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14 killed as storms and flooding sweep across US

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott deployed a search and rescue team to the area. Parts of IN have received up to 20cm of rain IN the floods, while some areas IN Oklahoma, Missouri and Arkansas have been submerged IN floods 10cm deep. The children's mother was able to swim to safety after the flood waters washed the vehicle off a bridge, but was unable to find the children, Fox 16 reported. Read More »

Arrests as May Day marches target Trump

Activist Joey Gibson said he and other conservatives would travel to Seattle to defend against what he described as communist and anti-fascist groups who have in the past faced off with police in the evening, after the conclusion of the usually peaceful daytime marches. Read More »

China's President Xi says to uphold global climate deal


The negotiations due to last until May 18 will also prepare for the annual climate change summit in November. The White House postponed a meeting that had been planned Tuesday to discuss whether to withdraw from the Paris deal that Trump has said he would "cancel" _ or find a way to back away from emissions targets set by the Obama administration. Read More »

North Augusta residents fearless weather for Cinco de Mayo on The Square

It also recognizes the many contributions of Mexican-Americans give to our nation. The Mexican army wasn't suited to beat the French invaders-their army was much, much smaller than France's-so their win was a momentous occasion for the country, thus resulting in the celebration we now know as Cinco de Mayo . Read More »

Mass. trooper who hurt leg in crash chases down suspect


A state trooper, injured after his cruiser was struck by an alleged drunken driver on Sunday night, chased down the suspect on foot moments after the crash. The trooper has been taken to Lahey Medical Center for minor injuries. The Kia sustained heavy front-end damage. State Police said he posted bail overnight and was released from the Concord barracks. Read More »

Trooper who hurt leg in crash chases down suspect


The driver, Robert Cambria, 55, of Andover, was arrested and charged with operating under the influence of alcohol. In a written statement, the State Police said the unidentified trooper was working a roadside detail at a construction site in I-95 in Burlington when his cruiser was struck from behind. Read More »

Gunman Shoots Up San Diego Birthday Pool Party

Authorities say the gunman, Peter Selis, 49, was angry about a breakup with his girlfriend and chose to call her as he went out and shot strangers so she could hear the whole thing. One women suffered a gunshot to the chest and is expected to recover; a man suffered a broken wrist and hand along with a concussion from jumping over a fence; a third did not consent to having their injuries reported but was being treated; and the fourth was Thomas Blea who also spoke at the news conference. Read More »

Big investors urge Trump to stick with Paris climate accord

Though Mr Trump's inclination has been to leave the agreement, he has allowed his daughter, White House adviser Ivanka Trump, to set up an extensive review process, a senior administration official said. will stay committed to the Paris Accord", said Francois Delattre, the French ambassador to the United Nations. Widely hailed as the last chance to stave off worst-case-scenario global warming, the Paris pact was criticised by Mr Trump during his presidential campaign; he also promised to ... Read More »

Suspect in doctors' slayings once worked at their posh condo

Dr. Lina Bolanos was a 38-year-old pediatric anesthesiologist at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. However, according to local media reports, he was born in Hammersmith, west London, and the MA medical register said he had graduated from the University of Sheffield's medical school in 1999. Read More »

Comey: 'Mildly nauseous' FBI's Clinton probe could have impacted election

Aides and advisers say she is not going to run for president again, but doesn't want to be silent in the coming years. "I think this theory does not hold up when you look at other investigations". Comey said he felt he had to speak out at that time because he had repeatedly told lawmakers the Clinton email probe was over. "Really the central problem we had with the whole email investigation was proving people. Read More »

Gov't shutdown, health bill at stake in Congress


Trump has said Mexico will eventually repay the USA for wall construction, but the Mexican government has been adamant it will not do so and Trump has not laid out plans to compel repayment. Building the wall, paid for by Mexico, was a key campaign promise. Trump has said Mexico will eventually repay the United States for the wall, but the Mexican government has been adamant it will not do so, and Trump has not laid out a plan to compel it. Read More »

