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USA New Trier graduates drown in Wisconsin canoe accident
Author: 0 New Trier graduates drown in Wisconsin canoe accident

A report earlier in the day by Chief Jim Surges of the East Troy Police had said that all four bodies had been recovered, however, that was later updated to indicate two of the men are still missing on the Wisconsin lake. Friends told investigators the men went outside to smoke around 2:30 a.m. Sunday. McQuillan's father told the Chicago Tribune that a relative of one of his son's friends called him Sunday to say Christopher McQuillan was missing.

USA California man shoots three, then killed by own son
Author: 0 California man shoots three, then killed by own son

The son was arrested on suspicion of murder and held in lieu of $1-million bail. According to the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), firearms are the cause of death for more than 33,000 people in the United States every year, a number that includes accidental discharge, murder and suicides.

USA Donald Trump lies, saying 'no more golf' if Bernie Sanders elected president
Author: 0 Donald Trump lies, saying 'no more golf' if Bernie Sanders elected president

So, after dashing through the skywalk and the hotel's kitchen, he addressed hundreds more supporters in a nearby room. "What this campaign is about is understanding that no president, not  Bernie Sanders  not anybody else can solve this nation's problems unless - unless - millions of people, Iowa and across this country begin to stand up and say loudly and clearly: Enough is Enough.

USA Carrie Underwood Performs a Medley for New Yr's Eve 2016!
Author: 0 Carrie Underwood Performs a Medley for New Yr's Eve 2016!

The music continues for three hours before a brief break for local news on the East Coast. Terry Crews and Wendy Williams host from Miami, but the star of the show is a Pitbull. Seacrest now hosts the event under the title " Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest", prompting many to wonder why the show simply didn't change its name to " Ryan Seacrest's New Year's Rockin Eve ".

USA Jeb Bush Blames Obama for Trump's Rise
Author: 0 Jeb Bush Blames Obama for Trump's Rise

Any place'". Republican Gov. Rick Scott supported expanding the Medicaid rolls in 2013, but the Republican House-led by then-Speaker Will Weatherford-blocked that effort (Scott later opposed legislation that would have expanded Medicaid under different conditions).

USA Trump calls Gowdy, Benghazi hearings 'a disaster' for GOP
Author: 0 Trump calls Gowdy, Benghazi hearings 'a disaster' for GOP

Trump criticized Gowdy's performance at an October hearing with Hillary Clinton on the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, during an appearance on " Fox and Friends ". He has also co-hosted town halls with South Carolina Sen. A judge has ordered the review of the financial records of ex-North Charleston police officer Michael Slager upon a request to use public money to pay for the former officer's defense because he is unable to.

USA FBI offers $5000 reward after bacon found at Vegas mosque
Author: 0 FBI offers $5000 reward after bacon found at Vegas mosque

Authorities call it a desecration of the Islamic worship center. Officials caught the man tossing bacon at the backdoor of the mosque on camera. Surveillance video shows a man meticulously wrapping the raw meat around the handles early Sunday morning.

USA Texas grocery giant HEB posts signs banning open carry
Author: 0 Texas grocery giant HEB posts signs banning open carry

The state's top hamburger retailer, Whataburger, announced they would prohibit openly carried handguns from their stores, shortly after the legislation was signed into law by Texas Governor Greg Abbott , Breitbart Texas reported. "We've had many customers and employees tell us they're uncomfortable being around someone with a visible firearm who is not a member of law enforcement", Atkinson said.

USA New Orleans votes to remove Confederate, Civil War monuments
Author: 0 New Orleans votes to remove Confederate, Civil War monuments

He suggested the statues be moved to a more suitable space like a museum. How did we get to a point where those who don't want to see belligerent white supremacists on pedestals are asked to prove that taking down the monuments will bring about a new millennium? The monuments include statues of Robert E.

