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Search Continues for Venomous Cobra in Florida

Search Continues for Venomous Cobra in Florida The newspaper said while Purdy was at work, the apprentice was in Purdy's sealed reptile room. Monocled cobras are native to southeast Asia and are apparently so incredibly venomous that you need to have a freaking permit to own one. "Deadly snakes don't belong in a neighborhood like this". Said lizard was taken for an X-ray this morning that yielded "inconclusive" results. Purdy said he w... [Full Article...]

California mom abandons 2-year-old at Food 4 Less

California mom abandons 2-year-old at Food 4 Less Surveillance video shows the woman entering the store with her daughter. Detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying the woman. The grocery store issued a written statement that reads in part: "Food 4 Less will continue to work closely with the police and the community to provide assistance regarding the safety of this child". [Full Article...]

Fluctuating oil prices lead to uncertainty at the pump

Fluctuating oil prices lead to uncertainty at the pump By contrast, the cheapest gas is located in Springfield, at $2.23 per gallon. The station supervisor at the Chevron told ABC13 they dropped prices in response to the Texaco lowering prices - they kept going until the prices hit 79 cents. "I remain optimistic that the annual spring rally at the pump could be less severe than expected, but remain cautious as it remains hard to know where the new pat... [Full Article...]

Ex-Penn State officials enter guilty pleas

Ex-Penn State officials enter guilty pleas Jury selection in that case is set to begin next week. The charges are tied to each man's connection to the failure to report an incident witnessed by former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary (Sandusky sexually abusing a boy in the showers of the Penn State football building) and reported to former head football coach Joe Paterno. [Full Article...]

Texas lawmakers illegally drew 3 voting districts on racial lines, court rules

Texas lawmakers illegally drew 3 voting districts on racial lines, court rules District Judges Xavier Rodriguez and Orlando Garcia. The ruling, however, does not offer an immediate fix and Texas could appeal the decision to the Supreme Court. The court concluded that in the southwestern 23rd Congressional district [Govtrack backgrounder] alone, boundary lines were drawn to move more than 600,000 voters between districts, thereby fracturing a heavily Latino county to deli... [Full Article...]

We spring forward this weekend

We spring forward this weekend But one thing is clear in all machinations and manipulations to spring forward over the years: Daylight savings time , which begins Sunday, was not created to benefit farmers. Amid everything else in our country, adjusting clocks twice a year - and the resultant confusion and sleepiness - no longer is worthwhile. Just when you thought it couldn't get any worse with the extended winter weather t... [Full Article...]

Winter Storm Watch Begins Monday Night

Winter Storm Watch Begins Monday Night SUNDAY: A threat for snow is in place from 4 a.m. until 10 a.m., but that could still change. Motorists can expect snow covered roads and reduced visibilities. If you thought we were done with winter after the weekend, think again. Thursday: Increasing clouds, with a high near 56. North wind 9 to 11 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 22 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Muhammad Ali's Son Questioned At Airport Again

Muhammad Ali's Son Questioned At Airport Again In a separate statement, TSA claimed that agents were concerned about a " large piece of jewelry " Ali was wearing. As reported earlier by The Root , When they were stopped in February both Alis said they believe they were stopped due to their Muslim sounding names. [Full Article...]

Office Supplies Can't Catch a Break: Staples Sinks 6.4% on Earnings Report

Office Supplies Can't Catch a Break: Staples Sinks 6.4% on Earnings Report Comparable sales grew 1% compared to the fourth quarter of 2015. The stock is showing its Operating Margin of -1.5 percent. Look at its top three institutional owners. The stock's price moved down its 200-day moving average of $39.75. The stock was sold at an average price of $9.97, for a total value of $51,794.15. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Bank Of New York Mellon C... [Full Article...]

Trump selects Jon Huntsman as new ambassador to Russian Federation

Bush as ambassador to Singapore. Reports surfaced earlier this month that Huntsman was in talks to serve as the USA ambassador to Russian Federation. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn all met with Russian ambassador to the U.S. [Full Article...]

