Arkansas execution plan halted by US judge

While those court proceedings affect all scheduled executions, a third legal issue centers around the case of Bruce Ward. A federal judge ruled on Saturday to halt the executions over the inmates' complaints about the compressed timetable and the use of a controversial sedative in the lethal injections.

DNA leads to arrest in murder of jogger in Massachusetts

She never returned, and her body was found that night in a wooded area about a half mile from her mother's house. DA Early said an alert state trooper in Worcester saw a man and a vehicle that matched the Marcotte murder suspect's description, and did a cheek DNA swab test that eventually led to Ortiz's arrest.

Kansas outcome a warning to GOP as Georgia contest nears

Estes is going to win by a lot less than 15 points. Trump won 60 percent of the votes cast in the 17-county congressional district that includes the state's largest city of Wichita . "Our country needs help". "Due to the failure of House Republicans to pass repeal and replace, we have not proven we can transform ourselves from an opposition party to a governing party", said the GOP House member.

'It's not too late' to get rid of FBI director, Trump says

To say that Comey was "very, very good to Hillary Clinton" is hopelessly ridiculous and completely at odds with the real-world events of 2016. The president was responding to a softball lobbed by the Trump sycophant over whether the president regrets keeping holdovers from the Obama administration in their posts despite the 10-year terms assigned to Federal Bureau of Investigation directors.

Sculptor of Wall Street's bull wants 'Fearless Girl' moved

The Charging Bull was dumped by the artist in front of the the New York Stock Exchange without a permit, following the 1987 stock market crash. This story has been corrected to show Modica will explain his challenge on Wednesday, not Thursday.

Truck attack angers Swedes, raises questions about policies

He was given four weeks to leave the country in December but could not be located because he had given police a wrong address . A woman handed out roses to two police officers guarding the square: "thank you", she said and smiled. Stockholm county spokesman Patrik Soderberg said four of the 10 were considered "seriously" injured and the remaining six, including the child, were slightly hurt.

Don't like the proposed border tax? House GOP is changing it

Trump is already faltering, even in his messaging. More on the timing and substance of tax reform will likely come to light in the coming weeks, though with the upcoming two-week spring recess, these details may not surface until lawmakers return to Washington at the end of the month.

Senate Looks To Add Medical Marijuana Licenses

A bill that would legalize medical marijuana is one step closer to Gov. Jim Justice's desk after the West Virginia Senate concurred to changes made by the House of Delegates. "It is my opinion that, in putting the governor in line with the superintendent, that hopefully what we had the last four years and the politics that permeated the Department of Education and education throughout the state will not occur again", the Huntington Republican said.

2nd teen arrested over sex assault streamed live on Facebook

Police say the 14-year-old girl knew one of her attackers. Judge Patricia Mendoza on Tuesday ordered a 15-year-old boy held in the Juvenile Temporary Detention Center while awaiting trial. Supt. Eddie Johnson reportedly said Sunday that the boys will be punished for the "absolutely horrific" attack on the young girl. The report said that the attack took place on March 19, but the mother reported the attack on March 21 after she received photos of the assault.

Journey of courage: Child abuse survivor helps others heal

Afterward, dozens of pinwheels were planted to bring awareness next to a sign with the phone number for the Child Protective Services hotline, which is 800-800-5556. Even in this case, the agency's goal of keeping the family unit intact whenever possible remains front and center. Regan said some major changes that could indicate child abuse include, but are not limited to, a change in the child's behavior, physical changes, self-abuse, a change in appetite, etc.

Karim Benzema, Isco and Nacho Fernandez see Real Madrid past Alaves

The result was in the balance until with five minutes remaining Isco flashed in a near post shot from Cristiano Ronaldo's assist, with Nacho then adding another late on by heading in after Gareth Bale's 25-yard free kick hit the crossbar.

Timeline | When to expect severe weather

Current weather radar mosaic... The overall severe threat is going to be dependent on a few variables, but is generally on the lower end to middle of the road. "It is an extremely unsafe weather event", he said. The line itself will also pose a tornado threat due to a lot of shear in the atmosphere, in addition to potentially widespread damaging straight line winds.

Tucson Girl Isabel Celis, Missing Since 2012, Found Dead

Police found "suspicious circumstances around a possible entry point" in the home, leading to the belief that she had been abducted. He said an investigation is ongoing but would not say whether there were any new suspects. Isabel Celis was reported missing on April 20, 2012, after she disappeared from her bedroom. They say they are grateful the search is still on, but it was tough to look at this new picture.

Sean Spicer Gets Snippy With Black Reporter April Ryan

At Spicer's Wednesday press briefing, Ryan was given the first question, after an apparently friendly exchange with the press secretary. Yesterday, Spicer disrespected Ryan , who was doing her job by inquiring about Condoleezza Rice's upcoming visit - asking him tough questions for which the public wants answers.

Firefighters battle major building fire in Oakland, California

Cook said building owner Keith Kim began trying to evict the nonprofit shortly after a devastating Oakland warehouse fire in December killed three dozen partygoers. The next door neighbor said she called 911 after she looked out the window and saw the duplex engulfed in flames. Residents also included a 9-year-old boy who escaped in his underwear and socks.

