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Police say 1 killed in Vegas, part of Strip shut down

In a statement, police said officers responded to the call at 10:48 a.m. and that the shooting occurred on the Strip near Harmon Avenue. The area that was shut down, between Flamingo and Harmon streets, is where several large hotels are, including Planet Hollywood, Bellagio and the Cosmopolitan.

A sick plan for health care

Virginians with pre-existing conditions , such as diabetes, high blood pressure, asthma, cancer and obesity can no longer can be denied coverage by health insurance companies. We the people need no input from you, as we know what you need. I just had to hope I was OK. Sharon Brown is 58 and can't work. Federal money would help buy these plans, " The New York Times writes ".

Month-Old Dies After 'Ghost Calls' Flood Emergency Phone Lines

Police officials have used overtime to beef up staffing in the 911 call center. "As you can well imagine this situation is very frustrating", he said, adding, "This is the No. They said no other cellphone carriers seemed to be affected by the "ghost calls" issue. During that time, emergency operators received a surge in calls, city officials said in a statement .

Chattanooga prices at the pump fall to 29 cents below United States average

The falling prices come at a time of year when gas prices typically rise as refineries undergo maintenance and switch to more expensive summer fuel blends. Prices were also down in South Florida - dropping two cents to $2.43 in Broward County and $2.49 in Palm Beach County. "All these factors could push pump prices 20-40 cents higher by Memorial Day".

The 'Only Bipartisan Thing' Left: Former VP Joe Biden Takes On Cancer

Introduced by his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, the former vice president was greeted by a standing ovation from a sold-out crowd of 1,300 inside the Austin Convention Center, where he made an appearance to discuss the "cancer moonshot" initiative.

On Sunday: Change your clocks, change your batteries

Sunday, although most people go ahead and turn their clocks forward Saturday before they go to bed. He said homeowners sometimes do not realize that smoke detectors have a lifespan, just like any other device, and forget to replace them every 10 years.

The 'Stand Your Ground' Defense Rejected In This High-Profile Shooting

While Florida's "stand your ground" law has been used successfully in many instances, the available evidence in this incident did support Reeves's claim that Oulson constituted an imminent deadly force threat at the time he was shot. The judge concluded that the defense arguments are an attempt to "justify [Reeves'] actions after the fact". In her order, Barthle said Reeves' "testimony was significantly at odds with the physical evidence and other witness testimony".

At least 3 dead after train hits charter bus in Mississippi

Biloxi police Chief John Miller said the bus, which was carrying about 50 people, was stopped on the tracks when the train hit it. Authorities do not know what caused the bus to stop. Several of the victims were airlifted to nearby hospitals to be treated for their injuries. The eastbound mixed freight train, traveling from New Orleans to Mobile, Ala., had three locomotives and 52 cars - 27 loaded cars and 25 empty cars.

Wizards sign PG Brandon Jennings, who was waived by Knicks

While he isn't the consistent scorer he was earlier in his career, Jennings has never been afraid to attack and will give the Wizards another offensive playmaker. He then moved to the Pistons in a trade during the offseason where he went on to average double figures in points during his first two seasons in Detroit.

Berkeley still all-time top producer of Peace Corps volunteers

Meghan McCloskey Boydston "08 , a political science major and art history minor, served as a girls" education and empowerment Peace Corps volunteer in Sotouboua, Togo, from 2009 to 2011. The Peace Corps ranks its top volunteer-producing colleges and universities annually according to the size of each school's student body. Colorado College is tied with Smith College, Spelman College, St.

Justice Ginsburg praises media and the role of free press

Separately, in an interview with the U.K.'s BBC Television, Ginsburg said the US isn't "experiencing the best of times". During her appearance at GWU, the 83-year-old justice never mentioned President Trump or his embattled travel ban executive order.

Trump administration to crack down on immigrant deportation

The agency also plans to send non-Mexican migrants crossing the southern USA border back into Mexico as they await a decision on their case. President Donald Trump, meeting with business leaders at the White House on Thursday, described his administration's moves to deport undocumented immigrants as a "military operation", a label that runs counter to what his administration has previously said.

After Charleston, Roof went toward second AME church, docs say

The records show that after Roof gunned down nine parishioners at the Emanuel AME Church on June 17, he stopped at another house of worship - the Branch AME Church - and shut off his Global Positioning System device for several minutes. Roof carried out his attack at Emanuel AME Church on Wednesday night, June 17, 2015. Convicted Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof has asked for a new federal trial, saying prosecutors didn't have jurisdiction to bring their case against him.

Flooding Forces More Evacuations in San Jose, California

The previous record was in 1922, at 12.8 feet (3.9 meters), Benjamin said. The flooding forced officials to break out their once-in-a-century flood maps. An overnight shelter opened at James Lick High School, on 57 N. White Road. Animals at the Happy Hollow Park & Zoo were being evacuated from flood prone areas Tuesday.

Calif. officer killed, another wounded while responding to accident

Lt. John Corina of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department told the Associated Press the two officers were approaching the vehicle when they were shot by an alleged gang member driving a stolen auto. It was not immediately clear what started the shooting, though Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Lisa Jansen told the Daily News that the suspect is a known gang member.

Boulder police: Missing woman's remains may be in Shreveport are

Densmore, the child's non-custodial father, was pulled over by the Oklahoma Highway Patrol as he was driving Mead's vehicle with the child, unharmed, riding inside, police told Crimesider. The arrest affidavit has been sealed by the court. Police say Densmore left Boulder, Colorado on February 12, 2017. A Colorado man was charged with murder Thursday in the death of his year-old daughter's mother, a day after authorities in Oklahoma caught up to him and the girl, who had been reported ...

Seven Queens Undocumented Immigrants Among Those Arrested By ICE

Although the raids by federal authorities are said to be aimed at criminals and those who violated immigration laws, not everyone detained fits those categories, some say. All kids, regardless of their immigration status or their parents', need to know their rights if they're approached by law enforcement: while the requirement to provide your name to law enforcement varies by state, all people - adult or child, documented or not - have the right to remain silent and refuse to be ...

Trump Nominates Law School Dean To Labor Secretary

Senators Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), Tim Scott (R-S.C.), Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) were expected to oppose his confirmation in the 52-48-majority Senate. Andy Puzder, the controversial fast-food executive who dropped his bid to become US labor secretary on Wednesday, will return to his job running the Carl's Jr.

ODNI Denies WSJ Story Claiming Intel Officials Withhold Information from President Trump

Trump's announcement comes after the House Intelligence Committee said they are investigating the sources behind the story that led to General Michael Flynn resigning. The Post later reported the Justice Department had informed Trump in January that Flynn had misled officials and was "potentially vulnerable to Russian blackmail".

2-year-old Chicago Boy Killed in Shooting Streamed on Facebook Live

She is now in fair condition. At least four people have been wounded in shootings in Chicago since mid-afternoon Monday, according to police. Lavontay White Jr. Both Lavontay and his aunt's boyfriend were shot in the head during the attack, and were later pronounced dead at Stroger Hospital. There's a deep inequality of gun violence in the city that has seen steep declines in more wealthy communities and increases in a handful of much poorer neighborhoods on the city's south and west ...