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  1. Busy burglars steal guns, cash, cigars in four overnight break-ins, investigators say

    Sun-sentinel.com -Crime 03.24 / 10:09 www.sun-sentinel.com
    Four businesses, including two gun stores, were hit by a team of burglars in three cities early Friday, the Broward Sheriff’s Office said. Two people linked to the crimes were later taken into custody at a residence at 100 NW 27th  Ave. in Pompano Beach, the agency said.   There, deputies with…
  2. Perry School Board to consider resignations

    Newsok.com -Crime 03.24 / 10:09 newsok.com
    By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.comPERRY — A principal and a teacher accused of failing to report molestation accusations could resign as early as Monday. Upper Elementary School Principal Kenda Miller and math teacher Jeffrey Sullins are facing misdemeanor charges and are suspended without pay. Arnold Cowen, 86, is accused of molesting multiple girls at the school. The school board will meet Monday night to consider the resignations and resignation agreements of Miller and S…
  3. 2 more arrests over London attack, suspect's birth name revealed

    Nydailynews.com -Crime 03.24 / 10:08 www.nydailynews.com
    Others might have “encouraged, supported or directed him," an official said of the s…
  4. White working class increasingly hit with 'deaths of despair,' report finds

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 03.24 / 10:08 abcnews.go.com
    The white working class in the U.S. has bucked a global trend of improved mortality rates in recent years as a host of factors including suicide, opioid addiction and alcohol-related liver disease have increasingly claimed lives. A new report published today in the Brookings Papers on Economic Activity focuses on looking at this trend of rising mortality and possible factors that have led to it. "Ultimately, we see our story as about the collapse of the white, high school educated,…
  5. 18 human skeletons recovered from alleged smugglers in India

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 03.24 / 10:08 abcnews.go.com
    Police in the eastern Indian state of West Bengal say they have arrested eight men involved in smuggling human bones and recovered 18 skeletons from…
  6. Chesapeake Beach Robbery results in multiple charges

    Thebaynet.com - Crime 03.24 / 09:52 thebaynet.com
    Multiple charges fro robbery against Culpepper, VA…
  7. More than a dozen teens missing from DC

    Thebaynet.com - Crime 03.24 / 09:52 thebaynet.com
    Since the beginning of 2017, 13 teenagers from Washington, DC have been reported…
  8. 2 further arrests in London terror attack

    Abcnews.go.com -Crime 03.24 / 09:01 abcnews.go.com
    London's top anti-terror officer says two more "significant arrests" have been made in connection with the Westminster attack, in central and northern…
  1. Sleep Deprivation Lessens Ability to Detect Some Emotions

    Psychcentral.com - Health 03.24 / 10:47 psychcentral.com
    New research finds that when you are tired it is more difficult to detect whether people around you are happy or sad. Saliently, this subtle disadvantage may influence interpersonal relationships,…
  2. Centers Health Care Announces the Winner of the 2017 Patient Advocacy Award at the Grand Hyatt in New York City

    Bioportfolio.com - Health 03.24 / 10:46 bioportfolio.com
    BRONX N.Y. March 24 2017 PRNewswireUSNewswire The Centers Health Care family one of the largest and most complete postacute health care continuums in the northeast announced the recipient of the 2017 Centers Health Care Patient Advocacy Award is Ms. E.…
  3. Vitamin D Would Likely Prevent Autism, A New Study Says

    Having sufficient vitamin D exposure and intake, particularly for pregnant women, could make their offsprings safe from developing…
  4. Is Green Tea Good or Bad for Your Liver?

    Liversupport.com - Health 03.24 / 10:25 liversupport.com
    As long as you are respecting the adage that too much of a good thing can be harmful, green tea is a powerful protector of liver health. The post Is Green Tea Good or Bad for Your Liver? appeared first on…
  5. Rwanda: World TB Day - an Opportunity to Galvanise United Action to End the Disease

    Allafrica.com -Health 03.24 / 10:09 allafrica.com
    [New Times] On the occasion of World Tuberculosis Day celebration today, it is important to reflect on the 2017 theme: "Unite To End Tuberculosis" and its implications for ending transmission of the deadly disease in Africa and Rwanda in…
  6. Researchers describe set of observable characteristics linked to congenital Zika syndrome

    News-medical.net -Health 03.24 / 10:09 www.news-medical.net
    Even as the Zika virus becomes more prevalent — the Centers for Disease Control reports that the number of U.S. infants born with microcephaly and other birth defects is 20 times over the normal rate — researchers are still trying to fully pin down the identifying consequences of the viral inf…
  7. Random DNA copying ‘mistakes’ account for most cancer mutations, study finds

