Pac-12 announces live streaming partnership with Twitter

15 Jul, 2016

There's still a major question of how much traction Twitter's live TV push will yield, in terms of audience and (by extension) advertising dollars. The 150-plus games will be streamed to fans over Twitter and will be another way for Pac-12 fans to watch their beloved teams.

Former agency exec faces up to 2 years

15 Jul, 2016

Christie ally who resigned amid an investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal is expected to plead guilty in a separate investigation involving an airline route out of Newark Airport, sources familiar with the investigation told NBC 4 NY.

Cosby in court in renewed bid to force accuser to testify

08 Jul, 2016

Bill Cosby lost another bid to get criminal sexual-assault charges tossed, after a judge ruled Thursday that there is enough evidence to try him and he can't grill his accuser in court before the trial. It has never been revealed how much Cosby paid Constand to settle the dispute, but transcripts from depositions in the civil trial, in which the actor confessed to obtaining sedatives to give to women he wanted to sleep with, were released previous year (15) and led to his current criminal ...

Walker says he'll speak at Republican National Convention

08 Jul, 2016

Walker would help the Republican Party avoid the "likely November electoral disaster" that would come with Trump as the party's nominee, the group said. Walker has previously suggested convention delegates should be able to vote for whomever they wish at the convention, and Walker said he will vote for Texas Sen.

Cloture Vote in Senate on Biotech Labeling Bill

07 Jul, 2016

The protestors were eventually ushered out of the gallery. During the vote, a woman in the public Senate gallery started screaming "Vote no on the. act!" Incidentally, all food sold in Europe has to be GMO labeled. "Ultimately, this could lead to higher prices and even lost jobs in other states". If we want our lawmakers to pass popular laws that actually work, we need to get money out of politics, we need to overturn Citizen's United, and we need to amend the Constitution to make it clear ...

Bulls agree to two-year, $30 million deal with Rajon Rondo

04 Jul, 2016

They could use a more reliable lead guard to help Jimmy Butler out (assuming they keep him and/or are actually trying to win), so they may be turning to a veteran point guard who has fallen on tougher times recently. Happy (early) Fourth of July, Bulls fans. Hello new Bulls jersey. In addition, the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson says it fully guaranteed, while Amick indicates some sort of mutual option for the second year and ESPN's Brian Windhorst says it's a partial guarantee.

Milwaukee woman on Federal Bureau of Investigation most wanted list arrested

02 Jul, 2016

Minor. Shanika Minor, 24, was taken into custody in Fayetteville, N.C., early on Friday morning, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said in an update. The FBI said Minor's mother implored her daughter not to hurt the neighbor and Minor drove away after firing a round in the air. Cumberland County Deputies responded to the Airport Inn Room 122 where Minor was reportedly staying, and confronted the female in the room.

Long Island Expecting Severe Thunderstorms Friday Afternoon, Nassau Under Tornado Watch

02 Jul, 2016

Friday. Long Island, and much of the Northeast, is expecting severe thunderstorms to roll through Friday night, and possibly put a crimp in some plans for fireworks. Scattered showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop in the afternoon, the National Weather Service said. The National Weather Service said a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Red Oaks Mill or near Poughkeepsie, moving northeast at 20 miles per hour.

Supreme Court Lets Stand Law Banning Some Semi-Automatic Assault Weapons

21 Jun, 2016

The US Supreme Court declined to hear a challenge to laws in two states that restrict ownership of semi-automatic firearms. The two northeastern USA states passed their ban on semi-automatic weapons and large capacity magazines following the tragic mass shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012.

Obama officially endorses Hillary Clinton

20 Jun, 2016

After the meeting, Sanders reiterated his commitment to staying in the race through the final Democratic primary in Washington D.C. next Tuesday, but also said he looks "forward to meeting with [Clinton] in the near future to see how we can work together to defeat Donald Trump".

Orlando Shooting: Justice To Release Nightclub Killer Transcripts, Lynch Says

20 Jun, 2016

But one tweep observed that if Lynch were to discuss Islam during her appearances, it would be to decry anti-Muslim rhetoric. "But you were arguing [in court] that gay marriage - if there was gay marriage, if there was same-sex marriage - that would do harm to the people of Florida, to Florida society", Cooper replied.

Zuckerberg's philanthropy project makes first major investment in Africa

18 Jun, 2016

Venture firm GV also joined the round, alongside existing investors Spark Capital, Omidyar Network, Learn Capital and CRE Ventures. The initiative is structured as a limited liability company. "Priscilla and I believe in supporting innovative models of learning wherever they are around the world-and what Andela is doing is pretty fantastic".

Ban assault-style weapons nationwide

17 Jun, 2016

A top National Rifle Association official argued that tougher gun control laws would not have prevented Sunday's deadly mass shooting in Orlando , and that the Obama administration's "political correctness" allowed the shooter to be successful.

Over 25K KY children fed in 2015 summer meals programs

16 Jun, 2016

OH struggles to keep up with other states in reaching children that normally rely on subsidized school meals during the school year. The PUSD Fuel Up for Summer Fun Meals Program serves over 60,000 meals each summer to children and youth in our local communities at over 25 sites.

