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Despite Protests, DeVos Delivers Bethune-Cookman Address


Cynthia Slater, a school alumna and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People of Daytona Beach, where Bethune-Cookman is located, said college administrators had threatened discipline for students and faculty who join the protest. Read More »

200000 cyberattack victims in 150-plus states: Europol


But the researcher's actions may have saved companies and governments millions of dollars and slowed the outbreak before computers in the USA were more widely affected. But he also said he's concerned the authors of the malware could re-release it without a kill switch or with a better one, or that copycats could mimic the attack. Read More »

White House was warned Flynn at risk of blackmail


Eighteen days went by between Yates expressing her concerns to the White House and Flynn being removed from the post. "I believe they're now emboldened to continue such activities in the future, both here and around the world, and to do so even more intensely", he said . Read More »

South Korea's new president moves to soothe tensions with China

The North's state-run propaganda Web site Uriminzokkiri claimed that North Korea policies that are hostile to fellow countrymen and intensify confrontation should be fundamentally eliminated. South Korea was not among the several dozen countries initially invited to the forum, due to Chinese concerns over the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense missile shield in the South. Read More »

Mom of Ohio boy who killed himself vows he "will be heard"

There was no mention of what happened in the bathroom, Branch told CNN . The boy then jumps in the face of another student in a "menacing manner". Gabriel, the statement said, "was an outstanding young man, and this is a great loss for his family and our school community". Read More »

Amtrak Engineer Charged With Manslaughter for 2015 Crash


The judge ruled that charges of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment can be brought against Bostian, both as misdemeanors. A Philadelphia judge has ordered prosecutors to file charges against the driver in the 2015 Amtrak derailment - just days after the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office said it would not do so. Read More »

Sessions Tells Prosecutors to Seek Harsher Punishments


But any exceptions will need to be approved by top supervisors, and the reasons must be documented, allowing the Justice Department to track the handling of such cases by its 94 USA attorney's offices. Holder Jr. and directed his federal prosecutors Thursday to charge defendants with the most serious, provable crimes carrying the most severe penalties. Read More »

Berrios fine 1st start, Twins outlast Indians, squirrel 4-1


I think sometimes guys get caught up in some of the frustration. Nick Tepesch got an emergency start last Saturday and flopped, and prospect Adalberto Mejia had a 5.79 ERA in three starts before being demoted. The Twins responded with three runs in the top of the fourth inning, and Berrios shut down the Indians thereafter in a 4-1 victory. "We got to keep the head up, keep working hard and keep trying to do the best we can do", said Edwin Encarnacion after going 0-for-4. Read More »

Arkansas Man Jailed In Deaths Of 3 People


Dardanelle is about 65 miles west of Little Rock. Arkansas State Police identified the deceased officer as Lt. Kevin C. Mainhart, 46, of the Yell County Sheriff's Department. A passing motorist notified police that Mainhart had been shot. Mainhart was a United States Air Force veteran who retired from the West Memphis Police Department after more than 20 years of service. Read More »

Turnbull says Trump like "family"


President Donald Trump has a way with words, you could say: he's especially skilled at inadvertently blurting out opinions on subjects he apparently knows nothing about. "It didn't mean anything more than that". Upon hearing Trump's praise for Australia's universal health care system, Sanders laughed out loud during an interview with Chris Hayeson MSNBC. Read More »

PA judge rules "probable cause" to charge 2015 Amtrak train derailment engineer

A Philadelphia municipal court judge ordered the charges of involuntary manslaughter and reckless endangerment against former Amtrak engineer Brandon Bostian to be revived on Thursday. The train's data recorder revealed it was traveling at 106 miles per hour around a sharp curve that had a speed limit of 50 mph. Bostian did not return calls for comment. Read More »

Belt, Ruggiano power Giants to 3-1 win over Reds

They were not happy to be delayed an extra two hours. "To play 17 and lose, it's a lot different feeling in the Giants' clubhouse right now than it is in ours", Reds manager Bryan Price assured. Reds: OF Billy Hamilton was bothered by a sore calf and Price said he nearly put a pitcher into center field to get Hamilton out of the game. RED SOX 6, RAYS 3: In Boston, Chris Sale struck out 12 while pitching seven solid innings and Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer, leading Boston past ... Read More »

White House defends its reaction to Yates' warnings


Here are some of the biggest issues that have not been directly answered by any current or former government official. The Trump White House was told again, after they hired Flynn, that he was compromised. This double corroboration that Trump knew about Flynn is a huge part of holding Trump directly responsible for his decision to hire and keep Flynn, and it's also damning in terms of the entire Russian collusion narrative (not yet proven, only being investigated) swirling around Trump's ... Read More »

Video shows 'bullying' incident days before 8-year-old took his life

In the video it appears he shakes hands with a student then falls to the floor. Attorneys for the boy's mother say the child lay unconscious for 7½ minutes before an assistant principal came to his aid. Eight-year-old Taye, a Carson School student whom Reynolds described as "a shining light to everyone who knew and loved him", hanged himself January 26 after what his family and their legal team claims was an incident of severe physical bullying at school two days before. Read More »

President Trump Doubles Down on Idea of Ending White House Press Briefings

On Thursday, Trump told NBC he knew he ran the risk that by firing Comey he would "confuse people" and "lengthen out the investigation" into ties to Russian Federation. Mr Trump also said this week that he alone was responsible for the decision to sack Mr Comey, calling him a "showboat" and "grandstander". Which means a future FBI director who wants to keep his job may feel pressure to tell the president what he wants to hear: No, Mr. Read More »

