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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:13:54 -0600

MILWAUKEE — Brock Stull scored a season-high 23 points and Milwaukee handed former Horizon League rival Loyola-Chicago its second loss in its first 12 games, 73-56 on Saturday afternoon. The Ramblers, now of the Missouri Valley Conference, had won three straight including a win at then-No. 5 Florida, since suffering its first loss, an 87-53 defeat at Boise State. Donte Ingram tied the game at 18-18 with a layup with 9:32 left in the first half, but the Panthers responded […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:51:31 -0600

MILWAUKEE — Across the country on Saturday, December 16th, people gathered at national cemeteries to pay their respects and share the holidays with those buried there. The Campos family — along with hundreds of others — gathered at Wood National Cemetery in Milwaukee to honor their loved ones. “We just wanted to teach the kids how important it is to honor those who have sacrificed for us. And remember especially at this time of year, how important this is,” said […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:26:49 -0600

MILWAUKEE — One person is dead and another is seriously hurt after fleeing from a police traffic stop and crashing into a tree near 59th and Locust. It happened Saturday afternoon, December 16th. Around 2:10 p.m., Milwaukee police officers pulled over a 2007 Chevy Impala for failure to obey a traffic signal near 58th and Appleton Avenue. As officers exited their squad, the Impala drove away at a high rate of speed headed northbound. Officers did not pursue the vehicle. […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:55:23 -0600

OAK CREEK — A New Berlin teen is facing several charges in connection to a shots fired incident at the Meijer store in Oak Creek. 18-year-old Alexzander Schlieve is facing the following charges: First degree recklessly endangering safety, habitual criminality repeater, use of a dangerous weapon (three counts) Endangering safety by use of dangerous weapon (discharge firearm into vehicle), habitual criminality repeater Possession of a firearm by delinquent, habitual criminality repeater Endangering safety by use of a dangerous weapon (pointing), habitual […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 20:27:34 -0600

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee police responded to a man who accidentally shot himself on the city’s northwest side Saturday afternoon, December 16th. It happened around 10:40 a.m. near the area of Fond du Lac and Capitol. Officials taped off the Beauty Island store while responding to the scene. According to police, the victim is expected to be OK.

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:19:28 -0600

MADISON — A new state report shows that Wisconsin has converted local roads near the future Foxconn site into state highways so it can access funding for state road improvements. The Wisconsin State Journal reports that a memo from the Legislative Fiscal Bureau shows the move could siphon $134 million from other highway projects statewide. Gov. Scott Walker says savings from other road projects will help cover the costs. It’s not clear which projects would be affected if money goes toward improving […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:04:54 -0600

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Santa Barbara County has issued new evacuation orders as a huge wildfire bears down on Montecito and other communities. The Office of Emergency Services announced the orders Saturday as Santa Ana winds pushed the fire close to the community, a wealthy enclave that’s home to Oprah Winfrey and other celebrities. The mandatory evacuation zone is now 17 miles long and up to 5 miles wide, extending from coastal mountains northwest of Los Angeles to the ocean. […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:59:24 -0600

CITRUS HEIGHTS, California — Authorities say a Northern California man tried to burglarize a business by entering through the chimney only to become stuck. Police in the Sacramento-area city of Citrus Heights said Friday that 32-year-old Jesse Berube was uninjured but now faces one count of burglary. According to police, Berube slid down the chimney of the business Wednesday and then found himself lodged inside. The Rocklin man was able to reach his cellphone and dial 911 for help. The […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:33:28 -0600

James Corden had a good reason for missing Tuesday night’s episode of “The Late Late Show.” The talk-show host was with his wife, Julia Carey, as she gave birth to their third child, a girl. “Today we welcomed a beautiful baby daughter into the world,” Corden tweeted. “Both she and her mother are doing great.” He thanked singer Harry Styles, who agreed to fill in as host with only a few hours’ notice. Corden and Carey, who married in 2012, […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:18:27 -0600

President Donald Trump is defending the Republicans’ tax cut plan, pushing back against criticism that it will benefit the wealthy more than the middle class. Speaking to reporters at the White House Saturday before leaving for Camp David, President Trump said the middle class will benefit because the tax cut will draw companies back from overseas, creating jobs. The GOP plans to muscle the bill through Congress next week. President Trump touted the nation’s economy, predicting that it would “start […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:56:04 -0600

