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MSU's Suzy Merchant takes medical leave of absence

Following Saturday's (Jan. 14) game at Rutgers, Merchant remained in New Jersey to undergo more testing at a local hospital after experiencing similar symptoms that she felt during a January 1 home contest against IL. 2-ranked Notre Dame at the Breslin Center in East Lansing on December 20, 2016. Agugua coached the team against Purdue earlier this month when Merchant missed a game. Read More »

Pro-life women banned from anti-Trump Women's March on Washington

Similarly, Herndon-De La Rosa told The Atlantic her group's members are "true feminists" and said it would look bad for any pro-life group to protest women instead of supporting them. The Women's March on Washington's message could not be clearer: "women" does not include pro-life women or women in the womb. "We apologize for this error". Read More »

Kate Mara and Jamie Bell are officially engaged

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The couple were previously rumoured to be engaged previous year, but when asked about the rumours Mara laughed, while Bell gave a direct "No". The actress tweeted out a photo of herself on January 8 wearing what appeared to be an engagement ring. Read More »

Seven-day local weather forecast for January 15 through January 21

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Flooding is expected to recede early this week, said Chris Hintz, meteorologist and forecaster for the National Weather Service in Sacramento. Tuesday: Rain or freezing rain likely before 10am, then rain. Tuesday: A slight chance of rain after 4pm. Low around 37. Southeast wind 10 to 15 miles per hour. Chance of precipitation is 90%. New rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible. Read More »

Georgia gun store owner shoots, kills robbery suspect

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Surveillance footage at Dixie Gun and Pawn in Mableton, Georgia, showed the moment the would-be criminal and an accomplice stormed into the store dressed in ski masks. He landed two shots on one of the robbers who was instantly floored while the other ran away. "Get down on the floor, get down on the floor or I'll kill you", Groover said the suspects demanded. Read More »

Now We Know Why Obama's Youngest Daughter Wasn't At His Farewell Speech

The Obama family will move into an eight-bedroom, nine-and-a-half-bathroom home in the exclusive Kalorama neighborhood until their youngest graduates from school, according to Town & Country magazine. The speech carried the " hopeful " and " forward-looking " tones that White House officials told CNN to expect, but there was a point during which Obama was interrupted by boos from the crowd. Read More »

I will join politics soon, says Jayalalithaa's niece Deepa Jayakumar

Great number of group gathering before Deepa Jayakumar's home each day. There are several banners which graphically depict Deepa giving a bouquet to Jayalalithaa. Looking similar to her aunt in appearance but unsure of herself, the political novice said she has the responsibility to protect Amma's name and reputation. Read More »

Season 3 of The Man in the High Castle Greenlit

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Additionally, the series has found new leadership in Eric Overmyer (Bosch, The Affair), who'll take on the role of showrunner. However, the Amazon series also appears to have a brighter future with " Bosch " executive producer Eric Overmyer at the helm. Read More »

Mother killed in ski lift accident

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The chair remained attached to the cable, according to witnesses. The last fatal fall in Colorado, which accounts for more than a fifth of skier visits nationwide, happened in 2002 when the manager of Winter Park Ski Resort fell about 15 feet from a lift after suffering seizure-like symptoms. Read More »

Todd Fisher: Debbie Reynolds didn't die of a broken heart

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He said relatives were gathering over the weekend to firm up funeral arrangements, including dates. The festive season is usually a time of great joy, but at the very end of 2016, our hearts were filled with sadness for the loss of three inspiring showbiz icons - George Michael, Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds . Read More »

Donald Trump, Melania receive standing ovation at Christmas Eve mass

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Trump has bemoaned the increased use of the term "Happy Holidays" in place of "Merry Christmas" as a sign that Christianity is under attack. In 2005, the Trumps were married at Bethesda-by-the-Sea - they held their reception at Mar-a-Lago, Trump's private club about three miles down the coastline - and a year later they christened their son, Barron, in the sanctuary. Read More »

Sheena Bora murder case: Indrani Mukherjea wants to share her wealth

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In its reply to the court, the CBI also annexed an e-mail written by Indrani's son Mikhail to the agency saying that he doesn't want her to visit Guwahati. After Indrani murdered Sheena on April 24, 2012, she went to the Taj Lands End hotel in Bandra (W), and then returned to her Worli flat, where she mixed sedatives in Mekhail's drink and tried to kill him, the police allege. Read More »

What happens to ISIS fighters when they are captured

The offensive to free Mosul of IS mil. "We have seen the whole organization collapsing in terms of standing in the face of our own armed forces", al-Abadi said in an interview with the Associated Press . Another five suicide auto bombs exploded when his men fired at them before they reached their targets, he added. A healthcare worker said militants had forcibly taken over an office at the clinic and that several had been there at the time of the attack, along with about 50 patients. Read More »