8-year-old boy bullied at school days before killing himself

At that point, Gabe arrived and appeared to "shake hands" with the bully before the boy "pulled him forward and slammed him into the wall" knocking him out, Branch added. A homicide detective told school officials the boy tried to shake the bully's hand and was thrown to the ground. Why was the video released so late? "We have uploaded the video, in its entirety, blurring our faces of the students who appear to protect their privacy". Read More »

Trump says he could name Federal Bureau of Investigation head by next week

Mason: Does he think it's appropriate to threaten someone like Mr. Comey not to speak? Sen. Marco RubioMarco RubioInterest builds over Trump's FBI pick Rubio "very encouraged" Trump considering politicians to lead FBI GOP: FBI firing won't slow agenda MORE (R-Fla.), however, said he felt "encouraged" by a report that Cornyn and Rep. Read More »

U.S. Justice Department orders tougher criminal punishments


The new memo from Sessions argues that allowing for discretion and not evenly applying a standard for pursuing certain sentences is unfair. "I agree with Attorney General Sessions that law enforcement should side with the victims of crime rather than its perpetrators", he said in a statement . Read More »

Victims of gunman who killed three at nursing home ID'd


The body of Kirkersville Police Chief Steven Eric DiSario was escorted from Licking County to Columbus on Saturday. Disario was responding to a report of a man with a gun, and his last radio communication said he had the man in sight, Thorp said. Read More »

Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'

He's simply stated a fact; the tweet speaks for itself. Seeking to bolster Trump's case that he has had no concealed dealings with Russia, his lawyers said in a letter released by the White House on Friday that a review of Trump's tax returns from the past 10 years showed no income from Russian sources outside of a few exceptions, and indicated he did not owe money to Russian lenders. Read More »

Trump Allows Russian Media To White House, Keeps US Press Out


The White House said the meeting had been booked for some time . The Post noted that among the critics are former deputy Central Intelligence Agency director David S. While the administration downplayed the threat, a senior administration official acknowledged that the White House had been misled about the role of the Russian photographer, who was actually employed by a state-run news agency. Read More »

Sean Spicer refuses to deny that Trump is taping White House visitors

Trump went on to slam Democrats as "hypocrites" due to their previous condemnations of Comey and his handling of the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email server. In 1973, President Richard Nixon sacked Archibald Cox, the Watergate special prosecutor who was seeking access to tapes of presidential conversations that ultimately led to Mr Nixon's resignation. Read More »

Why? Thomas Hartless i'd as Kirkersville nursing home shooter


The hostages ran when the shooter fired and they were not harmed. None of the 23 nursing home residents were injured, Thorp said, noting some had barricaded themselves in their rooms during the shooting. Thorp says Pine Kirk Care Center is a secure facility and investigators don't know how the gunman got in. "Rogers says she heard several other gun shots, then a man 'yelling and screaming'". Read More »

Trump Spokesman on Navy Reserve Duty at Key Time


Deputy White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, May 10, 2017. The president tweeted, "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium with flawless accuracy!" Maybe try harder, get organized, give information to the people tasked with relaying it. Read More »

White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'


Eighteen days went by between Yates expressing her concerns to the White House and Flynn being removed from the post. Just two days after the election, Obama urged President-elect Trump not to rehire Flynn, whom he once fired from the Pentagon. Read More »

Coroner Reopens Case Of Bullied 8-year-old Who Killed Self


According to the Cincinnati Enquirer , Gabriel's mother, Cornelia Reynolds, took him to the hospital for vomiting that evening and kept him home the next day. But because the mother didn't know what happened, the doctor at the hospital didn't either, which changed the nature of the medical examination, she said. Read More »

ACLU Announces It Won't Sue Trump Over 'Religious Freedom' Order


Under current law , churches are free to promote political candidates but must forgo such activity to obtain tax-exempt status. President Donald Trump signs an executive order in the Rose Garden of the of the White House in Washington, Thursday, May 4, 2017, asking the IRS to use "maximum enforcement discretion" over the regulation, known as Johnson Amendment , which applies to churches and nonprofits (AP Photo/Evan Vucci). Read More »

Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week

The White House said Mr Comey was sacked over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email affair, but Democrats have asked, if that is the case, why it took so long. "I think what needs to happen here is to clear this cloud, a cloud that's hanging over the administration, over the President, over the White House". Read More »

Slain North Texas teen's family calls for end to threats on police

A police officer in Texas who fired multiple rifle rounds into a auto full of teens Saturday night - killing a 15-year-old boy - was sacked Tuesday, police said . The other officer who responded is still employed. According to the Dallas Police Department, the auto Edwards was in drove away from police when it was ordered to stop, and the officers encountered the vehicle as they were responding to gunshots in the area. Read More »

Trump says wants to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Richard BurrRichard BurrGOP senator: Special prosecutor "on the table" Deputy attorney general to brief Senate next week after Comey firing Senate committee asks deputy AG, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation head for briefing on Russia MORE (R-N.C.) and Mark WarnerMark WarnerTop Intel Dem: Congress must review any Trump-Comey tapes Treasury to share financial info on Trump and Russia for Senate probe: reports GOP senator: Special prosecutor "on the table" MORE (D-Va.), the chairman and ... Read More »

Justice Department directs federal prosecutors to charge maximum sentences

But with this new directive, Attorney General Sessions is now implementing policies based on lies and misleading facts. "They deserve to be unhandcuffed and not micro-managed from Washington". "We favor a different approach which requires changing some of the existing federal laws", Freedom's Chairman Mark Holden said in a statement . Attorney General Jeff Sessions has issued a memo to all 94 USA attorneys to advise them of a new charging and sentencing policy within the Department ... Read More »