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Manchester bomber seen buying rucksack in city on Friday

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It's a leak that has British officials furious at their American counterparts. The New York Times published on Wednesday what appeared to be police photographs showing fragments from the bomb and a backpack used to hide it. His name first surfaced in United States media reports Tuesday, based on briefings given to USA officials by their counterparts in London . This comes after British Prime Minister Theresa May and other British officials criticized the leaking of the terrorist ... Read More »

'Bad neighbor' unplugs bounce house at girl's birthday party

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Another one when he was being removed, his leg got a little injured". Surveillance video shows an older man walking alongside the house and unplugging the bounce house from the outlet. The neighbor, who has been uncooperative with police, could face trespassing charges, "Today" reported . The man's wife told NBC News he is declining comment and has hired a lawyer to give police his side of the story. Read More »

IL lawmakers pass workers' compensation measures; Barickman, Long weigh in

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At that very moment, state senate Democrats were trying to move a two-year freeze on school district property taxes. Medicaid system. We have also taken steps toward greater pension parity for Chicago; during the 99th General Assembly, House Democrats advanced Senate Bill 2822, which provides state funding for Chicago teacher's pensions. Read More »

South Carolina man pleads guilty to 7 killings

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He also killed a husband and wife doing work on his Spartanburg County property in 2015, and the boyfriend of the woman he kept chained up. The crimes date back to 2003 and the bodies of several of the people killed by Kohlhepp were found on his property. Read More »

Prisoners steal van, escape from Lino Lakes

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UPDATE: The Minnesota Department of Corrections has released names and photographs of the five men still at large. A Minnesota inmate stole a van transporting inmates from St. Mitchell has a lengthy criminal history dating back to 2009. Mitchell was charged in October 2016 with slamming a U.S. Marshall with a stolen vehicle. Read More »

Trump Budget Based on $2 Trillion Math Error

Representative Mark Sanford , a Republican, told Mr Mulvaney that Mr Trump's budget "presumes a Goldilocks economy" that never goes into recession. "The foundation for the plan is 3% growth". "And what's the result of more spending, more regulation and slower economic growth?" Copies of President Trump's fiscal 2018 federal budget at Capitol Hill in Washington . Read More »

Tractor-trailer crashes into famed Nevada brothel

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The investigation is continuing. It's not clear why Brandt, identified as a former employee of a Reno trucking company, allegedly attacked the building. Nevada has brothels across the state, though they are not legal in the Las Vegas area. Bunny Ranch owner Dennis Hof meanwhile, owns another brothel known as Love Ranch outside Las Vegas, where Lamar Odom, the former National Basketball Association player and former husband of reality star Khloe Kardashian, was found unconscious in 2015. Read More »

Gianforte apologizes to reporter in acceptance speech

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Despite that, Gianforte bested Democrat Rob Quist by a margin of 50% to 44%. Most polls had showed Gianforte leading , but the contest, which had already grown closer than expected for a reliably GOP seat , crossed into unknown territory Wednesday night when Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault after attacking a reporter at his campaign headquarters in Bozeman, Montana. Read More »

Bill Cosby jury selected

Last week, Cosby said race could be a motivating factor in the dozens of sexual assault allegations lodged against him. He also pointed out that not diversifying the jury panel would be a "potential terrible problem" considering Cosby is a Black comedian who is accused of sexually assaulting a white woman. Read More »

New Orleans Wednesday weather: Mostly cloudy then sunny

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Thursday night - A 20 percent chance of showers after 11 p.m. Light southwest wind increasing to 10 to 15 miles per hour in the afternoon. Sunday Night: Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm. Sunday: Partly cloudy, windy and very warm. Thursday is looking Mostly sunny, with a high near 71. Read More »

Taylor: Montana Voters' Choice on Gianforte Should Be 'Honored'

Ben Jacobs . I want to apologize to the FOX News team , and I am sorry to each of you for my actions. The newly elected congressman apologized after his victory. Gianforte growls. "Get the hell out of here!" The Guardian posted an audio clip in which Gianforte can be heard saying he was "sick and exhausted of you guys". Read More »

Motorist caution urged for Memorial Day

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The rest - 1.8 million - will be on trains, buses and cruise ships. AAA says the jump is due to increased confidence in the USA economy which means consumers are spending more and using that money to travel. Across the nation, AAA expects more than 39 million Americans to hit the road, making it the busiest Memorial Day weekend since 2005. If you're planning to get out of Dodge (or Dallas, or Denver, or D.C.) this holiday weekend, prepare for plenty of company on the highways and byways. Read More »

GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

As a outcome, the CBO and the JCT expect that the waivers in those states would have another effect: Community-rated premiums would increase over time, and people who are less healthy (including those with pre-existing or newly acquired medical conditions) would ultimately be unable to purchase comprehensive nongroup health insurance at premiums comparable with those under the PPACA. Read More »

Supreme Court decides only Democrats can use race in gerrymandering

The 1st and 12th districts were redrawn after the lower court's ruling, and the new alignments were in force for last year's elections. That followed a decision against Alabama's state legislative districts in 2015. The state had argued it was acting in accordance with the Voting Rights Act, but Justice Elena Kagan , in writing for the majority , said North Carolina did not offer compelling reasons to justify its reliance on race in either district. Read More »

A look at latest legal loss for Trump travel ban

All three dissenting judges agreed that the majority erred grievously by intervening in national security matters and looking beyond the executive order's text to determine its objective. "Rather then wait for yet another court to rule against it, Congress can and must take action that will end this discriminatory and unsafe policy once and for all". Read More »

