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#LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russian Federation - and Rosie O'Donnell

#LetsMakePeace: Trump goes on odd tweetstorm praising Russian Federation - and Rosie O'Donnell Trump noted that he held meetings with both pols "on the same day" and added the hashtag #LetsMakePeace! The photos show Trump laughing with Lavrov and the ambassador to the US, Sergey Kislyak. Colin H. Kahl, former national security adviser to Joe Biden, posted on twitter "a deadly serious question: 'Was it a good idea to let a Russian gov photographer & all their equipment into the oval office... [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway On Comey Firing: 'It's Not A Cover Up'

Kellyanne Conway On Comey Firing: 'It's Not A Cover Up' One of Conway's favorite lines , in fact, was that it was the "cost of admission into the feminist movement that you automatically, pro-forma, default believe that men are trying to keep you down". "I mean read this report". Conway responded: "You're conflating two things that don't belong together. At some point you have to just be like, 'You're insane'". [Full Article...]

Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans

Don't let America down on health care, Trump tells Senate Republicans Collins, who ranks among the most moderate of Republican senators , and Senator Bill Cassidy of Louisiana said one of their top goals is to ensure that people with pre-existing medical conditions continue to have the same or better coverage. [Full Article...]

Trump warns Comey over media leaks

They said Comey was a popular and well-regarded director, which contradicts claims by the White House, and they cast doubt on claims by Sarah Huckabee Sanders that multiple Federal Bureau of Investigation employees had told her they were grateful Trump fired him. [Full Article...]

Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself

Attorneys say 8-year-old was bullied before killing himself A Hamilton County coroner's office spokesman said new evidence has prompted the reopening of the suicide investigation of Gabriel Taye, who hanged himself in his bedroom with a necktie on January 26. The school district had refused to release the video but chose to do so to counter what it said was the detective's suggestion that the children who poked or nudged or kicked Gabriel were assaulting ... [Full Article...]

Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers

Sheriff: Gunman kills police chief, 2 nursing home workers Thorp said Disario was the first person to respond to a report of a person with a gun at the nursing home. None of the 23 residents at the facility are believed to have been injured. The other victims in the shooting are reported to be two of the facility's employees, along with the shooter. The residents have since been moved to local hospitals. [Full Article...]

Texas Southern University cancels speech by GOP Sen. John Cornyn amid outcry

Texas Southern University cancels speech by GOP Sen. John Cornyn amid outcry Cornyn had been set to speak at the historically black university on Saturday. Cornyn, 65, a member of Senate leadership as majority whip who is as establishment and predictable a political figure as the president is an unpredictable political outsider, didn't rule out accepting the job if it were offered. [Full Article...]

Officer shot after man opens fire in nursing home

When a shot was sacked at the chief, the hostages escaped unharmed. The names of the employees who were killed and the suspected shooter have not been released. The village is about 24 miles (39 kilometers) east of Columbus. The gunman was later found dead. Homeland Security, State Highway Patrol, and the local Sheriff's Office responded to an active shooter situation near a nursing home and e... [Full Article...]

FBI Raids Office of Republican Campaign Consultant in Annapolis

FBI Raids Office of Republican Campaign Consultant in Annapolis The FBI confirms agents are executing a search warrant at an office of a GOP fundraiser/consulting firm in Annapolis, the 11 News I-Team has learned. "Our suspicion is that this is just a carry-over from that", Rogers said. Less than one-half of one percent of that money, $10,000, actually made it to the Cuccinelli campaign. [Full Article...]

Engineer charged in deadly Amtrak crash

The DA's office, however, has referred the prosecution to the Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, DA spokesman Cameron Kline said in a statement yesterday. Per Pennsylvania law, involuntary manslaughter when it was a direct result of reckless or negligent behavior is a first-degree misdemeanor punishable by two-and-a-half to five years in prison per charge. [Full Article...]

