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Golden State Warriors Win NBA Finals Over Cleveland Cavaliers

After dropping last year's title when Cleveland made the greatest comeback in NBA Finals history from a 3-1 deficit, the Warriors vowed not to stumble again. "I'm just so happy to be a part of it". "We're going down as one of the best teams ever, and that's a special thing you can not take away from us". Read More »

40 fire tenders tackle massive fire at Grenfell Tower in London

This is an unprecedented incident. "I have lived here nearly 21 years and I have never seen anything like this, at first I thought it was terrorism, we were just panicking". It is feared many are trapped inside the blazing building as the fire broke out in early Wednesday. Flames and smoke billow as firefighters deal with a serious fire in a tower block at Latimer Road in West London . Read More »

Arrests made at anti-Shariah rally in Seattle

The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to review the ban. "Sharia is a barbaric system that the Islamic State is trying to impose in our country". No area of the USA has legally implemented sharia, despite false reports on social media that Dearborn, Mich., enacted it. Read More »

Sen. Harris Told To Stop Interrupting And Let Sessions Speak At Hearing

A series of Washington power-players had pushed back Tuesday against the idea of firing Mueller. Ironically, it was Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) who stumbled onto one of the more fruitful lines of inquiry. Democratic Sen. Martin Heinrich asked Comey. There is also a congressional investigation, and you are obstructing that congressional delegation - investigation by not answering these questions, and I think your silence, like the silence of Director Coats, like the silence of Admiral ... Read More »

Rep. Mike Conaway at baseball field at time of shooting

The precautions come several days before thousands converge on the city ahead of Sail Boston. Police did not immediately release the identities of those people, but among the injured is House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana, according to The Associated Press. Read More »

Secretary Of The Interior Recommends Shrinking Bears Ears Monument


The sun peeks around "Bears Ears #1" in the Bears Ears National Monument on May 11, 2017, outside Blanding, Utah. "My job is to make sure that I ... Under the original Obama proclamation, tribes had only an advisory role in managing Bears Ears. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke on Monday recommended that the new Bears Ears National Monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected areas of the 1.3 million-acre site are managed. Read More »

Bellefonte Area school board approves budget with tax increase

Under the current contract, those positions are staffed by district employees, and some board members have said they believe outsourcing could cut costs. Replacing 50 full-time retiring employees with less experienced - and less expensive - new hires will save the district approximately $1.75 million in 2017-18. Read More »

House Majority Whip shot at congressional baseball practice

The shooting happened in the dugout at field used for Congressional baseball practice . In a statement Wednesday, Williams said that at about 7 a.m. "Behind third base, I see a rifle... He was dragging his body from second base", Brooks said. "It continued to fire at different people. You can imagine all the people in the field scatter". Read More »

London tower block fire leaves several dead, many trapped

Many residents who evacuated said the fire had spread incredibly quickly with nearly no warning. Fire crews are still working after an enormous blaze which engulfed the Grenfell Tower building in East London in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Read More »

Texas sheriff's deputy, husband accused of murder leave jail

She was released from the proceedings before 10 a.m. "Without cultural change in the Harris County Sheriff's Office as to what happens when sheriff's deputies and the relatives of sheriff's deputies might have done something wrong, we need to have everything done just the way it would be for anyone else", he added. Read More »

Sen. Rand Paul at baseball practice where US Congressman was shot

Rand Paul, who was at the practice, told ABC News that there was a "burst a of gunfire". "The gun was a semiautomatic", Brooks said, adding that he was sure it was a rifle but unsure what kind. "He was shot", Brooks told CNN. He said a staffer used a belt as a tourniquet to stop Scalise's bleeding. "I think it was not a life-threatening wound.There was no exit wound I could see". Read More »

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia appalling

Sessions said he did respond , telling Comey "that the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Justice needed to be careful to follow department policies regarding appropriate contact with the White House". Spicer, the spokesman, declined to say then that Sessions enjoyed Trump's confidence, though spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said later in the week that the president had confidence "in all of his Cabinet". Read More »

Apartment building engulfed in London with people reportedly trapped inside

Police say it will take some time to confirm the cause of the fire. London mayor Sadiq Khan said that he was "devastated" at the scenes that were unfolding at Greenfell, and vowed to provide answers for those in the city. London's fire commissioner says there have been a number of fatalities in a high-rise fire in west London . Firefighters have rescued "large numbers" of people and reached the 19th and 20th floors of the 27-storey building. Read More »

Manhunt underway in Georgia after 2 guards killed, 2 inmates escape


The manhunt is ongoing, and Putnam Sheriff Howard Sills told the outlet they are not sure where the escapees have gone. " I have their blood on my shoes ". During transfers, guards don't wear bullet proof vests, according to Greg Dozier, Corrections Commissioner. "Today, two families lost everything in a heinous and senseless act of violence perpetrated at the hands of cowards ", Deal said. Read More »

Philippines: US troops on the ground near besieged city


They were from a contingent of Special Forces based in the southern city of Zamboanga, the Philippines military has said previously.The US embassy in Manila did not respond immediately to a request for comment.A US official in Washington, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the United States was providing a P-3 surveillance plane as well as intelligence gathering from a drone. Read More »

Congressional Baseball Shooting: Florida Rep. Says Shooter Asked Party Affiliation

Steve Scalise and at least four others were shot at an early-morning baseball practice in Alexandria, by an as yet unidentified gunman. The gunman continued to fire with what sounded like a semi-automatic rifle, Brooks tells CNN. He was not carrying anything at the time. "And it was just a little odd and then he kind of walked toward the area where all this happened". Marco Rubio quickly tweeted out his support to the Capitol Police and DeSantis , whose condition hasn't been released yet. Read More »

U.S. investigators seek Trump-Comey conversation memos


Comey's one-on-one discussions with Trump were the focal point of his testimony Thursday before the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee. "Those were lies, plain and simple", he remarked, adding that the president's "shifting explanations" over his firing "increasingly" disturbed him. Read More »

Flag Day: What is it and why do we celebrate it?


One negative change we've experienced over the years is that it's more hard to find products that are made in America - even American flags! Driver's flag, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History, is said to have survived several attempts to deface it during the Civil War. Read More »

Boeing to Restructure Defense, Space Unit


The changes are created to speed decision-making, Caret said in an interview. This move comes as Boeing prepares to compete for large defense contracts such as the Air Force T-X trainer, for which which it is partnered with Saab against a team of Lockheed Martin and Korea Aerospace Industries. Read More »