    News-medical.net -Health 03.24 / 10:09 www.news-medical.net
    Johns Hopkins Kimmel Cancer Center scientists report data from a new study providing evidence that random, unpredictable DNA copying "mistakes" account for nearly two-thirds of the mutations that cause…
  8. Research suggests way to reverse age-related and radiation-induced DNA damage

    News-medical.net -Health 03.24 / 10:09 www.news-medical.net
    DNA repair is essential for cell vitality, cell survival and cancer prevention, yet cells' ability to patch up damaged DNA declines with age for reasons not fully…
  1. Wins and flosses

    Yaleherald.com - Education & Family 03.24 / 10:37 yaleherald.com
    In 2013, the American Dental Association found that 50.5% of Americans surveyed floss daily, and 30% floss but not…
  2. Sense of others, sense of self

    Yaleherald.com - Education & Family 03.24 / 10:37 yaleherald.com
    According to Linda Honan, a longtime professor at YSN, this is a pretty common phenomenon: people do not see the same way. And while this has few implications on a leisurely museum visit—so what if you missed the hand?—for nursing students this isn’t a day off…
  3. Why spring break means no food for some kids

    Wcpo.com - Education & Family 03.24 / 10:23 wcpo.com
    For thousands of kids who attend Cincinnati Public Schools, spring break will mean no homework, no tests -- and no reliable source of food until classes start…
  4. Hard times at McAuley, Mercy revealed

    Wcpo.com - Education & Family 03.24 / 10:23 wcpo.com
    Since 2008, a huge decline in enrollment at McAuley and a smaller but significant decline at Mother of Mercy had bled the schools financially and prompted an infusion of  millions of dollars from the Sisters of Me…
  5. Man grateful for free manufacturing training

    SFgate.com-Education 03.24 / 10:04 sfgate.com
    Lindsey, a line operator in his fifth year at Primex Plastics in Richmond, participated in the Manufacturing Matters program. Local men and women can now sign up for five weeks of training for advanced manufacturing opportunities. The training is free to qualified applicants, thanks to support from partners including local employers, Ivy Tech Community College and WorkOne. The registration deadline has been extended to March 31 for Manufacturing Matters' production associate…
  6. House sets risky health care vote after Trump demands it

    Collegian.psu.edu - Education 03.24 / 09:27 collegian.psu.edu
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a gamble with monumental political stakes, Republicans set course for a climactic House vote on their health care overhaul after President Donald Trump claimed he was finished negotiating with GOP holdouts and determined to pursue t…
  7. Rachel Dolezal struggles after racial identity scandal

    Collegian.psu.edu - Education 03.24 / 09:27 collegian.psu.edu
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A woman who rose to prominence as a black civil rights leader then lost her job when her parents exposed her as white is struggling to make a living these d…
  8. This Week In Race: ICE Sends Chills Across US, Kaepernick, Others, Write Big Checks

    Wprl.org - Education 03.24 / 08:46 wprl.org
    Oh people: it's been one of those weeks again. The focus on immigration continues, as the government promises to punish sanctuary cities and cities that have chosen not to do ICE's work for it by detaining undocumented immigrants until that agency can collect them for deportation. A number of police departments, including the LAPD, have indicated widespread fear of deportation in immigrant communities has had deleterious effects on how the police do their jobs. Stories like this one just…
  1. Fishbowl Identifies the Top 30 Emerging Brands of 2017

    Restaurantnews.com - Food 03.24 / 10:58 restaurantnews.com
    Alexandria, VA  (RestaurantNews.com)  Fishbowl, the leading provider of Restaurant Decision Sciences and 1:1 Marketing Automation, yesterday released its annual “Emerging Brands” report, identifying brands best positioned to succeed in the year ahead, as identified through social media analytics. Historically, this report has identified emerging brands in the restaurant industry that have broken through and delivered [R…
  2. Arby’s Brand President and Chief Marketing Officer Rob Lynch Named “Outstanding Marketer of the Year”

    Restaurantnews.com - Food 03.24 / 10:58 restaurantnews.com
    Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  PRWeek named Rob Lynch, Brand President and Chief Marketing Officer of Arby’s Restaurant Group, Inc. (ARG), the 2017 Outstanding Marketer of the Year during their annual awards gala in New York City on March 16. The PRWeek Awards are regarded as one of the communications industry’s highest accolades. The judging panel from [R…
  3. Three Great Options For Restaurant Financing

    Restaurantnews.com - Food 03.24 / 10:58 restaurantnews.com
    Opening, owning, and running a restaurant may well be one of the most demanding and difficult businesses out there. In New York alone, the average restaurant business plan requires at least $281,000 in startup costs, along with an additional $1 million in expenses annually. These expenses include high rent, construction, as well as other, unexpected…
  4. Have you taught your managers to track prime costs?

