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Homeowner arrested after fatally shooting intruder he found in his shower

Fanning , who appeared at a bail hearing on Monday, told police that he found Rosa in the shower of his second home, which he uses for his online business selling knives, blowguns and paintball guns. "Fanning thought the intruder was drunk". 'There is more to the story that cannot be released yet. Fanning left, got his handgun, and Spurling said he "reintroduced himself to the situation and shot".

Strong Storms Possible Friday

In addition to the heavy rain threat, you will want to stay weather aware on Sunday as all modes of severe weather will be in play as well. It is possible this could be a significant severe weather day. The storm mode should favor discrete development, transitioning into a squall line for eastern Texas-with isolated discrete cells developing ahead of the squall line just south of the warm-front.

Judge Okays $97 Million Settlement to Replace Flint's Water Lines

In February, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder announced that the state would stop paying water bill credits to Flint residences by March 1 because lead levels had dropped below federal maximum threshold. The settlement, accepted by a federal judge, resolves just one of the civil lawsuits filed against state and city officials. But what about all the other cities and towns with aging lead pipes? The new water shut-off notices follow others issued earlier this month in Flint, including two ...

Self-Inflicted Collapse Chokes GOP Effort to Undo 'Obamacare'

Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan were forced to withdraw the legislation moments before a vote, having failed to round up enough support for passage - leaving the president's campaign pledge to dismantle his predecessor's health care reforms unfulfilled.

Trump Administration Invites Chicago's FOP Chief to White House

Sanctuary cities, such as San Francisco and NY, refuse to cooperate sometimes by not notifying Department of Homeland Security agents when illegal immigrants are being released from incarceration. Trump told the group that the policy on sanctuary cities was a work in progress and that he would work with the union to make sure public safety would not be affected, Pasco said.

McCain, Flake signal support for Gorsuch's nomination to Supreme Court

Trump has called on Senate Republicans to change the long-standing rules in order to allow a simple majority vote on confirmation if Democrats mount a filibuster. In the last 47 years of Supreme Court nominations - spanning the appointments of the 16 most recent justices - only Alito was forced to clear the 60-vote procedural hurdle to break a filibuster.

The Trump Administration Has Dropped Questions About LGBTQs From the 2020 Census

The Blade has placed a call to the Census Bureau seeking comment on why the LGBT categories were included in the report in the first place and why those categories were removed. Activists in the LGBT community and Democratic lawmakers have been pushing for the next Census to gather information on sexual orientation to get a better picture of the American people's family and sexual dynamics, the Washington Times reported .

Donald Trump surveillance claims congressman 'met source at White House'

A spokesperson for Nunes said the congressman "met with his source at the White House grounds in order to have proximity to a secure location where he could view the information provided by the source". Nunes said at a press conference Friday that he expects the National Security Agency to provide him with the documents in question by "early next week" so that the committee can review them.

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Severe thunderstorms

The severe weather window will be from about 4 p.m. until about 10 p.m. Each day focuses on a different topic, and today's is severe thunderstorms. Isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible Monday, especially over Southwest Arkansas, North Louisiana, and Deep East Texas, ahead of a cold front that will slowly push southeast into the region.

4-alarm fire sweeps through Oakland building

Firefighters were quickly pulled from the structure for safety concerns, forcing them to battle the flames from the ground and via extended ladders, according to fire officials. Authorities in California fear at least one person is dead after an early morning four-alarm fire swept through a residential building in Oakland. He says he opened the door to smoke in the hallway and heard children hollering from the second floor.

At least 1 dead, 15 shot in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

On New Year's Day in 2015, one person was shoot in the foot at the club. The attack was described as the deadliest mass shooting in USA history. That mass shooting - which left 49 dead and 68 wounded - was the deadliest terror attack in the United States since September 11, 2001.

Burglary at Bellagio Hotel and Casino prompts lockdown on Vegas strip

The suspects wore character masks, but Lt. Hank could not confirm the specifics of the mask. The Bellagio is home to several high-end jewelry and watch stores, including Tiffany, Tesorini, Omega and Harry Winston. They tried to drive off, but when the vehicle didn't start, they tried to carjack someone and then tried to run away, the Sun reported. One suspect is in custody as of Saturday after the robbers used sledgehammers to smash open the store's jewelry cases, authorities said, ...

Gunman barricades himself in bus in Las Vegas

Police surrounded the bus as they investigated the shooting, Officer Larry Hadfield told CNN. Police have confirmed one person has been shot and transported to UMC Trauma. At 2:25 p.m. the account tweeted, "North/southbound traffic on Las Vegas Blvd continues to be closed while we work to peacefully resolve this ongoing barricade".

Why We're Supporting the Health Care Bill

In fact, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has often retold an anecdote about the power of women in this exact debate: "During the health care debate, [Sen.] Debbie Stabenow's sitting at a table during a somewhat boring negotiation on the Finance Committee".

EMT Struck and Killed by Stolen Ambulance in the Bronx

The weird incident occurred Thursday evening in the Bronx as two emergency medical technicians were responding to a call and a passing motorist alerted them that a man was riding on their rear bumper. They saluted as the ambulance carrying Arroyo's body drove by. "We know our EMTs are courageous". "A lot of heroism was on display today amidst a real tragedy", Mayor Bill de Blasio said.

