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  • Trump administration appealing halt of revised travel ban

    (CNN) — The Justice Department has filed a notice to appeal a Hawaii-based federal judge’s ruling that indefinitely halted core portions of the President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban. Two weeks ago, US District Court Judge Derrick Watson blocked the executive order on the grounds that it likely violates the Establishment Clause of the Constitution by disfavoring Muslims. But Watson’s initial decision was only a limited freeze of the executive order through a temporary restraining order. As a result, the […]

  • Major fire breaks out on I-85, near GA-400 ramp in Atlanta Atlanta, GA (WGCL) — Part of Interstate 85 collapsed Thursday afternoon after a major fire burned under the roadway overpass. The 2-alarm fire burned Thursday afternoon on I-85 near Georgia 400 in Atlanta. After the fire burned for about 45 minutes part of the roadway collapsed. CBS46 is working to determine whether anyone was injured. Atlanta Police said the fire is being caused by piles of electrical wiring that is burning under the I-85 overpass near the Lindbergh MARTA […]

  • Facebook launches personal fundraising tool

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Watch out, GoFundMe. You have some big new competition in the fundraising space. Facebook announced Thursday it will expand its charitable giving tools to include personal fundraisers. The campaigns will allow people 18 and older to raise money for themselves, a friend — or someone or something not on Facebook, like a pet. Previously, the company allowed users to raise money only for nonprofits. Personal fundraisers will launch in the United States over the next few […]

  • AT&T to build broadband network for first responders

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — More than a decade after the 9/11 Commission recommended creating a public safety network for first responders, the government is moving forward with a plan to make it happen. The Department of Commerce has selected AT&T for a contract to build out a national broadband network to help first responders communicate and coordinate in times of crisis. FirstNet, an independent group at the Commerce Department, will kick in $6.5 billion over the next five years and […]

  • Storm chasers killed in crash while tracking Texas tornado

    (CNN) — The three storm chasers pursued the raging tornadoes for years. When others fled, they drove closer to the spinning winds. That’s what they were doing Tuesday, when their two cars rammed into each other 5 miles west of the Texas city of Spur. All three men died, officials said. The incident happened when a black Suburban traveling north ran through a stop sign and collided with a Jeep traveling west, according to Sgt. John Gonzalez of the Texas […]

  • DNC chair asks for staff resignations as overhaul begins

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — Newly installed Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez has asked all he committee’s staffers to submit their resignations by April 15 as he begins an overhaul of the party’s organization. The house-cleaning move means Perez can start from scratch as he remakes a DNC that was rocked by hacks, accusations of favoritism and leadership shakeups during the 2016 campaign. “This is longstanding precedent at the DNC and has happened during multiple chair transitions,” DNC spokeswoman Xochitl Hinjosa […]

  • Police: Driver nearly runs over cops near Capitol; shots fired

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — A woman drove into a vehicle Wednesday morning and nearly ran over Capitol Police officers near the Capitol building, and shots were fired during the incident, authorities said. The incident is being treated as a criminal matter and has no apparent connections to terrorism, Capitol Police said. There are no reported injuries. The incident happened on Independence Avenue SW around 9:30 a.m. ET, a spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police Department said. Officers noticed an “erratic driver,” and […]

  • Family friendly cannabis club open in California

    Modesto, Calif. – Some families are actually finding hope in dope! A new “kid-friendly” cannabis club has just opened up in Modesto, California. Kids like 8-year-old Zoe Ridenour who suffers from ADHDADD extreme said the drug is improving their lives. Just a few drops of the cannabis infused oil a day and a year and a half later there’s been a vast improvement. “I went up 4 grade levels in school,” said Ridenour. Her mother Sherry Poe said that life […]

  • Father of Maryland rape suspect detained by ICE

    CNN) — The father of a high school rape suspect was arrested Friday after it was discovered he was in the United States unlawfully, according to a statement from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. Adolfo Sanchez-Reyes, a 43-year-old from Guatemala, is detained in Jessup, Maryland, and has been ordered to appear in immigration court, said Matthew Bourke, a spokesman for ICE. He was arrested “after a review of his immigration history revealed he was unlawfully present in the United States,” […]