learningandfinance.com

National

Baldwin's impersonation can't get any worse, tweets Trump

Donald Trump just can't kick his Twitter habit-especially when his Twitter habit is brought into question! "It was from a young man named Seth, he's 16 and he's in high school and I really did retweet him", the president-elect continued.

National

Michigan football players accept missing the College Football Playoff

It's unlikely that any other ACC team would jump Florida State to earn an Orange Bowl bid, because none of the ACC teams below Florida State have games remaining to make up ground. The Tigers (12-1) and Buckeyes (11-1) will tangle in the Fiesta Bowl that same day. Kickoff is at 7 p.m. eastern time on New Year's Eve. Ohio State won the first College Football Playoff after the 2014 season and Clemson lost to Alabama in last season's championship game.

National

Minimum wage protests being held at several Chicago sites

McDonald's Corp. restaurants in 340 cities were prime rally targets, while baggage handlers and cabin cleaners at Chicago's O'Hare and Boston's Logan worldwide airports were due to demonstrate in support of workers demanding starting pay of $15 per hour, organizers of the "Fight for $15" campaign said .

National

Appeals court agrees to delay GOP lawsuit over health law

Since 2008 (Obama's first election ), the Democratic Party has lost approximately 900 state legislature seats, 12 U.S. senatorial seats, 68 U.S. House seats and nine state governorships. "He said 'I am not going to cut Social Security like every other Republican and I'm not going to cut Medicare or Medicaid, '" Sanders said. Ben Carson, picked to head the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price.

National

Pat McCrory concedes NC governor's race

After weeks of unsubstantiated claims of voter fraud and insisting on recount after recount after recount, costing the state tens of thousands of dollars, McCrory has finally made a decision to throw in the towel after the latest count once again found Cooper ahead of him by more than 10,000 votes.

National

What exactly does the United Nations ambassador do in the federal government

Trump praised her ability to bring people together, but many reports noted her scant foreign policy experience . Many here expressed relief that Trump selected a woman of Indian descent rather than a white man to represent the USA before the world body, but some questioned the significance of her appointment given a general lack of understanding about how the president-elect views the United Nations, having praised it on several occasions in the past only to blast it as, among other things, ...

National

Sheriff: 'Don't believe' more bodies in warehouse fire

Crews hope to stabilize it Tuesday. It is still unclear how it started. Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley say her office is looking at whether or not criminal liability is attached to this fire. They're my friends, they're my family, they're my loves, they're my future. Waukazoo said. When the girl took Waukazoo on a tour of the warehouse, Waukazoo saw that the place had no kitchen and that the family and tenants apparently shared one bathroom, where they used a hose to shower.

National

Freezing temperatures expected later this week

These frigid air temperatures combined with a warmer than normal Lake Erie means the possibility of significant snow for the primary snowbelt region. The storm watch is in effect from 1 a.m.to noon on Thursday. The snow level will come down early in the storm, and Lassen Volcanic National Park could get a foot to a foot-and-a-half of snow.

National

Protesters of Dakota Access Pipeline celebrate

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - Industry leaders are urging President-elect Donald Trump to make approval of the disputed Dakota Access oil pipeline a priority when he takes office next month, but a spokesman for Trump isn't offering many clues about how the incoming president might act.

National

UConn women beat Notre Dame to stretch winning streak to 83

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. That's exactly what UConn wanted. The superheroes of women's college hoops returned to the top spot on Monday for the first time this season. 7, 2016 , in South Bend, Ind . Connecticut won 72-61. "I don't think I did that at all when I first started playing [Sunday]". She made an impact by being in motion as she displayed an evolving element of her game.

National

Trump introduces 'mad dog' Mattis, pledges to rebuild military

Even so, Mr Trump said he wanted to boost spending on the military. On Tuesday, he vowed a strong rebuilding of the USA military, which he suggested has been stretched too thin. Unless Congress votes and the president signs an exception, "a person may not be appointed as secretary of defense within seven years after relief from active duty as a commissioned officer of a regular component of an armed force", the law says.

National

Area veterans commemorate the attack on Pearl Harbor 75 years ago

Earlier in the week, the three joined the only other living Arizona survivors - Howard Kenton Potts, 95, and Lonnie Cook, 96 - for their first-ever aerial tour of the ship's wreckage in the bottom of the ocean. There was an emotional ceremony on board the USS Midway and it is perhaps one of the most important anniversaries yet. Steinhardt said when he started serving in 1966, many of his commanding officers had served in World War II.

