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Clouds, rain to move across ME on Memorial Day


Several complexes of rain and thunderstorms exist this morning from Alabama all the way to Texas. The color chart to the right of the loop refers to the strength of the radar signal that returns to the radar, not to the amount of rainfall. Read More »

EKU's Imer Qualifies for NCAA Championships in 5000 Meters


The Sooners ended the third round in a tie for second place and the Cowboys are in sixth plays after three rounds in Sugar Grove, Illinois. That time ranks No. Richards has broken 20 seconds twice this season. Fisher won his 5,000 section in the same manner he won the 1,500 at the Pac-12 Championships, by absorbing a slow pace and then leaving the field behind with a strong finishing kick, running 14:12.79. Read More »

Texas House Approves Bathroom Restrictions for Public Schools


House members voted Sunday to amend the bill - which focuses on school districts' "multihazard emergency operations plans" - to add language that would require K-12 schools to provide single-stall restrooms, locker rooms and changing facilities to a student "who does not wish" to use facilities designated by "biological sex". Read More »

Another man linked to Manchester attack arrested by police

The Bank Holiday raids followed a flurry of police activity in Manchester over the weekend, with the arrest of a 25-year-old man in Old Trafford and a 19-year-old man in Gorton. "The information came from the interception of his communications by USA federal agents, who had been investigating Abedi since the middle of 2016, and from information unearthed in Libya , where his family was linked to terrorist groups", the source further said, adding "Following this US tip-off, Abedi and other ... Read More »

Vettel victory not orchestrated by Ferrari - Wolff

The race was back on on lap 68, which again allowed Vettel to pull away but put Ricciardo under pressure from Bottas and Verstappen and the Australian's race very almost ended then and there when he got too deep into turn one and hit the wall hard. Read More »

European Union officials to evaluate airline laptop ban


European irritation at the lack of information-sharing comes amid increasing tensions after the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump revealed to Russia's foreign minister and ambassador closely held intelligence from a US partner about an Islamic State terrorist plot to use laptop computers as possible weapons aboard commercial aircraft. Read More »

Gianforte Wins Montana Vote Despite 'Body Slam' Charge

Just one night before the polls opened, Gianforte violently assaulted Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs , who asked him about the House Obamacare repeal during an event in Bozeman. Gianforte has been charged with misdemeanor assault and could face additional, more serious charges once prosecutors review the evidence. During his run for the House seat, Mr Gianforte tied himself to Mr Trump, promising to help "drain the swamp" and campaigning with Vice President Mike Pence and Donald Trump ... Read More »

United States university students walk out of vice-president's speech

The former IN governor "has supported policies that have targeted the weakest and most vulnerable among us", said graduate student Luis Miranda to NBC affiliate WNDU before graduation day. Pence was invited after thousands of students signed a petition asking the university not to invite President Trump . Bill Dimaro said he was proud of his graduating daughter, Cassandra, for taking part in the action. Read More »

Kushner ties to Russian Federation questioned as Trump blasts media lies


The person with knowledge of the investigation says the request is the first time any investigators have made inquiries with Trump's campaign officials. But he said that in general, "We have backchannel communication with a number of countries". "But for people associated with the campaign after that campaign has ended and where the Russians during that campaign were helping you, to try to establish a back channel and hide it from your own government, that's a serious allegation", he said. Read More »

UK Police apprehend 16th suspect in relation to Manchester attack

At least one person was detained. Renee Rachel Black, right, is comforted by Sadiq Patel in front of flower tributes at Albert Square central Manchester , England Wednesday May 24 2017. In an interview with the BBC on Sunday, Rudd acknowledged some members of his network could still be free. "There will be more arrests, and there will be more searches, but this greater clarity and this progress has the judgment that an attack is no longer imminent". Read More »

JFK legacy celebrated on 100th birthday


Navy. On a morning leading up to that presentation, some of these 8- and 9-year-old Devotion school writers shared their work. The life and legacy of President John F. The exhibit displays more than 80 photographs, text panels and artifacts of Kennedy's life. It's held several events this weekend to honor Kennedy's legacy. Read More »