    Fastcasual.com - Food 03.24 / 10:29 fastcasual.com
    There are certain metrics and habits, especially in the independent segment, that managers need to be mindful of on a regular …
  5. HuHot founder: 'Delegate well and train others'

    Fastcasual.com - Food 03.24 / 10:29 fastcasual.com
    Linda Vap, president and founder of HuHot Mongolian Grill, was a scientist before she got into the restaurant b…
  6. Louie’s Blissfully Ignores Dallas Food Trends, and This Dive Bar Is All the Better for It

    Dallasobserver.com - Food 03.24 / 09:11 dallasobserver.com
    All-American is a series that looks at beloved, longstanding North Texas eateries and examines their history while exploring how the food has changed — for the good or bad — over the years. In November 2013, Louie’s lost its frontman. The East Dallas bar was about 26 years old…
  7. Gyu-Kaku Brings ‘Social Dining’ and Japanese Yakinuku to Addison

    Dallasobserver.com - Food 03.24 / 09:11 dallasobserver.com
    Maybe Kramer was onto something after all. When the iconic Seinfeld character proposed a pizza place where you make your own pie, he was ridiculed. Maybe he was just ahead of his time. In the era of the foodie, there is an added appeal to restaurants, like Korean barbecue…
  8. Eat Like Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady With New Performance Meals

    Craveonline.com - Food 03.24 / 09:04 craveonline.com
    A new partnership between Tom Brady, TB12, and Purple Carrot delivers peak nutrition to your door. The post Eat Like Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady With New Performance Meals appeared first on…
  1. Siri helped a pre-schooler save his mother's life

    Alphr.com - Arts&Culture 03.24 / 10:20 alphr.com
    Siri helped a pre-schooler save his mother's life South London pre-schooler shows incredible quick-thinking, but tech’s influence was a mixed blessing 24 Mar 2…
  2. Need a second -- or third -- opinion on your art? Join monthly Redlands critique session

    Press-Enterprise - Arts 03.24 / 10:04 pe.com
    The swirling blue skies and glowing moon on Alan Remele's oil painting call to mind Van Gogh's "The Starry Night." "I wanted to experience what it was like to paint in the one-stroke style used by Van Gogh," Remele explained to a group of…
  3. Ukrainian National Museum presents talk on Museum of Book and Printing in Ukraine

    Ukrweekly.com - Arts&Culture 03.24 / 09:27 ukrweekly.com
    CHICAGO – Valentyna Bochkovska-Martynovych, director of the Museum of Book and Printing in Ukraine and a Fulbright scholar for  2016-2017, delivered a presentation on December 30, 2016, at the Ukrainian National Museum in Chicago. She has served as director of the museum in Kyiv since 2008. In her first note as director, she wrote:  “Our [R…
  4. 10 Things to Do in Dallas for $10 or Less: March 24-26

    Dallasobserver.com - Arts&Culture 03.24 / 09:11 dallasobserver.com
    Dallas Comedy Festival Dallas Comedy House 3025 Main St. Through Saturday $10 For the last eight years, Dallas Comedy House has been steadily growing its festival. This year they have more stages than ever before (three), and in the future they hope to expand to other venues in Deep…
  5. QuakeCon Was Once a 50-Person Gaming Convention at La Quinta. Now It's At Gaylord Texan.

    Dallasobserver.com - Arts&Culture 03.24 / 09:11 dallasobserver.com
    The very first QuakeCon, the annual gaming convention held by gaming software giant ZeniMax Media that oversees game developers such as id Software of Dallas, was held in a La Quinta Inn in Garland with an attendance of just 50 die-hard fans. These days, QuakeCon needs a much more…
  6. This Week In Race: ICE Sends Chills Across US, Kaepernick, Others, Write Big Checks

    Npr.org - Arts 03.24 / 08:58 npr.org
    while much of the focus has been on deportations of Latinx, other groups have been under increased…
  7. Births

