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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.

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Ryan: Trump Has 'Helped Negotiate Changes' As GOP Repeal Bill Nears Vote

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick said in a Facebook post Saturday night that while he believes the Affordable Care Act is "broken", he wouldn't vote for the Republican bill in its current form, citing its impact on the "single most important issue plaguing" his constituents, "opioid abuse prevention, treatment and recovery".

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Orlando chief prosecutor rejects death penalty for all future cases

Under Florida law, aggravating factors include whether the victim of a capital felony "was a law enforcement officer engaged in the performance of his or her official duties" and whether the felony "was especially heinous, atrocious, or cruel".

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US House Intelligence Committee Asks Trump for 'Wiretapping' Evidence

President Trump claimed in a series of tweets last weekend that President Obama had ordered phones to be tapped at Trump Tower at the end of the 2016 campaign. Conway ... suggested that the alleged monitoring of activities at Trump's campaign headquarters at Trump Tower in Manhattan may have involved far more than wiretapping.

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Why A 'Day Without a Woman'?

Moreover, some women are still subject to violence and abuse and lack any form of education. With women representing more than half of its workforce, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness is hosting the "A Day Without Women " event where staffers will stage a walkout at 12 pm on Wednesday to show their solidarity for equality , justice and the human rights of women and all gender oppressed people.

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House Republicans moving forward with 'secret' health care plan

As it stands in the leaked draft, the Republican credits would shift the tax benefit away from lower income people and towards those higher on the income scale, because the credits don't adjust for income. The GOP plan would provide money for those states and for the 19 states, mostly run by Republicans, that didn't expand Medicaid. The proposal also still includes plans to eliminate Obamacare's taxes.

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US House panel to probe alleged Trump-Russia links

Having to constantly react to new allegations, and dealing with a Congress that may be spooked by the prospects of scandal, will make getting things done more hard. But in a possible reference to his campaign pledge to seek warmer relations with Moscow, Trump said: "America is willing to find new friends and to forge new partnerships, where shared interests align".

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Truck goes airborne during high-speed chase in northwest Louisiana

Police stopped the Tacoma for speeding on the highway, while Austin was in the passenger's seat. Spike strips were deployed and once the vehicle hit them it went airborne flipped and landed on the roof of a auto in a restaurant parking lot.

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Texas police officer saves restaurant from burning vehicle

Officers responded at 9 p.m. Saturday to the Jack in the Box at 1703 S. Beckley Road. The officer successfully pushed the vehicle away from the building by using his police auto. " My adrenaline was going a little bit ". It wasn't clear what became of the pickup's driver or what caused it to catch fire. No injuries were reported and the Glenn Heights Police Department says Officer Womack is sure to be rewarded for his life-saving actions.

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Immigrant protected under Obama-era program arrested in Seattle

Dreamer: Ramirez-Medina was one of Barack Obama's dreamers, protected by DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) act. The move ushers in new questions about what life will be like for immigrants brought to the U.S.as children - as Ramirez was, when he was 7 years old.

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NYC jury reaches verdict in Etan Patz murder case

Patz went missing on his way to a school bus stop in May 1979 and was never seen again. A Manhattan jury convicted the confessed killer of little Etan Patz , bringing a sad end to one of New York's most heartbreaking murder trials. "I've known for a long time that this man Pedro Hernandez is guilty of doing something really bad so many years ago", he said. In 1983, then USA president Ronald Reagan declared the anniversary of his disappearance National Missing Children's Day .

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Girls, 11 and 12, shot in head in separate Chicago attacks

Williams spoke to EBONY.com while at the hospital's Intensive Care Unit where her little cousin remains on life support. Kanari Gentry-Bowers, 12, was hit while playing basketball at her primary school's playground. But she says she has a message for the person who fired the bullet. One of the bullets struck Kanari in the right side of the neck, according to her family, shattering her spine.

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Lake Oroville overflows into emergency spillway

State officials say water could pour over an emergency spillway at Lake Oroville for the first time ever, a last-ditch alternative that they had been hoping to avoid. Engineers don't know what caused cave-in that is expected to keep growing until it reaches bedrock. Its reservoir provides fresh water to much of Central California's farmlands and homes, and businesses in Southern California.

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Family Vows to Fight for Arizona Mom Deported Under Trump's Order

Immigrant advocates say her detention reflects the severity of the Trump administration's crackdown on illegal immigration. Since 2008, she had been checking in at the federal ICE office after she was caught during a raid at her workplace reportedly using a fake Social Security number .

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Trump's Controversial Education Pick Betsy DeVos Barely Clears Senate Hurdle

Carrera said seeing hundreds of California teachers come together for one cause gave her hope that DeVos' nomination could be killed by the Senate committee voting Tuesday. Nearly half of the responses Heitkamp received on the 13 Cabinet positions mentioned concerns about DeVos, according to Heitkamp's office. She also said that Democrats haven't been given time to ask follow-up questions and that some of her responses may be inadequate.

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The ACLU Raised $10 Million Since Saturday

The American Civil Liberties Union received millions in donations over weekend amid the backlash over President Trump's executive order to suspend the country's refugee program and temporarily ban immigration from seven-mostly Muslim nations.

