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Mark Cuban Says Westbrook Doesn't Belong Anywhere in The MVP Conversation

What about Russell Westbrook? Westbrook leads the National Basketball Association in scoring (31.7 points per game), ranks third in assists (10.1) and 12th in rebounding (10.7). "The criteria hasn't changed". The Rockets now sit with a 44-19 record and hold the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference thanks to Harden averaging 28.8 points, 11.3 assists, and 8.0 rebounds under new head coach Mike D'Antoni. Read More

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AG Sessions to Recuse Himself From Investigating Trump Ties …

AG Sessions to Recuse Himself From Investigating Trump Ties …

Last month, Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security advisor, resigned for lying about improperly discussing US sanctions on Russian Federation with Kislyak before Donald Trump's inauguration. In retrospect, I should have slowed down and said I did meet one Russian official a couple of times ". Flynn was forced to resign for misleading the Trump administration over his separate communications with Kislyak. Read More

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Former Stockton mayor accused of grad theft, embezzlement

Former Stockton mayor accused of grad theft, embezzlement

Sawyer said Silva's arrest is about financial matters and is not related to his arrest in Amador County past year. Silva left for vacation to the South American country on Wednesday, the day before the arrest warrant was issued. The felony charges were later dropped to misdemeanors. Silva was president of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Stockton when it lost its charter in 2013. Read More

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As Governor, Mike Pence Used an AOL Email Account

As Governor, Mike Pence Used an AOL Email Account

Vice President Mike Pence used his personal AOL account to email top advisers for official business while serving as the governor of IN, according to a report by the Indianapolis Star newspaper on Thursday. He moved to a different AOL account with additional security measures, but has since stopped using the new personal account, Mr Lotter said. FBI Director James Comey, however, said Clinton and her colleagues were "careless" with classified information. Read More

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Violence breaks out at pro-Trump rally in Berkeley

Violence breaks out at pro-Trump rally in Berkeley

Hundreds of people joined the local event at Davenport Guns. Tensions escalated when both groups started voicing their opinions about President Trump's political agenda, according to CNN affiliate KRON. Some men were seen walking through the Raleigh crowd carrying a Trump flag as well as a Confederate flag. The organizers say they picked up another thousand at La Carreta restaurant several blocks away. Read More

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Church briefs: March 4-10

Clair community) on Sunday, March 19 at 6 p.m. Dannie Bell is pastor. Guests for the 3:30 p.m. worship will be Pastor Roosevelt "Buck" DeShazer and the congregation of Progressive Missionary Baptist Church , of Wichita. Guest speaker: Pastor Lee A. Edwards, Kingdom Life Fellowship, McKinney. Bean Station Baptist Temple, 361 Crossroads Drive, Bean Station, will host a youth meeting on Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. Read More

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Surprise! Giraffe born after birth control fails

Surprise! Giraffe born after birth control fails

Giraffes are pregnant for 15 months, according to Animal Adventure Park . "Because of the great training by our animal care staff, we have several giraffes that are now trained to voluntarily give blood donations", says Dr. As much as fans love April, some are starting to get really irritated waiting on her baby to arrive - but that calf is gonna come when it's good and ready and nothing can rush them! First off, rude: This "thing" has a name and it is April and she is handsome. Read More

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Pro-Trump rally draws hundreds in QC

Pro-Trump rally draws hundreds in QC

This comes after recent rallies and marches against trump and against his policies. "We are here in unity, in one unified voice, to say thank you and show our support for our 45th president of the United States of America", said Ruthie Hendrycks, founder of Minnesotans Seeking Immigration Reform. Read More

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Long Island weather: High wind advisory, dropping temps Thursday

Long Island weather: High wind advisory, dropping temps Thursday

Today's high will be near 19 with a 20 percent chance of snow showers between 1 and 4 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 62. South wind 8 to 18 miles per hour, with gusts as high as 29 miles per hour. Saturday .Sunny, with a high near 68. South, southwest wind around 6 miles per hour. Friday night: Mostly clear with a low around 45. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 51. Read More

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Body next to Flatrock River identified as missing Indianapolis woman

Body next to Flatrock River identified as missing Indianapolis woman

Lt. Harris would not elaborate any further than to call this a death investigation and did not say how Watts may have died, where specifically along the river where her body was found or if there were any people of interest in the case. Watts is described as 5 feet 6 inches tall and 110 pounds with blonde hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing black stretch trousers and a gray shirt. Read More

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Court rules Wyoming wolves be taken off Endangered Species List

Court rules Wyoming wolves be taken off Endangered Species List

Fish and Wildlife Service under the Obama administration should not have moved to remove endangered-species protection for wolves based on promises from Wyoming that it would not harm them in certain areas. "The record demonstrates that the Service reasonably and adequately responded to concerns about the reliability of Wyoming's management plan", the court said in the opinion. Read More

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Malaysia: Tattoos confirm body of Kim Jong Nam

Both say they were duped into thinking they were taking part in a harmless prank. Police in Malaysia have not said that North Korea planned or carried out the murder. The investigators worked on matching tattoos on the man's body with Jong Nam's documented history, enabling them to draw direct links to the victim, the New Straits Times reported. Read More

