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Authorities: Lawsuit against Uber by shooting suspect bogus Authorities: Lawsuit against Uber by shooting suspect bogus
- March 18, 2016

But the complaint is a sham, Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Pali Matyas told NBC affiliate WOOD-TV in an email that was also confirmed to NBC News. The lawsuit envelope bore a Philadelphia postmark but did contain his jail inmate number, which can be obtained from the county jail website. (more...)
State's legal fees in Flint water crisis climb to $1.2 million
- March 17, 2016

Snyder's spokesman Ari Adler said that the Warner, Norcross & Judd of Grand Rapids, which is being paid up to $800,000, will search and process and produce "large quantities" of emails and documents. A federal state of emergency has been declared in Flint due to risky levels of contamination in the water supply. We won't know until the Michigan Freedom of Information Act is expanded to cover the governor's office and the state Legislature. (more...)
Ben Higgins is engaged, a new Bachelorette is announced Ben Higgins is engaged, a new Bachelorette is announced
- March 17, 2016

JoJo , on the other hand, will be the first Bachelorette of Persian descent. My parents enjoyed them both, and I think - I've seen the episode that aired [Monday] and I think that's very accurate to how I felt about the situation, was I think everybody was just kind of like, 'Yeah, we agree, they are great women. (more...)
Montana delegation responds to Obama's Supreme Court nomination
- March 17, 2016

President Obama has said numerous times that it is his constitutional duty to nominate a replacement for Scalia. "The Senate will appropriately revisit the matter when it considers the qualifications of the nominee the next president nominees, whoever that might be", the Kentucky senator said. (more...)
Ex-officials point fingers at hearing on Flint water crisis
- March 17, 2016

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said there was plenty of blame to go around. "You screwed up, and you messed up people's lives". "We emphatically and urgently told the MDEQ [Michigan Department of Environmental Quality] that it was important to implement corrosion control as soon as possible", Hedman told the Congressional committee Tuesday. (more...)
There will be riots if I'm denied Republican presidential nomination
- March 17, 2016

According to a new poll, 27 percent of respondents would cut their losses and leave the US if Trump is elected president. The governor and former congressman took dozens of the delegates Mr Trump needs to be automatically appointed as his party's candidate in July. (more...)