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Trump May Pay Roughly $20M to Settle Trump University Fraud Lawsuit


District Judge Gonzalo Curiel that Trump is busy making appointments and preparing to run the country and it was uncertain whether he'd be able to attend the trial - now scheduled for November 28 - in person. "You know what, let's see what happens in court", he added. Curiel said Trump could testify via a video feed or a previous deposition could be used, but lead attorney Daniel Petrocelli said not having the President-elect in San Diego would be a real disadvantage. Read More »

O'Hare workers delay strike until after Thanksgiving weekend


Striking workers include include security guards, baggage handlers, cabin cleaners, janitors and wheelchair attendants, among other roles. "O'Hare Airport workers vote to STRIKE on November 29th!" "Fight for $15", which has dubbed itself an "international movement of underpaid workers demanding a fair wage for hard work and union rights" is organizing the protests, which are being called the "Day of Disruption". Read More »

Trump the dealmaker keeps any Cabinet decisions under wraps


According to Mike Pence, former MA governor Mitt Romney is under "serious" consideration for the position of Secretary of State in the Donald Trump administration. Former Texas Governor Rick Perry - who also ran for President - schedule to meet with the President-Elect today . His targets Sunday included Sen. Read More »

'Tangled web': Trump's businesses could create conflicts


The list, meticulously compiled and green-lighted by transition chief Gov. Chris Christie , Trump loyalist Sen. Instead of aligning himself with the standards required to take office, Trump has flouted his ethical obligations to disclose his potential conflicts of interest. Read More »

AP TOP 25 TAKEAWAYS: Ohio State survives, Strong might not

Sure enough, Sunday brought a report that Texas officials have made a decision to fire Strong, with an announcement possibly coming on Monday. On Saturday, Texas traveled to Kivisto Field at Memorial Stadium for a meeting with the lowly Kansas Jayhawks. Read More »

Wind advisory Sunday for Cumberland County


A red flag warning, for low relative humidity and high winds, is in effect until 9 p.m. Saturday . Today: Sunny, with a high near 47. Monday will be mostly cloudy with a chance of some flurries. Thanksgiving Day , partly sunny, with a high near 52. Tuesday night .Showers likely and chance of thunderstorms. These winds can make driving hard for high impact vehicles and light weight vehicles. Read More »

Donald Trump And The Future Of Obamacare

The ACA aimed to provide affordable health insurance, meeting certain minimum standards, to all Americans. Typically, The Wall Street Journal reported , a "blind trust" is an "independent manager, not family members", and the assets being protected generally aren't as highly visible as, say, Trump's array of properties and brands. Read More »

McConnell, Schumer elected to top spots in Senate

The New York Times reported that Democrats plan to announce populist economic and ethics plans in the coming weeks that are in line with some of Trump's campaign rhetoric, and areas of agreement will seemingly include infrastructure spending, child tax credits, and stricter enforcement of trade agreements. Read More »

Leaking fire retardant creates foam sea outside California airport

The building's fire suppression system uses foam and there is no fire, Moreno said . Soon after, the foam leaked out onto the street, covering cars and street signs. Crews are asking people to stay out of the foam, but video showed a man on a bicycle emerging from the puffy mass, covered in fluff. While crews worked to clean the area, dozens of people who work nearby appreciated the distraction. Read More »

Muslims worry proposed change to anti-Klan law targets them


Jason Spencer said in a statement posted Thursday on the website of the Georgia House of Representatives that he is dropping his proposal "due to the visceral reaction it has created". "This is a slap in the face of Georgia Muslims". Lets us know if you agree with Spencer's bill. The anti-masking bill, reports the paper, was first designed with members of the Ku Klux Klan in mind. Read More »

Illinois Students Walking Out Of Classes Tuesday To Protest Trump


Hundreds of high school students demonstrated in New York Tuesday morning outside Trump Tower in the pouring rain as the president-elect was inside fleshing out his new administration."No Ku Klux Klan, no fascists, no racists" the students from Manhattan and Queens shouted in turn, alternating their cries with: "Say it loud, say it clear, refugees are welcome here". Read More »

Trump 2-3 million deportation plan leaves N. Texas undocumented immigrants anxious

Trump said. "That's not a big deal for me". The Republican's announcement on CBS's " 60 Minutes " that he would immediately deport or jail as many as three million undocumented immigrants with criminal backgrounds seemed at first glance a softening of his incendiary campaign vows - which included deporting 11 million undocumented people living in the United States, majority from Mexico and Central America. Read More »