    Standardspeaker.com - Arts&Culture 03.24 / 08:29 standardspeaker.com
    OUT OF TOWN ❏ A daughter, Violet May, born Jan. 20 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Allentown, to Samantha and John Ryan Polascik, Hellertown. Paternal grandparents are Andrea Preputnick and John Polascik, Hazleton. Maternal grandparents are Bruce and Jennifer Lev…
  8. Raising awareness about intellectual disabilities

    Standardspeaker.com - Arts&Culture 03.24 / 08:29 standardspeaker.com
    The House of Representatives has adopted a resolution, which I sponsored, that designates the month of March as “Intellectual Disabilities Awareness Month” in Pennsylvania. House Resolution 132 aims to raise public awareness regarding the support of tho…
  1. Not To Scale Signs Animator-Director Drew Lightfoot

    Animationmagazine.net - People 03.24 / 10:20 animationmagazine.net
    Production company Not To Scale has signed on to its roster multidisciplinary director Drew Lightfoot for representation in the US, UK and Europe. The award-winning Canadian helmer, craftsman and animator has worked on projects ranging from commercials and music videos to TV shows and feature films. “Drew is a great addition to the Not To […]The post Not To Scale Signs Animator-Director Drew Lightfoot appeared first on Animation M…
  2. Sam Mizrahi: A Man Helping to Change Toronto’s Skyline

    2paragraphs.com - People 03.24 / 07:31 2paragraphs.com
    If you don’t live in Toronto, then note this: Toronto is changing, and rapidly so. Yes, Toronto remains known for its multiculturalism, its renowned international film festival and its 553 metre CN Tower — that hasn’t changed. But, what has developed around the CN Tower and what will develop in the coming years in downtown [&#…
  3. Nullify Chapter 22: Close the Federal Asset Forfeiture Loophole

    A federal program is undermining some of the toughest restrictions on asset forfeiture, but states can easily put an end to…
  4. Arizona Senate Committee Passes Bill Taking on State, Federal Asset Forfeiture

    PHOENIX, Ariz. (March 23, 2017) – Today, an Arizona Senate committee voted unanimously to pass a bill reforming the state’s asset forfeiture laws. The bill also takes on federal forfeiture programs by banning prosecutors from circumventing state laws by passing cases off to the feds in most situations. Rep. Eddie Farnsworth (R-Gilbert) introduced House Bil…
  5. Art Director Jon Lorenz, Digital FX Supe Jeff Willette Join Timber

    Animationmagazine.net - People 03.24 / 03:55 animationmagazine.net
    Santa Monica shop Timber has taken on Art Director Jon Lorenz and Digital Effects Supervisor Jeff Willette, as announced by company Creative Directors and Co-Founder Jonah Hall and Kevin Lau. “Jon and Jeff are both heavy hitting additions to the team at Timber,” said Hall. “We’re thrilled to have them here and we’ve already benefited […]The post Art Director Jon Lorenz, Digital FX Supe Jeff Willette Join Timber appeared first on Animation Magazine…
  6. New Vermont children’s book explores questions of death

    Vtdigger.org - People 03.23 / 21:44 vtdigger.org
    Author Julia Alvarez and artist Sabra Field join their words and woodblock prints in “Where Do They Go?” The post New Vermont children’s book explores questions of death appeared first on VTDig…
  7. Podcast: Barney Fife’s Tank

    In this episode of Thoughts from Maharrey Head, I talk about police militarization. Last week, I got an email from the Department of Defense. It was a response to an article I wrote for the Tenth Amendment Center on an Oregon bill to help limit militarization of state and local police. Susan Lowe in…
  8. South Dakota Republicans Kill Bill to Legalize Industrial Hemp, Reject Unconstitutional Federal Ban

    PIERRE, S.D. (Mar. 23, 2017) – A South Dakota bill that would have legalized the production and processing of industrial hemp for commercial purposes, and set the foundation to end federal prohibition in practice, was killed by a Senate committee. The Committee on State Affairs introduced House Bill 1204 (HB1204) on Feb. 3. Under t…
  1. A UN Report Called Israel Apartheid State

    Atheistrepublic.com - Religion 03.24 / 10:50 atheistrepublic.com
    JERUSALEM -- The report, Israeli Practices Toward the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid, concluded that Israel has established an apartheid regime. The report, which has raised a lot of dust, was written by Richard Falk, a former U.N. special rapporteur to the Palestinian territories, and Virginia Tilley, professor of political science at Southern Illinois University. It was published by the U.N.’s Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA). The authors of the r…
  2. Briarwood Presbyterian Church Wants to Form Its Own Police Force

