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Stratford remembers veterans on Memorial Day

It's a day we should all remember and not forget who gave us the right. "It's an honor to serve the country for thirty-eight and a half years, it's an honor to be a veteran, and I am deeply honored to be able to lead the moment of silence", said Boepple. Read More »

'Free speech or die': Portland stabbing suspect yells in court

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A third victim, Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21, remained in a local hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries, police said . Mother Asha Deliverance of Ashland, Oregon , called on the president to "condemn any acts of violence, which result directly from hate speech and hate groups". Read More »

Library to kick off summer reading

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The library has formed partnerships with the Houston Astros Foundation, Texas RoadHouse, Whataburger, Home Depot and the Brazoria County Library System Foundation - all of which have provided prizes or programs for kids. Check our list of Suburban Libraries for specific events and contact information on each independent library in the county. Betts Branch, located in Syracuse's Valley neighborhood, will host a Make-Your-Own Ice Cream Social on Monday, June 26 at 4:30 p.m. Read More »

Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Loehmann, who is white, shot the black preteen near a recreation center after police received an emergency called about someone brandishing a gun. Officer Frank Garmback , who was driving the patrol vehicle when Rice was killed, was suspended for 10 days, officials said. Read More »

Baltimore mayor to consider removing Confederate monuments

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Catherine Pugh told the Baltimore Sun the city could save money by auctioning off the monuments. Earlier this month, New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu delivered a speech that drew widespread attention , explaining why he had ordered the removal of that city's confederate monuments. Read More »

Man falls to his death in a Washington state park

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The park contains unmarked trails at the falls. While the couple was trying to take a selfie, the man apparently lost his footing and plummeted off the cliff and into the water below. NBC Right Now looked into some recent history at Palouse Falls State Park, and specifically the question about the lack of fencing around the more risky areas of the park. Read More »

Arkansas Football To Be Featured On CBS Twice

Arkansas most recently played Oral Roberts in the 2015 NCAA Tournament, when the Razorbacks also played Oklahoma State and Missouri State. There will be no obscure conference tournament champion or unknown at-large opponent for nationally No. Read More »

SJSU student abducted at knifepoint by stranger escapes in Oregon

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The woman told authorities she had been taken about 10 hours earlier in San Jose, and escaped on foot after her auto ran out of gas and came to a stop. Upon being interviewed again Saturday, the woman described the suspect as someone of a mixed race background, who appeared to be in his 30s. The woman's family became anxious when they arrived to meet her for graduation and she was not there, according to the sheriff's office. Read More »

Donald Trump condemns Portland attack as 'unacceptable'

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President Donald Trump is condemning the fatal stabbing of two good Samaritans trying to help two young women targeted by an anti-Muslim rant in Portland , Oregon . The military veteran worked as a technician for the city of Portland and had gravitated towards public service. The attacker shouted foul language and ranted against Muslims just after he boarded the train last Friday, passenger Rachel Macy told The Oregonian . Read More »

Trump's communications director will be latest to leave the White House

He declined to comment further. Mike Dubke resigned on May 18 but offered to stay until the end of the president's first foreign trip, which wrapped up this past weekend. Conway said the White House will continue to bring in Cabinet secretaries and other top officials to handle news briefings on topics in their patch. Read More »

Modi praises Germany's success in football, Bundesliga

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Hailing Germany's extensive work in skill development, Prime Minister Modi said that it would benefit the youth of India. Peace in Afghanistan and the importance of an the "Afghan-led and owned reconciliation and development process" was touched upon, with the prime minister expressing appreciation over the German presence in Afghanistan and calling for a consolidation of efforts in the country, Tomar said. Read More »

Boston: Testimony Set to Begin in Baby Doe Murder Trial

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McCarthy's lawyer rejected the prosecution's claim that McCarthy killed the girl because he thought she was possessed by a demon. McCarthy, Shapiro said, had a scholarly interest in good and evil - while the child's mother, Rachelle Bond , wrote about children possessed by demons around the time that authorities believe the child was murdered in the Dorchester apartment where the three lived. Read More »

Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said the administration would appeal the decision to the Supreme Court . "Laid bare, this executive order is no more than what the president promised before and after his election: naked invidious discrimination against Muslims", Judge James Wynn Jr. Read More »

Jessica Chastain blasts representation of women in film

Diane Kruger , the star of Fatih Akin's In The Fade , won best actress in the Cannes film festival for her performance as a grieving, then vengeful German widow whose marriage to a German-Turk finds her battling homegrown neo-Nazis. She said: "Thank you to my father, who taught me about writing and directing and for sharing his love of cinema, and to my mother for encouraging me to be an artist". Read More »

Sweet relief! Gsellman leads Mets to 4-2 win over Brewers

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Gsellman had, by far, his best start of the season. Gsellman tossed seven innings of two-run ball on just three hits while striking out seven. Gsellman also struck out five Brewers . With the bullpen taxed and struggling, the Mets have been desperate for their starting pitchers to pick things up. However, would it be a bad idea to send Lugo to the bullpen until Gsellman cools off? Injuries have been a big factor why, as the Mets depth has been tested around the diamond. Read More »

Deadlocked over the Bathroom Bill

That includes a medical oversight law that previously died in the Texas House , after some of its most conservative members killed every item on a legislative calendar full of non-controversial issues. "The taxpayers deserve to have the Legislature finish their work on time", Abbott spokesman John Wittman said in a statement. "One day, I'll retire and I'll be sitting on my porch in that rocking chair with my grandkids", said Patrick. Read More »

Heated argument erupts on Texas House floor

Mindful that the building is not, in fact, a "sanctuary" for "the undocumented", Texas state Rep. Matt Rinaldi claims he saw some carrying signs identifying themselves as illegals and chose to call the feds. "During that time Poncho told me that he would 'get me on the way to my vehicle.' He later approached me and reiterated that 'I had to leave at some point, and he would get me". Read More »

Local groups urge senators to vote against American Health Care Act

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After all, most advanced industrialized countries have universal health care. The ACA forbids insurers from denying coverage to people based on preexisting conditions. Warren said the House bill would knock millions of people off of health care coverage, raise costs for people over 50 and working families, and open the door to discrimination against people with pre-existing conditions , women and people with mental health conditions - all to help deliver what she described as "a tax break ... Read More »

Portland mayor asks feds to stop 'alt-right' rallies

A week before US President Donald Trump was elected in November 2016, Christian posted a weird and hateful tirade on Facebook, saying, "If Donald Trump is the Next Hitler then I am joining his SS to put an end to Monotheist Question". Earlier, in an interview with CNN, Wheeler called the three men heroes. Mayor Ted Wheeler said Monday the events should be canceled out of respect for the victims of the Friday stabbing. Read More »

What Are the Most Misspelled Words in Every State?

Hey, I'm just the messenger. "Beautiful" also sent four states into a tizzy - Minnesota, Ohio, Kentucky and NY - which tells me a lot of people in those states haven't seen " Bruce Almighty ". Karls said he found it "dumbfounding" that Wisconsinites had so much trouble spelling the name of their state, and that it showed modern society's reliance on Google rather than the dictionary or other, traditional reference material. Read More »

Grandmother spends thousands to save North Highlands Memorial Day parade

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East Greenwich: Memorial Day Parade will kick off from Academy Field and wind through the Hill District by way of Mawney Street beginning at 10 a.m. She also talked about the uniqueness of the oath that USA military take compared to the oath of other nations. "1975 is when I joined the military", said Clinton Perry. Read More »

Harper and Strickland trade punches | Nationals beat Giants 3-0

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Both players exchanged blows for a few seconds before Strickland was knocked to the ground by an onrushing wave of players and coaches from both sides, amid much pushing and shoving. He also respects Strickland for hitting him in an appropriate place of the body and not at his head area. Did Harper exacerbate everything by charging Strickland and with that ridiculous and potentially risky helmet toss? Yes. Read More »

PM Modi attends IGC plenary meeting with Merkel

There was discussion also on the issue of radicalization and terrorism and each countries experience in dealing with this. Asked Tuesday whether her meetings with senior officials from India and China this week signaled a pivot away from Germany's old ally in Washington, Merkel sought to dampen speculation of a major rift. Read More »