Wildfires Still Causing Havoc In The Southeast, North Georgia


Wildfires continue to scorch thousands of acres in the mountains of North and SC on Monday. More than 5,000 firefighters and support staff from around the nation are trying to suppress these fires - which have burned tens of thousands of acres - in an effort that includes about 40 aircraft, including three large air tankers flying out of Chattanooga, Tennessee, the television station reported. Read More »

West Springfield honors Veterans with parade, ceremony


Whether they served in the U.S. or overseas, or were combat veterans. He also said that it's those military men and women serving near and far that provide that freedom to do so. The annual Veterans Day ceremony was held at the foot of the Vietnam Veterans Monument on the plaza level of the Superdome. He had words for the young people who were watching the parade. Read More »

2 arrested after shots fired in NY mall


No reports of injuries or arrests made. The area has been cordoned and around 100 police officers have secured the mall. Guilderland Police, along with town officials and a representative from Pyramid Management Group, which owns Crossgates Mall, held a news conference outside of Best Buy shortly after 9 update local media about the ongoing investigation. Read More »

John Kerry says he'll continue with global warming efforts

While the Paris Agreement calls for cutting carbon dioxide emissions, the primary driver of rising temperatures, "we haven't won the battle yet", Kerry said to the audience that included many young people involved in climate research. The large base is the hub for U.S. operations. His aides described the trip as a learning opportunity for the Secretary of State. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry unveils a plaque during a dedication at the site of the future of the American War Memorial ... Read More »

Flint water crisis: Deliver bottles to homes, judge rules


Lawson ruled in a suit filed by a Flint resident and Concerned Pastors for Social Change, the American Civil Liberties Union of MI and the Natural Resources Defense Council. What's more, she said, the city has about 6,000 undocumented immigrants, and majority had the highest blood lead levels in Flint . Water is already offered at distribution centers. Read More »

Trump Leads In New Hampshire After Midnight Voting


Fears of voter intimidation and fraud led to a flurry of lawsuits in the run-up to Election Day, and new voter regulations in more than a dozen states also held the potential to sow confusion at polling places. Dixville Notch is known as a "bellwether" district by political strategists (along with Hamilton County, Ohio), and has been fairly accurate in predicting the country's mood in past elections-though not necessarily accurate enough to justify the importance typically placed on its ... Read More »

Trump Train may have left GOP North Carolina governor behind

Governor Pat McCrory's reelection campaign said Thursday it's filing paperwork with the State Board of Elections to establish a legal defense fund to prepare for an extended legal battle over who won Tuesday's election. "And, as [the governor] said, the election must be fair". "The votes have been cast in the gubernatorial election, but many have yet to be counted ", said LaCivita in a released statement . Read More »

Hundreds of students rally against Trump in Minneapolis

Seattle Public Schools said students who participate in the walkout Monday will get an "unapproved absence" but will not face discipline. Parents with questions are asked to call the DPS Family and Community helpline at 720-423-3054. "We are humans. Just like you Trump". Other young people are protesting in Boulder and Colorado Springs . They marched toward U.S. Bank Stadium, then dispersed into four sgroups and zigzagged their way into lobbies across downtown Minneapolis. Read More »

Two NYPD officers shot in the Bronx

The officers killed the suspect but not before they were wounded. They say a woman had called 911 to report an armed Rosales had earlier forced himself into his estranged wife's home. When the sergeants approached the vehicle the suspect was driving, the suspect shot one officer in the face. The gunman also was killed. Tuozzolo is survived by his wife and two young children. Read More »

Trump protesters damage businesses in Oakland


Around the country from NY to Chicago to California, in red states as well as blue, hundreds of demonstrators marched through streets, many for the third straight night though in somewhat smaller numbers. White House officials said that Obama and Trump discussed a range of issues including global hotspots and the president's meetings next week overseas with leaders from Germany, Greece and across the Asia-Pacific. Read More »

Columbia Honors Veterans With 38th Veterans Day Parade

The Springfield's Veterans' Services Department held the annual Veterans Day Parade in Springfield on Friday, November 11. One of the men helping make the parade possible this year is Bob Sarver with the Vietnam Veterans of America 913. Read More »

Heartened By Donald Trump's Call For Unity, Says Barack Obama


During the transition period, the spouse of the president-elect usually meets with White House staff to discuss a range of issues, from interior decor to nitty-gritty household details like which kinds of soaps and deodorants their families prefer, said Kate Andersen Brower, author of two books about the White House, "The Residence" and "First Women". Read More »