    Atheistrepublic.com - Religion 03.24 / 10:50 atheistrepublic.com
    Briarwood Presbyterian Church is a flagship congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America located in suburban Birmingham, Alabama and has a membership of approximately 4,100. Briarwood Presbyterian Church and Briarwood Christian School want their own police department and the Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would allow it. The bill now moves to the Alabama Senate. The same bill has already passed last year but got to the governor late and never received a…
  3. Pastor Dave Drummond, who revived West Hills Church, dies of West Nile Virus

    Dailynews.com - Religion 03.24 / 09:04 dailynews.com
    WEST HILLS >> Pastor Dave Drummond, who took West Canoga Baptist Church from near extinction and turned it into a thriving West Hills Church, has died. He was 75.Drummond of Tarzana died Tuesday after a six-month battle with West Nile virus, church officials said, which resulted in encephalitis, meningitis and multiple…
  4. Ms Tercy Lonan posted a blog post

    Lightgrid.ning.com - Religion 03.24 / 08:44 lightgrid.ning.com
    Ms Tercy Lonan posted a blog postCROSSING YOUR LEGS CROSSING YOUR LEGS. One 0f the worst things you can do to your energy body is to cross your legs. If you take a pendulum or dowsing rod and check your chakras and energy flow when your legs are crossed, you will find that they completely shut down. Make it a spiritual practice any time you find yourself crossing your legs, immediatately uncross them. It is okay to have them touching. This is a very different habit to break; women in …
  5. Three Points on Successful Pastoral Transition

    Calvarychapel.com - Religion 03.24 / 07:38 calvarychapel.com
    Daniel Fusco will be a main session speaker at the 2017 CCCM Pastors and Leaders Conference, June 26-19, 2017. Pastoral transitions are something many churches are facing today. However a church and its leadership chooses to handle it, pastoral transition will go a long way toward the eventual outcome. Pastoral transitions can be the stuff that legends are made of! The statistics are tragic: Many churches never truly recover from a pastoral transition, often splitting in the midst of them. …
  6. Evil on display, and live, on Facebook

    Onenewsnow.com - Religion 03.24 / 07:11 onenewsnow.com
    Evil was on display in Chicago and lots of people did nothing, says the spokesman for a well-known family…
  7. The Deep Belief In Saints And Spirits In Contemporary Morocco – Analysis

    Eurasiareview.com - Religion 03.24 / 06:07 eurasiareview.com
    The concept of saints and spirits has been a part of Moroccan religious beliefs and an influence behind cultural practices for as long as history can tell. The modern beliefs, traditions, and celebrations inspired…
  8. India: Are Safeguards Possible To Prevent Theocracy? – OpEd

    Eurasiareview.com - Religion 03.24 / 06:07 eurasiareview.com
    Much of the angst against Adityanath is drawn from the colonial “brown sahib” culture of political correctness. By Sanjeev Ahluwalia Utopian secularists are in convulsions at a “yogi” becoming chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Of…
  1. Another character walking through my mind

    Venturegalleries.com - Books 03.24 / 10:52 venturegalleries.com
    He was a man on the run with a story to tell. I saw him coming down the back flight of stairs in an old walkup hotel beside the railroad tracks where the trains didn’t run anymore. In four minutes, it would be midnight. He stood in the doorway and shifted his gaze from one side of the street to the other. For a moment, the shadows reached out and took him, then a shard of moonlight cut through the angry clouds, and his face was visible again. He wasn’t nearly as old as he looked. But bad wh…
  2. New book explores gay and straight trysts of yore

    Washingtonblade.com - Books 03.24 / 10:43 washingtonblade.com
    ‘Affair’ tome unveils sexual entanglements of yes…
  3. Award-winning children’s authors coming to Kansas City for new literature festival

    KansasCityStar-Books 03.24 / 10:03 kansascity.com
    A new children’s literature festival will attract seven internationally known authors and book lovers of all ages to downtown Kansas City next month. The big names include Brian Selznick, Jon … Click to Continue »…
  4. Hoping for sequel to Charlotte lawyer’s debut novel

    CharlotteObserver-Books 03.24 / 10:03 charlotteobserver.com
    A word about Phillip Lewis’s debut novel, “The Barrowfields,” out now from the prestigious Hogarth Press. Lewis is a Charlotte lawyer with Horack, Talley, Pharr & Lowndes. Some of the … Click to Continue »…
  5. Another side of Walt Whitman

    Washingtonblade.com - Books 03.24 / 09:34 washingtonblade.com
    ‘Jack Engle’ novel considered major literary fin…
  6. Hell No