VALDOSTA, Ga.  — A Georgia theme park is offering guests a free ticket if they eat a cricket. The giveaway may bug some people. But Wild Adventures Theme Park in Valdosta was giving away T-shirts and free admission Saturday to the first 100 guests to gobble up a roasted cricket. The challenge was meant to promote the park’s upcoming attraction called MEGABUGS! The Valdosta Daily Times reports the interactive insect attraction will open in March. Exhibits will include giant replicas of insects […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:41:10 -0600

MADISON — Wisconsin wildlife officials hope the hunting tradition can get new life from the local food movement. The Learn to Hunt for Food program aims to capitalize on the increasing demand for local, sustainable food and hopes to educate people who are interested in hunting as a food source, the Wisconsin State Journal reported. Keith Warnke, a hunting and shooting sports coordinator at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, got the idea for the program in 2012 after his daughter said […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:33:00 -0600

Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the very agency tasked with saving and protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including “vulnerable” in 2018 budget documents, according to The Washington Post. In a 90-minute briefing on Thursday, policy analysts at the nation’s leading public health institute were presented with the menu of seven banned words, an analyst told the paper. On the list: “diversity,” “fetus,” “transgender,” […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:19:41 -0600

Republican leaders backed away from several controversial proposals to change education-related tax breaks. They have agreed to save the student loan interest deduction and keep tuition waivers for graduate students tax-free. The final version of the tax bill would also expand the use of 529 savings accounts to include expenses for private K-12 education, as well ask keep tax credits for those currently paying for college. The legislation was unveiled Friday, and lawmakers in both the House and Senate are set […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:00:08 -0600

WASHINGTON — After a rush of last-minute sign-ups, the Trump administration says it’s extending the deadline for some people to finish health insurance applications for next year under the Affordable Care Act. Callers to the HealthCare.gov service center on Saturday morning got a recorded message saying “don’t worry” — if they’d called and left their phone number before the deadline, they’ll get a call back and still can enroll for 2018. HealthCare.gov issued similar extensions previously under the Obama administration. […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:44:35 -0600

BISMARCK, N.D. — North Dakota law enforcement purchased more than $600,000 worth of body armor, tactical equipment and crowd control devices during the height of protests against the Dakota Access oil pipeline, state invoices show. The purchases, tallied by The Associated Press from invoices obtained through a public records request, included pepper spray, flash-bang and smoke grenades, riot helmets, gas masks, night-vision goggles, more than 2,000 rounds of non-lethal ammunition and more. The equipment ultimately made up a small share […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:26:55 -0600

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Authorities say the ex-wife of former NBA player Lorenzen Wright has been charged with first-degree murder in his death more than seven years ago. Memphis Police Director Michael Rallings said Saturday that Sherra Wright has been charged in the death of her ex-husband, a Memphis native who played for five teams over 13 seasons as a forward and center in the NBA. Police in Riverside County, California, arrested Sherra Wright on Friday night on a fugitive from […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 15:23:11 -0600

MILWAUKEE — Make your holiday party one to remember with a dish that’s easy to make and sure to impress. Angela from the Wisconsin Beef Council showed how to make a quick and delicious, premium-cut tenderloin roast. About the Wisconsin Beef Council (website) The Wisconsin Beef Council is a producer-directed not-for-profit organization funded by the $1.00 per head assessment on all cattle sold in the state of Wisconsin per the Federal Beef Promotion and Research Act & Order. Half of […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:50:23 -0600

GRAFTON — The Kapco Kids 2 Kids Christmas toy drive encourages kids to shop for other kids while learning a valuable lesson in the process. About Kapco Kids2Kids Christmas Toy Drive (website) You’re invited to the 12th annual Christmas At Kapco… This is a FREE EVENT with activities for kids and families. • Winter Wonderland Themed Toy Rooms • Animals–including Live Reindeer • Bounce House • Hay Rides • Fire Pit and S’mores • Ice Sculpture • Mascots • Police and Fire […]

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:02:44 -0600

Firefighters battling the Thomas Fire will face more challenges Saturday with the return of powerful winds as the blaze marks a grim milestone in size. Since the massive blaze broke out 12 days ago, it has killed a firefighter and a woman trying to evacuate. The next 24 hours will be crucial as wind gusts of up to 55 mph and low humidity are forecast through Sunday. Strong winds and dry conditions are expected to fuel the existing blaze and […]

