learningandfinance.com

National

Sanders, Clinton plot new push amid slipping support with millennials

Speaking to students who pay upwards of $28,000 annually in tuition at the University of New Hampshire, the pair focused on Clinton's education plan, which was largely inspired by Sanders's primary platform. Clinton surrogates have warned against the threat of a vote for Mr. Johnson or Ms. Stein. "Let's be clear, elections are not just about who votes, but who does not vote", first lady Michelle Obama said at George Mason University in Virginia earlier this month.

National

World leaders attend funeral of Shimon Peres in Israel

President Barack Obama steps from his motorcade vehicle to board Air Force One, Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to the funeral of former Israeli President Shimon Peres in Jerusalem . In a eulogy to the former Israeli president in Jerusalem Friday, Clinton calls Peres a "wise champion of our common humanity". "Yet you also knew that true peace could only be achieved from a position of strength, and you were sure to secure the path to this goal".

National

IN mother faces murder counts in death of son, daughter

At the time of the Amber Alert, police believed the kids were taken by their mother, Amber Pasztor, and had reason to believe they were in danger. The Amber Alert was called off about 5:20 p.m. Prosecutors are expected to formally charge her in the case later this week. The Allen County Sheriff's Department issued the alert for the two children around 12:50 p.m.

National

Gov. Christie laughed about Fort Lee gridlock: ex-crony

David Wildstein - a former Christie appointee at the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey and the star witness at the Newark trial of two former Christie confidantes - made the allegation against Christie as federal prosecutors displayed a handful of photos showing the governor, Wildstein and defendant Bill Baroni together at a September 11, 2013 ceremony at the World Trade Center.

National

Rory McIlroy wins £9MILLION Tour Championship on fourth sudden-death play-off hole

Dustin Johnson appeared as if the Tour Championship and the FedEx Cup were his for the taking when he shared the 54 hole lead into the final day only to nearly inexplicably struggle over the final 18. "Just thankfully, I won the tournament and the FedExCup too". "It means an terrible lot", McIlroy said. In fact, the USA has won the Cup just twice since 1993, with Europe taking eight of the last 10.

National

Roy Moore Trial Ends; Fate of State Chief Justice Unknown

None of the nine members of the COJ who heard the case today were on the court when Moore was tossed off the bench the first time. Almost 13 years after he was first removed from the state's highest court in 2003, Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore may once again lose his seat as the state's top judicial officer.

National

Michelle Obama joins Hillary Clinton campaign trail

Obama is Clinton's most popular campaign surrogate, with polls pegging her favorable rating near 60%. "The stakes are too high to take that chance" by not voting or casting a protest vote for someone else, she said. "When you compare her to her opponent, there's no contest", professor Dolores Natale said. She referred to several comments Trump made during and after Monday's debate, including his apparent acknowledgment that he's paid no taxes some years.

National

Shimon Peres eulogized by Obama, world leaders at funeral

Mr Peres was the defense minister who ordered the mission and spoke at the fallen soldier's graveside. I loved you. We all love you. Obama said Peres never exhausted, never dwelled on the past, and always seemed to have another project in the works.

National

Libertarian Gary Johnson has 'an Aleppo moment' again

Besides being unable to answer questions that presidential candidates should be able to answer, Johnson has some unusual behavior. No matter the reason, we, like Weld, thought we would offer Johnson some assistance with the question. Steinhouse says he is very liberal, but is troubled by Hillary Clinton. Everything Clintonites accused Bernie Sanders of - pie-in-the-sky ideas, lack of foreign policy experience simple solutions to complex problems - is actually true of Johnson and ...

National

Los Alamitos Hopkinson Elementary Named One of Nation's Best Schools

The award, the highest academic award presented by the education department, is based on a school's overall academic excellence or its progress in closing achievement gaps in reading and math. The Department invites National Blue Ribbon School nominations from the top education official in all states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, the Department of Defense Education Activity, and the Bureau of Indian Education.

National

Rosetta Probe Ends 12-year Mission with Crash Into Comet

The spacecraft, which was launched by the European Space Agency in 2004, sent a probe named Philae onto the surface of the comet in November, 2014. Comet chaser Rosetta spacecraft has plunged to its death on a comet. Rosetta's British project scientist, Dr Matt Taylor, described it as a " bittersweet " moment. The mission managed several historic firsts, such as getting a spacecraft into orbit around a comet and the unprecedented landing of a probe on the surface.