    Truthdig.com - Books 03.24 / 09:32 truthdig.com
    By Sarah Jaffe A posthumously published book by political activist Tom Hayden offers lessons from the Vietnam era for our own time. Related Entries February 3, 2017 Heyday Books Publisher Steve Wasserman Discusses the Future of the Printed Word With Robert Scheer January 27, 2017 Willie Nelson’s ‘Promiseland’ Celebrates Immigration and Condemns Building…
  7. One Hot Shark Victim

    A shark, gliding along four feet beneath the surface, passed by a dozen sets of kicking legs before it sunk its teeth into the fleshy calf of a man out swimming with his two young sons. Blood erupted into the…
  8. Daily Review: Open Season by Maryann Miller

    Venturegalleries.com - Books 03.24 / 06:29 venturegalleries.com
    AMAZON REVIEW BY MINDYG123 Detective Sarah Kingsly of the Crimes Against Persons division in Dallas Texas recently lost her partner in an undercover gone bad and she was forced to shoot a fourteen year old boy. Now she’s under investigation for the shooting plus for the fact she’s a white cop involved in killing a black teen. Detective Angel Johnson is new to the detective bureau. She wonders if her promotion was because of her brains and hard work or because she’s a…
  1. CompBob! Friday Joke - The Mole Family

    Three moles in a hole make up this week's…
  2. California bill would create staffing requirements for dialysis facilities

    Nephrologynews.com - Law 03.24 / 10:44 nephrologynews.com
    A new bill introduced in the California Senate would set minimum staffing requirements for dialysis clinics and establish a minimum transition time between patients at a treatment station The post California bill would create staffing requirements for dialysis facilities appeared first on Nephrology News &…
  3. International Women’s Day in NYC

    Balitangamerica.tv - IMMIGRATION 03.24 / 09:50 balitangamerica.tv
    by Monette Rivera, ABS-CBN News   NEW YORK CITY — On Wednesday, March 8, hundreds of women and men rallied and marched at the Washington Square Park in New York City for this year’s International Women’s Day. “It’s important that we all stand together, and show that collective power to demand change, equality, and stand against […
  4. California Man Sues Traffic Court Over Conflict Of Interest

    Thenewspaper.com - Law 03.24 / 03:07 thenewspaper.com
    Every judge in a California traffic court case has a personal financial stake in the verdict, and that violates the due process rights of motorists, Howard Herships argued in a case currently before the US District Court for the Northern District of California.The motorist is suing the California Judicial Council, the state organization led by Chief Justice Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye that is responsible for setting the dollar figures for the traffic tickets that add $1.8 billion annually to…
  5. Overnight Regulation: Senate moves to strike Obama-era internet privacy rules

    Thehill.com - Law 03.24 / 03:05 thehill.com
    Welcome to Overnight Regulation, your daily rundown of news from the federal agencies, courts, Capitol Hill and beyond. It's Thursday evening here in Washington, where GOP leaders were forced to postpone a vote on their ObamaCare …
  6. Lanier v. BATS Exch. Inc.: Court Finds It Has Proper Subject Matter Jurisdiction

    This is one of two posts discussing Lanier v. BATS Exch. Inc., 838 F.3d 139 (2d Cir. 2016). This post will specifically cover subject matter jurisdiction. The second post covers failure to state a contract claim. In Lanier v. BATS Exch. Inc., 2d Cir., No. 151683 (2d Cir. Sep. 23, 2016), the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit held it had proper subject matter jurisdiction to consider the claims. Defendants, national Securities Exchanges (the “Exchanges”), provide inf…
  7. Property above People: Judge Gorsuch and the case of the frozen trucker.

    Dailykos.com - Law 03.24 / 01:40 dailykos.com
    There are several reasons Democrats should stall Gorsuch’s confirmation with a filibuster: Republicans disrespected both President Obama and Judge Garland by refusing to meet with him or schedule confirmation hearings. If Republicans can stonewall for a year, Democrats should be able to as well. There is a serious argument that Congress should authorize and conclude an independent, public, bipartisan investigation into the Trump administration’s ties to…
  8. Trump’s revised travel ban order blocked by Asian American judge

    Balitangamerica.tv - IMMIGRATION 03.24 / 01:10 balitangamerica.tv
    by Henni Espinosa, ABS-CBN News   A federal judge has blocked President Donald Trump’s new travel order, just hours before it was to take effect at midnight on Thursday. This is the second time that his executive order on immigration was blocked by the courts — and the new president is irate. “This is the opinion of […