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IN judge blocks law requiring ultrasounds before abortion

IN judge blocks law requiring ultrasounds before abortion

Planned Parenthood is a health center that offers a variety of services including reproductive care, STD and HIV testing, well-women gynecology care for those of low income, cancer screenings and, yes, choice-bearing abortion services. The women's health organization argues that Indiana's abortion restriction puts an undue burden on women and serves no objective other than to block their right to an abortion, and is therefore unconstitutional. Read More

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White House taking another shot at health care bill

President Trump's frustration with legislative obstruction overlooks the fact that that obstruction is itself one of the greatest strengths of the American system of government. Leaders say if the vote happens this week there'll be no time for a new CBO score, telling lawmakers how much the bill would cost. An aide emphasized that changes had to "add net votes" to the total in order for leaders to agree to move forward with it. Read More

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NCAA mulling new North Carolina law

NCAA mulling new North Carolina law

The NCAA will issue a decision on whether it will lift its boycott by early next week, reportedly. I don't know that we should presuppose what a state is going to do. This compromise that pleases hardly anyone is an airball, and should be labeled as such by a passionate crowd that just saw a awful misfire in a packed arena. Read More

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Johnson and Rahm to meet in Match Play final

Johnson and Rahm to meet in Match Play final

Fisher managed to extend the match with back-to-back birdies at 14 and 15, but the game was up at the next as he was safe in the knowledge that he would be returning to Augusta National for the first time since 2012. Rahm will take on Charles Howell III, who won a sudden-death play-off against Rafa Cabrera Bello and Tyrrell Hatton on the fifth hole with a birdie from four feet to advance as the Group 10 victor. Read More

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Bill de Blasio Fundraising Investigation: No Charges Will Be Filed

Bill de Blasio Fundraising Investigation: No Charges Will Be Filed

Bill de Blasio addressed the media Thursday just hours after federal officials and the Manhattan District Attorney's office announced that the mayor will not face corruption charges. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance, who had been investigating the 2014 Senate campaign, also announced that there would be no charges. Bradley Tusk, a political consultant who created a website that sought a rival to defeat de Blasio, said the prosecutors' decision all but ensured the mayor's re-election. Read More

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Grassley Slams Schumer, Says Supreme Court Has Been 'Poisoned'

For months, Senate Republicans have threatened what is often called the " nuclear option " - exempting Supreme Court nominees from filibusters. Graham said he hoped that they would not have to change Senate rules. Thursday's first witness, the American Bar Association, gave Judge Gorsuch its highest rating of "well qualified". Republicans' only other option would be to invoke the so-called "nuclear option" and change Senate rules to abolish the filibuster for Supreme Court nominations. Read More

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Animal-masked people allegedly rob watch store in Bellagio

They are still investigating what appears to be a burglary either at the store or in the world-famous casino itself. "It is like a movie, it's just insane", Las Vegas Metropolitan PD Lt. Guests thought it was an active shooter situation after one of the burglars fired a shot inside of the store. The suspects wore character masks during the incident, including a pig mask seen in photos from the scene posted on social media. Read More

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South Dakota State vs. Gonzaga Predictions: Over a good bet? 3/16/17

The Wildcats had the 11th-most three-point attempts of tourney teams this season (810 total, 23.8 per game ), and they made 37 percent of those shots. Daum came into the first round averaging 25.3 points per game . Gonzaga will win and they will score a ton of points here. Williams-Goss game has blossomed this season, earning several All-America honors to go with the WCC player of the year award. Read More

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'Significant progress' made with T-Mobile 911 glitch

'Significant progress' made with T-Mobile 911 glitch

On the fourth attempt when the babysitter called, she says she was on hold for 31 minutes. T-Mobile phones are reportedly spontaneously dialing 911, a recurring issue that's been happening since November. "There's really no apology", Alex said. She waited on hold for 55 seconds and hung up. Until then, he is calling for volunteers among city employees who want to receive training to handle 911 dispatches to help out. Read More

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Kyle Guy leads men's basketball past Pittsburgh in ACC Tournament

Kyle Guy leads men's basketball past Pittsburgh in ACC Tournament

Virginia led by as many as 11 in the first half as they connected on four of their first six 3-pointers, before knocking down seven of their 14 attempts in the half. So I'm just going out, having fun, trying to lead these guys. "We've been here before". We've played all these teams before. Salt iced the game with two rare free throws and a dunk to ignite Cavalier fans present in Brooklyn. Read More

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Hawaiian Airlines flight diverted after fight over cost of blanket

An outraged passenger caused a plane to be diverted-all over a $12 blanket fee. Then, during an in-flight call with an airline representative, the man said he "would like to take someone behind the woodshed for this", Pedregon said. "(The crew) took offence to the statement that he made. "It was just a business dispute", Pedregon said. Passenger Claudia Rodriguez, a Dallas resident, said the airline did not provide much information during the incident. Read More

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