8 Wedding To-Dos You’re Dreading That Aren’t That Bad

ISTOCK When it comes to wedding planning, there's the fun stuff, and then there's the necessary stuff—aka those items on your checklist you might be putting off or simply dreading, dentist-style. These will differ for everyone, of course, but here are a few you might be stressing over—and why there's really no reason to. 1. Making Your Budget [...]

2019-03-21T02:10:32+00:00March 21st, 2019|

Judge reaffirms blocking Trump’s transgender military ban

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (0) Transgender people can continue serving in the military after a judge upheld her earlier injunction that blocks the Trump administration's policy. Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo March 20 (UPI) -- Less than a month before the Pentagon planned to ban most transgender people from the military, a federal judge this week [...]

2019-03-20T16:54:27+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Robert Kraft offered deal to drop prostitution charges

By Danielle Haynes  (0) New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft has until March 28 to decide whether to take the deal. File Photo by Kamil Krzaczynski/UPI | License Photo March 19 (UPI) -- Florida prosecutors said Tuesday they offered to drop charges against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft if he admits he would have been proven guilty at trial. Palm [...]

2019-03-20T02:16:47+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Supreme Court: U.S. can arrest deportation-eligible immigrants years after crime

By Danielle Haynes  (1) The Supreme Court's decision overturned a ruling by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on a statute about when immigrants who committed crimes making them eligible for deportation must be arrested. File Photo by Kevin Dietsch/UPI | License Photo March 19 (UPI) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday ruled that federal authorities can arrest [...]

2019-03-20T02:08:14+00:00March 20th, 2019|

Historic flooding kills 3 as more rain approaches Midwest

By Nicholas Sakelaris  (1) Gov. Pete Ricketts and Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac, the adjutant general for the Nebraska National Guard, conduct an aerial observation of the historic flooding conditions in portions of northeast Nebraska on Friday. Photo by Staff Sgt. Herschel Talley/Nebraska National Guard/UPI | License Photo March 18 (UPI) -- The Midwest is bracing for more [...]

2019-03-18T14:39:35+00:00March 18th, 2019|

FRESHMAN REPUBLICAN SENATOR WANTS TO GET CONGRESS OUT OF A RUT BY TAKING AWAY A PRIZED CASH COW

Freshman Sens. Rick Scott of Florida and Mike Braun of Indiana are the cosponsors of the Banning Lobbying and Safeguarding Trust (BLAST) Act. Scott and Braun want to put an end to lawmakers stepping into the so-called “revolving door of K Street” — using their connections to become well-heeled lobbyists once they are out of [...]

2019-03-18T14:28:30+00:00March 18th, 2019|

Iran sentences Navy vet Michael White to 10 years

By Clyde Hughes  (1) The Iranian Foreign Ministry's spokesman Bahram Ghasemi initially said in January that U.S. Navy veteran Michael White faced a private lawsuit, but he was sentenced this week on other charges. Photo by Abedin Taherkenareh/EPA March 16 (UPI) -- Iranian authorities sentenced U.S. Navy veteran Michael White to 10 years in prison for allegedly insulting [...]

2019-03-17T14:12:30+00:00March 17th, 2019|

Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign staff first to unionize

By Allen Cone  (2) Sen. Bernie Sanders waves to supporters while standing next to wife Jane O'Meara Sanders after he speaks at his first event of his 2020 presidential campaign at Brooklyn College in New York City on March 2. Photo by John Angelillo/UPI | License Photo March 16 (UPI) -- Sen. Bernie Sanders' campaign staff members have [...]

2019-03-17T14:07:21+00:00March 17th, 2019|

Suspect in custody in death of reputed Gambino family boss

By Allen Cone  (1) Reputed mob boss Frank Cali, shown in a 2008 photo released by the Italian Police Press Office, was shot outside his New York City home and later died. Photo courtesy Italian Police/EPA March 16 (UPI) -- A 24-year-old man was taken into custody Saturday morning in connection with the killing three days [...]

2019-03-17T14:01:33+00:00March 17th, 2019|

Parked car falls through garage floor in Missouri

By Ben Hooper  (0) March 15 (UPI) -- A Missouri man who heard a loud noise outside his home was shocked to discover his car had fallen through the floor of the garage.Willard Ralls said he was eating dinner before 4 p.m. Wednesday at his Kansas City home when he heard the crashing noise coming from his [...]

2019-03-16T14:27:39+00:00March 16th, 2019|