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April 7 postgame notes, 2017-18 awards winners

-With the loss, Los Angeles fell to 88-105-41 all-time against the Dallas franchise, a record that includes a home mark of 51-44-22. The Kings …

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High school suspends student for staying in during walkout

High school student Jake Shoemaker, a senior at Hilliard Davidson High School in Ohio, was suspended for refusing to “follow instructions” when he opted to remain neutral during a nationwide student walkout on Wednesday.<p>Shoemaker was given the choice of either participating in a walkout to protest …

Dozens of Chicago students ripped up a Walmart while they were supposed to be protesting guns

Dozens of Chicago students were supposed to be protesting guns but instead trashed a local Walmart.<p>Chicago police reported that students from Simeon Career Academy went on a vandalism spree Wednesday at a Walmart in Chatham Market on the South Side of the city. It happened during the 17-minute …

Federal Election Commission launches investigative probe into the NRA — here’s why

The Federal Election Commission has launched a preliminary investigation into the National Rifle Association to determine whether the pro-Second Amendment organization received illegal contributions from Russian entities intended to benefit the Trump campaign in 2016.<p>What happened?<p>According to …

Twitter only invites anti-gun Parkland students to Q&A panel. Pro-gun student has perfect response.

Last week, Twitter announced it would host a question-and-answer panel with a half-dozen Parkland students on Monday, March 19.<p>But the students invited are only those who are outspokenly against guns and have called for increased gun control after the shooting at their school.<p>What happened?<p>Twitter …

Two HS students reportedly punished for posting gun range pictures. Now a legal battle may ensue.

Two New Jersey high school students say they were punished last week after they posted pictures on social media of completely legal firearms at a private gun range.<p>Now, the school may be looking at a legal battle over a weapons policy that encroaches on students’ lives outside the schoolhouse.<p>What …

California city considers defying statewide sanctuary law

It’s a Russian nesting doll of legislative defiance over illegal immigration.<p>A city in Southern California is considering passing an ordinance to defy statewide “sanctuary” laws and to cooperate with the federal government on combating illegal immigration.<p>Los Alamitos, a city of fewer than 12,000 …

Administrators of all-women’s school: Don’t call students women

Mount Holyoke College administrators don’t want their professors calling the school’s all-female students women anymore, according to Campus Reform. The move is an attempt to promote a more “gender neutral” environment on campus.<p>What are the details?<p>In addition to avoiding the term “women,” …

Firefighter who helped evacuate hundreds on 9/11 dies from cancer at 45

A man who was exposed to toxins at New York City’s Ground Zero on Sept. 11, 2001, while helping to rescue survivors, has died of cancer. He was 45.<p>At the time of the 9/11 attacks, Thomas Phelan was a ferry captain for the Circle Line Statue of Liberty ferry cruises. He used his ferryboat to …

Illinois voters enraged after receiving threatening mailer containing their voting history

Chicago voters are angry after receiving mailers containing their voting history, as well as that of their neighbors.<p>What are the details?<p>The mailers were reportedly sent by the Illinois State Voter Program, according to WBBM-TV.<p>The org’s mailers push residents to vote, and include their voter …

That student banned from class for saying there are only two genders? His college just backed down.

Lake Ingle apparently caused quite the stir during a religious studies class at Indiana University of Pennsylvania last month when he declared there are only two genders. The very next day the senior’s comments got him banned from the class — and it’s a course he needs in order to graduate.<p>Well, …

Here’s how much Clinton’s India trip cost taxpayers — the same one where she bashed Americans

Even though Hillary Clinton traveled to India recently as a private citizen, her trip still cost American taxpayers tens of thousands of dollars, according to a new report.<p>Yes, American taxpayers had a hand in the same trip where Clinton disparaged President Trump voters and mainstream America, …

Christian knight mascot dumped by College of the Holy Cross due to ‘violence of the Crusades’

The College of the Holy Cross is getting rid of its Christian knight mascot and “all knight-related imagery” due to the “violence of the Crusades,” the school’s president said.<p>Rev. Philip L. Boroughs, president of the Massachusetts school, wrote in a letter to the campus community last week that …

California sheriff slams ‘spectacular failures’ of his state’s immigration policies

As tensions between federal immigration agents and local authorities escalate over California’s sanctuary law, one sheriff harshly criticized his state’s approach to illegal immigration during a White House meeting Tuesday, KOVR-TV reports.<p><b>What happened?</b><p>Sacramento County Sheriff Scott Jones spoke …

