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News and Headlines. 3/7/2018


Labor market ‘red hot’ as ADP says 235,000 private-sector jobs added in February

The numbers: Private-sector employment remained robust in February, as employers added 235,000 jobs, Automatic Data Processing Inc. reported Wednesday.Economists had expected an increase of 205,000 private-sector jobs, compared with the initial January gain of 234,000. That was increased by 10,000 in the latest data. February is the fourth month in a row where job gains were 200,000 or higher.

US Aluminum Manufacturer Announces 300 New Jobs in Middle America After Trump’s Tariff Announcement

Oklahoma parents arrested in graphic case of neglect that left neighbors ‘shocked

CHICKASHA, Okla. – Police have arrested two Oklahoma parents after a young girl found wandering in the street led investigators to a heart-wrenching scene inside the family’s home, according to KFOR.

Louisiana cops arrest 4 after bodies of 2 friends found in submerged car

Four people were arrested on Tuesday after the bodies of two people were found in a submerged vehicle at a boat launch in Louisiana, officials said.

Jason Landry, Steven Olivieri, Derrion Lemoine, and Brittney Savell were arrested Tuesday

Jason Landry, Steven Olivieri, Derrion Lemoine, and Brittney Savell were arrested Tuesday after the bodies of two people were found in a submerged car. (St. Tammy’s Parish Sheriff’s Office)

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office said the bodies of Raegan Elizabeth Day, 20, and Dustin R. Hartline, 28, were found by a dive team on Monday in a vehicle at the East Pearl River Boat Launch in Slidell, about 40 miles east of New Orleans.

Missouri police officer killed, 2 others wounded in shooting; suspect dead

A Missouri police officer who was killed while responding to a 911 call Tuesday night had just returned to full-time duty to replace a recently fallen officer in his department, officials said.

Clinton Police Officer Christopher Ryan Morton’s death comes after at least 20 officers have died in the line of the duty since the start of 2018.

Federal court upholds ruling that cross-shaped monument on public land in Md. is unconstitutional

A federal appeals court is standing by a ruling that calls for the removal or destruction of a large cross-shaped monument on public land that has towered over a busy Maryland intersection for nearly 100 years.

The cross-shaped monument stands 40 foot tall

The cross-shaped monument stands 40 foot tall and was built in memory of the 49 men of Prince George’s County who died in World War I. (Amanda Voisard for The Washington Post)

The FBI paid Geek Squad employees as informants

The FBI has been in cahoots with Best Buy’s Geek Squad for at least the past decade, new documents obtained by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) via a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit reveal.

 13:07 EST, 9 December 2016 Heroin now kills more people than guns: Drugs overdoses claimed 50,000 lives in the US last year

More than 50,000 Americans died from drug overdoses last year, the highest figure ever.

The tally has been pushed to new heights by soaring abuse of heroin and prescription painkillers, especially fentanyl.

Commentary / Opinion:

Laura Ingraham: Trump and “The Expert Class”

Ingraham: “Donald Trump – in politics – is an innovator and he’s not afraid to break with the establishment’s orthodoxy to do what he thinks, in his best judgement, is the right thing for the American people.”

Hume: Media clearly joined ‘The Resistance’ against Trump

Fox News senior political analyst on the meltdown of former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg and the media’s use of him, despite his reputation for being erratic.

Tammy Bruce: California chaos — Unchallenged liberalism leaves homelessness, drug abuse, garbage in its wake

Liberal policy failure is all around us and destroys lives every day. In California, the destruction of society and individual lives has become so overwhelming, the state’s liberal overseers now spend their time covering up where they can and normalizing the chaos as much as possible.

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