National

Debate Commission: There Were Audio Issues During First Debate

Representatives for the Commission didn't immediately respond Friday afternoon to a request for details about the audio problems. "Did you notice that?" he asked a reporter immediately after the debate. Many of Donald Trump's supporters are fed up by what they consider to be a biased media with an agenda to damage Trump's campaign while simultaneously boosting his rival, Hillary Clinton.

National

Train crashes into New Jersey station; 1 dead, 74 hospitalized

Cuomo said, speaking at an afternoon press conference. The device contains information on the train's speed and braking. Of the 108 others injured, 74 of them were hospitalized, according to Christie and area hospitals. De Kroon, 34, worked for the software company SAP in its legal department in Brazil until earlier this year, when she moved to New Jersey after her husband got a job with an worldwide liquor company.

National

Video Of Trump Deposition In Restaurateur Case Set To Be Released

Trump gave the testimony in June at a law office in Washington in connection with one of two lawsuits he filed past year after prominent chefs reacted to the controversy over his remarks by pulling out of plans to open restaurants at his new D.C.

National

Alabama's Chief Justice Faces Ethics Charges For Second Time

Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage. The Southern Poverty Law Center filed the ethics complaints against Moore. The trial ended about 2:30 p.m., Wednesday without a verdict. "I gave them a status in the case, a status of the facts that these orders exist". "Throughout my struggle with recognition, the last person in Alabama holding up the recognition of my marriage was Roy Moore", Hard wrote in an AL.com op-ed on Wednesday.

National

Pentagon chief is expert on nukes but says little about them

In reality, assuming the continuation of the present "security environment" and the continued existence of nuclear weapons, there is good reason to fear that the world will be incinerated in the lifetimes of "our children and their children".

National

Fact check: Trump on stop-and-frisk

It was taken away from her. And our mayor, our new mayor [Bill de Blasio], refused to go forward with the case. "It would have won an appeal". "If you look at it, throughout the country, there are many places where it's allowed", Trump replied.

National

Firefighter injured in California wildfire leaves hospital

Officials had only announced one burned home before Thursday. Despite the damage, cooler weather and additional firefighters had officials hopeful on Thursday the blaze would be contained in coming days. A growing and destructive wildfire moved toward remote California homes in the. Cal Fire crews had contained slightly more than 30 percent of the blaze, which they hoped to fully contain by Monday - a week after the wildfire started at the southern edge of Santa Clara County off Loma ...

National

Duterte calls himself Hitler, wants to kill 3 million

Despite ongoing criticism from global leaders and human rights organizations, Duterte has continually boasted of the so-called success of his anti-drug policy and decried his critics, telling media that he is "portrayed to be a cousin of Hitler and yet (critics) do not even bother to find out, to investigate".

National

First Lady Visits LaSalle University, Stresses the Importance of Voting

The former secretary of state has also dealt with low poll numbers regarding her honesty and trustworthiness. The Clinton campaign has sent Hillary or a surrogate to four different Philadelphia colleges this month. "The stakes are too high to take that chance" by not voting or casting a protest vote for someone else, she said. "The presidency doesn't change who you are, it reveals who you are", she told the cheering crowd.

National

Stanford Cardinal at Washington Huskies College Football Odds

No. 7 Stanford takes on No. 10 Washington in a Pac-12 matchup featuring two of the best teams in the country. Stanford at a glance: Led by lightning quick superstar Christian McCaffrey , the Cardinal offense has no lack of explosiveness.

National

In Charlotte, police shooting affects presidential politics

On Saturday, Police Chief Kerr Putney released partial video taken of the fatal confrontation from a police dashboard camera and a body cam worn by a uniformed cop. The footage does not include body camera video from Vinson, who wasn't wearing a body camera because he was in a special tactical unit. Police have not described the gun in detail, but printing on the side of the barrel said it was a Colt Series 80 Mustang.380 caliber, which shoots a 9mm bullet, according to Steven Howard, a ...

National

Ex-Christie aide's lawyer paints government witness as liar

Wildstein, who testified Tuesday that Christie was told about the traffic jam while it was underway, said he thought he would take some time off and then play a different role for the governor. Wildstein, who served as a Port Authority senior official until late 2013, previous year pleaded guilty to two counts of federal conspiracy over his role in closing bridge lanes to Fort Lee, New Jersey, in an act of political retribution against Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich.

