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Chargers and Rams stadium opening delayed a year

Chargers and Rams stadium opening delayed a year

Developers are blaming the delay on the massive amount of rainfall that California had this past year, much of which fell during excavation for the site. Wet soil meant that work couldn't proceed on the 3-million-square-foot stadium, so the project's construction team "experienced significant delays and lost the better part of two months from early January into the beginning of March", the Rams said in a statement.



Flynn blocked military move against ISIS that Turkey opposed

Flynn only was sacked after media organizations reported that he had misled Vice President Mike Pence and others about his conversations regarding sanctions with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. Also, in a total coincidence, the plan that Trump's incoming administration rejected was vehemently opposed, for reasons of self-interest, by Turkey-a.k.a.



Trump's frustrations boil over after Comey dismissal

But sources close to the deputy justice chief told the CNN news network Rosenstein was not inclined to change the status quo unless there was a threat to the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe. Trump also hit back on Friday at media reports questioning the credibility of White House accounts of why Comey was sacked, which have changed over the course of the week, and threatened an end to regular White House news briefings.



At least 2 dead as tornadoes pummel central US

The tornado touched down in the area just after 5:30 p.m. (2330 GMT), the National Weather Service reported. Fallin told reporters that it's never easy seeing people who have lost their homes. The tornado swept into the mobile home park in western Wisconsin on Tuesday, as a storm system also pounded parts of at least seven states from Texas to near the Canadian border with heavy rain, high winds and hail.


Jury gets case in Oklahoma officer's trial

Jury gets case in Oklahoma officer's trial

No gun was found in Crutcher's vehicle. Oklahoma's Republican Gov. Mary Fallin has called for calm after a jury found a Tulsa police officer not guilty in the shooting of an unarmed black man previous year. Shelby, who testified in her defense, said she shot Crutcher because he acted bizarrely and she feared for her life . 43-year-old Betty Shelby was acquitted after the trial, which lasted for a week.


Sanctuary cities bill puts Texas county in tight spot

Sanctuary cities bill puts Texas county in tight spot

Wu also noted that the bill would be a reminder to his sons " that the law will treat them with suspicion ". Texas lawmakers approved a bill Wednesday that outlaws so-called " sanctuary cities " and jurisdictions in Texas and allows law enforcement to ask people about their immigration status of anyone they legally detain.