In surprise vote, Senate keeps Obama's methane rules in place

Under that order, the Department of the Interior is considering repealing the BLM methane rule but has not committed to doing so yet, and it would take years to finalize. The statement claimed that the methane rule was an encumbrance to "American energy production, economic growth and job creation". McCain's vote came as a surprise to Senate leadership. [Full Article...]

Chance Of Strong Storms Wednesday Evening

Chance Of Strong Storms Wednesday Evening Large hail and gusty winds will be the main concerns overnight, but again isolated tornadoes can't be ruled out completely. Rain showers are very likely for Denver and Front Range. Storms should clear out by sunrise on Friday morning, setting the stage for a calm and quiet Mother's Day Weekend. Wind gusts could reach 21 miles per hour. [Full Article...]

Trump's "Muslim ban" goes down memory hole right after Spicer chokes

Trump's When questioning turned to Omar Jadwat, a senior staff lawyer for the ACLU arguing against the ban, Jadwat seemed to imply in somewhat disjointed statements that the executive order could be considered constitutional had it been issued by someone other than Donald Trump. [Full Article...]

Alabama teams rank among top 2 in SEC in academic measure

Alabama teams rank among top 2 in SEC in academic measure For the 2015-16 academic year, women's basketball, golf, tennis, men's golf and volleyball all posted ideal scores of 1,000. MSU football ranked 10th in Big Ten with a 974 April score for 2015-16. When UConn's April fell below the required four-year rolling average, it was banned from postseason play in 2012-13. Each of those students earns back a lost April point for their team. [Full Article...]

"Stamp Out Hunger" food drive helps feed over 16000 local kids

Saturday for them to be picked up and distributed to local food banks. "The food drive is just one of the many ways letter carriers give back to our communities". Fruit and jelly, dry beans, rice, canned meat, soup, macaroni and cheese, Jell-O, pudding and toiletry items are always needed. "We're talking about neighbors helping neighbors", Dunton said. [Full Article...]

'You are paddleboarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks'

'You are paddleboarding next to approximately 15 great white sharks' A shark advisory is issued when "there is a confirmed sighting of a non-aggressive shark". A great white shark attempted to bite into a diving cage this week. "I saw two sharks", he said. Last month, a mother of three survived an attack off San Onofre State Beach. OC Lifeguards Chief Jason Young said there were two reports in the Capo Beach area. [Full Article...]

California police: DUI hit-and-run suspect had been deported 15 times

California police: DUI hit-and-run suspect had been deported 15 times Lennox Lake's parents didn't go to court for the arraignment, preferring to stay at their son's side at Rady Children's Hospital. Lennox and his parents were returning from a trip to Disneyland when the crash occurred. Federal authorities say Constantino Banda-Acosta was last deported in January and he's had at least 14 prior deportation cases since 2002. Then they heard the screeching of tires ... [Full Article...]

Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy and 2 others captured

Suspect in killing of Arkansas deputy and 2 others captured CBS affiliate WTHV reports that Lieutenant Kevin C. Mainhart, 46, of the Yell County Sheriff's Department, was fatally shot during a traffic stop Thursday morning in Dardanelle, about 65 miles west of Little Rock. Police were dispatched to the address at Gum Springs where they found two female bodies outside the home. This information has not been confirmed by any law enforcement agency. [Full Article...]

Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care

Trump tries to pressure Senate Republicans on health care A moderate Republican, Sen. Mick Mulvaney, Trump's budget director, also said the version that gets to the president will likely differ from the House measure. In this May 4, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump talks to House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis.in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington , after the House pushed through a health care bill. [Full Article...]

Kannapolis community to honor police officers

Officers from around the Texas Panhandle will gather at the Llano East Cemetary to honor the dozens of officers who have died in the line of duty already this year. A memorial plaque of Lieutenant Michael Lutz who passed in 1994 is on display at South Zanesville Police Department. "I appreciate that I live in a community where [police officers'] intentions appear to be good", he said. [Full Article...]


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