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:56:15 -0600


Fox News

Trump lawyer: Mueller improperly obtained transition documents in Russia probe
Fox News
A lawyer for the Trump presidential transition team is accusing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office of inappropriately obtaining transition documents as part of its Russia probe, including confidential attorney-client communications and privileged ...
Special counsel has thousands of Trump transition emails: reportThe Hill
Obama's Ethics Czar: 'Take The Streets' If Trump Fires MuellerThe Daily Caller
Dem Rep. Jackie Speier: 'Rumor on the Hill' Is Trump Will Fire Mueller Before ChristmasMediaite
Newsmax -Independent Journal Review -National Review -ABC News
all 38 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:25:18 -0600


Washington Post

Rep. Ruben Kihuen won't seek reelection amid sexual harassment allegations
Washington Post
Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-Nev.) will not seek reelection next year amid allegations that he sexually harassed women, making him the latest — and youngest — member of Congress felled by reports of misconduct since October. Once considered a rising star in ...
Dem Rep. Kihuen won't seek re-election amid sexual harassment claimsFox News
Kihuen will not seek reelectionPolitico
Kihuen won't seek reelection amid sexual harassment allegationsThe Hill
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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:51:07 -0600


Washington Post

Two dogs mauled their owner to death while she was walking them in the woods, sheriff says
Washington Post
Bethany Lynn Stephens had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs. So her father went out to look for her at the area she frequented. There, authorities say, he found her two dogs, guarding what he first thought was an animal carcass ...
Virginia woman killed by her pit bulls in 'grisly mauling'New York Daily News
Virginia woman killed in 'grisly mauling' by her dogs, cops sayFox News
22-Year-Old Virginia Woman Mauled to Death by Her Dogs While Taking Them for a Walk: SheriffKTLA
PEOPLE.com -WAVY-TV -fox2now.com -KHOU
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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:40:18 -0600


Washington Post

After Alabama loss, Trump has ambitious plans to campaign in 2018 midterms
Washington Post
President Trump is not on the ballot in 2018, but the White House is planning a full-throttle campaign to plunge the president into the midterm elections, according to senior officials and advisers familiar with the planning. Trump's political aides ...
Republican elite — not Trump's base — lost the Alabama raceThe Hill
Alabama Democrats Savor a Rare Win. Now It's Back to Reality.New York Times
Moore loss means Republicans must 'fear for their political lives,' and other news agenda itemsFox News
Salon -TIME -NPR -Duluth News Tribune
all 7,973 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:13:47 -0600


Los Angeles Times

New evacuation orders for Santa Barbara County as winds pick up, threatening hundreds of homes in Montecito
Los Angeles Times
New evacuation orders were issued in Santa Barbara County on Saturday morning as the Thomas fire took aim at the hills above Montecito, with some wind gusts reported up to 65 mph. The so-called sundowner winds are pushing south from the mountains down ...
Ferocious California wildfire grows more erratic, dangerous as winds pick upUSA TODAY
Winds fuel California wildfire, state's third-largest on recordReuters
Massive California wildfire triggers new wave of evacuationsOregonLive.com
HuffPost -CNN -NBC Southern California -ABC News
all 442 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:29:44 -0600


New York Times

Glowing Auras and 'Black Money': The Pentagon's Mysterious UFO Program
New York Times
WASHINGTON — In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find. Which was how the Pentagon wanted it. For years, the program investigated ...
Pentagon secretly set up program to investigate UFOs at Harry Reid's urging, reports sayFox News
Pentagon acknowledges program to investigate UFO encounters: reportThe Hill
The Pentagon spent $22 million on a shadowy program to investigate UFOsBusiness Insider
Yahoo News -Salon -CBS News -New York Post
all 39 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:11:42 -0600


Washington Post

Why Republicans shouldn't be so optimistic their tax bill will be a big win
Washington Post
Republicans are on the verge of passing a massive tax cut for businesses that is deeply unpopular with the American public. They are doing it with no Democratic votes and at a moment when the U.S. economy looks pretty healthy (typically, tax cuts are ...
The Winners and Losers in the Tax BillNew York Times
Too early to call the winners and losers of major corporate tax cutThe Hill
President Trump: Economy Will 'Start to Rock' After Tax PlanTIME
Politico -Fortune -CBS News -ABC News
all 3,585 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:02:38 -0600