Authorities: 2-year-old snatched by gator 'presumed dead'

16 Jun, 2016

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts shared condolences with the family from his state who vacationed at the Disney resort when this tragic accident unfolded, saying, "No family should ever to experience such horror". Officials said Disney World has never experienced an incident like the one involving the boy. "We're going to keep searching until we find something", he said.

5 things to know about Flag Day

15 Jun, 2016

President Woodrow Wilson, in 1916, and President Calvin Coolidge, in 1927, both issued official proclamations asking that June 14 to be observed as the National Flag Day. "I swing before your eyes as a bright gleam of color, a symbol of yourself". The Second Continental Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the national flag on June 14, 1777.

Shots fired at Dallas Love Field airport

11 Jun, 2016

Blankenbaker described the suspect as the father of the woman's children. The incident occurred near a baggage claim area at street level. "There doesn't appear to be any other weapon present than the rock", Dallas Police Assistant Chief Randall Blakenbaker said.

Clinton relies on her strength of character

10 Jun, 2016

She then continued to list the things that the Clinton Foundation has done, though that was not asked of her. "I want those of you who have been with me since the beginning of this incredible journey to be the first to know that I'm with her".

Apartment building fire leaves 2 adults, 2 children dead

09 Jun, 2016

Two adults and two children were killed in an apartment building fire in Manchester, N.H. Monday morning. Officials said a firefighter suffered minor injuries. But he said they also were friendly and always made up with others quickly. Manchester's east side is a mix of apartment buildings, restaurants, and small businesses.

Judge to hear motions in upcoming trial for police van driver

07 Jun, 2016

Freddie Gray died past year after being taken into custody by Baltimore Police. The defense has filed motions to suppress portions of Gray's autopsy and statements made by fellow Officer William Porter, whose trial ended with a hung jury in December.

Harambe the gorilla: Cincinnati Zoo says shooting was the right decision

03 Jun, 2016

The zoo's response team made a decision to shoot the gorilla rather than tranquilise him because a tranquiliser would not have taken effect immediately, Maynard said. At certain points in the video, it looks like the gorilla is caring for the child, helping him stand up and touching his hand. A petition signed by more than 150,000 people says the boy should have been under proper parental supervision and the mother should be prosecuted.

'X-Men: Apocalypse' Leads Anemic Holiday Weekend With $65 Million So Far

30 May, 2016

Paul Dergarabedian, senior media analyst for comScore, said it was hard to quantify how much the fortunes of Disney's "Alice Through the Looking Glass" turned Friday afternoon when news of Heard's allegations spread. Chris Aronson, distribution head for Fox, called it not a reboot but "a readjustment" to pave the way for future installments featuring the new performers.

Three men charged for shooting of 2-year-old girl

29 May, 2016

Cleveland is also charged with felony firearm, second offense. All three were jailed following the court hearing. Prosecutors allege that Antoine Smelley was at the home when he poured juice over the head of a young woman who was getting ready to go to prom.

Community reacts to new transgender bathroom directive

26 May, 2016

The letter was provided to USA TODAY by two administration officials who would not discuss it publicly because it hadn't been sent. Schools are also asked to treat students "consistent with their gender identity", allow them to participate in sex-segregated activities and access sex-segregated facilities in line with their gender identity, as well as protect their privacy as concerns their transgender status.

Art Briles: Ken Starr might not take another position

26 May, 2016

Baylor and its football program have been at the center of a series of sexual assault allegations. No word on any punishment whatsoever for Briles, whose players have been accused of raping or assaulting at least six female students since 2009.

Kentucky Basketball vs Kansas in Rupp Arena set

25 May, 2016

Twelve participating teams earned postseason berths in 2016 and seven of the 10 games will feature at least one team that participated in the 2016 NCAA Tournament . Kansas won the last matchup in Rupp Arena in 2005, 65-59. The schedule of games for this tournament, scheduled for November 21 and 22, has yet to be announced.

Coast Guard tells boaters to prepare as the summer season begins

23 May, 2016

Last year, 19 people died on South Carolina's waters in boating-related accidents. State and local agencies in both Florida and Georgia are urging boaters to wear life vests and make sure their vessels are checked out before going out on the water.

Some in Oklahoma statehouse urge Obama impeachment over bathroom rule

23 May, 2016

The Twin Falls School District works closely with attorneys from the Idaho School Boards Association when adding or revising school district policies. "Using school children to distract from the legislative quagmire should outrage the senses of every fair-minded Oklahoman". The Idaho High School Activities Association has detailed rules about transgender students participating in sports.

Texas Tech Clinches Share of Big 12 Regular Season Title

16 May, 2016

The Red Storm has been very successful playing in neutral site matches with a 16-5 record over the last three seasons. Columbia qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the second time in three years, picking up an at-large bid. Kilani then jumped out to a 5-2 lead in the second set before Laurent rallied and won five straight to take it 7-5. Abby Owens (LSU) def. Adi Milstein (COL), 6-0, 6-1 6.

Forecasters warn of tornado risk in Ohio Valley

11 May, 2016

The Sulphur tornado exhibited estimated peak wind speeds of 150-165 mph and was on the ground for 17 miles. Updated May 10, 6:50 a.m. "We have homes that were leveled", Armstrong described. The storm system has moved east into the Ohio Valley. Murray County Emergency Manager Neil Mayo reported house damage, and spotters report the twister is anywhere from half-a-mile to a mile wide.

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