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by | January 13, 2018 | 07:33

Killen, a tree-cutter and small-time preacher, was a founding member and main recruiter for the KKK in the Philadelphia area of MS in 1964 when James Chaney, Andrew Goodman , and Michael Schwerner were investigating a church fire, the New York Times reports.

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:26

The sales-tax case represents a consolidated effort by states to overturn a 1992 Supreme Court decision upholding a constitutional rule that barred requiring vendors to collect sales tax on mail-order sales unless the business had a "physical presence" in the state.

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:18

Senator Bob Corker expressed concerns to reporters at the Capitol in October about Trump's "leadership, and just his stability, and the lack of desire to be competent on issues and understand". Such questions about mental fitness, which for other presidents have largely remained out of the public realm, will not be answered by today's exam.

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:17

It was a long way to go to get their daughter medical treatment. After Friday's hearing, the girl's parents said they were relieved and excited by the outcome. "There's no logic", said Maureen Surin. "The school would like to see legislative change so just not Ashley can benefit, but other students can as well".

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:14

In reaction to the lawsuits that already have been filed by the California municipalities, Exxon threatened a counter-lawsuit for "abuse of government power", while Shell said that climate change "is a complex societal challenge" that should be addressed through government policies and cultural changes, and "not by the courts", the Washington Post reported.

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:08

These are certainly big compliments, but at the same time give the Lakers rookie very big shoes to fill. "I view the ESPN article as a disgrace, quite honestly", Dallas Mavericks head coach Carlisle said this weekend. "When Magic is in the room, that is a major asset trying to recruit". "Whatever you want to say about LaVar Ball, he has smoked out the fact that the Lakers do not support Luke Walton ", Windhorst said (h/t Slam's Ryne Nelson ).

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:08

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) voiced disagreements about immigration issues during a White House meeting hosted by President Trump on January 9. He also believes Trump is anxious about the long-term solution that is reached on the Dreamers' issue. Promulgated in 2012 by the administration of then president Barack Obama, the DACA policy protected at least 690,000 "dreamers" - young people who arrived in the United States when ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:03

However, even after New Zealand's bowling attack was able to keep Pakistan batsmen quiet in both the matches, the Kiwi skipper feels that his team needs to improve their game standards, especially with the bowl. Babar Azam (8) was unlucky when he tried to slide his bat completing a second run, but the bat dug into the ground short of the crease and he was run out.

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:01

Hawkins told KRCR he spoke with McAlister's family several times and wanted to meet in person to ask for forgiveness. Immediately prior to giving himself up to authorities, however, Hawkins was confessing to the crime for the first time at Sinclair Broadcasting's KRCR in Redding, California.

by | January 13, 2018 | 07:01

Kyodo said Chang was believed to be travelling to Switzerland, where the IOC is based, quoting unnamed sources as saying the trip may be aimed at meeting the committee to discuss the North's potential participation in the Games at Pyeongchang.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:53

So I had a very optimistic feeling about it [social media]. It was a brief mention, but of course, it turned a few heads after the episode became available to stream on January 12, with notable names like Mark Critch tweeting about it. Both men are in a similar place in their lives, looking at what their second act will be, but neither seems totally settled into that second act yet.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:55

Asked about Trump's quips, White House spokesman Raj Shah said: "Certain Washington politicians choose to fight for foreign countries, but President Trump will always fight for the American people". "You've seen the comments in the press". The reported slur was directed at unspecified African countries and Haiti, according to the Post and the Times.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:54

The White House issued a statement Thursday that did not deny the remarks. Trump attracted worldwide condemnation for comments made while discussing a bipartisan immigration deal during a meeting on January 11, reports The Guardian. We all came from "shitholes" hoping for a better life for ourselves and our children, because we had no choice. 'You've seen the comments in the press, ' Durbin said.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:52

When pressed as to who that person might have been, Simpson's attorney claimed a security privilege and had his client refuse to answer the question. Simpson said Fusion began getting questions from the press about whether the FBI was investigating Trump and "we encouraged them to ask the Federal Bureau of Investigation that question".

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:50

It described Cathleen as a calm dog who's "humble, kind and passive" and "wouldn't hurt a fly". Marta Mattingly, the treasurer of the Seminole Humane Society, said she lives three blocks from Cathleen's original owners and saw the dog wandering the neighborhood multiple times after the owners sent their pet to Prague.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:36

Mr. Trump ignored press questions about the issue as he signed a proclamation declaring a holiday in honor of Civil rights hero Martin Luther King Jr. "I work every day to make this the most welcoming state for everyone -- Haitians , Cubans, Venezuelans, and others from all around the world that call Florida home.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:27

Ryan on Friday called the comments "unfortunate" and "unhelpful" but argued negotiations for a deal regarding the DACA program must continue, even if it's not resolved by the January 19 spending deal deadline. Trump's remarks, later confirmed by CBS News' Nancy Cordes, the White House did not deny the comment in a statement. Dick Durbin and Sen. Ryan didn't issue a statement on Trump's comments, and when he was asked about what Trump said Thursday, Ryan joked that Trump "said a lot of ...