Trump defends son-in-law amid Russian Federation reports

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner was "more than willing to answer any and all questions" following reports of his meetings with Russian officials, according to a top USA official. Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told ABC News on Sunday it was "normal" and "acceptable" to establish back channels with foreign powers. Read More »

US will leave Paris climate deal

And Scott Pruitt, ever the optimist, has now been pushing his aides in the EPA to work with outside supporters in getting as many Op/Eds written in major newspapers in favor of pulling out of the Paris accord . The goal is to keep the rise in global temperatures no higher than 2 degrees Celsius, as compared with pre-industrial levels. Throughout the campaign, Trump had pledged to withdraw from the pact. Read More »

Merkel calls for good relations with India

German Chancellor Angela Merkel turned down on Tuesday a request by her coalition partner Social Democrats to withdraw German soldiers from Turkey's Incirlik Air Base amid political tensions between the two countries. Merkel is scheduled to meet with China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Still, it is significant that Merkel's main rival has lashed out at Trump. Read More »

Trial beginning for officer who killed motorist

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But squad vehicle video could emerge as key evidence in the case against St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez, who goes on trial for manslaughter this week. But Judge Leary denied the motion weeks later and chose to keep the trial in St. Paul, finding that Yanez failed to show that there is a "reasonable likelihood" a trial in Ramsey County would be unfair. Read More »

Trump slams recent leaks about Russian Federation as possibly 'fake news'

Though Kushner has appeared "subdued", he does not plan to step aside as Trump's senior adviser or reduce his responsibilities, the New York Times reported , citing unnamed people close to him. Schiff did agree with H.R. McMaster that there is theoretically nothing wrong with backchannel communications "in the abstract", but clearly Schiff feels the context and content of such discussions are important. Read More »

The battle for Trump's mind on climate

Republican senator Lindsey Graham has questioned Donald Trump's views on climate change being a hoax, and suggested the president should commit to the Paris climate deal . "However, there is a lot going on at the next level down between provinces and states", he added, using California as an example of a state taking a different approach on climate than Trump with its cap-and-trade system. Read More »

Texas Moves Forward With "Bathroom Bill" Legislation

The bill will mean that transgender students at public schools will have to use bathrooms and locker-rooms in line with their "biological sex" or use a "single-occupancy facility" that the school must provide as an alternative. Chris Paddie , who authored the language , according to the AP. When Barack Obama was still president, the U.S. Department of Education tried to implement requirements that school districts nationwide allow transgender students to choose campus bathrooms or locker ... Read More »

Lauryn Hill and Nas are going on tour

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Tickets for Nas and Hill's tour go on sale to the general public on Friday, June 2nd at 10 a.m. local time. Imagine that! Twenty-one years after Ms. 09/10 - Toronto, Ontario - Budweiser Stage ^. 09/14 - Camden, NJ @ BB&T Pavilion &. 09/20 - Raleigh, NC @ Red Hat Amphitheater #. September 22 - Miami, FL - Bayfront Park Amphitheater +. Read More »

Sean Hannity Loses at Least 5 Advertisers After Promoting Conspiracy Theory

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We don't have the ability to influence content at the time we make our advertising purchase. The following day, Cars.com pulled its advertising from the Fox News personality's program. "We do not advertise on Fox News , Hannity or any political commentary show". Sean Hannity's obsession with a conspiracy theory about the murder of a former DNC staffer has led at least seven advertisers to flee his Fox News show this week. Read More »

Fox News founder Roger Ailes dead at 77

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That October, Ailes flipped the switch on Fox News Channel . Ailes was suffering from numerous and serious health problems, which we're told contributed to his death . "He was a genius". She claims it all began shortly after she met Ailes while working on George H.W. Bush's first presidential campaign. He was a media consultant on Richard Nixon's 1968 campaign, and a career of politics and production eventually led him to the presidency of CNBC in 1993. Read More »

Merkel says can develop India ties and keep up U.S. relationship

On Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Europe can no longer count on the U.S. and its allies. Trump has frequently criticized members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, including Germany , for not hitting an agreed-upon threshold of 2% of gross-domestic-product spending toward defense. Read More »