Austin stabbing suspect suffered mental health issues


His Twitter profile indicates he is a junior biology-premed major from Killeen, Texas. Students wait near the scene of a fatal stabbing attack on Monday at the U. The stabbing death comes just over a year after the slaying of another UT-Austin student on campus, Haruka Weiser. The theater and dance student was walking home from class when she was strangled and sexually assaulted. Read More »

Sally Yates To Testify In Russia Hearing. Susan Rice? Not So Much


Flynn was sacked following news reports that he had discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador to the US during the transition, even though Pence said publicly that the topic had not come up. President Obama's firing of Michael Flynn had nothing to do with Flynn violating his security clearances. In a second tweet, Trump said Yates should be asked under oath "if she knows how classified information got into the newspapers" soon after she raised concerns about Flynn. Read More »

Mulvaney: Dems Sought Shutdown to Make Trump Look Bad


The White House boasted of $15 billion in emergency funding to jumpstart Trump's promise to rebuild the military and an extra $1.5 billion for border security. There are also no cuts to funding for Planned Parenthood or the $18 billion in cuts to nondefense spending that Trump had requested in his budget proposal. Read More »

Texas AG prepares for legal challenges to 'sanctuary cities' ban


Governor Greg Abbott signed the controversial bill into law Sunday evening on Facebook Live in Austin. "The way the bill is written it doesn't require that law enforcement ask questions about immigration status, all it says is that elected officials can not have a policy that tells law enforcement that they can not ask questions about immigration status", he said. Read More »

Yates: Flynn subject to "blackmail"

Yates said she first informed the White House after Flynn misled Vice President Mike Flynn about his contact with Russian officials. Flynn was asked to resign on February 13 for misleading Pence about a phone conversation with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Read More »

North Korea claims US poses 'nuclear threats'

South Korean-born USA citizen Kim Chin Kyung, who founded the school in 2001 (it opened in 2010 ), was held as a political prisoner of Kim Jong Un's father Kim Jong Il in 1998. Tony Kim - or Kim Sang Dok - also a PUST staffer, was arrested on April 22 at an airport in Pyongyang on charges of "hostile acts" toward the regime. Read More »

Democrats are ensuring that Trumpcare will "haunt" House Republicans

Ryan mentioned how repealing Obamacare and overhauling American health care was a promise Republicans have made in past elections and that this was fulfilling a promise to voters. The bill dismantles core aspects of the Affordable Care Act , including the employer and individual mandates. It requires just 51 votes for a bill to pass, and is an attractive option for Republicans since they now control 52 seats in the Senate. Read More »

Former White House Advisor Says She Warned Against Flynn

Leon Fresco, who headed the U.S. Department of Justice's Office of Immigration Litigation under Obama, said the OLC and attorney general usually work in tandem. Yates testified at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing that focused primarily on Flynn, and did not shed much light on other aspects of investigations of allegations that Russian Federation meddled in the 2016 US election and whether there was collusion between President Donald Trump's campaign and Moscow. Read More »

Hillary to launch anti-Trump resistance

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's remarks about coal miners were "horrific" and "horrible", according to one Democratic senator. Clinton added there was "compelling and persuasive" evidence that Comey's letter and Wikileaks contributed to her losing the election to Donald Trump. Read More »

Australian universal health care system better than US

House of Representatives who narrowly passed a healthcare bill that would repeal and replace the 2010 Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. "I'll be sure to quote you on the floor of the Senate", he wrote on Twitter . The system is mostly funded by the government through a 2 percent levy on taxpayers, however low income earners can have that burden reduced or even waived . Read More »

U.S. in on climate talks as deal pullout floated


Ivanka Trump will hold a separate meeting on Tuesday with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) administrator Scott Pruitt, the official said. Like Trump, Pruitt has questioned the consensus of climate scientists that man-made carbon emissions are the primary driver of global warming. Read More »