

Senior administration officials, briefing reporters on the condition of anonymity, said Saudi Arabia was picked as the first country to counter a narrative that Trump doesn't get along with Saudi officials. "Going there first, rather than Israel or one of our neighbors - Canada or Mexico - is clearly purposeful, potentially building a foundation for other moves like in the Middle East peace process, Iran, and perhaps elsewhere".

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:23

Saucedo was arrested last month in connection with the August 2015 fatal shooting of a man who had a relationship with his mother, 61-year-old Raul Romero . All but one of the killings took place in a predominantly Latino neighbourhood between March and July of 2016. Police say tips from the community resulted in his arrest.

by | May 09, 2017 | 05:11

US District Court Judge Theodore Chuang was persuaded in March, concluding, despite the changes the administration made to the second travel ban and its facial "neutrality" on religion, that "the history of public statements continues to provide a convincing case that the objective of the second executive order remains the realization of the long-envisioned Muslim ban".

by | May 08, 2017 | 16:10

The first of four monuments honoring the Civil war's Confederate cause was removed from downtown New Orleans on Monday. According to the mayor's office, the monument commemorated "an 1874 attack on the racially integrated city police and state militia by the white supremacists Crescent City White League".

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:45

Scores of officers in riot gear lined up in preparation for possible violence between supporters and opponents of Coulter, but there were no major confrontations, largely because members of an anti-fascist group did not show up in force. Civic Center Park in downtown Berkeley. Right-wing demonstrations in support of Coulter gathered in the afternoon and pictures posted by the news site Berkeleyside show protesters gathered at a nearby park.

by | May 08, 2017 | 15:18

The university police identified the suspect as Kendrex White , a 21-year-old student who was quickly arrested. He was a part of Graham High School's graduating class of 2016. She said tried not to look because she said it was very traumatic. She said she heard an officer say, "Don't move or you're going to get tased". Pres.

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:51

Koreans are heading to the polls a year earlier than expected. Moon - who lost to Park in the last election in 2012 - has benefited electorally from the anger over the scandal that brought her down, which saw millions of South Koreans taking to the streets in candlelit demonstrations to demand her removal.

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:50

Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff, who is trying to score a special election upset in a traditionally conservative House district, said he trongly opposes "discrimination" over pre-existing conditions in response to the vote. This is the web version of VoxCare, a daily newsletter from Vox on the latest twists and turns in America's health care debate. Obamacare was signed into law by Obama on March 23, 2010.

by | May 08, 2017 | 14:13

Pai is expected to release the draft text of his initial proposal April. 27 and schedule it for a vote at the FCC's May 18 meeting. "The success of America's startup ecosystem depends on an open internet with enforceable net neutrality rules, ensuring that small companies can compete on a level playing field without the threat that their services will be discriminated against by big cable and wireless companies", the letter says .

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:30

Madison St., claimed the lives of all four occupants of a white sedan that crashed into a CTA bus after colliding with a parked vehicle. Four people, including a pregnant woman, have been killed when the driver of the vehicle they were in lost control and collided head-on with a bus in a fiery crash.

by | May 08, 2017 | 13:01

With Game 4 on Monday, the Warriors will look to end Utah's season, completing the four-game sweep in the second round of the NBA Playoffs. The Jazz led by nine in the third quarter, but Curry began to warm up and hit his first 3-pointer of the game on a pull-up in transition.

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:38

The contact sent Elliott around, where he slid along the outside wall as cars piled up behind him. Allmendinger walked away from the wreck, which forced the race to be red-flagged for 26 minutes and 51 seconds. "He just apologized. I don't know that it was his fault, per se", said Elliott of Allmendinger. "He still has a few of his Coors cars in the shop, and I always think it's pretty neat to look at them and see how they were built, what they put into them and just how simple everything was".

by | May 08, 2017 | 12:35

I'm getting my signing pen warmed up. A false stereotype of undocumented immigrants as criminals and social refuse is suddenly transformed into the dominant, official narrative. Perry said that concerns about the legal validity of federal detainer requests should be dealt with by the federal government and that it's the state's responsibility to ensure that jurisdictions obey the law.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:35

When it comes to women's health care, much of the focus has zeroed in on how the bill would change insurers' responsibility for covering preexisting conditions-and specifically those "conditions" commonly experienced by women. But it also said implementing those changes by 2020 gives states little time to figure out what to do. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said such cuts would reduce support for hospitals, nursing homes and 7 million New Yorkers who rely on the program.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:35

If states apply for a waiver to some of the Obamacare regulations, that age band could be extended further, and insurance companies could be allowed to charge people with preexisting conditions much higher premiums than allowed under the ACA.

by | May 08, 2017 | 11:00

Manfred did not comment on specific changes or guidelines being considered, but said more would be forthcoming after officials get the information from the teams. But Manfred believed the Red Sox-Orioles situation had devolved to where it was an issue of player safety. But the incident was one of many in the feud between the Red Sox and Orioles that began April 21 in Baltimore, when Machado slid into Boston's Dustin Pedroia, causing the star second baseman to miss the Red Sox's next three ...

