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Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness

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Yet when the usual throng gathered at the top of the stretch of the 143rd Kentucky Derby on Saturday evening, there among those in good position bounced Always Dreaming, the colt who didn't race between last August 20 and this January 25. By winning the Derby, he accomplished something his sire Bodemeister couldn't do. Only 12 horses have won horse's racing's Triple Crown - the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes - with American Pharoah the most recent to do it, in 2015. Read More »

Whitehouse was warned about Flynn's blackmail risk

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Democratic Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island has accused the White House of being more interested in protecting President Donald Trump from scandal than safeguarding national security. "It's true that President Obama made it known that he wasn't exactly a fan of Gen. Flynn's, which frankly shouldn't come as a surprise given that Gen. Read More »

Collapsed interstate bridge in Georgia to open next week

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The state has long used disincentives or penalties for contractors that don't complete the work in time. McMurry reiterated that the bridge will be completely safe and has been inspected thoroughly. The original projected date to reopen that section of I-85 was June 15. "We'll continue to look for innovation and lessons learned from this event", McMurry said. Read More »

Caitlyn Jenner reacts to idea of Kendall Jenner having a sex change

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However the transgender advocate, 67, got Melania and First Daughter Ivanka confused when she appeared made the claim during an appearance on ITV daytime show on This Morning on Friday - prompting a barrage of responses on Twitter. Her comments follow a recent public row where Kris slammed Jenner for her description of their 23-year marriage. 'I have been asked that question quite a bit, to be honest with you - over the next year I'm looking into it. Read More »

Republican voters don't seem to care about Comey's firing

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Asked again late last month in a CBS News interview whether he believes Russian Federation tried to interfere in the election, Trump said "I don't know". But the emergence of photos compounded the perception that Russian Federation had won a diplomatic victory and that the Trump White House was outmaneuvered. Read More »

Cheniere Energy says in talks to boost LNG shipments to China

Cheniere Energy Partners LP Holdings ( NYSE:CQH ) traded up 2.69% during trading on Friday, hitting $25.99. Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) ended its day at $123.20 with the rising stream of 0.32% and its total traded volume was 4.09 million shares less than the average volume. Read More »

Aaron Hernandez's Murder Conviction Overturned by Judge

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With Odin Lloyd's family sitting in the front row, Bristol County Superior Court Judge Susan Garsh said she was required to follow a legal precedent that allows a conviction to be vacated if the defendant dies before the direct appeal has been decided. Read More »

UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

It would mean world leaders had already triggered a spiral of catastrophe for humankind. "But I am not a pacifist". The Labour leader's support for nuclear disarmament has also been used to attack him, with former PM David Cameron branding him a security threat the day after the lifelong socialist was elected leader. Read More »

NDP files for recounts in three closely contested constituencies

The result for Courtenay-Comox, a riding decided for the NDP with just nine votes, may change depending on the count of absentee ballots. "And we have grounds", said Sanford, avoiding specifics. Elections B.C. still has to accept the NDP's request before the recounts are organized. While in Maple Ridge-Mission another recount has been asked for by the BC Liberals with only 120 votes separating first and second place. Read More »

Five persons thrashed for slaughtering buffalo

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An ANI video shared by many news media organisations shows a man being thrashed even as he is being escorted by the police. Surprisingly, while the cow vigilantes were let off, those who had purchased the buffalo and the dairy owner have been arrested. Read More »

Another voice: Youthful optimistic president in France

She earned more than 10.5 million votes on Sunday, roughly double the number of votes her father won running for the same party in 2002. Macron served as economy minister under Valls between 2014 and 2016. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Read More »

Haryana School provides baby snake for lunch

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When the principal and other faculty members found the snakelet when they checked the food. As the girls of Class VII were about to start eating, one of them found the dead reptile in her food and raised an alarm. The Midday Meal Scheme is a school meal programme of the Government of India created to improve the nutritional status of school-age children nationwide. Read More »

