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April 28, 2017 7:42 PM Migos Responds to Theft Lawsuit: We're in L.A., Bitch!!!

Migos Response to Theft Lawsuit We're In L.A., Bitch!! Migos pulled the ol' "everyone in L.A. does it" excuse in its legal war with a stylist claiming the group ran off with $20k worth of wardrobe items. The group says they shouldn't be punished with extra damages in the lawsuit brought by stylist Marcus Clark because stuff disappearing from music video 17

April 28, 2017 12:10 PM Seen as a setback to justice, Egypt ratifies judges' law

CAIRO – Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has ratified much-contested legal amendments that effectively give him power over the country's courts, as he will be the one appointing heads of judicial bodies. Those judicial bodies include the Court of Cassation, which was seen as a last refuge for political prisoners. Rights groups condemned the law after 13

April 28, 2017 9:34 AM The First 100 Days: Trump Displays His Napoleon Complex

The “first 100 days” was a dictatorial metaphor from the start. It entered the presidential lexicon in 1933, when journalists likened FDR’s legislative onslaught to Napoleon Bonaparte’s 1815 breakout from Elba and subsequent three-month rampage, ending at Waterloo. Thankfully, President Trump’s first 100 days haven’t been nearly so dramatic. It’s as if Napoleon 17

April 28, 2017 4:28 AM Arkansas carries out fourth execution in eight days, concluding frantic lethal injection schedule

Arkansas executed a death-row inmate late Thursday night in the state’s fourth lethal injection in eight days, concluding a frantic execution schedule officials said was necessary in order to carry out death sentences before one of their drugs expired. The execution of Kenneth Williams, who was convicted of killing a man he fatally shot after escaping 23

April 27, 2017 11:03 PM Woman reported man was abused at home for mentally disabled

FULTON, Mo. – The former guardian for a central Missouri man who police believe was recently found dead in a concrete-encased container said she once called an abuse hotline because she believed he was being mistreated at a home for the mentally disabled. Mary Martin told The Columbia Daily Tribune ) she cared for Carl DeBrodie 14

April 27, 2017 8:43 PM From 0-100: Presidents' first days come at varying speed

WASHINGTON – A president's first 100 days can be a tire-squealing hustle from the starting line (Franklin Roosevelt), a triumph of style over substance (Jimmy Carter), a taste of what's to come (Ronald Reagan) or an ambitious plan of action that gets rudely interrupted by world events (pick a president). Roosevelt came to office in the Great Depression 17

April 27, 2017 8:55 AM Promises, Promises: What Trump Said He Would Do But Hasn’t

President Donald Trump has made little progress on some of his key campaign promises in his first 100 days as president. Of the 10 core goals for his presidency tracked by NBC News, Trump made progress on two, faltered on four, and did little or nothing on the rest. Trump's tangible progress is mostly confined to headline-grabbing executive orders that tackle 18

April 26, 2017 9:02 PM Republicans tell Trump to hold up on NAFTA withdrawal

The Trump administration alarmed Republicans on Wednesday with its consideration of an executive order that could lead to the United States' withdrawal from NAFTA — with some lawmakers warning that such a move would be a "disaster." A draft order has been submitted for final stages of review and could be unveiled late this week or early next, two White 10

April 26, 2017 7:36 PM All the times Trump personally attacked judges — and why his tirades are ‘worse than wrong’

Dealing with another legal blow that blocked another executive order this week, President Trump did something familiar. A White House statement Tuesday about a federal district judge's ruling on Trump's executive order on “sanctuary cities” did not mince words. It emphasized — more than once — that the judge who just ruled against the administration 7

April 26, 2017 3:20 PM After Setback on Sanctuary Cities Order, Trump Attacks ‘Messy’ Federal Courts System

President accuses opponents of targeting a particular judicial district with lawsuits to block his executive actions WASHINGTON—The morning after a judge ruled that President Donald Trump’s executive order threatening to pull funding from so-called sanctuary cities is likely unconstitutional, Mr. Trump criticized the “messy” federal court system and accused