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Wisconsin man jailed for cutting off woman's pinky finger: media.

A Wisconsin man was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison on Friday for cutting off a woman's pinky finger with a machete and trying to close the wound with a blow torch during a ceremony for a fellow fan of a hip hop band, media reported. In August, Jonathan Schrap, 25, and three other people held a "ritualistic ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Wisconsin man jailed for cutting off woman's pinky finger: media.

A Wisconsin man was sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison on Friday for cutting off a woman's pinky finger with a machete and trying to close the wound with a blow torch during a ceremony for a fellow fan of a hip hop band, media reported. In August, Jonathan Schrap, 25, and three othe...

- The Raw Story - US

Wisconsin man sent to prison for cutting off woman's finger.

A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison after pleading no contest last year to cutting off a woman's finger as part of a ritual to … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Trump Voters Defy NBC Attempts to Get Them to Criticize President.

During a report for Friday’s NBC Today, rural Wisconsin Trump supporters repeatedly frustrated attempts by political analyst Nicolle Wallace to get them to criticize President Trump. The flummoxed journalist noted: “On this farm, the President gets plenty of pasture, even for the controversial travel ban.”

- NewsBusters - US

Wisconsin man sent to prison for cutting off woman's finger.

GREEN BAY, Wis. — A Wisconsin man has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison after pleading no contest last year to cutting off a woman's finger as part of a ritual to honor a fellow rap music…

- Billings Gazette - US

Wisconsin sheriff: Feds should bring charges against local officials in sanctuary cities.

'You charge one mayor, one governor, one council president that adopts these laws, this stuff is going to end right away,' Milwaukee County Sheriff David A. Clarke Jr. told Conservative Political Action Conference attendees.         

- USA TODAY - US

Man accused of shouting 'get out of my country' before shooting at 2 Indian men in Kansas bar.

Clinton Police Department/Handout via REUTERSMILWAUKEE/NEW DELHI - A 51-year-old Kansas man has been charged with killing an Indian engineer and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a bar in what federal authorities probed on Friday as a possible hate crime that shocked the victim's home country. The shooting on ...

- Business Insider - US

Governor Scott Walker warns against medicaid cuts.

It was not a statement one would expect to come out of the mouth of one of America's most vocal enemies of big government' and public sector spending. You can't cut Medicaid, there's just no way about it,' Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker said on Friday, reflecting the reality a lot of top state ex...

- The Raw Story - US

Kansas man charged with shooting two Indians in possible hate crime.

MILWAUKEE/NEW DELHI - A 51-year-old Kansas man has been charged with killing an Indian engineer and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a bar in what federal authorities probed on Friday as a possible hate crime that shocked the victim's home country.

- Reuters - US

Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime.

MILWAUKEE/NEW DELHI - A Kansas man has been charged with killing an Indian software engineer and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a bar in what federal authorities probed on Friday as a possible hate crime that shocked the victim's home country. The shooting led news bulletins in India and triggered outrage on ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime.

MILWAUKEE/NEW DELHI - A Kansas man has been charged with killing an Indian software engineer and wounding two other men when he opened fire in a bar in what federal authorities probed on Friday as a possible hate crime that shocked the victim's home country.

- Reuters - US

Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime

MILWAUKEE/NEW DELHI - A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with shooting to death an Indian man and wounding a second Indian man and an American in a bar, and federal authorities are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

- Reuters - US

Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime

By Brendan O'Brien and Aditya Kalra MILWAUKEE/NEW DELHI - A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with shooting to death an Indian man and wounding a second Indian man and an American in a bar, and federal authorities are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. The killing led news bulletins in India and drew ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime

By Brendan O'Brien and Aditya Kalra MILWAUKEE/NEW DELHI - A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with shooting to death an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, and federal authorities are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. The killing led news bulletins in India and drew ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Kansas man charged in shooting of two Indians in possible hate crime

MILWAUKEE/NEW DELHI - A Kansas man was charged on Thursday with shooting to death an Indian man and wounding another Indian man and an American in a bar, and federal authorities are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

- Reuters - US

Republican likely to bring back Wisconsin transgender bill

- Education Week - US

Evers, Holtz advance in Wisconsin state superintendent race

- Education Week - US

Wisconsin state schools superintendent field to be narrowed

- Education Week - US

Republican divide over Medicaid deepens

Medicaid is proving to be one of the toughest sticking points for Republicans in their bumbling efforts to repeal Obamacare as the hard-liners in the House continue to push for straight repeal and the end of Medicaid expansion. Thirty-one states accepted the Medicaid expansion, many with Republican governors. Those ...