USA Miss Universe contest 'biased? India's Urvashi Rautela claims so
Author: 0 Miss Universe contest 'biased? India's Urvashi Rautela claims so

The comedian was responsible for a truly awkward television moment when he wrongly announced Miss Colombia Ariadna Gutierrez-Arévalo as the victor during the pageant on Sunday. Urvashi, who was born in Kotdwar in Uttarakhand, could not make it to the final 15 in the competition, which saw Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach of the Philippines being crowned as Miss Universe 2015 after some stage drama.

Author: 0 Burglary tools found in U-Haul connected to suspect

Both the injured officer and Goetting were taken to Eden Hospital. Spokeswoman Denisse Gonzalez said officers approached Goetting in a parking area at the Hayward station about 11:15 a.m. The boy said he was so close that he able to see Goetting had at least two or three bullet wounds - on his hip and on his side. Goetting had surgery and was listed in stable condition.

Author: 0 Texans QB Hoyer turns to acupuncture in recovery

Bill O'Brien said Hoyer was back and cleared to practice but is still in the concussion protocol. Houston will likely again go with former Cleveland Brown and Dallas Cowboy Brandon Weeden under center in the Texans' road game versus the Titans.

USA Republican candidates clash over IS in debate
Author: 0 Republican candidates clash over IS in debate

When Trump did modify his behavior-choosing not to attack Sen. Rubio stands in third with 17 percent. The two sparred Tuesday night on stage over the new USA Freedom Act - legislation Cruz supported and Rubio opposed. Dunn says current frontrunner Donald Trump held his ground during the debate but probably didn't endear himself to anyone other than his current supporters.

USA Donald Trump extends national lead in GOP race, new poll says
Author: 0 Donald Trump extends national lead in GOP race, new poll says

Ted Cruz (Texas) was considered a heavyweight. Rubio is spending most of his time hitting Cruz , in the developing battle for Iowa , amid Ben Carson's fade. In December, 46% of Republicans now see a "better chance" of winning the presidency with Trump as nominee. Among voters who said they would support Trump, 63 percent said that they would not change their minds, while 36 percent remained open to persuasion.

USA Congress tucked CISA inside last night's budget bill
Author: 0 Congress tucked CISA inside last night's budget bill

A long-stalled cybersecurity information-sharing bill hitched a ride on the omnibus package posted early on December 16, leaving privacy-minded opponents of the bill crestfallen as backers sighed in relief. It allows for more data sharing between the public and private sector while shielding companies from liability. Negotiators also faced a tight deadline, as they were hoping to wrap up the process and have the bill on President Obama's desk by the end of the year.

USA Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz Clash, Showing GOP Divide on Security
Author: 0 Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz Clash, Showing GOP Divide on Security

These forces largely and often loudly oppose immigration leniency; indeed many are on board with Trump's provocative calls for mass deportation and a bar on Muslim arrivals. Ted Cruz has never reached 25 percent in a national poll tracked by RCP , though. Thirty-five percent for Trump and 14 percent for Rubio are about equal to what each of those candidates is pulling in national polls lately.

USA School lunch employee gives lunch to student, loses job
Author: 0 School lunch employee gives lunch to student, loses job

A Facebook page called "Give Dalene Bowden her job back" with the statement, "This is frightful!!!!" "I'm afraid that they would just make my life miserable and then try to set me up, or get rid of me some other way". News outlets from the liberal-leaning ThinkProgress to Glenn Beck's The Blaze have written about the woman's plight and the issue of school lunches for hungry students.

USA Wisconsin mayor called to retract Facebook statement calling President Obama a Muslim
Author: 0 Wisconsin mayor called to retract Facebook statement calling President Obama a Muslim

Superior's mayor has come under fire for calling President Barack Obama a Muslim in a Facebook comment that was critical of both the president and the first lady. Fox News's local affiliate said that pressure is now mounting against Hagen in Superior over the post. "First of all, I am not resigning", Hagen told the Superior Telegram on Tuesday.

USA Downton Abbey: Gordon Ramsay Auditions in Charity Promo
Author: 0 Downton Abbey: Gordon Ramsay Auditions in Charity Promo

Seriously, like a total loss of perspective. In the video, Lady Edith, her father Lord Grantham and Isobel Crawley act as three hard judges. Still, the sprightly octogenarian isn't deterred and gives it the full jazz hands, impressing Lady Edith who marks him a 10, as does Grantham.