National

Raging Oakland warehouse fire trapped victims in smoke

Numerous 10 complaints were directed at the lot, pointing to a "ton of garbage piling up on the property" as well as the " illegal interior building structure " at the warehouse, according to city records released Tuesday. Fire officials started knocking down parts of the building that they said were structurally unsound. A drone image of the fire damage before debris was removed, shot by the City of Oakland, via the Associated Press .

National

Japan's SoftBank group announces $50 bn investment in US

Berge Ayvazian, with Wireless 20/20, said Son may have many motives for a Trump meeting and public jobs pledge without thinking of a potential T-Mobile merger. Son's initial plan was to merge Sprint with T-Mobile US Inc. Before the results of the US election came in, Reuters noted that SoftBank had earmarked Saudi Arabia's Public Investment Fund as "lead partner" in a potential investment of "up to $45 billion over the next five years".

National

Donald Trump Picks Retired Gen. John Kelly to Head Homeland Security

The move would put a military commander who directly supervised USA operations in Central and South America in charge of one of the president-elect's signature platforms: securing the border between Mexico and the U.S. Trump, who once said he knows more about defeating Islamic State "than the generals do", has now selected three of them for top positions in his administration.

National

Corps pipeline decision does little to ease tensions

The group Veterans Stand for Standing Rock will meet at noon Sunday in Cannon Ball, about a mile south of the Oceti Sakowin, or Seven Council Fires, camp. How did Energy Transfer Partners settle on the current route for this pipeline? The Sioux are staying put after the pipeline's owners vowed to continue drilling .

National

Disgraced Ex-General David Petraeus Auditions for Trump

Pence, on NBC's " Meet the Press ", said Trump has been winnowing the list of contenders to be the top USA diplomat but the field could also "grow a little bit". "Five years ago, I made a serious mistake", Petraeus said in a Sunday interview on ABC's "This Week With George Stephanopoulos", adding that he's already paid a "very heavy price" for his missteps.

National

Judge Orders Michigan Officials to begin US Election Recount on Monday

Trump won Wisconsin by about 22,000 votes. "We will not give in to intimidation", Stein said. He called for a tabulation of paper ballots and "forensic examination" of the state's voting machinery. President-elect Trump narrowly defeated Democratic nominee Clinton in all three states . The change the results of the November 8 election, the recounts would have to flip the decisions in all three states .

National

Jury picked, opening statements set in church slayings trial

The death penalty trial of self-described white supremacist Dylann Roof got underway Wednesday (Dec 7), with U.S. federal prosecutors saying he had gunned down nine African American churchoers previous year in a coldly calculated attack, local media reported.

National

Kellyanne Conway Lets Advisors In on Secret of Trump Win

Implying that women cannot adequately handle the responsibility that comes with being a working mother in the hectic world of politics is irresponsible - Conway herself is, after all, proof that they can. "I do politely mention to them that the question isn't, 'Would you take the job?' - the male sitting across from me who's about to take a big role in the White House - but 'Would you want your wife to?" Weeks ago, according to sources, Bannon was privately fretting that Conway refused to ...

National

Bill Cosby's deposition on sex, drugs OK for criminal case, judge says

T. O'Neill shot down that line of argument. "This court concludes that there was neither an agreement nor a promise not to prosecute, only an exercise of prosecutorial discretion", the judge wrote. The woman said she was allegedly sexually assaulted by Cosby at his Pennsylvania home. Because there was no formal non-prosecution agreement, however, there was never any deal, said current district attorney Kevin Steele, adding that the kind of immunity Cosby thought he'd been granted can be ...

National

NTSB: Driver in fatal crash was speeding, had prior wrecks

A preliminary report from the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) found that the school bus was going 57 miles per hour, almost twice the speed limit, before it slammed into the back of a auto, veered into oncoming traffic and ripped through a Maryland Transit Administration (MTA) bus.

National

Chicago's Emanuel spoke with Trump about sanctuary cities

When Trump has something on his mind or is ready to make a big announcement he turns to Twitter . "The nation's hospital industry warned President-elect Trump and congressional leaders on Tuesday that repealing the Affordable Care Act could cost hospitals $165 billion by the middle of the next decade and trigger "an unprecedented public health crisis, '" writes the Washington Post ".

