Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:03:21 GMT
New York Times
Kevin McCarthy Withdraws From Speaker's Race, Putting House in Chaos
New York Times
WASHINGTON — Representative Kevin McCarthy of California abruptly withdrew on Thursday from the race to succeed Speaker John A. Boehner, blindsiding his House Republican colleagues and throwing their already tumultuous chamber into deeper ...
Under speaker pressure, signs pointing to a reluctant Paul Ryan
Kevin McCarthy drops out of House speaker race
With McCarthy Out, Who is Next?
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:18:58 GMT
Spencer Stone, hero in French train attack, in stable condition after stabbing
Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans hailed a hero in the French train attack in August, is in serious but stable condition after being stabbed Thursday near a Sacramento bar. He was stabbed around 1 a.m. PT and was transported to a local hospital ...
US airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed in brawl
France train attack hero Stone stabbed in California
France train attack hero Spencer Stone recovering after stabbing in Sacramento
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:46:08 GMT
Family of Walter Scott reaches $6.5M settlement with city
The family of Walter Scott, a black South Carolina man shot and killed by a police officer who is now facing murder charges, has reached a $6.5 million settlement with city officials. The North Charleston, S.C. city council approved the settlement ...
A Look at Recent Payouts in Police Custody Deaths Nationwide
South Carolina city to pay $6.5 million over police shooting of black man
City to pay $6.5M settlement to family of man shot by cop
Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:56:15 GMT
Feds: Byrd-Bennett said 'tuition to pay and casinos to visit' led to kickbacks
Then Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett speaks at a news conference, as Mayor Rahm Emanuel, background, listens in Chicago in 2012. File Photo. (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green). Even before she was hired to run Chicago Public Schools, ...
Ex-Chicago Schools Head to Plead Guilty to Fraud
The Latest: Chicago Public Schools mum on indictment
Ex-Chicago Schools Chief Indicted In Bribery, Kickback Scheme
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:19:36 GMT
Carson suggests that gun rights might have changed history for Jews in WWII
Ben Carson said Thursday that Adolf Hitler's mass murder of Jews “would have been greatly diminished” if German citizens had not been disarmed by the Nazi regime. The comment, which came during an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer, was similar to ...
Ben Carson Blames Holocaust On Gun Control
Ben Carson's manager doesn't like the Hitler analogies
Carson says armed Jews would have 'diminished' Holocaust
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:36:34 GMT
Three Killed in Blast at Natural Gas Plant in Louisiana
Wall Street Journal
Three workers were killed in an explosion and fire Thursday at a natural gas plant in Gibson, La., according to Williams Partners WPZ -1.31 % LP, the company that owns the facility. The plant, located 70 miles southwest of New Orleans, wasn't operating ...
Three dead in Louisiana gas explosion
3 dead in explosion at Louisiana gas facility
Officials: Gas Facility Explosion Leaves 3 Workers Dead
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 23:31:00 GMT
Popular Cajun Chef Paul Prudhomme Dies At 75
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one of the first American restaurant chefs to achieve worldwide fame, died Thursday. He was 75. Tiffanie Roppolo, the CFO of Prudhomme's ...
Paul Prudhomme, Chef Who Put Cajun Cooking on National Stage, Dies at 75
Paul Prudhomme: Cajun spices and a love of local ingredients
Paul Prudhomme fans remember the superstar chef: video
October 8th 2015 9:56PM
On Oct. 7, the company bought the domain name abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com for reasons that were not publicly stated. The sale was private, ...
October 8th 2015 9:11PM
I sincerely hope that whoever was silly enough to register the 26-letter domain name made a nice chunk of change off the sale; they definitely earned it ...
October 8th 2015 9:00PM
Aurora has owned the centers' operation since then, but the sale of the ... to Aurora's complaint in court that the public use in this eminent domain case ...