USA Trump, Carson bristle at talk of brokered Republican convention
Author: 0 Trump, Carson bristle at talk of brokered Republican convention

Now, candidate Ben Carson has joined Trump in the assurance of his own departure from the Republican Party, moving forward.  Ted Cruz  and others, have competed for a fractured party base. Carson was third in the Iowa  poll  with 13 percent support. Both Trump and Carson have pledged to support the Republican nominee for president. Republican Party stalwarts discussed  the possibility  of brokering the convention at a Washington dinner held by Republican National Committee Chairman Reince ...

USA Jimmy Kimmel tries his best (but fails) to reason with Donald Trump
Author: 0 Jimmy Kimmel tries his best (but fails) to reason with Donald Trump

The OpinionSavvy survey of 555 likely primary voters, all contacted Wednesday, found Trump with 29.7 percent support. I oppose legalization for illegal aliens. Bush's offensive against Trump may not pay dividends: Only 9 percent said Bush won the debate, while 30 percent - a plurality - said they thought he performed the worst.

USA Rams game bumps big night on 'Big Bang Theory'
Author: 0 Rams game bumps big night on 'Big Bang Theory'

Louis Rams-Tampa Bay Buccaneers game instead. The airing of the game will bump new episodes of four CBS comedies and the drama "Elementary," which have been rescheduled. Amy wants him to give her his gift first. With this astonishing news, Penny and Bernadette drop hints during their birthday preparations with Amy. After two unrealistic ideas, his third option is to "have coitus with her", to which Penny instantly crushes her wine glass in shock.

Author: 0 Pete Carroll not ruling out Marshawn Lynch's return to ailing Seahawks

Wilson threw five touchdown passes, three to Doug Baldwin , and Seattle wore down the injury-depleted Baltimore Ravens 35-6 Sunday for its fourth straight victory. It marked another superb game for the wide out who has snagged nine touchdowns in his last five contests. Really, the best way around whatever issues facing the offense is to have the Seattle defense continuing to play as it has the past two weeks.

Author: 0 Keurig sold for $14 billion to private-equity firm

However, JAB sees much value in Keurig and offered $92 per share, which as of the close of business last Friday represented a premium of over 78%. Coke bought a 10 percent stake in Keurig last year and added to its holding this year. " Keurig Green Mountain will operate as an independent entity to ensure it will further build on its coffee and technology strength", Bart Becht, JAB's chairman, said in a statement.

USA It looks like Chris Christie is making a comeback
Author: 0 It looks like Chris Christie is making a comeback

Marco Rubio (Fla.) hold the top spots in the primary contest in New Hampshire with 32 and 14 percent of the vote, respectively. Echoing the findings of earlier polls , voters surveyed continue to express a preference for a president who comes "from outside the political establishment" - 46 percent said they favored this trait, while 37 percent said they wanted someone "with experience in elected office".

USA Lawmakers call for expulsion of Citadel cadets
Author: 0 Lawmakers call for expulsion of Citadel cadets

ABC 4 says the woman noticed that the man's Snapchat account included images of white men dressed in white hoods with eyeholes cut out, along with a man in a Citadel sweatshirt - so she saved a copy and posted it online.

USA AP adds up Clinton cash from financial services since 2001
Author: 0 AP adds up Clinton cash from financial services since 2001

Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton wrapped up her second visit to Reno last night with a large organizing rally where she focused on several issues important to northern Nevada. -H. She has also said that if troops had been deployed earlier, we could have prevented a security vacuum that was filled by the Islamic State. Clinton has the support of many key Minnesota Democrats, including Gov.

USA Bill Murray's Netflix Special, A Very Murray Christmas, in GIFs
Author: 0 Bill Murray's Netflix Special, A Very Murray Christmas, in GIFs

Trapped in a hotel during a blizzard (NYC's Carlyle, specifically), Murray starts off despondent over the fact that he's contractually obligated to play ringleader for a live holiday special in which no stars have arrived. Is she announcing some kind of retirement, is it just one of her amusing jokes, or could it be a promise she'll come back on like many in show business seem to do? "I really liked her", Clooney said.

