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  • Federal Court: Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money

    Federal Court: Arkansas Can Block Planned Parenthood Money

    Wednesday, August 16 2017 8:31 PM EDT2017-08-17 00:31:53 GMT
    By ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group. In a 2-1 ruling, an 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel vacated preliminary injunctions a federal judge issued preventing the state from suspending any Medicaid payments for services rendered to p...
    By ANDREW DeMILLO Associated Press LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - A federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday that Arkansas can block Medicaid funding to Planned Parenthood, two years after the state ended its contract with the group over videos secretly recorded by an anti-abortion group. In a 2-1 ruling, an 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel vacated preliminary injunctions a federal judge issued preventing the state from suspending any Medicaid payments for services rendered to p...
  • Victim's Friend Calls Her Death An Act Of Terror

    Victim's Friend Calls Her Death An Act Of Terror

    Monday, August 14 2017 8:52 PM EDT2017-08-15 00:52:51 GMT
    Facebook/ MGNFacebook/ MGN
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) A close friend of the woman who was killed when a car plowed into peaceful protesters in Charlottesville says she cared about people and stood up for equality. Marissa Blair said Sunday night at a vigil where the crash happened that Heather Heyer's death was "an act of terror." She says it's a hate crime and should be treated as such. Blair says she was with Heyer when the crash happened. She says the driver "barreled down," and she...
    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) A close friend of the woman who was killed when a car plowed into peaceful protesters in Charlottesville says she cared about people and stood up for equality. Marissa Blair said Sunday night at a vigil where the crash happened that Heather Heyer's death was "an act of terror." She says it's a hate crime and should be treated as such. Blair says she was with Heyer when the crash happened. She says the driver "barreled down," and she...
  • Jury Sides With Taylor Swift In Groping Lawsuit

    Jury Sides With Taylor Swift In Groping Lawsuit

    Monday, August 14 2017 7:04 PM EDT2017-08-14 23:04:41 GMT
    Taylor Swift / Facebook/MGNTaylor Swift / Facebook/MGN
    DENVER (AP) - The Latest on a civil trial involving Taylor Swift and a former DJ she accused of groping her (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Taylor Swift has won long-awaited vindication after a jury decided that a radio host groped her during a pre-concert photo op four years ago. After a weeklong trial over dueling lawsuits, jurors determined Monday that fired Denver DJ David Mueller assaulted the pop star by grabbing her backside during a backstage meet-and-greet. The six-woman, tw...
    DENVER (AP) - The Latest on a civil trial involving Taylor Swift and a former DJ she accused of groping her (all times local): 4:50 p.m. Taylor Swift has won long-awaited vindication after a jury decided that a radio host groped her during a pre-concert photo op four years ago. After a weeklong trial over dueling lawsuits, jurors determined Monday that fired Denver DJ David Mueller assaulted the pop star by grabbing her backside during a backstage meet-and-greet. The six-woman, tw...
  • Emergency Declared In New Orleans As Flood Threat Looms

    Emergency Declared In New Orleans As Flood Threat Looms

    Thursday, August 10 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-08-10 21:42:25 GMT
    Randi Rousseau / Twitter/ MGNRandi Rousseau / Twitter/ MGN
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city's malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. The city scrambled to repair fire-damaged equipment at a power plant and shore up its drainage system, less than a week after a flash flood from torrential rain overwhelmed the city's pumping system and inundated many neighborhoods. Gov. John Bel Edward...
    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana's governor declared a state of emergency in New Orleans on Thursday as the city's malfunctioning water-pumping system and the threat of more rain left some neighborhoods at greater risk of flooding. The city scrambled to repair fire-damaged equipment at a power plant and shore up its drainage system, less than a week after a flash flood from torrential rain overwhelmed the city's pumping system and inundated many neighborhoods. Gov. John Bel Edward...
  • Trump Warns NKorea Of 'Fire And Fury'

    Trump Warns NKorea Of 'Fire And Fury'

    Tuesday, August 8 2017 9:36 PM EDT2017-08-09 01:36:56 GMT
    MGNMGN

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local): 3:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says that North Korea "had best not make any more threats to the United States" or "they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen." Trump issued the warning during a briefing on opioid addiction at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey. A Japanese defense paper and a U.S. media report said Tuesday that North Kore...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs (all times local): 3:30 p.m. President Donald Trump says that North Korea "had best not make any more threats to the United States" or "they will be met with fire and fury like the world has never seen." Trump issued the warning during a briefing on opioid addiction at his golf course in Bedminster, New Jersey. A Japanese defense paper and a U.S. media report said Tuesday that North Kore...

  • Loretta Lynn Starting Rehabilitation After Stroke

    Loretta Lynn Starting Rehabilitation After Stroke

    Monday, May 15 2017 7:08 PM EDT2017-05-15 23:08:24 GMT
    Loretta Lynn / Facebook/MGNLoretta Lynn / Facebook/MGN
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Country legend Loretta Lynn is starting rehabilitation after suffering a stroke more than a week ago. An update posted on her website Monday said the 85-year-old Country Music Hall of Fame singer and songwriter has been moved from a hospital into rehabilitation. She was taken to the hospital May 4 after having a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. But she is expected to make a full recovery. The post said she wanted to thank everyone for their p...
    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Country legend Loretta Lynn is starting rehabilitation after suffering a stroke more than a week ago. An update posted on her website Monday said the 85-year-old Country Music Hall of Fame singer and songwriter has been moved from a hospital into rehabilitation. She was taken to the hospital May 4 after having a stroke at her home in Hurricane Mills, Tennessee. But she is expected to make a full recovery. The post said she wanted to thank everyone for their p...
  • 'Only Steve Knows': Police Baffled By Facebook Video Killing

    'Only Steve Knows': Police Baffled By Facebook Video Killing

    Monday, April 17 2017 5:29 PM EDT2017-04-17 21:29:39 GMT
    Cleveland Police via APCleveland Police via AP
    CLEVELAND (AP) - In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, "I snapped, I just snapped." But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a Cleveland retiree, police were unable to explain what set him off. "Only Steve knows that," Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said as authorities posted a $50,000 reward for Stephens' capture in the shooting of Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old former foundry worker. I...
    CLEVELAND (AP) - In a rambling video, Steve Stephens said, "I snapped, I just snapped." But as the manhunt dragged on Monday for the man accused of posting Facebook footage of himself killing a Cleveland retiree, police were unable to explain what set him off. "Only Steve knows that," Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said as authorities posted a $50,000 reward for Stephens' capture in the shooting of Robert Godwin Sr., a 74-year-old former foundry worker. I...
  • Dozens Of False Killer Whales Dead In Everglades National Park

    Dozens Of False Killer Whales Dead In Everglades National Park

    Monday, January 16 2017 4:42 PM EST2017-01-16 21:42:13 GMT
    NOAA Fisheries via NBC MiamiNOAA Fisheries via NBC Miami

    (NBC MIAMI) Officials say that dozens of False Killer Whales are dead following a stranding in Everglades National Park.

    (NBC MIAMI) Officials say that dozens of False Killer Whales are dead following a stranding in Everglades National Park.

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