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Rex Ryan will introduce Donald Trump at a Buffalo rally
- April 19, 2016

Trump will then head to Buffalo, where he will be receiving a Rex Ryan-styled welcome. Tonight in NY, a loud-talking, antagonistic heel who loves being the center of attention and poking at his enemies will speak to a crowd of fervently loyal partisans who others simply do not understand. (more...)
President Clinton returns to WNY to campaign for Hillary
- April 19, 2016

A big Clinton win in her adopted home state could be a big turning point in the race for her, but she'll still need to fight off Sanders in each congressional district if she wants a significant sweep. Kasich could beat out Cruz for second place in districts both upstate and in New York City, or even nab first place in a few New York City districts. (more...)
Indiana GOP releases delegate list Indiana GOP releases delegate list
- April 19, 2016

The Republican delegate said he's been threatened for not supporting the right candidate . That meant that the delegates presented by GOP establishment nominating committees could not face opposition. Delegates in Wyoming are elected at the grassroots level at the Wyoming State Party Convention. Trump is expected to win Tuesday's New York Republican primary. (more...)
Trump hopes New York values deliver him big primary win
- April 19, 2016

Cruz's net-negative was 23 percent. Meanwhile, underdogs in both the Democratic and Republican primary boast net-positive perceptions among voters. Trump's average is now at just more than 53%, which is key. The former GOP standard-bearer was also asked about the Republican delegate selection process - something Trump has insisted is "rigged" against him. (more...)
Parole recommended for Ex-Manson family member
- April 19, 2016

Manson , 81, is serving nine life sentences at Corcoran State Prison in California.AP Charles (Tex) Watson (c.) in 1970. The California Board of Parole Hearing's legal team will review the case and California Gov. But the release isn't a done deal. The parole board will have 120 days to decide before the next phase of the process. Nick Ut/AP Debra Tate speaks about her sister, actress Sharon Tate who was killed by the Manson family , during the parole hearing for Van Houten. (more...)
Bernie Sanders Suspends Jewish Outreach Coordinator After Controversy Over Israel Criticism
- April 19, 2016

Bernie Sanders' campaign suspended its new Jewish outreach director over the tone of her past criticism of Israel. A Washington Free Beacon report found a Facebook post in which Zimmerman described Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as an "arrogant, deceptive, cynical, manipulative a-hole" before saying he "sanctioned the murder of over 2,000 people this summer". (more...)
Nike honors Kobe Bryant on final National Basketball Association game
- April 19, 2016

The previous merchandise sales record was held by Led Zeppelin. Many fans went to visit Kobe Bryant's Tribute Mural near Staples Center. Bryant and his wife Vanesa were each gifted with one of the extra jackets. Drenched in sweat, Kobe Bryant wrapped his arms around his head coach and teammates, one by one, then the dozens of former teammates that gathered nearby. (more...)
Pope meets migrants on Greek island of Lesbos Pope meets migrants on Greek island of Lesbos
- April 19, 2016

The pontiff pleaded for the world to show "common humanity" to refugees. The Pope, who is next scheduled to say a prayer at Lesbos harbour for the hundreds of people of all ages who have died in the Aegean trying to reach Europe, has expressed a desire to take to the Vatican some refugees after his five-hour visit , according to an official from Greece's state refugee coordination agency. (more...)
Manson follower Leslie Van Houten wins parole recommendation
- April 19, 2016

Former Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten, now 66, was "numb" when she learned a panel recommended her for parole on Thursday, almost 50 years after her involvement in the Charles Manson-led murders of a California couple, her attorney said . (more...)
Purged Of Voter Registration In Brooklyn-How Many In the US? Purged Of Voter Registration In Brooklyn-How Many In the US?
- April 19, 2016

New York's primary is only for those who are registered members of a party. While Nelson noted that Sanders would likely be the most effective candidate, Election Justice USA does not support any one candidate but was founded after concerns raised in the Arizona primary with voting lines exceeding five or six hours and allegations of party affiliation changes. (more...)
Manson Family member Leslie Van Houten recommended for parole
- April 19, 2016