National

Secaucus woman on new season of "The Bachelor"

Alexis, an aspiring dolphin trainer , will apparently give " Chris Cupcake " from Kaitlyn Bristowe's season a run for the weird-arrivals money when the instant-romance show kicks off its new cycle next month. Want to find out who rocked a dolphin costume? Or, Viall can forget these women, go the boring route (job-wise, anyway) and strike up a relationship with Angela, a model.

National

Fire trapped people on second floor

The power went out inside the building when the fire started and the flames blocked the building's only exit, making it hard for people inside to escape, an official briefed on the ongoing investigation told ABC News. While some slowly sift through the debris, others remain outside, building temporary support beams to install into the structure as an added safety measure.

National

Clemson holds off Virginia Tech, playoffs likely next

He ran for two touchdowns and rallied the Hokies from a 21-point deficit to make it closed. Virginia Tech trailed 35-14 in the third quarter and 42-28 midway through the fourth, but responded each time. This time, the Owls dominated from the outset. And they are, ranked third with an 11-1 record going into the ACC title game Saturday night against Virginia Tech .

National

Stocks Roars Again- United Continental Holdings (NYSE:UAL), Marriott International (NASDAQ:MAR)

They issued a market perform rating and a $55.00 price target for the company. The company has 1 year Price Target of $71.97. Standpoint Research began coverage on shares of United Continental Holdings in a report on Thursday, August 25th. United Continental Holdings, Inc (UAL) is a holding company and its principal subsidiary is United Air Lines, Inc (United). (NYSE:UAL) has agreed to pay $2.4 million to settle allegations in a case where its shareholders were saddled with the cost of ...

National

Suspect charged with manslaughter in road rage shooting of National Football League player

Normand also blasted a witness who he said lied several times about the shooting, which occurred as the result of an apparent road-rage incident between Gasser and McKnight. Gasser then pursued McKnight. I bet they made you say that puppet boy. He spoke to investigators for two more hours with an attorney present, Normand said.

National

Pearl Harbor, 75 Years Later

Fellow survivor Jim Downing of Colorado Springs, Colorado, said he returns to Hawaii for the anniversary commemorations to be with his shipmates. Senior Chief Petty Officer Tabor said it's the fearless men and women like veteran Brantley who we remember on this day.

National

Refrigerator Revealed to Be Source of Deadly Oakland Warehouse Fire

Authorities in Oakland, Calif ., say dozens of people have died in a fire that broke out during a party at warehouse that served as an art and music venue. City and state officials fielded years of complaints about unsafe conditions, drugs, neglected children, trash, thefts and squabbles at the warehouse, raising questions about why it wasn't shut down.

National

No 'official' US delegation for Castro funeral

But don't call it an official delegation, the White House insisted. The United States only restored full diplomatic contacts with Cuba in July a year ago. But two representatives will attend, the White House said Tuesday. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro renewed diplomatic ties in 2014 after a half-century of Cold War hostility.

National

Time to reconcile: Two cities overcome Pearl Harbor legacy

December 7, 1941 - WASHINGTON - Japan launched an undeclared war against the United States today by bombing the great naval base at Pearl Harbor , air fields at Oahu, and air fields at Manila. "I've actually been there and seen the monuments and the bullet holes that are still in the walls and stuff like that", she said. Tatsunobu Isoda, the Mayor of Nagaoka, Japan, will lay flowers at the main memorial event on Wednesday and join a smaller ceremony a day later co-organized by Japan and ...

National

Obama praises Japan ties on Pearl Harbor anniversary

He says he spent two hours fighting fires and checking the name tags of the dead so he could write their families personal notes about how they died. It has been 75 years but US Navy veteran James Leavelle can still recall watching with horror as Japanese warplanes rained bombs on his fellow sailors in the surprise attack at Pearl Harbor that plunged the United States into World War Two.

National

Beyonce leads Grammy nominations with nine

Bowie missed out in the album of the year category following the release of the critically acclaimed Blackstar shortly before his death but was nominated for best rock performance , rock song, alternative music album and engineered album, non-classical.

National

Tribe's leader asks Dakota pipeline protesters to go home

Chairman Dave Archambault says he hopes Dakota Access pipeline developer, Energy Transfer Partners, and the incoming Trump administration will respect that decision. Although many in the camp were celebrating, there was still fear that USA president-elect Donald Trump would simply overturn that decision and allow the pipeline to proceed.


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 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 153 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 Forward → End