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Trump furious that Sessions recused himself

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions will provide a written explanation about his contacts with the Russian ambassador during last year's presidential campaign, the Justice Department said late on March 3. The White House confirmed the meetings took place but insisted Sessions had done nothing inappropriate and dismissed the revelations as a partisan attack. Read More

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SW Florida weather: Expect a breezy weekend ahead

SW Florida weather: Expect a breezy weekend ahead

Low temperatures will be in the mid to upper 30s early Friday morning. Your weekend forecast will feature increasing clouds Saturday . No significant rain or snow expected. Look for partly cloudy skies Monday . Temperatures on Friday will top out near 40 degrees, but with a strong wind at times will once again feel colder than that. Read More

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Trump keeps giving mixed messages on immigration

Trump's speech - for example, in his glossing over precisely what "historic tax reform" his administration would introduce to enable USA companies to be competitive the world over. But in a long report , they conclude that the evidence is hopelessly mixed and simply doesn't support the idea that immigrants commit more crimes than anyone else. Read More

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Trump administration 'could separate women & children arriving at Mexican border'

Trump administration 'could separate women & children arriving at Mexican border'

A report from Associated Press earlier this week said that a draft intelligence assessment from Homeland Security was shot down by the Trump administration. The ban is now stalled in the courts, but the White House has pledged to release a new executive order eventually to replace it. And she thinks she knows the reason why they've continued to delay issuing a new ban. Read More

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Reasons Mike Pence's EmailGate Is Nothing Compared to Hillary Clinton's

Reasons Mike Pence's EmailGate Is Nothing Compared to Hillary Clinton's

The IndyStar report said 29 pages of the emails were released late last week, although other records were withheld because they were considered confidential and too sensitive for public scrutiny. Some said that the two actions were very different, and noted that Pence would not have had access to the same kind of federally classified information that Clinton did when she was secretary of state. Read More

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The Buzz: Vanity store to close in mall

The Buzz: Vanity store to close in mall

Vanity will close its Fox River Mall store following a bankruptcy filing by its parent company, Vanity Shop of Grand Forks, Inc. The Logan store, located near the front of the Cache Valley Mall main entrance, will close along with Utah locations in Sandy, Layton, Ogden and four locations in Idaho. Read More

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Week's Tornado Count in Arkansas at 7

The National Weather Service said some of the storms could pack winds up to 80 miles per hour as they come through the area today. The network of spotters is now around 400,000 people across the United States, but Hurley says as that number grows, so does the confidence in people to get closer to the storm. Read More

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'Secret' Obamacare Plan Leads Lawmakers on Hunt Across Capitol

'Secret' Obamacare Plan Leads Lawmakers on Hunt Across Capitol

But while GOP leaders say they haven't yet finalized the bill, conservatives believe the legislation is being drafted in secret, out-of-view from them and the American people. Paul of Kentucky, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah - have objected to the House GOP approach, on top of centrists who are anxious about unwinding Obamacare's expansion of Medicaid for the poor or defunding Planned Parenthood over its abortion practice as part of the draft plan. Read More

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Philando Castile's girlfriend arrested in alleged hammer assault

Philando Castile's girlfriend arrested in alleged hammer assault

Anthony police officer in Falcon Heights. The woman who broadcast the fatal police shooting of her fiancé, Philando Castile, on Facebook was arrested Thursday for possibly beating a woman with a hammer. Online court records do not list an attorney who could comment on Reynolds' behalf. In a criminal complaint filed by Washington County prosecutors, the 24-year-old victim told St. Read More

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Chelsea Clinton and Kellyanne Conway Share a Surprising Warm Moment on Twitter

Chelsea Clinton and Kellyanne Conway Share a Surprising Warm Moment on Twitter

Asked at one point by O'Donnell if there was anything that would make her leave the White House, Conway says it would be her children. "You know, this whole sisterhood, this whole "let's go march for women's rights" and you know, just constantly talking about what women look like or what they wear or making fun of their choices or presuming that they're not as powerful as the men around", Conway said. Read More

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The Russian hacking saga

American law enforcement and intelligence agencies intercepted the communications around the same time they were discovering evidence Russian Federation was trying to disrupt the presidential election by hacking into the Democratic National Committee. Read More

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Watch Vice President Pence's Full Speech in Janesville

Watch Vice President Pence's Full Speech in Janesville

Pence said Trump and Ryan have a close partnership that will benefit Americans "for generations to come". The U.S. refugee program was also halted. Although it's traditional for US Presidents and Vice Presidents to deliver commencement addresses each spring, the White House has yet to announce any such commitments for President Donald Trump in 2017. Read More

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GOP lawmakers in Senate approve 'personhood' bill

The legislation - which women's health organizations called "extreme and reckless" - declared life is "protected from the moment of conception" so a fertilized egg is "accorded the same rights and protections guaranteed to all persons". Democrats like Representative Vicki Lensing of Iowa City say the proposal will "disenfranchise" 85-thousand disabled, elderly and minority voters in Iowa who do not have a driver's license. Read More

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