The entire parole board has about 120 days to review the decision and give the go-ahead. Cory LaBianca, whose mother and father were killed by the Manson family , acknowledged that Van Houten might have done good things in prison. The youngest of Charles Manson's followers has been recommended for parole after outlining in detail her role in one of America's most notorious killings. (more...)
Obama pushes for Merrick Garland's nomination at University of Chicago
- April 19, 2016

Obama chose Garland, a Chicago native and chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, to fill the seat left vacant by the February death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia. Merrick Garland is scheduled to meet with Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire, Rob Portman of Ohio, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska and Jeff Flake of Arizona, the White House said. (more...)
Amazon introduces standalone Prime Video subscription as Netflix hikes prices once again
- April 19, 2016

Under the $8.99 plan, Amazon will stream movies and television shows from a new video-only version of its Prime service. You'll end up paying either $132 for the entire year or, at the very best, coughing up that first $10.99 fee and then another $99 to get the annual subscription. (more...)
Lower US supply to underpin oil price despite talks failure
- April 19, 2016

At Sunday's meeting of oil producers in Doha, Qatar, OPEC and non-OPEC producers failed to reach an agreement on a production cap. Talks hit difficulties earlier on Sunday as reports emerged of tensions between Iran and Saudi Arabia. The bearish catalyst could well see oil prices tumble more than the initial fall back to $38, with Goldman predicting an average price of $35 a barrel for the year". (more...)
Korea's Park to start historic visit to Iran on May 1
- April 19, 2016

Her remarks followed South Korean media reports in which unnamed government and intelligence officials spoke of a spike in activity at the North's Punggye-ri nuclear test site. Washington rejected the request when Pyongyang refused to commit to stopping its nuclear weapons program. At a forum in Seoul , Lim Sung-nam, vice foreign minister, said that more pressure and punishment against North Korea was needed. (more...)
Cruz says New York values is Trump's term
- April 19, 2016

Hillary Clinton is greeting recently-unionized workers at a Queens auto wash during her final day of campaigning ahead of the NY primary. "My guess is some delegates might like to fly around on Air Trump or perhaps get a membership to Mar-a-Lago", Romney told Gregory, a CNN political analyst, referring to the Trump owned resort in Palm Beach, Florida. (more...)
North Korea says leader Kim supervises engine test for ICBM: KCNA North Korea says leader Kim supervises engine test for ICBM: KCNA
- April 18, 2016

The move, if true, would be a big step forward for the North's nuclear weapons program. North Korea has recently threatened the United States and other countries with pre-emptive nuclear strikes - and engaged in displays of force that have included firing missiles into the sea - in what appears to be a response to ongoing U.S. (more...)
EU's antitrust chief looking closely at Google's Android
- April 18, 2016

News Corp filed a separate complaint regarding Google's competition practices last April, but has declined to disclose further details about that complaint. Two thirds of all mobile phones used in Europe this month were running on Android, according to StatCounter data. Google , if found guilty, could face fines of about 10% of its parent company Alphabet's annual revenue, which is estimated to be about $73.6bn (£51.9bn). (more...)
Delta First Quarter Profit Up 27 Percent
- April 18, 2016

Earnings also more than doubled, thanks to low fuel costs. The news was not entirely rosy for Delta, however. The lower per-unit revenue comes amid increased competition between airlines and a growth in capacity that has outstripped gains in passenger volumes. (more...)
Florida zoo to reopen after deadly tiger attack
- April 18, 2016

The tiger was tranquilized by zoo staffers, with officials having to wait for the tiger to be subdued before they could medevac Konwiser to a medical facility where she was pronounced dead. She said Ms Konwiser had been working with tigers at the zoo for three years and was passionate about them: "She loved tigers and they loved her". (more...)