Three illegal immigrants tipped off by Oakland mayor about ICE raids re-arrested for new crimes

Three illegal immigrants who evaded capture from federal immigration authorities last month after Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf warned of an impending raid have already been arrested for new crimes.<p>What were they arrested for?<p>According to Fox News, all three men were Mexican nationals with multiple …

Commentary: We’re running out of liberties to save

What we are seeing play out in the aftermath of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida, should come as no surprise. The children of 2018 America have turned into activists overnight and they are driving policy decisions in multiple levels of government. The current target is the Second Amendment — a …

Officer hailed as hero for saving infant gives glory to God: ‘I was just a tool’

A Los Angeles police officer who’s being hailed a hero for saving an infant’s life over the weekend has given all the glory for his actions to God.<p>“I have my own personal beliefs. I was just a tool and God saved that baby,” Officer Alex Frazier said during an interview with KCBS-TV. “I deeply …

20-year-old man sues Dick’s, Walmart for age discrimination after stores set new gun sale policies

A 20-year-old Oregon man is suing Dick’s Sporting Goods and Walmart over their newly-imposed age restrictions on gun sales.<p>Both Dick’s and Walmart announced in February that they would be raising the minimum age to purchase firearms in their stores to 21 years old.<p>Tyler Watson, the Oregon resident …

Breaking: Trump administration sues California over illegal immigration

The Department of Justice filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the state of California over their “sanctuary city” policies that deterred the enforcement of federal immigration law.<p>The DOJ sought an injunction against three laws passed in California in the last year.<p>One law mandates that state employees …

Democrats howl after Florida Senate and House outlaw ‘free speech zones’ on college campuses

Florida Democrats howled after the state’s House and Senate overwhelmingly approved a bill Monday that includes a provision outlawing “free speech zones” on college campuses, the Gainsville Sun reported.<p>The sweeping higher education bill, should it become law, bans colleges from creating “free …

School backpack bans are spreading across the US after Florida shooting

Schools across the U.S. are banning backpacks in the weeks after the deadly Parkland, Florida, school shooting.<p>The number of schools banning backpacks after the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting picked up, and it seems like the number is now increasing exponentially.<p>What are the details?<p>…

Nancy Pelosi blasts ‘unjust and cruel’ California immigration raids

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) blasted last week’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in California, calling the raids “unjust and cruel” in a statement issued Wednesday.<p>What’s the history here?<p>Even though Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (D) preemptively announced the impending …

Christian-owned bridal shop that faced death threats will close in anticipation of new LGBT law

W.W. Bridal in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, will close its doors March 30 in anticipation of a new LGBT city ordinance.<p>The bridal shop’s owners and employees reportedly endured years of death threats over standing firm in their Christian faith by refusing to take part in same-sex weddings.<p>What are the …

FBI hired Geek Squad techs to spy on Best Buy customers

For over a decade, the FBI has been using Best Buy’s Geek Squad workers as confidential human sources, according to documents released Wednesday.<p>The Electronic Frontier Foundation obtained FBI records relating to the agency’s Geek Squad ties through a FOIA lawsuit. EFF contents that such a …

‘How dare you?!’ – Oakland mayor upbraids Jeff Sessions over ‘racist’ agenda on immigration

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf upbraided Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a statement defending her decision to help illegal aliens escape federal immigration officials in her city. <b><br>Here’s the video of her comments to Sessions:</b><p><b><br>Here’s what she said:</b><p>“How dare you,” she said, “vilify members of our …

Christian student group says college decertified it for requiring leaders to be Christians

<b>UPDATE 3:28 p.m. ET:</b> Wayne State University announced Thursday afternoon that it’s recertifying InterVarsity Christian Fellowship as an official student organization on the heels of a federal lawsuit from the group against the Michigan school.<p>Matt Lockwood, the college’s director of communications, …

San Francisco mayor joins tirade against DOJ’s efforts to halt sanctuary laws: Sessions is a ‘moron’

San Francisco Acting Mayor Mark Farrell had some choice words for the U.S. Justice Department’s lawsuit against the state of California’s sanctuary laws, KPIX-TV reported.<p>He joins Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf, who also blasted Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a statement that defended her city’s …

Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis pushes to remove Founding Father from school name

A group of students at Patrick Henry High School in Minneapolis have been pushing to change the name of their school for months, and it looks like they might be able to do it.<p>This student- and teacher-led campaign, which started in September, argued that, despite being one of the Founding Fathers, …