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:25

Asked about the remarks, White House spokesman Raj Shah did not deny them. Trump wasn't apologetic about his inflammatory remarks and denied he was racist, instead, blaming the media for distorting his meaning, the confidant said. At one point, Trump, according to two sources, said: "Why do we want all these people from Africa here?" The president suggested that instead, the US should allow more entrants from countries like Norway.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:26

Former Vice President Joe Biden slammed President Donald Trump Friday morning for his vulgar remark about immigrants, tweeting "It's not what a president should believe". Trump made the remark on Thursday after two American legislators briefed him on a bipartisan immigration bill, which Trump rejected. The president specifically criticized the Temporary Protected Status the United States has given to immigrants from Haiti , El Salvador , and some African countries.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:09

According to South Korea's national news agency Yonhap, vice sports minister Roh Tae-kang said the prospect of a unified team was raised at an inter-Korean meeting on Tuesday, which saw North Korea agree to send athletes to the Games. The tests increased tensions with the United States, and the Kim traded bellicose taunts with President Donald Trump . He refuted a Wall Street Journal report that said he was contemplating a strike against North Korea .

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:04

He purchased his ticket from the J'Ville Tavern in Jacksonville. We are a small, local bar and have been here since 1913. "This is ideal timing", she said. During the 2015-17 biennium, more than $33 million in Oregon Lottery proceeds were directed to economic development, parks, education and watershed enhancement in Josephine County.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:06

President Donald Trump revealed he might not understand the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act when he tweeted his displeasure with a House vote . The law gives USA intelligence agencies the power to spy on the electronic communications and phone calls of foreigners residing outside the United States to try to gather information about any terrorist plots or activities.

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:07

Liverpool are also unbeaten at home this season and in the last 22 games against Manchester City in Anfield , the visitors have won just twice. "They play a fantastic season, our season is not too bad but, in a game like this, you need to show that you can cause them problems, more problems than other teams can, make their life hard and try to win".

by | January 13, 2018 | 06:05

Several incidents of road and rail route blockades were reported during the day as protesters took to streets for blocking major road, rail routes. Today, a state-wide bandh is underway in Maharashtra , after a call given by Dalit leaders in protest against the violence that engulfed the state for the last two days.

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:47

Rick Scott , a potential challenger to Nelson's seat, was met with outrage by leaders from states not in the Trump column during the 2016 race. Now many are wondering why just Florida was given a pass. "We shouldn't be playing politics with the future of Florida". Governor Roy Cooper of North Carolina, also a Democrat, Tweeted on Tuesday morning "Not Off Our Coast", with a link to Zinke's Tuesday night decision on Florida.

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:39

Trump has denied reports that he referred to some immigrants as coming from " shithole countries " during a heated Oval Office meeting on Thursday. The Central American nation's Foreign Ministry says in a statement that "El Salvador demands respect for its courageous and dignified people". Trump then told the senators, " 'Haitians - we don't need more Haitians, '" Durbin said.

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:22

On the United States' willingness to engage in dialogue with North Korea , he said that there was some sign of positive interaction between North Korea and the South Korean peninsula which was receiving the great attention of the worldwide community.

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:20

Trump , meanwhile, has repeatedly derided the Mueller probe as the greatest "witch hunt" in the country's political history and denied any collusion took place. The tweet also continues Trump's public criticism of Clinton. One can't conjure up a scenario whereby Mueller misses the opportunity to ask President Trump questions.

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:21

Earlier on Tuesday, South Korea had said it would temporarily lift sanctions on North Korea so that they could participate in the Olympic Games. The White House also said Trump thanked Moon for his "leadership in making the talks possible", Reuters reported .

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:06

Minutes after the winning numbers were announced, Missler celebrated with a brief Facebook message. "Oh. My". Florida Lottery said it was the fourth largest Mega Millions win in history. He has since retired from his job at a local background screening company, the Tampa Bay Times reported . "He said he just had "a feeling" that he might".

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:00

The race will test the appeal of the Trump political playbook - which emphasizes the dangers of illegal immigration and demands border security above all else - in a state where almost 1 in 3 residents is Hispanic and roughly 1 million are eligible to vote, according to the Pew Research Center.

by | January 13, 2018 | 05:01

The White House , which has disavowed the book, said this week that the physical won't include a psychiatric exam and insisted Trump is "sharp as a tack". For the president's part, he isn't anxious about the physical. He reportedly downs 12 Diet Cokes a day. The Trump administration is turning its focus to mental health for veterans this week.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:49

Mia Love , a congresswoman from Utah who is of Haitian descent, called them "unkind" and "divisive" while South Carolina's Tim Scott , the only black Republican senator, said if Trump really did use those words, it would be "disappointing".

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:50

According to CBC News , Khawlah Noman, who attends the Pauline Johnson Junior Public School, said she "felt the man behind her" so she turned around to see what was up. And we'll be working closely with police to offer any assistance that we can. Speaking at the podium, the girl's mother told reporters she was "happy that she's safe", and said the community has been supportive of her daughter.

by | January 13, 2018 | 04:48

Trade with China is politically sensitive as the world's second-largest economy runs surpluses against many of its trading partners. Commenting on the trade issue, Huang Songping (黃頌平), spokesman of the General Administration of Customs, said that there is hope for deeper cross-strait cooperation, with trade becoming stronger this year as long as factors that dampen relations between the two sides can be eliminated.