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:42

Omar Jadwat, an attorney at the American Civil Liberties Union, who will be arguing the case at the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Virginia on Monday, said the fact that so much time has passed since the ban was issued is proof that there was no pressing national security need for it in the first place.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:25

The GOP-led Senate passed the bill Wednesday despite objections from Democrats, who call the bill a "show-me-your-papers" measure that will be used to discriminate against Latinos. Abbott's ready, said spokesman John Wittman, after final House passage. The representative also described his personal fears on the subject and said that the bill would be a reminder to his sons "that the law will treat them with suspicion", concluding with his disappointment over the issue.

by | May 08, 2017 | 10:16

The breakdown of charges against the eighteen Penn State students are as follows: Eight for involuntary manslaughter, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment and hazing, among other charges; four for reckless endangerment and hazing, among other charges; and six for evidence tampering.

by | May 08, 2017 | 09:34

Also last month, the USA military announced it was sending dozens of regular troops to Somalia in the largest such deployment to the Horn of Africa country in roughly two decades. Angus King released a joint statement Saturday afternoon that reads, in part, "He defended our nation with bravery and with distinction, and his sacrifice will never be forgotten".

by | May 08, 2017 | 08:42

Borno State Governor, Kashim Shettima, says he salutes President Muhammadu Buhari, the military and parents of the abducted Chibok girls on the negotiated freedom of the schoolgirls . He said aside the security implications accommodating the 82 girls and several journalists in one room was not feasible. A Nigerian official said they secured the release of these 82 girls in exchange for Boko Haram prisoners.

by | May 08, 2017 | 08:37

One of the two local men, Gary DiBileo, Jr. was arraigned Friday afternoon at the Centre County Courthouse on involuntary manslaughter, assault and hazing charges. According to the " Beta Theta Pi Fraternity Spring 2017 New Member Manual" given to the grand jury by fraternity President Brendan Young, no alcohol is allowed on the premises of 220 N.

by | May 08, 2017 | 08:05

Andrew Cashner pitched well in taking a no-decision against the Mariners in Sunday's loss, tossing six innings of shutout ball. The Mariners collected eight hits against Perez in six-plus innings, but he wiggled out of trouble two times. Seattle is 14-5 in their last 19 versus a team with a losing record, and 8-3 in their last 11 home games. "I've hit some here before so I kind of remember it a little bit", Seager said.

by | May 08, 2017 | 07:59

Young came to Louisville from James Madison 10 years ago to start the Cardinals' program. On Sunday, the team extended its streak to 28 consecutive NCAA tournament berths. Calvin is 0-1 in NCAA Tournament play. "I think they had a chip on their shoulder, and that's what we're looking to carry into the playoffs". The Phoenix finishes the season with a 13-6 record, the most wins in Elon lacrosse history.

by | May 08, 2017 | 07:54

White remains in jail, charged with murder , with more charges pending. Motive behind this fatal attack is not known yet. Carter said investigators have not established a connection there yet but would not rule it out. "Then everyone just screamed and ran away as fast as they could". As he left there, he kicked a woman as if to get her out of his way, the police chief said.

by | May 08, 2017 | 07:38

The Saturday night shooting that led to the death of Jordan Edwards happened after Balch Springs police responded to a call about possible underage drinking at a party. "The magnitude of his awful actions can not be overstated", said the family statement released by attorney S. Lee Merritt. Haber said the department would continue to be transparent as the investigation into Oliver's actions progresses.

by | May 08, 2017 | 07:26

Fred Upton of MI and Billy Long of Missouri announced it after meeting with Trump Wednesday. The legislation already included $130 billion in the fund. The bill passed the House and now heads to the Senate. Holland Republican Bill Huizenga says he felt comfortable about changes to the way the bill addressed pre-existing conditions even before the Upton Amendment , and feels even better about them now.

by | May 08, 2017 | 07:22

At that, the crowd went insane, booing and jeering the ignorant congressman. Bottom line: Republicans are happy to deny Americans health care, and they are willing to tell the most outrageous lies to justify their cruelty. On the other hand, those with access to health care are likely to fare better. "Quite a few middle-aged people sitting in your audience that you just aced out of health coverage ", another one said.

by | May 08, 2017 | 07:17

Broome met with Sterling family members on Tuesday evening and on Wednesday reiterated her desire to see BRPD officers go through different training. But the case is not completely shut. The DOJ announcement also says that after the officer - reponding to a 911 call about a man with a gun - confronted Sterling with his service pistol, the suspect put his hands on the auto hood.

by | May 08, 2017 | 07:09

It was in a press conference Monday that Balch Springs police chief Jonathan Haber revealed that after watching the video footage of the incident, he was "unintentionally incorrect". Edwards is the youngest of the 333 people shot and killed by police so far in 2017, according to a Washington Post database tracking such shootings.

by | May 08, 2017 | 06:41

Trump said if he had made a decision to sign an order within days announcing an intent to withdraw from NAFTA, it would have represented a "pretty big, you know, shock to the system". While the dairy industry is by far the smallest in Trump's sights, Burney said no matter the industry, Canada should not be so eager to offer appeasement in the form of renegotiating NAFTA.

by | May 08, 2017 | 06:01

Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken, 38, was killed during the raid on May 5 about 40 miles west of Mogadishu , the Pentagon said in a release. The episode comes as the US military expands operations against Shabab, which is allied with al-Qaida. AFRICOM, led by US Marine Corps General Thomas D.

by | May 08, 2017 | 05:54

They were new initiates to Beta Theta Pi fraternity at Penn State and had just run the gantlet - a series of stations where they guzzled beer, wine and vodka as fast as they could. Barron permanently banned the fraternity. One time , when Piazza rolled off a couch, three fraternity brothers picked him up and "slammed him" back on the couch, according to the grand jury report.

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.