Supreme Court has ruled on a Texas case , reaffirming the "one person, one vote" rule in drawing legislative districts. At issue in this case were the complaints of two Texas voters , Sue Evenwel of Mount Pleasant and Edward Pfenninger from north of Houston, who argued that their voting power was diluted because many registered voters lived in their districts.
California's minimum wage law has a built-in "pause" button under which the increases could be stopped for a year if the state goes into a recession or there is a serious budget crisis. Like New York's legislation, the wage increase will occur over a period of years - and include safety measures meant to re-calibrate the plan if negative economic factors arise.
President Obama was also informed of the terror attacks in Brussels during his visit to the island. Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro agreed on changing the direction of U.S. Since arriving in Havana Sunday, Obama has blended his official events in Cuba with opportunities to soak in the country's culture, including a tour of the old city.
And he thinks Donald Trump - at least the version of Trump who didn't "clarify" his comments later - is the "most pro-life candidate of them all". She said: " Then he will change the law through his judicial appointments and allow the states to protect the unborn".
Brady said he spoke with Amtrak when he toured the scene Sunday. Professor of civil and environmental engineering at the University of Delaware, Allan Zarembski, says failures on the part of Amtrak personnel are what led to the fatal crash in Chester over the weekend .
The U.S.-led coalition said Iraqi forces are in Hit's outskirts and are still working to surround the town. Hit lies along an IS supply line that links the extremist militants in Iraq to those in Syria. The Hit offensive comes after a string of territorial victories for Iraqi forces over the past six months. Eventually, however, fighters largely left his family alone.
Toomey is facing a hard re-election in a Democratic-leaning state that could slip into the blue along with several others depending on how the presidential elections play out. And Billy Valentine, director of government affairs for the antiabortion Susan B. Anthony List, gave a gentler rebuke to Moran in a Friday statement: "Senator Moran is a steadfast defender of the unborn which is why he must understand the stakes in this fight".
Both the union and CPS management want the state to rescue under-funded Chicago teachers' pension plans and to overhaul the state school-funding formula so the system gets more money. Thousands of Chicago teachers won't go into work Friday. A series of large-scale demonstrations are planned at schools across the city Friday. On Friday, Illinois' Democratic Attorney General said the state does not have the authority to take over the district and block borrowing.
We were told that the Sanders campaign rejected this date because they wanted the debate to be held after the Wisconsin primary and would make themselves available on any date between Wisconsin and NY. "I've been taking it for a very long time", Clinton said. Bernie Sanders' campaign manager Jeff Weaver on Friday issued the following statement after Secretary Hillary Clinton accused Sanders' campaign of "lying" about the donations she receives from the fossil fuel industry .
Trump is having a lot of trouble making up his mind about where he stands on abortion. Tennessee also has 14 at-large delegates, to be appointed by the state GOP. Trump's campaign is also beginning to do that kind of work. Trump said he could do without Cruz's support. "And part of what we want to do is convince Republicans to see the energy and enthusiasm around Donald Trump as a positive thing".
I asked him if he was a police officer, and he said, 'I'm great.' "Smith was charged with operating a vehicle while impaired, improper display of a license plate, and possession of marijuana, police said". Smith played for Ohio State from 2003 to 2006 under Jim Tressel. He is now living in Westerville after a brief stint in the Canadian Football League.
In a statement, Ferguson City Manager De'Carlon Seewood said Moss "exemplifies the type of experience in law enforcement that we believe will enhance the many new programs within the Ferguson Police Department". He moved his way up the ranks while becoming a spokesperson for the police department. The job entails handling the city's media and working with community leaders, particularly in high-crime areas such as the Liberty City neighborhood, according to the department.
On Thursday at a Clinton rally in her home state of NY, a Greenpeace activist challenged her on fossil fuel money in her campaign. Assuming they don't believe their own candidate is bought by the fossil fuel industry, they should stop the false attacks and do what they've claimed the campaign is about: "debating the issues".
Once upon a time, not so long ago, the nomination processes for both the Republican and Democratic parties seemed to be nearly on automatic pilot. Even in the face of that harassment outside the clinic, I received overwhelming support inside, from clinic escorts, the clinic staff, and my provider, who made feel comfortable and safe.
The lawsuit claims Trump incited physical violence against the three protesters by repeating "get 'em out of here" and that he should have known audience members could act on his statement. "His followers are not what most Americans believe in, and I think I showed the country what it's about, what the rallies are about, what his speech is about", Brouddeau said.
Authorities conducted a number of forensic tests on the rusted 5-inch fixed-blade knife, including blood, fingerprint and DNA examinations. Police say they only recently learned that the officer, now retired, still had the knife. A law enforcement source tells ET, "They tested [the knife]". The police have now revealed to People the the knife was not involved with the crime.
Police never found the murder weapon in that high-profile case, which captivated the United States for more than a year. The testing showed the knife was not connected to the slayings, police sources said. Copeland said Maycott's "good name" has been dragged through the mud but that the retired officer holds no grudges against the LAPD . Mr. Simpson, a former star football player in college and in the National Football League, was arrested and charged with murder.
That's when there was no snow pack and it led to the historic order by Gov. Brown requiring the state to cut back on its water use by 25 percent. Ninety miles east of Sacramento in the Sierra Nevada mountains, snow surveyors plunged aluminum rods into the snow on Wednesday morning and recorded quite a different number than they did the year before: 58.4 inches.
Mel Reeves, of the Twin Cities Coalition for Justice 4 Jamar, called Freeman's summary "a fairy tale". The Jamar Clark shooting protesters heard in the video used as evidence in the case shouted, "F**k the police", but the chants of "Hey, hey, ho ho.
Jill Gilardi will have a full update on your forecast beginning at 4 a.m. on Good Day Alabama. There were no immediate reports of any tornadoes on the ground or damage from that storm. It's been a sleepless night for many people in Tulsa after the several reported tornadoes touched down Wednesday night... leaving several people injured and knocking out power to thousands.
Under the California measure, the state's hourly minimum wage would increase from the current $10 to $10.50 on January 1, 2017, to $11 the following year, and increase by $1 annually until 2022. Idaho lawmakers recently passed a measure banning local governments from increasing the minimum wage, now at the federal $7.25 statewide, and Republican legislators in Arizona are trying to do the same.
Original GNR member Steven Adler's solo band was originally scheduled to perform Friday night at the Whisky, but on March 21st the venue tweeted out that the show had been cancelled with a big announcement coming soon - including the hashtag #GunsNRoses.
Miami Police Major Delrish Moss has been hired as the new chief of the Ferguson Police Department, in Missouri, according to 7News sources. "Our officers have worked extremely hard to implement community policing and community engagement in their daily practices", Seewood said in the release.
Janesville police detective Chris Buescher said the man is suspected of using pepper spray on a 15-year-old girl during an argument. At one point the girl reaches out to slap at someone outside the range of the camera lens, and that's when she is sprayed in the face with pepper spray.