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KISS Concert in Manchester Canceled after Terrorist Attacks

A spokeswoman for PM May declined to comment on the reports. Sources said the family are from Cheshire. Dozens were also wounded in the incident. Police also warned late Wednesday of fraudulent online fundraising for the families of the victims, and pointed Twitter users to a legitimate JustGiving page. [Full Article...]

Texas lawmakers finalize deal on $217B spending bill

He said Texas must address student "privacy, safety and security" but didn't say how far a bill must go - including whether it must require transgender people to use bathrooms that correspond with the sex on their birth certificate. "I'm prepared to protect their kids in schools and bathrooms, and we're working towards that". Instead, the CBO forecasts that if the bill is enacted, the number of ... [Full Article...]

Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in January that Moscow tried to tilt the November presidential election to Mr Trump's favour, including by hacking into and leaking the emails of senior Democrats. The demand follows a Senate request months earlier for the campaign committee to preserve documents. "If the Russians want to get into the (Democratic National Committee) again they will be able to g... [Full Article...]

James, Cavs KO Celts, set up rematch vs. Warriors

Coach Tyronn Lue raised some eyebrows with his comments between games 4 and 5 of the Boston series in which he said for him, configuring a defensive scheme was tougher against the Celtics than the Warriors because coach Brad Stevens kept him guessing. [Full Article...]

Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session

Ex-FBI chief Comey to testify to Senate panel in public session So, let's review: the President of the United States told the Russian foreign minister and the Russian ambassador that he fired the " nut job " director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to get the heat off of himself ... He said "No. No...next question". A second story, from The New York Times , quotes the president telling Russian officials in a meeting earlier this month that FBI Dire... [Full Article...]

White House adviser differs with coal-loving president

That's a far cry from what he said Thursday. Note that yesterday the White House said that the position of the trump sanctions against Russian Federation are still undecided. Cohn said relations with Russia will be discussed at the upcoming G7 summit in Italy's Taormina , adding that the matter of anti-Russian sanctions was also raised during the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit ... [Full Article...]

Police Make 3 More Arrests In Connection With Deadly Manchester Concert Attack

Police Make 3 More Arrests In Connection With Deadly Manchester Concert Attack Before these raids could be carried out , Abedi's name was reported by CBS and NBC. Photos from the crime scene illustrated a bomb that was carefully constructed to create as much of an impact as possible. President Donald Trump has criticized the leaks, calling it " deeply troubling " and demanding the Justice Department to launch an investigation. [Full Article...]

Truck crashed on purpose into famed Nevada brothel

Truck crashed on purpose into famed Nevada brothel The Director of Community Relations for Central Transport Mickey Blashfield told the Reno Gazette-Journal: 'He showed up early this morning at the terminal and commandeered a truck. Just a few feet away, a stolen 18-wheeler had plowed through the gate of the famed Moonlite Bunny Ranch in Nevada and into the brothel's front door, causing "extensive damage", according to the Lyon County Sheriff's ... [Full Article...]

Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court

Man charged with killing 7 in South Carolina heads to court After his arrest, Kohlhepp told investigators he had killed four people in 2003 at a motorcycle shop in Chesnee, about 15 miles north of Spartanburg, authorities said. Melissa Brackman stood just feet from Kohlhepp with only the prosecutor and a deputy between them. "I have lived 13 years without a father", his son Scott Jr., who was born after the murder, said in court. [Full Article...]

Mortuary Chief: Glenn's Remains Were Given 'impeccable Care'

Mortuary Chief: Glenn's Remains Were Given 'impeccable Care' The incident occurred during the week of February 27 when a Defense Department mortuary inspection team was conducting its first full inspection of Dover since a new inspection process began. "If allegations of misconduct are substantiated, those involved will be held accountable ". The report pointed out that the memo stated that Zwicharowski indicated that he thought the inspection was payb... [Full Article...]

Gianforte elected in Montana day after alleged assault

Gianforte and his affiliated Super PACs outspent Democratic opponent and country music performer Rob Quist and his Super PAC supporters by about $5 million. Jacobs described what happened in this way: "He grabbed my recorder, and next thing I knew I'd gone from being vertical to being horizontal on the floor". [Full Article...]

Memorial Day events south of Boston

The Great Lakes National Cemetery hosts its Annual Observance of Memorial Day at l p.m. Sunday, May 28, at 4200 Belford Road, Holly Township. It's set up in the parking lot at Glad Tidings Church. Parade from Sanel Auto Parts to VFW Post. Candy will not be distributed during the parade out of respect to the veterans. It's the one feature Strongin said won't happen this year, as the short tim... [Full Article...]

Van stolen, 5 Lino Lakes inmates at-large — PRISON ESCAPE

Van stolen, 5 Lino Lakes inmates at-large — PRISON ESCAPE Five prisoners are at large, according to the Public Safety department. MCF-Lino Lakes is a medium-security and minimum-security prison with a population of 1,300 inmates. The multi-passenger van was in a driveway with the doors open and police vehicles littered the alley behind the house. Schmidt says at this point there is no indication that Mitchell is armed, but urges all who encounter him t... [Full Article...]

Cardinal Dolan confident Pope 'got his points across' with Trump

As Politico points out , while Spicer is a regular churchgoer, Scavino has previously bashed the Pope on his Twitter account. Trump told Francis ahead of a 30-minute private meeting, which Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin also attended, that "this is such a great honor". [Full Article...]

Maine senator presents alternative health care bill

Maine senator presents alternative health care bill The No. 2 Senate GOP leader, John Cornyn of Texas, expressed optimism that senators were narrowing differences and said staff could "start work" over the recess on writing some language of a Senate bill, but he conceded, "There's nothing final". [Full Article...]

Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets

Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets What's more, Congress' ongoing and misplaced attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act has further destabilized the health insurance markets, as insurers face an unclear legislative and regulatory environment moving forward. That leaves about 19,000 people with no exchange plan choices unless another insurer steps in. While the rate increase is lower than in previous years, BCBSNC Di... [Full Article...]

Subpoenas pile up for Michael Flynn's documents

McCabe contradicted Trump this week, telling lawmakers that Comey enjoyed widespread support among the FBI's rank and file, and that the probe into alleged Russian meddling in the election was a "highly significant investigation". Federal Bureau of Investigation agents also remain keenly interested in former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign chairm... [Full Article...]

Trump budget chief defends plan in face of opposition

Sen. Morality more so than numbers seems to be the focus of discussion as the nation debates President Donald Trump's first federal budget proposal. Also lopped off is $192 billion for food assistance. Moreover, funding for kids who want to go to college but can't afford it will also be dealt a blow. [Full Article...]

McConnell sees tough path for passing healthcare bill

The tax is applied to wages over $200,000 for an individual and over $250,000 for a married couple. After passing the Senate bill, the two chambers of Congress would have to merge the bill in conference later this fall. Citing markets where insurers have left or sought huge premium increases, Republicans have repeatedly said the statute must be dismantled because it is in a death spiral. [Full Article...]

Alabama executes Tommy Arthur, who escaped 7 prior execution dates

Arthur, now 75, was convicted of killing Troy Wicker Jr. of Muscle Shoals by shooting him in the right eye on February 1, 1982, according to court documents . Since then, the southern USA state has executed 58 people - an end Arthur had until now dodged. In the telephone interview with The Associated Press , Arthur appeared less optimistic as his next and potentially final execution date draws... [Full Article...]


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