DES MOINES, Iowa | After years of King’s remarks, why now for the GOP response?

DES MOINES, Iowa—January 15, 2019—Why now? Despite his seemingly endless string of racist comments and insults about immigrants, Iowa Rep. Steve King had the Republican Party’s backing through nine elections and GOP presidential contenders often lined up for his endorsement in the state’s lead-off caucuses. Now many of those same Republicans are turning their backs … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | After years of King’s remarks, why now for the GOP response?

SALEM, Ore | Senators ask FDA to update rules on certain pot products

SALEM, Ore. —January 15, 2019— Oregon’s two senators on Tuesday urged the head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to update federal regulations to permit interstate commerce of food products containing a key non-psychoactive ingredient of cannabis. The appeal by Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley came after Congress legalized the production and sale … Continue reading SALEM, Ore | Senators ask FDA to update rules on certain pot products

LOS ANGELES | California storms bring mudslide fears, blizzard warning

LOS ANGELES —January 15, 2019— Authorities told residents to evacuate hundreds of Southern California homes in areas burned by wildfires as storms brought steady rainfall Tuesday and forced a rare blizzard warning for much of the Sierra Nevada and Lake Tahoe in the northern part of the state. Mandatory or voluntary evacuations were ordered in … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | California storms bring mudslide fears, blizzard warning

ATLANTA | Super Bowl planners: Shutdown brings ‘uncharted territory’

ATLANTA —Jan 15, 2019— A day after travelers waited nearly 90 minutes in snail-speed security lines at the world’s busiest airport, Atlanta’s mayor is concerned about the waits that could result when the city hosts the 2019 Super Bowl. The ongoing partial government shutdown is “uncharted territory” amid planning for one of the world’s biggest … Continue reading ATLANTA | Super Bowl planners: Shutdown brings ‘uncharted territory’

PHILADELPHIA | Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly’s No. 1 QB

PHILADELPHIA—Jan 15, 2019—Eagles coach Doug Pederson reiterated Tuesday that Carson Wentz will be the team’s starting quarterback in 2019. Wentz missed the final three games of the regular season and two playoff games because of a back injury. Nick Foles led Philadelphia to four straight wins and was 27 yards away from taking the Eagles … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly’s No. 1 QB

United States | Iran’s Firing of Space Launch Vehicle Defies International Community

United States – In continued defiance of the international community and UN Security Council Resolution 2231, the Iranian regime fired off a space launch vehicle today. Such vehicles incorporate technologies that are virtually identical and interchangeable with those used in ballistic missiles, including intercontinental ballistic missiles. Today’s launch furthers Iran’s ability to eventually build such … Continue reading United States | Iran’s Firing of Space Launch Vehicle Defies International Community

LOS ANGELES | Manny Pacquiao talks about his career at breakfast

LOS ANGELES— Manny Pacquiao can put away the food for a fighter who started off his career at 98 pounds. He showed that Monday when PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke joined him for breakfast at his Los Angeles home. What Pacquiao really wants to do, though, is put away Adrien Broner. … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Manny Pacquiao talks about his career at breakfast

Illinois News: Texas Sex Offender, Mark P. Barnwell Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for ‘Sextorting’ Minors in Eight States; 28 Minors in Central Illinois

PEORIA, Ill. – A northeastern Texas man, Mark P. Barnwell, has been ordered to serve 35 years in prison for producing child pornography in 2016 and threatening minor victims in Illinois and seven other states while he was required to register as a sex offender. U.S. District Judge Joe Billy McDade sentenced Barnwell on Jan. … Continue reading Illinois News: Texas Sex Offender, Mark P. Barnwell Sentenced to 35 Years in Prison for ‘Sextorting’ Minors in Eight States; 28 Minors in Central Illinois