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Some welcome Pence to new neighborhood with gay-pride flags

Pence has always been an opponent of LGBTQ rights. Pence signed the controversial "Religious Freedom Restoration Act" as governor of IN, which allows businesses to decline to serve people if they say it conflicts with their religious beliefs.



Attempt fails to overturn automatic-voter veto in IL

Currently, drivers are asked if they want to register to vote or update their information. On the first day of the veto session's final week, the House failed to override Gov. At the time, Rauner said he may support a future version of the bill. Similarly, Rauner's rationale for vetoing the bill focused on clarifications, specifically in the areas of fraud prevention and accuracy in statewide agency compliance.


California mosques receive letters threatening genocide in Trump's name

California mosques receive letters threatening genocide in Trump's name

Walid said it received the letter Wednesday. The letter referenced President-elect Donald Trump, saying that the NY businessman is "going to cleanse America and make it shine again". "We are doing that the next couple of days with that letter that has created some level of fear in that prospective community so we are ramping up patrols", said Colonel Hugh T.



Ohio State students offer support after car-and-knife attack

A auto which police say was used by an attacker to plow into a group of students is seen outside Watts Hall on Ohio State University's campus in Columbus, Ohio , U.S. Investigators are looking into whether it was a terrorist attack. The mosque's director, Horsed Noah, who came to the United States in 2000 from Somalia after years in refugee camps, said he wasn't familiar with Artan, who graduated with honors from Columbus State Community College before transferring to Ohio State.


Turner scores 15 as #1 ND women win at Iowa

Turner scores 15 as #1 ND women win at Iowa

Turner was not the only player to score 10-plus points for the Irish. The second quarter was a stalemate, and Notre Dame took a 41-33 advantage into the locker room. Iowa shot only 6 of 15 (38 percent) from the foul line. Bluder credits the Hawkeyes' poor free throw performance for the loss. "They were really locked into him", Iowa coach Fran McCaffery said.


Trump nominates Pence ally to oversee Medicaid

Trump nominates Pence ally to oversee Medicaid

That pilot program, billed as the nation's first consumer-directed Medicaid program, started in 2008 under then-Gov. Verma's main experience comes from founding and serving as the CEO of a health policy consulting company SVC Inc. Policy analyst Joan Alker , with the Georgetown Center for Children and Families, finds it worrisome. In a written statement, Verma said unequivocally that she played no role in HP's contracts with the state.