CNN

Word ban at CDC includes 'vulnerable,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'
CNN
(CNN) Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the very agency tasked with saving and protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 ...
Schatz: Republicans need to stand up to Trump over CDC word banThe Hill
Trump Administration Reportedly Instructs CDC On Its Own Version Of 7 Dirty WordsNPR
CDC reportedly given list of seven banned words and phrasesNBCNews.com
HuffPost -ABC News -Salon -Slate Magazine
all 136 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:46:00 -0600


U.S. News & World Report

AP-NORC Poll: 52 Percent Say Country Worse off Under Trump
U.S. News & World Report
Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close. Dec. 16, 2017, at 9:46 a.m.. AP-NORC Poll: 52 Percent Say Country Worse off Under Trump. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post ...
Americans pessimistic about Trump, country: AP-NORC pollSTLtoday.com
America's chaotic, crazy, challenging, great, tumultuous, horrible, disappointing yearWashington Post
Trump is most the unpopular first-year president in history. But that's not even the bad news.Mic
Washington Examiner
all 47 news articles »

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:46:40 -0600


U.S. News & World Report

Trump Administration Issues New Rules on US Visa Waivers
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: International travelers (reflected in a closed door) arrive on the day that U.S. President Donald Trump's limited travel ban, approved by the U.S. Supreme Court, goes into effect, at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., June 29 ...
Sherra Wright charged with first-degree murder in death of Lorenzen WrightESPN
Trump to propose ending rule allowing spouses of H-1B holders to work in USCNNMoney
DHS Seeks to End Work Eligibility for Spouses of H-1B HoldersWall Street Journal
Washington Free Beacon -Los Angeles Times -The Philadelphia Tribune -USA TODAY
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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 22:15:39 -0600

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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:56:15 -0600


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Trump lawyer: Mueller improperly obtained transition documents in Russia probe
Fox News
A lawyer for the Trump presidential transition team is accusing Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office of inappropriately obtaining transition documents as part of its Russia probe, including confidential attorney-client communications and privileged ...
Special counsel has thousands of Trump transition emails: reportThe Hill
Obama's Ethics Czar: 'Take The Streets' If Trump Fires MuellerThe Daily Caller
Dem Rep. Jackie Speier: 'Rumor on the Hill' Is Trump Will Fire Mueller Before ChristmasMediaite
Newsmax -Independent Journal Review -National Review -ABC News
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Sat, 16 Dec 2017 21:25:18 -0600


Washington Post

Rep. Ruben Kihuen won't seek reelection amid sexual harassment allegations
Washington Post
Rep. Ruben Kihuen (D-Nev.) will not seek reelection next year amid allegations that he sexually harassed women, making him the latest — and youngest — member of Congress felled by reports of misconduct since October. Once considered a rising star in ...
Dem Rep. Kihuen won't seek re-election amid sexual harassment claimsFox News
Kihuen will not seek reelectionPolitico
Kihuen won't seek reelection amid sexual harassment allegationsThe Hill
BuzzFeed News -Business Insider -Hot Air -Las Vegas Review-Journal
all 100 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 19:51:07 -0600


Washington Post

Two dogs mauled their owner to death while she was walking them in the woods, sheriff says
Washington Post
Bethany Lynn Stephens had been gone for about a day since she left to walk her dogs. So her father went out to look for her at the area she frequented. There, authorities say, he found her two dogs, guarding what he first thought was an animal carcass ...
Virginia woman killed by her pit bulls in 'grisly mauling'New York Daily News
Virginia woman killed in 'grisly mauling' by her dogs, cops sayFox News
22-Year-Old Virginia Woman Mauled to Death by Her Dogs While Taking Them for a Walk: SheriffKTLA
PEOPLE.com -WAVY-TV -fox2now.com -KHOU
all 52 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:40:18 -0600


Washington Post

After Alabama loss, Trump has ambitious plans to campaign in 2018 midterms
Washington Post
President Trump is not on the ballot in 2018, but the White House is planning a full-throttle campaign to plunge the president into the midterm elections, according to senior officials and advisers familiar with the planning. Trump's political aides ...
Republican elite — not Trump's base — lost the Alabama raceThe Hill
Alabama Democrats Savor a Rare Win. Now It's Back to Reality.New York Times
Moore loss means Republicans must 'fear for their political lives,' and other news agenda itemsFox News
Salon -TIME -NPR -Duluth News Tribune
all 7,973 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 18:13:47 -0600


