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Former US Rep. Anthony Weiner faces charges... 9:30 am Fri

The filing is uncontested, which means a fight over custody or the couple's assets is unlikely. Anthony appeared in court the morning of May 19, and he was seen crying hysterically as he confessed the crime. That he's now going to be a registered sex offender adds severity to his existing behavior, and there's the continuing embarrassment of Weiner being the cause of Clinton's reopened privat... [Full Article...]

Media watchers blame hostility toward reporters on Trump

Gianforte's campaign had released a statement blaming the "aggressive behavior from a liberal journalist" while denying Jacob's accusation. Jacobs' tone of voice was polite but persistent; that seemed to not matter to Gianforte, as he yelled at Jacobs to "get the hell out of here" and then, allegedly, physically assaulted Jacobs. [Full Article...]

Trump aides keep mum on Kushner-Russia reports

Trump aides keep mum on Kushner-Russia reports He cited reports that Kushner, who is President Donald Trump's son-in-law, discussed setting up a secret communications channel between Trump's transition team and Moscow with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak before Trump's inauguration. [Full Article...]

Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys

Feng limps to one-stroke LPGA victory despite two late bogeys That dry spell ended when Feng shot a 4-under 68 on Sunday to win the LPGA Volvik Championship by one stroke over Minjee Lee and Sung Hyun Park . Lee made five birdies in a six-hole stretch to cut into Feng's lead and when Feng made bogey at the par three, 16 hole, Lee was then just two-strokes back of the lead. [Full Article...]

Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe

Manchester police arrest man, 25, in bomb probe Amber Rudd said parts of the suicide attacker's circle were "potentially" unaccounted for, despite optimism that a previous wave of arrests had quelled further threats. The decision to lower the threat rating from its highest level was made by the country's Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre in light of the arrests made in the Manchester attack investigation, May said. [Full Article...]

Boy found dead in stolen car in Mississippi, 3 arrested

Nine hours after the boy vanished, a man reported the missing Toyota Camry dumped beside a dead-end road in the northern suburb of Gluckstadt. Kingston Frazier , a "scholar" at North Jackson Elementary School, was preparing to graduate from kindergarten the morning he was kidnapped and later shot to death on May 18. [Full Article...]

GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill

Slavitt notes those reductions would come at the expense of rising costs for many sicker and low-income people as well as Coloradans between 50 and 60 who would no longer be able to afford insurance. In a state making those " moderate " changes to its market under the proposed law, that 64-year-old would pay $13,600, and in a state with no waivers, the cost would be $16,100. [Full Article...]

Health care bill: Premiums may decline, but many will pay more

The Republican plan to replace Obamacare will force as many as 23 million Americans off health insurance over the next decade, the Congressional Budget Office reported , with local experts predicting more than 400,000 of those will be in Arizona. [Full Article...]

Crews get air support as they battle Los Angeles brush fires

Crews get air support as they battle Los Angeles brush fires Equipment that had been assigned to an earlier fire in Lake View Terrace was redirected to a fire station in Van Nuys after the Brentwood fire broke out. Fire crews were battling a brush fire in Brentwood on May 28, 2017 . The blaze in the Mandeville Canyon area above large upscale houses burned 30 acres and sent up a huge plume of smoke visible across much of the Los Angeles basin on Sunda... [Full Article...]

NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences LSU players pile on in celebration after defeating Arkansas in the championship game of the Southeastern Conference NCAA college baseball tournament, Sunday, May 28, 2017, in Hoover, Ala. 2 seed over in California at a Long Beach Regional hosted by Long Beach State. While it suffered a loss and was eliminated from the Big 12 Championships on Friday, Texas Tech has prior history of bouncing b... [Full Article...]

Parks programs and pools open for the summer season on Memorial Day

Parks programs and pools open for the summer season on Memorial Day Special Park Happening Days - Picassos in the Park, June 22; Wack-O-lympics, July 6; The Great Splash, August 3 all begin at 12:00 p.m. Splash Montana's summer hours, beginning June 10, are 11:30 a.m.to 7:30 p.m. The pool will close if the temperature is less than 71 degrees or there are 15 or less swimmers. Maxcy Gregg Pool, Greenview Pool and the Splash pads are now open according to the Col... [Full Article...]

2 toddlers found dead in hot car in North Texas

2 toddlers found dead in hot car in North Texas Parker County officials say the mother told them the kids "took off" and she later found them inside a vehicle on the property. It is believed the two innocent toddlers died after they ran away from there mother and locked themselves in the auto in what can only be described as a innocent prank. [Full Article...]

Anadarko Petroleum Corp (NYSE:APC) Active Stock Picking

Anadarko Petroleum Corp (NYSE:APC) Active Stock Picking Marathon Pete Corp now has $27.07 billion valuation. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 5.29% with $848.11 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. [Full Article...]

Texas governor cracks joke about reporters at gun range

Texas governor cracks joke about reporters at gun range The New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights , which helped challenge the 2013 Texas law, called the new package of anti-abortion limits "reminiscent" of the law struck down past year and signaled that another court challenge is ahead. [Full Article...]

Supreme Court strikes down redrawn North Carolina districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders

Supreme Court strikes down redrawn North Carolina districts as unconstitutional racial gerrymanders The court split 5 to 3 on the constitutionality of District 12, with Clarence Thomas joining the court's four liberal jurists in striking it down. Writing on behalf of the court, Justice Elena Kagan said that adding additional Black voters to the district amounted to unconstitutional racial gerrymandering, especially since Black voters were able to elect their preferred candidates even bef... [Full Article...]

Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without US press

Tillerson holds briefing in Saudi Arabia without US press An arms deal worth almost $110 billion that Saudi Arabia and the United States signed Saturday is meant to counter Iran's "malign" influence in the region, U.S. 'They want to have better relations with us, but then they attack our embassies and assassinate our diplomats, ' he said. "They plant terrorist cells in my country and in countries allied to us", he continued. [Full Article...]

Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement

His meetings include the newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron , who much like Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau , looked well briefed in how to deal with the impending handshake from Trump. He shakes hands with Merkel and another world leader before shaking hands with Trump, which nearly seemed like a postscript to their aggressive handshake May 25. [Full Article...]

GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits

There's no honor in keeping a promise to repeal the Obama law, which is how Lewis and others have defended their AHCA support, when the replacement would gut Medicaid , a safety-net program for children and the elderly, and would leave millions more Americans without health insurance. [Full Article...]

Greg Gianforte wins special election in Montana

Greg Gianforte wins special election in Montana Democrats have had success statewide in Montana, with Bullock and Sen. Democrats, who hope to harness the energy of liberal voters outraged at Trump to take control of the House in next year's midterms, said that forcing Republicans to spend millions to get a narrow win in conservative Montana amounted to a victory itself. [Full Article...]

Zbigniew Brzezinski, President Carter's security adviser, dead at 89

I just knew [him] as the most inspiring, loving and devoted father any girl could ever have. Brzezinski served all four years of Carter's administration and is best remembered for leading a hardline against the Soviet Union while pushing for closer relations with China. [Full Article...]


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