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Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe speaks about Pres. Donald Trump's ban on immigrants

President Donald Trump on Friday signed an executive order suspending the USA refugee program for 120 days and blocking entry by citizens of seven majority-Muslim countries for 90 days. In addition to Syria, the other countries affected by the ban are Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, and Yemen. This ban also included Syrian refugees indefinitely.

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Red panda missing from Norfolk's Virginia Zoo

Staff are now searching neighborhoods within a mile of the zoo and are asking residents to pitch in by scanning treetops or any other "climbable structure". The Virginia Zoo is pulling out all the stops to find Sunny, who's gotten global attention with her great escape. Zoo staff discouraged people from trying to touch, feed or capture her on their own.

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1984 tops Amazon's charts as Trump continues to lie

And that sort of modern-day Newspeak is causing sales of George Orwell's dystopian "1984" to soar . The attendance at President Donald Trump's inauguration was the topic of conversation for many over the weekend, namely that it wasn't quite as " packed " as the president claimed.

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"'Was that Godzilla?" Video of massive alligator goes viral

The Godzilla-like creature was seen taking a stroll just feet away from people in Lakeland, Florida, US. "Very exciting to see", she told WFLA , WOOD TV8's sister station in Tampa, Fla. "No photoshop", Joiner said on Facebook. "The gators cross often and I saw this one coming so I wasn't scared, just gave him space". Female alligators rarely grow to be longer than 10 feet, although males can reach greater lengths.

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Snatched Florida newborn Kamiyah Mobley discovered after 18yrs

Baby Kamiyah Mobley was a newborn when she was taken from a Jacksonville hospital in 1998, but DNA tests have now proved that she is alive and well. Craig Aiken, Mobley's biological father, drove up from Jacksonville to Walterboro, South Carolina to meet his daughter for the first time. "I'm going to give her a hug and a kiss".

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Grace Packer: Mum and boyfriend charged 'after raping and dismembering disabled girl'

Packer, who was declared a "person of interest" in the case at a December 22 press conference held jointly by Bucks, Montgomery and Luzerne county authorities, had been jailed in November on child endangerment and misdemeanor obstruction charges filed by prosecutors who alleged she "withheld critical information and gave misleading statements to police after reporting her daughter missing, inhibiting efforts to locate her".

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Alec Baldwin mocks Trump with Russian cap

Earlier this morning, Trump went on a Twitter spree accusing anyone that doesn't want a good relationship with Russian of being "stupid people." So far, the trolling photo has 17,261 likes. Mr Trump has also cast doubt on allegations by USA intelligence agencies that the Russian government backed hackers to interfere in the United States election.

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Colorado man hanging unconscious from chairlift after backpack got tangled is rescued

We were on the chair lift behind so we unloaded and ran down the hill to help him when we realized the worst possible thing had happened. After catching a knife from a ski patroller below, Wilson was able to cut the man free from the straps .

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Texas Republicans Unveil Anti-Gay Bathroom Bill Similar To NC's HB2

Lois Kolkhorst filed the "Privacy Protection Act", which would stop cities from enacting a law that prevents businesses from making their own policy to handle transgender restroom use. "And I would hope most lawmakers could take a stand on the legislation and oppose it exclusively for those reasons". The estimate follows what happened when a similar bill was filed in North Carolina.

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Some Snow Showers Expected for Last Day of 2016

Expect the rain as we ring in the New Year closer to midnight. They won't entirely disappear, but it'll be less of an issue with time. Winds will be up to 10 to 15mph out of the North today . It's quite agreeable overall for any New Year festivities. Winds are lighter as well. Valley areas are starting out in the low to mid 30's early this morning, and in the teens to 20's in most mountain areas.

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3 to 5 inches of rain expected over New Year's weekend

A total of 6 to 12 inches of snow accumulations are expected in these areas starting later tonight through early Saturday morning. Temperatures will be in the lower 30s with southeast winds up to 10 miles per hour. The day will start off with snow, with some towns getting as much as two inches. Temperatures will remain below freezing for the day with wind chills in the teens.

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Wounded trooper remains in critical condition

Cederberg was surrounded by friends and family as he underwent surgery at a local hospital Monday morning. The OSP Facebook page described the trooper as an Army Veteran with seven years on the job wit the agency. His profile picture depicted him and Kate in happier times, while his cover photo photo was an image of his son from a previous relationship and his daughter with Kate.

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Virginia State Parks offering free guided New Year's Day hikes

All seasonal state park facilities will remain open on the holiday. As an added bonus, hikers just might see bald eagles overhead on this 1.2-mile, 1-hour moderately rugged hike . Cowans Gap State Park, Fort Loudon, 2 p.m., hike around the lake or up to the overlook. Hot chocolate will be served back at the center. In South Jersey, the longest is a 7.4-mile moderate-difficulty walk through the pygmy pines of Bass River State Forest in Burlington County, in which trees are scarcely as tall ...

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Hillary Clinton Officially Has More Votes Than Any Losing Presidential Candidate

Madison engineered a compromise where the "Three-Fifths" slave citizens would be counted when allotting Electoral College votes, which allowed the Southern states to have more Electoral College votes . Trump has frequently said that he won the election by a landslide, which Clinton also commented on. Clinton won California by 4.2 million and took NY by more than 1.6 million.