New Hamas chief makes first public appearance

His election came days after Hamas unveiled a revised charter that dropped its pledge for Israel's destruction and accepted a Palestinian state along the borders set before Israel occupied the West Bank and Gaza during the 1967 Arab-Israeli war. Read More »

Memorial Hermann named fourth best employer in America

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American Family came in at number 301, while New Jersey-based insurer Chubb took 369th. "We are honored to be a part of Forbes' list of America's best employers ", said Bill Fisher , Zimmer Biomet's Senior Vice President, Global Human Resources. Read More »

Coquitlam district students vote BC NDP

Elections BC has said the preliminary count when it comes to those absentee ballots province-wide is 176,104. The Liberals could have as many as 45 seats or as few as 40. "In the days ahead there will be discussions taking place between all parties, but [tonight] is not the time, [tonight] is the time for Greens to celebrate". Read More »

Kremlin says feels 'cautious optimism' after Trump meeting with Lavrov

MICHELE KELEMEN, BYLINE: Well, like my other colleagues, I headed over to the Russian Embassy where Sergey Lavrov, the foreign minister, gave a pretty thorough news conference after his meeting with Trump. Former CIA deputy director David Cohen tweeted that it was not a good idea to allow such access. The U.S. State Department cut the brief exchange between Lavrov and the news media from the video posted on the official State Department Twitter page. Read More »

Alex Salmond tells Tories he's 'well up for battle' over Gordon seat

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The SNP is claiming victory in Glasgow despite narrowly failing to take overall control of the city council as Labour was ousted from power after nearly 40 years. The prime minister insisted she was not taking "anything for granted" but her party enjoyed a stunning day that was matched by a dramatic decline for Labour, which lost more than 300 seats. Read More »

Steve Harvey makes no apologies for leaked memo to staff

As many as 80 Chicago production staffers are now reportedly without jobs, and one of them may have been disgruntled enough to leak this memo to Chicago media reporter Robert Feder . The host went viral this week after a letter he sent out to the staff of "The Steve Harvey Show" found its way to Twitter. Steve Harvey complained in the email that he would be sitting in his makeup chair and staff would walk in the room. Read More »

Man creates ruckus at Kapil Mishra's hunger strike, AAP denies link

Mishra had been suspended on Monday evening. Mishra, who was sacked as water minister, is on a hunger strike, demanding the details of foreign trips undertaken by AAP leaders. "It is not a dharna but a satyagraha ", Mishra was quoted by the Indian Express as saying. In an open letter to Kejriwal, Annapoorna, a former Bharatiya Janata Party politician said, "How many lies, Arvind?" "You had said that when the AAP MLAs had their first meeting at the Constitution Club after winning 28 ... Read More »

England star Ben Stokes continues to impress with Rising Pune Supergiant

A little later Tripathi could not execute a cut properly to be caught behind. Smith punished Shahbaz Nadeem from the word go, smashing him for couple of fours and a six. Stokes (2-31) accounted for Nair's wicket, his short delivery top-edged into the arms of Jaydev Unadkat (2-29), the same duo combining again to dismiss Shami as the England global took a stunning juggling catch at the rope. Read More »

Hospitals in England hit by apparent cyberattack

It said it believed the malware variant is called "Wanna Decryptor". Wanna Decryptor is a piece of malicious software that encrypts files on a user's computer, blocking them from view and threatening to delete them unless a payment is made. Read More »

South Korea to Send Envoys to China to Discuss THAAD, North Korea

The Thaad deployment was agreed by Mr Moon's predecessor, conservative leader Park Guen-hye. The South Korean statement said Trump said North Korea's nuclear problem was hard, but one that could be resolved. Clearly, the frustration many South Koreans felt about corruption pushed Moon to victory. It said the centre would gather experienced officers from across the Central Intelligence Agency in one entity "to bring their expertise and creativity to bear against the North Korea target". Read More »