Family of Liberty German To Speak Thursday

Family of Liberty German To Speak Thursday German and 14-year-old Abigail Williams were last seen February 13 after they were dropped off near Monon High Bridge Trail, which runs along Deer Creek in a remote area east of Delphi. "I don't know exactly what happened out there that day, but I imagine there was probably an opportunity for one or both to separate and try to make a break different ways. [Full Article...]

High wind warning for Mid-Michigan

High wind warning for Mid-Michigan Do not touch them under any circumstances. The Lansing Board of Water and Light had more than 2,000 customers without power before noon, and Consumers Energy was facing more than 5,000 area outages, according to online outage maps. Officials at the Beaver County 911 center said there were reports of wires and trees down as a result of heavy winds all across the county. The winds are expected t... [Full Article...]

White House says 'no recollection' of Trump-Russian ambassador meeting

White House says 'no recollection' of Trump-Russian ambassador meeting As revisited Tuesday by the liberal-leaning AmericaBlog , a report in The Wall Street Journal last May said Trump and Kislyak interacted at a reception that preceded a foreign-policy speech the then-Republican frontrunner gave at a Washington , DC, hotel. [Full Article...]

University of Illinois Student Dies After Falling From Balcony

University of Illinois Student Dies After Falling From Balcony Morales was treated on scene by police and paramedics before he arrived at Carle Foundation Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 11:50 p.m., according to a statement from Sgt. The event included fatal accidents in 2001 and 2006, according to an article reporting that U. of I. had been named the No. 1 party school for 2016 in the Princeton Review's annual list of top party schools. [Full Article...]

At least 3 dead after train, bus collision

At least 3 dead after train, bus collision The train is believed to have pushed the bus around 300 feet down the track after colliding with it. The accident happened at around 2.00pm local time (8.00pm Irish time). 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. [Full Article...]

97-Year-Old Twins Found Dead in RI Driveway

97-Year-Old Twins Found Dead in RI Driveway Investigators believe that Williams, of East Providence, R.I., may have fallen in the driveway walking to her auto, according to a police statement . They have not yet determined an exact cause of death, but it is believed that they were outside all night, where temperatures dipped as low as 13 degrees Fahrenheit. [Full Article...]

Was a promising Black Muslim teen lynched in Seattle?

News stories about his death and the police investigation went viral this week - two months after he was found. Lake Stevens Police Chief John Dyer said investigators believed it was a suicide but conferred with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and had awaited laboratory results. [Full Article...]

Supporters gather for 'March 4 Trump' rallies around US

Supporters gather for 'March 4 Trump' rallies around US Police say 10 people were arrested - most for battery and assault - including one person who was said to have a knife. "He's draining the swamp, one tweet at a time", she said. Carpenter said. "We have been vilified on the left and in the press". According to David Craig, Berkeley College Republicans treasurer, BCR did not officially promote or endorse the event. [Full Article...]

Mexican Politician Climbs Border Fence To Prove Trump's Wall Is 'Totally Absurd'

Mexican Politician Climbs Border Fence To Prove Trump's Wall Is 'Totally Absurd' The Mexican government repeatedly has refused . Mexican Congressman Braulio Guerra took matters into his own hands on Wednesday with a unique approach to combat President Donald Trump's proposed border wall. Guerra's stunt comes amid rising tensions between Mexico and the United States. -Mexican relations or what he specifically called being good neighbors. [Full Article...]

Jon Stewart's message for the media: Stop whining about Trump

Jon Stewart has once again returned to his pal Stephen Colbert's late-night show in order to talk Trump and the media. "Put on a few pundits". Trump went on to say that any problem the country has can be fixed. politics. Let's just hope it works. Stewart wrapped up by telling the media exactly what it should do. Last night he emerged from beneath Colbert's desk-when he must be hidi... [Full Article...]


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