National

Public defender asks to meet with Chelsea bombing suspect

A picture of Ahmad Khan Rahami , the man believed to be responsible for the explosion in Manhattan on September 17, 2016, and an earlier bombing in New Jersey, is displayed at a news conference at New York City police headquarters two days later.

National

Colonial Pipeline project to reopen line on Wednesday

Fuel delivery supply chain is estimated to "take several days" to return to normal following the restart. "Even with rising gas prices, motorists in Virginia are still paying the ninth lowest average gas prices nationwide". That's no more than 37 truckloads at an industry-average 9,000 gallons per tank. A leak in the Colonial Pipeline gas line in a remote part of Alabama has led to a spike in fuel prices in the Southeast.

National

Obama veto gets rejected, Saudi 9/11 bill becomes law

The White House blasted what it called "rapid onset buyer's remorse" after House and Senate leaders conceded problems with the 9/11 lawsuit bill Congress just enacted into law over President Obama's veto . Most of the hijackers - 15 of the 19 - were from Saudi Arabia , but the country was a key USA ally in the region and said it had nothing to do with the attacks.

National

Giuliani: Clinton 'too stupid to be president'

Clinton introduced the line of attack in the first presidential debate on Monday. In the other, we have two women, one of whom Giuliani says was "violated" by Bill Clinton but who herself uses the word " consensual ", and another who has for almost 20 years endeavored to keep her most intimate feelings about what goes on in her marriage private.

National

National Voter Registration Day draws attention to voting

The deadline to register is October 11 in Tennessee. In-person registration requires two forms of identification, one of which must include your current address. "Then it dropped down to 378,000 I think for the second so I'm planning for 400,000 and I'm really, really, really hoping that 250,000 of them vote early".

National

Extremism apparent influence in Minnesota attack — Federal Bureau of Investigation head

In this undated family photo provided by the National Action Network, Saturday, July 19, 2014, Eric Garner, right, poses with his children during during a family outing. House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte and other Republicans said Wednesday that an immunity deal for Cheryl Mills , Clinton's former chief of staff, was improper and short-circuited a possible criminal prosecution.

National

Alabama justice faces possible ouster over gay marriage

Closing statements finished around 2:30 p.m. The Alabama Court of the Judiciary trial started this morning and ended this afternoon, with a decision expected within 10 days . Moore's trial before the Alabama Court of the Judiciary follows charges by the Alabama Judicial Inquiry Commission that Moore violated the state's canon of ethics by wading into the same-sex marriage debate well after the U.S.

National

America 'needs an adult' in White House: Michelle Obama

They have dealt major blows to opponent Donald Trump in TV ads attacking his image. In Philadelphia, Obama concentrated on what she described as character and values, drawing a sharp contrast between the NY businessman and his rival, the former secretary of state, senator and first lady.

National

Charlotte City Council Doesn't Vote On Repealing LGBT Protections

HB 2 prevented cities and counties from enacting laws allowing transgender people to use the public restroom or locker room that corresponds with their gender identity. Previously, the National Basketball Association relocated its 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte . The state law was passed in March in response to Charlotte's ordinance expanding anti-discrimination protections.

National

Iowa flooding: Thousands evacuate Cedar Rapids

Residents of Cedar Rapids are waiting anxiously as the quickly rising riiver threatens to inundate their city. While the sewer backup was unfortunate, Corbett said things like that are to be expected as the Cedar River nears its 22-foot crest.

National

Wells Fargo faces Justice Department sanction

Several lawmakers, both Republican and Democrat, alleged that Wells Fargo's sales practices may have violated federal laws, including the federal racketeering laws, which would constitute a criminal offense. The OCC, a division of the Treasury Department, said its $US20 million penalty is for Wells Fargo's failure to honour an interest cap and other violations.

National

Misleading letters about voter registration being sent to Virginians

You have two options, you can request one online or vote in-person at your county or local elections office. All of that said , there still aren't many good reasons for not checking your voter registration status before October 11. This is the first presidential election where Minnesota will not need an excuse to vote early. Under the change, if a person decides to vote a straight party ticket, it will cast a vote for all candidates in that party, except for the at-large county council ...


Begin ← Back 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 Forward → End