• Orlando nightclub gunman's wife pleads not guilty to aiding husband's terror plans
Orlando nightclub gunman's wife pleads not guilty to aiding husband's terror plans

Omar Mateen, Salman's husband, gunned down patrons of the Pulse nightclub in a terrorist attack and then died in a shootout with police. Her lawyer, Linda Moreno , has said Salman was a victim of domestic abuse who had no prior knowledge of the nightclub attack.

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  • Akshar wants to hear from residents after Cuomo's free college tuition proposal
Akshar wants to hear from residents after Cuomo's free college tuition proposal

Bernie Sanders' free college playbook. The state would provide funding for the tuition by boosting state and federal grant programs that already exist in NY. "It's incredibly expensive and debt is so high it's like starting a race with an anchor tied to your leg", Cuomo said, according to CNN . "Tuition is already heavily subsidized by grant...

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  • Minimum Wage Workers See Pay Increases In New Year
Minimum Wage Workers See Pay Increases In New Year

There was no increase in minimum wage made for 2016. Although higher minimum wages are generally associated with progressive activists, substantial raises were approved in states carried by President-elect Donald Trump in November. The floor will increase from $7.50 to $9 in ME and from $8.50 to $8.90 in MI. Bernie Sanders and other Dems have...

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  • The MMA Vivisection - UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey Picks, odds, & analysis
The MMA Vivisection - UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey Picks, odds, & analysis

Based on Rousey's loss to Holm, Wyman finds fault in game planning and in-fight adjustments, which he places squarely on trainer Edmond Tarverdyan, as well as rudimentary techniques, from Rousey hitting pads to moving her feet to throwing punches to rotating her hips to where her head is when she's throwing.

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  • Trump Takes Credit for Sprint Bringing 5000 Jobs to U.S.
Trump Takes Credit for Sprint Bringing 5000 Jobs to U.S.

Sprint on Wednesday announced plans to create or bring back 5,000 jobs from overseas to the USA, most likely at call centers. And also OneWeb, a new company, is going to be hiring 3,000 people, so that's very exciting. Softbank (SFTBY) founder and CEO Masayoshi Son, who also serves as Sprint's chairman, had pledged earlier in December that his ...

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  • City of Hattiesburg offers Christmas Tree Recycling Program
City of Hattiesburg offers Christmas Tree Recycling Program

Trees may be dropped off in the gravel lot across from the playground and will be accepted until February 3rd, 2017. The trees are processed by the city's mulch grinding machines, which produce a ground cover that residents can pick up for free throughout the year, said Penny Morin, collections manager with the city's solid waste department.

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  • Russian Embassy, Putin Respond to Sanctions
Russian Embassy, Putin Respond to Sanctions

Earlier this month, the Central Intelligence Agency concluded that Russian Federation intervened in the election through a series of hacks to bolster Trump's chances of winning, the Washington Post reported . Dmitry Peskov, press secretary for Russian President Vladimir Putin , added that Thursday's actions were meant to permanently "spoil Ru...

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  • Legislature delays marijuana shops, deadlines by 6 months
Legislature delays marijuana shops, deadlines by 6 months

Meeting during a holiday-shortened week, the state's House and Senate voted to push back the licensing of cannabis shops from January 1, 2018, until July 1 that year, according to a copy of the legislation posted online. Now lawmakers, including many who opposed the voter law, are tasking themselves with rewriting and amending the law. "This short ...

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  • Q2 Weather: High winds making driving hard in eastern Montana
Q2 Weather: High winds making driving hard in eastern Montana

Thursday: Snow, high 35, south winds 5 to 8 miles per hour. The high winds have moved in to south central Montana as advertised. Chance of precipitation is 90 percent. Rain, wind and above-average temperatures made up the weather in the Madison area on Sunday , with similar conditions expected to continue through early Monday morning.

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  • Troy Ave Released From Hospital With Bullets Still Lodged In His Body
Troy Ave Released From Hospital With Bullets Still Lodged In His Body

Sunday, according to NBC . The hometown hip-hop star was grazed in the head and struck once in the arm as he sat alone in the six-figure sports auto, cops said. In the end, his bodyguard Ronald McPhatter was shot in the stomach and killed, and three other people, including Troy Ave , were struck by gunfire and wounded.

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  • Senior Aide will not step foot in the White House
Senior Aide will not step foot in the White House

Jason Miller , the communications director for the campaign and Trump's transition team, was named assistant to the president and White House communications director. Delgado has since taken her Twitter account off-line. Delgado added, " Jason Miller ". Two people familiar with the Inauguration Day plans said an idea under consideration is for Tr...

