Police barricade an area near the bombing suspect's home in Pflugerville, Tex. (Video: The Post; photo: Getty Images)
Authorities believe the suspect, Mark Anthony Conditt, 23, was responsible for a string of explosions in Austin and outside San Antonio and are investigating whether he had help. Conditt died earlier today after police say he detonated an explosive device in his vehicle as officers closed in on him.
Wednesday’s move bumps the Fed’s key rate from 1.5 percent to 1.75 percent, raising costs for borrowers and easing off efforts to stimulate the economy. The Fed also signaled it would raise rates two more times this year, part of an ongoing move away from the extraordinary measures it took to boost the economy during and after the Great Recession.
Negotiators closed in on a $1.3 trillion deal that includes obstacles to President Trump’s immigration agenda but leaves a major New York area infrastructure project he fiercely opposes in limbo, according to three officials familiar with its outlines.
The brothers had been diagnosed last year with Stage 4 cirrhosis of the liver as the result of a gene mutation. But while waiting to be put on the organ transplant list, one developed an aggressive form of cancer.
Fired in the wake of an FBI investigation, the former Louisville coach is unemployed during the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2001. His ability to get another job may hinge on whether he can convince schools that he’s right and investigators are wrong.