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Wednesday, April 1, 2015

2nd body found at East Village, New York, explosion site positively identified as missing 26-year-old busboy - @NBCNewYork

2nd body found at East Village, New York, explosion site positively identified as missing 26-year-old busboy – @NBCNewYork
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Update: Kankakee County, Ill., officials say, upon further questioning, missing teen case not related to escaped inmate - @nbcchicago

Update: Kankakee County, Ill., officials say, upon further questioning, missing teen case not related to escaped inmate – @nbcchicago
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Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, says he 'will not be silenced' by federal indictment and that he is confident he 'will be vindicated' - @jbendery

Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, says he ‘will not be silenced’ by federal indictment and that he is confident he ‘will be vindicated’ – @jbendery
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Authorities: At least 1 person injured after boat fire in Appomattox River near Prince George, Va.; fuel continues to burn on river - @NBC12

Authorities: At least 1 person injured after boat fire in Appomattox River near Prince George, Va.; fuel continues to burn on river – @NBC12
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President Obama spoke with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari in separate calls Wednesday, encouraging 2 to work together to unify country - @WhiteHouse

President Obama spoke with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and President-Elect Muhammadu Buhari in separate calls Wednesday, encouraging 2 to work together to unify country – @WhiteHouse
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More than a dozen injuries reported after quarry explosion in Sesimbra, Portugal; explosion reportedly felt on entire Setubal Peninsula - @comercioseixal

More than a dozen injuries reported after quarry explosion in Sesimbra, Portugal; explosion reportedly felt on entire Setubal Peninsula – @comercioseixal
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California order to cut water use does not apply to farmers, state says - @Reuters

California order to cut water use does not apply to farmers, state says – @Reuters
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House Oversight Committee Chair Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, on Justice Department's decision to not prosecute Lois Lerner: 'Today's announcement is disappointing and exhibits a disregard for the rule of law. ... The Committee will continue to pursue its ongoing investigation into the targeting of American citizens based on their political beliefs. Our goal is to ensure that the people responsible, including Lois Lerner, are held accountable'

House Oversight Committee Chair Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, on Justice Department’s decision to not prosecute Lois Lerner: ‘Today’s announcement is disappointing and exhibits a disregard for the rule of law. … The Committee will continue to pursue its ongoing investigation into the targeting of American citizens based on their political beliefs. Our goal is to ensure that the people responsible, including Lois Lerner, are held accountable’
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Editor's note: The immediate legal implications of a coroner classifying the death of Henry Glover, who was shot by a New Orleans police officer after Hurricane Katrina, as a homicide are unclear, The AP reports. Officer David Warren was acquitted in 2013 after saying he believed Glover was armed when he shot him. - Stephanie

Editor’s note: The immediate legal implications of a coroner classifying the death of Henry Glover, who was shot by a New Orleans police officer after Hurricane Katrina, as a homicide are unclear, The AP reports. Officer David Warren was acquitted in 2013 after saying he believed Glover was armed when he shot him. – Stephanie
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Report: Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, to step down as ranking member of Foreign Relations Committee following indictment on corruption charges, source tells @nationaljournal

Report: Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, to step down as ranking member of Foreign Relations Committee following indictment on corruption charges, source tells @nationaljournal
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Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin requests federal disaster assistance for Tulsa, Cleveland counties due to March 25 tornadoes - statement

Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin requests federal disaster assistance for Tulsa, Cleveland counties due to March 25 tornadoes – statement
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More: New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez's friend and campaign donor Dr. Salomon Melgen also indicted, Department of Justice says - @njdotcom

More: New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez’s friend and campaign donor Dr. Salomon Melgen also indicted, Department of Justice says – @njdotcom
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River Bottom fire in Apple Valley, Calif., is 30% contained, fire officials say - @LANow

River Bottom fire in Apple Valley, Calif., is 30% contained, fire officials say – @LANow
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More: Orleans Parish, La., coroner reclassifies post-Katrina death of Henry Glover as a homicide - @WGNOtv

More: Orleans Parish, La., coroner reclassifies post-Katrina death of Henry Glover as a homicide – @WGNOtv
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Sen. Menendez, D-NJ, to address media tonight at 7 pm ET, his office says - @ShawnBoburg

Sen. Menendez, D-NJ, to address media tonight at 7 pm ET, his office says – @ShawnBoburg
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US stocks close moderately lower on mixed economic data - @CNBC

US stocks close moderately lower on mixed economic data – @CNBC
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Pemex: Platform hit by fire produces 40,000 BPD; operations suspended, no oil spill - @Reuters

Pemex: Platform hit by fire produces 40,000 BPD; operations suspended, no oil spill – @Reuters
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Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson's son says he is happy his father called on religious freedom bill to be reworked; 'proud to have made a small contribution to the overall effort to stop discrimination against the LGBT community in Arkansas' - @MichaelSkolnik

Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson’s son says he is happy his father called on religious freedom bill to be reworked; ‘proud to have made a small contribution to the overall effort to stop discrimination against the LGBT community in Arkansas’ – @MichaelSkolnik
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Editor's note: There are reports of a threat on Fort Hood in Texas. It is not clear if the post is on lockdown. We are watching for more details. - Stephanie

Editor’s note: There are reports of a threat on Fort Hood in Texas. It is not clear if the post is on lockdown. We are watching for more details. – Stephanie
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Helicopters on scene of a shooting investigation in Osceola Mills, Clearfield County, Pa. - @WTAJnews

Helicopters on scene of a shooting investigation in Osceola Mills, Clearfield County, Pa. – @WTAJnews
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