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  • Southampton Return Is Always Special - Mauricio Pochettino
Southampton Return Is Always Special - Mauricio Pochettino

The post Hugo Lloris Signs New Long-term Tottenham Contract appeared first on 360Nobs.com. He has been one of the stand-out performers this season, building on a strong campaign a year ago in which he nearly helped the club to a first Premier League title.

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  • More than two dozen horses die in Kentucky barn fire
More than two dozen horses die in Kentucky barn fire

After calling emergency fire personnel, Reed and his staff began evacuating horses out of the barn to a large paddock outside the fire zone. A freak lightning strike is being blamed for a fire that swept through a barn at a racehorse training facility near Lexington, Kentucky, killing 23 horses.

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  • 2-year-old boy left in vehicle in subzero cold overnight
2-year-old boy left in vehicle in subzero cold overnight

Police said the boy was "in a state of severe hypothermia", and while he was alive, he was on the verge of death. Carmon, 26, is being at the Adams County jail in lieu of $50,000 bail and on suspicion of criminally negligent child abuse resulting in serious bodily injury.

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  • Jim Harbaugh Calls NFL Links 'Lies Made Up By Our Enemies'
Jim Harbaugh Calls NFL Links 'Lies Made Up By Our Enemies'

On Monday, the Los Angeles Rams fired head coach Jeff Fisher after his team's embarrassing 42-14 loss at home to the Atlanta Falcons. Whereas it doesn't seem like this is a great job opening outside of the potential money (Harbaugh already makes $9 million per year), there are only 32 National Football League jobs and when a team comes calling mo...

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  • COLD Weather Forecast Snow likely Sunday & Monday
COLD Weather Forecast Snow likely Sunday & Monday

The snow will likely change to a mix of snow, sleet, freezing rain and rain Sunday night and early Monday . MacDonald adds the silver lining is that, apart from a dusting of snow over the next couple of days, the Interior should see plenty of sunshine accompanying those cold temperatures.

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  • Trump Defense pick has close ties to major Pentagon contractor General Dynamics
Trump Defense pick has close ties to major Pentagon contractor General Dynamics

The 66-year-old Mattis , who is revered by fellow Marines, retired 3-1/2 years ago. 'While I deeply respect General Mattis's service, I will oppose a waiver, ' Gillibrand said in a statement. According to government sources, Mattis likely did a stint in Okinawa for training during his career in the marines, but his views on Japan-U.S.

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  • USF's Willie Taggart to be named OR head coach
USF's Willie Taggart to be named OR head coach

The University of South Florida will immediately begin a national search for a new head football coach following the resignation of Willie Taggart after a record-breaking season. While he has spent much of his career in the east, this isn't quite like Matt Rhule leaving Temple for Baylor in the state of Texas. Willie Taggart was the Running...

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  • Trump Expected to Pick Gen. John Kelly as DHS Secretary
Trump Expected to Pick Gen. John Kelly as DHS Secretary

His son, 2nd Lt. Robert M. Kelly, died in Afghanistan fighting the Taliban in 2010. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in the Marine Corps in 1976, and served the rest of his life in the Marines in multiple roles. Customs and Border Protection - which includes the Border Patrol - and the Coast Guard routinely partner with Southern Command to c...

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  • Excited fans ready for ACC Championship Game at Camping World Stadium
Excited fans ready for ACC Championship Game at Camping World Stadium

The Tigers won their second consecutive conference title in the process, and third in six years, while Fuente joined Clemson's Dabo Swinney and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher as the last three coaches to lead their teams to a loss in the ACC title game in their first seasons as head coaches.

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  • Democratic anti-Trump electors raising money off the effort
Democratic anti-Trump electors raising money off the effort

The agreement only goes into effect when enough states to equal 270 electoral votes - the amount needed to win - join. And while it may seem impossible, technically speaking, the Electoral College could still elect Clinton as president .

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  • Naked Cowboy, Senator Share Elevator at Trump Tower
Naked Cowboy, Senator Share Elevator at Trump Tower

Speculation that Heitkamp could be offered a job in President-elect Donald Trump's cabinet comes as bittersweet news to a beleaguered state Democratic Party. Cramer was endorsed for the position of energy secretary by Oklahoma oil businessman Harold Hamm during an appearance on CNBC, who is himself said to under consideration for energy and inter...

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  • Sanders calls for assessment of Electoral College
Sanders calls for assessment of Electoral College

As far as the popular vote , Clinton is at 63,964,956 and Trump at 62,139,188, a massive plurality for Clinton of more than 1.8 million votes. "In addition to winning the Electoral College in a landslide, I won the popular vote if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally", Trump wrote on Twitter.

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  • Tim Ryan, Nancy Pelosi challenger: 'How bad does it have to get?'
Tim Ryan, Nancy Pelosi challenger: 'How bad does it have to get?'

