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Trump says Jared Kushner is 'doing a great job'

I've also read too many spy novels. "I'm not going to get into what the president did or did not discuss", he said . The new turn in the conflict between the fascistic president and his cabinet of oligarchs and generals, on the one side, and state forces opposed to Trump's supposed "softness" toward Russian Federation, on the other, comes the same week that the White House released a budget p... [Full Article...]

Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant

Trump condemns killing of pair who tried to stop racist rant On Memorial Day, President Donald Trump paid his respects to the Unknown Soldier at Arlington Cemetary and tweeted his condolences to the fearless men who lost their lives in the Portland stabbing on Friday. She said Christian began attacking people just as Mangum and her friend got off the train. "You know, basically say that he denounces these kinds of attackers and these kinds of upticks in d... [Full Article...]

Police ticket DeLorean driving 88 mph

Police ticket DeLorean driving 88 mph What do you think, should all DeLorean owners be allowed to properly test their car's flux capacitor at 88 miles per hour, regardless of what dangers it might pose to fellow drivers? White shared an image of the radar gun on Facebook - and was rapidly swamped with messages from Back to the Future fans. [Full Article...]

University of Nebraska to seek tuition increase, budget cuts

University of Nebraska to seek tuition increase, budget cuts But the Legislature and governor approved $570 million for the 2017-18 school year and $580 million for 2018-19. The job cuts will account for about $30 million in long-term savings, according to Bounds - but not without some damage being done to the university system. [Full Article...]

Cop who killed Tamir Rice fired for job application omission

Cop who killed Tamir Rice fired for job application omission The Cleveland police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice in 2014 was sacked on Tuesday (30 May), officials said. " Timothy Loehmann should have never been a police officer in the first place". The caller noted that the person was "probably a juvenile" and that the gun was "probably fake", records show. Cleveland police have "learned a lot from this incident", Williams said, add... [Full Article...]

Summer Reading Club Begins June 12

Summer Reading Club Begins June 12 Help your children beat the summer learning slump with the activities going on at the following libraries! Reading By Design is the 2017 summer reading theme with youth programs starting tomorrow, June 1. The shirts are provided by the Friends of Queen Anne's County Library, a non-profit group dedicated to supporting the goals and programs of the library. [Full Article...]

Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change

Trump, EPA chief meet ahead of decision on climate change The Paris Agreement sets out to keep the average rise in global temperatures below 2 C. In 2017, the U.S.is the world's second-largest carbon emitter. government's participation. Cruz argued that the agreement, which was signed by the Obama administration past year, not only would "reduce American job growth and wages and increase monthly utility costs for hardworking families, [it] would fundam... [Full Article...]

Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art

Urinating dog statue briefly placed near 'Fearless Girl' art When it was originally placed , it was accompanied by a plaque that said, "Know the power of women in leadership ". Gardega's sentiment on the Fearless Girl echoes Di Modica's. Arturo Di Modica , the bull's creator, told the Associated Press last month that he considers " Fearless Girl " an "advertising trick" that alters the creative messaging of his legendary work by implying that the ... [Full Article...]

Trump condemns fatal stabbing of good Samaritans in Portland

Then, a stranger intervened, telling the man he "can't disrespect these young ladies like that". Soon, police arrived and took the suspect into custody. They were fearless Americans who died at the hands of someone who, when all the facts are collected, we may have every right to call a terrorist . [Full Article...]

Manuel "El Man" Noriega Dead At 83, Front Page From Panama

In 2016, doctors detected the rapid growth of a benign brain tumor that had first been spotted four years earlier, and in the following January a court granted him house arrest to prepare for surgery on the tumor. Per an earlier indictment in US courts, Noriega was taken to Florida to stand trial. Jurors convicted Noriega in April 1992 of eight of 10 charges. [Full Article...]

Nationals' Harper, Giants' Strickland suspended for roles in brawl

Nationals' Harper, Giants' Strickland suspended for roles in brawl The right-hander was suspended six games by Major League Baseball , although he has appealed. Harper charged the mound , and both players connected with head punches before reinforcements arrived and separated the pair. "You either go to first base or you go after him, and I chose to go after him", Harper said of his decision to charge the mound. "I didn't put any limitations on this team", Hinc... [Full Article...]

Armed man at Orlando airport taken into custody, according to police

Armed man at Orlando airport taken into custody, according to police WFTV is reporting that shots have been fired, but no credible news source has confirmed this information. Glorializ Colón Plaza, 20, was just finishing a shift at Virgin Atlantic airlines when she saw everyone hiding. Orlando police later tweeted that entrances were open but congested. Travelers posted photos and videos to social media that showed the police presence at the airport. [Full Article...]

Trump Meets Pope at Vatican

Trump Meets Pope at Vatican It came on the third leg of Trump's first overseas trip as president, which has already taken him to Saudi Arabia and to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Pope Francis referred to Mr Trump's imposing bulk by asking Mrs Trump: "What do you feed him on?" "Well, I'll be reading them", Trump said after the gift exchange. [Full Article...]

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

People across the north country celebrated Memorial Day by remembering those who lost their lives while serving in the armed forces. Memorial Day events were organized by the Veterans of Foreign Wars, The American Legion, The Vietnam Veterans Association, the Girl Scouts of America, the Durango Karate Club and other local volunteers. [Full Article...]

How Coloradans across the state observed Memorial Day

How Coloradans across the state observed Memorial Day Army held an intimate Memorial Day Remembrance Ceremony at Post Cemetery. The 12-foot-tall granite memorial featuring four "hero walls" with the names of 50 men mostly killed training for or fighting in conflicts overseas since September 11, 2001, was unveiled a year ago. [Full Article...]

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin

2 dead after tornadoes hit Oklahoma, Wisconsin The storms hit late in the afternoon Tuesday and into the evening, leveling the Prairie Lake Estate Mobile Park near Chetek, Wisconsin , about 110 miles (177 kilometers) northeast of Minneapolis. Damage began being reported in northern Chetek, Wisconsin in Barron County at 5:30 p.m". As previously reported, one person was killed there, a 46-year-old man, according to the sheriff. [Full Article...]

Iowa gets past Maryland 9-8 in Big Ten tourney

Iowa gets past Maryland 9-8 in Big Ten tourney Micah Coffey had three hits, including a home run, for Minnesota. Then, the Boilermakers got their first two runners on, scoring the first, after three Terrapin errors. Mason McCoy singled and Jake Adams hit an RBI single that pushed the Hawkeyes' lead to 2-0. "They showed up ready to work every day and that got us to this point". [Full Article...]

Tornado Damage Confirmed in Whitfield County

Tornado Damage Confirmed in Whitfield County The first tornado snapped and uprooted several large trees in a 70-yard wide path, while the second one, which touched down just minutes later, caused roof damage to a house and a small barn, as well as snapping and uprooting several trees in a 90-yard wide path before it lifted. [Full Article...]

Governor Sandoval Signs Four Veteran and Military Bills at Memorial Day Event

Governor Sandoval Signs Four Veteran and Military Bills at Memorial Day Event Beyond the backyard barbecue and pool parties, lies a deeper meaning for Memorial Day. More than 20 wreaths were placed from local civic and veterans' organizations throughout Central Texas, including American Military Retirees, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 29, and Sons of the American Revolution Heart of Texas Chapter, and Heart of Texas Gold Star Mothers, among others. [Full Article...]

Merkel: Europe must stay united in face of ally uncertainty

Speaking at a campaign event held in a Bavarian beer tent, the German Chancellor emphasised the need for friendly relations with the US, Britain and Russian Federation, but added: "We Europeans must really take our destiny into our own hands". [Full Article...]


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