France's Macron: Hopes Trump Will Finally Back Climate Deal


Images from the photo session at the United States ambassador's residence in Brussels showed Trump finally giving up, his fingers loosened while Macron is still holding on tightly. Mr Macron told a Sunday newspaper in France that " my handshake with him, it wasn't innocent ". Trump called Macron after his resounding victory. Read More »

Manchester attack transforms Britain's election campaign

In the Sunday Times , a YouGov poll put Tories seven points ahead on 43% (unchanged since a similar poll on Friday), with Labour down two points on 36%, Lib Dems down a point on 9% and Ukip unchanged on 4%. Labour was preferred by a margin of 42 per cent to 37 per cent for having the "best policies for people like me and my family". The ORB poll suggested a shift towards Corbyn among women over the course of the campaign, with the proportion saying they would vote Labour rising from ... Read More »

Trump attacks 'fake news' following Kushner reports


The swirling speculation and conjecture about Russian Federation appeared to quickly squelch any hope the administration may have had of pivoting from a foreign trip the White House viewed as successful to alleviate the political pressures Trump is facing at home. Read More »

1 of 2 girls harassed on train speaks out

One of the girls is Muslim and was wearing the hijab . She tells KPTV that after strangers defended them, an argument began and they ran away when Christian started stabbing people. Authorities said three men - Rick John Best, 53, Taliesin Myrddin Namkai-Meche, 23, and Micah David-Cole Fletcher, 21 - tried to defend Mangum and her friend before the incident turned fatal when Christian allegedly attacked the men with a knife. Read More »

The G7 summit ends without USA commitment on Paris agreement

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamGraham: Calling climate change a "hoax" bad for GOP Graham: Comey should be held accountable for acting on bad intel Trump got harsher GOP reception than Bush on budget MORE (R-S.C) said on Sunday that if President Trump withdraws the US from the Paris climate deal, it would affirm to the world that he believes climate change to be a "hoax" and would badly hurt the GOP and the country. Read More »

Jared Kushner 'wanted secret line to Russia': Diplomat


After the November 8 election, Kushner and Flynn also discussed with Kislyak the idea of creating a back channel between Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin that could have bypassed diplomats and intelligence agencies, two of the sources said. Read More »

USA intelligence committee to subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe


The committee is conducting one of the main congressional probes into United States intelligence agency reports of Russian meddling in the election and whether there was collusion between Trump's campaign and Russia. On Monday, Flynn's attorney, Robert Kelner, sent a letter to Burr and Warner, informing them that Flynn was invoking his Fifth Amendment constitutional right against self-incrimination in order to avoid releasing documents. Read More »

British police hunt possible bomb-maker, accomplices after Manchester bombing


Gallagher tweeted that he was "in total shock and absolutely devastated" by the attack. Britain's terror threat assessment has been increased to "critical", the highest level, meaning an attack is considered imminent. Former Oasis frontman Liam Gallagher, a Manchester native, said on Friday he would donate the proceeds of his show next Tuesday in the city to a fund supporting victims and their families. Read More »

Supreme Court strikes down NC districts over racial bias


It's also a map that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down yesterday as illegal. In 1986, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that partisan gerrymandering could potentially be challenged as unconstitutional if it involved "intentional discrimination against an identifiable political group and an actual discriminatory effect on that group". Read More »

Trump accuses media of fabricating news


The Wall Street Journal reported this week that a legal team may review Trump's tweets before they are sent out, while the New York Times said the president has been urged by staff to stop tweeting. McMaster told reporters that he "would not be concerned about a back-channel" between Trump and the Kremlin. About former NSA director Mike Hayden's criticism of Kushner speaking to the Russians, Kelly said: "Any information flow inot the government, I won't criticize that". Read More »

After being charged with allegedly assaulting reporter, Gianforte wins Montana House seat

Greg Gianforte was charged with assault on the eve of the special election. Gianforte defeated Quist 50.2-44.1. "Great win in Montana ", Trump told reporters trailing him at the G-7 Summit in Sicily, before walking away. At his victory celebration, Gianforte apologized to Jacobs by name. Mr Ryan spokesman Zack Roday in a statement praised the victor as an "outsider" who "will be a valuable voice in the House Republican Conference". Read More »