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Justyn Knight's bid for NCAA 5K gold comes down to a kick

Justyn Knight's bid for NCAA 5K gold comes down to a kick With a race-time temperature of 55 degrees and a steady rain, the 5,000-meter championship was a slower race from the beginning. UNM will not compete in the final day of the meet. UF clinched the crown on Friday in the meet's final event, the 4× 400 meter relay. Skean scored a point for the Tigers with an eighth place finish in the 100 meters in a time of 10.97 as he pulled up short of the fi... [Full Article...]

United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal

United Nations chief calls on world to back Paris climate deal According to the official, the president is weighing the elements in favor and against the pact reached in December 2015 by 195 countries. "Be it Niger, a transit nation, or the countries of origin, it is only through development that we will prevent illegal migration", Issoufou said . [Full Article...]

'March Against Sharia' Planned Across The US

'March Against Sharia' Planned Across The US According the Act for America Facebook page , more than 100 people plan to march at the Minnesota State Capitol on Sunday at noon. "There are radicals out there", she told CBS2 News. Unfortunately for ACT for America , their local organizers don't seem to be very good at planning protests. Meanwhile, the City of Waterbury has been preparing for the march. [Full Article...]

Alabama to execute man for '94 killing of fast-food workers

Alabama to execute man for '94 killing of fast-food workers State prosecutors said Melson opened fire on four employees after ordering them into the restaurant's freezer. The surviving employee, Bryant Archer , crawled out for help and was able to identify one of the robbers as the former worker, which eventually led police to arrest Melson for the crime. [Full Article...]

Program provides free meals to kids during the summer

Program provides free meals to kids during the summer Census data indicates that at least fifty percent of the children living in a radius of Lincoln Drive qualify for free or reduced lunch. Once the summer comes, her food bill will almost double-from $500 to $900 a month-when her three oldest children, who spend the school year at their dad's house in Florida, return for the summer. [Full Article...]

United Nations condemns N Korean missile launches, but no council meeting

North Korea has recently been test-firing new missiles unveiled at the parade. Japan has been at the forefront in seeking further sanctions to rein in the North's nuclear and missile ambitions. In early June, the US Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) imposed new sanctions on North Korea and entities trading with it over its ongoing development of weapons of mass d... [Full Article...]

Report Says House Health Bill Will Negatively Impact Medicaid Expansion

If President Donald Trump's budget is accepted as now proposed (and at this stage of political uncertainty, who knows what will happen) that would present a huge problem to many residents here in CT and a serious challenge for state lawmakers to overcome. [Full Article...]

Sessions offered in recent months to resign as attorney general

The Associated Press is reporting that Tuesday evening, a person familiar with the situation said Comey had asked Attorney General Jeff Sessions to keep him from being alone with Trump . Sessions has come under fire from the president over his recusal from an investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election, an inquiry that's now exploring whether Trump associates colluded with Mosc... [Full Article...]

Police Arrest Tiger Woods After He Was Found Asleep At The Wheel

Police Arrest Tiger Woods After He Was Found Asleep At The Wheel Woods has a home on Jupiter Island. According to the police report , when asked if he understood the Romberg test , he said, "yes, recite entire national anthem backwards". Woods has won 14 major tournaments - second only to Jack Nicklaus . The 41-year-old golfer has insisted that an "unexpected reaction" to prescription drugs was why he was arrested in Florida on Monday morning. [Full Article...]

White House to stop taking questions related to Russian Federation probe

In a statement released Wednesday, the first lady says that "as a mother, a wife and a human being, that photo is very disturbing". The world may never know what President Donald Trump was thinking when he tweeted "covfefe," but the White House is claiming that his intended audience got the message loud and clear. [Full Article...]

Session on verge of collapse as Florida GOP leaders feud

Session on verge of collapse as Florida GOP leaders feud Each could have 25 dispensaries. The maximum number of retail outlets in each of five regions of the state would be based on population. The plan increases the number of pot growers and makes marijuana more available to patients suffering from things like HIV/AIDS, cancer, and PTSD. [Full Article...]

General election 2017: Why did Theresa May call an election?

General election 2017: Why did Theresa May call an election? According to an exit poll compiled for the U.K.'s main television broadcasters, the Conservatives are set to secure only 314 of the 650 seats in the House of Commons, the lower house of the U.K.'s Parliament . Labour's manifesto had given a "radical vision for a fairer Britain ", he said after an exit poll suggested Labour had performed better than expected. [Full Article...]

Ryan on Trump's meetings with Comey: 'He's just new to this'

It's now on the White House to say whether tapes really exist. Mr. Comey has now admitted that he is one of these leakers. In his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , Comey said he began documenting his interactions with the president starting with his first meeting on January 6 after a tense briefing at Trump Tower. [Full Article...]

John McCain says his confusing questions resulted from tiredness

During the hearing, Senator McCain apparently asked questions that were found confusing by some. Comey had some tough words for former Attorney General Loretta Lynch , who he accused of pushing to shape the narrative around the FBI's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server by instructing him to avoid the use "investigation". [Full Article...]

Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor After copping criticism from both sides of the Atlantic for a political attack on a fellow leader in the aftermath of a terror attack , President Trump only doubled down. Mayor of London Sadiq Khan (right) and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick speak to the media while visiting the scene of the London Bridge attack . [Full Article...]

Trump Outside Counsel Takes on Comey, Fields No Questions

Mr Comey made his comments as the packed hearing got underway, bringing Washington and parts of the country to a halt as all eyes were glued on the hearing room. "Hope it never burns down", he likely is not suggesting that you buy more fire insurance. Russia's hacking of those e-mails and the allegation of collusion. [Full Article...]

Kuwait tries to mediate crisis between Qatar, Arab nations

In a series of tweets, Trump said: "During my recent trip to the Middle East I stated that there can no longer be funding of Radical Ideology". He later tweeted: "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" "The president underscored that a united Gulf Cooperation Council is critical to defeating terrorism and promoting regional stability". [Full Article...]

1dead in Atlanta church bus crash

The identities of the dead and injured are yet to be released. There were 38 people on board when the bus was involved in an accident with a vehicle carrying two people, Smith said. "The students and the patients were shaken by the incident", Daniel Jackson with Atlanta Medical Center South said. "Couldn't get much information, but him and his mama were fine", Vandiver said. [Full Article...]

Busted Russian casino hackers had an appetite for drugs and chocolate

Busted Russian casino hackers had an appetite for drugs and chocolate Two of the defendants were overheard discussing a 10,000-pound shipment of stolen chocolate on a court-ordered wiretap in March, according to the indictment . The Russian gang allegedly ran its operations in New York , New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Florida, and Nevada, so if you were about to land a sweet chocolate haul in one of those states, you might need to find a new candy dealer. [Full Article...]

Comey to Congress: President Trump said "I need loyalty"

Comey to Congress: President Trump said On the morning of March 30, the president called me at the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Comey describes at length a February 14 meeting in the Oval Office in which he believed Trump asked him to drop any investigation of fired National Security Adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with Russia's ambassador to the U.S. [Full Article...]


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