White House Expected To Announce Voting Fraud Commission

Were they going to appoint a commission on How Trump Had the Biggest Inaugural Crowd in History while they were at it? Trump has signed an executive order creating the Advisory Commission on Election Integrity, and it will be chaired by Vice President Mike Pence, with Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach serving as vice chair. Read More »

Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision

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In that situation, the former First Lady added pointedly: "I hope you have healthcare". In one of his first major actions, Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said the department will delay an upcoming requirement to reduce the amount of sodium in school meals. Read More »

ISIS chief in Afghanistan killed in April raid, USA military says

The U.S. has significantly escalated its campaign against ISIS in Afghanistan in the early months of the Trump administration, including dropping its largest non-nuclear bomb on the group's headquarters in mid-April. Hasib's predecessor was obliterated by a USA drone strike previous year. "This successful joint operation is another important step in our relentless campaign to defeat ISIS-K in 2017", top US Commander in Afghanistan Gen. Read More »

Absentee ballots in five ridings could decide BC election

The final count will take place between May 22 and 24 and includes votes cast by voters outside of their electoral district, in a district electoral office or by mail. This is another race that could well be determined by absentee votes, of which there were nearly 2,000 in 2013. "Parties might have more aggressive get out the vote campaigns, but more likely to me is it's the type of people who use this absentee thing might be quite different and might tend to favour for whatever reason the NDP". Read More »

1 dead in police standoff in New Jersey's capital

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Reaves said the suspect is well-known and liked in the community. Lawrence Peele of New Jersey State Police said at a news conference after the surrender. An armed suspect was arrested on Thursday following a 35-hour standoff in Trenton, New Jersey, that left a bystander dead when the man opened fire on officers, according to police and media reports. Read More »

Philippines denies China hand in ASEAN statement

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He also denied that China attempted to influence the Asean heads of states to ensure that the worldwide court's ruling invalidating its "historic rights" to the South China Sea and the non-reclamation and non-militarization activities would be removed from the joint statement. Read More »

President Trump Calls Ousted FBI Chief 'Showboat' in Lester Holt Interview

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Trump has revealed he asked Comey on three occasions whether he was a target in a probe into alleged Russian election meddling, stoking allegations of presidential interference. Comey's testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee, which had a lot of staying power, went away after a week or two. Sanders said that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein has strong bipartisan support and is "independent enough" to carry out the investigation. Read More »

U.S., North Korea must negotiate before next nuclear test

China has protested against the deployment saying the system's powerful radar can probe deep into its territory, undermining is security, destabilising the regional security balance and doing little to deter North Korea. During their conversation, both agreed to pursue the goal of denuclearization of Korean peninsula. "A Korean-style, anti-terrorist offensive will be commenced to mop up the intelligence and plot-breeding organizations of the US and South Korea", North Korea's United Nations ... Read More »

Russian FM Lavrov praises Trump and Tillerson after talks

On Thursday morning, CNN's senior White House correspondent, Jim Acosta, tweeted that a White House official had told him that the Russians had lied about releasing photographs after the images were published on the Russian foreign minister's public Flickr page, and the Russia Embassy in the U.S. Read More »

3 biggest questions that remain about Flynn's ouster

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During the interview, Mr Trump also defended himself and his campaign aides against the swirling allegations that firing Mr Comey - and keeping Mr Flynn for so long - was a cover-up, saying that there was "no collusion between me and my campaign and the Russians". Read More »

US President Trump to receive Russian FM Lavrov in White House

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Mr Trump's decision on the eve of the meeting to fire the FBI director overseeing a Russia-related investigation injected further intrigue into Mr Lavrov's first visit to Washington since 2013. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Tillerson at the State Department before he was to head to the White House for talks with Trump. Lavrov told reporters the "noise about our contacts (with Trump associates), the fake information" makes for "abnormal background" for relations with the US, ... Read More »