15-year-old Mathew Borges pleads not guilty in decapitation of classmate

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According to the police's statements, the boy was declared missing by his family back in November. Paulino said the family did not know Borges and did not consider him to be a close friend of her son. "This is obviously shocking and disconcerting news". "Nobody deserves this. It's awful to think about, to even remotely think about". The teen's death shook the Lawrence community. Read More »

Vladimir Putin Ready To Get Very Friendly With Donald Trump

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The Journal Star asked Peter Oster, Annie Himes and Joshua Valdez - all of whom are now teaching in Russia or other former Soviet regions - what life is like in Russia, how Russians see the US election, how each has made sense of Trump's election from afar and what hopes they have for future relations between the two countries. Read More »

Watch Obama's Final White House Christmas Tree Lighting

Thursday. The tree was then located on the Ellipse south of the White House, and was a 48-foot Balsam fir tree. The president briefly spoke to the gathered crowd. It will be the 94th Annual Pageant of Peace Ceremony. She was joined in performances by singer-songwriter Marc Anthony, gospel singer Yolanda Adams, and country stars Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood. Read More »

New Russian missiles in Kaliningrad 'are answer to U.S. shield'

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RIA quoted him as saying in an interview for a documentary to broadcast on Russian TV later on Monday. Developed to replace the decommissioned OTR-23 Oka ( Nato: SS-23) missile system, the Iskander mobile missile system engages ground targets, such as command posts and communications nodes, troops in concentration areas, air and missile defence facilities, and fixed and rotary-wing aircraft at airfields. Read More »

Procession for fallen Tacoma Police Officer Gutierrez

And he demonstrated that every day that he came to work, " said Ramsdell ". Gutierrez was 45 and worked with with Tacoma police since 1999. Authorities discovered multiple weapons inside the house. Kristi Croskey praised law enforcement as officers gathered outside a hospital to pay respect to their fallen comrade Wednesday night, reports KIRO 7. Read More »

Ethiopian opposition leader from restive region arrested: ally

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Reliable sources disclosed to Awramba Times that the cause for Merera Gudina's arrest is trespassing the state of emergency rulings. Ethiopian authorities have arrested high-ranking opposition leader Merera Gudina at Addis Ababa's Bole International Airport on Wednesday after his arrival from Europe where he gave a speech concerning the ongoing state of emergency. Read More »

Many good reasons to keep Electoral College

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Some Democrats have called for an end to the Electoral College but the U.S. Constitution authorised it and smaller states would likely block its abolition. This says much for President Obama's 2008 and 2012 victories which he won by clear popular majorities. It is the fifth time the victor of the popular vote has lost the election. Read More »

Brendan Dassey Of 'Making A Murderer' Is Set To Be Released

The New York Times reports that a federal judge ruled that Brendan Dassey will be freed while the state appeals the overturning of his conviction. Dassey must get permission from the court before he can go anywhere else. The doubt was bolstered by Avery's previous wrongful conviction when in 1985 he was convicted of the attempted murder and sexual assault of affluent jogger Penny Ann Beernstein. Read More »

McFarland, McGahn to join Trump administration

Still, neither his position, nor McFarland's or McGahn's, are subject to Senate approval. USA president-elect Donald Trump on Friday appointed a longstanding Republican commentator and government official as deputy national security adviser. Read More »

Thousands of Turks Protest Proposed Child-marriage Law

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Prime Minister Binali Yildirim, right with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, says the aim of the bill is to keep families together. Critics have warned that such a law would encourage sexual abuse, while the government has defended the bill as an attempt to deal with legal complications arising from child marriage. Read More »

Forest fires force new evacuations in western NC

State climatologist Rebecca Ward said some North Carolina counties are having one of their driest years in 105 years of record-keeping. Wildfires in Hamilton, Campbell and Sequatchie counties are threatening homes and property. Firefighters were battling three active wildfires in Alabama on Thursday, the latest of more than 1,100 fires that have charred almost 12,000 acres in the last month. Read More »

Millions of Samsung top-loading washers being recalled

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The South Korean tech company is recalling 2.8 million washing machines made over the past five years, citing safety concerns. The washers affected are all top loaders and they all have either rear controls or mid controls. The decision came about after Samsung received more than 700 reports wherein the machines vibrated excessively. And for those wondering the reason for the recall, some machines were exploding too. Read More »

Church of the Holy Sepulchre: Jesus Christ's tomb resealed

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My knees are shaking a little bit because I wasn't expecting this ", added Fredrik Hiebert , National Geographic's archaeologist-in-residence. After Jesus died, he asked for the body of Christ from Pontius Pilate, prepared it for burial and placed it inside the tomb , cut into the face of a limestone rock wall. Read More »