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Bill to Expand Abortion Coverage Passes Illinois House

Wade Supreme Court decision legalizing it be overturned. More than 50 organizations have joined a coalition to educate and organize around dozens of progressive bills being proposed in the Illinois House and Senate this session. "So now we have to hope the governor comes back to Springfield from campaigning". "Instead of working to solve our state's catastrophic challenges, Madigan Democrats just passed a radical bill for taxpayer funded abortions, at a cost of $60 million, while we don't ...

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Sanders urges party to go beyond comfort zone

Asked about that kind of message, Perez demurred and said Democrats needed to campaign on "hope" and later called it a "false choice". What we have to do as Democrats is articulate very clearly that Donald Trump's vision for America is a vision for the top 1 percent of 1 percent.

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Ladder placement may have led to FDNY firefighter's death

Officials say the unidentified firefighter was pronounced dead at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center. Joseph Kunkel, a chaplain with the New York State Chaplain Task Force, was at Tolley's station Thursday night waiting for the firefighters to come back from the hospital.

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UC Berkeley students threaten to sue over Ann Coulter visit

Conservative students at the University of California at Berkeley are serious about free speech, and will sue the taxpayer-funded liberal college to protect it. They said they expect a repeat of violence that pre-empted former Breitbart News editor Milo Yiannopoulos' appearance at the school in February. She also tweeted that there are no classes that week.

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Tennessee student found safe, teacher arrested in California

Speaking on Good Morning America, he also said his daughter, who can not be named for legal reason, will need therapy and her family will ensure she gets the help she needs. Attorney Jack Smith said. Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism.

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Manifesto-writing fugitive found camping on Wisconsin farm

Jakubowski wrote in his 161-page manifesto that he planned on killing people with the weapons he stole, and wrote threats against the White House. According to the Associated Press , the property calmly talked to the man before calling authorities.

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Trump's US$107 mln donations record

A press release announcing the fundraising total called Trump's inaugural "one of the most accessible and affordable inaugurations for the public in recent history". The total is almost double the record set by President Barack Obama eight years ago. "You don't give this kind of money to get a few tickets to inaugural balls", he said.

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NCAA regional, national championships to be held at UGA

The Sprint Center will host the NCAA Division I men's basketball Midwest Regional in 2019, two years after holding the event for the first time last March, when OR beat Kansas to reach the Final Four. This is the fourth time Omaha has been selected as the volleyball championship site since 2006. US Bank Stadium will become the largest venue to ever host NCAA wrestling when the event comes to Minnesota in 2020.

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Tiger to design public course at Big Cedar Lodge

At this rate, Woods, out of commission since withdrawing from the Dubai Desert Classic in February following a first-round 77, may not be ready for his next comeback until the Champions Tour beckons. "I know we're struggling with it right now". Payne's Valley is just south of the lovely Buffalo Ridge course, just north of Gary Player's new 13-hole short course.

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Badgers To Host NCAA Cross Country Championships

The NCAA has chosen the city as the host site for national championships or tournaments in three Division I sports through the 2021-22 school year. Previously announced , Minneapolis (2019) and Indianapolis (2021) are home to future men's Final Fours.

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Infowars host Alex Jones argues persona in custody dispute

He broadcasts from home, she said, and that exposes their children to his incendiary behavior. "The children are there, watching him broadcast", Kelly Jones said. Jones and his ex-wife, Kelly, are involved in a child custody case, and as the Austin American Statesman writes, a jury will have to determine if Jones's persona is fake or real-and if that should have a bearing on whether he gets custody of his children.

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Republicans survive election scare, win Kansas House seat

Chris Pumpelly, a spokesman for his campaign, said Thompson would run for the seat again in 2018. President Trump on Wednesday said the GOP had a "great win in Kansas" the night before, falsely claiming Democrats "spent heavily" to try to flip a House seat.

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Kelsey Plum goes No. 1 in WNBA draft

As expected, Washington's record-setting senior point guard Kelsey Plum was drafted No. 1 overall Thursday afternoon in the WNBA draft. "Be who you are no matter the stakes that you're playing on, stay the course", said Staley. "I'm definitely an intangible-type person", she said . The Atlanta Dream drafted Syracuse guard Brittney Sykes at No. 7. “People are looking to move up and were listening, ” said Riley, who is overseeing her first draft as GM of the Stars.

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Officer under investigation for slamming jaywalker to ground, beating him

The stop was over jaywalking, Cain and witnesses said. Authorities say a Sacramento police officer seen on video throwing a jaywalker to the ground and hitting him in the face repeatedly is now under criminal investigation. "So I took off my jacket to let him know, 'I don't have anything, '" he told the news station. The officer appears to be speaking to dispatch before charging at Cain.

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Building collapses after major fire breaks out in downtown Portsmouth

The State Street Saloon was a staple of Portsmouth's downtown culture and many people, like Alison Burridge, were out to mourn the loss. The flames spread to a neighboring building that houses several apartments. By sunrise, piles of rubble stood at the corner. Resident Craig Langton said, "The alarm went off around 1". Fire officials say the fire started in the State Street Saloon around 12:30 a.m.

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NY Set To Make State College Tuition Free For Middle Class

Students who enroll for fall classes this year will start to take advantage, but SUNY schools across Central New York are still not sure how the "Excelsior Scholarship" will affect them. Due to criticism from Republicans that the initial proposal excluded students at private colleges, the final budget also includes an additional $19 million to assist those private school students whose families earn less than the income cap.