Mobile Comes to Dallas to Help Fix 911 Problems with Service

The manual callbacks further clog the call line. "We will stay on this until it is full resolved", said Carey. This past Saturday, it's said that 442 callers were put on hold when trying to reach 911 and that the average wait time was 38 minutes.

Joe Biden Pushes For Collaboration In Cancer Research

You're the future", said Biden, drawing cheers and a standing ovation. Biden's effort to fight cancer has previously taken him to Texas. Biden said the innovators at SXSW were the flawless people for the task, and that the tech industry could be instrumental in helping with cancer research.

Two-thirds of Americans want special prosecutor for Trump-Russia investigation

To quote former IN representative and House Foreign Committee chairman Lee Hamilton: "Congress is a partner with the president IN the formulation of American foreign policy". And during the run for the oval office then-campaign manager for Trump, Paul Manafort, resigned after being accused of receiving kickback payments from the ousted Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich – a figure widely described as being pro-Russian in the Western media.

Train Collides with Charter Bus in Mississippi, Fatalities and Injuries Reported

ET). Biloxi's police chief, John Miller, said: "It's a awful tragedy and I know there's a lot of families that are going to be impacted". More details to come. Emergency crews were spotted removing people from the bus through the emergency windows. The bus was marked as belonging to Echo Transportation, which Texas corporate records show is a unit of a company called TBL Group, based in Grand Prairie, near Dallas.

Yemen: US air strikes 'target al-Qaeda' for second consecutive day

The strikes, which were conducted overnight in a mountainous region where the provinces of Bayda, Shabwa and Abyan converge, targeted buildings, weapon systems, fighters and equipment along Yemen's southern coastal area, Navy Capt. Trump declared it a success in his address to Congress on Tuesday , saying that commandos captured intelligence that will allow it to conduct future missions.

UPS Among Peace Corps' 2017 Top Colleges

CJ Sanchez, who graduated from URI in 2013 with a degree in wildlife and conservation biology, now serves as an environmental educator in Nicaragua. Today, CSU has a dedicated Peace Corps Recruiter, located in the Office of International Programs.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Defends Media in BBC Interview

Ginsburg's judgment had been called into question in the past year, after she made negative remarks about Donald Trump, while he was campaigning for President. In an interview with the BBC's "Newsnight" on Thursday, Ginsberg defended the importance of a free press in the US, saying the Watergate scandal that led to President Richard Nixon's resignation in the 1970s evidenced the necessity of journalists.

Trump team announces new measures for crackdown on illegal immigrants

While undocumented immigrants convicted of a crime still have the highest priority, the memos make clear that agents should deport any other undocumented immigrants as well. A US official familiar with the documents did not dispute the accuracy of the memos signed by Kelly, which were originally scheduled for release Friday before they were postponed for White House review.

San Jose residents under flood evacuation orders

San Jose firefighters paddled on rafts and waded through the chest-deep deluge, rescuing residents trapped in homes and in trees. Some 300 homes in neighborhoods near San Jose's Coyote Creek are said to have been badly damaged. The National Weather Service reported that as of Monday, downtown San Francisco had surpassed its normal rain total for an entire water year — October to September — with an accumulated 25 inches having fallen so far.

2 police officers, suspect shot in Whittier

The two Whittier, Calif., officers had responded to a report of a traffic accident and approached the vehicle when they were shot, said Lt. John Corina of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Aerial images showed the shattered driver side window of a Whittier police cruiser and a rifle on the trunk of another auto. The other officer was hospitalized in stable condition.

Immigrant group tells illegals not to sign up for Obama deportation amnesty

Some worry that it included students and women who had previously been protected from deportation through programs such as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, and the Violence Against Women Act , which protects victims of domestic violence and sexual assault.

Trump's pick for labour secretary pulls out ahead of confirmation hearing

They included five members of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee, which was scheduled to hold a confirmation hearing for Puzder on February 16. After seeing his controversial travel ban blocked by federal courts, Trump lost one of his early key supporters with the forced resignation Monday night of national security advisor Michael Flynn over Flynn's false statements about his December contacts with a Russian diplomat.

Trump ally expected to lead review of intelligence agencies

At one point, it was reported that the White House was considering doing away with the Office of the National Director of Intelligence, which oversees 16 agencies that make up the intelligence community. But officials reportedly withheld some details about how the intelligence information was gathered. " Leaking , and even illegal classified leaking, has been a big problem in Washington for years".

Chicago toddler shot and killed in latest spasm of violence

Just over three minutes into the video , the woman looked toward the passenger side of the vehicle and appeared to react a split second before shots rang out and glass began to shatter. Both girls were in critical condition on Monday but police have not updated their condition since. "Our children should not have to keep paying the price for our inability to hold repeat gun offenders accountable for their actions".

Devos like Trump, A Close Call

Both future educators explained their concerns for the way DeVos may change the educational system the United States now has in place. At the moment, public education in NY state and elsewhere operates as an unregulated monopoly, protected by law and compliant taxpayers.