Wild fire coach Mike Yeo, following 8th straight lossST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) ? The Minnesota Wild have fired coach Mike Yeo, following their eighth straight loss.
Obama to make statement on U.S. Justice Scalia's death: White HouseRANCHO MIRAGE, California (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will deliver a statement on the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at 8:30 p.m. EST (0130 GMT on Sunday), the White House said in a statement on Saturday. (Reporting by Jeff Mason and Roberta Rampton; Editing by Paul Simao)
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Obama, Senate have constitutional duty on Supreme Court vacancy: Sen. LeahyPresident Barack Obama and the U.S. Senate have a constitutional duty to nominate and confirm a Supreme Court justice to fill the vacancy left by the death of Antonin Scalia, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee said on Saturday. "The Supreme Court of the United States is too important to our democracy for it to be understaffed for partisan reasons. It is only February," Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy said in a statement.
Scalia death jolts GOP candidates ahead of debateGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) ? The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia jolted the Republican primary hours before Saturday night's debate, with Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio arguing that Scalia's replacement must be nominated by the next president, not Barack Obama.
U.S. Justice Scalia, conservative icon, dead at 79
By Joan Biskupic and Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace him just months before a presidential election. "On behalf of the court and retired justices, I am saddened to report that our colleague Justice Antonin Scalia has passed away," Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement on Saturday, calling Scalia, 79, an "extraordinary individual and jurist." Scalia's death was first reported by the San Antonio News-Express, who said he had apparently died of natural causes while visiting a luxury resort in West Texas. Obama, who is traveling in California, extended his condolences, and the White House said he would have more to say about Scalia's death later on Saturday.
Reaction to death of U.S. Justice Scalia(Reuters) - Conservative U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia has died, setting up a major political showdown between President Barack Obama and the Republican-controlled Senate over who will replace the jurist just months before a presidential election. Following is reaction to Scalia's death.