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Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack

Southern California baby dies in family stabbing attack Upstairs, he found the worst sight he'd ever seen: a lifeless 18-month-old girl, lying face down on a sofa, stabbed multiple times in the back. Police are also looking for a black, four-door 2002 Hyundai Sonata with a California license plate No 7TQL009. [Full Article...]

Virginia joins U.S. Climate Alliance

Virginia joins U.S. Climate Alliance Climate Alliance to meet Delaware's pledge for the Paris Agreement". DE is joining a growing list of states committing to uphold the Paris Climate Accord, despite President Trump's move last week to withdraw the US from the agreement. Many states will have their governor's seats up for election in the next year and a half, so future governors could join or leave the Climate Alliance. [Full Article...]

Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas

Big Triple G-Alvarez title fight to be in Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas will be the site for Canelo-Golovkin, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya announced Monday on ESPN. "We are thrilled to be producing and distributing this power-house event from the bright lights of Las Vegas". [Full Article...]

Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system

Trump to embrace privatization of air traffic control system Most of the major airlines support the proposed changes, but Delta Airlines does not. Trump plans a series of events this coming week to highlight his $1tn effort to modernise roads, bridges, airports and railways. Congress will empower the board to do some things and prohibit them from doing others. The Federal Aviation Administration spends almost $10 billion a year on air traffic contro... [Full Article...]

Trump may not block Comey testimony at key public hearing

Trump may not block Comey testimony at key public hearing If Trump had asserted executive privilege over Comey, it would have likely created the perception that the administration was seeking to hide information about the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. He has said Comey assured him he was not personally under investigation, and in an interview with NBC's Lester Holt, Trump criticized Comey as an attention seeker. [Full Article...]

Six dead in United States workplace shooting

Demings said four of the victims were pronounced dead at the scene, and another at the hospital. Officers were dispatched within 45 seconds and arrived two minutes later, the sheriff said. Florida Gov. Rick Scott called the shooting "tragic" in a statement Monday morning and said he was being briefed by law enforcement officials. "'See something, say something' is kind of tiresome", said act... [Full Article...]

US Supreme Court strikes down NC gerrymandered legislative districts

US Supreme Court strikes down NC gerrymandered legislative districts But voters may have to wait almost 18 more months for the ruling to yield results, since the justices separately rejected an order by the same three-judge panel to hold special elections this fall in districts that must be redrawn by lawmakers. [Full Article...]

Spicer refers all Russia-related questions to Trump's lawyer

Spicer refers all Russia-related questions to Trump's lawyer Mr. Lewandowski said it would be easier for someone who has a "pre-existing" relationship with Mr. Trump to fill the role of White House communications director. White House adviser Jared Kushner , Trump's son-in-law, met in December with Russia's ambassador to the us and discussed whether a secret line of communication could be used to facilitate sensitive policy discussions about the conflict i... [Full Article...]

Explosion at corn milling plant rocks Wisconsin town

They don't know if there's a connection between that fire and the explosion. "The safety and security of our employees is our top priority", Clark said in a news release. "Cambria may be small in size, but it has an unbelievable heart", Doucette said. School officials wanted to be sure the danger was over on Thursday, he said. [Full Article...]

Kellyanne Conway: Jared Kushner's foreign contacts helped make Trump's trip successful

Ms. Conway declined to comment on The New York Times report that Mr. Kushner met with a Russian banker for reasons the Federal Bureau of Investigation is still investigating, but she did comment on White House Communications Director Mike Dubke's decision to leave the administration. [Full Article...]

Ronaldo helps Real Madrid become 1st team to retain CL title

Some of the greatest stars ever to play the game have worn the famous black and white jersey, among them: Michel Platini, Zinedine Zidane , Roberto Baggio, Omar Sivori, John Charles, Dino Zoff, Fabio Cannavaro. "I've spoken to the boys already but I'm sure they'll be working hard and yes, I'll be watching and praying we get the three points". Real produced a ruthless second-half display after a... [Full Article...]

Grande, Bieber, Katy Perry sing at Manchester benefit show

Grande later sang a duet with Miley Cyrus , covering Crowded House's hit " Don't Dream It's Over ". She told me Olivia would've wanted to hear the hits!' " Grande said. "Tonight has been filled with love and fun and bright energy, so thank you for that". Earlier that evening, her manager Scooter Braun mentioned that he had met one of the kids, Adam, who was injured during the attack. [Full Article...]

Alec Baldwin defends Kathy Griffin in a series of tweets

Alec Baldwin defends Kathy Griffin in a series of tweets Then, she held a mostly incoherent conference to tell us all why, exactly, she made a decision to die on this particular hill. Writing on his Twitter account Friday, the 59-year-old actor and Saturday Night Live Trump impersonator reminded Griffin of the backlash he experienced after he made fun of then-Republican lawmaker Henry Hyde during a 1998 appearance on Conan O'Brien's late-n... [Full Article...]

Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess

Senate GOP Staff to Draft Health Care Bill During Recess Heitkamp noted that savings created by the bill come largely from about $830 billion in cuts to Medicaid "while giving individuals making more than $200,000 a tax cut". The CBO released its report on Wednesday, and now we know why the GOP was in such a hurry to move its version of health care reform. The CBO estimates that about half the population resides in states that would not request wa... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

But the timing of their meeting has raised questions given allegations by USA intelligence agencies that Russian Federation had worked to meddle in November's election to help Trump. Trump, who had been unusually quiet on Twitter during his nine-day trip overseas, resumed with fury on Sunday, dismissing allegations of Russian Federation ties as "fake news" and "fabricated lies". [Full Article...]

Near-perfect Kiwis take control of America's Cup qualifiers

The America's Cup qualification semi-final between Team New Zealand and Sir Ben Ainslie's BAR Team has been abandoned due to light winds in Bermuda. The pre-race pressure was high with the victor of the monumental clash not only taking the bragging rights, but also importantly topping the final Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers table which means taking a vital point into the showpiece Ameri... [Full Article...]

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time

Ex-Penn State administrators get jail time Former athletic director Tim Curley , 63, and former vice president Gary Schultz , 67, each pleaded guilty. All three were charged in 2011 after it was alleged that they failed to report a 2001 rape allegation involving Sandusky to police and child welfare officials. [Full Article...]

United States climate pact pullout could add 0.3 degrees of warming

Offering a glimpse into his apparent anxiety over how he's viewed on the world stage, Trump argued that the same countries practically begging him to stay in the Paris accord were in fact mocking the United States' participation. Criticizing Trump in a personal capacity, and not on behalf of the bipartisan panel that advises Congress, she added: "He's just making it easier for them by pulling the ... [Full Article...]

Could executive privilege block Comey testimony?

While the officials stress that Trump could change his mind ahead of Comey's scheduled appearance before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, they said attempting to block the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief's testimony would look bad for the president and would have no guarantee of success legally. [Full Article...]

14 people arrested as opposing protesters collide in Portland

Jeremy Christian is in custody facing murder charges after allegedly stabbing three men on May 26 while shouting anti-Muslim comments at two women. Hundreds of supporters of President Donald Trump converged on Terry D. Here's another reason why we want to protect the widest possible array of speech, and although it might sound corny, I think it's still true: As we work to accommodate all the... [Full Article...]


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