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Confederate statue removals part of New Orleans mayor legacy

New Orleans police keep watch over pro-monument protesters and anti-monument protesters Tuesday, May 16, 2017, as the Confederate general P.G.T. Beauregard is prepared for removal from the entrance to City Park in New Orlean. Unlike the first three statues, Gen. Robert E. Lee is coming down during the day. The city had kept quiet about the timing of the earlier ones, citing what it said were threats that some had made toward contractors who would do the work. Read More »

Honoring those who died

As you reflect on Memorial Day this year, take time and visit a local cemetery, pay your respects to those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom, pray for those now serving in the military, and pray that we as a nation will always remember the true meaning of Memorial Day and preserve the memories of those who have gone before. Read More »

Is Bill Barrett Corp. (BBG) a good buy?

Bill Barrett Corporation had 45 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. New York-based Jpmorgan Chase And Com has invested 0.01% in Bill Barrett Corporation (NYSE:BBG). Vanguard Group Inc. raised its stake in Bill Barrett by 7.8% in the first quarter. Finally, State Street Corp boosted its position in shares of Bill Barrett by 172.4% in the fourth quarter. Read More »

Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russian Federation line' questions

As they return to the US after days on the worldwide stage, Trump and White House aides face the prospect of weeks and months of investigations into their alleged ties to Russian officials during the real estate mogul's long run for the presidency and accusations from opposition Democrats that he has tried to obstruct justice and curtail the probes. Read More »

Tensions, clashes as Israel marks 50th Jerusalem Day

Administration officials claim the agreement - worth $110 billion over the next decade - is the biggest single arms deal in American history, and it will see USA defense firms flow everything from ships and tanks to the latest anti-missile systems to the kingdom. Read More »

44 people rescued after high tide traps them on breakwall

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Harbor Master Rex Mckinsey said the water temperatures are low for this time of year, and it would not have taken long for some of the stranded to experience hypothermia had they tried to swim to safety. Two people had fallen into the water, and four others also needed to be recused from the sea after attempting to help. "It was an unorthodox response, but in the end, everyone is safe on shore", said Petty Officer 3rd Class Brain Glora, the coxswain of the Coast Guard response boat. Read More »

Pacific Countries Discuss New Trade Order Post Trump's 'America First' Policy

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Ministers of the 11 TPP countries have asked for this work to be completed before they meet at the APEC Economic Leaders Meeting on 10-11 November 2017 in Da Nang, Vietnam. Vietnam and Malaysia had been expected to be beneficiaries from the original TPP with greater access to US markets and investments. The 11 countries are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Mexico, New Zealand, Malaysia, Peru, Singapore and Viet Nam. Read More »

President Trump calls Germans 'very bad' and promises to stop car imports

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German Chancellor Merkel has not commented on the Der Speigel's account of President Trump's conversation with top European Union officials. Donald Trump's intentions regarding U.S. In a tweet after his plane left for the US Trump said he had had "great meetings on everything, especially on trade", highlighting the part of the communique which called "for the removal of all trade-distorting practices". Read More »

Devout Catholic Sean Spicer Excluded From Trump's Vatican Trip

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Prior to her visit with Pope Francis on Tuesday, Melania Trump shared how much she was looking forward to the meeting with Pope Francis . "We can use peace", Trump commented. Trump's first-time visit to the Vatican was not without its dramatic, if not hilarious, moments. During her closing remarks at the White House Easter Egg Roll in April, she addressed the crowd, saying, "May God bless you". Read More »

ETX Boy Scouts to honor fallen veterans for Memorial Day

The free trip started off with a police escort to the National World War II Memorial where hundreds of people were waiting with applause. In Jessup, VFW Post 5544 and American Legion Post 411 will conduct combined Memorial Day services beginning at 9 a.m.in First Presbyterian Church, 325 Third Ave., officiated by Margaret Hartman. Read More »

CBO: Hundreds of Thousands of Coloradans Could Lose Health Coverage

While the report found that, in general, premiums would decrease, it found that would mostly be due to the sky-high cost that would be faced by older and poorer people. Legislative hurdles include how aggressively to control Medicaid spending; when to begin rolling back the PPACA's Medicaid expansion; which PPACA provisions to eliminate; and how to control insurance premiums or address coverage for people with pre-existing conditions . Read More »

Red Hood Enters All Guns Blazing In New INJUSTICE 2 Gameplay Trailer

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Yet most importantly, the new game continues the story of its predecessor with Batman and his team still working to restore order after the fall of Superman . If you're ever in the mood for a pretty great animated movie recapping all of this, Batman: Under the Red Hood is well worth a watch. This will be part of an upcoming DLC pack that will also contain additional playable characters in addition to Red Hood , such as Starfire and Sub-Zero who will be coming over from the Mortal ... Read More »

Fresh arrests in Manchester bombing raids, 13 in custody

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A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said, "Today, May 28, 2017 , officers investigating the attack at the Manchester Arena have executed a warrant at an address in Moss Side". The troops will gradually be withdrawn from Monday, May said. One of the searches was at an apartment in a Manchester high-rise that British media say was rented by Abedi in the months before the attack. Read More »

Teenager At Center Of Portland Stabbing Attack Thanks Men Who Died

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Police say they have identified and been in contact with the two women, whose identities were not released. "Me and my friend were going to get off the MAX and then we turned around while they were fighting and he just started stabbing people and it was just blood everywhere and we just started running for our lives", she explained. Read More »

Utahns React To CBO Score Of Republican Health Care Legislation

Republican senators have consistently said since the House bill passed that they expect their version to take a far different approach to Medicaid. Yarmuth is also ranking member of the House Budget Committee. But Georges Benjamin , executive director of the American Public Health Association, called the bill "dangerous, deadly and deeply flawed". Read More »

CBO Report: 23 Million to Lose Coverage Under AHCA

Meantime, Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., continued to call for bipartisan efforts to make improvements to the Affordable Care Act adopted during the administration of President Barack Obama. Acknowledging that it can't pinpoint which states might seek the waiver, CBO analysts project that one-sixth of the US population reside in states that could choose not to cover essential health services and may opt to charge people with preexising conditions more in in premiums than healthy people. Read More »

Button's Monaco GP comeback ends with rebuke from Wehrlein

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Before he departed, he was quick to lay the blame at Button's feet.... As the Ferrari passed the Sauber of Wehrlein on the entry to the Portier corner just before the tunnel, Button attempted to capitalise and follow through the gap, only for Wehrlein to shut the door as he returned to the racing line. Read More »

Four Mass. spellers headed to national bee

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She was excused from final exams since they're scheduled during the national spelling bee, but chose to take them a week early.Though her favorite subject is English, she wants to be a doctor or a scientist when she grows up and plans to focus her research on curing infectious diseases. Read More »

French Socialist President Really Proud of Shaking Trump's Hand

Just two weeks into his presidency, Macron was thrust onto the global stage at last week's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meetings - meetings that brought him into contact with American President Donald Trump for the first time. While the French ambassador, Gérard Araud, did not reveal what he told the Macron , Capehart and another guest jokingly told him that he should discuss Trump's handshake with Macron . Read More »

Manchester bombing: Trump orders leak investigation as Brits halt intelligence sharing

Waddy went on to tell the Sky News reporter that she didn't think security took her seriously because of how they treated her daughter after she also got up and complained about the woman. The pictures were apparently taken by police investigators and, according to British government ministry sources , leaked by United States counterparts they had been shared with. Read More »