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For 12 Year-Old Girl From Blue Springs, Missouri

A cyber connection turned into a real world abduction, as police say a crime committed in the Midwest ends with two Maryland brothers locked up. The suspect is William Dela Cruz, an Asian Make 5 feet 10 inches tall weighing 220 pounds. A short time later, they were spotted eating at a restaurant in Wentzville. He was arrested and the girl was found after members of the public contacted police because of the Amber Alert.

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Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked

In fact, according to the Dallas Emergency Dispatch, approximately 4,400 calls were registered between 11:42 pm and 1:17 am. "So, within an hour and a half, about, we turned off the entire system". Officials don't know who was responsible for the hacking, but Vaz said "with a good deal of confidence that this was someone outside our system" and in the Dallas area.

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California governor declares end to drought emergency

Officials later ordered mandatory water conservation for the first time in California's state history. The plan, Making Water Conservation a California Way of Life , Implementing Executive Order B-37-16, was prepared by the Department of Water Resources, the State Water Resources Control Board, the Public Utilities Commission, Department of Food and Agriculture and the Energy Commission.

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Woman Falls Off California's Tallest Bridge While Attempting to Take a Selfie

This Foresthill bridge, the highest in California, has become notorious as a daredevil's playground. Foresthill Bridge is 630 feet tall, the tallest in California and fourth highest in the US, and it's become known as a kind of 'Daredevil's Playground.' Sheriff's deputies keep an eye on the bridge, watching for people who treat the gym like a playground, climbing around and underneath to take daring pictures.

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Closing arguments set in ex-NFL star's double murder trial

Daniel de Abreu (left) and Safiro Furtado (right). Hernandez, 27, is charged with witness intimidation for that alleged shooting. Salvador said he later saw Hernandez outside the club, about 20 minutes before the shootings. Prosecutors allege he shot the men after one of them bumped into Hernandez and spilled his drink at a Boston nightclub. Prosecutors are due to make a closing statement later on Thursday.

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New York avoids government shutdown with budget extension

In Genesee County, that would be nearly $10 million; and Gsell believes other state costs would make that an impossible deal to take. A " Raise the Age " public awareness campaign has demanded a change to the law in NY. Medicaid is funded by each state and Washington. However, their combined Medicaid costs total less than New York's. This amount is calculated using the Federal Medicaid Assistance Percentage.

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Bill Cosby Faces 10 Years In Prison If Convicted For Upcoming Trial

The judge also declined to set a starting date for jury selection, saying only that he meant to begin in late May, depending on when Allegheny County can accommodate the process. Cosby also mentioned obtaining Quaaludes from a doctor with the intent of giving them to women before sex in a 2005 civil deposition. The latest showdown over evidence in his sexual-assault caseis scheduled to start at 9:30am.

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Judge halts shutdown of last Kentucky abortion clinic

CNN reports a federal judge granted ACLU lawyers' request for a temporary restraining order on behalf of the EMW Women's Clinic in Louisville, the state's only abortion facility. "We are fighting to keep this from happening". The ACLU and EMW have filed a separate lawsuit this year against the provisions, which is ongoing.

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Senate intel leaders pledge Russian Federation probe cooperation

Swalwell added that Nunes could have viewed classified materials at secure facilities in the Capitol building and that the White House visit was unnecessary. Devin Nunes (R-CA) vowed never to reveal his sources for his claim that Trump was spied on to his own committee. The letters from lawyer David O'Neil, published by The Washington Post , appeared to be in response to a meeting O'Neil had at the Justice Department on March 23 in advance of the hearing.

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Texas Senate OKs Revisions To Voter ID Law

It now heads to the full Senate. The Senate Tax and Fiscal Policy Committee on Tuesday revamped a transportation funding plan sent by the House. But an amendment approved in the Senate Rules and Legislative Procedure Committee Monday altered the House bill enough to revive it.

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GOP bill shifts NY Medicaid costs; Dems call 'Buffalo Bribe'

The House is just the first stop for the Republicans' bill, known as the American Health Care Act. That prompted House GOP leaders to make a series of 11th-hour changes Monday night in a bid to secure more votes. ".that means less people are going to get health care assistance. As I have said before, if this Governor can't find 1.5 percent to save in his budget, I am more than willing to find it for him".

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Attorney General Sessions: 'Sanctuary Cities' Won't Get Certain Federal Funds

This includes refusing to detain known felons on the federal detainer request or otherwise failing to comply with these laws. Montgomery officials have long contended that such an approach - which was recommended by a 2014 Maryland state attorney general's opinion - does not put the county in the same "sanctuary" category as localities like San Francisco, which has far more stringent rules about collaboration.

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Las Vegas police investigating bus shooting outside Cosmopolitan on Strip

One person is dead and another wounded after a shooting on a bus in Las Vegas , but the suspect remained barricaded inside in a tense standoff, police said. "It's just insane." Police attributed initial reports of an active shooter to people hearing the sound of the glass in jewelry cases being broken. That part of the strip is where the luxury hotels The Bellagio and The Cosmopolitan are located.

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Rory McIlroy Takes Top Odds Into WGC Championship

Jason Day tearfully announced that his mother has lung cancer in a news conference after he withdrew from his match against Pat Perez on Wednesday. I want to make certain you are there during his Hall of Fame speech.' She loves it. He brought her to OH for more tests, and doctors are hopeful there is a chance for recovery. "It's important to her to support him". There is no sudden death after a match in group play under any circumstance.