As a result, Republicans now control the House, the Senate, the White House, and — after President Trump picks a new justice to replace Antonin Scalia — there will be a restored conservative majority in the Supreme Court. She would also immediately create three leadership positions for Democrats who have served fewer than 10 years, and designate th...

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  • Powerball rolls over -- one Arkansas ticket wins $100000
Powerball rolls over -- one Arkansas ticket wins $100000

Powerball draws on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 10:59 p.m. As with all other Georgia Lottery games, proceeds from Powerball will benefit education in the state of Georgia. Powerball is held in 44 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. Thousands of Arkansas players have been Powerball winners since the state s...

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  • Brexit talks have 'intense' 15-month window: European Union negotiator
Brexit talks have 'intense' 15-month window: European Union negotiator

How Mr Davis and Mr Verhofstadt fare face to face may have profound implications for the UK's future, says BBC Europe correspondent Damian Grammaticas. Although formal negotiations can not begin until the Article 50 notification, which Theresa May has pledged will happen before the end of March, Mr Davis said the pair had discussed the structure of...

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  • McCrory Refuses To Concede In Tight North Carolina Governor Race
McCrory Refuses To Concede In Tight North Carolina Governor Race

Cooper handily carried his native Twin Counties. The campaign and state Republican Party signaled that a legal fight could be ahead, calling into question why some 90,000 early votes in heavily Democratic Durham County were not uploaded until late Tuesday.

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  • The Big Ten Made History In This Week's AP Poll
The Big Ten Made History In This Week's AP Poll

Alabama is No. 1. Washington (10-1 overall, 7-1 Pac-12) received 1,220 points, up slightly from the 1,150 points the Huskies received last week. Aside from Clemson, FSU was one of four ACC teams ranked. 2 Ohio State (10-1, 1,455), No. 3 MI (10-1, 1,370), No. 4 Clemson (10-1, 1,347) and No. 5 Wisconsin (9-2, 1,255). Several Top 25 teams play eac...

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  • New Delhi targets older diesel vehicles to clear up choking smog
New Delhi targets older diesel vehicles to clear up choking smog

The Delhi Police said that about 568 vehicles were challaned for not having Pollution under Control Certificate (PUC). In fact, the pollution levels are hazardous in the national capital. And if you say yes, remember you are falling into a trap because we will ask you about it. "If urgent steps on emergency scale are not taken, the economic i...

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  • Freeze warnings in effect for parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas
Freeze warnings in effect for parts of Oklahoma and Arkansas

The National Weather Service has issued a Freeze Warning for all of middle Tennessee. Look for a Freeze Warning to take effect from 1 a.m. until 9 a.m. Monday morning will be cold but not as cold as the weekend, lows around 40 degrees. The warning means sub-freezing temperatures are imminent or highly likely.

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  • Mesa grandma hilariously invites wrong teen to Thanksgiving dinner
Mesa grandma hilariously invites wrong teen to Thanksgiving dinner

Hinton exchanged selfies with Wanda (she prefers her last name be omitted), a grandmother who meant to send the Thanksgiving text to her actual grandson , 24-year-old Brandon Burgoyne. His entire family will now be attending Thanksgiving dinner at Dench's house on November 24. Since the conversation was posted online, Dench has received doze...

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  • Christmas tree arrives in downtown Youngstown
Christmas tree arrives in downtown Youngstown

The parade begin at 6 p.m. on December 2. This way, those who attend the downtown parade will have an opportunity to attend the Christmas on the Hill tree-lighting ceremony on the same evening, Thomas said. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be available for visits and photos until 8:00 p.m., along with complimentary refreshments from local merchants. E...

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  • Put hate crime stats into perspective
Put hate crime stats into perspective

Crimes involving religion increased 23 percent to 1,244, the report said. As well, a Muslim students reported an alleged hate crime incident at a university in California. They represented more than half of all those reported. While incidents against Jews rose 9%, incidents against Blacks increased 8%. Kassem Allie has been the executive...

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  • Man arrested in death of boy found dismembered in Chicago
Man arrested in death of boy found dismembered in Chicago

Later that month, police said the couple who were last with Kyrian, Kamel Harris and Danyelle Foggs, were refusing to cooperate in the investigation. Harris became enraged after the boy went through an afternoon-long crying fit, police said.

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  • UPenn Students, Staff Support Freshman Receiving Racist Texts
UPenn Students, Staff Support Freshman Receiving Racist Texts

Black freshmen at University of Pennsylvania were added to a racist social media chat in what the school is calling a cyber attack. They called the GroupMe account repugnant and said its messages and images were "violent, racist and thoroughly disgusting".

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