- Daily Kos - US

This Trump-Backing Sheriff Wants to Prosecute the Mayors of Sanctuary Cities

The Trump-supporting sheriff of Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, has an unusual plan to crack down on illegal immigration: He wants to prosecute the mayors of so-called sanctuary cities. Sheriff David A. Clarke, a conservative darling and immigration hard-liner, delivered the proposal Thursday at the annual Conservative ...

- Mother Jones - US

From rocks in Colorado, evidence of a 'chaotic solar system'

Madison WI Feb 24, 2017 Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University has found evidence confirming a critical theory of how the planets in our solar system behave in their orbits around the sun. The ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

In Wisconsin, Trump Democrats Consider Future Of Their Party

President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in the 2016 election. Voters weigh in on how Trump was able to break the blue wall by flipping so many states in the Rust Belt.

- NPR - US

At Democrat’s ‘Listening Session,’ Concern About Trump, Minus the Jeers

When Representative Ron Kind met with constituents back home in Wisconsin, he trod carefully, but did not get the kind of grilling Republicans have.

- New York Times - US

Madison, Wisconsin settles police shooting of unarmed teen for $3.35 million

Tony Robinson was 19 when he was shot and killed by officer Matthew Kenny in March 2015 at an apartment building where he was visiting friends. The settlement was the largest ever for a police-shooting lawsuit in Wisconsin, according to Loevy & Loevy, the Chicago law firm representing Robinson's family, which announced the ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Family settles Wisconsin police shooting lawsuit for $3.35 million

Tony Robinson was 19 when he was fatally shot by police officer Matthew Kenny in March 2015 at an apartment building where he had been visiting friends. Kenny, the first police officer to arrive at the apartment, said that Robinson punched him in the head several times on a stairway and that he shot him several times out of ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Those divided by transgender debate can share aim to prevent bullying: interview

Tina Owen-Moore started a public school in Milwaukee whose mission is to reduce bullying and welcome all students. She successfully reached out to people who initially protested outside her school.

- Christian Science Monitor - US

$3.35 million settlement for Wisconsin family of black teen killed by officer

Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by a police officer will receive $3.35 million to settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed in Wisconsin, attorneys announced on Thursday. Tony Robinson Jr., 19, was shot and killed by Madison police officer Matt Kenny, who is white,...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Scott Walker at CPAC: Republicans Must Ignore Protests, Time to 'Go Big, Go Bold'

In a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference , Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin urged conservatives to set aside protests and instead "go big bold" at a time when Republicans control the three main branches of power.

- Breitbart - US

$3.35M settlement for family of black teen killed by officer

MADISON, Wis. — Relatives of an unarmed black teenager who was fatally shot by police in Madison, Wisconsin, say they have settled a federal...

- Townhall.com - US

Watch Live: CPAC 2017

Thursday at 9 a.m. ET, the Conservative Political Action Conference will kick off and continue through Saturday. Schedule as follows: Thursday 9:10 a.m. , White House counselor Kellyanne Conway 10:05 a.m. , Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin 11:10 a.m. , Sen. Ted Cruz and radio host Mark Levin 11:30 ...

- Breitbart - US

Morning Digest: GOP poll gives Tammy Baldwin an early double-digit lead in Wisconsin Senate race

Leading Off â—Ź WI-Sen: The GOP pollster Magellan Strategies, on behalf of a group called "Committee to Defend the President" is out with the first poll of next year's Wisconsin Senate race, and they give Democratic incumbent Tammy Baldwin a big early lead. Baldwin defeats Milwaukee County Sheriff, prominent Trump ...

- Daily Kos - US

How the 5 weirdest state borders in America were created

The United States is a collection of oddly shaped territories whose silhouettes have become instantly recognizable. How did Michigan lay claim to the Upper Peninsula and not Wisconsin? Here are the true histories behind five of the most bizarre United State state borders. Follow Tech Insider: On Facebook

- Business Insider - US

WATCH LIVE: Speakers and discussions at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday

Watch live video of the Conservative Political Action Conference in Maryland. White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, Sen. Ted Cruz , Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, White House strategist Steve Bannon, White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus, and Vice Presid...

- The Raw Story - US

Wisconsin family to announce $3.3 million settlement in police shooting case

The family of Tony Robinson, the 19-year-old fatally shot by police in Madison in 2015, has apparently settled a federal civil rights lawsuit. Family members and their attorneys plan to hold a news conference Thursday to discuss the $3.3 million settlement. Madison police officer Matt Kenny, who...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

ACLU accuses Milwaukee police of using stop-and-frisk tactics

Stephen FellerFeb. 23 -- The ACLU filed suit against the Milwaukee Police Department on Wednesday, alleging it uses racist stop-and-frisk tactics as part of its attempt to lower crime.