Author: 0 Hillary Clinton maintains lead over Bernie Sanders in Iowa

Jake Quinn, an uncommitted Democratic superdelegate from North Carolina,  said  he was concerned about Mrs. Clinton's willingness to clamp down on Wall Street malfeasance. Sanders vehemently denied that his comment was sexist and when the issue came up in the second debate earlier this month, he said: "The problem is...

USA Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton: Sanders Campaign Dubs Clinton's Family Tax
Author: 0 Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton: Sanders Campaign Dubs Clinton's Family Tax

Democrat Hillary Clinton on Tuesday won the endorsement of the 500,000-member Laborers' International Union of North America, bolstering her lead for the party's nomination in the November 2016 presidential race. Her plan promised to "demand a stop to excessive profiteering and marketing by denying tax breaks for direct-to-consumer advertising and demanding that drug companies invest in R&D in exchange for taxpayer support - rather than marketing or excessive profits".

USA University of IL at Chicago student threatened to kill 16 white
Author: 0 University of IL at Chicago student threatened to kill 16 white

Although authorities said the threat was credible enough to investigate, when he appeared in court, prosecutors said he did not have the resources to carry out the threat and they do not consider him a threat, the Tribune reported. Phillip Rutherford, Dean's uncle, told reporters that his nephew was never serious about an attack and had done something "silly" and "stupid" because he'd had too much time on his hands.

USA Hillary Clinton lays out differences with Obama on fighting Islamic State
Author: 0 Hillary Clinton lays out differences with Obama on fighting Islamic State

Even with the air campaign, more ground forces would be needed to defeat IS, she said, but she suggested that the bulk of the fighting should be carried out by local forces. She said, "Once and for all, the Saudis, the Qataris and others need to stop their citizens from directly funding extremist organizations.  The Iraqi government must embrace arming Kurdish and Sunni fighters in the war against ISIS, "but if Baghdad won't do that, the coalition should do so directly ", Clinton said.

USA NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders
Author: 0 NASCAR Sprint Cup Leaders

Given the cast of characters, an emotional finish is just about guaranteed no matter who comes out on top. The race was scheduled for early Sunday afternoon, but a rain shower before the start spoiled the day. Earnhardt's third victory of the season would have been more satisfying had it propelled him into the Chase finals on November 22 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida, but by the segmented winnowing-out process known as the Chase , Earnhardt had already been eliminated from title ...

USA Trump Said American Muslims Cheered on 9/11
Author: 0 Trump Said American Muslims Cheered on 9/11

In the days since, Trump has only doubled down on the claim, intensifying his rhetoric and calling for a return to waterboarding . As TPM noted , it's instead doing the opposite. Except, that doesn't make any sense. 78% of all Americans believe there should stricter screening of refugees. Trump is by far the leader on the economy, judged best able to handle it by 49% of Republicans - far ahead of Cruz's second-place showing at 11%.

USA Kansas, Vanderbilt routs lead to Maui Invitational championship game
Author: 0 Kansas, Vanderbilt routs lead to Maui Invitational championship game

A Maui championship is a fitting prelude to competing for an SEC championship , and the sky's the limit beyond a conference title. Just like four years ago in Maui, Kansas was set to roll over UCLA in the tournament semifinals. The Jayhawks entered Wednesday's championship game having drained 43 of 93 three-point attempts in four games this season. The Tigers opened the game on an 11-4 run and had another 14-4 stretch in the middle of the first half .

USA Big Ten: Nebraska Huskers vs No. 4 Iowa Hawkeyes Preview
Author: 0 Big Ten: Nebraska Huskers vs No. 4 Iowa Hawkeyes Preview

As one of the only two undefeated teams left in all of the Football Bowl Subdivision, the Hawkeyes need only worry about their games. Nebraska completed the road portion of its Big Ten schedule with a 9-1 record after a 3-1 win at Michigan last Saturday.

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