About Rep. Devin Nunes' visit to the White House grounds

U.S. Representative Devin Nunes , chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, visited the White House the night before announcing on Wednesday that he had information that indicated some Trump associates may have been subjected to some level of intelligence activity before Trump took office on January 20.

1 dead in Vegas Strip shooting; gunman barricaded on bus

The shooting near the Cosmopolitan Hotel took place just hours after burglars besieged a jewellery store in the another casino hotel overnight. Police say that there is no current active shooter inside the hotel. The suspect is barricaded on a bus, and tactical teams and negotiators are on the scene on Las Vegas Boulevard. Police are advising people to avoid the area.

Tornado, Severe Weather Awareness Week is April 17-21

Highs today will be in the lower to middle 80s. Storms could produce high rainfall rates, which means the area could see a quick 1-2 inches of rain as storms roll through. The cold front triggering those thunderstorms will make very slow east progress, and so the chance for rain and rumbles of thunder continues for the overnight hours of Saturday into Sunday .

Walz to vote against GOP health care bill

Healthcare advocates call it a "bait and switch" tactic the Republicans have not fully explained to supporters of their efforts to "repeal and replace" Obamacare with Trumpcare . "There would be many folks that are going to have to jump through a lot of hoops to get health care". White House spokesman Sean Spicer defended the move, saying that "people are paying for benefits that neither they, their spouse, their family needs".

Is Instagram Trying to Become Yelp, Too?

More than 8 million businesses now use Instagram, with a majority of them coming from the U.S., Brazil, Indonesia, Russia, and the U.K. Instagram says that more than 120 million users clicked to visit a website, direct message or contact a business in February alone.

Iraq's Abadi says he wins Trump's assurances of more US support

President Donald Trump greets Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi at the White House in Washington , U.S., March 20, 2017. Abadi's remarks followed his first face-to-face meeting at the White House with Trump, who took office on January 20 pledging a new strategy to defeat the hardline militant group that seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria in 2014.

Surveillance video shows woman jump out of trunk after kidnapping

InsideEdition.com's Mara Montalbano (https://twitter.com/MaraMontalbano) has more. The owner called Birmingham police. "He looked like he had a pistol in his pocket- I kept an eye on him". He then attempted to use her credit card to try and withdraw cash from a petrol station ATM. When the suspect gave up and returned to his vehicle, Alsabah was watching.

Federal Court Rules Three Texas Congressional Districts Illegally Drawn

In 2013 , the district court found evidence that legislatures had been intentionally discriminatory when redrawing the districts, but when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down parts of the Voting Rights Act , the case stalled. But U.S. Circuit Judge Jerry Smith, in a blistering dissent, had strong words for Obama administration attorneys after they joined the case. "It was obvious, from the start, that the DoJ attorneys viewed state officials and the legislative majority and their staffs as a ...

Dreamer detained after press conference to be released, attorney says

After her father and brother were detained, Vargas went into hiding. It just means she will no longer be in a detention center. Her attorneys celebrated her release, but warned there will continue challenging the government's actions in the case.

International Women's Day rally to be held in Downtown Miami

Several schools were closed in the U.S. states of North Carolina, Maryland and Washington , The Guardian reported . Between them, the two school districts enrol over 25,000 pupils. "Tech is a male-dominated field, so a single day without women at Tumblr may simply mean a few empty chairs in meetings". The national strike movement on Wednesday coincides with International Women's Day.

Hundreds gather in Downtown LA for International Women's Day rally

The impact on schools "will.remind the public how essential women are to education", wrote HuffPo reporters Laura Bassett and Catherine Pearson, who noted: " More than three-quarters of kindergarten through high school teachers in the United States are women".

Two-thirds of Americans want special prosecutor to probe Trump-Russia ties

Congressional intelligence committees and the Federal Bureau of Investigation have begun probing possible links between the Trump campaign and the Russian government. The continuing saga of some of his closest advisers' ties to Russian Federation seemed to be too much for Trump, on the way to Mar-A-Lago for a weekend confab with G.O.P.

Family asks Federal Bureau of Investigation to probe black Muslim teen's hanging

His body was found more than a month later. "He was planning to graduate this year from Lake Stevens High School", Keita said. Police said that foul play was not suspected. Bukhari said this week that the family isn't happy about the pace of the local police investigation, and that Keita's family believes police haven't interviewed four people - co-workers of Keita - who they think may have known something about his whereabouts.

Trump supporters come together, hold rally after president's controversial tweets

The two US vets contributed time and money to Trump's 2016 presidential campaign. Denver police officers and state troopers managed to keep both sides separated. "We hope they're demoralized", Lynch said. Some men were seen walking through the Raleigh crowd carrying a Trump flag as well as a Confederate flag.

U.S. airstrikes in Yemen target al-Qaida, kill at least 4 militants

The Pentagon confirmed a new wave of strikes on Friday in Yemen against al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula but a spokesman denied reports that American forces had been engaged in ground combat or conducting raids. If granted for an extended period, it could permit more-intensive strikes, such as those that occurred Thursday, over a sustained period. He was also implicated in the bombings of the United States embassies in Tanzania and Kenya in 1998 that killed 200 people, the CEP reveal.