- UPI - US

ACLU Challenges Milwaukee Police Department's Unconstitutional Stop-and-Frisk Program Conducted Without Reasonable Suspicion and Based on Racial Profiling

ACLUThe American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Wisconsin, and the law firm of Covington & Burling filed a class-action lawsuit today against the city of Milwaukee over its police department's vast stop-and-frisk program.

- Common Dreams - US

From rocks in Colorado, evidence of a chaotic solar system

Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin–Madison and Northwestern University has found evidence confirming a critical theory of how the planets in our solar system behave in their orbits around the sun.

- ENN - US

Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks

The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who are often detained without cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin alleges … Click to Continue »

- Miami Herald - US

Racial Profiling Raises Its Ugly Head : A Night in the Life of a Black Man in Milwaukee

We need to end racialized policing, so no one is pulled over because of the color of their skin. When I was 18, my friends and I were stopped when driving home from a concert. Our crime? Driving while Black. I was leaving Milwaukee's annual Summerfest concert with friends and family. The show was amazing. We walked back to ...

- ACLU - US

Police Are Evicting Standing Rock Protesters. Watch the Heartbreaking Live Footage.

At around 3 p.m. today, North Dakota State Police, with the help of the National Guard and Wisconsin state police, began evicting protesters from the main #NoDAPL protest camp near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation in North Dakota. After weeks of blizzards, flood warnings, exhaustion, and uncertainty caused by president ...

- Mother Jones - US

Lawsuit Accuses Milwaukee Police Of Abusive Stop And Frisk Practices

The plaintiffs say random stops are up, and unfairly focus on blacks and Latinos. The police chief says his force doesn't have a practice of stop and frisk, and citizen complaints are down.

- NPR - US

These teens built a roller coaster in their backyard, and it got them into college

Their classmates and teachers didn't think it could be done, but J.T. Nejedlo and Aidan Deaven proved them all wrong by building a working roller coaster in Deaven's Delafield, Wisconsin, backyard. When Nejedlo was a sophomore and Deaven a freshman, they decided it "would be fun" to build a roller coaster, Nejedlo told ...

- The Week - US

7 Earth-Sized Planets Found Orbiting a Tiny Star

TRAPPIST-1 has a solar system like no other. The tiny, tiny red dwarf is just barely big enough to be considered a star, and is, radius-wise, a hair bigger than Jupiter. When it was announced last May, there was some excitement: the system had three Earth-sized planets, and they might all be habitable. We're going to have ...

- Discover - US

Lawsuit accuses Milwaukee police of illegal stop-and-frisks

The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who are often detained without cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

- WRAL.com - US

From Rocks, Evidence of a 'Chaotic Solar System'

Madison WI Feb 22, 2017 Plumbing a 90 million-year-old layer cake of sedimentary rock in Colorado, a team of scientists from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Northwestern University has found evidence confirming a critical theory of how the planets in our solar system behave in their orbits around the Sun. The ...

- SpaceDaily.com - US

Will Trump Democrats In Wisconsin Swing Back To Their Party?

President Trump won over Democrats in rural Wisconsin in 2016. Looking at Trump's term so far, one Democrat worries she will regret switching parties. Another says she will be voting GOP from now on.

- NPR - US

Researcher urges driverless car improvements before their inevitable appearance in Wisconsin

Most cars on Wisconsin roads will be driverless two decades from now, a University of Wisconsin researcher says. “They're coming, whether we like it or not,” engineering professor David Noyce said at an Assembly committee hearing on the future of autonomous cars Wednesday. Driverless cars can make driving safer, ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Milwaukee cops sued over allegedly racist stop-and-frisk program

The American Civil Liberties Union slapped the City of Milwaukee with a class action lawsuit on Wednesday, alleging that its police officers conduct a high-volume, suspicionless stop-and-frisk program' that disproportionately targets black and Latino residents. The practice also fuels deep racial inequality in the city's ...

- VICE News - US

ACLU sues Milwaukee, accusing police of unconstitutional stop-and-frisk program

The Milwaukee Police Department is operating a stop-and-frisk program that mostly targets black and Latino residents who are often detained without cause, the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin alleges in a lawsuit filed Wednesday. The federal lawsuit was filed on behalf of six black and...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Researcher urges action in Wisconsin on driverless cars

MADISON, Wis. " Most cars on Wisconsin roads will be driverless two decades from now, a University of Wisconsin researcher says."They're coming, whether we like it or not," engineering professor David Noyce said at an Assembly...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

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