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Deadline for budget action looms over Illinois Legislature

Bruce Rauner's desk. They passed automatic voter registration. FEI has put forward a budget of its own that would close corporate tax loopholes, implement a progressive income tax and pass a small sales tax on LaSalle Street transactions.



Trump may not block Comey testimony at key public hearing

Mark Warner , if President Trump pressured former FBI Director James Comey to back off an investigation of his former national security adviser, Gen. The White House counsel is often informally involved in the decision. The Senate Intelligence Committee is among several congressional committees investigating possible co-ordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin during last year's election, and there are few people on the planet who know more about that than Comey.



3 top Penn State officials get jail time related to Sandusky case

Spanier was sentenced to two months in jail and an additional 2-10 under house arrest. Sandusky went on to assault several other minors, and in 2012, he was convicted of 45 counts of sexual abuse. As a result of the Sandusky case, the university has paid out almost a quarter-billion dollars in fines, court verdicts, settlements and other costs.


Kentucky Advances to Regional Final with 14-9 Win over Indiana

Kentucky Advances to Regional Final with 14-9 Win over Indiana

IU responded right away in the bottom half of the inning as senior infielder Tony Butler led off with a solo home run to left field. The Hoosiers' Cal Krueger received the loss after giving up four runs on seven hits, striking out one and walking three over 3.1 innings of work.


Griffin to address Trump beheading stunt

Griffin to address Trump beheading stunt

Griffin posed with a bloodied replica of Trump's head in a photo shoot shot by celebrity photographer Tyler Shields earlier this week. "He broke me", she said, fighting back tears, "and then I was, 'Right, this isn't right!' I started to see what was happening and then there was a mob mentality".



Key figures in trial of officer who killed Philando Castile

But as the trial of St. Anthony officer Jeronimo Yanez began Tuesday, his attorneys asked that jurors not be allowed to hear statements about Castile's concealed carry permit. Please don't tell me this, lord. He, they just killed my boyfriend. YANEZ: Keep your hands where they are please. REYNOLDS: Yes, I will sir. Yanez's attorney told CNN previously that the shooting had nothing to do with race and everything to do with a gun being present at the scene.