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'SHAMEFUL' DELAY? Obama faces Dem revolt on Keystone pipeline punt

Friday, 18 April 2014 20:00
The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend that it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections. Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who want the pipeline approved, slammed the administration for the delay. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT "It's absolutely ridiculous that this well over five year long process…
Delta flight sent to remote area of Denver airport due to potential threat
Friday, 18 April 2014 19:30
DEVELOPING:A flight from Detroit to Denver received a potential security threat and was ordered to a remote location after landing Friday. Denver International Airport tweeted on its official account Delta Airlines Flight 1500 landed safely, and is in a remote area of the airfield due to the unspecified threat. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Airport spokeswoman Stacey Stegman told the Associated Press that passengers on the flight were taken to another location by bus.
Officials investigate potential security threat on Delta plane after safe landing in Denver
Friday, 18 April 2014 19:30
DENVER – Officials say a Delta Air Lines plane on a flight from Detroit to Denver reported an unspecified potential security threat and taxied to a remote area after landing safely at Denver International Airport. Airport spokeswoman Stacey Stegman said Friday that passengers on the flight were taken to another location by bus. Police are searching the plane, and it is unclear what, if anything, they have found. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Stegman had no other information…
Administration delays Keystone decision, Obama faces Dem revolt
Friday, 18 April 2014 18:45
The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend that it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections. Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who want the pipeline approved, slammed the administration for the delay. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT "It's absolutely ridiculous that this well over five year long process…
Airplane mysteriously spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank
Friday, 18 April 2014 18:30
SALT LAKE CITY – An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement that has prompted recent warnings from a government watchdog. The jet became the subject of international intrigue after the New York Times revealed its presence in Iran. The story carried a picture of the jet, its tail number and a small American flag affixed to the side. Government officials aren't saying how and why…
TODD STARNES News outlet apologizes after canceling Easter ad
Friday, 18 April 2014 17:45
An ad for the Christian evangelical congregation Journey Church, which will run on the Capital New York website after the New York City news organization earlier told the group it was going to pull the advertising campaign.The Journey Church A New York City news organization has apologized after it canceled a church’s advertising campaign promoting its Easter Sunday services – just three days before Good Friday. The Journey Church, a Christian evangelical congregation, paid $1,400…
Bryant University asks students not to take selfies with president on graduation stage
Friday, 18 April 2014 17:30
This photo taken and provided by Ali Luthman, left, of Worcester, Mass., shows her with Bryant University President Ronald Machtley on the school's campus in Smithfield, R.I. on Friday, April 18, 2104. Although Machtley, who is active on social media, loves posing for pictures with the students, the university has asked graduates to resist the urge to take a selfie with him when receiving their diploma this year, saying it will greatly prolong the graduation…
Teen suspended from school after asking Miss America to be his prom date during assembly
Friday, 18 April 2014 17:30
YORK, Pa. – A Pennsylvania high school student is in hot water for asking Miss America to prom during a question and answer session at school. Eighteen-year-old Patrick Farves said he received three days of in-school suspension Thursday because he asked Nina Davuluri to prom. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT The senior at Central York High School stood up and popped the prom question, then walked to the stage with a plastic flower. Davuluri just laughed and the…
CRISIS IN UKRAINE Pro-Russian militants refuse to vacate buildings
Friday, 18 April 2014 15:30
DONETSK, Ukraine – Pro-Russian insurgents in Ukraine's east who have been occupying government buildings in more than 10 cities said Friday they will only leave them if the interim government in Kiev resigns. Denis Pushilin, a spokesman of the self-appointed Donetsk People's Republic, told reporters that the insurgents do not recognize the Ukrainian government as legitimate. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT Ukraine and Russia on Thursday agreed to take tentative steps toward calming tensions along their shared border…
'RIDICULOUS': Administration punts on Keystone, Obama faces Dem revolt
Friday, 18 April 2014 15:30
The Obama administration once again has punted on a final decision for the Keystone XL pipeline, announcing ahead of the holiday weekend that it is extending a key review period indefinitely -- a move that could push off a determination until after the midterm elections. Republicans, as well as red-state Democrats who want the pipeline approved, slammed the administration for the delay. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT "It's absolutely ridiculous that this well over five year long process…