GOP leaders praise Trump's balanced budget plan

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The administration also proposes to privatize the nation's air traffic control system, which budget documents suggest would boost the budget deficit by about $45 billion over 10 years. "You have to have compassion for folks who are receiving the federal funds, but also you have to have compassion for the folks who are paying it", he told reporters . Read More »

Republican accused of 'bodyslam' wins Montana special election

It was palpable at some polling stations Thursday in Montana . Republican Greg Gianforte has won the special election for Montana's open US House seat, CNN projects, defeating Democrat Rob Quist and capping off a whirlwind final 36 hours of the campaign that saw Gianforte being charged for allegedly assaulting a reporter. Read More »

Armed man arrested at Phoenix Comicon after struggling with police

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They believe this is an isolated incident. They learned of the suspect after getting information about a man who was going to be armed inside the event with the intent to target officers. Prop weapons will no longer be allowed at the convention, Fortune said, and delays are expected as security and police ramp up screening efforts at event entrances. Read More »

Rainy Friday ahead of seasonable holiday weekend in Albany area

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A stray thunderstorm is possible south of I-94. Monday night , partly cloudy, with a low around 58. Sunday is the pick of the weekend. Partly cloudy through the day and warm. Sunday will be partly sunny with a risk of a few PM showers and storms. Sunday , we will have a slight chance for afternoon thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 55. Read More »

US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

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Yun briefed lawmakers on the Trump administration's approach toward Pyongyang , according to the Korean news agency Yonhap . Seoul plans to cooperate with Moscow in developing the Northern Sea Route and Russia's Far East, and also implementing multilateral infrastructure projects in the region, South Korean Presidential Special Envoy Song Young-gil told TASS. Read More »

Former US Attorney reacts to Sessions' call for tougher sentences

The move will mean longer prison sentences and more people in prison, a dramatic reversal from the Obama administration's efforts to lower the number of people in prison. Some prosecutors opposed Holder's directive, saying it deprived them of a tool for persuading drug crime defendants to plead guilty. "Because millions and millions of people want to do drugs", he said. Read More »

GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

The report incorporates the changes to the bill made just before it narrowly passed the House on May 4. "If you are older and sicker, not really", he said . The CBO reports that the bill could destabilize individual insurance markets in some states, leaving unhealthy Americans unable to buy insurance. Read More »

Texas Legislature advances school transgender bathroom law

Republican State Rep. Chris Paddie states that the amendment preserves the "privacy, dignity and safety" of Texas students. To read this article in one of Houston's most-spoken languages, click on the button below. Texas is to pass a "bathroom bill" that will ban transgender students from using the restroom that aligns with their gender identity. The lieutenant governor previously threatened to keep lawmakers in Austin in a special session unless the House passed several bills that ... Read More »

Trump, G-7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

Oxfam activists wearing masks of the leaders of the G7 summit; from left, Italian Premier Paolo Gentiloni , US President Donald Trump , German Chancellor Angela Merkel , Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe , French President E. She said terror propaganda is "warping young minds" and that she thinks technology companies both could do more and have the responsibility to act. Read More »

Trump meets Macron and praises his "tremendous victory"

President Donald Trump meets with French President Emmanuel Macron at the U.S. Embassy, Thursday, May 25, 2017 , in Brussels . Later in January, when Neil Gorsuch was nominated to the Supreme Court, Trump yanked his arm multiple times during their handshake. Read More »

DNC: Suspend Kushner's Security Clearance During FBI Probe

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FBI agents investigating ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russia reportedly are focused on meetings Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had with Russian figures. The FBI's Russian Federation investigation gained increased attention after the firing of FBI Director James Comey . Russian Federation has repeatedly denied any involvement in the U.S. Read More »

Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election

Gianforte, who was charged with assault on Wednesday, is running against Democrat Rob Quist . Meanwhile, Georgia's 6-much more favorable territory for Democrats-votes next month in a run-off election. He also said, "Bernie Sanders and Nancy Pelosi can't call the shots here in Montana". Quist, wearing his signature cowboy hat, told supporters in Missoula, Montana, that the grassroots energy of his campaign would continue. Read More »

Kansas lawmakers prepare to debate tax hikes, school funding

Lois Kolkhorst of Brenham, would have applied to bathrooms and locker rooms in government buildings, public schools and colleges and universities. "This does not include schools". The Senate sent House Bill 2429 to the governor Thursday afternoon. "Ultimately it is up to Governor Abbott, who is the only one who can call for a special session". Read More »

Trump's budget plan hits poor people hard

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Most of the health proposals would directly hit the federal level, but many would trickle down and eventually be felt on the state and local level - and there are a few changes that states would feel immediately. The administration has requested $2.6 billion for overall border security . That brings up another aspect of Mr. Trump's proposals that has attracted widespread criticism. Read More »

Trump scolds fellow NATO leaders: Spend more for military

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Trump isn't the only one wanting more commitment, though. "Twenty-three of the 28 member nations are still not paying what they should be paying for their defence", Trump said , standing by a piece of the wreckage of the Twin Towers. And Macron pushed Trump on a sweeping climate agreement and even engaged in an apparent handshake stand-off. Some of the discussions President Trump had in Brussels will follow him to his next stop: Sicily. Read More »

Texas House Passes New Bathroom Bill; What's Next for Events Industry

The so-called "second-chance" bill previously cleared the House and was passed Monday by the Senate , which included an amendment ensuring that Texans convicted of some crimes involving sex or violence wouldn't be eligible. This amendment will now go to the Senate , and if they accept the amendments from the House, it will then be placed on Governor Greg Abbott's desk for his signature. Read More »