Los Angeles Times

New evacuation orders for Santa Barbara County as winds pick up, threatening hundreds of homes in Montecito
Los Angeles Times
New evacuation orders were issued in Santa Barbara County on Saturday morning as the Thomas fire took aim at the hills above Montecito, with some wind gusts reported up to 65 mph. The so-called sundowner winds are pushing south from the mountains down ...
Ferocious California wildfire grows more erratic, dangerous as winds pick upUSA TODAY
Winds fuel California wildfire, state's third-largest on recordReuters
Massive California wildfire triggers new wave of evacuationsOregonLive.com
HuffPost -CNN -NBC Southern California -ABC News
all 442 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:29:44 -0600


New York Times

Glowing Auras and 'Black Money': The Pentagon's Mysterious UFO Program
New York Times
WASHINGTON — In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find. Which was how the Pentagon wanted it. For years, the program investigated ...
Pentagon secretly set up program to investigate UFOs at Harry Reid's urging, reports sayFox News
Pentagon acknowledges program to investigate UFO encounters: reportThe Hill
The Pentagon spent $22 million on a shadowy program to investigate UFOsBusiness Insider
Yahoo News -Salon -CBS News -New York Post
all 39 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 17:11:42 -0600


Washington Post

Why Republicans shouldn't be so optimistic their tax bill will be a big win
Washington Post
Republicans are on the verge of passing a massive tax cut for businesses that is deeply unpopular with the American public. They are doing it with no Democratic votes and at a moment when the U.S. economy looks pretty healthy (typically, tax cuts are ...
The Winners and Losers in the Tax BillNew York Times
Too early to call the winners and losers of major corporate tax cutThe Hill
President Trump: Economy Will 'Start to Rock' After Tax PlanTIME
Politico -Fortune -CBS News -ABC News
all 3,585 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 16:02:38 -0600


CNN

Word ban at CDC includes 'vulnerable,' 'fetus,' 'transgender'
CNN
(CNN) Officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the very agency tasked with saving and protecting the lives of the most vulnerable, are now under order by the Trump administration to stop using words including "vulnerable" in 2018 ...
Schatz: Republicans need to stand up to Trump over CDC word banThe Hill
Trump Administration Reportedly Instructs CDC On Its Own Version Of 7 Dirty WordsNPR
CDC reportedly given list of seven banned words and phrasesNBCNews.com
HuffPost -ABC News -Salon -Slate Magazine
all 136 news articles »

Sat, 16 Dec 2017 14:46:00 -0600


U.S. News & World Report

AP-NORC Poll: 52 Percent Say Country Worse off Under Trump
U.S. News & World Report
Americans are painting a pessimistic view of the country and President Donald Trump as 2017 comes to a close. Dec. 16, 2017, at 9:46 a.m.. AP-NORC Poll: 52 Percent Say Country Worse off Under Trump. Share. ×. Share on Facebook · Post on Twitter · Post ...
Americans pessimistic about Trump, country: AP-NORC pollSTLtoday.com
America's chaotic, crazy, challenging, great, tumultuous, horrible, disappointing yearWashington Post
Trump is most the unpopular first-year president in history. But that's not even the bad news.Mic
Washington Examiner
all 47 news articles »

Fri, 15 Dec 2017 16:46:40 -0600


U.S. News & World Report

Trump Administration Issues New Rules on US Visa Waivers
U.S. News & World Report
FILE PHOTO: International travelers (reflected in a closed door) arrive on the day that U.S. President Donald Trump's limited travel ban, approved by the U.S. Supreme Court, goes into effect, at Logan Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., June 29 ...
Sherra Wright charged with first-degree murder in death of Lorenzen WrightESPN
Trump to propose ending rule allowing spouses of H-1B holders to work in USCNNMoney
DHS Seeks to End Work Eligibility for Spouses of H-1B HoldersWall Street Journal
Washington Free Beacon -Los Angeles Times -The Philadelphia Tribune -USA TODAY
all 84 news articles »

  
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